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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 1, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                i i Mason City f Tews on This Page JANUARY 1 mm 1931 asoii Citys jjNew Years Night dance at ly Lew Gogertys ninepiece jrtra will supply the music by Drum and Bugle Monthly meeting and of U C T at P G E t xium meeting of North area Boy Scout council at Han ford m Here In Jason City 30 to the Little Inn Cafe 30c dinners Frank Meyers inuary 5 Hamilton College lOlty Iowa vfill open the er term New classes will ized and it will be an ex a ime for students to enter 1 New Years dinner tur ken or duck Cerro Gordo ihoppe Factory Sale of Fur wholesale 5 d Mrs 13 Long 233 eet northwest have re V from a several day visit ir son Draper who is at j Rush Medical college at 4your car for winter with Warehouse Corp Ph 3900 id Mrs E J Veako and jyave moved from their home rUEast State street and are the winter in the home of Second Section New Years Edition Y Jvl AND Y W CONFERENCE OPENS D Keeler mtheast 303 Second Vf id Mrs Moe L Robinson iinil zer of Ft Dodge spent i lay and Thursday in Mason relatives and friends nornd Mrs Louis Walter G30 Jan Washington avenue returned lay evening from a trip to SHOWN ITY SCHOOLS ment in JuniorHigh studentshave I in Mason City public the fall according to vjw igure represents an of theW297 students over last enrollment was 4 college has shown an 146 students to 163 the grade schools 14ery eft1 gain of 249 The high rreat tnXv a loss of 24 students 3811 students are re flies and v 28 this a reports uay tut in Novem year was toj it Summoned ii for 2 Minor Fires psychial partment was called science reet decorations on Enquirer avenue between First treets became shorted afternoon belonging to F E fire in front of 19 northeast at Ling A cushion that an American on saying Yes in ill at he marriage rjTfJiJs is hard to believe 11 fo id Yeah or O K And For Rent Arrange for Your Fall Sale 122124 North apartment s all mod te with fixtures month For S A7 STUDENTS FROM TWO STATES IN 4DAY MEETING New Frontiers of Spirit General Topic of Gathering Delegates from Minnesota and Iowa started arriving Thursday morning for the four day conference of college and university Y M C A and Y W C A members The under theaus pices of the students of Iowa Statt college at Ames Sessions will be held at the Y M C A here The leading speakers are Prof Glenn Clark of Macalester college St Paul and Miss Vivian Combacker of St Paul Attention has been called to the fact that the meetings are free to Mason City residents altho the reg istration fee for delegates is 53 Mason City residents however have been asked to cooperate with the Y MC A and Y W C A in pro viding housing for the delegates New Frontiers Theme The general theme of the confer ence is New Frontiers the Spirit The opening session was scheduled for 8 oclock Thursday night with a getacquainted social and an address by Professor Clark In the conference Professor Clark will talk on such subjects as How to Make Our Spiritual Advances Parallel Our Wonderful Material Advance in This Century New Frontiers of the Spirit Voice of Youth in Behalf of the Spirit in a materialistic Age Creative Pray er and The Art of Prayer I Plan Mass Meeting Amtmg the features of the confer ence is a high school party Satur day evening The sessions will cul minate with the appearance of the delegates on the churches Sunday morning and a union mass meeting nt 3 oclock Sunday afternoon which wjll be addressed by Professor Clark Conference members will lead young ptoplea societies and church services Sunday night is the detailed program for Friday Saturday anj Sunday Friday Jan a in devo tional period with Miss Comeback cess 11 discussion hour 130 to p m Professor Clark discus sion period to 5 interview op portunities with Professor Clark committee meetings study and rec reation to discussion Pro fessor Clarlt Miss Combackir recollections of the days visions Saturday Jan 3 a nvmorning devotions to Professor Clark recess 10 to 11 discussion and forum 11 to 12 Sunday progarm committees 1 to 2 p m committee reports to the conference to boys and girls group under the leader ship of the confeernca members high school party under con ference leadership Sunday Jan 4 to a m morning de votions to meetings of the church service teams to 12 Sunday school and church wor ship appearances p m union mass meeting address by Profes sor Clark to young peo ples societies led or addressed by conference members to evening church services addressed and entertained by conference gos pel teams Information Filed in Court by Luke Miller Luke Miller 842 First street southwest has filed information in Justice of Peace M C Coughlons court against Clarence McGurk Mason City Miller said McGurk struck Millers Christmas day parked automobile Intoxication Charge Made Against Three Robert K Brown Brooklyn J A DeBord address not given and Ray Uncicum Mason City were all ar rested early Thursday morning and charged with intoxication No po lice court was held New Years dav First 1931 Baby Born at Midnight Weighs 8 Pounds 4 Ounces What is claimed to be thefirst 1931 baby in Mason City was born at Mercy hospital at midnight be tween Wednesday and The chile a son was born to Mr and Mrs H V McEntoffer 1021 Second street northwest and weighed eight pounds and four ounces 55 CONVICTIONS IN LOCAL COURT RECORD OF YEAR TwentyFour of These Were for Violations of Liquor Laws There have been 55 convictions in the district court here in 1930 There were 21 convictions in li quor prosecutions and 34 for other offenses The 34 other offenses in volved 16 different crimes which were distributed as follows Assault with intent to commit manslaughter1 Assault with intent to inflict great bodily injury3 entering a dwell ing house in the nighttime 1 Cheating by false pretenses 2 Displaying wrong license plates on a motor vehicle3 Embezzlement2 False uttering of bank check 1 Forgery 4 Larceny 3 Larceny inthe nighttime Larceny of a motor vehicle2 Malicious injury to electric railway property 1 Operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated6 Operating a motor vehicle without the consent of the owner Possession of narcotic drugs 2 Prostitution1 lu liquor In the 21 convictions hi intoxi cating liquor prosecutions 16 were fcsmaintaining Allquor nuisance four were for unlawful transports tion of intoxicating liquor and tw defendants were sentenced on tw counts towit One for being a boot legger and for unlawful transport a tion of intoxicating liquor and th other one for unlawful possession of intoxicating liquor and foi maintaining a liquor nuisance In these liquor prosecutions on sentence of three years in the pent tentlary was imposed and jail aeu tences aggregating 47 months and fines aggregating were as sessed The jail sentences in four cases were suspended and 15 were committed to jail A part of the fines were paid and a part were anc are now being laid out in the county jail In the 34 miscellaneous crimes other than liquor violations nine defendants were committed to the state penitentiary and mens and womens reformatories for sentences COOKMAN ONE OF EARLY PIONEER RESIDENTS DEAD Came to Mason City 61 Years Ago Services to Be Saturday Thomas D Cookman 95 years old 813 Delaware avenue northeast died Wednesday night at his home1 He had been unable to walk since he r e c e i ved a broken hip in an a c c i d t seven years ago Mr Cookman was horn in H e n r y s b urg Quebec June 25 1855 He re mained at home with his parents until he was 15 years of age 1 D COOKMAN when an uncle came to visit them from London Ont and Mr Cookman went home with him to work on the farm In 1856 Mr Cookman went to Elgin He entered into a partnership with his brother George who had rented a farm near Elgin They farmed this acreage for nine years when they sold it and moved to De corah They farmed there for three years then packed their goods in a covered wagon and set out look ing for a new home They wandered about six weeks and finally found what they wanted in 80 acres a mile and a half west of the villaee of Mason City MrCookman returned to Elgin in early January 1873 where he was married to Miss Mary E Springer They lived on their farm on what is now Nineteenth street until 1901 when they retired to Ma son City He is survived by his wife and a brother Frailk of Clear Lake Funeral sarvices will be held at 2 oclock Satrurday afternoon at the Congregational church with the RevWilliam1 U Dibble in charge The body in state at the Patterson funeral home until i oclock Saturday when it will be taken to lie in state at the church an hour before the funeral Burial will be at Elmwood LARGE CROWD ATTENDS DANCE Theaters and Restaurants Also Filled by Throng Seeing Old Year Out One of the largest crowds that ever gathered for a dance in Ma son City attended the annual Le gion drum and bugle corps carni val at the armory New Years evo The floor was filled with a jostling happy throng of men and women out to see the old year pass into ob livion In addition nearly every seat in the balcony was taken Lew Gogerty and his South Car olinans a nine piece orchestra presented music that harmonized with tho occasion Local theaters also were filled for the special midnight shows Restaur ants were crowded until consider ably after midnight The press reports indicate that Mrs Sinclair Lewis underwent a serious operation at Berlin yester day Everybody is sincerely sorry to hear it was Mrs Ne wsKep ubl ican If you drive any now car before you drive tho new Hudson and the new Essex youll be missing tho sensation of a lifetime Youre invited to ride anytime without obligation LAPINEB MOTOR CO DR A OSHANA Physician and Surgeon RHEUMATISM SPECIALIST First National Bank Phone 15SO NO MONEY PROBLEM Families that have learned the wonderful aid we can be in solving personal problems declare this the finest and moat practical assistance they have ever used For it gives you money for any you needed sums when most quickly courteously and economi cally Use it when bills and ex penses are it to re lieve the strain of buy the things you want and need A sound plan and safe Come in if you need money up to SERVfcl aggregating 36 years OneParole Revoked One parole and suspension of sentence was revoked that of a man who had received a parole and a suspended sentence of 10 years at ie mens reformatory at Anamosa and which parole was revoked later n the year In addition to these criminal prosecutions 47 juvenile cases were disposed of during the year Twenty liquor nuisance injunc tions were procured and one in junction against maintaining a ambling house Five contempt cases for viola tions of liquor injunctions were prosecuted resulting in the assess ment of in fines part of which have been laid out in jail All but two of the criminal prose cutions were made on county at torneys informations with the re sultant saving of considerable grand jury expense Two intoxicating liquor cases were tried in the district court One defendant Alfred Cardarelll being acquitted by the jury and one de fendant Chris Paras being con victed of a third violation of the intoxicating liquor laws and com mitted to the state penitentiary at Fort Madison for a period of three years and the sentences in all the other cases were Entered on pleas of guilty Are Standardized Townships OSAGE Jan county has five standardized townships to be awarded certificatesof merit at the Iowa Farm Bureau federation to be held in Des Moines Jan 14 15 and 16 With their chairmen they are Burr Oak township Mar tin Klar Osage Jenkins township Tarry Moss Riceville Liberty township George Wolff Little Ce lar Newhmrg township Elmer Heard Carpenter and Union town ship P J Baldner St Ansgar INC P M MRT Phono 1414 103 M B A Reading in busses is very bad foi the eyes writes optician Espe cially when the person whose papei you are readingwont keep London Opinion NOTfCEff to Wfiiom If May Concern After January 1 G Grupps meat maYket will be run as Grupps Packing House Market Gus Augustadt manager AH outstanding bills are payable to G Grupp HAPPY NEW YEAR G Grupp RECORDER OFFICE SHOWS INCREASE Gain Registered in Nearly Every Department Spe cial Work Started A total of 7308 resident flsnine and hunting licenses were issued at the office of Mrs Nelle Huntley county recorder since April 1 This compares with 6582 for the pre vious 12 months The offices gave out 117 non resident fishing licenses which brot m 53 each and 17 nonresident hunting licenses bringing in each A total of 227 trapping li censes were issued The total amount taken in froir this department was 58231 show inga gain of from the previous 12 months period when the total was 57329 Gains were shown in most other departments of the office A totnl of 1407 deeds were transferred this year as compared to 1268 last year Mrs Huntley and her assistants Hied 6374 chattels this year a gain of 212 over last year The increase in fees amounted to 5220 Special work in the office this year consisted in going thru all the old indexes and getting a complete index of all the plats listed in one new book The same indexing is also being done with the articles of incorporation Years ago these were filed with the deed indexes He with hands over her eyes If yovi cant guess who it is in three guesses Im going to kiss you Frost Davy Jones Santa Glaus Smiths Weekly Syd L IIP TO FUKNmjRE AUTOMOBILES MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS VND OTIIEK SECURITIES Confidential Loan Service 228 S Fed Phone ExsBasasos Have Yoiar Car Washed Greased LAPINEl MOTOR CO A ONESTOP SERVIl The Brightest Corner In 1 1 151ock South of Postol 101 NORTH CITY STYLE SHOPPE CORNER STATE AND FEDERAL ANNOUNCES A SPECIAL Fur Coat Sale For One Week Only STARTING FRIDAY JAN 2 A factory representative will be at our shop with his sample line of 100 furcoats which he will sell to the public at wholesale prices High Quality FUR COATS at lowest prices ever offered CORNER STATE AND FEDRRAT Merchandise Regrouped Prices Readjusted Still Greater Values Effective in the Big January Clearance that Begins Friday 1 es can lin o 03 ihe Vl Dress and Sport Coats Formerly to 350 Sizes 14 to 38 Tailored sport coats Fur trimmed sport coats Dress Coats Black and Colors 45 Garments Dress and Sport Coats Formerly to 14 to 40 Sport Coats Black Dress Coata Broadcloths Imperatas Imported Novelties 55 Garments Dress and Sport Coats Formerly to Sizes 14 to 44 Dresn and sport coats Black Brown Mixtures Wolf Badger Fox and Fitch Trimmings Splendid qualities CD Garments Fur Coats All Reduced Up to Values Sizes 14 to 38 Northern Seals Natural Muskrats Laskin Lamba Self trimmed Fur Coats All Reduced Up to Values Sizes 14 to 42 Bonded Northern Seals Silver Muskrats Northern Muskrats Lupins Self trimmed Fitch trim Fur Coats Ail Reduced Up to Values Sizes 14 to 44 Northern Seals Lnrge Bolster Collars Beautiful cuff sets Trimmings of Fitch Squirrel Fox Formerly Priced to 52975 TO CLOSE OUT AT   

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