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1 F*b. 20, 1954 *»»«« Clfy Glebe-CiicKe, MasoM City, I*. TP AW Showing Whch Way I 1 i\.f^WV ^% . .a . « . . . B| , the Wind Blows By e. A. N, Hawkeyes vs.: Gophers f'That Iowa - Minnesota athletic feud has brokeirqut again in a new 'quarter. .This time Don'Gilbert is J iif the center of the action. ·, (The controversy reached its cli- "max Wednesday noon when the Minnesota follower reported that his^ team had been beaten by the i, Iowa branch of the University of 'Illinois. , Because he was in a minority, he was straightway fined 25 cents by the club's tail-twister, M i l e s Chenault, who is assessing the penalty mentioned a Mason City athlete or two who had been attracted into the Gopher camp in years past. Some of Mason City's ancient ordinances may look strange today, but we don't believe there are »ny in the category of this one passed by the Waterloo, Nebr., city government in 1910 as quoted by the alert and progressive Kanawha Reporter.-" It shall be illegal for any barber in this town to eat onions between the hours of 7 a. m. and 7 p.m." * . Named Valentine Dr. Lloyd Gustafson last Sunday told the jnembers of his First Methodist congregation the story of a wedding lie performed on Feb. 13. The young couple was sponsored by persons he married five years ago. In filling out the forms the pastor learned from the bridegroom that his middle initial was V. "What does the V stand for," he asked. "It stands for Valentine, but 1 don't like it," he answered. On learning that the date of birth was Feb. 14, Dr. Gustafson stated it was understandable that the man's parents had wanted to call him Valentine. "But I don't like it," repeated the bridegroom with a touch of vehemence. "But I am glad of one thing," he added with a smile. "I'm glad I wasn't born on Ground Hog's Day." That just about broke up the wedding. * Last week Mickey Judd sent a copy of the Tucson, Ariz., Rotary Club bulletin to Judge W. P. Butler of Mason City. The bulletin contained the announcement of the candidacy of Elbert A. Gump of the Tucson Club for governor of dis trict 166 of Rotary. Judge Butler rubbed his eyes in wonderment. 1 was the same Elbert Gump who had been a pupil in the fifth grad taught by the Mason Cityan at Sey mour, Iowa, fn 1907. : .. . ' * Stavanger Gardener A. L. Lake, building contractor, · came in this tveek Avith a clipping Railroad Battles The present effort of Robert 31. Young to wrest control of the New York Central Railroad from a group of bankers is reminiscent of the great battles between the industrial moguls of a more colorful era 50 or"75 years ago. Old timers here remember the repercussions of the battle in which Edward Harriman, operator of the Southern Pacific and Union Pacific, attempted to grasp control, of the Northern Pacific from Jim Hill in April, 1901. Buying orders from both Hill, who was backed by Morgan and Harriman, sent the price of the stock from around 100 to 1,000 in four days. John Willson, father of Meredith Willson, was among those who watched the stock gyrations in the Lamson Brothers Company brokerage office here at the time. Willson later told about a retired locomotive engineer ' and former employe of the Northern Pacific, who came in to see what the market was doing. Noting Northern Pacific was up to around 300 he made the remark "that stock isn't worth that much" and sold short. The next morning the man was called upon for additional funds to cover his sale for the stock which continued to go up. He lost his life's savings in the deal. * An excellent book on the maneuvers and escapades of the Jim Hills, Harrimans and others of their ilk, who made up a most interesting chapter in American history, is "The Age of the Moguls," by Stewart H. Holbrook. * 100 Years Ago Mindful of Editor Earl Hall's continued plea for enforcement of highway safety, Judge William P. A^GOLA BOUND--Gordon and Dorothy Van Laan and daughter, Margaret L o u i s e visit with the Rev. Peter J. Jansen, minister of the First Congregational Church, while in Mason City for their commissioning Sunday evening as missionaries to Angola or Por- ·f 11 rrnooo \Xf nt-f A 4Vinn tuguese West Africa. Butler sent him the following quotation: "The alarming increase of. . , disasters, the frightful destruction of life, of limbs and of property call loudly for a strict enforcement of the most exemplary rules." The judge found it in the Supreme Court rulings on the case of Frink and Company versus Coe in the 1854 reports--100 years aso. from a Stavanger, Norway, newspaper-about his brother, Johan Loken, w h o m he has not seen ·since lie left Norway 55 years ago. The Mason Cityan changed his name from Loken (named after a lake in Norway) when he came to 'America. The article revealed that Johan had carved an interesting career for himself in Norway as a horticulturist. At present he is city gardener for the city of Stavanger. Those who haye seen the public gardens in European cities know this is a big assignment. The newspaper paid a high tribute to Johan, stating that he had, often with limited funds, created much beauty and thus brought much happiness to those who have seen his gardens. The gardener, himself, had this to say: "I enjoy music and believe that it has much in common with flowers; Both music and flowers appeal to the ideal and what is good in man and both make life richer and better. I often regard a display of flowers as a symphony." · : ' . · · * Mrs. Erwin Paschka, who lives lust.west of the American Crystal Sugar plant, and Mrs. Harvey Major, whose home is just north of the Ideal Sand and Gravel plant, know that spring is here more than a month ahead of the March 2l equinox. Mrs. Paschka saw a robin and Mrs. Majbr, a meadowlark, at their homes Saturday. A group of woman at Fertile, all descendants of the late Elif Halverson, pioneer resident, are members of a birthday anniversary club that had its origin 20 years ago when three sisters whose birthdays came the same week starred holding a birthday party each February Here in Mason City Public Card Party, Atnvets Au iliary, Feb. 22, 7:30, Am vets Clu Venetian blinds cleaned, take down, del. free of charge. 5204V R u m m a g e Sale Tues., Feb. 2 412 15th S. E. Children's an adults' clothing. Charles Oulman, son of Mr. an Mrs. Charles J. Oulman, 1103 9t N. W., is student technical director and Don Bartusek, son of Mr. an Mrs. Robert Bartusek, 3026 Tyle N. W., is in the cast of "The Pr vate Life of Cinderella" at low S t a t e College, to be presents March 4-6. · Get your lawn mower sharpenei now. Boomhower Hdvve. 180 Spred Satin colors at Payne's Enfoy Bob Considine on NBC These women, Mrs. Celia Suby Mrs. Ella Zobel and Mrs. John Zo beJ, added other guests each year, until at a recent meeting it was voted to meet once each month or the birthdays of those that fall on that month. * Coffee Prices radio, brought to you Sunday a 5 p. m. by Mutual of Omaha J. J. Wolsfeld, local manager. R u m m a g e , children's and misc 530 15thS.E., 10 a.m. Mon., Tues Eric Biedermann, son of th Rev. and Mrs. E. A, Biedermann 323 Maryland S. E., is on the Wart, burg College honor roll for a grad point ratio of 3.562. Special water softener salt $1.9 100 Ibs. Boomhower Hdwe. Get your Travelers checks at th United Home Bank Trust Co. For Saler Maternity suits dresses, size 16, Reas. Ph. 4411. Troika famiiy special Sat. night, 6-9. Filet Mignon dinner, comp. ?1. Roger Willis, English exchange student at Towa State College study- informs us. A copy of the 69-year- old newspaper is on display at the Nashua City Hall. Other items listed in the advertisement o£ a grocery firm at that time are: Baking powder, one pound, 25 cents; prunes; 12 pounds, one dollar; sugar, 16 pounds, one dollar; pail of honey, 20 cents; pail of tea, 50 cents; sack of flour, one dollar; box of matches, one cent; two pounds peaches, 25 cents; 21 bars of soap, one dollar. * Mason City's Bil Baird won the top award for a children's TV program with his puppets, "Kukla, Fran and Ollie." He received the Television Academy's award Thursday night. r j t . _ ~~ ___ riantora. X H. Marstoit Bendix and Whirlpool Soles and Service PHONE 988 OR 920 /V Ruth Wagner Her many North Iowa friends noted in the February issue of the Midland School, official publication of the Iowa Education Association, that Ruth Wagner, associate editor of that magazine, is to leave in July to become managing editor oi the Kansas Teacher at Topeka Kan. Miss Wagner has been in Mason City on a number of occasions for teachers meetings. . Editor W. Henry Galbreth evidently isn't too happy about losing his popular staff member, but admitted it meant an advancement in three ways for Miss Wagner--salary, position and nearness to Jier family in Colorado. "Recreation -- Gelling Exhausted On Your Own Time." BRACKEN INSURANCE AqENCY ... T. J. BRACKEN NEVA N. CISNE : ; TELEPHONE 366 ; 19 FIRST STREET NORTHEAST MASON CITY Deibert D. Witt Disobeys Traffic Officer; Fined $10 Five separate accidents were reported to Mason City police Fri day, one resulting in a fine for re fusal to obey a traffic officer. Deibert Dean Witt, 16, Rockwell, was lined $10 and costs in police court Saturday following an acci dent after the girls district basket ball finals Friday night. Witt, driv ing a pickup, did not stop on dj rection of a police officer direct ing traffic at 15th and S. Federa: and collided with a car driven bi Arthur Bernard Schweppe, 38, Wil Hams. The only damage was to the pickup's right front fender. Cars driven by Chauncey C Viall, Clear Lake, and James Rod erick, Route 1, collided Friday at 1045 4th S. W. Viall's right fron fender and grill and Roderick's lef front door and fender were damaged. At 8:45 p.m. Cecil William-Graven, Manly, and John D. Rasmus sen, Clarion, were involved in a collision at 112 N. Federal. Damage to Craven's car was to the grill and front bumper guard. The right rear taillight and tailpipe were damaged on the Rasmussen vehicle. Cars driven by Recce Charles Adams, 829 8th S.E., and Jestis Ne- gretc, Belmond, collided at 19 2nd N.W. about 10 p.m. Friday. Damage was extensive to both cars. The left front fender, headlight, grill, bumper and left front door panel were damaged on the Adams car and the right front fender headlight, grill, front bumper, hood, radiator, left and right door panels r and the frame were damaged on the Ncgrele auto. Three-quarters of an hour later Dean Warren Smith, 23, 136 26th S.W., and John; Richard Stackhouse, 19, 233 7th N.W., collided at 16 1st S.W. Smith's gas tank and exhaust tank and Stackhouse's front fenders, grill, both headlights and parking lights were damaged. About 20 .million of 160 million Americans live on farms. From Here to Angola Is Destination of Van Loans Few people could locate Angola* on a map, even though the country covers 481,351 square miles or slightly less than twice the area of Texas. Few more have probably even heard of it. Angola or Portuguese West Africa is the destination of Gordon and Dorothy Van Laan, agricultural missionaries, and their year old daughter, Margaret Louise. They came to Mason City to be commissioned Sunday evening at the First Congregational Church. The Van Laans will be sponsored .n part by the Mason City church .hough their finances w i l l be landled by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions of the Congregational Church o which the local church con- ribulcs. They will-spend five years with he Obimbundu tribe in the high- ands east of Lobito bay in central Angola. It is in this area that the Canadian and American Congrega- ional Churches and the Plymouth Brethren Mission work. The work of the missions has been primarily educational, especially agricul- .ural. Support Own Church The :· Obimbundu support their own church even to furnishing heir own ministry. The church is ndigenoiis in Angola and the mis- ionaries do not interfere with its aperatioh, but act as advisors only. There is no race problem as'the overnment assimilates the people /hen they reach certain education- 1 nnd economic stations. The Portuguese have owned the frican territory since 1575. Its oast ' line stretches 1,000 miles outh from the mouth of the Congo iver. The cool season lasts from une to September; and the rainy, rom October to May; the heaviest ainfall coming with storms in Vpril. The coast plains are unsuit- ble to Europeans while the inland lateau is healthful and invigorat- ng. · The population is made up of 4,18,000 natives and mulattoes and 0,000 Europeans. In the Obimbun- u area the natives are as yet in primitive stage of agricultural evelopment, tilling with hoes or sen. Their, major crops of maize nd manioc are anemic and their minor crops, which range from pples to citrus to bananas are no letter. Into this land will plunge the /an Laans, short on experience iut with faith in an ideal. They iope to be advisors and teachers, ring in new crops and improve he old and in this way help a mall portion of the world's un- [ernourished peoples, two-thirds of vhich are near starvation. Months of Preparation Months of preparation are be- ind Gordon and Dorothy with many more months to come. They must have clothes, tools and mis- ellaneous supplies for five years. "heir equipment must fulfiil the pecial needs of the climate and ie civilization. But (hat is not all Vhen the Van Laans sail in March School Play Proves Laugh Near to Tear* Laughter is never far from fears That was true at Friday night' Mason City High School drama do partment presentation of "Th Great Big Doorstep." Credit fo that is due partly to Frances Gooci rich and Albert Ilackett for thei well written comedy. It was due also Friday night however, to a high school cas which played the comedy in a manner which would have beer creditable to more mature perfor mers and to their director, Mis Helen E. Thomas. The two leading roles played b., Kathryn Jensen and Roger Connei Iy were particularly well done Miss Jensen's handling of the Ca jun dialect and the ability of hot to stay in character were especial Iy commendable. The play deals with the effort of the Crochet family to get house to match "The Great Bi c Doorstep," a beautiful w h i t carved display which they hac fished from the river. Family Problem The pathos which heightens the comedy lies in the prayers of Mrs Crochet that the house may come in time to keep her family to gether. Less ably done than it was by Miss Jensen, the portrayal o Mrs. Crochet could have killed the point entirely. Connelly did the lazy, happy-go lucky Commodore Crocket to per fection, flaring up at the slightest hint that he was a no-good ditch digger instead of a drainage expert--and happy as ever two minutes later. Outstanding in the supporting cast was Joanne Hagen as the sec ond daughter, destined to become a Sister of the Poor but still more interested in romance. Another heavy part ably handled was tha of the eldest daughter, played bi Donna Ouverson, fearful at age 18 that she would become a sour old maid and anxious to leave the Crochet shack for adventure anc pork sausage in New Orleans. t will not be for Angola, but for .Isbon where they will undergo inc months of language training, "rom there the next stop will be ·enguela, Angola, and a rail trip nland to the Obimbundu. Mr. and Mrs. Van Laan are well reparcd as teachers. Gordon re- ently received his Ph D in agricul- ure at Washington State. He has one graduate work in the soil ciences, botany, chemistry and oriculture. And he had a taste of he tropics while serving in the ombat engineers in the Philip- ne Islands during World War II. orothy is also a graduate of Washington State and has been orking as an accounting clerk for ie college. The Van Laans chose as the pic of their sermon at the service t ...'the. : First Congregational hurch Sunday morning, "Faith r'Our World." Dogs in His Bed Elna and Fleece, the bouncy If ypur. headlights brighten a lot hen : yqu v.stcp on the gas that cans trouble and you should have our ·; battery checked quickly. Crochet twins, and Arthur, the son who left home because his dogs insisted on sleeping on the Commo dore's bed, completed the family which kept the audience amused with its antics. Mr. Tobin, the Texan played by Roger Hunt, and Tayo Delacroix the Grass Margin, La., barber played by Bob Morrison, providec excitement by competing for Topa Crochet's favor. Dewey Crochet the commodore's brother, whose check "bounced" instead of buying the house, was played by Davic Millhiser. Clarice Sentman, as the New Orleans florist who saved the day, completed the capable cast. A bouquet is due, too, to the stage crew for creating the very realistic shack which stayed in one piece until the family Was ready to move. The high school, theater orchestra directed :by Marjorie Smith Stoddard provided the music before the curtain, commendably on time. -- T.J.J. Cpl. Albert Chavez Officially Listed Dead by UX Army The Army Friday officially listed as dead Cpl. .Albert J. Chavez, fos- t e r s o n of; Leon Vega, 1421 Quincy N.W. Missing in Korea more than a year, his death had been verified by returning prisoners of war last fall and a memorial service was held for him'in Mason City at that time. E. L. C. Pdstors fo Discuss Union of 4 Lutheran Groups Conditions for a proposed unio with three other Lutheran bodte arc to be discussed here. Tuesdn and Wednesday by several hundre pastors and laymen of liie Evange ical Lutheran Church, Iowa Di trict. · ' · , · ' . , Union with the United Evangel cal Lutheran Church, America Lutheran Church and Luthera Free Church is to be discussed : all E.L.C. districts before the b ennial convention June 9 to .1 in Minneapolis. Twice in the pa convention delegates have voted ' take action with union as the ult mate goal. Appearing on the program hen which gets underway at 10 a.m Tuesday, in Trinity L u I h e r a Church, wili be its. former pasto the Rev. Alvin N. Rogness, now a Sioux Falls, S.D. To Discuss Report He is a member of the join union committee which has sul milled the report to be cliscusse during the two-day convention, report which has laid down th basic organization design for th proposed church body. Dr. 0. G. Malmin, editor of th E.L.C. church paper, The Luthera Herald, also will appear befor the delegates. He is a member o the subcommittee on policy an organization and for the last yea has devoted a considerable portio of his time to explaining the pro posed union through the mediun of the paper's editorial page. The meeting will be open to a E.L.C. members, said Dr. V. 1 Jordahl, Mason City, president the South Central District, as we as officers, board members, la leaders, pastors- and conventio delegates. Historic Event He joined with the Rev. Roy Har risville, Trinity Lutheran pastor, i stating that the meeting Tuesda and Wednesday will be among th most important in the history of th E.L.C. , Doctor Jordahl added that sue questions as these will come up fo consideration: Will the local congregation stii be the basic unit of authority? How many districts will functio under the proposed plan? Will the new church body b stronger doctrinally and spiritua ? Will overlapping and wastefi: competition in local areas be elini inated? The Mason City ministers sal the committee report--called th Report of the Joint Union Com mittee to" the Convention of the Ne gotialing Bodies, 1954" -- will b voted upon at the convention i Minneapolis and is expected to re ceive the stamp of approval b; convention delegates However, the actual vote whicl would bring about an organic union among the four churches is not ex pected until at elast 1956, they said Gerald J. Johnson Service Is Held . Gerald Jerome Johnson, month old. son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl'John son, Fertile, died Saturday at ^ Vlason City hospital. The child wa born Jan. 21, 1D54, in Mason City Surviving are the parents anc he grandparents, Mr. "and Mrs lenry W. Johnson, Fertile, anc Mr. and Mrs. Howard Cook, Clin .on, Mb. Graveside services were con ducted at Elmwood Cemetery Sat urday afternoon, with Doctor Paia A. Peterson, pastor of Wesley Uethodist Church, officiating. Th Patterson-James Funeral Home was in charge. Six North lowans on Luther College Grade Honor Roll Six North Iowa students hav een. placed ,on the Luther College Honor Roll for having maintaincc a 2.25 (B) average or better fo he first semester. They are Ted OJsen from Mason City; Gloria Falk, Priseilla Mikkel ;on and Roger Elliott Trom North, vood; Lyle Hall from Garner and ',oweH Siefken from Eake. A sophomore, Ted is the son o \Irs. N. E. Olscn, 132G Pcnnsylva nia S. E., Mason City. A daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. H Talk, Gloria, a senior, is a mem er of the Nordic Cathedral Choir Priscilla, a sophomore, is the laughter of the Rev. and Mrs. 0 Mikkelson. She is a member o rvirig Literary Sopiely and Cam HIS Players. A son of Mr. and Mrs. William Elliott, Roger, i reshman, is a member of the Nor "ic Cathedral Choir. Lyle is the son of Mrs. Clara Hall f Garner and Lowell is the son ol D. J. Siefken of Rake. Electric Motor Repairing By Exp»ri«nc«d M«n NEW AND USED MOTORS BOUGHT AND SOLD ZACK BROS. ELECTRIC CO. 302 Second S. W. Phon* W7 OR. O. G. MALMIN THE REV. A. N. ROGNESS NEWS of RECORD Births Reported (At Mercy Hospital) -- G i r l to Mr. anil Mrs. Raymond M l l l a r d , K e n s o l t . F r i d a y ; boy to Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Altrteld, 11:10 :!nd N.W., Saturday. , ' ( A t 1'ark Hospluh --liny to Mr. and Mrs. Marvin J. Winters, I J - 3 C'oolidge S.W., Friday. Fire Calls Shorted Irnulnt Cnrd -- l:H 5th S.W.. Irene W c r l e , 5:38 p.m. F r i d a y . Tar Kettle Fire--:J» 1st U.K., Mason City Hoofing Company, A: 1.1 p.m. Friday Death Notices ALLEN', E d w a r d , in, P l y m o u t h , died :arly Saturday at a Nora Springs nursing lome. Funeral arrangements are Incom- ilete. The Pallerson-Jnines Funeral Home died K U N Z . Shirley, :«. died Monday at Tu iunga, Calif. Funeral s e r v i c e s will be held at Ward's funeral Hume. Clear Lake, Sunday at u':M p.m. The Rev. George . will conduct t the Clear Strum, Zlon Lutheran pastor the services. Hurtal w i l l be at the Clear Lake Cemetery. Military rites will be in charge of Saratoga Post ISCK VFW. JOHNSON. Gerald Jerome, month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Johnson, F e r tile, died Saturday at a Mason Ctly hospital. Graveside services were conducted Saturday afternoon at Elmwood, w i t h Doctor Paul A. Peterson, pastor of We.lley Methodist Church, officiating. The 1'atter- on-Jamcs Funeral Home w u j In charge. Police Court Intoxication--Stanley Gene Larson, 21), 6'i;t J e r s e y S.E.. f o r f e i t e d Jl.l bond · O v e r t i m e Parking--II. F. Schwanke, 2m Jefferson S . E . ; Lapincr Motor C o m p a n y , ns Delaware S.E.: Hughes l i r y a n t . 11. T. Bull d In it; R. K. Richards, 1 1 1 ! E. .Stale) Mrs. W. II. C l a r k , ' ^ 9 10th N.W.j L. A. Moe, 2lVi S. Federal; DavlU Murphy, m Madison N . W . i Frank Servanlez, 41fl Van Buren S.W.i Paul lllnch, 410 ff'.ad S.E i Mrs. Lawrence i Lester, Clear Lakei Murray McDowell. Wt Klh N.W.i R. K. Aliel, 113 President Courll - M . K a u f m a n , (··' Vermont S.E.! Kenneth H e l l , Marble Rock! Marilyn D r e w , 7 Stnd S.E.; Tom Mellvaln, Highway 1.1 w e s t ) C.len Buchanan, USt 28th S.W.i Richard Stebhens. Des Molnesi L. S. Sandvlk, :«7 nth S.E.: C. R. Hlckj, Waterloo i L. K. Julsnn, ~.n K i m rlvei L. A. Wallskog. ··ft sou, S . E . i Lyle each, Clear 1,akei Robert Swarncr, 3(1 Isl V.E.: Lauron Dorr, Clear L a k e ; Mrs. Kd Hurrener. Route Si Rose Kennedy, Rockwell i Paul Barclay, 2'.:t K e n t u c k y S . E . i Robert M. l.ogue, 512 I2ih N.W.i A. H IVelter, Route -', each f o r f e i t e d »1. Francis Harrer. a 17 nth S.K., f o r f e i t e d S'J for two violations. Dr. William Turner, B i T Bulldlnir. forfeited JH for three violations.' Improper Parking--Carl G i l b e r t , 2711 Oth S.E.i Don Thomas, 1I(W Van liuren N . W . I Thelman Peterson. »··:( President S.W.i Lloyd Wreghltt, Ventura; W. E. Doyle, 1117 K. State; Dean Miller, 107 1,1th N.W.i Peter KJtaJI, 307 Adam. N'.VV:! W l l l U m Cox, 100 llllh S.W.. each f o r f e i t e d II. Marriage Licenses Clifford Simons, 2i. and Bonnie Roreri, 1, both of Minneapolis Rlcharil Ctnrgt Snyder. 51, and Margie Ruth Sax. IS, both of St. Paul; Leonard Frank Krlder, "I and Gloria Christine Vallalla. legal, both of Minneapolis! Ouslave Olto Vlrku« J r . ..% and Irm» Bcmlce Thompson, 21, both of St. Paul! Eugene P. Hnpster, 23, Chaska, Minn., and Phyllis Fradenburgh, 2U, Minneapolis; William E. Doyle, as. anil krlene Helen Quam, . 18, bolh of Mason New Cor Sales Arnold Sinard Pearson, Route 1, Fords Michael Francis or Geneva Cahalan, Rockwell, Fordt Marlann Lawrence Mayo, 401 J. Federal, Chevrolet; Ernest David Kalz, Route 3. Chevrolet! Chris Ja»per«on, Clear ,',^ e ',, £?"" R «nert Arthur Salsbury, 40 '7th S W . , Buick; Mark W i l l i a m Brook,, Clear Lake, Bulck; Arthur Clayton Clark, ?, . J.V For1 * TM e k » . E l m e r George or Mae Elizabeth Messelhelser, Meservey, Chevrolet truck: Gertrude Ellen Corless H:J R i v e r Height* Dr.. Cadillac. WE DO ALL KINDS OF MACHINE WORK ALL WORK GUARANTEED THOMAS MACHINE CO. PHONE 2503 303 2nd S. W. Mason City Mason City Calendar rKK. 2if--(ted Crust fund campaign kickoff dinner, the Hcv. Itaymoml McCjl- llslcr. speaker. VFU' Club, (i:ilO p.m. FK1!. L'R, M A R C H I-'.'--Klflli a n n u a l "Dark- town Varieties," .M«Mu City High Schuol Audlturlunir H:ir p.m. Edward Allen of Plymouth Dies at 67 Edward Allen, G7, Plymouth, died curly Saturday at a Nora Springs nursing home. He was a lifetime resident of Plymouth, born there March 26,1886, son of George, and Matilda Allen. Surviving are a brother, Fred Allen, Grand Rapids, Minn.; a sister, Mrs. Frank (Marcia) Holub, Eugene, Ore., and six nieces, Miss Hazel Armstrong, P l y m o u t h ; Mrs. William -(Mabel) Novak, Cedar Falls; Anna Belle Johnson, Fargo, N. J).; Blanche Allen, Minneapolis; Dorothy Allen, Grand Rapids, Minn.; and Mrs. James (Evelyn) Anderson, Eugene, Ore.; and three nephews, George and Harry Allen, Grand Rapids, Minn.; and Chester Holub, Minot, N. D. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The Patterson-James Funeral Home is in charge. Workshed Wasn't on Their Minds A Mason City lady called police Friday night complaining that the occupants oC a car parked .near her home were trying to enter her workshed. The officer answering the- call reported that it was just (overs with no entry to the shed in mind. 3 2 2 5 Our number Is a good source of information on insurance questions. Let us tell you how lo save money on your lire insurance costs. Mel Paulson Insurance Agency LIFE--FIRE--CASUALTY ALL LINES 111 East State Phone 3225 Mason City, Iowa · I F M S I H I I ^ C NORTHWESTERN HOI KvSOClMlOX

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