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EIGHTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 28 · 1936 Mason City's Calendar April 28--Cerro Gordo county young democratic club dance at Denison clubhouse. April 26 to May 2--National Baby week. May 2--Monthly meeting o U. C. T. and auxiliary, at P. G. and E., 6:30 supper. · m May. 4-9--Clean Up, Paint Up, Fix Up campaign sponsored by junior division of Chamber of Commerce. May 8--St. Olaf college church choir to sing at high school auditorium at 8 p. m. REVIEW 20 YEARS OF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WORK Here In Mason City .' Dine and Dance at Shady Beach, -Clear Lake. Music, Kenney Al. · Civic orchestra rehearsal was .'scheduled for Tuesday night. This -may be the last evening rehearsal ·of the organization because of in- 'tensive practice by the high eohool band, which relinquished Tuesday night to the civic organization. ". Get your Paint and Wall Paper 1 Cleaner at Boomhower's. Rent our floor sanding and wax machines. Shepherd's Paint and Wallpaper Co. Ph. 1362. Dog licenses are due now. See .City Clerk. Birth-certificates have been filed -for Harvey Shelton, son of Mr. and .Mrs. George Benowitz, 213 East State street, born April 17; Kay Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Umphoefer; . Kathryn » Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Allen, Mason City, born April 18, and Joan Mae, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lewis Hanson, 1836 North Federal avenue, born April 18. Petition for street paving and sidewalk construction should be filed with City Engineer by May 1. 200 MEMBERS AT FROLIC HELD AT HOTEL HANFORD Amateur Vaudeville Acts and Buffet Luncheon on Program. Twenty years of Mason City Chamber of Commerce history were, reviewed at the spring membership frolic of the organization at the Hotel Hanford Monday evening-. Two hundred members were in attendance for the program which consisted of 10 amateur vaudeville acts and a buffet luncheon besides a graphic presentation of what the chamber has done these past 20 years. President Willis G. C. Bagley presided. - A short statement of the work of the Chamber of Commerce each year since it was organized in the spring of 1916 wag thrown on a screen. Simultaneously B. A. Webster elaborated on the details of the program of work, changes in policy, creation of the transportation department and its farflung services for the community and organization of the community chest. Former presidents of the Chamber of Commerce were introduced. Voted First Place. Those present voted Richard Farrer, who played "Rhapsody Hungarian" on the piano the best of Bruce Elected President of Mason City Rotarians Merkel Named Vice President arid Ristau Secretary of Club. Howard E. Bruce, division manager of the Standard Oil company, was elected president of the Rotary club at a meeting of the board of directors held Monday afternoon in Hotel Hanford. Other officers chosen were Oscar A. Merkel, vice president, and Larry A. Ristau, secretary, re-elected. Members of the board, elected at the weekly meeting of the club, are Mr. Bruce, George Davies, Edward Evans, Joseph Hamilton, F. C. Heneraan, Maurice Judd and Mr. Merkel. The board also named two representatives of the club to .serve as directors of the Clear Lake recreational grounds company. Those chosen for these positions were Jay E. Decker and Howard Reynolds. The new officers and directors will take office July 1. HOWARD E. BRUCE. POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENT I wish to announce my candidacy for the Republican nomination for Supervisor of the third district, Cerro Gordo county, subject to the will of the voters at the primary election, June 1. CHARLES F. HANSEN POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENT I. hereby announce my candidacy for Democratic nomination f o r Sheriff, subject to the will of the ·Democratic voters at the June 1 primaries. TIM R. PHALEN NOTICE I will not be responsible for bills contracted for by anyone but myself.--Lester G. Hilgardner. illiam Willis, 87, Dies Here; Services t'o Be Held Thursday William Willis, 87, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Klinetob, 810 Maryland avenue southeast, Tuesday morning at 5:30 o'clock of infirmities of age. Funeral services will be held at the Baptist church of Shell Rock, bis former home, at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon. The body will lie in state at the Randall funeral home until 10 o'clock Thursday morning, when it will be taken to Shell Rock. Seagulls Seen in Io\va. FERGUSON, UB--Ferguson residents craned their necks as two seagulls, wandering far afield, circled over the town recently. the vaudeville numbers presented by Tad Martin in the role of Major Boos. Young Farrer was given a $10 prize. Phil Cotsones in a song and dance skit, "Feelin' You're Foolin'," was given the second prize of $5, and Phyllis McClellan, diminutive marimba player, third prize of $3. Other numbers included musical selection by the Iowa acordion four; Roy White, Hoosier hot shot; Geraldine Chaffin and Phyllis Lee, nov-, elty tap dance; Harmony Four, glee j surance premiums. Third good will trip by train. Glee club trips many. Initiate move for airport. McCracken speaks. Iowa State Fire Prevention survey. 1927, Garfield E. Breese, president--Chamber and Legion set up airport--build hanger. Fourth good will trip by train. Hundreds of meetings held in chamber rooms. Tourist information furnished free to all corners. 1928, Garfield Breese, president-Seventy-fifth anniversary celebrated. Decisive brief filed in behalf of large federal building-. Transportation department saves Mason city $100,000 a year by .winning "fourth section" case. Ransack the attic, clean out rlosets. kitchen cupboards, etc., lor items for the . . . High School Band" Mothers RUMMAGE SALE HENTGES BLDG., N. FED. Be^innlne Friday mrtrt»Irur, 8:30 a. m. Books, dishes, electric fixtures, clothing. elc. Phone 811 -- a car will call for your -donation. Mrs. Bay Faulty and in charnc. BAKE SALE Everything wrapped In cellophane. Same place, same time. Big $1 Bottle For Only 49c To ionestly pror« the cieat value of OLD M O H A W K INDIAN T O N I C for relieving stomach, kldnw and llrer troubles, we irtll tell until further n o t i c e the regular H bottle (12 ounces) for 49 cents upon presentation ot this ad. Limited 3 to a customer. "We a l s o guarantee that the medlclna Is worth at least ten times That 7ou par lor It Within 13 hours Old Mohawk Indian T o n i o will drive poisons from your system fts black as any infc that ever came from ft bottle. It causes a more natural'action than nr other medicine vra know of. It Is ft sood treatment for rheumatic · and neuritis pains In arms, neck, back, hips and lees, siring speedy relief. Bvory person needs a thorough cleaning out of their system 4 or 5 times year. Tnls makes you less liable to .rheumatism, appendicitis and other dan- serous diseases. Eren one dose will help a tick stomach, gas and bloating. Mailed anywhere. Send Uo for postage.--Ait. Huxtable Drug Co. 116 S. Fed. Ave.--Mason City, la. club and harmony arrangements; Renee Reed, lowa'g youngest tap dancer; Pete Farmakis, fiddle and harmonica and Jean Ludwig, acrobatic dance. Summary Given. Following is a summary of the 20 years of service given by the Chamber of Commerce: 1916, A, M. Schanke,-president- Mason City Chamber of Commerce organized and incorporated. Beet sugar plant obtained by raising $25,000 and giving site. Mason City- Waterloo and Mason City-Austin short lines formed. National Guard companies assisted. 1917, B. C. Way, president--M. B. A. building dedicated. Funds raised for Mason City-Clear Lake paving. Membership campaign nets 1,669 members and $16,390 support. Public rest room is supported. War work begun. 1918, W. S. Wilcox, president- War work of all kinds occupies most of time. Commercial Travelers bureau established. On March 12 at a directors' meeting, W. G. C. Bagley agrees to pay for the luncheons. He can't remember why! 1919, T. A. Potter, president- Nineteenth street southwest paved. Saturday luncheons instituted. Series of trade extension trips taken. Soldiers and sailors homecoming. Agitation for new hotel. Past 20,000 Mark. 1920, T. A. Potter president- Census check pushed Mason City past the 20,000 mark. Board of trustees for waterworks created. Social survey made. Advertising club launched. Famed musicians in all-star summer band. 1921, T. A. Potter, president- National guard company retained. Employment bureau established. Foremen's conference held. Chamber of Commerce glee club begins 10 year history. 1922, H. D. Reynolds, president-Ad club sponsors trophy winning course in retail selling. Chamber gets Fourth street southeast paved. Lays foundation for Taylor bridge. CJee club gives first of many good will concerts in North Iowa and southern Minnesota. Hanford hotel opened. 1923, H. D. Reynolds, president-Transportation department established. First Community Chest campaign raises 510,000. Record year brings 10,000 convention visitors. $8,500 pledged for new AYP highway. City planning studies begun under Holland S. Wallis of Ames. Lester Milligan becomes secretary. Insurance Keclassilied. 1924, E. S. Selby, president- Glee club puts Mason City's first program on air over WCCO. Two- day train trip · by manufacturers and distributors. Social Welfare league founded. Nursing service expanded. $25,000 subscribed to liquidate North Iowa fair debt. 1925, E. S. Selby, president-Jefferson highway at height of influence. Census re-check raises figure to 22,545. Mason City entertains G. A. R.--Giee club on air again. Second good will train trip. I First Christmas party held. 1926, J. H. Marston, president-Re-classification for fire insurance rating saves $20,000 annually in in- Chest He-Organized. 1929, E. H. Wagner, president- Chest re-organized. .$50,000 cam I paign oversubscribed $2,500. £4,000 guarantee fund subscribed for free gate fair. Glee club on the air for fourth time. Visit to Algona Dia mond jubilee starts new type and series of Good Will trips. 1930, B. H. Wagner, president- New chamber budget set-up anc over $20,000 subscribed. Census recheck shows Mason City now 23,304. Fourth southwest propertj sold. Sugar beet indebtedness paid over 80 per cent. Junior division or gauized. Night football made possi ble Celebrate completion of paving on the J. H. and erect state line marker. 1931, B.A. Webster, president-Hampton, Osage and Forest City good will trips. Builder?' exchang formed. Federal building under way additional ground purchased. Mar ket survey issued. New charitie.. and advertising agreement. Hospi tality committees at North Iowa fair. Largest community chest fun raised, nearly 62,000. 1932, B. A. Webster, president- New tourist and convention folde issued. Largest number of conven tions since 1923 scheduled. Co-ordin ating committee on relief activitiei at work. 1933, Willis G. C. Bagley. presi dent--$10,000 in scrip--the rnos successful issue in the U. S. A. Ma son City comes through bank holi day with colors flying--celebration First building and home furnishings show. NRA buries Chamber ii work. Giant parade. 1934, Willis G. C. Bagley, presi dent--Class IV in fire insurance saved, $8,000 a year saved .in pre miums. Honors won in inter-Chamber fire waste contest. Permanent decorative street lighting by junior- retail campaign. U.'S. highway No is organized. New type good wil: trips begun by manufacturers and distributors. Activities Studied. 1935, Willis G. C. Bagley, president 1 --Legislative committee meets weekly all winter on state and national issues. Study of 12 years activity by transportation department shows savings, largely "poor man's rates" amounting to 5300,000 annually. Re-vitalized chest oversubscribes $51,000 campaign. Four good will trips "Through all these 20 "years, this is only half the tale," concluded Mr. Webster. "There is a tremendous record of personal and committee service to business and to visitors. Industries have been helped to locations, others have been saved to Mason City, others have had vital rate problems solved. "Other types of personal, business and community problems have been salved and soothed and oft times cured. A lot of money, a vast -amount of personal thought, time and effort has gone into the task of making Mason City a better place in which to live and in which to do business." Electric Motor Repairing By Experienced Men New Motors Bought and Sold Zaek Bros. ELECTRIC CO. 806 Second 8. W. Phone 977 Fort Dodge Man Fined $5 on Speeding Charge Arthur Robinson, Fort Dodge, was fined $5 and costs Tuesday by Police Judge Morris Laird on a charge of speeding. Robinson was arrested on South Federal avenue near Fourth street Monday. Nelson Robeson, Charles City, forfeited a $5 bond posted when arrested on a similar charge. A. L. Whistey, 107 Eighth street southeast, was sentenced to attend traffic school on a charge of double parking. James Ford, 1419 North Federal avenue, was sentenced to traffic school on a charge of reck- les driving. He also paid the court costs. Jefferson Beauty Shop to Be Moved to Weir Building Miss Mynnie Bruner, proprietor of the Jefferson Beauty shop for the past two years, will move the shop to new quarters in suite 301-302 of the Weir building. The name of the shop will be announced in Wednesday's issue of the Globe-Gazette, according to Miss Bruner. The telephone number of the shop will remain the same, 267. Miss Bruner had 14 years experience as a beauty shop owner in Waterloo before coming to Mason City. For the past two years she has operated the shop at the Jefferson Transportation station, 16 First street southwest. The new quarters have been engaged to -accommodate the patronage the shop has gained during that time. The latest type of equipment used in beauty shops has been installed and the new shop will have sufficient driers so that no customer will have to wait, according to Miss Bruner. The New Ray machineless permanent wave will be featured in the new shop. Light, ventilation and coolness will be obtained at the new quarters with 10 windows. A special booth for men .will also be a feature of the shop. Scalp treatments and manicuring will be given in this booth, which will have a separate entrance from the beauty shop. The new shop will be opened to the public Saturday. SOCIETY HOUSEHOLD EMPLOYES HEAR MRS. HARRISON Household employes class heard a talk on dealing with children given by Mrs. G. E. Harrison at a meeting at the Y. W. C. A. Monday evening. Mrs. Harrison gave several points in dealing with children, advising against threatening and bribing. urging that a soft clear voice be used in speaking, .that the child's attention be held, and that a good example be set. At the next meeting Thursday table service and planning a simple menu will be discussed j by Mrs. F. J. Olson. MASON CITYANS ENTERED IN HALF OF SOLO EVENTS 5,000 Cots Set Up at Iowa City for Musicians at Festival. Soloists from Mason City high school are among 220 to compete at the state music festival at Iowa City Thursday and Friday, with the local school entered in half of -the events. Mason City will have 19 entrants in the state contest as a whole. The name of Barbara Scott, piano soloist, was unintentionally omitted from a previous listing which showed Mason City entered in 18 events. Miss Scott, who won easily in stiff subdistrict and district contests, will compete against 11 other pianists at Iowa City. Numbers Are Listed. The numbers of soloists in various events at Iowa City are: Clarinets, 14; trumpets, 14; sopranos, 13; cel- ists, 12; flutists, 12; baritone horn slayers, 12; French horn players, 12; pianists, 12; violin, 11; trombone, 11; saxophone, 10; tuba, 10; contralto, 10; baritone-bass, 10; oboe, snare drum, 9; viola, 8; bassoon, !; marimba, 8; tenor, 7; string bass, * and harps, 2. Crews of University of Iowa workmen Tuesday began the task of setting up some 5,000 cots at 20 .emporary dormitory centers as of- icials of the state high school music estival at Iowa City made' final ilans for the accommodation of more than 7,000 visitors at the tate's largest contest. Play in 5 Centers. In the office of the university extension division, assistants as- umed the job of assigning living uartere to the 6,500 musicians, chaperons and drivers of cars who accompany the musicians here, totels, private homes and frater- ity and sorority houses were to be sed to accommodate friends and elatives of the students. Contest rooms at five locations re being made ready, while every uitable room remaining will be sed for rehearsals. Bruce E. Mahan, director of the xtension division, said that ap- roxirnately 1,100 musicians would ompete in the solo and small group vents during the first day, and that ne peak of the crowd would prob- bly be reached late Friday -when arge groups arrive. Mason City is entered in all of the imall group contests. The entrants n these events are: Woodwind Group. Class AA and A--Burlington, Dean to Be Buried Funeral rites for Dr. C. H. Stange, dean of the division of veterinary medicine at Iowa state college, Ames, since 1909, who died Sunday will be conducted at 2 p. m. Wednesday in the college Memorial union. The Rev. Walter T. Barlow, pastor of the Ames Collegiate Presbyterian church, and Dr. Nelson P. Horn, college chaplain, will officiate at the services. WESSELS-SPUKGEON John Wesselg of Goodell was married to Wanita May Spurgeon daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Spurgeon, 920 Ninth street southeast, Monday evening by the Rev. C. L. N. Wigdahl at the Trinity Lutheran parsonage. Mr. and Mrs. Spurgeon attended the couple. Mr. Wessels and his bride will live on a farm near Goodell. AT THE HOSPITALS Otto H. Kruse,- Northwood, was admitted to the Park hospital Monday for treatment. Jean Harris, route 3, was dismissed-from the Story hospital Monday following a minor operation. Babe Smith, 703 Fourth street southwest, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Monday for treatment. Mrs. Henry Smith, 630 Maryland avenue southeast, was dismissed rom the Park hospital Monday fol- owing treatment. Miss Shirley Smith. Fprest City, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Monday for a major operation. A daughter weighing: 6 pounds 1 iunce was born to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Clute, 1101.^ Delaware avenue outheast, at the Mercy hospital Monday. Mrs. Clarence Congdon, Britt, was dismissed from the Mercy hos- lital Monday following a major op- iration. Mrs. Reed'Allen, 622 Monroe ave- lue southwest, was dismissed from he Mercy hospital Monday follow- ng treatment. Mrs. George Schnicder and infant laughter, Garner, were dismissed rom the Mercy hospital Monday. A daughter weighing 7 pounds 10 iunces- wag born to Mr. and Mrs. Ira Harper, 1218 Adams avenue north- .·est, at the Mercy hospital Tues- ay- Raymond Luth, Northwood, was dmitted to the Mercy hospital Tuesday for a minor operation. j Centerville, Iowa City, Red Oak, loosevelt of Des Moines, West Vaterloo, Creston, Mason City. Class B and C--Sigourriey, Denion, Vinton, Corydon, Logan, Ona- tii, Odebolt. String Group. Class AA and A--McKinley of ledar Rapids, Central of Sioux City, st Waterloo, East of Sioux City, Vest Waterloo, Marshalltown, lurlington. Mason City, Roosevelt of es Moines. Class B and C--Sigourney, School or Blind, Vinton; Cedar Falls, Cher- kee, Knoxville, Story City. Brass Groups. Class AA and A--Central of Sioux Mty, Mason City, Lincoln of Coun- il Bluffs, Wilson of Cedar Rapids, owa City, Centerville. Class B and C--Logan, Northwood, Ida Grove, Nevada, Spirit Lake, Sigourney, Vinton. Lloyd Smith Wins Townsend Debate Lloyd Smith, Forest City, affirmative speaker in a debate at the Townsend club No. 1 meeting at the P. G. and E. auditorium Monday evening was voted the winner over John Van Ohlan, Sheffield, negative speaker. The subject of the debate was "The Townsend Recovery Plan Shall Be Enacted Into Law." Loretta Ewing sang "In the Gloaming" and "Juanita." She was accompanied by Helen Swaler. Mrs. Royce Farrer gave three selections, "Album Leaves," waltz by Edward Grieg: "Caprice Viennese," by Frits Kriesler, and "Music Box" by Lie- bach. The club will meet Thursday evening at the Y. M. C. A. at 8 o'clock to select a delegate to attend the state convention in Des Moines May :0. One delegate from each state will be selected t'o attend the national convention at Kansas City, July 3, 4, 5, as an advisory board. Expectations of 30,000 delegates have been made for this convention. SERVICES HELD FORD.CHILSON The Rev. William Galbreth andtheRev.W.H.Kam- pen in Charge. Funeral services for Dellfonzo Chilson, 84, who died suddenly at his home, 1303 Delaware avenue southeast, Thursday afternoon, were held Monday afternoon at the McAuley funeral home, with the Rev. William Galbreth, pastor of the Olivet M. E. church, and the Rev. Walter H. Kampen, pastor of the Central Lutheran church, in charge. Mr. Galbreth used as his text John 15:15, "I have called you friends." Mrs. A. D. Anderson and Mrs. L. H. Lundahl sang "Lead Kindly Light" and "Abide With Me." They were accompanied by Mrs. Leon Woodward. Passing is Warning. "Mr. Chilson's passing from our midst with so little warning has brought a presure to bear upon life for you 'and for me," said the Rev. Walter H. Karnpen. "We are brought face to face with life's inevitable fact: the brevity of our days here together. We children of this earth must soon learn to know that the ,sun goes down upon every life: that each life has a closing chapter, last page. We have no rule nor power to say that each of us shall live to be 70 or 80 years of age ere we, too, shall step beyond into God's eternity. Death is no stranger; we are ever in its presence as we are in the air we breathe. Like the morning sun it is with us today; it shall be so, as well on the morrow. "It is true we were friends," said Mr. Kampen, "not alone did we salute each other as brother--spend the time of life's brief day together in pleasant conversation, but we two sat down together at the great banquet and here in the midst of so much which is imperfect and surrounded by all which is dying daily, we read God's word of life abundant and joy made perfect. As Ships pass. "Our lives were as ships which passed in the night--a salute--a smile--a prayer, and then his life steered into port beyond my vision." Pallbearers were Bert Rule, 0. M. Iverson, Leroy Thompson, Carl Parker, Herman Knudson and Charles Clark. Burial was at Elmwood cemetery. FINED $10. Robert Holt, 638 Polk avenue southwest, was fined $10 and costs by Police Judge Morris Laird Monday afternoon on a charge of disorderly conduct. Harry Pritchard, arner, forfeited a $10 bond posted when arrested Sunday on a similar charge. The men had engaged in a fight on South Federal avenue. Have Your . . . Wedding picture made here, at your home, or at the reception hail. R U S S E L L PHOTO STUDIO PHONE 2272 NEXT J. C. PENNEY CO. Many who s u f f e r from rectal t ro ubles w o u l d quickly seek relief if they but knew or were familiar with modern rectal office methods. Modern rectal office practice cuts the cost, does not cause confinement, Is painless, efficient and satisfactory. Dr. R. W. Shultz, D. 0. 218-219-22U First National Bank Building PEOPLE . . . who have tested Fireside Fuels over a period of years find them to be the most economical in the long run and by far the most satisfactory. FIRESIDE FUEL CO. Phone 888 For Sale or Almost new 32 volt, 1,000- Wott Wind Power Electric Plant. Also used Delco Light Plants. J A C O B Y Battery and Electric Service 110 So. Delaware Phone 319 ORGANIZATION OF PEACE FORUM TO BE DECIDED HERE Delegates From Churches and Societies Invited to Thursday Meeting. Delegations' rrorn 58 churches clubs and societies have been invited to attend a meeting Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock at the Y. M. C. A. to consider the organization of a forum as a part of the Emergency Peace campaign. Representatives of the Emergency Peace campaign have scheduled May 14 for a meeting in Mason City in event it is decided to participate in its program. . The committee designated to call the meeting is made up of the Rev. David L. Kratz of the Church of Christ, Fred Heneman and R. B Irons. Asked to Send Delegates. "Some of the churches of Mason City have been approached by an organization known as the Emergency Peace council which proposes to send to Mason City on May 14 a team of three men to address a meeting or meetings on the subject of plans for the preservation of world peace," the committee's letter stated. "This is represented as part of a nation-wide program. "The undersigned have been asked to act as a committee to get' 'n touch with the various civic organizations of the city to see if .hey wish to participate in promot- ng something on the order of an 3pen forum at which these men should be heard as well as any ther speaker who might be invited [ that seemed desirable either at hat meeting or a later one. "Neither the undersigned nor the churches stand as' sponsors for these speakers or the organization they represent. May Hear Views. "It does afford an opportunity to hear the views they have to express on a subject that, of course, has a universal appeal. "If it was desired generally enough, other forum meetings might be held with other local or guest speakers on the same subject or other of broad enough interest. "Would your organization care to have two or more representatives attend a meeting at the Y. M. C. A. Thursday evening, April 30 at 7:30 to initiate such activity along this line as may be acceptable to the group invited?" The Emergency Peace campaign is a national movement with Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick of New York as head of the sponsors, it was pointed out. Other prominent backers include Prof. John Dewey of Columbia university, Gen. Smedley D. Butler, President George W. Coleman of the Babson Institute, Frank E. Gannett, editor and publisher, and a number of other prominent men and women. Speakers scheduled to come to Mason City are Dr. Elmer Friddell, pastor of the First Baptist church of Seattle, Wash.,, and authority on Asiatic political and economic conditions, the Rev. Lewis Dunnington of Duluth, traveler and writer on soviet Russia, and the Rev. Ray Hunt, pastor of the First Christian church at Lincoln, Nebr. SURPRISE PARTY FOR JESS KEEL Jess Keel was honored at a sur- irise party given at his home, 119 "lighteenth street southeast, on his birthday by about 25 friends and relatives. The time was spent in Jaying 500 and a musical program vas given by Mrs. Leon Woodward, gift was presented to Mr. Keel ind refreshments were served at he close of the evening. Out-oi- own guests were Mr. and Mrs. -oy Thorn of Eagle Grove and Mrs. ithel Bradford of Clarion. SPECIAL SALE While They Last! HOOVER Previous models reconstructed at Hoover factory. THIS MONTH ONL7 HOOVER SPECIAL MODEL 105 ONLY Every Hoover Special carries a Hoover guarantee tag, which is positive assurance that the cleaneryqu buy has teen reconstructed by the Hoover Company itself. It has back of it--not some irresponsible, unknown firm--butthe honor, prideand workmanship of a great company. It is carefully and completely rebuilt by the Hoover factory's own skilled experts. Old parts are replaced-- not by cheap parts--but by genuine, new Hoover pieces. Result: marvelous Hoover efficiency and service, guaranteed for ONE FULL YEAH. Hoover Special Model 105 can be purchased, this month only, at the remarkably low price of $19.95 --the lowest offer Hoover has ever made. Take advantage of it now. EXTRA EASY TERMS 95cDOWN ® 4 3 e A W E E K (Small Carrying Charge) PEOPLES GAS AND ELECTRIC COMEDY Sale Closes Saturday Night A Few Bargains Left AH Leather Work Shoes $1.98 Hame Straps, 2 for 25 Breast Straps, $1.25 value 75 Halters ,98 Horse Collars, low as 1.00 New and Used Harness, low as. ... 10.00 Dog Harness, low as 49 Dog Collars, low as 25 P. P. Laundry Cases 1.19 A few real Leather Ladies' Purses, Billfolds, Brushes, I Combs at real values. We still have a few Glass Floor Cases, an up-to-the- minute Iron Safe, Lighting Fixtures, etc. Lehman Stoek 16 South Delaware Ave. Mason City, Iowa j CALL FOR YOUR REPAIRED GOODS AT ONCE E Y

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