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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 24 Â· 1937 FIVE STEADY DROP IN !OWfl IDLE HELP Over 34 Millions Spent on Jobless Relief Since 1932 in State. DBS MOINES, f/PJ--All official report by the stale emergency relief administration showed Wednesday a steady decrease in unemployment relief expenditures in Iowa- since the peak year oÂ£ 1935. The detailed report said more than 34 million dollars was spent on unemployment reliel in Iowa since 1932, with federal and state governments contributing approximately 23 millions and county governments 11 millions. Total unemployment relief expenditures in 1933 were $7,404,.423; 1934, $9,703,588; 1935, $13 116,121; and 1936, 54,467,091. The totals do not include / allotments lor WPA and other federal special programs. Expenditures by county governments were chiefly for "unem- ployables," who would not be eligible to receive benefits ot emergency relief appropriations by national.-and slate governments., In addition to caring for unem- ployables, however, 24 counties paid the entire cost oÂ£ relief in their areas during 193G. The report said that iii addition lo unemployment relief 1 expenditures, special p r o g r a m s brought the total outlay since 1932 to 50 million, dollars. It was staled the figures do not include 14 million dollars spent by the CWA nor funds spent by (he PWA or WPA. Are Representing Unit. BR1TT -- Mrs. R. O. Hochhaus and Miss Alexina Brayton are representing the Brill unit oÂ£ the American Legion Auxiliary at their annual presidents' and secretaries' conference at Des Moines Feb. 21 and 22. Visitors From Oregon. BRITT--Harl'ey Smith and son, Vernon of Hillsboro, Ore., are visiting this week with Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hochhaus. Mr. Smith is a son-in-law oÂ£ Mrs. Hockhaus and a former Britt resident. They are driving a new car home. 3 BUILDINGS AT CLERMONT BURN Loss at $18,000;- West Union Firemen Make Trip in Drifts. WEST UNION--J-lre at 3 o'clock Monday morning destroyed three brick business buildings and their contenls at Clermont. These were the two story brick property of Herman Lubke and two one story buildings, the properly oÂ£ the closed Clermont Slate bank. The structures were occupied by Lubke's general store, Lubke's variety store and Oscar Remerson's barber shop. The total loss was ?18,000, well covered by insurance, The West Union fire department was called at 4 o'clock, and took an hour to make the 9 mile trip behind snow plows. They found the flames under control when they arrived. Coast Guard Patrols Deserted Ruins After . Fire in Alaska Town JUNEAU, Alaska, (/P)--Coast guardsmen patrolled the deserted ruins oÂ£ Douglas to prevent looting the smouldering remains of Alas- lea's once famous gold mining center. The entire business . district and part oÂ£ the residential area were destroyed Tuesday by five which started from a grocery store oil burner. Fh-emeu estimated damage at $250,000. Safely evacuated, the 600 residents were cared for here while territorial Gov. John W. Troy promised to seek federal financial aid for rehabilitating the city. New Manager Arrives. MANLY--The new manager of the Farmers co-operative elevator, N. H. Barker and family, moved to Manly from Little. Cedar and will occupy the Amelia Hovell residence. Mr. Barker succeeds Harm Oilman who will be in charge until March 1, then joining the Logeman implement shop as salesman. Mason City's Greatest Sale of Dress Trimmings and Notions! We purchased the entire stock of dress trimmings and ornaments^, from one of America's largest manufacturers of fine dresses at a *' ridiculous price concession! Divided in 3 Big Groups. Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Over 10,000 individual items from the finest of rhinesfone pins and clips to the ordinary buttons used on cotton dresses; A feast for. shoppers who are always looking for matching buttons . . . . a feast for dress makers who never have enough of the proper trimming. You spend hours searching, feeling, hunting through this vast assortment! Truly a spectacle worth seeing if you don't spend a dime. Replenish your button and dress trimming supply for years to come in this thrilling sale starting tomorrow! OTHER THREE-DAY SPECIALS! SHEETS and CASES FOXCROFT: 42"x36" Cases or Tubing ......... 25e 45"x3S" Cases ................. 29 C 63"x99" Sheets .......... . . ..... 89c 72"x99" Sheers ............... 51 .00 72"xl08" Sheets .............. $1 .1 o 81"x99" Sheets ............... $1.10 81"xl08" Sheets .............. $1.19 Pequot or American Home: 42"x36" Cases or Tubing .... ...... 35 C 45"x36" Cases ................. 39 C 63"x99" Sheets .......... ..... 51.39 72"x99" Sheets ............... $] .49 72"xl08" Sheets ............ ..... $1.69 8 1"x99" Sheets ........... .... $1.69 81"xl08" Sheets . ............. $1.79 Also Hemstitched Sheets or Cases MAIN FLOOR CHENiLLE RUGS 24"x44" ffl Floral and Block Pattern Â· Plain with Floral Border 9 Specially Priced at-R e g u l a r 98c Values A remarkable saving in beautiful quality chenille' rugs in Green, Rose, Blue, Black, Gold and Orchid Pastel Colors. COTTON YARN RUGS (With Chenille Border) 24"x44" for Regular 69c Values Orchid Blue Black THURSDAY - FRIDAY - SATURDAY Three Days Only! Besides attractive, new merchandise, practically every department in this store has something for you. Broken siiei, lines left from our February sales and odd bits of merchandise in every section have been reduced radically to clear them from our stock in just three days. In view of rising prices it may be a long time before you'll be able to make savings like those represented here. SPECIALLY PRICED For This Week Only 2 FOR $ 1' 19 Regular 69e Values Prints and small check patterns in fast color spring frocks daintily trimmed with organdy and braid, specially priced'for this great three-day event. Shop now during this sale and save remarkably!. DAMON'S DOWNSTAIRS STORE Brand New COTTON FROCKS T h e r e ' s a S w i n g to the NEW SLIPS Nationally Known Brand SPECIALLY PRICED AT $ 1.95 Regularly $2.95 Pure Dye Pure Silk Crepe White and Tea Rose Sizes 32 to 44 Lock Stitch Seams Will Not Shrink, Sag, Twist, Rip or Ride Up. .SECOND FLOOR DOWNSTAIRS STORE 'Dundee" BATH TOWELS 24"x48" Regularly 49c each Extra large, heavy quality bath towels In pastel colors with deep-tone check borders. Specially priced! MAIN FLOOR Chance like This! Special Combination Offer C R E A M O F R O S E S C L E A N S I N G C R E A M (75c Size) and F A C E P O W D E R (5Oc Size) BOTH for *I.OO For limited time only MAIN FLOOR "" Toiletry Specials! WRISLEY ARTICLES BATH OIL, COLOGNE (Gardenia, Pine and Lilac) BATH POWDER, (Gardenia and Mandarin) , BOUTON ARTICLES: BATH POWDER, (Lavender) . . . . TALCUM, Large Size BARBARA GOULD SET, (Cleansing Cream and Freshener)' $1.00 Shop This Week! Shop This Week!