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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 5, 1929, Mason City, Iowa MBIGHTV MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Charles W Montrose former movie promoter who has been held in jail at Detroit for near ly two years because immigra tion authorities havebeen un able to determine of whatcoun he is a subject may gain his freedom thru action started In federal court Papers filed disclose that he has contracted tuberculosis EARTHQUAKESIN ARGENTINE ZONE TUMBLE HOUSES Paucity of Population Y All That Prevents Disaster By DAVID A CHEAYENs United Press Staff Correspondent JBUENOS AIRES July 5 Only the paucity of the population prevented what would undoubtedly have been amajor disaster in the Argentine zone whichwas recently victimized by violent and continued earthquakes in a more thickly peo pled District the death toll and the amount of damage could have been j nothing short of appalling j A section of the nation embracing half a dozen desert provinces situ ated mostly m the foothills and in the Andes in the general vicinity of the city of Mendoza suffered the portion of the damage Men doza itself is the most important city m Western Argentina and has of 70000 It escaped practically undamaged whereas in the vicinity yilla aivVmany small reduced Vriwas v v Terror Is tlteous f The terror of the inhabitants of1 the entire district and especially in Hie outlyingseotions where many are ignorant and superstitious not understanding the physical slenlfl V of the disaster was described by relief workers returning to Buenos Airea as most piteous The appearance about June 5 of a star of extraordinary brilliance in close proximity to the moon was taken oy many as some supernatural sign Pf woe whereas scientists ex plained as bestthey could that the heavenly body was none other than thepenodic that po sitpn of the planet Venlis But scientific explanations to a QLY5 aboutVtW about their ears by repeatedand violent did little to ks suage HiepaH6f dread In many places whole sale migrations were reported by relief workers the in habltaots fearing to rebuild their homes in constant fear that an other undulation would destroy their work arid endanger their lives i LooselyBuilt Houses The very architecture of most of the houses in the district contribu to the death toll for they are built mostly of rather loosely mor tared stone Most of the dead and injured were found to have suf fered contusionswhile relief work ances e suffered fractured legs sustained while flee r from totteringstructures ean cold v with bitter winds to th discumfort of the district The principal de on rehef workers was for blankets and shelter Buenos Aires newspapers Joined with the federal government which devoted consid lottery in providing relief The work wan made ihost difficult because of the Meager communications there be f than mule trails to many of the isolatedranches and villages wHlch were hardest hit The violence of the earthquake also opened SUC1 wldth that what there were were mostly ren dered impassable I The district of El Nevado near est to the newly erupted volcanoes perhaps suffered most intensely but its lack of population pre vented great loss of life rExplanatlons of the causes for thp continuity of the tremors are beinj studied by a special commission sent by the federal government Grafton Man Is Owner of Thornton Crearnery THORNTON July Peter Refadahl of Grafton has completed a business transaction with Henry of the Thornton creamery whereby he will becpme owner and manager of the creamery I Mr KefBdahl was manager of the Farmers creamery at Grafton for 13 i JII LY July teamontfrof big values at Merkels Each aepartmentls featuring seasonable at decided that will be wbrn at least twortionths longer this summer We advise early shopping i while the selections are at their best Sanitary Pads Box 16c Swanfleece Sanitary Pads regular size 12 inbox Merkels First Floor Sanitary Bloonierettes 69c A regular dollar seller made of best quality volleand rub ber Medium and large sizes Merkels First Floor Childrens Suits 29c Boys and pa jam a check union suits with tight or loose knee Sizes 2 to 12 years Very spcial Merkels First Floor Union Suits 50c Ladles gauze union suits teddy style wltb builtup shoulder Sizes 36 to 44 Merkels First Floor Cotton Garments 69c A group of cotton garments including gowns teddies bloomers and slips Priced low to close out MerkelsFirst Floor Silk Dresses Girls wash silk dresses In plain colors and pretty prints Sizes 7 to 14 years Merkels Second Floor French Panty 94c Carters rayon French Pant ies in flesh peach nile and white Sizes small medium and large Merkels First Floor Carters Vests 79c Made of rayon and match ing the panties listed above Merkels First Floor Fancy Pillows Each97c pure silk taffeta rayons and rayon satins in tinted designs floral and conventional Regularly priced to MerkelsSecond Floor Lunch Glottis 98c Cotton and linen lunch cloths some with napkins Fast colored borders Ideal for breakfast cloths 45 inch Stamped for embroidering Merkeis Second Floor Curtain Panels Each 97c Rayon voile and marquisette panels trimmed with wide insertions laces and fringes Good quality materials Merkels Second Floor Sun Suits 94c Vanta and Carters Sun Suits ia all the bright colors Sizes 2 to 6 years in cotton at 94c woolat 139 200 Summer Hats Reduced to Felts Straws Hairs Stitched Silks and Crepes Every straw and hair hat In stock reduced to each Plenty of large head sizes Merkels Second Floor Stamped Aprons each 29c Made of muslin and rainbo chambray Simple design for embroider ing Morkels Second Floor Whitco Prints yard 44c 32 inch fast color prints In pretty patterns and colors Merkels First Floor July Sales Offer Great Savings Its marvelous whatgoodlooking timely apparel can be bought now And two full months of warm weatherstiJl ahead of us Smart fashionright merchandise every important style created for summer at greatly reduced prices Come you will surely find your size in a vide variety of summer frocks coats and just when they are smartest Summer Dresses Sports and Dress Coats MERKELS SECOND FLOOR Ruffled Curtains Pair Popular ruffled curtains in four and five piece sets suit able for home and cottages Someare broken lots which wo areclosing out Former prices up to Me rkels S ecoind Flo or I Cretonnes i Yard 37c Colorful cretonnes for home and cottages In bright mod em art patterns for furni ture slips etc A large group featured Saturday at 37c Merkels Second Floor Straw Hats Price Smart mtlans and leghorns In light and dark shades Headaizes 19 to 21 for young girls Merkels Second Floor Half Hose 25cand39c Plain rayon and fancy top hose for the little tots Col ors are red tan blue pink lavender maize and white Sizes 4 to Merkels Second Floor Organdy Bonnets Crisp dainty lace trimmed bonnets for baby In pink blue and white Merkels Second Floor Nannette Dresses Dainty little dresses in prints and broadcloth daint ilyembroidered Sizes 1 to 3 years Merkels Second Floor Pongee Yard 75c 32 Inch all silk pongee for summer wash frocks In blue tan green navy red grey pink orchid and coral Merkels First Fioor SilkHose Pair v Ladies pure silk full fash ioned hose with pointed or narrow panel heels ServIAe and chiffon weights Good color assortment Very slightly irregulars Sizes 8 to 10 McrkelsFIrst Floor Mens Sox Pair 19c Good quality mercerized mens half hose in fancy pat terns Sizes 10 to 11 Merkels First Flo or Childrens Hose Pair 39c Ts length fancj sports hose in pretty patterns Sizes 7 to Merkels First Floor Fancy Hdkfs 3 for 29c Fancy embroidered handker chiefs in white with colored hems lace edges and In col ors Assorted three on card Our Regular Prices have been this Clearance Hdkfs 3for25c Linen printed handkerchiefs in assorted colors and terns 116 inch hems Merkels First Floor Mens Hdkfs 5 for All white pure linen hand kerchiefs in large size for men Inch hems Merkels First Floor Ladies Purses A group of handbags in all the wanted colors for sum mer Some are of leather and some of moire Neatly lined and fitted Merkels First Floor Hat Boxes A fine hat box for your vaca tion trip Substantially made covered with black leatherette and finished with a fancy lining Merkols First Floor Pleated Scarfs Long and square styles in many pretty color combina tions to match any costume Regularly priced at 5195 Merkels First Floor Choker Beads 39c Glass beads in all the lovely shades for summer Theyre popular so you should have one for every dress Merkels First Floor Jewelry Y2 Price A large assortment of ear rings brooches bracelets pearls fancy necklaces and many novelties Merkels First Floor Pearl Necklaces 60 inch pearls In pastel shades and white The cord is knotted between each bead to prevent loss Merkels First Floor Bandeaux 94c Lace bandeaux in uplift style A good summer num ber Merkels Second Floor Bunte Bars 3 for lOc Saturday only we offer three Bunte Candy Bars for only lOc A large variety to se lect from Merkels First Floor Bunte Chocolates Pound 29c Regular 50c quality butter creams nougats vanilla creams caramels molasses chips and walnut creams Merkels First Floor Bunte Chocolates Pound 69c Hand rolled vanilla hand rolled maple nut and hand rolled nougats Regular 80c quality chocolates Merkels First Floor Girdles Front clasp girdles of extra quality brocade and a good hip confiner A regular stock number made by LaCamille Merkels Second Floor Underwear Fabrics 8 Yards 98c 38 inch bleached muslin and checked dimity of a fine oft quality for underwear Merkels First Floor Every1type of surnmer footwear sports shoes semisports morning afternoon arid evening models all our very loveliest very finest summer colored are included at strenuously markeddown prices Replenish your supply and take advantage of these im portant sayings In Whites Suntans Lido Sand and Egg shell Shoes that were former ly and 650 are MERKELS FIRST FLOOR Printed Crepe Many charming designs printed on a heavy flat crepe 40 inch Merkels First Floor Printed Georgettes Yard Floral modernistic and all over designs printed on light and dark grounds 40 inches wide Merkels First Floor Rayon Voile Yard89c A 36 inch fabric with floral and conventional designs in pastel and dark shades for afternoon and evening wear Fast colors Merkels First Floor Free Toilet Water With each Jar of Cheramy Talcum at 50c we will give free a bottle of Jergrens Toilet Water Merkels First Floor Wash Flocks Special JMy Price 2 Lovely styles in prints of firm and sheer ma terials Many are in basque styles others in straight line tailored modes and are the regular prices Quantities are limited so make your selection early Merkels Second Floor July Sales In Our Bargain Basement New Wash Frocks Just Unpacked and offered at the low price of 1 Never before have we offered such fine quality wash frocks at this low price in early July You will see entirely new styles in the most wanted summer fabrics Cool looking crisp frocks you will be delighted to wear at home while shopping or on your vacation Saturday they will go on sale at this low price Regular SL98 val ues MERKELS BARGAIN BASEMEISfT CORSETS GIRDLES CORSETTES One lot of slightly soiled ones at onehalf price Regu larly each DUC Merkcls Bargain Basement RUFFLED CURTAINS Neatly made with green yellow or blue borders and black stitch ing Regularly nn 119 Per pair Merkels Bargain Basement MILL ENDS Percales prints and other wash fabrics in 3 to 4 yard lengths Your choice each LADIES HOSE Fine quality rayon in all the best shades Sizes 8 to 10 Pair DUC MENS SOX Fancy rayon halfhose in sizes 10 to fcf 4 pairs for 1 MENS SHIRTS of novelty broadcloths with col lars attached Striped and all over patterns Sizes to 313 BOYS COVERALLS Odd lot of play suits made of durable materials Sizes M 3 to 7 years Each C KRINKLE BEDSPREADS Good quality cotton spreads with colored stripes Size d j Q 80x105 Each I MAMA DOLLS Size 18 Inch and dressed in col ored dresses and hoods They are F B dolls vjn Special each C Merkels Bargain Basement Silk Gloves Pair 98c We are showing a large as sortment of silk gloves with cither turndown or flare cuffs in tans grays and some colors All sizes Merkels First Floor Toiletries 39c A bargain table of face pow ders toilet waters com pacts hand lotions and creams all greatly reduced for quick clearance Merkels First Floor Bath Powder 39c Fine dusting powder put up in pretty metal containers Three styles and odors to choose from Complete with large velour powder puff Mcrkels First Floor Wash Goods Yard 35c One lot of 36 inch rayons crepes and dress linens In plain colors stripes and checks Unusual values Mcrkels First Floor Wash Fabrics Yard 49c 36 inch Taffesan and broad cloth in figures checks and plaids Absolutely fant colors Merkcls First Floor Wash Fabrics Yard 27c 36 and 40 inch flaxons dim ities and voiles In checks and flora prints Faat colors Merkels First Floor Bleached Sheets Each 81x90 inch bed sheets in a good quality Hemmed ready to use Merkels First Floor Rayon Spreads Each Size 80x105 Inch bed spreads In a good heavy quality The colors are green blue yellow and rose Merkels First Floor 1 1 Formerly KiUiansInc ;