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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 29, 1949, Mason City, Iowa Mason City Calendar at Camp ball tournament in Mason Cltv AljG 607CIear Uak Gov a AUG Ladies Invitational eolf tour narncnt Mason City Country club Aur Mason City open golf tour ir Junior Le field tournament at Roosevelt AVG Championship Day at East park 1JunIor college regis North Iowa fair Mason CUy actiools to open Ask Cerro et HERE IN MASON CITY Antiques 933 N Van Buren Paynes Do Picture Framing Lovelier wallpapers at Paynes Pfc Myron L Lewis Wash ington D C has been promoted to the rank of corporal accord ing to word received by his par ents Mr and Mrs Milt Lewis route 2 Pfc Lewis is expected home on a 15 day furlough on Aug 10 He is employed in se cret service work in the Pentagon building OBrien Paints at Shepherds Insurancewise Let George Bob or Jerry Harrer do it Ph 321 Major Ambulance Service auto or air Phone 511 Miss Marilyn Fromm Mason City and Miss Donna Jost Ply mouth are 2 from this vicinity who are among a group of 50 se lected Methodist young people participating in a project ofevan gelism in Chicago sponsored jointly by the national conference of Methodist youth and the board of evangelism of the church The sessions began Monday and will continue through Aug 1 Dr R W Shultz D O Km 641 Hanford Hotel Phone 2960 K of Cs announce free s i a g chicken dinner watermelon and trimmings Club rooms Thurs day July 28 to 7 Rummage Sale Sat July 30 High class clean mens and ladies clothing dishes and misc things at 6th and Van Buren S W Up 5 From 49 But Tax Levy Is Down Income From Other Sources Up The Cerro Gordo county budget proposed by the board of super visors for 1950 is up about 5 per cent from this years estimated expenditures accord ing to the figures released Thurs day by County Auditor Keith Raw The amount to be raised from taxes will be down from this years askings however The county auditor explained that the fund balances at the boginning of the next year are expected to be as compared with 88R 011 Jan 1 1949 In addition receipts from other sources than taxes are expected to show a gain in 1950 compared with this year The estimate for this year is and for 1950 Proposed Budget City Mason City Is July 28 1949 15 Tell Story of New CoAxial Phone Cable A materially improved service lor telephone patrons through maximum utilization of the co axial cable now complete from Des Moines to Minneapolis through Mason City was des cribed for the Mason City Lions club Wednesday noon Carl Dwyer manager of the Northwestern Bell Telephone company and John Sternad cen tral office supervisor for the A T T locally were the speakers Mr Dwyer told of the construc tion methods employed in laying the cable and Mr Sternad with a crosssection of the cable dealt with the technical aspects of this significant modernday develop ment in telephonic communica tion Reserved for Television Each of the 6 tubes within the cable he explained can carry GOO messages at the same lime Two of them however are being re served for the development of television The channels from Mason City to Des Moines have been increased from 13 to 22 since the coaxial went into use Maintenance troubles which used to occur daily with the open line have been au tomatically reduced to less than 1 a month Mr Sternad included in his talk an appeal to all who make exca vations in the vicinity of the cable to call on the telephone company for help The sensitivity of the coaxial cant be appreciated by the layman he added With a special detection device at the Mason City telephone build ing it was possible to locate with in 4 feet a damaged cable in a cornfield south of Hampton re cently Mr Sternad pointed out Line Is Ready How soon the tubes set aside for television will be used for the origination of a signal in Mason City wouldnt be ventured by him All that can be said is that when that time comes the telephone company is ready he asserted The program was presented by Cliff Hamblin Don Gilbert vice president presided in the absence of President V E Wicks who will make his report next week on the international Lions convention in New York City Guests at Wednesdays lunch eon meeting included Clare White of Spencer Dr J D Wells of Iowa City F C Barton of Des Moines and Don Warfield of St Cloud Minn a former Mason Cityan F1TXDS General Court expense Poor Slate institutions County Insane County school Soldiers relief Bovine T B Fairgrounds Co hosp ho ml Vol mach hond Co assessor Co hd of educ Weed eradic Bangs dis eradl Employes retire Road construction Road maint Road clearing Rural library City assessment 1819 lflr0 Tax Budget Iltidget Askings S niiiuri ncifis TSSBS rsssr 3000 0 KiO H812 none no 19170 i Separate see beloxv none 10100 131 2S 12750 18180 in 177 178rK 210000 17HOO joono 8fi77 17fiftO Totals Co bd of see educ above 2049R 2019R Totals 51070284 SI121171 575822 Know Your Policemen Ernest N Wood Ernest N Wood was appointed to the Mason City police depnil ment on May 3 1928 as a patrol man the position he now holds Patrolman Wood has experi enced an eventful career on the local force since his date of ap pointment In 1932 he participated in the arrest near Mason City of Phillip and William Heincy a father and son wanted for robbery at the time and later convicted of mur der After the Heincys were re leased from prison following con viction on the robbery charge they committed murder Wood was subpeonacd to the trial held in Spirit Lake to identify the pair and served as an official states witness at their execution March 29 194C Patrolman Wood is married and lives with his wife and daughter at 844 3rd S E GlobeGazette Photos HOT WHO elders may bemoan the hot steaming weather of the last several clays but for the youngsters there are compensations If ones feet get cool enough it cools one all the children who fol lowed the water department workers around as they flushed the mains at 13th and S Federal Wednesday And if one has a nice horse like Blaze and can take a ride every day vacation isnt so bad even if the weather is hot Shirley Roberts route 1 She was riding with her friend Jeanette McNary 916 Virginia S E seated in the saddle when the photographer came along it is 5276720 most of the increase being attributable to a largei share of road funds coming to the county from the state he said I Make Own Levy The state legislature provided that starting this year the county board of education certifies its own levy and holds its own hear ing of taxpayers The school boards hearing has been set for 8 p m Aug 5 at the courthouse The county board of supervis ors will hear taxpayers for or against the proposed budget at 10 a m Aug 15 at the courthouse Last years budget of 81076 284 included for the coun ty board of education mainly for the expense of the county super intendents office This year the county supervisors budget is 100677 which added to the board of education budget of makes a comparable total of 121175 Last years proposed tax levy was The supervisors proposal this year is plus for the school board makes a comparable total of Explains Budgets The county auditor gave the following explanations for the budgets and levies by funds General budget is up nearly of which is the allowance for election expense next year The rest is for increases in salaries and other expenses which are following the general trend of prices Court legislature increased the allowance for grand jurors from to a day which will increase the cost here about Poor will be up Loers Named Program Head for Jaycees Lloyd Loers who has been ac tive in a number of JCC projects was named program chairman of the Mason City Junior Chamber of Commerce at a meeting of the board ot directors Wednesday Meetings will resume this fall on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month Exceptions will be in December when the 2nd meeting will be combined with the annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas party and in January when meet ings will be the 2nd and 4th Mon days The board voted to continue meeting at the V F W club A delegation from Mason City will attend the quarterly state board meeting at Fairfieid Aug C7 The annual summer golf tour ney will be held in conjunction with the session Trophies will go to the individual champion and the best 4man team from any chapter Ed Foster past Mason City presi dent and Norman Allison state jaycee vice president reported on the national convention held at Colorado Springs where Mason City won a first place rating in public health Old Guard to Meet at Camp Roosevelt Members of the Old Guard honor campers irom many years back at Camp Roosevelt will have their gathering of ashes at the camp Saturday Following the campfire there will be a business meeting at which time the revised constitution will be discussed Members have been asked to no tify Dr William Miller of Charles City if they are unable to attend Buttons were first put on mens coat sleeves by Frederick the Great to keep his soldiers from wiping their noses on their sleeves Emrich Rites Set services for Arthur Emrich Jr who died suddenly in the Emmetsburg hos pital Tuesday morning of an em bolism will be held Friday morn ing at at the Trinity Episco pal church in Emmetsburg Buria will be in Evergreen cemetery with the Foy funeral home ii charge DONT TAKE CHANCES WITH DEFECTIVE WIRING Many fires are caused by over loaded wiring systems Let us check your present condition and give you a FREE ESTIMATE DODSON ELECTRIC CO 202 2nd St S W Phone 3300 CLYDE BTJCK vUnor Damage to 2 Autos in Sideswipe Only minor damage was done w h e n 2 autos sideswiped on a raveled road south of Mason City one mile east of highway 65 Wed lesclay evening No one was in ured A deputy sheriff who investi gated said both cars were appar ently too near the center of the ad way The drivers were K Fred Schneider 18 Garner and Del mar Diercks 18 route 3 Too Much Is Enough Detroit Johnson got annoyed and deliberately wrecked his new convertible when it sprung an oil leak while his girl was keeping him waiting until she dressed Mrs Becker Rites Friday at Chapel Funeral services for Mrs Ger trude Cadwell Becker 81 who died Wednesday following a long illness will be held Friday at p m at the chapel of the Mc Auley and Son funeral chapel The Rev Halsey Carstens minister of education First Congregational church will officiate Interment will be at Elmwood cemetery The McAuley and Son funeral home in charge When the Liberty Bell cracked in 1835 it was tolling for the death of John Marshall WE ARE NOW READY TO SERVE YOU IN OUR NEW PLANT AT 1414 North Federal Ave Expert Cleaning and Dyeing done in our own plant Get Those Fall and Winter Clothes Cleaned Now We Are Open Every Friday Night Til 9 P M Mason City Dyers Cleaners 1414 North Federal Avc Phone 396 slate will cover the increased bud get Secondary road Same Road Rural City will cover the last payment on appraisal of Mason City Emergency Met Memphis Ten n h e bride and bridegroom showed up in plenty of time but the maid of honor was in tears She had a run in a stocking A guest quickly slipped off her stockings and do nated them Mrs Pearl Keyes Rites Held Burial at Wells Cemetery Funeral services for Mrs Pearl A Keyes 76 who died Monday were held Wednesday afternoon at the PattersonJames funeral chapel with the Rev George A Sheils assistant pastor of the First Methodist church officiating Mrs Harold Wolfe sang No Night There and Beautiful Isle Mrs Earl Ehlers accompa nied at the organ Pallbearers were Leslie Jim Dan and John Cookman Burial was at the Wells cemetery Wells Minn The PattersonJames funer al home in charge Kicks Make Impression Chkaffo A Zietz 55 put his best foot forward and Impressed 3 bandits Zietz kicked mit with a wellshod right at each of the trio in quick succession after they had ordered him to turn over his money They fled emptyhanded about 10 per cent to larg est single item in the budget ex cept for roads the general fund pays the cost of many offices State amount spent depends entirely on the number of Cerro Gorrfo residents who are in the state hospitals which bill the county for actual expenses on an average basis Farm Pays Costs County income from the county farm pays much of this item County school of the income to this fund comes from the fees and fines collected by courts throughout the county It is distributed on a per pupil basis A i mill levy is required by state law Soldiers commission reports the load increasing daily Bovine state certifies the amount of money to be levied in this fund County insane hospital These are the last outstanding bonds of Cerro Gordo county and this levy will pay the last of them making the county debt free County appraisal of Cerro Gordo county property will be paid for in December so the item next year will include only the expenses of the assessors office Separate Tax Unit County board of board was made a separate tax levying body by the legislature The budget is for the office of the county superintendent of schools Woed fund is used for equipment and materials only Salaries are paid from the general fund Bangs disease tified by state Employes leg Says Farmers Can Use Siios to Store Corn Ames K Shedd an ag ricultural engineer said Thursday that farmers could provide more storage space for corn by remodel ing unused silos Corn and small grains can be stored in masonry and wooden stave silos if platform floors are constructed in order to keep grains above ground level he aid Shedd a United States depart ment agriculture engineer at owa State college said that roofs nd walls on silos should be kept ight islature increased this item for both the employes deduction anc th countys contribution from 2 per cent to 3 per cent of the salary Secondary road Increased funds expected from th Travel Not Broadening New Orleans J Sauvi ac 65 who retired as a railroad engineer after a 40year career estimated that he piloted trains total of 200000 miles without ever getting over 15 miles from home He spent his whole career on a switch engine Get Your IOWA STATE AMERICAN LEGION JUNIOR BASEBALL TOURNAMENT TICKETS at the LEGIONNAIRE 317 North Federal Season Ticket Good for 6 Games FREE Student pass with each adult season ticket for students 14 years and under THANK YOU MASON LETGO SALE ROCKED THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY TUESDAY COME WALK RIDE HITCHHIKE OR CRAWL BUT GET IN TO THIS GIGANTIC SALE NOW oce ours In later years the stillfresh mem ories of today will depend more and more on the memorial erected now We suggest that you visit our display room where you can make a careful and wise selection from high quality granites on dis play Let us help you select your family monument now Mason City Monumental Works Inc 150 I Oth St S GEORGE ROLLER HOME OWNED Phone 392 PRICES THAT DAFFLE DAZZLE AND DELIGHT YOUTHEYRE AMAZING All finest quality wooi made from our own woolens THE SAVINGS ARE STUPENDOUS Overcoats Reg f29 Reg 34 Reg f49 Reg 59 Dress Shirts Reg White and Col ored Shirts now 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