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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 4, 1929, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBJEGAZETTE MONDAY FEB 4 PROPOSED STATE AUTO LIABILITY INSURANCE OPPOSED y li ACCIDENTS WILL NOT BE CHECKED CLAIMS RHOADES In Majority of SmashUps Neither Party Can Be Held Liable DAVENPORT Feb 4 liiat state automobile liability insur ance would increase the number of ac cidents rather tbafl put a check on careless driving was expressed today by R E Rhoades Davenport man ager ot the liastern Iowa Motor clubs Rhoales who supervises motor club irorK at Burlington Dubudue Musea line and Maquoketa is opposed to the liability insurance bill introduced into Ihe Iowa legislature by Representative Leonard Simmer of Ottumwa A state insurance act of this na ture would lessen rather than increase the responsibility the driver feels and thus tend to increase the number of accidents Rhoades said ir The state will pay I should worry will be the careless drivers attitude Collection of damages would be dif ficult he contends making automo Wle insurance virtually valueless SO per cent of the accident there is no liability on either ide Rhoades said Either both drivers are responsible for the acci Jent or neither one is Responsibility must be proved in court before a judgement can be obtained What Is needed Is legislation to in nease safety by reducing the number of accidents The drivers license and Financial responsibility bill recently introduced In the legislature would flo this Furthermore experiments hsive proved it undesirable that the state should enter into the insurance bus ness In Massachusetts results of such a move have proved entirely un fatisfactorv and caused much trou ble Forest City Is Host to Sunday School Institute FOREST CITT Winne county Sunday school institute OXYGEN SAVED HER HERE AND THERE Miscellaneous Briefs From the GlobeGazettes 100 Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Mnrgarett Brown 7 Perry Hue wiw Jtept alive 11 days by air from a hmgmotor during a siege of pneumonia Doctors said it was a new method of sav ing life by artificial was held at the Congregational church here last week In theafternoon the Rev M D Bush of the First Methodist church discussed The Workers Conference the Kev J A M Htnderlle The Sunday School Teacher the Rev M S Hansen Special Days of the Church anij the Rev B Carnal Wilson DaJly Vacation Bible School Tho evening was given over to the Rev H Kutton field worker of Bus Moinos who discussed at length The Sunday School ana its Objective Music for the evening session was furnished by Sir and Sirs Floyd Qulst The attendance at this conven tion was the largest in ten years It is aid RETURNS TO GARNER N Sprole president of tho Farmers National hank re turned this morning from Des Molnes Tvheie hs spent Sunday with his daughterinlaw Mrs Mitchell Sprole has been in the Methodist hospital the past several months for lung treat ment She is gaining In heaJth j F jj Sterling Stands for Quality i3 WHCKC DA MAINS We deliver or OTCF any ilme kind ot weath any place COAL BILLS Your coal bin is running low on account of prolonged cold spellIt will take a couple of extra tons Trade at Sterling savings will buy the coal I Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 10 Ibs SUGAR 58c Fruits Fresh Vegetables Grape Fruit large 4 for Head in Lettuce 1VPC Oranges good size 2 dozen Oranges medium dozen 35c 35c Oranges large dozen Radishes Onions Parsnips Rutabagas Tomatoes Strawberries Carrots Potatoes Celery Spinach Bananas Oxydol Large pkg 19cOxydol small 3 for 25c Gold MeM 49 Ibs JI90 Plllsburys 49 Ibs I H 4 FLOUR Occident 40 Ibs 5335 Big Q49 Foam 49 I Kitchen Kleanscr n CVM Ca He Skidclo Can 9c Camay Soap 4 for 25c CANNED GOODS Belle Plaine CornlOc Tomatoes tall can10c HiUsdale Pineapple brk slices can 23c Libbys Peaches tall can 18c Libbys Asparagus large cans25c Mushrooms tall can 39c N Beach Cut Beans 15c N Beach CutWax I5c Value Peas 15c Tripod Peas20c ChiliConCarnc 15c Libbys Red Salmon tall can 29c Libbys Pink Salmon 21c Rosedale Med Red25c Sardines can7c Fish Balls can25c Jitney Sardines 5c Kippered Herring 15c Sardines in Mustard 14c Sardines in Tomato llc Clover Brand Salmon Red 25c MR us your eggs you know how we pay few cents more and how we sell a fciv cents less on cacli item USE EITHER FRONT OR REAR ENTRANCE ELECT AT ROCKKORD elected at tlie annual meeting of the Rockford Ship pers association were H I Jones president and A J Nnzel secretary The directors elected were P SI F Cerwinski O G Webster and Ud Schmidt CORWITH MAX LEAVES H Otley left Monday for examination in the cHnlc at Rochester Minn BRISTOW P T A MEETS good attendance was reported at tho ParentTeachers asso ciation meeting Friday evening VISITED AT CORWITII Hunderup a Cor nier Corwith business man now of Springfield Mass was a visitor here last week GRAFTON MAN LEAVES Walk left Fri day for Chicago where he will take a two months1 commercial course ELECT AT ROCK FALLS BOCK Community club met in the high school auditorium Friday evening at which time tho fol lowing officers were elected Fresi dent Cecil A Carter vice president Charles Lee secretary Ruby Calvert and treasurer Marie Hansen STILSON MAN HURT J Scott has a badly lacerated thumb caused from its being caught in a block and tackle RETURNS TO MARBLE ROCK MARBLE Hardy has returned from Charles City where he served on the SaddlerKlinkel case as a juror CORWITH MAN HURT I Mansmith local garage man suffered a broken arm helping a customer crank his car ELECT AT ROCKFORD the annual meet ing of the stockholders of the First National bank ot Rockford T H Mit chell was elected vico president to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Julius Heft Mrs Jennie Reed was elected director NEW TEACHER AT GRAFTON William Bleder man Mason City has secured the po sition left vacant by the resignation of Mise Klatz in the high school here and began her work this week KLEMME MAN NAMED McColIough for mer Klemme man but now of San rrancisco Cal has accepted a posl ion with the California state board of jarbers examiners CHANGE AT ROCK FALLS ROCK Hansen farmer from southwest of town ook charge of lumber yard Feb 1 when H V Wilkinson became sole iwner of it PRACTICE AT LATIMER Glee club is work ns on an operetta Polished Peb bles CALLED FROM CORWITII Ruth WlUon mu sic teacher in the local schools was called to her home at Nora Springs Monday by the critical illness of her mother JPARTT AT PLYMOUTH Ruth Anderson a party Saturday afternoon to tier friends Games were played and luncheon served BOY BORN AT SHEFFIELD and Mrs Clem fToell announce the birth of a 9 pound boy Saturday RAKE MAN TO LEAVE Hauncr will quit farming and seek employment in Mason City shortly Mr Hauner lost his wife several weeks ago His two children he will leave with his mother inlaw I VISITED MOTHER AT PLYMOUTH Hemphill su perintendent of Otranto schools spent tho weekend with his mother Mrs Helen Hemphill POSTPONE AT FROST MINN 3TROST Farmers Insti tute that was scheduled for Feb 6 has been postponed on account of so many farm sales at that time The date which has been set for Feb 22 bo more convenient is the belief Cocnty Agent A E Ingebretson REELECT AT PLYMOUTH Oakwood Ceme lery association had its annual elec tion of officers Saturday afternoon The old officers were all reelected for another year VISITS AT AREDALE B J Miller Chi cago visiting relatives here SCARLET FEVER AT MITCHELL home of Edwin Cordcs is quarantined for scarlet fever the mother and four small children halving the dinease in a mild form CONTEST AT RUDD elimination contest wan held in tho high school auditorium Saturday afternoon preparatory to holding the local declamatory contest next Saturday PRACTICE AT ROCK FALLS ROCK persons TCI senting the Community club are work ing on the threeact play Ace High which will be presented at tho high school auditorium CORWITH SEKKS MINISTER Baptist congrega tion hero recently extended a call to tho Rev Mr Rust to fill the pas torate in placo of the Rev Ira D JIalvorsom who resigned a few weeks ago to take charge of tho Baptist church at GoldHeld ENTERTAINED AT AREDALE J A Zimmerman entertained the U and I club Friday afternoon at her home MEET AT STILSON Boone township Farm Bureau had an all day meeting at the church Friday ENDS GRAFTON VISIT Lee has left for his home at Racine Minn after a three weeks visit with relatives LATIMER SCHOOL ENTERED county declamatory contest of tho Latimer publlu Echoolf will bo held at Cliapln Feb 6 BRISXOW MEETING HELD February ineetins of theW F M S of the U B church was held at the home of Mrs D A New bury ELIMINATE AT WAUCOMA WAUCOMA Eliminations were made In the oratorical dramatic and humorous divisions for the declama tory contest to be held hero Feb 8 RECITAL AT HAMPTON miinborn of the TiinToi Trrrblo Clef nluh will hold n recital Tuesday evening at iho baptist church Tho program will consist of piano solos ducts violin music and everal soprano solos RE1CRN TO ALGONA and Mrs C S John son arrived home from Callfoinia whuro they have been visiting their daughter Mrs Donald White They made tho trip both ways by automo bile VISITS AT KLEMME Hulda Johnson Los Angeles Cal spent Tuesday at the home ot her parents Mr and Mrs Joe Johnson She was on her return rip home from New where she had been buying goods for a ilepurt ment store in Los Angeles PARTY AT RUDI Rudcl high school sophomores entertained the freshmen and teachers at a sleigh ride party Saturday evening CORW1T1I MAN NAMED C Stark manager of the Corwlth CoOpcnitive Grain company was recently elected vice president of the Iowa Grain Dealers association Literary Society of Belmond High School Meets Elects Heads BEbMOND Feb Eelmond high school literary society held a meeting Friday afternoon in the high Mchoolaudltorlum Douglas Done was elected president of tho society Vincent Barry vice president Harriet Gowdy secretary Mario Barry treasurer Miss Bcrnico Pfarr critic and Clair Kcrscant atarma Speakers Announced in Home Declamatory Contest at Meservey MESERVET Feb following appeared the program for the home declamatory contest held Feb 2 Oratorical Henry Haltvvassen Harj stad vey Quandt John Schlegel Benjamin Suntken dramatic Harriet Sprau humorous Fischer ITaTf wassen John Schlegel and Thora Sprau SWEA CITY BANK TO PAY DIVIDEND to Be Distributed Among 249 Depositors Within Month SWEA Feb of HID defunct State bank hero who waived 50 per cent of their deposits when the bank was reorganized in De cember 1026 will during thecoming two werfcs receive from the depos itors committee a seven per ccntdivi dent on their waived deposits The sum of will be distributed among 249 depositors After the bank was reorganized it turned ofer to a depositors commit tee or trustees in March 1927 Its equities in six heavily encumbered farms and an interest in a mortgage on a seventh farm The present dividend of 53200 was taken from five farms before the mortgage holders foreclosed Forest City Mason City CollegiansWill Debate FOREST CITr Feb Kappa Lambda Debating society Waldorf college will engage in a duat debate with City Junior college Mon day evening1 On the home floor the negative side of the question will be upheld while at Mason City Waldorf will uphold the affirmative side of the question Kesolved That a substi tute for trial by jury should bo adopted1 Prof E IT HcnriUscm of the de partment of speech at GuuLaviis phus college will be the critic judgo hereThis 3sthe first decision debate of the present school year Another critic judge will act at Mason City The members of Waldorfs negative team are Lenore Olson Ida Spildo and Clarence Jacobson The members of the affirmative team nre Stephen Field Alpha Aarsvoltl and Nets Bran Organize at Forest CHy FOREST CITr Some of he younger music students Wal dorf college have organised a music club which will he known as tho Humming Bird club This club will meet twice a month at 4 p m on Wednesdays for the purpose of dis cussing the elementary principles of music The following were elected of ficers for the coming year Huvrtet Aspenson president lean Nelson vicepresident ioia Salvoson secre tary Marjorie Hlndorlie class report er Jean RoaJson and Euntco Aspen son sarpoant at arms and Birdie Lein chairman of the program com mittee Tftwa Woman Takes Own Ufe ICALONA Feb 4 body of Mrs Dick Ayers 65 apparently a aul cido by hanging1 was found In her home hero Sunday She Is believed to have killed herself Thursday Scenic Highway frohi Favmington to Algona Is Sought by Elwood DES MOIN13S Feb 1 struction of H 40foot scenic highway along the Des Moines river Crcrr Farmlngton to Algona will bo aske tha state board or conservation by Prof P II Elwood head ot the Tow State college landscape archltcctur department KELLYS HARP ORCHESTRA Will De Back tlie AMERICAN LEGIONS OLDTIME DAKCE AT THE ARMOIIS SATURDAY NIGHT FEBRUARY 9 ADMISSION ALWAYS N25c NORTH IOWA SOLONS lIAGIilt Or A J 11 Hager of VVaukon Implement dealer and farm owner Is the new stale senator from the Allainakee and FayoLte district He represented his own county in the house in the last general assembly and is conversant with the methods employed by law in alters on eapitol bill at Des Moines Jn the present session Senator Hager will serve as chairman of tho political and judicial districts committee and as a member of tho agriculture ap propriations banks and banking board of control fish and same land titles military affairs printing and public schools Mrs F Timmerman Rites Are Held at Sheffield SHEFFIELD Feb Mrs Fred Tnnmornmn Si1 OS tIEeu at the rural home of her daughter Mrg Henry Scvcking Friday following a weeks illness caused by tho services were scheduled to bo held at the Sevckln home Sunday after which tho body will he taken to ATacfarJand Timmcrmans old home for burial Mrs Timmerman made hrr home with her daughter Mrs Meve king for the pasttwo years She leaves two daughters Mrs Seveking and Mrs Martha Gerfen Newkitl Okla iMeet at Forest City FOR13ST CITY a re cent meeting of the newly elected di rectors of the Commercial club E N memberships JSranstad was elected president and H N Rye secretary and treasurer next meeting of tho directors will ba held Monday evening Feb 11 at which time plans will be outlined for tho coming year a dateset for tho banquet and annual solicitation for Sterling Stands for Quality FEBRUARY SPECIALS Imported All Pure Wool DANISHFRINGED LAP ROBES in pretty plaids Special Sale of Just a Few Slightly Soiled BLANKETS The Values Are Remarkable Everyone Wants One 7 TAPESTRY BAGS STIRLING Trade You Do the Best tmtJta i Watch for this danger signal a dirty ring around the washtiibs HAVE you seen it in your washtuW Of course you have Do you knrm whatit means Of course you knoA that it means the washing has licci done in hnrtl water Soap combine with Hie hardness and made scum The scum collected dirt some into the some formed tin dirty ring Soften liard water with Melo and it becomes a wonderful cleaner with or without soap No 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