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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, July 26, 1948
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g July 24, 1948 M»«n City GIob«-G»i«Ue, Mason City, U. Clear Lake Calendar SUNDAY—V. F. W. Gun club trap shoot, Blsgrove farm, 10 a. m. Baseball, Clear Lake V. F. W. vs. Hampton American Legion, Lions field, 2. Band concert, City park. 3. Iowa Pilgrim Fellowship Junior high camp, Methodist camp, 5. Christian Endeavor society, Christian church, 7:30. MONDAY^-Summer music classes continue, high school, 8:30. Red Cross water safety classes continue, bathing beach,' 10. Triple S class of Methodist church, City park. 12. Boat race committee, Buehler's boat livery, 7:30. Navy Mothers club, Legion hall, 8. Odd Fellows lodge, I. O. O. F. hall, 8. Grant's Blue Ribbon Feeders meet at the home o£ Marlyn Momyer. TUESDAY—Red Cross home service worker. City hall, 1 to 5. Young Adult group oC Methodist church. G. H. Gitz home, 216 5th avenue, 6:30. Saratoga post No. 4868, Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW clubroom. 7. Tina Rebekah lodge, I. O. O. F. hall, 8. WEDNESDAY—Golf women, golf course, 9. W. S. C. S., circle 9, Mrs. David Enabnit, 239 S. Center street, noon. Lions club, VFW clubroom, 12:15. E. T. C. Bridge club, Lake Shore hotel, 1:30. Do Your Bit club, Mrs. Raymond Willis. Yacht club sailboat races, City dock, 3. Stafford Post No. 222, American Le- gicm, All Veterans Social Center, 7. Triple C club, Mrs. Loren Elting, 510 S. 4th street. O. N. O. club. Miss Elizabeth Ann Branson, 200 E. Main street. Bible study, Christian church, 8. Union Township Farm Bureau, Lakeside church, 8. THURSDAY—Rotary club, AH Veterans Social Center, 12:15. Red Cross home service worker. City hall, 1 to 5. Royal Neighbor club, Mrs. Roy Westcott, 304 S. 4th street. Youth Fellowship, Gospel Tabernacle church. 8. Grant Township Farm Bureau, Burton Frescott home, 0. FRIDAY —Men's supper match, golf grounds, 5. City council, city offices, 8. SATURDAY—Yacht club sailboat races City clock, 3. Band concert, City park, 8. William K. Mathis Injured in Crash Near Shady Beach Clear .Lake—William K. Mathis, 221 Second street, N. E., Mason City,' when driving toward Clear Lake about 1:45 a. m. Saturday, missed the curve at Shady Beach, left the road and hit a parked car belonging to Don C. Hay ward. Both cars were badly damaged, according to Clear Lake police. Mr. Mathis was taken to a hospital in Mason City in Ward's ambulance for treatment and was dismissed. He suffered a broken arm, cuts on his head and bruises. Aug. 31 Set as Date' for Receiving Bids on New Water Plant Clear Lake—A special meeting of the city council was held in the council room of city hall Friday evening concerning the watei treatment plant. The council set Aug. 31 at 9 a. m. at city hall foi the council to adopt plans anc specifications and receive bids foi the construction of a plant. Clear Lake Globe-Gazette Laboratory School at Lake Closed Clear Lake—Laboratory School for north Iowa, Des Moines area of Methodist churches, which was held at the Methodist church the jart week, closed Friday. At least >0 attended including those who attended full time for credit and visitors. Visitors were here Thursday and Friday from Estherville, Mason City, Garner, Algona, Indianapolis, Ind., and New York. Those attending from out of town were entertained Tuesday afternoon by the local group who chartered the Princess and gave ;hem a ride around the lake. Circle 6 of the W. S. C. S. served a picnic dinner in the City Park following ;he ride. Visitors were taken on an automobile tour Wednesday anening to see places of interest inl»nd near Clear Lake. The Rev. and Mrs. Hubbard entertained the group for a social hour at their home Thursday evening following the evening session. Mrs. W. M. Hubbard was director of ,the school and will be director of a similar school at Atlantic beginning Aug. 1. Pease Team Wins . Men's Supper Match Clear Lake—C. A. Pease, Sr., was captain of the winning team at the men's supper match at the golf grounds of the V. F. W. country club Friday evening. Their score was 519. Dr. Dean Clapsaddle was captain of the losing team with a score of 575 and entertained the winners at dinner. The next match will be next Friday evening. Clear Lake Briefs Mr. and Mrs'. Henry Madscn, Milwaukee, Wis., left Wednesday after visiting since Sunday at the home of the former's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William Madsen, and family. They are spending until the first of next week with Mr. Madsen's brother- in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. William Lacey and family, Klemme. ' Mr. and Mrs. Lester Godden, Algona, moved Friday to the Vernon E. Stout house, 507 N. Fifth street, that they purchased recently. Mr. Godden is employed at Lustre Cleaners. Mr. and Mrs. Loyal Young, Algona, spent Friday at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Godden. Clear Lake Briefs Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Moeller and sons, Michael and Steve, returned Friday evening from Chicago where they had been since Sunday for a pleasure and buying trip for the Moeller Clothing and Shoe store. Kitchen Help wanted—Male or female. Witke's Cafe. Mr. and Mrs. Holden Nelson returned Friday evening from Hayfield, Minn., where they attended the funeral of Mr. Nelson's brother, Nels J. Nelson. They were accompanied home by Mr. and Mrs. Hans Hansen, Cabrey, 111., and Mrs. T. S. Sandeno, Ottawa, 111. The two ladies are sisters of Mr. Nelson. * For Sale: Apartment size gas stove, $35. 201 Clark St. Ph. 326. Grant's Blue Ribbon Feeders will meet Monday evening at the home of Marlyn Momyer. *Mr. and Mrs. Virgil McKibben and Mr. and Mrs. Will McKibben are spending the weekend visiting Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cash and family at Laurens. Mrs. Cash is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will McKibben. Wanted: Lady for Confection Shoppe. Evening and Sunday work. References required. Apply Lake Theater. Mrs. Will Paul is spending 2 week's with her son-in-law arid daughter, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Hansen and family, Clinton. Mrs. Hansen was Lois Paul before her marriage and is recuperating at her home from a major operation. Wanted: Girl for telephone work 2 or 3 clays per week. Write Wm. Dagwell, 411 W. Main. Apt. 2. Mr. and Mrs. George Paul and 3 daughters left Thursday to visit the former's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Hansen and family, Clinton, enroute to their home in Cleveland, Ohio, after a visit with Clear Lake relatives and friends. V. F. W. baseball team plays Hampton American Legion at 2 o'clock at Lion's Field Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Fiske and son, Don, Des Monies, are spending the weekend with Mrs. Fiske's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Christenson. Mrs. Grace Fiske plans to accompany her son and family to Des Moines for an indefinite stay. Clear Lake Junior Legion baseball team was defeated by the Britt team Friday evening at the Lion's Field. The score was 9 to 2. Mrs. Arthur Johnson is at Mercy hospital, Mason City, this week for care and treatment. E. T. C. Bridge club will meet at the Lake Shore hotel Weclnes- iA lA/eek at ij Add 8 Books to Betty Jones Library Shelf Clear Lake—Eight new books have been added this week to the Betty Jones Memorial collection at the Clear Lake public library. They were given by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira W. Jones; her brother and ^ister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Jones, Mrs. M. P. Hughes and Miss Mary Ann Hughes to commemorate Betty's birthday which is July 25. The books were to be on display at the library Saturday through Monday after which they will be circulated. Titles of the books and names of authors follow: "Vicki's Mysterious Friend" — Emma Jacobs. "The Shadow on the Dial" — Augusta Seaman. "The Silver Robin"^-Dean Marshall. "The People Upstairs"—Phyllis Cote. "Animal Inn"—Virginia Moe. "Augustus Caesar's World" — Genevieve Foster. "The Ghost of Blackwood Hall" —Carolyn Keene. "Anne Snow, Mountain Nurse" —Dorothy Deming. our By LYDIA MARGARET BARRETTE, Mason City Librarian Vacation books and travel folders are still circulating well at the desk and the library has this \yeek cataloged 5 books of interest to vacationists here or going on trips. "Championship Golf" by Zaharias shows "Babe" holding the 2 huge cups emblematic of the women's championship of both the U. S. and Great Britain. This is* the first time both cups have been held by one person in the history of women's golf. Pilots See Wingless , Rocket Ship Atlanta, Ga., (U.R)—Two eastern air lines pilots reported Saturday that their plane Friday night passed a tremendous, wingless aircraft that shot a 40-foot flame out its back end and traveled between 500 and 700 miles an hour. Capt. Clarence Snipe Chiles and his co-pilot, John B. Whitted, told of seeing the fantastic airship and said it looked like a B-29 fuselage "blown up about 4 times." The aircraft was brilliantly lighted and had 2 decks of big square windows, they claimed. It passed within 700 feet of the pilots' DC-3 and then shot up in the clouds, they said. "Mountaineer's Handbook" discusses the techniques of mountain climbing. "Sportsmanlike Driving" by the American Automobile association is an excellent book to read before starting on a trip by car. "Towboat River" by the Roshams is illustrated by beautiful photographs and "Yacht Sails" by Ratsey and Fontaine discusses the care and handling of sails. This is a political year and the library is building up for reference a good selection of books on how democracy works. This week there were added "American Democracy" by Laske, "Caste, Class and Race" by Cox, "Democracy and Progress" by Wright, "Foundations of Democracy" by Johnson, "Governments of Foreign Powers" by Buck, "Hollywood on Trial" by Kahn, "Leviathan in Crisis" by Browne, "Seeds of Liberty" by Savelle, "Twentieth Century Political Thought" by Roucek and "The U. S. in the Caribbean" by Perkins. Ruth Suckow Ruth Suckow used to keep bees here in Iowa and there is a new book "Bees Ways" by Curtis for those who are interested in this work either as a vocation or as an avocation. There is also a new book on country life called "Book of Stillmeadow" by Taber. There are 2 art. books, "An Approach to Modern Painting" by Davidson and "How to Make Money in Commercial Art" by Brosnac. There are 3 new books in the field of geology, "Causes of Catastrophe" by Leet, "Rocks and Rock Minerals" by Pirsson, and "Sun Spots in Action" by Stetson. There are 2 new railroad books, "Operations Santa Fe" by Armitage and "Pennsylvania Railroad" by Alexander. Three medical books added this week are "Medicine Today" by New York Academy of Medicine, placed in the Dakin Collection, "New Worlds in Medicine" by Ward and "Red Miracle" by Podol- Lorca," the Spanish dramatist whose first toy bought with his own money was a miniature theater. In general science "Evolution and Ethics" by Keith, "Growth of Physical Science" by Jeans and "Masterworks of Science" by Knedler have been added this week. Hobbies are always popular and "Chess for You and Me" by Hanauer, "Coins of the World" by Raymond and "The Boston Braves" by Kaese for the baseball fans were put into cii-culation Thursday. New Biography "Doctor, Lawyer, Merchant, Chief" by Taylor and "Fifty Great Americans" by Thomas are 2 new books of collective biography. "Goebbels Diaj-ies." "The Question of German Guilt" by Jaspers and the "Stillwell Papers" all give reflections on World war II, 19391945. In regard to China there are 2 new books "Two Years With the Chinese Communists" by Band and "Yankee Ships in China Seas" by Henderson. Our Latin American neighbors have many books written about them. "Rise of the Spanish American Empire" by Madiariaga, "The Southern Americas" by Plenn and "You Meet Them in Mexico" by Martin, are now on library shelves. Two new books on England are "All the Best in England" by Clark and "The English Way" by Mailland. In the field of economics there is "Adequacy of Workmen's Compensation" by Reede, "Alternative to Serfdom" by Clark, "Free Trade in a Free World" by Villard, "Labor Unions in Action" by Barbash and "Modern Economic Thought" by Gruchy. Koolo Station Heads to Meet at Clear Lake Managers of 16 stations comprising the Iowa Tall Corn network with their families will assemble at the I. O. O. F. park at Clear Lake on August 6, 7 and 8 for the annual summer conference. According to advance registration 41 adults and 10 children will be in attendance at the 3-day session. Stations to be represented include KBUR, Burlington; KSWI, Council Bluffs; KTRI, Sioux City; KVFD, Fort Dodge; KDEC, Decorah; KDTH, Dubuque; KROS, Clinton; KAYX, Waterloo; KWPC, Muscatine; KOKX, Keokuk; KSIB, Creston;; KWDM, Des Moines KFJB, Marshalltown; KICD, Spencer; KSTT, Davenport; and KICM, Mason City. Meetings in North Iowa » — -DUMONT—Mrs. C. A. Goodsell and daughter, Virginia, will entertain-the Bristow W. S. C. S. at her home Thursday. CORWITH—The Auxiliary will meet Tuesday in the Legion club rooms. GARNER—The Rotary club will meet at the All Vet's Center Monday. The Rotary Anns will be guests. MARBLE ROCK—The library board elected Mrs. Leo. Stroud president; Mrs. Lola Pringle, vice president; Mrs. Walter Marsh, secretary; Mrs. L. S. Wentworth, treasurer. Mrs. .'->on Wilson was rehired for 2 years as librarian. LYLE, Minn.—The Mona Aid will meet in the church parlors Thursday. NEW BANK SCHEDULE Osjuge—The Mitchell County Bankers association has voted to close all banks in the county Saturday afternoons, effective Aug. 7. day at 3:30 with Mrs. Mark Brooks, hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ross, Ionia, Mich., arrived Wednesday to spend 2 weeks with the latter's grandmother, Mrs. George P. Petersen, 515 Washington street, and with jther relatives. Mrs. Ross will be W. R. Cothern, Me D. Rectal Specialist PEOPLE DREAD AN OPERATION" and rightfully so. There is an element of danger in any operation so why take a chance when it can be avoided. You can have your piles cured without an operation, without loss of time, without pain and at less cost. Special attention to venereal diseases Office: 111 East State St. — Over Yelland and Hanes femembered in Clear Lake as Lucille Petersen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Petersen. The committee on boat races for the Governor's Days celebration will meet at Buehler's Boat livery Monday evening at 7:30 to complete arrangements for the races Aug. 8. Any person interested is invited to attend. The V. F. W. Gun club will hold a trap shoot at the Bisgrove farm on Highway 18 east of Clear Lake beginning at 10 o'clock Sunday morning. Ed Pinckney, Emmetsburor, is spending several weeks with his sister, Mrs. Ed Rushia. He accompanied Mrs. Rushia home from Emmctsburg where she had visited her sister and family, for 8 davs. Mr. Switchman Loses Legs in Accident; Would Not Have Had to Work Molinc, III., (IP) — Kenneth R. Shields, 28 year old switchman, overslept and missed his bus to work. Hurrying to the Rock Island lines yards, he decided to save lime by catching a freight train, passing near his home. He slipped as he ran to grab it. What Shields didn't know as he was carried to the hospital, where both legs were amputated, was that his boss at the yards was trying to call him at home. 'He wanted to tell Shields not ^o report for work. sky. For Little Theater For the Little Theater group and others interested in drama the library has added "Anatomy of Drama" by Thompson, "Christ in the Drama" by Eastman, "Druid Circle" by Van Druten, "How to Write a Play" by Finch, "The Playwright as Thinker" by Bentley and "Three Tragedies of WHITE RITES HELD St. Ansgar—Funeral services for Arthur G. White, 86, were held at the Methodist church Friday, with burial in the city cemetery. He is survived by 3 sons, Wilford and Donald of St. Ansgar and John of Mason City. Mr. White lived about 70 years of his life in the vicinity of St. Ansgar and Stacyville. BUYS SCHOOL BUS Osa<;fi—Supt. C. T. Jnhnsten has announced the purchase r>f a new Reo school bus. The school district will maintain 3 bus routes this fall to facilitate transportation oE both grade and high school pupils attending the Osage schools. —Globe-Gazette Photo ON FURLOUGH—Col. Ron Fallows of the U. S. air force, and family are visiting his parents, Dr. and Mrs. H. D. Fallows at their home, 4 3rd N. W. Col. Fallows saw combat duty m Europe during the war and will report to the New York port of embarkation for overseas duty, presumably in Germany, where he will serve as an operations officer, at the completion of his furlough. Col. Fallows, who is scheduled to compete in the Mason City open golf tournament starting Sunday, is a former city title holder. MRS. McNIDER IMPROVED Mrs. C. H. McNider was reported to be much improved Saturday at the Mercy hospital, where she has been several days, ill with pneumonia. BUYS POOL HALL LcRoy, Minn.—H. L. Kurth purchased the pool hall building from L. M. and L. R. Hailing. They recently purchased it from C J. Wells. Reese Minor will operate the business. Wamstad Farm Sold Osage—Thomas Synsby has purchased the 80-acre tract formerly owned by Henry Wamstad, 4 miles south of St. Ansgar. Synsby is a farmer west of Osage. Wamstad is a retired farmer. . We are Authorized Jobber for . . . RAMSCO and AMERICAN Hammered Piston Rings COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE MACHINE WORK O Piston Resixing • Pin Fitting • Brake Drum Trueing DISTRIBUTORS FOK TOLEDO STEEL PRODUCTS COMPANY. MAKERS OF FINE AUTO PARTS BERRY MACHINE & MOTOR PARTS 118 South Delaware Avenue Theme 514 THE IDEAL SHOES FOR ACTIVE TODDLERS and Mrs. Earl Alexander and daughter, Mary Louise, plan to leave Sunday noon by train for Seattle, then go by boat Aug. 1 to Point Hope, Alaska, to teach natives in the government school where they have been for 3 years. Miss Alexander is government weather observer and handles radio messages for the Alaska Commission of the weather bureau. They have spent 6 weeks at the home of Mrs. Alexander's mother, Mrs. J. T. Galford, and sister, Miss Mary Galford, and 2 weeks the first part of June with Mr. Alexander's relatives in Missouri. Mr. and Mrs. David Barber, Harvard, 111., are visiting the former's mother, Mrs. F. A. Barber. Mrs. Barber and her guests spent Friday at EstherviOe. M r s. Frances Carpenter is Farmers Say Keds Should Be Kept Out of Industry Des Moines. (U.R)—American farmers believe communists should not be allowed to work in industries which would be important in wartime, a survey showed Saturday. The poll, conducted and published by Successful Farming magazine, said 85 per cent of the farmers questioned think that communists should be removed from such jobs. Two-thirds of the farmers interviewed said it was impossible for communist members to be loyal to the United States, the survey said. // /LUG — ana. tfiu&L than ev&t today ^ Smart moccasin styling in white or two- tone elk. Sizes Z to 8. Children learning to walk need exactly the kind of foot training provided by Jumping-Jacks. That patented sole feature means that heel bones are positioned correctly . . . that ankles can't turn in or out. No stiff counters or shanks ... it's like walking barefoot... and foot and leg muscles get full play. No heels or striking edges to wear . . . Jumping-Jacks hold chape and looks until outgrown. Your youngster's feet and his shoe budget both benefit when you have us fit him in Jumping-Jacks! 13 Shoes 105 NORTH FEDERAL spending 10 days with relatives at Cedar Rapids and Clinton. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Nickersoii and Charlene entertained the former's sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Quentin Vietor, of Seattle, Wash., for dinner Wednesday. Vlrs. R. R. Nickerson and daughters, Ruth, Arlene and Pauline and son, Donald, were also present. Mr. and Mrs. Veitor plan to leave for Seattle Sunday. Mrs. Vietor will be remembered in Clear Lake as Clara Mae Nickerson. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Cook left Saturday to spend a month at Shell Lake, Wis. Triple S class of the Methodist church will hold a picnic at City park, Monday noon. The men in J. C. Davenport's class are invited. Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Aurdal left Saturday for a vacation of 2 weeks at Pine River, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Fast and family, Knoxville, are spending a month in the "Jo-Jo" cottage on South 2nd street. Mr. Fast is a brother of Mrs. D. VonSeggen. Dr. and Mrs. G. II. Gitz, 216 5th avenue will entertain the Young Adult group of the Methodist church Tuesday evening at 6:0 for a potluck dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ott have moved to the house 516 and 518 Hugh street that they purchased recently from Nick Litzel. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Battershell have returned to Des Moines after a short visit with the latter's mother, Mrs. A. H. 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