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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, February 17, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 17 1931; SEVEN 2 TRAINS LEAVE TRACK AT SHELL ROCK; DAMAGE REPAIRED MISHAPS ARE IN LONG, DEEP CUT Some Cars of Coal Included in Second Train to Leave Track, CLARKSV1LLE -- Twice Sunday trains went off the track on the Great Western near Shell Rock in a deep, long cut. Sunday afternoon three engines, a snowplow, a car of coal and a caboose went off the track. This train was put back an the track and returned into Shell Rock and the track was speedily repaired. An engine and 11 cars were involved in the second derailment, which was Sunday night. Some carloads of coal were included in this group. Damage was not extensive, however. Railroad officials said they expected the repairs to be completed by noon Monday with the track open to traffic early in the afternoon. Schools in Clarksville have been closed and stores are open from 10 a. m. to 5 p. m. to conserve coal. Some fuel has been trucked from Waterloo. x R E R E A D T H E R E : - : Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Daughter Is Born. BRITT--Dr. and Mrs. C. B. Wilson are parents of a boy born Wednesday. This is their first child. Mrs. Wilson and baby are being cared for at a Mason' City hospital. At Iowa U Hospital. LAKOTA--Mrs. Henry Mitchell is at Iowa City where she is going through the clinic at the University hospital. 8th Grade Team Entertained. BRITT--The seventh grade garls' basketball team entertained the eighth grade team at the high school gym Friday evening. Other guests of the girls included their coach, Rose Marie Zeigler, and the Misses Purviance, Dodd and Kolthoff. Will Live in California- EAGLE GROVE -- Joseph H. DRIFTS FAIL TO HALT MARRIAGE But Clarion Couple Delayed Until 11 p.m. Sunday by Road Conditions. CLARION--Persistency won out for Olie Nervig, Troy township farmer, and Mrs. Mary Baker, Clarion, employe in the county engineer's office, who were married at 11 o'clock Sunday night. They had planned to be married Saturday noon. Nervig was snowbound but neighbors willingly shoveled a way for him to reach town by Saturday night The bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Cogswell, who were returning home from the west for the ceremony, were snowbound two days in Omaha but arrived Sunday evening at 10:45 o'clock. Rrriben Goslin, county clerk, opt d up his office Sunday so that the n.jrriage license could be issued. Following the ceremony, the couple left on a. wedding trip. for Moines. Des Mrs. Holmes, Formerly of Hampton, Is Dead HAMPTON--Word was received here of the death of Mrs. Melvin Holmes, 68, at her homes at Ellendale, Minn., Jan. 28. She came with her parents from Scotland to Franklin county in 1888 and lived in Hampton until about 20 years ago. Surviving are her husband, three daughters, Mrs. John Schear and Miss Melverna Holmes of Ellendale and Mrs. Burnell Osier of Los Angeles, Cal., two sons, W. B. and Walter -of Owatonna, two brothers, George Allison of Geneva and David Allison of Manly and five sisters, Mrs. Arthur Towle, International Falls. Minn., Mrs. Mary Eisenman. Kalispell, Mont., Mrs. Tillie Aamoth, Des Moines, Mrs. Barbara Schnegas, Chicago and Mrs. Elizabeth McClure -in Australia. Mrs. Grace Meints of Ackley, 82, Succumbs ACKLEY--Funeral services were planned for Mrs. Grace Meints. 82, who died early Thursday morning of heart disease from which she had been suffering for several years. Mrs. Meints, nee Grace Shetzberg, was born April 30, 1853 in Wymeer, -i Ostfricsland, Germany, where she ;grew to womanhood. She was mar, ried there to Michael Meints in 1876, and together they came to America with three children in 1883. settling on a farm south of Ackley. Later they moved to Franklin county where they lived until the spring of 1921 when they retired and came to Ackley. Surviving are three sons and six daughters, Jacob, Rudolph and Joseph, Mrs. David Meinberg, Mrs. Will Fistler, Misa Grace at home, Ackley; Miss Janette of Iowa Falls; Mrs. Lyle Gibbs, Sioux City and Mrs. Will Becker of Chicago. Al Mitchell to Speak at Rockford Tuesday Night ROCKFORD -- Alfred Mitchell, sports editor of the Mason City Globe-Gazette, will address the Rockford Commercial club at the February meeting to be held Tuesday evening; at the Good Food cafe. All business and professional men and women and their employes are invited to this meeting. illiam Anderson, 71, Forest City, Succumbs FOREST CITY--William Anderson, 71, died Sunday afternoon at his home in Forest City. He lived alone and was found in an unconscious condition suffering diabetic coma. He has a brother in Minneapolis and a cousin, Mr?. Olena Peterson, resides in Forest City. He was unmarried. Cowan, station agent here for the North Western road for many years, has sold his residence on South Iowa avenue to Orvin Uhr, cashier of the Security Savings bank. Mr. Cowan will be placed on the company's pension list in the not far distant future, and he and Mrs. Cowan expect to go to California. Is Seriously HI. GLENVILLE, Minn.--Mrs. Harold Follmuth was taken seriously ill last Sunday and was taken to the Naeve hospital in Albert Lea. Called to HicUman. RUDD--The Rev. B. A. Fieselman is in Hicktnan. Nebr., called there by the death of his brother's wife. He left Thursday evening. Mrs. Bartik Hostess. BRITT--Mrs. Ernest Bartik was hostess to the Lend-a-Hand circle of the King's Daughters Friday at a luncheon. A businc'ss meeting followed and bridge was played. Garage Owner 111. SEXTON --August Kirschbaum, who owns the Sexton garage, has been confined to his home the past week with sickness. Return From Minneapolis. BRITT--Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Lewis returned from a week's stay in Minneapolis where they had been buying new spring merchandise for the C. P. Lewis store. Dr. Penning III. RICEVILLE--Dr. Penning is suffering from a severe complication of sinus and tooth troubles and is unable to work at present. Submits to Operation. GLENVILLE, Minn.--Miss Donna Lang submitted to an operation in the Mayo clinic at Rochester. Her mother, Mrs Oscar Lar.g, is with her. Now Able to Walk. R U D D -- Bonnie Cooper was brought home Thursday afternoon from the Iowa. City hospital. Both casts were removed and she is now able to walk. Daughter Is Born. BRITT--A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Hall Wednesday. Mrs. Hall and baby are being cared for at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Smith. Goes to Rochester. BRITT -- Miss Naomi Zuehl. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Zuehl. has gone to Rochester. Minn., where she will enter a school of nursing. Taken to Hospital. PLYMOUTH--The little child of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Stangler was taken to a hospital in Mason City Friday, suffering from pneumonia. Ill With Scarlet Fever. SEXTON -- William Greene is ill with scarlet fever this week. Will Sell Historic Farm. RICEVILLE--Theodore Heller _is planning: a farm sale and is retiring from farm work to live in Charles city. The Heller farm, 3% miles southeast of Riceville, has been in the family since early pioneer days. Theodore's father, Casper Heller, settled on this farm in early days and Theodore took it over on his father's death and has spent his life on this farm. AH in Family III. GLENVILLE, Minn.--The Cunningham family was released from scarlet fever quarantine. Every member of the family had the disease. Return From De* Moines. BRITT--V. D. Koons returned Wednesday from a business trip to Des Moines. School Closed Indefinitely. HANSELL--All roads and highways were blocked leading in and out of Hansell, closing school indefinitely. A crew of 30 men worked opening roads. Given Farewell Party. HUTCHINS--Members from the A R. Wachholz Lutheran church congregation of Britt who live in this community turned out with team and sled and some few of the young men walked to Britt Thursday to be in attendance at a fare- we'll service at the church. The Rev. and Mrs. Wachholz and three children are moving to St. Paul, where he has accepted a call. Visitors From St. Paul. GRAFTON--Mr. and Mrs-. Julius Brogmus and children and Art Wagner of St. Paul are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Harry Christians and relatives. Birthday Is Celebrated. PLYMOUTH--Mrs. Mary Pryor, a pioneer of this community, celebrated her birthday anniversary at her home with neighbors and friends. Has 78th Birthday. CLARKSVILLE--August Busching, retired farmer, suffered a severe stroke Thursday and is in a serious condition. Hi.s seventy- eighth birthday anniversary was Released From Quarantine. PLYMOUTH -- The Lawrence Glassel home, 3',J miles northeast of Plymouth, has been released from scarlet fever quarantine and the family is again at home. The father and daughter were isolated for the quarantine period. Is Seriously III. CLARKSVILLE -- Richard Merrill, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Merrill, is still seriously ill of pneumonia. The father is station agent for the C. R. I. and P. Go to Convention. ST. ANSGAR--Wilmer Rosil and Arnold Wold attended the hardware convention in Des Moines. Andrew Wold is in charge of the hardware store during their absence. Traffic Is Resumed. AREDALE--The drifting snow of Thursday night shut off the roads in this vicinity. Friday there were no mail or freight trains. At night the snow plow went through and Saturday there was mail delivery again. Go to Waterloo. HANSELL--Mr. and Mrs, E. W. Shaw, Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Hannah, Miss Lenora Seaback, Miss Margaret Bremner, Raymond Satre, Fred Van Koten and the Rev. Mr. Holtry motored to Waterloo on business. Card Party Held- SPILLVILLE--The high school students enjoyed a card party at the school. Robert Kubish won first prize in 500. From Valley .Junction. HANLONTOWN -- Miss Pal ma Grove arrived here Wednesday evening ·from Valley Junctioa for a two weeks' enforced vacation, due to illness In the Valley Junction school, as well as coal shortage. School was not in session Friday here due to drifting and severe cold. 8 Aiding Carrier. SWEA CITY--Eight men are employed by the rural route carrier R. E. Berg, to cover the mail routes on foot. Mr. Berg takes the carriers out as far as the roads are open and returns to starting places to bring them back to town. Mr. Berg has a 67 mile route and the entire route is covered daily. Boys Build Shelters. NEW HAMPTON--Twer.ty boys including eighth grade pupils who were writing county examinations here Friday and members of the New Hampton high school agricul ture class, promised M. M. Thurow at a meeting here Friday evening that they would build shelters. The boys told Thurow that they were feeding 500 pheasants at their Iowa Heroine Births Are Reported. GARNER -- Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Byers are parents of a 7 J i Dound daughter, born Friday, Feb. 4, at Mercy hospital. Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Evenson of Thompson are parents of a son, born Saturday, Feb. 15, in the home of tfrs. Evensongs sister, Mrs. Otto ass, in Garner. The Evensons have me other child, a daughter. Taken to Iowa City. CHAPIN--Mrs. William Bird was aken to Uie University hospital at Iowa City Saturday where she will undergo a major operation. Delegates Are Named. GARNER--Members of the Amer- can Legion auxiliary met Friday at the home of Mrs. Mary Keith, delegates were named to attend the secretaries' and presidents' slate convention at Des Moines, Feb. 24. Mrs. Mary Keith and Mrs. C. L. Itrate are the delegates. Is Home Recuperating. COULTER--Simon Jensen, em- jloye in the bridge gang for the 5reat Western railroad at Council Bluffs, is home on an enforced vacation, on account of illness. Father is Dead. HANSELI Mrs. Gayle Woodlcy received word of the sudden death of her father of Fort Pierre, S. Dak. His name was Henry Shapp. He spent last winter at her home. Visiting Two Weeks. P O P E JOY--Byrd Noll on is spending two weeks with Mr. and Mrs. Percy Hagcnson and family at Thompson. Home From Wartbiirg. GRAFTON--Harry Rappnth, who is attending Wartburg college at Waverly, came home Saturday for a visit. Is in Critical Condition. CRESCO--Since the recent blizzard, word reached Cresco of the serious accident to Arthur H. Rucker, at his poultry farm 2\« miles south of Cresco. He. suffered a broken arm and severe bruises about his head as a result of a fall from the loft of his barn while getting down feed. He is still in a critical condition. Are Parents of Snn. ST. ANSGAR--Mr. and Mrs. Cy Fischer are parents of a boy born Tuesday morning. Will Return Home Soon. COULTER--Mrs. Roy E. Juhl who was taken to the Lutheran hospital at Hampton 2 weeks ago, having developed a serious case of erysipelas, is now convalescing and will soon be able to return to her home here. Hundreds of friends are suggesting a v.'arnrglc medal for Clara Kathleen Van Horn (above), 11, at While Cottage, Iowa, who risked death in throwing herself in front of a sled carrying two boys down a hill toward an approaching r:\ilroad train. (Central 1'rnss Photo) Mabel Elthon Starts Trip to Missionary Duties inNicaragua FERTILE--Miss Mabel I. Elthon left Mason City for California where she expects to sail on the S. S. Condor Feb. 23 for her adopted land in Nicaraugua, Central America, where she expects to serve another term in her missionary work. Her first year on the field after returning, she will be located in the capital city, Managua, and will fill the place of superintendent of the work there under the supervision of the Central American Missionary board. Supt. W. F. Aberle will return to the states for a year's furlough, after the first year on the field. Miss Elthon will go back to the aristocratic city of Granada which has been her home and field of labor for several years. Miss Elthon was detained about five days in starting nn her trip on account of the storms. BATTLE TO GET GROCERIES TOLD Stalled Truck, Work of 30 Shovelers, Snowplow, Mishap Included. CRYSTAL LAKE--Two trucks of Cliff Stewart started out for Mason City Thursday to get coal for several families and groceries for the L. A. Nelson store. One truck, driven by George Helm, which had the coal, finally reached home about 8 o'clock with much difficulty and driving in super low. The other truck driven by Mr. Stewart, accompanied by M. P. Scanlon and Nub Nelson, was delayed in Mason City, getting its load which consisted of SO sacks ol flour and other groceries about five miles from Crystal Lake on the east road when the driver had to seek shcTler at the John Laworki home Mr. Stewart walked about two miles to the nearest telephone to let the families know of his wherebouts and called on the operators of the now plow for help which was then bout midnight. The driver of the plow was un- ble to see because of the blowing now and had to turn hack about lies out of town. Again they ricd it about 7 o'clock Friday morn, ng and still were unable to go unti he wind subsided. At 11 o'clock ,bout 30 volunteer shovclcrs and now plow went out and finall; cached the stalled truck, which wa. y that time almost buried in th now. At 4 o'clock the truck startec is way home and had only gone ibout two miles when an axle broke "he snow plow with its power was he only thing that could tow it in The shovclers came in hungry an ilmost frozen. Saturday morning he coal was distributed to the fam lies in need of in lots about 50' rounds. Harrold Hawn, the Riteway oper ator, also went to Mason City Thurs day after supplies and got stalle about five miles north of Garner an Saturday morning had not yet ar ived home as the Garner-Fores Mrs. Christcnsen, 8G, Buried. NEW HAMPTON--Funeral ser vices were planned for Monday af ternoon for Mrs. Jane Gertrud Christensen, 86, who died Friday a her farm home near here. The Rev H. M. Finstadt, pastor of the Cran Creek Lutheran church, officiating City pavement was still closed. N school was planned for the week o Feb. 17. Is Candidate Harold Davidson of Clarinda is a candidate for the republican nomination for attorney jri-m-ml. FALL IS FATAL TO ROCKFORDWOMAN Pneumonia After Exposure Also Cause of Death of Mrs. Brittan. ROCKFORD--Mrs. S. P. Brittan, 59, died at her home here Friday morning. Mrs. Brittan had received an injury to her head while she was outside doing her evening chores, Feb. 9. She fell, striking her head, causing a concussion of the brain and unconsciousness. She was at her home alone at the time and had remained in this condition until her husband, returning from town, found her. Pneumonia resulted from the exposure and caused her dcaUi. The funeral was held at the Mun- showcr funeral parlors Sunday afternoon, the Rev. C. G. Fort, pastor f the Methodist church in charge nd burial in Riverside cemetery. Irs. Brittan is survived by her hus- and. Can Walk on Tops of Closely Packed Drift HUTCHINS--There was no traffic through until after 5 o'clock Friday when the snow plow cleared No. 18 going west. An hour later the engine with the snowplow cleared the M. C. and S. P. Those using team and sled can go right over the close packed drifts. Brogmus, 86, Dies at St. Ansgar, 5 Sons and a Daughter Left ST. ANSGAR--Asmus Brogmus, 86, died at his home here Thursday morning. Had he lived until Friday he would have been 87 years old. About four years ago he had a serious operation. He was in poor health most of the fall and winter. He was secretary of the German Farmers' Mutual Insurance association for a number 0[ years His wife preceded him in death in ]H33. Mr. Brogmu.- is survived by five sons. George and William of St. Ansgar, Robert of Red Oak, Julius of St. Paul, Minn.. Walter of Hutchinson, Minn., and one daughter, Lydia, at home. On account of weather conditions funeral arrangements are not definite, but the funeral may be held Tuesday. Fires Extinguished at Stacyville; Damage Small STACYVILLE--Fire which started from a pile of dry kindling wooc which had been put in an oven to dry and later set away in a closet at the George Penney home was extinguished. Only the woodbox anc closet curtain were damaged. At the H. H. Stehn home a blaze smoked up the upstairs and burned a hole in a rug. A burning chimney at the A. J Green residence was discoverec Saturday and stopped before serf ous damage was done. Fire Chie John Simon is advocating a dear ance of streets for firemen in cas of more serious fires. nventor of Thresher Self Feeder Is Dead; Rites Held at Garner GARNER--Funeral services for ,ouis Quintus, 71, resident of Han- oclc county for 54 years, were held iunday afternoon at the United 'resbyterian church in charge of he Rev. J. B. Pollock and the Odd Fellows lodge. Born April 20, 1864, t Freeport. 111., he came to Garner at 17 with his four brothers and ister. Returning to Freeport he was narricd to Miss Belle Mallory, on Vov. 25, 1892. During the time he was at Freeport he invented the first self feeder or a threshing machine which was adopted all over the country. He ivas assisted in the invention by his Brothers. Returning to Garner in 1892 he settled on a farm where he lived until coming to Garner six years ago. For ;he past 4 years he had been sex- ion at Concord cemetery. He had :een in failing health for the past three months and the cause of his death was heart trouble and complications. He died at his home in South Garner Friday. Surviving are his widow, two sons, Ralph E. living in Garner, and Harold who lives on the home farm. Three brothers, Paul and Charles of Garner and William of Freeport, 111., and sisters Mrs. Kate Smith of Freeport 111., and Mrs. John Ford of Garner and two grandchildren survive. Interment was at Concord cemetery. Correct this sentence: "I'm sorry, honey," said daughter, "but I can't go to a dance while I have this bad cold."--Lincoln Star. fat. 1D3B. S. J. Remoldi Tob«cct CotnpBnj, Wlastoa.Sdra. N. C. Smoking Camel Cigarettes Aids in Assuring Natural Digestive Action 'Hurry--hurry--hurry" seems to be the order of the day. People get caught in the lockstep of modern life. Tension finds the weak spot, so often--digestion. It has been shown that smoking Camels improves digestion ... -wards off the consequences of hurried, nervous living. Camels stimulate digestive action. They promote the feeling of well-being and good cheer so necessary to the proper assimilation of food. Camels set you right! And, in smoking Camels for digestion's sake, you may eater a whole new world of smoking pleasure. So turn to Camels. Expect an enticing mildness. Enjoy the appealing flavor of costlier tobaccos! They never tire your taste! WATCH YOUR STEP -a scene in which we ail are actors. The rush tells on even the strongest. It's comforting to know that smok- ingCamels promotes healthy digestion . . . gently stimulates the natural processes. F. B. F O W L E R oa Star Route 1392, Maine, says: "It's eat-and-run with me, but I always top off with Camels. They are good for digestion." t . HERE DELICIOUS FOODS TEMPT APPETITE--the famous tiold Coast Dining Room (aboi'e) at the Drake Hotel in Chicago. And here the fragrant, delicate smoke of Camels, rises while Erik, famous mailrc d'bolcl, watches alertly over all to see that no wish goes unsatisfied. ''So many bf our guests smoke Camels," Erik says, "fot they have found! that choice tobaccos add to the pleasure of the meal. CamcJ.s are tremendously popular--a leading favorite here." as.'Vtev.^ , X33A H A R D H I T T E R . Jane Sharp, tennis champion, says: "Smoking Camels helps me to digest my meal. Camels taste grand!" 1 1 ^ ; i i u i I Sunday T U N E I N ! 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