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24 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 24 1931 IOWA FIRE PREVENTION WORK AIDS NATIONAL CAMPAIGN? 1 PROGRAM CITED BY ASSOCIATION Steady Reduction in Stat Shown in Loss During 10 Year Period. DES MOINES, Pet. 24. UP)-Iowa's fire prevention program was citecj in a bulletin of, the National fire protection association as having made an outstanding contribution to the national campaign to reduce fire losses. The bulletin published figures showing a steady reduction in the fire loss in Iowa during the 10 year period enidng in 1929. It commendec the state fire marshal aa being largely responsible. The loss in 1929, the latest for which complete figures were available, the bulletin said was 18 per cent below the average annual loss in Iowa during the period of 1920 to in 1929. The total loss that year \vas 56,776,373. compared with an average; of $9,112,935 each year from 1920 to 1923 and $7,967,334 for each year from 1926 to 1929. The association computed the 1929 loss as $1,502,671 below the 10 year average. Hampton Man, Hurt in Car Crash, Still in Serious Condition HAMPTON, Feb. 24.--John T Pink, who was injured in an auto accident near Rockford.a week ago is still in a serious condition. Mr. Pink in company with Floyd Chester, ,B. E. Ray, August Ebert and Bert Claypool, all employes of the Earl Ferris' nursey tiere, were en- route to visit the Sherman nursery at Charles City when a car came on to the highway from a side road and struck the rear of the Pink car, turning it completely over. Mr. Pink's injuries consisted of a badly wrenched back, a broken rib and internal injuries. Mr. Ray received a broken collar bone and Mr. Ebert and Mr. Claypool were bruised. Mr. Chester's injury was a badly sprained back. Legion Leaders Claim Anti-Compulsory Drill Bill Is but First Move DES MOINES, Feb. 24. (IF)--American Legion leaders in the city for the eleventh annual conference charged that the pending legislative "'bili against compulsory military training in two Iowa colleges is merely tne start of a national move to destroy, national deefnse. Additional charges of paid propaganda being circulated were made and that paid workers from New York are in Iowa. Commander Maurice Cahill of Cedar' Rapids said that the fight to do away with required military training is merely the first step in a campaign to do away entirely witU military training. He reaffirmed his former statements that the committee on militarism in educatioi and the American civil liberties union have interlocking directorates, Healy Assumes New Duties. CEDAR RAPIDS, Feb. 24. OP)-For almost 50 years .United State deputy marshal for the northern district of Iowa, M. L. Healy wil shortly assume his new duties a federal probation officer for the dis trict. He received notification of hi appointment yesterday from Fed eral Judge George G. Scott of Siou. City. HERE AND THERE * * * * * Â· * Â» * * * * * * Â« * Â» Â» Miscellaneous Items From 100 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Mrs. Springer Improved. LiYLE, Minn.--Mrs. Rena Springer, who has been quite ill for some time is improved. Leave Lyle After Visit. LYLE, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Johnson returned to their home in Excelsior after a visit with their son, P. R. Johnson. Go to Omaha. THOMPSON--Mrs. J. W. Halvorson accompanied by her aunt, Miss Christine Larson, Mason City, left Saturday for Omaha where they visited their sister and niece, Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Swenson. Gives Talk at Kutld. RUDD--Thirteen women met at the E. E. Stalker home Friday afternoon to listen to Mrs. Mildred Dubbert Peterson of the American Legion auxiliary. She gave a report of the sixth annual women's patriotic conference which was held at Washington. Come to Carpenter. CARPENTER--Mr. and Mrs. Rus sel Culbertson and children, Blooming Prairie, Minn., were week -enc guests at the C. M. Culbertson home and other relatives. They were accompanied by her father, Jacob Priem, who returned from Washington where he had spent the winter visiting relatives. Go to Minneapolis.' LAKOTA--Mr. and Mrs. I. E, Wortman were visitors at Minneapolis Saturday. Will Entertain Society. HANLONTOWN--Mrs. R. M. Hall, Mrs. Sam Hall and Mrs. Ole Halsne will be co-hostesses to the Ladies aid Thursday Feb. 26 in the church parlors. Admitted to Hospital. ORCHARD--Mrs. Frank Ford entered the Wissen hospital and was operated on for appendicitis Saturday 'morning. Will Receive Treatment. HANLONTOWN--C. F. Schnei- :er left for Minneapolis where he is :aking treatment. Are Hanlontown Guests. HANLONTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Ubert Brunsvold and family and Bennie Brunsvold of Jackson, Minn., ere week-end guests in the homes f Henry Jorgen and S. A. Brims- old. Cares for Daughter. CARPENTER--Mrs. H. Roberton has been, at Northwood the past veek caring for her daughter, Mrs. ""hornson, and granddaughter who vas born a week ago. Are Quarantined Again. WHITTEMORE--The Frank Bes- :enlenner home was put under quarantine Sunday, Annette being ill with scarlet fever. This family was only released Thursday from quarantine when the son, Buddy, recovered from the same illness, Are Given Party. ORCHARD -- A farewell party vas held at the local church basement Saturday afternoon for the Nicols, Hughs and Richmond children whose parents are moving away. Visit at Floyd. FLOYD--Betty Falk and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Heman and daughters, Bernie and Darlene of Stacyville visited at the Peter Holbach home Sunday. Attend Des Molnes Conference. ALLISON--Mr. and Mrs. John Wejland and Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Fisher drove to Des Moines Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Weilaud and Mrs Fisher are attending a president- secretary's convention of the American Legion auxiliary. First Child Born. KANAWHA--Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gentry are the parents of a nine pound baby born Friday morning This is their first child. Mrs. Gentry i was formerly Sadie Dahl. Quiclc! .AjndL "Voo IVtay IVIe Out! Have IVfc "Help -- I'm caught in these terrible stockyards. I'mhnngry! Starving! J don't taow how to get to that big sack of oats on the outside. What boy or girl will lead me out?" ; Can You Find the Right Path? Won't yon try? How I will love to carry you on my back for long ridea if you do. The right path may start at my feet I'm sure it leads direct to my oata. Bat I'm only a pony and need some boy or girl to help me-- Oh so bad! When you find the path, jnat mark it plainly with a pencil and send It to my owner. Yes! He is going to give me, with my saddle and bridle, to some boy or girl who leads me out of these awtnl yards. Some bright-eyed boy or girl will certainly win me. 1O Dandy FÂ»onies Given My owner has ten ponies like me for girls and boys. Not one bnt ten can win. Harry! Don't let me go hungry. Find the right path quick. My o wner will pay J25 cash extra to winners as a re ward for prompt action. V. T. Room G33, 801 Scconil Street, Inwa YOUR IOWA One Interesting Fuct Every Day About the State You Are Proud to Call Your Own! Iowa has nearly 20,000 students enrolled in the three state educational institutions, the State University of Iowa City, the State college of agricultural and mechanic arts at Ames and the State Teachers' college at Cedar Falls. Go to Conference. ORCHARD -- Oscar Johnson, Warren Diedrick, Lee Lewis, Mrs. Ray Fairbrother, Mrs. John Wright and Walter Wright went to Des Moines Sunday to attend the American Legion and auxiliary conference on Monday. Father Is HI. BRISTOW--Mrs. P. K. Miller was called to Sibley by the serious illness of her father, age SO, who recently submitted to an operation and is now in a hospital. Are Parents of Son. KANAWHA--Mr. and Mrs. Basler are the parents of a baby boy born Friday. Give Haulontown Service HANLONTOWN -- The Waldorf college gospel team, Hjalmer Holland, Maynard Halverson, Norman Larson and Ingolf Kronstad presented the morning service here Sunday. The team then had charge of the Luther league in Fertile Sunday morning. Heturns to School. KANAWHA--Miss Louise May returned to school Monday after h-ving had an operation for appendicitis. Visits in Sheffield. SHEFFIELD--D. D. Reynolds, Ames, is visiting at the home of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Reynolds. Is Hospital Patient. WHITTEMORE--William Hig- _-ens, Sr., is a patient at the Mc- Ureery hospital. Attends Officers Meeting. LAKOTA--Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Johnson were at Des Moines Sun- lay where they visited relatives and \Ir. Johnson attended a meeting of he officers reserve. Are Parents of Son. HANLONTOWN--A son was born Saturday morning to Mr. and [ ,lrs. Martin Hagen. This makes the \ ifth son for this family. Returns to Belmond. BELMOND--Mrs. E. , F. Bailey returned to her home Sunday after a visit at the home of her daugh- er, Mrs. Lowell Schwinger at Ackley. ' Guests at Garner. GARNER--Postmaster T. E. Gil- aspi and three children of Lincoln, STebr., are visiting Dr. and Mrs. Thomas McMahon. They arrived Saturday and attended the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Waller at Clear Lake. Guests at Woden. . WODEN--Mr. and Mrs. Tom Quinn of Britt and Miss Maria Quinn of Ames spent Sunday at the Harry Quinn home. Freshmen Entertain. Â· LATIMER--The freshman class entertained at a party at the school building. ' Attend I^egion Convention. BELMOND--R. W. Nelson, com- Vnander of Einbrink post of the American Legion, Luverne Smith, official representative, Adolph Keplinger, John Kaufman and George Heginger went to Des Moines Monday to attend the Legion convention. Party Given for Class. DOWS--The girls' Sunday schoo: class of the Presbyterian church with the teacher, Mrs. Jennie -Mulnix held a party Monday evening at the home of one of their number Miss Margaret Schnug. There were 15 present. Visit in Garner. GARNER--Mr. and Mrs. F. S Livermore are spending a few days with friends in Garner. They have been in Kansas City and De Moines since last fall. The Liver mores plan to locate in Fairmont Minn. Returns to Comfrey. BANCROFT--Veda Bollig re turned to her home at Comfrey Minn., Saturday after spending a week at the J. F. Kramer and J W. Schittz homes. Comes From Chicago. PLYMOUTH--Mr. and Mrs. Wil liam Wickam enjoyed a visit with their daughter, Mrs. Burton Hawk ins of Chicago, from Saturday morning' until Sunday night. Visits With Daughter. STILSON--Mr. and Mrs, G. C Brickey spent Sunday in Masou City with their daughter, Mrs. Dale Scott and family. Visit at Latimer. LATIMER--Miss Dorothy Jensen from Cowell and her brother Marion Jensen, Minneapolis, visitec their aunt, Miss Jane Damm an' also called on other old friends here during the week-end. Student Visits Belmond. BELMOND--Miss Mildred Jacob son came from Northfield, Minn Saturday to visit until Monday in the home of her parents, Mr. ami Mrs. O. T. Jacobson, during a holiday at St. Olaf college. Come From Beresford. GOLDFIELD--Abe Duerfl, Sair Hamerly, Mesdames Mary Schml and Dora MillikJn of Beresford, S Dak., spent the week end at the N. G. Duerst home. Go to St. Paul. GARNER--Henry Carr and C. G Lawhorn left early Monday morning for South St. Paul to buy cattle on the market. Comes From St. Olaf. JOICE--Kermit Paulson, St. Olaf student, spent the week-end at home with relatives and friends. Parents of Son. THOMPSON--Announcement was received here that a son was born Friday to Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Neilson, Mr. Neilson was a former principal and boys' coach in the THompson schools. This is their first child. Are Guests nt Hutchins. HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wenell and Harold Moon of Laurens and Miss Beulah Lonning of Thor were over Sunday guests at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Rinehart. Hatchery Equipment Moved. KANAWHA--The chicken incubators have been moved into a building in the west part of town and custom setting wil start this week. The business is called the Anderson Hatchery company. Guests at Sheffield. SHEFFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schaefer and children,' Madelia. Minn., were week-end visitors at the home of his mother, Mrs. Herman Schaefer. Move Back to Farm. FLOYD--Tom Robinson and family moved to their farm at Rudd Monday. Con Moeller will run the Deep Rock station which Mr. Robinson operated since last fall. Is 111 at Allison. ALLISON--Joyce, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Burbridge, is ill. Cared for Mother. K A N A W H A -- M r s . R. J. McCleery returned Sunday from Marshalltown where she has been caring for her mother the past five weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh McCleery of Grinnell brot her home. Come From Monona. HANLONTOWN--Mrs. Ulish and Mrs. Wagner of Monona were weekend guests of Supt. and Mrs. R. J. Elliott. Go to Rochester. ORCHARD--Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Harlis and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Walling motored to Rochester Sunday to spend the day with Mr, and Mrs. C. W. North. Visits With Parents. BRISTOW--Miss Ruth Boyd visited her parents at Horton over this week-end school recess. Come to Allison. ALLISON--Sylvester Flynn and ills sister, Mrs. Ed Powers of D'ur- and, 111., arrived here Sunday for a visit at the Thomas Dalley home and with other relatives. Come to Hanlontown. HANLONTOWN--Mr. and Mrs. Kaplan, Miss Marcella Oswald, Waterloo, Selmer Lee and Lauretta Bray of Cedar Falls arrived for a visit here. Mrs. Kaplan remained for a longer stay to assist in the Mrs. vlitmie Oswald home. Mrs. Oswald was called to Chicago by the illness of her daughter, Mrs. Conrad Nelson and daughter. Goes to Kansas. JOICE--Mr. and Mrs. Jim Solomon left Saturday for Wichita, Kans., to live there. Former Residents Visit. CARPENTER--Mr. and Mrs. Simon McGilvery, Austin, Minn., were guests of their son, Leslie and fam ily. The McGilverys were former lesidents here. Son Is Born. WHITTEMORE--A son was born Saturday to Mr. and Mrs. George Weir in Algona. There are now four children in the family. The Weirs formerly lived in WhIUemore. Given Farewell Party. HANLONTOWN--A f a r e w e l l party was held Saturday evening at the John Bendickson farm' home. The family will vacate the Ford farm for the G. B. Burtness farm March 1. Ed Erickson will move to the Ford farm from near Kensett. Go to St. Paul. OTRANTO--Mr. and Mrs. William Ram and Mrs. Merlen Crows accompanied Mr. Crowe to St. Paul Sunday where they will consult n specialist in regard to Mr. Crowe's condition. Given Surprise Party. WODEN--A surprise party was held at the Carl Jacobson home Saturday evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Jacobson and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Helland. Both these families are moving March 1. Comes From Sioux Falls ALEXANDER--T. S. Morse of Sioux Falls, S. D., was a business raller in town Monday. Comes From Chicago. SEXTON--Mies Mary McMahor of Chicago came Saturday to spend the week-end with her mother, Mrs John McMahon, Sr., returning to Chicago Monday evening. Birthday Is Celebrated. ALEXANDER--Francis Bohlen. 10, was given a surprise Saturday afternoon in honuor of her birthday, by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bohlen/ There were 31 little girls present at the party. Recital Is Given. LAWLER--A recital was presented in Mt. Carmel hall Sunday evening by the advanced music pupils of the parochial school, assisted by Misses Rose and Charlene Leonard and Maurice O'Connor. A large house attended the program Hostess to Progress Club. BELMOND--Mrs. H. L. Gowdy was hostess to the Progress club Tuesday at a luncheon. She was assisted by Mrs. R. E. Courson, Mrs Bon Hogcnson and Mrs. Harolt Hoyt. Mrs. A. C. Licuiven as lesson leader conducted a surprise program. It consisted of a series of readings by the leader, solos by Mrs. C. O. Fitts, A duet by Mrs. Fitts anc! Mrs. J. C. Buthman and other special music. Lake Mills Legion Makes Plans; Heads of Post Are Named LAKE MILLS, Feb. 24.--The Otto Chase post of the American Legion at a meeting at the city hall made plans to carry on its program for the coming year. A drive for members is underway and according to the new offiqers the local men plan to establish the Otto Chase post on a basis which will make it of real value to Lake Mills. Ten new members have already been procured. The following officers were elected: Commander, Sam Grotewold; vice commander, Clarence IVestland; adjutant and bugler, .Vayne C. Stauffer; finance officer, 'j. C. Johnson; sergeant at arms, Comrade News; chaplain, I. L. Thoe; executive committee, Elmer Bergand, Norris Gronhovd, Carl Granskau, Karl Hylbak, Rudolph Fjelstad, C. C. Lunoe and nomina- ing committee, I, L. Thoe, Toby Severson and Sam Grotewold. Black Car lit Burned. LONE ROCK, Feb. 24.--A Chevrolet coupe of Everett Black was urned on the highway near Ledyard Saturday. This is the second car belonging to Mr. Black which was burned within a month. Fayette Civil War Vet Is Record Weatherman R. Z. LATIMER R. Z. Latimer, Distinguished as "Grand Old Man," Is Pioneer Settler. FAYETTE, Feb. 24.--If the Fayette community has a logical heir to the title, "Grand bid Man," there is little doubt oÂ£ its proper bestowal on R. Z. Latimer, active and cheerful Civil war veter. To be a hale and hearty veteran of the Civil war, to have kept the government weather records for a longer continuous period than any other man at any time in Iowa and to have been engaged in one line of business in the same community for more than half a century are rare distinctions. Add to these the possession of a perfectly sound memory of this unusual panorama-consider the fact that this doughty pioneer returned from his Civil war service with apparently undermined health--and there is the bare outline of a remarkable career. Mr. Latimer was born in Clarion county, Pa., 'Nov. 29, 1845, Coming .to Iowa with his parents from Illinois when 10 years of age. The first building on the Upper Iowa university campus.- College hall, was then under construction and his father teamed for the college during the completion of the building. Mr. Latimer has seen every building on the Upper Iowa campus completed. In 1864, at the age of 19, Latimer enlisted in the twelfth Iowa infantry. He joined the regiment at Memphis, Tenn., and saw hard service in some of the late engagements of the war, serving under Genera] Smith, brigade commander. The brigade saw severe action in several battles, among- them a two clay fight at Nashville, in which three separate Confederate brigades were hurled in vain against a wooded position held by the Smith command and a desperate engagement at Harrisburg, Miss. In 1888 he took up the task of local weather observation. This hfc continued without a break until this winter, when illness and a proiected trip to Geor.eia induced him to relinquish the task. Four Grades Give Operetta. LONE ROCK, Feb. 24.--The fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades under the direction of Evelyn Behrman, Lura' Sewick and Paulino Lewis are giving an operetta entitled Twilight Alley in the school gym Tuesday evening. Peacock Elected Head of Tripoli Commercial Club WAVERLY, Feb. 24.---Lee O. Peacock, editor of the Tripoli Leader, has been named president of the Tripoli Commercial club with W. H. Meier vice president and B. F. Morf, A. A. Belknap and C. C. Otterstetter directors. Lending money only for stock feed just means that a lot of mules will get credit for eating ham and eggs.--Fountain Inn Tribune. BUY R C A RADIOTRONS VANCE Music Co. TUBES TESTED FREE First Round of State \ Declam to Be at Lawler LAWLER, Feb. 24.--The first round of the state . declamatory contest will be held at Lawler Thursday, Feb. 26 in the high school auditorium. Towns to be represented are New Hampton, Ionia, Fredericksburg, Baasett, Alta Vista, Colwell, Rudd and Lawler. At any rate, Mussolini knocked a a certain king for a goal and kept right on going.--Midwest Review. WE SELL RADIOTRONS Tubes Tested Free Currie -Van Ness Co. : MOBÂ£ TIME FOR RADIO Get NewTubes One worn-oat tube may distort reception. 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