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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, March 6, 1939
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MONDAY, MARCH 6, 1939 TRACTOR "CLINIC" MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE * * * * * * * * . * * * * * * * COUNTY AGENTS Will Be at Two Day Clinic ARRANGE EVENT \ . Engineer From Iowa State on Programs Planned March 7-8 LAKE MILLS--"How to operate your tractor for less money," will be the theme of a tractor clinic" scheduled for Lake Mills on March 7 and 8 and for Northwood on March 9 and 10 The meetings will start at 10 o'clock each day. ·,,r C °, Unty A Sents R. T. Nelson of Worth county and Clark Mecham of Winnebago county have arranged for the clinic in co-operation with vocational instructors H. U. Petefish of Northwood and Fred Bliss of Lake Mills. D. K Struthers, extension agricultural engineer at Iowa State college will be on hand to show why some farmers are able to operate their tractors at half of what it costs other farmers. New Devices Featured Featured in the demonstration will be two new devices developed by the inventive genius of E. V. Collins, college engineer who invented the "pullometer" used at horsepulling contests. One of the new devices is a fuel meter which registers fuel consumption of a tractor in gallons per hour, much as a speedometer registers mileage. The other device is an oil brake on which one can read instantaneously the horsepower being developed by a tractor at any moment. Using these two "gadgets," Mr. Struthers will take a farm tractor and show the results of various adjustments on the power and fuel consumption. He will also compare the relative economy of different kinds of tractor fuel. The effect of light or heavy loads on tractor efficiency will be shown. Fart of Short Course This tractor clinic is part of a four-day agricultural engineering short course being scheduled jointly at Northwood and L a k e Mills. C. H. Van Vlack of the agricultural extension service, Iowa State college, will discuss "Wiring of the Farm Home for Electricity," "Farm Buildings and Fencing," at Northwood on March 7 and 8 and at Lake Mills on March 9 and 10. The "clinic" is open to anyone who cares to attend, state the vocational instructors and the county agents. Shown above is the "oil brake" on which one can read the horsepower beme developed by a (racfor at any instant. On the truck is Vr 6 ' ruthcrs who -will conduct the tractor clinic at Lake Mills on 5. « ,, , and at N °rUnvood on March 9 and 10. At the right is E. V . Collins, inventor of the brake. The brake is belted to the belt pulley of the tractor beingr tested and the horsepower is read from the scale at the left. Fuel Meter Is to Be Featured FORMER NORTH IOWAN IS DEAD Mrs. Flynn, Once of Belmond, Dies at 68 in Los Angeles, Cal. BELMOND -- Funeral services vere held Thursday afternoon at he Fulton funeral home' for Mrs. r. J. Flynn, 68, who died Feb. 24 at Los Angeles, Cal., of heart disease. The Rev. J. E. Lombard officiated. Mr. Flynn was agent of the M. and St. L. railroad until his death in 1928. Since then Mrs. Tlynn had lived with a daughter, taleen, in Los Angeles. She leaves three daughtexs, [aleen of Los Angeles, Cal., Mrs. -0, S. Heed of Dows, and Mrs. Ed Kennedy, Belmond, and two grandchildren, John and Mildred Reed. With this fuel meter, which will be used in the tractor clinic at Lake mills on March 7 and 8 and at Norllwood on March 9 and 10, one can read the fuel consumption of a tractor in gallons an hour. NEFF GIVEN 10 YEAR SENTENCE Convicted Arsonist Refused New Trial by Judge T. H. Goheen CRESCO--Claire R. Neff,' recently convicted of arson in connection with the burning of his furniture store here Jan. 14, 1938, Saturday was sentenced to 10 years in the state reformatory at Anamosa for the crime. Bond on appeal was fixed at $4,000. Before pronouncing sentence Judge T. H. Goheen of Calmar in district court Saturday overruled the motion of Defense Attorney Guy P. Linville, Cedar Hapids, for a new trial. Emmetsburg Credit Group Announces Reduction in Rate EMMETSBURG -- A reduction n interest rates from five per cent to four and one-half per cent was announced by President John Heuek of the Emmetsburg Production Credit association.' The new rate applies to all livestock and farming loans made after Feb. 24, in Dickinson, Clay, Emmet, Palo Alto and Kossuth counties, to farmers and stockmen who do business with the associa- iion. Heifer Settles $GOO Debt EDMONTON, Alta., (U.R--Two farmers, residents of the Vegreville district, recently exchanged a 2 year old heifer for a 5600 third mortgage in a debt settlement. John E. Campbell, Former Dougherty Resident, Is Dead DOUGHERTY--John E. Campbell, 55, a former resident of this place died at his home in Waterloo, Thursday evening of pneumonia. He is survived by two brothers. Pat of Iowa City and Barney of Dougherty. Funeral services were held in St. John's Catholic church in Waterloo and burial was in Mount Calvary cemetery here. Fenton P. T. A. to Meet on Tuesday; Nominate Officers FENTON--The Parent-Teachers' Association will meet Tuesday evening. Officers for the ensuing year will be nominated. The following program will be given: Violin solo, Shirley Frank; music, intermediate grades 3, 4, 5; marionet show, upper grades 6, 7 8. Talk by Miss Bonnstetter, Algona school nurse. Piano duet, LaVonne Newel and Betty Jean Schwartz. Iowa Delegation to Leave Tuesday With Flag for Alabama MARSHALLTOWN, (ff) -- Senator B. C. Whitehill of Marshalltown announced Saturday that the Iowa delegation which will take the flag of the republic of Alabama back to Montgomery, Ala., will leave Des Moines Tuesday Senator V/hitehill said that after an exchange of telegrams with Gov. Frank M. Dickson of Alabama it was decided to present the flag to both houses of the Alabama legislature next Thursday morning. WhitehiU, chairman of the Iowa senate military affairs committee and a Spanish American war veteran, will be accompanied by Representative J. A. Lucas, Bedford, chairman of the Iowa house military affairs committee, a World war veteran, and Judge T. J. Noll, 94, of Grinnell, Civil war veteran. Home From Hospital BUFFALO CENTER -- Dave Snell, druggist, who has been in the hospital for the past two weeks recovering from an appendicitis operation was removed to his home Thursday. CONTAIN VITAMIN A HERE and THERE Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota Daughter Is Born RIDGEWAY--Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Henry are the parents of a daughter b o r n Thursday, March 2. Visitors From George POPEJOY--Mr. and Mrs. Peter Janssen of George visited friends here. Is From Park Rapids LEROY, Minn.--Mrs. George Schempp of Park Rapids is visiting her children and looking after her property. Visitor From Wisconsin POPEJOY--Mrs. George Abels the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Kurd and family, and also visiting other relatives. Home From School BUFFALO CENTER -- Mrs. Charlotte Kiewiet who teaches in the Orient consolidated school, arrived home Thursday evening for a short vacation. Move Near Mason City MANLY--Glen Reindl and family have moved from a farm near Manly to a farm four miles southeast of Mason City. John Reindl and family moved Friday from the farm two miles south of Manly to the Snvder farm east of Manly Visit at Kiester KIESTER, Minn.--Mrs. Cyril Foss of Granada is visiting her mother, Mrs. Kari Wahle. Miss Maurine Engebretson of Wells is also a guest there. To Elk River, Minn. MITCHELL -- Mrs. Herman Heckstine has gone to Elk River, Minn., where she will visit at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Albin Sironer and family. Purchases Farm JOICE--Emil Iverson of Kiester Minn., spent Thursday in Joice on business. He has purchased a farm near the Winnebago church which he intends to become a turkey ranch. He has hired S. N. Lnrson of Joice to take care of the ranch for him. Mr. Iversen is a former resident of Joice. Visitor at Garner IIT GAR NER--Mrs. Emma Hyek Wood who teaches at Dowling college, Des Moines, was home for the weekend with her son and husband. Parents of Son LEDYARD--Mr. and Mrs. Claus Daniels are parents of a 9 pound boy born March 1. At Parental Home AREDALE--Miss Luella Scarrow, a nurse at the Cedar Valley hospital, is spending a short holiday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Scarrow. Go to Chicago MANLY--Mrs. James Scarcella and Mrs. B. Shannon went to Chicago Thursday evening to visit her husband, local Rock Island section foreman who is in a Chicago hospital suffering a back injury. Move Near Hutchins WODEN--Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Hortsmann and family have moved to a farm near Hutchins which was formerly occupied by the A. J. Benham family. Robert "··'-·nan of Mitchell will move on farm vacated by the Jiorst- i mann's. Iacaaenv Son Is Born CORWITH--A seven and one- half pound boy wos born to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kelch Thursday at their home southeast of Corwith. At Parental Home ST. ANSGAR -- Mrs. Minnie Hansen of Minneapolis spent Wednesday and Thursday of this week at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Hollatz. Home From Trip HANLONTOWN--John W. Colby of the Pioneer Peat company is home following a week's business trip spent at FloodwooS, Minn., where the company has a peat bog. Reported Recovering BUFFALO CENTER--Mrs. Margaret Bond who was taken to the hospital here Tuesday to be treated for pneumonia is recovering. Son Is Born LEDYARD--Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Clark are the parents of a seven and one half pound boy born Wednesday, March 1. Go to Racine, Wis. ST. ANSGAR--Mrs. Axel Han sen and Axel, Jr., accompanied Mrs. Hansen's brother, Jerry Mostick, to Racine, Wis., to visit relatives. Parents of Son WODEN--Mr. and Mrs. Edward Cink of near Woden are parent of a son born at an Algona hos pital. Home From California LEROY, Minn.--W. H. Hall ha^ returned from his trip to California and his visit in the home of his daughter, Mrs. V. Pease a Platteville, Colo. Return From West POPEJOY--Mr. and Mrs. E Lewis are visiting at the H. D Decker home a few days before going to their home at Lester. The Lewis' are cnroute from Los An geles, Cal., where they spent b month with their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Decker. Kensett Girl 111 K E N S E T T -- Miss Luell,, Thompson has been sick but is improving and will be back on duty at the Bergh's grocery in few days. Born at Osage OSAGE--Mr. and Mrs. Walter Fox of New Haven are the parents of a girl born Monday at the Nissen hospital here .Mr. and Mrs Herbert Johanns are parents of a boy born Tuesday at the Nissen hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Jahde are the parents of a born Wednesday at the Nissen hospital. He has been named Ronald Arthur. Hosless to Ctub LEROY, Minn.--Mrs. R, J. Price was hostess to the History club Thursday afternoon. Mrs. C. C ,, talked on "Socialized Medicine." In Parental Home BUFFALO CENTER--Mr. ,,,,,, Mrs. Bennett Bruhns moved from the Ter Veen residence in the south part of town Thursday, They are living with her parents Mr. and Mrs. E. Krull temporarily Mr. and Mrs. Chris Iverson are moving into the Ter Veen house 14 Year Old Girl of New Hampton Dies; Services on Tuesday NEW HAMPTON--Miss Bernadette Quirk, 14, died here Saturday after a two weeks' illness Funeral services will be Tuesday morning at St. Joseph's church with the Rev. C. E. Drura- my o£ St. Patrick's church of Jerico, officiatng. She was a member of the sophomore class in the New Hampton high school. Surviving are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Quirk and a broth- Government figures indicate 31.2 per cent of the farmers in Oklahoma are tenant farmers. Rockwell Election for School Board to Be on March 13 ROCKWELL -- Four vacancies are to be filled at the annual school election to be held here March 13, with 10 candidates having filed for consideration of the voters. Two directors are to be elected for a term o£ three years with the following candidates in the field: Gerald Miller, Dr. J. C. Kaiser, D. N. Campbell, Dr. H. I. Wilson and Oliver Kellogg. For the two year term Max Kruggel and John Cahill have filed for one vacancy. For the one year term with one vacancy there are three candidates, Fred G. Eilers, A. H, Jackson and the Rev. Fred Landeck. Carpenter Legion Meets on Wednesday CARPENTER--T h e American Legion post and Auxiliary will hold its next meeting Wednesday night. PERCY HAVEN NEW SHERIFF Widow of Howard County Sheriff Is Appointed Deputy CRESCO -- D e p u t y Sheriff Percy Haven of Cresco, Howard county, was appointed Saturday by the county board of supervisors, to the office of sheriff of Howard county to fill the vacancy eAa "sed by the death of Sheriff Albert T. Pederson, and Mrs. Pederson, widow of Sheriff Pederson, was appointed deputy with power to deputize a suitable man to assist the sheriff. Each is to fill out the unex- pn-ed term caused by the death of the sheriff. _ Mrs. Pederson was given the right to continue to occupy the sheriff's home in connection with the Howard county jail. Stacyville School Election March 13 STACYVILLE--T w o directors will be elected at Stacyville Independent school election to be held Monday, March 13. The directors whose terms expire are Joseph Mayer, Sr., and John Gerbiff. . Attend Shower LEDYARD--Mr. and Mrs. August Sprank were guests at the Ale.x Krucger home Saturday evening. They attended the shower in honor of Mrs. Arthur Sprank, the former Leona Schullz. Mrs. Sprank taught in the Loneroek high school. Midwest- Head of Salvation Army Lieut. Commissioner Ernest J, Pu^mire, new commander of Hie central s(a(cs territory, one of the most important Salvation Army posts in the United States, will be welcomed by army officers and leaders from throughout the middlcwcst as lie takes charge on Thursday, March 1G, at territorial headquarters in Chicago. In his new post, to which iic was recently appoinlcd by Gen. Evangeline Booth, Commissioner Pugmirc wilt have charge of Salvation Army activities in Iliinois, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, North anil South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota and Missouri. MEET ON TUESDAY CHAPJN--Mrs. James Law will entertain the cemetery society at her home Tuesday afternoon. HOLD RITES OF CRESGO SHERIFF Businesses Closed During Funeral for Official of County CRESCO--Funeral services for Sheriff Albert T. Pederson were held Friday at the Methodist church. All business houses and offices were closed during the hour of the funeral and the Masonic lodge, Kiwanis club, and police patrol each attended in a body in honor of this departed friend of the whole community. The sermon by the Rev. T. H. Nielsen, the Masonic oration by L. C. DeNoyelles, and the whole service were all appropriate and impressive. Burial was in Fremont cemetery northeast of Cresco. Cooking School Is Planned at Greene GREENE--The local cooking school, sponsored by the local newspaper, the Iowa Recorder will be held March 9, 10 and 11 at the local opera house. Miss Charlotte Larson will conduct the school. More than 1,000 women attended the school last year. On Southern Trip MANLY--C. S. Rye left this week for a southern trip planning to enjoy a month's vacation in St. Petersburg, Fla. Mr. Rye has recently sold out his interest in the Manly State bank. JOHN ROBERT POWERS (be head of the world's best known model agency, when booking his famous models for fashions, advertisers and artists, says "The call is for beauty, iioise, personal charm . . . the perfect combination". /erfecf gets the call... v_thesterfields get the call from more and more smokers every day because of their refreshing mildness, better taste and pleasing aroma. Lhe perfect combination of Chesterfield's mild ripe American and aromatic Turkish tobaccos... the can't-be-copied blend... makes Chesterfield the cigarette that gives millions of men and women more smoking pleasure. When you try them you will know why Chesterfields give more smoking pleasure, why THEY SATISFY i 1539. r MYUS TOBACCO Co. . . . the blend that can't be copied ..a HAPPY COMBINATION of the world's best cigarette tobaccos

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