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House Resolution 38

PAG LIN 1 1 HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. ___ 1 2 BY SCHICKEL 1 3 (COMPANION TO LSB 3181SS BY RAGAN) 1 4 A Resolution honoring the City of Mason City on its 1 5 sesquicentennial year. 1 6 WHEREAS, the City of Mason City, first settled in 1 7 1853, is celebrating its 150th anniversary; and 1 8 WHEREAS, Mason City is the hometown of Meredith 1 9 Willson, composer of the Broadway musical "The Music 1 10 Man", and of his older sister Dixie Willson, writer 1 11 and poet, and is the home of the Music Man Square 1 12 exhibiting a replica of the motion picture set, 1 13 museum, theatrical props and costumes, and other 1 14 Willson memorabilia; and 1 15 WHEREAS, Mason City is the home to one of the most 1 16 famous Prairie School residential developments 1 17 featuring three Frank Lloyd Wright structures 1 18 including the Park Inn Hotel, the last remaining hotel 1 19 designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in the world; and 1 20 WHEREAS, Mason City is the home of the Charles H. 1 21 MacNider Art Museum which holds one of the finest 1 22 American Art collections in the country, and the Mason 1 23 City Public Library, one of the most beautiful 1 24 libraries in the country, and is the hometown of Bil 1 25 Baird, the master puppeteer; and 1 26 WHEREAS, Mason City is the birthplace of Hanford 1 27 MacNider, a businessman and philanthropist who served 1 28 as assistant secretary of war, minister to Canada, and 1 29 is Iowa's most decorated soldier; and 1 30 WHEREAS, for almost 100 years, Mason City has been 2 1 a regional center for the production of cement, 2 2 employing local workers in a variety of locally, 2 3 nationally, and internationally owned businesses; and 2 4 WHEREAS, Mason City continues to contribute to the 2 5 culture, well=being, and prosperity of Iowa, the 2 6 nation, and the world; NOW THEREFORE, 2 7 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 2 8 That the House of Representatives recognizes and 2 9 extends its congratulations to the City of Mason City 2 10 on its sesquicentennial anniversary year and for its 2 11 150 years of service to its citizens and to the State 2 12 of Iowa; and 2 13 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That, upon adoption, an 2 14 official copy of this Resolution be prepared and 2 15 presented to the Honorable Jean Marinos, Mayor of 2 16 Mason City. 2 17 LSB 3181HH 80 2 18 kk/pj/5 1
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