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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 17, 1929, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THURSDAY JAN 171929 SEVEN IOWA RURAL MAIL CARRIERS BATTLE BIG SNOWDRIFTS Several Routes Worse Than for Dozen Years Is Mens Report MANCHESTER Jan 17 you sit by the fireside bemoaning the biting cold that makes you dislike to abroad consider the mail carrier snowdrifts six feet deep leaving tho highways to seelc easier paths thru auto mobiles for the surer footing of Old that In subzero temper atures from early morning until dark are someof the conditions that have caused the six rural carriers that work out of the Manchester postoffico to describe tho present winter as the hardest for mall carriers In a dozen years One Goes by Night A M Lusk who lacks but 60 days of 25 yearsof service as a mail car rier finds his route difficult to tra verse He completes his round at night instead of noon He starts out in his automobile but switches to horses and cutter before ha has gone far At places he says the drifts are wellnight impassable VV B Kewney a carrier of 21 years describes Ills route as the worst In his recollection He has forsaken tho automobile completely making his complete route by team Three times ha could not get thru never has ho returned earlier than 6 or 6 oclock In the evening Loren PJatt who traverses a 30mile route leaves Ilia automobile at Thorpe and covers tha lar portion of his route by horse He has required eight ori nine hours longer each day to com plete his route than ordinarily Goes Any Road Harry Xelsey says lie cannot cover more than two of Jits 35 miles by automobile Ho takes nine hours to complete his trip by cutter He en counters drifts 10 Cect high disre gards fences and follows any possible route to reach his destination Walter Schicos also finds It neces sary to use horse and cutter on a liart ot his route The seven rrillee ot paving is the only strip ho covers by motor Everett Leighton picks a path thru fields and over fences on his 23mile trip All the while these mall carriers have had to pick their way cautionsly wherever they could get thru they have endured temperatures from sero to 20 below Cities Service Company Has Eagle Grove Business EAGLE GROVE Jan Ci ties Servico company which recent ly purchased the property of the Ea gle Grove Oil company of this city took possession Wednesday the final transfer beingcompleted by Messrs W Lund and Harry F Fabric of Sioux City Human nature does not change Just staffo a slip wy sidewalk fall before K crowd and watch cm all Glillirntiin ConstitutionTribune NORTHWOOD MAN DEAD FROM GAS Suffocates From Carbon Monoxide Gas From Automobile XOHTHIVOOD Jan Gullicltson 41 prominent fnnncr Uv ins four miles norlli of hero focated by carbon monoxide gas from Ills automobile at his horns Tuesday afternoon ills lifeless body was found by his brother Elmer and his brother inlaw Ormartzo Butler lying on rile ground at the rear of the auto which was standing with the motor running in the passageway between a double corn crib where the car was kept The ijoora at the rear of Hie passage way behind the car were closed but tho doors at the opposite end in front of the car were open It is supposed iliat lie was working at tho roar of the oar putting on tlio ehaius before driving out as one chain was OH a rear wheel and the jack wiis in posi tion under tho other wheel and the handle to the jack was in his hand when ho was found A pliysician was immediately called from Northwood but the condition of the body Indicated that he had been dond about nn hour and a half when found which was shortly after four p in Mr GulUcgson was unmarried and with his brother Elmer lived with their widowed mother on the home farm A brother Mack Gulllckson Hves on nn adjacent farm and a sister MJW OnnauzoButler is a near HeipJi bor There are four brothes also liv ing in North Dakota who are exporter to reach here for the funeral services which will bo held in the Lutheran church Saturday p in Jan 19 Marriage Licenses in Winnebago Take Slump lyAKB MILLS Jan County Clerk C C Lyns reports tbat only marriage licensee wcro Jssued dur ing 1928 In WlnnebnKO county as cum parert with S Tor the year 1927 Ho also reports that there were revert rti vorco decrees Ritntcd Six grant in A report from tho county clerks offlco in 1921 showed but 25 dlvorcca in U6 years At tlmt Unio Wlnnebago held the low est average of nny county In the state A similar comparison nt Iifa time would still show remarKablo fiff uros for FALLING HAIR ladty Tlitrfcnocki dandruff and by killing gcrrat WhyltFox knodi ikin BothvoTdundcr MoneyBack Guarantee At and Drujriiiti TIGER Dr V A Farrell B A Building Genera Medicine Infant Feeding and Diseases of Children Wright Newspapers in Contest for Selection as Official Publications 17 At the regular of the county board ot supervisors the four papers of the county made application for the appointment as official county papers for the year 192S Ths law al lows this official title to but three newspapers so the above situation threw the matter into a contest Tho Clarion Monitor and the Eagle Grove Eagle each submitted lists totaling 1400 subscribers the Belmond Inde pendent list numbered G24 and that of the Dows Reporter totaled 601 Attor neys for each of the latter pnpevs ilprt objections to tho list of tho other so the supervisorn adjourned without ranking a selection but will hold a heaving at a later late when Uio ob jections of both papers will be heard Wright County to Divert Interest This Year Too CLAHIOX Jan B Hallock county treasurer has again received notice frof the state treasurer to divert the interest on county funds in tho various banks to tho state department for the year ot 1929 In conformity the provisions of the Brookhart Lovrleii bill During 1928 Wright county diverted a total of to tho stats fund S10SI7 of this amount came from interest on county funds and from municipali ties schools and townships This til verted Interest is used to build ut the Finking fund created toprovide for county township and school district losses suffered In closed banks Town Pays Physician BROOKLINE N K town nine years without a resident physician arranged to pay n year towtrd the income of a doctor who wlil llvi Jn the vlllaga HomeMade but Ends Bad Cough In a Hurry To end a stubborn cough quickly It In important to sootbe nnd heal tlie in Ranted membranes get rid ot the Kormi And also to nirl the system inwardly to help throw off tho trouble For these purposes here is a home made medicine far better than any thing you could buy at 3 times tijc cost From any druggist ounc es of Iincr Put this into n pint bot tle nail odd nlnin granulated sugar syrup or strained honey to fill up the pint This takes but a moment and makes a remedy so effectvctlmtyou will never do without once you have used it Keepa perfectly and children like it This simple remedy does three neces sary things H loosens the germladen phloem end soothes away the Inflam mation At the same time it is ab sorbed into the blood where it nets di rectly on the bronchial tubes This ex plains why it brings such quick relief even in obstinate bronchial coughs and flu nought Pinoi in a highly concentrated com pound of Pennine Norway Pine con taining the nitivr agent of creosote ia a refined pnlatahTe form nnd known AS one of the prentest healing ngcntn for cnuglig chest colds nnd bronchial troubles Do not accept a siilistltufn for finer It In guaranteed to give prompt relief or money refunded Stores Mason City la Austin Minn Mier Wolf Sons Co North Iowas Largest Furniture Store 3091113 South Federal Avenue 11 TwentySeven Years of Progress and Still Progressing SALE An Expansion Sate With Remarkably Low Prices LIVING ROOM SUITES 3PC LIVING ROOM SUITE JAC VELOUR One oH our best values during1 our Expansion Sale This suite is a standard guaranteed product Has reversible Cft cushions and is of fine construction 2PC GENUINE MOHAIU SUITE DAVENPORT AND WING CHAIR All cushions reversible A charming creation and one of the star values today at this price Come in and look this suite over Dining Room Suites DONT MISS THIS SPECIAL VALUE Luxuriously Comfortable DavenportBed Suite This handsome davenport bed port ana a good quality of jacqunrd with reversible cushions Davenport opens to full Blzo double bed Hera Is space saving furniture d 1 1 Q at iin exceptionally low price 2PC LEVINE MOHAIR SUITE Bed Room Suites 75 SUITES TO SELECT FROM Genuine Laminated Walnut Bed Room Suite Here are three lovely pieces bed either bow end or poster semivanity and chest oC drawers Our Expansion Sale C A Price JU 3pc Bed Room Suite value A 5ply laminated Walnut constructed suite Choice bow end bed fuU vanity and chest of drawers Dust proof construction Seldom indeed is it possible to buy a suite as fine as this for such a price A Q A Berkey Gay Special Bed Room Suite Made fay Americas foremost furni ture 5 Vanity Chest of Draw ers Portable Mirror and finest walnut at the QQ price of 1 tJO Designed by Levine craftsmen A large roomy pillow davenpoil and John Bunny back chair Imported verslblo cushions A value at only LOOK AT THIS AMAZING VALUE CREDIT Open a Charge Account Measure the value offered hero by any youll find thta dining room suite to he an unusual buy nt tills price 60 Inch huCCet host and five chairs and table Special cut Velour covers on chairs Only A DISTINCTIVE DINING ROOM SUITE Such values as this are rare indeed Tills beautiful din ingroom sutto incturJos n ifi hicli buffet Ifirffe table i host chair and five chnira with tapestry or Jacquard cent hot touts This suite constructed oC Walnut nnd has on extra fine finish This ia ono ot our grontrr vnlues during the Expansion Sale SELECTED WALNUT DINING SUITE Hero Is an 8pu suite an exceptional value massive buf fet table n chairs nnd host This is a J3C500 value thai we will offer duringour Expansion Sale for SUBSTANTIAL REDUCTIONS ON ALL ODD PIECES IN BED KOOM AND LIVING KOOM SUITES DISCOUNTS OF 2ft TO JSMPS Hundreds u hnautlfnl lamps of all hinds nt reduced prices We welcome new accounts and assure the most liberal terms to those who are worthy of such No matter how small or how large your purchase you may use out liberal credit policy NEW DISPLAY ROOM The building to the south of Mier Wolf Sons company has been taken over by this firm and the entire second floor is being remodeled for Living Kopm Furniture and 81room bungalows will be built Each bungalow will be furnished completely No finer display of living room furniture and fixtures will be found in Iowa Watch for our opening announcement NEW MUSIC DEFT This New Feature of the Wolf Store Will Be Opened Shortly One of the finest lines of pianos in northern Iowa will be located in this store New booths are being built a now display room with modern conveniences and such that will make this department a feature will be installed Watch the paper for opening dates RUGS Axminster and Velvet Rugs Good vGiUlns rugs that ill excellent service They are made oC fine materials and come pleasing Velvet rugs are nil finished 9x12 price price 83x106 regular price prire 2750 SEAMLESS AXMINSTER RUGS dMTptyAriiiUJLfalwn yarns with a firm closely woven body tiful patterns and colors to select from prico jirico J 1050 price price 5105U INLAID LINOLEUM with colors that arc built right up fiom the burlap bach shown In patterns and colorings that acro suitable for any G ft regular price to price square yald Colorful drapery cretonnes of real values in effective de signs that will tone UD any room Colors are blue rose green arid tfMd comblnationg on Hght and dark grfounds 35 Inches vide Specially Priced at 29c yd Fltct CtjrtahiH tlint VIUOH They como all over patterns Miti a neat bortler Keru yds long price Sale Price 98c pair Panel Curtains of flnn quality flsured finished with four dainty ruffles across the bottom To bo used one to a Colors are blnn niid rose goM and orchid i yds Ions Regular price 275 Sale Price each Complete House furnishings Hot Blast Circulating Heater walnut fin ish Acorn Gas Range floor sample only All White Acorn Gas Range floor snnipe onlySTDS 5Pc Breakfast Set colors grey or green Oak Napance a sample kit cith only 1385 121c Set of Dishes good quality Charter Oak Sample Hnncre priced at ;