Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 31, 1936 · Page 139
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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, December 31, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 31 • 1936 Sec. D— 1 TREAT CHILDREN TO PARTY, TREE f Danish Brotherhood Holds Annual Christmas Event. CLEAR LAKE — Groups from Thornton, Sheffield and Mason City attended the Christmas party at I. O. O. F. hall Wednesday night given by the Danish Brotherhood for members of their families. , A large beautifully decorated Christmas tree centered the room. The children danced about the tree and sang Danish and American Christmas songs and carols. Gifts were distributed to all children present and a treat of .^1 fruit, nuts and candy was given. Late in the evening light refreshments were served. Music for the dancing was furnished by John Jorgensen's five piece orchestra which featured k. old fashioned as well as modern numbers. The Christmas tree and children's party is an annual affair which is looked forward to with much interest by members of the brotherhood and their families. About 300 attended. The committee in charge of arrangements was made up of Mr. and Mrs. Axel Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Christensen, Mr. and Mrs. John Eliasen, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Villadsen, Mi. and Mrs, Jacob Jacobsen and Mr. and Mrs. t Walter Sorensen. * * * BO YOUK BIT CLUB HAS OYSTER BANQUET. Do your Bit club members and families held a picnic dinner and oyster banquet at the city hall Wednesday with about 40 present. Clear Lake's New High School Building CLEAR LAKE—The new hlfh school bulldinr on Benton street is i major accomplishment for 1936. The building site is ju5t south of tht main building which has served for high, school and trades for many years. When school opens Jan. ^, all hlfh school classes will convene in the new structure according to an announcement by B. C. Myhr, president of the school board. Formal dedication arrangements arc siiil incomplete. Shown at the right <if the picture is the south or main entrance to the building. At the left is the west entrance which leads into a corridor extending through the building. A similar entrance Is also at the east end. (Lock Photo, Kayenay Engraving) Clear Lake Briefs TRAGEDY TAKES 3 LIVES AT LAKE Live Wire, Stray Bullet, Drowning Accidents Cause Deaths. CLEAR LAKE— Tragedy stalked the streets of Clear Lake on May 23 bringing to its residents two major mishaps. Early in the morning of that day Marcella Vcntor, 9. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. A short business meeting was held, j Hansen. jumped off a car in which followed by a Christmas gift ex- I s he had been ridin? and stepped penencing some pam since the ....... Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Culver, 605 South Fourth street, left Wednesday morning by auto for the south. They plan to spend the winter visiting a number of different localities. Bliss Judy Stevens, Chicago, came Tuesday to visit several Clear Lake friends until the end of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hausen i and family, 607 South Winnie I street, have returned from a visit [ \vith Mrs. Hansen's relatives at I Welton. After wearin/t it more Ihan 10 weeks, Mrs. Mary Bowman had the cast removed from her arm Tuesday morning. Although ex- change in the form of a gvab bag. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Lee Elting Jan. 14. Bethlehem Lutheran Aid Elects Officers CLEAR LAKE—Mrs. R. E. Nelson was re-elected president of the Bethlehem Lutheran Ladies' aid at a meeting at the church Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Lars Flom was chosen vice president and Mrs. Henry Erickson and Mrs. Iver Kodnefield were reelected secretary and treasurer respectively. The regular meeting date is the first Wednesday of the month. upon a live wire which had been [ ' she is getting along very broken down in a storm during the night. She was killed instantly. In the afternoon Chester C. Ross, coal dealer residing at 400 North Elm street, was drowned near Shady Beach after the boat in which he and his son Howard well. Mr. and Mri. Frank Rich weni Wednesday to Waterloo to spend a few days with relatives. Miss Anita Skene, who has been staying with Mrs. Will Fish the past few months, left Wednesday evening for East Lansing, had gone fishing had over turned. Mr. Hoss was in the water 20 minutes and when taken out all efforts to resuscitate him were of no avail. A third accidental death occurred at Clear Lake on July 27 when John Mullins, World war veteran who xvas camping in Bayside ball park, was struck by a stray bullet from a .22 rifle and died before reaching a hospital. . | Mich., where she will enter Michigan State college. She was accompanied by her sister, Miss Charlotte Skene, , to Chicago where they will visit Mrs. Fish's sister over New Year's day. The Misses Berdean and Jeanne Beckner returned Tuesday evening from Des Moines where they went to visit their father in Veterans' hospital, Mr. Beckner's condition remains about the same. For A New Year Of. Greater Achievements! On Our 10th Anniversary A New Year Dawns . . . also a New Decade Dawns . . . •for we have served the people of this community for ten years. With the New Year and the New Decode are born again our hopes for the future, our plans for tomorrow, our resolutions for today. It is our respected privilege not only to make and keep resolutions which in furthering our interest will benefit the community, but to aid you in keeping yours. WE BEGIN A NEW DECADE OF SERVICE TO NORTH IOWA To the C. L. Pine Loan Company, 1937 means more than a new year. It means new goals for us to achieve in a beneficial financial service ... a service established with its founding ten years ago for the betterment of living and happiness in the home. We again pledge'every effort to make our service a most helpful one to those persons who con use it advantageously. We will be glad to offer our assistance in the solution of your financial problems during the coming year. Our Most Sincere Wishes for A Happy New Year C. L. PINE LOAN CO. W«ii Building Moion City, Iowa Phon« 224 LIONS SCORE IN MANY ACTIVITIES Are Conference Champions in Track, Win Football Title. CLEAR LAKE—The record c Clear Lake high school students i extra-curricular activities in 193 was one of sustained excellence i every activity undertaken. At the field and track mee held at Britt May B, with a tola of 53 3 ,i points, the Lions capturei the seventh North Iowa confer ence championship athletic tro phy. During the 1936 football season the Lions won seven games .Charles City, 14-6; Clarion, 7-0 Belmond, 13-0; Britt, 28-0; St Ansgar, 20-0; and Forest City, 13 0; tied one game, Garner, 0-0, anc lost a charity game at Ft. Dodg< 25-0. This gave them the footbal title for 1936. They already had the conference basketball title for 1935 and 36. The school also won the declamatory title in the North Iowa conference for 1936. Of the basketball games piayed this fall, the Lions have won three: Belmond, 28-15; Mason City, 16-15; and Lake Mills 23-18 and lost to St. Ansgar 15-16 and to New Hampton 13-28. Clear Lake recently withdrew from the North Iowa conference and accepted a position in the North Central league. Relatives Come to A. J. Mead Funeral CLEAR LAKE—Relatives attending the funeral of A, J. Mead Tuesday were his sister, Mrs. Ella Thomas and son, Harley, Austin, Minn., a daughter, Mrs. M. Woods, Salem, Va., Mr. and Mrs. George Farrell, Thornton; and Harry and Kathryn Eggert, Rockford, Kalh- thryn Eggert is a daughter of Mr. Mead and Mr. and Mrs. Farrell are brother-in-law and sister-in- law, Mr. Mead was buried at Thornton instead o! at. Clear Lake as previously stated. Mrs. Thomas and son and the Farrells have returned to their homes. Broeffle Remodels Idleo for Skating CLEAR LAKE—C. W. Broeffle purchased the Community building, again called the Idleo, from the Community Building association on Sept. 15. He at once began an extensive remodeling program which enlarged the floor space of the building, changed the entrance way and otherwise improved it A skating rink, public meetings and other activities are held at the building. Something in His Nune. So Rex Tugwell is going Into the molasses business. And what a swell name his should be at a can- dy-pull.—I/owell Courier-Citizen. 1936 RECEIPTS MAKE ADVANCE December Business Bes Since 1930; Savings Increase. CLEAR LAKE—December, 1936 shows the largest postal receipts a the local postoffice since December, 1930, according to an announcement by Doris Carroll postmaster. Mrs. Carroll also states, the receipts for 1936 showed a small but steady gain through the first nine months: of the year and for the past three months an increase of 10 per cent over 1935. Treasury savings bonds, amounting to $38,000 were sold through the Clear Lake office in 1936 and postal savings balances have reached an all time high, Summer Work Heavy. The postoffice received an unusual amount of mail during the summer season. This past summer was one of the heaviest in Clear Lake in many years. During the height of the camping season it is thought one rural route handled more mail than any other route in the state. Mrs. Carroll states that the belief that postoffiee receipts are a barometer of business conditions throughout a community seems to be borne out in this instance. Postoffice employes have performed some unusual services for the government during the past year in the distribution of the adjusted service bonds and the social security forms. Forms Distributed. In Clear Lake 143 veterans received the adjusted service bonds. Of these 957 bonds representing $47,800 \vere certified by the local office for payment and that amount came into the community. In most instances the money was used by veterans for paying off debts or mortgages, for improving old property or obtaining new. Some bonds are being held by ex- service men as investments. Social security forms were distributed to 125 employers and 335 employes. The postoffice still h^ much of this work to complete. Postal employes work on a 40 hour week schedule this year and have been very busy. NOTE RESORT AS MEETING SITE Organizations Stage Many Conferences, Picnics | at Clear Lake. CLEAR LAKE—Many, important organizations -held conventions, conferences, picnics or other gatherings in Clear -Lake during 1936, especially during the summer season. Perhaps that which' came the closest to the most people in" Clear Lake was the fourth' district'meet- ing of Iowa Federation of Woman's clubs which' was held at the Methodist church Oct. 13 and with 248 registered delegates and visitors. Mrs. ' Arvig Nelson was local chairman and Mrs. Rob Roy Cerney, Mason City, district director. Director Chosen. Among speakers, for. the meeting were Mrs. Louis Pelzer, Iowa City, Mrs.; H. C. Ho'ughton, state federation president,. .Mrs. Eugene Cutler, first vice president, Mrs, Carl Reed,- second .vice president, Robert O. Blaylock, Des Moines, Mrs. Eugene Henley, federation director, and many, others. Mrs. C. A. Knutson was chosen as new district director at the meeting. The Singing Village under direction of Mario Cappelli is becoming an institution in Clear Lake also, having been carried on during its second season July 24 lo Aug. 2. Musical instruction was given the large enrollment and several memorable concerts held. 'Green Light" and "Coin" Home'' climaxed the week of performances. First Conference Held. Epworth League institute at Methodist camp on the south =hore was another large event. Dr. John Clinton of Fayetle was one of the live characters who •uade the institute memorable. Among other events held in Clear Lake and vicinity in 1936 -nay be jnentioned the first con- erence of rural young people Clear Lake's Largest Baby CLEAR LAKE—Henry Linne, Jr., born at 314 South Elm streit, March 29, is believed to be the largest baby ever born in Clear take and is one of the largest on record. At birth he wcijhed 16 pounds and now, at 9 months, is as large in proportion. .The parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Linne, are long: time residents of Clear Lake and have four other children. They are Trlna Walmena, Robert John, Gcorje Henry and Gertrude Marie. The latter weighed 13 pounds at birth. Mr. and Mrs. Linnc have received many letters from stranjrers inquiring about their child and many have called to see him. Some have requested his photograph and a few have sent iiuestionnaires to be filled out. 3ver held, the Lutheran Bible amp, the L O. O. F. conference, -H Girls' club camp, Iowa Vlaster Painters' convention, American Farmers* Insurance ompany conference, the band estiva], Contract Bridge and Ka- ional Whist club tournaments, Catholic Daughters of America 'arley, four county I. O. O. F. Icnic, Clear Lake annual Poul- ry show, Mascia club picnic, Boy tcout camps, and numerous oth- r picnics arid gatherings. "LAKE"THEATER OPENED IN 1936 Clear Lake Calendar Thursday—Rotary club, Legion dubrocms, 6 p. m. Congo club watch party at church, 10 p. m. Halvorson Building Made *«*»—w. R. c. installation, Suitable Through Remodeling. O. O. F. hall, 12 m. LAKE RESIDENTS MARRIED DEC, 19 Mrs. Dora Petersen, Jacob Jacobsen Wed at C. Hansen Home. CLEAR LAKE—Mrs. Dora Peterson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Claus Hansen, North Oak street, and Jacob Jacobsen were married at the home of the bride's parents Saturday evening, Dec. 19,, at 7 p. m. The couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Ray Meyers, Mason City, sister and brother-in-law of Mrs. Peterson. The Rev. A. J. Urnes of the Zion Lutheran church performed the ceremony. The bride was dressed in a dark green silk dress and carried roses. Following the ceremony refreshments were served. Only immediate relatives were present during he exchange of vows. Mr. Jacobsen was employed on :he new schoolhouse during the summer and Mrs, Jacobsen was employed at the Lions cafe. They vill make their home on Lindon avenue. Gels Beer Permit CLEAR LAKE—John T. Burke, ,vho operates a filling station on \orth Second street, was granted a beer permit at a special meeting of the city council Wednesday af- ernoon, SIRRINE HOUSE IS REMODELED Modern Apartments Built With Frontage on City Park. CLEAR LAKE—An improve- nent of note in the 1936 season •as the remodeling of the old Sir- ,ne property on North Third reet into a si.c apartment house, larry Freeman bought the 16 oom house from the estate in the arly summer and had the work ompleted in September. A basement was put in and the house placed in a higher foundation. Partitions were changed and the interior completely rearranged. Each of the six apartments fronts on the city park and the lake. Each has a bathroom, electric refrigeration and gas stove cabinet. The building is heated by gas and is air conditioned throughout. Viggo Jacobson was general contractor, Ray E. Pauley, Mason City, installed the heating units, and Dick Hilljgerdes did the decorating. The grounds both front nnd back were landscaped, making the Freeman apartments a very inviting residence place. CLEAR LAKE—The Lake the- | aler, a project begun in the fall j of 1935, was completed in January, 1936, and the premier showing held on Jan. 15. The build-j ing, which had been occupied by a variety of businesses since first erected, is the property of H. N. and Albert Halvorson, who had it remodeled into one of the finest j theater buildings in northern Iowa at a cost of $30,000. The auditorium, is 44 by 100 feet and seats 540 persons with ease. The interior decorations- are bright and of modernistic de- sig~n, the heating and cooling arrangements up to the minute, the j _ lighting effects pleasing and subdued, and the upholstered red seats comfortable and restful. The theater is fully sir conditioned so that it is a welcome haven in warm weather as well as a I delight when cold days are in' vogue. The drapes and rugs, fixtures and screen are all of the best. i Dr. A. B. Phillips, mayor, mad? | the dedicatory speech and E, R. j Boyle acted as master of cere- | monies at the dedication. Ernest i Anderson was contractor for the | remodeling and Syd Levy is man- ! ager. j University Student Tells Experiences to Lions Members CLEAR LAKE—Jim Lane, student at the University of Iowa, talked to Lions club members Wednesday noon of his experiences and work at Iowa City. He described the players on the Varsity squad and his impressions of the different men. Lane plays with the freshman team this year. Ninety men came out for this team last fall. The Lions will meet next on Jan. 6 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Wells, 520 West Slate j street, for a 6:30 dinner. i Electric Motor Repairing By Experienced Men New and Used Motors Bought and Sold Zack Bros. Electric Co. 306 Second S. AV. Phone 977 LAKE THEATRE CLEAR LAKE Last Time Thursday WILL ROGERS in "AMBASSADOR BILL" Mid-lS T ite Show 11:15 P. M. FRIDAY—NEW YEAR'S DAY Fred Astatre - Ginger Rogers —in— '•'Flying Down to Rio"' Mf JACOBY Battery and Electric Service 110 S. Delaware Phtne 319 We thank you for your patronage during the past year and pledge our best efforts to warrant your business in 1937. PHONE 504 FOR SERVICE HflPPV N€UU VEflft. Mason City Lumber Co. 4 Fifteenth Street N. E. Phone 137 We Again Want to THANK THE PEOPLE of Mason City and Vi- cinity for a fine increase in volume of business in 1936. During the year it has been our privilege to install Lennox Heating Equipment in over 60 homes and apartment houses in this community, and to complete sheet metal contracts in Schools and Public Buildings in Mason City, Thornton, Iowa Falls, Sheffield, Dows and Clarion. WE WISH YOU ALL A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR RAYE^AULEYCO. Phont 963 421-425 S. Federal Art. —AT— Huxtable Drug Co. 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