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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 22, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 22 M| 1936 I, FIVE Clear Lake Globe-Gazette OFFICE PHONE 239 HELEN HENDRICKS, News Editor LEE DEWIGGINS, Circulation and Advertising Residence Phone 310-W Residence Phone 67 MRS. TOMPKINS DIES AT LAKE Plan Services for Pionee Hancock County Woman Friday. CLEAR LAKE--Mrs. E. Tomp kins, 79, 215 North Oak street, died at her home at Clear Lake at 4:15 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. She was taken ill Aug. 20, 1934, and has been an invalid since that time. About a month ago her health failed her rap idly. Funeral servies will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence with the Rev. H. E Blough, pastor of the Congregational church officiating. Burial will be made at the Ellington cemetery northwest of Ventura. Mrs. Faith Monaghen will be the soloist at the services. Mrs. Tompklns, nee Nettie Haight was born at Kenosha, Wis., Feb. 14, 1857. She came to Ellington, Hancock county in a covered wagon with her parents when she was 12 years old, walking most of the way because of the heavy load of household goods. In her young womanhood she suffered hardships as a pioneer. She was married at 17 years of age to Elijah Tompkins at Ellington where they lived until 1893. They moved to Clear Lake to make LAKE THEATRE Wednesday - Thursday L. Barrymore - W. Beery "AH WILDERNESS" Sponsored by Ladies Aid, Plymouth, Gr. 6 a home for her father, L. D. Haight, and on Jan. 1, 1934, moved into the present location on North Oak street. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Sam Hyde of Clear Lake, who moved in from the country with her family eight years ago when Mr. Tompkins died. A son, Earl, born in 1884, lived only two and One-half years. Mrs. Tompkins has been a member of the Congregational church since 1913. In late years she has been busy quilting and doing handiwork. The Williams undertakers are in charge of the services. Lake Lions Club Gives Program at Lake Mills CLEAR LAKE--The Clear Lake Lions club went to Lake Mills Tuesday night and held a joint meeting with the club at that place. The local club presented the program which included a talk by Dr. B. W. Riner, vocal solo by Lawrence Cain, reading by Howard Ross and song and harmonica solo by W. J. Mc- 3owan. C. E. Wells, president of the ake club, presided at the session. M. A. Aasgaard of Lake Mills is the district governor of Lions club. i ~~ ---' --~ ,EGION SEWING CIRCLE IONVENES AT PETERSONS The American Legion sewing circle will convene Friday at the Mrs. Andrew Peterson farm home. Members will gather at the rest room and transportation will be furnished o the meeting. # * * ·LANT EXCHANGE IS 'LANNED FOE GROUP Circle No. 2 of the Methodist ladies' Aid society will convene at the Mrs. C. E. Lantz home at 2:30 ~iday afternoon. Members will old an exchange of plants or flower seeds. Clear Lake Calendar Thursday--Trinity circle postponed one week. St. Margaret's guild luncheon at Mrs. John Cole home, 418 South Second street, 1. Benefit show at Lake theater by Plymouth group No. 6 of Congregational church, featuring "Ah Wilderness." Royal Neighbors at I. O. O. F. hall, program, 8. Lake View club at Mrs. Sam Severson home. W. L. A. M. club at Mrs. Carl Ashland home, south of Clear Lake. Twentieth Century club luncheon at Mrs. C. A. Knutson home, North Third street. North Shore Country club card party for members. Friday--Circle No. 1 of M. E. Ladies aid at Mrs. C. E. Lantz home, 2:30, plant or flower seed exchange. American Legion Sewing circle at Mrs. Andrew Peterson farm home, 2. Clear Lake Commercial club meeting, traveling salesmen as guests, at North Shore Country club, 6:30. Legion auxiliary sewing circle at Mrs. Andrew Peterson's farm. Christian Workers at the city hall, picnic dinner at noon. Mixed dance at Surf ballroom. SEE THIS SENSATIONAL NEW TYPE 3-LIGHT LAMP IN OUR FIXTURE DISPLAY MRS, C, CONKLIN TO HEAD P, LA, Dr. Morgan, Mason City, Is Speaker on "Tuberculosis." S I G H T - S A V I N G for children who study . . . wives who sew . . . husbands who write and figure in the dining room Practically air children have to study at home; most wives do selling of one kind or another; and many husbands have writin" figuring or olher work to do after dinner. In most homes the best place for these activities is at the larjre dining room table. To provide sight-savins licht for eye-work in the dining room, lighting engineers have "recently'developed The Sight-Saving Three-Light Dining Room Lamp Now, from one fixture, by the turn of a single snitch, you can have three different degrees of light from one bulb: --100 watts of soft, friendly light for dining --200 watts of shadow-less light for games and all ordinary purposes --300 watts of properly diffused light, free from glare, for reading, studying and all close eye work. For the first time you can have correct light in your dining room for all the different uses to which this room is adaptable. "Without changing your present Wiring or switches, this new Sight-Saving Three-Light Lamp can be quickly and economically installed in the place of your present lighting fixture. The beautiful metal fixture comes equipped with cither parchment or silk shade, and is tt, designed to fit into present color schemes. See it today! Sold on terms. CLEAR LAKE--Mrs. Clarence Conklin, West Division street, was elected president of toe Parent- Teachers association Tuesday afternoon at the closing session of the school year. Mrs. Myron Stephensen is the retiring president. Other officers elected are Mrs. Chris Estergard, first vice president; Mrs. C. A. Comstock, second vice pesident; Mrs. E. H. Neal, secretary; and Mrs. Roy Petersen, treasurer. Mrs. H. E. Blough spoke on the plans for the summer round-up, a clinic for pre-school children before entering the kindergarten. Reports of the health committee chair- maned by Mrs. C. A. Comstock showed a total of $128.36 paid out by the P. T. A. from the donated milk fund for milk during the past year. A quantity of milk costing $108.27, was paid for by children of the school. Dr. H. W. Morgan, physician of the Mercy hospital, Mason City, spoke on tuberculosis, showing x- rays of persons in different stages of the chronic infectious disease which causes more illness and death m the more productive years of a person's life than any other disease. "A ten per cent reduction in cases of the disease in Iowa during the past few years is attributed to the J- B - testing of cows, he stated. There are now 150 patients of Oerro Gordo county in Qakdale each patient costing the county ?60 a month. You see it is an expense that is costing all of us "The. skin test for the disease as used in your school here last year should be more inclusive so as to include the 54 per cent of pupils and teachers not tested last year some of whom may be reactors to tuberculosis," he concluded DR, GAGE TO BE LAKE SPEAKER "The Late Christopher Bean" Chosen For Senior Class Play. CLEAR LAKE--Dr. H. M. Gage, president of Coe college, Cedar Rapids, has been engaged for the commencement speaker at the Clear Lake high school this spring, May 29. A busy schedule will follow this week for members of the graduating class. The senior class play has been selected by the class sponsors and director, Miss Myrtle Oulman, and work started on the production. A part of the cast has been selected and the permanent cast will be announced at the close of the week. Th play, "The Late Christopher Bean," a three act domestic comedy which was the great theater success of 1932 and 1933 in New York City, will be presented on Friday, May 22. Clear Lake students will enter the academic meet locally on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 5 and 6, and the track squad will compete in the North Iowa conference track meet at Britt on the following Saturday, May 9. SCHOOL CALENDAR May 5-6--Academic meet at high school. May 9--North Iowa track meet at Britt. May 20--Junior-senior banquet. May 22--Senior class day exercises at high school. --Senior class play, "The Late Christopher Bean," at high school auditorium. May 24--Senior class sermon. May 29--Commencement program and school closes. Loyalty Class Holds Its Social Gathering CLEAR AKE--The Loyalty Sunday school class held a party at the Methodist church Tuesday night Jeanette Wilson and Alice Thompson were in charge of the social eve. ning and Lucille Bowers Annamary Callanan, Velma Watkins and Mrs. W. R. Kime the decorations and refreshments. Red and white was carried for the color scheme. Irene Djuren received the contest prize. A wiener roast is planned the May social meeting-. Delegates Are Chosen forD. U.V. Convention CLEAR LAKE--Daughters of Union Veterans met Monday night at the Mrs. C. S. Hudson home. Delegates to the department convention at Des Moines, June 10-14 were elected: Mrs. Hudson and Mrs Grace Fiske, delegates and Mrs. Nora Grimm and Mrs. A. R. Cain, alternates. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Hudson, Mrs. Carrie Van Horssen and Miss Katharine Choate. Fred Martin Opens New Barber Shop at Lake CLEAR LAKE _ Fred Martin, Uear Lake barber for the past two years. ha s opened the Lake barber shop in the Lake theater building, North Fourth street. It i s a two chair shop and has the ivory and green color scheme carried out in the shop. Clear Lake Briefs Bob Miller Crashes Into Lake Postoffice CLEAR LAKE-Bob Miller of Clear Lake crashed through the window of the postoffice here lat« Tuesday afternoon when he started his car which was in gear in front of the building. The damage is covered by insurance. Girl Hurt in Fall. ROCKFORD-Kathryn Strata 12 daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles btrate suffered a compound fracture of the left leg in a fall from the hay loft in their barn when she was playing there. She is a patient at Cedar Valley hospital at Charles City. PARK THEATER Tonight "THE HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILD" With George Arllss, Robert Young, Loretta Young. 10c and 16c PARK THEATRE TONIGHT and FRIDAY A Paramount Picture "THE LAST OUTPOST" Wilh Cary Grant - Gertrude Michael. jo c «nd I6c. Park Beauty Shop. Phone 44. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Traverse and son, Jack, South Second street have rented the Old Taylor Inn on South First street for the season taking possession this week. ladies; New menu daily in Diamond Silver Cup Bread! A Duregger was fined $5 and costs in C. W. Wallace justice of peace court Tuesday for operating a truck without a tail light or markers. The arrest was made by Smith, state highway patrolman. New "Lake" Baruer shop now open for business. Fred Martin Prop. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Smith. Maso City, have moved in their cottage Sunset Inn, on Glen Cove drive £o the summer season. We clean rugs, drapes, curtain; blankets. Neal The Cleaner. Phon 312. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Power and son Joe Manning, Eadniar hotel, Mason City, have moved to their cottage Glen Villa, on the Camp Grounds. Springtime is cleaning time. Send it to Neal The Cleaner. Phone 312 Kate Borton, South Fourth street is quite ill at her home. She is being cared for by Miss Nettie Chadbourne. Rollins silk hose 79c--13th pr free. Nichols Shop. The Rev. H. E. Slough, pastor of the Congregational church, will attend the state council of the Christian Education at Newton. He will accompany a group of Sunday school workers from Mason City churches. New silk dresses $5.35 up. Nichols Shop. Mrs. Trainer Is Elected Burt Woman's Club Head HURT--The Woman's club met Monday evening with Mrs. A. H. Meinzer, with Mrs. B. W. Brooke assisting hostess. Officers for the coming year elected were Mrs. H. W. Trainer, president; Mrs. Enos Wrode. vice president; Mrs. M. M. Chipman, secretary, and Mrs. H. Rachut, treasurer. The subject of the program was Canada. Iowa Day was also observed with two papers | by Mrs. Rachut and Mrs. Chipman. PENNEY'S AgIX Thurs., Fri., Sat. Door Opens 8:30 Representing 34 years of honest values and s e r v i c e . These 34 values are outstanding and are worth much more than the price indicates! Come , early and ask for them by item number! Anniversary Days Are Saving Day ITEM Terry Towel Remnants Includes big ones, heavy ones, plains and fancy. These are the kind that hotels. Y. M. C. A.s and railroads use --«««^~TM«^ ITEM NO. 2 46-in. Printed Oilcloth The cheapest price we have sold first quality oilcloth at in many a day --«-··i ITEM NO. 3 81x99 Unbleached Torn Sheets Made of extra heavy sheeting. A value that just shouts "Buy" i ITEM NO. 4 36", 40" and 42" Linen Finish Pillow Tubing Fine quality bleached factory remnants. Bought specially for this event! 1'ard Fashioned Hose All silk. Semi-service and semi-chiffon. Buy several pairs-- and save the difference ITEM NO. 6 Fashion Fit Rayon Hose A super value for Anniversary days. Buy your needs now--only ITEM NO. 13 150 Ladies' Spring Coats In the new plaids, checks and monotones. In the latest swagger, stroller and tailored models. 14 to 46 ITEM NO. 14 Women's Spring Hats Straws. crepes, felts. Come early to get one. Hundreds to choose from ^^······^··H ITEM NO. 15 Knitted Acetate Dresses Overnight 1 Cases ITEM NO. 24 Three ply wood--imitation l e a t h e r covered· leather h an d I e--fully lined ITEM N'O. 25 Men's and Young Men's Suits Dozens of 3 piece all wool suits in single and double breasteds, sports and regulars. Not S19.70, not $14.75, but only 10 ITEM NO. 26 Men's and Boys' Latest- Felt Hats In all the new spring shades and shapes. Only Penney's make this price possible ITEM NO. 16 Women's Undies Lace and embroidered trimmed panties and briefs. Come early ITEM NO. 17 Novelty Brassieres Lace and embroidered trim--pink, tea rose ... ITEM NO. 18 Men's Summer Shirts, Shorts Stock up for summer, men. They won't last long at this price You can't pass this "value" up. Heavy weight --all colors. 81x105 ITEM NO. 19 ITEM NO. 7 . . _ ,, , ,^ Krinkle Bedspreads | "Boys 7 Polo Look at this price. Come f j J early and get your size and color. Not 49c, only ITEM NO. 27 Men's Fancy Shirts 250 brand new fancy dress shirts. Fast colors, full cut. NOT priced at 79c but only ITEM NO. 28 Men's Covert Shirts This is an outstanding gray covert work shirt. A value you can't beat! ITEM NO. 29 Boys' Blue Waistbands ITEM NO. 8 Prise ilfa "Brighten that room with a new pair.'' Fill] size . floral design. A value that shouts "Buy" ITEM NO. 20 Men's Fancy Socks What a buy! Long wearing! Bought for this event--why pay more ? Big Thirsty Towels Extra large . . . plaid and solid colors. Men like a heavy towel like these!.. ITEM NO. 10 "Value" Prints Fast color . . . assorted patterns. Not 15c . . . but only ITEM NO. 21 Men's Ribbed U'Suits Short sleeve and ankle length. Just what you want. Buy your needs now--save ITEM NO. 22 Boys' Denim Overalls Look! The best overall value in history. Mothers! Come early for these ... ITEM NO. II Ringless Silk Hose Come boys! Sturdy o'ail pants. Just like Darl's .. ITEM NO. 30 A black and white stripe printed moleskin. A value not to be passed up! .... ITEM NO. 31 Men's Wash Ties Buy your supply for .summer, of) dozen to select from ITEM NO. 32 Kiddies' Oxfords You must come early to get a pair at this bottom price. Sizes S\.\ to 2. Not 9Sc, only ITEM NO. 33 Boys' Oxfords All leather soles and up- ^ pe?-s. A super "value." *! Sizes 1 to 6 Full-fashioned . . . pure silk. All new shades. Service or chiffon weight .. ITEM NO. 23 Men's Work Shoes Sturdy all leather insoles, j compo outsolcs. Sizes 6 to *i 11. Not. 51.69, only ITEM NO. 12 Men's Slack Hose Plains, whites and fancy patterns. Elastic tops. Pr. ITEM NO. 34 Men's Police Shoes 100'; leather. Full double , soles. Arch support and ' full lined CORNER SOUTH FEDERAL AND FIRST STREET MASON CITY, IOWA

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