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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 6, 1943
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY t, 1943 Cerro ASK ALL COUNTY UNITS TO ATTEND Participants to Receive Recognition for Work Cerro Gordo Red Cross members who have participated in first aid, home nursing or other Red Cross sponsored classes, who have devoted time to producing sewing, knitting or surgical dressings or who have contributed their services in any other capacity for the society will attend the annual meeting of county chapter. Monday evening at 8 o'clock in the Mason City high school auditorium. * * * T. L. Connor, county chairman, and C. E. Lcffler who is in charge of the annual meeting, expressed a desire to have : the units throughout the county · represented at the meeting at which recognition will be given to all those who have taken part in Red Cross work in the past year. * * * Officers for the coming season will be elected and annual reports will be distributed in pamphlet form during the brief business session. Feature of the evening will be a stage production, "What Is the Red Cross?" to be presented by the Mason City Little Theater, depicting the world wide scope of Red Cross activities since the founding of the organization. * * * Mrs. Charles Grjppen is directing the production and special music will be provided by Carleton L. Stewart. · * * * The program is replacing the dinner meeting held in other years to mark a year's progress by the chapter. It is free to all those who wish to attend, according to Mr. Connor. MITCHELL MEN TO BE INDUCTED OSAGE--The following m e n have been ordered by the selective service board to report for induction into the army Jan. 16: Albert M. Tonn, Burton L. Duncomb and Robert J. Stephenson of Riceville. Alvern B. Olson, Ralph Dale Gabby, Maurice E. Woodiwiss, Robert W. Wolm, Rudolph Anderson, Robert F. Hoe, William Gaffney, Earl M. Churness, Paul G. Lippert, Prell W. Baker, William H. Schiller, Gerald B. Gilles, Melvin H. Meyer, Bernon L. Smesrud, James M. Dunlay, Edwin F. Tesch, John R. Y o u n g , Bruce E. Lott, Frank R. Pitra, Ernest Clark Moran, all of Osage. Ronald E. Harlis, Orchard; Conrad M. Seaver, Lawrence P. Fischer, Wayne A. Epple, Wayne . M. Pederson, La Verne R. Michaels and William M. Salichert of St. Ansgar; Ambrose J. Meyerhofer, Stacyville; Bennie Roslien and Leslie V. Drunasky of Carpenter; Joseph Mostek, of Mitchell. Wilbur P. Koenigs, Stacyville, was transferred f r o m Milwaukee Wis. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Ask Iowa Legislators to Bring Typewriters to Assembly Session DES MOINES, (;?) -- House members who have typewriters were asked by state officials to bring the machines along when they came to DCS Moines for the general assembly this weekend. Officials have been unable to obtain enough typewriters to meet legislative needs. The house needs about 70 machines and has assurance of only about 20 so far. Forty typewriters are needed in the senate. Some are available, but no steps have been taken as yet to get members to bring their machines from home. L. O. SOLOMONSON DIES SCARVILLE--L. O. Solomonson, a pioneer and highly respected farmer of the Scarville community, died suddenly at his farm home six miles southwest of Scarviile on the afternoon o£ New Year's day. Funeral services will be held on Thursday afternoon at North Prairie Lutheran church with the pastor, the Rev. S. J. Fretheim, officiating. Mr. Solomonson is survived by his wife, children and grandchildren. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. 'COAL HHNHEAT VO IN ASM Northern Lumber Co. PHONE 3» Reported Captured by Italian Forces A L G O N A -- J o h n Sponber?, sou of Harry Sponberg. has been reported a prisoner of war of the Italian government by the U. S. adjutant general. Sponbere, 24, enlisted in the national guard on Jan, 21, 1941, and with the Mason City unit went to Camp Claiborne in the early part of that year. On Feb. 12, 1941. he was stationed at Fort Dix-, N. J.. and a year later was sent to Ireland. In August of 1912 he left Ireland for Scotland. (It is believed here that he must have been in north Africa at the time of his capture, though no confirmation has been given.) Sponberg operated the projectors at the Iowa theater before enlisting in the national guard. FAULKNER BOY SHOOTS HIMSELF Robert Horner Dies at Iowa Falls Hospital FAULKNER -- Robert Horner, 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Horner, died Tuesday night at the Iowa Falls hospital from self inflicted gun shot wounds where lie was taken late Tuesday afternoon. Young Horner, a student in a rural school near here, was found on the floor of his room, a shotgun nearby, by his mother about 5 o'clock in the afternoon. A physician who attended the youth while an ambulance carried him to an Iowa Falls hospital said at the time that the youth had little chance of recovery. His father, who talked with Robert for a few moments shortly before the incident occurred, said the boy had seemed in good spirits. He had read the newspaper and listened to the radio upon returning home from school. His parents were unable to find a motive for the boy's action. None o£ the family was in the house at the time of the shooting and Robert was found by his mother only after he had failed to show up to do his regular chores. The shotgun was an old single- barrel model which had been kept in the store room and had not been used in several years. Funeral arrangements h a v e not been made. + Births + ALEXANDER--Mr. and Mrs. Helger Anderson are the parents o£ a baby girl named Karen Ann, born at the Lutheran hospital at Hampton Thursday, Dec. 31 * * * ACKLEY--Mr. and Mrs. Carl Burkley are the parents of a 6 pound IV? ounce baby girl, born Jan. 2, at Ellsworth hospital in Iowa Falls. * * * AREDALE--A baby boy was recently born to -Mr. and Mrs. Frank Folkerts at the Lutheran hospital at Hampton. * * * ROCKWELL --Mr. and Mrs. Harry Vierkant, Jr., are'Tparents of a boy born Dec. 30. This is their first child. H has been named Donald David * * * DUMONT--A 7 pound daugh- (er, Linda Lou, was born Jan. 3, to Mr. and Mrs. Francis Wilson * * ¥ CARPENTER -- Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Trve are the parents of a daughter born Saturday at their home. They now have two daughters. * * ¥ SEXTON -- C. N. Biesch received word of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Biesch of Fairmont, Minn. Lewis formerly lived here, but is now serving in the armed forces in North Africa. This is their first child. * * * FENTON--Corp. and Mrs. Clifford Haase are parents of a 6V-j pound daughter, born Saturday night at the Kossuth hospital in Algona. Corp. Haase is with the armed forces in Africa. They have one other child, a son, Lee. * * * FERTILE--Pvt. and Mrs. Keith Sheimo are the parents of a baby girl born on Dec. 31 at the Irish hospital in Forest City. Pvt Sheimo is stationed at Ft. Riley, Kansas. The baby has been named Marcia Kay. * * * FERTILE--Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Wolf announce the birth of a son at the Irish hospital at Forest City. They now have two boy; and one girl. * * * ST. ANSGAR --Mr. and Mrs Arthur Kruegar are the parent: of a son named Richard Arthur born Jan. 1. * * * HUTCHINS -- Mr. and Mrs. Richard Weiland are parents of an 8 pound daughter born New Year's day at Mercy hospital Mason City. The little miss hab the distinction oE being the first baby born in Mason City in 1343, Mr. and Mrs. Weiland have four other children, all boys. * * * HUTCHINS -- Mr. and Mrs Bennie Bergman are parents ot an 8'/i pound daughter born New Year's morning at the family home. child. The baby is their sixth Osage Council Fills City Employe Ranks OSAGE--The city council of Osage Monday evening elected I. R. Otto, city assessor, and Mrs. Walter Wright city library board member, to fill vacancies occasioned by the death o£ H. E. LaRue, who had served in both capacities for many years. Lewis Haberkorn resigned as councilman of the second ward and I. H. Saline was elected to fill the vacancy. Mr. Habcrkorn is newly-appointed deputy county sheriff. Bny War Savings Bonds and Stamps from yoar Globe-Gxzctle carrier boy. Dallas Scarrow of Aredale Reported Killed in Action Had Served With Allison Court House Record Totals of 1942 ALLISON--Hugh L. Mosher, clerk of the district' court, who was appointed Butler county dynamite licensing agent by the Bureau of Mines, Washington, D. C., in February, 1942, reports that he has issued 197 dynamite permits since that time, the first one on February 19, 1942. A fee of 25c is charged for each permit. Birth certificates issued by Mr. Mosher and his deputy. Miss Lela Geyer, during the year 1942 totaled 1,467. Ninety marriage licenses were issued during the year as compared with 110 during the preceding year. Five divorces were granted during 1942 as compared to 15 divorces granted jn 1941. DECKER FAMILY MOVES POPEJOY--Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Decker moved Wednesday into the home they recently purchased at 612 Bliss Blvd., Iowa Falls. C. L. Harmon has rented the Decker farm'and the Harmon family are moving to the Decker farm this week. The Henry Lekwa family will occupy the place vacated by the Harmons. Will Hold Annual Meeting Monday Forces Over Seas Less Than Month A R E D A L E--Dallas Scarrow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Scarrow o£ Aredale, and husband of Mrs, Dallas Scarrow, a teacher in the school system at Alexander, vas reported in an official telegram from the war department, Sunday night, to have been 'killed in action" in the Southwest Pacific Nov. 26. Scarrow, who was known to have been in the New Guinea area, was Aredale's first soldier to die in this World war. Born in Aredale, Aug. 2, 1918, Scarrow attended the primary and secondary schools of Aredale. He was inducted into the army on Dec. 31, 1941, and trained at Camp Roberts, Cal., before being sent into the Southwest Pacific. Scarrow was married to Neva Jackson of Dumont on Sept. 20, 1942, on his last furlough before goirlg over seas. · He is survived by his widow; his .parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Scarrow of Aredale; three sisters. Luella Scarrow. a nurse at Charles City, Mrs. Harlan Farris of Belmond, and Myrtle Scarrow at home: one brother. Raymond, who is in army training at Fort Knox, Ky. DALLAS SCARROW "Killed in action," Nov. 26, in the battle of New Guinea. Berniece Conklin, warden; Eloise Pruisman, conductor. ' At the close of the evening ice cream, cake and coffee were served by Orpha Burnquist, Julia MeCorkle, Binnie Knoll and Sylvia Holcomb. Kanawha Oddfellows Install New Officers KANAWHA-- Installation of the newly elected officers of the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs was held at the I. O. O. F. hall Monday evening. The installing officers were Miss Viola Schroeder, district deputy president, and Henry Schroeder, district deputy marshal, with their deputies, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Thorson, Mr. and Mrs. James Yeakel, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Faber and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Muhm. The officers installed for the Odd Fellows were Floyd Jurgcns, N. G.; Ralph Muhm, V. G.; Harlie Muhm, secretary; L. E. Faber, treasurer; Fred Muhm, warden; E. H. Nelson, conductor; Archie Ames, I. G.; Emil Pruisman, O. G.: John May, R. S. N. G.; L E Faber, L. S. N. G.; Buryl Thorson, right scene supporter; Willard Duer, left scene supporter; Fred Graeber, chaplain; John Hippen, R S. V. G.; Glen Raber L. S. V. G. Rebekah officers who were installed were Leta Goodridge, N. G.; Helen Thorson, V. G.; Genelle Hanson, corresponding secretary; Erma Brand, financial secretary; Evelyn Nelson, treasurer; Viola Brower, R. S. N. G.; Nellie Muhm L. S. N. G.; Nettie Thorson R S V. G.: Grace Thorson, L. S. V. G.; Dorothy Schroeder, chaplain; Jean Knoll, I. G.; Wilma Duer, O. G.; Darlene Thorson, flag bearer; 33 Speakers Available at University of Iowa Faculty Lecture Club IOWA CITY -- Thirty-three speakers who are prepared on a total of 65 topics are available for appearances as members of the University of Iowa's f a c u l t y speakers service. A revised announcement shows that there are ten programs. on background of the war and war issues, 38 on policies and programs of the United States in the war, and 17 on post-war settlements and policies. They may be signed for talks before civic organizations, church or community forums, service clubs, high school assemblies, women's clubs, or local groups representing governmental services. TO HAVE NEW PASTOR CRESCO--Being without a minister, the Cresco Congregational church has extended a unanimous call to the Rev. E. Forest Byers of t h e Bethlehem Congregationa church of Cedar Rapids to become its pastor. He will assume the duties of the Cresco church about the first of February, 1943, and will move his family here at that time The highest human habitation in the world is a shepherd's hu 17,100 -feet above sea level in the Andes of Peru. HAYFIELD GROUP PICKS OFFICERS HAYFIELD--New officers o£ the local W. S. C. S. were installed at the last regular meeting o£ the group. Mrs. R. M. Hutson will serve as president and Mrs. Owen Taylor as vice president for the coming year. Other officers installed were Mrs. John Cline, recording secretary; Mrs. Albert Geddes, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Harrison Taylor, treasurer. Mrs. Leonard Brozik, church activities; Mrs. C. M. Lackore missionary; Mrs. Elsie Prinfile' literature; Mrs. A. C. Taylor' flowers; Mrs. E. A. Christensen spiritual, and Mrs. Albert Geddes pianist. Algona Masons Hold Officers' Installation at Opening Meeting ALGONA--Joint installation of Prudence lodge No. 205, A. F. A. M. and Prudence Hoyal Arch chapter No. 70 were held Monday evening, Jan. 4 at the temple. At that time John Momeyer was installed worshipful master of Prudence lodge, No. 205, with Gaylord D. Shumway, senior warden; E. L. Wolcott, junior warden; L. W. Keith, treasurer; and D. L. Lefrert, secretary; O. B. Laing, senior deacon; H. W. Miller, junior deacon; Dana Paxson senior warden; Guy B. Stokes, junior warden, and J. A. Brownell, tiler; A. W. Behrends, marshal. P. R. Irons was installed high priest of the Royal Arch chapter No. 70 with V. V. Naudain, most excellent king; Paul Wille, most excellent scribe; Dana Paxson scribe; M. J. McCall, captain o£ the hosts; A. W. Behrends, principal sojourner; Guy Stokes, Royal Arch captain; R. Richardson Herman Wise nnd Fred Zeigler, masters of the three veils; J. A Brownell, sentinel. iastern Star Chapter of Northwood Holds Installation of Officers NORTHWOOD -- The Northern -ight chapter ot Eastern Star held lie regular installation of officers Monday night. The officers are worthy matron, Haze! Thomplo; worthy patron, James Sealer; associate matron, nez Bakketun; associate patron, -harles Dwelle; secretary, Alice Dwelle; treasurer, Jessie Gilpin; Chaplain, Sarah Walker; marshal -.illian Haight. Conductress, Alice Stahl; associate conductress. Helen Walker; organist, Pearl Thompto; Adah' Lillian Wilcox; Ruth, Lorraine Holland; Esther, Goldie Heiny; Martha, Eula Riley; Electa, Gladys Nelson; warden, Pearl Skjcvelaml- sentinel, Harry Douglas. The past matron jewel was presented to Cordelia Christcnson by Lola Heiny. Miss Dorothy Tane Wilson sang "The Lord's Prayer." Mrs. C o r d e l i a Chnslenson, worthy matron for the past year, Save a dinner for her officers. She also presented each wilh a gift. Ray Bloker Promoted to District Manager KENSETT--Ray Bloker of Los Angeles, Cal., called here by th serious illness of his grand mother, Mrs. Ida Bloker, left Sunday for his home, as Mrs. Bloker is much improved. Bloker, who-,has served in various capacities with the Transcontinental Western Airlines foi the past three years, has been promoted to district traffic man ager of the Amarillo, Tex. branch. Mr. and Mrs. Bloker ana son, Johnny, plan to move to Amarillo in the near future. Mrs. Bloker will be remem bered to Kensett friends as Mis Frances Fullmer, a former teacher in the public school system here. New School Employes of Leland Start jobs LELAND--Miss Ruth Macy of Des Moines, a former student of Drake university, has assumed her duties as a teacher in the Lelantl schools. Miss Macy replaces Miss Candace Arsers who resigned before Christmas to j o i n the WAAC's. Mrs. Arthur Faroe is substituting in the position of Miss Anna Solomonson who, owing to the death of her mother, will not return to Leland until some time next week. BUTLER TOPS DRIVE GHEENE--Butler couiitv topped its $1,134,000 U. S. war" savings bond quota for 1942 by 11 per cent, Chairman, M. Frudden announced Tuesday, with purchases totaling $1,258,770.25. Greene led the towns in the county with a total of $227,555.25 followed by Clarksville with 5149,708.25 and Parkersburg with $148,893.75, Mr. Frudden reported. BUTLER COURT HOUSE ITEMS Name New Employes"? Appoint Official Papers ALLISON--The Bullor county board o£ supervisors have organized for 1943 with John Schoeneman, Jr., Parkcrsburg, as chairman. Mr. Sclioeneman served in lhat capacity last year also. Othee members of the board arc V. C. Early, Dumont, and Frank Fishel. Shell Hock. Bank depositories and their amounts have been announced ai follows: State Bank o£ Dumont $80,000; Iowa Slate Bank, Clarks. ville, ?100,OQO; Security Saving! Bank. Shell Rock, $75,000; Ausi tinville Savings Bank, $100,0001 Parkcrsburg State Bank, SI25,« 000; Farmers' Stale Bank, Plain* field, $40,000; State Bank of Allison, $350,000; Aredale Slate Bank. $30,000; First State Bank, Greene. $80,000. Henry Roelf succeeds Bert Squires as janitor at a salary ot $100 per month. Mr. Squires had served as janitor since 1934. Mrs. Hazel Detra was reap- pointcd janitress at her present salary of $65 per month, ¥ * * Mrs. Groree Anderson was rcappoiiitcd as slewardess at the county home at 575 per month, the same as last year and Glen Stafford was rehired as assistant steward at S75 per month also, the same as his last year's salary. * * * Township assessors will be allowed 53 days for their work this year, the additional allowance being for extra work due lo listing or machinery and farm tools this year. Salaries oE deputies in the various offices wei-e raised from $5 to $7.50. James Slober was rehired as county engineer and will receive $210.00 per month, the same as last year. His assistant, Harry Wilder, who was also rehired, will receive the same as last year. $147.50 per month. Official newspapers n a m e d were: the Allison Tribune, tha Clarksvillc Star, the Iowa Recorder, Greene, and the Parkersburg Eclipse. 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