Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 15, 1939 · Page 6
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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 15, 1939
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ia^^ MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETT WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 1939 -- ^ ·---- _^_--^__ - . . _ - . _ . , , PLAN "BATTLE OF WITS" ATlOWASTATE COLLEGE EXPECT 1,5 00 TO TAKE PART Competition to Be Held at Ames for High School Pupils AMES -- The annual program of exhibits, demonstrations, conferences and a "battle o£ wits" among Iowa high school science students will be staged at Iowa State college, April 22, when an expected 1,500 prep school pupils convene for the sixth annual Science day. Designed by the Science division, this year's individual competition will include identification of trees, plants, birds and rocks; essays on history and government; and tests in chemistry, economics, algebra, geometiy and physics. Group contests will be conducted in tree, insect, mineral, rock, and fossil displa'y contests. To compete in the contests a student must file an official entry blank which can be obtained from the Science Day committee at Iowa State. Sucli blanks must be submitted by April 1. No student may compete in more than two events, and in no event in which he previously won a prize. Each contest is in the form of a problem, requiring essays, writ- District BPW Meeting at New Hampton Sunday State President to Speak Before Group; To Elect Officers ten solutions, identification materials or exhibit entries. of Officers of Clarion Chapter of P. E. 0. Re-Elected by Group CLARION--Mrs. F. S. Thornley was hostess Tuesday afternoon to Chapter FS of PEO. A business meeting was held at which the following officers were re-elected: Mrs G. L. Kyseth, president; Mrs. A. D. Wakelield, vice" president; Mrs. C. W. Sankey-recording secretary; Mrs. G. L. Richards, treasurer; Mrs. C. J. Nagle, corresponding secretary; Mrs. O. T. Bergfald, chaplain: Mrs. F. J. McCoy, guard. Mrs Kyseth was elected delegate to the state convention .to be held in May at Cedar Rapids The next meeting will be in two weeks at the home oE Mrs. G. L. Richards with Mrs. D. C. Young in charge of the program. Annual Meeting of Clarion Elevator Company Conducted CLARION--The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Clarion Farmers Elevator com- panj' was held Tuesday afternoon at the United Presbyterian church. Four hundred persons were in attendance, A 1 o'clock dinner was served after which the following were re-elected to the board of directors: A. R. Lewellyn, William McCormick and Harding Thomas. Bethany Ladies Aid Will Meet Thursday JOICE--Members of the Bethany Ladies Aid will meet Thursday in the church parlors. Mrs. T. O. Gordon, Mrs. T. H. Bakken and Mrs. Melvin Slattum. Bethke and Steiff, Garner, Re-Elected GARNER--Charles Bethke and Fred Stieff were re-elected school directors for three year terms, Only 63 votes were cast Monday, and the incumbent candidates were unopposed. NEW HAMPTON--The Business and Professional Women's club will hold a fourth district meeting at the Miller hotel in New Hampton on ,Sunday. Approximately 100 members from the Decorah, Dubuque, Independence and Waterloo clubs are expected to attend. The local club has also extended an invitation to the Mason City clubwomen. The meeting will begin at 10 a. m., with round fable discussions election of district officers and plans for the Iowa State B. P. W. convention to be held in Waterloo on May 12-13-14. The Rev. Edna Brunei- of Waterloo will be guest speaker of the afternoon. Her subject will be "International Relations." A three #1 reel movie entitled "Here Comes the Mail" will be shown by a state postal department representative State B. P. W. president, Miss Helen G. Irwin of Des Moines will also speak. Tea will be served by the New Hampton club at the close of the day's meeting. Funeral Services at Kensett for 65 Year Old Resident KENSETT -- William Gaarder Ba, was found dead at his farm home near Kensett, his death resulting from a lingering illness. Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon at Bethany Lutheran church with the Rev. Tiior Sigmond in charge. Burial was made in the cemetery at Kensett. Two brothers who survive are Olaf H. Gaarder of Kensett and bd H. Gaarder of Mason City. Conduct Last Rites of A. J, Kreamer in "hurch at Popejoy POPEJOY--Funeral services for A. J. Kreamer were held at the Methodist church Sunday afternoon, in charge of the Rev. C. R. Yeager of Henwick and assisted by the Rev. Wilbur E. Morse, local pastor. Burial was made in the Alden cemetery. Besides his wife and sons, John and Kenneth, two brothers and two sisters survive. HELEN G. State Inspector of Creameries ALLISON MAN FLU VICTIM Plan Funeral for Henry Dralle, Sr., 76, Retired Farmer A L L I S O N -- Funeral arrangements are being made for Henry Dralle, Sr., 7fi, who died at his home here early Wednesday morning of complications from flu. His wife preceded him in death 18 years ago, when he retired from fanning and moved to Allison. Surviving are four sons and four daughters, Mrs. Dave Kramer, Mrs. Fred Weigman, Mrs. Leland Harms of Allison, and Mrs. Ed Heise of Nashua, and August, Will, Herman, and Henry, all of Allison. The Rev. W. C. Nassen of the Allison Lutheran church will officiate at last rites. Bond Issue for New Schoolhouse Fails to Carry 60 Per Cent WEST UNION-- The proposition to bond the rural independent district Dover No. 2 for 54,500 to build a new two room schoolhouse failed to carry with the needed 60 per cent of the voters. Votes favoring the proposition numbered 58, those against it were 56. The school building is located in the inland village of Eldorado, 7 miles north of West Union. For school directors Fritz Lauer was re-elected a director and Ernest Koester was elected to fill a vacancy. 1 1 8 Votes Cast in Election at Rudd RUDD-- In the school election in Rudd corporation Monday 118 " Views of Iowa Falls Man in "United States News Westbury Replies to Inquiry on Credit for Small Businesses IOWA FALLS--E. A.'Westbury, proprietor of the Westbury Shoe Store, was one of several of the country's "small businessmen" contacted by David Lawrence, editor of the United States News, and asked the question, "Do smali businesses need new sources of credit to stimulate their recovery?" Mr. Westbury's reply, which appeared in the nationally circulated News, was as follows: "loiya Falls and immediate vicinity »are strictly rural in character. With not more than one or two exceptions, our banks are able to adequately meet the borrowing needs of the community. ·'The larger local area of North* Central Iowa includes several cities more industrial in character where there is greater need for capital borrowing. In these cities banks are amply able to meet the needs but cannot do 50 because of government restrictions. "Change Banking Laws' E. A. WESTBURY PLYMOUTH -- C. E. Behnkc, ·formerly of Plymouth, has been appointed state inspector of creameries in this section, and begins his new ivork immediately. Sir. Behnke was secretary of the Plymouth creamery for many years, before moving to Ames. A hen owned by Lawrence A. Taylor, Salisbury, N. Car., lived to be 23 years old. HERE and THERE Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota Duffield, Hershey Elected at Bristow BHISTOW--School election resulted in H. R. Duffield being reelected and Elmer Hershey being elected to succeed Jake Wessels. DuffieJd and Hershey were each elected for three year terms. From Fayctteville, Ark. CORWITH--Mr. and Mrs. Or- viile Wilkinson of Fayetteville, Ark., are visiting Mr. Wilkinson's sister, Mrs. Glenn Barracks, and family and Mrs. Wilkinsons father. Peter Kelch, south of Corwith. Return From Conrad, Mont. LELAND--Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Holland returned Thursday morning from s two months' stay- in Conrad, Mont. Is From Rochester CHESTER--Miss Lyla Chris- iianson of Rochester is spending a few days at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nels Christiansen. Visit at Mason City M A N L Y -- The Evangelical Brotherhood of Manly were guests of the Brotherhood at Mason City j on Friday evening. j Attend Institute DOWS--Those from Dows at- ! Moves Arc Reported NORA S P R I N G S-- Framer Cordes, who has been living on the Vienna Gaylord north farm has bought the Mrs. Alice Hicks house in town. The Harold San- tees family from Clear Lake has moved on to the farm vacated by the Cordes. Guest From Chicago ROCK FALLS -- Mrs. Mao- Schmidt of Chicago is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hansen and family south of town. Attend Funeral EMMETSBURG-- Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Maguire of Philadelphia, Penn., spent several days this week in Emmetsburg and Ayrshire. The couple attended the funeral services of Mr. IVIaguire's sister. Miss Ruth Maguire. Mrs. Anna Tietema of Fairmont, Minn.! another sister, j funeral. also attended the I tending the W. C. T. U. county institute held at Clarion Friday, were Mr. and Mrs. J. M. State, Mrs. Anna ScoQeld and Mrs. Myrtle Denger. DIES TV ARIZONA . KANAWHA -- Word was received of the death of George T. Parrel], who died Friday at Tucson, Ariz., from bronchial pneumonia. Mr. Farrell was a former resident oE Kanawha and moved only about a week before his death to Arizona with his son, Dolliver Fan-ell. Funeral services will be held in Tucson, Ariz. Visitor at Sexton SEXTON -- Roscoe Stuart of Grinnell spent the past week at the Dale Thompson home. Roscoe is employed with a surveying crew at Grinnell. "Visits at Carpenter CARPENTER-- Miss W a d e n a Adams of Oakland, Minn., is visiting at the Noris Culbertson home. Undergoes Operation ROCKWELL-- Marion Jean Eilers underwent an operation for Arc From Story city RAKE--Mr. and Mrs. Henry City "visited Bentoix-Wednes- day. At Last Kites BRITT--Mrs. N. P. Nelson and daughter, Bertha, went to Thompson Wednesday to attend the funeral of the mother of Mrs Bertha Lorentzeh of Nora Springs who is a former Britt resident, | Taken to Hospital i DOWS--Mrs. J. I. · Knox was taken to the Ellsworth hospital gt Iowa Falls Thursday for examination and treatment. Daughter Is Born RAKE--Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Erdahl are the parents of a 9 pound appendicitis at the local hospital daughter born Saturday' "Capital loans must be for long terms. Banks are without authority to make such loans. Flow of private investment capital, expansion and modernization of many plants would result if such financing could be h a n d l e d through local banks. "It is my opinion and that o£ most businessmen and bankers with whom I have conferred that deficiency ot funds for capital loans could best be remedied by changes in banlung laws, removal of restrictions and encouragement of old-time character-type loans. Our banks have plenty of funds on hand and for the most part are ready and -willing to make such loans if they were per- votes were cast. i mitted to do so. Otto Brandau received 70 votes, j Guarantees Would Help and Mrs. C. H. Cords 48. I "Setting up a separate interme- diate credit offer more system would only overnment competition with established banks, which are already surfeited with it, and would help but little in increasing the flow of private capital into investment channels. "Guarantees of the -FHA type would be helpful, but should apply only to loans involving real estate and buildings. " "Many small businesses are too smali to float bond issues and must depend upon financing of the type referred to above. "Small business needs most more customers with money to spend, less domination by powerful interests and relief from increasing taxes which are becoming more burdensome each year." Mr. Westbury was one of a group o£ '-'small businessmen" invited to a nationwide conference in Washington, D. C., nearly two years ago. Out of the 28,000,000 acres composing Louisiana, 5,000,000 are in cultivation. Almost Loses Sight of Eye at McGregor MCGREGOR--Lloyd welch, 33, nearly lost the sight o£ his left eye and it was all because of a mother wren. The bird, it seems, built her nest in a box of dynamite caps in the Welch garage. Finding the caps crowded her and her brood, the wren tossed them out one by one. · Welch picked one up from the ground and tossed it into the stove. In the ensuing blast a bit of steel lodged in his eye. The wren, meanwhile, had gone south for the winter. Riceville Farmhand Is Found Dead: Is Victim of Suicide CRESCO -- Franklin Fellows, about 24, was found dead from a self inflicted wound caused by a .22 rifle on a farm about 2 miles east of Riceville where he had been employed. He had no family. It is believed that despondency caused the suicide. Final Rites Held forBenBlaker ; 51, in Kensett Church K E N_S E T T -- Ben DeForest Bloker, ol, a resident of the Kensett vicinity most of his life, died in St. Mary's hospital at Rochester, Minn. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Ida Bloker,. two sons, Lynn .Bloker of Minneapolis, and Raymond Bloker of Kensett, and a grandson, Clyde Lynn Bloker, of Minneapolis. Mr. Bloker was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America. Funeral services were held in the Methodist church in Kensett with the Rev. Russell Phillips of Northwood in charge. Burial was made in the Kensett cemetery. MRS. KOSTORIZ, 72, SUCCUMBS Funeral Services of Calmar Woman in Catholic Church CALMAR--Funeral services of Mrs. Mary Kostoriz, 77, who died at her home Sunday, following a long illness, due to heart disease, was held Tuesday morning at the St. Aloysius Catholic church with burial in the St. John's cemetery in Fort Atkinson in the family lots. The Rev. Joseph Vollmecke conducted the services. The pallbearers were Frank Kuhn, A, J. Vondersitt, A. B. Von- dersitt, Frank Moudry, James Mashek and Frank Bina. She was born in Czechoslovakia Sept. 8, 1862. In 1879 she united in marriage to Frank Kostoriz and two years later they came to America and located at Fort Atkinson. Her husband preceded her in death about 25 years ago. About 21 years ago Mrs. Kostoriz and family came to Calmar to make their home. She is survived by two daughters, Mary and Anna, at home. · . Minnesotan Captured by Decorah Officer DECOR AH -- Stanley McCelland, 14, resident of Minnesota, was captured in Decorah this week and turned over to the Cresco sheriff by Alton Nelson, motorcycle policeman. He was charged with the robbery of a gas station in Cresco. \ECZEMAIKHINGT\ · J Fiery itching relieved and j ' i skin quickly soothed % v i t h j ! L _ bland ,^ag«^-, active J j more than making the motions i - * when you change to OIL-PLATING NAMED DIRECTOR i Monday. She is the youngest j A1 Doub ] c pnncral STILSON--J, J. Grunewald daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred G.' BUFFALO rFNTFR \ir , rf will be director of the Stilsou Eilere. Mi = Ben school for another year. Street Sale Kensett, Iowa SATURDAY MARCH 18 AT 1 P. M. ?ring in anything want to sell. you This street sale is sponsored by the Kcnsctl Commercial club. Terms: 5% of sale price. CARL SHEDIO, Auctioneer A. M. BARTH, Clerk . Stienbevg and Clyde. j George. Velma and Jack and S D I TMt * -, v, *T u - o ." Tillie Schafer attended the double bel went to Omaha, Nebr.. Sat- funeral of Mr. and Mr« Tony urday returning Sunday to at-1 Klepke at Eldora Saturday, tend the Shidebaker pre-showmg G o to Billings, Mont. of the new model to the dealers. Visitors at Manly MANLY--Mr. and Mrs. Herman Rachut of Britt were Sunday visitors at the Emil Rachut home, visiting Grandma Rachut, who has been ill for the past week, but Monday was showing improvement. At Parental Home GENEVA--Mr. and Mrs. Regnald Clock of Bloomington, 111., spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Clock. Leaves for Minneapolis LIME SPRINGS -- Mrs. Hazel Murphy left for Minneapolis. RAKE--Mr. and Mrs. Ray Jens- I void and Mrs. S. C. Jensvold lettj Saturday for Billings, Mont.,1 where they will visit relatives. Mrs. S. C. Jensvold will remain for an indefinite period to visit! with iier nieces. j Visit in Minneapolis FERTILE--Mrs. Leo EHhon and two children, Amy Lou and Sylvia, left Monday for Minneapolis where they will visit Mrs. Elthon's sister, Ruth, and husband and brother, Andrew, and family. Parents of Son DOUGHERTY--Mr. and Mrs. Joo Rottinghaus are the parents I Minn., where she will undergo ;m, of a boy born Thurectav March 3 · operation for goitre. : Visitor From Kcota ^ · DDE.TM 1 S Minnc5ota ALT A VISTA--Archie Haber- i C.iRPENTER--Mr. and Mrs,. man of Keota spent the weekend j Oliver Olson left for their new ( w i t h Miss Maurinc JVosbLsch a l l home at Bagley, Minn. I her home here. I . _ oil- change kump Winter-fouled oil. Whatever you do, drain and refill BOW with something. But drain and refill with Conoco Germ Processed oil and then your engine's OIL-PLATED. Then it's got more than swell fresh oil down in the crankcase--it's got another big plus all the way up... It's got fresh surfacing. .. OIU-PLATING. That comes from the actual union of this patented oil direct with inner engine surfaces. Conoco Germ Processing gives this oil so much "power of attraction" that it cannot drain down and leave engine parts bare, though your car stands by the hour or speeds by the hour. Never all Spring and Summer, with Germ Processed oil, can your engine suffer rasping "dry starts'!.. not with every square inch always oiled in advance by drain-proof OIL-PLATING. Nor will four to five thousand revolutions per minute whirl away this implanted OIL- PLATING. It stays on. It helps the oil-level to stay up. Your OIL-PLATED engine and Germ Processed oil will both be giving you plus mileage. Change today to Your Mileage Merchant. Continental Oil Co. CONOCO GERM PROCESSED OIL from Jour Mileage Merchant

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