The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on May 4, 1934 · Page 7
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, May 4, 1934
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MAY 4 1934 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE SEVEN BOYS TO VISIT Y.M.C.A.CAMP Plans Progressing for An Outing to Be Held at Clear Lake. Plans are getting under way for the annual Y. M. C. A. camp at Clear Lake and as a preliminary camp project, boys will take a trip Saturday to the camp. Any boys interested have been asked to meet at the Y. M. C. A. at 10 o'clock in the morning. Transportation to Clear I -ie will be provided. Boys are to furnish their own lunches. The group will return in the afternoon. It is expected that ArtemaK Brown, student at Carleton college, Northfield, Minn., life saving instructor, will'be among the several leaders who will go with the boys, according to Evron M. Karges, director of boys' work at the Y. M. C. A. baseball, games and other entertainment is being planned. The sixth annual Y. M. C. A. camp will be held June 23 to June 30. Boys attending will be in two groups, those of Friendly Indian age, 9 to 11 '.·:, and those of Pioneer a g fii 11 u, and up. Separate pro- grains will be conducted for the two groups. Special stunts, entertainment, educational projects, swim- TONGUES DO WAG Everybody talks . . . Talks Politics, Shoes or Shop. People usually say what they think . . . Lairds Shoes are making folk? talk . . . LISTEN IN hear them rave about . . L A I R D ' C 14 E. State St. ^^ Where Shoes Are KeaUy Fitted ming, games, tournaments, sports and other camp features are being worked out. Judge Studies Defense Move in Slander Suit A' defense motion asking that C. F. Brady and his wife, Nellie Brady, be ordered to state where in Mason City Asa Adams made alleged slanderous statements regarding the Bradys and to specify as to the alleged damages for which the Bradys are suing for $35,000 was taken under advisement Friday by Judge M. H. Kepler.. F. A. Ontjes argued the motion for the defense and John Senneff, Sr., represented the Bradys. CITY BRIEFS Two hundred seventh and eighth grade students from schools in Cerro Gordo county completed a two day session of high school entrance examinations Friday. Joe Lemker, federal building em- ploye, returned to work Friday after a day's absence due to illness. Both laughs and "bronx cheers" will be in order Friday night at the Palace theater when local aspirants to stage fame will exhibit their talent or lack of it in original acts. Augustus Casey, 612 Pennsylvania avenue southeast, left Thursday noon for San Francisco, called by the serious illness of his brother. Frank Casey. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Evans and their daughter, Dorothy, 22, Connecticut avenue northeast, and Ralston McKee and Jack Dougherty left Friday morning for Iowa City, where the younger members of the party will compete in the state music contest, the two boys in the woodwind sextet and Dorothy Evans as a bassoon soloist. Wallace Short to Speak. NEW HAMPTON, May 4.--Wallace H. Short, Sioux City, candidate for the republican nomination as governor in the June primary, will speak here May 10. [Eyesight Needs Constant "RE-VISION" Have Your Eyes Examined Iras RELIEF FAMILIES ARE DECREASING Monthly Report of Social Welfare League Shows Improvement. Reports of the committees of the Social Welfare league were presented at the monthly meeting of the league at the Hotel Hanford Friday noon. Considerable reduction in the number of families obtaining relief was reported during April compared to April, 1933, or even March of 1934. During the past month 476 families were on the old list, as compared to 610 last month and 558 during April, 1933. New families showed a slight increase over last month, 49 being reported for April and only 38 during March. During April last year 168 new families were reported. 'The total number of families receiving help during the month was 525, compared to 648 during March and 726 a year ago. Of these families receiving help. 281 received service only and 244 received - service and relief. Thirty- three visits were made in behalf of clients, 55 visits were made to clients. 780 telephone calls were made. Z2 letters written, 1,512 office calls were made and two telegrams sent, making 2,414 contacts in all. Grocery orders were received by 75 families, coal orders by 27, milk. 78, financial adjustments, 70, new clothing, 40, and 1.748 articles of clothing were distributed from the sewing room and 118 articles of egetables, fruit, jell, etc. $2,746Ciaim Against Shoe Company Assets Is Asked by Executor A S2.746.70 claim for rent and back taxes against the assignment and assets of the Stevens »3hoe company was filed Friday in district court by C. A. Parker, executor of the Fred Randall estate. It was alleged in the claim that the shoe firm had leased the building which it occupied at 105 North Federal avenue from Aug. 1, 1929, to last Feb. 5 on a 15 year contract calling for $300 a month rent, payable in advance, and also stipulating that the lessor was to pay the taxes on the property. By mutual agreement the rent was reduced to $150 a month during the last year of occupancy, according to the claim, and $1,050 hac been paid on the rent but had been applied to back taxes. A total of $1,209.96 was still due as taxes it was averred in the claim. Three Return From Hospital Convention at Council Bluffs Miss Hazel Hill, Miss Marguerite Nash and Miss Ella Wolney, representing the record, diatetics and accounting departments of the Mercy hospital respectively, returned Thursday from Council Bluffs, where they attended the convention f the Iowa Hospital association. 'he convention was In session April 0 and May 1. 110 N. Federal--Mason City Our Special PAINT SALE and DEMONSTRATION Continues Thru Saturday! Helpful information on painting . . . bring in your questions. SPECIAL LOW PRICES IN THE PAINT DEPARTMENT CURRIE-VAN NESS CO.I In 1646 a plague ravished Naples claiming 300,000 victims hi five months. . . · FUR SERVICE Modern Circulating Air Storage Vault. Have your furs cleaned, repaired, relined or remodeled at our LOW SUMMER Rates. Estimates or suggestions by experienced furriers FREE. PHONE 633 BenowitzBros.FurShop 221 N. Federal HOWARD HOME FROM CAPITAL State R. R. Employe and Tax Association Head Gets Support of Bill. Harry R. Howard, state president )f the Iowa railroad employes and axpayers association, and a candidate for state representative in the democratic primaries, has returnee from Washington where he was called by the National advisory council. While in Washington. Mr. Howarc was appointed on a committee oJ :ive to call at the white house to obtain President Franklin Roosevelt's support of the bill now in committee of congress to regulate motor bus and truck transportation in keep ng with the president's promise in :he speech at Salt Lake City during the presidential campaign. The bil proposes that motor bus and truck .ransportation be placed under reg ulation of the interstate commerce commission similar to the railroads Has Heavy Support. The conference was held to in duce congress to get the bill ou of committee. Thirty-five states were represented and a membership of 1.500.000 persons. Mr. Howard had two conference; with the president's private secre tary and a 30 minute conferenc with Joseph B. Eastman, co-ordina tor of railroads. Mr. Howard lef Washington with the assurance tha the bill had a fair chance of com ing out of committee and passin; the house. Two Bills Ahead. The bill is in charge of Chairmai Rayburn of interstate and foreign commerce committee of the house Two bills have precedence over th one Mr. Howard is interested in, th communications bill and th Fletcher-Rayburn Stock Exchan bill. The program at Washington ha the support of the Iowa Truck Own ers association. A three day conven tion was held, with meetings hel and representatives calling on con gressmen, the white, house and th interstate commerce building. · Iowa Boy, 9, Burns to Death in Bar KEOKUK, May 4. (.'PI--Donal Smith, S year old son of Ollie Smit living four miles west of Donne! son, was burned to death toda when trapped in a barn which wa destroyed by lire. Mayor LaGuardia is to give n quarter in his war on the slot ma chine. Nor does the machine.--De trolt News. BUILDING BOOM N SMALL HOUSES SHOWN IN REPORT lason City Leads List of Outstanding Cities in Iowa in Building. A mushroom growth of small omes started in March was con- nucd in Mason City during April o meet the demands of seekers of mall homes. Ten dwellings, mounting to $17,925, were started uring the month. Permits were Iso issued lor seven garages, mounting to 53.825, two small uildings amounting to ?143.19 and wo cellars amounting to ,f!20. The total value on the 21 new uiltlings started during April was 22,013.19 which was within $7,000 f being as much as the total building of the first three months of the ·car. The building total for Mason City for 1934 up to May 1 is $51,:03.19. During March Mason City led the ist of the 16 first class cities of :owa with an estimated building ralue of S22.650 as compared to none at all for March last year Cedar Rapids was second in Iowa vith nearly nine times as much ouilding as reported last year and he gain for the state at large was more than 400 per cent as compared to the building of domes :ic dwellings in March 1934. Repairs on dwellings during Ac.'i amounted to 54,683. on other build' ngs, $307, the total repair bil amounting to $4.990, the total for the year amounting to $9,215. Per nits were also leased for $3.203 Cor additions and $900 in signs. T\vo moving permits were issued dining .he month and one heating permit. Four permits were also issued for electricity, seven for gas and eight 'or plumbing. llinois Law to Put Gasoline Tax Money Into School Funds SPRINGFIELD, May 4 /B--Governor Homer today signed the »pe- :ial session bill diverting one-third of the gasoline tax receipts of the state, counties and municipalities .0 the school distributive fund. The act, which will be effective from July 1 to March 1. 1935, will yield, it is estimated about $7,000,000, approximately $5,000,000 short of :he amount the state owes the school distributive fund. How times change. The fathers couldn't endure the presence of redcoats; now we fearfully obey anybody in uniform.--Kcssingcr's Ile- v'iCW. TALLENT BEGNIS LIFE SENTENCE Taken to Prison Following Conviction of Murder at Wapello. WAPELLO, May 4. (.TX--Eddie Tallent, 24, confessed murderer of Martin Wolz, Oakville farmer, began sen-ing- his sentence of life imprisonment at hard labor at the state penitentiary a't Ft. Madison this afternoon. Tallent was taken to prison by Sheriff George Oakes and Delbert Murray of Burlington within a short time after Judge James Smythe of Burlington had pronounced sentence. The court followed the recommendations of the jury which found Tallent guilty of first degree murder Thursday afternoon and recommended life imprisonment. Tallent was noticeably relieved when the court pronounced aen- tence. Paroled on Good Behavior. Clarence C. Stanton, 29, was paroled Thursday after serving almost 30 days of a 90 day sentence for driving while intoxicated, the balance of the sentence being suspended during good behavior. County Attorney M. L. Mason appeared for the state. A typical American is one who boasts or feels wicked if he passes a little red light--Wisconsin State Journal. 'hristeson, Formerly Eagle Grove Grocer, 72, Dies at Rochester EAGLE GROVE. May -(.--Funeral services for Eric 6, Christeson, 72, who died Wednesday evening- at Rochester, Minn., will be held at the East Side Lutheran church, Monday at 2 p. m., in charge of the Rev. T. J. Scvertson. Mr. Christeson had been a member of the grocery and market firm of Christeson and Flower for many years, but was forced recently to retire on account of ill health. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Mrs. Laverne Carlson at Marshalltown; Mrs. Orin Byro, near Goldfleld; Mrs. Carl Moberg, Staten Island. N. Y., and two sons, Eldon in college at Sioux .Falls, S. Dak. and Evron in Eagle Grove. Popejoy History Given at Gathering of Club POPEJOY, May 4.--The Improvement club met Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Albert Jacobson, Mrs. A. R. Conner was the assisting hostess. The program was in charge of Mrs. Ackerman and Mrs. Hammitt. Mrs. W. R. Busch gave a story of the founding and development of Oakland Valley and Popejoy. R. NOUJH KMOW Tfte LIKE THAT Banish Body Odor This New Odorless Way Leaves No M. S. It isn't the smell of a soap that gets you clean --it's the lather. Ordinary toilet soaps don't lather freely enough in this hard water. They form a sticky soap- scum that works into the pores and dams up stale perspiration. Strong-smelling soaps--no matter how much they lather--can't keep a secret. Kirk's Castile, being a 10095 pure vegetable oil soap, lathers abundantly, even in hard, cold water. It goes deep into the pores, mixes with the stale perspiration curds and sets them free. In a twinkling your .body is as fresh and clean- smelling as a. woodland breeze! "Never Sow Its Equal in Our Hard Water" --ioy» cittern of MeCook, Nebra.ka, wh»r« water It in th» (tat*. Trv Kirk's Coco Castile today. It's odorless. And half f -- again larger than average toilet soaps--an exceptional bargain. Bcpuretoaskfor Kirk'sbynamc. OCEANS OF LATHER-EVEN IN HARD, COLD WATER Procter Gamble MS »** KSff'SSa SMS**' We Have Lost Our Lease! And must vacate our location by August 15. There are no ifs and ands about this sale . . . This is a bona fide close-out. Our Entire High Grade Stock of Diamonds, Watches, Rings, Jewelry, Fixtures, Safes and Office Equipment to Be Closed Out Before August 15 JEWELRY SALE Starting Saturday, May 5, We Will Place Our Entire Stock on Sale for the Purpose of Complete Liquidation of Indebtedness Those Having Accounts With Us Please Call and Make Settlements as the Time Is S h o r t and We Must Clear Our Books. THIS IS YOUR GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY TO BUY GRADUATION GIFTS... AS WELL AS THE MANY JEWELRY ITEMS YOU HAVE BEEN WANTING CALL FOR YOUR WATCH WO UK NOW! LIVERGO ROS. 110 NORTH FEDERAL AVE.

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