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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 12, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Masom City News e AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VSNA 1929 FRIDAY APRIL 12 Second Sectioe COMING EVENTS April of Church orches tra concert April paintup and fire prevention weelc April fire prevention survey April of Commerce Kiwanis club lunchean meeting at Hotel Hanford April public meetingJn high school auditorium at oclock April City District As sociation of Life Underwriters hold noon meeting at Y W C A April of Mbosehart Le gion will present Madame Brig adier entertainer assisted by Bruno Weber German violinist at the high school auditorium April Hens play Tons of Money high school auditorium April Bridge party at the armory at 8 oclock will be sponsored by the American Le gion auxiliary News in Talk witli Pratt 6 1st mort gage bonds and up Phone 961 For coal phone liehm at 566 Dance K C hall Sat night men 50c ladies 25c Cliff Mandys Orch Dr and Mrs F C Shaklee have just returned from a weeks visit at Davenport M C Loan Invs Co W L Patton 1st Mtges Bonds Invs Big Time Friday night at St Jo sephs hall Old Time Dance Music by Tunicas Colonials Everybody come Mrs Alpha Maddux of Centralia 111 who came to this city the first part of the week to visit her father W H PeUit who has been ill will remain here for a few days visit ing friends Coe Pettit came to this city from Eagle Grove to take his father back with him will show movie reels on fish ing Friday nite Trinity Luth eran church lOc and 25c Virginia Splint Coul oft car S900 W G Block Coal Co Ph 563 Spring and summer hats values to Friday and Saturday for and Mason City Fur rsm Iowa City today and Satur day attending the scout executives I seminar at University of Iowa is the first meeting of this kind to be held Mr Underwood fevill present a lesture on The Ad Sinistration of Area Council Terri Jy covering district organization executive service mail service activities court of honor and spirit pf the area Kentucky Lump CoaJ while it lasts G Block Coal Co 563 Spring and summer hats values to 510 Friday and Saturday for and 5295 Mason City Fur iboppc Division No 3 Baptist L A Bake ale at Sterling Sat 10 a m NOTICE The annual meeting of the stock old ers of the Mason City Building Loan Assn will be held at Its ffico with Beck Bros Co Kresge Idg April 11 1929 at p m ALLAN F BECK Secretary A House Bargain 4 room modern house on 24th St S W Only cash and monthly payments PRICED TO SELL CONSIDER REMODELING OF COURTHOUSE DALY EPIGRAMS Experience is said to be the strongest spoke in the wheel of fortune PLUMBING HEATING GENERAL PLAN IS TO BE FOLLOWED IN REPAIR WORK New Roof Will Not Interfere With Program Fittings Being Investigated Investigation of the footings of the Cerro Gordo courthouse is now being carried on under the direction of Ben Henry local architest Mr Henry stated that a partly completed survey of the situation revealed the indication that the foundation structure of the build ing was in good condition and that in a general program of renovation no change need be made on this part of the edifice A section of the floor was taken out in the basement assembly room of the building next to the interior wall that carries the tower struc ture There workmen dug into the ground to learn that the wall was supported by rock columns under neath An inspection of other sec tions of the wall also will be made To Build New Roof It is the plan of the board of su pervisors to proceed as soon as pos ible with the construction of a new roof on the building as recom mended by Lloyd A Canfield con struction engineer at Des Moines who stated in his report the present roof was unsafe It is the view of the supervisors that the rebuilding of the roof will not in any way interfere with auy remodeling program that might be adopted later in rearranging the in terior to provide more room for the county offices At present only the county treasurers office is in any state of congestion This remodeling program will the supervisors state probably consist of squaring up the walls to elimi nate the octogonal shape of the cen tral halls and thus reducing the size of these halls to increase the down tairs offices and provide more room for the courts on the second floor County Agent Stoves In this remodeling program when it is ultimately completed it is liice ly that the entire second floor will be given over to the courts The county agents office by that time will be situated in the proposed fed eral building and the office of Mrs R Q Moore county nurse will be put elsewhere in the building The larger courtroom will prob ably be reduced in size by provid ing additional consultation cham bers and judges rooms to the south while the other courtroom will be enlarged to provide a more conven ient arrangement for carrying on court proceedings More jury rooms also would be added These remodeling changes how ever are probably years in the it ture the supervisors admit But it is a general plan that will be fol lowed in any repairs that are made on the structure In this program the erection of a new roof will be a part The supervisors have discussed among themselves the possibility of adding to the structure to the north But in this case too they state tha proposed new roof would ba almost entirely untouched The adding of more room by building however is remotely in the future they state Even a general remodeling program would require the vote of the people for e bond issue and if tha supervi sors have the public mind sized up right the county is not n a mood for a bond issue at the present Before the engineers report showed the critical condition of the courthouse roof it was the plan of the county fathers to erect a small addition for vault rooms on the west side of the building at a cost of about The condition of the roof however made it nec essary to expend the surplus funds I for the latter purpose Whether or not the proposed vaults will be in cluded in the general renovation program of the courthouse has Act been decided It was the supervisors original view that the condition of the pre sent vaults being such as to pace all the records of the county in jeo pardy in event of fire some action should be taken as soon as possible to protect thebooks 1 FIRESIDE IVVEATHER HEPORT j I Fair Friday night probably unsettled Saturday or JSaturday night rising tempera Iture Saturday and in west por Friday night jFireside Fuel Co PHONE 888 j BEFORE ITS TOO lATK i 1011 So Fed Are Local Applicants for C M T C Number Six Capt G H Dosher Muscatine of the regular army iield artillery was in the city Thursday conferring with Lieut William E Dorr on business relating to Citizens Military train ing camp Lieutenant Dorr has announced that six applicants have signed up for the session lasting four weeks which will begin August 1 Local men who have signed up are Robert Moore Don Woods Don Port for Fort Snelling and Leon Frost John Adams and Harold Raifsnyder Rockwell for Fort Des iloines Orchestra to Give Concert Here Sunday Above is shown the Church of Christ orchestra which will play its annual spring vesper concert at the Church of Christ Sunday afternoon at 4 oclock The organization 3s made up of George E Powell violin and director John Kopecky Mrs Harlan McMillan Mrs Scott Smith and John Kopecky Jr violin Earl Dean cello W B Terrill bass vlo Hn Carl Westefield clarinet J H Marston saxaphone LeRoy Stoddard French horn Ray E Prusia cornet Ray Seney trom bone Emauuel Eggert sousaphone and William Rae flute The program Sunday afternoon Mason City Building and Loan Officers ReElected Thursday Present officers and directors were reelected at the annual meet ing of the Mason City Building and Loan association which met in the Beck Brothers offices Thursday eve ning The officers are Willis G C Bagley president A R Sale vice president Allan Beck secretary and Remley J Glass treasurer The directors whose terms expired and reelected are E W Clark Mr Glass Mier Wolf B A Webster and Hugh H Shepard FARMERSPAYIN6 UP THEIR LOANS Few Delinquencies Reported in Several Million Loaned on Farms A total of only 395436 delin quent interest and principal pay ments in loans aggregating 3534 200 held by four insurance com panies in this territory ig given by Hugh H Shepard farm loan com pany owner as an emphatic refuta tion of the occasional claim that is made that insurance companies are getting possession of Iowa land In two of the four companies there are no delinquent items Mr Shepard pointed out One has a de linquet item of while the fourth has eight delinquent ac counts aggregating of which was for one tax item advanced by the company and three items aggregating required as partial payment on the principal not paid This leaves only de linquent interest in the total of more than three and a half millions of dollars It includes March 1 items and no Interest item is older than Dec 1 MRS ELIZABETH KRAFT IS DEAD Resident of City for 28 Years Dies Following Illness Mrs Elizabeth Kraft 86 a resi dent of Mason City for the past 28 years died at the home of her daughter Mrs Charles Flowers 230 Sixth street northwest Thursday night followingan illness of seven weeks The body was taken to the Bonner funeral home where It will lie in state until Sunday morning when it will be taken to the home of her daughter Mrs Flowers until time for the funeral Monday Mrs Kraft who was born Oct 21 1843 In Germany came to the United Sattes in 1865 Her husband Simon Kraft who was engaged In the hotel business died n 1881 Mrs Kraft is survived by three daugh ters Mrs Charles Flowers of this city with whom she made her home Mrs Charles Fisher and Mrs Charles Canfield both of Minneap olis One son William Kraft Men ahga Minn and one brother Simon Losmann Waseca Minn also sur vive Funeral services will be held1 Mon day at a m at the Holy Fam ily Catholic church and will be m charge of Father R P Murphy Burial will be at Waseca Minn where the body will be taken on the M and St L railroad NEGOMIER HELD BY GRAND JURY Jurors Make Inspection Trip to County Farm Find It in Good Condition The grand jury Thursday after noon returned indictments against Nick Negomier and Mrs Negomier charging them with maintaining a liquor nuisance and with illegal pos session of intoxicants The report or the grand jurors was made before Judge M F Kdwarda The work of the grand jurors in the past three days included an in spection of the county home which they reported to be in excellent con dition Northwood Boy Wins Annual Law Tourney IOWA CITY April E Hurd of Northwood and Orville F Grahame of Iowa City were an nounced winners of the annual law college tournament at the close of a banquet given in honor of Iowa supreme courfjudges at the Univer sity of Iowa Wednesday evening They will receive in prizes as a result of having gained the decision over Francis J MncLaughlin of Des Aloincs and Harlan J Williamson of Hopkinton will consist chiefly of classical num bers on which the orchestra has spent much time and practice Mrs J B MacGregor will he at the organ where ahe will give a solo number as well as accompany the orchestra in one of the heavy num bers There will be no charge for the concert Ames Junior to Head Home Economics Club AMES April Shell Sibley junior in home economics at Iowa State college was elected president of the Home Economics club organization composed of stu dents of that division in a recent election Other officers are vice president Mary Hill Cherokee sec retary Drew Chenowith Albany Mo treasurer Frances Martin Ames chairman of the MacKai Loan Fund Jean Gutbrie Ames chairman of ushering Lorraine Mundt Toeterville LOCAL PIONEERS TO BE HOSTS AT BOYS POW WOW Second Annual Affair Will Be Staged at Y M C A April 20 Pioneer boys leaders and pastors rom more than 25 towns are ex iected to attynd the second annual lioneer pow wow the Y M C A here April 20 Attendance to the pow wow will I ie open to all pioneer members i Sunday school classes which inf lude boys from 12 to 15 years of age and boys1 clubs and their lead ers Boys who attend will receive in itruction in such projects as model tirplane building leathercraft cni ooning show card writing framing i club constitution hobbies bird study hiking and camping Among the towns which have een invited to the confer ence are Charles City Rem brandt Hampton Sutherland Spen cer Spirit Lake Linn Grove Terill Lakota Manly Rockwell St Ans gar Marathon Orange City Min sral Clear Lake Plymouth Nora Springs Rudd Buffalo Center Gar ner Thompson Iowa Falls Alden and Osage Persons in towns who desire to send delegates may ad dress Evron M Karges Y M C A Mason City Following is the program for the day registration of delegates opening session dem onstration Mason City pioneers interest group meetings dinner talk by the Rev J LPick ett pastor First Baptist church group reports club meet ings assembly recreation and swim leaders conference Will Hold Midshipman Exams for District Midshipman examinations for the acceptance of one applicant to the United States Naval academy will be conducted April 17 18 and 19 at the postoffice under the direction of Charles E Price secretary of thi board of civil service examinera Altho the number of applicants has not been indicated it is prob able that there will be some from the tenth district as the closest ex amination point in that district in Fort Dodge Mason City and De corah are the examination points in the fourth district Each congressman is allowed three cadets in each academy an4 each United States senator is al lowed eight cadets The first exam ination to applicants is given by tbti commission for the congressman and from this s chosen the principal and alternate The second examina tion is given by the commission for the Naval academy The Rev A O Soholm pastor of the Central Lutheran church re turned Friday morning from a busi ness tour to Waupaca Wis Mil waukee and Chicago DR C R SMITH Chiropractor East State Pliono 415 ask her so as JUSt usual a Seney Diamond did the Couldnt asklng HAIR CUT 35c SHAVE 25c New 16 N Del i liloclt north of M B A Good Amcrlran burn cm ROY ADKINS Prop Manning Bros Wall Paper Paint Window Shades Ph 930 32 E State The Place Youve Heard About SHOE Repairing HAT Cleaning SHOE SHOP 117 SoutH Federal Mason City THEYRE HERE In Full Dress and Late Mechanical Features Liberal sales of now Dodges are bringing into our stock many excellent used cars of late manufacture These cars are in fine color combinations and have many of tto mechanical of the very latest cars Candy Sale Saturday and Sunday Only Fresh home made Chocolates of excellent quality finest home made chocolates Bon Bona de licious hard centers crisp munchy pieces and other tooth some delights Nash Special Coupe Here is a car that has had the very best of care and shows It You will be proud to own it Dodge Senior Sedan Leas than 10000 beautiful car and one of the finest automobiles me chanically ever built Many kinds selling regularly at GOc a pound Saturday and Sunday sale fer pound Fancy Boxes Boxes at Every Box strictly fresh This Sale is to acquaint you with our Candy department THE OLYMPIA J NORTH FEDERAL SCOUTS TO HAVE PART IN CLEANUP To Pass Out Literature and Check Residences That Observe Week Next week during Mason Citys cleanup paintup and fire preven tion program a large number of the boy scouts of the city will give time and energy in passing out literature and in the actual checking of Ma son City residencesto determine whether an effort baa been made to comply with the cleanup request The joint committee in charge of this weeks campaign which is com posed of representatives of the cHy government Its health and fire de partments the scout council and the Chamber of Commerce has issued a statement urging Mason City resi dents to cooperate courteously with the scouts These boys it was pointed out are doing this work as a piece of civ ic service Not only is this true but it is also true that the work of the whole week is for the best interests of the entire community Cleanliness is a distinct aid to health it is pointed out by officials of that de partment Fire department officials point out that rubbish Is a source of fires It is equally agreed that paint really saves the as the paint manufacturers and dealers have long been saying So the purposes of the whole are to stimulate Ma son City folks to clean up the win ters dust and dirt in the interests of health and fire prevention irfl to think about painting up their premises wherever for the very best interests of the whole community The Scouts will be the principal contact with residents and property owners of Mason City and they requested and Mrijvl to plvn these boys courteous coop eration Fine Packard Sedan Anyone that wants the distinction of owning a high priced car can have it it low cost In this ex tra fine job Dodge Victory Sedan This probably is one of the most sought after models in todays used cur market A truly wonderful automo bile at a cheap car price CONVENIENT TERMS H Marston BIocU South of Fostofflce Mason City Iowa A New Oak Floor is Not Expensive We have a complete stock of long bell oak flooring at prices that are exceptionally low For example we will furnish enough flooring for a room 10x12 for a price as low as Other grades furnished at cor respondingly low prices You cant afford to be without an oak floor at such low prices WebsterPotter Lumber Co THE BEST IN LUMBER PHONE KlOHT0FirHT DONT WAIT A R WEST MCtU fUlN WBHSTPR Who said it aint gonna rain no mo BUT the chap with a Certainteed Shingle roof over his home doesnt have to worry about rains snows sleet or whatnot For Certainteed Shingles arc just made to fight weathering They are fireresistant too And the charm of their softly warm colorings will endure through years being nonfading natural colors Certainteed Shingles For New or Old Homes Perhaps you plan to build our advice is to con sider Certainteed MineralSurfaced Shingles for that roof Perchance you or the neighbors have noted ugly streaks cracks warpinga on the old roof Again our recommendation is a suitable Certainteed Shingle Use This Service For any repairing remodeling or building problems our experience in this line should be highly useful to you It is yours for the asking Send for a free copy of Color Color Color the new circular on Shingle Roofs Builders Supply Co RW WILLIS MGR 221 7th SI N E Phone PS5 ;