The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on April 20, 1936 · Page 4
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 4

Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, April 20, 1936
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FOUR MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 20 1936 PRIMARY ROAD BOND REFUNDING SAVES $2,530,000 FOR IOWA INTEREST RATE IS GREATLY CUT Many North Iowa Counties Are Included in Group Making Savings. DES MOINES, (UP)-- Primary road bond refunding operations Iowa since the first of the in year have saved the state approximately $2,530,000, according to a report Monday by State Comptroller C. B. Murtagh. Murtagh said that 521,148,000 in primary road bonds had been refunded at an average interest rate of 1.7760 per cent, as compared with 4.4988 per cent on the bonds they paid replace. Average on the bonds was premium $4.57 per 51,000, according to the recapitulation. The new bond issues will b e retired, on an average, within 4.497 years. As the state will save $575,817 a year, 'total saving over the four year period will be in excess of $2,500,000, according to Murtagh. The following table shows North Iowa counties where refunding* operations have been completed, and interest rate on the new bond issue. New Amount int. County refunded rate A«amakee 396,000 Cnickasaw 80,000 Clay 180,000 Clayton 493,000 Emmet 360,000 Fayette 9,000 Floyd 126,000 Franklin 383,000 Hancock 243,000 Hardin 959,000 Kossuth 329,000 Winnebago 270,000 Winneshiek 207,000 1% 2 IV- 1% 1% 1% Ludwig Ytzen Dies at Thornton; Funeral to Be Conducted Tuesday THORNTON--Ludwig Ytzen, 76, died Sunday after an illness'of several months. Funeral services will be Tuesday afternoon at the Lutheran church at 2 o'clock with buriaJ here. Bm in Denmark. June 24, 1S59, he was married there April 8. 1882, and a year later came to the United States, settling at Sheffield. In 1892 he moved southwest of Thornton and in 191S to Thornton. His first wife and one child preceded him in death. Children surviving are C. N. of ' Hampton, Mrs. Mary Lightbody of Thornton, Mrs. Lucy Williams of Wisconsin, and a foster daughter In Chicago. His second wife, to whom he was married 8 years ago, also survives. Rites Held for Cresco Man Who Died Suddenly. CRESCO--Funeral services were held Sunday at the Methodist church lor Robert W. Wade, 66, who died at his home here. The Rev. W. H. Mitchell officiated, assisted by a for-' mer pastor, the Rev. John Gammons, with interment at New Oregon cemetery. Mr. Wade was born in Howard county May 5, 1869, was married to Miss Anna Hoppe who with three grown children survive. He had lived in Cresco. 27 years, and for several years had been janitor of the Methodist church. He had been active until the morning of his death which came suddenly of heart disease. 300, at K. 0. Banquet. BMMETSBURG-- Three hundred Knights of Columbus and their wives attended a banquet and pro, grain here Sunday night at which 'John Mitchell of Fort Dodge, speaker of the Iowa house of representatives and a candidate for atoraey- general, gave the principal address. Visit in Chicago. GREENE-- Mrs. E. T. Shekleton and Mrs. J. Chukker left Saturday for a visit with relatives at Chicago. :-: HERE AND THERE :-:. Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Visit Holding Home. BURT--Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Holding and baby arrived Thursday for a visit at the J. N. Holding home. Mr. Holding has a position at the Cheyenne Indian agency in South Dakota. Mrs. Sarah Wilson, Peoria, 111., also came Thursday for a visit at the Holding home. S500 Pledged. OSAGE--Five hundred more dollars were pledged during the week toward the proposed clubhouse on the Sunny-Brae' golf course. This brings the total pledged to 53,500 which is close to the amount needed before building operations can begin. Leave [or Home. ALEXANDER--Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Tucker of Warsaw, Wis., who have been visiting in the home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Arends and other relatives left for their home Wednesday. Miss Lena Arends went with them to spend a few weeks. Going to Elgin. ST. ANSGAR---Supt. H. F. Risse was to go to Elgin, Iowa. Monday, where they will conduct a student life work conference. He will speak to the general assembly on the question of higher education. New Teachers Hired. MARBLE ROCK--The two new teachers hired for next year are Miss Lavina Haahr of Cedar Falls who will teach the new commercial course which will begin next year, also English and dramatics. Miss Lelah Hanson of Parkersburg will teach Domestic Science and Girls' Physical Culture. Brings $101 an Acre. EMMETSBURG--A quarter section farm near Graettinger, formerly owned by John and William Luke, was sold in district court here to Joe Kibbie of Emmetsburg for 5101 an acre in a cash transaction. The sale was made in an estate settlement among heirs of the Luke brothers. The farm is well improved. Unusul Eagle Seen. DECORAH--A bald white eagle, with a wing spread between 7 and 9 feet, was seen by Harry Youngblood of Freeport, in the Gross Brothers woods south of Decorah. The bird flew near enough for Mr. young- blood to get a good view. White bald eagles are very rare in this section of Iowa- Moving From Wisconsin. MARBLE ROCK--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Teska, a retired elderly couple from Wausau, Wis., will move May 1 into the .home purchased on North Main street. Births Are Kcportcd. K A N A W A H A--Mr. and' Mrs. Ardo Anderson are parents of an S'/i pound boy born Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Ed C. Anderson are parents of an 11% pound boy born Thursday. Operetta Is Presented. GENEVA--The grade school presented the operetta, "Goldilock's Adventure," with the following cast: Alice Huntbatch, Mary Kathryn Schreiber, Roy Stackhouse, Gertje- line Holtkamp, Harold Burkle, Dorothy Raisch, Robert Pekarek. Brother Is Visitor. HUTCHINS--John Sheets has been enjoying a brief visit with his brother, J. W. Sheets of Bowman, N. Dak., who with his two sons, Lloyd and Arthur, and .Arthur's wife and two children and his wife's sister, Mrs. May Nichols, and daughter are on their way home from Tampa, Fla., where they have been spending a part of the winter. Visit in Carroll. LEDYARD -- The . Rev. P. M. Sturm, Josephine Windmeier and Mary Ellen McDonald visited relatives at Carroll. Large Crowd Present. LEDYARD--The M. E. Ladies Aid society presented the play, "The Littlest Bridesmaid," Friday night at the high school auditorium. A large crowd attended. Will Move to Garner. KLEMMB--Karl Kraus will have a closing out sale and move to Gar- Brain Truster Professor OHn G. Saxon, a member of 1'ale university law faculty and head of the nine-man republican "brain trust," created by the G. O. P. national committee to conduct an exhaustive analysis of the new deal for republican campaign purposes, is snapped above in Chicago where he visited Harrison E. Spangler, director of the committee's western 'division. The republican "brain trust" is made up of members of college faculties. (Central Press Photo.) «EWB=tt.THE OBOE* For Miles Around Our Service is Known For Its Completeness We feel it's time that everyone knew Meyer service is available not only here in Mason City, but for miles around. Call us no matter where the emergency arises. FUNERAL HOME JOHN H.MEYER OLIVER H.MEYER 126 THIRD STREET. RE. PHONE-1505 Gucsls From Chicago. K A N A W H A -- Mr. and Mrs. George Faber and Miss Esther Africa of Chicago came Friday for a few days' visit at the home of Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Stewart. Mrs. Faber and Miss Africa formerly lived in Kanawha. Leave for Funeral. GRAFTON--Caroline, Dena and Lena Gottchalk left for Buffalo, N. Dak., Saturday to attend the funeral of their nephew. He was the son of Mrs. Elizabeth Rassmusen and was drowned Friday. Has Position in Washington. LYLE, Minn.--Miss Irene Grovo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Grovo, left for Washington, where she has accepted a position. Arrive From Ames. JOICE--Mr. and Mrs. Russell Lake and Phyllis Brunsvold of Ames arrived Friday to spend the week-end here with relatives and friends. Cashier Is Elected. HANLONTOWN--E. E. Ronglin of Hankinson, N. .Dak., was elected cashier of the Citizens Savings bank at a directors' meeting Friday. He succeeds M. T. Rye, who resigned to spend his time in the interest of the Farm Loan association. Mr. Rye has served as cashier for IS years. Daughter Is Born. THOMPSON--Born Saturday to Mr.-and Mrs. Lloyd Ashpole, a girl weighing eight pounds. This is their first child. Mr. and Mrs. Ashpole for the present are staying with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cy Ashpole, Jr. Keturn From Austin. STACYVILLE--Marie Stehn anc Leona Bartbolmey returned home Friday night after having visited Mr. and Mrs. Clem Bartholmey and Mr. and Mrs. V.-E. Fretthem at Austin, Minn. Mrs. V. E. Fretthem and daughter accompanied them here and will visit Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Stehn. Arrives From California. SWEA CITY--Mr. and Mrs. Martel Heine arrived Friday' from In- Rlewood. Cal. Mr. Keine will work for the Forest City produce. They are former residents of Swea City Are Parents of Son. LAKE MILLS --Mr. and. Mrs Alvin Holland are parents of a son John Norman, born Saturday. · Kcturns From Conference. RUDD--The Rev. E. F. Dohrmann returned from Dubuque Friday where he had attended a con ference. He attended a wedding n Fort Dodge last Wednesday. Suffers Broken Leg- KANAWHA -- Margaret Smidt, 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerhard Smidt, fell from a swing breaking her leg above the ankle. Former Teacher Visitor. LYLE, Minn, -- Miss Angelim Netteland, a former teacher of the Lyle high school, now teaching in New York Mills, Minn., has been visiting her friend, Hazel Helfritz and visiting school this past week Given Surprise Party. JOICE -- Members of the girls glee club and their mothers held a surprise birthday party Saturday afternoon for Miss Kathryn Tweeten at the T. O. Gordon home. Mis: Tweeten has bten the instructor for all the high school glee club work This is the first year Joice has en tered the music contest for t.hi district V. E. O. Has Meeting. GARNER--The local chapter of . E. O. held their annual luncheon .esterday with Mrs. Charles .Meren who was assisted in serving by Mesdames Carl Roe, Frank Clark, F. W. Zeiger and Pearl Smith. Mrs. Charles Frisbee gave a study of the ife of Frances Willard in a series of famous women. ' Faculty Entertained. LIME SPRINGS--Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Larson entertained members of the faculty of the local school at 6 o'clock dinner at their home Thursday evening, April 16. The evening was spent playing Monopoly. Move to Forest City. CRYSTAL LAKE--Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Benson and son Delbert, who lave been farming in the peat ands, moved to Forest City Friday where Mr. Benson will operate the Texaco filling station. Employed in Hospital. LONEROCK--Hugo Worthington and sister, Edith, R. N., left Thursday for Chicago where Edith is employed in the Cook county hospital. She has spent the past three weeks at tbe maternal Lillian Worthing;on home. 4-H Club Organize. OTRANTO--The Needle Flyers 4-H club of Otranto township met April 14 with their new leader, Miss Helene Putman. Officers elected for the year: President, Lucile Stelter, vice president, Marion Dockstader, secretary-treasurer. Lucille Williamson, news reporter,, Bettie Schossler. Have Baby Girl. CORWITH--Mr. and-Mrs. Harry Swelland, who live west of Corwith, are the parents of a baby girl born at their home Friday morning. The Swelland's have six other children. Three From Charles City Present Program at Rudd RUDD--The 25 members of tbe Culture club held their annual guest day Saturday, meeting at the M. E; church parlors for a two course luncheon. After the luncheon, the group went to the Dr. C. H. Cords home for the program.. A trio of young persons from Charles City appeared. A reader, Lewis Laphani, gave a vivid portrayal of The Christus. The soloist was Chester Idso. Miss Cleone Kennard furnished -competent work as an accompanist, · and also played solos. NINA JACKSON HEAD OF GROUP Conference for Older Boys and Girls Is Held in Dumont Church. DUMONT--From 11 different towns 87 registered Saturday at the Butler county older boys' and girls' conference held at the Evangelical church. The following officers were elected at the afternoon session: President, Miss Nina Jackson, Dumont vice president, Miss Kay McDonald, Parkersburg; secretary- treasurer, Miss Rena Wearda, Dumont. A quartet of boys from the college at Le Mars sang several numbers at the banquet. The next conference will be held at Allison this fall. Is Fully Accredited. WAVBBLY, UP)-- The intercollegiate standing committee has notified Wartburg college authorities here that the college has been given a full accredited college rating. Wartburg, the American Lutheran church's midwestern established last year college, was through the merger of several church institutions. ACKLEY MAN,82, DIES OF STROKE Succumbs Four Weeks After Death of Wife; Rites to Be Tuesday. ACKLEY--Funeral services for Fred Ukro, Sr., S2. who died early Saturday after a stroke of paralysis 10 days" ago. will be conducted at the First Evangelical church at 2 p. m., Tuesday. The Rev. G. L. Bcrgeman, Story City, and the Rev. F. W. Wendland of the local church will have charge of the services. Mrs. C. H. Brandt will sing. The body will be placed in the Oakwood mausoleum. Mr. Ukro was born Dec. 15, 1S53, in Maryville, Wis., and at 12 came to Iowa with his parents in a covered wagon, settling on a farm in German township, Grundy county where he lived until 1918 when he with Mrs. Ukro came to Ackley. On Nov. 14. 1877, he was married to Elizabeth Schlampp, who preceded him in death Just four weeks, or March 20. Surviving are one son, Fred Ukro, Jr., three daughters, Mrs. Vina Trepp, Mrs. John Hunt. Mrs. Charley Humkc: three grandchildren, Miss Lois Trepp, Paul Humke and Merle Hunt of Ackley; two sisters, Mrs. Amelia Lcmke and Mrs. Augusta Biers of Meservey. Reward Is Offered for Glenville Dog Poisoner GTJSNVILLE, Minn.--Seven or eight dogs have died in last few days here from being; poisoned. A $100 reward is offered for information leading to the guilty parties. Realize $50. PLYMOUTH--The Rebekahs realized nearly $50 from, their supper and sale of a quilt at their hall Thursday evening. 700 Pupils Participate in Program at Decorah DECORAH--The physical training demonstration held Friday evening in the high school gymnasium was shown before a large audience. More than 700 grade pupils and high school students took part in the entertainment. Tap dancing and drills, folk dancing and games, formed part of the program. The P. T. classes art trained under the direction of Miss Lyla Sill. LUTHER LEAGUE PLANS SESSION State Convention Will Be Held May 8 to 10 at Lake LAKE MILLS--The dates of May 8, 9 and 10 have been selected for the convention of the Iowa District Luther league and Choral Union to be held at Lake Mills, the Rev. O. R. Sletten's charge. The general theme of the meet is to be "One Life to Live." The choral union concert will be presented Sunday afternoon, May 10, under the direction of Prof. Odvin Hagen of Waldorf college. S. R. Torgeson of Lake Mills is president of the Iowa District Y. P. L. L. Farmers Aid Evicted Tenant EMMETSBURG--Twenty P a l o Alto county farmers went Saturday to a farm near Emmetsburg where Jay Noonan, tenant, had been evict, ed three three weeks ago and aided Noonan in removing his sealed corn from the property. Magician at Hansell. HANSELL -- "LeRoy," magician and illusionist, appeared at the Hansell high school auditorium Thursday evening. WELCH IN RAGE FOR STATE POST Logan Lawyer Announces He Will Be Candidate for Attorney General. LOGAN, UP)-- William P. Welch, Logan attorney, S a t u r d a y announced that he would enter the June primary as candidate for the democratic nomination for attorney general. Welch was a candidate for congress if rom tbe seventh district in the democratic primary in June, 1932. A candidate was not selected and Welch was defeated by Otha D. Wearin at the district convention in Council Bluffs. Welch is a graduate of Creighton law school and has practiced law in Harrison county for 20 years. He has been Harrison county democratic chairman for many years. Several in Winneshiek Candidates for Offices DECORAH--A m o n g candidates who announced their intention of running for office are Eli Ellickson, member of the city police force, who will be the farm-labor candidate for county sheriff. The party hopes to put a full ticket in the field. L. B. Willis of the Decorah Furniture company, will be the republican candidate for coroner. The present coroner, Qrrie Iverson, who is serving his second term, will not be a candidate for re-election. Charles M. Langland, republican candidate for fourth district supervisor, has withdrawn from the race, due to his election as chairman of the county soil conservation committee. J. J. Hugos of Highland township, republican, will compete for the same office in this district. ... she knows the time of day .for downright goodness and taste... 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