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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, March 23, 1931
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CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE WIFE OF GENERAL PlCKETTISDEAD -Woman Whom Presidents . Called "Mother" Used to Tell of Charge. . i , ' 2 3 . W_ "Mother" Pickett of the snow-white ·hair and charming accent no more .will.. tell .of 'the last Confederate charge at Gettysburg or draw woni .pictures of interesting characters · and incidents. ; In a private hospital here yester- oay Mrs. La Salle Corbell Pickett. ;called "mother" even by presidents died of hardening of the arlertes in rer eighty- third year. With her passed the tingling tale she told of how Confederates stormed up Cemetery ridge at Gettsyburg July S, 1863, only to be repulsed when they found the Union forces had "not exhausted their ammunition. Married Southern Officer. She had reason to ' know that story well. She : was 15 when-she married' the officer who led .trio southern forces--Gen. George ' Edward Pickett. . . · A favorite in society, she knew every president beginning ,witb Lincoln, and met authors, actors and diplomats. One of her mosl colorful manuscripts entitled "My Memory Chain," was left unfinished by her death. Her other works included intimate stories of Mrs. Jefferson Davis, Mrs, Robert E. Lee, Julia Ward Howe, Louisa May Alcott and Clara Barton. From the time of her birth In Nansemond county, Virginia, May 16, 1848, she heard and remembered Negro lore whicn she later incorporated in several books, including "Ebll Eye" and "Jinny." Honorary President. She was an honorary president of the United Daughters of the Confederacy; former president of the League of American Penwomen; member of the Woman's National Press association and a founder of the Arts club of Washington. As survivors she leaves two grandsons, Capt. Christiancy Pickett and Lieut. George E. Pickett 3rd., two sisters. Mrs. W. P. Gotten, REE Facial MISS HALLIE SPRATT a special RICHARD HUDNUT representative, is now at the Toilet Goods department of the Michael Drug Co. She will be here all this week, March 23 to 28, to explain the HOME METHOD of Dii Barry Beauty Treatments. Miss Spratt is prepared to tell about Special Treatments for the correction of over-dry skin, oily skin, enlarged pores, flabby tissues, and for the beautification of the skin in general IN THE HOME . . . treatments that are both practical and effective. We cordially invite you to visit our TOILET GOODS section during this special demonstration, which, we believe, you will find very interesting. FREE FACIAL Miss Spratt will gladly give you a Free Facial this week. . . . Phone 89 for appointment. 5,SOUTH FEDERAL MASON CITY Sterling, No. ] 13 No. Federal Phone 1600-1-2 Sterling No. 3 812 So. Penn. Phono 807 TUESDAY -- WEDNESDAY -- THURSDAY WE RESERVE THE EIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES CLEAR LAKE BUTTER, Ib. 32c Monarch Peaches, Ige. can' 25e Monarch Golden Bantam.. 15c Monarch Spinach, large ... . 23c Monarch Preserves, Ige. jar 3So Monarch Hominy; largo .. .15o Monarch Pumpkin, large'., -15c Monarch Kidney Beans.'... 15o Monarch Tomatoes, solid. ,l5o Monarch Sauerkraut, Igc... 17c Monarch Fruit Salad 25o CLOTHES PINS, 2 doz. for.. 5c Peas, large' can .10c Sauerkraut, large can lOo Sweet Corn, large can lOo Tomatoes, large can ...... lOo Golden Bantam Corn, large 10o Cut Green Beans, large....lOo Mustard, pints lOu Cut Beets, largo ·... .10c. Vinegar, bottle lOo Campbell's Soups lOo ROBB ROSS Cake Flour, Ige. pkg. 19c Macaroni, 6 pkgg. ,25o Banner Oats, large ...... .17o Campbell's Tomato .Soup; 8 for 25o ' Campbell's Pork and ' Beans, 3 for 25o Cream Cheese, No. 1, Ib 25c I Libby's Pork and Beans, i 3 for : *25c IJbby's Milk, 3 for .: 25c Peanut Butter, pints "... ..2Zc Peanut Butter, quarts S9c Mustard, quarts . . . . . . .19c MAXWELL HOUSE COFFEE, Ib. 29c Mclaughlin's Gem Coffee, pound 25o McLaughlin's 338 Coffee, Ib. 21c McLaughlin's 99'^-Coffee, pound 29c Mclaughlin's Bulk Tea, Ib. 49c CasHo Tea, Pkg. 25o i Monarch Breakfast Coffee, pound 25o Folger'g 'Coffee, Ib 39o Hill's Coffee, Ib 39o Butternut Coffee, Ib 39o Chaso Sanborn, Ib.- 89o.' ORANGES, good size, 2 doz. 35c Lemons, large, dozen 35o Head Lettuce, largo ....... 80 Celery, largo IBo Carrots, bunch ......: lOo Rutabagas, Ib So I Apples, '4 Ibs 25o rotatees, peck 30a Grapa Fruit, largo ........ 5c Oranges, large, dozen SOc Radishes and Onions. P. G. SOAP, 10 Ige. bars for 29c Oxydol, large pUg. 19o Kinso, large pkg 19c Ivory Flakes, large .22c Chlpso, large 2Zo Rnb-No-More, large 22c Blueing, large bottle 19c Ivory Soap, med., 3 for....!5o Ivory Soap, large, 2 for..,.25o Lava Soap, 3 for 25c LGuest Ivory Soap 5c National Biscuit Co. ' 2 Ib. Caddy 25c Northern Beans, 4 Jb9,....Z5c Rice, Fancy, 5 Ibs ,25c Prunes, med. size, 8 Ibs 25c Prunes, large, Ib 19c Macaroni, 3 Ibs. ...'. .. .25c Bulk Cocoa, 2 Ibs 25c Bulk Cocoanut, No. 1, Ib.. .29c Apricots, fancy, Ib 22c Peaches, fancy, Ib. 19c Lima Beans, 2 Ibs 25c GOLD MEDAL FLOUR, 49 Ibs. $1.45 Early Ohio Seed Potatoes, no. 1 grade, bu. $1.45 Complete line of Qulsenberry Chick Feed, Block Salt, Bulk Oats, Oyster Shells, Stock Salt. i '. MB. FARMER:--Bring us your eggs--cash or trade. Make this store your headquarters -- use all conveniences. MARCH 23 1931 WRONG HORSE, WRONG OFFICE Associated P«« Pbo t» The bomb that wrecked this eighth-floor office of a St. Louis building, detectives believe, was intended for an office one floor below, - housing a race track news service company. and Mrs. W. G. Eley, and a brother, Dr. E. F. Corbell. Funeral services will be held tomorrow. P. T. A. at Fertile Hears Talk by S. L. Sanderson FERTILE, March 23.--The Parent-Teachers association met in'"the assembly of the schoolhouse. After a program of music and two recitations, there was a business meeting. The president of the P. T. A., S. L. Sanderson, gave a talk on taxes in regard to school support. Will Compete at Chicago. OSAGE, March 23.--Miss Lois Buckman was winner in her class in i poetry reading contest and will go :o Chicago to participate in the na- :ional contest during Easter vaca- .ion. Mrs. Hammill Speaks at Session in Garner GARNER, March 23.--Mrs. John Hammill, Britt, addressed the meeting of federated clubs held-here Friday at the annual luncheon. Her topic was the "Loan Fund for College Girls." Chrystna CalHson Stilson presided at the meeting an3 talked on the legislative work of the Federated clubs; All federated clubs of the county were represented. Finger Injured in Accident WESLEY, March 23.--John A. Hauptman, Wesley's air pilot, suffered an injured finger when a sharp tool slipped and nearly severed the index finger on his left iand. AGAIN the WILLYS SIX is chosen as the Official Car by Mrs. Ruth Campbell the conductor of the Globe-Gazette Cooking School Mrs. Campbell will use the WILLYS SIX in all her shopping tours. Hathorn Auto Co. Phone 447 'Distributor 109-111 First St. S. E. Diamond Bread Jingle Contest In accordance with our previous announcements, we are printing today the first prize winning Jingle on the first week's contest. ' '. / 1st Prize was awarded to Miss Viola Bliss of Clear Lake, Iowa, and a check for $3.00 was mailed to her today. Other prize winning Jingles will be printed each night, look for them--yours may be one of them. Owing to the large number of Jingles received it has been a difficult matter to decide. However, we feel the following Jingle is most worthy of Is't prize: By those who know, ''Tis truly said That Diamond is ' The best of bread. It's quality always Is supreme It spells Health and Energy, That wonder team. The best of ingredients together with scientific knowledge is the wonder team that makes Diamond the Better Bread. [T STAYS FRESH LONGER--THERE'S A REASON Remember! The contest is still going on and your opportunities to win are just as good this week with a new.Jingle--look for it on our Diamond Bread Wrappers. Mason City Baking Co. BAKERS OF DIAMOND -- THE BETTER BREAD BROOKHART GOES ON SEA VOYAGE AT U, S, EXPENSE Takes Mrs. Brookhart Upon Three Weeks Outing in Canal Zone. By RADFORD E. MOBLEY Staff Correspondent , WASHINGTON, March 23.--At the expense of the government, Senator Smith W. Brokhart of Iowa, with Mrs. Brookhart, sailed from New York on the army transport, St. Mihiel, for a three weeks' outing in the Canal Zone, Panama. Senator Brookhart's salary of $10,000, a year as a member of the senate continues of course while he is away. With Senator and Mrs. Brookhart on the trip were Senator and Mrs. Elmer Thomas of Oklahoma and Senator and Mrs. Lynn Frazier of North Dakota, forming a highly congenial congressional party. Committee Members At Senator Brokhart's office it waa .explained today that Senator Thomas and Senator Frazier are members of the senate Indian affairs committee. In their official capacity they are going to sail thru the canaj and up the Pacific coast to San Francisco in preparation for an exhaustive and presumably exhausting survey of Indian conditions. They are making the trip thru the canal in order to start from Saa Francisco, thus approaching the Indians from the west. Questions as to Senator Brookhart's presence on the trip revealed that altho he is not a member of the Indian affairs committee he is a member of the senate interoceanic canals committee. While nothing has yet been referred to this committee, it was stated, Senator Brookhart felt that some time something might come up and that it was his duty to the committee to become acquainted with Canal Zone affairs. ' To Visit lowans While In the Canal Zone, Senator and Mrs. Brookhart expect to visit ;wo lowans of prominence in the af: aira of the territory on the Isthmus. These are Dr.'A. C. Hearne, former- y of Keosauqua, now quarantine of- v r icer of the zone; and Judge James J. Lenihan, former Cedar Rapids: man, now a federal judge there. i Senator and Mrs. Brookhart plan o return to Washington about the ' middle of April. They will leave the "lanal Zone April 8. The return ' trip will be made aboard the army transport, Chateau Thierry. Coe Gives Talk at School in Kanawha; Play Also Presented KANAWHA, March 23.--A. E. Coe, young persons' secretary and dramatic director, gave a talk on "Prohibition" at the high school assembly. In the evening a dramatic trial entitled "Protection" was given by a group of local young persons at the Methodist chtirch. -A. E. Coe acted a judge. Other characters were Arthur Cleveland, John Sanford, Paul Maland, Victor Blomgreh, Howard Kudy, Buryl Thorson, Harley Hasty, lola Hewlett, Samuel Robinson, John Garton, Alice Muh- hullond, Oren Hande, Oren Skouge. L. P. Rollins, Dumont Resident, Succumbs DUMONT, March 23.--L. P. Rollins, blacksmith here for the past six years, died Friday at the Hampton hospital of double pneumonia, following the flu. .He leaves one daughter, Mrs. Mayrae Roland, and two grandchildren at Corning, and one brother, George, an invalid, who made his home with him. His wife died 12 years ago. Woman Elected Head of^Swea City Board SWEA CITY, March 23.--Mrs J. H. Warner was elected president of the school board in the Swea City consolidated district.. Mrs. Warner is the first woman ever to be elected to , the local school board, sha is also the first woman to ever be the president of the school board. Mrs. Warner was formerly a teacher in tha Grant township consolidated schools while her husband was superintendent. Mrs. Warner succeeds Dr. H. Kulander as president, who resigned because of ill health. 5 Nebraska U Students Held on Liquor Charge LINCOLN, Webr., March 23. (A1 --Five University of Nebraska students, Including Warren Crawford, Lake City, Iowa, arrested in an apartment across from the campus Saturday and charged with possession of liquor, were summoned for questioning today by Dr. T. J. Thompson, dean of men at the university. VIrs. Suckow Will Give Dows Society Lecture DOWS, March 23.--The Presby- :erian misionary socity met at the aome of Mrs. Joe Oler with Mrs. G. 3. Schnug as assistant hostess. Mrs. Etta Meyer had charge of the meet- Ing. Plans were made for a special meeting on Good Friday at the dome of the president, Mrs. C. F. Peterson. Mrs. Suckow of Alden, wife of the .Rev. Mr. Suckow and mother of the writer, Ruth Suckow, will be present and give a stereopticon lecture. The Rev. R, A. Brough had charge of the lesson, "Foreigners in America." -- COAL - BLUE RIBBON OJO -7^ LUMP COAL.... «PO. I 3 RAINBOW t"7 AH LUMP COAL.... P I .Ulf PHONE 1176 Consolidated COAL CO. V Many Boy Scouts Will Hold Meeting at Fayette FAYETTE, March 21.--Fayette will Be host to at least 125 boys Tuesday when Bpy Scouts from Oelwein, Hawkeye, Waverly, Decorah and West Union join with the local troop for an afternoon archery tournament, supper and evening program. The meeting will start ai 5 o'clock in the afternoon to enable scouts to arrive after school hours and continue until 9:30 when tap; will dismiss the visitors. More Alfalfa Acreage Is Urged at Cresco Session , CRESCO, March 28.--Protein in one ton of alfalfa hay is equal to 68 bushels of oats and other: feeds in proportion, said Charles H. Hutcheson of Waterloo In an address before a group of businessmen and farmers at Cresco Thursday evening. The event was sponsored by Cresco bankers and businessmen In an effort to procure a greater acreage of alfalfa in Howard county. Program Is Presented by P. T. A. Group at Calmar CALMAR, March 23.--The Parent-Teacher association met Friday evening at the public school assembly room. The program included a reading by Miss Weidert; vocal number, Mrs. Robert Banner, and talk by Dr. F. A. Hennessy. Rites for Infant Son Are Held at Glenville GLENVILLE, Minn., March 23.-David Arthur, 7 months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Sophus Johnson, died suddenly Friday evening. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Methodist church. Burial was made In the Greenwood cemetery east of town. Replace OLD GLASS With the New NON-BREAKABLE Just imagine the sense of safety that could Be provided by non-shatterable glass in your car. This new auto feature is obtainable at Davey'3. The cost Is only slightly more than for ordinary glass. Come in today for an estimate. We replace glass while you wait. HOGHDAVEY^SON 15 S E C O N D ST S W PHONE: 67f M A S O N CIT'y IOWA When You C A N ' T QUIT A headache is often the sign of fatigue. When temples throb it's time to rest. If you can't stop work, you con stop the' pain. Bayer Aspirin will do it, every time. Take two or three tablets, a swallow 6f water, and carry-on--in comfort. Don't work with nerves on edge or try all day to forget a nagging pain that aspirin could end in a jiffy I Genuine aspirin can't harm you; just be sure it's Bayer. In every package of Bayer Aspirin are proven directions for headaches, colds, sore throat, neuralgia, neuritis, etc. Carry these tablets with you, and be prepared. To block a. sudden cold on the street-car; quiet a grumbling tooth at the office; relieve a headache in the theatre; spare you a sleepless night when nerves are "jumping." And no modern girl needs "time out" for the time of month I Bayer Aspirin is an absolute antidote for periodic pain. Take Bayer Aspirin for any ache or pain, and take enough to end it. It can't depress the heart. That is medical opinion. That is why it is only sensible to insist on the genuine tablets that bear the Bayer cross. The pocket tin is a convenient size. The bottle of 100 tablets is most economical to buy, SAVE *. . to Travel Wouldn't you like a real trip this summer--perhaps to the national parks or the Canadian Eockies? You will find it a comparatively simple matter 'to have enough money' f or. s ucli w #jjdj)V; · if --y««i^a fcaift '·. a.vacation fund--now.' . \ Let our officers explain our plan of systematic saving for a. definite purpose. NORTHWEST SAVINGS BANK Mason City, Iowa Affiliated With NORTHWEST BANCORPORATION Combined Resources §495,000,000 Cooking School Special FREE fr FREE A handy Kitchen Step Stool with each quart of JAPALAC R A P I D DRYING ENAMEL purchased during cooking- school week. Mason City Hardware Co. 27 B. STATE OWNED AND OPERATED BV YOUR NEIGHBOR DON McPEAK. PHONE 918

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