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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 26, 1929, Mason City, Iowa BACTERIOLOGISTS TO HOLD MEETING National Meeting Will Be Held at Iowa State MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE AMES Deo 26 Society bf American Bacteriologists wil meet for the first time west of the Mississippi river when practicing bacteriologists from al parts of the country conveneat Iowa State college for the thlrty firafc annual meetingon Dec 30 31 Jan 1 The program of this years meet ing according to Dr G H Work man professor of bacteriology at Xlaste yJaafyvmt YOULL OTHERS IS MACARONISPAGHETTr ttONOIS Aw Furnace Lump per ton PBEBHER 60 HA i JoUU per ton Better Dls grade Wolf Bros Coal Co Phone 1148 Iowa State college who is heading the committee on arrangements into sections on gen eral bacteriology Immunology and comparative pathology Papers on various phases subjects will be read by eminent scientists inthe field of work under consider ation and discussions of the inatei rial contained will follow One of the most Interesting parts pf the meeting will be the sympos ium on recent advances made in the study of virus diseases and the ap plication ofresults to man accord ing to Dr Werkman This part of the meeting will be in Joint session with Phylopathological Society of America Double Anniversary Is Celebrated by Members of Clarksville Family CLARKSVILLB Dec fortythird wedding anniversary of Mr and Mrs James Chesnut and the ninth wedding anniversary of their daughter Mrs Ives Shepard and husband was observed by a sur prise party at the parental home All children and grandchildren were present making a companv of 20 The guests were the Sam and Ed Chesnut and Vern Van Slvke families of ClarksYine the Homer Roe family of Plainfield and the Ives Shepard family of Waverly Golden Wedding Observed by Aged Clarksville Pair CLARKSVILLE Dec yziva relatives and neighbors of Mr and Mrs A J Miller surprised them on their fiftieth wedding an niversary An open house reception was held and many called to con gratulate them 38 AMES MEN TO MAKE SPEECHES Dr O R Sweeny to Tell of Development of Corn stalk Work AMES Dec 26 eight faculty members of Iowa State college representing elghtSe partments of college work will read papers at the meetingof the erican Association for the Advance ment ofScience to be held In Des Moines from Dee 28 to Jan 1 The topics to be considered ranee from The Chemical Useof Agri cultural Wastes which will be treated by Dr O R Sweeney head of the chemical engineering depart ment to the activities of protozoa m the stomachs of sheep which is to be the subject of Dr B R Deck er professor of zoology Supplementing Dr Sweeneys paper Prof j B Davidson and Prof B V Collins of the agricul tural engineering department will read papers dealing withthe col lection of agricultural waste mate rial for the chemist Other interest ing topics consider the collection of nectar by honey bees new Jn sects pests affecting ana the measurement of vitamins by methods of radiation Scouts Build Cabin CLARION Dec Boy Scouts of Goldfield are erectinga og cabin in the city park on the bank of the Iowa river The park committee has donated the trees and the work will be completed inder the direction of Rupert Grif AUTHOR OF NEW SERIAL After Christmas Reductions Brings These i Wonderful COAT V A L U E S eMivsstock of winter coats has been reduced for quick selling Thoseof you who have been wanting to purchase a winter coat at lower should take advantage of this opportunity Be Here Early COAT YALUES UP TO The coats are new tailored of fine fabrics and furs and the prices are at a low er level than at any time during this season This Group of WINTER COATS VALUES UP TO Plain or fur trim med Broadcloths and others We believe this group offers values that have not beenequalled this season The coats are decidedly fur trimmed and tailored models The fabrics are furs dependable and the styles are the very last word in fashion Blacks and smart shades sizes 14 to 44 DeparimeriteStores UTH CROSS author of A Question of Honor whicl appear in the GlobeGazette beginning Monday Dec 30 has won local fame for her hobbies as well as nationa in literature The Golden Cocoon The Unknown Goddess and popu lar magazine articles have achieved distinction for her but in southwest era Connecticut where she lives she is equally well known for the beauty of her home and garden and the excellence of her cooking and baking Pies Win Prizes Miss Cross home is on a farm near Winsted Conn in the Berk shires where her flowergarden is regarded as one of the showplaces ofthe county Jellies cakes pies andflowers from the farm are always items of major interest at the annual fair at Riverton Conn and have carried off many prizes and trophies for the writer of Winsted Member of Phi Beta Kappa Miss Cross who is a natiye of Texas was graduated from the Uni versity of Texas at Austin ith Phi Beta Kappa honors She began short stories and articles for leading magazines A Little Souvenir a vaudeville sketchplayed on an important cir cuit for many months In addition to her dual career in literature and home makmg Miss Cross takes an active interest in womens clubs and society of her community INSURANCE HEAD ISSUES WARNING Says Stock Market Is No Place for Firms to Invest DES MOINES Dec 26 Yenter commissioner of insurance for lowaiis not in accord with some of the eastern insurance executives who permit all insurance companies to enter the stock mar ket for Investment purposes Funds of life insurance compan ies Mr Yenter declares cbnstitutc a trust too sacred for investment in common stocks or in any security surrounded by the slightest hazard Since the recent stock market crash a number of officials and in surance executives have given con sideration to possible changes in state laws to permit life companies to invest their funds in common stocks These companies it is ar gued should have the privilege of buying in on substantial stocks when they may be obtained at low prices and profiting along with other investors on the subsequent readjustment of prices Only fire casualty marine and similar companies now have that investment privilege Albert C Con way superintendent of insurance of iTSTew York is the chief exponent of laws broadeningthe life insurance investment field He has announced he would ask the New York legisla ture to permit common stock in vestments by New York companies Measles Epidemic Cause of Trouble With Holiday Programs in Marble Rock MARBLE ROCK Dee are many cases of measles here The three Sunday schools are hav ing a serious time putting on their Christmas programs making it al most impossible to carry out their plans Virginia Books Kentucky CHARLOTTESVILLE Va Dec 25 a lapse of 27 years Virginia and Kentucky will resume football competition in 1930 COAL MONARCH JYA Big Lump Chunks ABC Special 1 SemiAnthracite LINDY CA Lump I PHONE 2878 ABC COAL SYSTEM 610 2nd N CERRO GORDO IS AMONG COUNTIES INCREASING TAX 51 Counties in State to Levy Additional tax in 1930 DES MOINES Dec 26 than in emergency or de ficiency tax levies will be collected next year by Iowa counties which have found the regular six mill gen eral fund levy insufficient to meet their needs Oscar Anderson budget director disclosed today Fiftyone the 99 counties have obtained authorization from the budget director to collect this addi tional tax having made a satisfac tory showing that their require ments were on an emergency or de ficiency nature Gordo will add one mill Laws Are Broadened In addition to these county levies 50 cities and towns will collect fibout and five school dis tricts will levy for emergeu cy purposes The large number of special lev ies is attributed by Director Ander son to the roadening of the law re garding such taxes by the last leg islature and the desire of the coun ty and city officials to balance their budgets many of which had been carrying deficits from one year to the next Transfer of money from one fund to another was the popu lar method of making up deficien cies until the assembly last winter authorized special tax levies forde ficiencies as well as for emergen cies Trend Is Downward In each case the circumstances have been carefully studied by the budget department before authori zation was granted and in numer ous instances the department has collaborated in working out a com plete law financing or budget pro gram which will square accounts and put the counties on a better fi nancial footing Disturbed road financing pro grams incident to the readjustment of county road affairs under the new secondary highway act are re sponsible for most of the larger county levies Other causes are de ficiencies bridge funds arising from floods a gradual downward trend in valuations in numerous counties unforseen deficiencies in general funds and poor funds and increased county administration costs Minnesota State Fair Board to Meet Jan 15 ST PAUL Dec 26 an nual meeting of the Minnesota State Agricultural society which sponsors the state fair willopen here Jan 15 with Its members from every sec tion of the state to attend Election of officers reports of its accomplishments during the past year and discussion of the program for the 1930 exposition will be un dertaken On Jan 16 the annual meeting of the Minnesota Federa apn of County Fairs will meet at Jst Paul with a banquet in the eve ning DECEMBER 26 S am K Humboldt Woman Wins in National Contest HUMBOLDT Dec 26Mrs S J Sherman here was one of 43 lowans to receive a prize in the nation wide essay contest on food preserva tion sponsored by the National Food Preservation council About 50 000 contestants thruout the country Submitted essays of not more than 400 words on the topic 50 Degrees is the Danger Point Mrs Sherman won a cash prize and hon orable mention Count Tolstoy to Speak in Minnesota on Feb 21 DULUTH Dec 26 Hva Tolstoy son or Leo Tolstoy noted Russian author and philoso pher wiH be in Duluth on Feb 21 to address an open forum luncheon to be given by the local Chamber of Commerce Count Tolstoy is touring America on the 100th anniversary of his father who died in 1910 He will speak on the results of the Bolshevist revolution in Russia 11 yeaia ago Workmen Fall From Perch on Side of Farm Building HUMBOLDT Dec en gaged in shingling at the H O Heggen farm in the vicin ity of Reriwlck Tjern Tjersen Bud OLDEST POSTMASTER For 38 years Richard Hagel Gypsum Ohio hasTreen a post master and he is said to ba the oldest In the United States from point of service He first was appointed in 1884 by Pres ident Chester A Arthur Tjelle fell to the ground when the scaffold on which they were stand ing collapses Thompson received broken shoulder bodes his compan Heggen O B Thompson and Tjern I ions escaped with severe bruises RITES HELD FOR PIONEER WOMAN Caroline Norman 91 Dies at Daughters Home in Clarksvilie CLARKSVILLB Dec eral services were held here Codajf for Mrs Caroline Nordman who died at the home of her daughter Mrs Henry Buckholz Dec 23 J Mrs Nordman was born in Get many on Aug 8 1838 and when a young woman came to America She was 91 years three monthsand 29 days of age The services were held Jn the Evangelical church conducted by Rev A W Satory and burial was in Lynwood cemetery She is survived by her daughters Mrs Henry Buckholz Mrs Caroline Sinram her sons Fred Gottlieb and Ernest of Clarksville and Carl of Waverly Will of Minnesota and George of Hinsdale El D A B Offers Medal HUMBOLDT Dee the year 1922 the local members of ttie D A R have awarded a medaleach year to the outstanding student in American history the gift being presented during the annual com mencement program This year the organization is offering a gold coin in place of the medal IF YOU WISH TO BE WELL DRESSED AT SMALL COST i Attend January Apparel SALE Now In Progress inery at Sharp Reductions We Satisfy Men and women both come to us for care of their eyes The practical business man and the exacting woman are equally satisfied with 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