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February 14, 1931

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18 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 14 1931 IOWANS' RESEARCH MAY YIELD VITAL FACTS ON HEALTH CHEMISTS MAKE VITAMIN STUDIES Attempts Made to Isolat Products Providing? for Growth. IOWA CITY, Feb. 14.--Practica research which may yield revolu tionary discoveries in the preserya tion of human life now isprogressing in the laboratories of the University of Iowa, It has heen revealed by Dr. Edward Bar tow, head of the department of chemistry. Two biochemists, Dr. Robert B Gibson and Dr. H. Gregg Smith are working with insulin in its relation to blood sugar and carbohydrate utilization in diabetes. The constant warfare on pernicious anemia, another scourg-e of mankind, they hope will be aided by research which compares the effectiveness of beef and calves' liver in blood cell regeneration, Dr. Bartow declared. Scrutiny of the vitamins, those vital products in the growth of human life, has as its goal the finding of their composition and a method of isolation. In other laboratories of the chemistry department, the scientists are searching for new and better methods of food preservation, especially 'the fats and oils, said Dr. Bartow. House at Manly Is Destroyed by Fire MANLY, Feb. 14.--Fire destroyed a nine room house on Murray hill here last night. The structure, owned by Mrs. Ida DeGraff, Pueblo, Cal., was occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Bill Shannon and family and Mr. and Mrs. John Shannon. The flames started about fl:30 o'clock on the roof when Mr. and Mrs. John Shannon were the only ones at home. In an hour the house was burned to the ground. Most of the household furniture on the first floor was saved. ONE ot IOWA'S FINE HOTELS \ convenient anr foT tOUT{}t» 300 Roomi CX.M to »4.fl» Dining Room Otill Room Sandwich Shop !. . ADHOH, Urau IS WINNEBAGO AGENT LAKE MILLS, Feb. 14.--Edward Snydergaarfl, recently elected county agent of the Winnebago county Farm Bureau, will be in the county April 1 to start .work. Mr. Snyder- gnard will be here nil next week to get acquainted With local Farm Bureau members and to attend the. Boys' 4-H club banquet to lio v heia at tho Arlington hotel in Lake Mills, Friday, Feb. 30. Winnie Kutschora Hurt in Accident Near Wesley SEXTON, Feb. 14.--Minnie Kutschara suffered a deep gash in her eft foot and a wrenched back in a :ar accident near Wesley when a :Jre blew out on a front wheel and the car landed in the' ditch against a tree, and was demolished. Tho car, in which five young people were riding, belonged to Will Ricke, near Wesley. )eclam Contest Winners Announced at Mitchell MITCHELL, Feb. 14.--At the ireliminary declamatory contest icld at the school auditorium, Doyle Tohnson won first and Verna Ahens, second in humorous, and Dorothy Toms won first and Dorothy Chores second In dramatic. Speakers Will Compete GREENE, Feb. 14.--The local declamatory contest will be held in he high school auditorium Monday night. There are two contestants in the oratorical, three in the dramatic and three in the humorous classes. HAROLD QUARTON HAS PROMOTION Son of Judge at Algona Is Named Consul General at Havana. ALGONA, Feb. 14.--Judge and Mrs. W. B. Quarton received word of the promotion of their son, Harold, which makes him a consul general. Consul Quarton has been second in charge of the United States consulate at Havana. Burl Boy Scouts Go to Court of Honor BURT, Feb. 14.--About 15 Burt Boy Scouts attended the scout court of honor at Fort Dodge Thursday night. Paul Kriethe, Jr., Donald Patterson and Hugh McDonald were made first class scouts; Max Schrader, Richard Chipman and Norman Sanderson were made second-class scouts. Other boys who received one or more badges of honor were Charles Hanna, Willard Stow, Ronald Elvtdge, Keith and Denton Thaves, Dale Kennedy and William Giddings. .100 Attend New Hampton Farm Night School; Next Class to Be by Deckers NEW HAMPTON. Feb. 14.--More than 100 farmers attended the fifth Farmers night school. Dr. Price of the United States department of agriculture grave a talk on "Hog Diseases and Parasites." Next Tuesday evening: Jacob E. Decker and Sons will exhibit butchered hogs and explain their value to the pack- Larson and Reinsmoen Win Declam at Joice JOICE, Feb. 14. -- The declamatory contest for the Joice school was held Wednesday evening at'the opera house. The winners for the high school were: Humorous. LeRoy Larson; dramatic, Carmen Reins"- moen; theoratorical class was not represented. They will speak at Fertile Feb. 19. The winners for the seventh and eighth grades were: Humorous, Norma Lovik and Melba Dahlby. Miss Margaret Ling- of Forest City was the judge. Are Parents of Son. OSAGE--A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs.'.Glen Morse at Nissen hospital Wednesday. 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MARBLE ROCK--Mrs. Harry Kellman and little son, Philip, Minneapolis, are guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Weisman. Mrs. Kellman was formerly Miss Mildred Weisman. Fred Hill Improves RUDD--Fred Hill is slightly improved. Leaves for Milwaukee CALMAR--Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Whittalcer left for Milwaukee after spending several days visiting at the M. M. Graff home. Town Puts in Pump CORWITH--The town installed *·. new Turbin electric pump Thursday to replace the pld pump that ·has been giving trouble for some time. Are From Council Bluffs BRISTOW--Mrs. Maud Arnold of Council Bluffs came Thursday night to spend a few days with her son, Clayton and family. Mrs. Trltten Improves PLYMOUTH--Mrs. Ed Trittin, living northeast of town, who has been quite ill with pneumonia is reported improving. Her mother is also ill. Club Is Entertained CLARKSVILLE--Mrs. L o t t i e Perrin was hostess to the Embroidery club, having 13 members and six guests present. . Choir Has Social. RUDD --Twenty-eight members of the M. E. choir enjoyed a social evening at the parsonage Thursday, ISirtliday Is Celeorated RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. William Birkholz went to Mason City Saturday to celebrate his birthday anniversary at the ptto Baehne home. Standard Bearers Entertained NORA SPRINGS--Miss Norma Sheckler entertained the Standard Bearers Thursday evening. Ladies' Aid Meets CRYSTAL LAKE--The Ladies' aid was held at the home of A. O. Christenson Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Lloyd Christenson as hostess. 1 80 Are Served ARMSTRONG--The Ladies' aid served SO at the general meeting Thursday afternoon. Mrs. O. Lease of Algona attended the meeting for organizing a home missionary society here. Are in Estherville GARNER -- Mrs. Vern Haberkamp and two children are snend- ing a week visiting i n ' the B. H. Brackett home in Estherville. Daughter Is Born. CORWITH---Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Nail are the parents of a baby girl, born Friday morning. Drill Team Entertained. CLARION--Mrs. Ray Duer, assisted by Mrs. Ollie Buchan and Mrs. Paul Hickox, entertained the auxiliary drill team and their husbands and men friends at a bridge party Thursday night. Gome From North Dakota. GRAFTON--Mrs. George Bladar ind son arrived Thursday from Hankinaon, N. Dak., for a visit With Mr. and Mrs. Urbatch and family. 75 Are nt Party. CLARION--Mrs. J. B. Fleming as chairman of the American Legion cradle roll, sponsored a Valentine party for about 75 children of veterans at the Legion hall Saturday. Return to Alberta. ROCK FALLS--Miss Bertha Hills, Sirs. .George Micklejohn, her daughter, Miss Bertha, and two grandchildren, Peggy and "George Van Doran, wno have been visiting at the T. B. Morse home the pass; six weeks left Friday for their home at Three Hills, Alberta. Cumpfire Girls Meet. CLARION--Friday night the older girls Campfire Unliyi troop were entertained at a dinner in the high school domestic science room by six girls who Qualified as firemakers. Is 111 nt Whlttenrare. WHITTEMORE--Seth B. Cairy, postmaster-editor, is confined to his home with an attack of influenza. Returns From Conference. FLOYD--The Rev. Mr. Christen- seji of the M. E. church who is* attending a conference at Waverly, returned Thursday. Sister Seriously III. WHITTEMORE--Mr. and Mrs. Timothy . O'Brien and daughter, Mary Joice, Liiwler, are visiting their mother, Mrs. James O'Brien. They came to see their s;ster, Mary Alma O'Brien who has been seriously ill. Spealts ut I'. T. A. Meeting. HANLON14WN--Norman Norland of Kensett was the -principal speaker at the P. T. A. meeting held here. Will Take Training. OSAGE--Miss Mary Leah Sullivan will go to Rochester Tuesday to enter hospital training. She was honored by a bridge party Thursday evening given by Gladys Moran and Merna Clever. Miss Sullivan's position as organist at Sacred Heart church will be supplied by Mrs. Maurice Champion. COLLEGE HEAD DIES Associated Press Photi The Rev. Father William H. Agnew, S. J., president Creighton university, Omaha, on his death bed dictated plans for improving his school. YOUR IOWA One Interesting Fuct Every Duy About the State I r ou Arc Proud to Cull Your Own! There are 217,129 · automobiles, 55,065 tractors and 26,473 trucks in Iowa, according to Carl S. Kennedy, Iowa's assistant secretary of agriculture. The total cost for operating these three types of machines, he has estimated, is 5104,253,000. MARBLE ROCK--Earl Hoadley returned from Des Moines, where he attended the lumbermen's convention. Bride-to-be Honored ALLISON--Eighteen friends and relatives attended a miscellaneous shower held in honor of Miss Laura Wubbena, at the home of Mrs. Harve Speedy Thursday afternoon. Miss Wubbena will soon become the bride of Thomas Bauman of Allison. She received many beautiful gifts. Mrs. Ingle Is Hostess. CRESCO--Mrs. G. A. Ingle at the Congregational parsonage was hostess Friday-afternoon to about 40 members of the Woman's missionary society. Leave for Minneapolis. CRYSTAL LAKE--Mr. and Mrs. Titus 'B. "Sargent and daughter, Shirley, left for Minneapolis where they will visit for an Indefinite time. Go to Ida Grove. RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. Eii Hoffman of Ida Grove, who visited the Roy Seiveitzu home, left for home Friday evening. Attend Dealers Convention. NORA SPRINGS--Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Tatum were in Des MoSues Wednesday and Thursday where Mr. Tatum attended the hardware dealers convention. Honored on Birthday. STILSON--Ira Tompson was surprised on his sixty-sixth birthday al his home by relatives and friends who came with well filled baskets. A dinner was served. Arc at Celebration. CRYSTAL .LAKE--Paul Kirkpatrick and Rush dabrielson left for Des Moines Friday to attend tne Boy Scout anniversary celebration. Ladios Aid Meets. SEXTON--The Sexton Ladies aiJ met with Mrs. Loyd Steven Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Jergen Skow gave Bible study. Comes From Akron. GARNER--Mrs. Emma Caroth- era, Akron, Ohio, arrived Thursday for a visit with her sons, James and John, and daughters, Mrs. Homer Young and Mrs. Albert Lade. Garner Officers Installed. GARNER--Mrs. Bella Peterson, director of the Royal Neighbor juvenile camp, installed the juvenile officers Thursday night. A Valentine party was enjoyed after the installation. ..Mothers of juvenile members were guests. Tn-o Attend Funeriil. RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. Frank Palmer attended the funeral of a cousin, Friday, at Nora Springs. The body was brot from Minnesota. Comes From Detroit. NORA SPRINGS--Mrs. S. S. Podany of Detroit, is visiting this week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Jacobson. Valentine Party Held. CRYSTAL LAKE:--The Odd Fellows and Rebckahs had a Valentine party in the hall Thursday evening. A large crowd attended. House Party Given. SEXTON--A houseparty and dance was given at the Frank Beauttle home west of Sexton Friday evening. Woman's Club to Meet. GARNER--Mrs. Raymond Grobaty will give the book review of "Midstream" by Helen Keller at the Woman's cub luncheon Monday. Teachers Go Home. FERTILE--Two teachers in the public school are spending the weekend at their homes, Mrs. Juanita Thomas at Urbana, and Miss Ann Soukup at Center Point. Are From Chicago CALMAR--Mr. and Mrs. W. Bartlett of Chicago, 111., arrived Friday morning for on extended stay with Mrs. A. R". Kn^w. Agnln in Mitchell. MITCHELL -- Edwin Dammon, who has been visiting relatives at Waterloo, returned home. Liberty Club Meets DOWS--The Liberty club met Thursday evening at the Sander's cafe for a dinner, at which 15 members and their husbands were present. Mrs. Conover Hostess. CALMAR--Mrs. J. F. Conover entertained members of the Community Ladies aid at her home Thursday afternoon. Attend Sietz Funeral. BRISTOW--Mrs. Clayton M. Arnold, Mrs. Maud Arnold and Mrs. George Conger attended the funeral of Abram Sietz at Clarksville on Friday. Returns From Rochester. MARBLE ROCK -- Mrs. Rex Asper has returned from Rochester Minn. Farm Bureau Meets. NASHUA--The Richland township Farm Bureau meeting was held at the home of Jesse Frost, eight miles east of Nashua, Thursday. There were 30 presenlt and it was an all day session sponsored by the men. Society Holds Meeting RUDD--The M. .E. Ladies' aid met at the William Frevert home Thursday to tie comforters. Eighteen were present. Returns From Chicago CALMAR--Jake Becvar returned Thursday morning from Chicago and Cicero, 111., where he spent a few days visiting relatives. Bridge Club Meets MARBLE ROCK--The Wednesday Bridge club met with Mrs. Claude Barr. Mrs. Galen Gates won the first prize and Mrs. Ralph Wilson, second. . Is Guest at Eudil Rudd--Mrs. Velma Waters of New Hampton is visiting at the parental William Frank home. Honored at Dinner R O C K W E L L--Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dolan entertained at a dinner at their home in honor of Miss Frances McGIone and W. J. Lalor of Dougherty. Are From Coggin RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. Frank Palmer are entertaining their nephews, Elmer Dexler and Daniel Rogers, of Coggin. Entertains at Cards CALMAR--Miss Hattie Luzum entertained 20 ladies at cards in honor of her birthday. Men to Serve Dinner JOICE--Following the Concordici church services Sunday the men of ·the congregation .will serve dinner in the church parlors. Last year when the men served they-took in a larger collection than when the members of the Ladies' Aid served. Go to Snuth Dakota BRISTOW--Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Yost left Friday morning for Pierre, S. Dak. Mr. Yost is to bid on gome road work to. be done there this spring. Returns to Marble Hock MARBLE ROCK--Mrs. F. E. Gates, who has been spending a couple of weeks at St. Frances hospital, Waterloo, is returning home today. Returns to Edgcmont ALLISON--Mrs. L. R. Babcock returned to her home here from Edgemont, S. Dak., Sunday, accompanied by H. T. McElhaney. Ed Babcock and daughter, Verla, of Winnebago, Minn., arrived here Thursday to attend Ray Babcock's funeral. Legion Sponsors Dance PLYMOUTH--There was a large crowd at the dance sponsored by the American Legion, Thursday evening. Transferred From Clarksvillo CLARKSVILLE -- Fred · Nordman, who worked at the interlocking switch tower nearly 20 years, has been transferred to * T «. r jon City. Entertained at fiOO. ORCHARD -- Mrs. George Hill, Mrs. Walter Hartwig and Mrs. Dale Fink entertained the Laf-a-lot club Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. Hill. Mrs. Ronald Harlis had high score and John Lack consolation. Recovers From Operation OSAGE--Mrs. John Dodge, who submitted to a major operation Wednesday, is recovering. Attend Uncle's Funeral FLOYD--Carl and Jim Barney and Mrs. Elnora Barney motored to Hnzelton, where they attended the furrcral of the former's uncle. Mr. Tniax. Social Is Postponed PLYMOUTH--The R. N. A. box social has been postponed from Feb. 12 to Feb. 1C. I-^ave for Mimie:vpoVs HANLONTOWN--The Rev. and Mrs. John Sander left Thursday for their home in Minneapolis following, a two months' visit with their daughter, Mrs. A. G. Holcomb, and family. Entertain at Party OSAGE--Robert and Rose Miller entertained at a Valentine bridge party Friday evening-. Goes to SI. I'suil BANCROFT--Robert Quinn left Friday morning for St. Paul, where he will resume bin studies at the St. Paul seminary. He hns spent r two weeks' vacation at the home of his mother. Latin Parly Held. LATIMER--The "losers, iti th« Latin class entertained the winners nt a Latin party held in the L'llimer public school building. New Officers F'rcsKir. CLARION--The O. E. S. mol in the Masonic hall Fridny-n'-»t. This is the first meeting condiu.loa by the new officers. Mrs. Ralph Srnitu presided us W. M. Report of Creamery at Cresco Is Made; Hovak Is President CRESCO, Feb. 14.--According to the annual report of_Farmers creamery of Cresco, the company received during the past year 4,428,202 pounds of cream; manufactured 752,181 pounds of butter, with an average test of cream 25.3. The average price paid for butterfat was 39 cents. Officers elected were H. J. Novak, president; John Staebell, vice president; J. P. Thomson, treasurer; William Wilson, L. J. DeWalle, Charles Curtis, C. A. Holcomb and Will Reinhart, directors. SHOW PLANNED Hauser to Judge Grain and Poultry Exhibits Wednesday. LATIMER, Feb. 14--The tenth annual poultry and grain show will be held at Latimer Wednesday, Feb. 18. M. A. Hauser of Ames will judge the grain department and will also give talks in grain production. The businessman of Latimer have given co-operation to the short course committee in preparing for the event. A large part of the prize money was contributed by Latimer businessmen. West Union Arrests as Hign as 50 in One Day for Traffic Violations WEST UNION, Feb. 14. -- The most wholesale effort ever made to enforce traffic regulations in West Union is in progress. As high as 50 cars have been tagged in one day and Mayor E. C. Johnston has been kept continuously busy for hours ^at a time giving warnings. Fines now are being imposed on all persons who have received one warning. Divorces Are Granted at Court in Hampton HAMPTON, Feb. 14.--Nick Bertelson. Coulter, was given a divorce from Josephine Bertelson by Judge S. A. Clock, who has been holding court here this week. A divorce was also granted Homer A. Stilson from Flossie Stilson and Edna Pearl Es- slingeij received a divorce from Judson D. Esslinger. The decree also gave Mrs. Esslinger the custody of the three minor sons and required the defendant to pay $50 a month as alimony and support for the children.. Wmneshiek Supervisors to Let Three Contracts DECORAH, Feb. 14.--On March 4 the board of supervisors of Winneshiek county will let three big contracts. The road between Locust and Highlandville will be graded and graveled; the road from Spillville to Conover will be graded, anJ the pole line road, running between Decorah and Cresco will be graveled from the corner of Tom Sexton's farm in Bluffton township west to the Howard county line. Program Presented at Nora Springs Meeting NORA SPRINGS, Feb. 14.--The Woman's Foreign Missionary society met at the home of Mrs. H. A. Crumb. Mrs. Julia Rader led devotions, Mrs. Ada ' Edgington read the lesson on "Phy.sicians and Nurses in Foreign Fields." Mrs. Charles Dinsmore was leader of the mystery box questions. A demonstration, "The Rebuilt Auxiliary Member," was given by three Standard Bearer girls, Harriet Crumb, acting as the doctor, Norma Sheckler as nurse, and Margretta Smith as patient. MRS. FRASIER IS BURIED IN UNION Victim of Heart Disease Is Survived by One Son, Two Daughters. NORA SPRINGS, Feb. 14.--Funeral services for Mrs. Hannah Frasier were held Thursday afternoon at the Methodist church at Union conducted by the Rev. H. A. Crumb, pastor of the Methodist church at Nora Springs. Burial was in the Union cemetery. Hannah Bell McDaniel was born at' Fairfield, April 10, 1863 and died Feb. 10 after a six weeks' illness from heart disease, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Frahm, northwest of Nora Springs. In 1879 she was united.in marriage to Newton Fraz- ler who died 20 years ago. She is survived by one son, H. A. Frazier, Union, two daughters, Mrs. Grace Hackett, Waukesha, Wis., and Mrs. George Frahm, Nora Springs, besides 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Triangular Declam Contest to Be Held Tuesday at Cresco CRESCO, Feb. 14.--The triangular declamatory contest between high school students of Cresco, New Hampton and Charles City will be held in the Methodist church at Cresco Tuesday evening. Winners of the previous local contests in each town will be the contestants in this contest. They are: Oratorical, George Baker, Cresco; Lawrence Bolster, New Hampton; Howard Larson, Charles City. Dramatic, Vida Bunze, Charles City; Virginia Geble, New Hampton; Naomi Schlesselman, Cresco. Humorous, Pearl Merritt, New Hampton; Helen Moad, Charles City; Helen Thomas, Cresco. Music will be furnished by the high school orchestra and gleo club. Due to the nice weather we find that we have not sold as many blankets as we \yould normally. We find that our blanket stock is too large. We are determined to reduce this stock and we are sure our prices will do it. 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