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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 17, 1931
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16 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 17 1931 INTEREST IN IOWA FARM OUTLOOK CONFERENCES GREATER STATE SESSIONS WELL ATTENDED Meeting at Charles City I ! Scheduled; Farmers Want Facts. · AMES, Feb. 17.--Greatly In creased interest in agricultural out look information is shown this yen by. almost a 100 per cent incveasi over past years in attendance at thi Iowa outlook, conference, according 1 to J t C. Galloway, farm manage- · inent specialist in the extension service at Iowa state college. Nearly 1,400 -farmers and others interested in farm outlook information attended the first 16 of the meetings held last week. This is an average for a meeting of more than 80, nearly double the attendance of 1930. "Farmers are beginning to realize that farming- is a competitive business and they must mafte use of the best available economic information on probable production and demand," said Mr. Galloway. -In addition to the 36 meetings previously announced an outlook conference has been scheduled for Charles City Feb. 24. Nora Springs Rites Are Held for Woman NORA SPRINGS, Feb. 17.--Mrs. Roy Sullivan, 52, who died at her home in Minneapolis, was brot here for burial in Rock Grove cemetery. Funeral services had been held in Minneapolis. The Rev. Daniel Reagan gave the prayer at the grave. Mrs. Sullivan's name before her marriage to Roy Sullivan four years ago was Mrs. Agnes Ehlers. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., but was a resident of Minneapolis before her marriage to Mr. Sullivan. Her sister and her husband from Pittsburgh and Mr. Sullivan's two sisters, Mrs. Rufus Pickford of Mason City, Mrs. Alfred Heinrlch, Mrs. Electa Sullivan Ladwig, Nora Springs, mother of Roy Sullivan, were present with him at the burial service. Attend Brothers Kites. AtUSON, Feb. 17.--Dick Bau-' man and children, Ted, Dena, Emma and Helen--Lahr, left Sunday morning by car for Benson, 111., where they attended the funeral of Mr. Baumau'a brother, John on Monday afternoon. They planned to return home Wednesday or Thursday. Miss Lily Voights accompanied them as far as Clarence, where she is visiting a friend. Miss Luella Conrad. PILOT KNOB SEASON OPENS FOREST CITY, Feb. 17.--Pilot Knob state park is shedding its winter cloak and nssuminfr the first characteristics of spring. According: to those who have visited, it recently, the riark now holds much in' 1 the way of attractiveness; Soon it will bo visited by thousands. This scenic spot provided a picturesque haven to many who came during the winter. Beauties of summer at the park, shown above in a view of the park highway in a photograph taken last summer, were nearly surpassed by the attractions of the park in the winter, when the picturesque woodlanfls. were covered by a mantle of flribiv. H. Xi. Taylor is custodian ot the park. · Boatman Will Speak at Lakota, Algona, Swea City, Bancroft ALGONA, Feb. 17.--J. L. Boatman, expert on soils will speak on soils at Lakota Wednesday, Feb. 25 in the afternoon and at Algona that evening. He will also speak at Swea City on the afternoon of Feb. 26 and at Bancroft on the same date in the evening. All the meetings are under the auspices of the Farm Bureau. Johansen Is Elected President of Stock Shippers at Latimer LATIMER, Feb. 17.--The Stockholders Shipping association held he annual meeting. Officers elected were: Manager, John Lonclergon; (resident, C. B. Johansen; secretary ind treasurer, J. H. Lage; direc- ors, Will Greir, Charles Schomberg, ''red Wittie, John A. Johansen and Ace Koenen. ' Sioux City Hunts Jeweler. SIOUX CITY, Feb. 17. UP)--W. Cornish Beck, jeweler, is being sought following advices from Tulia, Okla., police that he is wanted ihere on a charge of fraud. SELLING OUT Entire Stock Stamped Come All. BARGAINS HERE Wool 0 VALUES Men's Overcoats Values to $35 Men's Topcoats Brand New To ' lo !^0 Values .............. ENTIRE STOCK SLASHED E. PRfilSIA CO MASON CITY, IOWA HAMPTON MAN IS SUICIDE VICTIM Byron Davis, 58, Prominent Farmer, Found Dead by Hired Man. HAMPTON, Feb. 16.--Byron Davis, about 58 years old, a prominent farmer living- on the Dr. J. C. Powers farm three miles southeast of Hampton, committed suicide sometime between 1:30 and 3:15 o'clock Monday afternoon. He was found dead on the south side of a straw stack near the barn by T. W. Myers, the hired man. Death was caused by a shotgun wound in the body. Dr. W. R. Ar- Jiur, Hampton, county coroner, was called and stated death to be a clear case of suicide. Davis left a note for his wife, but the contents ivere .not made public. Davis, a breeder of fancy hogs and cattle, was talking with Dr. Powers about 1 o'clock. Davis had not been feeling well for several days and friends said they thot he had been despondent. Besides his wife, Davis leaves two sons, Paul Davis, Cedar Rapids, and Charles Davis, Hansel. HilBOLDT VOTES ON BOND ISSUE Two Road Measures Come Up at Special Election in County. HUMBOLDT, -Feb. 17. (UP)-Voters of Humboldt county today went to the polls to vote on two projects in connection with a proposed levy. The $800,00b primary road bond measure was sponsored by the county league of women voters. A similar proposal several years ago was defeated, but a new election was called when a petition waa submitted to the board of supervisors signed by 457 persons. The two questions before the people today were for bonding- the county for $800,000 and for providing a' five mill levy to retire the bonds in case the county road fund is not large enough to meet the payments. Faculty at^esley Will Give "Cal's Calaboose" WESLEY, Fen. I?.--The play, "Cal's Calaboose," will be given by the public school faculty Thursday night, Feb. 25.- Those taking part in the play are rehearsing; regularly and are being coached by Mrs. Carmen Humma, former Iowa university art and dramatic student. HERE AND THERE * * « * * » * * * * * * * * * * * * Miscellaneous Items From 100 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Daughter Is Born. WESLEY--A. baby girl weighing seven pounds was born to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thissen at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.. Ed Hauptman near Wesley. The Thissen family will move soon from Ft. Dodge to Williams to make their home. ' 300 at AlEOiiii Party. WESLEY--Mrs. Julius Kunz attended the theater party at Algona Friday afternoon given by Mrs. N. C. Rice for '300 of her women friends. Crescent Club Meets. NORA SPRINGS--The Crescent club was entertained at the home of Mrs. Bertha Bronson. The drama was the subject of the le:(!on by Mrs. Louise Morphew. She gave a review of the play "Green Pastures." - Assists in Services. LYLE, Minn.--A. B. Dahl left for Wheaton, HI., to assist the Rev. Mr. Taylor in a series of Evangelistic services. · Go to Fort Dodge. CARPENTER--Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Leach and daughters, Bonnie and Mary Aneta went to Ft. Dodge where they spent the week-end with relatives. Come From Colorado. SWALEDALE -- Mr. and Mrs. Will Richards of Paonia, Colo., were Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Donner. Mr. and Mrs. Richards were early settlers in this vicinity. Visits at Thornton. THORNTON--Miss Elsie Parker, social service worker at Eldora, visited her mother, Mrs. Fred Wagner Sunday. Goes to Knoxville. KENSETT--P. J. Olmstead went to Knoxville Sunday for a few days visit in the Joel Gilbertson home. Mrs. Olmstead will return home with him, having been there for a week's visit. Will Have Party. RTJDD--Following: the training class meeting: Saturday afternoon, the teachers and officers of the Junior department will give the members a valentine party. Each child is asked to bring a valentine. Speaks in Nora Springs. NORA SPRINGS--The.Rev. H. A. Crumb, pastor of the Methodist church is giving a series of Sunday evening sermons on Saul of Tarsus. A large junior choir directed by Miss Olive Spotts sings. Honored at Shower. WESLEY--Forty-four men and women met at the Will Martinek home Saturday evening where they gathered to give a kitchen shower for Miss Gladys Carlson who Monday became "the bride of Henry Baade. Move Into Parsonage. LYLE, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. Magnus Peterson moved into the Congregational parsonage which has been redecorated. Two Go On Visit. SWALEDALE--J. H. Eddy and George Hanks left Saturday morning" to visit relatives in Wyoming and Central City. Adopted at Dows. CLARION--James Allgood, 6, a charge of the board of control of state institutions, was adopted by Harry and Marjory Carter of Dows, Friday. Guests at Bristow. BRISTOW--Mr. and Mrs. Francis Sniffen of Cedar Falls and Mr. and Mrs. Cline Sniffen of Shell Rock were Sunday guests of relatives here. Study at Algona. WESLEY--Mrs. H. M. Hanson, daughter, Florence, the Rev. and Mrs. C. H. Moore, Dorothy Kraus and Ida Young drove to Algona Wednesday night where they enrolled in a training school in religious education held at the Methodist church. These study periods will be held every Wednesday night for four more weeks. The teachers are the Rev. Mr. Hulse of'Algonn, the Rev. Mr. Raymond of Luverne, the Rev. Mr. Gartner of Titonka and Mrs. Moiyneaux of Algona. COMING TO MASON CITY-SOON -A Store That Is Certain To Please YOU! Jtughs 3 SOUTH FEDERAL AVE. Watch For Opening Date! YOUR IOWA One Interesting- Fact Every Day About the State You Are Proud to Call Your Own! In Iowa, which has a population of 2,467,939, there are 586,070 families. Has Suls at Titonka. GARNER--Myron Haskin is assisting his son-in-law, Anton Pan- kuk with a sale at Titonka this week. Are From Esthcrvllle. HANLONTOWN, Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Bensen of Estherville spent Sunday and Monday here as guests in the S. A. Henry and Jorgen Brunsvold homes. Return From Stanhope. KENSETT -- Everett ' Arendts drove to Stanhope Sunday to bring Miss East back, having spent the week-end with home folks. Miss East is a teacher in the Kensett school. Leaves for Washington. THORNTON--Mrs. Gerald Fletcher who has been visiting at the H. O. Young home left for her home at Walla Walla, Wash., Saturday. Returns to Wesley. WESLEY--Hannah Mae Pommer was brot home from the hospital at Algona, having gone there several weeks ago where she was operated on. Guest at Nora Springs. NORA SPRINGS--Miss Mamie Frasier of Union is a guest at the home of her aunt, Mrs. George Frahra. Returns From Short Course. WESLEY--Viggo Kiilsholm returned from Ames where he attended the Dairy shortcourse for butter makers. Miss Anna Wester, student at the Iowa State college, accompanied him home to visit a few days with her parents. teave for Winona. . LYLE, Minn.--Donald Kline and Lyla Dennison returned to Winona after a visit at the Hofland home. Women Serve Banquet. SWALEDALE--The M. E. women will serve a Father and Son banquet Tuesday evening in the social rooms of the church. Hurt as Horse Falls. WESLEY--Fred Steil, - north of town, slipped and fell on him. He was taken to the Kossuth County hospital. Give Farewell Party. PLYMOUTH--Mr. and Mrs. Leon Snail entertained Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Rucker and members of their family as a farewell to their neighbors who move on the E^loff farm near Rockwell. Mr. and Mrs. Ed th and little son, Donald ot Rockwell were also guests. Progressive Club to Meet. PORTLAND--Among 1 the numbers that will be given by the members of the Progressive club which meets at the home of Calvin Pippert Friday evening will be a list of things one is not supposed to believe by Morris Katterhenry, some cur-rent issues by Ruth Pippert, music furnished by Leslie Pippert and a number of stunts provided by the committee in charge. Friends Gather on Birlhdiiy. H A N L O N T O W N--About 33 friends and relatives gathered Saturday at the O. N. Brunsvold farm home to help celebrate Mrs. Brunsvold's birthday. Are Parents of Son. WHITTEMORE--A i boy, Paul Arnold, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Martin F. Meyer who live near Lotls creek. . 1 Come From Algona. HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. Will Hughes and family of Algona were Sunday visitors and dinner guests at the parental John Hughes home. Guests at Lono Rock. L O N E R O C K--The Charles Schultz family of De Smit, S. Dak., is visiting at the Fredrich Schultz home. Entertains Bridge Club.. ALLISON--Mrs. O. L. Whitlatch entertained the members of the bridge club at a luncheon at Black's tea room, Waterloo, followed by a theater party. Daughter Is Born. FLOYD--A baby, Marjorie Grace, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Morris Dodge. Mrs. Dodge was formerly Grace Tanner. Go to Sioux City. IONIA--Mr. and Mrs. Marion A Oagley and two small daughters and Mrs. Cagley'3 mother, Mrs. Gushing, motored to Sioux City Saturday to take Mrs. Gushing to her home in Sioux City after a two weeks' visit here at the Marion A. Cagley home. Wus Away Two Weeks. WESLEY--Mrs. R. B. Hopkins returned from a two weeks' trip U Madison, Wis., Chicago, 111., and Cleveland. Arc Parents of Son. GARNER--Mr. and Mrs. Jennings \ncJerson are the parents of a son .jorn Saturday. Mother Is Injured. H A N L O N T O W N--Mrs. Mary ;rryer, Clear Lake, mother of Steve fryer, suffered a fractured shoulder blade and is suffering much pain Mrs. Fryer is past 80 years o£ age Lone Rock Store KnlargoU. LONE ROCK--J. M. Blanchard is having his hardware store enlarged. A 24 by '10 feet addition is being added to the rear of the store for storeroom and warehouse. Two Birthdays Cclchriitcd. STILSON--There waa a birthday dinner for Mrs. W. B. Richardson and her grnndson at her home Sunday, both of their birthdays beiny that day. Visit at Oivntonna. BURT--The P. F. Kriethe family spent the week-end with Mrs. Kriethe's mother at Owatonna. Minn. Visits at Lone Rock. LONE ROCK--Lloyd Hutchenson from Chicago came home to visit his folks Monday morning. Has Crew of Men. GARNER--G. H. Lowe, grading contractor, Cedar Rapids, was here Monday. H" has a force of workmen going over machinery preparatory to commencing work at an early date. Mr. Lowe had the contract for grading highway No. la from Klemme to Garner. Student Comes Home. FLOYD--Alice Laun who attends Iowa State Teachers college spent the week-end at home. Birthdays of Two Celebrated. PLYMOUTH--The birthday anniversary of Frank Chlupack and H. V. Wilkenson was celebrated 'Sunday at the Chlupack home north of town. ' Is Hospital Patient. IONIA -- Mr. and Mrs. George Crooks motored to Charles City, Sunday to see their son, Arthur J. Crooks, who is a patient at the Cedar Valley hospital. Leaves for Mankato. BANCROFT--Doris Pearson returned Sunday to Mankato after spending Friday and Saturday at her home here. She is attending school at Mankato. at Whittsmorc. .WHITTEMORE -- Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Halm and baby and Francis and Kathleen Meyers came from Elkader. The Halms visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Halm and the Meyers with their sister, Sister Mary Ernestine, instructor at the academy. Are In Iowa City. GARNER--S. G. McCIure of the Garner Leader force is extending his week-end visit to Iowa City where his wife underwent a preparatory operation. Mrs. McCIure 'will submit to a major operation in a few weeks. Come From Alden. WESLEY -- Mr. and Mrs. Joe Johnson arrived here Sunday from their home at Alden and will visit several days at the Ed Stoll home. They came to attend the wedding of their daughter, Ollies to Ralph Stoll Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hutchinson, who also live at Alden accompanied them to spend the forepart of the week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Hutchinson. Wesley Man Second in Butter Score Contest WESLEY, Feb. 17.--Paul Engen, assistant at the Wesley Farmers Creamery, won second place in a butter scoring contest at Ames. This contest was in connection with the dairy course given for buttermak- crs at the Iowa State college at Ames. There were 70 butter entries. Engen's score read 94.75, being only .25 point below Butterrnaker Naakteborn of Boyden who won first. Mr. Engen has been in the Wesley creamery for one year, coming: from Fertile where he helped his father who is buttermaker there. A Special LINGERIE Value... A lingerie value that is truly outstanding . . . Beautiful pure dye crepe de chine in all the new spring styles. Some tailored and others gorgeously trimmed with l a c e , embroidered, appliqued, etc. In several different colors. Bloomers . . . Chemise . . . Panties Step-Ins . . . Dance Sets Trade SHEPARD FAHM LOANS MR. LANDOWNER: During the nineteen years this office has loaned more than ten million dollars to farmers in Northern Iowa and Southern Minnesota. We have a large number of loan companies that give us exceptionally good service. Drop us a line and let us know your requirements. Our loans are made on the regular five-year plan and also on the amortization plan with liberal prepayment options and at lowest interest rates. We also handle city loans on good Mason City property and have some .mortgages for sale to investors. Rooms 501-513 Long Distance Ph. No. 284-285 M . MASON CITY. IOWA B Id K . an to owners Dear Buick Owner: February 7, 1931 Because of its importance, we decided to inform you now that the present line of 1931 Buick Straight Eights will not be replaced by new models this summer. \ Buick, as you know, has introduced its new cars on August 1st, year after year. But inasmuch as these new Straight Eight models have met with such spontaneous approval by thousands everywhere, Buick has decided to continue manufacturing the present Eights throughout the summer and coming fall. this is mighty good news to thousands of Buick owners because they will buy new Buicks now- with the knowledge that there will be no model change next summer. They will find in these new Buicks a degree of performance that is certain to give them a genuine thrill. All have, the safe, silent-shift Syncro-Mesh transmission. All have Valve-in-Head Straight Eight engines. And all have the famous insulated Bodies by Fisher, So well has the 1931 line been received that, out of every 100 eights sold in Buick's. price class, 56 are Buicks. May we suggest that you drive the Eight as Buick Builds It? Your Buick dealer will be glad to have you take the wheel and learn at first hand how much Buick Straight Eight performance adds to the joy of motoring. Very truly yours, BUICK MOTOR COMPANY. FLINT, MICH. W H E N B E T T E R A U T O M O B I L E S A R E B U I L T · B U I C K - W I L L B U I L D T H E M A G E N E R A L M O T O R S V A L U E 0

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