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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, October 3, 1949
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HOPES FOR CROWN—Miss Ruth Penney, grade teacher at Osage, daughter of Mrs. Thelma Penney of Little Cedar, is seeking honors as Iowa state dairy queen as Mitchell county's representative at the state contest now being held at Waterloo. She represents the Little Cedar Co- Operative creamery. SPEAKS AT HAMPTON— Howard Hill, state president of the Farm Bureau, will be the principal speaker Tuesday evening at the annual meeting of the Franklin county Farm Bureau at tho high school auditorium at Hampton. MEETINGS In North Iowa BANCROFT—The Baptist Ladies Guild will meet Thursday. ST. ANSGAR — The Woman's club.of St. Ansgar elected officers as follows: Mrs. Oscar Rosel, president; Mrs. Charles West, vice president; Mrs. C. G. Goplerud secretary and treasurer. Nex' meeting Oct. 11 at the home of Mrs. John Lund. GARNER—The Garner Recita club will hold its first meeting of the new year Monday evening a the home of Mrs. Charles S. Whitney. The meeting will open with a 6:30 dinner. ST. ANSGAR—The Immanue Lutheran Ladies Aid will mee Thursday. NORTHWOOD — The annua meeting of the Worth county cancer society will be held Monday at the Methodist church in Northwood beginning at 7:30 p. m. BANCROFT—The Foresters wil hold their regular meeting Thursday at the C. A. F. hall. County Superintendents Will Attend Conference Study Subject of Supervisors Teachers College to Report on Discussion Cedar Falls—Approximately 60 county superintendents from Iowa are expected to attend a special county superintendents' conference at the Iowa State Teachers college Monday, according to Doc:or E. L. Ritter, director of the Dureau of extension service. The first meeting — a general discussion—will begin at 9 a. m. n the .faculty room on the 2nd lloor of Gilchrist hall. One of our chief problems is :o find capable persons for coun- :y supervisor positions, Doctor Ritter pointed out. "We hope to find out from the visiting county superintendents the qualifications they desire in supervisors so that Teachers college will be able to better prepare graduates for such positions," the extension service director said. "Only about 10 Iowa counties are now employing supervisors," he continued. The discussion periods—morning and afternoon—will highlight the one day affair. A complete discussion and understanding of the county supervisors work will also be a feature of the conference. After the meeting a mimeographed report will be sent to every county superintendent in the state. All county superintendents and persons interested in supervisory work have been invited to attend the conference. FINGER PAINTING—One of the basic expressional media in beginning art was emphasized Saturday at the first annual art workshop for elementary teachers at Iowa State Teachers college, Cedar Falls. Caught with their "fingers in the paint" are four Teachers college co-eds—front row, left to right—Tola Scott, Davenport; Jeanyce Hansen, Mason City; Second row,.left to right—Beverly Osmundson, Radcliffe and Peggy Kennedy, Webster City. ERE THERE Maytag Plant Near Hampton Enlarged Hampton — The Maytag plant southwest of here is being enlarged by the addition of about 12,000 square feet to the south- e a s t corner, bringing the total floor space to 25,000 square feet. The addition ia of steel construction with a concrete floor. Additional men will be needed, according to Wesley F. Bissett, plant manager, and the number of employes, now 75, will be increased. Evening Classes for Adulfcs Begin Oct. 12 at West Union School West Union — Adult evening classes will begin Wednesday, Oct. 12, in* West Union high school according to announcement this week by Supt. C. B. Christian. Bernard W. Ebbing will be in charge of the agriculture class, while Miss Marian Johnston, high school homemaking instructor, will conduct the homemaking class. Citizens Club Meets at West Union Oct. 11 West Union — October meeting of the West Union Citizens club will be held Tuesday, Oct. 11, according to Everett G. Scott, chairman of the program and meals committee. The meeting has been delayed to allow for a special program to be held here, at which outstanding farm figures will debate the merits' of the Brannan farm price plan. Speech Clinic Held Eagle Grove—A corrective speech clinic was held in the Eagle Grove schools this week. The school nurse, Mrs. Grace MacNaughton, planned the clinic and examination was made by Dr. Everett Fossum, speech specialist, extension service, Iowa State Teachers college, . Cedar Falls. County Superintendent C. W. Sankey accompanied Dr. Fossum to Eagle Grove. HEARING! At less than Ic per hour by Wester* Electric The Makers of AH the BELL TELEPHONES FREE DEMONSTRATION Mason City, Iowa TUES., OCT. 4 HOTEL HANFORD 0 A. M. to 2 P. M. te« ««"• regular technician, Mr. Brrnn, make * chart of your henrlnj In just m "w mlnutei. No obligation. See the new all-in-one Weatern Electric hear- "nV aids »•"> tlnd nut why yo ". c "? pay more eliewhere but cannot net an mucli . ,, Or if you cannot come in write for Free Booklet to IOWA AUDIPHONE CO. !• Tears at Oil Flemlnjr Uldg,, In Pes Molnes, Iowa. Settle Damage Suit Without Court Trial Charles City — An out of court settlement was reached this week n the civil case of J. F. Meyer vs. the YelJow Cab company and lerald F. Warrington. Trial of :he case in district court was itarted Sept. 22 with the selec- :ion of a jury. Meyers was asking damages totaling ?1,000 as the result of an automobile collision Detween a cab in which he was a passenger and a car, driven by Warrington. The accident occurred at the intersection of 4th avenue and E street, Charles City, March 31. Attorneys did not reveal the details of the" settlement. Flanagan, Iowa Falls, Heads Planning Group Iowa Falls — J. A. Flanagan, district manager for the Central States Electric company, was named chairman of the city planning commission at a meeting in the city hall this week. He succeeds Ralph McClure, who resigned from the commission when he was appointed a member of the city council. Harold Shoemaker, manager of the Iowa Falls telephone exchange, was appointed to the planning commission by Mayor Floyd Klippel. Assists Clinic Garner—Mrs. Edith Elling, assistant director of welfare in Hancock county, assisted with registration at the crippled children's clinic held at Forest City recently. The clinic was held by state university hospital doctors for the benefit of crippled children in Hancock and Winnebago counties. Electric Motor Repairing By Experienced Men NEW AND USED MOTORS BOUGHT AND SOLD ZAGK BROS. ELECTRIC CO. 30» Second S. W. Phone 977 Rockwell—Miss Mary Lu Jackson has arrived from Phoenix, Ariz., to "spend her vacation with home folks. Goldfield—Earl H. Nelson and A. A. Blewett are spending the week fishing in northern Minnesota. Goodell — Mrs. Ralph Larson went to Waterloo Wednesday to care for the 5 Gorton children, while her sister, Mrs. Walter Gorton, recovers from a major operation. Marble Rock — Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Adams visited relatives in Charles City the past week. Rockwell—Friends of Gus Witt gave him a party in the I. O. O. F. hall prior to his departure for Germany. He w a s presented a purse of money. Lake Mills — American Legion commander, Dr. Stanley Lovik, motored to Denison this week to attend the fall conference of the 8th district. Bancroft—Mr. and Mrs. Frank Meyers and family, Bird Island, Minn., were recent guests at the Allie Meyers home. Rockwell — Word has .been received here of the birth of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Jackson of LaPorte City. Lake Mills—Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hanson returned to Minneapolis after visiting at the parental I. C. Vpgen home. " Plymouth—Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Seeley left this week for South Dakota to visit in the home of their youngest son, Donald, and Mrs. Seeley's mother and sister. Lake Mills—Mrs. Mike Spellman of Dougherty, and Mrs. Josephine LaCosse, Tacoma, Wash., visited at the Asle Brunsvold home. Popejoy—Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Conner are spending 2 weeks fishing and vacationing at Cass Lake, Minn., where they have a cabin. Rockford—Mr. and Mrs. Elmore Nelson were recent guests in the C. S. Berryman home in Rockwell. The Berrymans were formerly farmers near Rockford. Dougherty—Mrs. J. Justin Ryan is vacationing at Ryan this week. Rake — Miss Doris Holecek, a student nurse of Des Moines, spent a few days at the parental James Holecek home. Fenton — Mr. and Mrs. James Hiatt have moved into the Mrs. John Newel apartment, formerly occupied by the Clayton Dits- worths. Cresco—Mrs. Mildred Reynolds has gone to Fond du Lac, Wis., for an extended visit with Miss Ruth Thayer. Meservey—Mr. and Mrs. Englehardt Steenhewdt drove to Des Moines and brought their baby son home from the hospital where he had been for over a week. Goodell — Ethel Brunes ' concluded a 2 weeks' vacation from her duties at the State Bank in Belmohd. She spent 10 days of it in northern, Minnesota and the remainder in the parental Herman Brunes home. Meservey—Mrs. Don Boelman underwent an appendectomy at a Mason City hospital recently. Fredericksburg—Mrs. Vern Sohn of Aberdeen, S. Dak., and Mrs. Harold Utley of New Hampton were recent guests of their sister, Mrs. Clayton Rollins. Meservey — Mrs. Dick Dirks, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Statlander were Belmond callers recently. Fredericksburg — Mrs. A11 a Swanger is the guest of her sister- in-law, Mrs. Floyd Broadwater at Preston, Minn. Thompson—Chief Petty Officer Eelmer Hamlin, wife and family of Norfolk, Va., are spending a months' leave at the materna) Mrs. Chris Hamlin home. Cresco—Mr. and Mrs. Donald Taft and son Greg of SaUna, Kans., are visiting Mr. Taft's parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Taft. Meservey—Mrs. Joe Suntken has returned home from a week's visit in the Harm Wieman home at Verona N. Dak. Rake—Miss Lorraine Bjelland is employed as a nurses' aid at Mercy hospital in Mason City. Northwood—Anton Haugebak is very ill. A missionary nurse is assisting in his care. • Rake—Miss Ruth Hercm, R. N. Armstrong—Mr. nnd Mrs. Luverne Tordoff and daughter of Wilmington, N. Car., have been visiting relatives here and at Estherville. Northwood—Guests at the Anton Haugebak home recently were the Rev. L. F. Scheie of Joice and his guest, Willie Rindahl, Missionary in South Africa. Mr. Rindahl had become acquainted with Mil- liccnt Haugebak, daughter of Mr. Haugebak, while in Africa. Miss Haugebak is also a missionary there. Northwood — W. G. Olson of Minneapolis was In Northwood this week looking after business matters. Arcdalc—Mr. and Mrs. John Me Williams drove to Grinnell Wednesday to visit Mrs. Elizabeth Madill. Report on Drive for Children's Home Aid Northwood—The 17 mission circles of the First Lutheran Ladies Aid held a joint meeting at the church for a report on the drive for gifts for the Beloit Children's home at Ames. Cash totaled §103.75 and 17 large boxes of canned goods, linens and other articles were donated. The Beloit home was originally at Beloit. Some of the buildings were destroyed by fire and i was decided to move the home to Arnes. Construction has been going on the past year and the new buildings and grounds will be dedicated by the new superintendent the Rev. Douglas L. Jacobson Oct. 9. Loras Host to IFTA Meeting Dubuque—The northeastern division of the Iowa Future Teachers Association will meet at Loras college Monday. ' Schools expected to participate are: Iowa State Teachers college of Cedar Falls; Mason City jun- or college of Mason City; Ellsworth junior college of Iowa Falls; Luther college, Decorah; Wartburg college of Waverly; Upper Iowa university of Fayette; oras and Clarke colleges cou- jled with the University of Du- :>uque, from Dubuque. The meeting will open with a welcome by the Rt. Rev. Sylves- :er D. Luby, president of Loras college. Following the welcom- ng speech, recognization of chap- :ers present will be held by Dean Mulford, regional president, and a report will be given of union chapter activities by Miss Elaine Christopoulas, regional secretary. A discussion entitled "Where Are the Employment Opportunities in Education" will be held. 2 Permits Issued Under Iowa Falls Zoning Ordinance Iowa Falls—Two building permits have been issued by the city under the new zoning ordinance. Wfo. 1 went to Art Underwood for i residence to be constructed on he west side. Cost will be be- ween $6,000 and $10,000. No. 2 went to Dewey Gilbert, Jr., for remodeling the store room on Washington avenue recently vacated by the Super-Valu store. Cost of the remodeling will be about $2,500. The new Super-Valu store is opening this week in a new build- ng erected on the site of the former Ellsworth residence at the corner of Oak street and Rock- sylvania avenue. Decorah Firm Chosen to Prepare Drawings for New SUI Hospital Decorah — The Charles Altfillisch architectural service has been chosen to prepare working drawings for the first $750,000 unit of the hospital for crippled and handicapped children to be built at Iowa City. The Altfillisch organization became interested in the project when a representative of George' L. Harvey, university superintendent architect visited Decorah recently. Airman on Leave Cresco — Donald Kalishek, apprentice airman USN, is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J Kalishek, during his 10-day leave Airman Kalishek has just been graduated from a naval training course at Memphis, Tenn. He wil leave here to report on a new assignment oa the east coast, Oct. 8 Drives Minus License, Sentenced to 60 Days Allison—Judge William P. Butler, sentenced John H. Simon of Parkersburg to 60 days in the county jail on a charge of operating a motor vehicle on the public highways in Butler county while his driver's license was suspended. Simon was picked up by Patrolman Harry Lown, ' miles west of Parkersburg, on highway 20, Sept. 26. Officers Named Eagle Grove—Betty Gray, a senior, was elected president of the PASTOR RESIGNS—The Rev. I. G. Kitzmann, pastor of St. John's Lutheran church at Osage, will leave with his family the latter part of October for Dodge Center, Minn., where he has accepted the pastorate of Grace Lutheran church. Ha served at Osage for 9 years. He was ordained by his father, the late Rev. Otto Kitzmann, at West Bend just 25 years ago. Eagle.Grove high school.Commer- cial club. Leila Laurent was elected vice president and Thelma Wet- terhus, secretary-treasurer. This club is composed of students enrolled in the commercial department. Back To School TYPEWRITERS FOR RENT • All Makes ... By Week or Month. ROY EDGINGTON, INC. Phone 1507 ,.:•!> J Watch for the OPENING of the PALLADIUM MASON CITY'S NEWEST AND FINEST ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Featuring: 2 evenings of DANCING to the music of popular dance bands 4 evenings of ROLLER SKATING ALL NEW ROLLER SKATES • We are completely remodeling to bring you Mason City's . . . Newest and Largest Hardwood Maple Floor for Dancing and Skating . , . New smartly appointed snack bar. TO BE LOCATED 1 Mile West of Mason City between Highway 18 and 106 i, >,

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