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Miles Slated for U. S. Post by Iowa VFW Frank Miles, Des Moines, was endorsed Sunday at Des Moines by the Iowa Veterans of Foreign Wars encampment for the post of national VFW junior vice commander. Commander Art O'Green, Arnold Tilton, Vernon L. Paulson and W. D. Nettleton, assistant state service officer of the organization, represented San Juan-Marne The national encampment election will be in St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 3. The junior vice commander is normally elevated automatically to commander within 2 years. Miles is director of the "Iowa Voice of VFW," the organization magazine, and a public relations counsel. He served in both World wars and was a World war II correspondent for 33 Iowa newspapers and a radio station. The state encampment closed with election of officers and selection of Ottumwa for the 1949 convention. A crowd of more than 100,000 watched Saturday night's parade of VFW units. Thomas H. Nelson, Dubuque was named commander, succeeding Howard Welsh, Fairfield. Jo seph S. McGlade, Waterloo, junio ice commander, succeeds Nelson s senior vice commander. Worth Karns, Ames, defeated Hugh Sheridan, Cedar Rapids, for unior vice commander. After a lose ballot, Sheridan moved the ilection be unanimous. Other officers elected: Gasper Sarcone. Des Moines, quartermas- er; Milo Mitvalski, Cedar Rapids, udge advocate; Dr. Marvin Kuhn, Adai'r, surgeon; the Rev. Lee Crippen, Marshalltovvn, chaplain; Max Van Horn, Des Moines, adjutant. The 6 top officers are World war II veterans. Nelson appointed Clifford Dawson, Davenport, chief inspector; Roy Tallman, Camanche, patriotic instructor; Nels Jensen, Denison, chief of staff. National Commander Ray Brannaman, Greeley, Colo., a native lowan, toJd the encampment Saturday the United States needs a stronger air force to "drive Russia from the air before she gets past Alaska." Thornton Band Will Open Concert Season Thornton—The Thornton school band will open its summer playing schedule Wednesday evening. Mrs. Marie Jenison is the director. Garner Church Host to WMS Cedar Rapids Group Will Meet Wednesday HERE THERE HEADS SUPER MART West Union — Harold Lorimer. formerly with the Sawyer Biscuit company at Cedar Rapids, has been named manager of the Super Furniture Mart in West Union. He is moving his family here from Cedar Rapids. Ease Your Household Work ELECTRIC WASHING MACHINES • ABC • DEXTER • ONE MINUTE KITCHEN RANGES • GAS • ELECTRIC • COMBINATION BOOMHOWER HARDWARE Garner—The 62nd annual con- Washington. vention of the Women's Mission- -- - - - ary society of the Cedar Rapids Presbytery will be held Wednesday at the Garner United Presbyterian church of which the Rev. J. Dallas Gibson is pastor. The convention theme is "Christ B _ 2 g the Answer to Our Needs" and the theme song is "God So Loved the WorK " Registration will start at 9 a. m. Wednesday. Organ prelude by Mrs. S. A. Ballantyne at 9:30 a. m. Devotions will be led by Mrs. . th school J. Dallas Gibson followed by the m me scno01 ' business meeting. A quiet hour will be given by Mrs. Fred Patterson, which will be followed by the reports of departmental secretaries and roll call of societies. Mrs. C. H. Schissel will resent the memorial service. Dinner for all guests will be at ioon by the Garner society. In the afternoon at 1:15 there I be an organ prelude by Mrs. „. A. Ballantyne, devotions by Mrs. W. B. Gamble at 1:30. Dr. F. C. McClanahan, missionary speaker, solo by Mrs. W. A. Thompson and devotions by jun- ors of the Garner society. Reports of special committees. Installation of officers by the Rev. J. Dallas Gibson. Report of W. G. M. S. delegate, Mrs. George Keyer. Missionary speaker, Miss Ruth Courter, followed by adjournment and nenediction. Mrs. O. N. Johnston of Garner is president and Mrs. Clarke Pollock of Garner is corresponding secretary of the organization. Cresco Man Commits Suicide by Shooting Cresco — Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p. m. at the Bradley funeral home for Ralph Davis, 48, who took his own life Saturday night by shooting himself through the head with a shotgun, according to Coroner E. L. Bradley. The shooting occurred in the Davis home. Davis is survived by his widow, a son and 2 daughters. Officiating at the rites will be the Rev. J. E. Borgen, pastor of the First Lutheran church. Burial will be in Oak Lawn cemetery east of Cresco. Thornton—Mr. and Mrs. Iver Johnson have returned from St. Louis, Mo., and will spend some time at the Melvin Ingebretson home before leaving on a trip to ashington. Fredericksburff—Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pett received word that their son, Cpl. Robert Pett, has arrived in Germany. Cpl. Pett made the trip from Mac Dill Field, Florida, as one of the crew on a -29. ^ ^ Popejoy—Miss Lorraine Crabtree, Ivan Butt, Shirley Rollene, and Allalee and Melvin Crabtree were enroled in the Camp Quest religious school at Lake Okoboji. Miss Lorraine served as teacher . the school. Greene—Mrs. Robert Hessel left for a 3 weeks' visit through Quebec, New York, Washington, D. C., and other points in the east. Carpenter—Mrs. Anna Throne was honored by relatives and friends in observance of her 80th birthday. Geneva—Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bombard of McCleary, Wash., are here for a few days' visit with Mr. and Mrs. Leon Clock. The 2 men were pals while in the navy. Dougherty—Mrs. Laura Clarke and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Gray and Forest City — Ole Osmundson and daughter, Miss Edna, of Pasadena, Cal., are spending a few weeks with relatives and friends in the county. Mr. Osmundson was sheriff of Winnebago county in the 1920's. Corwith — Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Meyers and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Meyers, visited with relatives in Polo, 111. Wesley—Jack Worsley of Clear Lake is spending some time with his grandparents, the Oliver Youngs, while his parents are on a business trip to Flagstaff, Ariz. Bode—Ida Mae Neilsen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herlev Neilsen, has returned from the hospital in East Fort Dodge where she received medical treatment. Wesley—Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bergeson and Janet of St. Olaf spent several days recently at the Ernest Hutchinson and Curtis Benskin homes. Scarville— Miss Lucille Larson left for a visit at the home of the Rev. and Mrs. Peter Jacobs in Shenandoah. Patricia Larson of Woden, who has been visiting at the Jacobs home, will return home with her. Marble Rock—Mrs. Pearl Hub- Retired Farmer Dies Suddenly at Nashua Nashua—Funeral services were incomplete Monday morning for Will Bonzer, 59, retired farmer and veteran of World war I, who died of a heart attack in a pickup truck at 1:30 p. m. Sunday. Bonzer was intending to take charge of the Nafus Equipment store this week while the owner is on vacation and was making preparations for his duties Sunday afternoon when the attack coUew'at W-averiy;icame. and ^ ^ ^ Lutherans in 4-Day Session Talk Over Problems at Rural Institute Waverly — With Paul Maris, Washington, D. C., the director of the farm ownership division of the Farmers Home Administration heading a list of distinguished speakers the Midwest Lutheran Rural Church Institute will meet June 28, 1948 9 Mason City Glob«-G»i«ti«, Bfa*«m City, la. ughout b -ent to l ? k for him and found ns : Besides Se* widow "he leaves a fng wm be e Cuch a Force daughter and 2 sons in the Rural Community." [ Other speakers are: Paul Johnson, Chicago, 111., editor of the Hold Family Night Swea City to Vote on Bonds Fund Will Be Used to Renew Water System Swea City—The electorate of the town of Swea City will go o the polls July 15 in a special election to determine the passage of a measure calling for $39,000 bonds to provide extension and reconstruction of the water system of the town. Payment of the proposed bonds and interest would be made by a tax levy not to exceed 8 mills per annum. aUJJ, V M .lll«-U£,t-' | **»., —~--- I I Prairie Farmer; H. Conrad Hoyer Algrona—The first in a series of of the National Lutheran Council monthly family night meetings in charge of the division of Amer- W iu be held Wednesday evening lean missions; E. W. Mueller, di- in tne Baptist church. There will rector of the rural life program; be a sn ort devotional service fol- M. Sogge, professor of sociology at i owec i by a program of music and St. Olaf college; and the Rev. J. fn ms f or both adults and children. W. Ylvisaker, recently elected Tne even i ng w ill be concluded president of Luther college at De- with a j unc h and social hour. THE COST TIRE SAFETY sons of Hammond, Ind., arrived at the E. G. Dougherty home to attend the Murphy-Dougherty wedding in Cartersville. Wesley—Mr. and Mrs. John Weig spent several days recently in Ackley at the Clem Puls and Frank Holman homes. Nashua—Mr. and Mrs. George Edwards and 2 sons, Douglas and Dennis, of Red Wing, Minn., are guests. in the Henry and Ernest Klinehart homes. Wesley—The James McWilhams and son of St. Louis, Mo., visited Forburger and Dwyer relatives here several days recently. Goodell—Mrs. Fred Etchen and her brother, Aaron Greiman, and family of Garner are spending 2 v/eeks fishing in Canada. Marble Rock—Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Wilson and family left on a trip to northern Minnesota. Britt—Carol Sheets has returned from Grinnell where she attended Hawkeye Girl's State. Latimer — Mr. and Mrs. Ova Roecl and children of Wheaton, 111., visited several days with their brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Jens Roed, and a sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Simons at Hampton. Fertile—Pastor and Mrs. Oscar Ouverson left for their home at Mt. Sterling, 111., after visiting relatives in the Ouverson and Stevens homes. Thornton — Veryl Sornsen re-turned to Rochester, Minn., after spending her vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sornsen. She is training at St. Mary's school of nursing. Fredericksburg—Dr. and Mrs. S. B. Zoller and grandson, Clifton Zoller, of Ottumwa, returned from a fishing trip in Minnesota. Manly—Mrs. Effie Knudson met with a painful accident at her home recently when her hand became caught in the wringer of her Rheumatic Pain For quick, delightfully comforting help tor aches and pains of Rheumatism, ArthriU*. Neuritis, Lumbago, Sciatica, or Neuralgia try Remind. A pleasant tasteless medicine that works through the blood. First dose usually starts alleviating pain so you can work, enjoy Hie and sleep more comfortably. Get Remind at druggist today. Satisfaction or money back guaranteed. bard returned home from a week's visit with her daughter, Mrs. G. Pooler, in Cedar Rapids. Britt—The Rev. Lester Gatch of the Congregational church is in Oberlin, Ohio, attending a conference of Congregational Christian churches. Bristow—Mr. and Mrs. Duffield, who spent a week at Gun Lake at Aitkin, Minn., on a vacation and fishing trip, have returned home. Thornton — The Thornton high school band will march in the parade at the Clear Lake celebra- corah. The forenoon sessions will consist of 3 lectures daily, while the afternoons will be spent in group forums. The evening sessions are given over to inspirational addresses. Wartburg college, Doctor C. H. Becker, president, is host to th£ institute. tion July 5. St. Ansgar Would Buy Them Off Fort Wayne, Ind., (U.R) — Mrs. Lenora Evans, tired of having shrubs stolen from her parents' graves in St. John's cemetery, offered free trees to the thieves if they would leave the graves alone. -Mrs. James Reynolds and daughter, Karen, of Naugatuck, Conn., are visiting at the parental Wirth home. Thornton — Marion demons, who has served the past 3 years in the WAVES, received her discharge and arrived home from Corpus Christi, Tex. Swea City —Frances, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry washing machine. Carpenter — Dean Culberlson, THE NEW student at Wartburg college, is spending a 2 weeks' vacation at " Noris Culbertson Tish, is recovering after an appendectomy performed Wednesday at an Algona hospital. Popejoy—Mrs. Alpheus Beviere of Vincent, district secretary of the division of spiritual life work, spoke to a group of women at the annual guest day meeting of the local W. S. C. S. Greene—Mrs. George Hamilton submitted to surgery at the Cedai Valley hospital in Charles City Friday. Forest City—Mrs. Robert Bartleson was honored guest at a miscellaneous shower in the Immanuel Lutheran church basement Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Bartleson moved Thursday into their new home which is just completed. Fertile — Mrs. Frank Huxtable has returned to Armstrong after visiting with Mrs. Phil Sheimo. Britt—Pfc. Donald E. Thompson writes his father, Aldcn Thompson, and other relatives, that he is with the 24th infantry division on the island o£ Kyushu near the mainland of Japan. rr^rj; _ Til 'STANDARD T IK Ik PAY ONI* Plus Tax 6.00-16 Other Siiel Proportionately Low LESS TRADE-IN ALLOWANCE Her* is quality, dependability and long mileage »t an extremely low price. Silent tread! "Curve-gripping" safety shoulders! Famous Own-Dipped cord body for protection against blowouts! And a fall Lifetime Guarantee! Don't wait. 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Greene—A farewell dance honoring Bill Weiss and Chuck Wildman who have enlisted in the navy, was held at the Country club Friday evening. Ackley—Mrs. Everett Thurm and Judy Ann left for Manchester for several days' visit with relatives before leaving for their home in Washington, D. C. They have been guests the past 10 days in the home of Mrs. Thurm's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Hanig. Kanawha — Louis Harriman of Chicago and Ralph Harriman and son of Harrisburg, Pa., have been visiting in the H. H. Harriman home. Waucoma—Mr. and Mrs. Lowell J. Scallon returned Wednesday from their wedding trip to the Ozarks. Belmond—Mrs. V. C. Wilson of Santa Barbara, Cal., visited recently at the home of her sister, Mrs. J. C. Brady. Goldfield—John Pehl, J. E. Richardson, Sam Amosson and Amos Amosson of Eagle Grove are in Canada enjoying a fishing trip. Wesley—Guests in the Ray Williamson home recently were her parents, the E. C. Hoesers, and the C. W. Coonrods and 3 children of Jackson, Minn. 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