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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 9, 1929, Mason City, Iowa MONDAY DEC 9 1929 COMING EVENTS North Iowas ooae Bee 9 JO school to be held at display room of GibbsCook Tractor and Equip ment company Dec Iowa Poultry as sociation show Dec open house Dec of Commerce Christmas party Hold Hanford at oclock Dec drum corps Cakewalk and dance Dee anniversary pro gram of Y M C A at p m Iec meeting of Cerro Goro Farm Bureau at Chamber of Commerce Dec party of Le gion and Auxiliary at Armory Dec annual ball of Brotherhood of Railroad Train men at Armory FERGUS Chub Bells Tiixi 771 Chicken pie supper at Union Mem orial church Wed Dec 11 Immaculate Society is requested to meet at the home of James P6 ilansky 633 So Maryland at Mon eve to recite the rosary j Painters local 1163 party Labor nail Mon eve 7 p m Wives and friends invited Very urgent that all members be present Arthur Dunn Secy Pres Hoovers conference with Public Service examination revealed that Cities Service will spend 150 million dollars during 1930 60 mil lion dollars in natural gas facilities alone Ask CF Kriz 625 M B A Bldg Office open evenings f The Queens Husband Womans I club play high school Dec 10 and 11 Members reservations 10c Outsiders 50c High school and Jun college students second balcony seats 25c Car lump coal creuni of tho west I Save per ton For 2 days only per ton delivered off car Kehm ICbal Co Phone 056 liVThe Queens Husband Womans play high school Dec 10 nd 11 Members reservations lOc students peats 25c Iv Church of Christ bazar postponed week Will be held Dec IT at IP G and E Bldg I Rummage sale 337 24th S W Heights starting Mon Dec 9 continuing until sold out The girls club of Our Saviours lliutheran church are having bazar land lunch at the church Dec 10 Lstarlingat 9 oclock and continuing rthruout day and evening i Baked steak with onions for din liner to Tues at Home 1 ea Room 218 N Delaware Wo havo a Pure Aluminum Wat IjBrlesa Cooker for every cash cus for only Come in and ask about them Fullerton Lumber lo 15 4th Street S W Car of Monarch Big Lump on ttrack delivered ABC Coal Sys ftem Phone 2878 1 Diamond Block Kentucky coal on ftrack 5900 W G Block Co Ph 1563 and 564 Eat luncheon at Home Tea Room 1218 N Del while doing your bristmas shopping us have your laundry Moder Late prices good service Phone 49 or at The New ModelUnique 104 Federal Bring the family to the chicken supper Tuesday Baptist church Bazar in connection opening at p m Mrs B J Fitzputrlck 934 North Jonroe avenue left Monday for Parkersburg to spend a few days Ervisiting with her mother Mrs Lahr BAGLEY RETURNS FROM CIRCUIT OF SANK MEETINGS Land Prices Higher and Bus iness Sound Says As sociation Head A general feeling of prosperity permeates Iowa according to Willis G C Bagley president of the Iowa Bankers association who has re turned from a weeks tour of bank ers group meetings held in all sec tions of the state Evidences of this feeling were ex pressed in an increased sale of farm lands at higher prices the sound condition of business in general ana the fact that bankers in every group were more optimistic than Mr Bag ley has seen them since 1920 Lund Being Sold Land in nearly every part of the state was being sold at from to an acre more than a year ago said Mr was no being bought by speculators but b farmers who had made money eithe by renting or on their own farms Mr Bagley pointed out the feellnj that conditions were pointing up ward was rather a decided contras UP what it was two or three year ago During his weeks trip Mr Eagle came in contact with the officers o county banking associations an group officers all of whom had beei m touch with conditions in tKi own sections Crop Is Large It was evident Mr Bagiev pointed out that Iowas 1929 crop was a bountiful one Cribs were full other cribs are being built mi thousands of bushels of corn is oi the ground he said Reports at these groupmeetings were that the stock market had no had a noticeable effect on condition m the state and that if the break has released credit thitt will now be used in building up hor industries Crifts Begin to Flow irr for Yuletide CHeer Fund iTlEENTEiD IN CAKEWALK in Church Damage Placed at Fire at the Zion Methodis church corner of State street eas and Rock Glenn resulted in little oaniage at oclock Sunday morning The blaze started when the register of a pipelegs furnac enters the floor and burned a sma portion of the flooring around this A hand pump was used to extin guish the blaze Damage is esti mated at about by firemen This brot the total number of runs for the fire department to 200 for the year Clarence OGreen Files Petition for Divorce Clarence OGreen has filed a peti tionfor divorce from May OGreen on the allegation of cruel and inhu man treatment The plaintiff who states the marriage took place Faribault Minn Oct 3 1D26 asks the custody of their minor child NOTICE OP ANNUAL MEETING The annual meeting of the stock holders of the Northwestern States Portland Cement company for the election of directors and for the transaction of such other business as may properly come before the meet ing will be held at the office of the company in Mason City Iowa on Tuesday Dec 17 1S29 at 10 oclock a m PETER ANDERSEN Secretary For Rent Two farms in Cerro GBf clo county One contains 160 acres the other 240 acres Both have good av erage improvements For further particulars Call Phono Mason City loivn DALY EPIGRAMS Many a mans success is due to the fact that he got busy and answered some of hs own prayers UDlLYCo PLUMBING HEATING Lots help to restore your op timism by Supplying the Necessary funds to tide you over Very favorable convenient payments UNITED FINANCIAL SERVICE FLOOR UNDER STATE SUPERVISION Organizations Expected to Find This Good Place for Contributions Dont you hear that clinking Thais the good fellows of Ma son City dropping their contribu tions info the GlobeGazettes Christmas Cheer pot The first to be receivedMonday morning was from the History eliib forwarded by its secretary Mrs E H Waprner In the past several organizations have made contributions to this fund which is administered by Mrs T T Blatse Social Leagie director and it is expected that many others will take this means of obtaining maximum results Irom their Christmas donation Trip total received up to date was brotto by the aditional checks andcurrency received Monday morning While this is a mere start it is appreciably mors than was is the fund at this time last year it is hoped that the fund can reach before the final shop ping clay before Christmas Last yeir it was approximately and the year before that it was in the neighborhood of 300 Lets keep the gifts coming folks None can be too large or too small Names of donors will be used except when there is a specific rc not to do so Address Christmas Cheer Fund FiobfGazelte Tho latest additions to the Cund are ar follows History Club 50 An M D Friend JS W L Patton New total 38 W V MORRIS DIES SUDDENLY Served in SpanishAmerican War Funeral Services Not Completed Wilber V Morris 5T a veteran of the SpanishAmerican war died suddenly at oclock Mondav morning from an attack of hear disease at his home 417 Third street northwest Funeral arrangements have no been announced The body is now at the Randall funeral home Mr Morris is survived by his widow Anna Morris a son Verne Mason City and a daughter who is residing in Chicago FORlRWON CITYAN IS DEAD Andrew Jorgenson Dies of Wonnds Suffered From Shotgun Andrew Jorgenson former resi dent of Mason City died as result or the accidental discharge of a shotgun which he was cleaning in his home at Grand Meadow Minn ast week The funeral service was held Friday with burial in the rrand Meadow cemetery Mr Jorgenson was born in Den mark in 1869 and in 1890 was mar ied to Miss Anna Mikkelsen who ctm survives him Mr and Mrs Jorgenson came to the United States in 1892 They lived on a farm near Mason City for a number of following which Mr Jorgen on returned to his trade as a cabi net maker He was employed for a number of years in the Garnet Church Furniture company at Gar net Kans anc later went to harlos City where he worked for he Fisher company He worked on he construction of the Kirk apart nents in Mason City Mr Jorgenson jg survived by four hi wren Harry and Carl Jorgenson Quincy III Mrs John L Peterson Albert Lea Minn and Mrs Hans T Nielsen Grand Meadow Minn He Iso leaves a number of other rela ivcs in and near Mason City Two Cars Are Slightly Damaged in Collision Two cars were damaged in a col oior at oclock Sunday night t the corner of State street nnJ vashmgton avenue Cars driven by F 15 Jefferson avenue outhwest and MaxSchultr us Twelfth street northwest collii ccording to a report to police Tlic umrer on the Heabner car was amngecl and a fender and hub oap n the Schultz auto was damaged Inquiries Being Received From Other Dancers Thruout State Seventeen cakewalkers have already enrolled in the annual Sene galese drum and bugle corps cham pionship cakewalk and dance to be held at the armory Thursday eve ning Entries will be open until the evening of the contest Those who have entered the con gest thus far are Mr and Mrs lames Brown Des Moines Miss Felix Parker Minneapolis and Dan Ewing Mason City Miss Mabel Bates and Tyler Stewart Mason City Mr and Mrs William O Har ris Waterloo Miss Glair Saunders and Howard Ewing Mason City last years winners Miss Cleota Cabhetl and Maynard Ewing Mason City and Walter Davis 72 year old cakewalk leader who will be at the head of the procession A number of inquiries have been received from other cakewalk artists thruout the state according to members of the committee in charge Miss Clair Saunders will lead the black bottom course which will be one of the features of the dance The announcement was made that Ihe grand prize cake is on display in the Giklner Brothers show win dow The money prizes are and Tickets are on sale at the Brady drug store Boyds smoke shop and Pleazol billiard parlor Literary people rarely commit crimes says awriter He evident ly doesnt read many modern nov Passing Show TRACTOR SCHOOL OPENS IN CITY Farmers and Highway Men at GibbsCook Company Plant This Week Farmers and highway contract ors from all parts of northern Iowa gathered at the plant of the Tractor and Equipment company Eighth street southwest and Jefferson avenue Monday for the opening of a three day school in which the Caterpillar tractor is be ing explained in all its phases of ap plication and servicing Present for the occasion arc George Plenty of the service clc parlment of the plant at Peoria III Harry Penn who shows ths many applications that can be made the tractor and Robert Snow export representative Tlc program Monday included the showing of 6000 feet of moving pictures which brot out not only the insiny usesHo which the Cater pillar con be put to on the farm but nlbc in logging and highway building Amongthe speakers was Coiinty Agent Marion E Olson who talked on the preparation of the soil Raymond Zack district engin eer of the Iowa highway commis sion will be on the program Tues day The sessions which will continua until Wednesday evening are being giver in the newly acquired shop of the OibbsCook company An ex celient meal was served the visitors at noon Despite the weather conditions mere tlian 50 persons were regis tered for the school with represent atives present from nearly all parts oC the territory of 18 counties served Irom Mason City GUN SHOOTING IN CITY REPORTED 3 TIMES IN 2 DAYS Police Chief Declares Use of Firearms Must Be Be Stopped Following three instances over the weekend of shooting firearms withm the city limits Chief of Po lice F R Sanford has issued a warning that the use of arms en dangering public safety must be stopped He emphasizes the danger firearms and points out that in one of the three instances this weekend a fatality almost re sulted from a stray bullet Ralph Martinez 18who lives at the corner of Seventeenth street and Quincy avenue northwest wall arrested Saturday afternoon follow ing complaints to officers police state that he and some boys were running over the roofs of houses and shooting a shotgun He appeared in police court Monday morning before Acting Judge M C Coughlon and was given a sentence of five days In jail on a charge of disorderly con duct Was Seen on Jloof According to poiice Martinez was seen on the roof of the house of Mrs J TO Reeler 1631 Quincy ave nue northwest Sunday afternoon a report was made to police that two boys were shooting rifles in a clay pit near Righth street and Monroe avenue southwest One of the bullets from the bgys guns came dangerously near Charles Younke 422 Sixth street southwest Rifles Taken Away The boys who are Richard Rear don 13 003 Fifth street southwest and Heimie Richardson 14 409 Fifth street southwest were brot to the police station and admonished by officers They are scheduled to return Saturday morning when they will again be talked to Their rifles are being held by police A report was made to police Sun day morning that boys were hunt ing beside Lime creek near the waterworks answered the call but the boys got away before they arrived Theft of Articles Is Reported to Officers The theft of an aluminum roast er a piece of meat three milk bot tles and a small amount of money from the L C Smith residence 709 State street east was reported to police at oclock Saturday night The person who had taken the things was seen running away but no description of him was ob tained Officers made a thoro search of the vicinity and found the roaster and meat near the house of a neigh bor A1 news item tells of a Boston man who slapped his wife as she slept Men are getting bolder and Piedmont HAIR CUT 35c Quality Work Sanitary Shop TRY US HAIR CUT SHOP 22 1st St S W Phone 2901 Opposite Police Station 8 A M to 8 P M Hearing on Charge of Speeding to Be Tuesday i Howard Trevctt 20 Century An nex was arrested by police at 7JO oclock Sunday morning on a charge of speeding Officers said he WHS driving15 miles an hour bo ween Twelfth and Fifth streets on Federal avenue north His bonds were ucl at S550 He is scheduled lo hnvc n hearing Tuesday in police Attention Trappers FURS FOR HIGHEST Wogf Bros Hide and Fur Dealers 310 orh St S W Phone IMS Marstons Will Pick Up Your Wrecked Car and Fix It Phone Marstoit Second Delaware Northeast Phone 1C2 Otto Is Sent to Jail for 30 Days to Sober Up for Intoxication Jack Otto Whceleiwood was ai rcsted by police at oclock Sunday night on a charge of intox ication He was said by the arresting officers to have been the most drunk man taken to the police sta tion recently Kia appeared before acting Judge M C Coughlon in po lice court Monday morning and was given B sentence of 30 days in the county jail Eugene Corcoran 230 Second street northeast who was arrested Saturday night on a charge of intox ication forfeited bonds of 515 by appear in police court The case of Norman Nelson Ma son City who was arrested early Sunday morningon a charge of in toxication was continued until 5 oclock Monday afternoon when he entered a plea of not guilty MRSBERP1 LONG TIME DIES Was Born in Norway Fu neral Services Will Be Held Tuesday Mrs James Berg 60 Mason City died at oclock Sunday morning She suffered a stroke a year ago and had been in failing health ever since Funeral services will be held at 2 oclock Tuesday afternoon at Ihfc Randall funeral parlors the Rev Oliver L NWigdahl pastor of the Trinity Lutheran churcM in charge Burial will be in Elmwood cemetery Mrs Susie Berg was born April 14 1869 in Norway She came to the United States 38 years ago settling in Fertile Later she moved to ljspn City and was married to Andrew Berg Nov 5 189D Her hus band preceded her in death in 1907 She is survived by four children Melvin Berg Miss Lilllc Berg and Mrs Minnie Miller all of Mason City and Elmer Berg Kansas City Two sisters Mrs Charles Ander son Mason City and Mrs Anna Larson Norway and a brother Arne Waage Woodinville Wash also survive her LACK OF AIR IS THOT CAUSE FOR WOMAN FAINTING Mrs Rupert Falls to Floor and Is Bruised Is Reported Better Mrs Sadie Rupert aged resident living at 1320 Federal avenue north is reported to be recovering at Park hospital after she was found exhausted on the floor of her home She is suffering from bruises on her chin and nose A neighbor found Mrs Rupert on the floor in her kitchen at about 3 oclock Saturday afternoon Mrs Rupprt had been washing and it is believed the gas jets burned all the oxygen in the roomcausing her to faint How long she had lain there is not known It is believed that when she fainted she fell on her face caus ing her nose and chin to be bruised fvas boiling and the gas jets were burning when she was found She was immediately rushed to Park hospital where treatment was given her An hour afterward she recovered consciousness Her condi tion is not considered serious DR W 0 MAUCH UKJVTIST Weir Kid jr Ihonc And Say tho ring lit liny Seiieys Is much heavier and cost less DR C R SMITH Chiropractor East Stale Phone 4ib Crossed Eyes Straightened Glasses Fitted Lepper Optical Co 10 First St S B Second Annual Grand Prize Championship CAKEWALK and Miison City Thursday December 12th Benefit Sciigulcsc Drum Corps Music By Omaha Dixie Ramblers Admission 75c Tickets on Sale lit Uoyds Brndys mid Plcnzol Short skirts boosted fashion hose sales last year to say nothing of the increased business enjoyed by News Hcrald Trappers Attention Wo Buy Elides and Fur Highest Prices Paid CARL1 STEIN 11 Sixth Sf S W J3XE BLOCK WEST OF TED Let Us Supply You With Christmas Money Any Amount UP to Phone 224 Well loan you mouey on your furniture diamond au tomobile or other personal belongings over a period of 20 months if desired Small cost See us today why wait Quick Service No Red Tape 202 M B A Bldff To The Worried Persons Who Say Clusn 1 Members paying Ic in Lhe first week 2c me week and increasing lc each week for fifty weeks will receive 51273 Class 1A Members paying 50c the first week 49c the second week and decreasing lc each week for fifty weeks will receive S1275 Class 2 Members paying 2c the first week lc the second week and increasing2c each week for fiftv weeks will receive SZaiib Class 2A Members paying the first week 98c the second week tvmi decreasing 2c each week for fifty weeks will receive Clnss 5 Members paying pc the first week lOc the second week and increasing Oc each week for fifty weeks will receive S6375 Class 5V Members the first week the second week and decreasing 5e each week for fifty weeks will receive Class 10 Members paying lOc the first week aOc the second week and increasing 0c each week for fifty weeks will receive 137 10 Glass IDA Members paying the first week 4flO the second week and decreasing lOc each week for fifty weeks will receive if 12750 Clnss 23 Members pa3iug 2Gc a week for fifty weeks will re ceive SI 250 Class 50 Members paying fJOc a week for fifty weeks will re ceive W500 Clnss 100 Members paying JlOO a wesk for fifty weeks will rc Class 200 Members paying 5200 a week for fifty weeks will re celve 510000 Class 300 Members paying a week for fifty weeks will re ceive Class 1000 Members paying510 00 a vcsk for fifty weeka will rc Clnss 2000 Members paying S2000 a week for fffty weeks will rc ceive Til be when Cftristaias is over The Chrisdnas Club takes the Money Worry out of December The Christmas Club docs make it easy lo accumulate Extra Money for Decem ber we all have December needs You will be glad when next Christmas comes if you will join one of the Classes shown here Finishing wm ic easy For Habit will help EST COMPLETE BANKING S E RV C E Phones 382 383 Mason Cily ;