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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 27, 1936, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE NOVEMBER 27 1936 Mason Calendar Bee Artists concer in high school auditorium by Marian Van Ness and Cameron MacLean Dec Musicale Christ mas vespers Methodist church 4 oclock Bee Chamber of Com merce Christmas party at p m at Hotel Hanford Dec Legion and Aux iliary Christmas party at arm ory Here In Mason City For real silk hosiery and lin gerie call Mrs Norman Lee of the HI B A Pharmacy spent Thanksgiving in Britt with relatives and friends Special While they inghouse electric food mixers value only complete with juice extractor B5c down SISO per month Hurry Peoples Gas and Electric Co D K Lumlbere 75 Beau mont drive is spending the Thanksgiving holidays in Mason City She will return Sunday to resume treatments at a hospital in Rochester Minn Only Grunow gives you violin shaped 11tube radio with walnut cabinet at M C Hdwe A car driven by Walter Johnson Rockwell struck the car of Dr Don Fitzgerald which was parked in front of 24 East State street Both cars were damaged A city bus driven by H E Scluiltz skidded into a car driven by Melvin McEvpy Rockwell as the bxis was going around the end of an open storm sewer on East State street Wednesday night The left rear fender of the McEvoy car was damaged A car driven by Clcve Fur loigh Clear Lake collided with a car driven by Art Booth 129 Twentyninth street southwest Thursday afternoon at the inter section of Second street and Madi son avenue northwest Mr and Mrs M T Ivcrson and their children Bobby and Betty were the guests oE Mr and Mrs A J Ask 919 Adams avenue north west over Thanksgiving They left Friday morning for their home in Sioux City where Mr Iverson is the head of the music activities of the public schools Miko IMctlta Mason City auto mobile salesman was still in a critical condition in an Albert Lea hospital Friday as a result of a collision between his car and a hitEindruri truck driver Sunday in the Albert Lea business district He suffered a broken nose five broken ribs and a punctured lung n E Blake 32 Swalcdale re ceived severe burns about the face and left shoulder and from hotwater while working at the American Crystal Sugar company factory Friday morning He was taken to the Park hospital where his condition was reported as fair Friday afternoon Local Negro Is Given Additional Jail Term Roy Smith local rlcgro who has been in the county jail for ap proximately four months after a shooting scrape in which no one was injured last August pleaded guilty before Judge M H Kep ler in district court here Friday to County Attorney F B Shaf fers information charging him with carrying concealed weapons He was sentenced to serve two more months in jail Our Home Town By D M ABOUT the only thing I can THINK OF to write about is THANKSGIVING probably that is because I am SO PULL of it but its a GOOD subject anyway so HERE GOES as I STAGGERED away from the table YESTERDAY I moaned WHAT FOOLS these mortals be and RODDY who was still GOING STRONG muttered What FOODS these MORSELS be THEN he made me pull him all over the BEST PART of T Pipes Northern Lights Suburb we spent the rest of the day listening to the RADIO couldnt HELP but notice the LACK of boresome ADVERTISING on the FOREIGN programs HOW that GREAT eleven tube GRUNOW in ils MARVELOUS violin shaped WALNUT cabinet brought em in with BETTER FIDELITY than our other set that COST OVER TWICE AS MUCH Iherefor I THANK YOU Don McPeak Mason City Hardware BLACKHAWK Furnace Lump CASH An Illinois Coal of Good Heating Quality Every Ton Guaranteed1 W G BLOCK CO 501 3rd St N E Pit 563 FIVE PREACHING MISSION SERVICES TO START SUNDAY UNION MEETINGS SUNDAY EVENING AND EACH NOON Individual Meetings to Be Held in Churches Participating Masoin Citys participation in the national preaching mission with both union and individual church services will get under way Sunday evening and continue throughout the coming week The opening event will be a union service Sunday evening al oclock at the First Methodist church with the Rev Clarence E Parker vicar of St Johns Epis copal church delivering the ser mon The subject is While participating congrega tions are planning evening meet ings in their own churches during the week starting Monday be sides devoting the morning serv ices of the next two Sundays to the preaching mission theme union noon services will be held at the Congregational church each week day The schedule of these noon union sessions which will take place from to p m is as follows Rev C E FJynn ipeaker on The Claims of Re ligion Today Tuesday The Rev Raymon Ferguson of the Grace Evangeli cal church on The Marks of a True Worshipper Wednesday The Hev A S Carlson of the Congregational church on The Hidden You Rev S H John son of the Union Memorial Meth odist church on The Words Challenge to the Church Rev William Gal breth of the OlivetZion M E church on Lovest Thou Me Rev J Lee Lewis the First Baptist church on Like Clocks in Thunder storms The participating churches in the preaching mission are First Baptist Congregational First Methodist Grace Evangelical Oli vetZion St Johns Episcopal Union Memorial Methodist Good Will Mission and the Church or Christ The committee in charge of the meeting is made up of Mr Kratz Dr Flynn and Mri Lewis LAYlEADERSTO AID IN MISSION Church of Christ Planning Five Evening Meetings Next Week As ils part of the national Preaching Mission program in Mason City the Church of Christ iias planned five extra services next week one each evening from Monday until Friday A sermon will be delivered by the pastor ihe Rev D L Kratz and several of the church members are as sisting in the services Monday night the elder in charge is Ivan 3arnes With the assistance of the eid ers a thorough canvass has been made of the membership of the hurch all of which are asked to 3e present at this service The fifth chapter of Matthew will be repeated from memory by the members of the church as a part f the program entitled The living Word Service Mrs J E Hynds will conduct the singing Mr Kratz will speak on Car Protestantism Unite To Direct Sinetnir Tuesday evening is youth night is in charge of Harry Russell and a committee of young people and youth leaders Mrs L G allison will direct the singing Special music numbers will be given by the representatives of young peoples organizations Mr Cralz will speak on the subject A Modern View of Hell Wednesday evening is mens light J J Fitzgerald will lead he singing and provide the spe ia music R Q Moore and a committee from the mens depart ment of the church are in charge of the promotion The sermon vill be The NonConversion of Tildas Communion Thursday Thursday evening will be Com munion service and is in charge f L S Atkinson and the com nunion committee Al Zack and v E Straw are in charge of pre laring the church auditorium for he candle light service The ser mon will be The Christian Feast it Remembrance Friday evening baptismal ser ices will be conducted Advance arrangements for the service are n charge of Nea Garrison and he baptismal committee The Y F class is sponsoring the ser vice and will attend in body Mrs 4 E Prusia will conduct ihe song ervice The sermon will be In he Likeness of His Death The Church of Christ will also cooperate in the Union Sunday evening services at the Methodist church and the union noon ser vices each day at the Congrega ional church They Arent Frozen Either These potatoes tlout look like theyre frozen flo they queries McKec Hcffncr WfA work camp accountant looking over a few J cec cncr work camp accountant looking of the 1500 bushels stored in the root cellar on the farm The po tatoes raised on the farm the past seasoii are piled in sacks alonpr both sides of a corridor extending the whole length of the 100 foot cellar Lock Photo Kayenay Engraving 100 Foot Root Cellar Dug to House WPA Vegetables 1 80 Men at Work Camp One hears nothing of the Spnn sh toreador dangling a cape over a parapet and deftly drawing it Kside as a three inch shell whiz es Work on Shell Rock River Dams Despite a hot dry summer the WPA work camp north of Mason City raised such a large quan tity of potatoes turnips carrots cabbage and other vegetables that it became necessary to dig a root cellar to house the sup plies which have been laid in for winter consumption Early fall rains revived the truck crops to the extent that a total of X2000 bushels of pota toes were produced Some of these have been consumed and others shipped to another ramp leaving some 1500 bushels that have been stored in a 100 foot long cellar that was dug when it became apparent that there would be vegetables produced Every Toiato Dug And Hay Lee superintendent jf the camp wants it understood hat every potato on the place was dug notwithstanding rumors hat some were left to freeze in he ground Every potato was dug and the ground fall plowed he said The camp raised cucumbers enough for eight barrels of dill pickles tomatoes sufficient to can 1000 gallons Besides 300 jallons of spinach have been canned There is on hand now idO heads of cabbage besides a arge number that have been consumed in the summer and fall months There are also stored for vinter consumption considerable quantities of carrots beets tur nips peas beans and sweet corn Farm Shows Profit Operations of the 150 acre farm for the first 10 months of showed a profit of in food raised and consumed This does not include the 1500 bushels of potatoes nnd other crops now on hand as well as 225 heads of hogs and other livestock Mr Lee estimates that the operation of the work camp to gether with the farm where all vegetables milk pork and other food is produced cuts the sub sistence cost to about half of what it otherwise would be The camp now has approxi mately 180 men who are now completing work on five dams on the Shell Rock after which they will begin work on three dams that have been authorized on the Winnebago river between Mason City and Fertile These low head dams are constructed for the purpose of keeping the stream from freezing to the bot tom and thus preserving fish life WRIST WATCHES ARE RECOVERED Identified as Part of Stolen Loot Were Taken From Clear Lake Store Two wrist watches identified as part of the loot stolen from the Patterson Jewelry store at Clear Lake were recovered at Minneap olis Friday when police arrested two men following a raid in which worth of stolen merchan dise was recovered The men were booked as Rob ert McDonald 28 and Mike Mc Fall 35 They were seized as hoy were about to purchase a new car Authorities from Iowa and Min nesota were at Minneapolis Fri day seeking lo further identify the loot recovered in the south Minneapolis apartment The robbery of the Patterson Jewelry store in Clear Lake oc curred early on a Suiiday evening in September The thieves broke in the back door and proceeded to the front windows which were not lighted They picked from the display sev eral wrist watches and a dozen diamond rings Other articles stolen were a number of gold mounted fountain pens and pen cils and some flashlights Leland Patterson proprietor had spent the day with his par ents at their cottage and came in to light the windows shortly after the robbery had occurred He immediately noted the loss and called police The thieves missed a package of watches which had been re ceived from the express company but had not yet been unpacked Delinauent Tax List to Be Published Here The delinquent tax lists com piled and released at the office of Joy Ridgeway county treasurer will be published for the first time this year in the next issue of the GlobeGazette Garner Theater SHIRLEY TEMPLE COMES IN DIMPLES romance and drama are intermingled in the new Twentieth CenturyFox pro duction Dimples in which Shir ley Temple smiles sings and dances her way into the hearts of millions coming to the Avery the ater Sunday Monday and Tues day As Dimples Appleby Shir ley leads a group of street urchins in an entertainment following which Frank Morgan as Profes sor Appleby apparently a benev olent bystander takes up a col lection which represents the Ap plebys livlihood Morgan has long fingers which occasionally gels him inlo trouble but Dimples gels him out of it A wealthy woman offers to adopt Dimples but Mor gan refuses sensing more money for himself through a sUge offer Ellen M Smith music instruc tor at Ihe Mason City high school resumed rehearsals of the junior college operetta The Gondo liers Friday following an illness of about a week If you can think you can write declares William Ran dolph Heaist who hires others to do most of his Thomaslon Ga Times Shirley leads the play Uncle Toms Cabin and Morgan threatened with arrest puts on blackface and plays Uncle Tom until his disguise is penetrated by the police A love theme featurin Robert Kent and Delma Byron runs through the picture and adds just the right touch to the plot SKILLFUL SHOE REPAIRING Pickup and Delivery Phone 788 or 789 32 GALLONS OF ALCOHOL SEIZED IN LOCAL RAID Officers Believe Liquor Brought Here for Holiday Use PICTURE ON PAGE 1 Police court in Mason City Fri day morning was spare of intoxi cated offenders as the proverbial turkey bones of meat the day fol lowing Thanksgiving The reason for this may have been the suc cess of a raid made by local police early Thanksgiving eve which netted 32 gallons of alleged al cohol from one attic This is Ihe largest quantity of alcohol taken in any one raid in the past four yearsaccording to Chief Harold Wolfe of the police department Commends Officers The officers who made this raid did a commendable piece of work said Chief Wolfe Friday This was no doubt alcohol brought in here for Thanksgiving consumption and the officers found it early in the evening be fore it had been distributed The alleged alcohol was in 32 onegallon cans which had been carefully hidden in the attic of the Francis Edward Cook home 533 Twentyfirst street southeast Four police officers Capt Leo Risacher Detective James Bu chanan and Officers Harvey Fitz gerald and Glenn Hambliu swooped down upon the house about 7 oclock in the evening Cook himself was not there how ever and although the officers confiscated the alcohol they were not able to find Cook late Thanks ing night Warrant Issued A warrant was issued for his arrest on a charge of illegal pos session of alcohol and although Cook was still at large Friday it was expected by officers thathe would be taken into custody be fore the day was over Chief Wolfe commended the work of the officers in making the seizure This is the second lime have crossed the path of Cook on similar charges He was arrested Oct 18 1935 on a charge of illegal possession of alleged al cohol when officers found a quan tity in his car Fined SJGO At that time Cook had two pint bottles filled with alcohol one pint bottle onethird full two half pint bottles full arid one half pint bottle half filled He was bound to the grand jury on a charge of illegal possession but the charge was changed to having possession of improperly labeled liquor and lie was fined and costs on a pica of guilty The grand jury charge was dismissed Later he was arrested by the federal tax unit and the tax on this alcohol was collected In the police court that did take place Friday morning however Kennelh Skinny Graves South Federal avenue was sen tenced by Police Judge Morris Laird lo one year in the county jail on a charge of vagrancy Isaac Twcedten fl Georgia ave nue southeast forfeited a ijio bond posted when arrested on a charge of intoxication Forfeits Bond on Charge of Reckless Driving After Crash Elliot Honsey 51G Jefferson avenuenorthwest forfeited a bond of 5103 85 Friday in a traffic court on a charge of reckless driving Honscy was arrested following an automobile accident Wednes day evening at Fourth street and Crescent drive The car driven by Honscy struct a car driven by Robert Ma jor 20 Oak drive Witnesses in the Major car stated that Honscy fail ed to stop at the sign at the inter section of Fourth street and Cres cent drive H A Kellum Albert Lea Minn forfeited a bond posted when arrested at oclock Fri day morning at Twentyfifth street and North Federal avenue on a charge of reckless driving He was alleged to have been traveling 72 miles per hour without lights Hugh Lynch Charles City for feited a bond posted when ar rested at oclock Friday morn ing on East State street on a charge of speeding Marlin Edwards Kensett for feited a SI bond posted when summoned to traffic court on a charge of parking in front of a theater H E Hanson to Manage Division at Indianapolis Standard Oil Firm Promotes Former Mason Cityan to Larger Office H E Hanson formerly of Ma son City and for the past three years manager of the Joliet 111 division of the Standard Oil com pany has been appointed manager of the Indianapolis division one of the largest in the company He will take overhis new duties Jan 1 Mr Hanson served as manager of the Mason City division for six years after holding the position of assitsanl manager for a short perioU He entered the employ of the Standard Oil company in DCS Moines in 1909 as private secre tary to Amos Bali now general manager and director of the firm in Chicago While in Joliet Mr Hanson has been prominent in business circles being a member of the Rotary club a director in the Joliet asso ciation of Commerce president of the executive committee of the Sunday Evening club which spon sors an entertainment series and was active in the organization of the community chest program in that city H E HANSON OIL GROUP TO MEET MONDAY Petroleum Public Relations Committee lo Organize in County Wholesale and retail oil mar keters and their employes of Cerro Gordo county will meet at p m Monday evening at the Hotel Hanford according to infor mation received by local oil men from M L Long Des Moines secretary of he Iowa petroleum public relations committee The purpose of the meeting as explained by local oil men is to organize a county petroleum pub lic relations committee which will be composed of all persons engaged in or employed by the business of distributing and sell ing petroleum products in this county The committee will function as a nonpolitical nonpartisan nonprofit trade organization and and represents the entire independent minor and mnjor companies and their employes it was pointed out A similar committee or organi zation is being perfected in each of the states 93 counties G C Lloyd assistant secretary of the state committee will attend Ihe meeting for the purpose of assist ing the local oil men with their county organization work The chief purpose or program of the organization is to sponsor movcnients and measures of a protective nature for the motor ists and those engaged in supply ing them but the program is also of benefit to the slate and its citizenship generally All persons employed directly or indirectly by the industry and those interested in the problems of the motorists have been urged to be present Chest Colds Best treated without dosing STAINLESS now if you prefer LETS TALK IT OVER If shoes are too short or nar row if shoes need rebuilding if you want shoes colored if felt hat needs cleaning well help you CENTRAL SHOE SHOP n SOUTH IEniiiiAi IMIOM ix DELCO BATTERIES and Radiator Service CENTRAL AUTO ELECTRIC CO 25 First Street S W PHONE 494 SPECIAL FOR THIS WEEK EASTERN KENTUCKY LUMP COAL TON DELIVERED Average Sale Price of This Coal in Mason City is WHY PAY MORE Wolf Bros Coal Co PHONE 1148 UNIQUE CONTEST STARTS FRIDAY Chuckles From Want Ad Page Will Win Complimen tary Tickets to Cecil Offering an abundance of fun plus ill guest tickets lo the Cecil theater the GlobeGazette Gift Guides Chuckle contest starts Friday in this issue Thirtysix guest tickets will pri7cs each week Fram the various advertise ment in the Gift Guide columns on he Want Ad page readers are invited to create Chuckle advertisements This is done by carefully selecting one full line from at least three separate ad vertisements and forming one hu morous paragraph It offers much fun to those par ticipating as well as an opportun ity to receive complimentary tick els to the Cecil The Chuckles contest is to be a weekly feature for the next four weeks starting Friday and ending Dec 2L Read ers are invited to send or bring in a new Chuckle daily Only one prize will be given to any one contestant but the person who sends in six Chuckles will have the better chance of winning On Fridays Want Ad page is a list of rules connected with the con test together with all other in formation concerning it The 18 winners for this the first contest will be announced Monday Dec 7 A physician recommends stand ing on the head lo cure hiccups But doc a person rarely lias a severe attack of hiccups until hij condition is such that he can hardly stand on his sonville Journal ANALYSIS WILL BE STARTED IN FATAL MISHAPS Part Taken by Each of Factors in Iowa lo Be Sought For example existing data show the number of accidents occurring lo drivers in various age groups while the planning boards study will seek the relationship between age of driver and the kind of ac cident which occurred between age and the manner of driving betsveen age and the physical or mental condition of driver It also will seek the correla tion between types of vehicles in volved in accidents their operat ing of repair condition of brakes such other factors as type of accident condition of road visibility etc Relationships will be sought be tween type of accident and physi cal or mental condition of driver between traffic law violations be ing committed by drivers at time of accidents and resultant police action and between violations and resultant criminal court ac tion All possible combinations of any significance will be studied breaking down as far as possible the stories of Iowas fatal acci dents into combinations of de tails with the home thereby of casting new light upon actual causes of highway accidents Accepting Ihe theory that most accidents that have occurred might have been prevented it naturally follows that the fullest knowledge of accident causes will materially aid in determining pre ventive measures necessary for the reduction of motor vehicle accidents In the future according to the planning board COAL Cuts Heating Costs By actual compara tive tests it is proved that no fuel affords so safe so reliable or so uniform heat at so low a cost as Good Coal Our Coal is guaranteed to cut your heating bill Please Phone 986 to day and you will be sure of immediate de livery WAGNER COAL CO riione 986 COAL PRICES Great Eagle Lump Farmers Special Order a ton of one of these good furnace coqlj Long burning and low in ash Phone 270 FARMERS ELEVATOR Inc Christmas is sure to come iNow is B pixxl time to prepare for ii The enrirAL and ivny to pro vide money for expenses lo join our CHRISTMAS CLUB Youll never mist your regular deposit YOULL BE DELIGHTED WITH OUR CHRISTMAS CLUB CHECK UNITED HOME BANK A Home Dank OwatiJ and Op erated hy Vnur FrlrnrK an AND TRUST rt Orpmli I n s n r 13 South Federal nr FKDKRAL RESKRVK SVSTEM ;