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Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, April 10, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 10 1936 ELEVEN Mason City's Calendar April 9, 10, 11--Mason City auto show sponsored by nine dealers. April 12--Eaater Sunday. April 13--College Y three act original musical comedy, high school auditorium at 8:15 o'clock. Apriu 14-16--Mason City building and home furnishing show at high school gymnasium. Here In Mason City BRICK AND TILE COMPANY STARTS THIRD UNIT Use Teerlene for washing walls. Shepherd's Paint Wallpaper. John Gallagher, city, forfeited a .fl bond posted when summoned to traffic court for double parking and A. L. Briar, 22S Seventh street northeast, was sentenced to attend traffic court for parking in a loading zone. Harmony Guild bake sale, Merkel's, Saturday, April 11- An embargo went into effect Friday morning on highway No. 227 from No. 218 to Stacyville, it was announced at the office of Raymond Zack, district engineer of the highway commission. Harmony Guild bake sale, Merkel's, Saturday, April 11. Birth certificates have been filed for Ronald Harry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Bisgrove, 118 Twenty- first street southeast, born March 25: Frances Carol, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Richard Nord- schow, 17 Connecticut avenue southeast, born March 29; Janet Arlene, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Edward Potter, 194 Crescent drive, born March 30, and Richard Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Maxwell Peterson, born April 3. Opening! Watkins Cafe, Clear Lake, Easter special Sunday dinner, day dinner. Five Mason City reserve officers attended a Black Hawk county chapter meeting of the reserve officers! association at Waterloo Thursday evening. Those in attendance included Dr. G. E. Harrison, Dr. R. R. Flickinger, Capt. J. F. Arthurs, Jr, Capt. Elmer E. Dye and Lieut. Vern E. Mott. Ask one of the 240,000 Investors' Syndicate .certificate holders about saving money. Lydia Darrah Candies In Bulk or Boxed. Also hot, buttered flavor, toasted nuts. Flavo Shop, 12 1st Street Southeast. Dine and dai/ce. KHz Hotel. Music every nite by "Joe and LU." For the farm, the Servel Electro- lux oil burning refrigerator. Mason City Hdwe. Co. Call Perkins for quick expert radio service.'Fh. 504. PLANT NO. 3 GOES INTO OPERATION; DEMAND GROWING Raises Total Employed to 200 as Operations Continue to Expand. The Mason City Brick and Tile company Friday opened its third manufacturing unit, raising the total number of men employed to 200, Sweiger, Pioneer Mason City Blacksmith, Dies Had Been Resident of Community Since 1884. To Dubuque it was announced by F. J. Hanlon, president. Plant No. 3 went into operation Friday morning to produce building tile and brick in response to a growing demand for construction materials in Iowa and surrounding states, in which the local company sells its products. Plant No. 3, as well as No. 2 and No. 4, which were placed in operation earlier in the season, have the latest, modern type of equipment including de-airing machines. PRODUCTION UNIT HOLDS MEETING Officers Elected at Annual Session of Farm Credit Association. Holding their · annual meeting Thursday in the P. G. -and E. auditorium, farmer stockholders of the Mason City Production Credit association elected S. Kennedy, Jr., of Clear Lake, and C. A. Swedburg, Nora Springs, to the board of directors for a term of three years. Mr. Kennedy and Mr. Swedburg will serve on the association's board throughout 1936, along with the following hold-over directors, Brede Wamstad, Osage; Howard C. Barger, Hampton, and Hilman Gaarder, ivensett. Mr. Wamstad was named president and Mr. Barger, vice president. The directors re-elected W. T. Frazer as secretary-treasurer and Gladys Reineke as assistant secretary-treasurer and Ray Sandry and Luther Tollefson, fieldmen. About 60 farmers and stockmen attended the annual session of the association, which provides short-term credit for livestock and farming operations in JAMES N. SWEIGER With Three Grandchildren. James N. Sweiger, 72, pioneer blacksmith in Mason City, died at his home 605 Delaware avenue northeast, at 11:45 o'clock Friday morning following a long illness. He had been a resident of Iowa since 3SS4, having first come to Mason City at that date, and had been a resident of Mason City since 1888. Mr. Sweiger was well known and remembered by persons throughout the rural territory surrounding Mason City, as well as in the city itself, as the man who owned the blacksmith shop at 12 Delaware avenue northeast, near the Central school. Did Horseshoeing. There was a time when horse- shoeing wag the main occupation o£ this shop. Many persons in business in Mason City can recall hav- . ing stood in the doorway of the Miss Marie W. Peterson Superintendent Candidate and watched this smithy at ^ I,:*, n n n .ivin4-inii Then fUTYlP a TlPriOfl POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENT I hereby announce my candidacy for the democratic nomination for county attorney subject to the will of the voters at the June primary election. M. L. MASON Easter Even Plans Made by St. John's The visiting priest. Father Clarence Parker, will be in the study at St. John's church Saturday from 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. for personal conferences as may be desired with tioag jn an order , members of the parish and others. Tj «ir,c nr t-h* MO en*, f From 3 to 6 p. m. he will he available for the administration of Holy Baptism. HENRY BEYER, 78, DIES AT HOME Had Resided on Farm Near Manly for Past 38 Years. Henry Jabez Beyer, 78, died at his farm home 3'i miles west and V/s miles south of Manly, at 8 o'clock Friday morning following an illness. He had resided on the farm for the past 38 years. Mr. Beyer was bom May ·), 1857, on a farm in Cleaiiield county, Pennsylvania. Surviving Mr. Beyer are his wife. Maude, and nine children, Jennie, Harry, Glen, and Helen all at home, and Lloyd, Jessie, Edna and Marion, Mason City, and Arthur, Amherst, Wis., and two grandchildren. Funeral services had not been arranged Friday. The body was taken to the Patterson funeral home. Floyd, Gordo, Worth, Hancock Mitchell, Cerro and Winnebago counties.. Comments Work Done. Addressing the borrower-stockholders. .E. R. Heaton, president of the Production Credit corporation of Omaha, commended the association management on its progress during 1935. He pointed out that the association, having built .up a good volume of loans, stands in a firm financial position. He emphasized that by keeping the association sound, farmers and stockmen in this vicinity will continue to obtain interest rates comparable with those enjoyed by industry and will have at their command a credit machine - which enables them to complete their opera- Jay£.Houlahan,M.D. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Office 773 Phones Res. 3131 426-28 FORESTERS' BLDG. Our + + + HOME TOWN D. W. M. THE OTHER DAY I spilled some of our QUICK GROWING grass SEED . some of it went in my POCKETS some went in my TROUSER CUFFS a little later I went out in the RAIN THE SEED GOT WET started to GROW before I got across -the street THE GRASS in the cuffs of my TROUSERS GOT SO LONG that it tripped me I fell in front OF A TRUCK hut the grass IN MY POCKETS had grown so fast that I looked like a hay stack when the TRUCK HIT ME it just stopped . NEVER HURT A BIT I got the HAY CUT sold over A TON to GRANT McGOWAN for his horses SOOoo SPRING IS HERE YOU BETTER see about our .PRICES on GARDEN field seed cause they are ALL triple TESTED NORTHERN grown they SURE GROW FAST and anyway I THANK YOU. Don McPeak. Mason City Hardware. Loans of the City Production Credit association are discounted by the Federal Intermediate Credit bank of Omaha, it was explained by V. D. Basart, secretary of the Production Credit corporation. Thus, he pointed out, the association in no sense lends government money, for the bank obtains its funds by selling debentures to private investors. Wholesaling Credit. The Intermediate Credit bank, he added, has been wholesaling agricultural credit for 13 years and. is now passing along to Production Credit associations the benefits of its experience in the granting of farm credit. The association reported a 100 per cent increase in members. Assets almost doubled, reaching a total of ,$203,000. No losses occurred and $3,000 of the net earnings were transferred to reserves. Announce Hamilton's Annual Banquet and Graduation Exercises Announcements of the annual banquet which is to be held at the Hotel Hanford May 4 and the spring graduating exercises were made by Mrs. W. R. Hamilton at ? meeting of the student council o: the Hamilton school o f . commerce Friday. The graduating exercises will b held April 26 and 27, it was stated On Monday evening at S o'clock the public has been invited to attend the exercises in the school assembly Following the announcements Miss Kathrine Madson, high schoo student from Northwood high school, played a flute solo cntitler "Rhapsodic Hongroise." Mr. Hamilton, president of th' school, gave a short talk on the con ditions and circumstances whict led up to the crucifixion of th Savior. He pointed out, by com parison, the progress that has bee made in understanding and educa ation through the years that hav followed, and emphasized the fa' lacy that existed in the old days o attempting to do away with thos who promoted an idea. Following Mr. Hamilton's tallf Miss Madson played two piano se lections, "Stardust," and "Galli wog's Cakewalk." Don Koffron president of the student council, ad journed the assembly. AT THE HOSPITALS Arthur Rethamel, Burchinal, was admitted to the Park hospital Thursday for a minor operation. Master Harry Nichols, 649 Polk avenue southwest, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Thursday following a minor operation. Mark Wait, I. O. O. F. home, was dismissed from the Park hospital Thursday following a; minor operation. Jerome Chute. 430 First street northeast, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Thursday following a major operation. A. genuine Willard for every purpose--Auto-Radio, Farm Lite. Battery and Electric Service 110 S. Delaware Phone 318 Norberg. 237 Nine- southeast, was dis- the Park hospital Mrs. Doris teenth street missed from Thursday following a major operation. Miss Gladys Dailey, Greene, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Thursday following a major operation. Charles McNamara, Belmond, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Thursday following treatment. Mrs. Charles Meleney, Britt, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Thursday folknving a major operation. Miss Alberta. Mitchell, Corwith, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Thursday for treatment. Louis Wingart, Wesley, was admitted to the' Mercy . hospital Thursday for a minor operation. Candlelight Service Held at First Baptist Church on Thursda T h e Candlelight Communio service at the First Baptist churc Thursday night was attended b more than 100 persons. They ha gathered to express their allegianc again to the Lord who endure Gethsemane for them. A large copy of the painting, Christ in Gethsemane," by Hoffma was displayed beside the Com munion table and a lighted candl burned before it.. Speaking of the custom of th hill peoples of Burma . bringin their pine torches and rope wic kerosene lamps from their home and igniting them at the chapel at services presided over by M Lewis, he said, "Jesus did say, 'Y are thc light of the world,' and w are to let our lights so shine betor men that they may see our goo works and glorify our Father wh Is In hoaven. But he warned that our lights are to shine, an not to go out. The light of Pete who denied him flickered and gre dim. The light of Judas went ot entirely. The rest of the disciple promised to support him but fo sdok" him and slunk away in th darkness." 'If therefore your ligh be darkni darkness.' "Tonight," said Mr. Lewis, "w each light our light again and ma we consecrate our light to H Kingdom." After so saying, M Lewis lighted his candle from the lighted candle, on the table and then proceeded to light the candles of the acting deacons present. J. T. Laird. W. A. Raymond. A. M. A very and C. E. Moore. They in turn passed down thc aisles lighting the candles of thc worshipping mem- s occupation. Then came a period scarcity of horses and Mr. Sweier gave up horseshoeing and spent s time repairing and selling ma- linery and implements. Born at Beaver Dam, Wis.. March 1864, Mr. Sweiger resided there ntil 18S4 when he came to Mason ity and started to work for Wilam Tucker. Following seven lonths in his shop, Mr. Sweiger ien went to Lawler, then to Dor- hester and Monona, where he es- ablished shops. After two years Monona. Mr. Sweiger returned o Mason City in 1SSS and with his rother, Frank, established a hlack- mith shop on a location owned by A. Parker, directly behind the resent location of the shop. In 1890 Mr. Sweiger was married o Miss Anna Glass of Mason City. The following year he purchased a ot at 605 Delaware avenue north- ast, where he built a home and had esided with his family since that ime. There were few residences in he locality of his home at the time e built, but since that time his ome had come to be practically in he heart of the city. Built New Shop. In 1893, Mi'. Sweiger built his own hop at 12 Delaware avenue north- ast, then called Michigan street. In 924, Mr. Sweiger built the brick building, which is now used for repair work on farm machinery and automobiles. Mr. Sweiger retired :rom business several years ago. Surviving Mr. Sweiger are six children, Violet Sweiger, Annamae Sweiger, Chicago; Robert Sweiger, Clear Lake; Mrs. Frank Ryan, L. J. Sweiger and Mrs. Ray Hofer, Mason City, and several brothers. He was .receded in death by his wife about :ive years ago. Funeral arrangements had not been completed Friday. The body was taken to the Randall funeral home. Elmer Dilts, formerly operator of the Kinhart Transfer and Storage company and specialist in heavy moving projects, has opened a Studebaker automobile agency at Dubuque, according to Information received here Friday. Mr. Dilts sold out his transfer- and other business here some time ago. "hurch of Christ to Close Week's Series of Services on Cross With the service at 7:30 o'clock Friday night on "Three Sides of the Cross durin; the series of services held the Passion week at the Church of Christ was to come to a close. Thursday night a candlelight eommrtnicn service was held. A processional of 19 girls carried caudles followed by the choir, pastor and elders and deacons that served the Communion. The church was lighted by large candlesticks over the choir loft and beside the pulpit and a small electric cross over the Communion table that had been placed on the pulpit platform. Elders that served the communion were R. Q. Moore. Clair Hicks, W. S. Kollman and H. B. Russell. Friday night three crosses, a red one a. black one, and a white one, were to be placed on the platform to illustrate the crucifixion scene. A solo by Thelma Jacobson, "Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?" was to be a part of the CERTIFICATES IN FOREMAN COURSE GIVEN AT DINNER Vocational Education Talks Are Given by Moore, Carmichael. Fifty-five workers, foremen and superintendents, representing all phases of local industry, met at the V. M. C. A. Thursday night for a dinner, followed by a program at which certificates were awarded to all those who had attended seven meetings in the foreman's training course. The instruction has been given at a series of meetings the past winter under the leadership of Prof. E. S. Baird of Iowa State college, Ames. C. L. Murray, chief clerk of the Lehigh Cement company, acted as chairman at the meeting. He gave a report on the work of the Mason City Safety council, through which some 4,000 local workers are pledged to an accident prevention program. He said that in 1931 the accident percentage frequency was 12.9 and had dropped to 6.86 in 1935 while the severity had been reduced from .20 to .11. F. E. Moore of Des Moines, state director of vocational education,, addressed the group on the possibilities and benefits received from vocational education in public schools. W. H. Carmichel, state superintendent of trade and industrial education, also stressed the importance of vocational education in schools, adding a few words of the value of safety. Those present were urged by Supt. R. B. Irons to support vocational education in local schools. Orin J. Peterson and Leo J. Carle said the certificates awarded in the course represented real merit. Ap- Has Wide Experience in Teaching and School Work. Miss Marie W. Peterson, Rockwell City, who has had a long career in the teaching profession both in rural and town schools, Friday announced her candidacy for Ccrro Gordo county superintendent of schools. Miss Peterson received her elementary school training in Calhoun county, attended the Rockwell City high school and got her normal training in the Highland Park college. DCS Moines. She received a B. A. degree at Des Moines university in 1920, after having attended summer school at Iowa State college at Ames and Iowa State Teachers college at Cedar Falls. For thc past several years she has done graduate work at the University of Chicago, completing work for a Ph. D. de- gress except for writing a dissertation. For the past two years Miss Pet- 1 erson has been doing personnel and sales work for the Frontier Press company at Des Moines. Previous to that she held various teaching and school administrative positions. She started her teaching career in thc rural schools of Emmet and Calhoun counties in 1910. She then became principal of the schools at Knierim, superintendent at Derby, "superintendent of the consolidated schools at Brunside and in 1922 went to Bayambang, Philippine Islands, as a teacher. Upon her return to the United Stales she held positions as principal at Cleghorn and Glidden and teacher of education and geography at East Carolina Teachers college, Greenville, N. Car. MISS MAKIE W. PETERSON --Photo by Lock Funeral Rites Held for Mrs. J. Kossack Funeral services for Mrs. Emilie Andres Kossack, who died at her home, 325 Carolina avenue south- cast Monday morning following an illness, were held at the Randall funeral home Tuesday afternoon, with the Rev. William Galbreth, pastor of the Olivet-Zion Methodist church, in charge of services. The text used by request was the same as for a sermon preached by the Rev. G. H. golden wedding years ago, Joshua 24:15, "But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord." SALVATION ARMY PLANS PROGRAM Easter Event Announced for Friday Evening at Meeting Hall. Plans were completed Friday for the Salvation Army Easter program which was to be given at the Salvation Army hall. 226 South Federal avenue, Friday evening, with a small admission charged at the door. The program includes two dialogs, "The Missionary Barrel'' and "The Easter Jubilee" with th c following taking part: Mr. and Mrs. Albert Peck, with Edith Schaficr, Laura and Mablc Munn and Earl Brocket as the missionary family. Members of thc missionary society are Mrs. George Munn, Mrs. Brocket, Mrs. Sam Kctchum, Mrs. Montgomery, with Tholmer Anderson, Helen Brocket and Bobbie Munn as helpers. MATERIALS WILL BE DISPLAYED AT BUILDING EVENT Roofing, Paint, Wallpaper, Sand and Gravel to Be Shown. Building materials of all types will be exhibited at the Building and Home Furnishing show at the high school gymnasium Tuesday, Wednesday and Thrusday. The Mid-West Roofing company v.-ill show asphalt shingles, Barrett and Old American. Sherwin-Williams paint for inside and outside the home will be shown by the L, A. Moore Lumber company, which concern also will display cclotcx [or insulation, plaster backing and decorative purposes. A spring" garden scene will be shown in the booth of Kemble's greenhouse. R. S. Shepherd, paint and wallpaper servicing concern, will show wallpaper and paint. Samples of sand and gravel will be displayed by the Ideal Sand and Gravel company. Mrs. Frank Stanley, Former Mason City an, Dies at Helena, Mont. Mrs. Charles E. Mullan. 526 Fifth street southeast, received word Friday morning of the death of her sister, Mrs. Frank E. Stanley at Helena, Mont. The body is being brought to the Mullan home. Arrangements had not been completed for the funeral. Mrs. Stanley is a former resident of Mason City. Will Return to Cedar Uapids. LIME SPRINGS--Miss Dorothy Thomas and Charles Moore, students at Coe college, Cedar Rapids, will return to their school work Sunday after spending- the spring vacation with home folks. Kohler at their anniversary two Ministerial Association to Meet Monday Morning A special meeting of the Mason City Ministerial association is called for Monday at 10:30 a. m., in order to meet with F. A. High, state superintendent of the Iowa Anti-Saloon league. It will be^held at the Y. M. C. A., and every minister is expected to be present, it was announced. Granddaughter Best Speller. THOMPSON--C. B. Curley received word that his granddaughter, Lois Matson. a seventh grader of Peterson, won the Cla.y county spelling- contest held at Spencer. preciation for the co-operation received was expressed by Professor Eaird. Mrs. Fred Oscar Juhlin Jesus'* and "Nearer Dihlman and Mrs. sang "Asleep in My God to Thee." They were accompanied by Henry Dihlman. Mrs. Kossack was born in Germany nearly 76 years ago. In 1S81 she came to America, settling for a short time in New York, then moving to St. Ansgar. From there she moved to Mason City. In 1884 she was married to Joseph Kossack, who survives her. She was the youngest of a family of 10. all of whom pz-eceded her in death. Pallbearers were William Hinkel, Will, Gustav and Fred Gaffri. Mrs. Ella Woisnak and Mrs. H. B. Major were in charge of 'flowers. Burial was at Elmwood cemetery. Shields Was Tired, Brown Ambitious, Both Get 30 Days Otto Shields, who maintained he was so tired he had to be carried to the police station but said lie was not intoxicated, and Elmer Brown, 75 year old man who admitted he could not go on "liquor sprees" many more years, were each sentenced to 30 clays in the county jail Friday by Police Judge Morris Laird on charges of intoxication. Shields was found lying in an alley near Fourth street and South Federal avenue about 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon. Brown was arrested at First street and North Federal avenue at 8:55 o'clock, when he was ready to whip all officers. Wayne Lockery. transient, was fined S10 and costs on a charge of intoxication following his arrest in the 100 block on North Federal avenue at 12:50 o'clock Friday morning. 5unnse Service First .Presbyterian Church on Sunday According to the custom of years a sunrise service will be Iieici in the First Presbyterian church Sunday morning at 7 o'clock. While the service is under the direction of the young people, anyone wishing to attend has been invited. Barbara Scott will play the prelude on thc organ, Helen Fischbeck is to sing a solo, the scripture will be read by June Peterson, and Ollie Easley will direct the service. The theme is "Love for the Living Savior." Bob- Green will answer the question, "What Are the Signs of Our Love?" Lois Wilson has the subject, "How Can XVe Cultivate This Love?" and Bud Conlon will speak on the theme "What Are the Effects of This Love Upon Us?" Following the service a light breakfast will be served with the committee, Lenore A. Buchem and Doris Wilson. Stop BUN BON Pain! These soothing, healing pads give you in- ntant relief from painful bunioru; atop ohoe pTMSurc, cushion and shield the acre spot. Sold at all druE, shoe and dept. atorea. COME IN SATURDAY Ton tiyllt, shoes rruiik- Longer or Wirier. Shoe repairing--quality matrrial? unerl. .shoes colored. Hats reblocked Hltc new. CENTRAL SHOE SHOP 117 SOUTH I E11KKA1. DfSchbilis Zino-pads B E W A R E O F the VAmateur Doctor" You may enjoy amateurs nil radio. But beware of them in role of Family Physician. Look out for those folks who are forever saying, "Have you tried . . -" "r "1 know just the thing for that." Believe us, they're bad medicine! When you are ill, visit o r call a. competent medical -practitioner, Heed his counsel, and exercise care in having his prescriptions filled. Entrust them only to an establishment that specializes in careful compounding from fresh, potent drugs. Yes, this is such a store. 5 South Federal Avenue PHONE 89 All Members Present. LEDYARD--Thc Standard Bearers missionary society met at the home of Buclah Looft Wednesday night. All members were present. Mabel Kitley led the devotions and Euelah Looft had thc lesson. bers. it was an impressive sccration cercrnnn" con- Enjoy the . . · Special Easter Dinners Service In Both the Club and Main Dining Room Saturday, Easter Eve -- Sunday, Easter Day -- Monday . . . Seasonable foods par -\eelloner: Delightfully prepared nnd served. Reservations as ' number nf diners nnd time, of service may be phoned to Hostess. SKILLFUL SHOE REPAIRING Pick-up and Delivery Phone 788 or 789 PEOPLE . . . who have tested Fireside Fuels over a period of years find them to be the most economical in the long run and by far the most satisfactory. FUEL CO. Phone 888 We Have Just Unloaded the first ear nf the season of our D I X I E GOLDEN Summer Gasoline which will give you more miles per gallon than winter gasoline. Beware of the oil companies who try to sell you ciisinjr-lu-ad and low-grado naptha at cut-rate prices, because you do not get miles from that kind of gasoline. It is dear in (he long run. Drive in Saturday and get some of our Specials: 25-10-50-60 Watt Light Bulbs 5c Kach Star Safety Razor Blades Sc PUg. 5c Candy Bars 4c Each 1 Quart DIXIE SUPER MOTOR OIL FREE with each oil drain Come in and fry one of our hot-dogs FREE from 1 p. m. to G p. m. 10th Street and South Federal 18th' Street ond North Federal

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