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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 29, 1929, Mason City, Iowa ft RMY WORMS INVADE EMMET to Hah Devastation of 1 i i E iJuly Depre aatfons army worm ijrnis in UH efcsterrffpart of Emmet county Thursday Friday and Saturday In oays time figlds were destroyed County Agent Glen L Walter hris Visited jeyeralpf these farms and BUS given advice on how to thwart theip progress Oatk havebeen the crop most hard hit but when Carl J Peterson Bear Armstrong cut his oats In or der to salvage something from the damage the army worms went to field and began destroying that crop CLABlAClS BIG PROGRAM BuOding Improvements and Extensions Listed in Many Lines ana extensions aloner manv lines are Hated In the Clarion build ing program now under way o completed notably the new elec tric light and pbWel plant being Built by the Municipal Utilities companyol Des Moines at cost of 160000 THe brick work 6n the power plant building is completed and the work of setting poles and wire isabout half com pleted Themammoth engines and switch boards are now beingin stalled 6 Jhe oil companies are making Very extensive improvements in Clarion Total investment will ex ceed 25000 it is believed A salesroom has Just been completed for Shupe snd Son It is 22 by 40 feet In size and will be devoted to the showing of stcces and other heavyhardware affording much additional space on the first floor ofthe itore hatdsome new residence of Turk is Poetically completed and wiU soon be ready for occupan cy Many artistic new garages new porches and extensive alterations Have been made to residences in all parts of Clarion Tentative plans BOW call for extensive alterations the Conn buyding which will be used for a Juniorcollege this fall Daughter of Former Governor Held in jail ts July 29 Miss Anna Pennypacker daughter of the late Samuel W Pennypacker wlmej Ovel7lor of Pennsylvania passed the night in a police cell of55 Persons arrested last night when police raided a Grand Fraternity was offered her release butdeclined to accent unless all the others were S S were ed last night and the others in SiSS were re a this morning e prisoners were charged with g a meeting without a mit apdsome of them with disor the Council Announces Estherville Budget et July 29 the date for P r are estimated to be of this Ajgqna Man Has Charge v of Valuable Documents ALGONA July K Fereu wn arrived home Friday from DCwhere ployed Jn the congressional library fWmer of nw National bank here now chargeof the rare docu ment department of the library in which all valuable and rare papers and books are kept Documents in the department cannot bo taken from the room and all are carefully checked before the person using them can leave the room Mr Ferg uson will spend several weeks with before returning to Ringsted Making Plans for FarmersInstitute July ness men and farmers of Ringsted gathered Friday night to make pre liminary plans for a Farmers In stitute to be held Sept 12 and 13 at Ringsted Committees have been appointed Another meeting will be held Aug j to make further defi cit olana for the institute Sheffield Lutherans Dedicate Parsonage SHEFFIELD July therari congregation dedicated its new parsonage here Sunday with services in the church both morning an d afternoon The new was open for public inspectionA cafeteria dinner was served in the church basement at noon In the afternoon services President C G Prottehgeier CHarles City and G J Zeilinger Dubuque were1 the University of Iowa ii PhD Candidates to Guts OMDY July 29 cuts will be permitted candidates for the de gree of doctor of philosophy at the University of Iowa in a system de yised by Dr carl M Seashore head of the graduate college just made plan advanced by Dean Sea shore grants to the student the privilege to choose his twoyear program attending classes or not as he desires Only students demonstrating scholarly aptitude may adopt the new plan and their entrance de pends upon the passing of a qualify ing examination Each student will be under the supervision of a pro fessor who will direct preparation of the thesis and assist ini mapping out the course of study After two years of freelancing he student must have written a thesis and pais final examination i declares it his belief that the quality of work will accom by his new system which permits a wide freedom in the choice of subjects and method of at tainment Some day some great hero is go ing to set up an endurance record for minding ones own business and that will be Dubuque Tele graph Goldfield Man to Run for Iowa Legion Post CLARION July w Yar wood cashier of the State Band tTrUSt comPany of Goldfield will be a candidate for state finance officer ofthe American Legion His name is to be presented at the convention in Marshalltown Aug all the Wright county Legion posts Yarwood was a charter mem of the Eldora post and Is now commander of the1 Goldfield post Grundy and Hardin 4H Club Girls to Camp at Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS July Ahnnf 100 4H girls of Hardtaand OrS counties will establish a club camp on the assembly grounds here Tues day and recreation swimming volley baseball and other games Mrs Barker assistant club leader of Ames Miss Needles of the atate health department and Miss Elean or Baurer of the Wallace Farmer will take part in the camp program and dlrectits activities Mr Hoover criticized Al Smith so vigorously in the course of the late unpleasantness for believing in state socialism that we guess the farm relief plan must be some other Statu Journal Program will be fol i o lowed during the three days of the cam e camp and will Include study along e homefurnishing lines Infants Dresses 97c Hand made embroidered in fants dresses of excellent quality nainsook and strip ed dimity Formerly priced up to 298 Flannelettes 49c Medium weight flannelette gowns gertrudes and ki monos in white with pink and blue trim Formerly up to75c Childrens Hats 49c of straws and silk and straw combina TwoBays OnlyTuesday WednesdayJuly 30 and 31 fc IWrtM T 1jl Creepers 79c Infants creepers of broad cloth prints and chambray Sizes 1 to 3 CHILDRENS WEAR Merkels Second Floor Childrens Dresses 49c 18 dresses of gingham and prints in sizes 7 to 14 years Silk Dresses Washable sijk dresses in prints andplain colors Just 6 left 5 ofthem are in size 8 arid one in size 10 years Formerly NECKWEAR Merkela First Floor Neckwear 79c A new assortment of large shawl collarssweetheart sets jabots and collar and cuff sets in lace and geor gette Mens Ties 69c Hand made ties of excel lent quality in novelty pat terns Formerly LEATHER GOODS Merkels First Floor Novelty Purses Ladies purses of silk and straw in newest designs and in attractive colors Leather Purses 88c Your choice of a large as sortment of leather purses in pouch and underarm styles HOSIERY Merkels First Floor Naykid Hose 88c and Naykid and Bareleg silk hose in the popular skin shades Made without seams Sizes to 10 Fancy Heel Chiffons Lovely quality sheer chif fon silk hose full fashion ed witll twin point and diamond point heels Sizes to 10 Silk Hose pr Full fashioned pure silk hose in service and chiffon weights Pointed or panel heels Very slightly irregu lars of one of pur best hose Mens Sox 3 pairs Mercerized lisle halfhose in pretty patterns in color combinations Childrens Hose pair39c and ankle length hose in pretty patterns and colors First quality Sizes 6 to Many will welcome the good news that Merkels are having another E O M Sale Thats when we gather up all the item we want to discontinue all odds and ends remnants brS sizes etc and offer them at great reductions ItTa cleanun sale m all departments Butdo not get the impression that there is no desirable merchandise on sale On the the greatest part is this seasons merchandise style and of Merkels standard of quality event J JEWELRY Merkels First Floor Pearl Necklaces Three strand pearls grad uated in indestructible quality Fancy Necklaces 79c Novelty necklaces of pearl and colored glass pendants with sterling silver chain Rio Ritas 69c These beautiful choker necklaces in nearly all col ors at a startling reduc tion Costume Jewelry socv A group of novelty jewelry including necklaces brace lets and broochesin amber amethyst and lido blue NOTIONS Merkels First Floor Sanitary Bloomers 69c Made of a good quality rubber and voile Flesh col or Medium and large sizes Garment Bags 79c Made to hold eight gar ments Good quality cre tonne in assorted patterns Laundry Bags 25cand50c Made of a good quality cre tonne and crasli with draw string tops FOUNDATION GARMENTS Merkels Second Floor Brassieres Wide brassieres of brocade and satin materials Regu larly priced from to Corsettes One group of corsettes in broken sizes Made of bro cade and elastic sections Formerly priced up to RIBBON SECTION Merkels First Floor Ribbons yard 25c Wide ribbons in plain and fancy patterns Ribbon Garters pair lOc Several biack ribbon gav ters to close out Lingerie Sets 25c Sets in pastel shades for the dainty gown or che mise SILKS Merkels First Floor Sheer Silks yard Beautiful patterns in all silk georgette and chiffon Light and dark patterns Formerly priced at S195 and Printed Crepe yard 40 inch printed crepe de chine in dark patterns Tub Silks yard 32 inch striped tub silks formerly priced at and 225 Washable Crepe yard A 250 quality washable silk flat crepe in flowered patterns UNDERWEAR Merhcls First Floor Rayon Garments 88c Bloomers French pants and vests in pastel shades Well made Cotton Gowns 69c Made of a fine quality nainsook hand embroider ed pink and white Childrens Suits 79c Rayon combination suits n sizes 6 to 10 years Childrens USuits 29c Pajama check union suits in sizes 2 to 12 years Merltels First Floor Bunte Candies Ib 39c Cinnamon Balls Happy Home Butter Scotch Di ana Confections Regularly prices at 50c Candy Bars 3 for lOc Play Pals 19c Novelty boxed candy for children Many Items are Hated here but there are many many more which we will have on sale For Instance remnants will be specially priced on all floors and In each department carry ing piece goods Look It will pay you TOILETRIES Merkels First Floor Amami Bath Salts 50c Gift Set Free With each jar of Amami Bath Salts we will give a set containing trial sizes of creams powders bath salts andbrilliantineTall put up in an attractivebox Toilet Watef 5Qc JacLin a new odor in toilet water by Jergens Neatly boxed for gift or prize Tre Jur Compact 39c A thin model compact with your choice of white nat ural or rachel powder Shaving Cream 27c A large tube of Woodburys Shaving Cream regular S5c size Cheramy Talcum 19c A fine talcum in a pretty glass jar In violet muguet or lilac odors Witch Hazel 23c A large 16 oz size for fam ily use and after shaving Pyrene Cleaner 19c Removes spots from all materials Merkels Second Floor Wash Dresses 88c A group of fine quality prints and ginghams which formerly were priced at Rain Coats 26 ladies and childrens rubbenbed light weight rain coats Priced way be low regular Crepe Kimonos Good styles in boxloom crepe in a variety of colors DRAPERIES Merkels Second Floor Damasks yd 74c 12 good looking patterns in striped and allover bro caded patterns 36 inch we are closing them out at this low price Printed Crash yard 22c Seven delightful patterns on natural crash ground Suitable for window drapes smocks and beach coats Ruffled Curtains pair 97c Discontinued numbers but new styles of ruffled cur tains trimmed In rose blue green and gold Tiebacks included SHOES Blerkels First Floor Shoes One lot of mixed colors and sizes All White Ladies Shoes 398 All LightColored Ladies Slippers formerly 3785 and at One lot of lightcolored high heel Pumps pair John Tilt Sports Oxfords pair BARGAIN BASEMENT READYTOWEAR Spring Coats Just twelve of these dress and sports coats left They were formerly priced at and LadiesDresses One lot of 28 silk flat crepe flannel and satin dresses Real bargains ApronsDresses 39cand59c One lot of gingham and prints in aprons and wash dresses Less than the cost of material Handkerchiefs Merkels First Floor Sample Lines 3for25c3for39c Linen and lawn handker chiefs in white and colors Some are trimmed with lace Formerly KilliansInc WASH GOODS AND LINENS Merkels First Floor Bed Sheets 81x90 inch sheets for dou ble bed A good quality free from dressing Bath Towels 3 for 95c Double thread Turkish Towels in all white and in white with colored borders Some are slightly soiled Prices greatly reduced Size 23x46 Bath Towels 20x40 inch double thread towels in whitewith color ed borders WashQoods yard29c 36 and 40 inch flaxons dimities and voiles in beau tiful new patterns A table full while they last Linen Sets A few 36x36 in linen lunch cloths with rour napkins to match Slightly soiled Scarfs and Sets 65c A small group of dresser scarfs in white with colored embroidery and a few buf fet sets Kalburnie Gingham yd I5c A few pieces of this fine quality gingham in plaids and checks Fast colors 32 inch Rayon Spreads 81x108 inch rayon bed spreads in plain rose blue and orchid BARGAIN BASEMENT DRY GOODS Pajama Check yard 15c In white and many light shades Cotton Pongee yard 19c In natural pongee color only Brassieres 50c Wide brassieres with sup porters attached Large sizes included Slip Satin yard 49c Plain and brocaded sports satin in all light shades 36 inch Boys Suits 69c A good assortment of styles in tub fast materials Sizes 3 to 8 Play Suits 49c Broken lots in many styles Sizes 3 to 8 Krinkle Spreads A group of bed spreads in blue and gold Size80x108 Huck Towels 15c White with fancy borders Size 17x35 inches Curtain Voiles yard 25c A group of printed flower ed voiles for bedroom and kitchen curtains 40 inches wide Cretonnes yard 19c Good weight cretonnes in popular patterns 36 inch Costume Slips 59c Rayon sports satin and cotton slips in light and dark colors Sizes 36 to 40 Rayon Shorties 79c All pastel shades well made and of good qualilty Wash Goods yard 5c and lOc Two groups of percales and ginghams We are closing them oub at these low prices Laces bolt 5c A large quantity of laces in many styles and widths ART GOODS Merkels Second Floor Stamped Goods 59c One lot of linen runners buffet sets luncheon sets childrens dresses creep ers etc Were just giving these away Stamped Goods 29c This lot includes house dresses childrens dresses vanity sets runners pil lows bedroom sets negli gees etc What Bargains Stamped Goods lOc Its a shame to sell these so cheap butwe must dis pose of them There are towels buffet sets run ners pillows aprons etc Some of these sold as high as 125 Lamp Shades 49c Pleated and plain shades of chintz and parchment For merly priced up to 5125 Complete Lamps 79c Fancy glass and candle stick bases complete with shades READYTOWEAR Merkels Second Floor Flannel Coats Just five left In pastel shades sizes 14 to 38 Dress Coats All silk and dressy cloth coats are grouped into three prices There are 15 coats at 16 coats at 13 coats at 1 Transparent Velvet Coat navy size 5998 1 Velveteen Silk Lined Coat dark blue size 38 1 Velveteen Silk Lined Coat purple size 38 i ;