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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 11, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBB-GAZETTK, MARCH 11 THKKE OSAGE WINS 2 DECLAIM FIRSTS St. Ansgar Student Ranks High in Preliminary Competition. OSAGE--At the preliminary declamatory contest held at the seminary gymnasium Monday evening in which three pupils from Elma, Mitchell, St. Ansgar. and Osage competed. Stanley Roberts of Osage won first in the oratorical class and John Albert Halvorson of St. Ansgar was second. Robert Cordes of Mitchell and Lee Elwood of Elma also competed in this class. In dramatic, Tom Moon of St. Ansgar won first and Kathryn Kitson of Osage, second. In humorous, Jeanctte Woodard of Osage won first and Paul Williams of St. Ansgar, second. Others in this class were Duano Hayes of Elma and Avis Schmidt of Mitchell. Judges were Robert Greef, Miss Damarise Kitch and Mrs. Melcher of the Charles City high school faculty. These winners will compete in the subdistrict contest later. Here and There Return to Minneapolis. COULTER--Mrs. Tillman Sogge and daughter, Joan Sogge, concluded a visit in town and returned to their home in Minneapolis. Returns to Shell Rock. ROCK FALLS -- Mrs. Forest Hyde and infant son, Robert Dale, returned to their home in Shell Rock after spending several days at the W. D. Edgar home. Leave for San Mateo. COULTER--Mrs. Carl Almgrcn and little sou who has spent the winter with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Madsen of Coulter, left for her home in San Mateo, Cal. Resumes Section Work. RAKE--James Klimes resumed his duties as local'section foreman. He has been unable to work while recuperating from an operation performed on his leg last August. The relief foreman, Clarence Ball, returned- to his home at Dows Friday. Visitors From Minnesota. LATIMER--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Passehl of Minnesota were visitors at the Alfred Schermer home. Daughter Is Born. SHEFFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. William Eno are the parents of a daughter born March S. Meets at Henn Home. SWALEDALE--The M. E. Mission circle and Queen Esthers met at the home of Mrs. Donnald Henn Tuesday evening. Miss Reva McNabb was-leader.'·' ' Returns From Nebraska. RUDD--Walter MoehJe returned Wednesday from Clay Center,- Nebr., where he has been visiting his parents. Will Have Operation. RAKE--Mrs. M. R. Erdahl was taken to the Naeve hospital at Albert Lea, Minn.- She is receiving treatment to gain strength before submitting to a major operation which she will undergo in the near future. Visitors From Eldora. LATIMER--Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. Fred Elsham and daughters of Eldora were Sunday visitors at the Laurence Jensen home. Present at Wedding. COULTER--Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hansen attended the wedding of Mrs. Hansen's brother, Garfield Nielsen, to Miss Ethel Fecht in Cedar Falls Sunday. Mr. Nielsen resided in Coulter for 11 years. Submit to Operation. COULTER--Miss La Mona Hansen, Coulter, was operated on for appendicitis at the Lutheran hospital in Hampton. Miss Hansen is a senior in the Hampton high school. Daughter Is Born. GRAFTON--Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Schultz are parents of a girl born to them Tuesday morning. Leaves for Indiana. GARNER--Mrs. Elizabeth Hoon left Tuesday night for Kokomo, Ind.. to be until summer and then gn to Salem, Mass., to spend several months with her son, the Rev. John Hoon and family. She had spent the past four months in the home, of her son, the Rev. T. Ernest Hoon and Mrs. Hoon here. Visit at Ogden. PLYMOUTH--Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dixson accompanied by their two daughters, Dorothy and Grace, drove to Ogden to spend a few days with Mrs. Dixson's aged mother. Leaves for Bock Falls. OTRANTO--Arthur Albrecht left Tuesday to take possession of a business place he has rented at Rock Falls. Mother Is Dead. MESERVEY--Mrs. Henry Hartwig received word a few days ago of the death of her mother, Mrs. Caroline Pittelkow, at St. Paul. Minn., who was 78. Mrs. Hartwig was unable to go to the funeral. Visitor From California. . ROCKWELL--James Major of Los Angeles, Cal., is here for a visit with relatives and to make needed improvements on his farm 5 miles southwest of Rockwell. Honored on Birthday. STACYVILLE--A birthday dinner party was held Sunday honoring Roy Gerbig. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Adams, Misses Alvina, Maxine, Vivian Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adams, Mr. and Mrs. August Bruggeman, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Adams, Mrs. Guy McFarland, Mrs. John Thorneau and Peter Bird of Brownsville. Farm Sale Held. AREDALE--Mrs. Frank Jones held a closing out farm sale Tuesday. The sale was reported very ivcll. It had been postponed twice on account of snow drifts. Several cars vvore stuck in t h e mud and had to cot teams tc pull the cars out of Bette Davis, McLaglen Honored Awards for the finest performances ol' tin* 1U33 year on the screen \vent to Bettc Davis for her work in "Dangerous" and to Victor Mc- Lsijjlcn lor his portrayal of Gippo No'an in "The Informer." The awards are made annually in Hollywood by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. the mud. Mr. Jones plans to move to Hampton. Farewell Parties Held. ACKLEY--Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ryken entertained at bridge Monday night in a farewell to Miss Henrietta Muller who will · leave" next Monday for Eldora where she will be employed as office girl for Dr. Kunath. Mrs. Virgil Steffen and Mrs. John Fahey entertained at bridge Monday evening as a farewell to Mrs. Will Halloran who with her husband will make their home on a farm near Rockwell. Mrs. Ed Keninger received high score. Wins Second Place. BRISTOW--Helen Rheingans, local representative in the preliminary declamatory contest at Parkers- fcurg Monday night, won second place in the humorous class. Helen is a ninth grade pupil. Mrs. Wengiind Hostess. R O C K F O R D -- Mrs. Clarence Wengand entertained the members of Ivan C. Walker unit of the American Legion Auxiliary at her home Tuesday afternoon. A report of the conference wag given by Mrs. Otto Huxsel and Mrs. Carl Cunningham, who attended as delegates from the local unit. The unit is sponsoring the Fidac essay contest in the high school again this year with Mrs. Margaret Sayre ag chairman. The unit received a citation for meritorious service on membership, having exceeded last year's membership. Fulls in Front of School. CLARKSVILLE--Carl Sieling, Si, previously ill with heart disease, had a severe attack and fell in front of the schoolhouse Monday afternoon. He is confined to his ber aagin. ... . , . . . . - . - Sister Is III. SEXTON~Mrs. A. L. Greenfield is in Algona, caring for her sister. Mrs. A. D. Richards, who suffered an attack of ,'gallstones Saturday and has been seriously ill ever since. · - ' · · Given Farewell' Shower. CORWITH--Mrs. J. A. Chambers was honored at a farewell handkerchief shower given by members of the Woman's Home Missionary society at the Methodist church Monday in connection with the regular meeting at the parsonage. Mrs. Jennie Sawyer led the lesson on "A Look at Our Neighbors Through the Mission Work." Returns From Marshulltown. CORWITH--Mrs. Fa.y Scace returned Sunday from a week's visit at Le Mars and Primghar. Mrs. Howard Cook of Primghar accompanied her mother home and will visit here and at Bclmond until the last of the week. Nominated At; Caucus. FREDERICKSBURG--The Citizens' caucus named Ihe following ticket to be voted on at the town election to be held Monday, March 30. Mayor, Henry Kerssen; treasurer. Earl Leach; assessor, L. C. Russell; council, John. Schuette, Vernon Upham, C. H. Wesp, Guy Linderman and Frank Weitenhagen. Fire Is Put; Out. CLARKSVILLE--At the R. A. Va.nnoy home Sunday afternoon, a small roof fire was put out by chemicals. Mr. Vannoy was in St. Paul and his wife and helpless mother were alone at the time. UNCHANGED CORN ACREAGE URGED Franklin County Planning Group Recommends Use of Sweet Clover. HAMPTON--The Franklin county agricultural planning board met at the courthouse Tuesday and recommended a land use program to begin with 1936. They recommended corn acreage to run the same as under the corn-hog contracts ot 1931 and 1935, increase in the use of sweet clover to maintain the soil and an increase in pasture acreage. The p'.an will be sent to DCS Moines and then to Washington. Members of the board are Manning Howell, county agent; Harold Walker, assistant agent; Ralph Stockdale. chairman, Everett McCord, Fred L. Meyer, J. P. Brown. D. R. Mallory. L. M. Crom, A. G. Rust, H. B. Blewett, J. G. Showalter, John Lautcrbaclt, Ira Miller. Petit Jurors Chosen for Court in Kossuth; Term to Open March 30 ALGONA--Petit jurors were named for the March term of court of Kossutb county which opens March 30 with Judge F. C. Davidson of Emmetsburg occupying the bench. The petit jury will not report until April 7. however. The list includes: Leo E. Aman, Walter Brandow, Q. A. Bjustrom, Neil Beck, Clara Davenport, P. A. Hutchins, Frank Hofius, Raymond P. Norton, Clark Orton, Delia Reaper. Eugene ZittriUsch and Fred L. Zeigler, AI- gona; Rose Bahling, Peter Kollasch, Emma Staehle, Burt; E. J. Dahl, West Bend; Ben Frantzcn and B. U. Meyer, Titonka; D. W. Funderburk, Swea City; Roy Jensen, Lonerock; Ben Kemkle, Herman Warm bier, Luveme; Anna M. Larson, Armstrong; L. A. B. Mattrass, Wesley; Arthur W. Peterson, Henry Ruste- mier, Lakota; Arthur Rusch, Whittemore, Hemy Schulte, Fenton, Fred Simpson, Bancroft and H. R. Waterbury, Ledyard. Otranto Man Will Open Rock Falls Pool Hall ROCK FALLS--Arthur Albricth of Otranto has rented the pool hail and barber shop which has been empty for the past two months. He plans to be open for business the latter part of the week. Visitors From Waterloo. SWALEDALE--Mr. and Mrs. Ed Danforth of Waterloo were callers in town Sunday. Mrs. Danforth was former primary teacher here. John Muller, Mitchell County Resident All of His Life Succumbs OSAGE--John Muller succumbed early Wednesday. He suffered a stroke Monday from which he failed to recover. Seven years ago he suffered his first stroke and the past two years was practically an invalid. Born in Mitchell county in July 19, 1877, he was married June 18, 1902, and since lived on a Cedar townsnip farm. Surviving are his wife and six children, all at home, Leona, Lloyd, Eldred, Maurine, Theodore and Ilcne. Cresco CCC Camp Given Inspection High Rating CRESCO--Capt. G. A. Rehm of Fort Des Moines, inspected the Cresco CCC camp Monday, March 9, and found the camp, under the supervision of Lieut. S. M. Miller, in an excellent condition, the various departments and buildings ranking an average of "above excellent," and some as "superior. 1 ' Rites for Mrs. McGee, 95, Are Held in Cresco CRESCO--Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at the Assumption Catholic church for Mrs. William McGee, widovy. 95. Her pastor, the Rev. J. A. McMahon officiated and burial was in the Catholic cemetery at Daly's Flats, northeast of Cresco. She is survived by several grown children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Iowa's Veterinaries Elect New President DES MOINES. (.-?)--The Iowa Veterinary association elected Dr. T. G. Fultz ot Pella president to succeed Dr. F. J. Neiman of Marshalltown, who was unable to pro- side after his election a few months ago. Decide Palo Alto Oase. DES MOINES, UP}--The following opinion was handed down by the first division of the March session of the Iowa supreme court: Peter Weisz, appellant, vs. L. W. and J. H. Moore. Palo Alto county. Judge F. C. Davidson. Judgment against damages for alleged malicious prosecution. Reversed. Opinion by Donegan. Injured Youth Recovering. 7OWA FALLS--Darrel Olcr, ir, Aldcn boy whose left arm was amputated at the socket last week in a. wood saw accident at his farm home, continues to improve at Ellsworth hospital here. It is thought he is out of danger, but will have to remain at the hospital under constant care for several weeks. COULTER CO-OP FIRM IS PLANNED Elevator Company to Begin Sale of Stock; State Secretary Talks, COULTER--Farmers in this community interested in organizing a Farmers Co-operative Elevator company met Monday at the public school auditorium.. Secretary Wilbur Thompson of the Iowa Grain Dealers association gave a talk on 'Organization of Elevators." A committee was appointed to begin the sale of stock immediately and a meeting was planned for next week. Members of the commitee arc Art Larson, Vcrn Peterson, George Wordcn. Fred Wcsenburg, Morgan; Ted Dohrmann, Chris Jensen, Floyd Myers. Clarence Lubkcman, Scott; Ted Heincking. Fred Elling, Carl Borcherding. Marion; Ben Dohrmann, W. C. Pralle, Ben Miller, Louis Borcherding, Hamilton. Mrs. Ritter, 61, Dies of Ruptured Appendix; Lived at Marble Rock MARBLE ROCK--Mrs. George Ritter, 61, farmer, died at Cedar Valley hospital in Charles City, at 2.o'clock Wednesday morning, following an operation for ruptured appendix. Surviving are her husband and several brothers and sisters, nnd three stepchildren. Mr. Ritter's first wife, who is dead, was the sister ot his second wife. Cullen of Whittemore Named Kossuth Deputy ALGONA--Cleo Cullen of Whittemore was named Tuesday as deputy sheriff for Kossuth county to succeed Casey Loss, who recently resigned because he is in the race for nomination as sheriff in June. Mr. Loss will quit duties Saturday and Mr. Cullen will start official duties. Henry Steussy, Algona, announced himself Monday as another candidate for sherH'l: on the republican ticket. It looks as though this will be the real battle with five announced candidates thus far. LOOMIS HEADS PRESS OF IOWA Editors and Publishers of Iowa Dailies Conclude Annual Meeting. DES MOINES, (.-?--The Iowa Daily Press Association, concluding its annual two day meeting of Iowa Editors and Publishers here Wednesday, elected Lee P. Loomis of Mason City state president. Loomis, publisher of the Mason City Globe-Gazette, succeeds John Huston, publisher of the Ottumwa Daily Courier at Ottumwa. Robert O'Brien of Council Bluffs was re-elected vice president and Dale Carrell of Kcokuk was renamed secretary-treasurer. Return to Cedar Falls. CHAPJN--Misses Lena Halfwassen, Vcloy Froning and Kathleen Thines returned to their school studies at Cedar Falls Monday after H few days visit with their parents here. C4J BYSUIW760 IT PAYS TO BUY A U N t C A R ! FLOATING POWER HYDRAULIC BRAKES SAFETY-STEEL BODIES J. H. MARSTON 19-35 Thira Street N. E. Phone WEDNESDAY ROSA POiVSELLE MARTIM HOSTELANETZ ORCHESTRA AND CHORl'S 8 P. M. (C. S. T.) --COLUMBIA NETWORK G i?il)i liWJ.ll MilTM CO,

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