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February 23, 1937

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

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, .. · ^.,. , - , , , EIGHT MASON GITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 23 M 1937 KRASGHEL CONSIDERS PROGRAM FOR IOWA CENTENNIAL VARIED PLANS IN SUGGESTIONS Marking Historic Spots and See State Among Proposals. DES ; MOINES, (/P)--Tentative suggestions for statewide observance next year of Iowa's territbrr ial centennial .were .before Gov. Nelson G. Kraschel Tuesday. Members of the unofficial committee which drafted the tentative program described one of its chief aims as "general publicity of Iowa to the world," and encouraging Iowa towns and cities to hold centennial celebrations, i In a prospectus, the committee suggested that the legislature might provide some financial aid for a central centennial committee which would work with state agencies and local groups in planning the observances. Old Mormon Trail. Among first suggestions were that during the present year historical spots such as the old Mormon trail across Iowa be marked with appropriate monuments, and that the central centennial organization start a program o£ education on Iowa history. A "see .Iowa this year" movement would be inaugurated, committee members said. Other phases of Iowa history since the area became a territory in 1838 would be dramatized in centennial celebrations. "The part that immigrants have played in Iowa should be developed through groups," the tentative proposal said. Part of Immigrants. "For example, the Swedish organizations of the state should develop a statewide program featuring the part that the Swedish immigrants have played in development of the state. Efforts should be made to get the Icing of Sweden to Iowa for a visit. 1 ' At one point the prospectus said local celebrations during at least the first half of 1938 be devoted to pageants in various commuiii- ties. HERE THERE :-: Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota "It might even be possible to stage them in chronological order, beginning first with the visit by Joliet and Marquette, following through the route of Lewis and Clark up the Missouri river, location of various pioneer communities and the development of Iowa history frim then on," it wa suggested. "In every county the living man or woman who has contributed _mpst to the progress of the county should be elected or selected. Then all should be assembled at some spot for recognition." Would Feature Corn. The prospectus suggested that, during the present session, the legislature designate "the correct pronunciation of the word 'Iowa.' " Much of the centennial celebration, "the tentative plan said, "could .be built around Iowa's corn, x x x A corn palace could be built at the state fair containing an exhibit of these corn products, or a portable corn palace might be built on a truck or railroad car to be displayed at the various fair's throughout the statu." Other methods suggested for publicizing the centennial included "the possibility of a special stamp" issue by the postoffice department. ''Connecticut and other states succeeded in securing the minting of special coins," stated. it was Body of I. Z. Hall Is Taken to Eagle Grove EAGLE GROVE-^Funeral services for Ilo Z. Hall, a former resident, who died in Dixon, 111., Saturday, Feb. 20, were held at the Kubitschek and Kastler funeral parlors in Eagle Grove Tuesday, in charge of the Rev. Albert S. Kilbourn or the Congregational church. Burial was made in Rose Hill, cemetery, Eagle Grove. Surviving relatives include Charles Hall, retired Chicago and Northwestern conductor of Eagle Grove, who is an uncle of the deceased. Given Surprise Party. ME SERVE Y--Several of the neighbors of Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Smith, who are moving soon, planned a surprise Thursday evening and came in with refreshments to spend the evening. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hartwig, Mr. and. . Mrs. Frank Nissen, -Virginia and Bud, Mr. and Mrs. Moody- E. Quandt and Sylvia and Arnold Groen. Will Represent Mitchell. OSAGE--Miss Jane Coplerud, daughter o£ Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Goplerud, and a senior in the local high school, has been chosen to represent Mitchell county in the Daughters of the American Revolution state contest to choose a girl for a trip, to Washington in April. Injured in Fall. NEW HAMPTON--Mrs. Osie A. Bullen, 55, suffered a fractured left hip Friday when she fell while crossing a" street at New Hampton. She is in the hospital. James Riha. 21, Hawkey e, suffered a fractured collarbone and right arm when his arm was caught in a corn shredder. He is in/-the New Hampton hospital. Will Be Given Tests. OSA.GE--Free tuberculin tests are to be given to all the Osage school children beginning Tuesday at the high school building. Funds from the sale of the Christmas seals make these tests possible Dr. Merrill Eiel, president of the Mitchell County Medical association will have charge of the tests assisted by a registered nurse from the state tuberculosis association The tests are available to any adult who wishes them. 520,000 in Livestock Sold. GARNER -- Twenty thousand dollars' worth of livestock was sold Thursday at the Garner sales pavilion. Cattle, hogs and sheep brought good prices with yearling cattle, stockers and feeders in good demand. Better road conditions brought many buyers here from a distance as well as farmers from a large territory. Sprinff Vacation Dates Set. ALGONA--The annual spring vacation dates for all three public schools here has been set, beginning March 26 and ending April 5. Died Following Fall. CLARKSVILLE--Mrs. George Brown was called to Dubuque Friday by the death of her sister, Mrs. Julia Nading, which occurred Thursday night from the effects of a fall downstairs. Funeral and burial took place at their old home town, Edgewood, Saturday afternoon. Honored at Shower. LIME SPRINGS--Miss Amber Halweg entertained at a parcel shower at her home Saturday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Elwyn Jones, formerly lona Kaplcn, a classmate of Miss Halweg's. Hostess to Circle. MANLY--Mrs. William Durver entertained Mrs. Schaeffer's circle at her home Friday evening. Homo From Clinton. SWALEDALE -- Chris Ytzen, who has been employed in Clinton by the Northwestern Railroad company the past two months, has returned home. Given Farewell Party. HUTCH1NS--As a courtesy to the Henry Smidt family, who are moving March 1 to New RichlancT, Minn., the Ever-ready club sponsored a gathering of friends and relatives at the Smidt home Friday evening. Get High Prizes. BRITT--The American Legion auxiliary entertained the -American Legion at a card party at the Entertain at Farewell Party. ROCK FALLS--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wegener entertained a number of friends and neighbors to a farewell party for Mr. and Mrs. William Nickerson, who are moving from this vicinity March 1. MEMO 5 7S LARGE LIGHT ROOMS AND PROMPT SERVICE ASSURE YOU FULLEST ENJOYMENT AT THE H D T E L fllONTROSE Memorial hall. Both 500 and bridge were played and high prizes were won by Mrs. George Baldwin, ' Mrs. Elmer Sheets, August Snath and Emmet Sheets. Mrs. John Pritchard won the door . prize. 1 Win ill Declam Contest. KANAWHA -- The Kanawha high school declamatory contest was held Friday evening at the high school auditorium. The following got first place:" Bernard Erickson in oratorical, Helen Lein in dramatic and Viva Munson in humorous. Those who were given second were Doyce Friedon in oratorical, Betty Freerksen in dramatic and Warren Olson in humorous. Winners will compete in the contest held at Belmond Wednesday, Feb. 24. Visitor From Sheldon. LONEROCK -- Margaret Freer of Sheldon spent from .Wednesday evening until Friday evening with her sister, Eva, an instructor in the local schools here. Both went to Sheldon for the week-end, the latter returning. Will Meet Tuesday. SWEA CITY--A meeting of the Swea township Farm' Bureau will be held at the community hall Tuesday night. Speakers · on the program will be George Blake, county president, Mrs. R. Miller, 4-H club leader, H. M. Brown, county agent and M. L. Johnson. Home From Des IHotnes. KANAWHA--Mr, and Mrs. G. E. Johnson returned Friday from Des Moines where they had attended a pharmaceutical meeting. Mr. Johnson is a representative ol the Iowa state-legislature at Des Moines. Home From West. THOMPSON -- Mr. and Mrs. Erick Gardalen returned home Saturday from a six weeks' visit with Mrs. Gardelan's sister, Mr. and Mrs. M. N. Kolen at SHvcrton, Ore. They also visited their daughter and family, Mrs. E. A. Badglcy at Riverside, Cal. Know Your State A Foct a Day About lowoyl William F. Hehn, Lakefield, Minn., until recently cow tester with the Dickinson-Clay association in northern Iowa, holds the distinction of having proved more herd bulls in 1936 than any other tester in the United States. Celebrate 42nfl Anniversary. HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. R. Jesse were pleasantly surprised Friday when many came to congratulate 'them on their forty-second wedding anniversary. Theii children are George Jesse, Ernest Jesse and their wives, of Corwith; Mesdames Herman Neuhring and Ted Wetland and their husbands of Britt. Discuss Mounted Police. BELMOND--Mrs. George Eldei entertained members o£ the Progress club Tuesday afternoon. The lesson, "Mounted Police of Canada," was discussed by Mrs. Vida Stebbletun. Home for Vacation. CALMAR--Herbert Bradbcrry, a student at the University of Minnesota, arrived home Friday evening for a week's vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bradberry and family. . Daughter Is Born. CALMAR--Mr. .and Mrs. E ward Huber are parents of a girl weighing 7 pounds, born to them Saturday morning at their home here. Are Parents of Son. ROCKWELL--A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Sturges Monday morning. Entertain at Cards. ROCK FALLS--Mr. and Mrs. Dick Luecht of Mason City entertained at 11 tables of cards at the home of Mrs. Luecht's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Christiansen, living south of town. Flames are Extinguished. ROCKWELL--Fire broke out at the Vern Hathaway home Saturday evening, but the flames were quickly extinguished on arrival of the fire company. Visits in Minnesota. L O N E R O C K -- M r s . William Leeper left Friday for Hill City, Minn., to visit her son, Glen Leeper, and family. Their daughter, Marlene, is ill with flu and complications. Acklcy Again Manager. MARBLE ROCK -- Ashbury Ackley was re-elected manager oE :he Farmers' Elevator company at a special meeting of the board of directors held in the town hall Saturday afternoon. Clifford Hit- :er was reappointed assistant to he manager. Visit Son in Hospital. PLYMOUTH--Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Ureiin drove to Minneapolis Saturday .-to 'see .their' son, Df. B. M. Urenn, .who is ill in a hospital. Called to Springfield. PLYMOUTH -- Ed ward Faktor left Saturday for Springfield, Mo., called by the serious illness.of his wife, who was there visiting relatives. He lost all his household goods by fire about a week ago. 75 Per Cent Attendance. NORA SPRINGS--About 75 per cent of the'high- school students were in attendance Monday though t h e - attendance in the grades.was greater. Only a few of. the high school students from the" country could get iri. Most of those who did walked in. Moving to Manly. LAKOTA--- The Presbyterian Women's Bible class held a farewell party for Mrs. Henry Hassebrock .at the home .of Mrs. J. A. Bargsr. Mrs. Hassebrock w a s presented a picture as a parting gift. The young people's Endeavor society also held a party for Deloris and .Kenneth Hassebrock at the church basement. The Hassebrock family are moving to a farm near Manly. Mrs. Brom President. CALMAR--At a special meeting of the Catholic Ladies' Aid society, the following officers were elected: President, Mrs. Joseph Brom; vice president, Mrs. Peter Graf; secretary, Mrs. Philip Gerleman; treasurer, Mrs. Frank Uher. Jr. Consider Services of Nurse. DECORAH--The services of full time county nurse are being considered by the board of education, the Child Study club and other local organizations interested in the welfare o£ children. Federal funds would be available for half the expense and it is possible that the remaining half can be met some other way. Visits at Cedar Rapids. PLYMOUTH--A. P. Graves left Saturday .for Cedar Rapids where he will visit relatives. He will also visit in Des Moines before returning to his home. Leaves for Florida. GARNER--Horace Merten left Saturday night for Miami, Fla., where he plans to be for an indefinite time. He had been here since the death of his brother, Clarence, three months ago. Pioneer Resident III. LUVERNE--Fred Legler, pioneer of Luverne, is seriously ill at his home here, suffering heart trouble. He. is 81 years of age and a week ago suffered a serious heart attack. Mabel Chambers, R. N., arid Joan Currans, R. N., both of ?ort Dodge, are caring ' egler. Mr. Inland Head Robert .R. O'Brien,· business manager of The -Council Bluffs Nonpareil, was elected president of the Inland Daily Press association at Chicago. He succeeds J. S. Gray of the Monroe, Mich., News, who becomes chairman of the board of directors. George Thayer of the Marslialltown Times-Republican was elected vice president for Iowa. The association, made up of small-city daily newspapers in the territory between Ohio and California, is the largest organization of its kind. Northwood Declam Will Be Wednesday NORTHWOOD--The home declamatory contest for the Northwood high school will be held in the new high school auditorium Wednesday evening. Those who will take part are: Oratorical class--Roland Gullickson, .Max Larson, Lewis Mellem, Merle Nelson. Dramatic c 1 a s s--I v a N e 11 Burtness, Rebecca Hanson, Phyllis Harmon, Wilma Nielandt, Janice Ranum, Betty Eeeves. Humorous class--Walton Beach, Blanche Johnson, Lucille Knutson, Douglass Warner. The Worth county declamatory contest will be held Thursday evening, Feb. 25, at Manly with Northwood, Manly, Grafton and Fertile participating. Champions Arrive Home. PLYMOUTH -- There was no school here Monday because of blocked roads. The basketball team, Cerro Gordo champions, and the fans who went to ilie Thornton tournament Saturday followed the snow plow home Sunday and some of the children who could not get home have been staying with friends since. FARM INSTITUTE WILL BE HELD Plymouth Exhibits to Be on Display Thursday and Friday. PLYMOUTH--A farmers' institute will be held at Plymouth Feb. 25 and 26. Entries must be in before Thursday noon and may consist o£ a wide variety of field crops, canned and baked goods. Fancy work, quilted quilts, crocheted and knit rugs. Mrs. Bbuck of Mason City and Harlan Geiger, county agent of Mitchell county, will be the exhibit judges. 10 Plows Are Clearing Highways in Hancock GARNER--Ten Hancock county snow plows have been in operation since early Monday. Three o£ the plows equipped with lights are running day and night with two shifts. Plows will not penetrate some of the solid packed drifts which are being shoveled by hand. County Engineer Charles F. Merten said it would take three or four days of steady'. work to open all county roads, if drifting subsides. Some rural schools in the county were closed Monday because of drifted roads. 150 From Out of Town Will Go to Swea City SWEA CITY--More than 150 from out of town had made reservations for a dinner and mass meeting to be held at Swea City Tuesday night to protest the Iowa retail sales tax. It has been claimed the tax puts Iowa merchants at a disadvantage in competing · with their Minnesota neighbors. P. R. Jacobson of Mason City, secretary of the Iowa Retail Hardware association, will be the main speaker. Waldorf Concert at Britt Is Postponed , BRITT--The Waldorf college a cappella choir of Forest City was scheduled to appear in a concert in Britt and Woden last Sunday, but could not get to.those places because of blocked roads. The choir is to appear ' next Sunday evening at 8 in the Britt public school auditorium. No admission will be charged, but a silver offering will be taken. Entertains at Birthday. HOCK FALLS--Mr. and Mrs. I. Koci entertained at a birthday party at their home Friday evening. BOY BUILDS PLOW WITH ENGINE FOR- CLEARING WALKS DECORAH--Ward Lee, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ward Lee of Decorah, constructed a small snowplow which he uses to clean the walks in front of his home. It is driven by a gasoline motor, formerly used on a washing machine. Last'summer Ward rode through the streets of Decorah on a scooter-bike, which" he constructed h i m s e l f . ' H e was able to go 15 miles an hour on the' scooter. Ward's father is a mechanic. Olson Again manager. KANAWHA -- The a n n u a l meeting of the directors of the Kanawha Co-operative creamery was held and the following em- ployes re-hired: Mai-sin Olson, manager; Klaas Pruisman, first assistant, and V. A. Blomgren, secretary. Tobe Deibler was hired to fill the vacancy made by the death of Edmund Osby, who for the past two years was second assistant. R.R. ENGINEER DIES ON TRAIN Hilton, 53,. Succumbs to Heart Attack While on Switch Engine. CLARION--Joe Hilton, 53, engineer on the Chicago Great Western railroad, died from heart disease Monday noon, while operating a switch engine at Hayfield, Minn. Surviving are his wife and two children, Dorothy and Harold. Funeral arrangements have not yet been-made. Gets Verdict of S15. : EAGLE GROVE--In a damage suit held in Justice S. H. Williamson's court at the city hall Monday, E. H. McCormick, Troy township farmer, claimed damages to the amount of $25, because his car being backed into by the car of FoiTest Fromm. A jury returned a verdict of S15 in favor of the plaintiff. Let Us Tell You and You Won*t Have to Tell the Judge TET us accurately test your lights on the new Gafcle AJ Headlamp Tester; The inspection is FREE and » report card from the machine is gwen to you; Night driving can be ^pleasure. End the danger sad strata of driving with poor lights--drive in today! HEADLIGHT ANALYSIS Central Auto Electric Co. 25 Ficst Street S. W. Phone "I'M A SECRETARY," says Joselju Libby, "and I often cat in a hurry. When I enjoy Camels with my food I feel on top of the world." "I WANT A CIGARETTE that doesn't jangle my nerves," says master welder Dan Rafferty. "And Camels don't. Camels are mild!" THE CHAMPION CIRL bronco-buster and rodeo star, RoseDai'is, says: "The Camels I smoke with my meals and after are most enjoyable," "MARK ME DOWN as a man ·who appreciates how mild and tasty Camels are," says all-events bowling cham- lion, Johnny Murphy, N'TL OUTBOARD MOTORBOAT C H A M P I O N , Fred Jacoby, Jr. "My condition is important JTfiat's why Came! is my cigarette," says Fred. JIMMIE FOXX slugging first baseman of the Boston Red Sox says: "T STICK by Camels and Camels J_ stick by me. Camels set me right. I smoke Camels for their refreshing 'lift,' and.for the aid they give my digestion. Camels help me feel my food agrees 'with me." At mealtimes Camels are aa aid to digestion--speeding up the flow of digestive fluids -- increasing alkalinity--bringing a sense of well- being. Steady smokers prefer Camels. They' are so mild! CHIEF E N G I N E E R * George], Buckingham stows up with Camels before clearing port. He says: "It's a strain 'keeping machinery tinder control. Camels help ease the tension." G O I N G DOWN the compression locks. Sidney S. Wctzel, tunnel engineer says: "My work involves danger. But Camels don't frazzle my nerves." THE LIGHTNING SWORD PLAY of Bth'tfe Tuscan, fencing instructor, is faster than the eye. He says: "I welcomethe'lift'in energy I get with a Camel."

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