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EIGHT MASON GITy GLOBE-GAZETTE. FEBRUARY 13 · 1937 ASSEMBLY FINISHES REVAMPED MORTGAGE MORATORIUM NINE MEASURES ' · A R E EN ACTED 345 Bills in Legislative Hopper at Close of First Month. DES MOINES, ()--The Iowa legislature ended its first month Saturday by sending to Gov. Nelson G Kraschel a revamped mortgage moratorium bill which, it's sponsors claimed, would save "thousands of Iowa farms" from foreclosure. After passing the moratorium bill, the two chambers stayed in session late Friday to take final action on a companion measure to extend the period of redemption on lands now under foreclosure. An error in a conference committee report, however, delayed consideration of the redemption bill and the legislature adjourned until Monday. Can Postpone Foreclosure. As finally adopted, the moratorium bill gives judges the power to postpone foreclosure suits until March 1, 1939. It would take from judgts the right to deny postponement because of "temporary :-: HERE AND THERE :-: Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota insolvency" or "inadequacy" of land for security. Before it took final action on the moratorium bill, the legislature had nine acts signed by the governor to show for its first month's work. Most of the new acts were minor legalizing measures. The only major bill which became a law was the first one passed by the two chambers, permitting counties to make feed loans to drought-stricken farmers. Other Measures Listed. Other accomplishments of the session were: Wapello and Story county legalizing acts, permission for Sioux City to levy for snow removal, an appropriation for inaugural expenses, a Storm Lake water rate act, one to legalize execution sales, and one to permil Carter-Lake to receive some benefits from gasoline tax road im provement funds. The legislature also has decided on pay for committee clerks and hired extra help--the result of the two joint resolutions which passed the two chambers. 345 Bills in Hopper. A bill to permit the city of Davenport to refinance a bridge bond issue passed both houses and awaited the governor's signature. One to permit the city of Fort Dodge to have a park' commission "was.signed by : the governor. Condition is Unimproved. WODEN--Mrs. Claus Eden who has been bedfast for the past 10 weeks is seriously ill at her home here. Large Crowd Present. BUFFALO CENTER--Mrs. Lou Sehaffer and Mrs. Art Stienberg entertained the Methodist Ladies Aid at the church parlors Thursday afternoon. A large crowd was present. Home From St. Paul. JOICE--Homer Escherich, · who has been employed by the Sitch- ell-Carlson Hadio company, St. Paul, the past year, came home Wednesday to spend a few days. He is now employed by John Deere company, Forest City. Surprised by Friends. DOWS--A number of friends surprised W. A. Burrows Friday evening by gathering for a social time. Mr. Burrows has sold his farm to his, son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Fay Merryman of near Marshalltown, who will take possession next week. Mr. Burrows sold his farm equipment at public sale last Wednesday. Hostess to Circle. JOICE--Mrs. L. Larson entertained the north side sewing circle this week. Given Farewell Parlies. RIDGEWAY _ Friends and neighbors gathered at the home of Mrs. Ernest Ladwig, near here, for a farewell party Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Ladwig and family will move in the near future on the farm known as the T. Kratz farm, three miles south of here, which they purchased some months ago. Declam to be Monday. RAKE--The local high school declamatory contest -will be held in the school auditorium Monday evening. Winners of this contest will participate in the county con- Know Your State A Daily Fact About W. G. Murray, Iowa State college agricultural economist, reporting results of a land price study, said that since 1933 the Iowa land value trend has been steadily upward. Murray pointed out that the 1933 average value ot farm land in Iowa was $G5 an acre, compared with $82 an acre m 1936. '· lii .the legislative hopper were 345 ; bills', of" which 183 were introduced in the house and 162 in the senate. The legislature will face a crowded week when it returns Monday. -Besides possible debate of the homestead tax relief bill the assembly will receive governor the annual from the appropriations bill. A hearing on proposed beer legislation is scheduled for Monday night. North lowans Named Corn, Small Grain Association Heads AMES--All state officers, of both the Iowa Corn and Small Grain Growers association and the Iowa Agricultural Experiment association were re-elected at a meeting of the two groups held in conjunction with Farm and Home Week at Iowa State college. Louis Quirin, Alta,- was renamed president of the Iowa Corn and Small Grain Growers association and Oscar Johnson, Le Grand, was re-elected president of the experiment group. New district vice-presidents of the corn and'small grain growers group are Kenneth Scott, Spencer and F. B. Goecke, State Center. District North Iowa vice president? named by (he experiment group include A. B. Roscnberger, Esther- vine; Paul Blumer, Luvcrne. The Iowa Horse and Mule Breeders association renamed F A. Huddlestun, Webster City, as president. A new vice-president Charles .Ames,, Clear Lake, was elected. test Feb. 19 at Lake Mills. The preliminary state contest will also be held at Lake Mills Feb. 2B. Attend Gaspcrilla Day. JOICE--Orin Kittlcson who is spending the winter in Tampa, Fla, with his brother, Edgar, wrote home that Florida is having an unusually warm winter there. Temperatures are in the eighties most of the time. He was there to participate in Tampa's Gasperilla day at fair time. Husband in Aviation School. CORWITH--Mrs. Robert Steig- onvalt left Thursday for Los Angeles, Cal., to join her husband, who is attending an aviation school there. She has been with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Johnson, northeast of Corwith, the past two months. Engagement Is Announced." MANLY--Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schindele announce the engagement o£ · their daughter, Dallas Charlotte, to Westley E. Trettin, son o! Mr. and Mrs. Albert Trettin of Rockford, Iowa. Visit in Wisconsin. McINTIRE--Mr. and Mrs. Otto Krumm and children will leave the first of next week for Colby, Wis., to visit Mr. Krumm's two sisters and their families. Mr. Krumm's shoulder was broken a few weeks ago at the coal chute on the Chicago Great Western railroad. The coal · was frozen, Mr. Krumm took a coal pick to loosen Mrs. Springer Hostess. MANLY--The Dorcas Circle of the English Lutheran church was entertained by Mrs. Fred Springer at her home Thursday afternoon. Returns From Chicago. PLYMOUTH-A. L. Frederick returned home from a two weeks' visit with his children in Chicago. Entertain at Luncheon ROCKWELL--Mrs. Eva Anderson Mrs. R. J. Forsyth, Mrs. Tom Dolan and Miss Lucy Scholl of the American Legion Auxiliary entertained members and a few invited friends at a 1 o'clock luncheon Thursday. Twenty-four guests were present. Plan Annual Meeling-. ROCKWELL--Preparations are being made for the annual meeting of the Rockwell Woman's club to be held at the basement of the Baptist church on Friday evening Feb. 19. Mrs. Addie Perdue is the club president. Are Parents of Son. KLEMME--A son was born Thursday to Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Barz. Called to Harmony. LIME SPRINGS--Mrs. Art Khengshiem and Mrs. Willard Thomas were called to Harmony, Minn., by the serious illness of their father. Sells Interest in Garage. ROCKWELL --Walter Jackson has disposed of his interest in the A. and. W. garage to his brother Arthur. SS'I From Dinner. DUMONT--The United Brethren Sorosis cleared S34.B5 at the- semi-annual dinner served Thurs- 2 Algona Merchants Celebrate Birthdays ALGONA-- Two Algona · men observed birthdays Friday at Al- gpna. Both men are pioneer merchants, one retired at John Goeders, founder of Goeders department store. present, the observed his .eighty-third birthday quietly at his home. Both Mr. and ' ' TM!' s - ocders good health this winter. With the exception of Jive years spent in California the Goeders have lived in Kossuih county the greater part of their Jives. The store was established in 1887, Jimmic Neville, veteran shoe dealer, celebrated his seventy- second birthday. Mr. and Mrs Frank Mathcs were in charge of the lunch served in the store and a four piece orchestra furnished music. Mr. Neville was born in Rochester, -Minn., the year the Civil war ended and when 20 years old went to Watertown, S. Dak., where he was in show business 10 years. Returning to Iowa he was in business successively at Algona, Britt, Garner and then back to Algona, where he has now lived some 30 years. What used to be called the "divorce evil" is now coming lo be regarded by many as happiness Waterloo Courier. the coal and it gave way and covered him. Daughter Is Born. RIDGEWAY_Mr. and Mrs. Carl Thomson of Preston, Minn., formerly of Ridgeway, are the parents of a daughter, born Wednesday. Gleaners Society Meets. BRITT--The Gleaners society of the Congregational church met Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Cecil P. Lewis. Mrs. H. C. Armstrong was assistant hostess. Mrs. Alac Anderson had charge of the lesson. Go to DCS iUoincs. BRITT--Mr. and Mrs. John Pritchard drove to DCS Moines Thursday on business. Leave for Trncr. WODEN--Mrs. Henry Bode and two children left Wednesday evening for Traer to spend several days at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Dean. Returns From Convention. MESERVEY--C. J. Wendol returned Friday from a two days attendance at the Hardwars Dealers' convention at Des Moines. Is Slightly Improved. BUFFALO CENTER--The condition for Fern Stenerson who has been seriously ill with plural pneumonia is slightly improved Miss Stenerson is at the Dolmaee hospital. Born to Fenton Couple. WHITTEMORE-Mr. and Mrs. William Jenlz of Fenton are parents of a baby girl born Thursday at thn McCrcery hospital in Whit- tcmo.-c; This is their first child Return From DM Molncs. BUFFALO CENTER--K H El- nian and John Slaba returned Friday from Dos Moines, where they attended a hardware convention. Hostess lo Class. ST. ANSGAR--Mrs. B. T. Higland was hostess to the Elizabeth Rossiter Sunday school class at her home Thursday afternoon. Taken From Barber Shop ALGONA--The barber shop beneath the Alogna hotel operated by Charles Clement and Alvin Briggs was broken into sometime Thursday night through the rear entrance from the hotel proper Between $4 and $5' was taken and a peanut machine containing a number of pennies. It is believed they left through the front door as the night lock had been tampered with. This is the second time this shop has been broken into. day at the Legion hall. Daughters Are Born. ROCK FALLS--An 8 pound girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Vance Swanson early Thursday. This is their second child. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hewitt are parents of a girl born Thursday, Feb. 11. This is their, fiijst child. Daughter Is Born. FERTILE--A V pound girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Leo Stokke Thursday. S175 for Relief Fund STACYVILLE--The Red Cross benefit show "I'd Give My Life," given Thursday evening, sponsored by the Cass theater and assisted by the American Legion and Auxiliary soliciting outside contributions, amounted to $175. The entire receipts go to Hood relief in the south. Arc Parents of Son. SHEFFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. Alton Wickwire are parents of a son born Feb.II. Leaves for Indiana. RUDD--E. E. Stalker left Friday evening tor Cayuga, Indiana, where he will assist his son, Keith. Elma Creamery Gains Reported; Reckner Is Named President ELMA--The Elma Co-Operative creameryg held its annual meeting Wednesday at which meeting the secretary's report showed the following interesting items: The creamery increased its production of butter by 42,000 pounds over its output last nearly 70.000 pounds yenr over and two years ago. An average of 36.1 S cents was paid to farmers for but- tcrfat for with the the year ns compared average price of 31.2?. Plays Well Attended. WODEN--The two one-act plays given at the high school Wednesday evening were well attended receipts totaling $17.20. The plays were directed by Miss Gwendolyn Roth. Released From Quarantine. MESERVEY--Roland Wendel is out again after quarantine from scarlet fever. Hostess to Study Club. MANLY--Miss Caryl Breckner entertained the junior study club Wednesday evening at the Clarence Glider home. Mrs. Sheets Hostess. HUTCHINS--Mrs. "Elmer Sheets entertained Miss Florence Zollinger, H. D. A., for Hancock and Cerro Gordo counties, her mother Mrs. Zollinger of Cedar Rapids, wno has been Miss Zollinger's guest since Sunday, and nineteen women of Boone and Orthel townships at an all-day meeting Thursday. Suffered Broken Hip. BUFFALO CENTER--Mrs. Marv Beyers is in Minneapolis assisting in caring for her sister-in-law, Mrs. Andrew Johnson, who suffered a broken hip. Aid "Society Entertained. ST. ANSGAR--The M. E. Ladies' Aid was entertained at the church basement Wednesday afternoon. Hostesses were Mrs. R. L. Valentine, Mrs. W. B. Price, Mrs Pat Young and Mrs. H. L. McKinley. Comforters Are Tied. GENEVA--Women of the Geneva township Farm Bureau met with their president, Mrs. Earl Marty and tied comforters fgr the Red Cross Flood Relief boxes Operate Coffee Shop. BRITT--Mr. and Mrs. A. H Brek.'se moved to Bn'tt from Ellsworth, They - will operate the Green Lantern coffee shop in the Coliseum building that was vacated by E. H. Ludeke, who moved into his own building. 500 Attend Program. DUMONT--A record crowd of about 500 attended the musical program given Wednesday evening at the school gymnasium by 172 grade children. Almost $54 was cleared which goes to the activity fund. The sixth grade was awarded a 5 pound box of candy for selling 63 tickets. Home From Humboldt. WHITTEMORE--John M o s- bach, Jr., who has been a guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Mosbach of Humboldt for the pats few months, arrived home Wednesday evening. The former is his brother. Birthday Is Celebrated. RUDD--Miss Betty Pace entertained Miss Joyce Dockstader Roger Finch and Paul Braham at a 6 o'clock dinner. Thursday, Feb. 11, honoring Miss Dockstader's birthday anniversary. Receives Farewell Gift. ACKLEY--An invitation was received by the Ackley Wa-Tan- Ye club to be present next Monday evening in Fort Dodge when OVERBOEJ9, PIONEER, DIES Retired Farmer at New Hampton to Be Buried ^ om Monday. NEW HAMPTON--Peter Overboe, 89, prominent retired New Hampton farrnei-, died Friday noon from pneumonia after an illness of several weeks. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at the home here at 1 o'clock and at 2 o'clock at the Synod Lutheran church at Jerico with the Rev. H. M. Tjernagel, pastor, officiating. Mr. Overboe was born at Gopen Norway, March 22, 1847. When 22 he came to Ossian. His wife died Feb. 29, 1336. Surviving is one daughter, Mrs. T. H. Thorsen, New Lincoln Up, Wallace Down Hampton. a group of women form a . . cents paid last year. A total of 301,832 pounds of butter was made by the local creamery. The creamery was reincorporated under the new Iowa statutes, the new organization being permanent in nature. E, W. Reckner, for more than 30 years a member of the board i£ directors, was elected the president of the creamery board. James Murphy was elected vice-president and M. E. Birmingham was elected secretary of the board. George Lybbert, 78, of Cresco, Is Buried CRESCO--George Lybbert, 78, died at Mercy hospital, Cresco, Wednesday, after a brief illness. He was born in Denmark Jan. 20, 1859, and had lived in this vicinity tor many years. Two sons, Henry and Edward, farmers in the near vicinity of Cresco, and four stepchildren, 23 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren survive. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, Feb. 13, at the Cresco Methodist church, the Rev. W. H. Mitchell officiating. Mrs, Bergliorn Buried. HAMPTON -- Funeral services .or Mrs. Anna Berghorn, who died Tuesday at the home of her son Fred Berghorn of Marion township, were held Friday afternoon at St. Paul's Lutheran church at -.atimer with the Rev. ~ Char tor club in that city. The local club Tuesday evening presented a gift as a farewell token to Mrs Ralph Blakely, who will leave next week for her new home in Los Angeles, Debate at Cedar Falls. MANLY--The Manly high school debaters participating in. 1 the the district tournament at Ce- S.? 1 ",/^ 15 , S a t u rday are Miriam i leld. Bob Parker, Garnet Gilbertson. Milus Bonker, who drove to Cedar Falls, accompanied by Mr. Paine, Mr.- Zaiger, Mrs. G. .S Westby, a Judge, and Miss Earth their coach. Mrs. Churchill Dies. C L A R I O N -- M r s . Charles Churchill died Thursday evening at a hospital, following an operation. Hall Is Torn Down. McINTIRE--Mcfnlirc's Woodmen hall has been sold and is being taken down. The lumber will oe used for other purposes. The hall was built by Shermon and ftyles in the summer of .1893. This hall has been the home of the Modern Woodmen and Royal Neighbor lodges. New Pastor Honored. GOLDFIELD--Members of the United Presbyterian church numbering 175 held a reception at the churco parlors Thursday evening in honor of the new pastor the Rev John Haupt and family, formerly of Superior, Nebr. Special guests included the ministers and their wives of the other churches of the town, members of the school faculty and the Rev. and Mrs. Kil- Many Projects,Will . Be Included in List of 1937 Activities HAMPTON--The hoys' 4-H club committee of Franklin county met here Thursday with Harold Walker, boys' club" leader, and M. W. HnwcH, county agent, to plan the club work for 1937. Members of fho committee are Harvey Yaw, Grant township, cHairman; Terry Grice, Geneva; Glenn Craighton, Hampton; George Klousia, Hampton; Donald Larson, Coulter. Projects for the year will include baby beef, purebred beef heifer; dairy calf, market pig, market litter, purebred sow litter, purebred sheep, market sheep, colt, corn and farm record. Activities will include conservation, band, health, fire prevention and athletics. Club leaders for 1937 and their clubs are, Terry Grice, Geneva Go-Getters; Raleigh Wolf, Osceola; George Klousia, Marmott; LaVerne Newton, Lee Live Wires; Willard Latham, Hoof and Halter- Gilbert Behn, Block and Bridle; Donald Larson. 4-T; Glenn Craighton, Hampton Hustlers; Eldon Bertilson, Oakland, Jr. Stockmen; E. L. Breeding, Ingham Cornhuskers, and Harvey Yaw Grant Top Nofchers. No leader has been named for the Morgan Merry Mixers. FV!,I Lincoln's picture -went up and Henry Wallace's came down Friday afternoon as the- Iowa senate decided on Lincoln's birth- Uay that the martyred president deserved a place on the chamber's ·walls. -Above is E. A. Jainson, left, serjeant-at-arms of the senate preparing to hang the Lincoln picture while James W. Reese, chief doorkeeper, holds the Henry Wallace photo. The Iowa senate is republican. Only other pictures in the senate chamber arc those of President Roosevelt and George Washington. (Iowa Daily Press CHARLES CITY NEWS Mrs.'Hylland, 76, Scarville, Is Dead; Rites to Be Tuesday SCARVILLE--Mrs. A. O Hylland, 76, died Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Gilmer Anderson. Her husband preceded her in death. The surviving children are Mrs. P. A. Anderson, Loretta, Wis Ole, Nels, Albert, Leland, and Mrs. Gilmer Anderson, Scarville, and one brother, H. O. Stockseth, Belmond; 13 grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at the Hylland home and nt the Center Synod church, the Rev. Justin Peterson pastor. ' Former Charles City Pastor's Rites Helc CHARLES CITY--Funeral "services were to be held in Beloit Wis., Saturday . for Dr. Wilson Denney, pastor of the First Congregational church in Charles CUi from 1898 to 1907. Dr. Denney lived in Beloit since his retirement from the ministry with his daughter, Marian Denney Liesh- years Mrs. Denney died a few jigo. For the past several years Dr. Denney suffered from heart trouble and he died while asleep. One son, Ellis Denney president of a bank in Oak Pack', 111., is the other survivor. Eagle Grove Trucker Held to Grand Jury CLARION -- Lee Woodard of i-agle Grove, charged with larceny by trick, was bound over to the grand jury Friday on a $1,000 bond m Justice Glen Oldham's court. Woodard, a trucker al- took grain belonging to Knutson from Knutson's larm near Eagle Grove, and sold it without the permission or knowl- th b° f Knutson ' posted bourne of Eagle Grove. Observe 5Ist Anniversary RUDD-- The members of the Kupker, Sr., family met at the George Kupker home at Rudci to celebrate_ their fifty-first wed- d i n g anniversary. The birthday of fc.ai-1 Apel, a grandson, was also celebrated. Transferred to Albert Lea NORA SPRINGS-- Guy Morton, night operator at the Rock Island station at Nora Springs for a long time, has been transferred to a s.milar position at Albert Lea Minn. He expects to assume the new position soon. The family Mrs. Norton and two children! Marjory and Robert, will remain here until the school year closes' Proprietor at Orchard. ROCK FALLS-- Mr. and Mrs. Albert Albright and family moved to Orchard Thursday where Mr. AlbriRht will become proprietor of a barber shop, grocery store and cafeteria. Floyd Chisel. of Clear Lake has rented the local pool hall and barber shop formerly occu- 1 pied by Mr Albright. Rites For Riceville Suicide Victim Held Floyd Bovine Testing to Be Started Feb'. 22 CHARLES CITY--Dr. B. L Caudill, assistant veterinarian, U. c. department of agriculture, Alta Vista,- will be in charge of the tuberculin testing of all herds ill Floyd county. The work is scheduled to start Feb. 22. The state and federal department' of agriculture ordered a complete test for tuberculosis of all dairy and breeding cattle in Floyd county Three years have elapsed since the county was accredited. The test will be conducted by the practicing veterinarians of Floyd and adjoining counties. RICEVJLLE-Funeral services /or Carl Hayncs, 52, were held Saturday afternoon in the Methodist church at Riceville with the Rev. F. M. Garrett conducting the rites. Mr. Haynes leaves his widow one son and family of Riceyille and two daughters, Mrs. Lively of Waterloo and Mrs. Kellogg o£ Stacyville. He shot him- Mrs. Blackburn, 59, Succumbs at Gresco CRESCO--Mrs. William Blackburn, 59, died at her home in Cresco Friday. Amelia H. Vierheilig was born in Milwaukee, Vfis., Sept. 22, 1877. Funeral sei- vices will be held at her late home Monday afternoon, the Rev W. H. Mitchell, pastor of the Methodist church, officiating. Play Contest Will Be Held at Garner Feb. 17 GARNER--Three one act plays will be given at the sub-district contest by members from the Crystal Lake, Hayfield and Garner high schools here in the high s c h o o l auditorium Wednesday night, Feb 17. The one act plays replace the former individual declamatory work. Miss Adela Hansen, former dramatic teacher in the Fargo N. Dak., schools, now a resident of Forest City, will judge. Former Resident Buried. CRESCO--Henry Lefcrink, BO, died at Rochester, Minn., Wednesday and the body was brought to Cresco for burial. Funeral services wore held at St. Joseph's Catholic church of Cresco Friday forenoon KobJiska Rites Will Be Held at New Haven CHARLES CITY--Funeral services will be held Monday morning in the Catholic church in New Haven for Joseph M. Kobliska, 49 who died Friday in the Cedar Valley hospital following a stroke He was stricken Wednesday at his farm home 12 miles north of Charles City. Father Tibeau wil officiate and burial will be in Neu Haven cemetery. He is survived bv his wife and six daughters- Mrs Marshall Smalley, Mrs. Melburn Smalley, Orchard; Arlene Ko bliska, Charles City, Pauline Amelia and Lorraine, at home. Win in Declam. CHARLES CITY -- Winners in the high school declamatory contest are June Wiltse, oratorical Richard Huber, dramatic and Marvin Lore, humorous. Thesi students will advance to the slat, contest and second place winner will represent Ihc school in th Floyd county scries starting nex week. Second place winners arc Harold Frederick, oratorical; Lewis Laphan, dramatic and Keith Noah, humorous. Charles "City Will Hear Ferns Hurc CHARLES CITY--Ferris Kurd native of Northwood, now practicing law in Chicago, will be the Memorial day speaker here. Mr Kurd, son of Dr. Kurd of Northwood, is a member of the lau firm headed by Rush C. Butler also a former Northwood resident Both are graduates of the Iowa college of law. Mr. Hurd is regarded as one of the most brilliant young members of · the Illinois Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY--Dr. Dibble, Mason City, will W. L. be the Return From Trip. CHARLES CITY-Mr. and Mrs Wendell Cross have returned from their wedding trip to live -in Charles City where Mr. Cross is employed by a motor trucking company. They were married in Osage last Monday. Mrs. Cross was Lorraine Robinson, daughtci of Mr. and Mrs. James Robinson of this city. 100 Attend Farewell Held at Little Cedar LITTLE CEDAR--The Woman's Missionary society entertained 100 persons at a farwell party in the parlors of the Baptist church, Thursday evening in honor of the M. H. Barker and Ed Grinstcad families. Mr. and Mrs. Barker have spent their entire lives in this community. Mr. Barker has been manager of the Co-operative elevator here the past 15 years. He has accepted a similar position at Manly. They will move Feb. 17 Mr. Grinstead has purchased a farm east of Orchard and will move there March 1. Dcclam Winners Named. CRESCO--In the home declamatory contest Thursday evening Leonard Slifka won first in oratorical and Arlene Johnson second; Emily DCS Noycllcs first in the dramatic and Phyllis Darby second; Mary Kennclly first in the humorous and Marian Benedict second. juest, pastor Sunday morning in the First Congregational church. W. G. Henke spoke on "Taxa- ion that Affects the Schools" at he meeting of the Lions' club Friday noon. The Rev. Thomas Anderson of Chicago was a guest. He was a former member of the club when he was pastor of the Congregational church here. While n the city he is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Smith. O. A. Cerwinski is in the Cedar Valley hospital with his foot in a cast because of an accident in he Frudden lumber yard where he is employed. While undoading umber a heavy timber slipped and broke three bones in his foot. Audrey Runyard was given a iurprise' party and handkerchief hower at her home Thursday evening. Bridge was played and the 'alentine motif was carried out in he supper. Arthur Schroeder, Sumner, who corks- at the Oliver plant, is receiving medical care in the hos- ntal for. burns on his foot caused by hot melal. Charles Schmidt ot Rockford who had a major operation in the Cedar Valley hospital has recovered sufficiently to return home The Rev. A. A. Hideout came from Dubuque to give the commencement talk to the graduating class of the Dr. Salsbury Laboratory school Friday evening. Another class will start Monday. Don Koebrick returned home yesterday after spending several months in California. Officers of Baptists at Swaledale Elected S WALEDALE -- The following officers were elected for the year at the business meeting Thursday evening at the Baptist church- Trustees, B. Carr, J. H. Eddy, William Fernau; secretary-treasurer. Mrs. George Hanks; clerk, Mrs. Milo Hoskins;'ushers, Robert and Howard Patton; pianist, Mrs. McCauley; assistant, Robert Patton; music committee, Lester Eddy, Mrs. McCauley, Mrs. Alfred Christensen. Sunday school officers, Superintendent, Lester Eddy; assistant Mrs. Christensen, secretary Howard Patton; assistant, Glen Eddy, Jr., pianist, Marvel Baker; assistant, Robert Pat- Ion, Chorister Joice Christensen. 3 Schools to Compete in Goodcll Play Meet GOODELL--One of (lie three sub county one act play contests of Hancock county will be given Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Goodell. The three schools competing are Canawha, Klemme and Goodell. L. J. Martin of the Clarion schools vill serve as 'critic judge, and determine which one of the three ichools will enter the finals of the county contest. GOULD REVAMP CONSTITUTION Many Proposed Changes in State Fundamental Law Before Assembly. DES MOINES, (#)j--The forty- seventh general assembly could, by adopting proposals already on file, alter Iowa's constitution so much the forefathers who framed it might not recognize sections of their handiwork. Resolutions for constitutional amendment awaiting legislative consideration would: Abandon the state's two house general assembly, replacing it by a single house ot 90 members. Provide four year terms for nil state officials, instead of two year terms. Add one member to both the senate and the house to eliminate political stalemates such as occurred in the 54 to 51 house split among democrats and republicans this year. Jury Vote Change. Allow juries in civil cases to return a verdict upon agreement of nine members, instead of. 12. The single house idea on file is House Speaker La Mar Foster's In filing it, the West Branch democratic "liberal" declared he believed such a , legislature would produce better legislation with less effort. His resolution would provide me member from each of Iowa's 59 counties and sessions would be leld at the beginning of even lumbered instead of odd num- sered years. Senator Andrew Bell (D) of Denison and Senator E. P. Donohue (R) of New Hampton are considering introduction of a similar proposal in the senate. S(udy Nebraska Law. They have obtained a copy of he Nebraska law which eslab- ished that state's unicameral leg- slature. Representatives Eugene Heilly D) of Dubuquc and Milton .trickier (R) of Des Moines proposed the four year terms for stale officers, an amendment which ~3ov. Nelson G. Kraschel recently laid he favored. They also have filed bills which vould make county and township officials four year office holders nstead of two. Reilly and Strickler, besides irguing that their proposals would j ut the cost of elections in two leclare it would make for better 7 government because public offi- '·'· lals would have more time to P end - °n their jobs because they ·· vouidn't-have to spend so much ooking to the next election Would Add Member. Adding a member to each house vas proposed by Rep. Thomas timpson of Anamosa and E T /laniece of Estherville, both dem- They cited the house's two weelc ight to get organized this year as ie best argument for adoption o£ their amendment. Rep. Robert Blue (R) of Eagle Grove offered the amendment on ury verdicts. It was passed by ie last session of the legislature. C adopted it will go to a vote ot he people at the next general lection. Adoption of the others, how- ver, would depend upon approval y this and the succeeding legis- ature and then a vote of the gen- ral electorate. aegerson Funeral Is Held at Freeport DECORAH -- Funeral services r ere held Saturday for O. A. aegerson, -79, pioneer of Winne- hiek county, who died after a ong period of poor health at his reeport home. The services were eld in the Ness funeral home and ie Freeport church, the Rev O lesnc, pastor of the First Lutli- cran church, assisted by the Rev O. Sandbach, officiated. Mr. Jaegcrson was born in Neehna, Wis., and came to this county to settle in Springfield township in 1867. In 1879 he went to Brookings, N. Dak., where he made his home until 1893 when he returned to Decorah. He was first married to Miss Eva Fetterlv m 1880, at Brookings. She died son, Oakland, Cal.; Mrs! 'o'rsa Goodhue, and Albert Jaegerson, Chloride, Ariz.; Mrs. both of Lloyd Wolfe, Frankville; ''Lester C 1 Frances - old, of Freeport. Har- Weservey Father, Son Banquet to Be Tuesday] MESERVEY--The father and on banquet will be held in the Evangelical church Tuesday evening. The Rev. Tl. H. Aurand of Tort Dodge will be the principal peaker. Other program numbers are scheduled. MEN Valentine's Day is Sunday-and if you want to delight the lovely lady, invite her to have dinner with you at the Jefferson. We know she'll be thrilled. And we will see that the dinner pleases your sweetheart and you. So, right now, make that Sunday dinner date. !i ORDERS FOR CHILDREN Jefferson Coffee Shop at Ihe BUS depot ,* M m t m m i i*?/l y - *? I I i fl a Wt itK I

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