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Friday, April 13, 1934
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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE 'APRIL 13 1934 SOUTHGATE, MODERATOR OF MITCHELL ASSOCIATION, DIES WAS PASTOR OF CHURCH IN BRITT Succumbs at Rochester; Was Well Known in North Iowa Circles. BRTTT, April 13.--The Rev. B. M Southgate, moderator of the Mit chell association of Congregational churches, died late Thursday in a hospital at Rochester, Minn. Mr. Southgate, who was 67 years of age, had been prominent .in North Iowa church work for several years. In the forepart of the week Mr. Southgate suffered a stroke of paralysis and on Tuesday he was taken to Rochester. The body was to be brought · here Friday afternoon for funeral services and burial. Mr. Southgate was pastor of the Congregational church at Algeria for six years before coming to Britt, where he had been Congregational pastor nine years. Surviving are his wife, three daughters, Miss Priscffla Southgate, teacher at Eveleth, Minn., Mrs. Dorothy Thorpe of Washington state, Mrs. C. D. Hurnst of Algona; two sons, Robert Southgate of Detroit, Mich., and Dr. Paul Southgate, physician in California; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Bartholomew and Miss Helen Southgate, both of Michigan City, Ind., five grandsons and two granddaughters. 1 Funeral arrangements had not been made here, pending the arrival of his wife 1 with the body from Rochester. Novel Program Is Given by Thompson Study Club THOMPSON, April 13.--Members of the Thompson Study club Tuesday night sponsored a "Trip Around the World" program. Five homes were decorated to represent the countries of Japan, India, Holland, Norway and Hawaii. At each home a. program was given and refreshments characteristic of the country were served by members of the committee. Irl Trevitt, Rockford, Injured While at Work ROCKFORD, April 13.--Irl Trevitt, farmer living west .of town, received a severe hand injury while - working in the field with his tractor. A large stone was picked up on the lugs and caught in the fender 'guard, catching his hand between this guard and the stealing gear and cracking the bone in the right hand. Guy Wilbern dropped a large . butter tub on his finger, injuring the tip ; of one .finger severely at the local creamery, Aplington Choir Heard. BRISTOW, April 13.--The church choir from Aplington gave an Easter' cantata at the German Reform, church here, Tuesday night, Harry L. Proctor of Hampton Dies; Rites to Be Held Saturday HAMPTON, April 13.--Harry L. Proctor died at the home of his brother here Wednesday afternoon after an extended illness. He was born at Shellsburg, Wis., Nov. 3, 1870, but made his home in Hampton since a small boy. He was married Feb. 10, 1897, to Eleanor Argent, who survives him. Mr. Proctor served as county clerk of Franklin county two terms, also as city marshal and deputy sheriff several years. Besides the widow, Mr. Proctor is survived by nine children, Mrs. Margaret Borcherding and Allan, Hampton; Ralph, Hugh, Helen, Janet, Santa Monica, Cal.; G. K., Banning, Cal.; Clifford, Wenatchee, Wash., and H. E., San Diego, Cal. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Congregational church and will be conducted by the Rev. H. I/. Michael. Burial will be made in the Hampton cemetery. HANCOCK CLUBS PLAN MEETING Federated Convention to Be Held Next Thursday at Britt. BRITT, April 13.--The Federated cluba of Hancock county will hold their annual convention Thursday, April 19 at the Methodist church. The morning will be taken up by reports of the clubs represented and a luncheon will be served at noon. Mrs. Max Mayer of Des Moines will be the speaker of the day. She is known over the state for her outstanding club work and in 1932 was the winner of the community service award. Mrs. Clayton Phillips of Livermore,' eighth district director,- will also appear on the program. The program is in charge of the county ihairman, Mrs. Cecil Lewis of Britt. Swaledale Man Hurt When Team Runs Away SWALEDALE, April 13.--Charles Enge, 57, suffered several broken ribs and other injuries Wednesday when his team ran away and the pulverizer ran over him He was taken to Mercy hospital, Mason City, for treatment. i All Teachers at Coulter Are Re-Elected by Board COULTER, April 13.--At a meeting of the board of education the superintendent, F. B. Elledge, and the teachers were re-elected for another year. Mr. Elledge completed 10 years of school work in Coulter. H E R E A N D T H E R E ,, ,, * * » * * * * * * * * » » * * * Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Offices Are Moved. BRITT--Dr. B. F. Denney and Dr. R. W. Frush who have had their respective offices over the Batsford Drug store are moving into the Vallier building. This is a ground floor location. Visits In West IJberty. RUDD--Kathleen Parker will visit for several weeks at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Lloyd Dannenberger, at West Liberty. Work at Albert Lea. ALEXANDER--Mr. and Mrs. B. Clary left for Albert Lea Minn., where they were called .to do work for the Great Lake pipe line company. Club Elects Officers. ELMA--The Tomorrow's club met at the home of Clara Diekmann. Officers elected were: President, Clara Diekmann; vice president, Marjorie Schroeder; secretary, Mayre Murray; treasurer, Verona Frank. Final Dance Held. MANLY--The Midnight Dance club held its last dance of the season at the I. 0. O. F. hall Tuesday evening. Guests were present from Kensett, Grafton, Mason City and Manly. P. T. A. Session Held. ROCK FALLS--The April meeting of the Ladie Aid was held at the schoolhouse. Thursday evening with Mrs. R. V. Wilkinson and her committee in charge. Born at Lake Mills. LAKE MILLS--Mr. and -Mrs. Joe Peterson are parents of a boy born Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Nieman Quisling are parents of a girl born Tuesday. Home From Corthage, HI. VENTURA--Forrest Lbwdin returned to his home after a three month's visit with relatives at Corthage, HI. Guests From Webster City, MANLY--Mrs. J. V. Kearns of Webster City arrived yesterday for a visit with her daughter, Mrs. W. J. Mitchell and family. Benefit Party Held. BRITT--An Eastern Star card benefit was held Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Harold Morgan. The hostesses assisting Mrs. Morgan were Mesdames John Hammill, R. H. Miller, and Bert Heimendinger. Record Books Distributed. POPEJOY--M. W. Howell, county agent, had charge of the township meeting held at the schoolhouse Wednesday night at which time each member received a record book and blanks for keeping accounts of all productions and sales. . , Annual Meeting of Club. LAKE MILLS--The Rice Lake Golf and Country club will hold its first annual meeting on Friday evening at the lake. Af.ter supper, the officers for the year will be elected. W. H. Weed is president. TIRED OF MARRIAGE Here Is a new photo of Merry Fahrney Pickering van Etszner, heiress to a Chicago patent medicine fortune, who faces a court battle in Iios Angeles In her suit to have her marriage to Frank van Elszner annulled. Van Eiszner has filed an answer to the suit denying charges that she did not comprehend what she was doing when she married him at Aurora, HI, last November, and that she never lived with him. Tax Collection Greater. NORTHWOOD, April 13.--County Treasurer Louie Mostrom reports tax collections for March 1934 as being nearly $30,000 greater than in March of 1933. Collections this year were $104,000 from the 1933 levy and $9,571 from delinquent taxes of 1932 and prior years. The total of all collections during March of 1933 was $84,000. They couldn't match Hupmobile quality so Hupp matched their price This big four-door Sedan with the beauty of air-line styling--a true Hupmpbik in every respect is priced at ?795. See the big, roomy $795 Hupmobile 4-door Sedan at our showrooms TN THE past few years, many people ·*· who would normally own Huprno- biles--people who appreciate quality, have had to forego fine-car ownership. But now an exciting new automobile has solved their problem overnight! And what's more, this new car is a Hupmobile of thrilling new Aero-dynamic design... in either a big four- door Sedan or a smart Coupe. And it's a car built with absolutely no compromise--none of the usual "skimping" so often found when costs must be kept down. You won't believe your eyes when you see these cars and realize their low list prices. Everything about them has that fine-car quality which you would naturally associate with Hupmobile; And the performance is true Hupmobile performance--but that's too good to describe ... Better drive one yourself and see what we mean. Bring your present car along for an appraisal, Four-door Sedan and 3-pissengcr Coupe... S793 Pricts f.o.b. factory tai »ad special eipiipmcnt «ti» Hupmobile Sales and Service Benefit Party Planned. BRITT--The American Legion auxiliary will hold a bridge benefit at the Memorial hall on Tuesday evening. Taken to Hospital. RUDD--Mrs. Kate Dean was taken to the Cedar Valley hospital Thursday afternoon. She has been ill seven weeks. Are Parents of Son. VENTURA--Mr. and Mrs. Max Dietrich are parents of a boy. Visitors From Texas. ALEXANDER--Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Crain of El Paso, Tex., are visiting Charlie Cross this week. Go to Northfield. MANLY--Dr. and Mrs. S. S. Westly and daughter, Floris, accompanied by Floris' guest, Rose Emma Randies of Quincy, III., drove to Northfield, Minn., Tuesday. Floris and Rose Emma remained there to continue their studies at Carleton college. Goes to Iowa City. GRAFTON--Miss Ida Baumann was taken to Iowa City for medical treatment Wednesday. Taken t« Iowa City. NASHPA--Mrs. Price, who fell from the top of her basement steps, was taken to Iowa City for examination. Has Major Operation. GRAFTON--Mrs. C. F. Christians underwent a major operation at Rochester, Minn. Wednesday. Signers Hold Meeting. GOLDFIELD--A meeting of signers of the Corn-Hog contracts of Liberty township was held at the Memorial hall Wednesday evening with 60 farmers in attendance. Chairman John F. Schepull was in charge. Record books were given out. Leaves for Arkansas. BRITT--Loren Holm left Thursday for the CCC camp at Sheridan. Ark., after a two weeks' visit with his mother and friends here. Returns to Apple River. GARNER--Mrs. Josephine Mullin- Stadel returned Thursday to Apple River, HI., after several days visit with her sister, Mrs. Louise Carr. Leave for Wyoming. CRYSTAL LAKE--Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Seikmeier and daughter, Darlene, who have been to see Mrs. Julius Seikmeier, the former's mother, who is ill, left Tuesday for their home in Cheyenne, Wyo., but plan to return again for a longer stay in the fall. Program Is Presented. CORWITH--Mrs. W. H. Merriam had charge of the program at the Methodist Ladies Aid meeting in the church parlors Wednesday afternoon which consisted of a piano solo by Mrs. G. W. Beacom, recitations by Esther Gruenwald and Beverly Bonnstetter, a vocal trio by Mrs. 0. E. Schaal, Mrs. William Wood and Mrs. J. W. Duckett and a talk on the Farm Bureau lesson, given by Mrs. J. A. Chambers. Given Postnuptial Shower. COULTER--Mrs. E. M. Anderson gave a miscellaneous postnup- :ial shower for Mrs. James Krabbie, recent bride. Sixty were present. Club to Give Play. CRYSTAL LAKE--The Linden Ladies' club met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. William Wooge. Mrs. Roy Wallace, president, presided. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Bartleson when a play will be put on. The charac- ;ers will include: Mrs. Cora Hobbs, Urs. Tena Riggle, Mrs. Fred Mc- rath and Mrs. Carl Lemme. Visitor From Duluth. OSAGE--Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Smith of Duluth are here for a few days' visit with Mr. Smith's sister, Mrs. E. J. Scofield, and family. Has Emergency Operation. COULTER--James Johnson was taken to the Lutheran hospital- at Hampton for an emergency opera- ion for a ruptured gall bladder. Declam Next Wednesday. CRYSTAL LAKE--The junior high declamatory contest will be held Wednesday night in the high school assembly. It had been planned to have a three school contest with Woden and Hayfield, but because of illness in their schools, Woden and Hayfield asked that their parts be dropped. Returns to Work. DUMONT--Dr. Guy Crawford, who has been at the home of his brother in Mason City for several weeks recovering from an attack of rheumatism, returned to his work Wednesday. Large Crowd at Banquet. STILSON--There was a large number of mothers and daughters at the U. B. W. M. A. banquet. Mr. and Mrs. A. Okrong and Mrs. Ruhe from Goodell gave talks. Rites for Small Son Are Conducted at Rockford ROCKFORD, April 13.--Funeral services for Leon Bruce Bishop, 10 months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bishop, Peoria, whose death followed a week's illness of pneumonia and meningitis, were held Thursday morning at the home of Mr. Bishop's mother, Mrs. Ella Bishop. The Rev. E. A. Sabin, pastor of the M. E. church, was in charge of the service and burial was in Riverside cemetery. 10 Fourth St. N. E. Mason City Phone 488 DOUGHERTY HAS JEFFERSON CLUB Lalor Is Named President; Young Democrats Also Are Organized. DOUGHERTY, April 13.--The Jeffersonian club of Dougherty was organized at an enthusiastic meeting held at the opera house Wednesday night. Many county candidates were introduced to the large audience and talks were delivered by Mrs. Alice Phillips, Clear Lake, J. Leonard Kline, Miss Mayrae Foley, Mason City, and George Mulligan, Swaledale. An interesting discussion was given by Earl Dean, who covered the tax legislative activities of the. last session of the legislature. The Jeffersonian club of Dougherty elected W. J. Lalor, president; R. J. McManus, vice president, and W. C. Boyle, secretary and treasurer. Several vocal solos were presented by Joe Mullen. The meeting was in charge of A, M. Schanke, county central chairman, and Mr. Boyle, Dougherty. The Young Democratic club of Dougherty held its initial meeting following that of the Jeffersonian club. Plans were made for future meetings and entertainment. Officers elected for Dougherty were: Miss Marie Dougherty, president; Joe Mullen, vice president and Joe Kelley, treasurer.. The meeting was in charge of Morgan J. McEnany, county chairman. An interesting talk was delivered by A. B. Lombardo, county secretary. Those from out of town included Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Roeder. Rockwell; Mr. Logan, Hampton, and H. M. Hoffman, J. L. Hillan, George Miller and Ben Brasser, Mason City. Nack of Grafton Buys Grocery at Northwood NORTHWOOD, April 13.--W. A. Nack of Grafton purchased the Dscar Low grocery store in Northwood and is completing inventory and assuming full control of the business. The Low store was opened by the late Oscar Low about 40 years ago. Since his death on July 26, 1933, the business has been operated by his son, John Low, who announces his intention to enter the University of Minnesota school of medicine. Mr. Nack, the new proprietor, is married and two children complete the family group. They will move to Northwood at an early date. Band Mothers Organize at Manly; Mrs. Pinta Is Elected President MANLY, April 13. -- Mothers of the school band members organized a club Tuesday afternoon at the schoolnouse to help maintain the fund of the band. Twenty mothers were present. The following were elected: Mrs. William Pinta, president; Mrs. Harry Bosworth, vice president; Mrs. P. J. Gardemal, alternating vice president; Mrs. G. S. Westly, secretary and Mrs. Harm Oilman, treasurer. Meetings will be held every Tuesday afternoon at the schoolhouse. More than $20 was taken in at the card party given in the I. O. O. F. hall Wednesday night by the Band Mothers. Money will be used to send the band to Iowa City to the state music contest. Voegeding of Decorah Hurt in Gun Accident DECORAH, April 13.--Harold Voegeding, son of Henry Voegeding, was accidentally shot while hunting near Waukon. He and some companions had been fishing and hunting, and in removing a gun from the car it was accidentally discharged. The wounds were not considered serious. Harold was taken to the Waukon hospital where he will have to remain but a short :ime. YOUR IOWA An Interesting Fact Dally About the State You Are Proud to Call Your Own! There are more airplanes than there are licensed pilots in Iowa, the department of commerce aircraft survey shows. WRIGHT TO HOLD S.S, CONVENTION Speakers Named for County Sessions to Be Held at Eagle Grove. EAGLE GROVE, April 13.--Fifty- ninth annual Wright county Sunday school convention will be held in the Eagle Grove Congregational church Wednesday, May 9. Local persons who will be on the program, are William E. Warnes, Mrs. R. M. Smallpage, Mrs. Eva McCulloch and the Rev. H. S. Fauske. Others will be A. H. Anderson of Belmond, O. G. Herbrecht and Walter Hutton of Des Moines; C. L. Duxberry of Clarion, Mrs. Helmke of Wall Lake township, the Rev. Robert A. Brougfl and Mr. Reck of Dows and the Rev. W. S. Handy of Goldfield. Musical numbers will be given by Belmond musicians, and by a boys' trio from Dows high school. Goldfield Teachers Re-Elected. GOLDFIELD, April 13. ~ The school board re-elected all members of this years faculty with the exception of Miss Annabelle Purvi- snce, Cedar Falls, home economics instructor, who did not seek reelection as she plans to attend college next year. Mak Gives Address to Clarion Legion Post CLARION, April 13.--Leo Mak of Waterloo, candidate for the republican nomination for congressman from the third district of Iowa, addressed 60 members of American Legion Post 246 at their regular monthly meeting Wednesday night. He had as his subject that part of the preamble of tie American Le- jion constitution which reads: "To inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation." He is community service director for the third district. Lime Springs to Hear Records Made Long Ago LIME SPRINGS, April 13.--A unique service will be held in the Presbyterian church Sunday evening- when Joshua Williams will present on his phonograph a program of records which he made himself of a number of residents of this community. Many of the selections will be of persons who still live here, some who have moved away and some who have been dead several years. 3 Announce Candidacies for Worth County Posts NORTHWOOD, April 13.--Political announcements made public Thursday include that of O. J. Wardwell, Northwood, present county attorney, who seeks nomination on the republican ticket for re-election to that office, and Otto Buth and Ole O. Lund, both of Northwood, for nomination as supervisor from the third district which includes the town of Northwood and Silver Lake, Hartland, Grove and Deer Creek townships. County Attorney Wardwell is serving his third term in that office. Operetta by Grade Students. PLYMOUTH. April 13.--The grade school operetta coached by Miss Evelyn Barnell entitled "Ask the Professor" will be given at the school auditorium Friday night. A Sensational HOSIERY SALE 1,000 Pairs Full-Fashioned Chiffon or Service 59 PAIR You'll find all the new shades--you'll be astonished find such lovely quality you'll even find some of the elusive features found only high priced hose--you'll reo nize them as aristocratic h but we are not permitted to vulge the names of the manufacturers because of t! price. They are slightly irregulars but the blemishes ai minute. You'll find them on sale Saturday MERKEL'S ECONOMY BASEMENT fflERKEL'S ECONOMY BASEMENT Where only Quality Merchandise is sold at the lowest prices possible. Spring Coats $7.95 You'll be astonished to find such fine coats for so little money. Sizes 14 to 44. Smocks Dresses $1.49 A group of smocks in plain colors and prints, sizes 14 to 44. Also a few long sleeve wash dresses of fast color prints in sizes 38 to 52. All were regularly 51.98. Knit Dresses $2.49 Attractive one and two piece styles in sizes 14 to 20. Specially priced for Saturday! Wash Frocks 77c A group selected from our regular $1 dresses.-All are of fast color materials. Sizes 14 to 52. Union Suits, 59c Ladies' full cut cotton union suits in sizes 36 to 42. Children's Play Suits, 69c Curtains, 79c Cottage sets and PrisciUa style ruffled curtains. Pillow Tubing yard 23c Linen finish, 42 inch. Children's Anklets 15c and 19c Cling-top anklets in all colors. Sizes 5% to 7% at. 15c; sizes 8 to 10% at 19c-a pair. Rag Rugs, 39c In bright colors, in size 28x48. Ladies' Slips, 39c Of pink broadcloth, well tailored. Ladies' Collars 39c Neat styles of satin, pique and organdie. W i l l make your dress look like new. Ladies' Undies 25c Rayon step-ins and with lace trimming. MERKEL'S ECONOMY BASEMENT panties

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