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16 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 4 1931 NEWSPAPERS AT NEW HAMPTON-WILL BE CONSOLIDATED TOWN WILL HAVE ONE PUBLICATION Gazette and tribune Staffs Will Be Retained by Combination. NEW HAMPTON, Feb. 4.--Announcement was made this morning of the consolidation of the New Hampton Tribune and the New Hampton Gazette, making New Hampton with one newspaper. The consolidation will he effective Feb. 11. The paper will he independent in ' policy. E. J. Feuiing will he the bus- fncsa manager and L. L. Opdycke will be the editor. The consolidated paper will he known as the New Hampton Tribune and the New Hampton Gazette, with the New Hampton Tribune appearing in large type and the remainder of the title in small type. . . 'Employes of both local newspaper plants will be retained when the consolidation is effected. The paper will be published on Wednesdays. The New Hampton Tribune is now publishing: In its fifty-fifth year and the Gazette in its thirty-sixth year. EXPECTED HELP IN CHARLES CITY Young Mother Is Freed but Alleged Housebreakers Are Held. CEDAR RAPIDS, Feb. 4. Almon, Reay, 21; James Bennett, 22, and Henry Bullock, 22, all of Peoria, III., were held in default . of $1,000 bonds each today, awaiting grand jury action on charges of breaking into a country schoolhouse. At the time of their arrest Friday night at West Liberty after confessing- stealing an automobile, Mrs. Mildred McManus, 19, also of Peoria, was with them. Mrs. Mc- Mahus was released after County Attorney Carl Hendrickson found ner story that she was enroute to Charles City to seek help for destitute children was true. Declam Contest to Be Held Thursday at Hayfield School HAYFIELD, Feb. 4.--The elimination declamatory contest will be held in the high school auditorium Thursday evening at S o'clock. The girls glee club will sing several numbers. The following contestants will take part: Oratorical: Bernedetta Etzen and Delbert May; dramatic: Janelle Hunt, Alice Rokus and Fern Stiniker; humorous, Edward Malek, Rose Malek, Lillian Rokus, Rudolph Urich and Elsie Wellik. LIVESTOCKMEN STUDY MARKETS Hundreds of Sheepmen and Horse Fanciers at Iowa State. AMES, Feb. 4. UP)--Livestock marketing programs in Iowa were studied today, by hundreds of sheep- men . and horse fanciers attending the third day of Iowa State college's farm and home week. Discussions and analyses, also, were held into the value of commercial fertilizers. Other subjects considered today included" farm building ventilation, corn storage, crop rotation, farmstead development, controlling orchard pests, ears of shelter belts, dairy feeding problems and poultry diseases. Of the 2,000 lowans who attended yesterday's sessions, about 1,200 were hog producers who learned results of feeding experiments conducted at the college the past year. Francis Flood, traveler and author, gave an illustrated lecture on South America. , H E R E A N D T H E R E * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * » » Miscellaneous Items From 100 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Are Parents of Son. BRISTOW--Mr. and Mr3. Royal Woodley are the parents of a son, Marlon Royal, born Friday. Attend Ski Jump. TITONKA--Mr. andvMrs. Frank D. Fisher were'.at Canton, S. Dak., Sunday attending the annual ski jump. Attend Ski Tournament. WHITTEMORE -- Martin and Harold Wagner, Earl Luchsinger, Lester Nellis, Herbert Zumach and John Volk went to Canton, S. Dak., Sunday to attend the ski tournament. Are From WnuUon, WODEN--Mr. and Mrs. Snitkev and daughter, Esther' of Waukon, spent Saturday and Sunday at the U. Ludfiking home. Return to Roclsford. SHEFFIELD -- M r s. Richard Krauae and daughter, Barbara, hava returned to their home at Rockford, Mich., after spending the past month with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Johnston. YOUR IOWA One Interesting Fact Every Day About the State You Are Proud to Call Your Own! Figures have been compiled showing 238,266 families in Iowa own their own homes. Comparatively few lowans pay rent for homes. Crop Rotation Has i E.W.Houston Prominent Position DUNLAP, Feb. 4. (m--Diligent application of the principles of crop rotation and the practice of market ing his crop thru livestock and pro duce has given Edward W. Houston a position of prominence among the farmers of, his community. Today, at 58, he is the owner of a 240 acre farm .on which he is living, land paid for from the earnings he ias made at farming. His all-around ability as a farmer, home maker and community worker won for him this year selection as one of the 15 Master Farmers of Iowa. In addition to extensive farming duties, "Mr. Houston has found time to take active part in community affairs, the Farm Bureau, lodges and to rear 10 children, five boys and five girls. He helped organize the Crawford county Farm Bureau and served as a director of it since that time. Until his children started attending school at Dunlap, he served on the district school board in various capacities. He is active in state Knights of Columbus and Woodmen circles. Legion Will Entertain Spanish War Veterans at Buffalo Center Friday BUFFALO CENTER, Feb. 4.-Winnebago post of the American Legion will entertain the veterans of the Spanish American war here Friday night. Those on the program , will be Ezra C. Clemans, Owatonna, Minn., past national chaplain of the American Legion; Maj. Arthur M. Nelson, Fairmont, Minn.; Commander Bert Gamble, also of Fairmont; L. H. Mayne, Emmetsburg, former state representative; Dr. Harry French Thompson, Forest City, and Bugler Fred Kramer, also of Fairmont. Lake Mills Woman Has 79th. Birthday LAKE MILLS, Feb. 4.--Eleven women gathered at the home of Mrs. R. Jackson for a surprise party on her seventy-ninth birthday anniversary. The self-invited guests had repared a program which con- isted of a short reading by each one iresent. Bible scriptures were in- luded. Following"this, a lunch was erved. Those present were Mrs. T. O. Stensrud, Mrs. Sarah Thorntveit, Mrs. Sever Gunderson; Mrs. A. P. 3alhby, Mrs^ .L. W. Nelson, Mrs. Albert Stensrud, Mrs. p. R._Sletten, Mrs.-Christ Nelson, Mrs. S. H-.Lar-. son, Mrs. "Oscar Horvel and Mrs. p. A. Rusley. Visit in Des Moines. CHAPIN--Mr. and~Jtfrs. G. A. Old Emmetsburg High School Is Again Used EMMETSBURG, Feb. 4.--The opening of the second semester of school rlere Monday morning saw the old high school building in use for the first time since the serious fire which occurred just one week aefore the beginning of school last fall. The building has been thoroly renovated and repaired. New heating and plumbing, including showers, have beeni installed and the building has been turned into a grade gymnasium. The work has been done at a cost of about 516,000. About 300 children will use the building. Davis Sentenced on Charge of Assault AREDALE, Fe'b. 4.--F. N. Davis, convicted three months ago of assault with intent to do great bodily injury, was sentenced Monday at Waterloo to spend a year at Fort Madison. He left Tuesday to commence his sentence. Mayer visited Sunday with relatives in Des Moines. Mr. Mayer returned home the same day while Mrs. Mayer remained for a several days visit. Go to Rochester. ARMSTRONG--Mrs. Mary Dundas and son, Ross, went to Rochester Sunday to visit their daughter and sister, Mrs. Reed Andrews and family. Leave for Farllmult. GRAFTON--Mrs. Charles Christians left Saturday for a visit with relatives at B'aribault. Returns to Alexander. ALEXANDER--Mrs. Louie Peters, returned home Sunday from tho hospital at Hampton, where she had been the past three weeks after being hurt in an auto accident. Is Guest at Thompson. THOMPSON--Robert Ruliffson of Jefferson visited until Monday with Mr.'and Mrs. T. E. Isaacson. Visit at Floyd. FLOYD--Alice Holmes and Erma Hoppe who attend Gates Business college, Waterloo, spent the weekend with home folks. Societies Will Meet. NORA SPRINGS--The Independent Missionary society of the Christian church will meet Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Sumner Benedict and the Woman's Missionary society, of the same church will meet vitb. Mrs. Charley Hob^it, Friday afternoon. : ; """"" Class Is Entertained! LAKE MILLS -- Miss Fordyce's Sunday school class of young men entertained A. R. Nelson's class of young' men, at the M. E. church parlor at an' oyster dinner. Toasts' were given with Miss Fordyce presiding. A. R. Nelson, Jerry Moen, Joe Calhoun, Ralph Johnson, Harlan Calhoun and ,the Rev. W. C. Stauffer were among- the speakers. Are From Ames. ROCK FALLS -- Mr. and Mrs. Clint Behnke, Ames, spent Sunday with Mrs. Behnke's father, I. N. Woodall and her brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Woodall. Is From Chicago. HUTCHINS -- Miss Marguerette Lawless of Chicago visited Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mullin. Plan Bureau Meeting. OTRANTO--The Farm Bureau meeting will be Thursday night. A play, "Uncle Dick's Mistake," is to be given by the ladies. Attend Automobile Show. JOICE--Lyle Brones, Kelly Ran- Comes From Austin. RUDD--Mrs. J. P. Alward 'enjoyed a visit with her nephew, Claude Messmore, Austin. Mr. Hansen accompanied him. Will Have Beauty Parlor. ALGONA--Mrs. Edythe Dailey has rented five rooms over the Bloom and Council Oak stores and is having them fitted and equipped for a/.heauty parlor. Came From Rockford. AREDALE--Mrs. James Watter- sou of Rockford, 111., came Sunday evening to attend the funeral of Mrs. John Boom. While here she will visit friends here and at Greene. Bids on Bridges. THOMPSON--Chris Jenson went to Ames Tuesday morning to bid on a bridge contract. Mr. Jensen is manager of the Jensen Construction company. Is From Tipton. BRISTOW--Miss Freda Edler of Tipton is a guest of the Henry True, Sr., family. Came From Miami. GREENE--Mr. and Mil;. Lloyd Bruce and Harold Baker who have been at Miami, Fia., are guests of the E. L. Bruce and A. Baker families. After a short visit here they will return to their homes in New York state. Was In Chicago. CRYSTAL LAKE--Ed Winters Night School Students at Buffalo Center Will Receive Diplomas Friday BUFFALO CENTER, Feb. 4.--A banquet will be held Friday evening at the Methodist church for members of the night school which has been in session since last November. Forty men will be granted diplomas at this banquet according to Clark Mechem, instructor. Francis I. Flood and the Rev. Ezra Clemans are to be guests of the evening school group. At 7:45 the group will adjourn where they will assemble to the school auditorium to hear a lecture by Francis I. Flood. Mr: Flood will apeak on his recent trip to South America. Thornton Families Are , Honored by 300 at Party THORNTON, Feb. 4.--A farewell dinner and social time was held by members of the English Lutheran church for four families who are leaving soon to live in other communities. These were' the Albert Riedel, Hans Jorgensen, T. Nielsen and Olie Kliven families. Three hundred persons were present. Build Model of Dam. IOWA CTTY, Feb. 4.--What type of navigation dam will withstand the heavy floods of the Kanawha river in West Virginia is being discovered by experiments with a miniature of a million dollar structure inthe hydraulics laboratory at the University of Iowa. . A general practitioner is one who can tell what Is wrong with you even it you haven't any teeth.--Cedar Rapfdr- Gazette. Historic Osage School Remodeled Into Duplex OSAGE, Feb. S.--The old east ward primary school where children on. the east side of the town commenced their education for the past 50 years, is now ready for use again but as a modern duplex. The school board disposed of this building and the west wferd building a year ago. The Swanson brothers bought the east school building. The west ward- building was purchased by membera of St. John's Lutheran church, and remodeled into a church. It has been used several months. Several Farmers Near Kensett to Move Soon KENSETT, Feb. 4.--The Tony Stieger family is moving on the farm near Bolan and Aug Krumm, Jr., will move on the Haugen farm. The Swartz family is moving to Mason City from the old O. B. Wall farm. The Larsons are leaving the Mrs. A. E. Boutelle place and the Ingval Jacobson family of Kensett has rented that. The Ridgways living- one mile south of here . will move to Austin, Minn., and Ed Rheubetz will move to their place. Orville Haugen will move to Minnesota where he purchased a farm. dall and Oscar Aamodt left Sunday afternoon for Minneapolis where they attended the automobile show Monday. Board Inspects Building. LAlKOTA'--The members of the local school board drove to Cromwell Sunday where they looked over a school building that was put up by the firm of Heffner and Jones oi Des Moines who have been engaged as architects for the proposed new school building. Is At St. Ansgar. NORA SPR.INGS--Mrs. Lucinda Bishop is spending the remainder of the winter at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Laura Zuehl near St. Ansgar. . Returns From Operation. ALGONA -- Miss Mayme Belts, chief operator at the Northwestern Bell Telephone company, is recover* ing from an operation performed at the Kossuth hospital. Scouts to Attend Services. ·PLYMOUTH--Scoutmaster C. R. Lawson and W. O. Woodman have announced that in connection with scout anniversary week every scout will go to church Sunday morning in uniform for special scout services. The Rev. Joseph Ya'les will speak. Chairmen Hold Meeting. PLYMOUTH--Mrs. A. Chesebro, county chairman of Christmas seals sales, was at Mason City Saturday afternoon where she met with 18 chairmen and discussed questions of interest for cqunty and local work regarding health in the schools of Cerro Gprdo .county. Returns to Men (lota. GOLDFIELD--Miss May Tower, who has been visiting the Frank Stevenson home for the past four weeks, returned to her home at Mendota, 111. Guests at Joke, JOICE--Ida Helgeson and Roger Shrank .of Mason City visited at Miss Helgeson's home Sunday. Ladies Aid Society Meets. PLYMOUTH--The Ladies Aid society of the Methodist church meets Wednesday afternoon for their semi-monthly meeting. Mrs. Herman Helmer, Mrs. Lloyd Heinselman and Mrs. Yates entertaining. spent a few days in Chicago and parts of eastern Iowa. , Is Honored at Floyd. FLOYD--Mrs. Dave Roberts entertained a number of friends at a party Monday evening in honor of her guest, Miss Mowery of Traer. Are Guests at Floyd. FLOYD--Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Reed, Charles City, and B, S. Reeif, Rudd, were visitors at the A. E. Laun home Sunday. Taken From Hospital. ROCK FALLS--Peggy Van Doran, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Micklejohn, Three Hills, Al- rjerta, who are guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Morse, was brot here Monday from the Park hospital where she has been ill the past two 'and one half weeks. Goes to Rock Rapids. PLYMOUTH--Mrs. Nellie Armstrong has gone to Rock Rapids to spend some time visiting relatives there. Visits at RuM. RUDD--Mrs. G. W. Turner of Greene is visiting here while the Rev. Mr. Turner is in Chicago. Faculty Is Entertained. PLYMOUTH--Mr. and Mrs. William Urenn were host and hostess to dinner in honor of the school faculty. - . ; Home From Seminary. GARNER--Elmer Becker, student at St. Paul seminary,' St. Paul, is spending thre weeks' vacation with his parents, .Mr. and Mrs. Peter Becker. Visit at Thompson. THOMPSON--Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Sharp, Iowa City, stopped here Monday evening enroute from Minneapolis for a visit with Mrs. Go to Minneapolis. BANCROFT--Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Kennedy and Corrine Nemmers left for Minneapolis Sunday and will buy goods for the Kennedy Brothers Department store. Go to Cedar Rapids. JOICE--Mr. and Mrs. Jim Solomon left Sunday for a week's visit with relatives at Cedar Rapids. Go to Mason City. HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hansen, Mr. and Mrs. George Gray went to Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Gray called on Mrs. Everett Sheets who with her baby is at the Mercy hospital. Clubs Hold Meetings. NORA SPRINGS--The Progressive class of the Methodist Sunday school held the monthly social meeting Wednesday, afternoon at the home of Mrs. Minnie Benedict. The Neighborhood club met Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. A. H. Gast. Are From Spencer. HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. Dr. B. Hoard of Spencer visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. V. McMillin. Mrs. McMillin accompanied them home and will visit an indefinite time. 5,820 Cars Are Registered. ALGONA--A total of 5,820 cara were"registered in Kossuth county up to Feb. 1. Last year at the same time 6,300 cars had been registered. Is Visiting Relatives. OTRANTO--Velda Dockum is visiting relatives at -Hampton. Students Come Home. FLOYD--Doris Knowlton and Stanley Ploeger, who attend Iowa State Teachers college, spent the week-end at their homes here. Goes to Rockwell. NORA SPRINGS--Mrs. Vina Rader, one of Nora Springs 'pioneers, left the Darrell Ellis home Monday to visit her brother, George Hardman, at Rockwell. Come From Indiana. ROCK FALLS--Mr. and Mrs. Jason Brown and five children arrived here from Indiana Sunday and have rented part of the Oscar Morse house. The Brown family were farmers near hqre before moving to Indiana four years ago. . Return to Bancroft. BANCROFT--Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Fuchs and, children returned Friday from Waconia, Minn. They spent the week at the William Lipp home. Leaves tor Minneapolis. JOICE--Carl Brecke left -Saturday for Minneapolis to. attend the automobile show. Will Enter College. LAKOTA--William Tremeary left Sunday^ for Omaha where he will enter Creightou college. Moving From Rock Grove, NORA SPRINGS--The William Taylor family is moving this week from Rack Grove to the Haight farm west of Nora Springs.' 200 Made Applications ALLISON--About 200 rural eighth grade pupils have made ap plication to write state examinations for admission to high school Sharp's parents, M. and Mrs. A. B. Larson. They returned to Iowa City Tuesday. Visit in DulHique. AREDALE3--Mrs. George Boom and son, George, drove to Dubuque Sunday to visit her son, Theodore and family. Attend Ski Contest. KANAWHA--Joe, Perry and Elmer Anderson and R. J. McCleery spent Sunday at the ski contest at Canton, S. Dale. They reported the only snow was on the jump. Returns From Springfield. GREENE--Edgar Reed returned from a two weeks' visit with his son, Dr. Webster Reed and family at Springfield, Mass. Return to Crystal Lake. CRYSTAL LAKE--Mrs. Ollie Kirschbaum and children returned home Monday night after visiting at the August Kirschbaum home at Sexton. Is 111 at Blue Earth. GOLDFIELD--Mrs. Ralph Theobald was called to Blue Earth, Minn., by the serious illness of her mother, Mrs. J. D. Yarnell who is suffering with heart trouble. Are in Chicago. ALGONA--A 1 g o n a merchants buying spring goods in 'Chicago this week are: T. H. Chrischilles, P. J. Christensen and D. H. Goeders. Trip Is Delayed. EAGLE GROVE--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Weeks expected to leave for California this week but were delayed when Monday night they received a phone message from their son, Glenn, at Carroll, that his wife's father, E. J. Pelsue, died suddenly. Bridge Club Meets. CALMAR--The Bridge club met Monday evening with Mrs. L. D. Wagusness. Is From Ixs Angeles. CLARKSVTLLE--Frank Ray arrived for a visit to his sister, Mrs. C. G. Burling, from Los Angeles. Initiation la Held. GARNER--The Catholic Daughters of America held initiation Monday evening, Mrs. R. A. Winkle was made a member, Mrs. Thomns McMahon, district deputy, gave the work. Mrs. Jennie Pritchard's degree staff exemplified the work. on Feb. 5 and 6 in the town schools in their vicinity. Leave for Kcosanqua. ALLISON--Mr. and Mrs. Morton Reeve and children of Keosauqua left Monday morning for their home after spending the week-enc here visiting at the home of Mr Reeve's mother. Go to Joice. JOICE--Mi-, and Mrs. Leonard Arp of Mason City spent the weekend with Mrs. Arp's parents, Mr and Mrs. Hans Myelle. Play Cards at Msinly. MANLY--Carnation lodge, S. U of N. A., held the monthly, meeting at the home of Mrs. P., Davy. Afte the meeting guests were invited iu to play bunco. Prizes were won by Mrs. Paul York .and Mrs. Waltc Webster. The next meeting will b held at the home of Mrs. Merle Bar tusek on Feb. 26. Returns From Des Moines. . RUDD--Mrs. : Fran It Palmer re turned .Monday night from De Moines where she has been visitinj her daughter. She also called o Mrs. Nienstedt. Goes to Convention. THOMPSON--O. A. Alquist, loca lumber dealer, went to Des Mojne attend th which con ginia Lee and Jackie, Grafton. The affair ~23 a post celebration of the January birthdays of Mr. and Mrs. Bringolf. Mrs. Minnie Bringolf was also a member of the party. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Smail and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Cuder and son, Clyde of Mason City were also present. Is Hired as Operator. HANLONTOWN -- Mrs. Marie Mau was rehired as operator of the switchboard at a telephone meeting held Monday evening. Attend Ames Event. GOODELLr--Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Schneider, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ruka and Mr. and Mrs. John Rust went to Ames to attend the Farm and Home week. Hutchins Club Entertained. HUTCHINS--Mrs. Charlie Ander- I son entertained the "Ever Ready j club" of Boone township with all members of the club in attendance. Go to Wnllirigford. CLARKSVILLE--Abe Markle and I Walter Best have gone to Wallingford to work at the concrete material gravel plant moved from here last fall- Goes to Des Moines. GRAFTON -- William Huebner left Tuesday on a business trip to Des Moines. 30 in Stacyville Show. STACYVILLE -- Thirty persons took part in the minstrel show which was presented at the opera house Monday night under the auspices of Visitation church. Will Join Navy. COULTER--Carl Kibsgaard left Monday for Des Moines where he plans to join the navy. Rlley Campbell Is 111. FLOYD--Riley Campbell has been quite ill and is confined to his home. Are Again in Orchard. ORCHARD--Sigfred Harlig and Otto Stange went to Davenport and returned Saturday night. They purchased an oat huller while there. Comes .From Austin. CALMAR--Willard Lawrence of Austin, Minn., is visiting with his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs: Robert Eppens. Were in Hutchins. HUTCHINS--Robert and Virginia McMillin of Britt spent several days in Hutchins at the J. V. McMillin home while their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy McMillin were in Mt. Vernon to attend the funeral of the Rev. Clyde Baker. Visiting in Des Moines. HANLONTOWN -- Mrs. Helen Holland is visiting relatives in Des koines. Ramsay House Sold. GARNER--Mrs. W. H. Ramsay )es Moines, sold her residence tc r. R. W. Specht, the price paid ·as $4,00°- The Spechts plan to ake possession April 1. Auditor Is at Goodell. GOODELL--S. -L. Fuller of Sao City, auditor for the Central West ublic; Service company ia spend- ng a few days in this vicinity on business. First Child Is Born. WHITTEMORE--A son was 'born Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Webber. This is the first child in the ;amily. Visits at Clarksville. CLARKSVILLE--Mrs. Vivian Ed vards and children, Montrose, vis ted in the N. O. Edwards home. Aid Society to Meet. STILSON--Mrs. Joe Geibel am Mrs. C. F. Anderson will be hos tosses to the U. B. Ladies Aid so ciety Friday afternoon. Goes on Buying Trip STACYVILLE -- Miss Elizabetl Falk went to the Twin Cities Tues day on her regular buying trip fo the Joseph Falk store. She was ac companied by Mrs. Paul Huemann Leaves for St. Paul. LATIMER--Mrs. A. M. Sorense and daughter, Lois Ann, left Mon day evening for a visit in St. Pau Go to Colorado. CQULTER--Niels Ladegaard, Sr THOT OF MOTHER Tuesday morning to lumbermen convention For 20 years, each month the aged mother of John Walker, sit Japlin, Mo., will receive a letter from hun, nltho he has died on the gallows at Canon City, Colo., for the murder of a deputy sheriff. Walker was insistent that his mother not be allowed to visit him and asked that she be told that he was serving a 20-year sentence. He reasoned that his mother, who is 71, would die before the last of the 240 letters was mailed her and would never know of his death by Ifanging. Winners in Rock Falls Declam Contest Named ROCK FALLS, Feb. 4.--The winners of the home declamatory con- :ests were: Oratorical, Jerome Wil- cinson, first; Amos Rogers, second; dramatic, Carolyn Wilkinson, first; eraldine Edgar, second; humorous, 3arl Christiansen, first; Sammy Napoletano, second. Daughter Is Born. NORA SPRINGS--Mr. and Mrs. Claude Finch are the parents of a daughter weighing GVi pounds. CULTURAL GAINS IN IOWA SHOWN English Professor Speaks at U Convocation; 126 Get Degrees. IOWA CITY, Feb. 4. (£)--cbm- i munity theaters symphony orches- i tras, and similar enterprises were cited by Prof. Sam p. Sloan to indicate Iowa's growth as a cultura\ center, equal "to any other In. the"| country." ; Speaking at convocation exer- dses last night at which 126 graduates were awarded degrees, the professor of English laid the blame for easterners' "misconceptions" of the middlewest to books like "Main Street" and Ruth Suckow's "Odyssey of 'a Nice Girl." "It is natural," he said, "that material achievements are emphasized because we are young," ; but stated that "other cities of less than 100,000, like Davenport and Cedar Rapids" are following the trend of "cultural enterprises" and "are becoming cultural^ centers." SAPP, ILL LONG TIME, DIES Buffalo Center Resident Is Survived by Wife and Two Daughters. .·] BUFFALO CENTER, Feb. 4.-Harm Sapp, 79, died at his home Tuesday morning-. Mr. Sapp had been ill for several weeks. He leaves two daughters. Mrs. Tillie Brownlee and Mrs. Winters and four sons, Elso, William, Henry and Herman. His wife preceded him in death a year and a half ago. Plays to Be Given. KANAWHA,-Feb.. 4.--The Kaju- hisc Campfire girls are working on their two plays "Peg Lends a Hand" ·!Ul "Keeping House" which will be ·-:.u Feb. 13. ,, DAINTY TUB FROCKS --for the little folks Q O Lots of little girls are going to be proud to wear these pretty frocks, and mothers will buy several at a time because they will launder so nicely. They are daintily made of dye-fast fabrics in prints and plain colors. Most of them have panties to match and some have little berets. vened there until Thursday. Visits at KamnvhEi. KANAWHA--Miss Audrey Mor ris of Belmond spent the wfeek-en with her- friend, Miss Anita Stein hoff. Submits to Operation, AREDALE--Mrs. E. E. Polk un denvent a major operation at St. Francis hospital at Waterloo Monday. She was as well as could be expected. Attend Anniversary. LAKOTA--Mr. and 'Mrs. C. R. Smith were at Dows Monday where they attended the golden anniversary of Mrs. Smith's sister, Mrs. Fred Lentz and husband. Move on Farms. LATIMER--T. Ennenga and family and Louie Muhlenbruck and family are moving this week to their farms north of Latimer. Thp former will locate at Steamboat Rock and the latter will move to his residence in town here. Card Party Given. HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Dpughan gave a card party at their home Monday evening*Four tables were played. Herman Leear won high and Mrs. J. Ludwig of St Benedict low honors. Entertained at Grnflon. PLYMOUTH--The Lara way fam lly entertained at dinner Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Glen Bringolf and Vir- and John Dixen left for Brush, Colo Mr Ladegaard will visit his daugh ter. Mr. Dixen will remain- indef inately for hia health. ' Goes to Sourlt Dakota. STACYVILLE--Miss Lillian Wir gert returned to her home at Lyon: S. Dak., Monday after visiting a v . the Ed Falk home. Entertains at,Party. E'LOYD--Paul Halbach entertained 16 friends at a party Monday evening. ' Attend Osago Meeting. | ORCHARD--Mrs. Fred Krueger, i. Mrs. M. M. Blandin and Mrs. F. Z. Hall attended the W. C. T. U. convention at Osage Monday afternoon. Arrives From Wisconsin. CALMAR--Mrs. Herbert Moe of Janesville, .Wis., arrived Tuesday night to visit Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Johnson aud Mr. and Mrs. Anton Moe. Plans Bridge Party. BUFFALO CENTER--Mrs. L. P. -Miller and Mrs. G. L. Costigan issued invitations to a bridge luuch- eon Friday a;|:rnoon at the Buffalo Hotel. Husbands Are Entertained. GARNER--The annual program for husbands of memb^~ ,~ -he Re- Children's Section -- Renr Balcony -Sizes 2-6 $1.00 to $2.95 Ready-to-Wear Dept. -- Third Floor -Sizes 7-14 ' $1.39 to $2.75 cital-club was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hagen Monday night following a dinner at which 36 attended. The club program was devoted to entertainment of the guests. I« Society Hostess. GQODELL--Mrs. Thomas R. Burgess was hostess to the U. B. Ladies Aid society Wednesday afternoon. Come From Blue Earth. HUTCHINS -- Mr. and Mrs George Schimmel of Blue Earth. Minn., have been guests for several days at the home of their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. George Ward. Recovers From Attack; CLARKSVILLE--Pierce Thompson is recovering from .in attack ot heart trouble. 1. in Fort I)odg.\ GRAFTON--Mrs. J. J. BringoU is. spending this week at :. Do' 1 .,"" having been called there 'by the serious Illness of Mrs. Pieper, former! resident. I Market Baskets NOT Waste Baskets Three hundred end fifty dollan" a year is about tfie pfice each family in the United Stales has to'pay For waste in dislribution--thai is, For wasteful methods used m bringing from manufacturers to consumers ihe goods sold in retatl stores . This means Ihot your family rs charged nearly o dollar a day for sheer waste. An extra dollar a ciay--not For better service, not for better merchandise--but for core- less, old-fash toned, roundabout ways ot doing business. It is not necessary to reduce the quality of goods 1* order to reduce prices, U a only necesso'ry to reduce waste. 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