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APRIL 23 Â· 1934 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE SEVEN INTERIOR DECORATION IS PART OF CLEANUP CAMPAIGN THIS IDEAL TIME TO ADD LATEST IDEAS FOR HOME I n t e r i o r Alterations Can Add to Comfort and Enjoyment. The cleanup campaign which opened Monday under the sponsor- 5hip of the active, enthusiastic junior division of the Chamber of Commerce is to be a. more thorough ;vent than ever staged in the community before--that is if everybody follows the program laid out by th-a junior group. Not only does the program include the customary cleanup, paint- up and fixup events. Not only are ilason Cityans urged to repair and j-emodel but their attention is called to the wisdom of doing' a little more than usual in their indoor spring cleaning. Spring is the ideal time for interior decorating. Now as recovery is getting under- way is the ideal time for carrying out those interior alterations that you have been wanting the past several years, the junior chamber members point out. There has been some slight increase in the cost of materials and also in labor, but the?o are certain to go higher under the imnetus of the recovery program. With recovery making income more certain and stabilizing conditions, local residents can proceed with improvement projects with the assurance that they will result in no hardships, the committee members stated. Many new tones of decorations, many new ideas of furnishing the room and adding to the comfort anc enjoyment of. the home are now to be had and advantage should be 1 taken of the opportunity to add them now, it was stated. Blame 111 Health In Iowa City Suicide IOWA CITY, April 23. #)--Mrs. Cover Watson, 46. wife of the cashier of the former Iowa City Savings bank, committed suicide this morning by hanging. Her body was found by a neighbor at 9:30 a. m. and Dr. George Maresh, county coroner, said that Mrs. Watson had been dead for more than 30 minutes at that time. He gave ill health as the motive. There will be no inquest. Mr. Watson is now receiver for the Ely Savings bank. Lewis Named Relief Engineer for Cedar DES MOINES, April 23. UP)-F. W. Lewis was appointed today as supervising engineer of work relief projects in Cedar county, E. H. Mulock, Iowa relief administrator, announced. Lewis will go immediately to headquarters at Tipton where the work relief projects for the county will be outlined. REFINANCED MORTGAGE LOANS $112,302,809 Aid to Iowa, 3 Other States for 10 Months. WASHINGTON, April 23. (.Ti- Farm mortgage loans in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming- have been refinanced to the extent of 512,302.809 in the last 10 months through the Omaha federal land bank and the land bank commissioner, the farm credit administration reported today. The figure represents 91.6 per cent of the amount loaned by the government agencies and covers the period from June 1, 1933, to March 31, 1934. A total of 5122,507,600 of loans was made in these states during that time. The classes of creditors to whom the proceeds of these refinancing loans were paid, the approximate total each received, and the porpor- tion of each loan dollar, are as follows: Aid to Banks. Commercial banks, $31,167,243 or 2D.4 cents; banks in hands of receivers and conservators, 51,536,377 or 12 cents; insurance companies, ,?19,379,281, or 15.8 cents; joint stock land banks, $6,936,772, or 5.7 cents; tax authorities, $2,268,467 or 1.9 cents; merchants, $477,012, or 0.4 cents; and others not separately classified, including- mortgage compaaies, private mortgage lends, retired farmers and others holding farm mortgages, $50,537,657, or 41.2 cents. The remainder of the total loaned, 7" 0,204,791, was used for purposes other than refinancing farmers' debts. Of this $4,889,108 went for the land and equipment, the construction or improvement of buildings, the redemption or repurchase of foreclosed land, and for general farm uses; and the balance, $3,- If8 Time to Spring calls for new beauty in your home. W. R. Mickey invites your inspection of hundreds of new patterns . . . for every room, for every taste, for every pocketbook. Exclusive distributors of Blrge and Son, Water Fast, Washable Paper. W. R. MICKEY CO. 103 SOUTH FEDERAL MASON CITY STUK-ROK PAINT and CEMENT ThePaint That Becomes Rock in 24 Hours Stuk-RokPaint A water-proofing, permanent and decorative paint for all mineral surfaces . . . especially for stucco, concrete, brick, and so forth. A fire-proofing, water-proofing and rot-proofing Paint for insulation board, wood, and so forth. Try it on your cement floors. STUK-ROK CEMENT A perfect Cement for repairing concrete, stucco and stone work--for repairing cracks in concrete, plaster and mineral surfaces. Phone 3838 for more information--call today! Fullerton Lumber Co. FRANK MELIUS, Manager 15 Fourth Street Southwest Mason City GETTING BEHIND THE BROOM Mason City to Help Distribute 3 Loads of Lard for Needy DES MOIMES. April 23. (.-PI-Three carloads of lard, totaling S4,- 150 pounds, arrived today in Sioux City, Des Moines and Waterloo for redistribution among the needy of Iowa. W. J. Albcrs, Iowa distributor of the federal surplus relief corporation, announced. Previous shipments have been made to Waterloo and Ottumwa. The present allotment will be redistributed from Davenport, Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Dubuque, Marshalltown, Mason City and Fort Dodge. r 3ET/ S E M I NO TM 'OPKFOR EVERYBODY! 'B R U Sft Â·' 305,683, was used for various other purposes, such as for the purchase of stock in national farm loan associations and for loan fees. Show Total Loans. The following tables show the distribution of the proceeds of the loans in Iowa. Table (1) shows the total of loans used for refinancing and the total used for other purposes and their percentage to total loans. Table (2) shows the distribution of refinancing loans by types of creditors and the percentage which each type in the state received of the total loans of the state. Table (3) shows how much of the loans of the state not used for refinancing v.-ere used for purposes as to buy land or equipment, construct o improve buildings, for general agricultural purposes ,and for other Investigate Death of lowan in Well TAMA, April 23. .T--The body of Louis Lacina, 37, farmer living six miles southwest of here, was found yesterday in a well at his home. Coroner Harvey Jones is conducting an investigation. purposes. Per Cent of Total Loans Purpose Refinancing Loans ,$58,785,638 91.5 Other Purposes 5,464,212 S.5 Total Loans $64,249,850 100.0 Refinancing Loans. Type of Per Cent of Creditor Total Loans Commercial Banks $19,581,617 30.5 Receivers and Conservators 1,390,036 2.2 Insurance Companies 11,222,585 17.4 21,958,443 34.2 5.9 0.3 9l'.o Others Joint Stock Land Banks 3,844,630 Merchants 139,278 Tax Authorities 649,049 Total 558,785,638 Other Purposes Per Cent of Purpose Total Loans Land, Equipment, Bldgs., and Genl. Agri. Uses $2,558,798 4.0 Loan Fees, N. F. L A. Stock 2,905,414 4.5 Total 55,464,212 8.5 Hanson of Garner and Lafe Hill File Nomination Papers DES MOINES, April 23. (.-P--Can- j didates who today filed nomination papers with the secretary of state for the June primary included: Ross R. Mowry of Newton and Robort J. Shaw of Sigourney seek ing the republican nomination foi attorney general. Ed T. Davis of Iowa City and Fred W. Nelson of Nevada who desire the republican nomination for secretary of agriculture. Frank M. Hanson, republican, 01 Garner, for the nomination for state auditor. Joseph J. Meyers, democrat o: Carrol, for the democratic nomina tion for congress from the eighth district. Lafe Hill of Nora Springs, repub lican, asking renomination for the state senate from the forty-fourth district. Gun Club Dues and Fees Not Subject to Retail Sales Tax DES MOINES, April 23. 13?)--The state board of assessment and review ruled today that dues and membership fees of gun clubs are not subject to the 2 per cent retail sales tax. Tax must be collected, however, the board ruled, on any shells or other supplies sold to members. For this reason, clubs which supply members must have a sales tax permit, the board held. Local Baking Company Truck Is Destroyed by Fire at Gordonsville GORDONSVILLE, April 23.--A Mason City Baking company truck, which makes deliveries at Gordons- vine, caught fire, supposedly from a short circuit and was destroyed Friday when two miles east, coming into town. Giles Bayden was the driver. Rites for Mrs. Thompson Are Conducted at Nashua NASHUA, April 23.--Funeral services for Mrs. Simon. Thompson, 58, who died at Sunny Slope sanitarium, Ottumwa, were held at the home Saturday afternoon, the Rev. William Kent officiating. Interment was made at Fredericksburg. Her husband and the Mowing children survive: Joseph, Waterloo; Verne and Ruby, Nashua; Von, Hampton; Walter. Hampton; Harold and Kenneth Hansell; Mrs. Paul Blythe, Elizabeth, 111. Waverly Man Kills Self by Hanging I WAVERLY, April 23. (.Pi--Her! man Mummelthei, 43, committed suicide by hanging near here last night. He was believed despondent over the recent burning of his farm home. Surviving are his widow, son snd daughter. HOME OWNERS . . . tYHEX CHANGING OR REMODELING your buildings, let US furnish your MILUVORK requirements, such as Sash, Doors, Interior Finish, Screen, Enclosed Porches, Cupboards, etc. DUE CRAFTSMEN ARE AT TOUR SERVICE WE MAKE FLXTURES OF ALL KINDS, in f:ict, "EVERYTHING OF WOOD" Mason City Millwork Co. Phone 153 Corner 4th and Monroe S. W. A Fine HEDGE Is more than an orna- ^ir^ JL n i e n t . . . it serves as a fence or screen--a col- - lar and necktie. Do you know you can buy these splendid hedge plants at only 9c each now ? All strong 18-24" stock. BARBERRY SPIREA V. H. PRIVET A. R. BUCKTHORN You have long wanted a hedge. Why not buy it now'.' Cash and Carry Cash and Carry s 13tEh Â£ PROSPERITY GARDENS S. Federal Ave. HERMAN M. KNUDSON, Prop. Ave. Our , Personal x Decorative Service for "Spring Clean-Up Drive" Your home may be exceptionally individualistic and distinctive in some respects. It may require, or you may wish, an unusual combination of colors or special finishes. As exclusive representatives of the famous "Minnesota Linseed Oil Paint Co." (best since 1870) we stand ready to help solve your most difficult decorative and paint problem. Come in! Get Our Free Estimates NEW PATTERNS IN WALL PAPER ARRIVING DAILY R. S. SHEPHERD--PAINTS--WALLPAPER fye Named to Head Group Investigating Traffic in Munitions WASHINGTON, April 23. enator Nye (R.-N. Dak.) today was hosen chairman of the special com- littee that will investigate the lanufacture and traffic in, arms ml munitions. lub Sets Out Trees in School Yard at Plymouth PLYMOUTH, April 23. -- The ield and Stream club has a group f men busy setting out trees at the chool yard. Kenneth Reeves, in- tructor in methematics and agri- ulture in the schools is supervising he work. The kind of trees chosen y the committee are hard maple, ackberry, oak, walnut and elm. Some scholars have maintained in recent times that the Book of Job is a Greek tragedy in Hebrew, modeled after Euripides. The gold Easter egg made for Tsar Alexander in in 1888, recently was sold at auction in London within 15 seconds for $425. OLD ROOFS Repaired--Recovered--Replaced NO JOB TOO SMALL or NO JOB TOO LARGE P H O N E 454 Estimates Mid-West Roofing Co. 216 Fifth Street S. W. Mason City NUMBER 5 S. COM. AVE. I'HONE BEAK OF KAY SENEY'S JEWELRY STOUE Quality Cleaning THAT STANDS THE TEST OF THE MOST PARTICULAR Public preference is the only true test of good dry cleaning. For many years we have satisfactorily served hundreds of men and women who base their selection on the quality of the work they get and the fairness of the prices. In these days let the public be your guide in dry cleaning for genuine satisfaction. HOUSE CLEANING? YES! JUST CALL 6OO ^ A . youRROOF" Our Aim.. Is to Keep Up With The Trend of Times With Our Past Experience Time Has Proven That Good Wood Shingles Are the Best Shingles on the Market Quarter sawed seasoned 5XXXXX Red Cedar Shingles are the best money can buy. We advise using a zinc coated nail. The shingle is no better than the nail used to put it on with. The Clean-Up, Paint-Up and Fix-Up Campaign is sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce WEBSTER-WEST LUMBER COMPANY PHONE SOS OR 807 516 SECOND ST. N. W.