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Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, March 5, 1937
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE. MARCH 5 ,,-..,,.,-, BOY FALLS IN FLOOD STREAM Youth Tumbles Out of Car and Later Dies After Being Gassed. CRESCO--The rushing current of a stream, swelled by the thaw ing of ice and snow, late Thurs day claimed the life of Walte Burns, G year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Burns, living IV- mile south of Cresco. While the boy and his older sis- ler, Mary, 12, were walking homi from Assumption school at Cres. co, Walter slipped off the uppe side of a culvert and fell into the rushing current which pinnec him under (lie culvert. Unable to help him, the boy't, sister rushed home but the parents were at Lawler, called there by the death of a relative. Tile sister then called for aid to the CCC camp a mile west o£ Cresco The CCC boys extricated the boy from beneath the culvert after he had been pinned there foi 40 minutes. By that time the water had lake its toll and efforts to revive him failed. Walter is survived by his parents and six brothers and sisters Melting snow had filled the culvert with swiftly running watei at the Dvorak highway. The body was taken to the Bradley funeral home and Requiem mass will be conducted at Assumption Catholic church Saturday morning with burial in Calvary cemetery. YOUTH IS OVERCOME WHILE DRIVING AUTO LIME SPRINGS--Lyle Reis, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Reis, a mile east of town, was-overcome with monoxide gas poisoning as he drove up to a filling station He tumbled out of the car when the.door was opened. He was given medical aid immediately, but all efforts failed and he died Thursday. Mr. Hcis was unmarried. :-: HERE AND THERE :-: Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota Osage Man Is Given Sentences, Charged With Beating Wife OSAGE--Anthony Kurtz, 50, appeared in Osage district court Thursday after-noon and pleaded guilty to three charges: Assault with intent to inflict great bodily injury and two charges of malici- ,ous. .threats; with: intent, to..compel person^ threatened ,4o act against her will, once on Feb. 27 and again on March 2. It was claimed he beat his wife. Judge M. II Kepler gave Mr. Kurtz three consecutive sentences of one year, and two five year sentences at i o r t Madison. His wife has taken out papers for divorce. Hamburger Shop Damaged. ELMA--The West Side Ham- burgnr shop operated by Mrs.- Clem Kelly was slightly damaged by fire early Thursday. The prompt assistance of the firemen saved the building. New Teacher Elected. OSAGE--Miss Alena Neil of Davenport has been elected to fill the position of teacher in the commercial department of the high school. Miss Lucille Dickman who formerly held the position resigned to accept a similar one at Morningside college in Sioux Ctiy. Elsie Knapp, who has been sub- stituling in the commercial department has returned lo her work at Hamilton college in Mason City. Teacher Resigns Position. LIME SPRINGS--Miss Betty Linnevold of Decorah has resigned her teaching position in the f i f t h and sixth grades, on account of ill heallh. Miss Laverne Johnson has been elected to the vacancy. Return to Homes. GREENE--Mrs. Roy McGraw and Melvin Stevenson of Rockford, III.; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Lovell and Albert Stevenson of Leaf River, 111.; left for their homes after a brief visit with Mrs. Eli Stevenson. They came to attend the funeral services of Mr. Know Your State A Daily Fact About loway Stevenson. Buy Fred Hall Farm. . RUDD-- Verne and Earl Kuhlemeier have purchased tlie Fred Hall farm two miles east and three son Will Former Resident of Riceville Succumbs in Kanakinak, Alaska RICEVILLE--Mrs. Matt Flens- bm-g, 41, formerly Miss Ruth Sheldon, died in the iiospital at Kana- kmak, Alaska. Burial was made at that place. Death followed the birth of a son, who survives. She grew to young womanhood in this vicinity, later going with her parents to Nelson, Minn. She went to Alaska five, years ago where she was a nurse in a government hospital. A year ago she returned to the home of her par- C ?^T' Mr ' and Mrs ' Fred Sheldon at Nelson, and was there united in marriage to Matt Flensburg. She was a registered nurse and before going to Alaska had worked in Chicago and St. Paul She returned after their marriage to her work in Alaska. Her hus-banri is a commercial a\"«tbr. She leaves besides her husband and i n f a n t son, her parents and three brothers. Mrs. Bigelow Buried. OSAGE--Funeral services were held here at the Champion fu- Jieral home Friday afternoon in charge of the Rev. John D. Kern of the Osage Baptist church for Mrs. Will Bigelow, 71, who died Tuesday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Pilgrim, after a four weeks illness with heart disease. miles south of Rudd. Are Parents of Son BUFFALO CENTER--A was born to Mr. and Mrs. Bruns the first of this week. Meet at Church. R O C K W E L L--M r s. Maud rummon's division of the Bap- :ist Ladies' aid met at the church basement Thursday afternoon and enjoyed a S o'clock luncheon. Arc Parents of Son. SWALEDALE--A son was born ,o Mr. and Mrs. Henry Olgen- n-unj, northwest of here, March 3. He weighed 9 pounds. Buy Car of Cattle. LIME SPRINGS--Postmaster A. . Buchanan and J. A. Ruesink motored to St. Paul and purchased a carload o£ cattle for their farms. Daughter Is Born. JOICE--Mr. and Mrs. S. N. Laron are parents of a daughter born Wednesday evening. Suffers Injured Finger. STILSDN--One of Mrs. J. P trunewald's fingers was caught in a clothes basket Tuesday and was njured badly. Submit to Operation. RUDD--Da'ryl Hanson submitted to an operation at the Cedar Valley hospital Tuesday. Mrs. Foy Kncisel was dismissed from the Cedar Valley hospital Wednesday She u at the Ray Helmers home. Returns lo California. LATIMEH--Ervin Rothmann, who has been out in California returned to liis home ngain Tuesday. Visilors From Fairmont GARNER--The Rev. and Mrs. A r t h u r Beck of Fairmont, Minn were guests of the Rev. and Mrs H. R. Wrede here Thursday. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Zeitz also of Fairmont. Mrs. Zeitz is a sister of Mr W"=de and a niece to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Wonvood near Garner, where they also visited. The Rev Mr Wreed and Rev. Mr. Beck" were closely associated in their work at Gushing, Okla., and Mr. Beck came at this time to visit Mr Wrcde who has been ill for several weeks. Leave for Minnesota. GREENE--Mrs. William Cable, Mr G. E. Lambert, her son; Jean, Catherine and Roy Jr., Perry left Wednesday night for DOS Moines whore Mrs. Cable and Mr. Lambert w i l l engage in business Return In Wintcrset. no C K \V E LL--Albert Grossweiler returned fo his work at Wmterset Wednesday afler spending a few days here wtih his fam- The level of prices received by Iowa farmers on Feb. 15, 1937 declined slightly below Hie high point established one month ea°- lier. Price correspondents for the bureau of agricultural economics of the U. S. department of agriculture reported price advances for most grains and a number of minor commodities such as potatoes soybeans, and alfalfa hay. WINNERS NAMED AT MESERVEY Thornton Gets Two Firsts in High School Declam Competition. MESERVEY -- In the sub-dis- tnct high school declamatory contest held Wednesday night at the gymnasium, Leland Zimmerman ,o£ Meservey won first in oratorical; Martha Ruth James, Thornton, first in dramatic, and Mary Courtney, Thornton, first in humorous. The schools of Meservey Thornton and Swaledale competed' The judges were teachers from the Belmond school. Serve Saturday. BRITT _ The Rebekah lodge will serve a chicken dinner at the I. O. O. P. hall Saturday. AVill Be Married Soon. OSAGE -- Mrs. L.. W. Williams and Mrs. Elna Stickney entertained at a pre-nuptial shower si the latter's home in honor of Alice Robcson who will be married soon to Donald Stokes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Stokes of Mitchell. They will make their home on the parental Stokes farm near Mitchell. Return From California. B U R T -- Vern Martinson returned Wednesday from a two months' visit in California. Garden Club Meets. ST. ANSGAR-- The Garden club held a meeting at the home o£ Mrs. Joe Cherney. Visitor From Walker. THOMPSON-- Mrs. Chris Jensen of Walker, Minn., is spending the week visiting her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Austin, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Knule Ophcim. Will Hear Peterson. BRITT-- The Rev. John Peterson will deliver the sermon at the Evangelical Free .church Sunday morning in the absence of the minister, the Rev. O. M. Johnson, who is attending a Bible conference at Minneapolis. Submits to Operation. SP1LLVILLE-- Joseph Kruchek underwent an operation at the La Crosse hospital Thursday. Leaves for Rochester. FERTILE-- Mr. and Mrs. Roy NOBODY ENJOYS TAKING MEDICINE; Ycl, most people nf. gome lima Buffer from common constipation. Why not correct this condition the natural way--by including a ready- to-eat cereal with your daily meals instead of taking weakening- pills and drugs? Kcllogg's ALL-BRAN adds tho "bulk" the average system needs. In the body, ALL-BHAN absorbs twice its weight in water, forming a soft, spongelike mass -- which gently cleanses the intestines. Kellogg's ALL-BRAN also furnishes vitamin B to tone up the intestines and iron for the blood. Just cat two tablespoonfuls it day, as a cereal -with milk or cream, or cooked into appetizing muffins, breads, etc. Three times daily in severe cases. ALL-BRAN is sold at all crocera. Jfade nnd guaranteed ly Kellogg in Battle Creek. Visiior From Xa Crosse ROCKWJELL_Mi-.s. Mae Keenan-Sessman of La Crosse, arrived Wednesday for a visit with her mother and other relatives. Mrs. Lojran Hostess DOWS-- The Thursday club met this week in the home of Mrs. II S. Logan. Mrs. Wallace Meyer gave the history of the "Reader's JJigest and read several short articles from different numbers Roll call was answered with, "Beauty Spo's in Iowa." ----,,,,,-- i l l t n, L . cl , cnapier . O. E. S. will hold a-school ot instruction at the I. O. O. F Ijall Monday The school of instruction will open at 1 o'clock with Mrs. Eva Burrows of Dumont, instructor. Other distinguished visitors will be Mrs. Laura Lenz, R - H " " C ' ty MlSl Jo ' ln Hammill Charie?City. Pear ' TM* C Fluglc! T ^r~ JO_ICE-- A boys' Heard. chorus from .. ~ ·* "w.r.-» unorus trom the_Concordia Luther league sang at the Lenten service Wednesday sp3£* TIlG RSV ' L ' F " **efe Kcturn (o St. Paul. LEDYARD-- Mr. and Mrs. Wil- . . - ian ? P'Y' 5 of St. Paul returned A.I! ,"" horae afler visiting at the Albert Barnes home. Visit at Marshalllown. THOMPSON-- The Rev. A. G Heddlq. Dr. and Mrs. E. E. Stewart Milton Stewart and Albert Mart motored to Marslialltown Thursday to visit. Mrs. Heddie, who has spent several there, will return home. , weeks Larson left Thursday for Rochester, Minn., where Mr. Larson will enter the Mayo clinic for an examination in regard to his health. Leaves for Des Moines. KANAWHA -- Oscar Johnson left Wednesday for Des Moines to take up his duties as representative at the Iowa state legislature following a recess from last week. Return to Edgrewood. ST. ANSGAR--Mr. and Mrs. George Hagensick o£ Edgewood returned to their home after visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hugensiclr. Honored at Dinner. OSAGE--Miss Mildred Mcllnay was hostess to the Nissan hospital s t a f f at a 6:30 dinner at her home here Thursday evening in honor of Miss Antonia Falk who will be married in April to Joseph Hofmeister of Des Moines. Miss Gladys Dietrich will take Miss. Talk's place as supervisor of the Nissen hospital afler April I. Suffers Nervous Breakdown. LEDYARD -- M i s s Genevieve Busch is seriously ill at her home, having suffered a nervous breakdown. Visitor From Minneapolis. ST. AWSGAR--Robert Hegland, who attends the Minneapolis Business college, visited his parents, Mr., and Mrs. B. T. Hegland. Returns From Nebraska. THOMPSON--Mrs. J. J. Sharpness returned Wednesday from a visit of several weeks xvilh a sister in Omaha. Son In Hospital. BURT--Mrs. Jay Graham went In Iowa City to sec her son, Glenn, who has been a patient at the University hospital for some weeks receiving treatments for infantile paralysis. Mrs. Graham will receive instructions in caring for him so that he may be brought home soon. Return From Merrill. FERTILE--The Rev. and Mrs. James Miller returned to this community, bringing their son, Donald, and wife back here after spending three months with the parents at Merrill. Mr. and Mrs. Miller were entertained at the C. E. Eikenbary home Wednesday night ant! wfll return to their home Friday. Visitor From Chicaso. KANAWHA--Miss Olga Locffler of Chicago came Tuesday lo visif at the home of her brother Fred Loerfler. Miss L n e f f l e r was a former resident of Kanawhn be- fore moving with her parents to Chicago. Returned From Norway. RAKE--Julius Esteboe, who recently returned from a visit in Norway, arrived at Rake Thursday lo visit .at the home of his brother John Esteboe and family before returning to his work on the Great Lakes. Will Resume Work. NEW HAMPTON-Leonard H. ohuUnglaw, 27, former Upper Iowa University athlete who was head coach at the New Hampton high school until stricken early in January wtih internal hemorrhages, will start teaching again on Monday. His physician stated that his condition was good but told him not to do any coaching until at least fall. Many Large Schools to Compete at Britt for Honors in Music BRITT--The sub-district music contest will be held in Britt March 11, 12 and 13 with the, following towns competing: Mason City, Eagle Grove, Belmond, Britt, Buffalo Center, Clarion, Clear Lake, Forest City, Garner, Lake Mills, Northwood, Corwlth, C r y s t a l Lake, Fertile, Goldfield, Hanlon- lown, Joice, Kanawha, Kensett, Klemme, Ledyard, Manly, Plymouth, Rockwell, S w a l e d a l e , Thompson, Thornton, Titonka Wesley and Woden. The contest will open at 7:30 p. m. on Thursday, March 1J. Fair Dates Set. HAMPTON--Sept. 13 to 17 have been set as .the dates for the 1937 Franklin county fair, according to Ira M. Miller, president of the Franklin county fair association. WOMAN GASSED NEAR TITONKA Mrs. Henken Is Overcome by Monoxide Poisoning While Washing. TITONKA_Mrs. 'Fred Henken, west of town, · narrowly escaped death late Wednesday from monoxide gas poisoning. She was in the basement doing the family washing with a machine with a gasoline motor. About 4 o'clock she was taking a basket of clothes to put on the line when her husband, who was just ready to drive to town to bring the children home from school, saw her collapse and fall. He went to her assistance and found her unconscious. He car- ried her to the car and immediately drove to a doctor's office where she was given treatment. It was an hour and a half before she regained consciousness. She was taken home as soon as she had revived sufficiently and put to bed. She suffered Thursday from shock and exposure. When she collapsed, she fell into muddy, icy water from the melting snow and had to be taken to a physician's in that condition. The exhaust from the moior in the basement was piped to the o u t side but there must have been an inside undiscovered leak. Seek School Posts, BRITT--The annual school election will be held next Monday. Dr. D. F. Shaw is out for school director nnd E. C. Barlik far treasurer. Bruce Lacock and C. W. Botsford have held these positions for three and ten years respectively and did not come up for reelection. M'INTIRE MAN HIT BY BEAM Suffers Crushed Ankle as Result of Injury on Bridge Work. McINTlRE--Lenard Lttfz, formerly o£ Mclntire, was injured while working with a crew of men in building on an iron bridge about Z miles south of Mclntire. One of the large iron beams fell, striking Lenard just above the shoe top. It crushed the bone in the ankle. He was taken to the Iiospital in Osage. He is about 32 years old. You aren't licked when you can sit and meditate without t h i n k i n g how you have been mistreated.-- Dulntquc Telcffritpii-Ilcralrt. Buy a NEW CHEVROLET CAR - P R I C E D Sii ~2% ?.* both- PERFECTED HYDRAULIC BRAKES (With DonN«-Aftkulaled Brake Shin Llnkun.) neeoont/ed everywlwa as tho safest, smoothest, most dependable brakes ever builL NEW ALL-SILENT, ALL-STEEL BODIES Witt! 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