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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 31, 1934, Mason City, Iowa n f rf T T II II I TEN MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE MARCH 31 1934 Mason Citys Calendar April April drum and bugle corps cakewalk under sponsor ship of Legion April 6 GlobeGazette cooking building high AprlJ 6 and annual hobby show at spon sored by Kiwanis club and boys department of the April meeting of UCT and auxiliary at the and auditorium including oclock April college semi annual graduation and April district Re bekah Here in Mason City homegrown Easter lilies and all other seasonable Items at Phone The local Crop Production Credit association will move into room 16 in the basement of the federal building according to secretarytreasurer of the Eat at the Specialty Eut 16 1st All home cooked Special chicken dinner and LyiitleU Koam of Minneapolis arrived here Saturday for a few days Ball knee action roller 89c and Mason City Hardware A consignment of the new red three cent Maryland tercentenary stamps was received and placed on sale Saturday at the local Tsychlc Here for short Room Cerro Deputy Collectors Hanson and Marrdn of the local of fices of the bureau of Internal rev enue returned late Friday from trips through this See the new style coach on exhi bition at the Milwaukee Passenger Apri from noon until 9 Bunting and fishing licenses for 1934 are now available at the coun ty recorders according to an announcement Birth certificates have been filed for Harold son of and Harold 216 Eighth street born March Bar bara daughter of and Thomas Ma son born March 16 Gertrude daughter of and Floyd 1709 Pennsylvania avenue born 27 El daughter of and Hunry Van Ellen 1160 North Fed eral born and Er ma daughter of and Joseph 1107 North federal born Thirtyfive boys attended the bean feed Saturday noon at the and afterwards went swimming and saw This was the last bean feed of the A marriage license has been Issu ed to Floyd and Dorothy Mae both of Mason John Hyland of Osceola is visiting over the weekend with her Miss Helen Our HOME TOWN ART LAUGHLIN of Internationa HARVESTER fame is building a FERTILIZER spreader that was DESIGNED by Americas foremost AUTHORITY on spreading the STUFF ART claims it will COVER 120 acres in nothing FLAT IN honor of its de SIGNER IT will bear in large RED LETTERS the name LUKE MILLER hoping that the EDITORS OF this paper read THE DARN thing I wish to say THAT WE make extra keys for ABSENT MINDED drivers of BUICKS who lock their car LEAVE THE keys on the inside HAVE TO walk home in the WEE SMA HOURS bank rob BERIES are a thing of the past AS I after nearly losing MY LIFE several devel OPED A BOMB which holds a POUND OF our Kentucky Blue GRASS SEED a small vial of WATER WHEN thrown on th FLOOR they both break fc the GRASS GROWS so high so fas THAT THE robber Is trapped FROM NOW on the police will BE ARMED with scythes lawn MOWERS instead of guns BO I THANK Don Mason City Hardware Co 60 JURORS CHOSEN FOR APRIL TERM OF COURT MEET George Hawkins Assistant Manager of SiegMason Gity Company Changes His Sales Talk from DryGoods to Auto Supplies in to Live in Smaller George assistant manager of the SiegMason City 315 South Federal ntered the automobile supply busl less more or less by but he iked it and stayed with Starting as price clerk and couri er man in the Cedar Rapids Auto upply Company of Cedar Rap ds 11 years he soon become lock clerk and assistant buyer and hen was promoted to Mason City une as assistant manager o with the opening the local Born In Hawkins was born in Chica July He attended the Chicago schools and then held sev ral in and near nclutling positions in machine as traveling salesman and vith a steamship For 12 he was employed in the vholesale drygoods department of he CarsonPirieScott and com any of Nine months were spent In the rmy by Hawkins during the Vorld For six months he was n the ThirtyFifth Infantry on the Mexican border and three vere spent in a Texas training Moved to Cedar On April Hawkins vas married to Miss Laura Barta f Cedar Rapids at They ave two Dorothy and It was in order to give their children the benefits of life in smaller community that the fam moved from Chicago to Cedar Rapids in the spring of Soon after arriving in Cedar by GKOKGE Hawkins was employed by the Sieg company and has re mained with the Hawk Ins mid his family reside at 1418 Rhode Island avenue He la a member of the hav ing joined at Cedar and is a member of the Clausen Worden post of the American Fishing la enjoyed more than any other recreation by but he says It must be lake flshiug to bn STRAWS Showing Which Way the Wind Blows By That Mayor Laird is only waiting the propitious moment for nnouncing his candidacy for the re ubllcan nomination for represen atlve from the fourth district is the elief of his most Intimate he mayor has looked with longing yes toward Washington for some HE ECONOMY OF ABUNDANCE government agency spends money to cut down trees another spends to plant While Mason City work ers have cut down hundreds of trees in the community the pnst tho highway commission now announces It is purchas ing trees and shnibs as a federal old beauti ficatlon A new con to the science of HOUR TO DLEAK THE FLOOK To understand fully Mayor Laird Umust be kept in mind that he Is a of a hardshelled Bnp ist deacon and canny Scotchman ongaged in the shoo Both of these features of his makeup came Into play recently when some night club operators beaded for flexibility in the enforce ment of the law requiring that iancing stop at midnight Saturday The mayor told them there was nothing that people had until 32 oclock to dance and that it was not necessary to dcsecrate the Sab bath In that Then one of the spokesmen for the night clubs started Do you know what these dancers do when we stop them at 12 oclock he They get into their cars and dash off to Manly and other places where they allow lace We spend our money in Mason City they The mayors manner changed Im mediately and tell you what Ill he said The law says to stop dancing at but you can have an addltiona hour to clear the do Not only Bag but waitresses at the Grill im mediately identified this patron as Carpenter when shown his The almost certainty that thia was Carpenter and Carpenters later surrender to officers for the small Minnesota robbery presents a situa ion that looks peculiar to local en forcement In tho twenty years ago section of an Iowa City news paper there recently appeared an item nbout n who was found unconscious In a boxcar here by a Mason City His statement was that he was robbed of by bandits at Iowa City and locked In thr car which was on Its way to Mason Ills weak cries wereheard by the hid after the car reached the local BUT WE DONT THINK SO Quite a number of local citizens believe the liquor Store ia going to be established at 23 East State CERRO GORDO AUTO LICENSES ISSUED DURING PAST WEEK CARPENTER If ERIC BEFORE ROBBERY Frank given 5 to years for robbing the said shortly after his arrest that he wns in the vicinity of Mason City at the but hnd nothing to do with the robbing of the First National When Willis presi dent of tho First was shown pictures of Carpenter ho re called seeing the man at the Soda Grill about two days before the rob As Bagley took seat In a rjcftrby booth the stranger rrc ogni7xd him with a How do you Mostly Showers be ginning Saturday night or Sun Warmer Saturday night except in the east central por Warmer in the east and GOLDEN ROD SPLINT VERY ASH BLOCK JPHOXE 563 Forget All About Your Feet except your outward appearance Greys and White Shoes seem to hivvo the preference GET THE BEST AT LAIRDC 14 State Where Shoes Arc Really Fitted JUDGE EDWARDS TO PRESIDE OVER COMING SESSION furors Asked to Report 3rd April 23 Kepler to Assist in Sixty jurors have been called to crve in the April term of the dis rlct it was announced In the tfflce of the clerk of courts Sat While the term starts tpril the Jurors will not be sum noned until the beginning of the hlrd April on which day hey have been asked to report at 30 Judge Parkers will be the officer in charge if the He will be assisted by udge Following are the jurors DID North Adams Wallace Oil North Jefferson Simon Berllm Bdlrd 3010 First street Laura Mason Laura 422 Fourteenth treet Mnhel Clear Hock Roy Clear Clear Myrtle 23 Fifteenth street north Alma Clear Clear Blanche 928 North Tennsylvanla Clear Mnrlo 210 West State Fred Clear 827 Fourth street south MAiid Olaf Clenr Haze 1211 North Adams Clhson Joe 524 Eleventh etreot north asL Walter Mason Mason Eva 125 First street north 427 Twentyninth street south n Margaret M2 Seventh Bessie 123 Fourth street north Elmer Maaon Sue 222 First street north IX Mnnon 76 Beaumont 115 Seventh street norths Peter Earl 802 North Washington nnymond 3 LchlghFcderal Vlrfill 102 Twelfth street north Ben Trma 1051 First street uorth Starr 020 North Adams John Millie 620 East state Arthur Mason Hugh Mason Laura 1015 First street north Will Walter Clear Henrietta 1010 Kim Frank Mason Belle Clear Clear Chevro let 13U Mfvdison ave nue Plymouth Sam Plymouth Mason City Rendering Reo 304t First street Buick Harry 120 Second street Plymouth sedan 1011 Second street Chevrolet Jeanette 417 Washington avenue Chevrolet George 317 Second street Doilge 21 Eleventh street Hudson Wells Auto Clear Chevrolet Mnson City Bottling Chevrolet Miller Clour Ford 113 Delaware avenue Hudson 1113 Third street Chevrolet Hanford Dodge Second street Chevrolet Mason City Brick and Tile com Plymouth Northwestern States Portland Cement Ford Kenyon Products Clear Chevrolet Clear Hud son Clear Chev rolet 626 Seven 11 street four Reo Terraplane Sam 139 Crescent drive Hudson Sam Clear Hud son Madeline O Terraplane Bankers Life Mason three Chevrolet S and Chevrolet company three Chevrolet In Ohio a man suing for dlvorc because his wife threw a pie at him Of its sole evident that he no re1ger Changes Made in Church Services Due to Pastors Illness Eaater services will be held at Mnity Lutheran church Sunday as but due to the illness of Rev who has been confined to his bed for the past there have been slight changes made in the There will be an early sunrise service at 6 when the pastor of the Immamiel utheran will preach the laster At 0 the Trinity Sunday school will present its Easter pro gram and at the Trinity senior choir will give its Easter cantata at oclock in the evening Sunday the Trinity senior and junior Luther eagues will have their Easter pro The services Sunday morning kvill be in charge of Andrew Fre und and Larson and other members of the board of This Husband Preferred Not Blonds So Wife Got Divorce Elizabeth Chica was granted a divorce from her Friday in Judge Ru clolph Sesorts superior court of Chi cngo because she charged her hus band preferred a bicycle to They were married June 1931 in Mason but Milton did not get his urge to pedal until last mini men He suggested they both qui their jobs and ride bicycles to th west When she pleaded she could no ride a Milton struck he and rode forth she Mil ton is on the west coast Jack of Is Missing Jack 56 year old Dough erty was reported to th local sheriffs office Saturday a About six feet In height weighing 185 pounds and wearinj an oxford gray a blue overcoa and light Gaiser was last seei leaving his home Wednesday Marcnh He has blue eyes an graying dark PERFORMERS IN TUESDAY NIGHT CAKEWALK These are the cakewnlkers to appear at the ar Mason Tuesday April sponsored by ClausenWorden unit American Legion Entries for contestants closed Friday with eight They are as follows Cecil Douglas and Mabel 1933 Dun Ewing and Elloise Clarence McFarlane and Mar guerite Robert Williams and Mabel Maynard Ewing and Lucile James Austin and Eva Albert Sauiiderw and JLora Leo Wlgglnton and Tyler Stewart and Beulah The grand prize championship cakewalk Is to led by Walter who started his danc ing and cakewalklng career more than 50 years prides himself with the distinction of tramping and performing with the great Billy the comedian who received a citation from Queen Vic toria and Is to this day remembered as one of the first minstrels of SNOW RECALLING MARCH STORMS OF OTHER YEARS Huge Drifts of 1923 Were Problem for Railroad By ARTHUR PICKFORD CloleGazette Farm Editor March is a fickle jade Little glints of green on the anks of the warm sun hat makes heavy underwear bur suggestions of seedtime and the winters worst But this snowstorm is mild as ompared with the one that came 311 March 1920 and 21 of to he memory of Bittennan who ives alongside of the Milwaukee ailroad in Portland about seven miles east of Mason This strip of road from Portland o Nora Springs has given the rail a lot of trouble as I recall aid Bitternmn and he has lived along side of it all his Old Time It was a nice March and the sec lonmen concluded that winter was ver so they took up the sriow fence and piled it I had a piece of plowing on the north side of the cut and the wind was straight north luring the so before the first lay was the cut was This vas on Sunday morning we could not ee the railroad from my tbout 40 rods but we could icar the engines whistling so I con cluded there was a train stuck in he I went down there and here was a eloubleheader stock rain that had been there for he engines The first engine uncoupled and to buck its way out but stalled n few feet and could not back A Helpless Then an engine came down from Mason City and hitched on to the rear end of the train and whistled cthe front engines to back up they never heard the signal and one engine was powerless to aull them out of the Then it to pull the cars out back a few feet at a but it got stalled in a cut that was behind them and by now was plumb Other trains began accumulat ing at Mason City and Nora Springs and further cast but nothing could be done until that stock train was out of the They Kept Them The engines fortunately were full of conl and the crews shovelled snow into the tenders so that water was procured and the engines kept We furnished them food and hot coffee so they did not suffer from They criticized the higher up fellows who sent the train out against the judgment of the men who had brought it in from the In the efforts to pull out one of the engines stripped off one of its Stalled on flig Own Some of the severity of the storm may be had and of the blind ing snow when I tell you that one o my Will had two cars of stock on the train that hac been picked up at Will was going into Chicago with After the train stalled there was nothing to io but sit there hop Ing they could be pulled So hi sat in tho caboose SaUirday nigh and Sunday with no idea of jus where the train On Sunday I saw tho section hat had been pulled back and had tuck in the I walked back to he caboose and was surprised to ind Frazee sitting and he vas more surprised when I told him he was stalled on his own farm less nan onehalf mile from By following a wire fence he pot home and stayed there until the road waa opened up Used Dozen It was said that there were ibout a dozen of the ilggest they working to get hat stock train out and traffic pened up Some of the hogs lied of The cattle fared better but they certainly lost in And ever since said those engineers give me an extra toot as they go by my ilace whether it is night or day and f I am up and it is evening or morning I answer back by winking my electric yard light at Phone AteAteAte BKFORE ITS TOO Heart is fine Send up some It sure did all yon smUI It That Is why we satisfy nil our QUALITY COAL ONLY FIRESIDE FUEL COMPANY At the Hospitals 324 Sixth street was admitted to the ark hospital Friday for a minor operation and 408 Four street was admit ted to theStory hospital Saturday morning for a minor Ed Clear vas admitted to the Mercy hospital riday for a major Herbert Mason was to the Park hospital Fri day for a minor Rita Yvonne 637 Ninth street was admitted to he Mercy hospital Friday for a ma or Geraldine 199 Crescent was dismissed from the Park lospital Friday following a minor A daughter weighing 7 pounds ounces waa born to and Heber at the VIercy hospital Margaret 331 Indiana avenue to the Mercy hospital Saturday morn ng for a minor May was admitted ate Friday afternoon to the Mercy hospital for treatment of an arm fracture received in a fall at her The right arm was fractured between the wrist and h ALL WAVE PHILCO TuneIn the World Enjoy guaranteed foreign reception as well as your favorite American pro grams Listen to Lon Ma Btienps Rus with this amaz ingly powerful AllWave PHILCO EASY TERMS A marvelous new BabyGrand in a handrubbed cabinet of twotone walnuU Latest All Wave featuresl Other 1D34 Philcos Up NEW BOILERS TO BE SHIPPED SOON TO WATER PLANT Arrangement to Fortify City Against Shortage of Information was received Satur day morning by City Manager Crofoot that the new boilers for he Mason City water department vould be shipped April Plans vere made immediately for the dis mantling of the old boilers and preparations were started for the oundationa of the When the new boilers are in italled the plant will have a com plete dual The plant will be equipped to pump approximately gallons of water into the mains by steam power or allons by electric With the new well the department will be equipped to pump gallons direct from the well to the mains ivith the main pumping station entirely closed With this arrangement Mason City is exceptionally well fortifiec against fire hazards or water shortage of any according to The addition of the new feeder line on Washington avenue will give three distinct lines approaching the busi ness district from different direc which with auxiliary equip ment will afford ample protection as far as water supply Is con according to ADMISSION FREE TO BUILDING AND FURNISHING SHOW To Be Open Afternoon and Evening Being on April The Building and Home ing show being sponsored by the North Iowa Builders exchange be open continuously from 1 until 10 for three days begin ning April Admis sion is absolutely free to the pub lic and each day a series of valuable gifts will be given Among those who at the are the Fireside Fuel the Mason City Globe the Moore Lumber Mier Wolf and Sons company and the Ideal Sand and Gravel The Fireside Fuel company Is featuring the Iron automatic coal Mier Wolf and Sons will have a line of a complete index to the wide stock carried in their At the Mason Gity GlobeGazette booth there will be always copies of the latest edition of that newspaper and pos sibly a demonstration of some one of the mechanical wonders con nected with printing the modern The Moore Lumber com pany will show Johns Manville wall and Sher winWilllamg The Ideal Sand and Gravel com pany will have an interesting line of samples of sand and gravel in its various types and OKI I I FIRST MORTGAGES On Mason City Homes 8 Enow Ha BONDING INSURANCE SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES Mason City Loan Investment Ground Floor Specialist Piles and other rectal diseases treated by ambulant Bronchial goiter and private diseases of men and women successfully Consultation and Examination NOTICE Owing to the illness of Ander son there will he no Varicose Vein Clinic next STATE PHONE T YOUR DOLLARS will rejoice at the COAL value they buy here Thats right theyll fairly laugh because our Coal is attractively priced and you get extra good quality lor the price you Whatever grade of Coal you we have Just phono pULLERTON LUMBER FRANK 15 FOURTH FREE Building and Home Furnishings Show An Interesting Exposition Sponsored by he North Iowa Builders Exchange High School Gymnasium THURSDAY and FRIDAY April 5 and 6 Open Each Day From 1 to 10 Special Entertainment Features Dont Miss This Big Event 1 ;