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February 11, 1944

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I'"""' ' ' - ' « '· Infant Dies in Trailer House Fire; 2 Others Are Hurt ELECTRIC CO-OP SERVICES 1,312 HER Earn*-THERE Hancock Association Adds 60 Miles in Year Garner--The annual meeting of the Hancock County Rural Elec- /tric Co-operative was held in the basement of St. Boniface church Thursday with a good attendance l'in spite of a blizzard. ·· Reports of the president, secre- 'jtary, treasurer and superintend- Jent were approved. The report of (the superintendent, H. L. Bush, ,; disclosed that a total of 60 .miles iof new construction servicing ISO Crural families was effected at a 'cost of a little less than $400 per I . Andy Wolfries, popular radio ^announcer from Cedar Rapids, told of his experiences in England the 5 months he Jduring I'abroacl months 'doing, special spent research Bwdrk for the British navy. B Three directors were re-elected hand at the board meeting immed- feately following the annual meet- King, M. C. James of GoodeU was jfre-elected president; I. V. Rasmus [of Garner, secretary, and C. J. ille of Klemme, ttreasurer. The j'-personnel of the board has re- riained/the same since, the co-op was first organized in 1937. Other Urectors are: Earl Ruka, GoodeU; i/ictor 'Lbebig,' Wesley; J. A. Hui- ^inga, Woden; William E. Haes; Gamer; Omar J. Maland, Kanawha; E. G." Gaskill, Corwith. The co-op now has a total of 1,312 members. Garner--LeRoy Romp -arrived Monday morning from Farragut, Idaho, on a 15-day leave. He is visiting with his parents and other relatives, Nora Bprlnjs--Mrs. Ben Barker and daughters, Doris and Connie, o£ Wichita, Kans., came-to Nora Springs Tuesday and were guests in the Jake Barker home and of other old friends here. Kanawha--William Schroeder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto L. Schroeder, has passed his examinations for entrance into the navy ·air corps, and is awaiting his call. Leland--Mrs. Hans Berg pJ Scarville came Sunday and will remain for a month at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John L. Bui ren. Mr. Buren left Friday for Des Moines where he was inducted into the navy. Forest City--Harley Hanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Hanson, spent a short leave with his parents here the first of the week. He returned to Sioux Falls, S. Dak,, where he is stationed. Rake--Mrs. B. J. Murphy and son Michael of Mankato visited at the home of her uncle, A. J. Sabin. Hold Funeral Rites for D. G. Uken, Kanawha Kanawha--Funeral services for Donald G. Uken,- 26, were held Thursday afternoon at the Kanawha Christian Reformed church, with the" Hev. D. H; Plesscher of-, ! ficiating. Mr. 'Uken died at the Belmond hospital Monday morning where he had been a patient for about, 'a week following an appendectomy. Donald, Uken was born at Kanawha and spent'his entire life'in this community. He was graduated .from the Kanawha high school after which he and his brother, Harm, operated a -farm northeast of Kanawha. He was married Jan. 24, 1941, to Miss Theressa Roskamp, and continued i' operating the same farm. Surviving are his wife and 2 small sons, Charles and Robert; his mother, Mrs. Okfco Uken; one brother, Harm; 3 sisters, Mrs. George Schruer and Miss Betty, an of Kanawha, and Mrs.'Edward Eekhoff; of Steamboat Rock. 'Burial ··was.) in. the Kanawha cemeteryvjT vlf?.;-'' -:'f^r.--'':;^v-- Buy^War Savings Bonds and Stamps from yonr Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Cbnstua Huygens invented the first Pendulum Clock PAL RAZOR BLADES and Shoring Supplies BOOMHOWER HARDWARE Garner--O. C. Schroer, who has had his shoe repair shop in the G a r n e r greenhouse, recently moved it to the building on Main street. Bristou---A social hour in celebration of the 27th wedding anniversary of the Rev.' and Mrs. George W. Beadle followed the regular Bible class study at the Beadle home Wednesday night. Nora Springs--J. W. Wilson and John Strom drove to Conrad Sunday to visit with Dr. and Mrs. R. T. Spain and with Miss Ruth Wilson, who is recuperaTihg in the Spain home from a lengthy illness. Bleeville--Dr. and Mrs. Li C. Shaw returned Wednesday from Minneapolis, where they spent 4 days. . · Sheffield--Howard Deyo, Detroit, Mich., is visiting at the James Selix home. . Goodellr--Mrs. George Nolle left Wednesday for Camp · Edwards, Mass., -to visit George; who has been ill. . Sheffield--Pfc. and Mrs. Lawrence Bryant are parents of a son born Monday at the Lutheran hospital in Hampton. Private Bryant arrived Wednesday from Delhart, Texas, for a visit with his family. r Garner--Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Schmidt are parents of a daugh- ter'bom at the Rust nursing home Friday. Rldgeway--Pfc. Merle Fulsaas arrived Wednesday to spend a 2 weeks' furlough with his parents, Mr. and iMrs. Albert Fulsaas. He is.stationed at Lpwry/Field, Deri- yer,.Colo.,,' , v c -- - , i _ -- i . - Kinawha--Mr. and''Mrs.""Leon- ard-Olson, Mrs. Grace Anderson and Mrs. Alfred Christians, came Tuesday from Illinois to be at the bedside of their father, Eli Olson, who is ill at the home of his brother, J. E. Olson. / Iceland--Mrs. Frank McGreevey left this week for Minneapolis' to assist her daughter and family, the Perry Robinsons, in moving from Minneapolis to Mankato, Rake--Gpl. Ellsworth Russ, who is stationed in England, spent a week's furlough sightseeing 'in London, according to a letter received by his parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. E. Huss, Monday. Garner--Mrs. Coral Hammon of Oceanside, Cal., is visiting at the Alex T. Hammon home. She expects, soon to leave for her home at Fergus Falls, Minn., while her husband, Lt Coral Hammon is in the Marshall islands with the 4th marine division. Jfoiee--Army aviation student, Donald Evans, spent Tuesday at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Evans. He was moved from Texas to Sioux Falls, S. Dak. Sexton--Mrs. Martin Mimback and Mrs. Edward Branagan entertained the Sexton home project group at the Mimback home Tues- Garner--County Supt. Charles S. Whitney went · to Clarion Wednesday afternoon to attend a district meeting of north Iowa county- superintendents. Little Cedar -- Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Johnson, of Red- Wing, Minn., visited at the parental Joe Johnson home. Kanawha -- Mrs. M a'd e 1 i n e Adamson and small daughter returned to their home at Kenbsha, Wis., after visiting in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Hippen. Leland--Clifford Batton arrived fram Florida this week- to spend his leave with his father, Ed Batton. Clifford is in the navy, stationed in Florida. Hake--Henry Quame is attending the annual hardware convention in Des Moines this week. He accompanied John Slabba of Buffalo Center. Garner--Pvt. and Mrs. Gilbert Rowen and d a u g h t e r came Wednesday · for a visit with Mr. and Mrs.-Ed Wetterling. Rowen is a radio man in the army air corps, stationed in Florida. Mrs. Rowen will remain with her parents here. Clarion--Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Shields of Council Bluffs and their son, T. Sgt. Arnold Shields, Jr., were guests at the J. E. Waddell and Jack Henley homes. Sgt. Shields recently returned from the African and Sicilian battle reas. Nora Springs--Jack Keith has been seriously ill with pneumonia at his home here this week. Bicerille--Mrs. Thomas Hughes is spending this week at the home of her brother, Henry Klaes, at Moscow. Dougherty -- Mrs. Will Reed celebrated her 80th birthday anniversary Tuesday. Otranto--Mrs. Morris Hanson is at Mercy hospital at Mason City where she submitted to an operation for goiter Monday morning. Riflgeway--Lt. Lester Hovden, who is stationed at Dale Mabry Field, Talahassee, Fla., arrived Wednesday to spend a week's furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Helmer'J. Hovden. Stilson -- At a meeting of the Boone township Farm Bureau, Fern Huling was elected director. Jack Ostercamp, chairman, and Victor Loebig,' secretary ami GRANDMOTHER SAVES BROTHER Mother Burned While Trying to Save Child Clenuont, (IP)--A fire which de- sctroyed the family's trailer home claimed the life of 11-moriths-old Agnes Wedo, daughter of Mr.- and Mrs. John Wedo, Thursday. Mrs. Agnes Wedo', G4, the baby's grandmother, was taken to a West Union hospital with serious burns suffered when she rescued the child's brother. Gene Wedo, 3, from the flames. The children's mother also was burned in the rescue. Patents Get Posthumous Award to Son Ventura--Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Ford received the Purple Heart awarded posthumously to their son; Pfc. Donald R. Ford of the marine corps who was killed in action in the South Pacific Nov. 20. They also received the presidential unit citation ribbon bar with blue enameled star for service in action against the enemy in the Solomon Islands. A, BRANSON DIES SHOVELING SNOW Service Station Man Heart Disease Victim Hampton--Albert Branson, 62, died suddenly Thursday morning while shoveling snow in front of the R. C. Wolf service station at the intersection of highways and 65 where he is employed. 10 SGT. JAMES.E. EVANS day. Riceville--Mr., and Mrs. Oliver Farus went to Des Moines Wednesday night where they will attend a convention dealers. of hardware Nora Sprimre--Mrs. J. A. dough has been confined to her bed this week, suffering with sciatic rheumatism. Oiranto--Pfc. Leslie Klusmeier arrived home Wednesday morning from California for a 15-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Klusmeier. Swaledale--Mr. and Mrs. Harvey PolsdQ.fer entertained in honor of their son, Charles, who is home on 7 days' leave-from the navy. Among the guests was Robert Westover, home on ' 30 days' leave from the navy. Popejoy--A junior Red Cross chapter has been organized in each grade room in school. The first project is the stamp sale now in progress to continue until March 3, Clarion -- Miss Juliette Flieschl of Ne\v York City visited at the George Telford home. Miss Flieschl is no\v / working in the division of economic warfare in the stale departjneijt. N»ra Springs -- Mrs. Mathew Miller and Mrs. Milford Severson were joint hostesses to the Royal Neighbor lodge Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Miller. Riceville--Mrs. Henry Ollon is spending this week in River Falls, Wis., visiting at the parental Ward Mapes home. Garner--County Supt. Charles S. Whitney announces that rural 8th grade examinations in Hancock county will be given Monday, May 1. Examinations will be given at points to be announced later. Goodell--Mr. and Mrs. Francis Berkstrum of Cylinder visited Wednesday in the Kenneth Johnson home. The women are sisters. Leland--Martin Anderson came this week from a camp in California for a short visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Anderson. Martin is serving in the army. JOICE SOLDIERS MEET OVERSEAS H. S. Classmates Chat Together in England Joice -- Sgt. James Emerson Evans, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Evans, and 1st Lt. Donovan Bang, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bang, recently spent a day and a half together somewhere in England. Sergeant Evans has -been in England the past 17 months and since Lieutenant Bang arrived there last September,, the 2 men have been trying to locate each other. In letters written home, each thought the other had.gained in stature and weight, as well as knowledge from travel and schooling. Both men were confirmed together at the local church and were graduated together from the Joice independent high school. Sergeant Evans has .2 brothers in the service, Cpl. O. Lynn Evans, a member of the Persian Gulf service command; and army aviation student, Donald Evans, located at Sioux Falls, S. Dak. Lieutenant Bang has a wife and 10 months old daughter, Martha JoAnn, located at Pomona, Cal. Dr. J. F. Martin of Latimer, county coroner, after an examination, said cause of death was heart trouble. = Mr. Branson, a former resident of Hampton, returned here with his family last November after farming several years near Colman," S. Dak. He is survived by his wife, 3 sons, Harold of Flandreau, S. Dak.; Donald, Hampton; and Robert in the army air forces; a daughter, Mrs.'~WilUam Royer, Birmingham, 111.; a brother, Dean, of Guthrie Center, and a sister, Mrs. L. J. Nelson of Denver, Colo. Alumni Units Plan Rallies Iowa City--Six alumni clubs of 5 states are the first to schedule dinner meetings in observance of the University of Iowa's 97th birthday this month, the alumni office announced. Most of the rallies will occur near the actual date of the university's foundation, Feb. 25. First of them is the New York meeting Feb. 18 at which President Virgil Handier will be a speaker. Others now listed are Kansas City, Mo., Los Angeles, Cal., Rochester, N. Y., Fargo N. Dak., and Buffalo N. Y. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations ST. ANSGAR--Mrs. Josephine Golberg was to be hostess to the Dessert bridge club at her home Friday afternoon. MANLY--Mrs. Frank Garvey was hostess to Our Lady of Victory Guild Wednesday evening . GARNER--Miss Gertrude Tobin will be hostess to the Garner "Jeep" club at her home Monday evening. GARNER--Mr, and Mrs. C. L. Strate will be hosts to the M. T. Bridge club at their home Monday evening. GARNER--St. Boniface Guild will meet in the basement of the church Tuesday afternoon. KANAWHA -- The Harmony club will meet Monday evening in the grade school building. KANWHA--The following officers were re-elected at a meeting of the local chapter of the American Red Cross Wednesday: Mrs. Oscar Johnson, chairman; Mrs. G. W. .Tudd, vice-chairman; Mrs. J. R. Cosgriff, secretary; and E. B. Sheldahl, treasurer. SCARVILLE _ The Scarville Luther league vill meet Sunday evening. Refreshments will be served by the C. N. Larson and J. C. Larson families. RICEVILLE--There will be a fireman's ball at the Rainbow hall Wednesday night. Jimmie Smith arid his orchestra will furnish the music. Fridar, Feb. 11, 1944 3 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE HEMP PAYMENT CHECKS ARRIVE Acreage May Have to Be Rationed This Year GOES "NOTCH HIGHER--Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Barker of Little Cedar, near Osace, received word that their son, Loren C. Barker, has been promoted to 1st lieutenant. Lieutenant Barker entered the armed forces in Jane, 1942, and is now with the mechanized cavalry at Camp Coxcomb, Cal. PLANS MADE FOR SHEEP EXHIBIT Animals to Be Graded and Offered at Auction Mason City Marf Buys Team Horses for $415 Ventura--At an auction sale at the Wilbur Coe farm Tuesday 10 horses were sold for good prices. One team of strawberry roans sold for $415 to Jim Rhodes of Mason City. A Palamino riding stallion was sold to Dale Hill of Central Heights for S326. Cattle and other merchandise also brought good prices. DIES AT ROLFE New Hampton--Mrs. Mary Ann Burns, 97, of Lawler, diecl-at Rolfe, Tuesday. Funeral services will likely be held at Lawler, Mrs. Burns was Lawler's oldest resident, until she moved to Rolfe several years ago. School of Religion .*· Will Hold Observance Iowa City--Observance of National Brotherhood Week Feb. 20 to 26 will be led at the University of Iowa by the school of religion, it is announced by Doctor M. Willard Lampe, administrative director. Built around the theme "Brotherhood or Chaos," the programs will include radio broadcasts from station WSU1, special programs, and classroom emphasis, he said. Mr. Lampe said that brotherhood week, first suggested by the National Conference of Christians and Jews, is in its llth year of observance. \"The school of religion, with its 17 years of history, reiterates its belief that unity in brotherhood finds room for intelligent differences and that education is the road to inter-faith understanding," Mr. Lampe declared. "Morning Chapel," the daily WSUI program at 8 a. m. will include a triologue dealing with problems of group relations, talks by men and women of Catholic, protestant, and Jewish faiths, and a panel discussion by staff members of the school of religion, will occur Feb. 21-26. Hagen Offers BilJ to Assist Men in Service Washington, (U.R)--Representa- tive Harold C. Hagen (F.-L.., Minn.), introduced a bill to make it optional for service men to remain in the armed ,forces until such time as they desire to return to civilian life. "The purpose 'of this bill," he said, "would be to keep men in the armed" services until they theml selves feel or know they Have a job, or an onportunity to get one, in civil life." Nortbwood--Cerro Gordo, Winnebago and Worth counties will hold the first lamb grading show and sale to be held in the county at the fairgrounds Wednesday. The lambs will be put in pens and graded by C. W. McDonald, sheep husbandman of Iowa State college and originator of the 4-H western lamb feeding project. In the afternoon the lambs will be sold at public auction to buyers or individuals wishing to make a bid. ' i Each boy is to" pick out of his pen or pens one lamb, after, they have been graded. These lambs will be shown in a special market lamb class and will also be sold separately from the other lambs in the pen. The Northwood Commercial club is sponsoring the special prizes and made it possible for a lamb banquet and. program to be put on Wednesday evening. 'Garner--J. M. Townsend, manager of the Britt hemp mill, reports that checks in payment of the 1943 crop of hemp grown for the mill, are beginning to arrive in the county. The first group of checks to be received were 20 in number and totaled $13,106.96. In a recent survey conducted by, the management o£ the plant it was found that growers are asking for a larger acreage in 1944. Replies received thus far indicate, that growers would like to increase their plantings of hemp in 1944 by about 64 per cent. With an acreage allotment for the Britt plant of 4,250 in 1944, it appears that the acreage for the growing of hemp for the Britt mill will have to be rationed in 1944 to allow all who grew hemp in 1943 to participate in 1944. Set MarschallHites Saturday at Hampton Hampton--Funeral services for John J. Marschall, widely known Hampton druggist, will be held at the Johnson funeral home at 2:15 p. m. and at the Congregational church at 2:30 p. m. Saturday with the Hev. D. M. Beggs, Congregational pastor, in charge. Burial will be at Hampton, Mr. Marsehall died Wednesday noon at the Lutheran hospital here after a several weeks illness with heart trouble. He was engaged in the drug business irr Hampton since 1897. Returns to Newspaper He Left 31 Years Ago New Hampton--When E. J. Feuling purchased the New Hampton Tribune 34 years ago, one of his employes was E. J. Bliss. Bliss quit 3 years later and was employed by the postoffice department here until he was retired last year. Now Mr. Bliss is again helping Mr. Feuling publish the -weekly newspaper. Robert D. Skar, foreman, has been employed by Mr. Feuling for 24 years. HOLD HORSE SALE Cresco--The Cresco public stock barn will be the scene of a special horse sale Saturday when a large number of horses will saddle and be sold at d r a f t auction. Buyers are expected to come from various points in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Population Holds Own in Winneshiek County Decorah--During January there were, according to.records compiled by Miss Libbie Hiller in the office of Clerk of Court Julian Moe, 26 births and 26/deaths. It is interesting to note that the number of boys born and the number of girls is the same--13 boys and 13 girls. ,. In addition to the 26 deaths within the county, there were 7 burials' of former residents who died elsewhere. - During January "there were 11 marriages and -.one divorce in Winneshiek county. Argentina has more than 13,500,000 population. EASY TERMS will Far far Yoir GLASSES DR. G. F. FAILOR, Opt. 19y 2 No . Federal FARM SEEDS South Dakota People 3uy Kanawha Reporter Kanawha--Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Adams of Artesian, S. Dak., have purchased the local weekly, The tanawha Reporter, from Miss Marion A. Aasgaard, and took charge this week. Otto L. Vaughn las been editor and manager of he Reporter for the past year. AMERICAN N , owthat:ithas8nowed y o U know it's high time to take your' *««TM·*·*.»·« uied tire chain-, to a WEED CHAIN dealer for inspection and reconditioning. Or if you need new chain* and you? car is in essential civilian work, ask fot WEED AMERICAN BAR-XZZOTOKCED--the best buy in tire chains. For every contact link i» reinforced with a bridge of steel which assures longer mileage, better traction, greater safety. Don't let spinning rear wheels waste gas and rip tires. Don't risk loss of car and injuries to passengers through skif' crashes. Get your WEED CHAINS now. Remember--NKMD CARS NKD MtUO CHAINS! H*de by AJUJOCAK ouux cmsnK of Axmcui aunt · CAM COM»AJTY, IMC., Bridgeport, Conn. =S Swine, Beef Producers Name Officers at ISC Ames--Two agricultural associations holding annual meetings at Iowa State college during Farm and Home Week elected officers Wednesday. William Yungclas was elected president of the Iowa Swine Producers association, and W. A. Hopley of Atlantic, president of the Iowa Beef Producers association. GET WEDDING LICENSE Reno, Nev., U.R--Joan Mary LeSueur, 30, and William Wiseman, 58, New York, obtained a marriage license here Thursday shortly after Mrs. LeSueur had Won an uncontesled divorce from L a w r e n c e LeSueur, Columbia Broadcasting system commentator in London, it was reported. 4-H GIRLS ELECT Cresco--Newly elected officers of the Saratoga Chips 4-H girls club are: Elaine Watson, president; Erma Jean Miles, vice president; Shirley Watson, secretary; Elaine Merrill, treasurer; Mary Lquvar, historian; Ethel Miles v re- po'rter. To My Farm Friends: The situation in Farm Seeds needs your attention now, no matter what you are going td need. There is a real shortage, a serious shortage o£ Red Clover, Alfalfa, . and other Farm Seeds. They get more serious every day. Right now my Mason City store Is loaded with Farm Seeds. But 'my stocks are going fast and I know I will be sold out on many items long before planting time. I urge you to come into my Mason City store now. See for yourself what fine quality I have for you and make your selection before it is too late. I urge you to do this without delay. Earl May ALFALFA Grimm Type (99% Pure), Farm Belt (99% Pure). RED CLOVER Medium Red Clover (99% Pure). SWEET CLOVER High purity and high germination. BROME GRASS Extra Fancy Hardy Northern Grown. TIMOTHY AND TIMOTHY MIXTURE All Timothy Mixtures are 20% to 25% Clovers. Timothy-Red Clover, Timothy-Red Clover-Alsike and Timothy-Alsike. SEED OATS Tama and Boone, in both Certified and Uncertified seed. Also, a complete Une of pasture mixtures. SEED POTATOES--Irish Cobblers, Early Ohios and Warbas CERTIFIED BLUE TAG RED RIVER VALLEY SEED. Increased yields from Certified Seed more than pay for the seed. VICTORY GARDEN SEEDS We have complete stocks o£ vegetable seeds now ready for you. THE BEST VARIETIES, THE HEAVIEST YIELDING STRAINS, TESTED FOR PURITY AND HIGH GERMINATON. Come in now. Get yours early. EARL MAY'S STORE Nursery Stock and Seeds 2U Sooth Federal Are. MASON cm* Telephone Applied For n

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