Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 18, 1936 · Page 46
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Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, December 18, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 18 M 1936 TrkJ MAiUN VI IT UL.<JDC-U/V«.CI IE/ Mfc\»^mM..iv i w jpa | ^ ••— ' 200 ATTEND PEAT LAND VEGETABLE GROWERS^SESSIONS VARIED TOPICS ARE PRESENTED Banquet Held; Spray to Prevent Frost Shown at Field. FOREST CITY—With 200 enrolled, the Peat Land vegetable growers Friday began the second day of their sessions with a larger attendance than in previous years. Many varied topics of interest to vegetable growers were presented Friday, the final day of the convention. A high point of the convention was the banquet Thursday night, attended by more than 100. Featured were choice vegetables from North Iowa and Southern Minnesota. Sessions of the convention -are held in the courtroom. Vegetables are displayed in the basement of the- courthouse and machinery in various places in town. At the athletic field, a 100 yard spray has been installed to demonstrate how spray can be used to prevent frost. .Cresco Aid Group and Lodge Elect Officers CRESCO—The Ladies' aid society of the Cresco Congregational church met Thursday afternoon and elected Mrs. J. H. Burgess president; Mrs. L. C. DeNoyelles, vice president; Mrs. E. L. Westbury, secretary, and Mrs. Ray Burgess, treasurer. - The Royal Neighbors Thursday evening elected: Mrs, F. R. Burr, oracle; Mrs. Chris Forthun, vice oracle; Miss Emma Vagts, chancellor; Mrs. Charles Parchman, recorder; Mrs. W. H. Tillson, receiver; Mrs. Dora Stevens, inner sentinel; Mrs. Will Ernst, outer sentinel and Mrs. Ernest Blaser, marshal. Mrs. Anderson Head of Group at Decorah DECORAH—Election of officers of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Decorah-Lutheran church was held Wednesday afternoon in the church parlors. Mrs. Ed Anderson was elected president; Mrs. Harold Dinger, vice president: Mrs; Arthur Brinsaas, secretary and treasurer. The retiring president, who was not up for re-election, was Mrs. Merton Vine. W. C. T. U. Meeting Held. ROWAN—The W. C. T. U. met at the home of Mrs. R. H. Keith Wednesda; HAMILTON GETS $25,000 A YEAR G. 0. P. Chairman Is Voted Salary by National Committee. CHICAGO, (/P) — Members of the executive committee of the republican national committee disclosed Friday that Chairman John Hamilton has been voted a salary of $25,000 a year to devote his full time to the party's rehabilitation. It is the first time the chairman j of the republican national com- j mittee has beea put on a full time ' salary basis in the interim between presidential campaigns, the comr.-.ittee said, The action was taken at a meeting of the executive committee held late Thursday afternoon, immediately after the national committee gave Hamilton a vote of confidence and refused to accept I his resignation. Flames in Attic of Manly House Put Out MANLY — Fire Wednesday at the Dave Thompson residence damaged the attic. The blaze was gaining headway rapidly when firemen were called. They made a hole in the roof and the fire was quickly extinguished. FRANKLIN FARM BUREAU ELECTS Crom Again Is President; Talks and Reports Are Heard. HAMPTON—The annual meeting of the Franklin county Farm Bureau was held Thursday at the Methodist church with L. M. Crom, president, . presiding. Officers elected were: L. M. Crom, Ross township, president; Mrs. Fred Wesenberg, Morgan, vice chairman; L. A. Clay, Reeve, secretary and H. G. Fredericks, Richland. treasurer, Mrs. H. C. Bock, Grant, gills' 4-H chairman; Harvey Yaw, Grant, boys' 4-H chairman. Township directors are: Henry Hartwig Wisner; Frank Harmon, Richland; J. J. Atkinson, Ross: Perry Moore, West Fork; George Klouisia, Mott: Theodore Heineking, Marion; A. P. Johansen, Scott: C. B. Schager, Morgan; B. F. Dohrmann, Hamilton; F. W. Mahncke, Reeve: Elmer Held, Geneva; George Wolf, Osceola; T. L. Mensing, Grant; La Vern Newton, Lee; Bert Bertilson, Oakland. Principal speakers were Murl McDonald of Iowa State college extension service who discussed problems of organization and H. J. Rose of Des Moines. state member of the Iowa Farm Bureau federation. The program also included reports of leaders and committee chairmen and a report of the Farm | Bureau federation convention held 1 recently at Pasadena, Cal.. by H. F. Lubkeman. district chairman, who attended. Dinner was served at noon by the Methodist church and Church of Christ. -: HERE AND THERE :-: 'Miscellaneous, items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Jowa and Minnesota Visitors Are Entertained. DOUGHERTY — Misses Haydie and Florence Jacobs, Raymond Schleusner and Victor Simmons of Garner spent Sunday at the William Jacobs home. Planned by Fellowship Class. ROWAN—The Fellowship class of the Methodist Sunday school 'vill have a covered dish supper at the J. D. Pritchett home Friday, honoring 17 birthdays of the group. Is Seriously 111. Officers Are Chosen. BRITT—The Sunshine circle oi King's Daughters met with Mrs. H. L, Huskamp and elected: Mrs. Huskamp, president; Mrs. D. E. Williams, vice president; Mrs. Carl Ode, secretary-treasurer. Christmas Join the First National's 1937 Christmas Savings Club Do this one thing—become a member of our 1937 Christmas Savings Club, then you ore sure to have o wonderful Christmas next year—because you will have money to spend for gifts, a tree end decorations, candies, and so on. Now—if you don't want to go through another Christmas season short of funds—if you want to guarantee yourself and family a cheery Christmas—just do this: Come to the First National Bank—get o Christmas Savings coupon book and make your first deposit. Then you are a Savings Club member. And next December ': you will get a check, by mail, from this bank for what you saved, plus interest. Doesn't that sound good? N| OW —before you forget, stop at the First National—and JOIN! * WE HAVE A CLASS FOR EVERYONE • First National Bank MASON CITY, IOWA Member of Federol Deposit Insuronce Corporation GIVE HIM A Y. M. C. A. MEMBERSHIP FOR CHRISTMAS Meets at Kodemeycr Home. SHEFFIELD—The Inter Nos Study club Christmas meeting was held at the home of Ivlrs. F. H. Rodemeyer Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. H. L. Rust and Mrs. F. O. HiJlman had charge of the lesson on "Finding God Through the Beautiful." Christmas Party Held. Will Attend 4-H Course. HANLONTOWN—Junior Meth- us, James and Ingvald, Furness will attend the short course at Ames, Dec. 28 to 36. These boys were among the six selected by the Worth county Fair association as outstanding 4-H. club boys. Alvin Furness and Melvin Furness will also attend, being part of the i_/IlO&HIl«i-s JL «" frJ jm<»%*« i*±ov ^luvv-iAXAj w>.i.» o r'"— — POPEJOY The Oak Leaf 4-H j group sent with money made from club held a meeting in the form of j the agricultural booth at the North a Christmas party at the home of Iowa fair. Opal and" Deloris Anderson. Of- .la OKI luuaij .M.A*. i \jjja.i emu. -i^rv-""*-* *«»*•—. — .-— BURCHINAL—Betty J e a n, I fi cer s were elected. The next meet- youngest child, of Mr. and Mrs. j ng w m be at theJaomejDf then- Earl Rethaniel, is seriously ilL Closing 1 Out Sale Held. ROWAN—Loren Tutor held a successful closing out sale 3 miles south of Rowan Wednesday afternoon. A team of horses sold for $198 and cows sold as high as SIS. Mrs. Newbury Hostess. BRISTOW—The Ladies' aid of the U. B. church held a special meeting at the home of Mrs, D. A. Newbury Wednesday. Works on Radio Tower. BURCHINAL—M. Tatum work- leader, Mrs. John Beer, Jan. 9. / Club Party Held. POPEJOY—The Trusty Twenty club held an all-day Christmas party at the Percy Moore home Tuesday. Gifts were exchanged. Study Club Meets. ROCKWELL — The Catholic Ladies Study club met at Sacred. Heart academy auditorium Wednesday evening with Mesdames E. T. Roeder, J. F. Meany and Leon Mullaney as hostesses Fath- J. J. Kirk gave a talk to the JDUitonj-lX^-J-i AVA. j.a(,mn "" gr j, j t JXUK £ctVC rt t-r^uv ^ ""ed on the radio tower at Mason j arge numD er of wom&n present. f~i:i... j,,-*',v+rt +-Vio fiTTio nt* iTS Gr6C~ ** * -i j j-v 4^« City during the time of its erection. Mr. Tatum is an experienced steel worker. Returns From Hospital. LEDYARD—Mrs. Jack Kreps- back returned from the hospital at Algona where she underwent Submits to Ope-a* ;on. GALT—Mrs. O. J. J'o.icin entered the Hampton n capital and was operated on Tuesday morning. She is recovering. Father Seriously 111. OSAGE—Mrs. R. H. Kamp- Cl L, . iij^wi*^ •' ••--— -•- WtJ,f>lr.Lj~ • J.YJ.1O. J-i.. **• i»tu*»j» an operation for appendicitis. Her meiel . of Nashville, Tenn., Harvey son, Maurice, who had been there with her, remained for longer treatment. Mission Group to Meet. BRITT—The Missionary society of the Methodist church will meet Friday evening at 7 o'clock at the home of Mrs. John Pinkerton. Returning to Colorado. PLYMOUTH—The Rev. Leslie Hodges of Colorado, who has been here assisting with a series of meetings at the Methodist church and visiting his aged grandmother, Mrs. Josephine Peshak, is leaving week for his home in Colorado where he has a pastorate. Daughters are Born. BUFFALO CENTER—Mr. and Mrs. Ted Albers are parents of 3. daughter born Dec. 13. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Enderson, Dec. 14. Leaves for Rochester. LONEROCK—Frank Flaig left for Rochester to receive medicaJ attention at the hospital. Pupils Plan Program. LELAND—The Sunday school pupils of Our Savior's Lutheran church will hold a program and Christmas tree festivities at the church Wednesday evening, Dec. 23. Society Becomes National. GRINNELL—Cap and Gown society, women's honorary scholastic group at Grinnell college, received notification of election, as a chapter of Mortar Board, national honorary sorority for senior women. The Grinnell group was founded in 1918. Mrs. Peterson Hostess. THORNTON—The Quality club met at the home of Mrs. Hans Peterson. Mrs. Simon Anderson assisted the hostess in serving. An exchange of Christmas presents was held. Plan Christmas Program. GENEVA—The annual Christmas tree and program by the Sunday school will be held in the Methodist church Thursday evening, Dec. 24. Mesdames Harold Knoll, W. F. Schreiber, F. V. Getty and George Pekarek are in charge of the program which will include two short plays, besides the carols and exercises by the smaller children. Honored by Group. THORNTON — The auxiliary met at the German Lutheran church parlors., Mrs. Pankuk was presented a gift. The annual exchange of gifts was held. Honored by 100. FOREST CITY—About 100 friends and relatives gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Holtan Friday afternoon, Dec. 11, 1 in honor of Mrs. Philip Griffin, nee Opal Harris, who was recently married. Christmas Party Held. GENEVA—The young people's Sunday school class taught by Mrs. F. V. Getty held a Christmas party Wednesday' evening in the parlors of the Methodist church. Farewell Party Held. THORNTON—The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs gave^ a farewell party for Mr. and Mrs. Antone Pankuk. A gift was presented each of them by the members. Five hundred was the diversion of the evening. Prizes were given to Mrs. August Hartwig and C. Lauritzen. Honored by Faculty. ROCKFORD — The Rockford school faculty entertained at a G:30 o'clock Christmas dinner at the home" of Mrs. Helen Ryan as a courtesy to Miss Marjory Taplin, junior high school teacher who lias resigned her position here to take effect Friday. Miss Taplin, daughter of Thomas Taplin, Mason City, will become the bride of Frank Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. M, O. Thompson, Oklahoma City, Okla., some time in the near future. The ceremony win take place at Los Angeles, Cal., -where the couple will make their home. Miss Taplin, who has been on the faculty lor the past year and a half, is a graduate of the Mason City high school and the Iowa State Teachers' college and prior to coming here taught for three years for the Presbyterian board of missions in Arizona and Texas. Mr. Thompson is employed by the Los Angeles Railway company. Davis of Crete, Nebr., and Mrs. C. W. Adams of New York City are all here visiting in the parental W. H. Davis home. They were all called home by the serious illness of their father, who will be taken to Iowa City for an operation Friday. The children had planned to come for their parents' fiftieth wedding anniversary, Dec. 23. Home From College. SWALEDALE — Victoria Ur- batch, student at Ames, returned home Wednesday evening for a two weeks' holiday vacation to spend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Urbatch, and relatives in Mason City and Austin. Minn. Christmas Party Held. STILSON —Miss Mae Winters, teacher of Boone township school No. 7, held a Christmas party for her school Friday afternoon at the schoolhouse. Move to Esthcrvillc, MANLY—W. J. Moore, third trick operator at the Rock Island depot and his family have moved to Estherville where Mr. Moore has been transferred. Given Farewell Party. GALT—A group of women gave a. farewell party for Mrs. Allie Licklider Thursday afternoon. Ivir. and Mrs. Licklider are movias to Missouri. Leaves for Ashville. OSAGE — Mrs. Elizabeth St.n-'ghton laaves Friday to spend the Christmas holidays in Ash- vilte, N. Car., with her daughter, Mrs. C. A. Abell and family, George Stbughton of Flint, Mich., will join them there for Christmas. Given Farewell Party. KANAWHA—A farewell party was given Wednesday evening for Mrs. R. W. Peterson at the home of Mrs. H. H. Stewart by the Kanawha Woman's club. Bridge was played and the prize for high score was given to Mrs. Art Thoreson. Relatives Are Entertained. SWALEDALE — Mr. and Mrs. Paul McLaughlin entertained a " " Tuesday eve- Cards were Plan Christmas Party. JOIGE—Santa Claus will come to town next Wednesday at 8 p. m. to join the Christmas party put on by the businessmen. Leave for West. GOLDFIELD—James McGowan Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Guy Wheeler and Everett Winter of Hardy, left via automobile for Los Angeles, Cal. They went the northern route through Denver and Salt Lake City and plan to reach the west coast by Monday. Plan Christmas Program. LONEROCK—The local church and Sunday school are planning a Christmas program Christmas eve. Visitor From Wisconsin. RAKE—Eli Severson of Boyceville, Wis., arrived Wednesday evening to visit his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Severson, and other relatives. He plans to return home Sunday. Move to Greenfield. LEDYARD—Mr,' and Mrs. Hobert Dorsey and family left for Greenfield where they will make their home.. Leaves for Chicago. KENSETT—Mrs. Han* Anderson left Thursday evening for Chicago to care for her daughter-in- law, Mrs. Arthur Anderson, who is ill. GILLARD, NORA SPRINGS, DIES Barber Victim of Heart Disease Day Before 39th Birthday. SPRINGS—Walter Gil- NORA lard, who would have been 38 idj U.j wiiu « u •••"*» ..— . — years of age Saturday, died suddenly at 12:30 o'clock Friday morning at hi:; home.-Apparently he had not been ill. He was a victim of heart disease. Surviving are his wife and two sons, Milford, who is widely known as Mickey and Junior. Both boys are in school. He was a barber by trade. Albert Lea Company Gets Contract for Remodeling at Ames CEDAS FALLS, <JP)— The state board of education awarded Bob Scott, Albert Lea, Minn., the general contract for remodeling the Iowa State college women's gymnasium. Scott's .bid was $93,190. J. W. Darrough, Cedar Rapids, Hampton Purebreds Sent to Oklahoma HAMPTON—The purchase of nine purebred milking shorthorn heifers from the herd of Henry Berghoefer and son, . Hampton, made it possible for the Sand Springs Home Farms at Sand Springs, Okla., to concentrate their shipment of purebred cattle and hogs which were bought at various points to be shipped from Hampton. received the $16,263 plumbing, Best Electric .company, $2,208 electrical con- and the Ames, a tract. Mrs. Smith Matron of Buffalo Center 0. E. S. BUFFALO CENTER—The Eastern Star elected: Mrs. J. E. Smith, W, M.; J. E. Smith, W. P.; Mrs. Swen Larson, A. M.; Earl Woodcock, A. P.; Mrs. Lester Drake, conductress; Mrs. R. T. DeVries, associate conductress; secretary, Mabel Peterson, treasurer, Nelle Goothaus. Installation will take place Jan, 14, 1937. group of relatives ning at a dinner, played. Daughter Is Born. ROCKWELL — Mr. and Mrs. John Cahill are parents of a baby girl born Tuesday. i Dies at Dundee. j GALT—W. F. Brigger received j a message Wednesday morning j thai his brother-in-law died at [ Dundee. Minn. Christinas Program Given. OSAGE—The Flora May TutUe Naturalist club met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Herman Whipple with Mrs. Lena Edna Counsell as assisting hostess. Mrs. Tusler read the Christinas story from Luke. Miss Harriett V. Woodward clayed a violin solo. Mrs. Luva Torney read a paper, "Christmas Customs in Other Lands." Christmas carols were sung by the club. A picnic lunch was served. Wednesday. Will Go to Wyoming. ROCKWELL — The Rockwell public school closed Friday for a two weeks' holiday vacation, which the teachers will spend at their homes, except Miss ^Mary McEvoy, who plans to visit at Parco, Wyo., with her sister, Mrs. Kenneth Meyer. Meets Near Burchinal. SWALEDALE — The Linger Longer club met. at the home of Mrs. Claus Carstcns near Burchinal Thursday afternoon. Are Parents of Son. MARBLE ROCK — A son was born Tuesday to Mr. and Mrs. Lee Lamb. Circles Are Entertained. CORWITH—The Methodist ladies' aid circles met Wednesday for regular meetings and Christmas parties.-Mrs. J. W. Johnson entertained the Fairview circle at her home; Delta : met gt the Mrs. Perry De Groot home with, Mrs. J. E. Gourley assisting.; Southeast with Mrs. Fairfield Dean; Sunshine at the home of Mrs. Clarence Oxley with Mrs. John Wilhite assisting; Dorcas with Mrs. Addie Mansion and Mrs. C. H. Martin assisting, and M. G. O. with Mrs. W. H. Perkins and Mrs- Donald Dean assisting. He: What are you reading, my pet? Oogy, I'm read SHe Well, Oogy, I rn reading about the Annual New Year's edition vhe Globe-Gazette is going to publish on the last day of fhi-5 month . . . Dec. 31. Only five shopping days left until Christmas and 4 nights! Friday night is Men's Night and our whole sales force will be ready to give the men special help in the selection of their jdfts. We will also wrap them attractively so that the men will have no further worries, but to deliver the present. Have you thought of a. fitted overnight case for any of the ladies on your list? Give her a black leatherette fitted case at either $7.50 or $12.50 or one which has a removable .tray at $15. She'll adore a fitted case in the light-weight airplane luggage in brown that will only cost you $18.50. For your friends or relatives that like to read or collect books may I suggest a leather bound book of collected works of famous authors at SI a copy. There are one volume editions of the works of Balzac. Cellini, Daudet, Emerson, Hawthorne, Hugo, Ibsen, Kipling. Foe, Rousseau. Shakespeare, Tolstoi, Stevenson Voltaire and others. Also •'World's Great Adventure Stories," "World's Great Detective Stories/' "Arabian Nights" and others. No Christmas is complete without a fruit cake. If you have neglected making some then be sure to. come m and. get one at our candy counter. These delicious Old English Fruit Cake Plum puddings were made by Mildred Forbes and Helene Grummon of this city. One Ib. cakes 89c and 2 lb. cakes $1.75. A Candlewick bedspread would make a lovely gift for your mother or aunt. In the light backgrounds with colored tufts we have green, blue, brown, rust and red. Priced from $3.95 to $6.95. In the dark backgrounds we have green, peach, wine, brown and blue. Priced from $6.95 and S8.95. In the Chenille spreads which have beautiful elaborate designs and vivid color combinations we have wine,, green, yellow and brown and gold. Priced.from $6.95 to $12.50. These spreads are all washable and full bed size. You'll find them on first floor in the drapery department. Remember tonight is Men's Night at Mcrkcl's. ANN AMES I

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