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April 7, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

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APRIL 7 1931 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FOUR FINED ON LIQUOR CHARGES 'Are Arraigned in Court at Iowa Falls and Enter Guilty Pleas: IOWA FALLS, April 7.--Judge T. G. Garfield sentenced four men Biq Barqcnn Giant Oversize Cake Quick, Creamy i Lather in hardeft wafer! ·who pleaded guilty to liquor viola- ions. Elmer Gaulke was given a ine of 5400 and three months in ail. Charles Lindsay Thomas drew our months in jail and a fine of HOO. Both are from Iowa Palls, d and Will Broer of Hubbard each received three months in jail and 5300 fine. Gaulke was charged with illegal possession, Thomas with bootlegging, and the Eroers, main- aining a liquor nuisance. This is another chapter to the dry raid made by Sheriff Thompson and state officers, several weeks ago, when 15 violators of the dry law were caught in a drag-net. Others will be given a hearing at the April term of court. Cantata Is Presented by Choir in Dumont Church DTJMONT, April 7.--A full house neard the cantata "Hosanna" Sunday at the M. E. church given, by 18 persons. Solo parts were taken by Hisses Rudy Shreve and Edna Clemens, Mesdames Mina Brltcher. Mae Day and Eva Burrows and Donavon Day and Steinman. Mrs. Maude Slaid was director.' i Ervay Is Named Marshal. RUDD, April 7.--Harry Ervay was appointed marshal at ing of the council. our Will Adjus EADLIGHTS 11-7 S. Delaware "Drive Thru Service" FLEET COMMANDER Admiral F. H. Scliofleld, above, commander of the battleship division, has been namect the new Commander-in-chief of tho United States fleet. He will succeed Admiral .J. V. Chase next September. Two Robberies Are * Reported at Dumont DUMftNT, April 7.--Thieves gained entrance to the pool hall owned b"y Charles Ritzman by breaking a window at the rear and stole a quantity of candy, gum and tobacco. The crew working for the highway commission 1 mile east of town found 40 gallons of gas had been stolen during the night'and also a new 10 gallon milk can lised for drinking water and a quantity of oil. No traces have been found to either robbery altho large shoe prints were found near the broken window at the pool hall. Cornell College Receives $30,000 for Pipe Organ MOUNT VERNON, April 7. UP)-A gift of 530,000 to Cornell college by Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pfieffer of New York City for a new pipe organ was announced here by President H. J. Burghstahler. Decorah Ifiro Extinguished. DECORAH, April 7.--A small fire occurred late yesterday afternoon at the home of Art Merle on Day street. Little damage was done and the flames were extinguished on the arrival of the firemen. BUDGET PASSED BY CITY COUNCIL; BONDS RETIRED $10,000 S p e c i a l Assessments for Water Mains to Be Returned, Approximately 5470,000 is involved in the city budget approved by the city council at its meeting Monday afternoon. Of that amount about §330,000 is raised by taxation, according to P. F. Hopkins, city manager. The budget runs from April 1, 1931 to April 1, 1932. An issue of waterworks refunding bonds amounting to 5100,000 will be offered for sale at 1:30 o'clock the afternoon of May 4, according to a motion, passed by the council. The bonds are to refund an issue made June 1, 1921, which falls due June 1. The original issue was for $125.000 but ?25,000 is to be retired at this ttme, according to the resolution. ' The bonds to be sold May 4 are to pay 4% per cent interest. Tie 1921, issue paid 6 per cent. To Divide Funds. Approximately. 40 per cent o£ the city funds are to be deposited in the Northwest Saving bank and approximately 60 per cent in the First National bank, according to a motion passed by the council. The city solicitor was instructed by a motion to prepare a. resolution for pfesentation at the next meeting to take care of the return to property owners of about §10,000 collected as special assessments for water mains during 1923 and 192S. Special assessments for mains were made only during the two year period and then abandoned. The payments are to be made from water department funds upon presentation of evidence that the payments had been made, according to the plan presented to the council by Mr. Hopkins. A new Ford garbage truck was put into operation on the east side of the city Monday, according to a report .made by Mr. Hopkins. Marvin W. Fox, Clarion, to be Buried Wednesday Aged Wright County Resident Dies in New York at Daughter's Home. MARVIN W. FOX ''{four . acation F R O M T H E S E M'AIL T H I S TO-DAY No other railroad nor any other method of travel off en so much. Look «t theie bargain fare*--fromM«on City $55.10 r WE SERVE MOREOFTHE WEST THAN ANY OTHER RAILROAD -INCLUDING 15 NATIONAL PARKS y«llowitone-Gr«nd Ttton Nallonil Parks Round Trip, Wttt Ytllewtlon*-- 4j^-day! all-expense motor tour of the park S 5 4 additional if you (top at hotclt i $4S additional if you (top at lodges. See Colorado, Ogden, Salt Lake City --DO extra rail fare. Caltromti--Sin Frfnclt. JM EC co, toi Angtltt or Sin V··*· v«l Diego and Return--Denver, Ogden and Salt Lake City en route. Low-cost lide trips to Rocky Mountain, Yellow- tone-Grand Teton, Zion-Bryce- Grand Canyon National Parka. $57.20 Zlon-Bryct-Ortnd Canyon National Pirki Hound Tr!p,CfdirCity,Utth--5-Jay, all-expense motor bus tour, Cedar City toZvon-Bryce-Grand Canyon National Parks, allfor$74.50 additional. Shorter 1, 2 and 3-day tours. ^fcj^A 4^A Zion-Bryct-Gnnd Cm- Sh!f Qll yon» and Yellowstone- T"»* 1 '"' Grand Ttton--Kill Ftrt to WtitYct- lowtlonttndCtdtrCitytndRtturn-- Only a very little more fare to sec Yel- IowBtonc,Zion.Bryce.Grand Canyons, all on one tour. 5 National Parks. Color«do-Dtnvtr,Co/o-534" fi5 ndo Springs or Putblo VT.VW tndRttarn--Where the West ia nearest--travel value unexcelled--every vacation attraction. RockyMountBln-(Fttti}S4C 1 C' Nal/onaJPjrkandffeturnf **»· · V --400 square miles of friendly mountain grandeur. Pacific Northw«ri-Porr-$fl1| EC ftnd, Tacoma, S*»tth,'+ O B - « w Vancouver, Wetoria «nd Rttur'n-- Low cost, convenient side trips to the National Parks en route. Circle Tours of theCIAI (Vfi Wei*--Visit the entire W · v · mU v Pacific Coast tin's summer) ticket includes steamer Seattle-San Francisco i! you like. See Portland, Tacoma, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Denver at this low fare. Convenient, low cost side trips to the National Parks. Liberal Privilege route. Tickets to Pacific Northwest, California and Cedar City, Utah, on tale daily starting May 15 j to Yellowstone and all otherpoints Junel. Final return limit October 31. Ask About Greatly Reduced One-Way Tourist Sleeping Car and Coach Fares UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM ·F. P. Stafford 407 Equitable Building 6th and Locust Streets Des Moines, Iowa Pleaie lend me free, complete information and booklet] about...-..-- ---- ... Name _____________ .. ____ . __________ ... ___ Street City ...................................... State 8D EVERY ONE'S A BARGAIN Union Pacific THE OVERLAND ROUTS Street Names Changed. The names of three streets were changed by action of the council. South Van Buren. avenue between Second street and Fourth street southwest was changed to South Crescent drive. South Polk avenue between Second street and Fourth street was changed to Beaumont drive and Bell street, never officially named, was named Sixth place. Signs for the newly named streets were included in the order for new street markers. Bonds for the city manager, mayor, chief of police, and two police deslt sergeants were renewed by action of the'council. The deed to the property donated by Frank McCormick for the opening of Fourth street southeast was accepted and the contract approved. Permission to build a bulk tank for kerosene was granted the Star Oil station, Seventeenth, street and South Federal avenue. The lank Is to be located underground and 50 feet back from the street. Suits Given Solicitors. A motion placing the matter of two damage suits brot against the city in the hands of the city solicitor was passed. Mrs. Theresa Hetland and Mrs. Inez Winters are both asking damages of the city for injuries they claim to have received from slipping: on icy sidewalks last winter. A petition from Mrs. Henretla Willey, 516 Delaware avenue northeast, for suspension of taxes was denied. New sidewalks requested by petition were named by Chester Stevens, city engineer, in a report made to the council. Walks included were on the east and west sides of Carolina avenue between Seventh street northeast and Eighth street northeast; the south side of Twelfth street northeast from Rhode Island avenue to Kentucky avenue; the east side of Hampshire avenue from Seventh street northeast to Eighth street northeast, a walk requested by Charles E. Cooper to serve his new home; the south side of Eleventh street northeast from Carolina avenue to Forest drive and the north side of Fifteenth place northeast from lot 10 block 11, Highland addition, east to Rhode Island avenue. Sewer Is Discussed. The proposition of the Midland heights sanitary sewer was discussed but no definite action taken by the council. The city vacated streets and alleys in the recently purchased addition of the Elmwood cemetery upon request of the Mason City Cemetery nssociaton. The association was represented by Ralph Stanbery. Representatives of the White Eagle Oil corporation appeared before the council to ask approval of plans made for drives to the three new stations the company is constructing in Mason City. Following an action taken by the city council Saturday morning in which the corner entrance to'oll stations was prohibited, the.oil company has replaced .the corner curb in its plans but has changed the arrangement of the drives. .The council approved the changes. Attend Funeral of Father. WESLEY, April 7.--Mr. and Mrs. Jorgen Skow and two children, Joseph and Fidelia, left for Claremont where they were called owing to the death" of her father, Andrew Nelson 83. Mr. Nelson was in poor health for some years. Funeral service? were held Monday afternoon at the Lutheran church at Claremont. Mr. Skow and the children returned home Tuesday while Mra. Skow re- Pageant Given by Many at Lutheran Church at Manly MANLY, April 7.--An Easter pageant- "The Cross of Glory." was presented Sunday night at the Lutheran church. The church was well filled. The character parts were taken by Mae Krairbetz, Ole Knutson, Mrs. Ole Knutson, Harley Chapman, Mrs. Harley Chapman, James Anderson, Mary Anderson, Doraino Pinta, Jewell Lemler, Dorothy Lichtenstein, Lois Blattspieler, Bernadiue Schindele, Virginia Lichtenstein, Irene Oilman, George Bachman, Robert Brown, Richarc Bachman, Barney Arp, Maynard Olsen, and Hose Mary Hess. The chorus choir was made up of El frieda Kaiser, Erna Kaiser, Mar garet Lichtenstein, Leona Lemlci Carmen Lemler, Arlene Pinta, Vir glnia Blattspieler, Audrey And reason, Euardo Andreason, Eleano Bachman, Leland Pinta, Russcl Lichtenstein and Dale Schindele Mary Duncan was pianist. CLARION, April 7.--The body o Marvin W. .Fox, 94, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C. C Andrews, in Tonnawanda, N. early Sunday morning as the result of a broken hip that occurred in a fall Saturday, will be bvot to Clarion Wednesday morning. Funeral services will be held the same afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in the Church of Christ, the Rev. H. O. Spelman of the Congregational church officiating, assisted by the Rev. Guy J. Wright. Burial will bo in Evergreen cemetery. He was born Feb. 3, 1837, in Vermont. A year later his parents moved to Butler county, Ohio. Later they moved to Winnebago county, 111. He was married to Mary Bordwell in 1867. The next year he cnmo to Wright county and settled a farm here. He lived in Dayton n'd Lake townships until he re- ired. Since then he made his home ·ith his son, Walter, and his aughter, where he died. His wifa died at his brother's ome in Chicago in 1872. 'He was narried again in 1877 to Mrs. Mary Mason.- Two children, Errett, Bufalo, N. Y., and Mrs. Andrews, are ho children of this union. Besides ho three children, three brothers ast 80 years old survive. Albert of lochestcr, Minn., who I§ expected o come for the funeral, Selem of liati'ield, Minn., and Orris, a Civil var veteran who lives in Woodbine. DAMON'S INC. THE CHEERFUL SERVICE STORE News of the New Nels Hanson, 72, Buried at Manl KENSETT, April 7.--Nels Han son, 72, who died at the Wort county home Sunday morning wa buried Monday. He came here froi Manly last October. Funeral ser vices were held in the afternoon an burial was made at Manly. He ha ono stepson, Hans Hanson of Ma son City. Crewel BED Embroidered SPREADS "THEY'RE DIFFERENT" Fine quality crash with a beautiful all-over design of Crewel Embroidery. Beautifully blend- 'ed shades to match most any room. $5.95 DAY BED COVERS A large assortment of colors in a fine quality warp print. Very well made. A real value. Council at Decorah Meets for First Time DECORAH, April 7.--The new mayor, B. O. Marsh, and the aldermen wore sworn in at high noon Monday. Marsh succeeds George Ellickson. At this first meeting the wage of the -city clerk was set at 5125 a month, and the council appointed Frank. Hughes to fill the position. Mr. Hughes has been city clerk a numljer of years. The salary was formerly §145. Several applications were on file for the position Last evening a second meeting was held at'the city hall for the appoint ing police officers, street commis sioner and the health officer. New Hampton Lumber Firm Sold to Clinton Company NEW HAMPTON, April 7.-- Bigelovv, Donovan and Hettler, pio neor lumber dealers in New Hamp ton, have.sole! their business to tlio Eclipse Lumber company of Clinton Invoicing of the stock started Mon day. The consideration was said to be ?50,000. Sateen Finish CRETONNE SPREAD A fine quality soft finish ere-' tonne in a, good assortment o£ dainty colorful designs. Large $3.25 The New CHINTZ SPREAD A new pattern--"The Homestead." Very new, and popular. Comes in most all colors. Ask to see this number. $4.95 CRASH SPREADS Another fine quality Crash Spread. Beautifully trimmed with contrasting color cretonnes. Another new number. Sg.95 STAMPED GOODS Our assortment of stamped pieces for embroidery work is now very complete and the prices are surprisingly low. Assortment includes Pillow Cases, Luncheon Cloths, Bridge Sets, Baby Dresses, Scarfs, Aprons, etc. Guaranteed fast color broidery floss in all wanted shades. VISIT THE ART DEl'T. Main Floor Great Radio Celebration broadcast from INDIANAPOLIS SPEEDWAY SOUS A AND HIS BAND Known and loved tho tvorld over. There is no finer bandmaster and no better band anywhere. BARNEY OLDFIEIJD Hear Barney tell of his hairbreadth escapes during l.he early days of auto racing. COLUMBIA CHAIN 9-10 p.m., April Olli Ctiicnso WMAQ Detroit WXYZ FortWnync WOWO Kansas City KMBC Omaha KOIL St.Louis. . KMOX Bay City . Denver . . Indianapolis Minneapolis Milwaukee Sioux City . Wichita . . . Waterloo, la. Evansvillc . . \VBCM KLX WT'BM \VCCO W1SN KSCJ KF1I WMT WCBF MARIO CHAMLEE Your favorite old time songa with the golden voice of this .famous Metropolitan Opera star* star radio event is to cele- JL brate the completion of an elaborate lubrication study that is being made on the Indianapolis Speedway with 13 prominent makes of cars. This research work is being conducted by the Contest Board of the American Automobile Association. O to 1O P. M. CENTRAL TIME THURSDAY, April 9th (Indiana ) S T A B T B A R B O i l - C O M P A N Y

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