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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 21 1936 SEVEN STATE SUBMITS CASE IN WEST UNION MANSLAUGHTER SUIT SUMNER YOUTH IS DEFENDANT Action Based on Death of Clear Lake Couple in Auto Collision. WEST UNION, Jan. 21.--Submission of the state's case against Harold Kirchman of Sumner, 19 year old youth indicted for manslaughter, was started Tuesday lore- noon by County Attorney Traeger. R. F. Estey of West Union and J. P. Murphy of Sumner are attorneys for the defendant. Kirchman, it is claimed, drove without stopping on Number 18 about 13 miles west of West Union on Sept. 14, the collision with another car resulting- in the death of Mr and Mrs. Dale Walsh of Clear Lai! 3. Four women and eight men were sworn on the jury a ' 5:15 o'clock Monday. They are William Arp, Fayette: Mrs. Norine Bemis, Alpha; Henry Koch, Hawkeye; John Tellin, Maynard; Fay Paul, Fayette; Mrs. Elva Risner, West Union; W. R. Sperry, Fayette; Harry Stolle, Mrs. E. A. Nicoll, Mrs. Bessie Sutter, Ed Olson and Chris Peterson, all of West Union. Kirchman is also defendant In damage suits in Bremer county, a total of $40,000, brought by the other occupants of the car who were seriously injured. They are Mrs. August Becker, Mrs. Clark Scoles and Connie Lee Scoles, all of Nashua. L Funeral for Hayfield Civil War Veteran to Be Conducted Thursday HAYFIELD, Jau. 21. -- Funcra services for Johnston T. Brown, K Civil war veteran, will be held at th M. E. church at Garner Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, following short service at the home at o'clock. Both services will be charge of the Rev. T. Ernest Hoon pastor of the church. The Game Legion will sound taps and fire thi salute at the grave at Concord cem etery, where burial will be made be side his wife, who preceded him in death in 1921 and his grandson Capt. Arthur Brown, who was killec in an airplane accident five years ago . this month. His four children survive. They are Milo Brown, or the farm; Mrs. Mona Lowe, Hay field; Mrs. Myra Haskins, Siou; City, and Mrs. Smma Davison, Me_ "Jr^Xonie, Wis. ' Nine grandchildren ind nine great grandchildren also survive. Six grandsons will act a pallbearers. George Dunn, 55, Dies at Algona; Funeral to Be Held on Wednesday ALGONA. Jan. 21. -- George Dunn, 55,, died Monday at his home following- an illness since October suffering a stroke last Friday. Mr Dunn, Kossuth county resident 40 years, was born July 23, 1880, at Prairie du Chien, Wis. On March 15, 1913, he was married to Bessie Seip- They lived on a farm near Luverne until 1919. Surviving- are his wife and seven children, Mona,! Leonard, John, Kelsey, Marjorie, Maynard and Jerome three brothers and sisters, Charles Dunn Mitchell, S. Dak., James Ledyard and Mar-y Dunn, Algona. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at the St. Cecelia's church with the Rev. T. J. Davern officiating-. Burial will he made at the Catholic cemetery. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon for Erma Harriet Barton, nine weeks old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Barton, at the Barton home with the Rev. T. J. Davern in charge. The child was taken seriously ill Saturday and died Sunday afternoon. Besides its parents two other sisters survive, Former Wesley Resident, Stray Shot Victim, Dies WESLEY, Jan. 21.--Mrs. John Ward returned to her home here Sunday morning from Momence, 111., to where she was called, owing- to the sudden death of her mother, Mrs. Fred Klamm, 77, former resident of this territory. Mrs. Klamm had been an invalid for about seven years, being the victim of a stray shot while out in a pasture near her home. Sheep attacked her, causing severe injury from which she only partly recovered. Besides her daughter, Mrs. Ward, she leaves two other daughters. Minnie and Bertha at home, and two grandchildren. Mrs. Clarence Bird and Mrs. Leander Seefeld, both of Wesley. Rake School Closed by Scarlet Fever Epidemic RAKE, Jan. 21.--School has been closed for a week on account of scarlet fever. Seven families have been quarantined. Kossuth Legion Will Meet at Burt Thursday BURT, Jan. 21.--The joint county Legion and auxiliary meeting which was to have been held here Friday evening, was postponed on account of the snow storm and will be held Thursday of this week. :-: H E R E AND T H E R E : - : Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Leaves for Minneapolis. RAKE--Henry Quam left Mon- Â·tay for Minneapolis to attend the hardware convention. Visitor From Le Blars. CORWITH--Mr. and Mrs. Wendell H. Boylan and son of Le Mars are visiting at the home of Mrs. Boylan's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fay Scace. , I/cave for Marshalltown. GARNER--Shirley and Delphia Norman left Friday for Marshalltown to enter school there. They have been making their home with their grandmother, Mrs. Delphia Bash, who will soon go to Marshalltown to make her home where her daughter. Mrs. Catherine Norman, is- employed. Given Prenuptial Shower. WHITTEMORE -- Miss A n n a Besch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Besch, was honoree at a prenuptial shower held in the Presentation academy hall Sunday afternoon. Prize winners were Mrs. J. M. Fleming high and Mrs. M. J. Eischied low in bridge; Mrs. H. W. Geelan high and Mrs. Joe Eisele low in five hundred. Birthdays Are Celebrated. GARNER--The South Garner Kensington club honored Mrs. Ingram and Mrs. William Krause with a joint birthday party at the Krause home. $22.50 From Carnival. LONEROCK--The 4-H club held a carnival Saturday evening in the hall. A good crowd attended and $22.50 was cleared. Returns From Oklahoma. BURT--Mrs. L. N. Dittmer returned Monday from Cache, Okla., where she had spent several weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. O. Black. 47 Students Participating. SHEFFIELD--The annual high school declamatory contest will be held in the school auditorium Jan. 22 and 23. Forty-seven students will participate in the contest. TJ. S. Academies Studied. OSAGE--The D. A. R., Lucrctia Decring chapter, will hold its monthly meeting Monday evening at the home of Miss Virginia Bartlett with Miss Clara Whitley assisting hostess. Mrs. Irma Doekerty of Mitchell read a paper on "U. S. Naval Academy." Mrs. Stanley Smith read a paper on "U. S. Military Academy." Returns From Waterloo. DOUGHERTY--John Dougherty returned from Waterloo Saturday after spending a few days at the home of his brother, the Rev. E. J. Dougherty. .. . . . . Know Your State A Fact a Day About loway! Iowa is apportioned 22 delegates at the national republican convention. Win Prizes in 500. SPILLVILLE--Mrs. Ed Sbiral entertained friends at a carpet bee Saturday evening. Prizes in 500 were won by Mrs. J. G. Kapinos, John Sbiral and John Janorsky. Visitor From St. Paul. SHEFFIELD--Miss Eliza Wunn of St. Paul spent the week-end with her father, John Wunn. Visit at Fort Dodge. SEXTON--Clayton Johnson, Mrs. John Miller and Mrs. Henry Miller spent Sunday at Fort Dodge, where John and Henry are patients in a Fort Dodge hospital. Mrs. Clayton Johnson stayed at the John Miller home here with the children. Visit in Minneapolis. RAKE--Sidney Jcnsvold and Ernest Nesheim visited with relatives and friends in Minneapolis. At Farm Bureau Meeting. LAKOTA--Mrs. J. R. Heetland spent several days last week at Des Moines attending a Farm Bureau meeting. Daughters are Born. CRYSTAL LAKE--A daughter was born Friday to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hodson. They have one other child in the family. A daughter was born Sunday "to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mikkleson. This is their first child. Visitors From Philadelphia. BURT--Mr. and Mrs. Gordon French, Philadelphia, spent the week-end with Mrs. French's father, Dr. W. T. Peters. They were returning from a trip to California. Return From South Dakota. WHITTEMORE--Mike Bauman returned home from South Dakota Saturday evening, having spent two weeks in a hospital taking treatment. Place Third in Contest. LONEROCK--Roy Leeper and Gerald Godden drove to Yanktr.- 3. Dak., Saturday morning appearing on the WNAX amateur program in the afternoon. In the evening they reappeared placing third. They returned Sunday. Submits to Operation. DOUGHERTY -- Leonard Kelly left for Iowa City Saturday, where he was to have a major operation Tuesday morning. Will Hold Benefit. GARNER--The members of the American Legion auxiliary will hold a benefit card party in Legion hall Monday night. Mrs. G. A. Bemis is chairman for arrangements. Son Is Bom. LAKOTA--Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bcemer are parents of a boy. Mrs. Beemcr and infant are at the hospital at Buffalo Center. They have one other son, Robert. Visit at Des Moines. BURT--Mrs. P. W. Kollasch and Mrs. Herman Dryer of Fenton went to Des Moines Sunday to visit their daughters, who are taking nurses' training in the Lutheran hospital there. Kcturii From Sioux City. WHITTEMORE--Mrs. Josephine Haagr returned Saturday from Sioux City, having spent several days in St. Vincent's hospital for examination and treatment. She was accompanied home by her daughter, Miss Leona, who is a R. N. at St. Vincent's. Will Meet Thursday. CRYSTAL LAKE--The Methodist Ladies' Aid will meet Thursday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kirkpatrick. Mis. Ruth- Finer will have charge of the business netting. Dorothy Gilles Substituting. OSAGE--Miss Dorothy Gilles is substituting at the local high school for Miss Ruth Doekerty, chemistry and English instructor, who underwent a major operation 1 at the Cedar Valley hospital in Â· Charles City Saturday. Visit at Ormsby. STILSON--Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Slagle, son Floyd, and daughter Eunice, drove to Ormsby. Minn., Monday to visit Mr. and Mrs. Russell Slagle. Mr. and Mrs. Slagle will remain for a few days and Floyd and Eunice will return home. Chicago Visitor Honored. DOUGHERTY--Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Coony entertained at a 6 o'clock dinner Sunday in honor of Miss Marge Cooney who is visiting here from Chicago. Those presnt were Misses Ramona and Leorena Mullen, Misses Alice, Emma and Mary Burke, Miss Berniece Dougherty. Messrs. Joseph Mullen, Manual Campbell and Mr. Robert Mur- 2,000 ATTEND FARM INSTITUTE Drifted Roads Reduce Total of Entries in Divisions on Livestock. GOLDFIELD, Jan. 21.--The annual two day Farmers Institute attracted a crowd of more than 2,000. despite the heavy snow and the blocked roads. Impassable roads cut the entries of beef cattle and horses to a minimum as many breeders were unable to get their stock to the show. Despite these conditions, entries from four counties were recorded in the divisions of the institute which were judged on Friday. This year's poultry show was the best held here in recent years with 200 birds exhibited, nearly double the number of entries of last year's show. The home economics show held on Friday attracted numerous entries in all divisions. John Turner was the owner of the championship hog, a Hampshire sow, with Wendell Turner, one of the state's leading 4-H club boys, exhibiting the grand champion sheep, an aged cwc. A yearling Shorthorn heifer shown by Raymond Hagie of Clarion was awarded the grand championship of ail beef cattle on exhibit. W. H. Helmke of Renwick was the owner of the champion dairy cow shown, a Hoi- stein. Sorcnson brothers and Glenn Trotter, both near town, brought several fine animals to the show along with entries of several other farmers. An aged purebred Belgian mare shown by Sorcnson brothers was the grand champion, defeating a fine mare shown by Glenn Trotter for the honor. Strouse of Sheffield Buys New Incubator SHEFFIELD. Jan. 21.--L. A. Strousc, Sheffield produce buyer, purchased a new incubator and will operate a complete modem hatchery in Sheffield. Julius Tabat, who formerly operated a hatchery here, will operate the machine. The incubator has a capacity og 16,000 eggs. Fran Derner, 79, Dies at Home in Whittemore WHITTEMORE, Jan. 21.--Frank Derner, 79, died at his home Monday morning'. Death was due to cerebral hemorrhage. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Giddings, Oldest Wesley Resident, 92, Is Buried Lived in County 65 Years; Funeral Rites Held in Church. WESLEY, Jan. 21.--The oldest resident of Wesley, William P. Giddings, 92, who died Friday morning' at the University hospital in Iowa City following- only a few days' illness with pneumonia, was buried Monday afternoon. Funeral services were held at the Methodist church with the Rev. Arthur Bottom in charge. For 65 years Mr. Giddings had been a resident in the county with 45 years of continual residence in the town of Wesley. His wife died in 1906 and for the past 10 years he made his home with his son, A. E. Giddings, in town. W. P. Giddings was born in Kent township, Stevenson county, 111., Jan. 22, 1844. There were four sons and six daughters in the family, with W. P. being the seventh child.) He was married to Eliza Hannah Ward on Christmas day, 1864, coming to Wesley township in June, 1869, coming with the first group of settlers which also included Mrs. Giddings' parents, a brother and a sister, all of whom took homesteads. Mr. Giddings wa.s a lifelong democrat and was postmaster here from November, 1893, to October, 1897. He was mayor of the village, 1909 and 1910. His memory for WILLIAM P. GIDDINGS dates and events always remained unimpaired. He is survived by three children, Mrs. Fred Ringsdorf of Hurt, Albert Eugene oÂ£ Wesley, Guy Clifton of Burt, and by 23 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren, and by one sister, Mrs. Polly Stocking, California. Three sons preceded him in death. Pallbearers were six grandsons, with burial being made in Evergreen cemetery beside the grave of his wife. LONA TRIAL AT Man Shot While Trying to Escape Makes Plea of Intoxication. HAMPTON, Jan. 21.--The trial of Lucio Lona, 29, charged with grand larceny, was beg-un in district court here Monday with Judge S. A. Clock presiding. C. O, Griffith is attorney for the defendant and James Coonley for the state. Lona was captured Nov. 6 by George Molen- camp, night marshal, who shot him in the hand when he ran down an alley and refused to stop after breaking into a car parked on Reeve street. His companion escaped. Sample cases taken from the car, belonging to L. F. Takle of Manka- to, Minn., a clothing salesman, were dropped by the men as they ran. Lona pleads intoxication at the time to the extent that he didn't know what he was doing. Members of ho jury arc W. L. Massce, A. J. Doidjrc, Frank Philpot, John Van Houten, Mrs. G. B. Harrison, Mert Jones, Howard Aaron, Milo Rohne, Lavern Newton. R. Wayne Claypool, Lita Cadwallder, Cera Harris. Prohaska Funeral Is Held at Osage Church MITCHELL, Jan. 21.--Tony Prohaska, 3D,died at the Cedar Valley hospital at Charles City, following a. raastoid operation. The funeral was held at the Catholic church at Osage at nine o'clock Monday morning, with tlie Rev. Father Baxter officiating, with burial at Osage. He leaves his wife and four small children, his mother, four brothers and a sister. BUSINESSMAN AT HAMPTON DIES Rites for William D. Ott, Who Served 16 Years on Council, Held. HAMPTON, Jan. 21.--William D. Ott, 72, resident of Hampton flO years, died at his home Sunday evening- and was buried at Hampton Tuesday afternoon. He was ill with diabetes for some time but attended to his business until Friday. He was born at Hoopalc, III., in 1863, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Ott. When a boy he moved with his parents to Acklcy, then to West Fork township in Franklin county and later to Hampton. He conducted a harness shop in his present location on Reeve street 45 years. He served 16 years on the council and was also a member of the cemetery board. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias. In 1892 he was married to May c. Webb of Hampton, who survives him. Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. A. A. Linfor of Clarion and Mrs. H. R. Sapp of Parkcrsburg; one sister, Miss Otilla Ott of Sioux City and four grandchildren. Funeral services conducted by the Rev. W. C. Clcworth, pastor of the Methodist church, were held at the home at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. 500 Are Enrolled in Mitchell Farm Bureau OSAGE, Jan. 21.--A Farm Bureau membership drive was conduct- I in Mitchell county last week and there arc now 500 paid-up memberships. The county goal of 600 should be reached before the end of the year, according to County. Agent Martin Fabricius. Fourteen townships in Mitchell county have Farm Bureau organizations and hold regular scheduled monthly meetings. The county doubled it's membership in 1935 and hopes to again in 1936. 20 Per Cent Reduction in Light Rates Made FREDBRICKSBURG, Jan, 21,-Users of electricity in Fredericksburg will have a reduction of 20 per cent in bills payable Feb. 1. The city council has passed along a saving made on the new contract with the Central States Light and Power corporation. ^gÂ£ Phone 85 Â« Â· " *.Â·.Â« V.