Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on July 21, 1948 · Page 10
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10 July 2», _. 1948 M»s»n City Gloto-Gtiette, M»»n Cltjr, I*. Bates Receives 23 Responses Guests for Aug. 6 to 8 Send Acceptances Clear Lake — Acceptances received Tuesday morning to^he invitations to attend Governor's Days at Clear Lake Aug. 6, 7 and 8 included the following: R. A. Nelson, Independence; Evald E. Trost, Fort Dodge; Willard Ingalls, Monmouth; J. G. Lucas, Madrid, Henry -H. Stevens, Scranton; Russell A. Patrick, Hawarden; J. T. Dykhouse, Rock Rapids; D. E. Dewel, Algona; Harry E. Weichman, Newhall; J. Kendall Lynes, Plainfield; Claire G. Prang, Pleasantville; R. B. Hawkins, Leon; Edwin C. Schluter, Clarence; C. A. Bryson, Iowa Falls; Penn Eckels, Britt; H. M. Knudson, Clear Lake; L. E. Wilson, Eagle Grove; F. E. Sharp, Elkader; Francis L. Kerr, Manilla, and M. F. Hecklin, Wapello. G. L. Ziemer, K. M. Krezek and V. W.. Clickinger, Des Moines, are members of the Iowa Conserva tion Commission who have accepted their invitations. The guests are expected to bring their wives. Further replies are coming in daily. Roy L. Bates, executive secretary to the Cleat- Lake Chamber hosts, announces. of Commerce, **^Stay Mrs. Jennings Tells of in Germany Clear Lake—Mrs. Priscilla Bohlen Jennings, who spent a year in Munich, Germany, spoke of her experiences for the Wa-Tan-Ye club program at the lake shore cottage of Mrs. William Burkhard Monday evening. She told first o: the trip over, with other soldier dependents, on an army transpor' which landed them at Bremer- shaven May 1, 1947. They wen first to Frankfurt and. thence to Munich which she found most depressing as it was a city of more than a million population and now Is 70 per cent de" : myed. She spoke of blocks of rubbl where buildings have been, of visiting the "Eagle's Nest" and the home of Adolph Hitler, of the road built up the mountain side, of the private air raid shelter 3 stories deep, air conditioned and stocked with supplies of food, ammunition and hospital needs sufficient for 2 years, of visiting the salt mines opened in 1517, of black market practices, of present living conditions and food supplies. cJ; the beautiful home of a nazi sympathizer in which she lived all year, OPENS TO PUBLIC THURSDAY— The new Witke on West 2nd street, Clear Lake, will open at 7 o'clock Thursday morning, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Witke, owners, announced Tuesday. The building, purchased from Prom, Incorporated, ast April, has been enlarged^ and completely rebuilt. of the social life of the army people, of trips to other towns and of prices paid for necessities of life. Mrs. Jeaniugs displayed some china dishes and figurines, _also many snapshots of places visited. Mrs. Jennings was introduced by Mrs. Burkhardt. Mrs. L. B. Schwietert was assisting hostess. Dinner was served at the Lake cafe. Mrs. B. A. Morse, who attended a secretarial work school at Ann Arbor, Mich., early in July, told of visiting Miss Charlotte Skene, a former club president now on the faculty of the University of Michigan. f During the business meeting Mrs. Lillian Overton, committee chairman, reported on the float in the July 4 parade and the committee, which also included Mmes. § W. C. Witke and Henry Heimendinger, was given a vote of thanks. The next meeting is Aug. 30 ,instead of Sept. 6, Labor Day. Although Mr. and Mrs. Witke will supervise, Vincent Minette will be manager of the new establishment. S. M. Ferguson, who served his apprenticeship at Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City, will head chef, George Gordon day chef, and Tina Christian, Clear Lake, pastry chef. The remainder of the personnel is local. Enlarge Cafe The Witkes opened the first cafe in the west end ci Clear Lake in 1933, added to th* h-ulding in 1934, completely rebuilt it in 1937 and sold out in 1944 because of ill health. Petersen's Construction company is general contractor for the remodeling job, Earl Hite electrical contractor, Secory's plumbing contractors, Anderson Sheet Metal company, sheet metal and furnace, and Seitz Interior Decorators, Mason City, decorators. Mrs. Witke created the floor and wall designs. A new addition, 20 by 45 feet, houses the office, rest a'nd furnace rooms, walkin cooler, storeroom and all electrical equipment for preparing meats. Across the front is a 12 foot sheet of cast aluminum on which the name "Witke's" will be installed in 8 foot channel neon letters. The remainder of the front and the sides are covered with light faced brick. Inside the large diningroom has picture windows on the lake side, giving a desirable view and affording entrance of lake breezes. The base of the walls is blue with tan above. At the top is a frieze in 3 shades of blue in reflecting the blue of the lake outside. A palm tree stencil design adorns the east and north walls. New Type Lighting Lights are of the instant fluorescent type with louved bottom. A diamond shaped blue and yellow light is in the ceiling center. Booths upholstered in plastic leather and the tile floor are in shades of tan and yellow. Large corner booths and an J^-shaped seat are designed for small groups. Tables are in chrome and blue with formica tops and the chairs are of birch and blue leather. The kitchen, wh;rh is done in white Clear Lake Briefs Miss Alice Storey, head librarian at the public library in Cedar Rapids, is spending a week of her vacation in Clear Lake. Wanted: Raspberry pickers. Knapp Gardens. Phone 460-W. A. J. Bower, branch manager of Gibbs-Cook company, and John Hayes, salesman, left Tuesday morning for Chicago to attend a national road show of farm equipment. Will care for children from 1 p. m.- to 5 p. m. Phone 31-J. Mr. and Mrs. C. Mestadt moved Monday from 10 Glen Cove Drive to 405 E. Main street. Want to Rent: Apt. or house for family of 4 on or before Sept. 1. J. H. Bailey. Ph. 217-W. Mrs. Anna Pierce, Cohassct, Minn., is visiting her cousins, Mrs. Daisy Adams and Mrs. Hattie Hawver. Wanted to Rent: For Aug. small, mod. cottage for 2 adults, close in. Ethel Cook, 215 2nd St. S. E. Mason City or call 714, Clear Lake. Frederic Rogers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Rogers, has received an honorable discharge from U. S. M. C. and is vacationing with his parents for the summer. He has decided not to accept the appointment to Annapolis, Md., naval academy but plans to enter college this fall. Curtiss Alan Hanson, 5A, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Hanson, 507 N. Center street, suffered a broken right arm in a fall from a truck Saturday and is at Mercy hospital with his arm in a plaster cast. The break was at the elbow. | Charles Gard led the lesson on the 4th chapter of Acts for the Christian Endeavor society at the Christian church Sunday night. Dr. Henry W. Kmitson spoke of his recent trip to the west coast for the program of Odd Fellows lodge at I. O. O. F. hall Monday evening. Mrs. Frank Dawson, school nurse, will give a health talk for the program of Mothers Study club at the home of Mrs. William Become Members of Clear Lake 40 and 8 Clear Lake—Three prisoners de la Guerre, Tom Nelson, Jr.; Lawrence Brown, Jr., and George Peterson, successfully completed their toilsome journey to become Vouaguers Militaire in La Societe se Quarante Hommes er Huit Chevaux at a joint promenade and wreck at the All Veterans Social Center Monday evening of Voi- tures 66 and 584. The local voiture endorsed B. R. Dunn, chef de gare of Voiture 66 for grand cheminot; Oscar Jewell of Voiture 66 for grand chef de train and Joe W. Jensen of Voiture 584 for office of grand garde de la porte. The next promenade will be Aug. 9 with election of officers the main order of business. About 7,000 Americans drown annually. WASHINGTON On their way to you, leading the Parade of Washington Fruit Can these golden ripe, juicy apricots for variety this year. For desserts, for pies, for preserves and marmalade, there's nothing finer. Washington State Fruit Commission, Yaktma, Ifaikingtcn Bert's Standard Service Delaware and First N. E. Phone 848 Open From 7 A. M. to 8 P. M. Closed Sundays BERT LIEUWEN Les Birkholz Standard Service 956 East State Phone 221 3 Open From 7 A. M. to 9 P. M. and is completely furnished witfr ncw and modern equipment, stoves and pastry ovens, has a large window space of block glass and window ventilators. The new cafe will be open from 7 a. m. to 2 a. m. daily excepting Mondays when a smorgasbord dinner only will be served from 5 to 8 p. m. The management will make every effort to provide food outstanding in nuailty zc courteously i:i a cheerful homelike atmosphere. On Your Way to Clear Lake Richards Standard Service 19th and South Federal •Open From 7 A. M. to 10 P. M. Al (Pat) Richards and Mrs. 0. M.. Olson, 80, Celebrates Birthday Clear Lake—Mrs. O. M. Olson, whose 80th birthday was Monday, celebrated the event Sunday with her 5 children, 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren present. A picnic dinner was served. One granddaughter, Miss Brenda Olson, New Orleans, La., was unable to attend. Among those present wore Mrs. Ralph Conklin, Los Angeles, Cal.; Mr. and Mrs. Milton Olson and Sonny and Susan, and Arlo Olson, Des Moines; Mrs. Elvira Pettit and Jack and Mr. Parker, Haines City, Fla.; Mr. and Mrs. James Dorgan, Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Lowell, Jr., Rondi, "Butch" and Sharon, Garner, and Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Olson, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Kimball and Lola and Bonnie and Miss Alma Olson, Clear Lake. Purchase Pictures, Books as Memorial Clear Lake—Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Hyde announce that, in addition to the memorial communion set presented to the First Congregational church and dedicated last Sunday, they have purchased 10 pictures for the Ventura Consolidated school and 12 library books for the school's 5th grade in memory of their late sons, Walter and Barry. The money was donated by friends as a memorial fund. D. U. V. HONORS MRS. GRACE FISKE Clear Lake—Plans to serve the noon dinner for the Woman's Relief Corps convention at I. O. O. F. hall Sept. 3 were made by Daughters of Union Veterans at Legion hall Monday evening. Mrs. Grace Fiske, a'member who is going to Des Moines within a few days, was honored 'at a farewell party. Refreshments were served and she was presented a gift. The.tent will hold a potluck picnic supper in City park at 6:30 Aug. 16, the next meeting date. Shaffer Thursday evening. Mrs. Thomas Leese, Waterloo, and Mrs. John Williams, Hansell, spent a few days this week at the D. B. Clapper home on St. Center street. Miss Kathryn Rafferty, Stillwater, Minn., arrived Monday to spend a week at the J. W. Pattie home, 511 W. Benton street. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew jVIcRob- erts and Mrs. Ella Waltham and Jeanne, Calgary, Canada, returned home Monday after visiting Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Ikenberry at their cottage, 213 S. First street. Mrs. McRoberts is a sister of Mr. Ikenberry. The Bethlehem Lutheran Ladies aid will meet in the church parlors Saturday at 2. A picnic lunch will be served. Preaching services will be held at the church at 11 and at 2:30 on Sunday with the Rev. J. H. Stensether, Minneapolis, speaking. Lt. and Mrs. Carl McMullen, Fitzsimmons General hospital, Denver, Colo., arrived Saturday to spend 10 days with the latter's mother, Mrs. Harriet Trimble, V 24 Glen Cove Drive. Mrsr McMullen will be remembered as Martha Trimble. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Zimmerman and daughters, Louise and Mrs. Darwin Noelting, Aredale, called on Mrs. Halcyon Baldock and Clifford at their cottage Thursday. Callers Tuesday were the Rev. and Mrs. Fred Smith, Northwood. Mmes. Charles Baldock and H. G. Brunken drove to Hampton Saturday. They report much grain being harvested. Collins Standard Service Courteous and Helpful Service Fourth & State, Ph. 531 CLEAR LAKE, IOWA Connelly Standard Service 643 SOUTH FEDERAL Arnold Standard Service 1501 SO. FEDERAL PH. 1224 Open From 7 A. M. to 9 P. M. HARRY ARNOLD LA VERNE HERZOG Once those shoes were "big enough' ... but that was years ago. And, just like Bill, this whole nation in the last few years has grown and stretched far beyond the limits of many things that once were "big enough" for it. Everts Standard Service 220 North Woshington Phone 133 Roy Evert? Clear Lake Calendar WEDNESDAY—W omen golfers, golf grounds, 9. Lions club, V. F. W. clubroom, 12:15. Camp Ground Social club, Mrs. Richard Bardslcy. W. C. T. U., Mrs. Myrtle Alder, 310 S. 4th street. 2:15. Zlon Lutheran aid: Naom! circle, Mrs. Raymond Willis; Hannah circle, Mrs. Walter Sorensen, 115 Clara street: 'Rachel circle, Mrs. Emil Finer, in church parlors. Yacht club sailboat races, City dock, 3. Bible study. Christian church, 8. Tri-for-Hl Bridge club, Mrs. Keith McGowan, at T. A. Hein home. South Shore. Lake township Farm Bureau, City hall, ft o'clock. JAYCEE ADOPT JAYCEES ADOPT Clear Lake —Plans to take over the ushering, ticket selling and ticket taking duties for all shows at the Governor's Days celebration at Clear Lake Aug. 6, 7 and 8, were made by members of the Junior Chamber of Commerce at Randy's cafe Monday evening. A W. Schultz was named chairman and will choose his own associates. The Jaycees meet next at Randy's Aug. 2 at 7:15 p. m. Recent studies over a 32-year period show' that farmers' expenditures for fertilizer vary with their previous year's income. $50 Is Contributed or Donald Nissen to Memorial Fund Clear Lake—Mrs. A. B. Phillips, hairman of the Soldiers Memo- ial fund committee, announced Tuesday that the sum of $50 has 3een received as a memorial to he late S/Sgt. Donald L. Nissen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Nissen, ertile. He was killed in action in rermany Dec. 16, 1944, and a memorial service was held for him at .he Lutheran church in Fertile in April, 1945. The money was contributed to his memory by friends and relatives. TO MANAGE CAFE—Vincent Minette, 105 S. North street, Clear Lake, has resigned his position as salesman for Lever Bros. Soap company, Omaha, Nebr., and accepted the position of manager at Witke's cafe, opening Thursday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Minette and Mickey and Dickie came Sunday and the household goods arrived by truck Monday. Buster Rezab's Standard Service 321 Beaumont Drive. Phone 1327 Open 7 A. M. to 9 P. M. 1. THE YEARS SINCE PEARL HARBOR have proved that the oil industry must grow —and grow rapidly —in order to meet its responsibilities to you. Today the American people use over twice as much oil as in 1935. Standard Oil and' the other 34,000 producing, refining, transporting and marketing companies in the oil business work harder than ever to meet your demand. 2 ENTERTAIN FOR MRS. R. PEDELTY Clear Lake—Miss Lois Hein, assisted by Mrs. Howard Butler, nee Virginia Fankell, Newburg, Ore., entertained Monday evening at the T. A. Hein residence a group of 12 classmates and intimate friends at a post nuptial courtesy for Mrs. Robert Pedelty, III, nee Harriett Doyle. Court whist was the diversion with Mrs. Alan Dodge, Mason City, Mrs. T. E. Nelson, Jr., and Mrs. Dale Olson winning prizes. Garden flowers were used to decorate the home and refreshments were served at the close. Mrs. Pedelty was presented a gift from the group. Standard Service State Street and Washington Phone 357 Harold Gallagher, Mgr. 2. IN 1947 THIS DRILLING CREW and the other employees of this company and its subsidiary companies broke their previous records for producing crude oil, for manufacturing and distributing finished products. This year we are out to bring you still more of the gasoline, lubricants, fuel oil and hundreds of other petroleum products which you and the nation need so urgently. Gunderson Standard Service Ventura, Iowa Phone 8 Open From 7 A. M. to 11 P. M. 3. FOR NEW REFINERY UNITS like the catalytic cracker above, for new oil wells, new pipe lines and many other facilities to bring you more oil, we will have spent a total of about $600,000,000 in 1946, 1947 and 1948. We had to borrow a large part of that. Every month, we add to our skilled, hard-working employee group, which numbers over 46,000 men and women. 4. DURING THE MONTHS JUST AHEAD you may not be able to drive into a service station just any time and get all the gasoline you want But this problem and others can and will be solved. Working together as free men and women, the American people will continue to grow, to produce, to earn for themselves more and more of the things that make life better for everyone. Standard Oil Company (INDIANA)

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