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March 31, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

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MARCH 31 1931 MRS, WATROS OF CRESCO BURIED Howard County Pioneer Is Survived by Two Sons, Four Daughters. CRESCO, March 31.--Mrs. G. T. Watros, 89, pioneer of this vicinity, died Sunday at her home in Cresco. Funeral services were held this afternoon. She was horn Aug. 4, 1841; At the .age of 2 she came .with her parents to Milwaukee, Wis. She was married to Gilbert T. Watros Nov. 8, 1857. They came to Iowa In .1859 and settled on a farm 'in Winneshiek county, about six miles northeast of the future town of Cresco.. In 1894 they moved to 'Cresco where Mr. Watros died sev- cal years ago. She is survived by four daughters and two sons, Viola and Amy at home, Mrs. Ruby Hampton and O. G. Watros of Cres- ro, Dr. Roy Watros of Davenport at.iI.Mrs: Lillian Snayely.of Seattle, Wa*. Funeral services were held at ihe home, the Rev. W. A. Bockoven, pastor emeritus of the Congregational church, of floating with burial at Oak Lawn .cemetery. Seth Parker Program Is Given at Belmond BELMOND, March 31.--An impersonation of the Seth Parker radio group was given by members of Mra. J. S. White's : division of the Ladies' Aid of the Methodist church Sunday night. The church was packed. The Rev. and Mrs. J. C. Buthman took the parts of Seth and Mother Parker; Mrs. Laurel Helland, Lizzie: Mrs. J. S. White, Jane; - x Mrs. J. H. Nourse, Cephas; Mrs. A. XJ," Lee, John; H. T. Luick, captain; Otto Hanson, announcer. Others taking part were Mrs. Otto Han- .son, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Burrows, Mrs. A. C. Lee, Mrs. Ted Dot-encamp, Mr. and Mrs. Fuller Bailey. Burt Wins Several Firsts in Contest CHARLES CITY NEWS Wedding in Holland Petitions Presented Described by Former Charles City Girl CHARLES CITY, March 31.--Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Henry received a letter from their daughter, Mrs. Alfred Burn, wife of the American consul at Amsterdam, Holland, stating the two enjoyed their honeymoon in the Alps very much. They were guests of Mr. Burri's cousin. On their return to Amsterdam they received an invitation to lunch from the author, Hendrik VanLoon, and were also guests at his country place last week. Mrs. Burri finds some things quite different in Holland country and missed the coffee the way it is served here. There a coffee essence is used. She also, wrote about the Dutch marriage laws that were read to her when she was married which revealed women there do not have as much freedom as they do in this.country. Subdistrict Music Contest at Charles City to Be Thursday CHARLES CITY, March 31.--The date of the subdlstrict music contest which was postponed from Saturday until Friday, April 3, has been changed until Thursday, April 2, on account of Good Friday. It will be held in the Manual Art building beginning at 10 o'clock. Contests will be held in instrumental groups as the voice contests were decided last Friday. Asking Charles City School Site Change CHARLES CITY, March 31.--The pleasant day and interest in the campaign for mayor brot out quite a large vote yesterday altho not as heavy as at the school election March 9. Special interest was injected by residents who had voters sign petitions near the polling places asking the school board to place the high school building, on the old site. Several hundred names were procured and the petitions were presented' to the school board at their meeting last evening. The Washington district located farthest away from the college hill, .the site selected, put up an intensive camb- paign, getting about 1,100 signatures. The Parent-Teacher association of the Catholic academy announced In a letter its displeasure in not 'being allowed representation with the other Parent-Teacher associations when the committees were allowed to meet with the board to select the site. The board of school directors said they would take the matter under advisement. E. F. Gueffroy Will Quit Garage at Charles City CHARLES CITY, March 31.--E. F. Gueffroy who has operated a. garage at 202 Wisconsin street, announced yesterday he will quit business April 1. He came here in 1905 to take employment with the Hart- Parr factory and in 1914 engaged in the garage business. Mr. and Mrs. Guef roy will remain in Charles City for the present. CHARLES CITY BRIEFS March 31.--Burt high sch"pl won most of the'honors in -district music contest held ·ard Saturday afternoon and students won first class in which they In" orchestra, girls' glee ^u", uujJ" glee club and girls' small vocal groUP. they won against from one to four other towns. Burt also entered a violin solo, trombone solo, chamber group of stringed instruments and a trumpet solo, but had no competition in theso numbers. Assists With Service. CHARLES CITY, March 31.-Dean W. J. Convery, priest at the Catholic church, went to Dubuque yesterday to remain until Thursday to take part in Holy Week services. At the pontifical high mass Thursday morning he will be one of 12 priests taking part with Archbishop Beckman. Visit at Joice. JOICE--Mrs. Ray Wogen, Humboldt, is visiting her parents, the Rev. Mr. and Mrs: L. E. Kleppe. CHARLES CITY, March 31.-The St. Charles club met last evening at the community house with Mrs. C. C. Harding and Augusta Clemens as hostesses. The program centered around the topic "Modern Women" presented by Mrs. B. Wood May and Mrs. H.'L. Treloar. Mrs. May featured the modern woman in business using- Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, Jane Addams, Grace Abbott, Mme. Curie and others as examples. Guests included Mollie Clemens and Pamelia Fluent, former members. Mrs. Harold S. Henry and twins, Lyman and Barbara, went to Des Moines yesterday to spend vacation week with Mrs. Henry's sister. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Schrader and daughter, Gail, went to Cedar Rapids yesterday, called by the illness of Mrs. Schrader's father, B. S. Thompson, a former resident here. Mr. Thompson submitted to an emergency operation at noon Monday. . · | Mr. and Mrs. Claude Barry are the parents of a son born at the Cedar Valley hospital yesterday. Visit at Indianola. WESLEY--Supt. and Mrs. E. R. Swanson drove to Indianola where they visited until Sunday In the home of her parents. , -- · . · -- _ 0 bojs -.vas? Fd A S K T H E M A N · W H O O N E Mrs. TWO OUT OF THTLEE GRADUATE TO A PACKARD Did you know that two-thirds of those -who buy the Packard Standard Eight turn in lower- priced cars? Think o£ it--two out of every three of our Standard Eight sales arc made to people none of .whom ever before owned a Packard! Of course Packard has a long- estahliahed clientele. But repeat order business is to be expected. The surprising fact is that 90 many owners of lower-priced cars are turning to Packard transportation. The reason is that they h»Te found it costs no more. Give us the opportunity and no doubt we can show you that you, too, are paying Packard costs wbH® not enjoying Packard ownership. Why not phone, or drop in to see us? Here is what w« can show you ·with actual figures: That it coots no more to maintain and operate the Packard than any other car of Hke size and power, no matter what its first price. And that depreciation amounts to no more when you keep the Packard longer, as most Packard owners do. \ Packard cars are built for long life and complete reliability. This applies to the Packard Standard Eight, priced at the factory from $2385 to $2885, no less than to the larger, hearier Packard DeLuxe Eight, factory priced at from $3490 to $4285, and the Individual Custom Creations ranging up beyond $10,000. ^ Why not, then, take the first rtep toward Packard vwner- ship -- get in touch with us? '^' GENERAL SIANAGER E. W. LARSON CO. 116 SOUTH DELAWARE AVE-. PHONE 766 PAL FROE/HOME It's good to see a face from home even if one hobnobs with kings and dukes. Photo shows ~O. S. Ambassador Charles G. Dawes with Senator Dwight W. Morrow, Now Jersey, at Waterloo station, London, Eng., on the latter's arrival in the English capital. Senator Morrow was the U. S. delegate to the new naval conference. BRONSON RITES HELD IN FAYETTE Services for Theologian Are Held at Residence of J. W. Dickman. FAYKTTE, March 31.--Funeral ervices for Dr. Soleu C. Bronson, '5, theologian, were held at the home of Dr. J. W. Dickman, president of Upper Iowa university Sunday, conducted by Dr. D. M. Parker. Dr. Bronson was born in West Union July 26, 1855, and died in Svanston, 111., Thursday. His early life was spent in Fayette, where he attended the public schools and Upper Iowa university, of which his father, Harvey S. Bronson, was one of the founders. Having graduated with an A. B. degree from Upper Iowa in 1875, he received his A. M and L. L. D. degrees from Uppe: Iowa; his B. D. and D. D. degree: from Garrett Biblical institute, Ev anston, 111., and a D. D. degree from Cornell college. He served in the Iowa Methodis ministry from 1878 to 1896, holding pastorates in Hopkinton, Waterloo Toledo, Clinton and Burlington. Jul 2, 1879, he married Fannie Avan of Cleveland, Ohio. In 1896 he- be came a member of the faculty a Garrett Biblical institute and was or nearly 35. years '.professor ot radical theology, also having barge of work in social relations. He is survived by his widow and wo sons of Evanston, 111., and two aughters of Seattle, Wash. ^udd Cage Players Are Banquet Guests RUDD, March 31.--The basketball players were entertained by heir mothers at a banquet in the schoolhouse. About 35 were present. ilr. Hocum acted as toastmaster. Vtrs. 13. A. Hansen gave the "Welcome" toast in behalf of the mothers which was responded to by Roger Shanks. Coach Knudson of Kensett talked on "Sportsmanship" and Superintendent Edia talked on "Athletics/ 1 Nashua talent furnished music. Will Hold TJnton Sen-ice. SWEA CITY, March 31. -- All places of business will ba closed from 11 to 1 o'clock on Good Friday so that all businessmen may attend the religious union service to be held in the Baptist church. Condition Is Critical. HAMPTON--The condition of Al Bartell, veteran harnessmaker, is considered critical. Mr. Bartell suffered .a stroke of paralysis a week ago which affected his right side and speech. MANINJUKtUIN PLANT ACCIDENT W. C. Thompson Attempts to Turn Valve to Prevent Pipe Explosion. W. C. Thompson, 26 Fifth street northeast, was seriously scalded when an eight inch steam pipe exploded at the Northwestern States Portland cement company plant early Tuesday morning. He was taken to Park hospital for treatment. Cold water probably found Its way to the pipe and when the hot steam rushed Into "the pipe caused it to break .according to plant officials who are investigating: the gih'eer: at' tne-'piaiiv cvu=u.. v -- deratood what would happen and was attempting to turn the valva :o prevent the steam from entering the pipe, officials said. Thompson received scalds on- many parts of his body, according ; to his physician. His exact condi- ' Won could not be determined at ' once, however, he stated. Floyd P. f. A. Presents Program at Rudd Sessioni FLOYD, .March 31.--Tha Floyd; P. T. A. members put on the pro- j, gram at the regular meeting of tha / Rudd P. T. A. Monday evening'. Will Visit For Week. CALMAR--Mrs. Florence Yager left Monday for Ogden and. Lone Rock, where she will spend a week visiting friends. " Know Thyself" Choose Wisely DAMON'S, Inc. FASHIONABLE A C C E S S O R I E S for Easter at DAMON'S They're Different KID GLOVES $1.95 to $6.50 The very most charming- cuff and cuffless gloves of soft, beautiful Kid. Every pair exceedingly smart in trimmings, stitchings atr 1 smart combinations of leather details. EASTER FROCKS ·You can wear any new shade . . . by blending your makeup. No matter how generous or. slender your figure, there is a variety of styles to suit you. There's a style for every hour . . . a color for every mood. The color contrast sport frocks . . . . prints . . . sheer woolens ... lovely crepes with lingerie touches , . . You'll want to own them all, and you can. No matter how tight your purse strings, our prices will please you. $11 to $49-75. EASTER COATS $29 .75 nCOHO OBIT TO * KBW .4l«A»» » * °" D »«*" Your spring coat is very important, because it is the piece de resistance of your spring wardrobe. 'Choose a Skipper (lighter than navy), a black, a tan, or a grey, that will go with everything . . . or a bright shade that will blend with all your frocks/ Have a smart fur collar . . . or a tricky scarf that flatters you in a new way. We know just the coats you'll like best, and we have them in interesting variety, at prices everyone can happily afford. $12.95 to $69.75. EASTER HATS $*.95 Harmonize Jf HANDBAGS $1.95 to $9.90 A Handbag is an essential accessory, you'll more than want to malce one of these essential when you see their beauty and striking qualities. Of fine kid leathers in various shapes and styles. All colors. . Around "Her" Neck COSTUME JEWELRY $1.00 to $4.95 New striking creations that will go well with' almost any spring or summer costume. Beads, bracelets and trinkets of almost every description are to be found at this one feature price. w* /M fe If :;! Kff Sx'- 3 The lifted brim is a bit of ingenious flattery:... when it's posed on a bandeaux of contrasting ribbon . . . We love tricorns, and bicorns, too, because they're a*s piquant as they are romantically new . . . If you're undecided about wearing a brim--or a fold back hat, choose one of our styles that sponsors both. $1.95 to $25. DAMON'S Floor of Fashions THE SECOND DAMON'S Properly Th'p j.ne thlS Wide that are e All have j St. Paul -- driver apprehended here was died according to law and wasH able to accompany the car oM second trip to Mason City. ^ Now Schantle and Wagner -r '?*" being held for St. Paul author!. in ideiind the car, twice stolen from) ^ ..enable qus au l and twica recovered by 1] ..ly. Ask for hlicc, will again be returned t(J / new desirable -me city. "Tell them to keep their st s out of Mason City if they d »t them taken away from t| it here who can tell a 'ho just putting their t " ~". R. Sanford, ' \ ,- : i ...:. · · · · · * - \ | V. /,-. 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