Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 8

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 20

About Mason City Globe Gazette

  • Publication Name: Mason City Globe Gazette
  • Location: Mason City, Iowa
  • Pages Available: 311,935
  • Years Available: 1901 - 1994
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Mason City Globe Gazette, May 31, 1929

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 31, 1929, Mason City, Iowa i I k i EIGHT G A R VETERANS ARE IN PARADE Three Old Soldiers Follow Band in Procession at Nora Springs NORA SPRINGS May band led by C F Weaverof Mason City led the Memorial day procear slon at the flrfgstaff on South Main street and marched to theMethod ist church at 2 oclock pm Following the band we rethree of the five remaining Civil war vet erans J Sherman 92 Bit Hutchin sbn 91 and J E Green 85 next came the American Legion boys of Nora Springs and Rudd then the Auxiliary and Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and citizens who filled the church to capacity America the Beautiful was sung by the audience and the ritual prayer was followed by a prayer by the Rev H A Crumb Nine Boy Scouts then sang Hess Gives Address The address of the afternoon was by the Rev G A Hess of Charles City War was the only means men used to know how to to settle differences he said Eight wars ourccmntry has fought and won but at great sacrifice of life not only on field of battle but from homesickness of the soldier boys and lack of sanitation We have come to the time when war is to be outlawed Forty coun tries have signed the Kellogg peace pact We honor and are loyal to our soldier dead but let us have hope and have faith that war shall be no more Has Charge The American Legion had charge of the services and Harry Benedict as commander presided The procession was reformed and Marched to Park cemetery where the graves were decorated by Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and where short addresses were given by the Rev Mr Crumb and by Robert Lodge American Legion command er A mixed quartet from Rudd sang two selections After three volleys fired by the firing squad Taps was heard in the distance The band played the Star Spangled Banner and then headed the procession back to the flag staff on Main street MASON CITY qtQBEGAZETTB MORLING TALKS AT FOREST CITY 84 Year Old Veterans Widow Hears Grandson Deliver Speech FOREST CITY May perfect skies Memorial exercises were carriedout at Forest City as scheduled smarting oclock a m iwJchaparadeof Civil War vet erans gold star mothers World War veterans Legion auxiliary boy scouts camp fire girls and school children A Morling of Emmetsburg justice of the Supreme court of Iowa was the speaker of the day and delivered a masterful address Others on Program Others appearing on the program were the Rev J A M Hinderlie of the Imraanuel Lutheran church who gave the invocation the Rev E Carnell Wilson ofthe Congregation al offered prayer for the sailor dead the Rev Dr M D Bush of the First Methodist church who spoke for the Unknown Soldier the Rev M S Hansen of the Calvary Baptist church who offered prayer at Oakwood cemetery and the Rev Ole Rohrstaff of the Norwegian Methodist church who offered pray er at Madison cemetery Ralph Robinson spoke Lincolns Gettysburg address and Mariorie Kelly gave In Flanders Field Spanish Veteran Marshal H F Thompson Spanish Am encan war veteran was marshal of the day and Supt C M Ross World war veteran was master of cere monies The Forest City band and male chorus furnished the music The Legion Auxiliary had charge of decoration of the graves Mrs Carrie O Isaacs 84 held the distinction of being both a Civil war widow and gold star mother She also heard her grandson deliver the Gettysburgaddress on his fifteenth birthday Only three members of G A R Hayden Post No 151 organized March 8 1883 were present An drew Brones Auolphus Jones and Luther C Green Recital First Event of Commencement on Upper Iowa Program FAYETTE May 31 The openingevent on theextended pro gram of commencement week activ ities at Upper Iowa university the senior voice recital was set today Tomorrow the graduation of the school of music will be held while on Sunday Dr J Richmond Morgan will deliver the baccalaureate ser mon before the 31 students to be granted diplomas The graduation of the school of speech and the meeting of the La des Professional associations are set for Monday with the annual alumni day to be held on Tuesday The tlasses of 1019 and 1924 will hold special reunions as a feature of the alumni program Dr John Andrew Holmes will de liver the commencement address on Wednesday The senior class this year numbers seven fewer students than did the one graduated In 1928 Allison Band to Give Concert ALLISpNMay 31The Allison Municipal band will give its first bind concert of the season Tuesday evening under the direction of Charles Ball STAR SILKHOSE pair Fullfashioned of pure silk with pointed heel Oneof our best sellingnumbers They are slightly irregulars many hav ing just a heavy place in the thread Merkels First Floor WHIPPET HOSE pair Full fashioned pure silk hose in light service weight Silk to a narrow lisle top In a Rood color assortment Sizes 8y2 to 10 Merkels First Floor Childrens Sports Hose pair 39c 78 and ankle length sports hose of first quality Many pretty patterns Sizes 7 to 10 lB First Floor ALUE WASH GOODS yard39c A large lot of silk and cotton crepe rayons jn stripes checks and plaids and some plain col ored linen Formerly priced from 69c to 98c Buy plenty at this bargain price Saturday Merkels First Floor RAYON GOWNS Beautiful quality rayon in pas tel shades Three styles to choose from Small medium and large sizes Merkels First Floor SILK HOSE pair Full fashioned silk hose with square or pointed heels in all the leading light shades for spring Sizes to One Day Saturday TUB SILK yard 84c i A tub fast material print ed in small and medium designs 32 inch Merkels First Floor PRINTED CREPE yard A heavy crepe printed in brightly colored designs in light and dark backgrounds Merkels First Floor CELANESE yard 89c A lovely sheer washable fabric printed in floral designs 36 and 40 inch First Floor SANITARY BLOOMEHETTES 69c Climax sanitary slipon bloomerettes of good quality net and rubber In of large sizes Merkels First FIoor SANITARY NAPKINS 2 BOXES 39c Swanfleece oval shaped sanitary nap kins regular standard size One dozen in box Merkels First Floor PURSES Underarm pouch and backstrap styles in the new leather and straws Neatly lined and fitted Merkels First Floor SILK DRESSES A large assortment of printed crepes and tub silk dresses in a re markable offering Long sleeve and sleeveless models Manyhave been reduced from S15 Merkels Second Floor HAT BOXES Made of black crepe grain board with keratoi binding and leather Bandies Fancy lining Fine for your vacation and weekend trips Merkels First Floor Ladies Girdles Saturday we offer three splendid lots of girdles made by LaCamille and DeBevoise Styles and sizes for all figures Merkels Second Floor SILK SCARFS 69c Triangle square and long scarfs In the new summer shades Plain colors and blocked effects in crepe and georgette Merkels First Floor CARTER SUITS Carter brassiere top combinations ot flesh colored rayon Elastic or panlv knee Sizes 34 to 38 Merkels First Floor SUMMER SHOES 468 pairs of ladies shoes In SO styles Included are whites lido sand sun tan rose blush blacks and sports oxfords All sizes Formerly to Merkels First Floor RAYON SLIPS Costume slips crepe a non clingmaterial inlovely light shades Sizes 34 to 44 Merkels First Floor Boag Bath Tablets 50c and Colorful novel packages of fine quality bath salts selling regularly at 65c and Specially priced for Saturday Merkels First Floor BED SPREADS 80x105 cotton crepe befl spreads In cream with rose blue or green Fast colors Merkels FirstFloor LUNCH CLOTHS 00X60 inch Japanese lunch cloths with tan background printed in pretty floral designs Merkels First Floor Merkels Bargain Basement LADIES COATS Mason Citys outstanding coat val ues will be at Merkels Saturday There are broadcloths basket weaves twill cords and pporta fabrics selected from our regu lar stock of carefully made k coats Sizes 14 to 50 Merkels Second Floor RAYON UNDIES 50c A table of bloomers ics chemise panties etc Take your choice Saturday while they last Merkels Bargain Basement FormerfrKiniansfnc STAR AWE COSTUME JEWELRY 69c We have assembled a large group of new novelty jewelryoffering it at a very special price for Saturday only Bracelets necklaces and brooches in the late patterns and colors make up this groufi Merkels First Floor FRENCH MARQUISETTE YD 25c New marquisette in Paris shade A good quality 40 inches wide An un usual value for Saturday only Merkels Second Floor VANTA SUN SUITS 94c A sale of sun1 suits just when you want them The well known Vanta cotton suits are 84c in wool SI Saturday only Merkels Second Floor GIRLS DRESSES 59c Wash dresses of tub fast ginghams and prints Discontinued numbers but good styles Sizes 7 to 14 years Merkels Second Floor GIRLSCOATS v PRICE All of our girls coats in plain ma terials and tweeds will be oa sale Saturday at onehalf price Sizes 2 to 14r years Merkels Second Floor VOILE CURTAINS PR Fine quality round thread voile cur tains in white with colored stitching Neatly made 2 yards long Merkels Second Floor PILLOWCASES PR 97c Percale pillow cases in white pastel shades and rainbow bordered 42 inch Neatly stamped toembroider Merkels Second Floor BATH POWDER 25c Cartierea bath powder in a generous size box with a big velourpowder puff Merkels First Floor LADIES HANKIES 2FOR25c Lidles handkerchiefs of pure linen priatedinIreland These should not last long at this price Merkels First Floor MENS HDKFS 2FOR25c Lawn handkerchiefs with colored borders A firm quality Also a group if mens wiilte linen handkerchiefs at 3 for 50c Merkels First Floor CHILDRENS HOSE 3 PRS 50c Good mercerized hose in derby or plain rib All the leading colors for spring Sizes S4 to Merkels Bargain Basement STAR ALUE WASH FROCKS 98c An assortment of discontinued numbers in wash frocks former ly selling from and up Desirable styles and fine quality materials Sizes 14 to 40 Merkels Second Floor BATHING SUITS A large assortment of all wool novelty and plain colored wool bathing suits at a special low price for Saturday Sizes 34 to j 50 Merkels Second Floor MENS TIES 2 for Mens hand finished silk ties with wool lining which reduces wrinkling A good assortment of colors and patterns A regu lar value Merkels First Floor Bunte Candy Ib 39c Chocolate caramels nougats molasses chips butter creams vanilla creams and walnut creams Box Candy Ib 50c Your choice of Bunte Special White Special Blue or Special Columbia Merkels First Floor RAYON LINGERIE Gowns teddies suits bloomers slips stepins etc Slightly ir regulars of higher priced gar ments Merkels Bargain Basement t ;