Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on October 5, 1949 · Page 21
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 21

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, October 5, 1949
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i Luther to Dedicate Bronze Plaque to War Veterans JOINS FIGHTER WING—Mr. and Mrs. Ollie B. Olson of Kanawha have learned that their son, 1st Lt. Warren H. Olson (above) is now a member of the famous 31st fig-hter wing, following his transfer to the southwest Georgia jet fighter base from Jackson, Miss. Lt. Olson was first commissioned in December, 1944, and has served continuously with the airforces since. He saw overseas duty for 31 months with the 3rd bomber grouf» in Japan. His wife is the former Julie A. Lazor of Youn-, kers, N. Y. The couple were married in Japan. Returning to the states, the Olsons have been living in Jackson, Miss., and are now at Albany, Ga. Funeral Wednesday for Former Farmer Charles City —"jFuneral services will be held at 3:30 p. m. Wednesday at the Hauser funeral home, for Emil Draeger, 79, retired Ulster township farmer, who died at 8:15 a. m. Monday at the Cedar Valley hospital where he had been a patient for the past 4 days. He had had a heart condition for several years and,recently developed pneumonia and other complications. The Rev. H. F. Mercer, pastor of the Central Methodisl church, will/officiate and burial will be in Riverside cemetery. Born in Wisconsin, Nov. 2. 1869. he came as an infant to Ulster township where he lived the remainder of his life. His farm was located about 10 miles west oJ Charles City. He was a member of the. Central Methodist church. Mrs Draeger, who died in 1932, 2 sisters and a brother preceded him in death. Survivors include a nephew Raymond Koehler, who had been reared by Mr. and Mrs. Draeger 'and who has operated the farm since Mr. Dfaeger's retirement Other survivors are 2 brothers Frank and George Draeger, both of Ulster township and 3 sisters Mrs. A. C. Gauger, Miss Marth Draeger and Miss Clara Draeger all of Charles City. To Be Feature of Homecoming Valparaiso Opponent in Grid Clash on 15th Decorah — Homecoming activi- ies will be celebrated on the IAI- her college campus Oct. 14-1C. Highlighting the festivities will be the dedication of a bronze nemorial plaque to veterans of both World wars, presentation of crtificates oi' award to the classes if 1889, 1894 and 1899, and the homecoming game with Valparaiso university at Nustad field. Begin \Vith Chapel Friday's activities will open vith chapel exercises in the C. K reus auditorium, the Rev. David' . Quill, '39, Glenwood, Minn., presiding. At 10 a. m. there will :e a meeting of the board of trus- ees; 8 p. in., coronation of the lomecoming queen; 9 p. m., the raditional homecoming rouser, and at 9:30, an • informal alumni eception in the C. K. Prcus gym- aasium. Reunion banquets, alumni meet- ngs, a buffet luncheon and the lomecoming parade are scheduled 'or Saturday morning, Oct. 15. The encounter with Valparaiso will get under way at 2 p. m., 'ollowed by open house in all buildings and dormitories. The alumni banquet and founders' day program will be at 6 p. m, j in C. K. Preus gymnasium. Toastmaster will be Prof. S. S. fieque, 03, Decorah, with an address by Lhe Rev. Oscar Mikkelson, '29, Spring Grove, Minn., president of the alumni society. The memorial plaque will be dedicated and class certificates will' be presented at this time, followed by class reunion meetings. Alumni to Speak The 88th anniversary service will be held in the C. K. Preus gymnasium at 11 a. m., Sunday. Sermon will be given by the Rev Oscar Rem, '24, Starbuck, Minn., and liturgist, the Rev. Richard H. Ellingson, '39, Minneapolis. A 3 p. m. musical program is scheduled featuring the Luther college concert band and Nordic Cathedral choir under the direction of Weston H. Noble. At 4:15 the Luther college Women's club will have a coffee hour and at 6:30 the Lutheran Student's association homecoming program will have as guest speaker the Rev. Cameron Hoff, '40, Chicago. The citron is one of the oldes citrus fruits known to man, anc is mentioned in the early part o the Bible. ADVANCES TO EAGLE—John Iverson, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Iverson of Calmar, was advanced to the rank of Eagle Scout at a recent court of honor. Theodore Smith of the Wapsipinicon area attached the miniature Eagle Scout pin on his mother's dress as the boy's father pinned the coveted badffe on his son's uniform. John is a sophomore at Luther college. Pheasant Explores Halls of Learning Charles City — Education was apparently on the mind of one cock pheasant in Charles City this week. The pheasant, according to Carl Hauser, 900 Blunt street, was flying against the windows of the high school building about 4 p. m Perhaps he was attempting to learn how to outwit the hunters who will go into action Nov. 11. Elects Officers Northwood—The Women's home project committee met at the home of Mrs. Glennys Cooper of Manly and elected the following officers for the coming year: Mrs. Reuben Rustad of Northwood, chairman; Mrs. Norman Norland of Kensett, vice chairman; Mrs. Alfred Svensrud of Northwood, secretary and publicity; Mrs. Lewis Herth of Manly, health chairman; Mrs. Glennys Cooper, library chairman; M r s. Stanley Brighton, Northwood, international relations chairman. Joins Bagpipe Band Hampton — Miss Margaret Artley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Wayne Artley, a freshman at the University of Iowa, has been chosen for membership in the Scottish Highlanders, all-girl bagpipe band at the university. More than 500 tried out for membership and 55 were chosen. Corn Delivery Well Underway West Union—Delivery of loan and purchase agreement corn is now well underway in Fayette county, according to L. D. Hitch, county AAA chairman. The prin- :ipal point of delivery up to this :ime has been Fayette, where the manager of the Fayette soybean nill has reported that the 80,000 bushel capacity silo will be full of shelled corn in a very few days. The CC bins at Maynard are also being filled rapidly. The storage center at Hawkeye, consisting of; the Hawkeye Elevator and the 9 CC bins are ready for receiving corn, however, the storage capacity there will not hold all the corn to be delivered from that area. Additional bins are expected to be erected there by Oct. 14, as will be the case in West Union, Hitch said. Forty-five CC bins are now being erected north of Oelwein and will be ready to receive corn shortly. All shellers available in the county ai;e now at work, and it is expected that all the loan and purchase agreement corn will be taken care of in due season, Hitch reported. Bernice Stansbury, Fayette, is devoting his time in the corn loan laboratory grading corn that is being delivered in liquidation of loans, also the corn that is being resealed. Fred J. Campbell, Fayette, is attending to the delivery of corn at the West Union bin site, with L. R. Campbell, Hawkeye, overseeing delivery at Hawkeye, and John Wilkinson at Maynard. Lawrence Cannon, West Union, is attending to commodity loans in the northeast part of the county and assisting Stansbury in the corn grading laboratory. Farmers holding 1948 crop corn under purchase agreement were required to decide by Sept. 30 what they wish to do with it Hitch reminded. It can be delivered to the Commodity Credit Corporation at the support price or the agreement can be converted into a price support loan to mature July 31 next year under the resealing program. Preparation of applications for settlement on corn loan and pur- NEARS COMPLETION—The new $44,000 elevator under construction fur the Nora Springs Co-Operative creamery Is near enough completed that Manager Reinhold Nack is accepting grain. Capacity of the new elevator will be 36,000 bushels, in comparison to the 10,000-bushel capacity of the old elevator. Work was begun on the new structure last June by the Younglove Construction company of Sioux City, and is expected to be entirely completed within'the next month, according to the company president, Elmer Apel. chase agreements is now in progress, and it is expected that returns from these applications will arrive in the county office in the near future. Norsemen made a soup, full of Vitamin C it was later found with a base of rose haws. DISEASE RATE LOW Garner—Mrs. John Chambers secretary of the Hancock county tuberculosis and heart association reports that in recent county tests in which 57 persons submitted to chest x-rays, only one was founc to be affected with tuberculosi and i;;.? with a heart condition. Oct. 4, 1949 3 M»ion City Globe-Gazette, M*toa City. U. 3reiman Heads Hancock CROP Garner — Hilary Greiman of arner was recently appointed chairman of the Hancock county CROP campaign which will get under way in the county during the week of Nov 6. The county quota has been fixed at $14,000 and the theme used in this year's campaign is "Operation Mercy". A farm to farm canvass %vill be made for bulk commodities or cash. Three vice-p residents were named to assist Greiman with the organization work: They are: Msgr. W. C. Hradecky of Duncan, representing Catholic rural life; the Rev. Hugo Beyer of Woden, representing Lutheran World Relief; the Rev. S. W. Cunningham of Garner^ representing church world service; secretary, E. H. Olsen of Britt and Martin Barz of Klemme, treasurer; Fred C. : Missal, Garner, publicity chairman. Other committee members assisting with organization work are: Ben V. Greiman, Garner, representing Ellington, Madison, Garfield and Concord townships; Harm Hillenga, Jr., Woden, representing Crystal, Bingham, Orthel and Britt townships; Milvern Barz, Klemme, Ell, Liberty, Twin Lake and A.very townships; and A. B Cooper, Kanawha, representing Erin, Boone, Magor and Amsterdam townships. Canadians See Sights Northwood—Guests at the H. C. Stendel and C. O. Hullman homes were Blanche Johnson of Edmonton, Can., Truman Vinge and George Pedergrue of R e g i n a, Sask., and Doris Vinje of Tour- quay, Sask. They were on a sightseeing and vacation trip to the United States. They returned through Minnesota, South Dakota and North Dakota. TOPS DIMES MARCH — Kin* R. Palmer, Des Moines business and civic leader, formerly of Hawkeye and West Union, has been appointed Iowa state chairman of the 1950 March of Dimes by Basil O'Connor, president of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. It is Palmer's 4th consecutive year as head of the fund raising drive in Iowa. Present Charter Manly—Those from Manly who went to Northwood recently to a meeting of the Amvet Auxiliary were Mrs. E. L. Smith, Mrs. Franrc Kraubetz, Mrs. Chris Hebe!, Mrs. James Scarcello and Mrs. John Kelly. The meeting was\ held at the I. O. O. F. hall and Mrs. Smith, Worth county president, presented the charter to the Northwood Auxiliary at that time. Lodere Dedicates Hall Goldfield — The Fountain City Masonic lodge dedicated its new building here with many of the grand officers present, including Grand Master Don Carpenter of Council Bluffs. Over 140 attended. Ask Ray Seney 19 EAST STATE STREET One out of six auto drivers involved in a fatal accident has been drinking. 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