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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 8, 1927, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLQBEGAZETTE THURSDAY DEC 8 1927 FIVE il U I U BUILDING BURNS Dec hall tio oldest building on the Upper Iowa campus shown lipVc was destroyed by fire last Friday morning The picture shows the IniHdlnjr shortly after the fire started A Inrso part of lie Incluiline considerable laboratory supplies was saved by the firemen and students who joined in tlie fruitless battle to sjive the campus Imidmnrlc The structure WHS valued at a third of which was covered by insurance Tho cquijimcnt in the building was worth i A campaign for a new science hall isalready started and 1ms becti subscribed faculty members and students Tile building here was constructed in 1887 For FRIDAY QNLY January Prices on WINTER Economy Friday at DamonIgou Co Commission Wants Power to Regulate Proposed Rail road Mergers More power to control and direct rail road consolidation policies was sought from congress today by the interstate commerce commission In Its annual report the commission formally recommended a whole series changes and additions to present laws governing railroad consolidation nearly all which would tend to give tho federal government a firmer and more complete grip upon carrier or ganization Tho commission asked that con gress make unlawful any consolida tion or acquisition oC the control of one carrier by another in any man ner whatsoever except with our spe cific approval and Would rrevenfMcrRers This proposal was designed to pre t railroad mergers being effect ed by roundabout in been unable also asked congress to it broad powers to approve or disap prove such acquisitions of control unifications in any appropriate Such a frrant of power would insure tlie com missions authority to modify or allou in part proposals submitted to It Finally the commission suggested that ifbo allowed to disapprove consol dation projects when these clid not provide for the inclusion of all the which it considered should o included particular grouping1 A previous suggestion that congress epeal the law which requires It to Homulyato a general plan for con solidating all tho major railroads of he country into a limited number of ireat railroad systems was included Well Known Hancock Farmer Dies at Corwith CORWITH Pee M Graham Corwith who formerly lived1 for six years with his son Ellis south ol Britt died at hia homo In Corwith Wednesday He was 76 years old He was born in Pennsylvania and came to Iowa 50 years ago He had farmed near LuVerne during his act ive years since dnd when the Infirmi ties of old age caused him to retirt ho spent bis time among his children His wife died three years ago The children aro Charles and Ellis at Brill Kugene at West Bend Alva at Corwltlr Mrs Anna JIcMan at Sioux Falls S and Mrs Frank Welder atCorwith Sisters HvlnR aro Mrs Anna Grant at Mrs Settira Martin In California and a third sfster in Minneapolis Funeral Services for Corwith Woman Are Held CORWITH Dec funeral services for Mrs Ora H Iunlap who died at tho home of her mother Mrs Fannie Barracks here were held Tuesday at the Corwith Methodist church Mrs Dunlap died Saturday Specials on Econ Friday BOOTS AND FANCY GALOSHES in smart new styles snug fit ting including the new Cap tain Kid Boots and TE Special for Friday Only Womens Fancy Rayon SLIPPERS Special Friday pair 95 Womens Fancy Felts special pair Mens Fancy Felts special pair WOMENS FELT SLIPPERS Fancy loll slippers In all wanted colors All liavo soft padded solea and neatly trimmed Give felt slippers this Choice Friday at HITOP GALOSHES Womens FourBuckle fine quality snugfitting Galoshes with heav rubber soles in black only with light colored linings Special Friday In llio Downstairs Store 200 Beautiful NEW COATS Marked About Former Prices I Coats up to AH Coats up to AH Coats up to need delay your coat pur chase longer when you can buy at these from the seasons best styles 14 to 54 FRIDAY ONLY 200 Choice Mora than 100 new spring dresses included in this georgettes flat crepes satins satin crepes in a host of bcauli ful styles for misses and women JEWELRY NECKWEAR GIFT NOVELTIES BEADED PURSES PRICE BAGS BOUTONNIERES SILK UNDERWEAR t INFANTS r WEAR Just in the time comes this extraordinary opportun ity to secure a lot of very desirable merchandise the usual prices This is made possible by the purchase of a large assortment of manufacturers samples and our passing the sav ing on to you Quantities are limited and will go fast at these prices so be on hand early Economy Friday Visit the store every day Only 14 More Shopping Days Until Christmas SIZES 14 to 20 38 to 48 100 Lovely HATS Formerly Priced 10 Misses and matrons Stylos INFANTS WEAR AT ONE HALF PRICE 35c values at 18c 75c values at 38c values at 75c values at 50c SILK UNDERWEAR AT ONE HALF PRICE values at 50c values at 75c values at j values at Gift Novelties Onehalf Price 35c values at 18c 59c values at 30c values at 63c values at values at values at Beaded Purses Onehalf Price values at values at values at values at values at values at Gift Jewelry Onehalf Price lOc values at 5c 39c values at 20c 75c values at 38c values at 63c values at values at Hand Bags Onehalf Price values at 50c values at 99c values at values at values at values at Several Groups of NECKWEAR ONE HALF PRICE Several Groups of BOUTONNIERES ONE HALF PRICE SHOP EARLY SHOP EARLY
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