Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on May 6, 1936 · Page 3
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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 6, 1936
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T J ". MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MAY 6 1936 THREE I I BURLINGTON HAS PASSENGER GAIN Freight Revenue Improves Also, Annual Report Discloses. CHICAGO, (#·)--Passenger traffic revenue on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy railroad increased 3.4 per cent over 1934, Ralph Budd president, disclosed in the annua report Wednesday. This was the second time since 1923 there has been a gain in passenger revenue Freight revenue improved 3.1 per cent. Budd said continuation throughout 1935 of the reduction in basis passenger fares together with the popularity of the zephyr trains, a marked increase in long haul summer tourist traffic, and improved economic conditions brought an increase of 12.9 per cent in passengers carried. Average Distance Less. "The average distance traveled a passenger was 11 per cent less, indicating -the effectiveness of our lower fares and zephyr trains in the recovery of short haul traffic," he said. Three new zephyrs were put into service, two between Chicago and the Twin Cities but Budd said the Chicago-Twin City service was still inadequate. "During July and August approximately 5,000 people applied for seats but could not be accomodated. To meet this situation two additional six car trains on the same type are being built and will be placed in service this summer." Streamline Trains. Two 10 car streamline trains also will be received for use between Chicago and Denver. The Burlington's 1935 net income after fixed charges amounted to $1,842,843 compared with $4,454,760 in 1934. Income available for fixed charges was $11,271,033 compared with $13,869,481. Net railway operating income was $10,228,354 against $12,650,936. Operating revenues totaled $82,925,208 compared with $80,288,159 while railway operating expenses aggregated $62,544,383 compared with $58,007,892. Staging Campaign Hanlontown P. T. A. Honors Elliott, Who Will Leave HANLONTOWN-- Supt. and Mrs. R. J. Elliott were surprised at the close of the last meeting of the P. T. A. with a coffee table, a gift from the patrons of the school. Mr. Elliott will not continue here next year after seven years of service. They will move to Waukon. Officers for the coming year are, president, John Colby; vice president, Mrs. Leo Larson; secretary-treasurer, Mis E. Shoemaker. The retiring chairman is Thomas Kaasa. f Plan Free Movies. '' JOICE--Some of the businessmen started to clean up a lot where they will give free movies to the public in the near future. The exact date of opening is not certain but it will be next week. Retired Fastor Dies. WEST UNION--The Rev. George A. Barker, 68, retired Baptist minister, died Tuesday after several years of illness. In earlier life he was a missionary among lumberjacks in northern Wisconsin, and later in the stockyards district of Chicago. Harold E. Davidson, Clarinda republican candidate for attorney general, was in Mason City Wednesday while maiding a tour o: Northeastern Iowa communities Mr. Davidson was born and reared on a larm in Jones county and was graduated from the Olin high school. After being graduated from Drake university in 1916 he started the practice o] law in Page county, where he has been since except for the time spent in the army during the World war. Returning from the war he spent two years as representative of Page county in the state legislature. He was mayor of Clarinda for two terms and chairman .of the Page county republican central committee eight years. He is a member of the law firm of Stipe, Davidson and Davidson, the other Davidson being a younger brother. Newton Pair Admit They Tried to Burn Woman's Home May DES MOINES, UP--Fred Carlson a deputy state fire marshal, report ed Wednesday he obtained writte statements from Donald Baxter, 24 and his sister, Nora, 27, both o Newton, admitting attempted arson Carlson said the pair confesse :hey tried to burn Nora Baxter' hom'e at Newton, May 2. The deputy marshal said th statements were turned over to Jas County Attorney P. J. Siegers. Anniversary of C. 0. F. Observed at Alta Vist ALTA VISTA--The thirtieth an niversary of the establishment o :he local St. John's court, No. 1263 Catholic Order of Foresters, wa observed in municipal hall Monda night with a program and dancf Members of the local court and thei families, members of St. Bernard' arish and Foresters from the Elm and North Washington courts wer jresent. Dr. R. H, Holbrook o Ames, noted lecturer, talked o "The History of Iowa" and A. rillman, member of the local court gave the history of the court sine ts establishment May 2, 1906. Gar rett Hoverman, chief ranger of th court for the past 20 years, re sponded with, a brief talk and othe: ifficers were presented to the gath ering by E. J. Weber, master 01 eremonies. ^ 12 CYLINDERS 14 to 18 miles per gallon! A 12-cylinder engine that gives from 14 lo 18 miles to the gallon is only one thing that makes the new Lincoln- Zephyr different from any car ever built before. It is designed differently throughout. The result is a new thrill in driving-- greater interior roominess-- almost unbelievably smooth riding qualities. Drive one for 20 minutes and feel the difference for yourself. Convenient terms through U.C.C.-- % per cent a month on the original «-. rjrrr' unpaid balance. Priced, F.O.B. Detroit, from \.Zt /t) LIICOLI-ZEPHYR V-12 WACNER MOTOR CO. 202 First Street S. E. a i FARMER'S TAXES REACH $20 MARK Direct Levies Paid in Apri Include Sales Tax on New Equipment. By GEOKGE MILLS (Iowa Daily press Bureau) DBS MOINES--Direct taxes paid by a typical Iowa farmer almos reached the $20 mark in the month of April because of sales tax paid on new equipment, the April "tax box score" revealed. Purchase of a tractor and a plow boosted this typical farmer's sales tax for April to $16.67, the box score reveals. His direct tax bill for the month was $19.67, gasoline levies of $2.92 being the other, im portant item in the list. The "tax box score" records the actual direct taxes paid by an Iowa farmer who lives on a farm of 187 acres in eastern Iowa. A meticulous bookkeeper, he each month reports his direct taxes to the Iowa Daily Press association of which the GJobe-Gazete is a member. His net cash income in 1935 was $1,461. Last year the "lax box score" reported the actual direct tax payments of an average lowan residen living in town. The latter, on an annual salary of $1,060 paid direc' taxes of $94.45 "between Jan. 1 anc May I in 1935. Mr. typical farmer on the other hand, in the first four months of this year, has paid $127.35 in direct taxes. A comparison of the chief taxes paid by these two men in the first part of 1935 and 1936 is as follows: Tax Farmer Clly .Man l!Kli; (1035) Sales 19.5S 6.86 Gasoline 4.04 8.Q'. State income .... 4.38 2.9! Property 80.14 50.98 Auto 9.00 17.00 117.14 The "tax box score" for cal Iowa farmer for April lows: . Tjpc of Tax Amount of Titx 1'llld DiirlnR April Sales 16.67 State income Gasoline 2.92 Property Personal property Dog Old age pension... Auto license Telephone 06 Other taxes 02 Total 19.67 85.86 the typi- is as fol- Tulal Sn Far This Vrar 19.58 4.3S 4.04 80.14 5.06 1.00 4.00 9.00 .12 .07 127.39 Whimsies of Fashion World Invade Iowa's Penal Institutions DES MOINES, (JP--The whimsies of the fashion world have invaded Iowa penal institutions. The spring note for Iowa convicts is the "streamlined" short--cooler more comfortable and even cheaper The state board of control announced them as the latest from the sewing rooms of the Anamosa reformatory. Convicts both at the reformatory and the state penitentiary at Fort Madison will be issued the new mode soon. Just like those you buy "on the outside," the shorts" have a "balloon seat," and a "variable waistline." uoodell Teams Will Be Honored Friday Night GOOD'EI.L--Goodell high school's ;rophy-winning baseball and basketball teams will be honored Friday night at a community reception in he United Brethren church. Mem- icrs of both teams, Coaches Russell, Pish and Joseph Kissinger will be eted. The event is open without :harge to the public. 61 st Anniversary of 2 at Johnsbiirg Observed STACYVILLE--Mr.- and Mrs. Andrew Smith of near Johnsburg, Minn., celebrated their sixty-first veddlng anniversary Wednesday at ;heir farm home. loodell Principal Will Take Post at Superior GOG-DELL--Principal Joseph Kissinger resigned his position in the ocal nigh school to accept the posi- ion of superintendent at Superior, owa. Mr. Kissinger has been con- ected with the local system since 930. Miss Katherine Blake of Bel- nond, who is teaching this year at inchford, has been hired by the lo- al board of education to teach primary here next year. Appleby of Dows Honored on 77th Year of Birth DOWS--Eli Appleby of Dows, owa, wag surprised on his seven- eenth birthday Sunday by his chil- ren coming with well filled bas- ets to spend the day. Those pres- nt were Mr. and Mrs. Will Hahn nd daughter, Alice of Des Moines; Ir. and Mrs. A. K. Thorp and Mr. nd Mrs. Dale Agler of Dougherty, nd Mr. and Mrs. Dewey LaRue and amily of Clarion. Mr. Appleby was orn at Geneva and spent all of his fe in Franklin county. Wright Alumni Gather. CLARION--The Wright county lumni of Iowa state college met t Hotel Moore Saturday night for s annual dinner. The program )ened with community singing, barles E. Friley, president of Iowa ;ate, talked on student activities n d accomplishments. O f f i c e r s ectcd to serve the next year were oss Henry and Mrs. P. M. Scott. r ^p* ~ do tsv mm Honeycomb Weave WHITE COATS You'll need one soon now . . . buy yours today! A jaunty group of swaggers, fishtails and stroller types. Lively plaids, ombre stripes. 12 to 20- Broadcloth SLIPS Good looking V, top styles . . . ^3 tailored or lace fll\ trimmed. Extra L\ sizes 49c: Women's White Calf Our Famous "Celeste!" A trim, tailored shoe that will be very important this summer! Cool perforations are its only trimming! Continental heel. 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