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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 12

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 15, 1934
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MARCH 15 H 1934 TWELVE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE SAW KILLS FREDERICKSBURGJ^RMER BRIGGS SUFFERS BROKEN SKULL Coat Catches in Teeth of Wheel; Wife and Four Children Left FREDERICKSBURG, March 15. --Stanley Briggs, 45, died last evening from injuries received when he was thrown to the ground after he ·was caught in a buzz saw. A fractured skull resulted in his death. The accident happened on the Oldbridge farm of his father between 5 and 6 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Briggs was helping saw wood when his coat became caught in the buzz saw, which was driven by a gasoline engine. Briggs was hurled to the ground with great force. He failed to regain consciousness and died about an hour later. Surviving are his wife and four children. The farm on which the accident occurred is six miles northeast of Fredericksburg. Moore Heads Corn-Hog Group for Winneshiek DECORAH, March 15.--The following have been elected as permanent officials of the corn-hog group of Winneshiek county: S. J. Moore, Fremont township, president; M. R. Ringeon, Lincoln township, vice president; C. W. Dack, county agent, secretary; E. H. Ellickson, Decorah township, treasurer. Leo Herald, Fort Atkinson and C. M. Langland, former state representative, are also members of the allotment committee. Checking up on contracted acreas, and estimating corn yields will begin at once. Corn-Hog Committees in Faribault Chosen BLUE EARTH, Minn., March 15. --County Agent A. E. Engebretson held meetings in Walters, Kiester and Bricelyn Wednesday for the purpose of electing permanent Corn-Hog program committees in the ihree different townships. Mr. Engebret' son expects to finish his work in Faribault county this week. A few late farmers are signing up yet this week. There are more, farmers who have signed up for Hog-Corn program in Kiester township than any other township in Faribault county. According to reports 112 farmers signed up.-The permanent committee electee! was Martin Peterson, Henry : -VPuerfleta and Fred Scherb. : H E R E A N D T H E R E Miscellaneous Items *From IZS^Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota G.E.HEISEOF ALGONAISDEAD Go to De» Moines. BRADFORD--Mrs. Ross Spicker and Mrs. W. E. Roche accompanied the formers brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Atzbaugh of Hampton to Des Moines Tuesday. Elected W Board. CLARKSVILLE--At the annual school election one director, Lester Sim-am, was elected to succeed Martin Brockman, whose term expired. . . Arrives From Superior. FAULKNER--Ted Wagner came Tuesday from Superior, Wis., for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Wagner. Report on Books. ELMA--The young ladies' study club of Elma met at the home of Mary and Edna O'Donnell. The book committee, Clara Diekmann and. Mary O'Donnell made a report 01 the bopka they are chosing for the library but of the proceeds of a card party given some time ago. St. Ansgar pastor Scheduled. RUDD--Sunday evening, the Rev Mr. McKinley of St. Ansgar will con duct the evening service at the M E church. Wednesday evening March 21, the E. L. will serve. "J Night In Jonesport" will be present ed at the M. E. church Saturda evening. x Wins Spelling Contest BRITT--Lowell Ray Baker, seventh grade pupil of district 7 in Britt township, won the contest in the township spelling bee held in the Deibler schoolhouse Monday. He will represent the township at the county spelling .contest at Gainei Saturday. , Returned to Board. RICEVILLE--At the school board election held here L. W. Richmond and Gene Gooder were returned to the board. There was no opposition ticket. Named on School Board. LATIMER--Fritz Dohnnann was elected to fill the vacancy of Frea imermau and. J. H. Lage was reelected for another term of three years. J. C. Sorensen was re-elected treasurer on the school board. Paulson Is Elected. CRYSTAL LAKE--In the school election Leo Paulson won for direc- :or having 16 votes more than Edmond Sorenson. A. R. Janseen was elected treasurer. In Waterloo Hospital. ACKLEY--Frank Schwinegerman suffered a fracture of. the left arm and" is being,': cared. : ior ' at St. ^ YOUR IOWA An Interesting Fact Dally About the State You Are Proud to Call Your Own! Iowa's soil produces more wealth ach year than all the gold mines f the world. Contest /'March '15";--The Home D'e'cliimatory contest to the grades was held Tuesday evening. Ardell Capellan won first place In the oratorical group, Jean Oler In dramatic and Judith Drury in humorous. who has been employed there since her graduation, is visiting here with ler parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Studt, Jr., and with other relatives arid friends. Sh« will leave for Chicago on Saturday, and expects, to sail for Cuba from New Yorlj about Tuesday. She is going as a tourist and will remain for an indefinite time. Moving From ,Mlnneapplis. POFEJOY,--The · Fred- Johnson family is moving here from Iowa Falls Fred will be employed by the Great Lakes Pipe Line company at Minneapolis. Recovering From Burns. SEXTON--Mrs. James Brophy, who has been suffering the past two weeks with an infected foot, is improving now. She burned her foot, first with lye while making soap, then with hot lard. Attend Golden Wedding. LTTVERNE--Mr. and Mrs. F. I. Chapman attended the golden wea- ling anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. George Simmons at Algona Sunday afternoon. Anniversary Is Celebrated. WESLEY--Mr. and Mrs. Herman Carlson celebrated their silver wedding anniversary Sunday. Sixty friends of the couple gathered at ieir the afternoon perpre- ·rating a surprise on the couple. They have two children, Edna and Clifford. Improving From Injuries. CRYSTAL LAKE--Fred Colby is improving after being caught in a five horse power gasoline engine which broke his arm in several places. He was taken to the hospital vhere an operation was performed. Will Meet Tuesday. . FLOYD--The'ladies cemetery association will meet Tuesday, March 20, at the home of Mrs. Maud Unowlton. Sealed bids will be opened, for caretaker of the cemetery for die ensuing year. Go to Hollandale. BRADFORD--Mr. and Mrs. Siert Schoon who spent: the past week ·with, the"latter^ \ father,-:-X-- W. ' sawing a limb from, a-tree^hen the limb .suddenly 'broke away and fell against his arm. Wifl Go to Cuba. MARBLE ROCK--Miss Elizabeth Staudt, a graduate nurse of St Mary's hospital in Rochester, Minn Final Session Held. SPILLVILLE--The last meeting of the Study club was held at the home of Mary Kovcrik Sunday afternoon. The meeting will again be resumed early next fall. Auxiliary Will Meet. RUDD--The' American Legion auxiliary will meet at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Mercer Monday with Mrs. Ethel Hess- as assistant hostess. Moving From Iowa Falls. POFEJOY--The Fred Johnson family is moving here from Iowa Falls. Fred will be employed by thi Great Lakes Pipe Line company a' Minneapolis. Returns to Camp. PROTIVIN--Clarence Kubik returned to the Des- Moines arm; camp, taking with him two boy from'Protivin that joined, Richar Shilney and Joa Hadek. Dinner Brings $S1. RUDD--Thirty-one dollars an eighty cents was realized at the L A. dinner Wednesday at the M. E church basement,. served by-Me; dames Lena Helmers and.Elva Ke sey's division. Thirteen dollars an seventy-two cents were received fo the quilt made by Mrs. Elva Ke sey's circle. 500 Attend Dinner. DOWS--The free dinner given an ually by the Farmers' Grain and Lumber company was well attended and much appreciated. More than 500 were served at the K. P. hall at the noon hour. Oyster soup, sandwiches, pickles, doughnuts and coffee were on the menu. Des Moines Guest Honored. CLARION--As a courtesy to Mrs. Mary Louise Willey of Des Moines, a houseguest of Mrs. Neil Garber, Mrs. M. F. Birdsall entertained a small group of friends at luncheon Wednesday. Will Observe Anniversary. - SWEA CITY--The American Legion auxiliary v.'ill celebrate its twelfth birthday anniversary March 22. A joint meeting will be held. A special program has been arranged. Visitor From Bloomington. WHITTEMORE--Geoge Vogt of Eloomington, Wis., ; visited John Leiuebach and H. W. Geelans a few days. He accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hess who attended Mrs. Peter Thilges' funeral at Bode.. Mr. Hess is also a brother of Mrs. Peter Orieger. Will Go to Arizona. BELMOND--Miss; Helen ; Luick Ritei for Pioneer Resident to Be Conducted Friday at Home. ALGONA, March 15. -- C. E. Heise,84, pioneer resident of Algona, yesterday afternoon following ~ an illness of a month.. Funeral services will be held at the home at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon. Burial will b e made in the Algona cemetery. Mr. Heise was born in Germany in 1849 and came to America i n 1868. He lived for a year in Ohio and then t w o years at Madison, Wis. He came t o Algona in April, 1871. He w a s m a r r i e d Aug. 19, 1874, to C. E. HEISE. Sophia L o u i s e Phipmann. ' . Surviving are his wife and five children, Mrs. Bertha Arent of Humboldt, Mrs. Minna Seeley of Fort Bennings, Ga., Mrs. Linda Potter of Storm Lake, Arno Heise of Lamar, Colo., and Dr. Reinhol Heise of Emmetsburg. William R. Can Dies; Rites to Be Saturday in Church at Fertile FERTILE. March 15.--William R. Carr died Wednesday morning at a Mason City hospital from heart disease. The body was taken to the John Oleson funeral apartments at Forest City. Surviving are his wife, Dora, and four children, Leslie of Clear Lake and Mrs. Henry Nissen, Mrs. Ernest Kuns and Cecil, all of Fertile; three brothers and two sisters, Bert, George and Mrs. Owens, all from Elk River, Minn.; Edd, at Monticello, and Florence at Seattle, Wash Funeral services will be held at the Fertile Christian church Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will be made at the Grant Center cemetery, the Rev. C. F. Schmidt officiating; . · -, .; . In-Houandale; ~, , "· "HoniSrea on Anniversary. "'LUVERNE "-- Tie thirty-sixtg; wedding of Mr. and Mrs. John Hefti, farmers east of Luverne, was the occasion of a re-union Sunday at the home of their daughter Mrs. John Zimmerman. "Sis toi ···wSt^her. parents,' 'Mr. "and- Mrs. ·E.-'.W.i Luick until Friday when she will leave for Phoenix, Ariz., where she accepted a position as head technician in a clinic. The past year Miss Luick has filled a. similar position in the University of Minnesota hospital. A LADY writes: --"I like your candid way of asking me to compare OLD GOLDS with my .present brand... instead of bombarding me with brazen claims. I have been wedded to another brand for five years. But your sporting approach has persuaded me to try OLD GOLD." We've simply found that the best way to make an OLD GOLD convert is to invite him to try OLD GOLDS a few days and smoke out bis own facts. - · No better tobacco (rows than is used in OLD GOLDS. And they are PURE. (No artificial flavoring) AMERICA'S CIGARETTE Tune in on TED F,'s sensational Hollywood Orchestra every Wednesday night-Columbia Chain SojRecolriirie^datipns to Grand Jury Made in Helgeson Inquiry NORTHWOOD, March 15.--That Halvor Bjorgo was driving south on his right side of the pavement at a moderate speed and that Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Helgeson were walking with their hacks to the traffic were the findings of the coroner's jury investigating the death of Mr. Hel geson at Kensett. No recommenda tions were made to the grand jury Mrs. Helgeson in her testimony .could not remember whether sh and her husband were walking on the pavement or on the shoulder at its side at the time of the accident She did not recall hearing any car coming from the north behind them but did remember seeing the lights of the car which was approaching from the south toward them. She did not know whether she was struck by the car or by her husband's body as it was hurled aside by the car which caused his death. Bjorgo, driving the car which struck Helgeson, testified he was watching the black lines in the middle of the pavement as he met the car at the time of the accident and did not see either Helgeson or his wife until his car struck Helgeson. He stated he was traveling about 25 miles an hour. The three occupants of the northbound car which met the Bjorgo car almost exactly at the point of the accident testified they did not see the Helgesons until the moment of the accident. About 20 witnesses were examined. Municipal Pool to Be Built at Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS, March 15.--Final plans are being made for the construction of a municipal swimming pool, for which $5,000 in public funds was approved by a count of 586 to 154 at a special election. It is planned to use accmulated funds from the water fund for materials. CWA or other government relief labor being provided. Hanson, 71, Succumbs Suddenly at Kiester KIESTER, Minn., March 15.-Death claimed James Hanson, 71, early Wednesday morning at his home just west of town. He died of heart disease. He had been in town Tuesday afternoon and voted. He was a long time resident in this vicinity and was well known. He is survived by his wife. They had no children. Mr. Hanson lived on an so acre farm, but neighbors worked the land for several years. For a number of years he lived m the vicinity of Bricelyn. Mrs. Jacobson Hostess. FLOYD -- Mrs. Jacobson was hostess to Tuesday afternoon to the Happy Hour club at her home west of Floyd. )Wd ---- · __,^___--. ggerTh IS Is Sound Fashion Advice From Printzess Especially for the Younger Set! Swagger with collars erect in back... | with buttons or clips to fashion you, up ... with sleeves wide at the elbow · ... with scarfs knotted under your] chin or thrown across your shoulder^ Swagger in monotones, frosted wools,; in plaids or broken checks. These are the smart ways to swagger this Spring and we've the coats and suits for it. - They've just arrived from PRINTZESS,! where our smartest fashions originate,, Suits $29.75 Coats S25 and $29.75 "ti Come to Merkel's for Accessories No longer can a woman buy one bag, one pair, of gloves and one pair of shoes to "go with everything." Her accessories must complement her costume, not only in color, but in style and detail. Women now distinguish "fussiness" from "smartness." They want their accessories to be new and individual--not impractical and conspicuous. Merkel's have trained specialists in each department devoted to accessories. They are at your service- They will advise you what is proper to wear with each coat, suit or dress. Call upon them and they will gladly help you plan to complete your wardrobe for Spring. ;"rrs? In or Out of It in the- Time You Powder Your Nose Gneffiiece Combination Cjlrdle and Step-in by HICKORY Convenience such as you've never experienced before. A girdle and step-in knitted in the same continuous piece. Elastic for the girdle-the stsp-in is a cool comfortable material And think of it-not a seam or hook to mar a perfect waist and hip line. It's a marvelous convenience, perfect fitting, supremely comfortabla Comes in peach in smalL *? tf? en medium and large sizes. ®Jf «P-»»-'" Improve Your Appearance Try our beauty parlor service and see how our trained operators can improve your appearance. It's equally as important to have your hair, your skin and your hands look "dressed up" as it is to have a new spring outfit. It's the finishing touch to a smart appearance. PHONE 793 FOR APPOINTMENTS

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