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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 1, 1929, Mason City, Iowa TWO CITY GLOBEGAZETtE MONDAY rApAti 11929 March Stages Exit in Easter Snowstorm CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 company reported that 100 poles were down between Clarion and Bel rnond 50 poles were down south of Rockwell al Des Moines and Wa terloo circuits were out while other points thruout the state suffered partial paralysis The telephone company put every available man on the job Sunday noon Part of this crew worked thruout the night and hoped to have at least partial communication es tablished between Mason City and the outside world by Monday af ternoon Highways Passable jBtgBways were reported passable in all directions Monday altho trav ers were having some difficulty in getting thru where the snowplows had not blazed a trail The Cerro Gordo county plow was out thru out Sunday but the wind made its work of no avail Monday the plow started west to open a trail to Clear Lake meeting a long caravan of cars on the way to Mason City Later in the da the plow proceeded to open the othe three of the main arteries out o the city Hundreds of automobiles were marooned in snowdrifts Sunday thn out North Iowa and in many in stances motorists who were making longer trips put their machines in garages and proceeded by trains As esult trains were crowded Motoring Difficult Motoring on the slderoada was ispecially difficult the drifts piling up two or three feet in places making it Impo ilble to get thru the unbroken snow County Engineer R E Robertson advises the use of chains in travel Monday in order to be certain of jetting thru the soft snow All roads in this district were reported pass able at the office of the state high way commission engineer here Axles were dragging however and travel was slow where the snow plows had not opened a trail Bus service was tied up in west and north routes due to bad roads Busses running east and south con tinued their trips Traffic was slow Sunday but the busses were able to get thru Sleet Did Damage Telephone and telegraph repair crews were working overtime on trunk lines thruout Iowa and Into adjoining states and It was hot un til close to 9 oclock Monday morn ing that any long distance servici by Associated Press was available At about that hour communication was restored north to Minneapoll and it was over this single wire tha the GlobeGazette3 Associate Press news was received This was the first time In many years that this newspaper had been without wire service for any appre ciable time Telephone men here reported that no wires were open to Mason City from below Hampton on the south Why Fat Returns when folks stop starving tsty veoocG cy lujt fiie xat ODG stops OTerfat have aa underactive controls tbis de is corrected t toiai PD cuueci it thft cfairf a famous medical laboratory file formula appears in nrery box afeo Hhe reason forresuns Users know what are taking sad why Wbenscience discovered Uua method the main factors were em IxxScdin Marmoia That was over 20 ago Since then people who were overfat have used mil of boxes Usera tol d others the the loss in weight tha gnu in health and vigor Thus the us e haa grown to enormous propor tions That 13 one great reason why excess 1st is nowhere near as com mon as it was Slender figures are the vogue Beauty health and vi tality demand that ex cess fat be banishedTo lose 20 pounds means to drop ten years Try it in this easy pleasant way No abnormal exercise or diet is re quired Go get Marmola Watch results for a little while and you wQl be de lighted Dont delay leyond Charles City on the east No elephone communication was pos sible west Monday morning tho ater in the day it was expected that partial service would be restored March Snow The weekend snowstorm vaa the first real snow in this territory In Siarch The heavy snow of the win ter had disappeared by March 15 and North Iowa ground had been bare for two weeks Farmers and gardeners beginning to feel the urge of spring were talk ing about getting out the machinery and the tools The damage from the storm was more serious in the section to the south of Mason City Wires were reported down by railroads the Western Union Telegraph company and the telephone company Sleet coming down during Saturday night and Sunday proved too heavy a load and in many cases poles were snap ped off Repairmen were working early Monday morning to establish communication on all lines The Western Union reported ali lines except the Minneapolis wire down and the railroads were ex periencing one of the most trouble some times the past season with their wires The sleet and heavy snow failed to slow up railroad traf fic to an appreciable degree anc most trains were reported as close to schedule as possible The high Hue of the Mason City and Clear Lake railroad was report ed down east of Clear Lake but proved to be only to the wires l No Associated Press The GlobeGazettes customary Associated Press wire from Dea Moines Waterloo and Davenport could not be utilized because of the many breaks between those cities Sleet which fell Sunday afternoon and evening thruout the state ac cumulated on the wires with such weight that the wires were snapped in scores of places r rbox will set thftm once from his jobber Prescription Tablets Pleatant Way to Redact Jane Frocks nter Returns for a our New Spring Dresses are going faster than ever at and If you didnt have an opportunity to purchase that Easter garment in any time now and see our line of beautiful new Spring and Summer dresses 122 N Federal Ave W R Cothern M D Rectal and Chronic Diseases Piles cured by painless office methods without an operation Private diseases of men and women Abrams nod other electric treatments given including Dlnthermy wMcli will cure any dsso of uncompli cated rheumatism Special attention given to proper diet In cases treated I liavo moved my office to E STATE ST OVER LUNDBERGS Eleventh ear in Mason City Phone 1546 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 Assn 47 Sears of tn KresgeBuilding Wolf Mler Beck Allen V Clough n I Bock J W Sale A R DIRECTORS OBrien Dr S A Sliepard H H Webster Ben Bagley W G C Clark B W Markley J E E Remlcy Glasa Garvey 1 F Mason Dr Steinberg H J S A V I N G I PLAYS APRIL JOKE Juring boyhood was a public school and high school student At the age of 16 he began to teach school at Brighton Ohio He soon acquired the art of public speaking and be came popular with debating socl On a trip to St Louis whichhe made about this time he was ini iressed With the new Merchants Bridge over the Mississippi river 3e wrote a concise article describ ng it which was offered to the St Louis GlobeDemocrat The editor of that paper was so well pleased with it that he employed the young teacher to travel thru Texas and Oklahoma and write articles de scriptive of the country Having earned enough money to begin his plan toacquire a higher education he entered Oberlin col lege When his money was ex hausted he acted as agent for or gans and with the money earned entered Ohio Wesleyan university at Delaware Ohio Here he became a member of the junior class His scholarship was in France during war time Received Lindbergh Two great series of events stand such that the institution honored him with the degree of A M in 1899 In 1875 he entered the law offices of L F and F E Herrick and was afterward admitted to the oar He practiced law from 1873 to 1886 With Henry C Ranney he bought a tract of land from the lase estate which was afterward sold at a handsome profit He was one of the organizers of the Cleve land Hardware company and after ward entered his eminently success ful career as a banker in the Society for Savings of Cleveland At the age of 32 as secretary and treasur er he carried the large share of responsibility for the success of the institution and in 1894 was elected its president Was Leading Having become known as one of Americas leading financiers he was elected president of the Ameri can Bankers association was one o the receivers of the Wheeling Lake Erie railroad was responsible for its being provided with a Cleft land terminal and its connect with the Cleveland Cannon aril Southern railroad served as a direc1 tor of the Missouri Kansas and Parmely of Dayton Ohio on July 30 1880 One son was born Paime ly W Herrick for many years a trustee of The Society for Savings and associated with his father in Texas railroad was active in the numerous business affairs The fam CRESCO April went out a lion in characteristic style according to the nature of the critter A heavy blanket of snow sleet rain thunder lightning freez ing within a few hours on Sunday March 31 The past week had been quite lamblike with warm balmy weath er the winters supply of snow hav ing disappeared the roads and farm lands were drying up lawns being raked trees and shrubs being pruned early fruit buds beginning to appear and grass showing quite green in many places Farmers had j already done some work in the fields and a few were planning tp begin seeding in a few days i But now all is changed springs work has had a setback with a re turn of winter and fully four inches of fresh snow on the ground and tho thermometer several degrees below the freezing point The weather has surely v management of a number of bank ing houses in New York City and a trustee of the Knickerbocker Trust company of that city a vice presi dent and director of the National larbon company one of the organ1 izers of the Electric Illuminating ompany and its president and of the Central Colorado ower company of Denver In 1885 he became prominent and nfluential in the political life of his native state and the nation He was iroffered the office of secretary of he treasury of the United States by President McKinley also the office of ambassador to Italy offered him 3V President Roosevelt both of which he declined in order to con inue his connection with the So ciety for Savings at Cleveland He was elected governor of Ohio in the campaign of 1903 and inau gurated January 4 1904 At the lose of his term as governor he resumed his duties as president ot the Society for Savings Many Times Honored Ambassador Herrick received many merited honors during his long and successful career He was given the honorary degree of LL D by Princeton university and severa other educational institutions chairman of the Cleveland war commission trustee McKinley Mem orial association commissioner TO the centennial celebration at New York in 1889 He was appointed arrn bassador to France 1912 and again in 1921 Received the grand cross of the Legion of Honor of France trustee Carnegie Institution of Washington chairman American committee for devastated France organized American relief clearing house Paris France and United States war relief clearing house established the American Ambu lance hospital at Neuville France chairman war camp community service He was married to Carolina M ly residence is a beautiful structure ituated on Overlook road Euclid Cleveland his country es Ve is at Chagrin Falls Ohio was a contributing autnor of hVEucyclopedia Americana hav ngwritten the article on the City of Ceveland in the edition of 1920 V Krlngs Many Problems WASHINGTON April 1 3eatR of Ambassador Myron T at Paris has forced upon Presicsnt Hoover and Secretary Stimsta a number of problems In the selction of a successor which they hat hoped not to have to con sider for some time The Paris post is regarded as one of the most important in the diplo matic service and the new adminis tration had considered it satisfac torily filled because of Mr Her rlcks known desire to stay there for a while longer at any rate despite the unusual length of his distinguished service as ambassador to France The nature of the tasks which the new ambassador will be called upon to perform has led to the sugges A PENFY A DAY INSURES 5100 INCOME Thousands AVe Protecting Them selves Against Sent Rree for Your IBpectlon i The Postal LVe and Casualty In surance Co 21M Moriarity Bldg Kansas City in issuing a new accident policyAYat pays up to a month for 2Koionths in case of to tal in case of death and costs less than Ic a day a year Over 40000 men women and chil dren over 10 ytars of age already have this protection No costly ex amination is do not even have to have thorough icy Simply send beneficiarys me and relationship name and they 10 days If you arey after a thoro the best ar you can buy a cent until you examined the pol age tion that former Vice Charles G Dawes most ly mentioned for the highly prizes London post may now bo asked go to Paris instead His war and post war in the field of international ec nomlc affairs it is recalled hav been more definitely identified w Paris than with London It has been made known however whet er he is willing at this time to a diplomatic chapter to his variij career SAFETY INSPECTOR FINDS DRINKS SAFI send this policy or nspection ot entirely satisfied animation that it is cheapest insurance st return the policy and you owe nothing Write them Defroit with the re sponsibility of giving five thousand men care and protection throughout their night work Mr Michael Barratt 521 Hoi brook Avenue found his first responsibil ity that of keeping himself in shape toper form his duty It loomed as a problem until Mr Barratt discovered that a cimple change in diet cleared away his troubles and aided him in caring for his men Speak ing of the incident Mr Barratt says After using one drink for forty years I found it poor stuff to so to slecpon after obtainingapositionasNislitSafcty Inspec tor in a large automobile plant in Detroit Giving up caffein I began to tate other drugs in order to produce sleep but I was still unable to get the required amount of rest in the daytime BO that I could be efficient in giving five thousand men the care and protection during the long night shift which presents greater haz ards because of working under artificial light and unnatural conditions Ready to quit I became nervous and irritable through lack of sleep Injuries to my men were more frequent and severe until I was al most ready to resign my position My then bought a small can of Instant Pistum and gave me a cup before going to bed I decided to give it a 3Oday test ant I can honestly say that my nerves were reared my ambition aroused and my accidentprevention work began to show splendid results because I was get ting the proper amount of eiocp I recommend this drink to our meff every opportunity because they realize hat it is a good habit to form I now en joy Postura as much as 1 used to relish caffein My wife and daughter drinfc turn twice a day 1 can see a great inV provement in their complexions and vital ty since they gave up caffein We con sider it tlie most economical and beneficial beverage that science has Safety first Isnt it foolish to continue using a bev erace known to contain a drug stimulant when you can got the same mealtimi enjoyment from a safe drink Follow thi wise lead of Mr Barratt and millions r other caffein fro your Postuui your mealtim drink instead Try this change for just thirty youll see the difference I A difference li the way you steep in the way you feel even in the way you lookl For Postum contains no caffein no dr of any kind Postum is made of roasti whole wheat and in it i disturb sleep to harass nerves or affccj digestion Postum has such a wonderfs flavor tool A rich distinctive flavoring millions prefer Your grocer has Postum in two formsj Instant Postum made instantly in cup and Postum Cereal prepared I boiling Both cost much less than mealtimc onehalf cup Ofllcr Tuesday Specials Again we are featuring a number of articles from our housefurnishing department and rug and drapery department for Tuesday selling Out of town mail orders will be filled up until Thursday night of this week i Amkssador Is Dead in Paris CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 LOAN shal Foch sitting for an hour before that in the drafts of the nave of Notre Dame for tue religious funer al services He spent a bad night Thursday and his wife died in Friday morning for Dr H Rabeau The physicians diagnosis showed a bronchial attack He gave medicine to relieve the coughing and called in Professor Vaquez and Dr P FerryRolles bronchial and lung specialist Mrs Herick Madame Salembier who was his secretary Bradfor his valet and Dr FerryRolles were with him when the end came Heart Stroke Fatal He had been in bed all day but was conscious until within a half hour of his going He was cheerful chatty and solicitous about his en gagements ahead untiLhe suddenly collapsed He never rallied from the heart stroke In the course of a career which jegan as a peddler Mr Herrick had been a lawyer financier gover nor of Ohio and ambassador A re publican he was appointed Amfoas ador to France in 1912 served us til December 1914 and was reap pointed in 1921 William G Sharp succeeded him in 1914 May Donate Cruiser Altho Paris was virtually aban doned by most of the diplomats and officials over the Easter weekend the city today was pouringout sympathy for the late American ambassador while those of official dom remained in town were consid ering how France can do honor to the noted diplomat Among the suggestions was that one of Frances finest cruisers should be placed at the disposal of the Herrick family to take the am bassadors body home The press continued to devote columns to Ambassador Herrick deploring the death of the man who they say with one accord under stood France as few other diplo mats did Myron Timothy Herrick formerly governor of Ohio and ambassador to France was born at Huntington Lorain county Ohio October 9 1855 He came from a long line of Western Reserve pioneers Hi3 grandfather Timothy Herrick was a native of Watertown N Y a sol dier in the war of 1812 He moved his family and household goods to Huntington in wagons pulled by oxen His father Timothy R Her rick was a prosperous fanner and mayor of the village of Wellington Ohio His mother was Mary Hul burt One his ancestors Henry Herrick came from England He was a son of Sir William Lester Herrick of Lelcsstershire and like his illustrious descendant was a successful banker Myron T Herrick lived on a farm 35PC SET OF DISHES French Fryer Sfmmimfifm High grade porcelain decorated This set consists of 6duiner plates 6pie plates 6fruit dishes 6cups 6sauccrs 1covered sugar 1creamer 1vegetable 1platler Unfinished size 36x42 when leaves are up Universal FOOD CHOPPER KIGrt CHAIR In the golden finish Will stand theknocks COMBINET White Enamel Extra Large Size Wcap Ever Tubed Cake Pan bottom diameter 8 in Tuesday only White Enamel Dish Pan HamiltonBeach Vacuum Sweeper CJ tF Down Week Attachments Rapid Extra heavy tin bot tom and hard handle Cleans clothes clean Kitchen Cabinet In colors grey green or 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