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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 1, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Crowds See Greenes History in Pageant xCONTINUED FBOM PAGE 1 last night which was under the di rection of the Thurstor company of Minneapolis with a cast of several hundred Greene residents Indian Legend Presented First there was the prologThe Message of Tepoonbay and a bal letwhich took the form of a Greek scarf dance Then began the first episode a legendary treatment of Indian life Village of Winnebafoes harvest moon festival games dances and contests among the braves astride their horses welcome from Chief WeUon dah Winnebago brave to Red Eagle of a neighboring tribe wedding arrival at last of the French fur traders offering gifts to the red akin s All of this was a part of episode 1 Episode 2 concerns itself with recorded history between 1851 and 3854 from the arrival of Lac on and Bennett the first settlers They ftrsf religious serviceThe town is platted by T Tha first wedding takes place Mar tin Van Buren Wamsley and Fran ces Qriffith are married by Judge Van Home the settlers all gather for the occasion First Train Arrives A great community celebration in hondl of the arrival in 1871 of the first train over the new Burlington Cedar Rapids and Minnesota rail way is the central theme of the third episode Speeches torch light procession songs and toasts are of fered the celebrants joined in the square dances of that day In episode 4 Is a picture of the relatively modern Greene the Greene of 19171918 AblebodieU men of Greene and Butler coubty are depicted answering the arms There is a scene featuring a mittees in the listvunder Mayer Metf chairman Henry Draller John Deb reau is that on By Thurs ay afternoou 350 homecomera had registered at the Mather Memorial library a hundred or more had en rolled atthe various cburchea and other jubilee centers and an appre ciable additlon to the rolls was ex pected Thursday Women of took in more for luucues served Wednesday iand the two cafes the hotel and 14 eating stands were doing an extremely lively busi THEY GAME BACK TO HELP GREENE WITH ITS BIG CELEBRATION i r Haurica Kettay YirarlBault Minn John MJ Deardorf Waterloo Iowa i A Worley Waterloo Iowa i E Miller Waterloo Iowa Mrs G W Kbert Waverly Iowa Mrs Chrys tieLydigMcKee Cedar Falls Iowa J B and Miss Alberna Payette A FESTIVE SCENE soldier singer Tiia sweethenrt In quickchanging scene is pictured an incident in France the zero hour arrive s over the top and an im pressive battle scene Then the vic torious troops return home and are welcomed This part of the pageant was done In a specially convincing rnannet In the ifirst interlude there was a make camp and the men chop down j dance of little folk Gandyland trfteK HTld heerln the erection Of a Tn tha nfnrim n trees and begin the erection of a Other settlersarrive the Burress family Moates Grifflths and other families Settlement activ ities are started a majl route is opened by JohnTfliller Several chil dren are gathered together and be their studies under Edward Ru fus Goheen TheRev S W Ingra ham comes to the settlement and flags bearingthe slogan Welcome to Greene lining the main streets of this city resi dents and homecomers continued the celebration of the golden jubilee and homecoming Thursday morning reviewing the procession of floats in the historical parade The streets of the city presented a festive appearance with pennants flapping in the breeze Concessions lined the block on Traer street in the heart1 of the business section and crowds thronged the sidewalks in specting countlcis relics in almost every store window Balloon and novelty vendorsmoved thru the crowd and cried out their wares Those from away who are back here for the homecoming include the following F Li Maybee Washington Mr arid Mrs C i Weston Medfprd Minn Louis HIggins Kokomo Ind Mr and Mr W A McDonald Re dondo Beach Cat LeRoy Landis Washington D C Fred A G Cheney Clifton Kans the Rev and Mrs W B and Bleauore Fisher Marion Iowa Mr and Mrs F J Oehmke Pomeroy Iowa Henry Fisher Northwood Iowa Mr and Mrs Leo Higglns Peru Ind Cir cus J M Harrington Grand Rapids Mich E F Wilson Maquo drama Inthe second interim a Greek ballet was presented A grand finaleand processional of the pageantbrot the spectacle to a close Thruout tha production the Cedar band directed by the r nationally known Jimmie Melichar Ithe afternoon festivities The cele provided tha musical effects brants lined the street for three HousInE Big Job One of the harcest working cdiri keta Iowa Charles Clyde Knight Lavras Ede Minas Gesaes Brazil Miss Esther Schuknecht Charles City Iowa Eva L Hart Waterloo Iowa L W Hart Waterloo Iowa Mr and Mrs John Lloyd and John W Hubeler Haugen Wis Mary E and Margaret Bryant Wheppamy IN J the Rev and Mrs and Sylvan Dedt Minn Louise Feyereisen Sioux City IowaJosephine Feyereisen Cincin nati Ohio Inez Kuehne Manitowoo Wis Mrs Henry Ebling Bristow Iowa H H Reinklng Englewood Colo Ella Murphy Mariow Water lobIowa Judge M A J Wade Iowa City Iowa Mayel Rbckford Iowa Lillian Pell Ida Grove Iowa arid Mrs N J An derson and two children Independ ence Iowa Julia Gates Schneider Charles City Mr and Mrs W E Buntam and Olive Dallas Center Iowa Thelma arid Pauline Bun tam Dallas Center Iowa Mrs JSmma Starkweather Rockford Iowa Mr and Mrs George E Per ry Charles City Iowa Mrs Carrie L Davison Charles City Iowa Mrs Riley Moore Compton Cal Mrs Emma Moore Holoway Cesnent Okla Magdalene Feyereisen GU bert Minn Regine Nixt Perham Bertha Seal Roberts and Luclle In dependence Iowa Mary Margaret Roberts Independence Iowa Clara Wright Armstrong Dallas Texas Mryand ifrs Floyd J Neal and Ivan Dallas Texas Bernice Shafer Allen Bertha Cofhian Nashua Iowa Mrand Mrs William Robinson and Edith Nashua Iowa Dorothy Ar ney Austin Mr and Mrs E E Wilder Mr and Mrs E J Dilley Allison Iowa Louis Corbett Mason City Iowa Mr and Mrs A W Hughes Hannah Shell Rock Iowa Mrs Ebling Ayers Aredale citizenship and military drill at the Gets 6tOO Auto Plates citizens military training camp The processing consisted of phy sical examination arid issuing of uniforms and assignments Nearly 300 other Iowa boys are at training camps in other states in the middle west CLARION Aug 1 Countji Treasurer H B Hallock has received 6100 automobile plates for nexlf year The plates are much smaller dark blue with white letters the county number for Wright coun ty is 99 Minn Maude Quinn Waite Bristow It would be difficult to estimateRembold IU Mra Fred HLWOUIQ De auiicmc 10 esumate T Tnim Tuva the number of the parade and who were present for Theyre worn by more than a million men because theyre worth the money Theyre featured here at blocks up Traer street in themain business district andeast and north to the school where the parade started the lawns pit residences were lined with those watching the parade Several Relics on Display Several remarkable displays of relics and collections are to be seen in several of the store windows Recalling old times are to be found littlS bonnets 200 years old dishes 200 years old a silver tea urn 210 years old an old time sewing ma chine and old furniture up to the age of 75 years Bringing back the memories of pioneer days there are to be found oid guns and old farm implements ox yokes grain cradles and grain flails and a tar bucket once carried under a wagon and used for carry ing grease for the wheels The first clock sold in Greeae purchased by W H Rupert in is displayed in a jewelry store which is on the exact location where the clock was first sold The clock is the property of Mrs J H Spike Vinton Displayed in one of the windows are fragments of two meteors one of which fell 50 years ago on the Lou Wilson farm and one of the P J Downingfarm in 1800 Earth Has Collection One of the most interesting col ctions oh display are those of jude Barth son of Dan Bartb ais includes a half dozen types of d guns and several Indian relics rrowheads number ionea in the collection found on the of Flood in Floyd coun y Mr Earth also has a number of eld coins on display j One of the windows has a boot pegging apparatus on display which was worn by Perry Dailey at his wedding 41 years ago The stove pipe hat worn by Will Blake on his arrival from England in 1856 is also In one of the store windows The symbol of the golden jubilee has b3en the stovepipe hat and many of the merrymakers could be seen vearing the old fashioned hats Those who assisted on the com mittees of the golden jubilee are Executive Committee N A Mar riau chairman D J Feyereisen A B Mahnke T W Dolan and W H Buchholz B Stager chairman H A Downs C V Cave Relics Henry Kariter chairman your crop dollars wont be needed for some time theyll be ready when they ARE needed each 100 cents strong and with inter eat added if you invest them promptly in our shortterm CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT NATIONAL BANK of MASON CITY Rational Hank O M Mather Gaorge Wilson R Jii Kirk Ben Kingery C H Williams Dick Vahlsing Elmer Moss Invitation C H Crandall chair man Louis Wilder Mrs Inez Wil der I N Davis A B Mahnke Miss Emma Pringle Decorations Frank Knight chair man Dean Curtla Louis Wilder E G Van Eman Seating William Meyne chair man John Blakej Ray Swab Harry Drew CharlesHardy Reunions of Churches Schools and Organizations D H Ellis chair man Rev M J Hogan Rev F H Voelker Rev William J GroBS heim Rev C K Hudson Rev J E Small Special Lighting MaynardBruce chairman W H Green A B Mahnke Drum and Bugle Corps W C i Moon Booster Day H A Downs chair man Fred Deslng Sports C E Fisher chairman Charles T Coyle C T Stager C J Jones Parade Dr M B Callchairman R J Pooley John Debner C H Boler Frank Hall Dr H G Mac Leod Concessions and Entertainment J H Graven Fred Desing H W Dralle Ray Lynch Advertising Henry N Graven chairman George Watterson T W Dolan W C Moon Speakers R M Doore chairman Lockwood Waterloo Iowa Mrs Adeline Stager Peaks Aurora HI Mrs O L Charnholm Roth N Dak Charles Darland Moline 111 E L Peddycoart Orlando Fla L C Ruffridge Minn Dean and Mrs W F Barr Des Moines Mr and Mrs E W Parns Ames Iowa Irene Parno Holiday Santa Mon ica Cal Esther Meek Lynian Ce dar Rapids Iowa J F and Nina Strickler Storm Lake Iowa B F Feyereisen Rockwell City Iowa Dan McEniry Des Moines Mr and Mrs Paul E Shafer Oelwein Iowa Alma Lyford Greene j Des Moines Frank Eikenberry Tulsa Okla Henry Debben Woodland Cal Nel lie E Lyford travels constantly Esther Greene Des Moines Bertha Montgomery Jones Clear Lake Iowa Mrs Harvey Wright Middle River Minn Dan McNeill Daven port Iowa Dr Alvin Stober Chi cago 111 Gena Band George T Stober Chicago 111 M B and Rob ert Pringle Lakota Iowa M E Ereaux Philadelphia Pa the Rev and Mrs Earl A Baker and four children Mt Vernon Iowa J W Pioley St James Minn Mr and Mrs G J Stager La Grande Ore Mr and Mrs I P Stager Aberdeen S Dak Louise Reise Norfolk Nebr Laumen and Gale B Charnholm Roth N Dak Ida Barnhard Hettimjer N Dak Bell Parno Holliday Santa Monica Cal Mr and Mrs E W Parno Ames Iowa Mr and Mrs Marlon Briggs Cedar Falls Iowa Mrs Al ma Kates Reid Norfolk Nebr Mrs Rupert Spike Vinton Iowa Harold Rupert Spike Vinton Iowa relics j j R Garber Portia1KansDonald of odd ID Curtis Iowa City Iowa instruct tor at Clemmbn Sept MrsCIara Shook Thompson Alli son Iowa Mrs M andMargaret McEniry Des Moines Iowa Mrs Emma Broadwater Preston Minn Mrs Margaret Boggs Clear Lake Iowa S B Briggs Charles City Iowa L W Bettesworth San An gels Texas Prof A A Wolfe wife and four children Kanawha Iowa Sophia Boiler Rockford Iowa Mrs Homer Merfeld Cloquet Minn Mrs Edna Watterson Barnhart Ce dar Rapids Iowa Russell Barnhart Cedar Rapids Iowa Mrs Dorothy Cave Lacey Oakland Cal Mr and Mrs DaVe Carney Glendale Colo Mrs Elsie Anderson Agnew Bur lington Iowa Yale Gould Des Moines Iowa Dr Paul Barth wife and two children Boone Iowa Mrs John Folsom Oelwein Iowa Prof and Mrs Bertrand Ramsdel and daughter Oelwein Iowa CH Kellogg Charles City Iowa Mr pnd Mrs F Wilson MaquokfctH Iowa A R Wilson Maquoketa Iowa Mr and Mrs G W Ells worth Waterloo Iowa Lillian Crabtree Manning Waterloo Iowa Minnie Elam McLean Waterloo Iowa Mr and Mrs Ed Debban Charles City Iowa Mrs Celia Wy att Chanute Kans Edwin M Wy att wife and children Madison Wis Mrs E Nelson Clafkfield Minn Mr and Mrs George T Freyer Redwood Falls Minn Mrs Etigel Busch Redwood Falls Minn Mrs Ralph Ebersold Cedar Falls Iowa Mrs Abbie Scott Allison Iowa Mrs Glenn Richards Alli son Iowa Mrs W TDavidson Al lison Iowa Mrs Margaret Davidson Allison Iowa Mrs Harry J Hill Allison Iowa Mrs Earnest Speedy Allison Iowa Mr and Mrs R E Maguire Minneapolis Minn Mr and Mrs G A Leonard and daughter Minae apolis Minn Mr and Mrs Oscar McGee and two children Hutchin son Minn F C Jewell St Paul Minn Ruth Downing Jewell St Paul Minn Ersie Flora Swope Vesper Wis Mrs Elsie Flora Rep pert Stanley Wis Mrs Emm Baumbach Waverly Iowa Edwiti Baumbach Nashua Iowa Mr an Mrs Paul Shafer Oelwein Iowa Mrs Choice Sproul Elenwood L A Iowa Mrs Fred Gates Marble Rock Iowa Miss Grace McEniry Chicago Mr and Mrs C E Shook Waterloo Iowa Mrs B F Wright Charles City Iowa Alice Lucas Me Ewen and Josephine Perry Iowa Mrs M Hartness Long Beach Cal the Rev and Mrs William E But ler DeWitt Iowa Mr and Mrs C E Fisher Mason City Iowa Val entine Hodgin Rudd Iowa Mrs Lyle RSearle and sons Lyle and Harlon Rockford Iowa Mr and Mrs M J Downing Elmore Minn Beverly Griswold Eagle Grove Hlnn Mrs Alice Eikenberry Fennefrock Mrs Ma bel Stickler Scholz Blobmington Iowa Mr and Mrs W Buffdrd and Emmett and Sarah Marie Aredale Iowa Persis Carney Pennlngroth Turkey A J McMahon Adams Minn W H Hitchcock Floyd Iowa Mr and Mrs W R Klinck Clarksville Iowa Mrs Edna Wat son Steiff Garner Iowa Mrs Lau ra Peak Dunkelberg and Ruth Rockford Iowa Janet Greene Fort Dodge Iowa William Kanter Mar ble Rock Iowa Mr and Mrs N anson Clinton Iowa Lulu Shafer loadley Marble Rock Iowa Mra Iowa Evert Hodgin Rudd Iowa Mrs R L Wilson Minneapolis Gus Weiss Waterloo Iowa Mr and Mrs George Earnest Aredale Iowa Mrs M C Westcott Waterloo Iowa J C Wilson Miller S Dak Frances Ackerman Wood Clarks ville Iowa Myrtle Lockwood Ess linger Dougherty Myrtle Daggett Maxson Oelwein Iowa Mrs Ida Grace Aredale Iowa Mrs Fanny Jenklnson Hotchkiss Rockford Iowa Mr and Mrs George Wilder Waterloo Iowa Mr and Mrs William J Downing El mos Minn C M Starkweather Rockford Iowa C D McCracken Allison Iowa Fred Litterer Iowa Mercedes Wolfe Waterloo Iowa La Vonne Scully Clarksville Iowa Lloyd Harris Rushylvania Ohio Mrs KH Rohde Frederika Iowa Mrs A W Doore Marble Rock Iowa Mrs Alice Sherman Benton Harbor Mich Mrs A E Gompton Timmons Mason City Iowa Mr and Mrs Harry Doore Charles City Iowa Mrs Carl Kock Rock ford Iowa Mrs Minnie Bodekir Kock Rockford Iowa Nedra Stev ens Sheffield Iowa J T Reynolds Mason City Iowa Elva Noltericke Mason City Iowa Stella Sproul Winegar Mason City Iowa Charles Sproul Mason City Iowa Earnest B Rohlwlng Faribault Minn Mr and Mrs John C Rohl wing Rockford Iowa Mrs Nellie Rohlwing Nagel Rockford Iowa 588 Iowa Boys Begin Training at Camp DES MOINESrAug 1 than 588 Iowa youths went thru tha system of proceessing at Fort Des Moines today preparatory to 30 days training in physical education Making a Long Drive 1 for Your Golf Busi ness with these Golf Values GOLF SETS Bag brasaie midiron mashie niblick putter and two balls all complete for only Sets for either right or left handed play ers Paramount Golf Balls Regular 50c ball A A our price 3 for ReachEagle Golf Balls Regular 75c ball Our price each A Dozen Irons right or left to Woods right or left hand to Tees dozen Init Golf Ball Golf to Currie Van Ness Co JPhone 17 MAINTAINED i BY MERIT 11 North FederalAve BETTER FOR CHAPMANS P J Downing George Wilson Cal Mr and Mrs E LBennett Wa terloo Iowa Emit Bennett Water loo Iowa Pearl Griffith Waterloo Rest Room J A man Joe Wagner Police and Parking A T Martin PAGEANT Cast Committee Mrs H A Downs chairwoman Mrs G R Watterson MrsHarry Drew Miss yena Brandenburg Miss Frances Lynch Property Committee C M Frud den chairman W C Nixt S E BlgelowBert Pooley Registration Housing and Infor mation W H Green chairman H G MacLeod C H Williams Glen Starkweather Ben Hall Mrsi Del phia Wilder Band Committee D T Fevaralsen hr Iowa Mrs A M Merrian Carlton S Dak Gerald Sproul Eagle Rock Cal Betty Jones Clear Lake Iowa Mr and Mrs T B Russell Lon Beach Cal Mrs T E Stuart Mrs C L Putney Mrs R A Nafu trustees Nashua library Nashua Iowa Ira Jones chairman board I brary trustees Clear Lake Iowa Mr and Mrs William Flora Stan ley Wis Edna McVey Koehn Ce dar Rapids Iowa Roy A Koehn Cedar Rapids Iowa Carl Koehn Cedar Rapids Iowa Mr and Mr Fred Carbeener Waterloo Iowa Miss Gertie Fleck Riverside Cal Mrs Nellie Downs Roberts Rudi Iowa Mrss Will Hitchcock Floy Iowa Willis Roberts Rudd Iowa Chapmans August sale is the Furniture event for which all North Iowa waits for and eagerly takes advantage of the great savings offered on Furniture Floor Cover ings etc of the better quality Cpnie do not de lay further The savings are enormous and selec tion at its best Our Greatest August Furniture Sale Lowest Prices in Years Every piece of Furniture Eugs Linoleum Stoves Refrigerators etc are offered to you at pale prices Practically noth ing is reserved Our usual low prices are cut from 10 to Buy now and if you are not ready for delivery goods will be held until wanted Open An Account No Interest No Extras L PHONE 200 FOR EVENING APPOINTMENT Easy Free Truck Delivery Our Greatest August Sale is Now In Full Progress LOWEST PRICES IN YEARS Out of town May buy on saine liber al credit terms as local customers Just ask f or may have it DISCOUNTS FROM 2O to 50 Buy Now and Save UdlAj CHAPMAN 1921 FIRST ST S E MASON CITY VALUES ARE ALWAYS GREATER AT CHAPMANS It will To comemany miles to attend this savings are tremen dous ;