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· F*b. n, 1954 »··· Cltj Gl*b«-G»xeUe, MMOU Cllr. la Mason City FEB. SU^Red Cross hind campaign kick oil dinner, (he Her. Baymond McCa ( ' J IUt«r, speaker, VFW Club, 6:30 p.m. CEB. 28, MARCH 1-2--Fifth annual "Dark town Varieties," Mason City High Schoo Auditorium, 8:15 p.m. HERE IN NIASON CITY Get your Travelers checks at the United Home Bank Trust Co. Rummage, children's and misc 530 15th S.E., 10 a.m. Mon., Tues ·Dr. Schultz, Osteopath, room 641 Hotel.Hanford. Phone 2965. Mrs. Donald L. Trebil, 1322 Caro ·Una S.E., is recovering satisfac torily following a major operatioi at Mercy Hospital. She is in Room 302. They're all talking about am using Spred Satin from Payne's. Venetian blinds cleaned, taken down, del. free of charge. 5204W Rummage Sale Tues., Feb. 23 412 15th S. E. Children's ant adults' clothing. Smorgasbord Wesley Methodis Thurs., Jan. 25. Serving starting a 5, $1.50. The All-City Grade School Band directed by Stanley Davis, will pro vide the program for Lions Club Wednesday noon at the VFW Club Lyon-iie. . . M a s o n City's newes and .finest synthetic dry cleanin; service. Ph. 600. Karthan upholstery Shop. Year of experience in furniture, convert ible tops, truck cushion or every thing in auto lines. Guar. work Ph. 1812 anytime or 507 17th N.W Port. elec. sew. machine, near n e w , g u a r . We repair all makes lowest prices. E. T. Neu, 1015 S 8th, Clear Lake, after 6 p.m. A. L. Smith Service to Be Tuesday Arthur L. (Roy) Smith, 64, died Saturday afternoon at his home, ;732 9th N.E. He was a. veteran of 'World War I and had been assistant superintendent of ihe Mason City Brick and Tile Company planl about 40 years. Mr. Smith was born March 11 1889, at Clarksville, .son of Allen and Anna Smith. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church anc the American Legion. Surviving are his wife, Julia; mother, Anna W. Smith, Mason City; four brothers, William F. Smith and Glen A. Smith, Cedar Rapids, R. Clifford Smith, Sacramento, Calif., and Robert W. Smith, Los Angeles, Calif., and two sisters, Miss Grace A. Smith, and Mrs. J. C. (Lois) Puth, Mason City. He was greceded in death by 'a son, his father and two sisters. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Patterson- James Mason City Chapel, with the Rev. S. E. Peterson, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, with military rites conducted at the gravesite. George E. Bradd Dies at lOOF Home; Funeral Incomplete George E. Bradd, 89, died at the IOOF Home Sunday evening. He was born Oct. 21, 1864, at Moun Pleasant., He came to the IOOF Home from Shenandoah in 1943. He -was a member of the IOOF'Lodge 261 of Shenandoah. Funeral ar rangements are incomplete. Th Major Funeral Home is in charg of arrangements. North Carolina produced 873,00 bushels of apples in 1953. WOULD YOU LIVE IN HALF A HOUSE? Of . course you wouldn't. But what if a fire burned your home to the ground and you have half · s much Fir« Insurance as you n**d? Better make sure you are property insured. We will cheek your needs for you. Public Library Circulated 795,592 Boots in J953 Mason City Public Library circulated 195,592 books in 1953, according to the 60th annual report of the library service in Mason City and the n i n t h ' a n n u a l report of (he library service in Cerro Gordo County- The library now has 125,684 volumes, 8,396 city borrowers, 2,151 borrowers from farm homes and 419 memberships paid directly from outside the'county. During the year 4,315 books were added. The library: also borrowec or. rented 187 books from other li braries. The building was open foi reading 357 days-,out of the year Shut-in Material Mason City Public Library also subscribes to 211 magazines am six newspapers. For shut-ins, the library has 127 ceiling books and 2 records of the New Testament There are 384 music records for group use only. The rooms were open for meet ings of 139 groups. A total of 1,937 persons registered for the gardens Twenty-four art exhibits were hole and 1,427 pictures loaned for pic hire study. Reference questions were lookec up for 8,114 and there were 36^ nonfiction books reserved for stuclj and 128 novels reserved for read ing pleasure. The l i b r a r y circulated 99,186 juvenile books; 48,386 books were circulated via the bookmobile. Centennial Exhibits Here are some other statistics a; derived from the report: \ The library arranged special ex liibits for the Mason City Centen nial. Some 200 out-of-town visitors during that time were given a small brochure of drawings made by Robert Alsbury. Records indicate that 275 rural boys and girls read and .made notes on at least six books when the li- irary's extension service arrived n their areas. South Library Station showed a iOO gain in circulation this year. A library station at Deckers, discontinued several years ago be- :ause of Jack of interest, has been ·e-established. The 1 children's librarian conducted 39 story hours and moving pic- ure groups. Attendance ranged rom 5 to 160 children, with the average attendance at 45. Classes Visit- One hundred forty classes with .eachers filed into the library to earn about the use of the library n the children's room. Miss Marie Svoboda, children's librarian, hac two calls from outside groups for talks or story hours. Twenty-eight special g r o u p s -Scouts, teacher-training classes and book week visitors -- also worked vith the children's librarian. Miss Mary Ellen Evans, rural extension librarian, spoke at 10 ural meetings. The library had its share of nieet- ngs. The CDA and Delphians met eguJarly in the conference room; he Ceramics Club held nine sched- led meetings and on 24 other eve- ings met for work on projects. Meetings Held Fifty-one meetings were sched- iled in the conference room, 42 in he auditorium and live in out-of- he-way places such as the upper hall and the librarian's office. Cost of 13 meetings in ,the auditorium vere paid for by organizations. One hundred children partici iated in the pet parade, one stipu ation of which was the reading of 10 books on animals before they could enter the parade. Sixty-eight volumes were added :o the Elizabeth Hanford Endowec Collection. And in the Markley Collection, 65 volumes were added largely for youth. The Lions Me morial books have grown by nine volumes and the Dakin Collection has added three new titles. Maurice Hickey, Tom Joynl, Jerry ~!ahill, Tom Brunson and James McGowan. vill be a children's matinee on Sunday afternoon. Tickets will be « - J V » u v i t * j (.14.L.1-1 HV\_/H. JL. lV,IVt IO VY Lil UC -- " ··* u^** 1 *.***^ v^i. on sale at the B. 0. Drug; Casey artistically done. 3rug; M.B.A. Pharmacy; St. Clair- Starks .and Engler Drug. Reserva- ions will be made at the Vance Music C o m p a n y from Feb. 22 ;hrough March 2. Roy E. Garl Service to Be Tuesday Roy E. Garl, 51, 614 Jackson S W., died at a Mason City nursing home early Sunday morning. He had lived in Mason City two years Mr. Garl was born July 6, 1902 at Wellsburg. He was a member of the Lutheran Church of Rudd He farmed near Rockford and for Iwo years was employed in the Oliver factory at Charles City. Surviving are his mother, Katie G a r l , Mason City; two sons Lawrence, Nora Springs, and Gareld, Rudd; a daughter, Mrs. Bili Sproul, Joplin, Mo.; two granddaughters, and a sister, Mrs. Earl Schultc, Manly. He was preceded in death by his father and one brother. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the' Major Memorial Chape!, with the Rev. Roy ifarrisville, pastor of ^ Trinity Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be at the Rock Falls Cemetery Friends may call at the chapel un til the time of services. J. H. Marston Bcndix and Whirlpool Soles ond Service PHONE 988 OR 920 MRS! ROBERT GETTMAN MISS ANN GOOD Mrs. Gettman and Ann Good in "Darktown" Specialties Mrs. Robert Geltman and Miss* Ann Good will be featured in production numbers of the Fifth Annual "Darktown Varieties," to be presented by the Holy Family Athletic Association at the High Schoo auditorium Feb. 28, March 1 and 2. · An all new show will be featurec this year, with music, comedy anc drama woven into a musical comedy type of production with the general theme, "A \Vishing World." Mason City and its environs were Mrs. Gettman is featured in the represented by a hundred or so at 'Memory Lane" production num- the concert by Boston Pops Orches- ber with Harry Ross, Tom Walters, tra in spacious Knights Gymnasium Elgene Kurtz and Mary Beth Sar-on the Wartburg College campus tor. Supporting the featured play- in Waverly Sunday night. And they ers will be Mrs. Jack Venechuck, ~" "* " K a t h y Doyle, Ida Tanner, Alice Fitzgerald, Marlene Becker and consists as much in the selection Mary Lou Quintero. 1 -- -- ./ - -- v " -«^«i».k^,»u, v _ . » . £ « . v f ^ * H j i i t) 11*1 w^Jl/WtHill. (t UL/ticlt Miss Good will be featured in the as in his facility with the baton was 'Stranger in Paradise" number amply demonstrated in the two- with James Grell and supported by hour show. - * - u v n i , t A i . ^ - . « v*.»u v,vjni.\*iiijJVj4Cli. i J A - l L C L C l t U l U All seats will be reserved. There of music, he drew heavily from '" ' he Broadway tunes. Then there vas a spicing of musical hoakum, A. Gil man Service to Be Tuesday Funeral services for Archie M. ·ilman, 50, who died suddenly Saturday afternoon at his home, 1214 Massachusetts S.E., will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First Chrisian Church with the Rev. R. L. Williams, pastor of the First Christian Church, officiating. Mr. Oilman died of a heart attack. The Mason City fire department was called to the home and firemen used the resuscitator on him for 15 minutes. Born in South Dakota Mr. Oilman was born Aug. 1, 1903, at Verdon, S.D., son of Her bert and Faith (Vincent) Oilman He spent his childhood at Verdon and moved with his parents to Aberdeen, S.D., and later farmed in North Dakota before moving to Mason City in 1934. He was married to Buelah E Schreckengost at Sun Dance, Wyo., July 5, 1941. They had lived in Mason City since that time, with the exception of about five years spent in war work from 1942-47. He was employed by the Dilts Con struction Co. A member of the First Christian Church, Gilman also was a mem ber of Harding Lodge G49, AF and AM, and the National Association of Power Engineers. Family Survives Surviving are his wife, a son Holly E. Pion, Lima, Ohio, ant daughters, Velma and Ilene, am? son, Jerry, Mason City, and two grandchildren, Christine and Quin ton Pion, Lima, Ohio; his father For many the evening's enter- ainment hit its peak in the orches- .ra-accompanied solo number by diminutive Ruth Slenczynska, pian- st. Even with her built up shoes, she could barely look over the piano when she made her stage entrance. It was a repeat performance for :he Boston organization. A year ago, it was recalled, a traffic mishap encountered by the truck car- ·ying instruments and formal at- ire forced the musicians to appear n street clothes and, in a few :ases, with borrowed instruments. An extended period of applause vhich followed the several final scores suggested that Mr. .Fiedler and his 60 or 70 associates would e welcome in North Iowa at any future time, too. three sisters, Mrs. Glen (Rachel; Bradley, Bellcfourche, S.D.; Mrs FranR (Litcretia) Ward, Swaledale and Mrs. Gerald (Helen) Gilman Beach, N.D.^ Masonic rites will be held at the gravesite at Memorial Park Cem'e tery by members of Harding Lodg Constable, worshipful master, charge. Friends may call at the McAuley anc! Son Chapel until noon Tues day when the body will be taken from to the church. SEEKS RE-ELECTION CHARLES CITY -- Robert L. Harding, 45, cashier of the First Security Bank and Trust Co. has filed for re-election as treasurer ol the Charles C i t y Independent School board. Harding is finishing his first two-year term. of office He was elected in March, 1952. Measurements have been made so accurate as to record the dis tortion o£ a bar of steel when a housefly lights on it Mason Cityans Hear Concert by Boston Pops well repaid for the trip. That the Arthur Fiedler genius of a program with a popular appeal The selections from the classics yere of the melodic variety and 'rom the contemporary literature Mrs. Meyer Rites to Be at Rockwell Mrs. George J. (Matilda) Meyer 88, died Sunday evening at her home in Rockwell. She had lived in Rockwell and Thornton 76 years. Mrs. Meyer was born Oct. is 1865, at Koslin, Germany. She wa: married to George J. Meyer, Sept. 1, 1891, at Thornton. They celebrated their diamond wedding an niversary in 1951. She was a member of St. Peter';, Lutheran Church at Rockwell 62 years. Surviving arc her husband, three sons, George II. Meyer, Rockwell William H. Meyer, Deer Trail, Colo., and Fred H. Meyer, Mason City; a daughter, Miss Edith Meyer, Rockwell; three grandchil dren, Milton G. Meyer, Kansa: City, Mo.; Mario L. Meyer, Pella, Mrs. Stanley Wood, Kiowa, Colo.' and four great grandchildren, Jen- can Wood, James and Keith Meyer and Dawn Elizabeth Meyer. She LWII -i. iwii, j-aiuu r wiiiu, 11 ib iallim . -- · · " ·*"« *? ·* AJIAUII uv,j,ii iiitijr L;I . OliU Herbert Gilman, Mason City, and was preceded in.death by a daugh- !!.»_«.' _ ; _ 4 ^ _ _ ·* f . ^ t r _ . _ y » - i _ _» i i . tor* /"'lo t*f\ t ·-» irt o^? ter, Clara, in 3936. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church at Rockwell with the Rev. 0. W. Ihnen officiating. A prayer service will be held at the family home at 1:30 p.m. Bur,- ial will be at the Rockwell Cemetery by members of Harding Lodge ' a ^ W 'N De at the Rockwell Ccme- 6-19, AF and AM, with W. Lament t c r v - Th . e Patterson-James Funeral Constable, worshipful master, in Home is in charge of arrangements. The word "dollar" is- derived "thaler." OMA BURGENER WILL UNLOAD YOUR CARLOAD Phone 1010 NEWS of RECORD Births Reported (At Park Hospital)--fiirl to Mr. and Mrs. Darrell J;. Banket, 110 Ad»nu N.W., Suu d»y. . . . ··.. , · : · · . . ' . . · , . . . (At Mercy Hospital)--Boy to Mr. and Mrj Earl Miller, Fertile, Saturday) bo; to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wallace, Clear Lake, Sunday) girl to Mr. and Mrs. Winston Hansen, 710 nth X.E., Sunday; girl to Mr. anil Mrs. Grorgc Dunn, 411 Jefferson . N . W , , Sunday; boy to Mr. and Mrs. Vat Patrick, JKVi' IStb,, -V.W., Sunday; girl to .Mr. and Mrs. JLeon Ctturs, Northwood, Munday. Fire Calls RESUSCITATOR CAM.--mi Massachusetts S.E., Archie Oilman. 2:01 p.m., Saturday. Police Court Intoxication--Mathlas Anthony K o s k a, 1130 Washington S.W., Ethan l»crcy Wilder, 3U, Clear Lake, each forfeited 515 bond Clear Lake Court Disorderly Conduct--Roger Gogel, Mason City, (Ined 510 and costs. Death Notices Archie M,, 50, died suddenly Saturday afternoon at his home, I'll I Massachusetts S.E. Funeral services win be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Kirs* Christian Church, with the Rev. H. L. W i l l i a m s officiating. Interment will he at Memorial 1'ark Cemetery, with Masonic rites by Harding LodKe Clfl A.I 1 , nml A.M. The McAuley anil Son Funeral H o m e Is In charge of arrangements. C.AKI,, Roy E., 51, G i l Jackson S.W., died at a Mason City nursing home early Sunday morning. Funeral services will he at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Major Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Hoy H a r r l s v l l l e , pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, official- Insr. Burial will be at the Uock Falls Cemetery. BRADD, George E., 89, died at the 1O02' Home Sunday evening:. Funeral arrangements -arc Incomplete The Major funeral Home Is in charge of arrangements. O D E K I K K . Jerry F.. 78. died at a hospital Saturday. Funeral ' services will he held Wednesday at !l a.m. at the Iluly Family Catholic Church. Interment w i l l be at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery. The Patterson-James Funeral Home Is in Charge. SMITH, Arthur L. (Roy), 61, died Saturday afternoon at his home, 73i !)th N.E. Funeral services will he held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the 1'alterson-James M a s n n City Chapel, with the Rev. S. E. Peterson,' pastor of Itnniaituel Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, with military services at the fravesjde. MEYER, Mrs. George J. (Matilda). 88. tiled Sunday evening at her home In Rockwell. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at St. Pclcr'.i Lutheran Church, Rockwell, with the Rev. O. W. Ihnen, Rockwell, officiating. A prayer service will he held at the home at 1:30 D.m. Burial will be at the Rockwell Cemc- ery. The Patterson-James- Funeral Home is In charge of arrangements. WILDER, Mrs. Frank, 61, died at her home, 701 S. 9lh St., Clear Lake, Friday. Funeral services will be held Thursday at -! p.m. at the Wilcox Funeral Home In Clear L»ke. with the Rev. II. E. Trimble, pastor of the Christian Church, officiating. Burial will be at the Clear Lake Cerne- 'ery. 3 Injured in Two Car Collision Three persons were injured Sunday night in a two car collision nl the intersection of 7th N. \V. and Washington, according to Mason City police. Cars driven by Hubert Janka, Lester Hotel, and Dua"uc Stewart, 718 llth N. E., were involved. The Stewart vehicle turned over once and landed on its wheels .Mrs. Stewart, 25; Connie Stewart, 1, and Sherry Stewart, ZV, were taken to the Park Hospital where they were treated for leg, head and nose injuries respectively. T h e S t e w a r t c a r was completely wrecked. The front: end of the Janka auto was extensively clam aged. At 10:10 a. m. Sunday a three car accident occurred at 8th and S. Federal. William Tenny, 509 Washington S. W., stopped at the light and was bumped from behind by 'a car driven by Virginia Holding, Koutc 4, who in turn had been hit from behind by Walter Pedelty Jr., Koule 4. The reai bumper and license on the Tenny car, the trunk lid, grill, rear bumper and body ou the Bolding vehicle and the grill, radiator and bumper on the Pedelty car were damaged. A collision at 822 10th N. E., involving a parked car was reported to police Sunday. The accident had occurred at 10 p. m. Saturday. A car driven by Dennis Nelson, 192") Massachusetts S. E., struck a parked car belonging to Florence Daly, 822 10th N. E. Nelson's right rear fender and gas cover and Daly's right front fender, headlight and bumper were damaged. W i 11 i a m Romelfanger, 221 1st N. W., received a severe bump on the head Saturday night as the result of a collision between his car and one driven by Howard Lehn, 24Vi Virginia S. E". The entire left side of Romclfauger's car was caved in. Lehn's right fender, headlight, hood, bumper and grill were damaged. Realty Transfers Huff, Lyle R. and TiolctU A. to Lrle K Hull and VioletU A. JT Sl.OO (WD) SEVi Seo. 30-96-19. 1M3-5J. Van Horn, Faileo and Kalhryn to George A. Garden and Ardice D. JT SUM ( W D ) Lot -194, 1st Add., Midland Uts., Mason City. 2-18-51. Mayo, Lloyd M. and Linda Genera to Herman A. Kupplnger or Ljdla I) jt OC (H'B tot W except the .V S3 1 and Lot iO, Blk. 4, "The Highlands," Mason City. 2-13- Chlckara, Sophia nnd Mike to Soplifa Chlckara and Mike JT Sl.OO (WD) N l.V of Lot J and S 33' of Lot 3 In ISIk. -I, J L. Hirklnson's Sab of 10 acres off the E side of SE14NEU of Sec. t-86-SO., 2-19-51. Englenian, Harry E. and Marion L. to Corlrtne Krunner JI.OO ( W D ) Lot 18, ISIk 12, East Park I'l. Add., Mason City. S-IS- Hughes, George W. and Betty A. to Xor- man W. Schoonover and Fanny Marie jt J-M WD '-at 2, Blk 5, The Highlands, M. City, 1-29-54. Edglngton, George R. and Carrie; Clarence L. Edglnirlon and Ruby H.J Gal] M. Vail and Don J.; Fae V. Heuher K er and I, F. to Floyd P. Edglnirlim and Mildred G. 1.00 WD SE'/i of Sec. 28 and XVi tU of Sec. 3r-04!f-2L (l/jth Int.) Jl-10-Ss" Krleger, Richard C. and Ida D. to A R' and Lillian K. Eller jt ten 1.00 (WI» Lois 7 » nd J- Bl* 3- KlcharU D. Krlejer's'2nd Add, M. City, 4-12-5'-'. Winters, Lucille E. ana Richard A. to fJ a ,. P * u l ' W O ° WD Lots 12 ' « »nd 1-1, Blk 10. Ventura Ills., 2-8-51 Tompkin., T. W., gdn. at John R. net- land to Roy E. Law 15,850 Gdn'j Deed S 58 ft. of Lot -10. Slrrlne'j Sub of Lots 1 and 4, Lot 5, SEV.SE'/, Sec. lS-S«-2?, - - Million Pennies Are College Goal Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Mason City is participating in a campaign to collect one million pennies--$10,000--to modernize the Mankato, Minn., Bethany Lutheran College kitchen. Specially-designed coin boxes have been distributed in more than 15 states. FIRST AID CLASS--The Red Cross is there too with First Aid voCrasher courses for police and i'iremcn at the Central fire station. Here Instructor Kenny Brings is giving the proper procedure for giving first aid to a n ' i n j u r e d patient. Working on a head bandage is Harold Marsh; Marvin Gerdes is preparing a foot bandage. Marvin Peterson is the patient. This is also part of the service of tho Cevrp Gordo Chapter, American Keel Cross, which' stages its 19;4 Fund Campaign kick-off dinner Tuesday u t ' G : 3 0 p. m. at the VFW Clllb. · Globc.C««« e photo home of Gardner's parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Gardner, at Algona. The party honored Sgt. Curtis I Gardner who had just arrived home with his discharge from a California camp a f t e r three years of service. He Pain FMT \WO Tablet Bottle Only 49^ H O N O R S O L D I E R WESLEY--Mr. and Mrs. Leon Gardner and family attended a family dinner party Sunday in the AUTHORIZED HEADQUARTERS BABBITT SEZ, Some really select lenlerslilp In our builder* organization! for the cominr ye»r. Park Rlnarrt as president of the Bullden ExchanBe will make things hum ana Willli Pitlon headtnj the Home Builders Association haj already given uj an Interesting Initial meet- Ing. BABBITT SHERMAN ELECTRIC CO. 1425 No. Fed. Ph. 107 SERVICE We «re Lincoln-Mercury SERVICE HEADQUARTERS. Our itiH of registered mechanic* ar* f a c - tory trained to give you tS« higheir type service. · Brake . goi, RA«' win9 FRED PARKHURST Your Lincoln-Mercury Dealer 404 North Fe'deral Mason City, Iowa Phone 856 Automatic Clothes Dryer and never again worried about the weather PLACE YOUR TIME MONEY WITH US- CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSITS WILL BEAR ON 12 MONTH BASIS- MINIMUM BALANCE $500.00 U: NITED noME JDANK ASemher Federal K e s c r v o System TRUST CO. JcposJt Corporation Owned and Operated bj 1'our Frlcndi and Neighbors Mason City's Only Home Owned Bank SPECIAL TUESDAY ONLY FOR ALL 3 PIECES A fast teller al only 9c to hurry for yours) Lovily silver. plated butter knif* It from lh« world's largttt maker of tll- vtrplalt. Glass dish and ovir art In amber Moral \ So. Federal at First PROFIT BY USING THE GLOBE-GAZETTE

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