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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 18, 1944
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l', Jan. 18, 1941 5 JN CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE IRS, H, WEISER 1IES SUDDENLY Her Late Husband Was Prominent in Banking Decora h -- Mrs. Grace Jane en) Weiser died suddenly Sat- ·day at 9 p.. m. at 912 Maiden ,ne .where she and her sister ·s. Mae Shea Price, made their ,ome. Mrs. Weiser was at a desk /riling letters when she fell from ter chair. Death was instantane- iiis, the, result of a heart attack. Mrs. Weiser was born Dec. 22, 183, in Decorah, daughter of the te Attorney and Mrs. Dan Shea. Her father had been county audi- ',or and county superintendent of schools and was a prominent ear- setUer. She was married Oct. 30. 1907, Harry M. Weiser, who died .pril 25, 1938, following a heart ,«acfc while at Crookston, Minn. :r. and Mrs. Weiser made their ame in Bismarck, Fargo, and iunter, N. Dak., and Minneapolis juring many years while Mr. Weir was engaged in banking in orth Dakota and later in the in- istment business in Minneapolis. Two brothers, Attorney E. P. lea and Lester Shea, both of De- irah, and 2 sisters, Mrs. Price of ecorah and Mrs. Linn Thro of ['ankato, Minn., survive. Funeral services were conducted uesday morning in St. Bene- :cfs Catholic church with the lev. Father M. E. Nolan officiat- Burial in the Catholic ceme- :ry. 556 AST? Cadets Will Complete Course at Iowa U 'arm Worker [s Overcome y Monoxide I Ventura--Everett Hollatz is re- fcyering from the effects of mon- Ixide poison suffered early Salur- lay morning at his home on the larence Bast farm where he is mployed. ' Upon retiring Friday night he illed the stove with coal and it is bought the fumes filled the house lausing him to become ill. 1 He managed to reach the Bast tome where he fainted and was Enable to tell what his trouble Was. He was taken to a Mason City hospital for treatment. BANK REPORTS BUSINESS GAIN Helped in War Effort in All Possible Ways Manly--Stockholders of t h e Manly State bank at the recent annual meeting heard the report of a most satisfactory year, with total resources reaching a new high. The bank made substantial adidtions to surplus and reserves from its earnings. All directors, officers and em- ployes were re-elected, as follows: H. D. Backaus, chairman of board; Oswald Strand, president; TO GET AWARDS AT CONVOCATION President Handier to Be Principal Speaker Iowa Cily--President Virgil M Hahcher will be chief speaker at the University of Iowa's convocation Jan. 29 when 556 cadets from the army specialized training program receive certificates at the completion of their course. It was announced Monday by Prof. F. G. Higbee, director of convocations, that the president for the second time will address a military convocation at the university., He'spoke in late November when some 200 pre-meteorology cadets finished their training. Trainees to graduate include 373 from the basic phase, IC-t in personnel psychology, and 80 in postgraduate engineering work, Professor Higbee said. They are the first to finish here. The affair will occur in the lounge of Iowa Union at 10. a. m., and will not be broadcast by station WSUI. The public is invited HERE and THERE Northwood--Sgt. Clarence Olson spent the past week here with his mother, Mrs. Olaus Olson, and other relatives. Sergeant Olson is stationed at Mobile, Ala., with the Peggy Catherine army air corps. Ackley--Miss M. A. Hanson, president; L. T. executive Bos worth, vice Charles City News 2da Chenette Gets Hvorce From Husband Charles Cily Freda A. Chente was granted a. divorce in dis- dt''court last week"before Judge .A. Beardmore from Eugene L, fh'enette, both of Charles City, on cruel and inhuman treatment harge. - · . They were married at Hampton, |urie 2, 1928, and lived together husband and wife until about he time of the filing of the di- |orce petition. I Mrs. Chenetle was given the ustody of 3 minor children, Eu- pne, 15; Louis, 12, Louise, 11, and I stipulation, made a part of the ecree, provided support money sr the children and a property fettlement. president; A. M. Barth, cashier; P. T. Webb, assistant cashier; Otto Brunsvold and Charles Ciner, managers Plymouth office; Bernice Bride, Ruby Richard and Frances 'Bartusek, tellers and bookkeepers. Mr. Hanson was formerly in charge of the bank at Plymouth. The bank sold during the past year, approximately a half million dollars in war bonds, established a ration banking department, and co-operated wtih the war effort in every way possible. The yearend statement showed a capital account of 3114,038.15 and deposit totals of $1,381,507.77. Cash and due from banks $515,836.10 and government bonds $411,500. The meeting closed with a big rkey dinner where stockholders, fleers and employes were pres- .1. to attend. Basic trainees weeks of work here, the personnel psychologists 24 weeks, and the post-graduate engineers 12 weeks of highly advanced training in some military specialty. The entire ASTP unit is commanded by Lt. Col. Luke D. Zech, with Lt. Col. Harold Schaub and Lt. Col. Emery Wells in charge of companies 1 and 2. University staff members in administrative positions are Dean Harry Newburn, administrator of basic phase and personnel psychology; Prof. William ,Coder, administrative assistant; Prof. Claude Lapp, co-ordinalor of basic phase; and Prof. Kenneth Spence, co-or- dinator of personnel psychology; Dean Francis Dawson is administrator of post-graduate engineering, with Prof. Edwin Kurtz as co-ordinator. Christie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. I. Christie, who has been instructor of music of the Battle Creek public schools, has resigned to accept a similar position with the public schools at Hampton. Calmar--Pvt. Charles Peterson returned to Texarkana, Texas, after spending a 10-day furlough wilh his parenls, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Peterson. Fertile--Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sanderson arrived at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sandy Sanderson, from Boise, Idaho, where they have been employed. Mr. Sanderson expects to enter the army soon. Clarion--L. S. Poor returned from a visit at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Poor, in Portland, Ore. Plymouth--Mr. and Mrs. Byron Johnson were given a farewell parly by their neighbors. They are leaving the farm and coming to their newly purchased home in have had 38 Plymouth, soon. St. Anssar--Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Groth, attended the North lown Golden Jubilee No. 2 club at the Garner--Louis J. Henschen, janitor at the Hancock county courthouse, observed his 80th birthday Saturday by attending to the routine chores about the courthouse. Manly--L. T. Bosworth relurned Monday afler attending a 3-day session of tax school at Hotel Fort Des Moines. Cresco--T; Cpl. Robert Howard, who is stationed at Camp Polk, La. returned there Wednesday after spending his furlough with his wife and young daughter, and at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Howard. Plymouth--Mr, and Mrs. A. Ehlke of Kenosha, Wis., visited Mrs. Ehlke's mother, Mrs. J. J. Hanson, and her brother, J. O. }}|| Hanson, last week. Cresco--V. A. Wheeless of Cresco, who has been serving more than a year in the radio technical school at Sioux Falls, S. Dak., as instruclor, has been transferred to Scott Field in southern Illinois, where he has a similar position. Crystal Lake--Phyllis Riherd, pharmacist mate 2nd class, a WAVE, came home Thursday night from Arlington, Va., to spend a furlough with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Riherd. 2D LT. MERLE VERNON OGDEN Capture Men Who Escaped at Hampton Hampton -- Authorities Monday located John Verle Rath, wanted here on a charge of forgery. Charles Nolle, sheriff, and A. J. Hobson, county attorney, left that day for Nevada, Mo., where he is being held, to bring him here. Rath escaped from the Franklin county courthouse Nov. 15, while awaiting trial. He was located by means of a broadcast from Nevada made* to determine if he was wanted by Iowa authorities after it was learned he had no draft card. He was registered for the dratl in this county. Cerro Gordo hotel, Mason Thursday afternoon. Sgt. Larry Neuhauser Is Missing in Action Clarksville Mrs. Larry Neu- City, Lyle, took a Minn.--Webster Johnson truck load of household lions Given Talk on iperiences at Attu [Charles City--The -members of 1-6 Lions club were given a real eat Friday noon when Lt. Ed |iiley gave a graphic account oi experiences on the island of u. His vivid portrayal of the tie for the island brought eater realization of the grimness war to the minds of many o! le cubs who are veterans of forld war 1. Many interesting llics of war were shown by Lt Jilley and he was held beyond his be limit of the club in order to hswer a part of the many ques- pns the members wanted to ask jpn Hoover, vice president of the fons club at West Union, was thi of Wesley George. Morri vartz was the program chairman : the day. McCUMBER-VOIXRATH [Charles City--Miss Avis Voll fcth and Marlyn McCumber wer larried Jan. 4 in Mason City Irs. McCumber was formerly em |oyed at the Salsbury experi ntal farm in Charles City. Mr IcCumber has recently been hon {.-ably discharged from the army he couple will make their horn : Tomah, Wis. ijured lowan Leaves lospital for War Duty f Spillville--The war departmen otified Mr. and Mrs. Fred Herol hat their son, Pfc. Richard Her |d of the 5th army, has been dis " sed from an African hospita I returned to duty in Italy Lichard spent a month in the hos lital but the extent of his woum ; not learned. led Cross Jnits Close " Year's Work Calmar--City and rural Red ross units closed their year's ·ork and received their new uota for the coming year. ·Reports from the local unit how 398 women's blouses, 10 umper dresses, 30 lap robes. 108 perating gowns, 50 scarfs and 50 weaters were made by the town vomen besides working in the urgical dressing rooms Monday vening and Thursday afternoon. The new quota includes over 00 yards of material which will e made up into bath robes and 8 yards of goods to be made nto hospital utility bags, also helmet yarn and 4x4 and 4x8 surgical dressings. The rural unit marked com- iletion of the year by turning in 14 ladies blouses, 19 surgical gowns, 11 convalescent robes. 1 arge air base robe, 7 knitted carts, 20 pairs of bedrooms slippers. Officers elecled for the ensuing fear for the township unit are: ^resident, Edna Bjonerud, secre- ary-treasurer, Grace Dyrland. The town unit is under the supervision of Mrs. Frank Uher, local Red Cross chairman. hauser received a message from the war department Saturday evening, telling her that her husband, Sgt. Larry Neuhauser, had been missing in action since Jan. 4. Sgt. Neuhauser was a native of Madison, Wis., and entered service just one year ago. He was a turret gunner on a bomber and had. his training at Denver, Colo., and Grand Island, Nebr. He left for overseas duty Nov. 13. A daughter, Susan'" Mary, was born to Sgt- and Mrs. Neuhauser Jan. 3. Mrs. Neuhauser is the-former Elfrieda Hoard and makes her home here with her mother, Mrs. Mary Hoard, since her husband went into the service. Garner--Quentin Love, son of Mrs. Mabel Love, is having a eave from his duties in the navy and is visiting with his mother and other relatives in Garner. Love is stationed in South Carolina and is in Ihe avialion ordnance n i a . department. Lyle, Minn. -- Superintendent and Mrs. Oscar Miller moved in the Dahl estate house .vacated by the Ed Lusk family. Carpenter -- James Ezra ·from Illinois arrived Friday to spend a few days at the home of his daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Niel Culbertson. Alia Visla--Gerald Nosbisch of the navy came Friday from New York to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Nosbisch. His mother is at a New Hampton hospital recovering from an operation. Le Roy. Minn.--Daniel Iverson of San Diego, Cal., is on furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. K. C. Iverson. He is a gunnery sergeant. Fertile--Pfc. Richard A. Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Johnson, and his wife, visited the past week with his parents. They both returned to camp at Vancouver, Wash., Friday. Clarion--Mrs. Paul Loomis returned Saturday from Fort Meade, Md., where she visited her husband, Pfc. Loomis, who left for goods to Minneapolis Friday for Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Berg, where they expect to make their home. Mr. Berg has work in a defense plant. Garner--Mrs. Harold Oxley has appointed Mrs. A. E. Rasmussen of Garner as county home project library chairman, to succeed Mrs. George Hejlik, who is in Califor- Le Roy, Minn.--J. Winkels has gone to North Carolina lo see his son, Gilberl, in camp. AIRMAN KILLED IN PLANE CRASH Lt. Merle V.Ogden, 23, Falls to Death in P-38 Los Angeles, (U.R)--2nd Lt. Merle Vernon Ogden, 23, St. Ansgar, was killed when his P-38 interceptor fighter crashed in a vacant lot in the suburb of Lomita Monday, fighter wing officers said Tuesday. Ogden's next of kin was given as his father, William Henry Ogden, St. Ansgar. The plane struck the bedroom of a house from which a mother and her 7 year old son had fled. Mrs. Laura Jones snatched her son, Wilson, from a bed and ran to a neighbor's home when she noticed the plane in trouble. Mrs. Flora Roben Dies; Rites to Be Thursday Ackley--Funeral services wil be held Thursday at 2 p m. at St J o hn 's Evangelical Reformed church for Mrs. Flora Hoben, 58 who died at her home Monda; after a long illness. The Rev. Er nest Seybold, pastor, will officiate She was bom Jan. 14, 1886, an was married in May, 1907, to Wil liam Roben. Mr. Hoben died i July, 1938. To this union 3 children wer born all of whom survive. The are: Walter, Mrs. James Younie Ackley and Wilma of Des Moine Two sisters, Mrs. Menna Meinl and Mrs. Aeilt Krull and 5 broth ers, John, Arend, Henry, Chart and Johannes all of Ackley, als survive. Burial will be in Oakwood cem etery besides her husband. MRS, G, H, BLACK DIESATOSAGE Funeral Will Be Held at Champion's Parlors Osage-^Funeral services will ba eld Wednesday at 2 p. m. -at hampion's funeral home for Mrs. George H. Black, 85, who died unday evening at the home of her aughter, Isabelle Black. The Rev. Jlen Hartong, Methodist pastor, vill officiate. Burial will be in the Osage cemetery. She was born .Martha Ellen lark, daughter of Julia Ann and Alexander Clark, May 23, 1858, at Moselle, Md. She spent her girl- .ood in Missouri. She married George H. Black it Union, Mo., March 18, 1885, and or 12 years they resided on a farm near Union. In 1897 they moved o Mitchell county, Iowa, living n farms in Burr Oak and Liberty :ownships. In 1917 they retired to Osage, where her husband died in 1922. Three children were born. Isa- ]elle Black, the oldest, has been with her mother, caring for her during her illness of the past 3 years. James Elmer and Virginia Ellen, twins, were born to the couple, Virginia Ellen dying in infancy. Surviving are her 2 children, James Elmer, Hock township, and Isabelle, In Osage, and 3 grandchildren. BOOST PASTOR'S SALARY Greene--At the annual meeting of the local Lutheran church, the pastor, I. J. Deines, reported a net gain of 43 members. The congregation voted an increase in- the pastor's salary. DIES AT ST. PAUL West, Union--L. M. Cullins, 70, who died Saturday at St. Paul, was brought to West Union for burial Services were conducted Thursday afternoon from First Methodist church by the Hev. Sterling J. Baldwin. Burial was made at the West Union cemetery. Md. Cullins had lived all his life, with the exception of the last 3 years, in in West Union. Surviving are his daughter, Mrs. Ralph Sisson, St. Paul, and a son, Audlen Cullins, in the service In Canada. His wife died in 1939. DIES AT JOICE Joice--Mrs. James O. Dahlby, 50, died at home Sunday evening after a long illness. She is survived by her husband and daughter, Mrs. James O. Nelson, who has been at her bedside the past month, one grandson, 2 sisters and many other relatives near Joice. The body lies in state at the Anderson funeral home in Lake Mills. Mrs. F. Wygle, Pioneer, Dies at Clarksville Clarksville--Rath E. Wygle, a lifetime "resident of Clarksville, died at her home Saturday at the age of 89 years. She was one of 10 children born to Samuel and Mary Shafer McCreary. She was married to Frank Wygle Dec. 15, 1880, and they lived on farms un;il 1919 when they retired and moved to town. Mr. Wygle died in 1934 and since that time her son Edward and wife made their home with her. Besides her son Edward she is survived by one sister, Mrs. E. D. Marquand of Longmpnt, Colo.; 3 grandchildren, Vern, in the armed f o r c e s somewhere' In Alaska, Frank of Waterloo and Mrs. Otto Wedeking of Nashua, and 5 great grandchildren. She was a member of the Presbyterian church. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 p. m. from the Hammel and Martin funeral home, and burial in Lymvood cemetery. EMPLOYES PAY 83,800 Garner--A report from the office of the county auditor discloses that 103 Hancock county employes contributed a total of $2,800 in "pay-as-you-go" taxes, w h i c h were withheld from payrolls during the past year. The amount includes victory tax for the period before the "pay-as-you-go" tax became effective. overseas duty. Plymouth--Word has been received here by relatives that Mr. and Mrs. Ira Falk of California are the parents of a daughter born Jan. 1. Garner--The executive committee of the Hancock county educational council, met at Kanawha Friday evening. The meeting was ducted by Supt. Arlo McGowan of Kanawha. Manly--Mrs. Orville Cooper left Monday night for Long Beach, Cal., where she will spend 2 weeks with her husband who recently returned from service in the Pacific area. C res co--Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Burr of Cresco went a few days ago to visit their son, Lt. Charles Burr, who was recently transferred from the Methodist hospital at DCS Moines where he completed his internship and was assigned to service in Camp Barkeley, at Abilene, Texas. St. Ansgar--Mrs. Claire E. Miller, Jr., of Stanhope, is visiting at the home of Mr. Miller's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. Edward Miller. Northwood--Robert A. Owens of Iowa Falls spent the weekend visiting in th£ home of his sister, Mrs. W. I. Sayre. Lylc, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. Morris Asper, who have been visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Johnson, left Thursday for Oregon, where Mr. Asper is in the service. Stilson--The Rev. Leo E. Wilson of the Stilson church spent the past week in Des Moines as guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Wilson and family. 25 MEN KILL FOX Gootlcll--Twenty-five men had a "fox hunt" : Saturday and shot one fox. Farmers are missing their chickens and think foxes are the guilty thieves. ATTEND FUNERAL Lyle, Minn.--Mrs. John Larson returned from Enderlin. N. Dak., where she, accompanied by Mrs. Oscar Larson and Mrs. George Kittleson of St. Ansgar went to attend the funeral of SIver Knutson, a former Lyle resident. He is a brother of K. A. Knutson of Lyle. Y O U R . . . CHRYSLER and PLYMOUTH DEALER · For complete motor rebuilding For wheel balancing For body and lender rebuilding For front end alignment -also palntins For ^^ ahd ^^j,,,. For Sargent Feeds FOLSOM AUTO CO. DR. SENIOR SPEAKS · Garner--Dr. G. B. Senior, fed- j eral veterinarian, from M a s o n City discussed poultry production and disease control at the monthly meeting of the Bingharo lown- ship- Farm Bureau at the Center school. TELEPHONE COMPANY MEETS Plymouth--At the annual meeting of the telephone company it was decided lhat the annual dues will remain the same as last year. The officers elected were: President, Charles Ciner; vice president, John Brower; secretary, Mrs. J. O. Hanson. A. A. Holroyd is the retiring president. Norlhwood--Mr. and Mrs.' Fred Warner received word Wednesday of the arrival of Iheir first grandchild, a daughter, born to Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Swanson of Ames. DR. A. P. FANKHAUSER For Better Results on Pneumonia, Flu and Colds. Pain Removing Tcchniqne Dr.A.P.Fankhauser,D.C. S. 0. T. Technician 22 3rd N. W. Ph. 854 Minutes matter more in war When Long Distance lines are crowded the operator will say 5 '/U//W7ZS There's a good reason for that. · It's to help everybody get better service. · And you can say a lot in five minutesi Maybe you can hold that next Long Distance call to three minutes. · That would be even better. N O R T H W E S T E R N , BELL T E LEP HO NE^CO M.PAN Y

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