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April 19, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 17

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APRIL 19 1934 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE SEVENTEEN DRUGGISTS WILL HOLD GATHERING Northeast District to Meet [| May 15 at West Union; Speakers Named. WEST UNION, April 19.--North- I eastern Iowa druggists will meet in I West Union May 15. District asso- I ciation officers are George Schmidt Jj'of-Elkader, president; Paul Darling I1 of Decorah, vice president; E. J. Parman of Decorah, secretary and treasurer. Paul Davis of Fayette is Fayette county chairman. Speakers for the meeting will be Pete Matson and Olin Hill, both of Clinton, and George McChane of Waterloo. Charles CityNews Stephens May Talk at District G.O.P. Rally CHARLES CITY, April 19.--Homer S. Stephens of Clarinda, state chairman of the republican centra] committee, has been invited to give the main address at a fourth district republican rally here Friday evening, April 27, at the courthouse. Stanley R. Smith, Osage, fourth district committeeman, states all district and county organizations and other groups interested in republicanism have been invited to attend. Mother Sues Son for $10,000 in Accident , · CHARLES CITY, April 19.-- v / Jens Grothe, attorney, filed a peti- i'« tion in the Butler county court, in J which Mrs. Retta McGee, 53, of j. Greene, asks, $10,000 damages of I her son, Verne McGee, for injuries j she received in an automobile accident Oct. 28, 1933. Plaintiff claims § she was riding with her son's wife, J Margaret McGee, enroute from ! Greene to Rochester, Minn., and be- I cause of the reckless driving of her I- daughter-in-law the car went into e ditch and she was injured. ffuneral of Mrs. Walters to Be Conducted Friday CHARLES CITY, April 19.-|Charles H. Walters who, lived Ithree miles from Colwell, died Mon- Iday at the hospital at Iowa City :and funeral services will be held f Friday aftternoon at 2 o'clock in lithe Deerfield church with the Rev. KMr. Buck of Elma officiating. Mr. (Walters is survived by his son, J: Lester and a daughter, Leone, Mrs. [Walters having died a few months t ago. Testimony Near Close in ; Action Against Waller CHARLES. CITY, April 19.-fin the case of Charles A. Nbct and John E. Nelson against Ralph P. valler, in which doctors and nurses ho attended the defendant were ;n the stand yesterday, testimony 11*111 probably be concluded and fArguments made this afternoon. jfesterday Robert Merfeld was ·bound over to the grand jury ·by Justice John McGeeney on the fcharge of bootlegging. [ Increase in Circulation of Library Is Reported CHARLES CITY, April 19.--According to the report of Mrs. Frances Kendall Eyers, librarian, there were 149,350 books circulated during 1933, an increase of 14,071 over the previous year. The largest daily circulation was 1,061 and the smallest 304 and average for year \vas 449. The income from city tax, St. Charles township, fines, lost books and county patrons amounted to $5,283.43. Expenditures were 54,517.98, leaving a. balance of $765.45. Engagement Is Announced. CHARLES CITY, April 19.--The ' engagement of Marvin Kuhn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Kuhn of this j city, and Miss Bertha Heetland, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. L. H. [ Heetland of Sibley, was announced I at Iowa City, where both are stu- ' dents at the university. Is Awarded Scholarship. CHARLES CITY, April 19.-Katherine Blumenstiel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Blumenstiel has been awarded a scholarship by Mills college, Oakland, Cal. She is a senior this year. She has won first place for three consecutive years in violin contests sponsored by the j Iowa Federation of Music clubs and is president of the Nations {Honor Society in the high school. CHAUES CITY BRIEFS CHARGES CITY, April 19.--M. IG. Smith showed motion pictures of I England, Holland, Switzerland and Italy last evening at the mid-week 1 service of the Congregational L church.. Mr. and Mrs. Smith toured England and the continent three years ago and Mr. Smith took several reels of pictures. Chester L. Rich, professor of ec- f caomics of Cornell college, will talk tonight at the meeting of the high school P. T. A. Dr. D. A. Kinney left vesUiday for Des Moines to attend the meeting of the Iowa State association of Optometrists. The annual meeting of Hie Floyd county federated clubs is be'ng held today in the Congregational church. Club members from Rockfort Rudd, Nora Springs, Colwell, Charles City ;md the rural districts belong to the federation. Mrs. Milton Dunlap is bounty chairman. Fairfield's Problem of Water Shortage Remains Unsettled FAIRFIELD, April 19. /P--Fairfield's water shortage problems remained unsettled today after John W. Wheatley, Jefferson county farmer, declined a $12,000 settlement by the city in litigation over the use of Walton Lake. Warned that serious water shortage was threatening, the city council Tuesday night decided to offer a settlement so that water could be let into the lake for summer use of the city. Wheatley claims the courts have given him a judgment of $18,308 against the city and he asks interest from June, 1930. A mandamus action to compel the city to pay that amount will be filed today, Whet'.t- ley's attorney said. Merchants to Refuse Eggs. FAIRMONT, Minn., April 19.-Merchants will cease taking in eggs in their stores after Friday. Farmers are urged to sell eggs for cash at produce markets. Utterback May Run for Congress From 6th Iowa District DES MOINES, April 19. (/«--A movement was under way here today to place the name of former district judge, Hubert Utterback in the sixth district congressional campaign to oppose Congressman C. C. Dowell, republican. Utterback, a democrat, led the state democratic ticket as a candi- date for justice of the Iowa supreme court in the election of 1932. There are now five democratic candidates in the sixth district congressional race and Congressman Dowell has opposition in his own party from two other candidates. Utterback said last night he was aware of the movement to place his name on the ticket and said he would reach a decision within a few days. Women arc dreadful gossips. They tell one another every bit of scandal they are told by their husbands-San Francisco Chronicle. Mrs. John Ficke Will Be Buried Friday in Cemetery at Sheffield SHEFFIELD, April 19.~Word was received here of the death of Mrs. John Fickc who died at the hospital in Seward, Nebr., Monday morning following a mastold operation. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at Seward, Nebr., conducted by the Rev. Ervin Duerschner. The body is being brought to Sheffield where services will be held Friday afternoon conducted by the Rev. L,. W. Rcuther. Burial will be made in Sheffield cemetery. She is survived by her husband, John Ficke, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Schroeder, Sr.. and brothers, William, Albert and Henry Schroeder, all of Sheffield. District Kally Held. HUTCHINS, April 19.--The district Epworth league rally was planned at the Prairie Center church Thursday. The Prairie Center Ladies Aid will serve supper. Goetch Is in Race for State Senate Position DECORAH, April 19. -- Sam Goetch, proprietor of the Union hotel, announced his candidacy for the republican nomination for state senator, an office now.held by Senator Klemme of Ridgeway. Mr. Goetch has been a resident of Decorah for about 10 years. T. P'. Schmitz, now state representative, whose papers are being circulated this week in Decorah. Is seeking the democratic nomination. IF YOU WANT£HjM MILEAGE GIVES IT TO YOU! 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