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April 23, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 12

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 23 Ml * 936 TWELVE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 23 Ml 1S36 ___ -- ' YOUTH PUTS OUT FIRE AS SMOKEJROLLS FROM FARM JTOME BLAZE DESTROYS PART OF ROOM Avery Beir, Goodell, Unable to Get to Phone Because of Smoke. GOODEULi--When Avery Beir, IS, came to his home Wednesday afternoon while his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Beir, were away, smoke was issuing from the house in such quantities that he could not enter it to get to the telephone and call help. He seized two pails and began carrying water from the pump several yards away and after a strenuous hour had put out the flames. Part of the kitchen, where the fire originated from sparks from the stove, was destroyed, including the floor and some of the walls. All of the furniture in the house was damaged by smoke. A thermometer which registers as high as 220 degrees on the far side of the room where the fire started, burst from the head. The Beir residence is 2 miles east of Goodell. Dog Poisoner Hunted. · WEBSTER CITY, (JP)--Webster City pet owners are ready to demand the fullest penalty of the law- in punishing dog poisoners; Within a week a half dozen dogs have been killed, and County Attorney Louis Macgoey has warned that a 5 year term in prison awaits anyone convicted of poisoning animals. Will Be 74 Years of Age. RUDD--Mrs. John Steffler will be 74 years old Saturday. She was born in Germany April 25, 1862 and came to America in 1883. In 1891 Jersey Sleuth's Son This recent picture shows Ellis Parker, Jr., Son of famous Burlington county, N. J., detective, young Parker's name has been mentioned prominently in connection with the Brooklyn, N. Y., investigation into the kidnaping- of Paul Wendel. (Central Press Photo) she moved to a farm two miles cas of Rudd which she still owns. Sh is at present in the Deaconess hos pital, room 321, at Marshalltown where she had a cataract removec from her eye. :-: HERE AND- THERE :-: Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Visit at Boone. LATIMER--Mrs. J. F. Martin and ielen were visitors at the Mrs. Harold Gustafson home at Bbone. Hostess to Aid Society. GORDONSVILLE, Minn.--Mrs. C. McQuatters entertained the Ladies aid at her home south of town Thursday afternoon. Will Leave for Wisconsin. HANLONTOWN--Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Ronglin plan to leave Saturday for Eau Claire, Wis.. to visit .heir parents over the week-end. Mrs. Ronglin's mother suffered a stroke of apoplexy 10 days ago. Suffers Broken Leg. NORA SPRINGS--Bobby Ritze 'ell while playing on the floor and uroke his leg in two places above ihe knee. He is being cared for at home. Leave for Los Angeles. WHITTEMORE--Mr. and Mrs. Nick Semon, Mr. and Mrs. James Hogan and son, Stanley, left by motor for Los Angeles, Cal., to visit Mrs. Semen's brother, John Eberhart, who suffered a stroke some time ago. Goes to Rockwell City. LATIMER--Richard Martin and Wendell Hicks have gone to Rockwell City where Mr. Martin will operate an I. G. A. Mr. Hicks plans to work for Mr. Martin. Plans are being made to open in the very near future: Home From Hospital. KANAWHA--Duaine Jordanger, 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jordanger, who has been seriously 'ill at the Lutheran hospital at Hampton for the past week from bronchial pneumonia, returned to his home Wednesday morning. His condition is much improved. WE'RE GETTING CARS READY FOR SPRING R IGHTNOWWE:RE SET to drain out winter oil that may be thinned fay crankcase dilution... and to replace it with the corretit grade of summer Mobiloil. Millions of motorists are saving money ·with Mobiloil. It lasts longer and keeps their repair bills down. We'll also give your car complete summer service for radiator, gears, chassis-hand you back a car that's 100% protected for safe, hot-weather driving. Stop today where you see the Sign of the Red Gargoyle or Flying Red Horse. Mobiloil COMPLETE SPRING SERVICE SAVES YOU MONEY 1 CHANGE tothecorrect 3 CLEAN RADIATOR with grade of clean summer Mobil Radiator Flush. Mobiloil shown on the Protect it against rust famous Mobiloil Chart, with Mobil Hydrotone. 2 REPLACE thin winter 4 LUBRICATE chassis to gear oil with the proper prevent summer wear, grade of Mobiloil Gear Mobilubrication pro- Oil for summer driving, tccts every part. R. C. BECKMAN, SOCONY-VACUUM AGENT, MASON CITY, IOWA STOP AT THE FRIENDLY MOBILGAS OR MOBILOIL DEALER NEAREST YOU CARTERS VILLE-Cartersville Supply Co. HANFORD--C. C. Carle LITTLE CEDAR-Little Cedar Garage MASON CITY-Raymond C. Beckman MASON CITY--Delbcrt McCain MASON CITY--Leo Donnelly MASON CITY--S. R. Garage MASON CITY--Bert Theiderman NORTHWOOD--S. L. Mnrvick ROCKWELL--Ed Calahnn ROCKWELL--A. R. Flnlnyson ROCKWELL--Leo McEvoy THORNTON--Thornton Auto Co. To Attend Session FOREST CITY---Among the state officers that will attend the eighth district Legion and auxiliary conference at Forest City May 5 is K. 3. "Skin" Laird, department adjutant. The auxiliary will hold an all day meeting and the Legion will have an afternoon meeting. Both groups will join in a banquet and dance in the evening. Visit in Minneapolis. POPEJOY -- Fred Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Martin came "rom Minneapolis, Saturday for a ew days' visit at the J. B. Johnson and J. A. Hammitt homes. Mrs. fohnson, Bobby and Jo Ann, who iad spent 10 days here, accompan- ed them home. Returns to Chicago. DOUGHERTY--Danial Doughery returned to Chicago Sunday af- er spending a week at his home, laving been called here by the serous illness of his father, D. J. Dougherty. Returns From Storm Lake. GREENE -- Mr. and Mrs. Fred trickier brought her mother, Mrs. Augusta Kahuda from Storm Lake, vhere she spent the winter months rith the Strickler family. Home From California. DOUGHERTY -- Mr. and Mrs. rank Marzen and children, Mar- ella.and Kenneth, returned Monday rom Hunnington Park, Cal., where aey have been visiting relatives or the past four months. Caucus to Be Friday. CHAPIN--All republicans of Ross ownship have been invited to be resent at the republican caucus neeting in Chapin Friday evening t 8 o'clock. Daughter Is Born. GARNER--Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Meyers are the parents of a daugh- er, weighing 7% pounds born Wednesday in their home near St. fohn's Lutheran church. Leaves for Jamestown. PRQTIVrN--Miss Irene Kubik eft for a couple months visit in Jamestown, N. Dak., with relatives. Return From Funeral. ACKLEY--Mr. and Mrs. Henry Peters, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Amman returned' Tuesday evening from Winslow, HI., where they attended Monday the funeral of a relative, Mrs. Henry Rohde, S3. Mr. and Mrs. Will Abrams, Mrs. Fred Wiarda and son Darwin also attended the funeral returning Monday night. Called to Indiana. ROCK FALLS--Mr. and Mrs. Earl Jenkins were called to Indiana due to the death, of Mrs. Jenkins' sister and the serious illness of another. Births Are Reported. GARNER--Mr. and Mrs. Leon Goll are the parents of a son born Monday' in the home of Mr. Goll's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Goll. A daughter was born Tuesday to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Boland in their home here. The baby weighed 9 pounds. They have one other child, a daughter. Bride-to-Be Honored. MITCHELL--Misses Helen Klinger and Hene Lane sponsored a miscellaneous shower at the home of the former, honoring the approaching marriage of Miss Dorothy Toms to Albian Decklever. Visitor From Columbia, DOUGHERTY -- Francis Breen, who is attending Columbia college at Dubuque, spent Saturday and Sunday at the home of his mother, Mrs. Ella Breen. Mrs. Tibbitts Entertains. ROCK FALLS--Mrs. George Tibbitts entertained members of the Ladies Aid society at a social meet, ing at her home west of town Wednesday afternoon. Visit at Minneapolis. RAKE--Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lund, Constance and Randall and A. A. Rake visited relatives at Minneapolis Tuesday and Wednesday. Visitors From Des Moines. BRISTOW--Mr. and Mrs. Dring D. Needham and two daughters of Des Moines, visited Mr. Needham's mother, Mrs. Anna Needham, the first of the week. Graves Will Be Marked. NORTHWOOD--Bronze markers for graves of deceased members of the local D. A. R. chapter will be installed under supervision of the chapter as a result of action taken at the Aprir meeting of the group held Monday evening at the home of Mrs. E. A. Prehm. The grave of Mrs. Helen Hinman Dwclle. for whom the local chapter was named, but who was a member of the chapter at Boone, Iowa, at her death, will also be marked. Mrs. Dwclle was a granddaughter of the revolution. Sixth Child Born. BEILMOND--Born Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. Vere Jenispn, a 7 pound daughter. This is their sixth child. Guests From Vinton. ROCK FALLS--Mr. and Mrs. John Ryan and son of Vinton were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Everett White. Mr. and Mrs. Ryan are instructors in the Iowa school for the blind. Will Pay $33,245. DES MOINES, (.T)--The state liquor commission prepared to pay the state board of assessment and review $33,245 in retail sales taxes on liquor sold at state stores the first three months of this year. Condition Much Improved. KANAWHA -- The Rev. E. A. Briggs, Dave Duncan and Miss Nellie Duncan visited Duaine Jordanger at the Lutheran hospital at Hampton Saturday. He has been seriously il! from bronchial pneumonia and flu but his condition is much improved. Win Prizes in Cards. GARNER -- The Catholic young people's club held a card party Monday night at the C. D. of A. hall. Bridge and 500 was played at 15 tables. Mrs. Charles F. Mcrten and Walter S. Pritchard won high score in bridge. Florence Jacobs and Joe Steinberg won high at 500. Will Discuss Cadman. OSAGE--The music department of the Osage Woman's club will meet Wednesday evening in the rest room of the library building. Mrs. Ella Crosby will read a paper on "The Life and Works of Charles Wakefield Cadman." Music will be furnished by Mrs. O. C. Myhre. There will also be a question box. Plan Child Health Day. RUDD -- The American Legion Auxiliary met Monday evening at the Dr. H. A. Dockstader home. Plans were made for a Child Health day party for the Legion children Friday evening, May 1. Are Parents of Son. THOMPSON--Born to Mr. and Mrs. Irving Johnson a son weighing 9 pounds Tuesday morning at their home one mile south of Thompson. This is their first child. Home From Hospital. DOUGHERTY--Mrs. R. E. Rollier returned from the Mercy hospital in Mason City Sunday where she has been a patient for three weeks. Guests From Des Moines. KANAWHA--Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ersland and family, Ted Stevens and Miss Jean Hartwig of Des Moines, spent Sunday at the home of Mrs. R. H. Hartwig, where they visited with Jean's grandmother, Mrs. Hartwig ana with Mr. and Mrs. Ersland's daughters, Marian and lo- lita. They were dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Blomgren in the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Ersland formerly lived in Kanawha. Leaves for Kansas. KANAWHA--The Rev. E. A. Briggs left Sunday evening for Syracuse, Kans., where he will assist a classmate of his with nightly services for several nights. Mr Briggs is pastor of the Methodist church in Kanawha. Leave for Ohio. CLARKSVTLLE--The Rev. -Mrs. R. B. Fisher left for Medina Ohio, Monday morning to visit rela tives and on a business trip. Thej are having her parental home whic; was badly damaged by fire las year, reconstructed. They will b gone about two weeks. 160 SCHOOLS IN MUSIC FESTIVAL Mason City Has Largest Number of Entrants in Music Contest. IOWA CITY--One hundred sixty schools from 153 cities and towns have qualified musicians for the state high school music festival at the University of Iowa next week. This constitutes a new record for number of qualifying schools, it was reported Tuesday by university officials. The former record of 145 schools was set last year. Expect 6,000 Pupils. Actual number of contestants will not be definitely known until entries close later in the week, but the number is expected to exceed 6,000, about 700 more than the record total of a year ago. Total number of groups and solo- sts eligible for the festival is 504, another record. They qualified by winning superior rating in sub-dis- rict and district contests. Mason City Leads. Mason City leads all contestants with entrants in 18 of the 34 events. In second place is West Waterloo, A; and third is Iowa City, 13. Le Mars and Central of Sioux City qualified 12 each, Lincoln of Council Bluffs, Sigourney. and Burlington, 11; and East Waterloo and lenterv'ille, 10. Other schools which qualified more than five are: Creston, East and Roosevelt, Des Moines; Shenandoah, East Sioux City, and Washington 9; Logan, 8; Charles City, Cresco, Northwood, 7; Knoxville, Marshalltown, Mount Ayr, Nevada, Onawa, Orange City, Dubuque, Eagle Grove, and Hawarden, 6. Several Projects at Iowa Falls Are Under Way; Many Given Jobs IOWA FALLS--The Green Construction company of Des Moines started work on the overhead bridge over the Rock Island tracks on highways 65 and 20 north of Iowa Falls. Although an open crossing without any obstructions to the dew the spot has a state wide repu- ;ation for its annual quota of accidents and deaths. The crossing will fill a long felt need in averting accidents at "dead man's crossing." Tifty per cent of the labor on this roject is furnished by Hardin coun- 'y and fifty per cent by Franklin county, since the highway is on the county line. The Clark Construction. company of Sioux City is now operating at rlubbard on the grading contract at the overhead bridge being built over the North Western tracks at Hubbard. The Clark company has sublet the contract from the Quackenbush company. Christenson brothers of Sioux City, who have the culvert and bridge contract on highway 175 west of Hubbard started work this week with an estimated force of 50 men. This project calls for 60 per Know Your State A Fact a Day About lowayl Transportation of Iowa school children to and from classes during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1935, cost the districts ?1,469,357, Miss Agnes gamuelson, state superintendent of public instruction, announced. Thus the transportation cost for 52,455 youngsters was S24.71 each for the period. Will Complete Improvements. JOICE--The repair work at the Bcthania church will soon be completed. An indoor stairway has been made from the basement and an extra cloak room off the kitchen has been added and the cistern has been cleaned and repaired. The work has taken several weeks. DICKINSON WILL TALK AT ACKLEY Inter-City Rotary Meeting; Will Be Held May 7 ; for Clubs. ACKLEY--The Ackley Rotary club will hold an Inter-City meeting' at the M. M. clubrooms on Thursday, May 7, opening with a. 6:30 p. m., dinner at which Senator L. J. Dickinson will be present to give an address on "The United States Constitution. 1 ' Invitation will be extended clubs from a number of other cities. Senator Dickinson's final-ac- x ceptance to the invitation was received by the local club by wire; Tuesday from Washington. cent of labor from Hamilton county and 40 per cent from Hardin county. The Lowe Construction company of Des Moines expects to start grading work on this highway soon with the same labor setup. Visitor From Kansas City. CHAPIN--Elmer Rowe of Kansas City Mo., has been a recent visitor at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Rowe. NEWEST STRAWS and PASTEL FELTS LOVELY NEW BRIMS LUSCIOUS COLORS Buy Them Now and Wear Far Into the Summer Of Higher Priced Millinery Formerly $1.98 to $5 "DRYAD" by BRADLEY DRYAD--light weight and comfortable, this two-piece Bradley, knit of fine, zephyr worsted is the perfect tailored dress for Spring. Interesting double roll collar, pockets set piquantly aslant, under a soft suede belt. For the rustic touch so popular this Spring -- a fascinating miniature latch- pin and lock of wood at the collar and belt. In a parade of the newest English Spring colors. $16-95 Advance Showing of Bradley Sportswear for Summer by Mr. Howe, factory rep' 1 resentative, Saturday,. April 25. Special orders .taken. EXCLUSIVE WITH MERKEL'S Tall women J Here's a tip. Try The TRULONG an extra tailored A winner! Fully 3" longer and made of Crepe Gartiere ,.. which amounts to a guarantee thai it will itay that long no matter how often it'* washed. A grand fit, swell tailoring and.sturdy,£«« dye attpurt silk. Blulli or wlilte Size* 32 to 44 Also in black, brown «f noyy toweqrunderyoursheers,cot- ; ; toni or eyelet embroideries' The Merkel

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