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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 10 · 1937 THIRTEEN NEWS AND VIEWS OF INTEREST TO FARMERS Sanitation Would Cut Pig Losses Most of Troubles Can Be Stopped, Says Idaho Expert. Have you lost pigs with scours, thumps, or worms? Do your early pigs get too fat'.' Have ' you had other troubles w i t h your little pigs? Most troubles with little pigs can be eliminated by adoption of .ia simple program which has been thoroughly tested . a n d proved under Idaho conditions, according to Dr. E. M. Gildow, veterinarian with the University o[ Idaho agricultural experiment station. The program involves only lour points: First, a clean sow; second, a clean farrowing pen; third, prevent the pigs from gelling in old hog lols; 'and fourth, place the pigs on clean paslure. Use Soap, Water. "Wash the sow, with warm, soapy water and stiff brush to get the dirt and worm eggs off her body," Dr. Gildow advises. "Place her in a clean house and keep her clean, which means the house must be as clean as the sow. Keep the pigs in the clean farrowing quarters until they are old enough to move to a 'clean ·pasture, and then haul them there so they cannot pick up any contaminated material on the way. After the pigs are four months old they can be placed in old hog lots to be fattened without' danger of serious setback from parasitic infection. "Quite often early pigs get too fat, are short winded, and develop thumps. These conditions are caused by a deficiency of iron in the milk', and indicate a disease known as anemia. Supply a little clean dirt in the pens, starling when the pigs are about five days old and continue until they are moved outside. There is enough iron in most soils to prevent these conditions. Be sure, however, to get the dirt from some source free from parasitic eggs Wll Save Pigs. "This sanitary system not only will save two or three more pigs a litter but will, in addition, practically eliminate the runts. As most hog producers realize from experience, a dead pig is more economical -than a runt. "Sanitation in producing pigs also will increase the rate of gain so that the pigs are ready to market on the average about seven weeks earlier. Pigs raised under these conditions should he made to weigh about 200 pounds at six months of age without difficulty." PULSE OF THE FARM By ARTHUR PICKFORD By FARM EDITOR Last week I traveled a dozen miles east of Manly on No. 9. I had a pleasant surprise. There was snow all the way. In some places there were long drifts that had been five or six feet deep and rods long. But tile surprise came in seeing how the rotary plow had thrown the snow over into the ditch and there was a path as wide as the grade and in many places, [he center of the grade was dry and dusty. The car rolled along smoothly. One fan imagine what thai grade would have been like if all that snow had been allowed to seep into the road bed. Seen Through a Windshield --By A. P. new improved denim gives ADDED WEAR to QSMOSf? gCMJI Overall"... Union Made ·^ I'The World's Best Overall" is now betler than everl Better because Oshkosh B'Gosh over, alls are now made from a denim that i tougher, more wear-resisting than ever before. How Oshkosh were able to make a · tronger denim (and still keep thesama deep blue color and same non-shrinking qualities) is not the important thing. · Whatis important, to you and to us; !» that the new denim it by actual laboratory tests far harder to anag or rip and much longer wearing than any other 8 oz. blue denim. I It means greater overall satisfaction and greater work clothes economy to many of our customers. We want you to try a pair of these better overalls and (f *J C Q --Snowbanks on each side of the i-oad grade six feet deep, water pouring through every culvert, ponds in many fields but center of'road dusty on March 1. Cause--rotary plow had thrown the snow into the ditch. --Big assembly of autos at Lund's sale of horses March 3-. Spring is just around the corner. --Fickle March smiles and frowns and pouts and smiles again, but still a little cool,--no "lingering in the lap of spring," please. ---Triumphant housewife bringing in a pail full of parsnips,--left over from last year's garden "and . there isn't any frost in the ground." 15 "TEARS AGO IT WAS DIFFERENT I met autos pulling wagons as trailers and loaded with furniture. Fifteen years ago it could not have been imagined. In earlier days our roads were orphans from November until May. A great snowbank at the lop of a grade,, would be melting every warm day and the water was allowed to run down the wheel track for a 40 rods 'or more and no one diverted it; and it finally spread itself over the roadway starting a mud hole. We are finding that it-is cheaper to preserve a grade and a gravel surface than it is lo make it again. GET ACQUAINTED WITH YOUR NEIGHBOR Now that the incoming renters have all'got moved and have had time to get partially adjusted to their new homes the Farm Editor suggests that the neighborhood call on them. I have used this before but T am going to repeat that motto of the club in Missouri: "Get ac- o.uainted with your neighbor. You may like him." but I hadn't yet cared to get on to it. "Just the same, I felt I could ride it if I made up my mind to |it; so, one day I took it out'into the pasture, where no one could see me from the house, and I wrestled with that thing 'till I was all ot a ssveat; but I finally got the knack of it and I came riding into the front gate from the road feeling pretty big and at noon 1 told the boys 1 was going to ride the wheel back and forth to Mason City, and they laughed. "Well, come Monday morning, I laid out the work for them and my wife watched me get on to the thing and ride off. I didn't make it the first time 1 tried, but 1 rode out of the yard leeling rather proud. I got along fine and ·1 found a place to leave the thing till jury adjourned for the day. "Then is when my trouble began. There was a smart shower and I knew very well that I couldn't ride that wheel on such a slippery road; so I made arrangements to leave it and went to the Cerro Gordo hotel and got a room for the night. "Well, 1 was kinda tired and I went to bed early, and I had hard- IMPORTANCE OF FARM STRESSED IN RADIO TALK Fostering of Better Neighbor Policy Urged by Father LaValette. Speaking on KGLO's North Iowa Forum Tuesday night, the Rev. P a u l .T. LaValette of Rockford stressed the importance of the f aimer. ; ."Whether we be merchants, doctors, lawyers, ministers or laborers, our living, our Income depends upon the crops and the stock as produced by the farmer," explained Father LaValclle. "We of the professional and business world should come to realize that Ihe farmer is the backbone of this great nation of ours the hub around which our subsistence turns, so let vis not bile the hand that is feeding us,' pleaded the Rockford pastor in he- half u! the farmer. "With cheer, kindness and friendship in our hearts, we cai bridge in a large measure the . c * ' t s those In c^sS 1 '^nVwUTme 1 ^ J}«« of separaliou that some- and I lay there thinking about the farm work and what the boys would do tomorrow and the blamed thing struck half past nine and do what I could, 1 couldn't get to sleep and that thing struck the hours and the half hours until past 12 o'clock an' I counted every one of 'em. "I did sleep a lillle about 4 o'clock an' then I heard every one until time to get up lor breakfast and I made up my mind that if ever I got caught there again that way, I would go clear over to the Milwaukee station hotel so I wouldn't pay good, money to hear a clock strike. 'Gosh!" said ihe old ' man, "things are different now." city and those in the country. We cannot, we must not lei our smal rural centers and towns die, Thej are the. hearts of our social, re ligious and business life. Father LaValetle concluded hi radio oralion with a plea that r betler neighbor policy be fosterei among merchants of adjacen towns. But when we get a darned conservative president, won't he pack the court to get the decisions he wants?--Cedar Rapids Gazette. You Remember Way Back When--? ace f o r y o u r s e l f . We're pricing them specially at Get to Know Used Machinery Several Good Used Grinders 2--Good Fordson Tractors, cheap. Some Good Used Corn Planters. 1--Used G. P. Tractor, in good shape. Reconditioned Disc Harrows. Reconditioned Tractor and Horse Plows. 2--Model "A" Tractors. 1--1 Vi Horse Power John Deere Gas Engine. 2--10-20 McCormick- Deering Tractors, cheap. 2--John Deere Model D T r a c t o r s , reconditioned. CERRO GORDO IMPLEMENT CO. Phone 444 115 Eighth St. S. E. Do you remember way .back when the courthouse clock was installed? That was about 1900 and the city felt that it was emerging from the small town slage because it had a town clock. I am passing on to you a story I heard a farmer friend tell on himself and he evidenlly enjoyed it. So did I. "Yn -know," he- said, "it was shortly · after they- had installed the courthouse clock and I was drawn on the grand jury and I couldn't get excused. Bought Bicycle. "About that time 1 bought a bicycle for the boys. They got a lot of fun scooting around on it. We had got the king drag pretty well iii use and that made a good path for the wheel. "We'd got the corn planted so I didn't mind being off on jury duty, for a week or so; but I haled to take a team out of the field just to take me back and forth to Mason City. "I thought about that bicycle :FOR SALE: PUREBRED BELGIAN .STALLION, "Paramount Farsar," No. 142SO. Owned by Charles Nelson, Clear Lake, Iowa. Can fie seen at t h e Paul Nelson Farm 7 miles east, '1 miles north and { /i mile east of Northwood, Towa, or see Elmer Nelson, administrator, Clear Lake, Iowa. Highest Prices Paid for H I D E S and WOOL FRANK KROPMAN 615 South Adams, Mason City J. M. "Jack" Robertson AUCTIONEER Specialty is Purebred Livestock and Farm Sales. PHONE 3019 MASON CITY Market Pig Club Is Discussed by Club Agent P. Henderson Paul Henderson, county club agenl for Cerro Gordo, Worth, Hancock and Floyd counties, gave a talk over radio station KGLO on Tuesday in which he stressed the market pig club. Mr. Henderson brought out that since hogs are one.ot our.most importanl crops in tills territory, there should be more interest in the 4.-H market pig club. The following is briefly, the regulations covering the club: 1. Membership age: Any boy (or girl) who has reached his tenth birthday and not reached his twenty-first birthday on Jan. 1, 1937. 2. Enrollment: Members must be enrolled by May 1st. 3. Pigs lo use for project: Barrows or gills farrowed between March 15 and May 1. 4. Size of enterprise; Member may feed 2 to 10 pigs. 5. Duration of club: The pigs should bo fed by member until Oct. 9, 1937 when a show and sale will be held. 6. Basis of award: a. Each pig club .member may show the following: Individual market pig. Pen of 3 market pigs. In one of 3 weight classes: 1GO to 190 pounds, 191 to 220 pounds and 221 to 265 pounds, (all breeds may show in one class). b. Awards made upon record books and club activities. 7. Members must do their work in feeding, caring for pigs, and keeping records. Exceptions will be made in case ot sickness or o t h e r unavoidable emergency. Member must keep his pigs separate from his father's pigs. Boys who are interested In enrolling in this club may get in touch with their club leaders or with Mr. Henderson at the Farm Bureau office. Clear Lake Globe-Gazette OFFICE PHONE 239 LUCIA A. O'NEIL, News .Editor LEE DEWIGGINS, Circulation and Advertising Residence Phone 296-J Residence Phone 67 SCOUT TROOP 21 IS AWARDED 1S' Congregalionals Win Ratin for February, Behrend Announces. Troop No. 21 of the Congregational church, of which Leslie Erickson is scoutmaster, carried off the honors in the rating for Febmnry In the North Iowa council cf Boy Scouts, Earle K. Behrend. scout executive announced Wednesday. Erickson's troop scored 97 points for attendance and various activities cc.nsidered in the score. ·Troop No. 72 of Charles City was second, No. CO of Charles City, third; No. 18, Forest Cily, fourth, and No. 8, Mason City, fifth. · No. 9, Mason City, and No. 71, Charles City, tied tor sixth place. Other placings weie: Seven, No. 12, Mason City; eighth, No. 13, Mason City; ninth, No. -14, Mason City; tenth, No. 34, Rockford; elevoiuli, No. 35, Mason City; twelfth; No. 23, Plymouth, and thirteenth, No. 44, Lake Mil is.-Ship No. 8U4. and'troop No. 22, Nora Springy, lied for the next place. MERWINS FETED ! ON ANNIVERSARY -elebvation Held at Home; Wedding Dinner Is Sewed. CLEAR LAKE--The Rev. and Irs. Chauncey Merwin celebrated heir twenty-fourth wedding anniversary Saturday evening when a O roup ot 85 friends and neighbors lathered at their home on Main Ireet in honor of the event which iccurred in Washington county March 5, 1913. Mrs. Merwin was ormerly Miss Alice Eyestone. Her tiother, Mrs. Eyestone, who makes icr home with the Merwins was also present on the first occasion. The guests were entertained during the evening by a program of music and recitations followed by a number of guessing contests which provoked much merriment. Later tiie Merwins were invited rito the dining room ot their home where they found the tables (tastefully decorated in a pink and white color scheme. The centerpiece was a large three-tier angel food wedding cake appropriately decorated with flowers and with n miniature bride and bridegroom on the top. After the Merwin family was seated the other gucsis filed into the dining room and formed » circle around the family while refreshments were served. Miss Nettie Chadbourne and Mrs. Guy 13odd planned the celebration which was to have been a surprise on March 5 bill had lo be postponed until the next day because the Rev. Mr. Merwin was out of town. The guests extended their congratulations to the honorees and presented them with an amber .water set. L. D. It. HOLDS MARCH MEETING Miss Alma Tokel led devotions, Miss Marlon Eliasen gave a reading, "Easter Is Life," Miss Dagney Hoiruo conducted the Bible study lesson and Miss Genevieve Kansen read a chapler from a continued story at a meeting of the L. D. R, at Hie home of Miss Hoirup Monday evening. Following a business session games were played and (he hosless served refreshments. Clear Lake Calendar Wednesday -- Supper, Congregational church, group No. 6, 6 p. m. Double O club, Miss Dolores Anderson, 221 South North street. Music hour, high school auditorium, 7:30 p. m. Public benefit card party, Danish club, Legion clubrooms. Thursday--Junior Federation club, Miss Anita Chizek, North Sixth street. W. R. C. circle,'Mrs. S. E. Eldred, 114 South Oak street, 12:30 p. m. ,, Trinity circle, Zion Lutheran bional aid, Mrs. Floyd Kimball, 110 u , as j THOMPSON, 51, · " BURIED AT LAKE Farmer Resident Cared foK Mother, Family Many 1 ,Years. West "Division street. Rotary club, I. O. O. F. hall, 12:lf p. m. Lake View club, Mrs. J. P. Hansen, .Tr. St. Margaret's Guild, Mrs. John W. Cole, 407 South Second slreel, 2 p. m. AHrurian club, Mrs. Lawrence Bless, Ventura. Crescent club, Mrs. R. R. Rogers, North Second street. American Legion dinner, Legion clubroomK, 7 p. m. Royal Neighbors lodge, I. O. O. F. hall, B p. m. Thimble Bee club, Mrs. Richard Skinner, all day. ' Home Hygiene class, schoolhouse, 7:30 p. m. j CLEAR LAKE--Funeral ser* vices lor Austin Thompson, 51, many years a resident of Clear" Lake vicinity, were held Wednesday afternoon at the Wai'd. Funeral home, the Rev. Homer 'E. Blough, pastor of the Congrega- church officiating. Burial · Clear Lake cemetery. Manly Priest Talks at Meeting of K. C. Tlie Re.v. Dennis O'Leary-of Manly spoke on "Communism, the Destroyer," at a meeting of the local council of Knights of.Colum- bus Tuesday evening at the Moose hall. The meeting, which was well nllcndcd, was presided over by Dr. Don FilzGcrald, grand knight. Vic Coylc and Victor Glass were chosen crusade commanders in a campaign for new members. A new class will be initialed in April. AID GROUP MEETS FOR LUNCHEON' Mr:;. George Frosl, Mrs. Cora Vcdcler and Mrs. Harold Thompson were co-hostesses to group No. 1 of the Congregational aid at a 1 o'clock luncheon at the Frost home Tuesday afternoon with 20 women present. The' two course luncheon was served at tables prettily decorated in SI. Patrick's colors and the same color scheme was carried out in the menu. Plans for making more money were discussed at the business session. Mrs. F. G. Atherton will entertain the group in April with Mrs. R. fi. Rogers assisting. W I N A L F R S T S IN SUB-DISTRICT Lake Students Score High in Declamatory Contest. CLEAR LAKE--Clear Lake declamatory conleslants s a f e l y cleared another hurdle in the slale declamatory series Tuesday nighl at Northwood by carrying off three first places in the sub-dis- Irld contest held there with students from Northwood, St. Ansgar, Fertile and Clear Lake entered. This was the third round of the slate series. Bill Kennedy took first in oratory with "We Call Them Radicals" by Gregory as his selection. Northwood students took second. Miss.Sunne Hein was placed first in dramatic, reading "Homecoming" by Turner. St. Ansgar placed second in Ihis division. Miss Marguerite Winnie was first in humorous with her reading "Tipping Off Teacher"' by Black. Fertile placed second in humorous. The next round of the slate contest will be held in Clear Lake on March 22. Schools participating have not yet been announced. This is known as Ihc pre-dislrict meet. The series is made up of preliminary, sub-district, pre-disti'ict, district and slale contesls. Miss Dorothy Hanlon, dramnlics coach, accompanied the team to Northwood. Pallbearers were Tom Johnson, Earl Eastman, Marian CO.T, Tom Spillman, James Ransom and Walter Wood. Mrs. Eastman and MLS. Spillman were in charge of the flowers and O. J. King, accompanied at the piano by Mrs. F. E. DeMott, sang "Leave It With Him" during the services. Born at Jewell. Austin Thompson was born at Jewell, June 7, 1885, and following the death of, his father in 1890, the mother and children moved to Kanawha in 1892. After 16 years Mr. Thompson, with his mother, sister and two brothers, moved to a larm near Ventura where they lived two years before moving to the Hal- I'orson place southwest ot Clear Lake. Here they lived 22 years, with Mr. Thompson taking the responsibilities of the family. Lived on Farm. In recent years Mr. Thompson lived on a farm south of Clear Lake. About a month ago he became seriously ill and was taken to a hospital in Mason City where he died Monday afternoon alter a major operation had tailed to give him relief. Mr. Thompson was never married. He is survived by his sister, Mrs. Dan Spillman, Clear Lake, and by two brothers, Theodore of Ely, Minn., and Knute of Hubbard. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Swen Thompson, and brother Sam preceded him in death. Clear Lake Briefs LIVESTOCK AUCTION SALE SALES PAVILION--CLEAR LAKE, IOWA FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 1937--12:00 P. M. CATTLE--25 while faced steer and heifer calves weighing 100 Ibs.; 18 white faced steers welching 750 Ibs.; 20 white faced heifers weighing GOO Ibs.; 60 Shorthorn steers wciEhinsr 300 to 700 Ibs.; 18 steers wciRliing SOO Ibs., corn feel; 25 heifers weighing 800 Ibs., corn fed. WE WILL HAVE A NUMBER OF GOOD BREEDING BULLS, including Hereford, Angus and Shorthorns. Balance of the run consists of butcher stuff of all classes; stockers of all weights; dairy and breeding stock. THE DEMAND AND PRICES FOR ALL CATTLE IS MUCH IMPROVED. BRING YOUR CATTLE TO US FOR MORE DOLLARS. 200 HOGS--Feeding pigs of all weights, many of which arc long time vaccinated. Also bred sows and boars. IF YOU HAVF, PIGS AND SOWS TO SELL BRING THEM IN --THE PRICE IS MUCH HIGHER. 50 SHEEP--Bred Ewes, Fat Lamns, Feeding Lamhs and Bucks. Bring Your Livestock to Our Sale--Highest Prices Assured Clear Lake Auction Co. PHONES Sr/M 1 ", 1 !, CLEAR LAKE, IOWA AETNA BONDED FARMS Send for our list of North Iowa Farms Aetna Life Ins. Co. 1204 Register Tribune Bide. DCS Moincs, Iowa Can give immediate possession on well improved 160 acres. Cerro Gordo County E. T. Hauptinann, Rep. Corwith, Iowa F R E E 10 Baby Chicks With each 100 baby chicks you buy you get 10 free. This week only. We have the following -varieties ot B a b y Chicks on hand: W h i t e , Barred and Buff Plymouth Rocks; White Wyandottes; R. I. Reds . . . ONLY $8.00 per 100 HEAVY ASSORTED S7.00 per 100 Liberal Discount on Poultry Supplies when ordered with K. I. MILLER BABY CHICKS H E N R Y FIELD 211 North Federal Avc. Mason City, Iowa WANTED Hides Wool Carl Stein 111 6th S. W. Phone 470 Commercial Club to Hold Dinner Meeting CLEAR LAKE--The board of directors of the Clear Lake Commercial club held its regular meeting at the ctiy hall Tuesday evening with a number of members of the club also attending. Means for raisins the 1!)37 budget were dis- cussej and plans made for a special meeting for all members of the club to be held at the city hall on March 18. Dinner will be served at this meeting and a definite decision made concerning summer activities. DISTRICT IJEPUTY PRESIDENT VISITS LODGE Mrs. C. EldridKe, Plymouth, district deputy president, visited Tina Rebekah lodge at ils session in I. O. O. F. hall Tuesday evening. Two new members, Mr.-. Lee ,la- cobson and Mrs. Minnie Slupka. were received by transfer and plans were made for a joint party. with the Odd Fellows in April. The staff will demonstrate the memorial work at the district convention to bo held nl Osfige April fl. Mrs. .T. C. Norris aiid committee served refreshments at the close of the evening. George Sheridan to Hold Sale Monday CLEAR LAKE--George Sheridan will hold a closing out sale at liis farm home east of Clear Lake on highway No. 18 next Monday at which time he will sell all his livestock, including his fine herd of dairy cattle, and farm machinery. Mr. Sheridan has rented his farm land but the family will continue to reside in the home. WANTED HIDES WOOL HIGHEST PRICES PAID Wolf Bros., Inc. POULTRY SUPPLIES OF All Kinds! BROODERS T h a t Work! CHICK F E E D E R S 10c and up BOOMHOWER HARDWARE Mrs. Wasein Buried. EAGLE GROVE--Mrs. Sadie M. Wasein, 77, died at her residence Saturday, March B, after a lingering illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at the Methodist church, in charge of the Rev. W. L. Breaw and burial was made in the cemetery at Goldfield. m-r.o niunoK CLUB MEETS IN MASON CITV Mrs. 'Merle F. Scauland, Mason Cil3', entertained members of Hie Hi-Lo Bridge club at her home with a dessert luncheon Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Marry R. Anderson and Mrs. Lester M. Hnmersly were substi:utes and eight Clear Lake members attended. Mrs. Arleigh Eddy was awarded the prize. * * * .IOLLV EIGHT CARD CLUR MEETS Mrs. S. O. Bacon and Mrs. Cora Mill were substitutes at Ihe Tuesday meeting ot the Jolly Eight Car:! c'.ub at the home of Mrs. A. C. SRler, .215 Holt street. Mrs. W i l l Schni f will entertain in two weeks. Special Beef Sale 9c Boy Scout Troop to Banquet Fathers CLEAR LAKE -- Boy Scout troop No. 17 is entertaining the fathers of members at a 7 o'clock dinner at the Legion clubrooms next Monday evening, ir'coulmat- ser S. P. Hansen announces (hat (here will be a Court ot Honor in connection with the program and several awards will be given. The Clear Lake represenlalive for the Scout Jamboree to be held nt Washington, D. C.. during the summer will also be announced at this time. A candle investiture service for the reception ot new members w i l l lake place. Karl K. Behrend, Mnson Cily, Hcoul executive, is expected lo attend. PROMT QUARTERS BEEF ROAST lOc RIR BO IX 8c HAMBURGER or SAUSAGE . 8c 5 Ibs. BACON, SLICED 80c We smoke meat for make the sausage, sell casings. farmers, and G. Grupp 101 South Federal Avc. Elizabeth Kennedy Takes Spring Tour With College Group CLEAR LAKE--Miss Elizabeth Kennedy, a student ;U Stephens college, Columbia, Mo., with 200 other students of the college, is taking an extended trip during the spring vacation period. The girls left Columbia March B by special train for New Orleans where they w i l l spend several days and then hoard a ship for New York. The stay at New York includes seeing several plays as well ns trips to Chinatown and West Point. A special (rain will tliett talcc the students to Washington, D. C., from which place they will lake a number of sight-seeing trips including one lo Annapolis. These educational tours are promoted yearly by the college, a different route being worked out each year so that students may fio on more than one and not repeat. From Washington the girls return to Stephens college. Advises Owners to Register Boats Early CLEAR LAKE--J. Z. Stevens, lo;al conservation officer, announces that if motor boat owners who have been registered in previous years w i l l make their appli- valions early enough, the department will Iry to give each one the same number he hart before. He also advises those on the waterfront that permission to erect a rioclc must be obtained from t h e Conservation commission before it is put in this year. The law says t h a t every licensed motor boat operated /or hire must bear ils license numbers in figures not less than four inches high and any boat propelled by machinery not operated for hire but capable of a speed of eight or more miles per hoiii- must be registered and marked with a number. No fee is charged for sue!) registration. Bush's marshmallow roll 15c. New Spring Suits anil Topcoats are ready! Open a budget charge account .'. . no extra charge . . . Abel Son, 'Inc. . . . Mason City. Ira Stewart left Monday nijrht for Clayton, N. Mex., where he will visit his brother, D. L. Stewart, for several days while looking after affairs on the ranch. Roy French returned to his work as janitor at the high school building Wednesday at'ler an absence of several weeks on account of illness. Circle No. 4 of the Methodist aid will meet at ihe home of Mrs. Oscar Peterson on March 19 instead of a week later this month because the regular meeting date falls on Good Friday, according lo announcement by Mrs. Fred Fankell, president. A number of rural school pupils held a spelling contest in the junior high school building Wednesday. The contest was arranged through the office ot Miss Hazel Thomas, county superintendent. Dr. IV. G. iUuhlcman, dlslrict superintendent ot the Algona district ot the Methodist church, will preach at the Methodist church next Sunday morning and in (he evening will give a travelog o£ his recent trip to Mexico. The trav- elog will be illustrated with motion pictures which Dr. Miihle- man took on his trip. A large number of farmers were in Clear Lake Wednesday to receive their checks from the federal government for participation in (he soil conservation program in 1D3B. The distribution was made from the rear door ot Ihe First National bank. Farmers in Lake, Clear Lake, Union, Mt. Vcrnon and Lincoln townships received checks. Mr. and Mrs. George Paul moved Wednesday from 509 South Third street to an apartment in the Mrs. Bernice O'Neill Anderson house, 201 East Main street. Junior Federated club will meet at the home of Miss Anita Chizek, North Sixth slreet, Thursday evening. IMr. and Airs. jr. L. Tliaycr, North Second street, returned Tuesday evening from a three months' stay in California. The\c visited their daughter, Mrs. W. Junk, at Crockett and other relatives and friends at San Francisco and Los Angeles. The trip was made by auto and they report a very pleasant winter. Mrs. .1. .1. Julsen, 306 1 /. AV'cst Main street, will entertain the Linger Longer club Friday afternoon. Miss Helen Merwin returned -Saturday from Des Moines where she spent a /ew days visiting friends. There's nothing in the argument thai a job is prosperity. The las' man doesn't penalize you for having it.--Cedar Rapids Gazette. \ Will Give Program. ALLISON--The Allison high school bnnd, girls' glee club and double quartet will give a musical program at the Legion hall, Tuesday evening, March 16. VELVA OIL Permanent Beneficial for Dyed, Bleached anil Abnormal Hair KOENEMAN'S BEAUTY SHOP Clnar Lake Phone 10(1

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