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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

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·i, (Ji'i'X Iowa FSAWill Move From Ames to Des Moines to Save Travel FOUR OF STAFF WILL TRANSFER Flying Blind To Occupy Old Federal Building in Capital i AMES, (.¥)--State headquarters of the Iowa farm security administration will be moved to Des Moines from Ames about Jan. 11, State Director George Heikens announced. The FSA will occuy offices in the old federal building with four members of the staff transferring to the new location. Heikens said the shift was being made to save travel to Iowa meetings of- the U. S. department of agriculture war board. Area and district offices will continue at Ames, Heikens added. PSA area offices are maintained at Ames and Creston, with district offices at Ames, Creston, Atlantic, Fan-field, Cedar Rapids, Sioux City and Waterloo. Besides Heikens, C. H. Calagan, assistant director, Miss Louise Rosenfield, assistant director in charge of home management, and Mrs. Vera Marshall, secretary, will occupy the new state offices. The FSA program, designed to give credit to low income farmers who are unable to procure credit through other channels, has benefitted more than 20,000 Iowa farmers. Loans in Iowa have totaled more than 19 million dollars. RITES HELD FOR MRS. KENNEDY New Hampton Woman Leaves Husband, 3 Sons NEW HAMPTON--Funeral services for Mrs. Mathias Kennedy, 69, were held Monday at 9:30 a. m., at St. Joseph's Catholic church here. Mrs. Kennedy died following a heart attack Thursday. She was born Miss Anna Elizabeth Demuth, in New Hampton, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Demuth, on Feb. 26, 1873." She attended the New Hampton high school. On Sept. 14, 1897, she was married to Mathias Kennedy. Two children, Charles J. Kennedy and Dr. Edward M. Kennedy, preceded her in death. Her husband is president of the First National bank . and a department store here. Besides her husband, three sons, Walter J. Kennedy of New Hampton; Comdr. Rospoe J. Kennedy and Staff Sgt. Ralph C Kennedy, a brother, John F. Demuth, two sisters, Mrs. T. C. Holschlag and Miss Emma Demuth, all of New Hampton survive. Pallbearers were H. V.-Maas, E. J. Feuling, J. F. Kennedy, Dr. J. L. McKone, Harry J. Carney and E. J. Maurer. Burial was in Calvary cemetery. WILL INCREASE 4-H MEMBERSHIP Planned as Means to Help Food Production CLARION--In an effort to make a larger contribution to the food production effort in Wright county, a membership campaign has been planned to increase the number of rural boys and girls in county 4-H clubs. A goal of 110 members has been set up and this goal has been broken down according to clubs in the county. . The amount that the 4-H club members in Wright county can contribute to the war effort during the coming year is tied up directly with the number of- boys and girls that are members of the 4-H club organization. Producing foot! is a job that every rural boy and girl can do and do well and President Roosevelt and Secretary of Agriculture Wickard have asked for a substantial increase on every farm for 1943. Each club president will act as chairman o£ the campaign. The campaign date closes Jan. 28. Special recognition will be given to the first club to reach its goal and to the club that makes the largest increase. H E R E « « / T H E R E Interesting Items From 125 News Correspondents Throughout North Iowa and Southern Minnesota Cadet Samuel Bretzfield of Ntew York City takes a jump blindfolded and with hands free of reins'at Valley Forge Military academy at Wayne, Pa., where he is a student. + CLUB NEWS + M e e t i n g s of N o r t h Iowa O r g a n i z a t i o n s night. Maurice corn . loan super- arvis, Lifelong Resident of Clarksville, Dies Follo\ying Stroke CLAHKSVILLE -- Edna Jarvis, 65, life-long resident of this community died at the home of Mr, and Mrs. Henry Klunder on Friday morning, following a stroke which she suffered Wednesday. She was born at Clarksville on \ November 7, 1877. Since the 'death of her mother, Mrs. Sarah Jarvis on Sept. 23, 1938, she had been care for by Viola Klunder. She is survived by an aunt, Mrs. Anna Bolin of Clarksville, and by a step brother, Tom Jarvis : of Sac City. ' Funeral services will be held on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock · at the Hammel and Martin funer- ·al home and burial will be in Lynwood cemetery. The Rev. Herbert Marsh will officiate at the burial services. A lamp in the sanctuary of the Ursuline Convent, ' Quebec, has been burning continuously for 22G years. Priced for Quick Sale Mew Victor ADDING MACHINES 3 MODELS TO CHOOSE FROM USED ADDING MACHINES $20 and up FISHER TYPEWRITER CO. I9/ 2 E. Store, Mason City PHONE 1033 EMMETSBURG -- Albert; Lov- lanO, chairman of the Iowa war board and the Iowa AAA, addressed the farmers' night school here Monday O'Reilly, state visor, was also on the program. Following the lectures the meeting was open to discussion of AAA, war and feed problems. FOREST CITY--Northern Light Rebekah lodge met Monday night, Jan. 4. Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Dull and Mr. and Mrs. Carol Fox were the lunch committee. Plans were completed for the joint installation with the Odd Fellows on Wednesday, Jan. G, under the supervision of the district deputy president, Velois Moen, Lake Mills, and the district deputy grand master, Junior Otis, Forest City. PLYMOUTH -- The Farmers Wives and Daughters club met Wednesday at the J. P. Lair home for their annual oyster dinner. LYLE, Minn.--Mrs. Martin Wold will be hostess to the Minnereka Ladies Aid at her home Friday afternoon. EAGLE GROVE -- Prof. C a r l Thorson of the Eagle Grove high school, displayed maps and explained the importance of succos: in the several fronts where the American forces are engaged, at i Rotary club meeting here Monday GARNER -- Loyalty Rcbekal lodge will hold initiation ceremonies during its meeting Jan. at the I. p. O. F. hall. The date of a public joint installation wil be announced later. ACKLEY -- The Presbyteriai Missionary Fellowship will mee Tuesday evening in the home o Mrs. V. E. Kachelhoffer. ACKLEY--Chapter BN, P. E. O. met Monday afternoon in the honn of Mrs. Ethel Bleeker. EMMETSBURG--A. E. Hagen vocational agriculture instructor in the Emmetsburg high school, tine leader of the farmers night schoo here, has resigned his position and obtained his release Monday He will go to Osage as Mitchei county extension director. His nev duties begin en Jan. 1C. No sue cessor has been named here as yet He will continue the farmers nigh school, which meets every Monday night until a successor has been found. * ·'£ ·'. GARNER.--Com. J. R. Keith o the Giffo'rd Olson post of fh American Legion 'hns called tb. first meeting of 10-13 for Tuesdaj evening, Jan. 5. Routine busine? will be conducted and lunch wil be served at the close cf the scs sion. ACKLEY--St. John's Auxiliar; will meet Wednesday evening ii the social rooms. Hostesses will bi Mrs. John Kuper and Mrs. Herman Richtsmeier. TITONKA --The Woman's so ciety of Christian Service wil meet Tuesday afternoon at the W L. Patterson home to conside special business before the anna installation of officers Jan. 13. * f * GARNER--The Young People o St. Paul's Lutheran church en joyed an old fashioned slcighrid on New Year's eve. After a spccia New Years eve sen-ice at th church the group journeyed to th ments were served at the close of he evening's entertainment. , RUDD--The Rudd Culture club net Monday afternoon at the iomer Burcham home. NORTHWOOD--The New Cen- ury club will meet Tuesday af ter- loon at the schoolhouse at 1:30 'clock to make surgical dressings. This will take the place of the meeting which was to have been icld at the home of Mrs. R, S. Phillips. GARNER -- Recital club met lerc Monday afternoon, Jan. 4, at the home o£ Mrs. Clarke Pollock with Mrs. Harry -Rehm as leader. GARNER--The Ladies Aid of St. Paul's Lutheran church will meet at the church parlors with Mrs. Will Klook as hostess. The CLARION YOUTH GETS OFFICE Named Treasurer of 4-H at Annual Short Course CLARION--Morris Miller, son of Mi", and Mrs. Chris Miller of Clarion, was elected treasurer of the Iowa boys' 4-H organization at the IGth Iowa Boys' 4-H short course and convention held on the lov.'a State college campus recently. Miller was one of the 13 outstanding 4-H club members in the state to be nominated for state office and was one of the nine boys selected from this group to run as candidate. Morris is a member of the Lake township 4-H club in Wright county and has done much outstanding work during his 11 years o£ membership in the 4-H organization. He began his club work at the age of nine in Franklin county and later moved to Wright county. His project work included 11 GREEN'E--Mrs. Waite of Nashua is spending several weeks in the Sanford Speedling home. Mrs. Speedling is his daughter.- LAWJLER--Pvt. Don Huber of Urban, 111., is spending a nine day furlough with his wife hero and his parents at Protivin. GREENE--Alice Rodman, who teaches at Bassett, and Inez and Ethel Rodman, who teach in rural schools near Allison and Clarksville, are guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Rodman, during their holiday vacation. LUVEKNE-- Kathleen Sanford, who is employed at the Rath packing company, Waterloo, has been a holiday guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Archie S'anford. The Sanfords also have as their guests their grandson, Larry Eugene Sanford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Sanford. His father is in camp in Oregon and his mother is visiting him. CORWITH--Mrs. Sophia Kramer of Hennings, Minn., is visiting at the home of her -mother, Mrs. Bertha Moldenhauer and with her brothers, William and .Robert Moldenhauer. EAGLE GROVE--Pvt. Clifford E. Stafford, who left for U. S army service Dec. 8, is stationed at Camp Gruber, Okla. Harlan Heard a student at Iowa State college at Ames, has enlisted in the air corps and expects to be called soon. LeEOY, Minn--Lester Jacobsor returned .Wednesday to Greal Bakes nax r al base after a leave spent with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Jacobson and family. CLARIOX--Miss Margery Smith who has been employed at the local telephone office for the pas several months, will leave thi: month 1 for Omaha, Nebr., where she will work in the offices of thi Union Pacific railroad company NEW HAMPTON--Bert Klos sowsky has sold his Country club tavern to Peter Hansen. Mr. Klos sowsky expects to ''be called int the army y.'iihin the next few months. BIUSTOXV--Charles Milder o! New Rockford, N. Dak., and Mrs Ray Burnell of Wapheton, N. Dak are at the home of their parents Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Miller, calle here by the serious illness of thei father. NORTHWOOD -- Frank Bu young ;ation people of will hold the their congrc- regular meeting on Thursday evening and [he annual meeting for the membership of the congregation will be: held at the church next Sunday afternoon. State Parley on Gardening Will Be Held DES MOINES--Plans for a more efficient and more determined effort to produce food in Iowa homo gardens in 1943 will be set up at a state victory garden conference called for Wednesday at the Fort Des Moines hotel in Des Moines. The average of 33 pounds of canned, frozen or dried fruits and vegetables, announced by Secretary of Agriculture Wickard as available for each person in 1943, means a reduction of 13 pounds a person frcm the 1937-41 average. Foods from the garden, home processed in any fashion, however, are not included in the ration and therefore are being turned to as the way to offset the curtailment. Representatives from throughout the slate have been invited to sessions, beginning at 10 a. m. and continuing to mid-afternoon, with a special luncheon at noon. The meeting has been called by the Iowa State college agricultural extension service, in co-operation with the state war board. Presiding officer will be R. K. Bliss, director of the extension service. A. J. Lovcland, state war board chairman, will be the opening speaker telling "How Victory Gardens Fit Into the War Program." Bernhard F. Nowack from the Iowa Industrial bureau, who has been handling slate OCD service work, will relate "How OCD Will Serve in the Victory Garden Campaign." Other speakers on the morning schedule are Jessie H. Parker, state superintendent of public instruction; Frances Hettler, e x t e n s i o n nutrition specialist; Wayne Ferris, Hampton, representing the Iowa Nurserymen's association, and Maurace Scults, Franklin county extension director who will tell of Franklin county's successful garden program in 1942. Following the noon luncheon, L. C. Grove, extension horticulturist, will outline the 1943 extension service victory garden plans. Mrs. Raymond Sayre, Ackworth, state chairman of the women's committee of the Farm Bureau federation, will conclude the conference with years with dairy heifers; 10 years in the purebred sow and litter club; 2 years in market litter projects; 1 year in the colt club and 2 years in bauy beef work. He has also been very active in judging having been on 14 different teams. He has shown his livestock at county, state and district shows and has made a creditable showing. He has been particularly interested ill dairy work and is now serving as secretary for the Wright county Dairy Herd' Improvement association. This is not his first experience at holding office since he has held every office in his local club and has been a nominee for county 4-H president tv.'o different occasions. Miller was also selected as one of the nine outstanding 4-H club members to represent Iowa at the national 4-H club convention held in Chicago the latter part o£ November and the first part of December. He has kept accurate records during his 11 years in club work and these records show that ho has had an income oE over $25,000 on his 4-H club projects alone. He is also keeping records on the entire farm unit and is a member of the central Iowa Farm Business association. At the present time he is farming over 200 acres in partnership with his father and older brother and milking a herd of purebred Holstein cows. · This will be his last year in 4-H club work because he will haVo reached the upper age limit chanan of Rapid City, S. Dak., vis ited tiiis week in the homes of h sisters. Mrs. Claude McQuaiter and Mrs. G. C. Hammersly an his brother, Ross Buchanan. CORWITU--Mrs. Fay Scace, 'ho has been confined at her home or the past two weeks because of Iness. is slowly improving. EAGLE GIIOVE-- Corp. William 'oung of Camp Bableau, Mo., is isiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Villiam Young. EAGLE GUOVE--Warren Marcy of Camp Dodge was a Christ- nas guest of his parent?. Mr. and Irs. H. J. Mai-ley. THORNTON'--Theresc Mors, as- istant in the speech department t Bradford junior college in Bradford, Mass., is visiting friends nd relatives here during the holi- .ay vacation. LAWLER--Pvt. Francis Hurley if Fort George Meade, Md., re- urned Sunday after spending his urlough with his parents Mr. and 'Irs. Joe Hurley and brother, Jim nd family. LUVEKNE--Mr. and Mrs. Lee Valters and sons of Minneapolis lave been visiting her grandmother, Mrs. Harry Von Draska. recently. Mr. Walters, who has been manager of the Kinney shoe store "or several years, is being trans- 'erred to New York, where he wil be district manager. NOIITIIWOOD--Archard Gulickson arrived here this week "rom Washington, D. C., where h _ las been employed for some time rlis plans are not complete because of the possibility of his beinj, called for service soon LAWLEK--Carl Nulty and fam ily of Vermillion, S. Dak., an guests of his sisters, Mrs. Leo Me ruder and family and brothers Ray, Will and B. J. Nulty. . LAWLEK--Margaret Kane let Saturday for Dunlap where sh will teach the coming semester. GREENE--Mrs. H. W. Stine o 'larksvillo is visiting in the horn of her son-in-law and daughtci Mr. and Mrs. Percy Lucas, thi week. EAGLE GROVE--Miss Florenc Langmade, of Omaha, Nebr., spending the holidays with he parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Lang made. WODEN--Capt. Dale Peterson instructor at the Lubbock flyin field at Fort Worth, Tex., spen New Year's day at the home of h parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Peter son. EAGLE GROVE--Mr. and Mr Frank Hall had as guests in the home for Christmas dinner, M and Mrs. Roger Berry and so Scott, Mrs. Margaret Boylson, an Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cotton. LAWLER--Mr. and Mrs. George 'glin returned to Lawler after lending a week at the home of leir daughter, Mrs. James Curley id family. LUVERNE--Recent guests at e home of Dr. and Mrs. R. L. orbin were Mr. and Mrs. Carl altmeyer and son, Manchester, nd Mr. and Mrs. Humboldt. Arthur Hof, WODEN--Second Lieut. Everett [issman, who recently was gradated from the signal corps train- ig school at Fort Monmouth, N. ., arrived at the home of his lother, Mrs. Edith Missman, this eek on a 10-day furlough. ALGONA^-Hubert Deal, son of Irs. Bert Deal, has been assigned the signal corps, Camp Clai- orne, La. SPILLVILLE--Frank Klimcsh t the U. S. navy. Pvt. Leo Barta f Virginia, Pvt. August Barta of 'exas, Pvt." Eugene Hove and /eonard Bouska of Florida, left fter a furlough here with rela- ivcs. ALGOXA--Miss Lois Caldwcll, .atighter o£ Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Caldwell, has been recently trans- erred from the F. B. I., Washing- on. D. C., to Chicago. SPILLVILLE--Mr. and Mrs. eorge Lentz and daughter, Eileen, lave moved on a farm near De- :orah. NORTHWOOD--Mrs. W. I. Sayre vas in Rochester, Minn., Wednesday where she underwent an cx- imination at the Mayo clinic. She vill return Monday for further examination. CORWITH--Mr. and Mrs. J. tVortii Miller and Mrs. Miller's ANNUAL CHURCH ELECTION HELD Congregationalists at Dumont Name Officers DUMONT--The annual congregational church and Sunday school meeting and election of Fail-view Evangelical church was held Dec. 31. The monthly meeting of the Young People's Missionary circle preceded the congregational business sessign. Sunday school officers follow: Superintendent, Dick Tcllinghus- en; a s s i s t a n t superintendent, Wierd Smidt; secretary, Reiner Oilman; assistant s e c r e t a r y , Verne Reiher; treasurer, William Feldman; pianist, Esther Reiher with Anna Folkerts as assistant; librarian, Richard Folkerts, with John Johnson, assistant. Church election, resulted as follows: Dick Tellinghuscn, whose term as trustee has expired, was re-elected for a term of throe years. Church pianist, Harriet Smidt, with Theresa Reiher as assistant; the Rev. W. D. Winter- is pastor of the church. mother, Mrs. Anna Hobson, drove to' Ames New Year's day to be dinner guests of friends. LeKOY, Minn--Mr. and Mrs. eorge Hurlbut spent New Year's day at Chester with their son-in- law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. H. Moldt. LeROY, fllinu. -- Mrs. Mary Holmberg returned to her home St. Paul Thursday after spending a few days with her son-in-law and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. D. McGillivray, Jr. EICEVUXE--First Lieut. Robert J. Walker, formerly of Riceville, recently reported for duty at the army air forces basic flying school at Greenwood, Mass., where he was assigned as flight instructor. LUVEKNE--Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Lichty entertained at a New Year's dinner at their home Friday with 20 guests in attendance. Postmistress at Hardy Retires After Ending 24 Years of Service GOLDFIELD--Mrs. C l a r a G. Smith, who lias served as postmistress at Hardy, Iowa, the past 34 years, was retired on a pension on Jan. 1. Her husband. Waiter D. Smith, retired several years ngo as depot agent for the Chicago Rock Island railroad at Hardy. Mrs. Evelyn Mack has been appointed acting postmistress until an examination is held and a permanent appointment is made. Hardy is located 10 miles northwest of here and is in Humboldt county. DENTIST PRACTICE LIMITED PLATE WORK IB FIRST ST. CEDAR RAPIDS SOUTH EAST DES MOINES MASON CITY SIOUX CITY EVEN A FIR DIDN'T STOP THE BAKING AND DISTRIBUTION OF ENRICHED SWEETHEART BREAD of 21 years--one more year try to "make the best better." to )*-.«*.» f TT J T» JT ff " · * · · v.u.b'wv*v. Hit S.UJIAVlUi:V.« Will} home of Fred Radloff cast of Gar- an address on "What It Takes to nor for Us sleighride. Refresh-! Get the Job Done.' 1 GREENE LODGE PICKS OFFICERS Install Mrs. D. Shook In Worthy Matron Post ^ GREENE--Mrs. Dave Shook and G. R. Walters on were installed worthy matron and worthy patron of the local Easter* Star at a meeting in the Union lodge hall Friday night. Other officers installed were: Associate matron, Mrs. G. A. Carney; associate patron, G. A. Carney; secretary, Mrs. Alice Hansen; treasurer, Mrs. E. G. Van Eman; conductress, Mrs. Russell M e y e r s ; associate conductress, Mrs. Gordon Maxwell; chaplain, Mrs. G. A. Wattorson; marshall, Mrs. E. D. Wilder; musician, Mrs. W. E. Miller; Adah. Mrs. A. B. Mahnke; Ruth. Mrs. Henry Dralle; Martha, Mrs. Nellie Curtis; EIcc- ta, Mrs. William Lovcll: warder, Mrs. Anna Earth; sentinel, A. B. Mahnke. Mrs. E. G. Van Eman, past matron of the lodge, assisted by Mrs. G. R. AValterson. installing chaplain, Mrs. Clyde Wegand, musician and Mrs. B. N. Ncedham and Mrs. E. D. Wilder as installing mar- shalls conducted the ceremony. The diameter of the world at the equator is 7,928 miles, three times the distance across the United States. Thanks to George Mendon and the Pfaff Baking Co., we will be able to use their plant to continue baking Sweetheart bread. Our entire personnel will be functioning as usual. 0 -- THANKS, FOLKS! To the many people who helped in so many ways during and following Friday's fire, my sincere thanks. "Chuck" Lcnnon As soon as the building is repaired and the machinery back in working condition . . . possibly in four weeks . . . we will again be operating at the same location, 1011 NORTH FEDERAL AVE. ViS-T^- ' l^kS -/f 1 W V1/1 CHUCK lEMN AN PHONE NUMBER 648

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