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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 5, 1929, Mason City, Iowa City on This Page v FRIDAY JULY 5 1929 COMING EVENTS July council to form permanent organization at Coun try club dinner July Cross instruction by W F Fcnton July district conven tion of Legion at Elkader Sept Iowa fair in Mason City News In FOUR ARRESTED AS North Iowas Home Newspaper 2 Talk with Pratt 6 1st mort gage bonds 5100 and up Phone 961 Shell Gas is here For gale at 31 oth S W Give us a trial For coai phona Kchm at 56G D K Lundbcrg and son Marcus spentJuly 4 at Rochester Minn visiting Mrs Lundberg who is a patient at St Marys hospital there I will not be responsible for any bills contracted except by myself Harold Oglevie Dorothy Dale who is eni filoyed m the general office of the lowa Union Telephone company Of Pmmetsburgis spending a few days of her vacation with her parents Mr and Mrs R o Dale 1523 North Qumcy avenue A meeting of the North Iowa Ken nel Club will be held at 8 oclock Mpn eve July 8 Chamber of Com merce rooms VThe Rev A O Sollolm and Julia Weile of the Central Lutheran church left Thursday evening for Council Bluffs where they will at tend a state Luther League conven tion Following this they will attend J national gathering of the United Lutheran league at Omaha Mrs Alice Brown 654 Bast State and Mr and Mrs Will Mc Gowan of Clear Lake left Friday Jnormng for Marion to attend the funeral of a cousin Mrs Dora Fox nilss Ellen Landgren and Miss FernNewburg left by car with the Rcv and Mrs B T Erholm Friday to attend the Iowa LuthVr Bible conference at the Y M C A camp near Boone Thcv will represent the Immamiel Luther league This gathering is an annual event being held this vear from July 4 to 11 Besides various Iowa PfSiors on the program studies are to be given by the Rev 5V Albert Erickson Red Oak and M Anderson of the Chi school Chl o The Rev and Mrs Erholm will oin Sunday morning Citrrle Vl tucas two years pastor of the Congregational church at Olds has returned to Ma son City to make her home She will fill a pulpicat Colwell For the time she s making her home with RB Vaughn 151 Eighth southwest but in the latter of she will be joined V daughter Lois now visitin lVth a sister Mrs Betty Prouty Moines and they will return to Vneir former home 30 South Ke tucky avenue Mrs Lucas principal reason for returning to Mason City was so that Louis could complete Jier high school course here Mrs C E ragman Marshalltonn arrived m the city Friday asa wsekend guest at the home of Mr and Mrs C L Loomcr 12 South fvlonroe avenue KRO1M nfASON CITY BY BUS St PaulMinneapoiis 5355 Round FOR RENT Very desirable office locations in the Bagley Beck Blclg also over the S S Kresge store on South Federal Ave INQUIRE SIX ACCUSED OF FIRING CRACKERS NEAR BUILDINGS Boy Lighted Firecracker in His Mouth Is Now in Hospital Althl auto accidents in the coun ty over the Fourth were held to a low mark intoxicated drivers were responsible for some collisions Sheriff G E Cress held four drivers Friday morning after information had been filed against them follow ing collisions John Stephens 1521 North Dela ware avenue was arrested Thurs day morning at Clear Lake by A H Peterson Clear Lake policeman fol lowing a collision in which Stephens crashed into one cdr on the Bayside road and failing to stop went on un til he crashed into another car Sheriff G K Cress announced Fri day morning that steps are being taken to revoke Stephens parole of a sentence of 10 yearsin Anamosa given several weeks ago for Steph en s participation in a burglary Arrested Thursday Joe BeckjordenForest City was arrested Thursday night on the Clear Lake road by Ralph Schiff man and Walt Corin deputy sheriffi and charged with driving a car while intoxicated Bob Nasheim 621 North Dela ware avenue was arrested late Analysis of Mexican Life in Mason Gity Appears in Iowa Historical Journal MasonCity Junior College Student Made Study of Mex ican Life Portrays Human Side of Beet Field and Cement Workers An analysis of the Mexican situation in Mason City bringing out human side of the Mexicanlife in America is contained in an article en titled The Mexican Problem in Mason City appearing in a recent edi tion of The Iowa Journal of History and Politics The article was written by Anna Herskind while attending Jun ior college here last with the assistance of Charles Meyers college history instructor it was re vised and published in theIowa journal In 1928 Mason City celebrated the spventyfifth anniversary of its foundingin 1853 the article starts Such an occasion it seemed to the tauthor was an appropriate time to make a study of one of the many foreign speaking groups who have contributed in no small degree to ward making Mason City one of the most enterprising in northern Iowa In 1920 only 113 Mexican1 lived in Mason City In 1925 due to theimpetus provided by the increas ing demand for sugar beets for the beet sugar factory in the northwest part of the city the number of Mex icans had increased to more than four times the number of residents here in 1320 and in 1928 the total ovciiue was arrested late cic l 111 iait me Thursday afternoon by Sheriff 1 comprised some 445 persons Cress after the car driven Tjy Nas Three Reasons Given heim had collided with a car driven by Leonard Wilson Hahlontown at the Hanlontown turn Nasheim was also charged with drivingwhile in toxicated Pat ODonnell Dougherty was arrested Thursday night by county offcials and charged with while intoxicated after the car which he was drivirghad collided Car driven James Krause North Delaware 1020 avenue QDonnell ran off of the road and thru a fence before the car was stopned Neither car was badly dam aged and no one was injured ODonnelt was held to the grand jury hy M C Coughlon justice of peace on a S200 bond Expressed Appreciation Sheriff Cress expressed apprecia tion of the way in which motorists drove on the Fourth of July and stated that there would have been Three reasons for this increase are given by Miss1 Herskind First the high wages offered for labor second the advantages offered in the United States third spirit of adventure and fourth the presence of some friend or relative who has already come to this vicinity The author then proceeds to de scribe the housing condition among the Mexicans which were said to be the poorest of any foreigners liv ing in Mason City Occupied as they are by a class of workers who are unable topay high rents the houses in which the majority of the Mexicans live are frequently in a poor state of re pair unpointed and unattractive with dooryards cluttered by rubbish and dilapidated outbuildings the article Continues The rooms are bare The most common furnishings siacca tnat there would have been lurnismngs noaccidents on the Clear Lake road room in such a Mexi had it nnf hinr i can nome mav include twn irnn had it not been for drunken drivers Proving that local police did en force the city ordinances against the shooting of firecrackers near buildings or to the annoyance of any person five men and one wom an faced Judge M C Coughlon in police court Friday morning on a charge of shooting firecrackers within 100 feet of buildings or to annoy persons Loren Ufford 5164 South Feder al avenue Charles E Wilkinson 312 Second street northwest William J Slepicka Alfred Hesse 422 South Polk avenue Henry Hebel 211 North Jefferson avenue Gladys Miller 210 North Hampshire were arrested Thursday night by officers in answer to a complaint that fire crackers were being lighted anci thrown near a residence and to the annoyance of persons Hearing Postponed can home may include two iron beds a cuspidor a homemade cup board a long bench Andan old heat ingstove The wall paper may he torn off in great patches The din ing room contains another iron bed a small table a few poorly con structed chairs Are Suspicions of Americans A Mexican family often consists of the father mother uncle and numerous sons and daughters They are suspicious of American visitors until they have learned the reason tor their visit Once they learn however that their visitors are making a friendly cal they become most effusive and will invite their callers into the house I An incident is recorded of a Mexi can woman who refused to let her boy go to school for fear bewould be kidnaped She told the teacher of how another Mexican resident in article points out Many arc forcert to drop out of school hoWeverto workin the beet fieldsl Authorities realize however that one of the big problems Is the education of the adult Mexican ParentTeachers as sociations are Ineffective for tha Mexican mothers do not understand English Many of the women are lorbidden by their husbands to be come Americanized The education of the fathers also is difficult They letirn incorrect speech from asso ciates atworkand when the night school teacher tries to correct it the Mexican answers American say I done He born here knows lan guage Most of the Mexican men are em ployed either in the beet fields or I in cement plants the article states As sugar heet cultivators the j Mexicans seem to it is stated They are accustomed to hard labor in tend the beets at wages for which no American could afford to work Large numbers are brot in annually and they are furnished with rude shacks by the beet sugar company In the cement plants the Mexicans are used for the roughest types of labor often in places in which na tive Americans refuse to work The j primary objection which Americans bave to Mexicans is that they are willing to work for a low wage be cause they can live more cheaply than Americans DUBOQOE AGENT FORMER RESIDENT DF MA SON CITY F H Burris Veteran Dry Agent Lived Here 16 F H Burris veteran dry agent who has beca appointed in charge of the Dubuque federal prohibition onforcementoffice dS a ffcmer ideal of Mason City and a charter member of the local American ll ffion post MrBurris who has hal long experience with the federal dv office Is a branch of the headquarters of the northern Iowa district in charge of Geoig ff dePuty administrator Fort Dodge and is not an under cover off icein any sense of the to a statement by Mr Parsons J Mr Burris resided with his fam ily m Mason City for 16years liviticr on a farm northwest of the city and at 1610 North IVashingJon ave nue Mr and Mrs Burris have 4 i nuuiuci resiQcnt in tnd The hearing was postponed until city had kidnaped her daughter nod Saturday morning F W Chambers Kot across the Mexican border be attorney represented the defend authorities could find him ants The greatest difficulty in ediicat Dexter Kwers 1161 Maple drive the Mexicans is the language Ehot an expensive firecracker early trouble Miss Herskind contends Friday morning He was fined 1 The children do not understand and costs by Judge Coughlon on a English Then too the Mexican Plea Of Bniltv tn thp nTinron nf chilrtrnn lin i1 plea of guilty to the charge of shooting firecrackers on the streets of the city J J Mandsager Eagle Grove i faced tie most serious charge in police cviurt Friday morning when he was charged with reckless driv ing Mnndsager WHS said by police to have bceri drivinga car while DALY EPIGRAMS Every lime n lazy man looks nl the clock the longer tho day becomrs WJD2LYCa RMME8INV WDTO HKAVINiS n SEE US ABOUT IT If its a proposition requiring ready money we can certainly render material aid and heal help UNITED FINANCIAL SERVICE FMHUMPHRCYMGR PHONE 1414 GROUND FLOOR MBA intoxicated He was fined and j can beans children must be taught how to live properly Mothers mtist he taught what foods are best for their chil dren It 1st a common occurrence for a Mexican child to appear at school with a lunch made up of pancake which appears to be several days old and tough as leather Kside of which are rolled some larfee Mexi costs Ted Raymond Thompson Lloyd Shook and Claude Potter forfeited bonds of and costs by failing to appear in court to answer charges of intoxication George Peterson Rockford forfeited a bond on a similar charge Earl Chaffin arrest ed twice within 24 hours was sen tenced to serve 15 days in the coun ty jail Chaffin posted a bond of when arrested the first time Wed nesday night He was released and j rearrested Thursday morning folj lowing a complaint The usual number of hums from firecrackers were treated over the fourth the most serious fire1 accident occurred Friday morning Hugh Crawford Jr I 5 years old 817 North Adams ave nue placed a lighted 2 inch flash cracker in his mouth The boy was taken to the Mercy hospital where 20 stitches were required to close the cuts 1n and around the boys J mouth A report to police at oclock Thursday night said that someone driving a coupe had struck the cement lamp post at the intersec tion of First street southwest and Crescent Drive The coupe which police declare must have tieen bad ly damaged was driven away before Some Highly Intelligent Some of the Mexican children are ronsldered exceptionally intelligent by the teachers the Iowa journal any information could be obtained A Dodge hub cap was found near the scene of the accident j Situation The article then launcHes into R discussion of the health conditions I among the Mexicans making men tion of the operations of a Mexican commission which bad to be aban doned after two years because of the high expense One characteristic of the Mexican is that he does notask for charity the study brot out They prefer to live as best they can on their own resources City charity organiza tions too areilow to extend aid to Mexicansfeeling that companies that bring tHeni to Ma son City are responsible for their welfare Some charity however is extended by schools and churches Were It not for these many Mexicans in the community would Recreation pjays practically no part in the Ma son City The greaterpart of leisure time is spent in idleness Due to lack of sufficient funds Mexicandances are few Get Many Letters Almost any hour of the day from one to five Mexicans may Be seen standing inthc lobby af postI office reading letters inyicatirig j they are kept in cltjse contact with I their native country Prohibition violations bring Mex ican frequently into court the article continues Cominp an they do from a country yhere there are no strict prohibition awsand being unable to understand our laws or Ignorant of them It is not surpris ing that many Mexicans are ar rested for bootlegging or Intoxicai tion The Mexicans however are not alone at fault Somewhere there is often amiddleman who pos sesses the requisite brains to keep himself out of the clutches of the law while allowing his victims to become enmeshed toils In federal work for nine months Mr Burns haa oneof the best rat ings is the services in the state He is permanently posted at Dubuque as agent in charge He is a brother of J Frank Burrts 45 Twentythird M Marshall Bur o23 Sixth street northwest LAW VIOLATORS FORFEIT Russell WiJghtand Joe Ludeman bonds of 52 in police court Fnday morning by failing to appear to answer charges of violatingtraf fic laws E A Schornhprst Waver ly CW Reese and C F Blhngcn forfeited bonds of each by failing answer charges of speeaing There are many be learned even after Christian Science Monitor THAT FIRST HOUR Pamper your baby during the first 60 minutes of his life and you shift the burden of unspoil ing him or her on to his teachers in school and to his wifeor her husband in alter lite warns Dr W S Sadler eminent psycholo gist Its the first hour of life thats the hardest he says Rrad Sadlers observations in story appearingon womans page to day BLOCK SERVICES HELD IN SANBORN Rites for Accident Victim Held Wednesday After noon Funeral services for Leo Block 30 boilermaker for the Northwest ern State Portland Cement com pany who was accidontally kicJ Ttiesday morning while at work were held at Sanborn Thursday af ternoon There was no service here Burial was in the cemetery at Sanborn Mr and Mrs n B Vaughn lul Eighth street southwest were amongthose attending the funeral FOURTH OF JULY DINNER PAHTY GIVEN BY FELTS Mr and Mrs Guy Blackmore and son Air and Mrs Roy Servlson and son and Mr and Mrs George Ivin arid family were entertained at a Fourthof July dinner Thursday by Mr and Mrs Roy Felt at the Felt farm west of the city Fireworks featured the evening NormanThomas lately presiden tial candidate on the socialist ticket is now running for the New York mayoralty Mr Thomas now has run for every conceivable office which Is a tribute to his pertinacity if not to the popularity of socialistic Cedar Rapids Gazette MASON CITY MAY GET OFFICE FOR MARKETING ACT Congressman Haugen to Lend Support to Project of Getting Expert 7 The promise of Congressman G Haugen R support in the effort to obtain an office in Mason City for the administration of the ural marketing act in Mason Citv was contained in a communication received by Secretary Lester Milli gan of the Chamber of Commerce iiom the fourth district representa tive I take it that after the board is organized a survey will be made and if it is determined to establish offices outside of the principal office m the District of Columbia that it might be well to submit an applica tion for the location of an office at Mason City the congressman said It goes without saying that t will arford me as much pleasure to be of service in having such an office established in Mason City In makinghis appeal to the con gressman for his services in this ef fon Mr Milllgan called attention to the fact that MasonCity as a rtal center of he farm district would an ideal location for a member of that staff The congressmans at tention was called to the fact that Mason City will soon have a federal building in which to house such an office 9 NORTH FEDERAL AVE y2 of a FRIED SPRING CHICKEN with each FRIED SPRING CHICKEN DIN NER SATURDAY and SUNDAY and the DINNER 60c This years milk fed Spring Chickens y of n Spring Fry with each Dmner think of it Pienty of other taltyTood and such a wonderful meal for 60c Roast Chicken Dinner 50c Saturday and Sunday are fresh and appetizing good to the last bite France Bars Bullfight at Big Normandy Fair CHERBOURG Franco July 5 TJ Premier Poincare has intervened n ain Prohibiting a bull right planned in connection with thu Cherbourg fEr Thepromoters had advertised a real bull fight with a and a fight to noted for their love of wore aroused and finally appealed Horace S Beemcr tlC Penney UulkUnK Extraction Specialist of Teeth Iowa Brantl Greartitery f Firm Among the Incorporations in proved by Ed M Smith secretirv of stateFriday was that of thi Iowa State BrandCreameriesinc Mason City The Mason City headed by J L SteVensFlyrnouth and will have FrankBruriner Cald well as vice president and XP tor rc ir n s so or etarytreat j urer Provisions for this incorpora tion were made at the annualmdet Ing of the orgahization iere June 527 Another mstitutipnincorporated was the Purple Ribbon Farms Tnc Sioux City The Sioux City companv wiltiyii capitalized at Tyitli Mitchell as president R M liitchlli as vice president and F K as secretarytreasurer District Headquaifeisr for Census NotDecirJeii Says GongressmanHaugisi i u to City had been selected as headquarters for the coa of 1930 brot the reply toUbe Chkfr bcr of Commerce here from grcssman N Haugen tHat ijofli pr the details concerning the have been determined f The congressman expected thc districting and organization workSi preparation for the census whgli will be takenin April iq30 to rSe completed about Oct 1 itt The first tentative draft for two headquarters in the district and the second draft ma3 provisions for one hcadquartorsHjf flce the communication stated Very exceptional people aoejiiSo get along very well without collegs but most folks are not inthis Islnni Argus DR C R SMITH Chiropractor W East Slnle Ilions 115 A Just because some one forgot to give her a Ray Seney Diamond Chase adorns thenew 510000 bills But aa a rule people who get money of that size get it without a Review The Place Ionre Heard About SHOE RepMdne HAT Cleaning CENTRA SHOE SHOP llTSonlhFederal Mason SATURDAY EVENING MENU AT THE TEA GARDEN New Potatoes Cantaloupe Cocktail Fxicd Spring Chicken French Peas Peach Salad Pineapple Whip With Cake Sherbcrtand Caks Ice Cream and Cake Same as Above with Swiss Steak and Cherry Pie a La Mode Dins at the Tea Garden on Saturday Night DAMONIGOU CO Hot Rolls WJiere Your Appetite Dictates If your appetite is one of those par ticular ones sensitive to good food it will tell you to come here for lunch And you wont make a mistake if you doNourishing foods quickly served at attractive prices ONKHALF 1929 Fried Spring Chicken Sunday am to pm TRY OUR REGULAR 40e MEALS Lunch here the Theater or Dance PRINCESS CAFE 112 NORTH FKDFJIAI BUMPERS for the 1929 Chevrolet Cars miUCCT TO THK USER AT only Front and rear they nrn rnirii liir S22nO list kind fully guar anteed Write for clreiiliir and till dcscrlpllon MAYER BUMPER WORKS Wanted Permanent Positions In Rvcluolve Ladles Shop Write Mt Work ip being rushod on curbing and roads are being macadamized as rapidly nn possible No expense IB omitted In cr eating tho beailtlfurMSmorial Every tree and chrub of which there are hundreds is growing more beautiful every day Watch your park for it in yours develop this summer and for years to come 1ols are scllihjr rapidly now Ask for a salpomai lo tell about nur plan OFFICE ROOM 433 M B A BUILDING HANDY MANS CLEAN UP We have a few dirt cheap cars that a little tinker ing will make good for a lot of service We offer them at a fraction of their value to get the room DODGE COUPE FORD SEDAN 102G ESSEX COACH OLDSMOBILE SIX 1PASS COUPE 1025 FORD TON TRUCK 1025 FORD TOURING 345 nmi we can fix yon up a fine deal on most anything yon want from these prices tip to cars with jual a few months from new J H Marston OEPKNIMBLU HSKH CARS DODGE PLYMOUTH ftloek South of Toil Office ;