Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 22, 1939 · Page 5
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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 22, 1939
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 1939 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE SUB-DISTRICT MUSIC CONTEST PLANNED AT BURT 900 EXPECTED IN COMPETITION 23 Schools of North Iowa Enler Event to Be Held Three Days HURT -- The annual sub-district music contest will be held in the Burt school auditorium Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 30. 31, and April 1. This contest is one o£ seven being held in the north central district and the contestants receiving a ranking of division 1 will advance to the district contest that will be held at Eagle Grove April 13, 14, 15. Twenty-three schools will enter approximately 900 contestants in 43 events. The lirst four sessions will be devoted to vocal music and the last four sessions will consist of instrumental music. Many Schools Enter The following schools have entered contestants: Class A, Algona; Class B, Britt. Emmetsburg, Buffalo Center: Class C, Armstrong, Bode. Burt, Corwith, Fenton, Graettinger, Lakota, Ledyard, Luvcrne, Mallard. Ottosen. Ringsted, Ayrshire, Swea City, Thompson, Titonka, Wesley, West Bend and Dolllver. i The schools are classified as follows: Class C, schools having an enrollment in grades 9 to 12 o£ 150 or less: Class B, schools having an enrollment of from 151 to 400 in high school; Class A. schools* having an enrollment of from 410 to 800 in high school; Class AA schools having an enrollment over 801. Several changes have been made relative to the conduct of the music contest series this year. In the past contestants have been given ratings such as superior, excellent, average and below av- average. However this y e a r this terminology shall be used only in the state contest. Contestants will be awarded rankings this year such as division T, · II. Ill or IV. Only contestants who receive a division I ranking will be eligible to advance to the district contest. Another change lias been made relative to competition in solo events. In the past all schools have c o m - peted on the same basis in solo events. Regardless of size. however, this year a division has been made and representatives of Class AA and A schools will vie with each other, and Ciass B and C schools are grouped together. Thompson IVas Superior Last year this sub-district contest provided a number of outstanding individuals and groups. - Tile Thompson high school band \ won superior rating in the stale, i -p Eichard Keene. tenor soloist from | £· Algona was awarded the same ranking in tiie regional contest. Apparently the class of music, that will be heard at this contest will D] n f: n _l surpass that of last year due to!* 1 " 1 !- 111131 the interest developed in our schools the past lew years. Britt high school with entries in 17 different events and Thompson with entries in 19 events will enter the largest group ot contestants from any one .school. Eleven concert bands have been entered and will furnish one of the finest sessions of entertainment. The Ciass B bands will play Saturday afternoon and the nine Class C bands will piay Friday evening. high school music festival at the University of Iowa in May will be taken this weekend by hundreds of pupils. In 17 sub-district contests, the young musicians will attempt to win division T rating and thereby move forward into the second round--the district contests of mid-April. The remaining 11 sub-district contests are scheduled for the weekend of March 31 and April 1 and the eight district events are April 14 and 15 at Sheldon, Eagle Grove, Monticello, Charles City. Ilarlan, YVinterset, Oskaloosa, and Ml. Pleasant. HERE and THERE Interesting Items From 125 News Correspondents Throughout North Iowa and Southern Minnesota Plan Festival Meanwhile, state university officials, headed by Prof. Charles B. Righter and Dr. Bruce E. Mahan, are moving ahead with plans for the festival here May 4, 5, and 6_ They anticipate a throng of about 6,000 contestants, aboul 1.000 less than the record crowd of last year. Decrease will be caused by the fact that a festival for western Iowa schools is being held at Carroll on the same dates. More Schools, Events That there will not be more of a decrease in numbers at the low; City festival is due to the fact that there are more schools in the Iowa High School Music association than ever before and more events on the program. The enrollment is 641 schools m a r k i n g the sixth straight 3 r eai that the record has been broken Last year's figure was 577 anc the association has grown in II years from 315 in 1929. Cnow Your State A Fact a Day About lowoy! Backbone state park, in Dcla- .·are county, has 1,398 acres. PLAN SERVICES FOR WOMAN, 87 Aged Resident of Emmetsburg Dies;" Rites on Thursday EMMETSBURG--Funeral vices will be held here Tliursday afternoon for Mrs. Howard Fredricks, 87, aged Emmetsburg resident who died Monday night at the home of a daughter in Spencer. Services will be conducted from the Martin funeral home at 2 o'clock, with the Rev. Seaman of Spencer officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery here. Her survivors include the following sons and daughters: Mrs. Bessie Farr of Spencer, Earl Fredricks oC Spokane. Wash., and Alfred Fredrick* of Fargo, N. Dak. . - , , . . . If! VlCinitV rf Srarwillp Ul ·J'-clt-O' V1UC OTHER CONTESTS TO BE HELD IN STATE IOWA CITY--The first step toward possible entry in the state STACYVILLE -- Fred Gerhart, 73. farmer northwest of Stacyville, died Tuesday morm'ng from influenza. Surviving are his wife and two sons, Grant and Harold, two sisters, Maggie Gerhart and Mrs. Laura Anderson, two brothers, George and Adam. Funeral services are being arranged. In Japan, suicide is recognized .is the most acceptable means of meeting responsibilities, atoning for mistakes, or satisfying the claims of honor. Studebaker wns place savng t .,,.p m NORTH IOWA MOTOR CO. 520 North Federal Ave. Mason City, Iowa Leave for Mudbaden FENTON--Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod, Mr?. J. A. G. Smith and Mrs. Carrie Voigt left Monday after- 10011 for Mudbaden in Minnesota where they will take treatments for rheumatism. To Amariilo, Tex-. MITCHELL--Donald West, Alton Klinger, Paul Nyman and Junior Mason left Monday inorn- ng for Amariilo, Tex., where Donald West expects to purchase cattle. They will be gone about a week. Visit at Leon NORA SPRINGS--Mrs. Philip Ficbelkorn and little daughters are spending a month visiting relatives in Leon after attending the state basketball tournament in Des Moines with Mr. Fiebelkoni who is one of the teachers in our school.i. Guests From Milwaukee CALMAR--Mi-, and Mrs. Stanley Wilson ot Milwaukee, Wis., were weekend guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Simonson and family. Return to Corwltii CORWITH--Mr. and Mrs. Walter W i l h i t e returned Friday from a motor trip to Albuquerque, N. Mex., where they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Rotheram. former residents of Corwith. They also visited in Springfield, Mo and Amai-illo, Tex., and in Oklahoma City, Okla., and visited Mr. Wilhile's cousin. Clinty Wilhite, and Harry Bullis. both'form- er resident? of this community. Visit Near Des Moines NORA SPRINGS--Mrs. C. H. Dancliff entertained her sister Mrs. F. A. Bliss ot Mahnomen Minn., and another sister. Mrs Ellsworth Smith of Jamestown, N Dak., for several days at her home west of town. Returns to Duty PROTIV1N--George Kubik lef s e l " | f o r Fort Des Moines a f t e r a 45 days furlough visit with his parents. Altcnd Conference DOUGHERTY--T. C. Ryan attended the conference for presidents and secretaries of Nationa Farm Loan associations held ii Omaha. Visitors at Graftcm GRAFTON--Mr. and Mrs. Har old Freese of Des Moines spen Saturday visiting at the home o Dr. and Mr?. Moore. On Vacation Visits FOREST CITY--Julian Ander son and Conkling Hanson, F l u - 1 denls at Ames, nre soending this week visiting in the O. B. Anderson and Dr. O. A. Hansen homes respectively. The state college is having its between-terms vacation at this time. Vistors at Fonda EMMETSBURG--Mr. and Mrs. James -Ausland of Emmetsburg were guests during the weekend in the home of Mrs. Ausland's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Long o£ Fonda. Leave for Nevada, Iowa MANLY--Mrs. Harry Upchurch and children left Saturday for Nevada, Iowa, where Mr. Upchurch is employed. Several parties in their honor were held this past week. At Parental Home HAYFIELD--Everett A. Taylor of Bridgeporl, Conn., who is working Iowa territory for the company he represents spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Airs. A. C. Taylor. Daughter Is Born ROCKWELL--A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Elsbury Saturday night. Redecorate Kooms NORA SPRINGS--The members of the Church of Christ are redecorating the main rooms of church. Visit at Alia Vista ALTA VISTA--Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Schonauer and daughters, Phyllis and Marilyn, Mrs. James Hosek and Ralph Nosbisch, all of St. Paul, Minn., were weekend visitors at the parental Nick Nosbisch home here. Arc From Rcdficld ~ RAKE--Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Mylon and family of Redfield were weekend guests at the Clarence Gullord and Pete Hill homes. Visits at Lake Mills LAKE MILLS -- Miss Clara Gunderson, who teaches in Jewell, visited her mother, Mrs. Sever Gunderson. At Parental Home OSAGE-- Mrs. Edward Cohrt ot -Spencer is spending this week in the parental Charles Kathan home. Guests from Waterloo CHESTER--Mr. and Mrs. Owen Leslie and baby and Miss Francis Leslie of Waterloo were Sunday guests at the parental A. C. Leslie home. Visitors at Kanawha KANAWHA -- Mrs. Carlisle Flagg of Kadoka. S. Dak., and son, William o£ Shaltuck school Faribault. Minn., came Frida evening for a 10 day visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Herdman. Guests at Calmar CALMAR--Mr. and Mr.'. Pau Kittlesby of Marble Rock and Miss Evelyn Kittlesby, teacher of the public schools in Buffalo Center, were weekend guests here with relatives and friends. Attend Tournament CORWITH--Mr. anrt Mr?. William Wood ,-ind daughter. Jcan- netic. and R i i u Fayc Foley attended the s t a t e basketball "final-, in Des Moines Saturday and were guests Sunday o£ Mr. Wood's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas .Wood at Stuart, Parents of Girl LAKE MILLS--Mr. and Mrs. Rueben Anderson are the par- nls of a daughter born Saturday. Attends Trap Shoot BRITT--Frank Caster drove to Ames Sunday where he attended a trap shoot. Student Visits Calmar -CALMAR -- M a y n a r d Fjelstul, indent from Ames, is spending a veek with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fjelstul and family. Visit at Dougherty DOUGHERTY -- M r . and Mrs. Wayne Smith of Jewell spent Sunday here at the home of his brother, Boyd Smith and family. To Fesek, X. Dak. PROTIVIN--Otillia Blazek left for her home in Pesek, N. Dak., after being employed here since November. Visit at Des Moines BURT--The G. H. McMullens :ook Mrs. McMullen's mother Mrs. Ida Penlield, to Des Monies Sunday, where she will visit be- Fore returning to her home at Russell. She had spent several months here. At Parental Home PLYMOUTH --Harley Urbatch, a student at Ames, spent the first of the week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Urbatch and two brothers. Suffers Leg: Injury DOUGHERTY -- D a l e Alden suffered a painful injury to his leg when a disc he was repairing fell and cut a deep gash. Plan Arkansas Trip CORWITH--Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Toillion and daughlers, Nancy and Patty, came Saturday from Wtipello and after a short visit with Mrs. Toillion's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bush, will go to Arkansas. Go to Cedar Falls MESERVEY--M r s. E. Kampman accompanied by Lydia'Groe: took Caroline and friends. Misses Morris and Hughes to Cedar Falls on Sunday. Visitors at Rake RAKE--Mr. and Mrs. Clarence 'Olson and son Carroll of Westby, Wis.. spent the weekend at the Martin C. Olson home. Is From Superior. Wis. Visit in Victor H A N S E L L -- M r . a n d Mr?, [·'rank Becker visited relatives in Victor over the weekend. Visits at Alexander ALEXANDER -- Miss Mary jlcim of Arlington visited in the Willie Weslaby home Sunday. Called by Death LAKE MILLS--Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Ruby left Saturday for Minneapolis where they were called by the sudden death of their daughter-in-law, Mrs. C l a i r e Ruby. At D. A. R. Meeting OSAGE--Mrs. Charles Nathan, Mrs. Sam Clay, Mrs. E. J. Scofield and Mrs. H..R. Levers left Monday FIRE DAM AGES MANLY BAKERY Ovens and Partition of Shop Burn; Room Interior Is Damaged MANLY--A fire of undetermined origin at the Manly bakery Monday night caused severe damage to the ovens and the partition between the shop and back room was destroyed. The paints were all blistered and charred. The fire was discovered by a group of high school pupils passing the bakery. Otto Litchenstein, owner of the Manly bakery, said he could not estimate the loss yet. · vork of the Salvation Army at Superior, Wis.. is here to spend he summer with his brother, C. A.. Levitt. morning for Des Moines where they will attend the state D. A. R. meeting as delegates from the Lucretia Deering chapter here. Ai Parental Home BRITT--Mr. and Mrs. George Cosgriff and son, Billy, of Mason City, spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M a r t i n Cosgriff and other relatives. Am From Nevada, Iowa LEDYARD -- Mr. 'and Mrs. Leonard Hamm of Nevada, Iowa, visited at the parental Mr. and "Mrs. August Spranks and also at he Wenzel home over the weekend. Return In School CORW1TK -- Clarence Hoovlcr and John Benson, students at Vcstern Union college in Le Mars, ·eturned to their school duties a f t e r visiting at the H. E. Bonnstetter home here and at the S. J. Packard home in Remvick. Move to IVIuscatine KANAWHA -- Mr. and Mrs. eorge Rachow moved Saturday Muscatine where they will make their home. Daughter Is Born BURT--Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hansen are parents of a daughter born Saturday, March 19. Undergoes Operation ST. ANSGAR--Mrs. Harold L. McKinley, who h a s been in Rochester for over a week, underwent an operation there Friday for gallstones and appendicitis. Go to Lake Park CRYSTAL L A K E -- M r . and Mrs. Charley Ashum and son left Monday for their home at Lake Park after spending a few days here visiting friends. Visitor From Denver, Colo. F E N T ON--Mrs. Laura Mc- Culcheon of Denver, Colo., who m a k i n g an extended visit will Services for Mrs. Kate Lewis, 86, in Church at Lawler LAWLER -- Funeral service; were held in Our Lady of Moun' Carmel church in Lawler at ! o'clock Tuesday morning for Mrs Kate Lewis, 86, who died Satuixlaj at her home here, following · a week's illness. Pallbearers w e r e G e o r g Springer. James O'Neil, J. T Feeney, Ed Meier, William Kenny .eo O'Connor, Harry Kane anc Ray Farrell. . isi wi CHAPIN--Joe Levitt, wiio lias \ relatives in Fort Dodge and Hum:pent the winter months in t h e j b o k l t . Mr. and Mis. Hale llal- versen and daughter LaVonne and Mr. and Mrs. Oneal Nelson of Humboldt visited Sunday at the Albin Nelson home. Conduct Last Rites :or Seim, Pioneer DECORAH -- Funeral service ivere held Wednesday afternoo for Ole Seim, 75 year old farme of Glenwood township, who die Saturday at the Decorah hospita after a few days illness. Th services were in charge of the Rev. T. O. Tolo, and were held in Hie Fjelslul funeral home with burial in the Big Canoe cemetery. owan Chairman f Sub-Committee WASHINGTON, IP?)--Senator Herring (D., Iowa) lias been appointed chairman of an immigration sub-committee to hold hearings on three immigration bills introduced by Senator Reynolds (D., N. Car.). Oilier members arc Senators Stewart (D., Tcnn.) and Holman (n., Ore.). FORMER NORTH IOWAN KILLED Shea, Victim of Car Wreck in Wyoming, From Emmeisburg EMMETSBURG -- Thomas F. Shea. 60. assistant state's attorney of Cheyenne, Wyo., who was killed i n s t a n t l y Monday in an automobile accident at Wheatland, was reared in Emmetsburg and formerly served as mayor o£ this city. Mr. Shea died about 6:30 Monday evening, according to word received here, shortly after leaving Cheyenne in company with a friend, who was also killed. Funeral arrangements have tenta- tis-ely been set for Thursday at Cheyenne. Mr. Shea's wife died about a year ago. Two sons, William and Thomas, live in Cheyenne, and a daughter, Sister Frances Therese, teaches in a Kansas City parochial school. Also surviving are two brothers and a sister: Loo Shea and Mrs. C. C. Eagan of Emmetsburg and Joseph Shea ot Minneapolis, Minn. Former Resident of Rudd Dies in West RUDD--Word comes from San Monica. Cal., o' the death of Mrs. Max \Vendt, former resident of Rudd vicinity. She died March 16 and was buried at Oklahoma City the following Saturday. Surviving are three sons, Erwin mid Carl of San Monica and Verd of Oklahoma City. WODEN TRUCK GOES IN DITCH Break in Steering Apparatus Causes Vehicle to Overturn WODEN--Earl Swenson, truck driver who is employed by Fred Korle, escaped serious injury Tuesday morning when a break in the steering apparatus of the truck caused it to overturn in a ditch. The accident occurred about a mile and a half northeast of Woden. Besides a gasli in the back of his head, Mr. Swenson escaped uninjured but the truck, which landed upside down, was wrecked. IN* CRITICAL CONDITION' H A M P T O N -- Mrs. August Schacfer. 89. was in a critical condition Tuesday as the result of fall at her home Thursday In which she fractured her hip. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Patterson Honored on 25th Anniversary LELAND--A large number of relatives and friends gathered Sunday at the school gym to honor Mr. and Mrs. Ed O. Peterson on. their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. A good program was given with A. D. Branstad as loastmaster. The Rev. H. F. Huseth gave n talk and presented to Mr. and Mrs. Peterson a purse o£ money from their many friends and kinfolk. 50 Attend Crystal Lake School Party C R Y S T A L LAKE--A high school parly was held Monday night when 50 students nnrf three choperoiiL's, Harry Krug. Glen Schally and Rheon Zack, all high school teachers, went to Britt where the group roller skated. They wore taken to Britt by the Rose and Gopel school buses. Leland Ladies' Aid Will Meet Thursday LELAND--The first meeting of the west division of the Ladies' Aid Sewing circle for this year will be held Thursday at the parish house with Mrs. William Groath ar, hostess. Call Doctor If This -=»· Fails To Relieve Chest... COLDS MISERY To relieve distress you can usually depend on r e m a r k a l i l v h e l p f u l 1'OULTICE-YAI'OR ACTION of VaiioRiib. Proved by 3 out of 5 mothers and JO years' successful use. 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