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Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, March 19, 1937
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y=ia i\CT,»^^gn^7^^'» ^P^'^«*«^^^ J ^^^g^^;MSSS SIXTEEN , MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 19 · 1937 ED ITORI ALS ATTACK ANTI - AD VERTIS ING QUOTATIONS IY PAPERS GIVEN Particular Target Bill to Prevent .Optometrist From Advertising. . : DES MOINES-- Aroused by the drive of the special interests to choke of! legitimate use of advertising, Iowa n e'w s p a p e r s have -loosed a barrage of editorials against the numerous discriminatory measures pending before the Iowa legislature. ' · ,, Particular target is a bill whicn would prohibit optometrists from advertising allegedly because it is unethical and inimical to the public health. Other groups from which anti-advertising bills have been expected throughout the session are beauty parlor operators and embalmers as well as a measure to prohibit utilities from selling appliances and another to forbid 'the sale of food in drug stores. On the general subject of optometry and allied forms of advertising, the Davenport Times :-: HERE "A ND THERE :-: Miscellaneous Items From :125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota "Let Public Beware." "Few people, we suspect, are dumb enough to fall for this camouflage and propaganda which is nothing more or less than a bald ottempt to 'write into the law the highest standard of prices for professional services." The Ririgsted Dispatch adds. "Let the public beware. Hidden behind a cloak of non-advertising policies, more than one business has been able to develop a monop- ° The Atlantic News-Telegraph - I says the famed wit of a Philadelphia lawyer "would be inadequate to discover any connection between the public ' health and the advertising done by optometrists, embalmers and cosmetologists. Honesty Nothing to Hide. . The News-Telegraph adds: This tendency to make the general, assembly a vehicle for conferring advantage on someone at the expense of someone else is one of Ihe worst perversions of the purpose of all legislation which has ever been offered in the history o f Iowa." . . . The Red Oak Express points out that an honest business has nothing to hide. It continues: "Every thoughtful citizen in this day and age of enlightenment is at once suspicious of concerns and organizations which refuse to take the public into confidence on the price, quality and value ; of.merchandise. The New Hampton Tribune fol- Planned for Newcomers. , POPEJOY--A fellowship supper will beheld at the Popejoy church dining room Tuesday evening as a courtesy to the several new families who have recently moved into this community. Return From Los Angeles. HAKE--S. L. Hovland, E. O. Honstad, John Silrum and Andrew Sandvick returned Tuesday from Los Angeles, Cal., where they have spent the winter months. Visit Hospital Patient. CORWITH -- Fed Oxley accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Emery Sanford of Kanawha to Owatonna, Minn., Wednesday, to visit his. daughter, Mrs. Peter Brosen, who is recovering from an operation at a hospital there. On Trip to Ohio. CORWITH--Mrs. William Erdman accompanied her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ferry Smith of Schaller, Tuesday on a motor trip to Illinois and Lima, Ohio. They plan to return in about 10 days. Leaves for Des Moines. RAKE -- Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Thomas left Tuesday to visit relatives in Des Moines a few days. Mrs. Hilmer Erdahl is visiting her rather at Roland, Iowa. · Take Grandmother to Home. SWALEDALE -- Edger Krausc and cousin, Elmer Von der Linde, took their grandmother, Mrs. John Schonhurst, to her home at Alamon. She had been visiting with her two sons, Gus and Adolph Von der Linde, and daughter, Mrs. Henry Krause. Visitor From Waterloo. ROCK FALLS --Miss Carolyn Wilkinson of Waterloo spent the week-end at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Wilkinson. Submits to Operation. STACYVILLE--Mrs. Nick Wiii- kels, east of Stacyville, underwent an emergency appendicitis operation at Nissen hospital,-Tuesday morning. All Students to Participate. RIDGEWAY--Plans are now being made and rehearsals have begun for the musical comedy, "The Lucky Jade." The entire student body, under the direction of James Douglas \yill participate during he first of April. Prize Winners Named. RUDD--The Royal Neighbors held a benefit card party Tuesday KnoW Your State A Daily Fact About loway The leading swine producing states are Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Ohio. Mother Dies in Germany. WODEN--Mrs. Fritz T. Gerdes received word of the death of her mother, 74, in Germany. Besides her father, Mrs. Gerdes has one sister living there, three brothers having died in the World war. Has 87tn Birthday. RUDD--Mrs. Augusta D. Chichester, Rudd's oldest woman and only Civil war veteran's widow, was 87 years old Thursday. She reads and sews without glasses. Will Go to Mexico City. OSAGE--Fred Smith will join Mrs. Smith in Chicago, where she is visiting her sister-in-law, Mrs. Jessie Leach, Saturday and they will leave for Mexico City to spend the coming month. Returning home, they will visit Mr. and Mrs. Richard Smith in Hollywood, Cal. New Teacher Elected. ALLISON--Paul Smith, seventh and eighth grade teacher in the' | Allison public school, has resigned Jl lows the same trend of thought ~ in an editorial question: "Are ini- J a nority groups',in : Iowa.professions '·"£ TM . _'i t-·..'_:«««',-"-n^Tv'iilr) 'f\t 'riTi'Minit'V f\Tl - s JS "arid business afraid of _ comprative prices and quality of service?" Tlie Davenport Democrat also uses a query'- "By what right should laws be enacted to prevent ·those engaged in legitimate business from . advertising their busi- nes or profession and prices iE they so desire?" j The Garner Leader reaches this conclusion: "Looks to us like these bills were instigated by 'little men in the various professions who have been unwilling to spend a , cent to try to keep up with then, competitors." "Arrogant Attempt. The Marshalltown Times-Re publican calls it "another o£ thos arrogant attempts to impose 01 one class of the common peopl the desires and advantages o£ an other class." The Clayton County Register finds "too much of this special interest legislation already on our statute books. It is time to call a evening at their hall. High prizes vent to Mrs. A. V. Finch and ^yle Robeson, consolation prizes to Miss Madge Waterhbuse and'Bob Clay. ' Former Grocer Visitor. TITONKA--Mr. and Mrs. John Lamoreux and son, Jack, of Corvallis, Mont., arrived to visit his brother, Chester Lamoreux, anc family and her sister, Mrs. Ottc Folk, and family. Mr. Lamoreux conducted a grocery store here fo a number of years and. then move to Kanawha where he ran a stpr for two years. The family moved to Montana 10 years ago. "Visitor From Drakcsville. WHITTEMORE--Henry Behnk of Drakesville is visiting his par cnts, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Behnke He. will return to Drakesville Sun day. Visit at DeWitt. BRISTOW--Mr. and Mrs. Hob his position. Miss Ruth Krumm of Decorah has been hired to fill out the remainder of the school year and will begin her duties Monday morning. Visitors From Webster City. POPEJOY--Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Morgan of Renwick, Mrs. Mary Cleveland and son, Rollin, of Webster City, and Esther Bergman of Rhinelandes, Wis., are visiting at the A. J. Kreamer home a few«days. Will lUect Friday. LIME SPRINGS--The W. C. T. U. will meet at the home of Mrs. Prescott Friday afternoon, March 15. Return From Springfield. PLYMOUTH--Mr. and Mrs. F.d- ard Faktor returned from a visit ith relatives near Springfield, !o. Mrs. Faktor suffered a severe llness while gone. Worker From Missouri. POPEJOY--Earl Pontius of Missouri state, is employed at the arm home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe aunders. The Saunders family ecently moved here from Hum- oldt. Wil! Open Sliop. BUFFALO C E N T E R--W a 11 ·lalliday, who returned last week rom attending a shoe repair school vill open a shoe repair shop in the lobert Thiele Produce building Saturday. The interior of the milding has been repainted. Wins First Prize. STACYVILLE--Mr. and Mrs. Jouie Ethen and Jimmie Krueger attended the buttermakers' district meeting at Charles City Wednesday evening. Mr. Ethen of Stacyville creamery won first with a 94 per cent score. Carl Cunningham of Rockford was second. Will Celebrate Anniversary. IOWA FALLS--Mr. and Mrs. Preston Riley will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Sunday, The day will be observed with a family dinner at the home. About 50 members of the immediate family and relatives are ex- Husbamls Arc Entertained. K A N A W H A -- T h e Kanawha Woman's club held the annual party Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Fred Knudsen. The husbands of the members were the guests of the evening. A 7 o'clock dinner was served. Bridge was played -and prizes for high score were awarded to Mrs. Gilbert Benschotcr and Aaron Holm. Entertained at Austin. ST. ANSGAR -- The Progress Study club held its annual guest night and entertained guests with a 6:30 o'clock dinner at the Fox hotel in Austin," followed by a theater party. , . Is New Manager. SWEA CITY--Andy Van Alstine is the new manager of the Citizens service oil station.' Will Go to California: SHEFFIELD--Mrs. L. S. Sullivan will leave Friday morning foi Oakland, Cal., where she" wil make an extended visit with he sister, Mrs. E. G. Norris. ';· Mrs. Tone Speaker. LUVERNE--There were 60 mer and women guests of the Progves sive club Tuesday evening. Mrs Jay E. Tone of Des Moines ,wa the after dinner speaker. He subject was "Backgrounds of Cur rent Events." Solo, numbers wer furnished by Mrs. M. G. Bourne Algona, piano solos 'by Corrin Smith and two . numbers , by th high school sextet. A short we] come was given by Mrs. Gran Jennings, president of the club. Guest From Carlisle. HANSELL--Miss' Alene. Star of Carlisle visited her parents, M and Mrs. J. L' Straw. ' , Elma Man Is Held to jury on -Charges of Driving While Drunk NEW HAMPTON--Adolph Hil- ahl, 41, Elma, laborer, was bound ver to the Chickasaw county ;rand jury Thursday .when he ileaded not guilty to a charge of .riving'while intoxicated. He was .rrested late Wednesday by State 'atrolman Jesse Goetsch; -He was ·eleased on a $500 bond by John ?ietjen, jutsice of the peace. 'uneral Planned for Youth Fatally Hurt in Iowa Falls Crash IOWA FALLS--Funeral services were arranged at Osvasa fov Carroll Granzow, 18, fatally inured when the car in which he was riding and a truck driven by Charles Peddle of Dows collided Jack Granzow and Glenn Campbell, who were in the same car were recovering. The three youths were on the way to a skating rink when the accident occurred. Buckman Rites to Be Held in Nora Spring NORA SPRINGS--Funeral ser vices for Henry Buckman, Sr., wh died Thursday morning at . hi home here will be held Saturday afternoon at the Methodist churc here with the Hev. O. Mall of Ma son City conducting the service Burial will be in Park cemetery. Given Three Year Contract. BELMOND--Ted Townsan wa elected president of the schoo board. Mr. Sones, superintenden of the Belm'ond schools, was re elected and given a three yea contract. CURLEW FARMER INJURED IN SAW n Critical Condition as Result of Injuries;' Loses Hand. EMMETSBURG--Jamos Graff, armer living one mile east of Durlew, was in a serious condition t the Palo Alto hospital here Fri- ay,- following an accident Thursday afternoon when he fell against a buzz saw. His left hand was severed be- ween the wrist and elbow. His ight hand was badly mangled. Mr. Gra[£ was working by him- selt when the accident happened and was found a short time latev jy his son, Vincent. He was rushed to -the hospital. Burnett Is Speaker at Britt Legion Meeting BR1TT--The American Legiqi auxiliary entertained the American Legion at a birthday dinnei Wednesday night in honor of tin anniversary of the founding o£ the American Legion. The short pro gram consisted- of the history o the founding of the American Le gion. Jack Burnett, assistant chie o£ the driver's license division ii the state motor vehicle depart ment gave a tail! on safety. Ther were several musical numbers.' Buys Shoe Repair Shop. DECORAH--H. A. Thade o Troy Mills, has purchased the sho repair shop operated by Earl Jel lison on Water street the past fou years. Mr. Thade has- taken pos session ,o£ the shop, and his wil expects io join him next montl The Jellisons plan to move to farm. .orimer Olson, Nora Springs, Recovering After Fall Skating NOHA SPRINGS -- Lorimer Olon, son of Mr. and" Mrs. Harry Dlson, fell Wednesday evening --Awhile on roller ;~ ^skates and struck 3jthe back of his cem- walk, causing im to be uncon- until noon . Friday was still confined to his bed but is recovering. jLorimer 14, is lone of the Olson family trio which Lorimer Olson received first in the local amateur contest finals, an. entertainment sponsored by the Commercial club and American Legion. Eagle Grove School Head Given Increase in Salary by Board EAGLE GROVE--The school board of the Independent school district of Eagle Grove elected Mrs. Bertha Hobbet president, and E. K. Ryan vice president. Supt. C. L. McDowell was reelected at an increase of $100 a year in salary, making it $3,000. His present contract, however, runs one more year. The election of principals and teachers was deferred to a later meeting. Othei members of the board are: Evert McGrath, Merryl MacNaughton andr Dr. R. W. VanZwol; Arthui Martin, treasurer. Marjorie Foil is retained as secretary. DP.IVEF, FINED AFTER CRASH Stolen Algona Truck -Is Found Burned Near Ankeny. AL.GONA -- Max Ferstl o St. Benedict was taken before Justice P. A. Danson Thursday and fined $25 and costs on charges of. careless and reckless driving. The information was signed by Sheriil Casey Loss alter he was called to the-scene of an accident Wednesday night after Ferstl's car crashed into another driven ay Gene Hood of Luverne. The accident happened a few miles west o£ St. Benedict. Both cars were damaged, but nobody was hurt. Sheriff Loss was notified by Des Moines officials that the 1934 truck aelonging to Herman Erdmann of Algona which was stolen from'in f r o n t ' o f Ms house Tuesday night sometime was found burned 3 miles from Ankeny, near Des .Homes. The loss was covered by insurance. Cliff MeClellan, Luverne, was given a 30 day jail sentence by Mayor George Tiede and Delmer Benner, Wesley, was given a 1n 10 day"'"sentence " 'by Mayor Dr. L. Pleffer of Wesley, both on drunk- i · enness charges. Oscar Hentges, ^Burt, was sentenced to ,30 days m jail by Justice Iver Nordine on bad check charges. "*' William Krammersmeier, ' Ledyard, was committed to Cherokee tf by the sheriff after a hearing before the sanity commission board here. Mrs'. Estcl Hostess. SWALEDALE-r-Mrs. George Estel entertained the Linger .Longer club at her home Tuesday. THE NEW CHEVROLET is a modern car with PERFECTED HYDRAULIC BRAKES i i { I The Waterloo Courier points out that objections by the newspapers are not prompted by prospective loss of advertising revenue. It says, "The loss to any individual newspaper wouldn't be enough to justify frothing at the mouth. But measures such as these .would increase the price of certain articles and services without increasing their value." Galmar Residence Is Damaged by Flames CALMAR -- An early morning fire damaged the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Hruska, about .fa mile east o Calmar. The fire, which is thought to have originated from a defective chimney, had gained considerable headway when it was noticed by the children. Part o[ the house was badly burned and furniture and clothing was damaged by smoke. Firemen extinguished the blaze. Is in Hospital. BUFFALO CENTER--Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Dolen spent Tuesday in Forest City visiting Mrs. Dolen's niece, Miss Lenora Hauge, who is in the hospital at that place. ert H: Stewart left for DeWi Wednesday, to visit their so Charles W. Stewart and famil Later they will go to Davenport .visit.a daughter, Mrs. Earl Hem ingson and family. Mrs. Carrie Merfeld took the Stewarts as far as Waterloo. Returns From Minneapolis. PLYMOUTH--Mrs. W. 0. Prescott, who has been visiting her son, G. A. Prescott and family at Minneapolis for 10 days and also doing spring buying for their store, returned home Wednesday. At Uncle's Funeral. LAKE MILLS--Miss Elva Fordyce, high school principal, spent the first part of the week at Mt. Vernon, where she attended the funeral nf an uncle. Class Has Meeting. i BRITT--The Philathea class of the Methodist church met Tuesday night at the home of Miss Marjorie Benzler. Works at Austin. ST. ANSGAR--Jerry Lund has obtained employment in the Hormel Packing plant at Austin and started at his new work the first of the week. Return to St. Paul. OTRANTO--Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Spencer who spent the week-end here returned to their home at St. Paul. Pian Church Fair. RUDD--The annual M. E. church fair be Thursday, April 1. There will be a sale and program. Dinner and supper will be prepared by the ladies' aid and served by the men of the church. Daughter Is Named. GARNER--Mr. and Mrs. Joe NEW BUSES The latest style buses were recently put in service here. They're modern--easy to ride in. Jefferson Transportation COMPANY · BUS Depot at 16 First Street Southwest, Mason City Roul are parents of a daughter, their first born, in their home here Monday. She has been named Darlene Emily. Visitors Are Honored. SEXTON--Mr. and Mrs. Henry Phillips and children of Algona, were supper guests at the home of Mrs. Phillips' mother, Mrs. Sarah Wise, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Opheim, Staples, Minn., who are spending a week here with Mrs. Opheim's mother, Mrs. Wise, and other relatives. Legion Birthday Celebrated. SWEA CITY--Fifty members o£ the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary attended their annual birthday party at the Legion hall. Monopoly, bridge, pinochle and dancing furnished the evening's entertainment. pected to be present. Benefits Received in Kossuth ALGONA--Cnecks totaling $25,000 have been received in Kossuth county for the 1936 soil conservation program and anothei $50,000 will be received soon When all benefits are paid, the total will exceed $600,000 in Kossuth county alone. Committeemei are now working on the 1937 program. Collarbone Broken. B U F F A L O CENTER--Loren Letcher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Letcher, fell and broke his collarbone. John Smith-Is 111. FAULKNER--John Smith, 65, is seriously ill with heart disease at the home of his son, Alvin Smith, 2 miles northeast o Faulkner. Visitor From Mankato. SWALEDALE -- Frank Brink, claim agent of the North Western railroad of Mankato, Minn., spent several days with his brother, Jasper, sister, Mrs. G. A. Eddy, and Mrs. Theo Eddy in Rockwell. Are Awarded Prizes. BRITT--The L. B. club met Tuesday night .at the home of Mrs. B. Buren, Mrs. F. J. Redden and Mrs. Harold Morgan were awarded prizes for high scores. Crosses Rockies 18 Times. LUVERNE--C. M. Gates of Wa- natchee. Wash., was a visitor at the F. I. Chapman home a short time Sunday. He was employed in the Chapman hardware for two years a number of years ago, and since his wife died four years ago, has spent most of his time in travel. He said that he had traveled 13 times aci-oss the state of California from north to south and this trip would make the eighteenth time that he had crossed the Rockies. He was enroute to Akron, Ohio, his old home. Gets Car of Seed. ' HAYFIELD--Leonard Brozik, vegetable grower of this locality received a carload of cobbler seed potatoes from the Red River valley district of North Dakota, which he is unloading this week. Will Go to San Francisco. ST. ANSGAR--Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hanson, residing west of town, met at their home Tuesday evening for a farewell party. Mr. and Mrs. Hanson will sell their household goods at the street sale in Carpenter and will start by auto for San Francisco, where Mr. Hanson has employment awaiting him. i linkage assures a lull contact of the brake lining with the dram* when brake B are applied. Pressure tested lulling aad heavily armored piping transmit braking prca* sure from the master cylinder to ibe {our w^iecl cylinders, which exert their prea- siirc to expand the two brake fihoes-- assuring perfect, equalization. CINRAL MOTORS UtSTMUWNT PIAN-HONTKIT PATMRCTS TO tun YOMC rasi Demand Perfected Hydraulic Brakes on your new car T HE new Chevrolet for 1937 is a modern car with Perfected Hydraulic Brakea --riie highest development of the hydraulic braking principle--the meet efficient and most dependable brakes built today. These powerful Chevrolet brakes are always equalized.' They respond instantly to light of heavy pedal pressure. They give the smoothest, quickest, straight-line stops on all types of roads and under all weather conditions. They provide braking that is positive in action--braking that ·will safeguard you and your family aa you have never been safeguarded before. \ Demand Perfected Hydraulic Brakea, and demand al! the other comfort, safety and performance advantages -which are availabk at low prices only in the new 1937 Chevrolet--the only complete car--priced so low. CHEVROLET MOTOR DIVISION. 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