The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 26, 1936 · Page 16
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 16

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 26, 1936
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SIXTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 26 Clear Lake Globe-Gazette OFFICE PHONE 239 HELEN HENDRICKS, News Editor LEE DEWIGGINS, Circulation and Advertising Residence Phone 310-W Residence Phone 67 DISTRICT HEAD IS LION GUEST Aasgaard, Lake Mills, Inspects Lake Club; Blough Speaks. CLEAR LAKE--District Governor M. A. Aasgaard of Lake Mills was a guest o£ the Clear Lake Lions club at its noon luncheon at the Legion hall. He gave a word of greeting and inspected the club. The Rev. H. E. Blough, pastor of the Congregational church, spoke before the group on the "Relation of Vital Religion to Big Businessmen." He cited instances of nationally known laymen who have been active in the church. He pointed out that through every age there have been great prophets and men of religious genius who have set the level for coming generations. Stanley Smith, committeeman for the Boy Scouts of Clear Lake, spoke to the club on the need for funds to launch the 19S6 budget for the local troops. Plans w«re made for the local club to go to Lake Mills Tuesday, April 7, at which time the Clear Lakers will furnish the program. The Lions will also sponsor a 'basketball banquet for the high school squad in the near future. Morey Eby, coach at Coe college, under whose tutelage Coach Chris Johnston studied, has been asked to be the speaker for the affair. * * * LEGION SEWING CIRCLE CONVENES AT PHILLIPS The American Legion sewing circle will meet Friday at the Mrs. A. B. Phillips home. A dessert luncheon will be served at 1:30 o'clock. * V * STAR CLUB WILL BE MRS. NELSON'S GUESTS Mrs. Tom Nelson, corner of North Sixth and Burden streets, will be hostess to the Star club members Friday afternoon. Mrs. Howard Hansen will be the assisting hostess. * s * MRS. MINETTE IS HOSTESS TO CLUB Mrs. F. L. Minette was hostess to members of the Sunshine club at luncheon Wednesday afternoon. The serving committee included Mrs. G E; Bonner, Mrs. Ida Hendricks and Mrs. A. B. Knutson. Clear Lake Calendar Friday--American Legion auxiliary sewing circle'dessert luncheon at Mrs. A. B. Phillips home, 1:30. . - Star club at Mrs. Tom Nelson home. North Sixth and Burden ' streets, assisted by Mrs. Howard Hansen. -Christian Workers at the Mrs. N England home, South Fourth street, Mrs. Lucy Coe, hostess 2:30. -Mixed dance at Surf ballroom. --Circle No. 1 of M. E. church a Mrs. Joe Palmer home, desser luncheon at 1:30. -- Subdistrict declamatory contes at the Clear Lake high school, S Circle No. 2 of M. E. Ladies' Aid at Mrs. A. H. Lord home, North Fifth street. Saturday--Dance at North Shore Country club. --Dance at Surf ballroom. Plans for Lake Shore Improvements the CLEAR LAKE-Fluns for the construction of the concrete split-boulder wall for one block along th tat street and e temorar pier are shown. VVor lake shore between West Main street; and West State street and ^e temporary pier are shown. or started on the project this week. The crew Is now gathering and splitting rock tor the retdinlng wall. Coughlin Followers to Convene at Lake CLEAR LAKE--Members of the National Union of Social Justice will gather at the city hall Friday night at 8 o'clock to organize a local organization which will work for the principles set out by Father Charles E. Coughlin of Detroit. The meeting is called by C. A. Bowlin. PARK THEATRE TONIGHT and FRIDAY A Warner Bros. Picture "MAN OF IRON" News - Vitaphone Vaudeville and Scrappy Cartoon Admission lOc and 16c ;LAKE THEATRE ' Thursday--Last Time "King of Burlesque" Friday Only--Treat Nite Double Feature 'Case of the Missing Man' Gene Autrey, Red River Valley' Adults 16c Children lOc Record of Lewis Woodpecker in Clear Lake Published in Magazine. CLEAR LAKE--F. H. Davis, assistant superintendent of game, who identified a Lewis' woodpecker at Clear Lake this winter had an account of this record published in the March issue of the Iowa Bird Life, published in Winthrop by the Iowa Ornithologists' Union. F. J. Pierce, editor of the publication states that the only other known record for this species in Iowa is one that spent the winter of 1928-29 at Sioux City. The article reads: "I have had a Lewis woodpecker eating at a feeding station near my home in Clear Lake, Iowa, during the past winter. The bird was first observed on Nov. 10, 1935 and has been seen daily since then. It is still here, (March 2) and I wiU take note of the date of its departure. "It is a large black woodpecker with a .gray band around its neck blending: into robin-red breast. It is about 10% inches in length and is not at all shy." Seniors Will Meet J u n i o r s m Finals of Class Tourney CLEAR LAKE--The seniors defeated the sophomores 35 to 24 in a game Wednesdav afternoon at the Community building.' The winners will clash with the juniors Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock to determine the winners of the class tournament. At the close of the round robin tournament the seniors, juniors, and sophomores tied honors, each with one defeat and two victories. In the Wednesday game "Speed" Widger and Bill Turner each chalked up eight points, while Leins made nine. SUCH POPULARITY A heavyweight wrestler is popular when three-fourths of the crowd hate .him to pieces. GREW GATHERS RGOK FOR WALL Employment Is Provided for Transient Camp, WPA Workers. CLEAR LAKE-!-A crew of about 35 workers from the Mason City transient farm has started work on the 520,000 WPA project of cleaning up the lake shore, constructing a masonry retaining wall at the water's edge for one block along the city park and the building of a municipal landing dock. Headquarters for J. C. Mors, engineer, and other officials and tool storage have been set up south of the city water department. Mess quarters for the workers have also been established. Gathering Rock. At present employes on the job are engaged in gathering rock for the split boulder wall. There are several blasting crews and the rest of the men will be used to haul materials. They are working on the city property surrounding the disposal plant, and on the W. L, Able and Oscar Olson farms east of the city. The crew will be increased as material is acquired and weather permits. When the project gets underway about 100 men will be employed. The actual work of laying the stone will begin in about 10 days. A large amount of dirt fill wil be required on the park side of the wall to bring it up to a distance of two feet below the top of the wall Dirt is being hauled to the site from the excavation of the new parish house of the Catholic church Boat Ramp Planned. Plans show the Mason City ant Clear Lake streetcar line which wil remain intact for the present. A gravel promenade is planned the full length of the block above the wall overlooking the lake. A large concrete boat ramp is also planned at the foot of Main street to be used as a boat landing. The pier will be T shaped ex tending 80 feet into the lake where there will be a cross section 8 by 55 feet. The dock will be situated so that it can be removed in the fall. A new four foot walk is also planned to extend from the city park down and connect with the pier which will have a wooden floor KEEP TRYING It took Columbus several years to discover America and it took Gene Venzke several years to discover he could beat Cunningham. Spring Style Show Is Held at Lake Theater CLEAR LAKE--A large crowd attended the spring opening spon sored by the Clear Lake ready-to wear merchants Thursday night at ;he Lake theater. Wash frocks sport togs, suits, coats and after loon frocks were modeled by 12 young women representing the N T ichols Apparel shop, Hansens an the Sondrol company. 0. J. King acted as master of ceremonies, in traducing- each model and describ ing the outfits. The Myhr orchestrf furnished music during the affair. Clear Lake Briefs Inga Ferris of Forest City suf fered a broken ankle Tuesday nigh when she fell down on the danc floor at the Surf ballroom. She was given treatment at the Phillips hos pital and then returned to her horn at Forest City. Mr. and Mrs. Red Wilson an: family Jefferson street, have move to Albion, Nebr., where Mr. Wilsoj will go into business. He has bee manager of the Red Wilson orchestra here for several years Bill Pierce, U. S. Navy, De Moines, ig spending several day with his parents in Clear Lake. Mrs. H. E. Watts has returned to her home on North Fourth street after spending several months with her daughter, Roth, who teaches at Boone. Carl Borney, manager of the Park theater, has returned home after receiving: treatment at the Mercy hospital, Mason City. His condition is reported much improved. The Misses Arlene .Bailey and Elizabeth Hughes plan to spend the week-end in St. Paul with the Misses Jean Siesseger and Irma Peterson, students at St. Catherine's school. Mr. and Mrs. Ned O'Neill and family moved into their home at 104 South Oak street Thursday. They recently purchased this property. The Rev. H. E. Blough will give an illustrated lecture on the "Holy Land," before members of the Ventura P. T. A. Tuesday night at the Ventura Consolidated school. Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Holmes and family -who resided south of Clear Lake have moved to a farm near Nora Springs. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Anderson, North Fifth street; have returned from Minneapolis where they attended the funeral of H. L. Under- dohl, father of Mrs. Anderson. A New Invention for (he KITCHEN . RESTAURANT HOTEL and GROCERY Invented by Dimitrious A. Arvanitis of Mason City Xliis amazing new machine will simplify all cooking operations. Chops Fruit, Vegetables, Meats--Makes Toast, Cuts Meat and Bones Contains 15 knives which when in operation perform the above duties more quickly and more economically. INVESTIGATE THIS NEW NECESSITY NOW! For information and demonstration call Dimitrious A. Arvanitis 1410 North Federal Phone 878 AND SOLD THEM . . . College boxing may bar spectators who do not wear tuxedos. That will keep the students out. The students traded their tuxedos for raccoon coats several seasons back. North Dakota was the coldest state during the winter of 1935-36, which was marked by long tin- broken periods of abnormally cold weather. Although only two low- temperature records from first-order weather stations were broken, the combined averages for the three months just ending make this winter the coidest on record in many places, weather bureau data shows. --United Press News. With the completion of the design for an official flag for the vice president, recently ordered by President Roosevelt, official flags are provided for all the highest ranking administration officials. Such flags have long been used by cabinet oficers.-- United States News. A bill has been introduced into the house to appropriate one hundred million dollars annually to the , states to enable them to provide I more equitable educational opportunities. It empowers the United States commissioner of education to distribute the fund on the basis of each state's ability to support edu- i cation.--United States News. Our Second Anniversary Sale FREE WALLPAPER For One Week Only We Will Give the Ceiling Paper Away With Every Room of Paper That We Sell! HERE'S THE PLAN: Buy the wall and border at the regular price and we will give you the ceiling absolutely Free You can buy one room or a dozen at any price you want to pay. 375 Patterns to choose from. We urge you to be here early and take advantage of these great Savings! Wall Paper Priced from 4c Roll Up, and Ceilings Free STAR WALLPAPER and PAINT CO. OPPOSITE NEW POSTOFFICE "WE SELL FOR LESS" PHONE 1192 Iowa Daily Press Association FEBRUARY PRIZE WINNING NEWS "Eat or Be Eaten M R. RED FOX was hungry. He did not realize it, of course, but he and ail the other wild life in Iowa were going through the coldest winter on record. Therefore it was with the utmost care that he edged up on a covey of pheasants one wintry day last month near Dubuque. So intent was he on his quarry that he did not notice a farmer lad a short distance away, photographing this tense scene of wild life drama.* The picture, reproduced above, has been voted the most unusual picture of the month by the editors of the Iowa Daily Press Association, of which the Globe-Gazette is a member. This news picture is only one of dozens the Globe-Gazette carries every month through the outstanding facilities of the Iowa Daily Press News- Photo service. Through thirty daily newspapers, located all over the state, the Globe-Gazette daily brings you pictures of news events and unusual situations from every corner of Iowa. Watch the Globe-Gazette for this pictorial history of Iowa as told through the Iowa Daily Press. *--For those who have been wondering, the photographer killed the fox, and the pheasants escaped. EDITOR'S NOTE--The Iowa Daily Press association Is complimented by the fact that an Iowa Sunday paper, not a member of this organization, has regarded this particular picture subject so highly as to copy it a litlle more than a month after Us appearance In the IDPA papers.

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