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April 16, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 16

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SIXTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTB APRIL 16 j 1934 GAIN SHOWN IN PARK VISITORS North Iowa Is Included in Report for First Three Months oi 1934. DES MOINES, April. 16. W~A material increase in the number of persons visiting Iowa state parks in the first three months of the year was shown by figures released today by the board of conservation. Twenty-four parks reporting showed a total attendance of 70,485 .during January, February and March, an increase of 27,510 over the number of visitors during the same months of last year. Every month of the present year recorded a gain over the corresponding month of 1933. The January total of 19,353 was an increase of 6,890,-the February total of 21,004, an advance of 7,896. and the 30,128 March figure a 12.724 gain. The 1934 attendance by months ·for the parks reporting: Jan. Feb. Mar. ·Ambrose A. Call ..3,000 3,500 4,000 Backbone 1,5001,6501,700 Bellevue 1,100 700 1,100 Clear Lake. 85 151 325 Dolliver Memorial 3,000 2,000 2,500 Eldora-Pine 2,000 1,800 1,925 Farmington 120 140 170 .Flint Hills 800 735 1,250 Ft Defiance 300 400 1,600 Lacey-Keosauqua . 632 648 1,176 Ledges -2,480 3,250 4,900 Lost Island .150 65 15 Maquoketa Caves . 55 160 212 Palisades 150 500 1,200 Oakland Mills .... 36 40 60 pammel 100 300 350 Pilot Knob 200 225 350 Rice Lake . 1,300 1,700 1,400 Spring Brook 200 450 300 WallLake 75 Walnut Woods 200 240 520 Wapsipinicon ..... 125 100 150 Waubonsie., 1,820 2,250 4,600 Wild Cat Den -: 300 BROOKHART VIEW IS HIT BY HAYES Former Iowa Senator Should Lose Job If Guilty of Opposing U. S. CHICAGO, April 16.--Smith W. Brookhart should be removed from his remunerative government position if an investigation proves him guilty of desiring to see another form of government set up in the United States, said E. A. Hayes, national commander of the American Legion, in an address here. "This statement," said Command- «r "Hayes, referring to a recent ar': tide in a newspaper in which the iormer senator from Iowa was quoted,' "if it reflects the exact state of the mind of the man who made - it, contains utterances from which the only inference that can be drawn is that he desires to see another form of government in the "United States of America. I claim it is high time that an investigation is made to determine his motive and that of all men of his ilk high up in government affairs. "And I say to the congress of the United States that the investigation recently undertaken of specific charges along these lines, in all fairness to the president and citizens, should be broad and comprehensive, thorough and complete. "We are not at this time.vitally concerned with the individual who stands on a - soapbox and orates. But if there are people of influence within the inner circle of government who preach tenets inimical to the very basis of our government itself, then, without any partisanship l without any intention of undermining anyone's political influence, the American Legion says, 'Drag them out into the open for all to see.' "In doing so, let us see to it that no one is allowed to be crucified unfairly. Fairmindedness dictates that anyone accused is. presumed innocent of the accusation until proved guilty, but when a man as high up as Mr. Brookhart, who draws a salary from the Agricultural Adjustment Administration of this government, makes the public statement from a bureau of our government, that he is in favor of what amounts of a communal state, then so far as that gentleman is concerned, there is very little investigation .needed and his removal from the payroll and influence in the government is clearly indicated." Alice Barrows, top, and Hil- degardc Kneeland, below, are two of the six members of the administration's so-called "brain trust" at'Washington named in testimony of Dr. William A. Wirt of Gar)', Ind., before a congressional investigating committee, as intellectual radicals who plotted to force a change in the American system of government. Miss Barrows is connected with the department of education, interior department, and Miss Kneeland is connected with the home economics bureau of the department of agriculture. Appraised of Dr. Wirt's charges all those named either laughed or refused comment. Popejoy Juniors Will Give "Wild Oats Boy" POPEJOY, April 16.--The junior class under the supervision of Miss Frances - Stiles- is practicing the play, "The · Wild Oats Boy," to be given at -the hall Wednesday and Thursday nights. Following is the cast: Irene Meyer, Hazel Hanson, Vivian Hurd, Clare White, Phoebe Erownlee, Isabell Dodd, Gordon Ellingson, .Winston Brownlee, Mary Warman, .Dale Gorder, Marvin Anderson, Willis Folstadt and Robert Fplstadt. .Two short dialogs will be given between acts of the main play, "Buzzards Strategy," a Negro comedy by John Guiney and Robert Folstadt, and "Army "Tention," a soldiers' act by Robert Watt, Ralph Classon, Russell Powell and Kenneth Hanson. Nursery Gives Program. RICEVILLE, April 14.--The progress made by the Nursery school project in Riceville was demonstrated at the afternoon meeting of the Parent Teacher association Friday afternoon. Children of preschool age took part in nursery games. LUTHERANS HOLD CLINTON SESSION Algona Woman Is Officer in Woman's Organization in Augustana Synod. CLINTON, April 16. (UP)--The seven day Iowa Lutheran conference of the Augustana. synod was 'opened here today with sessions of the executive committee holding the spotlight. Committee meetings will be held again tomorrow and Wednesday. First general pastoral session of the conference will be held Wednesday afternoon. ' The convention proper will open Wednesday evening when the keynote address "God and the Present Age" will he delivered by the Rev. Dr. P. O. Bersell of Ottumwa, conference president. "The Church Place in the Present Age" is the general theme of the convention. One lay and one pastoral delegate will represent each of the 74 congregations included in the conference. The state organization is a part of the national body, the Augustana Synod, which represents a constituency of 'more than 300,000. Three institutions are owned by the state group; they are the Iowa. Lutheran Children's Home and and farm oear Stanton; the Home for the Aged at Madrid and the Iowa Lutheran hospital at Des Hoines. Simultaneously with the general conference,- -the Iowa- : Lutheran Brotherhood and the Iowa Women's Missionary society will hold its convention here. Officers of the Brotherhood'are: Wesley.'Johnson," Des Moine'g, president; Eiias Wahlstrom, Sioux City, vice president; Robert Anderson, Boone, secretary; L. .E. Kampe,. Red 1 Oak, treasurer. The list of officers for the women's group is headed by Mrs. 0. L. Lindquist, Fort Dodge, president. Other officers'are: Vice president, Mrs. Phil R. .Ekbiad; Stanton; secretary, Mrs. D. 1 . D. Monlux, Algona; treasurer, Mrs. Agnes Swanson, Burlington; corresponding secretary, .Mrs. Edward J. Carlson, Fort Dodge; historian, Mrs. J. W. Kempe, Des Moines. ' Officers of the general conference, in addition to the Rev. Dr. Bersell, are: The Rev. A. P. Westerburg, Sioux City,-vice president; the Rev. W. C. Ekeburg, Dayton, secretary; the Rev. O.-T. Engquist, Cedar Rapids, treasurer. Approximately 200 delegates are expected to come to Clinton when the conference proper gets under way Wednesday. . Flower Shops Open. GREENE, April 16.--Two flower shops will be opened in Grecne.this week, one. managed by Miss Pearl Belknap on the west side and one on the east side by Mrs. A. T. Martin. ' Teachers Are Re-Elected. GREENE, April 16.--The local school board of directors rehired all the teachers who were interested in teaching in the local public schools for next yew NEED OF VETS IS POINTED OUT Payment of Remainder of Certificates Urged by BrittPost. BRITT, April 16.--Immediate payment of the remainder of compensation certificates is urged in a resolution adopted by the Britt post of the American Legion. The resolution stated: "Be it resolved by Britt post, No. 315, American Legion, that the actual need .among ex-service men was never greater than at present and that a just debt to them was only partly paid by allowing them to bor- ·ow one-half of their adjusted compensation certificates, and in view of the great benefits that -would accrue not only to the ex-service men by paying of the remainder of these certificates at this time, but also to the general public through the increased buying power of the ex-service men and the wide distri* mtion this money would have, we believe it would be one of the greatest trade stimulants and most ef- 'ective means of recovery that could be enacted at this time. "The interest rates of government borrowing are so low that money can almost be borrowed for nothing and.with this condition existing it would- seem a most propitious time to pay this off. "At the time this bill was enacted allowing the ex-service man the adjusted compensation there was not the dire need and distress that prevails now. It would seem that the present situation puts the ex-service man in the position of a man who will inherit a fortune which is all ready made but cannot touch it for a number of years and in the meantime starves to death." .HEADS NAZI PROBE Representative John McCormack oi Massachusetts Is (.hair- man of the house committee to Investigate nazi propaganda. (Associated Press Photo). Interpretations are Given. RICEVILLE, April 16.--David Riley Earl was delayed in present- ng his interpretations · of James Whitcomb Riley Friday morning, by motor trouble. School children who ad been assembled In the auditor- urn to hear him were dismissed shortly before the reader arrived. Urs. Earl's Hoosier interpretations were well received, however, at 1 o'clock in the afternoon. OVER 11 MILLION FOR IOWA ROADS Huge Sum Made Available to State by Government Announced. By DONALD A. McGUIRE Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON, April 14. UP)-More than ?11,400,000 in federal funds has been made available to Iowa for highway improvements through the federal highway construction program and the public works .grant and loans to governmental subdivisions, it was announced here today. Administrator Ickes reported that loans and grants totaling $477,000 were made to Iowa governmental units for highway work costing approximately $1,360,000. Federal Highway Fund. In addition to this, the state was apportioned $10,055,660 of the $400,000,000 federal highway fund. The latter sum was placed at the disposal of the state highway commission. According to figures compiled by the American Association of State Highway Officials as of April 7, the Iowa Highway commission had awarded contracts totaling $7,770,000 from its federal fund, or 77 3 per cent of the amount availa.ble. The high officials' organization reported that, of the total apportionment in the United States. $394,000,000 contracts had been awarded for $295,656,000 worth of work, accounting for 75 per cent of the total available. Reported by Ickes. In Administrator Ickes' report, he said the total being spent hi governmental subdivisions throughout the country from regular PWA funds for highway work was approxima- tely $100,000,000 of which the public works administration furnished $50,646,431 through loans and grants. Besides the PWA funds for highways, the public works- administration has provided financial aid for $73,000,00 worth of waterworks in American cities, $94,000,000 for school and · college buildings, and $156,400,000 for sewers and sewage disposal plants. Pickford and McArthur on Portland Program PORTLAND, April 16.--Among numbers to be given by the Progressive club whifh meets with Mr. and Mrs. C.- W. Files Friday evening, are a general roll call to be answered by relating some interesting current event; a reading by Morris Katterhenry; a report of some reforms that are needed at the present time by Arthur Pickford, Globe-Gazette farm editor; some current issues humorous or otherwise, by Arlyn Pippert, and some remarks by Senator William McArthur. The program is called for 8:30. Indoor Circus at Osage Makes $150 for Society OSAGE, April 16.--Gross receipts of the Indoor curcus put on by the Baptist Ladies guild Thursday and Friday evenings totaled something more than $150. The entertainment was coached by Miss Harriet Starr, with Miss Ruth Smith as accompanist. A number of prominent citizens displayed unexpected talent as black faced comedians in the minstrel show, among them Carl Conway, Robert Flack and W. E McCoy. Dr. Savre Recovering. OSAGE, April 16.--Dr. Sam Savre is making a good recovery from an operation at Rochester and may be able to return home in another week. John McCullough is also undergoing treatment at Rochester. WARD TAKEN TO INDEPENDENCE Nashuan Who Sent Letters From Many Places Is Arrested. NASHUA, April 16.--F. H. Ward, 65, who dispatched a series of letters to persons here and at Charles City from several points but had always moved on when a search for him was started, today was in the state hospital at Independence, after being adjudged insane by the Chickasaw county board on insan- ity. He was arrested at Waverly. Ward, formerly one of the caretakers o£ the Kendall Christian home here, was last .heard of from Waterloo. Sheriff B. F. Atherton of Floyd county and Horace Slinger, "Floyd county clerk of court, his son- in-law, started Saturday for Waterloo but just after going .through Waverly noted the bus passing. Although not seeing Ward on the bus, they returned to Waverly and caught him just as he was trying to get off the bus. He attempted to escape then and when they took him to Charles City, where a hearing was conducted. A revolver and shells were found in his possession. The fastest triple play is that one from employer to salaried man to Uncle Sam.--Kessinger's Review. Seeds that Grow are sold by Field's Come here for whatever kind of Garden Seeds you want. We have them in bulk and in packages ... low as ij|iafi g Early Ohio Seed Potatoes Fancy selected. See these No. 1 potatoes and (j»| AC note the quality. Per 100 pounds , P*·«/«* FREE! FREE! We'll give you one 35c Tartarian Honeysuckle FBBE with purchase Amounting to $1.50 or more. This special offer will continue as long as our supply of Honeysuckles lasts. HENRY FIELD SEED STORE 514 South Federal Ave. Phono S70 Mason City, Iowa Dinner Set So Pieces $5.95 A service for six. 36 pieces artistically decorated In your choice of patterns. WOLF'S SPECIALS Over-nite Bag $ 2* 95 For your week end trips you will want a bag like this. Covered with leather in black. Beautifully finished Inside. Enameled Metal Kitchen Stool 98' A very sturdily constructed chair ot proper helghth lor use In the kitchen. Enameled In white or green. Sherbets and Goblets $3.95 doz. While the present stock of sherbets and goblets lasts we are selling them at this low price. Neat- lv etched. GUARANTEED Bath Room Scales American Beauty Electric Washer $39.50 An extremely tow price on a high quality ·washer for one day only. All porcelain on Armeo iron tub. Baloon type wringer rools. Utility Cabinet $7.95 If you are short of room In your kitchen this is an excellent cabinet to have. Enameled in s re ea a Q d ivory. Green enameled bathroom scales that weighs up to 250 Ihs. This scale is guaranteed accurate. WATCH YOUR WEIGHT. Medicine Cabinets $2-95 ·Medicine ' cabinets' with several roomy shelves. Good-quality mirror of generous size. Canister Set $1.95 A very neatly enameled and decorated set for the kitchen. Containers for the most used Items In cooking. Enameled Bread Box. .$1.95 F O R T U E GOLDEN STAR FLOOR WAX 39' A. floor wax that will give your floors a high lustre and make them easier to Keep clean, ODD DISHES 9c - 19c - 29c An assortment of dishes that have been reduced because of Incomplete sets. A real buy for every-day use. CARD TABLE TUESDAY ONLY 98' Porcelain Top Kitchen Table $5-95 A. snowy white, stainless all porcelain top. Wood frame o£ table enameled In a choice ot colors. Large cutlery drawer. Leatherette top Jn green or black- Legs well braced. Metal corner protectors. Limited number. Coaster Wagon $3.95 Junior should have one of these ·wagons and he will get plenty of fresh air and esccrclse. Roller bearings. Tricycle $2-95 A roller bearing tricycle heavy rubber tires. Spring leather covered. with seat, Sturdi-bilt Ironing Board $1.49 An ironing board that will not tip even with excessive pressure. Easy to put up and tuke down. Smoothly sanded. Garden Tools Hoe 69c Fork. 98c Rake 98c Large Size Dust Mop 98' Good size fluffy head ol long strand. Extra long enameled handle. Heads in choice of colors. Wagiier Special Carpet Sweeper $5.75 An excellent sweeper in I walnut finish made by a well known manufacturer especially for us. FOR T U E S D A Y ONLY Automatic Electric Iron $^.95 A. chromium plated Iron with automatic heat regulator on. Price includes cord with connections. Electric Toaster §1.00 50 Foot Garden Hose The time Is near it hand when you -will want a 50 ft. length ot hose for your garden and lawn. Buy on Tuesday and save. 5 Vc. Finished Breakfast Set What a low price this Is for a finished 5 pc. breakfast set. But It is for Tuesday only. So hurry. Men's 24 Inch Gladstone Bag $g.95 Genuine leather Gladstone bags in black or brown. This type of bag keeps your clothes In better press while traveling. Unfinished Kitchen Table Florence Oil Range S/JQ.50 The long chimney burners on the Florence Oil Range gives you focused heat. This model has six burners Including a giant- burner. Oven attached. Large Clothes Rack $3.95 A smoothly sanded kitchen table !n the drop leaf style. KcaUy styled legs, well braced. A clothes ruck when folded requires very little .space for storing. Whew opened H gives you an exceptional lot OJ drying space. Clothes Hamper 98' Large size clothes hamper with hinged cover. Sturdily built. Neatly decorated. 3 Burner Gas Range $12-95 Not exactly as pictured but a three burner gas range with oven below. Just right for small apartment or cottage. Without back. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN ACCOUNT- OPEN ONE TUESDAY D A Y O N L Y Aluminum Ware COLLANDBR 39c . Extra Large Size TEAKETTLE 98c Extra Special BOASTER $1.19 Good Size GASOLINE Pressure Range $49.50 Fine porcelain enameled in marblelzed dark green with Ivory. You can shoten your cooking hours with, a Pressure Gasoline range. Unfinished Breakfast Set Kitchen Cabinet $24-95 Enameled in Ivory and green. Large flour bin. Metal lined bread box. A place for everything you use while preparing your meals. $7.49 Set is made up of drop leaf table and four cathedral type chairs all smoothly Banded, ready to enamel. Galvanized Wash Tub 69' Heavy galvanized wash tuba. All Blzes low priced for Tuesday's selling. Unfinished Kitchen Chairs Unfinished kitchen chairs In cathoiral type style. Smoothly sanded ready to enamel. Galvanized Garbage Cans Gallon 69C ..$1.19 Gallon Bird Cage and Stand $2-75 Tour choice of green or black enameled bird cage and stand complete. H e a v y base to Insure against | tipping. MIER WOLF SONS ADD ANY OF THE ABOVE ITEMS TO YOUR ACCOUNT M

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