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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 16

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 3 1931 $ ! ':^ IOWA PRODUCTION OF BUTTER INCREASES 140 PER CENT FARMERS USING BETTER METHODS Number of Cows in State Is Reported as Only 17 Per Cent Greater. AMES, Feb. 3f--Altho the number of cows in Iowa has Increased only 17 per cent since 1920, production of butter has increased 140 per cent, or almost double, R. K. Bliss, director o£ extension service at Iowa State college declared. The extension service has probably contributed considerably to this increase, Director Bliss stated. If this aid has only amounted to one per cent, or ?500,000 of the §50,- 000,000 increase, it would amount to more than enough to pay for all the state tax and the federal tax which goes to the support of the wortc. As an example Director Bliss cited the work la dairying. Thru the organization of, cow. testing associations, and the,promotion of better feeding' and management practices, the extension service has aided in increasing the average butterfat production a cow. The slogan has always been "Not more but fewer and better cows." · The animal husbandry specialties have had.an. important part in raising the average number of pigs raised a litter from 4.5 pigs in 1922 to 5.8 pigs in 1930. This means an increase of 1.3 pigs a sow, which in turn means that it would · require 500,000 fewer sows to produce 10 000,000 pigs than it would at ««e 1922 average. These savings amount to millions of dollars." v SPLIT OVER "SPLIT" Associated Press Photo Walter Dow Wright, a Waukegan, 111., squire, wouldn't join Avith ministers' association lind discourage marriage fee splitting with taxidrivers who brot couples to the Illinois "Grelna Green." Wriglit shown performing ceremony. Golden Anniversaiy of Wedding Observed by Couple at Cresco CRESCO, Feb. 3.--Mr. arid Mrs. filling Ellingson of New Oregon township, south of Cresco, celebrat- «d their golden wedding 1 anniversary Sunday ,at the home of their son, Ne)s Elling-son, of near Saude. They tvere married at Cresco Feb. 1, 1881. They lived la Nebraska, about five years and have since lived in Howard county, their present home. The groomsman and bridesmaid of 50 years ago, Louie Johnson and Mrs. Hannah Hoffland, were both present at the fiftieth, anniversary. There were nearly 40 out ot town guests, including a number from Cresco and some from other states. Swansen Rites Are Held at Swaledale SWALEDALE, Feb. 3.--Funera. services were held for Darnella Swansea, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Sherman Swansen, Monday afternoon at the Catholic church. She died Sunday morning. Luther College Debate Team Will Go on Toui DECORAH, Feb. 3.--With the -de bate season already well advanced Coach D. T. Nelson has planned trip with a team of picked men thru southern Iowa, Illinois and Indiana So far'debates have been definitely scheduled with Coe, Carthage Wartburg- and Wheaton colleges and a tentative date has been ob tained for an encounter with Val paraiso university at Valparaiso Ind. VETERAN TAKES NEW LAST O'Brien, Reinbeck Business Man, Visits Taylors, His Parents. REINBECK, Feb. 3. IJP)--When van C. Taylor of Blair, Nebr., came ack from the World war he chang- d his name and, as James C. O'- Srien, became a - successful busi- essman at Reinbeck and com- ander of the local American Legion post. This was revealed today after he ad gone to Blair to visit his par- nts, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Taylor. O'Brien is one of their seven sons. An investigation', -was ''conducted. jy officials of the Legion into the whereabouts of Ivan Taylor. A picture printed in a Waterloo paper recently was identified as the man and further investigaiton revealed Ms home was in Reinbeck. Yesterday O'Brien, his wife and four year old daughter went to Blair to visit his family. Iowa Boy Now is Strongest "TL/TY _son, Daniel, suffered with J.VJL his stomach and bo\ve!s until he was quite listless and weak," says Mrs. Floyd Wright, 2301 E. Wafnut St.. Des Moines. "Now it's.a different story as you can see from his picture. He s strong and full of life. I gave him California Fig Syrup because mother gave it to me. It increased jiis appetite, helped him wonderfully. Since then I have used California Fig Syrup myself as a laxative with much benefit." To show how California Fig Syrup acts to build up'and strengthen half- sick, headachy, constipated children through giving tone and strength to ·weak stomach and bowels, nothing could be more convincing than praise like this. Your doctor will approve the use of this pure vegetable product--as often as an impure breath, coated tongue, listiessness, fevcrishness or lack oi appetite warn of constipation--or to keep bowels from clogging during colds or children's diseases. When buying, look for the word California on carton and bottle. That marks the genuine. FIG SYR.UJP LAXATIVE -TONIC Jot CHILDREN SYNDERGAARD IS ELECTED AGENT Board of Winnebago Bureau Names Successor to H. C. Aaberg. FOREST CITY, Feb. 3.---The board of directors of the Winnebago county Farm Bureau met at the Farm Bureau office Saturday nighl and elected Edward Syndergaard o! Grundy Center as county agent o: the Winnebago county Farm Bu reau. H. C. Aaberg, present agent was not a candidate for le-electioi and will move to a farm in Poca hontas county on March 1 at whicl time the new agent will be gradu ated from the department of anima husbandry at Iowa State college a Ames. Mr. Syndergaard is a younj, man who has lived on a farm all hi: life except while attending collegi at Ames. While there he has been a member of the national judging teams in meat, livestock and dairy ing. His sister was the national 4-f health champion in 1930 and hi father is now president of the Farn Bureau in Grundy county. Fort Dodge to Vote March 4 on Changing to Council-Managei FORT DODGE, Feb. 3. -- Mayo C. V. Findlay Monday fixed March 4 as the date when Fort Dodge is to vote on the question of changing its form of government to the coun cil manager plan. The mayor's proclamation was in response to petitions signed' by something over 2,000 voters in the city asking such an election. These petitions were filed about 10 days ago and have been checked at the city hall. Rockwell Routes Are Established 29 Years ROCKWELL, Feb. 3.--Monday marked the twenty-ninth anniversary of the establishment of rural free delivery from the Rockwell postoffice with two carriers, one of whom, George IW. Tanner, is still in the service as carrier on route 1. When this service was established the carriers drove a team, worked all da3' and indorsed a pay check at the end of the month for $50. Today the routes are served with motor vehicles in one-fourth the :lme and at practically four times he compensation. H E R E A N D T H E R E * * » * * * . * * * . * * » * * * * * * Miscellaneous Items From 100 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Visit At Osage. MELTONVILLE -- Miss Arlene Shuemaker and Miss Grace Golberg visited Irene Shuemaker at Osage over the week-end. Recovers at Lyle. LYLE, Minn. -- Clinton Whiting, who has been very ill from pneu monia, is reported much better. Come From Waterloo. RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. Harry Miller and daughter, Ruth of Waterloo were callers at the Fletcher home Monday. / Guests nt Kaniuvha. KANAWHA -- Charles Schnebly and son, Ralph, Albert Lea, Minn.. visited with his son, Henry and family. Return to Wisconsin. MELTONVILLE -- Mrs. Henry Houffe and Mrs. Johnson of Edgeton, Wis.,.have returned home after working at the home-pf their sister Mrs. Bessie Pope, who died in December. Goes to Funeral. RUDD--The Rev. Floyd Hi lira an drove to Mount Vernon to attend the funeral services for the Rev Clyde E. Baker. Returns to Cresco. LYLE, Minn. -- Miss .Marjorie Gleason has returned to her home in Cresco afler a visit with her aunt Mrs. Charles Howard. Attend Kites at Biissett. RUDD -- Mr. and Mrs. George Brnndan, their three sons and families, drove to Bassett, Monday, to attend th'e funeral of John Holtz. Are Parents of Son. KANAWHA--Mr. and Mrs. John Kalvig are .the parents of a ',. pound boy, bora Friday morning This makes a family of five. Daughter Js Born, CARPENTER--Mr. and Mrs. Ed win Boric are the parents of a girl born Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Bork now have a family of two girls. Mrs. Hanks Will Lead. SWALEDALE--The Mission circle will meet with Mrs. J. W. Ing- ·n Friday. Mrs. G. W. Hanks is eader. Annual Banquet Held. BELMOND--The Delphian club ield its annual banquet for the club husbands Monday night at Hotel Will Live in Calmar. ' CALMAR--Mr. and Mrs. Louie leman returned Saturday from .heir wedding trip to Waterloo. Chey will make their future home in Calmnr. :·',': --~.- --. _ L ·;.-·· "..' Returns to'Bristowi BRISTOW--Mrs. Loran ' Fithiah returned for school duties Monday, after spending a couple days in Mason City. Prepare to Entertain. THORNTON--Committees have been selected by the town group to make plans for entertainment of the country as a result of the attendance contest held in the Methodist church in which the country won The entertainment committee is O. Infelt, Miss Marian Brown and Donald James. Arc From Farmington. GLENVILLE, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gleason, Farmington, spent Friday and Saturday here visiting relatives and friends. Returns From Denver. MITCHELL--Robert Nyman returned from Denver where .he has been visiting relatives. Attends Britt Meeting. STILSON--Miss Christyna Callison attended the Christmas Sea" luncheon in Britt Saturday in the Congregational church parlors. Given Farewell 1'arly. BRISTOW--Forty-five neighbors and friends surprised Mr. and Mrs William Jacobs at their home Sat urday evening. The Jacobs family is moving on a farm near Greene ii a few days. Leave For Minneapolis. CARPENTER--Miss Lucile Rob ertson and Roberta Larsen have left for Minneapolis where they expeel to find employment. Returns to Swaledale. SWALEDALE--Miss Eva Fritz has been in 'a hospital at Mason Cit; for treatment. Sh^ returned home Saturday. Pays "S120 'an Acre. BUP-T -- O. E. Sigsbee recently purchased the George Dettman farrr which consists of 120 acres. Thr purchase price was $120 an acre. Daughter Is Born. LYLE, Minn.--A daughter, weigh ing J ,i pounds, was born to Mr. and Mrs. "Alfred Nelson east of town, Are Gues'.a at Kudd. RUDD--Dr. and Mrs. G. R. Gould and family of Conrad, Mr. and Mrs Cliff Ellgin and family of Carpenter visited at the W. C. Frank home Sunday. Parents Critically 111. KANAWHA--Mrs. A. A. Wolfe left for Indianola, Nebr., to see hei parents who are critically ill. Go to DCS Moines. , CARPENTER--Miss Laura Richie, seventh and eighth grade teacher, spent the week-end at De.= Moines. Returns After Operation. WODEN--Mrs. Roy Thorn, who had an operation for appendicitis al the Algona hospital, returned home Saturday. Taken to Hospital. TITONKA--i-The R year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Heiko Bruns, northeast of Titonka, was taken to the Kossuth hospital at Algona Monday for treatments. He suffered pneumonia about two weeks ago from which recovery has not been complete. Was at Excelsior Springs. WODEN--Oscar Orthel, who has spent the past month at Excelsior Springs, Mo., returned. 1 YOUR IOWA One Interesting Fact Every Day About the State Vou Are Proud to Call Your Own! In Iowa there are 5,270 retail grocery stores and 60 outlets for food products in wholesale quantities. The annual volume of bvigi- ness transacted by these is $230,000,000. Entertained at Whittemore. WHITTEMORE -- The members of the Sodality entertained the senior choir of St. Michael's'church at dinner at the Presentation academy auditorium. Visit in Wisconsin. SHEFFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Gerber spent the week-end with relatives at Shullsberg, Wis. Go to Rochester. CHAPIN--Mrs., Leslie Thomas and Mrs. Garfield Crawford left Sunday for a several days' visit at Rochester, Minn. Return From Wisconsin. BTJRT--Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Wliitehill returned yesterday from Sauk City, Wis. A'isit at Grafton. GRAFTON--Mrs. August Bork and children of Nashua were over Sunday visitors at the August Bork home. Go From Alexander. ALEXANDER--Mrs. Carrie Hanson and sons, Clifford and Wilbur, visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Melbourn Nelson at Kamra. Hand Seriously Burned. OSAGE--Mrs. John K. Gabby had her left hand seriously burned with steam while pouring boilin water from a tea kettle into a sink". Entertains Ladies' Aid. LAT3MER--Mrs. O. N. Schultz entertained the M. E. Ladies' Aid society Wednesday. Is From Emmetslmrg. WODEN--Mrs. Emma Gaard of Gmmetsbitrg- is visiting at the home of her son, Harold Gaard and fam- ly- . '' Leave for Peoriu. ROCKWELL--F. C. Siegfried and sister, Mrs. Addie Miller, and her son, Gerald Miller, left for Peoria, 111., Saturday night called by the death of George J 1 . 1 - Siegfried from an attack of pneumonia. Comes to Sheffield. SHEFFIELD -- Stanley Savage, who is ^employed in Sioux Falls, 3. Dak., was here for a week-end visit with his family. Are Again in Kelvin. CHAPIN--Mr. and Mrs. Jake Keller and sons of Melvin returned to their home Monday after an over Sunday visit with Mrs. Keeler's parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. Z. Olson. Visit -in Minneapolis. , BURT--The Lloyd Schenek family spent the week-end with Mr. Schenck's mother, and sisters hi Minneapolis. Are Visiting in Sheffield. SHEFFIELD--Mrs. R. B. Rey nolds and son of Sioux City are spending- the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Van Nest. Are Parents o£ Son. ROWAN--Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Holmes are the parents of a six pound son, born to them at theii home near here. Funds Used for Relief. SWEA CITY--The American Legion auxiliary is sponsoring the monthly card party at the Legion club rooms Monday. All money taken in at these parties are used for relief work. Enters Hospital Again. LATIMER--Rex Miller has again entered the Hampton hospital for further .treatment. Students Come Home. BELMOND -- Randall Klemme came home from Grinnell to spent! the week-end with his parents. Mr and Mrs. R. H. Klemme. Richard Gowdy, son of Dr. and Mrs. H. L. Gowdy, came home from Ames also and Clarence Peterson, son of Mr and Mrs. H. F. Peterson, spent Saturday and Sunday at home from Iowa City. Visits in Waterloo. BRISTOW--Miss Kathryn Smith enjoyed a week-end visit with relatives in Waterloo. Mrs. Snow Improves. CALMAR--Mrs. A. F. Snow, who has been ill the past week, is slightly improved. Honored at Decorah. DECORAH--About 40 friends surprised Mrs. Alvin Ellis at her home in West Decorah Sunday evening on her thirty-first birthday Card playing was the feature of th= evening;. Again in Mason City. THORNTON --' Horace Parker, who has been employed; in the First National bank while Mrs. John Johnson was absent for a few days returned to Mason City. Mrs. John son was married last week. She was formerly Miss Helen Nicolet. -Move nt Mitchell. MITCHELL--The George D. Sen- field family of Northwood has moved into the house they recently purchased of William Talbot of Valley Junction. Are Again in Gotdfield. GOLDFIELD--Mr. and Mrs Hugh Foster, who have been touring the southern states for the past month 'on their wedding trip, re turned here Sunday for a visit with relatives here: Has Finn for Music. BELMOND--The Rev. J. C. Buth man of the M. E. church is putting a new plan into use to furnish music for Sunday evening services. The families of the church are asked alphabetically to furnish the special music or feature for one evening. Come From Latimer. BELMOND--Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Johnson and daughters from Latimer spent Sunday at the home of Misses Julia and Manda Johnson. Guests at Bris.ow. BRISTOW -- Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Hartsough and daughter. Miss Fern of Oelweiu spent Sunday with the Charles S. Stewart family. Return to Thornton. THORNTON--Mrs. J. W. James returned from Oakdale Sunday. Mr. James drove .there Saturday to bring Mrs. James home. Mr. James was accompanied to Iowa City and home again by Mrs. J. Brogan who visited her daughter, Mrs. Eleanor Alden, Klemme, who had just had an operation. Mrs. Alden is in the University hospital. ' Ladles Aid to Meet. GLENVILLE, Minn.--The U. B, Ladies aid will meet with Mrs. Ida Hosttier Thursday afternoon. Is From Claremont. MITCHELL--H. F. Shipton of Claremont spent the week-end here visiting his daughter, Mrs. L. D. Hungerford and family and Miss. Bertha Shipton. Goldfield S.'ore Sold. GOLDFIELD--The Wheeler cash store opened here about two years ago by George Wheeler ~6i Woolstock, changed hands Monday and will be known hereafter as the Goldfield Grocery company. H. R. Growl, who has managed the store since it opened, will continue as manager. Entertain Progress Club. BELMOND--Mrs. Albert Hanson was hostess to the Progress club Tuesday. The lesson on'"Drama" was led by Mrs. H. L. Gowdy. Mrs. A. E. Martin, Mrs. Clifford Johnson and Mrs. H. F. Luick each reviewed one of the best plays of the past year. Visits at Calmar. CALMAR--Mr. and Mrs. Charles Yager of Center Point came Sunday to visit Mr. Yager's brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Yager. Guests at Stilson. STILSON -- Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson, Britt, were guests at Mr. ind Mrs. L. Callison's Sunday. Study Club to Meet. DECORAH--The Study club will meet at the home of MiSs Gertrude irane, county superintendent of schools, Feb. G. This will be the first meeting of the new year. Visit in Charles City- BRISTOW--Mr. and.Mrs. Bremer H. Corey visited their niece. Mrs. Edward Gough in Charles City on Sunday. , Father Is Dead. BELMOND--Word was received Monday of the death of S. O. Windecker of Blairsburg. He is the fath«r of Mrs. George Baxter of Olaf. Is Guest nt Calmar. CALMAR--Miss Elizabeth Drilling of Cresco was a guest of Mr and Mrs. Jake Beevar. Submits to Operation. DECORAH--Margaret Gennano, 10, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Germann, was operated on for appendicitis at the Decorah hospital. She is improving at the present time. Farm Equipment; Moved. PLYMOUTH--R. L. Dixon has moved his farm equipment and supplies from the old Chesebro and Sons garage to the Holcomb building on South Main street. His business will be open to the public'Feb. 2. BELMOND MAN IS GIVEN SENTENCE Hobdey Fined $300 and Sent to Jail Three Months on Rum Charge. CLARION, Feb. 3.--Dick Hobdey, 37, Belmoud, entered a plea of guilty Monday on a charge of bootlegging. Judge Serwood Clock, sentenced him to pay a $300 fine and serve three months in the Wright county jail. In case the fine is not paid he will serve six months longer. AMOSEVANS, 37, BURIED AT DOWS Former Resident Is Drowned After Being Carried Under Ice. DOWS, Feb. 3.--Funeral services were held here Sunday for Amos Evans, 37, Minneapolis, a former Dows farmer, who was drowned while operating an ice-engine. He fell into the water and was carried under the ice. The funeral was held at the Lutheran church with the Rev. Edward Duea in charge. Burial was in Otis Grove cemetery. He leaves seven brothers and one sister. His mother died in 1905 and his fathom in 1925. Mr. Evans was gone from Dows 19 years and for several years his relatives did not know where he was. A letter, 14 years old. found in his pocket, written by a brother, informed the authorities where to find his relatives. ' He served for 21 months in the World war. 1.0.0. F. Lodges in Kossuth County to Gather at Titonka TITONKA, Feb. 3.--The I. O. O. F. lodges of Kossuth county will be entertained by the local Odd Fellows lodge Tuesday evening. A part of the entertainment will be a play given by the local Rebekah lodge. An address is to be given by Oliver Repp of Mason City. Rites for Mrs. Loven Are Held at Decorah · DECORAH, Feb. 3.--Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon from the United Lutheran church for Nels Loven, who died at his home on River street Friday. Burial was in the Lutheran cemetery. St. Ansgar Lumber Firm Names Officers ST. ANSGAR, Feb. 3.--The annual stockholders meeting of the St. Ansgar Lumber and Grain company was held in the opera house Saturday to elect a board of directors and to consider whether to continue to own and operate the elevator. Only one change was made in the members of the board, that being M. E. Benson (n place of Earnest Hansen. The other four members were F. J. Zemanek, H. A. Borchardt, E. R. Tessman and R. C. Rosenberg. Sam Whitman has been manager of the elevator for several years. New Frocks for S P R I N G I Frocks for every occasion . . .Vj with expensive details, with- clever collar, .neck and cuff f treatments that reveal unusual workmanship, unusual styling. - YOU WILL FIND ALL THE WANTED ''..',, FABRICS AND COLORS '.'. Two Moderate Price Groups Embracing Every High Fashion 75 + S J 2 7 5 ' --THIRD FLOOR-- Trade Q'Tjare Yu Do the Best COACH or BUSINESS COUPE F. o. s. Dotrolt It challenges the performance of any six, regardless of price. It introduces Super- Six smoothness to the lowest price class. It looks like a far more expensive car. It is bigger, wider and roomier than many' cars that sell for hundreds of dollars more. It is the Value Sensation in a year of sensational valuea Lapiner HUDSON-ESSEX SALES AND SERVICE Phone 1188 The Brightest Corner in Town 117 S. 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