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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 28, 1934
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MARCH 28 Hi 1934 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FIVE 167,200 ELIGIBLE IOWANS SIGN CORN AND HOG CONTRACTS 95 PER CENT IN PROGRAM OF AAA Illinois Ranks Second With 110,000; Tabulators ] Check Figures. ·j AMES, March 28.--Around 95 per j cent of the Iowa corn and hog pro- j ducers eligible to sign adjustment 1 contracts, or 167,200, have signed \ the corn-hog contract as the signup i campaign nears completion in the j state, Murl McDonald, assistant ext tension sen'ice director at Iowa . Q State college, estimated yesterday c ' from reports from 78 counties. f. This places Iowa far in the lead in the corn-hog signup, according to the most recent information from AAA headquarters. Illinois, with 110,000 contracts signed, is second. Other leading signup states rank as follows: Missouri, 95,000; Indiana, 82,000; Nebraska, 80,000; Minnesota, 75,000; Kansas, 70,000; Ohio, 60,000; South Dakota, 50,000; Wisconsin, 33,000; and Texas, 25,000. Local corn-hog workers are putting the finishing touches on the signup campaign, Mr. McDonald said. County tabulators, who are checking figures in each contract and compiling production information, have already tabulated 132,900 contracts, according to the report. Appraisers of contracted acres have completed their work in 23 Iowa counties and production records on all farms not under contract have been obtained in 33 counties. Work on both appraisals and production data on non-contract farms is nearing completion in nearly all counties, the report shows. Kossuth county is still high in number of contracts signed with 3,100, although 15 other counties have signed up more than 2.000 producers. The 16 high counties are Kossuth, Buchanan, Clayton, Crawford, Fayette, Hamilton, Hardin, Harrison, Linn, Monona, Plymouth, Pocahontas, Sioux, Story, Webster and Woodbury. SliAFER NAMED HAMPTON P. M, To Be Successor to Walter B. Luke, Retiring as Postmaster. .MPTON, March 28.--Howard C". Chafer, World war veteran, received an appointment as postmaster here for the next four years and will assume his new duties as soon as the commission is issued which will probably be about April 1. Mr. Shafer, who is a son of Chris C. Shafer, is a native of Hampton and a graduate of the Hampton high school. He has spent his entire life here. He succeeds Walter B. Luke, who will retire. H E R E A N D T H E R E * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Mother Dies in Chicago. ELMA--Mrs. Frank Watson. Mrs. Albert Biwer and Mrs. Mike Biwer were called to Chicago Sunday by the death of their mother, Mrs. Thomas Stone. Returns to South Dakota. ELMA--E. L. Walters who has been making his home with his sisters, Mary and Jpsey at Elma, during the past winter, has returned to Athol, S. Dak. Honored on Birthday. PLYMOUTH--The family of Mrs. Joseph Chehock, local pioneer, gathered at her home Sunday to help her celebrate her birthday anniversary. Will Present Pageant. RUDD--An Easter pageant, "The Resurrection," will be given in the M. E. church at 7:30 o'clock Sunday evening, April 1, by the young people of the church. Home From Dubuque. CLARKSVILLE--Ed Neal was brought home Monday from Sunny Crest sanitarium, Dubuque, where he has been for treatment for tuberculosis the past two months. Visitor From Armstrong. PLYMOUTH--Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Stevens have as their guest their grandson, Jay Armstrong of Minneapolis. Returns to Minneapolis. BELMOND--C. L. Haldeman who spent the week-end and Monday at the home of Ann Shipley, has returned to his home in Minneapolis. Visitor From Canada. BELMOND--Mrs. Rupert Bruce, whose home is In Toronto, Can., arrived to visit her mother, Mrs. Austin Nelson. Mrs. Bruce is enroute to her home from spending the winter in California. Had Three Operations. ROCK FALLS--Roy Edgar has returned to his home after undergoing three major operations at the Park hospital in Mason City. Visitors From Minneapolis. MANLY -- Mr. and Mrs. Roy Gorman of Minneapolis spent Sunday with Mrs. Gorman's mother, Mrs. Emma McMurtrie and sister, Mrs. J. H. Mullinix and family. Visit in Des Moines. DOWS--Mr. and Mrs. George Madole, with Dolores and Donald, visited over the week-end with their daughters in Des Moines. Their little granddaughter, Sondra Lee Wob- beking returned with them for a week's visit. George Rankln Re-Hired. FLOYD--At a meeting of the Cemetery association, George Rankin was rehired for the cemetery work next year. Dies In Galesburg. POPEJOY--The Rev. Miriam Hotchkiss and Mrs. Hettie Hotchkiss were called to Galesburg, HI., the first of the week owing to the serious illness of the former's brother, Ralph E. Hotchkiss. Mrs. Still accompanied them to Vinton where she remained for a visit with friends. A few hours after their departure a message came that Mr. .Hotchkiss had passed away. WRONG AND WINS In winning the democratic nomination for police and fire commission of Tulsa, Okla., Col. O. W. Hoop, professor of economics at the University of Tulsii, and retired army officer, proved himself to be wrong in his contention about modern politics. Hoop entered the race just to prove to his economics students that an honest citizen could not be elected to public office without a political "machine." But he won with the aid of a "machine" of 300 university students who campaigned in his behalf. 300 Are Entertained. GOODELL -- Mr. and Mrs. Roy Halfpop entertained more than 300 friends and relatives at a dancing party in the opera house in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Brede, who were married last week. Mrs. Brede was formerly Leona Halfpop. Return From Anniversary. WESLEY-- Ed Stoll, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Johnson and Mrs. Ralph Stoll have returned from Alden, where they went to visit at the Joe Johnson home. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson, former residents of Wesley, celebrated their thirty-ninth -wedding anniversary Saturday with a celebration at their home with 60 friends and relatives present. Another occasion of the day was the marriage of . their son. Homer, to Miss Dorothy Koppes of Iowa Falls. They were married at Webster City. Meets at Lee Home. GARNER -- The Women's Progressive club met with Mrs. W. S. Lee in her home last night. Tlie program was a study of Norway, Sweden and Denmark and was given by Mrs. Lee, who also s:;ng "I Love You" and "The First Promise" from Greig. Mrs. Robert Sinclair gave on the piano the Danish folk dance, the Norwegian folk dance and "Anitra's Dance" from Peer Gynt suite. selected from Ihc Until coffets grown GROUND BEFORE YOUR EYES Home From Chicago. ROCKFOKD -- Paul Trumbull, who has been attending the Coyne Electrical school in Chicago, returned Saturday. He was accompanied by Grace Tippett who is vacationing with her parents here from her teaching duties at Joliet, 111. Visitors From St. Paul. AREDALE--Mrs. Charles Christians and daughter, Shirley, of St. Paul, Minn., came Monday and will spend the Easter vacation with Mrs. Christian's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Nowell. Home From Kansas. CLARKSVILLE--Luther Rice is home from a week's visit to his folks, the Bert Rice family, at Buffalo, Kans. Meet at Meyers' Home. ALEXANDER--The Farm Bureau women met at the home of Mrs. Ora Meyers for an' all day meeting. They all enjoyed a pot luck dinner. Buried at Manly. KENSETT--Funeral services for the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Gill were held at the Sacred Heart church at Manly and burial was there. Visitor From Chicago. GOLDFIELD--Miss Louise Braden of Chicago arrived Tuesday to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Braden. Honored at Shower. CORWTTH--A post nuptial shower honoring Mrs. Dale Johnston, was given by Mrs. Amy Foley at her home north of town Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Johnston is the former Miss Lillian Johnston, whose marriage occurred Saturday at Marshall town, Visitor From Backus. SHEFFIELD--Mrs. Kate Pomplun, Backus, Minn., came Monday for a visit at the Fred Uffovd home. Visitor in Rochester. CHAPIN--Mrs. C. E. Stonebraker and Mrs. Cora Huntington were at Rochester, Minn., Monday to visit Mr. Stonebraker who is a patient in the hospital there. Guest From Chicago. DOWS--Mrs. Nettie Dunkel of Chicago is visiting her mother, Mrs. John Delano. Surprised on Birthday. RUDD--Mra. Herman Schrader was surprised Monday evening in honor of her birthday anniversary. fioes to Iowa City. BRITT -- Bert Gergenson left Tuesday for Iowa City where he will have his eyes treated by a specialist. Fire Is Put Out. BRITT--The fire department'put out a blaze at the Papadakes apartment Tuesday. The fire started in the basement but was under control before any serious damage was done. Works at Marsh. CHAPIN--W. M. Shoemaker left last week for Marsh where he will work as relief agent for the M. St. L. Railway company for the present. During Mr. Shoemaker's absence Mrs. Shoemaker is visiting with their daughter at Albert Lea, Mian. Returns From Minneapolis. FLOYD-- Mrs. George Stewart returned from a visit with her daughters in Minneapolis. Meets in Richards' Home. CLARION--P. E. O., chapter FS, met Tuesday lor luncheon at the home of Mrs. G. A. Richards, with Mrs. George L. Kyseth, Mrs. M. A. Stark, Mrs. F. J. McCoy and Mrs. George Mechem as the hostess committee. Mrs. R. D. Bernard gave the program, "Diets, Good and Bad." Makes $66 on Bazar. SWEA CITY--The M. E. Aid society netted $66 at its annual Easter bazar Saturday. Return From Texas. CRYSTAL LAKE--J. C. Decker and sons, Jake. Clause, Joe and Sam, returned Sunday from Texas where they went last fall to work in the vegetable fields. They plan to raise crop of vegetables here again this year. Attend Kites in Austin. PLYMOUTH--Mr. and Mrs. H. i V. Wilkinson have gone to Austin, ! Minn., to attend the funeral of I Mrs. James Schradle Wednesday i afternoon. Mrs. Schradle is Mrs. Wilkinson's sister. Honored on Birthday. OSAGE--The girls of Miss Ora Beyers' class in the Baptist Sunday school honored her with a party Tuesday afternoon, the 27th, cele- braHng her birthday, at the home of H. M. Whipple. Elder Returns Home. FERTILE--The Rev. and Mrs. James Miller returned recently from their quarterly meetings, visiting the different churches in his district of which he is the elder. They visited at Lehigh and Wadena and also several churches in Wisconsin. Honored on Birthday. KANAWHA--A group of friends surprised Mrs. Mike Berhow on her eighty-third birthday. Mrs. Berhow received many nics gifts from friends, children and grandchildren. Among the presents was a large fruit cake sent from Brooklyn, N. Y., which was served at the party. Condition Rcproted Worse. LELAND--Mrs. Brough, aged mother of Mrs. Henry Myers, north of town, who has been an invalid for several years, suddenly became i worse on Saturday, and it was fcar- i cil she had suffered a slight stroke. j Submits to Operation. i SEXTON--Mrs. Rose Kutchai'a 1 underwent an operation at the Kossuth hospital for an abscess in the throat. She is recovering, FORMER IONIA MAN IS BURIED Arthur E. Quaife Was Head of Harrison Estate at Annawan, III. IONIA, March 28.--Harry Quaife was called to Annawan, 111., by the illness of his brother, Arthur E. Quaife, superintendent of the Harrison estate, Annawan, 111., who died Saturday evening at the Annawan hospital. Burial was Tuesday afternoon at Annawan. Born at Ionia, Iowa, Oct. 14, 1880, his boyhood was spent on the farm south of Ionia and he attended the rural school and Ionia high school in his earlier years. After teaching a year or two he went to the Capital City Commercial college at Des Moines and later entered Iowa State college at Ames, being graduated in 1909. Some eastern persons invested in a large estate in Henry county, 111., and a representative came to Iowa State college in the spring of 1909 to procure a superintendent for the property. Quaife, who was chosen, has served since. On June 15, 1911, he was married to Miss Iva Dell Moon of Annawan, 111. Three children were born to this union, Maurice Lyndon, who died in infancy; Arthur, Jr., and daughter, Clarice, both students at Augustana college, Rock Island, 111. Mr. Quaife was a faithful worker in the Annawan Community church and was superintendent of the Sunday school for several years. He is survived by his widow, son and daughter, besides four brothers, Walter M., Harry, Charles F. and Edward L., and three sisters, Miss Fannie A. Quaife, Mrs. J. Harvey Hulse and Mrs. Percy Ward. The Rev. D. H. Hartley, pastor of Annawan Community church, conducted the funeral services. Iowa farm prices, which advanced sharply during late January and early February, were "fairly well maintained" at this high level ;hrough March 5, according to an Iowa State college extension service bulletin. Possibilities Studied for Luverne Creamery LUVERNE, March 28.--A committee to see farmers and other interested parties in contemplation of the establishment of a creamery here was named at the Community club meeting Monday night. Talks were given by Professor Rudnick of Ames and County Agent G. A Bonnstetter of Algona. Offer $76,000 In Prizes. DES MOINES, March 28.--More than ?76,000 in cash premiums wil be offered in farm, livestock, 4-K club and other fields of competition at the 1934 Iowa State Fair and Exposition, Aug. 22 to 31, according to plans made public here today by the Iowa State fair board. YOUR IOWA An Interesting Fact Dally About the State You Are 1'routl to Call 1'our Own I FRAZER TRAINS FOR CREDIT POST Will Have Headquarters at Mason City Following Course in Omaha. OSAGE, March 28.--W. Thcron Frazer, who has been one of the :abulators for the corn-hog rcduc- ;ion program, has gone to Omaha for three days' instruction in his new work for the new Credit association for short loans to farmers, flis headquarters will be at Mason City, and his family, which has been with his aunt, Mrs. Maude Appleton at Little Cedar, will join him at ilason City, as soon as he is located. $6,000 SOUGHT IN FATAL MISHAP Accident Damage Case Will Start at Emmetsburg Court Tuesday. EMMETSBURG, March 28.-Suit for SG.OOO will be started in district court here Thursday morning with Isabel McManus, administrator of the estate of Frank O. McManus, acting as plaintiff, and the Emmetsburg Farmers' Co-Operative Creamery company and Jesse Neilson as defendants. The case is the outgrowth of an automobile accident in June, 1931, in which Frank McManus, 67, a salesman for the Oliver Sales Equipment company, Peoria, 111., was fatally injured in a collision with a cream- cry truck driven by Neilson, one and a' half miles south of Rolfe, on highway 44. Will Present Drama. OSAGE, March 28.--The sacred drama, "The Terrible Meek" will be given Friday evening at the Congregational church under direction of Mrs. Ben Donskcr. The cast is Miss Ruth McHnay, Ray Mabie and Carl Conway. The Crossnore, . Car., school for mountain children is financed by the sales of old clothes. Kossuth Republicans Elect Shumway Head; Plan Other Sessions ALGONA, March 28.--At a meeting Monday evening in Algona of republicans from different parts of the county, the nucleus of Kossuth county republican club was formed. Gaylord D. Shumway was elected president and L. E. Hovey, secretary. Auother and larger meeting is planned for the near future. Pruning Demonstrations in Chickasaw Announced NEW HAMPTON, March 28.--. H. B. Nichols, Ames, extension horticulturist of the Iowa state college, will give demonstrations on pruning apple trees, grapes, berry bushes and discuss spraying at a series of meetings here this week. The schedule: March 30, 9:30 a. m., H. O. Dunlap farm, Richland township; 1:30 p. m.. Carl Richardson farm home in Stapleton township; Marc? 1 31, 9:30 a. m., Leo Denner home in Washington township; 1:30 p. m,, 0. C. Hutchinson home in New Hampton township. Ke-Eleetcd at Same Salary. ST. ANSGAR, March 28.--All teachers were re-elected at the same salary, including Supt. H. F. RIsse, by the board of education Monday night. They have until April 6 to return contracts. I FINALLY FACED THE QUESTION OF "NERVES' -CHANGED TO CAMELS. I'M SMOKING MORE- AND ENJOYING IT MORE. MY "NERVES" AREN'T JANGLED ANY MORE. \ Be Ready for Such a Disaster Carry Enough Fire Insurance TVTO OJS'E knows where the next Fire will be. But almost every day the siren gives you warning and the firu wagons answer the call for help. The damage by fire, water and smoke may be $1.00, §1,000, or many thousands. Talk to anyone who has had a Fire and his, or her, advice will be, "Make sure your property is fully protected by Insurance." It'* umvisc to trust to luck, and you shouldn't be satisfied with just partial protection. The cost of Insurance pei day, per montli und per year is Sf sinaH that you should have corciplete coverage at today's valuation, :»nl NOW Is the time to arrange for it. Don't Skimp on Insurance Trying to save a few dollars by not carrying Insurance Is a very poor policy. Such economy Is unwise. It would bo better to buy the Insurance you need--fire, windstorm, hail, automobile, burglary, etc.--and practice economy In some other way. Below Are the Leading Insurance Firms of Mason City For prompt, dependable, efficient insurance service, call or see one of the concerns listed h«rc: The Iowa Company 309 First National Bank Bldg. E. K. Flnlayson, Manager A. W. Knesel Son, Inc. 31'/ 2 South Federal Ave.--Phone 994 Mason City Loan Investment Co. IV. i,. Vattdii. I'rosiilfiil 1(1!) Kafl S-tn'.c St.--i'hnno '1)11 Komey Realty Company 23 First Street S. E.--Phone 584 Bailey-Cooper Insurance Agency 12 South Delaware--Phone 496 Bracken, Insurance Agency 9 West Statf.--Phone S«6 The H. C. Brown Agency fJI I'irM N i i t i u n i i l U:i»l; lllus---I'lum'- '0111 The Ralph Lloyd Jones Co. 101 First Strwt S. E.--Phone 326

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