Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on July 10, 1948 · Page 13
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 13

Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, July 10, 1948
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State Studies Proposals tor Open Season on Deer July IMS MRS. EDITH BARKER Iowa 4-H'ers Honor Leader Club Girls Initiate an Honorary Member Ames—Iowa 4-H girls honored Mrs. Edith Barker, former state 4- H leader, Thursday afternoon during their annual state convention at Iowa State college. In tribute for her inspirational work in developing 4-H girls' club program during the past 30 years, Mrs. Barker was initiated as an honorary member of the organization. Hold Installation Members of the Scott county girls' 4-H club assisted Shirley Kreiter, president of that group, with the installation ceremony. Mrs. Barker organized the first 4-H club in Scott county, 28 years ago. A member of the state extension staff since 1924, she acted as state 4-H club leader for 10 years prior to 1946. Before that time she was county extension home economist for 6 years in Greene and Scott counties. During her years of service, Mrs. Barker's aim was to develop program in which a girl could become a "complete" person—one who would be prepared for .anything that life would hand put. For this reason she was instrumental in incorporating the study of music, literature and art into the 4-H program. Developed Citizens She also worked to emphasize and encourage good citizenship among rural youth. One of her biggest ambitions was to help 4-H girls become citizens of the world as well as in their community and nation. During World war II, she participation by 4-H girls which led to the sponsoring of war bond sales and other contributions. As a state leader, Mrs. Barker strove to help 4-H girls appreciate the finer things in rural living. She stressed the opportunities of the farm and the beauty with which she believes agriculture is surrounded. Tift Heads Legion Post Charles City—John H. Tift was elected commander of the local American Legion post when the group met Tuesday night. Other officers elected were: Clarence Prange, first vice commander; John Greenwood, second vice commander; Harold Mead, third vice commander; Harold Baxter, adjutant; Kenneth Parrish, finance officer; Harry Becker, s'ergeant-at-arms; John Cross, chaplain, and Fred Stober was elected historian. Executive commilteemen elected are Vern Leigh, Ray Melrose and Ira Scofield. Frank Harkins and Ralph Wright will serve as trustees. The new officers will be installed at the August meeting. Many Reported Seen in State Survey Will Be Made to Note Crop Damage Des Moines, (U.R)—The state conservation commission is studying prop'osals by sportsmen and farmers for an open season on deer, a spokesman said Friday. Northeast Iowa in particular has reported deer in increasing numbers. As many as 35 have been seen in one herd in Allamakee county. Bruce F. Stiles, chief of the commission's fish and game division, said the commission may authorize a survey to determine if there are enough deer, and to estimate the crop damage they have caused. The entire matter is now only in the "discussion" stage, however. No survey is planned at present. The legislature would have to authorize an open season. Lester F. Faber, assistant biologist, said there have been several suggestions in past years for an open season on deer, but "that when the commission queried advocates of an open season, "they were the first to protest it." Many sportsmen along the Mis- HERE ««a THERE Goodell — Francis Cashman of East Dubuque, 111., friends this week. is visiting sissippi river do not favor a deer season because of the charm the animals add to the area. Wisconsin has an open season, but Iowa has not declared an open season on deer in recent years. ScotchliteTape for Bicycles at Hampton Provided by Kiwanis Hampton—Scotchlite tape will be applied to all bicycles here Saturday at 2 p. m. at the high school it was announced by Lynn Evans of the Iowa highway patrol. The patrol will be assisted in this project by the local police department and the Franklin county sheriff's office. The Scotchlite tape, which reflects light rays in darkness, is being provided by the Hampton Kiwanis club. All agencies concerned with this project urge bicycle owners to bring their machines Saturday for installation of this safety device. In the history of evolution, birds are more closely related to the crocodilians than crocodilians are to the turtles. •>ofc» Add Life to Your Miles Any honestly made shoe will give many miles of life. But by means of Ankle-Fashioning Nunn-Bush adds life to the miles. See what you get when a maker earnestly strives to build the world's finest shoes for men! WHERE THE cb>/U>€4, COME FROM If 11 Appointed to City Posts 8 to Register Voters by Permanent System Charles City—Eleven appoint- mer ments to city positions, 10 of them ler. created under the new permanent registration system, were cleared this w e e k by the city council. Eight registration clerks and, 2 d e p ut y commissioners, named by the commissioner of registration, City Clerk Madeline Nicholson, were approved by -the council in order to get registration underway 'July 29, 30 and 31. The llth appointment transfers H. O. Frudden, a member of the city plan commission, to the park board. He succeeds Barton Bonzer, whose resignation was presented to the council Wednesday night. Frudden will serve on the board until the next regular election. His resignation from the plan commission in order to accept the park board appointment leaves a vacancy in the commission. Passed by the council last month, the registration plan will require residents of the city to register only once in order to vote, except for a change in address or name. The commissioners, deputies and clerks will carry out the registration of all voters during the 3-day period and just before the November election, setting up a permanent registration file. Mrs. Nicholson and the 2 deputies—Mrs. Dorothy DeBoest and Mrs. Vera Vickerman—will receive no compensation for their work. All are employed in the clerk's office and an ordinance adopted Wednesday night provided that city employes working on the registration will not be paid unless the council decides to change the plan at a later date. Pay for the 8 clerks—2 from each ward—was set by the ordinance at 50 cents an hour. As required under the registration plan, one person from each of the 2 major parties in each ward was selected. The new clerks: First ward— Mrs. Flora Klages and Mrs. Mona Melrose. Second — Mrs. Maude Gait, Mrs. Verena Wessel. Third —Mrs. Maude Guthart, Mrs. Mary Crahan. Fourth—Mrs. Josephine Pudil, Mrs. Mathilda Haus. In other action Wednesday night, the council: Authorized the advertising for bids on repair of the Beauty dam, damaged by ice last winter, and set July IS) for opening of the bids; directed city officials to sign a contract for the sale of garbage collected in the city to Milton Johnson, Charles City. Johnson's $1,050 was high among the 3 bids submitted at the meeting for the garbage during the next year. Granted a request of officers of • the Iowa national guard's local unit for free water at the armory here. Councilmen were assured the practice is customary throughout the state; laid plans to complete a program of oiling city streets this month, including the ordering of a 4th car of oil. Ordered a thorough inspection of the suspension bridge across the Cedar river, in order that any repairs necessary can be made this summer; prohibited parking on South Main street between Second and Fourth streets until the detour of highway 218 and 18 in the city is removed. Leland—Lauretta Ambroson left with Miss Jean McMahon of Forest City on an excursion trip to the Atlantic coast. They were to join a group of tourists in Chicago and go from there by train and later by boat. Popejoy—Mr. and Mrs. Deen Watt and his mother, Mrs. C. Watt of Pomona, Ca?.., Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Brand, Verdelle Brand, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stenanga of Hollandale, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. James Hayden, Jr., of Iowa City, and Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Boyington and the Ernest Bessman family were recent guests in the Gilman Hanson home. Swaledale—Miss Mayme Hurley of Chicago is visiting Mr. and Mrs. William Hodson and Margaret. Clarion—A family reunion was held recently at the G. W. Sharp home with 52 in attendance. Kanawha—Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Eisenga and Mr. and Mrs. Newton Eisenga of Randolph, Wis., have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rietema. Dumont—Mayor and Mrs. W. A. Brandenburg have returned home from a vacation trip to North Platte, Nebr. Kanawha—Lowell Thompson of Minneapolis visited a few days in the home of his father, T. H. Thompson, and.other relatives. Leland—The Rev. and Mrs. Perry Sampson, Peter, Paul, Susan and Norah leave this week for Clifton, Texas, where they will spend their vacation visiting friends. The Sampsons moved here from Texas a little over a year ago. Goodell — Mr. and Mrs. Gregg Holmes and Deanna of Storm Lake are guests in the home of the former's sister, Mrs. Marcellus Ful- r. Riceville—Mrs. May Smith, who has been visiting her sister on the west coast, has returned home. Leland—Mr. and Mrs. Russell Murphy and son of Bettendorf were recent guests in the Arthur Bowman home. Latimer—Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fischer and son were recent guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Fischer, at Waukon, Minn. Fredericksburr — The Douglass and Don McFarland families are enjoying a visit of their sister, Mrs. George Burkhardt, husband and son of Riverdale, Md. L,uverne—Mr. and Mrs. Don Lichty, Chicago, and Miss Grace Lichty, left for a 2 weeks' vacation with relatives and friends in Canada. Popejoy—A gathering of the Charles Jass kin was held in the Will Otto home with 32 in attendance. Dumont—Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Kannegieter and Gertrude Feldhoff, all of Alden, were recent guests in the Elzo Schuennen home. Kanawha—Alvin Erickson, who made the trip to the west coast, with Mr. and Mrs. Nels A. Nelson, has returned to Kanawha. The trip was made in a new house trailer. Britt—Mrs. O. G. Selvig has returned to her home in Fargo, N. Dak., after visiting her son-in- law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Brandt. Ackley—Mrs. Hulda Muller is spending the week in the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Cordes, near Dumont. Sheffield—Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Skeries and son, Larry, are enjoying a 10 day trip to Yellowstone National park. Garner—Mr. and Mrs. Robert McMillin and children of Terril, visited at the parental Ed Boehnke arid County Treasurer Roy L. McMillin homes. Leland — Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Tilson and children of Chicago visited with Mrs. Helen Eide. The 2 older children remained here for a longer visit. Dumont—Mrs. Mary Hutchison left for a visit in the home of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Hattie Hutchison in Waterloo. Riceville—Jim Coyle and George Webb are patients in the local hospital. Man Injured as Ditch Caves In Rowan Worker Buried When Sides Collapse Clarion — Kenneth Reeder of Rowan was recovering Friday at the Belmond hospital from injuries suffered when-he was pinned under several feet of dirt when the sides of a ditch caved in where he was working on the Rowan water main. A pulmotor belonging to the Clarion fire department was taker to Rowan as soon as the accident was reported but he had been revived by the" time it arrived. Kenneth Anderson assisted in getting his face uncovered by using bare hands as there were no shovels there at the time. His face wa lying on a pipe which saved him from drowning in the water a' the bottom of the ditch. He has a dislocated shoulde and fractured right leg. The first transcontinental telephone line was completed in 1915 : ormer Pastor .aid to Rest P1 y m o u t h—Clergymen from \ T orth Iowa and southern Minnesota paid their Aspects to the Rev. Henry G. Bachman, 52, at funeral services held here. He retired from .he active ministry of the Free Methodist church in 1941. The Rev. E. L. Bailey officiated at the services. The Rev. Franklin Shaw, district superintendent, spoke from the text, "For me to live is Christ and to die is gain," Phil. 1:21. Burial was at Valley City, N. Dak. He leaves the widow, 2 daughters, a son, a stepson, 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Girl's Cheek Injured by Tine of Pitchfork Swea City—Six-year-old Karen Ramsey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Ramsey of the state line neighborhood, suffered a deep injury near the jawline when she jumped from a wagon and the tine of a pitchfork penetrated her cheek. She is making satisfactory recovery. M«*«n Citr <a»h«-G»iiU», M»i»n City, to. Drunk Drivers Fined in Court Belmond Men Ordered by Judge to Pay $300 Clarion—Henry Sandman, 40, and Rudy Quandt, 26, both of Belmond appeared before Judge H. E. Fry in Wright county district court Thursday and pleaded guilty to the charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Each was fined $300 and costs. Sandman was also sentenced to serve 3 months in the Wright county jail, but the sentence was suspended and he was paroled to Sheriff Roy E. Wilson. Quandt was ordered to pay $200 and no commitment shall issue for the non-payment of the balance of the fine. Quandt was arrested June 5 and has been out on bonds. JOICE WOMAN ILL, Joice—Miss Sarah Arneson, 72, has been seriously ill from food poisoning. She has shown some improvement. Miss Arneson makes her home with her niece and hus- ! band, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Brones. PRICES EFFECTIVE FRIDAY EVENING Protect Your Health! Have Your Sleeping PILLOWS CLEANED AND RENOVATED By Lyons scientific cleaning process that rids your pillows of all germs . . . dust . . . grime . . . perspiration and broken quills and restores their original fluffiness. Phone 600 Prompt Pick-up and Delivery RATH'S BLACKHAWK — CELLO WRAPPED SMOKED PICNIC COMPLETE VARIETY — ASSORTED COL CUTS Ib. •?Y*£gr Falstaf! goes to a party How a selection ojfamous old river songs and a Premium Quality beer — equally famous along the Mississippi — made the B lakes' party a tremendous success. t?\ Rites at Laurens for Former Garner Editor Garner —Word has been received here of the death of Paul Laidley, 54, mechanical superintendent of the Laurens Sun for the past 11 years. Laidley died of a heart attack on Monday while visiting a friend. Laidley at one time worked on the Garner Leader and Signal when it was known as the Democrat and also worked on papers at Algona, Humboldt, Mallard and Estherville. He is survived by his wife, 5 daughters, his mother, a sister and 3 brothers. Services were held Thursday at Laurens. The adding machine was Invented by a Frenchmen in 1642. It was just like Showboat days when the Blakcs of Memphis gave a party on an old retired stern-wheeler. The guests hissed the villain on the small stage built for the party. Between the acts they all sang favorite river songs like "Waitin' For The Robert E. Lee." Refreshment served was another old favorite—Premium Quality Falstaff. Everyone agreed that this beer, steeped in old- time Mississippi traditions, just suited the occasion. Most Popular Beer in the Heart of America Premium Quality Beer THE CHOICEST PRODUCT OF THE BREWERS' ART "A perfect ending to a perfect party," the Blakes agreed as they toasted each other with a refreshing glass of Falstaff beer when they got .home. The fine, mellow flavor which has made Falstaff the largest- selling beer in the heart of America just can't be duplicated. Falstaff is the only beer made from a yeast so rare, so precious it's insured for one million dollars! Q1948, Falstaff Brewing Corp., si. Louis • Omaha • New Orleans

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