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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 2, 1933, Mason City, Iowa EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE DECEMBER 2 I 11933 M Deckers Gift Boxes will relieve you of the worry of shipping Just hand your gift list to your meat dealer He will take care of tho shipping for you DO IT TODAY Mason Citys Calendar Dec meeting of the U C T and auxiliary at the P G arid E auditorium with supper Dec Claus to make pre Christmas visit to Mason City of Commerce Christmas party at Hotel Han ford Dec drum and bugle corps grand prize championship cakewalk at armory Dec one act plays high IN CHRISTMAS SAVINGS DISTRIBUTED HERE school auditorium p sponsored by oral English partment m de Here in Mason City TO BE USED FOR PURCHASES AND PAYING UP BILLS Accumulated With Weekly Savings at Two Mason City Banks Approximately in Christ mas savings checks were distributed in Mason City Friday and Saturday by the First National and the North west Savings banks The First National bank checks totaling 53918525 were placed In the mails Friday night and were re ceived by happy club members Sat urday The checks for the Christmas savings of the Northwest Savings bank were received by par ticipants in the club of that institu tion Friday This money which is distributed annually by the Christmas club de partments of the two banks repre sents weekly savings throughout the year Most of it will be spent for coal bills other bills that have ac cumulated this fall and for Christ mas presents A small percentage of it will find its way into savings but most of it will go into imme diate circulation That at least is the experience of past Christmas Increased Cooperation Shown in Welfare Work in Mason City for Year Committee Reports proved at General Meet ing in Y M C A HARDING LODGE HEAD savings accounts The amount of the Christmas Good clean coa at Allison Coal Ph 431 Paul Buehler who has spent tho Thanksgiving holidays with his parents Mr and Mrs George Buehler 318 Virginia avenue south east will leave Sunday afternoon for Ames where he isa student at Iowa State college Money loaned on your salary or furn Confidential service See Mrs Simon 321First Natl Bk Bldg Watklns Cafe Clear Lake Sun turkey dinner All day bazar and turkey sup per 35c at First M E church Tues Dec 5 Edgar Walker who Js attending Cornell college Mount Vernon is one of a group of Cornell college players who will present The For gotten Man a religious play Sun day afternoon in the First Metho dist church at Cedar Falls and Sun day evening at the Grace Metho dist church at Waterloo Dance Workers Welfare hnll Sat Dec 2 Gards Orch Sunday complete gooso dinner Sue Warners Eat Shop Dance Mason City armory Sat urday Dec 2 Bargain price 25c Special entertainment at Tavern Clear ake Sat nite Bring containers for milk at South Side Cash Gro Clear Lake 5c qt The Rev Ida Helgcn announced that revival meetings were schedul ed to continue next week at the Good Will Mission 1631 Monroe avenue northwest with the Rev W Curry Mavis as evangelist Meet ings are held each evening savings distribution this year is ap proximately the some as last year in both banks JUDGES CHOSEN FOR CAKEWALK Mayor Laird Heads List of Important Personages to Select Winners Judges have been selected for the grand prize championship cake walk which is to be given at the armory Dec 13 under the sponsor ship of the Senegalese Legion drum and bugle corps The judges are Mayor J T Laird Col Hanford MacNider A L Rule W Earl Hall and B A Web ster past department commanders of the Legion and Willis G C Bagley president of the Chamber of Commerce Roy Johnson Clausen Worden post commander is to be master of ceremonies The Senegalese drum and bugle which was organized in 1928 has the distinction of being the firsl Negro drim corps In the Legion It also claims the honors of being the first to revive the old time Georgia camp meeting cakewalk The pro ject attracted so much attention that the Pathe news reel came here in 1929 to produce the cakewalk on the film Tyler Stewart business manager states that entries of contestants for the cakewalk have been closed with 12 couples registered Ten of these are From Mason City He also states Jerry Hayes Joy Jenerators 11 piece Negro band has been en gaged along with two Negro vaude ville acts from the walkathonmara thon at Des Moines The advance ticket sale will begii Tuesday Comprehensive reports and analy ses of organized county and city poor relief given during the last year were read and approved Fri day evening in the annual meeting of the Social Welfare league at the Y M C A Mrs C E Dakin pre sided at the meeting which was at tended by some 75 representatives of various local organizations Figures as submitted in the sev eral reports indicated that each or ganization was more active in 1933 than it had been in 1932 and that facile cooperation among the or ganizations has led to greater ac complishments All statements showed that a maximum of capably directed ef forts was expended and proved pro ductive of finer results Mrs Blalse Spealcs After the minutes of the last meeting and the treasurers report were read and approved Mrs Mabel M Blalse secretary of the league read the annual report citing the highlights of the years work and complimenting the branches of the organization for their services Edith May city nurse and head of the Public Nursing service then gave an account of the years work carried on by that department The nursing service made 4290 field visits during the last 12 months in caring for 862 cases the report showed Health supervision of sup posedly well persons was also em phasized as an important phase of this work This report was also ac cepted and filed Relief Work Keviewed The relief work of the county board of supervisors was next re viewed by C R Patton who spoke of the mutual cooperation between the board and the league and ex plained ho the board had furnished as much work as it could and paid most of the workers by crediting their rent accounts or providing them with food The boards financial report was C E Price Friday night was elected worshipful master of Harding lodge No G49 A F and A M Others chosen were C E Bryant senior warden L L Raymond junior warden Dr H K Jones treasurer C C Halphde secretary W A Mc Gowan trustee for three years Installation will be held Jan G submitted by W Gibson who PET NUMBER RUSH ON AT COURTHOUSE The rush for pet numbers is al most swamping the automobile de partment at the courthouse where L L Raymond automobile clerk and other members of the treasur ers office personnel are at work disposing of 1934 license plates The first of the month demand for spe cial numbers was as strong as ever despite the fact that the date of de linquency was extended from Jan 1 to Feb 1 PAINTERS MEET TO DISCUSS NBA Support Government Plan and Labor Union Elect New Officers The Iowa Master Painting and Decorating Contractors association held a discussion of the NRA code at a meeting in the P G and E assembly room Friday evening Among the speakers was H M Knudson member of the city conn stated that 550043 had been trans ferred to the needy from the county road fund Due to the inability of A M Schanke to be present at the meet ing no report was given on the work of the Emergency Relief agency of which he is the head Comments on Relief Work W Earl Hall general chairman of the community chest was then called upo to comment upon relief work and stated that the Social Welfare league was the greatest aid to community chest workers when they were asked to explain just what relief work was being done with the money donated to the chest Mr Hall added that he hoped the goal set for this years Christmas cheer fund would be reached A nominating committee waa ap pointed to select members to fill the five vacancies in Urn board of directors and Charles D Barlow Wiljiam Manley Mrs George Senior C L Murray and Mrs H C Fries ner were voted into office after being chosen by tho committee The next board meeting will be Friday noon at the Hotel Hanford Never have we faced such a year said Mrs Mabel Blaise and Our HOME TOWN D W M MOST ALL of us had SOMETHING TO BE thankful about last Thursday BUT I WONDER how many of us THOUGHT about the poor UNFORTUNATE who didnt AND MAYBE we all THOUGHT ABOUT HIM and let it go at that BUT how many of us really DTD ANYTHING for this Forgotten MAN and I am sure most of us HAVE GIVEN till it hurts but a LOT OF US are so easily hurt AND IF each of us just denied OURSELVES a few cigars or a BOX OF CANDY and used the MONEY THUS saved for those BRIGHT cheerful little CHRIST MAS SEALS we would improve our HEALTH a little and our conscience A LOT and do so much good and THOSE STAMPS on our Christmas MAIL would go ALL OVER THE WORLD and brand us as REGULAR FELLERS who dont FORGET and so lets make a MENTAL resolution right NOW to BUY AT LEAST a few Messen GERS OF HOPE and Ill promise THAT IT WILL do as much good AS ANY MONEY you ever SPENT and ILL THANK YOU DON JVIcPEAK MASON CITY HDWE CO oil Timothy Hoogenakker delegate from Des Moines and secretary and treasurer of the Iowa Master Paint ing and Decorating Contractors as sociation explained the painters code C F Bull of Mason City also was among the speakers H H Tim merman president and Dick was elected Hilljegerdes vice president at the business ses sion at which Norman F Anderson was chairman Mr Anderson was appointed secretarytreasurer for this territory The announcement was made that the Iowa Master Painters and Dec orators association recognize the NRA and the Federation of Labor to the fullest extent NEW AUTOMOBILE LICENSES ISSUED DURING WEEK Mary Ervin 208 Tenth northwest Ford sedan street Henry Whiters Studebaker sedan Hotel Hanford Shell Petroleum company Dodge truck S R Chevrolet company Chevrolet coach E S Selby Clear Lake Stude baker coupe Meredith Temple 109 Connecticut avenue southeast Ford coupe Henry Britvcn 1647 North Fed eral avenue Ford sedan John Wiley 323 Rhode Island avenue southeast Ford coach we repeat it in the superlative de gree For years the annual report of the Social Welfare league has start ed with the phrase Never have our resources been so taxed The year 1933 was no exception to the rule according to the report of the sec retary of the league We have all heard of endured and suffered by and after a fashion survived the economic situation Natural hazards never hurt men Fires famines floods do not fright en them unduly It is the unnatural fears ofnot being able to function like normal men and women that frighten them It makes them ab normal Poverty costs money Some one always pays for It Not Going to Pieces Our community is not going to pieces Our newspapers have in the last few years been full of the hopes of returning prosperity not in the brilliant fashion of postwar pros pects but prospects of work a chance to go out on the gravel to work in the park along The streams In the packing plant any thing to give a man his selfrespect and surcease from the pain of ask ng public aid We have seen despondency so often associated with persona in adequacy that we have come to pay great attention to studying the per son and to remedying the situation through the person himself But the new poor are different from the old and their poverty Is so much more clearly the result of Interso cial structure than Individual Inade quacy There are some physical con ditions to which no human organ lam can adapt Itself and famine and cold are two of these conditions Society has always treated fail ure with contempt and pity Today society If just must turn its atten tion to Its own structure In its In terrelation with the individual Mrs Blaise spoke of differences in viewpoints concerning welfare work and urged that citizens and social workers meet on middle ground I am making B plea that you forget any staid and set rules of welfare conduct on which you may have staked your hopes and with me are facing an era with prob lems never before encountered Many Problems Solved Many of our relief problems have been solved for us by the fed eral emergency relief office and an inspiring cooperative spirit exist ing between the offices has put new life into the work But we still have a long list of relief cases which are ineligible to federal aid or have special welfare features which are our own problems The fruits of our labor seemed to be graying hair sleepless nights and agitated grey matter But often when we were about to give up a job a budget was despair ing man became an example of re by that magic form ula of getting some work to do During the summer our city manager waved the magic wand which put many men to work The sewing room has developed beyond our wildest expectation and the campaign for used clothing and canned goods conducted by Mrs Curtis Amen and Mrs Seba Vail chairman of the welfare committee of the P T A council resulted in a large increase over last years do nations The sewing room Is a busy place So many volunteers are giv ing their time that Mrs Oscar Hay supervisor devotes her time largely to the supervision of the volunteer workers and their four or five busy machines Sewing Machines Loaned During the summer when vol unteers did not give so much time the sewing machines were loaned to women in their homes for a week or two at a time that they might do their own sewing Patterns are loaned garments are cut advice is given regarding the sewing and the sewing room has become a rea civic center The P T A groups church groups small sewing clubs individuals are making comforters dresses underwear layettes mit tens The WaTanYes have present ed us with the first installment of six quilts for which they have bought the material and on which they are spending their evenings According to the statistical re CONFERENCE FOR OLDER BOYS AND GIRLSONDECil Touth on SkyWays Theme of Meeting at First Meth odist Church The older boys and girls confer ence held under the direction of the Cerro Gordo County Council of Re ligious Education is to take place Monday Dec 11 at the First Meth odist church with Youth on the SkyWays as the theme The conference wilt bring to Ma son City O G Herbrecht DBS Moines state director of young peo ples work who is on the program for several addresses Several Ma son City ministers also are to ap pear in short talks The program opens at oclock in the morning with regis tration followed immediately by opening assembly Mllford H Con lin county young peoples secre tary will be the presiding officer The talks and discussions contin ued throughout the day until oclock when a recreation period will be held at the Y M C A Fol lowing is the detailed program Morning Session Opening assembly Greetings by the secretary Directors period O G Herbrecht devotional period Harvey Quandt evangelical discussion groups 1 A Christian Standard for Young People the Rev W H Spenco First M E 2 A Better Youth Program in the Local Church O G Herbrecht 3 How to Improve the Sunday School W P Butler First M E 4 How to Study the Bible for Personal Profit the Rev George K Davles First Presbyterian reassemble address Where Do You Live O G Herbrecht Announcements and ap pointment of nominating commit tee Adjourn for lunch Meeting of the nominating committee Afternoon Session Assembly Devotional period Miss Marjorte Jones Baptist Election of conference of ficers Open Forum What Does It Mean to Be a Christian con ducted by C E Gilman Y M C A secretary Discussion peated from the morning session vith changed groups Group 1 The Rev D L Kratz Church of Christ Reassemble Relaxation period group singing Announcements Closing message The Sky Ways Call Thomas Edwards East Side Presbyterian church Adjournment Recreation Period The Y M C A will tte open to all delegates There will be games in the banquet room and a real mixer program Boys and girls wanting to swim bring your bathing suits and you will have a chance to use the wonderful pool of the Y You will be welcome at the Y M C A any time you can use it while at the conference Banquet Session PreBanquet and Fellowship assembly under direction of Mr Herbrecht The banquet Where We Eat The Banquet program Where We Have Some Fun The Closing Period O G Herbrecht And Taps MEET H E BRUCE New Manager of Standard Oil Company Branch Has Long Diversified Career With Company H E Bruce new manager of the Mason City branch of the Standard Oil company Indiana who took over his duties here Dec 1 has had a long and diversified service rec ord with the Standard Oil com pany Starting in the office as office hoy at Indianapolis Mr Brace later served as city salesman gen eral salesman worked in the con struction department was assist ant to the manager and assistant manager at Indianapolis division In 1923 he was transferred from the Hoosier capital to La Crosse Wis where he acted as manager of that division until 1929 at which time he was transferred to the Jol iet division he has been manager during the past four years Mr and Mrs H E Bruce have three children a son Donald who is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and is employed by the U S Steel company at Cleveland Ohio and two daughters Marian and Doris who are graduates of Monticello seminary and university Miss Marian will come to Mason City with her parents and Miss Doris who la engaged in social service work will remain in Joliet Mr Bruce is a past president of the Kiwanis club at La Crosse a member at present of the Joliet Rotary club and director in the Y if C A He has taken an active interest in civic work and boys or munities in which he hag lived Mr and Mrs Bruce are leaving a host of friends in Joliet who sin cerely regret their removal from that community The Braces have leased the Shipley home at 65 Beau mont Drive Forest Park and will complete their moving arrange ments shortly after the first of the year H E BIVUCE 10 TEXAS TAXICABS AROUSE CURIOSITY OF LOCAL SHOPPERS You cant tell what those Texana will do next Probably some of those oil millionaires who decided to go riding explaimed shoppers as they gazed Saturday morning In awe upon 10 substantial looking green taxicabs with Texas license plates along the south side of Cen tral park But It was discovered upon in quiry at a local hotel that the cabs had no passengers and were bound from Dallas Tex to Duluth Minn The fleet required only five driv ers as five of the cabs were at tached one apiece to each of the other five with tow bars They ar rived in Mason City shortly after 5 oclock Saturday morning and left early Saturday afternoon At the Hospitals port of the sewing room 7422 ar ticles of clothing were received through the drive and 1595 articles of canned goods Fifteen quilt tops were made from pieces given from the schools 200 damaged flour sacks were donated and 89 pairs of mittens were made A total of 18 812 articles of clothing were given out at the sewing room 3371 arti cles of canned goods and 682 empty fruit jars were distributed Twenty four old quilts 55 new quilts 52 quilt backs 40 cotton batts and 54 Red Cross sheets were given out Clothing was made from the Hour sacks The Red Cross has a large invoice of quilts and blankets to which the Social Welfare league within cer tain limits has access Underwear and sweaters have also been obtain ed from the Red Cross and Red Cross flour waa obtainable until the latter part of May Speaks of Situations Mrs Blalse spoke of many inter esting tragic humorous and pa thetic situations that came up dur ing the year She stated that the so cial worker did not wish to be re garded as a reformer Because of the confidential nature of the work she stated that she was unable to give an adequate picture of these The Travelers Aid has not made so many calls on this year as to meeting trains said Mrs Blaise but it seems that these arrivals are usually early Sunday morning when a tired Social worker could get an extra at any morning which is a most delightful time to sleep However more of our letters of investigation have come through the Travelers Aid than ever before which would indi Tnrn to Market Local Resident Trains Dogs Given Favorable C L Towne 233 Fifth street northwest has won many favorable comments with a dog show which ho has trained and which has been ex hibited in several towns in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota re ecntly under auspices of community clubs schools and other groups He has been training dogs for the past 15 years Mr Towne now has 11 trained dogs One of his star dogs is able to hang by its hind feet from a rope with its head down This dog which weighed 3 ounces when it was born has developed unusually strong muscles because of training it has been given by Mr Towne Ideas for training doga were ob tained by Mr Towne when he was working In a vaudeville act in Texas with G Ed Brown Mr Towne studied the system used by Brown and started training dogs when he came to Mason City 15 years ago He has since trained 40 dogs and a number of cats and canaries as well as some white mice and rats Morton Roeder Rockwell was admitted to Mercy hospital Friday for a major operation Fred Hollatz Clear Lake was ad mitted to Park hospital Friday for a major operation Walter Reindel Manly was ad mitted to Mercy hospital Friday for a minor operation Mrs William B Hungerford Manly was admitted to Park hos pital Friday for a major operation Elmer Hockenson city was ad mitted to Mercy hospital Friday for a minor Operation Margie Lou Pals Meservey was admitted to Park hospital Fridaj for treatment Miss Adeline McGuire 326 Sec ond street northeast was dismisscc from Park hospital Friday follow ing treatment Mrs Herbert Doering 811 SouO Federal avenue was admitted to Mercy hospital Friday for a major operation George Feeney Forest City was dismissed from Park hospital Fri day following a minor operation Miss Gladys Dunfee Kanawha was dismissed from Mercy hospita Friday following a minor operation A son weighing 6 pounds 12 ounces was born to Mr and Mrs Roy Georgoff 729 Jackson avenu southwest at Mercy hiepital Fri day Mrs Arthur Bendorf city wa admitted to Mercy hospital Satur day morning for a minor operation John Murphy 1409 North Fed eral avenue was admitted to Merc hospital Saturday morning for minor operation INTRODUCING A NEW COAL TRY IT Economy Chunks ton A CAR ON TRACK NOW Yz Ton Only i Delivered WG BLOCK CO PHONE 563 STOP THE FLU Ebys Flu Capsules 35c HUXTABLE DRUG CO FIRST MORTGAGES On Mason City Homes fl Safe BONDING INSURANCE SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES Mason City Loan Investment Co Ground Floor M B A Uldg W L PATTON Prcs GARAGE MEN AT SIEG GATHERING Hear Guy R Poyer Famous Motor Expert Speak at Eadmar Hotel Nearly 200 automobile dealers and irage and service station operators j ttended a meeting held under the ponsorship of the SiegMason City ompany Friday evening at the admar hotel where Guy R Poyer viation engineer flyer and air ane motor builder and at present epresentative of the Ramsey Ac essories Manufacturing company t Louis Mo gave an address Mr Poyer first related some of is experiences in connection with te building and proving of air ane motors and other events in his arly career and then delved Into a ghly scientific discussion of the ne points of piston rings and inner nga the chief products of his con ern The fact that the public was con nually demanding better service in leir automobiles more speed and nore comfort makes excellent serv ces more important than ever he old the garage men who were resent from as fav west as Algona outh to Iowa Falls north to North rood and east to New Hampton nd Nashua He discussed the devel pment of the high compression mo or and brought out tho factors that ontributed to the efficiency of an ngine Mr Foyers address was followed y the showing of slides setting orth the story of the Ramsey pro ucts Short talks were also given y C E Lcffler manager of the legMason City company who pre ided at the meeting and Leo J Berry in charge of the machine hop of the local company Refresh nents were served at the close of ession LOCAL PROJECTS APPROVED 85 TO START ON WORKS Levee Will Be Constructed and Extensions Made on Water Mains Approval of two local projects totaling more than 27000 was re ceived here Saturday from the state committee of the civil works admin istration Eightyfive men will start work on these projects Monday and arrangements for those to be em ployed were being made Saturday One of the projects approved was that for construction of a levee along the south and west parts of Winnebago river of the railroad em bankment west to the high ground east to the end of Second street northeast This will be made by ex cavation for sludge bids for pre venting flooding of the sewage dis posal plant and the garbage inciner ator This project will cost approx imately Also approved was the extension of water mains and the tying in of dead end water mains from Fourth street northeast to Twelfth street northeast on Washington avenue and from Washington to Federal on Twelfth street northeast This is be ing done for fire protection as rec ommended by the state insurance department The cost of this work will be 519910 The projects had received the ap proval of the local civil works com mittee and had been sent to the state committee ers Welfare Is Given Food by Farmers ana Business Houses The Workers Welfare association V received 214 gallons of whole mill and 2G gallons of sweet cream frei from farmers in November accordE ing to the Dec 1 report of that or ganizatlon by A B Mclntosh secK retarytreasurer Forty gallons of spur cream donated to the tion waa churned Into butter Mason City bakeries donatert 1154 loaves of bread Thanksgiving day the associatioik served a free dinner to 467 using 52 chickens and 3 ducks do4 nated by farmers the report stated Other goods supplied by farmers for the occasion were butter milk and cream as well as 150 pounds of I potatoes Other goods including 5001 pounds of coal were donated by lol cal business places Tables were sup1 plied by the Y SI c A and chairs by funeral parlors I Twentysix men are working on the block system Mr iiclntoali re ported LOCAL WALKIE CHAMPS BOOED loor Man and Spectator Hailed Into Court at Waterloo Show Mr and Mrs Cliff Roberts win ners of the Mason City marathon valkathon apparently came in for some booing at the walkathoo now n progress at Waterloo According to a newa dispatch rom Waterloo which was given as he home town of the pair when hey were in Mason City a couple ntroduced as the winners of the Madison square garden and the Ma son City walkathons didnt get the applause the floor Judge thought they ought to have The floor man Nick Pappas is reported to have left the platform and struck Henry Miller who was in the audience Both were to be arraigned Saturday on the charge of participating hi an affray AREDALE COUPLE IS WED AT MASON CITY AREDALE Dec Fish er son of Mr and Mrs Fred Fisher and Miss Burnis Colby granddaugh ter of Mrs Mary E Colby were married Wednesday morning at the M E parsonage by the Rev W H Spence at Mason City Mr and Mrs Floyd Walsh accompanied them Mrs Walsh is a sister of the bride IHMUTSON MIVE RIGHT J BLDG CORSTATE ft FfDE HAL MASON CITY IA DECKER IN HOSPITAL Jay Decker 119 Second street southeast was admitted to Mercy hospital Friday for treatment THOMAS MACHINE CO WE DO ALL RINDS OF MACHINE WORK ALL WORK GUARANTEED Phone 2503 303 2n S W Mason City la Dr Gothern M D Specialist Pileg cured with a few easy office treatments Other rectal troubles also cured with mild office methods Most cases of bronchial asthma can I be cured in three months Eczema psoriasis goiter can also be cured In a short time Private diseases of men and women successfully treated OFFICE EAST STATE ST We Own and InvIts Inquiries Regarding FIRST MORTGAGES On Mason City Homes to Yield 6 Interest We Write Fire Insurance E W Clark Co 2M M B A Bldg Phone 721 Motor Repairing By Men with Tears of Experience New and Used Motors Bought and Sold Zack Bros ELECTRIC CO Second S W rhottc 977 PHONE 8S8 BEFORE ITS TOO LATE At last theres IDEAL house hold heat that saves your money and gnvOH your feet Less ash and clinkers burns up fine Its BABY POCO from tho Fireside line Fireside Fuel Co 1011 SOUTH FEDERAL
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