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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa NEW AIR FIELD IS DEDICATED Racing and Stunt Program Attracts Many Iowa BSTHERVILLE Oct 14 UP today joins the growing A number of pilots fiom the mid west were on the program for atunts and laces at the dedication ceremonies this afternoon for the new municipal air field The port with one hangar and facilities for fueling and servicing airplanes has been worked down to a smooth sur face whichofficials feel will please the most meticulous pilots Thousands of persona living in EsthervUle and thru the surround ig counties are expected to partici pate in the ceremonies and witness the air events from Sioux City Sioux Falls Council Bluffs Des Moines Fort Dodge Moline Cedar Rapids and possibly other cities are expect ed to perform The racing and stunt program beglnsat the after noon following dedication cere monies Methodists Lead CEDAR FALLS Oct 14 religious census taken at Iowa State Teachers college by officers of the Christian associations there shows bat 766 of the students profess the tfethbdist faith 187 of the numbe being men The Presbyterian tota was 300 of which 65 are men IF YOU HAVE AN OLD CQAT PREPARE TO SHED IT NOW COAT WEEK PALAIS ROYAL WATER SUPPLIES OF IOWA TOWNS ARE INSPECTED 125 Communities in State Use Deep Wells 10 Use Rivers DES MOINES Oct 14 fD Mu X supples in Iowa are rawn fiom lakes artificial lakes fZTn M from flowing water of rivers smaller streams from ground nS MASON CITY by varying depth the latest Iowa Pew Iowa lakes are large enouh P however tormum water supply Only seven Iowa fhf 6lVe Watet nd the total ulation so served is less than Impounding reservoirs S Loe ninoa from limitedareas 16 Iowa towns with a total popilaton of 55470 Only two of IOOOQ S e above 10 USB Rivers Tho Iowa municpalities with to tal population of 176220 draw di rectly on riveis Jor water supply Amongthese localities are Burling ton Council Bluffs DavenportKeo KUK and Ottumwa with population of 167381 3 by r One hundred sixtyone municipal ties ranging in size from the the state to some ofMhe smarter villages use the ground W erof the alluvial sands of present ivers or of ancient glacial streams water to which in some ases river water contributes by eepage Shallow wells supply Boone Des Moinea Iowa City Mar shalllown and Muscatine with ag gregate population of 181 985 a group Of 14 towng ietweon 3 ooo and 10000 population 10 towns b ween 1000 and 3000 and about 100 of less than 000 population 125 Uso Deep Wells Common wells in drift of country pck serve a larger number of Iowa immunities than any other supply n addition to small communities1 NEW AMBASSADOR I NAf IONHLCLUB IN CAMPAIGN TO INSURE SAFETY ilasorlatel Flmln Irwln B Laughlln of Pitts burgh lias been appointed am bassador to SpainHe succeeds Qgden Hammond of New Jer sey nine towns of between 3000 and 10 000 population or 45000 aggregate are served from source as well as between 1000 and 3000 population and 148 communities of less than1000 population Deep wells supply 125 communU ties In this group are Sioux City Dubuque Cedar Rapids la partJi Waterloo ClintonMason City arid Port Dodge total population 253 451 In addition there are 13 towns of 3000to 10000 population and 47 towns between 1000 and 3000 in the group Iowa Tax Committee Plans Another Hearing MOINES Oct 14 Iowa legislative committee on reve nue and taxation announced It would hold another public hearing tor open discussion of income tax 3nd other forms of revenue laws Industrial and commercial organiza tions will be urged to attend A for iVer hearing was held for farm and abor groups The date will be an nounced soon the committee said Outlying Districts Receive Little Attention Says President Henry WASHINGTON Oct ef fort to curb thtmounting number of fatalities and accidentsas well as to reduce the economic loss of mil lions of dollars due to traffic con estiou inoutlying metropolitan areas was launched in the national capital at the initial session of the A on highway rag and segregation of grades inomas P Hemy president of the American Automobile association vho named the committee to study he subject of highway widening m an effort to formulate a national policy declared that it is one of the xiost farreaching and acute proh ever undertakenby motordom Metropolitan centers ocusmg attention on their midcitv ougested areas and stale highway fficials on country said withlhe result that the roblem of outlying city and sub rban areas hasnot received proper attention As a result the time has arrived for widening of highways and consideration of metropolitan traffic from a regional angle I am confident that the comprehensive survey to be undertaken will go a long way toward formulating a na tional program to meet this traffic condition Charles M Hayes presidentof the Chicago Motor club member of the A A A national executive com mittee andone of the foremost au thorities on highwaywidening is chairman of the committee and will haveau important part in shaping its program Mi Hayes who was recently named by Secretary of Commerce Lament as a member of the corri mitteeon trafficcongestion of the national conference on street and highway safety submitted the Chi cago Motor clubs report to the gov ernor of Illinois for a U9OOU000 widening program in Chicago WEEKEND BROT BIG STREAM OF SHOPPERS HERE Conditions Show Economic Conditions in North Iowa Are Good Evidence of both satisfactory eco nomic conditions inthe northern Iowa territory and of the pulling power of Masoa City GlobeGazette advertising has been found by local observers in events of the week that baa just closed This weekend has been marked by the presence of many shoppers from all over northern Iowa which has been in part at least attributed to the trade extension conducted by the Mason City merchants in co operation with the GlobeGazette The reorganization sale at Damons Inc announced by four full pages in the GlobeGazette opened Friday and in spite of ad verse weather conditions was marked by one of the most success ful responses this veteran among Mason City stores has ever known More than 50 additional clerks proved inadequate to caw for the great influx of buyers The opening of the new RiteWay Oil BurnerLause or Fire in Fayette Home PAYBTTE Oct fir caused by the explosion of QD ci stove burner did considerable dam age at the home of here Friday afternoon The firs caught in the wall board partition ing the kitchen from tho otho rooms of 1Kb house and spread ran dly Duo to the prompt work of 10 cal firemen however the damage was confined largely to two rooms The damage to the house was esti mated at about 5500 with perhaiis worth of furnishings chain of independent grocers work Ing in cqoperatfon with the Letts SpencerSmith company of llasoE City was announced Thursday SB the GlobeGazette and began Fri day So great was theresponseto this sale announcement at the coun ters of the individual members thai LettsSpenccrSmith were forced to rush m a huge van load of coffes from Marshalltown and altho it is the usual custom of thewholesale louse to close Saturday afternoons they were compelled to remain open hruout the day to care for the rush orders for groceries that were com ing In from the memberstores Thursday Micr Wolf and Sons company with a two page Spread announced their Capacity Day sale for Saturday Thruout the norningr this furniture houso hronged with buyers attracted y the offerings in this sale Flying to the altar und then taking off for the West Indies in their plane Miss Margaret niacKcliar above Short Hills N 1 and Robert C Good Jr below of Morristown N J tlirill New Jersey society Bank Assets Are Sold at Eagle Grove Pays Depositors About Half EAGLE GROVE Oct 14Re cant sales of assets of the defunct I n of EaSlo Grove Citizens State bank have been Eernice Payne Nellie Bjornjou Wright County Court Convene Oct 28 Henderson to Preside CLARION Oct o Henderson of Webster City will pre side at llin next term oC Wright county court vcnes here Oct2S The following i petit jurors have been drawnfor J service at this term Frank Wixom Ella Cole Fred C j Neilson Charles Ixng Vivian I Northiup Andy Stuart Frank Fish er J C MWdleton EIIaHoffbaur I aul Hoffman John Gangstead Av neal Paine and Howard Hclgevold JT a r1 s oponsors made hy Charles Kelly receiver as State bank ouild iug Eagle Grove to Dr Frank Fisheifor 516750 the Tom Cowan farm of 244 iSQ acres with Buildings was sold to Andrew L Anderson andthe re maining 164 acres to Louis Werge laud and John Jeppson for 517300 the D H Atwood farmof 160 acres to Henry Odland of Holmes for Big thousands who have purged 8imply bickuse it i so inex ein b it becau8e they were style its big a you actually save money You sav The Pontiae Big Six costs less to because it is the lowest priced car you can getbutbecause it is the lowestpriced car ever pro duced which offers BO many advan tages Try to find similar advan tages in another you will find that the car which offers them costs hundreds of dollars more to buy than Pontiac ijou drive You save in operation and main tenance with a Pontiac Big Six Durrng 1928 a large public util ities company operated 996 auto mobiles of 33 dinerent makes According to its figures its Pontiacs cost one cent less per mile to oper ate than any other lowpriced six you trade 11 in Charles Weyher Sarah Casey M IS Campbell Gordon Gibbs Marguerite Linfor F U Nelson and L C Little tield all of Clarion Gus NissenL Collins Nyaco Poolman Henry Cole man i George Emil Tiaeger all of Belmond Edna Sheldon A C Rietz and Frank Drury of Rowan Earl Nel son and H C Wiser of Goldfield Herman Damerow and Mildred Ray Stevens of Grant Dan Will and Gene McCormick of Troy Toe R Norcross of John Jotten Thomas White Frank Kreitlaw Niohols and near Clarion Chris Larnmers R C Tudor Ilo Ben Riutcr farmers Elects Officers CLARION Oct the regu lar meeting of the Clarion Commer cial club on Friday the following officers were elected for the coming year F J McCoy president D C Young vice president P N Scott treasurer George Richards C H Crowe J H Ramsay O E 7Ic Galiey and E W Larson directors 01 jtioimes tor amerow an Mldred and the First National fJacobsoh of Dows Anna Benson bank building in Eagle Grove to 1 Carrie Calla ami C S Tliomas or Robinson and Corliss for 14000 Dayton Harry Charlcsworlh ami The last named sale is subject to the approval of the court all others having been approved In tie safe of the Citizens State bank build ing the onestory building in the Tear now occupied by the post office Is included Depositors have to date been paid 45 per cent of their deposits and it Is reasonable to suppose that a further payment of perhaps 15 per cent eventually Citizens of Clarinda Ballot on Extension of City Gas Franchise CLARINDA Oct 14 of Clarinda led by housewives went to the polls today to decide whether Clarinda shall have gas for cooking and heating The city never hashad gas serv ce altho 24 years agora franchise for the sale and distribution of gas was granted by the city council to the Lee Electric company The franchise still in force altho never exercised expires next year and voters today will decide whether a new franchise shall begranted the CentralStates Electric company at ts expiration I VELVET PRESSES JL N a seahon that glorifies elegance feniininity softness and that places stress upon the dra matic silliouctte it is inevi table that velvet should be first choice Here are velvet dresses thai portray pictur esque notes of Patis fashion Princess lines higher waist lines longer skirts Autumn colors rich blacks these are but a few of the high lights of this new Fall collec tion Yon saye rtth a Pontiao wherfyou are ready for a new car The demand for used Pontiacs always exceeded the avail able supply And that means that you save on your Pontiac Six even on the day you trade it in A car iVhich combines auch amaz ing economy with all of Pontiacs additional desirable qualities must command your attention Come in to aee and drive the Pontiac Big Six BIG SIX OF GEN E R A L MO TO R 8 tM to tMSfeb fontUc Mich pita JfUnry eharfft iprtnf cotttt ani Lcrtjay rifular it lUfhc tttra dsil Fmymtnt PItn acall at minimum o b JOHN GALLAGHER 2527 JfldSfS E Oakland and Pontfac Motor Car and DRAKE BROS Crystal Lake la N O OUVERSCW Fertile iL HpCKETT MOTOfl CO Osage Ia Phone 1567 Former Residents of Humboldt Form Group HXTiTBOLDT Oct aew organization recently formed in Des Moines is Unown aa the Hurntoldt county picnic association The pur pose of the association is to pro vide a method of holding a reunion for thB former Humboldt county citizens residing in the vicinity of Des Moines The officers include chairman P A Welch former su perintendent of the Humboldt pub lic school secretary Van Stoddanl1 sou ofthelate Frank Stoddard formerly of Renwlck and Humboldt chairman of program committee Allan A Herrick sou of Mr and Mrs Fred Finn here a former Hum boldt student and former ney of Estherville Livermore Franchise Is Granted to Northwestern Bell Telephone Company HUirBOLDT Oct 14 THhB Northwestern Bell Telephone com pany won Jn tho special election Voi Thursday with votes against 111 when the question submitted to the voters was the question of granting a 25 year franchise and authorizing the company to occupy streets and other public places for thepurpose of conducting a telephone and lele rraph service CloggedPores and Pimples are tto longer excusable because it ia to eaay to get rid of blemishes by tie diily use of Rwino Soap and Oint ratnt The soap gently cleanaca tJia temovea he impurities the ointmentBaotfies theirritated spots and quickly teals them Try this treat ment will be delighted vrith the results Then use Resinol Soap daily to Iceep your akin clear and At all druggists FREE Teu oi ci F nXC Resinol MORTGAGE LOANS WANTED The Mason City Building and Loan association have funds available for sortie good small first mortgage loans If you are desirous of a loan call the undersigned A VE Mason City Building and Loan Assoeiatiou 47 years of In tiresge Building DIRECTORS Wolf Mier Clough R p Beck J W Sale AR OBrien Dr S AMarkley J E E Webster Ben Garvey J F Bagley W p C Mason Dr Clark E W Steinberg H J BIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMII ;