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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 9, 1929, Mason City, Iowa TWENTY MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE AUGUSTS MISSING PRISONER FROM HUMBOLDT ISHJNDER LACK OF WORK IN PRISONS IS CAUSE OF MOST RIOTING Inmates Given Employment in Iowa Officials Expect No Outbreaks DES MOINES Aug 9 Prison riots of which there have been a number recently were due largely to unemployment in the penal institutions in the opinion of Chairman A M McColl of the state board of control Mr McColl contrasted conditions In some of the larger state and federal institutions Iwith those at Iowa prisons to show the greater llklihpod of outbreaks where no systematic employment program has been developed There have been very few escapes andno uprisings of prisoners in Iowa institutions he said since the establishment pf prisonfarms and industries The last outbreak of consequence was at Anamosa and followed an unavoidable suspension of the small industrial plants then in operation Chairman McColl claims that a greater percentage of prisoners are employed steadily in the Iowa institutions than In the prisons of any other state The board has adopted the policy that all able bodied men she have regular work of some kind during their imprison ment This has been worked but to such anextent that duringthe summer season it is difficult to find men who can be spared from one prison factory1 to the state farms for sea sonal work Difficulties with prisoners Mr McColl said usually break outin cycles Mid the news of outbreaks ini other states prompts the local officials to take extra precautions as was done fallowing the recent riots Theofficials are anticipating no difficulties in Iowa however RECALLS SEARCH IN WOODS FOR MAN WHO HAD MURDERED ROSS CLARION Aug T and Miss Lydia Richards of Clarion both old settlers in this section of the state attended the Hamilton Webster counties old settlers pic nic this week atrBells mill in Ham ilton county The heavy grove of timber at the site of this years picnic reminded Mr Richards of an incldent of 60 years ago when that section was combed for the mur derer of John Ross at his mill near there Mr Ross had been to Webster City and borrowed and on the morning of the murder a nephew of the family was at the mill with Mr Ross About noon Mrs Ross noticed that the mil had not been running since 11 oclock and re ceivedno response when she called the men to dinner On going to the mill she found the machinery turned on for grlndingand the large turbine wheel clogged with the body of Mr Ross The nephew couldnot be found for several days but he wasfinally located and arrested in New York The best legal talent obtainable was at thetria includingf such men as Judge D D Chase John F Duncombe N B Hyatt and one or twoNew York lawyers The nephew wag finally cleared of the murder charge IOWA FUGITIVE ISCAPTURED Youth Who Escaped From Humboldt Jail Found in Wisconsin HUMBOLDT Aug Buchanan27 who escaped from he Humboldt county jail here the night of May 23 has been cap tured at Beloit Wis Sheriff W P Hanson received a message from officers at Beloit went there and will return here with the prisoner Friday Buchanan was arrested at Omaha April 16 on acharge of embezzle ment of funds from the Pioneer Mercantile store operated by Wt W Shellenberger here He was re turned to the county jail here and bound over to the grand jury Buchanan was indictedand his case wag scheduled for trial during the May term of court During the court session hiscase wasgiven a continuance until the fall term and the same night he made his escape thru a window after prying the bars apart with a piece of metal The jailis a small one story struc ture with the cell window thru which the prisonerescaped open ing directly to the outside and but a short distanceabove the ground During the time of his escape Buchanans wife and children were staying with friends at Coggon Iowa Local officers have sent his pic tures to various papers with de scriptions of the prisoner which re sulted in his recent capture Before accepting the position as manager of the Pioneer Mercantile store near here Buchanan held a position with a firm at Algona HERE AND THERE Miscellaneous Items From 100 GlobesGazette Correspondents in North Iowaand Minnesota Choice North Shore Lots At Clear Lake Will Be OLD Without Reserve SUNDAY AUGUST lltK At Either Private Treaty or Public Auction Commencing Promptly at One Oclock These lots are the last availablegroup on the north each one has a sandy bathing beach with no rushes and pave ment frontage with city water sewer and electricty Beauti ful trees shade all the lots and they are located in a body just east of the fish hatchery TERMS Of Purchase Price Monthly Termsto Suit Purchaser on Balance if Desired DRIVE TO GENEVA Lena Schroder and daughter Adella Mrs Daretha Schra der and Daretha Croner drove toGe neva Thursday where Miss Adella Schrader will teach this coming year VISITING PARENTS Lowell Schwlen ger and three children are spending the week visiting Mrs Schwiengers parents Mr and Mrs E F Balleyj here HOME WITH RELATIVES ROCK S S Lewis and grandson Leonard Rosen Canjion Falls Minn camo home with JSrs Lewis niece Mrs L C Bllem and daughter who hod been there visiting RETURN HOME and Mrs Harry Ed wards and small daughter returned to day to their horria in Sioux City fol lowing a two days visit with Mrs Edwards aunt Mrs J E Wlckman here The Edwards had been at West Lake Ofcobojl HAS ROASTING EAKS M Colllnson living on theiBflngolffarm north of Graf ton had field corn roasting ears for dlnrierAugr 7 RETURN FROM VISIT C O Pitts and daughter Adene have returned from Rockwell City where they had been visiting Mrs Fitts sister Mrs Ralph Edwards OLD RESIDENT VISITS P Searles Parsons Kans is here visiting at the N I Mead home and with other old time friends His family lived a mile and a half south of Ionia for many years PARENTS OF SON and Mrs Clifford Juhl are the proud parents of an 11 poundson LEAVE ON VACATION and Mrs M O Barrahd LaVonne Burgess left last night for New York state on their 30 day vacation LEAVE FOR MINNEAPOLIS and Mrs E M Wescott and daughter Helen and Os waldEvenson left Thursday morning for Minneapolis to visit Mr Westcotts brother CALLED HOME Elsie Parker Prlmghar social service worker for OBrien county was called home by he seriousillness of her mother Mrs Frel Wagner Mrs Wagner is better now PLYMOUTH GUESTS and Mrs Herbert enney have as their guests Tenneys brother M M Cook nd family of New York MAKING VISIT Jahnel Mo berly Mo is here making a two visit with relatives ana friends GUESTS OF SISTER ana Mrs C C Bunch of Baltimore Mdt are guests of the latters sister Mrs William Blgirigs here LEAVE BY AUTO and Mrs Charley Seymour and family left by puto for Claremont 111 Mr Seymour who Is the superintendent oE the light plant Is on a three weeks vacation ON AUTO TRIP TV JBuchanan and Mrs Ella ClevelnnQ are on an I auto trip to the Black Hills VISIT THORNTON HOME andMrs R M Davis and family of East San Diego al are visiting at tho Nels J Peter son home here ENTERTAIN CLASS ROCK and Arnolfl Hansen entertained the Volunteer Sunday school class at their home southwestof town BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS EAGLE birth an nouncements Include a boy to Mr and Mra C O Ireland of Renwlck a dmighter to Mr and Mrs John How ard Paine at Colorado Springs Colo and a daughter to Mr and Mrs J M Baker of Eagle Grove Mrs Ireland was formerly Miss GraceTrask oC Eagle Grove and Mrs Paine wns Miss MargaretYoung of Eagle Grove WILL MOVE and Mrs Roscoo Archer and two children will move at once to thenew home they purchased In Sunset View of Garden Oak ARRIVE FOR VISIT Halvcr Hangenson and son Woodrow arrived here from Glandalo Cal for a visit at the home ofMrs Haagensons son and daugh terinlaw Mr antl Mrs Horace O EDISON JRS FOLKS SPENDING V ACATION Mabel of The Right Reverend S Ar thur Huston top bishop of Olympia Wash and Mrs Hus ton below are parents of Wil bur Huston 16 prospecttVB genius and winner of Edison scholarship FLOYD GRAIN OF QOOD QUALITY General Crop Condition of County Good Corn Needs Rain These lots must be sold because we are dissolving each entering into a new business L E Boyd FredBoyd Boyds North Shore Addition CHARLES CITY cording to a report from theFarm Bureau office the general Cropcon ditions are very good forFloyd county The growing season has been about average witti the hay crop goodSome of the smallgrain yields are a little short but of good quality A littlemore rain is needed for the corn At this per cent of th e threshing is dohe The alfalfa yield has been good some acres producing four1 and five tons This county has been raising al 15 yearshut on a small scale Last year thetotal for1 the county was 318 acres doubled this year Many farmers are putting limestone on their farms and according to the county agent Harold Anway the acreage nextyear willbe greatly Increased The hog production is average and many of the farmers are going into dairyingmore extensively There ig a group of farms davot to the raising of grain The Collins Mortgage com pany of Cedar Rapids owns several in the county farmed by a crew of company men who do the work with tractors which are transferred from place toplace Cedar Rapids is spending week as a vacationwith heiv parehtS Mr and Mrs Mike Murray LEAVES FOR MANCHESTER Blakely who has bean visiting at the homeof his aunt Mrs O E Gridley hasleftfor Man chester where he is employed in a jakery V FALLS FROM LOFT Dallas VHarlan son of Mrs Harlan fell fromthe barn main floor Hewaaunconscloua for a time but no bonas were brbkeri I VISCT AT LAWLER JohnRaymond and daughterJane of are here i for a visit atftheJohn Elckh off home and tb take billy Raymondhome with them Hehas spent visiting ere PASTOR HAS VACATION and Mrs C A Morquardt and sons and Paul spending thelrvacatlonatia Bible c onference at Okoboji and at Pipe stone Minn RETURNS HOME Mae Griggs has returneahomeaftera two weeks visit With friends in SiouxCity VISITING RELATIVES Elaine Wolff ot Chicago Ishere visiting relatives and friends REPORTED BETTER real dent who hasbeen seriously ill the past week Is reported much better and ableto sit up PARENTS OF Dr aria Mrs Ralph MoWhirter arej a boy born at theHamptonvhospItal WILL ENTER MARdUETTE has left for Stllwaukee where he will look for work andenter Marquettocollege in September ARRIVE FORfVISIT and Mrs Edward Ewens and daughter andllttle gi son of FayetteMo have larrived for a visit nith their son and brother Geno E wen 3 and family VISIT AT HAMPTON and Mrs Adam Bet ten and Arthur Malf 1 eld of Water town S Dak are visiting B H Brauer whois seriously 111 atHamp ton They will spend sbmo time here VISITS OLD FRIENDS Gogglrisleft Tor his home in PhoenixAriz after a couple of weeks visit with old friends HOSTESSES TO 36 Laura Schrader Mrs Ada Ryner Mrs Laura Nelson Mrs Lela Carlson arid Mrs Nellie Nleh stedt wero hostessesto 36imembera and guests of the Womens Foreign Missionary society of the iMethodist church RETURNS FROM VISIT NellieHockley has returned from a visit with relatives in Sioux Falls S Dole She was accom panied by and Edi son anddaughter Colleen ALLISON BOYBORN and Mrs Floyd De Bower are the boy Lyle Edward WEEK Taylor Waukon Is spending the week with his par ents Mr and Mra 6 BTaylor Rudd Farin Reports 75 Bushel Yield of Oats RUDD Aug yield of about 75 bushels tit oats tothe acre la the highest yield reported in this vicinity thisseasonThe highyjcld was produced on the Ellis farm nine miles southeast of o Rudd and was raisedby Conrad Moeller and Lyle Robesbn who operate the farm PLAN FOR FAIR AT EAGLE GROVE Junior District Fair Will Be Held August 19 20 and 21 KAGLB GROVE Augf connection with the juniordistrict fair to he heldAug and 21 at Greenwood park is going on favor ably A fourth building a hoghouse which has been found necessary is being erected tp care for exhibits which will positively be here M K Frey whorepresents the Eagle Grove CoOperatlve company has charge of raising the funds for this twen ty four Premium books have been mailed to every 4H club member inthe county A dozenormore business firms S have rentedtents in which they will exhibit goodshandled by them No charge is made for the pied by contributors but a charge will be made for tents used HAMPTON MAN FALLS 25 J C Patton m Accident Bristow May Have In ternal Injuries HAMPTON Aug C Pat ton 22 lineman for the Iowa Pub lie Service company of Hampton was seriously injured at Bristow where he had been called tohelp in stall a transformer that had burned out near the depot The transformer had been In ardl Noil stalled and was ready to be con nected Mr Patton took hold ofa peg used to install the transform er and the peg broke letting him fall 20 feet landing on his back At the Lutheran hospital wher Mr Patton was immediately taken attendants said heis suffering siderable pain but as yet no broken bones have been found There is a possibility ot internal injuries End Visit at3Wanly MANLY Aug Miles of Mansfield Ohio whp has been visiting with herson the Rev A H Miles and wife left for Chi cago Tuesday She plans to vlsi there for a few days thenreturnee her home 24 21 Saturday August 10 will be Com muntty Dollar Day in Mason CiW5 Many articles will be on sale at on dollar EVERYONE WITHIN DRIVING DISTANCE OF THIS STORESHOULD BE HERE SATUBDAY AND PARTICIPATE IN THE OUTSTANDING VALUES OF MASON CITYS f STERLING STANDS FOR QUALITY Mason Citys Dollar Day Thelast 1929 Community Dollar Day is to be held in Mason City I Saturday August 10 Seasonable I merchandise will be on sale This sale includes every summer shoe in ouren tire stock Your choice at CLEAR LAKE IOWA RETURNS HOME Blanche Stout has returned home from a motor trip to Wyoming and Colorado j ENTERTAINS COLLEGE FRIENDS Mildred Jacobson is entertaining two St Olaf college friends Miss Mildred Hovey and MisM Bernette Thompson both of Eagle Grove ATTENDS GATHERING D Brogan has one to Detroit Mich to attend the annual gathering of agents for The American Life Insurance company MrBrogan earned thla trip by Writing a certain amount of insurance during he month of Tuly MAKING SHORT VISIT Engle who hns wen in the veterans hospital at May wood III 19 here for a short visit withhis father George Engl nntl slater Laura Heunderwent three minor operations at the hospital and now seems to bo Improving In health GIRL IS HONORED picnic Inwn party na given Mrs Lois Holroyd Packer of New Yorkby her old schoolmates on the selioolhouse lawn Thursday afternoon Mr and Mrs Parker and 11ttlo flaughterwill leave for their homo In New York Saturday morning there for the opening of tho school jear Mr Parker Is an agri cultural instructor BECOME GRANDPARENTS Rev and Mrs C H VnnMetre becamegrandparents for the first time when an eight pound Haby girl was born to Mr and Mrs James Mann yesterday mornlnpr at Mercy hospital Mr and Mrs Mann hrivo been upending tho nnmmer vnca tlon here in the Vnn Metre home The home of Mr and Mrs Mnnn Is In Montana where Mr Mann teachcn Mann wasformerly Helen Vnn Metre Mrs Peckham Named County Farm Champion DBCORAH Aug George Peckham of Castalia wife of County Commissioner George Peck ham has been announced the cham pion farm woman of Winneshiek ounty In the state wide search for Iowas most outstanding farm wo man which will result in theaward ing of ithe state championship on Ang 26 at the diamond jubilee state fair in Des MolnesI Thefourth congressionaldistrict woman will be chosen thecoming week among the county champions and no doubt Mrs Peckham will give a good account of herself Buys Garage at Humboldt EAGLE GROVE Aug P Mathison of this city has pur chased the Chevrolet garage at Humboldt which has been operated by the Opheim brothers Thelatter will continue to carry on their gar age business at Thor Mr Mathison will move with his family from Eagle Grovs to Humboldt very soon HMIfRITY Beautiful In order that we rnay par ticipate in this citywide Dollar Day we have orig inated a bargain that should be the first to at tractevery thriffy Miss or Mrs in northernIowa ALL HEELS ALL SIZES ALL COLORS VISITS AT THORNTON Courtney of Algona ia visiting at the J F Court ney homo here The last 1929 Community Dollar Day is to be held in Mason City Saturday August 10 Seasonable merchandise will be on Procper i ty UHere Dw time to UK jroor credit and invert m di MRonda Ttm value win interest ycm Large brilliant dia mond in modern 18kt white goU ring for todies LIVERGOOD BROS JEVFELER 110 N Federal Why Pay Cash Of special interest to hundreds of people in Northern Iowa will come our announcement of the opening our annual August Blanket Club DAY Last year many hundreds of people joined this club They placed their ordersfor their winter needs lor home for college for institutions They selected from the finest showing of blan kets that are produced They enjoyed prices that were not duplicated during the year This year this same opportunity is same blankets in cotton or wool or part wool in singles or doubles and at the same prices Let every dollar day patron enjoy a specialsav ing by visiting Iowas greatest Blanket Show and placing orders for future needs You get the choice the savings Pay a small deposit with order and take them out when you need them Si E J 1 lVSi N You Do f he Best ;