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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Ui 4 1 AOO CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THURSDAY FEB 141929 every everybody satisfied Why not join our party and be con vinced PHONE We deliver orders or over any time any place any kind of weather Friday Saturday Monday Selected Strictly Fresh dozen yon want sfricily freah CUES we have them Thousands of eggs sold without 0110 kick BULK GOODS Navy Beans 2 Ibs25c Lima Beau 2 Ibs35c English Walnuts lb 35c Farina 3 Ibs19c Pop Corn that Pops shelled 2 Ibs25c Rice 4 Ibs25c Bulk Macaroni 3 Ibs 25c Peanuts lb19c Salted Peanuts lb19c Large Prunes lb22c Bulk Cocoanut lb25c Marsh mallows lb25c Brown Sugar 3 Ibs 25c Powdered Sugar 3 Ibs 25c Apricots lb25c Bulk Cocoa 2 Ibs25c Bulk Dates 2 Ibs25c English Walnut Meats pound 69c Peanuts salted in shell pound25c Med Size Prunes 2 Ibs 23c 5c Purity Bread With our order THE DOCTOR KNOWS Ask any will tell you to cat lots of fruit and fresh vegetables COMPLETE LINE OF FRUITS AND FRESH VEGETABLES Grape Fruit 5 for25c Apples Winesaps Roman Beauties 4 Ibs25c Celery nice20c lettuce solid headslOc Oranges good size 2 dozen 35c Oranges medium doz 35c Oranges large doz 58c P G Soap 10 for 3Sc CLIMAXPoumI OLEO 2 pounds 35c GEORGE WASHINGTON NEVER TOLD A LIE HE WAS A BIG SUCCESS HONEST VALUE MONARCH PRODUCTS A BIG THEM AT OUR RISK Pineapple sliced Pineapple crushed Fruit Salad Whole Kernel Corn Golden Bantam Com 1 Telephone Peas Sweet Peas Blackberries StrawIre tries Red Raspberries Diced Beefs Diced Carrots Boneless Chicken Tomatoes Monarch Maine Corn Apple Sit lice Pork and Beans Melbit Tenches LENTEN FOODS Tuna can19c Shrimp can 19c Sardines can 7c Jitney Sardines 5c Cod Fish box25c i Sardines Tomato 15c Sardines Mustard 15c SALMON Pink tall can 19c Libbys Red tall can 25c Rosedale Med Red25c i Clover Brand Red25c Fish Balls imported25c Kippered Herring15c COFFEE Folgers 1 lb55c Folgers 2 Ibs j i Nash lb51c Butternut lb49c Hills lb55c McLaughlins Gem 3 REVOLUTIONIST IS CHARGED WITH URGING OUTBREAK Former Mexican Minister to Great Britain Is Involved in Plot MEXICO CITY Feb 14 paign activities ot Gilberto Vnlenzuela former minister to Great Britain ana presidential candidate today broc charges that hu was fomenting rebel lion Tim charges wera vehemently de nied by his adherents His opponents labelled him Captnln General do Cris general of Crlsteros referring to the Insurgent movement in Jalisco Cristeros is derived from their battle cry vivo Christo Boy or Jong live Christ king Publication here ot a speech deliv ered by Vnlenzuela Saturday at Herm osillo Sonora gave some background for the charges against him In that speech he bitterly attacked the gov1 ernment ot President Emillo Fortes Gil but even more strenuously at tacked former President Calles Tha charges against Valenzuela were made in a meeting late yesterday oE the mixed congressional commis sion a committee of congressmen which functions In national emergen cies when congress is In recess and which met to consider events after the Toral execution The meeting was a stormy affair with frequent attacks upon the Cath olic clergy Interspersed It ended after the congressional committee had de cided to foster a demonstration Sun day in favor ot the government All labor unions and social organizations be Invited to participate In a manifestation Intended to show the peoples indignation at the attempt I against the presidents life last Sun dujv TWENTYTWO WITH LINDY Wrongful Arrest Charged Against Sheriff at Algona ALGONA Feb case of Loyal Gingrich vs Sheriff L E Hovey for damages for wrong ful arrest and Imprisonment was be gun before Judge De Land and a jury yesterday afternoon The 5ury was drawn and opening statements made by attorneys for both sides and some ot the evidence for the plaintiff was submitted before the court adjourned Tha case will be resumed this morn ing and when It is finished the case at the state vs the alleged Fenton bank robber John Robinson will begin Colonel John A Hambletoii Baltimore MA banker who flew with Colonel Charles A Lindbergh as the noted flyers companion in the 1aitAiiicriciui airmail inaug ural flight from Miami Fin to 1anama Hauiblpton Is a director of the1anAmertcan Airways cor poration which retains Lindbergh as a technical advisor AGED IOWA RESIDENT MADE A SUCCESS OF 3 DIFFERENT CAREERS PRICE BRANDS Tomatoes tall canlOc Belle Plaine CornlOc Sauer Kraut large can 13c Hominy can lOc Mushrooms pieces stems can39c Pineapple broken slices large can23c Rosedale Asparagus large can 25c Rosedale Apricots 23c Friendship Peasibc MR of you will be moving liefore long Cet your boies and barrels dont charge fnr diem We give them tn our customers Brine us your eggs Use either front or rear entrance A Sale Thats Breaking Records Special Offer for a Limited Time HO for Your Old Stove If Replaced by a Roper Reliable or ClarkJewel Only J Down Convenient Monthly Payments Ambng the many models there is one to fit your particu lar requirements Peoples Gas Electric Co For Hotter Appliances CEDAR HAPIDS Feb his ninetyIirst birthday recently H O Pratt 2009 Glenway drive looked back on a life In which success and fame were mado in three careers and one ot wlilch could tako up tho lifetime of the average person A teacher a politician and a minister are the three professional titles that Mr Pratt has carried He studied law at Harvard and pvhen discharged from the Union army because of a bad attack of measles he arranged to read in the office of G J Reniger it Charles City This was in 1863 Not satisfied with this lie Tvent Into the profession of teach ing for a while The field of law still lield Its lure however and in the spring 64 he went Into law partner ship with WilliamD Fairflelfl Then tho calendar ot Mr Pratta life shows a rapid succession of ad vances on the political ladder In the fall of 1867 lie was elected county superintendant ot schools in 1S6S representative to the Iowa legislature In 1870 reelected to tho legislature In 1872 during President Grants sec ond term he was elected to the forty third congress and in 1871 reelected to cons res s Fcellnp that he was not living rlsht in Gods favor he sought the ministry In 1S7S ho took his first charge at Waterloo Since that time he served at Toledo Cetlar Rapids Marslialltown Iowa City Mount Vernon Davenport Manchester Iowa Falls Tama and In 1D08 In order better to serve the en tire conference he became conference evangelist Along ivlth these professional ca reers Mr Pratt can boast of another career that has lasted for 63 years with even greater success than the other domestic one On Oct 21 he and Mrs Pratt celebrated their sixtythird wedctlng anniversary Six children were born to this cou ple three of whomare still living With tho exception of Mrs A r Keener who lives In Cleota N Y the daughters were present at the birth day dinner at their home Mrs Burt T Jackson and Mrs Frank Kilborn Miss Ruby Byers and Mrs Belle But terfield were also guests at tlio birth day dinner MENTAL TEST IS ORDERED FOR TWO IN MURDER CASE Two Michigan Women Con fess Strangling and Poisoning Babies ST JOSEPH Mich Feb 14 AHho authorities of St Joseph aald Mrs Ethel Lewis 4S had confessed poisoning an infant grandson who died Sunday and that the childs moth er Mrs Okel Gorham had charged the grandmother strangled and poi soned seven other children ana grand children they planned today to place no formal charge against the two until they undergo a mental examina tion Both Confessed Confessions ot both women were ob tained last night after Mrs Gorham who is but years old had accused her mother of nutting dope1 in milk given ClarenceWesley Gorham 18 months old who died Sunday and of killing three more grandchildren and four of her own children In tha lost flva years Sirs Lewis admitted according to Wilbur Cunningham the prosecut ing attorney that she placed poison In the milk ot Clarence Wesley Saturday night but denied choking him or kill ingthe seven other children Its a lie Theyre all lies Mrs Lewis shouted while her daughter as serted Its the truth Im telling the truth Tjia younger woman said tn her con fession which sho signed that she I was present Sunday morning when j her mother choked Clarence Wesley j already dying of the poison given him Saturday night An infant daughter Isabelle she said died in her arms severalyears ago after being poisoned by Mrs Lewis Husbands Held Too Husbands of the two women Wal lace Lewis Eau Claire Mich Junk dealer and Herbert Gorham Iron worker ot Dowagiac Mich were held In Jail here but denied knowledge of the alleged slayings Two of the ichitdren ot Mrs Lewis who are said to have been killed were horn of a former marriage to Henry Ford farmer living near Big Rapids MichFord said last night he didnt believe it when tola ot the charges against his former wife and Mrs Gor hiin who is his daughter Cooling System m Office Buildings Is Construction Vogue CHICAGO Feb H Go to Uie ifCico to keep cool eventually will be come the slogan adopted by Ameiia even on the hottestot summer days 9 C Bloom Chicago engineer told the Midwest Power Engineering con ference today Tha speaker foresaw a time when office workers would hurry to their places of employment oil summer days to escape from the outdoor heat He prophesied that the office will become oven as popular as the mountains seashore or North woods lor summer comfort Theaters are making excellent use of coolins1 systems he said and other places where largo numbers oC persons gather are rapidly falling into line At the present time there are several large oCCIce buildings and some under construction that will be cooled thruout The cooling plant some day will rank with the heating1 systems as an essential item ot equip Kanawha Hayfield and Garner Divide Oratorical Honors GAHNI5R Feb Hancock county declamatory contest for the winners last week at Kanawha and Klemme was held hero in the high school auditorium Monday night In oratory Mildred Brummond of Kanawha won first place on What Price Peace Raymond Barz was sec ond America for Americans In dramatic Betty Carr Garner won with Peter and the Angels Altco Bush Corwith won second place with The Madonna of Essex Street In humor June Cope of Hayfield was first with Sister In the Medicine Closet andLeRoy Espe won second place with Blueeyed Sheik Each of the first winners will re ceive a cup Judges were Principal James Rac Miss Tommy D Priest and Miss Eva Treman of Mason City Iowa Farm Families Spend Each Year for Periodicals AMES Feb fam ilies of Iowa spend an average of from 16 515 annually on magazines ana daily and weekly newspapers a sur vey mado in Sac Boone and Story counties by sociologists ot Iowa State college showed Tho survey revealed 36 families spent or less a year on reading ma terial 70 spent from to 121 spent trom to 15 76 from to 70 from to 25 41 from to J30 and 2S more than The survey also revealed that moat farm families subscrilxs to more farm journals than to local weekly papers dally papers or general magazines A total of 216 families received more farm Journals than other types ot reading matter while but 4S received more dally newspapers than other papers or magazines Problem of Feeding Iowas 1170 Inmates of Pen Worries Warden FORT MADISON Feb How to feed em all has become a real problem at Fort Madison penitentiary Tho prison now has 1700 Inmates Its food appropriations are sufficient for only 950 But the other 220 cant go hungry We cant reduce the food por tions said Warden Thomas P Hol lowoll Wo Just keep on golog In thehole each lay 1 Tho warden Is hoping the present legislature will provide some solution Tho pehitentlary Is so crowded that a number of man sleep In corridors On an averago ot 30 prisoners are released each month But arrivals have been exceeding departures Ten men were brot to hiir houeo In a single day this wee Third Royal Suitor Seeks Giovannis Hand BUDAPEST Hungary Feb 14 W royal suitor has como for ward to seek the hand ot Princess Glo vanna ot Italy The princess is King Victor Kmnnuels beautiful 22 ycnv old daughter nnd it is said is being courted by King Boris of Bulgaria and King Zogu of Albania The new aspirant to her hand Is the Archduke Aluerocht 34 year old pre tender to tho Hungarian throne who according to gossip in legitlmatlst circles will go to Rome within a week to seek her favor While there Is no official confirma tion of tills report It Is believed Pre mier Bethlen would be favorable to such a union since it would estibllsh closer religious cultural and official relations between tho two important Catholic countries A venerable olrl Scot purchased n llttlo radio set A few days later his friends asked him how he liked the set Well Ifs aw richt to Jislcn to he replied hut those hulhs nre no guiu to read Lord Jcft STERLING STANDS FOR QUALITY SPECIAL SALE of NEW SPRING Two Big and Saturday February 15th and 16th SILKS FLANNELS KASHAS JERSEYS WOOL CREPES BASKET WEAVES A big variety of styles and in all Your choice of this big selection The Clever Hose DIAMOND POINT HEEL Full Fashioned Saturday NEW SPRING NECKWEAR 1 UU Livens up the Dress This Is My Own Column I want to call your at lention to our newest addi tion Miss Rose Teefy Miss Teefy has come to Mason City from our store in Waterloo to take charge of our corset de partment She is now carry ing one ot the biggest stocks in north Iowa and is equipped to give a service that is sel dom equalled in cities several times this size Miss Teefy has been connected with our organization for a good many years and so I am In a posi tion to know of her abilities Slie is the graduate of some of the best schools in America and holds several degrees for being proficient in surgical anotomlcal and practical fit ting Since coming1 to Mason City she has receives several mail orders from former pat rons in Waterloo to whom cor set comfort and correct form means a great deal Practi cally all ot the medical pro fession employed her for their special fittings and only the highest praises come from them Then the corseticre who Istaking charge of our new Rose Evelyn corset de partment and tills fitting serv ice that she is able to render makes imperative that you should try her when you are ready for your next purchase I strongly recommend Miss Teefy ana I am doubly sure that If you once learn the joy and comfort of her fittings that you will always come and will be a real booster R C Nelson Q I FOR IMMEDIATE A FEATURED GROUP 0 r And now your new spring cos tume calls for a clever Tapestry Bag This is the acces sory item that is all the rage in the eastern cities and is now sweeping the entire country See Them Theyre Smart and Certain winters choose C charming hats antidote ennui la to to nt these Crochet Viacas Printed Crepes Pierce Two Tone Felts exclusive with us Novelty Straws Felt and Strirw Delightful eyepleasing lnter pretations of the new mode Jaunty side effects off the forehead lines small hats of Individuality for thosn who would lie snuirt I SLIGHTLY SOILED After selling out our stride of fine wool blankets wo liavc fallen the stnek from our store at Hampton composed of wonderfully styled prctlily patterned nnd colored and durable Pcndlcton all wool and doubles Out licy nil SINGLES and values and values values DOUBLES values values values MODART CORSETS Closing out one hip lot of corsets cnrselettcs nnd lirnssicrcs For Friday and Saliinlny PRICE Just in New Year Round Prints Trade Uftere ton Do the fiesf Nciv j Costume1J i ;