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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 24, 1937
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MASON.CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 24 · 1937 FIVE Three Shot to Death for Burning School at Town in Siberia MOSCOW, (/P)--Three alleged "Trotzkist counter - revolutionaries" were shot to death Wednesday for the deliberate burning of a school at ISfovosibirslc, Siberia, in which many children perished. V. A. Kuramzhin, chairman of the building trust," M. .1. Khom- chik, director oE the Savings bank, and K. Kharilqnnof, the contractor, were executed. They were convicted ol carrying out orders of the district Trotzkist counter - revolutionary committee to build a kindergarten school which would be a fire trap. A watchman and a nurse at the school were sentenced to eight years in prison while two passersby were freed of charges- they failed to give an alarm when they discovered the fire. -^i ,t % f 1 f. M 'i Here's the best ne\vs you've heard this ,( SPRING ! ! A new lot of bags has just arrived that you simply won't believe c a n be bought at _ this price. £ "I OC They come. *»* I tUlJ in patent and.kid leather in spring's best colors--blue, grey, brown, beige, black, London tan. SHOE STORE 105 North Pcdenil. )ecides to Go Back; to Detroit to Face Charges of Robbery DES MQINES, W--His con- cience hurt. So he confessed. But here is the story from. Its jeginning: Deteclive Captain Roy Clarkson ooked up from his desk to inquire of a stranger: "Do you want something?" . "Yes, transportation to Detroit," replied the stranger. Clarkson began explaining he vas in the wrong place when the man interrupted: "You wire the Detroit police, they'll send transportation. I'm Dundee Gesmondi, wanted there "or a streetcar holdup last Novem- er. Been visiting and working icre, but my conscience began Hirting me. I want to go back and get this thing off my mind." Gesmondi eagerly signed extradition papers and Detroit police vere notified. Detroit officers sent vord that a man was being sent icre to get Desmondi. Writes Best Essay. HAMPTON -- Miss Dorothy ftankin. was named local winner in the essay contest for high school students, sponsored by the Iowa Federation of Women's clubs on "The Truth About the World tourt." Her paper wiH be entered in the stale contest. Second was won by Lois .Saylor and third by Clarence Brauer. Four Have Birthdays. DOWS--A birthday celebration was held Sunday in the home of Mr, and Mrs. John Huey. Though not all on that day, the birthdays celebrated were for Mrs. Huey, Mrs. E. D. Graepler, Mrs. E. C. Winslow and Roy Winslow. Piece of Bone Removed. HUTCHINS--John Harr is a patient at la Mason Cily hospital where he recently submitted to an operation for removal of an infected piece of bone from his leg About a year ago Mr. Harr suffered a broken leg. The injury apparently was satisfactorily healec but in recent weeks had caused him considerable pain. An examination revealed the necessity of an operation. Embargo on County Roads. NEW HAMPTON -- Practically every county road in Chickasaw counly was placed under a three ton embargo Wednesday. The fros has been coming out during the past week. Superintendent Is Home.. GARNER--Supt. J. R. Baggs '5 home from the Veterans' hospila al DCS Moines where he has been receiving treatment for the pas month. : ; · . Plans Specialty, Shop. ; ; .HUTCHINS--^Mrs. · 'Mabel AVer mersen, formerly of Hutchins, lia leased the Vallier building, 01 Brill's Main street, until recently occupied by the George Oake plumbing shop. She will operat a dressmaking and specialty shop The building has been renovate* and living quarters provided in' 111 1 rear of the shop. Daughter Is Born, BRITT -- Mr. and Mrs. Dona! McGreevey are parents of a pound daughter born Mondaj They h a v e another daughtei Patsy. ^ B n n q i n a ou ihe new ] o teleet Rollim new ih«dcl k like having your own pe/tonol ilylist lo help you cfioote. Every 'color U designed to fit irjlo the new scheme of coilume tones. And you'll be delighted with the way they compliment your ne* outfit. SHOE STORE 105 North Federal. Clear Lake Globe-Gazette OFFICE PHONE 239 ' , LUCIA A. O'NEIL, News Editor, ; LEE DEW1GGINS, Circulation and Advertising .- ' Residence Phone 296-J ' Residence Phone 67 JUNIOR PUPILS GIVE CLASSIC 'Rip Van Winkle" Attracts Crowd; Specialties Please, CLEAR LAKE--"Rip Van Win- le," a three act play based on the lassie by that name and written y Grace'Dorcas Ruthenberg, was ^resented 1 by eighth grade pupils t the junior high school Tuesday fternoon and evening before large nd appreciative audiences. Miss Tary Kroll, junior high school in- true tor, · was in'charge of .the lay, John Kopecky and Miss llara Metcalf arranged the musi- al features and group No. 2 of ne Music Mothers' club sponsored ne production. The play was in three acts with he first showing the inn at Tar- ytown before the Eevolutionary var, the second the glade where Rip slept 20 years, and the third he inn again when Hip returned ohisiormer home. Charles Barlow ilayed the part of Rip and Maxine liercks was Dame Van Winkle. Both parts were well taken according to reports of those who ;aw the play. Miss Virginia Dehr acted as ilage manger and Helenann Hanion had charge of costumes and itage properties. The musical numbers were used between the acts and the junior high chorus of 125 /oices appeared at the close. The ap dance by Norman Schober and Beverly Eillman and the Dutch clog by Ramona Cobb and Jack Diercks were especially pleasing to the audience. The entire program showed that much lime and effort had been expended in preparation of the play, The teachers received, many commendations upon the success of the entertainment. Music Mothers report receipts o£ ?68.50 and $80.25 cleared. ' Larry Ray Masters Dies of Pneumonia CLEAR LAKE -- Larry Ra Masters, infant son of -Mr. anc Mrs. O. C. Masters, 108 West Division street, died at the parents home Wednesday morning following a week's illness with bronchial pneumonia. Larry was bori Feb; 15, 1937. No funeral arrangements had been made Wednesdaj noon. Ward's Funeral home is ii charge. . . . Clear Lake Briefs Tliurs., Bush's Jelly roll lOc M[rs. F. G. Athcrton returned Saturday evening from Rochestei where she spent several days taking treatments. After a short rest she will'return for more treatments. Bake sale at Sondrol's Sat., H a. m. Catholic Ladies Aid. Mr. and Mrs. Buck Pedelts moved Monday from their forme home at 212 Orchard avenue tc their new home, 108 Lindon av enue, recently purchased from William Orr. The Orrs have an apartment at the Rogers hotel. Dress up for Easter. Buy you new suit and topcoat on Abel' budget charge account plan. Abe Son, Inc., Mason City. District Deputy Grace Bedfon and State Supervisor Florenc Bridges of the Royal Neighbors o America will visit the local R. A. lodge session at I. O. O. F. ha! Thursday night. The meeting ha been called at 7:30 instead of o'clock and officers . requested i wear white. The Sunshine club uncetin; scheduled at the home of Mrs. A B. Knutson/South Shore, Wednes day afternoon was postponed un HI Thursday at the same place. Mrs. Peter Knulson arrivci Wednesday morning from Chicag where she spent a week visitin relatives. She also attended th concert at Orchestra hall given b the Coe college band in which he son, Milo, plays cornet. Mrs. Knut son reports a very enjoyable trip Charles \VhStncy has relurne from Pontiac, Mich., where he ha been for some time visiting hi brother and sister. Mr. Whitney i pilot for Witke's boats during th summer season. Mrs. Byron AVoor.1 and son, Wil bur, and Miss Lila Lacey ar guests at the home of Mrs, Wood' sister, Mrs. Henry Marshall, 50 North Fifth street, and other rela lives' and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Doud Perkins ar staying temporarily with Mr. an Mrs. George Perkins while thci apartment at the Avalon is bein remodeled. Milo Knulson, student at Co college, Cedar Rapids, is spendin his Easter vacation at the home o his parents, Ml-, -and Mrs. Pete Knutson, 300 South East stree The Coe college Military band o which he is~a member has jus completed a concert tour includin Chicago and several nearby point: Mr. Knutson will be at home unt next Tuesday. Mrs. Martha Wetterline and soi I Robert, 524 Caroline street, drov to Waverly Wednesday to get Hele who is a student at Wartburg col lege. She will be at home unl Tuesday. Kmployrel by Company. ROCKWELL -- Walter Jacksn has employment with the Conot oil company as Jocal salesman an truck operator, lear Lake Board of Education Meets CLEAR LAKE -- The board of ducation of the Independent dis- ict of Clear Lalce met at the jhoolhouse Tuesday evening with 1 members present. Pending the ompletion of the faculty mem- ership at some future date, no nformation regarding the elec- on of teachers will be given out, ccording to an announcement by board. LANS REVIEW OF BOOK ON CHINA /Irs. G. E. Punke to Tell of "Yang and Yin" at Civic League. CLEAR LAKE--"Yang and in," a recent book on China by 'obart, has been selected by Irs, G. E. Punke for review be- ore the Civic league which will ieet on April G at the city hall llh the membership committee n charge. Mrs. Arleigh Eddy will ng a g.-oup of numbers and a 1 'clock plate lunch will be served. AH women of Clear Lake intcr- sted in civic betterment are \vel- ome »to attend this meeting ac- ording to an announcement by Irs. Sam Kennedy, chairman of he committee. Old memberships ave now expired and new enroll- lents will be taken at this time, /lore than 200 were enrolled last ear and the committee hopes to urpass this record. Other \vomen on the member- hip committee are Mrs. Oscax 'eterson, co-chairman, Mrs. E. P Valker, Mrs. Arvig Nelson, Mrs. . B. Patterson, Mrs. Frank Tra- ;er, Mrs. li'nest Anderson c Mrs. P. D. Leith. Violators Draw Fines From Justice CLEAK L A K E -- Marvin Ichaper, Mason City, was finer. 5 and costs in the court of C. W WallacV, justice o£ the peace Tuesday afternoon for operalint TO HOLD SPECIAL UNION SERVICES Vlethodist, Congregational People Join in Union Meetings. CLEAR LAKE--Special Passion week services are planned at the Methodist church' for this week. On Thursday evening at 7:30 a service" commemorating the Lord's Supper will be held. This is open to anyone desiring to attend and will last an hour. On Friday afternoon a union service will be held from 2 until 3 o'clock in commemoration of the death of Christ. The Rev. Homer E. Blough of the Congregational church and the Rev. B. W. Riner wil officiate and give talks on 'The Seven Words · From the -ross." Special organ music will be a feature of this service which will last one -hour. Choir rehearsal will be held at 3:30 Thursday evening and on Sunday the church school will meet at 9:45 a. m. as usual. Special Easter music will be given by the choir nt the morning worship hour and a baptismal service held. The pastor will deliver the Easter message. He requests anyone desiring baptism to communicate with him in advance. A stereopticon lecture by the Rev: Mr. Blough during which he will show slides obtained while on a trip through the Holy Land wil! be given at 7:30 in the evening. The pictures form a fitting background for the closing Easier message. This meeting is also open to anyone desiring to attend. a car without a driver's license. Fred C. Cassel, Mason City, was fined $5 and costs for reckless driving, James Riehm, Garner, 5i and costs for reckless driving, anr Marvin Townsend, Brill, also $5 and costs for breaking a glass bottle on the pavement. All four were arrested by State Patrolmen Reese and Faber. '. Named Truck Operator. ROCKWELL -- Gilbert Grummon succeeds John F. Gaffney as operator of the White Rose 6i truck. Mr., Mrs. Albert Knop Return From Trip to California CLEAR LAKE -- Mr. and Mrs. Albert Knop, 310 Clara street, ·eturned Tuesday -from their win- :er trip -to the west. They left Clear Lake" about Dec. 1 and went ;o Donna, close to Brownsville, Texas, where oranges and grapefruit are grown. They also visited Matamoras and El Paso and went on to Phoenix, Ariz., and thence :o Arcadia,,-Cal., where they visited an old' neighbor, Jim Jenson. They went to the flower show at Pasadena on Jan, 1, to Long Beach, Los Angeles and to San Jose where they spent seven weeks with Mr. Knop's sister, Mrs. Martin Whorath. They went next to San Francisco, Santa Rosa, the old home of the Knops, to Sacramento, saw the giant redwoods in the national park, visited a friend from Garner at Orange, went to San Diego and finally started home. Enroute they stopped at the Carlsbad cave in New Mexico. They arrived in Garner Monday evening and were unable to proceed further because of snow on the windshield. Mr. Knop stales this was the most Irouble Ihey had on the entire trip. They are glad to be back home. Vednesrtay--P. T. A., high school auditorium, 7:30 p. in. Thursday--Home Hygiene class, Junior high school, 7:30 p. m. Rotary club, I. O. O. F. hall, 12:15 p. m. Altrurian club, Mrs. J. Z, Slov- ens, West Second street. Crescent club, Mrs. Jack Diercks, 903 South Second street, 3 p. m. Lake View club, Mrs. Lyle Stevens, 1 p. m. n. N. A. lodge, I. O. O. F. hall, 7:30 p. m. W. L, A. M club, Mrs M L. Nulty. Linger Longer club, Mrs. L. O. Kimball, 612 West . Division street. Sunshine club, Mrs. A. B, Knutson. 1 p. m. Church s e r v i c e , Melhodisl church, 7:30 p. m. P.T.A. Program Is Postponed Till Latei CLEAR LAKE--Because of Ihc storm which prevailed in Cleai Lake the P. T. A. meeting scheduled at the high school auditorium Wednesday evening has bcei postponed until a later date according to an announcement b Mrs. C. L. Conklin, president Supl. R. B. Irons, Mason City, hac bsen obtained as guest speaker and a stunt night program was also to be presented. Mrs. Slroud 1 Succumbs. MARBLE ROCK -- Word lia been received here of the death it the west ot Mrs. Will Slroud. Th family moved from here to Moun Vernon, Wash., shortly atler th wiir in which- three of Mrs Slroud's sons saw aclive service. Clear Lake Calendar Hi-Lo Bridge Club Meets at Residence of Mrs. P. D. Leith CLEAR LAKE--Mrs. Sam Kennedy, Mrs. William Kelley and Mrs. F. H. Davis were guests of [he Hi-Lo Bridge club which met Tuesday al Ihc home of Mrs. P. D. Leilh, Easl Main street, for luncheon followed by cards. Mrs. Albert Christenson won the high score prize and each guest also received a prize. Mrs. Frank Sheehy will be hostess April 13. 0 XI C PIIISCILLA CLUB MEETS AT CITY HALL Priscilla club held a 1 o'clock picnic lunch at the City hall Tuesday afternoon after which the time was spent in visiting. A business session was held. * * JOLLY EIGHT CARD CLUB MEETS Mrs. Minnie Nelson and Mrs. . C. Schumacher were substitutes ai a meeting of the Jolly Eight care club which met at the home of Mrs. Will Schert Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. A. W. Verbeckmoes will be hostess for the next meeting. 9 * MRS. HENRY CUIIVO IS DELEGATE Mrs. Henry Curvo was appointed delegate to the dislric convention of the Rebekah lodgi to be held in Osage April 9 'at a meeting ot Tina'Rcbekah lodge I. O. O. F. hall Tuesday evening Mrs. C, C. Mitchell was chosen tc enter the contest to give the sccre work at the same convention Lunch was served following lodge with .Mrs. V. 1W. Wallis and Mn, Bert Morse'in charge. SEEK TO AVERT IOWA TRAGEDY -louse Gets Proposal, for Regulating Handling of Heating Equipment. DES MOINES, (IP) --- With tho .ew London, Texas, schoolhouse ragedy still fresh in its memory, lie Iowa house of representatives ook steps to avert a disaster oC hat character. Through its committee on la- lor, it received ;\ proposal for rigid ·ogulation of persons assigned to he handling of heating, motive power or refrigerating equipment. Members of the committee said he plan would afford such prolcc- ion as might be needed through i complete and detailed check and supervision of schoolhouse or pubic building heating equipment, by qualified persons. Provide Strict Licensing. Besides providing for the strict icensing and examination o£ en- ;ineers, firemen or other opera- .oi's, it places them in three classifications and assigns them according to these qualifications. Violation of provisions ot the safety measure would be punishable with a fine of $100, a jail sentence o£ 30 days or both. A preface to the bill says it affords "protection to life and property from steam boiler and refrigerating plant explosions." Engineers Classified. Classification one defines all operators of power, heating and refrigeration units, or nny other motive power plant or equipment. The second classification includes operators competent to handle boilers o£ not to exceed ISO horsepower, or refrigeration plants of not to exceed 50 tons. · ,ln the third class would be operators competent to handle boilers of not to exceed 100 horsepower; motive power not to exceed f0 horsepower, and refrigeration units of not to exceed 25 tons. Provision is made for examination and licensing of such operators, and for the inspection of all such units. J Wanted'in Clarinda Postoffice Shortage CLARINDA, (IP)--Postal Inspector W. T. Nelson said Clarence P. Brown of Clarindn is wauled tor questioning in connection with a reported shortage of funds in the posloffice here and for an alleged forgery on a postal draft. Only a pair of hand ...but insured for a mi s Ilion Can't drive nails... work a typewriter ... cook or- sew. But they can weave magic patterns of melody to delight your ear. Such skill is priceless. We can't play the piano or paint a picture. But we can brew a beer to delight your palate with its distinctive taste, matchless bouquet and unmistakable quality. We' not only can, but do, -- and you and all the world know its name. M A K E T H I S T E S T ! DRINK Budweiser FOR FIVE DAYS ON THE SIXTH DAY TRY TO DRINK A SWEET BEER. YOU WILL WANT Budweiser's FLAVOR THEREAFTER. r*J5rt(3 Selecting and blending hops blossoms is one phase of brewing that cannot be done by laboratory rulc-of-thumb. It is an elusive art that must be learned pains-' takingly. My grandfather had the gift of judging hops by their aroma--and he schooled my father, who in turn taught my brother and me. Budweiser AMERICA'S SOCIAL COMPANION * rtii\Diiu , A N H E U S E R - B U S C H · S T . L O U I 3 OrJer A carton Fofyour fiomi' NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED

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