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Saturday, March 6, 1937
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JUiGHT · ; MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 6 · 1937 ' "TRAIN GREW BLAMED IN FATAL BOYD R. R. ACCIDENT i DIRECTOR OF I. C,C, REPORTS Says Train Not CoiTectl Identified, Leading to Crash. WASHINGTON, (/P)_An Intel state'Commerce commission direc tor. 'reported Saturday a trai crew's failure to comply with ciders caused a railroad collision a Boyd, Iowa, last December, whip killed five persons and injured six Director W. J. Patterson of In bureau of safety said the head-o crash o f , passenger train No. 2 and freight train No. 26 of the Chi cago, Great Western railroad oc curred when a train on.a passin. track was identified incorrectly. At 50 Mites an Hour. The crew.of the west-bound passenger train, he reported, In "the darkness and fog" mistook ; freight train standing on a passim track at Fredericksburg, Iowa, fo freight No. 23, which it was ti meet. -"Train No. 23 continued and passed, signal 271.1 under a clea Indication and, while approach ing.Boyd, 4.6 miles beyond, i collided with'train second No. 2t while traveling at a speed estimated to have been 50 to 60 mile an hour," he reported. Employes Arc Killed. "Notwithstanding means ' o identification available to the crev, of the passenger train, they failed properly to identify the train on the passing track at the.meeting point and proceeded withou knowing positively that this wa the train they were to meet." All employes on both train: were killed,in .the accident. Opera to Be Presented. CEDAR PALLS--Coming event for the spring.quarter at the low; State Teachers college include th- opera, "Carmen," March 11 anc 12, by the music department under the direction of W. E. Hays assistant professor of voice, anc the' annual Mardi Gras masque ball March IS under the auspice of the Romance language depart ment. 3 Seek School Post. EAGLE GROVE--The annual school election of the independent school district of Eagle Grove will be held Monday. Candidates who have filed for the positions are as follows: For .the three year term, Mrs. Bertha: Hobbet," no opposition; for the : one year term, F..-H. Wixorh,; Mrs. Lucille/ Johnson and Merryl MacNaughtoh; ·;., : $2,500 Suit Filed : at Hampton Against Driver Who Hit Bus HAMPTON--Ray Shittjer filed suit Friday against Ralph Jones for $2,500 with interest at 6 pel- cent from Nov. 7, 193G, for injuries received in an automobile accident on that date when a bus belonging to the Jefferson Transportation company on which the plaintiff was a passenge'r, and a car driven by the defendant, collided in Hampton on Fourth street southeast, near an intersection. The bus subsequently crashed into a tree and the plaintiff was thrown against the windshield, suffering injuries to his chest and face and a torn ligament, necessitating an operation. The plaintiff claims the defendant drove in a negligent and reckless manner and at an excessive speed of 35 miles an hour and failed to give right of way to the bus. He asks Jamages for suffering, loss of lime, and medical and surgical How Iron Giant Lifts Up a Locomotive irimstead, Lake Mills, Plans Trip to Europe LAKE MILLS -- Jacob Grimstead is planning to leave this spring on a trip through Holland Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway, traveling on the continent by car. Mr. Grimstead received a B. A. degree in Norway and has studied considerably in America. Wilt Combine Services. IOWA FALLS--The English Lutheran church of Iowa Falls will put a reorganized program of religious education into effect, beginning Sunday, March 14. Instead of the Sunday school and the morning'worship period being two separate and distinct services,-the ristruction and the worship pe- iods will be unified into a 'con- inuous service. In the re-organ- zed program the classwork will begin al 10:15 a. m. At 11 o'ctock all those in the school above 12 ears of age will worship in the uidtorium of the church. :-: HERE AND THERE :-: Miscellaneous J terns From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in -North Iowa and Southern Minnesota File For School Posts. RAKE--The annual school elec- on wilt be held at the town hall tonday when two directors to erve a term'of three years each ill he elected. A. E. Frandle and . E. Quam appear on the ticket fill the expired terms of Gust ohnson and. .O, JE. .Quam,''. .who ave filed^for -re-election. : ·'·:· '·'.· · · Gentle hand washing · action. ·· Floating; self adjusting agitator. « Thermal "Silvercote" insulated tub. · Exclusive electric safety .wrinjrcr. Standard equipment on all Voss Washers. EXTRA! DURING OUR SPRING SALE $10.00 FOR YOUR OLD WASHER IN TRADE ON THE NEW I'm voss K I T A 51.00 Value for Only 25c $2.50 Down Places any new 1337 Voss Washer in Your Home. ' FREE! With Each Voss Sunbeam Washer A PAIR OF SELF DRAINING TUBS We Offer Other Electric Washers for as Low as $ 39 .95 You Casi Buy a Washer on Payments as Little as $ 1 per week ' Phone 17 for Evening Appointment turrie Van Ness £77 Teaciier Is llccovering. GENEVA--Miss Hannah Finn who teaches at Stanhope, is al the home of her parents, Mr. anc Mrs. F. P. Finn recovering from an attack of mumps. Care for Father. BRISTOW--Mr. and Mrs. Harm Titus, of Waverly, arrived Wednesday to care for Mrs. Titus' father, Isaac Alberts, 84, who has been in poor health for some time. Charles Albert, who has been looking after his father, left for Nora Springs upon the arrival of Mr. and Mrs. Titus. Mrs. Clark Hostess. KANAWHA,-- The . Women's Foreign Missionary society of the Methodist church met Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. J. L. Clark with Mrs. S. A. Barber as assistant hostess. Mrs. J. W. Jurgens was the leader of devotions and Mrs. E. P. Cook was the program leader. Was in Fort Dodge. ROWAN--Charles Sellers spent Wednesday, in Fort Dodge. Visitor From Brookings.-,, . CHAPIN--Joe 'Levitt, who has been spending- j-the :'' winter at Brookings, S. Dak., working with the Salvation army, came Wednesday to spend the summer here with his brother, C. A, Levitt. Superintendent Is Visitor. ST. ANSGAR--Dr. F. W. Court, district superintendent o£ the M. E. church will be here March 7th. A basket dinner will be served in the church at noon. Returns From Chicago. CALMAR--Mayor Coleman returned home Wednesday night from a few days trip in Chicago. At Baumpartner Home. LUVERNE--The Luverne cemetery 'association will hold its March meeting at the home 'of Mrs. Baumgartner, with Miss Hulda Fritzemeier, and Miss Grace Lichty assisting hostesses..A covered dish luncheon will be served as usual. Book Club Meets. ROWAN--The Rowan book club met in the Earl Sellers home Tuesday evening. A covered .dish luncheon was served. Will Meet Monday. NORA SPRINGS -- The annual meeting of Park Cemetery association of Nora Springs will be held Monday evening, March 15, at 7:30 at the F. W. Schmidt home. Visit at Ormsby. STILSON -- Mrs. Ren Terpstra and Marlene are visiting her brother, Russe! Slagle, and family in Ormsby, Minn. [ Returns From Nnrtli Dakota. STILSON--Miss Viola Humphrey, who has been spending the winter in North Dakota with her parents, returned here Wednesday. She has lived here a couple of years with hex- grandmother, Mrs. Anna Jeffords. Mission Group Meets. NORA SPRINGS--The Woman's Missionary society of the Evangelical church .met at the Selby Russell home Wednesday with Mrs. Herman Burtz as leader of the lesson. Return From Madison. CARPENTER -- Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kruse and Dale Hulshizer returned from Madison, V/is. Sylvester operated the garage during Mr. Kruse's absence. Mrs. Foster Hostess. NORA SPRINGS--Mrs. Henry Foster entertained the Harmony club Thursday afternoon.- Mrs. Claude Tatum reviewed "The Best Short Story" by Joseph Lincoln. Know Your State A Daily Fact About loway Agricultural economics facts a Ames showed Saturday the Feb ruary Iowa farm price index stooc. at 136 per cent of its 1910-14 leve the highest figure for that month since 1930. The Iowa State college extension publication pointed out however, that the February index was three points below its January peak which registered a six year high. Mrs. Foster had several guests and among them were her mother and sister, Mrs. J. F. Lanck and Mrs. Robert McGowan, both of Renwick. F R E E CARBURETOR and FUEL PUMP TEST CENTRAL AUTO ELECTRIC CO. 23 First Street S. E.' PHONE 431 Auxiliary Plans Contest. CRYSTAL LAKE--The March meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary was held in the haL vlth Mrs. Sid Higgle and Mrs. Hay iiggle . as hostesses. Mrs. James Carp gave a talk on national de- ense. The Auxiliary was divided nto two groups to see which side can raise the most money to remodel the hall. Mrs. Clarence Monson is one captain and. Mrs Lela Gordon is the othercaptain Mrs. LuVerne Stewart Js-lieutenant for Mrs. · Monson and Mrs. Alma McFarland is lieutenant for Mrs. Gordon. Goes fo Corydon. SEXTON--Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Taylor went to Corydon Thursday to attend the funeral of Mr. Taylor's grandfather', 85,. He died Tuesday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Nettie Brewer in Corydon. Miss Plumly President. R O C K F O R D -- Mrs. Mary Knight entertained the America! Association o£ University Womer at, her home. Mrs. Knight presented the program on the tonic of "Applied Art." Election of" officers resulted as follows: President Miss Hazel Plumly; vite president, Mrs, Lloyd Merick; secretary, Louise Sieh, and treasurer Mrs. · Mary Knight. Play Is Presented. NORA SPRINGS --The Christian Social circle presented a one act play and a program Friday evening. Visitor From Oklahoma, CARPENTER--Mrs. T. V. Adams of Oakland, Minn., is visiting this week at the home of her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. N. L. Culbertson. Dies in Michigan. SPRINGS--Carl Croweil received word of the death of his brother, Arthur's, wife. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Croweil were former $;sidenls here but for several years have been living in Michigan. Go to Jcsflp. KANAWHA--Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Judd went to Jesup Wednesday where Mrs. Judd will stay at the home of Mrs. M. J, Grosscup who is ill at her home. Mr. Judd returned home Thursday evening. Visits at Berkley. CHAPIN--Lawrence Scott left Friday to visit, friends at Berkley. Go to Mason City. WHITTEMORE ---Francis Higley went to Mason City Thursday to make his home with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harve Higley, ~3r., who recently moved to Maton City from Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. Higley operate a beer parlor and cafe at that place. Hull House Discussed. KANAWHA--The Alpha Lambda society met Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. Willard Duer. The program was ' a "History of Hull House" by Marian Ersland and the "Biography of Jane Adams" given by Maxine Lucas. The next meeting will be the annual mother's party at the home of Mrs. Orville Faber March 18. Accomplishments Described ·' CLARfON -- Fifteen members and three guests of the Progress club were entertained at the home Jf Mrs. Addie Goslin Thursday af- -ernoon. A solo was presented by Jean McCormick and a review of 4-H club work by Mrs. Will McCormick. Thursday being Achievement day, Mrs. Orville Hoyt told of the accomplishments of the club from the time of its origin u n t i l 1921, Mrs. Alice Bunn from 1921 until 1935, and Mrs. Nettie -'rakes, present secretary, told of he achievements of the last two years. Returns From Chicago. SEXTON--Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven returned Thursday from Chicago where they took their son, Wilbur, to enter the Deisel engineering school. \Vill Live at Norlhwoofl. ST. ANSGAR--Mr. and Mrs. Norval Hendrickson have driven over from Northwood two days this week and are disposing of their household goods by sale. Auxiliary Meeting- Held. CALMAR--The American Legion auxiliary met Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Frank Marron with Mrs. Marron, Mrs. Holverson and Mrs. Shindelar as hostesses. Meets at Eppens Home. CALMAR -- The community Ladies Aid Society met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. William Eppens. "Sample" Supper Served. LITTLE CEDAR--The Woman's Missionary society served a "Sample Supper" in the basement of the Baptist church Thursday eve- Oiing.i.A , good. sized crowd attended.- ; · · · ' - . . : Taken to Mason City. PLYMOUTH--Miss Ardith Stevens who has been ill several days was taken to a hospital in Mason City Wednesday for treatment. Submits to Operation. BRITT--Donald Wedmore was taken to the Mercy hospital at Mason City Thursday afternoon where he underwent an operation for appendicitis. Donald is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence ' Wedmore. 3(1 Arc Entertained. HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. John Smith and son, Jack, were hosts Thursday evening to 36 guests at the annual C. C. H. club party. Quilting and cards furnished entertainment. Mr. and Mrs. F. 'C. Missal of Garner were present and new residents of this community who accepted invitations to attend included Mr. and Mrs. Lee Goetz, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Oswalt and Miss Seamers. Taken to Hospital. LAKE MILLS -- Mrs. Leonard uiunderson was taken seriously ill Friday morning and was taken in the ambulance to Naeve hospital at Albert Lea; Mi's. Gunderson ave birth to a son Tuesday. Called (o Minneapolis. HAYFIELD--Mrs. Ray Hawley was called to Minneapolis by the serious illness of her father who ·esided there and who died shortly iftei- her arrival. He had been in poor health for some time. Visitor From California. P L Y M O U T H -- Miss Belva Clarck of Redland; Cal., came for an indefinite visit at the home of her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. r ohn Browers. Home From Oslcaloosa. LAKE MILLS -- Miss Marjorie ilartinson, daughter of Mr. and VIrs. Oscar Martinson, arrived lome Friday f r o m Oskaloosa vhere, she has been employed the past four months. She will remain here for two months. Visitor From Lake Crystal BRITT--- Mr. and Mrs. Floyd ilkins and daughter, Darlene nd James Hanson of Lake Crysal, Minn., visited a few days the oast week with Mrs. Anton Ja- obsen. Mrs. Wilkins is a grand- aughlcr of Mrs. Jacobson. Hostess to Aid Society. CRYSTAL LAKE--Mrs. Emma icanlon and Mrs. Albert Soner- olm were hostesses to the Ladies id which met Thursday after- oon in the church basement. Go to Rochester. KANAWrfA--Mr. and Mrs. A. _. Hardman and H. H. Brum- lund went to Rochester, Minn Thursday, where Mr. Brummund isited his wife who is a patient t the Colonial hospital. Mr. Brummund returned home, Thursday vening. Becomes Great Grandfather. CHAPIN--,Mr. and Mrs. Frank ilpot received word of the birth fa boy to Mr. and Mrs. Holland 'hilpot at a hospital at Marshall- nvn. This advances Mr. and Mrs. hilpot to the position of grand- arents and T. H. Pascoe of this lace, great-grandfather. Mr. and ars. Philpot have been spending ie winter with her parents at earing. $9,049 ASKED IN M, G, CRASH Three Damage Suits Are Filed in Court at Hampton. HAMPTON -- Three damage suits totaling $9,049 and naming L. A. Paulson of Hampton as defendant were filed Friday in the office of W. T. Webb, county clerk. Plaintiffs are Marian Garvey, who asks judgment of §3,489; Ronald Garvey, who asks $2,883 and Margaret Hedrick of Mason City, a minor, who asks $3,037. The last suit is brought by the plaintiff's mother, Mrs. Helen Hedrick. The suits grew out of an accident Jan. 21, 1937, at Mason City on Federal avenue near Fifteenth street' when a car in which the Plaintiffs were riding, driven by Paul Busch, became stalled and was struck in the rear by a car driven by the defendant The plaintiffs claim negligence on the part of the defendant. Damages include injuries, pain and suffering, medical aid and loss of time from work. Petitions state that Marian Garvey suffered injuries to her back and nervous system, Helen Hedrick suffered injuries to her back, shoulder, left wrist, hand and nervous system, and Ronald Garvey received injuries to the muscles of his back, neck and shoulders and injuries to his chest. Attorney for the plaintiff in all three suits is Stanley Comfort of Mason Qity. Hayfield Couple Back After 9 Months'Trip HAYFIELD--The Madison Ladies' Progressive clutj and their families met at the Herman Gelner farm home Thursday night to welcome Mr. and Mrs/ Gelner who earlier in the week returned from an eight months' automobile trip which took them into Canada, Yellowstone park, along the western ccast to California, down into Kid Mexico as far as Mexico City, :hen {: Florida where they spent wo months. Mi-, and Mrs. Jack 3ephart who have had charge of he Gelner farm will move to Charles City. Monuments Weighing 600 Pounds Damaged ALGONA--W. H. Godden, owner of the Godden Monument works at AJgona, reported, to city polite authorities Friday of damage done to two monuments in his rard sometime in the night. He estimates the damage between $150 and $200. Nearby neighbors saw three boys in the yard early n the evening, but did not see them molesting anything. The monuments each weighed around iOO pounds. The display yard is ocatfd in the front of his office building on East State street. Hardin REA Only to Oppose Servicing of Farmers Along Line IOWA FALLS--Application by the Central States Electric company to the board of railroad commissioners for renewal of a franchise for its transmission line from Iowa Falls to Robertson would not be opposed by the Hardin County Rural Electric co-operative, according to a statement made" at Town Falls. However, opposition to a franchise allowing the company to supply power to rural residents along the line between Iowa Falls and Robertson was indicated. A transmission line for 33,000 volts is now maintained by the Central States company, permitting only a transmission of power to Robertson. In the petition, renewal of that franchise is asked together with the right to maintain a line along there from which it would be possible to supply residents along the line with such power. The REA group expects to begin line construction soon due to the 5100..000 government allocation for that purpose. Patrons between Iowa Falls and Robertson are to be served by this line. Newly Decorated House Is Damaged at Garner GARNER--Fire in the coal bin at the Thomas Redding residence late Friday caused an unestimated amount of damage from smoke through the house. Mr. Redding, who is a painter, had just newly decorated all of the first floor rooms. Spontaneous combustion caused the fire. Fire Chief M. N. Zeiger, said. The Garner fire department has been called five times since Jan. 1 to dwelling houses here. Safety Program to Be at P. T. A. in Swea City SWEA CITY--The meeting of the P. T. A. will be held Monday night at the high school auditorium. O. S. Reilly, secretary of the Algona chamber of commerce and R. H. Miller, president of safety council, will be guest speakers. The Swea City German band will make its first appearance in their new uniforms. Other features on .he program is an address by an Iowa highway patrolman. Mrs. Galligan Buried. LAWLER -- Solemn requiem ugh mass was said for Mrs. Phil 2alligan, 75, Saturday morning. Mrs. Galligan . died Wednesday night following .an illness of one fear. The.Hey. T. J. Bowling* New Hampton; trie Rev. C. E. Drumniy and the Rev. John O'Donnell, pas- or officiated. The services were held in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic church here. Heaven alone wouldn't satisfy fanatics. There must also be a hell where they can see people they don't like.--Wisconsin State Journal. SINCLAIR HEADS GARNER GROUP Chamber of Commerce Has Election; Meeting Plans Made. GARNER--The Garner Chamber of Commerce Thursday night elected Robert Sinclair, president; Charles H. Schissel, vice presidenl; Clark E. Lovrien, secretary; William Baggs, treasurer; Dr. C. V. Hamilton, George Free, R. J. Fritsch. Fred C. Missal and Ferd Grell directors. The chamber decided to have a "Dutch" lunch at off of tis regular meetings. Riceville Program for Library Benefit Draws Large Crowd RICEVILLE--Between $100 and $10a was cleared by the library association at an entertainment given at the high school gymnasium Thursday night. This entertainment was put on by local talent and the house was packed to standing room despite discouraging road conditonsi. Twc-nty-five numbers were put on in three groups^-children, high school and adults. These acts consisted of mtjsic, singing, tap dancing specialties, etc. The plan was patterned after the amateur hours with Earl St. Johan as master of ceremonies. Win in Vocal Contests. CRESCO -- Josephine Lybbert won first place as soprano soloist in the local vocal elimination contest at Cresco Thursday evening, March 4; Phyllis Wenger, first in alto; Robert Mitchell, first in bass, and Harold Powers first in tenor. Miss Davis of Decorah was judge. It's Grand Out! Yes . . , the weather is sp spring like, one feels like getting out. Do it--and come^here: Sunday for a grand ' · ' : " " ' ' ' · · · · CHICKEN DINNER We'll have a number of tempting menus--and our prices are so reasonable. V ORDERS FOR CHILDREN Jefferson Coffee Shop at the BUS depot FREE OIL Saturday, March 6 fh and 2 Quarts Motor Oil FREE with purchase of 6 or more gallons Coryell Gasoline PRICES ALWAYS LESS Money Back Guarantee COR YELL 70 PRODUCTS STATION Corner 8th St. and S. Federal Mason City iffif^^ ~-- ^ att^-Wf'fSfWM Ji^3^!3^;a3Ki3Ml^^TS«i^JS^2K»Rm^ *». . -.-. ·,,.!. .^,»-«w ? ^ («^7r^T^3!ir-'~KnmJr r ^^Tin«^7=TOct»3=z= 'I. vf m

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