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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 9, 1929, Mason City, Iowa DECEMBER 9 192i MASON CITY GLOBULfAZUTTtt FIVE JOE CASTER EXLINE CONFESSES TO DEAN BANK ROBBERY PART OF LOOT IS RECOVERED WHEN CASTER IS TAKEN Was Found Hiding in Attic of House Owned by Friend CENTERVILE Dec 9 guards were watchingthe jail cell here today of Joe Caster Exline a county attorneys informa tion was beingprepared asking life imprisonment foxhim on the charge of lobbing the Dean Savings baiik Caster was captured Saturday night by Sheriff Earl Gaughenbaugh when he responded to the sheriffs tapping on the ceiling of a bedroom as he sought to hide in theattic of the George Dobbs homeOfficers of Appanoose county Iowa and Put nam and Adair counties Mo con tinued to search for Lee Mullluix of Hartford Mo who Caster con fessed wa3 his accomplice Recover Loot Approximately onethird of the loot was recovered Officers found 5375 upon Caster who said he had given the bulk of the more than l 000 obtained to Mullinix to purchase a new automobile Mulliniix was last seen stepping out of an automobile at Kirksville Mo Hade Burns deputy game warden of Putnam county Mo and former sheriff there gavethe tip that re sulted in Casters capture He tooK officers to the farm home of Joe Caines whose son Harold admitted receiying510 to take two men to the Dobbs home Answered Taps The officers had some difficulty obtaining Dobbs permission to search his house Gaughenbaugh no ticing a square hole leading to the attic in the ceiling of a bedroom upstairs tapped on it twice He heard a faint pair of taps in re sponse and commanded Caster to come down Officers also sought today to link Caster and Mullinix with other bank robberies They said the men when arrested previously confessed to robbing numerous country stores Caster once broke jail at XJnionvUlc Ho where ho was held on a liquor law charge while Mullinix was ar rested here for illegal possession of an automobile Muddy Hill Stopped Them Caster told officers ho and Mul linix went into Chicago some time ago to join the gangs there but that tfce lifeRroved too fast so they GLASS FOR BUSINESS HOUSES There are a number of places where special glasswork is needed We have the machin ery for cutting and beveling ir regular forms for push plates Mirrors counter tops window signs and such We have the facilities for producing such work and to get a first class job IS SECOND ST SW PHONE 874 MASON CITY IOWA HONORARY COLONEL V Associated Press Pfiota Evelyn Kurth senior of South Dakota State college Brooh ingsi S Dak was chosen honor ary colonel of the R O T C ficers charged they stole an automo bile belonging to Valentine Deters hauvit and continued to Dean A muddy hill prevented tfceir get away Caster said the men forced to abandon their automobile and seek refuge from the posse which searched woods and raviriea for them and once believed they were surrounded Judge W if Walker is presiding over district court in session here now and Caster may be brot before him Custodian of Garner Cemetery Is Victim ofParalytic Stroke GARNEIRDec Wood custodian of the cemetery here has suffered a slight stroke and is con fined to his bed Mr and Mrs Wood had planned to leave here for Mott N Dak to npend the winter with their daugh ter Mrs Hollis Thorpe and family The trip will now have to be post poned until Mr Wood recovers Delinquent Tax Sale Nets Bremer County Sum of Only WAVERLY Dec delin quent sale iri Bremer county this year brot in only 51920 a total somewhat smaller than that of pre vious years and much smaller than the amounts of 20 and 30 years ago Twentyfour sales mostly of small pieces of property were made Some town property was sold also There were few bidders present and many large pieces of property were not bid upon at all A3 an optimist we dont believe that stocks and skirta will stay York Evening Journ al MVIT MIND THE OLD PER TON DELIVERED HAWTHORN LUMP A very desirable medium priced Coal We fork Hawthorn Lump very carefully you therefore get ALL COAL NO DIRT WILL KEEP YOU WARM Phone 49O INDEPENDENT GRAIN FUEL Co C H HAMIJtN M A IHUNSINGKK 410 South Federal Avc HERE AND THERE Miscellaneous Items From 100 GlobeGazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota HETUBNS TO ARMY Ladegaard son of Niels Ladeganrd who has spent the past six weeks with his father nnd other relatives here has left to re sume his duties at Fort Riley Kans where he Js a member the thir teenth cavalry machine gun troop RETURN TO HOMES MARBLE ROCK following who werehere attending the funeral of their brother Joseph Lines have rer turned home Jacob Lines to Nelelgli Frank nnd George Lines to Denver Colo Will Kalstead nnd family to Frederick WIs Mrs Lura Wlengut a sister will remain for another week VISITS IN ARMSTRONG I L Harrison of St Asetha Manitoba Can is visit ing her slsterlnlaw Mrs C G Har rison here HAS SCARLET FEVER case of scarlet fever is reported here In the Fent home Miss Eurella Fent is the vic tim ENJOY PARTY AT ROCKWELL young people of the Methodist Sunday school met at the church basement Friday evening and enjoyed a social hour together with entertainment of various nature followed by refreshments GO ATTEND R N A MEETING 00 attended the R N A party in the haJl Friday night Prizes won by Ray Brown nnd Henry Meyer in progressive GOO Dis trict Deputy Bedford oC Des Molnes Mr and Mrs John Sanders oC Rudd and Mr and Mrs E Cox of Charles City were out ot town guests TO SPEND WINTER ORCHARD Glenn Failbrother started for California last week nnd will spend the winter there with Ills aunt Mrs Flora Biclimore GO TO KANSAS Oik ana Albert Kehn have left for Golf Kans They arc making the trip in Mr Oiks car TO CHANGE RESIDENCE and Mrs Harold Ramsdel are going to live in the Ca hiU home in the west part oftown HAVE MANY VISITORS in the A P Johansen rural home near Latimer the past week were Herman Wailand from Graettinger Mr and Mrs Norman Hansen and son John Mlkkelson nnd Chris Mikkelson all from Brltt Mr and Mrs Andrew Hansonand Nels Ladesaarlfrom Coulter and Mr and Mrs Louie Johansen from Latimer REOPEN CAPE IN WAVERLY nnd Mrs Glenn Grapp formerly of Clarksville have ieopened the Community cate in the community building here following completion of redecorating worlc The cafo was entirely repainted fixtures were reflnished and a new Iloor cov erlng was laid SLIPS OV ICE George Clevelana who lives tin a farmnorth of towndis located her left wrist when sHo slipped on the snow ana Ice while assisting her husband In flblnpr the chores HAVE ENTERED COLLEGE ROCK T Cnlvert drove to Cedar Falls Friday and brot Ills daughter Ruby and Dorothy Edgar home to spend the weekenfl They en tered college there this week HURT TO HAVE CHRISTMAS TREE a meting of the Burt businessmen Friday evening it was de cided to again have a community Christmas tree such na was had last year TO STUDY AVIATION and Mrs W G Cahill who have lived in Plymouth the past three years are moving back to their farm near Mason City Their son James who has been on thefarm will take up aviation worlc TO OPERATE THEATER FOREST Lynk who lias been in the employ of tho Stand ard Oil company for a number of years with Forest City as Ills headquarters has quit the company and haa left for Pomeroy where he lias secured a lease on a motion picture theater LEAVE FOR HOLIDAYS PLYMOUTH Mrs Nellie Arm strong lias left to visit her son Vern of Howell Nebr and other relatives at McPherson Kans during the holt days RETURNS TO MARBLE ROCK MARBLE Chilson who lias been spending some time with her daughter at Minneapolis has returned hero where she is housekeeper in the Uorrm oC her sisterinlaw Mvs Nettle Jesmore SMALL BABY DIES Infant son of Mr and Mrs Rudolph Dlldine died Friday Mrs Dlldine Is ln a critical condition CHILDREN TO GIVE OPERETTA Pixies Triumph a three net operetta will be given here Dec 11 and 12 by the intermediate nnd primary grades with Miss La Vinia Brunsvold and Velma Ferris as coaches ATTEND RALLY Rev and Mrs J E Clifton and 12 Epworth league mem bers attended an Epworth league raJly at Sexton Friday evening CALLED TO MARBLE ROCK MARBLE Arhart of Wimbledon N Dak is hero called by the critical illness of his mother Mrs Charles Arhart Sr TO OFFER SHORTCOUUSE FOREST the benefit of those who cannot begin school in Sep tember the Waldorf junior college is offering a 12 weeks short course eb rrinning Jan 7 and continuing to March 29 For tho first time full credit will be for these courses Subjects offered are bookkeeping business arithmetic business English penman ship voice typewriting spelling re ligion ant piano GOES TO FLORIDA Gcorgo McCutchln has gone to Florida to spend tho win ter with her daughter This Is her seventeenth winter to make the same trip Her husband who is conductor on the local Iranch of the Rock Island will Join he later IS CALLED TO OSAGE George Stfckney or Wavcrly was called here Saturday by a message that her father Phlneas Hitter had suffered a stroke oC paraly thnt morning at the home of an otjier daughter Mrs T Murray SUFFERS SEVERE BURNS Mrs Clarence Carlson was cleaning with gasoline and pressing clothing In her home on Fridny the gasoline exploded and her hands were severely burned TO UNDERGO OPERATION Wadelgh farmer living north of town went to Roches tcr Minn where he will enter the Mayo clinic He will probably undergo a minor operation ARE IN CHICAGO Myrtle Smith and Mrs Erwln Woelfer are spending the week In Chicago with their sister Minnie Smith who had an operation for goiter RETURNS FOR VISIT C C Anderson Mexico Mo arrived Thursday noon for on extended visit at the parental W F Godfrey home She will be re membered heie ns Blanche Godfrey IS GRANTED DIVORCE Park Nichols of Bristow was granted a decreeot di vorce from Eugene Nichols on the grounds of cruel and Inhuman treat ment on Friday Court was adjourned until Monday morning RETURNS TO HER HOME na far ns Garner by Mr and Mrs T O Carlson at whoso home and with other rela tives she visited for weeks Miss Emma Carlson returned Friday to her home at Madison Wis VISIT IN LAKE MILLS nnd Mrs M O J Maakestad have gone to Lake Mills to visit at the homeof their son and daughterinlaw Mr and Mrs Manly Maakestad FELL INTO STARCH little son of Mr and Mrs Ren Terpstra who was badly burned by falling In a hot pan of starch is improving ON EXTENDED VISIT Lester Todd who has spent some time visiting with her mother Mrs Rose Jensenhas left Tor her homo Her mother accompanied her for an extended visit in tho homes ot her children ATTEND STOCK SHCTSV COULTER Among those from Coulter In attendance at the Interna tional Livestock show In Chicago are T C Thompson Nes Kragh Carl Larson and Miss Johanna Peterson BANK IS IMPROVED COULTER The Coulter Savings bank Is being painted and the interior redecorated this week Other improve merits in the way of equipment nnd fixtures have been added CREAMERY COMPANY TO ELECT yearly meeting of tho Kensett Creamery company will be held at the lodge hall Saturday Elec tion of officers for the next year will take place Auctioneer John M Robert son of Mason City has been engaged to give a talk A dinner will be served to the members and patrons by the Ken sett community club LEAVE FOR WEST and Mrs Ole Madsen will leavetho first of the week for California where they will make their home LEAVE FOK FLORIDA ana Mrs Leonard Ol sonand daughters Nordyce and Enid have left fop Florida where they will spend the winter months The trip is being made by motor Axel Brandtis caring for their stock and home dur ing their absence WORKS IN FLINT Jensen former resident of Coulter now empoyed by the Chevrolet company at Flint Mich was a brief visitor with relatives and friends in town the past week PLYMOUTH CLUB TO MEET and Mrs J W Frock will entertain the Farmers Wives and Daughters club Tuesday Dinner will be served and a Christmas tree will be enjoyed BAZAR IS SUCCESS receipts from the supper and bazar given by the women of the Methodist church at the activ ity building Friday were the proceeds from the dinner and supper being and from the bazar The money will be applied on the church budget Mrs Ray Latrop Is president oC the womans society GIVES SHORT PLAY HOCK was a good attendance at tho community club meeting held at the school gymnasium here The cnmmlttcc entertaining Rave a short play entitled The Orange Colored Nccktln FRESHMEN PRESENT PLAY FOREST three act mys tery play The Laughing Guest put on by the Waldorf college freshmen under the direction of Miss Gladys Lindberg teacher of college English was well attended Those taking part were Mildred Olson Donnld Dourte Gall Weaver Carmen Follcen May nard Ferden Muriel Salveson Orvln Iverson Arnold Amlcy Ted Erlckson nnd Peter Hlllisland HOME TALENT PLAY GIVEN play The Whole Towns Talking a farce In three acts was given to full houses Thursday and Friday evenings at the school house auditorium ATTEND FUNERAL MARBLE from here attended tho funeral of Mrs Carl Noss Sr at St Patricks CathoIc church atDouphcrtv Saturday mornlncr IS BUILDING SHEDS Law Is building machine sheds adjoining his Enrage to take care of his machinery anfl trucks The work is being done at ortd limes when not otherwise employed by the mrn worklprr for Wm IS FACULTY MEMBER William Schmidt haj left for Titonka where he will visit his niece W Schoenlein He has been visiting his grandnlece Mrs C P Rlnghand in BriU Dr Schmidt Is on the faculty of St Paul Luther college of St PaulMinn SERVED 23 GEESE annual goose supper was held at the Lutheran church served by the Lutheran Ladies aid Twentythree geesewere used and the net proceeds amounted to S125 TO STAY ONB MONTH VIoa Hoglan of Point is making her dauRh ter Mrs Bert Mesklmen and family n four wpoks visit SUBMITS TO OPERATION Ehers who hns been in Hockford one week as operator of the Pelton Beauty shop was oper ated on for appendicitis on Saturday morplntr SCHOOL CARNIVAL HELD unusually In crowd attended the cnrnlvnl held Frl dny evening at the schoohouse The various organizations and departments oC the school presented entertainments in the different rooms for which a small charge was made GIVES ROOK REVIEW drama depart ment of the Womans club met at the ibrary Thursday evening Mrs G H Galvlu reviewed the book Peter Good for Nothing W C T U TO MEET Stilson W C T U will meet at the home of Mrs G C Brickey Friday afternoon Miss Chrlstyna Callison will have charge of the program TAKES MEDICAL EXAMINATION M J Kenefick went to Rochester Tuesday for a medi cal examination She underwent an operation a year ago and since then lias been going back for treatment BUTTERMAKER IS ILL Lubkeman assisted n the creamery during the absence or our buttermaker J M Hansen who has been sick several days the ast week HOLD ANNUAL BAZAR Ladles Aid society of the local Congregational church held a successful supper and Christ mas bazar sale on Wednesday at the church parlors ERECTS NEW BARN Fansilow has re turned from Ucross Wyo where he isited at the home of Mr and Mrs Earl Hammond and assisted with the rectlon of a barn PARENTS OF 10 POUND BOY and Mrs Ed Clemen son who live on a farm northeast of Wanly are the parents of a 10 pound boy born on Wednesday This is the ourth child and son in the family ELECT BUREAU OFFICERS CRYSTAL the last neetlng of the Farm Bureau J J ifansen was elected as the president and A C Frederlcson director for the comin term VISITS IN ALGONA D Homel ot Washington spent Thursday visiting ils sister Mrs Elizabeth Manjran Mr rlamel was emoute to Des Molnes to try an Income tax case RITES HELD FOR ROCKFORDMAN Alonzo Z Frey 70 Was Found Dead on Street Near Home ROCKFORD Dec services for Alonzo Z Prey 70 were held Saturday afternoon at the home with the Rev C R Luce preaching the sermon The body was buried Sunday at La Porte City Mr Frey was found dead on the street Friday evening where he had fallen on his way home He was within two blocks of his home He leaves his wife and a niece Cather ine Evans who has always made her home with Mr and Mrs Frey Mr Frey was horn near Rich field Wis Feb 19 1860 At 9 years of age he moved with hia parents to La Porte City He came it Rock ford in 1910 where he has been em ployed as harness maker He had been married 45 years Lake Mills Merchant to Retire After 40 Seasons of Business LAKE MILLS Dec S Wadsworlh announced yesterday that he would discontinue his gro cery and shoe stock in the worth department store and is clos ing out the goods by sale The lease on the west half of the building oc cupied by the store expires soon and due to his age Mr Wadsworth does not feel like renewing it Mr Wadsworth haa spent 40 years in Lake Mills as a merchant TO PRESENT PLVST Junior cluss play Bends on a SUing will be presented Friday evening at Leamans opera house and will be under the direction ot Miss Lamb English teacher The folowlnff Is n list of the characters Arnold Otto TVlert Larltln Lee Bald win Robert Morris Edward Staley Luma Tester Luclle Roach Gwen dolyn Ahelietcr and Dotty McCulloehl Arnold Otto nnrt Luele liuach take ths leading roes voill be a Silk Stocking Qhristmas AND it will be a McCallum Christmas for these luxuri ous allpuresilk stockings may now be had for as little as a pair The new exclusive McCallum winter shades are here in all sizes Buy a pair or a box and your gift of McCallum stockings will be a gift supreme DAMONS INCORPORATED im what h ioc and Up EACH CIGAR AND EACH BOX SEALED IN CELLOPHANE If yon have a hard time finding gifts that wilt really please the men folks make a note right now to add some boxes of LaFendrich or Charles Denhy cigars to your Christmas list Men always welcome fine cigars for Christmas Buy either LaFendrichs or Charles Denbye in boxes of twenty five or fifty sealed in red holiday cellophane which will keep them fresh and clean for months a for 150 Size In Cellophane 50 Size In Foil EACH BOX SEALED IN CELLOPHANE Dont let Christmas be just a round of socks and ties and handkerchiefs for the men folks when you can give them a gift that will please them more than anything else a box of either LaFend richs or Charles Denbya Many hours of enjoy ment await the smoker who receives a box or two of fine cigars at Christmas All good cigar dealers carry La Fendrich and Charles Denby cigars H FENDRICH Inc Maker EsUblfched 1850 EvaxuviUe Ind ine Gqarwith that The Totally Different Jastinq Cigar P 1 A MERRT CHRISTMAS W EVERY ;