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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 2, 1933, Mason City, Iowa FOUR Mason Citys Calendar MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Aug Iowa free fair Aug1 Gordo county teach ers meeting at courthouse Mason City Special Ibone steak dinner Thurs eve 35c Ford Hopkins Co Mr and Mrs M A Pepper and Mr and Mrs Cleo Ruble of Kansas Mo and Dr and Mrs J L Pepper of Webster City visited over the weekend at the home Of Mr and Mrs E L Pepper 9 North Jef ferson avenue Dance Community Bldg Clear Lake Fri Aug 4 Huck Shaffer Arnold Hnhsen Adolph Kramer from Mason City Erna Hansen of Rock Falls and LaVerna Gun of Nora Springs have returned from a weeks motor trip thru Wisconsin and Illinois While in Chicago they visited the Century of Progress Dance tonlto Wed Bayslde Park Marion Rice Orch 5c dance Birth certificates have been filed in the office of the clerk for Aryid son of Mr and Mra Alfred 935 Jersey avenue northeast horn July 19 Donald Dean son of Mr and Mrs Walter Muhlstein 10 Seventeenth street northeast born July 14 and Dorla Jean daughter of Mr and Mrs Lloyd Lathrop 1712 MERCHANDISE PRICES TO RISE 33 PER AUGUST 2 1933 Delaware avenue July 14 northeast born NOTICE TO ALL MECHANICS All auto mechanics and contract machinists are requested to attend an open meeting on Wednesday Aug 2 at 8 p m in Labor hall fo the purpose of organizinga trad union Everyone come as this is a veryImportant meeting At the Hospitals An 8 pound ounce son was bora to Mr and Mrs Phil Utter Marvyl apartments at Mercy hospi tal Tuesday Miss Nora Roth Rockwell was dismissed from Park hospital fol lowingexamination Tuesday Tony Colloff 122 Second street southwest was admitted to Mercy hospital Tuesday for treatment Eliza Button Plymouth was admitted to Park hospital Tuesday for treatment H B Evans Jolce was admitted to Mercy treatment hospital Tuesday for Mrs W M Schake Nora Springs hospital was admitted to Park Tuesday for treatment 1413 Hampshire place northeaat was admitted to Tuesday lor a major operation Robert D Owen 1212 Rhode Is land avenue northeast was dismiss ed from Parlc hospital Tuesday fol lowing treatment Mrs Joe 21 Lehigh Row was admitted to Mercy hospita Wednesday for treatment A 5 ound 1 ounce baby girl was born to Mr and Mrs Kenneth Bad ker 604 Pennsylvania avenue south east at Park hospital Tuesday L B Epple 1015 Pennsylvania avenue northeast was admitted to Mercy hospital Wednesday for a mi nor operation WITH STAGE SET RECOVERY UP TO PURCHASER NOW Present Opportune Time to Buy Survey of Retail Stores Reveals With the stage set for the vance of the provisions of the na tional recovery act by more than 300 retail establishments in Mason City attention turned Wednesday to the question How is the public goingto respond Every retail group has now adopted the shorter hour week and pledged itself to raise the salaries of employes to the requirements of the national code and put Into ef fect uniform store hours thus add ing materially to tha number of employed in the city public must now do its part was the way one merchant put It And an examination of the merchandising situation reveals that there never was a more oppor tune time to buy Changes Almost Dally Mason City merchants are now reporting almost daily changes In prices and estimate that after Sept 1 clothing household articles and other goods will be up from 10 to 50 per cent Rising commodity prices proces singtaxes shorter hours and in creased wages not yet fully re flected in the goods now on the store shelves will have to be In cluded in the prices of fall merchan dise It is pointed out Added to this factor is the growing evidence tha the supply of manufactured goods is not able to keep up with the de WHALE COMING TO TOWN Gigantic Sea Monster to Be Exhibited in Railroad Car JULY FAILED TO SET NEW RECORD DESPITE WARMTH Average Temperature Slight ly Under That of June Figures Show Although its a rule of meteorol ogy that one hot month such as June was invites another one or two July failed to set any records for heat The average temperature for the month was 749 degrees based on a mean maximum of 87 for the 31 days and a mean minimum of 62B degrees This was tenth of a degree un mand Wool used in clothing for in stance is now double the price of a year ago Cotton is almost twice the figure of last year while sim ilar advances Jiave taken place in leather silic rayon and other raw materials Wages Increased Textile goods will have to bear he cost of greatly increased vages Then too there is a proces sing tax of 4 cents a pound on cot ion and beginning Sept 1 dealers will have to pay a tax on floor lock in which cotton is the prin People of Mason City and com munity will have an oportimlty to see a 55 foot whale the type of fish that made Jonah famous at the Rock Island freight station Friday Saturday and Sunday The exhibit will be made on a glassenolosed steel railroad car valued at by the Pacific Whaling company of LongBeach Cal which is exhibit ing the large mammal In many in land cities The whale is the only animal that science cannot figure out and is the largest animal that the world has ever his habits are and always have been his own se cret It is known that he once lived on land Science says that when he lived on Jand he was no bigger than a mans hand About a million years ago someone must have told him that by taking to the sea he would be the worlds largest inhab itant This he has accomplished but every whale still has rudimentary thigh bones showing where his hind legs once were before evolution wiped them out and some have traces of what was once hair Capt L M Barnett and his two mates Sherm and Scatty of the Whaler Hawk captured the 55 foot monster Goliath as he has been christened some months ago off San Clemente Island in the sun ny Pacific and accompany him on his transcontinental tour They lec ture on and explain some of their experiences Many of the old New Bedford whalers who as young men were frequently absent from one to two years on whaling voyages will tes tify to the excellence of this ceta ceous mammals flesh All whales are really excellent food but the ir regular supply prevents the wide spread use of whale meat although occasionally it is to be found In New England restaurants while one can often buy it canned In fla vor it strongly resembles the best of beef but is much more tender der the average temperature of 75 degrees in June but more than a degree and a half higher than the average temperature for July last year Rain Nearly 4 Inches Precipitation for the month just ended totaled 394 inches the great eat amount of any one twentyfour fallen on the first day of the month This followed a rain of 117 inches on the previous night which is figured in the July total The last half of the month brought only seven hun dredths more than an inch Junes total precipitation was 124 inches and that of July a year airo was 421 inches Twentytwo days were listed as clear 7 as partly cloudy and 2 as definitely cloudy Precipitation in measurable amount occurred on 7 of the 31 days Exceedingly heavy dews on the nights of July 3 and 4 and a Ipal material One department executive esti was born to Mr and Mrs Bill Med ved Garner at Mercy hospital Tuesday Berdene Wallace 317 Eighth northwest was dismissed from Mercy hospital Wednesday following a minor operation SIGNS NHA CODE The local office of the National XTneeda Biscuit company has re ceived word here that company has signed the presidents NRA code Itching Torture Stopped Instantly n n n rmerintioi Even the most Rlubbom itching ot ec zema scales eruptions rashM and many other skin aWlcllonj quickly yields to Dr Tunis pure cooling liquid antiseptic D r D Prescription Thirty world wide success brlnga quick anil Joyous relief Penetrates the akin coolhlnK and healing me Inflamed tissues clear greaseless ana up almost Immediately Try D D D Prescription today Slops the most Intense Itching Immediately A 3Sc trial bottle at any dmE store guaran teed tn prove money back This famous antlseptfc fa made and guaranteed by the owners of ITALIAN BALM STOP Your Last Chance to Save Money on PERMANENT WAVES Until August 7 MYERS BEAUTY STUDIO 7 South Delaware Phono 913 mated the increase in prices would verage 33 per cent running from 0 to 50 per cent On the average articles now retailing for will ne he estimated A readytowear store head estl nateci the Increase in the prices of ils goods at irnm 10 tn 33 Tier cpctj Shoes will probably go up a pair or an average of 20 per cent with he largest percentage of increase n the lower priced lines Advances Made Mens clothingalso will feel the tiffenlng prices just how much clothiers hesitated to venture Silk has already advanced from 75 cents to a yard with the prob abilities of goinghigher a dry goods merchant pointed out Stockings will advance 10 per cent and furs 25 per cent accordingto local esti mates Every day merchants are receiv ing word of higher prices from wholesalers and manufacturers One communication received Wednesday morningquoted a line of handbags that formerly sold at 5775 a dozen at a dozen And so one could go on through the whole range of clothing and household goods They are all feel ing the impulse of the new deal Some merchants are resitant about venturing a guess They know prices will go up but they dont know how much Are Going Higher Nobody can tell said one re tailer but It is certain they are KO Wgher s Decomilg ln chandise SS mer tbat the prlce schedules have not already felt the increase cost 13 that merchants are not pricc3 on stock already Sn01 be3 gan it was explained We feel that it Is the patriotic duty of people with money to buy one merchant stated But Its not illwork Company to Ope rate Under Code John W Tubbeslnc anri TO vr Tubbesing of the work companv Cedar nat in attendance at Iowa Woodwork ed from meeting of were TWs s association embraces all the sash and doorand millwork manufactur Iowa aid was formed to work out plans in With the Recovery act The national code for this indus try has been filed and hearings upon It have been competed The approval of It is expected within a few days A code of fair competition is being established The local mill expects to operate under the presidents agreement and approved code in a short time Mrs Elias Long Former Stilson Resident Dies STILSON Aug Emery Long received word of the death of her mother Mrs Elias Long of Mount Morris 111 Mr and Mrs Ellas Longwere old settlers of Boone township Hancock county and lived two miles southeast of Silaon many I STANDARD CUTS GASOLINE PRICES Reduction to Meet Pric Cut Competition and Secret Rebates H E Hanson manager of Stand ard Oil company Wednesday an nounced a reduction in gasolln pricesm Mason city tq meet pric niit competition and secret re bates The new prices at service station are 10S cents plus 3 cents state an 15 cents federal tax on New Stand ard Red Crown gasoline and 8 cents plus 3 cents state and 15 fed oral tax on Stanolind gasoline Th price on Ethyl gasoline is unchang ed The new tank wagon price on Stanolind gasoline is 84 cents plus 3 cents state and 15 cents federa tax The above prices are confined to the city of Mason City to meet lo cal price cutting M42COLLECTED IN COURT FINES Regular Monthly Report Is Made by Police 148 Offenses Reported Fines and forfeitures collected in police court during July amounted to according to the regular monthly police report During the month 148 offenses were reported or known to police The offenses were Rape 2 burg lary 4 larceny 24 automobile theft 3 intoxication 49 disorderly conduct 12 traffic 13 assaults 1 forgery 1 carrying cocealed weap ons 2 driving while intoxicated 2 and liquor violations 4 A total of 31 were arrested for investigation The disposition of cases in court were Dismissed 47 sentence sus pended 20 county jail 17 released on bond 14 fined 11 city jail 10 bound to grand jury 3 held to juvenile court 1 and acquitted 1 Property reported stolen during the month was valued at 5121325 of which amount was re covered Doors and windows left open and repprted by police numbered 97 while night lights reported out num bered 126 Twentythree collisions were re ported to police Lodgers in the city Jail numbered 67 Two Are Fined at Police Court Here on Traffic Counts Freddy Stephenson 230 Thir teenth street southeast arrested on North Federal avenue near Four teenth street late Tuesday evening was fined 525 and costs at police court Wednesday morning on a charge of reckless driving Officers said Stephenson was driving 45 mllea an hour but he denied he was driving much over 20 Herman Wessel 123 North Fed eral avenue was fined 5 and costs on a charge of speeding He was ar rested by the East park watchman California last year spent 000 to paint traffic stripes on 3500 miles of highway SALES PLAN FOR FALL OUTLINED General Sales Manager Nash Addresses P G and E Organization Fall and winter sales plans of the Peoples Gas and Electric company were announced at an allday meet Ingof the sales department of the local utility Tuesday In attendance at the meeting which was held In the P G and E auditorium were 12 members of the P G and E sales depart ment 25 manufacturers and job bers representatives and a number of visitingutility sales heads from various points throughout Iowa Suffered From Depression In opening the meeting C A Nash general sales manager of ths United Light and Power company spoke briefly on Responsibility of Sales Employes He pointed out how the P G and E like ail gas and electric utilities has suffered from the depression because of greatly increased taxation falling revenue because of decreased use f gas and electricity and because nterest charges and other fixed harges have not been reduced He also pointed out that the 3 per cent cderal excise tax has recently been ut on the shoulders of the utility ompany thus adding to difficulty f tha situation The company fur hermore has always reduced its ates voluntarily when increased onsumption permitted he said On the sales department rests he responsibility of bringingthe ompany back to a normal condi ion Mr Nash declared Speaks on Cooperation C G Maudsley secretary and reasurer of the Peoples Gas and Slectric company spoke on Coop ration Between the Credit and ales Departments Other speaker were P H Sawyer General Elec rie Supply corporation W L Volan Philco Radio and Television ompany C A Isakson Westing ousa Electric Supply company maha Nebr C B Sorby George X Roper corporation Cleveland hio Roscoe Bradt sales man ger of the Automatic Washer corn any P J Sonner Sonner Burner gmpany Winfield Kans R A juenther Electrolux Sales Inc T J Grant American Gas Products ompany and N M Blanchard dis rict manager of the L J Mueller umace company In closing the meeting H D double rainbow on July 20 are in the listed evening by the GlobeGazettes keeper of meteoro logical records as outstanding miscellaneous phenomena of the month 19S3 Is a Warm Year According to statistics compiled at Charles City July was 3 degrees above normal in temperature In fact every month thus far in 1933 except April has been the average being 45 degrees above the normal The prevailing wind was from the south and its average velocity was 6 miles an hour Total precipitation thus far in 1033 is about 2 inches less than normal here Sunshine in July was 71 per cent of the maximum possible and 4 per cent less than normal according to the observations at Charles City Table Is Given Jaybyciay table of the items fol low Readers should keep in mind that the observations are taken at 8 oclock a m daily and that the maximum temperature for July 4 by way of example is In reality the maximum temperature recorded the previous afternoon Standard Oil Prepares to Support Code Company Officials ir Washington Says Hanson Preparations are being made b Standard Oil company to compl with the provisions of the nationa recovery act it was stated Wednes day morning by H E Hanson man ager of the companys Mason Citv sales division Our officials have been in Wash ington for some time aiding in th negotiations regarding the petrol eum industry code Mr Hanson said As this code will cover partic ularly the conditions affecting oi companies it is anticipated that w shall be governed by it rather than by the blanket code for industry However it can be taken fo granted that the provisions as to employment and wages and other features looking toward recovery o the national purchasing power wil be fully as liberal in the oil code as in the general industry code if no more liberal We are naturallj wholeheartedly in sympathy with the efforts that are being made to bring about national recovery MATERIAL DEALERS JOIN PROCESSION AllMason City building materia dealers have signed an agreemen to conform both to the letter and the spirit of the national recovery code it WES announced Wednesday Building material offices will be open from a m to 5 p m ex cept Saturdays when they will open at a m and close at 12 oclock noon and Sundays when they wli remain closed throughout the day All common labor in the yards will be given a maximum of 40 hours of work a week Those signing the agreement are Pullerton Lumber company Mason City Lumber company t A Moore Lumber company Mason City Build ers Supply company Midwest Roof ingcompany Northern Lumber company L A Page Lumber com pany Peterson Roofing company and WebsterWest Lumber com pany ON LIST OF COAL DEALERS Among the coal dealers subscrib ing to the emergency recovery code is the Schmitz Ice and Coal com pany 716 South Federal avenue in advertently omitted from the list published Electrical contractors have agreed to support President Roosevelts emergency code and are now a work on arriving at uniform hours CITY WORKERS NOT AFFECTED The national recovery act blanke code does not apply to employes o cities and towns it was learned a the city hall Wednesday following the receipt of a copy cfa telegram from Hugh S Johnson State em pioyes are not affected either INDIAN TO TALK IN LOCAL CHURCH Representative of Bethany Lutheran Mission to Give Address The Rev Mr Miller an American Indian from the Bethany Lutheran mission among the Indian children at Wittenberg Wis together with Prof Axel Jacobson who is in charge of the mission will speak a the Trinity Lutheran church Friday evening at 8 oclock Professor Jacobson has worked among the Indians for more than 4 years Their coming to Mason City will be of great interest as Trinity church has contributed for a num ber of years to the support of this mission which at present cares for 135 Indian children from 6 to It years of age The Womens Mission ary Federation with which the Trin ity Ladles Aid is affiliated procured funds for the purchase of an Indian camping ground of 40 acres for the use of the Indians connected with the mission Mr Miller and Professor Jacob sort will address the women and friends also at the meeting of the Calvary guild at the Calvary Luth eran church 1G15 Delaware avenue northeast Friday aftemon at 230 oclock Dances to Be Held by Odd Fellows at P M Park at Lake The I O O F dancing club will lold a series of dances at the P M ark at Clear Lake during the re mainder of the summer months Kellodians of Britt will play or the first dance Wednesday ht The committee plans to build Horace SBeemerDDS J C PCXNEY BLDQ Practice confined o Extraction of Teeth and Dental XUay Special attention given to nervous patlenti and children Cerro Gordo Gets Vehicle Fund County Has Share of Money Collected by State Cerro Gordo county received 541162 as its share of moneys col lected in July by the state railroad commission from motor vehicle car riers on ton mile taxes The state collecteda total of 34836 last month Of mis amount 80 per cent was allocated to ous counties and the belance set aside for administration of the mo tor vehicle law 5 Under the allocation the amounts S given counties included Black Hawk Boone 521860Car roll 510518 Cherokee 5583Clin I ton 575285 Dallas 536066 Des Moines 515578 Dubuque Emmet 54716 Hamilton 519114 Harrison Jasper 555499 Johnston 534514 Lee Lynn 574489 Marshall catine Polk 5121623Pot tawattamie 5104551 Scott 91 Union 55520 Wapello Webster 512531 Woodbury 5440 up a dancing program for Odd Fel lows and Rebekahs and friends The committee in charge is made up of Charles Crumb president of the dancing club and Charles La Roe secretarytreasurer Odd Fellow and Rebekah members from sur rounding towns are expected to at tend 23 Plants Operated DES MOINES July 26 23 of the 72 canning plants listed in Iowa reported operating in 1932 due to a heavy carryover from the previous year the state agricultur al department annual report shows FG Murphy MD Climes Ejc Ear Nnje Tlitont All rllEenses by Incorrect food bal nnce Nutrition laboratory Ofdce over Michael Drui Store WOOD FOR SALE ALL SEASONED HARDWOOD MAltE RED CLJl STOVE FUBNACK rosis FOK SALE E C KNAPP Sixth S W Fhone 2110W July July July July July July July July July Max 101 86 83 SO SO 84 88 82 85 July 10 84 July 11 S9 July 12 85 D3 92 lakeever sales supervisor revealed he details of the P G and E gas eating sales campaign for fall unds for City From Recovery Act Might Be Available Later Should additional funds become vailable for work In the state it nay be possible to attempt addi ional projects it was indicated in letter received by city officials row C Coykendall administration ngineer for the Iowa highway com mission The commission is not unmindful f the needs of Mason City and is esirous of using Mason City fairly n the allocation of work to be done nder the national recovery act Ob iously it is not possible to do all le workthe various towns would kc The city had made applications oncerning funds to repave Federal venue July 13 July 14 July 15 85 July 16 81 July 17 82 July 18 88 July 19 87 July 20 91 July 21 94 July 22 90 July 23 88 July 24 76 July 25 80 July 26 84 July 27 86 July 28 90 July 29 92 July 30 July 31 95 97 Mln 65 61 GO 55 54 56 67 65 69 65 67 65 68 71 51 47 53 54 65 70 70 66 63 53 53 57 65 64 63 72 71 Prec 117 155 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 09 0 08 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tr 20 70 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 You can sf ill buy your ELECTRIC REFRIGERATOR at the lowest p rice Company H to Hold Drills Before Camp Company H 133d Infantry will hold several extra drills in prepara tion for the annual field training period of the Iowa National Guard which opens at Camp Dodge Aug 20 and continuess through Sept 3 It was announced by officers Wednes day The first drill will be Friday night The company has been conducting machine gun firing on a range con structed on the old city gravel pit on Twelfth street northeast Due to a reduction In ammunition allow ance however there is no possibil ity of completing the firing prior to camp as was done last year A new Russian film is called The House of Death and so we conclude that the Russians are still their old Nashville Tennesse if you do it now price wi cheery selves an Have you tried Our unusually 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