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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, April 3, 1939
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MONDAY, APRIL 3, W39 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE RETURNS SHOW $24,610 DROP Number of Taxpayers Increases 4,403, Is fax Division Report DES MOINES, (/P)--Deadline ·tabulations of Iowa stale income tax returns Saturday showed :i drop of $24,610 in revenue over last year, but an increase of 4,403 in the number of taxpayers, the state income tax division reported. The figures, as of March 31. the deadline {or reporting and for at least partial payment of tax, showed: n«7 irai I n c o m e I n c o m e Taxpayers -a;,-;ul r.b.UU' Amount paid with returns . si,r.;n),.v,E sijiiori.m:! N u m b e r of halt-payment r e t u r n s . . ji.'ilfl .\Cf-u Amount due uii h a l f payment relurns . $ -ib'J,x:{l $ -li'j.GfiO Total las paid and ·lie $?,«;».»£·! LaVeme Clark, head of the income tax division, said that an estimated 30,000 additional returns liad been received by the division, but were as yet unopened. He said the' tabulating machinery, which works at a constant speed, gave a good index o£ the true picture, however, represented in the figures above. A similar amount of mail was on hand last year. The state reported a net revenue from personal income tax of S3.- 823,700 received last year on 1937 incomes. First tax payments on 1337 income totaled $909,302, and second tax payments $1,022,643, while full tax payments with returns were $1,681,463,. making a total of S3,- 613,409. The additional funds to boost the tax to the net figure came from additional assessments, penalties and interest. Buses Crash--Death Brushes 62 Children PROJECTS GIVEN , R,'S APPROVAL Ruthven, Iowa Falls Students at Ames to v Join Tau Beta Pi AMES--The Iowa State college chapter of Tau Beta Pi. national honorary engineering fraternity, will initiate 17 students April 10. The candidates, chosen on the basis of scholarship, character anci leadership are: Earl F. Bailey, Fort Madison; Robert O. Berg, Huthven; Harold P. Blean, Muscatine; Joseph Brogan, Waterloo; Leroy Cheney, North English; Warren H. Deck, Oskaloosa; William Hamilton, Omaha, Nebr.; Warren Maxon, Webster City; Norton Nelson, Iowa Falls. Richard Percy, Omaha, Nebr.; Leo (R. Quinn, Jiv, Omaha, Nefar.; William Root, Des Moines; David Schlicher, Donnellson; Arnold Skromme.-Boone; Chester Thompson, Rutherford, N. J.; Jack Yirak, Jr., Omaha, Nebr. "Deacon Dubbs" to Be Given Wednesday in Hall at Popejoy POPEJOY--"Deacon Dubbs," a three-act comedy drama, will be given by the Wesleyan Sunday school class at the town hall Wedi nesday evening. The cast includes Kenneth Brown, H. G. Trousdale, ', the Rev. Wilbur E. Morse, Elmer | Olson, Ferol Neely, Mr=. Ed Boy' ington, Mrs. H. G. Trousdale, Mrs. ; 1 Fred G r i f f i n , Mrs. Kenneth r Thompson and Mrs. Ralph Col lins. 4 April Conferences Sponsored by S. U. I. IOWA CITY -- Three center- ences for the benefit of lowan and Supreme court day in the law college constitute important events Deaths wings brushed 62 children and then passed on leaving 24 injures, two severely, when ttvo school buses crashed at Leonardo, N. J. One bus, filled with 40 children, crashed into-the other, carryjuc 22, ripping body from chassis and turning it over twice, as shown above. HERE and THERE Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota Taken to Hospital CARPENTER -- Miss Dorothy JUuller, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Muiler, was taken to Lutheran hospital, Hampton, Thursday for an emergency operation for appendicitis. Daughter Is Born NORA SPHINGS--A daughter was born Monday to Mr. and Mrs. Willis Billings at their home here. Visit at Storm Lake CRYSTAL LAKE--Mrs. Kettle Hotclikiss and her mother, Mrs. Lura Still and the Rev. Miriam Hotclikiss, returned T h u r s d a y from Storm Lake where they visited several days at the Oscar James home. Ileturns From Texas CRYSTAL LAKE -- Mr. and Mrs. Forest Wilson and son, Gary, returned Thursday from Texas where they spent the winter in their trailer home. Mr. Wilson is a vegetable grower here in the peat lands. Take Examinations CRYSTAL LAKE -- Theodore Voiding, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Voiding a n d . a senior in the Crystal Lake high school, and Howard Stevens, son of Mrs. Ruth Stevens, went to Mason City Thursday where they took an examination given by the U. S. navy. Go to llurlev. S. Dak. BR1STOW -- Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Yost and son, Edward left Friday for Hurley, S. Dak., lo begin their summer road construction work. Attend Concert LEDYARD--Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Brock attended the concert at Lonerock by the University of Dubuque choir. Visits at Chicago LEDYARD--Miss Dorothy Stoflet left Friday evening to spend the weekend at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wormer at Chicago. Return From Florida ST. ANSGAR--Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Koch returned Friday from Florida where they had been since Jan. 1. They visited on their return trip home at Hot Springs Ark., with Mrs. Koch's parents Spend Vacation THOMPSON--Alice and Vera Marie Hildreth of Austin, Minn., came Friday to spend Easter vacation here with their grandmother, Mrs. Katie Hildreth and aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. George Folken. Home From Longr Beach DOUGHERTY--Mr. and Mrs. AI Goodhue returned home here Thursday after spending the winter months; in Long Beach, Cal. Returns From Arkansas LUVERNE--C. W. Patterson, who spent the winter at Harrison, Ark., returned Friday. To \Vaterto\vn, Wis.' CALMAR--Frank Kuhn accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Heubek of Fort Atkinson at \Vat- tertown, Wis., where they will visit visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kuhn and family. Leave for AVaterloo CALMAR--Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hathaway left Friday for Waterloo for a brief visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Stensbol and family. They will be accompanied florae by their daughter Miss Ruth, who has been employed at Waterloo for the past several months. Is From California POPE.IOY--Glen Matison o California, who had visited hi sister, Lola Ragsdaic, in De., Moines, came for a visit with a sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. White and sons. Return (o Grimiell KANAWHA --William Paulson and daughter, Florence and Genevieve of Grinnell, came Thursday for a few days visit with friends in Kanawha. They returned to their home in Grinnell Sunday. Taken to Hospital ST. ANSGAR--Walter Moe and Mrs. Oscar L. Mueller accompanied Mrs, Herbet Young and son, Harold, to Rochester Friday. Harold was placed in the Worrell hospital for treatment of ear trouble a complication of the measles' Maurms Gerding was operated on Friday in a hospital in Rochester for ulcers of the stomach Mr. Gerding made the eleventh patient at Rochester from St. Ansgar vicinity. Congregational Aid Society of Britt to VJeet on Wednesday BRITT--The Congregational ail society will meet Wednesday after noon at the church with Mrs. H. C Armstrong's circle as hostess. special Easter program will presented under Die direction o Mrs. C. P. Lewis, Mrs. Ella Abbey Mrs. Olive Frjsdow and Mi- Grace Sheets. WPA Work Indorsed Includes Cresco and Osage Projects WASHINGTON, «) -- I o w a nembers of congress were advised Saturday the president had ap- iroved works progress adminis- ralion projects as follows: Cresco. operate sewing rooms, 8,558; Franklin county, operate iardens, 54,264; Osage, operate ewing rooms. 58,061; Clarinda, jperate sewing rooms, 89,870; Sioux City, clean municipal build- ng, 34,410; Van Buren county, operate sewing rooms, $8,753. Humboldt. clean and renovate ehool buildings, S825; Anamosa, operate sewing rooms, $5,849; owa City, operate sewing rooms, 514,547; Oskaloosa, operate se\v- ng rooms, 525,860: Des Moines, operate sewing rooms, $472,753; Marengo, clean and renovate courthouse, $1,151; Bettendorf, mprove streets and alleys, §30,- iSO; Knoxville, improve sanitary sewer system, 54,357; Emmetsburg; improve fair grounds 57,050. Also approved was $15,721 for a statewide project to transcribe, tabulate and summarize data with reference to farming and tenancy. The projects now may be executed at the discretion of the state WPA administrator. Dr. F. E. Henry Will Conduct Services at Britt Good Friday BRITT--There will be a Good Friday service Friday afternoon at the Methodist church at 2:30. The speaker will be Dr. F. E. Henry of Blairsburg. Mr. Henry is moderator of the Webster City association and president of the Hamilton county Minister association and has held importt.nt posi- "-" in the Congregational nat- tions ional office. He is a brother Clark Armstrong. of The business houses at Brill \vill be closed during the service. Ellen Warner, 13, Is Winner of Spelling Contest at Cresco CRESCO--Miss Ellen Warner, 13, daughter of Mv. and Mrs. B. K. Warner of Cresco, eighth grade pupil in Cresco public school, won the Howard county spelling con- STOLEN CAR FOUND L1VERMORE -- A 1936 Dodge sedan which was stolen from the Anderson garage here March 21 was recovered Dodge. Saturday at Fort PLAN SPECIAL ' LENT SERVICES Observances During Lenten Period Are Planned for Greene GREENE--Special Lenten services are being held in the local churches: St. John's Lutheran of Vilmar. E. A. Bischoff will hold services in German Good Friday in the local Lutheran church. The Rev. Stanley Kenderdine will also hold special Lenten services. The church of Christ will hold morning worship and cottage group meetings. The Presbyter!an church will hold candlelight communion service Friday night with the Rev. William J. Grossheim of Monte- cello in charge of the service. Services will be in charge of a supplj minister, owing to the resignation of the pastor, the Hev. F. A. Mun- icke who has accepted the pastorate of the church at Coggon. Every evening except Saturday will be services at the local Methodist Episcopal church during Passion week. Pastors who are expected to assist at these meetings are the Rev. John DeLong of Charles City; the Rev. Artman of St. Charles; the Rev. Wentlandt of the Federated church at Clarksville; the Rev. Mr. Culver of Nashua and Dr. Frank Court of. Cedar Falls, who it is expected will administer the Sacrament. The local Catholic church will observe the week and Easter in the usual manner. RHEUMATISM RILIEVC PAIN IN FEW MtNUTES t To relieve, the tortuiing pain of Rheuma. ttsm, Neurftts, Neuralgia or Lutnbago, in a few minutM, ctt the Doctor's formula NURITO. Dependable--no opiates, no narcotics. Does tiie work quickly--must relieve cruel pain, to your satisfaction in a few minutes or money hack at Drusgtafj. Don't suffer. Use NUR1TO on tills suarantee today. test Saturday. Miss Mildred Bader, 13, eighth grade pupil of the Ru- dolphinum school of P r o t i v i n, was runnerup. Elizabeth Fargurson ot t h e Chester public school and John Thomsen of the Elma public school were the other two o£ the four best spellers in Saturday's contest, Carpenter Woman Is Honored on Birthday CARPENTER--Mrs. Betsy Gilbertson was honored on her eighty-sixth birthday at a party held in the home of. her daughter, Mrs. E. L. Dreher. Iowa Is Discussed at Meeting of Club KANAWHA -- The Kanawha Woman's club met Friday evening at the home of Mrs. Charles Whitney. The topic for the evening was on "Iowa" with papers being given by Mrs. Lloyd Raber, Mrs. Henry Johnson and Mrs. Jesse Blasier. A delicious lunch was served by the hostess. MOVE TO FERTILE JOICE--Dr. and Mrs. C. W. Peterson moved their household goods and office equipment to Fertile Saturday. This leaves Joice without a physician. at the University of Iowa in April Teachers of history and the so cial studies' in high schools ;u colleges will gather April 14 ;mc 15 for their conference, \vitii visiting speakers listed. Oil April 21 and 22. art teache.. and supervisors w i l l meet lov their conference, to hear lectures on modern trends in art education and to watch painting demonstrations. The high school art exhibition, with more than 700 pieces, wilt be on display. The water works conference of the engineering college is April 19 and 20. All Iowa supreme court justices will participate in supreme court day April 13. Gilbert Thompson of ?a Lake Mills Vicinity ;md r . i · A · i five injured in Accident LAKE MILLS--Gilbert Thomp- Bernice Quintus Is Winner of Legion's FIDAC Competition The economical "way'to lay this personal necessity KOTEX SANITARY NAPKINS I . In boxes of ?66 $1 00 1 1 Grasloy, trained for him. Ledyard Co-Op Will Install 178 Lockers LEDYARD--The LcdyaicI Cooperative creamery is making plans to install 178 lockers to be j in operation by May I. Leo Ander- | Xfv-iL-a son, Cyril Hoag and Tice B r a c k l m c were at West Brook and Peters- - - - - - , GARNER--Bernice Quintu- and fan. larnier living west of town, is Ahce Boland won first and .second , in a serious condition at the Kingland hospital where he was brought Friday. Mr. Thompson was working on a farm of his near Scarviile and hit the thumb of his right hand with the hammer. No serious injury was then apparent, but a week later his left arm became affected and he became seriously ill. A doctor wa.s called and it was found he had streptococcic blood poisoning. He was taken in the Anderson ambulance to the hospital. Grace nurse, is caring Wilkes-Barre Pape from seniors in Garner n the Fidac essay contest for international good will as sponsored by the local American Auxiliary in charge of Mrs. Chester Rice. The subject was "Queen Marie of Rumania, Ambassador of National Goodwill." The local winning essays have been sent to Mrs. H. O. Giliey, Waterloo, and from there the winning essas-s of the nine Iowa districts will be sent to national headquarters. The sensible, saving way to buy this important personal need.'*In. compact, easy-to-' tocK away'cartons of 66 nap.^ kins, 1 which'assure .YOU of aril adequate"supply at all iimes.^ The. same, well-known'fine ' quality, of course. DRmorvs burg looking over the different types of equipment. One Act Plays Held in Crystal Lake Gym CRYSTAL LAKE--The one acl plays were held Friday night in the high school gymnasium before n large crowd. The plays were "A Few Words," "Midnight Fantasy," "Orville's Big Date," "The Villain Still Pursues Her." The versed choir gave two numbers between acts. Rheon Zaclc, English teacher, directed the lour plays. SURPRISE PARTY HELD SWALEDALE--Mrs. Jennie Ingham was given a surprise party by her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Joe Ingham, inviting in several ladies Friday afternoon. A social time was enjoyed by all. A luncli was served. Contract Signing V/ILKES-BARRE, Pa., W;--A six-months famine of local daily newspapers because of a strike ended Monday for Wilkes-Barre residents \vith the announcement that the city's two evening and one morning newspaper would resume publication Tuesday and Wednesday. Robert W. Johnson, managing editor of the Morning Record, and John Hourigan, Sr., publisher ot the Evening Times-Leader would sign a contract with the International Typographical union, A. F. ot L. Terms of the agreement were not announced. The three papers have been shut down since a ClO-Newspaper guild strike began last October. The guild and the publishers reached an agreement several days ago but publication was delayed while a new printers' contract was negotiated. 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