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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MAEiCH 26 Â· 1937 THREE If TWO COUPLES TO BE HONORED ^Vedding Anniversaries to Be Celebrated Saturday at Bricelyn. BHICELYN, Minn. -- TWO ot Bricelyn's pioneer couples, Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Reed and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Riker, will be guests of honor at an open house reception Saturday, afternoon at the Baptist church parlors. The occasion is the golden wedding anniversaries of both couples. Mr. and 'Mrs. Riker were married 50 years ago March 24 and the Eeeds were married 50 years ago March 29. Their friends in the Baptist church have compromised the dates and have set Saturday as the day on which to honor them jointly. Open house for the public will be held from 3 o'clock until 7 : o'clock. A short program will be presented, b e g i n n i n g at 3:30 o'clock. Mrs. Reed was born a little south oE Blue Earth. Mr. Reed was torn in Wisconsin. They were married in -Wells. They lived foi the first part of their married life on a farm east of Bricelyn. About 5 years ago they moved to Bi-ice- yn where they have lived- since. ?hey have five children: Maynard of Los Angeles, Mrs. Levi Lund of ^airmont, Mrs. Frank Demede of Bricelyn, McKinley of Red Wing, and George of St. Paul. Mrs. Riker was born 4 miles south of Wells. Mr. Riker was borri n Portage City Wis., and Â· came with his parents to the Riker icmestead one-half mile north of 3ricelyn, when only 4 years old. They were married on the Hiker lomestead, where they made their lome until about eight years ago. They had four children: Mrs.. Floyd Storey and Percel of Bricelyn, Reuben of Blue Earth, and Clinton, who was lulled in an accident n 1929. DR. J.G. CRAVEN PRACTICE LIMITED TO PLATE WORK is FIRST iceoan RAPIDS STREET S.E. I D E S MOINES MASON CITY I SIOUX CITY George Holmes, 64, Succumbs at Butt BRITT--George Holmes, about 64, died Thursday night- after a year's illness. He suffered hardening of the arteries and complications. He lived with George Fislce. Surviving are his brother, John of Britt, a sister,, Mrs. Rogers in Texas, and another sister in South Dakota. _. ' Returns to Duties. BUFFALO CENTER--Miss Dorothy Grothaus, a nurse in the University hospital at Iowa City, returned to her duties after spending a short time with her mother and attending the funeral of her grandmother, Mrs. Carrol Gilbert. Surprised on Birthflay. JOICE--A group of neighbors surprised Mrs. E. H. Ostrem at her home Thursday, the occasion being her birthday. She was presented handkerchiefs from each one. HO RUBBING WAX Quart Old English Special 89c The new wax that dries to a shine 'without rubbing or polishing -- lasts for weeks. We Rent the Latest Dreadnought ELECTRIC FLOOR SANDERS Reconditions Old Floors As Well As Prepares New. SPROUL OPPOSED TO PEISEN PL AN Calls Upon Local Safety Councils to Help in - Defeating Bill. (Iowa Daily Frcss Bureau) DES MOINES -- Declaring that adoption of .the Peisen bill seeking to create a department oÂ£ public safety would "preclude an efficient patrol force and would wipe out the safety progress of Iowa made during the past two years,' Phil Sproul, secretary of the Iowa State Safety council, called upon all local councils to use their influence in defeating the measure. The Peisen bill (H. F. 313) is a special order of bvisiness for Monday at 10 a. m. Its passage, or at least 'favorable consideration oE it was presaged Wednesday when the house adopted Peisen's amendments to the motor vehicle bill (S. F. 181) which reduced the number of highway patrolmen from 150, where the senate had put it, back to the present 53. Department of Safety. In his statement Friday Sproul urged local safety councils to let their representatives know by Monday morning how they feel about the Peisen measure which would include the highway patrol as one division oÂ£ the proposed department of safety under a state safety commissioner. Adoption of the bill would ''put our state at the bottom of the list as far as traffic law enforcement is concerned," Sproul said, adding that "any attempt to submerge the highway safety patrol must be stopped cold." List of Duties. Sproul made up a list of duties which he said the highway patrolmen would have to perform if the Peisen bill is adopted, including police work of the bureau of investigation, investigation oÂ£ fires, catching fish and game law violators, inspection of fuels, oils, weights and measures, operate police radio system, inspect cigaret and tobacco-dealers, answer all ' calls of county sheriffs, check trucks, issue drivers' and chauffeurs' licenses, enforce all provisions of liquor control act and beer law. He concluded his appeal with the statement that an appropriate uniform color for the patrolmen "under the Peisen bill would be that of the chameleon. Police Halt Revenge Attempt Previous Des Moines Councils Accused of Improper Financing DES MOINES, )-- A stale checker's report filed Thursday at the Des Moines city hall charged the 1933-34 and 1934-35 city councils with improper city financing reaching proportions oÂ£ illegality. A m o n g the violations, . the checkers' report charged, were: Illegal diversion of money from the public improvement bond fund of 1933; irregular application to the state budget director for permanent transfer of funds; improper expenditures from the 1933 public improvement bond fund; a n d improper expenditure oJ money for insurance on the new armory; The checkers, E. H. Kooser anc Jesse Spurgeon of the state auditor's office, also said in Iheir report that the coulicils failed to rurÂ» the city as economically as i migh have been. Will llcprcscnt Iowa Falls. IOWA FALLS--James Long, 12, a student in the seventh grade, will represent Iowa Falls at the Hardin county spelling contest ir Iowa Falls on Saturday, April 3 He is the son of Mr. and Mrs Glenn Long oE Iowa Falls. He won the local contest Tuesday light-in Central school building over 30 contestants. HBSB Â£/7 When detectives broufflit Doraii Roach,Nccro ex-convict ami suspect in the slaying of Mrs. Celia. Kadosh and the stabbing of her daughter, to the scene of the crime at plainfielil. N. J., the sight of the passible murderer at the scene was too much fora sister-in-law of the dead woman and she attempted to inflict bodily harm m Roach. The sister-in-law, Yelta Kadcsh, is seen iu this dramatic picture bcinsr restrained by detectives. The suspect is not shown. lielurns to Minneapolis. DOUGHERTY--Miss Margaret O'Connor of Minneapolis, who has been spending 'the weet at the Pat Boyle home, returned to her home Thursday. ' The Style Hits for f he EASTER PARADE Sec the beautiful array o( original style crealions that is now being shown a Kinney'i. GAOARDINES in ifie smart new. colon. GRAYS in the most popular leathers for Spring. Hundreds of others in PATENT. ..KID. ..SUEDE. Step in fashion this Easter by stepping into Kinney's tomorrow! EDUCATOR SPORT OXFORDS INCLUDED! BUY NOW K. I. MILLER Quality Chicks at Reduced Prices for immediate delivery Â«pb.UU Hundred ' Prices -Good up 'to Saturday NIeht, April 3 m These Chicks are BLOOD TESTED for B. AV. D. All eggs are from Missouri and Iowa accredited and blood-tested flocks. HENRY FIELD 211 North Federal Avenue MASON CITY ORDERS RELIEF AT ALBERT LEA State to Provide Aid for Families Affected by Strikes There. ST. PAUL, (fP)--Governor Benson Thursday ordered steps be taken promptly to provide relict for workers and their families affected by strikes in Albert Lea. Chester Watson, state president of the Workers' Alliance, told the governor that a delegation representing some 50 Albert Lea families involved in the walkouts were turned down by relief officials in that city when they applied foi aid. The governor ordered representatives from the oEClce of the state relief administration to Albert Lea immediately to investigate the situation and provide aid. Three strikes are in progress in the southern Minnesota city, involving a gas machine works, a freight line and Wooiworth company variety store. The Independent union of all workers at Albert Lea called the strikes. SETTLEMENT IN CASE IS MADE Agreement at Northwood in Action Based on Raub Death. NORTHWOOD -- A seUlement was reached lale Thursday in the action brought by Carrie Raub against the Loyal Protective Insurance company. Mrs. Raub had sued for Â§1,500 in the death of her husband, Lewis Raub. The compromise reached was $600. Mr. Raub was working for the Hock Island railroad at Manly when he fell and struclt his head against a pinch bar. Ten hours later he died oÂ£ cerebral hemorrhage. The controversy centered on whether he died oC injuries, which the policy covered, or from natural causes. The jury was selected Tuesday but the storm interfered with Hie case Wednesday. On Thursday i1 was announced a settlement had been reached. Attorney L. T. Bosworth oC Manly represented the plaintiff and John Sennelf ol Mason City, the defense. State Checkers Rap * Ottumwa Operation of City Government It you threaten to make trouble unless you are bribed, it is rack- eteering'unless you arc the heat of a nation.--Davenport Times. ) p - 1 ! OTTUMWA, Criticism of he operation of the Otlumwa city jovemment, the riverfront com- nission, the waterworks and nu- ncrous other offices, agencies, commissions and projects under -uid allied with the city government oÂ£ Ottumwa is contained in a 2B6 page report of two state checkers from the state auditor's office, filed at the city hall here Thursday. The checkers were W. C. Partridge and C. H. Bornhorst, and their findings cover the period from June 1, 1933, to Nov. 30, 193G. While major attention is given to the financing of the armory-coliseum, completed a year and one- half ago, the general city government and its functions come in for criticism and recommendations. Daughter Is Born. CALMAH--Mr. and Mrs. James Yirkosky are parents oT a D',b pound girl born to them Wednesday. ucu F^5 Lieu Horn HaM Births Arc Keportcd. CLARKSVILLE--A 7'/2 pound daughter was bom to Mr. and Mrs. John Adelmund, which is the seventh child..A 10 pound daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Floy De Bower. She has a brother and sister. Former Teaclier Visitor. S W A L E D ALE--Mrs. Irene Roney, a former teacher at the Manly public 'school, was Mrs. J. |n, Bodean's guest last week. The Hat of Hats for Sports by STETSON Tb* "PUyhoy" Â»5 t the crown, crease it, telescope it --wear It any way you chooser [This hat is bred to smartness. Get to Know CORN BELT IN NEED OF CROP Feed Situation in Western Part More Serious Than Two Years Ago. WASHINGTON, (?P)--The western corn belt needs a bumper corn crop this tall, government -farm experts said Friday, if the area is to regain its place iis principal producer oE hogs and important leeder oÂ£ cattle. Corn supplies in relation to the number oÂ£ hogs were reported 40 per cent smaller than alter the 1934 drought. The feed situation .Â·as termed more serious than two ears ago by the bureau oÂ£ agri- ultural economics. Fattening livestock on corn and ced grains has been the major ource of income for tlie fertile cgion that includes Iowa, Ncbras- a, the Dakolas, Minnesota, Misouri and ICansns. The draughts, ovvevor, brought a decline in the umber of hogs and cattle fed. Income has been maintained by clling of[ large numbers of liyc- tock, but government economists aid further revenue from this ource is undesirable. They called reduction of live- lock by farmers similar to a sale ly a factory owner ot part oC his quipmcnt to m a i n t a i n income. Federal surveys showed the lumber of hogs on farms in the United States was reduced from :2,(]00,000 to 43,000,000 between 933 and the start ot this year. ?he western corn bell accounted or most of the decline. The number ot cattle declined rom 74,000,000 in 1934 to C7,- 00,000 at the start of this year. The corn belt total dropped from 23,000,000 to 19,000,000. The num- )cr ot cattle west of the Mississippi river is the smallest in 20 years, he survey showed. Easter Play Will Be Offered in Sheffield SHEFFIELD--The Easter play, 'The Light in the Window," will be presented by a group of young persons at the union services in he Methodist church Sunday evening, March 28. Those in the cast are Margaret !dgington, Jane Atkinson, Etta Mae Knapp, Roderick Comb, Ardis droning, Richard Furness, Charles fiinlcen, Barbara Atkinson, Harriett Webb, Shirley Morgan, Lyda Barnes, Donna Belle-Edgington, Lenore Heidkross, Eleanor Beckman, Ruth Baxter, Shirley Gamin, Abigail Gilclmst, Bonnie Timmcr- man. Leave for Pelican Kapitls. RAKE--Mrs. S. C. Jcnsvold and son, Sidney, left Thursday for Pelican Rapids, Minn., where they will attend the funeral of a relative. Ilomn From Crclghlim. 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