Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 22, 1939 · Page 7
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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 Charles City Globe-Gazette OFFICE PHONE 1052 .. _ , _ _, 3 1 Q Office at 603 Riverside Drive News Correspondent, Phone 31.8 Don K. Sandell, Manager Residence Phone, 937-J TALKS OF SOUTH SEA ISLANDERS Pictures Life on Tmy Islands in Middle Pacific Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY --Dr. Martin Grant, professor at Iowa State Teachers college, Cedar Falls, told about his experiences in the South Sea islands and Hawaii, where he spent a year, at the meeting of the .public affairs department of the · Charles City Women's club in the Saint Charles hotel Tuesday afternoon. The speaker pictured life on these tiny islands in the mid-Pacific where primitive natives live near to nature on Society and Tahiti islands. In contrast Dr. Grant said they did have telephones in the largest city where the operators had to speak five languages because numbers were not used, only the names of the telephone ·users, and the operator had to know them alL Dr. Grant was there for the purpose of studying plant life and he made many trips through the jungles where he had to cut his way with a large knife through the dense growth. The, simplicity and naturalness of the natives made it easy to adjust one's life to the primitive surroundings according to Mr. Grant. He had many specimens o£ handcraft such as hula skirts, head coverings, shopping bags, capes and waist, all made of leaves, either stripped and cut into long fringes for the skirts or woven for the other articles. Mrs.'Coburn Chapter, chairman of the department, introduced the speaker following several announcements made by Mrs. Russell Nies, president. CHARLES CITY--Among those who attended the D. A. R. convention in Des Moines were Mrs. J. I. Scofield, regent, Helene McCray, Mrs. Henry Bluhm and Mrs. W. E. Voreck. Friends of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Wenig of Circle No. 8 of the First Methodist church journeyed to their new homer in New Hampton Sunday to give them a housewarming. A picnic supper was enjoyed and Mr. and Mrs. Wenig were presented with a gift. H. R. Bloeser, president of the Floyd County Fish and Game club, spoke on conservation at the meeting of the Rotory club in the Saint Charles hotel. He reported on the many conservation projects being carried out in the state and locally. John Sanders returned from California where he spent the winter. Mrs. W. H. Barnhart has gone to Sioux City to visit relatives. The Charles City volleyball team has entered into a round robin tournament with Mason City, Albert Lea and Iowa Falls. The game will be played Wednesday night, March 29, at Mason City. The Charles City team will play this Wednesday night at New Hampton. A number of Masons went to Acquitted in Man's Slaying G.H.ELDRIDGE ADDRESSES CIO Open Meeting in High School Auditorium Is Well Attended CHARLES CITY--George H. Eldridge, international representative of the CIO, presided at an open meeting in the high school auditorium T u e s d a y evening which had been arranged by the local union No. 115 of the Oliver Farm Equipment company. There was a large attendance including five CIO women members from Austin, Minn., two of whom spoke in favor of CIO, Eva Sauers and Christine Olson. Following the women speakers the local officers were introduced after which Ed Passmore, CIO member from Newton, gave a short speech in which he urged the men and women to organize and stand together. He mentioned the legislation the CIO had promoted such as the Wagner Labor act, N. Y. A., old age pension, social security, and other measures. Waterloo Tuesday evening to hear Dr. Samuel Garvin, Dubuque, lecture on "What is a Landmark?" This is the first of a group of three lectures sponsored by the Waterloo lodges. Mrs. Will Watkins fell in her home Tuesday and tore the ligaments in her leg and suffered a broken arm. After being treated in the Cedar Valley hospital she was taken home. Civil Service Exams to Be in City Hall CHARLES CITY--The annual civil service examinations for the position on the Charles City police force will be held Wednesday evening at 7 o'clock in the city hall. Those who have taken an examination in the past as well as new applicants must be examined in order to be eligible for appointment. Showing the strain of her trial. Angelina Maravola, £2 year old housemaid, smiled through her tears a few minutes after a jury at New Castle, Pa., acquitted her of slayin? Michael Rich, Jr., because he refused to marry her. Initial Meeting of Spring Season Held CHARLES CITY -- The first spring board meeting of the City Improvement association was held Tuesday noon in the Saint Charles hotel following a luncheon. AH of the 14 members were present and Mrs. M. W. Ellis, president, introduced the new members, Mrs. Ray Fox, Mrs. A. L. Miller and Mrs. Marion Mills. Plans for summer work were discussed and various committees appointed to carry out the projects Mr. Passmore claimed that "if the employers had taken the middle road in the Maytag strike the 900 men would not have laid off and business would be better in Newton today." His talk was followed by a longer speech by Ben Henry, Des Moines, secretary and treasurer of the Iowa Nebraska CIO council. Mr. Henry who assists in organizing CIO unions brought out what he thought were the benefits of unions such as better wages, shorter hours and seniority rights. He urged the men and women in the audience to join the CIO and said he was ready to co-operate in organizing an auxiliary among the women and also organize the clerks, waitresses, dairy employes, and other groups. Mr. Eldredge s p o k e briefly about the plans for promoting the work in Charles City and asked those who wished to join to re- Yet the sanest and most obedient people can't make democracy work if their chosen representatives stop work to fight for similar to those of previous years, power.--Wisconsin State Journal. HOLD RITES OF INGEBRITTUFTE Kiester Man Served as Member of School Board; Is Interred KIESTER, Minn.--Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon for Ingebrit N. Tufte who died early Friday morning, a victim of pneumonia. The church and church parlors could accommodate only part of the crowd and many who remained out of doors heard the services through the loud speakers installed for the afternoon. Special music was furnished by a mixed quartet and Franklin Thompson -who sang, "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," as a tenor solo. Surviving are his wife and two small sons, a brother, Ole of Northfield, and .his parents. Honorary pallbearers w e r e members of the board of education of which he was a member Lewis Almberg, B. A. Talle, T. D Robertson, G. D. Baker, L. B. Olson and Joyce Hovang. Pallbear- Ward Smith, Former Legislator, Feted on 81st Birthday NASHUA--Ward B. Smith, form e r representative f r o m t h e fourth district, and president of the Nashua State bank, was feted Monday at a 6:30 o'clock dinner at the home of his daughter, honoring his eighty-first birthday anniversary. Seven of his friends were guests. Mr. Smith was born at Old Bradford, near here, and received his early education at the Bradford seminary, after which he taught two terms of school. He then purchased 300 acres of land near here and lived there ;or 20 years, bringing his land to a high state of cultivation, and adding many modern, improvements. In 1904 he moved to town, and in 1915 was elected a mem_ ber of the board of supervisors. He has lived in retirement the past few years. One Act Play Given in Emmetsburg High School Auditorium EMMETSBURG -- Members of the local high school laboratory theater group, under the direction of Mrs. John M. McDonald, presented one of a series of one-act plays in the high school auditorium Tuesday afternoon before a general assembly. Entitled "Everybody's Doing It," the play was written by Elise West Quaite. Members of the cast were Betty Bob Hand, Argenia Christensen, Marian Birkland, Mariana Cahill, Joan Haas, Lois Buffum and lone Nelson. Student directors were Corneal O'Leary and Mary Jo Young, while George Shimon, Gerald Joynt, Francis Kinsella, Glynn Cress and Bill Kerwick served on the stage crew. On Thursday morning another in the series of plays will be presented. Those taking part will be June Brown, Martha Ryan, Don Carney, Dick Tunnieliffe, and Frances Jewell. Ruth SUUman will be student director. ers were, Pete Sevely, George Witlmah, Harry Hoel, Joseph Her fendahl, Selmer Johnson and Mel Vin Larson. The Rev. J. A. Arneson conducted the rites and interment was made in Immanuel Lutheran cemetery. DRIVE A SETTER USED CAR Buy Yours Week! MORTHJOWA · The Season is in Your Favor! · The Weather is in Your Favor! · The Values Are in Your Favor! · DO IT NOW-Bring in Your OLD Car--Drive Out a Better Car! ALGONA SPEECH CONTEST HELD Betty Kohlhaas and Pauline Zender Win Speech Competition ALGONA--Betty Kohlhaas and Pauline Zender of St. Cecilia's academy, Algona, are rated superior and won their way into the finals of an extemporaneous speech contest held at the Catholic Academy on Sunday afternoon. Speakers from Varina, Algona, Clare, Milford and Humboldt competed for honors, which will entitle them to go into the finals of the Sioux City Diocesan speech contest to be held early next month. The winners'-in the contest were Pauline Zender of Algona, who spoke on "Soviet Russia Is Dying" Betty Kohlhaas who drew the subject "Our Pastors and Their Work." Bernard Feany of Humboldt discussed the subject "Boys Make Men" Jan\es Doran also of Humboldt spoke" on the subject "The Horrors of the War in Spain," while Thomas Hove of Varina placed excellent on the subject "The Bealm 'of the Radio." The other four speakers rated "good" but were eliminated because of their low rating. These five winners will now advance into the finals, where they will compete with live other young contestants from the western half of the diocese. This speech work is under the direction of the Rev. C. Ives, superintendent of the Sioux City diocesan schools. See Any of the Following Mason City Dealers: BIRUM-OLSON COMPANY 316 N. Federal Are. CERRO GORDO NASH CO. 115 N. Delaware Ave. FOLSOM AUTO COMPANY 19 Third Street N. E. HART MOTORS, Inc. 120 N. Delaware Ave. JEWEL MOTORS, Inc. 305 N. Federal Aye. NORTH IOWA MOTORS 520 N. Federal Aye. PRITCHARD MOTOR CO. . 202 First Street S. E. S. and R. CHEVROLET CO. 1 8 S. Washington Ave. THE CAR MARKET 18 Second Street S. E. ZENOR MOTOR CO. 21 Second Street S. W. INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER COMPANY 23 Sixth Street S. E. JOHN GALLAGHER, Inc. 116 S. Delaware Ave. LAPINER MOTOR CO. 125 S. Delaware Ave. LIEN NELSON 612 S. Federal Ave. Louie Gronbacn, 14, Is Interred After Rites Are Conducted ALGONA -- Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the McCullough funeral chapel at 1:30 and at the Irvington Presbyterian church with the Rev. Alexander English, pastor, officiating for Louie Gronbach, 14, who died Monday at the University hos_pital at Iowa City following a lingering illness. Besides his parents he is survived by six brothers and sisters, Betty, Shirley, Bonneta, Adabelle, Thomas and Paul. Burial was made at the Irvington cemetery and pallbearers were four of his cousins, Donald and Wayne Warmbier, Albert Pergande and Daniel Blanchard. Consult the Globe-Gazette Want Ad Section For USED CAR WEEK BARGAINS!!! Correct this sentence: "I know how well my insurance policies protect me," said the man, "for I read them carefully."--Kcwance Star-Courier. 4 MEET THE LADY OF THE HOUR MISS ANN KINGSLEY who- will conduct Mason City Globe-Gazette's COOKING SCHOOL It was an important task to select just the right person to be in charge of this big cooking school. She must be able to give you worthwhile information, she must know the answers to your questions, she must be right up to the minute with all her recipes and ideas. We found all these qualifications . . . and more . . . in the lecturer pictured above. She has traveled from coast to coast conducting cooking schools and collecting- ideas she will pass on to her audiences here. She worked for weeks in her test kitchen perfecting the recipes she will give you. She has collected garnishing tricks by the dozen and put them into practical form for you. She is an authority on cooking and baking. At the High School Auditorium Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday MARCH 28-29-30-31 i The Musical Program Will Start at \ p. m. Daily Lecture ancl Demonstrations at 2 p. m. Daily These Firms Are Co-Operating: American Crystal Sugar Co. Klipto Loose Leaf Co. *s Blanchard's Jewelry Clorox Chemical Co. (Clorox) Currie-Van Ness Company D. K. Lundberg Co. Damon's Shoe Department Engler Drug Company Fr.uit Dispatch Co. (Bananas) Iowa State Brand Creameries, Inc. Iowa Tea Company J. C. Puth Company John Gallagher, Inc. Kemble's Greenhouse Kenyan's Cheese Store La Choy Food Product*, inc. (La Chny Chinese Food Products) Lever Brothers Company (Rinso) Lyons Cleaners, Launderers, Furriers Mason City Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Mier Wolf end Sons National Biscuit Co. (Shredded Wheat, KHz and Premium Crackers) Northwest Savings Bank Peoples' Gas Electric Co. Pfaff Baking Company Pillsbury Flour Mills Co. (Pillsbury's Best Flour) Ralph S. Shepherd GIFTS DAILY S. S. Kresge Company (25c to SI store) The Climalene Company (Climilcne) The Merkel Co. Vance Music Company Western Grocer Company

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