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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1929, Mason City, Iowa TWENTYTWO MASON CITY GLQBEGAZETTE WITH LEADERS IN SCHOLARSHIPS LARGEST VOTING f DAY FOR ROADS j IS NOW AT HAND i Four Iowa Counties at Polls i on Same Day to Decide f i on Bonds By The Associated Press Iowas program of highway im provement is up for its big test of i the year today Four counties ballot on bond issues totalling in the Jargest single days activities in county road bond history Never before since counties start u ed voting bonds 10 years ago have four counties gone to the polls on i a single day to pass on proposed bonA issues And never before has l such atotal of proposed bond is 5 sues been presented for approval in a single day The days program Mahaska 5800000 Clarke Marion Guthrie Four Roads Affected The days bonding vote has added significance iowever in that four east to west cross run thru the counties voting In Guthrie Iowa primary No 7 and U S 32 will be affected by the result of the vote Should Guthrie approve its proposed issue both these high ways would be paved completin No 7 from Des Moines to Counc Bluffs U S 32 also will be com pletely hard surfaced provided Gas county passes the issue it has set June 6 as the tentative date forvotlng Iowa No 2 traverses both Marion and Mahaska counties while U s 34 runs the length of Clarke Both have been graded thru the counties today while No 2 also is partially paved and graveled In Mahaska county The north to south cross state highway 17 S 65 also runs thr Clarke county It is paved the north half of that county leaving a shor stretch to the south of Osceola yet to be hard surfaced Largest So Far While todays voting is the largest so far held in the state another big ger day is in prospect fornext Mon day Bond issues totalling4875 000 will be submitted in Dubuque Linn Van Buren and Webstercoun ties that day Before that wholesale attempt to pass county bonds is made however Crawford county has a issue to consider It votes tomorrow the outcome hav ing an important hearing on the time for concluding the paving of Lincoln highway across the state Crawford and Carroll counties alone of all those thru which that route passes have yet to approve Bonds Carroll has set June 4 to vote on a 51500000 Boone and Story which passed bonds issues earlier this spring filled other miss ing linlcs in the hard surfacing pro gram for that important crossi state and national highway Will Raise Total The four bond issues up for ballot Ing today if all are approved will onng the total of bonds approved this year to They will Boost the grand total of bonds ap proved during the last ten years to or within slightly less than 522000000 of the total set in the state road bond measure which the state supreme court declared unconstitutional a few months ago In addition to the four counties voting today and Crawford which votes tomorrow other bond elec tions for which dates have been set are Duburiuc May 900000 Idnn Van Buren 375000 Webster 1900000 Union May 28 550 000 Black Hawk May 31 1000 000 Montgomery 450000 Carroll June 4 1500000 xCass June 6 1000 000 layette June 14 660000 zHardin 1300000 j xDate tentative zVotes also on 5500000 secondary road bond issue HIGHER THAN EIFFEL ALGONA IS THIRD IN STATE SCHOOL ACADEMIC MEET University High Is First in Scholarship and Ames Second IOWA CITY May a score of 45 Algona high school won third place in the school contest first stage of the Iowa academic meet University high school Iowa City was first and Ames high school laced second This report was made at the Uni versity of Iowa by Dr Thomas J Kirby chairman of the affair A committee under his direction has iompleted the tallying of the school ontests held in 249 Iowa schools April 17 In takingfirst honors in the in tial section University high school HERE AND THERE Miscellaneous Briefs From 100 GlobeGazette Correspondents in North Iowa upils scored 5553 points while imes the runnerup made 5018 Twelve events in such subjectsas English history algebra and steno raphy are on the program Alton Is Fourth Fourth place to Alton 4285 there of the first 12 placewinners moder Babel which will dwarf anyedifice VU1 run with the same freedom as if nd their scores are Thomas Jef erson of Council Bluffs fifth 3381 Allerton sixth 32 Liver more seventh 2914 Humboldt eighth 28 Martensdale ninth 23 b2 Thompson tenth 2250 CarruU eleventh 22 and Sheldon twelfth Altaisociet 61 Approximately 40000 pupils com peted in the first round tests Doc tor Kirby estimated No school was ranked in the school standing unless every student in a class for which a test was given took that test Un HOXORS BIRTHDAY Leon Small en tartained at a birthday dinner in hono of Mr Small and his twin sister Mr R J There were 1C guesl present MAKING VISIT Floyd Me Cague of Maywood 111 is making re atlves here an3 at Hampton a thre weeks visit BANNS PRONOUNCED banns of mar rinse were pronounced for the firs time Sunday moraine at St Patrick church for Miss Ann Keinery and Jo soph c Kramer of Waterloo VISIT AT KELLY O Jones an daughter Ora are spending severa days visitingat the home Mr an Mrs Fred Sutter nt Kellej RETURNS HOME C Conn who has been at the hospital at Rochester Minn lias returned home HAS BEEN TEACHING Aibers Jr has returned from South Dakota where he has been teaching VISIT RELATIVES and Mrs Randolph Wamsley vlsltert relatives at Minneapolis from Friday until Tues day High School Seniors Graduates From Floyd Meservey and Otranto Lkted Here With Account of Commencement Plans OTRANTO OTRANTO May Rev Ermil B Frye pastor of the Meth odist church Osage will address senior class of Otranto consolidated high school at its annualcommence ment exercises May 29 The Rev Al bert Sorenson Congregational pas tor St Paul will give the class ser mon Sunday May 26 Fourteen seniors will receive di plomas They are Ina C Anderson Harlis A Ander son Bernice B Bisbee Dorothy L Collins Christene Cox EIna It Finch Gordon Irene C Jen sen Verdie M Klusmeier Alice M Osmonson Oliver G Pettitt Alice J Pike Irma B Pope and Ralph B Wilder In with the high shool graduation the eighth grade exercises will be held when grade school diplomas will be presented to seven girls and two boys Following are the members of the grade who will finish Harvey Anderso Lyall Bisbee Dorothy Bradwell Elizabeth Etick son Pearl Fritcher Nellie Johnson Rhoda Osmonson Dorothv Pcttitt P Tfn cipal of the high school The presi dent of the school board is George Stewart and the secretary Archie Roberts MESERVEY less it won from first to tenth in one test no school was ranked in the school standing he explained Class B Schools Strong Class B schools those with an en rollment of 125 or less made a strong showing in competition with schools of the first division Of tue irst twelve place winners five are Class B Allerton Evermore Martensdale and Thompson The score sheets show however at class A schools as a group made a greater number of points in 11 of the 12 events Only in sten ography was the Class B average superior In addition to determining scliool standing the initial section of the meet also qualified students for the district contests April 26 Competi tion in that event has made be tween 480 and 500 pupils eligible for the state contest to be held at the university June 3 and 4 WORK ON CLASS PLAT seniors are working on their class play Dummy to bo given at the opera house Sun day May 20 TO HOLD SIEETING of the Ladies tlaisociety will be held at the home of Mis E C Keillor Wednesday eve ning SON BORN son has bee born to Mr and Mrs Carl HaUerman VISITS AT ROWAN D BinKham of low MISSIONARY ON FURLOUGH CLARKSVILLEMiss Blanche Ap worker i Hinswa China the post five and half years arrived Saturday on a vis foV L C Applk She let for Jackson Mich Tuesday to vis her sister Feba and both will 4 1ter for a Apple has a year and a halfs fur lough and will take a years course o religious stufly at Boston university before returning to her work ln Chin TO SPONSOR SALE The Lutheran will sponsor a bake sal SBffi store OSAGEMrs E R St John T Ladles Miss day NEWTON PLANS AIRPLANE RACE First Iowa Air Show Will Last Two Days May 31 and June 1 NEWTON May is planning the first aiishow and airplane race meet to be held in Iowa this year The event will oc cupy two days May 31 and June 1 and will be held in connection with the dedication of the new New ton Municipal Airport which will tahe place May 31 The meet and dedication is being sponsored by trm Newton Junior Chamber of Commerce More than In prize money Will be awarded winners in the va rious races of the meet marking the first time that an Iowa city has offered cash prizes in an airplane race meet Featuring the races is the On to Newton race for which 5500 win he split among the winning four Planes from many points in Iowa western Illinois and eastern Nebras wlH compete in this race accord ing to definite word already re ceived by Manager Buck Freeman and R S McComb chairman of the Junior Chamber of Commerce com Katherine Sine The juniorsenior banquet was u was held at the Hotel Albert Albert Lea Friday evening May 10 Old Lady 3i was given by the members of the senior class May 17 The players were directed by C R Hemphili su perintendent of schools The last event of the school year will be the annual community picnic on the school ground May 31 Miss Freda Hanson is principal of the high school Members of the board of educaton are A B Pope president Otto Blakestacl Fred Pike Oscar Thompson Andrew Hanson and W H Opden tary MESERVEY May class of seven seniors will receive diplo mas this year from the Meservey high school Thursday evening May 30 the Rev J L Pickett of the First Baptist church of Mason City will give the commencement ad dress Members of the class are as fol lows Lydia Pannkuk Marie Edna Koehler Mildred Jansson John Schlagel Virgil Schluter An drew Laucn The graduating exer cises will be held in the Reformed church The class sermon will be given Sunday evening May 2G by the Rev A H Henning at the Evangelical church The juniorsenior banquet was held Friday May IT in the Evangel ical church basement The senior and junior color scheme of orchici and gold and orchid and green were carried out in the decorations Japanese parasols and lanterns nl ro added to the atmosphere of the occasion There were 25 present inculding the seniors juniors all ol Garner Judging Team Wins Trophy at Ames GARNER May with 100 high school teams which were in the judging contest at Ames the Garner team won a silver trophy In the livestock contest the boys won sixth They were fifth high in the horse judging and Arnold Hampel ninth high in indi vidual judging Coach Walter Wels has been instructor the past year Falls visited relatives hero before rte parting for New Haven Conn to vlsi with Ills son Harold who with hi family leaves soon for C03H3S FROM OSCEOLA BRISTO Etlicl Suiftis Os ceola visited in HID W IT Suifiib iome Sunday nnd Monday Slio is on erating a beiuty parlor at Osceola VISITS PARENTS Everett Ebllng nd laughter of Chicago 111 camo londay for a visit with Mrs EbllnR arents Mr and Mrs John McAVil Hams and other relatives two weeks CROWD ATTENDS Ladies Aid ot the Rock Creole church held its annual ba zii and dinner with a large crowd attending RETURNS IIOMK Hattle NenI has returnee home from Omaha Nelu1 whero she spent several montlis with her son George Rarr and family HONOR DAUGHTERS Rev and Mrs Squires entertained in honor of the birthdays ot their daushlcis Muri jKtli and Mrs E n Svnnson ACCEPTS POSITION Helen Rose who finished a year of teaching In the Haiitontown schools lias accepted a liosition in the HnffCin procery licre PARENTS OF DAUGHTER DOUGHERTY and Mrs Thomas Bolan are the parents oC a Ricevllle spent tlio first of the n Waterloo with Her daughter Ruby St John who Is taking a course a nursing in the Presbyterian hospi FALLS FROM CHAIR 11 months old son oC Mr and Mrs Clarence Howard ell from a hlgb chair and fractured his arm at the wrist RETURNS FOR SUMMER Lylah Randall daugb er of Mr and Mrs Victor Randall vho has spent the past year In Sauk Center Minn returned home to spend he summer vacation BOY IS BORN and Mrs Parke liehun of Mason City are the parents C tineight pound baby boy born May Oat the home of Mrs Sliehans par nts Mr and Mrs John Kleeman of icffield CIRCLE JIEETS NORA Social Circle of the Christian church met this after noon at the home of Mrs Bert Erock ett with Mrs Fred FurnBss and Mrs MAKING VISIT FanlteU is spending a fnw days in Mason City as the guest of her sister Jeanette MAKE FISHING TRIP LAKE Methus Archie Nelson Irvine Nelson and Floyd Nash have returned from a short fishing trip to MillsLacs in northern Minnesota Thoy caught con siderable pike and brot home a nice mess with them STARS MEET Past Matrons club of the local Eastern star chapter met with MraC A Walker Monday afternoon nine members being in at tendance LEAVE TODAY Fredcrica Jones and Patricia leaveSan FranciscoCal to day on a trip to Osage to visit Mrs Jones parents Mr and Mrs Frank Morals Mrs Jones went to San Fran clsca as a nurse several years ago and married there ARRIVE FOR VISIT and Mrs Noal Randall nd daughter Shirley of Stlllwater Tlnn motored here to spend a few aya with relatives Eugene and Randall sons of Victor Ran all will return with them and spend ie summer with their grandparents t Balsam Lake Wis TVilrner Fenjralsen as assisting host esses OPERATION NECESSARY M O Evans ivns tak en seriously ill during the night and rushed to n Mason City hospital The case was diagnosed at gall atones and i operation will be nccessarv at once VISIT OLD FRIENDS EOCK Rmitt n for ner section foreman for the Rock Is anii ami Mrs Smitt and three eljll Iren were In town visiting at the C E Olden liomo and calling on other rlends NIECE DIES Corcles and Mrs E C Wilier received word Monday or the eath of their niece Miss Laura ordes a nnise In Long Beach Cal vins an operation She was the aughtcr oC Mr antl Mrs Robert orcles IS IMPROVING M T McCnll Is Im nrovinp Tiom a nervous breakdown which kept her in bed three weeks PLAN TO MOVE HANLONTOWN and Mrs Raymond Jensen are making plans to TEACHES SCHOOL Knutson Glen illo Minn a student at the Lutheran heological seminary In St Paul dUr g the past year began teaching1 Esthervillp fh arochlal school in the schoolhouse VI1C here Tuesday morning The term wll last one month WILL PREACH AT HANTONTOWN 1 HANLONTOWN The Rev Mr Ylvlsaker of Northwood has been ob tained to preach the mission sermon OSAGE WORLD WAR VET DIES Rites for Randolph Brenden 40 in Charge of Legion O S A G E May Brenden 40 was buried Tuesday afternoon following services held In the Rock Creek Lutheran church with the Rev O C Myhre in charge He was assisted by the American Legion who served as pall bearers and had charge of the services at the grave Mr Brenden was born July 1 1888 in Blancheville Wis but had farmed in this county for many years He served in the Infantry in France during 1918 and was there as police officer after the armistice was signed until July 1919 He has been ill ever since he came back and has been at the home of his sister Mrs J Schbger Other relatives surviving are five other sisters Mrs J B Johnson of Osage Mrs C 3L Anderson of Neche N Dak Airs K Rothie of Madison Wis Mrs W J Mandol of White Rock S Dak Mrs E A Christiansen of Rock township three brothers Ole of Fertile la Christopher of Rock township Henry of Fergus Falls Minn and the aged mother Mrs H Brenden cf Rock township movo to Mason City the latter part of daughter at their home north oC town RELATIVE ILL G J Slnicll left lor Kanltakee 111 beine called there by the serious Illness ot a relative CONDITION SERIOUS Biederman un derwent a major operation at Roches tor Hig condition Is considered ser Ions Mrs Bicdennan Is with hi the month Mr Jensen has obtained a positionwith the CurrfeVan Nes5 hardware company and will take his duties June 1 The Jensen family came hero from Forest City nearly three years nco HAS OPERATION C C Aroigt of Fenton submitted to an operation fur gall stones at the McCreery hos pital here next Sunday at the Lutheran church TWINS BORN boys tverc born this week to the Rev ana Mrs The Rev Kabelltz Is pastor of the Lutheran church at Lolts Creek and the family now has children including two sets of twins A boy was born to Mr and Jfrs Wer ner Gade and a girt to Mr anfl Mrs Elmer Bell RACK FROM CHICAGO Miller returned Tuesday from Chicago where he has been with several carloads ot stock DOG BITES BOY LAKE son of Mr and Mrs R 1C Hoy who operate the Arlington hotel in Lake Mills is confined in his bed the result of a dogbite He wns playing with his big police flogSunday whenHie dor acci dentally hit him The injury lid not prove serious until Tuesday when in fection set In GO TO OMAHA Jensen and Henry Fredericks went to Omaha where they expect to buy a conslen Plan Vacation School ESTHERVILLE May 22Sev eral Estherville churches are coop eratingfor a Union Daily Vacation Bible school to be held here begin ning June 3 and lastingthree weeks In addition to the regular study periods hand craft and recreation will be offered Osnjfc Lions at Convention OSAGE May district gqvernor H H Matt and R W Burnham secretary of the local Lions cluo left Tuesday for Coun ninth dis cil Bluffs to attend t inent of stocTc HAVK PICNIC FOREST Forest City Boy Scouts hnrt a picnic at Kettle sons nark Monday evenlncr ENTERTAINS SOCIETY LEIiA B M Hnugen en tertained the Lutheran Lndles Aid so ciety at the parish house Tuesday afternoon IMS OPERATION Oscar Grimes un derwent an emergency operation for appendicitis at tho Lutheran hospital HAS RETURNED Inirval Rod herg has returned from a Mason City hospital following a several days stay where she underwent treatment and 1 minor operation Clarksville Family Has Birthday Party Reunion CLARKSVILLE May company of 22 relatives held a fam ily picnic party at the bathing jeacli park at Cedar Falls to cele jrate the birthday anniversaries of Mrs Carl Scharpff and Mrs Fred A Nordman Guests from a dis ances were Mr and Mrs Henrv Bierman daughters Ella and Esther 5f Lamberton Minn Other guests vho attended the parly were Mrs Scharpffs mother Mrs Sofie Fin neman aged 84 and Mrs Nord mans father Fred Vosa Sr aged To Give Demonstration for Chickasaw Farmers A M NEW Harry Linn secretary of the Iowa Horse and Mule Breeders associa tion is scheduled to be in Chickasaw county during the coming week While he is here multiple hitch and horge breaking demonstrations will be held at the Reuben Kalishek farm in Utica township and the W F A Rabe farm in New Hampton town ship A large number of farmers attended these demonstrations last year and a much larger attendance is expected at this time Mr Linn agrees to break any horse that is brot him withqut the use of a whip or any brutal methods sopho Thora the teachers and the two more girls Lydia Pals and Sprau who had helped in the Ju nior play D C Da vies is superintendent of schools and Miss Gwendolyn Hall is principal of the high school Other members of the faculty are Misses Vcrone Hanson LuVerne Claridge Catharine Hotelscher Nellie De Haai and Elsie Hoyt The school hoard consists of Harold Blewett president Fred C Sprau Frank secreJ Guth Victor Zimmerman C K Ruigh and M A Smith secretary FLOYD FLOYD May F Gates president of Gates colletre Waterloo will be the speaker at the annual commencement of Floyd high schoolMay 31 Nine seniors will receive diplomas The class ser mon will be delivered by the Rov Mr Banner pastor of the Methodist church Sunday May 26 The juniorsenior banque was held at the Hotel Hanford Mason City Saturday evening May IS Cy clone Sally the class play will be given by the seniors May 28 and 29 The motto of the class is Out of the Quiet Harbor Into theBillowy Sea i The class roll is as follows Mary G Auchstetter Elma Buck nell Ralph L Brown Lela M Chest nut Clarence E Henry Alice O Holmes Elta M Morris Darrell W Nosser and Henrietta H Radc macher A G Hinshawis superintendent of schools and M Bishop is prin Northwood Seniors Present Class Play NORTHWOOD May an nuai senior class play Oh Kay was given at the Northwood theater last eveningand will be repeated this evening Music for the evening was furnished by the Northwood j orchestra which will appear again tonight Thursday evening the for mal commencement exercises will be held at the theater the address be ing given by the RevA William rant of Vinton BATISTS dainty fabric beautiful in finish 44c Year Round This is the cloth that always sold at 50c Never fades is always 49c Jungle Prints These are quite different in their printings If you want yours different youll find it here ere Kn Do the Best DIMITIES While at a very low price it still contains style and service 22 49c Indian Head This cloth has more body than the usual ivash goods Is well adapted for en sembles 89c Paramount Prints This cloth is at least silk drapes well and wears fine 59c Gaberdine Brought out this season to be used where a weighty material is needed 59c Sport Broadcloth This cloth yields itself to so many uses Dresses Pajamas Track Pants Gowns Etc SH GOODS This stores counters arc just crowded full of the most beau tiful patterns and colorings in this seasons new wash ma terials Don t fail to drop into this department and examine the season s charm The making is easy and only a few yards ol material is required Its no trouble to us to show you 39c Dimities When hot weather comes it always has you will find this cloth a very desirable fabric Cool and delightful washes and irons well QUAD RIGO CLOTH This cloth has been a tremendous seller due to the washing qualities and per manent colors Plant Beans at Plymouth PLYMOUTH May J Armstrong will plant several acres of soy beans due to the lateness of the corn crop Some farmers sowed flax as the ground was still too wet to plant corn This week wilt see corn planting practically fin ished in this vicinity 49c LarchmontPrint Where a light sheer material is wanted we recom mend this cloth 49c Linene Prints Made to look like linen by the finish that is given this cloth is good weight and washes well 49c Sunrise Lawn Fine and dainty In con struction yet serviceable and fast to washing 69c SilkLike Rayons A most beautiful looks well and wears equally aa well as it looks f 49c Fairsheen This cloth is plain solid colors in all the wanted beautiful cloth at this price 95c Glimerette Challie For dresses this Glimerette cloth is unequalled Pat terns are modest yet colorful Youll like it 125 PRINTED LINENS Ensembles and separate coata will be much in demand and this cloth is specially fitting IMPORTED ROYAL CORDS The patterns and style of this cloth is well adaptable for the separate Coat and Jacket ;