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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 28, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE. APRIL 28 THREE '1 5 : * i ^' \ ! PLAN HEARINGS ON M, AND ST. L, Subcommittee Appointed to Consider Request for Senate Probe. WASHINGTON, f/B--An interstate commerce subcommittee of four senators was named by Chairman Wheeler (D., Mont.) to hold hearings on a resolution asking; a senate investigation of the proposed sale and dismemberment of the Minneapolis and St. Louis railroad. Wheeler named Senator Shipstead (FL, Minn.), Dietrich (D., HI.) and Truman (D., Mo.). Shipstead said he would call the committee together soon to decide upon an opening date for the hearing. The resolution, introduced by Senator Benson, also asks the interstate commerce committee to withhold approval of the proposed sale and dismemberment pending action en the resolution. Benson said the committee would call Jesse Jones, chairman of the Reconstruction corporation, to explain the activity of his agency in hehalf of the proposal. The RFC is creditor to roads which would buy the M. and St. L. under the plan. Benson said John W. Barriger, III, RFC representative, also would be called. Representatives of railroad brotherhoods and communities served by the road in Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois also are expected to testify. Dale Mueller, Libersky Orchestra Win Firsts in Otranto P. T. A. Contest OTRANTO--A large crowd attended the P. T. A. meeting. The program was presented in two parts, first by grade pupils and second, a contest. Those placing in the first unit were: Third, Aneti Pettitt, violin solo; second, Shirley and Donald Gilbertson, singing; first, Dale Mueller, tap dancing. Those placing in the second unit were: Third, Glen Richards, saxophone solo; second, Gingham girls band, Era Huber, Marian Dockstader, Gladys Harisen and Rosamond Dockum; first, Libersky brothers orchestra. The school exhibit was also much enjoyed- There will be one more meeting this year. The program for that meeting will be a grade operetta. Officers for next year are: President. Mrs, Sophus Blakestad; vice president, H. B. Dockstader; secretary, Faith Raney; treasurer, Mrs Arthur Dockstader. Mrs. George Schoorrnan, 56, Succumbs in Ackley ·V . ACICIiEY--FuneraJ.._services..for X'Mrs. : Ge'orge' S'cnoortnaiv : 56, who .; died Saturday following a stroki jFriday night, will be conducted a ·1:30 p. m., Tuesday at St. John'i Evangelical church..The Rev. J. C Jankowsky, pastor of St. Peters Evangelical church, Geneva, will of ficiate in the absence of the loca pastor, the Rev. E. Seybold. Lake Mills Thief Flees When New Alarm Sounds LAKE MILLS--An unsuccessful attempt to rob the "Union department store was made about 5 o'clock Sunday morning. The burglar was frightened away by an automatic burglar alarm which had recently been installed. This store has been robbed several times. Last fall 30 men's suits were taken so the owner decided to take precautions against a repetition of theft. At the time the alarm went off., two small boys, John Gustason anil Junior Cowles. were near the bqild- ing. Officials were unable to locate the thief. Frank Miles Will Speak to Bremer County Posts WAVERLY, (UP)--Frank Miles, editor of the Iowa Legionaire will be featured speaker at the meeting of the Bremer county American Legion post Thursday evening, April 30. Here's Congress' Problem Child Washington, D. C., police declare that the men who make the country's laws sometimes overlook their community ordinances. Kep. Marion A. Zioncheck or Washington state, is shown at the wheel of his Jiew car which, authorities say, was tabbed at a speed of 10 miles an hour in the streets of the capital. Zloncheck's failure to appear in court cost him ?45 in fines for speeding mid contempt of court alter lie was arrested. EARLY RIGEVILLE RESIDENT DIES Joshua Parnwell, 89, Whose Home Burned in Winter, Was in Poor Health. RICEVILLE--One oi the oldest local residents, Joshua Parnwell, 89. died early Monday. He was the youngest of 10 children and was born. Jan. 31. 1S4T, at Dunkirk, N. Y. He came to Riceville in 1869 and on June 21, 18S2, was married to Mrs. Eunice Foster. To them were born five children, Mrs. Sadie Travis of Ocomonoc, Wis., Mrs. Ruth Werner of McCloud, N. Dak.. Belle, at home, and George and Mrs. Mary White, who are deceased. They 'have but one grandchild, Earl White. Mrs. Parnwell'5 two older children, William Foster and family of Dodge Center, Minn., and Mrs. Abbie Roberts and family of Columbus, Wis., have always been included in the family circle and have helped care for the aged couple, who lost their home and its contents by fire during the .extreme cold weather 'this winter. - · .· Friends'helped to establish a new home for them about April 1, but a»e and the shock and exposure of the fire proved too much for his frail body. Funeral services will be held at the home Wednesday afternoon, conducted.' by the Rev. Mr. Bodenham.- Burial will be in Riverside cemetery.' McClatchy, Owner of 3 Newspapers, Dies SACRAMENTO. Cal.. W)--Chas. K McClatchy, editor and owner of the McClatchy newspapers, died here Monday. He was 77 years old. Pneumonia was the immediate cause of death. The newspapers which he owned are the Sacramento Bee, Fresno Bee'and the Modesto Bee. Makes Doll Quilts. WAVERLY, (.Tl-^-At 82. Mrs. A. O. Nutting, herself, a grandmother, is fashioning five little doll quilts of varied hue to be' sent to the Dionne quintuplets at Callender, Ont., on their second birthday.-The quilts will contain more than 800 pieces of material. can equal the matchless flavor, oven- freshness and value of Kellogg'/. Ask your grocer for them by name. Real Estate Transfers. Graham. Opal Frank E. to J. Kenneth Holmlund $50.00 L 111 in Hoyt's First Add to MC; and L 120 in Hoyt's First Add to MC. 4-24-36. Gierman John W. wf to Wilbur Plath and Duleie Plath (wf) 51.00 QCD L 24 in B 2 in Oakland Place, an Add to MC. 4-24-36. Elder, Howard S. to Wilbur Plath and Duleie Plath (wf) $1.00 QCD I. 24 in B 2 in Oakland Place, an Add to MC. 4-21-36. Olson Wilhelm wf to Wilbur Plath and Duleie Plath (wf) 51.00 QCD L 3 in B 2 in Oakland Place an Add to MC. 4-23-36. McEwen, E. wf to Orpha A Overturf $1.00 L 25 B 2 A. H. Cummings' Add to Mason City. 4-20-36 Leake, Harold L. wf to Lena Cassel Sl.OO QCD beginning at a point 114 ft W of SW comer of L 1 in sub of Lots 12 13 and the R '· links of L 11 in the NW of 3-90-21) tlicncc S 66 ft, thence W 38 ft thence N 6fi Cl, thence E 3S ft to beginning. 4-20-36. Brush Annis Corporation to Guy and Haael Hanley $1.00 Lots 1 .2 in B 14 in Auditor's sub of L 14 ir sub of E 1 /- of SE and that part o: the EVb of NE 18-96-20 lying S of railroad right of way. 8-21-35. McCormick, Frank to Edith Moon and Ethel Formaneck $1.00 L S in sub of SE of NW 11-96-20: also L 4 in Auditor's sub of the E',i of SW of 11-96-20, with exceptions. 4-18-36. Cogswell, Herbert S. and wife to Henry Donner $75.00 Lots 9 and 10 in B 2 in Swaledale. 3-17-36. Hayes, Nellie J., to John E. Herzog and Rose R. Herzog $800.00 N 49 ft of Lots 1 and 2 in Hayes sub of L 8 in B 3 Parker Foster's Second Add to S. M. C. 4-18-36. Strickland, Agnes to Lois Bryson Sl.OO QCD Lots 1 and 2 in sub of Lots 1 and 2 in B 11 in S.'M. C. 4-24-36. ROBKRTSON. .1. M., Sheriff, to N. W. Savings Bank. M. C. $2669.BO Part of L 16 in B 3 Brice and Ong Add to M. C. 4-24-36. WORK STARTS ON PAVING PROJECT 50 to Be Employed Between Wesley and Hutchms; Grading Done. WESLEY--Work has begun on the paving project between Wesley and Hutching with Booth and Olson Construction company. Inc., ol Sioux City in charge. M. J, Kam merer of Sioux City is superintend cnt. When the work goes under i'ul swing, 150 men will be employed 90 per cent of them being drawi from Hancock county where most o the paving is to be done, and the re maining 10 per cent coming fron- KosEuth county. The project known as No. F A. H and F. A. 351C, calls for Uie paving of 5.6 miles of road between Wes ley and Hutchins and when com pleted will shorten Highway No. !·' a distance of approximately a mil in length. Work of grading am placing of forms commenced Men day and the company expected to b pouring cement Tuesday. The roa is under construction now in th middle of the distance with the cre\ working toward Wesley. ' ' Upon completion of ihis half, Cl other will be done in like manne toward Hutchins. The company ha headquarters and equipment in Wes ley for the entire job. With the ex ception of three teams, work is t be done by trucks and tractors Work will be completed in five o six weeks. Two Speeders Held in Traffic Court; Other Violators Sentencec Nelson Robeson. Charles CH was summoned to appear in traffi court charged with speeding on Eas State street Sunday at 45 miles a hour. The hearing was set for Tues day. The hearing for James Fore 1419 North Federal avenue, als charged with speeding on Harriso. r.venue Sunday, was set for Monda afternoon. S. H. Wetter. 126 Fifth stree northeast, and David Murphy, 41 Madison avenue northwest, wer sentenced to attend traffic schoo for improper parking. H. Heimen dinger, city, E. B. Michaelson, IS 1 , South Federal avenue, and Cnarle Trainer, city, were sentenced to th school for double parking. Arthur Ellis, 412 First stree southwest, forfeited a ?1 bond post ed for passing a stop sign. Dry Weather Causes Damage to Gram According to Washington advice about 30,000,000 acres of grain tet ritory are now affected adverse! by drought conditions, with the sit uation particularly serious in Te: as, Oklahoma and Kansas. Fron the Canadian line south through til Dakotas. Nebraska, tn nortbci Texas, precipitation in March and s far in April has been about th lightest in many years. Cool wca thcr has helped prevent even grea er deterioration. Bodies of 2 Youths Missing on Canoe , Trip Are Recovered DAVENPORT .T--The bodies ot Wilbur Williamson. 20, and Wade Lorenzen, IS, who have been missing since they started a canoe trip with Louis O'Haver, 21, Saturday. April 11. were recovered near the mouth of the Hermepin canal late Monday by three fishermen. Although a search was made for O'Haver's body, it was not found. Prof. Josephine L. Rathbone of Teachers college thinks people ought to relax more, and one of her rules is: "Delegate as much of your office work and worries a.s possible to your subordinates. But what, if they relax right, back at. you"--Howard Bruhakr r in Thr New Yorker. Ward Week Greatest Salt! .. . Still Goiai, Strong! Usually 1.29 88' Silk-' slips in lace and tailored styles, bias cut. Tea- rose or white. Sizes 34-44 SAVE 40% ON YARD GOODS Verified Value 15 c t Make drapes, slip covers! Gay patterns! 34 attractive color combinations! Buy now! 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