The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 24, 1939 · Page 13
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 13

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, March 24, 1939
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FRIDAY, MAHCH 24, 1S39 Mason City's Calendar March 23-25--Annual convention of the north central division of Iowa State Teachers association in Mason City. March 24-April 3--School spring vacation. March 37--Mason City to elect three councilmen. March 28-31--Globe-Gazette cooking school, high school auditorium, March 29-31--North Iowa building and home furnishings show, high school gymnasium. March 30--Veterans of Foreign Wars annual stag membership dinner. 'April 2--"Seven .Last .Words .of Christ" by Dubois, 7:30 o'clock, St. John's Episcopal church. Exchange Members Prepare for CVDCOT o nnn Yn* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * CArhliT 6,000 TO Fire Substation, Water Tower on Display SEE EXHIBITS IN H. S, GYMNASIUM Here in Mason City Stop at June Johnny, C. lake. Wanted: S a l e s l a d i e s . Apply Style Shoppe. Mrs. V. E. Wicks was called to Fort Dodge Thursday upon the death of her father, E. T. Stake. Dr. Wicks will join her Sunday for the funeral services. Dr. Horace Beemer, Foresters Bldg. Cis-Rets, handy spot, all good brands. Flavo Shop. The L. I/. Wilson family presented a program of music and dancing for old and young at the 1. O. 0. P. home Thursday evening. Members o£ the family performed on electric guitar and piano accordions and presented tap dancing and acrobatic stunts. Be sure, INSURE wiih Homey Realty Co., Phone 584. Two floor shows ntehtly, 10 p. m. and I a. m., at Clear Lake Golf club. Cuisine by Clint Ashford, Southland chef. Townsend club No. 1 officers and members will go to Dougherty Saturday evening to complete organization of a club there. Plans are being made for the appearance here March 31 of Miss Roberta Schmaele, Garden City, Kans., who is giving a series of lectures for the Townsend organization. Insist on Shepard Abstracts. 502508 Foresters Bldg. Ph. 284, Birth certificates been filed for Mary Kay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Paul Berner, 167 Crescent drive, born Feb. 22; Karen Huth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Troester, 28 Ninth street northwest, born Feb 21; Beverly Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bobbins, West Haven, born Feb. 19; Murray 1 Hamilton, son of Mr. and Mrs Murray Finley, 116 Louisiana avenue southeast, born Feb. 19, and Katherine Sue, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bauer, route 2, Mason City, born Feb. 17. Lyflia Darrah chocolates. This grand confection 60c Ib 2 Ibs $1.00. Flavo Shop, 12 - 1st S. E At Hospitals Miss Korsie Askelson, 1643 President avenue northwest, was admitted to the Park hospital Thursday for a minor operation. Alfred Swanson, North-wood, was dismissed from the Park hospital Thursday following a minor operation. Robert Dale Inman, 124 Eleventh street southwest, was dismissed from the Park hospital Thursday following a minor oper ation. Baptist Youth at Cedar Falls Meeting Several youth of the First Baptist church left Friday afternoon for Cedar Falls where they will attend the district No. 3 rally of Iowa Baptist Youth. Those attending were the president of the local group, Lewis Cummings: Eileen Madigan, Betty Sweet, Eleanor Lewis, Marvyl MacFarJin and Warren Brown. More expect to go Saturday with their sponsors, Ruby Johannsen and L u t h e r Hod gin. Dr. E. M. Eubank of Kansas City, Mo., and Shanghai, China, will be the principal speaker. At the banquet Saturday night, the Hev. Grant Anderson, pastor of the First Baptist church. Cedar Rapids, will speak. The meetings will be held in the First Baptist church. Cedar Falls, the Rev. Clark E. Crowell, pastor. The Rev. J. Lee Lewis, pastor of the First Baptist church. Mason City, and Mrs. Hugh Magncr will each take a carload to Cedar Falls. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE 13 Show Open Afternoons and Evenings From Wednesday to Friday Starting Friday evening the Ma;on City high school gymnasium will become a beehive of activity is members o£ the North Iowa Builders exchange begin putting the hall in order for the sixth annual building and home furnishings show which opens Wednesday. Covering of the floor with two layers of paper will take place Friday evening. A committee headed by John Moen will work Saturday putting up the framework for the 27 booths and from Monday to Wednesday the 30 exhibitors will be busy arranging their displays. Vanguard of the more than 6,000 persons who are expected to see the show will begin to go through the doors at 1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. The doors will be open from 1 to 9:30 o'clock Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Hope for Good Weather Given weather comparable to this week the attendance is' expected to set a new record. Last year 5,593 persons registered despite a snow storm on the second day and other unco-operative demonstrations by the weather. The attendance figures for the first five years reveal the growing interest of North Iowa's citizens in the annual preview of building and furnishing styles: 1934, 2,200. 1935, 2,863. 1936, 2,368. 1937, 5,300. 1938, 5,593. In addition to the exhibits entertainment will be offered by the Joe Power' string ensemble. Chairman of the committee in charge of the event is Jay Tubbesing with Harry D. Makeever, John Moen and Emil Koerber as assistants. 30 Exhibitors Listed The exhibitors will include the Currie-Van Ness company, Mier Wolf and Sons, the Fetersen Roofing and Supply company, the Hay E. Pauley company, the United Home Bank and Trust company, the Mason City Builders Supply company, the First National bank, the People's Gas and Electric company. The Northwestern States Portland Cement company, the Ideal Sand and Gravel company, the Mid-West Roofing company, the City of Mason City, the Mason City Brick and Tile company, the Cerro Gordo Maytag company, Kemble's Greenhouse, R. S. Shepherd Paint and "Wallpaper, Damon's, Inc. The Mason City Millwork company, B R Builders supply. Colonial furnace, the Anderson Lumber company, Montgomery Ward and company, L. D. Beckett, the Cowan Insulating company, the Wagner Coal company, J. H. Marston, the Fullerton Lumber company, the L. A. Moore Lumber company, the Northern Lumber company and the L. A. Page Lumber company. C. Zeidler Rites Held at Rockwell Funeral services for Christian Zeidler, 84, who died at Rockwell Monday morning following an illness of about a month, were held at the.residcnce at Rockwell Wednesday afternoon, with the Rev. Alec Russell of Gilbert in charge, assisted by the Rev. Mr. Marsh of the Congregational church of Rockwell- Mrs. J. C. Kaiser furnished music. Attending the services were John Zeidler, and Mr. and Mrs. Jess Calvert, Milwaukee, Wis., George Troeger, Waukesha, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. John Barth, and Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Messerschmidt, and John Jesmore, Marble Rock. Pallbearers were John -Wike, Fred Nelson, J. C. Mikkelson, Elvin Moorehead, Ernest Witte and Grant Peterson. Burial was the Rockwell cemetery. at Barbara Jean Baker Services Saturday Barbara Jean Baker. 3 months - - - -·-- old daughter and only child of were \vell forgotten. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Baker Cen- · tral Heights, died Thursday eve- H^,-! AL^ i~ rung at a local hospital. UaVlCl UlSOH IO Funeral services will be held at the Patterson funeral home Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with the Rev. William Galbreth, associate pastor of the First Methodist church, in charge. Burial will be in Memorial Park. R O O P I N C WE'LL SAVE YOU MONEY Let Us Show You Everlox Shingles Free Estimates V,K.TM PHONE 3830 OR WRITE US Sherman Roofing 8 Siding Co. 3 South Louisiana Avenue Mason City, Iowa Annual Building Show Pugnacious Sparrows FIGHT Reflections in Shiny Hub Cap of Auto MARY K. ROWLEY DIES IN HOSPITAL Funeral Rites to be Held at Holy Family Church Saturday Mary Katherine Rowley, 78, *·»" uiras were discovered died at a local hospital at 5 o'clock Thursday morning attacking their "Vriftav nnnvnincr -fr\\ In-,-, rlnrr ,,« ill T*pf Ip^f ir»n t* \*i tV.« ~t ».ui. » i. Friday morning following an illness of 4 days. She had been in failing health for the past year. 'Mrs. Rowley was born Jan. 14, 1861, in Indiana, and had been a resident of Mason City for tho past 35 years. Surviving Mrs. Howley are three daughters, Mrs. Ora B. McCorkindale, 421 Fifteenth street northwest, with whom she made her home, Mrs. Edwin S c h o d e r , Pueblo, Colo., and Mrs. James Jagger, Phoenix, Aliz., and one son, John Billings, Pueblo, Colo., and one sister, Mrs. Ruth Twilliger, Whitebird, Idaho, and brothers, Lon Tigman, ,,_.,,,, Lake, Minn., and Chance Pigman, Granada, Minn., and five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Holy Family Catholic church at 9 o'clock Saturday morning with Father R. P. Murphy in charge. Burial will be at the St. Joseph's Catholic cemetery. The rosary will be said at the Patterson funeral home Friday morning at 8 o'clock. SIDELIGHTS OF CONVENTION An unofficial welcoming committee was on hand early Thursday in the form of the swarm o£ book salesmen at the Hotel Hanford. Despite the close competition in the trade, the salesmen seemed to get along in friendly fashion, even in bridge games. * * * The spring weather brought out a pre-Easter fashion parade in hats at the banquet Thursday evening. Bonnets of all shapes and colors bobbed around in the large throng of teachers. Veils seemed to dominate the fashion show. » * » The Mason City Chamber of Commerce glee club did a good job of furnishing the male part of the teachers' dance at the Hotel Hanford Thursday night In a few minutes after the orchestra hit the first tune, "wallflowers" were few and far between. * * * Many an ankle ached and many a back was sore Friday morning as painful reminders of the packed dance floor at the teachers' reception Thursday night. Dancers literally had to fight their way around the floor. Despite the sardine effect, several of the staid schoolma-ams were seen swinging mean ankle and the three R's £ at Eventide Fellowship David Olson will be the speaker at the Eventide Fellowship, older young people's group of the First Presbyterian church, Sunday evening. Following a social hour beginning at 5:45, cafeteria supper will be served. Mr, Okon will show pictures of a recent trip through Norway and Sweden. To accommodate those desiring to see the pictures the meeting will be open to the public at 7 o'clock in the church par- Jor. Graceanne Cnenoweth is president of the group. Dismissal will be at 8 o'clock. Partisan: One who gets his ideas from others in his crowd and doubts the honesty of the encyclopedia that disagrees with him.-- Dubutiuc Telegraph-Herald. Two pugnacious sparrows have been providing entertainment for workers at the Chicago, Great Western offices at First street and Monroe avenue northwest. The birds were discovered reflections in the right rear hub cap of the parked auto owned by C. R. Seel, chief clerk to the division freight and passenger agent. When the hub cap was covered with a cardboard during the afternoon they moved to the front wheel and continued their battle with the shining metal. Friday morning when Mr. Seel came to work he parked the car in the same place and the birds returned to the rear wheel. Immanuel Leaguers Heron Are Given Talk on Travels in Norway Immanuel Luther league met in the church parlors for its monthly session, opening the program with the singing of hymns. Ethel Wall- skog gave Scripture reading and prayer. Eunice Anderson, president, introduced David Olson who recent- J y returned from Norway. Mr. Olson talked on Norway, calling it a dreamland and describing the midnight sun. He said that farming is the main occupation in Norway. Mr. Olson spoke briefly of Denmark which he also visited He showed motion pictures he had taken of the Laps, the Land of the Midnight Sun and Denmark. During the business meeting Ebba Olson, Ethel Wallskog and Mercedes Balek were appointed to arrange a future program. The meeting was concluded with benediction. Refreshments were served by Ethel, Elaine and Albert Wallskog and Ellen and Melford Newberg. Contented Cows LAUREL, Neb^ (#)_ James Sutherland installed a radio in his dairy barns and he turns it on every day at milking time. The musically contented bossies don't kick over the milk pails anymore which more than pays for the expense of the radio, Sutherland says. SEVEN IN LOCAL POLICE COURT Two Fined;" Others Forfeit Bonds on Intoxication Charges Walter "Dutch" Heilman, transient, was fined $25 and costs by Police Judge Morris Laird Friday on a charge of intoxication. Heilman was arrested by police at 11:25 o'clock Thursday night. Robert Graham, Clear Lake, was fined- $10 and costs on a similar charge. He was arrested at 1:20 o'clock Friday morning al Eighth street and South Federal avenue. Three Forfeit John Mooberrv, Greene; Ear' Theiman, Marble Rock, and Ralph J. Wright, Orchard, each forfeited bonds of $10 posted when arrested on charges of intoxication. Mooberry and Theiman were arrested at 3:15 o'clock Friday morning between Seventeenth and Eighteenth streets on North Federal avenue. Wright was arrested at 211 South Federal avenue at 7:35 o'clock Thursday night. Forfeits Bond June Tevis, 410", Second street southwest, forfeited a $10 bond posted when arrested at 7:IC o'clock Thursday night at 341 South Federal avenue on a charge of intoxication. Sam Paul, Sheffield, forfeited a $10 bond posted when arrested on a charge of speeding. Paul was arrested at 2:35 o'clock Friday morning at Twenty-seventh stree' and South Federal avenue. He was alleged to have been driving 5( miles an hour. Lombard Sends Gable Frilly Ballet Skirt GARNER--A Irilly ballet skir and a new pair of number 11-C ballet slippers was Carole Lombard's gift to Clark Gable when production started on "Idiot's Delight," hit picture opening Sunday at the Avery. Lombard sent the gift to "Rib" Gable, who plays the role of a vaudeville hoofer ii the film which runs March 26. 2 and 28. PLAN YOUR HOME! at the BUILDING and HOME FURNISHINGS SHOW High School Gym March 29-30-31 Be Sure to Attend Every Day. You'll Enjoy It! PLANS MADE TO BRING SCOUTING TO MORE BOYS Executive Board of Winnebago Council Holds Meeting Plans for bringing scouting to nore boys in the Winnebago louncil were made at the quarterly meeting of the executive board held m the board of education rooms in the school administration building in Mason City Thursday Although there has been a 21 per cent gain in membership in the council duing the past year bringing the total membership to 1,110 boys now registered, plans are being made to provide more troops so that a larger number of boys may have an opportunity to Become scouts. Halph Lloyd Jones, chairman of organization and extension, in presenting this part of the scout program to the members o£ the executive board, stated that it should be the goal of each district committee to provide scouting n at least every community in its district which has a population of 500 or more. Plan Summer Session Plans were also made for the summer sessions at Camp Roosevelt. In order that more troops may attend camp, the deadline within which to qualify for fee reductions was moved from March 31 to April 15. According to M. C. Lawson. chairman of camping, this will make it possible for a larger number of boys to attend camp this summer. Mr. Lawson also told of the camporees which will be held in each district early in the summer and he spoke of the merit badge shows which will be given m Charles City on April 22 and m Mason City on May 13.. A report on leadership training made by E. W. Lilley, showed that Den Chief training courses had been given in Mason City and Charles City that a first aid training course is now being conducted m Marble Hock and that training courses in Charles City, Mason City and other parts of the council are being contemplated in the near future. Troops Qualify Mr. Heneman, council president announced that the following troops had qualified for the honor troop trail for the past year Troops 3, 13 and 21 of Mason City 71 and 72 of Charles City: 20 Manly; 36, Osage; 18, Forest City 44, Lake Mills; 57, Hampton- 16 Belmond and 17, Clear Lake. Other committee reports included that of Health and Safety Dr. Draper Long, chairman- awards, the Rev. William Gal- bretli, chairman and finance, W B. Kime, chairman. Twenty-four board members f r o m Worthwood, Plymouth Hampton, Allison, Charles City, Clear Lake. .Nora Springs as we]' as Mason City were in attendant at the meeting. F. C. Heneman council president, presided at the meeting. Graduates to Hear Ryan Laundry Delivered 49 Years CLEVELAND, Ohio, (U.R)--Frank Friedel, who has been delivering and collecting laundry lor 4D years in this city without an interruption, stil! serves 13 of his original customers. Livergood Bros. WATCHES - DIAMONDS EXPERT WATCH REPAIRING DIAMOND SETTING Prof. J. P. Ryan, head of the department of speech at Grinnell college, will be the speaker at graduation exercises June 1 for the Mason City high school class of 1939, Principal James Kae announced Friday. MARY LAPINER, 76, SUCCUMBS Rites for Mother of Mason Cityans to be Sunday in New York Mary Lapiner, 76, mother of Nate Lapiner and Mrs. Max Sigman, Mason City, died at her home in New York Friday morning, according to word received here, Mr. Lapiner and his sister, Mrs Sigman left Friday noon for New York to attend the services which will be held Sunday. Surviving Mrs. Lapiner are her two children of Mason City anc another daughter, Mrs. Davit Fishbach, New York, and 1 grandchildren. Manager of Greene Store Transferred GREENE--Frank Holt, former local manager of the local Diamond store will be transferred t another of their stores as a pro motion. Carl Steelhorn of Hampton ha taken over the local managemen and will move his family here as soon as suitable housing accommodations can be found. Mr. Holt and family will m to his new location as soon as he is established and living quarters procured. COSTUME JEWELRY $1.00 BLANCHARD'S 3 West State NATIONAL GUARD INSPECTIONS TO START APRIL 17 Three Companies Get Orders for Annual Event Commanding officers of Mason City's three national guard organizations received orders Friday that the annual federal arm- Jry inspection of their units will ae conducted on April 17, 18 and 19. The inspecting officer will be Major C. H. Bragg of Mankato, Minn., a regular army instructor on duty with the Minnesota national guard. Property, records and the condition of the armory will be inspected by Major Bragg during the afternoons, and the personnel of the three companies will be inspected during the evenings. The evening inspections which the public is invited to attend will include demonstrations of the various phases of training conducted during the year. Company officers pointed out that this annual inspection is the most important event in the armory training year, and that all members are required to be present. Orders have also been received covering the annual field training of the 67th Infantry Brigade, o£ which the local units are a part which will be held at Camp Dodge, near Des Moines, from June 11 to 25. These orders provide that recruits cannot be accepted for enlistment within 60 days of the opening o£ the encampment and company commanders state ihat a few vacancies exist in each organization which they are desirous of filling with eligible young men over 18 years of age, prior to April 11. Enlistments are accepted at the armory on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening of each week. Mrs. Roy Ellis of " Nora Springs Feted NORA SPRINGS -- Mrs. Roy Mils was honored by members of the Delta Dek club with a linen shower at the home of Miss Hilda Anderson with Mrs. Valada De Thronson as co-hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Foster al=o honored Mrs. Ellis with a bridge party consisting of members of the school faculty. A wedding gift was presented to Mrs. Ellis. Phone 396 FOR PROMPT EFFICIENT DRY CLEANING Mason City Dyers Cleaners 1401 No. Federal Ave. N O T I C E ! EAST SIDE BILLS WERE DUE MARCH 1st · All properties with unpaid bills are subject fo having service shut off without further notice after March 25th. Mason City Water Department POLITICAL ADVERTISEME.VI ADVERTISEMENT TO THE VOTERS We Say "Water is Too Expensive in Mason City" -- "Water Rates Must Be Reduced WILLIAM BUCK JAKE DOUGLAS VIRGIL SHOOK Vote For These Three for Councilmen THE PEOPLES' TICKET STANDS FORi 1. REDUCTION IN WATER RATES. 2. A MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. 3. HONESTY AND EFFICIENCY IN GOVERNMENT. 4. LOCAL LABOR ON LOCAL PROJECTS. 5. ADEQUATE PLAYGROUND FACILITIES FOR CHILDREN. 3- ?,^ ER DISTRI BUTION OF BUSINESS AND EMPLOY- ill fi iN i . ^,^ TS AND PRIVILEGES FOR ALL PEOPLE IN Vote 'er Straight For Good Government VOTE BUCK - DOUGLAS and SHOOK Be Sure to Vote for These Three Monday!

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