Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on June 29, 1948 · Page 9
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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 29, 1948
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Mason City Calendar JULY &-10—Beutelt Brother! toy chow at Hanford Hotel. JULY lu-ll— Aviation day* «t Municipal airport. JULY 11—Odd Fellow* home annual picnic. AUG. 6, 1 and 8—Junior Legion state baseball tournament. AUG. B, 1 and tt—Governor'* d a y f at Clear Lake. SEPT. $-7—North Iowa fair. Vegetable Growers Meet Wednesday HERE IN MASON CITY Morgan J. McEnaney, local attorney, returned home Sunday from Owatonna, Minn., where he had an appendectomy performed last Wednesday at City hospital. While there Mrs. McEnaney and the children stayed at the home of Mr. McEnaney's brother, Dr. C. T. McEnaney. ? ? ? The New Look ? ? ? Mrs. Robert Gottlieb, whose husband is on the sales staff at KSMN, arrived in M&son City Sunday from Miami, Fla., where she went in February to stay until living quarters could be found here. Gottlieb drove to Chicago Saturday to meet her. The couple will live in Colonial apartments. Fuller Brushes. Ph. 1358W. Mrs. Eva Farnam of Lacuna Beach, Cal., formerly of Mason City, is visiting at the home of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Charles Crane, at Clear Lake. Paper Headquarters. Shepherds. Mr. and Mrs. Thor J. Jensen and children drove to Kimballton Sunday to attend a Jensen family reunion. Time tested paints at Payne's color bar. Mrs. M. N. Erb, 1&16 2nd S. W., and her sister, Mrs. Frank Robinson, 308 15th N. W., are in Detroit, Mich., visiting with 3 their sisters who live there. Weed killers now in stock. Boomhower Hdw. Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Bauer and daughter, Barbara Ann, have returned from a 2 weeks' trip in Wisconsin. They visited at Madison and Milwaukee and the Wisconsin Dells and also spent some time with the John Bauer family at Fort Atkinson, Wis. Hand and power lawn mowers. Boomhower Hardware. Mr. and Mrs. Julian Hoshal, 3134 Delaware S. E., left Saturday for a 2 weeks' trip to Yellowstone, Wyo., and other points on the way. Dr. R. W. Schultz, D. O., Rm. 641, Hanford Hotel. Mrs. Lewis Bridge and 2 sons, Michael and Jeffrey, of Lodi, Cal., Gather Here, Visit Kennedy Farms at Lake To Inspect Fertilizer Plant, Lunch at All- Vets Social Center A 1-day convention and field day for the Iowa State Vegetable Growers association is scheduled at Mason City and Clear Lake Wednesday, it was reported Monday by C. L. Fitch, Ames, secretary-treasurer. The meeting convenes at 10 a. m. at the Mason City plant of the International Minerals and Chemicals corporation. Methods of manufacturing chemical fertilizers will be shown and ,the present situation with regard to supplies and deliveries will be discussed. The group then will go to one of the Sam Kennedy farms northwest of the Clear Lake fish hatchery and then to the All-Veterans Social center at Clear Lake for a luncheon and meeting at which Harry D. Linn, state secretary of agriculture, will speak. Other speakers will be Sam Kennedy, Clear Lake, association chairman, and E. A. Hanson, Sioux Rapids, president. There also will be a debate between Professor Fitch and F. A. Tiegen, engineer-salesman of the U. S. Air of Conditioning corporation, on inside curing of onions. S. C. Rogers, head of the storage department of Swift and company, Chicago, will act as moderator. He will also speak on drying and prevention of mold and, loss of weight. Following the luncheon meeting the group will continue its field trip. On the Kennedy farms they will see 1,100 oak crates of H ton capacity, a fork truck, beaters and flame killers for potato vines, 150, 250 and 400 gallon sprayers, seed potato cutters and loaders, harvesters, levelers and also fields M»»»n Citr Gl«be-Gai»tl«, «»«•» Clty,>I». June 28, 1948 15 Globe-Gazette Photo BRINGS BRIDE FROM CHINA—Shown here are Ex-GI Larry Wong and his "postwar" Chinese bride admiring the gift packages that filled a booth at the Canton cafe where the couple was honored at a party given by Mr. and Mrs. George Wong to a group of some 30 relatives and friends this past week. The young couple has just arrived in Mason City from China, where Larry went for a visit with relatives last August. And that is how the romance started. He met Mei-Fong*Yee in a hamlet near Canton through a mutual acquaintance and several months later the wedding took place at Lutherans To Establish State Headquarters Here Another step toward making Mason City a center of Lutheran activity in Iowa took place at the Iowa district session at the Evangelical Lutheran church convention in Minneapolis. The district organization authorized a committee to purchase or build a district president's residence in Mason City, thus establishing Light Classic Favorites at Band Concert Wornson Presents Vocal Numbers The regular Sunday evening municipal band concert was played in East park before a crowd that occupied much of the bench space in addition to the cars lined up along the drive and seated oh the picnic tables at the outskirts. Benches were somewhat damp from the rains earlier in the day and newspapers and blankets were much in evidence. Directed by Carleton L. Stewart the band presented a program largely made up of light classic favorites and filled with a lot of swing both in the encores and regular numbers. Wornson Is Soloist Clayton Wornson was featured as vocal soloist. He sang "Vienna Dreams" and "Swanee" to band accompaniment. Lorimer Olson played a trombone solo, "My Regards" by Llewellyn. Popular with the audience among the band numbers were Hoagy -Carmichael's concert arrangement of "Star Dust," "Victor Herbert's Favorites," composed of a medley of his compositions, and a medley of World war I songs, consisting of such numbers as "Goodbye, Bi-oadway, We'll Soon Be There," "Beautiful Katy," "The Rose of No Man's Land" and No. 23 in Series — Fathers and Sons Working Together in Mason City f' t, y / *: ?t w<,?<s; ??''<$ p-^X ' '•••'-"-i.-if '«f'?% ! j? sprayed with oil and 2,4-D as well as the onion and potato breeding plots of Doctors E. S. Haber and C. E. Peterson of Iowa State college. James R. Kennedy and C. Jack Kennedy will discuss the machinery and spraying methods by the iVAlV-AA C*.*— J. till VI «J ^- J.J.J- *»»; ) '-'*• •*—*** w*j -w •wi-.ij — ~ i/ — ». - « are visiting with Mrs. Bridge's use of a portable loud speaker parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Stoddard, in their summer home on the north shore of Clear Lake. Our new address 202 2nd S. W. Dodson Electric Co., Electrical Contractors. Same phone number, 3300. The Legion meeting: will be held at the Legion Golf Course on July 1—not as published in monthly bulletin just sent out. 158 Vets Given Jobs in June ___ * at Office Here Last of Active Applications Cleared The Mason City office of the Iowa State Employment Service cleared the last one of its active applications for servicemen's readjustment allowances on June 25, Clay Cowan, manager of the office, announced here Monday. This takes in a 5 county area, Cerro Gordo, Franklin, Hancock, Winnebago and Worth. This is the first time since the "52-20" benefit claims became payable to veterans under the GI bill that the local office has been free of active claims for benefits, Mr. Cowan pointed out. On the date given, June 20, all veterans seeking employment through the ISES office in Mason City had been placed on jobs, according to veterans employment representative, Stanley J. Patterson's report to John H. Quigley, U. S. veterans representative for Iowa, Des Moines. Led by Patterson and Frank F. Fiala, Jr., local employment supervisor, the Mason City ISES office staff placed 158 veterans on jobs during the 4 weeks in June, climaxing a drive to find suitable jobs for all available veterans seeking employment. this as the headquarters for the* 100 churches in state in the' Evangelical Lutheran church. The district president's residence has for many years been at Decorah. Present head of the district is Doctor N. Astrup Larsfen. The Evangelical Lutheran pastors of Iowa have for a number of years held their annual pastoral conferences in Mason City because of its location and accessibility from all points of the district. Most of the churches ot this synod are in the northern purl of the state, a large number of them in the Mason City trade territory. . Completion of the Trinity Lutheran church, for which excavation is started at Pennsylvania and 2nd N. E., will tend to bring more of the Iowa district gatherings to Mason City, according to the Rev. Alvin N. Rogness, Trinity pastor. HARRY D. LINN —Speaker Babies All Caesarian Boston, (U.R)—Mrs. Edward Madden of Dorchester is the mother of 7 children ranging from one to 11 years, all born by Caesarian section. iONUMENT THERE IS MORE Lasting art in the cities of the dead Than in the homes of the living for Our Monument craftsmen create beauty That has character to last through future generations. Mo son City Monumental Works, Inc. Ocorf* Mlll«r ISO 1«tb St. 8. W. Th»a» S9» 86 Events in Y. W. During Last 30 Days A total of 86 events brought 3,434 persons to the Y. W. C. A. building the past 30 days, Miss Barrying Morrison, executive director of the organization, said in a KGLO Forum talk. Swimmers made up the largest number,.a total of 710 coming for that event, Miss Morrison pointed out. Of these 133 were out of town visitors on band festival day. Other events that brought persons to the Y. W. included housing registrants, teen age job exchange applicants, wedding receptions, suppers, piano recitals, lectures and a "fun night." Housing: Applicants "Housing in Mason City as m Most of our cities throughout the country is still an A No. 1 problem, and during the month 71 applicants register for help m finding rooms, apartments or houses," she said. Some of the increased demands for housing are due to the coming of new students to the business training school and junior college here, she said that 31 placements were made. The Y. W residence is filled to capacity and there is a long waiting list oC girls who want permanent residence there, Miss Morrison said. She said that every day teen agers are registering for jobs and at least one-thircl of those referred have been hired. Dancing Classes The dancing instructor who holds classes in tap, ballet and 'interpretive dancing for almost all age children will continue coming every Thursday for the rest of the summer. The regular Y-teen club meetings have discontinued for the „ „ summer but there are neighbor- Louis F. Tank, 80, of 1107 S. hood mcc tings, hikes and picnics. Vtrs. FitzGerald Dies; Funeral on Wednesday Mother of 2 Mason Cityans Succumbs Mrs. Emma Fit?. Gerald, 82, mother of Mrs. John Gallagher and Dr. Don J. Fitz Gerald of Mason City, died at 11:30 p. m. Sunday at a hospital in Dubuque, following an illness of several weeks. The funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a. m. WednescUiy at St. Patrick's church in Dubuque. Burial will take place at Cresco, her former home, at 4 p. m. Wednesday. Mrs. Fitz Gerald, who was preceded in death by ^ her husband, who died in 1902, is survived by 4 sons, C. J. Fitz Gerald, Chicago, formerly of Mason City; the Most Rev. E. A. Fitz Gerald, auxiliary bishop at Dubuque; Dr. L. M. Fitz Gerald, Dubuque, and Dr. Fitz Gerald, Mason City, and one daughter, Mrs. Gallagher, Mason City. Hong Kong. Mei (pronounced May) says the wedding took place on Jan. 29 but her husband says it was in December. It's just the difference in ihe Chinese and American way of reckoning, he explains. Likes America Mei likes this country fine. She said she had wanted to come here for some time and now is very proud of both her American husband and the citizenship she acquired through the marriage. It was only during the war years that congress enacted the law which made it possible for her thus to become a citizen, the couple explained. She left behind 5 brothers and sisters, all of whom would like to come here, too, she said. She is most impressed by all the modern conveniences here— running water, electricity and automobiles. And she especially likes the American dress. It has more variety, she thinks. Mei, of course, is not able as yet to say all these things in English. But her husband, who has been in this country since he was 11 years old, is an able interpreter as are her new American friends. Cooks With Father "Over There." Novelty Number Presented A modern novelty number, "Bobbie Socks Suite," in 3 parts was substituted for one of the regular numbers. The suite was composed of "Socks on Parade," Browsin' Round" and "Bobbie Woogie." Other selections included the overture, "Euryanthe" by Von Weber, "Skaters' Waltz," "Souvenir" and a descriptive number by Grofc, "Mardi Gras," from his "Mississippi Suite." The program opened with the march, "St Julien" and closed with "Hos- trausers March." The next regular concert will be played in the park at 8 on Wednesday evening. Globe-Gazette Photo BRYANT & BRYANT—The law firm of Bryant & Bryant, in the Foresters building, is another father and son partnership in Mason City, with Harvey J. Bryant, the senior partner and Hughes J. Bryant, the son and junior partner. Hughes Bryant has been A with the firm since 1935, except for a period of a few years, during which time he was deputy secretary of the State of Iowa in 1942, following which he was special agent in the Counter Intelligence Corps of the army of the United States. He returned to the firm in 1946, after serving as counsel to the 52nd Iowa general assembly. Harvey Bryant, the father, has been practicing law in Mason City since 1910. He is a member of the board of directors of the United Home bank, Chamber of and board Commerce. of the He is Suffers Broken Leg When Ditch Caves In Rake—John Estebo, Jr.. suffered a broken leg while digging a ditch at the Estebo farm recently. Tc save time, a part of the ground was being undermined and it caved in. Mr. Estebo was taken to the Dolmage hospital at Buffalo Center and was dismissed following treatment. president of the Mason City Development association, and was city solicitor for 8 years. Both Bryants attended the State University of Iowa, where they were both major letter men in sports; both are members of Beta Theta Pi, and both are members of the Cerro Gordo County Bar association, the Iowa State Bar association and the American Bar association. Both father and son are graduates of the Mason City schools and are members of the Elks lodge, Euchre & Cycle club and the Chamber of Commerce. Services Held for John R. Carpenter at Catholic Church Requiem High Mass was celebrated for John Raymond Carpenter, 57, at St. Joseph's Catholic church at 9 a. m. Monday, with the Very Rev. P. J. Malone, celebrant. Attending the services from out of the city were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Packman and family, Hayfield, Minn., Fred Breed, Miss Audrey Breed, and Miss Elizabeth Johnson, Cleveland, Ohio. Pallbearers were Charles Younke, Frederick Younke, Donald Major and Jack Russell. Burial was at Elmwood cemetery. The Meyer funeral home in charge. Mrs. E. Young, 80, Succumbs Rites to Be Held at Holy Family Church Mrs. Emily Catherine Young, 80, died at a local nursing home at 3:45 a. m. Sunday, following a long illness. Funeral services will be held at the Holy Family Catholic church at 8 a. m. Tuesday, with Ivlsgr. R. P. Murphy officiat- The young people expect to make Mason City their home. Larry cooks with his father at the Canton cafe and can set out some specialties in Chinese dishes as he demonstrated at the reception where he prepared several varieties for the guests. Mei's home was never under the Japanese occupation though they came within 20 miles of the hamlet. Larry was not in China while in the service but was stationed in the European theater, mostly in France. It was following his discharge that he decided to visit China. Before coming to Mason Cily the young couple visited in San Francisco for about a month after landing there. Altar Boy Collects Albany, N. Y., (U.R) — John M. Delia Rocca, 15-year-old altar boy, was awarded a $1,016.10 settlement for burns suffered when his surplice caught fire from candle at St. Francis church here. POISON IVY OAK or SUMAC. New treatment stops itching, dries up blisters quickly, gently and safely. At druggists, 59£ «? IVY-DRY ing. Mrs. Young was born Oct. 1867, at Dubuque, daughter of Henry Hume. Surviving Iowa, the and Susan are 2 sisters, Mrs. C. L. FITCH —In Charge Louis F. Tank, 80, Succumbs Funeral Services Tuesday Afternoon Anna Keas, Mason City, and Mrs. Celia Holter, Dubuque, and 2 nephews and 2 nieces, one of whom is Mable Veir, 1204 First S. E. She was preceded in death by her husband, and a son, some years ago. The body will lie in state at the Meyer funeral home until the time of services. The parish rosary will be said there at 8 p. m. Monday. Burial will be at Mount Calvary cemetery, Dubucjue, at 2:30 p. m. Tuesday. The Meyct 1 funeral home in charge. Julia Rodgcrs from Los Angeles, Cal. She will be the swimming, gym and tennis instructor for the remainder of the summer. Litter Worth Money Columbus, Ohio, (U.R) — Kandy Leah, a great dane, set a record when her first litter was born by Caesarian section. The litter, believed to be the 3rd largest ever to be registered with the American Kennel club, was 16 puppies and is valued at $2,400 or $150 puppy. OMA BURGENER will Federal, died at a Saturday evening, local hospital following an illness. He had been a resident oC Mason City for the past 43 years. Mr. Tank was born at Peoria, 111., July 14, 1867. He came to Mason City from Davenport and had been employed by the Mason City Brick and Tile company for 37 years. He attended St. John's Episcopal church regularly. Surviving are 3 sons, Roland L. Tank, Marshalltown; Alvin W. Tank, Pacific Palisades, Cal., and Harold J. Tank, Spencer; 3 daughters, Mrs. Clarice R. Enabnit, Osage; Mrs. Laura L. Atkinson, Mason City, and Mrs. Ethel M. Thomas, Mason City, and 2 sisters at Davenport and 11 grandchildren survive. He was preceded in death by his wife. Funeral services will be held at the Major Memorial chapel at 2 p. m. Tuesday with Father Arthur E. Pritchett, rector of St. John's Episcopal church, officiating. Interment will be at Elmwood cemetery. The Major funeral home in charge. In addition to the out of town swimmers here on band festival day a bus load of about 60 girls come from Osage for swim and activities each Wednesday afternoon. Miss Morrison announced thn new class and plunge schedule which has started to be as follows: Children Classes, and Plunges Beginners classes, Tuesday and Thursday — 10:30-11; 2-2:30 or 2:30-3. m , Intermediate classe.. Tuesday and Thursday—10-10.30; Wednesday and Friday—10:30-11. •Junior life saving, Monday and Friday — 213; Wednesday — 9:3010:30. Adult and Evening Classes Morning class and plunge, Tuesday and Thursday—9:30-10. Beginners class, Monday and Thursday—7-7:30 p. m. 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