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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, February 20, 1954
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School '· · * March 3 Set for Election 12 Districts to Vote on Proposal ST. ANSQAR--A special cleclion to vole on the St. Ansgnr Com mu- nity School District, a proposal for consolidation, will b c hoJd March 3. The decision was reached by the Mitchell County Board of Education after consideration of petitions, suggestions and objections during recent weeks. The districts and places for voting have been designated as follows: Voting PJaces Rock No. 3, Rock No. 2 and the consolidated school district of Graflon will vole at the St. AnsKar High School. Ncwburg No. 5, Ncwburg No. 6 and Olin school district will vole at the St. Ansgar library. Newburg No. 1, St. Ansgar Independent and K a i r v i c w school district will vole in the St. Ansgar library. Wardall, Spring Valley and Clyde school districts will vole at the REA office in St. Ansgar. Olranlo consolidated, Plensanl Prairie and Mona school districts will vote at the Harvey Kroneman home in Olranlo" Township. U n i o n - N o . l , Union No. 4 and Union No. 5 will vote at Union No. 1 school house. Start at Noon Balloting in all Ihc voting places will start at noon and continue until 7 p-.m. Only qualified voters residing within the areas are eligible to vote. L. P. Ortalc, Mitchell County superintendent of schools, said separate ballot boxes will be provided for voters residing inside the lim- lls for the 18 districts or portions of districts in the territory proposed to be taken in. Issue Decorah Culvert Bonds DECORAH -- The Decorah city council authorized the city attorney to initiate proceedings for issuing $75,000 in culvert bonds to finance replacement of four bridges in Decorah. The councilmen hope to replace the narrow and sub-standard bridges across the Dry Run Creek at Main, Broadway, Winncbago and River Streets this year if possible, according to City Clerk Charles Anderson. First bridge to be replaced in the city's long range plan of replacing the bridges and eventually filling in the Dry Run Creek channel took place last year when the Washington Street bridge was removed and replaced by a box culvert. Fourth Man in Sheriffs Race CHARLES CITY--Henry (Hank) B a h l m a n , 38, former counter intelligence corps special agent, and manager of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars club, announced that he would be a candidate for the office of sheriff. There are now four candidates, three Republicans and one Democrat. Other candidates are Sheriff Atherton, seeking his 13th term, and Gordon E. (Jack) Churchill. One person has filed for the Democratic primary, Clyde H. Gifford. Bahlman is married and has two daughters. THREE SEEK ELECTION FOREST CITY--Nomination pa pers have bcen filed for three men who are. seeking re-election as school board directors and treasurer. Albert R. Olson, president of the board, and Dr. J. P. Jorgen- scn, director, will seek re-election as directors and Henry Gjellcfatd, treasurer. SELL EASTER SEALS FOREST CITY -- Mrs. Wayne Hibbs of Forest City, Easter Seal sponsor for Winnebago County, staled t h a t Ihc annual Easier Seal campaign will be between March 18 and April :8, Easter Sunday. Consolidation Planned in St. Ansgar Area Sums Willed to Charities and Churches DECORAH--The will of the lale Luflcnc L a m m , who owned considerable property Including business buildings in Decorah, leaves sizeable bequests to churches and charitable institutions and smaller amounts to various individuals in eluding nurses. One thousand dollars each was given to Boys Town in Nebraska, some institution caring for spastic children, lo be selected by Maxwell Krause, Rushmore, Minn., nephew of Ihe deceased, and Litlle Sisters of the Poor. Five hundred dollars each was given to the Wapsipinicon area of Boy Scouts, Catholic Negro Missions and the Assumption Calhplic Church at Canton, Minn. One hundred dollars was given to each and every church in Decorah. One thousand dollars was given lo Mrs. Minnie Krause, a sister, of r , , A o T n c mmv ,. ~ L , Canton, M i n n CHARLES CITY--Four Charles Maxwell Krause, Ihe nephew, is f 11 *, ^ulhs ranging in age from 13 ic principal beneficiary whom · y c a r s ' h a v e bcen the will states is to receive the re- '" connecllon W l t h * lh mainder of her property. An inventory of the estate has not as yet bcen compiled. Miss L a m m died in a .Rochester, Minn., hospital Feb. 12. Cornell Plans Health Center MT. VERNON-Work is scheduled to begin on the Ebersole student health center as early as possible this spring, according to Charles Hedges, chairman of the Cornell College building committee, who announced the preliminary plans Saturday. The building itself will cost approximately $100,000. It will be built with part of the funds given o the college through the Ebersole Memorial Foundation for Student Health in Cornell. The Ebersole brothers, William S. and Francis, left the college approximately $300,000 (o establish iie foundation. William taught at Cornell for a good many years, beginning in 1893 and retiring as professor emeritus in 1934, though ic acted as registrar for the col- ege in 1936-37. During his ; years "at Cornell he 'illed in several -important positions, including one year as act- 'ng president, 1922-23. Francis, who graduated from Cornell in 1902, went on to John Hopkins lo receive lis medical degree and returned to practice medicine in Mt. Vernon, and to act as college physician. Francis died in August, 1951; his brother in March, 1952. Details of the proposed health center arc being worked out with the architect, the Howard R. Green Co. of Cedar Rapids, Hedges said. The building will measure about 80 by 50 feet, but such details as the floor plan, etc., will not be avail able for several weeks. with a theft of an belonging to Roger Dixon, Charles City, Sheriff B. F. Ather- .on reported Friday. The four are in the cusody of their parents. The youths took Dixon's car from n front of his home and smashed^ h f* t* n P f\Fl *t r*m t n f t * v»*-i«i»-t f m i _ i .he car on a county road, four miles south and two and a quarter miles west of Charles City, the of- 'iccr said. The car is a total loss. Dixon said Friday that the car had bcen parked at his home about 7 p.m. with the keys in it, and a 'cw minutes later he went out to get the keys and the car was gone. About 7:30 p.m., a f a r m e r heard a crash and shortly after a youth went to the farm house and called the sheriff's office about an accident. Upon questioning, the youth admitted that he and three others lad stolen the car a short time be:ore. He suffered scratches and bruises. The other three youths were arrested at 12:12 a.m., Friday. The case will be turned over '.o the juvenile court Child, 6, Injured in Fall From Car unconscious for several hours. M E T E R R I T E S H E L D Chicago. LUTHER IJANO AT PERTILE-The Luther College Con'cert Band of Decorah will irive a_concertat the high school gymnasium at Fertile March 4 at 1:30 p. m The band has given concerts from coast to coast and in European countries. Western E Noble Luther graduate and former member of the band, has been director of thi« noted musical organization since 1948. He is one of the youngest conductors of a college concert band in the country Some of the European cities in which the band has appeared are Oslo Copenhagen, .Berlin, Pans and London. Youths Taken on Charge of Stealing Car Helped Release War Prisoners CRESCO -- Cpl. Raymond C Trachta, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lou is L. Trachta of Crcsco, assisted in releasing more than 20,000 anti Communist Chinese and Korean prisoners .when they returned to United Nations custody last month Cpl. Trachta serves as a squac leader in the 25th infantry division. He helped guard the "Freedom Road" from Panmunjom to Inchon to insure .the prisoner's safety. Raymond entered the service in October, 1952, and arrived in Korea April, 1953. Rises in Navy to Commander WESLEY -- Edward W. Froehlich, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs Charles Froehlich, has been promoted to lieutenant commander in the Navy. He is stationed at Bremerton, Wash, and his wife and five children live there. Before going to Washington the family NASHUA -- While Mrs. Dean lived in Hawaii and Florida for sev- Doyle was taking her son, Larry, 6 to the Chickasaw school, seven miles north of here, the door of the car came open and the child fell out, rolled into the ditch and suf cral years. TWO STUDENTS I L L KIESTER, Minn.--Lee Ann Wi gern, a junior in Kiester High -... _ j - _ v » w u an b.u t.*ix v*ii\-l J t* J114 OVli O ^ * * 1 * * * ** j m n w t -111 ^Vl^DL^-L -IL1K* fcred a slight concussion. He was School, is confined to her bed with unconscious for scvnrnl hnnrs rheumatic fevpr_ She i; n flmiohtor rheumatic fever. She is a daughter of the town marshal and wife, Mr and Mrs. Anton Wigern. Another case of rheumatic fever was re McINTIRE -- Funeral services ported this week when Terry Thor for Mrs. Frank Meter, 71, were son, 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orville held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Mclh- Thorson, was ordered to stay in odist Church, with burial at Vcn. bed for several weeks, t u r a . She died Tuesday at a hospital in Osagc following a short illness. Survivors include her hus- ..,, .._.,. JIA band, three children, six grand- E. Ellcfson attended funeral ser children and one brother. The chil- vices for Mrs. Ellefson's father dren are Mrs. Donald Baker of A." O. Strong at Greenfield. Mrs Clear Lake, Charles Meter of Car;- Robert Johnson substituted as by, Ore., and Mrs. Robert Rush of teacher in Junior H i g h during F A T H E R D I E S THOMPSON--Mr. and Mrs. M Mrs. Ellefson's absence. Just Wanted You To Know I Have Taken Over The Shell Service Station AT 9th AND North Federal I THANKS! To My Many Friends and Customers. . I'll Be Able to Serve You Better at My New Location. DROP IN AND SAY HI THERE! DUANE HAAG $260 Paid for Top Bred Gilts IOWA FALLS - A top price of :2GO was paid at a sale of Poland ;hina pigs by Brown and Brown f Hampton and Louis Retlly of Algona at the FFA pavilion here WESTON H. NOBLE Veterans Guide-ROTC Pay Taxable in Some Cases By MAJ. THOMAS M. N1AL A.P. News Features From Capt. H.J.C. of Flushing, N.Y.:"'You said in a recent column that Reserve Officer Training Corps pay is taxable income and must bc reported to the Internal Revenue System as such. It's my understanding that the 90 cents a day paid to ROTC students is classified as a subsistence allowance and therefore isn't taxable under federal law. Please correct this in your column." You're right insofar as regular SOTC students are concerned However, the payment made to contract ROTC students is taxable. Also, any pay received by an ROTC student while at summer camp is taxable. I'm sorry I didn't make myself clear on this. ;ilt consigned by Reilly. The aver- ige price of 34 gilts sold was $162. Fall boars sold averaged $117.50. The top price was $170 paid by Vaync Knutson of Owatonna, rtinn. Oscar Anderson of Leland, s. C., purchased 46 open fail gilts! The top price of this group was 90. Buyers were from Arkansas, lichigan, Iowa, Minnesota, South :arolina, Oklahoma, Illinois. Offer Carnival at Rake School JMKE -- The Band Parents are ponsoring a carnival at the high chool auditorium on Friday evening, Feb. 26, when a big evening Df entertainment for young and old s planned. A short minslrel show and other novelty acts will open he evening's entertainment; a king and queen will be crowned and the isual concessions and side shows, besides a variety of eats at the dining room will be available. LEAVE FOR TEXAS NASHUA -- Mr. and Mrs. Boy Scoles left Friday for Dallas, Tex. where Scoles,-^'ho is a represents live of the Iowa Department of Agriculture, will attend a marketing officials' convention. They will accompany his brother, Oilman Scoles, and wife, of'Mansion, who were enroute to Houston, Tex., to visit relatives. F r o m G.E.S. o f Y o r k , Pa.: 'What is the legal draft age, and low docs a deferment affect that age?" The draft age is 18'^ to 26. If a young man belween 18'/i and 26 gets a deferment he's automatically liable for the draft until he reaches 35 if the reason for his deferment ends. From J.E.C. of Washington, D. !.: "When I got out of the service n October 1946 I filed a claim for disability compensation. My disability was severe p a i n s in the stomach. The VA turned down my claim. However, in the past three years, I've had more and more jain resulting from my stomach disability. May I again make a claim?" Yes. All you have to do is ap- 3ly again. If you run into any difficulty, have a talk with one of your local veterans organization officials. From C.B. of Waterloo, Iowa ! What's the deadline for getting a GI loan?" For World War II vets the dead line is July 25, 1957. For vets eligible under the Korea GI Bill .he deadline is 10 years after the end of the current emergency period--a date not yet set. Efom R.Z.A. of Oakland, Calif.: 'The Army made a determination that my disability occurred in line of duty. Is VA bound to accept that determination in ruling on ' m y eligibility for service-connectec compensation?" The line-of-duty determination is not binding on the VA. However VA will accept the Army's find' ings in ruling on whether disability is service-connected--unless cer tain considerations warrant a dif fercnt finding. From M.O.R. of Honolulu: "I'm a World War I vet/ and my U.S Government Life Insurance per manent policy has j u s t lapsed through oversight, on my part When I reinstate must I pay in terest on the premiums in ar rears?" You won't be required to pay in terest if you,reinstate.jvithin three months from the 'due date of 'h premium in default. 1 If you wai longer than that, four per cen interest, compounded annually must be paid on; the premium in arrears. v ISTC Plans Exhibit of Modern Art CEDAR FALLS -- The best in contemporary p a i n t i n g from the New York galleries, plus work by eight to 12 Iowa painters w i l l b e on display in the Arts and Indus tries b u i l d i n g at Iowa State Teachers College during the first a n n u a l national invitation painting show, April 4-2R. According to P a u l Smith, chairman of Ihe committee planning the! show, "we plan to get examples of! the best work being done today.) The display will include everything! from the abstract to the realistic, with the representative best in each area. This is the first time the school has brought in paintings and works of such controversial nature and such importance." The show will be opened officially Sunday, April 4, with a panel discussion of "The Artists' Responsibility to Communicate to Society," by three authorities in the field of art. Dr. Harvard H. Arnason, head Feb. 20, 1954 J Mason City diobe-fiaiclte, Muon City, I« ;igned by Brown and Brown. Ifcr-Ue n l O f - irt -,t ihf iiniv^rciu, SdYX^^ aid the top price of $260 for a bred thc University of Nebraska and R E T U R N S TO IOWA -- A Iwo- week indoctrination in Naval Administration as it applies to a Reserve Organization was completed recently at the U. S. N a v a l Training Center at Chicago by Cmdr. Alfred T. Mitchell, USNR, of Cedar Rapids, son of Mrs. Bessie H. Mitchell of Nora Springs. He is a member of the of Iowa Falls; John Rosenfield Jr., from the State University of Iowa will make up the panel. Dr. Arnason, who was formerly with the Frick collection in New York, is an expert on art history. Dr. Schriclde, a psychologist, is primarily interested in the study of Naval Reserve Surface Division :ma:i, .Hubbard; 9-53 in Cedar Rapids. Upon com- i Pope joy. pletion of training he will return to the Engineering Publications Department, Collins Radio Company, Cedar Rapids. Orators Rated at Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS--Students who received R a t i n g 1 in the preliminary speech contest here will compete |in the district contest early in I March. Those receiving Rating 1 ! include: Extemporaneous speaking--Don Trcscmer, Jerry Porter, Don Harris, all of Iowa Falls; Nancy Peterson, Dorothy Kaplan, both of Hampton. Oratorical declamation -- David Rasmu.ssen, Darrel Lind, both of Latimer; Roberta Miller, Marilyn Allison, both of Iowa Falls. Dramatic declamation--Marilyn ShcHon, Hubbard; Pat Jliggins, Joe Haines, both of H a m p t o n ; Sharon Brown, Steven Combellicik, both of Iowa Falls. R a d i o speaking--Sondra Rash, Popejoy; James Gines, Jerry Wcl- dcn, R u t h Bergcs, all of fowa Falls; James Olmstcad, Hampton. Humorous declamation--Don Dyer, Hampton; Mary Porter, Marjorie Zcnger, Dallas Johnson, all LaVcrne Clinger- Sheryl Olson, Kanawha Club to Greet Newcomers KANAWHA--The Kanawha Com, --, ~.^^*^ ^ o u u u v u mercial Club is planning a new aesthetics and has written a \vide-; P r °Ject--to welcome all newcom- ly used "Encyclopedia of the| e r s - Cards have been printed and Arts." Rosenfield is described as a| w i l i bc iven to those coming to "painter of reputation." j.^e community, including town and The planning committee will base the selection of the paintings on the advice of prominent artists and critics. Iowa country. When presented at a business place, each card will entitlc- the bearer to a gift. The town newspaper is to be sent free for one month. R E J U R N S TO USA IOWA FALLS--Sgt. Robert Harrison has returned to the United Driver Bound to Grand Jury ~"-" ··«- .3 u i i\,x o u t » i n 5 m u l t ; 11 let 11 L W U CHARLES CITY--Harlan Shook,jycars in Korea and Japan with the Route 2, Marble Rock, was boundjMarine Corps. After a furlough ' " ' " " with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Harrison, he will report at Camp Pendleton, Calif., where he Interpretive reading--Mary Ada lohnson, Julia Cole, Anna Karrys, all of Iowa Falls; Lynn Jondah), Diana Burmeister, Arland Waters, all of Hampton; Sharon Sullivan, Popejoy. One-act play -- Hampton, "The Wonder Hat"; Iowa Falls, "Rosalind" with a cast of Dale Lewis, Marjoric Zcnger, Sharon Brown. Three Township Candidates File CHARLES CITY--Leroy A. Nelson, filed for his second term as justice of the peace for Charles City Township. He will be a candidate for the office in the Republican primary. L. N. Wilson, Marble Rock, has filed as a candidate for nomination States after serving more than two to the grand jury operating a motor vehicle lis driver's license was under suspension. His driver's license had :een suspended under the state's financial responsibility act. He was arrested by the highway patro Wednesday on Highway 218-18. His appearance bond was set at $500. HONORED AT 95 CHARLES CITY" -- Mrs. Sophia Schuler observed her 95th birthda Thursday. Mrs. Schuler makes her home with her sister, Miss Nelle Schroeter, 606 Milwaukee Street. She received many cards and a will be for three months. TAKEN TO HOSPITAL NASHUA--Clark Walsh, o£ the birthday cake in observance of the occasion. Walsh Mfg. Co., Charles City, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Walsh o Nashua, was taken to the Waver ly hospital Friday where he is un der observation. : ATTEND FUNERAL WESLEY--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rasmussen attended funeral serv ices Wednesday for the letter's uncle Gus Vohs, 87, at the West (Bend Lutheran Church. in the Republican primary for the office of justice of the peace of nion Township. He is seeking re- lection. Delia Wilson, Marble Rock, has iled as a candidate for the office f Union township clerk. An incumbent, she is a candidate for nomination in the Republican primary. MANAGER NAMED BANCROFT-^ James Elsbecker y son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Elsbecker, has taken over the management of the Standard -Oil business here. He replaces E. JY Seeny who has been '.manager here, for 36 years. Bill Glowe is assistant on the tank wagon and at the bulk station. Mr. and Mrs; Seeny will continue to make Bancroft their lome. hift driving EVEN ON 1-TON M O D E L S ! 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