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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 24 1934 irirnT j . . FORT DODGE CCCC WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO PILOT KNOB CHANGE ON MAY IIS ANNOUNCED General Development Work Planned in Winnebago, Hancock Site. AMES, March 24.--The civilian conservation corps camp located at Dolliver state park south of Fort Dodge will be transferred to Pilot Knob state park on the Hancock- ·Winnebago county line for the next six months' enrollment period, Prof. G. B. MacDonald, Iowa director of emergency conservation work, announced Friday. The transfer will be delayed until May 1 so that the Dolliver unit can. complete its tree planting program there, MacDonald said. The camp will undertake general development work in the Hancock and Winnebago county park. The Dolliver camp, which spent the first enrollment period last, year in Rochester, Minn., was recently named the outstanding CCC camp in Iowa in competition for the seventh corps area award. George R. Morgan is superintendent of work projects and Capt. R. I- Nichols is commanding officer to charge of the camp. The Dolliver camp is under the .jurisdiction of the National Park Service of the department of interior. Joe Daley, Formerly of Nora Springs, Dies NORA SPRINGS, March 24.-Mrs. E. E. Sherman received word Friday of the death of Joe Daley at Lester Prairie, Minn., from heart disease. He had been critically ill for three days.-Mr. Daley owned and operated the lumber yard 35 years ago now owned by Fred Fruiden. His wife was Miss Lizzie Trevett, who grew to womanhood here. Frank Trevett, a son of Mrs. Daley's ·brother, Fred Trevett, is still in a serious condition at Milbank, S. Dak., having been run over by a car, H E R E A N D T H E R E * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota YOUR IOWA 'An Interesting Fact Daily About the State You Are.Froud to Call Your Own! A student-parents association, similar to the conventional parent- teacher organizations, has been formed by Indians on the Tama reservation in an effort to co-operate with the teachers. Homo From Ames. MANLY--Julia Bartlett, student at Iowa State college, is spending spring vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Bartlett. Visit i", Creston. BRADFORD--Mr. and Mrs. Gunnar KUng went to Creston Friday to spend the week-end with relatives. Home From Ames. BRADFORD--Marshall Newton, student at Iowa State college at Ames, is spending several days with his parents. 400 Are Served. ROCK FALLS--A crowd estimated at 400 people was served at the fish supper sponsored by the game area reserve committee at the school gym Wednesday evening. Has Emergency Operation. ALLISON--Wesley Tellinghuisen, young farmer southwest of Allison, submitted to an emergency operation for appendicitis at the Waverly hospital Tuesday. He is improving satisfactorily. Entertained at Dinner. OSAGE--Mrs. Loren McNulty entertained 15 relatives and friends at | with a miscellaneous shower in Will Go to Colorado. OTRANTO--Miss Ida Patton. who has been'spending the past year with her sister, Mrs. Charles Woodley, left Thursday for Rockville, Mo., where she will spend a, short time before leaving for an indefinite stay with her sister and husband in Colorado. Honored With Shower. RUDD--The Misses Dorothy Jean Brown, Bernice Bobinhouse and "Lena Nicholas entertained at their apartment Thursday' evening The Trevetts are old Nora Springs. settlers of Cantata by 3 Churches Is Planned at Manly " MANLY, March 24.--"The Crucifixion," a meditation on the sacred passion of the Holy Redeemer by John Stainer will be sung by. a chorus of 60.,voices Sunday night at § o'clock under the direction of Valdemar Johnson. The cantata will lie presented in the Bethel Evan- --« raite the .auspices of the three Protestant churches of Manly. · ' · Mrs. Pritchard Returns Following Speaking Tour . GARNER, March 24.--Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sherman Pritchard returned Friday afternoon after be' ing away since Jan: 21. Mrs. Pritchard was on a speaking tour in cities in Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia and Missouri. Mrs. Pritchard is director of the home .department of Life Underwriters association. A dinner party was given at the Pritchard home in honor of their daughter, Mrs. Louis B. Oberhauser, who celebrated her birthday Friday. Mrs. R. G. Grobaty, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pritchard, will leave next week for Marengo with her two children to join Mr. Grobaty who was appointed deputy game warden for three counties. Spence Will Speak. PLYMOUTH, March 24.--The Rev. William Spence of the First Methodist church of Mason City will speak at Plymouth at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at a meeting for men' only, at the Methodist church. dinner Friday noon. This wag the annual reunion of this group from over the county. Home From College. POPEJOY--Joseph Hansen, student at Ames, is spending a few days of spring vacation with home folks. , Sophomores Hold Party. MANLY--The sophomore class of the high school held a party in the gym last night. Joy DeVermond chaperoned the party. Daughter Is Born. ALLISON--Mr. and Mrs. Henry Krill are parents of a daughter, born March 21. Large Crowd at Play. DOUGHERTY--A good crowd attended the play "The Deacon's Honeymoon," which was presented Thursday night by adult players at Miss Sigrid Jorgensen's school northwest of town. Teachers Arc Entertained. GENEVA--Mr. and Mrs. Ray Borguin entertained the teachers of the Geneva school and Supt. and Mrs. Clarence Ransom at dinner. Planned tor Monday. HAMPTON--The Odd Fellows and Rebekah lodges are planning a dance and card party to be held in the I. O. 0. F. hall Monday evening. The Merry Maker's orchestra of Iowa Falls will furnish music for the- dance. . Completes I. S. T.C. Course. DOWS--Miss Marjorie Courtney completed .her.two years' course at I. S. T. C., Cedar Falls where she specialized in primary teaching. Have Major Operations. SHEFFIELD--Lester Benz submitted to a major operation at the Lutheran hospital in Hampton Thursday. Mrs. H. D. Hoffman is a patient at the Lutheran hospital in Hampton where she submitted to a major operation Wednesday. All Day Session Held. DOUGHERTY--Fifteen. Dougherty township women met at the Bert Logan home Thursday for an all day meeting. Discussion and classification of the different, type of persons and their most becoming print dresses and accessories was given by Miss Ada V. Raake, H. D. A. of Mason City. The group decided to plan on showing at the Achievement day program. The next meeting will be May 10 at the E. G. Dougherty home. Returns to Lovilla. STILSON--The Rev. H. N. Hulse who has been holding meetings at the A. B. church returned to his home at Lovilla with the Rev. and Mrs. J. Borton from Moravia, who PHILCO honor of Mrs. Bernice Schmidt Halverson.-Mr. and Mrs. S. Halverson will live on a farm near Hawkeye as soon as school closes. Will Celebrate Anniversary. HANLONTOWN--Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Brunsvold will celebrate their forty-fifth wedding' anniversary Sunday at the Henry Brunsvold home. Their sons and families from Jackson, Minn., are expected here. LJttle Damage by Fire. GLENVILLE, Minn.--The fire department was called Thursday afternoon to the Carl Nelson home east of town to put out a fire which had caught from the stovepipe. little damage was done. Returns From Minneapolis. GLENVTLLE, Minn.--Mrs. John Beckel who spent the winter with her daughter in Minneapolis has returned to her home here. Visits in St. Louis. NORA SPRINGS--Mrs. E. C. Moody is in St. Louis visiting her daughter, Margaret who is a student in Principia college there. Mrs. Moody will spend the week-end with her, son, Robert, student in the state university at Iowa City. Leaves for Chicago. GLENVILLE, Minn. -- Rolland Eckert left for Chicago where he will enroll as a student in the Chicago School of Watchmaking. Honored With Shower. LAKE MILLS--A miscellaneous shower honoring Miss Bernice Holland a bride-to-be was given at the home of her mother, Mrs. John Holland who lives west of town. There were a large number of relatives and friends present. Miss Holland will become the bride of Elmer Langrud hi the near future. Has Major Operation. HANLONTOWN--Philip Karnatz, farmer, underwent a major operation Thursday in a Mason City hospital for an ailment of long standing. Is Resuming Work. NORA SPRINGS--There will be regular church services at 2:30 every Sunday beginning next Sunday at the Baptist church conducted by the R«v. A. A. Ridebut, pastor of the Baptist church at Charles City, who is resuming his work here after several weeks' vacation through the winter. 34th Anniversary Observed. LONEROCK--Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Blanchard entertained her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Whitehill of Burt, and her brother, Claude Whitehill and family in honor of their thirty-fourth wedding anniversary. Guest From Minneapolis. PLYMOUTH--Mrs. Westley Claus is entertaining her daughter, Dorothy of Minneapolis, for a few days. Mrs. Claus is here resting up from a nervous trouble. Attend Kites in Frecborn. KIESTER, Minn.--Mrs. Donald Greenfield. Palmer and Norbert, and Mrs. E. A. Hintz attended a funeral at Freeborn Friday. The funeral was for Mrs. Hans Chris- tionson, mother of Mrs. Norbert Hintz, who died suddenly Tuesday afternoon. Move From Mitchell. RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. Austin Ritter and three children have moved,from Mitchell to rooms over the E. A. Hansen hardware store. Mr. Ritter is a plasterer and bricklayer. Celebrate Birthday Anniversaries. McINTIRE--Thirty friends and relatives honored Mrs. Oliver Good- £r and Mrs. Fred Plummer with a surprise party at the home of the former Friday evening, the event being the womens' birthdays. Visitors From Illinois. CORWITH--Mr. and Mrs. Tony Harding and children of Pontiac, HI'., came Friday to visit Mrs. Harding's mother, Mrs. Amelia Wermer- son, and other Relatives. Mrs. John pflager accompanied them as far as Ames and will also visit friends here. Spirited Election in Belmond Expected; Four Tickets in Field BELMOND, March 24.--Distribution of circulars and heated arguments on street corners indicate spirited municipal election Monday. The tickets are as follows. Citizen's ticket; Mayor, C. N. Hildebrand; Councilmen: Harm Steenblock, H. F. Peterson, George F. Heginger, Fred D. Fulton, R. L. Kinseth; treasurer: B. C. Hewlett; assessor: E. W. Luick. ,This is the ticket for re-election. People's ticket For mayor: Harry G. Nordschpw; councilmen, John Greenlander, Sidney Sewnson, Ray Brewer, Fred L. Mortimer, C. J. Papousek; assessor, Osbon Young. Labor ticket: Mayor, T. B. Champ[in; councilmen and other offices to be filled in. On the Independent ticket the only announcement for a candidate is that of O. G. Gartin for assessor. $75 EASY TERMS! had been visiting: relatives here. Condition Is Improved. HAMPTON -- Considerable improvement is reported in the condition of Ann Rice, 5, daughter of Dr. aad Mrs. D. A. Rice. The little girl underwent an emergency operation for appendicitis at the Lutheran hospital this week. . Gives Lecture on Birds. ·SCARVILLE--The public school observed bird week with special studies of the most common song birds. On Friday afternoon a special program was given. An illustrated lecture-was given by the Rev. S. J.-Fretheim. - 20 in Confirmation Class. GRAFTON--The instruction class of the Lutheran church had an examination at the church Friday morning. There are 20 members in the class. The Rev. C. Landdeck is the pastor. The group will be confirmed Sunday. See and hear this beautiful new PHILCO--just received. Patented Inclined Sounding Board, Shadow Tuning-, Tone .Control, etc. Keceives police and airplane calls as well *B your favorite programs. Amazing tone and performance! Other 1934 PHILCOS $20 up P.G.E. C A S H FOB YOUR OLD CAB NO WATTING--NO DELAY Lapiner Motor Co. DUSTER TO TALK AT FOREST CITY Tri-County Legion Meeting Will Be Held April 2 at Clubhouse. FOREST CITY, March 24.--Leo Duster, state commander of the Iowa department of the American Legion, will speak at a tri-county meeting of the American Legion to be held in Forest City Monday evening, April 2. All Legionnaires, and auxiliary members have been invited to attend. .The meeting, will be held in the clubhouse at the . south edge of Forest City, The program will start at 7:30 o'clock. A dance will be held, following the speaking program and entertainment, according to C. A. Bartleson, commander of the local post. Dr. Stella Mason to Give Hampton Address HAMPTON, March 24--Dr. Stella Mason, Mason- City, will be the speaker at the annual mother- daughter banquet which will be held in the Methodist church Tuesday evening. The banquet is sponsored by the Girl Reserves. STORRE ELECTED WORTH DELEGATE 100 Dairy Fanners Attend County Meeting Held at Northwood. NORTHWOOD, March 24.--O. K. Storre, prominent Brookfield township farmer and dairyman, was named delegate to the state meeting of dairy producers to be held Monday at Des Moines at a meeting of Worth county dairy producers here Friday afternoon. Mr. Storre is president of the Iowa State Brand creameries of Mason City. More than 100 attended the meeting. Another meeting will be held following the Des Moines session. Northwood Golf Club Selects Brager Head NORTHWOOD, March 24.--C. M. Brager was elected president of the Northwood golf club at a meeting held Friday night. He has been a member of the club for many years. Fred Warner was named vice president and H. D. Kepler, secretary and treasurer. Given Postnuptial Shower. DUMONT--Twelve members of the Methodist Sunday school class taught by Mrs. S. G. Barlow, gave a postnuptial shower at the home of one of their members, Mrs. Reuben Moore, nee Frances Franscham, Thursday evening fiv.e miles west of town on No. .10. Buys Farm Near Bailey. McINTIRE--Mr. Weiner of Meyer purchased the Conway farm, northwest of Bailey. The William Jordan family lived there several years. Attend Rites in Davenport. ELMA--Louis O'Toole, businessman of Elma, received word that his brother, Walter of Davenport, had passed away at his home there. Mr. and Mrs. O'Toole had been in Davenport the fore part of the week to visit Walter, who had been quite ill for some time. They returned to attend the funeral services Friday morning. In Des Moines Hospital. CORWITH--Mrs. Ben Zeigler entered .the Des Moines general hospital Thursday for treatment. Returns From Texas. PORTLAND--Leah Curran has just returned from 'Fort Worth, Texas, where he had been to attend one of the national Hereford cattle sales. During his southern trip, he visited a few days with his brother, Lester, who is now located on an Oklahoma cattle ranch. Althea Miller Hostess. SCARVILLE--Miss Althea Miller is hostess to the local L. D. R. Saturday afternoon at the Immanuel church parlors. Scarlet Fever Cause of Closing Thompson" School THOMPSON, March 24. -- The Thompson school will 'be closed the week of March 26 to April 1 on account of a few cases of scarlet fever here. .While there is but one family quarantined,' the board of health and the school board thought it to be the safest way to have the school closed for a week. Otranto Boy Is Injured as Auto Goes Into Ditch OTRANTO, March 24.--Roy and Reed Gleason, sons of Mi*, and Mrs. Roy Gleason, who attend high school here, were in an accident when driving to school. The car slid into the ditch, injuring Roy's foot. He will use crutches for a time. SPIRITED DRIVES ARE ANTICIPATED More Than 30 Have Obtained Nomination Papers for Congress Posts. DES MOINES, March 24. (IP:-Numerous entries for nominations to congress are giving assurance of d-stermined contests in this phase of Iowa's pre-primary election campaign. More than 30 persons have taken out nomination papers so far to seek the republican or democratic Dominations to the nine Iowa places in the U. S. hous-a of representatives, records of the secretary of state showed today. .The incumbents, six democrats and three republicans, all either have taken out papers or have announced their candidacies. Watched With Interest. The first district race, in which State Senator E. R. Hicklin of Wapello is one of the candidates for the republican nomination, will be watched with interest. Representative Ed Eicher of Washington, is seeking renomination on the democratic ticket. The fourth 'district campaign also will hold attention since C. A. Benson of Elkader is one of the entries for the republican nomination with Representative Fred Biermann (D.) seeking a second term. Those who have taken out nomination papers so far and the incumbents who have obtained papers or announced their intention of running again include: ·· First district, E. R. Hicklin (R) Wapello; L. H. Childs. (R) Ft. Madson; Representative Ed Eicher (D) Washington. Second--Representative B. M. Jacobson (D)' Clinton; J. H. Taurus (R) Dubuque. Many in Third. Third--D. C. Van Note, Steamboat Rock; C. A. Ontjes (R) Grundy Center- E. J. Seeman, Readlyn; Leo Mak (R) Waterloo; Representative A. C Willford (D) Waterloo; John W. Gwynne (R) Waterloo; John E. Johnson (R) Reinbeck. Fourth--King R. Palmer (R) West Union; Representative Fried Biermann (D) Decorah; S. A. Benson (R) Elkader. , Fifth Representative Lloj'Q Thurston (R) Osceola; B. A. Way ;D) Lament Sixth--LeRoy C. Fischer (D) Polk City; Henry Jencks (D) Des Moines; B. G. Dyer (D) Ames; T. S 1 Crocker (D) Ames; Representative C. C. Dowell (R) Des Moines. Seventh--James Pearson (D) Shenandoah; Representative Otha Wearin (D) Hastings; C. E. Robert Jackson of Jamestown, N. Y., newly named general counsel in the internal revenue service at Washington, is shown at his desk. (Associated Press Photo). POOL APPROVED AT EAGLE GROVE U. S. to Furnish Labor for Project and $1,500 for Material. EAGLE GROVE, March 24.--Ardith Cowan, who is in charge of CWA and other projects in this city, was in Des Moines Thursday and was successful in getting- a swimming pool project for Eagle Grove approved. The government will furnish the labor and $1,500 at least for material, provided ground for the purpose will be broken before April 1. It is thought the most favorable location will "be in Greenwood Park. BAPTIST SESSION SPEAKERS NAMED Many to Appear on Program of Assembly to Be Held at Iowa Falls. DES MOINES, March 24. (JP}~ Names of 10 speakers who will address the Iowa Baptist assembly, a state wide summer school of religion held yearly at Iowa Falls were announced today. The sessions will be held this year from July 15 to 27. The speakers include Dr. Warren P. Behan, president of Ottawa university, Ottawa, Kans.; Dr. W. Holt Smith, William Jewell college, Liberty, Mo.; Prof. Lee Bright, Sioux Falls college, Sioux Falls, S. Dak. Edwin Phelps of Chicago, general secretary of the Baptist Young Peoples Union of America; Mrs. Mary M. Chalmers of Philadelphia, Pa., director of adult and parent education of the American Baptist Publication society; Mrs. Walter Button of Des Moines. Walter Hutton of Des Moines, general secretary of the Iowa State Council of Christian Education; Charles A. Wells of New York City, artoonist and foreign correspond- nt of the Christian Publicist; Miss Suzanne Rinck of Chicago, Baptist ilissionary Training school, and Dr. Frank Anderson of Des Moines, executive secretary of the Iowa Bap- ist convention. Names of other speakers will be announced later. Officers of the assembly are the Rev. W. R. Yard of Marshalltown, president; the Rev. C.' W. Fletcher of Iowa Falls, vice president; Paul A. Morf of Fredericksburg, secretary; H. N. Kruse of Algona, treasurer; the Rev. N. H. Carman of Des Hoines, chancellor, and the Rev. I. J. Brane of Indianola, chairman of the program committee. Dumont Salesman, Hurt in Crash, Is Recovering DUMONT, March 24.--Reports from the Lutheran hospital at Hampton, are that Will Brandenburg, 31, salesman for the WItwer Grocery company, who was seriously injured Wednesday afternoon, is recovering. He'says he must have fallen asleep, after a late dinner, while wriving six miles from Kanawha. He was awakened when his car crashed into a tree and was demolished. His jawbone was broken, nine stitches had to be taken in his chin and several near his eye. His right ankle is badly swollen with a possible fracture. Billy Stevenson President. GOLDFIELD, March 24.--The Alta French club met at the home of Miss Iris Wiser Thursday evening Officers elected were: President, Miss Betty Stevenson; vice president, Miss Clarabelle Kennedy; secretary -and treasurer, Miss Louise Anderson. FUELPUMP and CARBURETOR SERVICE Central Battery Electric Company Grocery Store Opened. DUMONT, March 24. -- Louis Preis, who with his family, moved here March 1, from Sumner to the Rosa Knoll residence on Main street, opened a new Rite-Way cash grocery store Saturday in the former Rosa Knoll restaurant building. William Kimmitt Rites Are Held at Eagle Grove EAGLE GROVE, March 24--William Kimmitt, 78, well driller by occupation, and a resident of Eagle Grove for 40 years or more, died Thursday morning. Funeral services were held at the Sacred Heart church Saturday morning, the Rev. Father" P. Molloy officiating. He is survived by the widow; one daughter, Mrs. B. E. McCuIloch in Eagle Grove; two daughters living elsewhere, and one son. Recovering From Injuries. N O R T H W O O D , March 24-Gladys Nelson, Northwood high school senior, who was seriously injured Thursday when struck by an auto driven by Mrs. A. L. Harmon, was reported Saturday to have regained consciousness. She suffered severe skull concussion. She was unconscious for about 30 hours. 137 at Mother-Da'ughter Banquet at Nora Springs NORA SPRINGS, March 24.--At the mother-daughter banquet Wednesday evening at the Church of Christ, 137 were in attendance. Mrs A. J, Jones acted as toastmistress Mrs. J. L. Harr gave the toast to mothers, Glenys Colin to daughters and Charlotte Shanks to grandmothers. Elinor Dare Ellis and Doris Behne sang a duet, LaVerna Gunn accompanied by Mrs. Jay Lindsay gave a violin solo, Mrs. A. J. Jones »ave a reading and Mrs. O. L. Hansen led community singing. Phone Ate-Ate-Ate BEFORE HC'S TOO LATE Great Heart Is fine fuel. Send up some more. It sure did all yon said It would. That Is why we satisfy all our customers. QUALITY COAL ONLY FIRESIDE FUEL CO. Assessors Discuss Work. GARNER, March 24.--Twenty-one assessors of Hancock county met with Auditor Fred C. Missal and the board of supervisors Friday to discuss additional work and compensation in gathering and reporting for taxation to the auditor. Mrs. Dittmer President. LONEROCK, March 24. -- The Ladie's Nite society met Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Alex Krueger. The following officers were elected: president. Mrs. Lawrence Dittmer; vice president, Mrs. Will Christen:on; secretary, Mrs. Arthur Priebe; treasurer, Mrs. Lillie Thompson; pianist, Mrs. P. M. Christenson. It is fair enough. The bride's mother weeps to show it is a calam ity, but the groom wears conven tional mourning.--Kessinger's Re view. (D) M. iwansonTR)"Council Bluffs; W. P. Welch (D) Logan. Eighth--Representative Fred C. Qilchrist (R) Laurens; J. X Myers D) Carroll; J. H. Mitchell Fort Dodg-2. Ninth--Representative Guy illette (D) Cherokee. Iowa Falls Superior Court to Be Voted on at Election Monday IOWA FALLS, March 24.--The fate of the superior court in this city will be decided at the municipal election here Monday. Since the resignation of John F. Wirds as judge a. few weeks ago, the court has not functioned. A spirited election is anticipated Monday, there being two tickets in the field. Tne present administration headed by Mayor Frank M. Cottrell will stand for election, basing its right to continuance in office on the record .ade the last few years. The city tax levy has been reduced since 1930 by 32 per cent and the bonded indebtedness since 1929 has been reduced from 539,304 to 58,804. Mrs. Christensen, 61, Eagle Grove, Is Dead EAGLE GROVE, March 24.--Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Ghris- tensen, 61, who died Thursday, will be held at the west side Lutheran church, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. H. S. Frauske officiating. She was the widow of Paul Christensen who died last May. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. George Arsenoff of Chicago, Mrs. Glenn Phillips and one other daughter in this city, Miss Caroline Christensen in Webster City and a son in Eagle Grove. NORTHWOOD MUSIC ENTRIES REDUCED BY MUMPS CASES N O R T H W O O D , March 24.-Mumps prevented some of the mos valuable of Northwood's high schoo musicians from competing Saturday in the district contest at Mason City. Among those in several events who are victims of the illness are Haldane Dillon, son of L. T. Dillon band director, and Dauane Crossley son of the Rev. William Crossley Dillon was entered in two solo an six group events and the other bo in one solo and five group events Some substitutions were hastilj made. Vacation for Algona Schools Early From Scarlet Fever Cases ALGONA, March 24--The Algona public school spring vacation began. Friday evening and continues until April 2. The vacation was scheduled to be the week following Easter. Because of three and possibly more cases of scarlet fever reported among the children it was thought the vacation may help prevent an outbreak in the schools. There are also many cases of chickenpox among the children. · v Funeral for John Curtin : ? Is Held at Iowa Falls .IOWA FALLS, March 24.--Thl funeral of John Curtin, ah old time 1 - employe of the Rock Island here, was held this afternoon, in charge of the Rev. Mr. Norris of St. Mark's Catholic church. Mr. Curtin retired from the railroad service in 1928 after 38 years with the company. He was born in Allentown, Pa., in 1863.. He is survived by his widow and three sons, John J. and William Curtin of this city and Thomas Curtin of Van Horn. Mr. Curtin was at the state hospital in Independence. Y Camp Will Op«n. WATERLOO, March 24. (UP)-- Anouncement has been made that the thirty-first annual Y. M. C. A. camp held by the Waterloo "Y" will open June 12 on Morris isle, approximately five miles above Cedar Falls on the Cedar River. G. Vern Remy, camp director for the past seven years" will again take charge of activities this year. BUILD and REPAIR With the Reliable Portland Cement 'NORTHWESTERN' Concrete for Permanence "Northwestern" for Satisfaction Northwestern States Portland Cement Co. General Offices, 6th Floor First National Bank Bldg. "The Book of the Month" YOUR BANK BOOK Y OUR BANK book--that should be one of your- favorites! At the beginning of each month turn its pages and see how quickly your regular deposits have grown into a substantial, worthwhile amount. 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