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April 28, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

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TEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 28 ·§ 1936 NATIONAL G, A. R. HEAD, 91, ON 5,500 MILE TOUR IN WEST TO MAKE 9,000 IN TOTAL TRIP lowan Scoffs at Stones He Collapsed While East on Visits. DES MOINES, UP»--Oley Nelson of Slater 91 year old national commander of the G. A. R., who has just completed a 3,500 mile survey of east coast posts, was to leave Ames at 9:45 p. m. Tuesday on a 5,500 mile tour of west coast posts. He plans to return to DCS Moines May 22. · "And when I get back," he said Tuesday, "I'll have traveled 9,000 miles, which is a pretty good trip." Commander Nelson scoffed at stories that he suffered a temporary collapse on his eastern trip. "I guess," he said, "they got me mixed up with some old fellow. J enjoyed that eastern trip a lot and I'm looking forward to the western trip as a very pleasant little jaunt." Accompanying Commander Nelson on his western trip will be: Mrs. Mary J. Love, Louisville. Ky., national president of the Women's Relief corps; Mrs. Agnes Up- dell Boyce, St. Paul, national president of the Daughters of Union Veterans and Miss Katherine Flood, national secretary of the G. A. R. Coe Pettit in Concert at Osage M. E. Church OSAGE--Co e Pettit, Mason City pianist, will present a concert Tuesday evening at the Methodist church under the auspices of the music department of the Osage Woman's club. Flan Annual Banquet. GENEVA--The' annual Mother and Daughter banquet sponsored by the W. F. M. S. will be held Friday, May -8, in the Methodist church parlors. The mothers will each bring a covered dish and sandwiches. Saturday Classes Discontinued. GENEVA--The Geneva schools are still in session from 8:30 a. m. to 4:00 p. m. to make up the time lost during the winter. There will be no more Saturday classes. School will close the first week in June. School Becomes Apartment House. FERTILE--Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Hanson from Scarville purchased the old school building from L. C. Stokke. Mr. Stokke has rented it out as an apartment house. Mr. Hanson does not know as yet what he will do. Finds Arm Fractured. EMMETSBURG, tB--For several days M. W. Smith carried on with his- farm work despite a racking pain in his arm. Finally he sought medical aid and discovered the arm bad been fractured when an ailing horse knocked him to the ground as he attempted to treat it. 1936 Pella Tulip Queen and Her Attendants Attending Miss Lcnora Gaas, 1936 Pella tulip queen, are the Blisses Virginia Van Gorp and Betty Lankela (front row) and Martha Inveldt and Ruth Heerema (back row). The queen and her attendants were chosen by a vote of the people of Pella. They will preside over Pella's second annual tulip time festival in the Dutch town May 12 to 16. Hundreds of thousands of tulips from Holland will be in' bloom during the festival. :-: HERE AND THERE :-: Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Several Give Addresses. NORA SPRINGS--At the county W. C. T. U. institute held in the Christian church Friday speakers from other towns included the county president, Mrs. Katherine Carter of Charles City; Mrs. Verne Alice Sopher of Mason City; Mrs. Pearl Bowen of Rockford and Supt. P. C. Lapham of Charles City as well as the Rev. George D. Gaide and Lafe Hill of Nora Springs and the Rev. T. Mclntire of Fort Worth, Tex. Teacher Taken Home. GENEVA--Miss Eva Keller of Northwood came Sunday to take her niece, Miss Evelyn Moore, who has been very ill -with mumps, home with her. Mrs. Harold Knoll is substituting in fifth and sixth grades for Miss Moore. Gives Farewell Party. NORA SPRINGS--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rooks moved to Aberdeen, S. Dak., where Mr. Rooks is employed by Montgomery Ward. Their daughter, Frances, will visit in Mankato on her way · there. The Optimistic club gave Mrs. Rooks a farewell party at the home of Mrs. Frank Bright. Return From Rochester. THOMPSON--Mrs. S. D. Preston, daughter of N. E. Isaacs of Thompson, who has been a patient at Rochester, Minn., the past six weeks was so much improved that she was able to return here Saturday. She came with her sister, Miss Ruth Isaacs, who has also taken treatments for deafness at Rochester. Mrs. Preston has returned to Grinnell. ni With Pneumonia, LAKE MILLS--George Stamp is seriously ill with pneumonia. He operates the.Stamp feed mill. Arrive From . River Forest. OTRANTO--Mr. and Mrs. Robert Spencer have arrived from River Forest, HI., and are getting settled. in their home here. They will spend the summer here as Mr. Spencer has been advised to take a rest. Visit at Cedar Rapids. LONEROCK--Beryl Sanders accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dacken to Cedar Rapids Sunday, Beryl visiting Margaret Gladstone, a student at Coe college, the Dack- For Varicose Veins, Swollen, Strained or Bruised Limbs If you suffer from varicose veins, or with sprained, bruised or swollen limbs, you will find relief and benefit in our high grade seamless elastic hosiery. This hosiery is designed and constructed for all needs. We also carry quality abdominal supporters, in various styles, and are exclusive dealers for the world famous Akron Sponge Pad Trusses. 5 South Federal Ave. -- Mason City Know Your Sfate A Fact a Day About loway! Iowa's 945 high schools last year had 132,596 pupils enrolled, Miss Agnes Samuelson, state superintendent of public instruction, reported. ens visiting their daughter, Dorothy, who is employed there. Daughter Is Born. LAKOTA--Mr. and Mrs; Walter Sachsjare the parents of a daughter. They have two other children, both boys. Visitors From Waterloo. MITCHELL -- Misses Virginia Walters and Vivian Cheney of Wat- terloo spent the week-end at their respective homes here. Were at Ames. ST. ANSGAR--Dr. W. L. Dockstader and family were at Ames Saturday to see about entering Junior Dockstader in college there in the fall. Returns From Clinton. SWALEDALE -- Christ Yetzen who has been employed in Clinton and Cedar Rapids by the Chicago and North Yestern railway for the past three months, returned. Will Go to Sandstone. NORA SPRINGS--C. M. Dreher sold his store here to Carl Engeseth of Elmore, Minn., who will take possion about May 20. Mr. and Mrs. Dreher will go to Sandstone, Minn., about 40 miles south of Duluth. Visitors From Minneapolis. STACYVILLE -- Misses Monica and Olivia Diedrich of Minneapolis, Minn., spent the week-end with their mother, Mrs. Barbara .Diedrich. Still in Serious Condition THOMPSON--Mrs. Cy Ashpole, Sr., 77, who became ill Thursday at her home here, is still in a serious condition, her daughters, Mrs. Peter De Vries of Buffalo Center and Mrs. Eddie'Jensen of this place are caring for her. Returns From Chicago. PLYMOUTH--Everett Graves returned Monday from Chicago where he has been employed for some time. Large Crowd at Play. LONEROCK -- A large crowd attended the senior class play, "Ann Make Believe," Thursday and Friday nights. Enters Iowa City Hospital. LEDYARD--Mrs. Ray . Gordon entered the hospital at Iowa City where she will take treatments. Birthdays Celebrated. MITCHELL--Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Stokes entertained a group of relatives at their home north of town at dinner Sunday, honoring the. birthdays of Mrs. Nellie Stokes, mother of Mr. Stokes, and Mrs. Stokes' mother, Mrs. Emma Fehling, both of Osage. Victims at Kadcliffe. LAKOTA--Mr. and Mrs. Robert Weiler north of town received word Saturday that Mrs. Weiler's brother had been seriously burned at Radcliffe, while helping fight a fire at a neighbor's home, where the father of six little children was burned to death. Mr. and Mrs. Weiler left at once for Radcliffe. Farran to Write Memoirs of Noted Actor, Bennett Two Will Sail for Buenos Aires to Remain There Three Months. HAMPTON -- Don Farran left Saturday night for New York City and will sail from there Friday with Richard Bennett, well known actor and father of Barbara, Joan and Constance Bennett, for Buenos Aires. They will remain in South America three months, during which Farran will write Mr. Bennett's memoirs. The two men, who became personal friends after meeting in California, first planned to write the memoirs four years ago, meantime taking a world cruise, but were delayed. Mr. Bennett, who appeared last winter in "Winterset," Pulitzer prize play, will return to New York with Mr, Farran in time for th,e opening of the theatrical season. Don Farran, who has been employed here several years as night watchman at the Great Western tower, is a writer of note. Many of his poems and short stories have* appeared in magazines and last year he published in book form his poem, "The Ballad of the Silver Ring." He served two years as president of the Iowa Authors' club. RICHARD BENNETT Algona Store Robbed of $15; Police Force for Night Increased ALGONA--Following a letup of petty robberies for three weeks in Algona, the crime was begun again Monday night when thieves entered the Cummirigs five and ten cent store. The store is managed by C. E. Hilsteadt who discovered the theft. Entrance was gained through a basement door by drilling a hole near the lock and inserting some kind of instrument to unlatch it. About 515 in cash was taken from the register. The city recently had an extra force of police on night duty. Water Main Leaks. PLYMOUTH--The water main on South Broadway near the Milwaukee track sprung a leak early Sunday, probably having broken by freezing this winter. The road bed started to cave and it was necessary to rope it off for some distance- THREE ALGONANS BOUND TO JURY Are Arrested After Liquor Raids; Bonds Set at $1,000, $1,500. ALGONA--Three Algona men, Wayne Godden, Walter Zentner and Jens Knudsen, each waived preliminary hearings Monday before P. A. Danson, justice of peace, on charges of illegal possession of intoxicating liquor. All three pleaded guilty and were bound over to the next district court grand jury under bond, which none was able to furnish. Godden's bond was set at 51,000 and Knudsen and Zentner bonds were set at $1,500. This is Zentner's third offense. A raid was made Saturday evening at their respective homes by local officers assisted by three state men .from the Iowa liquor department. The three men are married and have families. Fourty-four members of congress gave as-much as $1 each to rehabilitate a distressed family of eight. You see how it is when it's their own money.--Pittsburgh. Post-Gazette. Mrs. Miller Sends Forms for Primary Ballot'to Printer DES MOINES, UP) -- Mrs. Alex Miller, secretary of state, sent the state primary ballot forms to the printer Monday. The ballot forms carry the names of 590 candidates for congressional and state offices. They will be sent this week to the county auditors who will add county and district candidates to the forms and complete the ballot for the June primaries. Mr. Talmadge seems bent on getting into the white house, even though he has to enter by the billingsgate.--Charlotte Observer. ST. ANSGAR MAN IS FOUND DEAD Sister Searches as Clausen Fails to Appear; Rites Are Conducted. ST. ANSGAR--C.-G. W. Clausen, 78, was found dead in his bed in the west part of town after he did not appear at the home of his sister, Mrs. Zorhorsky, with whom he took bis meals. She .went to investigate and found the body. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the home. NATIONAL Start your baby out right in life by guarding its health and seeing it develops normally. Frequent physical examinations are essential to your baby's welfare. Enter your baby in Merkel's Better Baby C o n t e s t . Weight, measurements and examinations are made by Dr. C. M. Franchere, assisted by Mrs. Givler. Prizes will be awarded to the babies receiving the highest grades. There is no entry y--N~-T«W fee. Call 793 or write for ap- *· t pointments. Appointments should be made at once to avoid crowding during the last few days. Home From Hospital. LAKOTA--John R. Johnson returned from the hospital at Buffalo Center where he had recently undergone an operation for gallstones. Honored at Shower. SWALEDALE -- Mrs. Mattie Carr was surprised Saturday at the home of her son, R. J. Carr, at a miscellaneous shower with 37 guests present. Mrs. R. J. Carr was the hostess. Mrs: Carr will soon be living in her own home. Return to Homes. NORA SPRINGS--Mr. and Mrs. George H. Moore returned to their home .here after spending the winter in Manly and Mr. and Mrs. Will Raymond who have spent the winter in Mason City are now living in their home at Nora Springs. Birthday Is Celebrated. SWALEDALE--The birthday of Mrs. E. P. Ingerham was celebrated Sunday at her home by her family, Mrs. Pearl Roberts and children of Floyd; Mrs. Archie Ingerham and family of near Sheffield and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Russey and son, Mason City. Are Parents of Son. STACYVILLE--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Buntrock are parents of a boy, Fred, Jr., born Saturday. Mrs. Buntrock is staying with her sister, Mrs. Benedict Adams. Held at Lutheran Church. FERTILE -- Clarence Holland from Woden is holding a series of meetings each night this week at the Lutheran church. Visit at Lansing. PLYMOUTH--Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Snell drove to Lansing Saturday to visit relatives over Sunday. They stopped at Decorah enroute to see ·the Luther and Iowa State Teachers' college baseball game and visit with their son, Leland, a member of the latter team. · · · Return From Funeral. SEXTON--Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thompson, Mrs. Laura Francis and Mrs. Howard Mason returned from Redfield, S. Dak., where they attended the funeral Friday of Mrs. Francis' sister, Mrs. Harry Halstead. Are Parents of Son. LEDYARD--Mr. and Mrs. Ed ward Knoner are parents of a son born to them Sunday. They have one other son. Sons Are Born. WESLEY--Barber and Mrs. Harry Mathahs are parents of a boy, Keith, born to them last week. He has been named Keith. Mr. and Mrs. Don Meleney are the parents of a baby boy born to them. Each family had a girl before. Visits at Fairmont. ST. ANSGAR--Mrs. Grace Billington has gone to Fairmont, Minn., to visit for some time., Pioneer lowan Dies. WAVERLY, (JP-- Mrs. Sarah Nes bit, 80. who died at her Shell Rock home Sunday, was the first white person born in Jefferson township of Butler county. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Hayes were the first white settlers in the community, living for years in a log cabin he constructed. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY Daffodil Wash Frocks, 29c Short sleeves and sleeveless. Fast color prints, sizes 14 to 46. Flannel Skirts, $1.79 All wool skirts in dark and light colors. Sizes 24 to 34. Foundations, 79c Corsets and girdles in broken sizes, slightly soiled. Were ?1.98. Men's Socks and Children's Ankiets, pair 5c Silk Stockings, Pair 39c Full fashioned silk stockings in chiffon weight. Slightly irregulars. Not all colors. Towels, Each 7c Half linen bleached towels with colored borders. Marquisette, Yard 5c Fine curtain material priced^ extremely low. Lunch Cloths, 36x36, Each 19c Dresses of Silk or Wool, $1 Light and dark colors. Sizes 14 to 42. Wash Frocks, 79c Slightly soiled, regularly 9Sc, sizes 14 to 52. Boys'Suits, 19c Broadcloth suits, slightly soiled, formerly up to 69c. Sweaters, 49c Children's coat sweaters in sizes 28 to 34. Linens, 39c Pure linen scarfs and vanity sets. Also some of lace. Ticking, Yard lOc Short lengths. Toweling, Yard 5c Part linen unbleached toweling. Fast Color Print^, 36-inch, Yard 9c Blouses and Sweaters One-Half Price Dark" colored blouses and twin sweaters at clearance prices. Purses, 19c Black, brown, blue and a few whites. Were 69c. Rayon Lingerie, 44c One table of rayon gowns, pajamas and children's rayon combinations. Rayon Undies, 39c-3 for $1 Lorraine panties and bloomers of fine rayon Sheeting, Yard 23e Unbleached sheeting, 9-4 width. Priced while it lasts. Pillows, 19c Cretonne and chintz pillows filled with kapok. Soiled Curtains, Pair 29c Organdie Frilling, Yard 5c Permanent finish with real plcot edge. MERKEL'S ECONOMY BASEMENT

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