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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 23, 1929, Mason City, Iowa V KIGflTEEN MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE APRIL 23 FLETCHER DECIDES ON ROAD BOND ELECTION QUESTION COUNTY BOARDS MUST SET BOND ELECTION DATES Attorney Generals Opinion Issued by Creston Attorney DS MOINES AprU Dates for county flections on road bond issues must be set lay the county board of supervisors unless it is desired to wait for a general election according to an opinion made public today by Atty Gen John Fletcher The opinion given to Adam Pick ett county attorney at Creston was written by Assistant Neill Garrett A second opinion tdPickett held that officers forwhom no successor was chosen at the last general elec tion hold their offices by default until the next election The opinion asked in connection with a situation at Arispfl Union county was writ ten by Assistant Atty Gen J O Blake Iowa statutes do not require that boards of supervisors adver tise for bids in the purchase of road Manning Bros Wall Paper Paint Window Shades 930 32 E State machinery but competitive bidding was advised in another opinion The opinion was written by Assistant AttyGen C J Stevens in answer to a request from County Atty Ralph W Cockshoot Atlantic WOMAN POURS GAS IN STOVE Clothes Catch on Fire From Explosion in Irvington Home George Stewart April is suffering from severe burns on her hands and arms as a result of pouring gasoline into the stove by mistake yesterday morning After putting what she supposed to be kerosense into the range there was an explosion and Mrs Stewart found her clothing blazing She searched frantically for a rug or something in which to smother the flames and failing in this she ran screaming on to the porch try ing to rub out the blaze with her hands Mr Steward came immediately upon hearing his Wifes cries and ex tinguished the flames on her cloth ing She was taken immediately to an Algona hospital Articles of furniture in the Stew art kitchen also caught fire after the explosion hut everything was saved by immediate use of a fire ex tinguisher Township Picks Contest Winners OTRANTO April the an nual township spelling contest helc at the Otranto schools to decide representatives at the county spell ing contest Donald Patterson of the Mona schools and Elfreda Priem of the sixth grades of the Otranto schools succeeded in spelling the most words The contest was pre ceded by a short program given by the different schools competing HERE AND THERE Miscellaneous Briefs From 100 GlobeGazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota NOW IS THE TIME TO Buy Dundon Coal When you are ahead of the crowd When you can get what you want When an order helps your dealer When the dealer can get the best Place Your Order Now with Home Town Dealer for Dundon Red Ash Coal ReeTT S Pat Off Mined and chipped from WIDEN CLAY COUNTY WEST VA West Virginias Higher Quality Coal An ideal fuel for all domestic uses Insist on havlug Dundon Red Ash Coal Ask your dealer for it by full name and tf your dealer does not carry it we will give you the name of one who does Elk River Coal Lumber Co SOLE MINERS AND SHIPPERS WESTERN SALES OFFICE 150 East Broad Street Columbus Ohio Beautiful Dentistry We make a specialty of thoroughly high grade plate and bridge work made according to latest approved methods which insures the finest type of artistic natural appearing restorations Practically Painless We use the most ap proved modern anaes thetics which render ex tractions and other den tal operations practi cally free from pain Free Examination Artistic Denatures plete upper and lower at Dr H K JONES DENTIST N Federal Phone 325 NEWtiYWEDS VISIT and Mrs Boya Roclemeyer canie for a visit at the home ot the formers parents Mr and Mrs Fred Rodemeyer Sunday The young couple lias been spending a couple of weeks in Falls with relatives and in a short time plan to set up housekeeping for themselves BACK TO STUDIES Haggard returned to bia studies at Iowa City after spending Friday and Saturday with his parents Mr and Mrs Hag go id SPENDS WEEKEND E Vickerman returned from Hastings Minn Mon day where she has been visiting over the weekend with Mrs R C DuHlng LEAVE FOR CHICAGO Nissus and family left Monday morning for Chi cago where they will maka their home TO STOPENROUTE I P Harrison who has been visiting friends here the past 10 days left for her homo In St Agatha Can She wilt stop enroute at Minneapolis and at Herman Minn for short visits with relatives LEAVES SHOP Hertisr who has been conductinga sign and art sliop for a year or so lias now accepted position in the slioa department of Goeuers store He will continue with his art work in tbe evenings RETURNS HOME Alvey re turned home from Three Rivers Mich Saturday where he has been env ployed ACCEPTS POSITION Farber who for tha past 16 years has been em ployed in the Kammeier hardware store left Sunday for Spencer where he has accepted a position with tho and Thompson Hardware com ASSISTS MOTHER and Mrs O J Nel son and children went to Wallingford Saturday Mr Nelson returned Mon day but Mrs Nelson remained to as ist at the home of her mother who is II in the hospital at Estherville RETURNS HOS1E John Zobel re urned to her home at Nora Springs unday after a weeks visit with rela ves in and near Fertile ATTEND POWWOW Boy Scouts rom here attended the Whoopee Pow Tow at Mason City Saturday RELATIVE DIES and Mrs F W Jaum Paul and Adolph Hertzke Miss Louise Thaves and Mr and Mrs Otto Cramer of Buffalo Center left Sunday or Nlslan S Dak being called there iy the death of their relative Sirs lenry Thaves Mrs Thaves was a sis er of Mrs Baum and Paul and Adolph lertzke RETURNS HOJIE Holland and laughters Magdalen Avis and June jiotored from Echo Minn Sunday for t visit at the home of Mr Mre 1 O J Maahestaa and Mrs Holland and Arlene who had been here for a few flays returned home with them on SPENDS WEEKEND Clara Sagen a teacher in the Mason City schools Irs Carl Sheimo pent the weekend with her sister MOVE TO CALMAR and Mrs William Corbciand two children formerly Osaian have moved their householc oods to Calmaiwhere atr Korbel is ngaged in the milling business Mr Korbel opened up his business las winter but the family remained in Oasian until this last week WILL PLAN PARK Rev and Mrs Garner Osborn will visit the latter parents at Lake Park this week Th Rev Mr Osborn will assist in plan ning a town park at Superior PROMINENT IOWA PHYSICIAN DIES Dr JD Brownson Monona Served in Surgical Corps in France MONONA April J D Brownson for many years one of the leading physicians and surgeons of this part of Iowa died here last night He served in the surgical corps mFrance in the war He had practiced here for a great many years INSTALLS MILL Welter has In stalled a fine new feed mill at his homo just north ot Orchard ATTENDS CONFERENCE Hazel Plumley principal of tha Bockford high school attended the teachersconference at Cedar Falls Thursday and Friday RETURNS WITH DAUGHTER Minnie Oswald re turned Sunday evening from Waterloo where she had been visitmg Iieisister Mrs B N Ford She was accompan ied home by her daughter Avilla who is employed In that city VISITS SISTERS ROCK and Mrs A J Peterson ot Kiester Minn came Sat urday for a few days visit with Mrs Petersons sisters Mrs William Ma her and Miss Lillian Sohnurtz LEAVE ON VACATION Rev and Mrs B B Fryo and two children left Sunday night for Palmyra Mo where they will spend their vacation The Rev Mr Kern is pastor of the Baptist church SISTER IS ILL Glen Morse re ceived word that her sister Miss Dena Troesler at Huron S Dak ivas ill nd started for there Sunday CALLED BY ILLNESS and Mrs Rus ell Tyler of Alpine Texas came Sat rday called by the serious illness of Ir Tylers mother Mrs Ed Tyler TO HOLD FINAL last ParentTeach rs meeting of the year will be held i the school gymnasium Wednesday reningr PARENTS OF GIRL and Mrs George ruska are parents oE a daughter born ionday morning SCHOOL CLOSED I Carl Hanson rural choo Is closed tills week owing to n epidemic of scarlet fever CLUB TO MEET Wives and Daughters club will meet with Mr and Mrs Walter Harmon Wednesday aftcrnoom The hostess will provide vorlc for her guests at this meeting VISIT SON and Mrs C A ioisberry are visiting their son Win aeired and family in the southern t of the state Bernard Giles ia aringfor the stock while Mr Mols erry ia awav ON BUSINESS Rev William uell of New Hartford was here on business Monday TOERECT BARN EV Fluhrer will begin the erection of a big barn on hia farm six miles north and east of town The first eight feet will be 3Uilt of brick and the upper part will be frame EMPLOYED IN HOSPITAL Burke who Is employed in the bacteriology depart ment at the Mayo hospital at Ro chester Minn spent the weekend at the Julius Kunz home COME FOR VISIT and Mrs Henry Schroder of Chicago came Saturday night for a visit with Mral Marlln Croner who has been ill for some time IS IN CHICAGO Halvorson is In Chicago this week with several carloads ot cattle He left Saturday with the stock and expects to return tomorrow VISITS DAUGHTER A Hanson has re turned from Popejoy where sha spent several weeks with her daughter Mrs Dewey Peterson FINISH SEEDING number of farmers have finished seeding and are getting ground ready for corn planting There will be more acres put Into beets this spring than other years HAS OPERATION KIESTER Lou Hintz was operated on for gallstones and appendicitis in Albert Lea yesterday morning She has been ill the past several weeks and has suffered con siderably BACK FROM DECORAH I W Eflie re turned home fiom Decorah Sunday where she had been a month visiting her mother BUILDS POULTRY HOUSE E Towne is put ting up another poultry house on his HALF OF RURAL SCHOOL SENIORS PREFER FARMING Engineering Second Choice in Iowa Consolidated High Schools DES MOINES April 23 More than half of the 1087 boys en rolled in the senior class of consoli dated school in Iowa last year ex pressed a preference to remain on the farm after graduation Miss Agnes Samuelson state superin tendent of public instruction stated today The order of preference for life work was given by the seniors as follows Farming 650 engineering 122 business 79 teaching 38 med icine 28 law 23 mechanics 22 music 21 aviation 21 ministry 5 scattered professions and occupa tions 78 The number preferring to remain on the farm was 598 per cent of the total The same study showed that 118 per centof the girls enrolled in consolidated schools preferred farm life Other preferences of the girls were teaching 610 farming 163 nursing 163 business 117 stenography 81 Of those who preferred to leave the farm 736 gave no reason 300 desired more interesting work 299 reported the farm had no fu ture 170 said they disliked the farm 108 declared they could make more money off the farm 49 as serted farm work was too strenuous and the hours too long 28 opined that farm life was too monotonous and lonesome and said they farfh The buildingwin be used chief WDre physically unfitted to become ly as a hatching house Dewey Carj farmers inany Is doing the work HAS PLEURIST C C Fftz is a pa tent In the Lutheran hospital at hlampton She is suffering from an attack of pleurisy HEAR OF DEATH Bert Logan amily received the news Sunday eve the death of Tom Butler at Williams SOLON RETURNS NORA and Mrs Lafe Hill returned Saturday o their home here after the legisla ure adjourned at Des Moines on Fri day GOES THRU CUNIC A Cerdes is spend ns a week at Rochester where he plans to go thru the clinic TAKEN TO HOSPITAL E W Trout who iiaa been ill and whose condition was notimproving asfast as was hoped for was removed to the Park hospital at Mason City Sunday HOLD MEETING Fern Brown met with the district cooperators of Lhe home extension department of the Farm Bureau at the home of Mrs Fred TJrbatcli Union township Worth county for an all day session Fri day AGED PASTOR ILL Rev E C Has kell retired Presbyterian minister here has been quite III the past week but Is improving He is 95 years old 100 AT BANQUET Firestone agents held a banquet at the Algona hotel Monday night There were 100 agents present VACATION ENDS Ben Hopkins re her duties at the Milwaukee Additional information obtained by Miss Samuelson on the consoli dated schools of the state showed a total of 896 teachers employed in such schools not maintainingnor mal training work or 358 schools More than half of the number had had some college work before en tering the teaching profession Lumber Yard Manager Installed at Leland LELAND April auditor from the Thompson Yards in Minne apolis was here Friday and in stalled Nels Johnson Thompson as new manager of the local Thomp son yards He takes the place of O A Espelund who has been trans ferred to Watson Minn MAY HEAD DRY BOARD Judge Arthur C Dcnison of the Cincinnati court of appeals Is among those being considered to head President Hoovers pro posed commission to investigate the prohibition situation He has the recommendation of Chief Justice Taft who when president appointed him to the federal bench in 1910 GRESGO TEAM IS STATE CHAMPION One Act ofRip Van Winkle Takes Iowa City Contest CRESCO April Crcsco dramatic team won first place in the state contest at Iowa City Sat urday The team consisted of Orvis Schlesselman and Mary Culbert who played the leading roles in the ro mantic comedy Rip Van Winkle Others of the cast were Arthur Tracy June Reed Henry Reed Har old Normann and Betty Odell These produced one act at Iowa city of the play which was given at Cresco April 17 and 18 with 105 pupils of the Cresco public schools in the cast Seniors at Chapin Will Give Annual Class Play CHAPtN April senior class play Yimmie Yonsons Yob will be given at the high school au ditorium on the evening of May 3 The play is being coached by Miss Bernice Smalldridge NEW LAWS WILL DRAW STATE AND COUNTIES CLOSER Bennett Bill Forecasts More CoOperation in Law Enforcement DES MOINES April 23 Closer affiliation between count law enforcement officers and th state department of justice ia Sore cast for the future in law enforce ment as the result of the Bonnet laws enacted by the fortythird gen era assembly Senator O P Bennett of Monon county serving hia first term in th legislature introduced nearly a score of law enforcement measuri the past session One of these Se ate File 88 enacted into law r quires that all coroners must lc mediately file a report of all deati coming within their jurisdiction the state department of justice h reau of crimin 1 investigation Sui information 13 expected to he f great value to the bureau and J sheriffs and other peace officers cases of accidental or violent deatts 2G9 by Senators ett and Clark of Linn county ptj mits the department of justice requisition for use of the depa ment all automobiles confiscated peace officers for illegal transport tion of liquor When any such seiz cars are not used by the depa ment county hoards may apply the department for use of suii automobiles by officials of counties It is estimated that many thr sands of dollarsannually will Eived to the state and the countjjft in using confiscated automobiles place of buying new cars for wcj of peace officers j Senate File 87 enacted placed I duty on sheriffs to issue permits carry weapons and then only peace officers of the county orj residents of the county Sheriffs t to be the judge of who are granted permits and may issutj a nonresident if such person is if ployed in law enforcement work if proved by the sheriff Senate File relating to impersonating provides penalties for impersonal peace officers special agents state department of justice game wardens All of the mentioned were indorsed by state sheriffs and county attfij associations jn ChoirSings at Esthervine ESTHERVILLE April Waldorf College choir of Forest City opened Its spring tour with concert Satrday night in the Esther ville Lutheran church Sunday morning another program was fered in the State Line church a few j sumed miles north of here A great many station at Hutchins Monday after a people were turned away from the church as there was not sufficient room While Jn Estherville mem bers of the choir were guests of the Estherville Lutheran congregation STERLING STANDS FOR QUALITY SHEPARD FARM LOANS MR LAND OWNER Burlng the last nineteen years this office has loaned more than ten million dollars to farmers in Northern Iowa and Southern Minnesota We have a large number oCloan companies that give us exception ally good servive Drop us a line and let us know your requirements Our loans aremade on the regular liveyear plan and also on the amor tization plan with liberal prepayment options and at lowest Interest rates We also handle city loans on good Mason City property and have some mortgages for sale to Investors Long Distance Ph No 284285 Hugh Shepard MASON CITY IOWA Rooms 501513 M D A BWff Featuring New Arrivals In New Spring FROCKS o You Vr ant to MAKE A LOAN Iowa Farm Land Mason City Business and Residence Property Prompt Inspection and Speedy Service The First National Company HANFORD MacNIDER President hree months leave of absence RETURN TO K C and Mra Elmer Rowe left Monday morning for their home at Kansas City Mo after spend ing a 10 days vacation with the for mers parents Mr and Mrs C T Howe VISIT BEDSIDE and Mrs Frank Skinher and daughter and Jliss Har riet Ulland drove down from Minne apolis Saturday for a brief visit in the D C Perry home returning Sun day Mrs Perry has been very 111 for some time but her condition Is some what better Other visitors at her beQ slde are her mother Mrs W S Skin ner of Oklahoma City Okla her Bis ter Mrs Harry Kleg of Mankato Minn a cousin Mrs Frank Welher ot Rowley and Miss Margaret Peters of Baldwin VISIT HOSPITAL and Mrs Charles Anderson went to Mason City Sunday to he with their son In the hospital there SPEND WEEKEND Hans Johannsen family of Fort Dodge spent the week end with Mr and Mrs Myron Hill and family of Alsona RETURNS HOME Eden returned home Saturday after a weeks visit his sister at Ackley VISITS RELATIVES Donald Bender and baby returned home Sunday from a couple of weeks visit with her rela tives at Warren 111 MAKE VISIT and Mrs Dale Scott and children of Mason City spent Sun day here with Mrs Scotts parents Mr and Mrs G C Brlckoy Kenneth ficott rematnftcl for a longer visit RETURN HOME Alvin KaiT and Miss Agatha Coughlln returned to Orange City Sunday after spending a week with their mother Mrs John INITIATION T or A Initiation which was scheduled for Wednesday night has been until Sun day CENTERS SANITARIUM I Slcnssy retired farmer pf Luvcrne who with 11 Stenssy his been visiting relatives In Monroe Wls has been in very poor health and has entered a sanitarium at Milwaukee VISITS PARENTS R E law bnugh and daughter of Elgin 111 ar ilveti here Sunday evening for a visit it the home of Mrs Lnwbaughs par ents Mr and Mrs W H Reynolds Many new and lovely frocks have been received during the last few days They are very inspiring with their fresh new styles and soft new materials The values are remarkable and you will be sure to find the frock that you want among these numbers We are now featur ing two splendid groups that you will say are very low in price when you see the qualities m Chic Styles Lovely Fabrics In The New COAT The new Spiing coats are as serviceable as they are stjjui They are made to protect one from the chilly spring and yet to look appropriate on the soft balmy Spring a noon You will especially like the wide variety of new and materials that we are able to show you The nifty coat and the more dressy models that are trimmed witM new short furs are all to be found in the groups that offering now at MENS SOX 19C You Do f he Best NR pfiesf A ;