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March 31, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 18

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MINIMUM ON PAY FOR SUGAR BEET WORKERS LISTED Compliance to Receive Benefits Required by Agriculture Department The agriculture department announced Thursday minimum wage rates which sugar beets producers must pay laborers this season in order to" be eligible for government benefit payments authorized, by the sugar control act, according to an Associated Press dispatch from Washington, D. C. " The department said the rates for. iJie .country as a whole were, about 4 per cent below those 9!! last season, virtually the same as 1 in 1937 and about Jive per cent i above the general level before | enactment ol control. legislation. Reflects _Sharp- Decline · Benefit, payments to producers complying 'with, .the wage, production and marketing provisions of the.control act are 60 cents per 100 pounds .of sugar. The four per cent reduction in wages: under. 1938, officials' said, reflects a rather sharp decline in raw sugar prices since last year. Rates Are Listed The rates, established on a district basis, include: District '2, Minnesota and Iowa --blocking, thinning and hoeing, "old method" or "hill drop" fields, ?12 per acre. Blacked fields, S10.50 per acre. Cross cultivated fields, S9.50 pet- acre. Topping, 90 cents for each ton up to and including seven tons per acre plus 80 cents for each ton per acre above seven tons with a minimum of §5.40 pet- acre. The .department said that if it was essential to employ labor on other than a piece rate basis, the minimum rate is to be that agreed upon between the producer and the laborer, and approved by the state AAA committee. . The. wage determination also provides that the producer must furnish - t h e laborer, without charge, the accessories customarily supplied' by him. SKILLFUL SHOE REPAIRING l\rhc\ll - Swift . ... -. . , ! . , ! , . ! Pick-up and Delivery Phone 788 or 789 Milwaukee's Most Exquisitej Beer! FELLOWSHIP OF PRAYER Daily Lenten Devotional By DR. GAIUS G.ATKINS For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power and of love and of a sound mind. Read 1 Timothy 1:7-10. Timothy's trouble seems to have been timidity. -Fear was putting his fire put. Fear does bank the fires of life but, by a strange contradiction, it also kindles fires of ite own. Hatred, for example, and all that hatred engenders, are terribly consuming fires and phy- chologists tell us that most hatreds are the result of fear. Intensity of passion and purpose is a kindling force but intensities can go tragically wrong. We need lo watch our fires. Love, the Apostle says, is the only sure control of zeal. Power is a divine gift but power uncontrolled by good-will, undirected by a disciplined mind, may destroy its possessors. Which is what power seems dangerously in the way of doing for us. If only Jove had the equal of the armaments and the enthusiasm which pride and evil passions seem to control, how changed our world would be. Prayer: O Thou Who hath saved us.and called us with a holy calling, save us now from every power which does not acknowledge the mastei-j- of love. Illumine our wisdom with a clear light and through our fear of forsaking Thee, may we be delivered from all other fears. Amen. SPECIAL LOW PRICES on Wrist Watches For the Graduate FOR THE G I R L Regular $20.95 Value $17.75 FOR THE BOY Regular $16.95 Value $14.75 M U R R A Y JEWELRY CO. Foresters Bldg. COMPLETE Optical Service GOOD LOOKS . . . Arc Preserved uy Relieving Eye Strain and Avoiding Wrinkles. M A C E S Smith Optical Co. -: 'EAST, S T A T E RURAL GROUP'S PURPOSE AIRED Secretary of Iowa Rural Young People's Society on KGLO That' tlie Iowa Hural Young People's'ispeiety, of which, he is state secretary, was developed so that rural ybung folks who have become too old for 4-H club work might have an outlet for their talent, was pointed out On the North Iowa Forum .over KGLO Thursday evening by Kenneth Showalter-of Franklin county; The organization was con'ceived in 1931 when H. M. Hughes, then president of Iowa State college, headed a committee which reported that "There is a general! awakening at the present time in Jowa for an educational program for farm young people from about the ages of 18 to 25 years."' "Pioneering Counties Mr. Showalter told how the counties o£ Fayetle, Scott, Cerro ordo. Franklin, Black Hawk, Floyd, Chickasaw, Howard and Winneshiek were the leaders in carrying on rural program work which dovetailed into the Rural Young. People's society.. Objectives of the organization, which first began to function formally in 1936, are set out in the constitution as follows, according to the speaker: ·.' · States Objectives To serve as a federation of local organizations of Iowa :rural young people; to develop interest in leadership for those co-operative efforts which endeavor to foster studious thought, helpful study and friendly relationships among rural people; to co-operate in every way possible with those existing organizations actively interested in rural welfare; to sponsor the annual state-wide conference of representatives of rural young people's organizations: to encourage development of desirable relationships between county and local units 'and individual members through sponsorship of conferences, camps, district meetings and other contacts. "In the main," said the secretary, "the work of the groups has been divided into three parts, consisting of educational, recreational, and service." Monthly Meeting of Legion Auxiliary to Be Held Monday NORA SPRINGS--The April meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary will be held in tlie city hall Monday evening. A pot-luck supper will be served at 6:30. "Cat-0-Nine Tails" to Be Given April 14 in High School LATIMER--The senior class of the Lalimer high school will present a three act mystery by Lawrence G. Worcester entitled "Cat- O-Nine Tails" on April 14, at 8 p. m. at the high school gymnasium. In tlie cast are Arthur Grummer, Alice Borcherding, Norman Pederson, Henry Jensen, Eleanor Wenzel, Beulah Johansen, Dwain Reed, Wayne Henning, lona Stratmann, Doi-is Eobst and Johnny Williams, NEAR RECORD CROWD AT SHOW See Possibility Attendance Records '--'. of Exhibit May Fall A-.strong possibility that all atr tendance records will be broken at the seventh: Home Building and Furnishing show at the Mason City high school was revealed in a checkup Friday oE the two day figures. The opening ' day, Wednesday, attendance figure Was estimated at 1,500. A capacity crowd filled the gymnasium Thursday" night and officials estimated - 'the-' figure would top 2,000 persons. Tiie 1938 total attendance figures, which hit a new high, was 5,593 persons. Shovy officials predicted an overflowing crowd for the final night if weather conditions are favorable. Meanwhile the 30 dealers at the show were preparing for grand finale at the Friday night show. The climax of the three day event will be held at 9:30 Friday evening. The show this year attracted several representatives of national iirms and members ot the federal housing administration. Show officials said the national representatives and FHA men were highly complimentary in their remarks on the displays. The entertainment spotlight has jeen centered on a woman masquerading as native of Sweden, complete with a rich brogue and costume. Many of the dealers did not realize the true identity of the entertainer until the second day. It was reported that even on Thursday night one washing machine salesman spent hours trying to sell her an ironer. Music during the show has been furnished by the Joe Power string ensemble. Broadcasts by KGLO have been made twice daily. The committee in charge is Jay Tubbesing, chairman, Harry D. Makeever and John Moen. Hear State) Commander Long at Vi F. W. Banquet 80 Attend Annual San Juan Marne Post Membership Dinner April Meeting for Bureau Planned at Rake Next Tuesday RAKE--The Lincoln township Farm Bureau will hold its April meeting Tuesday evening at the Rake city hail at 8 o'clock. The feature of the program will be motion pictures of Germany taken by Roy Doege on his recent trip to that country. J, W. Lindsey will give a talk and many musical numbers will be given. BANKERS WILL MEET ON MAY 2 North lowans Plan to Go to Osage for Meeting of Group 3 North central Iowa' bankers will ·neet at Osage oiv May 2, in one £ the group meetings, planned hrougbbut the state by the Iowa Bankers association, it was announced Friday by E. A. Eber- ole of Keokuk, president of the association. Groups 1 and 2 will meet in ioux City, May 1; .group 3 in Osage, May 2; group 4 at Waukon, May 3; groups 7 and 8 at Jeffer-on, May 5; group 10 in Otturmva, vlay 9; and groups 5 and 9 at Crestoh, May 10. Ebersole reported 1,384 bank officers and directors registered for the group meetings last year, and said a larger attendance is expected this year. SCHERMERHORN DAIRY TRY OUR NEW PAPER BOTTLE See How Safe, Sanitary and Convenient If Is. PLUS OUR HIGH QUALITY MILK ASK YOUR GROCER TED R. LOXG T. R. Long of Clinton, department commander, was the principal speaker at the third annual membership dinner of the San Juan Marne post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars here Thursday evening. He brought greetings from the Iowa department to the 30. in attendance. . Ray Echternacht of Monticello, department inspector and L. W. Schmidt of Mason City, fourth district commander, also spoke. R. J. Macket presided as master of ceremonies and introduced the speakers. Charles Adams and his boys' troupe of acrobats were the main attraction of the entertainment program. Mr. Adams, who is from "Clear Lake, has been featured in *Ripley's '-Believe'It or Not.'' A. J. ' King, Clear Lake, sang a'solo, accompanied by Raymond Gondreau of Mason City. Mr. King also led the community singing. Commander Otto Engcbretson announced that the next regular meeting would be held April 12 at which time there will be election of officers. All national policies can be oiled down to a few words, either 'Let's take theirs/' or "Let's keep curs."--Fountain Inn Tribune. National and State Bank Call Is Issued IV A S H I N G T O N, (}·-- The comptroller of the currency issued a call Friday for the condition of all national banks at the close of business Wednesday, March 29. DES MOINES, ^--Coinciding with the national bank call, the Iowa banking department Friday issued a call for the condition of state banks at the close of business Wednesday, March 29. CHANGE IX MANAGEMENT SHEFFIELD--W. E. Storck has taken over the contract for the Gamble store agency and the store will be located in the 1. O. O. F. building. H. R. Atkinson, who has be n manager of the Gamble agency will continue as manager with E. A. Storck, assistant man- KITCHEN TECHNIC GROUP TO MEET Spring Session Will Be Conducted in ' Des Moines'Saturday Miss Florence O'Leary, home economics department head in the Mason City high schoii},.will represent Mason City at ihe annual spring meeting of the Iowa Home Economics association \at Des Moines Saturday. \ The morning program 'at 10 o'clock will feature a musical prelude by the North high school chorus. An art appreciation discussion titled, "Nothing New Under the Sun," will be led by Bernice Voshell 5etzer. A fashion forum, "The Hour Glass Sil-V houeite." will conclude the morn- ! ing session. Consultant to Speak Miss Eleanor Howe, nationally known home economics consultant of Chicago, will be the luncheon speaker. She has chosen the subject "Home Economics -NOW." Miss Howe is editor of ''What's New in Home Economics." Iowa activities in the various divisions of home economics work will be the afternoon theme. Mrs. Helen Wagner, director of home economics in Des Moines public schools, will review the trends of home economics education at the secondary level. Geiievieye Fisher, dean of home economics at; Iowa State college, will bring members up to the minute with information on the activities in the colleges and universities. To Discuss WPA Extension service will be cov- FRIDAY, MARCH 3f, ered by Sarah Porter Ellis; work:: progress ad minis tration by Jessie L. Haiithorn and rural rehabilitation by Louise M. Rosenfeld. Changing social conditions and the home will be the basis^ for th··. closing lecture .by Mrs. Ma. Mayer. ' ' ' Josephine Arno.uist Bakke, pies ident, will preside. Holland White New Recreation Director NEW H A M P T O N -- ftbllsr. '. White ot New Hampton has bee i named- recreation director hei succeeding Ralph Ogilvie of Ek ,.'. t§ Moines. ' · · iO-f SOUTH CIRCLE MEETS HANLONTOWN--The Conco \tl dia South Circle met Tuesday a '''K temoon at the Lewis Sandqui home. Quilt blocks were sewed. , STKEET SALE IS HELD FERTILE--The Fertile sire sale drew a large crowd. T! Band.and Orchestra Mothers h;.::j1 a gooej business. lii DENTIST PRACTICE LIMITED .PLATE WORK IB FIRST ST. CEDAR RAPID SOUTH EAST DES MOJNE MASON CITY SIOUX CIT Vrfl i». PAT. orr. Rejuvenates Your Furniture One coal of DUCO is all you n«d t* ' bring n»wan^ lotting beauty to Furniture arid woodwork. · ££?«4 So caiy and iq economical I PRICES SLASHED Ask salesman about our GOLDEN OFFER which ends Saturday, April 1st. Don't Miss It! This ad with purchase of 6 or more gallons of gasoline when presented at any Coryelf -70- Station is half payment of a drain of any grade of Coryeil -70- Motor Oil . . . Money Back Guarantee. Corilene Super IO .9e Plus Tax CORYELL-70-PRODUCTS STATION 804 South Federal 1651 North Federal ANDERSON ENDS LONG TESTIMONY Direct Examination of Cement Secretary Finished After 5 Weeks After being almost constantly on the witness stand for the last six weeks. Peter Anderson, secretary ot the Northwestern States Portland Cement company, Friday completed his testimony ii the suit oi F. A. Ontjes and his associates against the C. H. Mc-t Nider estate. . ' The closing of Mr. Anderson's' Questioning was seen as the beginning of the end of claimants' testimony which was begun Jan. 30. After the witness had left the stand Mr. Ontjes began correlating the testimony introduced thus far. Dozens of letters were read into the record Friday which were received by Mr. McNider in connection with the acquisition of the stock of the La Salle Portland Cement company, which forms the basis of the principal claim in the present suit. aiorc Letters Read Most of the letters were from A. C. Dustin, Cleveland attorney, who acted as agent for Mr. McNider, A. Y. Gowan of Chicago, the Sandusky Cement company. Charles Boetcher of Denver and F. B. Hitchcock who formed a syndicate to purchase the entire LaSalle company. The original 1.430 shares purchased by Mr. McNider were turned over to the Northwestern States company which he headed and claimants in the suit are seeking to recover profits made by him on subsequent purchases of the LaSalle stock which were not turned over to the local cement company. In Court Since Feb. 9 Cross examination of Mr. Anderson by John Sentleff. defense ·counsel, consumed less than three hours Thursday afternoon and Friday morning. Redirect examination by Mr. Ontjes also was short. Mr. Anderson was first sub- penaed on Feb. 9 and had been in almost constant attendance in court since that date. His testimony was interrupted on several occasions in order that other witnesses could be put on the stand. Judge Henry N. Graven adjourned court at 3 o'clock until Monday morning. April 10. He will hold court elsewhere in the district next week. Orvil Alden will operate the ere's a mans car WILL PRESENT CANTATA LAKE MILLS--The joint choin- of Silver Lake and Zion churches will present an Easter cantata [Sunday night st Silver Lake churcU. The choir recently purchased new gowns and plans a series of concerts this spring. 1 Qladys Trustcm is the director. rive You'll like the new roominess of the new Ford V-8 with the widest rear seat in the low price held. You'il enjoy its ·"triple- cushioned" riding comfort exclusive to Ford. You'll gee a. kick : out of its ease of handling, and ilic smooth, sure action of the r / V ·'/ bigger, safer hydraulic brakes. Its beautiful styling, inside /rid out, will nuke your eyes sparkle. These arc the things thac/nafce it a car women .or: to drive: * Scientific sound-prolong has achieved a new degree ot restful hiub in this new /Old V-8. You'll like its new completeness of interior appointments, too! 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