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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 11, 1931
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18 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 11 1931 IOWA ROAD CONSTRUCTION WORK STARTS AT HIGH POINT WARM WEATHER BOOSTS TOTAL Federal Aid Accounts for Largest Portion of Highway Funds. DBS MOINES, . Feb. 11. /P-Construction work on Iowa primary roads started !n 1931 at a high point because of warm weather State Auditor J. W. Long reporter today. His listed expenditures of $1,518,531.50 for January in the primary road fund and the bond fund with all but $263,919.41 going for building highways. The remainder went for maintenance. Disbursements Itemized. The disbursements were itemize' as follows: Excavation, $369,092.16 graveling $41,518.83; paving $363,269.92; tiling $1,559.34; guard rail 530,833.05; railroad crossings $38,728.91; material $300; right of way 5152,266.55; bridges 5185,418.10; engineering $58,854.14; refunds $13,571.09. The largest portion of the receipts 51,056,312.93, was obtained from federal aid. Motor license feeds totaled 5104,666.28; gas-tax $175,000; miscellaneous $2,136.76; -refunds 5103,449.08. Balance Is Large. Of the expenditures; $474,823.79 tras taken from the road bond fund, In which disbursements reached a total of 591,813,219.98. A balance of 51,375,510.84 remained Jan. 1. _ Dallas county was the scene of the greatest primary road activity in January vriti expenditures totaling 5110,759.88. Of this amount, 557,040.19 was for paving. School Bonds Passed. WOODBEVE, Feb. 11. UP)--Bonds of S75.000 -were voted for the construction of a new school building. LEGAL HARVEST Mrs. Cyrus H. McCormlcIt, Jr., Chicago (upper), is suing to divorce her husband (lower), vice president of tho International Harvester company, on the grounds of physical cruelty. AlcCormlck is on his way to Europe, and It is said that he will not contest the case. Gllchrlstg Leap From Car. AMES, Feb. 11. (/P)--Congressman-elect F. C. Gilchrist and Mrs. i:christ, of Laurens, escaped iri- ry by jumping from their automobile when a freight train hit the machine at a crossing in the city imits here. HOVE RITES TO BE ON THURSDAY Resident of North wood Is Survived by Husband, · Six Children. NORTHWOOD, Feb. 11.--Funeral rites for Mrs. Lewis J. Hove, 61, will be held here Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the home and at 1:30 o'clock at the Northwood Norwegian Lutheran church, the Rev. J. W. Ylvisakor, pastor of the church, in charge. Mrs. Hove died at her home here Sunday afternoon .Rfter n lingering illness of several months from cancer. She is survived by hn- husbiuid and six children, Thcimns, Collusion, Alberta, Canudn; Reiibon, St. I'rtul; Mrs. E. Benson, Chicago; Julius mut Abel, Austin, 'Minn,, anil Cecelia. !\ senior In Hie Not tluvood high s;Judl, A sister, four tvotheva ami torn 1 grandchildren, Mrs. Hove was born Oct. 2T, lSSt, in Bristol township. Worth county. She was married April 24. 1SP2, to Lewis J. Hove. The two lived ou a farm in Worth county xmtll ISPS when they moved to Fergus Falls Minn., later moving to Robinson, N Dak., where they took a homestead In 1911 they returned to .Worth county and lived on a farm \intl 1019 when they moved'to their home In town. HERE AND THERE * * · * , i « » * * * * * * * * « * , * Miscellaneous Items From 100 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Became Member of Cabinet. MT. PLEASANT, Feb: 11.--The observance of the birthday of Abraham Lincoln is of special interest to Iowa Wesleyan college here for several reasons, chief of which is that he chose Wesleyan's sixth president, James E. H a r l a n , - t o his cabinet, while Robert, the'son of the mar- .yred president, chose an Iowa Wes- eyan co-ed to be his bride. WHV 1111, RANGE RADIO giver TOIJL VALUE with Lasting Satisfaction THE L O W B O Y -- 9-tnbe, ·crcen-grid snper-heterodyne. Fitted with local-distant switch. Brown walnnt cabinet, satin finish. Early American design. 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AREDALE -- Wilbert Zimmerman l Grant Ayera, Paul Ayers, Ed Tindall and Wilbert Tindall drove to DCS Moines Monday on a business trip. Entertain Club Members. CALMAR -- Mrs. Theodore Johnson entertained members of the bridge club at her home Monday ev en ing. Spends Wcek-Eittl. OTRANTO-- Hclenc Putrmm of Cedar Falls spent the week-end here. Wmtillng Anniversary Honored. ORKKNK-- The Sunday school bu.'iiit of tlio Methodist church met at Ilia hiMna o( Mr. and Mrs. Snm \UUiilnirt.* Monday evening:. Mr. !iivl Mr*, ICImeir MoUnltaits of Rl uuiva, ,Mlmi.. \vort ;Uso gitQHla. 'I'li KvvniiUm \vi\s th? \viviMluj; 'nnnivor- awy cxf Mr, am) Mrs, S. McKobartB. 1* KT»MII liwhpstor, KLOYCv-- AUas Ruth Kkhe of Rochester, Mlmi., i-siwi Mi\mlay, evening to visit ht*r slstor, Mi's. Dave Roberta. Mrs, Hoifiinii Is Hostess. PLYMOUTH-- Mrs. J. K. Hodaon waa hostess Wednesday to tho Farmers Wives and Daughters club. There was a good attendance and a good program given. Goes to Hospital. CLARKSVILLE -- J. V. Vftnslyke went to Mercy hospital, Waverly, for medical treatment. Bridge Club Entertained. ROCKFORD -- Tho Junior bridge club met with Mr. and Mrs. Burr Mitchell Monday night. High score was won by William Butts and Mrs. Wallace Berry. Sells Grocery St'orc. EAGLE GROVE -- B. H. Moore, as assigne, sold the stock and fixtures of the grocery store in the Paine jlock, formerly owned by John Sampson, to J. N. Brattebo of Ellsworth, who took poss^s^'rn Monday. TO AID BROTHERS Return to Chicago. CALMAR -- Joseph Rosicky of Chicago and Joseph Franck of Scero, HI., visited Mr. Roslcky's )rother-in-law, Jake Beevar, and amily. They returned to their lomes Monday morning, accompanied by Mr. Beevar who will ipend a few days visiting in Chicago. Visits at Aredale. AREDALE-- Miss Dora Wiicott of Cedar Falls spent Saturday and Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Ufford. Will Entertain Society. SWALEDALE-- Mrs. W. Hunt and Mrs. C. Ulm will entertain the M. E. Ladies' Aid Thursday. Superintendent Resumes Work. SWALEDALE -- Supt. Clarence Belchner is in the school work again after services for his wife at layette. He makes his home with Mr. and Mrs. J. Williamsen. Opens Blacksmith Shop. FLOYD-- Will Chestnut resigned lis position at the Centra] garage and is opening a blacksmith shop .n Floyd. Mrs. Ehlers Entertains. PLYMOUTH-- Mrs. H. 3. Ehlers entertained the follow-up meeting of Lincoln township Wednesday on nutrition and serving. Mrs. Charles Fromm was lesson leader. P. E. O. Entertained. ROCKFORD-- Mrs. Anna Wyatt was hostess to chapter ED, P. E. O., at her home Monday afternoon. The progrtim was in charge of Mrs. Elsie Trigg who read a paper on cartoonists. Keturn to CliirUsvillc. CLARKSVILLE-- Mr. nnd Mrs. Roland Miller returned from a three months' visit with relatives in Minot, N. Dak. Mitchell P. T. A. to Meet. MITCHELL -- The regular monthly meeting of the Parent Teachers association will he held Tuesday night, Feb. 17. A "Founders Day" program is being prepared by the committee in charge. The debate at the last meeting on "Should a high school education be compulsory," was well attended. The judges' decision- was in favor of the negative. Given Farewell Party. LATIMER -- A farewell surprise was held for Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schrender and family Monday evening at their home west of town. Mr. and Mrs. Schrender and family will soon move from Latimer. David Steenhard and family will move into the Schrender residence. Circle Will Meet. CARPENTER -- The sewing circle meets Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Charles Sefert. Bridge Club Meets. ALLISON-- Mrs. E. C. Kepler and Mrs. H. W. Burman entertained the bridge club at Mrs. Kepler's home Monday evening. High honors were awarded to Mrs. George L. Arnold and Dr. R. McWhirtcr. Home to Recuperate. GARNER-- Miss Verna Carotb- ers, who. is taking nurses training at Mercy hospital, Mason City, came home today. Miss Carothers has been ill the past two weeks. I^ave for Rochester. CHAPIN -- Mr. and Mrs. Garficld Crawford left Monday for Rochester, Minn., where Mrs. Crawford will submit to an operation. Entertained at Britt. CRYSTAL LAKE-- The following from out of town visited the A. O. Sonerholm home Sunday. Pete Christenson of Barnesville, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Will Anderson of Garner; Mrs. Jack and Miss Kate Jack of Chicago and Mr. and Mrs. Pete Frandson of Britt. Entertains Faculty. FLOYD-- Mrs. A. E. Laun entertained several members of the Floyd faculty at her home Monday evening, Una Twcedle, 21-ycar-oid night club entertainer, above, is a witness for the defense In the trial of t«o V. Brothers, alleged slayer of Alfred (Jake) Ungle. YOUR IOWA One Interesting Fact Every Day About the State You Are Proud to Call Your Own! The total value of Iowa's farm implements and machinery is $227,282,362, giving Iowa first place in the -union in owning this kind of property. \ Teacher Is Improving. CARPENTER--Miss Nora Gorden, rural school teacher, who has been ill for some time, is improving. Guests at Latuner. LATIMER--Mr. and Mrs. George Waldron, Davenport, with their daughter and husband, Dr- and Mrs. Benson of Iowa Falls, visited Mr. and Mrs. A. Hanson. Board Holds Meeting. ALLISON--Regular meeting of the county board of education was held in County Supt. Hazel M. Black's office, on Monday evening, with Mrs. Henry Brown, Dumont; Mrs. George Faint, Austinville; Mrs. W. S. Mead, Parkersburg; Mrs. Ethel Chestnut, Clarksville; G. H. Ellis, Greene; Chairman Hazel M. Black, and Secretary Miss Hazel Livingston, present. Return From Spokane. LAKOTA--Mrs. H. A. Moe and children, Eleanor and John, have returned home from Spokane, Wash., where they have been since the latter part of November, caring for Mrs. Moe's sister who has been ill. Teacher Hiis Scarlet Fever. GARNER--Miss Lenora Bennett is under quarantine at her home for scarlet fever. Miss Bennett has been teaching ia the schools of Hull since last September. Go to Iowa Falls. CRYSTAL LAKE--Mr. and'Mrs. James Slattenow and Anton Slat- tenow and daughters, Opal and Henrietta, spent Sunday visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Diebler at Iowa Falls. Flames Destroy Car. KENSETT--A 1929 model Whippet sedan, driven by Mrs. Joseph Bosch was destroyed by fir near Mason City. A short circuit in the wiring system is believed to have been the origin of the flames. No insurance was carried on. the car. Is From Albert Lea. OTRANTO--Irene Jensen, nurse at Albert Lea, Minn., visited Sunday with home folks. Community Club Meets. GORDONSVILLE, . Minn. -- The North community club held the monthly meeting. A good program wa given to an unusually large crowd. Society Will Meet. P L Y M O U T H--The Febmary meeting of the woman's missionary society of the Methodist church will be Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Oswald Strand. Move to Farm. CLARKSVILLE--Mr. and Mrs. Earl Whittaker moved to the farm of his mother, Mrs. Hester Whittaker, at Shady Dell, vacated by the George Mennlnga family. Leaves for Illinois. MITCHELL--Mrs. Charles Indra returned to her home at Lena, 111., after having spent a week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs, J. H. Bamford. Comes From Chicago. AREDALE--Lyle Leese of Chicago came Sunday and will spend a few weeks with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Leese. Are Guests at Swaledale. SWALEDALE--Mr. arid Mrs. Theodore Long ,and children of Frost, Minn., visited at the Harm Peters and Will Kruggel homes over the week-end. , Is Guest at Grlnnell. AREDALE--Mrs. Fred Wilke went to Grlnnell where she is visiting at the home of her son, Charles Wilke. Returns to liudd. RUDD--Frank Wagner returned from Illinois where he went to see his brother, who later died. Home From Hospital. OTRANTO--Henry Glassel is home from the Mercy-hospital at Mason City and is recovering from his recent operation. Entertained at Greene. GREENE--Mr. and Mrs. Pierce Cole, Faribault, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Schwertley, Traer, were guests of the Robert Cole family this week. Pierce Cole, Robert's father, remained for a longer visit. Airs. Buchanan Entertains. GORDONSVILLE, Minn.--The W. F. M. S. was entertained by Mrs. H. R. Buchanan. Are III at Plymouth. PLYMOUTH--Mrs. V. J.'Ward is quite ill, threatened with pneumonia. Her daughter, Mrs. Ed Trettip, is ill with pneumonia. Goes to Waterloo. CLARKSVILLE--M r s. Isabelle Connolly was called to Waterloo by the illness of · her daughter, Mrs. Buren Calease, who had an attack of heart disease. v Visited for Week. O R C H A R D--M r. a n d M r s . Charles Clark and son, Richard, from Mason City returned home Tuesday after spending a week visiting Mr. and Mrs. James W. Clark and Mr. nnd Mrs. Earl Cole. Is 111 at CARPENTER--Mrs. Christina Hanson, who suffered a stroke a week ago at the home of her mother, Mrs. -Mary Anderson, is still quite ill. Her daughter, Viola Sever- sori of Minneapolis, is caring fvr her. Sh.lp 57 Carloads. LATIMER--W. R. Potter, local stock buyer, has shipped to Mason City and Chicago markets within the past four weeks -57 carloads of stock. Visit at Esthervillc. GOLDFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fannell and son spent Sunday and Monday with relatives and friends at their former home at Estherville. · 200 Write Tests. A L L I S O N--About 200 rural eighth grade pupils wrote examinations for admission to high school. Present for Marriage. BANCROFT--Edward Schiltz of Alton, Gertrude .Schiltz and Mrs. Olinger of Emery, S. Dak., and Mrs. Charles Foth of Ashton arrived Monday to be present at the marriage of their sister, Mildred, which took place Tuesday morning. Come From Illinois. CHAPIN--Mr. and Mrs. Asa Mordick and baby of Milligeville, HI., arrived here the last of the week and are now settled in the Stevens residence recently vacated by the Floyd Abrams family. The Mordick family resided in this community before moving to Illinois. Attend Anfinson Rites. HANLONTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Kaasa, Mr. and Mrs. John Lee, son Raymond, M. C. Monson, sister Carrie, Mrs. Anna Sagen, John and Clarence Hendrickson anj Mrg. Helen Helland attended', the rites for Mrs. Louise Anfinson, 85, at Buffalo Center Tuesday. Are From DCS Moines. HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. John Hughes Jr., of Dea Moines arrived and are guests at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. John Hughes Sr., for an Indefinite time. Leaves After Visit. THOMPSON--Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Mellon, Freeport, 111., who has .been Visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stenberg left .Monday. Valentine Party Given. THOMPSON -- The Thompson Study club met at the home of Miss Edith Ellickson. A valentine party was the feature of the evening. Principal Is III. WHITTEMORE -- Miss Lorraine Botsford, principal of the public high school has returned from her home in Britt and is again a patient in the hospital with an attack of rheumatism. Carriers Leave Earlier. ARMSTRONG--Rural c a r r i e r s out of Armstrong are leaving the postoffice at 8:30 o'clock- in the mornWj instead of 10. The new schedule went into effect this week. This was brought about by the earlier arrival of the mail from the west. Are Guests at Klcmnie. KLEMME-jMr. and Mrs. Russell Baire and son Robert of DCS Moines are spending a few days at the George Stokesbary home. Ixig Is Injured. STILSON--Emery Long's leg was was injured, by a log rolling on it. He was just able to be out agan, and then his foot was crushed. Daughter Is Born. ' HANLONTOWN--Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Payne are the parents of a 10 pound girl. Bishop Berry, Former lowan, Dies in South CEDAR RAPIDS, Feb. 11. UrV- Bishop Joseph Berry, retired, died at his home in Winter Park, Fla., according to a message received today by his niece, Mrs. George L. Lee. Bishop Berry was for many years a prominent figure in the Methodist church. He. received his degree doctor of law at Cornell college in 1804. Smartest and sheerest of COTTON FABRICS Chiffon CXQUISITE can't begin to de- scribe this captivating featherweight fabric. The designs are so different. The colorings are so harmoniously blended. And the range of effects is so wide. You'll find gay florals, smaller all-over designs, novel eyelet em- broi^ery effects . . . for town, business, and evening wear. Plume Chiffon is perfectly washable, guaranteed absolutely fast, jp fn. ivide. e tfc/1 69c yd. PIvtrtt Chiffon Joipit an prolettet h rtfmelitm in U. S. Palml Offer These chiffons are desirable for parties, dances, and Sunday N i g h t Dresses that we recommend y o u r early selection. KaiDotheBest . -£1 u: READ THE G.-G. 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