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March 17, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 28

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28 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 17 1931 POWER PROJECT BILL INTRODUCED Measure Would Give State Right to Recapture Development. DES MOINES, March 17. (IFh- Representative Byron G. Allen of Pocahontas county has introduced a bill which would give the state or any political subdivision of it the right to recapture a power development project located on a meandered stream after 20 years. The bill would apply only to future developments. Another bill would require approval by one-third of the land owners in a territory for the establishment of a consolidated school district. . A bill by Representative George A. Kern of Polk county would exempt from taxation, the home of a value not in excess of $3,000 of-the widow, of any fireman or policeman who lost his life in the performance of duty. Fire alarm systems in buildings housing more than 50 · persons,, ii schools, academies, or colleges o more than four rooms and in hotel? would be -required by a bill spon sored by Representative John Ry der of Dubuque county. State compensation would applj to volunteer firemen injured o killed in the performance of duty under a bill introduced by .Repre sentative James N. Hayes of Du buque county. - Municipalities would have th authority to license barber shop /under a bill introduced by Repre sentative R. L. Rutledge of Web ster county. Play to Be Presented at Meeting of Falls Burea ROCK FALLS, March 17--Th March meeting of the Falls town ship Farm Bureau will be held, a the school auditorium Friday eve ning. A play, "Serving for th Heathen," will be given by district No. 1 and 2 of the home demonstra tion club as a part of the evening program. Music and a discussion o some farm subjects will follow th play. HEIGHT OF THEIR PROFESSION A profession In which it Is nossible to rise to dizzy heights without first spending half a lifetime "working up" is that of window cleaner in New York's forest of skyscrapers. Picture shows a couple of these intrenid RouJs pausing in their work, of clarifying the windows o£ the Empire State building to wave a greeting to some friends on the street 80 stories below. Most of these human flies feel safer on their precarious perches than they do ivhnn crossing the street. j^ Iowa Falls Student to Be Teacher in Beyreut IOWA FALLS,' March 17.--Miss Frances Cushman of Iowa Falls was graduated today from the University of Chicago, where she completes a four-year course. She majored in kindergarten and primary work with a view to making teaching her life" work. Miss Cushman signed a three-year contract to teach in the American school at Beyreut, Syria, and will take up her work there next October. Honored at Shower. HANLONTOWN--Mrs. A l v i n Bray, a recent bride, was guest of honor at a miscellaneous shower at her home two miles northeast of here Saturday evening. . PRIOR RETURNS FROM FLORIDA Saw Homes of Prominent Americans; Opposed to Corporation Tax. Edmund H. Prior, formerly of Mason City and now a resident of Waterloo, was a Mason City visitor Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Prior have just returned from an automobile trip to Florida, in which they traveled 4,700 miles .and visited 11 states. , While in Florida the Priors saw. the residences of Thomas Edison, Al Capone, Henry Ford and J. C. Penney and inadvertently came across Carlyle Hendry, world renowned alligator catcher, who was written U P in a recent edition of the American magazine. . They saw stupendous turpentine forests and watched the manufacturing of turpentine products. Other interesting items -were the pecan groves, the peanut industry, as well as the big southern crop, cotton. One of the peculiarly interesting developments in the south is the fact that the Negro is becoming educated, according to Mr. Prior. "The Negroes are using the best English in the south today," Mr. Prior said. "The whites are keeping the old southern jargon, but the darky is moving ahead." Despite his long absence from the state, Mr. Prior, who is a member of the legislative committee from the third district for the Izaak Walton league, continued to watch developments in Iowa. ' In discussing the proposed corporation income tax Mr. Prior recalled that among the places visited in Florida was-the headquarters of the Ringling circus, which, he was informed, moved out of Wisconsin because of the, corporation tax in that state. The former home .of the Ringling circus was at Baraboo, Wis. Mr. Prior was particularly apprehensive over the situation in Iowa for the reason that Waterloo might lose the Deere plant there if a corporation tax were passed in this state. Funeral Rites for W.'S. McCuIloch, 59, Held in Eagle Grove EAGLE GROVE, March 17.-Funeral services lor Winfield S. McCulloch, 59, were held at the residence Sunday in charge of the Rev. W. G. Muhleman, pastor of the Methodist church. Burial was at West Bend: . He was a contractor and road builder. Surviving him are his widow; four daughters, Mrsl Vay Hundmark, West Bend; Mrs. Elizabeth Baker, Eagle Grove; Mrs. Nell Sullivan.-Long- Beach, Cal., and Mrs. Jessie Griffeth, Eagle Grove; six sons, Hugh, Joe, Ivan and Wayne McCuIloch, Eagle Grove; Harry McCulloch, Forest City, and Elbanks McCuIloch, Ellendale, N. Dak; one brother, Frank, Independence, Mo:, and a sister, Mrs. Emma McDonald Isander, Wyo. GEORGE HALL OF MILLER IS DEAD Is Survived by Six Small Children; Was III for Long Time. MILLER, March 17.--George Hall, 36, died Monday morning after a long Illness from tuberculosis of the bones. He returned from Iowa City last spring where he had been for treatment and went to the home of his mother. He was confined to his bed since his return. He leaves a widow and six small children, his aged mother, who Is seriously ill, two brothers and three sisters. He was a member of the Norwegian Lutheran church. Funeral arrmangements have not made. Proclamation for Arbor Day Is Made by Iowa Governor DES MOINES, March' 17. UP)-Arbor day will be celebrated by'the citizens of Iowa on April 3, according to the proclamation which has been issued by the governor. The text of the proclamation follows: "Following a custom long established and one that has heretofore proved a value to the state, and one that is observed thruout the country, I call attention to the approach of Arbor day, in which all of us may have a part. Planting of trees is a duty close akin to pleasure, accompanied as it is with the knowledge that future generations will receive the benefit of our forethot now. "Therefore, in accordance with NEW BURT BANK HOLDS OPENING 300 Guests Are Present ai First Business Day for Institution. ·BURT, March 17.--The new Hurt Savings bank opened for business Saturday. About 300 visitors attended the opening of the new organization. Souvenirs were given to all who registered. Officials reported that the first day's business was good. hereby designate April 3, 1931, as Arbor day and respectfully request the people of our Commonwealth to observe this day in planting trees this weirestablished custom I, Dan and inu all activities consonant with W. Turner, governor of Iowa, do the purpose of such an occasion. DINING-ROOM SUITES We are now'showing a carefully selected sto.ck of good, sound dining suites. Values worthy of the consideration of the most thrifty buyer. . NEW SPRING STYLES -- at new lowp rices LIVING ROOM SUITES These 2-piece suites are made of the finest quality ve- lours, tapesti-ies, and mohairs, in a choice of colors. Hand turned legs in walnut, or mahogany period designs. Overstuffed, reversible cushions. INTRODUCING the new spring modes in high quality furniture at interestingly low prices. Styles are smart and authentic. BED ROOM SUITES There is a great deal of inlay and colored'decoration in these beautiful period suites. Walnut, maple, and oak, in many different styles, 4 pieces. Exclusive GENERAL MOTORS RADIO Dealers See the SERVEL Electric Refrigerator There is a Servel Hermetic for every home and business need. See them in our showroom. Education at University Began 75 Years Ago at ' Rate of 75 Cent:? a Week IOWA CITY, March 17.--Education at 25 cents a week began in the state 76 years ago when three professors mustered 75 students into a ramshackle rented building for the University of Iowa's first classes, lowans waited for eight years and three weeks after the university had been established by legislative act before they could actually begin the learning process. The date was March 15, 1855. Then, so meager were the re- sources'that the professors, Ab,el Beach, E. M. Griffin and Alexander Johnson, could continue their instruction for only 16 weeks. The term ended about July 1. Road Crew at Nashua to Start Work Next Week NASHUA, March 17.--One of the G. H. Lowe's construction outfits of Cedar Rapids which has been in winter quarters at Nashua expects to leave next week to begin spring work on No. 69, 11 miles from Mason City, straightening out the new paving for a stretch' of ' six miles. Eighty-six head of horses and mules have been wintered here -and a force of 12 men. has been here the past two weeks, painting up the equipment and overhauling the machinery. Enters Garage Business. HANLONTOWN, March 17.--Mr. s and Mrs. Calvin Miller who were married last week In Des Moiues moved Monday into the rooms over the Kaasa brothers store. Mr. Miller has entered the garage business here with his brother Harry. Station Will Be Erected. BURT, March 17.--The lots between the Ladendorf garage and the Vogel grocery were hold yesterday to John Gettman, who will erect a service station. This Is the second new service station to be erected in Burt this spring. TYLER - RYAN F U R N I T U R E COMPANY 215 N. FEDERAL AVE. Globe-Gazette Offers Readers a Booklet on CARE OF THE CAR Nothing responds more promptly and more generously to proper treatment than does the modern automobile. Nothing reacts more quickly to abuse and to Ignorant or careless handling. Uae-of our booklet, CARE OF THE CAR, will save you money in operating costs and repairs and at the same time insure you thq maximum of enjoyment of your car. The best of expert advice and information for the average car owner. Send 6 cents, cost and postage, for a copy, using this coupon. The Globe-Gazette Information Bureau, Frederic 3. Baskin, Director. Washington, D. C. , I Inclose herewith 0 cents In coin or stamps for a copy of the booklet, CAHE OF THE CAR. 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Can yon imagine finding yoke- front panties and bloomers at this iow price? They're here, as well as the elajtic-top style. And well-cut vests . . . and dainty chemises. Yon can buy all you need for Spring . . . and (till save! It's a gay season . . . with prints and plaids competing with vivid plain shades and combinations of two or three shades of the same color . . . and thfs group . . .proves that it's a thrifty season, too! Jacket effects . .. two- piece styles .. . interesting sleeves . . . and many other smart fashions are included. New Low Price! Silk-to-fiie-Top Hose for Womesi Our No. 444 Formerly 98c Now Sheer -- smart -- inexpensive ! Ftifl-fashioned, with mercerized interlined welt, silk-plaited-over-mercerized foot, pure silk heeL TSiriffy Smartness Smart . . . because it's -black dull kid and is so cleverly trimmed with black sand snake grain. Smart, too, for its comfortable military heel. 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