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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 9, 1929, Mason City, Iowa DECEMBER 9 Kathryn McGowan Editor Office Phone No 239 Lee DeWiggins Manager Residence Phone No 67 FARMER DIES IN CLEAR LAKE LOCALS M C HOSPITAL Henry Aspe Pneumonia Vic tim Succumbs After f Serious Illness A CLEAR LAKE Dec H Aspe farmer residing near Clear Lakedied at a hospttal in Mason at 7 oclock this morning Death was caused by pneumonia irom which he had been suffering for some time He was taken to the hospital Saturday evening for treat ment The body was brot to Wards funeral home Funeral arrangements will be completed Monday afternoon Mrs Aspe and two children have also been suffering from severe colds for more than a week Opening Cage Game With Lake Mills Five to Be Played There CLEARLAKE Dec to the lack of floor space and insuffi cient playing facilities of the high school gymnasium the opening game of the season to be played with the Lake Mills quintet has been changed to Lake Mills accord ing to an announcement made by school officials this morning It was impossible to procure the Mason City gym as in past seasons as the Mohawk cagers were playingtheir opening game at home It is ex pected a large following of local cage fans will make the trip to Lake Mills Friday evening if weather con ditions are favorable TEVOR TO BE HEARD I3AGLE Cappelli noted ItalianAmerican ipnor be heard at the Mgh school auditorium on the eveningof Dec 10 under the uusplces the Methodist church This will be his second appearance here 1ARK THEATER Clear Lake TONIGHT An AllTalking Picture COLLEGE COQUETTE Also Our Gang Talking Comedy X n ring but when I T saw the beautiful Had I had to have another G W Kichardson oneof Clear Lake s Civil war veterans left Sun day for Seattle Wash where he will visit with his daughter Holiday Spoclal Kocneman Beauty Shop 3 in Barter Shampoo Finger wave or Marce and Belanco Mask 5150 Week of Dec 8 only VV C VanHorn Springfield arrived this morning having bee called here by the death of hi mother Mrs Louisa Billings buggy In goo condition Phone 369 Mrs J B Patterson returned Sat urday afternoon from Omaha Nebr where she has spent five weeks wit friends and relatives Lynn Campbell owner of Camp bells Cash grocery spent the week end with his brother Leslie Camp bell at Hampton Christmas Stories Are Related to 40 Kiddies CLEAR LAKE Dec children attended the second in series of story telling hours spon sored by the ParentTeachers asso elation at the library Saturdaj morning Christmas stories were re lated by Mrs Melville Hughes Britt Forest City Lake Congo Clubs Hear Lecture by A L Rule CLEAR LAKE Dec A L Rule Mason City gave an in teresting and instructive illustrates lecture on the national parks at a union meeting of Congo club mem bers at the Congregational church Sunday evening More than 75 young folks from Forest City anc Britt joined with the local group rrthe meeting Refreshments wer served Mrs Rule was also a gues at the meeting lomplete Plans for Methodist Supper CLEAR LAKE Dec jlans and preparations for the an nual bazar and chicken supper sponsored by the Ladies Aid society of the Methodist church were get ing under way today The event will be held Tuesday afternoon anc evening In the church parlors Fancy work aprons home made candy anc numerous other articles will be on sale thruout the afternoon hours while the supper will be served from oclock on GREAT In order to continue our plan and policy to give to the people of Mason City and Cerro Gordo county the best possible service and high quality merchandise we wish to announce that we have unloaded and are prepared to supply you with the Original Great Heart Coal LOW IN ASH AND HIGH IN HEAT UNITS Call phone number 3838 for a trial load of this great coal K it not do what we claim for it we will take it back without any expense to you FULLERTON LUMBER co rtft 15 FOURTH STREET SOUTHWEST Formerly Nye Jenks Grain Company BILLINGS RITES ON WEDNESDAY Funeral Services for Mrs Louisa Billings at Meth odist Church CLEAR LAKE Dec Louisa Billings 77 long time resi dent of this community who diet Saturday will be buried in the Clea Lake cemetery Wednesday after noon following funeral rites at th Methodist church The Rev J R Tumbleson will conduct the service at 2 o clock Mrs Billings death occurreda D Mrs Tom Callanan South Third street where she hac made her home for some time Shi had been in failing health and was being caredfor by her daughter Mrs Barlow Those who survive her are tare daughters Mrs James Barlow am Mrs Tom Barlow of near Clea Lake Mrs A R Hulbert Oakland Cal and two sons Rolland Billings Ventura and W C VanHorn ol Springfield HI and a sister 3atter arrived this morning while Mrs Hulbert is expected Tues day morning SUTHHOLfWEDS ALFRED ZIRBEL 40 Friends and Relative Witness Home Wedding of Lake Girl CLEAR1 LAKE Dec Sat urday evening a group of 40 rela tives and intimate friends met at he R H Holt home just north of town to witness the marriage of MISS Ruth Holt to Alfred Zirbel at G o clock Miss Frances Putnam at he piano sang Side by Side as the couple took their place Mrs illiam Harrington a sister of the The brides pastor the Rev Milne or the Congregational church spoke the few impressive words that united the couple The bride is the daughter of R H Holt and was born and grew to young womanhood here She was graduated from the ClearLake schools in June 1928 and since then has kept house for her father Alfred Zirbel is the son of Mr and Mrs Herman Zirbel living 10 miles southeast of Mason City Until Jan 1 Mr and Mrs Zirbe will be at the Holt home when they move to the Zirbel farm which has rented B U L D N G MORTGAGE LOANS WANTED The Mason City Building and Loan association have funds available for some good small first mortgage loans If you are desirous of a loan call the undersigned Mason City Building and Loan Association 47 Scare ol to tLictga DIRECTORS Clough R F Beck J W Sale A R Dr s AMarhley J E B tt H Glass Remley Webster Ben Garvey J F Bagley WG C Mason Dr Clark E W Steinberg H J LOAN Complete Vitaphone Improvement at Park CLEAR LAKE Dec B 5tutenroth eastern sound engineer ms returned to his companys head quarters at Des Moines after com pleting extensive improvements on he vitaphone equipment at the ark theater The work was held ip several days due to the fact that ome important equipment did net rrive Among the improvements lade was moving the generator Tom the operating booth to the jasement and changing of the creen and loud speakers PLAN GRAB BAG CLEAR LAKE Dec of officers and appointment of com mittees for the year of 1930 will feature at the business meeting of Modern Homemakers 4H club mem bers who will meet Saturday at the home of Miss Martha Brucher After the program the annual Christmas grab bag will be held Several new members will be taken in at the December meeting Sister of Lake Man Demonstrates Writing Method in Local School CLEAR LAKE Dec Doris Van Koenel a representative of the Educational Publishers com pany of Chicago and a sister of C A Holley Phillips apartments met with the various grade teachers of both the Main and Lincoln build ings today and demonstrated the economy writing method used in the schools here Mrs Van Koenel came to Clear Lake from Carroll where she was engaged in similar work Mr Holley had not seen his sister for a number of years TO INITIATE CANDIDATES CLEAR LAKE Dec Two can didates will be initiated into the Re bekah lodge at the regular meeting Tuesday evening Refreshments will be served MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Lehigh Cement Firm Has Exhibit in Bank MRS POLANSKY 48 SUCCUMBS Had Become Suddenly 111 a Bazar Funeral to Be Held Tuesday Mrs James Polausky 48 63 Maryland avznue southeast died a 7 oclock Sunday morning at he home She became suddenly ill las Wednesday evening while at a schoo bazar and was taken home in nn ambulance Her condition becam more serious and Svinday morning she died of cerebral hemorrhage Funeral services will be held a St Josephs Catholic church at oclock Tuesday morning the Rev Dean P S OConnor officiating Burial will be in St Josephs ceme tery The body was removed from the Meyer funeral home Sunday aft ernoon to the homewhere it wil lie m state until time for the fu neral Rosary will be said at 8 o clock Monday evening Polansky was born Feb 15 1S81 at Spillville Twentyelgh years ago she moved to Mason City where she had since resided She was married July 2J 1B05 at Spille She is survived by her husband one son Paul and three daughters Lydia Helen and Marcella all a home Her mother Mrs John Pa schusta Spillville is also living Two brothers Edward Paschusta cedar Rapids and Frank and Lewis Paschusta Spillville and three sisters Mrs John Polansky Mrs Edward Kapinos and Miss Tonia Paschusta all of Spillville also survive her 3 HURT AS CAR GOES DOWN BANK Auto Slides Into Creek as Driver Turns Out to Pass Other Car Three persons were injured when a Ford touring car went off the em bankment on Twentyfifth street opposite the offices of the Lehigh I ortland Cement company Sunday night The car slid down the bank which is about 10 feet high Into a small creek Adolph Chavez who lives at the corner of Sixteenth street and Dela ware avenue northeast received an njurcd hand lus wifes legwas seriously bruised and another wom an who was riding with them was also injured Some children who vere iu the car were slightly bruised The car was badly dam aged Tho accident occurred according to the driver when he turned out to permit a car coming from the op Josite direction to pass His auto then slipped down the side Mr Chivez works at the Jacob E Deck 1 and Sons packing plant Observation of the results of this accident brot Peter Karamitros choo bus driver into the Globe Sazette office Monday morning to urge that steps be taken to re move the road hazard responsible or it Ive been trying for 12 years o said to have a substantial ca le fence placed alongthe embank ment to keep vehicles from slipping ver the edge as this car did Llke vise Ive protested against the dan er connected with passing under he viaduct nearby It has a center lllar and leaves a clearance of only few inches for my big school bus Ve carry about 40 boys and girls o the load and I have felt that very precaution ought to be taken or their safety What if it had been he big bus loaded with children n stead of the ordinary automobile hat toppled over that bank KETURNS TO OFFICE City Manager P F Hopkins re urned to his office in the city hall fter being confined to his home with illness SOCIAL CALENDAR Ladies Aid ba zar and supper Rebekahsto initiate candidates at regular meeting club meeting Congregational Aid meeting Elec tion of officers Verity lodge No 250 to elect offi cers club meeting at I O O F hall CITY BRIEFS Birth certificates linvc been filed for Mary Louise daughter of Mr and Mrs William Peclelty Tyler 314 i North Georgia avenue bora Nov 15 Donald Burton son of Mr and Mrs Frank Kopache 542 Fif teenth street southeast born Nov 18 Donald Eugene son of Mr and Mrs Walter Herzog S19 South Van Buren avenue born Nov 21 Anne daughter of Mr and Mrs Mike vuhasek South Bend Inei ami Dale Wayne daughter of Mr ana Mrs Wayne Radcliff R F D No C born Nov 13 The Rev W L Dibble will ad dress the Des Moines Kiwania club Wednesday noon F B A Kirtsen 110 North Jeffei son avenue reported to police that his car had sideswiped the curbing at First street northwest and Mou roc avenue when he attempted lo dodge another car at Saturday afternoon Two tirca on his car were blown out Raymond Stockivell 070 Ninth street southeast put up a 52 bond and signed a waiver for iraproner parking Saturday afternoon Union Memorial Church to Raise Money With Supper Members of the Union Memorial church hope to obtain financial as sistance to carry on the work of the institution with a chicken pie sup per to he held at the church Wed nesday evening Officers of the church state the funds are needed for various departments of the in stitution The exhibit space in the First Ifa tional bank will be given over tni week to the Lehigh Portland Ce mcnt company which has a nea arrangement of sacks of cement posters and building blocks The ex hibit as those of other Mason City industries shown in the past week is attracting considerable attention on the part of bank patrons COASTlJADVICE GIVEN BY CHIEF Children Urged Not to Slide on Streets or Tie Sleds to Cars At this time of the year when tb first coasting is available to chll dren who flock on the streets on sleds all persons are urged to bo especially vigilant for the safetj of the children Already local policy have noticed large numbers of chil dren slidingon the streets The first impulse of ctiild seeing conditions favorable for coasting is to go out and slide without regarc for hij own safety the chief points out The duty then rests with per sons with mature judgment to pre vent accidents v Police have Noticed instances of persons pulling children on sleds be hind cars There are many grave hazards connected with this prac tice the chief states Should the car be forced in traffic lo stop sud denly the children on the sleds wil then smash into the rear of the car with impact sufficient to cause seri ous injury At intersections the practice of pullingchildren on sleds is danger ous Drivers of other cars will fol low directly after autos which have sleds attached not suspecting that the lives of children will be endan gered The attention of motorists Is called by the chief to the fact that regardless of the watchfulness of parents and police some children will be onthe streets sliding Street conditions make the stopping of a car difficult unless traveling at a low rate of speed Hearing on Extension of Bus Lines to Spencer Before Commission Tuesday B J Drummond traffic commis sioner of the Red Ball Transporta tion company and Don Brewer will appear at a hearing before Ihe state railroad commission at Spen er Tuesday where the application if the local bus company for an exi tension from Algona to Spencer wil be taken up Questionnaires Should Be Mailed to College Questionnaires from Iowa State college at Ames inclosed with the lotices of the automobile licenses from the office of the county treas irer should bo sent direct to ad dress on the card and not be brot to he courthouse it was stated Mon day by L L Raymond automobile clerk We have nothing to do with the questionnaire and merely accommo dated the college by putting them nto the mail to a representative group of car owners said Mr Ray nond It is impossible us to lelp fill them out or oinerwtse mnrtle them JF YOU HAD A N6CK AS IOMO AS THIS FEltOW AND HAD ALL THE WAY DOWN SHOULD QUICKLY H El I EVE IT l Hipltil 3Ulr00 AtL DRUGGISTS METHODIST LADIES AID and Chicken Pio I End Your 1 I I I I 1 1 1 1 SUPPER Will Bo Held At The METHOmST CHURCH TUESDAY DEC 10 Afternoon and Evening Start Serving1 lit n in Christmas articles and fnncy worU for dale Public invited Christmas NOW I i I tics Colorful Tome bring lasting enjoyment to all your family Model 92 above Less Tubes With Tubes Model 91 above 11600 Less Tubes With Tubes M S3 a ADIO M AKE this the Christmas of a Lifetime I Give to every member of your household the yearround pleas ure of the particular hind of music and entertainment each likes best Give a Majestic Bring into your home all of the foremost entertainers on the air in the lifelike realism of MAJESTICS COLORFUL TONE i i P in tonight tomorrow and end youiChristmas shopping right there Hear Majestica gor geous tone on nearby stations on faraway stations at maximum volume clear round the dial And learn how easily you can own a Majestic and scarcely feel the expense through our paywithyouiMightbillplan No Interest No Carrying Charge FREE DEMONSTRATION Right In Your Own Home Act the last minute 1 Christmas Resh I Peoples Gas Electric Company I FOR BETTER APPLIANCES
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