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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 29, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 29 1936 SEVEN STORMS SECOND OFFICIAL IN STATE TO SEEK THIRD TERM WANTS TO FINISH REORGANIZATION Wegman Is Expected to Run Again and O'Connor May Seek Election. :-: H E R E AND T H E R E : - : Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents North Iowa and Minnesota in DSS MOINES, Jan.29. Slate Auditor C. W. Storms today announced he will be the second state official to risk the third term hurdle by seeking democratic nomination for auditor at the June primaries. Mrs. Alex Miller, -secretary oi state, last week announced she wi\'. run for a third term, but Gov. Clyde L. Herring; and Ray L. Murray, secretary of agriculture, both statec they did not favor third term attempts. When he announced his senatorial candidacy the governor said he believed there was a sentiment among democrats against a third term Murray, who is running for eighth district congressional nomination. said he had "always preached against a third term." Audits Greatly Increased. In making his Storms said he felt announcement "much of that which has been accomplished" in reorganization of the auditor's office would be lost "if changes were made at this time." He said that before he took office j. only 154 audits of local governments were made annually, but the legislature increased, the number to 5,234. including building and loan as* sociations. state departments, boards and institutions. "The office of auditor of state is in the midst of a complete reorganization of tax accounting and auditing procedure," Storms said. Methods Are Modernized. He stated that in addition to the increased number of audits required of his department, "trained accountants selected for this purpose have made many revisions of accounting practices and procedure in all public offices, which changes have modernized the manner and method, of keeping of financial records." Two more state officers who have served two terms since the democrats took over state governmental positions in 1932--Atty. Gen. Edward L. O'Connor and Treasurer Leo J. Wegman--have not yet announced their political intentions. Expected to Run. Statehouse sources freely predicted. Wegmaii will run for a third term, and it was expected O.'Cpnnpr, acquitted of gambling conspiracy charges by a directed verdict, may seek re-election. Storms, whose home is at Fort Madison, was born in Lee county in 1870. He was a lumber broker for a number of years, served 12 years as Fort Madison city councilman, and 12 years on the democratic state central committee. During the World war he was a member of the war board in charge of frel distribution. Mrs. Arthur Larson of Corwith Dies; Funeral Conducted at Church CORWITH, Jan. 29.--Mrs. Arthur Larson, 47, died early Monday at her home here following a six months' illness. Funeral services .. were held at 2 o'clock Wednesday Sat the Methodist church, the Rev. i: C. B. Mitchell, pastor of the Meth- '' odist church at Hurt officiating, as)' sisted by the Rev. Dr. Karl W. G. Hiller of Corwith. Interment was in the Corwith cemetery. Hazel D. Stilson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Stilson, was born Dec. 13, 1S88, at Corwith and except for short intervals, had lived here all her life. She was a graduate ' °£ Ule Corwith high school and of the State Teachers college at Cedar 1 Falls. She was a member of the \ i Congregational church, Paradise chapter, No. 384, 0. E. S. and the · American Legion auxiliary. She was married to Arthur Larson Nov. 12, 1919, and to this union two children were born. j She is survived by her husband ( and children, Barbara and James. her father, O. H. Stilson and sister, Mrs. Claude Stull, all of Corwith and a brother, E. L. Stilson 1 of Gooding, Idaho, and sister. Mrs. Robert Burlingame of Hillsboro, Ore. Rake School, Closed 10 Days, Is Resumed RAKE. Jan. 29.--School commenced Tuesday after being closed for 10 days on account of scarlet fever. K The Presidents Birthday Bail Do it! Make it a perfect evening--come to the Soda Grill after the entertainment-dancing party Thursday night and enjoy a delightful, satisfying LUNCH. We'll be looking for you--and assure you prompt service! Tells of Travels. CLARION--Members of the Monday club met with Mrs. R. J. Barlow at Hotel Moore Monday afternoon. Mrs. George Mechem was the assisting hostess and presented Mrs. rinus Anderson who told of her travels in France, Switzerland and Denmark. Mo\ing to Manly. HANLONTOWN--Mr. and Mrs. Martin Erickson and son are moving to Manly Feb. l where Mr. Erickson has employment. They moved here last fail from Northwood and have resided in the M. T. Rye tenant house. Are Parents of Son. STACl'VJLLE--Born to Mr. and Mrs. Art Heimer, a son, Jan. 27. Keturns From Minneapolis. BRICELYN--Mrs. E. Erickson returned home Friday from Minneapolis where she underwent an operation on her eyes. Hostesses to Society. PLYMOUTH--Mrs. E. E. Brand and Mrs. Charles Shaw were hostesses to the Ladies Aid society of the M. E. church in the church parlors Wednesday. At Kites in Winona, VENTURA--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Root, Jr., attended the funeral of Mrs. Root's sister-in-law, Mrs. Tom Price at Winona, Minn. Mrs. Root remained at Winona for a time and Mr. Root went into Madison, Wis., for burial services. Infant Son Buried. SPILLVILLE--The body of a baby son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ira was buried in the St. Wencealaus cemetery, Wednesday. Dancing Party Thursday. NORTHWOOD -- An Eastern Star-Masonic dancing party will be given Thursday evening- in the parlors of the Masonic temple. Visitor Is Honored. OSAGE--Mrs. Willis Drew entertained at a contract party Tuesday evening at her home here in honor of Mrs, Mark VanVoorhics of Iowa City who with her small daughter, Peggy, have been visiting at the home of Miss Cora Johnson. Home From DCS Moines. RICEVILLE--Paul Roche, who is taking a pharmaceutical course at Des Moines, has been at his home here the past few days. Patient at Hospital. HANLONTOWN -- Mrs. Oscar Ford, who has been a. patient in a Fargo, N. Dak., hospital has so far recovered as to be able to go to her home in Hunter, N. Dak. However she is confined to her bed as yet. Baby Weighs 12 Pounds. LAKE MILLS -- Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Rodberg are parents of a 12 pound girl born Thursday. Snff'srs Heart Attack. STACYVILLE--Valentine Brown suffered a severe heart attack late Saturday. At present he is slightly better. Mr. Benedict Adams is suffering from the flu. Mrs. George Banvind. aged woman, is very ill here, also Martha Falk is able to sit up. Returns From Malta. WHEELERWOOD--Mrs. Elmer Pforr returned home Saturday from Malta, 111., where she spent a -week I with, her mother and other relatives. She reports her mother not much improved. Pantomime Is Presented. NORTHWOOD--Members of the Twenties club met Monday evening rith Mrs. Glen Yates, Miss Luella Johnson being assisting hostess. Vliss Esther Cawelti reviewed the jook "The Forty Days of Musa ." A pantomime "Row West, Young Man." was given by a group the members. Refreshments were served. Taken to Hospital. CHAPIN--Mrs. 0. M. Hanscn was ,aken to the hospital at Hampton Saturday for medical treatment. Are Parents of Son. RICEVILLE--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Eectiim are parents of a boy born Jan. 26. Chapter Holds Meeting. NORTHWOOD -- Members of Centennial Head E. L. Walknp, former recreational director for a large eastern tire manufacturing company, will manage Council Kiuffs" centennial exposition this summer. The exposition will portray the progress since 183R, when the government established an Indian agency on the site now occupied by the city. (Iowa Daily Press Photo) Know Your State A Fact a Day About loway! Iowa income tax collections wenl up more than 25 per cent last year The bureau of internal revenue announced its total income tax collections increased from .$4,979,667 1934 to 56,944,525 in 1935. Daughter Is Born. BRICELYN--A seven and a hal pound daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Bertus Hamson on Wednesday Jan. 22. To Wed Dumont Man. VENTURA--Miss Mildred. Bishop Curlew, who has been primary teacher here for the past thre years, resigned her position. She will be married to Lloyd Austin o: Dumont, who has accepted a posi tion as overseer at Ho_t Springs Na tional park, Hot Springs, Ark. Mis Alma Wilke of Alden has taken Miss Bishop's place. Bridge Club Formed. GOODELL--The following fam ilies have organized a Sunday nigh bridge club; Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Conwell, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hofer, Mr and Mrs. L. W. Wesenberg-, Prof and Mrs. Joe Kissinger, Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Conlan, Mrs. Thomas Cashman, Francis and Gertrude. Win Frizes at Partv. SPILLVILLE--The So Kols sponsored another monthly card party at the A. B. C. S. hall Sunday evening. Winners in 500 were; Women, Mrs. Christina Loesch, and men Celestinc Klimesn. Sigma Beta Delphian chapter met Monday afternoon with Mrs. Lila E. Dwclle at her home on North Ninth street. Is Traveling Salesman. HAMPTON--Adolph Boeye, who was employed as clerk in the St. Clair-Butler clothing store, accepted a position as traveling salesman for the Arkansas City Flour Mills. Harry Stonebra.ker has taken his place in the clothing store. Mr, and Mrs. Boyer will continue to make their home at Hampton. Small Girl Burned. RICEVILLE--A Z\', year old girl of Ralph McFarland's was severely burned when a jar containing hot water which was placed in her bed broke. She is now in the hospital at Riceviile. Born in Dixon. SHEFFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Johnston, Sr., received word Sunday of the birth of a daughter, Jeanne, to Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Johnston, Jr., of Dixon, 111. Will Move to Farm. HANLONTOWN--Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Gesme are making plans to move on a farm I ' TM miles east of Lake Mills on March 1. Mr. Gesme will manage the farm for Oscar Horvel, Lake Mills business, man. Submits to Operation. LAKE MILLS -- Miss Gunhild Wazmoen of Emmons, underwent an operation for removal of her gall bladder. At Grain Convention. GRAFTON--Mr. and Mrs. Roy i Buochcle went to Dos Moines Tuesday morning, Mr. Bucchele to at- 16 South Federal Avenue ' tend the grain dealer's convention. Garner Grain Co-Op's Business During 1 935 Made $237,000 Total GARNER, Jan. 29.-- The Farmers' Co-Operative Grain company held its annual meeting and election of officers Monday. The volume of business during the past year totaled $237,000 at its two elevator, lumber and coal yards. The past year showed a decrease in business over 1934. according to Fred Steift, president and manager. A patronage dividend of four per cent, and a 10 per cent dividend to stockholders was declared. Officers include Fred Steiff, president; Charles Haes, vice president: August Katter, secretary: Art Kluckhohn, treasurer; Charles Grau, director at large, C. H. Nelson and John Love for Concord township; Frank Jakoubek and Albert Abele, for Garfield, H. A. Greiman Art Upmeyer for Liberty, and and Charles Goll and F. H. Greiman for Ell townships are the board of directors. Fred Stieff. manager for the elevator at the Rock Island, and E. J. Steill. manager for the elevator at the Milwaukee. Russell Keith, book. keeper and William Meckstroti were re-hired. There are 299 members. Fifty attended the meeting. Mrs. Elizabeth Stager Dies at Aurora; Will Be Buried at Greene GREENE, Jan. 29.--Dr. W. B. Stager and Charles Stager of Greene left Tuesday for Aurora, 111., calico! there by the death of their mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Stager. 81, who diea at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Adeline Peaks. Mrs. Stager lived in Greene for many years and left for Aurora about 10 years ago where she since lived with her daughter. The body will be brought to Greeno for burial. Mrs. Stager was a member of the local Lutheran church. She is survived by 5 children, 3 sons, Charles and Walter of Greene; and George of Oregon, and 2 daughter, Mrs. Peaks of Aurora, 111., and Mrs. O. C. Charnholm of Roth, N. Dak.: 4 sisters, Mrs. O. C. Parno, Mrs. Brintle and Miss Ida Bernhart, all of California and Mrs. Yates of South Dakota. Her husband and 3 sons preceded her in death. Father, 96, Succumbs. CORWITH--I. J. Sharpnack left Sunday for Mount Home, Ark., called by the death of his father, Anthony Sharpnack, who had celebrated his ninety-sixth birthday on Christmas day. Still Have Trouble. ALEXANDER -- School which closed last Wednesday on account of a severely cold blizzard and blocked roads started again Monday although some of the buses had trouble getting through this morning. Born at Sheffield. SHEFFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. Faye Crawford are parents of a son born Jan. 26. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. John DeVrics Jan. 20. Suffer From Pneumonia. FERTILE--Bobby Humphrey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Humphrey, was taken seriously ill with pneumonia Friday evening but ig improving. Dean, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hulverson, was stricken with the same malady but reports are that he is improving-. Small Daughter Dies. BRICELYN--The six months' old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ehlert died Monday evening, Jan. 27, following a short illness. Recovering From Operation. GOODELL--Noel Ncwgard is ill at the home of his aunt, Mrs. Ralph Edwards at Eagle Grove while his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Ncwgard are in Rochester where Mr. Newgard is recovering from a major operation. Ill With Pneumonia. RAKE -- Martin Thompson, east of Rake, is very ill with pneumonia and scarlet fever. Are Parents of Son. POPEJOY--A son, Howard, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Dan Ingebritson, Monday. Mrs. McNamara Funeral Conducted at Belmond BELMONP, Jan. 29.--Funeral sen-ices for Mrs. James F. McNamara, 66, who died at her home here Monday morning, were held in the St. Francis catholic church Wednesday morning, the Rev. S. J. Mauer officiating. Mrs. McNamara was born in Webster county Dec. 12, 1S90. Ill 1002 she was r.-.arried to James F. McNamara, who survives with the three sons. They are Leo of Fail-field and Earl and Mac V. of this place. Five sisters also survive and two grandchildren. Burial was in the St. Francis cemetery. Lapham, Charles City, Speaks at St. Ansgar ST. ANSGAR, Jan. 29. -- The Study club guest night was held at the Parish house Monday evening. A 6:30 dinner was served to 53 members and guests. Supt. P. C. Lapham of Charles City was the speaker, talking on "Educational Trend." The Roce Creek Farm Bureau quartet sang several selections. Miss Clare Moe Jed the community singing. Farm Mutual Insurance Gains Total $1,105,875 FORT DODGE, Jan. 29. (UP) -Insurance in force in the Farmers' Mutual Insurance association, operating in Iowa and Nebraska, increased $1.105,875 in 1935, C. H. Nelson, president, announced today. Losses were the lowest since 192S, and the association now has $7,703,740 of insurance in force, Nelson said. Clarion Commerce Club Elects L. S. Poor Head CLARION. Jan 29.--L. S. Poor was elected president of the Clarion Commercial club to succeed Walter Schucnoff. H. E. Allen was elected secretary and treasurer, succeeding E. R. Allen. Funeral for Lake Mills Pioneer Merchant Held Henderson Was on Council at Early Time Town Was Incorporated. LAKE MILLS. Jan. 29.--Funeral services for Ed Henderson, 85, pioneer hardware merchant here and last member of the committee on the town council at the time of the incorporation of the town of Lake Mills, were held today. Rites were conducted at the Salem Lutheran church by the Rev. O. R. Sletten. Members of the city council were honorary pallbearers. Mr. Henderson, reared near Ar- jryle, Wis.. started business at Argyle and In 1S74 located at Northwood in a partnership. This firm later established a branch at Lake Mills and then Mr. Henderson took charge of this, adding greatly to the original lines of merchandise. He retired in 1912. He served as mayor and was on the school board many years. He* was a director of the First National ' bank for many years, and devoted much time to literary work. Children surviving are Stella Henderson, Lilian Henderson and Mrs. Jakob Grimstveit, Lake Mills; Dr. A. ,7. Henderson, Kicster. Minn.; the Rev. E. A. Henderson, Elkhorn, Wis.; Mrs. Clara O. Hcrm, White River, S. Dak.; and the grandchildren. Constance, Arthur, Edwin and Lowcl Henderson, all of Kicster. His v/ife preceded him in death. 3 Hancock Maintamers With Snow Plows Bought GARNER, Jan. 29.--The Hancock county board of supervisors purchased three new maintaincrs with snow plows attached at a cost of 59,000. The machines are expected to arrive here the latter part of this week and will be put into action at once to clear roads of ED HENDERSON Mother and Brother Defend Johnson at His Slaying Trial CLARINDA. Jan. 29. OB--The defense nearcd the close of its testimony taking- today in the murder trial of Bert Johnson, 22 year old Yorktown farm youth charged with fatally shooting his father, Elmer, New Year's eve. Mrs. Frcida Johnson, the slnin man's wife, testified yesterday thnt her husband threatened to slay the entire family if they sent him to an asylum. She al,-o said "Elmer told me he would kill me if I tried to get a divorce." At another point the witness testified that her husband "swore at God because it didn't rain." Clarence Johnson, the defendant's brother, testified he believed his fatteer was insane at the time of his slaying. FRANKLIN VETS PLAN SESSIONS Joint Legion and Auxiliary Meeting to Be Thursday at Sheffield. SHEFFIELD. Jan. 29.--A joint meeting" of 'he Franklin county Legion and auxiliary units will be held Thursday evening at the Memorial hall at Sheffield at S o'clock. S. A. Deam of Chapin, county commander, and Mrs. C. L. Murphy, county president of the auxiliary of Hampton, will preside at the meetings. V. F. Sieverding of Grimdy Center, state Americanism chairman: Joe Gundcrson of Eagle Grove, third district commander; Frank Chaplin of Holmes, third district adjutant, will each give brief talks. Mrs. Lessc Lampc and Howard Runton of Sheffield will sing ducts and Windeli Schaefer, also of Sheffield, will play clarinet solos. Walter Van Nest of Chapin will sing solos. Butler Eitel of Hampton, accompanied by his sister, Vclma Eitel, will play a baritone horn solo as a part of the program, which will be furnished by talent from each unit in the county. After the program there will be dancing and at the close refreshments will be served by the Sheffield units. Accident May Cause Loss of Eye to Brennan EMMETSBURG, Jan. 29.--John Brennan, prominent Palo Alto county farmer, may lose the sight of his right eye, physicians said Tuesday, following an accident in which a piece of wire Brennan was handling broke, penetrating his eyeball. Brennan was rushed to a Fort Dodge hospital from his farm 7 miles south of Emmetsburg. Pardon the pun--but Robert Taylor, new M-G-M star, said it first when he and charming Irene Dunne (you'll see them together in Universal's new hit, "Magnificent Obsession") took off so speedily in her car. We'll guess all she "dunne" was fill the tank with Standard's new fast-starting gasoline. r ELL, maybe he didn't say i t ; : -. but just the same, these sparkling stars like their motoring comfortable. Show us one car owner who likes to struggle with a cold motor on a zero day- just show us one. Fray your nerves and run down your battery getting a cold motor under way? Not while Standard makes a gasoline that even the most frigid days can't stop! It's the fastest starting gasoline in Standard's history. It's built to catch the first flash of the spark -- and stay caught. And it's actually ,i5% faster in varmiitg 11(1 a. zcra cnhl mntnr. That eliminates most of your winter gasoline waste. i T U N E I N J A C K H Y L T O N E V E R Y S U N D A Y E V E N I N G 9 : 3 0 - 1 0 : 3 0 So we say -- do what so many of your neighbors have done already. Pull up to a Standard Red Crown pump, fill up--then SEE WHAT HAPPENS next time you step on the starter! SnltfliyStant/art/Oil Stations and Dealers everywhere, at the price nf "regular" gasoline. Also SOLJTE w i t n Ethyl, Star.cUid's superlative n«w higk-anti-knock gasoline-- iljghUy h i g h e r in piice, ar.d wo:th it! Ask tie Serviceman. (c.s.T.), C O L U M B I A ' N E T W O R K

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