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North Iowa Brown Swiss Heifers Leave for Japan July 17, _ 1948 f. Maion City <5uk*-Ga««tt«, MM*H City, to. Will Assist in Building Herds 20 Head Selected to Aid Recovery Program Iowa Falls—Twenty purebred Brown Swiss heifers were shipped out of Iowa Falls this week on the first lap of a trip which will take them to Japan. The heifers were purchased from Brown Swiss breeders in this area by the heifer project committee of New Windsor, Md. This committee was organized in 1942 for the purpose of sending cattle and goats to the war torn countries of the world to assist in the rebuilding of herds. Since that time the committee has moved more than 5,000 head of heifers and milk goats to European countries. These are, the first heifers, however, to go to Japan. Brown Swiss were requested by the army and other authorities in charge of. the rehabilitation program in Japan. Cattle purchases by the committee are furnished by donations and all of the Brown Swiss moved out of this area were purchased outright by the committee through its representative, Milford Lady, with the help of W. H. Azeltine, Brown Swiss breeder of Hampton. Breeders in this area from whose herds heifers were selected include Ed Hensing, Iowa Falls, 4 head; C. M. Myers, Iowa Falls, 5 head; Dallas Harrison, Hampton, 3 head; W. H. Azeltine, Hampton, 4 head; Marion Dickson, Nora Springs, 3 head, and Wilbur Howell, Charles City, 1 head. The heifers were shipped to California, leaving Iowa Falls on the Illinois Central railroad and will be re-shipped by boat from there. Nab Woman on Fraud Charge Wanted at Cresco for Failure to Keep Word Cresco —Sheriff Percy Haven has gone to Bismarck, N. Dak., with extradition papers for a woman who, when in Howard county, gave her name as Gladys Gleason. She is wanted here on a charge of obtaining money from Howard Foote under false pretenses. Mr. Foote is proprietor of the Davis Corner store, 9 miles west of Cresco. Foote accompanied the sheriff. Some time ago, according to the county officers, the woman sold to Foote a bill of lacquer varnish with the understanding that she would send out a crew of women who would demonstrate and sell the product. She collected the money for the invoice and to date neither the crew nor Miss Gleason have put in an appearance. Since being apprehended in the North Dakota area, Miss Gleason has been in custody at Grand Forks. WORKMAN INJURED Dougherty—Ray Campbell received a painful leg injury while working at the elevator, when a wagon box fell against him, cutting a deep gash in his leg. He was taken to a physician at Rockwell. JAMES DOLLIVER Congressman Will Address Old Settlers Ledyard—The annual reunion of the old^settlers of Grant township, KossutH county, will be held Sunday, July 25, at the Grant school gymnasium with a picnic dinner at noon. The principal attraction of the afternoon program will be a talk by Congressman James Dolliver of Fort Dodge. The 4-H girls of Grant township and talent from nearby communities will constitute the remainder of the program. Mrs. Lars Skaar of Ledyard is president of the reunion association. Garner Auxiliary to Sell Magazines for Sick Room Equipment Garner—The Auxiliary to Gifford Olson post of the American Legion is beginning its annual magazine subscription campaign to raise funds for the purchase of portable adjustable hospital beds with mattresses and other sick room equipment for the treatment of patients in their homes. The new equipment will be housed in Garner, Corwith, Kanawha, Klemme and Clear Lake and available for use in the homes of residents of Garner, Ventura, Clear Lake, Britt, Wesley. Woden, Corwith, Crystal Lake, Hayfield. Kanawha, Miller, Klemme, Gnod- ell, Thornton, Meservey, Swale- dale, Rockwell and the surrounding rural areas at all times without charge except for transportation. The equipment will also be readily available for use without charge to any doctor, nurse or hospital in any of the above areas should an emergency arise. Every resident co-operating will get value received in well known magazine subscriptions. The campaign is a community service project and not a request for donations. 1,000 at Field Day Cresco—P. N. Payne, extension director, reports an estimated crowd of 1,000 attended the Howard county field day Friday on the experimental farm west ol' Cresco. TUESDAY, JULY 20 — 7:30 P. M. AT ST. ANSGAR, IOWA OUR AUCTIONS ARE BEING HELD AT NIGHT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 200—HEAD OF LIVESTOCK—ZOO 15 Shorthorn steers, wt. 500 Ibs.; 15 White Face steers, wt 500 Ibs.; 20 White Face heifers, wt. 500 Ibs.; 20 Shorthorn heifers, wt. 500 Ibs.; 25 White Face heifers, carrying some flesh, wt. 700 Ibs. Our usual run of fat cattle, butcher and feeder cows, stockers and feeders, veal calves, sheep and lambs, wet sows and boars. Last week's sale was very active with all classes of livestock In very good demand. Sec us about your livestock transactions. We will buy all kinds of livestock you have to sell, and will also try to help you fill your livestock needs. We have buyers for all classes of livestock. Consign your stock to our St. Ansgar auction. ST. ANSGAR SALE BARN Ben W. Mouw, Auctioneer — Phone 170 Axel Hansen, Manager, Phone 304 Office Phone 113 Cook's Grocery Highway 18 Easf ... By Taylor Bridge East Edge of Mason City NEW CALIFORNIA POTATOES 10 100 POUND BAG $3.69 Ibs. for 37c BANANAS 2!£ 29c LARGE SIZE CANTALOUPE eoch !9c WATERMELON CUT COLD OR WARM OPEN SUNDAY HERE •««< THERE Ackley—Miss Margaret Althouse and brother George returned Tuesday from Hobart, Ind., where they visited their sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Taylor. Leland—Elmer Olson who underwent an emergency appendicitis operation in the Forest City hospital Saturday evening, is reported in. satisfactory condition. Marble Rock—Dr. and Mrs. J. S. McNinch returned to their home in South Bend, Ind., after spending a few days with Mrs. Eva McNinch. Dumont—-Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Bruce and family of Sioux Falls, S. Dak., were recent guests in the S. G. Barlow home. Mrs. Bruce was formerly Nell Young, a teacher in the Dumont school. Ackley—Ed Bartling motored to Monmouth, 111., to get his wife and sons Frank and George, who visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Bird. Marble Rock—Mrs. Ruth Uker, who has been a patient at an Iowa City hospital, has returned home. Riccville — Mrs. William Lauman. Jr., and children from California are visiting at the parental Dr. L. S. Walker home and with other relatives. Marble Hock—Mrs. Jesse Heft attended the W: S. C. S. institute of the Upper Iowa Methodist conference at Mt. Vernon the past week. Bode—Mrs. Lyle "Wade has returned from a 2 week's visit with her sisters and their families in Minneapolis. Cresco—The Rev. H. H. Adix, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran church at Chester, will be in charge of the morning worship service in Immanuel Lutheran church here Sunday. The Rev. Robert R. Ahrens, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran church, is on vacation. Klemme—Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Jennings and son have returned from a trip to Sioux Falls and Aberdeen, S. Dak. Ackley—Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Scallon are the parents of a son born July 9 at St. Francis hospital at Waterloo. Thompson—Mr. and Mrs. Hal Molloy and 2 children of Tonawanda, N. Y., and Katherine Florence and friend Dell Branstad of Washington, D. C., came for a 2 week's visit with Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Florence and Mr. and Mrs. Dave Branstad. Klemme—Mr. and Mrs. Ed Jacobs, Dean and Lois Ann, drove to Cedar Falls and visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elwyn Jacobs. Frcdericksburgr—The Rev. Frank Deaver, Edwin Mueller, Werner Borcherding, Harry Laabs, Billy March and Edwin Barker spent Monday night and Tuesday at Clear Lake on a fishing trip. Osage — Edwin and Donald Shaw, sons of Mrs. Harold Brown, Neosha, Wis., are visiting at the home of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Cook, and will remain until the fore part of September when Mr. and Mrs. Brown will visit here and the boys return home for school. Rake—Benone and Julius Erdahl and John Hovland spent a couple of days at the C. C. Erdahl home in Kenyon, Minn. Stacyville—Mrs. Margaret Wolf has returned from a 2 weeks' vacation with friends in the Twin Cities. Clarion—Harry Skipton, formerly proprietor of the City Cleaners, has moved to Fayette where he will again engage in the cleaning business. Stacyville—Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Robertson of Mason City and their guest Mrs. L. G. Blackmcr of Hooker, Okla., were recent guests of Mrs. Florence Stehn. Manly—A guest in the home of the Rev. and Mrs. Carl Frankhauser recently was L. W. Schaller of Cedar Falls. Swaledale — James Ulum of Storm Lake wns a recent guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ulum. Goodell—Mr, and Mrs. Herbert KeLlogg of McCallan, Texas, visited Tuesday with friends, the Downings and Schneiders. Crystal Lake—Mrs. Pearl Smith sold her home in Crystal Lake to her son Wilbur and family who will reside here. Mrs. Smith and daughters Ax-line and Mrs. Betty Madson left Monday for the state of Washington to make their home. Woden—Mr. and Mrs. George Ehlers of Hettinger, N. Dak., have returned home after spending week with relatives here. Latimer—Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Rothouse of Austin, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hampel of Allison, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dovey of Hampton, and Mrs. Clarence F. Rodemeyer and daughter Donna Mae of Thornton were recent visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Roberts. Rake—Mrs. Bill Hines and Collene of Ames spent a few days at the parental Ole Ryg, Sr. home. Janice returned to her home after spending 5 weeks with her grandparents here. Rake — Mrs. Gertrude Skogen and daughter Alice Skogen, R. N., of Minneapolis, accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Art Smith of Charles City to. Vining, Minn., for a visil at the Rev. H. E. Okland home. Stilson—Mr. and Mrs. Ed Winters of Minneapolis, Minn., Mrs Lee Corning of Sioux Falls, S. Dak., Mrs. Grace Winters of Iowa City, and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Neff and son of Wayland, spent several days in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schwab. Popejoy—Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Trousdale and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Olson are visiting a few days with the Kermit Evans family at Lynd, Minn. Marble Rock — Mrs. Andrew Carney entered a Mason City hospital for surgery. Latimer — Mr. and Mrs. Jens Rued went to Iowa Falls recently where they called on Mrs. Chris Madsen of Alexander and her baby daughter born July 9 in the Ellsworth hospital. Calmar—Albert Flaskrud and Kenneth Wangsnes left for Portland, Ore., and the west coast where they will, spend some time visiting relatives and vacationing. Cresco—Mrs. George Plummer of Rochester, N. Y., is spending a month with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul N. Payne. She came by plane to Rochester, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Payne drove there to meet Serves Calmar a Half Century Frank Pletka Active at 80 as Town Marshal Calmar—Frank Pletka, who recently celebrated his 80th birthday, rounded out 50 years of serv- ce to the town of Calmar this week. Mr. Pletka serves as street and water commissioner and town marshal. He still is in active serv- ce and on full time. ' ' When Mr. Pletka first served ;he community - he was also the city lamp lighter, the first lamp being gasoline, then gas and later electric lights. ner. Calmar—The annual Sandager reunion was held at the Spillville park with around 50 relatives present. Britt — Mr. and Mrs. William Luebke of Milwaukee, Wis., spent the past week visiting Mrs. Luebke's sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Fox. Luverne—Recent guests at the iiome of Mr. and Mrs. Gottlieb Hanselman were the R. D. Jones family of Fairmont, Minn. They also visited the George Grimsehl and the Richard Wegner families. Lathner—Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Oliver and .sons of Nevada, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Roberts and Mr. and Mrs. Milo Roberts and family of Belmond and Mr. and Mrs. John Roberts of Hampton visited recently with Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Roberts. Riceville — Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mueller and family left for their home in Dallas, Texas, after visiting at the parental Nick Mueller home. Mr. and Mrs. William Mueller, Paul Mueller and Reynolds Mueller, all of Des Moines, have also been visiting their parents. Goodell—Mr. and Mrs. E. Robinson and Sherry moved Wednesday to Des Moines where they have purchased a home. The Cecil Stepleton family of Monroe moved into the Anton Benson property vacated by the former. Mr. Stepleton is a foreman on the work of dredging the west river. Chapin—Gene Abrams of Darien, Wis., came for a few days' visit at the home of his son, L. E. Abrams. and family. Lakota—Mrs. Robert Hamilton and 2 sons and Mrs. Edwin Kramer and daughter are spending this week at Spirit Lake in Maude Hamilton's cottage. Fredericksburg — Mr. and Mrs. Lester Gucnther are the parents of a son born at the New Hampton hospital Tuesday. Garner — Members of the Garner fire department held their annual picnic at the R. B. Rhoades cottage at Clear Lake Tuesday. The honorary firemen were guests Plymouth—Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Heinselman are the parents of a son born July 13 in a hospital al Mason City. Spillville — Mr. and Mrs. J. J Kubesh and son Donald of Mason City are vacationing with Mr. anc Mrs. J. J. Kubesh at Ft. Atkinson and the Mrs. C. J. Andera family here. Latimer — Mrs. Emma Roemer of Ames left for her home after a week's visit with Dr. and Mrs O. N. Schullz and other relatives Pope joy—Edgar David of Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. Louise David of Ames are visiting her father, Chris Peterson, and other relatives. Latimer—Mr. and Mrs. C. L Meyer and Mr. and Mrs. Dor Waskaw and daughter of Waterloo were recent guests of Mr. anc Mrs. Henry Fahrmann. C h e s t e r—Grover Hainan of Davenport has been visiting Chester relatives the past 2 weeks. C a I m a r—Mr. find Mrs. Ole B.ionerud left for their home in Wilmington, N. Car., after spending several weeks at the home of his mother, Mrs. Randi Bjonerud. Brit t—Miss Miriam Larson, student in a Minneapolis college, recently visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Larson, and other relatives. Stilson—Doctor G: W. MacCari- non, superintendent of the Evangelical United Brethren churches, came from Des Moines to conduct the 3rd quarterly conference of the Stilson church, oC which the Rev. Lewis Lint is pastor. Latimer—Mr. and Mrs. Herman T. Jurgens visited recently with their son and wife, the Rev. and Mrs. Edward Jurgens and family, in Wellsburg. Latimer—Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kocldcr of Alexander took their nephews, Marlin Rodemeyer and Lowell Rodcmcyer, to their home in Rock Island, 111., after an ox- tended visit with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rorie- meyer, Sr. Luverne—Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Skyberg, Canton, S. Dak., were recent guests at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jon Nelson. Riceville—Miss May Lively is a patient in the local hospital suffering from poisoning caused from Settle Claims in Death Cases Judge Directs Order in Court at Northwood Northwood — Settlement of the damage suits started against the 3ock Island Railway Co. by the -lifford A. Lundberg and Albert j. Yaroshek estates was directed and authorized by Judge M. II. Kepler in district court here. The suits resulted from the death of Lundberg and Yaroshek when the car in which they were riding was struck by a Rocket train at the depot crossing in Northwood. Numerous stipulations of negligence and law violations on the part of the company were cited in the petitions. By agreement, the cases were transferred to the U. S. district court and were to have been tried in Mason City before Judge Henry N. Graven on Aug. 30, 1948. Settlement offers of $2,300 in the Lundberg case and $1,700 in the Yaroshek were submitted to the court and the favorable ruling of Judge Kepler followed. He also directed dismissal of the U. S. federal court action. The Lundberg estate asked $30,640.66 damages in the original petition and the Yaroshek estate asked $11,937.30. Howard Co. Old Age Pay Shows Drop Cresco—Howard county's old age pension roll for July shows a decrease of persons receiving old age assistance. In June there were 250 cases and the July report just released from the social welfare office in Cresco shows 246. The average case receives $43.23, the same ns in June. The total amount for July is $10,788.20 against $10,985.90 in June. The report shows 3 cases of needy blind at an average of $43.90 per case. In June there were 4 cases at an average of $49.95. Forty-eight dependent children in 19 families receive aid at an average of $31.71 per child. In June there were 59 dependent children in 23 families at an average of $33.79 per child. Iowa Falls Ups Yearly Budget $22,000 More Needed to Run City in 1949 Iowa Falls — The Iowa Falls city council in special session adopted a budget of $91,799 to be raised by taxation for the year beginning April 1, 1949. Total expenditures for the year are estimated at $323,250. Public hearing on the budget has been set for Monday, Aug. 2, according to Forrest E. Dougan, city manager. The proposed budget of $91,799 is more than $21,000 larger than the amount raised by taxation last year. Expenditures for the year ending March 31, 1948, were' $228,807. THEY'LL NEVER OVERWORK — If there's anything more stubborn than a mule it must be twin mules. Pictured above is a pair born at the Myron Maakestad farm S 1 /^ miles southwest of Osage. They come from a beautiful roan Belgian mare, sired by a jack. Mules are said to inherit from their jack fathers the faculty of conserving their energy when forced to work hard, hence less likely to overwork. Meetings in North Iowa GARNER — Entre Nous will meet with Mrs. N. E. Brear Wednesday, July 21, instead of July 28. THORNTON—The Quality club will meet Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Henry Timm assisted by Mrs. Hans Bramson. OSAGE — Rebekah lodge will meet Monday at 8 p. m., at the I. O. O. F. hall, with installation of officers the main business. THORNTON—The Richland Lutheran Ladies Aid will meet Thursday at 2:30. GARNER—The members of Lucinda club will meet Wednesday with Mrs. Walter Kurtz for a 1:30 luncheon. Mrs. Chester Rice will be assistant hostess. CHAPIN—The Old Chapin cemetery society will meet at the home of Mrs. E. O. Esslingcr Tuesday afternoon. New Algona Plant Holds Open House Algona—The Weidenhoff company, Inc., manufacturers of automotive and aviation testing equipment here, held open house Friday. A bus transported persons to the plant from downtown and 20 trained guides escorted them through the plant. Weidenhoff's is Algona's newest manufacturing plant. It is housed in what formerly was a wartime hemp plant, one mile east of Algona on No. 18. Fall Pig Crop Gain Foreseen Intention of Farmers Shows Good Increase Ames, (U.R)—Indications are that the fall pig crop in Iowa will be the largest since 1945, I. W. Arthur, Iowa State college agricultural economist, said Friday. In spite of being the smallest spring pig crop since 1941, Arthur said the spring crop was still about one per cent above the 10- year average and considerably more than the total indicated by farmer's intentions last fall. The number of sows farrowing was cut only 13 per cent and more pigs were saved per litter, he said, adding that the spring pig crop was only 6 per cent below the spring of 1947 as a result. Arthur said the number of pigs saved per litter last spring—6J— is the second largest on record. Iowa farmers intend to have 725,000 sows farrow from June to December, 10 per cent more than 1947 fall litters, he said. He added that intentions to increase fall litters are most common in western Iowa. It is possible some heavy cattle feeding areas will increase the number of fall pigs as an outlet for a larger share of their 1948 corn crop, he said. Longtime Resident of Northwood Dies Northwood — Funeral services for Mrs. Louisa Nelson, 75, were held Thursday at the First Lutheran church, preceded by a short prayer service at the Klein funeral home. The Rev. Alf. W. Jorgenson officiated. Burial was in the family lot at Hayward, Minn., where the Nelson family formerly lived. Mrs. Nelson died July 11 in 3 Mason City nursing home. She was born at Hayward, Minn., daughter of Ole and Ing- bork (Lunde) Ofstehage. On May 9, 1894, she was married to Edwin P. Nelson who died in 1944. Ten children were born. Two daughters died in infancy. Surviving children are 5 sons and 3 daughters, Reuben and Otis Nelson and Mrs. Selmer Nelson, all of Northwood; Earl -of Minneapolis; Edwin of Clear Lake; Troy of Tucson, Ariz.; Mrs. J. A. Ellingson, Los Angeles; and Mrs. A. G. Morgan, Washington, D. C. eating tainted meat. Goodell—Mr. and Mrs. Peter Mallcn and children of Red Wing Minn., arc guests in the home of Mrs. Mallen's brother, Herman Brunes. Chapin—Mrs. Ella Stayner and daughter, Miss Ruth Stayner, left Wednesday for a 10 days' visit with their son and brother, Roy Stayner, and family at Twin Falls, • The Jerry Heetlands Idaho. Lakota • and the C. C. Germazas visited the George Heetlands at Clear Lake. Fredcricksbur*—At the regular monthly meeting of the Amvet Auxiliary, at the home of the president, Mrs. W. W. Bole, Mrs. Bole was chosen as delegate to the slate convention in Waterloo.. Pope joy—Mrs. Harry Cherrctt of Santa Bnrbnrn, Cal., and her mother, Mrs. \V. J. Hager of Al- dcn visited with former neighbors here recently. Aged Woman Dies at Hancock County Home Garner—Funeral services for Sarah M. Irving, 8G, were held at the Bohn funer'al home Saturday at 10 a. m., with the Rev. J. Dallas Gibson of the United Presbyterian church in charge. Burial was in the Concord township cemetery. Mrs. Irving died at the Hancock county home early Thursday morning. Sarah M. Irving was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Beach Nelson and was born at Lake Mills, Wis., Jan. 25, 1862. Surviving are 2 sons, Clint of Garner and Ralph of Winnebngo, 111. Her husband and one son, Herbert, preceded her in death. 1 Vacancy Remains on Cresco Faculty Cresco—The hiring of Albert Wynne, graduate of the Iowa Wesleyan college at Mt. Pleasant, leaves only one vacancy to be filled in the Cresco public school teaching staff for the coming school year, according to Walter Hetzel, superintendent of schools. The existing vacancy is for a teacher in the 2nd nnd 3rd grades in the Central school. Garner Beautician Adds Another Shop Garner—Stella Krall, who has for some years owned and managed the Krall beauty shop, has purchased the powder Puff beauty shop, Forest City. Stella will continue to keep her shop in Garner and it will be managed by Miss June Ward who has been associated with the Krali beauty shop for several years. New Manager Begins Duties With Lumber Yards at Alexander Alexander—F. W. Carpenter ol Latimer has begun work for the Fullerton Lumber Co. where he will replace F. D. Rodemeyer who retired July 15. Carpenter was with the Fullerton company before the war. He served 4 years in the service and then returned to work for the Fullerton people at Latimer. He is married and expects to move to Alexander as soon as suitable housing can be arranged. Rodemeyer has been manager of the same lumber yard for 42 years. He holds the record of being the oldest man in point of service in business in Alexander. Pioneer Succumbs at Iowa Falls Hospital Iowa Falls—Mrs. H. L. Harmon. 73, died at- Ellsworth municipal hospital Thursday. The body was taken to the Wood funeral home. She was a lifelong resident of this vicinity. She was born Minnie Wilson, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilson, near Robertson, in Hardin county in 1875. For several years she had made her home with her son, Floyd, near Iowa Falls. Her husband died several years ago. She is survived .by her son, Floyd, and another son, Fay Snader, by a former marriage; a daughter, Irene of Los Angeles, Cal., and 2 sisters, Mrs. Alta Leslie of Dows and Mrs. Ed Nedved of Britt. Former Ackley Youth Succumbs in Hospital A c k 1 e y—Funeral services for Robert Victor, 20, will be held Sunday at 2 p. m. at the Greenfield funeral home in Hampton with the Rev. P. W. Beggs of the Congregational church officiating. Burial will be in the Hampton cemetery. Death followed an operation at a hospital in Hampton. Mr. Victor, a veteran of World war II, had been employed in the >Strahorn garage at Hampton. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ude Victor, of Seattle, Wash.. 2 brothers, Warren of Jacksonville, Fla., nnd Quentin of Scuttle, Wash., and his aged paternal grandfather, H. M. Victor of Ackley. He served as purser on a tanker in the Pacific area during the war. LEGION ELECTS Sheffield—Milo Rodemeyer was elected commander of the American Legion post at a meeting this | week. Other officers elected are Dr. F. J. Linn, first vice commander; James Whitney, 2nd vife commander; Milan Van Sickel, adjutant; John Atkinson, finance officer; the Rev. L. F. Church, chaplain; W. C. Levitt and Max Bokmeyer, historians, and Marshall Esslinger, sergeant-at-arms. Auxiliary Presents "In Memoriam" Books for World War 11 Dead Lakota—The Legion Auxiliary purchased a new "in memoriam" book for each of the 5 boys who gave their lives in World war II. These books are now in the local library. Following is the list: Heritage for Freedom for James Lex; Canoe Country for Vernon Zoller; The American Past for Edward Bosma; Lincoln the Liberal Statesman for Virgil Lewis; Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul, for Ralph Geerdes. THOMAS MACHINE CO. WE DO ALL KINDS OF MACHINE WORK ALL WORK GUARANTEED Phone 2503 303 2nd S. W. Mason City Postoffice at Garner Shows Business Gain Garner—The Garner postoffice showed a gain of $2,252.41 in business during the fiscal year closed July 1, according to a report released by Postmaster M. L. Swaney. During the year the Insured pieces gained by 002, and totaled 2,035; registered mail totaled 731 pieces and savinigs bonds sold totaled 14. Fly to Convention Garner—Vern Blitz, owner and operator of the Butz Hatchery here and assistant, Don Johnson and Hatcheryman W. K. Duer of Kanawha, flew n sky cruiser from the Garner airport here early Wednesday enroute for St. Louis, Mo., where the trio, attended the National Hntcherymcn's convention. DOG BITES GHIL Cresco—Anna Mae Schoeberl, 13 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schoeberl of Cresco, was bitten by a dog Friday while riding a bicycle. The wound wns cauterized by a Cresco physician and the dog is under observation for symptoms of rabies. AUCTION Tuesday, July 20 at 7:30 P. M. Belmond, Iowa Tuesday night's sale will have all kinds livestock, including feeder pigs, sows, and feeder and grass cattle. One man's entire herd of Purebred Holstein cattle to be sold Tuesday night: One Holstein cow; 5 Holstein first-calf heifers; 3 Holstein heifers coming fresh. Good market for livestock at Belmond. Bring: in yours. SPEND TUESDAY EVENING AT OUR PAVILION You may want a truck to haul in your consignment. For good trucking service, call the Belmond sale barn. ERVIN MOSS is auctioneer at our Tuesday sales BELMOND SALES PAVILION MARVIN PALS, Owner and Manager PHONE 173 ~ Id"" N " W ' OUTSTANDING MODERN 80 ACRE FARM Adams ' Mlnn « sota . 1* ml '« S. E. of Austin, Minnesota; Just >i mile west of State Hljhway PUBLIC AUCTION WEDNESDAY, JULY 28th 7:00 P. M. ON THE PREMISES RURAL ELECTRIFICATION IN ALL BUILDINGS •J.-UO P. M. INSCRIPTION OF BUILDINGS: Modern K room house. Living room, dining room, kitchen, and bedroom on t J nice bedroom, with Ur*e closets and bath on second floor. Hot and cold water. Oak flnUh and floor, Fa"l Hot water heatln* Astern o heat. Electric hot water tank and heater. Cistern, House fully Inflated With roc K w.... Wood frame barn. H4 by 50 ft., *tanchloni for 24 cows; 4 pen*; cement floors- llttrr carrier: ronmf.TSi ««».»..»' llollow Hie ,ilo. 14 by HD ft. lie* house. cement floor. "troughs feeSinV flo". Corn crib and" an.?y% Un mVhine ,hed lo'houS! baVn »n,i e ho^hiu," ' Cement """' """^ '"**'• M " k ""'"^ D " P WC " •"" *'"<««'«• W»ler forceS first floor, ba^tement. ock w»»l. THE LAND: One of Minnesota's finest SO acre farm,. The land It level to jreiitly rnlHn* with the richest Mack soli and a porous clay subsoil, nothing- belter anywhere. Practically every bit of the farm may be cultivated I and rotated as desired. The entire form Is now In corn and «nls. No better crop mav bi- found anvwherrAnr land that n»?dl»H "ro7e h wm!' r oTh. < r r mKed T trees. UlI<Ilnitk °" "" '""' """ * S ° Ulh f? ° n ""< e »"' "* •"«?«« did t"fb T* .lutltJl' pin. »?.i I! !Jn ^.li™ ^Mi P !I rCh -r e< l * I".," 1 ," '" c » l ' f °T nla where w* will move Jn September. We have an autttandlnr farm the verr best and I, mnu «r *T.i "nT °i thC rlch « l «»ric n llural section, in Southern Mlnnes.U. Th« land U «f the very best and l.i most productive. H has been properly farmed, fertilized, and limed until todav II U innrriar << KTiTi W " y VJ C "h e "ir f ',""?• Th * bullllln «» -« « f 'he very best Inc.udlnr a mou modern h"-,. Tk. wlfiif W5 baJIdlnri amidst » beautiful pine frove nirroundlnr them, tojelher with the r«den flower, and small fr«it maken It a farm entirely In a «la»s by Itself. Any one interested In buying the very best can hndly »ff«rd ?• fall "•' InYwct «nr farm and attend onr «.Ie. Wr will enjoy your presence. Remember too. our farm I. elear •" ene.mfcranc2.nd w«, are offering to .ell it on easy term.. You can afford to drlv* many miles to see thlV farm i" Id. ene " m * r " nc<! " nd INSPECTIONS 1NVITF. 0"° BA """' ME ' OWNKR ' "'{. <Uy °, f "*!£• eno "* h "I 0 " °, n September 1 when p««s«i*Ion will ke firm of the building t* LEO BARTHELME, OWNER Col. Albert Ilopfe Jt Son, Auctioneers

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