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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 10, 1931
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MARCH 10 1931 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZKITE ijSpark of Life Burns, Feebly in Breast of Civil War Vet, 115 FRANKLIN, Md., March 10. UP) --The spark of life still burned feebly today in the breast of Burbridge Coleman Trenum, whose family bible records his age as 115 years. Trenum was reported dead last Bight, but today relatives said lie still was living, altho "very low." He fell a. victim of bronchitis. Trenum, a Civil war veteran, is the father of 33 children, 21 of them by his second wife, who now is caring: for him. The most effective law is the unwritten one everybody agrees on. Note how unfailingly the late owner takes his place at the tail end of the line.--Davenport Times. Highway 71 Group in Annual Eession Picks 1931 State Officers , ST. JOSEPH, Mo., March 10. £· ~-E. W. Gray, Maryville, Mo., was elected president of the U. S. Highway No. 71 association at the organization's fourth, annual convention here. -The 1,800 route extends thru Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana. ' E ; J. Novak, Fort Smith, Ark., was're-elected secretary and treasurer. State officers include: Minnesota--J. G. Robinson, Jackson, Minn., vice president and A. F. Strunk, Windom, Minn., director. Iowa--C. S. Relyea, Atlantic, vice president and Guy Neal, Sac City, director. A DISCOURAGED CRIMINAL- THE FIREBUG THE arsonist more and more is becoming ' a discouraged criminal. So relentless is the search--so greatly Improved are th methods of detectins the deeds of this foe to all society--that fires started either for revenge or gain are steadily decreasing in number. Likewise the pyromaniac, with his abnormal ' mind, is being curbed. More than half the states have amended their laws to more effectively check the operations of men who endanger the iives of others in their efforts to profit through destruction by fire. Other states are joining the movement. STOCK FIRE INSURANCE companies, through the Arson Department '-- T -i-i- ,ri3%oktr«sJUtte{wUBo«rd of Fire Underwriters, work unceasingly to apprehend the arsonist. The Arson Squads-composed of a large num- berof specially trained men--operates quietly and effectively in cooperation with the police and prosecuting authorities of states^ and municipalities, to safeguard the public against this form of crimes CHICAGO 2S2 West Adams Stnci Stock Fir* /n*ur*nc« Companies arc ff«pr««ente/ by Ctpfblt Agents fa Your Community THE NATIONAL BOARD OF FIRE U N D E R W R I T E R S 85 John Street, New York SAN FRANOSCO Mcrcfanb Exchingc Bids, A Nation*! Org*nk«tioii of Stock Fin Insurtnc* Comp*nf« Etttbllitrtd In 1866 National Board INSURANCE CAN BE OBTAINED IN MASON CITY FROM THE FOLLOWING FIRMS G. S. AVERY SON, Inc. Phone 357 First National Bank Bldg. RALPH LLOYD JONES CO, Phone 326 22 Second St. N. E. A; W. KNESEL SON Phone 994 21'/ z S. Federal Ave. W. L PATTON Phone 790 109 East State St. IOWA COMPANY Phone 3300 ' 301 First National Bank Bldg. Candidates Chosen at Plymouth Caucus PLYMOUTH, March 10--The :own caucus was held here · last night, Oswald Strand receiving 91 votes and P. H. Graves 67 votes for mayor. The caucus voting for councilman resulted in P. A. Peshack, 89; H. L. Tenney, 87; M. J. Mikkelson, 81; George-Reynolds, 85; Harry Hill, 95; F. H. Harmon, 75;"T. M. Buck, 70; W. O. Prescott, 83; Lewis L,antz, 69; and Sara Graverson, 76. Martin Hanson waa unanimously named for treasurer and R. O. Peshack for assessor; Lions Club at Belmond Host to Honor Students BELMOND, March 10.--The Lions club acted as host at the :uncheon Monday at Hotel Case to Ray Bonte and Veona Townson from junior high and Raymond Hill and Lorenna Ersland from high school. These four made the greatest gain In grades during the past six weeks. - · Dies at Cedar Rapids. WESLEY, March 10.--Word has been received here that James Gurrin, 67, died at the home o£ his sister, Mrs. George Holloway at Cedar Rapids. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Gurrin who homesteaded land near Wesley in 1860. « We finally got far enough into the Wickersham committee's mystery, after-nine attempts, to suspect it was the butler who did the shooting.--Detroit News. THEY'RE PALS OF '61 DRESS your HAIR -- TREATyour SCALP in one operation, teepiyour hair healthy, lustrous, and in place.' for the entire family. Does COFFEE Give You Sleepless Nights? (also other drinks and -foods) Vjoften keep you awake. Frequently this is due to an acid condition they create. The next time you raid the ice box before retiring, eat two or three Tuma (often only one Turn is enough) to relieve the Heartburn, Sour Stomach, Gas, Acid Indigestion, which cause many sleepless rights. Easy to prove -- get a roll of Tuma at any drug store and try them. Only 10c- _for Add Indigestion *·»» ^s***** -- BILL PLANS NEW IOWA DISTRICTS levamping Measure by Blair Cuts State Down to 9 Congressmen. DES MOINES, March 10. (#)--A ill providing for the revamping of owa's congressional districts, in ine with President Hoover's plau, vas introduced In the legislature oday by Representative J. P. Blair -f Bueua , Vista county. The bill irovides for nine instead oE 11 dis- ricts, apportioned as follows: First--Mahaska, Keokuk, Monroe, Wapello, Jefferson, Henry, DBA lioines, Appanoose, Davis, Van Buren and Lee counties. Population 262,381. Second--Poweshiek, Iowa,' John- ion, Cedar, Clinton, Scott, Musca- ine, Washington and Louisa counties. Population 265,586. Floyd in Fourth. Third--Clayton, Buchanan, Dela- Civil war memories were revived, recently, when General James B. Jewel, Fort Morgan, Colo., national commandcr-in-chlef of the Grand Army of the Republic, went to Otee, near Asheville, N. Car., to inspect, the U. S. Veterans' hospital and found his old army pal, Dr. H. C. Dodge of Boulder, Colo., passing the winter with his son, a doctor at the hospital. It was Dr. Dodge who placed General Jewel's name In,nomination for the presidency, last year. General Jewel, left, is S3 and his friend is 90. Birthdays of Twins Is Celebrated by 1 40 With Party at Marble Rock MARBLE ROCK, March 10.-There were 140 guests at a birthday party in the Yeomaa hall to celebrate the eighteenth birthday anniversary of Gale and Dale Hillman, twin sons of Mrs. Leonard Hillman, a former resident, now of Packard. Dancing and games and the birthday supper were on the program. It was also the birthday of Wilma Mooberry, who was included with the guests of honor. Dale .and Gale are the grandsons of Mrs. Kate Hillman of this place. Mrs. Lavina Wildman Victim of Pneumonia CORWITH, March 10.--Word was received of the death o£ Mrs. Lavina Wildman Sunday morning at Decatur, 111., from pneumonia. Sne had gone to Oklahoma two weeks ago to visit a- brother who was sick and to visit her children near Decatur. She had been ill only a few days. Mrs. Wildman is survived bj four children, Mrs. Hazel Primmer and Russell of Decatur, Neal o: Corwith and Benjamin, who is In California. She had been a residen f of Corwith for about 30 years. Mr and Mrs. Neal Wildman lett for 111! nois Sunday, where the funeral wil be held. Is Held at Algona ALGONA, March 10. -- The Methodists will hold a district music festival here Tuesday. Nearly 600 will take part. Prof. Paul McCollin of Morningslde college will direct the choruses, and Prof. Leo Kucinski of Morningside college will direct the orchestras. Lions District Governor- Is Clarksville Speaker CLARKSVILLE, March, 10.-District Governor Raymond* Grant of Vinto'n gave a talk at the Lions club. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Witt and the Rev. Grant of Shell RocJc, and Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Lackman of this place. BUY R C A RADIOTRONS VANCE Music Co. TUBES TESTED FREE WE SELL RADIOTRONS Tubes Tested Free Gurrie -Van Ness Co. more fiin when you get new tubes Even thefinest set will not perform at its beat if its tubes are inferior or worn-ont Put in new RCA Radiotrons, the radio tnbestiEedby 200 leading broadcasting stations. RCA RADIOTRON CO., INC. Harrison, N, J. (A Radio Corporation ofAmtritM Subsidiary) £eok for tbe red ·ad black carton R C A R A D I O T R O N S T H I H E A R T Of YOU* R A D I O R C A RADIOTRONS Distributed By L. P. Cpurshon Company. Mason City, Iowa R C A RADIOTRONS Sold By Peoples Gas Electric Co. ·To* Better Appliances" Open Evenings Mrs. Macauley, Burt, Buried in Wisconsin BURT, March 10.--A short fu neral service was held early Sundaj morning at the home for Mrs. Pau Macauley, who died Saturday morn ing. Following the service, Pau Macauley, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Manor of Tenold and Arlene Steward lef with the body for Menominee, Wis. where funeral services were held yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Grace Manor Macauley was born at Ar kansaw, Wls. She was married ti Paul Macauley. About 14 years ag they came to Burt and since thai time Mr. Macauley has been butter maker of the Burt creamery. Commerce Professor Is on Program at Waverly WAVERLY, March 10. -- Prof. Sidney G. Winter of the college of commerce of the State University of Iowa will be the speaker for the annual meeting and banquet of the Bremer County Merchants Credit association in the community basement Tuesday evening. More than 150 merchants and employes of Bremer and Butler counties are to attend. George J. Kaiser of Waverly is association president with E. A. Schiefelbein secretary. Thornton Pupils Will Be in Declam Recital THORNTON, March 10.--Miss Theresa Mors ig presenting declamatory students from the third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades in a recital Thursday night in the school auditorium. The pupils are Kenneth Ingebretson, Max Sawyer, Irene Ploy, Mary Margaret James, John Miles, Geneva Peterson, Deloris Thada, Odella Agler, Earl Anderson, Lyle Bruce, Iva Champion, Betty Jane Christensen, Mary Courtney, Ross Hanson, Evelyn Ingebretson, Martha Ruth James, Keith Larson, Loretta Morris, Margie Moritz, Vera Morris, Claude Parish, Winifred Petersen, Lorene Throssel, Merrill Wagner, Eleanor Wenzel, Martia Christensen and Wilbur Ingelbret- son. Last Lot of Webster Bonds Will Be Sold FORT DODGE, March 10. (ffl--A block of $350,000 worth of road bonds, the last of Webster county's authorized 51,800,000 paving issus. will be offered for sale March 17 bv County Treasurer V. E. Hale. Revenue from the block is to pay for paving state highway No. 5 from Fort Dodge to the Calhoun county line, this year. The $1,900,000 roar) bond issue was authorized by a special election May 27, 1929, and since that time .$1,550,000 worth have been sold. The county's bonded indebtedness will total $2,055,000 when this block Is said- ware, Dubuque, Benton, Linn, Jones and Jackson counties. Population 288,306. Fourth--Mitchell, Howard, W1- neshiek, Allamakee, Floyd, Chickasaw, Fayette, Franklin, Butler, Bremer, Hardin, Grundy and Black Hawk. Population 286,682. Fifth--Story, Marshall, Polk anil Jasper. Population 270,641. Sixth--Cass,- Adair, M a d i s o n , Warren, Marion, Mills, Montgomery, Adams, Union, Clark, Lucua, Fremont, Page, Taylor, Riuggold. Decatur and Wayne. Population 274,011. Cerro Gordo in'Eighth. Seventh--Monona, Crawford, Carroll, Greene, Boone, Harrison, Shelby, Audubon, Guthrie, Dallas and Pottawattamie. Population 274,363 Eighth--Emmet, Kossuth, Winne bago, Worth, Palo Alto, Hancock: Cerro Gordo, Pocahontas, Humboldt, Wright, Sac, Calhoun, Webster and Hamilton. Population. 2 7 7,045. Ninth--Lyon, Osceola,, Dickinson, Sioux, O'Brien, Clay, Plymouth, Cherokee, Buena Vista, Woodbury and Ida. Population 272,844. 20 Hogs Burned in Fire on Farm Near Bancroft BANCROFT, March 10.--An individual hoghouse containing four sows and 16 pigs was destroyed by fire Sunday at the Henry Lampe, Sr., farm. The origin of the fire is unknown. The loss was more than $5uu and was not covered by insurance. DAMON'S Hats Have Halos 'Round Your Head . . . and are worn off the face with a few curls showing. We have the new models in all straws, panamalacs a n d bakus that are smart for spring. They are modestly priced'at-- .f *"*£· $5 Floor of Fashions the Second Any old wheeze about the Japanese diet ought to make the Digest. --Weston Leader. McCatl Printed Pattern No. 6470 o NE simply has to have a frock this season whose plaid is frankly of Scottish descent, or which is of an adroit striped pattern. Our stripes and plaids are simply charming, and we urge you to make them into chic frocks with McCall Printed Patterns. Damon's, Inc. WEDNESDAY! A r^rir'cc 1 o A i r 1 PRESS SALE Featuring Materials Positively to be Found Only in $15 Dresses^ f NEVER ACCOMPLISHED BEFORE! Heavy Quality "FAILLE CANTONS" New, Large, Floral Pattern "Printed Crepes!" Gorgeous "Sunday Night" Frocks! Fashions for Daytime, Afternoon, Tea, Shopping, and Party Wear! Striking Color Harmonies! Dark or pastel backgrounds of beige, chartreuse, blue, grey, green covered with lively floral designs of red, cinnamon, dew green, rose, sand, orchid, white. Great Variety! Spring's Gayest Color Blendings! What a sale! Dresses of superb, striking beauty --- Spring's newest! S n u g Waists .. . long flared skirts . . . clever V-necks ... tie belts ... ornamental clasps ... bou- tenniere trimmings of velvet or self fabric. Magnificent in fashion ... jubilant in color... extraordinary in quality ... amazing in dollar for dollar value! LOVELY PASTELS! Challenge Homage Jean D'Arc Yacht Blue Patou Green Beige Jade 3 SOUTH FEDERAL 11

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