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March 8, 1937

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 8 · 193? FLOOD WATERS FILL DEED'S LAKE; GATES ARE OPENED NOT READY YET FOR LAKE USE North Iowa Streams Are Subsiding; Little Damage Noted. '· 'HAMPTON--Beed's lake became an actuality with the rapid rise and overflow of creeks by recent thaws. But the long looked for filling of the reclaimed lake was witnessed by comparatively few persons and the lake is being emptied again because CCC authorities are riot yet ready that the lake be put into use. Flood gates were open but the water came down in such tor- i-ents despite this that the lake wont up to within 8 inches of the crest of the dam over the weekend. It is now falling and will continue to fall until drained again. A foot bridge is stil! to be constructed and the filling of water into the dam to make the permanent lake 'will start about May 3. The relatively short time taken :to fill the Jake, despite the fact the flood gate was open, indicated the adequacy of streams ior. the filling of the lake. No damage resulted in the filling of the lake. E. C. Kilgore, engineer at the CCC camp, said work is going forward on.the lake project with the construction o£ the bath hous= and tree planting. Many Acres Flooded. A L G O N A--Many townsmen were attracted to the river to view the flooded lands which raised to considerable heights since Friday evening. The Des Moines".'.river circling Algeria has flooded, .a large number ot acres to the west, north and south of town. Several reports from nearby farmers in this, vicinity have reported a large number of wild ducks and geese in the flooded fields. The land on either side of highway 169 and 18 north of town by the "Million Dollar Corner" is now flooded. The water has left its course just south of the steel bridge on highway 18, flooding all the land between there and the rainbow bridge which is located on highway 169. ;-: HERE AND THERE :-: MiscellaneousJ terns- From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in . . . North. Iowa and" Southern Minnesota Ice Is Dynamited. S T A C Y V I L L E -- Dynamit charges were used Friday night t break the ice jam.piling agains the south dam in the Little Ceda river here. Flood waters sprea out over the lowlands for half mile. P. E. O. Officers Elected. GARNER--The local P. E. O chapter met with Mrs. Chet Eas ton for annual election of officer They are, .for president, Mr= Frank Clark; vice president, Mrs R. W. Spect; recording secretary Mrs. S. Broms; corresponding sec retary, Mrs. W.'S. Lee; treasurei Mrs. Nat Buck; chaplain, Mrs Chester Moe; guard, Mrs. Charle South' of town on highway 169 the river has also left its banks and has entirely flooded the farmland including the barnyard of the Humpfrey farm. On the gravelled road south of town by the State park where the water is right up to the grade, Donald Orton, son of Clark Orton, and his horse Spider, had the opportunity to find out just how deep the wa- · ter really is. While he was riding along the boy lost his hat which landed in the water and several people witnessed him retrieving it on horseback. Park Under AVatcr. ... GOLDFIELD--The Boone river which flows at the west edge of the city went out of its '· banks early Saturday due to the heavy thaw the past week. The Fountain city park, through which the stream flows was under water along with hundreds of acres of land in the lowlands bordering the river. The damage due to the high water was very light in this vicinity. The water began to recede again Sunday. : Koad Embargo Expected. .NEW HAMPTON--It is expected that an embargo will be placed on firavel roads in Chickasaw county this week. On many roads it is now impossible to travel by automobile. Fredericksburg Farm Elevator Entered by Thieves; Cash Taken FREDERICKSBURG--An undetermined amount of cash was taken from the Farmers' elevator at i redericksburg during the night, it was reported Monday. The money was taken from the money drawer, according to Manager E. A. Elison, A block and a half away, two cars were backed ·io the W. H. Bundick garage, but were left-there. Farm Sold for.$8,500, ROCKFORD--The Kuhlemeie Brothers purchased the 120. acr farm owned by Mr! and'Mrs. Fre Hall. The consideration was S8, 500. .Definite plans have not beer made by Mi-.' and Mrs. Hall bu because of ill health of the latter they decided to quit farming an they expect to buy a home ii Rudd. They will.hold a sale 01 March 8 and give immediate pos session to the new owners. Prohibit Fireworks. EAGLE GROVE--Following th example set by a number of othe cities in the state, the Eagle Grov council passed an ordinance for bidding possession and shooting o fireworks in the city limits. McGuffcy Centennial Observed. CLARION--Mrs. Burr Nagle en tertained the members of Kensing ton club, Thursday afternoon a her borne. The program was i; observation of the McGuffey cen tennial. The first part of the pro gram was presented in the man ner of- an old fashioned schob" With reading classes using" th McGuffey readers. Cafe Is Sold. EAGLE GROVE--Mr. and'Mrs Oscar L'ekwa, who have operatec the Park cafe for the past two years or more, have sold out to Murray Stanburg of Fort Dodge. Also Suffering- Masioid Trouble MANLY--Mrs. Frank Garvey who is ill with scarlet fever, is suffering from mastoid also. Mrs. Garvey is president of local American Legion Auxiliary. Visitors From Marshalltown MANLY--Mrs. Clifford Wilson of Marshalltown has been vesiting her parents, Mr. . and Mrs. Earl Winnette. Mrs. Winnette returned to Marshall town with her Friday. Arc Given Reception. NEW ' HAMPTON" -- Mr. ·and Subdistrict Declam to Be at Forest.Gty FOREST CITY--The sub-district declamatory contest will be Jield in the assembly room in the high school building at Forest CHv next Tuesday, March 9. Contestants from the following schools will take part: Forest'City, Lak'e"Mills, ihompson, Corwith, Armstrong Ledyard and Ringsted. Prize Winners Named CRESCO--Vernon Springs, rural school No. 3, Miss Violet Fisher teach.er.won the $50 cash prize for ihe most votes received in the Cresco merchants trading contest ?ust completed. Second prize of S40 went to New Oregon 'No 4 Miss Dorothy Mackenburg, teacher; third prize of $20 to Vernon Springs No. 4, Miss Dorothy Precious, teacher. Youth Gets Suspended Sentence on Larceny CRESCO--Walter Ernst, 19 arrested by Sheriff Albert T. Pederson of Cresco, entered a plea of Suilty to a charge of larceny. He v/as taken before Justice of the Peace C. E. Farnsworth Friday «nd was given a 30 days suspended sentence after paying costs of the prosecution. This is the third arrest of a trio of youths for -la---. t-eny; Lloyd Fe.iske and William Wheeler having been previously reported-in this connection. Mrs. Kenneth E. Allen have moved to New Hampton and were given a surprise by 20 of their neighbors. Five hundred was played. Submits to Operation. CARPENTER -- Orvie Severson underwent an operation for appendicitis at the Savre hospital, Osage, Saturday morning. Are Parents of Son. HAKE--A son, Alan Wald, was born to Mr. and Mrs. E, A. Helland of Rodman Feb. 27. Mr. Hel- Jand was formerly the high school coach here at Rake. x Takes Chicago Position. DUMONT -- George Sorenson who has been taking the seconc half of the Herdsman's course al Ames, completed the work two weeks early and returned home Saturday-to visit his parents, Mr and Mrs.- F. M. Sorenson, before accepting a position in the Chicago Guernsey dairy at Hinsdale 111.' to begin work March 10. Mission Circle Meets. S\VALEDALE -- T h e Baptist Mission circle met at the home ol Mrs. Alfred- Christiansen Friday afternoon, with Mrs. Cato Lundt and Miss Kittie Hemphill as hostesses and Mrs. J. P. Benson as leader. Recovering After Illness. HANSELL--Gary Wells is convalescing at his home after a serious illness. Mr. Wells has been in very poor health the past year and suffered from a stroke Monday night. Another Case in Quarantine. MANLY--Another case of scarlet fever was quarantined Thursday. Junior Pfalsgraff is the latest victim. Junior high school was given a- day off while the school rooms were fumigated. Mrs. Frank Garvey and two children, and Helen Garvey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Garvey, also are in quarantine.. Submits to Operation. HAMPTON--Mrs. John L. Paulsen of Mason City is a patient at the Lutheran hospital where she submitted to an operation Friday. Visits at Ames. MANLY--Mrs. Otto Lichtenstein is visiting with her son, Russell, at Iowa State college, Ames, also Mrs. S. O. Brown, formerly of Manly. Return From Hopkins. LELAND -- Elmer Olson and Melvin Foss returned Thursday evening from a business trip to Hopkins, Minn. Move to Hansell. HANSELL--Mr. and Mrs. An- nrcw.Nelson, who resided east ot Hansell, moved to Missouri the first of the month." S54 From Home Talent Play. DUMONT--The American Legion Auxiliary took in about $54 at the home. talent play, "Here Comes Charlie," which was repeated at the Star theater. Last week they took in $74. Henry True.111. ... BR *STOW--Henry True, Sr., Is ill at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Conrad C. Wiegman, 2 miles southwest of town. Enters Forest City Hospital. LELAND -- Mr:. Frank Mc- Ureevey entered the hospital at Forest City Thursday for.a major operation. -· -- · t-»»*ia *.-i win vuiumuu. PLYMOTJTH-^Mrs. T. C. Collister returned from Colorado where she went to attend the funeral of her sister, Miss McGown Will-Serve Wednesday. ORCHARD -- The second di- 'ision of the Ladies Aid society met at the home of Mrs. Earl Cole ^roday afternoon to plan a dinner it the church basement on Wednesday. Mrs. Jesse Armstrong is hairman. Concert to Be Thursday LEDYARD -- The high school band will give a concert at the choolhbuse Thursday night. Saturday the band will play at 'the music .-contest "at Britt. . Entertains at Bridge. MANLY--Mrs. William Durner mtertained at bridge, Mrs. J. J. Stannei- and Mrs. Dave Thompson eceiving prizes. T ,7, a J? lDff Nurses' Training-. RAKE -- Miss Gladys Skogen daughter of Mrs. Nels Skogen, i taking nurses', training at tht Swedish hospital at Minneapolis Minn.- Injured in Fall. CARPENTER--Mrs. Selmer Lee received word her father, Ole -Eli of Austin, Minn.; had lingson slipped . on ice and broken an ankle. Mr. Ellingson was a formei resident here. At Student Convention. JOICE-- Blanche Charleson, Byrel Anderson, Doris Gordon, Anna Trilus and Virginia Kleppe, all students at St. Olaf, attended the seventeenth -annual Lutheran student union convention from March 5 to 7 at -Moorhead, Minn. O. E. S. School Held; GREENE-- The local chapter, Order of Eastern Star, held its annual school of -instructon Friday afternoon and evening with the district instructor, Mrs. Eva Burrows of Dumont in charge. Guests were present from Allison, Bristow and Dumont. Mrs. E. H. Barth and committee had charge of the 6:30 dinner. . Are Parents of Son. KANAWHA -- Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Smith are the parents of 7fe pound boy born Friday morning. This is Mr. and Mrs. Smith's third son. Will Be Hostess. KANAWHA-- The Ladies Aid of the Kanawha Lutheran church will meet March 11. Mesdames Melvin Thompson, Elmer Anderson and Joseph Anderson will serve. Prize Winners Named. CARPENTER-- At the card party Friday night, held at the club rooms, sponsored by the Cemetery association, the following won: Mrs. Alice Anderson, high for whist, Miss Annabelle Lyke low for 500,: John Kott, high, Ira Prell' low. Reiurns From Colorado. Daughter Is Born. WHITTEMORE--Mr. and Mrs William Rusch, Jr., are parent of a girl born to them Thursday This is their third child. Declam Winners Named. GARNER -- The grade schoo declamatory contest held Thursday, night placed Barbara Schneider and Keith Mounce in oratorical; Phyllis Lee and Marjorie Kenyon in dramatic and Dean Kloocl and Gordon ;Greiman, humorouus first ;and · second awards, respectively. Judges were Mrs. R. J Fntsch, local librarian, Miss Edith Quaekenbush and Miss Ruth McMahon, Garner teachers. Visit at Ormsby. STILSON--Mrs. G. W. Slagle son, Floyd, and her grandson Charles Terpstra, went to Ormsby Minn., Friday to visit Mr. anc Mrs. Russell Slagle. Charles Terpstra has been visiting at Ormsby and will return here with them · Move to Lynn. MANLY -- Mr. and Mrs. Morris Tietz, who have been employee for the past few years at Sunsei Inn, are moving Saturday to Lynn where they will operate a lunch room. Are Parents of Son. SWALEDALE -- Born to Mr and Mrs. Ted Albers, March 3, a Gte pound boy. They have one other child, a girl. Meets at St. George Home. BRADFORD--The Ladies card club was entertained at the Mrs Fred St. George home with Mrs. C. B. Stockdale as assisting hostess. Mrs. L. F. Hoiishka won high score in 500 Pays S75 an Acre. OSAGE--Mr. and Mrs. William Webev have purchased the former Gleason farm near Mitchell from Mr. Weber's father, Peter Weber, and will move onto it from their farm near New Haven. The farm contains 240 acres,and was sold for $75 an acre. Station Agent Transferred. HANSELL--Mr. .and Mrs. Lee Kingsbury, agent of the Great Western railroad, moved to Temple to take over his new duties as agent there and Mr. Kotenbeatal of Hampton moved to Hansell to take over the depot here. Will Take Up Practice. STACYVILLE--Dr. M. Holmes of Preston, S. Dak., will take up he medical practice, formerly under Dr. G. E. Krepelka, who will move to Osage with his family. Banquet Is Planned. .ST.. ANSGAR--March. 12.is the date. Eet.; for .the .-father." and :son 3anquet. It is to be"".-iheld " -in the ligh/schoorgymrtasium. The chairman, Dr. R. A. Culbertson, assisted by Alan Anderson and H. O. Swan, have arranged for a unique program. Waldorf College Choir Now on Spring Tour 3 SENTENCED ON ROBBERY COUNT Eagle Grove Men Receive Terms for Breaking Into Beer Parlor. CLARION--Frank A. Fisher, 24, Eagle Grove, was sentenced to G months in the county jail Friday, in district court by Judge H: E. Fry. Harry Hill, 34, and Gilbert Curtis, 48, both of Eagle Grove and alleged accomplices of Fislier were also sentenced. Hill got a suspended sentence of six months in the county jail and Curtis a suspended sentence of three months in the county jail, both being paroled to Chief of Police Baker of Eagle Grove., All .three pleaded guilty to the charge of breaking and entering a beer parlor, located on the east side of Eagle Grove, May- 17, 1936. A quantity of beer was taken, St. Ansgar Creamery Will Hold Gathering ST. ANSGAR--The St. Ansgar -·reamery company will hold (he annua! meeting Tuesday. Election vill fellow. The present officers are: R. C. Rosenberg, president; lenry Tesch, vice president; Otto ~. Seefeld, secretary; Otto Bartz nd Fred Dieterich, directors. Circle Is Entertained. MANLY--Mrs. George Duncan entertained Mrs. Knudson's circle if-the Lutheran 'church :'at her lome Friday afternoon. Mrs. Miller Hoslcss. BRITT -- The lona circle of Jngs Daughters met Friday after- loon with Mrs. Charley Miller. Safety Council for Hamilton-Is Formed; Tucker Heads. Group WEBSTER CITY--A Hamilton county safety council was organized in Webster City by a large crowd of safety enthusiasts in a public -meeting. Officers were elected as follows: President, George C. Tucker, Webster City; vice presidents, Merlin E. Williams, Jewel!; Morris Carlson, Stratford; Frank V. Talcott, Webster City; secretary, Edward P. Prince, Webster City; treasurer, George E. Alexander, Webster City. The meeting was held here at the instance of the American Legion, which with other organizations in the city, sponsored the movement in Hamilton ·county. Sterling Alexander, commander of Webster City post, presided. Speakers included Harry Nestle, assistant chief of the Iowa State highway patrol; "Smoke" Brown, state commander of the American Legion, and Phil D. Sproul, executive secretary of the state safety council. MRS. THORSON, 90, SUCCUMBS Aged St. Ansgar Woman Was in Poor Health . for Months. ST.. ANSGAR--Mrs.', Ingeborg Thorson, .who lived west of town, died Saturday morning. She was 90 years of age and had been in poor health for months. She had resided near St. Ansgar number of years. CLARION MISHAP VICTIM BURIED Rites for Donohue, Hurt Fatally in Fall, Held at Church. CLARION--Funeral services for C. M. Donahue, 57, who died March 4, as a result of injuries suffered from a fall from the roof of a boxcar at Oelwein, were held Saturday afternoon at the Smith funeral home, with the Rev. Ralph Waldo Emerson, pastor of the Church of Christ, officiating. Interment was in the Evergreen cemetery. C. M. Donahue was born July 15, 1880 at Blue Springs, Mo and died March 4, 1337. After serving three years in the Spanish American war, he worked continuously until his death. At the time of his death, Mr. Donahue was employed as Chicago Great Western railroad brakeman. Besides his wife, Mr. Donahue leaves one brother, Henry Donahue of Herrington, Kans. Water Filter System for Manly Is Bought MANLY--The city purchased a watar filter system and it is expected it will be completely installed by June 1. This will puri- 'y, remove iron, and odors from :he water but is not a softener. This purchase was voted on at the city council meeting a Her a ! _ , s . u r ; . vey hnXi been made a couple(weeks ago and a test made of "the plan. Mo additional burden will be placed on taxes for the water fund contained sufficient to finance the Evelyn Chandler V\jXV~ -:- Daring Lovely CO-OP SOCIETY ELECTS HEADS Dividends on Patronage, Capital Paid; Holrnan Is President. ROCKWELL--For the first time in its history, covering a period of 48 years, the Rockwell Farmers* Co-operative s o c i e t y Saturday carved the melon for both capital and labor, the former receiving a 6 per cent cash dividend oh $22,250 capital stock amounting to $1,335, and the latter, in which is represented the farmer, the man of the street or anyone selling grain to or buying merchandise from the society is prorated the sum of §7,- 900 or nearly 4 per cent on the total business amounting to $208,355.31. In addition to the cash dividend to the stockholders and the profit- sharing with patrons whether shareholders or not, there has been a net gain of ?2,072.64. Reports show the operating cost to have been $18,006.57, expense account $8,949.83 and the amount paid for wages and labor, $4,771.68. The gross profits on the sales total $19,999.71 or a trifle better than 9M: per cent on the total amount of business transacted. Official reports were read and adopted, and the three retiring di- rectu-s were re-elected, R. A. Hoi- man, D. M. Cahalan and G. Roben. They,'with F. E. Sturges, H. J. Brown, William York, Olaf Peterson, Francis Gallagher and Joe Gallagher, constitute the board. R. M. Hall and acting County Agent Olson gave talks on rural electrification and Reuben Hall an interesting address on his travels through Germany, Sweden and other foreign lands. The board reorganized by the re-election oC R. A. Holman as president and E. J. Campbell was retained as agent. J "^ FOR SALE First Mortgages INVESTMJNT DEPARTMENT First National Bank Mason 'City, Iowa Wing-footed Skating Marvel HELLO! Attractive Evelyn Chandler--America's Queen of Figure Skaters--leaps into the camera's range. THE ARABIAN CARTWHEEL--a complete somersault without touching the ice. The only one who has mastered it is Evelyn Chandler. SUCH BALANCE tabes healthy nerves 1 So she smokes Camels. "Camels are so mild," she says, "they don't jangle my nerves." "ACROBATIC SKATING is strenuous and exciting," says Evelyn. "It takes a'digestion in tiptop shape. I make Camels an important part of my meals. They help me en. joy my food and give me a sense of well-being " 19 DIZZY SPINS in rapid succession I Another time when smooth-working, digestion stands Evelyn in good stead. *"·»*»«£ FAMOUS SKI EXPERT. Sig Buchmayr says: "I smoke with my Meals and afterwards, 'for digestion's sake.' And I'll pick Camels every time for flavor." Modem life often pushes as to the limit. At snch times especially, smoking Camels is an aid to digestion. Camels help to ease tension and speed ap the flow of digestive fluids--alkaline digestive fluids--that play so vital a part in the way you enjoy food andm thewayfoodagreeswithyou. Camels are milder--an important point with steady smokers. With their finer tobaccos, Camels are gentle to your throat. 7. R.J. IUTMliUTeIj.C«., », K. 0. A fact of intcreft to imohcrs} Camel« are made from finer, MORE EXPENSIVE TOBACCOS- Turldth an d D ora eittc-- . than any other popular SPARK-PLUG of the Detroit Red Wings is Herb Lewis. "I keep an eagle eye on my digestion," Herb says. "Camels top off a good meal." STREAKS DbWN a bob-run at 60 m. p. h. Steel-nerved Raymond F. Stevens says: "I enjoy the pleasure of smoking to the full, knowing Camels never bother my nerves." «E you AU AT HISTORIC fPHUS HALL The famous I»u E h-nuker of the movids-ir Onkiem penon-leads you throu E h lillI- slhle nca ,, « ! t e twork. TV* VICrtSTIOM'S SAKE - SMOKE CAMELS '· J *^^*r^*J*rxrV*lV*Z*'1*nKnKt£ZSa

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