Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 22, 1936 · Page 50
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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 22, 1936
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TEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 22 • 1936 IOWA SCHEDULES DISTRICT SOIL CONFERENCE SERIES PLANNED JAN, 7 IN MASON CITY Project Meetings to Be at Charles City and Emmetsburg. AMES—The 1937 agricultural conservation program will be explained to county committeemen and county agents in a series of district conferences Jan. 4 to 8, J. W. Merrill, district extension agent acting for Director R. K. Bliss on the state committee, announced Monday. Announcement was made following n conference with the state agricultural conservation commii.tee headed by Ralph Smith, Newton. At the same time a new schedule of district conferences to inaugurate the 1937 county agricultural planning project was announced. The planning project schedule was changed to accommodate dates for the AAA pro-' gram meetings. I The schedule for district soil :-: HERE AND THERE :-: Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota conservation meetings is as follows: Jan. 4, Ames; Jan. 5, Denison and Cedar Rapids: Jan. 6, Red Oak and Oelwein: Jan. 7, Chariton and Mason City, and Jan. 8, Fairfield and Spencer. The schedule for the planning project meetings is: Jan. 11, Webster City and Toledo: Jan. 12, Emmetsburg and Charles City: Jan. 13. LeMars and Elkader: Jan. H. Oakland and Muscatin.e and Jan. 15. Winterset and Centerville. Returns to Northfield. HANLONTOWN—Harold Rye returned to Northfield, Minn., Saturday evening after spending a few days at his home here. He is employed as assistant pastor to the Rev. L. Stavig of St. John's Lutheran church. Visitors From Chicago. THOMPSON—Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Houg of Chicago came Sunday to spend Christmas with their parents, Mrs. Houg with Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Isaacs and Mr. Houg with his father. G. A. Houg. Elsworth Isaacs who is employed in Chicago is expected home Thursday. Trip to Kewanec ROCKWELL—Claude Angell and son, Claire, made a trip to Kewanee, 111., last week, the latter, having employment, remained. Visit in Topeka. RUDD—Mr. and Mrs. Ben O'Rourke and daughters left Monday morning for Topeka, Kans. v to visit his sister. 64th Birthday Observed. ROCK FALLS—Mr. and Mrs. Peter Jensen entertained a number of relatives and friends at a card party at their home southwest of town, the occasion being Mr. Jensen's sixty-fourth birthday. Will Go to Michigan. OSAGE—Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cummings leave Wednesday Veteran Honored Township committeemen will be mor ning to drive to Grand Rap.^ Tyjjch.. to spend the Christmas holidays with Mr. Cumming's elected and the 1937 AAA program presented by the county agents or county committeemen at township meetings shortly following the district conferences. Babcock of Kanawha, in 111 Health for Long Time, Buried KANAWHA—Funeral services were held for C. M. Babcock. 6d. Monday afternoon at the Methodist church with the Rev. E. A. Briggs officiating. Burial was made in the Kanawha cemetery. Mr. Babcock died at his home in Kanawha Thursday evening. He had been in ill health a long time, suffering from a lingering illness. Mr. Babcock was born April 29, 1867 at Aurora. 111. In 1895, he moved to Clinton. He was married to Naomi Durnin of Belle- flower, 111., on Feb. 6, 1898. He came to Kanawha March 1, 1907 and most of the intervening years were spent in farming but the last three years the family lived in Kanawha. He is survived by his wife, three daughters. Mrs. Clark Kiley of Britt, Mrs. Herbert Koehler of Goodell and Mrs. Julius Jackson nf Kanawha: two sons, Clayton of Mason City and John of Kanawha; two sisters, Mrs. Edith Goodrich and Mrs- Grace Wesemann of Archie, Minn.: 16 grandchildren and other relatives. One daughter, Helen May, preceded him in death March 21, 1915. brother, Howard Cummings, and Returns to Minneapolis. RAKE—Miss Jeanette Fjetland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Fjetland, who has been employed in Minneapolis returned to her home this week. Choir to Broadcast. HANLONTOWN—The St. Olaf I choir of Northfield will broadcast I a Christmas program Tuesday I evening from 10 to 10:30 p. m. Adelaide Thovson is a member of the choir. Leave for Cuba City. ROCK FALLS—Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hoadley and family left for Cuba City. Wis.. where they will visit several days. Recent Bride Honored. DUMONT — About 70 neighbors and friends gathered et the E. O. Griner home for a miscellaneous shower in honor of their daughter, Elvira, who was married last week to George Henning. Teacher 11 Years Honored. KANAWHA — Mrs. Marguerite Brower was the honored guest at the Christmas party Saturday afternoon at the Methodist church. A Bible was presented to Mrs. Brower by the teachers and officers of the Sunday school in which Mrs. Brower has been a teacher in the primary department for the past 11 years, having recently resigned when she moved to Garner. RICEVILLE—Osase chapter, No. 36, Royal Arch Masons, at the annual meeting at Osage, bestowed on Col. R. T. St. John of Riceville 50 year membership certificate No. 1. The certificate carries with it a lii'c membership to the recipient who has recently completed a 50 year affiliation with the order. Atty. W. H. Salisbury reviewed events of the past .iO years and commented on the changes wrought in the 90 years Companion St. John had lived. Judge Carl Reed of Cresco supplemented these remarks in a short talk. Colonel St. John, a Civil war veteran, responded. Representatives of the Cresco chapter joined the local members in a social hour, a supper concluding the ceremony. The certificate issued was the forty- fourth issued in Iowa. Woodmen Name Officers. DUMONT—The Modern Woodmen and their wives met at the Fred Davis home in Aredale and elected: Counsel, A. H. Stock; advisor, J. F. Pfaltzgraff; banker, William Stock; escort, Elmo Scarrow, Aredale; sentry, Ervin Ahren; clerk, Fred Dfennis; directors, W. A. - Toombs, Fred Dennis and! Kathryn Novotny was born in Raymond Pfaltzgraff. I Bohemia in 1847 and came to ' America at the age of 20. About 65 years ago she was married to IOWA WOMAN, 90, SUCCUMBS Mrs. Kovarik, Spiliville, Came From Bohemia at Age of 20. ' SPILLVILLE — Mrs. Kathryn Kovarik, 90, died Sunday night at the home of her son, Charles. Death was due to old age infirmities. » Leave for Florida. LIME SURINGS—Mr. and Mrs. John A. Ruesink, daughters Virginia and Jean, left by car Monday to spend the winter in Florida. Frank Kovarik who preceded her in death in 1919. They were married at Spiliville at the St. Wenceslaus church where they were Home for Holidays. parishioners many years. LAKE MILLS—Olga Sand, stu- | Funeral services will be held at dent at Iowa State college at | protivin. Four children survive, Ames, Benhart Nerby, student at Mrs. Emma Novotny of Jerico; MAN,THOUGHT MORON,SOUGHT Mrs Louise Chyle of Ledgerwood, N. Dak., Charles and James of Spiliville. Pharmacy college at Des Moines, Harold Helgeson of University of Iowa are home for vacations. Home for Holidays. ROCK FALLS—Jerome Wilkinson, who is a student at the University at Ann Arbor, Mich., is home vising his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Wilkinson. Miss Addie Duff from Hammond, Ind., arrived Saturday to spend the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Duff. Miss Jessie BHem, a student at the University of Iowa, returned Saturday to spend her vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Bliem. $71.20 From Flay. i OSAGE—At the annual Farm RUDD—Seventy-one dollars and | Bureau meeting here Monday at twenty cents were taken in at the | the Congregational church, Earl GERLACK HEADS FARM BUREAU Mitchell County Group Hears Godfrey at Osage Session. Ice Skating Rink m Athletic Field at Belmond Is Planned BELMOND—Plans are being made to have an ice skating rink for the use- of Belmond school children this winter. A part of the athletic field has been banked up and it is hoped the rink will be ready before Christmas vacation. High school boys will donate their services to aid in the making of this skating pond. The city will furnish the water for flooding the field. A smaller pond will be made for the younger children. This pond will probably be in the tennis courts on the school yard. Hurt as Clothes Catch in Circle Saw Shaft SPILLVILLE—Dan Huber, son of Mr. and Mrs, 'John Huber, narrowly escaped serious injuries when his clothes were caught in the shaft of a circle saw. His arm and neck were bruised and his clothes were all cut and ripped. Rudd faculty play,, "Funny Phinnie," presented Friday and Saturday evenings. Visits in St. Louis. ROCK FALLS—Supt. Lucille Usher is spending part of her holiday vacation in St. Louis, Mo. She was accompanied by her sister, Mary. Shugart of Litchfield, Minn. Visitors From Blue Earth. BUFFALO CENTER—Mr, and Mrs. Galen Comstock and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Orl'and Sparks of Blue Earth spent Sunday in the C. A. Sparks home. At Funera lin Albin. G R A F T O N—M r s. George Laughlin of Osage, Mr, and Mrs. Alvin Kuehn Jr., Alvin Kuehri Sr., Mnrp Fmmet-shura Girls I and Mrs - Oscar Macken went to more nmmersDuig uins, A]bin _ Mondav to attend the tu _ Accosted, Officers Are Told. But the other King David didn't weaken the monarchy to any great extent by taking another man's wife.—Wisconsin State Journal. Electric Motor Repairing By Experienced Men New Motors Bought and Sold Zack Bros. ELECTRIC CO. 306 2nd S. W. Phone 977 Injured in Fall. SPILLVILLE — Mrs. Anton Riehle dislocated her shoulder when she slipped. She lives one mile south of Spiliville. Return From Bluffs. P R O T I V I N — Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Hruska returned from Council Bluffs and were accompanied back by Elmarie for the holidays. Visits in Missouri. GORDONSVILLE, Minn. — Ellery Pixley started on Monday for Sullivan, Mo., to visit a sister during the holidays. Will Give Broadcast. LIME SPRINGS — Postmaster and Mrs. A. G. Buchanan are in Des Moines where Mrs. Buchanan will broadcast. Brother Dies at Platte. CORW1TH—Mr. and Mis. G. J. Vrceman drove to Platte, S. Dak., Monday, called by t':e death of Mrs. Vreeman's brother, Will Timmerman. EMMETSBURG—With the accosting of two more young Emmetsburg girls by an unidentified man and the attempted abduction of one of them, local authorities are renewing their efforts to apprehend the stranger, believed to be a moron. One of his latest intended victims was Irene King, 10, daughter of Howard King, Milwaukee railroad section foreman, who the man followed and waylaid at dusk several days ago. The child, warned by her parents and Albin, Monday to attend the tu- neral of Mrs. Walter Kuehn's mother. Arrive From Seattle. LAKOTA—Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Weinberger and George Huit- tner of Seattle, Wash., arrived for a visit with relatives. Injured When Struck. BANCROFT—When Matt McDermott was walking across the street he was struck by a car driven by Joe Welp 'and knocked to the paving and rolled over several times. No bones were broken but he was badly bruised. Taken to Rochester. CORWITH — Miss Ruth Caldwell, daughter of Harry W. Cald- Gerlach was elected president; William Young, vice president; John Moore, secretary; Carl Field, treasurer; county home project chairman, Mrs. Fred Titus; Mrs. A. J. Schuchart. girls county club leader; county publicity chairman, Mrs. Fred Lesch. George Godfrey of the Iowa extension service at Ames gave the main address. C. W. Shaw, who has resigned as county agent, gave a short talk. $125 an Acre Paid for Farm Near Hanlontown HANLONTOWN—Melvin Lindflott purchased the 80 acre Felland farm from John and Henry Evenson at $125 an acre. This farm is located 1% miles south of Joice. AGED MAN AT DOUGHERTY DIES Rites for Richard Lalor, 84, to 'Be Wednesday at St. Patrick's. DOUGHERTY—Richard La.lor, 84, died at his home in Dougherty late Monday following an illness of one week. Born Dec. 16, 1852, at Dana county, Wis., he came to Iowa in 1877, residing on a farm near here until moving to tow.n in 1903. His wife preceded him in death. Surviving are one daughter, Mis.-; Mae of Dougherty: one son, Will of Dougherty; two sisters, Mrs. George Holmes of Mondova, Wis., and Sister Mary Bertelle of Geneseo, 111. One son died in infancy. Funeral. services will be held at 9:30 o'clock Wednesday mom- ing, the Rev. J. J. Collins officiating. O. E. S. Is Elected. DECORAH—New Oificers elected by the Eastern Star lodge are: W. M., Mrs. Kathleen Roderick: W. P.. Mark D. Wells; A. M., Mrs, Esther Faldet; A. P., H. B. Winter: secretary, Matilda Rinken: treasurer, Mrs. Margaret Jewell; con! ductress, Mrs. Cora Brickner; associate conductress, Mrs. M. D, Wells. Succumbs in Spokane. HANLONTOWN—Dr. J. E. Col- j by received a message from Spokane, Wash., Saturday telling of the death on Friday, of his sister, Mrs. N. A. Gilbert. Death resulted from a paralytic stroke. Mrs. Gil- j bert visited here this fall. The weakness of law is that you can break a lot of them and still be decent or break none and still be rotten.—Fountain Inn Tribune. school instructors against talking j well east of Corwith, was taken REDUCED LONG DISTANCE RATES CHRISTMAS DAY ALL DAY Christmas there will be reduced rates or. long distance telephone calls. These lower rates will be the same as those already in effect every night from 7 p. m. to 4:30 a. m. and all day Sundays. All Day Christmas you can talk — 100 Airline Miles for 35c~ A Reduction of 25c 200 Airline Miles for 60c— A Reduction ot 45 C 300 Airline Miles for 75c~ A Reduction of 50c 500 Airiine Miles for$1.10~ A Reduction of gOc (These rates are for three minutes when you ask to talk with anyone available at the telephone called. Person-to-person rates also are reduced.) With night rates in effect all day Christmas, you may prefer to make your calls on Christmas Day and avoid the possibility of delay on Christmas Eve when so many people are calling. This reduced Christmas rate is an experiment this year with the hope of providing service with fewer delays to our customers. NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY Tune In Bell System "Salute to Service" Radio Program over Columbia Network Christmas Eve, 9 to 9:30 p. m. (C. S. T.) to strangers, observed that a man in a car had passed her several times as she walked toward her home in a rather isolated section of town. Frightened, she quickened her pace but the car was driven near a crossing, blocking her path. The driver, vaguely described as a young man neatly dressed, urged her to ride with him. The girl declined and when he insisted, she fled toward home but saw him encircle a block and approach her from a different direction. Sensing her danger, the terrified child to Rochester, Minn., where she will receive a medical examination to determine the cause of a sudden illness that has partly paralyzed her. Home From Dubuque. LAKOTA —The students who attend the University of Dubuque and arrived home Saturday to spend the holidays are Miriam Heetland, Harold Geerdes, Virgil Smith, Wilbur Hassebrock and Norman Frerking. Plan Santa Visit. SPILLVILLE — The American ran into a nearby house where she remained until her family came for her. No trace of the man was found. Helen Murphy, 13, daughter of Mrs. Earl Murphy here, reported that she was accosted between 4 and 5 o'clock in the morning as she was delivering newspapers in' the south part of Emmetsburg. The man, on foot, gruffly demanded to knoxv her name which Helen i refused to divulge. "Mother had ! told me not to talk to strangers," | Helen explained later. "The man became angry when I wouldn't answer his questions and told me not to leave that corner for five minutes or he'd make me sorry for it." the girl said. "He told me not to tell anyone about seeing him but I did,"' she related. "I waited there to meet my brother and then we hurried away." Four young girls have been waylaid by a stranger, or strangers, within the past month here. Besides the Murphy and King girls, a 5 year old child and one 11 years old were victims of intended abductions. Auxiliary and the are sponsoring Legion and businessmen Santa's visit to Spillville Wednesday at 2 p. m. The Junior ban<> will give a concert and the school children will sing carols. TrrE VERY BEST FOR A LITTLE LESS '/////*\\\\\\vy///, Boxed Candy 29c to $2.50 Peanut brittle, assorted chocolates and French mix with chocolates. Paper Shell Pecans 2 Ibs. 49c Special! Mixed Nuts 45c Ib. Broken pecan, brazil, almond and cashew nuts. St. Ansgar Service Station Will Open ST. ANSGAR—St. Ansgar has another super-service gas station to be opened for business this week. It is expected it will be in dperation by Wednesday or Thursday. A new building has just been completed on the site of the old frame structure just east of the lumber yard, and where highways 218 and 105 meet. The old building, which has the distinction of being the first gas station built in St. Ansgar, has been moved across the highway and next to the hamburger shop. Wilmer Mueller and Clarence Enneberg are the lessees of the new station and they announced the formal opening of the station will be early in January. _ Submits to Operation. LONEROCK—Florence Householder underwent an operation at the Kossuth ^ospital at Algona,' CHRISTMAS MORNING ... individual LEG SIZES in Belle-Sharmeer • Bellc-Sharmeer's clear beauty and flawless fit will thrill even the visiting Duchess on Christmas morning. For Belle-Sharmser leg sizes are proportioned in both width and length from top to toe, for small, middling, tall and plump. Just describe her type and we'll do the rest. fr* Exclusively Her Foof Size Has a Numbtr Her LEG SIZE Hat a NAME Br«v .... forjmo//i Duchtu .... for talk Clastic . . . forpfumpi The ideal Christmas gift. flattery in flannel The best looking all- wool flannel robes you've ever seen . . . and with frosty weather on its way, you'll appreciate the cozy warmth and comfort of these smartly styled robes. Youthful military models! High- low wrap-arounds! Tricolor trims! Monogram effect buttons! Rich glowing colors! Small, medium and large sizes. NEW ARRIVALS $795 & $|Q95 Pneumonia Fatal to Mrs. Mather; Rites Will Be at Kanawha KANAWHA—Mrs. Paul Mather died Monday night at a Mason City hospital from a week's illness of pneumonia. She leaves her husband and one son, Paul, Jr., of Des Moines; three daughters, Ellen of Casa Grande, Ariz., Louis, who attends school at Iowa City, and Patty of Kanawha. Mr. Mather is a farmer. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 a. m. at the Kanawha M. E. church and Thursday morning at Springdale, with burial at West Branch. Will Have Operation. RUDD—Fred Zimmerman and daughter, Miss Verna, left Sunday for Iowa City hospital to be with Mrs. Zimmerman who will submit to an operation. Ambling Thru that Christmas gift list over once again . . . just to make sure you haven't forgotten any one. Even if you've been a bit tardy about this business of Christmas shopping . . . waiting perhaps until you were quite thoroughly in the holiday spirit . . . there's no need to feel panicky and worried, there are still many lovely gifts in the store from which to choose. In the way of a few last minute suggestions ... in the notion department you'll find some clever gift packages containing two dish towels and two dish cloths. The towels are hemmed, very absorbent and fast colored ... in an assort ment -of colors at 49c a package. There are other gift packages of three colored dish towels at 59c, one dish cloth and dish towel at 29c and a set of three wash cloths each a different color for 29c. The colors are blue, yellow, dubonnet, green, white and orange. Shop in our Economy Basement for adorable little satin and silk crepe dance sets daintily trimmed with lace. Any woman will adore receiving one or more of these sets at 98c each. Or maybe you would prefer getting her a slip. These Slym-form slips have rip proof seams, are four gored and come in both lace trimmed and tailored styles. Shop in our Economy Basement for bright plaid linen .unch cloths; they'll make any table sparkle with Christmas spirit. Sizes 52x52, 52x66, 58x58 and 52x68 at 98c each. I'll be back with you again on next Tuesday with more shop- ling news, and in the mean- jme may you have a very happy holiday season. ANN AMES The Mcrkel Co.

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