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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 1, 1929, Mason City, Iowa CLflYTONWUNTY WILL CARRY OUT WORK ON ROADS Plan to Spend More Than on State Highways MCGREGOR May county will spend 51100000 for SI hiShways this year on state and federal roads the remainder on secondary J Of this amount will be used to pave a continuous stretch m2D4mlIes U S 18 from Post yillo thiu Luana and Monona to McGregor and primary road 13 up the Mississippi shore from Mc Gregor to Marquette Materials and machinery are on the ground and work is to start early in May Grading crews already are en gaged on 56 west out Elkader work on this second project is to grade and surface with crushed rock 10 miles from Elkader to the iayetle county line From West Union to the Clayton county line already has been brot to grade and by the end of the sum mer an allweather road will join the county seats of Clayton and Fayette counties Work OP TJ S 55 The third state road job is cul verting bridging and grading U S oo from Millville to the Dubuque county line Tho the piece ia only 41 miles long months of blasting and steam shovelling will be re quired as an entirely new road is to be put thru the Turkey river hills Crews have been on this job since early in the winter Is is said the road ia to cost the state more per mile than any other on the pri mary road system Grading and drainage alone is to cost 5200000 an average of 550000 a mile While these three construction jobs are going forward in different parts of the county engineers will be engaged this summer running a survey on 13 from Marquette up along the Mississippi bluffs to Yel river and over the hills to the junction of 13 with state road 51 near Waukon The road is a short cut from McGregor to Waukon thru what is famed as the wildest part of Iowa when built as it probably will be next year or the Jyear after it will be unparalleled in scenic beauty in the state Lytlo Gets Contract The C F Lytle company Sioux City has the contract to pave the PostvilleMcGregor road J L Grose and Son Minneapolis the contract for the Millville road and he S h i r 1 e yCaldwell company Jmaha and Nolan brothers Minne ipolis contracts for 55 authorized by 858Clayton county board on county roads for 1929 comprises construc tion of bridges and culverts in sev eral parts of the county totalling in cost and building a crushed rock road 10 miles long from Elkader to Elkport Other road building in Clayton county which is quite certain to be C done this summer according to statement made by E W Hahn county engineer is grading and sur facing two miles of primary 19 from a point south of Strawberry Point to the Backbone park This will con nect up with four miles of road to be built inside the park this season TO MAKESTUDY OF PERSONNEL Teacher Fitness Will Be De termined Says State Superintendent DES MOINES May 1 Miss Agnes Samuelson president of the state board of educational examin ers announced today a comprehen sive study of the teaching personnel of the public schools sponsored in an effort to analyse the present sit uation as to supply and demand The importance of this factfindintr investigation Miss Samuelson de clared cannot be overestimated since it will furnish the data for the answers to crucial problems in pub lic school education The survey will go into the prob lem of reorganization of teacher certification and a coordinated program of teacher training Co operation is expected from the pub lic schools and colleges of the slate County and city superintendents college heads and the educational council of the Iowa State Teachers association will be enlisted in thc survey The college contingent will con duct the survey insofar as it re lates to the supply phase The study is expected to furnish information as to the number of teachers enter ing the teaching profession and what each is qualified to teach Svery teacher in the state is re quested to return a form showing the situation in the field Tabulation of the findings of these reports will require several weeks of work but should yield muci valuable informa tion according to Miss Samuelson Results will be published by the state board of teacher examiners Members of the board are Miss Samuelson President W A Jessup Iowa university o R Latham president of Iowa State Teachers college Raymond M Hughes presi dent of Iowa State college Everet Leon Jones president of Buena Vista colleger Erma L Krout county superintendent of schools Oskaloosa and W G Brooks su perintendent of schools Burlington Regents Faced With Problems in Finance MINNEAPOLIS Minn May 1 the budget for the next two years of the University of Minnesota in line with legislative appropriations will be the maor task before the new board of uni versity regents which will conduct its first meeting Wednesday There is a divergence of 5700000 between the budget presented by the re rents and the amount furnished for support and maintenance for the next two fiscal years starting July 1 after Governor Christiansen exer cised his veto power JVTASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TUBERCULOSIS IN CATTLE WILL BE MEETINGS TOPIC Livestock Breeders of Seven States Will Gather at Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS S Dak May 1 progress in and fulure plans for the campaign to eradi cate bovine tuberculosis will be dis cussed here at the fifth annual Mid western States Tuberculosis confer ence June G and 6 Livestock breeders and agricul tural officials will attend from sev en and South Dakota Iowa Minnesota Nebraska Kansas and Missouri State veterinarians from the west will report on progress in their states on the opening day of the conference On the program is Dr D C Lochead deputy to Dr Charles H Mayo as health commis sioner of Rochester Minn who will speak on Transmissibility of Bo vine Tuberculosis to Humans Tuberculosis in cattle annually causes large losses to farmers and in addition is a source of danger to humans who drink milk and cat meat from affected herds Confer ence leaders say a toll of from 40 to SO million dollars is taken from American farmers annually when tubercular animals are condemned at the packing centers as unfit for human consumption Educational campaigns in farm ing communities have been relied upon as the chief means of eradi cating tuberculosis Under the ac credited area plan counties reduc ing bovine tuberculosis to one half of one per cent are officially recog nized and are given by packers With 669 counties in the nation now accredited bog premi ums have been brot to more than 52000000 Other speakers at the conference here will bo Dr A E Sight chief of the tuberculosis division of the bureau of animal industry and Dr L Van Es head of the veterinary department at the University Nebraska and former president of j the U S Sanitary association Cast Will Give Play at Dunnell ESTHERVILLE May comedy The Morning Callers will be presented in Dunnell Minn by members of the local Royal Neigh bors of American organization Es Iherville This production recently scored a big success here and a large number is expected to hear the play at Dunnell Members of the cast are Mrs Zella Smith Mrs Sam Fritz Mrs Fred Donnelly Fern Carlson Mrs George Nick Mrs Charles Martinson Mrs R H Fonts and Mrs Emil Hoffman Mrs W A Deveny is the director A local citizen observes that tt is strange that valuations secured by tax assessor should differ so from hose received by insurance agents Signal Funeral Services Will Be Held at Scarville for Electrocuted Man SCARVILLE May services for Clarence M Engebret son 24 telephone lineman who was electrocuted here Monday evening will be held Saturday at Bethel church west of here where he was a member Besides his work for the telephone company Mr Engebretson operated a radio shop in connection with the postoffice here He leaves his parents several sis ters brothers and a host of friends and relatives who mourn his early death Creamery at Buffalo Center Pays BUFFALO CENTER May 1 The Buffalo Center Cooperative Creamery company paid 51469160 to its patrons the past month cents was paid for butterfat Thir tyfive patrons received over one hundred dollars in cream checks the highest check being Croivil Attends Church Meeting BUFFALO CENTER May Quite a delegation are attending ihe conference of the Iowa German Baptists held at Aplington Iowa this week which ends Thursday MAY 1 IOWA 4H CLUB WINNERS PICKED Quartet Which Will Attend Camp at Washington Completed DES MOINES May 1 quartet of 4H boys and girls who svill represent the state of Iowa at tho national 4H club camp at Washington in June is complete Marjorie Thuirer of Spencer and Paul Sauerbry have been chosen to attend the camp in addition to two previously chosen Gertrude Koch of Davenport and J S VauWert of Hampton Paul C Taff and Miss Josephine Arnquist probably will attend the camp as representatives of Iowa club leaders Miss Thuirer in eight services of club work in Clay county has missed but seven meetings of the 92 held She has served as county president in addition to holding all offices in her local club She has talked and given demonstrations before many clubs and organiza tions Sauerbry was named with Paul ine Hufford of Granger as a lieuten ant colonel on the staff of Gov John Hammilt at the time of the Iowa Farm Bureau federation con vention in January Last fall he was selected as the outstanding dairy calf club boy of Iowa and repre sented the state at the national dairy show in Memphis His cntric have scored high for the last two years at the Waterloo and Memphis livestock expositions Sauerbry is now in his sixth year of club work altho he is only 16 years old 1929 Guernsey Breeder Will Be Honored AMES May A Moun tain Des Molnes breeder of Guern sey cattle will be the guest of honor at the annual banquet of the Dairy Cattle club at Iowa State college Thursday evening Following the banquet Mountain will be made an honorary member of the club Two other Iowa dairy men who have been made honorary members in the past who will be present are Paul Stewart Maynard and W W Marsh Waterloo Theodore Besh Waterloo senior animal husbandry student will be the toastmaster for the evening Rehearse for Senior Play at Crystal Lake CRYSTAL LAKE May hearsals for the senior play An Early Bird whih is to be given Friday is in progress The play is directed by Miss Whittgrevc of the high school faculty Services Are Held at Latimer Church for Paul Abbas 8 LATIMER May funeral services of Paul Abbas S son of Mr and Mrs John Abbas of this city were held Tuesday afternoon at the home conducted by the Rev E H Grummer pastor of the HI Paul Lutheran church here Services were also held at the Lutheran church and burial was in the Gor man Lutheran cemetery Humboldt High Wins Four Academic Firsts HUMBOLDT May the district academic contest it Eagle Grove where 22 schools par ticipated Humboldt high school won four first places and three seconds the winners being Jesse Jacobsen who won first in geome try and first in general science Mary Vonderhaar first in short hand and Harold DeGroote first in World History Beatrice Sorber won second in freshmen English Philip Lovrieu second in senior English and Lillian Arent second in algebra These seven winners will go to Iowa City for the final state Iosl June 34 At Towa City they will be entertained by the State university for two days following commence ment Has V 3 1JU Uff Out of the faucet Into the dishpan THERE it conies hard city water Dishes to be washed and only hard city water to wash them in You know what will happen dont you The soap will mix with the hard water and form n dirty ring around the edge of the dishpan How can dishes really get clean in that water Melo will soften the hardest water and make it a wonderful cleaner with or without soap No iirly ring grease cut dirt dissolved Soap much more eflecttve Bring en your hard Then bring ou iMelo Get a can of Melo lodpy at your grocers SOFTENKD WITH MEtO IS A REMARKABLE CIEANBR weuo 10 cents THE HYGIENIC PRODUCTS CO Canton Ohio Manufacturers of SaniFlujh SPRING UAT CLEARANCE Shall we just be frank with you Yes Its bet ter Well weve got too many of the early spring and summer type of hats Its your gain of course for its our policy to show New Models Every Week Take your choice of two groups about 300 hats al j together in the May sale originally sold up to as much as TOMORROW THURSDAY i I choice 1195 lld J amonlgou Co f V See Our Windows of these truly marvelous coat tho very newest styles the market affords are here for your selection DAMONIcou Co Select Early the Pck of our we have 200 we dont expect them to last long at these prices The Years Greatest Coat Sale Starts Thursday chosen and there are styles to suit every figure and price to conform with clothing budget The Selection Is Marvelous The Savings Tremendous Dress Coats Tailored Goats Sport Coats Silk Coats Velvet Coats Misses Sizes Extra Sizes Regular Sizes Values to If You Are Interested In This Group Youll Find Rich fabrics of broadcloth velvets Klllts sport fabrics and kasha All well tailored ami will find bows capes copies of tho better We dont expect many of these to remain after Thursdays selling Values to If You Are Interested In This Group Youll Find Youve seen these same coats priced at S35 to All beauti fully lined with heavy silk crepe and every worth while fityle is silks velvets sport fabrics fcroadclolhs Kashas with or without fur trim Values to If You Are Interested In This Group Youll Find Our most exclusive cunts are fea tured in this sale including the high quality Shirley Lea gar who want the finest in apparel will find ample selection hero Many very high priced samplesfrom noted makers are also included in this group ;