Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on July 24, 1948 · Page 7
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Mason City Calendar JULY 25—Doe chow at 1 p. m. in East park. JULY M—Community Cheat budget hearings, X. W. C. A., 3 p. m. AUG. 2-6—Restaurant operator! short course at Eadmar. AUG. !-JS—Summer term, Reisch School of auctioneering. AUG. «, 7 •»* S —Junior Legion state baseball tournament. AUG. t, t »ad S—Governor's days at Clear Lake. • AUG. £1-21—Junior Legion Regional baseball tournament. AUG. S3-SS— Mason City high school and junior college registration, Mason City high school, 8 to 12 a. m., 1 to 5 p. m, AUG. S»—Mason City schools open. SEPT. S-7—North Iowa fair. SEPT. M-S7—Iowa State Jewelers association convention. OCT. 7-»—State library association meet- Ing. HERE IN MASON CITY Mrs. Bessie Lyons and her sister, Mrs. J. H. Boyd of 225 First S. W., have returned from a visit with their brother in Pomona Cal. Fuller Brushes. Phone 1358W. Mary Belle Schmitz, 808 Madison N. W.,.left for Tama to attend the funeral of her brother-in-law, W. H. Schmitz, who died following a heart attack. Mrs. Gertrude Johnson, 403 Madison N. W., also attended the services. Paper Headquarters. Shepherds. Mrs. Abbie Layman, 324 6th N. W., is at the Park hospital recovering from a broken hip. Time tested paints at Payne's color bar. Dr. R. W. Shultz, Hotel Hanford, attended the 52nd annual convention of the American Os- teppathic association which ended Friday at the Statler hotel in Boston. 1st class painting in and out. Phone 3298W. The local Red Cross chapter announces this week's dramatization in the "In Your Name" series that may be heard over KGLO each Saturday at 3:3Q p. m. The story concerns a young man who thought he was being given a "stand-up" and the near tragic consequences of his reaction to the slight. AP \Virepholos, received daily at the Globe-Gazette, are shown at the front entrance of Dillons clothing store, 14 East State. Holy Family ladies' aid will hold an ice cream social at the school grounds Sunday afternoon and evening. North Iowa Vet to Be Reburied Rites Will Be Sunday for Kenneth E. Young St. Ansgar—The body of Kenneth E. Young, torpedoman's mate 3/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Young, will arrive at Manly Saturday morning from Kansas City. Funeral services will be held in the Methodist church. Sunday at 2:30 p. m., with burial in the city cemetery at St. «Ansgar. Kenneth enlisted in the U. S. naval reserve in January, 1943, and entered the service Feb. 2, 1943. He received his first training at Farragut, Idaho. In February, 1944, he was- transferred to the South Pacific where he was on duty until June 12, 1944, when he was killed in action. At the time of death he was 18 years, 5 months and 12 days of age. He was buried temporarily in the Southwest Pacific. * * * Change Mail Service for 434 Homes 110 Families in West Haven to Get City Carrier Service A change in the mail service affecting 434 families in Mason City was announced Friday by Postmaster Fred A. Cahalan. Of these 110 patrons in West Haven will be served by a city carrier for the first time. Other areas affected by the change are 104 families in Mid-* land Heights, 154 in the Laws ad-' dition and adjacent territory and 66 in the Highlands. The effective date of the change has not yet been determined but it will be some time this summer 'or early fall, perhaps within a few weeks, Postmaster Cahalan stated. Notice of the change will be given to all patrons affected, specifying preparations for the event. To Have "Mounted" Carriers The new service will be given by a "mounted" city carrier, not a rural carrier. Accordingly, "Rural Route 1" will not be used in the address of West Haven residents, when the ruling goes into effect. The city carrier will serve from his automobile in much the same manner as a rural carrier and the rural typt of mail box must be provided, the notices stated. "I am pleased to report that the postmaster general has authorized the extension of mail delivery service into the West Haven addition," Postmaster Cahalan said in commenting on the change. "I have felt that the rows of mail boxes along the heavily traveled highway 106 are much too dangerous and I have felt also that the people of West Haven are entitled to better delivery service — that is, delivery nearer their homes. I am glad that the postof- fice department approved my recommendation for this change/' he added. Shows West Haven The accompanying chart shows the West Haven area that will receive the city service for the first time. It is bounded on the east by Benjamin street and on the \vest by McKinley street. The north boundary is 19th street (highway 106) and the south boundaries are 26th from Grover street westward to McKinley and 23rd street eastward to Benjamin. In Midland Heights 89 families served by rural route 3 on 28th and 29th streets and 15 families in the 400th block on 27th and 26th streets between Madison between Madison and Monroe having out-of-bound boxes will get the city carrier and improved service. In the Laws addition and adjacent territory in the southeast section of Mason City, mail service by rural carrier No. 3 will be discontinued. Instead service will be performed by a mounted city carrier who will give curb delivery into rural type mail boxes in much the same manner as the rural carrier but will serve many patrons much closer to their homes and perhaps a little earlier in the day, Cahalan pointed out. Route Outlined Following is the route to be followed in the above mentioned area: Beginning at 19th and Hampshire S. E., the carrier will go north to 16th, east to Virginia, north to 15th and <*ast to Kentucky. He will then go back west on 15th to Hampshire where he will again turn around, going back to Virginia. He will go north on Virginia to 14th, west on 14th to Hampshire, north to 13th, east on 13th to Kentucky, north on Kentucky to 9th, west on 9th to Virginia, south on Virginia across the railroad tracks to 12th and west 12th to Carolina place, then corner of Carolina place and 9th, all southeast. From this point he will go east on 9th 8th across the M. & St. L. tracks to' South Carolina. Rural type mail boxes must be erected at the curb on the right hand side of the street as traveled by the carrier and names and addresses must be painted on each box. Two or more boxes should be grouped wherever this can be done conveniently. Provide Better Service It will be noted, the postmaster explained, that better service is provided for persons residing on 16th S. E., 14th S. E., 12th S. E., 7th S. E., and on Virginia from 7th to 16th S. E. Patrons residing on the north side of 15th should move their boxes to the north side of the street. Patrons residing on ' both sides of 9th street between Virginia and Kentucky S. E., should move their boxes to the north side. Patrons on 13th S. E., from Hampshire to Kentucky, should move boxes to the south side of the street, he stated. All patrons In this area should arrange to have their mail addressed by street and number. Use of the designation "Rural Route No. 3" must be discontinued when the change goes into effect, it was stated. In the Highlands in the northeast section of the city, the streets to receive the new city service are 15th street east of Kentucky, .the 1400 block of Ohio N. E., and 16th N. E. from Hampshire eastward to its end. These patrons are now served in out-of-bound boxes at 15th place N. E., and Rhode Island and on 15th N. E., a block east of Rhode Island. Preparation Suggested While waiting for the change, patrons affected are asked by me postmaster to prepare for the event immediately as follows: 1. Display a house number prominently on your home so that it may be read easily from the street. If the correct number is not known, inquire of the city engineer at the City hall. Notify your correspondents to address your mail by street and number. 2. Erect a post and support for your mail box on the right side of the street as traveled by the carrier, ready to receive your box when the change is made. On the accompanying chart the dotted line shows how the carrier will travel. Two or more patrons living close together should group their boxes on one standard wherever possible. Paint Name and Address 3. Paint your name and address on your mail box now, but do not move it from its present location until notified. If you do not own an approved rural mail box in serviceable condition, obtain one promptly. "The v postoffice is glad to bring this improved service and it is hoped that patrons will co-operate by moving their boxes promptly on the date of the change (where such moving is required) and see that the name and address is prominently displayed on the box," Cahalan said. He added that if any feature of the change requires classification persons should not hesitate to inquire at the postoffice. XBMB Clir Gl»fc«-G»i««t«, MM»B City, I». July 23, _ 1948 11 Sailor on Leave Cresco—Charles Van House, seaman 2nd class, is spending a week's leave with his mother, Mrs. Agnes Bastian in Cresco. He has completed his boot training at San Diego, Cal., and on his return to that naval base he will be assigned submarine training school. street to Virginia, north on Virginia to 7th, east on 7th to Kentucky, south to 8th and west on 2. Of* «5t S.W. KENNETH E. YOUNG Buenos Aires, the name of Argentina's capital city, means "good air." ONUMENT THAT MARKER 2<f.i*.« $.W J ^p ^^ ^^ ^^ ^^ ^ im ^^ ^ fm •••* mtr •«• *v^ Peddler who sells you less than your loved one deserves $« St 5,W. / Shames you when decoration day arrives Let us plan a low cost monument that yon will be proud of. Mason City Monumental Works, Inc. WEST-HAVDMDDlTfOHf "ORPHAN" AREA GETS CITY MAIL SERVICE—This hitherto "orphan" area of the Mason City postoffice mail service, the West Haven addition, will soon get its first city service. It is now being serviced by rural route No. 3. The dotted line indicates direction and line of travel the new "mounted" mail carrier will take. Rural mail boxes are to be erected on the right hand side of the street as traveled by the carrier. Pure Breed Dog Match at East Park Sunday at 1 P. M. The recently organized Mason City kennel club will hold the first sanctioned pure breed dog match in Mason City Sunday at 1 p. m. in East Park. Permission was'granted by Mayor Howard E. Bruce to use the park for this match that is expected to attract a record crowd from the north Iowa area. „„-,, Three local men—R. D. Snoop, Walt Genzler and Robert Lcmgs- dorf—were instrumental in forming the Mason city kennel club 4 organization* ***#._*** Cahill Named on Committee Succeeds Barragy on County FHA Program Appointment of Joseph B. Calill, Route 2, Mason City, to a 3- r term on the farmers home administration county committee for erro Gordo county was an- lounced Friday by B. W. Lodwick, tate director. Mr. Cahill succeeds James T. Barragy, whose term expired June 0> Also on the committee are :iemence G. Gorkowsk^, route 2, Vlason City, and Prescoft P. Linday, Nora Springs. A committee of ! serves in each agricultural coun- y throughout the nation in which he agency makes farm ownership and operating loans. Appointments are scheduled so that a committee always has 2 experienced nembers. The Cerro Gordo county committee has an important place in making supervised credit available to local farmers, according to Hugh Braby, county supervisor. Before any money can be borrowed through the agency an applicant must have the approval of he county committee. In the case of farm ownership loans, the farm o be purchased, enlarged or improved must also be approved by he committee. "The members •enow agricultural conditions in the county, are often familiar with the 'arm the applicant plants to ope- •ate," Mr. Braby explained. In addition to approving loans he committee co-operates with he county supervisor in over-all administration of the program in he county. Periodically they review the progress of borrowers to determine whether they have reached a financial position that would enable them to refinance their loans through private lenders. A farmer who is eligible for sources is not eligible for a loan :rom the Farmers Home Administration. McCoy Truck Lines Asks Withdrawal of Route Application The state commerce commission announced in Des Moines that the McCoy Truck Lines, Inc., had withdrawn an application to operate a truck line between Des Moines and Elma. The application had been slated for hearing this week. The company had proposec to operate over several routes in Polk, Jasper, Poweshiek . Tama Marshall, Story, Black ' Hawk Hardin, Franklin, Cerro Gordo Floyd, Howard, Chickasaw, Bremer, Butler and Wright counties. months ago. The was founded in the interest of ac-1 quainting the general public with the pleasure and satisfaction, derived from raising and showing pure bred dogs. To Learn Values Assisting persons in appreciating the merits of fine dogs and learning the useful values of their dogs are the primary objectives of the Mason City kennel club headed by R. D. Shoop, president, Glen Ortmayer, vice president and Mrs. L. L. Boomhower, secretary-treasurer. Robert Longsdorf, Leonard Leek and R. C. Temple comprise the board of directors of the organization. A constitution wa.\ framed, revised and submitted to the American kennel club of New York for ratification in June. « The local club, which now has a membership of 45, has invited all persons who own or raise pure breed dogs in the north Iowa area and who are in good standing with the American kennel club of New York or any other recognized club to join the local organization. Details concerning membership can be obtained from Mrs. L. L. Boomhower, route 4, Mason City. Committee Appointed The bench committee, composed of D. G. Rickey, Leonard Leek, William Carrot, R. C. Temple and George Reynolds was appointed by club president Shoop to supervise the dog show Sunday. Charles M. Siever, Des Moines, a recognized mid-west dog authority will serve as judge of the Mason City match, and Dr. G. W. Cady, local veterinarian, will examine all participating dogs prior to the show Sunday to make certain they are in good physical condition and have no communicable diseases. The amplifying system will be provided by the Herb and George radio store. No admission will be charged SUB-ASSEMBLY GOING AT AUTOMATIC WASHER The Mason City plant of the Automatic Washer company is expected to be in full operation in the near future, with the completion of the installation of electrical equipment. Meanwhile a sub-assembly line in the west building of the plant is already in operation as these* pictures show. Left to right in the lop picture are John Sheehy, Gordon Coyer, Gene Reynolds, Earl Ross and Earl Houser in the transmission assembly section of the sub-assembly line. Lower picture gives closeup of Coyer and Reynolds at work. The sub-assembly line also includes a basket assembly, hose assembly and valve and pump assemblies, according to Cecil E. Clement, Mason City plant manager. When the 2 main assemblies get going in the main building, which is 375 feet long and 60 to 75 feet wide, the company expects to employ close to 200 men, making wash machines at the yearly rate of 50,000. The main assembly lines are rapidly taking shape and a carload of crating has arrived, the car going into the building on a siding from the Mason City and Clear Lake railroad. $. The electrical drying oven is already installed provided with 540 lamps of 375 kilowatts each. Also in place are the spray booths, and equipment is being installed for spot, arc and gun welding. Both overhead and roller track are being built and drill dresses and other equipment installed. Two types of washers are to be made at the local plan, which is situated on highway 106, west of Mason City. These are the automatic duo-spin washer and a cabinet type with a disappearing wringer. Both are new on the market. lor the dog match, and owners may register their dogs until noon Sunday. —Globe-Gazette Photo CINDY — Shown above is "Cindy," 2 year old pure bred cocker spaniel female owned by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bittner, 110 9th N. E. The Mason City kennel club is sponsoring the 1st sanctioned pure breed dop match in Mason City Sunday at 1 p. m. in East park. Mills; Mrs. O. G. Clause, Jefferson. Seventh — Whitney Gilliland, Glemvood; Mrs. Malcolm Lomas, Red Oak. Eighth—A. A. Coburn, Chero- SUFFERS STROKE Ridgeway—Word came to Ridgeway relatives this week that Clarence F. Fjelstul is critically ill from a paralytic stroke at his home in Minneapolis. Mr. Fjelstul recently sold his mortuary business in Decorah and planned on retiring in the southwest, but later decided to live in Minneapolis. Committee Members and Electors Are Named at Caucuses Des Moines—Committeemen and committee women elected in the republican district caucuses at Des Moines Friday are: First—State Senator Al Doud, Douds; Margaret Hinder man, Wapello. Second—Harvey M. Lange, Dubuque; Mrs. Arlene Raymond, Independence. Third — Boyd Hayes, Charles City; Mrs. Gertrude Wilharm, Sumner. Fourth—W. Keith Hamill, Newton; Mrs. Lloyd Thurston, Osceola Fifth — Charles Van Werden, Winterset; Mrs. Alice Figg, DPS Moines. Sixth—S. R. Torgeson, Lake kee; Mrs. Elizabeth Troi. Sibley. Fred McCuUoch, Belle Plaine, was selected as president elector in the 1st district; George M. Curlis, Clinton, in the second; Arch McFarlane, Waterloo, in the third; C. E. Baylor, Sigourney, fourth; Art Wallace, Des Moines, fifth; W. H. Strachan, Humboldt, sixth; John Hippsley, New Market, seventh, and M. E. De Wolfe, Spencer, eighth. The convention at large was to choose 2 more electors this afternoon. PLAN GIRLS' CAMP Manly—With the following committee in charge, Mrs. B. Nessa, Mrs. L. C. Kenison, Mrs. Earl Schaub, Mrs. C. R. Doebel and Miss Andrene Hanson, held a meeting at the Farm Bureau office to complete girls' camp. plans for 4-H Take a Good Look Do ynur family's shoes need mendinr, new heels, soles? Let our experts do the job. FOX SHOE REPAIR 205 South Federal HEIMENDINGER TRANSFER LINE NATION-WIDE MOVING SERVICE Quality Service in Modern Vans . . . Experienced Help PHONE 1070 Office: 823 4th St. S. W. FURNITURE NEED CLEANING? Send !t To Hospital Clinic Asks $304.56 Against Funk The Park hospital clinic of Mason City has filed suit in district court for $304.56 against Herman P. Funk. The petition states that this is the amount due the hospital, including interest at 5 per cent, for profossional service and care of the late Bessie Funk for a period from Sept. 7, 1943 to Oct. 10, 1946. „ Lady Slipper Blossoms Out Milford, N. H., (U.R)—Charles S. Emerson, who has spent 12 years developing a lady slipper plant, believes this year's growth — sprouting 75 buds—is one of the largest on record. DMA BURGENER will UNLOAD your CARLOAD Phone 1010 HOUSEHOLD GOODS MOVING Packing and Crating WWW WITH ALl.IN.ONE AIDS AT TWICE THE PRICE! ALL YOU WEAR ^^-CSli^g^ 79 +**. f ^ —•6 01.— * EAR I NG A I for «•• year Tremendous volume, notional sales maka this sensaSionally new low price possible. All the features of hearing aids costing as much as $2001 You'll be amazed at the clearness and reserve power of your Soperfonic.The transmitter and miniature batteries are all in one unit. Efficient noise cot-out. Tubes and receivers individually fitted to your personal needs. FREE DEMONSTRATION. Lev**/ BATTERIES FOR ALL MAKES Mail Orders Filled Promptly DR. J. H. LEPPER, Opt. 28 First Street S. E. Mason City, Iowa Hotel Sunday, July 25, 1948 Special Sunday Dinner Includes COMPLETE DINNER Children's Portions Vi Price Choice of: Chicken Broth With Rice or Chilled Tomato Juice Breaded Fifler of Wall-Eyed Pike, Tartar Sauce. .$1.00 Baked Swiss Steak en Vegetable Gravy 1.00 Chicken Salad with Sliced Tomatoes ] .00 Chinese Chop Suey, Steamed Rice ] .00 Roast Sirloin of Beef, Natural Gravy l.QO Breaded Pork Chop, Apple Sauce i .00 Spanish Omelette on Toast i.QQ Creamy Whipped, Hash Browned, or French Fried Potatoes, Buttered Broccoli or Wax Beans Chopped Salad Homemade Rolls 1 Coffee Choice of: Chocolate Pudding, Ice Creams or Sherbets FROM OUR A LA CARTE MENU: Chops, Steaks, Roast Prime Ribs, Fried Chicken, Sea- foods, Salads, Sandwiches, and Hanford Hamburgers. PLATE LUNCHEONS EVERY DAY, EXCEPTING SUNDAY

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