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February 16, 1937

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 16 · 1937 THREE 22 FROM LAKE MILLS MAROONED IN RURAL SCHOOL R. R. HANDCAR HIT IN STORM Blizzard Cause of Woden Crash; 14 Calves in Truck Freeze. LAKE MILLS--At least some mothers knew where and how their sons were spending Saturday night. Instead o£ worrying how late the boys stayed out, the mothers were right with them. Mothers o£ the basketball boys were invited to Thompson to sec their sons play in the final tournament game. While there, they weren't as thrilled as they might have been, as their boys were defeated by Butfalo Center.. However, the homeward journey \yas packed with thrills. While driving in the storm so hazardous, three cars o£ persons sought refuge from the storm at the Storby farm six miles west of town; one family at the Albertson home two miles further west while the last three cars, after two had started to go in the ditch near the Mattison school, decided the vacant schoolhouse looked pretty good. The 22 persons spent the night there, after building a good fire. Then- biggest discomfort was because all had eaten early suppers and were very hungry and the bed-desks were not so comfortable. ·At daybreak, the car that didn'l go in the ditch, went to town and brought a truck to pull the othei cars out and get the hungry persons back to town. 4 FORCED TO LEAP AS TRAIN APPROACHES ALGONA--Four section mer escaped injury Monday afternoon about 3 o'clock west of town a short distance on the Milwaukee railroad tracks when a freight train bore down upon them. The men were riding on a handcar and, because o£ the blinding snow storm, were only able to see about 500 feet ahead oE them. The men ' were not able to remove the car from the tracks and save their lives too. The handcar was smashed but none ot the crew was injured. Paul Rayder was foreman. SEVERAL INJURED AS CARS CRASH IN STORM WODEN--Richard and Marie JUeken and Mr. and Mrs, Herman Markworth and family were injured, late Saturday afternoon when' their cars collided one- fourth mile east of Hutchins. The blizzard -made it impossible · for the drivers' to see. ~ ' " ~ '""'·' Mrs. Markworth suffered a broken nose and Mr. Markworth a ]acerated knee while their children suffered minor injuries. Marie Rieken was taken to a hospital in Mason Ctiy for treatment on an eye. She also suffered a sprained ankle. Both cars were badly damaged. The Rieken car was a 1036 Packard and the Markworth car, ft 1037 Plymouth, having been purchased only the day before the accident occurred. 14 CALVES FREEZE AS TRUCK GOES IN DITCH NEW HAMPTON--The Walsh Transfer company, Nashua, lost 14 calves Sunday when their trailer- truck was stalled after it left the highway during the blizzard. The calves were frozen to death. The truck was cnroute to Cedar Rapids. Small Crystal Lake Boy Swallows Nut; Goes to Iowa City . CRYSTAL LAKE--While Dickie Jonssen, small son of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Janssen, was eating nuts, a whole kernel slipped down his windpipe which was painful for a few minutes, and soon seemed to be all right. Saturday he was taken to a Mason City hospital where it was learned the nut was in his lung. It was advised to take him in the hospital at Iowa City. He was taken to Iowa City Sunday and was reported Monday to be suffering from pneumonia, caused from infection. If the nut doev not dissolve, it will be necessary with the use of instruments to remove it. Dickie is a second grade pupil in the Crystal Lake school. TRAIN DERAILED SOUTH OF BURT Crew Repairs Damage Passenger Engine v Is Delayed. BURT--A freight train of stock cars was stalled south of Burt Saturday evening and five cars were derailed. This held up the evening passenger train until 4:30 Sunday morning, when a crew of men succeeded in getting the freight cars back on the track. 6 Sections Covered m Whittemore Huni -WH1TTEMORE--A large group of sportsmen attended the foj hunt held in Whittemore Sunday The men expected to cover onlj four sections but managed lo comb through six. Two more foxes were added to those captured, whicl makes a total of 10 foxes and two wolves. A big feed was held in the basement of the A. Schmit building Monday evening for al the sportsmen taking part in an} o fthe hunts. Money from the sat of the furs was used to pay for thi lunch. Will Open Enlarged. Bricelyn Hatchery BRICELYN, Minn.--J. W. Han son, hatchery operator, has com pleted moving new equipment in to the building which was former ]y occupied by the Forest Cit. produce station. Mr. Hanson ha purchased three new incubat.or with =1 total capacity of 57,00 eggs. He also has a slock of poul try equipment for retail sale. Mi Hanson formerly had his hatchery equipment in the basement of hi home but needed more room. O Wednesday, March 3, Mr. Hanso will conduct an open house at th hatchery. Lawler Youth Given Sentence for Thef NEW HAMPTON--Joseph Gor man was sentenced Monday to on year in the Chickasaw county jai on a charge of grand larceny. Goi man, a Lawler farm youth, admit ted breaking into the Sun Lite Oi company filling station at Lawle last fall and stealing some money He pleaded -guilty. T A K E T H E N E W FAMOUS DIXIE ROUTE T K A I N S B A C K O N N O R M A L S C H E D U L E There's more than, steel rails lo great rail- ioadsliketheC.EJ.,LN,,N.C.St.L. --there's the steel of courage and eighly- five years of lighting odds. Not even a raging flood could slop them for long. Now theseluxury trains are rolling again --smooth, safe, comfortable, back on the one-night route to sun-drenched Florida. *" Toss in your golf slicks, pack your swim-suit and pocket a ticket to the land of sun, fun and soit warm sand. Fares were never lower. T H E D I X f E L A N D Onvniffht out to alt Florida points and ttiti fa tt fat of all heif?*ert C H I C A G O A N D F L O R I D A Lv Chicago 9:40 am Lr SI. loui» lllOO »m Ar Jacksonville next day a t . . . . . . . . . . . 10:40 am .Ar Miami 6:30 pra Ar St. Poloriburg 5:35 pm Two Other Through Dizfo Tralat Daily T H E D I X I E F L Y E R Ly Chicago ll ; 25pm LvSl. Louts 10:5Opm (Cbaehftg 9:35 pm) '· Ar Jdclioiwillo 6:30 am Ar Miami 4:30 pm THE DIXIE LIMITED LT Chicago 2:30 pm Lv St. Loui» 4: IS ptn At J«ck«on»ill« 8:35 pm ,1fk about all-tfpente loan to Florida and Cuba SLIp ;out «ulo at approximately iam« cost g l% paHonffflr ticket* ' DIXIE ROUTE TRAVEL BUREAU 1609 Pioneer fllrlti.. St. Pa..!. Minn. DIXIE HOUTE TRAVEI. BUREAU 13SS. USall.Sl.. Chlc.ao G. E. HERRING, n. p. A., L. H. n. n. 1303 Bo.taon-j State Bid?., Si. Lou!. Ho. CD.lS.ICKX :-: HERE AND THERE :-: Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota Returns to DCS Moines. GALT--Miss Esther Schroder pent a few days at home of her arents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Schroder, elurning to Des Moines Sunday. Given Epstnuptial Shower. NORA SPRINGS--A postnuptial hower was given Mrs. Winifred Inrt Shanks at a meeting o£ the Vlethodist Calendar circle which vas attended by a large number. Home From Luke Crystal. GALT--Mrs. Lillian Howard ar- ·ived home Friday from an ex- ended visit with relatives at Lake rystal, Minn. Visits at Belle Plaine. GALT--Robert Dixon visited lis parents at Belle Plaine, re- .urning Monday. Entertains at Parly. HANSELL--Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Straw entertained friends at a Valentine party at the home Sunday evening. Injured in Fall. TITONKA--Mrs. Rasmus Hansen fell Friday morning, injuring lerself painfully. She was going nto" the basement and missed the 'irst step. She lost her balance and fell the full flight of stairs, strik- ng her head and cutting it and DL-uisIng her left arm. She struck with such force that the teeth o£ combs in her hair were driven into :he scalp. Grandfather Knocked Down. HANLONTOWN--Mrs. Leland Schott received word that her = randfather, Mr. Aasland, had seen knocked down by a car at mmons, Minn., and received three fractured ribc. He is being cared for at the Alfred Aasland lome in Joice. Stolen Car FDHIIU. GARNER --' Earl Stille's car, stolen while Mr. Stille was attending the Paul Gast funeral at Garner Sunday, has been recovered. H was abandoned in a snowbank on the highway three miles west of lown. Sixth Son Born. WESLEY--Mr. and Mrs. Ttoj Sherman are the parents of a boy born to them last week. They no\\ have six children, all boys. Kepairs Much Harness. TITONKA--Farmers here are preparing in advance for the beginning of spring work. Fran! Hoff, who operates a harness am shoe repair shop, has this early'ii the season repaired and oiled i2l sets of harness. Return From Holland. WESLEY--Mr. and Mrs. Epp. Gremmer who have spent twi months in Holland, their "father land," returned home and again have taken up their usual dutie; of farm labor about six mile: northeast of town. 150 at Father-Son Banquel. CORWITH--Corwith troop, Boj Scouts of America, sponsored the a n n u a l lather-sen banquet in ih social h a l l of the First Methodis church. Covers were laid for 150 The address of the evening wa. given by Earle K. Behrcnd of Mason City, new scout executive fo .the Worth Iowa area. The nev scout committee for the ensuing year was elected and consists o Superintendent G. W. Beacom, EC Chambers, A. S. Beckman, Rufu C. Welter and L. O. Mitchell. Breaks Arm ill Two Places. KENSETT--David Knutson, 2 youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. S n. Knutson fell out of his liigl chair Sunday afternoon and broke both bones in his left arm. Surprised on Anniversary. ROCKWELL--About 50 neigh bors and friends of Mr. and Mrs Albert Witte of Bath township made a surprise call Sunday eve ning on the twenty-fifth annivcr sary of their marriage. Leaves for Colorado. WESLEY--Mrs. Julius Kun was called lo her parents' home i Fowler, Colo., Saturday due to th critical illnesS of her lather. Job Anderson, 72, who suffered stroke. Returns (o C'liirajrfl. HURT--Arnold Dundas r e l u r n c lo Chicago Sunday afler spendin two weeks here with his mothe: Mrs. Mary Dundas. Win in Declam Contest. CORWITH--The winners of th home declamatory contest at th high school auditorium Saturda evening were: Oratorical, Joh Stull, first; Margaret Bunting, sec ond; dramatic, Maxine Pcrkin first; Donna Gray, second: humoi ous, Esther Gruemvald, first an Charpel Hauswirth, second. Win nei's of first will compete in th first round of the state contest t be held at Britt. Guest Several Days. SWALEDALE -- Miss Lorrai Ruble of A u s t i n spent several day last weelc with her friends, M and Mrs. Eark Ingerham, return ing home Sunday. Visitors From Austin. SWALEDALE--Mr. and Mr Lester Eddy entertained the friends, Mr. and Mrs. Gcrhai Dickman and two sons of Austin Minn. Visits "With Mother. MESERVEY--Miss Lenore Wilk ins visited her mother. Henriett Wilkins over Sunday. She is em ployed in a beauty parlor in Ma son Citv. From Vernon Center. MESERVEY--Mrs. E. A. Yahnk of Vernon Center, Minn., is visi! ing her father, William Prilipp, S Visitors In Rochester. KENSETT--Mr. and Mrs. B. T Knudtson and son, Lloyd, drov lo Rochester, Minn., Sunday t visit Mr. Knudtson's brothc Henry, who submitted to an oper ntion Saturday. Henry resides a Minot, N. Dak., but is a formo Kensett man having spent hi boyhood on n f a r m near here, $40 IS TAKEN FROM HOSPITAL we Gallons of Alcohol Reported Stolen at Forest City. FOREST CITY--The Irish hos- ilal at Forest Cily was broken in- o and about $40 in cash and sev- ral checks stolen, officers re- ealed Monday. Five gallons of al- ohol were also taken from the asement store room. The money vas in the office safe which was losed but not locked. Entrance vas gained by taking the glass out a side door. Know Your State A Fact a Day About loway! During the past fiscal year, 28o,40Q persons visited the state arks in Iowa, in addition to the ncounted thousands who visited slate-owned lak_gs. From Bird Island. MESERVEY--Mr. and Mrs. acob Kirgis of Bird Island, Minn. re here on a visit. They are rela- ives of the Gottleib Lanster fam- -y- Plays Arc Postponed. DTJMONT--The second scries f three one-act plays which was o have been given here Saturday ivcning was postponed because if the snowstorm. Greene anc Warble Rock schools were unable o come. Another date has no' aeen set. In Crilical Condition. NORA SPRINGS--Mrs. Charles Dinsmore is in a critical condition ifter several nionlhs illness at her lome. Brothers and sisters called lere are A. A. Canady o£ Pittsburgh, Penn., who came by air)lane to Chicago; Mr. nnd Mrs. Canady of Churdan; L. C. Canady of Ames; Charles Canady of Story Cily; Mrs. George Black, Dawson; and Mrs. Frank Reynolds of Le Mars. Goes to Hot Springs. HANSELL--Ai-on Taylor left for Hot Springs, Ark., for treatment for arthritis. Visitor From Popcjov. POPEJOY--Mrs. Peter Nelson of Popejoy accompanied Mrs. Ole Nelson and Mrs. Anna Nelson ot Alden to Dou's Sunday (o visit at the Earl Carter residence. Talceii to Hospital. DOWS--Eugene Root entered the Lutheran hospital at Hampton Saturday. Mrs. Ella Hoffman is quite sick in her home, cared for by her sister, Mrs. Bert Young ot Iowa Falls. Mrs. Will Leach is sick, cared for by her daughter, Miss Mary Leach. Visitors From Fort Dodge. DOWS--Mr. and Mrs. M. N. Goodson of Fort Dodge visited Sunday in the home of Dr. and Mrs. E. G. Lolls. He turns to Beclccr. PLYMOUTH--Forresl Seclcy of Becker, Minn., who has been here three weeks, assisting in the care of his invalid grandfather, G. B Seeley, returned to his home, Ueturns From Ilns'pital. DOWS--Mrs. F. E. Heifner returned Monday from the Ellsworth hospital at Iowa Falls, recovering from her operation. Her mother- in-law, Mrs. Mary Heifner, o Kingsley, arrived the same day for a visit. THOMPSON MAN DIES ON VISIT Halverson S u c c u m b s at Forest City; Rites Wednesday. THOMPSON--Edward Halverson, 57, died o£ heart disease Sunday evening at 10:30 o'clock at .he home of a friend in Forest -ity, whom he had gone to visit earlier in the evening, apparent'.y in his u s u a l good health. Mr. Hah'ersoii was unmarried ind lived in a small house in the east part ot Thompson. Mr. Halverson \vns an ex-service man, laving served in the World war. He was a Legionnaire, lie leaves two sisters ami one brother, Mrs. H. P. Juhl and .1. W. Halverson of Thompson and Mrs. R. V. Goslin of Clarion. A military funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Bethany Lutheran church the Rev. .1. J. Skarpness officiating and burial will be in Rose Hill cemetery. Progressive Club to Meet on Friday Night PORTLAND--When the February meeting of the Progressive club is held at the liorru o t Edward Grubcn, cast o Mason City, on Friday, the program will consist of: roll call to bi responded to by a quotation from or mention of some act of Lincoln or Washington, to be followed bj a 5 or 10 minute voluntary enter lainmcnt by n representative o each family belonging to the club Two Buffalo Center Families Are Honorec BUFFALO CENTER--Member of the congregation ot tjie Nor wcgian Lutheran church" held In Producer Post DKS MOINES, (IP)--Chicago Producers Commission company, Tiicstiay formally :in- iioiincctl appointment of Herman C. Aabcrg, above, former assistant Iowa secretary of affri- culfnrc, as ils Town field service anrt organization representative. Company officials said he will work with Iowa livestock feeders, marketing: committees and county affents after lie spends a few months working on tlic Chitaffo market. Aabcrff will establish headquarters at it. K. No. 1, Boouc, after M;iy 1, the officials snitl. He formerly was AYinucbapo county atfcnl. farewell dinner, Immediately af tcr morning services for two Cam itics of the congregation, the Wie Fretto family and the Cliff Andcr sons. A pot luck dinner wa served in tiic basement of th church and each family was pie sented with a g i f t . The Frolic will move to a f a r m near Foi Dodge and the Andersons lo W i l liams. IRE DESTROYS HOME ON FARM Daughter, Just Married, Loses All Gifts at Swea City. SWEA CITY--Fire destroyed he f a r m home tenanted by John C. Johnson, fl miles northwest oC Swea City on Saturday, during a ligli wind nnct blizzard. The fam- ly of n i n e children, together with he mother, escaped but nothing n the home was saved. One d a u g h t e r , recently married, uid moved in with her folks. Slie ost all her household equipment, together w i t h all the wedding gifts. Neighbors all assisted in providing clothing for the family. Two hundred bushels ot potatoes 'n the basement were ruined. On account of the high wind the large home structure burned to (lie ground. Funeral for Meier Held at New Hampton N E W HAMPTON -- F u n e r a l services were held Tuesday a f t e r noon at 1:30 o'clock IOL- OUo .T. Meier, (i7, who died here Saturday. The Rev. W. A. Koch, piistoi- of the Evangelical church, o f f i - ciated. Mr. Meier died following an illness of several months from hardening of the arteries. Surviving arc his widow, one son, Laurence; three brothers: Henry Meier of Kreclerichsbure, William Meier ot Tripoli and Charles Meier in Montana. t V I N LAST MEETS NEW HAMPTON--New Hampton's high school wrestlers closed their regular season last week-end by defeating Davenport 23' to 4'.-! on Friday nnd Eldora I G V i to II 1 ,:; on Saturday, on a two day trip. Barbara Stan "Luckies make a hit with "When talking pictures arrived, my stage experience on Broadway gave me my chance on the screen. Taking care of my throat became serious business with me, so I changed to Ijuckies--a light smoke. Of course I smoke other cigarettes notu and then but sooner or later I come back to Luckies. They make a hit ivith my throat and also with my taste." RKO RADIO PICTURES' STAR NOW APPEARING IN "THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS" An independent survey was made recently among professional men and women--lawyers, doctors, lecturers, scientists, etc. Of those who said they smoke cigarettes, more than 87% stated they personalty prefer a light smoke. Miss Stanwyck verifies the wisdom of this preference, and so do other leading artists of the radio, stage, screen and opera. Their voices are their fortunes. That's why so many of them smoke Luckies. You, too, can have the throat protection of Luckies--a light smoke, free of certain harsh irritants removed by the exclusive process "It's Toasted". Luckies are gentle on the throat. THE FINEST TOBACCOS-"THE CREAM OF THE CROP" A Light Smoke "It's Toasted"--Your Throat AGAINST 1RRITATION-AGAINST COUGH

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