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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, April 6, 1934
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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE APRIL 6 1931. HEARING HELD IN SCHOOL APPEAL County Superintendent Will Give Decision in Case. at Kendallville. DECORAH, April 6.--The hearing on the appeal to the county superintendent of schools, Charles G. Stoen, of the decision of the school board at Kendallville, which changed the site of the proposed school building in that district, has been completed with considerable testimony taken.on both sides. The attorneys will submit briefs within 20 days to Mr. Stoen, each side being allowed that length of time for this purpose, and five days additional for reply after which the county superintendent gives a decision. Attorneys for the school board are J. Nelson and E. J. Hook of Decorah. C. N. Houck of Decorah and Gerald Lyons of Cresco represent the appellants. Dental Talks Planned in 3 Howard Schools CRESCO, April 6. -- Howard county schools are to enjoy, a series of dental lessons at various points In the county to be conducted by Miss Edith M. Holstrum of the «x- tension division of the dental bureau of the State University of Iowa. The schedule is: Cresco school gymnasium Wednesday evening, April 18; Chester community hall Thursday, April 19; Elma high school gymnasium Friday evening. April 20. Twelve rural schools of Howard county have been awarded their 100 per cent dental certificates for the present school year. Mrs. Amonson Funeral Held at Eagle Grove EAGLE GROVE. April 6.--Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Amonson, 57, widow. Eagle Grove, were held at the East side Lutheran church Friday afternoon, in charge of the Rev. T. J. Severtson Mrs. Amonson died in Watertown, S. Dak., after a. short illness. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Wendell Johnson of Kanawha and Mrs. Delbert Hunt of Fargo, N. Dak., also by two sons, Omer and Miller Amonson, in this city. Roper Heads Rotary Club. EAGLE GROBE, April' 6.--The Rotary club elected president, R. E Roper; vice president, Clifford H. Beem; secretary, Merryl MacNaughton- treasurer, Marvin Uhr. The Rev. A. S. Kilbourn and Elmer Johnson were appointed directors^ It's a Wise Head That Chooses a WIDE BRIM In lovely crepes and crisp, new straws! Brims are growing wider each day and ours are keeping pace. You'll love the lines of each and every,' one and the snug fitting backs designed to give you comfort with your spring coat. "'It's Merkel's hr'ffdts" NEW CREPES, $1.95 TWENTY YEARS OLD! F O R T Y YEARS YOUNG! Code Operations Are Discussed at Meeting of Press Association DBS MOINES, April 6. (.#--Iowa editors and publishers began consideration of business matters here ,oday in opening the annual convention of the Iowa Press associa- ion. Code operations were discussed at the afternoon session under the direction of K. E. Baldridge of 31oomfield, a member of the na- ional graphic arts code authority. Committees of the convention also began their work on resolutions, nominations and business matters following the annual address of the president, V. H. Love- oy of the Jefferson Bee. A separate meeting was arranged 'or members of the Iowa Daily Press association, who were to lear the president of their organ- zation, R. R. O'Brien of the Council Jluffs Nonpareil. William F. Adams will be the principal speaker at the Friday evening banquet, discussing English newspaper practices. Saturday morning will be devoted to a business session. Juniors to Givo Play. BELMOND, April 6.--The junior class will present the play, "Sound Your Horn" by Reed, in the school auditorium Friday night. The students taking part are: Lirlene Oppedal, Helen Olsen, Doris Berghefer, Wilbur Luick, Duren Hill. Muriel Bohning, Marjorie Moore, Olive Nelson,' Keith Madsen and Clair Wessel. More than 70,000 foreign and counterfeit coins were placed-in telephone boxes and automatic stamp machines in England last year. SINGER'S SON SIGNS Enrico Caruso, Jr., son of the celebrated opera ginger, is shown in this photo from Hollywood. The youth has been signed to a long term movie contract and makes his picture debut soon. "Pageant of Shawls" Gven at Charles City by White Shrine Order CHARLES CITY, April 6.--The "Pageant of Shawls" was presented last evening in the Masonic temple by the Order of White Shrine of Jerusalem. Characters in the native costumes of different countries appeared in pantomime, accompanied by piano and text read by Miss Emma Stoecker. Interspersed between the character parts were a violin solo by Katherine Blumenstiel, accompanied by Frances Dickirson, readings by Wilda Beth Smith and Beth Larson, duet by the Simpson sisters accompanied by their sister, Anna Marie. Vocal solos were sung by Mrs. George Buckman, Loriane Buckman and Mrs. Maud Paxton. At the conclusion 20 shawls were displayed on living models. Included in the list were three more than 100 years old, fine and heavier wool shawls, fine patterned Paisley shawls, handsomely embroidered white and colored shawls, a heavy knit shawl elaborately cross stitched 75 years ago and silk lace shawls. Many of them came from foreign lands and one unusual blue rose bordered shawl thin as gossamer came from England more than a century ago. Charles CityNews Mission Play Presented by Society at Luvernc LUVERNE, April 6.--"In His Name" was the name of the mission play presented by the W. H. Thursday afternoon at the church. Those ta'king part were Eileen Neal, Maxine Smith, Martha Spooner, Lucinda Stone, Mary Margaret Phillips, Fay Lichty, Evelyn Sorenson and Helen Knebler. Lamoni Teacher Is Injured in Mishap EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo., April 6. UP)--Florence Thompson, head of the speech department of Graceland college, Lamoni, Iowa, suffered serious spine injuries in an automobile accident in which four others were slightly injured here. She was enroutc with a party to Independence, Mo., to attend the international conference of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. Candidate for Sheriff. DECORAH, ' April 6.--Oscar A. Resell, local manager of the Aliber loan agency at Decorah, has announced his candidacy for the nomination of the republican party for sheriff. Mr. Rosell has been a resident of Decorah for 13 years and was formely a resident of Buena Vista county. Big'Crowd Prevents Perry School Board From Having Hearing PERRY, April 6. UP)--A crowd of Perry residents last night prevented the Perry school board from holding a private hearing on charges of incompetence against Frances Giltner, high school teacher. The crowd gathered in the office of Supt. W. G. Clark, where the hearing was to have been held, and refused to leave when the board by a. majority, vote decided on an executive session. Persistence of the crowd that the session be open to the public led the board to adjourn without taking action. Miss Giltner had been discharged by Superintendent Clark on the grounds of alleged incompetence and the meeting was to have decided whether the discharge should be permanent. CCC Workers Leave. NORTHWOOD, April 6.--Eight from Worth county weht to Mason City and joined a delegation of CCC camp workers bound for Des Moines. Those leaving were Marvin Olson and George McQuatters, Northwood; Lyle Lindquist and Raymond Rekow, Kensett; Allan Leslie, Ivan Chapman, Howard Olson and Joe Basgall, Manly. Colflesh Will Speak at Belmond Banquet May 1 BELMOND, April 6.--The local I. O. O. F. lodge is completing plans or a Father-Son banquet to be held In the hall Tuesday evening, May 1. An extensive program is being planned with Robert W. Colflesh of Des Moines as the feature speaker, Mr. Colflesh is a candidate for the republican nomination for governor of Iowa, a member of the I. 0. O. F. organization and past state commander of the American Legion. Appointive Officers of Thompson Are Announced THOMPSON, April 6.--The town council named Knut Opehim, retiring marshal, as street commissioner. John Batton was hired as marshal and Albert Erickson was re-elected city clerk; L. A. Larson was hired to take care of the cemetery. Latham Heads Fraternity. AMES, April 6.--Wilbur Latham of Alexander has been elected president of the Iowa State College chapter of Alpha Zeta, national honorary agricultural fraternity. Horace Cheney of Emerson is the new vice-pes,ident; Vernon Ferguson of State Center, secretary; and Herbert Lenz of Lebanon, Mo., secretary. W HETHER your curves arc a subtle suggestion or a solid fact you'll like yourself much better ia one of our new Vassarette Foundation Garments. You'd never imagine such restraint possible from such dainty, airy, responsive little things. But we bappen to know that Vassarette Girdles, Uplift Bandeaux and All-in-Ones are making young figures lovetier and older figures much younger. Just try one on your figure! VASSAREUE FOUNDATIONS WE PUT THE INITIALS ON WHILE YOU WAIT. $O.98 2 §MART, new umbrellas, 16 rib stylet in i variety of pattcrni! and materials ... border and allover effects. All made with ONANOFF removable custom handles. NAVY ... GREEN . .. BROWN . .. BLACK and BLK./WHITE. Merkel's First Floor Mrs. Woodward Gives Talk on Three Years She Resided in China CHARLES CITY, April 6.--Mrs. Lynn Webster Woodward o£ 'Mason City gave a talk on her residence in China in 1911, the beginning of a three year sojourn there, to the Congregational Church club yesterday afternoon. Her husband was employed in the medical school and their "life gave'her, an. opportunity to study the poorer classes in China, She said the poor were not interested in the government;'all they asked was enough to eat. With'no sewers in the cities, sanitation was' unknown. ' Many persons came 600 miles for medical treatment. She said the adult Chinese were very resistant to germs and Chinese girls made fine nurses, as they are patient and thorough. The native treatment for sickness was to stick a pin where the pain was located.. Mrs. Woodward spent her girlhood'in. Charles City and was introduced by an old schoolmate, Mrs. A. G. Regel. Mrs. A. L. Miller presided at the business meeting after which Mrs. Lydia. Kern gave a talk on national Easter activities and Dorothy Miller played two harp solos. Mrs. Myrtle Kellogg's committee served. Correctly Blended Face Powder Cannot Be Factory Made IT must be blended to match your individual skin. It must be a perfect reflection of your personality. That is why *vs have a special Rites for Lynch and Skyrme, Charles City, to Be Held Saturday . CHARLES CITY, April 6--Funeral services for Joe M. Lynch, 59, will be held Saturday at 9 a. m. in the Catholic church with the Rev. W. J. Convery officiating and burial will be in Calvary cemetery. Mr. Lynch, who was a painter, died at his home, 1007 F street yesterday forenoon. He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Leo Adams of Charles City, son, Ernest Lynch of Minneapolis, three sisters, Mary of this city, Margaret of Minneapolis ] and Mrs. Anna Cornwell, Seattle, Wash., three brothers, Patrick and Thomas of Waterloo and John, Charles City. Mr. Lynch had been ill four years. Arthur J. Skyrme, 79, -will' be buried in Riverside cemetery Saturday afternoon following services in the First Baptist church at 2 o'clock in charge of the Rev. A. A. Rideout. He died yesterday morning at the home of Harry A. Lightbody, 1004 Court street, following a long illness. He is survived by one son and five daughters, D. J. Skyrme, Mrs. Bessie Lighbody · and. Mrs. Pency Salsbury of Charles City, Mrs. Clara Beachler, Reynolds, Nebr.; Mrs. Ona Steele, Kansas City and Mrs. Alice Beck, Takamah, Nebr. Mrs. Skyrme died in 1930. TECHNICIAN in our toiletries section, skilled in the art of individual powder jlending If you want a powder that is your* alone . . . one which will highlight your beauty, let her blend a box for you. ·j.oo 5.00 3-°o O. CHARLES CITY BRIEFS CHARLES CITY, April 6.--Mrs. Mary Shoemaker, daughter of William Carbiener, was married last Tuesday in Minneapolis by the Rev. Phillip Landers to Oscar Brehmer, a retired farmer of Dumont. They will return Monday to make their home in Dumont. Nine 4-H club boys went to Waterloo today to take part in . the state 4-H club basketball tournament. Mr. and Mrs. B. Woodward are the parents of a daughter born in the Cedar Valley hospital. Marie Roberts of Rockford is recovering from a major operation in the hospital. W. C. Morris and Mrs. Leo Halvicek of Osage are new patients in the hospital. The new beauty dam put in by the CWA below the Main street bridge was put to a test this week with the high water which has not yet receded enough to view the effect on the new dam. The Rev.- Alfred Christensen of Floyd spoke at the church night gathering of the Baptist church Wednesday evening. Ridden by a short-sighted jockey, a blind horse won a trotting match having 16 entries, in Vincennes, France, recently. Stylish clothes are ready for you in the good old USA 1919 A SIGN THAT REGIMENTS CHEERED This signboard in France looked like home and Mother to America's fighting men coming out of the trenches. Regiments cheered it as they embarked and hundreds of thousands of men were soon back in Hart Schafraer Marx clothes--the clothes they knew and trusted 1 19 34 REASON TO CHEER AGAIN Another war is won. Millions of men are discarding the uniform of hard times for new, better clothes. This label, the Trumpeter they know and trust, still stands as the symbol of the clothes they can depend on in the "Good Old USA"

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