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April 4, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 1939 Whetstone, Casey Student, Wins Safety Essay Contest Cresco High School Freshman Girl Takes Second in Competition DBS MOINES, (IP)--A Casey high school senior Tuesday was named winner o{ the Iowa State Safety council's essay contest on the subject "How can Iowa's highways be made safe?" The winner, Charles S.' Whetstone, will be awarded his choice of a trip to the New York World's lair with a companion he selects, or a $350 scholarship in any Iowa college or university. "His essay advanced "carelessness" as the cause lor highway accidents and "educating people'' as the cure. The sparkling essay stressed "educating people" as the cure for carelessness. Cresco Student Second Helen Lyons, Cresco high school freshman, won the second prize of ?50 cash, while Eleanor Dykhouse, Rock Rapids high school, submitted the essay which won third prize of $10 cash. More than 50,000 high school students representing schools in approximately three-fourths of Iowa's 99 counties participated in the county district open class and state final contests, with only the first prize winners of the preliminary Eliminations eligible for the final judging. In his well-worded essay, Whet- Eczema Itching Here's Quick Ease and Comfort Go to any first-class druggist today and get an original bottle of clean, powerful, penetrating Moone'js Emerald Oi and apply a few drops over the aKectet area. The itching torture Is quickly soothed and you'll find there's nothing better U relieve the distressing soreness of mos externally caused skin troubles, Moone' Emerald Oil is greaseless, does not stain promotes healing. Money cheerfully re iunded. it jiot satisfied. ;tone contended that "carelessness" on the part of automobile drivers, pedestrians and cyclists is and has been chiefly responsible 'or mishaps on Iowa highways re- iulting in deaths or injuries. Urges Safety Courses Then he wrote: "We have learned in psychology hat one of the most essential hings in getting rid of an evil is to have a desire to get rid of this evii, definite opposition toward it. A strong desire to prevent automobile accidents seems to be wanting. Education would be the most'effective way in which to arouse that desire." He followed by recommending the placing of safety courses in Iowa schools even "at the expense of some other subject." "I am told that because of the already overburdened curriculum in the high schools that we wouldn't have time for it," he wrote. "I believe that this course (safety) is important enough that we should have it even though it be at the expense of some other subject. Is there any use educating people only to have them killed or their minds and bodies wrecked by automobile accidents? Whetstone then asked and answered his own question regarding "what are we going to do about it?" in one stinging paragraph. Judged by Five "What are we going to do about this slaughter on the highways and streets of our state? The answer to this is entirely up to the people. If we wish to get rid ol this unnecessary evil it is sole! within our power. Thank Goi we have no dictator.' Five persons representing state organizations or state divisions o: government judged the essays eligible for the final contest. They included: Sergt. Russell .T. Fisher of the Iowa Highway p a t r o l ; Mrs George Towne of the state Parent- Fishing Boots at Ketchikan I Last Month .Was Driest March Since 1926-Larson The fish don't get away from these fishing boats alt Ketchikan, one port from which Alaska's fishermen go out for the salmon and herring that contribute to a main Industry. Alaska's canned fishery products in 1937 were valued at §44,547,769. The Alaska Home Rule association is now agitating for statehood for Alaska, for which U. S. paid Russia $7,200,000. Teachers association; W. O. Price, engineer of safety and traffic for the Iowa highway commission; W. A. Winterstein of the state superintendent of public instruction's office, and Mrs. Charles F. Pye, representing the Iowa State Safety council. Livermore Optician's Article Will Be in New York Yearbook LIVERMORE--W. M. Smith, local optician and jeweler, recently received word that an article which he wrote for the Open Forum had received recognition to the extent that it would be shown in "We the People" year book which is published in New York. « You Won't Match the Quality, Siie arid Features of this Complete Refrigerator m Ar »y w here ifa ^owse ONLY $5 DOWN, Monthly Payments, Carrying Charge When you see it, you'l! marvel at its size, its Deluxe convenience features! It's one of the greatest values you'l] see anywhere in 1939! It holds plenty of food ..; shelf area is 13.40 iq. f.! Has 3 sliding shelves. It's economical, too! 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All the Gospels report one day in the week of the Crucifixion filled with controversy, but with passion--and Jesus at the center of it. The temple echoes with theologians' controversy atiout immortality, politicians' controversies about law; as though all the passions of an embattled world were released upon one calm and devoted figure. Then the final and majestic ans- all argument: " Love Is the only sovereign resolution of all our controversies. One can not say that love alone will answer all our questions, but it supplies the only temper in which our differences can be resolved. The judgments of love are the only sure judgments, the insights of love the only clear insights, the law of love sums up all legislation--nothing else. Unless our world learns that it is lost. Prayer: True Master of our spirits. Divine Lord of our proud and embattled wills, speak again to us through our tumults and our passions and law anew upon us Thy sovereign commendrrient of love. "O help us banish pride and wrong, Which since the world began Have marred its peace; help us make strong The brotherhood of man." Amen. Goldfield School to Close; Tutors Plan for Vacation Visits GOLDFIELD--The local public school will close on Wednesday afternoon for the annual Easter vacation and school will be resumed on Tuesday, April 11. The members of the school faculty plan to spend the Easter vacation at their respective homes as follows: Charles Anderson! Red Oak, Mr. and Mrs. George Friday, Lorimor, Miss Alice Peters, Orient, Miss Leona Stringfellow, Oskaloosa, Miss Margaret Ingersoll, Indianola, Miss Roberta Neal, Des Moines, Miss Ann Wisgerhof, Sully, Miss Jessie Elder, Belmond, Miss Doris Rossou, Lohrville. CHARLES CITY--The month of March was the driest March since 1926, but with record heavy snowfall occurring on Feb. 28, this fact was hardly noticeable, according to a report made Tuesday by E. G. Larson, federal meteorologist. The total precipitation, rain and melted snow, in March.was 0.75 inches, 1.02 inches less than normal. Nearly all precipitation was in the form oj snow, light falls occurring on five days, totaling 6.6 inches, one inch less than normal. The total snowfall for the winter was 55.2 inches, 13.1 inches more than normal. Total Is 4.33 Inches Total precipitation since the beginning of the year is 4.33 inches, 0.41 inch more than normal. .The temperature in March averaged close to normal, with the usual spring fluctuations, unti the nineteenth. A warm period followed, lasting eight days, during which the temperature averaged 16 degrees above normal, and reached a high of 79 degrees on the twenty-third. A cool perioc followed, but the warm perioc raised the mean temperature t 32.6 degrees, 1.9 degrees above normal for the month. The lowes temperature recorded was zero on the first Wind From Southeast The prevailing wind was from the southeast. The average move merit was 7.4 miles per hour an the highest velocity for a fiv minute period was 23 miles a hour from the north on the twen ty-sixth. There was abundant sunshine 'ith 66 per cent of the possible mount, 10 per cent above normal, ""here were 13 clear days, 10 party cloudy and 8 cloudy. The relative humidity averaged 6 degress at 6:30 a. m., 61 degrees at noon and 68 degrees at :30 p. m. values averaging close o normal. Wiring Schools for fresco, Saratoga Planned This Week CRESCO--A wiring school will be held in Cresco Thursday, and at Saratoga, Friday by the Howard county. Co-Op, for the purpose o: iving instructions to patrons o Lhe Rural Electrification admin- isation which is soon to construe 179 miles of electric lines in Howard arid Winneshiek counties, mos of which will, be in Howard county. Work is expected to begin about the first of May to accom modate -416 farm homes will electric service. A special instruc tor from the engineering depart ment at Ames Iowa State colleg will conduct the school. ATTEND CONVENTION LEDYAHD--Mr. and Mrs. Rich ard Krumm of Swea City an Doris McDonald of Ledyard lef for Des Moinei early Saturda morning to attend the state con vention of the third and fourt class employes of postal worker ucy Carr Appointed iistorian of Club t Kanawha Session KANAWHA -- The Woman's bounty club met Friday afternoon t the home of Mrs. Ollie Olson rith 30 members and guests 'resent. At the business meeting held Jiss Lucy Can- was appointed istorian. Mrs. Erith Cook and VIrs. \V. H. Brand were in charge f the entertainment which con- isted of games and contests, with prizes being awarded to Mrs. Clarence Jordanger. Poems were read by Mrs. Erlth ook. Guests at the meeting were ilrs. Wallace Darrah, Mrs. James Darrah and Mrs. Arthur Olson. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Herbert Mewes. PLAN EASTER SERVICES McINTIRE--There will be special Easter services in the Methodist church in Mclntire at 9:45 a. m., Easter morning. CORNS Ktwfetiftl Does A«ay Wife D Cwrtfc UuuidJ and Hmb PUctwx! Stop suffering I Be saTe and sure. Use NcwSup«r-Sbrt nr.SchQlT*Ziaip«d». 630% soTtcr. Dr. Scfaotl'a greatest development in footrellct Iwtantlyrellevecarnx Stopehoe pressure. Prevent coma, acre toes* Kate t ahoet. Separate Modi- _ cations included for I rexnovioji cor trifle. Sold ev NEW Lenten Services at Buffalo Center Church Are Begun BUFFALO CENTER--The Congregational church opened its series oE Lenten services Sunday evening and will continue throughout the week, closing on Easter Sunday evening. The Rev. Robert Kittrell of the Northwestern Evangelical Theological seminary is the special speaker. An Easter sunrise service will be conducted at the church Easter Sunday morning at 6:30 a. m. The Rev. William Everts of the local Reformed church will be the principal speaker. Music will be furnished by the young people of the co-operating churches. Dr. George Sprague to Be Transferred to Iowa State May 1 AMES--Dr. George F. Sprague, in charge of corn breeding work at the University of Missouri, will be transferred to Iowa State college May 1, to assume the position left vacant early in March by the death of Dr. A. A. Bryan. He will represent the division of cereal crops and diseases in a cooperative project undertaken by the bureau of Plant Industry and the Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station.. A graduate of the University of Nebraska in 1924, Sprague received his doctor of philosophy degree from Cornell university in 1930 and has since been engaged in plant industry work. Comedy Presented at Mitchell School MITCHELL--A thee act comedy, "One Delirious Night," was presented at the school auditorium by members of the Unity Junior club. Proceeds netted about $24. At Hospitals Services Arranged During Holy Week in Plymouth Church PLYMOUTH--Sunday services at the Methodist church was the beginning service of Holy Week worship. There will be services each night in the week except Saturday night, closing with Easter services. There will be reception of members, baptismal services Easter'at 10:30, Young people of the church will have charge of the early Easter morning service at 7 o'clock. DEPARTMENT STORE Telephone 860 or 861 Home Talent Play to Be Given April 12 at Nora Springs NORA SPRINGS -- The home talent play sponsored by the Commercial club entitled "Making Daddy Behave," will be given Wednesday, April 12 in the high school gym. This play is being directed by Mrs. E. C. Moody. The advance ticket sates is in charge of Dick Kupker and W. H. Lucas. E. E. Applegate of Corwith Reaches 64 CORWITH--E. E. Applegate celebrated his sixty-fourth birthday Sunday and in his honor his daughter, Mrs. Harold Olson, entertained his brother, Elmer Ap- piegate, and his children, Clifford and Mrs. Sylvia Nail of Corwith and Victor, of Burt and their families at her home northeast of Corwith. Gilbertsville, Ky., is the site for one of 10 dams in the Tennessee Valiey Authority system. George Rickoff, 1628 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, was admitted to the Park hospital Monday for a minor operation. Betty Marlyn Peterson, Clear Lake, was admitted to the Park hospital Monday for a minor operation. John Fritcher, Osage, was admitted to the Park hospital Monday for examination. Louie Gazes, 631 Adams avenue southwest, was dismissed from the Park hospital Monday following treatment. Miss Jean Lewis, 200 Crescent drive, was dismissed from the Park hospital Monday following a minor operation. Mrs. Francis Wade and infant daughter, 830 Jersey avenue southeast, were dismissed from the Park hospital Monday. Rynaldo Richardson, route 3, was dismissed from the Park hospital Monday following treatment. Howard Myers, 1515 Coolidge avenue southwest, was dismissed from the Park hospital Monday following a minor operation. A daughter weighing 7 pounds 12 ounces was born to Mrs. Juanita Dobbs, Clear Lake, at the Park hospital Monday. A son weighing 6 pounds 14 ounces was born to Mr. and Mrs. L. Howarrd. Cedar Rapids, at the Mercy hospital Monday. A daughter weighing 8 pounds 7 ounces was born to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Miller, 234 Sixth street southeast, at the Mercy hospital Tuesday. A son weighing 5 pounds 7 ounces was born to Mr. and Mrs. Soren Peterson, 422 Polk avenue southwest, at the Mercy hospital Tuesday. A son weighing 6 pounds 13 ounces was born to Mr. and Mrs. Elden McGowan 315 Seventh street southeast, at the Mercy hospital Saturday. A daughter weighing 5 pounds 8'/4 ounces was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Mahn. Plymouth, at the Mercy hospital Friday. A son weighing 8 pounds 11 ounces was born to Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Waychus, 522 Seventeenth street southeast, at the Mercy hospital Friday. Mrs. Charles Erickson, Corwith, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Sunday following a major operation. Tom Haughland, Crystal Lake, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Saturday following treatment for a hip fracture received when a team ran away with him last August. C O O K I N G R E S U L T S W I T H T H E M O D E R N U N I V E R S A L G A S R A N G E the Darrerul Cfec Kvtej* wife ite adranced d«Tic*« and minimum Homemaker. guesswork and cooking failure*. U GrMlir Ceikinr 2. Srutir Cookinj Comfort J, Biltir Cpgkinr Rtsilts «, Qrtattr Cirtiitf CcnvMtanci S. Greahr Coolinj Adaptability I. Brtalcr fr»»klnj Eetntxtjr 6 POINT GAS RANGE SALE NOW ON! Universal Gas Range 4% "950 "Manhattan Model" - - - Buy on our Convenient Payment Plan! 67 and Your Old Stove turtle Van Ness £*2, ·^1 20-22 East State St. Phone 17

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