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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 18

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, March 12, 1937
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EIGHTEEN .MASON CITY,GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 12 · 1937 CIVIL SERVICE BILL IS PASSED House Approves Measure to Widen Scope in Iowa Municipalities. DES MOINES, (fP)^-Th Iowa house of representatives Friday passed a bill widening the scope of municipal civil service in Iowa. . The bill provides that the city council shall act as a civil service commission in cities 'under 8,000 population. . In cities of over 15,000 civil service is made mandatory and the number of employes eligible to civil service is greatly increased, but with the clerk, casual laborers and . election officials exempted. . .' ' ' ·' ,' In cities... of 8,000 : .to 15,000,' where .civil service includes only fuemen and policemen, its scope also is increased, with certain exceptions, including the chief of .police.. . , . " . ' - · . . . ' . : Liability'. Act-Defeated. The house defeated a bill relieving . cities of liabiUty for injuries caused by snow and ice-or defects in -sidewalks, .where notice of such defect was'not filed five days prior .to · the injury. A house ·committee reported ".without- recommendation" .a bill proposing a 1 per cent gross receipts tax to; replace ;the property fax. . : - ' .-. , , . ' ' . · . ,A bill legalizing an $80,000 bond issue at Cedar. Hapids for a jail and police · station was recommended; for passage. . The house passed a bill forbidding any one but a.bona fide member to wear the badge of a service club; or patriotic organization, and .. a, bill- lor .Webster county, legalizing use of $22,035 from the insane fund.for expenses of the county home in 1934, 1035 and 1336. - - · · Railroad Shops Bill. The' senate' defeated 'a committee recommendation which would Have'Idlled' a'bill to require consent of'the railway commission to change · the' location of shops or terminals: · The bill was then placed 'on'the' calendar. , ; Continuing _work on committee reports 1 the 1 senate killed a bill changing regulations on relocation of highways in cities and towns, one to prevent agents and political candidate's from soliciting in public schools during school hours, and one to .change chiropractic p'artiee acts and one advocated by the law reform committee to speed up civil suits. Called to Slater. ORCHARD--MJ-s. Glen Covey was called to Slater Wednesday by the serious illness of her mother, Mrs. Hough. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Clark took Mrs. Covey theVe Wednesday afternoon. Mier Wolf and Sons Open North Iowa's Newest Store for Men Mier Wolf and Sons' new store for men opened Friday at its location just south of the company's furniture store at 309-317 South Federal avenue here. Mason City's newest liaberflashery is pictured above. Its black Carrara glass front, trimmed in silver, makes it one of the most attractive locations in North Iowa. . IET.Y. New Wa-Tan-Ye Club S t a r t e d at Nevada;2,1 Charter Members Twenty-one members were affiliated with the association of Wa-TanrYe clubs when a new club was granted;its charter at Nevada Thursday night. Miss Marie Peterson, association organizer, presented the charter.'and Miss Ethel Mathew, association president, spoke. Others at the meeting were Miss Mildred Kuhlemeier of Mason City, Miss Oreta Minette, Miss Dorothy Huncie, Miss Emmabelle Thomas and Mrs..W. C. Wicks of Clear Lake. BITS ABOUT 'EM Mr. and Mrs. Tom Arthur, 16 J /Washington avenue northwest have returned from a trip west where they visited points in Texas, Mexico, Arizona, enroute to California. They spent some time in Los Angeles 'and San Francisco and returned home the northern route, stopping in Portland, Seattle and other places of interest. *' * * Dr. R. E. Brisbine, 222 -Sixth street northwest, . has returned from a.- trip : to -. the . west coast where he did some 'postgraduate work at the Los Angeles general hospital and the county hospital in Sari Bernardino. During his stay in Califorriina, Dr.. Brisbine attended the v annual'Iowa picnic at Linden park in Los Angeles, meeting many former Mason City- ans there. * · * Mrs. ,T. W. Davidson, formerly Helen. AJcorn of'Mason'City, arrived Friday with ' her infant daughter, Barbara Lee, from Detroit, Mich. They will visit at the home of Mrs. W.. H. McVickers, 323 Third street northeast. Mrs. Davidson is planning to make Mason City her home. --o-MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED TO COUPLES Marriage licenses have been issued here to Theodore Mandt, 59, Lake Mills, and Mary Talbott, 50, Mason City; Walter Merkel, 27, Klemme, and Frances Sandrey, 20, Goodell; and Thomas Harken, 28, Thornton, and CJara Meinders, 26, Meservey. Wilt Attend Ball. LIME SPRINGS--Miss Florence Thomas will motor to Cedar Hap- ids Friday to be the guest of her sister, -Miss Dorothy, at Vorhees Quadrangle over the week-end and will attend .the Coe college military ball Friday evening. S P E C I A L \ Short Time Only On 1937 RADIO Floor Samples These Are All New, Latest 1937 Model General Elcefric Radios. BUY NOW! SAVE! Garner Theater 'ON THE AVENUE" TO SHOW AT AV'ERY GARNER -- Dick Powell and Madeleine Carroll are teamed in :he newest Twentieth Century fox production, Irving Berlin's 'On the Avenue" coming to the Avery for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Six new song hits .by Berlin are written into this real- life romance set to music. "On the Avenue" opens with Miss. Carroll as a wealthy debutante, George Barbier as her.father .and -Alan Mowbray as an explorer entering a theater just as Dick Powell, Alice Faye and the Ritz Brothers stage a farcical burlesque oh the home life of the richest girl in the world, meaning Miss Carroll. They stalk out and Madeleine wrecks the Powell dressing-room and pulls the w i g ' from Miss Faye's head before she cools down. Later Dick and Madeleine fall in love but the demon of jealousy inspires Alice to place still-more caustic lines in the skit with disastrous effect. Berlin's melodies play a'novei and important part in bringing the pair to a thrilling, romantic and tuneful solution of their difficulties. left Goes to Prairie flu Chien. PHOTIVIN '-- Frank Stika, Jr. for Prairie du Chien, Wis.! where he will' take treatment. WILL LET THEM "SCRAP IT OUT" Officer Will Not Interfere in Mecca Week Feud at S. U. I. IOWA CITY, (/?)--Deputy Sherff Preston .Koser said Friday he did not think he would attempt to serve a writ of replevin on the engineering students who Thursday stole an electric sign "laws" irom the law commons as part of :he -Mecca week feud here. "I think we'll let them scrap it out amongst themselves," said the deputy sheriff this morning. The sign, now gleaming with green lights and painted with shamrocks, is on the roof of the engineering building. Engineers, with 60 dozen eggs as munitions and 30 dozen oranges as rations, entrenched themselves in the engineering building Thursday night for an all night vigil but no outbreaks flared anew. Deputy Sheriff Koser Thursday night tried unsuccessfully to serve the writ of replevin on the engineers. His attempts to .enter the engineering building were unsuccessful and he withdrew amid a volley of rotten eggs and tear gas aimed at 150 law students accompanying the deputy. Dean Francis M. Dawson o£ the college of engineering refused the writ, saying: "Nothing doing. I don't want the thing." Referee in Tournament. THOMPSON--Mr. and Mrs. N. K. Anderson left Thursday for Sioux Falls, S. Dak,, to visit their son, Harold. They will also accompany, their son to Mitchell where he is one of the referees at the South Dakota state high school basketball tournament Friday and Saturday. ' Earl S. Taylor Not Driver of Car That Broke Off Two Poles Earl Stanton Taylor, 738 Fourth street southwest, was not driving the car registered to him when U broke off two telephone poles in front of 931 Carolina avenue northeast at 2:30 o'clock Thursday morning as formerly reported. Lester Isch, 1437 Virginia avenue northeast, an attendant at the Texaco oil station operated by Taylor, was driving the car at the time of the accident. The mistake occurred because of the failure of tsch to report the accident to police and his part in the accident was not known until after an investigation had been made. OPPOSE F.B:S COURT SCHEME Majority of American Bar Association on Record Against Plan. CHICAGO, (ff)--A majority o£ the American Bar association's membership is on record in opposition to President Roosevelt's proposal "to authorize an increase in the number" of supreme court justices. In a mail referendum to determine the organization's official stand, 16,132 members voted against "the proposal to. authorize an increase in the number of justices of the supreme court" and 2,563 voted for it. The association's membership is 29,616. Justice Edward T. Fairchild of the Wisconsin supreme court and chairman of the board of elections, said 19,136 returns have been received of which 370 were voided because they lacked signatures. THREE TO SEE SUSPECT'S BODY Greemers Taken to SoutK Dakota;' Markword Is Exhumed. GARNER--Sheriff L. M. Brower and County. Attorney W. D. Daly, complying with State Agent Paul Gruber's request, left Garner Friday noon to take three members of the Eppo Gremmer family · from near Woden out to Millbank, S. Dak., where they will seek to identify a body exhumed there as that of Robert Markword, one of the suspects in the slaying of Jarnes Zrostlik. Markword and Claire Gibson were mentioned frequently in connection with the Zrostlik slaying. James Runyon has pleaded guilty tor participating in the slaying and has started a life sen-^ tence. Exhuming of Markword's body was considered as another step in every possible effort being made by authorities to clear up the Zrostlik slaying. ' - Ellis Named Teacher. OSAGE--Gordon Ellis of Sergeant's Bluffs will fill out the teaching term of Carl Myers, basketball coach and mathematics instructor at the local high school, who resigned. Mr. Ellis is completing his senior year at Iowa State Teachers college in Cedar Falls. His wife also has a teaching position. Goes to Iowa City. BRISTOW--Mrs. Jake Wessels, telephone operator here, went to Iowa City Wednesday "for examination and probably an operation. Her husband, Mr. Wessels, accompanied her, returning'home Wednesday night. 1,160,231 * · ·**j«*'-"*f i rt rti bough* Used Cars from Chevrolet Dealers _ M6 2,019,839 Buy where you II save GENERAL ELECTRIC THIS CONSOLE RADIO AT ...... 195 GENERAL ELECTRIC THIS $107.50 * RADIO AT . . . . « And Your Old Radio Think of Buying a General · Electric- Radio' at such a farge saving. Ten all-metal'tubes of General Electric make . /.horizontal tuning bar , ; . three wave bands . .. , with perfect reception guaranteed, PHONE 17 FOR E V E N I N G APPOINTMENT And Your Old Radio NOTE · · e Special Prices on All Qur G-E Floor Samples! These Radios Are Guaranteed in Every Way. TERMS · · · You don't need cash to buy one of these G-E radios-. . , Use..0ur Liberal Payment ' ' . . · · · Plan! Oirrie Van Hess #7 Buy from your CHEVROLET w USED CARS OF THE MOST OUTSTANDING QUALITY AND VALUE . i : ALL MAKES, ALL MODELS, INCLUDING MANY 1935-1936 CHEVROLETS . . . UNUSUALLY LOW PRICES! ifttt ' FORD FORDOJl SEDAN--Body nnd upholstery like new. For sale "with an OK that counts"--to the first lucky buyer at this lo\v price , a --tu [tic $195 1934 CHEVROLET MASTER COUPE --Grasp this opportunity to enjoy Chevrolet's famous beauty, performance and, economy at thts xinprccedcntcd low price $395 $295 ny s e r $395 J Q E M CHEVROLET MASTER COACH --Beautiful Dtico finish, Knee-Action wheels, restful Fisher body. Reduced $75 to , only' $400 JflSI CHEVROLET MASTER S E D A N -- Big, roomy, comfortable, depend' every * respect. 1 , , able. Like new Backed by "an OK that fr A T* f\ counts." A real barcain. - « K 4 . H l Special sale price of. only ** JTItMJ 1U33 PLYMOUTH SEDAN'--This car has been reduced $75--the lowest price at which we have ever been able to offer this model. Sold with "an OK that counts" 11:i5 C H E V R O L E T " S T A N D A R D COACH--It's famous six-cylinder en- cine has been tuned to deliver new- car performance. Its roomy Fisher body provides big-car riding case. A bargain at only .... JM CHEVROLET COACH -- Beautiful Duco finish. Knee-Action wheels, restful Fisher body. Reduced 575 to only . . . . JOHS FORD COUPE--Its appearance is very smart and- attractive.' Hurry. On sale for two days only at this remarkable price 39,14 CHEVROLET MASTER COACH --Beautiful Duco finish, Knee-Action wheels, restful Fisher rf^O/tr* · body. Reduced-$75 to JSjHh only . . , : . , , , ; ^** */ v 19J3 CHEVROLET MASTER COACH --Beautiful Duco finish, Knee-Ac- lion wheels, restful Fisher body. Reduced $75 t o . o n l y ,1033 PLYMOUTH SEDAN--This car has been reduced S73--the lowest price at which we have ever been able to offer Ibis model.. Sold with "an OK that counts" ,,:,... ism CHEVROLET M A S T E R SEDAN ·--Its tires, upholstery show no wear. Its motor has been carefully tuned and checked. Backed by "an OK that counts" '.. $325 BUY YOUR USED CAR FROM YOUR CHEVROLET DEALER FOR THESE REASONS 1 Your Chevrolet dealer has the fin«, ..... 2 Big volume enable, your Chevrolet dealer to K ,V C you faggjr value... .t lower p"^ 3 Chevrolet dealers employ the Wf, * , $345 appearance Lve.' Hurry. $295 :R COACH jice-Action $395 ;R COACH Knee-Ac: $475 --This car he lowest ever been $250 IMS TERRAPLANE SEDAN--R cyi. Completely reconditioned. Good tires. New brakes. Valves ground. Exceptionally clc Only , . . , . , , , . , lim FORD TUDOR-- In excellent condition--mechanically and in appearance. Reduced from $365 lo only , , loss FORD V-R TUDOR--Looks and runs like new. Low mileage. Good tires. Absolutely backed by our 1 OK that counts. Don't miss this one. Only $395 low prices. We have an exceptionally nice selection of 1929, 1930 and 1931 Fords and Chevrolets irom $295 l!);lfi INTERNATIONAL, PICKUP. Long wheel base, 7 ft, body. Exceptional good condition. New non-skid tires on rear. Huns tf* yf *7 P* perfect. A very popular .S / t model for only t ***~ * ** ID!W CHEVROLET--Lonc wheel base. Dual wheels. Truck 10 ply tires. Overload springs. This truck is iti first class mechanical condition. Buy it and put it ta work. 37 license. 1031 CHEVROLET MASTER COUPE --Original Duco finish, clean upholstery, tires that show little wear. Thoroughly reconditioned and hacked by "an OK that counts," Completely equipped. A real bargain. Special sale price $75 up We also have a nice selection of cheaper cars that will jrivc a lot of Dependable Transportation for as little as ........ ID*.- FORD V-8 SEDAN' D E L I V K H V --Nice, clean job. If you want a delivery unit you can own this one, worth the money $445 $25 They are selling fast. ruck is let $450 1!;»i CHEVROLET D E L U X E TOWN SEDAN--Very low mileage. Exceptionally clean. Used by original owners. The only way you could get a better car than this one d* [* fk C wmild.jM Lj to buy a new 3)iif J) The Chevrolets are coming again. We are getting a lot of new cars in now so naturally we are talcing in a lot of good Used Cars that we have to sell. Listed here are just a few of our many bargains. We have lots of other models which \ve are offering at correspondingly COME IN ... SEE THEM . . . TODAY! S. R. Chevrolet Co., Inc. Open Evenings or»d Sunday NORTH IOWA'S LEADING AUTOMOBILE DEALER MASON CITY, IOWA We Trade -- Easy Terms 'iSj:az^JX3sri!ratt'*si!mBB»vz!H^^ _·· · 'L"^j^:Srtr 5 ^''°'^°5:^?5:~^ _ ...-i...uuiii)..»i« l u«Bngi

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