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April 3, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

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APRIL, 3 1931 OFFICIALS WANT HOMEY EASTER Despite Lateness of Flowers Visitors Swarm Into Capital. WASHINGTON, April 3. UP)-While tourists trek to hotels by thousands, officials are preparing for one of the most'homey Easters the capital has had in years. Advance notice that this would be b bloomless Easter failed to. dissuade the visitors: They poured in "by rail 'and private ' automobiles. Charles Henlock, former white house gardener, famous for the accuracy of his predictions, sauntered along the tidal basin and reiterated it would be at least a week before the Japanese cherry trees burst into flower. Setting an example of religious and domestic celebrations, President Ho over'will attend a Masonic and a Quaker service. He and Mrs. Hoover will have with them their three grandchildren, Peggy Ann. 6 Herbert Hoover, m, 3, and Joan, not yet one. The family is looking forward to the Easter Monday egg loll that -will bring thousands of children to white house lawns. "A quiet day" was the program also of cabinet members. Diplomats, and resident society. 58th Anniversary of Wedding Celebrated by Couple at Britt KANAWHA, April 3.--Mr. and Mrs. Guy Judd and daughter, Mildred motored to Britt Wednesday evening to- help Mr. Judd's parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stevenson celebrate their fifty-eighth wedding anniversary. This couple has lived in Hancock county since 1922, having lived on a farm northwest of here for several years. Other rela- tjves were also present altho nol all the children were home. Superintendency of Swea City Accepted by Parsons of Bode : SWEA CITY, April 3.--Supt. E. H. Parsons of Bode accepted the .position here to become superintendent. Mr. Parsons spent one day here this week looking over the local plant. He comes here from Bode where he has been superintendent the past 10 years and is leaving: under protest from the Bode school board. Mr. Parsons will move here about Aug. 1 to take charge of the local work. All of the teachers for next year have not as yet sig_ned contracts for the coming year. Sixty applications for the superintendent's position were reviewed by the school board. · . . , Bids for Waterloo and Charles City Star Route Asked April 3.-- Bids for a star mail route between Charles City and Waterloo have been called for by the postal department. 'No time for starting the route service has been given. The service calls for a morning round 1 trip, leaving Waterloo, at 5 a. m., reaching Charles City about 7:30, leaving Charles City, about 10:15 and reaching Waterloo about 12:45. The truck would leave Waterloo again about 3:30 o'clock, reaching Gharles City about 6 p. m. The . truck would leave Charles City about 6:30 to reach Waterloo about 9 p. m. Missionary to Speak at Zumbrota Session KUMBROTA, Minn., April 3. ()-The Women's Missionary Federation, Goodhue circuit, Norwegian Lutheran church of America, wil convene here April 13. Mrs. E. Sovik of Northfield, missionary on furlough from China, will speak on the subject of missions in that country. Mrs. E. O. Ringstad of .Northfield, also will speak. Officers for the coming year will be elected Present officers of the circuit are Mrs. H. O. Fjeldstad, Faribault president; Mrs. L. M. Stavig, Northfield, vice president, and Mrs. J Romness of Wanamlngo, secretary treasurer. Man Who Bought Seat at Chicago Board of TraJe Leaves Bancroft BANCROFT, April 3.--A. J Berens returned to Chicago Wed nesday after visiting several days at the home of Ws parents, Mr. anr Mrs. Peter Berens. Mr. Berens re cently purchased a seat on the Chi cago board of trade for ?8,000. Tw( years ago Mr. Berens was a mem her of the board of trade and a that time.purchased a membership .for $49,000. This he disposed o shortly before the slump. Mr. Ber ens owns three well improved farms in.this locality and bank buildings located in Bancroft, Ringstcd am Swea City. · Waverly Group to Study Community Chest Plan WAVERLY, April 3.--W. H Mooney and N. A. Grassfield hav been named by W. F. McDowell president of the Waverly Com munlty club and head of a com mittee to Investigate community chest plans, as additional member of the committee. The group wi! probably visit Mason City to learn how the chest campaign is con ducted, and will also go to Vinton QUAKE ZONE Nicaragua which was shaken by an earthquake which reduced its capital, Managua, a city of 60,000 population, to rums. Michelson, Scientist, Has Nervous Collapse PASADENA, Cal., April 3. UF-- Dr. Albert A. Mlchelson, 79, noted physicist, was critically ill at his home here today. He suffered a nervous collapse brot on by overwork In his latest experiment--an elaborate test of the speed of light. 2 COUNTIES PLAN LEGION MEETING Lakota Host to Winnebago and Kossuth Posts and Auxiliary Units. LAKOTA, April 3.--There will be. a joint meeting of the Legion and auxiliary of Winnebago and Kossuth counties here tonight. All posts and units of both counties are asked to participate. State Commander Maurice 'Cahill of Cedar Rapids and Mrs.' Madeline See, tenth district committeewoman of Laurens will be among the prominent speakers. The county leaders are Kossuth: Mrs. F. H. Webster, Algona, and H. A. French, Titonka; Winnebago: Mrs. Nels Olson, Rake, and Iler Flo, Thompson. Grade Declam Winners at Marble Rock Are Named MARBLE ROCK, April 3--In the Marble Rock grade school declamatory contest held here Irving Spaulding won first In oratorical; Lucille Arthur, first in dramatics, and Marjorle Preston, first in humorous. These will enter the triangular contest at Rockford April 14. PLANS ROME FLIGHT Cheered by her distinction of being the first woman ever to make a parachute jump in Italy, Sirs. Geraldine Grey Loffredo, 38, above, Buffalo, N. Y., hones to become tho first feminine solo trans-Atlantic flyer this summer. She plans to hop off from Old Orchard, Maine, for Rome, in August. MRS, COULTER, ROWAN/BURIED Aged Resident Is Survived by Two Daughters; Rites Held. ROWAN, April 3.--Funeral 'services for Mrs. Janet Coulter, who died Tuesday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. F. B. Sheldon, were held Wednesday at the Methodist church with the Rev. G. M. Squires officiating. Mrs. Coulter, who lived In Rowan for "many years, was one of Rowan's oldest citizens. She had been ill for several years. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. F. B. Sheldon of Rowan, and Mrs. Car! Hadlcy of Washington. Mr. Coulter preceded her in death some years ago. Easter Shoppers Dine Here Saturday You'll be extremely busy Saturday-. - shopping--getting ready for Easter. · So, dine at Mason City's Soda Grill. Service very prompt . . . and the Grill is always a Good Place to Dine. Tho Soda Grill caters to the many types of appetites . . . and you can dine here at most reasonable prices. Shoppers, in particular, thoroughly enjoy lunching and teaing hers. SODA gRILL MERKEL'S ECONOMY BASEMENT 7s the Place to Economize on Reliable Merchandise EASTER COATS $Q.90 9 It's your loss if you do not see these remarkable values in new Spring Coats. Tweeds and plain spongy woolens in fitted silhouettes and belted. In the favored colors for Spring 1931. SPRING COATS $14.75 'Fur-trimmed or self-trimmed . . . you'll like the ways the buttons and tucks trim them so cleverly. The new colors in tweeds and plain woolens were chosen because of their popularity. SIZES 14 TO 50. You May Select Your New EASTER DRESS For Only $R.95 5 Prints, plain crepes;-chiffons and-even stunning knitted sports frocks at this low price. Waist and hiplines that are snugly fitted . . . skirts that are gracefully flared . . . necklines and sleeve treatments just as they are used on expensive dresses. SIZES 14 TO SO . " Spring's Newest SILK DRESSES $7.90 7 In light and dark prints, chiffons, navy georgettes, polka dots and the serviceable plain colored crepes. Fresh, new and perfectly style-right. Cap, puff and long-sleeves; cowl and novelty necklines; snugly fitted skirts with flares, gores and pleats. SIZES 14 TO BO WASH FROCKS WASH FRftCKS $1.98 98c For home, afternoon or street wear. Materials are broadcloth prints and Peter Fan prints-absolutely fast colors. Styles that are copied from silk dresses Princess Peggy, Patsy Prim and Twinnie Frocks of fast color materials in beautiful prints and colorings. A new one if yours fades. PRINCESS PEGGY ' PAJAMAS 98c In attractive, brightly colored prints. Two-piece style with sash tie and Pirate legs. A new one if it fades. RAG RUGS 23c to 98c Hit-and-miss patterns w i t h fringed ends. Launder nicely. .Size 18x36 Is 23c, size 27x54 la 69c and size 36x72 is 98c. PANEL CURTAINS 98C and $1.49 Beautiful panels from Scranton, Echo Bridge and Quaker. Outstanding patterns and fine qualities. WINDOW SHADES 39c Shades from 28 to 36 Inches wide. Buy them for the entire house at this price. PILLOW CASE SPECIAL 23c Merkel's special value, full size 42x36, free from dressing. Full Fashioned Pure Silk Hose Pair 74 C 2 PAIRS $1.39. Of beautiful semi-sheer quality, silk to the very 'top. Slender French heel and cradle foot. Very slightly irregulars of our most popular $1.50 hose. The irregularities are so slight that often you are unable to find them. This assures you of legs without noticeable defects. In new Spring shades, sizes 8% to 1(H£. NEW ANKLETS Pr. 23c Our new anklets are here to match those beautiful Easter- costumes. In pastel shades and white. Sizes from 6 to 10. CHILDREN'S HOSE Pair 25c Full-length mercerized .hose' with the small check plaid. A hose that wears and launders well. LINGERIE WHITE MUSLIN SLIPS 49c With hemstitched tops, with built-up shoulders or strap styles . . . deep hems. Sizes 3S to 44. RAYON CREPE SLIPS 98c Of splendid quality with either built-up shoulders or straps. Princess or inverted pleat styles CHILDREN'S COMBINATIONS 79c Of rayon-in flesh shade. Sizes 4 to 14. Lorraine quality. LACE NECKWEAR set 25c Collar and cuff sets in dainty laces which add so much to the appearance of your older dresses. CHILDREN'S PAJAMAS 98c Of rayon with wide pirate legs, tuck-in two-piece style with sash and bolero jacket. In Spring shades. Sizes B to 14. HAND WORKED GOWNS 59c With square or round necklines, fast colors and in sizes 16 to 17. Foundation Garments ELASTIC STEP-INS $1.49 BRASSIERES 25c Made of beautifully decorated elastic webbing trimmed with rayon brocaded material. Four hose supporters. A. well fitting garment. ELASTIC STEP-INS 98c Will give your-figure the right lines for the new spring and Easter frocks. No dress will fit correctly without the right foundation garment. GIRDLES--Made with inner belt with lacing on each side for correct adjustment and perfect comfort. Of brocaded material with hose supporters Rayon brocaded with firm, last- Ing shoulder straps, tailored to fit and give the proper support. In bandeau, pocket and uplift styles. COMBINATIONS 98c With brassiere top. The most popular foundation garment. Of beautiful quality rayon, well finished and tailored. $1.98 TURKISH TOWELS 9c Size 14x28 inches, soft and fluffy. A convenient size for the kitchen or bath room. With colored stripes. COTTON PRINTS Yard 19C For wash frocks, kiddies' clothes, curtains, etc. Beautiful prints and some plain colors in voiles, broadcloths, batistes and foullards. MARQUISETTE Yard9c 13C 17C Marquisettes that would sell regularly from 19c to 69c per yard. These are irregulars but the defects are not noticeable in most pieces. BED SPREADS 98c Size 80x105, krinkle spreads that launder well. Large enough for bolster effect. Scalloped edges. MERKEL'S SHEET SPECIAL 98c Full size 81x99, absolutely free from dressing and fully bleached. Special Services Are Held. LAKE MILLS, April 3.--Passion, eek services are being held at the sbury Methodist church this 'eek every evening, from 8 to 9 clock, excepting . Saturday '' eve- ing. The Rev. Milton M. Schaper f Superior college and seminary, classmate of the Rev. Mr. Stauffer, Is preaching. ^ . Go to Waterloo. BRISTOW--Mrs. Lloyd Mathews and son, Donald, went to Waterloo Wednesday to visit relatives for a few davs. A M springlike }j.It's feminine f M adorable The New Easter Hat at a great saving 95 c I Headsizes 20 '/ 2 to 24 They Look Like $5 Hats Hundreds of new Easter hats have just been unpacked. Trimmed with flowers and bright facings underneath and made of the new materials. Continuing our Sale of Children's Easter Hats Never before have the children's hats been so smart. Many are trimmed, witk-/lowers and ^ibbonsi,.. L A_ splendid selection to choose fl*| i'JQ from «P 1 .Tr»f .$·1 MERKEL'S SECOND FLOOR TOILETRIES Coty's "Ensemble Package"--face powder and new indelible lipstick, both for Bath Salts and Dusting Powders in beautiful containers. Many novel designs suitable for gifts, prizes and personal use MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR Make It A EASTER Versions Vibrant. . . With Charm Colors That Appeal Beige Morocco with Astrakhan Beige d»/» Trimming «J " and a choice of styles at $6 Easter wardrobes are visions of color and beauty. You will find here new Queen Quality footwear that reflects the freshness of the spring season. Black Faille-with Sliver */» Kid 1 Piping «pD Same in Black Kid with Water- snake Trim at $6.50 Left--Black Satin Finish Seam- le'ss Kidskln Pump at $8.50

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