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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 7, 1939
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TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1939 MASOiN CITY GLOBE-GAZETTJB FARMER, NEAR GOLDFIELD, SUFFERS SERIOUS BURNS THREE YOUTHS RESCUE OLSON Aged Man Weighing 300 Pounds Taken From Burning Home GOLDFIELD--M. S. Olson, 77 year old farmer residing two anc one-half miles northeast of Goldfield, was in a critical condition in Lutheran hospital at F o r t Dodge Tuesday morning as the result of burns and exposure suffered when his home was destroyed by fire of unknown or- .igin. Loss of the home was estimated at between 56,000 and S7.- 000. The aged farmer was home alone at the time, his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Olson, attending a club meeting at Goldfield. Passing motorists saw the flames and rushed to the home, where they heard the elderly farmer moaning. The three youths, Donald Hasmussen of Goldfield, and McGrath and Barker of Clarion, rescued him. Taken Through Window Olson, who weighs 300 pounds, was taken from the burning borne in his bedclothes. He suffered severe burns on the face and hands. The youths took Mr. Olson out of the home through a window, A sled was pressed into .service to take the farmer approximately 50 rods to the nearest neighbor's home, and from there he was taken to the Fort Dodge hospital. Had No Insurance Hospital authorities Tuesday reported that Olson suffered equally from exposure and the burns, and that his condition was serious. Loss on the home and its contents, destroyed in the fire, was not covered by insurance. ANNlLJOfE MEETING HELD Consolidation of Telephone Companies Discussion Subject JO ICE--The annual business meeting of the Joice Switchboard company was held" at the local bank Monday. Directors from the Independent Telephone company, The Home Mutual Telephone company and the Joice Telephone company were present. Consolidation of all these companies was discussed. . The Home Mutual and the Independent Telephone companies have discussed consolidation at previous meetings and are in favor of the movement. They have elected committees to take charge. The Joice Telephone company will meet March 27 and discuss consolidation. Officers of t h e Switchboard company were elected as follows: President, Andrew Felland; vice Clarence Petersburg; Reuben Tweed; a n d president, treasurer, Carl Granskou. Switchboard fees will remain the same as last year. Three bids for operator were considered, but the Almelien sisters were re-hired. After considering two bids for lineman, Iver Stensrud was rehired. Regular Meeting of Ladies Aid Planned TITONKA--The ladies aid of the Methodist church will hold its regular meeting in the church parlors Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Earl Blakely, Mrs. John Pink and Mrs. Herman Blakely will be the hostesses. Supper will be served from 5:30 on. Why Let Yourself Get Constipated? Why endure those dull headachy days due to constipation, plus the inevitable trips to the medicine chest, if you can avoid boa by getnagattnecaaseof the trouble? IT your constipation, like tnat of millions, is due to Jack of "bulk" in the diet, the "better war' is to eat Kellogg's AB-B ran. This crunchy toasted breakfast cereal is the ounce of prevention thats worth a pound of emergency relief. It helps you not only to get regular but to keep regular, day after day and month after month, by the pleasantest means you ever knew. Zat Kellogg's All-Bran every day, drink plenty of water, and see if you don't forget all about constipation. Made by Kellogg's in Battla Creefc. Sold by every grocer. Former Garner Girl Now in Hawaii Describes Pageantry, Sees Lani Crowned Queen of Hoolaulea in Colorful Festival AIISS NAOMI FRISBEE (Picture taken when JHiss Frisbee left for Honolulu in 1930) RUTH M'GUIRE'S RITES PLANNED Interment for Palo Alto School Teacher to Be on Wednesday EMMETSBUHG--Funeral services will be held Wednesday at Ayrshire for Miss Ruth McGuire, 42, prominent Palo Alto county schoolteacher, who died Monday following an illness of two weeks' duration. The services, in charge of the Foy funeral home, will be held from the Sacred Heart church, with the Rev. Leo McCoy officiating. Burial will be in St. John's cemetery at Emmetsburg. Surviving are her mother and :he following brothers and sisters: Vlrs. Frank Donovan of Leads, S. Dak., Mrs. Agnes Lodgson of Cal- .fornia, Mrs. Anna Tieterman of Fairmont, Minn., Maurice McGuire of Philadelphia, Pa., 'and Edward McGuire of Hartley. GARNER--Miss Naomi Frisbee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Frisbee of Garner, and a teacher of music in a Honolulu, Hawaii, high school, recently wrote her parents of the ancient pageantry surrounding the crowning of Hawaii's newest queen of Hoo- laulea. Clippings from Hawaiian newspapers inclosed in Miss Frisbee's letter described in interesting fashion the colorful ceremonies which this year saw Leo Lani crowned queen of the islands. The dramatic coronation ceremony, which officially opened Hawaii's festival in honor of pineapple and sugar, was attended by a crowd of 15,000. It was prefaced by a parade in T^hich 3,500 soldiers--marines, sailors and national guardsmen--participated. Members of the royal court, the eight princesses selected by vari- -*ous racial groups in Honolulu were: Nancy Lee, Korean; Jean Bufchart, Anglo-Saxon; Rosemae Kuba, Japanese; Gerry Nobriga Portugese; Amy Chang, Chinese- Dolores Himan, Spanish; Carmen Gavino, Filipino, and Blase Camacho, Puerto Rican. Everett Launches First Step in Drive Against Suit Clubs DES MOINES, (£)--Attorney General Fred Everett Monday began the first step in a campaign against suit clubs in Iowa by mailing to the state's 99 county attorneys copies of an opinion handed down in January declaring the clubs are lotteries. The opinion says, in part: "It has frequently been determined and it is the rule that because no member has an opportunity to lose the scheme is no less a lottery. The possibility for gain brings the proposition squarely within the definition of a lottery." It isn't over yet in Spain. To the victors belong the broils.-Davenport Times. 400 TAKE PART IN MUSIC FEST Second Annual Such Event at Northwood Attracts Hundreds NORTHWOOD--With nearly 400 vocal and instrumental music department students of the various Worth county high schools present and taking part, the second annual Worth county high school music festival was an outstanding success in the opinions of those active in its management. With approximately 70 events including 5 bands, 9 glee clubs, one orchestra and 2 mixed choruses, the total entries reached close to 600 which of course included duplications in those who appeared in more than one event. The clear skies and favorable weather conditions brought a large attendance to the programs, particularly in the evening when the 5 bands played individual programs of 25 minutes each; a mixed chorus group of about 200 voices from all seven schools of the county sang a 20 minute concert; and a massed band of about 175 pieces p l a y e d the closing numbers of the program. The orchestra from Fertile, the only orchestral group, also played in the evening. Myron E. Russell of the instrumental department of Iowa State Teachers college, Cedar Falls, served as critic judge of the bands and instrumental numbers and directed the massed band group; and Prof. Delaney 'of the vocal department of the same school served as critic judge for the vocal solos and groups and directed the massed chorus. Legion Auxiliary, Kanawha, to Gather KANAWHA -- The American Legion Auxiliary will meet Wednesday afternoon at the Odd Fellows hall with Mrs. O. E. Johnson and Mrs. Chester Haller as the hostesses. A report will be given by the president, Mrs. O. E. Johnson on the president's and secretary's conference held in Des Moines which she recently attended. HERE and THERE Interesting Items From 125 News Correspondents Ihroughout North Iowa and Southern Minnesota Visit at Sioux City SWALEDALE -- Miss Gwendolyn Hall and Miss Sylvia Dahl spent the weekend with home folks at Sioux City. Are Swale dale Guests SWALEDALE--Mr. and Mrs. Kato Lumdt entertained the fol- owing over the weekend: Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Hi Id of Traer, Mrs. Roe Cockran and Mildred Jean of Garwin. Return From Texas SWALEDALE -- Donald Canhas returned from an extended visit with his "college chum, Don King, at Krosby, Tex. At Parental Home SHEFFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. H B. Reynolds and son, RUSE Jr Des Moines, spent the weekend visiting at the parental C. B. Van Nest and W. H. Reynolds homes. Several Move CARPENTER--Mr. and Mrs Gustav Lee have moved into rooms in the Ed Durkee home. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Mier are moving into the house vacated by them They have spent the past three years with their grandson, Bud Lesch, near Osage. -. From Fort Sneilin? CHESTER-Or. j on e s retu rned to Fort Snelling Saturday after a few days' visit with his brother Keith and other Chester friends. Visitors at Rake RAKE--Harris and Leonard Johnson, Vivian Mauss, Betty , ,T, e and Hazel Erdahl, students a Waldorf college at Forest City arrived Saturday to spend a few days at their homes between winter and spring quarters. Parents of Son BELMOND--Mr. and Mrs Herman Frohling, Jr., are parents of a 9 pound boy born Feb. 28.- Is From Tulsa, Okla TBRI TT-Mrs. E. A. Howard of Tulsa, Okla., arrived home Saturday for an indefinite visit with her mother, Mrs. C. W. Erwin who has just returned from Rochester and who will undergo a major operation in the near future Visit at Rochester SHEFFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. C L. Kammeier and Miss Gladys Gross spent Sunday at the A. C. Kammeier home in Rochester How to Make Better Cough Syrup Than You Can Buy A Big Saving, and It's So Easy! No Cooking! Cough medicines usually contain a large quantity of sugar syrup--a good ingredient, but one which you can easily make at home. Take 2 cups: of granulated sugar and 1 cup of water, and i * · TM om ents until dissolved, Jvo cooking! !\o trouble at all. Then ret from your druggist 2^ ounces of Pinei, j,our it into a pint bottle, and add your syrup. This gives yon a full pint of truly wonderful medicine for coughs due to colds. It mates * real saving for you, because it gives m o i e v T mes f' money, it lasts a lone time niv»r spoils, and children love it. tiv? m^fc ?"r " r * su [P»s;^)r effco tive quick-acting round remedy In- M fccl U tokilI S hold. Itl4° hl *TM' smOu* the irritated anes and makes breathing easy. louve never seen anything better for prompt and pleasing results. PInex is a compound containing Nor* 7 P .""V 5 nd , Potable guaiacol. in concentrated form, a most reliable ·soothing agent for throat and bronchial membranes. Money refunded if it doesn t please you in every way. MONEY LOST IS FOUND IN LAKE MILLS CHURCH LAKE MILLS--The purse belonging to Mrs. Hannah Thompson which was lost Feb. 27, at the Salem Lutheran church during the funeral services for John Helgeson, was found Saturday at the church. It had fallen beneath the seat, m a dark place where it was partly hidden. Ironically, the money in the purse was a sum which friends had contributed to be given to missions in memory of Mr. Helgeson. Visit at Swaledale SWALEDALE--Glen Eddy, Jr a student of Chillicothe college. Mo., and Ruth Eddy, music instructor at Seaman, spent the weekend at home. Attend Cage Game EMMETSBURG -- Roy Ryan, John McDonald and Thomas Kelly attended a professional basketball game at Jackson, Minn., bunday afternoon. Visit at Calmar CALMAR--Mr. and Mrs. A M Burlingame of Froelick and Mr and Mrs. O. Marling of Monona were Friday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Marron and to take in the boj-s' sectional games. Visit at St. Paul DOUGHERTY -- Mrs. Anne Sweeney and family spent last weekend in St Paul with their daughter and sister, Miss Arlene who is employed there and with Vincent, a student at St. Thomas college there. Three Are 111 ROCKWELL--Three Rockwell businessmen, E. J. Campbell, Gabriel Ziegler and G. A Bower were confined to their homes last week by serious attacks of influenza. Attend Conclave PROTIVIN-W. M. Kalishek attended a hardware convention at St. Paul a few days. From Hewitt, Minn. ... R AKE--Mrs. L. H. Yost of Hewitt. Minn is visiting her sister, Mrs. Pauline Johnson this week- Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Yost visited at the Henry Knapper home in Bntt a couple days. Visits at Plymouth PLYMOUTH--Mrs. A. Laraway has as her guest her granddaughter. Mrs. Herman Gort, of Roseland, Minn. At Parental Homes .RAKE--Carroll Rake, Chris Mehl and Ellsworth Russ, students a* Luther college at Decorah spent the weekend at their parental homes. Relnrn From Orlando. Fla ALLISON _ Mr. and Mrs. Charles Toll and daughter, Esther, returned after spending several weeks at St. Augustine and Orlando, Fla. Return to Statehouse LAKE MILLS-- John Odden state representative who has enjoyed a week's vacation at his home here returned to Des Momes. Genevieve Waggoner, who is employed at the state house in DDS Moines, also returned there alter visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Waggoner. Move to Algrona ALGONA_Mr. and Mrs. Fred . Brothers of Mason City have purchased the house on Colby street from the W. C. Danson estate and will move to Algona. St r ' P r °' hers an employe of the Standard Oil company is retiring on pension after 31 years of Son Is Born DOUGHERTY-Mr. and Mrs. John Flowers are the parents of a boy born Tuesday, Feb 28 Visitors From Milford RUDD-- Mr. and Mrs. Howard TM T d Mr - Case ' s P arcnts °° Milford, visited Mrs. Celia Wood Saturday enroute to Decorah. Is From Jennings, La LONEROCK-Mrs. Carl Suckow ot Jennings La., and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wiesbrod and son, Harold of Fen of Fenton, were Friday ' evening Parents of Girl DOUGHERTY-- Mr. and Mrs. L . ester Campbell are the Parents of an 8% pound girl born March 1. Is Visitor at Fertile FERTILE-- Miss Helen Wescott a teacher in the Robbinsdale' Minn., school, came home Friday ev .? mn ,g t° spend the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Wescott. 16 ATTEND PARTY CRYSTAL LAKE--Mrs. Harry Krug and Mrs. Lehman Lloyd were hostesses for the afternoon bridge c iub at the Krug home Friday afternoon at which time Jo were present and enjoyed luncheon and bridge. High prize went to Mrs. Cliff Stewart and low to Mrs. Red Cottington. SHERIFF IS ILL N E W H A M P T O N -- G e o r g e Murray, Chickasaw county sheriff was in St. Joseph's hospital here Tuesday. He was stricken with a stomach disorder. IS INJURED IN FALL WESLEY--Swan Monson, over 80 slipped and fell in the coal shed at his home Saturday, severely bruising himself and suffering shock. ERECTS CORN CRIB HAYFIELD--Adolph Christiansen last week erected a new corncrib on his farm southeast of town. SUFFERS BROKEN ARM AREDALE--Mrs. Clarence Barnett fell on ice at Hampton Friday night and suffered a broken arm. Speaks to Farm Bureau at Butt V. B. HAMILTON KOSSUTHFARM BUREAU MEETS 80 Attend Session Held in Theater; Hamilton in Talk BURT--About 80 attended a Kossuth county Farm Bureau meeting which was held at the Royal theater Monday. i.. B. Hamilton, Des Moines, state secretary of the Farm Bureau, was present and explained the new co-operative insurance that is being taken out throughout the state among Farm Bureau members. A number signed up for this insurance and the matter will be taken up in the various townships of the county. «veral Postponed Events at Aredale Planned for Week AREDALE--The school program that was to be given last week will be given Wednesday evening. Thursday the Methodist Ladies Aid will hold an all day meeting. Friday -evening the post nuptial shower for Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hahn, which was to have been last Tiiesday evening, will be held. Services of Former Resident of Algona. Mrs. McNall, Held ' ALGONA -- Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the McCullough funeral chapel for Mrs. Austa McNall, 75, whose body was brought here from Woodward. The Rev. C. W. Pfeiffer, Presbyterian pastor, officiated and burial was made in the Riverview cemetery. She was a former resident of Algona and was a member of the Presbyterian church. Her husband died in 1898. Two sisters and a brother survive. Burial was made in the Riverview cemetery. Postoffice at Lake Mills Is Undergoing Remodeling Program LAKE MILLS--Extensive remodeling of the postoffice interior begins this week. Due to increased business over previous years, the department has allowed money to redecorate the room and make room for a longer lobby. Part of the adjoining room now occupied by Tweed Radio shop will be used. The boxes and windows will be completely re-arranged according to Elmer Hylbah, postmaster. Monthly Meeting of Circle Is Wednesday NORA SPRINGS--The regular monthly meeting of the calendar circle of the Methodist church will meet Wednesday afternoon in the church parlors. The serving committee are Mrs. A. T. Moore, Mrs. E. L. Daily, Mrs. Neil Dobson, Mrs. Joe Tahim, Mrs. Kenneth Shanks, Mrs. John Treloar and Mrs. Mary Daily. FORMER LEROY RESIDENT DIES Funeral Conducted for Fred Hall, 69, Once of Minnesota L E R O Y , M i n n . -- Funei-al services for Fred Hall, 69, of Harlington, Tex., were held at the Baptist church Sunday afternoon with Mrs. Katharine Joy of Austin reading the Christian Science service. He is survived by his wife of Harlington; a son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. H . P. Cooper of Fort Worth, Tex.; three brothers, Frank of Austin; Bert of Albert Lea and Dr. John of St Paul. Pallbearers were F. L. Roy, H. Brown, H. Hawkins, M. A. Morse, F. M. Meyers, W. E. Armstrong. Burial was by his two children. Lutheran Society to Convene Wednesday KANAWHA -- T h e St. John's Lutheran Ladies Aid society will meet Wednesday afternoon at the church with Mrs. James Mehl and Mrs. LeRoy Wicks as the hostesses. Ledyard Meeting of Co-Op Is on March 11 LEDYARD -- A special stockholders meeting of the Ledyard Co-Operative Creamery will be held at the creamery at 1:30 p. m on March 11. Debate on "Chain Stores" Scheduled LeROY, Minn.--At the next P. T. A. meeting there will be a debate on "The Chain Store." Affirmative are the Rev. C. F. Perron, J. A. Schneider, Mrs. D. Mc- Gillwary, Jr. Negative are Lorraine Martz, Miss Mary Sias, English instructor and Supt. O. P Bakken. Alto Vista Ewe Gives Birth to "Quadruplets" ALTA VISTA--Evidently one o£ the ewes belonging to Louie Buehholtz of north of here has heard and became a mite jealous of the popularity of quadruplets and quintuplets. According she made an effort to get herself into the limelight. And the way she did it was by giving birth to four lambs, all well and healthy. .It is hoped Henry Wallace won't hear about this violation of a program of scarcity. Women's Federated Club of Leland to Meet on Wednesday LELAND--The Leland Women's Federated club meeting that was to have been held Feb. 28 and was postponed because of the blizzard, will be held at the home of Mrs. M. Holland Wednesday afternoon. "The Constitution in Action-Articles IV and-VII" wiU be discussed by Mrs. Herbert Holland, and a book review, "Nine Old Men," will be given by Mrs. Irving Ambroson. PLAN RITES OF ALGONA WOMAN Funeral Services Wednesday Morning for Mrs. Decker, 76 ALGONA -- Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at the St. Cecelia's Catholic church with the 'Rev. C. A. Ahmann officiating for Mrs. Louise Decker, 76, who died at tha home of her daughter, Mrs. H. R. Gibson, Monday morning. She had been ill since holidays. Burial will b» made at Corwith. Four children surviving are Mrs. H. R. Gibson, Algona; Mrs Steve Loss, Irvington; Lawrence Decker, Austin, Minn., and William H. Decker of \Vhittemore. There are 17 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters. Mrs. Peter Terrilian and Mrs. Victoria Peffer, both of LowviUe, N. Y., and a brother, L. A. Bentz, of Marian Ohio. 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