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TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 1945 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE State Takes Action to Reduce Nuisance Damage by Beavers HIRES TRAPPER TO AID CLEANUP Also Extends Time of Validity of Permits Des Molnes, (IF)--A professions trapper has been employed and the validity of beaver permits has been extended beyond close of the trapping season to alleviate nuisance damage by b e a v e r in the northwest corner of Iowa, · Bruce F. Stiles, chief of the state conservation commission's fish and game division, announced Tuesday. Stiles said numerous complaints of damage to crop areas and isolated instances of damage to roads resulting from a back-up of water from beaver-made dams, led to both actions. Wayne Reed, Humboldt, who recently was discharged from the army, will trap beaver throughou the northwest section, headquartering at Sheldon. . ' ; Stiles said Reed's status was temporary and t h a t proceeds from sale of the pelts was expected! to cover the cost of his employment ·. Although the commission h a s issued 234 permits to trap beaver ;--enough, to take more than 1,00( animals--since last fall, fewer than 500 have been trapped Stiles raid. There are more extra-large traps available · this "· year, he added, but Ibwans still are inexperienced in the art of trapping beaver. Last year, the commission issued permits to take BBS beaver, but only 318 were trapped In some areas, particularly those in which public property has 'been damaged, much of the time of conservation officers recently has been devoted to trapping beaver. "We hired a trapper to relieve their burdens," Stiles explained. Since trapping through Ice is a difficult job, the situation probably will not be alleviated greatly ·until the spring thaws begin, he added. Stiles said the beaver permits issued originally for 60 days froir Nov. 10 to Jan.. 10, were being extended for as long as furs are prime. "The purpose of these actions is act to eliminate beaver from the beaver territory but to eliminate nuisance cases," he declared. Heaviest populations currently are. in Lyon, Osceola, Dickinson Sioux, O'Brien, Clay, Plymouth, Cherokee and Woodbury counties Rock Falls Corporal Finds Food, Cigarets Plentiful in Germany Bock' Fails--Mrs. George Wyborny. Jr., received w o r d from her husband, Cpl. George Wyborny, stating he is now in Germany and is attached to the 7th army. His division was the 1st to cross the border into Germany in the recent invasion. CpL Wyborny states he is well and that cigarets and f o o d are plentiful. Mrs. Wyborny's cousin, T./5 R a l p h Vail, who was wounded recently in action with Cpl. Wyborny,' has b e e n transferred by plane from France to a base hospital in England. ' Mrs. Wybomy makes her home with the corporal's folks, Mr and Mrs. George Wyborny, at Rock Falls. St. Ansgar--Mr. and Mrs. Wil- rner Dieterich are the parents of a son born Dec. 30 at the Njssen hospital at Osage. KILLED IN ACTION--A tele- eram from the war department was received by Mr. and Mrs. Ole' O. Torgerson of Osage stating that their son, CpJ. Lester E. Torgerson, was killed in action on Leyte island Nov. 24. No other particulars "were given. OVERSEAS YANK LEAVES SERVICE North Iowa GI Given Discharge From Army St Ansgar--S. Sgt.' Phil . Me Kinley, 25, son of Mr. and Mrs H. L. McKinley, received an honor able medical discharge from th army at Jefferson Barracks, Mo. S. Sgt. McKinley had been in th service 3 years and 7 months, 2 months of that time with the 5tl army, 34th division, 168th infan try, under General Clark. He served in the African cam paign and in the Italian area fo many months. Mr. and" Mrs. McKinley have other sons in the service, Lt.' (jg Don McKinley, stationed some where on the west coast, and Pfe Hal McKinley in Hawaii. Bad Luck for Family Shifts With New Year Alerona--The Fred Plumb family west of town had a series of mis haps for several weeks, iut lucfc seems to have changed, -with th new year. Mrs. Plumb was accidentally burned the .last of October and when she was about recovered she became ill and was taken to a hospital where she remained til after Thanksgiving. She had been home' only a few days when Mr Plumb was taken suddenly sick and had to go to the hospital for a major operation. He spent Christ mas day there. A son, Oliver, flight engineer stationed at Banana River, Fla and. a daughter, Patricia, Iowa State Teacher's student came home lor the holidays. Mr. Plumb was released from the hospital and the family had New Year's day together, the children leaving the next day for their work. L S. C. Enrollment- Estimated' at 3,000 Ames--A total of 3,181 students are in attendance at Iowa State college on the 5th day of winter quarter, Registrar J. R. Sage announced Saturday. Registration was Wednesday, Jan. 3, and Sage predicted that late enrollments would bring the total during the present quarter to 3,300. Among those now on the campus, 64D are in the navy V-12 program and the rest are civilians. GIRLS GET MEDALS New Hampton--Four Chickasaw county 4-H club girls will receive nedals lor outstanding club work n 1944. They are Miss Dorothy | ate for clothing achievement Miss Mary Margaret Kolthoff lonR time record and Miss Vivian Smith county style revue winner. NURSE HONORED ,, Popcjoy--Edith Pingle, cadet nurse, at the University hospital at Iowa City, was the honored Suest at a family gathering in the nome of Mr. and Mrs. John Watt and family Sunday. A sister Avonne Pingle, is now an army nurse m the French war zone. "Yon See, Mom . . .'· Houston, Tex., (U.R)--"Now be- ore 1 tell you this, Mom, you know I can tell by the way you vote if y OU are worrying and ease don't for my sake," T/Sgt. ilonroc Brookshire wrote to his mother from a hospital in England He went on: "You see, Mom I onated my right leg to the scrap nve. Drink Tea at its Best TEA In Packages and Tea Bags at Your Groo WINNESHIEK TO HOLD 1945 FAIR CCC Camp Buildings to Be Used for Exhibits Decorah--At the annual meet- Ing of the Winneshiek County Fair association Monday it was voted to hold an exhibition again this year. Arrangements are also in progress to move 4 CCC camp buildings to a more accessible location and use them for exhibition purposes. Officers' reports show the association is in good financial condition. The mortgage debt has been paid and the association now owns the amphitheater, formerly the property of a separate corporation. There is a treasury surplus also. Leon Brown, Stewart Baker and George Rastetter, directors, were re-elected; Arthur Ellingson, president, E. T. Haugen, vice president, Leon Brown, secretary, and W. P. Ronan, treasurer, were also re-elected. Hold-over directors are /oiton Elsbernd, Fort Atkinson; Frank Bernatz, E. T. Haugen, Arthur Ellingson, W. P. Honan and L. D. Ahern, Decorah. Pioneer Rake Woman Dies at Forest City Rake--Mrs. Clement Olson, 76, died Sunday morning at 10:30 following a week's illness at Forest City where she has made her home the past year. She suffered from rheumatism several years a g o which left her partially crippled. Mrs. Olson is a pioneer resident of Hake living all her.life in this community with the exception of about 6 years. Surviving are 5 sons, Peter of Beverly Hills, Cal.; Corald of El- mpre, Minn.; Clarence of Mound, Minn.; Melvin and Henry of Rake, and 2 daughters, Mrs. Odin To- quame of Bricelyn, Minn., and Mrs. Maynard Lunning of Claremont, Minn. Her husband died in 1931. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 at the Henry Olson home at Rake followed by services at the Zion Lutheran church. Burial will be in the East Zion cemetery. O, E. S. INSTALLS Osage--The outgoing members of the Eastern Star were honored and the incoming officers installed Monday evening. Minnie Moran, past worthy matron, and newly- elected worthy matron, Olga Bowman, gave a dinner at 6:30, served by Mrs. Stannard Hill for the new officers, old officers and installing officers, . . and Mrs. R. Witzel of Charles City were called by the illness of her mother, Mrs F Kranz. SERVES IN H O L L A N D -- T . Cpl. William D i c k e n s o n of Goodell was trained as a military police in Iceland and is now serving In Holland. A brother, Pvt. Donald Dickenson, with the 1st army in France, was s e r i o u s l y wounded in France Dec. 1. Another brother, We. Lawrence Dickenson, Is in India. They are sons of Mr. and Mrs. Charles D i c k e n s o n of Goodell. SAILOR INJURED BY BOMB BURSTS Algona Youth Thrown From Deck of Saint Lo. Algona--Harlan Lashbrook, of the navy, will leave Wednesday for March Field, Cal., following a leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Lasbbrook. He arrived in San Diego in early December where he was brought after a terrifying experience when he was catapulted into the sea frohi the hangar deck of the Saint Lo, which was )ost in an engagement in Philippine waters. He was in the water several- hours before being rescued. He was thrown by concussion from exploding bombs. It has been learned since he got home that he has received the purple heart for wounds received in combat. He has been in 5 major engagements and has "4 bronze stars. He has also been notified that he is to receive a presidential citation. FARMER DIES New Hampton -- Moses Hood, Williarnstown' farmer, 'died Sunday. Funeral services will be held at the Methodist church at Williamstown Wednesday with the Rev. H. C. Culver, pastor officiating. HERE and THERE Chester--Mrs. Jack Johnson and daughter visited Mr. Johnson in Mercy hospital Friday. He is recovering "satisfactorily from an operation. Belmond--Robert Smith, who as received a medical discharge Erom the army, has returned to his home here. Kensett _ The Misses Joyce Houston and Judith Erickson who are employed in Des Moines and spent their holiday vacation at the home of relatives in Kensett, have returned to their work. Goodell--Kaye Chelsvig submitted to an appendectomy Saturday in the Belmond hospital. Leiand --Pvt. George Brighton arrived from Camp Hood, Tex and will spend a 5 day furlough visiting relatives. He will repon back to Fort Meade, Md. Hntchins--Miss Dorothy Perkins is recuperating from a tonsil operation at Park hospital, Mason City. _ Joice--Sister Calista of Mason -ity arrived home Wednesday to stay a week and help care for her aged mother, Mrs. Sarah Ryan and her brother, Ed Ryan, both of vhom were seriously ill and confined to bed. Ionia--Mrs. F. Kranz was admitted to St. Joseph's hospital at New Hampton for treatment. Garner--Mr. and Mrs. Emil C Elhng returned Friday from a hort honeymoon spent in Chicago Bassett--Mrs. Jeanette William's vas admitted to the Cedar Valley lospital at Charles City for a Broken leg. Le Roy, Minn.--Relatives of Mr nd Mrs. C. Howell at Mt. Ida' Vis., received word of birth of a daughter Friday morning. She was amona Boyd of Le Roy. ^yesIcy--Mrs. Hauptly, 77, fell n the icy sidewalk in front of her iome north of (he tracks and suf- ered a broken left leg just above he knee. The McMahon ambul- nce look her to Mercy hospital n Mason City. Ackley--Pvt. Raymond Tobin no wife relumed from New York City where they visited Pvt obin's father Garner--Cle'tus Liska was elec- ed president of the newly formed oys' 4-H club in Garfield town- hip. Junior Rayhons was elected ice president and Dale Haes sec- etary-treasurer. St. Ansjjar--The Jay Brooks akery and cafe which was dam- ged by smoke and water about 2 veeks ago in a fire that started in le chimney, has been newly re- aired and decorated and is now eing operated by Mr. Brooks. Hulchins--Mr. and Mrs. Norman Madson returned Thursday Jora Stratford and vicinity where they visited relatives over the holidays. Ionia--Seaman Delphin Sinwell left for San Francisco Cal after spending a few days with h'fs parents, Mr. -and Mrs. William Sinwell. St. Ansgar--Mrs. Laura Lane and daughters, Laura Lee and Carol Ann left for their home al 5V T a ?' s °n, Wis., after a 12-day visit at the home of Mrs. Lane's parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Koch. 2%xTM*. *° her^udfes ^'f'thT aible school in Minneapolis after visiting a few days at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Era- est Bigelow. Allen Bigelow, wh spent his furlough at home returned to the west ccajt for further assignment. He has spent most of his time in China. Boae--'Richard Satern, seaman l/c, writes his parents he is now on a ship carrying supplies overseas. He left from the Brooklyn naval base, Brooklyn, N. Y. Ionia--Billie Dudley underwent an operation for appendicitis at the Cedar Valley hospital at Charle i Roy, Minn. _ Mrs. Alphi aum took her son, Paul, to Rochester, Minn., for a medical checkup. Ackley -- Dr. R. W. Baird returned from Kirksville, Mo. While there he attended a professional service program sponsored by the Kirksville College of Osteopathy and Surgery. J Kudd--Mrs. Trudy Barney, who is employed as matron of a dormitory in the defense plant at La Porte, Ind., spent a few days in Kudd. Gamer--Miss Bernice Quintus daughter of Mrs. Lillie Quintus who teaches at Washington, visited with her-mother here. Miss Quintus teaches dramatics and English. IWcIntire--Ffc. Earl Grace came :rom Lakeland, Fla., for a 21-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Grace, and other relatives. Stilson_Mr. and Mrs. Dale Scott and sons, Kenneth and Bob and heir son-in-law and daughter wr. and Mrs. Lee Price of Renwick, visited Mrs. Scott's mother Mrs. Anna Brickey, and uncle J. J. Guyer in Buffalo Center. Belmond -- Gene Johnson is spending a 21-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Johnson. He is stationed at Madison, Wis. Ionia--Friends from Little Cedar were entertained at the home of VIr. and Mrs. Ray Wright, in lonor of their son, Wright of the navy. Kenneth OLDEST CALMAR RESIDENT DIES Mary Hplverson at 92 Was Gold Star Mother Calmar--Mrs. Mary Holyerson, 92, a gold star mother of World war I, died Monday tallowing several years' o£ failing health. She was Calmar's oldest resident. Mrs. Holyerson, hee Mary Quail, was born in Norway on July 4 ; 1852. She came to America at th« age of 4 years with her parents and located in Winneshiek county In March, 1872, she was united in marriage at Luther college to John Holverson. There are 7 children living, Andrew, Mrs. Adolph Gunderson of Calmar, Mrs Amelia Hoyt of Minneapolis, Mrs, Mable Dietz of Cedar Rapids, Mrs. Agnes Murray of Milwaukee, Mrs. Grace Morris of Syracuse, N. Y., and William of Knoxville. She was a member of the Calmar Lutheran church, the church ·society and the Legion Auxiliary which bears the name of her son, John Holyerson, Jr., who was the first soldier from this community killed in action during World war I. Iowa Family's Service Flag Has 6 Stars Emmetsburg, (/P)--Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Varcoe, Emmetsburg, have a 6 star service flag in their window. They have 2 sons in - the army and 4 in the navy. They are Fred,, sergeant in the army signal corps; George, aviation ordinance man first class, navy; Harold, motor machinist's mate first class, navy; Richard, gunner's mate first -class, navy; Ellis, who is taking army basic training, and Burton, youngest son, a yeoman 2nd class, navy. Ridgeway Native Son Dies at Kansas City Ridgeway--Funeral services for George W. Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Baker of Ridgeway, who died F.riday at the Bell Memorial hospital in Kansas City, were held at the Fjelstul funeral home in Decorah Monday with the Rev. F. Cass, pastor of the Ridgeway Methodist church officiating. George Woodrow Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rollin G. Baker, was born in Ridgeway May 27, 1913. At the tune of his death he was assistant superintendent of "the control laboratory at the Remington Arms Lake City Ordnance Works. He married Lucille Morgan at Herrington, Kans., Jan. 10, 1940 They had one son, George Thomas The family residence for the pas! 3 years has been in Independence Mo. He is survived by his wife, Lucille Baker of Independence, Mo. and son, George Thomas; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Baker of Ridgeway; and 1 brother, Karl of Jacksonville, 111. Calmar Native Dies at Ainsworth, Nebr. Calmar.--Friends and relatives were notified Sunday of the death o£ William Miller, 66, at the home oE his son and family. Henry Miller at Ainsworth, Nebr. Mr v Miller's death followed severs' months' illness due to heart ailment. Mr. Miller was born Sept. 13, 1878, at Calmar and spent his entire life here until moving several years ago. In September, 1907, he was married to Miss Mayme Rathbun. They were the parents of 2 children, Mrs. Dale'Creeden, deceased, and Henry with whom they were making their home at the time of his death. Funeral services will be held at Ainsworth on Thursday afternoon at the Methodist church; During the time he was a resident of Calmar he was employed at the Calmar Savings bank. BUYS RESIDENCE Manly--Marlin Thornblade, who recently came to Manly from Mason City when he bought the J. Kraus store, has also closed a deal for a residence, that of Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Garrett, possession to be given Feb. 1. Mr. and Mrs. Garrett have another property which they expect to occupy as soon as it is vacated, now occupied by the J. W. McNulty family. AGENT TRANSFERRED Wesley--Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Winn ana son John, who have ived in Wesley for the past" 10 months, have gone to Jackson Junction where Mr. Winn took ver as depot agent. While in Wes- ey, he served the Milwaukee here as agent, replacing R. B. Hopkins, who died in January, 1944. ENJOYS FURLOUGH Joice--T. Cpl. Sophus Holstad arrived at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Albert Holstad to spend a 30-day furlough. He recently returned from Saipan after I years of overseas duty. This is i.': first furlough since he entered the service in October, 1343. He is a member of the army anti aircraft division. Popcjoy--Mr. and Mrs. Gilman lanson entertained a group of relatives and friends Sunday night n honor of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Stauffer, of Burlington. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations ST. ANSGAR--The Cemetery society of the First Lutheran church will meet Thursday at 3 p. m. JO1CE--The L. D. R. will be entertained at the Bethany church parlors Saturday afternoon. ST. ANSGAR--Mrs. Josephine Golberg will be hostess to the Dessert bridge club at her home Friday afternoon. SCARVILLE--Immanuel Ladies' aid will be entertained in the church parlors Thursday afternoon by Mrs. John Larson and Mrs. Emil Hermanson. JOICE--The Bethany Ladies' aid will meet.Thursday at the church parlors. GARNER--The Ellington-Concord Chums 4-H club will meet Saturday at the home of Ina Wci- wod. B E L M O N D--Junior Women's club will meet Thursday at 8 p m at the home of Mrs. Charles Wilmarth. GARNER--The Madison Live Wires 4-H club will meet at the home of Mildred Buseh in Hayfield Saturday. B E LM O N D--St. Elizabeth's Study club will meet at the home of Mrs. Sayde Brady Thursday. B-ELMOND--United Service Women were to hold a pot luck dinner -at the library basement Tuesday at 7 p. m. GARNER--The Avery Sunbeam 4-H club will meet at the home of Arlerie and Lillian Wille in regular January meeting Saturday. ST. ANSGAR--The annual business meeting of the congregation of the First Lutheran church will be held Wednesday evening. GARNER--Liberty and Twin Lake township will hold a joint nutrition meeting at the home of Mrs. Ben Goll "Friday. GOODELL--Mrs. Cena Neilson and Mrs. C. Spencer will be hostesses to the aid Wednesday at 2 p. m. in the Spencer home. ALLISON--The Butler county American Legion and Auxiliary will hold a joint meeting Tuesday evening, Jan. 16. Hugo Saggau, department commander, will be the principal speaker. PLYMOUTH -- T h e Gleaners Sunday school class was to have a family social evening in the Meth- idist church dining room Tuesday. ST. ANSGAR--The W. S. C. S. will meet Wednesday-afternoon in the church basement. BUYS GROCERY--Bob CahaK an, former/ salesman for Decker Bros, ai Mason City, recently purchased the E. W. grocery and market at Manly from Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Eachut. CRESCO GIRL IN DEBATE FINALS Miss Doris Montag to Appear at Pittsburgh Cresco--Miss Doris M o n t a g , senior in Cresco high school, has been selected to compete in the final contest at Pittsburgh to select Contestants for the town meeting of the air program Jan. 25 at which time the subject of "Peacetime Compulsory .Military Training" will be debated. The contest is sponsored by the Our Times publication oE the American Educational Press Association of Columbus, Ohio. From the many students from 34 states who submitted essays, 28 were chosen and given voice recordings. Miss Montag was one of these 28 and went to Dubuque for her recording at station WKBB, The recordings were submitted to Mr. Denny, moderator for the town meeting, who selected 8 participants to go to Pittsburgh the week of Jan. 25, when he will personally select the 4 who are to appear on the broadcast Jan. 25. The remaining 4 win be the alternates. Waucoma--Mrs. Matt H. Blong was guest ol honor at a 1 o'clock luncheon and birthday party Friday at the home of Lottie McKay given by the Double Four bridge club. KILLED IN NAZI COUNTER-DRIVE Algona Yank Victim of Clash in Belgium Algona --Mrs. Vivian Moore, teller at-the Iowa State bank received official notice that her husband, Pvt. Frank Moore, 37 had been killed in action in Belgium Dec. 23. She got a letter from him the day before the death message which was dated Dec. 16 in Germany. He stated he just returned from the front lines and hadn't had time to clean up but was going to a rest camp for a few days He said it had been 2 weeks since he had been where he could shave and change clothes. He was in the vicjmty of Aachen and it is known that he saw hard fighting m rugged terrain under bitter weather conditions. It is believed that Pvt Moore never did have the chance to clean up because the day that last letter was dated the Germans broke through in a counter-offensive the Americans were forced back .and 7 days later he was killed in Belgium. He had seen hard fighting from the time he reached foreign soil. He embarked from Ft Meade Md., in April, 1944, disembarked m England and a few days after the invasion was sent to Normandy. He took part in the St Lo offensive and July 26 was wounded in the elbow by enemy fire While he was hospitalized in England he received the purple heart. He was sent hack to fighting on the continent in October and fought through France and Belgium into Germany and back into Belgium. Surviving are his wife, his parents, 2 sisters: Mrs. A. E Dale Pipestone, Minn., Mrs. M. V. Kra- -mer, Jopiin, Mo., and a brother Harold, at Livermore, Cal Memorial services will be held later at the First Lutheran church of Which he was a member. Goodell Soldier Home From Oversea Service Goodell--Cpl. John Hubbard, who was overseas and became ill with pneumonia, returned on a Red Cross ship and arrived by plane in Topeka, Kans., Dec. 13. He is having a furlough until Jan. 11 With his parents, Mr and Mrs W. H. Hubbard in Harris. He then reports to Topeka for more treatment and reassignment. A NEW RECORD FOR LONG DISTANCE There were more long Distance calls in 1944 than in 1943--more than any other year in hfstory. 1945 has started off with a rush, and som« -ircuifs are stilt crowded When .that's the ease. Long Distance will ask your help by saying--"Please limit your call to 5 minutes." N O R T H W E S T E R N B E L L T E L E PHONE COMPANY

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