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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, April 23, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 23 1936 FIFTEEN Clear Lake Globe-Gazette OFFICE PHONE 239 HELEN HENDR.ICKS, News Editor LEE DEWIGGINS, Circulation and Advertising Residence Phone 310-W Residence Phone 67 PARISH HOUSE IS COMPLETED Father E. J. Sur '° Becomes Resident Pastor of Catholic Church. CLEAR LAKE--The new $8,000 parish house of the St. Patrick's Catholic church .is completed on the lot adjoining Uie church and Father T'J J. Supple has taken his residence -there. This is the first time that there "has been a residence pastor for the church in its history, prior to this ·time it having been a mission church. The parish has been planning to erect this structure for the -past 18 years. ; Is Colonial Style. r It is a seven room colonial house, -33 by 27, constructed of the red -colonial brick backed by the hollow " tile. A garage adjoins the house on ,the south side. The stairway, to · the second floor is partially open, running' through the middle of the '.house in typical colonial fashion. · At the front of the second floor ·is the pastor's study, fair sized and Jight room which is heavily ,car- .peted. A built in open bookcase, · located at one side of the room, the 'desk and parlor set furnish the .room. Venetian blinds have been .placed at the windows. There are .-also two bedrooms and bath on the ·second floor. The bedrooms are at- .'tractively .furnished with new wal- .nut suites to match the walnut finish of the woodwork. I «Has Modernistic Lighting. . The bath room has the modemis- -tic lighting effects, the linoleum 'floor covering in the pastel shades ^and black and white walls. A shower ·bath is one of the features of this · room. '·· Architectural plans include the .building of a sun porch on the rear ,from this floor for some future time. ' Toe kitchen to the rear of the "building is finished In black and 'white with the same color scheme ;in gas and electric fixtures and ap- 'pliances. · A reception room, diningroom, .housekeepers room and bath are · located on the first floor. The house 'is completely furnished with the 'conventional type of walnut furniture, and the latest in lighting fix- -tures. · Has Gas Heat. · The flooring throughout the house ··is of oak; A-gas furnace with the '"forced - screened air with thermo- 'static control has been installed in ..the basement. The grounds will be ^landscaped this spring. · George Petersen was the contractor for the building and Ben Henry .of Mason City, the architect. The building committee from the 'parish which planned the building ·included: George Sheridan, W. C. Hofer, W. C. Carroll, George P. Newman, John H. Siesseger, J. D ..Richardson, Leo Stork, F. L. Hm- -ette, A. W. Verbeckmoes and the ·Rev. E.. J. Supple. lobbyists Club to Be : Organized at Lake · CLEAR LAKE--A meeting of X!Iear Lake hobbyists has been called ·at the high school industrial arts ;shop at S o'clock Thursday night. TTie purpose of the organization is -to organize a home work shop guild. ·The organization is planned especi- ;ally for woodwork hobbyists and is lopen to high school as well as adults .-.interested in the work. The meeting ··has been called by Maylon ffintz- [man, industrial arts director of the high, school. . "Hindenburg-," the new German dirigible, will begin in May a regular schedule of flights between this 'country and Germany. The navy de- 'partment has given the German company permission to use its -hangar facilities at Lakehurst -;United States News. LAKE THEATRE Last Time Thursday L. Barrymore - W. Beery "AH WILDERNESS" Friday - Saturday "ANNIE OAKLEY" Work Progresses on Wall CLEAK LAKE--Work on the WPA project of improving the one Mock of lake shore property adjoining the city park at Clear Lake is progressing nicely. Members of the WPA transient farm at Mason City are shown laying the split boulder retaining wall at the normal water level of the lake. Most of the fill for the wall has been hauled and this area will be landscaped for a promenade open to the public. J. C. Mors is the engineer in charge of the project, which will be dedicated May 15. There are two shifts of men of about 35 each working 10 hours a day on the project. (Lock Photo, Kayenay Engraving) Anti-Saloon League Sponsors Play With Local Characters. CLEAR LAKE -- A group of 21 local citizens, assisted by the Anti-Saloon league, will present the new and timely trial- i drama, "Death Takes the Steering Wheel," in the First M. E. church, Clear Lake, Sunday evening. April 26, at 7:45 o'clock. This drama is taken from an actual case. A prominent man, under the influence of liquor, drives his high-powered automobile at an excessive rate of speed into a streetcar safety zone, killing two young men and crippling a young lady. The state comes into court and demands his punishment for the crime he committed while under the influence of liquor the state sold Mm, The drama carries a tremendous impressive .and effective message. The following is the cast of characters: Judge, C. A. Pease, superintendent of schools; state's attorney, Dale L. Harmon, teacher; defense attorney, an agent of state Anti-Saloon league; John McKitter, the defendant, O. J. King: Joe Raybuck, officer, Jess R. Buttleman, policeman; Dr. A. J. Ransome. coroner, Dr. F. A. Barber; Gladys Brenton, Myrtle Oulman, dramatic coach of high school; Alice Ball, Maxine Fuchs; clerk, Bernie Knudsen and baliff, Frank Knutson. Those selected for the jury are: Ross Rogers. Oluf T. Hansen. Lawrence Brown, Frank Daker, R. D. Robbins, F. E. DeMott, Mrs. H. M. Dunsmoor, Mrs. Lena Smith, Mrs. John Frey, Mrs. W. N. Hill, Mrs. Lawrence. Jensen to Open Shine Parlor CLEAR LAKE--Lawrence Jensen, Atlantic, has leased the shine parlor opposite the city park from Miss Clela Miller. He arrived this week and plans to open Saturday. Mr. Jensen will operate a 6 chair stand and is capable of cleaning or shining any type of shoe. He has had six years experience in this line of work. Charles Findson. . Comstock and Robert Clear Lake Calendar Bridge Dinner Is Held at Oreta Minette Home CLEAR LAKE--The Misses Margaret Sheridan and Oreta Minette entertained members of the Guess Who club at 6:30 o'clock dinner at the Minette home, South Second street, Wednesday night. Auction bridge was played during the evening and prizes were presented to Margaret Carroll of .Mason City for high score and Viola Finn of Ventura for consolation. Blue and crystal color scheme was carried out. Clear Lake Briefs Park Beauty Shop. Phone 44. Mrs. J. M. Jacobson who has spent several months at Omaha with her mother, returned to her home, South Third street, Thursday. Friday -- Clear Lake Commercial club at North Shore Country club, dinner at 6:30. Circe 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. Circle No. 1 of M. E. Ladies' aid at Mrs. G. L. Patterson South Fourth street. home, PERMANENTS And Other BEAUTY WORK SATISFACTORY WORK DONE IN OUR SHOP KOENEMAN Millinery and Beauty Shop PHONE TOO" Saturday--Dance at Surf ballroom Dance at North Shore Countrv club. Hint to New Dealers. The new dealers who are saying that Landon balanced the Kansas budget with federal money might be more popular if they tried the same ,,.,,.,,. ,,. ..... trick on the federal budget.--South i nesday night !*..,.1 /Y...1 \ m_:t J O t-adies; New menu daily in Diamond Silver Cup Bread! O. J. Rorcm returned home this week after a winter's sojourn in California. Mrs. Rorem who has been visiting several weeks at Council Bluffs, will join him this week-end. F. P. Walker has returned to his home, South Second street, after undergoing an operation at Mayo clinic, Rochester, Minn. Max Brager who is working for the Milwaukee road, Mason City, has moved to Clear Lake and will spend the summer with his father. C. S. Brager, South Third street. Frank Flynn of Dubuque has taken an apartment at the Ira Jones home, North Third street. Mrs. Flynn will join him here this week-end. Mrs. Charles Lezama and son, Dickie, of Chicago, are houseguests this week of Mrs. A. C. Liggett. North Second street. Mrs. Lezama is the granddaughter of Mrs. Liggett. Dr. and Mrs. B. W. Kiner will leave Monday for Sioux City to attend a meeting called by the new president of Morningside college, Dr. Earl Roadman, for all pastors of northwestern Iowa. Dr. Riner will speak on the "Relations of the Pastor to Students of Morningside College," representing 250 pastors of this section. He is also on a com] rnittee from the board of directors ! of the college on student promotion. He has served on the board of j directors for the past eiarht years. Mr. and Mrs. C. O Lomen and family will go to Bode Friday to attend the funeral of K. J. Lomen, father of Mr. Lomen. who died Wed- Bend (Ind.) Tribune. PARK THEATRE TO.VIGKT and FRIDAY A Paramount Picture' "THE LAST OUTPOST" With Cary Grant - Gertrude Michael. 10c and IGc. Haircuts . 25c Shaves 15c 3 Barbers -- No Waiting OPEN EVERY NIGHT BASEMENT CERRO GORDO BANK B U I L D I N G Clear Lake, Iowa Circle JS'o. I oi the Methodist Ladies aid society will meet Friday at the home of Mrs. G. L. Patterson. South Fourth street. Members will hem tea towels which will be donated to the church. Members will also bring sunshine bags and sewing kit. Shine Parlor Opening, Saturday, across from City Park. Cashing Another's Age Pension Check Sends loWan to Jail CLINTON, (JFi--Identical names and a need for ready cash combined to send Noah A. Hill, 58, to jail for 30 days on a charge of larceny. An old age assistance check intended for Noah A. Hill, 74, the ::ourt was told, was delivered by error to the younger man who cashed it COMMERCE CLUB PLANS MEETING Traveling Salesmen to Be Guests of Club Friday Night. CLEAR LAKE--The commercial club is making preparations to entertain about 100 traveling- salesmen whose permanent homes are in Clear Lake at the April meeting Friday night at the North Shore Country club. Dinner will be served at (J:30 o'clock after which special entertainment is being planned. An athletic card will be the feature of the program after which music will be given and cards will be played. There will be two four round boxing exhibitions by the sons of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Tarr, and Bob Adams and Tom Wood. A wrestling match between Bob Thurston, high school champion of Forest City and Billy Scbober, Jr., will also be held. Sam Harvey of KJemme. a light heavyweight, will oppose Billy Sclio- ber, Sr., in the feature mat match. Were in DCS Moines. LATIMER--Mr. and Mrs. B. O. Sweet of Thornton and Mrs. Herman Wenzel were in Des Moines. MULLEN CLAIM IS SCALED DOWN Ickes Reduces Amount for Legal Services to $20,000. WASHINGTON, UP) _ Secretary Ickes Thursday scaled down the $89,500 requested by Arthur Mullen for legal services with the Platte and Loup river power projects in Nebraska to $20.000. At the same time, the PWA administrator, who had held up the former democratic national committeeman's fees for months, warned the Platte Valley authority that regardless of a suit brought against it by Mullen. PWA would not pay more than .$10.000. In a similar letter Lo the Loup power district. Ickes said he would pay $10.000 instead of the $40.000 asked by Mullen. Commenting on Mullen's suit against the Platte valley for $49.500, Ickes said it had "the appearance of a collusive suit--that's the reason I wrote them," Alleged Burglar Who Used Auto Trailer to Carry Loot Captured INDEPENDENCE, (.-Pi _ James Webb, 31, Lincoln, Nebr., alleged burglar who operated on a wholesale scale, being provided with an auto trailer for carrying the loot, was captured here Wednesday evening by Deputy Sheriff John McDonald. McDonald had been given'the li- To Speak Here Youth Who Forced Woman Into Alley Put in County Jail MISSOURI VALLEY, (fl'j--Fran- cis McDonald, 21, who confessed, police announced, to forcing a Missouri Valley woman to accompany him into a dark alley, was lodged in the county jail at Logan after being held to the grand jury on an attempted assault charge. Residents attracted by the screams of Mrs. Helen Christiansen, a telephone operator, as she broke from her assailant's grasp, forced the man to flee before he could harm her. As she was forcibly led into the alley the man threatened, "keep walking straight ahead and don't scream or I'll shoot," Mrs. Christiansen told officers. McDonald said he lived in Sioux City. .\Ut:rnev Israel B. Pad vay. director of the Milwaukee Jewish charities, will spcuk Monday evening- u( the Jewish community (.·enter here. Mr. Fadtvay, who will In* accompanied by Mr». PuUway. will speak on "What a Great Difference a Little Silver Makes." Mr. 1'adway is prominent in a number of Jewish activities, being district president of the B'nai B'rith Idoeh, president of the Milwaukee board of Jewish education, and director of the Milwaukee Jewish center and Mount Sinai hospital. cense number of an automobile believed implicated in a robbery at Fairbank Tuesday night and started to trail a Nebraska car with that number when he saw it in Independence, though he had been told the wanted car had a Michigan license. The driver fled from the car when he realized the pursuit, but was caught by the officer when the fugitive through ignorance of the locality ran to the river and was forced to stop. CHILDREN CANNOT OUT-GROW CROSSED EYES In every case of Crossed Eyes, the sight is poor, and remains poor for the life of the child, unless taken care of early. As a rule we can make the sight of one eye as good as the other, as well as straighten the eyes. IF WE GET THE CASE IN TIME. WHY ALLOW YOUR CHILD TO GROW UP DISFIGURED? When it can be made normal so easily and quickly. Dr. J, H. LEPPER, 'Crossed-Eye Specialist" 10 First Street S. E. Closing Out Stock of ness, 8 STOCK , Dog Bar- Men's Collars, Sweat Strap- This entire stock is offered without reservation at ridiculously low prices, at the most opportune time of the year for the users of leather goods and harness supplies. This Sale Includes One Wall Case, Five Glass Floor Cases, Lighting Fixtures, etc. SUPPLY YOUR 16 SOUTH DELAWARE AVE. MASON CITY Those Having Goods Here for Repair Please Call for Some .. and it asks no odds of any car at any price You cars challenge the with this big Y OU'VE always wanted it and here it is-a low-priced car that's big enough to match the best for safety . . . that steps along with the finest . . . and looks like a costly custom car. That's a big order for any car to fill, but it's only part of Pontiac's story! Pontiac defeated all entrants in its class in the famous Yosemite Valley Economy Run*, under American Automobile Association supervision, averaging 23.9 miles per gallon (no oil added). Ride with pride and save money every mile--buy a big, beautiful, thrifty Pontiac. WIN A Pontiac "8" Touring Sedan APontiac"6"TouringSedan or one of 164 cash prizes in the PONTIAC NATIONAL ECONOMY CONTEST See how many miles per gallon you dan get in a 1936 Fondue. Ask your Pontiac Dealer for Official Entry Blank end rules. Prizes will be awarded for highest mileages together with winning letters on Pontiac economy as selected by the judges. Contest begins April 1. ends at midnight April 30, 1936. Enter early. No charge, no obligation. six S A T I S F Y Y O U R S E L F WITH SOMETHING BETTER--BUY A -·' a * Pon '«c. Mich., begin at fSIS lot the Sj'l and$730 for the Eight (subject to change without notice) Safety plate £Ia33 standard on Da Luxe Six and Eidht Standard Arc-up of accessories extra. Offered onG.M A C'* new 6% Time Payment Plan. A General Motors Value 25-27 Second St. S. E. JOHN GALLAGHEH * OFFICIAL PRICE CLASS ECONOMY CHAMPION Mason City r Iowa YEAKEL GARAGE CAREL SCHULTZ OTTO NOLTE E. D. WRIGHT Kanawha, Iowa Britt, Iowa Lcland. lown \orthwood. Imvn E. A. S I M M O N S TM SON SKIIVK:TMSTATION OT1S 3 I A C H I N E S H O I , 1 M 1 S . Ml\V!l , , IJ"«..nt * {'!( , . I / I T I ' . I ( i a r n c r . l»w:i I'orcst ( i t . lo«a

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