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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 10, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Masom City News on This Page AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES WEDNESDAY APRIL 101929 Second Section COMING EVENTS April Spanish War Vet erans auxiliary dance at K C hall April Time Dance at St Josephs hall Music by Tunicas Colonials April of Church orches tra concert April paintup and fire prevention week April fire prevention survey April of Commcrce Kiwanig club lunchean meeting at Hotel Hanford April public meetingIn high school auditorium at oclock April City District As sociation of Life Underwriters hold noon meeting at Cerro Gordo hotel April of Moosehart Le gion will present Madame Brig adier entertainer assisted by Bruno Weber German violinist at the high school auditorium April Bridge party at the armory at 8 oclock will be sponsored by the American Le gion auxiliary CITYWIDE CLEANUP DRIVE GIty News in Talk with Pratt 6 1st mort gage bonds and up Phone 961 For coal phone Kehm at 566 M C Loan Ss Invs Co W I Patton 1st Mtges Insured Bonds Invs Pan Hellenic rummage sale Fri day and Saturday 114 No Federal Horace S Beerner D D S J C Penney Building Extraction Spe cialist and Xray Oscar OGreen 740 Fourth street southwest substitute postal carrier has been promoted to regular car rier due to the extension of routes Virginia Splint Coal off car W G Block Coal Co Ph 563 Dance to Charles Herbert and Ills original Blue Aces direct from Chi cago Coliseum Britt Iowa Friday April 12 Set your ijilOO earning 6 npr cent 1st Mortgage Borro ready Iason City Loan Investment Co Government bonds very attractsve They are M IJScbacke and M B A 31dg Mason City fowa i H B Letts agent for the Federal 5fe Insurance company returned jthis morning from a short business Jtrip to Chicago Dance K C hall Sat night men Oc ladies 25c Cliff Mandys Orch Kentucky Lump Coal jt sts W G Block Coal Co 563 Dance K of C Hall April 10 dies Auxiliary W S W V Coes ihitc Camels Tickets 75c Extra tadies 25c Old Time Dance at St Josephs liall Friday April 12 Music by Tun Seas Colonials TO INCLUDE FIRE PREVENTION AND GENERAL SURVEY Mass Meeting to Be rbld at High School Auditorium Thursday Night With the proclamation of Mayor E S Selby issued Wednesday and other plans completed by the special committee on the project indica tions are that Mason Citys cleanup and fire prevention week April 14 20 will be the outstanding event of this character ever held in this com munity While the entire week will be tak I en up with a program of cleanup and paiutup attention will be fo i cused on the fire prevention fea tures on Wednesday and Thursday April 17 and 18 when 60 fire pre vention experts will make a survey of all business institutions and pub lic buildings Vernor and Rogers Coming In this connection there will be brot to Mason City two nationally known figures in fire prevention work Richard E Vernor manager of the fire prevention department of the Western Actuarial bureau at Chicago and a recognized speaker on the subject and Harry K Rogers known thruout America as the fire clown Both Mr Vernor and Mr Rogers will appear in the schools of the city thruout the two days Mr Vernor will be the speaker at the joint Ki wanis and Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday noon and will address a free public meeting at the high school auditorium Thursday evening At this meeting the Mason City high school band which is now reaching a high state of perfection in preparation for the state music contest at Des Molnes will give a 45 minute concert Scouts to Take Part As usual the Boy Scouts of the city yrill play a prominent part in the entire prouram of the They Will distribute special placarus concerningthe puvpose of the week check up the places who fail to ob serve the occasion and aid in the general fire prevention survey In this connection it is interest ing to note that this same week wilt be observed thruTJUt the state Dr Henry J Albert state health commissioner has asked all cities towns and individuals to designate the week starting April 14 as cleanup week He suggested that municipal ficials luncheon clubs PROCLAMATION Asking Cooperation of Mason City Citizens in a General Cleanup Paintup and Fire Prevention Week April 14 to 20 To The People of Mason City Beginning Monday April 14 and continuing thruout thc week will be cleanup paintup and fire prevention week Plans are being per fected whereby a thoro campaign will be inaugurated thruout the city culminating in a fire prevention survey in which 60 underwriting ex perts will be in charge There also will appear in Mason City nationally known experts in the great fight to prevent fire who will appear in the schools and inpublic meetings Special request is made to the public to attend a mass meeting at the high school auditorium Thursday evening April 18 at oclock A thoro cleanup will result in many advantages to community life such as Safeguarding health Promotion of thrift Furthering fire prevention Stimulating civic pride and in making thc homes and the city beautiful The Boy Scouts of America as usual will take a prominent part in the campaign together with the street fire and police departments In this worthy movement to prevent the destructive work of fires of cleaning painting planting repairing and general rehabilitation and beautification we urge each citizen to do his or her best to make our community clean healthy safe and beautiful Remember the time the week beginning next Monday E S SELBY Mayor April 10 1929 FIRSTAIDERS HEAR DR MAREK Plans Being Made to Have National Worker Speak to AH Classes A session of the Tuesday night class in FirstAid was held at the Red Cross office in its new location in the M B A building Tuesday night when thc class was addressed for hours by Dr J B Marek as a climax to its ten weeks of practical instruction in FirstAid under the Red Cross chapter The locfeI andwill be given its final examination on nextTuesday evening Doctor Marek spoke of the neces sity of knowing exactly what to do and what not to do by those who are at the place where accidents oc cur He emphasized the importance of accurate training for every adult so that the entire situation might be properly understood by those who take hcarge Sorlien Speaks on Experiences as Iowa Assembly Member Oscar Sorlien at the monthly meeting of the Lutheran Brother hood of the Central Lutheran church Tuesday evening spoke of his experience as a member of the Iowa house of representatives His talk included the tracing bf the course of a bill from the time it is introduced until it becomes a law and brot out numerous parlia mentary tricks that are resorted to in order to obtain the passage or the defeat of a measure The program also Included sev eral musical numbers by Larry Reardon ukelele artist A lunch was served the meeting SPEEDERS FORFEIT Three speeders William LeHap pey Tobia Mori and Cliff Mandy forfeited bonds of each by fail ing to appear in police court to answer charges M C Coughlin took the place of Lowell L Forbes regular police judge who is out of the city LOSSES ON SLOW PAID ACCOUNTS LARGE ESTIMATE Credit Expert Addresses Di rectors of Local Association The losses from slow paying cus tomers is far greater than that suf fered from deadbeats A B Sanders service supervisor for the National Retail Credit association of St Louis Mo told the directors of the Mason City Retail Merchants asso ciation at a meeting in the Cerro Gordo hotel Tuesday evening The speaker showed that the loss of interest on money is likely to eat up the profits if the payment a bill is delayed five or six months For instance it is estimated that Mason City has a total of 000 in charge accounts in a year The average paying time on this is four or five months Mr Sanders pointed out that if the time the ac counts run can be shortened two months it would amount to a sav ing of a year The speaker declared that it was a part of trend of the times in mer chandising to get bills paid up at every pay day This campaign has been started in Mason City and will be pushed by all retail merchants One of the chief activities of Mr Sanders work is organizing credit bureaus and to help them in func tioning efficiently Monday evening he helped organize a bureau at De corah A total of 110 merchants at tended the meeting Township Project Leaders Will Meet at Chamber Monday All of the township project lead ers and publicity chairmen of Cerro Gordo county are having an import ant meeting on Monday April 15 at the Chamber of Commerce rooms at 10 a m The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the state fair exhibit Out of the 100 counties in Iowa there will be 38 represented at the state fair in the home project work Cerro Gordo county having tiie pri vilege of being one of the 38 Each county is allotted premiums accord ing to their scoro averaging about per county Cerro Gordo county expects to make a good showing as every township is working hard and lias worked hard the past year on pro ject activities and JL looking for ward to bringing home the cream of the premiums This will be an all day meeting At noon a picnic dinner will be served and each woman will brinfr a covered dish sandwiches and dishes for herself Miss Knowles from tlie extension department will be here on that date CONDITION OF CAR VICTIMS BETTER H W Hathorn Crawford Boy Injured by Cars Reported Improved The coiidiUon of H Hathorn 1013 Fourth street southwest who suffered three broken ribs and a broken shoulder when he was run ever by a bus Saturday is reported by Mercy hospital attaches as im proving Hathorn was struck by the bus as he was crossing the street at the intersection of Washington ave nue and Second street southwest George Crawford Jr 4 year old son of George Crawford 322 South Carolina avenue who suffered H fractured skull and several when struck by a car driven by George Hawkins was also reported improved by physicians at the Park hospital where the boy was taken The Crawford boy was struck Sunday night as he was crossing the street near his home formation received from George A Wolfe missionary of the American Sunday school union who will be in charge Thr Hanford union Sunday school will reorganize next Sunday morn ing at 10 oclock according to in Who It RAY SENEY did you knou he docs thc flnc watch work In Buying Your Clothes isnt it n pleasure to Unit you will get exactly what you pay for in quality tailoring style fit and value What greater assurance of getting all these can there be than by trading with a local independent merchant who having a store and an investment in his business stakes his reputation with every sale to make satisfied and permanent customers Can you get such assurance when you chance buying will tailor to your nuas ur i surprisingly good suit for SCOTC TAILORS X So Delaware Our repair department UR fipls womens und mens garments Otto liaps in charge NOTICE The annual meeting of the stock olders of the Mason City Building Loan Assn will be held at its ffice with Beck Bros Co Kresge Jldg April 13 1929 at p m ALLAN F BECK Secretary whether it is in v ofj the home on the highway or any womens other place He stressed especially I clubs and other civic and welfare orj the importance of the symptoms as ganizations sponsor an appropriate i indicated by the pulse the breath program ing and the eye so that a FirstAid Calling attention to the winters accumulation of refuse and rub bish Dr said a thoro cleanup is not only necessary for the protection of public health but also for the promotion of public welfare and civic pride A House Bargain 4 room modern house on 24th St S W Only 1800 cash and monthly payments PRICED TO SELL DALY EPIGRAMS When a long lanky poor girl ac quires wealth she becomes im mediately divinely tall and graceful PLUMBING HEATING Suggests Program His suggested program follows day Streets and sidewalks should be cleaned gutters cleared ditches opened sewers flushed etc and mosquito day Cesspools should be cleaned out flyproof stable and er might not overlook the simple ways to recognize and treat for shock hemorrhage and artificial respiration while awaiting the ar rival of a doctor How lo call a doctor and what to tell him when not to allow a pa tient to be moved until the doctor arrives immediate treatment for burns the seriousness of attempting to care for infections and many other useful bits of information as I indicated in the textbook wen I again reviewed from the medical chopes to have al addressed by worker in dis astcr relief as soon aa arrangements can be maie to Procure onc while should be filled spouting mended and garbage cans scoured Cellar day Old na can e mae o Procure on per rags ashes and other refuse they arc on thcir wa Uml should be removed from the base Citv on other important disaster re ment Basements and root cellars I Iief organization work which is the should be thoroly cleaned i big objective for 1929 in every ono Thursday Rubbish day Brush j of tnc 3600 chapters in America branches dead grass and leaves and Corro Gordo county has made a other inflammable material from fence corners from around build ings and on vacant lots should be removed and burned being cautious about keeping the fires under con rol All rubbish in back such as old papers rags tin cans bot tles and ashes should be removed Removal day All non combustible rubbish and refuse should be hauled to a suitable dump General cleanup All beginning by its foundation of 800 persons trained in defi itn firstaid work HAIR CUT 35c SHAVE 25c Neiv Simp 18 N Del bloeli north of M B A Good Amcrirnn barbers ROY ADKINS Prop unfinished work should be done on this day thus completing the gen eral cleanup FIRESIDE WEATHER REPORT 4 Rain or snow Wednes day afternoon Wednesday night or Thursday morn ing temperature near freezing Wednesday night east to north winds Fuel Co I PHONE 888 j REFOItH ITS TOO IATF 1011 So Tcil Are Kiwanis Club Will Entertain Bovs at Y Thursday Night The Kiwanis club meeting this week will be held at the Y M C A Thursday evening at oclock with the KiwanisY boys as guests Rach Kiwanian has been asked to bring thc boy assigned to him Clyde Hamlin is in charge of the program The Kiwanians will have no luncheon at noon LOOK THESE OVER This is an exceptionally fine assortment Most of them arc on our approved list and carry a written guarantee Raised for Union Memorial Church Fund A committee made up of the pas tor the Rev T C McGinty and Maud M Brevvton and P L Scott team captains in the recent drive to raise money at the Union Memorial church expressed appreicalion Wed nesday to all those who came to their aid and responded so liberally to the amount n27 Chrysler Coupe SiiOS KxLra good condition Doilge A Sntiiti This will sell ilseir Nash Special Coupe joO Late Clean lOifi Dodge Coupe 8830 Few bargains like thin one Dodge Victory Sedan Heavy demand for these SlndcbaUcr 1Fnss Coupe In storage all winter Big value J820 Ford Sedan Runs Cheap Transportation 2 Ford Fortiors Choice Hudson Courh Clean and runs fine Ijitc Dodge Scries Nothing better Clean Dodge Coupe A lot per dollar Pontiao Coach A dandy buy Cash Trade or Terms H Marsf on Block South of Iojitofflce Mnson City Iowa STYLE SHOPPE STYLE SHOPPE to please the most fastidious Stylo SIioppc offers a special grouping of Smart Spring Coats priced at dash or capes Developed in broadcloth twill or basket weave crepe back satin lined In black for thc most sonic arc shown in tan and grey For women mid misses Priced Others at Offering a special grouping of chic frocks possessed with lhe breath of springpriced at Slr Here you will find jnst the fJross you dcsire al Iho printyou wish to pay 01 hers SI Siio S211 Visit Our Millinery Depr Fisk and Gage Hats H soiTii ;