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February 23, 1937

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 23 ·1937 MRS. DINSMORE FUNERAL HELD Woman at Nora Springs Is Survived by Husband, Two Daughters. · NORA SPRINGS--Funeral services for Mrs. Charles Dinsmorc were held Tuesday afternoon at the Methodist church at 2:30. The Rev. Clarence Dwight James had charge and the Hev. John DeLong of Greene, a former pastor of the c h u r c h ' here, preached the sermon. Mrs. E. C. Moody and Mrs. Harry Olson with Mrs. E. E. Chenoweth as accompanist sang two duels. Burial was in Park cemetery. . Ethel Laona Canady was born Sept. 10, 1889 at Zenorville. At 12, she moved to Gilbert where she grew to womanhood. She was married on June 28, 1911 to Charles Dinsmore. They established their home at Gilbert and two years later moved to Ontario ·where they lived three years. In 1918 they came to Nora Springs which, was their home since. Mrs. Dinsmore is survived by her husband and two daughters, Dorothy Ruth and Marian Charlene at home, five brothers, C. H. Canady of Ambridge, Pa.; William M. Canady of Jefferson; L. J. Canady of. Ames; A. A. Canady of Pittsburgh, Pa.: Charles E. Canady of Story City; .~t\yo .sisters, Mrs. Sadie Black of Dawson, Mrs. Lillian Reynolds of LeMars. Misses Session First Time in 11 Years ROCKFORD -- B e c a u s e of weather and road conditions, the Rev. Paul J. LaValette, past department chaplain o£ the American Legion, was unable to attend the conference of commander and adjutants o£ the American Legion in session in Des Moines Sunday and Monday. This was the first meeting he has missed in eleven years. Lakota Farmer Dies of Pneumonia Attack LAKOTA^-William Joos a farmer northeast of town, who was recovering from pneumonia, died Saturday from a heart attack. He leaves seven children, his wife and his aged mother. "Pennies From Heaven" must seem like a sacrilege to persons who have their minds on gold- paved streets. -- Kewance Star Courier, THE : .TRUTH ..TtPOUT * "and Gall Bladder Conditions F R E E i 1 , 00 * 1 ** on simple liomo treatttictit. · (*.·-_ Hundreds reixirt Itici' were fiavcd rrtmi e\t«n?1veoiicnit!oi», r.wni a l E n t o a t 1're- ncnpdnn No. (,i, nulntxjifiiMvc uractJcIur iihyi- clsn-arontnilA.Pnctor-sCHiIdcrUKKwIlTiilKT.i- liire OQ irc-itracut ro^orHMl rwultful/or :»i yenr.i. Money bad; ^arantoc plan, Write Home Urnc Co. 1S*:i7,N. 4 t h Si., M i n n e a p o l i s , Minn. OH tale hi Michael's, HUM table'* and o tiler CHARLES CITY NEWS Washington Birthday Observances Held at Many Club Sessions CHARLES CITY--Washington's birthday was observed at a number of affairs Monday. At the Kotary luncheon Monday noon in the St. Charles hotel H. L. Lockwood gave a sketch of Washington's life and told of many interesting incidents relative to the struggles of .establishing the government of the United Stales. Monday evening Alden Sears chapter of the D. A. R. gave a party for guests at the Anderson tea room. This is an annual affair and Mrs. W. R. McCray, regent, presided at the meeting which included a patriotic program. The St. Charles Women's club held its regular meeting at the home of Miss Mabel Riddle. The event had special significance as it was the farewell meeting of the vice president, Mrs. W. H. Heineman, and the birthday anniversary of the president, Miss Augusta Clemens, who is'a chartermem- ber of the club. Both officers were presented with gifts and the hostess carried out a patriotic motif in the refreshments. · Miss Leone Smiley had charge of the program which centered on the topic of current literary tendencies. Other regular club ' meetings Monday were the meeting of the "As You Like II" club at the home of Mrs. A. F. Kober, contract bridge club meeting at the home of Miss Vei-a Fluent with Miss Alice Burton assisting hostess and U. C. T. auxiliary meeting at the home ol Mrs. B. M. Feeney. Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY -- The first round of the state declamatory contest scheduled for Monday night has been poslponcd unlil Thursday night, Feb. 25. R. E. Martin was fined $25 and costs on the charge of reckless driving by Justice John McGeeney, It is claimed he was speeding behind a fire truck. He paid S5 of the fine and the remainder was suspended on good behavior provided he does not drive .his ear for 30 days. Irma Todcl had a major operation in the Cedar Valley hospital Monday. · Mr. and Mrs. Glen · Ortmeyev arc parents of a son born Sunday in the Cedar Valley hospital. Funeral services for Orrin Vance will be held Wednesday at 2 p. m.. in the Mauser funeral home with the Rev. W. F. Belling officiating and burial will be in the F.loyd. cemetery.' · _ - · . , / : . . . · , . . . : . Garland Fitzpatrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Fitzpatrick, has been promoted in the sheet metal department of the Lockheed Aircraft, corporation, Burbank, Cal. He is a graduate of the local high school and the Park College uf Aeronautics, St. Louis, Mo. He has been with the Lockheed corporation about three years. A large number of week-end visitors were not able to return home when they planned on account of the storm. More than a half dozen shoppers hao; to stay in Mason City over Sunday and did not reach home until Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Dinkel returned from Rochester, Minn, where Mrs. Dinkel has been several weeks recovering from an operation. They arived home just before the storm. Visitors at Cedai Rapids, Waterloo and Minneapolis were delayed. Articles Worn at Rites for Lincoln Given to W. R. C. at Charles City CHARLES CITY--The Women's Relief Corps was presented black and white stripes of silk worn by a military escort'at the funeral of Abraham Lincoln at the regulai meeting in the G. A. R. hall when the regular guest day was held Mrs. Lida Herrling presented the relic in behalf ot a woman 84 years old living in Florida. iThe silk pieces were worn by W. R. Rolls, a member of the cavalry escort at the burial of President Lincoln. The program at the meeting included a talk by Mrs. Frances Kendall Byei-s, librarian, music and play by several high school students, spelling contesl and display of relics. . Given 50 Year Jewel. CHARLES CITY--L. H. Henry was presented a 50 year jewel in honor of his 56 year membership in the Knights of Pythias at the anniversary banquet Friday night in the St. Charles hotel. L. H. Maeby, past chancellor commander, reviewed the history of the lodge and made the presentation speech. Places were arranged tor 137! persons. Feed Demand Noted in Sale at Garner GARNER--Mrs. Lucy Morten's sale of livestock, feed and. farm equipment held at the old G. P. Morten farm southwest ot Garner, brought good prices. The demand mostly was lor feed, with alfalfa liay bringing $18 a ton and straw $3 a ton. Cows of average quality sold from $40 to $60. Ben V. Greiman recently purchased the 160 acre farm from Charles F. Morten, Hancock county engineer, for which he paid $75 an acre. The farm adjoins Mr. Greiman's large farm and he will work the newly acquired tract in conjunction with it. The late G. P. Merten purchased the farm in 1877 for which he paid $B an acre. Mrs. Lucy .-Morten will-live in-the house on the farm- Daughter is Born. LUVERNE--Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Jackson, a bahy girl, Saturday morning. This is their first child. Old-Time Taste- chlitz in ?? Steinies" Fo . OR the delicious, old-time taste that recalls bygone days and rich mellow beer in deep, cool alone steins . .. taste Schlilz in "Steinie" Brown Bottles. flavor once... and you will demand it nlwnys. Schlitz in "Sleinie" Brown Botllea ... in familiar Tall Brown Rollins... or Cap-Scaled Cans, brings you beer at ils best with added health benefits of Sunshine Vitamin D. Schlitz "Slcinic" Brown Baltics ara compacl--lighlinwcighl--casyLocarry --lake lass space in your refrigerator. Contents same as regular bottle. You don't have to cultivate a taste for Schlits.. .you will like it on first acquaintance . . . and ever after. JOS. SCHLITZ BREWING COMPANY. MILWAUKEE, WIS. Schlitz brings you the full, satisfying goodness of rich m a l t . . . a n d the world's finest hopg . . . brewed to ripe, mellow perfection, winter or summer, under Precise Enzyme Control. Enjoy that real old-time 'FIVE Set of "Human Volumes" to Be Broken April First Harlan to Retire After 29* Years as Head of Iowa History Bureau. Iowa Daily Press Bureau. DES MOINES--When, his successor comes to take the office keys from Iowa Curator Edgar R. Harlan April 1, a set or literally human volumes of Iowa history will be broken. Harlan will be replaced on that date by O. E. Klingman of Davenport after 20 years as director of the historical, memorial and art department of Iowa. Whether the other "human volumes" of the department are to continue as employes has not yet been revealed. Douglas Miller, 75, is one of the many "reference works" Harlan has used on the historical department staff down through the years. Miller, a Negro, was born in slavery down in Missouri. On the department payroll he is listed as a janitor. He keeps things in order in the archives division, the World war room and in other parts of. the museum. It's What He Knows. But it's what he knows, not so much what he does now, that has proved of inestimable value to the curator in the latter's ceaseless seurchings of the events of Iowa's past. Miller was the head waiter of Des Moines' two largest hotels for 30 years before, during and after the gay 90's. Speaker J. B. Henderson, Senator Allison, Bob Cousins, many another great name of Iowa history are not schoolbook characters to this janitor. He knew them all, personally and intimately. In fact, when his hotel service days had ended, Senator A. B. Cummins helped get him a job as governor's messenger under Governor Clarke. He continued in that position for 12 years, also serving under Governors Harding and Kendall. Jonas Poweshielc, a fullblooded Mesquakie Indian from Tama, is another janitor whom Harlan literally has asked thousands of Questions in the curator's intensive studies of the redman's culture. Poweshiek, who has dusted and mopped in the historical building for 12 years, is one of four of the Tama Mesquakie tribe with a World war record. So great is the curator's lailh in Poweshieic thai the Indian is left in charge of the priceless museum collection over every week-end. 78 Years Old. Down in the cellar of the building sits. David C. Mott, associate editor of the Iowa Annals, historical publication, and secretary o£ the Pioneer Lawmakers association.-Mott, .who. JS 79 years o'Jd, is the father of Frank'L. Mott, a'i-' rector of the school of journalism at the University of Iowa. An oldtime newspaperman, the Annals editor has been working with Harlan for 18 years. Before that he served nearly nine years as a member of the state board of parole. His record also includes two terms in the general assembly, in 1904 and 19DR. Moll's newspaper experiences include ownership of papers in four Iowa towns between 1B38 and 1907. He operated papers in What Cheer, Tipton, Audubon and Marengo, "It was on the Marengo Republican that Frank learned lo set type when he was 10 years old," Mott recalled. In Charge of Records. Upstairs in the archives is Cassius C. Stiles, who has been in charge of that elaborate division of records since 1908. In fact, Stiles and his assistant, Mrs. Helen R. Wharton, have a virtual monopoly of knowledge on how the department operates since they have been running the division from the time it was organized on its present basis. Stiles, 7G years old, has 13,000,000 documents under his jurisdiction, in addition to 40,000 bound records. Stiles' introductory note to his archives manual con- lains in one sentence his justification for his department. "The history nf a semi-civilized barbarous nation is handed flown from one generation to another in the form of tradition," ho wrote. "We realize how absolutely unreliable the latter method is and t h e . importance of preserving reliable and perfectly authentic history." More than 10,000 requests of certified copies of records are made upon the archives division a year. Birth and death certificates are most commonly sought. Requests come in from all over the United States and Europe, Stiles said. C'ivll War Veteran. Whenever he wants it done, urator Harlan can have the bat- lies of Chickamaugua, Lookout M o u n t a i n and Missionary Ridge fought oil over again. John F. Merriam, 82, and a Civil war veteran, is one of the department's suarcls. The old fishier served the iast two years of the war under ; eiiera) Thomas. He has been associated with Harlan for the last Ifl years, has lived in Iowa since ie was discharged from the army shortly after the Civil war ended. Few persons know the meaning of the word "curator." Life hurries on at too speedy a pace to bother much about those men who try to keep an accurate and complete record of current and )ast events. Generally speaking. :he curator collects the data of Iowa history. He is interested not only in books and public documents--he also collects bits of life like the household effects and papers of Iowa's great mili- ary and political figures, the covered wagon and the plow of the Monecr. every conceivable phase of the life of the Indian, even one t those contraptions called automobiles which forced the lown egislatiye fathers to pass a law prohibiting the operations of s.uch ] ' ' · · ' · · · , ' . ^ / vehicles at a vale to exceed one mile in six minutes. More Than Double. In Harlaii's term, the size of the historical collection has much more than doubled, according to some estimates. While it is rather futile to place a cash value on much of the material, it has been said the total worth is at least 55,000,000. As curator Harlan is caretaker of the private lives and reputations of Iowa's great men and women of the past. Under his lock and key are the papers of many of the great names of Iowa history. You can see some of these papers--if you agree to his conditions. First, he wants to know why you want to see them. Secondly, if the papers are made available, the curator will require that any article written for publication must be submitted to him before the printer sees it. Such articles are checked with care against the original papers. If Harlan finds any inaccuracies, he insists that corrections be made. As curator he is custodian with a sacred duty, he says, that of protecting the private lives-of great men after death. Romance Not Lost, A streetcar conductor a f t e r some time in service gets tired of collecting nickels nnd dimes and ringing the bell. The romance of selling butter by the pound palls for the grocer, and life becomes routine to most men, whether they remove appendices for a living, argue lawsuits or till the soil. Tens of thousands of historical items have poured in on Harlan since he became curator. Often he has had no place to put highly valuable contributions into the display space they deserve. But not many months ago a visitor called to see the curator. After some difficulty he found the curator standing silently in one of the department rooms. The silence was the silence of awe. Glittering objects filled the table before him. "Here is a new gift to the de- Mary's Third Here Is a new photo of Manuel Del Campo, hanCSome yoiuiff Mexican aristocrat, who eloped (o Yuma, Ariz., with IMary Aslor, screen actress. Del Campo wants to bt on actor, lie is Miss Aslor's third husband. partment," he explained reverently. "The silverware o£ Gen. Granville Dodge." Hansel! Boy, Scarlet Fever Victim, Buried HAMPTON -- Funeral services for Charles Kellison, 5, son o£ Mr. and Mrs. Latie Kellison southeast of Hansell, were held at the home of his parents Monday afternoon with the Rev. H. Lee Jacobs, pastor of the Hampton Congregational church, in charge. The child died at his home Saturday of scarlet fever. lowan Hangs Herself. DAVENPORT, (/!')--Believed lo have been despondent over poor health, Mrs. Alpha McCoy. 28, ended her life Friday night by hanging herself in the basement of her home. DUNN SPEAKS ON COURT QUESTION Courts Legislate and Also Hesitate to Change to New Conditions, Claim. Much of the controversy over the supreme court issue is due to two reasons, E. G. Dunn, United States district attorney, staled in an address on the North Iowa Forum over KGLO Monday evening. These reasons, he said, arc.' "First, the tendency ol many o£ our courts to practically legislate on propositions before them and this tendency has grown to such an extent that a large measure of the law is the result not of proper legislative enactment by properly qualified bodies but by limitations placed on the common law by certain of our judiciary. Hesitate to Change. "The second condition that is apparent to any fail-minded citizen is the hesitancy of our courts to change established law on a basis at least of equity to permit the remedying of unbearable conditions." In supreme . . . In support of the first proposition Mr. Dunn slated it look four years of civil war to change the Drcd Scott decision handed down by Justice Taney, making three and a half million human beings chattels. Amended Constitution. "Again it was legislated inlo the law that the legislative body was unable to collect an income tax under our constitution ns it then existed," added Mr. Dunn. "And in" order to reach a great part of the property interests of the nation and subject it to n just portion of the 7iation's burden, we were compelled to amend that constitution. Today no one doubts the absolute necessity of that legislation yet a t ' the time it was proposed it was assailed more bitterly than the court plan is today." What he termed the hesitancy of the courts to meet- changing conditions was illustrated by New Deal developments. Results have proved, Mr. Dunn said, the president look the right course in remedying the economic situalion in the country, and "now the courts have said thai the methods by which he took 10 cent corn and made it worth a dollar, $2 hogs and made them worth $10 are contrary to the constitution and the basic law of the land." R. P. dough was scheduled to appear on the North Iowa Forum at 8:05 o'clock Tuesday evening, also speaking on Ihe court issue. lowan Aw.iils Sentence. CARROLL, (/P) -- Lox Connor, BO, of Coon Rapids, was convicted of rape by a district court jury here, and will be sentenced Friday by District Judge P. J. Klinkcr. To Get the Best Cough Remedy, Mix It at Home Quicker Relief, Big Saving. So Easy.'No Cooking. This famous recipe is used by millions of housewives, because there is no other way to obtain such n dependable, effective remedy for coughs tlmt start from colds. It's so easy to m i l -- a child could do It. From any druggist, gel; 2'/. ounces of Pinex, a concentrated coinpouml oE Norwny Pine, famous for i l s effect on thront and bronchial mombrnnrp. Then mate a syrup hy .stirring two cups of granulated sujjar and one cup of water n few moments, until iHs- solrod. It's no trouble nt all, nnd taken but n moment. No cooking needed. Put the I 1 In ex into n pint bottle nnrt add your syrup. This gives you n full pint of cough remedy, far superior to anything you could buy rendy-raade, and you get four times ns much for your money. 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We're proud of those Biiicks, and the way you've taken to them, and we're going to get yours to you as quick as we can.

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