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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 8, 1939
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12 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 1939 NAZIS MAKE HUMOR CLAIMS Goebbels Conducts j Contest to Prove Fun Still Exists BERLIN, (#)--This joke won $40 Wednesday as the best submitted in Propaganda Minister Paul Joseph Goebbels' month- long contest to prove there is humor in nazi Germany: "I won't perform in this costume," says a scantily-clad girl wearing a pre-war army helmet and saber to a paunchy male who is scratching his head in astonishment.- "Why not," the man asks. "Does one see too much?" "Rubbish, you old fool," the girl replies, "--too little!" Ilustratcd Omi Work Dr. Goebbels' newspaper Der Angriff published only the work of'the winner, a humble construction worker who illustrated his three jokes with his own handiwork. Dr. Goebbels started the contest after he expelled five cabaret artists from the reich's culture chamber--meaning t h a t they might no longer follow their profession in nazi Germany--for quips about the national socialist regime. Says Humor Still Lives Goebbels declared that "nazi- dom will not be derided." The contest was started because ol apparent fears that the action against the entertainers might give the impression that there is no humor in Germany. A second winning cartoon published Wednesday showed a woman wearing only a blouse. A little dog stands between her and a high-collared, bearded, bespectacled man. She: "Why, you haven't seen my new dress! I bought it on the installment plan." He: "I suppose you're wearing the first installment" Joy Is Robust" The . third cartoon shows the legs of a number of women passersby. In the foreground is a fat pug dog who accosts a lean, long ~~ Dachshund. "Good gracious!" says that fat pug. "You've certainly reduced!" · The emaciated "sausage dog" replies: "Three weeks ago I was sold to a vegetarian-" Der Angriff remarked that "joy is robust. Fun seems widespread/' C. I. O. Quarters Wrecked in Union Fight Clear Lake Globe-Gazette LUCIA E. O'NEIL, News Editor Residence Phone 296-J OFFICE PHONE'239 U you do not receive your paper call 239; alter 6 p. m. call 513-W Deadline for locals, classified, and display ads Is 11 a. m., daily. Theatre page deadline Ij 6 p. m. of the day before publication. TED ADAMS, Advertising Home Phone 464-W JACK CHRISTIE, Circulation Home Phone 513-W A day of slreel fighting between AFL and CIO lumbermen at the Ked River Lumber company in Westwood, Cal., caine to a spectacular climax when the CIO headquarters was wrecked. John Davis and William Seim inspect all that remains of the union offices. Speaker From Des Momes in City for V.F.W. Gathering John J. McMahon, legislative representative for the Veterans of Foreign Wars, arrived from Des Moines Wednesday to address the local V. F. W. and its auxiliary at a dinner in the V. F. W. hall. . · Mr. McMahon is a scout for the St. Louis Browns, and is one of those responsible for the discovery of Bob Feller, Cleveland Indian hurler. McMahon was with the Indian organization as scout at the time. He has refereed at the state baseball tournament in Manson for several years. He has recently, signed up Phil Manders, Drake football and baseball star, and Claude O'Donnell, St. Ambrose athlete. Fluffy Wins Hunger Strike in Protest to Removal of Dog Friend CAMBRIDGE, M a s s., (fft-- Fluffy won her. hunger strike Wednesday. Fluffy is a Persian cat belonging to Mr. and Mrs. George E. Bloomquist of Cambridge and she went off her diet a week ago when they took her pal, Buddy a mongrel dog, away to the hospital for an operation. She pined and weakened until Mrs. Blomquist figured out that Fluffy was lonesome. Fluffy was hustled to the hospital where the reunion was a thing to behold. Fluffy ate a hearty breakfast and the-doctor said Fluffy's presence was helping Buddy get well, too. SERVICE GROUP ALSO IS FORMED . Dating Bureau Seat Up for Convention of Junior Chamber DES MOINES, (#")-- Memo to young women in Des Moines: In case you accept a "blind date" arranged by a dating bureau for the state Junior Chamber of Commerce convention, you will be protected to the utmost in case the fellows gets "fresh." A service committee, also known as"rushrto-aid-o[-maidens-in-dis- tress" unit, has been organized by the junior chamber in connection with the dating bureau it has set up to find feminine companions for 1,000 junior chamber members expected to attend the state convention here April 13, 14 and 15. Can Call Headquarters Burton- Bridges, chairman of the dating bureau, announced the formation of the service committee Wednesday as he threw open the doors and card index files of the bureau to socially-minded young women in the city. After bureau operatives have brought together and introduced the visiting young men and feminine companions, the girls will be on their own, Bridges said, except in case they consider themselves in distress. In such event, the girls need only call the bureau headquarters and a committee of four junior chamber members will rush to aid the distressed girl. Information Confidential Bridges said only girls over 21 years of age would be registered with the bureau. Information about them wil! be kept confidential and will be selecting companions for the men who need young women for the various social functions of the convention. The men will be under 35 years of age. Incidentally, Bridges said the dating bureau idea was first used in Des Moines in 1931, and three marriages resulted from dates arranged by the bureau. Since, the Plan Annual School · Election March 13 CLEAR LAKE--Two new members to be elected to the school board will be voted into office at the school election next Monday, March 13. Balloting will be held in one place, the rest room of the city hall, starting at 12 noon and continuing without Interruption until 7 o'clock Monday evening. Four candidates for the two offices open are E. E. Butz, Floyd Kimball, Frank Barlow, and E. E. Ludwig. Vacating their offices on the school board after six years' service are Peter Anderson, retiring president of the board, and Ray Robbins. WILL PRESENT VARIED EVENTS Music Mothers Will Sponsor Community Play Night March 10 CLEAR LAKE--A full and varied program is taking shape for the Community Play night sponsored by the Music Mothers club to obtain funds for spring music activities of students In Clear Lalce schools. The entertainment will open at the high school music TO REPRESENT LAKE IN MUSIC Leo Schula Names Contestants to Vie in Sub-District CLEAR LAKE--Students chosen to represent Clear Lake in future music contests were named by Leo Schula, band Charles City who acted as judge, at the close of the home contest at the high school Tuesday evening. In the events with competition Miss Patricia Hushaw was first in the baritone horn section, Charles Barlow, on cornet; K a t h r y n Hughes, French horn; Rosalyn Kopecky, oboe; Donald Lomen for second part in the brass sextet, and Lola Kimball in clarinet for grade pupils. Arvetta Butts will represent the school on the bass clarinet, Lawrence Secory, saxophone; Barbara McCoy on piccolo and flute; Lola Pine, bassoon; Herbert Cobb, Presents Style Revue as Civic League's Program Finance Committee Sponsors; Mrs. H. E. Clear Lake Briefs room Friday evening at o'clock with a marionette Clear Lake Calendar Wednesday--Congregational f e 1- lowship dinner, at church, 6 o'clock. Stafford Post. No. 222, American Legion, Legion hall, 8 o'clock. Lenten Fellowship service dinner, Methodist o'clock. church, 6:30 Verity lodge No. 250, A. F. and A. M., Masonic Temple, 7:30 o'clock. . D o u b l e C Class, Methodist church, 8 o'clock. Semper Fidelis, high school, 6:30 o'clock. Thursday--Intramural basketball game, high school gym, after school. St. Margaret's Guild, Mrs. John W. Cole, 407 South Second street. Royal Neighbor lodge, I. O. O. F. 7:30 show given by fourth grade pupils directed by Miss Mayme Christ. The tuba; Betty Burns, violin, and Margaret Thomas, trombone. Mr. Schula complimented all the students upon their performances, mentioning especially the grade contestants and George Michaels and Donald Thompson, in the brass sextet, tryout. Among those acting as accompanists were Mrs. H. S. Hush aw, Mrs. B. B. Bailey, Mrs. T. G. Burns, the Misses Patricia Hushaw, Rosalyn Kopecky and Berdean Beckner and Ralph Geer. Mahlon Hintzman announced the contestants. Students ranking first will represent the school in the sub- district contest to be held at Clear Lake March 31 and April 1. children Beauty", will present "Sleeping and "Adventures , Peppermint Boy," selling of their own tickets and ushering their audience. Immediately following the marionette show the program will begin in the auditorium. Events to be presented there include two piano quartet numbers, "Valse Danseuse" and "Parade o£ the Wooden Soldiers," with Mrs. T. G. Burns, Mrs. H. L. Erickson, Mrs Harold D. Cone and Mrs. A. E Folkmann at the pianos. The Library Reading club is the sponsor hall, 8 o'clock. Altrurian , club, Grodland. Mrs. Merle Play Violin Duets The Twentieth Century club national junior chamber convention has used the idea every year. I WAKE UP YOUR LIVER BILE- WiLbml Calomel--And You'll Jump Out o F Bed in (he Morning Rarrn' to Go The Irrcr should pour out two poands of liquid bile into your bowels daily. If this bile it not flowhiz freely, yourfood doesn't digest- It Just decayi in the bowels. Gas bloats up your stomach. You set constipated. Your whole system is poijoncd and you feel sour, ·unfe and the world looks punlj. A m«rc bowel movement doesn't get at the cause. It takes those (rood 1 , old Carter's tittle Liver Pills to Kct these two pounds of bile fiowinjr freely and make you feel *'cp and up." Harmless. g:ent!o, yet amaz- 1ns in makinjr bile flow freely. Ask for Carter'* LitUe Ltrcr Pills by name. 25 cent* Stubbornly refute aaytiiizis dec. Full Credit Under Homestead Exemption" Law Is Assured Here Instructions to spread the entire homestead exemption credit of 25 mills maximum on 32,500 of valuation was received Wednesday morning by County Treasurer L. L. Raymond from D. L. Murrow, Des Moines, chairman of the state board of assessment and review. The ruling is in agreement with a new law just passed by the legislature and signed by the governor which assures taxpayers of the full homestead credit. Previously the board of assessment and review was empowered to grant such credit as could be paid for out of funds on hand or assured to be collected. '·Riches have wings," said the old philosopher. But times have changed, and now- they're sup posed to have horns.--Wisconsin State Journal. E. T. C. Bridge club, Mrs. Lawrence Brown, Camp Grounds. Stitch and Chatter club, Mrs. George Hugh, 1001 South Fourth street. Sorosis club, Mrs. H. B. Adams, Rogers hotel. W. R. C. circle, Mrs. Julia Cobb, 300 Jefferson street. Trinity circle, Zion Lutheran aid, Mrs. Jens Wind, 208 Bur- .dew street. Friendly Neighbor club, Mrs. Ray Sandry, 414 West Division street. Division street. Rotary club, I. O. O. F. hall, 12:15 o'clock. Commercial club, Legion hall, 6:30 o'clock dinner, business meeting. Community Bible study, Leroy Ebaugh home, 208 East South street, 2:30 o'clock. -lear Lake Congratulates-Mrs. W. W. Fox, whose birthday anniversary was March 8. Verlyn Stoltz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Art Stoltz, whose fourth birthday anniversary was March 8. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hanley, whose eighth wedding anniversary was March 8. Mrs. W. W. Fo.x. 200 West State street, whose birthday anniversary was March 8. Carl Brager, 608 South Third street, whose birthday anniversary was March 8. Ralph Secory, son . of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Secory. whose 12th b i r t h d a y anniversary w a s March 8. will present Miss Dorothy Hardin in a vocal number and Clarence Pease and Joe Power who will play "La Es Estrellita" by Ponce and "The Serenade" by Tittle as violin duets. Miss Patricia Hushaw will play a baritone solo for the Progress club. Miss Charlotte Skene, president of the Wa-Tan-Ye club, will present a chorus from the Ventura schools in a group of safety songs and the Royal club is preparing a skit, "Have You Heard?" as its contribution. George Perkins will also play the bones for this group. The faculty glee club is to give "Musical Moments" for the program, the O. D. O. club a skit, "Girl Wanted," and Today's club a "Style Revue." Donna Neal will give a tap dance for the Altrur- ian club. Will Give Skit The Lions and Rotary clubs, the C. D. A. and possibly others will also present numbers while the Crescent and Linger Longer clubs are represented by donations of money. The Music Mothers are presenting a skit, "Everybody's Doing It, 1 ' and Miss Adelaide Anderson who will play "Prelude" by Chopin and "Alia Tarantella" by McDowell as piano solos. The sponsors emphasize that Charles W. Young, Former Resident, Dies in Omaha CLEAR LAKE--Shirley Stanfield left Wednesday noon lor Omaha, Nebr., where he will attend the funeral of his uncle, Charles W. Young, 76, who died Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Young, who was reared on the Clausen farm near Clear Lake and also lived for a time at Swaledale, is known by many of the older residents. He was a brother of Mrs. Addie Stanfield and Frank Young, Clear Lake, and Dr. J. A. Young, Garner, none of whom are able to attend the rites. Other relatives are a brother, Homer Young, Mabton, Wash., and'a niece, Mrs. W. H. Ward, Clear Lake. Junior Federated club meets Friday evening with Mrs. Max Brager. Mrs. Lester Nelson, Ventura, will entertain the Double O club Friday evening. Community Farm Bureau will meet Friday evening at Grant No. 7. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Cain will arrange the program and Mrs. Carrie Zirbel and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Swanson will serve. Sirs. T. A. Hein will entertain Deborah circle of the'Zion Lutheran aid Friday afternoon. Mrs. E. M. Duesenberg will be hostess to the Christian Workers Friday and Mrs. Milton Dues en- berg will lead the lesson. Tilts. Frank Barlow, assisted by Mrs. William Henry, will entertain St. Rita's circle of the Catholic aid at a 2 o'clock dessert luncheon at her home Friday afternoon. : C. W. Butts for welt drilling, pump, windmill repair. Ph. 606-W. Billy Bob Kins', who has been ill with flu, is still unable to be out. Circle No. 5 of the Methodist aid will meet Friday at the church for a 1:30 o'clock pot-luck luncheon. Each member is privileged to bring a guest and Mrs: F. L. Hutson, who is in charge of the program, announces that the Rev. Thomas B. Collins will speak on "Church Unity." Community Bible study will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Leroy Ebaugh, 208 East South street. Star club will meet Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. H. R. Freeman President CLEAR LAKE--Past and present mingled in a bewildering and colorful panorama as members of the Civic league modeled gowns of long ago for the pleasure of their guests at the March meeting of the organization held Tuesday afternoon at the City hall. Tiny bonnets with chin ties, merry widow hats, lace mitts, overskirts, bustles, c a s h m e r e shawls, lace coats, gros-grain silk and brocaded satin gowns, rare .old jewelry and unique hair styles were special features which convulsed the audience as they were paraded by their wearers. Wear Old Gowns Mrs. Arthur Peterson led the show wearing a gown 'made in 1861 for Mrs. Roscoe Miller's grandmother. It was of typical plaid alpaca with Garibaldi waist Mrs. J. B. Calhoun modeled her grandmother's wedding gown worn first in 1874 and at the golden wedding anniversary in 1924 It was of changeable rose and tan silk with bonnet to match. Mrs. Fred Rogers wore a black silk in the style of 1876 and Mrs T. M. Kronk a dress worn by a law school graduate in 1877. Mrs F. P. Walker wore a dress made in 1899 for Mrs. Emma Smith and found it fitted all too snugly bu Mrs. J. Z. Stevens, wearing a dres: belonging to Mr. Stevens' grand mother GO years ago went to thi other extreme in that it hun 0 MRS, H. NELSON, 82, DIES AT LAKE Native of Denmark Pneumonia Victim at Clausen Home CLEAR LAKE--Mrs. Henrietta kelson, 82, died at the home of er daughter, Mrs. Anna Clausen, 081/2 West Main street, at 10:45 'clock Tuesday evening follow- ng an attack of pneumonia. Mrs. Nelson was born in Denmark and came to the United states when 20 years of age. Beides Mrs. Clausen she is survived y two other daughters, Mrs. Al- jert Goodling, Ventura, and Mrs. Harold Carrington, Hollywood,,' 2al.; a son, H. Chris Nelson, Cen- j ral City, Nebr.; a sister, Mrs. J. '. Julsen, Clear Lake; and a rother, Hans Hansen, Anthon, be- ides several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are Incomplete pending messages from relatives. The body is at Ward's "uneral home. loosely like the dressing sack. Mrs. N. B. Rice time-honorei wore a dres made for Mrs. Henry McGowai Peitze, 212 North East street. Cur- I and Mrs. John Perkins one mad rent events will be used for roll f o r Mrs. J. C. Williams while Mrs call and Mrs. Oscar and Mrs. El- H. N. Halvorson appeared in mer Moffett will have charge of suit belonging to the trousseau o the program. A picnic lunch will Mrs. H. R. Rogers. Mrs. Fran be served at the close. Each mem- Rich wore her own wedding dre=, ber is asked to bring her own a creation of fine lace and tin sandwiches, a covered dish and tucks and Mrs. Harold Thompso her own dishes and silver. wore the wedding dress of he Beautiful new line of half size I mother, Mrs. \V. W. Choate. dresses, $10.95 and $12.95. Nichols Shop. Mrs. H. H. IValrod returned Tuesday evening from Denver, 1 Acls As Announcer Space does not permit descrip -· i-ftl f Colo., where she visited her sister, I *?« , o£ all the gowns nor naming Mrs. Marie Bluck, for three weeks, of all models but the event was - - - - - - - -- - ' full of interest and will long be remembered.'Mrs. Ed Nelson acted as announcer and told to whom the gowns belonged and the date ,ake Bridge Clubs rlold Sessions; Prize Winners Are Named CLEAR LAKE -- Mrs. Ralph Schneider entertained members of the D. and D. Bridge club Tuesday afternoon at a 1 o'clock luncheon. Mrs. Schneider won high score prize, Mrs. Chris Casperson, low, and Mrs. Shirley Kimball honor prize. Mrs. Casperson will be hostess March 21. Mrs. Henry Anderson and Miss Bertha Hanson were substitute players at the Jolly Eight card club meeting held at the home of Mrs. Henry Curvo. Mrs. Henry Marshall will entertain in two weeks. Mrs. Earl Kimball and Mrs. Leo Edwards substituted for Mrs. Ralph Conklin and Mrs. Leslie Carr, who were ill, at the Double Four Bridge club meeting held at the home of Mrs. Floyd Kimball. Mrs. Earl Kimball won high score prize, Mrs. Jens Wind, low, and Mrs. Herman Hansen, traveling prize. Lunch was served. Mrs. Peter Miller will be hostess March 21. Miss Ruth Liggett went Wednesday morning to Iowa City where she will enter the univer- Girl Scouts Plan Party; Observance of National Birthday CLEAR LAKE--Plans for a supper to be held next Tuesday after school were made by members of Girl Scout troop No. 2 at their meeting held at the junior high school Tuesday. Chairmen of committees include Isabelle Hansen, salad; Betty Foster, decorations; Shirley Bisgrove, t a b l e setting; Rosemary Latham, sandwiches; Jeanne sity hospital for treatment. Knights of Pythias will hold a special session Friday evening at I. O. O. F. hall at which second degree work will be put on ac- represented. . M ,_ rs - 9- A. Pease, accompanied at the P lan ° by Mrs. L. E. Jacobson, sang- "I'll Take You and Home "The cording to an announcement by ·*· 6 a ' n Kathleen' Ira W. Jones, chancellor com- Sweetest Story Ever Told" as an Rudnick, Storvick to Address Meeting at Lake Golf Club CLEAR LAKE -- Prof. A'. W. Rudnick of the dairy extension department of Iowa State college, Ames, and R. O- Storvick of Iowa mander, Wednesday. The meeting I introduction to the style show I State Brand creameries Mason called at B o'clock. and Mrs - Jacobson continued to City, will be the mam speakers at View club, planned to [play old-fashioned tunes while it| a dinner jneeting of sections 4 and Lake meet at the home of Mrs. Roger I was m progress. Nelson Thursday afternoon, has I Preceding the 5 c,f the Iowa Creamery Operators which 1 association to be held at the Clear been postponed one week. son program, C11 V UO.H--~ ,,.... ,,,.=,,. , w a s sponsored by the finance Lake Golf club Saturday evening, Roy Dobbs was taken to a Ma- committee, the annual reports o£ according to an announcement City hospital Wednesday standing and auditing committees Wednesday by H. O. Hovland, He is ill with pneu- were heard and placed-on file. Scarville, secretary of the ·group. The reports revealed the vast Following the business meeting amount of work which has been butter judging for men and wom- morning. He is monia. Dress up! It's Spring! New wash Neal, milk; buying. Jeannyce Miller, Davis, goulash; and Gloria jello; Donna Lund, dresses 51, $1.88, $2.95. Oluf T. accomplished by the organization en will be held and prizes award- Hansen and Co. the program will begin promptly that it may not be too late in closing. Tickets will be sold by club members and music students and all music students, vocal and instrumental, will share in the benefits ceeds. derived from the pro- -NOTICE- To All Schermerhorn Customers Do Not Pay Any Schermerhorn Deliveryman Unless He Has a Written Letter Signed By . . . ELMER BOWERS S C H E R M E R H O R N DAIRY Con JE rate la lion* items are news hence thev are published with oat charge. IT possible please phone y o u r items to 239 the dAj- before, publication. Clear Lake Briefs Sirs. C. C. Ross, who is ill at Park hospital, Mason City, was along fairly well Wednes- getting day. A backfire in a car owned by C. J. Colloton, 1325 Pennsylvania avenue southeast, set fire to grease and gasoline on the motor while it was parked in the Kirk garage, 11 Second street northwest, at 5:15 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Firemen extinguished the blaze with a handpump. "I hate to miss a meal at home. Not that we have so much to eat tors. but because the family do most of their quarreling at meal time," says a business man in Moline.-- Molinc Advance. Union, Mt, Vernon Leaders Study How to Train Appetites C L E A R L A K E--T h a t a "trained"' appetite leads to better health and social adjustment was taught Union and Mt. Vernon township home project leaders who met at the home of Mrs. Hugh Strain for a lesson on "Training the Appetite'' presented by Mrs. Florence Z. Ferguson, HDA, who also demonstrated table trainers for children at noon. Normal feeding habits were shown to include a well-defined, periodic hunger and a desire for wholesome and essential foods. Two extremes in feeding children are allowing the child to eat what and when he desires and forcing the child to eat specified kinds and amounts o£ food. Either method is bad. Effects of good food and health routine and of disturbed mental states were taken up as were also problems of physical disease and psychological and aesthetic fac- The girls will plan and execute the entire meal without the assistance of their leader, Miss Muriel Anderson. The event is an exercise in planning, computation, and serving. Each girl is to bring her own dishes and silver for the supper. The downy woodpecker was taken as the first bird to be studied in the nature work of roop No. 1 which met Tuesday evening. Charletta Harris passed community life test by giving a report on Jacob Reis and Lois Hein by reporting on Benjamin Franklin. Mary Louise Bisgrove passed nature test by telling of proper care and feed lor dogs and Lois Harding passed the tenderfoot Test. Jeanne Thompson, whose birthday anniversary is Feb. 23, decided that one day is as good as another this year and treated the troop to candy. Plans were made to observe Girl Scout nationa birthday March 12 by attending church in a body. during the year. The recreation! ed Mrs. Lee Boyd is ill at her home ! committee expressed its appreci- on the north shore. at ' on o£ the businessmen of Clear Mr. and Mrs. Harvey A. Folk- Lake for their co-operation in ert. Garner, are the parents of an the skating rink project. New Officers Elected eight pound girl, Gloria Joan, born at Boots hospital early Wednesday morning. She is the first child in | le family. J. H. Woodstock, 88, who is t his home on South Second Rites for John Frey, 85, Will Be Friday' treet, seemed somewhat Vcdnesday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Karl Hass drove o Des Moines Wednesday on business. Members of the school faculty and school board, with their wives and husbands, will hold a 6:30 o'clock dinner at the high school lome economics rooms Thursday evening. The advanced class in lome economics will serve. the Mrs. P. D. Leith, chairman of at (jOSDel 1 nominating committee, ve- better | dent; Mrs president; F. P. Mrs. T. ker, vice E. Sondrol, secretary; Mrs. C. E. Wells, treasurer, and Mrs. B. B. Bailey, audi- CLEAR LAKE--Funeral services for John Frey, 85, who died at his home, 310 East Main street, Tuesday morning after a brief illness, will be held at the home at 1:30 o'clock on Friday and at the Gospel Tabernacle at 2 o'clock. tiring president, gave a farewell talk before handing the gavel over to Mrs. Freeman. A vote of thanks was given the retiring of- linn., will be assisted by the Rev. Paul Freligh, Mason City, in con?ling the rites. Williams funeral home is making the ar- inariKS was, given lae 'eming 01- . u d b ; j ^ b j ficers for their loyal and efficient ,-,,,,r_ T -,1.0 ,.o m »t»,-u- T-I, 1 ~ i -- +« +u~ ,,;*,. ~ n ..« I ^l^ar J-idKe cemetery. Leaders will meet March 31 at the home of Mrs. Clarence Zook for a lesson on "Heredity and Environment." Candidates Carry Open Umbrellas in Mock Initiation CLEAR LAKE--"The Umbrell Man" might have been the them song of the candidates for mem bership in Semper Fidelis, na tional high school honor society, as they parade the halls of the high school Wednesday morning in a mock initiation ceremony. Each candidate was dressed in outlandish costume, the boys in dresses and lace hats, the girls in even worse misfits, and each was compelled to carry an open umbrella of some sort, as well as various other things. Candidates, who were formally initiated Wednesday evening following a dinner at the home economics rooms, are: Patricia Hushaw, Bob Clausen and James Kennedy, seniors; and Patricia Doyle, James Newman, Fred Clausen and Victor Lowman, juniors. Miss Eleanor Nelson is in charge of the dinner Daughters Visit at G. Osborne Home C L E A R LAK E--Mrs. Hazel Wollz, Long Beach, Cal.. is expected to arrive early Thursday morning to visit her father, George, Osborne. Another daughter, Mvs. W. S. Wcller, Elmhurst, 111., arrived Sunday and a third, P. N. Leach. Forest City, also came Sunday, went Mrs. who home Wednesday. A granddaughter. Miss Jeannette Conklin, who was here a few dcys, went back to her work in Minneapolis Sunday. Mr. Osborne who is ill with an infection at Mercy hospital, Mason City, is better and sits up some each day. and the home will serve it. economics class Fire Department Is Called to Roof Blaze at Laura Hendy Home CLEAR LAKE--The fire department was called to the home of Miss Laura Heridy, 119 North Third street, Tuesday afternoon to extinguish a roof blaze which had started around the chimney which had burned out. Practically the entire roof was destroyed. Damage, estimated at $75, is covered by insurance. Stanley Knutson, who was passing by, first saw the fire and turned in an alarm. labors and also to the city council for repairs made on the restroom. Tea was served at the close by the finance committee. Mrs. John Perkins, chairman, Mrs. Nelson, co-chairman, Mrs. Ernest Anderson. Mrs. C. A. Comstock, Mrs. J. T. . Charlesworth, Mrs. A. B. Knutson, Mrs. William McGowan, Mrs. A. B. Watson, Mrs. Peter Knutson and Mrs. C. E. Lantz, assisted by Mrs. Carl McKone, Mrs. Arnold Moeller. Mrs. Frank Trager and Mrs. Floyd Grimm. Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Walker poured. The tea table was centered with an old-fashioned kerosene hand-lamp which harmonized with the thsme of the occasion. Mrs. Freeman announced that the April meeting will be in charge of the membership com- mitte and that she will announce the membership of all standing committees for the year at that time. 1 From External Causes Relieve the sore,itchy spots and help heal the uqly defects ujith U ^ the tested medication in · PIMPLES' Relieve the sore,"rtcl help heal the uqly d H ^ the tested medication m « Resmol COAL SALE GENUINE EASTERN KENTUCKY LUMP $QOO ^^ TON For a Short Time Only Northern Lumber Co. 23 2nd St. S. E. Phone 30 MORRIS Food Store 221 6th Street S. W. OUR PRICE Opal Dill Pickles, Vz Gal. Jar 15c 14c Chocolate Pecan COOKIES, Lb Candy PEANUT SQUARES, Lb.. ., Campbell's Scorch O» Broth SOUP, C a n . . . OV Crystal White Soap CHIPS, Giant Box 25c Can Pure SORGHUM 31c ISc arc Paying 14c a Dozen in trade for Eggs. $

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