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March 24, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 12

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10 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 24 1931 LITTLE REDUCTION IN OFFICIALS' SALARIES EXPECTED FEES TARGET OF MANY MEASURES Few Bills Recommended by Committees; Several Are Killed. By CHARLES V* WARREN , Associated Press Staff Writer , DES .MOINES, March 24.--Salaries and fees of Iowa's public df- ' flcials appear likely to undergo little, If any, reduction despite the large number of bills on the subject introduced-in the legislature. The compensation of state, county and local officials,, even of the legislators themselves, has been the target of more than a score of measures. Nearly half of them already have met their fate thru failure to pass, withdrawal or indefinite postponement. Few Are Recommended Most of the remainder appear destined to die a lingering death in committees. Few have emerged with the recommendation that they pass. The prompt action of the house in dispatching Representative Victor Feller's proposal that the law, passed in 1929, increasing the salaries of state officers by 51,000 a year is illustrative of the treatment of · number of the bills. Felter's bill was defeated, 51 to 48. Has House Attention An effort to repeal the $500 legislative expense account act of the last session still has the attention of the house, where Representative Leroy Shields' bill is on the calendar after being returned by a committee without recommendation. A similar till by Senator B. M. Stoddard was indefinitely postponed in the senate, and a third, which also would have increased legislators' salaries In 1935, was withdrawn. ' '. Mileage charges made by public officials have received considerable attention and legislation definitely fixing these rates still has possibility of enactment Of these proposals the Reed-Strachan-Bonnstetter bill in the house-and the Irwin bill in the senate have been recommended for passage by committees. $5,OOTSSIS CAUSED BY FIRE 19 Head of Cattle, 9 Horses Lost in Blaze on Farm Near Nashua. NASHUA, March. 24.--Losa of $5,000 was caused by a blaze in the fanri occupied ty v Homer Carle, COMPLETE CAR WASH 99c No extra charge for wire wheels or any size car -- tha busiest place in Mason City. RITE-A-WAY CAR WASH 210 North Commercial Ave. PHONE S033-W ANOTHER CHRYSLER There's a new Chrysler model on the market, but it's a book, not an automobile. Young Walter P. Chrysler, son of the ·motor millionaire, has launched his first publishing venture in New York, a, limited edition ol Samuel Butler's satire, "Ere-' whon." He calls his enterprise Cheshire House, from the name of the town in Connecticut where he attended prep school. The Chryslers formerly lived at Oelwein, where he was super-, intendent of the Great Western shops. nine miles west of here, last night when a barn containing 19 head of cattle, 9 head of horses, 350 bushels of corn, 20 tons of hay and 7 tons of straw was destroyed. The livestock was not awakened until the roof of the structure was-about to fall in. The Nashua fire company was called and saved other buildings, alt ho the machine shed and poultry house caught fire and burned a little. The farm is owned by" Elmer J. Lamb of Illinois. Mr. Carle stated he locked eight .head of calves in the barn before retiring and when the fire broke out these were in another barn. The origin of the fire blaze is unknown. DOWS FARMER KILLS HIMSELF Carl L O'Neil Survived by Widow, Parents and 4 Children.^ ' D O W S , March 24--Carl O'Neil, 38, Wall. Lake township farmer, committed, suicide yesterday afternoon by placing a gun under his chin and ' pulling the trigger. He had been married 18 years. He is survived by his wife, a brother in Minnesota, his mother arid father in Iowa Falls and four children, three boys and one girl, the oldest of which is 16 and the youngest 8. Honored on Birthday ALEXANDER--Mrs. -HUko Pals enjoyed; a surprise Saturday afterr noon in honor of her birthday. Homemakers, Manufacturers and the Cooking School Use C R Y S T A L S U G A R "For Every Sugar Purpose' · · AMERICAN BEET SUGAR CO. Mason City, Iowa HERE AND THERE * * « * * · * * » » * » « » « » « » Miscellaneous Items From 100 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Visit at.Wisconsin. TITONKA--Dr. and Mrs. R. C. Ball and family spent the week-end t the home of Mrs. Ball's mother, Mrs. Charles Ball, at -Monroe, \Wls. 'Inn "Opened A^ain. : ' · . HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. J. M. lansen have again opened up the Jew-drop Inn after a week of be- ng closed while they remodeled. See Final Games. ROCK FALLS--Supt. C. M. lohnes and five members of the lasketball team drove to Des Moines Saturday afternoon to see he final games of the state tournament that evening. v · P. B. O. Holds Meeting- ROCKFORD--Chapter B. D., P. . O., met with Mrs. Lula Zeran Monday 'afternoon. The program consisted of "a .paper prepared hy Mrs. Ariel Carrott and read by Mrs. ileanor Yenerich on Paul Laurence Dunbar, a Negro poet, and a piano rio by Mrs. Gertrude Bird, Mrs. Helen Walker and Miss Vera Bishop. Guests at Rudd RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Diestler of Ames were Saturday vis- tors at the William Kollman home. Entertained on Birthday . MITCHELL--The Kill Kare Klub. and husbands were entertained at a 1 o'clock luncheon at the home of s. Maria Vaughn in honor of her jirthday. Visit During Vacation ROCKFORD--Misses Ruth Palmer and Evelyn Steuben, students in he State college at Ames, are tpending the 'spring vacation with heir parents. Miss Steubenthas as ler house guest Marion Jobe, Ames. Visits With Parents TIOCKFORD-^Rodger Crabtree, tudent at the University of Iowa, .pent the week-end with his par- aats, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Crabtree. Busy With Seeding IONIA--The farmers are busy In; he fields. Some have done some eeding. H. G. Berske sowed early oats in .a five acre patch e#st of the public school, March 17. Visit at Mitchell MITCHELL--Mr., and Mrs. D. S. reenless of Charles City and Mrs. Elizabeth Nailer of Minneapolis vis- ted Mrs. Marian Yager, west of town. Is In Milwaukee ' MITCHELL--O. N. Cleveland has been visiting a sister at Milwaukee. Directs Comedy at Grinnell. OSAGE--Miss Harriet Starr is at Grinnell directing the rehearsals of a musical comedy. She has just completed a similar engagement'at Melcher and has been asked to perform a llke ( service at Cresco ^^ - -"CtaS- Holds--Meetfijg,- CliARION--Mrs -H. Ov" Spelman was hostess to the Monday! club at the Hotel Moore. The afternoon program was in charge of Mrs. L. N Archerd. Help Loading of Cattle. HUTCHINS -- John Wermersen and son, Ralph, spent Saturday in Buffalo Center, where Rudy Miller and they loaded cattle. Come From Albert Lea. THOMPSON--Mrs. N. J. Whitney, Albert Lea, Minn., came Friday to visit Mr. and Mrs. 3. E. Isaacson.' Her husband joined her hero Sunday morning: They left for their home Sunday evening. Will Open Camp. BELMOND--H. D. Maitland Is planning to open the Komfy-Kabin Kamp April 1 this year as travelers bave already inquired for camps. He is'reconditioning the camp. Goes to Rochester. CLARION--^E. H.' Stutters drove to Rochester to bring Mrs. Stutters and the new daughter home..Mrs.. Stutters has been in Rochester for several weeks. . Return From California. EAGLE GROVE--Mr. and Mrs. William E. Warues returned Sunday March 22 from a visit, of several months at the home of their son, Harry, fit Riverside, Cal. Go to Bine Earth. THOMPSON--Mr. "and Mrs. John Batchler motored to Blue Earth Sunday morning where they visited their son, Mr. and Mrs. Willarti Batchlor, Visit at Graffon. GRAFTON--Mr. and Mrs. Matt Hughes and children of Faribault. Minn., were over Sunday guests at the C. P. Christians home. ,, Birthday la . Celebrated. HUTCHINS -- Shirley Dudgeon celebrated his thirteenth birthday anniversary Saturday when his mother invited in his schoolmates to spend the afternoon with him. Leaves for Examination LELAND--Palmer Bransfad left Monday afternoon for a physical examination at the soldiers' hospital in Des Moines.. Kenneth Eidahl will substitute as janitor at the schoolhouse until Mr. Branstad returns. ·Returns From Mankato BANCROFT--Miss Loretta Merrill returned Saturday from Mankato, Minn., where she spent the week visiting friends. Go to Owatonna HANLONTOWN--Mayor- E. A. Gudvangen spent the week-end with his daughter, Mrs. Petersberg and family, at Owatonna, Minn. Visit In Wisconsin WODEN--Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Schiefelbein went to Kanka'wna, Wis., to visit Mr. Schiefelbein's mother. They will visit relatives at Sycamore, HI. Harold Gaard Is assisting at the.store during their absence. Students Come Home G A R N E R--Students at Iowa State college who spent spring vacation in their homes here and who return to resume their 4 work Wednesday are Harvey Steiff, Miss Helen Easton, Kenneth Heddons, John Baggs, Elmer Quintus and Bain Campbell- YOUR IOWA One Interesting Fact Every Day About the State You Are Proud to Call Your Own! Iowa cows produce 515,909,000 allons of milk annually,, which if used as a beverage would average nearly six pints a day for each inhabitant for every day of the year. Submits to Operation. CORWITH--Robert, son .of Mr. and Mrs. .G. E. Page, underwent a tonsil operation at Algona Sunday morning Returns to Home. RUDD--Mrs. John M.eyers has returned to her home from the Cedar Valley hospital where she submitted to an operation. Buys Livermore Farm. ALGONA--R. H. Miller, examiner in charge of the closed County Savings bank, Algona, has sold the H. C. Olson 80 acre farm near Livermore to Charles L. Howard of Liverniore "for $8,000 cash. The place is without improvements of iny kind. ;Mr. Howard nought the 'arm as an investment. Return From Illinois. HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. Ren Smith returned from Illinois where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Charlie Earp, a sister-in-law of Mra. Smith's. Are Guests at Convith. CORWITH--Miss Avanelle Severns, who teaches school at Pres- eott, and Jesse Brandt of that jrtace, visited over Sunday -at the iiome of Miss Severns* parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Severns. Lesson Is Given. PORTLAND--Miss Cole, county demonstrator, gave the fourth lesson, "Feeding the Sick," to leaders of Portland township Saturday at the home of Mrs. Harry Davidson. Owing to so many befog sick there were only six present.' Are at Rochester. TITONKA--Mrs. Gilbert Nelson is at Rochester, Minn., where she was to be operated on for gallstones Tuesday. Mr. Nelson is at Rochester with her while their two daughters are being cared for by Mr. Nelson's mother of Ringstecl. Returns to Corwith. . CORWITH--Miss Dorothy Scace returned Saturday from a Mason City hospital where she underwent an operation for appendicitis. Come From-Minneapolis. NORA SPRINGS--Mrs. Eilene Surface-. Freeman and little daughter of Minneapolis .were guests^ of Mrs. Freeman's sister, Mrs George Mogk ' Woman's Club Entertained. ALLISON--The Woman's club was entertained at the home of Mrs. Ernest Speedy. Mrs. E. C. Kepler was the assisting hostess. Mrs. A. W. Froning had the topic, "Education in the Art of Living." jThe musical part of the program was in charge of Mrs. O. B. Preston and Mrs. F. I. Newbury. Mrs. Preston read a paper on, "Music in Education," and Mrs. Newbury illustrated advancement in music. Sceno Is Presented. RUDD--The scene, "Naaman's Maid," was presented Sunday night by Dorothy Grandy and Virginia Hill with Donna Eichmeier as reader, after which "Whiter Than Snow"»was given as a duet, ' Visit in Ionia. IONIA--Leo H. Hildman and family of Traer spent Sunday in' Ionia with her parents, Mr. and' Mrs. L. J. Hildman and family. Will Go to Minneapolis. HANLONTOWN -- Mrs. C.. F. Schneiter is planning to leave this week for Minneapolis, where she will take a course of treatment. Has Emergency Operation. ROWAN -- Mrs. Crystal Wenzal underwent an emergency operation for appendicitis Monday afternoon at the Steele hospital in Belmond. Recovers From Operation. LELAND--Palmer Olson, a farmer Hying north of Leland who recently underwent a surgical operation for abcess at the hospital at Albert Lea is recovering and expects to return to his home in a few days. . v Are Bancroft Guests. BANCROFT--Mrs. Mary Grames and daughter of Owatonna, Minn., are visiting this week at the Paul Grames home. ^ Ladles Aid to Meet. HANLONTOWN -- Ladies Aid will be entertained Thursday by Mrs. T. O. Thovson, Mrs. A. G. Hoi- comb and Miss Bessie Ford. The Rev. H. E. Okland will conduct Lenten services' Thursday evening at 8 o'clock. Guests at Boonc. WODEN -- Alvin Pollard^and Martin Christensen visited relatives at Boone Sunday. Go to Minneapolis. GARNER--Mrs. Henry Carr and Miss Lila O'Shana of Mason City motored to Minneapolis Sunday returning the same day accompanied by Miss Faith Bingham, student at the University of Minnesota who will spend two months vacation, returning to her work at the university June 1. If From Omaha. THOMPSON--Waldon Halvorson who is attending the Bickel advertising school of Omaha, spent Saturday and Sunday with his parents Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Halvorson. Honored on Birthday. ·OSAGE--Mrs. James Casey entertained in honor of the birthday of her mother, Mrs.- William Nims Guests were the Sunday school class of which Mrs. Nims is a member in the Bapist Sunday school. Is Minnesota* Instructor. ROCKFORD--Judson O. Burnett, instructor in the University of Minnesota, is spending vacation with his parents, Dr. and Mrs. B. H. Burnett. Visit at Clear Lake. RUDD--The William Kollman family visited a niece, Mrs. Mabel Mathers .and family and Mrs. Ida Hintzmau at Clear Lake. Home -for Vacation.. MITCHELL--The Misses Gladys Skustee and Florentine Tiederman, students at Iowa State college at Ames, are at their homes here for a few days vacation. Bridge Club Meets. CLARION--The evening\ bridge club met with Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Hilton Monday evening. Come From Minneanolis. ROCKFORD--Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Neilson, Minneapolis, were Sunday guests of relatives. They were accompanied by Mrs. Nielsen's mother, Mrs. Ermina Walker, who had spent the winter in their home. Mrs. Walker will remain here for the present. LET THEM ROMP AND PLAY... To their Heart's Content Listen in-Billiken Pickards Every Tuesday 6:45 Evening Over National Broadcasting System WHO - WOC Wrs. Larson, Hutchins, .Observes 84th Birthday HUTCHINS, March 24. -- Mrs. .tinnie Larson, 84, was honored at a Birthday party-at the home of her laughter, Mrs. Walter Fox, when all her children and grandchildren ex- cept one daughter who lives in Min-, neapolis, came to see her. Delphian Literary Group Gives Scarville Program SCARVILLB, March 24.--The Delphian .Literary society gave the following program at the higji school auditorium Friday evening: Piano duet, Ingeborg Larson .and Catherine Olson; dramatic reading, by Evelyn Hansen cornet and trombone duet, Jerome Torgeson and Juleta Bye; reading, Clarence Christianson; musical selection, by Virgil Severson. Fine Linens Make Good Cooking All the More Tempting ---and fine linens need not be expensive Improve your cooking by attending the Globe-Gazette Free Cooking School Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at the High School Auditorium. But remember that the more attractively it is served, the more tempting and enjoyable it will be. Fine linens are necessary to accomplish this, and fine linens art not expensive when they are purchased at Merkel'.3. 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