The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 30, 1939 · Page 22
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 22

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 30, 1939
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Hormel Burglary in Los Angeles Believed Solved MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE LOS ANGELES, Cal.--When Bel-Air's phantom burglar, Ralph Graham, assertedly confessed theft of $1,800,000 in securities from the home of George A. Hormel, multimillionaire meat packer, police announced solution of what probably was Southern California's greatest burglary. Hormel, acting swiftly after the Jurglaiy'on Sept. 18, 1935, made the loot a white elephant in Graham s hands. The plunder was registered stocks and bonds. Hormel notified his brokers and sale of the securities was blocked. Had Left Mansion Hormel and his wife had left their hillside mansion at 639 Nimes «oad two nights before the burglary. The theft was first reported to private detectives. Los Angeles police were notified on Sept. 21. The theft at that time was estimated at 5500,000. Not until yesterday was the total value, $1,800 000 announced. Graham fold Detective Captain Harry Seager that he finally returned the securities to the owner through an intermediary te $2 ,. ^800,000 in securities into a pi,- THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1939 In 1935 Hormel denied reports that he had received kidnap threats and that the burglary might have been a step toward an abduction. ' Caretakers There Only a caretaker and his vfife were in the stucco mansion at the time, Mr. and Mrs. Hormel were en route to Austin, Minn., where Hormel is board cliairman o£ a packing concern employing more than 4^000 persons. The burglar failed in a first attempt to jimmy a ground-floor window. He then apparently climbeo. a trellis to a tiled roof and smashed a plate-glass window in the master bedroom. There he broke into a closet vault and took a $500 caracul coat of Mrs. Hormel's. He thrust the lowslip and left behind several oth : er fur coats worth many hundreds of dollars. Ust of Securities Ihe loot reported in were 2,000 shares each of Beatnce Creamery and General Baking stock, 1,500 shares of Bai-nsdall Corp. and 1,200 o£ Life Savings Corp. The plunder included -o 193D 1 000 shares each of Standard of- Cali- loriua, Anaconda, Packard, Pacific Gas and Electric, General Electric, n adl ° Corporation, Otis Elevator .North American Aviation, Great ' Northern Ore, Consolidated Oil Aviation Corporation of Delaware' Arkansas Natural Gas, Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Beneficial Industrial Loan Corporation, Commercial Solvents, Douglas Aircraft McClellan Stores, McCrory Stores' Hat Corporation, and United Air-' craft. Also 500 shares each of Munsingwear and United Air Lines, 250 of Boeing Airplane and lot) of Libby, McNeill and Libby. Brief explanation of our failure to do this or that: We didn't really desire to do it.--Cedar Rapids Ga- zete. WITH THIS COUPON? Texas Seedless ^ _ · GRAPEFRU IT O S i« rS fer 19 C Jack Sprat PORK and BEANS Jack Sprat Whole Grain Golden Bantam CORN 25c 71c Jack Sprat Sweet PEAS 2 - N o . 2 M M Cans . . . 2 ? C 6Cans CANNED VEGETABLES BROWN BEAUTY BEANS Mexican Style in Chili Cravy-Baked-KMular BEANS C - G K-' W ~. -- ig e BEETS 233S. . . ~, e 3 .Vo. 300 cans 28c TOc ^=10c Xo. 303 lOc CARROTS *£gS£*... SHOESTRING POTATOES ?,* SPINACH £. ". D C A C Sweet 1 ****** Mayflower , * · » t * CANNED FRUITS APRICOTS £*. FRUIT COCKTAIL **". . ' ' ' 8 °"""iOc GRAPEFRUIT £-. .' . . .' .' ^ . 25c PEACHES H4Ivcs or Sliced · · No'*"PINEAPPLE..^?' .' ." ." "" C CANNED SALMON SALMON 23c L.MA EBYE I ENASN ^ D ,°; k Red ' J ° Ck S P raf LIMA BEANS, Jack Sprat HOMINY, Jack Sprat ' ' ' SPAGHETTI, Prepared, Jack Sprat '. 20 ounce Can 20 ounce Can 20 ounce Con 19 ounce Can 3 cans 25 ( CORN, Sugar, Jack Sprat SAUER KRAUT, Jock Sprat TOMATOES, Mayflower No. 2 Can No. 21/2 Can No. 2 Can 1 Can 9 Jack: Sprat ' FLOUR Chocolafe Cream COFFEE CANDY Super fine--five flavors 4Q pound sack COCOANUT EON BONS 1ponnd . rlass jar $1.49 29c Santa Clara, Jack Sprat PRUNES . 2 Pounds 1-orge Size 10 oz. Pkg. Kellogg's PEP Crisp, crackly flakes of pure enjoyment Good Cheer COFFEE Pound Bag I7c 12c ·MIBMMIB* 39c Thrilling New "EXPOSITION" Chrysanthemum Plant Choice of 4 Gorgeous Colars. Only 1 Oc and ! box top. See us for details. SOFTASILK CAKE FLOUR 44-ounce Package 27 KLEENEX 200 Sheet Box S. P. SHAPIRO 023 lV Fcn ^ylvani a rhone 3m WILLSON GROCERY 4M Fifteenth St. N. W. Phone 2« SNYDER'S RITE-WAY Phone 218 Phone 426 HORSE SHOE GROCERY Phone 209 616 South Federal CARL GRUPP 1339 Korlh Federal on BARRETT BROS. CO. 8» Second Sf. N. E. Phone 43 A. W. KITTO 40J Seventh St. S. E. CHICAGO MEAT GROCERY Phone 754 Iowa Going in for Planting of Trees Trees--'seedlings and transplants --about 2 or 3 million of 'em-- will be going into Iowa ground during the next few weeks many of them under the expert supervision o£ Guy Ramsey, extension forester, and a staff of temporary assistants. Plans call for the establishment of windbreak demonstrations on about 30 or 35 farms this spring. Trees for the demonstrations are being supplied from the Clarke- McNary nurseries. Town's Pride Now Coop BOLTON NOTCH, Conn., (U.B-- Time marches on! Once the pride of the community, the one and one- half story building that once housed the railroad station and postoffice has been dismantled and converted into a chickencoop and garage. Keceives Treatment LAKE MILLS -- P. Clarence Westland is at the Veterans hos T pital receiving medical treatment! DIAMOND BROS. IOWA'S LARGEST GROUP OF HOME-OWNED FOOD STORES -- PEAS ARE CHEAPI BUY FREELY! Shady Side 6 No. 2 Cans 37c Merton (No. 4 Sieve) 6 No. 2 Cans . 49 C Steele-Co. (No. 3 Sieve) 6 No. 2 Cans $7 C Festal (No. 2 Sieve) 6 No. 2 Cans 87c Assorted CHOCOLATES Pound.. "Mile-l/p" APRICOTS c No - 2 ' /2 Cans . . . . CORN, CARROTS or KRAUT, 4 No. 2 Cans CATSUP H oz. Bottle EASY TO HOUSECLEAN WITH CLIMALENE BECAUSE IT DISSOLVES QUICKLY! FANCY DATES D. B. JELL POWDER PURE COCOA Pound « |*_ Can.. 15C D. B. CORN FLAKES AND 25e AT YOUR CRUSHED PINEAPPLE HUSKIES Boxes.. 2lC GRAPEFRUIT J U I C E 3 No. 2 -* Cans .Z3C MUSHROOMS 2-or. Cans. CALIFORNIA PRUNES in l b IV Box Men's Blue or Striped OVERALLS brand. PURE HONEY P a i l . . 42C "Blue Blood" Extra Special Same in Boys, 49e BONELESS CODFISH Ib. 1 - _ Pkg. . 17C AETNA PEACHES or OREGON PRUNES (In 40% Syrup) 2 No. 2'/ 2 Cans LOGANBERRIES APRICOTS 39c ROYAL ANNE C H E R R I E S . . . . 49c CORNMEAL 10-lb. Bag . 21c SALADA TEA --In V 4 -lb. Green 16c B l a c k . . Tea Strainer FREE! Quaker EGG NOODLES J lOc Boxes. 21c Chicken Broth or Bouillon Cubes i Boxes.. KELLOGG'S SHREDDED WHEAT BISCUITS, 2 Boxes 19c Fresh OYSTERS Pint 21c Liver SAUSAGE 2 IBs 25c MEAT LOAVES Per Pound 15e MINCED HAM 2 Pounds. . 25c HOLLAND HERRING, Aft- . Milkers, 9-Ifa Keg ^C FANCY SLICED BACON/-*1-lb. Pkg .21C D. B. CORN or GLOSS STARCH Boxes.. D. B. BLEACH Quart I7c Gallon . . . . 49 C KIPPERED SNACKS 1 Cons. 25c MORTON'S SMOKE SALT in l b - 1U Can 72c Camay 3s...l7c Per Quart Chipso 3 a. 2Sc Aunt Jemima Buckwheat PANCAKE FLOUR, L ge . Box Crisco 3 Ca'n 4SC FLOUR In 49-Ib. Bags Diamond's $ Best ..... .19 ORANGE, GRAPE or PINEAPPLE JUICE 12 01. MARASCHINO CHERRIES, 2--5-oz. Bottles .'.'.' 19c Reputation Starting and Growing Mash 100-lb. bag $1.97 ROLLED OATS (For FeedJ 100-lb. bag $2.25 Pure Country SORGHUM 10 Pti. 59C PORK 4 22-oz. BEANS BANANAS Men's Work SHIRTS Large Assortment of Colors Mode. Some are Sanforized*.' Week-End Special . . . . . . . . . . . Same in Boys, 39c Extra Well 49c ( MINNESOTA einijR $139 4 Pounds 23c MARSH SEEDLESS G R A P E F R U I T 8, 10 or 12 for. 25c FANCY APPLES B e n Davis . . . 7 Pounds 2 5 c Winesaps . . . 6 Pounds 2 5 c Delicious . . . 4 Pounds 2 5 c GREEN TO? CARROTS 2 Bunches.. 9C HEAD LETTUCE Each 5C Snow-White CAULIFLOWER Large Heads I S c o r l S c · 49 Pound bag Dinner Party BEVERAGES Full Quart, *»!?-, 3 for . . . Z5C 10 SUGAR Pounds 48c VAN CAMPS Van Camps SARDINES for 28c Van Camps TOMATO SOUP 19 Ox. Cans for 22c 16c Von Camps PORK BEANS T Ib. Cans, 3 for Van Camps DARK RED KIDNEY BEANS 300 T Cans TOBACCO Half and Half, Sir Walter Raleigh, Kentucky Club, Prince Albert, Velvet HI LEX Gallon .49c Quarts . . . " l 8 c Pints J MUSTARD Quarts IOC IVORYSOAP Medium Siie for 17c Griddle Mix Pancake Flour Wifh - Coupon . 3C MILK Tall Con lOc Old Dutch CLEANSER 4 for 25c MAD! WITH SII5MOTITI COSTS IISS TO USE I t C A U S I IT GOES FUITHEK ASH Softener--Cleanser Large *^"* ^**" ffl W»»hes Dithet Better »nd Cheaper *n So»p "kfl. · 21c Fresh GINGER SNAPS FIG BARS 25c RAISIN BRAN Regular 1 5c Size 19C Decker's BUTTER Pound 24c NO. 2 CANS CORN, TOMATOES, MIX. VEG., 4 f o r . . FREE Handy Cast Iron Skillet for POTATOES No. 1 Cobblers, Peck23c; 100 Ib. bag $1.49 Idaho Russets, Peck 25c; 100 Ib. bog $1.59 N. D. Ohios, Peck 29c; TOO Ib. bag $1.79 SANI-FLUSH Large Size Two for 19c . .37c DATES Pounds 23c While Supply Lasts With Purchase 49-lb. Sack GOLD MEDAL FLOUR Kitchen-tested. 49-lb. Sack . . QUALITY MEATS 33c HADDOCK, Fillets, Ib. . . 16c Fancy SHORT RIBS BEEF, 2 Ibs. Fresh SALT f S- SIDE PORK, Ib. . . IOC Fresh GROUND BEEF, 2 Ibs. for Smoked PORK f^m^ HOCKS, 2lbs v . for*5C Genuine Wis. Colby- Long Horn- · fm CHEESE, Ib 17C WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LEUIT QUANTITIES SAM RAIZES DEPARTMENT STORE 215 SOUTH FEDERAL A V E N U E Open Sat. Evening Till 10:30 FREE P A R K I N G IN REAR OF STORE

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