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March 19, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 2

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MASON CITY U MARCH 19 1931 FARMERS GUESTS OF LIONS CLUB Talk at St. Ansgar Meeting Is Given by Bliss; 70 Present. ST. .ANSGAR, March 19.--A meeting of the Lions was held Tuesday evening 1 at the M. E. church parlors. Each Lion invited two farmer friends as his guests and more than 70 sat down to the dinner prepared by members of the Ladies Aid society. Lion Lund gave the address of welcome. A musical program was put on by the Misses Elsine and Frances Feldt of south of St. Ansgar, and Miss loua Sprung, of Riceville, who teaches in the Dorser school southwest of town. The chairman of the entertainment committee, Charles Lamm, took charge of '" the meeting and introduced the speaker of the evening, R.-K. Bliss of the extehsion:department of Iowa State college. Mr. Bliss gave figures relative to the condition of depression. He spoke of overproduction and underconsumption as causes 'and mentioned the tariff. He told of a chart showing the similarity of conditions following-wars, and cited the Napoleonic, Civil and World wars as. examples. Mason City Men Speak at Rockford Club Meeting : ROCKFORD, March 19.--The Rockford Commercial club held a 'meeting in the Methodist'church Tuesday evening. Dr. C, O. Yene- rich, chairman of the program, introduced ' Chailes Knouse, Boy " Scout executive, Mason City, wco addressed the club on "Boy Scout Work", and Ralph Lloyd Jones, also of Mason City, who explained the method of financing the scout work for the coming" year. Buffum Speaks at Nashua Father and Son Banquet NASHUA, March 1?.--One hun- · dred and twenty-five attended th«; fatner and son banquet held in the activity building of the Methodist church Tuesday" night. Those in charge of the banquet were the Rev. William Kent, Dr. P. B. Stuart, D. B. Gottschall, Supt: F. W. Berning- hausen and the Rev.'"E. E. Clements. · Superintendent Berninghausen was toastmaster. The main speaker of the evening was Prof. Hugh Buffum of Iowa State Teachers' college. Daughter of Rockford - Pair Hurt in Accident ROCKFORD, March 19.--Miss Alice TIppett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Tippett and teacher in the high school at Beraidjt, Minn., was injured in an accident. She was in charge of the declamatory work /and hadAgone to Mclntosh. ten the ' declamatory (.contest. While return- ,ing home the steering gear of the car was broken, the car running off a steep embankment and crashing into a-tree. Word from Miss Tippets' roommate stated that she is quite badly bruised but not in a serious condition. Good breeding isn't alone. TJniver- ' sal adoption of the gold standard has made silver almost worthless, too.--Cedar Rapids Gazette. IS FAYETTE SPEAKER FAYETTE, March 19.--Dr. John B. Mott, internationally famous Y. M. C. A. and missionary leader, has been .engaged to deliver the commencement address at Upper Iowa, university June 10. Dr. Mott is a former student at Upper Iowa, having attended the local school: from 1881 to 1880. While, here ho roomed with Dr. J. W. Dicknmn, present head of the college. Dr. Mott was for several years president .of the. World Y. M. C. A., and is now head of the International missionary council. BANKERS OF FIVE STATES CONVENE Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma Represented. KANSAS CITY, March 19. /P-Problems of the banking business as they apply to institutions in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, "Nebraska and Oklahoma were under consideration .here today at the mid- western bank management confer- ice. Approximately 1,200 bankers are expected to attend the two day con: 'erence arranged under the auspices of the. American Bankers association and state associations. Prominent bankers from all of the five states are to participate on the program. Home on Farm Near Osage Is Destroyed by Flames OSAGE, March 19 --The dwelling on the Anijirew'HueSselnlann farm east of Osage was burned to the ground, the fire starting-in the attic. The John Herron family members who were tenants saved most of the contents. There was no insurance on'house · or contents. You needn't look for the millen- ium until the race erects its first bronze of a man who minded his own business.--Cedar, Rapids Gazette. R. C. A. Radiotrons For Sale By BOOMHOWER-STREETER SMITH HARDWARE 113 North Federal Ave. Phone 142 BUY R C A RADIOTRONS --at-Music Co. TUBES TESTED FREE WE SELL RADIOTRONS Tubes Tested Free Currie-Van . Ness Co. NEW for your radio Your set can work only as well us its lubes! Take your tubes out today and have your radio dealer teat them. Replace the old, with new RCA Radiotrons, the radio tubes which have been recommended by leading set manufacturers for years. RCA RADIOTRON CO., INC. Harrison, NJ. {A KoJfo Corporation 9fAm*rita Sltlttttry} Replace Worn-out Tubes Look for the red and blade carton HILIP PREDICTS 50,000 AT WORK Workers Will Get Jobs on Public Buildings in Next Two Years. NEW YORK, March 19. UP)--Jobs or from 50,000 to £0,000 workers n public'· buildings i n , t w o years 'ere predicted today- by John W. 'hilp, assistant postmaster general. Philp said in an address here be-, ore the Bronx board of trade^ that n the basis of present estimates, ouble that number would be used or one year, with 6,000 to be em- loyed for, each 510,000,000 spent. Approximately $504,000,000" la .vailable for allocation within the ext 10 years, Philp said, wtih $i!5,00,000 authorized for outside of t h e District o f Columbia. . . . -"It is felt that with the comple- ion of this vast building program," Fhilp said, "within the next- 10 ·ears every city in the country which can show annual postal re- .eipts of $20,000 or over will be iquipped with a federal building." He added,that "already there is a quickening of, industry in .every section of the country, particularly n the building trades." Bro'okins' Trial on Bigamy Charges to Come Up During May R C A R A D I O T R O N S ' H I H E A R T O F Y O U R R A D I O VIr., Mrs. Hovelson, Osage, Observe 60th · Wedding Anniversary OSAGE, March 19.--Mr, and Mrs. John Hovelson today celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary at their home on March -19, 1871, at the Merchants hotel, now the Cleveland, occurred a double wedding, John Hovelson and Jane Paulson; Hover Hovelson and Sarah E. James, with Mrs. Hovelson's brother, Ned Jamea and Elizabeth Percy, later Mrs. Charles Graves, "as witnesses. Mr. and Mrs. Hovelson have four children, Roy, Nellie and Mrs. Laur H. Whipple s of Osage, and Bert Hovelson of Waterloo. IOWA 'CITY, March 19.' Charles Brookins' trial on bigamy charges, has been' continued until the May term of district court upon agreement of counsel for both siUas. The former.. University of Iowa ;iack star and assistant to Coacn George T. Bresnahan was indicted . 22, 1930, when it was alleged ;hat he had married Miss Dorothy ovey of Oskaloosa while still tho msband of Mrs. Ethel Heid, whom he married in October. Brookins late* -remarried Miss Covey after Mrs. Held had obtained divorce. MECHEM SERVICE HELD IN CLARION Early Settler in Wright Is Survived, by Widow and Three Children. CLARION, March 19.--Funeral services for" George Mechem, 65, who died after an hour's illness from heart disease, were held today In the Church of Christ, of which he was a member for many years. Burial was in Evergreen cemetery, the Rev.'Guy J. Wright officiating. He was horn in Belmont, Ohio, Feb. 11, 1866 and 1 came to Wright county with hia parents, Mr. arid Mrs. John Mechem. Hia father, a Civil war veteran, died in 1930. Mr. Mechem waa county drainage 'engineer for 31 years. Two years ago he went to work for the state highway corn- mis Ion, buying right of way. He_was married Sept. 11,1893 to Miss Jessie Morton of Clarion. He 1 eaves his wife, one son, two daughters, four grandchildren, also five brothers and one sister. The children aro Mrs. Jessie Goslin of Highmore, S. Dak., Mrs. Mary Hoyt, Belmond, 'and Lewis of Clarion. The five brothers and sister live here. They are Mrs. Anna Nagle; AIre, Emery, Frank, Homer and Arthur.. Lots of people are against "prohibition because it doesn't work, while others are against it because it works too well.--Dallas News; HAROLD PRIEM DIES SUDDENLY Funeral Services Will Be Held at Nora Springs on Saturday. NORA SPRINGS, March 19.-Funeral services for Harold Prifem, 81, who died suddenly yesteMay noon at his home, will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at tKfe Evangelical church in charge of the Rev. Adplph Beyennan, who is pastor. Burial will be in Parit cemetery here. Mr. Priem suffered a cold which, together with flu, resulted in an attack of heart disease. He waa ] at the Rochester clinic last week. He is survived by his wife and a! daughter; Doris, 5, and four broth- 1 ers and three sisters who are older ·[ than he was. St. Ansgar Sophomores Entertained at Banquet; ST. ANSGAR, March 18.--Dinner was served to the sophomora class Tuesday evening at the schoolhouse. The guests were Miss Olsen, Miss Hummer and J. B. Ringer, all members of the faculty. The group was entertained by Gertrude Beening, who gave a piano solo ano Louise Rosenberg who gave a vocal solo. Mr. Ringer gave a speech. Jaclf Morgan and Leslie McCulla, freshmen, served the dinner to their 20 upper-classmen. D oliceman to Serve 60 Days on Assault and Battery Charge COUNCIL BLUFFS, March 19. jipj--Clarence Lane, Council Bluffs joljceman, will serve a 60 day jail entence at Glenwood on an assault and battery charge as a result of a base of Frank W. Smith of Red Oak, from Council Bluffs to Glen- vood. Lane and Herbert Mace, another Council Bluffs policeman, said that hey mistook Smith for a rum run- ,er while Smith said he thot the , lolice were robbers. Lane appealed his case to th3 upreme court but the, ristrict court decision, was tipheld.^ \ 3sage Student to Be in Reading Contest GRINNELL, March 19.--Howard Mcllrath of Grinnell, Robert Pola- hek of Chicago, Miss Mary/Kaisand of Grinnell, Miss Louise; Smith if Highland Park, HL, Harold ^ranklin of Atlantic and Miss Lois Bucknam of Osage are the six stu- lents who will represent Grinnell college in the national contest in reading poetry to be held at North- vestern university at Evanston,'111., April 2 and 3. The purpose of the contest Is to increase appreciation n the reding of good poetry. Arthur Bachman Is Buried at Klemme' KLEMME, March 19.--Arthur Henry Bachman, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bachman, was buried this af- ' ternoon. He died Monday at the. Hampton hospital of acute nephritis. He leaves three brothers, Elmer, John and Walter, and three sisters, Vera, Adeline and Gladys, besides his parents. The funeral was at the U. B. church at Goodell i in charge of the ; Rev. Mr. Bain- j bridge. The pall bearers were John and Roy Waddingham, Russell Bell, Dwight Helps, Ben Beek and Fernon flriggs. Burial was in. the cemetery one mile east of Goodell. Declam Contest to Be Held in Clarksville CLARKSVILLE, March 19.--The predistrict declamatory contest will be held here March -27. The speakers wil! include oratorical contestants from Dike, Mason City, Otranto and Traer; dramatic contestants from C l a r k s v i l l e , Northwood, Charles City and Grundy Center, and humorous contestants from Dike, Charles City, St. Ansgar and Teachers college high school, Cedar Falls. R C A RADIOTRONS 1 Distributed By ·L. P. Courshon Company Mason City, Iowa R C A RADIOTRONS Sold By Peoples Gas Electric'Co. "For Better Appliances" Open Evenings Waldorf Coach Talks ' ,to Swea City Cagers SWEA CITY, March 19.--The basketball banquet held in the dining room of the high school last night was attended by about 100 men. "Lefty" Olson, coach at Wnl- dorf college, Forest City, gave H talk. Letters were given to Everetl Jensen, Darwin Hanifan, Thomas Han if an, Wallace McGregor, Lawrence Helmke and Burton "Stretch" Thomson. County Institute Is Held. FAYETTE, March 19.--Six towns were represented at the Fayette county W. C. T. U. Institute at the home of Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Dickman Tuesday. Seventy were present The guest speaker was Miss Lean- dell Wiggins, Tunkhannock, Pa., national field secretary for the organization. , · i Meet $22.50 Tom Brown! The Man-* The Man -*,' The Man-- The Man*-* The Man -- The Man -- The Man -- The Man -- The Man -- who made clothing history. who banished "KITZY LABELS" . and "FUSSY DOODADS" in clothes . .'. injecting a full measure of qualilty for every dollar invested. who brought clothes worth ?10 more down to a $22.50 price without sacrificing quality in so doing. who eliminated high pressure salesmen, charge accounts and other '-'OVERHEAD BUGBEARS" .for modern common sense business methods of operation. who introduced SUITS, TOPCOATS AND OVERCOATS to sell at $22.50 . . . No more --No Less. who made it possible for North Iowa men to save $12,000 on their clothes expenditure during the past 6 months. who has the courage to stand firmly behind f eyery_ garment that leaves" the store with a guarantee of /SATISFACTION OR YOUR MONEY BACK. who believes that imitators may come down to Tom Brown's $22.50 price, but that none can come up to Tom Brown quality. who believes that a man wants First . . . quality materials. Second . . '. popular patterns. Third . . . Style. Fourth . . . Service and long wear . . . and--last but not least . . . C O M M O N SENSE PRICE. who believes- TO BROWN CLOTHES.-embody all these demands and give a man the best value for $22.50. Alterations Free Yours for economy in clothes Tom Brown ALL Extra Trousers se- NO M O R E - N O LESS 9 EAST STATE...30 STEPS FROM FEDERAL SATISFACTION GUARANTEED .OR ^OUR MONEY BACK

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