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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

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9 ARE INJURED AT SWEA CITY Mrs. Larson of Hampton "Reported Recovering at Hospital. SWEA CITY ·_ Nine persons were Injured, one seriously, when two cars collided on highway No. 9 four miles west of, Swea Cily at J0:45 Sunday morning. A dense f a s was believed to have caused the accident. The cars were driven by Mrs. Burton G. Larson of Hamplon and Lloyd Thorson of Eagle township, the latter going with his family to Swea City to attend church. Mrs. Larson was most seriously injured , but physicians at the Colvin hospital at Estherville, where those involved in the collision were taken, stated Monday she had spent a comfortable night. She suffered severe cuts and a possible skull fracture. With Mrs. Larson were her husband, who suffered a broken knee, and another woman. Riding with Tlioi-son, who suffered f r o m bruises and shock, were his wife, who suffered cuts and bruises; their 2 year old son, who suffered a chin cut; his mother, Mrs. Lawrence Thorson; and two sisters, .Tuanita, who suffered a sprained ankle, and Doris. Kanawha Student Gets High Debating Rating KANAWHA -- Marcein Lein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.-Oscar Lein of Kanawha, is a member of the University of Iowa intercollegiate debating team. In a debate tournament held last week in which 14 universities and colleges were represented, she received the highest individual rating of the S. U. I. speakers. The Sigma chapter of the Zeta Phi Eta has invited her to become a pledge. CONSTIPATION MAOEHUSBANO OfJACSY H E just didn't feel like work or play. Always rtraggy and worn out--o[tc n cross and irritable. But like to many women, his wife knew about Ma lure's Rcm- o?,i'^ I ? Tablc . ts -- S* P?.' h!m wUe - Hc fou oui what an astonishing difference there was n this purely vegetable laxative. Not merely par- Jhilvf j J" 1 1 ?? thora^eh deansinR action that aided in ridding his system of poisonous waste, refreshed him. made him feel liKe a "mil" they-are and rion-habitfonn- 1 any druiston. Rites for Fletcher Conducted at Marble Rock's U. E. Church DOUGHERTY--Funeral services for Robert Fletcher, 82, were held Friday afternoon at the Methodist ·churcrf in Marble Rock. The Rev. D. H. Artman -was in charge and burial was in Hillside cemetery. -Mr. Fletcher was born in Ken- oslia county, Wis., Feb. 10, 1855. He .died al his home in Scott 'township, Floyd county. In 18G6, when Robert was 11, his parents moi'cd to Scott township in Floyd county. As a young man Mr. Fletcher farmer] with his father, but since 1877 he had been farming for himself, purchasing a farm in 1878. On Fnb. 2, 1B79, he was marred to Mary O. Crum. Four children wore born to this union. They were Helen, John and Clifford, who died in early life; and Lewis, who now resides on the homestead in Scott township. Mrs. Fletcher died April 11, 1911. For the last two years Mr. Fletcher's health has been failing. A week ago he suffered a stroke, death following six days later. He leaves his son, Lewis, and seven grandchildren, Irene Fletcher Feller of Rochester, Minn., Esther Fletcher Cook of Rockford, Iowa, and Lyle, Lewis, Galen, Vclma, and Ei-!a of Scott township. Birthdays of 2 Men at Algona Observed ALGONA -- Two well known figures celebrated birthdays the past week-end at Algona. They were Andrew Peterson who was 86 and E. P. Keith who was 84 years old Saturday. Mrs. Peterson entertained a group of friends Saturday in honor of her husband's birthday and Mr. Keith's and on Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Keith entertained at a family dinner in honor of their grandfather's birthday an- diversary. Both Mr. Keith and'Mr. Peterson are quite spry this winter and are enjoying good health, except that Mr. Peterson suffered an attack of flu recently. Mr. Peterson was born in Norway and lived ill Algona the past 38 years. Mr. Keith was born in Roch county, Wis., and has lived SB years in Kossuth county, the past 47 years living in Algona. Mrs. ·mtlicrcll. CLARION--Funeral services for Mrs. Willaim Witherell, 75, were held at the Smith funeral home Friday afternoon, with the Rev. J. C. Bufhman, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church officiating. She leaves one daughter, Mrs. Jennie Smith; two sons: Charles and Edwin; and four grandchildren. Visits In Cedar Rapids. -.-:MANLY--Mr5= E/M.' Williams is visiting her sister who is ill in Cedar Rapids. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE. MARCH 8 · 1937 Death Menaces Famous "Green Tree" SEVEN LcClaire is aroused in a campaign lo save ils famous Green Tree, Ihe best known tree on the Mississippi river. It lias been discovered that large holes in the trunk and rotting limbs menace the li-cc^s life and make a major operation, under direction of an expert tree surgeon, necessary it the elm Is (o survive. A committee has been sol up, under the chairmanship of George Brown, to raise a fund to provide (he operation. Some contributions already have been received and the mayor and city council have issued a statement thanking those who have contributed and urging that the fund he made large enough to insure proper attention for the tree. Each contribution of $1 or more will be acknowledged by a framed photograph o! the tree. Twice before, the famous old tree lias been saved from death. Once, during the Civil war the Mississippi lapped away at the earth around the tree until its roots were exposed. At that time the town was engaged in improving its boat land- ing, and (he contractor, one Joe Perkins, consented to built! a wall around the tree and fill in enough flirt to save it. The second time was about 40 years agro when a railroad built its line through the town and the free stood in ils tray. The town rallied to keep (be tree from being cut down and came lo an agreement with the railroad. Beneath Ibis old tree, Col. William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) played as a lad and a monument to him was erected some years ago by the lale .loe Earned, a boyhood chum. Beneath it, too. river men, when "The IHississin' was the Great Highway," loafed and slept as boats lay at the landing taking on supplies or awaiting the rapids pilots. Prof. F. ni. Fryxell of Augusfana college, Kock Island, went into the tree's history some years ago and prepared a book on it. The elm is registered in the tree hall of fame in Washington. (Iowa Daily Press Photo) NEW YORK CITY SAFETY WINNER National Council Votes 1936 Honor for Doing Most for Traffic. CHICAGO, (/!)--.The National Safety council announced it had voted New York City tlie grand prize winner of its 1936 traffic contest. Judges said they had selected New York because it "came nearest to doing for safety the maximum that can be done practically in that city." Kansas City, Mo., was awarded first place in cities of 225,01)0 lo 500,000 population. Omalia was first in the 100,000 to 250,000 group; Jackson, Mich., first in the 50,000 to 100,000 group; West New York, N. J., first in the 25,- 000 to 50,000 group, and WilmeUe, 111., first in the 10,000 to 25,000 group. Port at Bordeaux Is Paralyzed by Strike of Maritime Workers BORDEAUX, France-, (/!)-- This port was paralyzed Saturday by a strike of 2,000 maritime workers who occupied 12 ships in the harbor. All river traffic was suspended and all shipping, including foreign vessels, was held up. The strikers declared they would not return to work until the 40 hour week was established for the port. A blockade of lugs, barges and floating cranes was strung across the Gironde river by the striker's to block the port, far inland on an estuary on France's western coast. Traffic, on the Garonne river, which joins the Gironde, also was obstructed. THOMPSON MAN DIES OF "FLU" Services for C. F. Lehman to Be Held at Church Tuesday Afternoon. THOMPSON--C. F. Lehman, 76, Thompson farmer, died Sunday at a Buffalo Center hospital after an illness since Christmas caused by the "flu." He had been taken to that hospital Friday from a Forest City hospital. Surviving are three sons, Harley of Winona, Minn., Fred and Marvin at home. His wife died 3 years ago. He had lived on the same farm 36 years. Funeral services will be held al 1:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the home and at 2 o'clock at the First Methodist church. The Rev. A. G. Heddle will be in charge. 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Discover Plymouth's brilliant performance...see why it's the carthat stands-up best! PLYMOUTH DIVISION OF CHRYS. LER CORPORATION, Detroit, Michigan. STILL PRICED AMONG THE LOWEST TODAY, you'll find the 1937 Plymouth is priced \viththeIowcst.ThcCommcrcialCreditCompany has made available--through De Soto, Chrysler and Dodge d cal ers--terms which make it very easy to purchase a new Plymouth today. of "AH Tlret"law- priced e«n. ..iij 1937 DeLtixe Four-Door Tourinj Scdu, with ipicioci built-in trunk, COSTS LESS lo ma! Owneri report 18 ID 24 oilei per gallon -- Ttcaid-laia upkeep billi! PILLOWED ON RUBBER. BoarmoonHnj.of lire mbber kill vibration aad drumming. PLYMOUTH BUILDS GREAT CARS CONTINUE GAINS IN FARM INCOME Noticeable Decline Noted in Iowa Business Lines in January. IOWA CITY, (fP)--A noticeable decline in Iowa's and the nation's business lines in January, brightened only by gain in fai'm income and the price of farm products, was noted Saturday in the business report of Prof. George R. Davies of the University of low= bureau of business research. Davies pointed out, however, that the decline is not of a serious nature because the recovery initiated in 1932 and 1933 has proceeded irregularly, and rapid advances have been . followed by short periods of decline and readjustment. Concerning the situation in Iowa, Davies asserted, "the decline in January as compared with December is also observable, but, as in the nation, a favorable comparison still obtains with a year ago." Davies added that several mcmUis of decline would still be quite in line with precedent. Statehouse Highlights DBS MOINES, (ft)--Iowa lawmakers, toward the end of the past week, started to think about when the present session of the legislature would win up its work. Most of them expressed the hope that it will be completed within the stipulated time, late in April. Most outspoken was Senator .D. W. Kimberly (R) of Davenport, who told the senate "We don't want to stay here two weeks on our own time like we did two years ago." He urged that the appropriations committee report out the budget bill as soon as possible so the senate could start to work on it. BORED--A few ' representatives and senators said they were getting lii-ed of it all. There hasn't been (he excitement this session, they explained, that there was two ycnrs ago when the chambers were fighting over such things as investigations, liquor laws, and chain store taxes. As yet there have been tio mass lobby attempts such as the one which brought a thousand or so oil station workers lo the statehouse during the last session when the chain lax bill was up. BITTER--One outspoken house member disclosed he intends, some time near the end of the session, "lo make one speech which will get them all sore." He said he would pack his grip first and get ready lo leave town. · The representative refused to say what was bothering him. He just indicated profound irritation at thn way everything was going. SNOOZE . . . Legislative boredom has manifested itself in the cat naps o£ the two chambers indulged in while sessions are going on. Ah one time this week a trained observer could have walked through the house and senate and spotted a dozen or two lawmakers snoozing. The accepted _ Iculinique is to lean back in the swivel chair, fold the hnnds over'the stomach, ,-intl let sleep accompany the gentle buzz of oratory in Ihe chambers. Experienced legislative sleepers are not bothered by gavol pounding. BILLS . . . Next week the legislative hoppers will close to all but bills introduced by committees. A rush of measures is expected Monday morning when the two houses meet again. On last days for bill introduction members often shoot in proposals they haven't read. Typical of such n bill was otic introduced by a senator the other day. Asked just what the bill proposed, he asked: "What bill'.'" informed of Ihe title, lie replied: "Oh, T guess the girl (his committee clerk) put t h a t in. It eajnu from home in Itie m a i l . She'll know what il was." LOBBYISTS . . . When PI hill (n require registration of lobbyists comes up next week, several lawmakers said they expected to propose ccmcdy amendments such as one to compel all lobbyists to wear cowbells. 3 Divorce Petitions at Hampton on File HAMPTON--Three divorce petitions were filed in the office of W. T. Webb, county clerk, Friday, the last dny for filing before Die March term of court. Anna Lumley seeks a divorce from Arthur Lumley on grounds of cruel and inhurmm treatment and nsks ciis- lody of their son, Robert, 20. W. J. Bolls iisks n divorce from Delhi L. Botls, charging desertion, and Walter Borcherding seeks a divorce from Margaret Olive Bor- chcrding on grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment. Recovering: From Illness. RUDD -- Mrs. William Bennett was taken to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ira Lawrence, in Char.'es City Saturday to recuperate from her serious illness. Claude Bennetl will care for his father as le prefers to stay at home. Miss Mamie Puringlon will visit her nothcr in Cedar Rapids before going to her home in r/inneapolis. Boiling of Drinking , Water Continued by Emmetsburg Persons EMMETSBURG -- Emmclsburg residents continued to boil city water here Monday before using t for drinking purposes as they awaited an inspection of city well conditions by members of the state b o a r d of health department. 2mergency precautions were taken '.iere Saturday after state officials warned Emmetsburg health officers that- the water was contaminated and unfit to drink. With drinking fountains shut o££ :he local high school, large quantities of water were boiled and Placed in the school refrigerators ^or use by basketball players appearing in the slate high- school sectional tournament held here over the week-end. Sixteen teams from northwest Iowa towns were 'doled out" supplies of the boiled liquid. - Cafes and hotels also served the purified water.to their matrons, with few refillings offered. Seepage from an undetermined source is believed to have entered the city well, officials said. Mrs. Miller President of Dumont Mission Group DUMONT--The annual meeting at the Womans Missionary association of the United Brethren church was held at the Ray Jones home with a luncheon at noon. The program was in charge ol Mrs. K E. Brown. Officers elected were: President, Mrs. E. M. Miller; first vice president, Mrs. M. V. Schulcr; second vice president, Mrs. E E. Brown; secretary, Mrs. Lucy Austin; assistant secretary, Mrs. Hay Jones; treasurer, Mrs. F. M. Sorenson; literature secretary, Mrs. Alice Freeland; stewardship secretary, Mrs. G. S. Brown; thank-offering secretary, Mrs. Lester Grincr. Leave for Koclicslcr. KANAWHA--Art Thoreson and Mildred Bvummund, who lias been employed in Oelwein, left Friday for Rochester, Minn. Mildred remained with her mother, Mrs. Hcrm Brummund, who is a patient at the Colonial hospital. Mrs. Tlioreson, who had been with Mrs. Alrumniund for the past week, returned to her home. 2 SUCCUMB AT NORA SPRINGS George Mower, 86, Was in - B e d - . -2 Years'/Mrs.- .Frost Dies. N O H A S P R I N G S--George Mower, 86, died Sunday. He had been in bed for two years and had made his home with his niece, Miss Effie Warner. Mrs. Charles Frost, 67, died at 5 o'clock after a lingering illness. Her rl.iughtcr from Mason City had been assisting in caring for her. Win Bridge Prizes. CLARION--Mrs. J. W. Herring was hostess to members of her club. Mrs. C. R. Shackleford was awarded club high score honors and Mrs. R. D. Bernard received low score. RCUS ANIMALS! Watch for the K ITCHEN LENZER Sterling Groceries Hand Meat Markets! IBS.* No. I -- No. 2 -- No. 3 -- No. 4 TUESDAY -- WEDNESDAY -- THURSDAY Right to Limit We Deliver $1 Orders Meat Department Hamburger, all meat, Ib. . . I5c Beef Boil, plenty good, Ib. . . lOc Choice Beef Chuck Roast, Ib. 18c Choice Sirloin Steak, Ib. . . .25c Minute Steaks, Ib . 20c Fruit Department Grapefruit, Texas Seedless, 12 for 29c Oranges, fair size, 2 dozen 35c Apples, ganos, 4 Ibs 25c Rome Beauty Apples, bushel $2.50 Oxydol, large pkg 21 c Rinso, large pkg 21 c Monarch Breakfast Coffee, Ib 22c Libby's Red Sajmon, Tall Can 22c Monarch Golden Bantam, Corn, No. 2 cans 2 for . .25c Marshmallows, Cello pkg.. Ib. .15c . .49c . .10c . .25c . .25c Brooms, extra good . . . Mopsticks, each Rice, fancy, 4 Ibs Bulk Macaroni, 3 Ibs. . Pink Salmon, tall cans, 2 for 25c Dreff, large pkg 25c Iowa Pancake Flour, 5 Ib. pkg 25c Dinty Moore Beef Stew, can 1 8c Libby's Corned Beef 23c Libby's Veal Loaf, can . . . . 1 5c Monarch Wet Shrimp, can 25c Monarch Cake Flour, pkg. 25c Monarch Gelatine, pkg. . . . 5c Yacht Club Red Beans, can lOc Libby's Dill Pickles, Ige. jar 17c Libby's Olives, large jar . . .33c Macaroni Spaghetti, pkg. 5c Longhorn Cream Cheese, Ib. 23c Codfish, fancy, box 27c Castle Tea, large pkg 17c MR. FARMER: Bring us your EGGS--Cash or trade--any of the 4 stores.

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