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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 27, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Home Newspapei Masosi Citys Oct 1830 Kernahan visitation evangelism campaign Oct 28 3D ana county examinations in courthouse as sembly room Nov and Son weel sponsored by Y M C A in co operation with churches lodges service clubs and Y M C A boys clubs Nov Miles editor of Iowa Legionaire to give Arm istice day address T fellowship and fnembership banquet at Y W C A at oclock Masom City Hats c b FREE with order Ph 776 Conllu Cleaners Care of children eve 2266J Young men if you want a Good Room where you can have a shower bath why not try the Y M C A1 Special at new metallic boude and Chenille turbans Loftus Hat Shop Andrew C Anderson granted divorce from Mrs Pattie Anderson M nday on the grounds of desertion The decree was granted by Judge M H Kepler Ford 13 plato battery with 14 months guarantee and your old battery Schukei Motor Co Halloween Carnival Uance Cliff Mandy orchestra Mason City Ar mory Thursday Oct 29 Gents SOc Ladies 25c Drum Corps sponsoring Birth certificates have been filed in the office of the clerk for Jean Lee child of Mr and Mrs Harold JaMes McPeak 629 East State street born Oct 13 and Marilyn Jeanne daughter of Mr and Mrs Clarence Wilbur Miller Mason City born Oct 13 Extra special at Wed S dm fur felt hats Veil free with each Loftus Hat Shop 1 ant to hoy a used set of fflly House Write j27 Globe te Fresh dressed pen fattened tur keys 30c Ib Mason City Hatchery William P Harrington son of Mr and Mrs Will Harrington 103 Sec ond street southwest who was in jured In an automobile accident tSjf week Is improving He suffered bruises when the steering vi Iheel of the car he was driving be Aoame detached from the rod which Miplds it andthe car went into the ditch and turned over twice Benefit card party Thursday Oct 29 P G E auditorium Play starts at 8 p m Adm 25c Spon sored by Ladies of Mooseheart Legion Get a genuine Harrison hotwater heater any make car only installed Enjoy tropical weather the year round Reserve storage space now in the only completely modern equipped fireproof onestop garage in Northern Iowa Firestone tires batteries and brake lining Brewer Tire and Battery Co Ph 23S1 Always open IVe carry a complete line of Ford heaters fan type hot air or hot water Schukei Motor Co TUESDAY OCTOBER 27 1931 Mason City News on This Page W CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank our many rela tives neighbors and friends for their kind assistance and sympathy i given us during the illness and j death of our beloved daughter and 1 sister Mrs Emma Leer and Family Gcd 160 acre farm for reiit on shares Located about 16 miles from Mason City Must have references Phonu 134 Kresge Bldg DrRWShuItzDO PILES Hemorrhoids NonSurgical Treatment Other Rectal Conditions Intestinal Stasis Consti pation Specific Treatment Write for feooklet Rooms 218 219 220 First Natl Bank Bldg Office Phone 842 Res Hotel Hanford Phone 2MO CHANGE IN BANK SYSTEM SEEN AS CERTAIN TO COME Neville of Bank Group Tells Junior Chamber to Watch Congress Action We are on the eve of one of the greatest changes in banking In the history of the nation declared James E Neville Minneapolis sec retary of Northwest Bancorpora tion who addressed the Junior Chamber of Commerce at the Y M C A Monday evening Just what this change will be no one knows but every person who has any interest in public affairs should keep in touch with1 every bit of information on the thot now fore most in public life that a problem must be met said Mr Neville who prophesied that the banking question would be bound to come to a head in the next congress as one of the greatest issues before it Young men of today were born nto things more or less as they are while older men have seen many changes take place in manner of liv ing and in the structure of business and wonder just what will happen in the next 10 or 20 years Bank Sysiem Unchanged The banking system of this country is one thing that has re mained almost without change since 1S64 when the national bank act was passed and the establishment o a new plan is imminent The on fundamental change has been th feelers Vescrvc act which follower a currency panic in actua scarcity of money The Aldrich bili suggestinga central bank lackec popular favor but it and other sug gestions led to the present act which makes it possible for a bank mem her of the federal reserve sstem to rediscount its notes and receive federal reserve notes thus making another such shortage almost im possible Mr Neville noted that the Canad ian and English banking system provide for a centralized system Which permits the small town man to do business with one of a few great national banks which extern their branches thruout the nation This plan he added has always been viewed with distrust in the United States Change Is Pending We grew up under a plan of the unit bank probably because this country has always been ono where every man had the opportunity of individual expression A change i now impendingin banking however and the problem is How can we give adequate service in banking to com munities too small in population and wealth to support a bank Quoting John W Pole comptroller of currency as saying the present emergency marks the breakdown of the rural credit system Mr Neville characterised this assertion as too severe He said however that there is undoubtedly a background of distress which necessitates a change m system Backgroundof Distress Mr Neville took from the federal reserve records statistics showing the great number of bank failures m the ninth federal reserve dis trict including Minnesota and the Dakotasand in Iowa an area which has contained the greatest number of small unit banks each depending on an extremely small population in North Dakota in 1920 a population so small that there was a bank for every 788 persons as compared with a bank for every 12315 persons in Massachusetts When congress takes up the banking question some persons be lieve a regional or partial I ranch banking system will be proposed said Mr Neville No one knows what will be done he added but I believe that whatever the solu tion consideratio will be given to a plan of group banking Outstanding Examples As outstanding examples of group banking systems Mr Neville cited the Northwest Bancorporation and the First Bank Stock corporation both midwest and northwest insti tutions which he said allow the unit bank to retain its individuality but band It and others together in for greater strength Group banking has already gone a long way toward stabilizing con ditions was Mr Nevilles claim And this section is the best part of the United States as statistics prove alto it is difficult to convince farmers and the businessmen of the midwest that it is possible for the farming section to be the most prosperous during a depression Are on Bottom Only the most egotistic person would attempt to foretell what is going to happen in the near future said Mr jNevjIle He said he be lieved however that we are now on the bottom and quoted E W Decker president of Bancorpora tion and on the board of President Hoovers national credit corpora tion as saying I believe the na tional credit corporation will later be found to have marked the turn Ing point Mr Neville pointed out that the prestige of tho credit corporation In Paso 11 Crtlimn i Laborer Injured in Fall Into Bin of Hot Cement Izburico Arozco a laborer at the Lehigh Portland Cement company plant received severe burns when he fell into a bin of hot cement ear ly Tuesday morning His ankles right arm and feet were injured The man was taken to Park hospital where physicians said his condi tion was not considered critical SUCCESS EVIDENT KERNAHAN DRIVE Dr C 0 Morong Meets With Visitation Workers at Y M C A Success in the Kernahan visitation evangelism campaign now under way in Mason City seemed certain asreports were given at the first dinner conference of workers served in the Y M C A dining hall Mon day evening With less than half of the more than 400 workers turning in complete reports there were more than 200 who had been won to Christ and the church during the first day of the work Dr C O Morong director during his week spoke briefly to the workers listing some of tho more common excuses given by persons for their nonmembership in the church A few individuals from each church were asked to report any in teresting circumstances that they had encountered in the work and much interest was created as one after another told of some peculiar circumstances relating to the win ningof some person or family to Christ The consensus expressed bv leaders of the various participating churches was that the result of thin work in Mason City would be tho greatest religious benefit that has come to the city in many years Special emphasis is being made to unite families where they have here tofore been divided in their church allegiance and to win persons in those homes where some are already Christian in the attempt to makb for a more solid religious life in the homfaqf the city The meetingclosed shortly after 7 oclock and the workers went out again to spend the evening in visita tion among those whose preference has been stated for that particular church 1 Reports of the work done Mon day evening and all day Tuesday will be made at the second of tho dinner conferences scheduled for the Y M C A Tuesday evening at Ministers of tho churches were scheduled to meet for dinner with Dr Morong in the Y M C A at Tuesday jgf from Sencys Diumoad specials the lt 33 50 T ASK OCSt RAY SENEV LAST TERM HERE Grand Jurors for October Term Discharged Without Any Work to Do The grand jury for the October term was impaneled by udge M H Kepler in the district court Tues day morning but was discharged1 al most immediately for the reason that all criminal cases had been dis posed of on county attorneys infor mations Since the adjournment of the Sep tember session of the grand jury 15 district court prosecutions have come up and district court informa tions were filed by County Attor ney Roe Thompson in all of these cases Eleven of these pleaded guilty Informations Filed Monday afternoon the county at torney filed informations against Everett tawder on the charge of driving while intoxicated and Harry Turner on the charge of unlawful transportation of intoxicating liq uors and one other case of unlawful possession of intoxicatingliquor Lawder was arrested by a deputy sheriff on North Federal avenue Oct 23 Turner also was taken into custody by a member of the sheriffs office The following were impaneled ns grand jurors J C Davenport Cleat Lake D J Dougherty Dougherty B P Emmert Mason City Leo Hitzhusen Cartersville E F Ma son Swalcdale Luther Nutty Cleai Lake and Theodore Wendell Mescr vey Mr Wendell was chosen fore man The jury met and decided there were no matters to consider and were then discharged Signed Injunctions Judge Kepler also signed injunc tion decrees enjoining Lyle Murl Frank Kercs John Monahan Theo dore Olson and P C Vieland from further violatioa of the state liquor laws All of these hau been couvictet in the district court and given jai sentences or fines The last three were sentenced Saturday each one getting a sentence of three months and a 5300 fine and were committed to jail for a six months period as they were unable to pay the fines Judge Kepler made an assign ment of cases Monday afternoon setting equity cases for both this and the following week and law and criminal cases starting Monday Nov 2 when the jury is scheduled to assemble Following is the assignment Equity discs Thursday Oct 29 at 9 a m Trettin et al vs National Clay Products company Friday Oct 30 at 9 a vs Central Trust company Monday Nov 2 at p Christensen vs McClelland et al Wednesday Nov 4 at 9 a Lookingland vs Lewis and Andrew Receiver vs Behr Law Cases Monday Nov 2 at 10 a Howe vs Realty Development cor poration Wednesday Nov 4 at 9 a Stoner vs Hutzell Mennenga vs First National bank of Dougherty and Butts vs Brych Thursday Nov 0 at D a Look vs Equitable Life Assurance society Patrick vs McMahon Shell service station First National bauic vs Larson and Levinson vs Hager man Monday Nov 9 at p State of Iowa vs Paul Brown and Walter Administratrix vs Mars ton GRAND JURY Clear Lake Country Club Friday Night Oct 30 MUSIC BY CLIFF MANDY SPEC1AI VAUDEVII10 ACTS No admittance without previous reservations JOVEU COIMJ3 American Legion Annual Halloween MASQUERADE DANCE Mason City Armory Saturday Night Oct 31 Kellys Harp Orchestra of OsagD will fur nish music Prizes Best Man 5 Best Lady Comedy Man Comedy Lady 5 Best of All ADMISSION 25c AS AIAVAYS with a box of Whitmans wonderful Chocolates and Confections The most deli cious candy up in the most intriguing wrap Stop in tonight and give her a pleasant surprise CIGAR STORES in the HOTEL HANFORD Mason City Iowa Police Hunt Man Who Forgot Artificial Leg WASHINGTON Oct 27 man who lost the bass drum had nothing on the fellow Washington police uere looking for today Their hunt was for the owner of an arti ficial leg found in the park behind the white house Submits to Operation ALEXANDER Miss Alvina Fitz was operated on Saturday for a ruptured appendix in the hos pital at Hampton Beet Seed Shipped From Germany for Sugar Industry Here Conditions in Germany have un dergone a considerable improve ment the last few weeks according to Gottfried Braune Bernburg Germany who arrived in Mason City a few days ago Mr Braune is here for the pur pose of negotiating with the Ameri can Beet Sugar company for the purchase of beet seed A large part of the seed used to grow beets in the United States is shipped here from Germany as conditions here are not conducive to beet seed breeding When I left Germany they were paying 15 per cent interest on money said Mr Braune That is a ruinous rate if it is to continue but we are expecting conditions to get better 1 FARRER CO Auto Painting Fender and Body Ilcpniring 300 Ninth St N E Phone 446 DELCO j BATTERY SERVICE Guide Lorn pi OotcoBoHerigt KLAXON NEW DIPAK1URZ HYATT HARRISON Delco Radio CENTRAL BATTERY ELECTRIC CO This is a buyers market Buy now and take Advantage of low prices VISIT OUR USED CAR SALESROOM 115 B STATE ST 1931 Ford Coupe New car used a few SAVE 1 Wfcks Fan heater and tiro lock carries new car gimruntce Cant tell It from new 1930 Chevrolet 6 Coach very iits 1 Karl Keen trunk good motor a real buy 1930 Chevrolet 6 Coupe 0001 onBn tires and finish excellent Conic in mid try it 1930 Ford Tudor Black perfect In every xvuy used about u year tj jimr to run us good us new See this one today 1930 Ford Sport Phaeton very wheels and tires Corst new CAUD OF THANKS We wish to thank our many friends neighbors Rebekah lodge and J C Penney company employes for their many kindnesses expres sions of sympathy and beautiful floral tributes extended us during the illness and death of our beloved wife and Joved one Mr C H KIinetob Mr and Mrs Fred Wegencr and Family v depository for your surplus funds All funds secured by first mortgages on homes If you have money to invest see us Mason City Building and Loan Association K A rOTTEH Secretary PHONE 121 Under Scucys Jewelry Store Open biiturdiiy Evenings 7 to There Is No Substitute for Safety BLACK HAWK CA Big 111 Lump WG PHONE Internal Medicine Physical Therapy Skin Diseases RN Renter MD Above Aowberrys S Federal 3880 Kes 2500 Valuable as Supplementary Treatment for Lumlmgo Sclutlcu Arthritis Neuritis mcl Oilier Conditions PINE WILL LOAN YOU On furniture nutos livestock personal property or anything ot value to persons who have steady employment LOANS UP TO SS09 Pny buck in monthly installments LOANS MADE SAME DAY OF APPLICATION 1930 Ford Sport Roadster u n smt 0 whueta A special Job 1929 Whippet 6 Coach Tan original fin ish runs ditnclv it today 1929 Ford COUPC Cleannst car of Ihis typo jj in Iowa Runs perfect 1929 Ford Coupe pcrfc Urown pood engine O K 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