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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa SIXTEEN MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE DECEMBER 14 1929 ALL AMERICAN WAR VETERANS TO BE UNDER ONE AGENCY HOOVER DESIRES CHANGE IN MODE OF SOLDIER CARE New Bill Will Allow More Efficiency Believe Its Sponsors By RADFORD E MOBLEY Staff Represeriaitive WASHINGTON Dec towa veterans of American wars and their dependents would be placedunder one administrative agency under a bill introduced in the house of representatives by Representative Williamsonof South Dakota is in line with the ex pressed wishes of President Hoover and there is little doubt some measure of the sort be passed during the session Not only would the work of the veterans bureau and the bureau of pensions be merged in a new branch to be called the United States Veterans bureau but the branch of the National Home for Disabled Soldiers at Leaveriworth and Danville ill would also go un tier that divialon Concerning his bill Mr William son said The consolidation of all veterans activitiesunder one he ad has been under consideration by the committee on expenditures in the executive departments for the past two years Thevpresent bill differs only in detail from previous The purpose of the measure is to effect important administra tive changes and economies use present structures and equipment to better advantage and equalize the service rendered to the veterans of all wars Tariff needs in brief Give my section the right to sougs your sec westRe view Community Christmas Program Is Arranged BRITT Dec community Christmas program of Brlttf will take place atthe school auditorium on Monday evening Dec 23 Sever al of the students of the high school will take part in the programs The individual churches will have their programs on Sunday evening Dec 22 Burt School Children to Receive Hot Lunch BURT Dec home eco nomics class will begin serving hot lunches to the school children next Monday Two hot dishes will he served the pupils bringing the rest of their lunch from home Chimney Sparks Are Cause of Fire in Sheffield Home SHEFFIELD rec caused by sparks from the chimney set the roof afire of J A Zimmer man home in the west part of town Friday evening about 5 oclock The fjremen werecalled but the family had succeeded in putting the fire out by the time the company ar rived tittle damage was done Algona Kiwanians Elect Officers for New Year ALGONA Dec Kiwanis club here has elected the following men to office for the coming J S Auner president H E Hist vice president A E Kresensky district trustee The directors are H M Smith Harry HolmesC A Momyer George Elbert Wilbur Barry H L McCorkle and H W Miller The complete emancipation of wonian will never be accomplished until some one invents a motorized Producer HERE AND THERE i r Miscellaneous Items From 100 GlobeGazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota TO WORK ON MAIL TRAIN WHITTEMORB Oscar Schatt Bchrietder ofthis place beginsWork Sunday morning as ahextra mall cterk He lias received his notification from the chief clerk at Dubuque He will work ontrains numbers 3 and 4 between Alsona and Dubuque until after the holidays TO VISIT IN GERMANY farewell party was given Mrs August Rother at her home north of Latimer Rother has left for Germany for an indefinite period where she will visit her moth er and other relatives CALLED TO LAURENS Rev Mr and Mrs Buckwalter and daughter Joan have been called to1 Laurens on count oE the serious Illness of the sister MANY STOCK SHIPMENTS shipments the past several days were Arthur Rath manone car of sheep Harold Holm gaard three carloads of Henry carload of cattle Harold Holmgaard accompanied his consign ment to Chicago SMALL BABY ISILL infant son of Mr and Mrs H H Griilke Is serious ly ill at the hospital in Hampton with complications setting in with whoop ingcough SCHEDULES YULE PROGRAM Lorerisv Christen sen who teaches In Hamilton dis trict number 4 will give a Christmas programWednesday at her school Lunch will be served VISITS IOWA RELATIVES Walsh arrived home Wednesday from May weed III where he had been In a government hospital for several weeks He left the next day for a visit with his sister Mrs Louis Page in Mason City TO PHESENT OPERETTA Fairy Conspiracy is the Christmas operetta to be given in the high school audi torium by the first second third and fourth gradesof the local school people of the community ATTEND TRACTOR SCHOOL LONE Charles Morris Oscar Earring Alton Pettit and Hans to Mason City to attend the Gibbs Caterpillar Trac tor school demonstration on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week i TO TAKE TREATMENT Roy BrowneHhas taken her sister Mrs IngaSchielber to wjll take treat ments for partial paralysis caupprt from sleeping sickness PURCHASE NEW HOME and Mrs Leo Stbk purchased the L O Stokky the cast part of town better known as the Van Note resi dence HAS LEG IN CAST few of thefriends of Mrs L M Faster met ather home Saturday to help her celebrate her birthday Mrs Faster has been laid up for the past twomonthswith a broken hipbut is gaining fast and expects tobe abe to have the casl removed in January LEAVES FORSPIRIT LAKE George Falken has left for Spirit Lake to visit in the home of her brother Leslie S Hil dreth until after tlie holdavs ATTENDS LUNCHEON PARTY M D Math er Mrs Ernest Roberts and Miss Lydla Henry members of the Nashua branch of the American Association of University women attendeda meet ing and a luncheon partyat Hotel Hilflreth at Charles City Mrs Mathei is chairman of tho publicity commit tee NETS 170 annualbazar ana supper of the Metliodlst undies aid so ciety was held Saturday In the church parlors The sum of 170v was re alized ALLISON SCHOOL TO ENTERTAIN Christmas program will be held at the county school Jackson number 4 on Dec 20 A one act playentitled Two of a win be presented by the young of THE USEFUL GIFT a brief word to husbands IF you but liad the magic power your Christmas gift this year would be and happiness That would he the greatest gift of all To someone near and dear you can bringim proved health witKa General Electric Refrigerator The aim of perfect refrigeration is to keep food always at a temperature below 50 degrees other wise bacteria thrive food which looks palatable becomes dangerous health suffers The General Electric Refrigerator keeps food constantly at a temperature well below 50 degrees The mechanism of the General Electric Refrigera tor is remarkably simple and efficient It is entirely enclosed in an hermetically sealed steel casing Every General Electric Refrigerator is hermetically sealei mounted on top of the cabinet thus allowing maximum food storage space inside Each General Electric Refrigerator has an accessible freezing regulator which makes it possible to speed up the freezing of a plentiful supply of ice cubes or special desserts whenever desirable The allsteel cabinet is sturdyas a safe warpproof and thoroughlysanitary And General Electric as any friend who owns one will tell you is quiet troublefree and guaran teed for service It contains every worthwhile im provement known to the art of refrigeration There are mw more than 350000 users and not one has spent a dollar for service or repairs See the various models today at our display rooms Buy if you wish on convenient time payments If yon like really good music tone in on the General Electric Hour broadcast every Saturday evening GENERAL TO HAVE OPERATION ROCK Slevertsen Is n the Mercy hospital at Mason City for an operation IS FROM FOREST CITY LTLE c Qiianer from Forest City is here visiting her daughter Mrs C C Mitchell and family TO REMAIN IN CORWITH John Becker and sons Wilbur and Clifford have for Rochelle 111 where they wfli make their new home MissFlorence whovclerks In the Quality Store will remain here for the present TO PRESENT PLAY MARBLE Juniors ot lie Marble Rock high school made with their play The Whole Towns Talking put on at loifse here Wednesday and Thurs dayeven ings PRESENT PLAY AT OTRANTO LlLE Junior cass of the high school preesnted tho play Nobody But Nancy at Otranto to a full house LEAVE FOR CALIFORNIA MARBLE and Mrs Mara Staudt have left for a couple of months visit in Caulfornla with Mr Staudts sister Mrs Myra Jones and family VISIT WITH PARENTS LTLE R O Anderson lias returned to her home in Fergus Falls Minn after having spent a few days visiting her parents Mr andl Mrs D EaJil RETURNS TO WEST Frank Skinner iosreturned from Big Horn and will spend the winter here amon his peopre VISITS WITH MOTHER Carl Schmidt oE Waterloo has been visiting at the lome of hermothcijMrs Will1 Jones vho is ill 1 IS SERIOUSLY ILL L S Forbes wife Dr Forbes of this city has been seriously III the past few days and under the care of her physician but REFRIGERATOR Peoples Gas Electric Company Calls Us For Better Appliances Phone 123 a improved at this Writing PRESENT COMIC OPERA Comes to Col gfe wasthe title of acomic opera n two acts presented by the glee lubs or the Cresco high school at the pera here Thursday evening nder direction oE Miss Harriet Covert dramatic coach of the Cresco Igh school GIVES VOICE RECITAL Eleanor Evans aughter oE Mr and Mrs Herbert Evans of Bonalr a graduate of the resco high school and now a student Iowa Stato Teachers college Cedar alls gavea voice recital Gilchrist chapel in 12 numbers of 16 best classics oE the day MUSICIANS FORM CLUB Muriel Luera music jass of several the oungeipupils musically in linedperfected sh organization Frl ay which is to be called The Youns Folks Music club Officers elected re President Betty Jane Odell vice resident June Cook secretary Mar ha Thomson and treasurer Allan hackleton STUDIES ARE PLANNED the annual meeting C theWomans Missionary soclSty of lie Congregational church hold at the ome of Mrs G A Plummer Mlsa lorence Howe gave the lesson on ho last chapter Of Friends in andj Miss Helen Thomas gave humorous reading The studies for ho now year will be From Jemsa om to Jerusalem by Helen Barrett Montgomery TOGIVE ENTERTAINMENT children oC the prl nary grades and the Treble Clef club oE the grade building Willgive a con cert Tuesday evening and avmattneo n the afternoon under the direction Of Miss Alice Maxwell music super visor The children Irom the primary grade will give In Toyland and the Treble Clef clubwill glvo the pay How Mozart Went to Court RADIO FIRM OPENS Crescent Radio Manu facturing company of Minneapolis has rented tho ICtngsbury building on Main street and Jan 1 will open radio and autoaccessory shop They are a new llrm and are planning to open IS chain stores and the one in Osage Is the first one chosen PARENTS OF DAUGHTER LONE 11 pound girl was born to Mr and Mrs F J ickson Wednesday They named her Margaret Ann MOVE CLOSE TO AMES and Mrs Leo Car penter are to leave early next weel for a new home seven miles fron Iowa State college on a163 acre farm The Carpenters have lived here th past four years on the Sprole farm west of town Mr and Mps Carpen ter srrew up at Boone near thel new home ANNUAL MEETING PLANNED annual meetlni of the N L Ladles aid will bo heli at the Jensen building Dec 20 Host essesare Mrs Sever Lee and Mrs Gustave Lee RETURNS TO WORK Florence Frlsble Is nsain working in the Hancock ty abstract office following a few months spent at home with her moth er Mrs Mitchell FALLS Otf ICY WALK Winkle son of Mr and Mrs FranK Winkle fell on tlin Icy sidewalk Wednesday evening and was taken to tho hospital whllo un conscious He is in n serious condi tion ARRIVE IN SOUTH has been re celved from A M Holroyd saying the party arrived safely at Pasadena Cal also T A Barnes arrived in La Faria Texas where theso fam ilies will spend tho winter VISITS IN THORNTON Moprhead of Sutherland is visiting relatives here Mr and Mrs J R Berkshire and Mrs Sadie Collins and family KETURN TO GARNER and Mrs C E Barnes and Miss Mae Ferlnmn have returned from BuffaloCenter where on Wednesday they attended the fun eral otD L Arkrlght 3fi Miss Ferl man had been Mr Arkrlghts nurse thepast three weeks IS IMPROVING Eli Wlllhite who fell and broke her collarbone and also Injured her head Is improving IS BRANCH MANAGER L Mooio of Burt in tlio new branch manager for the MonaMotor Oil company In Asona MEMORIAL IN BLACK HILLS ANNUALKOSSUTH DECLAMS STAGED Lone Rock Students Are Heavy Winners Over County HURT Dec of the two uhior high school declamatory con ests held in the south half of Kos suth county Thursday evening was held in the Burt school The other was held at Titonka The four schools taking part in the two con ests were Titonka Lone Rock Burt and Wesley In the contest here two Burt pupils won first Patterson in the dramatic and Der rald Riddle in the humorous class At Titonka Burt also got two firsts Schroeder winning first In the humorous class and Elinor E1 ston in the dramatic Lone Rock won the cup in both contests In the contesthere Lone Rock received one first and two seconds Wesley one second and two fourths Titonka three thirds while Burfc receivedtwo firsts and one fourth Associated Press Plioto 3It Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota where the na tional memorial as designed by Gutzon Borglum is being carved on the granite surface When completed the huge sculpture will contain the figures of Waalungton Jefferson Lincoln and Roosevelt J M Cuppey of Council Bluffs has been in Algona this veck working vith Mr Moore in the organization of the branch here i TO ATTEND FUNERAL Bethko oC Minne apolis Is here to bo in attendance at he funeral of her brotherinlaw Emil VISIT IN GARNER Anna Shipley and laughter Mrs Elsie Miller and AIHe Shipley of visited tho Bye Richards family Friday ARE PARENTS OF SON and Mrs 31 R Nicholson are tho parents a son iorn Dec 13 Mrs Nicholson was ormerly Miss Madeline Finch sev nth and eighth grade teacher here ast year Her mother Mrs T V inch of Rudd is caring for her and jaby IS CRITICALLY ILL Jante 20 eldest on of Mr and Mrs Albert Jante is n a serious condition afa Mason City ospital Following an operation for pponflicltis peritonitis set in Tho amily live on a farm north of here GOES TO MISSOURI Ball 1ms left lor Laredo Mo where he will spend ome at the homoof his par nts Mr and Mrs William BallJ Hampton Man Accepts Des Momes Position HAMPTON Dec W Anderson who for the past two rears has been manager of the St 31air clothingcompany here has severed his connection with the firm and will retire from the clothing msiness on Jan 1 plans to gu o Des Moines where he has a posl ion with the Frigidaire company E L Butler assistant manager of the store for the past year has been named as the new man acre r LAKE MILLS TO VOTE ON LIGHTS Mass Meeting to Be Held on Monday Speaker Is Secured LAKE MILLS Dec bers of the town colmcil have pro cured a speaker to discuss the elec tric light question at the city hall next Monday night Lake Mills is to vote on a municipal light plant Wednesday and the meeting Mon day night is to enlighten the people on the subject At the present time the city is furnished with light and power by the Interstate Power com Waldorf President fc in Minneapolis Seeks Favor of School Board FOREST CITY Dec dent C M Granskou of Waldorf college has left for Minneapolis to interview the board of education of the Norwegian Lutheran church of America in regards to the Waldorf which is contem plated to start next spring with Howard Beaver of Ward Wells Drcshman endowment managers of New York City as supervisor The Rev Mr Granskou is expecting the endorsement oC the board of educa tion of the general church body TO SPEND WINTER and Mrs Wjll Ammorntan started Cor Siloam Springs Ark where they to spend tho Local Estate Taxes Will Boost States Collection Records DES MOINES Dec 14 inheritance tax division of the state treasury department with heavy revenue expectancies for December should close the current year with an excellent record of revenue pro ducing An average monthly inheritance tax collection has been about 580 000 Thus far this month 527047 of the normal monthly revenue came from the Smith estate at Ciinton basedjon an estate a million dollars Among the expectancies for De cember are probably collections from the McNider estate of Mason City and the Turner estate of Com ing each of which are expected to produce income tax far in excess of that produced by the Smith estate since the value of the estates each run more than a million dollars Burt Lumberman Found Unconscious on Ice in Front Yard Improves BURT Dec O P McDonald Burt lumber dealer fell on the walk leading to his home Thursday eve ning striking his head The blow on his head caused him to lose con sciousness but his groans were was passing The latter called help find got him into his house but he did not recover consciousness for several hours No bones were brok en and except for bruises and cuts on his head and face he received no serious injury To Study First Aid CRBSCO Dec Scout troops of Cresco are progressing and troop 62 under Scoutmaster George McCuistion are holding periodical meetings to discuss and present various phases of the scout work This month is dealing partic ularly with first aid work STERLING STANDS FOR QUALITY Attend Our Great Sale of Mens DRESS SHIRTS Basement fare Asst Boxed CHRISTMAS CARDS 1Z 5o Cards A value Basement Employers Year after year the question of employees gifts come up and year after year this prob lem is being solved in a greater way with Sterling Gift Cerifi cates Sterling Gift Certificates are preferable in many ways First they are not looked upon as a part of a salary but are distinctively classified as a gift Second they provide a means where by your employee may select that gift that they need and desire most thereby assur ing you of their appre ciation Third They are so beautifully put up that they n themselves present a moat attrac tive gift I If you will provide us with a list of your em ployecs nnd the amount to bo given wo will do the rest and deliver certi ficates to you rendy for presentation Only a few days left and the Christmas sales program of this year continues with values greater than ever Come every day and benefit as new merchandise Is released Mondays Big Special HICKORY RUBBER APRONS Allovei aprons combinations elaborate afternoon aprons etc A wonderful gift Item at a more wonderful price COMB DOWN SATURDAY NIGHT AND BUY YOUR CHRISTMAS AND MIRACLES AT
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