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February 22, 1944

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

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Tuesday. Feb. 22,1944 GLOBE-GAZETTE ASSAULTS WIFE, GETS $10, COSTS Wayne Ridenour Also to Pay Hospital Care . Algoua--Wayne Ridenour was .brought before Justice J.- B. Johnston Sunday evening on a charge of assault and battery, his wife Mrs. Eunice Ridenour being the complainant. The Riden- ours lived on a farm 3V miles northwest of Luverne and are the parents of a 7 months old child. Mrs. Ridenour le/t the home about 'a month ago and has been staying in Algona with his parents, who have also been keeping the baby. Accompanied by her brother, Melvin Helmke, she went Sun- .day to the farm home to get s o m e clothing. Her husband pushed her out of the house and struck ( her. Returning to town she had him brought to justice court. _ He refused to testify in his own behalf. His attorney was Gaylord Shumway. He was fined $10 and costs and agreed to let his wife get her clothing without 1 molestation, also to pay necessary medical care for her as she has recently been ill. \ Melbourne Steussy, 33, Dies at Luveme Home I/uverne--Melbourne Laurence Steussy, youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Steussy, died at his home here Thursday at the age of 31 years. He was born Feb. 9, 1910, at the farm home of his parents northwest of Luverne. He lived his entire life on the home ulace and since September, 1930, after the sudden death of his -father he had farmed the place for his mother. In June, 1940, he received severe injuries while excavating for a basement for a new school building near his home, anci he never regained his health after the accident. On New Year's eve this year, he was stricken with appendicitis and was operated on Jsn.. 3. He is survived by his mother, 2 brothers, Reinhold, tf B a t h Maine, and Everett of Richmond Gal., arx{ one sister, Mrs. Martha Goicoechea of Eureka, Nev Services were to be held at Zion Lutheran church Tuesday , afternoon, with the Rev. L- Wit- tenburg officiating. Burial was made m the Luverne cemetery. RED CROSS ELECTS Wauconu---The annual meeting' o£ the Red Cross was held in the school auditorium Friday evening V A *£? - follo wuig officers elected: Chairman, Dr. Vern C -, Willis; vice chairman, Mrs. William M. Adams; secretary, George Dungey; executive committee, Mrs. George Stribley, the Rev. Darnel Gorman and Charles Mil- Cities Report No Traffic Deaths in 194^ \·· · · ·· ^^ ^b. · · A. _»_ ^H ^_ _^^_ .^___ . . --"·· ---- -- i · i j. * ^^^j 11 OTHERS LIST ONLY ONE EACH BECOMES OFFICER--John W. Schrader of BriH was recently graduated as a fighter pilot from the Eagle Pass field, Texas, with the largest class in the history of the unit. The young aviator now has his silver wings and will Join the ranks of the world's largest airforce North Iowa Cities in No-Fatalities Group Des Moines. (£} _ Thirty-four Iowa-cities went through 1943 without a traffic fatality, and 11 others had only one such death records of the state safety department showed Tuesday. On the basis of the ratio between fatalities and population, Ues Moines led* group 1 and Council Bluffs was first in group 2. Leadership in the other 4 n^^^V" multiple ties. DIES AT ARMSTRONG Armstrong--Ed Schaefer died early Sunday morning at his home here. Mr. Schaefer has been ill for some time with a heart ailment. «6 TWtm. 5AWE. NOSE MOPS 6 Months at Front Gives New Outlook Emmetsburg.-- Fighting a war with a Flying Fortress group in North Africa and Italy is something of an experience and an opportunity, writes Capt. Ira Allen of Emmetsburg, 'chaplain of a bombing group now in Italy Captain Allen was jquoted"re- cently m news dispatches as saying 'I m sorry the monastery at Monte Cassino had to be destroyed, but due to the fact that the Germans used it for military purposes there was no alternative." Referring to his experiences overseas the captain states in a recent letter: "It affords one a chance to see at first hand the part our air force is playing and gives one an insight into iwhat our airmen are really doing. "A soldier could spend years as a member of the army in the states, but it's not until he reaches foreign soil and is under fire that he really realizes the full implication of the conflict. ."Six months at the front or 50 missions over enemy territory changes a man's outlook on life and brings him to a better appreciation of his own country and the good things she stands for" T. Thorson, Thompson, Dies; Funeral Tuesday Thompson--T. O. Thorson, 70, well known resident of Winnebago county, died at his home near Thompson Saturday Mr Thorson was born at Leland and with the exception of 8 years at Bemidji, Minn., he has spent his entire life in Winnebago county .Surviving are his wife, 1 son! Albert of B e m i d j i , Minn., 2 daughters, Mrs. Dan Johnson of Legmte, N. Dak., and Janice at home and a sister, Mrs R J Cox, of Bemidji, Minn Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Larson funeral home and at the West Prairie Lutheran church, with the Rev. Arthur Force officiating Do you lite JUNIOR Styles? Wear Mi Mes ' Sizes? *10177-- E n h a n c i n g printed rayon jersey with lush rayon velvet bows. In mist blue, icy yellow, turquoise. Sizes 10 to 20. 5 17 95 100,000 population, Council Bluffs had ZA and the other leaders had none. Those ratings, along with several other factors, are given consideration in determining the winners of the various groups in the annual traffic safety contest. Results of the contest will riot be available for several weeks Those cities which had no traffic fatalities in 1943 were Fort Dodge, Iowa City, Muscatine and Newton in group 3 (10,000 to 25,000 population); Cedar Falls Centerville, Charles City, Knoxville, Shenancloah, Spencer and Webster City in group 4 (6 000 to 10,000 population.) In group 5 (5,000 to 6,000 population), those cities which-had no ,, a j£ hties were Atlantic, Carroll, Cnariton, Decorah, Estherville, Le Mars, Red Oak, Storm Lake and Washington. Cities in group 6 (4,000 to 5 000 population) which had similar records- were;Algona, Anamosa, Olarmda, Denison, Eagle Grove Hampton, Independence, Indianola, Iowa Falls, Maquoketa. Mar- WaVeriy.- PleaSant Vint ° n and Cities which had only one fatality during the year were Council Bluffs, Ottumwa, Mason City Fort Madison, Oskaloosa Creston, Oelwein, Fairfield Perry, . Grinnell and Jefferson. Hold Funeral at Rake for Lurene Larson, 33 Rake--Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 °, clo * a* the Zion Lutheran church for Lurene Larson, 33. The Rev. A. N. Brudvig officiated. Lurene Willard Larson was born at Rake, Dec. 2, 1910, son of air. and Mrs. Louis Larson. He spent hj ?,. e "" re ^ in this community with the exception of the last 2V. years when he left, and his relatives lost contact with him. He was injured in an auto accident a few years ago which deprived him of the sight of one eye and eft him with other injuries from vhich he necer recovered enough o be able qt work again. The relatives received word last Monday that Lurene had died at a sanatorium in Wichita, Kans Feb. 12. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, his mother, who died when he was 2 years old, and his father, who died April 21, 1940 Surviving are 4 brothers, Clarence and Thorald of Rake, Julian with the armed forces in north Africa- and Clifford of Burbank, Cal - 2 sisters, Mrs..Anfin Halverson of Bncelyn,,Minn., and Mrs. Stephen Field of Council Bluffs HERE and THERE GETS PROMOTION Nortnwood--S. Sgt. Maurice L. Borg, son of Mrs. Gina Borg of Northwood, has been promoted to technical sergeant, according to word received from Kearney, Nebr,. Sergeant Borg was formerly manager of Feeders Supply Co in Mason City. He has been in the service 17 months. VISIT RELATIVES Fertile -- Cadet Catherine Jorgenson and Miss Vada Eikenbary arrived home Saturday to visit their parents and to see their brothers who are home on furlough. Miss Jorgenson is at the Wesley Memorial hospital in Chicago and Miss Eikenbary at Wheaton college, Wheaton, 111. TRUCKS DAMAGED C h e s t e r -- O r i g e Buresh and Louis Nath were involved in a highway accident near Des Moines Saturday while returning from Des Moines, each driving one of W. J. Armstrong's trucks. A car stopped without signaling on the highway ahead of them. Nath stopped his truck in time but Buresh ran into it damaging the truck so they had to pull it home No one was injured. ATTEND FUNERAL Carpenter--Mr. and Mrs A O Severson and Elling Ellingson attended the funeral of Mrs. Ida Kenneberg at St. Ansgar Thursday. She was a former resident of this community. Rake--Mr. and Mrs. Albert Jansen and family moved Friday to a l a r m they purchased near Brownsville, Minn. Melvin Engel- oy and family moved from near Bncelyn to the farm vacated by Jansen's east of Rake Dr. J. H. Lcpper, Opt. *« 111 SI. S. E. M n n Cilj-. Ii. Manly -- P v t . , Dean Strand of Sehick hospital, Clinton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oswald Strand, was honored at a dinner given at the home of his uncle, Mi-, and Mrs. Phillip Strand, Thursday. Carpenter--Mrs. Carrie Culbertson visited her brother, Isaac Thon, Bolan, last week Lyle, Minn--Mrs. Kenneth Everson began work at the Mayo chnic at Rochester, M i n n , recently. Armstrong- -- Bertie Anderson and Harold Johnson passed their physical examinations at Des Moines Feb. 5 and will be inducted into the navy soon. Manly--Mrs. Harm Oilman was assisted by Mrs. L. F. Raddle Wednesday evening when they complimented Mrs. Richard Mi- chalefc with a "homemaking shower." Mrs. Michalek recently returned from California with her iusband where both have been engaged in-war work. Manly--Mrs. Stanley Anderson left for Seattle, Wash., where she will visit her mother, Mrs. Frank Willey, and sisters. Basle Grove--Mrs. A. Howard Martin was hostess at the meeting of the music and art departments of the Equality club at her residence. Mclntire--Mrs. Henry Nyquist of Brainerd, Minn., returned home after a short visit with her friend Mrs. J. T. Vaughan. ' Armstrong--Mrs. T. E. Haworth spent a few days with relatives at Britt last week. Fertile--Pfc. Robert N. Jorgenson is enjoying a furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Jorgenson. He is stationed at Camp Ad air. Ore. Ackley -- Pvt. Dale B. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Webb Wilson recently was graduated from the Harlingen air field aerial gunnery school, at which time tie received gunner's wings. Le Roy, Minn.--Ernest Bergland of the air field at Independence, Kans., is visiting his mother, Mrs. S. Bergland, who submitted to le» amputation at St. Mary's hospital, Rochester. Kanawha -- Kanawha relatives attended the funeral of Mrs. J E Hewitt at the Methodist church at Nora Springs Thursday afternoon. She died at her home early Monday morning from a heart attack Rake --Mrs. Glen Thompson of Stuart is a guest at the Fred Schaper home. Ackley--William Ballard, coast guard carpenter's mate 2nd class San Diega, Cal., came Saturday enroute to Miami, Fla. He is the son^of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Ballard. Northwood--Miss Grace Martin of Chicago is spending a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs George Martin. Kensett -- Mrj and Mrs. Peder Skram were accompanied by Mrs. G. H. Schaefer and Mrs. Delia Hemy of Manly. when they attended the funeral of Mrs. Daisy Scott of Hanlontown, held at Mason City. Northwood -- A . H. Meyer recently purchased the Mrs. Ida Manchester residence. Mr. and Mrs. Meyer moved to Northwood from Breda last fall. They are the parents of Mrs. D. H. McQuatters of Northwood. Goldfield --Kenneth Zinser of the V-5 at Iowa State college spent the weekend with home folks. Lyle. Minn.-- Capt. and Mrs. Louis M. Hall, Stephenville, Tex., returned home after visiting 3 weeks at the parental Ed Grove home. They were called to Lyle by the serious illness of Mrs. Hall's mother. Manly --Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schindel and Morris enjoyed a trip to Waterville, Minn., where they visited in the home of Mrs Edwarc! Vail, a sister of Mrs. Schindel- They were accompanied home by another sister, Mrs. Clarence Coghlin, and daughter, Grace, who were visiting relatives! Woden--A reception for Mr. and Mrs. Herman Helm in honor of then- 48th wedding anniversary was held at the Presbyterian church Sunday following the morning services. Manly--H. F. Furman, telegrapher at the Rock Island office, was called to Wellman Thursday by the serious illness of his father W. E. Furman. ' Goldfield--Miss Betty Samuelson, a student nurse at the Lutheran hospital, Des Moines. was a weekend guest at the Raynard Richardson home. · Eagle Grove -- Pvt. Grayson Claggett, who is stationed at Kessler Field, Miss., is spending a furlough at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. James Claagett. ' : Dnmont--A group of 60 relatives and friends honored Mr. and Mrs Elmer F. Nolle, who were married Tuesday, at 3 reception at the parlors of the Reformed church Friday night. Armstrong--Miss Lydia Orcutt -med at her home in Armstrong, ihursday moniing. Lc Roy, Minn.--Mrs. Gwendolyn Pease and son returned to their home in Mont Rose, Colo., and Donald Hall, aviation student at Texas A. and M., returned to his duties Thursday night, having all been called here by the death of their father, Walter H. Hall. 5 ake -- A group of young people and neighbors honored Oliver Sheldon at a farewell party at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto' Sheldon Friday evening. Oliver is leaving this week tor the army air corps. Ackley--Mrs. Roy Sicard left for Seattle, Wash., to visit her son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Kurth. Mr. Kurth has employment there. Le Roy, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. Viggo Peterson visited her sister Mrs. A. Hawkins and infant daughter at a hospital in Osase Thursday. Woden--Mrs. L. E. Heyningen, who has been visiting at the home of hei- sister, Mrs. Richard Van- Hoorn, left Friday evening for a visit with relatives at Cleveland, Ohio, before leaving for her home in Florida. Manly--Mrs. Wayne Joosten who spent some time at Nashville' Tenn., with Capt. Joosten has returned to her home here. T,r G °J? £ield ~ Mr - and Mrs - Ronald Woodbury and daughter, Roberta of Ft. Dodge, were guests at the parental Ben Severson home Sunday. Mclntire--Mrs. R. A. Terry of Pierre, S. Dak., is visiting her sister, Mrs. Bert Ott and husband. Senator Terry is at a hospital in Rochester, Minn. Dumont -- The senior speech class gave three 1-act plays Friday night at the school gymnasium. Armstrong--pfc. Otis Opa) of Camp Houze, Tex., is home on furlough. Belmond--Mrs. Erma Peterson of Bntt began her duties in 'the Belmond school Monday. LeRoy, Minn--Russell Lewis cook on the USS Denver on the Atlantic coast, came Thursday night to spend his leave with his aunts, Misses Leah and Edna Lewis. 'Belmond -- Priscilla club will meet with Mrs. George Baxter Wednesday. Kanawha--Hairy Rachow, machinist mate 3rd class, son of Mr and Mrs. George Rachow, has been transferred from the naval an- station at Corpus Christi, Tex to San Diego,- Cal., for further training. Bake--Pfc. and Mrs. George Smith of Chicago, 111., are spending this week at the home of -her mother, Mrs. Anna Vaagen and family. They also visited his parents in Georgia. "ake--A farewell party was held Thursday evening at the Lewis Sebbe home north of Rake. The Sebbe's are moving to a farm near Frost, Minn. I Ackley--Mr. and Mrs. Jake G^pze returned from Washington D C . , where they spent 3 weeks' with -Mrs. Glaze's daughter and son and their families. Garner--Robert Sinclair, who is employed- by the Look Magazine in Des Moines, spent the weekend with his wife and daughters. Clarion--Cpl. J. L. VanderBei-o of Fort Monmouth, N. J., and Mrs Marjorie Swisher VanderBerg are the parents of a daughter Susan Gay, born Feb. 16 at the Clarion General hospital.. Goldfield--Mr. and Mrs. John B. Henry left Saturday for Janesville where they will spend the week at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Franz Rausenberger. Kock Falls--A farewell party was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Art Zirbel Friday evenin" honoring Mr. and 'Mrs. Zirbel who have sold their farm and are moving to Mason City March, 1. Northwood--Mr. and Mrs. Dop- ald C. Wright are parents- of a son born Friday ot Mercy hospital in Mason City. Carpenter--Mrs. Virgil Adrain and infant daughter have been dismissed from the Nissen hospital, Osage. Garner--Mrs. H. R. Roberts chairman of the republicar! women's clubs of Iowa and Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Missal were in'Des Moines Saturday afternoon and evening at a dinner given in" honor og Wendell Willkie at the Ft. Des Moines hotel. Clarion--Mrs. Ever'ett Woodley is recovering at the Lutheran hospital in Fort Dodge Irom a major operation performed Wednesday. Woden--Mr. and Mrs. H. J Bode and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Rittenhouse were guests at the home of Mrs. Edith Missman at Britt Friday evening in honor of Lt Everett Missman who is home on furlough from Camp Butner N Car. Kake--Mr. and Mrs. Rale Hanson and Janice of Oregon are visiting at the Albert Engelby home this week. . Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations CLARION--The W. c. s. leader. 11 be the :. Joseph Stauner REPORT OSAGE PILOT MISSING It. Ralph Martin Shot Down While on Mission Osage--Lt. Ralph Martin, pilot m the air corps is listed as missing over I ranee, according to information from the war department to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Martin of Osage. The senior Martin is operator o£ Martin's studio in Osage. Lieutenant Martin was inducted in Feb. 25, 1942, 24 years to the day, following his father's induction in World war I. He received the major portion of his training m Texas at various fields, and ^vas given his wings in December, In May. 1943, he was sent to England where he has since been He recently received the Distinguished Flying Cross. High Cow Brings $370 at Leichtman Auction New Hampton--The high cow at the A. K. Leichtman farm sale here Monday brought $370 The high team sold for S3G2. A crowd of approximately $2,500 persons attended. Mr. Leichtman sold his herd of purebred Guernseys and farm machinery, as he is discontinuing farming. SON IS WOUNDED Hay field-- Mrs. Floyd Brown received a telegram that her son Pvt. Earl R. Sowder, has been seriously wounded in action in the Marshall islands. No further details are · available. MANLY--Mrs. Ben Lake will be assisted by Mrs. Mary Coogan' when they entertain Sacred Heart Guild Thursday evening · SCARVILLE - The immanuel Ladies' Aid will be entertained Wednesday in the church parlors by Mrs. Ole Johnson and Mrs John Christianson. w R W ^ , FA LLS-Mrs. F i- a n k Wall of Iowa Falls, chairman of the Hardm county committee of the Farm Bureau, which has been appointed to study the school situation in the county was/to meet in the city hall in Iowa Falls Tuesday evening. NORA SPRINGS--The Open Door Sunday school class of the Methodist church will m e e t Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Karl Volkmon'n. NORA SPRINGS --Col. Irving "Speed" Wallace, author of "Mexico Today" and "Mystery in the Tropics." and an explorer, lecturer, aviator and world traveler, was to be the sneaker at the annual Father and Son banquet at the Methodist church Tuesday evening. PLYMOUTH -- The Gleaners Sunday school class ot the Methodist church will meet Wednesday afternoon to sew carpet rays PLYMOUTH -- Mr. and Mrs' Edward Chehock will be "hosts to the Farmers' Wives and Daugh- tersr club Wednesday. Dinner will be served at 1 p. m. ST. ANSGAR--The Bible Study circle of the W. S. C. S. will mee't Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. L. .1. Vandermvde NORTHWOOD -- T h e Masonic- lodge and Eastern Star chapter of Northwood will hold the annual Washington birthday party at the Masonic temple Thursday evening. A dinner will be served at 6:30 o'clock followed by a program.,The Rev. Roy Heffen- stem of Mason City will be the speaker. KANAWHA--The K a n a w li a Woman s club was to meet Tuesday evening in the home of Mrs C. E. Mulhollaiid HANLONTOWN--The P. T. A. will meet at the school house Wednesday evening. Lunch will be served. HOLD SERVICES FORG.W.MAUSEF Funeral-to Be Friday _ m * i i. *^~ * at Methodist Church Osage--Funeral services will h held Friday at 2 p. m. a t / Methodist church for Gotliett Mauser, 69, who died at his/ ; home near New Haven S/ morning. He had been attJ his daily chores and suff/ heart attack. Services will! charge ot the Rev. Glen Half, Gotlieb W. Mauser was bJCs. Germany Jan. 28, 1875. He Jv to America with his father at · , age of 14, his mother having d : / prior to their embarking ' * America. They settled at Mt A ' burn. In 1899 he married Elizabr Fell at LaPorte. They settled 01, farm near Mt. Auburn and csi to Mitchell county in 1915 i To their union 7 children wf bom, one of whom, Lois p ceded him in death. Surviving '·· his wife, 2 daughters, Mrs Be'-' ley Halvorson, Mclntire, and JY? Charles Bailey, Osage; 4 so* Lawrence and Glen of New ft* ven, Dean, on the home farm a': Robert, near Riceville, and '' brothers, Will and Fred Mauser- Spokane, Wash. .': \ Basic Training Ends for Hampton Aviator : , Hampton--William T. Krai aviation cadet of Hampton, ju" completed his basic flying trainir at the Merced army air field f California. The young flyer has been sei? to Fort Sumner, N. Mex., an arm' advanced flying school, where K will take the first steps towa/' attainment of his silver wings. ' Before his induction into ti army aii- corps he attended schii ? ' at Ames and later at the Hamiu; I; business college at Mason City 1; was a member of Hucfc Shaffe! 1 orchestra. He is a son of Mr. a i ' Mrs. Howard Kratz oE Hampto' DIES IN WISCONSIN Carpenter--Word was receivi here by Mrs. C. N. Golbei-g, tlv her sister, Mrs. Leonard Knutsc . died at her home in Wisconsi after a long illness. The Knu ' son's were former residents hei , Mr. Knutson operating the mea'-' market, and Mrs. Knutson w i postmaster. ; 'fc| 1 -' *' IF. Protect and easa abraae* | "$}| s, medicated poV '·· HIRE EMPLOYES Kanawha--A meeting of the board of directors of the Kanawha Farmers Mutual Co-operative Creamery company was held at the Farmers State bank Friday evening, and the following employes were re-hired: L. E. Rasmussen, manager, L. V. Yepsen, churnman; V. A, Elomgren secretary; and H. E. Morris L V Deiblor and Henry O. Severson cream haulers. Specializing in Acute and Chronic Disease Home c*lli Ansirrrcd D»j- or I Dr. A. P. Fankhauser, IX C. S. O. T. Technician Phone 854 for Appointments 22 3rd St. N. W Arctic navigation is doublv dangerous because of fog and lloatrag ice; birds sometimes give the first warning of nearby land. P.ORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY

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