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Â·I't IS . Â·(**Â·Â« CUr FÂ«b. M, W4 MÂ»ion C'lly, la, Plan Church Centennial Celebration CLARKSVILLE--The centennial anniversary of the Methodist Episcopal and' Presbyterian churches, which, united to form the Clarksville Community Church, will be observed Sunday, Feb. 28, with special services. It was in 1852 that the several families of the Clark brothers and the George Poisals (Mrs. Poisal was a sister of the Clark brothers) came to what is now Clarksville from Indiana and established the first community here. They sent for the Rev. Solomon Ingham, who rode for two days on horseback to bring the first sermon. They started the first Methodist congregation in that year and held meetings in the homes until 1864 when they deeded the land for church purposes and the first Methodist Episcopal Church was built. This was where the home of Richard Waugh on Main Street now stands. New Church Built In 1905 a new and modern church was erected and when the churches merged this building was sold to the Wesleyan Methodists of Waterloo. The Presbyterian Church was organized in 1854 at a meeting in the David Blakely home and he was also the first pastor, later the Rev. George G r a h a m was pastor for many years. The charter members were: Mr. and Mrs. Samuel McCrery, Mrs. Emily Stone, and Blakely. They were soon joined by Mr. and Mrs. William Pringle, Mr. and Mrs. John Moulton, James Ford, Matilda Hilton, \V. E. Van Dyke, John Stevenson and Samuel McRpberts. They erected the first building in 1867 which was replaced by the present church in 1912. Â· . .Â· ... Â· . ; . . . :'/' : : The union of the Methodist E p i s c o p a l and Presbyterian churches was effected in 1930. They had held their first meeting as a federated, church on the first Sunday in October, 1930. These two denominations were also the first to be established in Butler County. Bishop to Speak The program of the centennial anniversary will begin at the morning service with Bishop Francis Gerald Ensley, resident bishop of the DCS Moines area of the Methodist Church giving the sermon. Joining the Rev. Ensley in conducting the morning service will be the Rev. Harley W. Farnham, superintendent of the Waterloo district, and the Rev. Robert Rushing, pastor of the Clarksville Community Church. In the afternoon a concert of sac- rcci music will be presented by a ladies' trio and a quartet from Wartburg College. The program will begin at 3 p.m. and will be followed by a centennial tea to be served in the church parlors. Roy Montgomery Service to Be at San Leandro, Calif. Roy Montgomery, a resident of Mason City for many years before moving to California 10 years ago, died Saturday in a hospital at San Leandro, Calif., according to word received here Tuesday. Funeral services will .be held Wednesday at San Leandro. Mr. Montgomery is survived by his daughter, Margaret Anderson, 646 Jackson S.W.; five grandchildren, Mrs. Raymond Mahaffey, 30G Jackson S.W.; Mrs. Everett Berrier, 647 Harrison S.W.; Mrs. Hazel Fernandez, 724 6th S.W.; and Miss Shirley Anderson, 646 Jackson S. W., and five great grandchildren. Milk Output of Iowa 5% of U. S. Total DBS MOINES--The total milk production of 5.9 billion pounds from Iowa farms during 1953 con stitutes 5 per cent of the total U. S. production of 120.2 billior. pounds during the same period, the Iowa Development Commission re ports. Â· .'; Iowa's total milk production in 1953 is also an increase of 5 per cent over the state's 1952 produc tion total of 5.6 billion pounds com pared to the U. S. total production increase of only 4 per cent over the 1952 production total of 115.1 billion pounds, according to figures released by the Agricultural Marketing Service of the U. S. Depart ment of Agriculture. The increase in current total production in Iowa, as compared with a year earlier, is the result of Increases in both milk cow numbers and rate of production per cow. invite you to ct private showing of exquisite decorator materials--Carpets, Accessories and to consultation with decorators whose talents are well known in many oi the Northwest's finest homes. hotel hanford Mason City, Iowa FEBRUARY 23, 24, 1954 10:00 A. M. TO 5:00 P. M. 7:00 P. M. TO 9:30 P. M. 2), 'auion 6 MINNEAPOLIS in attendance. Mr. Harry Hall Miss Lepa Sandra McKinley Cubs Hold Banquet at Gym, See Movies The McKinley School Cub Scou Pack 11 held its annual Blue and Gold Banquet Monday evening a the school gym with about 160 in attendance. Frank Pool gave the invocation and led the group singing. A YOU'LL SAVE MANY WORK'HOURS, UTILITY EXPENSE AND CLOTHES, TOO . . . WITH OUR LAUNDRY SERVICE PICK UP AND DELIVERY SERVICE uelan 221 NORTH FEDERAL Starting Wed., Feb. 24 thru Sat., Feb. 27 OUR BIGGEST SALE OF THE YEAR reduction All Lighting Fixtures 40,50% Floor and Table Lamps 20, 0 50% Pictures 40 ,,, 50% Bathroom Cabinets 40% All Lamp Shades 25 * 50% 'Luggage... 20% AUSilver 10,. 20% EVERY ITEM IN THE STORE REDUCED FOR THESE DAYS Campbell, scoutmaster, was master of ceremonies. Three instrumental solos were presented by cubs Michael Liiley, John McGregor and Richard Lockwood^ accompanied by Mrs. Stanley Davis. Movies followed of the b Scout Circus and Clyde Beatty, animal trainer. They were shown by II. James Jackson. The committee in charge of the banquet consisted of Mrs. Carlos Taylor, Mrs. Henry Schonwald and Mrs. Ralph Marker, assisted by den mothers and other mothers of the cub pack. Club of Bemidji. He will study medical microbiology in one of the leading universities in the British Isles. ; Since 1952 ho has been a research assistant at Rheumatic Fever Institute of Northwestern University in Chicago. He is the coauthor of several articles on medical research. He is a graduate of Bemidji high school and of Luther College, Decorah. Mrs. Evans is the former Joarm Halvorson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Halvorson, of St. Ansgar. Luther Graduate Wins Fellowship ST. ANSGAR--John E. Evans of Bemidji, Minn., son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Halvorson of St. Ansgar, is one of 102 outstanding graduate students from 27 countries who has been awarded a Rotary Foundation Fellowship for advanced study abroad during the school year 1954-55. John is the son of the Rev. and Mrs. Leif E. Evans of Bemidji and was recommended by the Rotary Iowa Tops Area in Cash Income DES MOINES--Increased buying power of Iowa farmers is evidenced in the total cash receipts from farm marketings during 1953, the Iowa Development Commission reports. Iowa ranks first among corn belt district stales in cash receipts from farm marketings with a total of Â§1,781,000,000 during the period from January through October of last year, an increase of !,- according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. All other slates in the area which includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin showed decreases in cash receipts, as compared to 1952 totals. Offer Series of Lenten Services, GARNER--The Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church, the United Presbyterian and the First Methodist churches of Garner will join in sponsoring a series of Lenten services on Sunday evenings during the Lenten season beginning with the initial service on Sunday evening, March 7, The first service will be held at the First Methodist Church with the Rev. Gayie Cast of Overbrook, Kan., as guest speaker. Time of service will be 8 p.m. each Sunday evening. The tourist trade accounts for about 95 per cent of the totai income of the Bermuda Islands. The only other major source of income is the export of Easter lillies. Gqrfield School Cubs Have Blue and Gold Banquet Garfield Cub Scout Pack 15 held its annual Blue and Gold Banquet at the school Monday evening with 125 parents a^d boys in attendance. Principal Robert Broso acted as master of ceremonies in the absence of Lowell llahn, cubmaster. Neil Carlson presented feats of magic. Bobcat pins were presented to Richard Olson, Joe Ginapp, Michael McCallum, Jerry Robotka, Jerry Gordon, Jerry Matthes and Norman Duggan. Other awards were presented to Dean Sjerland, Joe Ream, Billy Johnson, Jim Manuel, Michael Bellomy, Jon Ream, David and Paul Livingston, Larry Frear, David and Pelcr Erlendson, Russell Moll and John Ulrick. A uniform inspection was conducted with special awards going to, Russell Molt, Larry Frear, Mi chael Bellomy and Douglas Gild- ncr. The committee in charge inclutl ed Maxine Erlendson, Mrs. Vern Molt, Mrs. LcRoy Frcar, Mrs. M. J. Manuel, Mrs, Leo Johnson, Mrs. Kichard Ulrick, F. M. Hull, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Livingston and Robert Brose. MAN OF ACTION THOMPSONVILLE, Conn. (UP) --Bolek Olechny, a restaurant em- ploye, told customers he was going to vacation in Florida. "Whut would you like me to send you?" he asked a woman acquaintance. "Send me an alligator," she said. Shortly afterward she received a foot-long alligator by air mail from Florida. EVERYTHING IN Genuine Buckskin Â· Jackets Â· Shirts Â· Vest* Â· Gloves Â· Moccatint Â· Specialities All Reasonably Priced Marshall Swift FURS Across From The Postoffic* WITH HAZEL We like people Ln proportion to the good we do them, and not the good they do us. * * * : C U R R I E S H A R D W A R E feels that in every field there is one product that excels, and after careful consideration and research they decided in freezers it's Amana-with "Stor-Mor" door. An Amana freezer is the one for your * f a m i l y because: It is - designed am guaranteed to out - perform a l l o t h e r freezers. Freeze f o o d faster; store foods at an e v e n z e r o temperalurc, Ihe safe way; operate more economically. The beautiful exteriors created by one of America's foremost designers are a fitting tribute to the appearance of any home. Why be satisfied with less than the best? Choose the Amana freezer that fits your family requirements Budget terms at Curries Hard ware if you desire. * ' * * Today is the tomorrow you were going to do so much about yesterday. '* * * BAILEY'S FLOOR COVERINGS, 22 2nd Street S. E. tell us--more and more people are discovering how linoleum in every room gives heir homes greater eauty and clistinc- Jon. Armstrong's Quaker rugs ' and loor coverings are beautiful, durable and cost so little. Wall to ,vall covering or smart rug pat- erns. Be sure to see the new 1954 patterns -- original, up-to- he-minute effects, such as Style- .ones, shag rugs, carved carpets, eaftones and the popular oval braided rug designs. Â· * : * * Everything is good when it comes from the hands of the Almighty Creator; everything degenerates in the hands of man. * * * THE FISHER TYPEWRITER CO., 14 1st Street S. E., says "the new Jnderwood Sundstrand is more than an adding machine." Speeds all your busi- n c s s figuring problems -^ ^* because of its 5 ' s '*" high s p e e d versatility and advanced design your change from one type of cal culation to another is faster than ever before. New multi-flex control at your fingertips -- touch operation -- all electric -- portable -- simplified multiplication-Underwood Sundstrand is a better adding machine . . . plus fingertip multiplication with the hew multi-flex control bar. * * * i The moon not onljr pulls the ocean back and forth in the tides, it stops cars on side roads. * * * Check this adjustable length dinette or Den fixture for beauty and bright lighting at STUELAND'S -- ", an adjust a b l e , " pulley for low or ',V h i g h lighting; r e a s o n a b 1 y t/i priced.'. . ; Out- '. of - towners s e e , . Stueland's out-' standing display of lighting fixtures, lamps and s h a d e s when ft Â£Â· you're in Mason City. If you're building you'll be delighted as it's a co.mplete lighting center, 221 N, Federal is the address, Hurry! Hurry! Hurry Only 5 left, yes, jus five of those plate wool j a c k e t s t h a D E C K E R BROS, are selling for half price It's the buy of Ihe sea son for Ihe sporlsman. Values up to $19.95. * * * It's better to give than receive--and it's deductible. * * * In the party spirit? . . . Then heac for STOYLES P R I N T I N G OF F1CE SUPPLY, 107 E. State, and ( you'll be off on *' the right foot for a sucdess- f u 1, h a p p y t i m e . E v er s e e n "Dennis the Menace," 01 'Little Willie" napkins; those bad little kids whose escapades wil start the crowd off in a hilarious mood? . . . Also a large selection of luncheon and cocktail napkins to fit, every party mood. Before planning your party why not stop in and see the wide selection o: party accessories? . . . : ,*,;,,* * Remorse goes to sleep when we 'are in enjoyment of prosperity, and makes itself felt in adversity. * * * Is your little cowboy having birthday? Phone 86 and place your order for a special cake. . . . If it's cowboys and horses he loves P U R ITY BAKERY, 26 1st Street S. E., will work it out for you even to the old corral . . . o r maybe it's the little princess' birthday. A very dainty cake is the order of the day. These cakes are really a work of art . . . For a party . . . want individual cakes? You can have them also Place a special order for any occasion. You'll be thrilled with the results. Wedding cakes a spe cialty. Â· * * * Even the praises we do not think honest are sometimes dear to us. * * * Yum . . Â·'. yum . . . yum . . , good--A Banana Royal. . . . It's this week's special at SCHWEN'S ICE C R E A M STORE, 414 N. Federal, fruited ice c r e a m , golden ripe bananas -pineapple t o p- ping with marshmallow dotted w i t h whipped c r e a m a n d spri/ikled with cherries . . . only 25c. Golly, can't you just taste it? In cones, pints and % gallons-Red Raspberry Twirl--ice cream. Just a taste of spring. Remember, Schwen's Ice Cream is "Always Good." * *Â· .* . When a woman suffers in silence it is probably because she's alone in the house. * * * Do away with wash day drudgery. In order to have you find out the many advantages of the Frigidaire automatic washer, THE SERVI C E R E F R I G E R - ATION CO., 510 S. Federal, will gladly let you do a week's laundry in your own lome with one of their washers. D hone 619 or stop in where all Frigidaire products are sold and serviced. * * * Girls are smarter than you think -- they skin a wolf and get' a mink. * Â· * * EVANS' UPHOLSTERY SHOP, 621, S. Federal, invites you to shop in your o w n l i v i n g r o o m . A salesman vill bring samples to your home, give free estimates and you can choose rom exciting new samples, If friends do us a kindness we consider, that as friends, they owe it to us; but we never consido? that they do not owe vis their friendship. * * * Phono 278 when you need Hard ware. T h a t ' B O Y E R H A R D W A R E PAINT STORE, 627 S Federal. . . . They deliver . . Remember -- Phone 278. * * * There is no such thing as fighting on the winning side: One fights to find out which is the winning side. * * * Hawkshaw may be a character and a snooper -- but MASON CITY R A D I O A TELEVISION, 219 N. Federal, suggests you follow his example before you buy a TV set. Decide what you want, size of screen amount you want to pay, kind and style o cabinet then s n o o p around. When you've seen tht rest come in and compare Syl vania TV with any of them . . for reception, clear viewing-steady picture--eye comfort am beauty. Mason City Radio guar antees your Sylvania TV will be trouble-free and perfection fron the day you buy it for it's long beautiful lifetime. They have a personnel of trained technicians at your service. Don't miss Syl vania Theatre each Saturday night, 7:30, KMMT, channel 6. * * l * ' . . . . . Â· We have heads on us for the same reason a pin does, to keep us from going too far. * * Â· Â· * Â· ' Â· : Â· Â· . 131 years of experience has pro duced America's oldest and bes loved Piano , . . The Chickering Piano. OLSON PIANO CO., 4th and N. Fed eral, asks you to try a n d imagine t h e perfection 131 years of ex p c r i c n c e makes. In a Chick e r i n g Piano you ge the benefit of just that. Stately beauty, glorious tone, perfec touch. Those arc the cherishec qualities that will make you proud you selected a Checkering Piano for your home. Go to Olsor Music Co., now and compare. * * * Every time a child is born it shows God has not lost faith in h u m a n nature. * * * Nfews you've been waiting for', . H E R B G E O R G E RADIO SERV ICE, 0 2nd S. W., have several ;ood used Television sets. 21 inch screens n table and console models. All completely reconditioned a n d guaranteed. Don't wait or you'll be too late, good used TV sets are hard to 'ind. * * * No lady is ever fat -- she's just short for her weight. * * * CASEY'S R E X A L L DRUG STORE, 335 S. Federal is looking better every day, (they are remodeling, Â·ou know). They've really done a marvelous j o b . )rug Store shopping was never o- easy. N e w isplay r a c k g , l o n v c h i e n t l y p l a c e d , completely stocked. . Â·Â·... . W h y , they ave one 16-foot rack of just Hallmark cards. Even if you don't need so much as a tooth brush-- 'ou're invited to go in and see how he remodeling is coming along. You always have .a special invita- ion to "just look" at Casey Drug. Open daily 7 to 10--Sunday 7 to Q. Wonderful new toy chests hav just arrived at C A R T E R - G I L L E S TOYLAND, 203 N. Fed eral. Strong channc construction, child can sit or stand on it. Col orful, durable, wash able plastic covers Western or circus design. Onlj $11.95. * * * One may talk too much on the best of subjects. * * * The 3 V's of Decorating -- Value Variety, Versatility -- never sho\\ up quite so much at THE W E B E R C A R P E T CO., 616 N. Federal, as when you use their decorating service. Do you, like so many pco pie, have the idea Interior Dec orating service is expensive, im practical? That they design onlj show rooms not in tended for real com fort and family liv ing. . , . T h e n you're in for a won derful surprise -keep your old mem ory treasures. . . . Weber's clever decorators welcome the presen and assimilate the past -- the achieve exquisite and quiet last in fine fabrics . . . in a cleve. and delicate blending of lovcl; possessions; luxurious deep pile carpeting; accessories reflecting a connoisseur's taste; and furniture chosen for beauty of line and glov of fine wood. You can choose everything you need at Weber's-starting with floor coverings -drapes, slip-covers -- lamps tha blend, are beautiful yet do an ef fective lighting job -- pictures to group or larger ones for accents Stromberg Carlson or Stewart Warner Television .sets with cab incts to enhance any decor you choose with the finest viewing fea lures. Furniture designed foi beauty a n d comfort. . . . Your ideas and treasures are blended in until any room or the whole house is a livable ensemble--such perfection that when you enter, the peace and restfulness envelope you like the strains of a beautifu Strauss Waltz. _ T * * * Noses on the grindstone in one generation enables those of the next to turn up. * * * Do your gift shopping at K f S L I A LAMP GIFT, 16 1st Street S. E. (The store with the little red door.) It's a clever shop . . fun to browse, and con venienc to shop -- Always the new in gifts. * * * Before God we arc all equally wise--equally foolish. * * * : housewives take the day off--Let THE LAUNDRITE SELF SERV ICE LAUNDRY, 111 S. Delaware, take 3ver the job of the family wash without muss, fuss or strain on your budget. Your wash will be done to perfection and at the usual economical cost. Dried the Huff dry way. r, * * * Courage js grace under pressure. * * * .adies, it's national sew and save vcek and M E I N E C K E ' S BEN F R A N K L I N STORE, 1452 N. Federal, is having their annual notion sale. Here's y o u r opportunity lo slock up on ... needles, bias tape, rick rack, buttons and seam bind- ngs for only 7c. Stop in and stock up and see the many other wonderful bargains. The experienced - hardened parent lakes his bath first * Â·* * THE B L I N D MAN, 310i 1st St. S. W., launders! and repairs Venetian blinds -- years of experience ami quality materials insure the best in service. Phone 2301 for rcc cstimales. While passing the PAYNE WALLPAPER AND PAINT STORE the other day, I again noliccd their window sign, "They're all talking about and u s i n g Sprcd Satin." It's really true, and no wonder! ll's a Ircat to decorate with Spred Salin. Won't you stop in Payne's today, and you will understand what I am talking about. Just two doors west of Iho Postoffice. * -A- ik- Posterity always degenerates 'til il becomes our ancestors. * * * Wasted space--not in a St. Charles Kitchen . . . not even a fraction of an inch. St. Charles kitchens are made "just for you!" THE K I T C H E N K L I N I C , 201 S. Federal, b e g i n s w i t h ; , your ideas and wishes -- measurements will be taken--then a r m e d with facts and f a n - cies a design w i l l be prepared for your approval. Units to fit each need, for convenience and space saving. Drawer space is important, it is well planned in this linen storage unit with 5 drawers, and can be planned into your kitchen. * * * A careful motorist is one who is driving to court to answer a summons for speeding, ' . : Â· Â· . . . * ' Â· ' * * ' BILL'S C A M E R A STORE, 105 S. Delaware, has a word for you . . "Bet your kids are culc -- most parents think so. No pictures? Mothers, we have the simplest Cameras to use you ever saw. . . . Expensive? No! $4.95 isn't bad -- and we teach you how to use it in just a few minutes. Mother, pictures today are memories tomorrow. We'll supply the pictures -- you supply the memories.". Go to Bill's Camera Store, 105 S. Delaware. They'll be looking for you. * * * The greatest use for life is to spend it for something which outlasts it. * * * Important News! . . .Â· Read carefully -- it's different -- It's unusual -- it's intriguing -- it's beautiful -It's w o n- derful . . . AppHkay. . i t ' s literally "liquid vallpapcr." A simpli- "icd unique roller application over Super Kern-Tone. Go lo STANDARD GLASS PAINT, 205 N. today and prepare yourself for a thrilling new decoration dea. Phone 3251. A * * * A woman who is smart enough to ask a man's advice ' seldom is dumb enough to take it. . . * * * It is not too soon lo be thinking of hat graduation gift. There is nothing finer and more appreciated than a portable typewriter, T h e Smith ~ Corona is one of several handled y the BOYD T Y P E W R I T E R COMPANY at 20 1st Street S. E. "ou are always welcome at the Â·oyd Company and a demonstra- ion of any machine incurs no ob- galion on your part. Come in nylime. Â· Â· --*.:-,:.* * *.. . 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