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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 4 ig 1937 THREE $2,300 VERDICT RETURNED IN ALGONA DAMAGE SUIT JURY PONDERS NEARLY 5 HOURS Johnston of Fort Dodge Brought Suit Against Johnson, Luverne. ALGONA --Alter deliberating four hours and 45 minutes, the jury Wednesday night returned a verdict o£ 52,300 for the plaintiff in the action for injuries brought by Harold A. Johnston, Fort Dodge, against J. H. Johnson, Jr., Luverne, in the Kossuth county district court. Johnston, torcmnn of the Clny Works plant, received injuries to his right arm when he was caught in back of a truck and a brick pile in the brick yards, 8 miles out of Fort Dodge. J. H. Johnson's truck was driven by his wife, Pauline, at the time of the accident- T3u- Eene Holigan, owner of the B'ort Dodge plant, Clarence Davis, Floyd Milligan, Harry Anderson and Leo Johnston, all employes in the brick and tile plant at that time, testified upon the condition of the brick yards, the Icvelncss o£ the ground and the indentations in the pile of bricks before and after the accident. Only two witnesses, J. H. Johnson and his wife, Pauline Johnson, were witnesses for the defense. Mrs. Johnson told the court after the accident that Johnston said to her. "Don't take it that way, it wasn't your fault," when she began to cry. Johnston denied saying this when recalled back to the stand. Judge Davidson, presiding on the bench during the Kossuth court sessions, has not set another j case until next Monday when another damage suit is scheduled for trial. That is of J. H. Peterson vs. S, H. Klassie. :-: HERE AND THERE :-: Miscellaneous items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Funeral for Hampton Woman Is Conducted HAMPTON -- Funeral services for Mrs. John Hcmbd, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Will Barney, at DCS Moines, wore held Thursday afternoon at the Fox funeral home with the Rev. W. V. Cleworth, pastor of the Methodist church in charge, and burial at Hampton. Mrs. Hembd lived east of Hampton many years and moved to Dos Moines this winter. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Will Barney-of D»s Mrs. Anderson Rites ·-'"Held at Forest City FOREST- CITY--Funeral services were held Tuesday for Mrs. Thune Cora Anderson who died Jan. 27 at the home of her only child, Gaylord Anderson, in Deadwood, S. Dak. A brother^, George E. Larson, of Forest City, survives. Mrs. Anderson was born Aug. 4, 18G8, in Center township of this county. Burial was made in the Oakwood cemetery by the side of her husband, who preceded her in death several years. Mrs. Kraf-ft, Former Ackley Resident, Dies ACKLEY,--Mrs. J. M. KrafCt. 62, Cedar Falls, died Tuesday from pneumonia. Mrs. K r a a f t was the wife of the Rev. J. M. Krafft, pastor of the First Evangelical church in Acklcy, from 192G-1933, when the family moved to Nora Springs. Upon the retirement of Mr. Krafft last May, the family moved to Cedar Falls. Beside Mr. Krafft, she is survived by three sons and one daughter. England's lories insist that King George VI grow a beard. .They don't want any more scrapes in the family.--Lincoln Star. Suffers Knee Injury. PLYMOUTH--Ernest Carmany is quite ill at his home, suffering a knee injury received while playing- basketball at school. Slack Smothers C'attlc. TITONKA -- Henry Stroebel, farmer, lost three of his best cattle Wednesday when a strawstack tipped over and smothered them. Visits in Sheffield, 111. SHEFFIELD--Melvin Baxter is visiting relatives in Sheffield, 111., this week. Given Card Shower. ROCKWELL--Friends of Mrs. Robert Finlayson gave her a card and gift shower on her birthday. Mrs. Finlayson has been confined lo her homo since last June. Isaacson Named President. ROCK FALLS--The local telephone company held its annual meeting Tuesday afternoon. Officers elected were John Isaacson, president; L. ~C. BHem, secretary and treasurer. ' | Visitor From Frost. JO1CE--Mrs. W. R. Johnson of Frost, Minn., arrived here Tuesday evening to visit at the Dr. E. H. Ostrem home. Home From California. BR1STOW--Miss Sue Frerichs, who has been in California and other western and southern states on a sightseeing trip, has returned home. Leave for California. FERTILE--Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Varncr and a sister ot Mr.Var- ner's from Rocktord, 111., left for California on a business and sight- j seeing tour. Court Visits Church. ROCKWELL--Members of the Methodist church held their annual party and pot luck dinner at the church basement Wednesday. The district superintendent, the Rev. Frank W. Court, was present for his first visit with the church in his official capacity. Meets at Kirwin Home. RUDD--Because of wealher and road conditions the W. F. M. S. met Wednesday afternoon at the Rev. Will Kirwin home with Mrs. John Knciscl as hostess. Mrs. Will Buckler, presented the lesson which Mrs. I. W. Edie had prepared. Mrs. Edie was ill and unable to be present. Mrs. William Kollman was the devotion leader. Choir Gives Cantata. JO1CF--The Concordia choir presented a cantata at the Sion Lutheran church Sunday evening under tile direction of Miss Kalh- ryn Tweeten. 27 Attend Dinner. DUMONT--The consolidated school faculty and the school board and their wives had n potluck dinner at the domestic science rooms Tuesday evening. There were 27 present and the evening was spent visiting and playing games. Honored on Birthday. CHAPIN--Miss Helen Hemm was given a surprise party at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Hcmm Monday evening. About 35 young folks were present. Miss Hemm was honored on her eighteenth birthday. Mission Group Meets. DOWS--The Methodist missionary society met Tuesday afternoon in the parsonage. Hostesses were Miss Nona Redmayne, Mrs. H. IT. Cappellan, Mrs. Russel DeLano and Mrs. Arthur Flett. The Rev. E. Redmayne led (he devotions and Mrs. W. F. Selleck had charge of the lesson, reviewing the book-, "The Singing Black." "For Iowa" Club Formed. RUDD--The pupils ot Ulster No. 1 have organized a "For Iowa" club which they have named the Sunshine club. Officers are: President, Lloyd Marth vice president, Wilma Koehler; secretary and treasurer, Audrey Keifer; corresponding secretary, Lester Marth; Early Papers of North Iowa EDITOR'S NOTE: The fnl- Inwinsr is one of a scries ot articles mi North Imva newspapers from 1836-1870, gleaned from a bulletin of the University of Iowa extension division. HAUDIN COUNTY "Hardin County Sentinel was established through the efforts of Eldora citizens who bought material for an office which they leased to O. J. Holcomb early in 1865, The first number ot the G- column independent sheet bears the date March 22, 1850, with J. D. Thompson, editor. The next week it was enlarged to 7 columns, and the next year James Speers became editor and proprietor. After less than a year, he sold to .1. D. Hunter, who continued the paper as republican until 18G3. M. C. Woodruff was then editor and proprietor until November 1865, when he moved the plant to Iowa Falls. His reasons, as expressed in the farewell number, were his weakness for acquiring greenbacks, his desire to locate in a market town, and his despair of the railroad ever reachins Eldora. In Iowa Falls the name was changed to Iowa Falls Sentinel. Woodruff published the paner until 1869, then sold to ,T. B. Mathews, who issued it through 1870. "Eldora Ledger, also begun by interested citizens, had Ii. H. McBride, a prolific writer, as editor of its first issue, Jan. 6, ISfiB. The national union party was the avowed choice of the owners of the seven column folio, which continued for 16 years under t h '. same management. Mc- Bridc waged continuous warfare with the Iowa Fails Sentinel, in an effort to induce a railroad to come to Eldora. He succeeded when the line was nut through in 186!). In 1870 Mi-Bride was defendant in one of the most severely contested libel cases ever tried in the stale, when Judge Porter unsuccessfully asked $75,000 for alleged insult. "Acklcry Guide resulted in 18fi!) from a bonus given by businessmen to one Yarram, who made a business of starting newspapers-for a bonus. After a few months the paper was moved over the line into Franklin county in hope ot securing some of that county's patronage. When this failed, the office was moved back n n r bought by Lambert, who changer the name to Acklcy Mirror. Ii failed to satisfy the reading public and its ownership was soon sold a f t e r 1B70. "EMora Tribune was begun under favorable auspices in July 1870. It was an B column folio under the editorship of James N Miller. He continued only n feu months, then sold to Isaac L. Miller, who had been in editorial charge during a part of that time. you'll see cleaners patterned offer this Hoover One Fifty Cleaning Ensemble. It's that new in idea . . . looks . . . material . . . lightness.. . and convenience devices. Why not own this wonder-metal [Magnesium) rug-and-furniture clean- ^^ » ^ ^ WEEK ing ensemble today? JL · ^ U* PAYABLE MONTHLY \ CLEANING ENSEMBLE PEOPLES GAS AND ELECTRIC COMB\NY publicity chairman, June Ernst The club decided to raise a sum of money for flood relief. F. W. D. Club Meets. PLYMOUTH--The F. W. D. club met Wednesday w i t h Mr. and Mrs. Richard Claus,~2 miles east o : Plymouth. Mrs. Dvorak gvivc geography puzzlers and Mrs. Chescbro, Easier egg h u n t . From Watford City. .TOICE--Miss Margaret Frilz- wold arrived here from Watford City, N. Dak., for an extended visit. Has Major Operation. CHAPIN--F. M. McClintock entered the hospital at Hampton Tuesday and underwent a major oncralion Wednesday forenoon Mr. McClintock is t a k i n g a !)f) day leave of absence from the r u r a l mail route and Louis Green is the substitute carrier. Will Meet Sunday. FERTILE--The Central American and African Missionary society will meet Sunday in the afternoon at tha new gospel mission hall. This wil! be the yerly meeting. Woman Fined for Intoxication. HAMPTON--Mrs. Flora Johnston was fined $10 by Mayor .J. Sikkcma on a charge of intoxication. Furnished by Legion. ALGONA--At a meeting of the Hagg post of the American Legion held Tuesday evening at Algona, , Harry Godden reported Hiore arc now 70 school children receiving hot noon meals at the Bryant school, furnished through the American Legion. Dr. Walter Fraser of Algnna gave a discussion on Americanism and based It upon the early history of Egypt. The Rev. W, G. Muhleman told about his recent trip to Mexico. Students Give Program. MILLER--Students from Wal- lorf college gave the program at .he Luther league at the church Tuesday evening. The Misses Torkelson and Rogncss served the refreshments a f t e r the program. Will Gravel Roails. GARNER--A new coun'.y-widn WPA project approved last fall will replace the county work re- icf program to start about Feb. 15. Approximately 54 miles of graveling of roads will be done under the new program. Most Popular Girl. NEW HAMPTON -- Miss Gcr- rude Murray, daughter ot Sher- ft and Mrs. George C. Murray, ,vas named the most popular girl at a carnival dance here. She is a freshman. Each class named a candidate. Net proceeds were turned over to the band fund to pay for the 7iew uniforms. New Teacher Named. DOWS -- Mrs. Carl Faunslow lias been obtained to fill the teaching vacancy caused by the resignation of Miss Bernadinc Burge, who had accepted a position in the schools at Newton, where she began her work at the beginning of this semester. Mrs. Faunslow began her work Tuesday. Mrs. Wallace Meyer has been substituting. Mrs. Larson, Rake Pioneer, Succumbs RAKE -- Mrs. Halvor Larson, who would have been 80 years old April 4, died at her home 3 miles west of Rake Tuesday, after an illness of several weeks. Mrs. Larson was an old pioneer in this community who moved here from Wisconsin with her husband who preceded her in death 12 years ago. She is survived by three sons, Henry, who resides at Grand Meadow, Minn., and Herman and Olen who live near Rake; one daughter, Annie; two stepsons, Reuben and Lewis, who live at home, and two grandchildren, A son, Gehard, died in service during the war. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 o'clock at the home and at 2 o'clock at the Zion Lutheran church with the Rev. S. O. Sorlien conducting the services. Funeral Is Held For Hackbarth, 67, Dows nOWS--The fund-ill of Frank H. Harkbarlh. fi7. who died Monday was held Thursday afternoon nt the Morgan Methodist church. A former nastor, the Rev. G. W. Wcssel, of Hurt, had charge of the funeral, assisted by the present pastor, the Rev. Charles Richards. Mr. Hackbarth died at his farm home, 5 miles east of Dows. He had suffered for years with enlargement of the liver. He was bncn in Seotembor, IflfiS in Morgan township. Franklin county, where he lived all his life. He was married to Miss Sarah Capeilan in 1893. His wife and five sons survive, Lee Hackbarth Dows; Dr. Lester Hackbarlh, To- eldo, Ohio: Floyd Hackbarth, Lacey; Harold and Verlyn Hackbarth, Dows. Three sisters ant! eight, brothers. W i l l i a m Hnckbnrlh, Iowa Falls. Mrs. Richard Hraepor. Minnesota: F.rhvard Hackbarlh, Lnlce Park: Mrs. Henry R a n k i n . Miss Thrrcsn. A l b e r t . Henry. Freohcrt, Fred. John and Ernest Hackbarlh, all of Dows. HR was the first of a family of 12 children to die. Mrs. Simpson Rites to Be in Whittemore WHITTEMORE -- Mrs. J. W. Simpson, d .D, well known resident of this community, died at her home cast of town eacly Tuesday. Mrs. Simpson had been a sufferer from a heart ailment for more t h a n two years. She is survived by her h u s b a n d and four children. John, Margaret. Eugene and Mildred, all at home; two sisters. Mrs. Mabel Yeager and Mrs. Edith Grogan of St. Paul, and one brother, Howard, EmmctsburK.. Funeral services will be held at her home at 1:30 p. m. Friday, and at the Methodist church in Whittemore at 2 p. m. The Rev. Allen Wood will be in charge of the services. Sale of Fireworks in Clarion Is Prohibited CLARION--The city council passed an ordinance Tuesday evening prohibiting the sale of [ire- works in the city of Clarion. $1,110 IS SENT BY IOWA FALLS Titonka Takes in $750 in Relief Funds Through Mail Campaign. IOWA FALLS--Approximately $1,100 has been transmitted by the local chapter of the American Red Cross to aid in flood relief work, thus tripling the quota of $330. In Iowa Falls $707 had been turned in by Tuesday morning; from Alden $173.50; and in Acklcy more than $200. Ot the funds received here, $32 was given in the local school system. Over a ton of bedding and clolhins has been shipped from Iowa Falls to the Central T e r m i n a l warehouse at St. Louis. The Alden and Acklcy groups arc also sending from here. 1,600 pounds was sent out last week and 28 more cartons were shipped Tuesday. S813 Total Keachotl. GARNER--Flood relief contributions for (he cast half of Hancock county were brought to SIM3.35 by the addition Tuesday night of $22.25 raised during the course of n dance staged at Ihc Duncnn community ' h a l l . The danct was a benefit for the Catholic Workmen lodge. Garner thus far has contributed Srun.-lS, Klcmme $228.92, and Goodcll $77.V3, according to Mrs. J. E. Ticrney, chairman in charge of the solicitation efforts. 5500 Check Sent. LAKE MILLS--The Lake Mills chapter of Hie Reel Cross seal in to (he flood relief fund, a check for $f00. A benefit film is to be shown Tuesday nt the Irving theater. sir.n is collected. CRYSTAL LAKE--Crystal Lake sent $50 to the Red Cross for the relict of the flood sufferers. Dona- lions arc still coming in and individuals from Crystal L a k e and community have donated approximately $150 to date. S750 by Mail Campaign. TITONKA--This lown and (he country surrounding it has contributed $750.81 toward the Red Cross fund for flood relief. No personal canvass was marie and all donations came as the result of post card solicitations to each famib' receiving mail through the local post office. GARPENTI IS SENTENCED Pleads Guilty to Charge of Illegal Possession of Liquor. OSAGE -- S h e r i f f Charles Ka- f h a n took Bedford Ellington ot Carpenter to Norlhwoori where he appeared before Judfie M. H. Kepler and pleaded guilty to illegal possession of intoxicating liquor and was fined $300 and costs and given a jail sentence of three months in the Mitchell county jail. Mr. KHingson was also fined and Riven a j a i l sentence lo be served in the Worth county jail on the same charge filed there. Decorah Shoe Merchant Has 50th Anniversary DECOR AH--John C. Hcxom, local shoe merchant, celebrated hi.' f i f t i e t h anniversary in the shoe business. Mr. Hexom first entered the business world for himself in 1BR7, in partnership with his brother, Charles. The brothers operated a Rvoccry and shoe store until lR9(i, when the partnership was terminated. In 1910 Mr. Hexom took his son Charles Philip Hcxom, i n t o the business. WALDORF MAY PUT UP GYM Campaign for Erection of $30,000 Building Is Considered. FOREST CITY -- Waldorf college is considering a campaign leading to the soliciting ot funds for the erection ot a $30,000 auditorium-gymnasium to be located on the vacant lots owned by the college and used for tennis courts in the summer and as an ice s k a t i n g rink in the winter. At the present time the Waldorf chapel serves as an a u d i t o r i u m but it is not large enough to seat the entire student body and there is no place for spectators in the college gym. The school has been using the public school gym for athletic contests for some time. The tentative plans of the new a u d i t o r i u m call for a b u i l d i n g 120 by 00 feet, facing the cast with a stage on the west, side of the b u i l d i n g , which would scat 1,300 persons when used as an auditorium nnd about BOO when the au- d i t o r i u m floor was used for a gymnasium. Offices and auxiliary rooms would be located along the north and south sides oi t h e . b u i l d i n g . If it is determined to conduct a campaign n portion of the fund would be raised among alumni and friends of the college residing elsewhere than in Forest City. You must hand it to Soviet Russia, too. when i t comes tn bumper crops of treason.--St. Lnnls fnst-Ilispatdi. Rockwell Creamery to Hold Annual Meeting ROCKWELL--The stockholders of the Rockwell Co-operative creamery will hold their a n n u a l meeting at the Legion h a l l Saturday. Free lunch wil be served at noon followed by the usual business meeting. ''Before I came over to this country an English cigarette appealed to me because it was firmly packed. In America I tried various popular brands looking for the same virtue. Lucky Strike led all the rest. And what's more--I soon discovered that Luckies were a light smoke and a positive joy to the throat." HERBERT MARSHALL FAMOUS RKO RADIO PICTURES' STAR /\n independent survey was made recently among professional men and women--lawyers, doctors, lecturers, scientists, etc. Of those who said they smoke cigarettes, 87% stated they personally prefer a light smoke; Mr. Marshall verifies the wisdom of this preference, and so do other leading artists of the radio, stage, screen, and opera. Their voices are their fortunes. That's why so many of them smoke Luckies.You, too, can have the throat protection of Luckies--a light smoke, free of certain harsh irritants removed by the exclusive process "It's Toasted". Luckies are gentle on the throat! 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