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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 16, 1933, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE OCTOBER 16 1933 JE REDDING DIES IN WEST Former Clothing Merchant at Rockwell Succumbs at Long Beach Word has been received by local relatives of the death of J B Red ding at his home in Long Beach Cal Mr Redding was known in Mason City and In Rockwell where he was engaged for a number of years In the clothing business Besides his widow he leaves five children and three brothers Will of Oakland Gal Charles of Salem Ore and Toni of Garner Iowa and two sisters Elizabeth and Mary Redding 412 East State street USAGE MAN DIES OF BLOOD POISON Succumbs in Local Hospital Funeral at Lutheran Church Wednesday Martin Olson 66 Osage garage man died In a Mason City hospital Sunday morning from the effects of blood poison in an Inured hand hand Funeral services will be held at the Lutheran church at Osage at 3 oclock Wednesday afternoon with the Rev T T Solem in charge Mr Olson was born near Rudd April 24 1867 and married Miss Martha Gulbrandson at Neroa 39 years ago They lived for 15 years on a farm in Floyd county anc then moved to a farm east of Osage following which they settled 5n Osage Mr Olson is survived by three sons Allert who operates the farm Myron who lives in Osage and Roy who Is a student at Iowa State college at Ames and two daughters Mrs Roy Funk Oaage and Mrs Frank Brady Atkinson Clear Lake HELEN HENDRICKS News Editor Residence Phone 810W i T OFFICE PHONE No 239 LEE DEWIGGINS Circulation and Advertising Residence Phone 67 Fire Starts From Wires Leading to Neon Window Sign The window of the United Finance corporation office 8 First street northwest was cracked and the top part shattered when s wood brace caught fire during the rain Sunday night from a abort in wires that led to a Neoa sign At gclocX the alarm was turned intotUellftcai We station When the department scene of the fire the window had been cracked and the wood was burning The fire waa confined to the window Services Held for Mrs Van Horn at Flat Creek Church Funeral services for Mrs Louis Van Horn 22 who died Saturday at the farm home of her parents Mr and Mrs Adolph Schrader were held at the Schrader residence Monday at 1 oclock Services were and Max Paulson also held at the Flat Creek church Burial was made In the Flat Creek church cemetery six miles east and two miles south of Rockfbrd The MINETTETOBE LEAD IN SHOW 150 Cast Prepare for Presentation Oct 18 and 19 CLEAR LAKE Oct rehearsal for the production The Worlds All Right ah hilarious comedy of life in a radio broadcast Ing station featuring 150 prominent local people will be held Tuesday night The play will be given to the public under the auspices of the Community buildingassociation Wednesday and Thursday evenings E R Boyles absence from town made it necessary to give the lead ing role of Jimmy Waddell to Vin cent Mlnette who has starred in other shows of this type Have Leading Roles Other leading roles will be taken by Dorothy Paul as Jane Jimmys sweetheart Verne Jensen as the office boy Forde Lee as Dlnkel pickle factory owner Helen De Wiggins as Gertie Green Mrs Arleigh Eddy as Melody Miss the Rev B W Riner aa reader C A Pease as Skipper Erickeon and Burt Ballard as the one minute sepaker Men in the hill billy character sketch are O J King Clark Bran son Arnold Moeller Ed Rich Har ry Bland Donald Bell Shirley Stan field C A Bouline Bob Davis Har ry Young Stanley Smith and Mr Kllbourne Tableau Planned Principals in the stars and stripes tableau are Ted Witter Lee De Wiggins Annamae Jensen W F Ostrander Dr R A Winkle J C Buttleman C A Pistor Jim Sch neck and Helen Hendrlcks The personnel of the girls chorus Jane McMullen Elolse Sandry Winifred Sandry Molly Lyons Ber nice Wallace Howardine Walrod Table Thomas Geraldine Wass Maxlne Christenssn Merle Fergu son Izetta Bacon Catherine Porter Neva Harding Helen Walrod Doro thy Dolley and Evangeline Gardner In Choruses Cherie Whitney Marguerite John son Emma Larson and Mary Chap man are In the colonial dance Mem bers of the sunshine chorus are Grace Sutcliffe Elizabeth Gardner Ellen OBrien Catherine OBrien Wilroa Weatherly Jeaaette Wilson Margaret East itathryn Maabn BerniceYBrox Marlon Peters on Balis Conlbear Gladys Lewis D bris Jensen Betty Wass Gretchen Mil ler Gertrude Pals Esther OBrien Cedil Edwards Dahne Carr Mar jorie Neal Marjorie Floy Margaret Hollatz Jeanne Levisay and Ade line Sutcliffe MembferS of the veated choir are Esther Jacobson Elsie Jacobson Elizabeth Ann Branson Emmabelle Thomas Ellen OBrien Elizabeth Hughes Esther OBrien Irma Peter son Lois Peterson Darlene Rice Marion EHasen Maxtae Fox Gene vleve Estergard Cathryn OBrien Lillian Sanders George Milne Syd Thompson Waiter Haljsman C R Wood Dudley Baldrldge Bob Biesa Laker Recalls Hearing LincolnDouglas Debate Cole Says Lincoln Rev William H Spence pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church of Mason City was in charge of the services Mata Schrader was born Dec 26 1910 at Marble Rock She is sur vived by her husband Louis who lives on a farm near Greene one infant son Allen Adolph and her parents and one slater Mrs Frank Gauthier in Hayrack Depicting Railsplitter CLEAR LAKE Oct A J Cole South Second street is one of the few In this vicinity who re members seeing Abraham Lincoln and attending the LincolnDouglas debata in 1858 He was six years old and accompanied his father and five brothers on a 12 mile trip from Irish Grove over the plains to Free port HI I remember well seeing Lincoln arrive In a hayrack all dusty and dirty from the trip over the plains he stated There was a big log de picting Lincoln as a rail splitter on the wagon As a contrast Stephen A Douglas arrived in a beautiful carriage drawn by six fine horses Talked to Crowd Lincoln talked to the crowd at the Brewater house where a recep tion waa held for the two Lincoln who was then running for U S senator against Douglas sttod free rights of people of each new state to be added to the union When he made the responsive ad dress to the mayors welcome he stood a head taller than anyone else there He pulled out a red bandana handkerchief and wiped the dust from his face and brow Thea he put his tall black hat between hia legs stooped down the height of others and greeted the crowd When he picked up his hat later it was broken He placed his red bandana on hia head and the tail of it stuck out of the break in his hat he con tinued Met Teddy Roosevelt Another highlight in Dr Coles career is the time he met Theodore Roosevelt in 1900 when he waa nom inated for president at the republi can convention at Chicago He ac companied former Cov John Ham mill of Brltt Roosevelt had six rooms on the floor of the Congress hotel where he held his meetings On one day Hammlll and Cole went with Stich Way brother of B C Way of Mason City and Tom Way of Des Moines who was one of the South Dakota delegates and met Teddy He remarked that Roossvelt rec ognized the two of them on the following day when they met with the Iowa delegation and called thein DB A J COLE Heard General IxjgHhTv Another outstanding personage whom he heard speak was Gen John A Logan who was chief under Ulysses S Grant In the Civil war He was senator from Illinois and turned from the democratic party to help Lincoln in his campaign Lo gan was the first president of the G A R and died shortly after the election of Lincoln Logan also at Freeport at thta time Clear Lake Calendar George Lamb Held on Driving Charge George Lamb 527 Twelfth street southeast was released on a 300 appearance bond in police court Monday morning with his case set for 4 oclock Monday afternoon be fore John C Shipley police judge Lamb was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated having driven his car into a parked car owned by Mr Dillon In front of 81P South Federal avenue Sunday night Harley Lamb 425 Third street southwest and Albert Elliott 425 Van Buren avenue southwest were arrested and charged with Intoxica tion Their cases were set for 4 oclock They were riding with Mr Lamb Not So Jury to Continue Probe of Canada Case ALGONA Oct Clyde Herring was unable to appear be fore the grand jury Monday which reconvened in the investigation of the case of James A Canada of Webster City charged with altera tion of public records and ths jury was dismissed until Tuesday Can ada is accused of having changed the party affiliation of Dennis Goed era member of the fish and game commission on the 1929 poll book Would SJiare Cost of Pauper Family DES MOINES Oct 16 recommendation for sharing the cost of supporting the Frank Downing pauper family today was placed by Governor Herring before officala of Allamakee county Joint support of the family by Iowa and Wisconsin was proposed by Asst Atty Gen Walter Maley and Governor Herr ing asked county officals if the Iowa county would pay its share Iowa Farmer Finds Gold Nugget Worth 1 588 on His Land MISSOURI VALLEY Oct 16 UP A gold nugget weighing 16 pennyweight has been reported found near Loveland by a farmer who refused to identify himself it was learned here today through V D Quackenbush Loveland gold buy er The farmer who explained that ho wouldnt tell who he wag be cause he didnt want trespassers digging up his farm said he found the nugget somewhere cast of Mis souri Valley in a gravel pit The nugget when assayed and refined brought Its refined T A meets at high school at P E O dinner at Mrs L E Ashland home Zion Lutheran Ladies Aid meets at church at 2 Star supper at Masonic temple 6 Home Talent play The Worlds All Right Lions club meets at Lions cafe at noon W C T U meets at Mrs Lewis Halverson home Division street club Hallo ween party St Margarets Guild with Mrs H Pethlck North Third street Home Talent play The Worlds All Right at Community build ing Twentieth Century guest tea at Leita Clausen home Daughters of Union Veterans meet at Mrs J F Charlesworth home N Lake vs Lake Mills football game Lions field HlLo Bridge club Halloween party at Albert Chriatenaen home Suffers Fractured Hip GREENE Oct Morrill veteranof the Civil war more than 90 years of age left by taxi Friday night for Hampton where he was to take a train and expected to spend the winter with a daughter He fell at Hampton and fractured his hip and is in the hospital there weight was pennyweight It was rumored to be the largest of several pieces found Quackenbush said he planned a survey of the areas in which the nugget was sad to have neon found in order to determine whether it has possibilities of further finds He added that geologists had admitted the possibility of gold being found in hills in Harrison and Potta wattamie counties John Bucknam Dies at Home in Osage OSAGE Oct Allenaon Bucknam 78 died at his home here Saturday night as result of a stroke of paralysis Legion Golf Club to Hold Dance at Lake CLEAR LAKE Oct The members of the American Legion golf community goll course plan to hold a dance at the Clear Lake Country club Monday evening Duke Richardaon and hia band will furn Ish the music The card party ached uled for members on the same eve nlng has been postponed A new type of radio was recently Lake Missing Man Is Found at Mason City CLEAR LAKE Oct Johnson South Fourth street wh has been missing for the past tw months was located and arrestei by Mason City police Saturday nigh and turned over to John W Beery local police Charges of wife deser tlon were filed and in justice cour Monday morning before C E Ash land he was released on a bond o and the hearing continued fo 30 days Air Hneg in the United State flew nearly 20000000 miles trans tested In a tnoway communication 1 porting 235000 passengers the firs test inNew Jersey I half of 1933 CLEAR LAKE BRIEFS Smart new dresses and coats just arrived at Oluf T Hansens Word has been received In Clear Lake of the death of Mrs L O Uross of Des Moines She has spent her summers in a cottage at P M mrk for the past number of years Mr and Mrs Myron Stephensen have vacated the C E Geist cottage and moved into the Mrs Jessie Etzel home Jefferson street for the winter Piano lessons Ralph Geer at Hear Lake high school Tuesdays Mr and Mrs John McDonnell and on returned to Des Moineg after pending the weekend with Mrs VlcConnelPs parents Mr and Mrs A Stephensen South Second treet The McConnells plan to move to Topeka Kans in the near uture Miss Minnie Lenning left Satur ay night for Palo Alto Cal where he Will be employed a9 housekeeper or Mrs A H Latimer this winter group of friends held a party for er Saturday afternoon Miss Lola Smith spent the week nd with her parents iMrt and Mr s ahaSmith 3eifferson street She s a teacher the Belmond schools A H Whitney took his grandson ack to Cedar Rapids where Jack ill accompany his father Mr iVhitney to their home in Quincy 11 Mrs Whitney who has been ill s much Improved Mr and Mrs Emerson Decker ave moved from their cottags on he north shore to Mason City Mr and Mrs E B McClure and randson of Kansas City Mo spent he weekend In Clear Lake with Mrs McClures mother Mrs Eva Butcher and sisters Mrs Joe ower and Mrs Alice DeWigglns Mrs Butcher and Babe Byars dughter of Mr and Mrs Joe Byars outh shore accompanied them to City Miss Amber Blown who is em loyed as stenographer at Forest iiity spent the weekend with her parents Mr and Mrs E E Brown M C Rydson and T L Sears vho are working at Sumner spent he weekend in Clear Lake Mr and Mrs H S Hushaw and amlly returned Monday from Chi cago where they visited the Century f Progress exposition over the weekend Mr and Mrs Paul Pattschull and son Lowell Camp Grounds Mr and Mrs Dale Pattschull Mason City attended the funeral of Mrs Paul PattschuUs mother Mrs Llna heilig at Charles City Sunday Mrs Ghellig lived in her cottage on he Camp Grounds each summer for number of years prior to two years ago O J Korem South Second street is expected to return Wednesday from Chicago where he IB trans acting business and visiting his son Dr C R Rorem Mr and Mrs M P Hughes made a business trip to Chicago this weekend Mr and Mrs Maynard YeaUe anc family Kanawha spent Sunday the George Baldrldge home South Fourth street Mrs Ellen Stukenberg of Milwau kee was dinner guest Sunday of Mrs O J Rorem South Second street She plans to vacate the Blue bird cottage at Bayslde this week and go to Webster City to spend the winter with her sister Mrs W W Fearce Mr and Mrs Arthur Deiblor anc daughter Audrey visited Sunday with relatives In Kanawha Dr Jane Wright and her commit tee will serve a dinner for the East em Star at 6 oclock Wednesday night at the Masonic temple Mr and Mrs Peter Anderson an children visited at Minneapolis ove the weekend and attended the Pur dueMinnesota football game Don Smokntnd returned thl weekend from Minneapolis wher Relatives Entertained at Dinner at Lake Club CLEAR LAKE Oct and Mrs W H Ward entertained a rroup of relatives at a 7 oclock inner at the Clear Lake Country lub Sunday night The group in luded Mr Wards mother Mrs iVill McCord of Boacobel Wis and rother Frank Ward Mason City Jr and Mrs Dan Wendel Thorn on and Mr and Mrs Wayne Van Tote of Mason City man Kassebaum motered Saturday vening to Arlington Nebr for a ouple of weeks with the for parents Mr will also assistwith cornhusltlng while there PARK THEATER Monday Night Clandette Colbert In Torch Singer Tues Wed Ralph Bellamy with Mae Clarke in Parole Girl Thurs Frl Goodbye Again visited his father F O Smok tad Mr and Mrs Leiter Afortez and amily of Kenaett spent Sunday at he George Kabrick home Crane treet Dr and Mrs A A Joslyn and amlly have returned to their home n East Main street after spending fie past two weeks at their cottage Uncle Toms Cabin at Oakwood Mr and Mrs J J Braheny enter alned members of the five hundred Iub at their home on West North treet Sunday evening Daughters of Union Veterans will meet at the Mrs J F Charlesworth home East Main street Thursday evening at Mrs E W Winnie will serve refreshments Judge and Mrs J J Clark South Second street vacated their cottage Jonday and took an apartment at 16V4 First street northwest Mason Mrs Merkel to Talk to ParentTeachers Organization at Lake CLEAR LAKE Oct irst regular meeting of the Parent Teachers asociation will be held Tuesday afternoon at oclock it the high school Mrs A A foslyn is chairman of the program committee Mrs O A Merkel chair man of the P T A council at Ma son City will speak to the group on the work of the P T A A group of children from first grade taught by Mrs Homer Briar vill have a part on the program as vill the fourth grade children from Jiss Norma Olsons room of the Main building Visit at Arlington LATIMERMr and Mrs Her Funeral Service Held for Adam Hodgkinson Davies and Kratz in Charge of Services Held at Patterson Home Funeral services for Adam G Hodgkinson 81 were held Monday afternoon at the Patterson funeral home with the sermon by the Rev George K Davies of the First Pres byterian church and the prayer by the Rev D L Kratz of the Church of Christ C B Letts sang The Nearer the Sweeter and Only Remember Pallbearers were Ab Grove Silas Dedroff William Strike Duncan McCollock Cecil Laydon and Lewis Mblne Burla was made in the Elm wood cemetery Mr Hodgkinson who 49 years ago started a truck garden on the plot which is now Grand View ad dition of the city died Thursday night after having undergone treat ment in a local hospital since Sept 26 ADAM Q HODGKINSON PROGRESS TOLD BY DR RATHE Great Strides in Medicine Described by Physician From Waverly Progress which has been made in internal medicine in the past cen tury was sketched by Dr H W Rathe of Waverly in an address Monday noon to the Rotary club in Hotel Hanford The Century of Progress which has featured scien tific developments has brought achievements of the past century foremost in the mind of the public Dr Rathe stated There has been greater progress in medicine In the past half cen tury than any other century Dr Rathe declared From magic and mysticism has developed scientific medicine The average life span has been greatly increased Full credit is due the bacteriologist and pathologist for providing the largest parts of this progress Incidents Are Described Dr Rathe then told a series of incidents leading to medical dis coveries of special significance He told how Dr Beaumont in a Michi gan fort studied activities the stomach after a patient lived with a hole In his side The work in bac teriology of a famous German Dr Koqh who was scorned by his own teachers and fellow practitioners was described Work of Pasteur was also de scribed Dr Rathe sketched the of curative serums and aald some of them have not been as ef fective as the profession would like but much progress has been made Studies in various diseases which have led to progress were also de scribed Body Fluids Studied e Dr Rathe said that body fluids are now being studied and tests are being made of organs which should be revealingin character The un known is still greater than thn known he concluded but much progress is being made to relieve the suffering of humanity from disease Guests were Leonard Racker E H Krome and Walter G Voccks Waverly Ralph E Martin of Dav enport and Ralph Ward THREE IN PILEUP A car driven by Lillian Busick 120 First street northwest ran off the pavement on Nineteenth street southwest Sunday night about 10 oclock As the car skidded across the road two other cars became In volved Ina general pileup A car driven by Roy Henderson Belmond was damaged CALL FOR STATE TAX COMMISSION Brookings Institution Would Add to Duties of Board of Review DES MOINES Oct 16 pansion of the duties of the state board of assessment and review to centralize the state tax admin istration under one body is recom mended in a previously unpublished section of the Brookings institution report Copies of the section were made public today Under the proposal the board of assessment and review would be renamed the state tax commission The report of the institution sum marizes the proposed new duties as follows Administer All Taxes In connection with the admin istrative reorganization of the state government the administration of the gasoline cigarct beer inheri tance and estate taxes now placed with the state treasurer the admin istration of the motor vehicle license tax now placed with the secretary of state the administration of the motor carrier tax now placed with the board o railroad commissioners and the administration of the oleo margarine now placed with the de partment of agriculture should be transferred to the state tax commis sion If and when the insurance prem ium taxes are revised as previously recommended their administration should be transferred from the in surance department to the proposed state tax commission Rules Property Levy The present board of assessment and review now has supervision oC the property tax assessment Recommendation of the proposed changes is dependent upon the state interim committee headed by Will F Riiey of Des Koines which is studying the report The institution recommended the consolidated administration of state taxes on the ground that it would make possible consolidation of in spection forces unified authority increased efficiency and opportun ity for comprehensive study PAYS FOR LIFE PROTECTION Even If You Are Past 55 The National Security ABsn 10 So La Salle SI Suite 550 Dopt lOiA Cnicago Illinois is offering lo men women and children between the ages of 10 and 75 a new Lite Protection Membership Certificate without medical examination for SI which pays fot death any cause 2000 lo Jor accidental death SESTD NO MOj JUat your name age name ot beneficiary and a Lire Certificate fully made out in bbaent to you tor 10 pays Free Inspection NO AGENT WILJL lo only to put your proiecUon tii force for ahdut 3c a day It not yJu owe nothing OFFER LIMITED So write today UNBELIEVABLE but TRUE DO YOU KNOW that this highly enlightened are millions of people who never heard of toothpaste millions who never saw a fountain pen and wouldnt know what it was if they saw it who never tasted ginger ale or owned a flashlight millions of women who never heard of a permanent boys and girls who wouldnt know a tennis racket from a basketball Unbelievable but true And why Just because in the remote places where these people live there are no newspapers and folks seldom if ever see a magazine Contrast this with your standards of elec tric clock on your mantel an electric refrigerator in your kitchen a vacuum cleaner colorful draperies modish clothing of fine fabrics foods carefully prepared for you by great manufacturers shoes and hats in the latest then say a great big Thank you for ad vertising Without advertising you would be living in a past gen eration Listening openmouthed to the stories of some wayfarer with tales of radios telephones furniture cos metics silk underthings he had seen in his travels Read the advertisements Always there is something new always something of interest always something to save you money time or trouble ;