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March 17, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

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FRIDAY, MARCH IT, 1939 Mason City's Calendar March 17--Clausen-Worden Legion post and Auxiliary annual potluck dinner at Y. M. C. A. at 6:30 p. m. March 20--Cerro Gordo county Planning committee meeting at Y. M. C. A. n *a«h 20--Educational forum In Y. M. C. A. at 3 o'clock in the evening. 21 to 25--Boys and Girls v w n h o w at Y- Mi C A ' and i« \ V, C,, A. March 22--V. F. W. meets at hall at 7:30 p. m. March 22--Junior class of Mason City high school presents Noel . Coward's stagehit, "I'll Leave It To You." March 23-25--Annual convention of. the north central division o£ ?°wa State Teachers association in Mason City. March 24-ApriI 3--School spring vacation. March 28-31--Globe-Gazette cooking school, high school auditorium. March 29-31--North Iowa building and home furnishings show, nigh school gymnasium. "^^j. 1 ?7Z' S * vm -La 5 * -Words .of Christ" by Dubois, 7:30 o'clock St. John's Episcopal church. Here in Mason City handy, Flavo Shop. ' Brins the family to Daisy's for hunday dinner. Oven fried chicken and other specials. 210 N. Fed. Insist on Shepard Abstracts. 502508 Foresters BIdg. Ph. 284. John Jacobs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Jacobs, 204 Sixth street southeast, is a member of the crew of the U. S. S. Astoria, cruiser assigned to take the remains of former Ambassador Saito back to Japan. The Astoria will continue from Japan on a round-the-world tnp. T ,. Dr - Horace Beemer, Foresters Bldg. "Stars Tell Tour Future," by Marvea. At new-stands, 25c. Lydia Darrah chocolates 60c Ib 2 Ibs. $1.00. This shop, also, was surprised at reduced price for these famous choice chocolates Avail yourself. Flavo Shop, 12 1st S, E, Bob Campbell, student at Iowa btate college, Ames, has been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs Harold Campbell, 234 Ninth street northwest, for several days He left Friday for Chicago where he will vacation with George Lorenz and Wayne Dins more, S i g m a Alpha Epsilon fraternity brothers. ; A daughter, Glenice Ann, weighing 7 pounds was born to Mr and Mrs. Jack Morris pi Nora Springs! Wednesday at the home of Mrs Moms' parents, Mr. and Mrs Estol L. Smith of Northwood Approximately 40 members o the Wise Men's club met at th Y. M. C. A. Thursday evening fo dinner which was followed by stag party. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Four More Candidates File SPECIAL DISPLAY* ""Peoples Tick'et" Ente'rs Coiineil* Race' TO BE FEATURED '~ IN HOBBY SHOW Mexican Village to Be Included in Large Group of Displays A large assortment of specia exhibits will highlight the thir teenth annual Boys' Hobby sho\ at the Mason City Y. M. C. A March 21 to 25, it was announce. Friday by the committee in chargi One of the outstanding grou exhibits in the special divisio will be the model Mexican villag to be furnished by the Aztec club The display also will include group of Mexican relics The Y. M. C. A. leaders ar planning a camp display whic will include a model camp com plete with lake, cabins and equip ment. * Will Operate Shop A wodworking shop in opera tion will be shown by the Y. M C. A. handicraft group under th direction of John Buhr. Physica activities will be displayed by th McKmley school group under th supervision of John Armentrout Another outstanding exhibi will be shown by J. O. Hansen o Plymouth who will display hi collection of butterflies and moths L. L. Sulton of Plymouth wi! show his collection of Indian ar rowheads. C. A. Anderson of Ma son City will display Indian relics. A large group of model ele chants will be shown by Mis Eleanor Thrams of Mason City Curtis Amen of Mason City wi! present his photography collec tion. Knives Are Homemade Homemade knives will be fea tured in the exhibit of guns ani_ knives by C. L. Lee of Mason City The senior Hi-Y and the Adult Photography club will pre sent a Joint exhibit of selectei pictures and material used in de veloping and printing pictures The wodworking club of Mason City will present a display as wil the Harding school group unde Miss Blanche Skovlin. According to the committee, the special displays will not b shown in competition. The hobbj show is sponsored by the Kiwani club and the Y. M. C. A An average ton of cottonseed yields approximately 311 pound o£ crude oil, 906 pounds of cak ?L mea1 ' 52 ° Pounds of hulls ana 143 pounds of linters. BI^^DH^^^^ COAL Illinois*? Nut W.G. BLOCK co. PHONE 563 FRANK J.ENBUSK Certified Public Accountant and Tax Counsellor 221-222 First National Bank Bfdg. · TELEPHONE 932 · Mason City, Iowa Special! THIS COUPON and 24C Entitles You to 3 Quart Package of PISTACHIO CR 'M or Other Flavors Town Talk Cafe SPECIAL OIL TREATED Hlinois Nut WOLF BROS. COAL CO. PHONE 1148 WOULD LIMIT BEER OUTLETS New House Measure Would Reduce Mason City to 3 7 Permits The proposal of the Iowa house of representatives to limit bee permits would reduce the numbe. of outlets in Mason City to 37 on the population basis of the las census. At the present time Mason City has 58 B permits, which allov the sale of beer "by the drink' and 20 C permits, providing foi package sales only. . The house measure would eliminate the C permits and limit on a population basis the number , , B P ermit s- For cities ui 5,000 or more the number of permits allowed would be 13 for the first 5,000 and one 'permit addi- n "^L r u r each 75 ° Population On the basis of the 1930 census F??^ ,l s - on City ' s Population of ^3,304, this would provide for 37 permits in this city. Story Hour at Mason City Library Saturday , 9 n , Saturday morning at iu °. c l° ck , there will be a story hour at the library. Girl Scouts of troop «o. 7 from Jefferson school will £ r ^ d ? 3S story tellers Maxine butherland and Dorothy Ehlers Waine Adlesman and Dorothy from the same troop will give, poems. These story hours under the auspices of the children themselves have been well attended and all children who are interested are invited to come. rf st Saturday some 65 children came to the library for the story 10 'Kentucky' at Avery on March 19,20,21 GAR If ER4 -- Lorelta Y o u n g marks her twentieth year in pictures m "Kentucky," technicolor At 2o the lovely young star looks back on a movie career begun in 1918 when she played a small part in a picture with Fanny \Vard. "Kentucky" is her second picture with Richard Green, handsome English newcomer. Famous Racehorse Sold LONDON, OJ.R)--Papyrus, 1923 r, once valued at ; sold at Newmarket t-^nnft'S · Pap?TM 3 has earned 5450,000 m stud fees since 1S23, vnen he crossed the Atlantic to ace against the American cham- 11 on Zev. The University of Texas depart- lent of architecture has been un- ble to fill demands for archi- ccts and no graduates in recent ears are unemployed. for City Councilman --Pholo by l,ock JAKE DOUGLAS VIRGIL SHOOK RECOUNTS VISIT TO WASHINGTON Arthur Pickford Tells of First Visit to Nation's Capital Inasmuch as it was his first trip to the national capital, although he is past 80 years old, Arthur Pickford intimated on the North Iowa Forum over KGLO Thursday evening that he had made the most of his recent visit to Washington. The Globe-Gazette farm editor told how he engaged a cab driver at SI an hour to show him the homes of foreign ambassadors and other noted persons, the Ford theater where Lincoln was shot and other points of interest. With congress and the supreme court in session, he also observed the house, .senate and court in action. The white house visit interested Mr. Pickford tremendously. He asserted that the red room, green room and east room would mean more to him from now on Visits to the Smithsonian institute and the government printing office were recalled. "One of the remarkable things about the printing office," said Mr. Pickford, "is the number of women employed there--many of whom are gray haired. It's wonderful how nimble their fingers are as they count the sheets of bills and how quick their eyes are to detect any flaws in the printing." Trips to the library of congress and Mount Vernon, home of George Washington, were also made by the Mason Cityan. On Sunday he attended the church where Washington worshiped. --Photo by Russe WILLIAM BUCK Cerro Gordo's CCC Quota Set at 18 for April to June Quarter Cerro Gordo county's quota of C. C. C. enlistments for the April luarter has been set at 18, Mrs. Lola M. Brown, county overseer of the poor, announced Friday. The quota is more than double the figure of 8 set for the January quarter. Mrs. Brown will accept applications from relief homes or borderline cases with low incomes, she announced. No boys are taken \vith court records. The enlistment period is six months. Reason for the increase in the juofa, Mrs. Brown suggested, is Jiat boys whose enlistments expire in the spring do not re-enlist but go to work on the farms. This decreases the number in the camps so that a larger number can be enlisted. Parents often use the Russian idea. If only one thought or belief s right, why permit little fellows o entertain any other?--Lincoln Star. FELLOWSHIP OF PRAYER Dqily Lenten Devotional By DR. GAIUS G. ATKINS TRYING THE HEART Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me, and know my thoughts: Read Psalm 139-1-717-24. This Psalm repeats Job's irayer to be weighed, but with othar balances. Job's scales are in the day's deed; the psalmist asks to to be searched in thought and desire, in his dreams as well as his deeds. There is a searching which, like a doctor's examination, is necessary for the healing of our sicknesses. Back and beneath the day's deed, back and beneath the massive movements of any time are, after all, just our thoughts and hearts. But, lost in the external we seek almost every approach to the sad sickness of our time save their sources in our own souls. When we are ready to repeat the psalmist's prayer, we shall have taken the first step in any healing. Prayer: Save us, Searching and Healing Light, from the peril of lives which fear the light. Though Thy searching light sadden us, help us by Thy Grace to submit our thoughts, our affections and our desires to the tests of the love and goodness which Thou hast made sovereign in the way and hfe and truth of Jesus Christ, And what we thus discover amiss in ourselves help us to amend. Amen MINiSlERSTLAN LENTEN RETREAT Service To Be Held Monday Morning at Episcopal Church Ministers serving the Mason City churches wil] assemble in Lenten Retreat at the St. John's Episcopal church Monday morning at 10:30 o'clock. The services will be a meditation on the passion of Jesus Christ. The following clergymen will deliver meditations: The Rev. Raymon Ferguson p a s t o r of Grace Evangelical church. The Hev. Oswald E. Mall, pastor of St. James Lutheran church. The Rev. William Galbreth, associate pastor of First Methodist church. The Rev. C. Burnett Whitehead, rector of St. John's Episcopal church. In a short business meeting directly following this matin service reports of committees on Good Friday business hesitation, union Good Friday services and Easter day services will be heard and considered. This special meeting of the ministerial association members is called by the president of the association. All members have been urged to attend. PLAN DISPLAY ON WILD LIFE Restoration Week to Be Observed From March 19 to 25 Among displays being planne for local observance of Nationa Wild Life r e s t o r a t i o n wee] March 19 to 25, is that in the lobb of the First National bank, accord ing to Stratton Shannon, chair man of the Junior Chamber com mittee sponsoring the observance Sale of stamps for the benef of state and national wildlife ac tivities is progressing well, it w reported. In addition to sheets of 80 dil ferent, highly colored stamps be ing offered for sale, orders fo albums are being taken. Thes include stamps issued last yea and places to paste both th year's and last year's stamps i squares provided with explana tory reading matter. A committee of 14 from th Junior Chamber is engaged in sel ing the · stamps, together wit local sportsmen and nature lover. Stamps may also be obtained a Decker sporting goods. Joe Zabransky Files Suit Against Former Employer, B. McKean Suit for $369.08 was filed b Joe Zabransky in district cou here Friday against Bruce Me Kean, his former employer, fo wages allegedly due him and als for payments made by him in be half of his employer while work ing on a farm near Nora Spring in Floyd county. Mr. Zabransky worked for M McKean from April to Septembe 3338 according to his petition with the exception of one mont during which he was ill. He asks $142.85 for wage $195.60 allegedly advanced b him for Mr. McKean for hogs an' feed and S30.63 allegedly advance for purchases of incidental item for the. farm. South America has enough land timber and mineral wealth for al the world. When we say there i no opportunity, we mean on ou street.--Cedar Rapids Gazette. IOWA'S BEST CENTERVILLE LUMP COAL -RYILLF 6 Green Coal Co. PHONE 163 Delivered to You for WE CAN SELL YOU As Good IOWA LUMP COAL As Is Produced in the State ER TON WHY HOT SAVE SOME MONEY! Mulgrew Sons Co. T Al *ri_imp^ i*fv* ^ »· _. ... 202 THIRD STREET S. W. PHONE 654 WILL OPPOSE 3 INCUMBENTS AT MARCH 27 VOTE 3 Candidates Running as "Peoples Ticket," Groman Announces Four additional candidates for the city council entered the race Friday, the deadline for filing of nomination papers with the city The new candidates are- Fay E. O'Neil Virgil Shook William Buck Jake Douglas They will oppose Mayor H C Brown and Councilman Ray E Pauley and Arleigh Marshall who nave been announced as candidates for re-election. The city e ~i lon wi!I be held March 27 ,_ Th j- candidacies of Mr. Shook Mr. Buck and Mr. Douglas were wlfh T 6 ^ b / Charles H ' Groman w t h the information that they ticket'" 11 t0gether ° n a " pe °P le 's They will stand for honesty and efficiency in city government, Mr Douglas stated, and believe that he water rates should be reduced, that there should be adequate Playground facilities for the chil- hl en a T d that local !! bor should be used on local projects. For Municipal Airport The ticket will also stand for a municipal airport, for better distribution of city business and employment and for equal richt! an f Privileges for alf citizen! TV, j 10 ^' an e mploye of the Diamond Bread company, was porn m Hanlontown and has lived m Mason City since Kfe came here with his parents at the age of four "e is a graduate of Mason City high school and of the junior college class of 1B31. While in high school he took an active part in student affairs; particularly forensic, having represented the school in state debate tournaments. He was elected president of his graduating class and also received the American Lesion scholarship for representative student activity for that Js . m . a "-ied and owns his 4 ° 3 Thir ' eenth street Is Decker Engineer Mr. Buck is an engineer em- oloyed at the Jacob E. Decker and faons plant having served in th same capacity with the Clear Lake newer plant and the Mason City Brick and Tile company. He came to Mason City from Fargo, N. M V me i 8 " 9 . and has been a resident of the city since then. He is married and has eight children all of whom are married except one of his five daughters He owns his home at 408 Madison avenue southwest. He has always taken an active interest in civic n^v ?i nd is , a me mber of the Odd Fellows lodge and the National Association of Power En- Chrisf 3S WCU aS he Church of Mr. Douglas has been in the general insurance business in Mason City for the last eight years, coming here from Manly He is a member of the Chamber His Petition Circulated FAY O'NEIL of Commerce and takes an active part on the membership committee. He is also president of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Active in Civic Affairs He lives at 922 North Federal avenue and has three sons attending Holy Family school. He is a property owner and has been active in civic affairs. Mr. O'Neil said that he would run as an independent with no group affiliations whatever. "Naturally I have personal reasons for running," he said, "just as anyone else does who goes after the job. But I do not want to be identified with any one group. I am satisfied to appeal to the voters as a whole. Got 1,000 Signatures "My friends got more than a thousand signatures on nomination petitions for me in 24 hours I consider that sufficient incentive to make the race " M r - 0 ' N eil is a native of Mason ity and is now manager of the hapin-p'Neil Coal company. In ·It, 13 ,! 8 ' K has been employed with the Milwaukee railroad and as electrician for Jacob E. Decker and Sons. h U rh S TM arri S, d J" 1927 to Miss I,-TM Cha P m - The y have three children. He is a member of the Church of Christ, the Chamber of Commerce and the Moose and Eagles lodges. At Hospitals 1939 OFFICERS ARE ELECTED BY RETAILERS HERE New Heads of Local Merchant Group Go Into Office April] Wilson Abel was elected president and Charles H. Barber was re-elected secretary of the Mason City Retail Merchants association at the annual meeting of the board of directors at the Hotel Hanford Friday morning. Mr. Abel will assume his new office on April 1. The directors are made up of representatives of various retail groups making up the Retail Merchants association. Following are the directors and their groups: Department store group, C. M. Shaffer, Sears Roebuck and company; fur, Robert Hirsch, Mason City Fur Shoppe; clothing, Wilson w T' A bel and Son - Inc - ^oe, W. L. Nichols, Nichols and Green- coal, C. O. Johnson, L. A. Page Lumber company; drugs, · W. B. Casey, Casey Drug; dentists, Dr. t-- . T - Oldham; automobiles, Paul Pntchard, Pritchard Motor company; tires-oil, J. J. Daniels, Joe Daniels Service; mechanical refrigerators, J. A. Van Ness, Currie-Van Ness company; downtown grocers, Carl Grupp, Grupp Food Market; suburban grocers, A W Kitto, Quality Grocery; jewelers! Mrs. W. H. Potts, Potts Jewelry company; medical group Dr B Raymond Weston; banks F C Heneman, First National bank-' wholesalers and jobbers, Leo Sweesy, Jacob E. Decker and Sons; Retail Credit club, J. M. Addington, Mier Wolf and Sons; laundry and dry cleaners, C. M Lyons, Lyons Laundry and Dry Cleaners, Inc., and personal loans. G. E. Allbee, Pine Loan company. Old Pastime Cosily Now SAN RAFAEL, Cal., (U.PJ--That the old order in America is slowly passing away again was dem- °nstrated here when James R. Whiting was fined $25 for indulging m the old time American pastime of chasing the fire engines. Its against the city ordinance here. HE'S LOOSE AGAIN! Dorothy Engel, Minneapolis !,";' 7^1 admitted to the Park ospital Thursday for treatment. Mrs. Raymond Kobbe and infant daughter 232 Twenty-sixth street f o u t £ w ff, were dismissed from the Park hospital Thursday. A son weighing 6 pounds 14V, ounces was born to Mr. and Mrs". Elvis Faught, 424 Second street northeast, at the Mercy hospital Friday. Livergood Bros. WATCHES - DIAMONDS EXPERT WATCH REPAIRING DIAMOND SETTING SON OF See Him Al The [Palace Theater. Sat. ".·/· MORTMJOWA We congratulate the Mason City Automobile Dealers on their initiative in inaugurating National Used Car Week. We take pride in our part in financing this great retail merchandising fiefd and appreciate any opportunity to purchase time payment automobile contracts of the consumer. UNITED HOME BANK Xember Federal Reserve TRUST CO. Member Federal Deposit Insurance CorporaUo A HOME BANK OWNED and OPERATED BY YOUR FRIENDS and NEIGHBORS !'· ' V ' ^ ^, "X£] ^T"J~-~T^ mrX J^"- 1 -^"""";-

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