The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 29, 1939 · Page 13
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 13

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 29, 1939
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 1939 Mason City's Calendar March 24-April 3--School spring vacation. March 28-31--Globe-Gazelle cooking school, high school auditorium. March 29-31--North Iowa building and borne furnishings show, nigh school gymnasium. Bttrch 30--Veterans of Foreign wars annual stag membership dinner. April 2--"Seven .Last .Words of Christ" by Dubois, 7:30 o'clock. St. John's Episcopal church. April 3--Early diagnosis campaign meeting o£ Cerro Gordo County Tuberculosis association at 12 o'clock noon, in Eadmar hotel. April 12--Annual nomination and election of officers ot V. JF. W. at hall at 7:30 p. n. Here in Mason City Insist on Shepard Abstracts. 302508 Foresters BIdg. Ph. 284. air. and airs. Jack Corcoran, 815 Madison avenue northwest, returned Wednesday morning from Los Angeles where they spent the winter. They reported being among the 75,000 persons who attended the Iowa picnic. Evangelist Burroughs A. H'al- tnp will return to Radio Chapel Sunday for services at 2:45 and 7:45 o'clock, it was announced Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Waltrip closed a revival campaign in Nashville, Tenn., Sunday. Mrs Waltrip will go to Boston, Mass.. for a short campaign there before returning to Mason City. MANY DOGS ARE NOT LICENSED Penalty of $1 on Each Unpaid License Accrues After Friday Only half of Cerro Gordo's dogs had licenses Wednesday, the county auditor's records revealed, and penalties will be assessed against the owners of the other half it they do not procure their tags before Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Beginning April 1 a penalty of SI accrues on each delinquent dog tax, according to lav,-. Until that time the tax is SI on each male or spayed female and S3 on each female;dog, the auditor said. ·". The auditor's office had collect- 'cd license fees on--l,47S-dogs up to Wednesday noon. In 1938, 2,945 dogs were assessed, the records show while licenses wore paid on only 1,846 to the auditor. An additional 365 persons paid their tax with penalty to the treasurer aJfter April 1. The number of dogs assessed in each of the county's taxing districts in 1938 and the number delinquent on April 1, 1938, were! listed as follows: MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE -- -- _ . _ - - ^ _ " * F ~ ' V - ' * ' *-/*.*. JL VJiv\j *-*M-\Jf\£jLj 1 A 1^ . j , 5 30JDealers^Open Building Home Furnishing Show f c i r r n f t nr IIAUP *«_ ^ . ~ ~ " ~ ~ * ------ *___ NEEDS OF HOME NOW DISPLAYED AT HIGH SCHOOL Materials for House Construction Important Phase of Exhibit The seventh annual building | and home furnishing show was of- j ficially opened to the public Wed- | ncsday afternoon for a three day ' run as 28 Mason City dealers com- i pleted their exhibits in the high school gymnasium. Eveiylhing needed in the construction ol a home from the raw material to the completed house and financing is displayed at the show which will run through Friday. Two modern kitchens are outstanding at the show. The kitchens are complete with combined sinks and dishwashing machinery, electric refrigerators, electric mixers, stoves and ironers. The fix- | tures in the two displays are finished in'"while trimmed in chromium. Flower Displays Effective The flower display holds another prominent spot in the show. Attractive table displays of flowers are featured in the exhibit. A model built to scale is outstanding in (he exhibit of Mason City's water system, The model, built by D. R. Richardson, local architect, shows the new water tank and the fire substation. Also in the exhibit is an operating model of Mason City's pumping system. Materials for Hie home are shown in lumber, cement, brick, tile, sand and gravel displays. The furnishings of the home are displayed in roofing, ventilating, electrical fixtures, furniture, draperies, wallpaper, paints, laundries and other exhibits. One 1 ---- -- -f- _- ,, , Start New Roosevelt Junior High Superstructure ff3Kf^ v Vy^ft^yffi*.1UJL^Min^f. iQ^~±r-ir-----· "t~"" " ' ' · ' ····'· ---- W o r k on (he superslructure of (lie Jiciv Roosevelt junior liter, school will begin in earnest about April 1, Hansen and Waggoner, llie architects, announced Wednesday. Contracts for materials already are uemg let and other preparations made b.v Ring Construction corporation, .Minneapolis, general contractors on the §300,000 PWV nroiecl Completion is slated lor Sept. 1. »TMjeci. ,, The picture above is from an architect's drawing and represents ihe bmldine as it will look when completed. The nearest potat^ the Picture is the .southwest corner of (he building with the south wall Townsend Club Mass Meeting to Be Held atY.W.C.A.Friday The Townsend mass meeting will be held at the local Y. W. C. A. Friday evening instead of at the Y. M. C. A. as was formerly a n n o u n c e d . M i s s Roberta .SclunuGle, national speaker, will be on the program. This is her I second appointment in Mason City. of (he gymnasium-auditorium extending (o the right The main donr way also is fa (lie Southwest Corner of the buifdins ,, d Tates west hulla "* dLr£Ct ' 5 ' Officials Optimistic MOHAWK GAGERS FETED BY CLUB Coach Grimsley Is Speaker at Weekly Meeting of Lions Lions club members feled Coach J. A. "Judge'' Grimsley and members of his high school basketball squad at their weekly luncheon meeting in th e Hotel Hanford Wednesday noon. , Coach Grimsley reviewed the types | season just ended, and the tourna- I ment play, which saw the Mo| hawks f i g h t their way to the state . One of the features of the buildinf will be the hufre auditorium- srninasium capable _ o f seating 2.000 spectators at busketba 7a,"" s TMt a'sZ^r n .? (fCet 10 I!' 0 '' 65 V i d e ' rom " orU) to *°u«' «' '.-" snnn ^P"TM'"^ ?° sl to mar ll "= view of (he floor. The roof ,,-ilJ be supported by steel truss spans. (Kaycnay cneravlng.) Water Main Break Causes Amusing Situations Here The broken feeder water main at Seventh and Pennsylvania avenue northeast created several amusing situations Wednesday morning as Mason Cityans prepared to go to work. Has Dry Shave The dormitory men were left high and dry ut the Mason City Y. M. C. A. when the break happened. One of thc men had nicely lathered his face with soap, preparatory to doing the shaving act when the water quit. The victim "How soon can 1 and "Is there can I shave'.'" take a bath?" ....,, .,, ...^ ,, drought?" were common inquiries but as soon as the trouble was explained everyone took llle situation in good spirit. Laundries Delayed Several of the Mason City laundries were delayed about bait an hour by thc break. However, service was restored in short order by the water department. Restaurants also were affected by the PLAN RITES FOR LILLIAN HARPER Mrs. J. C. Robinson' Receives Word of Funeral April 15 ' Funeral services for Mrs. Lillian Harper, formerly of Mason City, who died last week in South Pasadena, C;il.. will be held here about April 15, according to word received here Wednesday by Mrs J. C. Robinson, 'd~ Linden drive sister of Mrs. Harper. Mrs. Harper had resided practically ;ill her life in Mason City making her home at IB Connecti- j cut avenue northeast with her husband. Elan Harper, for many years. After his death in 1932 she moved to California about STATE BRAND TO HOLD QUARTERLY GATHERING HERE Representatives of 70 Creameries Will Attend Meeting Tlie quarterly meeting of the [ Iowa Stale Brand Creameries. | Inc.. w i l l be held at the plant I Thursday, with representatives | expected from most of llie 70 j member creameries of tlie organization. | Reports of business transacted I in tlie various departments of tlie corporation will lie made and plans discussed for the spring and summer season, according to Roy W. Storviek. general manager. The spring and summer season is highly important in the creamery business for that is the time of the year when the largest volume ot .sjoods is handled, it was pointed out. Mr. Storvick announced that Dr. funeral home. District-Mason City-l Mason City-2 Mason City-3 Mason City-4 Clear Lake .. Dougherty .. Meservey . .. Plymouth . .. Rock Falls .. Rockwell ... S waled ale .. Thornton ... Bath Twp. .. Clear Lake .. Dougherty .. Falls Geneseo , Grant ... Grimes .. Lake Lime Creek Lincoln Mason . Mount Vernon Owen Pleasant Val. Portland ... Union Assessed .. 317 .. 349 .. 359 .. 289 .. 30 .. 14 . . 17 .. 25 .. 10 . . 51 ... 21 .. 30 .. 87 .. 95 75 .. 80 .. 70 ... 99 .. , 89 ... 89 .. 318 . . . 82 .. 123 .. 92 ... 82 .. 86 .. 70 TOTALS 2,945 Unpaid 20:! 193 208 18!! 4 4 1 3 2 9 12 9 6 7 27 17 31 14 42 21 20 8 19 31 1,099 The show officials had a light snow storm to contend with Wednesday in their effort to attract a large opening day attendance. The Wednesday afternoon crowd was small but committee in charge was optimistic over the three day total attendance and estimated 6,000 persons would visit the show providing the weather was suitable. .During the past five years the attendance has increased frcin 2,200 in 1934 to 5,593 in 1938. Interest in the annual preview of building and furnishing styles has steadily increased during the past five years and \vith thc aid of spring weather show officials hoped an all time record would be set this year. The committee in charge of the 1939 show is Jay Tubbesing, chairman, Harry .D. Makeover, John Moen and Emil Ko'erber. tournament semifinals before losing to Diagonal, defending champions. The mentor declared that, in the 16 years he has witnessed tournament play, he has never seen a game equalling that in which Mason Ci\y upset Sac Cily i. .-- "«i^i ^LtiL. J.HC visual l a u i u i i L h tijiu were aiiecieu uv tno finished his shaving in a dry man-i leak and for several hours "after ner spiced with mumblings. Another of the victims just had stepped into the shower when the the pressure was restored the drinking water was discolored. Fire' Department Lucky tragedy occurred. Severn! of the "We were fortunate not to have * ? 11OWI "S "'C roundl men left for work without even j any fires while the water pres- V, TM ' th i group will the pleasure of brushing their sure was cut off,'' Fire Chief Dan · ^ own Meeting of 11 Shire explained. ''The only call we had was to investigate a fur- teeth. Caught Brushing Teeth. Tlie broken water main Sevelal amusln « "'""dents ROUNDTABLETO DISCUSS SOUTH Sharecropper Problem, AAA, TVA, Included in Forum at Local Library "Is the -south our number 1 economic problem?" will be the topic ,..._ I l t l l l u a u i l l l u of (lie final international round- dlecl in I92! - She keeps her own table discussion at the Mason City i llous . e ' P" 1 " 1)ei ' ?«·'» meals. "And library Thursday evening at 7:30. j '· '*'-S ' 1C a "'' U 81VCS rnc The group will discuss the I · sharecropper problem, effects ot tiie AAA, education, farm owner- FLOORENE FOR FLOORS ANoWOODWORK F. years with the chemistry r.t |pla A m C "' W '" dep (he past 10 rtmcnl of dairy State college charge of the SUFFEKS LEG INJUKV - mi ini-ec FENTON--Irvin HusUamp suf- ycars ago. A brother. August Stock j- fcl ' oc! ;l painful injury late Mon- also lives in Mason City. j day when he pierced his left leg Funeral arrangements are in charge of the MacAuley and Son Widow, 90, Lives Alone CONNEAUT. Ohio. (U.R--Nine- ty year old Mrs. Marietta Annis has lived alone since her husband with a pitchfork, piercing the flesh about 3 inches while he wns bedding the hen house. One application of i contorting Resinol I gives prompt relief, s oily base soothei parched skin. - , --"v.,-*....^.,, i t u j j l I M V I I U i -ship, the Negro situation and TV-\ aid. Following the roundtable dis- --.- listen to _ .... ...Doting of tlie Air" on the nidio at 8:30 p. in. nace." ployed in that game, he ex_,... tvl , was to retain possession of the ball, and get the majority of shots, and t h a t the local cagers succeeded in t h i s ' w n s evidenced in their victory. "Should Be Fraud of Team" Auto Misses Flood , ____________ lhe - Y " W " C ' A ' as thc « irb A few seconds liie - " " ' ' r w s e c o n s e ° TM ie » ' » c r W ° Ve ,'" t h e midst ° f lhcir morn- main broke, an automobile passed lng u i e a n u p whel , (!K , w;Ucl . was over the. spot at Seventh street shut off. One of the [iris was caught in the net ot brushing her teeth and her mouth was full of toothpaste when the water stopped. In fact ''The community has a right to 1 l ' le § u '' s sa 'd the victim resembled feel proud of this team," asserted a ma ? d °S for awhile. Several of At Hospitals George Gaymr. Manly, was admitted to the Park hospital Tues- "Judge," adding that he. u= ,, coach, was disappointed that the team did not win thc stale championship. the girls also were in the showers. ' Switchboards Swamped Switchboard operators in the wii^iiiij. o*\ i Luuuutti u operators in tne Coach Grimsley also stated that I Mason City hotels were swamped the tournament site at Des Moincs j u ' ith talls from their patrons following a minor op-.j in which she explained the work I .. r il, _ i · i · LIONS CLUBS AT CHARTER NIGHT Waterloo Den Granted Charter, Local Men Attend Meeting There Twenty Lions clubs from north- Benton County Rural Electric Users Will Go on Honor System PROSSER, Wash.. (,P)--Bentou county rural electrification customers soon will go on the honor system. They will read their own meters, figure up their own bilis and pay by money order to their postman. Superintendent J. B. Whilehead said the plan is ex- . .--... ... -rf..r jvjuillL;; .,-"« *....? L.V.I, m^n is far from satisfactory, and t h a t ' when the water stopped. despite the fact Des Moiiies i s ' ~ centrally located and is the state capital, it was inevitable that the tournment would be held at Iowa City, site of the State University of Iowa. - ..._ ,,.,. -,,._- Professor Abbott to Speak day for treatment. The speaker was introduced by Mrs. Harry G. Thorne. 653 I Russell Girton. program chairman Third street northeast, was ad- i for the past three months, who mitted to the Park hospital Tues- now retires from that position to day for treatment. be succeeded bv C Frederick Master Richard Prchn. 114 1 -'- Beck. South Federal avenue, was dis- j Betty Hanes made an announce- mi.ssed from the Park hospital; ment in behalf of the Girl Scouts. eration. Marjorie Wolff, 1220 Kentucky avenue southeast, was dismissed from the Park hospital following treatment. Gaile Smith, 518 ..Pennsylvania avenue northeast, was dismissed from the Park hospital Tuesday following treatment. Ella Farran, 1739 North Federal avenue, was dismissed from the Park hospital Tuesday following a minor operation. Mrs. August Carstens, city, was dismissed from the Park hospital Tuesday following a minor operation. A son weighing 8 pounds ?, ounces was born to Mr. and Mf* Walter Jackson. 212 Twentieth street southeast, at the Mercy ho«- pital last Thursday. A son weighing 8 pounds 9.'ounces was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Reardon, 110 Jefferson avc- "When j and Pennsylvania avenue northeast. The manhole covers were raised more than a fool and w a t e r flooded the street. Shampoo Delayed Sirs. Margaret Moehlenhof. executive secretary of the Social Welfare league. \vas one of the Mason Cityans caught with toothpaste in thpir mouths. It was reported at one of the local beauty shops that a patron was in thc process of a shampoo when the water stopped. - gion Auxiliary work meeting will ------ _ -..^-^ -- « t-iiiii^ C I L mt; home of Mrs. James Slayden. Mrs A COMPLETE OPTICAL SERVICE Examination, Prescriptions. Grinding, Replacements. llepairs. LOW 1'KICES--EASY TER.MS nue southwest, at the Mercy hospital Monday. _A daughter weighing 8 pounds 3-4 ounces was born to Mr. and Mrs. Homer Grimm. Ventura, at the Mercy hospital Monday. daughter weighing 8 pounds author of the current "Exploring Iowa" articles in the Globe-Gazette and other Iowa newspapers, Will be the speaker next week. B. W. Robinson of the Iowa unemployment service was a guest. LOCALlHECKER TEAM IS WINNER Defeats Charles Cily by Score of 72 to 28 Here The Mason City checker team defeated a Charles City aggregation by a score ot 72 to 28 at a team tournament staged at the Hotel Cerro Gordo Tucsdav evening. High scorers for thc evening were Don Davis and Percy Son- sions upon liberty, from fascism, nazi-ism a n d c o m m u n i s m, throughout the world. E. T. w. CLUB MEETS WITH SIRS. FERMAN E. T. W. club met with Mrs. Martha Ferman, 28 Thirteenth street northeast. Tuesday afternoon with a pot luck luncheon at 1:30 o'clock. A business session followed and a program with airs. Ida Wiley in charge was presented. Games were played later in the ii/tcrnoon. The nc.vt meeting will be April 11. Livergood Bros. WATCHES - DIAMONDS EXPERT WATCH REPAIRING · DIAMOND SETTING For Prompt-, Reliable Service-Send it fo CLEANERS PHONE 50 Mrs. Harir Moc. Garner Mercy hospital Tuesday. A son weighing 5 born to Mr. and Mrs. Stoynoff. 729 Jackson avenue southwest, at the Mercy hospital Monday. Ringsted Officers Re-Elected at Polls one and drew one. The results: CHARLES CITY W Larson t | Slinger i i Rodamaker ! 1 Kapka 3 i Strong 5 Totals I I RINGSTED--Ail of tlie present MASON CITV W city officials were re-elected at Davis 7 Cornstalk 6 Kidder 7 Broderick 5 Sanford R the regular election Monday despite a large write-in vote. Dr. G. W. Warnell \vas again named mayor and H. C. Christiansen. H. C. Mortensen. Martin Jcnson, Carl Fink and F. E. Weisbrod. councilmen. T. B. Peterson was re-elected city assessor and .1. M. Jensen treasurer. Mrs. G. W. Darnell was re-elected park commissioner foi L 9 n 7 4 4 33 L 0 D Pts 0 t 0 : 11 6 28 D Pis. 3 17 1 13 1 15 0 10 IV Totals 33 11 CA.MPFIRK GIRLS IHEET MANLY---Thc campfirp girls ,,,,,... ^.^^-jiv^^^i , V M met Tuesday cvciiitiB at ilip R ^ n i i f l .-.r «v-. ·* *« T i - c* ~»»~ ~ ' Tuesday night. The Cedar Fails club was in charge of the program, with .Melvin Jones, Chicago, founder of the Lions organization, serving as principal speaker. W. A. Westfall of Mason City, past international president, extended an invitation to all clubs represented at the meeting to send a large delegation lo the state Lions convention scheduled here May 24 and 23. Goodrich Presents Charier Presentation of the charter was ] by Kenneth Goodrich of Boone. formerly of Mason City, district I governor, with acceptance by i Clarence T. (Din.a) O'Connor.; president of the newly organized ' club. " ; John Christiansen of Charles i City responded for the Lions to an i address of welcome b.v W. T. 1 Evans. representing Waterloo's I mayor. S. C. Larson of thc Cedar I Falls club was toaslma-ster. with ; Earl Baker leading the singing. The 29 charter members of the i Waterloo club arc John Dempster. ! Verle Allbee, Clarence T. O'Con- Vernon Kurtt, Ronald Thode, Hugh Patterson, M. E. ! Waters. Francis Kelly. Albert i Burk. Dr. Sterling A. Barrett, A. 1 J. Schlaefer. Edward Jochumsen. Arthur Knief. L. F. Axtell. Wayne ' E. Wilcox, Robert Fulton, Dr. Rex ; Smith. ; Local Men Present Mason City was represented by I Mr. Westfal): Dr, F. G. Carlson, i club president; Charles F. Weaver, past district governor; W. V. Loring and W. Earl Hall. Clear Lake had a delegation of 8 and Charles City chartered a bus for its contingent. I Mr. Jones revealed that Lions clubs now total more than 3 400 making it the largest of thc service groups. More than 400 new- clubs have been formed this year. 18 of them in Iowa, he said. He Approximately 10,700,000 farm family and hired workers in the United States in 1938 produced 25 to 30 per cent more farm products than 12,200,000 workers did in 1909. D I A M O N D BROS. THURSDAY SPECIALS BEET SUGAR 10 Pounds ..... FANCY RICE Pounds 25c FANCY MACKEREL 15 oz. Can lOc D. B. B R A N FLAKES 25c 3 Large Boxes Per Pound CREAM CHEESE 17c Attend the Free BUILDING SHOW * TODAY * THURSDAY * FRIDAY PUT YOUR DREAMS INTO PLANS! Building and Home Furnishing Show HIGH SCHOOL GYM WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY-FRIDAY,Mar.29-30-31 OPEN DAILY-1 to 9:30 P.M. An Elaborate and Beautiful Display of the Newest and Finest in Building Materials, Equipment and Home Furnishings

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