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March 19, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 12

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12 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 19 ·§ 1931 SUPREME COURT GIVES DECISIONS Case in Mitchell County Is ; Affirmed by Stevens at Des Moines. DES MOINES, March 19. UP)-The following opinions were haride'd down this week by the Iowa supreme court: ' ..." . ' " · ' ' . . 1 Capital Construction company, appellant, .vs." City of 'Des Moihea, et al., Polk county. Judge Loy Ladd. Refused:to"'annul 'tax. :-Affirmed. Opinion by Albert. : · i Mary R. Field, appellant, vs. Southern Surety company of New York, Polk county, ^Judge P. S. Shanklana. ; Verdict for ..plaintiff;, on accident insurance policy. Affirmed. Opinion. by Wagner. - . . . L. D. Holcomb, et al., 'vs.; O. S. Franklin,-judge, Polk county. Judge O. S; Franklin.; Writ.of certtorari to review orders in Associated Packing company assessments. Writ -dismissed. Opinion by Stevens. 1 Frank-G. Mogler vs.'·; Esther L. Nelson, appellant, Polk county, · Judge J.- E. Meyer. Lower "court refused to tax attorney .fees. Reversed- and remanded; .Opinion by the court '." . ':'.'· Simon Nolte, apellant, vs. -Alberta B. Nolle, Allamakee county, Judge H. E. Taylor: Court upheld defense of want., of I consideration for note. Reversed. Opinion by Faville.- ;,- . " : · Anna Li. 'Stone, appellant, vs. Harry E. Stone," Polk county, Judge J. E. Meyer. Divorce decree modified. Reversed.-Opinion by.DeGraff. - LaVerne Fharmer and Lucille' McCutcheon vs. H. Hi-Pharmer, guardian, et al., appellant?, Polk county. Judge O. S. Franklin: Judgement for wards against guardian. Affirmed. Opinion by Stevens. , Second National bank of New Hampton vs. George Millbrandt', et al v appellants, Mitchell county, Judge M. F. Edwards. Title granted to notes. Affirmed. Opinion by Stevens. :.. · , , ·· ''; ; ' . ' . ' . Foster E. Outing- for Knights or Pythias, appellant, vs. Jerrie L. Plum, Johnson county, Judge R.~ tt.' Pbpham. Petition to reclaim funds from former vice chancellor dismissed. Affirmed. Opinion by Stevens. . ' · . ' '-. \ " · ' '·' . . ' ( Estate of A. L. Hager, O. P. Herrick, appellant, vs." Roy Hager; Martin, et al., Polk county, Judge 6. S. ITranklin. Lower, court dismissed petition for specific performance .of contract: Affirmed. Opinion by Wagner. " Did You to Bump of Curiosity By ROLAND J. SCOTT Modesty said the philosopher, is the least of the virtues and a confession ' of the deficiency it .indicates.^ Bear, that statement in mind.. 1 as you read this that I am writing, lest, you'get'.the idea that I'm full of myself. And if the idea still per- . sists in spite of. this warning merely say to yoiiself--"the poor, man-is only trying to be accurate." To get'the preliminaries over I am the creator of the "Did You Know", cartoon appearing daily .in ttie Globe-Gazette. The ideas have . been fathered by me in the course : of 26 years of newspaper work in nearly all sections of the United States. They haven't come easily. . Here and there I've picked up strange facts and-sometimes it has. taken years' to Verify them) You'see I was bom with a decided curiosity bump. In fact it'.was so ; large that shortly after-my arrival^.;, in this world three doctors were called in consultation. Two of them shook their' heads; "He'll never amount, to anything," they' s"aid. "You're all wrong," I protested, leaping from my ..crib, and the third doctor sided with me, declaring the bump to be a mark of genuis. Between the two of us we ejected the dissenters from the room; I had the .strength of a Hercujes in those days. , .-· , And.so I've-gone thru life remembering- the -words of that" doctor, nursing along that bump of cur- iosity, and nightly .anointing it with good'old crude oil. ... . . . . · ' '; . i.was born in Indianapolis, so I'm told/ and "shortly thereafter began making a name for myself in the newspaper business. That bump of cutiosity h"as'remained with me to this day. 'Newspaper illustrating, cartoons, caricatures have kept the wolf from the door, but. thru all these years I've had this one idea in my mind--i-that I might some day make use of that bump. I went on gathering material, collecting evidence. You can judge the result. ,. Ponds Are Leased at Nashua for Charles City News as Fish Nurseries NASHUA, March 19. -- State representatives are in Nashua t week leasing the ponds on the Sutherland property, one mile north of Nashua, for a fish nursery pond. The ponds are being- cleaned up and representatives will return next week and fence them in. A little later the. state will send all the small fish that the ponds will accommodate' and in the fall they will be released and put into the river. It has been proven that fish from the; hatcheries 'are, so small that when put into the streams only a small percentage live. Lewis Dygert Dies*" , ;g$t Charles City; to ' p Be Buried Saturday 'CHARLES CITY, March 19.-Lewis Dygert, father of Mrs. P. C. Lapham, died at the Lapham home, E06 N. Joslirf street/ yesterday morning. The body will be taken to Panora Friday morning and services will be held there Saturday afternoon followed by burial in the family lot beside Mrs. Dygert, who flied in 1929. Mr. -pygert has been Ett the home of his daughter here tor eight months and previous to that time made hia home with his Bon, Alya Dygert in Panora. Charles City Soloists . . . Compete in Preliminary CHARLES CITY, March 19.--The soloists in the music department ol the high school were to compete in the preliminary contest this afternoon in the high school auditorium at 3:45. The winners will be entered In the subdistrict contest. Friday pvening the annual concert by th music pupils in voice and instru mental departments will take plac In the manual arts auditorium. : - F. T. A. Is Organized. CHARLES . CITY, March 19.--A rural- Parent-Teacher association ivas formed.in .district number five, EUvertpn ; township, when the following officers were elected: Mrs. George Horn, president; Mrs. Garl Ekwall, secretary and treasurer;' Elsa Legel, chairman program committee; Mrs. Carl Ekwall, Chairman social committee. ; Focht Is Speaker at Clarion Club Session CLARION, March 19.--The Tri- Mu club, an organization sponsored by Joe .Tallman, held its regular meeting at the 1 Methodist church^ Several-high school girts served.thef dinner, to about 35 boys between 16 and ll'years.of affe . L. Q. Focht, superintendent of schools of Wright county, made a talk on VHabits.',' Mr. Tallman organized the boys bout three years ago. Boys from all the churches are members. . . . ' · . N Hearing on Bridge 'Petition to Be Held at Prairie du Chien MCGREGOR, March, 19. -- T h e TJ. S. war department announced a hearing, will be held in Prairie du Chien, Wis., March 27, at 2 p. m, at the courthouse to consider the application of Judge W. L. Eichendorf of McGregor for approval of plans of a high -bridge to be constructed across the Mississippi near McGregor. . : Judge Eichendorf was granted a franchise to build a bridge over .the Mississippi here by the last con- ress, but an approval of plans and location miist be obtained from the chief of TJ. S. engineers of the war department before building can start. Hardin County Ledger, Eldora Herald Combine rELDORA,-March 19. iff)--The E!- dora Herald and the-Hardin County Ledger, weekly newspapers, have consolidated and will issue their first combined publication-' March 30. J." R. Bahne, owner" of the Herald, will be business manager and John Mpffett will be editor. CHARLES CITYBRIEFS ; CHARLES CITY, .March 19.-1. H. Trefz, principal of'the high ichool, is "in Chicago attending the meeting: of the North Central 'As-' lociation of Colleges and Secondary schools. ' . The women's department of the Christian church, will meet; in the church parlors this'afternoon when the work of the City Improvement issociation will be explained by Mrs.'B. M. Hudson, president, and Mrs. C. Ellis. ' Among the winter travelers who feturned are' Mr. and. Mrs. J. B. Lowe who spent the winter in California. They motored both ways. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Fairbanks,-who (pent the winter in the south,. returned. : . Circle' number 10 of the First Wethodist/church was entertained resterday ' at the home of Mrs. aeorge Heitz in the country. . A number of members of the Lmerican Legion and auxiliary will tootor, to Mason City tonight to at;'end a party at the armory given \y the Legion of Mason City.! -. ' Mr. and Mrs. 'J. B. Waggoner re- Jurned to Chicago yesterday after /Jailing relatives here and attending ihe funeral of Mrs.. Waggoner's Mielc, William Hoffman who was furled at Rockford. They were ac- lompanied by Mrs. Waggoner's tousin, Mrs. Max Eggert of' Lef range, 111. Every Paris Milliner / . has conspired to 'make you picturesque, a bit coy and utterly charming this spring. ' · 4 STRAW HATS show you how they achieve this effect. The New Spring Straws have shallow little crowns', · ,, bandeaux and scoop brims, which combined, give you instantaneously the piquant Watteau, * ' now so extremely fashionable. $5 to $15 THIS IS.TH£.SMART.WAY TO BUY YOUR ENSEMB FIRST · · · You will start y o u r ensemble with a coat, perhaps a dressmaker coat of one of the new rough woolens trimmed with supple galyac, or you may prefer one of the new tweeds with gayly printed dress. With any one of these suggestions, it will be an easy matter to combine harmonizing accessories--and achieve a smart and distinctive ensemble. '$15 to $65 THEN If you have chosen the dressmaker coat in the new skipper blue or distinguished black, you will find crayon pastel frocks in silk crepes and' sheer woolens that will give you t h e desired color contrast of the season. For wear with'the tailor- ·_ ' . ed tweed we suggest two- piece sports dresses in sheer wools or the new knit-wear. With your redingote, you'll w a n t a change of frock a n d you'll,fincl many happy suggestions in new printed and plaid frocks. , $10 to $29,75 Welcome Teachers Dressmaker Coat A coat appropriate for practically every daytime occasion is this one. .Softly tailored of .Chonira, and -trimmed ·with.- white-gufyao -to give color contrast. Black, skipper blue, and gray with gray galyac. Coachman's Coat A general utility coat of unusual chic. Double-breasted, semi-fitted dcbnnair' and youth£ui irov. Snojr 'choose it in the new snowflake tweeds in gray, beige, black : and- white and pastel shades. Redingote Every smart wardrobe will include this chic and practical cos- Height wool coat sand printed dress- in several gay patterns. Color -- Black, blue. Sheer-Wool The pastel blouse with the darker skirt forms this interesting costume, and scalloped borders add much to its effectiveness. The surplice closing of the blousa is also very new. Pleats Pleats of all sizes are very smart this Spring, and this frock which shows clever use of fine and knife pleating Is bound to be popular. Smart button trimming and unusual buckle are novel acuents. Shorter Sleeves " Several leading fashion points check with this afternoon frock of flat crepe: % sleeves, lingerie details, new higher neckline, stitched pleats, and the new skipper blue. Welcome Teachers

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