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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 30 1936 IOWA DEMOCRATS READY TO PLEDGE ROOSEVELT STRENGTH CONVENTION TO BE HELD FRIDAY Delegates to Be Elected to National; Biermann to Be Keynoter. DES MOINES, UP)--Iowa democrats are prepared in their state convention here this week to put their official stamp of approval on the national new deal administration and elect a national convention delegation pledged to President Roosevelt. Administration indorsement will be the theme of resolutions placed before the state convention on April 3, following the example of the party's county conventions recently in reaffirming faith in the national leaders and policies. To Elect Delegates. Election of the 22 delegates the state will send to the national session will precede action on the resolutions. Party leaders, who expect the meeting to run smoothly, are confident the Iowa delegation will be instructed definitely to support the president for renomination. The state convention also will hear a keynote address by Congressman Fred Biermann of Decorah and an afternoon speech by the permanent chairman it will elect. Congressman Guy Gillette of Cherokee has been recommended for the post. Contrast to G. O. P. The expected democratic action will be in contrast to the course followed by the republican state convention recently. The republican national convention delegates are not pledged but some have indicated they would favor supporting Senator L. J. Dickinson for the presidential nomination on a. first ballot and then swing to Governor Landon of Kansas if the lowan appears to have no chance of success. Democratic State Chairman Ed Birmingham has predicted a "record state convention attendance," with about 700 more delegates than the 1,800 apportioned. Crystal Lake Girls' Cage Squad Honored at Dinner CRYSTAL LAKE -- A banquet was held for the girls' basketball squad and the former coach, Kay Fox, now employed at the International Harvester company at Mason City, the assistant coach, Josine Martin, Supt. Ed McGreevey, Marian Roberts, and Harold Hawn. It was put on by Mrs. D. F. Willis and Mrs. C. R. Stewart Thursday night. Mr. McGreevey, toastmaster, talked and introduced the captain of the June Mikkiesoit, who gave a :-: H E R E A ND T H E R E : - : Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota talk. Present for Anniversary. GARNER--Dr. and Mrs. G. A. Bemis and daughter, Ruth Ann, were at Spencer Friday to be with Mr. and Mrs. W. S. .Bemis, Sr., parents of Dr. Bemis, who celebrated their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary that day. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Bemis of Des Moines were there also. W. S. Bemis, Jr., and D. Bemis are the only choldren of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Bemis, Sr. 5 South Federal Avenue PHONE 89 Visitor From Marshalltoivn. POPEJOY--Mrs. Louisa Maulsby of Marshalltown is visiting at the Neil Maulsby home. Succumbs in Canada. ST. ANSGAR--W. B. Price received word Thursday that his mother, Mrs. Anna Price, 93, died at her home in Canada. Honored at Shower. CORWITH--Mrs. Don Wood was honored at a postnuptial miscellaneous shower Friday afternoon given by friends at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bunting. Children Are Present. OSAGE--John Friedlund, blacksmith in Osage for more than 40 years, is critically ill, and three of his children arrived Thursday to be with him, Arthur Friedlund of Gas- gow, Mont., Miss Agnes, who came by plane from Long Beach, Cal., and Miss Esther Xellogg, from Alexandria, Minn. Move From Algona. ALGONA--Two f amiles in Algona will move from here the first of next week. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Coleman and children will move Tues- lay to Louisville, Ky. Mr. Coleman las been in the employ of the Naudain Coal company here. Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Arnerson and family will move to Sioux City next week where Mr. Arnerson has accepted a position. He has been with the Al- :ona greenhouses for several years. Returns From Marshalltown. BRITT--Mrs. James Ross returned from a 10 day visit at Marshalltown in the home of her sister, Mrs. W. W. Southwick. Mrs. Southwick accompanied Mrs. Ross to 3ritt and will visit a few days with ler parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Clark and other relatives here. Visitor From Grand River. CRYSTAL LAKE -- Fred Bonham of Grand River came Thursday to visit his sister, Mrs. Willis McFarland and family. Is Seriously IU. BURT--A. G. Valentine, Burt farmer, is seriously ill at an Algona hospital, following an operation for appendicitis and other complica- :ions. Daughter Is Born. LUVERNE--Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hefti are parents of a daughter, born Wednesday. This is their first child. On Week's Visit. ST. ANSGAR--Mrs. W. B. Price eft Saturday for Des Moines where she met her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Carter and went with them to their home at Ollie, Iowa, for a week's visit. Are Parents of Son. CRYSTAL LAKE--A son, weigh. ,ng 8% pounds was born Wednesday to Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Swan. They now have a family of one girl and three boys. Visitor From Humboldt POPEJOY--Mrs. Thomas Lutma n of Humboldt is visiting a. few days with her father, Amariah Chandler, 98 years, as the home of her sister, Mrs. Jay Dodd and family. Returns From Oklahoma. CRYSTAL LAKE -- Ed Hansmeier, Arnold Jensen, and Clifi Stewart returned Thursday night from Haskell, Okla. Move to Des Moines. DOWS---Mrs. Harry Huddleston and Miss Betty Sue Huddleston came from Des Moines Thursday They came to pack up their house hold goods and will move to Des Moines in a few days. Mr. Huddle ston is managing the Iowa theater there. The Dows theater here wil continue under Mr. Huddleston 1 management with Wayne Mills in charge. Visits at Newton. BRITT--Mrs. E. G. McGreevey is visiting her sister, Mrs. Helmer Cole at Newton. Society Holds Meeting. POPEJOY--The Oak Hill society met at the Methodist parsonage Friday afternoon for the March meeting. Following the business ses sion, in charge of the president, Mrs E. E. Akers, Mrs. J. W. Fisher Mrs. A. R.' Conner had charge o the program. The April meeting wil be held at the home of Mrs. Jame Bergen. Smart Classes At Prices You Will Be Pleased to Pay ... See Us. HOVz N. Fed. Mason City ;:*. :,,^'i 5 ' ; y W#-;-?.-i^~^'"V-^ : - , ' - Millions to Clerk Return From Iowa City. CORWITH--Mrs. C. V. Oxley returned Friday from the University hospital at Iowa City where she recently underwent an operation. Visitor From New Jersey. ST. ANSGAR--Mrs. Harry Davenport o: New jersey arrived here Thursday for a month's visit with her father, Andrew Halvorson, and with other relatives and friends. Condition Is Improved. BR1TT--Mrs. O. H. Foster has been confined to her bed for several days with a severe cold. Her condition is somewhat improved now. Visit at Rockwell City. HUTCHINS -- Herman Neuhring and Otto Tapps motored to Rockwell City Thursday. .On their return trip they expected to call on the Rev. Carl Ringhand at Palmer and the Rev. William Meyer at Manson. Leaves for Iowa City. CRYSTAL' LAKE -- Mrs. Ruth Stevens left Friday for the University hospital at Iowa City where she will receive treatment for hernia. She plans to be home in two weeks. Former Resident Dies. RUDD--Mrs. P. E. Morey of Long Beach, Cal., former resident, died March 17. The Moreys moved to California about 25 years ago. She was 72 years old in January. She Holiday Tour Planned by Luther Band; Will Play in Eight Places DECORAH--As part of the preparation of the Luther college concert band for its European tour this summer, a short holiday tour has been arranged covering various parts of Iowa. Included on the itinerary of the tour, which extends from April 12 to 39, are the following: Humboldt, Des Moines, Shenandoah, Nevada, Radcliffe, Lake Mills, West Union and Decorah. The Des Moines appearances will be in the form of two broadcasts over station WHO. Other appearances are under the sponsorship of schools and churches. Luther students who are going on the tour will be forced to forego their spring vacation for practice sessions, as the Iowa tour is being considered a "tune-up" tour for the summer European tour. When George Roberts, Salt Lake City shoe store assistant manager, gets ready to go into business he will have a sizable portion of (510,000,000 to finance himself. Roberts, shown above, is the nephew and one of eight heirs of the late Dr. T. J. Willis whose land holdings of 3,800 acres in Louisiana and Texas were considered worthless until vast oil deposits were discovered. is survived by daughter, Mrs. her husband, Eldon Bruce, her ani thre grandchildren of Whittier, Cal. Mr. Morey built the hotel building here. $2,600 Is Pledged. OSAGE--A total of 52,600 was pledged the past week for the pro- Leave for South. BELMOND--Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Jourson and daughter, Nina, left Sunday for a three week tour of the south. Their daughter, Ruth, and son, Ronald, are spending their spring cacation from Cornell college at their home here. Are Parents o£ Son. DOUGHERTY--Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rettinghouse are parents of a joy, born March 20. Visitors From Des Moines. SWALEDALE--Mr. and Mrs. Joe Carr, Mr. and Mrs. William Carr of Des Moines spent Friday at the Buress and R. J. Carr home and attended to farm interests. New Churn Installed. GARNER--Because of increasing delivery of cream, the local creamery has installed a new 1,000 pound churn. It is also operating a 1,500 pound capacity churn. Mason City Girl Employed. HAMPTON--Miss Oral Estwald of Mason City is employed as stenographer in the office of the F. H. Dirst insurance agency and Charles Dirst, real estate dealer. Large Crowd Present. PLYMOUTH -- The junior high school boys' and girls' class served lunch to patrons of the R. L, Dixson annual street sale Saturday. There wag a large attendance. J. R. Dorsey was auctioneer. Several neighboring towns were represented. Attend Tournament. LELAND--Supt. E. Holiday and Clair Kloster left Friday evening for Des Moines to attend the basketball tournament. Visitor From Cornell. GRAFTON--Kenneth Walk, who is attending Cornell college at Mount Vernon, is visiting his folks, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Walk, over the week-end. Were in Des Moines. RAKE--Martin Vaagen, Herman Thompson and LuVerne Burkhow spent Saturday and Sunday in Des Moines. Win to Spelling Contest. HUTCHINS--The spelling contest for Orthei township was held at the schoolhouse in Hutching. Charlotte Sheets of Hutching and Carol Fox of district No. 1 won first and second respectively in the first to sixth grade division. Alma Prull of district No. 6 and Eddie Muffin of the Hutchins school won first and second in the seventh and eighth year division. Rites for Novak, 88, Spillville, Conducted SPILLVILLE -- Funeral services for John Novak, Sr., 88, were held at the St. Wenceslaus church, Father Hlubek officiating. John Novak was born in Czechoslovakia and would have been 89 May 16. He came to America at the age of 21. He leaves his widow, three children, Mrs. Mary Loesch, Frank and Mrs. Anna Houdek, and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Zikmond and Mrs. Rose Kreitzer, Pisek, N. Dak., Mrs. Joseph Hovorka, Cresco. Editors Will Meet. MINNEAPOLIS, rela- Cadwell Transfer Storage Co. PHONE 216 303 EIGHTH STREET S. W. tionship of advertising to marketing in town and village will be studied by Minnesota editors at the annual editors' short course April 30, and May 1 and 2. The course is sponsored by the journalism and agricultural departments of the University of Minnesota. posed clubhouse to be built on Sunny Brae golf course, but again that amount will be necessary before the project can be started. The plan is to have a closed corporation of $5,000 capital stock, making fifty stock memberships of $100 each in the corporation. Returns From North Flatte. CORWITH--Mrs. W. H. Perkins returned Thursday from North Platte, Nebr., where she spent three weeks with her mother and other relatives. Visitor From Colorado. POPEJOY -- Marion Jackson of Fort Morgan, Colo., visited at the J. H. Waggoner and F. C. Jackson homes Friday. He made the trip on a business mission. Visit in Des Moines. NORA SPRINGS---Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Morphew are in Des Moines visiting their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Grossman, who have recently moved into their new home which they purchased recently. They a!so helped celebrate the fourth birthday, Friday, of their eldest granddaughter, Phyllis Grossman. Move Near Ventura. NORA SPRINGS -- The Henderson family, who lived on the Gaylord farm, moved to a farm near Ventura. Daughter Is Born. DOWS--Born to Mr. and Mrs. Leo Merfeld, a girl, Inez Louise, at the Hamilton county hospital at Webster City, Thursday, weight 6',^ pounds. This is their first child. Visitor From Cedar Rapids. RUDD--Mrs. Rose Woodford of Cedar Rapids is visiting her sister, Mrs. Frank Novak. Recovering From Appendicitis POPEJOY--Will Bessman, who submitted to an appendicitis operation at the Iowa Falls hospital Friday, is getting along nicely. Moving From Milwaukee. NORA SPRINGS -- The Selby Russell family is expected to move back from Milwaukee this spring after an absence of three years. The Charles Dinsmore family who live in the Russell residence will move to the Mrs. Rose Beurman residence. Visit in Waterloo. DOWS--The Rev. and Mrs. E. A. Duea and two children, Phoebe and Paul, and Miss Florence Shager visited Saturday in the home of Mr. Duea's son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Orvis Duea. at Waterloo. Will Represent Kidgeway. RIDGEWAY--Doris Jean Brekke, seventh grade pupil at the local school, has been selected to represent the Ridgeway public school at the Winneshiek county spelling contest at Decorah Saturday, April 4. Farms Change Hands. HAMPTON--Carol Givens traded SO acres three miles west of Latimer to Thorwald Jensen for 80 acres two miles southwest of Coulter. Jensen will farm his 80 acres with a quarter section adjoining, which he owns. Fred Young of Eagle Grove purchased the Anna Otterstein estate of 134 acres owned by Charles Dirst. The farm is on the Franklin- Butler county line one mile north of highway 10. Visitors Are Entertained. STILSON--Mrs. Russell Richardson, Mrs. Martha Steffen and daughter of Forest City, visited at the Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Richardson home Friday. Honored on Birthday. RUDD--Mrs. B. I. Griffin, wife of the Wesleyan Methodist minister, was entertained Friday evening at the Henry Budensick home in honor of her birthday anniversary. It was planned as a surprise but she found out about it. About 50 neighbors and friends carne. Are Parents of Son. GRAFTON--Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bartz are parents of a boy born to them Friday morning. Moves to Knoxville. HANSELL--Les McBride moved bis household goods to Knoxville Kossuth County Court Sessions Are Opened ALGONA--Judge F. C. Davidson of Emmetsburg was to arrive in Algona Monday to open the Kossuth county district court sessions. The grand jury will meet Tuesday and the petit 'jury will not report until April 7. Sixteen law and nine equity cases are listed on the calendar. The criminal cases listed are few and two divorces were listed. They were Mrs. Lena Loss from Frank Loss, who charges desertion, and Marcella Erdman from Herman of St. Benedict, who charges open consort with another woman and cruel and inhuman treatment in the home. Gail Pettit, owner of the State theater, is suing the H. and L. Theater construction company for $4,056.30 plus 6 per cent interest. B u r t O . E . S . School Heldr 65 Present at Banquet BURT--A school of instruction for Kossuth chapter. No. 201, 0. E. S.. was held Thursday afternoon by Mrs. Frances Haikes of Laurens, instructor of district No. 2. An afternoon meeting was held. Dinner was served at 6:30 to about 65 members and visitors. The initiatory work was exemplified at the evening meeting. Mrs. G. E. Brace is worthy matron. Declamatory Winners at Whittemore Named WHITTEMORE--The sectional consolation declamatory contest for Catholic schools was held in the Presentation, academy hall. Friday evening.,Father, Ive,s ,of Sioux City, superintendent of schools in this diocese, was in charge. Pupils placinf first were: Oratorical, Francii O'Brien of Emmetsburg; dramatic, Miss Patricia Sheridan of Bancroft AL60NA WOMAN, 91, SUCCUMBS Mrs. Laughrin Is Buried; Rites for Mrs. Dargan, 53, Are Held. ALGONA--Funeral services were held Monday at Algona for two Algona women who succumbed Saturday Rites were held Monday morning for Mrs. Catherine Laughrin, 91, at the St Cecelia's Catholic church, with the Rev. T. J. Daverr. in charge. Mrs. Laughrin died following a stroke suffered last November. Catherine Riley was bora March 6, 1845 at Sterlingville, N. Y. The family lived for a time in Wisconsin and Jan. 12, 1S97 she married John Laughrin. Her husband preceded her in death 22 years ago and since that time she has made her home in Algona. She .is survived by two sisters, Mrs. John Lamuth, Algona, and Mrs. John Hemfling, St. Paul. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon for Mrs. Clara Anna Dargan, 53, at the Laird and McCulough funeral chapel with the Rev. Charles Bryden, Baptist pastor at Bancroft in charge. Burial was made at Bancroft. Mrs. Dargan died at the General hospital from pneumonia and complications being ill only a week. Clara Lock was born Feb. 28. 1883 at Riley Center, Kans. Since 1895 she has lived in Kossuth. county, living at Lonerock. and Lotts Creek before coming to Algona. She is survived by her husband, and two brothers and one sister, Mrs. James Walker, and Arthur of Algona and Ephriam Lock, Remer, Minn. Interment was made at the Cath olic cemetery Saturday afternoon for William McDermott, 77, a former Kossuth pioneer resident, who died near Cresco. Rites for Mrs. Loats, Corwith, to Be Tuesday BBLMOND--Funeral services fo Mrs. Ben Loals, 26, who died at he: farm home east of here Saturday have been announced for Tuesday afternoon in the Immanuel Re formed church with burial in the Immanuel cemetery. The Rev. 0. G Poppen will be in charge. Mrs Loats was formerly Miss Viola Men nenga, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Foley Mennenga. Besides her husband she leaves a daughter anc two sons, the youngest of which is only 11 days. and in humorous, Edna Whittemore. Fandel of Named Area Commander- CRESCO--Maj. Gen. George S Simonds, former Cresco resident who for the last 27 years has ben an officer in the U. S. army, ant of recent years was deputy chief of staff, was appointed commandei of the ninth corps area on the west ern coast to succed Maj. Gen. Pau B. Malone. Know Your State A Fact a Day About loway! Consumption of eggs on Iowa arms from 1925 to 1934 was 468,500.000. Auto Hits Iowa Falls Building; Driver Held to Jury, Frees Bonds IOWA FALLS--The Sinclair oil station located at a curve in the street where highway 65 enters :own from the south has been a tar. .ret for autos and trucks on several occasions during the past few ears and again Saturday acted as the bull's eye. C. W. Jewctt. Des Hoines, was bound to the grand ury and released on a $400 bond after his auto crashed into the garage at this station. The front doors and one side wall of the garage and .he car of C. W. Warnock, stored in the building, were damaged. Jewett is charged with driving while intoxicated. Moving Near Klemme. STILSON--John Chambers had a public sale Thursday and is moving near Klemme. FARM HOUSE AT CHAPIN BURNED rtrs. Law Enters Residence and Finds Interior Is Ablaze. CHAPIN--Fire of unknown origin ; destroyed the home of Mr. and Mrs, James Law about 3 o'clock Friday afternoon. Mrs. Law had been outside but a short time when she came to the house and discovered it was ablaze inside. A bucket brigade was soon formed but to no avail as the fire had gained much headway before discovered, practically all the household goods was burned. The house was valued for about 52,000. Mr. Law recently had the house' all remodeled. The Joss was partly cov- ,£ -i}, ercd by insurance. \^;,i Will Build Four Schools. HUMBOLDT, (.T)--Four new rural schools are to be constructed in the county this spring. A surplus of ?T,500 in the county school fund, plus a WPA grant of SS.OOO, will cover the cost of construction without the imposition of a tax levy. 'BUDS" by Designed for active, agile youngsters who need just a touch of smoothing rather than downright control, all five Buds-two girdles and three panties -- are perfect first foundations. Seamless, boneless and knit of Lastex, they make the most siren-tight frock fit- without a shadow, yet leave the figure soft and supple. Washable' Of course! Pre-shrunk, too, so their perfect fit is permanent. What's more "Buds" are popularly priced at $2 to $2.50 per garment. Exclusive with AGAIN WE SAY: Thursday. Arc Parents of Son. LAKE MILLS -- Mr. and Mrs. George J. Johnson, north of town, are parents of a son born at the Naeve hospital at Albert Lea. They have one other boy. With nothing to lose and double to gain, why not get that "try-out" pack of "Double-Mellows" today? EVERAL MILLION smokers, men and women, have triedoutDouWe-MeKouJ Old Golds since our Double-Money-Back offer was announced last October. Less than 1 in 10,000 of these smokers have asked us^for a Double-Money-Back check. Yet that check is ready and waiting for any smoker who tells us that Double- Mellow Old Golds did not please him. P.S... . to gel double-your-money-back, plus postage, mail the Old Gold wrapper and ten unsmoked cigarettes |to P. Lorillard Company, Inc., 119 West 40th Street, New York City, before May 1st, 1936.

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