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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 12, 1944
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WIFE OF FORMER ATTORNEY DIES Mrs. Fred Blackstone Funeral to Be Friday Garner--Mrs. Fred Blackstone f5, died at 7 a. in. Tuesday 'at he home. She had been ill about year and.had not been very we after Mr. Blackstone died July 18 1942. Clara Martha Schneider \va born Dec. 7, 1868, at Colesburg the. daughter of Dr. and Mrs. K T. Schneider. The family move here when she was-^very young Dr. «Schneider practicing her many years. Mrs. Blackston Jived here continuously since th family moved to Garner with th exception of a short time thej were in Kansas. She received her education in Garner and taught in the primary department of the Garner school for about 10 years. She was mar Tied to F. E. Blackstone July 21 1896. To them 2 children wer born: Miss Maude Blackstone, a home; and Pauline, Mrs. C. O Fredrickson, of Chicago. Mrs. Blackstone was organis in the Methodist church hen about 15 years. When Billy Sun day held his first meetings here Mrs. Blackstone played for th meetings. She was active in th Missionary' society, Ladies Ak and --other church organizations having always been a member o the} local Methodist church. -VMrs. Blackstone was at one timi a" member of Progressive club Wednesday club and Woman' club. She was a'member of thi library board for many years. Surviving, besides the 2 daugh ters, are 2 grandchildren; 3 broth ers, Ed Schneider, Madill, Okla. Alfred Schneider, Beriton Harbor Mcih.; Ben Schneider, Springfield Mo.; and one sister, Mrs. May Griswold, Oklahoma City. .' The funeral will be Fridaj morning at 10 o'clock at th Methodist church with the Rev E. F. Broberg in charge. Buria will be in Concord cemetery. Former Coach Visits Family on Navy Leave Iowa Falls--Howard Flower Iowa Falls high school coach for s number of years until he was inducted into the navy last November, has completed preliminary .training at Camp Farragut, Idaho, and is spending a leave with his family in Iowa Falls. The day ait- ·er he arrived home his young daughter, Jean, was stricken with acute appendicitis and is now a patient in Ellsworth hospital. .. Municipal a". XetaOy40 per-cent, of the sup ply of tin in the U.' S. is used to produce rustproof and corrosion- proof containers to carry food and medical supplies to the war fronts _TAKEtHElUR ascold-dogged nosesopeaupthis famous 2-drop way. .They soothe and shrink as they act. You'll breathe freer almost uistantly. Caution: Use only as directed. Economical. 25c, 2}4 times as PENEfRlTsEl ' lowa^choofs Begin Study of Basic Skills, Habits p ^ .. -A « « m 1 M I _ _ _ _ · - -- : ; ., . .. -- . . * ***f II OFFICIALS TO SCORE RESULTS . Capabilities of Child to Be Shown in Report Iowa 'CMsr--Testing time began Wednesday for "some 60,000 Iowa school pupils of grades 3 to 9, as ·the I S I N S T R U C T O R -- O t t o J. Schwartz, 23, son of Mrs. Anna Schwartz of Manly, radio technician 1st class in the naval reserve, is a radio instructor at Grove City college, Grove City, Pa. He has been in the service 2 years. He is married and-his wife is with him at Grave City. Two brothers and a sister are also in the military service. Jury Finds Driver Did Stop at Sign Garner--In a jury trial in me court of Justice R. J. Fritsch Tuesday afternoon, W. S. Pritchard Jr., was found' not guilty of the charge of failing to stop at a stop -;ign. Pritchard was apprehended b highway patrolmen Jan. 7 and requested a jury trial. Appearing lor the state was County Attorney Henry C. Meyer while the defendant pleaded his own case. The verdict of not guilty was reached on the' first ballot by unanimous vote, only a few minutes after the jury retired. Members of the jury were Walter Edelen, Rodney Rhode; vho served as foreman, Daniel E r lood, Paul Gallagher, K a r : Craus, Alfred Jurgenson. Pfc. Elmer Tapps of Brilt was riding with the patrolman who apprehended Pritchard and appeared as a witness for the state. ^idgeway Telephone Company Has Election Ridfeway--The Lincoln Tele- hone company held :its annual neeting at the Community hall and chose the following. officers- President, P. L. Anderson; vice iresident, Will Souktrp;-directors I. L. Anderson, H. M. Hblverson, tans Bakken, Elmer. Bergan and George Schmitt; secretary, C. T. rytten; treasurer, M. O. Rue. HOLD REIBXE KITES · New Hampton--J b s e p h F. eihle, 76, retired farmer, died unday evening following a-heart Hack. Funeral services were held Vednesday at 9 a. m. at St. Joeph's-church with the Rev. J. J; ·een, pastor, officiating. Mr. eihle was born at Spillville and rmed until recently. Besides his idow, 5 children: Carl, Elmer lem, Alois and Miss Lois Heinle urvive. 324 schools participated in basic skills'testing'program. The affair is sponsored by the University of Iowa. college of education and extension division, and the tests will be completed by Jan. 26. In addition to the 324 schools, an enrollment almost equal to that of a year ago, 17 counties are testing all their rural school pupils. Pupils will be examined in basic skills or habits acquired in the elementary school in reading, study methods, mechanics of correct writing, and in quantitative thinking and arithmetic . computation. Papers will be scored by the school officials and these scores reported to the university by Jan. 29. Detailed report of results, providing information about the accomplishments and capabilities of each pupil, then will be furnished by: the university. Girls Leave Kossuth; . Will Train as WAVES Atcona--Six girls from Kossuth county left Tuesday to take training, as members of the WAVES. They are enroute to Hunters college, New York City, for their initial training. They are: Lucille Keucher, daughter of Mrs. Ida Keucher, Lone Rock; Mary Virginia Knutson, daughter of Jens Knutson, AJgona: Marjorie Drayton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will Drayton, Algona; Maxine Brundage; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. D. rBrundage, Algona; Winifred Plumb, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Plumb, Algona, and Hazel Johnson of Swea'City. HERE and THERE St. Anscar -- Miss Alice Wirth returned to Milwaukee, Wis , after a few days' visit at the farm home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Wirth. Mrs. Fred Krahenbuhl returned with her to visit at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Wirth, and family at Elm MAKE IMPROVEMENTS Corwith--The congregation of the First Baptist church recently completed extensive improvements 'on the church property. The ceiling has been insulated and the interior walls have been lined with panel planks in various colors. The ceiling has been painted and the heating system ·"·- been improved. The work has been done by members and church. the pastor friends of CARD BEARS NEWS H u t c h i n s --According to a greeting-card received during the holiday season by Mrs. Lorraine Spangler · her foster son, Sgt Edward Dpre, of the coast artillery s married. The signature on the ·ard was "Sgt. and Mrs. Edward 3ore." Sgt. Dore is at present in Camp Stewart, Ga. GETS SCARLET FEVER Lyle,. Minn.--Lee Martin, who rrived home to spend his fur- ough with his parents, Mr. and \Irs._ Melvin Martin, became ill vith scarlet fever soon after his iTival, and the family is now quarantined. Buy War Savings Bonds and tamps from-your Globe-Gazette arrier boy. TRIBUTE TO THE raCONQUERABLES WEDNESDAY IS DUTCH DAY to the "B sp the courage of a magnificent people wno have continued unconquered throneh a nightmare of untold suffering. TTEEP backing the Attack! With these " fighting words the U. S. Treasurv Department opens The Fourth War Loan on January 18th. As a fitting prelude, leading up to and into this great victory effort Mcr~ kels ls proud to present Tribute'to the Unconquerables -- a nation-wide War ,,rH»» ? Ve · co ' 5po - nso * ed to The "Sat-' Mond ayEVemng Post v^hich opened See THURSDAY IS POLISH DAY This coast-to-coast drive is inspired by Poet Joseph Auslander's magnificent Open Letters to the Unconquerables, which millions have recently read in The Saturday.Evening Post. Auslander's Letters have brought Home to the people of this nation the vivid, stark picture of the sacrifice made by tens of millions in the ravaged war-torn lands. And the purpose of this drive, and The Fourth War Loan is to impress our people with Ihe great need for sacrifice now--to keep the attack rolling--to release these nations to fight--to speed victory for all. FREE TO BOND BUYERS AT MERKEL'S THIS WEEK Of liVC lull-color nrintc A Tm«^.-+ * j* ? . 1 A ·1 of . L f* te rf. t0 ' the -- ""H^auies ·will be presented to you when you purchase a $25 War Bond or more at Meritel's. *"* interes «"B will be presented to you when you purchase a $25 War Bond or more at Merkel's. 3 Each Bond buyer will receive free, a folder giving a biographical sketch of Joseph Auslander, and the story of how the Open Letters to the Unconquer- ablcs came to be written. J o i c e -- Clarence Arneson of Devils Lake, N. Dak., arrived Monday to visit with many relatives at Joice. He was enroute to Talluna, La., to join his wife who has been at the home of a son, Charles, since early last fall. Joice--Myrtle Bang entertained the new North Iowa Club for the Deaf at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Bang, Sunday afternoon with approximately 20 friends present. Sheffield--Mrs. Herbert Jensen went to Seattle, Wash., Sunday for an extended visit at the John Jensen home. Cresco -- Charles Joseph Kipp seaman 2nd class, of the-navy, spent a few days' furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Kipp, northeast of Cresco, and returned to his station at Farragut, Idaho. · Chester --Gerald T u r n e r of Woodstock, 111., was called to Chester. Sunday by the death of his father, John I. Turner. . Fenfcra--Fred Bohn xvas taken to an Emmetsburg hospital for freatment Sunday. - · · Hurt--Mr. and Mrs. Jim Christensen and son, David, left Tuesday for Huntington, W. Va., to visit their daughter, Betty B., who is employed in a hospital there as laboratory technician. · Hayfleld -- The children and grandchildren of Mrs. Thomas R Blank met at the E. Pringle home Sunday afternoon and helped Mrs Blank celebrate her 81st birthday. Bock Falls _S. A. McKee left Sunday-night for Alaska where he is employed. Mrs. McKee will remain at the home in Rock Falls. Latimtr--Mr. and Mrs. F. M. ,Jdd visited Sunday at the Clyde Jennings home in Belmond. . · Ridgeway -- Lt. Lester Hovden arrived Sunday from Foster Field, Tex., where he received his wings and was commissioned as lieutenant 'in the army air force. He will visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hedmer J. Hovden. Goldfield--Miss Betty Samuelson, student nurse at the Lutheran ateui h °spital, DesMoines, was stricken has Wlth an acute attack of appendi- an( j citis Saturday. · the latlmer--Mr.- and. Mrs. Harry R. Roberts went to Nevada, Iowa, Friday evening to visit with their daughter,.Mrs. Wayne Oliver, and their son-in-law, Pvt. . Wayne Oliver of the medical battalion at Camp Polk, La, who is home on furlough. '· "" Sexton--Mrs. Lloyd Steven and children Betty and Loren left Saturday for their home' at Mapleton, Minn., after a visit with her mother, Mrs. Sarah Wise Corwith--Mrs. William Erdman left Monday evening for Lake View to attend the funeral of her grandmother, Mrs. Peter Smith, who died Monday at the age of 93 years. Rake-- Chaplain S. O. Sorlien arrived Friday to spend a 7-day leave with his family. He leaves Thursday for the Great Lakes naval training station, at Chicago where he will be assigned to duty after spending the past couple months at 'the naval hospital in Philadelphia. He was formerly stationed at Cape May, N. J. - Scarville--Mrs. Herman Clauson of Colton, S. D., came Saturday evening for a visit at -the fame of her mother, Mrs. Gertie Peterson. Plymouth--Mr. and Mrs. Almond Helm received word their oldest son, Laurel, arrived in England. · Woienr--The ' Rev. and Mrs. Henry Kruse returned home Friday following a visit with relatives at Dubuque. Plymouth -- Ensign and M r s . Harley Urbatch who arrived for a 10-day visit with home folks Mr. and Mrs. Fred Urbateh and Mr. and Mrs. John Koci, completed .their furlough and left for Seattle where Harley will report for duty. · Ventura--Mrs. Don Anderson has obtained an indefinite leave of absence from her duties as 5th grade teacher to be with her husband Lt. Don Anderson at Winfield, Kans. Lieutenant Anderson expects to leave soon for overseas duty. Manly--Pvt. Donald Rachut and Pvt. Oren Garnass concluded their furloughs of a week at the homes of their parents, E. A. Rachut and Ole Gamess. leaving Sunday for Laramie, Wyo. Mitchell--Mrs. Herman Maurer and daughter Carol of Chicago were called here by the serious illness of Mrs. Maurer's father, Joe Scckar, who is a patient at Mercy hospital in Mason City. Carpenter--Mr. and Mrs. Charles Eagen of Austin, Minn., spent Sunday at the C. M. Culbertsoh home, Forest City--Miss Alice McGuire went to Minneapolis to spend several days with Mrs. E, J. Brown and attend the spring showing of merchandise during market week. Kidgeway--Lt. Loren Rue, who received his wings and was commissioned as a lieutenant in the army air force, arrived Monday from Eagle Pass, Tex., to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. O. Rue Belmond--The following service men who have been spending a few days with relatives, left for their stations: Lt. S. P. Lienbach Ensign Wilbur Luick, T. Sgt. Reynold Kinseth, William Cunningham, Daryl Dillon, Lt. D o u g luemme and Robert L. Brady. Geneva--Fred Beasley left Sunday night for Orleans, Ind,, to visit , ,, his mother, Mrs. Bert Teagardcn, Garner.--Elmer :and A l b e r l Tapps, sons of Mr.'and.Mrs. Otto Tapps, visited ivith friends in Garner Monday.-Both'boys are'in the service, ( Elmer-in the air..corps and the tanlc-corps.'They have two: other brothers in the service. L'uverne, *m aviation cadet training at Sah: Antonio, Tex., and Raymond, a- mechanic '.with.-the army in Africa. Burt-iLt; 'and. Mrs. Ronald · Elvidge; arid son arrived Sunday from Marianna "Field, Fla to spend a _feV days'. furlough here with their ; parents, Mr. and Mrs R. F. Elvidge, and Mr. and Mrs F. L. Pratt. Hayfleld--Miss. Myrth Gerde of Forest.City resumed her teachin" m high school here Monday after several weeks' illness. Mrs. Clark Pollack of Gamer substituted;for her last week. , Latimer--Mrs. Walter Fontana returned Sunday evening after a weekend visit with her parents-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. S. Fontana,.at Fort-Dodge. : . . - . : , · · Si:. Ansgar--Mr..and Mrs/Lee Hocbs returned Saturday evening from a week's visit with relatives at Lemington, Wis. Mrs. Hobbs" mother, Mrs. Mary Seffinga, returned home with them for a visit. Fertile-^Mr. and Mrs. Gus Sagen received word that-their son-in- law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Schoeph, are the parents of a daughter born Jan. 4 at Minneapolis. Milton is: a - military police ^stationed in north Africa. Joice--Cpl. Ernest Helgesoh arrived at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Elias Helgeson, Sunday for a 15 day furlough. He is from Fort Lewis, Wash. - fresco--S. Sgt. Edward Upton stationed with the army near South Bend, Kans., visited a few days at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Joe Volz of Cresco Chester--Mr. and Mrs. George Marlcham of Parkers Prairie came Sunday to visit at the home of tneir daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and. Mrs. W..J. Armstrong TWO INJURED IN AUTO COLLISION Geneva Brothers Hurt in Accident on Street · Hampton -£ Richard Mutschler, 18, -.and. his brother,' Marvin, 15, sons. ·of.-tfVank Mutschler near Geneva, are patients at the Lutheran hospital, with severe injuries , suffered about 9:40 p. m. Mon,, ...,,,»,,, W . K I S jj. t i l , iYiUll-- day m a 2-car collision on the main street.of Geneva. . " 'i'.ei- of the other car was .. Kotenbrink, of near Geneva who-.with his wife and daughter was traveling .south. The boys' who had attended a basketball game at Geneva, were headed north when the 2 ears sideswiped in front of the McNames Patterson implement shop, taking the wheel off the Kotenbrink car and badly damaging the front ends of both cars. Marvin Mutschler was thrown through the windshield and suffered ' severe lacerations of the face and head. His brother suffered a slight concussion and was jnconscious for Their condition short - time, satisfactory. The Kotenbrinks were not iured. William Milliken, 84, Retired Farmer, Dies ,Tails--Funeral services illiam E. Milliken, 84, re- farmer who died Tuesday at his home, will be held at the Wood funeral chapel Thursday at 2 p. m. · with burial ii Union cemetery. He had lived in this vicinity about 75 years, and was the last of the family of 11 children ot John and Barbara Weaver Million. He was born in Freeport III Nov. 24, 1859. ' " About 1868 the family moved ,° * f a r m near Macy; in 1919 Mr. Mtlliken moved to Iowa Falls He "Duck Pin Alley" Boss Files Suit Clarion--J. B. Smith of Eagle Grove has brought suit against George Wright of Eagle Grove in which he asks for a judgment ol 5J,459, together with interest and costs. Plaintiff states that "for some time prior to Sept. 29, 1942, he occupied the basement of a building in Eagle Grove and operated what is known as "Duck Pin Alley." That the building was owned at the time of such occupancy by Katherine Flynn, and the defendant, George Wright was "acting or purporting to act as her agent." A complete settlement of all rentals due the owner was made on Sept. 29, 1942 with the plaintiff. That the plaintiff received no notice to remove his alleys or any of his equipment and did not remove the same from said building. On.Sept. 23, 1343, the plaintiff nr a ? i nf ? rn ied that the defendant Wright had converted all o£ the above named properties to his own use and benefit without consent and refused to state where either the alleys or any part of the equipment was or to compensate plaintiff for the property. Plaintiff is represented by John . Wirds o£ Iowa Falls. Mr. ,Vnght has served as county attorney for Wright county for the ast 4 years and is at present on esve of absence having recently enlisted in the navy. from his pastorate ago. FORMER PRIEST AT MANLY DIES Hold Rites Wednesday for the Rev. Father Ehl K Manly -- Word was receivedis here Tuesday of the death Rev. TM-"- -- -- Father Ehl was former pasto of the Catholic church at Manly=* over a period of 35 years, anfe because of failing health, retired^ »vow\ U!c. «..~.~t j _ ·· . * _ , ^-f??. work 5 years! Since that time, lie had been living with relatives at Milwau-l .QQ. He leaves 3 sisters , brother. and a ; never married, and lived with his sister, Lizzie, until her death 2 years ago. Survivors include 3 nieces, Mrs Helen M. .Thalman and Mrs. Garnet Gunn, both of Iowa Falls; and VIrs. - Herman Richtsmeier, Ackey; 3 nephews, Frank Griggs owa Falls;' Arnold and Howard "Vfilliken, both of Acldey. He was an active member of the Con»re- gational church. Funeral was to be held at St *i Joseph's church, M i l w a u k e e ' s ! Wednesday. si Those from here-who left Tuesday to attend the funeral, were the Rev. C. A. Ferrmg, pastor oi the Catholic church, John H Remdl and Joseph G. Yezek. Cornell College Holds Commencement Jan. 30 j Mount Vernon --Doctor Lewis L. Dunnmgton, pastor of -the First Methodist church of Iowa City, will be the speaker at the mid-year commencement at Cornell college Jan. 30. His subject) will be "The Powerhouse of the Mind." Among those who will receive I the degree of bachelor of school music is Vcrna Mae Yetter Decorah. · ' DIES IN WISCONSIN Armstrong--John Mouse!, a I foianer resident of Armstrong,! died at his home at Cadott, Wis I Jan. 1. Mrs. Mousel was the"for-1 mer Mary Fisher, eldest /daughter I of Mrs. Ellen Fisher of Armstrong I .They moved from here to Wis-1 consin 25 years ago. WHEEL BALANCING AT DfiQE STANDARD and LUBRICATION SERVICE IVV/OEi SERVICE 321 BEAUMONT DRIVE along the driving front · · · ·»».· · · · · · » » · · · · · · · » · , , THE WAY MOST CAftS A« DRIVEN NOW-CAUSE EXCESSIVE WATER TO FORM IN THE MOTOR. SOME GETS INTO CBANKCASE, STAYS THERE, CONTAMINATES OIL. WITH GOOD REPLACEMENT PARTS VERY HARP TO 6ET, IT'S NO TIME TO TAKE CHANCES. BETTER CHANGE OIL EVERY 60 DAYS,OR AT 1000 MILES-WHttHEVER COHES RRST-AS RECOHMWCED By THE AMERICAN PETROLEUM WSTtWt. 1« ar«» MAC o« YOWB AGJWJ MOTOS -. COMES TOO*/ FROM CARMN DfPOSITS CAUSED «y THE NECESSARY SLOW SffEpS OF WARTIME DRIVING. USE ONLY Moroa at. LOW iw TENDENCY. VOU CAM'T ItO-VIS TO BE»r THIS \fc*e $«vi«s so Toetntn. you «er one wwew you «T tttt CHHC*. SAVES TIME. MFAMS BOTH 6£T TKKCM CA»E Of. SAME THIHfc'S TEUt ABOUT CA« IUMICATION AND OIL CHAWOC. IT SAWS Tl*lt TO WT OMC vtHSM YOVftTtHf OTHM-ALSO ASSUM* VITAU PHOTU.TH*. ksiN6L£ OIRTrOft FAULTY SPAMPPUW CAN WASTE OWE «AUOW of « AS w enter TEW! ' UP YOU CAM, PLEASE MACE WEEKPAY APPOU-TMEWT .... YOVA STANOAftO OIL DCALCft SPACAP THE WORK. STANDMD OH OEALE1S «r« tntiseii for XttMr C»r Cat

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