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March 24, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

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10 Charles City Globe-Gazette OFFICE PHONE 1052 Office at 603 Riverside Drive News Correspondent, phone 318 Don K. Sandell, Manager Residence Phone, 937 ' LEGION PLANS FOR PROJECTS Party to Be Held Tuesday Night in Hall at New Haven CHARLES CITY -- Marshall Shannon post of the American Legion has two projects now being carried out. The week of April 30 has been designated as Employment Week for war veterans. A fist of veterans is on file in the local employment office maintained by the government and local residents are asked to furnish work for Qualified veterans whenever possible. The other project is publishing a second edition of the "HE" Cook Book. The recipes will be submitted by men and the format of the book will be improved. Twelve years ago the Legion published a similar book which was sold out in a short time. . A third event for the Legion men will be the party next Tuesday night in the New Haven community hall. This will be the fourth district junior baseball stag party with the members of the Osage post as hosts. Legion men from four counties have been invited. Annual Election of A. A. U. W. Saturday CHARLES CITY--The American Association of University Women will have its annual election Saturday in the Saint Charles hotel following a luncheon. The committee in charge is Mrs. A. R Melrose, Mrs. Ted Beekman, Miss June Ellis and Miss Minnie Drews. Bridge will be played after the business meeting. Boy Scout Cub Pack Group Reorganized CHARLES CITY--Boy Scout Cub Pack 31 has been reorganized with the Central P. T. A. as sponsors. Art Kimmel is the new Cub master and the committee is Earl Price, E. L, Trusty and John Atherlon. The following boys are Den leaders: Kay Henderson, John Copenhaver and John VonBerg. SHEARER IS PROMOTED CHARLES CITY--Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Shearer will move to Fort Dodge soon where Mr. Shearer has been promoted to the position of "A" station agent by the Standard Oil company. They have lived here eight years, coming from Northwood where Mr.' Shearer was field man for the company. Mrs. Shearer lived in Mason City before she was married. Mr. Shearer has been with the Standard Oil company since 1926. QUALITY AT LOW PRICES That's the rule in MERKEL'S ECONOMY BASEMENT SLIPS Of Pure Silk and Finest Rayon 98c Shaped, lace trimmed tops with embroidery and picoted edges, four gore, bias cut and straight slips. The material is water repellant and stain resistant. Sizes 11, 13, 15 and 17; 32 to 44. SPRING PURSES 98c Chic patent bags in envelope, pouch and pleated effects. Calf finish bags with top twisted handles. In Ja- poniea, cranberry, caramel, navy and black. 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COURSE DATES ARE SET Jones, McMains and Nies on Committee on Camp Recruiting CHARLES CITY--The committee in charge of application blanks for recruits for C. M. T. C. at Des Moines is Weston Jones, Rus«ell H. Nies and R. R. McMains. The .dates set for the military training course are July n to Aug. 9. The object of the military training camp is to attract young men of high type on a basis of equality to promote patriotism and Americanism. Gray Plans to Open Oil Business Again CHARLES CITY--C. G. Gray states he is re-opening his oil business and will build a station near his coal yard on highway 218 near the Farm Service station south of the city. Mr. Gray was in the oil business several years ago until he sold out. There are more than 40 oil stations in the city limits. Minister Speaks at Meeting of Eurekas CHARLES CITY--The Rev. J. G. Morgan spoke on_"Problems of Power" at the meeting of the Eureka club Thursday evening in the Congregational church. After the lecture games were played and refreshments .were served. The committee in charge of the meeting included Warren Murphy, Frances Mitchell and Wilda Fulcomer. Charles City Briefs : CHARLES CITY--Earl Stewart has been engaged as director of) the Floyd County Rural Women's! chorus. The third meeting was held Friday in the Congregational church. Mrs. William Kruse, wife .of Representative Kmse, is recovering at their farm home from an Illness. Mrs. Chris Forsythe and Fred Klingenburg have been to Rochester, Minn., to receive medical attention at the Mayo hospital. Mrs. Pearl Regel was called to Waverly by the -illness o£ hex- mother. Mrs. Alfred Burnham who was taken suddenly ill Tuesday is gradually improving in the Cedar Valley hospital. The Rev. Hoy C. Longfellow of New Hampton was the speaker at the meeting of the Missionary society of the Baptist church Thursday evening. The men of the church were invited and Mrs. Sander Helgen and committee were hostesses. I Mrs. Amelia Ziebell has purchased the Pfeiffer property, 102 Third avenue, and will occupy the I house. H. C. Doore has purchased the Beatrice Pickell residence, 208 Fourth avenue. MASON CITY GLQBE-GAZETTE ''Standing Room Only" FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1939 Central park has become one of the favorite gathering places of Mason City since spring weather arrived. Every bench in the park was occupied when a photographer turned his camera on the scene. The upper picture was taken from the southeast corner of the park with the courthouse in the background. One man either brought his lunch or he will be late home with the groceries. . The photographer apologized for not getting the name of his subject when he took the picture at the left. "It would have been a better picture, too, if he had faced the other way toward the. light, but I just didn't have the heart to wake him," the cameraman explained. (Lock photo, Kayenay engravings.) Faculty oLClarion School Has Meeting CLARION--The faculty of the Clarion schools enjoyed a 6:30 o'clock dinner at the high school gymnasium Wednesday evening. Bridge formed the evening's entertainment. Miss Inez Patterson won women's high score,honors md V. E. Dtiea men's high ;core. Decorations following a St. Patrick's color scheme were used. MANY OFFICERS AT LAST RITES Attend Funeral for Former Sheriff Graf in Church at Calmar CALMAR--Friends f r o m o u t of town who attended the funeral services of former Sheriff Mike Graf included honorary pall- i bearers, Capt. F. E. Poolen. Capt. i Fred Schultz. Lieut. R. J. Wash. ington, Lieut. M. L. Kemp, Lieut. j B. C. Ledman and Lieut. Henry I A. Kilts all officials of the Chii cago Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad. Other friends who attended the services were Mr, and Mrs. Arnold Bloomfield, Austin, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Merle Barton, Austin, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. George Swank, Austin, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bloomfield, Austin, Minn.; Joseph Graf, Austin, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Bert Barnetz, Minneapolis, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. William Happie, Deerficld, 111.; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Goite. Cedar Rapids: Mrs. L. S. Hutchinson. Elgin. Ill: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kapinos, Spillvillc; M, J. Klein Ossian: Chief of Police L. J. Benson, Chicago. 111.: Capt. Fred Schultz. Kansas City, Mo.: Supt. W. F. Ingram, Mason City; Mrs. Ollic Maltby, Decorah; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hislys, Decorah; Miss Clara Blagsvedt, Decorah: Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Zender and daughter Devota, Austin. Minn.; the Rev. Father Nolan, Decorah; Captain of Police W. Pooler, La Crossc, Wis.: Lieut. R. J. Worthington, Sioux City; M. J. Kemp Mason City; Special Officer T. Mooney, Chicago, 111.; W. F. Cody Mason City; O. A. Bradford, Austin, Minn.; Mips Julia Gilmartin, Minneapolis, Minn.: Ed Scott, Minneapolis, Minn.; Ed Waters, Austin, Minn.; Leonard Bernatz, Austin, Minn.; Mildred and Clara Anderson, Ossian; Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Yager and daughters, Decorah; Mr. and Mrs. L o u i s Schvandt, Garnovilla; N. Hageman Feslma: Albert J. Schrandt, Festina; Mrs. Hugo Hageman. Fcstma: Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Bruno. Decorah: Mr. and Mrs. George Harms. Decorah: Mr. and Mrs. J. Slcbiska, Spillvillc; Mr. and tor. Hiram Cooper, Spillyille; I Mrs. Anna Loeb and son, George, ' Cresco; and Mrvand-Mrs. B. Graf, Dubuque. The forest service radio laboratory at Portland, Ore., has developed a bell-ringing radio through which calls may be made somewhat in the same manner as by telephone. Chief of Hospital Starts Appendectomy Epidemic on Staff CHARLESTON, S. Car. (IP)-Supt. O. F. Bates, of Roper hospital, underwent an appendectomy 10 days ago, and thereby apparently started something. Within the next couple of days, two student nurses were stricken with the same trouble. They also had operations. Last Tuesday, the thing took on the aspects of an epidemic--six more nurses joined the appendix- removal club. ·Wednesday, No. 9 qualified for membership. Hospital authorities are wondering whether it will keep up until they are' forced to seek replacements for the nursing force. taw Forbids Job's Duties NEWTON, Mass., (U.R)--There's . a good reason why Dr. C. Arthur j Boutelle, city veterinarian, won't fulfill his new duties as slaughtering inspector: The law specifically bans slaughtering in Newton. LONG PHEASANT SEASON URGED Bill Proposes 10 Day Shooting Period for Hunters in Iowa S MOJNES, (If)-- Iowa hunters would be allowed a 10 day open season on pheasants under terms of.a fish and game committee bill offered Thursday in the Iowa house. Nimrods now may shoot the upland game birds for three days a year, from Nov. 12 to 14, inclusive, in the 41 open counties. The proposed new dates are Nov. 9 to 18, inclusive. The committee offered four bills in all, changing various open seasons for land and water sports and generally rewriting and tightening the state's fish and game laws. Other suggested season shifts are: Quail -- Nov. 15 to Dec. 15 in all open counties (now Nov. 1 to Dec. 1 in most areas.) Clark, Decatur and Wayne to be added to present 12 open season counties. Rabbits -- Continuous open season. Now Aug. 1 to March 1. Squirrels-- Sept. 1 to Nov. 15. Sept 15 to Nov. 15 now. State conservation commission officials Thursday said a longer pheasant season is desirable "to avoid heavy concentrations at hunters." Experience in other states, they said, has disclosed short open seasons to be detrimental to game crops. Subcommittee Urges Increase for Three Education Institutions DES M01NES, (IP)--A' $920,500 increase in the annual appropriations for the state's three principal educational institutions for the next two years was recommended Thursday in a subcommittee report to the house appropriations committee. Representative David A. Dancer (R) of Lamoni, subcommittee chairman, said his group recommended a total appropriation of $5,860,000 annually for the three schools. The subcommittee recommended $2,600,000 for the University of Iowa, $2,590,000 for the State College at Ames, and $670,000 for the Teachers College at Cedar Falls, Dancer said. Own Tombstone Carved SARATOGA, Cal., U.PJ~Harry L. Tracy, 75-year-old caretaker of the Madronia cemetery here, has started a job which he admits he will never be able to finish. He has carved his own tombstone. and erected it on an empty burial lot. The tombstone carries the year of. his bit-tli. 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