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Mason City, Iowa
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THUBSDAY, JANUARY II, 1945 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Ban on Horse Racing Has Not Yet Reached Iowa County Fairs FAIR OFFICIALS HAVE NO ORDERS 55 Counties Plan for Races as '45 Features Des Molnes, (ff)--Approximately K county lairs in Iowa which include horse racing in their entertainment program are planning to stage races again-this year, E.-W. "Williams, Manchester, secretary of. the Iowa Fair Managers as- Eociation, reported Thursday. ' "The racing ban hasn't been put on Iowa yet," Williams explained. "If it does become mandatory, though, all the Iowa fairs will abide by the decision." The fair official said he had sought the advice o f . both the United States Trotting association and the International Association of Fairs on the racing situation, and the latter group informed him they, had received no instructions forbidding racing' at 'fairs. Ninety per cent :Of the horses raced at county fairs in this state come from within 75 miles of the fair site, Williams said. ·'About 60 per cent of our 91 county fairs emphasize racing as an entertainment feature," he added. The racing is done for purses provided by the county fairs. No state funds are used for racing. Williams said if racing were banned, the livestock shows and 4-E club exhibitions would be continued at all fairs and other entertainment features would be substituted for racing. Alta Vista State Bank Holds Annual Meeting Alta. Vista--Stockholders of the Alta -Vista State bank theld their annual meeting here. Joe Frantzen, president; Carl A. White, vice president; Adolf Alt, E. H. Kemp and Joe Menges, incumbent directors, were re-elected. , A 10 per cent dividend was declared. · · . . . . At the organization meeting of the board, Frantzen was re-elected president, and Carl White v i c e president. Joe Menges was re- · talned as cashier. Inez Daly was named assistant cashier, Paul Hentges and Miss Viola Dodd were retained as bookkeepers. The local bank was organized In September, 1929.'At that time it had assets of $108,511.33. On Jan. 1, 1945, the footings of the institution totaled $1,051,568.86. Memorial to Be Held for Forest City Yank Forest City--Memorial services for Pvt. Edwin A. Johnson will be held at the EUington Lutheran church Sunday afternoon. Pvt. Johnson was the son of Gunder Johnson of'Forest City. . Manly--A guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Humbly was a sister, Mrs. N. O. Burns of TJnion- ville, Mo. Other guests included Mr. and Mrs. Harold' Backhaus and Tiinda of Mason City, and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Humbly and Nolan of Manly. Rectal Soreness Get Relief New Euy Way --Sit In Comfort TProlranon EecUl it a mielr. dexniaU* feueverafitealnff, painlal rectal loraieM --symptom which niar also accompaay piles and hemorrhoids. Brines soothing ·eme of comlort upon contact, forms pro- teetlnz film over tore area, helm destroy InlccUocs germ», aid N«tar» bed op rmw, kroken tima. No oS-no treue to it»la PROLARMON RECTAL AX SOED HOPKINS DBUG STOEES AKfiTVES OVERSEA -- Capt Wayne D. Joosten, who left in November for an eastern port, landed, somewhere in Great Britain, according to word received by his wife at Manly. He is with an engineer combat battalion. Mrs. Joosten and 2 daughters are living at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. Iff. Strand at Manly. REPORTS RITES OF SOLDIER SON U. S. Describes Burial of Pfc. Lloyd W.Baber - findd--Mr. and Mrs. Claude A. Baber received the following message from the war department in Washington: "You are advised that the official report of interment has been received -in this office, which shows that the remains of your son were reverently and properly interred in the American cemetery, Blosville, France, Plot I, Row 10, grave 196. A Protestant ceremony was conducted at the grave fay an army chaplain. A temporary marker with a fitting inscription thereon has been'erected, and.the grave properly recorded. The cemetery 'is well cared for, as i is under the immediate supervision of our military authorities." Pfc, Lloyd W. Baber was killec in action July 24, 1944. WAR SELECTEES LEAVE FOR CAMP Hancock and Butler Counties Send Groups Ganwr--Hancock county selec- ive service headquarters sent the following men for induction at Ft Snelling this week: Raymond B. Hobbs, Britt; Robert TJ. Larson, Forest City; Richard 3. Hankins, Corwith; Harold M. ?eterson, Forest City; Calvin L. Perkins, Britt; Francis G. Becker, Wesley; Edward E. Christensen, 3arner; Eugene K. Swanson, Wes- ey; Merrill G. Lechelt, Britt; Raym o n d H. · Dirksen, Kanawha; James H. Benner, Britt; Elmer E. Kalvig, Kanawha, and James E. Utt, Garner. The following were transferred into this county for induction and left with the above group: Arthur L. Chalstrom, Goodell, and Heuel J.-Pruyn, Garner. The f ollowing went to Ft. Snelling for their pre-inductioa physical examination Jan. 8: Charlie L. Noble, Garner; Robert M.- Skelley, Corwith; Charles R. Engstler, Garner; Eldon J. Fjetland, Goodell; Marvin R. Woiwod, Garner; John D. Rasmussen, Forest City; Wilson F. L. Sandrey, Goodell; Warren W. Thada, Garner; Rene P. Schaller, Kanawha; Milo D. Hamilton, Garner; Jacob DeWard, Woden; Edward J. · Richter, Wesley; Wayne A. Naser, Wesley; John J. Liska, Garner; Maynard H. Swyter, Britt; Earl W. Roenfranz, Ventura; Robert D. MeNutt, Goodell; Arnett p. Ostendorf, Goodell; Elwyn J. Ridder, Garner; Ronald W Brager, Ventura; Arvil L. Stille, Gamer; Allan O. Schreiber, Britt Raymond Schroeder, Garner; Pete K. Lewerke, Britt, and Charles D Gordon, Britt. ,BANK ELECTS Lawler--At the annual meeting of the State Bank of Lawler the .following directors were named: E. Vincent Kelly, Edward p. Kelly, F. G. JArgall, Leo C Stone, Harry Kane, William J Kennedy and William Galligan. Vincent Kelly was elected president; F. G. Argall and Edward D Kelly,- vice presidents; Leo C Stone, cashier and Miss Regina Nulty, assistant cashier. A ?4 dividend was paid on outstanding stock. ' BtlY ACREAGE Nashua--Mr. and Mrs. C. O Schultz, residents here for the past few years, sold their farm one mile south of Nashua, bougbj a 5-acre place 'near Clear Lake and will · operate a garden market, the same as they did here Their son, Earl Schultz, is proprietor of Earl's Market, Mason City. ; H. S. AIDS FARMERS Boonville, tad., ( Boou- ville high school came to the rescue of the Warrick county farmers by granting them permission to use the school's vocation shop to prepare their machinery" for nex year's work. The vocational teacher, Loren N. Evans, will instruc them on how to repair the machines, since it is so difficult to get professional mechanics. Just Received Shipment of MEN'S OVERSHOES All Rubber 4 Buckles Dress Weight All Sizes 105 NORTH FEDERAL Marble Rock-- The firemen were called to the Will Wedeking home Tuesday evening. It was a chimney fire. Alto Vista-- Fifty fathers and ons gathered in Forester haU Monday night for the annual Father-Son dinner and program sponsored 'by the Alta Vista Commercial club. Women of the Rosary Society of St. Bernard ' Catholic :hurch served the meal. · iyle, Minn -- Mr. and Mrs. Ed Clarksville--The following' Butler county men reported for pre- induction examination this week J o h n Siebenga, Austinville Merlyn Fred Voigts, Greene; Conrad Henze, New Hartford; John B Oldenburger, Clarksville; R a y- mond Wayne Lursen, Kesley; Ber Harold Boyd, Jr., Aredale; Henry Donald Heitland, Ackley; Randall Gene Schoneman, Bristow; Harley Melvin Ubben, Dumont; Rober Arthur Allen, Dumont. Keith Burton Borglum, New Hartford; Ernest Henry. Hilers Aplington; Irvin Harold Harken Shell Rock; X,yle Henry Neymeyer Austinville; Raymond C. Siems Kesley; Eugene Roger Steere Greene; Harold Ubbe Haan, Parkersburg; Earl Martin Otto Wedeking, Clarksville; Donald Wayne Maifeld, Dumont; Dale Phillip Lahner, .Clarksville; David E a r : Alexander,. Dumont; Thomas Ro; Jurgens, Shell Rock; Raymond Emil Benning, Clarksville; Orlo A. VanHaven, Cedar Falls (formerlj Shell Rock). W. Earl Hall Selected Memorial Day Orator by Garner Legion Post Garner--W. Earl Hall, managing editor of the Mason City Globe- Gazette, has been selected as speaker for the annual Memoria day observance here, according to Verne Pringle, commander of the Gifford Olson post of the American Legion, West Union Creamery Holds Annual Meeting West Union--Newly elected officers of the West Union farmers' Creamery company are Clarence Houg, president; Melvin Olson, vice president; Mrs. Helena Randall, secretary, and Fleet Erie, den, buttermaker. Directors an Harry Stolle, Carl Palmer, Walter Dietel, Oscar Reeder, Will Noonan, Ewald Vagts, and Mor ris Christensen. Total butter sale, were 725,927 pounds for $337, 086.81. Cost of manufacturing but ter per pound was $.0440, and thi average price per pound paid fo: butterfat was $.5277. Decorah City Council Purchases Fire Truck Decorah--At a special meeting Tuesday evening, the city council voted to accept the bid of Al Johnson to furnish the fire department with a new American LaFrance fire truck of 190 horsepower, 12 cylinders, and water capacity of 750 gallons per minute, at a price of $9,584.45. Th machine will replace the LaFrance truck that has been in service for a score of years. INFANT DIES Garner -- Tommy Gene, ^^ months old son of Mr. and Mrs Norman Greiman, died Sundaj evening at Prairie' Du Sac, Wis. where the family had gone to live after Christmas. The baby became ill Thursday and was taken to hospital Friday. Tommy Gene w UJ born Aug. 26, 1944. The parents and 2 other sons, Daryl and Jimmy, survive. The commitmen service was held at St. Bonifaci Catholic cemetery Wednesday ii charge of the Rev. Father M. J Mantemach. TAXI LINE SOLD Decorah--The taxi business ant equipment of the B!ount Tax company has been sold to Ever Frye, who has taken over its management. Mr. Blount, who recently obtained a franchise for a bus line between Decorah ant Calmar, retains the bus business I HERE and THERE SERVICE AWARD GOES TO EDITOR , -- . . left for Columbus, Ga., to 'isit at the home of their daughter, Mrs. ILouis Wall and family. Coulter -- Mr. and Mrs. Henry lorenson are visiting relatives at Council Bluffs this week. Ackley--Mr. and Mrs. R. H. triffen are the proud parents of _ daughter born Monday at Ellsworth hospital, Iowa Falls. Fertile--Seventy friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Pederson for a miscellaneous sh'ower in honor of Mrs. Ordean fellarid a bride of a few weeks, Rake--Mrs. Carl Gunderson reamed hotne from a week's visit at :he parental Jacob Broun home n Stanley, Wis., and at the Fred ""antz home in Minneapolis. Aleona--Mrs. L. S. Bohannon and children and Mrs. 'C. D. Schaap left for Hot Springs to spend an indefinite time. Geneva --' Mr. and Mrs. Pearl Yenter arrived from Wenatchee, Wash., for a couple of weeks' visit with relatives and friends'. Chapin--Pvt. Donald Buss is spending a nine-day furlough in the home of his father, Richard Buss. Alia Vista--Sgt. Robert Hentges came home from Fort Sill, Okla., to spend a furlough with relatives and friends. Corwith--Ben Nesbit has purchased the property of the late S. P. Stark and will move to town from his farm east of here. Geneva--Mrs. Bonje Dohlman left to visit her husband S/Sgt. Bonje Dohlman in Fresno, Cal. Coulter--Mr. and Mis. Gordon Bjerke announce the birth of a .daughter at the Lutheran hospita in Hampton Jan. 3. Mr. Bjerke is manager of the creamery in Coulter. Fertile--Pvt. Casper Hansen of San Antonio, Texas, arrived at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs Jake Hansen, on a furlough. Garner--Lt. Leland Ziesmer, son of Mrs. "W. C. Ziesmer, stopped off for a visit with relatives here, enroute to Pittsburg, Pa. Ziesmer was traveling from the west coast. Goiafieia--Mrs. J. B. Atteberry of Missouri Valley, a former Goldfield resident, fell recently and broke her arm. Her daughter, Mrs. E. ,H. Nelsotf, is assisting in her care. Fertile--Lt. and Mrs. John Farris are the parents of a daughter born Sunday at the Forest City hospital. Garner--W. D. Daly, fireman 1/c, left Wednesday for San Francisco, Cal., following an emergency leave of a few days here with his family. His daughter, Virginia, who is suffering with meningitis, is reported considerably improved. Daly was former Hancock county attorney. Manly--Mr, and Mrs. Charles Schindele of Manly and Mrs. Milton Vail of Le Center, Minn., visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs Westly Trettin; Mrs. Vail will conclude her stay in the home of her sister, Mrs. Schindele, Friday when she \vill return, home. North-wood--Sgt. and Mrs. Scott Jenks returned to Big Springs, Texas, following a visit here with Mrs. Jenks' parents, Mr. and Airs. Jens Lokken. Clarion--Lt. Richard Amidon and his mother, Mrs. H. C. Amidon of Omaha, Nebr., arrived for a visit at the J. S. Stewart home. Mr. Amidon came Saturday and they returned home with him. Rufld--Mr. and Mrs. John Loterbour are moving from the Will Briggs farm north of town to the property in town which they purchased some time ago. Stacyville--Clifford Bartholmey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Barthol- rosy enlisted in the navy and went to Des Moines for his examination. He .was sent to the Great Lakes training station for boot training. lyle, Minn--Mr. and Mrs. T. Hanson and family of near St. Vnsgar were rectnt guests at the Esther Jprgenson home. . Goldfield--Cpl. Douglas Nelson of Mitchell Field, N. Y., arrived Honday to spend a 10 day fur- ough with his wife and daughter, who are making their home at the parental E. H. Nelson home. Clarion--Pvt. Walter Harris arrived Thursday from the Pacific area for a 30 day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J J. Harris. Stacyville--Fr. Frances Heimerman and Louis Barrett of Du- buciue visited at the A. J. Heifner- man home. : Clarion--Lt. Robert Tennant arrived for a visit at the home of iis parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Tennant. Lt. Tennant is located at BrigKam, Utah. StacyvUIe--Sgt. Dan J, P. Ryan cited for Community Effort Farkersburc--The Parkersburg Community club named Dan J. P. Syan, editor and publisher of the Parkersburg Eclipse, for outstanding community service and displaying an effective community spirit. He thereby wins the 1944 club service award. In presenting the award Verh Kyhl, a member o'f the corflmittee stated:-"That the man to whom this award goes this year has been active in the community club, .he iias also given much time to the Boy Scouts, is active in the state and Mrs. Bur- newspaper, lions and ton Hartnell, who were married Dec. 28; left Monday for Hot Springs, Ark,, where they -will spend a 30 day honeymoon. Lnverne--Mr. and Mrs. Allan Darby are the parents of a daughter born Jan. 2 at the General hospital, Algona. - Hanlontown--Mr. and Mrs. Carl Paulson received word that their son, Arnold, with the marine corps somewhere in the south Pacific area, has been advanced to private first class. Dumont--Pvt. Harland Bohlen is home on a 10 day emergency furlough visiting his wife arid son, Le Roy Harland, born Jan.-5 at the Luthern hospital at Hampton. Inverne--Mrs. Helens Trauger learned recently that a nephew, Harold Derr, son of a former Luverne girl now Mrs. Violet Trauger Derr, of Williamsport, Pa., is missing in action. Alta Vista--According to word received here Tuesday a girl was born Jan. 5 to C. H.'Parmely of the navy, and wife at Pass Christian, Miss'., where he is stationed. Mrs. Parmely is the former Marcella Jacoby of Alta Vista. K o c k w e l l -- M i s s Agnes Ann Roeder returned Sunday to St Paul, Minn., after a 2 weeks' cation. , Hanlontown--Donald Gunderson visited his father, Dreng Gunderson, here several days last week. Donald has recently been employed In Washington. inverne--Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Barton are the parents of a daugh ter born Jan. 6. Hanlontown--Mrs. Bert Myhre and Mary, who have been at the R. M. Hall home the past week, returned to their home at Dexter, Saturday.. Mr. and Mrs' compajiied them for a visi' in the Myhre home. helped organize a county organization. He is the most cussed and discussed man in Parkersburg, but each of us like him and think very well of him." FOR CLOTHtS XI COLORS On Purchase of BLUTEX B L U I N G NAME, and Rotary organiza- among other things RiceviUe Red Cross Lists Work Completed EicevIUe--The Red Cross of Riceville reports the following work completed from Aug. 1, 1944 to Jan. I, 1845: 64,962 gauze bandages, 14 pajamas, 470 oversea kits, 190 housewives, 24 bathrobes, 32 bed .shirts, 123 bathrobes, 45 wheel chair pillows and cases, 58 table covers, 8 ladies bed jackets, 22 bed pan covers, 3 sweaters and 2 knit wash cloths. ' 8 Leave Worth 'County for Military Service NorthwooiJ-- Eight Worth county young men went to Fort Snelling Thursday for pre-induction physical examinations. .They were: Gordon Carlyle E. H e n d r i c f c s o n , Robert Ernest Adams and Harold Rees Hinds, all of Northwood; Robert Harol Klinge, Robert Charles Spearing, and Roger-Dale Evans, all of Manly; James Wallace Adams, Lake Mills; and John Gordon Gold of Emmons. Mr. Spearing named lead and Harold Hinds his assistants. cation spent parents. TEAINS FOK SERVICE--Cpl. Eeynold Kensitb, Jr., grandson of L. G. Avery of Goodell, is in training at Camp Bntner, N. Car. SOLDIER FILES DIVORCE ACTION Charges Adultery in District Court Suit Garner--Edward L. Natchke has filed suit for divorce in district :ourt jgainst Jeanette Natchke, iharging adultery.- Plaintiff's petition states the couple were married March 8, 1942, at Garner, that plaintiff is in the armed forces and left for overseas June 30 1943. No children were born to them.- Plaintiff claims he has made al- .otments and gifts of money to the defendant in the amount of $2,000 and more. He asks, besides divorce, judgment against defendant for $2,000 plus costs ot the action and such other relief as the court may direct. Bank Gains Half Million in Deposits Manly--At the annual meeting of the stockholders of the Manly State bank held the following officers were elected: H. D. Baek- haus, 'chairman of the board; Leonard Simmer, president; L. T. Bosworth, vice president; Edward Pressler, cashier; and Perry Webb, assistant cashier! The following directors were also elected: Leonard Simmer, Edward Pressler. 'H. D. Backhaus, L. T. Bosworth, A, J. Bonder, M. A. Medgarrden and J. O. Hanson. An increase of a half million dollars in deposits were shown over 1943 at the. close of 1944. Total deposits of the bank at this time are in excess of $1,750,000. The board also voted improvement to the bank building by ordering a new tile floor to be laid throughout the entire building:aud the banking rooms to be redecorated. . Charles Ciner was elected manager of the Plymouth office and Mrs. Lottie Brunsvold of the Ken- « 7v' - f t"- w ** ii o wo* iiouieu .ieiiuer mrs. ijuiue .orunsvoia oi me l^en of the group with Robert Adams sett office to succeed themselves. Oswald Strand, who has been president of the Manly State bank tiiesiueui. ui uie iviamy stale DanK Northwood -- Miss Nan Hewitt for the past 6 years recently'pur- Miss Elizabeth Manus re- chased a 25,000-acre ranch in 4 ° ?**" teachin S Duties at Montana, expects to devote much . fAllmtrinrr +Vin. Vi^lU.-,,, ,-- ,,*!.:_ J.;_^-._ At. .- . .. . following the holiday va- of his time to the operation of that, Hold« lD f55 d teet5 0 m'ore' SrmJy^s/'tiiey' spent here with their ranch, and asked to be relieved of ' ed ' tliore comfofiaHei Does not sour. . , *i.« : _*«: . _i : j, i Cbecks "plate odor 1 ' (denture breath). the -office of president 110 More Nurses to Be Housed at University . Iowa City--Capacity of the Unl- /ersity of Iowa's nurses' home will be increased by 110 when the new wing to Westlawn is completed about April 1, officials announced. This will be an aid to the war effort, because many of the new :1 nurses will be trained for the TJ. S. I,' cadet nurse corps and will go into , service upon completion of their ; studies at the university school of '; nursing. j The .wing is being built'as an (J: essential war project under a led- '· eral appropriation of $120,009 and a state grant of §80,000. It .is the first major construction project at the university in several years. Noted Pianist to Be · Guest at Iowa State Ames--Jesus Maria Sanroma, noted pianist, will come to Iowa State college Sunday, Jan. 21, for the second of the artist concert series of the 1944-45 season. FALSE TEETH Thaf Loosen Need Not Embarrass Many wearers of false teetii have «ui- fered - real embarrassment because *h»lf Plate dropped, slipped or wabbled at .just the .wrong time. 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