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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

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'-** 1 '·*" ·"" ·*' ^' ^ : "^*' ·*' "·'-'^- " ' -L MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE WAGNER BILL MAKES CONSTRUCTION BALANCE WHEEL GIVES PRESIDENT SURE MEANS OF AIDING STABILITY Six-Year Advance Plan of Construction for U. S. Government Planned. WASHINGTON, D, C. April 4.-Enactment ot the last session of congress of the Wagner bill for the advance planning and regulation of public construction has placed in the hands of the president of the United States a sure means of maintaining' general business stability in the future, officials of the Asso- ciated.General Contractors of America declared here at the session of its newly inducted executive cabinet. With a six-year advance plan of public construction laid down in de' tail, as required by the new law, several billion dollars worth of business, will always be in reserve to be thrown into the breach as needed when business begins to*lag, the contractors pointed out. ' Used As Balance Wheel. "The theory of using the construction industry as a business balancs wheel--of accelerating this work in times of depression--has been generally accepted for more than a decade," A. P. Greensf elder, of St Louis, president of the association explained,- "but the available means of acceleration heretofore have been too slow to be entirely effective." In the past,' he said, it has re quired months of preparation be fore any great amount of additiona government construction could be brot to the job stage and under these conditions the best that coul be hoped was./ that acceleration might pull the country out of a depression which, slow pick-up had prevented it from avoiding. Under the six-year advance planning, however, a sagacious and well-advised chief executive, with the co-operation of congress, will be able to apply the necessary stimulus before the slowing down of business is generally appreciated, Greensfelder said. Now In 18 States. Members of Mr. Greensfelder's cabinet also pointed out that, following the example of.: the federal government, the establishment of similar advance planning procedure is expected to be provided for in. 18 states by the present legislative sessions. They also believe that advance planning of private construction will be given greater consideration than in the past. Members attending the . meeting, which will be continued" today, include in addition to. President Greensf elder; A. E, Horst, Philadelphia^ Col. George B. Walbridge, Detroit; Alan Jay Parrish, Paris, 111.; David J. White, Boston; Richard Hopkins, Albany, N.'Y.; Thomas J. Baker, Milwaukee;-Burl L. Kriowlea, Worchester, Mass., all nationally known general contractors; and Edward J. Harding, Washington, managing director of the association. ARGENTINES TO HOLD ELECTION Since Revolution. Province of Buenos Aires to Vote for First Time BUENOS AIRES, April' 4. -Argentines will make their first trips to the polls since the revolution tomorrow. The election will be held only in the province of Buenos Aires to fill the provincial offices and elect deputies, to the as yet unorganized national congress. Other provinces will have elections later and a presidential election will come still later. The race for the provincial governorship looks like a trial heat for the presidency of the republic. The radicals, who held power in the province from 1916 until the revolution of last September, have nominated for the' governorship Honorlo Peueyrredon, former ambassador in Washington, and Carlo Guido for vice governor. The conservative party .ticket is headed by Antonio Santamarina Celedohio V. Pereda is the conservai live candidate for vice governor. Absorbing interest 'Surrounds the contest, as It is expected to give the first definite indication, of which way the wind blows in post-revolutionary party politics. $10,000 Gain 'Is Reported. MT. PLEASANT, April 4.--Will: a gain of approximately $10,000 during the past two weeks perlbc for the campaign of completion of Iowa Wesleyan college which la now in progress thruout the state efforts are being Increased among the alumni to bring, about a successful achievement of the 5300,000 goal, according to the alumni chair man, Russell Weir of Mt.'Pleasant in a statement here today.' HUGH DAVEY £r SON GENERAL CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS Phono 871 15 2nd St. S. W. LOCAL RAILROADS Sextet Sings Before Meeting of Hawkeyes About. 65 persons attended the meeting of the Hawkeye club, Cht- ago and Northwestern railroad- employes' organization, at the P. G. and E. auditorium Friday evening. . The Hamilton College of Commerce girls' sextet sang- a group if songs. The sextet is composed if Nellie Coffin, Genevieve Hlrd, 3velyn Almklov, Elizabeth Schmidt, illdred Murray and Naomi Baxter. Marjorie Hughes is accompanist. Following the program lunch vas served by' the Chicago and Northwestern Women's club. · RAILROAD BRIEFS Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific, · J. E. Gathman, Chicago, representative of the Lackawanna railway, transacted business here Monday. · · 'I.. L. O. McMeekin, Omaha, travel- tog passenger agent, Denver and Rio Grande Western railway, transacted business with the traffic department March 26. Charles Graham and T. McShane, special agents from Des Moines, were here on business this week. About 80 attended the divisional prevent claims meting at Manly Monday evening. Those from Mason City who attended the meeting were J. Braheny, agent; H. W. Odle, George DeGrout an£ Silvey Green. Milwaukee News. D. W. Rivers, district storekeeper with headquarters at Minneapolis, was in Mason City March 31, con- fering with the local store department. Curt Crippen of the engineering department at Austin, was at the local offices today doing some special work. F. B. Brackett, traveling time inspector, who has been at the Ma- son City offices the paat few days, left for Minneapolis Thursday. Excursion rates will be in effect over the week-end to Chicago and return, on account of the Easter holidays. W. F. Ingrraham, 'superintendent, was confined to his home Thursday on account of illness. C. E. Ring, division accountant, and Leo A. Montgomery, material clerk, returned Tuesday from Minneapolis where they attended a business meeting. Chicago Northwestern. J. E. R. Neeck, traveling auditor, transacted business here this week. R. M.' Hall, Omaha, traveling inspector of the .western weight and inspection bureau, transacted business here Tuesday. Andrew. Freland, stenographer to the superintendent, is back at work following a few days' illness. Ellen B. Larson has accepted, a position as general clerk at the roadmaster's office at Belle Plaine. She-ia a stenographer at the freight house. . f ' Mrs. C. F. Moser, wife of the trainmaster, is visiting friends in Wisconsin. Minneapolis and "St. Louts. R. F. Salter, general agent, went to Davenport Friday to spend Easter with his brother. S. J. Johnson, Oskaloosa, superintendent of bridges and buildings, and E. E. Crimmen, Marshalltown, trainmaster, were here on business Friday. O. F. Johnson, Minneapolis, inspector of transportation, called here Wednesday. -E. A. Wittgraff, Minneapolis, traveling car agent, was in Mason City Friday on business. Chicago Great Western. John Coenen, Chicago, assistant superintendent of transportation, was here Wednesday, and Thursday. Pike Visits Offices. A. M. Pike, Des Moines, of the American rafroad association, transacted business at several local railroad offices this week. HERE AND THERE Comes From Morrison. ALLISON--Port James of Morri- 6n, HI., is visiting in the E. W. Detra home. Visits In Minneapolis. NORA SPRINGS -- Mrs. Flora *eckard is visiting relatives in Min- eapolls. . Guests at Aredale. AREDALE--Mrs. Ho Pfaltzgraff nd little daughter of Waterloo are isltlng at the E. E. Polk home. Goes to Nebraska. GARNER--^Dave Gardner, clerk n the, Wilson Drug company for the ast two years, resigned and has jone to Nebraska where he has work in a drug store: : : Visit at Nora Springs. NORA SPRINGS--Alfred Heinrich who formerly owned a jewelry store here has been the guest of Urs. Electa Ladwig. Mrs. Helnrich las been in Minneapolis since tha death of her brother Roy's wife. The leinriches expect to locate In Minneapolis. · Degree Is Conferred. EAGLE GROVE--At a speciaf meeting of Bower Lodge No. 464 A. ?. A. M. on Thursday evening, April 2, the third degree was conferred on Supt. C. C. Anama of tin; public schools of Woolstock. The vork was done by officers of Viona Lodge of Renwick. Refreshments were served to about 100 at the close of the ceremony. Plan Sunrise Service. NORA SPRINGS--There will be a sunrise prayer meeting Easter Sunday at the Eden Presbyterian church north of town. The young people's societies of the Evangelical church of Nora Springs and tho Eden church will hold an hour of devotional service. Breakfast will be served at the church following this service. Superintendent to Talk. CRESCO--Among the plans for Easter services in the various Cresco churches next , Sunday, special features . at the Congregational church will be a sermon in the morning by Rev. P. A. Johnson, state superintendent of Grlnnell on "The Living Christ." Oo to Minneapolis. GARNER--Mrs. Henry C a r r motored to Minneapolis Saturday accompanied by her sister, Miss Faith Binghamjwho' will resume her work at the State university after a two weeks vacation. Mrs. Carr wil visit relatives In the city until Monday., Will Give Program. NORA SPRINGS--The Christian Alliance Easter program will be glv en Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Baptist church consisting of scripture reading songs, recitation and exercises by the children o£ th' Sunday school. · Brooder House Destroyed. AREDALE--Fire' destroyed the brooder house on the George Bar uett farm. Five hundred baby chick ens were in the house. In the nigh the family was awakened by crack ling of the fire and was able to -save the buildings close to thi brooder house. Garner House Sold. GARNER--Mrs. Anna Rohl Jacobs purchased the resideno property of the Merrill estate am will take possession soon. Mrs Jacobs sold her house on Main street to Mrs. Bertha Dankbar re cently. Go to Rochester. WODEN--Mr. and Mrs. Jak Huisnga and son, Paul,- went Rochester, Minn., wHere' Paul wi go thru the clinic. Expected at Osage. OSAGE--Mr. and Mrs. E. Love lace of Boseman. Mont., were ex ected to arrive today for an Easter veek-end visit with the C. E. Gardner family and other Osage friends on their way east. Mrs. Lovelace was formerly Stella Odeklrk who pent her girlhood here and was. graduated from Cedar Valley sem-! inary. Again In Rudd. RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. Ben O'- ^ourke returned from Cedar Raids where they attended^the funer- .1 of Mr. O'Rourke's mother. ' : · Visit at:Clarion. CLARION--Miss Ruth Shackle- ord is spending her vacation at iomo. She Is city schools nurse at Clinton. Miss Dorothy Nagle, a student at St. Kathryn's school for [iris at St. Paul is also spending he Easter vacation at the home of ler parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Vagle. Her roommate; Miss Wise, came with her. Taken to Farnhamville. DUMONT--Miss Zelpha Hattie, primary teacher, who was quaran- :ined at the Rev. Barton home for scarlet fever last week, was removed to a house in Farnhamvillo and will conclude her quarantine there. Preaches at Floyd. RUDD--The Rev. F. O. Hillman ireached" at the Floyd M. E. church Wednesday evening. Dorothy Paulson sang "Rock of Ages" as Verna Zimmerman pantomimed with Mrs, Hillman. as pianist. Guest nt Britt BRITT--Frank Galligan of Law- .er was a guest at the H. H. Mul- .in home Thursday Leave for Milwaukee. RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Millard of Milwaukee left Thursday morning for their home after visiting with .relatives for several daya. Comes From Waterloo. CLARION--Darl Trusty of Wa- :erloo, cousin of Mrs. Harry Bowman, is the new barber In the Sanders shop. His family will move here soon. Recovers From Injuries. RUDD--John Lewke is now able :o walk about the yard. He was njured Jan. 31. A Bungalow With Two Floor Plans "By I. BUTLDER HIQIIT~ : The bungalow shown above started as a summer lake home The owner liked it so well he decided to make it an all-year home To do that he excavated a partial cellar, installed a small warm air heater, and lined the interior walls with insulating board, instead of lath and plaster. The complete house'cost but $2,500. The original plan had 'a living: room across the front, and one bedroom. For those who require .two bedrooms an alternate plan has been developed, with the living room running- lengthwise, the big front porch cut to half Its size, and two bedrooms and bath on the side. Both plans are furnished. Both plans provide closet room for roll-away beds, so the living room can be turned into sleeping quarters for an occasional guest. Developed for small city apartments, the folding or rolling bed has proved so practical that thou- ands of small Jfomes are using ne type or the other to save the 500 to $1,000 that an extra bed- oom would cost. The construction shown is frame and siding. Shingles may be sub- tituted for- the siding, if desired. Tn the'original plan the big porch cross the front is screened in ummer and equipped with glazed windows in winter, so it becomes an all-year addition to the living oom. The latter is of unusual size, and with its broad window seat and jookcases, big rock fireplace and ;enerous windows it Is a charming ·oom in which to live. The projecting dining^porch, with vindows on three sides, . can be equipped with removable windows o be replaced by screens in summer, or with casement windows, ;lving the maximum of ventilation. There's a kitchen of average size, a roomy rear porch, and other conveniences. To get an exact estimate of the cost to build I have prepared for you a one-sheet blueprint, giving all the information your contractor Much New Equipment Added to New Hampton Light and Water Plant NEW HAMPTON, April 4.--More than $30,000 in new equipment and buildings were added to the New Hampton Municipal Light and Water plant during 1930, according to figures released by F. B. Strike, city clerk. To do this it was necessary to draw on the last year's surplus to the extent of $8,376.47. A new underfed automatic stoker was purchased and a new water tube boiler. The plant used $2,624.60 leas coal than was used in 1929 altho the plant generated 76,000 kilowat Red Cross Not to Aid West Virginia Miners WASHINGTON, April 4. (ff Replying to insistent demands fo relief for West Virginia miners Chairman Payne of the Red Cros today reaffirmed the organization 1 policy of keeping out of local eco nomic depressions. In court last week a man said h had purchased a halrdresslng sa Ion for a thousand pounds. We un. derstand, however, that when he en tered the place he really intende only to have a shave.--The Humor 1st. CITY BRIEFS John Edmonds of the Ahreris-Fox fire equipment company was in Mason City Friday and Saturday inspecting the combination truck of ;he local department. The inspection. Is made free of charge annually. A better grade packing was put in .he pumping apparatus and the re- mired machine broken in by pump- ·ng. Charles Price, inquiry clerk at the aostoffice, was unable to be at work Saturday because of Illness. Ed Arquette, clerk at the postof- fice, was unable to be at work Saturday because of injuries received In a fall from a stepladder at his lome Friday. Koscoe Patterson, mailing clerk at :he postoffice was unable to work full time Friday because of illness, M,M.Moen COMPANY General Building ' Contractors .Alteration and Repair Work Phone, 837 KIR So. President FIRST MORTGAGES LOANS BONDING .INSURANCE -SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES MASON CITY LOAN INVESTMENT Co. W. U PATTON, Pres. will need, including brief specifica- ;ions. To obtain it send $1 to the Building Editor of the Globe-Gazette and ask for Plan No. 61-Zi-F. An extra sheet with the alternate floor plan , with two bedrooms, will be included. Copyright, Building Digest TREGANZA RITES HELD AT BRITT if ember of Science Academy Is Survived by Wife and Daughter. BRITT, April 4.--Funeral serv- ccs for J. A. Treganza, 87, widely mown for his activities in the ields of zoology and geology and a member-of the state historical so- lety and the American academy of dentists were held yesterday afternoon at the Methodist church in harge of the Rev G. W. Eggleston. Burial too was in a local cemetery. Mr. Treganza was born in Lafayette county, Wis., Qct 9, 1844. His loyhood was'spent in Grant county, Vis. In 1864 'he went to Monroe, Wis., to learn the cabinet making rade. He came to this · vicinity in 1876 and was employed by the railroad until 1897 when he located In Britt. After moving to Britt Mr. Tri- janza was engaged in the furniture business with his brother. He did contracting work in connection with :he furniture business. Later his brother left Britt so Mr. Triganza discontinued the contracting and devoted all his time to the furniture business. He was married to Sarah Allinson GARDNER ^^ FURNACE CO. * * Sheet Metal and Furnaces Rear P. G. E. Blclg. Ph. 480 in 1885 at Hazel Greene, Wis. They had but one child Miss Nora Trigau- za. They also reared Mrs. Trigan- za's nephew. Gene Wilkinson, who cow runs the furniture store. He is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Jane Mills of Wisconsin. Mr. Treganza was a member of the Masonic and Odd Fellow lodges. He was a great lover of nature and was much interested in stones, flowers, birds and insects. E. W. CLARK CO. We Loan Money On City Property Reasonable Terms INVESTMENTS High Grade For Sale We Sell Fire .Insurance Phone 404 204 M. B. A. Bldg. TOM SKIPSEY Builder and General Contractor ESTIMATES FREE REPAIRS and ALTERATIONS P. O. Box 654 Phone 450 . OFFICE 7'/j So. FED. TIME CARD Mason City and Clear Lake Railroad Company Leave Mason City 6:20 a. m. Ex ' s «° 7:85 n. m. 9:05 a, m. 10:55 a. m. 12:35 p. m. Z:Z5 p. m. 4:05 p. m. 5:05 p. m. Ex. Son 6:05 p. m. 7:55 p. m. 0:35 p. m. 11:05 p. m. Leave Clear Lake 5:35 a. m. Ex. snn 7:00 a. m. 8:10 a. m. 10:05 a. ra. 11:45 . m. 1:35 p. m. 3:10 p. m. 5:05 p. m. 6:05 p.m. Ex. Sun 7:05 p. m. 8:35 p. m. 10:35 p. m. FREIGHT TRAINS 7:50 a. m. 1:50 p. m. 6:30 a. m. 11:00 a. m. SOLONSDEPLORE DEATH OF ROCKNE owa Assembly Passes Joint Resolution of Sympathy for Family. DES MOINES, April 4. U 1 )--The leath of Knute Rockne was de- ilored in a concurrent resolution dopted by the general assembly of owa today. The resolution reads: "Whereas, by the untimely and amentable death of Knute K. lockne the people, of the United States have sustained the loss of one f the greatest exponents of gen- lemanly sportsmanship, and one of he outstanding advocates of clean iving, fair play and-courage to the youth of the country, and "Whereas, Knute K. Rockne has rawn the friendship and admira- ion, not only of sports loving people, but of all who believe In the levelopmont of these qualities, "Therefore,-be it resolved by the ienate and house concurring that we deplore his tragic death and that we send to his sorrowing family the incere sympathies of the general assembly and the state of Iowa." Repeal of Band Tax Voted at Ringsted RINGSTED, April 4.--The local city council is expected to get permission from the budget directs to mission from the budget director to, some other funds now overdrawn. The band tax was voted repealed 85; to 37. L. A. Peterson -was re-elected mayor with 88 votes and Anton Nei- son'received 33 votes. Council members elected were H. J. Henricksen, Dr. Brown, Martin Jenson, H. C. Mortensen and C. C. Peterson. ' Men will' argue about something to argue about.--Sedalia Democrat. Adams and Second St. N. W.I illustrate with Photogmphs I WRIGHT STUDIOS Adams and Second St. N. VV. FOR ROOFING AND BUILDING MATERIALS Call the MASON CITY FREE ESTIMATES BUILDERS SUPPLY CO. PHONE 955 '281 SEVENTH STREET N. E. Mason City Millwork Co. Office and Plant Fourth St. S. W. and Monroe Avenue Sash Doors Glass and Manufacturers of Builders' Woodwork Screens Let Us Help You Modernize your home, office or store. For every- ^·^-'"·= : thing in MILLWORK see us. We're *°/ Stores Cupboards Cases Stair Work Mantels Fixtures at your service. and Offices SEE Us About Anything Made of WOOD BE SURE of Your Foundations OF YOUR H O M E No amount of ' care or workmanship or expenditure on a home can make up for a poor foundation. 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