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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 18

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 18, 1937
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1- u · " » EIGHTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 18 · 1937 I Pre-District Contest to Be Here Monday · CLEAR' LAKE--The pre-dis- 'trict declamatory contest of ; the state series will be held in the high school auditorium next.Mon- day evening at 8 o'clock with eight contestants talcing part. 1 Schools represented will be Hampton, Charles City, Thornton, Meservey and Clear Lake. -The three Clear Lake students' winning iirst place in the sub-district held recently at North wood will represent the local school. Judges have not yet been announced. To Open Sunday. CLEAR LAKE--Anton Larson, who has operated a stand on the north shore for several seasons, is holding the spring opening Sunday. ' Larson's place, which is west o£ the North Shore Country club, leatures . chicken dinners · and home-made ice cream. Start New Game. . CLEAR LAKE--"C" club boys began playing the new game o£ badminton in the high'school gym Wednesday evening. They bought the set with money earned by selling candy during the season's basketball games. . '. · Paris must build 10,000 apartments to end a shortage. , . . LAKE VIEW MARKET CLEAR LAKE FISH and MEAT SPECIALS Fancy Lake Pike We Dress 'Em, I b . . . . . . . Ocean Pike- or Whiting, Ib Ferch Fillers, Ib . Hamburger, No Water, No Cereal, Ib.. Minced Ham, l b . . . . Our Best Beef Roast, lb.. . Pork Liver, lb.. ... Frankfiirts, pound . ... Sauerkraut, pound .... Fresh Liver Sausage, 3. ring's lOc 20c lOc 15c lOc 15c 5c Clear Lake Globe-Gazette : . : J . 'OFFICE PHONE 239 . - ' ' , ; LUCJA A. 6'NEIL, News Editor LEE DEWIGG1NS, Circulation and Advertising ' · ' . : , · : .Residence Phone 296-J ' Residence-Phone 67 W.CJ.U. HEARS LIQUOR FIGURES ·*rogram Given; Women to Hold Baked Goods Sale Soon. CLEAR LAKE--Mrs. Orren orter, in charge of the program or the W. C. T. U. which met at hall Wednesday after- loon.'gave some interesting and tartling figures taken from a report of the Internal Revenue bu- eau ot the Federal government vhich stated that the sum'of $3,43,302,870 . was spent in the /niled States for legalized liquor during the year 1935. The. report vent on to show what quantities of :ood and clothing and what'gifts o educational and philanthropic caus?s would have been possible if his'sum had been used in,' that manner. . Mrs. C C. Bowers gave a review of the W. C. T. U. yearbook which was interesting and instructive, Mrs. Iver Hbdnefield led devotions and Mrs. Mary.E. Eyestons and Mrs. B. W. Hiner offered prayer, Mrs. Ray Robbins, Mrs. C. A. Knutson and Mrs. E. E. Chappell were the committee serving light Clear Lake Briefs refreshments. The county held in Clear institute will be Lake on the next meeting date, .April 21. . At the business session the women voted to hold a sale of home baked goods at.the Butz .Economy store on Saturday, March 27, beginning at 10 a. m. Mrs.'M. L. Nutty presided. Junior HigK School Play Is Sponsored . by Music Group 2 CLEAR LAKE--A play, "Hip Van Winkle," will be presented at the junior high school auditorium next Tuesday, March 23, at 4 7:30 p. m. by pupils of the junior high school directed by Miss Alma Mary Kroll. instructor in the junior high department. The play is sponsored by group 2 of the Music Mothers club with Mrs. Frank Barlow and Mrs. Howard Harding cochairmen. Junior high school students are in charge of the sale of tickets. '··''''.'-' ·-' ··-!·· For Sale: Ice box, gas "stove, bed,"also new rag rugs. Ph. 329. Mr. and .Mrs. B. A. Wigen and Lloyd,, who went to Miami, Fla., last September and have been visiting Mrs. Wigen's mother at Maiden, Mass., for the past month, arrived in Clear Lake Monday and are visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Lunn. After visiting friends and relatives at Clear Lake for a time, they plan to reside at Mason City. Larson's Place, north shore, opening Sunday, Chicken dinners, home made ice cream. Four of the children of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Garlock, Clara street, are ill with scarlet fever and the home is quarantined. New Spring: Suits and Topcoats are ready. Open a budget charge account. No extra charge. Abel Son, Inc., Mason City. Miss Aileen Witmer plans to spend the week-end at her home in Collins, following the close of the teachers' convention in Mason City Saturday. " . · · - . ' New wallpaper lOc double roll and up at Bass Pharmacy.- Mrs. H. B. Adams'and Mrs. R. B. Norton will assist Mrs. .Oscar Peterson in entertaining circle No. 4 of the Methodist aid at her home on North Elm street Friday afternoon. This ' meeting is held a week early because the regular date is Good Friday. See our window for some of our brand hew wallpaper patterns-- lOc a double roll and up. Bass Pharmacy. . , Mrs. George Kabrlck returned Thursday morning from St. Paul where she visited'friends and relatives for three days. Many new and. different wallpaper patterns to be seen at Bass Pha'rmacy. · · · » . · , Jack: Bailey, 222 .South Second street, formerly employed by the Peoples Gas' and Electric company of Mason City, has begun work' for the M. E. Hopkins Motor company selling the Norge line of refrigerators, ranges, furnaces and washing machines. Friday: Bush's chocolate sandwiches, 3 for .lOc. Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Pcltzke and Mrs. F. C. Paul visited their brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Peitzke, at Luverne Wednesday. The Rev. Homer E. Blough wilt go to Algona next Wedesday evening to attend, the men's supper forum at t r i e Congregational church and give his illustrated lee- ONLY 90 A WEEK BUYS THE NEW LEONARD ELECTRIC ture on the Holy Land as a part of the Holy Week grogram of the church. .The Rev. George C. Vance is pastor of the Algona church. The opening: of the Beauty Nook Friday is from 8:30 a. m. until 9 p. m., according to an announcement by Mrs. Charles Luick,; proprietor. ,r , . HIr. and IMrs. Elmer E. Nelson, residing south ot Clear Lake, are the parents of a 7 p o u n d daughter .born at their home Thursday morning. Mrs. Will Paul and daughter, Ruth, arrived Thursday morning from Bellevue to care for Mis. Paul's father, James Kern, who is quite ill at the home of Mrs. Ollie Peterson, South Oak street. Mr. Kern was taken sick Wednesday noon while returning'to his rooms from uptown where he had spent the morning. Wil Hollatz,- who lives northwest of Clear Lake, suffered a severe burn on his hand Thursday morning when · giant powder he was using to blast stumps caught fire and exploded. The harid was dressed at a local doctor's office. Miss Kathleen McCormick, who suffered torn tendons and muscles in her leg in an auto accident Jan. 11, is able to be about again although she still limp's quite badly. MRS. PETERSON TELLS DOT Gives Travelog of Recent . Mexican Visit; Shows ; Collection. V _ '' '. CLEAR LAKE--Mrs. Roy Peterson entertained members ot group No. 3 of the Congregational aid with the story .of her recent trip to Mexico and Cuba Wednesday. Mrs. Peterson discribed very vividly the homes of the people and their customs, the food and hotel service, the clothing and manners-of the natives. She also told of the wonderful roads 01 Mexico, and hnw they are maintained by peon labor. The churches, cathedrals and other public buildings are very beautiful and numerous and the scenery gorgeous beyond description. The Petersons had 'collected a large assortment of Mexican curios and hand work which they planned to bring home but it was stolen from their car and Mrs. Peterson had replaced only part of it. Several interesting pieces of basketry and pottery as well as dolls and luncheon sets were displayed. The group meeting was held at the home of Mrs. N. B. Rice, Moyer apartment, and was well attended The women plan to hold a pot luck dinner at the church the evening of April 14. Mrs. Rice served refreshments at the close of the afternoon. * . * * PILGREvr GROUP ENTERTAINS GUESTS Pilgrim group No. 5 of the Congregational aid entertained guests at a picnic dinner held at the home of Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Phillips Wednesday evening: St. Patrick's decorations were used and dinner served in the "Merry-Go- Hound" recreation room of the Phillips home. Following the dinner the evening was spent socially. # * » O. D. O. CLUB PLANS LUNCHEON A. miscellaneous St. Patrick's program was enjoyed by members of the O. D. p! club Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Jens Wind as hostess. Mrs. .Fred Fankell was a guest and Mrs. Wind served nice refreshments at the close. A 1 o'clock picnic luncheon will be held at -the home of Mrs. Clarence Peterson in two weeks with Mrs. T. L. Sears and, .Mrs. Earl Hurrtley in charge of '·. the program. The luncheon committee is made up of Mesdames Irene Clear Lake Calendar Thursday.--Pythian- Sisters, I. O. O. F. hall, 6:30 p. m. Commercial club, City hall, 6:30 p. m. · Home Hygiene class, junior high school, 7:30 p. m. Friday--Circle No. 1, Methodist aid, Mrs. L. O. Kimbal], 612 West Division , street, 2:30 p. m. Circle No. 2, Methodist aid, Mrs. Harold Cone, 700 West North street, 1:30 p. m. Circle No. 4, Methodist aid, Mrs. Oscar Peterson, North . E l m street. . IT. Y. B. club, Mrs. Will Barlow, North East street. .Group No. 4, Congregational aid. . ' ., American Girls' club, Miss Adelaide 'Anderson, 405 North Fifth street. Hebekah circle, I. O. O. F. hall, 4 p. m. Past Noble Grands club, I. O. O. F. hall, 9 p. m. Illustrated service, Church p£ Christ, high school auditorium. Christian Workers, Mrs. George Paul, 201 East Main street; 2 p. m. Lutheran Gospel quartet, Bethlehem Lutheran church, 7:30 p. m. . . Verity Lodge No. 250 A. F. and A. M., Masonic Temple, 7:30 p. m. / Club Honors Irish Members; Vorbies · Speaks on Safety CLEAR LAKE--A program of Irish songs was presented to members "of the Lions club at its luncheon meeting at the Legion clubrooms Wednesday noon. O.J.King sang "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" which he dedicated to the Irish members of the club and responded to an encore with a parody on "My Wild Irish Rose." Lawrence Bless of Ventura led the men in group singing of "The Wearing of the Green," "My Wild Irish Rose" and "Where the River Shannon Flows." F. P. Walker arranged the program. F. W. Vorhies, chairman of the Cerro Gordo Safety council, spoke on "Highway Safety," emphasizing the fact that 36,000 persons \vere killed in the United States in 1936 to say nothing of those injured. Mr. Vorhies stressed the fact that in the past 18 years more persons have been killed 01 maimed by automobile accidents than by all the wars the United States ever had. Marshall E. Hea was a guest o C. E. Wells. Issued Permit. CLEAR LAKE--Carl Fox was given permission to build an addition to the Surf ballroom at a special meeting of the city council held Wednesday evening. ' Will Talk on Spring Planting Problems CLEAR LAKE--Rasmus J. Peterson, priprietor of the Clear Lake greenhouse, will talk on "Spring Planting and Plant Prob lems" at the Methodist church dining room Friday at 3:30 p. m The talk is sponsored by circle No 6 ot the Methodist aid and is open without admission charge to any one interested. Mr, Peterson wil welcome questions from the audi ence and anyone having problem may bring them for : the question box. 15 FINK'S-South Federal Avenue WITH THE that lets you control the operation of your Leonard * to secure Low Operating Cott ELECTRIC Chass, Oscar Thompson, Leonard Mathers, Wind, Peterson .and Floyd Cookman. » * * ENTERTAIN GUESTS AT C. L: C. BRIDGE CLUB Mis. J. W. Anderson won first prize and Mrs. R. R. Toepel second at a meeting of theC.L. C. Bridge club at the home of Mrs. Albert J. Kruek: Wednesday. A 1:30 luncheon was served with table decorations and menu in St. Patrick's colors. Mrs. Elias Kelroy, Mason City ,and Mrs. Clifford Olmstead were guests. Mrs. John Siesseger, West North street, will be club hostess in two weeks. "' * * * FRIENDSHIP CHAIN CLUB MEETS Mrs. Harve Hayes entertained the Friendship Chain club at her home Wednesday afternoon. There was a good attendance; games were played and Mrs. Hayes served a fine lunch. Mrs. Wes'iey Coyifir will be hostess at the home of her mother, Mrs. Paul Palmer in two weeks. Welcome Teachers! If you have never visited our store, we cordially invite you to do so. Special preparations h a v e been made for this week, and our stock is most complete. Czechoslovakia's apple crop i short because of a pest. TO WHOLESALE ^ CARBONIC GfiS ·"ivm Starts Manufacturing Gas for Trade Area : of 12 Counties. H. M. Konzen opened a new arbonic gas company at 14 First treet southeast Thursday. The :ompany will manufacture gas or soda foundtains, beer parlors, bottlers, etc., and will also retail dry ice. Carbonic gas in solid form is dry ice or carbon dioxide. When his is compressed in large drums t turns to the liquid form,' which s drained off into smaller drums and sold to the retail trade. · Previous to this time the car- jonic gas used in Mason City has 3een shipped in from distant points. Mr. Konzen hopes to build jp his business by supplying an area covering 12 counties with gas, thus saving freight charges previously paid for the product. The plant represents a $7,000 investment, which', will probably be increased to $10,000 before the summer is over, according to Mr Konzen. rho conducted the interviews, arried his audience with various uestions about the supreme court, he prominent letter in the Engling language, opinions on Roosevelt's plan to pack the su- areme court, who invented the leciric light bulb, and how to ironounce the word, "Ru-ber- iid." It was announced that the sec- :nd letter, "u," was pronounced he same in this case as in Lu or Sue, and that it is properly pronounced as "Roo-ber-oid." · These "Man in the Street" pro- rrarris will be conducted daily by VIr. Hook from the same corner hrough the sponsorship of the 'etercon Aoofing company : of Mason City, dealers in Ru-ber-oid. 'oofing and materials. "Man on the Street" Attracts Many North lowans to Broadcas Visitors in Mason City from Manly, Garner, Kensett, Algona Charles City, and Nora Spring were among the dozen person who were interviewed on Thurs day's "Man in the Street" program which was carried over station KGL.O lor 15 minutes, beginnin; at 12:45 p: m., from the street ii front o£ the First National bank Nearly 100 persons h u d d l e around the ceremonies. H. B. Hook of the KGLO staff To blind and crippled veterans: What about a monument -to the one. congresswoman who faced a mad world and wept as she voted ,o save you from that horror?-Lincoln Star. 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Dfimorrs STORE HOURS SATURDAY: 9 A. M. to 9 P. M. DOWNSTAIRS STORE TYLER -RYAN FURNITURE COMPANY 20 Second. St. S. E. O.E.S. Holds Social Hour Following Lodge CLEAR LAKE--Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Kimball and Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Byers were co-chairmen of the dinner committee serving the Eastern Stars at Masonic temple Wednesday evening. During the lodge session Roy Peterson gave an account of his recent trip to Mexico and Mrs. James Miller told of her visit in California. A number of out-of-town guests were present and a social hour with bridge, 500 and anagrams was enjoyed after lodge. Mr, and Mrs. Peterson, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. DeBruyn, Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Ward and Mrs. H. H. Crane were the entertainment committee. * · * * - · · DO-YOUR-BIT CLUB HOLDS ALL-DAY MEET Mr. and Mrs. Frank Zirbel entertained members of the Do- Your-Bit club at an all day meeting and picnic dinner at their home Wednesday. A large crowd attended ,and a variety program was presented during the afternoon by Mrs. J. P. Sorenson and Mrs. A. R. Cain. The next meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Sorenson, March 31. * · * MISS CHAMBERS ENTERTAINS CLUB Miss Catharyne Chambers was hostess to the Teachers' Contract club Wednesday evening. Miss Aileen Witmer and the home economics class served a fine 6:30 o'clock dinner at the schoolhouse after which cards were played at Miss Chambers' apartment in the Wcedman building. Miss Gene- vievc Milburn won high score. I S.H.Nyhus Family Visit Parental Home CLEAR LAKE -- S. H. Nyhus, South Second .street, who underwent, a major operation at Park hospital in Mason City Wednesday, is reported as doing as well as can be expected but is seriously 11. His five sons, Thomas, St. Paul, Minn.; Henry, Valley City, M. Dak.; Sherman, Dawson, Minn.; Edwin, Forest City and Oscar, Miller, are all in Clear Lake. Miss Alma Nyhus, a daughter, lives at the Clear Lake home. A peculiar incident is the fact that after Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Nyhus had. been notified at Superior, Wis., of the condition ot the elder^ M. Nyhus, they received word that Mrs. Nyhus' father had been seriously injured in an automobile accident at their home in Dawson, Minn., and died there Wednesday morning. Phone 3910 Every bitter man yearns to write a novel. You see, newspapers won't print his dirty jibes a 1 the people he envies.--Lincoln Star. -- Friday and Saturday Sale -EASTER HATS! COPIES OF THE FOUR SMARTEST $5.00 HATS WE COULD FIND AT ONLY $1 49 JANE (As Illustrated) Peter Jorgenson, 85, Celebrates Birthday CLEAR LAKE-^-Peter Jorgenson, who makes his home with his son and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Jorgenson, Center street, celebrated his eighty-fifth birthday Saturday. In the evening he was surprised by. all his children, Andrew, John, Arthur and Mrs. Lon Fox, who came with several grandchildren, two great grandchildren and other relatives to do him honor. The evening was spent in visiting and reminiscing and light refreshments were served. Mr. Jorgenson was born in Denmark and came to America when a young boy. He'has lived in and around Clear Lake for the past 36 years, having been a farmer until he retired from active labor some years ago. Latest creations in Spring Coats, every new fitted, swagger or sport niodel. Prices start at-$ 16 .90 WE FEATURE EXCLUSIVELY These Nationally Known Brands HAHRISMOOR COATS HTRSHMAUR COATS STERLING COATS FRANKLIN DRESSES Smart Sport KNIT DRESSES And Others Equally Well Known IS South Federal Avenue Opposite Soda Grill Cafe JUDY The four hots sketched are copies of four of the smartest $5.00 hats we could find! Made of genuine Pedaline straw . . . in the most fa- vp'red shapes for Easter wear--a value you cannot afford to miss. Obtainable in small, medium, and large headsizes. COLORS: Cornelian Red, Kelly Green, Harness Tan, New Sand, Light Grey, Black, Navy, Brown, and Red! E--Has a forward brim--trimmed with bows and flowers--genuine Pedaline. JUDY--^-Popular English muffin--roll brim, a tie bow in the back--cluster flower trim on crown. BETTY--Another English muffin- type with a cord and veil trim. -roll brim BESS--Beautiful lifted-brim effect, dainty cluster flower and veil trim--genuine Pedaline straw. . DAMON'S DOWNSTAIRS STORE BETTY BESS

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