Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on October 12, 1949 · Page 21
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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, October 12, 1949
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„ 12 Oct. 11, 1949 M»i» Cliy Glek»-G»i«He, M»i»n City, la. Mason City Calendar CUESDAY—"The Hour of Charm," Phil . Spitalny and his ail-girl orchestra. Roosevelt fieldhouse, 8:30 p. m. *CT. SO—Community Chest team oCft- eers 1 Instruction meeting. V. M. C. A.. 7:29 p. m. OCT. IS— El Kahir temple ceremonial. northeast low*, at Roosevelt Ueld- house. OCT. 23—Seumas MacManus at Conare- «atlonal church at 7:30 p. m. O* 3 *;* 4 —Community Chest K«n«ral solicitation Iclclcoff. V. M. C. A. 5-59 p. m. OCT. 24—Charles Eagle Plume uddresses Executives club at Hotel Hanford at 8:30 p. m. MOV. a—Community C b e a t campaign »n»l report, V. W. C. A.. 5:59 p. m. 7, st numbcr in Community Concert series, John Carter, tenor, high school auditorium, 8:15 p. m W °V. 3—New York Civic Opera presentation of "Carmen" at Roosevelt field- house, under Exchange club sponsor- chip. NOV. •—Fre* Christian Science lecture by Earl -B. Simms, C. S., of Austin, Tex. at Monro« Junior high school auditorium, 8:15 p. m. .VOV. 11—All-day Armistice day observance with football game at 2 p. m. and address by Lt, Gen. Robert L. Elchel- berger at Roosevelt fieldhouse at 8. NOV. 35-26—F arm drainage contractors and tilers N conference sponsored by Mason City Brick & Tile company. DEC. 6-7—Iowa Slat* Vegetable Grower* association. DEO. IS—Chamber of Commerce annual meeting—Christmas party. JAN. l<>—Woman's club presents Robert Magidoff. First Methodist church, • p. m. JAN. 39—Community Concert. Columbia Grand Opera Quartet, high school auditorium, 8:15 p. 'm. rEB. 27—Community Concert, Slgl Wels- senberg, pianist, high school auditorium. 8:15 p. m, HERE IN MASON CITY O'Brien Paints at Shepherds. Get Spred Satin at Payne's. Major Ambulance Service. Ph. 511. Wall washing by machine. Free estimate. Ph. 812 or 967J. ^lasurancewlse." Let George, Bob or Jerry Harrer do it. Ph. 321. Storm sash repair, window glass. Boomhower Hdwe. Rummage Sale Wed., Oct. 12, 8:30 a. m. Burchinal Ladies Aid Society. Labor Hall 13i N.' Fed. Certified Metered Service, Spark Circulating Heaters and quality luel oil -are all available through Red Star Oil company. Ph. 1328. fcummage Sale Holy Family Guild,. 714 N. Adams, vacant house across from school. 5 and lOc table; nothing over $1. Everything goes. Wed., Oct. 12, 8:30 a. m. K. of C.'s announce the following radio programs ' in honor of Columbus Day — the Supreme Knight will be heard over KICM at 3:45 p. m., Wed., Oct. 12. The local council program at 4:45 p. m., lame station. A dramatic sketch tieard over KGLO at 9:30 p. m. featuring Little Theater members. Regular K of C meeting Wed. nite preceded by free stag dinner. Honor Bride Elect Manly — Miss Leone Hagen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Hagen, whose marriage to J. L. Christiansen will take place Oct. 27, was guest of honor at a miscellaneous 'shower at the Lutheran church parlors recently. Seventy were present. Mrs. Orville Hagen, Mrs. Paul Hagen, Mrs. G. L. Harnack, Mrs. Clifford Mostrom and Mrs. Art Doebel, were hostesses. Cox Fire Prevention Week Speaker ROOF CRASHES ON GARAGE—The roof and part of the wall on Lloyd's new service station and cafe, 2 miles east of Clear Lake on highway 18, was severely damaged in Monday's windstorm as the above picture shows. The roof mid part of the wall were blown to pieces, much of the debris falling on a newly repaired automobile. Eyeing the damage is Roy Keeling, former partner with Lloyd Hayes, now the sole proprietor. PLANE WING CRUMPLES—The high wind twisted a wing of the Acronca plane belonging to Merrill McCoy and James Law of Mason City at the airport Monday. The plane- was tied down near the Air Activities building. TO ADDRESS BROTHERHOOD —Charles Cornwell, president of the United World Federalists of Mason City, will speak on the work of that organization a t the regular meeting of the Lutheran Brotherhood of the T ri n i t y Lutheran church at the Mutual Insurance building- Thursday evening at 8, President Mark B. Giere announced. K. of C. Holds Observance of Columbus Day Grand Knight Robert J. Clapsaddle announces a program prepared for the local Knights of Columbus in observance of Columbus day Wednesday. The regular meeting of the council usually held on Tuesday night was postponed until Wednesday night and will be preceded by a stag dinner beginning at 6 p. m. Attention is called by the grand knight to a number of radio programs which may be heard over the major networks throughout Wednesday. At 3:45 p. m. an address by Supreme Knight John E. Swift will be featured. It may be heard over KICM. At 4:45 p m. local nights of the order will put on a program over the same .station. At 9:30 p. m. members of the Little Theater of the Air group will present a drama, "I Saw Royal Standards." Plans for the exemplification of new members on Sunday, Oct. 23, under the guidance of the membership chairman, George O'Connor, are developing rapidly, it was announced by Clapsaddle. Committee of Troop 8 in Fall Plans Meeting At a* fall planning meeting, the committee of Boy Scout troop 8 met at the home of Paul Hughes, 136 29th S. W., with the. new scoutmaster of the troop, Keith Hansen. Members of the committee present were Hughes, Tom Irvine, Warren Clark, Delmar Og- d.en, Marion Saffell, and the Rev. George Sheils. Also attending were Earl Goodnow, retiring scoutmaster, and Al Hewitt, institutional representative. Goodnow reported troop attendance has been around 20 scouts with several new boys attending. Hughes reported that he and Miles Chenault, assistant scoutmaster, made an overnighf trip to Pilot Knob state park along with 4 boys from the explorer unit. The boys making the trip were Glenn Hayden, Mike Rogness, Andy Andrews and Ralph Curran. The next committee meeting will be held at the Hewitt residence, Nov. 3. THE OLDEST AUTHORIZED DEALER IN CERRO GORDO COUNTY IS THE ! Home Appliance Co. OWNED AND OPERATED BY MARSHALL J. HEA At 201 South Federal Aye., on the Corner Displaying all the latest Maytag Appliances — Kelrinator Refrigerators and Electric Ranges, Rudd Water Heaters and General Electric Appliances. FOR SERVICE*CALL 162-~IT'S PROMPT TOOK BARN ROOF—Many barns lost part or all of their roofs Monday. Part of the roof on this barn, east of Mason City, was carried into a nearby cornfield. Globe-Gazette Photos SHINGLES FLAPPING—A typical scene in Monday's wind was the flapping of newly laid composition shingles as shown in the picture above of a newly constructed home on No. 18 east of Mason City. Rotary Club Hears Story of Raft Survivor Rotarians Monday were given the oportunity of hearing first hand the story of Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker and the 7 men with him afloat on rafts in the Pacific for 21 days back in 1942, as told by one of the 7 survivors, Lt. James C. Whitaker. Whitaker has been in Mason City and vicinity the past several days relating his experiences before various groups under the sponsorship of the Christian Service Organization. In telling his now historic narrative, Whitaker led up to the climax which brought out his belief that there is some power bigger than oneself, gained at the time of his experiences and maintained since that time. Commenting in closing on Capt. Rickenbacker, who in Chicago the other day was among the group receiving their 33rd degree in Masonry, the speaker said: "I don't think it couid happen to a nicer guy." The speaker was introduced by Bill Wagner, general program chairman. Vice President Jay Tub- bcsing presided in the absence of President Edward Jones. KGLO noonday news highlights were read by Hank Hook and Clayton Wornson led in singing of the national anlhern. Doctor Lloyd A. Gustafson gave the invocation. Visitors included C. C. Virgil, former charter member of the Jo- Response Seen to Diabetes Tests Here Response has been excellent to the pi-ogram of the Cerro Gordo County Medical society and the Public Health Nursing association to provide free tests during diabetes detection week, it was announced Monday. Urine specimens are being brought to the office of the Public Health Nursing association on the 2nd floor of the J. C. Penney company building, where analyses are made. This program is to continue through the week. The nursing association offices are open from 8:30 to 12 and from 1 to 5 each day except Saturday when it will close at noon. It is particularly important for persons with diabetes in the family or among relatives to have the test made, according to Dr. L. W. Swanson, president of the Cerro Gordo County Medical society and member of the American Diabetes association. When the tests are made one of 2 cards will be provided. One is given where tests show no indication of diabetes. The other is provided in cases where diabetes may be present and where the family physician should be consulted for further tests. cal club, now of Evanslon. 111.. Milo Chapin of Montcbcllo, Cal.i Guy Palmer of Arroyo Grande, Cal., ,nnd Clarence Knutson of Clear Lake. Storm Sewer Construction 2 Areas in The city of Mason City is at work on 2 storm sewer projects, which city engineers' say will be much needed improvements in their respective areas. One is on Hampshire N. E between 9th and llth N. E. On this job spurs are also being run in on 10th N. E. and llth N. E. A sewer is being run 140 feet west of Hampshire on 10th and 250 west of Hampshire on llth. The other project is 350 feet on 3rd S. W., from Jackson to Crescent drive. V Schools, Radio Stations to Be Visited Friday Decker Plant Also Included in Tour To the Mason City fire department, fire prevention week got off to a "roaring" start Monday but despite a record total of 31 calls answered there was little damage and an orderly fire prevention program has been planned for the city for the remainder of the week. The highlight of the week's activity will be talks to be given in the city Friday by Emmett T. Cox, field officer of the fire w^- prevention department of the Western Actuarial Bureau. He will speak at Mason City high school and at both Monroe and Roosevelt junior highs. He will talk to the employes of the Jacob E. Decker and Sons packing plant at their annual conclave Friday noon and later the same noon he will address the members of the Chamber of Commerce fire prevention committee at Hotel Hanford. At 4:45 p. m., he will talk on KICM and at 5:45 on KGLO. Traveled Widely Cox is a former director of education of the Indiana state fire marshal's department. In 1939 he became fire department instructor of the Indiana inspection bureau. In addition to his work with the bureau, Cox traveled widely as senior civilian protection officer for the U. S. office of civilian defense in the work of firemen's training. For many years he has been assistant director of the Purdue fire school and serves as secretary of the annual fire department instructors conference at Memphis. He came to the actuarial bureau in 1943 and is in wide demand at numerous fire prevention and fire control schools. To Hold Drills Lt. Boyd Arnold, inspec'tor of the Mason City fire department and president of the Iowa Association of Fire Fighters, is in charge of the week's program. He and Fire Inspector Vern Sweeney will hold fire drills in Mason City schools this week. \ One "real" drill was held at McKinley school Monday when a motor burned out in the ventilating system in the basebent. All students were cleared from the building in orderly fashion, the department reported, before the truck arrived at 11:53 a. m. Slight damage resulted. Smoke ejectors were used to clear the building. Howard Dresser is in charge of the radio programs sponsored by the Chamber fire prevention committee. Gifrl Scouts will put on a lithograph fire prevention demonstration downtown. The large ladder truck of the department is being paraded through the business district each noon. Check Homes Residents have been asked by the department to make a special check on their homes this week for rubbish, papers and dangerous inflammables and to inspect furnaces, stoves, chimneys and burning containers for fire safety. The number of calls Monday were scattered among limbs blown down, wirer down, wires shorting, windows blown out and loose signs. So many calls came in for Sinus-colds Rectal (by injection) Rheumatism-arthritis Pain, cause-treatment Osteopathy-diagnosis practice. Dr. R. Vf. Shultz, D. 0. Room 641 * Phone 2960 HANFORD HOTEL DeVERE E. HIRT 940 First Street S. E. Mason City, Iowa We are happy to announce that DeVere Hirt, having successfully completed the course of study as prescribed by the American College of Life Underwriters, has received the coveted C.L.U. degree, which is the highest academic honor that can come to anyone in the Life Insurance profession. For many years Mr. Hirt has ranked high as a personal producer for his company. By virtue of his long experience and specialized training in the field of tax and estate problems, he plans now to devote much of his time to Estate Planning and Business Insurance as it applies to Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, Key Man Insurance, Stock Liquidation and Stock Retirement Plans. HAROLD G. GRIFFITH, District Manager The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the U. S. 220-22 BaKley-Beck Building Mason City, Iowa IT'S YOUR JOB, TOO—Everyone a'fireman during fire prevention week with special emphasis on home inspections, is the hope of the Mason City fire department and the Chamber of Commerce fire prevention committee. Bobby Harrer, 5, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Harrer, 724 9th N. E., seems to be echoing the appeal here—but for the structure in the background, the plea came too late. limbs down that the department had to cease answering them by noon in order to keep equipment available for greater emergencies. In commenting on the "active" opening of fire prevention week, W. P. McGrath, day fire alarm operator, said, "It was the most calls we have had since the hailstones hit on Washington's birthday a number of years back." Waterloo Man Is Held for 3 Breakins Here Harlan DeWitt Truesdall, 26, Waterloo, waived preliminary hearing on a charge of breaking and entering in the nighttime and was bound over to the grand jury Tuesday. Police Judge B. R. Dunn set his bond at $1,500 and he was lodged in the county jail in lieu of bond. Mason City police arrested Truesdall for investigation Monday at 2:30 a. m., near 339 South Federal where he had a room. He had a screwdriver in his possession and 2 watches. Upon questioning by detectives, Truesdall admitted he gained entrance to 2 Mason City oil stations over the weekend and made an unsuccessful try at another. Police said Truesdall admitted breaking into a Skelly station at 702 N. Federal where he obtained 60 cents in a roll of pennies and a light radio; a Mobil station at 502 N. Federal where he obtained a wrist watch and that he broke a window at the Slocum Standard station, 31 1st N. E., but did not gain entrance. Tuttle Bound to Jury for Driving While Intoxicated Morgan Tuttle, 45, Ventura, waived preliminary hearing Tuesday and was bound to the grand jury on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Bond was set at $1,000 by C. R. Servison, justice of the peace. Tuttle was arrested by a deputy sheriff near his home in Grant township, north of Ventura, early Sunday morning after the deputy had received a disturbance call. Oar Licensed Personnel Paul D. McAulcy, L. E. Owner and Director Oliver H. Meyer, L. E. H. E. "Burt" Bushnell, L. E. . . . A staff qualified to meet the funeral service needs of our community. FUNERAL HOME MASON CITY. IOWA . PHONI 4*1 INVESTIGATE THE McAULEY ASSURANCE PLAN

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