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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 18, 1931
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! 10 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 18 M 1931 th lu c 13 - Jt Si Si P tr te- If. fi h VI It 1/C le! Hi « ia IOWA PERMITS TO BUILD HOMES GREATER THAN IN 1930 INCREASE SHOWN IN STATE REPORT More Remodeling Authorized by First Class Cities ,, Than Last Year. DES MOINES, March 18. UP)-A decided increase over February in the 3930, erection of dwellings is shown by. the reports of permits issued in the 16 first class cities in Iowa during February, 1931. Permits, for 66 dwellings to cost $418,960 were issued, as compared with permits 'for 53 dwellings to cost 5231,650 -in the corresponding month last year. · The report, which ia issued by the sanitary engineering and housing division^of the state department of agriculture, also shows an increase in the permits issuedj for remodeling. Sixty seven permits were issued in February, 1930 for work to cost 346,840, while last montn 142 permits were issued for work to cost ?T8,417. . , Gain Is'Large. The gain in building was showa principally in Sioux City where permits were issued for 15 build ings to cost §200,000, as comparer ·with six issued in February, 1930 .for buildings to cost $18,300. Dea Moines also showed an appteciable gain, from 7 buildings costing $29,BOO in 1930 to 22 buildings costing $101,700 this year. Ottumwa was the only other of the 16 cities to show a gain ovei February, 1930. Permits were issued there for two buildings to coat §11,000 as against one to cost 55,000 last year. Davenport showec the only considerable decrease, from "· 14 buildings costing $74,150 in February last year ' to 7 costing $34,300 this year. ' Remodeling 1 Shows Increase. Dubuque showed the only outstanding increase in the remodeling of dwelling houses. Five permlts'for ·work to cost $3,250 were issued in 1930,: while last month 23 permits were issued for work to cost 525,065. '"* Keokuk was the only one of the the 16 cities reporting no building- permits issued last month, and Fort Dodge the only one which issued no remodeling" permits. No reports were received from Clinton and Iowa City. Bonds to Be Sold. DAVENPORT, March 18. (IF)-Sale of $93,000 in Scott county refunding bonds has .been scheduled by the board . of supervisors for April 10, The issue will replace v , short term primary road bonds ma' '' KANSAS HOSTESS DON'T WITH COLDS Sluggish intestinal systems lower resistance to co!ds.\Cleanse them with Feen-a-mint.the modern chewinggum laxative. Gentle, safe, non-habit- forming. More effective because yon die wit. The Cheifinff Gym LAXATIVE Adults and Child. With the election ot Harry S; Woodring as governor of Kansas, his sister, Miss Liua Woodring (above) becomes First Lady of the State. Miss Woodring Is called upon to preside at many social functions at the gubernatorial mansion in To- pekn. INTERSTATE NOW MANAGES PLANT Forest City Branch Traded for Light Properties in Nebraska. FOREST CITY, March 18.--The Interstate Power company took over the management of the Forest City Electric Light and Power company branch of the Iowa Public Service company today. The two companies exchanged properties and :he Iowa Public Service company obtained properties in Nebraska which were formerly owned by the nterstate. This transfer gives each corporation property nearer to their central locations. ' lost of Living in Davenport Declines Fast, Survey Shows DAVENPORT,' March 18. UB-- The cost of living is declining more rapidly in -Davenport than in most other cities, it is revealed by a survey that has just been made by tha Davenport industrial commission. Davenport food prices show a decline of 2.1 per cent on 42 items as compared with .07 per cent in Chicago, .08 in Boston and New York a'nd 1.1 in Detroit and Louisville. The rent level here also shows a decline of one per cent during the past year and is now 11 per cent jnder the 1914 rent level here. With the exception of New Britain, Conn., -which has a rent level two per cent below the 1914 figure, this is the only one of cities canvassed which have shown a lower rent level than that of 1914. FOR CONSTIPATION Students to Edit Newspapers. AMES, March 18.---Fourteen Iowa State college technical journalism students will have charge of two Iowa weekly newspapers during spring vacation, · March 23 to 26. They will be divided into two groups and under faculty supervision they will write all the stories and solicit all the advertising for the March 26 issues of the Jewell Record' and Stratford Courier. To be a HEALTHY WOMAN watch your Bowels! V/HAT should women do to keep their bowels moving freely? A doctor should know the answer. That is why pure Syrup Pepsin is so good for women, ft just suits their delicate-organism. It is the prescription of an old family doctor who has treated thousands of women patients, and who made a special study of bowel troubles. Dr. Caldwcll's Syrup Pepsin ia made , from fresh laxative herbs, pure pepsin and other harmless ingredients. It doesn't sicken or weaken you. But its action is thorough. It carries off the BOUT bile and poisonous waste. It does everything you want it to do. It is fine for children, too. They love its taste. Let them have it every time their tongues are coated or their skin is sallow. Give some to keep little bowels open during colds. When you've a sick headache, can't eat,' are bilious or sluggish; and .at the times when you are most apt to be constipated, take .a littla of this famous prescription (all druggists keep it ready in big botties) and you'll know why Dr. CaldweU's Syrup Pepsin is the favorite laxative of over a'million women 1 DR. W. B. CALDWELL'S SYRUP PEPSIN A Doctor's Family Laxative. HERE AND THERE *. * * * * * * - · * * * * *.' * * * » - . » » Miscellaneous Items From 100 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in N«rth Iowa and Minnesota Moves Into Parsonage. DTJMONT--J. Westerhold, new creameryinan from Rockford, ant his family have moved into the M E. parsonage. The Rev. E. G. Steinman has reserved two rooms. I1J at Clarksvilje. C L A R K S V I L L E -- M r s . Jaka Hickle and James Martin suffered severe attacks of heart disease. Returns From Pasadena. BANCROFT--Miss Mary Merrill returned Saturday from Pasadene Gal., to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. N, J. Merrill. Miss Merrill is a nurse. , Comes From Chicago. 'MARBLE ROCK--Elmer Kvammen of Chicago has been spending a few days with his wife's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jobs Moore. He was called to Cedar Rapids by the death of a brother. Attend Convention. COULTER--H. O. Hanson, cashier . of the Coulter Savings bank, and Leon Madsen, assistant cashier, attended a bankers' convention anc banquet given at Hotel Coonley in Hampton Friday evening. Honored at Shower. DUMONT--About 30 friends gathered at the Henry Roll horn Tuesday evening for a post nuptial shower for. Mrs. Harry Johnson formerly Miss Frances Hutchison. Is at St. "Cloud, . MITCHELL--Mrs. Carl Lane ha3 gone to St. Cloud, Minn., where she will visit at the home of her son, Harold and family. · Legion, Auxiliary Meet. RUDD--Tffirty-six members of the Legion and auxiliary met in business session at the William Hans home Monday evening. 70 Are Entertained C A R P E N T E R -- M r . , a n d Mrs. Charles Sefert entertained about 70 riQK-NQ. FEDERAL AVET ;M*SdN~CitY - IOWA i|_ Legion and auxiliary members at a dancing party at the Meltonville hall. - Improves at Sexton SEXTON--Mrs. John Harris, who fell and broke her hip 11 weeks ago, "s able to get around the house on crutches. Go to Minneapolis BANCROFT--Ambrose Kennedy, torrine Nemmers, Loretta Merrill and Hilda Nelson left Monday morning for Minneapolis. Mr. Kennedy and Miss Nemmers will, buy goods for the Kennedy brothers detriment store. · ' Are Parents of Son WESLEY--A 9 pound boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. William Henderson Saturday. ', ,, Goes to Home LELAJfD--Mabel Severson, who las been assisting for 24 months at he home of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Carlson, went Wednesday to her home u Mount Valley. . Visits With Parents ROCKFORD--Lloyd Gillham, student in the Iowa State college, Ames, is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Gillham. Is From West Concord M I T C H E L L -- L e w Nelson of West Concord, Minn., has been vis- ting his uncle, William Wynn. · Able to Leave Hospital R U D D -- Paul Ehlebracht was irot home Sunday from the Cedar Valley hospital. Entertained at Osago OSAGE--Sixteen were the guests of Bill Galloway at his home at a St. Patrick's day party. Five hundred and dancing furnished the chief pastime. Miss Crosby Improves CLARKSVILLE -- Miss Maxine Crosby, who was operated on for appendicitis at Allen Memorial hospital a week ago, is reported to be mproving. Eyelid Is Bruised WESLEY--Mrs. Ted Pfeffer and two children of Freeport, 111., are visiting her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Robison. Sunday morning while she was carrying her 2 year old son downstairs, he threw its head In such a manner as to strike his eye on a coathook. His eyelid was bruised. Is From Chicago ROCK FALLS--Miss Margaret Wegener, Chicago, is here visiting ler parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Wegener. R. N. A. Bridge Held ROCKFORD--The Royal Neighbors lodge held a benefit bridge party for members of their lodge Monday night in the Ror Grady borne. Hotel Is Redecorated DUMONT--E. E. Anderson's hotel and cafe, which was sold, is being remodeled. The walls of the cafe are being redecorated, new floors laid and the front painted. Guests Are Present G R E E N E -- Ten guests from Charles City were present at the Pythian Sisters card and dancing party Monday night. Mrs. Adah Cottrell, district deputy grand .chief, who inspected the work of the order here Monday afternoon, remained for the evening. She was a guest of Mrs. Ida and Miss Helen Birney. Visit at Rudd RUDD--Mrs. Lerle Miller, Mrs Mollie Scholes and Ruth Flancha of Waterloo visited Tuesday at the Thatcher home. Meet in Church. PLYMOUTH--The Ladies' Aid society met in the church parlors for its semi-monthly meeting, Mesdames F. A. Peshak, J. Hodson and J. Heiroilmus entertaining. Leave for Excelsior. WESLEY--Ben and Julius Studer and Mrs. Bertha Rltchmeier and her son, Morris, Ackley, have gone to Excelsior, Minn., to visit their nephew, Donald Studer,. who suffered a double fracture of the thigh j Get a boVtTcTronV'yoTirdruKVistTct bone in an auto accident in Jan- clay. Your money back if it doesn't uary. ' YOUR IOWA One Interesting Fact Every Day About the State You Arc Proud to Call Your Own! Iowa produces 35,354,632 pounds of popcorn annually, enough when popped to serve four sacks-each to ail the .inhabitants of the United States. The crop is valued at retail price at $24,000,000 annually. Returns From Hospital. FLOYD -- Ivan Thomas came home from the Cedar Valley hospital where he has been for an operation. Go to Garner. BANCROFT -- Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Garry and son, Richard visited Sunday with Mr. Garry's sisters, Mrs. George Nessel and Louise Garry, at Carroll. Visited in Chicago. FREDERICKSBURG--Mrs. D. C. Parks returned to her home after several weeks' visit with friends in Chicago. Plan Project Meeting. FLOYD--Floyd women will hole a project 'meeting at the home of Mrs. Myrtle Redfield Thursday. Is 111 at Plymouth. PLYMOUTH--Bernard Giles is 'quite sick with flu. Return to Mountain Lake. W E S L E Y--John Gerdes and daughter, Verona, Mountain Lake, Minn., returned to their home Monday following a visit with his uncles, Fred, Herman and John Ostercamp. Is Member of Class. FLOYD--Mr. and Mrs. Art Crook attended the graduation exercises at Gates Business college. Stanley Crook was a member of the class of 1931. . . . ' . · Given Farewell-.Party.- KLEMME--Twenty-two friends and neighbors gathered at the C. W. Wiles home Monday evening at a farewell surprise party, Mr. and VIrs. C. W. Wiles are moving to Ventura after living in Klemme and on their farm near Klemme 27 years with the exception of five rears spent at Ames. Recovers From Operation, LUVERNE--Mrs. Frank Shipley underwent a minor operation at the university hospital, Iowa City, Saturday morning and is recovering rapidly. HI Near Latirner. LATIMER--Mrs. .John A. Johansen, west of Latimer;" is recovering from a severe attack "of g-allstone trouble. Mr. Johansen is suffering with rheumatism. Have Past Grands Meet. CLARKSVILLE -- Mrs. Henry Klunder and Mrs. Henry Fisher were hostesses Tuesday afternoon to 20 members of the past grand circle at the I. O. O. F:'hall v D. A. R. Chapter Meets. NORTHWOOD--Members of the local D. A. R. chapter held their March meeting at the C. H. Dwelle home Monday evening. Mrs. C. A. Hurd, who attended the recent state conference at Des Moines as delegate from the local group, gave her report on the state meeting. Mrs. ,L, S. Barnes gave a talk on women of the · revolution and Mrs. .H. W. Sawin viewed the current issue of the D. A. R. magazine. A piano duet was given by Misses Dorothy and Marion Dwelle. Posters Are Made. LUVERNE--The Luverne township Farm Bureau women met Thursday afternoon at the Mrs. Kate Huff home. The afternoon was spent making posters for achievement day on May 28. ·Mission Society Elects. CLARKSVILLE--The meeting of the Home and Foreign Missionary society was held today in the home of Mrs. L. C. Apple. \ Visits Over Week-End. · SWALEDALE--Mrs. Carl Derry spent the week-end at Clarion with her sister, Mrs. Tom Chambers and family. Is In Hospital. SWALEDALE--Miss Reeva Calkins is in the Mercy hospital. She had an operation Saturday. 150 Present for Anniversary WESLEY, March 18.--Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hinders, northeast of town, celebrated their silver wedding anniversary by entertaining 150 relatives and friends. Stomach Troubles Headache and Dizziness If your stomach is sick, you are sick all over. If you can't digest your food you losestrcngth, get nervous and feel as tired when you get up as when you went to bed, For 10 years Tanlac has restored to health and activity many thousands who suffered just as you do. Mr. Daniel Vindguerra, of 6200 Stiles St., Philadelphia, Pa., says- "{ have not,had a dizzy spell or a head- achesmce taking Tanlac. My appetite has increased, ray nerves are in better shape and I can enjoy a good night's sleep. Let Tanlac do for you what it did for this sufferer. It corrects the most obstinate digestive troubles--relieves gas, pains in the stomach and bowels It restores appetite, vigor and sound sleep. Tanlac is made of roots, barks and herbs. The cost is less than Is From Lake Park. ROCKFORD--Mrs. William Emerson, Lake Park, is in the Floyd Dunkelberg home caring for her sister, Mrs. Anna Miller, who is ill. Visiting With Daughter. CLARKSVTLLE--Mrs. - W. S. Byam is spending the week at Cedar Falls with her daughter, Mrs. W. J. McCunniff and family. Attended Father's Bites. . BANCROFT--Mike Hoffman and Clem Diers .returned Sunday from Hospers where they attended the funeral- of Mr. Hoffman's father, Michael Hoffman, Sr. Kcturns to Hospital. MARBLE ROCK--Mrs. W. C. Smith returned to the Mercy hos pital at Cedar Rapids Sunday. Return to Morgan. WESLEY--Mrs. Joe Eisenbarth and two children together with his parents who have been visiting friends and relatives here and at St. Benedict, returned to their home at Morgan, Minn., Monday. Visit at StUson. STILSON--Mr. and Mrs. Averv Evans, Waterloo, visited at the G. ,v/. Slagle and Emile Feterson homes. Deputy Is Present. ROCKFORD--The Pythian Sisters held their regular meeting Tuesday evening. The evening opened with a picnic dinner to which the Knight's were invited. A special guest was Mrs, Ada Cottrell, fourth district deputy of Iowa Falls, who conducted a school of instruction in the afternoon. Bridge Club Entertained. A L L I S O N--Members of the Bridge club were entertained Monday evening by Mrs. Harry J. Hil! and Mrs. A. W. Froning, at the home of Mrs. Hill. Mrs. E. C. Kepler and L. A. Spengler received high scores. Taken to Hospital. NASHUA--Mrs. Elizabeth Peterson, pioneer resident of Nashua, who has been ill for several months at the home of her daughter, Mrs. O. D. Yetter, following an attack of flu, was taken to the Waverly hospital Tuesday where she will remain for treatment. Leave for Perharo, ROCK FALLS--Mrs. Ella J. aeed returned to Perham, Minn., Sunday, after an extended visit with her sons, Leon and Milo Reed. Garner Youth to Speak in Contest at Spencer Denzel Tompkins, Sophomore, Is Son of Principal of Grades. GARNER, March 18.--Denzel Tompkins, sophomore, who won first in the oratorical division of the sub- district declamatory contest in'Britt will next speak ia Spencer. He gave the selection, "The Masterful Man of the Ages, Abraham Lincoln." Denzel is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Tompkins. His father is principal of the' Garner grade school. Denzil Is 15; The Rev. Marion L. Sunderlln, pastor of the Methodist church, coached Denzel. The Rev. Mr. Sunderlin has on numerous occasions entered his oratorical readers in the state series of contests ance in the national contest. Disagreement From Water Plans Cause Estherville Contest* DENZEL TOMPKINS ESTHERVILLE, March 18. U?)-Disagreement, over the erection of a water purification and softening plant here has caused the filing of four" opposition tickets to the present administration in the municipal elections March 30. A31 of the members of the administration are candidates for re-election, and all of the offices will be contested except that of treasurer, now held by Gladys B. Hunt. . ST. H. Schloeman heads the Peoples' ticket as candidate for reelection as mayor; B. H. Brackett and E. E. Callendar are candidates for re-election as councilmen at large. Guy TJ. Noel, first ward; Carl Jeglum, second ward; George Shadle, third ward, and John E. Wee for assessor are the other candidates for re-election on the ticket. H. H. Tosdal, Samuel Blacketter and M. K. Whelan are the other candidates for mayor. The fifth ticket has no mayoral candidate. Floyd Grade Students Will Present Operetta FLOYD, March li£--The grade operetta will be given Thursday evening at the Floyd school. F, S, NORTON OF ALGONA IS DEAD Was in Lumber Business for 35 Years; Wife and 4 Children Survive. ALGONA, March 18.---F. S. Norton died at his home Monday .night after an illness of nearly two years, all of which time he had been confined to his bed with paralysis. For 35 years Mr. Norton owned and.op- erated the lumber business known as F. S. Norton and son in Algona. His son, Milton, became a member of this firm a few years ago. Mr. Norton was a member of the Masonic lodge and the Methodist church. His wife and four children survive, Milton and Mrs. Pauline Worster of Algona, Mrs. Edua Furgeson of Keokuk and Eleanor, of Connecticut. Visits With Sister. B A N C R O F T--Lucille Bolster, nurse of Fort Dodge, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Charles Stauder. OFFICERS WORK WITHOUT CLEWS State Offers $500 Reward in Hunt for Killer of Clarmda Couple. CLARINDA, .March 18. UP)-Working without a tangible clew, Page county officers sought tonight to find the men who, caused the death of Mr. and Mra. Irving Beach, aged Clai-inda residents. The state offered a reward ol $500 for information leading to tho conviction of the persons who entered the Beach hpme.Sunday night and killed Mrs. Beach and attacked her paralyzed husband, causing his death yesterday. After an inquest last night officers said they were confident that two men participated.-in the crime. They admitted they were without a strong clew as to their identity. , Robbery was unquestionably tha motive, officers said, as the housa had been systematically ransacked. Mrs. Beach's body was found in tha living room with a cord tightly drawn around her neck while her crippled husband was discovered on a bedroom floor suffering from exposure and blows from the robbers. State Agent Hi Yackey is assisting county officers in the case. Rites for Mrs. Gibbons of Armstrong Are Held ARMSTRONG, March 18.--Mr, and Mrs. George Kelley of Chicago, Mrs. Hattie Higley and son, Leo Higley of Rollo, Mo., and Mrs. Sussie Appleton of Livingston, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gibbons, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Gibbons and children of Sherburn, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Knowles of Morris,- Minn., were here to attend the funeral of Mrs. Frank Gibbons Wednesday morning at the St. Mary's Catholic' church. 20 Per Cent Dividend Is Paid by Wesley Bank WESLEY, March 18.--Another 20 per cent dividend has been declared by the defunct First National bank and dividend checks are being distributed this week. This makes a total of 85 per cent paid to patrons with a promise of another 8 per cent at the close. .'fj\tj.iio~ 570 572 ing Today... a Smart Showing of New Modes Styled for Your Type The most delightful collection of Printzess coats and ensembles has arrived to open the Spring season in our garment department. .They are exciting fashions introducing elegance, variety, freshness and charm, in a thoroughly individual mode. Styles in casual or -formal silhouettes with new sophisticated lines. Selection may be had in models correct for all occasions . . . for WELCOME TEACHERS street, for dress, for sports. In finely loomed wool crepes, and fancy mixtures. All with very chic detail and more elaborate decorative touches that accent the molded line so becoming and youthful to the modern woman. " , This group of styles, smart and exceptional in value, at $39.75. WELCOME TEACHERS .-- i me ziortn central ·· aistnci or me 1 Jl .Mlacanolls_Trliiune. 1811"--'

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