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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 12, 1929, Mason City, Iowa FOUR MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE FRIDAY APRIL 121929 DANGER OF DIKE BREAKING OVER Wall on River in Illinois Strengthened After 20 Hours of Labor ALBANY III April 12 ter 20 hours of incessant labor the Mederdocia dike south of here was so strengthened last night that it was felt that danger of its giving away under the pressure of high water is now past Thousands of sand bags were used yesterday to fill the two breaks which developed in the earthen embanitment and all seap age had ceased this morning A crew was busy today strength ening the levee wherever it was thot necessary and several loads ot piling will be driven in front of the dike BELMOND GIRLS TO COMPETE AT IOWA CITY Estherville Man Is Killed in Illinois ESTHERVILLE April bas been received here of the death of Clarence Barlow of Estherville in a train accident between Lockport HI arid Joliet 111 Tuesday night His brother Arthur Barlow left Thursday morning on learning1 of the accident to bring the body to Esthervtlle He is expected here Sat urday or Sunday Details of the accident have not been learned here except that Mr Barlow was killed instantly lie was proprietor of a battery station in Estherville until about six weeks ago when he left to seek employ ment after closing out his battery station He had lived nearly all his life here Besides his parents he is sur vived by two brothers and three sisters BELMOND April is the Belmond girls glee club which won the district music contest held at Belmoud April 5 and 6 This club will make the trip to Iowa City to com pete in ths state contest finals on May 3 to 5 It is under the direction of Miss Elizabeth Waugh Bel roond high school music instructor The members of the club are as follows from left to right Back row Jean Elder Lois Trafford Harriet Gowdy Amelia Rose Barry LU lian Larson Aileen Gibbs Corinne Johnson Third row Lois Leinbach Hildegarde Thorman AliceNis sen Marie Barry Gladys Jacobmeyer June Norby Muriel Liiick Uinta Packard Second row Evelyn Stapley Everill Hauge Mary Elizabeth Blake Irene Dorr Eleanor Kernan Faye Thompson Ruth Leavy First row Miriam Simmons Marvieu Hanson Ar line Jenison Esther Steenblock Marie Landon Alice McManus Lillian McNutt SHEPARD FARM LOANS itR LAND OWNER During the last nineteen years tills office lias loaned more than ten million dollars to farmers in Northern Iowa and Southern Minnesota We have a large number of loan companies that give us exception ally good servive Drop us a lino and let us know your requirements Our loans ara made on the regular fiveyear plan and also on the amor tization plan with liberal prepayment options and at owest interest rates We also handle city loans on good Mason City property and have sorna mortgages for sale to investors Long DIsfance Ph No 284285 Hugh Shepard MASON JITS IOWA Rooms 501513 M B A Bldg GIRL ACCUSED OF EXTORTION Former Justice Said to Have Aided in Getting Signa ture on Note CHICAGO April 12 Miss Helen M Carr 30 former justice of the peacf of Galesburg 111 whose marriage to George Lewis after she had fined him for intoxication wns the subject of news stories two years ago is accused of extortion Reroofing Offer UU We offer you the following proposition for reroof ing your house This price includes all necessary ma terials and labor Diamond Point Slate Roofing Heavy weight applied on your roof Per 100 square feet We understand that transient roofers from outside cities are soliciting reroofing work In this city We make the above offer to show how much more they are asking for this work than we are Our price of per 100 square feet of roof surface is just about half what they are asking for the same quality material and labor Let us measure your roof and make you a lump sum price for a11 the material and labor necessary before you sign their contract We know we will save you money Call us and let us show you Time granted on approved credits Moore Moore Inc Phone 110 620 South Federal Avenue Its tRenewbelco battery and guaranteed by DelcoRetnvi largest and best known manu facturer of automotive electrical equipment in the world I 13 rubber Delco Remy only Trade your old battery now while we have some of these Delcos left Dont in today 1 Central Battery Electric Company 117119 So Delaware Ave in an affidavit filed here by D W Sullivan Sullivan 67 and reputed to be one of GaJcsburgs wealthiest men avera that he was forced to sign a note for in Miss Carrs fa vor when he was trapped according to fie affidavit in her home by an uncle David Farrell The affidavit states that Sullivan was summoned to Miss Carrs homo Sept 8 1927 for a political confer ence that her uncle appeared brandishing a knife and that the uncle demanded that Sullivan sign the note on the grounds that ha Lad compromised Misa Carr Sullivan avers he paid on the note before Farrell told him he had been mistaken in the affair and dad destroyed the paper Last Jan uary however a judgment 06 524500 was entered on the note without his beingserved In the suit Sullivan said Miss Carr who was justice of the peace at Galesburg from 1925 to 1928 has denied thru counsel the charge stating that the note jiven by Sullivan in payment for ler resignation from office for po itical reasons Judge Brothers yesterday granted Sullivan a 10day stay of execution o file a plea Parsons College One of Winners in Debate DES MOINES April 12 Members attending the convention of the Missouri province of Pi Kappa Deltaii Monal forensic fra ternity frqjn Takes Over Company April 12 31 American Union Insurance company the organization of which ias been announced in Des Moines will take over the business of the Hawkeye Business Mens Accident association organized here more than 20 years ago Gets University Place IOWA CITY April 12 Edwin B Kurtz of Oklahoma A G M college has been appointed head of the department of electrical en gineering at the TIniversity of Iowa Carroll Transporter f ined Costs Fi CEDAR RAPIDS April 12 Jack Davis Carroll arrested here last week following a chase from Mount Vernon was fined and costs on charges of illegal transpor tation of liquor and driving with Improper license plates While Yale will devpte to study of mankind some of us have acquired considerable data at far less coat St LouisDemocrat the debating tournaments CulverStockton college Canton Mo Westminster college Fulton Mo and Parsons college Fairfielcl won in the mens division of the ournament yesterday Teams from Drake and Des Moines universities won in the wo mens division HYPEPSEN A Laxative Tonic and System Cleanser Makes you eat better sleep better work better and feel better you are weak and nervous have that tired worn out and run down feeling you should start taking Hy PEPSeu today It will give you vim vigor anc vitality such as you have not known in years HyPEPSen is a lasting Tonic and I system builder I For sale by Michael Drug Co 8 COUNTIES TO LET CONTRACTS il Miles of Grading to Be Done in Cerro Gordo AMES April counties of northern Iowa willlet contracts for road work within the next two veeks Contracts will include ma terials and work on bridges and cul verts and at grading graveling and repairing Cerro Gordo county will do 11 niles of grading on roads south of he Clear LakeMason City road and five miles west of Dougherty Work will include the hauling of 93370 yards of earth and some incidental repair work Bids will be received at the county auditors office Ma son City until April 22 Worth to Gravel Worth county will receive bids un til April 16 for grading 16 miles on county road B across Goose lake On the same day Howard county will let the contract for the con struction of a 90foot pony truss bridge on concrete abutments Up to April IS both Winneshlek and Fayette counties will receive bids on bridge work Bids in Winne shiek are to be for a reinforced con crete pier 22 by 18 feet Fayette county will construct a 70 by 18 feet pony truss steel Ask Bridge Material Winnebago county will receive bids until April 22 for the finishing of two cars of bridge lumber one car of piling and one car of corru gated pipe Up to April 23 Bremer county will receive bids for slightly more than three miles of graveling As yet the date has not been set for the letting of the contract for surfacing 12 miles of secondary road in Palo Alto county The sur facing will involve the use of 13200 cubic yards of gravel Crystal Lake League Sponsors Britt Play CRYSTAL LAKE April home talent play The Dust of the will be given by the Re bekah lodge of Britthere tonight It is sponsored by the Crystal Lake Epworth league and proceeds will go toward payment on the new church here as part of the leagues pledge Satisfaction guaranteed When irritations of Ifie Kidneys and irregular bladder action annoy and impair health late WHY PILLS QIURfTlC Men and women everywhere use and recommend them laid TRY 1H EM 89o SPECIALS Alarm Clocks 89c Waterbuvy alarm clock in blue green yellow and red lacquer finish Specially priced for this week Also all other clocks in stock at saving prices Garbage Cans 89c A heavy galvanized can of 6 gallon capacity Tight fitting cover Well secured bail Your phone is handy delivery service is now Grass Seed Our own mix of high grade tested seed Price per pound CurrieYan Ness Phone 17 MAINTAINED BY MERIT 11 North Federal Ave Theres a Long Spring Ahead DRESS Theres absolutely no excuse for you not drcsiing up in brand new Spring clothes You do not need a full purte or fat bank account you can pay us as you can Pay 1 LOOK This Certificate and 99c Entitles the Bearer to one of our Genuine Waterson Selffilling Fountain Pens This u Mnter or Size and it two times the of the average Pen 10 Swea City Rural Lines Vote to Merge Swea City April the 12 local farm telephone compan ies came closer to realization at a meeting held in the Farmers Sav ings bank when ten of tlxem voted to merge Of the two that remained one waa opposed and the other was not rep resented Some of the delegates hart power to sign an agreement and others must return with the report of the meeting1 to their respective companies before they can sign Another meeting will be held Monday night April 2 when it ia lopad that an agreement can be drawn up and signed and officers of the new organization elected Haa tlie Hard Barrel ACTUAL SIZE Ewry Tttttd anrl GiMnnteml A 5Year Guaranty t Fit Red Jrfe and other Th ood only while Advertising on GET YOURS NOW I I THIS PSK OIVEH 7RKB YOU CAN BUY ONE IN THS C1TV POR LESS BOLLARS USE EITHER OR BOTH CERTIFICATES WATERSON PENS ARE RELIABLE our iKmjauHMktKU Good Only Saturday April 13 FOSTERS CTrtTJT DRUG STORE 101 S Federal Ave Mason City Iowa Real Estate Begins to Move at Garner GARNER April estate has begun to move here after a con siderable depression J R Mounce superintendent of schools has bought the desirable bungalow near the south end of Main street The Charles Engstler family en May 1 are to have possession of the house known as the Maley property J block east of the courthouse The Engstler family moved in from he country March 1 George Neimeyer has taken pos ession of the Schulz home which aces the R I In south Garner Mr Schulz took in exchange the louse purchased from the Wortle mens und Ralph Quintus has bought the former home of the Bowens Houses for rent are all occupied a 1 LOOK This Certificate and 59c entitles bearer to one Genuine Waterson Indestructible High Grade Selffilling Fountain Pen TIMM Pent nil S300 After Thii LADIES PEN With Rim Every Pen Tested One Pen to Certificate Bring this Certificate iinranteril for 1IVK YEARS l7 the WATEHSOf TEN1 CO A CuamliCeo Cerdllcile Propel and RepelPencUt Colored to Match Pens 49c Council Will Revise Property Valuations HAMPTON April city council will hold another meeting Monday to complete the work of re vising the property valutUed for taxes No city clerk or water commis sioner has as yet heen appointed but other city officials have been named by Mayor R R Stuart The new officials are R L Saicy city attorney Dr W K Long health officer Dr Ed Scantlebury milk Inspector F A Hasler city marshal W L Crawford night marshal C V lankson street commissioner Mens 2Pants SUITS Extra pants will make your new Spring luit wear twice long every new Spring suit on our racks was approved by New Yorks style choicest patterns and new cat shades 1C Youre Thrifty You Mill Buy One OS These TOPCOATS Every new Spring topcoat in our atoro QUALITY AND STYLE pleas ingly torWotouch materials in solid tones fancy weaves plaids herringbone camel hair tweeds and tmcoth finbhcs ex tremcly well tailored garments SPECIAL VALUES UNUSUAL VALUES Amazing yes exciting suit values priced from to Womens Smartest COATS Every mother or daughter in this community can af ford a new Spring Coat at this special price high grade coatings last minute styles luxurious fur trim raings or sport models A tempting growing of coats at FAM ILY pMTFiTTERS 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