Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on April 24, 1934 · Page 8
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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 24, 1934
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE 'APRIL 24 !· 1934 ROWAN MAN, WHO ENGAGED IN WILD CHASE, HELD TO JURY IS CHARGED WITH DRUNK DRIVING Auto of Kenneth Fitz Hits Rear of Car Driven by Belmond Man. BELMOND, April 24.--A wild ride, in which he drove his car from a ditch and tore after another auto at a rate of 75 miles an hour, finally smashing into it, according to officers, resulted in the arrest of Kenneth Fitz. 25, Rowan, on a charge of driving while intoxicated. Fitz waived preliminary hearing and was bound over to the grand jury. He was released on a bond of S750. No charges were filed · against hig companion, Clair Lague, 25. also of Rowan. Mr. and Mrs. H, F. Peterson were taking a ride in their sedan Sunday afternoon enroute to their home Sere when they passed a car in the ditch on highway No. 10, west of Rowan. The Petersons drove slowly, looking back to see if the other car and its occupants retrieved themselves from their predicament. Then Mr. and Mrs. Peterson, they said, realized that the occupants of the car had righted it and were chasing 'the Peterson car. ,Mr. Peterson declared he drove 75 miles an hour in trying to avoid being hit by the car which was coming after him. When he came to the junction of highways 10 and 15. ' seven miles south of here, he slowed down to turn north on highway 15. The driver of the car behind crashed into the back of the Peterson car, smashing the rear end. _ The other car. which was driven by Fib: went into the ditch. On investigating, Mr. Peterson discovered Fitz and his companion, Lague. and the two appeared to be intoxicated, he said. Sheriff Wilson was called and after much resistance on the part of the two men, succeeded in taking them to the county jail. Sheriff Wilson described the condition oi Fitz as "crazy drunk." The sherifl also found intoxicating liauors in the Fitz car. A crowd of 200 persons gathered around the scene of the accident. Brother of Belmond Man Dies After Truck M'shao BELMOND, April 24.--Mr. and Mrs. Fred McBride and'son, Billie, and Pvalph McBride of Minneapolis went to Des Moines Tuesday to attend the funeral of Albert McBride, a brother, who died from injuries he received in a truck accident a week ago last Saturday. Mr. McBride. worked for the Blatz ,Erew- ·'" ing company and while loading a truck 'was crushed between the truck and the wall of the building He was taken to the Methodist hospital where he lay unconscious until his death early Sunday. He leaves six children, four of them being twins. H E R E A N D T H E R E , » * » * - » » * * * * * * * * * * * Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Keturn From Wisconsin. OSAGE--Mrs. E. J. Stokes, who has been visiting the past three months at the home of her son, 0. .,. Stokes, at Kaukauna, Wis., re- urned Saturday. She plans to spend he summer at Mitchell with Mesdames W. G. Smith and Everett Drake. Clarion Teacher Hired. GOLDFIELD--Miss Virginia Kirstein of Clarion has been hired for ie ensuing year as the instructor of home economics in the local school. Visitors From Owatonna. CARPENTER -- Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Kruger and daughters, Owatonna, Mian., have been visiting at the Lewis Hartwig home. Will Meet Thursday. FLOYD--A kensington will be held at the M. E. church parlors Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Linda Thomas and committee will serve. Guest From Minneapolis. GREENE--Mrs. E. A. Hicks, Minneapolis, is a guest of the Julius Hildebrand family this week. Recovering in Hospital. KANAWHA--Arthur Mulholland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mulholland, who has been in the Mason City hospital for almost four weeks ·s reported to be gradually improving. Meet at Plymouth. ROCK FALLS--Members of the Rock Falls Ladies' Aid society met for a social gathering at the home of the Rev. and Mrs. T. C. Collister at the M. E. parsonage at Plymouth on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. McMillan Hostess. GARNER--Mrs. Roy McMillan, assisted by Mrs. Carl Schneider and Mrs. C. V. Hamilton, was hostess at a luncheon yesterday to the Woman's Progressive club. Mrs. Clint Daniels afterwards entertained with a review of the past nine presidential administrations as described by Ike Hoover. Go to Minneapolis. POPEJOY--E. H. Bolk, accompanied Fred Johnson.on his return to Minneapolis, Sunday. Mr. Johnson is employed there. Visit at Glidden. LONEROCK -- Ersel Blanchard and Chester Alme drove to Glidden Sunday, spending the day at the J. M. Hulberts. Guests From Rapids. BURT--Mr. and Mrs. Durward Moore, Cedar Rapids, visited Sunday at the Paul Moore home. Ill at Nora Springs. NORA SPRINGS--Con Apel and A...W. Richmond are ill .with heart disease. Fred Schmidt has been quite ill since Thursday. Returned Missionary Heard. PLYMOUTH--A returned missionary from the Mountains of Kentucky, Miss E. Dei, lectured at the Free Methodist church Sunday night. YOUR IOWA An Interesting Fact Dally About the State You Are Proud to. Call your Own! This state produces annually 10,000,000 hogs. It would require 37,500 freight cars to haul these hogs to market--if it were not for the trucks. Visitors From New York. GARNER--Max Jones, traveling auditor for the American Water and Electric company of New York city, spent the week-end here with Mrs. Jones and their two little ones who are spending some time here with her mother, Mrs. Caspar Moe. Visit in Waterloo. LAKE MILLS--Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Ruby were at Waterloo to visit Mrs. Ruby's father, Mr. O'Conner, who is quite ill. Returns to Camp. LONEROCK--Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Macumber took their son, Clarence, to camp at Dolliver State park at Lehigh Sunday. Clarence has spent the past week here. Guests Are Entertained. GRAFTON--Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Paulos entertained as visitors Sunday Mr. and Mrs. N. Wolf and children of Minneapolis, the Rev. and Mrs. Stoehling of Myrtle, Minn., and the Rev. Mr. Kraemer, Northwood. Visitors From Perry. PLYMOUTH--Mr. and Mrs. Byron Gharst of Perry are visiting Mrs. Gharst's parents, Mr. and Mrs F. Fulk, and brother. Celebrates 87th Birthday. POPEJOY--A group of neighbor ladles went to the home of Mrs. Sophia Folkers on Saturda; evening to help her celebrate her eighty-seventh birthday. Return From Lena. MITCHELL--Mr. and Mrs. J. H Bamford returned home Sunda; after having spent the winter at thf home of their daughter, Mrs Charles Indra and family at Lena 111. Attends Session at Jefferson. BURT--The Rev. S. H. Aten wen to Jefferson today to attend a Presbytery meeting. Guests From Merrill. RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bau mann of Merrill, Wis., visited at the home of their cousin, Mrs. E. R Bartz from Friday until Sunday. Return to Chicago. BELMOND--Mr. and Mrs. Cheser Olsen who have spent the past ·eek here and at Story City visit- og relatives, returned to their home n Chicago Monday. Hurt Sawing Wood. FLOYD--Dean Wiltze, who lives n the Wilbur farm, suffered a bad ut over his eye Saturday while saw- ng wood on the Andy Manabeny lace. A piece of wood struck Mr. ffiltze on the forehead causing a severe wound. Will Serve Banquet. CARPENTER--A group of the .embers of the Legion auxiliary vill serve the senior and junior ban- uet at the Legion hall Friday evening. Guests From Fort Dodge. FAULKNER -- Mr. and Mrs. Ames J. DatJe of Fort Dodge spent Sunday at the William Diamond lome. Mr. Dahle is manager of a Gamble supply house recently opened at Fort Dodge. Daughter Is Born. KANAWHA--A daughter was jorn Saturday to Mr. and Mrs. John Hoveland. This is their first child. Mrs. Gust Romer, 60, Algona, Dies; Rites to Be Held Thursday ALGONA, April 24.--Mrs. Gust Romer, 60, died at their home in Diagonal street Monday morning. Marie Ruhl was born in Germany in 1874. She was married to Gust Romer in 1892 and they came to America in 1896. They first moved to Renwick where they lived 11 years when they moved to Humboldt, later to Minnesota and to Algona nine years ago. Mr. Romer has been associated with the Botsford Lumber company since they came to Algona. There were 11 children born. The 10 living are Mrs. Erma Winsand of Fort Dodge, Mrs. Lawrence Larson of Badger, Mrs. Fretz Gaveer and Mrs. Charles Fisher, both of Renwick, and Mrs. Marie Woudy of Elmore Minn. John Gust, George, Oscar and August, all of Algona. Funeral services will be Thursday at 1:30 at the house and at 2 at the Methodist church. The Rev. C. V. Hulse will be in charge of the services. Burial will be in the Riverside cemetery. Speaks on Trip. ALGONA, April 24.--The regular meeting of the Rotary club was held Monday noon at the Algona hotel. A. L. Peterson who has just returned from a six months' trip to California, talked on his trip RITES ARE HELD FOR MRS, SWENEY Osage Woman, 92, Writer of Stories, Poems, Leaves . Son, Daughter. OSAGE, April 24.--Funeral services were held here Tuesday afternoon for Mrs. Charles Sweney at her home, in charge of the Rev. Frank W. Miller, pastor of the Uni- versalist church. Mrs. Sweney died Sunday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Herbert Kildee at Ames, where she had gone to spend the winter. Mrs. Sweney was 92 years old April 1. Annie Holbrook was born in Boone county, HI. She came with her parents to Wisconsin in 1851; and in the early 50's to Iowa. She attended Upper Iowa university at Fayette and was married to Charles Sweney of Osage shortly after his return from the Civil war; Her husband, a daughter and a son preceded her in death. A son, Marshall of St. Paul, a daughter, Mrs. Herbert Kildee of Ames and six grandchildren survive. Mrs. Sweney was a member of the Universalist church, the local chapter, D. A. R., and an honorary member of the Shakespearean club, and had heen active in many ways in the community. A brilliant mind and a keen sense of humor made her pioneer stories of early days in Iowa entertaining as well as historically valuable. She wrote a number of short poems of merit. A few of her writings have appeared in print though were primarily written for club programs. Mrs. William Schrage, Last Gold Star Mother at Allison, Succumbs ALLISON, April 24.--Mrs. William Schrage, ST., 70, long time res'dent of this vicinity, died at her home in Allison late Saturday after an extended illnss. She is survived by her husband and nine children: Mrs. Ed Heuer and Ernest, Boto, and Ervin of Allison, Mrs. Ella Kromer of Charles City, Mrs. Arthur Klunder of Plainfield, Mrs. Herman Kruse and Will of Bristow, Mrs. Theodore Wodeking of Clarksville. Mrs. Schrage was the last Gold Star mother in Allison. Lakota Man Sentenced on Charge of Assault ALGONA, April 24.--John Roelf- sem of Lakota was sentenced to 30 days in the county jail Monday for assault and battery. The sentence was suspended pending good behavior. MRS. RUSTAD OF NORTHWOOD DIES 3 of 6 Surviving Children of Pioneer Woman Live in Mason City. NORTHWOOD, April 24.--Mrs. Josephine Rustad, about 70 years of age, a lifelong resident of Northwood and vicinity, died at her home in Northwood Monday after an ill- nes of several months, heart disease being given as the cause of her death. She is survived by six children. Miss Eleanore Rustad, Northwood; Seymour A. Rustad, Joyce Rustad. Mrs. Arthur Ruffridge, all of Mason City; Mrs. Reuben Lee, Minneapolis; and Leland Rustad, Northwood. A, brother, Olaus Olson, and a sister, Mrs. Magnus Borg, reside in Northwood. Her husband had been dead for a number of years. Funeral · plans had not been announced Monday. CORRECTION It was erroneously stated in the Globe-Gazette that Sam D. Goetsch was a candidate for the republican nomination for state senator from Winneshiek and Howard counties. Mr. Goetsch is seeking the democratic nomination for this state office. A year out on its return trip, the beam of light that turned on the brilliant illumination of ACenturyof Progress is carrying back a picture of Chicago to the star Arcturus. When it arrives, Arcturians, too, will learn that travelers get more for their money in the Morrison "Tower of Hospitality". SINGLE ROOM with Bath MRS. LOSS OF HAMPTON BURIED Rites for Franklin County Resident 65 Years Are Held in Church. HAMPTON, April 24.--Funera services for Mrs. Mary Ann Loss, 68, were held this afternoon at 2:30 at the Church of Christ, the Rev. C. S. Kleekner being in charge. Mrs. Loss, who had been a resident of Franklin county for 65 years, died at her home Sunday afternoon after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank 0. Loss, who died 17 years ago. Born in Illinois Aug. 15, 1866, when a young woman she placed her membership in the local Church of Christ under the pastorate of the Rev. B. S. Denny. She was also a member of Rosella Rebekah lodge and a charter member of the Hampton Royal Neighbor lodge. Osage Wa-Tan-Yes Plan for Convention OSAGE, April 24.--The Wa-Tan- Ye club met with Miss Betty Woodward Monday evening. The evening was spent in formulating and completing plans for entertaining the tenth annual convention of the Wa- Tan-Te association here May 21 and 22. DOUBLE ROOM ---- M.50 UP With TWIN BEDS.. *5.00 UP · In the Heart of the Loop · Bright, Inviting Rooms · Home of Terrace Garden IF YOU DRIVEI We will park your car. Standard rates. No other charges. M O R R JLS.O/N LEONARD HICKS _//-/! /V / Managing Director ^/ IL/4/l^.xt' C H I C A G Q Joseph Kist Funeral Held in Eagle Grove EAGLE GROVE, April 24.--Funeral services for Joseph Kist, 81 were held at the Sacred Heart church, Monday, April 23, in charge of the Rev. P. Molloy. Born in Strasburg, Germany, he was married in Strasburg to Miss Catherine Stengley in 1879. They came to America and Iowa in 1881 locating for several years on an 80 acre farm east of the city. After leaving the farm, Mr. Kist was employed by the C. N. W. railway as a car repairer, following which he engaged in the house moving business 30 years Surviving are five sons and fou; daughters, Joseph J., and Jaco' Kist in Eagle Grove; Ed and Wil ford in Minneapolis; George in Lo Anjreles; Mrs. Eugene Cunning ham, Mrs. H. E. Koonz and Mrs Catherine Edgren in Los Angeles and Mrs. G. P. Williams in Inde pendence. Home From Speaking Tour. GARNER, April 24.--Mrs. Walte Sherman Pritchard returned horn from a trip to Ottuimva and Bur ington where she had been sine Wednesday on speaking engage ments for the National Life Under writers for which she is director o the home deuartment. Sfe % «L ·' i . . ! Tobuco Compur. THE HEIGHT OF GOOD TASTE ^5 Luckies are made of only die clean cen- is round, firm, fully packed--no loose ter leaves--the mildest, best-tasting ends. That's why Luckies'keep in con- tobaccos. And then, 'It's toasted' for dition'--do not dry out. Luckies are throat protection. Every Lucky Strike always in all-way_s kind to your throat. 59 "It's toasted" VLuckies are all-ways kind to your throat ·pi s-35^ Only the Center Leaves-these are the Mildest Leaves

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