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Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, February 21, 1931
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18 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 21 B| 1931 1 ^^ ^^ . ^ -- - -- _ ^ . X'JmtUAKI 21 jg§ 1J3J - 1 $75,000 FARM WASTEJiEgjEARCH BILL SENT TO HOOVER GROUP INCLUDES STATE COLLEGE Measure by Dickinson Would Aid Agriculture Development. · AMES, Feb. 21.--A sum of 575, 000 for co-operative reasearch by the federal government with Iowa State college and other institution*on the use of agricultural waste is included in the agricultural appropriations . bill just passed by both houses of congress and submitted · to President Hoover, according to word received here today. The funds become available July 1 and are for only one year. The bill was introduced by Representative LI J. Dickinson after his previous bill asking 5150,000 for the establishment of a .laboratory and research work met with stiff opposition. The passage of this appropriation is a recognition of the value of the work done at Iowa state college by .Dr. O. R. Sweeney, chemical engineer, and of the importance of the development of utilization of cornstalks, oathulls, straw, weeds and other wastes, according to President R. M. Hughes. .The funds which Iowa state will obtain from the 575,000 will make possible the speeding, up of important phases of the work already done here, according to T. R. Agg, assistant dean of engineering. The definite nrogram for which the funds will be used is not known yet since It will have to be approved by the United States department of agriculture which administers the funds. Among the projects which will be aided are the utilization of soybean oils in place of imported oils, use of cornstalks in making paper and in making insulating and acoustical lumber. The $75,000 is to he used in re search only and does not 'provide for housing- facilities, according to President Hughes. The college is asking- the state legislature for SERVING FIFTH YEAR THOMPSON, Feb. 21.--A. B. Myhr, president of the Farm Bureau of Winncbago county, is serving in this capacity his fifth year. Mr. Myhr is also second district committceman. He operates a farm one mile west of Thompson and has been on a farm all his life. money with which to build the central unit of the chemical engineering building, the first wing of wEich was built in 1927 at a cost of 555,000. Officers Are Ke-Eelected. DECORAH, Feb. 21.--At the annual meeting of the Oneota Golf and Country club all the old officers were re-elected. Services for Former County Supervisor. Arranged for Sunday. ROCKWELL, Feb. 21.--Funeral services for W. F. Doderer, former county supervisor, will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Congregational, church. The Rev. Alec Russell will be in charge. Mr. Rockwel Masons Have Banquet. ROCKWELL, Feb. 21.--The Masonic lodge of this place observed Washington's birthday with, a banquet and an appropriate program t on Friday evening. Doderer, who was about 68 years of age, is surviverd by his widow, one daughter, Ruth; two brothers, H. J. Doderer, Mason City, and Fred J. Doderer, California, and two sisters, Mrs, J. H. Hardy, 'Mason City, and Mrs. Daum, Buffalo Center. College Drive to Start. MT. PLEASANT, Feb. 21.-Everything is in readiness for the opening Sunday of the "completion canvass" in. the Iowa Wesleyan college $300,000 debt and endowment campaign, it wa,s announced by George B. McKibbin, general chairman, and Dean Taylor, associate chairman. HERE .AND. THERE Miscellaneous Items From 100 Gl obi Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and MhinesoJ Visiting in Sheffield. SHEFFIELD-- Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Holden, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Spann and daughter, Albert Lea] Minn., are spending the week-end visiting relatives here. Arc Given Surprise. ROCKWELL--A large number of friends of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Roben gathered at their home in Rockwell Friday evening and formed a surprise party, a refciinder of thf, twenty-fifth anniversary of their marriage. High Line Extended. KIESTBR, Minn.--An extension is being built to the high line south one half mile to the Herrick and Baker farms, which will be connected. The farmers have sold their in dividual light plants and will no\' use high line power. Submits to Operation. SHEFFIELD--Victor Koschade submitted to an operation for the removal of his appendix in Milwau See Friday. . Returns From Rochester. GARNER--Rudolph Gelner re :urned today from Rochester Minn., where he hacl been for medical treatment. Is at LeMars, . SHEFFIELD--Miss Pearl Reeves s spending the week-end at her home in LeMars. Mrs. Sorenson Recovers. LATIMER--Mrs. C. N. Sorensen s recovering. Visits in Thompson. THOMPSON--Mrs. Glenn Gran;ou, Blue Earth, Minn., came Friday o spend a part of next week with parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Ostrander. Is Latimer Guest. LATIMER--Mrs. W. T. Janssen if Kings, 111., is a guest of her laughter, Mrs. David Koenen and .Jso of her other children near Latiner. Return to Lyle. LYLE, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. H G Dahl, Mrs. G. Volstad and Mrs. Save Nelson returned Thursday fter a few days spent in the twin ities. Community Club Meets. ALLISON--The February meet- ng of the Allison Community club vas held at the home of Mrs. F. I. ·Tewbury · Thursday evening. Mrs. hepard, chairman of the program ommittee, showed pictures of dif- erent historical .buildings,' monu- nents and cemeteries in Washing- oh which she saw on a trip sort ime ago. The next meeting will b^ eld in the high school assembly oom in the form of a P. T. A meeting. YOUR IOWA One Interesting Fact Every Day About the State You Are Proud to Call Four Own! Primary horsepower in Iowa, in which electrical energy is widely used, has been estimated at more than 330,702. This includes the rated capacity of electric motors driven by purchased current. Grocery Department Opened, ALGONA--The Bloom store is adding a grocery department to the store, open to the public Saturday. Kensington Is Held.. FLOYD--The Ladies ,aid of the M. E. 'church enjoyed a'kensington in the church parlors Thursday afternoon. Start for Texas. ALEXANDER--Peter Pals with Simon Bohning of Belmond started Thursday for Port Arthur, Tex., where they will visit. Attend Trustees Session. ALGONA--District Superintendent W. H. Lease and the Rev. and Mrs. C. V. Hulse are in Sioux City this week attending the annual meeting of the trustees of Morningside college. Will Attend Conference. CLARION--Mrs. Ollie Buchan, Mrs. Louis Porter, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Champlain will leave Monday to attend a conference of presidents, secretaries, adjutants and commanders of the American Legion and auxiliaries of Iowa, held Territory Served by the Northwest Vancorparalioit Vast territory gams FINANCIAL STABILITY through Northwest Eancorporation OVER A CENTURY ago the pioneers in America proved'to a doubting world that "In union there is strength." Today the bankers of the Northwest are proving again the value of unity. By grouping together 132 of the leading banks and trust companies with total resources of nearly $500,000,000, the Northwest Bancorporation has stabilized the banking structure of the extensive territory which it serves. Both agriculture and industry in the Northwest are deriving benefits from the organization of this great financial institution. Fi RST NAJIOIVAL BAN K MASON CI.TY, IOWA AFFILIATED WITH NQRTHWES COMBINED R E S O U R C E S OVER $ 4 9 5 , 0 0 0 , 0 0 0 , Monday at the Hotel Savery in Des Moines. Bridge Club Entertained. R O C K F O R D -- T h e afternoon bridge club was^ entertained Thursday afternoon by Mrs. Myrtle and Mrs. Laura Dunkelberg at the Biddick home. High score was awarded Mrs. Helen Walker was second high to Mrs. Marie Miller, Clubs Are Entertained. NORA SPRINGS--Clubs entertained were the Fortnightly club with Mrs. Fred Frudden, the Optimistic club with Mrs. Joe Tatum and the Priscillas with Mrs. Con Apel. Entertain ladies Aid. SCARV1LLE--Mrs. Otto Syver- san, and Mrs. John Folken entertained the Immanuel Lutheran Ladies aid Thursday afternoon. Circle Is Entertained. ROCKFORD--Mrs. George McElroy entertained the Circle C of the Methodist Ladies aid society at her farm home on Thursday. Returns to School. P L, Y M O U T H--Mrs. Margaret Lewis, second grade teacher, who was ill and went to her home in Mason City, returned to her school duties Friday. Honored on Birthday. J O ICE--A surprise birthday party was given Mrs. Edward Evenson at her home Friday. · Were in Des Moines. NORA SPRINGS--Mr. and Mrs. George H. Moore returned from Des Moines where they were called by the death of Mrs. Moore's niece. Has Mill! Contract. FLOYD--L. R. Thomas has the contract for the mail route between the I. C. depot and the Floyd post- office. Hostess at Bridge. CLARION--Mrs. James Plerring was hostess to her afternoon bridge club Thursday. Appointed by Governor. CLARION--Dr. E. D. Tompkins, mayor of Clarion, has been appointed by Gov. Dan Turner as county chairman of the unemployment movement for Wright county. Dr. Tompkins has selected the mayors of the several Wright towns to co-operate with him. Is III at Goldfield. GOLDFIELD--Mr. Jackson, 87, who makes his home with his daughter, Mrs. Vern Kenney, lias been confined to his home the past week. Mr. Jackson is one of the two surviving Civil war veterans of this locality. Orchestra Concert Arranged. CRESCO--The Cresco high school orchestra, under direction of E. K. Popejoy, will give a free concert in the high school gymnasium Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Nutrition Lesson Given. HUTCHINS--The fourth lesson in Nutrition for the leaders of Orthel and Britt townships was held at the home o£ Mr. ana Mrs. August Klippel of Orthel township. Miss Alice Mae Cole, county leader and 20 local leaders were present. Returns From Chicago. WODEN -- Clifford Eisenmann, who spent a few days visiting at his brother-in-law's, Frank Murr at Chicago, returned home. Guests at Hutclilns. HUTCHINS--Sherman Wilhite of Kcswick and Ernest Vahfleet of North English visited Mr. and Mrs. Ed Clarpsaddle. They were on their way to Minnesota to look after land business. Go To Convention. . CLARKSVILLE -- A. G. Huner and son, Bernard, have gone to Des Moines to attend the sessions of the Iowa Retail Clothiers convention. Is Given Diploma. CLARKSVILLS--Arthur Pagles las been awarded a diploma by the National Radio institute of Washington. · reader Attends Course. HUTCHINS -- Mrs. D. E. Keat, girls 4-H club leader of Orthel town- ihip, attended the club training ichool in Garner. Leaves for Russell. ROCKWELL--Howard E. Grum mon left for Russell, Lucas countj Friday afternoon where he expect to work for a time. P. A. Fischer Improves. GARNER--Word received toda from F. A. Fischer at Rocheste: Minn., stated he was improving. Daughter Is Born. LYLE, Minn.--A daughter wa born to Mr. and Mrs. Lester Peter son at St. Olaf hospital. Is From Minneapolis. THOMPSON--Mrs. Lillian Mai linger, Minneapolis, came Frid'a for a Sunday visit with her par ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Larson. Goes to Dos Moiuos. ' ROCKFORD--Mrs. C. A. Yener ick left Friday for Dos Moine where she will attend the president and secretaries conference of th American Legion and auxiliary While there she will visit her broth ers. Goes to Cedar Falls. PLYMOUTH--Miss Hazel Mood has gone to Cedar Falls to spenL. the week-end with her sister, .Claris who is a student at the state college 50 Attend Party. NORA SPRINGS--About 5 friends of Mrs. W. G. Estal gav her a birthday surprise party her home north of town. Visit Morningside Students. ALGONA--Mrs. Edward Sells Strom and Mrs. ' N. A. Smith lef Wednesday for Sioux City wher they will visit their- daughters, stu dents at Morningside college. Open House Is Held. CLARION--The American Legion auxiliary held open house at thei club rooms Thursday afternoon About 60 women enjoyed the enter tainment. Como From Colorado. ROCKFORD--Mrs. Simon Koerner and son, Ed, of Paoli, Col., are visiting their son and brother, William Koerner. Mr. Koerner will return to his home Saturday night his mother remaining for a longer visit. Move to Farm. JOICE--Otto Skatter and family moved to their farm Thursday. They lived in the E. L. Helgeson house since they lost their farm house by fire Jan. 1. Is in Des Moines. NORA SPRINGS--Miss Lola Hartwig is visiting friends In Des Moines this week. Returns From Hampto'n. FLOYD--Mrs. Ed Mapes returned from Hampton Friday where she visited her daughter, Mrs. Evan Kl inker and family. · Guests at Alexander. ALEXANDER--Mr. and Mrs. Joe Meyer and three children of Minneapolis came Thursday for a visit at the home of Mr. Meyers' sister, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Latham. They planned to return home Sunday. Return After Trip. NORA SPRINGS--Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Zimmer returned from a trip thru Tennessee and West Virginia. They report those states being quite dry. Sells Clarion Grocery. CLARION--Mrs. Velva Trjomp- son, who has run a cash groce'ry in the northeast part of Clarion, has been forced to sell out due to ill health. Speaks at Marshalltown. ROCKFORD--The Rev. Charles E. Luce went to Marshalltown Thursday where he addressed a meeting of the Methodist churches there. Leave, for Denver. G A R N E R--County Engineer Charles and Mrs. Merten started this morning in their car on the 900 mile drive to Denver. Mr. Merten, who is a captain in the engineer division of the reserves of the army, will take two weeks training at the camp near Denver. Give,s Plymouth Lecture. PLYMOUTH--A large crowd attended the Ladies aid supper Thursday night at the church. After supper many went to the audience FATHER OF 34! room and heard lecture on- "India." Judson Perkins At 54, John D. Sloan, Kona, Ky., coal miner, is the. father of his 34th child. He was mar\ rifd twice, 1C children having been born to his first wife and 18 to his second, who is not yet 40. Twentyrfour children are at Home and 10 are married. There are three sets of twins in this remarkable fnm- Montgomery Speaks at Eagle Grove Banquet EAGLE GROVE, Reb. 21.--The annual :Fathers and Sons banquet of the Congregational church was held on Thursday evening in the church dining room. One hundred and ten fathers and sons were served by the Ladies Aid society ol :he church. L. E. Beer was toastmaster. The principal address was Jiven by the Rev. Royal Montgomery of Grinneli. Algona State Bank Will Pay Dividend on March 1 ALGONA, Feb. 21.--A fourth div- dend of 10 per cent will be paid by he Algona State bank about March .. The dividend will represent $14,'59. R. H. Miller is examiner in harge. uoldfield Boy Is Hurt in Tumble From Slide GOLDFIELD, Feb. 21.--Richard rarson, 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edard Larson, living near here was urt at the schoolgrounds Thursday fternoon when he fell from a slide, le kas knocked unconscious for ome time, but will resume his chool duties next week. ·59,445 to Be Spent on Roads in Wright County CLARION, Feb. 21.--At a meet- ng of the township trustees and the oard of Wright county supervisors, he county road plans were' agreed pon. These roads will receive $59,!5 to be expended upon them dur- ng the coming season. Andrew Brudvig Rites Are Held at Scarville SCARVILLE, Feb. 21.--Funeral ervices were held Saturday for Anrew Brudvig, who died Tuesday, he Rev. J. A. Peterson of the ynod Lutheran church was in harge of the services. Completes Large P CRESCO, Feb. 21.--Cresco has an rtist in the person of F. H. Riehle ho completed Friday an immense cenic picture which he painted on anvas, 16 by 23 feet, for a stage creen to be placed in the River Side ark pavillion at Spiliville, of which G. Hauser of that place is pro- rietor. The Opening- of the New ERVIC SHOE REPAIR SHOP AND SHINE PARLORS 122 N., Fed., First Door South of Vance's OPEN SATURDAY Mason City's Newest Shoe Eepair Shop and Shine Parlors. Maintained by experienced men, offering to the public guaranteed repair work at reasonable prices. We invite your patronage. First Class Shoe Shine JAMES SPORT, Prop. Algona Declamatory Winners Are Named ALGONA, Feb. 21.--The home declamatory contest was held Thursday evening in the high school and the winners who will compete in the state series are: Oratorical, Donald Hutchins; dramatic, Helen Monow and humorous, Christina Gould. Ralph Peterson Winner of Contest at Plymouth PLYMOUTH, Feb. 21. -- The grade history contest was held at the high school auditorium Friday afternoon. Ralph Peterson won first with "History of the World War" and Frank Michalek got second place. Mrs. McDonald of Mason City gave an address on "Patriotism." Mrs. Brower, 90, Is Buried at Sheffield SHEFFIELD, Feb. 21.--Funeral services were held at the Methodist church in charge of the pastor, the Rev. H. F. Mercer, for Mrs. I. B. Brower, 90, who died at the home, of her son, W. W. Erower. Elimination Declam to Be Staged at Decorari DECORAH, Feb. 21.--Decorah', Alpha, Calmar and Elgin will be reepresented here in a series of elimination contests to be presented under the auspices of the Iowa high school declamatory association at the H. S. auditorium March 13. D- corah will be represented in the oratorical division by Norman Owen, in the dramatic by Dorothy Hall and in the humorous by Evelyn Benda; Announcement This is to advise our many good friends and loyal supporters, who have for the past twenty-years made it possible for us to do business, that through the combination of many unavoidable conditions we have been compelled to place our business in the hands of a receiver, Mr. W. A. Westfall. For the present-at least the business will be conducted in the regular way with the exception of charge accounts, which will be discontinued beginning Monday, February 23. It certainly has been a pleasure to . deal with you and in the meantime we solicit your support and will advise you as soon as possible our plans for. the future. Trade Where lu DQ the Best £er uS" AHV- tf AN AMP ANS HOUSES. AIR DOWN To THAT um6R P-\N5 AMD BINK5- HOUSE-AND JE\ RCEAU FACT5. THEN WE'LL. BVILDINGMMMIALS FUEL «· A N A D D R E S S OF. 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