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14 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 16 1931 MAN IN CLARION SUFFERS BURNS Tank of Gasoline Explodes When Charles B. Story Takes Off Lid. CLARION, March- 16.--Charles B. Story, Rock Island agent for many years, suffered severe burns here last night when a tank of gasoline he was opening exploded. He is confined to his home for treatment. Physicians expect he will re"Brighten Up" Have Wood "Brighten Up" your home. WALL DECORATING Any Kind W. K. WOOD PHONE 2489-W coyer; Mr. Story, who lives in the Miss Vera Matson house, was-planning to put gasoline into a cook- stove. No flame was near but ag he was unscrewing the lid the tank exploded. Flaming gasoline' was thrown on his body. He rushed out of the house and his wife threw a rug over him. The .kitchen and closet were 'badly damaged by the flames. Mr. Story suffered burns on his chest, arms, back and the back of hia head. Mr. and Mrs, Meinecke, Garner, Honored by 150 on Wedding Anniversary Â·GARNER, March 16.--Preparations for the silver wedding anniversary Saturday night of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Meinecke were carried out here in the Odd Fellows' hall when they were honored by 150 of their friends. A program in charge of Tom Tompkins of Clear Lake consisted of music and speeches and was followed by dancing. Before her l marriage, Mrs. Meinecke was Mias Mary Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson. They have three sons, Glen, Allen and Russel. The younger has just finished the eighth grade. The family lives' on a farm near the Center school in Ellington township about 7 miles north of Garner. '*$Â£Â» Â·$x For One Person For Two Persons- Only #/00 Add!tionaI-AnyRoom\ EACH ROOM WITH PHIVATS BATH LEXINGTON AyE'.48lhST. Frank Greqson ' 0. Leslie Ulrica id Manager J Â· President Direction of American Hotels Corporation Sterling- No. 3 13 JT. Federal Phone IGOO-l-Z Sterling No. 2 812 S. Peim. Phone 807 Tuesday--Wednesday--Thursday We reserve right to limit quantities. ^^ _^ CLEAR LAKE BUTTER, Ib. 32c Peas, large; can . -- ...lOc I Xomatoes, can lOc Sauerkraut, largo can ....lOe Cut Green Beans, large ..tlOc Pumpkin, can lOc I Cut Beets, can ........... .lOc I Siyeet Corn, large Iflo Mustard, jar .10e Hominy, can lOc Vinegar, ;ar 10e SUGAR, cloth bag, 10 Ibs .. 49c Monarch Preserves, largo ..33c Monarch Cake Flour, pligv 27c Monarch Oats, large pkg. 22c | Monarch Macaroni, 4 pkgs. 35c Monarch Tapioca, pkg lOc I 'Monarch Cocoa, Ib 25e' Monarch Tea, can . . . . . . 1. .2oo Monarch Food of \Vheat.-.18o VIonarch Ketchup, large . .10o 'lonarch Peaches, largo .. .25c Monarch Pumpkin, Ige, 2-J- size can, 2 for 25c Lettuce, large heads Se Celery, largo .. 15c Nut Meats, fancy, Ib SDe Lemons, large, dozen ..' 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S7c Decker's Canadian Style Bacon, Ib 8!c Cream CItecse, Fancy, Ib. . .25r. Oranges, 2 doz s ! Chocolate Cherries, Ib. box 25c Brooms; good ones, 49c and 59c Apples, fancy, 4 Ibs 25is Grnpo Fruit, Ige 5c Fig Bars or Ginger Snaps, 2 Ibs 25o DRIED PEACHES, fancy, 2 Ibs. 25c .UcLaughlln's Gem Coffee, Ib. 25o I nicLaughlin's 99i/ z , S Ibs. ..9Â«c | itfcLaaglilin's Peaberry, 3 Ibs 88c ItcLaughlin's Bulk Tea, Hi. 49c Puritan Malt, Ige. can .... 19c McLaughlin 333, Ib 2 In Monarch Breakfast, Ib. .v..25o Virginia Sweet, Ib Sou Tea, pkg 25c Ribbon Blalt, Ige 4!ic OCCIDENT FLOUR, 49 Ibs. $1.55 LBS - CANE Â· Â· Â· Â· Â· ' ............. $5.17 100 LBS. BEET ................. $4.97 MR. FARMER -- Bring u.s your c-SKS, Market advancing, grocery prices going down at Sterling Groceries. A, J. LANTZ, 62, . PLYMOUTH, DIES Stroke Is Fatal to Builder; Survived by Widow and Six Children. PLYMOUTH, March ,16.--A. J. Lantz, 62, contractor and builder who was well known here and in Mason City, suffered a stroke after going home Saturday night which, resulted in his death early yester: day morning. He is survived by his wife, six children, Mrs. Grace Trevett and Mrs. Henry Riggins, both of Mason City, and Louis J., Albert H., Ivan F. and Ruth of. Plymouth and three brothers, Henry, Frank and Lewis, railroad men living near Lincoln, Nebr: FACES.RUSSIAN TASK NATION IS SPLIT ' 3 WAYS-STEWART (Continued From Page 1). much difference it would make can only be guessed, but it certainly would be sufficient to reduce his chances.- It is true enough that an alignment of this kind appears absolutely impossible. Nevertheless,, it ts the most promising way for voters-who object to present conditions, economic or alcoholic, to change them. * * * TTOW little there is of the get-toil gether spirit between the two elements was demonstrated recently by a couple of important political gatherings in Washington--the regular democratic national committee meeting just' after congress adjourned and the more recent conference of partisanly assorted progressive leaders. Considering that both were called to discuss plans for putting a new tenant in the white house, it would seem reasonable to have expected some indications of a disposition to co-operate toward accomplishing it. On the contrary, it is easier to think of ideas each has in common with Mr. Hoover than they appeared to have with one another. * * * D ESPITE formidable dissent in its own ranks, the group in demor cratic control obviously is wet and Mr. Hoover is supposed to be dry. But then, Mr. Hoover is conservative. Evidently the democratic managers are conservative likewise. Mr. Hoover's conservatism is anathema to the p r o g r e s s - ives. Still, he is dry. Most of the progressives, are dry also. Dry conservatism is in 100 per cent accord neither with wet conservatism nor dry progressive-ism but it is in 50 per cent ! accord with either one of them separately. Wet conservative and dry progressive disaccord is 100 per cent. . * ' * Â· . ^X7ET ,progressive-ism would off- Y ' set dry conservatism-if there were more of the former, but there isn't. This is well exemplified in the senate. Â· Senators Borah, Brookhart, Cutting-, Frazier, Howell, Norbeck, Norris, Nye, Schalt and William H. McMaster and W. B. Pine, \vhose senatorial terms have but .just ended (republicans). Senators Barkley Dill, McKellar, Elmer Thomas and Thomas Walsh (democrats) and Senator Shipstead (farmer-laborite) all are more or less progressive and all are bone dry. The wet progressive line-up cannot possibly be stretched to include more than Senators Elaine, Couzens, Johnson, LaFollette, Dave Walsh and Wheeler--and of these Senator Couzens',- Senator Johnson's and Senator Walsh's progressive-ism is erratic, Senator LaFollette is not a very militant wet and Senator Wheeler only recently flopped from the dry side. * Â» * f\f DRY conservatives, on the v other hand, the list will run to at least 40--old stand-bys like Senator Fess, the G. O, P.'s national chairman, and Senator Robinson of Arkansas, prohibition democracy's 1932 presidential hope. Wet conservatives are no rarities, either. There are not as many of them as there are of the drys, but approximately there are half as many--Senator Tydings, the wet bloc's leader, and Senator Dwight W. Morrow, to mention a couple of names that everyone will recognize. This does not account 'for quite the entire senate (a few of its members are rather difficult to classify, either economically or wet-and-dry!y) but it is fairly representative. 1 -CUAS. P STEWART Uncle Sam's attitude toward Russia in the future probably will be one ol the. major problems to Immediately confront James Grafton Rogers, above, ;Dnnver, Colo., new assistant secretary of state. ' C, E, AYRES OF Stroke Results in Death at Bettendorf; Rites to Be Announced. ROCKFORD, March 16.--Friends of C. E. Ayres, life long resident and for many years in the garage and machine shop business here, received word of his death at the Masonic home at hiettendorf early Saturday morning. His illness began in June, 1930, due to an embolism of the arteries which was followed by gangrene. On June 18 he was taken to a Mason City hospital where it was necessary to have both legs amputated. He returned to his home on Aug. 25 and remained here until November when he -was removed to Bettendorf whei;e he remained until his death which followed a stroke of apoplexy. Mrs. Ayres was called to his bedside a week ago and has been with him since. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. * Â· Â·' Â· Eagle Grbye Masons Glut* Meeting Attended by 107 EAGLE GROVE, March 15.--The last meeting- for the season of the Masonic club was held at the hall on Thursday evening. Supper was served to 107. listen SECONDARY ROAD BIDS ANNOUNCED Several North Iowa Counties Plan Work, Highway Group Says. Secondary road'" lettings are scheduled in many North Iowa counties, according to announcement by the state highway commission. The date has not been set in Hamilton county.for bids to be received at the office of the county auditor, Webster City, for lumber treated lumber, structural steel traffic tread, culvert pipe, gasoline; oil, grease and machinery. In Kossuth county bids* will he received at the office of the county auditor, Algona, until 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon for' furnishing four carloads of fir bridge lumber, one carload of red cedar piling, two carloads of creosoted lumber anct piling, 5,000 feet of .15 inch culverts, and 60 kegs of spikes. Mitchell Work Scheduled. Mitchell county bids will be received at the office of the county auditor, Osage, until 1:30 p. m. March 20, for grading and incidental work on 5.965 miles of county trunk road, involving 52,873 cubic yards of earth excavation, 27,620 yards overhaul, 1,268 feet culvert pipe labor and ?2,C07 worth of grubbing. In Worth county bids will be received at the office of the county auditor, Nortnwood, until 1:30 p. m. March 23 for grading 7 miles of county trunk road and 17.4 miles of county local roads. Estimated quantities on trunk system are 71,107 cubic yards of earth excavation and 32,100 yards of overhaul and for local system, 104,000 cubic yards of excavation by casting and 8,900 cubic yards of earth excavation and haul. Bridge Plans Made. Worth county bids will be received at the office of the county auditor, Northweod, until 1:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon for thu ve-ereetion of an old 110 by 16 feel high truss'bridge on concrete abutments; one 4% feet by 5 !4 feet by 26 feet concrete culvert and one extension of a 2 feet by 2^ feel concrete culvert. Primary road lettings for which bids will be received .Tuesday at Ames for Cerro Gordo relocation of road No. 65 west of Rockwell Three 90 feet by 20 feet pony truss bridges, one 70 feet by 20-feet pony truss bridge and 10 culverts. ' Bids will^be received for 13.871 miles of road No. 18 from O'Brien county line east and road No. 170 from Everly north, involving 36,600 cubic yards of earth excavation, 146,000 square yards of pavement, 21 type A and 2 type B flumes in Clay county. Hardin county work includes extension of road No. 65 in Iowa Falls and one S.feet by 8 feet twin box culvert. M'BURNEY RITES HELD AT GALT Aged Resident Dies After Running to Train With Mail. CLARION, March 16.--Funeral services for John R. McBurney were held at the Gait Congregational church yesterday afternoon witli burial in the family lot in the Clarion' cemetery, the Rev. George La Bounty officiating. Mr. McBurney was born in Ireland in October, 1850 and at the agr- of 6 months came to America with his parents who settled in Vermont In 1868 he moved to Grundy coun ty. He was married to Cassinda Stuck in 1875. In 1883 they moved to Gait from Grundy county \vheiv he had since been engaged in business and farming. For the past two or three years he was janitor oÂ£ the Cfalt school and carried the mails to and from the trains. Thursday night while resting before he took the mail to the night train he overslept. He ran to the train and on his return to his home he fell dead when about half way there. His death was caused by overtaxing his heart. He is survived by his wife, two sons, David of Gait and Edwin of California. Two sisters are also living- in California. . Ludendorf now says that war does not pay. However, it collects. -^Â·Weston, Ore., leader. Lrenuiaely Flattering to Every Figure Â·--is this new Corsette designed by De Bevoise. It affords that easy, graceful freedom of line so essential to the smartly dressed. And, best of all-these Corsettes are exceedingly comfortable. Our stock of De Bevoise Foundation Garments is adequate to supply every figure need. See them today. D e B e v o i s e KIDDIES, are f a s c i n a t e d with the way\Rice Krispies crackle when you pour on milk or cream. And what a flavor treat? Toasted rice bubbles. Won- 1 derful for breakfast, lunch and supper. Fine to use in candies, macaroons. In soups. Order the red-and- green package from your grocer. Mtsde by Kellogg in Battle Creek, THUS the senate (and what is true I of the senate probably is not far from true of the country) in effect splits three ways, wetly and drly, conservatively and progressively, into: 1. Conservative drys. 2. Conservative wets. 3. Dry progressives. The progressive wets' number is negligible. In fact Senator Elaine nlone really is as wet as he is progressive and as progressive as he is wet. The conservative drys may not be : n a majority over the conservative wets and the progressive drys .combined, but they certalntly are stronger than either of the two classifications divided. 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