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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 27, 1929, Mason City, Iowa SIXTEEN IOWAS LARGEST SINGLE INCREASE SHOWN IN FARM CROPS Livestock Inventory Shows Gain of Over 1927 DBS MONB3 July 27 With crops sold off the farm the largest single Increase Iowa fat ma contributed mora to the lations wealth in 1928 than It In 1827 a balance sheet of Iowa Agriculture released today by Mark G Thornburg state secretary of Agriculture showed Crops sold off the farm amounted to 551836000 in 1928 Thornburg found while the next largest item was the gain In Inventory of live stock This gain was 35452000 The total value of livestock and livestock products for 1928 was a decrease of 000 from the figures of 1927 No attempt has been made ti de termine whether or not this wealth was produced at a profit or loss to the farmers Thornburg said but It la believed to be a fair statement of the agricultural wealth produce by Iowa in excess of the product used on the farms MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE SOLD FOR IN HERE AND THERE Miscellaneous Items From 100 GlobeGazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota The famous bust of George Washington made from life by Jean Antoine Houdon has been sold to an unnamed American for Funeral of Drowned I Girl Held at Nashua NASHUA July funer al of Lulu 12 year old daughter of Mr and Mrs Walter Fisher who was drowned In the Cedar river Jusl south of town Thursday was heli at ths Congregational church this afternoon at 2 oclock the Rev J L McCorlson officiating Burial was In Greenwood cemetery 4H Club Girls Hold Meeting at Plymouth PLYMOUTH July 4H Club girls held a program and picnic on the schoolyard lawn Friday eve ning The discussions were led by Gertrude Molsberry Evelyn Soren son Bethel Hodsbn and Francis Chilson DELEGATION TO SEE M G HOME Odd Fellows of Webster and Humboldt Counties to Picnic Cedar Rapids Man Is Drowned While Swimming CEDAR RAPIDS July 27 UP Jerry Fleagle 33 was drowned yes terday in the Cedar river while seek f from the heat He was beside a rowboat when he is believed to have been seized with cramps HUMBOLDT July Members of the I O O F and Rebekah or ganizations of Webster and Hum JOldt counties will make up a cara van tq Mason City Sunday July 28 where they will visit the Odd Fel ows and Orphan Home near Mason City Groups from Lehigh Otho Rock vell City Knieriem Fort Dodge Manson Rutland Bradgate and Humboldt will leave the Square park in Fort Dodge at 7 oclock Sunday morning The picnic dinner will be served on the lawn at the orphanage and the picnic supper will be served at Clear Lake at Patriarchs Militant park GUESTS OP PARENTS MARBUD and Mrs Irv iner Bluhm of Charles City ara guests of Mrs Bluhms parents Mr and Mrs Matt Staudt ENTERTAIN BROTHER and Mrs H S Dya are entertaining Mr Byes bro ther and family Mr and Mrs Vorn Dye and daughter ASn of Alberta Can RETURN HOME EAGIvE J W Hen neberry has been entertainingher son Carlin of Tulsa Okla and his vlfe Mr and Mrs Henneberry re turned to their home Friday accom panied by Mr Henneberrys sister Mies Mary who will make them a few weeks visit RETURN FROM VACATION MARBLE Rev and Mrs A R Coover have returned from a two weeks vacation VISITING PARENTS Forsythe j Montevideo Minn s visiting his par ents Mr anfl Mrs R J Forsythe LEAVES FOR HOME Helen Merrick Dye Pasadena Cal who is return ing to her home froman auto trip from Pasadena to New York City has been visiting relatives In Rockford Charles City Marble Rock and Greene She lett today tor her home GO ON BUSINESS G Blakestad local insurance agent and his father o Blakestad have returned from Des Molncs where they went on business RETURN FROM OUTING MARBLE and Mrs Do jWItt Merrick and son Bobby of Chi cago nnd Hubert Merrick and sons have returned from an outing at the MerriKin cottage at Clear Lake ENTERTAIN SON EAGLE and Mrs O A Hobbet are entertaining their son SLAIN BY BRIGANDS Hampton Woman Fills Vacancy HAMPTON July Miss Ber nice Savidge has entered the em ploy ot the Iowa Public Service company as stenographer to fill the place recently made vacant by the resignation of Mrs Lola Argent EAGLE GROVE MAN GIVEN PATENT ON NEW HOG GREASER GROVE July Millard of thlsVity has obtained a patent on a hog greaser of his invention and has had a number of representa tives of the Standard Oil com pany acting as salesmen for him The company has bought 100 of the greasers which they will dis tribute in this territory Do You Like Fried Spring Chicken JUt Some of the finest Springs In North Iowa will be served at the Michael Cafe V SUNDAY and onehalf of a fried Spring Chicken with each Dinner a Sunday Dinner here Now you havent tried missing a Sunday feast For Big Juicy Tender Steaks MICHAEL CAFE you must come to the Michael Cafe the finest meat cut right and fried right then you have a Steak thats hard to beat Theyre thick tender Juicy and so easy to eat Michael Cafe steaks are steaks 113 South Federal Mason City Associated Press Pkolo The Kev T Leonard former ly of Omaha was slain by Chinese brigands In Keln Chang district where he was a mis sionary MrT Jake to Rolfe family of Topeka Kans are IW is conducted a general store Mr sister Mrs 1B years In 1900 Mr and Mrs OrilTnt mnvprl fn NTrti Important TwoDay Clinic to Be Held rf in Mason City Ailing persons in this vicinity to be given an opportunity to secure expert advice on their con dition Also to prove the efficacy of the marvelous new method of treatment known as Sun Colored Light Rays More than 30 lightraya and combinations of rays each producing a particular tried and proven therapeutic effect are used Acute and chronic conditions alike respond favorably to these health rays Watch Tuesdays Paper for Announcement of Date and Place Carl of Chicago who with Mrs Hobbet Is making a vacation visit ATTEND INSTITUTE THORNTON Alice Ingebretson Alice CqUlns Margaret Infelt and Harolfl Boothroyfl have been attend ing the Epworth League Institute at Clear Lake VISITING FRIENDS LTLE Jacobson of Santa Ana Cal is visiting old friends In Lyle TO AISIT FATHER MARBLE and Mrs Clyde Cropper and son ot Phoenix Ariz who have been guests of rela tives here lett yesterday to visit Sir Croppers father William Cropper In Milwaukee ANNOUNCE BIRTH and Mrs B H Mansen of Chicago haxe announced the birth of a son John Frederick Mrs Mansen was formerly Miss Helen Brown of Rockford WILL MOVE and Mrs B F Bal lard will mgvotoMasonGltyonAug 1 where Mr Ballard will be In charge of the Firestone Tire sales About 20 women surprised Mrs Ballard Thurs day evening UNION MEETS W C T U met with Mrs J P Grunewald Friday afternoon CHILD IMPROVES NORA little fi year old son of Percy Hartwell who was critically 111 after an operation for appendicitis at Mercy hospital is im proving VISIT SISTER WODEN ger and f Herman Buns and family and other relatives here GUEST AT GARNER J B Webb of Spencer is the guest of Mrs Clare Pollock for a week Mrs Webb is an aunt of Mrs Pollock VISITORS OF PARENTS K E Wight and children of Clayton N Mex are visit ors of Mrs Wights parents Mr and Mrs Chester Bailey VISITS RELATIVES Avery Evans of Waterloo has been visiting relatives here RETURN HOME and Gale Wil liams of Mason City who have been visiting their aunt and uncle Mr and Mrs George Gelbel here have re turned home I LEAVES FOR WISCONSIN Rev Cyrus Cook of Salem Ore who has been vlait ine relatives and friends here this week left yesterday for Wisconsin where he will visit a daughter VISITS AT ALGONA T K McLeod of Washington Is hero for a visit with her sister Mrs W S Wlndell She will go to North Dakota before return ing home RETURN TO HOME William Von Javcn I and family and Jerry White who have been visiting at the John Laven home the past week returned tj thfilr homo In Chicago Friday VISIT NORA SPRINGS NORA Bertha Nourse Miss Frances Tucker and Gor don Reynolds of Boston spent several flays at the F S Bright home Miss Nourse is a sister of Mrs Bright I They are on their way to Glacialpark I and Lake Louise v RETURN FROM VISIT EAGLE and Mrs J Marley Hall and two sons Joe and Hnrlan have returned from n visit to Indianapolis Ind where their son James and daughter Marjorifl ara I cation at Cross i employed Miss Grace Hall vho Minnesota HOLD RITES AT NORA SPRINGS William J Bright 75 Had Lived in Iowa for 73 Years NORA SPRINGS July 27Fun eral services were held Friday after noon at the Methodist church for William J Bright 75 who died July 24 at Elk Point S Dak at the home of his son Dr H F Bright after several months illness from cancer He had gone to Elk Point in the late spring to be cared for Mr Bright the son of Daniel B and Mary B Bright was bora at Limestone Pa When two years old he moved with his family to Osaire later moving to Fort Atkinson where he grew to manhood He was married Dec 31 1874 at Farkersburgto Miss Lillian Adell Tubbs who with their only son Dr a great granddaughter Althea Belle Benedict survive He was one of a family of six children A sister and three bro thers Mrs Luelia Moody and Frank S Bright of Nora Springs Loren A Des Monies and Berten I Bright of Mason City also survive After his marriage he farmed for five years near Oaage In 1882 with his wife and son he moved to Rolfe moved to Nora Springs hey have made their home sinceMr Bright was a member of the town council and served for a time as city clerk He was a Mason for 45 years and also affiliated with the Eastern Knights of Pythias Yeoman and Woodman Burial was at Park cemetery at Nora Springs the Rev M A Crumb conducting the vices B ser PARENTS OF GIRL WHITTEMOREMr and Maurice Duffy are parents of Ruth Ann WILL ATTEND RODEO GIacJs Bennet and Mrs L girl v siting n In Cheyenne Wyo tlle rofleo ACCOMPANIES HUSBAND Nelson of Min neapolis arrived here Friday and re turned today accompanied by Mrs Nelson and their two children who have been visiting with friends for the past two weeks Mrs Ella Vlcker man also went with them to Minne apolis where she will spend the week cnti LEAVE FOR HOME William Geerlm and daughter left for their home at Ottumwa accompanied by Mrs Oscar Anderson nnd MIssMnyme Belts who will visit there a week PARENTS OF GIRL nnd Mrs Carl Paulson are the parents ot a nine pound girl VISITING RELATIVES Mary Wallace is visiting with relatives In Detroit foi two weeks LEAVE FOR WEEK NORA and Mrs John R Adams and little daughter Mary Ellen Jmve left for a weeks va Lake in northern companled them on thetrip remained foralonger visit with her aunt ard grandparents at Salem Intl WITH SUN HIGH IN HEAVENS REINBECK MAN FREEZES HAND REINBECK July the thermometer was hovering around BO degrees J J Mulder froze four of his fingers Mr Mulder had helped make Ice cream at the E M Mitchell home and was pouring the ice and water from the freezer As the water ran over his hand louv fingers were soon frozen Mr Mulder is barber here and he handicapped in his work for some time TAKE VACATION and Mrs A C Molded are taking a vacation trip by auto to Minneapolis to spend two or three Weeks visitingtheir niece Mrs Westly Claus VISIT RELATIVES rend Mrs George Engstrom of Jewell visited relatives here at tho Charles Hase homo Thura day nm Friday Eveljn and Ruby Hage went back with them for a few weeks visit Humboldt Farmer Has 10 Foot Stalk of Corn HUMBOLDT July Nervig northeast of town was ex hibiting at the cooperative cream ery here a stalk of corn taken from hfs farm which measured 10 feet in height L vtiiHier VISIT PARENTS and Mrs Paul Kro mer Peorfa in are visiting the for mers parents Mr andMrs William Kromer THORNTONThe Rev A Horsta attendinga pastoral conferencea Bethany Lutheran college RETURNS HOME Mrs E J Merritt has returne home following a seven weeks vlsl with her sons L E Sponcer clarion and Oliver Merrltt Waterloo HOSTESS TO 17 MARBLE Katie Sour was hostess yesterday to 17 women o the Birthday club at her home on Hutches street Luncheon was servec at 1 oclock RETURNS FROM VISIT KatherJne Evsrt son has returned from a visit with relatives at St Paul RETURNS FROM VISIT Bert E Stalker family has returned from a visit at the C H Carpenter homo at Newton START FOR ROCKFORD Hoel Maurice Gutches Howard Clark and Dwight Morse have started for Rockford 111 to visit relatives and friends VISIT AT NEW HAMPTON ST Frank Nugent and daughter Louise are visiting at New Hampton this Week with Mrs Nugents mother Mrs Rudolph VISITING IN CHICAGO Gladys Hlllman s visiting in Chicago at the home of ler uncle E F Woelfer IN FORT DODGE Orla Jones Is in Fort Dodge where she will spend a few days IOWAS BUSINESS FOR 1929 SHOWS GAIN OVER 1928 More Than Normal Growth Indicated in Second Quarter IOWA CITY July business for the second quarter of the year measures about four per CieniKreater in than that of April May and June 1928 mor than a normal growth with build Ing contracts and new car sale showing tremendous increases Such is the report of the Univer slty of Iowa bureau of business re search compiled by Dr George R Davies professor In the college of commerce and one of the bureaus business authorities Steady progress was maintained ay the states business Indicating that Iowa is participating to some degree in the nations general pros perity Doctor Davies found From the level of March April displayed an unexpected decline but May and June rallied in a satisfactory man ner Building Contracts Soar Building contracts Increased 237 er cent over the second quarter of 928 and 1721 par cent over the irst quarter of this year This gain rofessor Davies points out Is even more striking after a decline during 929s first quarter which reached n abnormally low point in March araleHing in part the building rec rd of the nation The second feature of Import mce is the gain in sale and use of utomobiles During April and May the number of new cars sod In Iowa Increased about 45 per cent over the same months of 1928 The reports show an Increase of some 27 per cent in gasoline sales June figures have not yet been com pleted Employment Shows Gain With a consistent gain of 9 per cent employment Improved over the record of April May and June of last year according to Professor Davies The only major Hne of busi ness showing a decrease from the second quarter of 1928 Is railroad carloadings which had a loss of 55 per cent Life insurance sales gained 8 per cent For quarterly record of liabilities in the case of business failures a drop of 19 per cent isshown from the first quarter of the year but an increase of 259 per cent over corresponding period last year A comparison covering the first half of Vach year however indicates only a slight change Business in the nation continues at a high level of activity and the immediate outlook is good Profes sor Davies reported There is a probability of a moderate decline 1 the level of general business durin the latter part of the year In Iowa however the extent to which such a decline is effectivedepends main ly upon the trend of grain and live stock prices Whittemore Pastor for 43 Years WHITTEMORE July and Mrs William Faulsttch have gone to Cleveland to visit in the home of their son Envin Faul stich They will be gone two weeks and will also visit in Illinois The Rev Mr Faulstich has been pastor of St Peter and Pauls Lutheran church here for more than 43 years WRIOHT COUNTY SETS VALUE ON REAL PROPERTY Total Assessed Valuation Placed at More Than CLARION July for 1929 based upon the valuation placed by the assessors for taxation purposes and approved by the board of supervisors places the total actu al value of farm lands town lots and personal property In Wright county at An estimate of the actual valus of all such property In Wright county is Farm land totals 355782 acres and Is assessed at For assessment pur poses Wright county farm land Is given an average value an of The total assessed value of town lots in the county is 521488944 assessed valuation of Clarion town lots totals 57770544 Belmond 255992 and for Eagla Grova town lots is 8604368 The actual valug of personal property is set at 324348 Moneys and credits in actu al value total 3165803 Soldiers exemptions on lands alone ars 5195284 The population of the county la 20353 according to the latest figures STERLING STANDS FOR QUALITY Turkish Towels 60 Dozen Fancy Border 19x34 flANNUMi U Funny man He reads nothing but rot he would be better off with out and then feels superior to ths Times I Rayon Bed Spreads New brocade damask size 81x105 No seams colors 95 Now entering the second week of the Super Sale and every day the results are is due to the things people tell their neighbors ahout the bargains and to the new lines of merchandise added each day Bl Vff i Here the Super Sale offers one of its most re markable modern art ZION LACE CURTAINS Just in from the famous Zion Mills 45 inches wide and yards long in the most beautiful pattern lace work finished with 1n a heavy buDion fringe Check your 1 needs while such a price is available BE SURE AND READ OUR ADVERTISEMENT MONDAY Have you attended and enjoyed this remarkable Sale of Silks Remarkable because of the character of silks in volved Printed crepes georgettes celanese plain crepes satins etc Many values to these are placed in 2 lots for Super selling 39 95 Great Super Selling of Silk Hosiery Lines you you are familiar pair perfectsIt is these reasons that will appeal so strongly to you women who want definite bona fide values NEVER Pure silk to long Guaranteed service weight all good shades priced for O A r the first time Oef Pure silk extra long double pointed heel All good shades fully guaranteed nn 1MU Pure silk full fashioned extra length guaranteed all good shades 90 and priced at M These values are only made possible through the United effort of many stores pooling their pur chases and selling on a very close margin SUCH VALUES SHOULD REVOLUTIONIZE THE HOSIERY BUSINESS Next week our large shipments of Fall Hats will be week we will make room for them Read this message and ponder a S j Choice of Any Hat in this excep they go ONE DOLLAR One lot of Bucilla Discontinued STAMP GOODS 1 Trade Where You Do the Best Ask about our One Cent Sale Hose Jewelry Towels Etc ;