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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, March 2, 1936
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SIXTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 2 1936 MARBLE ROCK STORE BADLY DAMAGED BY BLAZE AND WATER ORIGIN OF FIRE IS NOT KNOWN Manager, Who Lived on 2nd Floor, Saved Clothes Only in Apartment. MARBLE ROCK--The Marble Eock Mercantile company store was badly damaged by fire, smoke and water ty fire which started about 2 o'clock Monday morning. The building; is owned by the Mrs. F. O. Newcomb' estate of Shell Rock and the stock by Mrs. Bernard' Gates of Mason City. C. E. Moore, father of Mrs. Gates, is the manager of the store. Origin of the blaze is unknown. It did not start near the furnace, however. The flames went through the floors and into the partitions, large clouds of smoke rolling out and hampering firemen in putting out the blaze. Mr. Moore, who lived over the store, saved only his clothes. The stock was'badly damaged by smoke and water.; Insurance of 54,500 was carried on the stock and $700 on the furniture. Severe Cold Cause of Death of Osage Girl Who Was in 111 Health OSAGE--Dorothy Decklever, 14, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Decklever, northeast of Osage, died Sunday afternoon at her home. She never was in good health and was forced to quit school 3 years ago. A severe cold brought her death. She leaves her parents, two brothers and a sister. Funeral services will be at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the Osage Lutheran church, the Rev. T. P. Solem officiating. Edward Campbell, 71, Succumbs at Ledyard LEDTARD-- Edward ' Campbell, who was seriously ill four weeks, died of complication of diseases, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Leon Wordon where he made his home. Mr. Campbell was 71 years of age Feb. 4. He is survived by two children, one son Ralph of Seneca and Mrs. Wordon. Funeral services will probably be held at Algona with burial at Seneca. His wife preceded him in death a year and a half ago. ·'. Eggleston Funeral Tuesday. ' : NEW. HAMPTON--Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 for Joseph. J. Eggleston. 55, 'the Rev. W. D. Spiker, pastor of the First Congregational church, here, officiating. Surviving are the widow, one sister, Mrs. David Moetsch; two brothers, Ora and William Eggleston, all of New Hampton. x H E R E AND T H E R E : - : Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Submits to Operation. DOWS--Mrs. Amos Iverson was taken Thursday evening to, the Hamilton County hospital at 'Webster City. Immediately upon arriving she was, operated on for appendicitis. Cluh Holds Meeting. BRADFORD -- The Cheer Up club met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. C. B. Stockdale. High score in 500 was won by Mrs. Frank Leasure. Dismissed From Hospital. ROCKWELL--Mrs. Nick Scholl was dismissed from the local hos- Dital here following a major operation. Will Move Soon. BRADFORD -- John Ritschsmier las purchased the Mark Ladd acreage and will move here from Ack- :ey as soon as roads are opened. Taken to Iowa City. LEDYARD--Ruth Estle was taken to the University hospital at Iowa City, where she underwent an operation for mastoid. Weather Hampers Moving. WHEELER WOOD--All roads are blocked around Wheelerwood and moving is almost impossible. The John Trainer family is moving on a 'arm near Nora Springs. Frank Marlowes are moving to a farm southwest of Clear Lake. File for School Director. DUMONT--The following names have been filed for school director of the consolidated school for the election March 9. J. F. Pfaltzgraff, Charles Boylan, Carl Boeckemeier and L. H. Overturf. The first two candidates' terms expire. Will Speak Tuesday. LEDYARD--The local high school declamatory contest will be held Tuesday night at the high school auditorium. Eleven speakers will participate. Visitors From Des Moines. CHAPIN--Mrs. W. H. Randolph and daughter, Miss Helen Randolph, lave been spending the week with :he former's son, D. L. Randolph, at Des Moines. Will Inspect O. E. S. HAMPTON--Mrs. Lillian Ritter of Cedar Falls will inspect the work of Franklin chapter, O. E. S., at its regular meeting Monday evening. A school of instruction will be held in .he afternoon. Mrs. Ritter will be lonored guest at a luncheon at the Coonley hotel Monday noon, attended by officers and past matrons. Born on I^eap Year Day. LONEROCK--A 10 pound boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Jensen Saturday morning', it being- a eap year day baby. The Jensens, recently released from quarantine for scarlet fever, are again quarantined 'or the disease, their small son Donald having it. Alma Madison, R. N., and Mrs. Will Leeper, are caring for them. Taken to Hospital. LEDYARD--Mrs. Herme Troff. who has been seriously ill with in- flamatory rheumatism was taken to the hospital at Buffalo Center. Appointment Is Received. PROTIVTN--Dr. Leonard J. Hospodarsky, M. D., received his appointment as captain in the medical reserve of the U. S. army. Return to- Illinois. NORA SPRINGS--About 30 gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Potter, honoring their son-in-law and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Unseld and little daughter, Lois, who left for their home at Paris, III., after a two months' visit at the parental home. Will Work in Mason City. RUDD--Fred Osterhage will start working for the Firestone Tire and Rubber company at Mason City about the middle of March. Boxing Club Formed. STACYVILLE--Young men o£ Stacyville are starting an amateur boxing club at the city hall. Funds for equipment were subscribed. Meets are held on Saturday evening. Are Parents of Son. RIDGEWAY--Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Butz are parents of a boy born Thursday. Is Seriously III. CALMAR--Herman Wangsness is quite seriously sick at his home here. Mr. and Mrs. John Flaskrud, Lawler, called at his home Tuesday. Mrs. Flaskrud is a daughter of Mr. Wangsness. Little Finger Broken. STACYVILLE--Mrs. John Retterath suffered two breaks in the little finger on her right hand, while trying some amateur boxing Wednesday. RUDD--Mrs. William Allen suffered a broken left arm Saturday afternoon. She slipped on some ice a s she left the Mrs. Anna Hodge residence and fell. Arc Parents of Son. KANAWHA-- Mr. and Mrs. Harm Vrieze are the parents of an eight pound son born Thursday. Move to Mason ity. OTRANTO--The George Follmuth family, west of town, is moving to Mason City this week and the Harold Pikes will move to the farm the Follmuth's vacate. Return From Des Moincs. CARPENTER--Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Priem returned from Des Moines Friday where they spent a few days. They also visited Mr. and Mrs. Bejrnan Leach and family at Indianola. Epidemic Is Reported. PLYMOUTH--There is an epidemic of mumps and whooping cough around Plymouth and community and some students are out of school with these diseases. Employed at Charles City. RUDD--Blythe Watschke is now employed at the Oliver equipment company in Charles City. Are Parents of Son. LEDYARD--Mr., and Mrs. Burton Johnson, who live north of town are the parents of an 11 pound son born at the hospital in Bancroft. This is their first child. Suffers Injury on Floiv. GOODELL--Walter Boiler, working with the county relief snow shovellers was severely injured when he was riding on the front of the local snowplow. He lost his balance and his mitten got caught and drew his right hand into the chinery. His thumb was nearly torn off and may have to be amputated. He was taken to the Steele hospital in Belmond. Goes to Sanitarium. DUMONT--Dr. J. H. Lerdal, veterinarian, Howard Wagner, Bob Aukes, Arnold Wilcox and several schoolchildren have the mumps. Mrs. George S. Brown, 75, went to the sanitarium at Nevada Friday for treatment for a heart ailment. Open Roads for Doctor. AREDALE--Wilbert Zimmerman is quite ill at his home north of town. He has pneumonia. Friday night the snowplow worked most of the night plowing out the road so the doctor could get through. Return From Wichita. ·JOICE--Miss Schafia Abraham returned from Wichita where she has been visiting relatives for the past five weeks. Suffers Broken Arm. Electric Service Resumed. THORNTON--A burned out transformer put the south side residents without lights and other electric conveniences from Wednesday until Friday. Linemen carnc from Garner but were delayed in Mason City until trains were able to get through after the storm. Taken to Rochester, R I C E V I L L E -- M r s . Gertrude Quinn, who has been in the local hospital, was taken to Rochester Friday morning by ambulance for treatment. Daughter Is Born. DUMONT--A 7 pound girl, Carol Jean, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Pfaltzgraff Friday. They have two boys and two girls now. Parents oC Daughter. AREDALE--Mv. and Mrs. Dale Allen are parents o£ a baby girl born to them Saturday. This is the first child in the family. Leaves for Minneapolis. JOICE--Mrs. Caroline Quambeck, Billings, Mont., visited her sister, Mrs. C. A. Kittleson and her brother. T. 0. Gordon, the past week. She left here for Minneapolis to visit other relatives. 2 Jackets of Cellophane seal-in the FRESHNESS of the Prize Crop Tobaccos in "Double-Mellow" Old Golds fiSillii^^ C f, Lcrillnd Co.. Inc. DOUBLE-ftiON£Y-BACK OFFER as made to smokers since October 6, 1935 Take a sporting chance on a pack of Double-Mellow Old Golds. Smoke half the pack. If you don't say they're the finest you ever tasted, mail the package wrapper with the remaining 10 cigarettes to us, at any timebefore May 1st, 1936, and we'll send you double the price you paid for the full package, plus postage. (Signed) P. LOR1LLARD COMPANY Established 1760 119 West 40th Street, New York City WORK TO OPEN UP "KLONDIKE" Crew Repairs Wrecker; Two Snowplows, Two Engines Stalled on R. I. GARNER--E. E. Meaney of Manly. Ray Blackburn, C. L. Brockten and D. F. VanVollinburg of Cedar Rapids were included in the first crew that came Saturday to open up the Klondike branch of the Rock Island to Titonka. They examined a wrecker that had broken near Garner and loft on the wrecking train for Estherville early Sunday to bring back repairs. A large snowplow is at the side of the road 3 miles north of Garner and two locomotives and a plow are stalled at Crystal Lake. The road was expected to be open by Monday. Mr. Meaney said the last time he plowed out the Klondike was in 1917. but to open the road 'now will be a bigger undertaking. There have been no trains on the road since Feb. 3. Court at Northwood Will Open March 16; Jurors Are Selected NORTHWOOD -- Jurors for the March term of court are Reuben Rodberg, Fertile; C. K. Thoen, Northwood; Mabel Lundberg, Northwood; E. A. Shcimo, Lake Mills; Ross Cooper, Kensett; Mabel Gudvangen, Northwood; Peter Madson. Northwood; Helen Prehm, Northwood; Tennys Oyer, Emmons, Minn. A. T. Groe, Lake Mills; Alfred Foster, Kensett; Fred Navratil, Grafton: Norris Dahlen, Northwood: M. 0. Johnson, Northwood: Harold Strombom, Hanlontown; Ben Troc, Northwood; L. J. Liane, Northwood; Leonard Brunsvold, Kensett; Ella Upchurch, Manly; Arthur Johnson, Carpenter. Bernard Kisncr. Manly; EffieFen- ney, Northwood; Bernard Smith, Manly; Ole Grosland. Lake Mills; Wilma Mielke, Grafton; C. S. Severson, Northwood: Lyle Mahn. Manly; Henry Knudtson, Northwood: Mildred Field, Manly; A. L. Heiny, Northwood. Court will convene on Monday, March 16. with Judge T. A. Beardmore of Charles City presiding. Owing to the condition of the roads, no definite time has been set for the trial jurors to report. 1,000 Pheasants Fed in Iowa Falls Vicinity IOWA FALLS--It is estimated that under the supervision of A. J. Struts, with the assistance of loyal sportsmen. Boy Scouts and farmers of the vicinity, more than 1.000 pheasants have been given feed since the hea.vy snows of a month ago. The recent blizzard ma.kes it imperative that the work be continued, as the birds need assistance now worse than at any time during the winter. Gas Electric Engine Gets Out of Burt Drift BURT--The gas-electric train pulled into Burt after being stuck in a snowdrift 3 miles south of Burt for more than 24 hours. A woman and two children, who were passengers, were taken by sled to a farmhouse. Th etrain crew, mail clerks and a man passenger spent the night in the coach with a very limited supply of fuel and only one scanty mea! during their period of being held up. Most Hancock Farmers Are Delaying Moving GARNER--Very few farmers will )e moving' this week because of bad- y blocked side roads. County Agent S. J. Oberhauser said that many that are going to move will not do so until road conditions improve. Most of the moving to be done this year is within the county. There are no renters coming from other states as was the case last spring. A score of renters have purchased small farms in the past several months on which they will move. There is a decided shortage of farms for rent and many who have been farming are banning to move to towns and follow other work. Active at 91 Rudd Declamatory Meet Winners Are Announced RUDD -- The home declamatory contest was held here Saturday evening. In order of placing, winners A-ere: Oratorical. Randall Finch, 'aith Wallbaum; dramatic, Katherne Bortz. Marie Roberts; humorous. Bernicc Brandau. Lloyd Robeson. ludges were Miss Ruby, dramatic nstructor at Osage; George Sawyer, "superintendent of schools at Osage, nnd Miss Nelson, county superintendent of Mitchell county. Funeral at Northwood Tuesday for Boy, 10 NORTHWOOD -- John William oe, 30, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. oe of Deer Creek township, died Saturday noon at the Noe home 10 miles northeast of Northwood. The ad had not been well for a time nit his final attack of illness was irief and unexpected. Funeral ser- ·ices will be held in the Methodist hurch in Northwood Tuesday conducted by the Rev. William Croas- y. pastor. The body will he taken o Webster City, Iowa, for burial. 'Sitting in his comfortable chair at his home in Kuthvcn, Iowa, John Buthvcn, uhove, recently celebrated his ninety-first birthday. Father of Dr. Alexander Ruthven, president of the University of Michigan, and :v member of the second generation of the family for which the to\vu of Ruthven was named, Mr. Ruthven is still active despite his 91 years and displays an active interest in politics and community affairs. February Coldest in History of Weather Station at Keokuk KEOKUK, (,P)_This has been the coldest February on record in the history of Keokuk's 66 year old office of the U. S. weather bureau, R. M. Anderson, senior observer, announced. The mean temperature of the month was 12.6 degrees with 13 sub zero days. Until this year the coldest February was in 1SS5 with a mean of 17 degrees. Will Speak Tuesday. GARNER--E. E. Meaney of Man. Clear Lake, who teaches in a Mason City school, will be the main speaker at the regular meeting of the Garner Woman's club Tuesday night. Mrs, Maylor, who has traveled extensively, will talk on Canada. Miss Julia Osterland, Garner teacher, will sing. Mrs. Frank M. Hanson is program chairman. Any man who can write as intelligent a question as that can answer it himself.--Topeka Journal. Know Your State A Fact a Day About lowayl A recent tabulation shows that a total of 359 foreign-residence graduates of Iowa State college are scattered throughout 3'J countries of the world. Man Is Brought Back to Cresco for Sheep Theft CRESCO---Deputy Sheriff Percy Haven and County Attorney Clarence H. Anderson of Cresco returned Thursday night from Marshalltown with a prisoner, Elmer DeKraii, who was arrested on a charge of larceny of domestic animals, in connection with the theft of sheep from the farm of Harvey Bundy in Oakdale township some time ago. DeKraii's trial will be held during the next term 01 the district court at Cresco for Howard county. Leaving for Minnesota. OTRANTO--The James Clayton family is moving this week to a farm cast of Brownsdale, Minn. 50 Shovelers Assist Plows and Free Train Stalled Near Cresco CRESCO--Easthound passenger train from St. Paul to Calmar, due at Cresco at 2:17 p. m., was stalled in a snow drift Wednesday afternoon about 3 miles west of Cresco and did not reach here until Thursday afternoon. Extra engines and snow plows from Austin came to the rescue but required the hand shoveling of a crew of 50 men who worked in relays all night to release the train. Only two passengers were on the coach and those were women, bound for Cresco, who were kept comfortably warm during the night. That was the first train through on this line in 28 hours. Sale Again postponed. GARNER -- The farm sale of George Knaupp, Sr., has again been postponed because of road conditions until Wednesday, March 11. 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