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^^s^ss^^ MARCH 24 1931 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE 13 Lake Globe»Gazette HELEN HENUUICKS News Editor Residence Phono 310W OFFICE PHONE « No. 239 LEE DEWIOOINS Circulation and Advertising Residence Phono 67 ' ! STUDENTS STUDY ; COURT SYSTEMS Civil Cases Are Tried in High School Civics ; Class Court. CLEAR LAKE, March 24. -- In Connection with the study of civil and criminal procedure in the civics classes of the high school the · students have organised themselves \ into courts under the direction of their instructor, M. G. Martinson. ' This is a .new feature in the work }~:\ which is beirig'given much interest. * An accident" in which the plain- g tiff is for 515,000 damages is used for a case 5n each class. The fifth period group have Stanley Wick and Catherin Netzer- as attorneys I it,. A WILLYS-OVERLAND INCREASES SALES IN FEBRUARY Gains ·Range From 25 to 600 Per Cent Is Number of teading- Cities. ',. · '"·' Toledo, O.--February car regis trations from a number of leading cities show Increases in Willys Overland sales, ranging from 25 per cent to more than 600 per cen compared with the same month o last year, according to a statemen' issued here by sales executives o: the Willys-Overland Company, ·With 389 sales, Detroit shows an increase of 663 per cent over Feb ruary, 1930, placing Willys-Overland in third position in the industry in that city; St. Louis recorded a gaii of 144 per cent, also rating thirc place; sale of 324 cars in Cincinnat (Hamilton County) gave a gain o more than 700 per cent, placing Willys-Overland in first position ir total sales; Indianapolis showed £ gain of 129 per cent, for third place Toledo, first place with an increas f of more than ^100 per cent; Sioiu City gained 350 per cent to tie fo first place with another manufac *jrer; Louisville increased its sale 150 per cent for another third posi tion; Evansville, Ind., gained 25 pe cent, also in third place; Decatur Hi., increased sales 300 per cent; 19 ,ye 'iWiUyf iusJriess as compared with 5 pe cent'bf last February. i fiThese increases were not confine 5"to" major cities alone, according t Willys-Overland officials who poin out that substantial gains ove February of last year were also reg istered in a number of smalle points, such as Champaign, 111., St. .Louis, 111., Valley City, N. Dak ¥, ^'Ashtabuia, Ohio, Cumberland, Md Shelbyville, 111., and many others. Registrations for February in the ten leading cities of Ohio put Willys-Overland in third position, obtaining 6 per cent of the total sales of the industry.--Adv. ir the defendant, Dorothy Clock ad Donald Phillips aa attorneys or the plaintiff, James Hayden, udge; Leslie Druley, clerk of court; lare Chapman, sergeant at arms; obert Bigg, plaintiff; Dorothy De- ruyn, defendant; witnesses, Milon Dawaon, Lynette Comstock, Ru- us Wood, Lee Lulck and Irene larner, Rosa Howard, Myrna Dodd, iernard Floy, Ardilla Shoop, Alva karstad, Agnea Hanna, Diceson ice,, Frances Putnam, Harold Rice, 'irgtnia Sherman, Alice Halvorson md Sara Briar,,jury. The fourth period class has also hosen particupants in the court cene which will contiue thruout his week..Marguerite Halvorson is he plaintiff and Max Clausen the efendant. Others in the scene are ohn Wallace Peterson, clerk of ourt; Harold Anderson, judge; Gilbert Jensen and Eleanor Runcie, at- orneys for plaintiff; Max Brager and Feme Brooks, attorneys for the defendants; John Brooks, sergeant at arms and Herbert Garlock, Mary lelen Brose, Bonnie Whitney, John Brooks, witnesaes. The jury is made up of Virginia McVlcker, Earl Snodgrass, Gcne- vieve Wright, Charles Davis, Lynn lamphrey, Irene Djuren, Edith j\irleigh and Morris Givens. BARBERS LOSE TO JEFFERSON'S Perkins Dairy and Pitsor Legion Men Eliminated From Playing. CLEAR LAKE, March Jefferson Smokers nosed 24.-- The out the District Governor of Lions Clubs to Speak at Clear Lake CLEAR LAKE, March 24.--Invitations have been issued to 14 jons clubs in this vicinity to at:end the dinner at the Clear Lake Country club Wednesday evening. The wives of Lions will also be ueats of the club. The Rev. A. Raymond Grant, Vinton, district governor, will be the main speaker of the evening. Dr. C. E. Wright, C. T. Mills, Frank Knutson and Arthur Johnson are the committee in charge of the program. Royal Barbers 4 to 1, Monday night to win the indoor ball championship of the moonlight league. It was a display of fast ball playing thruout Boyle starred for the barbers with his batting and fielding, whila M Jacobson, pitcher, brot in the only score. Adam Thomas, Jefferson pitcher ran in two scores while Lyle Stev ens and L«ne each brot home .one Ed Nelson on third Phil Bieber in the field and Roy Lane with the bat were the outstanding players for the champions. Kenyon's dairy defeated Perkin milkmen 8 to 7 and Findson'a 4-1 club won from Pitsor Legion men i to 2. Perkins and Pitsor's wer eliminated from the tourney. Th Royal Barbers enter the inter leagu competition Tuesday night whei they meet the Ritz Smoke shop. OILING PLAGES FOR ELECTION ON MONDAY CHOSEN Eight Centers for Voting March 30 Announced by McEwen. Polling places ror the regular city election to be held Monday, March 30, have been announced by J. H. McEwen, city clerk. Two city councilmen are to be elected. The places are-as follows: Precinct one, ward one. Administration building of the public schools; precinct two, ward one, Mason City Lumber company, 4 Fifteenth street northeast; precinct one, ward two, Assembly room, courthouse; precinct two, ward two, McKinley school, 1510 North Federal avenue. Precinct one, ward three, Lapiner garage, 117 Delaware avenue southeast; precinct two, ward three, Roosevelt school, 1520 Pennsylvania avenue .southeast; precinct one, ward four, Crystal Lake Ice and Fuel company, 11 First street s 'th- west, and precinct two, ward four, Speedway garage, 603 President avenue southwest. Candidates for the election who have filed petitions are Herman Knudson, Mier Wolf, Gottlieb Grupp, W. J. Pagenhart and Clint E. Cooper. HAIL THE QUEEN! CLEAR LAKE BRIEFS L. M. Conklin Has Purchased JTire Shop CLEAR LAKE, March 24.--L. M. Conklin, formerly of Clear Lake, has purchased the Law Tire service station from G. Long. Mr. Conklin was engaged in a laundry business in Clear Lake for 14 years. He then worked in the shops of Rock Island, HI., and later in Charles City. He carries a full line of Goodrich goods. The new owner took possession Monday. The folding oxford glass is a real adjunct for t h e particular person's n e e d s and comfort. SMITH OPTICAL.CO. ^ 21 E.STATE;STri- Chris Esterguard, contractor and builder. Estimates. Ph. 560. Mr. and Mrs. James Travlts have moved into the Wheeler Inn on the north shore. Mr. Travits will again operate the boatline for Henningson near Reely's Point. For Renk--Mod. apt. 1st floor. Rogers Hotel. Miss Jennie Jenkins is expected to return to'Clear Lake Tuesday from a.Several months' ptay in St. Pet"ersDuFgr'*FlK?"lJ6roaiy -Becker,' who has be en'operator at the Royal Beauty shop during her absence, left this week-end for her home at Waterloo. Cars washed or alemited $1. De Bruyn Super Service. Mr. and Mrs. Alex T. Hammon and children, Garner, were Sunday visitors at the E. J. Hammon home northeast of Clear Lake. Mr. nnd Mrs. Robert Robinson have moved into a cottage at Oak 1 wood park. Harper Joslyn, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Josiyn, who underwent an emergency operation for appendicitis Monday afternoon at the Park hospital, Mason City, was resting well Tuesday morning. W. M. Vordermark, South Winnie street, returned Monday night from several months' stay in Tampa, Miami, St. Petersburg, and Jacksonville, Fla. Guy Itlckman, who is employed by the state fish and game department, has arrived in Clear Lake to have charge of the seining crew for the Clear Lake fish hatchery. Whites Celebrate Wedding Anniversary CLEAR LAKE, March 24--Mr. and Mrs. James White celebrated their thirty-ninth wedding anniversary Sunday with all of the immediate family present. Among those present were Mrs. G. O. Sanderson and children, Anna Mary and 1 James Oliver, Mrs. Pearl Yungclas, John and Pauline Yungclas who live with their grandparents, and William Thilden, all of Waterloo. CLEAR LAKE CALENDAR Plan Afternoon Session. CLEAR LAKE, March 24.--Star club members will meet at the home of Mrs. George O'Neill Friday afternoon. Irish stories will be the roll call feature while Miss Ida Gary will be in charge of the program. Mrs. Orren Porter will assist Mrs. O'Neill as hostess. Wednesday--Auxiliary sewing circl' meets at the home of Mrs. L. E Ashland at 2:30 o'clock. Stafford post of American Le gion meets at the clubrooms. Lions club are hosts to club in this district at dinner at the Clea Lake Country club. Musical program at the higl school. O. D. O. club meets at the horn of Mrs. Glen Jackman. Thursday--Altrurian club meets a the home o£ Mrs. R. E. McFar lane. Commercial club dinner at th Silsby restaurant. Rotary club meets at the I. 0. O F. hall. St. Margaret's guild meets at th home of Mrs. F, B. Gonser. Friday--Star club meets at th home of Mrs. George O'Neill Carlcton street, assisted by Mrs. Orren Porter. MEN READ MORE NEWS THAN GIRLS Catholic College Men Admit 40 Minutes Daily to 20 by Women. ST. LOUIS, March 24. (.!)--Col- ege men in 63 Catholic' colleges average 40 minutes of daily newspaper reading, while college girls, and all students in 310 Catholic high schools, average 25 minutes each. This was revealed in a questionnaire sent out by the Queen's Work, official organ of the Sodality of Our ~ ady, which has headquarters here. First place In newspaper interest was given by both the high school and college boys to the sports section, with the comics running a close second. The editorial received almost as many votes as the sports section in the answers of the college men and occurred frequently in the high school summaries. The preferences of the girls, in order, was: Headlines, editorials, comics and sports, but far above any oi the sections in the voting results of girl's colleges and high schools was "society.". , ...'....-,.. ..... :.*..'.;' The questionnaire revealed interest in the Sunday newspaper was virtually universal and the time devoted to it.greater than that given to the daily press, many explaining "we have more leisure on Sunday." Altho 541 college girls denied journalistic influence on their thot, 608 acknowledged its helpfulness. Chosen as tho. most beautiful Jewish girl in America, Miss Esther Steinberg wan crowned "Queen Esther" at the ball of that namo given in New York. Bliss Steinberg is shown wearing the crown emblematic of her title, the award of which carries with It a free trip to Palestine. PATRICK ASKS $2,342 DAMAGES Action Filed Against Local Shell Service Station Alleging Injuries. V. J. Patrick, local plumber, has filed an action against the owners of the McMahon-Shell service station, 1233 North Federal avenue, asking $2,342 alleged damages for personal injuries suffered while' at work installing an air hoist in the establishment. The plaintiff, who is represented by Senneff, Bliss, Witwer and Senneff, alleges that on Sept. 14, 1930 while he was at work connecting the air line to the compressor the manager of the station turned on the air before the installation wa completed. This, according to the petition, caused the metal top o the oil chamber of the compressor to blow .off,· striking him. near .the ye and making him unconscious. _ Because of this the plaintiff al- eges he suffered severe injuries on ia face. . . - . ' ' NORTH IOWANS MAY BE INDICTED IN DRAKE FRAUD Solicitor General Says Investigations Are Being Carried On. By UADFORD E. MOBLEY Staff Correspondent W A S H I N G T O N , March 24. --Prospects of several indictments in Northern Iowa and South Dakota of promoters of the famous Drake estate fraud were revealed today by Solicitor General Donnelly of the postoffice department, who announced an investigation is drawing to a close. Donnelly refused to discuss the investigation beyond admitting that indictments may be asked in the two states. He said action will be taken or the case will be dropped in the near future. Criminal action would be asked under the statute prohibiting use of the mails for fraud. The solicitor general said two lowans, Otto G. Yant, Mallard, and Dwight McCarty, Emmetsburg, had discussed the investigtion with him here recently. He refused to say what interest they had in the matter. Questioned, Mr. Yant denied that he knew anything about the Drake estate. Mr. McCarthy, however, admitted he conferred with Donnelly. He said he was interested only in behalf of his clients bul would not say whether these were under investigation by the department or were victims of Drake estate promoters. City-Wide Hike to be Held for Local Scouts As a part of the activity for Mason City scouts during the spring vacation, a city-wide hike is to be held Thursday. All scouts going on this hike should meet at Lincoln school by 9:30 o'clock Thursday morning. Each scout in attendance will bring his own lunch, and is expected to bring stuff to cook. This will be a splendid opportunity for scouts to pass their fire building and cooking tests for the second class badge. Scouts will return early enough in the day to allow candidates for the board of review to get ready to be at the review by 7 o'clock. Woman Asks Divorce After Having Been Married Since 189! Mrs. Lois Collins has filed an ac .ion for divorce froi Thomas Col ins, alleging the defendant is a ha bitual drinker. The petition state they were married at Boscobel, Wls in 1893, and that they lived to gather until last September. Th plaintiff asks the care and custody of a minor child. DR, ST. GLAIR DIES SUDDENLY tampion Victim of Stroke Succumbs on Way Home From Meeting. HAMPTON, March 24%--Dr. 'rank E. E. St. Glair, 54, prominent n Masonic circles, past president of he Commercial club and active in -.ions club work, died at Ames early Tuesday morning from a stroke. He vas returning from a Shrtuers' meeting at Des Moines in company vith Charles Peterson and D. C. Wolf in Mr. Peterson's car. The men noticed Dr. St. Clair, who was -iding in the rear seat, was ill and stopped but Dr. St. Clair died immediately. Funeral arrangements have not yet been made. The body was returned '.iere. Dr. St. Clair is survived by his wife and a son, Dewitt, 12, three sisters and one brother. I Worn-out Glands I Rejuvenated! | TIRED, pepless, run-down men and A women are suffering · from exhausted glands. Scientists in tho world's largest gland laboratory hays perfected MOBEX Gland Tonic tablets, containing active extracts Irom the vital glands of young bulls; boars, goats and other healthy animals. Ten-day treatment restores energy, pep, vigor. Thousands of users, druggists, doctors say, "As effective as a costly gland operation." Get information on this amazing new, all-around tonic which Is revolutionizing medical science, from Michael Drue Co., and other lead- Ing druggists. MOR.EX GLAND T O N I C FREE GLAND BOOK Write for your copy to Preferred Products, Dept. --. 5853 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, California. Celebrate Anniversary. CLEAR LAKE, March 24. -About 40 neighbors and friends surprised Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Hill on Friday evening, oa occasion of their thirtieth wedding 1 anniversary. The evening was spent informally, the group serving a lunch. Board of Review Is to be Held Thursday A board of review for Mason City scouts will be held in the scout office Thursday evening at 7 o'clock under the direction of John C. Shipley, chairman of the board. This board is for the purpose of reviewing candidates for second class and first class for the court of honor for district V, to be held in the Congregational church at Clear Lake Friday. All candidates for these two degrees of scouting must report to the office not later than 7 o'clock Thursday evening. Fire Department Makes Call. CLEAR LAKE, March 24.--The fire department made a call to the Brate Wringer house at 523 South Fourth street Tuesday morning. No damage resulted. , ARK THEATER CLEAR LAKE Tues day--Wednesday NORMA TALMADGE In Her Greatest Triumph "DuBarry, Woman of Pnssion" PHONE 693 105 'SOUTH FKDEIIAL ! BEEF RIBS BOILING, ROASTING, Ib. PORK Lean § STEAK, LAMB HERRING FRESH CAUGHT, 8' STEW, Ib. 8c ~~ 6' Snow and Sleet Storm in Western Minnesota Harms Communication ST. PAUL, March 24. /P)--A snow and sleet storm in western Minnesota last night and early today Crippled communication and power lines and caused scattered damage thruout the area. Ice coated wires leveled scores of poles. Officials of communication and power companies-estimated the damage at about ?10,000. The area most affected extended from Fergus Falls south to Ortonville and west aa far'as Brainerd. In the vicinity of Ortonville scores of poles were torn down. Gordon Clarke, Once Garner Stove Manager, Heads St. James Firm ST. JAMES, Minn., March 24-Gordon B. Clarke and Earl M. Klein of Austin have established a new clothing store here and 1 more than 1,000 persons attended the opening Saturday. Both Clarke and Klein have been associated with the Giki- ner group of stores for severa} years. Clarke has been manager of the Austin store for two years and before that he was manager of the Gildner store at Garner. Klein has been with Clarke at Austin for the past year and before that he was with the Gildner organization at Charles City. The families of both men will take up residence here as soon as suitable homes can be found. 3dd Fellows Confer Degrees at Hampton Forty-five members of the I. O. O. F. subordinate lodge of Mason City traveled to Hampton Monday night and conferred the first degree upon seven candidates. A large rowi attended the meeting. Lunch ollowed the regular business meet- ng and three four-found boxing matches were presented. These shows have been presented at the lodge thruout the winter months. Members from the lodges at Green and Rockwell also attended. Leland League Delegates Are Elected at Meeting LELAND, March 24.--At the business meeting held before the program at the Winnebago Luther league Sunday evening Mr. Levad, president, and Adolph Thorvaldson were elected, delegates to the national Luther league convention in Chicago in June. It was decided that meetings be held every two weeks instead of monthly. T .,- cn TT-A Ladies, 50c -- Kids, 25c Child Dies of Burns. OELWEIN, March 24. W)--Arlene Greco is dead from burns received when her clothing caught fire aa she played around a bonfire near her home Saturday. Frank AIcllo, a neighbor, suffered severe burns about the arms when ho tried to smother the flames. I sign and regrets tne sate ot tn brilliant prospect. Waterloo Man Elected Officer of Independent Oil Men of America CHICAGO, March 24. (/T)--W. R McCain of Springfield, Mo., repre aenting the Purity Oil company, was elected president of the Independeni Oil Men of America today. A. L. Lommel, Waterloo, Iowa was elected vice president and H. Hill? of Louisville, Ky., the re tiring president was chosen chair man of the board of directors, sue ceeding McCain. F. A. Muench, Carllnville, HI., wa elected secretary-treasurer. M. E Waltz of Detroit Lakes, Minn., wa. elected a director for a three yea term. Award to Bn Divided CEDAR FALLS, March 24. «!-- Thorrell Fest of Audubon and Rob ert Huntoon of Waterloo wiil divid the Iowa State Teachers colleg scholarship award this year. Th award, made annually by the ioca chapter of Kappa Delta PI, nationa h o n o r a r y education fraternity amounts to a year's tuition an usually is given to one person, i m:, mirpomteo. tniiy vaugnn, um 1 ha, (10), newspaper decisions. 60 in Fines Levied by Police Court Judge J. R. Gilbert, Mason City, was ined $25 and costs at police court Tuesday morning. He was arrested Monday night and charged with in- oxication. Carl. Barry, 21 Monroe avenue lorthwest, was fined 525 and costs in a charge of disorderly conduct. He was arrested at First street and Commercial avenue southeast at 1 ''clock Tuesday morning. RUPTURE EXPERT For Men, Women and Children COMING TO MASON CITY Representing WM. S. RICE, Inc. Savages Don't Wear Trusses 5,000 Surprise Packets Free; Exciting Invention Savages don't wear trusses. 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Results come almost instantly. It is the approved method. You will never use another when you know. Be sure to get genuine Phillips' Milk of Magnesia prescribed by physicians for over fifty years in correcting- excess acids. 25c and !0c bottles--any drugstore. The genuine is always a liquid--never made in tablet form. Look for the name Phillips on wrapper and bottle. Our MEAT Was Selected For the School^ -- BY -Mrs. Ruth Campbell BECAUSE-- Mrs. Campbell said, "I must have the best cuts of meat available in Mason City"--then selected our market to supply her just that. CARL GRUPP FOOD MARKET Phone 420 1339 North Federal Ave. Distributed fay: MARTIN BROS. CO., Waterloo, Iowa

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