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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 25, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 25 0 1936 ELEVEN TAKING 13,000 FROM IOWA WPA ROLLS APPEARS IMMINENT HILLPROTESTS NOT SUCCESSFUL * Hopes Many Will Find Work in Regular Business Channels. DES MOINES, UP)--A slash o£ more than 13,000 persons from the Iowa WPA rolls appeared imminent Wednesday because of a federal order demanding a reduction to 20,000 persons bv June 1. L S. Hill, Iowa WPA administrator, returned from Washington where he unsuccessfully petitioned federal officials for additional funds and said he apparently has lost his fight to prevent a reduction in the rolls. "They've got the money," he said. "We can't put more people to work than our allotments permit." Hill said he would have to remove some 13,700 men to bring the list down to the maximum permitted. Already 2,246 persons have been cut off the rolls, he reported. He said federal officials estimated 10 to 16 thousand persons would be employed on other federal projects. Hill said "it is my hope another 5,000 will find work in regular busi- :-: H E R E AND T H E R E : - : Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Home From Cedar Rapids. ALEXANDER--George Dunn and son, Gordon, returned home Saturday from Cedar Rapids, where they attended a meeting of the Iowa Mutual Insurance compary Sells Team for $500 AREDALE--Chris Kramer sold a span of matched sorrel horses to a farmer south of Hampton for ?500. Resigns as 4-H Leader. THORNTON--Mrs. H. O. Buck resigned her position as 4-H girls' leader in Grimes township, · as the family expects to move soon to Charles City, where Mr. Buck is employed. Mrs. R. J. Forsyth has been chosen to fill the vacancy, and Mrs. Ray Hemming, assistant leader. Kcliirco as Butternmker. HANLONTOWN-- Alvin Strand j was rchired as buttcrmaker of the local creamery at a board meeting. ' Kcturns From Marion. GARNER--Miss Helen Becker returned the first of the week After a visit with her brother, Father Elmer Booker, chaplain of St. Birchman's seminary at Marion. Goes to DCS Moines. CORWITH--Mrs. Harry Wicham went to Des Moines Monday to spend a few days. Leave for Oklahoma. CRYSTAL LAKE--Cliff Stewart, accompanied by Edd Hansmeier and Arnold Jensen, left Tuesday for Haskell, Okla., on a business trip. Return to Ames. SWEA CITY--Burton Thomson and Meriin D. Larson returned to Iowa State college at Ames after spending a five day vacation with their parents. This is Mr. Strand's second icre as butterrnaker, Given Surprise Party. ALEXANDER--Mr. and Death of L. A. Butts Is Reported "Suicide · From Loss of Blood i -DES MOINES, LTJ--L. A. Butts Carthage, Mo., fruit farmer, died of "suicide from loss of blood," Coroner William Carpenter found in investigating Butts' death. - The Missourian died in a hospital Sere after stitches in a severed artery had broken. Butts and Mrs. Mabel Seymour, Des Moines beauty parlor operator, were secretly married on a southern trip a month ago : On their arrival in Des Moines re- centlv Mrs Butts had her husband arrested but failed to file charges 'against him. Butts was released. HelpsWifelo~Win Attempted Murder Charges Dismissal MANCHESTER. UP--An affidavit signed by Gene H. Mullan telephone company manager, won dismissal of his wife, Ola, . charges of attempted murder. -.-The couple, it was stated, have ,*,.-been reconciled.., - , : ' "-SMullan was shot and slightly wounded'last October. The affidavit held the shooting to have been the result of Mrs. Mullan's extreme nervous condition, the husband conceding she had no intention o using the weapon except in self defense. A divorce action was pend ing at the time. Simmons, 80, Pioneer Wright Resident, Die! CLARION -- Charles Simmons SO. died at the farm home of his daughter, Mrs. Ray Cramer,, late Sunday. His death was attributed to a paralytic stroke. ·. With the passing of Mr. Simmons, Wright county loses one of its earliest settlers. He came to this community as a young man 20 years old, and, with his father, established a blacksmith shop in Clarion which he maintained for 57 years. At the death of Mr. Simmons' father, he was joined in the business by a younger brother, Burt, now of Hampton. The building in which they carried on their business was remodeled last year for occupation by another firm. In addition to his daughter, Jessie lone, he leaves one grandson, a sister, Mrs. William Bunker of Deep River, and a brother, Burt Simmons of Hampton. Since his ! M.' retirement about two years ago, ' VB he has been making his home with his daughter. Services will be held at Smith's funeral chapel here and burial at Evergreen cemetery. Safety Urged at Meeting of Otcanto Bureau Women OTRANTO -- -'Accidents do not happen; they are committed" was the keynote of the second lesson in home management as presented by Miss Lenore Thome, home demon- I stration agent at the J. P. Hansen home. An intensive study of the 1 subject "Home Safety and Sanita- J tion" occupied the day. The third lesson will be held April 1 at the home of Mrs. Eari Gerlack of New- Hilko Pals were given a surprise Sunday. When they returned home rom church, they were greeted by a number of relatives and friends, in honor of th -r birthdays. There were 26 present. Visit at Eldora. LATIMER--Mrs. H. D. Nelson spent the week-end at Eldora visit- .ng at the Mrs. Margaret Nelson home. Return From Indhimi- BRISTOW--Mrs. B. R. Weiland returned from-Gary, Ind., where she spent the winter wtih her son and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. A. N. De year Mrs. France. Visitors From Des Moines. HANSELL--Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Williamson, Jr., and infant daughter of Des Moines, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Williamson, Sr., over the week-end. Suffers Sprained Ankle. FERTILE--Miss Fern Oredson while entering the telephone office caught her foot, fell and sprained her ankle. She was taken to a hospital at Mason City where an x-ray showed no broken bones. Returns From Hollywood. SHEFFIELD--Mrs. Fred Slacle and daughter, Evelyn, returned home Sunday from a visit with rel- Honored on Birthday. GOODELL--Mrs. M. Newgard of Belmond. Dr. and Mrs. Paul Earth and daughter Billy of Boone, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Edwards and family of'Eagle.. Grove, Mr. and Mrs. C. Pitts -and ; family and Arthur and Jessie Nelson of Mason City, Mr. and Mrs. Lange Matson and daughter Martha, Ann and Mrs. J. Temple of Clarion attended a birthday party in honor of Harry Newgard at his home here. Mr. Newgard is convalescing from a major operation for the removal of a tumor on the brain. Improving at Oakdale HANLONTOWN--Fred Johnson returned Monday from Davenport and Iowa City where he took a load of peat. Mr. Johnson visited his wife at Oakdale sanitarium, Oakdale, and found her improving. Return From OUumwa. LATTMER--Supt. J. B. Hungered and H. D. Nelson returned Sunday from Ottumwa where Mr. Hungerford and L. W. Witford. of Wat- Tloo spent several days refereeing a district basketball tournament. Visit at Rochester. AREDALE--Miss Susie Cutler, her father Julius Cutler, Mrs. Bell Visitor From Ames. ST. ANSGAR--Laurence Simmer ing who attends school at Ames, spent the week-end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Simmering. Visitor From Stuart. CORWITH--Mrs. Don Wood ot Stuart came Tuesday to visit for a few weeks at the home of her par ents. Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Bunting. filth Birthday Observed. MARBLE ROCK--Fred Enabnit celebrated his sixty-seventh birthday Sunday with 32 members of his family being present, his children and their families coming from Mason City, Clear Lake and Swaledalc Party Held for Tciuii. OTRANT'O -- The learn enjoyed a party at the home of Miss Kate Dockstadcr with Mrs Myra Dale assisting hostess. Five hundred furnished amusement with Roger Campbell and Glenn Richards winning honors. The ball teams have won three trophies this year. Leave for Illinois. LONEROCK--Mr. and Mrs. Bernard O'Donnell, Dick O'Donnell and Phillip and Louis Rcilly left for Dlinois, the Reilly boys to attend the funeral of their uncle, Owen Morgan, in Streetor. The others will visit relatives in Campus. Return to Fonda. RAKE--Mrs. Joe Jordahl and son returned with her husband to their home at Fonda after spending an extended visit here. Mrs. Martin C. Olson accompanied them home to visit a few weeks. Submits to Operation. HANLONTOWN--Mrs. H. E On Southern Tour. SPILLVILLE--Stanley Balik, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Balik, who s attending the University of Minnesota, is on an extended tour to Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and other southern states with the university team's pitching staff. Visit at Wadcna. CRYSTAL LAKE--Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Powers and daughter are visiting a week at the home of Mrs Powers, mother of Wadena. Rydland Gives Sermon. KANAWHA--The Rev. H. Ryd- land of Franklin. Minn., had charge of the services at the Lutheran church Sunday. The Rev. Mr. Ryd- land is a candidate for pastor for the vacancy left by the late Rev. N. A. Gangei who passed away several months ago. Visit at Hardy. POPEJOY--Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Johnson accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Emil Hartkopp, drove to Hardy Monday to visit Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson. Former Resident Dies. SPILLVILLE--Word reached the Kovariks that their aunt, Mrs. Martin of Nebraska, a former resident of Spillville. died. Mra. Martin was a sister of the late James Kovarik. 200 Are Present. CORWITH--Two hundred men attended the free movie at the Merchants theater Monday afternoon, sponsored by the McCorrnick-Deer- ing company through the local dealer, the Corwith Implement company. A free lunch at noon was prepared by the American Legion auxiliary. L. I. Olson, 86, Dies at Osage; 4 Children Are Among Survivors OSAGE--L. I. Olson, 86, died at his home here Tuesday noon after being in ill health some time. Mr. Olson was bom in Hardanger, Norway, March 2. 1850, and came to Wisconsin in 1856. In 1874 he moved to a farm in Meroa where he lived until 14 years ago when he moved to Osage. On June 11, 1881, he was married to Anna Regina Larson, who died before the family came here to live. Four children preceded him in death. 'Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Ole Torblaa of Osage and Mrs. C. F. Anderson of Grafton, S. Dak., and four children, Mrs. Carl Norby, Mrs. Mitchell Norby, Lawrence A. Norby, n:;d Clara Olson, who kept house for her father; ten' grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Large Crowd at Laymen's Meeting Held in Kanawha KANAWHA--A large crowd at tended the laymen's meeting held a the Methodist church Sunday. The meeting was held all day with spe cial music by both the young peo pies and adult choirs and with talk by several members of the church Dr. W. G. Muhleman, sisperintend ent of the Algona district, was pres ent throughout the day. An instal lation and consecration service was held in the evening with Dr. Muhle man in charge. Recovering From 4th Operation. DTJMONT---Mrs. Dell White an Mrs. Jans Folkerts are rccuperatin, at the Hampton hospital where the submitted to major operations. Thi is- the fourth operation for Mrs White. ORMERCOUNTY OFFICIAL LOSES aoebel Sues Chickasaw for Salary Claimed Due to Wife. NEW HAMPTON--Judge H. E. Taylor of Waukon late Tuesday directed a verdict in favor of Chickasaw county and against John W. Goebel, former Chickasaw county ;reasurer. Mr. Goebel sued the county for 5240 for salary due his wife for working in his office during Oc:ober, November and December, 1934, while he was county treasurer. The claim had been assigned to him by his wife. Four members of the Chickasaw county board of supervisors at that time, Frank Lentz. Alta Vista; Henry Drape, Jr., Fredericksburg; Eugene Albaugh. Nashua, and John Lynch, Lawler. testified briefly Tuesday. Each denied that the board had passed a resolution or acted as a body in hiring Mrs. Goebel. They admitted paying a claim for work done in September, 1934, but stated that she was notified through her husband that she would not be paid for any further work. Know Your State A fact a Day About loway! Nearly 50,000 pupils of 270 high schools will participate in the 1936 "every-pupil" testing program of the University of Iowa. Thefts at Iowa Falls Thought Solved as 3 Are Put Under Arrest IOWA FALLS -- Some recent ihefts of merchandise and auto equipment were thought to be solved this 'week when Dale and Wendell Bowman, this city, and Dwight Lindsley. Webster City, were arrested, charged with larceny from an automobile at night. Groceries and clothing taken from the auto of Herman Last of Hubbard and a tire and wheel from the Raymond Wood car Saturday night lead to the charges against -the boys. Dale Bowman was held to the grand jury and the other two, being miners, are to be cared for in juvenile court. Lindsley furnished ?300 ail. WinneshJek Refunding Bond Premium Is $951 DBCORAH, UP) -- The Halsey Stuart company Tuesday bought $207.000 in Winncshiek county primary road refunding bonds at 1% per cent interest and a $951 premium. Formerly the bonds drew 4 per cent. HOWARD WOMEN PLAN MEETING Slate Officers Will Speak at County Meeting in Cresco Thursday. CRESCO--Presidents and delegates from the nine Women's Federated clubs of Howard county will meet in annual convention at Cresco Thursday for morning and afternoon sessions with the county chairman, Mrs. Reet! Elwood of Elma, presiding. Messages will be presented by state officers. Mrs. C. W. Reed of Cresco. Mrs, Rob Roy Cerney of Mason City. Helen S. Taylor of Bloomficld and Mrs. W. H. Hagex- of Wuukon. The sessions will he held in the Cresco Congregational church, the women or which will serve luncheon at 12:30 noon. Submits to Operation. NASHUA--Charles Chambers. 77, whose fiftieth wedding anniversary was Monday, and who has been in a -serious condition at Iowa City, was I operated upon there Tuesday. Smart Glasses EXTRA VALUES IN MARCH DfiS.WILLS-KITCHEN OPTOMETRISTS BETTER SIGHT HEADQUARTERS At Prices You Will Be Pleased |N MASON CITY to Pay . . . See Us N. Fed. Ave. Phono 1326 atives in West Hollywood, Cal. j HANLONTOWN--Mrs. H E. Honored on Birthday. Brunsvold who was called to Holt. burg township. "House Cleaning The jubject is Methods." Contest Numbers Played : in Concert at Northwood · N O R T H WOOD -- Northwood's school band gave a concert Sunday afternoon in the M. E. church, using among its other selections the iven in the coming numbers to be state contest. In addition to the band numbers solos were played by Hall Dillon, euphonium player of the · band, and Kathrlne Madson, first |'| flute player of the group. Miss Opal St.\ Bakken accompanied the solo num- 1 befs as pianist. L. T. Dillon is di- l reitor of the school band. r.i 1 - Visitor From Owutonna. SHEFFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. M a r iviri Bingcr, Owatonna. Minn., made Minn., by the death of a sister, un derwent an emergency operation for appendicitis Friday in a Thief River Falls, Minn., hospital. A message stated she is recovering. Receives Two Trophies. HANSELL-^-Several busloads and many carloads of Hansell rooters attended the state basketball tournament in Des Moines to see the Hansell girls' team play. The girls played in the final consolation with Gilmond and won by a score of 3837. They have a^o won two trophies one of which was for the third place I in the state basketball tournament | and another for having the rnost popular team in the tournament. Get Three Superiors* MARBLE ROCK -- Local high school band pupils rated superior in three entries in the contests held in Charles City Friday and Saturday. The entrants were James Barr, cor- j net; the brass sextet composed of | James Barr, Roy Maxson, Edwin · Rex, Leland Lines, Alma Jean Smith i and Lucile Ahart: also the band, j Visitor From Wisconsin. ! FERTILE--Miss Helen Hanson | from Blanchardville, Wis., is visit- | ing Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Jones for xinSr, Julius vjLiLiei i .ixiAcr. j_"-'i .ujg -"*».· «,nw o.ij,iu. j-«. *-*· uu.iii.w -«- and 'William Hawe drove to a few days. Miss Hanson was for- Xochester, Minn.. Sunday and visited Clarence Cutler, who has been very sick with plural pneumonia He was reported to be some better Sunday. Mrs. Cutler came borne for a few days, and his sister, Mrs. Lind will stay this week with Clarence. Lesson Is Presented. STACYVILLE--Farm Bureau women met at the home of Mrs. Anton aalbach Tuesday and had a lesson on "how to landscape and improve aome grounds." Leave for Kenosha. KANAWHA--Mrs. Paul Mather and daughter, Patty, left Thursday for Kenosha, Wis., to visit Mrs. Mather's sister, Mrs. Frank Smith. Returns to Marstialltowi. POPEJOY--Joy Maulsby returned to her home at Marshalltown Sunday after spending seven months with her uncle. Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Maulsby. ST. Class Is Entertained. ANSGAR--The Elizabeth Rossiter . Sunday school class was entertained by Mrs. E. L. Hansen and Mrs. Martin Hogensick at the former's home Monday evening. It was voted to have the new son;; books that the class bought marked in memory of Miss Rossiter. who now lives in California. Jailed for Intoxication. GARNER--Rov Schultz. manager of a service station just south of town, is serving lo days in the Forest City jail. He was brought before County Attorney W. D. Daly. The charge was intoxication. Enter Navy Service. FAULKNER -- Alvin Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. N. P. Thompson, and Glenn Althouse, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Althouse, entered the United States naval service Monday. They Falls. For the left from next three Cedar months they will be at a naval station on Lake Michigan. Brought From Waterloo. STACYILLE--Arthur Adams of Waterloo brought his mother, Mrs. Bertlia Adams, here Saturday. They stayed at the E. P. Adams home I B V I I I 011151:1, isnaLviinci. --- Art returned to Waterloo Sunday » ian.'over Sunday visit with her par- and Monday. Mrs. B. Adams opened |;Jents. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Singer. her home here. merly a clerk in the Jones' store- in Fertile. Goes to Austin. SWALEDALE -- Mrs. TJrbatch. Sr., who spent the winter with hei son, George, while Mrs. George TJr- batch and daughters were visiting in Hawaii has gone to her home in Austin, Minn. Return From St. Paul. GRAFTON--Mr. and Mrs. Charles Christians returned from St. Paul Monday, where they went to see Mr. Christian's mothe-r, who is seriously ill. Frances Hughes of Faribault, Minn., came back with them. Home From College. THORNTON--Miss' Lois Myers, student at the University of Minnesota, is spending a few days' vacation with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. George Myers. Charles Schumacher. I. S. College student at Ames, is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Schumacher. Leland- Harris, who is attending Luther college in Decorah. returned to ms work Sunday after a few days spent with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Harris. Baptisms Are Announced. RAKE--The Rev. T. H. Benson baptized three babies on Sunday. Jerry Merlin.' son of Mi. and Mrs. Joe Jordahl. was baptized at the Martin C. Olson home. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Sabin had their son, Palmer Arnt, baptized at the Arnt Erickson home. Mr. and Mrs. Erickson who have been sponsors for the grandfather and the mother were also sponsors for the baby. Carol Dee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Erdahl, was baptized at the Zion Lutheran church. Are Parents ol Son. LAKE MILLS--Mr. and Mrs. Roy McLaughlin are parents of a son bom Thursday. Mrs. McLaughlin was formerly Hannah Huglum. Guests From Marshalltown. CORWITH--Mr. and Mrs. George Downing of Marshalltown came Saturday to visit at the home of Mrs. Downing's mother. Mrs. Catherine Shipman. On Sunday Mrs. "· ' -- - - 1 *-- *·· and M i Shipman and her guests and Mrs. Joe Koiiba drove to Lylc. Minn., where they spent the day at the Shannan Dunfee home. 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