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February 22, 1954

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

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Corner Legion Auxiliary and Mason City High School Win Freedoms Foundation Awards The Garner American Legion Auxiliary and Mason C i t y HigJ School have been named nationn recipients oC 1953 Freedom Award of the Freedoms Foundation. The two Northern Iowa winners were listed as two of eight Iowa individuals and organizations to re ccivc the annual awards. The awardecs in the Found atloa's filth annual awards pro gram were announced at specin George Washington Birthday cere monies Monday at the Found ation's Valley Forge, Pa., head quarters. The awards are pre tented to American cKi/.ens,. or galuxations and schools for their contributions to a better u n d e r standing of the American way of life. The Gifford Olson u n i t of the Garner American Legion Auxiliary won the George Washington Honoi Medal--one of 20 awarded nationally in the Community Prog ran category--for its "Key to Peace' program. The program was cited because it "wakens schools ana public to essentials of securing the key to peace." Honor C e r t i f i c a t e An Honor Certificate Award will be presented to Mason City High School for its class officers election p l a n patterned after the "party caucus" system used in na tional elections. This is the second Foundation award for the school; it received a Principal Award in the school category in 1953. The awards will be presented in regional ceremonies this spring. The Garner Auxiliary also received a $500, second-place prize, for its Americanism work on the "Key to Peace" program at the national convention of the American Legion and Auxiliaries at St. Louis last fall. Key f i g u r e in the "Key to Peace" program is Mrs. C. L. (Mae) Strate, Auxiliary Americanism chairman. She has been prominent in Auxiliary circles statewide and nationally. The "Key to Peace" program is based on material outlined in the book of that title by Clarence Manion, former c h a i r m a n of President Eisenhower's Commission on Intergovernmental Relations. Unit of Study The Manion book is being used as a unit of study in the sociology and speech classes of t h e Garner schools. Various Garner civic and luncheon clubs endorsed the book as text material. The Garner "Key to Peace" program is being used as a model for setting up similar programs in other states. Arthur L. Conrad, president of the Heritage Foundation, Inc., said schools in eight states--Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Iowa--arc using the "Key to Peace" book or material derived from it. Mason City High School was honored for devising and putting into practice a "grass-roots" method o! electing class officers. It adhered to most of the principles and methods normally followed in electing a President nationally. Three Pirtits The plan called for division of the homerooms into two parties-Nationalist and Federalist. What followed was in a small way the national procedure: Precinct cau cus, state caucus, campaigning emergence of a third (Progressive^ party and finally terminating in national conventions. Other Iowa recipients of the 1953 Frc edo m s Aw a rd s: AMES: Iowa State College of Ag riculture a n d M e c h a n i c Arts George Washington Honor Mecla. In television programs category for "A Voice Out of Time"--series on WOT-TV. COUNCIL BLUFFS: Jefferson High School, p r i n c i p a l schoo award. DES M 0 IN E S: The Amcricar Legion, I o w a Department, honor certificate in community programs category. FAIRFIELD: Parsons College ·ccond place for college campus program. George Washington hon or medal and $100. Iowa Directors SIOUX CITY: East Junior Higl School, high school editorial aware for "In Memory" in The Eas Junior Booster. George Washington h o n o r , m e d a l a n d $100. Eldon Fletcher, second place for cartoon "For Whom the Bell Tolls" in MRS. C. L. STRATE Sioux City Journal. George Wash- ngton Honor Medal and §50, Freedoms Foundation Directors residing in Iowa are: Fred Maytag II, president, The Maytag Co., Newton, Iowa; Mrs. Slsie M. Fenton, president, Amer- can Federation of Soroptimist Jlubs, Des Moincs, Jowa; Norman It. H a y s , chief justice, Supreme Court of Iowa; Paul G. Norris Jr., ast national c o m m a n d e r , Legion of Guardsmen, Marshalltown, Iowa. HOLD OPEN HOUSE OSAGE--A former Osage couple, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Meistcr, now of Adams, Minn., held open house Sunday at their Minnesota home on he occasion of their 40th wedding anniversary. The couple lived in Mitchell County for several years n-ior to moving to Minnesota. They lave 12 children and 15 grandchildren. WINS A W A R D GREENE--Miss Barbara Hann, daughter of. Mr. and Mrs. Forrest lann, a senior student of home economics at the State University of owa, entered a textile weaving ex- u'bit in the Iowa Artists Show at 3es Moincs Art Center, receiving a irst purchase award. The United Stales population :ain in the past eight years is more ban a.third greater than the en- ire population of Canda. Younge Gets $9,847 in Crawford Suit Damages of §0,847 were allowed Luther A. Younge, 33, Thornton fanner, against a neighbor, Wil- bcrt. Crawford, in a District Court verdict returned .Saturday evening. The jury of three women and nine men deliberated more than six hours after receiving the case from Judge William P. Butler at noon. Trial of Use suit required six days. Younge had sued Crawford for $21,084, claiming permanent injuries to his neck and persistent headaches since an auto accident July 1, 1951. Crawford's car had rammed Youngc's from behind when the two were in heavy traffic on Highway 38 on the way to sec tornado damage at Duncan. Children from both families were in either car at the time following attendance by both at a reunion near Duncan. Fred A. Ontjes Struck by Car Fred A. Ontjcs, 69, Cerro Gordo Hotel, was struck by a car at 11:04 ).m. Saturday whiie crossing the street at 1st N.W. and Washington. Ic was taken to the Park Hospital where he was treated for bruises ind scratches and held over night or observation. He was released Sunday. The driver of the car, Dwaync Albertus, 23, 1713 ware N.E., said t h a t he did not see Ontjes until too late. An eyewitness said that neither appeared to see the other. J.F. Odekirk Service to Be Wednesday Jerry F, Odekirk, 78, died at a hospital Saturday. He was a retired railroad conductor, h a v i n g been employed by the Chicago North Western Railway 50 years before retiring in 1944. Mr. Odekirk was born Jan. 29, 1876, at Kambelsport, Wis., son of William and Frances Odekirk. He was a member of the Holy F a m i l y Catholic Church, t h e Knights of Columbus and the Order of Railroad Conductors. Surviving are his wife, Margaret, Mason City; a son, Donald Odekirk, Palo Alto, Calif.; a granddaughter, Toni Sue Odekirk, four brothers and four sisters. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.rri. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment will be at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery. The parish Rosary will be said Tuesday at 8 p.m. The Patterson- James Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Alvin Dela- Benjamin Franklin suggested hat America make the wild turkey Is national emblem, objecting to he bald eagle because, he said, it vas lazy, a thief, a coward and a bully. ASK RAY SENEY 19 EAST STATE SERVE SUPPER RAKE--The annual smorgasbord supper sponsored by the Zinn Ladies Aid and the bachelors of the congregation will be served at the Zion Lutheran Church parlors Thursday evening. Lutefisk, lefse and all the Norwegian foods will be served as well as many American dishes. Serving will begin at 5:30. The metric system of measurements--meter, gram, litre -- was first set up by France more than a century and a half ago. Native of Sweden, Featured Speaker at Library Program Mrs. Ulf Renborg, a native of Sweden, will be the guest speaker Thursday at the first of three educational programs of the Friends of Libraries at 7:30 p, m. in the Mason City Library Auditorium. Mrs. Renborg is now assistant librarian at the Jasper County Library at Newton. She is in Iowa as a trainee under the Sweden-America Foundation program. She was formerly librarian in Malmo, Sweden. Mrs. Renborg's husband is doing graduate work at Iowa State College, Ames, under a fellowship from the foundation. "Homespun," a color film about crafts of Sweden, will be shown. Mrs. Donald L a m b i c , Clear Lake, is chairman of the refreshment committee. The Friends of Libraries will} hold the second educational program in March and the third in April. MRS. ULF RENBORG H O N O R E D A T F A R E W E L L WESLEY - Mrs. Fred Haack,. is moving soon to a farm; A. L Adams Service Held Funeral services for Archer L. Adams, 70, who died Wednesday, were held Saturday afternoon at the Patterson-James Mason City Chapel with the Rev. Peter Jansen, pastor of the First Congregational Church, officiating. Mrs. Earl Ehlcrs was the organist. Mrs. Forrest Jacobs and Mrs. Ed Hunter were in charge of flowers. Members of the Elks BPOE 375 attended as a group. Attending the services from out of the city were Lloyd Adams, Trempelcau, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Adams, Belleview, Neb., and Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Wilson, Martin Wilson and Mr. and Mrs. Loreh' Shikoskl, Minneapolis. Pallbearers we're Clarence Kelroy,. Forest Jacobs, Ralph Crawford, Ray Gallagher, Bill Gamble and Gordon Richards. Interment was at Elmwooti Cemetery. Feb. 22, 1954 3 Mason C'ilr f!!obe-C«ieUi, Maion Clly, U, BANDS P E R F O R M NORTHWOOD-- The high .school instrumental music [department presented its midwinter bands concert at the school auditorium Sunday afternoon. Charles Kirsch was director. The senior, juniorand beginner, bands performed. The hornbill, a bird of Borneo, Java and Sumatra seals; his wife up in a hollow tree at nesting time and feeds her through a s m a l l opening. ON DEAN'S LIST GARNER -- Eunice Hucncmann,'who ,* J J I U V U I B .-,owi u a larm; freshman at Central College, Pella.jnear New Hampton, was honored! is on the dean's honor list for the!by 10 neighbor women at a coffee' first semester. According to D c a n j p a r t y in the home of Mrs. Mary I-I. J. Haverkamp there are 82 B r a d f i c l d . A farewell gift was prc"- rnembers of the student body with an average of E or better on the honor list. Eunice is the daughter of Mrs. Victfr Huenemann of Garner. seined to Mrs. H a a c k . 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