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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 6, 1936
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six RAIL HEARINGS TO OPEN MAY .13 Senators' Study of M. and St. L. Dismemberment Postponed. WASHINGTON, W -- Senate hearings on the Benson resolution asking an investigation of the proposed dismemberment of the Minneapolis and St. Louis railway were postponed by Chairman Shipstead (F. L. Minn.) until May 13. The first hearing originally was scheduled for May 11, but Shipstead ordered the postponement because the interstate commerce committee was scheduled to open consideration of the Fettengill long and short haul bill on that day. Shipstead said he had subpoenaed L. C. Sprague, co-receiver of the railroad; John W. Devins, general 'manager; D. C. Edwards, attorney; and George A. Anderson, general 'auditor, to testify before the interstate commerce subcommittee of which he is chairman. · Shipstead said he believed lending of public funds for dismembering the road could be stopped if the tes- '. timony of these witnesses corroborated information already in his ..possession. The reconstruction corporation is a heavy creditor of some of the roads which proposed , to buy and , break up the M. and St. L. f Mrs, E. S. Stensrad, Lake Mills, Is Dead LAKE MILLS-- Mrs. E. S. Stens- "rud, 72, died Monday afternoon a "'the home of her daughter, Mrs. C -·W. Peterson." She had been seriouslj "ill for some time. · New Pastor Arrives at Charge in Lime Spring .'' LIME SPRINGS-- The Rev. S. ,E · Prytherch of Granville, N. Y., .an -family arrived here Monday to be ·"gin his pastoral work as minister o -the Presbyterian church. They wi · reside in the H. C. Phillips house. Event in Girl's Life I MANY g i r l s whoarelook- ,· ing forward to ,' the wedding: ring ! find their strength : failing. They suffer from backache, headache i and regular pains, ', and sometimes I dread the years - to come The wise girl lessens the chances of going thru unnecessary heidaches, backaches and drains, by taking a dependable Ionic such 39 Dr. Pieice's Favorite Prescription, . This herbal Ionic is equally as beneficial to the prospective mother who. safiers.-.from naasei and other disagreeable symptoms, _ also many middle-aged women find -it is just the tonic they require. Boy now! New sia, tabs. SOc. Liquid a.OO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MAY 6 -No. 2: Youriger Days LIFE STORY OF ALFRED M. LAN DON TOLD IN SKETCH STRIPS By A. J. Bueseher, Central Press Artist- AUred M. Landon's first "office" was the presidency of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity at the University of Kansas law school. There he made manifest his leanings toward cconomy f cutting down on the expenditures for entertainments. When Alt was, graduated. from law school he went Into a bank at Independence, Hans. He remained there for three years. But the call of the oil business was too strong. All became an , , . . . ... i. When Governor Landon wa» Independent producer with the *"""· , college youln. "stake" he had saved. VI. and St. L. Road Shows Carloadings Gain Over Year Ago MINNEAPOLIS, Iff) -- Carload-- ines on the Minneapolis --·* Farmers Entitled to Lowest Possibe Rate of Interest--Grimes LOGAN--Declaring that' farmers are entitled to the lowest possible interest rates on mortgage loans, J. M. Grimes, republican candidate for governor, maintained that the Iowa farmers were not given a break during the depression, at a meeting at Logan Tuesday evening. "It is about time we looked into the economic welfare of the Iowa farmer. Farm after farm was foreclosed by .insurance companies and big business interests stripping many men whose families tilled the soil for generations of everything they had," said Mr. Grimes. "The farmer is too valuable to the welfare of the country as a whole to continue to give him a raw deal. 1 am for bringing the agricultural dollar to equality with the industria: dollar. The monopolistic prices the farmer, pays for the things he buys helps to keep up the disparity between, agricultural and industrial dollar," Mr. Grimes stated. Will Teach at Windom. GOODELL--Miss Olive Butts, daughter of Mrs. Clara Butts, has been hired to teach next year at Windom, Minn., high school. completing her sixth year at Lanesboro, Minn. Visit at Ida Grove. BRTTT--Mrs. J. C. Drilling and children visited from Friday until Sunday at the home of her parents, Mr. "and Mrs. Thomas McLeod al Ida Grove, having been called there by the serious illness of Mrs. Drill ing's father. Marston President of Mason City Lions Club Succeeds Weaver as Head of Service Organization. J. H. Marston was elected president of the Mason City Lions club at its weekly luncheon Wednesday at the Hanford. He succeeds C. F. Weaver. Other officers named are Dr. M. D. McMichael, vice president; C. E. Oilman, secretary; C. S. Thompson, treasurer; W. V. Loring, sergcant-at-arms; L. P. Sanborn and W. J L. Eaton, directors. Michael Kley, welfare representative of the Metropolitan Life Insurance company, discussed the progress in the field of public health and life conservation in the address of the day. He paid high compTlment to the health work done in Mason City."I find that you are spending 33 cents per capita here for your com-* munity health program," he said. "Health authorities are of the opin- When Theodore Roosevelt led the Bull Moose rebellion in 1912, Alf enrolled as chairman of the revolting republicans in Montgomery county, Kansas. His organizing, ability soon attracted attention In Kansas. Teddy carried the county. Vets' Preference Plea at Rockwell Renewed · ROCKWELL-- A second resolution condemning the apppintment of a non-serviceman as postmaster here has been adopted by Gallagher post No. 208, of the American Legion and sent to the newspapers of" the fourth district as well as to Legion posts and the Iowa Legion- "This post is in politics to wipe from office all public servants who seek to rule by their law rather " than the law of the people," the res- While still a single man, AH "brought in" some moderately profitable wells. In 1914 his mother died. A year later A If brought a bride, Miss Margaret Fleming, from the old oil country in Pennsylvania, to Kansas. reads: "Everything else being equal an ex-soldier shall have the preference." "Moral and financial Support" is invited in the resolution. 3 Children in Family Suffer Typhoid Fever WEST UNION--Three out of the nine children in the R. F. Whitcher family on the farm just southeast of West Union on No. 56, belonging to the city, are seriously ill with typhoid fever. They are Marion, 17; Forest, 15, and Evelyn, 12. The well on the place was plugged by the health officer Tuesday, as there is an outside toilet 70 feet distant on a higher lavcl than the well. and St. 'wui/raifroad in tie first four months this year, showed an increase of 4,798 cars over the corresponding period In 1933, the rall- roada reported. The on-line loadings were 25,714 cars compared with 24,928 m the first four months last year a gam of 799 and off-line cars handled Were 25.179 compared with 29,170, a gain of 4,009 cars. Ackley Boy Reported Missing Since Sunday ACKLEY--John Swieter, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Swieter 11 miles northwest of. Ackley, has been missing since Sunday noon when he left home going south, carrying a grip which his parents learned later must have contained his work clothes, shoes and overalls. He is a boy 6 feet tall, weighs 155 pounds, and wore a dark brown suit, white shirt and brown tie, greyish blue hat. A scar on.his hand was caused by an accident when a small boy. He has four brothers and a sister at home. Kossnth to Receive $316,000. ALGONA--TransmittaJ s h e e t s have been received in Kossuth county for $316,000 for the first and second payments for the 1935 corn-hog checks in the county office of the soil conservation committee. The actual checks will arrive in .about two weeks. AUTO PLUNGE IS F AT AUT WELLS One Youth Killed and Six Other Persons Injured on Embankment. W E L L S Minn., Iff)-- Ehner Stama, 20, of Winnebago, was killed and six other persons were Injured, one critically, when their automobile plunged over a tigh embankment near here after failing to negotiate a turn in the road early Wednesday. Physicians .held little hope for recovery of Wayne Wilson, 21, who suffered a 'fractured skull. Hostess to W. F. M. S. LIME SPRINGS--The W. F. M. S. of the M. E. church held its montbJy meeting at the home of Mrs. Minnia Obriham Wednesday afternoon. Mrs.. Claudia Nagle was assistant hostess. Even in most qravated cases burning'stops and comfort follows the ·-fcSoothinq touch of-« Resmol BURNING ACHING FEET Tonight Get Sure Relief in Just 15 Minutes Here's the quick sensible pleasant way to real foot comfort that thousands say is far better than anything they have ever tried. Nothing greasy or sticky, about Radox--in one gallon of hot, water dissolve a .tablespoonsful of Radox --soak 1 your tender achingifeet and in 15 minutes' you'll. be'absolutely amazed at 'the relief you' get. ' Do this tonight and tomorrow have feet free -from distress and burning misery. · Radox is inexpensive. Get it today at Huxtable Drug Co., Michael Drug Co. or any first-class drug store--Guaranteed. J. H. MARSTON ion that, a dollar per capita should be appropriated for this service in a city of this size. I believe you would find it a good investment." Mason City has a birth rate of 19 per thousand population, the speaker said. The death rate is 11 per thousand population. In 1935 there were 462 .births; 280 deaths. The record included two deaths from tuberculosis; 11 from pneumonia; 92 from cancer; 48 from.cerebral hemorrhage; 9 from kidney diseases; two from diabetes; twe- suicides. and one homicide. Heart disease took 57 lives. Mr. Kley spoke of the unnecessary deaths from accidents. He stated that nearly 100,000 persons were killed in the United States in 1935, about 36,000 in motor vehicle accidents. In Mason City there were 18 deaths' from accidents, 12 of them due to the automobile. SALE of Infants 9 Wear Civil Service Exams in Naval Architecture - Announced by Price Open competitive examinations were announced Wednesday by the United States civil service commission for the positions of assistant and associate naval architects. Optional branches are ship piping and ventilation, .hull structures and arrangements, scientific ship calculations, general architecture and small boats. Entrance salaries are $2,600 and $3,200 a year. Full information regarding applications for these tests is available at the local postoffice from Charles E. Price, secretary of the board of examiners here. USUALLY 6 FOR 49c Diapers 6for39 c The l o w e s t p r i c e we have ever offered on thqse FLANNELETTE diapers. Hemmed, 27x27 · in. size. Only 2 packages to a customer. Philippine DRESSES 49c values! Not only hand embroidered but hand made. Fine ba tiste. 6 mo. to 2. Philippine CJERTRU1E§ Hand made and hand embroidered; of f i n e batiste. 6 mo. to 2. S H O K T Y P l a y S u i t "Fruit of the Loom" cottons printed or plain. Sun back styles. Sizes 2 to 6 years. 59' , . atWards Low Prices Flannelette Gertrudes, gowns, wrappers ca.. .25c VESTS of fine knit cot. ton, rayon striped... 25e Rubber PANTIES, dura, ble two-ply quality.. lOc Rubber SHEETS, heavy quality, 18x27 in. lOc Quilted Crib PADS, 15x17 inch size 15c Training PANTS of knit cotton 15c Infants' SHOES with soft soles..,......... 43e 102-4-fi SOUTH FEDERAL AVE. Legionnaires Leave j for District Meeting Groups of Legionnaires and auxiliary members left Mason City Wednesday for New Hampton to attend the fourth district conference meeting there in the afternoon and eve- Going to New Hampton Wednesday from Mason City were also R. J. "Skin" Laird, department adjutant,, and Frank Miles, editor of the Iowa Legionaire, who attended an eighth district meeting at Forest City Tuesday night. Mrs. Claude Thomas, president of the local auxiliary, headed a delegation of her organization that left early Wednesday morning for the New Hampton meeting. Contents of Stomach of Marshalltown Man _ Are Sent to Iowa City MARSHALLTOWN, (5l -- Contents of the stomach of Richard Beem, 25, who died mysteriously in a rooming house here Tuesday afternoon, were sent to Iowa City Wednesday for analysis after an autopsy failed to reveal the cause of death. Coroner R. R. Haupert impaneled a- jury and announced he would hold an inquest as soon as he obtains a report from Iowa City. Beem died in convulsions but there wae nothing to indicate s cide except that police learned he had quarreled the night before with his bride of a few months. LAUKES' HOLSTEDNT LEADS NEW HAMPTON -- A purebred Holstein owned by Hubert Laures, New Hampton, produced 72 pounds of butterfat during April in the Chickasaw county Cow Testing association. The association average for the month on 386 cows, 22 dry, was 27.8 pounds of butterfat and 711 pounds of milk. olution states. 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