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TEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 9 1936 Mrs. Caponi to Be Head at McKinley Parent-Teacher Association Hears Safety Talk by Mrs. Fitzpatrick. Mrs. M. J. Caponi was re-elected president of the McKinley P. T. 'A. at a meeting; Wednesday afternoon at the school. Mrs. P. R. Grennan was named first vice president; Mrs. Harold Marsh, second vice president; Mrs. Carl Niederman, secretary; Mrs. Irvin Repp, treasurer. Mrs. C- Garner was named historian, assisted by Miss Selma Schumann and Mrs. August Carsen, social chairman. Mrs. P. R. Donaldson, Mrs. Harold Marsh, Mrs. Carl Braham and Miss Marie Kober served on the nominating- committee. The program included two songs by Miss Cora Murray's fifth grade. Pupils from Miss Schumann's second grade dramatized a health poem. Mrs. Royce Fairer played two piano solos and Mrs. Grant Brewer read the national president's message while Mrs. Donaldson read the state president's message. Mrs. Caponi and Mrs. Ed Stevenson reported on the P. T A. district convention at Fort Dodge. Mrs. D. H. Fitzpatrick gave a talk on "Safety," stating that safety first rules should be observed by 'drivers as well as pedestrians and that stop and go signs should be heeded. She pointed out that one out ot seven persons at the present time is either killed or injured in accidents. "Each person who drives a car has a right to only one third of a millionth part of the highway," she said. Mrs. Fitzpatrick explained the plan of the lowa Safety Council and of its increasing membership. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Braham and her social committee. W. O. T. U. TO MEET FRIDAY AT I'. W. C. A. W. C. T. U. will meet Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Y. W. C. A. for a program which will open with devotions led by Mrs. H. C. Brunemeier. Mrs. Jay Lorenz will sing, accompanied by Mrs. W. L. Bennett. A review of "Rebuilding Palestine According to Prophesy" by Guy Davis will be presented by Mrs. -C. R. Marsh. STINEHART-NOKELL Henry O. J. Stinehart. 23, Spencer, and Myrgell A. Norell, 18, Estherville, have been issued a license to wed. FLOWERS Selection Yon Have Ever Seen FREE "Cr FREE Gardenia With Every Order of $2.00 or Over C inerana PLANTS LARGE AH Other Flowers Priced Reasonable WHERE YOUR FRIENDS BUY FLOWERS Phone 223 10 First St. N. W. Phone 2500 Irrigation Begins at Boulder SSi Marking another step in the completion of gigantic Boulder dam, outlet valves to control the flow of the Colorado river for irrigation purposes are opened for.testing, the white water is spraying out a la Niagara Falls. Incidentally, the water faljs only seven feet less than the Niagara cataract. This photo is looking upstream and shows the water flowing from the-Arizona side. In the background is the huge powerhouse. In the foreground are diversion tunnels to be used only during emergencies. Deafness Causes Much Suffering to Many Persons By GARRY C. MYERS, PH. D. Child Training Expert. Dear Mr. Myers: Having read your articles for some time, and being very well impressed with some of them and quite naturally not agreeing with others, I was tremendously interested in your recent article regarding deafness. This is an ailment which is causing so much, distress, that I feel impelled to write' you. You may use my letter in. your column if you wish, but I want to commend you, in any Â· event, for bringing this important message to the notice of your readers. 'Although not yet 40, I have been partially deaf for 20 years. In all jiat time I have asked, 'What did _'ou say?' and 'I beg your pardon?' so often that if I had only a penny for every request for repetition, I wc-uld be quite wealthy . . . The agony I suffered as a child, as a young women, and even now, was so intense that on several occasions I tried to commit suicide. Life didn't seem worth living when those closest to me hadn't the tolerance to recognize that I was the sufferer in not hearing, rather than they . . . . No Treatment Helps. "I married a normal man, soft spoken, whose greatest abomination on earth is to raise his voice, and for all the years we are married it I has been the same struggle of trying to make ears that simply will not function up to standard, hear. I have two normal children . . . Nothing helps, and only within the-last year a doctor was honest enough to tell me that BO amount of treatment will help. "There is no tolerance among people for those who live in the world of half silence, where sound is like the droning of bees. Try It Yourself. "Do I emphasize too strongly.? Indeed I do not.' And to those who think so, I advise the same test of understanding that the heroine of 'The Rosary' imposed upon herself when she blindfolded herself and sat in a darkened room visiting with her dearest and most loved friends without removing the bandage to .see them, to find -out for herself just what the blindness that had overtaken, her lover, might mean.- To those who will not understand the unhappiness and loneliness caused by partial deafness I advise deliberate partial deafness through muffling of the ears with cotton for a period of time. The blind are treated with every consideration. People recognize these unfortunates cannot see, they don't stupidly lose patience with those to whom sight is denied. Why, then, must those who suffer an affliction equally as painful be subjected to such ignorant intolerance?" Three Women, One Man Obtain Divorces in Edwards' Court Judge M. F. Edwards- granted divorces to three women and one man in district court here Wednesday, each on a showing of cruel and inhuman treatment. The decrees were granted to: Mrs. Wilma Hopkins from Edward. Plaintiff was given right to resume her maiden name, W'eather- . Mrs. Eva Prestholt from Clifford. Plaintiff was awarded custody of I three minor children. ; Mrs. Lillian KliUch from Hugh, i Plaintiff was given right to resumo | her maiden name, Sherman. William C. Groth from Mrs. Goldie M. Groth. EASY ACES MEET WITH MRS. ROSS Easy Aces met with Mrs. Lowell Ross at her home, 213 Thirteenth street southeast, Wednesday. Bridge was played during the afternoon with high score prize going to Mrs. Miles Davis and traveling prize to Mrs. Ed New. The next meeting of the club will be at the home of Mrs. James Griebling, 9 Georgia avenue southeast. Edward Breen Runs for State Senator FORT DODGE, (fl) -- Edward Breen, Fort Dodge, Webster county attorney for the past four years, Thursday announced his candidacy for state senator from the Webster- Calhoun district. A former president of the young democrats of Iowa and present national committeeman of the organization. Breen was chosen a delegate at large to the national democratic convention at Philadelphia'. He is 37 years of age. 45 Tubs of Butter Stolen at Fenton DES MOINES, L?)--The state bureau of investigation was notified that thieves took six revolvers, two pistols and a quantity-of ammunition from a Fort Madison establishment Thursday night. Forty-five tubs of butter were stolen from a creamery at Fenton, the bureau also was advised. Iowa Asks $740,000 for Old Age Pensions DES MOINES, (J)--The old age assistance commission Thursday asked tie National Social Securities board for a 15740,000 allotment to match Iowa pension funds in April, May and June. Midget Fast With Shovel. LORAIN, Ohio, (UP)--One of the fastest pick and shovel wo'rk- ers on Lorain. WPA projects is John O'Connor. He is 4 feet, 6 inches tall, and weighs only 100 pounds. "I can keep up with any of them," O'Conner. said. Other workers agreed. DEATH SENTENCE CHANGE OPPOSED State Files Evidence With Supreme Court in Tony Thompson Case. DES MOINES, (iP--State attorneys filed with the supreme court Thursday records of evidence by which they will attempt to prevent a reversal of the conviction of Tony Thompson. Fort Madison penitentiary death row convict. The document by the prosecution claimed that the lower court record submitted by Thompson's attorney contained "many omissions of material evidence." Thompson originally was sentenced to hang Oct. 28, 1935, but the hanging date automatically was postponed by pending supreme court action/Attorneys will argue his appeal at the May term of court. 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