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Mason City, Iowa
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M A Y 1 1934 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE NINE Mason City'; Calendar May 2--Fourth Civic Music association concert presented by Miss Miriam Marston, pianist, assisted by Miss Alta Freeman of Iowa State Teachers' college and Mrs. B. Raymond Weston. May S--Free lecture on Christian Science by- Judge Frederick C. Hill, C. S., of Los Angeles, Cal., in First Church of Christ, Scientist, at 8 o'clock. May 5--U. C. T. meeting at P. G. and E. auditorium with 6:30 o'clock supper. May 10--P. T. A. council presents Grace Sloan Overton at the Y. W. C. A. in a lecture at 8 o'clock... May 11--"Pomander Walk," senior class play, to be given at high school auditorium at 8:15 o'clock. 2Iay 14--Last Civic Music association concert, presented by Civic orchestra. Miss Ilza Niemack of Charles City, soloist. May 21--Edward A. O'Neal, presi- ' dent of Federal ' Farm Bureau federation to address district meeting in Mason City. Here in Mason City PENSON BUILDING SELECTED FOR LIQUOR STORE LEASE APPROVED BY COMMISSION; TO OPEN JUNE 15 Site at 11, 13 and 15 First Street Southeast Is Selected. Mason City's state liquor store 18 to be situated at 11, 13 and ID First street southeast, according to an announcement received Tuesday from the state liquor control commission. Representatives of the Fisher Docks put in by'hour or contract. Ph. 37F3, Clear Lake. Reeves Hall, 22 River Heights drive, was'treated at the Park hospital Sunday for a fractured wrist suffered hi a fall from a bicycle. B.N.A. card party Eagles Hall Thurs., May 3, 8 p. m. May 11 has been set as the date for the hearing on the appeal from »Jie county board's ruling on the ooundaries of Mason township. It will be held in the office of Superintendent of Schools Pearl Tannar. Trinity Grant circle chicken supper Wed., May 2, 5:30 p. m. Trinity church parlors. 25c. C. S. J. Schell, who for the past four years has operated a farm near Nora -Springs, previous to which time he was in Lime Creek township, left Tuesday for Mountain Grove, Mo M where he is to operate a farm. Vhile the lumber Is dry and before tlie bugs come--Paint--Unusual paint values all this week. Mason City Hardware Co. Birth certificates have been filed for a girl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Marcus, 11 Lehigh row, born April 1; Donna. Mae, daughter of Mr. and. Mrs. Harry Bell, 211 Mon- roe'avenue southwest, born April 2. and Darlene May, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Reigert, 1544 Jefferson avenue.northwest, born April 5. company, Charles City, which has a state contract to furnish the fixtures for the Mason City store and several others, were in the building taking the dimensions Tuesday. George Penson, owner of the building, has been instructed to tear out the partitions dividing the three rooms, which front with three entrances in First street, making one room. To Have Two Floors. The building is 60 by 70 feet, ^he liquor store will occupy the entire first floor and the basement. The commission hopes to have it ready for occupancy on June 15, at about which date the state liquor control body expects to open all of the 26 stores for which negotiation's are now under way. Two of the rooms in the Penson luilding have been unoccupied, while in the third a millinery estab- ishment has been, asked to vacate iy May 5. The Penson sight was selected rom a dozen places submitted to he commission, naming location in various sections of the downtown district. The commission announced it also las approved leases at Creston, Manchester, Algona, Decorah, Wa- :erloo, Marshalltown, Clinton, Dubuque and Cedar Rapids. The awards for the shelving let ;o the Charles City concern and the Jaeger Manufacturing company of Des Moines were made on a per '6ot basis so the total cost will not e determined until after plans for .he various stores have been completed, it was explained. Examinations for High School Students Thursday and Friday Examinations for eighth grade students in Cerro Gordo countj -.schools will be held Thursday anc Friday, May 3 and 4, Mrs. Pear Tannar, superintendent of schools announced Tuesday. Pupils residing in Mason City anc immediate vicinity will be examined in the assembly room at the court house, while the tests for Sheffield Nora Springs and Rockford students will be in charge of the re spective superintendents in those towns. Mrs. Alice Phillips, Mrs. George Klaassen and Marjorie Stork wil conduct the examinations at Clea 1 | Lake, Thornton and Ventura, re ' spectively, on the same dates as an nounced above. C. L. Loomer Tuesday announced his candidacy for the republican nomination for constable in Mason City township. Mr. Loomer has been a resident of Mason City 53 years. For 10 years he was in the postal service and lor 17 years In the insurance business. For several y:ars he was an assistant assessor in Mason City. He is a member of the Elks, Odd Fellows and the I. O. F. Contempt Case Against Jack Rosenstem Heard in Cerro Gordo Court State testimony was still being taken in Judge M. F. Edwards' court Tuesday afternoon in_the action of the State of Iowa', ex rel, state board of railroad commissioners, ag-ainst Jack Rosenstein of Des Moines citing him for contempt for alleged violations of an injunction- made permanent by ihe Iowa supreme court in a ruling in April enjoining him from operating a motor truck between fixed terminals without a license. The state, represented by County Attorney M. L. Mason and Stephen Robinson, assistant counsel for the railroad commission, contends that the defendant has been operating a truck in which he has taken moving picture films from Des Moines to various North Iowa exhibitors, and that this constituted a -violation of the injunction against him, Vincent Lynch, defense counsel, who is also from Des Moines, contends that the exhibitors in the towns in this district had formed an association and that he was employed by the association to serve its members and that the public carrier clause does not apply to his trucking activities. Political Announcements j C. L. Loomer Candidate for Constable »· MASON CITY lowxsrar on Republican Ticket Grace Welsh Rites to Be Held Thursday at Olivet M. E. Church Funeral services for Grace Gertrude Welsh, 27, who died Monday ·t a local hospital following a brief J.E. Van Note Candidate for Supervisor FKOM THE FIRST DISTRICT CERRO GORDO COUNI1" on Democratic Ticket In MASON CITY New Rates ---ag^ ROOMS - - - $1.50 and up (Special Rates to Permanent Guests) BREAKFAST - - 20c up LUNCHEON - - 35c up DINNER - - - - 60c up The management will assist you in arranging for the following: Meetings, Parties, Bridge Luncheons, Dancing Parties, Conventions, Stag Dinners, Family Parties, Social Gatherings. "\Vlierc Mason City Knter- , Her Guests" llness, be held at the Olivet li. E. church Thursday afternoon at :30 o'clock. The Rev. G. C. Lus- ed, Nashua, formerly pastor of the ocal church, will be in charge of he services. Burial will be in Elmwood cemetery. The body will be aken from the McAuley funeral home to the home of Mrs. Welsh's arents, 161S Delaware avenue southeast, where the body will lie n state until the time of the services. FUNERAL SERVICE FOR H. I, PRUSIA HERE WEDNESDAY G a v e Up Railroading 17 Years Ago to Start Clothing Business. Funeral services for Howard Isaiah Prusia, 75, pioneer railroader and businessman of Mason City who died at his home, 422 Washington avenue northwest, Monday afternoon of heart disease, will be held at the Church of Christ Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. The Rev. David L. Kratz, pastor of the church, will be in charge of the services. Burial will be in Elmwood cemetery. Mr. Prusia had been in fair health up to the time of his death. He had been uptown in the forenoon and had retired for a short nap following lunch when he suffered the attack. For the past 48 years Mr. Prusia had been, an active and prominent citizen of Mason City and had resided all his life in Iowa. Born Jan. 27. 1859, at Miles, Mr. Prusia began railroading at an early age. He served as dispatcher, station agent and operator at Sabula and Oxford Junction and was in the train service until he came to Mason City, where he became chief clerk in'the superintendent's office of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific railroad, under Supt. C. A. Cosgrave. Mr. Prusia retained his position until 17 years ago, when he gave up railroading and went into the clothing business with his son, Ray E., in the Ray E. Prusia :ompany. While still residing at Miles, Mr. Prusia was married to Josephine Knock, March 9,. 1882. To this union four sons were born, Ray B., Mason City, Claude W., Des Moines, H. I., Jr., Kewanee, HI., and Ivan K., Minneapolis, all of whom survive Mr. Prusia. A brother, Clayton, of Washington, and five grandchildren, Mable Joy and Sterling of Mason City, Wilma Jean and Winnifred of Des Moines and Constance of Minneapolis, also survive. Mr. Prusia has been interested throughout his life in the Church of Christ, the local church having been organ! *· d in his own home. He was a lifetime trustee of Drake university at Des Moines, where his four sons attended college. Mr. Prusia was also an active member of the Y. M. C. A. board in the early days of its existence here. Throughout his life, Mr. Prusia had been active in the business life of the city as a stockholder in many enter- MIRIAM MARSTON TO GIVE CONCERT HERE WEDNESDAY Instructor Also Will Play; Mrs. Weston to Assist With Solos. Miss Miriam Marston. senior music student at Iowa State Teachers' college, Cedar Falls, will present the 'ourth concert in the 1934 series of :he Civic Music association with a program at 8:15 o'clock Wednesday evening at the high school auditorium. Dorothy White Weston will be the assisting artist. In addition to piano solos by Miss Marston, the program will include a group of piano duos with Miss Marston at the first piano and Miss Alta Freeman, member of the staff of Iowa State Teachers' college, at the second piano. Miss Freeman is Miss Marston's teacher. Miss Marston. who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Marston, 424 Sixth street northwest, was graduated from the local high school in 1930. During her high school days, she was prominent in musical activities, not only ranking high as a soloist in competition but serving as accompanist for several other soloists. Soon to Get Degree. This summer Miss Marston, who is now 20 years of age, will be graduated from Iowa State Teachers' college with the degree of Bachelor of Arts. She is taking a, course in public school music with a major in piano. Miss Freeman is well know as a leading teacher in music. She studied for a long time under Rudolph Ganz of Chicago, noted concert pianist In the summer of 1931, Miss Marston also studied under Mr. Ganz in Chicago. Studies have also been made by Miss Marston in organ, with Professor Sampson of Iowa State Teachers' college as her instructor. She has played on several occasions at the Church of Christ. Played at College. Numbers which will be presented Wednesday night by Miss Marston will include those which she gave in a senior recital at the college April 25 This concert was heard by a number of Mason City residents, who praised it highly FOR SUPERVISOR J. E. Van Note, farmer and long time resident of Cerro Gordo county, Tuesday announced he would bo a candidate for the democratic nomination lor supervisor from the first district. Mr. Van Note came to this county with his parents in 18*8 and has been a resident of the community since. He is at present, operating a 580 acre farm northwest of Mason City, specializing in registered Hcrefords. Settlement Reached in Bank Receivership Case in District Court A settlement for approximately 58,000 was reached in the $12,626.36 suit brought by D. W. Bates, state superintendent of banking and receiver for the Cerro Gordo State bank of Clear Lake, against W. R. Hill of Clear Lake on two promissory notes, and Judge M. H. Kep- J I I U S , V, MW i'lu-.J'"- o * ·,,.,,,,,» Miss Marston has already signed a. contract to teach next year She will be employed in the schools of Miles. Iowa. She was recently selected by the superintendent from Miles after he had personally interviewed at lowa State Teachers college a number of eligible candidates for the position. ,, · , , ,, ,, Mrs Weston is one of Mason City's well known artists who has been generous with her talent. Outstanding was her appearance in the spring of 1933 when she gave a full evening's performance under the auspices of the Matinee Musicale. Her accompanist will be Ellis Bracken Laird. Program Is Announced. The program Wednesday night will consist of: Group 1 Variations in F ....... Beethoven ler dismissed the case Tuesday morning. The banking superintendent, rep resented by E. B. Stillman and Senneff, Bliss and Senneff, had alleged that Hill executed two promissory notes aggregating .$12,626.36 in 1931 and early in 1932, arid that both notes had been due and payable since June, 1932. R. F. Clough and A. Baken, at torneys for the defendant, held tha the latter signed the notes at the suggestion of C. C. Palmeter, cash ier of the bank, with the understand ing that he was not to be held fo either principal or interest and tha the notes would be canceled at th 'completion of two real estate deals. ' Jurors who had been impanele for the case were Mrs. D. F. Laricl Myrtle Carsen, Hugh Smith, Mill: M. Rye, Elmer Jensen, Blanche Fa" lows, Laura Bendorf, Bertha I Bailey and Frank Willier of Maso City, N. W. Church of Rock Fall. M. E. Kinney of Plymouth, and S" mon Anderson of Thornton. MARTIN RESIGNS RELIEF PROJECT SECRETARY JOB Committee to Defer Filling of Vacancy Until County Worker Arrives. TJie filling of the vacancy left by the resignation of R. B. Martin as secretary of the Cerro Gordo Emergency Relief committee, will probably be deferred until after the arrival of the new county relict worker to be sent here by state committee, Chairman A. M. Schanke state;! Tuesday. The recent arrival of Frank Belousek, engineer for all projects to be carried on as relief measures, and the expectation of the arrival of a trained relief worker in a week leaves a question as to what duties will be left for a relief secretary, it was pointed out. Two Being Considered. "In a telephone conversation with je state committee the information as supplied that two candidates jr the position are under consider- tion and that final decision would e made sometime before Tuesday," .r. Schanke stated. "When the county worker arrives, e or she will assume charge of all f the work incident to determining ie amount of relief for each fam- y and will also have charge of the upervision of investigators." To Simplify Work. Mr. Martin, who resigned, is ex- ecting to accept an out of town osition which has been tendered im, it was stated. Several evenings have been spent n an effort to simplify the work of he office, particularly in the di- ection of acting more rapidly on in- estigation of relief cases and it is xpected that the new plans will be naugurated shortly, Mr. Schanke tated. Judge Frederick Hill to Deliver Lecture on Christian Science MARK SCHMIDT GOES ON TRIAL Judge Frederick C. Hi,., C.S., of ^^j ^ Rece j ving San Francisco, Cal., will lecture on "Christian Science: God's Law of Progress" on Thursday evening at 8 o'clock in the auditorium of First Church of Christ, Scientist. Judge Hill is a. member of the board of lectureship of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Mass. The lecture is free and is open to the public. Miriam Marston Group II Prelude in A Minor Debussy Valse Oubilee ............... Llsz t Rhadsody, C Major ...... Dohnanyl Miss Marston Group III The Hills of Gruzia .... Mednikoff Floods of Spring .... Rachmaninoff Dream Lure ................. Elizabeth Wilbur Bentley Night".' .................... Brown Dorothy White Weston Ellis Bracken Laird at the piano Group IV Concerto, C. Sharp minor ..... Kimsky-Korsakow Miss Marston Miss Freeman at the second piano prises. Bits About 'Em Brockman Named Chairman. FLOYD--At the April meeting of the Floyd P. T. A. Albert Brockman was elected chairman for the ensuing year. Miss Krueger, vice president; Miss Rust secretary; Harry Thompson, treasurer. A musical Jrogram was presented, directed by .. P. Krueger and Miss Berylynn Morrison. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Roberts who spent the winter at the Eadmar hotel have moved to the Brett cot- age, 717 WMnut street, Clear Lake, for the summer. » * * t Of interest here is the announcement of the birth of a daughter, Joan Rae, to Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Blodgett of Delavan Lake, Wis., on April 27. Mrs. Blodgett was Ruth Starks, physical education director of the Y. W. C. A., before her marriage. * * * Miss Bertha Stebens, Mason City student at Iowa State Teachers college, has been selected as one of the students who will have charge of planning the fifth annual Mother's day celebration at Iowa State Teachers college May 11 to 13 at Cedar Falls. She is a member of the committee in charge of designing and making caps for the May fete dancers. Clark Nicholas Funeral Conducted at Mclntire MCINTIRE, May 1.--Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Elmer Grace home for Clark Nicholas, 47, who died suddenly at his home in Minneapolis following a stroke of apoplexy. He was the son of J. Nicholas of Mclntire. His wife was formerly Miss Lola Grace, also of Mclntire. Parents Warned by Chief Patton on Rock Glen Dugou Parents living in the vicinity wer warned by Chief of Police E. J. Pat ton Tuesday that a number of boy have dug a hole into the cliff abov Rock Glen and that the condition o the cliff is such that injuries ma result. The chief said he made an exam ination of the cliff and found tha there was a ledge of loose roc above the cave dug by the young sters and that there was dan from falling rock. Ruth Hainre Named Head. RIDGEWAY, May 1.--The Youn Peoples Society of the Lincol church Sunday evening elected President, Ruth Harare; vice pre. ident, Hazel Hove; secretary, Haz' Hopperstad and treasurer, Mer Anderson. At the Hospitals W,OOYD,67, DIES AT HOME Rites to Be Held Thursday Morning for Local Plumber. W. H. Boyd, 67, died at his home, 305 First street southeast, Monday evening about 10:15 o'clock, following a brief illness. He had been active in the fraternal life of Mason City for many years, having been a member of all branches of the Masonic Order, a member of the Mason City lodge 224 of the I. O. O. F., a member of the K. P. lodge of Clear Lake, and a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers. For the past 15 years Mr. Boyd has managed his own plumbing shop, being a registered master plumber, and having worked at the business in Mason City many years. Surviving Mr. Boyd are his wife, Loretta, four sons, W. W. and Barron of Mason City, R. C. of K'okuk and John H. of Clinton, Tenn., and four daughters, Mrs. Earl Noll and Naomi of Mason City, Mrs. Iva Buckley, Fort Dodge, and Miss Virginia Boyd of Des Moines, and one grandchild. Funeral services will be held at the McAuley funeral home Thursday morning at 10:30 o'clock. The Rev. David L. Kratz, pastor of the Church of Christ, will be in charge of the services. Burial will be in Elmwood cemetery. The body was taken to the McAuley funeral home Stolen Beer Taken From Trucks. Attorneys were engaged Tuesday afternoon in examination of jurors for the state's case charging Mark, Schmidt with receiving stolen property and opening statements were not expected to begin until late in the afternoon or in the Wednesday morning session. The state, represented by County Attorney M. L. Mason and Assistant County Attorney M. E. Laird, alleges that some of the beer stolen from trucks last August was found in Schmidt's possession. J. E. Williams is handling tha case for the defendant. Rats can live for a long time in good condition on a diet of nothing; but milk, iron and copper, scicn- lists have found. EX I Clean yonr fnrnacc thoroughly. Holland experts do the work quickly and inexpensively with the world's largest vacniun cleaner. Every part of your beating plant is renovated. Save fact jadlriDter. Reduce fire hazards. Call the Holland branch nearest you now for free estimate. "We clean all types and sires of heating plants-- including' steam and hot water systems. Thomas Callahan, 151S Delaware avenue southeast, was admitted to .he Mercy hospital Monday for treatment. Henry O. Schutz, 27 Va First street southeast, was admitted to the Park hospital Monday for a minor operation. Walter Poshusta, 207 Monroe avenue southwest, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Monday for a major operation. Henry Earl Hall, Alexander, was admitted to the Park hospital Monday for treatment, Mrs. George Schneider and infant daughter, Garner, were dismissed from the Mercy hospital Tuesday. Frank Funk, 1644 Delaware avenue northeast, was dismissed from the Park hospital Monday following a minor operation. Leona Wissler, 541 Washington avenue northwest, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Tuesday following treatment. Keturn From Hospital. | ROCK FALLS --Mrs. Minerva White returned to the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. White, after having be-;n confined to the Mercy hospital for the amputation of her left leg, injured when she fell at her home last October. On.nlt I),. O*ntf*d TcJrphlM under "FURflA CKS"fm- brrtmch neorett you. 708 llth N. H. Phone 1633 Mason City H O L L A N D F U R N A C E C O M P A N Y St. Paul Man Offers Free to Stomach Ulcer Victims St. Paul, Minn.--Win. H. Fraser, of this city, believes he has an outstanding discovery for victims of Stomach Ulcers, Acid Stomach, Indigestion and other symptoms of excess acidity. Thousands have written, to him highly praising this treatment which, is known as Udga. Mr. Fraser, Suite A, Foot- Schulze Bids., St. Paul, Minn., is always glad to hear from stomach sufferers and will send a free sample to anyone TV!IO writes him. The seTen-dav trial box ot Udga Tablets is sold under a money- back guarantee o£ satisfaction by Michael Drug Co., Ford Hopkins. BRIAR Monument Co. 32G-7th St. N. E. PHONE 1997 THE TWO BY FOUR Our roll roofing is so easy to use that you can "roll your own" if you have the time. W* handle the B. F. Nelson line of roof- ings. Come in and see them. Maybe we p a t ourselves o n t h e back a little too often, but just the same, we're proud of the fact that we handle a very superior brand of lumber! With the present price of butterfat, have you noticed how even the Bull Durham signs are getting to wear a worried look? Minister: "I v.ill ask Deacon Brown to lead us in the closing prayer." Deacon, awaking from a nap: "Hain't my lead, I dealt." Lots of f o l k s could a f f o r d to build a small home of their own, but they don't know it. "The house of your dreams" needn't be expensive. W h y don't you let us help you? L. A. PAGE LUMBER CO. The government is setting the example. Millions are being spent in public works. We can j help locally by buy- i ing the thingc wa | need. 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