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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 31, 1927, Mason City, Iowa TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE SATURDAY DEC fataoeAB Business and Industrial Activities Build Invest and Trade in Mason City With the Following Progressive Firms r i Bigger Cities Are Built First by Their Own People 1927 Was Year of Larger Mergers WE KNOW THE GAME Smiths Klassy Kleaners 534 E State Phone 495 Cheerful Grocery Service Combined with highest quality of merchandise has built up an enviable patronage In town Let us add your name to the list of those housewives We serve dependably Finest Fruits Vegetables Staple ana Fancy Groceries ThompsonDean Grocery Co 151 North Federal Ave Plione 217 X E BROOKS AND CO Investments Loans Insurance tstNatl Bc Phono 280 DO SOU KNOW THAT HUGHDAVEY are equipped to give Instant serr ice on Polished Plate Glass for Automobiles and glass of all kinds PHONE 874 IB 2nd St S W rTQM SJCfPSE BUILDER AND GENERAL CONTRACTOR South Feaaral ANDjGENEBAL CONTRACTOR Estimates and Plans Fnrntsnefl Free Phono ALEMITE SERVICE STATION Kirk Garage 11 Phone1S53 NOTICE DEAD WIMAIJS REMOVED We will remove free of cbnrce dead calvejt or vrlth In ao nilltB Coll loan on Ions ju ance nnu reveriie cbarKev to MASON CITY REN11KKING fO 671 First 8 E Phone 1096 MODERN BROTHERHOOD OF AMERICA A local institution writing life insurance American Experience Table with 4 interest sumption Every policy issued by the M B A has back oi1 it 100 in securities well invested Patronize a lotal institution and build up your own city Albert Hass Supreme President on as Daily Capuclty Mason City Plant barrels Dally City Plant barrels Northwestern States Portland Cement Co First National Bank Building Mason City Iowa Dependable Plumbing and Heating N Fsderal Phone 080 When you buy gasoline at any of our stulions your money stays in Mason City Patronize your npme industries HIGHWAY OIL COMPANY The Only Mason City Owned OH Company HERMANSON BROTHERS Pasteurized Milk and Cream 810 N Delaware Phono 646 THOMAS MACHINE CO I LEON C THOJIAS s Crank Shaft Grinding Cylinder Grinding Gear Cutting Machine Work of All Kinds S PHONE 2503L UNCERTAINTIES RAISED PRICES Weather Conditions Inter fere Business Warm FaW Saved Crop Tha following la Bradstreets re vlflw of Ita past year It Is of early to write with exactness of the results of in a way but enough Is known of the trends of the year to allow of some things being definitely said First off nil It may be Btatud that the years happenings In trade and In finance or In the to justify the more conservative predictions at the years beginning a great manyof which by were confined to the first half of the year In trade the heavier Industries year after the first few months wajs half Ing progress or of actual recessios whereas In financial lines and In the security markets especially In specu lative lines new high records of vol ume and value were set up in many not all directions Bakery Has Unique Christmas Attire Weather Interferred It will probably go without contra diction that trade and Industry had a considerable burden to bear In the weather happenings which Included an excess of rainy weather this re sulting In high water or floqSs not once but several times which reached a peak In the great Mississippi river flood with smaller but still very harmful rises In rivers noted In the northeast especially In Vermont This escess of moisture with cold weather was a drawback from before Easter until the fall when a long warm spell did much to repair lateness In crop growth altho at the same time retarding fall trade u that keen feompetltlon was a feature of the years developments were abundantly justified by1 f he veri table snowstorm of mergers In trade lines and to a still greater extent In manufacturing Industry Had Bright The year had Itsbright features Bomo the effects ot which may have their repercussion In the year to come Weather conditions alternately cloud ed and brightened the farmers posi tion with index of farm prices rising early because of crop uncer tainties altho declining again slightly In the autumn while the slump In cot ton prices In 1926 plus the Mississippi flood brot about a corrective reduc tion in the acreage of that great staple and caused a virtual doubling at its prlca In a rjerlod of 10 months Reflection of tills was had early Jn record of consumption of cotton while rayon and silk production were of re cqrd size and wooV consumption Then too the price of beef cattle rose to the highest point in seven years In fact something like a reversal of the conditions of 1026 was shown In that the agricultural producer rather than the Industrial operative leaped the best results of this Irregular year This IsHie plant of the Mason City Baking company as It appeared with the Christmas decorations of evergreens nnd hundreds of colored lights have attracted wide attention and hundreds of passersbyhave stopped to looU at the Christmas nttire of the bakery onSouth Delaware avenue Eckey Who Was of Des Moines Office of M C Finn Has New Job Harold B ffickey for the last three years manager the Des Moines oc flee of the First National company Mason City investment headed by Hanford MacNlder assist ant secretary war has joined the Cummins and Morrison company as secretarytreasurer He will begin Eckey is a native lawan and aft alumnus of Iowa State college He was four years with the Mason City company before taking charge of the Des Moines His affiliation with the Gumming and Morrison company completes the of that firin which was formed Nov 1 by the con solidation of two bond companies headed respectively by James A Cum mins nnd R W Morrison Morrison Is president of the Cummins and Mor rison company and Cummins Is vice president TO WATERLOO To Manage Enlarged Terri tory of Equitable Assur ance Society I Griffin district manager of the Equitable Life Assurance com pany of New York will leave Mon day with his family for Waterloo tvhere he will take over the district managership of an enlarged territory Mr Griffin continue to retain e branch office ln Mason City This office will he moved to the third floor of the Weir building Feb I Mr Grif fin will make frequent visits here as Cerro Gordo county will still be his territory Mr Griffin came to City In 1018 from and forvtwo years was in charge the real estate and Insurance department of the Central Trust company In he became local representative for the Equitable society and in 1925 he was promoted to district manager In the last six years he has personally writ ten a quarter million dollars worth of Insurance each year and In 1924 led the state with By his move to Waterloo Mr Grif fin says he will double tho volume Jn his district which qon counties Wlille a resident of Mason City Mr Griffin has fyecn active in varied activ ities He was president of the Mason City Ad club in 1024 and headed the Mason City Life Underwriters asso ciation In the year when a large meeting of insurance men and banker wag held was a director In the Chamoer of Commerce one year SUNDAY DINNER Dont Worry What to Take Dinner at SANBORNS RESTAURANT This Sunday 1 18 So Federal Mason City 35c and SOc Tinware Repairing Fred fiiagath has taken over1 the retlnning business of B B Higley Company on his own is competent to do soldering repairing and retlmilng of all kinds Bring your work to him at the Higley Co plant 409 S Federal Ave Walter J Walker life Insurance Advisor Hepresentlng MUTUAL LIFE INS CO NEW SOBK B A BWg Phone 706 Radiators Should Be Drained Often to Prevent Rust Much time and j money could te saved by motorists if they would drain or flush the radiators of their car twice a month automobile garagemen of Mason City among which are Elmer B Russell who op erates an auto repair shop The rust collected In the radiator comes from the motor thru which the water passes by collectingIn the radiator and causing the cooling eystem to function poorly Red Ball Transportation Co IB 2ND STREET S W PHONE 174 Busses to all points Courteous Help Phone us for schedule FOREST JACOBS Piano Tuner Tour piano should be tuned at least twice a year by a competent tuner 315 S Ga Ave rPIi 724I305L Randall Funeral Home ATE AMBULANCE Chas E Sntpps 104 Third Street N E Harvey B CALL 711 For expert watch and clock re pairing We guarantee our work ind the charges are always reas mablo L H MICHELS HA B State St DIA BAKERITE BREAD and FANCY PASTRIES 216 South Federal Phone 86 Al SAND AND GRAVEL FOR CONCHETE OR MORTAR WORK OF ANY KIND Delivered Anywhere Anytime Ideal Sand Gravel Cx Phone 551552 Plant N E of City RAY E PAULEY CO Successora to Metal Products Co SHEET METAL WARM AIR HEATING Plione W 425 South Federal Ave A Suggestion Where do we eat At the Park Inn where the meals are good Try the Coffee Shop Phone 252 USED CAR BARGAINS A GREAT SAVING Come In today and make selection Our Guarantee Is Ironclad North Iowa Motor Co 109 SOUTH DELAWARE PHONE 886 Means Perfect Acceleration Continent Petroleum Corp Successors to BLACKHAWK OIL CO Statlotts at 15th St nnd North Federal 600 First N W 606 South Federal 731 First Street 8 VV Waaluivgton lintl 2nd 8 V 320North Federal 826 East State Street Elmer L Russell Original Russell Repair Shop Personal Service On Any Make of 90c per hour J7th and Adams 8 W Phone 617J If You Want to Save Money Buy From 0 Greve 323 1st NatL Banli Bids MONEY Qulclt confidential loans on autos furniture and other security LEGAL BATES OF TOWN LOANS MADSl Ask About Our 20MontIi merit Plan G L PINE CO pen during noon ttour Tel 29S 202 M Bids Jobber of 1C So Federal Plione fl9B The first essential of our is to foster and maintain a spirit of good will to the public whom believing that courtesy is the first essential requisite and to be at all times honest and lair in our relations with natrons I Kinhart Transfer Storage Phone418 Phone 418 A Happy New Year KLIPTO LOOSE LEAF CO Next to Posloffice GEMENT Driveway Foundations Floor Cellar Work SIVERT RIVEDAL CEMENT CONTRACTOR 37 N Jaclfson Phona 1022J ENEWED ESTYLED EPAIRED Will Call For ncasonable Tricta KRUEGER FUR SHOP 03D Blh St S E tMIKM
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