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Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, February 27, 1954
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Discuss School Reorganization at Nora Springs Firemen May ' ]nHB3 P r - Cushman *He re on d There- m^Ofmm sn^ 0 ,c *~miramm Feb. 27, 1954 S ·lason City C)obe-G»i«lle, M»i»n CHj. Firemen May Form Howard County Unit CRESCO-A meeting for those interested'in the possibilities of organizing a Howard County firemen's association has been announced by Fire Chief Henry Burgess for March 8. The meeting is co-sponsored by the Cresco fire dcpnrtmenf ami the engineering extension service of Iowa Stale College. Burgess said a county firemen's association would allow towns throughout Howard County to assist each other in the fire fighting and fire prevention. M a n y Iowa counties now have active county firemen's associations, Burgess said. Divorces Granted to Two at Garner G A R N E R -- Two divorces were granted in the Hancock County district court by Judge Tom Boynton of Forest City. .Vern Alger was given a divorce from Irene Alger. The couple was married at Nashua Nov. 2, 1940, and has one son Gaylord Verle Alger. The court approved a stipulated property settlement. Alger alleged cruel and inhuman treatment in his petition. Vivilore Olson was granted a divorce from Olaf Olson on the grounds of cruel and i n h u m a n treatment. The couple was m a r - ried at Garner June 17, 1929. There arc no minor children. New Firm to Sell Liquid Fertilizer G R E E N E -- A new company has been organized in Greene by Harold Barnclt and W. C. Ncwberu and will be known as the B and B F a r m Service which will handle and sell anhydrous ammonia and nitrogen fertilizer which is the liquid form. They will operate the applicator and service trucks. Divorce Granted to Nora Springs Clerk CHARLES CITY -- Judge T. A. Beardmore in district court granted a divorce to Florence M. Perc3 f , 50, clerk at Nora Springs, from Frank M. Percy, 53, mason, of Mason City, on cruel and i n h u m a n treatment charges. They were married Aug. 15, 1923, in Mason City. They had no minor children, so no alimony or property settlement was asked. ,GI DISCHARGED STACYVILLE -- Cpl. William E. Halbach has returned home with his honorable discharge from the Marines. He spent the past five months in Japan. He has been at the parental Ernie Halbach home at Stacyville. E N J O Y S F U R L O U G H C A L M A R -- P f c . Howard Molten arrived home from Fort Bliss, Tex., to spend a three weeks' furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Holten and family. He will leave on March 17 for Camp Kil mer, N. J., for oversea duty. DR. M. L. CUSHMAN Farm Home Near Meservey Burns MESERVEY -- Fire completely destroyed the f n r m home occupied by the Clans Hayungs family who were away from home at the time. The fire was discovered by a passerby who turned in the alarm. Fire trucks from Meservey and Thornton fought the flames. They thought it wa's completely out, but it burst into new flames about an hour later and got out of control. No estimate was made of the damage. Fenton Co-Op to Build Elevator FENTON--At a special meeting of the Fenton Co-Operative Elevator Co. held at the Community Center, the stockholders voted in favor of construction of a 150,000- bushel concrete elevator. The vote carried 67 to 17 in favor of construction. Riceville Attempts to Retain Hospital RICEyiLLE--A petition is being circulated in the community asking the Stale Board of Health to permit the Riceville Hospital to continue operation. The board recently refused to renew the license of the hospital unless certain requirements were met. It is stated in the petition that closing the hos pital would be a grave disservice to the town and surrounding area. Officers Elected by Forest City Jaycees FOREST CITY -- Myrle Jefson, manager of the Forest City Motor Company, f a r m equipment department, was elected president of the newly organized Junior .Chamber. Jim Liverca and Wally Felland were elected vice presidents; Bruce Turvold, secretary; Arden Lyng, treasurer; Tom Otis, Russell Wilson, Phil Hansen and Bob Johnston directors. ATTEND FUNERAL FOREST CITY -- Mrs. Norval Hendrickson and son Sam went to Evansvilic, Wis., called by the death of the former's cousin, Miss Nellie M. Peach, held Tuesday. Services were Dr. Cushman to Give Talk Consider Problems of Classroom Space NORA" SPRINGS -- Dr. M. L. Cushman, president of the depart- mcnt.of rural education of the National Education Association, will dilcuss school reorganization in the high school auditorium, Wednesday, March 3, at 8 p.m. Nora Springs js considering problems of reorganization and the address of Dr. Cushman is designed .0 show trends toward reorganiza- Lion and the advantages of enlarging the school district by merger. Dr. Cushman will also discuss how to solve the classroom space problem, bring about improvement !n the curriculum and lessen the .ax burden by providing more efficient operation and broadening the lax base. Dr. Cushman received his Bachelor of Art degree from Western Michigan College in 1932. During the next nine years he t a u g h t social studies and was superintendent from 1935 to 1941. In 1937 he obtained his master's degree from the University of Michigan. He attended Cornell University in New York in 1942 as reserve assistant in rural education. Joining the staff of Iowa State College in 1945, he directs the work in rural education, specializing in problems of school administration, finance and school district reorganization. He has written a number of articles in this important field, and has been a consultant to many school district reorganization conferences in the Midwest. s o l d h e r residence Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Money Donated for Samaritan Home at Cresco CRESCO--It has been announced that $2,279 has been raised for the Good Samaritan Home at Cresco, through a drive which ended recently. This amount includes gifts of the Immanuel Lutheran Congregation and outside sources. The drive was conducted by members of the I m m a n u e l Lutheran congregation, the Rev. Robert R. Ahrens pastor. The money will be used for re modeling and adding new equip ment, which is badly needed at the home. These include an elevator Trigg has property to I. Moore, possession to be given n or before May 1. FENTON--Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Merson of Portland, Ore., are vis- ting their daughter, Mrs. Arnold lanlehnan, and family. R.OCKWELI--Mr. and Mrs. Milo Jrckke of Minneapolis visited with lis mother, Mrs. Nora Brekkc, and lis brother's family, the G. L. Brakkes. FENTON -- Vic Kremeier of ^ n i d , Okla., and Bill Stoeber, both employed in Wichita, Kan., visited n the Oliver Stoeber home at Fenon. LYLE, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Truckenmiller and son Charles, 3, moved onto their farm 2 miles north of Lyle. Mr. Truckenmilicr purchased the f a r m in 1952. BRISTOW -- About GO l o c a l B o y icouts attended the blue and gold 44th anniversary banquet at the ·cgion hall. Mrs. Harold Sherman aked and presented the birthday cake. KIESTER, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. Irvin S. Tryttcn are the parents of a son born Feb. 20 at the Mnnicipa] lospital in Wells. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Charlson }f Lake Mills, Iowa, and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. Trytten ni Kiester. GRAFTON -- Mrs. Joe Fergen, daughter Mary Jo and son Jerry of arkslon, S.D., were recent guests n the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Kulik. KIESTER, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. John Mikkalson, Bricelyn, were honored on their 25th wedding an niversary when their children Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Soma, Beth anci Bradley, Cpl. and Mrs. John Mik- calson Jr., Dale and Connie Mik calson, held open house for them a their home. GRAFTON -- and finishing the kitchen, which is r c m o d e l e c not completed Many other items will be added as the money becomes available. The Rev. J. E. Borgcn is chair man of the board, and T. M. Vagts is treasurer of the board at Cresco Mr. and Mrs. Henry Timmcrman are managing the home. GOT A HEAD FOR FIGURES? Whether you have or Haven't, the chance* are thai when Income Tax time rolls around each year you need proper records of your spending on hand. With a Checking Account here at THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF MASON CITY you'll have an accurate record. You'll know where each dollar went, and you'll be able to budget better next year. Open your account now! NO MINIMUM-- ONLY A SMALL SERVICE CHARGE FIRST NATIONAL BANK MASON Cirf.lOWA ", FOUNDCD ** fQ 69 I | A GOOD BANK TO TIE lL CORPORATION New Vicar for Decorah Church DECORAH -- T h e Rev. Paul A. Cfark of Pine Ridge, S. D., has accepted a call to serve as vicar of the Grace Episcopal Church in Decorah. He will also serve con gregations a t Clermont a n d Cresco. Vicar Clark and his family wili arrive in Decorah early in May to take up residence at the River Street rectory, which is being com pletely painted and refurnished before his arrival, according to Bil Lockard, newly elected chairmar of the bishop's committee for the Grace Episcopal Church. The new vicar succeeds the Rev E. C. Bowyer, who accepted a cal to the Church of Ascension at St Paul, Minn., last June. A semi nary student, Tom Hulme, had supplied for the s u m m e r months Mr. Clark is married and has two sons. Leaves Navy for Laboratories Job ROCKWELL--Lt. Comdr. Robcr M. Petitt in the office of super vising inspector of naval matcria at New York, is to be released from the service April 30 and wil work on the management staff o Beli Telephone Laboratories a New York. He is visiting his .par ents in Mason City, accompaniec by his wife and son, Richard. They also visited in Rockwell. Here and There- News of Your Neighbors in North Iowa ROCKFORD -- Mrs. Frank E. and Mrs. Clifford Duling Greene, have been visiting Polio Workers' School Planned CHARLES CITY--Mrs. Harry L. Brenton, district adviser for the National Foundation of Infantile Paralysis, has called a district school of instruction and conference for county chairman and other women activities and volunteer workers. The group will meet Monday at 12:30 p. m. at Qlub Iowa. John McCartney, DCS Moincs, state representative, will speak to the group. ACCEPTS CALL FENTON--Harlan Blockhus, senior st Luther Seminary at St, Paul, h as accepted a call from the Blak- jer-Nazareth congregations. He will begin his duties here' after having completed his work at the Seminary this spring. He £s from Elgin. M r s. Raymond Wahl and sister, Mrs. Hugo Boeset recently attended a .miscellaneous shower honoring Miss Ruby Elfers of Charles City at the Ray Munsel! lome in Rockford. Miss Elfers wil marry the Munsell's son, Virgil, in the near future. LAKE MILLS --. Miss Suzanne Ausen, daughter o£ Mr. and Mrs Ardell Ausen, has been absen from school the past week suffer ing with tonsilitis. THORNTON--Mrs. Alfred Mein ders is a patient in Mercy Hos pital, Mason City. PLYMOUTH--A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Milo Trebil at their home in Plymouth Feb. 17 Mrs. Trebil's mother, Mrs. George Snell, of Mason City, is taking care of mother and babe. There are five other children, three boys and three girls. ROCKWELL -- Mr. and Mrs James Prindle of Chicago and Mr of the women's mother, Mrs. Mac Hellert. FENTON--Mr. and Mrs. Pau Zumach are the parents of a daughter born Feb. 18 at the Holy Family Hospital, Estherville. Mr and Mrs. William DeWall of near Albert Lea, Minn., and Mr. anc Mrs. Bill Zumach are the grand parents. LYLE, Minn. -- Mr. and Mrs Charles Lugg of Mona were horv ored at a 40th wedding anniver sary celebration at their home. THORNTON -Mrs. Don Best daughter of Mrs. Ecco Grahhe entered Mercy Hospital at Mason City for treatment. GRAFTON--Pvt. Donald Boeset of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., spenl several days with his parents. Mr and Mrs. Hugo Boeset. KIESTER, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs Wayne Obermcyer and Cindy Sue of Modesto, Calif., are visiting 10 days at the parental Plarry Ober mcyer home. IOWA FALLS' --Mr. and Mrs Bouko Schweertman were honorec at a reception at Edgewood in Iowa Falls in observance of thei silver ' wedding anniversary. GRAFTON--Mr. and Mrs. Vern Kuntz and son Rodney have re turned home from a two weeks trip to Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz KIESTER, Minn. -- Mrs. Loui Heitzeg, nee Barbara Cries, wa honored at a post-nuptial showe at the Kicster Immanuel Lutherar Church parlors. \VESLEY -- Mr. and Mrs. Che Smith, who are moving to Ros Creek, Minn., were honored at family dinner party recently in th home of her brother, Clair Robin son and family. ROCKWELL -- Mrs. George E Piersol of Kankakce, 111., is spent ing a few days with Mrs. Jessi Piersol. They motored to Ames t visit the Frank Piersol's for a day GOODELL -- Mr. and Mrs. Bi Rabe, Sylvia and Neal, are movin to a farm at Alexander. The Harm Dirks family of Klemme will liv on the Earl Ruka farm vacated b the Rabes. ,:;/. GARNER -- Pfc. Be n jam i . Klingc, son of Mr, and Mrs. Ott Klinge, arrived home recently af cr being discharged from the "Ma rinc Corps. He has been stationc at El Toro Marine Base, Sant Ana, Calif. RALPH KRENZEN Plan Forage Show, Clinic in Wright Co. Speakers to G/Ve Views on Middle East ·GRINN55LL--Seven speakers, i n - j eluding ambassadors or attaches from Egypt, India, Pakistan, and] Israel; a deputy assistant Secre-i tary of State from the U. S.; and! two widely known lecturers onj Britain and on the Orient, were announced for a March 4-7 Grin- ncll College Institute of International Affairs on the Middle East, by Dr. Joseph Dunner. Lectures are open lo the general public without charge, as a public service of the institute and the Rosenfield Foundation. Dunner, chairman of the Grin- noil department of political science and of the institute, declared: "In view of the global conflict between the free world and the Soviet block, the middle eastern nations have risen in significance from both a strategic and an economic point of view. The region is beset by in,, , . · ,. ternal conflicts. Has Britain lost - R a l p h Krenzen and;t h c area? Is Egypt the coming specialists from the| s t a r of thc A r a h n a t i o n s ? w h a t - a r e owa Slate College staff, will both lhc roles of Israel and Turkey? To peak and serve as judges at thej a n s w e r these questions, we have nnual Wright County forage show c a l l e ( , thc c x n c r t s to g e thcr." by DIES FOR COUNTRY--Mr. and Mrs. Harold Smith of Forest City received word from the Department of Defense that their MEETINGS In North Iowa MANLY--Under the auspices of the Lions Club, the father-son banquet will be held at Sacred Heart Parish Hall on the evening of March 2. ALEXANDER--The Esther circle of the WSCS will meet at the church parlors Thursday afternoon, March 11. Hostesses are Mrs. Wilbur Hansen and Mrs. Lloyd Benson, WESLEY -- A new athletic club has been organized. It will meet every Thursday evening in the school gym. Stan Johnson, At Loe- beg and Don Kraus were named commillecmen. GARNER--The PEO will meet in the home of Dorothy Bethke at 1 p.m. Wednesday for a Juncheon. There will be election and installation of officers. ALEXANDER -- The Cemetery Society will meet at the Reformed Church parlors Thursday after- CLARION )ale Hull, nd clinic to be held at the Clarion OOF Hall M a r c h 5. Named by Dunner as campus , r , -,, . .... . , .visitors for the four-day event are There will_be competition jn four, Dr . s . E ; Gcrard p ricstleyi his . lasses of forage-loose or baled t 0 rian, lecturer, author; Dr. Tarak- ay, chopped hay, corn silage a n d ; n a l h - rass Bilagc--with all entries to be! i place by 10 a.m. Judging of the forage samples ' conducted between 10 a.m. nd noon, with winners in each to Das, professor of political science at Columbia University, and president of the India Foundation; Abdul Hamid Ghaleb, Egyptian delegate to the U.N.; Prof. M. S. Sundaram, first secretary of the orage of inferior quality. . The udges will endeavor to explain vhy it turned out poorly and rec- mmend ho-.v the faults could have 'een avoided. Starting at 1:30 p.m., the clinic 'art of the program will be held, lull will speak on methods of har- ·csting and storing forage and de- cribe the types of machinery iceded and approximate cost of -arious harvesting methods. Krenzen will discuss various chases of forage production, including varieties and seed bed preparation. He will also give consideration to the types of insect hat cause d a m a g e to forage and tell how they can be combatted. ndia. His Excellency, Syed Amjad Ali, ambassador of Pakistan; John Durnford Jernegan, Deputy assistant secretary of state, U.S.; and) -lis Excellency, Abba Eban, am-' bassador of Israel, a r e other :uests. HOLD ANNIVERSARY GRAFTON--The 35th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Her man Schmidt was observed at th ionic of their son-in-law ant daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wilkins near Rock Falls. Mrs. Wil ·cins prepared a turkey dinner. A granddaughter, Mavis B r a u u, saked the anniversary cake. « i«n IT-ir S r " Sl ?" T; l Schultc anrl Mrs - Nocl Jones 26, 1950, was killed in action that «,,~i-.,.r^. ^ ^^ same day. The notice said a state- BUFFALO CENTER _ The Ladies Literary Circle will serve dinner with husbands as guests Tues; day, March 9, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church. W. Earl Hall, Mason City Globe-Gazette editor, war now in fhe United cates that Smith ment made by a former prisoner of war in North Korea v/ho is States indi- t killed was action. He enlisted in March, 1949. Born at Ames July 15, 1931, James v/as the fifth son in a family of 11 children. He entered Korea July 13, 1950, by amphibious landing. will be the speaker. Five Seek Seats on School Board Consider Sale of North Iowa Phone Company CfiESCO--Action was taken by j t h e board of directors of the NASHUA -- Five candidates are;Northern Iowa Telephone Company in the race for places on the school board at the election March 8. Kenneth Chandler is retiring from the board. W. G. Olson was appointed to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Stuart Hatzky until the end of race are Olson, Earry Lumley, WUlard Archer and Russell Pierce Jr. the term. In the Earl Thompson, Seniors at Manly Offer Class Play MANLY--"A Stranger Passes" is he three-act drama chosen for the senior class play at Manly to be given at the new gymnasium Friday, March 12 at 8 p.m., with Gail Bailey, high school principal, di reeling. The cast includes Carolyn Hill Gloria Miller, Cora Schlotterback Harold Webb, Paul Sabin, Jame Benjegerdes,. Darrell Arendts, Ja net Roslien, Peralene Webb, Davic Lawyer and Mike DeLaHunt. Mar garet AguiJera is prompter, and Betty Carroll business manager Stage managers are Paul Reind and John Ryan. S H A R E S PROFITS H A M P T O N -- H a m p t o n has re- eived S2,265.15 as its share of the late liquor store profits for the ast half of 1953, according to H. H. cckman, city clerk. at its regular meeting to send notices to the 57 stockholders of the company to consider sale of the physical properties of the corporation to the Central Iowa Telephone Company, Cedar Rapids, at a meeting March 27. Holders of the 2,320 shares of the stock will consider four specific points concerning the dissolving of the corporation. Officers of the corporation are Ray Burgess, president; Lloyd Barker, vice president; H. G. Addie, secretary and manager; Burgess, Barker, L. L. Lowry, Dr. E. R. Damon, William Forry and Frank D. Elwood, directors. 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