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March 13, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

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MONDAY, MARCH 13, 1939 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ROCK ISLAND R. R. SUED FOR $40,000 AT ALGONA RESULT OF GAR, ROCKET WRECK Fenton Woman Was Killed in Mishap at Hampton in 1938 ALGONA--Three damage suits totaling $40,000 were filed in the Kossulh district court through Attorney Linnau and Lynch ot Algona and D. M. Kelleher of Fort Dodge Saturday against Frank O. Lowden, James E. Garman and Joseph B. Fleming, trustees for the Chicago Rock Island railway company. The plaintiffs, Esther Johnson, Marjorie Johnson and Fred H. Bohn, administrator of the estate of Cora Bohn, seek damages In that amount for injuries and the death o£,Cora Bohn last Oct. 14 when their car was struck by the Socket streamlined train near Hampton. The car was owned by E. K. Johnson and driven by Marjorie Johnson, daughter of the owner. The auto had been driven from Cedar Falls and had traveled on highway 10 from Waverly to the point of the accident. Mrs. Bohn was riding as a guest in the car. She died from injuries suffered in the collision. Bohn seeks $15,000 for the death of his wife and includes hospital and funeral expenses, which the petition points out, that death was caused by the negligent and wrongful acts of the defendants, their servants, y agents and employes. Esther Johnson seeks a like amount and alleges her injuries are permanent and has been dis- Jignred as a result of her injuries. Marjorie Johnson seeks to recover 310,000. She also claims that her injuries and disfigurement are permanent. The plaintiffs are from Fenton. The three petitions are. alike with their nine reasons why the railway company was negligent. The March term of court opens here March 27 with Judge F. C. Davidson of Emmetsburg presiding. G. 0. Heinselman Again Heads Plymouth Creamery 0. K. Storre One of Speakers on Annual Program at Plymouth PLYMOUTH--There were about 300 at the creamery meeting Saturday. G. O. Heinselman was re-elected president. He has been president for 13 years. Lloyd Stevens was chosen vice president; Marion Scarrow, secretary. Those receiving prizes in cream judging were Mrs. Ed Tretten, Mr. Chapin and the Rev. F. M. Garrett and Mrs. George Broderick. Speakers were O. K. Storre, Mason City; C. E. Behnke, Ames; R:- C. Welley and Mr. Weaver. Newly elected directors are L. Peshak, Henry Severson, J. Dvorak. Those who purchased buttermilk were Mr. Emmert, Fred Hunches, P. Peterson. A luncheon was served at noon. G. O. HEINSELMAN Titonka Girl Sees Mrs. Roosevelt in Trip to White House TITONKA--Miss Jean French, one of the oOO students of Stephens college, Columbia, Mo., making a trip to places of interest in the eastern and southeastern sections of the country, writes that on their visit to the White House they saw Mrs. Roosevelt. PRE-GONTEST CONCERT HELD Annual Music Event of Clarion Band Is Given in Auditorium CLARION -- The annual pre- contest band concert was presented Sunday afternoon by the high school band in the junior high auditorium with C. A. Burmeister directing. Soloists were Peggy Newberg, cornet; Paul Cook, trombone; Jim Iliff, tuba; Dick Thompson, baritone; Earl Thompson and Arthur Draheim, Jr., snare drums. · Woodwind quartet, Betty Court, flute; Dorothy Hagen, oboe; Dorothy Drew, clarinet; Betty Lou Wion, horn, and Glennys Fleming, bassoon. Brass sextet included Burton Casebeer, first cornet; Peggy Newberg, second cornet; Janice Grover, horn; Max Sadoff, trombone; Dick Thompson, baritone, and Jim Iliff, tuba. Re-Elect Officers of Liberty Township Cemetery Association LITTLE CEDAR -- The annual meeting o£ the Liberty township Cemetery association was held at the home of the president, Mrs. Mary L. Elliott Wednesday evening. All officers were re-elected for the coming year. Mrs. Elliott, president, Fred Hill, secretary and Mrs. Hugh Babcock, treasurer. Hugh Babcock was elected trustee for a three year term beginning March 1. THOMPSON, 87, IS INTERRED Services in Osage Funeral Home for Native of Denmark MITCHELL -- Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Champion Funeral home at Osage for Chris Thompson, 87, who died at his home here March 10 of the infirmities, of old age. Mr. Thompson was born in Jutland, Denmark, and came to America in 1870 at the age of 18. Mr. and Mrs. Thompson lived in Mitchell county for 59 years. Eight children were born to the Thompsons, two having died in infancy and one son passed away in 1922. Services were in charge of Mrs. J. H. Baker of Osage and burial was made at the Oak Grove cemetery at Mitchell. Mr. Thompson is survived by his widow and five children; Tom, Mitchell; Mrs. Alfred Messerlie, Indianapolis, Ind.; Andy, McCallsburg; M a m i e , Mitchell, and Chris, Jr., Nevada; also nine grandchildren. Buttermakers' Banquet Is Held in Stacyville Hall Howard Delahoyde One of Speakers Attending Meeting R. K. Bliss Will Receive Award HOWARD DELAHOYDE St. John's Aid of Belmond in Session BELMOND -- The Ladies Aid society o£ the Sti John's Lutheran church met Thursday afternoon at the church parlors. Mrs. George Hoppel was the hostess. Robert Tennyson, 79, Retired Farmer of Clarksville, Dies CLARKSVILLE --Robert Tennyson, 79, retired farmer, died suddenly at his home late Friday afternoon. He is survived by two daughters and one son, Mrs. Polk of Cedar Falls, Mrs. Jess Whiteside o£ Clarksville and Joe Tennyson of Shell Rock, also by six grandchildren and by one great grandchild. Funeral services were held at Unity church near Clarksville at 2 p. m. Sunday and burial was in Lynwood cemetery. who; entertained a number of them at lunch. Miss French also met .Vice President Garner and sat in the galleries of the house and senate, and supreme court while those bodies were in session. They were conducted through the Congressional library, where they saw the written document that gave us our freedom; and then through the Smithsonian Institute, where they saw the "Spirit of St. Louis," with which Lindbergh conquered the Atlantic ocean, and the first "Aeroplane," built by the Wright brothers. From Washington the students proceeded to Mount Vernon and Gettysburg. HERE and THERE Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota At Corpus Christ!, Tex. DOWS--Mr. and Mrs. 'E. C. Burrows returned Thursday eve- Arlon Bogard and family in Portland. Ore. Guest Night Party Held by Script Club LITTLE CEDAR -- A "guest night party" was enjoyed at the local high school Thursday evening by members o£ the Script club and their guests. A "scavenger hunt" provided the evening's entertainment and refreshments were served at the close. CALMAR WOMAN IS DEAD AT 82 Funeral Services for Randi Kittlespy in Lutheran Church CALMAR -- Funeral services were held Monday afternoon for Miss Randi Kittlespy, 82, who died Thursday afternoon at her home after several days' illness of heart disease. She is survived by an adopted daughter, Mrs. Frances Stahle, of Chicago and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. John Stenseth, Calinar; Mrs. J. Onstad, Madison, Wis.; Paul Kittlespy, Decorah: Mrs. L. A. Wangness and S. T. Kittlespy of Calmar. The Rev. H. A. Prues had charge of the services conducted at the Calmar Lutheran church of which she was a member. Interment was made in the Lutheran cemetery. Pallbearers were Kent Larson, Carl Nystrom, Julius Kiel John Wangsness, J. C. Iverson anc Walter Flaskrud. STACYVILLE -- One hundred and sixty-five attended the but- termakers' banquet at Visitation hall Thursday. Ladies Visitation Aid served the dinner. Louis Etlien, buttermaker, introduced Harvey Schmur o£ the Colonial Salt company, as toastmaster. Among the speakers were Martin Fabrieius of Osage; Ray Stor- vick, manager of the Iowa State Brand Creameries; Howard Delahoyde, state dairy inspector and John Brunner of Creamery Package company. Entertainment numbers were: A piano duet by Betty Lou Ethen and Melvin Reading; male quartet, William Koenigs, Leander Schrandt, Leo Simon, Kuno Durbin; tap dances by Quentin Heim. erman; piano solo by Mary Rose. Heimerman; accordion solo by Ces tolzenberg; tunes by the German and. A study session on cream fiav- rs was held at the creamery vith Buttermakers Louis Ethen nd Dairy Extension men, R. C. Veaver and Carl Medin. Ole Wilson Dies Near Lime Springs LIME SPRINGS--Ole K. Wilson, retired farmer, died at his home north of town following a stroke. The funeral will be held at Saeterdahl church. Three sons survive. Father-Son Banquet Planned on Tuesday GOLDFIELD -- The annual Father-Son banquet sponsored by the Methodist church will be held at the church parlors on Tuesday evening. The Rev. H. J. Bane o£ Kanawha has been obtained as the 1 speaker of the evening. C. D. H.S. Bridge Club Has Meeting KANAWHA--The C. D. H. S. Bridge club met Friday evening at the home of Mrs.. Herschel Morris. Mrs. Orville Wicks received high score and Mrs. Raymond Davidson received the traveling prize. The next meeting will be held at the home of Miss Helen Munson. AID WILL MEET RUDD--Mrs. Myra Sanders and her circle members will entertain the Ladies' Aid Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. H. O. Braham. ning from Corpus Christi, Tex., after spending the winter there. Visit at Waterloo GOODELL--Mrs. L. W. Wesenberg, Mrs. D. M. Conlan, Miss Eunice Wesenberg and Ernest Kurtz of Garner and Mrs. Naida Mathis o£ Charles City were at Waterloo Thursday. They also visited at the home of Miss Loraine Arnholt in New Hampton. Sec Basketball Games ROCK FALLS--R. V. Wilkins o n , Leston Martens, Harold Brown, David Edgar and Glenn Brown drove to Cedar Falls Thursday evening to see the boys sectional basketball tournament. Attend Tournament LONEROCK--Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Blancbard, daughter, Doris Mae and Louise Genrich, left Friday , morning for Des Moines where they attended the girls' basketball state tournament. They will return Sunday. To Move Building BURT--The Burt Mattress company has purchased the lot south of Smith's department store and will move the building in which they are located to there soon. They also plan to build on a display room. Owners of the company are P. L. and Laurence Stainbrook. Visit With Patient GOODELI--Mr. and Mrs. Amos Hansen returned from Iowa City where they visited her brother, H. O. Sandberg of Iowa Falls who is in a hospital receiving medical attention. Return to Columbia, Mo. KANAWHA -- Mrs. Malcolm Carr and son Philip have returned to their home at Columbia, Mo., following a visit of several weeks at the home of Mrs. Carr's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mulholland and sisters, Mrs. Cleone Wigdon of Britt and Mrs. Melvin Severson of Kanawha. On Business Trip RAKE--Ole Hove and Robert Kissel left Friday for St. Paul on a business trip. Parents of Girl JOICE--Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Brunsvold are parents of a 10 Bay 80 Acre Farm WHITTEMORE--Mr. and Mrs. William Louck purchased the Gus Haack 80 acre farm and will take possession April 10. Ace of Clubs Group Meets at Belmond BELMOND--Mr. and Mrs. Glen McMurray entertained members of the Ace of Clubs at their home Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Hanson were assistant hosts. Couple Near Rock Falls Is Honored ROCK FALLS--Mr. and Mrs Carl Hansen were honored or their silver wedding anniversar; Tuesday. Friends, neighbors am relatives gathered at their farm home. Cards were played for en tertainment. HOLD RITES OF O.F, WEEKS, 73 Retired Photographer at Hampton Survived by Widow and 1 Son HAMPTON -- Funeral services ror O. F. Weeks, 73, well known Hampton resident who died at the Lutheran hospital Thursday as the result of strokes, were held at the Methodist church Monday afternoon with the Rev. W. C. Cleworth in charge and burial at Hampton. Mr. Weeks came to Hampton from St. Paul in 1907 and purchased the photograph studio o: L. H. Carter, which he conductec until his retirement in 1919. He was previously a telegraph operator in Colorado and Salt Lake City, Utah. Surviving are his wife and son, Theodore H. Weeks. His son, George, a highway patrolman, died in November, 1937. 4-H Club Meeting to Be Held on Tuesday STACYVILLE -- Jenkins club will meet with Mrs. Miller Tuesday. 4-H Leo BLISS TO GET RECOGNITION · Extension Service Director at Ames to Receive Honor AMES--R. K. Bliss, director of he loxva State college extension service for the last 24 years, will receive recognition here for distinguished service to agriculture. He will be given a certificate o£ award by Epsilon Sigma Phi, national honorary extension fraternity. Presentation o£ the award will be made during the annual meeting of the Iowa State college chapter in connection with the state extension conference. Bliss is a native lowan, born in Diagonal, and was graduated from Iowa State college in 1905. Before heading the Iowa Extension Service, he was an extension specialist in dairy husbandry and served as head o£ dairy husbandry at the University of Nebraska for two years. Director Bliss has been a strong advocate o£ organization and cooperative effort of farm people He has favored the "whole family" approach to farm problems insisting that the people on the farms are more important than the farms. Under Director Bliss' adminis tration the Iowa extension staff has grown from 57 state and city workers in 1914 to 200 at the present time. Presentation of the award will be made Monday night. FORMER GREENE TEACHER BURIED Mrs. Alma L. Greene Succumbs at Home in New Rochelle, N. Y. GREENE--Funeral services for Mrs. Alma Lyford, Greene, who died at her home at New Rochelle, N. Y., Thursday and whose body arrived at Greene Sunday were held at the C. H. Williams homa Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, by the Rev. Percy Nichels of Central Presbyterian church, Des Moines. She is survived by two children, Lyford of Larchmont, N. Y., and Miss Esther o£ New Rochelle, N. Y. Her husband, Walter Greene, preceded her in death several years ago. Her children accompanied the body to Greene. Mr. Williams is a brother-in-law of Mrs. Greene. , She was formerly a teacher in the local public schools for several years and also in those of Des Moines, and moved to New Rochelle to live with her daughter when her failing health caused her to give up active duties. Pallbearers were Frank Knight, Ernie Hill. Ray Pooley and John Blake of Greene, George Cole of Marble Rock and Frank Henke of Aredale. Burial was in Rose Hill cemetery, Greene, beside her husband. Lenten Services for Rockford, Rudd, Nora Springs, Flood Creek RUDD--This week the Lenten services will be at the M. E. church with the four churches, Ntora Springs, Rockford. Flood Creek and Rudd co-operating. Monday night the Rudd high school band will lead the music with a number o£ pieces followed by a sermon by the Rev. Charles Fort of Rockford. Next week services will be at Rockford. With the exception of Tuesday night, the plan will be the same. Tuesday night services will be omitted. The following week five services will be at Nora Springs. North Carolinan to Give Osage Lecture OSAGE--John S. Sloan of Duke university in North Carolina will present a lecture demonstration of "The Miracle o£ Liquid Air" in the high school auditorium Thursday morning at 8:50 o'clock before pupils from the sixth, seventh, and eighth grades and the high school. T I THE "SHOVE OFF." "Hiking" an ice-boat at 2 ·"· miles a minute is a thrilling and chancy sport. First in line is George J. Seger's Al-ja.Il. He is Commodore of the Lake Hopatcong (N. J.) Ice Yicht Club... has won many titles because of his skill and daring; Street Sale Kensett, Iowa SATURDAY MARCH 18 -- AT 1 P. M. Bring in anything you want to sell. This street sale Is sponsored by the Kensett Commercial club. Terms: 5% of sale price. CARL SHELMO, Auctioneer A. M. EARTH, Clerk ICE-BOAT RACER SAYS: "For smoking · pleasure at its best... Let up_Light up a Camel" O HERE'S THE 'ALVA II, windward runner high' TM in the air, as Segcr races faster than the wind on the starboard tack. "After a race it is sure swell to let up, light up a Camel," says Commodore Segcr. pound girl bom Wednesday at the Kingland hospital in Lake Mills. At Ca?c Tourney HANLONTOWN--Several persons from Hanlontown attended the district basketball tournament at Cedar Falls Wednesday evening. Those going were Mr. and Mrs. B.. Moeller, Jerry and Mrs. Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brunsvold, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kaass, and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Field. Returns From West THOMPSON--VV. G. Ostrander returned here Friday from a winter vacation trip in Washington and California where he has spent the winter visiting his daughter in Naphine. Wash., and with his brother at Ingelwood. Cal. Attend World's Fair CORWITH--Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Bogard returned from a trip to the western coast with a group of employes of the Bankers Life Insurance company. They attended the world's fair at San Francisco and visited Mr. Bogard's brother, . , . . . . ' , . (S , . O LOOK OUT! Ice-boat pilots need the skill and *^ nerves of racing-car drivers. Like those in many other thrilling activities, ice-boat sailors find that Camels never jangle the nerves, Commodore Segcr reports. And they're so mild, taste so good! COSTLIER TOBACCOS --Smoke 6 packs o£ Camels and find out why they are the LARGEST- SELLING CIGARETTE in America 1K3, B. 3. EernchU Tcfcmtto Gcovuj. Wfcatao^tfra, H. O. 4 NOWS THE TIME for a Camel. The race over, Scgcr pushes back his goggles, lets up and lights up. "Camels never tire my taste or jangle my nerves," he says. That goes for Frank Rodccker, champion aquaplaner-Marie McMillin, parachute jumper-Ralph Guldahl, U.S. Open golf champion, and millions of other smokers who also appreciate Camel's extra-mild, costlier tobaccos. See if you, too, don't find more true smoking enjoyment, cigarette for cigarette, in mild, fragrant Camels. Camel... the cigarette of Costlier Tobaccos

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