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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, December 14, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOSE-OAIiTTt, DECEMBER 14 Bj 1936 IIVI HALT EMMETSBURG P. 0. SURVEYOR CLAIM COUNTY OWNS PROPERTY Opposition Meeting Is Called Hurriedly on Project. EMMETSBURG — Plans lor erection of a new postoffice on the west section of the courthouse square here were at a standstill Monday after members of the Palo Alto county supervisors' board ordered a federal government construction engineer to halt survey" operations on the square. The engineer, L. A. Winter, who had been in conference with Dwight G. McCarty, Emmelsburg city plan chairman, began the survey Saturday apparently unaware of the opposition by county authorities and others to the site, Members of the county board claimed that the courthouse square is county property and therefore not available for the building of a city postoffice. McCarty asserts that in the original irity plat, the property is simply lasted as a "courthouse square" , T ,, _, i ^u 't-,, *_naiiii*-i a-it- jjtii i_iiij ^i i* *>•-'.. MW... and is actually owned by the city. {0 them at the Algona Kossuth :-: HERE AND THERE :-: Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Visitors From South Dakota. LONEROCK—Mrs. Scott Can-, daughter, Louise and Mr. and Mrs. James Carr, all of Phillip, S. Dak., are visiting Mrs. Caroline Ackarman and family and also other relatives. Christmas Party Held. KANAWHA — The annual Christmas party oi the Woman's Country club was held Friday afternoon at the home of Miss Nellie Duncan with Mrs. Clarence Jordanger assisting. Mrs. William Brand and Mrs. Walter Knoll were in charge which consisted of the program of readings by Mrs. Monte Gorton and Mrs. Clarence Cook and several games. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Ed Varo, Jan. 7. Visit in Detroit. DOWS— Miss Esther Horstman and Miss Helen Iverson left Saturday to visit the Fred Hortman home in Detroit- Are Parents oT Son. LEDYARD— Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Granner are parents of a son born Saj Approval Not Given. With the appearance on the grounds of the government surveyor, opponents to the courthouse site hurriedly called a meeting of representative Emmetsburg business and professional men who convened in the courtroom. In a heated session lasting several hours and presided over by County Attorney Joe Hand, it was charged that the courthouse site had been offered the government without the approval of the supervisors and that McCarty had failed to advise them of the surveyor's Activities. Lawyers present declared that it would be necessary to call a county election beion; county officials could offer th" property to the government for a post- office site. Numerous sites, centrslly located and previously offered by Em- hospital Saturday. Mrs. EllinVson 111. CARPENTER — Mrs. Barbara Ellingson is ill at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. O. Severson. Mrs. MaUery Hostess. RUDD—The Culture club met Saturday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Claire Mallery. Mrs. Charles Cords was the lesson leader, using as her subject, "Return to Religion." The next meeting will be Jan. 16. Leaves for Duluth. BRITT — Chris Jacobscn Sunday morning for his home at Duluth. Minn., after spending some time visiting his mother, Mrs. A. Jacobsen and other relatives and friends here. Mrs. Anderson Hostess. POPEJOY—The country Lutheran L. A, S. met with Mrs. G. M. Anderson Friday afternoon. Owing to the serious illness of the .-- •• -. llJttl_ILli^Jt.IlULJJ H-MJ.VOO \J.\. 1.1 iv metsburg property owners in the i Rev E A _ Duea) arran g erncms f or government's call for postofifct {he Januarv meeting were not sites, were suggested as superior locations. If government condem- | nation proceedings were started | against the courthouse square site, the expense would far exceed the price of other sites offered, it was contended. Courthouse officials stated that if the postoifice were erected on the square, i" would directly obstruct the front entrance of the courthouse which would be in the "back yard" of the proposed federal building. Favored by Chamber. Denying that he had "tried to put anything over" on county authorities or others, Chairman McCarty of the city plan commission said he had not informed the county board of the government engineer's impending arrival to survey the courthouse square bc- rause "I was not sure of the date of his arrival and until I knew definitely, I thought it unneces- sarv to advise the board." Ex- Keturn From Ohio. GARNER—Mr. and Mrs. H, Bohn, Mrs. George Neimeyer and son, Clarence, accompanied by Mrs. R. R. Lemke of Klemme, returned Saturday night from St. Mary's, Ohio, where they attended the funeral for Miss Leota Wilkins, 18. who died from heart disease. She was a cousin of Mrs. Bohn and niece of Mrs. Neimeyer and Mrs. Lemke, Will Spend Winter. DOWS—Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Foust, who have been staying at the A. E. Foust home, left to spend plaining that he apologized to the , be hcld _ the winter in the home of daughter, Mrs. Fred Higgins, Des Moines. Will Elect Officers. CARPENTER—The N. L. aid will meet Friday at the parisn house. Hostesses are Mrs. Louis Rssmonscn and Mrs. Arthur Ra?- monsen. Election of officers will Are Parents of SOB. GARNER—Mr. and Mrs. Or- board on this matter, McCarty as- j Officers are Chosen, serted that "insinuations that I offered the government the court- ; Saturday afternoon at the home house site for consideration are •! O j t ne leader. Mrs. William Koll- untrue. "Of course. I did show the city plans to federal inspectors and these plans call for the location oi a postoffice on the square. The plans were made in 1914. Saturday's meeting was called so hastily that I had no time to summon supporters of the plan to erect the postoffice on the square. However, I believe a majority of Emmetsburg residents favor the site, including the local Chamber of Commerce before whom I recently discussed the plan." Klemme Officers for Legion Post Elected KLEMME—The Legion members met at the implement company office and elected: Commander, Earnest Helps; vice commander, Lester Still: adjutant. Albert Etcher: finance officer. John Panhoff; chaplain. D. P. An- derion; scrgeant-at-arms. Wart Logcr. An oyster supper was served. Visit Over Wcek-End. HANSELL — Hugh Missildine, Jr., and Miss Elizabeth Hannah, who are attending State Teachers college at Cedar Falls, returned home over the week-end to visit their parents. man. Officers elected were: President, Betty Lou Edie: vice president. Carol Jenn McCroskey, and secretary, Luella Stalker. Christmas Party Held. KANAWHA—The annual Christmas party of the Alpha Lambda society was held Thursday evening at the home of Miss De" Etta Hartwig. An amateur hour was presented by the members which was followed by playing Monopoly with the prize for high score going to Miss Mabel Trettin. Submits to Operation. LEDYARD—Mrs. August Busch entered the Kossuth hospital at Algona wl'ere she underwent an operation on her knee, which has caused her considerable pain. Mrs. Busch has had her knee in a cast for several months. Visitors From Chicafo. LEDYARD—Mr. and Mrs. Anton Anderson of Chicago arrived to spend the holidays at the parental Gus Anderson home here and the Ed Fosgreen home, Swea City. Musical Prorram Given. AREDALE—The Ladies aid of the Evangelical church served a cafeteria supper in the church parlors. After the supper a musical program was given by the Butler county rrunii'.erial group. ADMINISTRATORS' PUBLIC SALE! To settle the estates of the late Lewis Guttormson and Borjlilld Guttormsoo. .we will dispose of the personal property at auction at the Gultormson farm, 3W miles northeast of Joicc, J mllef straight west of Tcnold Creamery, on WEDNESDAY, DEC. 16 ville Steil,are parents of an eight pound son named John Allen, born Saturday afternoon at Mercy hospital, Mason City. The child's grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Hugh H. Muffin of Britt and Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Steil, former residents, now of near Britt, and their first grandchild. Visitors From Hawley. KENSETT—Mr. and Mrs. Knut Levorson of Hawley, Minn., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Gerhard Knudson. Mrs. Levorson is a sister of Mr. Knudson. The Levorsons resided near here a number of years ago. Aid Society Meets. KANAWHA — The Ladies Aid society of the Methodist church held a Christmas party. The program included'. Devotions by Mrs. J. B. Johnson; reading, "Christmas Customs in Other Lands" by Mrs. Lloyd Raber: duet by Mrs. Eritli Cook and Mrs. Ralph Fisher; Christmas story, "Jacob's Coat 1 ' by Mrs. E. A. Briggs and a song by the women's quartet, Mrs. Ed Johnson, Mrs. Charles Hanson, Mrs. H. H. Stewart and Louise May. The program was in charge of Mrs. L. B, Miller, Mrs. Ed Johnson and Mrs. Paul Mather. Submits to Operation. POPEJOY—Mrs. Kermit Evans submitted to an appendicitis operation at the Hampton hospital Thursday. Her condition is quite favorable. Guests From Des Moiue*. FAULKNER — Mr. and Mrs. left George Nielsen and daughter, Virginia, of Des Moines arrived Thursday and visited over Sunday at the F. W. Dentel home. Taken to Hospital. KLEMME—Mrs. Albert Priebe was taken to the hospital at Hampton where she underwent an operation Wednesday. Homecominr Is Planned. ROCKWELL—Fraternity lodge, No. 344, I. O. O. F., plans to observe annual homecoming with ceremonies Monday evening. S72 Frorn Supper. Carl CLARKSVILLE—The Lutheran Ladies Aid society cleared $72 at a roast goose supper. Will Leave for Idaho. ROCKWELL —Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bergman plan to leave here Tuesday with auto and house trailer for Pocatello, Idaho, with a view to making that place their "permanent residence. Leave for Montana. ELMA—Mrs. H. H. Huminson and daughter, Myrna Lou, left Thursday for their home in Cascade, Mont. Mrs, Huminson was called here in October by the ill, ness of her brother, Roger Cook, j who died Oct. 29, and on Nov. 29, her mother, Mrs. H. D. Cook, died in Elma. Mrs. Huminson remained with her father, H. D. Cook, and brothers, Ralph and Reed, until this dale. Linens Are Discussed. FAULKNER—The Farm Bureau Women's club of Osceola township at a 'meeting at the home of Mrs. William Bonewitz studied linens. The lesson on coverlets and linens was presented by Clara Blank, H. D. A,, of Franklin county. Interesting exhibits of homespun linen sheets made 100 years ago in Ireland were shown by Mrs. William Diamond. Other linens as old but made in Pennsylvania were shown by Mrs. George Wolf. Submits to Operation. KLEMME — Erick Josten left Wednesday for the Lutheran hospital at Hampton where he underwent an operation for double rupture. Visits at Armstrong BRITT—Miss Florence Lattey has been visiting the past week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Lattey, and other relatives at Armstrong. Returns to Omaha. GARNER—Mrs. Christene Ly- dccker returned to Omaha, having been called here by the illness and death of her sister, Mrs. Mary Steil. Other relatives who also returned this week-end were Mrs. Gus Nolan, Prairie du Chien, Wis.. Jake Malter and Miss Orabella Malter, Avoca, Wis. Visits in Kansas City. DOWS—Mrs. A. M. Field left Sunday for Kansas City, to visit until after the holidays in the home of her sister. Leaves for California. CLARKSVILLE—Gertrude Muller left for San Francisco, Cal., Friday to spend the winter with her sister, Hertha, who is secretary of the Sherman-Clay music house for the past two years. Previously she had taught at Hilo, Hiwaii, the past four years. Works Near Iowa City. PROTIVIN — J. D. Bouska moved some of his machinery to do some work south of Iowa City. FREE LUNCH AT 11:30 SALE STARTS AT 12:30 103 HEAD OF LIVESTOCK it HEAD OF CATTLE—14 cows, 8 heifer* cominr 2 years old, 9 feeding steers, 4 calves, 1 red bull. •I HEAD OF FEEDING FIGS, Wlfhlnr about 100 Ibi. each. 7 HEAD OF WORK HORSES 500 bnshelc of food corn, 10 bushels seed corn, 1000 bushels oats, 33 tons clover and timothy hay, 200 bushels timothy seed, over 30M feet oak and hickory dimension lumber, about 300 oak fence potts, 30 chickens. FULL LINE OF FARM MACHINERY, ETC. TERMS—Sums of $10 and under, cash; over that amount 12 months' lime will be riven on bankable notes bearlnc 7 per cent Interest. THOR HANSON 0. J. WARD WELL AHmr. Borjrhllfi Guttormson Estate Admr. Lewi* Guttormson Estate Carl M. Sneiain. Aucl. Farmers Savinrs Bank, .loice. Clerk : Mason Cityans Appear on Plymouth Program PLYMOUTH—The local foreign missionary society met at the church parjor Thursday afternoon for a special Christmas program. Mrs. John Brower was program leader. Mrs. Chesebro and Mrs Barnes opened the meeting by giving the stewardship ritual. Mrs. Lola Anderson gave a talk on Missions in Africa. .Mrs. Maud M. Brew Ion and Mrs. Marie Maddox, accompanied by Mrs. Bernice Butcher of Mason City sang several selections. Mrs. C. N.. Heeler, Mason City, was a guest. Mrs. Charles Eldridge gave * Christmas reading. A pantomime of Joseph and Mary was given by Mrs Scarrow and Mrs. McCrendy. Mr*. Collister. Leave for Colorado. KANAWHA — Mr. and Mrs. Nick Veldhouse left Friday for La Salle, Colo., for a short visit with their son, George Veldhouse. County Group .Gathers. LONEROCK — Mr. and Mrs. Fred Genrich were hostesses to 43 Kossuth county rural letter carriers and their families and the postmasters at their monthly meeting. Goes to Cedar Rapids. GREENE—Mrs. Addie Merrick has gone to Cedar Rapids for a visit with relatives. She will go from there to Salt Lake City. Utah, where she will be the guest of other relatives, Leave for Texas. KLEMME — Kermit Koerner, accompanied by Gerald Koerner of Lyle, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. A. Rule of Dow City left Friday for Brownsville, Texas to visit 10 days. . Prof ram Is Presented. RUDD—The Standard Bearers made $8.20 at their pie social Friday night. Miss Betty Pace and the following little girli, Peggy Roy, Roberta Ethington, Mary Lou Cords, Beverly Broecker, Mary Lou Roy, Bonnie Lee Schrader and Genevievc Lacoste, presented "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town." Miss Alice Bachne read a poem which honored Mrs. Fred Osterhage, the past leader. Mary Lou Cords sang a solo. All sang carols with Mrs. Charles Cords, new leader, as pianist. Given Farewell Party. CLARION—A farewell party for Miss Lila Shroeder, assistant chief telephone ' operator, was given by the telephone employes at the home of Miss Wilma Evan?. Miss Schroeder will leave soon for Shuqualak, Miss. Plan Christmas Program. BRITT — The Congregational church will hold a Christmas program Sunday evening, Dec. 20. The Methodist program will be held Christmas eve. Will Spend Winter. GARNER—Divid M. Bingham, 80, who made his home for the past two years with his niece, Mrs. Clara Carr, has gone to Britt to spend the winter months in the home of his brother, A. W. Bingham. 1 Second Party Held. ORCHARD—The American Legion Auxiliary sponsored a second card party at the hall on Thursday afternoon. In 500, high prize was won by Mrs. Howard Lack and consolation by Miss Jean Casey. Return From Rochester. KANAWHA—.lock Johnson and Edwin Varo returned Thursday from Rochester, Minn., where they have been with Mr. Johnson's father. Chris Johnson, who is a patient at the hospital there, Ed and Gundvel Johnson left Thurs- Will Have Profrarn. ' NORA •'SPRINGS—-Thefriendly circle of the American Lutheran church xvill meet Monday evening I at the church parlors at fj o'clock With Miss Nubson, Mr. Olime. Miss Severson and the Rev. and Mrs. Darnauer in charge oi entertainment. The Luther league will give a Christmas party Wednesday evening, Dec. 16. • Gifts Are Exclianfed. DOWS—The Liberty club met Friday afternoon in the home of Mrs. Elmer Westland with all 20 members and two guests present. Mrs. N. C. Halvorson and Mrs. Guy Peterson had charge of the Christmas program and Christmas gifts were exchanged. Visitors From Oklahoma. LONEROCK—Dr. and Mrs. H. A. Angus of Lawton, Okla.. are here visiting Mr. Angus' sister. Mrs. N. L, Patton, and also his brother, R. T. Angus, and family. Returns From South. KANAWHA — The Rev. E. A. Briggs returned Wednesday from the south where he has been visiting the Negro school at Rust college, Holly Springs. Miss., and Philander-Smith college at Little Rock, Ark. Mr. Briggs was chosen as delegate of this district conference to visit these schools for a week. Leave for California. LEDYARD—Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Burt and baby, west of town, left for California where they will spend the winter. Story Telllnc Hours Start. OSAGE—The first story telling hour for children between the ages of 5 and 10 was in the city rest room Saturday afternoon. The child welfare committee of the cily federation, Mrs. G. L. Horton, Mrs. Wendell Westcoat and Miss Rena Jean Nelson, obtained Mrs. Frank Chatman and Miss Florence Dorow to tell the stories. A SPECIAL CHRISTMAS OFFER We Will Give You One 8x10 Enlarged Photo Tinted FREE With Each Purchase of • Dozen Photographs Helgesen Studio LAKE MILLS, IOWA SENTENCED ON EXTORTION TRY Man Demanded $500 From Employer on Farm Near Greene. ALLISON—Arthur Vetter was sentenced to one year in the county jail and assessed costs in the district court here before Judge J. J. Clark. He was charged with extortion, Vetter worked on a farm for John Christie of Green and wrote two notes to Christie demanding $500. Sentence was suspended and he was paroled to Sheriff Henry W. Burma. George Schindler, Clarksville, arrested st Clarksville several weeks ago by Marshal Abe Markle on a charge of maintaining a liquor nuisance, entered a plea of guilty in district court He was fined $300 and costs of prosecution and sentenced to 90 days in the Butler county jail. In default of payment of fine he is serving an additional 90 days, malting a total of 180 days in jail. Emma Schmidt was granted a decree of divorce from Charles Schmidt on charges of cruel and inhuman treatment. It is understood that the defendant is released from the payment of alimony, temporary or permanent. Clarksville I. 0. 0. F. Homecoming Is Held CLARKSVILLE—The annual I. O. O. F. homecoming was held with a company of 55 present. Two past grand masters, Jack Hazlett and Oliver Repp of Mason City, and Leo Dewey of Shell Rock and Mr. Hardy of Hampton were guests. A. W. Stubbs, superintendent of the Mason City children's home and three of the boys appeared on the program. Mrs. Dudley Is Named Head of Britt Society BRITT—The Gleaners society of the Congregational church held the December meeting in the church dining room. The tables were decorated and the luncheon was served by Mrs. H. C. Armstrong, Mrs. Ray Kelly, Mrs. Cecil Ley/is, Mrs. Ransom Hockhaus and Mrs. Lyle Pearce. New officers elected were: President, Mrs. W. E. Dudley; vice president, Mrs. J. L. Lloyd; secretary, Mrs. Harry Ricketts.; treasurer, Mrs. E. P. Healy and auditor, Mrs. Lyle Pearce. Funeral of Chris Owen . Is Held Near Ridgeway RIDGEWAY—Funeral services for Chris Owen, who died at his home six miles north of here in Orleans township Wednesday morning, were held at the Orleans Lutheran church Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The pastor. Rev. H. Norman officiated. Pallbearers were Elmer Christen, Julius Gunhus, Holver Iverson. Anon Anderson, Peter Hovey and Amund Hovden. Interment was made in the cemetery adjoining the church. SAVE $10 On This Special APEX De Luxe WASHER Apex Vacuum Cleaner Combination Special at... $49.50 Stoddard Appliance Co. 7 South Delaware STERLING GROCERIES and MEAT MARKETS No. 1 — No. 2 — No. 3 — No. 4 Tuesday — Wednesday — Thursday Right to Limit We Deliver $1.00 Order*. CANDY DEPARTMENT Featuring the Famous Schall's Chocolates — Thousand* of Boxn to Choose From. A Gift That Any Person Would Appreciate. Schall's Old Style Chocolates, 3-lb. box . . . , 69c Schall's Old Style Chocolates, 5-lb. box $1.09 Schall's Mary Jane Chocolates, 5-lb. box 79c Schall's Mary Jane Chocolates, 3-lb. box 55c Schall's New Chocolates, Mb. box 25c Schall's Chocolate Cherries, Mb. box 25c BULK CANDY Peanut Brittle, 2 Ibs , 25e Christmas Candy, 2 Ibi 25c Ribbon Candy, Ib 18c Cecoanut Flokt, Ib 20c Christmas Saft Center, Ib 15e Standard Chocalotei, 2 Ibs... 15e NUTS - NUTS - All No. 1 Grade Peanuts, 2 Ibs 25c English Walnuts, Ib.. . 25c Mixed Nuts, Ib...... 22c Pecans, large, Ib 28c Almonds, Ib 30c Brazils, Ib 20c Filberts, Ib 25c Black Walnuts, Ib.... 5c Lemons, 300 Sixe, dozen..... 29c Bananas, Fancy, 4 Ibs 27c Lettuce, Large Heads, 2 for. .. 15e Featuring Bushel Apples Winesap, Fancy, bushels $1.98 Rome Beauty, Fancy, bushels $1.75 Jonathans, Fancy, 40-lb. box $2.39 Potatoes, Good, 100 Ibs $2.15 MEAT DEPARTMENT , Mixed Herring, keg 98c .Hamburger (All Meat) Ib 15e | Sirloin Steak, Ib 23e Milker Herring, kef .... . 98c Beef Chuck Roast, Ib 17c Beef Rump Roast, Ib...—.... 17c GROCERIES 'Tomatoes, 3 conr 25c P. & G. Soap, Giant, 7 for Z5c Kirk'* Hardwatcr Soap, 6 for.. 25c Folger'i Coffee, Ib. can 29c Figs, pkg 10c Nut Meat*, Fresh, !b 49c ! Bulk Pancake Flour, 5 Ib*. . : . W1 25c Bulk Cocoanut, Ib 19e Oxydol, giant pkg . t ... 59c Broom*, extra good 49c Monarch Bravltfait Coffee, Ib. 20c Bulk Date*, } Ib. .,.. 25c Jell-0, Any Flavor, 6 for.***. 25c Dill Pickle*, large jar........ 17« Ijif MR. FARMER: — BRING US YOUR EGGS — CASH OR TRADI — ANY OF THE 4 STORES Chocolate Christmas Santo Claus 1c Holly Wreaths, Extra Nice, each ., 20e Christmas Trees — Shedlcss Variety • Aik the person that ha* had one pf the*e tree*. After we tell a person one of these trees they come back every year. Featuring the Oregon Fir Shed- let* Christmas tree*, the tree* that the needle* will stay on. CHRISTMAS SHOPPING The alley back of the (tore i* now open, so you can drive through the alley' > or up to my store and park to load and unload.. Visit this great store one• half block long, stacked to the ceiling with merchandise, featuring fruit I department, candy department, grocery department, meat department, feed t department. In other words, you can save time and money shopping at the Sterling store, right in the center of town. LUKE B. MILLER FRUIT DEPARTMENT Grapefruit, 9 for „.. 25e Idaho Rutsatt, 15-lb. bog 49c Celery, large (talks 15e

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