The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 22, 1939 · Page 3
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 22, 1939
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 1939 DIRECT VERDICT FOR DEFENDANTS Judge Beardmove in Denial of Request to Set Will Aside NORTHWOOD verdict for the A directed defendant was given by Judge T. A. Beardmore Wednesday in the case in which Maurice Holstad and Kermit Twito, grandsons of OUua Twito, and heirs to her estate, sought to set aside her will on grounds that it was made under undue influ- on her by other Work in Progress in Cresco Courthouse for Storing Records CRESCO--Work is in progress at the Howard county courthouse, Cresco, making more room for storing: old records. Excavation is made in the basement under the vault of the county clerk's office cemented and equipped for the safe keeping of valuable documents and record books of years gone by. i ence exerted heirs. Named as defendants In the case were Kenneth and Clifford Twito, and Mrs. Alvina McHenry. all of Noi-thwood. The plaintiffs also sought to have deeds executed by Mrs. Twito before her death and filed after she died, set aside. Eight witnesses testified for the plaintiffs. H. D. Kepler, attorney for the defense, moved for the directed verdict. E. V. Plununer was attorney for the plaintiffs. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Mrs. Bernice Risse Annual Cantata to President of Board MITCHELL--The board of education met Monday night for organization. Mrs. Bernice Risse, newly elected member, was elected president. G. H. Parkhurst, secretary; \V. P. Bennett, treasurer; other members are as follows: Roland Hamm, Frank Heckstein, Alvin Ahrens and Fred Schmidt. Be Presented at New Hampton Church NEW. HAMPTON--The annual cantata will be presented at the Methodist Episcopal church here Easter Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock. The leading soloisls will be Alwin Maurer, Tripoli, tenor; Mrs. Naomi Drape, alto, and Mrs. Alden Leichtman and Mrs. R. F. i Clyde Rouse and Faragher, sopranos. Miss Essie i Barnliart. Luce, is directing the cantata, and ' Mrs. Howard David is the accom- T?l , DC 1. f[ IPS par- i hiect rraltzerarr \ i ...:.. *-* papist. The four voice groups ticipating are: Tenor. A 1 w i 11! M,s Dorothy j g^ ^ Q^ Q f ' -j^ pj^ ^ j j Otranto Organizes i Enrolls Two Members sopr all o, USS Mr" d **ut * * _ i f jv»pi «nu, m i s , n. c . i Fai-aglier, Mrs. Alden Leichtman, i was '^-elected Miss Claire Rouse, Marvel, Mrs. F. J. Mrs. Naomi Drape, Miss Helen Moore; alto, Mrs. Arthur . , . Johnson, Miss Ruth Marvel, Miss jward Pfaltzgraff president of the onsolidated school board Monday evening at their reorganization meeting when he began his ninth year on the board. OTHANTO -- The boys 4-H club held an organization meeting at the March Pacey home March 22. John Markham is leader. Indications o£ the colossal number of Japan's war dead were seen recently in a proposal to establish a separate shrine to them in each of the nation's prefectures. The Thrifty Fixers 4-H club met at the home of Marie Dyer and received two new members, Jean Mathie and Betty Diercks. The program consisted of talks by Florence Mathre, Wilma Popper, Amy Lou Haight and Arlene Schutz. The club will meet April 15. Church at Titonka Being Redecorated TITONKA--The Ladies Aid so- i ciety of the Methodist church is sponsoring the decorating of tiie interior of the church. The contract has been let to Bert Deal, o£ Algona. and work will be commenced as soon as the material Cor the work arrives, probably the first of next week. , Among the most common prod- I ucts that Portugal exports are i olive oil, canned fish, Port wine, resins, turpentine, cork, tangerines and dried figs. HERE and THERE Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota · Leave For Texas DOUGHERTY--Mr. a n d Mrs. Louis Marzen left last week with a truck load of registered Polled Hereford bulls, for Texas, where they were to be sold at auction at the Fort Worth Fat Stock show. Thompson Family Visits KENSETT -- Melvin Thompson and his mother, Mrs. Christine Thompson and sister Luella, motored to Spring Valley, Minn., and visited at the Olaf C. Thompson home, and at Chester at the A. Milton Thompson home. At State Tournament HANSELL--Jack Straw, Bob Van Hauten, Duane Straw, C. T. Hannah, Ralph Piper, Mr. and Airs. E. W. Shaw and Miss Ruth Mating were a few of the boys' state tournament visitors. George Peake also visited the stale tournament and later left for Longmont. Colo., where he intends to stay this spring. Parents of Son L A K O T A -- A son weighing eight and one-half pounds was born to Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer. Called by Death MESERVEY--Miss Thelma and , Viola Thomas returned to their home in Davenport on Sunday I afternoon being called here by the ] . death of their cousin. Virgil Spears, who was killed in an auto F accident. ' Guests From Hampton , VENTURA--Mr. and Mrs. Lester Burgendine of Hampton visited at the Ted Bohenke home Friday. Home For Vacations M A N L Y -- I o w a Stale college students home from Ames tor spring vacation arc Merle Mensch, Margaret Macker, Miriam Feilds, Whitney Randall. Laurence Forland. Russell Litchenstein, Margaret Litchenstein and Roy Kottman who is president of the sophomore class. Returns to Hayfield HAYFIELD--George Cope, who spent the winter in California, returned last week and will work- here this summer. Return From California FENTON--Mr. and Mrs. Hil- di-eth Pettit and son Ronald and Mr. and Mrs. George Pettit returned home Sunday night after a two weeks' visit to California o n u i where they visited relatives at Los sas City Angeles and attended the San j weekend Francisco World's fair. Attend Celebration CORW1TH--Mrs. OIlie Sanford. Mr. and Mr?. F. C. Bunting and Edna Sanforcl drove to Ionia Sunday to attend the golden wedding celebration of Mrs. Sanford's brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Gray, who live near there. Accepts Position NORA SPRINGS--Miss Char] e n e Dinsmore, daughter of Charles Dinsmore, who has completed a course at the American · Institute of Business in Des Moines has a position in the office of the Pioneer Hybrid Corn company in Des Moines. Visit at Mclrose DOUGHERTY--Mr. a n d Mrs. Pat Scieszinski a n d daughter Mary Lou and Ovlan Casebolt were weekend visitors with rela- livcs in Melrose. Is From Wisconsin ALTA VISTA--Francis Lentz. who i? employed at Prairie. Wis.. spenl the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mr.'. F. J. Lenz. Visit at Kake RAKE--Mr. and Miv. Norman Jacobson and Mr. and Mr?. Dan Jacobson of Gilbert and Mrs. Sigurd Haugland and LaVonnc of Story City spent Sunday at the Helmer Sorenson home. Go to Minneapolis BUFFALO CENTER--The Kev. and Mrs. David Farrington motored to Minneapolis Monday to spend the week. They entertained the Rev. Mr. Hunter ot Chicago in their home over the weekend. Attend Ice Follies OSAGE -- Lucille Larson. Pa- i tricia Messenbrink. Dale Birum I and Dean Gilles spent Sunday in ( Minneapolis, Minn., attending the Ice Follies. Home for Weekend CHESTER--Miss Lois Fargusson who is attending Upper Iowa TJ spent the weekend at home. Sou Is Born DOUGHERTY--A boy was born to Dr. and Mrs. A. E. Hale -at the Mercy hospital in Mason City on Sunday, March 19. Attend Funeral BURT--Mr. and Mrs. James Ollom and son spent the weekend at What Cheer where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Ollom's sister. Visits at Dougherty DOUGHERTY -- Timothy McGuire of Plainfield, Minn., is spending this week at the Jack McKegney home. Visit at Aredale AHEDALE--Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Leese of Spencer and Miss Rutl, Bagley of Cedar Rapid" spent Sunday with their mother Mrs. Rose Bagley. Go to Davenport CALMAR--Mr. snd Mrs Matt Graf and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bloomfield drove to Davenport Saturday to make the funeral arrangements for their brothel- Michael Graf, who died Friday morning in Davenport. Class- Visits Des Atoines HANSELL -- The junior-senior class motored to De? Moine* Friday on a trip to visit the Iowa legislature. Home From Trip 1 --U. A. Dreesman and . who have been spending the past several weeks in Cal- ilorma and Hot Springs. Ark., nave arrived home. Callcii bv Illness FOREST CITY--Mrs. George ! D. Eaton was called to Des Maine: during the weekend by the critics! illness of her aunl, Mrs C V Penniwell of Leon. Mr. Eaton took her and Billy down, returning Sunday evening. At Parental Home THOMPSON -- Aliss Margaret Halv-oi-son nf Minneaoolis is spending a 10 day vacation h»re with her parents, Mr. and Mr* J- W. Hah'orson. At Eau Clairp. -yvis MANLY--Carol Tatro enjoyed iier vacation visiting- relatives in Eau Claire. Wis. Norma Jean Duclas soent the week visitins her ;mnt, Mr?. Kate Tusha in Dixon, Kansas Cityan Visits BRITT--Mark Miller of Kan- Mo., visited over the with his mother. Mrs t.harles Miller and sister. Mrs. Guy McGinnis and brother. Rudy! Returns to Kanawha KANAWHA-Mrs. M. N. Peterson returned tr her home Saturday from the Lutheran hnsnital at Fort Dodge, where she has been a natient for the past two weeks toUowing a major operation. r.i-avc for Korhester. Minn. i CALMAR -- Warren Hurlbut ien S u n d a y morning f o r Rochester, Minn., where she has o b t a i n e d employment at St COSTUME JEWELRY $1.00 BLANCHARD'S 3 We*t State Mary's hosoital. He was accom- nanied on the trin by his mother Mrs. Melvin Hurlbut. and his uncle Emery Hurlbut. who scent the day in Rochester, returning home in the evenins. AI-A From Tranr ! CHESTER--Mv. anrt MVJ j B i Fail-child and daughter Map. of I Tracr. visited Chester friend." j Sunday. i Sioux Cif.vans Visi( LEOYARD--Jeanne and Carolina Thompson, daughters ot" M, ! and Mrs. Milton Thomson of ] Sioux City, are spending two i weeks visitins at their grandparents home. Mr. and M'-s. George Thompson. Their son Kenneth nf Mason City, spent the weekend at the parental home. At Basketball Tourney LONEROCK--Those who attended the state basketball tourney at Des Moines were Leon and lUerton Larson, Harlan Marlow. Jesse Blanchard, Ronald Christenson. Marvin Ackerson. Rav Ditsworth. Kyrwood Quinn. Eugene Angus. 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