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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 3 · 1937 MANY PRESENT AS FARMERS AT NORTHWOOD ENTERTAIN 1 ' 1 v I · CHORAL READING IS ON PROGRAM -Play, Music, Talks and Minuet Included in ·-..Features. NORTHWOOD -- There was a packed house here Tuesday night when the Grove township Farm Bureau played host to the business folk of Northwood. at a program and party which had been postponed from last week because of snowbound roads. Under the direction of Fred Aase, Farm Bureau director, and Mrs. O. N. Kjerland, chairman ol women's work, a varied program of music, speaking, choral speaking and a one act play was staged. R. T. Nelson, county agent, was also active in the preparations. Following a reading o£ the minutes by the secretary, a musical greeting to the business guests was extended by Clarice Heegaard and Margie Wolff, with Hawaiian guitar accompaniment. Mrs. Leonard Bliton played a medley on an instrument called the pianoett ·-- combination of violin and zither. Appropriate to Season. Suggestive .o£ the Washington birthday season was a minuet staged by Mr. and Mrs. S. Hendrickson, Eugene and Betty Bliton, George, and Clarris Mielke, Alfred Swensrud and Mrs. Earl Schaub. The Grieg chorus from Silver Lake township, consisting of male voices, followed next with two numbers. E. C. Loberg, Benm'e Loborgv Otto Loberg, L. P. Dom- merness, Lawrence Halvorson and Gilbert Heltne made up this group. Choral reading, which-is beginning to win favor as a Farm Bureau activity, was introduced by a group of Farm Bureau women coached by Mrs. H. H. Douglass of the' Northwood school system. Included were Mr. O. N. Kjerland, 'Mrs. N. A. Bliton, Mrs. Leonard Bliton, Miss H. Elizabeth Nedham, Mrs. Earl Schaub, Mrs. Clarence McQuarters, Miss Fern McQuarters, Mrs. Lief Odden, Mrs. Reuben Rustad arid Mrs. S. Hendrickson. Highway Safety Discussed. The talk of the evening was by W. Earl ·Hall, managing editor of the Globe-Gazette; his subject highway safety. Patrolmen Shire and Boyd were, introduced and the former answered a number of questions put to him during an improved forum. Community singing was led by Mr. Hall. Mr. Hall in his talk voiced the opinion that Iowa could and would eventually solve its highway safety problem. The first essential, he said, is bringing the responsibility down; jto . .theXindividual · driver:'·. . 'JNp: program, of safety in Iowa would be anything like complete," lie said, "if it did not take into account our rural residents." Then he proceeded to an explanation of the statewide pro- .gram launched by the Iowa State Safety council and expressed a hope that Worth county would be an early addition to the rapidly growing list of county safety councils. One Act Comedy Staged. An amusing one act play, "That Blond Person," directed by Mrs. Earl Schaub; brought the formal program to. a close. Members of the cast included Miss Viva Cobb, * Mrs. A.' Nieman, Mrs. C. R. Mc- Quarters, Mrs. S. E. Hendrickson, Miss Feme McQuarters and Mcs. O. J. Godfrey. After refreshments, there was dancing with music by an orchestra made up of Mrs. Mae Hilborn, Mrs. Conrad Olson, Stanley Rustad and Irving Brown. The committee in charge of the party, -working with Mr. Aase and Mrs. Kjerland, included Mrs. Earl ~ Schaub, Mrs. G. J. Thompson, Mrs. Oscar Walswick, Mrs. Newell Bliem, Mrs. Fred .Aase, Mrs. Otis Nelson, and Mrs. Reuben Rustad. if! l i ! i 1 1 1 « i t MANY LONGDISTANCE RATES DOWN AGAIN! Many Long Distance telephone rates for calls from this state lo other states were reduced January 15 -- the eighth reduction in ten y e a r s . Learn how little it costs to call across the miles. :-: HERE AND THERE :- Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents North Iowa and.Southern Minnesota Were in Waterloo. THORNTON--Mr. and Mrs. Arnie Numelin spent Monday in Waterloo. Visitor From DCS Moines. ALEXANDER--Leroy Stoffer of Des Moines spent the week-end in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stoffer. Are Parents of Son. GENEVA--Supt. and Mrs. L. H. Schoephoerster are parents of a on born Sunday night at the Hampton Lutheran hospital. Mrs. Schoephoerster was Miss Marjorie Clock before her marriage. Visit at Fort Dodge. WHEELERWOOD--Miss Louise Schuster went to Fort Dodge Sunday tn spend a few days. The Schusters were former residents of Fort Dodge and moved to the Edgington farm near Wheelerwood, now owned by Dr. Kinney. Return From Texas. ' HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Donovan returned Friday from a two months' sojourn in Texas. Their son, Kenneth, at home, and Clarence and his wife, who reside nearby, had charge of the farm during their absence. Mrs. Grace Hostess. T TI O R N T O N--Mrs. Myrtle Grace was hostess to the Farm Bureau women Tuesday afternoon. Nashua Wins Plan Contest. NEW HAMPTON--Nashua high school won first place in the Chickasaw county one act play contest Monday night with "Luncheon for Six." Lawler was second and Ionia third. Student From Alaska. DECORAH--Claude Helgcson, 13, student from Juneau, Alaska, has enrolled as a freshman in the local high school. Claude was born in Alaska and lived there all his life until recently when he enrolled at Decorah. He states that the schools in Juneau are similar to the school in Decorah, with the same subjects. Goes to Minneapolis. DOWS--The Rev. E. A. Duea left Monday for Minneapolis, where he will obtain his artificial leg. His son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Orvis Duea of Fort Dodge, and Mrs. Emma Bain accompanied them. Was in Hospital 17 Years. CLARKSVILLE -- Mrs. August Kleihschmidt, formerly May Daniels, 52, who was at the state hospital at Independence the past 17 years, died. The body was brought here Tuesday. . More Dogr Licenses'Issued. ALLISON ^- George Heslaroad, county auditor; reports that his office has ·issued 437 · dog license tags to date. A year ago only 195 tags were issued. Iowa Falls Cafe Sold. IOWA FALLS--C. R. Lee announced the sale oE the Lee cafe here Monday evening. Jim Bruce made the purchase. Mr. and Mrs. Lee have managed their cafe here for the past 10 years. They have made no definite plans for the future yet, according to Mr. Lee. Finals in Play Contest. BRITT -- The final Hancock county one act play contest will be held Wednesday night at 8 o'clock at the Britt high school 'auditorium. Goodell presents "Sparken; 1 Garner, "The Tantram," and Britt, "The Neighbors." Wil Live in California. ROCKWELL -- Mr. and Mrs Wilbert Truitt plan to move to southern California April 1 will- view of making their future home on the west coast. Belmnnd Mail Finefl. CLARION--Helge Eide of Belmond was fined S20 and costs on two charges, Tuesday, on information filed by Inspector McQuaid. The charges were operating a truck for public hire without proper permit, and illegal movement of household goods. The cnsn was tried in Justice Glen C. Oldham's court. Suffers Broken Leg. RAKE--Eloise Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ober Anderson, received a broken leg Sunday when she slipped and fell. . Injured in Fall. LELAND -- Oliver Albertson slipped on fhe ice and fell Saturday evening while walking from up town to his home. He was taken to a physician at Forest Cit where an x-ray disclosed a cracked bone and torn ligaments in his ankle. Back in School. ELMA--The scarlet fever epidemic in Eima -has subsided. Last of the patients; Miss Ellen Thompson, re-entered school Wednesday. Surprised 011 Anniversary LAKE MILLS -- A number of friends of Mr. and Mrs. Austin Brackey surprised them Sunday evening at their homo south of Jown. The day was their twenty- fifth wedding anniversary. Visitors From Fort Dodtre. SWALEDALE-- Mrs. Clarence -Pals and son/Calvin of Fort Dodge spent several days last week with her parents, -Mr. and Mrs Herbert Cogswell.' Brother-in-law Is Dead HANLONTOWN--M. C. Monson received word Tuesday afternoon of the death of his brother-in-law, S. Nesheim, 70, Chicago. He "had been ill for two months with heart disease. Mr. Nesheim was retired from the Chicago police force. Win Prize at Bridge. GOODELL--Mr. and Mrs. Anson Avery entertained 20 guests at a bridge party. Mrs. R. Hofcr and D. M. Conlan won high prizes. Returns to St. Louis. LUVERNE--Miss Vera Bigings returned to St. Louis Monday afternoon after several days' visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Bigings. For Parole Board E. R. Moore, above, Cedar Rapids republican, was appoint- e d - b y Governor Kraschel to a six year term as a member of tlic state parole board. (Iowa Daily Press Photo) Know Your State A Daily Fact About foway The Northern Iowa experiment association at Kanawha is Iowa's largest co-operative agricultural experiment organization. FALL FATAL TO EGORAH BOY Donald Marcy, 8, Buried; Father Hurt Fatally 6 Months Before. - DECORAH -- Funeral services were held for Donald Marcy, 8, son of Mrs. Harry Marcy o£ Decorah, who died Sunday at the Decorah hospital. Deatli wus caused by complications which followed a fall at school last week, which resulted in an injured kneecap. The services were held in the Ness and Fjelstul funeral home and the Catholic church, the Rev. M. _E. Nolan officiating. Burial was at Bluffton. Harry Marcy, father of the boy, was buried six moriths ago, his death being caused by an accident. ' , . Ai'Hvo From Grand Junction. GOODELL--Francis Foley of Grand Junction brought his mother, Mrs. M. J. Folcy, to the home of his sister and her daughter, Mrs. O. F. Conwell, where she will remain for a few days' visit. Honored on Birthday. LUVERNE--Mrs. Heleno Stripling was an honor guest Sunday ai a birthday dinner at the home o: her daughter, Mrs. Elmer Emory Sexton. Those present were the Carl Swanson family, the H. D Ristau and the Michael Wagnei families o£ Luverne nnd Mr. Michael Wegner Sr., of Luverne, anc the Albert Neilson family of Burl Visitor.From Rock Valley. KENSETT--Wilbur Brower o Rock Valley is visiting Mr. anc Mrs. Ray White. Mrs. White i niece of Mr. Brower. Blove to Mason City. KANAWHA--Mr. and Mrs John Kalvig and family hayc moved to Mason City where they will make their home. Mr. Kalvii has done mason work in Kanawh: for many years. Mr. and Mrs. E Gentry will occupy the home va catert by Mr. and Mrs. Kalvig. Honored al Party. KENSETT--A number ot wo men gathered at the Gerharc Knudson home Tuesday afternoon and gave a parly for Mrs. Harry Espenold in honor of 'her birth day anniversary. 17 Are in Kindergarten. KANAWHA--The kindergartel class of the public school startec Monrtay morning with an enroll merit of about 17 pupils. Mis Maxinc Lucas o£ Kanawha Wil nave charge of the class. Moves From Clarksville. BRISTOW--Sidney L. Schuele of Clarksville, and family moved here Saturday and will occupy s part of the Lafayette Briggs housi on Main street. Loren C. Duffielc moved his family from South o town into the Mrs. K. D. Rosi property. William Bauge is mov ing onto n (arm between Hampton and Chnpin this week. Visitor From Towa City. BUFFALO CENTER--R o 1 I i n Stienmentz, a student at low; City, spent the week-end with hi: parents here. Leave for Iowa City. LONEROCK--Hiram Ackcrman left Monday for Iowa City to un dergo a hernia operation. Kelurn From Los Angeles. FREDERICKSBURG-- E d w i n Mike? and Clair Albright returne Monday from a three weeks' visi in Los Angeles, Ca!. Return From Minneapolis. GRAFTON--Mr. and Mrs. Ar mond Walk and Mr. and Mrs Lawrpnee Dalluge returned Tues day after spending several days in Minneapolis. Mr. Walk attended t business while there. Visit in Chicago. MESERVEY--Mrs. M. A. Smith eft Monday for a visit with rela- ives -in Chicago. Buttermaker Is Rchirccl. ROCKWELL--The directors of he" Rockwell creamery met Sat- rday and rehired the present but- ermaker, Fred Carolus. Visitors From Rushford. CARPENTER--Mr. and Mrs. rtilton Thomson and their chil- ren of Rushford, Minn., spent ic week-end visiting at the ome of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. '. M. Culberlson. Gives Up Lease. ROCKWELL--Frank Mason has ill-rendered his lease o£ the While lose service station which is losed pending the arrival of a ew lessee. Given Farewell Party. HUTCHINS--Mr. and · Mrs. George Gray and children plan to move this week Tuesday to a farm miles south of their present ]o- ation. Friday evening, members jf the Ever-Ready club and their usbands, numbering about 30, athered at their home for a fare- veil party. Given Farewell Party. S W A L E D A LE--Friends and neighbors surprised Mr. and Mrs. Job Ward before they moved.to a "arm '! miles south of toivn. Jtove From Gilmorc City. ALEXANDER--Mr. and Mrs. Mervnl Kee. of Gilmore City moved their household goods here Monday. They will work for Mr. and Mrs. Fred Greenfield on their :arm three miles northwest of own. Visitor From Kingslcy. DOWS--Mrs. Mary Heifner, ingsley, who has been visiting ler son, Frank Heifner, left Sunday fnr a visit in the home of her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Cline. Move Near Kcnselt. WHEELERWOOD--The J o h n £raft family moved March 1 to :heir new home near Kensett. The rlenry Tuche family also moved VTarch 1 to their new home. The Kraft farm is occupied by a Mr. Alden and family and the Tuche farm by a Meyer family. Club nreetinjr Held. DOWS--The Trident club met with Maudie Bradley. Sixteen members and four visitors were present. A contest, "What You See on a Penny," was held. From tipper Iowa TJ. ' ELMA--Charles Garmen, Frank Elwood and Ralph Cook, students at Upper Iowa university accompanied .by Everett Eischeid · and Arno Thompson, spent the weekend in Ehna with their parents. An explorer in the Himalaya found, 16,000 feet up, the foot prints of a prehistoric 1 man, bu there was nothing to show if th man's wife finally caught him o not.--Toronlo Star. Half Million'Mark Passed by Klemme Creamery Production KLEMME--The Klemme Co- perative creamery company held he annual meeting and election of officers Saturday afternoon. C. J. Wille succeeded II. R. Stromer as president; Albert Barz was elected director while Joseph Schuldt was re-elected director, Otto Prtngnits, vice president; J. E. Stille, treas- jrer and Walter Lemke, secretary. Wore than one-half million pounds of butter were manufactured last year at a cost of .019 a pound vhich is lower than the average creamery, it was said. Patrons received an average price o£ .3796 a pound. Paul Mueller is manager. NAME WINNERS FORDECLAM joldfield, Eagle Grove and Renwick Capture First Places. GOLDFIELD--The preliminary declamatory contest of the state series was held at the Memorial uall here Monday evening with r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s of the Eagle Urove, Goldfield and Renwick nigh schools taking part. Results were: Oratorical, first, Duane Field, Goldfield; second, Bettee Beenan, Renwick. Dramatic, first, Mildred Rnmer, Eagle Grove; second, Mildred Clue, Goldfield. Humorous, first, Ivan Maurer, Renwick; second, Alice Iverson, Eagle Grove. The contest judges were Eleanor Dunn, Marguerite Gaard and Fern Stone all of Hampton. Wilbur Peshak, Near Plymouth, Succumbs PLYMOUTH--Wilbur Peshak, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Feshnk, died Tuesday morning at his home, 314 miles northeast of Plymouth where he was born and reared. His brother, Ted, returned home from Iowa City early Tuesday morning where he is a student at the university. Wilbur was ill only about two weeks. SCHMIDT RITES ARE CONDUCTED Businessman in Northwood Buried after Tributes Are Given. NOHTHWOOD -- Funeral services for F. W. Schmidt, 71, were iielcl Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home on North Fifth street and.at 2:30 o'clock in the First Baptist church. The Rev. Carl J. Spieker, pastor of the local church, was in charge, with the Rev. Thomas P. Shaffer of Manchester and former pastor of the First Methodist church of Northwood, delivering the funeral sermon. A tribute prepared by Dr. A. Kurd, neighbor and close friend of the Schmidt family, was read at the service. Burial was made in Sunset Rest cemetery with the ritualistic burial service of the Masonic order given at the grave by Joseph Sumner of Mason City, a district · lecturer oE the Masonic Grand Lodge of Iowa. Pallbearers, close friends of the family, were members of the local Masonic lodge, Elmer A. Thompto, H. Laurence Thompto, O. J. Wardwoll, A. E. Urdahl, A. F. Marshall and F. D. Warner. · Mr. Schmidt died suddenly of heart disease last Sunday morning. He had been a resident of Northwood for 26 years, having purchased the A. M. Gilpin meat market here on Feb. 1, 1911. He was a native of Jackson county, Iowa, being born at Van Buren in that county May 25, 1855. He had lived in Iowa. all his life with the exception of two years spent in Montana. He was married Barrett Shaper Funeral Will Be Thursday in Britt BRITT--Funeral services for Henry A. Shaper who died Monday will be held Thursday at 1:30 o'clock at the house and 2 o'clock at the Methodist church, the Rev. C. N. McMillan officiating. -Burial will be in Britt Evergreen cemetery. Nov. 17, 1886, to Lydia at Washington Center, Iowa, and with her was permitted to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Nov. 17, 1936, at which time relatives and friends numbering more than 200 gathered to honor them on that occasion. Mr. Schmidt is survived by his wife, one daughter, Mrs. Edith Thomptro, living at home, one son, Albert L. Schmidt, Mason City, six grandchildren and one great- grandchild. Two sons preceded him in death. Surviving brothers and sisters are Mrs. F. S. King, Preston, Iowa; Mrs. S. B. Tony, Long Beach, Cal.; Miss Lulu B. Schmidt, George a n d H u g o Schmidt, all of Davenport, Iowa. IMcCarly, 70, Dies. GRAETTINGER, (/P)--Patrick J.. Mr.Carty, 70, Palo Alto county democratic central committee member and former. Graettinger city clerk, died liere Tuesday night. Marston Honored Honorary membership in the Iowa Engineer-ins society was to be conferred at DCS Moines Wednesday night upon Alison Marston, senior dean of engineering: at Iowa State college. The award is an annual convention feature of the society, now holding its forty-ninth annual meeting at DCS Moines. 2 YOUTHS AT CRESCO FINED Plead Guilty to Larceny From Tavern After Arrest. CRESCO--Lloyd Fcnske, 23, and William Wheeler, 18, both of Grose?, were arrested by Sheriff Albert T. Pederson on charges of petty larceny. The boys admitted several larcenies from Bill's tavern in Cresco and were taken before Justice of the Peace C. E. Farns\vorth Monday, when they entered a plea o£ guilty to the charge named and each was sentenced to a fine of $100 or 30 days in the county jail. ALGONAMAN DIES IN WEST ^hristensen, 51, on Way Home When Stricken With Ulcers. ALGONA --Word was received n Algona of. the death of Sever ^hristensen, 51, who died in 31ythe, Cal., following an e'mer- ;ency operation there Tuesday morning. Mr. Christensen and his wife were ehroute home from a visit at Long Beach when Mr. 'hristensen was stricken with ulcers of the stomach. He was a rail- ·oad mail clerk and had been in he service on the Milwaukee road nearly 30 years. The family lived n Algeria several years. He is survived by his wife, mother, a brother, Chris, of Des Mo'mes and sister. The body is expected to arrive here for burial soon. John- E. Moulds, 76, retired, lied at the Kossuth county hospi- .al Monday evening suffering from ·in ear infection caused by an al- :ack of the flu. He is survived by iis wife and four children, R. E. Moulds, Sioux City, Mrs. William Greene, Humboldt, Arthur Moulds of Eugene, -Ore., and Mrs. Faye Hopkins, Glendale, Cal., t w o brothers and two sisters. Wesenberg Body to Be Taken to Goodell GOODELL--Word was received from L. W. Wesenberg from Long Beach, Cal., that he will leave there with the body oE his father William'Wesenberg, 87, on Saturday. It is expected services will be held here March 9. Mr. Wesenberg is a former Goodell man anc leaves a widow at Long Beach, 82 three sons, Oscar and Chris o California;- Lew ot .Goodell, 'and'a daughter," Esther of - Long :-.Baach and a sister,'Mrs. Clara Butts o. GoorieJl.' Mrs. Rasmussen Rites Are Held in Riceville RICEVILLE -- Mrs. Carl Rasmussen, 23, was buried in Riverside cemetery Monday afternoon with a clergyman from St. Ansgar conducting the service. Mrs. Rasmussen was the daughter of William Duncomb of Chester and was married at St. Ansgar Christmas day, I93G. Death was the result of tuberculosis. She was a member of a large family, two boys and six girls, of which she the first to die. Mr. Rasmussen. is employed at the Gamble store, by Mr. Hilzler. 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