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Mason City News on This Page THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1931 April 4--V. C. T. and auxiliary supper at P. G. E. at 6:30. April 6--Annual military ball of National guard units. April 8, 9, 10 and 11--Boys' hobby show, sponsored by Y. M, C. A. and Kiwania club. April 13--April term of court opens under Judge M. F. Edwards. April 18--Naturalization bearing at Cerro Gordo county courthouse. Masoe City Ben Hur dance, Eagles hal! Thursday eve. Public invited. 25c adm. Get your Easter lilies and all other blooming plants and cut flowers at Kemble's Greenhouse. Phone 55. , , Birth certificates-have been filed for Betty Jean Clara, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Richard Petty, 722 South Harrison avenue, born March 22 and Raimund Jasklmo, child, of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gerchas, 827 South Polk avenue, born March 20. Next Sunday is Easter. Your apparel cleaned beautifully, these prices: Men's suits 50c. Women's plain dresses 50c. Men's topcoats 75c. Women's spring coats 75c. Every garment called for and delivered. Phone 49. New Model-Unique 104 South Federal. Local police have been requested to watch for the rriaroon colored 1927 Ford coupe belonging to Gen- Ice Russel, Charles City, stolen there Wednesday night. It carried license 34-4849. Tho O. K. Beauty Farlor has moved to their new location in the First National Barber shop. We are now ready to serve our old and new patrons. Phone 1144 for appointment. Mrs. Cockayne--Rachel Medley. Get your Easter lilies and all .other blooming plants and cut ('flowers at, Kemble's Greenhouse. Phone 55. Domestic rabbit for Easter dinner. Ask your butcher. N. Iowa Rabbit Breeders Assn. Ph. 3305. \. E. H. Matzen of Mason City Is o'ne of the members of the commit- "~|!Uln clltS'g-e oÂ£ arrangements being nade by former 4-H club members Jto entertain visiting club boys dur- Â»ing Veishea -week, May 7 to 9, at Iowa State college at Ames. Other members are J. S. VanWcrt, Hampton, and Keats Soder, Hartford. There are between 250 and 300 4-H club boys in the college. Farm Loans. Prompt service. Act now for spring. W. L. Patton, 109 E. State Street. Above nil a good roof. Roof estimates furnished. Mica Insulating- Roofing and Supply Co. Phone 454 200 Fifth St. S. W. I am now located at the O. K. Barber shop, .122 N. Fed., and will appreciate old and new patrons. George Logue. Have your old mattress remade, complete with grade A tick, for 54.50. J. D. Farrer Co. Ph. 769. Easter millinery special for Friday and Saturday, priced at ?3, Â§5 and ?7.50, a complete stock of ad- .vanced models in pattern and tailored hats. Loftus Hat Shop. 8 1st MASON CITY ADDS 1,145 NEW North Iowa's Home Newspaper 80 ACRES WANTED Have for exchange a large 10 room house, full basement, city heat, excellent location, corner 2nd street and Penn. ave., 99 ft. frontage. CALL ECK Phone 134 Kresgo BIdg. INCREASE MADE SINGE 1920 WITH TOTAL AT 5,735 Average Size of Family Has Shrunk in 10 Years, Figures Show. By RADFOKD E. HIOBLEi' Staff Correspondent. WASHINGTON, April 2.--The number of families in Mason City increased from 4,590 in 1920 to 5,735 last April when the 1930 census was enumerated, the bureau of census announced here today. The average family now has only 4.1 persons, however, whereas Mason City families in 1920 contained an average of 4.4 persons each. Of the 5,735 families in the city. 2,516 families, or almost one half of the total, have radio sets in their homes, it was revealed when results of the "radio census" were made public with figures of the family enumeration. Family Is Smaller. The number of families in the entire county of Cerro Gordb was 9,512 on the first of last April, while the 1920 figure was 8,009. The average size of families thruout the county in 1930 was 4.0 while in 1920 it was 4.3 persons a family. The rural families in Gorro Gordo county proved similar to those of Mason City in respect to the number of radios. Of the 9,512 families in the county, 4,270, or 44.9 per cent had receiving sets in their homes in 1930. Families in Worth county numbered 2,707, last year, a slight increase over the figure of 2,626 taken a decade ago. Also Show Increase. Other counties in the district showed corresponding increases, families in Floyd jumping from Â·J.877 in 1920, those in Mitchell climbing from 3,448 to 3,620 in 19"30, those in Chickasaw increasing from 3,703 in 1920 to 3,741 in 1930. In Fayette county the number of families increased from 7,205 to 7,536 end in Howard county from 3,204 to 3,304, bureau officials said. The average size of the family in Worth county in 1930 was 4.1 persons, 3.7 persons in Floyd, 3.9 persons in Mitchell, 3.9 in Chickasaw, 3.9 in Fayette, and 4.0 in Howard county. The average size of families in all the counties thruout the entire state showed a slight decrease from that in the post-war period. About one half the 636,905 families in the state, or 309,327, had radios in their homes last April. O.W.HOLLATZ SUCCUMBS HERE Funeral Arrangements Not Yet Made for Man From Garner. Otto W. Hollatz, 38, route 2, Garner, diecl at a local hospital about 8 o'clock Thursday morning from an Judge Shipley Talks to Fire Department; Meetings to be Hel A talk on the civil service la and pensions was given by John C Shipley, police judge, before a meet ing of firemen and policemen at th fire barn Wednesday afternoon. Mi Shipley also talked on the polic powers of firemen. The meeting was the first of series to be held the first Wednes day of each month, at which fire men may bring up any question fo discussion. Outside speakers will a so be brot in from time to time, ac cording to plans. The meetings are in charge of committee made up of two fireme from each battalion and Captai James Kelley, chairman. The me on the committee are Lester J Lindsay, Lester Butcher, Leland I Finn and Glenn Hamblin. Members of the police departmen were invited to'the meeting by th committee. MRS. HETLAND SUES FOB $1 Asks City for Alleged Dam ages Due to Broken Arm. Mrs. Theresa Holland is the plaintiff in an action brot agains the city for $1,000. The plaintiff claims on Dec 20 1930, she fell on the sidewalk a Commercial avenue and East Stati street, suffering a fractured arm The fall was due, according to the petition, to the slippery condition of the walk. The plaintiff alleges the city was negligent in not keeping the side^ walk \n a condition safe for pedos mans. L. R. Boomhower is atlor ney for the plaintiff. Hans Matson Injured. in Buzz Saw Accident Hans Matson, Clear Lake received injuries to his hand which resulted in the loss of a finger when his hand became caught fn a buzz saw Wednesday afternoon. He was taken to Mercy hospital for treatment. infection in his hand. He had been ill only a few days. Funeral arrangements have not been made but tbe body was taken to the Shannon funeral home at Garner. Mr. Hollatz leaves his wife and three children, Clayton, Doris and Ethel, all at home; a sister, Mrs. Anton Clark; and threa brothers, Charles, Henry and Edmond, all near Ventura. AT THE HOSPITALS Daly Epigrams! It Is almost aa easy to find trouble as It is to moke excuses. WJ.DlLYCc We Will Wash or Grease Your Car for 99c Cars called for and delivered without charge. This Is the regular $1.50 wash! S. R. CHEVROLET CO. First and Washington S. \V. Ulrick Rites Will Be Held Friday Afternoon Funeral services for James Frank Ulrick, 42-1 Seventh street southeast, who committed suicide Tuesday afternoon, will be held at 2:00 o'clock Friday afternoon at the McAuley funeral home. The Rev. William H. Spence, pastor of the First Methodist church, .will be in charge. Mrs. W. F. Ingxaham will sing. Burial is to be at Memorial Park cemetery. IN ANY- emergency requiring ready cash you will save time and worry by consulting us first. Prompt action on every application. .UNITED SERVICt W. T. Gamble, 1016 East State street, was admitted to Park hospital for a minor operation Wednesday. John Jergenson, Rockwell, was admitted to Story hospital Wednesday for treatment. Mrs. L. L. Knudtson, Manly was admitted to Mercy hospital for a major operation Wednesday. Mrs. William Rhodes, route 4, was admitted to Mercy hospital for treatment Wednesday. Mrs. E. Marshall, 209 Sixteenth street northwest, was admitted to Mercy hospital Wednesday for a major operation. Raymond Hertzke, route 2, Lakota, was admitted to Park hospital for a minor operation Wednesday. Mrs. G. C. Marnetz, 201 Twenty- third street southwest, was admitted to Park hospital for a minor operation Wednesday. Lynn Calkins, 18 Twenty-fifth street southwest, was admitted to Park hospital Wednesday for a minor operation. He was able to leave the same day. Tniman Donahoo, 17 Connecticut avenue southeast, was admitted to Mercy hospital for a major operation today. Fern La Bounty, 21 Monroe avenue northwest, was admitted to Mercy hospital for a minor operation Thursday. H. H. Mullin. Britt, was dismissed from Mercy hospital Thursday following a major operation. Mrs. J. C. Martinson, Thornton, was dismissed from Mercy hospital Wednesday following a minor operation. Katheryn Kennedy, Clear Lake, was dismissed from Park hospital I Wednesday following; a minor oper- a Â« f Â« n - * HOBBY SHOW TO INCLUDE SPECIAL :XHIBIT Y's Men's Club Will Have Symbolic Demonstration of Y. M. C. A. Aims. Several special exhibits will be featured at the Y. M. C. A. and Kiwanis hobby show to be held April 8, 9, 10 and 11 at the Y. M. C. A, These include a symbolic representation of character building- by the local Y's Men's club and an art and design exhibit furnished by the extension department of the State University of Iowa. The character building exhibit will consist of four sections, representatives of the physical, service, devotional and intellectual characteristics of Y. M. C. A. boys, in booths separated by columns seven feet in height. In each of these booths materials used in the various subjects will be on display. Will Show Aim. At the top or the symbolic exhibit jyill be stones representing the various character aims with the Y. M. C. A. triangle in the center. Attributes will furnish the corner stones of the columns. The art exhibits, prepared by the department of graphic and plastic arts at the university, will include six charcoal drawings, eight drawings of letterings, eight paintings of still life subjects, eight examples of decorative design and six paintings of portraits. Pioneer Life Shown. Slides of Iowa pioneer life and birds nnd animals in the university museum will also be shown. These are being exhibited in various schools this week. The first day of the hobby show will be devoted to entries and the second to judging. On April 10 the show will be open to the public from I o'clock to 5:30 in the afternoon and 7 to fl in the evening. On April II the show will be ppen from 10 o'clock in the morning until noon, 1 to 5:30 in the afternoon and 7 to 0:30 in the evening-. WATERLOO MAN IS FINED $100 Purse Taken From High School Girl Is Recovered by Police. Mike Walsh, Waterloo, charged vith petty larceny, was fined ?100 or sentenced to 30 days in the coun- y-jail at police court Thursday morning. He was found in possession of articles taken from a purse be- onging to Marion Stoeber, 412 First street northwest, a high school girl. The purse was taken from a lowntown store Wednesday afternoon. The purse was recovered in another place. Keys, a ring, a combination pen and pencil a corn- act and other articles had been aken from it. Martin Finsend, Osage, forfeited $15 bond for failure to appear to nswer a charge of intoxication. Vincent Rcinhart, Mason City, orfeited a $10 bond when he failed o appear to answer a charge of peeding. ation. Jack Kennedy, Clear Lake, was ___.. --,, -- ,,.), ,,_,.. ^unu, w ,, dismissed from Park hospital Wed nesday following a minor operation. James Kennedy, Clear Lake, was dismissed from Park hospital Wed- from START WORKON THREE STATIONS Yorkers Pour Concrete for First of New Service Erections. A contract for the erection of iree service stations for the White agle Oil corporation of Kansas ity, Mo., has been awarded Hugh avey and Son, contractors, of Maon City and work has already een started. It is estimated about 12,500 will be involved in the local concern's connection with the erection of the stations, tho the total cost will run much higher, since the organization will furnish much of its own material. Workers were ready Thursday to I ?our concrete at the station located I on the corner of Sixth ' Federal . 902 the minor operation. Clarence Mabe, Mason City, was NEW Minn.. W e d n e a r o n h0 ? ital "* A^ocialed'wth Mr. | Wednesday following treatment. | are G. C. Logue and A. L. Deidler. Tabernacle Choir to Present "Pink Rose' The choir of the Alliance Gospe Tabernacle, GIG North Delawar avenue will present the "Story o the Pink Rose" in the tabernacle on Sunday eveuing, April 5 at 8 p. m. "The Pink Rose" is a songalog that is, a reading intersp'ersed with 12 songs, some of which are duets quartets and the remainder choi numbers. A free will offering will be taken at the close of the service This same service will, be pre sented in the Hanford church on Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock April 8. CLAIMS $7,500 FROM ESTATE Mrs. Florence Sovereign Alleges Jesse Dull Caused Injuries. A claim of 57,500 against the estate of Jesse M. Dull was filed in the district court Thursday foi I'lorence Sovereign, who allege- that she was injured in an auto mobile collision on highway No near Esttierville Aug. 24, 1930 Mrs. Sovereign alleges that she was riding in an automobile witl her husband, Ward Sovereign when a car driven by Mr. Dull crashcc into their machine. Arnold Lien is named as administrator of the Dull estate. The action was filed by the law firm of Smith and Feeney. Morrises Speed to Mr. Muse's Bedside Prompted by a report by doctor; that W. F. Muse. Globe-Gazette ed itor, is not making the improve ment that had been hoped for following his attack of pneumonia of last month, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph H Norris of Orange, N. J., started Thursday morning for San Antonio Texas, to be at his bedside They are making the trip to Chicago by rail and from Chicago they will continue by airplane. Mrs. Norris daughter of Mr. Muse, has been with him thruout his illness and only last week returned to her home, assuming that his recovery then satisfactorily under wa v ' would be uninterrupted. Grand Counselor Harry Tishcr of Cedar Rapids was expected to be with the members of the U. C T of Iowa when they meet at the P. G. and E. auditorium Saturday night. THAT OLD SHOE COMFORT WITH A'NEW SHOE LOOK. GOODYEAR Phono 1328 27 1st St.~ S. E. DR. HAROLD JENNINGS Osteopathic Physician Â·129 M. B. A. Building Phones, Office 538--Home 28G1W THE VERY BEST SHOE You Wait! Fine workmanship, done on modern machinery. Saves you money and time. Bring them in today and watch us recondition them. BUSY BEE SHOE HOSPITAL Phone! 710 ]OJ No. Federal TEMPORARY WRIT GIVEN RAILROADS IN MASON CITY Judge Grants Temporary Writ Without Deciding Issues of Case. WILMINGTON. Del., April 2. (.T --A preliminary injunction restraining the Mason City and Clear Lake Railroad company, operators of an electric line from Clear Lake to Mason City, from crossing the lines of several railroad interests has been granted here by Judge F. M. Nields in the United States district court. W. H. Bremner, receiver of the Minneapolis and St. Louis railroad, instituted the suit. The Chicago and Northwestern, Chicago Grelit Western, Chicago Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific' and the Chicago, Rock Island and, Pacific were other railroad companies involved. The local law firm of Smith and Feoney, who represented the Mason City and Clear Lake railroad in ANNOUNCEMENT Wo have Reduced prices. Have your Car washed Â»^|- or greased / D C Samo Quality Work nsÂ° ISefore LAPINER MOTOR CO. COMPLETE CAR WASH 99c No extra charge for wire wheels or any size car -- tha busiest place in Mason City. RITE-A-WAY CAR WASH 310 North Commercial Ave. I'HONE 303S-W IP WE CLEAN AND ^reblock your Hat, it will look smart e n o u g h t o wear Easter _____ ___ 'Sunday and TOW '5$ ta ^the days fol- \S I lowing. \\f. lmvÂ« Uic 1 II t R H I Cllltln- mrnt for muit- ]nÂ£ nirn'n lint.i li.r.h Him itciv IS31 Bljlu*. SHOES REBUILT I lie modern way Â« . . so they look nicer nnl \vcnr hcttcr, \Vc rc- cnnUy Installed the very Intnsi ery for Jie- tiii I 1 M n K Shoes, Now h a v o nil m n rl o r n equipment. Central Shoe Shop 117 R. flVdnra] Ave. Phcmn 478 machin- any SiiU Ihnt doesn't (it . , . Il'n tint drrts- -Â·'y, it's not smart . . . it's not bft- tTomlriK . . . In fact. It looks tcr- r l h l c E Thnt'fl why \vc nay . , . liave a Suit ttmt'.i rnailn for you and not for iinyonc who hap- imns lo buy It, Your Suit . . . i f It comes from Olio Knpa . . . will fll p e r f e c t l y . . . (lie paper on walJ. Get : n Kiich R Suit and y o ii w i n l o o k lre^scr] up. S-Piecfl Suite ?25, $29, $82.50 OTTO ICAPS TAILOR 8 S. Delau'uro you nice the Why I Am a , a difference. A wire wheel has a large number of small TM S e r e t e d a t t h e r n Thf fÂ£r T TM " ? "riss-crossed "Pol"* make it hard to clean. ihe Ford one piece steel wheel is electrically welded at hub nnd rim making ,t one solid piece. The 30 spokes are heavy eno^h that they are not criss-crossed on the outside and each has a teawle strength of 3,000 pound* Threads or rivet heads will wear on s eeT^orT; t nt , thero " nothin Â£ 3tro "^ "an an electric weM a iÂ«TM TM, Â£ f ar Â« Casy to cleiln bcciu se . 'n^ead of having used fLrohv / m Sm 2" SP Â°^ es ' ftrfrer an5 stro Â«ecr spokes nr! is held nt ^ h h if -T n the n " mbor - T)lis stron Â£ steel whefil is held at the hub by 5 large countersunk nuts that are in full v s on. They are not concealed and you don't have to have a i n " cwl angle wrench to tighten them or remove a trick S cap to use thi ? arC t Â°, any , missinff ' Thc " cw Ford Â« n " Li "cÂ° Â° use the same type and style of one piece wheel. A Ford wheel with sectmna cut out will be found in the cut-awny exhibit in o.ir showroom. -- CLA31ENCK SCIHJKKI the action and had also received word of the decision, stated it was apparent this decision was given on the theory that it would cause less possible harm than one denying the writ, pending the final hearing on the matter, which will take place soon. There was no attempt to de- larmine any of Ihe issues of the case. The whole question, it was stated is whether the Mason City electric mterrurban is required to obtain permission from the interstate commerce for the laying of sidetracks into the Mason City Brick and Tile company plants. The entire case involves a construction of the transportation act of 1920. The question involved in the suit is one that has never been adjudicated in any federal court in the United States. EASTER,. You Want to Look Your Best Choose your footwear from out- large stock, of newest arrivals and you can't help but look your best. Junior College Beats Y's Seniors by 10-9 The Junior College indoor baseball team defeated the Y's Seniors 10 to D in a game at the Y. M. C. A. gymnasium Wednesday evening- Other sports of Interest, tho not of contest nature, were the wrestling- workouts for members of the V from 18 years up. A large group has entered this division of tho Y. M. C. A. athletic program. CARD Or THANKS We wish to thank the neighbors and friends in Midland Heights, the ladies of the First Baptist church, the Rev. Jewel L. Pickett, and all others who were so gracious to us during the illness and death of our husband and father. Mrs. B. Wildeboer and Children. NEW EASTER MODES $2.95 SEASAND $3.95 WHITE KID $'1.95 BLACK KID Layman's Shoe Store 202 South Federal Ave. Mason City, Iowa lamond Bread Jingle Contest for the following jingle: FATHER AND MOTHER THEY KNOW WHY DIAMOND BREAD THEY AIAVAYS BUY IT'S TASTY, NOUIUSHIJVG, FKESII EVERY DAY TO IJAItE YOUll OWN, IT "JUST DON'T 1'AY." HAVE YOU SEEN THE NEW JINGLE! Remember! Tim contest; Is still coim.* on ,-inri your opportunities to win are Just Â«s K ooil this week with u new Jingle--Innk for it on . our Diamond Bread Wrappers. Mason City Baking Co. BAKERS OF DIAMOND -- THE BETTER BREAD ^ Why? Cash 6? Garry Cleaners Can Do You Good Cleaning for Less No Pick-up Expense No Delivery Expense No Bookkeeping Expense CASH 6? CARRY CLEANERS 401 N. FEDERAL AVE 213 S, FEDERAL AVE. 24 E. STATE ST.