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18 GARNER LOTS SOLD FOR $522 Public Auction Sale Conducted by County Board of Supervisors GARNER -- Eighteen lots in Garner were sold for 5522 Tuesday afternoon at a public auction sale conducted by the Hancock county board of supervisors. Highest price paid by any of the 13 buyers was $52, paid by Jens Moe for a lot in Sunset View section of Garner. Three lots sold for S1Q each. Other buyers were Francis Kolar, Dr. G. A. Bcmis J J. Urich, George Urich, Keith Pollock, Roy Railsback, M. H. Pollock, Frank Trca, William Hernon W. D. Daly, Scott Pollock and Nellie McCuliough. I The board instructed County | Engineer Charles F. Merten to investigate the feasibility of a clean- out of lateral 27 in drainage districts one and two as petitioned for by Leon Schreibe.r and others. St. Ansgar's Study Club Meets; Program for 1939 Discussed ST. ANSGAR--The Study club met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Marie Anderson. Mrs. Vida Hess discussed the program for the coming year. The topic for the afternoon was "Old and New Apparel," given by Mrs./Nina Jackson. Miss Anna Olsoit presented the lesson on vocabulary development. The next meeting will be. held Tuesday evening, April'11, at the home of Miss : Anna Olson. Seeks Divorce From Movie Actor James Pacey Elected as President of 4-H OTRANTO^-At the Boys' 4- H club organization meeting lield at the Pacey home, the following officers were elected: President James" Pacey, Vice President Donald Markhani. Secretary-Treasurer, Allan Fossey, Reporter Raymond- Kisner. The .next meeting will be at the home of Donald Markham. NYA Meeting Held in Decorah Courthouse DECOKAH--On Wednesday evening the first -of a series of meetings .was .held in the courthouse with' F. F. Gordon, education teacher of the CCC camp, in charge, for the purpose of assisting aliens in obtaining their naturalization papers. The National .Vouth Administration of D e s Â·Moines is sponsoring the movement. Natalie Draper, socialite wife of Tom Brown, pictured as she filed divorce proceedings against the film actor in Los Angeles court. She's seen reading her divorce cojftpjainf, in which she charged mental cruelty. MRS, FRED BUSH IS HEAD OF CLUB Elva Stambaugh Is Vice President of Group at Corwith CORWITH--Mrs. Fred Bush was elected president of the Corwith Woman's club :it the annual election of officers held Tuesday. Elva Stambaugh was elected vice president; Mrs. J. Francis Kee, secretary; Mrs. William ."Wood, treasurer and 'Mrs. P. E. Walley, county chairman. Mrs. C. C. .Johnson is the retiring president. The study program held preceding election was on Turkey. Mrs. J. Worth Miller gave a description of the country by taking the members of the club on an imaginary trip. . Mrs. J. M. Gehrt described the "Life of Turkish Women" and Mrs. Kee and Mrs. Wood gave a piano duct, "Turkish Patrol." The meeting was lield at the home of Mrs' R. E. Ferguson, southeast of Corwith. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Large Crowd Attends P. T. A. Meeting Held in Otranto School OTRANTO--A large crowd attended the P. T. A. meeting Thursday evening. Alter the business meeting the following program was given: Instrumental music, Mrs. H. Dralli; pantomime; solo, S. G. Blakestad, Miss Thompson, pianist; "Battle of the Sexes." E. W. Cheney Is Head of Commercial Club RUDD--The Commercial club met Tuesday evening and elected the following officers; E. W. Cheney, president; Dr. H. A. Doc'.i- stader, vice president: Beryl Hau- I sen, secretary. They will meet the second Thursday of each month. They hope to have a baseball club to represent Jtudd. G A S R A N G E You'll cook as expertly as a high-salaried cKef when you prepare your first meal on a new ROPER gas range. You'll do it easily, too. For here is one range with every newest refinement -- every development that makes for better cooking, quicker cooking, easier cooking. These are but a few of the many features that make the 1939 ROPER again "America's Finest Gas Range": big "3-in-l" oven . . ."Lifetime" cooking chart . . . extra-capacity-' Handy-High "Asto- gnll." Roll Broiler . ' 'Insta-Flame' ' top lighter . . . "Insta-Flame" oven and broiler lighter . . "Simmer-Speed" Top Burners, and the famous "Turret Top." Detective Stories Discussed by Club BELMOND--Members of the Progress club were entertained Tuesday at the farm home of Mrs. Ra;ph Christie. The lesson was led by Mrs. George Thompson, -Character, Local Color and Detective Stories." Â·"Â·topus'GAS fr ELEcruic COMPANY Postpone Meeting of Belrnond Group BELMOND--The meeting o f | the Belmond community club I scheduled for April 3, has been postponed until the second Monday in April, the 10. The program has not been completed. Dessert Contract Club of Belmond in Session BELMOND--The Dessert Contract club met Thursday afternoon at the home oÂ£ Mrs. Cora Evans. Following the 1 o'clock dessert luncheon contract bridge was played. HONORED AT FAREWELL RUDD--William Schweizer and the members of his Sunday school class surprised Miss Virginia Johnson at her home Tuesday evening. There were games during the evening. She moved to Rowan Thursday where her father has purchased a groceiY store. Three One Act Plays Presented in Lawler School Auditorium LAWLER--The pupils of Laiv- ler high school presented three one-act plays in the high school auditorium Tuesday evening. Those taking part in the play were: John Martin, Paul Shepherd, Alfred Swenson, James Shekleton, K e r m i t - Saltzman, Ralph Murray, Harry Swenson, Helen Morriss, Margaret Kane, Ai-lene Killy, Hegina Fisher, Joe THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1939 Griffin, Paul Fisher and James Â£ eeney. Church Society Will Convene on Friday BELMOND--Chain of Ten will meet Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs.'George Baxter. The assistant hostesses will be Mrs. Earl Huntington, Mrs. Reynold Kinseth, Mrs. R. H. Klemme, Mrs. Frank Jacobmeyer. This meeting, which was scheduled for a month ago, was postponed because of sickness. Clarion Club Plans Program of Debating CLARION--Mrs. G. A. Richards was hostess Tuesday afternoon to members of PEO. The program, "Symphonic Stories" was presented by Mrs. D. C. Young. The next meeting will be a 1 o'clock luncheon April 11 at the home of Mrs. F. J. McCoy. The program will be a debate"Resolved that the youth of today have as high moral standards as the youth of the last generation" Affirmative, Mrs. Granvjlle Smith and Mrs-. J. H. Ramsay; negative, Mrs. T. T. Roosevelt and Mrs. O E. McGahey. Gladys Gross Feted by Sheffield Lodge S H E F F I E L D--Miss Gladys Gross was given a surprise Tuesday evening when the seven member degree staff of White Lily Rebekah lodge honored her with a dinner at the home of Mrs. J. J. Wheaton. Miss Gross has been captain of the degree staff for several years. A three course dinner was served al 7 oclock with table decorations for Easter. The guest of honor was presented with a gift after \vhith a social evening was spent. CLARION CLUB MEETS CLARION--Mrs. J. K. Hilton entertained members of her bridge club Wednesday afternoon at a one o'clock luncheon. Two tables of contract bridge were played with Mrs. T .T. Roosevelt winning high score honors. Mrs. J. H. Moore was a guesl. Mrs. C. J. Nagle will be hostess to the club April 18. W. L. Peterson Named President of Board NASHUA--At a recent meeting of the board of directors oÂ£ the Nashua board of education, \V. L. Peterson was elected president, to succeed Roy Scoles who was not a candidate for re-election, and J. G. Lovejoy was elected to the position of superintendent, this making his sixth year here. One-tenth of all the food products in the United States come from the state of Iowa. Screen Wire Work Sox Work Gloves Floor Varnish Turpentine Roller Skates fi35(rEzÂ»Â»_ 7 O O / t - f j f f T7"wl f -- I S1_i.. I " fJ^\\ i , "*V_ Â·*-Â·Â»_:: n i n . -_.. -- ' ^* Fri., Sat. Only 2Csq. Ft. Buy Now! Save! Uniformly woven black enameled s c r e e n wire. Pro-T e x quality. Fri., Sat. Only 5c You Save 50% Men! Stock up a t B i r t h d a y savings. Rein- f o r c e d f o r wear. i'rl., Sat. Only 6c Our Reg. lOc Sale! Strong 8- oz. c o t t o n gloves. Double knit wrists. . Fri., Sat. Only $1-39 1 Gal. Now Save 98c Protect y o u r floors at r e a l birthday s a v i n g s . "Standard quality. Fri., Sat. Only IOC Ref. I'ricc 15c 100% p u r e steam distilled t u v p online in your container. Fri., Sat. Only 87c Reg. SI Value Built like skates that sell up to 1.69. Ball bearing! 2 Days Only! Just two more days to cut yourself a slice of savings at our Birthday Sale! Selections a.re still complete! Hurry! I N N E R S P R I N G For Shoppers Who Know Value! Reclining Chair and Ottoman Our Reg. $35 26 77 Solid Comfort 'at Birthday Savings! Sears Birthday savings to you! A comfortable reclining chair covered in lustrous rayon. Honor- Bilt! Spring filled cushion. Make Pennies Pay.. Come to Sears! Enamelwore MATTRESS SALE! When This Event is Over the Price Must Go Up! The Greatest- Value of the Year Made to Sell at $19.50 1 80 Coil Springs Sanitized cover, germ and insect repellant. Button tufted, taped edges, side ventilators, roll edge strap handles. Guaranteed helical tied spring unit. Made to SeJl at $29.50 209 Coil Springs 209 coil innerspring mattress with helical tied springs guaranteed ^ never to break through. Germ re- jcf; pellant cover, ventilated sides. _ _ f 5 Unf in. Chair Fri., Sat. Only 77c You Save 20c Smoothly sanded v e a d y to paint. Hardwood stock. Kitchen Broom Fri., Sal. Only 21c Our Reg. 29e Sewed 4 times 1 o i- strength. Straight h a r d- wood handle. Clothes Hamper Worth to 20c 10 Your Choice of Seven Pieces Our Birthday is youi- savings! Caribbean blue e n a m e Iw a r e. Choose from veg. dish, wash basin, sauce pans, pie plates, pudding pans, mug or dipper. Better Quality at Lower Price' Garden Tools 79Â° Your Choice You'll Pay $1 or More Elsewhere We're proud to make these our Birthday special for they're so well constructed. Choice of spade, spading fork, garden hoe or rake. WALLPAPER SALE! Fri., Sat. Only! A Single Roll It's Our Birthday But You Get the Present Now is the time! Sears is the place to buy you,- wallpaper for every room in the house at Birthday Savings! Bright ,,c,v chwrfuf ' laPC '' S t h a l '''''" ildd 10lS l Â° milki " 8 yOU1 ' W i l l k WE SELL WINDOW GLASS Fri., Sat Only 3.97 Deluxe S Rigid! W o v e n fiber; pyralin top with kleenex dispenser and towel rack. Men's Work Shirts Fri., Sai. Only 27C Our Reg. 35c Full cut roomy w o r k s h i r t s. Triple s e w e d scams. FreshBatteries PayFor4qtsGiT5! 100% P U R E P E N N . VITA O I L 100% Pure Penn. Motor Oil Pay For 4 Qts. Get 5 For Only 60 FREE DRAIN SERVICE! It's our Birthday! You get the present Penn. Vifa oil equals 3oc oils sold on the road. Backed by Sears. Guaranteed 100% pure Penn. Compare With Bikes Selling fo $29.00 Elsewhere! Boys' and Girls' Models. Sale! Fri., Sat. Only Sale! Fri. and Sat. Only Scars Birthday Sale enables you to save dollars on this nationally known Elgin bike. Balloon tires, troxel saddle, double bar frame and many more features you'd ordinarily pay $29.00 for. Fri., Sal. Only 2'ic You Save 50% Fits any standard size flashlight. F r e s h slock. Kitchen Stool Fri., Sal. Only 77c Vflu Save SOc Sturdily made . . -spot welded for c x t r a strength. Enameled finish. Baseball Cap S E A R S . R O E B U C K A N D C O Fri., Sat. Only 19c Worth 29 C There're n e w ! P a s t e l colored, two tone satin finish ball caps.