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February 22, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 2

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TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 22 1934 ANNIVERSARY OF TWO OBSERVED Mr. and Mrs. Abner Long of Burchinal Married 62 Years Ago. BURCHINAL, Feb. 22--Mr. and Mrs. Abner Long of Burchinal celebrated their sixty-second wedding anniversary, Mrs. Long being eighty-one years and Mr. Long eighty-five yeara of age. Mra. Long was born in New York in 1852 and Mr. Long was born In the southern part of Wisconsin just across the line from Galena, 111., In 1848. Mrs. Long came with her parents to Lafayette county, VVis., when but four years of age, and there this couple grew to manhood and womanhood. When 21, Mr. Long came to Iowa and saw that Iowa was the coming state. After braving the hardships of a pioneer life for three years, Mr. Long decided to return to Wisconsin and claim as tils bride his old time acquaintence, Miss Jane Salsbury, and on Feb. 18, 1872, they were married. Returns , to Iowa. Soon after his marriage Mr. Long returned to Iowa, leaving his young bride until a suitable home could be built in the new and yet wild state. Mr. Long settled on a farm seven miles southwest of Mason City in Lake township, now occupied by Mr. Ellis. This was all prairie so Mr. Long had much to do before he could realize anything from this land. He built a house, 12x16, containing but one room and to 1873 his wife and baby, Will, joined him. As time permitted they improved the farm, built sheds and fences and they soon found it necessary to build a larger house, this time 16x24, as Oscar, George and Ed had been born to the couple. Mr. and Mrs. Long, spent the pioneer days oa this and other farms In Lake township for 24 years when they moved to Burchinal and built their present home in which they have resided for the past 40 years, during the most of which Mrs. Long operated a hotel that spread its fame for the meals served both to the early and modern day traveler while Mr. Long for many years continued to farm- near by farms until they decided to retire as the children were all grown and had homes of their own. Parents o£ Four Children. Mr. and Mrs. Long are parents of four children. Will Long of Austin, Minn., Oscar Long near Burchinal, Ed Long near Burchinal and George Long near Mason City. There are 17 grandchildren, three! of whom are dead. Violet : Long, --^daughter: of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar "Long who died of Influenza in 1918; Marcella LaVonne Long, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Long who died of pneumonia in 1924 and an infant son of. Mr. and Mrs. Will Long, There are 8 great grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Long, Mr, and Mrs. Ed Long and' Mr. and Mrs. George Long and daughter Arlene helped Mr. and Mrs. Long celebrate their anniversary at their home in Burchinal Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Will Long of Austin, Minn., were unable to attend. Mr. and-Mrs. Long are In fairly good health. ESCAPES KIDNAPERS' CLUTCHES E. P. Ailler, publisher and banker of Davenport, la., and head of the Leo syndicate of newspapers, la shown with bandaged head after he had thwarted an attempt by two men to Uiilnup him in a Chicago hotel. (Associated Press Photo). Sergeant Tom Kelly of the Chicago police department is shown with .the gun, blnck/uck, sponge, tape and other utensils of the kidnaping trade found In a Chicago hotel after an apparent plot to kidnap E. P. Adler, miilwest newspaper publisher, had been discovered. (Associated Press Photo). Stubborn Coughs Ended by Recipe, Mixed at Home Big Saving! NoCooking! So Easy! Here is the famous old recipe wWn millions of housewives hava found to lie the most dependable meuna of break- ins up stubborn coughe. It tokos but a moment to prepare, and costs very little, but it positively has no equal for quick, lasting relief. From any druggist, get ZVj ounces o£ Pincx. Pour this into a pint Dottle and fill tile bottle with granulated sugar t menta until dissolved. No cooking needed -- it's BO eaay ! Thus you make a lull pint of better remedy than you could buy ready-made, tmil you get four cou uy r e a y - m a e , t times as much for your money. It never spoils and children love its taste. lienls w ee ·pound of Norway Pine, the most. reliable healing agent for severe coughs. It is guaranteed to give prompt relief or money refundedi Jones Gives Address as Floyd P.T.A. Group Observes Anniversary FLOYD, Feb. 22.--Attorney Weston B. Jones was the featured speaker on the Founders' day program of Floyd P. T. A. program held at the school auditorium Friday evening. Helen Wilcox and Florence Thomas read their prize essays in the American Legion Fidac contest. Mrs. Pearl Roberts awarded the prizes. Mrs. Will Henry, Mrs. W. R. Eastman, Mrs. Glen Dudley, Irwin Otto of Osagc and Mr. ,Butterfield past presidents of the Floyd P. T. A association, lighted 37 candles, commemorating the anniversary of the national P. T. A. and one large candle in honor of Mrs. Alfrerj Laun and Mrs. Allen Ruste who organized the Floyd P. T. A. 12 years ago. A play was also given by Mr Krueger's pupils. Mrs. Hugh John son presided. Sumner Stiidont President. AMES, Feb. 22.--The Iowa Stat college chapter of Sigma Upsilon honorary English society, recentlj elected Frank Bacon of Ames, pres ident; Charles Roy of Evanstoh, II! vice president; Curtis Gerald o Omaha, Nebr., treasurer, and Don McGuiness of Sumner, secretary. Speakers for Meeting of Iowa Schoolmen at Cornell Are Announced MOUNT VERNON, Feb. 22.-Speakers for the second annual conference of Iowa schoolmen at Cornell college March 10 were announced here by Dean T. R. McCon- ncii of Cornell, supervisor of the conference. Dean John E. Stout of- the school of education of Northwestern university will deliver the main address on "The Reorganiza tlon of Secondary Education." Supt. J. A. True of Counci Bluffs, Supt. W. G. Brooks of Bur lington, and Supt. A. B. Grimes o Monticello will nil speak at th high school division of the confer ence. Dean Ray H. Bracewell of the Burlington junior college, President H. J. Burgstahler of Cornell, and one other speaker will be on the program of the junior college discussions. Dean McConnell will preside. The relation of the school -to the whole community will be the theme of the conclave, Dean McConnell indicated. 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