Dr. D. I. Coon mentioned as Osage historian
with gray hat and red accessories. accessories. Following a 2-weeks trip to the Ozarks the couple will be at home in Mason City. Mr. Burgess is a graduate of Mason City high school and spent 5 years in the United States'navy. He attended Mason City junior college for 2 years, the State University University of Iowa for one year and is at the present time employed in the engineering department of the city of Mason City. Mrs. Burgess, a registered nurse, is a graduate of Mason City high school, attended Mason City junior college and was graduated graduated from the school of nursing of the University of Minnesota. She is at present employed as surgical surgical nurse with the Park hospital. hospital. Cake Is Feature of Anniversary Osage — Mr. and Mrs. Harry Johnson have returned from C weeks in Inglewood, Cal., where they went to be present for the 60th wedding anniversary of the J. T. Johnsons who left for California California 14 years ago to establish their home. Feature of the festivities was a rectangular cake, comprised of April 24. 1950 iiasuu City Globe-Gazelle, 13 Mason City, la. 3J square feet. One side depicted the home farm scene at Stacyville, where the couple was married. Another Another scene beneath an arch gave in miniature the couple with 60 tiny bells. Another side showed familiar familiar farm scenes and still another another side showed the home scene, now at Inglewood, with flower details details a hobby with the Johnsons who are 81 and 85. The 4 corners listed the 4 children, children, Harry, Osage, Marshall of Blue Earth, Minn., formerly Osage, E. P. of Volga, South Dak., and Mrs. Matt P. Fugle, Inglewood. All of their children were present for the occasion. Mr. Johnson came to Stacyville as a young man and Mrs. Johnson's Johnson's parents were pioneers of the Stacyville area, the Henry Gardners^ Gardners^ Mrs. Johnson taught before her marriage. Dr. D. I. Coon, Osage historian who lives in California, California, says that Johnson is one of the characters in Hamlin Garland's Garland's stories of mid-west life. They lived near one another in Mitchell county for several years. The violin was developed by Caspar da Salo in Italy in the 17th century.