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Mason City, Iowa
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10 Mason City's Calendar March 8--V. F. W.-Auxiliary G:30 p. ra. dinner at V. F. W. hall, i John J. MeAIahoii, V. F. \\'. leg- i islative r c p r e s'c n t a live, Des Moines. to address V. F. W. March 12 __ Union Candlelight services at the First Church of Christ at 8 o'clock in the evening. March 13--Mason City school election. March 21 to 25--Boys and Girls · Hobby show at Y. M. C. A. and y. w. c. A. March 22--Junior class o£ Mason City high school presents Noel Coward's stegehit, "I'll Leave It To You." March 23-23--Annual convention of the north centra! division of Iowa State Teachers association in Mason City. March 24-April 3--School spring vacation. March 28-31--Globe-Gazette cooking school, high school auditorium. March 29-31--North Iowa building and home furnishings show, high school gymnasium. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ·WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 1939 'fc Candidate for Re-Election Sponsored Many improvements Here in Mason City Insist on Shcpard Abstracts. 502508 Foresters Bldg. Ph. 28*. Mayor Harr.v Broivn left Wednesday morning for St. Paul and Minneapolis. At Minneapolis, Mr. Brown, who is vice president of the Iowa Association of Insurance Agents, was'to attend the midyear conference of the Minnesota Association of Insurance Agents. For Speedcx call Payne Wallpaper and Paint Store, Del. Bldg. A group of entertainers from the Alliance tabernacle presented a program at the I. O. O. F. home Tuesday evening. Piano, sousaphone, harmonica and vocal duet numbers were given. Xew loxv prices on National Cash Register Supplies. Canners Supply Co., I l l E. State. Ph. 278. C'anner's Supply are the only dealers in Mason City to sell National Cash Register Supplies. I l l E. State. Ph. 278. The Elks lodge will meet Thursday evening-for a fish dinner, initiation of new members and the nomination of officers for the coming year, C. W. Barlow, exalted ruler, announces. The Bricklayers Union No. 21 of Mason City, Iowa, will have no change in the scale of wages or hours during the coming year. Dr. R. E. Smiley talked to the freshmen Hi-Y Tuesday evening on "Diseases Transmitted from Animal to Man." Following the talk the boys were given an opportunity to ask questions. Howard Dresser was in charge of the club. John Wallace is the club's advisor. Harold Mott is president of the freshmen Hi-Y group. At P, G. . E. . . . combination offer . . . Beautiful I. E. S. Floor lamp and matching Bridge lamp S14.50 value for only $12.95 complete with bulb. Thrift Sale terms. 35c down, SI a month. Birth certificates have been U. C. BROWN KAY PAULEY ARLEIGH MARSHALL 75 IN FIRST AID STUDY COURSE Tom Connor Tells KGLO Audience of Industrial Study With more than 1,000 total disabilities each day resulting from accidents, according to Tom Connor, first aid and life saving chairman of the local Red Cross chapter, it was pointed out on the North' Iowa Forum over KGLO Wednesday night by Mr. Connor that the need for first aid is increasing at an appalling rate. Pointing to the fact that industrial accidents have shown a downward trend, particularly in plants where emphasis is placed on safety education, the speaker stressed that accidents occur less frequently, and as a rule are less severe, among persons trained in first aid. Temporary Treatment Connor described first aid as the immediate, temporary treatment given in case ot accident or sudden illness before the services of a physician can be obtained. "In some cases," he said, "this Soloists Are Selected for Candlelight 127 Candles Will Light Service at Church of Christ Soloists were announced Wednesday for the second Union Candlelight service to be held Sunday- evening at 8 o'clock in the First Church of Christ. Guy Crosen, Mrs. Philip Jacobson and Don Poppin will be the singers and will be accompanied in several numbers by the large choir of approximately 90 voices from the Central Lutheran, Immanuel Lutheran. First^Presbyterian and Church of Christ churches. Featured in the numbers will be Pearl Curran's "Crucifixion," sung by Mrs. Jacobsen. Plan Mixed Quartet The processional will be sung by a mixed quartet from the First Church of Christ while the choir marches down the aisle with English caroling lanterns. SCHERMERHORN STRIKE CALLED Pour of Five Workers Out; Operator Says Deliveries to Continue 3 MEMBERS OF COUNCIL ENTER RACE ON RECORD , Municipal Election To Be Held in Mason · City on March 27 Three members of the city council including Mavor H. C. Brown, Ray Pauley and Arleigh Marshal] whose terms expire March 31 Wednesday announced simultaneously their candidacies for re-election in the March 27 vote. The three all came into office April 1, 1936, and are completing their first terms. They represent a majority of the voting power of the present council which also includes Councilmen Carl Grupp and John Gallagher. The fact that they represent a majority has had little noticeable effect on voting in (lie council, however, for action is almost invariably unanimous, the members | having shown an inclination to discuss all problems and adjust them to the satisfaction of each member whenever possible before a vote is taken. Student Receives $10 Check! CONTRACTS LET FOR BUILDING OF MONROE SCHOOL Building Program Under Way Such unanimity of o p i n i o n would be less outstanding if it ,,, ,, were not for the fact that matters -three of the lour drivers and' I of considerable importance have tlie one man working inside for the Schermerhorn dairy went out on strike Wednesday noon because of failure of Elmer Bowers, operator of the dairy, to negotiate a contract with the general drivers union, according to Joe Pease, business agent of the union. ·I have been offered protection been decided during the last three years, including the half million dollar building program now under way. The building now going forward includes the $308,000 library the 3121,000 elevated water tank on South Federal avenue which includes a new 1,300 foot well and water main extensions, the S35 ^ n i TfU:..*.-, _ _ _ * ! i . - _ _ M««J, usual," was Mr. Bowers' comment j Federal when questioned about the matter. Principal complaint by the union was on the matter of" working hours, they asserted. The contract offered for a six das consist of 48 hours except for route salesmen. Wage provisions in the contract included S35 a week for the pas- teurizer and cooler man, S'2a avenue at Twentieth street. -twentieth Each of these improvement projects is being built by private contractors with the PWA assuming 4D per cent of the cost. Only one C. L. Murray, president of the Mason City-Cerro Gordo County Safety council, is shown above presenting a S10 check to Jean Phalen as the winner of (lie courtly safety council essay contest The presentation was made in an assembly at the St. Joseph's school where Jean is a student, air. Murray, introduced by FaC'r G. V. Ste.ert, pointed out that the sponsoring of this essay contest was only one of many activities carried on by the state and county safety councils. He expressed the hope that no matter whatTartv was in power that the work of safety education would go on and £K?.!?5 TM.-. OBe TM HM1 of all departments in fi0 vern m ent. g He com- . . - . . o as VVe11 as the tea her s of St. Joseph's sco out that the winnins essay now goes into the state contest and should make an excellent showing there contest conjunction have now almost completed a comprehensive city plan. One of the recommendations made by the engineers in this plan also is being furthered by the council which has authorized the mayor to make an application to the WPA for a project to remodel ( the American Legion golf course] into a city park and playgrounds. Pass Building- Measure j Among the ordinances .passed ANNOUNCE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMS Five Positions Are Open for Competition by Applicants · The Civil Service commission .. --- ^;-= - -ransient merchants "fire i has a '" Ioum;ed "'»· applications a portion of the cost. The | prevention, milk ordinance * and j r °'" tive competitive examinations the ci other three were handled funds already on hand. Awards Made on Tentative Basis by Mason City Board Tentative awards ot the three contracts which represent the completion of the Monroe junior high school addition were made Tuesday afternoon by the Mason City school board. Completion date on all three contracts was set at Sept. 1. The general construction contract was awarded to the C E Larson Construction company tort Dodge, subject to approval by the PWA, on a bid of S99.055 The Rye and Henkel Construction companies. Associated. M a s o n 1 I City, were second low. { Others Bid for Job 1 Other bidders included Robert \\. Scott and company. Albert Lea; Viggo M. Jensen and company Albert Lea: C. C. Larson and Son, Council Bluffs; the Jensen Construction company, Minneapolis, and the Martin Ring Construction corporation, Minneapolis. The spread between the low and high bidder was approximately 519,000. Difference between the two lowest bidders was about Si, 4 00. Contract to Gallagher The plumbing, heating and ventilating contract was awarded tentatively to P. J. Gallagher anc! Sons, Faribault, Minn., on a bid of $31,581. Other bidders were the Payne Plumbing and Heating company, Mason City: .the Scheid Plumbing and Heating company Waseca, Minn., and the Wheatlami company, Cedar Rapids. Only successful local bidder was C. J. Smith who took the electric- wiring contract with a bid ot $4 373.50. Other bidders were the Pratt Electric company. Algona. and H. C. Determan Electric company, Mason City. with ,. , .. - _ One of the highlights of the ser- i w ~ e ek for inside help and S27 50 a immediate action saves a life. In vice will be the candlelighting I «' e ek for the relief driver Retail =11 ,,,,,,. ,,,,,,,=.. »,«. ,.j ,,. , . s ,, drivers would receive 1^ per cent on milk delivered with a guarantee of $25 a week plus SI a week to cover breakage. The union also declared that it intended to establish a boycott against the dairy and to call upon other unions to support it in the contention with Mr. Bowers. all cases proper first aid measures reduce suffering and place the patient in physicians' hands in better condition to receive treatment." The speaker told how for the past several weeks about 75 persons from the industries of Mason City and other interested persons about the city have been devoting three hours ot their time each Monday night at the Y. M. C. A. to the study of first aid. Explains Main Purpose The main purpose of this training was explained by Connor as follows: 1. To prevent accidents. To filed for David George, son of Mr I malte i) ie individual see an ac- and Mrs. George Merle Ervin cident in terms of possible pain 1309 Washington avenue northwest, born Feb. 10: Esther Alberta, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Crowe. 1832 North Federal to himself and his pocketbook is Eight men will light 127 candles which will furnish light for the semi-darkened auditorium during the service, Dr. Flynn to Talk "A Matter of Life or Death" will be the sermon topic by Dr. C. E. Flynn of the First Methodist church. His talk will be inspirational. A trumpet trio will be presented by Sterling Prusia, Robert Runyan and John Kunz. The youths will play a specially arranged number accompanied by j the choir. Miriam Marston of the i First Church of Christ wilt play T am doing a great work the organ. ·!...,.-._,.-.,.,. FELLOWSHIP OF PRAYER Daily Lenfen Devotional By DR. GAIUS G. ATKINS an important feature of any safety . program. Impressing the results j p[ [allure to have small injuries ia avenue, born Feb. 23; Barbara i !mmed!ate ly cared tor is one Jean, daughter of Mr. and Mrs 1 " c best metl ' od s of getting people Wilbur Jensen. 942 Eleventh have all minor injuries treated street northeast, born Feb. 13, and i without delay. Boy, 13, to Sine Another feature on the program will be Tom * O j j soloist, who ,!,, razsgement ao choir. Mauvitz Lundholm. Mason City music director, will be in why should the work cease, whilst I leave it. and come down to you"" Read. Neh. 6:1-4. *i, :De ^ pite the :ibral 'y bond issue lists. only S632 e 4nn ndebtCdn6$S i3 now Building o£ the new fire sub- oiiiy aoJz T 4iu as comparec '" - ... several others. The road poll tax] will be received. Ford E. Frick, also was removed from the tax Mason City postotfice and mem- . , - A total nnn " v 000 has been paid off during the three years. Streets Improved During the three years tre-- mendous improvement of the street system, particularly in downtown Mason City, also has been accomplished. Federal avenue was repaved by the state highway commission without cost to local taxpayers from j\ T orth Fifth street to south Twenty- seventh street in 1936 and 1337 Downtown Mason City was re- paved in 1938. New storm sewers have been built on South Federal. Delaware southeast, Seventh northeast Elm drive, Delaware northeast. Second southeast. First Patricia Louise dau-hter of Mr ! ~ To e 1 u 'P 'he individual with ! charge of the choir. -- J -- ' - - - · «;-;--., ,-j-- ._ , . . T h e monthly candlelight service is sponsored by the Mason City Ministerial association and the | services will be held at different accurate churches with different ministers and choirs. and Mrs. Leonard Washington avenue born Feb. 25. POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENT I wish to announce that I am a candidate for re-election for city councilman in the Municipal Election on March 27th. H. C. BROWN. POLITICAL, ANNOUNCEMENT I hereby announce my candidacy for re-election'subject to the will of the voters in the Municipal Election on March 27th RAY PAULEY Smith 509 I sufficient knowledge to determine northwest tlle natm ' e and possible extent of ' a n injury. This does not mean ! that the First Aider is expected to make a complete and as a physician such makes but he should be able to come to some decision as to nature and possible extent of an injury. What Not to Do 3. To train the first aider to do the proper thing at proper time. Likewise, knowing what not to do is equally important. "This gives you a brief idea," said the first aid expert, "of some of the knowledge which this group " f ^5 has attained in completing of POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENT I hereby announce myself as ; candidate for re-election as city given Friday evening Any of" th£ counalman m the Municipal Elec- | group completing L examina- the standard first nid course. The examination on this course will be FLORISTS WILL MEET THURSDAY Group of Mason Cityans To Attend Short Course at Ames making narrative. For suppose i Polk avenue northwest" Jerusalem had never been re- ., , built--.' ! , Undergoes Change Nehemiah rebuilt the wall first i i, '.? cal 4rans P°rtation system of course, since, in a time like his ' fJf "" del 'S°' le the change from nothing was secure without strong i u fashloned streetcars to modern m ?,, cc °«Iance with the ., tn ^ people expressed in a special election. Electric light rates have been reduced three times during the ou s r o n g u walls to defend it. and he refused ^ mf to stop for parleys and plots' "I UJ5lles . 0 , f -- -T_: -- *- - a am doing a great work is the best answer to That criticism; tion on March 27th. ARLEIGH MARSHAL!, Economic experts are like the Kind used in murder trials. Their expert knowledge always happens to support the side they're on -Fountain Inn Tribune. COAL MIMP / W.G. BLOCK co. ,,,,, P H O N E 563 tion. as well as other? who ore holding first aid certificates, are eligible for the advanced course given by Dr. W. A. Castles, a member of the first aid staff of the midweslern branch office of the American Red Cross. St. Louis. Mo. Thi? course begins Monday evening. March 13, at the Y. M. there is the central and steadfast control of life. Any great work has the right of eminent domain and getting it done is the final answer to fear and fault-finding. Once one is sure that he is sen-ing a noble cause creatively he has his answer and his. command. "\Vhy should the work stop while t leave it and come down to you?" Any critical i carping, discouraging "you '' . Prayer: Lord of all Noble Build! ing Within and Without. so guide City one of the most modern equipped fire departments in the state. It is the only department in the state with a salvage department and the new inhalator-resuscitator will provide the most up to date life saving, equipment in Iowa. ber of the board said Wednesdav. graph operator position at SI 440 a year salary. Applicants must be more than 18 years of age and not more than 53 years old Applicants for the remaining four positions must not be more than 53 years old and the deadline is April 3. The jobs are- Chief of occupational information F Is Rated of examiners, j Very Satisfactory in Guard Inspection and guidance service $5,600 Mrs. J. Kettleson Rites Held; Burial at Memorial Park Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie Kettleson, 66, who died Sat- tained at'th^Ma'son "ity M" !TI-HnT M i o l l t -,* V.~- 1 - _ nr*- , *·;,,,, J A ' V O I U I . year; specialist in occupational in- i formation, 84,600 yearly: special; ist in consultation and field *ei-- vice, 54,600 yearly, and specialist' in occupations for girls and women, 53,800 yearly. "" " information urday Ninth night at her home. 335 street northeast, following an illness, were held Tuesday M-,. T O P i II afternoon nt the Trinity Lutheran J '«S. 1. i . L,aSteH church, with the Rev." Oliver L. N. VVigdahl in charge. Mrs. J. O. Gilbert--;oii and Mrs,' God" and -'In Heaven Above." " i Pallbearers were S. M. Decker. Clarence Kettteson. ''Emery V Eveland and C. E. Bryant. Burial was at Memorial Park cemetery. T)-. U 1 1 KllCS Held: Cemeter three years with the approval of the council and in May. 1938 the voters approved new 25 year franchises for gas, electricity and heat. They have consistently voted for careful enforcement of the laws regulating the sale of beer and in 1936 protested such questionable entertainment as the walkathon sponsored here that fall. Pass Xew Ordinances The cause of safety has been Wise Men to Hear Local Male Quartet A male quartet will be featured on the program of the M'ise Men's club Thursday evening at 6:30 in the Mason City Y. M C. A. Members of the quartet are T-, ~- :; ~..u ,, i i i i u u i . MJ JiUlde t ~-.u.i^ ^i D d i t : i v lias oeeil Kay Whorley. manager, and a j and enlighten u.=. thnt finding our !P l '°moted whenever possible cul · Thy good work- «"»ating in the passage nt the our daily tasks as last '"Acting of a new traffic ordi- Funeral services for Mrs. I. P. Officers of Company F. local national guard unit, have received from Adjt. Gen. Charles Grahl of Iowa the report of their inspection made Feb. 22, 1939. The inspection report shows the company to be in a Very excellent condition" Equipment, uniforms and supplies received a very satisfactory rat- ., ing. The company received a com- V and special rermy-k on the n of their ordnance equip- nd special mention was given to the caretaker for the condition of the rifles and pistoK- It also showed that three officers are taking correspondence courses and their progress was good. The inspector mentioned -the fact that the new five firing point indoor range is now completed and being used by the members of the company. The inspection was made bv Maj. Robert G. St. James, the regular national guard instructor from Cediir Rapids. The regular federal inspection will take place Castell. 50. who died at a local j i n AP"1 -ind the company wifl at- hpspital Sunday night from heart ! end training camp at Camp Dodge disease, were held at the chapel of the McAuley and Son funeral home Wednesday morning. The Rev. Russell E Pope of the . Church of the Open Bible was in ! charge. Services were also held at the First Baptist church at Corwith with the Rev. Von E. Elbert iti charge. Burial was at the Elmwood cemetery at Corwith. Paulbearers were Clifford and Leo Wood, Leroy, Andrew and m June. The commanding officer of F company is Capt. Frederick B. Shaffer. group of other members of the · Places amon Kemble's greenhouse and Robert i men ""d seein. Johnston of Johnston's green- i °" r , share in the splendor and ,-«.^ house will leave Thursday morn- TM a ' le ''ge of building the citv of paFsed in 19 26. They ing [or Ames to attend the t e n t h ! "· wc my v continue free "and ! t ! 11 ° U8h tlle crowing" annual commercial florists' short- unafraifi - ln I[l Name Who made K '5 nal on Nineteenth sti course which will be held Thurs-1 a "Tenter's tools holy. Amen. ' ' " ~ ' "" IOWA'S BEST COAL CENTERVIUE LUMP FuHerton Company Holds Sales Meeting A dinner and s a l e s meeting sponsored by the FulIerton'Lum- ber company of Mason City and the Republic Steel company of Chicago was held Tuesday evening at the Hotel Hanford, according to E. J. Sprengelar, local Fullerton manager. Following the dinner a program day and Friday at Iowa State i , .. , C °Th^dn, March P. Mi, Ethcl | MuMta* Took No Wallace of the Hillcrest Flower i A /--tin Shop. Wichita. Kans.. will demon- i TM t ~ uu strate "Retail Sales and Design! PLn mg." Mis? Wallace is one ot the i L ldl1 leading flower stylists in the i on Tow nsen country and has directed several designing schools and fashion reviews. Prof. Kenneth Post of the department of floriculture, Cornell university, Ithaca, N. Y., is guest speaker on the growers' program. He will discuss the results of his research projects on light, tcm- The Rev. C. E. claim of 100 ner from the was presented. A moving picture, j peraturc, fertilizer and" shading '""' ------ ' ' showing hoxv steel posts, wire nails, corrugated roofing and other products are manufactured, was siiown by a representative of the steel company. Managers and employes of the Fullerton yards at Britt, Whittemore, Belmond, Alexander, Latimer, Bristow. Allison, Coulter Holland and Mason City attendance, treatments in greenhouses on the Friday program. Members of the Iowa State college horticulture department will participate in the program ot both days of the short course. clergy drew fire Wednesday from the Mason City Ministerial association , 'Jhe.Rev. M r. Riddington introduced the Townsend plan at the regular meeting of the Mason City Ministerial association at the ', library Monday,'' said the Rev i Waltpr "H t4*^T~« ., "' ' "? nceJto . tal; . e «l he l! acc of the or c ,, . ,,,,_ _^ o ^ protection treet southwest at the Great Western railroad tracks. In September. 1937. the council entered into a contract with Harland Bartholomew and Associates St. Louis, city planning engineers to make a study of Mason Citv- and prepare a comprehensive city plan Prior to this time the city plan- ' mng commission had been entirely : reorganized. ! engineers and Charles Dalin, James Archie, Larry Reardon and J. J. Fitzgerald. Ralph Geer will accompany- on the piano. Several members will be initiated into the organization. A dinner will be held in connection with the meeting. Abel Anderson and Glen Kimbalt. In the years immediately preceding the war and the years following, it is estimated the farm mortgage debt in the United States wa.s increased S450.000 000.000. ^ -- -- ·DIAMOND SPECIAL^ | r OVER A HALF CARAT A Bright, clean Stone, t ft O Nicely Mounted . tjUo LIVERGOOD BROS. 1VPA In Reverse ALVA. Okla., U.R_When fund, tor hauling materials to a Woods county Works Progress admini=- tration project gave out. the laborers took action. They hired trucks with their own wages to keep the project operating. WE CAN SELL YOU Kompen, was taken, however." N ^^ Cash Green Coal Co. PHONE 163 CJuest.s at KanawUa K.\A.\\\"H.\ - Gucsis Sundav TM ' " ' Mrs. Ella F. Hitchcock, Hamp. ton. visited her brother Hugh H were in | Shepard in Mason City Tuesday upon her return from a three i:lb visit lr i-rlativcs in Petin- v;min. A~c\v Yor!:, V e r m o n t ;i:id · pr r;.?UM-n nates. Mrs. Hiich- of Newark. III.. J. E. sen Olson and Mr. an ton Olson of Kanawh e , «« '" H-mP'on for lson. Mar- unti! her retirement last June M r s - B e n - !" tends to n»intain her home . i there. SPECIAL OIL TREATED Illinois* Nut ? WOLF BROS. COAL CO. PHONE H48 planning commission working C O A L Order Some L 8 N SPLINT Medium Ash, Clean and tonp Burning $8.75 TON CASH SUPER X Thr Perfect Stoker Coat WAGNER COAL CO. Phone 986 As Good IOWA LUMP C O A L As Is Produced in the State Delivered to You for $575 PER TON WHY NOT SAVE SOME MONEY! Mulgrew Son's Co. 202 T H I R D STREET S. W. P H O N E 654 .dinner after which the'aeo.

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