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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 25, 1933, Mason City, Iowa TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Phillips Ceda Falls Methodist Pastor CEDAR FALLS Sept Rev A W Phillips was assigned to the Cedar Falls Methodist pastorate at the lowaDes Moines conference yesterday One bushel of wheat will produce 426 pounds of flour sufficient for 62 onepound loaves of bread GlyCas Is the Best Medicine of Them All Declares Mason City Lady Dieted For Years Rheuma lism Kidney Trouble Caused Suffering Too Now Feeling Fine Lauds GlyCas GlyCas shows amazing power to gret to the root of the trouble caus ing awful stomach kidney bowel blood troubles rheumatism and neurities Is it any wonder this new MRS HATTIE A KIRBY vegetable remedy with glycerine has become so quickly the most talked of and highly praised medi cine ever introduced in this section before People are quick to learn of a medicine with the advanced merit GlyCas it restores health when all else tried flatly fails For in stance read what Mrs Hattie A Kirby 310 East State St Mason City an old and highly respected resident of this city said recently to the GlyCas Man at Michaels Drug Co Never was there a medicine the equal of GlyCas she said I had tried everything it seemed but con tinued to grow worse Constipation indigestion had made life mis erable dieted continually hardly able to eat anything Then my kid neys made a good nights sleep im possible up two and three times ev ery night rheumatism settled over my body and always had those awful aches and pains with me But GlyCas was able to reach my stub born casie even if other medicines to help me Why in no time my bowels were regulated new I can rtat what I want never bothered after eating Kidneys in good condition sleep fine the whole night through and even all that aw ful rheumatism has gone entirely Without a doubt GlyCas is the most wonderful medicine of them all I never knewa medicine could do so much good For further in formation about GlyCas anyone can call me on phone number 7215 and I will be glad to tell hem of this new remedy GlyCas is sold by Michaels Drug Co 5 So Federal Ave and by all leading drug stores in surrounding towns SEPTEMBER 25 m 1933 EXPLORING THE HISTORY OF IOWA By JOHN ELY BRIGGS UNIT NO 1 HOW IOWA WAS DISCOVERED 4 To Learn About Stephen W Kearnys Explorations Before railroads and high ways were built the rivers were the best routes for travel It was natural therefore that the earliest explorers should learn first about the Iowa coun try bordering the Mississippi and Missouri rivers But the broad prairies of the interior which could not be reached by boat remained to be discovered by troops of mounted soldiers marching across country be tween military posts Probably no man saw and described more of Iowa land before it was settled than Ste phen W Kearny On three long expeditions in 1820 182426 and 1835 he carefully observed the surface of the country the kinds of plant and animal life and the different tribes of In dians Nothing escaped his watchful eyes Attached to the first expedition without mili tary duties he had a good op portunity to notice the country It was on July 2 1820 that 21 soldiers with an Indian guide and his squaw and papoose set out from Council Bluff Ne braska to discover a direct route between that post and Camp Coldwater at the mouth of the Minnesota River Having crossed the Missouri the party marched up the valley of the Boyer River then crossed the divide to the headwaters of the Soldier river where many elk were seen and thence to the Little Sioux Game was plentiful all the way Wolves foxes and other furbearing animals were ob served A few miles southwest of where the town of Peterson is now located Captain Kearny shot a large buffalo That eve ning the whole company feast ed on bison steak which Kearny liked better than our common beef Three days later they saw a herd of about 5000 buffaloes which they did not molest Kearny i was Amazed at the extent of open prairie with scarcely a trace of timber One day they traveled 59 miles without finding any wood The soil was generally good but water was scarce which con vinced the Captain that north west Iowa would never support more than a thinly scattered population Somewhere in the neighbor hood of the present site of Em metsburg the expedition cross ed the west fork of the Des EXPEDITION QE or EXPEDITION Or IBIS Theyre Coming With Yodel Guitars Saws N Everything A large aggregation of talent from the hills of Missouri Arkansas and Tennessee will be featured on the stage of the Palace theater be jtoning Wednesday to continue for three days They are Halton Pow ells famous Hill Billies and they will be seen in Barnyard Frolics a backwoods sensation starring 20 real mountain folks There are homefolks who sing and yodel the old time songs a flock of applecheeked girls conceded to be mountainstop dancers in America and 10 crazy mountain musicians who play guitars ban joes harmonicas handsaws fiddles and other instruments Included in the many feature spe MAP ADAPTED FROM THE PALIMPSEST Moines River Eastward through swamps and over roll ing prairies they wandered in search of a branch of the Min nesota River Great swarms of mosquitoes annoyed them al most beyond endurance About where Northwootl is now lo cated they crossed the north ern border of Iowa thence they marched to the Missis sippi at Lake Pepin and fol lowed the rivertp their des tination where they arrived on July 25 After three days of rest the party started down the Missis sippi in a big rowboat bound for St Louis On the way sev eral Indian villages in Iowa Dubuques lead mines and the ruins of old Fort Madison at tracted Kearnys attention In the course of about six weeks he traveled over 400 miles across the prairies of north western Iowa and along the en tire length of the eastern boundary Four years later he voyaged up the Missouri with General Atkinsons expedition and returned by the same route in 1826 thus exploring most of the western border Fifteen years after his march from Council Bluff to Camp Coldwater Kearny led three companies of dragoons mount ed soldiers on an 1100 mile ex ploration of the interior of Iowa On June 7 they started up the Des Moines River val ley By the time they reached the locality of Oskaloosa the prairie was red with ripe straw berries Turkeys grouse ducks and prairie chickens were plentiful and the streams were full of pickerel trout and cat fish Near the headwaters of the Skunk River they killed a few buffaloes After a month of hard rid ing Kearnys troopers reached the Mississippi near Lake Pe pin There they rested for two weeks held a council with some Sioux Indians and started homeward across what is now southern Minnesota At the Blue Earth River they turned south and followed the course of the Des Moines back to their post They arrived on August 19 all well and in good spirits ACTIVITY HINTS v 1 Trace the r o u t e s of Kearnys marches On a modern map of Iowa to see what cities and towns are now located near where he went 2 Explain to the class how the Iowa country must have looked to the dragoons nearly a hundred years ago 3 Read more about Kearny and his explorations of Iowa in the August 1932 number of The Palimpsest Fall Clothes Now Is the Time to Have Your Fall Suits Topcoats Heavy Coats Hats Made Ready for Fall We can regain the smartness color and sparkle to your last seasons clothes It pays to get real smart ness by having your garments thor oughly cleaned and pressed by us CALL 788 or 789 Dam Conquers Dangerous Rapids Above Davenport Consists of Series of are sat on a concrete aiu on tlie river bed Atop each pier is a power house with nn electrically driven motor which can raise its adjacent roller by use of a huge schain and cog wheels in six min utes As the rolled is raised water which it contained for ballast is Drums to Be Raised and Lowered By TOM HAWKINS DAVENPORT six million dollar dam with 11 steel roller gates stretched out across the broad Mississippi like a long train of oil cars has conquered the most dangerous stretch of river for navi gation Largest of its type in the world the structure is designed to bury under a sufficient depth of water a 15 mile stretch of tortuoua rapids above Davenport which government engineers who planned the nine foot channel from St Paul to St Louis termed the most difficult reach for navigation on the upper Mis sissippi river In the accepted sense the roller design isnt a dam at all Its a series of huge hollow steel drums which can be raised or lowered at will and which are filled with water when lowered Include Three Dnms Paradoxically the dam includes three dams because emergency har riers can be slipped In on both the upstream and downstream sidea of each roller to drydock it for repairs without impairing service Although 27 dams and locks arc included in the complete channel program 23 of to be constructed the one here was re garded as the most difficult hurdle because of the rapids Three of the 11 gates still to be swung into place before the job is complete but the dam was put into use this month during an unusually low water stage with the aid of a coffer dam at the Illinois slcle of the river Adjacent locks at the Illinois end nnd a two mile sea wall on the Iowa side were com pleted several months ago Joins With Locks The dam extends from the Iowa side 1200 feet diagonally ucstream to adjoin the dual locks on the Island of Hock Island 111 arsenal shore Eflch roller weighing1 220 Ions Is attached to a concrete pier The discharged to obtain buoyancy The rollers can pletely above the be raised corn surface cf the river or can be partially opened to allow discharge of water or Ice as is needed Will Prevent Freezing Each pier house also contains an electrical conduit leading to its roller to provide heat and prevent freezing of water at the dam throughout the winter Parallel to the dam is a steel bridge structure with tracks for moving an electric crane from one gates to th eother Should one of the rollers be damaged the crane will be used to lower a rectangular wooden slab into grooves provided for that purpose In the piers on the upstream side On the downstream side a similar bulwark system is provided so that a rollfir can be drydocked for repairs if stuck on the river bottom Bettendorf Estate Valued at Besides Insurance DAVENPORT Sept 25 estate of the late Joseph W Betten dorf nationally known industrialist of Bettendorf is valued at 58666 In a bill of appraisement filed in Scott county district court for Inheritance tax purposes This figure does not include pro ceeds of life insurance policies total ing which are payable to the widow Mrs Elizabeth Bet tendorf and which are not subject to tax Mr Bettendorfs holdings of 47 356 sharsc of stock In the Betten dorf company railroad shops and foundry are appraised at and comprise the bulk of the sched ule of personal property which ag gregates West Branch Farmer Killed When Hunting WEST BRANCH Sept 25 Cecil Paul 23 farmer 10 miles east of here was fatally wounded while squirrel hunting yesterday when a shotgun carried by his companion Vernon Werllng was accidentally discharged Werling was carrying the gun in the crook of his left arm and Paul was walking ahead The charge struck the youth in the back of the head and he died while en route to an Iowa City hospital His widow and one child survive Coroner Andrew McCormick pro nounced death accidental Lightning striking the home of L L Summers Massillon Ohio bent a nan filled with water How We Got That Way Wyatt Started THIS TtDrl SurHTMING WHICH OOVtBED AWOOKDWHEN THECflllHCHLl mwf town Of KW6 When you use Henkels Ready Mixed Concrete you neednt fear undue crack ing or crumbling Quality counts in concrete as well as everything else thats why its wise to Phone 2628 for your needs HENKEL CONSTRUCTION CO Phono 2626 625 nth St S E Barnyard Frolics to Have Mountain Folks th PILGRIMAGE IS RARE PRODUCTION Picture at Cecil Theater Combines Epic Sweep and Film Niceties The opening of Pilgrimage at the Cecil theater Monday marked the introduction of one of the most completely beautiful productions of recent months This Fox picture has the sweep of Cavalcade and the intimate niceties of State Fair Aud it combines these elements into a unity of entertainment that should be hard to surpass The story Is a simple one of a mother who runs through the ga mut of emotions as she breaks up one young romance and subsequent ly cements another She sends her only son to war and to his death to keep him from marrying the girl he loves The pilgrimage to France as a Gold Star mother and the visit to the grave of her son makes her realize the cruelty of her hatred By helping another boy to find hap piness she atones in a measure for the wrong she has done In the role of the mother Hen rietta Crosman gives a superb per formance Heather Angel a beauti ful newcomer to the American screen makes a highly auspicious beginning in the role of the young lovers Norman Foster and Marian cialties are Bandmaster Tim Sheon composer of Wayne Kings theme song Corporal Whittaker the 8S year old Tennessee ridge runner Carl Molliston the human pool ta ble whom Ripley used In his Be lieve It or Not series Rita Law rence The Sweetheart of Tennes see Bick Hanley the funny Mis souri fat boy the four Ozark moon shiners John K Rader the Caruso of the hills Halton Powells Hill Billies have appeared in leading theaters the country over and have always proved to be outstandingly popular A program of screen features to be shown in conjunction with the stage presentation will be headed by Zone Greys thrilling story The Last Trail starring George OBrien and El Brendel The management of the theater stated that there would be no advance in prices during this engagement Nixon are understanding and at tractive in the romance that opens the story Press notices in magazines and metropolitan city newspapers are unusually complimentary most of them giving the picture a four star rating Pilgrimage playg at the Cecil through Thursday TERRAPLANE OWNERS GAIN PROTECTION Theres a thrill in driving an Essex Terraplane Get the most from your car this winter Protect its coolingsystem against freezing and rust Be prepared for the first cold snap Frozen radiators and cracked engineblocks cost money Put in Eveready Prestone before the freeze It wont boil away or heat up your motor At a gallon its your most economical buy It brings twoway protection guards your car against freezing and rust The Essex Terraplano 6 33 can be protected to zero for you a full winter of safe rustfree and troublefree driving For other models and makes see your dealers chart Eveready Prestone is approved by all car manufacturers Fully guaranteed by National Carbon Co Inc New York N Y Sept 29 Is the average first freeilns day for Mason City Put in Everendy Prestone piny safe 35 Ministers Expected DTJMONT Sept regular fall session of Classis of Pleasant Prairie of the German Reformed church will meet at Dumont Tues day and Wednesday It will close Wednesday evening with the classi cal sermon in German by the retir ing president the Rev William Landsiedel Wellsburg A male quartet of ministers will furnish the music Twentyfive ministers from Iowa and Illinois churches and their elders are expected to attend CONSTIPATED 30 YEARS AIDED BY OLD REMEDY For thirty years I had constipa tion Souring food from stomach choked me Since taking Adlerika I am a new person Constipation is a thing of the Burns Huxtable Drug Co and Weed Pharmacy PLATES ARTIFICIAL TEETH From the Maker to the Wearer No Advance in Prices We take your impressions and build your plates in our own lab oratories No plate is released to the wearer until it is perfectly constructed and fitted Every plate must be satisfactory Gold Dust Plate this week for 1250 Craven ilates are sold only In EXCLUSIVE Plate Shoppes Artificial Teeth We welcome Inquiries by mall or In person IS 1st 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