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Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, March 7, 1931
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, 18 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 7 mm 1931 ALGONA SCHOOL DISTRICT SUED BY MAYER AND SON 550,000 SOUGHT BY CONTRACTORS Spencer Company Is Work in* on New $175,000 High ~~ v School Structure. ALGONA, March 7.--J. H. Maye: and sou of Humboldt, who held thi contract for building the new 5175, 000 high school and junior college here, yesterday brot suit for $50000 damages against the independent school district ot Algona.' It .'was claimed by'the.. · :f?h;fe.*s' that ^the contract was canceled after the estimate for the January payments vwas assigned to the Humboldt bank r m violation of the contract. Mayer and son started work on the Algona school and after doing considerable construe tioh, · su sp ended work. .-Pressure was brot to bear on tlbe Union Indemnity company of Louisiana,; bondsmen tor the Mayer company, and the contract was relet to the Spencer Construction company. This company is now completing-the buUding. Coyle and Coyle and Frank S. Lovrien of Humboldt are attorneys for J. H. Mayer and son and filed the petition for the suit, which, prob- .ably will come up in the April term of district court In Kossuth county. Rock Rapids Man New 21st District Judge .' - DES. MQJNES, March.7. i5--Ap- pointment of Otho S. ^Thomas, Rock Rapids, as a judge in the twenty- first Judicial district was to be announced today by Governor Turner. The additional judgeship was created under a 'recent legislative enactment. '...: ' . ' / . ' EYES BASIS OF SUIT Nazarene Churches of ; Iowa Plan Convention CENTERVILLE, March 7. UP)-The Nazarene Churches of Iowa will hold their annual camp meeting, district assembly, arid Sunday school institute-Aug. 13 to 23 at Iowa Falls, pastors and delegates attending the Associated Press Ph/to George Longley who has brown eyes sought to disprove in a Chicago .court the theory that blue-eyed parents cannot have brown-eyed children. His eyes are the big issue in his suit for $500,000 of an estate^ annual cided. convention here: have de- Chamber Will Hear Olson. DECORAH, March 7.--Attorney -Harold Olson will be the speaker at the weekly luncheon of the Decorah Chamber of Commerce next Monday. PostofOce Work to Start. DAVENPORT, March 7. (UP)-Work on Davenport's new 5665,000 .ppstofflce probably will be started this month, according to announcements which call for bids for tearing, down structures on the site of the new building-. The bids will be opened March 18. CHILD SAYS HE KILLED FRIEND Dubuque Boy, 6, Accident ally Shoots His S Year. Old Playmate. DUBUQUE, -March 7. UP)-- Con- iradictlng his former accounts, Dale Slinker, 6, yesterday related to po- ice what was said to be the true tory .of Richard Roskop's death by i bullet wound.;Dale said he shot us five year old chum when they vere absent from school Tuesday.. He said they were playing- "wild west" with a gun he had taken from his home. Dale told Chief of Police Giellis that he aimed high at Richard but the bullet hit him. He said he told different stories because of .fear. Dale's previous was that Richard was struck by a bullet which exploded when he (Dale) threw it against a rock wall. HERE AND THERE . * * . . * ' . * . .'.* . * · ' . * * . . * ' * * * * · · · * . » . » . « . * · Miscellaneous Items From 100 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Subdistrict Declam to Be at Decorah March 13 DECORAH, March 7.--The sub- district declamatory contest will be held Friday, March 13 in! the high school auditorium. Decorah was awarded the subdistrict contest and will have three entrants, Waterville will also have three, McGregor two and Postyille one. Three other winners will also take part but their names are unknown as yet. Decorah's entrants will be Dorothy HaU, Evelyn Benda and Norman Owen. Chicken Dinner Sunday Also Variety of Fine Roasts A Dinner that will delight and satisfy. Come to the,, Lincoln Sunday. Short Orders served too . . . choice Steaks and Chops, fine Salads and Home Made A Pastries. Quality and service always. You'll enjoy it here. ,, Lincoln Sandwich Shop Cafe .. JU-18 Second Street Northeast . Birthday Party Held NORA SPRINGS.-- A surprise birthday party was'held at the Ed Pribbenow home In'honor of the host and Otto Schultz. Civil War Veteran Recovers DUMONT--George Shuler, Civil war veteran, who had several ribs fractured in an auto accident, was able to go to town Wednesday. Return to Algona ' ALGONA--Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Loss and daughter returned to Algona to live, after an absence of five years.N Mr. Loss is employed at the Neville shoe store. The family has been in Seattle, where Mr. Loss had a grocery store. Is Given Shower RUDD-^-ThB Royal Neighbors met Tuesday night at the hall in regular session. A shower was given for Mrs. Elsie Osterhage. Occupies Different Bu.'.Iding R U D D -- Otto Kollrrian of 'tin Rudd. Produce company has movei his business to the George De Lon; building across the street from hi former location and is now read; for business. The building wa' formerly occupied by T. J. O'Hara Surprised on Birthday HANLONTOWN--A group o friends and relatives surprised Mrs T. O. Rye, on her birthday anni versary. Comes From Chicago LATIMER--Mac Deament, com mission agent fors Chicago, Is guest this week in the W. R. Potter home. Cemetery Group - In Charge CARPESTER--The cemetery as- sociatiofi will serve dinner at the 'U. E. church Wednesday. Are Given Pa'rty PLYMOUTH--A party for those who gave Mr. and Mrs. Joe Johanns a charivari a week ago, was given 'at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Borchardt Friday evening. Visit at Grenada CORWITH--Mrs. A. J. Clapsaddle and Mrs. R. E. Bonnstetter YOUR IOWA One Interesting Fact Every Day About the State 'You Are Proud to Call Sour Own! Iowa manufacturing has increased more- than 200 per cent in the past 20 years and more than cent during each decade. 100 per drove to Grenada, Minn., Thursday to visit Mr. and Mrs. Everett Chambers. Two Circles Hold Sessions HANLONTOWN--Mrs. J o h n Hegrie was hostess to Circle No. 2 and Mrs. E. R. Olson hostess to Circle No. 1-at their homes Thursday afternoon. Several garments viil be completed and sent to orphanages of the Lutheran church. Surprised on Birthday LATIMER--The Hiawatha camp fire members and sophomore class of tlxe high school surprised Miss Mildred Imermann, Thursday evening, the event being Mildred's birthday anniversary. ' Is From Austin -CARPENTER--Mrs. G. M o e , Austin, Minn., visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. .Gust Mier. Leaves After Visit THORNTON--Miss Ella Sears who has been visiting at the Fred Schumacher^ home for the past three months returned to her home at Toledo, Iowa. Miss Sears is cousin of Mrs. Schumacher. Submits to Operation AREDALE--Al Ubban was taken to the Lutheran hospital at Hampton Thursday and operated on at once for appendicitis. He is reported to be improving. World War Vet HI ROCKFORD--Earl Lorenz, World war veteran, who received a summons to appear before the' examin- ng board of the Veterans bureau Tuesday, was .unable to go due to Ilness which has confined him to his home. If You RIDE STREET CARS YOU HAVE No difficulty about parking. No trouble about traffic congestion. No danger of having your car stolen. No fear about the other fellow's driving, and No uncertainty about your own. No risk from public liability. No tire troubles. i . Mason City and Clear Lake Railroad Co. MRS, IRA BEAM IS NOW AT HOME Woman at Chapin, Shot by Hired Man, Is Able to / Leave Hospial. CHAPIN, March ' 7.--Mrs. Ira Deam, Jr., who has been at the Lutheran hospital at Hampton since Feb. 19 recovering from gun sho wounds inflicted by the hired man returned to her home east of town Thursday. The. hired man, Joe : F Smith, shot Mrs. D'eam when she ran away from him and then committed suicide. Mrs. Deam suffered the loss of an eye. ' ' John Max's on Is HI MARBLE ROCK--Rant Rex is caring for John Maxson, who is ill. Mrs. Drier Is Sneaker OSAGE--The Woman's club will meet Monday at the city rest room with Mrs. Drier as speaker. 'Elected Fourteenth Year NORA SPRINGS--Charles Dinsmore was re-elected for his four- ;eenth year as manager of the Farmers^ Co-operative E l e v a t o r company. Mr. Wilson Is III OSAGE--Mr. and Mrs. H. L. WII- on are at San Antonio on their way home from an extended' tour, chiefly thru Southern California. They have been delayed by the 'illness of Mr. Wilson. Keturn to Chicago ORCHARD--Mrs. C. E. Henson and daughter, Beatrice, returned to. heir home in Chicago Thursday -fter spending a week visiting Mr. ud Mrs. John Wright. .;. .Class Gives .Party. OSAGE^-The Sunday school "'class of George H. Sawyer gave a party at the church parlors Friday eve- ling with church members eligible jb class membership as guests. Are From Quipcy. GREENE:--Mr. and Mrs. Vern Drew and family of Quincy, 111', are quests of the Harry Drew and the M. Thorpe families this week. Birthday Is Celebrated.. FLOYD--The Helpers union met at the home of Mrs. Gary Raine Friday noon and helped celebrate her birthday. Mrs. Janette Smith, 93 years old, was the oldest guest at the party. Move to Osage. OSAGE--A. T. Brdbkins who is employed in Mason City, his wife and her mother, Mrs. Kate Dodge, ·who spent the winter with them on the, farm near Basset have moved into Mrs. Dodge's house here. The Rockefeller family has moved from the Dodge house to Mrs. T. W. Jackson's house, its former occupants, the Ray Fish family having moved to their farm. Leaves ijor Funeral. MARBLE ROCK--Mr. and Mrs. George Rittfer and C. T. Rex left yesterday morning for Rock Rapids to attend the funeral of Mrs. Alpha Asper Boone, a former resident here. Is Rockford Guest. ROCKFORD--Mrs. D. C. Merritt, Mount Vernon, is a guest in the lome of her daughter, Mrs. Lynn Carrott. Comes to Swaledale. SWALEDALE--R. Douer is spending a few days visiting. his wife Who is one of the high school :eachers. Will Have Charge. , CHAPIN--The Rev. H. F. Mercei- of Sheffield, accompanied by his junior choir, will have charge of the evening services here at the Methodist church Sunday evening. The Rev. J.I E. 'Pritchard and the junior choir of the local church -will exchange pulpits with the Rev. Mr. Mercer. '~ , Go on Southern Tour. OSAGE--Mr. and Mrs. W. E. McCoy will leave Sunday for a month's southern tour, making brief stops at New Orleans, Mobile and Marion, Ala., and will visit Judson college where Mrs. McCoy was a student. They will spend the remainder of their vacation with Mrs. McCoy's parents at Athens, Tenn. Three Will Bo Elected. ORCHARD--The annual school election, will be held Monday from noon to 7 o'clock at the school building. There are three to be elected this year. The term of T. J. Brewer expires and the appointments of Clarence Morse and John Wright expire. Woman's Club Entertained. CLARKSVILLE -- Mrs. George Wamsley, assisted by Mrs. Donald Davis, entertained 19 members of the Woman's club. The program was a book review of "Mirthful Haven." Son Is Born, *»OCKFORD--A nine pound son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis McElroy at their home Friday. Goes to Huxley. SHEFFIELD -- Miss Florence Burhow was in Huxley, the weekend for a visit with her parents. Visits With Daughter NORA SPRINGS --' Mrs. Mabe Benedict visited her daughter, Mis? Vera Benedick at Harlan, where Miss Vera -teaches. Are Nora Springs Guests NORA SPRINGS--Mr. and Mrs W. E. Carr Ottawa, m., father and mother of Mrs. Hichens, her sister Mrs. Kiel, S a n d w i c h , HI., anc brother, Harold, .of Samanouk, 21. are visiting at the Floyd Hichens home. Will Take Business Course ALGONA--Ruth Stokes left for Mankato Tuesday, where she wil take a business course. Division Will Serve RUDD--Mrs. Ed Bartz's division will serve -a supper at the church March-11.- Recovers From Operation BRISTOW--Hollis Overturf, who was operated on at the Lutheran hospital in Hampton,' is recovering nicely. . Mother Seriously HI. AREDALE-^-Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davis were called to Tuscdla, HI., Friday by the serious illness of Mr. Davis' mother. Mr. Davis spent two months with her son here two years ago. Vinje Sale Planned. VINJE--A market day sale will be held in Vinje on Tuesday. Speaks at Burt. LATIMER--The Rev. E. H. Grummer of St. Paul Lutheran charge at Latiraer, spoke at Burt before the Lutheran Young People's society. " Are From Stanhope. PLYMOUTH--The Rev. and Mrs. C. F. Schmidt of Stanhope were here Thursday afternoon calling on friends and visiting relatives. They were enroute to Fertile where the Rev. .Mr. Schmidt showed pictures of India. Return to Omaha. ROCK FALLS--Mrs. William Wrede and son, Melvin, Omaha, who Were called here when William Wrede was accidentally killed,'returned to their home Saturday. They had been looking- after business interests and also visited friends in the neighborhood ih which \they had lived. ' Ladies' Aid to Meet. CORWITH--The Catholic Ladies' aid will meet Wednesday afternoon at the American Legion hall with 'he following hostesses: Miss Henietta Cook, Mrs/Albert Merriam, Mrs. John Ryan, Mrs. John Lich- Conies Frorii KIESTER, Minn.--The" Rev. J. I.avick of Bricelyn delivered a Lenten sermon In the Immanual L'uth- eran church in Kiester Thursday evening. Next week there will be services by a minister from Elmore. Goes to Des Moines. ·LATIMER--Mr. and Mrs. Carl V. Wolfe went to Des Moiues Friday morning for a couple of days. Ill With Scarlet Fever. STACYVILLE -- Bernice. Huc- marm, small daughter of Mr.'and Mrs. Paul Huemann, is quite ill with scarlet fever and the home is under quarantine. Entertain at Cards ' THORNTON--Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Parish entertained 24 guests at a-card party.'Miss Marian Brown and Clarence Ulum had high scores. Harry Sondergaard and Mrs. H. O. Young won the consolation prizes. · Centennial Is Observed. EAGLE GROVE--The centennial of the invention of the McCormick reaper' was observed at the farm machinery warehouse of W. W. Frakes oa Friday. Entertains Aredale Club. . AREDALE^-Mrs. Ernest Wilke entertained the U and I club at her home Friday afternoon. About 25 were present. Will Work on Grading. BANCROFT--Harry Cutler left Thursday evening for Rotkford where he will be'employed for the summer by M. T. McGuire, a grading contractor, of Algona. Is Hostess at Aredale AREDALE;--Miss Burnis Colby entertaine'd a number of her schoolmates and friends- Friday evening at the A. Bailey home. Attends Tractor School AREDALE--Everett Davis, who runs the Franklin county maintainer, is at Des Moines this week attending a tractor school. Arc on Program SCARVILLE--Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Anderson attended the monthly meeting of the Chicago Northwestern Employes club at Mason City, Friday evening. They were accompanied by Misses Clara, and Volborg Nelson and Margaret Stephens who appeared on the program. Hns Charge of Instruction ROCKFORD--Dr. E. H. Burnett went to Garner Friday night, where conducted a school of instruction for the chapter of Royal Arch Masons. He was accompanied by Vern Mosher. Mother 111 at Austin SWALEDALE -- Mr. and Mrs. Seorge Urbatch were called to Austin Thursday by the serious condition of his mother. O. E. S. School Held ALLISON--The school of instruction was held by the Order of the Eastern Star Thursday. Mrs. Mina Arthurholt of Clarksville, the instructor, was presented a gift by Clarence Shirer, worthy patron. Arc Parents of Son CLARION--Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Stutters are the parents of a daughter, born at the Mayo hospital in Rochester, Minn., Friday morning. They have a son, four years 'old. Mr. Stutters is assistant postmaster at Clarion. 3 IN SWEA CITY SCHOOL CONTEST 5 Candidates Are in Race in Grand Consolidated · Race x for Board. SWEA CITY, March 7--Three nominations for two school directors have been made for the. elec- tion'to be held Monday. The candidates nominated are D. W. Fults, Emil Larson and O. S. Pehrson. The terms of Emil Larson and Dr. H. Kulander expire. Owing to his protracted illness of. the past several months Dr. Kulander, present president of the board, refused to consider another term. Edwin Hovey was nominated to succeed himself as treasurer, In tEe Grant consolidated school north of here a hard fought contest is scheduled with four candidates and one independent In the race. Those nominated are David Farrow, -Severt Holm, Frank Jacobs and Henry Selberg and -an independent", Delbert Hunt., The terms of Severt Holm and Charles Blair expire. Former Businessman atRiceville Dies RICEVILLE, March 7.--M. Qua- mau of Cedar .Rapids died Wednesday after a two weeks' illness following an operation, Mr. Quaman was. for some time in business at Hiceville as a restaurant owner and his father-in-law, Matt McCook. operated a printing shop here for a ;re_at many years. Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Martin, Mrs. Quaman's brother-in-law and sister, drove to Cedar Rapids Wednesday afternoon. 'DUNKED' TO JPOWER Trail Home Destroyed by Flames Near Forest City FOREST CITY, March 7.--The _'arm home of John O. Trail southeast of Forest City in Ellington :ownship, Hancock county, burner! ,o the ground. The fire started in the chimney of the home and spread rapidly. The loss of building and contents was partly covered by insurance. Station Has 400 Projects. AMES, March 7.--From-the time the agricultural experiment station at Iowa State college was established in 1887, it has grown to an institution carrying on more than 400 research projects on various phases o£ agriculture, according to the station. ·t^-Sl The latest notable to expanse the cause o£ "dunking;" is His Excellency Gov. Huey Pierce long (above), Louisiana, who is also senator-elect. The' governor- shows how he has 'dunked' his cornpone ever since he was born, and jokingly remarked that his rise from farm boy to governor was due to his preference for "dunking" over crumb- Hnjr. GUN DISCHARGED BY DOG; YOUTH IS Hit ALGONA,' March 7.--The long sought story, based oa the rule that when a dog bites a man it is not news but when a man bites a dog It is news, was closely approximated here when a dog shot a boy. Edward, Thissen, son of Dr. R. J. Thissen, wag' in the woods hunting with some other boys, and when near the Country clubhouse, they began to eat and put down their guns. The dog nosed around · the guns and knpcked one down. In the fall the gun was discharged and the bullet hit the Thissen boy in the ever, and was; able to walk BASCOMBE RITES HELB IN CHURCH Aged Resident Who Died at ·Ames Is Buried at Stacyville. STACYVILLE, March 7.---Funeral services were held Friday afternoon ai the Methodist church .for Thomaa Bascombe, 87, who died Tuesday evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Thomas Fuller, at Ames. Mr. Bascombe was born March 8, 1844, in' England. On July 27, 1869, he was married to Sarah Bullen. Early in 1873 they came to this country. Less than two months after their arrival here they lost both children. Two other children were born to them, both of whom survive,. Fred Bascombe, Osage, and Mrs. Thomas Fuller, Ames. Mrs. Bascombe died March 1, 1925. The Rev. Mr. Crowder, Cedar Falls, many years ago a pastor here, had charge of. the funeral services. Burial was in the cemetery here. . . · . · · ' Woman Near Allison Is Pneumonia Victim ALLISON, March 6.--Mrs. Ray* mond Block, 65, died yesterday from pneumonia and complications. She had only, been ill for four days. Funeral services will be .held Sunday at the home four rmMes north of here by the Rev. H. A. Diers, pastor of . the Dilmar Lutaerau church. Burial will be in Butler Center cemetery. Mrs. Block, who lived with her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Wust Reinholt, had been in this country eight years, coming here from Holland. Swea City Legion Will a Hold Winter Carnival SWBA CITY, March, 7.--The local post of the American Legion and its auxiliary will hold the winter carnival in the opera house Wednesday night, March 11. This will be the eighth carnival that has been held by this post. Hanlontown Farmer Is Hurt by Circular Saw HANLONTOWN, March 7--Amiel *Jagel, farmer three miles east of ·own, got two fingers into a cir- :ular saw while sawing- wood, with he; result the one finger wa°'»·"· '"' :.'-. Severed. The other 1 ---' engthwise into the bcj l --ST. -r-r-**S-T7- fingers.' \Jevelop the REGULAR Savings Habit ierhaps you have never deposited regularly a definite amount of your income,-- each month putting this same amount^into a savings account. Many ' people decide they will start a savings Account, and that whenever they have, extra money, they will deposit it. 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