Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on October 13, 1949 · Page 46
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 46

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, October 13, 1949
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Oldsters Recognized in Halloween Parade Decoraii— The prettiest, the ugliest and the funniest costumes in Decorah's Halloween 'parade on Oct. 31, will be awarded cash prizes of $5 each. There will be 33 other prizes ranging down to $1 each. Three groups will be eligible to share in the prizes, those up to 7 years, others from 8 to 12 years, and lastly those from 12 to 82 years. Thus the committee has recognized the prankishness of the oldsters. The Chamber of Commerce committee has alloted SI00 for the prizes. The University of Arizona football team plays 7 night and 3 afternoon games during the 1949 YOUR 'CHANCE OF A LIFETIME' TO HEAR THE U.S. Marine Band "The President's Own Band" TWO CONCERTS Sunday, October 23 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. at FOREST CITY CIVIC AUDITORIUM ADMISSION: $1.50 PER PERSON Tickets On Sole In Forest City At Eddy's, Anderson's, Mangan's, Boyd's, Summit MAIL ORDERS TO Dr. C. H. Potter, American Legion Post, Forest City Sponsored By Forest City American Legion Former Mason City Couple Making "Sentimental Journey F. M. Hammitt, head of the Mason City high school from 191* to 1918, now of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Mrs. Hammitt spent a few days here this week renewing acquaintances and visiting places that revived memories of their former residence. This is the first time the Ham- mitts have been back since they left 31 years ago, when Mr. Hammitt entered service in World war I. Coming back from service Mr. Hammitt went into the printing business, first for R. R. Donnelly and Sons of Chicago, where he was for 9 years, and then for Johnson and Hardin company, Cincinnati, where he is now plant manager. "We are on a sort of sentimental journey," explained Mr. Hammitt. "We are on a trip back over the years and the places where we have lived clear back to where my wife and I first met and got married in Hiawatha, Kans. To Hiawatha, Kans. "This journey thus far has led them to Crawfordsville, Ind., where they lived while Mr. Hammitt managed one of the Donnelly plants there. Then to Chicago and Mason City and from here they planned to leave Wednesday for Ottumwa, where Mr. Hammitt was school principal before coming to Mason City. They then go HERE and THERE Rockford — Mrs. Clyde Baker went to Sac City Tuesday to meet their first grandchild, a son born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hoffman, Sept, 29. The Hoffmans were formerly from Mason City. Mrs. Hoffman was Margaret Baker of Rockford before her marriage. Leland—Mr. and Mrs. Francis H. Dunbar motored to Collegeville, Minn., and visited their son, Bob, who is attending St. John's high school. Plymouth —Mrs. Charles Anderson of Sioux City is a guest in the A. M. Holroyd home visiting her sister for a few days. Northwood —Mrs. Lydia Osten of Melbourne, mother of Dr. B. H. Osten, visited at the Osten home recently. Luverne — G. M. Will who accompanied several fishermen from Corwlth and Renwick to Red Lake, Ontario, Canada, has returned after spending 10 days there. Fredericks burg —Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mikes are spending their vacation at Hot Springs, Ark., and j on a trip through the Ozarks. Manly — G. E. Swanson of St. Paul, who was returning from a business trip to New York, visited with his mother, Mrs. Jo Swanson, at Manly. Garner —Mr. and Mrs. Don Missal and daughter, Vicki Sue, of Clarion visited at the parental Fred C. Missal home in Garner Tuesday. Lalcota—Born to Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Junkermeier Monday twin girls at the Blue Earth, Minn., hospital. Marble Rock — Mrs. Charles Cross and Mrs. Elton Dugan of Dubuque visited in the home of their sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Galen Harris. MM*» City Glote-Gaitltt, M»««n City. U. Oct. 12, 1949 —Globe-Gazette photo F. M. HAMMITT Ask Ray Seney 19 EAST STATE STREET Lj ou to an afternoon and evening of beautiful WuRLlIZER* ORGAN MUSIC featuring JOYCE RICKARD, Organist ACCOMPANIED AT THE HARP by HELEN LAURENSE BANNON, Harpist HAMPTON TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH HAMPTON, IOWA !. . SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 3 P. M. UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH CLARION, IOWA ... SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 8 P. M. NOTICE TO CHURCH COMMITTEES If you ere unable to attend this recital, you are invited to attend a WURLITZER ORGAN demonstration Monday and Tu es <jay, October 31 and November 1, day and evening at the VANCE MUSIC COMPANY, 124 North Federal, Mason City. RESERVATIONS ARE APPRECIATED WURLITZER ORGAN PRICE STARTS AT $1,095 Representative For the Following Famous PIANOS Steinway • Haddorff Chlckcring • Everett Cable & Nelson Wurlitzer ANCE MUSIC CO. = EVERYTHING IN MUSIC Generous Terms If Desired to Hiawatha, where Mr. Hammitt was teaching school when he met and married his wife who was at the University of Kansas at Lawrence. The Hammitts have 4 children: Frances, who was in high school here and who is now professor of library science at Western Reserve university; Mary Louise, who was in the grades here, married to an employe of the Cincinnati suburban telephone company; Dorothy, whose husband is with the Commerce Union bank at Nashville, and Catherine, who was born in Mason City, in the Waves during the last war and now married to a member of the naval aii'force at Sacramento, Cal. Took Five Steps Mr. Hammitt pointed to 5 important steps taken by the local school system during the time he was head of the high school: 1. The present high school building was planned and erected. 2. The junior college was organized. 3. A night school for adults was adopted. 4. The school was placed under a 4-quarter system with classes held throughout the year. 5. An improved athletic pro- grain with better trained teams became a part of the school. NEWS of RECORD Realty Transfers Moore, L. A. & Stella A. To K. O. JVfyli Jl.OO WD Lot. 21 Blk 7 East Park Place Add. to Mason City. 10-10-49. Turccll, Joe To Fay V. Rlchcy & Gladys K., JT Jl.OO WD Lots «3 & 83 in Midland Hts., an Add. to Mason City. 10-5-tfl. Wood, D. J. if Leone To Arnold L. Simun f 1.00 SWC Lot 7 Elk :: T.'est Haven Add. to Mason City. 10-11-49. Harmon, Kuth B. * Granville E. To Bert Sharff & Helen 51-W WD'Lot M Blk 7 West Hitven Add. to Mason City. »-3-49. Brown, H. L. To Henry P. Kookler * Lillian C., JT. SI.CO WD Lot « In Blk 9 in Collcfe Add. to Mason City. 10-2~l!>. Births Reported (At Mercy Hospital)—Son to ; Mr. and Mrs. George W. Templeton, Garner, Tuesday. Son to Mr. and Mrs. LaVern McLanjh- lln, Swaledale, Wednesday. Danfhter to Mr. and Mrs. Jesse R. Allen, 928 8lh S. E., Wednesday. Fire Calls At K:R8 p. m., Tuesday to 115 4th S. W., ear fire. Motor backfired on auto owned by Robert Kafferty. Out on arrival. Police Court Intoxication—Stanley O. Larson, Kensett; Norma L. Larson, 718V4 Adams S. >V., and Wilbur O. Jensen, HI 4 Hampshire N. E., each fined Sin and costs. Overtime Parking—I'aul Pippert, route 2; L. E. Christiansen, Clear Lake; Harold I). Mariner, ,2U'20 Harding S. W., and James V. Corrough, 1124 2iid S. W., each forfeited 51 bond. J. II. Marston, 4 SI fith N". W., forfeited SI bond for 2 tickets. Improper Parking—Harold Griffith, 13lfi Pennsylvania's. E., forfeited $1 bond. Marriage Licenses Robert Odell Ellefson, 21, and Maxlne Margaret Borasch, 16, both of Minneapolis. New Car Sales Ed Feldhus, 307 24th S. W., Chrysler; Thelma Raw, Clear Lake, Chevrolet; International Harvester Co., Mason City, International truck; Swift A Co., 820 Delaware S. E., Ford. Victim of Windstorm Remains in Hospital Thompson — Robert Hornberg, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hornberg of Thompson, was still in a hospital at Mason City Wednesday with injuries suffered during the windstorm Monday. Hornberg was with W. J. Orthel and son, Merle on a gravel truck at the Orthel farm 4 miles east of Thompson on highway 9 when the roof of a large brick barn came off and landed on the truck and a combine. The windshield of the truck was broken, cutting Hornberg on the arm and wrist. It was necessary to give blood transfusions at the hospital. Mr. Orthel was knocked unconscious and suffered cuts on face and forehead. Iowa Falls Woman to Speak at Des Moines Iowa Falls —Mrs. F. N. Cole of Iowa Falls will take part Thursday evening in,a panel discussion at a regional meeting of the League of Women Voters in DCS Moines. Members from 5 states are meeting in Des Moines this week for one of the 11 regional conferences. The purpose of the meetings is to interest more persons in becoming workers in the political party of their choice. Thursday afternoon Mrs. Cole will be guest speaker at a luncheon meeting of the women's guild of the Evangelical and Reformed church at Hubbard. 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