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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, December 14, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOII-GAZITTI, DECEMBER 14 1936 THIRTEEN Mason City's Calendar Dec. 15—Organization meeting of Cerro Gordo County Taxpayers association at Y. M. C. A. .Dec. 16-17—Elks charity minstrsl- revenue, "Minstrel Monsrchs" at high school auditorium. Dec. 18—Joint Legion and Auxiliary Christmas party at armory. Dec. 21—Fred Biermann to give address at annual meeting of Cerro Gordo County Farm Bureau at Y. M. C. A. EIGHMEY MANAGER OF THE KGLO RADIO STATION Says KGLO Setup Excellent Here In Mason City For Real Silk hosiery and lingerie call Mrs. Keljy—4128. Guest night is to be a feature of the dance to be held Wednesday, Dec. 16, at the I. 0. O. F. hall, Mason City. Each member of the dancing club may bring a guest couple at no additional charge. Dr. V. E. Wicks, chiropodist. Office at B & B Shoe Store. Ph. 519. Preparations were being- made Monday for the weekly meeting of Townsend club No. 1 at the P. G. and E. auditorium Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock, Howard M. Remley, exalted .ruler, Ed Sipple. esteemed leading knight, and Hoe Thompson, secretary of the Mason City Elks lodge, were in Des Moines Saturday and Sunday attending an Elks state association meeting. Speakers included James G. McFarland, Watertown. S. Dak., past grand exalted ruler of the Elks, who talked on "Americanism." Chicken supper, Swaledale M. E. church, Tues.. Dec. 15, beginning 5:30 p. m. Mrs. H. F. Goodwin, 144S Virginia avenue northeast, has received word of the death of her aunt Mrs. Hannah Lanningham snd her sons, Roy and Lester, who F. C. EIGHMEY an automobile accident in Sioux City. They were returning from the hospital where they had been visiting Mrs. Goodwin's brother who is seriously ill there when they were struck at a blind crossing just outside of Morningside. Chris Herum Rites Held at Evangelical \j Church at Manly Funeral services for Chris Herum, 80. who died suddenly at his home at Manly Wednesday, were held al the Evangelical church at Manly Fridav, with the Rev. F. R. Blakley in charge. A quartet consisting of Mrs. Wilson Moore, Mrs. D. L. Wilke, Claus Randall and Carl Sheckin, sang "Jesus Lover of My Soul," "In the Sweet Bye and Bye'' and "Rock of Ages." They were accompanied by Mrs. F. R. Blakley. Pallbearers were Oswald and Phillip Strand. William and Roy Gallon, and Benjamin and Lloyd Stickford. Ushers were G. L. Harnock and H. A. Bartlett. Burial was at the Manly cemetery. Old School Minstrelsy in Elks' Charity Revue "Minstrel Monarchs" Stars' Mrs. C. L. Beckel Services Held at Catholic Church Requiem hi°h mass was for Mrs.' C". 'L. Beckel, 68, sung who died at ?'local hospital Thursday following a brief illness, at the St. Joseph's Catholic church Saturday, with the Rt. Rev. P. S. O'Connor in charge. Pallbearers were T, F. Cain, John Hogan, Paul Hurley, James Carey. Jesse Chilson and James Henderson. Ushers were Robert Mullen and Richard Jones. Burial was at St. Joseph's Catholic cemetery. Suffers Broken Leg. BUR1 — Mrs. Verne Riebhoff stumbled over the dog when she went out on the porch Thursday and suffered a broken leg. Phalen as Interlocutor. Minstrelsy of the old school will hold the stage during the first act of the Elks' minstrel-revue, "Minstrel Monarchs," scheduled at the high school auditorium on Wednesday and Thursday nights, Dec. 16 and 17. Resplendently garbed in vivid hues against a rich scenic background, the minstrel men will perform intricate tambourine drills, sing specially -written musical numbers and crack traditional end men jokes, many of which will be tinged with local color. Tim Phalen .will act as interlocutor in this scene, with Dr. H. K. Jones, R. A. Washburn, Dr. ,.C. L. Meade, Paul McAuley, Bill Hayes and Ray Kreul as end men. Ballads will be sung by Charles Dalin and Milton Dalvey. The balance of the rriinstrel circle will include Roger Lyons, Harold Sykes, Don Bushgens, Clinton Paullus,^. Norman E. Olson, Bill Houlihan, Ron Madsen. A. E. Hill,' William Clatt, L. E. Valentine, Ray Sward and Arthur Church. The sale of reserved seats, which opened Monday morning at the Vance Music company, indicates capacity audiences will witness the performance each night. Good seats for either performance, however, are still available. All advance tickets must be exchanged for reserved seats. Interlocutor HANDLED SALES AT ROCK ISLAND PLANT 4 YEARS Mechanical Setup One ol "Finest in Country, He Declares. Another step in the preparations tor the opening of the Globe- Gazette radio broadcasting. station KGLO, was taken Monday' with the announcement that F. C. Eighmey of Rock; Island, 111., is to be manager of the new enterprise. .-."-.. For the past lour years Mr. Eighmey has. been sales manager for the WHBF radio broadcasting station at Rock Island. He and Mrs. Eighmey will move to Mason City about Dec. 28. Mr. Eighmey was attracted to the radio broadcasting field while in the advertising agency business at Davenport, where he handled several radio accounts. Worked on Newspapers. Previous to that he worked in :he advertising department of the Herald-Examiner, in Chicago and n the production department ol the McGraw-Hill business publications, ' Mr. Eighmey was born, reared and received his early education n Waterloo and later studied ournalism at Northwestern university at Evanston, 111. His first ob was that of .proofreader on iis home newspaper, the Water- oo Tribune. "KGLO has one of the finest mechanical setups to be found among stations of its size in the United States," Mr. Eighmey stat- Monday after having made an nspection of the transmitter quipment going up on the west edge of the city and studio loca- ion on the second floor of the Hotel Hanford. "I think the peo- ile of this community are fortu- late to have a setup of this kind. Spent Week-end Here. "The people throughout the Maon City trade territory should be ble to listen to KGLO without ny interference whatsoever. "Our plans for operation of the tation include a broad'' public ervice policy." Mr, Eighmey spent the week- nd in Mason City, on business onntcted with the station he is to perate. Ringing in Seventieth Birthday Here they are ringing in the seventieth birthday of the First Baptist church. Several of the oldest members climbed the circular stairs into the corner bell tower to watch. W. Arthur Raymond pull the rope to ring- the beautifully-toned bell which bung: In the first building- which was built in 1876. Standing be- side Mr. Raymond, chairman of the present board of deacons, is the pastor, the RFV. J. Lee Lewis, holding a program of the golden anniversary 20 years ago; Miss Ida Baker, who has been a member 39 years, and Mrs. Roger Kirk, m, who is a third generation member. Seated are Mrs. A. M, Avery " * * * * HI, a deaconess, Mrs. Katherine Scott, one of the oldest members and her daughter, Mrs. C. L. Marston, n, a former superintendent of the Sunday school. The seventieth birthday service was held Sunday morning. The birthday party Stself"will be held Tuesday evening at 6:30 o'clock. * * * * * Baptists Review 70 Years of Church History in Anniversary Service Here Remley Glass Gives Story* of Church Growth and Development. Workmen were about half way p Monday in the erection of the JO foot tower. TIM PHALEN A WEEK NEW CORONA ' Standard A your'5 NOW/ MAX BO YD L C Smith it Corona, Typewritrr* III E. Slate Si. .Mason City FORMER MASON CITYAN KILLED Funeral Service for M. A. Gulbransen Held Saturday. Lars Gulbransen, 6 Vermont av- iQ 2 Q as county engineer O. enue southeast, has returned from Thompson, county engineer en, Milwaukee; Mrs. Martha Olson, Osage, and Mrs. Louise Johnson, Park River,. N. Dak. The funeral was held Saturday with burial in Oak Hill cemetery at Janesville. Other relatives attending were Mrs. Martha Olson and her son, Albert G. Olson and daughter, Mrs. Roy Funk, all of Osage and Mrs, Tilda Dahlen of Bouda. Janesville, Wis., where he attended the funeral of his brother, Martin A. Gulbransen, former resident ot Mason City, who was instantly killed when his car was struck by a Greyhound bus north of Janesville early Thursday afternoon. Mr. Gulbransen wos born Dec. 5, 1868, at Nordness, but spent his boyhood on a farm six miles north of Nora Springs. He had always lived in Iowa previous to 1919, at which time he moved to Milton,' Wis., and about a year ago to Janesville. Surviving are his wife and three daughters, Mrs. B. L. Hudson, Fon du Lac; Mrs. Robert Suter, Edgerton; and Millie Gulbransen at home; two brothers, Lars. Mason City; Gillis, Northwood, N, Dak.; andMhree sisters. Mrs. Tilda Dahl- Fayette Engineer Is Gibbs-Cook Salesman WEST UNION—A. D. Finch, Fayette county engineer has resigned to accept a position as salesman for the Gibbs Cook Tractor and Equipment company of Mason City and Des Moines. He has been in Fayette county since 1912, for eight years as county bridge engineer, and since C. of Black Hawk county for eight years, has been picked to fill the vacancy to begin work Jan. 1, 1937. Mr. Finch and his family will remain in West Union, his territory being 10 northeast Iowa counties. OR, BOVARD DIES IN CALIFORNIA Stanberys Leave for West, Accompanied by Son of Physician. Dr. Gilbert S. Bovard, 46, prominent physician who was well known in Mason City and North Iowa, died Saturday at his home at 159 West Monticello, Sierra Madre, Cal., following an illness of several years. Interment will take place Tuesday at Mountain View cemetery at Pasadena, Cal. Plans were made to hold a memorial service after the arrival of relatives. Leave for California. byhis "Seventy years in retrospect,' most of which Remley Glass, loca attorney, said he could remember, was reviewed by him at the First Baptist church Sunday morning as part of a service copied after the dedication service of the church, May 10, 1896 when the president edifice was dedicated. The Rev. J. Lee Lewis pastor of the church, completed the theme of the morning, "The Church Must Go On," with his sermon, "Our. Church and the Years to Come." Scripture for the morning was read by Kenneth Waughtal; Warren Brown led the responsive reading. Mrs. Roger Kirk sang "O Saviour Hear Me." The service was the first of the seventieth anniversary program celebrated at the church this week, and the auditorium was especially decorated with,, flowers for the occasion. A birthday party will be held at the church at 6:30 Tuesday evening. In the Beginning-. Mr. Glass used as his text the first three words of the first verse of the first chapter of the Bible—"In the Beginning." "Beginnings always have an interest to people," said Mr. Glass. "From the beginning develops what is to follow: We of the middlewest have the story of the pioneers as part of us. The state of Iowa was formed only a few wife, Mrs. Ruth Bovard, who is a sister of Mrs, Ralph S. Stanbery of Mason City; a son, Gilbert Klemme, who has made his home with his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Stanbery here for several years; his mother, Mrs. Philena Bovard, Sierra Madre, and an aunt, Miss Alice Tufts. Mr. and Mrs. Stanbery left Sunday for California, accompanied by Gilbert Bovard and John James of Mason City, and Mrs. Stanbery's brother, Ray Klemmi of Belmond. SAVE 10% PENALTY East Side Bills Were Due December 1 Bills Not Paid by TUESDAY, DEC. 15 are Subject to 10% Penalty on the Gross Amount Mason City Water Dept DRIVERS SHOULD GET RENEWALS Examinations Will Have to Be Taken If They're Not Obtained, He Says. . J. J. Burnett, chief, inspector for the drivers' license bureau for- the northern district of Iowa, maintains truck, bus and taxicab drivers are slow about obtaining their chauffeur license-renewals. "Jan. 1 is going to come around before these fellows know and it will become necessary for them to take another examination unless they obtain their renewals," he said. Examiners from Mr. Burnett's department are' stationed at the Y. M. C. A. every Saturday for the purpose of making these renewals. Following is the schedule followed: ' Monday—New Hampton Tuesday—-Cresco. * . Wednesday' forenoon—Osage. Wednesday afternoon—Northwood. Thursday morning—Forest City. Thursday afternoon—Garner. Friday—Charles City. Saturday—Mason City. Visited Mason City. Dr. Bovard, who with Mrs. Bovard had made frequent visits to Mason City, was recognized as an j outstanding physician. He was born in California Sept. 20, 1890, the son of William S. Bovard, D. D,, prominent Methodist minister and educator. His liberal arts training was received at the University of Chattanooga, of which his father served as president, and at the University of Southern California, which his father and uncles were instrumental in organizing. He studied medicine ,at the University of Pennsylvania and received • his M. D. degree at Stanford university. For the past six or seven yqars Dr. Bovard had not been able to carry on his practice because of illness. His father, who • died last September, was also known to Mason City residents- He served for many years as national secretary of the board of education of the Methodist Episcopal church. in which we live today antedates this church but a few ye^rs. The men and women who formed this church wer.e pioneers in the best sense of the word. "Today I am going to turn back the clock 70 years to that Sunday on Nov. 17, 1866, when a group of Baptists organized .the First Baptist church in a town then of about 1,300 population. There had been organized in 1858 the Union church, which has continued on into the present day as the Congregational church. A few years later, because of a difference of opinion, the First Methodist church was formed The First Baptist church was organized in an old school house a block south and a block east of the present church site. ' God-Fearinf People. "The men and women founded this church have who gone, Mrs. Huber Z. Smith Gets Divorce, $3,580 Alimony Settlement Mrs. Mattle M. Smith Monday obtained a divorce in Judge Joseph J. Clark's district . court, charging her husband, Huber Z. Smith, with cruel, and inhuman treatment An alimony settlement stipulated in the decree awarded Mrs. Smith $3,580, payable at the rate of $100 a month. The couple was married March J5, 193,2,. at Rockford, 111., and lived together until last Sept. 20". ' ] but what they accomplished has lived. I remember my mother saying, 'People who found an institution leave a lasting impression upon those y^ho "occupy their positions in later years.' We're fortunate that the men and women who founded this town were God- fearing people. The people who founded this church were God- loving God-giving people who have left an impress' on this church." Mr. Glass sketched briefly the physical history of the church. He told of the meetings in the old log cabins, of the meetings at Lloyd and; Tuttle hall, and of the. dedication of the old church, Nov; 19, 1876. This .building was used for 19 years, according to Mr. Glass, until Feb. 8, 1895, when it was destroyed by fire. Shortly, afterward,a new church was r built and dedicated May 10, 1896. "What has happened since 1896: most of us can remember," said; Mr. Glasss. 'There have been times of joy and times of sorrow. We have seen marriages in this church and funeral* of-those near and dear ,to us. ,We remember til?; latter with, sadness and hopt those* who follow may be worthy -of their sacrifices." Recalled Friendship*. Mr. Glass recalled .a number of, interestinf' friendship's "he had made in the church, names every member of the church recalled He also recalled incidents of the church, celebrations and anniversaries, where friendships were formed. He told of church picnics and of The old Sunday schools. "I feel that the pioneers who founded this church, the men and women who gave of their time, have some right to demand of us, are we worthy of the s acrifices these men and women made that we might have religious worship. If in the years to come these young people here today 'are worthy of the men and women who have gone before theirs will be a great responsibility on their shoulders. If you betray that trust, you not only betray yourselves but you are betraying 70 years of worship within these "walls. The church must go on!" "Mr. Glass has presented the courage, the insight and the love of the pioneers," said Mr. Lewis, 'but it is not fitting to stop there and keep our faces looking backward. There is something ahead. "I do not say that I do not believe in looking backward. I enjoy looking backward. You get something of what it means for ihose born in ancestral halls of England to feel that theirs is a noble line. They feel theirs is a grand procession down through :he centuries, that they have stood for something fine for the country. Youth Looks Ahead. "But youth stands on the brink and looks to the promised land. Youth doesn't want, to turn back and look at the past" Mr. Lewis urged the youth of the church to consecrate themselves for their God and prepare 'or things to-come. "God is preparing the youth of he American churches for greater responsibilities than ever. God had a great deal to do with mnk- ng this church what it is. He has ought to build a foundation. God has great plans for the young people today. No church lives which :eeps its life to itself. The 'church ies- when it stops evangelizing. God is in.need of boys and girls to take on the work in co-operation with God. "The pioneers didn't do all of these things- on their own strength but on the strength; of God. Think of the members of the third and fourth generations of these pioneers and what a great opportunity there is/ ' Mr. Lewis closed his sermon with a paraphrase of the Lincoln Gettysburg address to fit the occasion of the church. "I cannot remember when I was not connected with this First Baptist church and Sunday school," said Mrs. A. M, Avery at the old fashioned Covenant meeting Sunday. "I was born into it." Mrs. Avery told how her grandfather, Deacon J, G, Brown, attended the Saturday afternoon meetings without fail. Her granddaughters, Ruth and Helen Avery, of the fifth consecutive generation of members of the First Baptist church, also took part with 100 other members and friends. Sing Old Songs. The singing of old songs characterized the beginning of the service followed by reminiscences by Deacon A. M. Avery, who spoke of the nature and importance of the- old Covenant meeting to the early church. Beginning with the pastor, the Rev. J. Lee Lewis, and the deacons, C. C. Halphide, H. / A. Phillips, E. Guild, A. M. Av/Vy, W. A. Raymond, J. T. Laird, C. E. Moore, W. H, Hathorn and H. A. Dwelle, they renewed their "covenant with the church and with God." Down each row of seats the renewing went unuTnearly everyone in the newedtheir auditorium contract. had re- LARGER STRING SECTION IS BIG ORCHESTRA AID New Richness and Depth of Tone Apparent in Concert. Promise of the best orchestra that has ever represented Mason City high school was given Sunday afternoon when the symphonic organization made'its first public appearance with a concert in the high school auditorium. Noteworthy are the increase and balance of the string section of the group, greatly adding to its depth of tone. The fair sized crowd which heard the concert warmly applauded the young musicians, who were directed by Carlcton L. Stewart. Surprising progress has been made by the orchestra since it was organized at the beginning of the school year and the intensive practices that have been scheduled will dp much to perfecting it to a point where it will be formidable in contests. HM RiclineM of.Ensemble. In the string section, "'which is under the. supervision of Miss Marjorie Smith, the addition of jass viols to a total of 8, the addition of several cellos and a number more of violas has provided a profound effect The first and second violin sections also demonstrated much talent. With this large,, well, balanced string section, which is progressing rapidly, the orchestra has a richness of ensemble tone that has ' surpassed that of previous years. The many new members of the organization are readily being assimilated into an interpretative whole. National Number Included. The concert was not perfect but, considering the imposing numbers that were presented, fine achievement was represented in the program. Of special interest was the presentation of "E Minor Symphony" fourth movement by Dvorak, a national selective number. Although requiring much technical ability, this number was one of the best played on the program. Other numbers played were "White Queen Overture" by Metra, three movements of Haydn's "Second Symphony," "Roses From the South," waltz by Strauss and the first movement of Schubert's "Unfinished Symphony." Wifh a few appropriate words, the pastor extended the right hand of fellowship to Mr. and Mrs. Glenn A. Barnett and James, and to Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Nickols and Miss Genevieve Nickols. This was followed by the celebration of the Lord's Supper, and adjourned after the Iwo-hour "love-feast" as one of 'toe members called the meeting. . Two large beautiful poinsettiasJ and a bouquet of white 'mums enhanced the rostum, they being given in memory of John D. Glass and Alice R. Glass by their daughter, Eva Glass Lovell of Cleveland Ohio. A large replica of the building made by Carol Starr and Fred Mallo received birthday gifts to the church. The gifts will be opened Tuesday night a.t.the birthday party, which will start at 6:30 o'clock. Francis Johnson Named. PASADENA, Cat (&)— Among 10 directors elected to the Farm Bureau Federation board here-are Francis Johnson of Terrill, Iowa, and Frank W. White of Marshall, Minn. S.M.Hutzell, Father of Mrs. S.M. Decker, Succumbs at Victor S. M. Hutzell, 79, father of Mrs. S. M. Decker of Mason City, died Sunday night at his home in Victor. Mrs. Decker, who was in Los Angeles, arrived at Victor Wednesday, called by his serious illness. Two sons, Russell Hutzell, 18 Ninth street northeast, and James Hutzell, who lives on a farm near Mason City, also survive, Mr. Hutzell made his home with the Decker family here for several years, returning to his home at Victor on Nov. 15. Mrs. Hutzell died here almost three years ago. Funeral services will be held at Victor at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Deputy Sheriff Name*. ALLISON—Hugh Hickle of Greene has been appointed deputy sheriff of Butler county, his term to start Jan. 1 when- Frank Neal will take-office. COAL SPECIALS CASH PRICES ILLINOIS NUT, ton.. DIAMOND LUMP, ton. KENTUCKY NUT, ton.. Every Ton Guaranteed to Your Satisfaction W.G. BLOCK CO. 501 3rd N. E. Phone 563 Ask Our Clerks For Details CREDIT CLOTHIERS 119 North Federal LIVESTOCK SALE WEDNESDAY, DEC. 16 On- account of .the large number; of local horsies and , cattle, this sale, will Starr of 10:30 a. m. y Sharp SALE CORPORATION Charles Citjr, low* Ph. Ut4 UNLOADING GAR EASTERN KENTUCKY LUMP COAL TON $9*50 Average Sole Price of This Coal In M WHY PAY DELIVERED i City ft $11.00. Wolf Bros. Coal Co. PHONE 1148

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