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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 11, 1937
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FOUR MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 11 B| 1937 liu '] I I FA;RM PRODUCTS PRICE GAINS IN 3 YEARS 156 MILLION RECORDS EACH MONTH LISTED Receipts Reached High in December, 1,936, Says G. R. Davies. IOWA CITY, (ff)-Sale of farm products during /the last three years has shown an increase Vot $156,000,000 . and governmental payments have decreased about $15,000,000, a study o£ official U. S. department of agriculture figures disclosed. ' Prof. George JR. Davies of the .University oE Iowa business research -department tabulated a month-by-month r e c o r d from 1934 to 1936 to .show the Iowa agriculture's climb out of the' depression. "Receipts from sales of products and government payments has risen from 3420,126,000 in 1934 to 5561,431,000 in 1936, Davies reported. The .upward climb in receipts, starting in April, 1934, reached a high of $64,344,000 in December, 1936. The following table · shmys receipts from sales, government payments and totals for each year: 1934--$379,998,000; $40,128,000; $420,126,000. 1935--$440,810,000; $53,312,000; $494,122,000.- . , , . .. 1936--$535,003,000; $25,428,000; 5561,431,000. ' · - . , . Funeral Rites for Held at Lake Mills LAKE MILLS-^Irs. G. W. Wescott, 89, who 'died at her home here Tuesday night following i lingering illness,, w.a s ' b u r i.e c x Thursday. Mrs. Wescott was born in Norway March 18, 1848, firs settled in this country with her uncle, the late William Larson. . Later she left · for Belmond where she ran a millinery store for four years. She was married at Belmond to C. W. Wescott, April 10, 1877, and moved :to Lake Mills the same year where she continued in the millinery business for 25 years. Up' to a few years ago when she fractured her hipi she had been active. They celebrated their 'fifty-eighth .wedding anniversary last year. , . She: is survived by her husband and two sons, Harry and Will, both'of Lake Mills and three grandsons, Bates, Mahlon and ^Wentworth Wescott Funeral ser- .v"vjces,(Were held Thuisday at the · 'home and at.^he ; Salem -Lutheran r church vfifh theRey O. K. Sletten ·t in'chargef-lnfennent at the North 15 cemetery. " ' " ~ 3 Schools to Give Play. BRISTOW--One act plays at the opera house will Be given Friday, night by the following schools: "The' Neighbors," Greene; "Don't Be ;a. Goose," Clarksville; "Lady Be Brave," Bristow. The Scoundrel Cqlonef Lutman . . . a polished man - of - the- world . . . whose ingeniously fertile brain often went to work overtime evolving schemes whereby the transference of another's wealth to his own banking account . . . c o u l d be effected with minimum risk to himself. He was the downfall of ' THE MOUTHPIECE BY EDGAR WALLACE Beginning Thursday, March 18 in . ^ The Globe-Gazette :-: HERE AND THERE :- Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents North Iowa and Southern Minnesota in' Visitor Trom Illinois. CALMAB--Miss' Marjory Larion of Rockford, 111., arrived home 'or a few days' visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Larson. Submits to Operation. BRADFORD--Mrs. Ray Deimer was taken to the Ellsworth hospital at Iowa Falls where she underwent a major operation. Go to Rochester. WESLEY -- Guy M. Butts and :larence Ward left Tuesday for Rochester, Minn., where they went "or medical physical examination. Earl Hutchison of Algona, brother of Assistant Cashier John Hutchison, is assisting in the Exchange State bank during Cashier Butts' absence. Go to Des Moines. CORWITH--J. W. Duckett, Dr. C. ,Stull, Dr. P. E. Walley, Fay. 5cace and'William Wood drove to Des Moines Tuesday on a business trip and to attend the Joe Louis card that evening. , Patient in Hospital. Lake- Mills-^Mrs. Ole Kingland from Forest City is a medical patient at the Kingland hospital. Return From South Dakota. CALMAR--Mr. and Mrs. L. f. : Warigsncss and'Jess Ball relurned home Saturday night from a trip to Mitchell, S. Dak.; 1 . . : Reported Recovering. LTJVERNE--Mrs. George Watkinson of Cedar Falls is here helping to care for her'father, Fred Legler, who has been seriously ill the past month, but is now recovering, and is able to be propped u p i n bed. · . . , ' · Will Spend Several Days. WHITTEMOHE -- Otto Voight arrived in Whittembre Monday to spend several days with his father, Carl Voight, arid with other relatives arid friends. Mr. Voight is from Eagle Grove.. Attend R. E. A. Meeting-. MILLER -- Casper Panhoff and Roland Clement went to Ames Tuesday to attend a meeting of the R. ~E. A. school of instruction. Honored at Shower. LONEROCK--Mrs. H. J. Rice ntertained at a luncheon and miscellaneous shower in honor of Esther Godden. Fourteen former and present telephone ' operators were present. Marian Jensen,-Lucille Genrich and Doris Mae Blanchard served the lunch. Visitor From Dubuquc. LATIMER--Mrs. Nelson of Du- mque is visiting her sister 'and 'anuly,"^ Mr.-- and Mrs. Lawrence Fensen. , , f-_ i ,Trip to Marsh alltowit. '% ' POFEJOY--Mr. and Mrs. W. C. tfaulsby made a business trip to Marshalltown, Wednesday. Visitors From Rapids. CALMAR--Mrs. Jack Strellner and children of Cedar Rapids are guests of her mother, Mrs. Jim lebeska, and her sister, Mrs. feorge Buecheit, and family. At Wedding in Elma. RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Braham and son attended the marriage of Mrs. Btaham's niece, Miss Rosamond Hereid, and Joseph Arnold at Elma "Sunday. It was a church wedding. i Takes Position at Ames. ALEXANDER--Miss Marie Pals, who returned home from San Antonio,- Texas, where she has been visiting her niece, Mrs. C. W. Wilson, has accepted a job in one of the stores in Ames. Reinstatement Is Expected. EMMETSBURG--Thomas Cahill of St. Mai-y's academy at Em- mctsburg who was awarded first place unanimously in a parochial declamatory contest at Mallard last Friday and then disqualifkii because he spoke overtime, is expected to be reinstated this week, local school officials said Wednesday. Young Cahill was not notified that the specified time had elapsed when he was speaking. Celebrates 80th Birthday. LELAND--About 34 relatives gathered Monday at the 'Andrew Langfald home in honor of Mr. Langfald's' eightieth birthday. Mr. Langfold is-a,pioneer settler in this vicinity and is active and alert. Will Erect New Structure. IONIA--John Testroet, grocery and cafe operator here has purchased the two story frame building rtcross from the bank. 1 . The building is .being razed. Mr. Test- roet is planning on constructing a two story brick and tile building. The main floor being used for a cafe and the second floor a public hall. Suffers Fractured Hip. LIME SPRINGS--Mrs. Armstrong, an aged widow, living alone, fell and broke her hip. Tank Truck Fire Put Oul. EAGLE GROVE--At the DX oil station a fire was discovered in the tire of a tank truck owned by Walter Stearns. The origin of the fire was a mystery, as-no one was in tha truck or oil station at the time. Loss about $35 is covered by insurance. The damage-was confined to the one tire. Opens Insurance Agency. RICEVILLE--Mr. and Mrs, Franklin St. John have moved to Riceville from St. Paul, Minn., and are living in the R. T. St John residence on West Main street. Mr. St. John will open an insurance agency. Has 74lh Birthday. ALEXANDER--At the home 'of Ml-, and Mrs. Peter C. Bohlen 22 relatives and friends gathered Monday evening in honor of Mr! Bohlen's scventv-fourlh birthday. I-eaertie Party Held. ^GENEVA--Members of the Epworth league held a party in-the parlors-Monday evening. Wendel Appointed Alvcrn S. Wandel,; Bronson, was appointed to the state highway -commission to succeed O. J. Ditto of Slbley. (Iowa Daily Press Photo) Know Your State A Daily Fact About, loway A professional musician of California is the composer of the University of Iowa's new ^user song, "Jowa On To Victory,' in a contest sponsored by the alumni association. J. E. Kultti of Concord, Cal., wrote both words and music. FIRE DESTROYS FARMHOUSE Neighbors See Blaze and Carry Out Furniture on First Floor.' FOREST CITY--Fire Tuesday afternoon destroyed the, farm lome'on the Knute O. Helgespn farm located a, little over a mile northeast of Forest City. The family was not home at the time and neighbors who noticed the smoke coming from the house were able 'd save-most of the downstairs iurniture, but were unable to get nto the upper rooms because of :he smoke. The Forest City fire truck prevented the spread of the flames to other buildings. Hostess to 'Auxiliary. BHITT --The American Legion Auxiliary met Monday evening at he memorial hall. Hostesses were Mrs. Orvin Frledowv Miss. Anna Aageson, Mrs. H. E. Diselhorst and Miss Cora Bopthroyd. Close Produce Station'. BUHT -- Swift and Company mve closed the produce station at Hurt for the time being; at least. Visitor From Chicago. LATIMER--Mrs. John Yokel of Chicago arrived for an extended 'isit at the home of her parents, Hr. and Mrs. Edward Possehl, and also, to visit her grandfather, who has;been quite ill. Honored on Birthday. S W E A CITY -- Twenty-five riends and relatives enjoyed a social afternoon at the Mrs. Anna -.arson home on Tuesday, hbnor- ng her sister, Miss Selma Johnson, at a birthday party. Visitor From Detroit. CALMAR---Elmer Nesvili and a friend from Detroit, Mich., are :uests o£ his mother, ( Mrs. Nesvik. From Webster City. HUTCHINS -- Mr.-- and Mrs. Trank Rhinehardt and two daugh- :ers; of Webster City, visited here with Mr. lUiinehardt's cousin, Mrs. Glenn Smith. 4-H Group Gathers. LITTLE CEDAR -- The Merry Maids 4-H club met in the home economics room at the high school Miss Mai-ion Edwards, home demonstration agent, showed the making of quick breads. Gloria Decker and · Lorraine Hultman were appointed captains for an attendance contest. Honored on 70th Birthday. AREDALE--The Rev. and Mrs W. F. Brechei- were surprise! when Mr. Brecher's children came home to celebrate their father's seventieth birthday. John Fisher Dies in Greene; Funeral to Be Held on Friday GREENE--Funeral services foi John Fisher, aged 72, who died at his home on Fourth street southeast, Wednesday morning, will be held Friday afternoon at the local Lutheran church with the Rev. E A. Bischoff officiating. . Mr. Fischer was ill for the pas! several years and bedfast the pas six weeks. He came to America from his birthplace, Essen, Germany, when 1 but seven years of age. Surviving are his. wife, two daughters, Mrs., Harry Vahlsing Wellsburg and Mrs. Henry Hildebrand of. Marble Rock; one brother, Henry of Kensett and one sister, Mrs. William Bengs ol North Dakota. Mr. and Mrs. Fischer celebrated their ^golden wedding anniversary last' year. Fitzsimmons Horseshoe Is Owned by Forest Cityan One Time World Champ Is Known to Have Made .Lucky Charms. FOREST CITY -- This large norseshoe from the collection of ?ioneer and Indian relics owned Arlo Johnson of near Forest Sity, is, as far as he has been able to find out, the only one ever discovered with the name Bob Fitzsimmons stamped on it. It is hand made.and there are 47 stars stamped on it. The name, Sob Fitzsimmons, is stamped on it in an arc on eight different places. It weighs four pounds and is, 11 inches long and 9 inches wide. It is known that he made horseshoes of'this size and even larger. Some iiave been found in New York and New Jersey where he lived, having his former name, Ruby Robert, stamped oh them. Robert (Bob) Fitzsimmons was ' borri in Cornwall, England. He went to Australia where he* worked as a blacksmith for a good many years until he took up box- AULO JOHNSON weight championship until 1899. ' ' from 1897 Boy Tosses Kerosene Into Furnace; Suffers Severe Facial Burns, EMMETSBURG--Jack Laugh r lin, 5, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Laughlin here, was recovering Wednesday from severe facial burns received when he threw a quantify' of kerosene into the Laughlin furnace. The liquid was hurled onto a bed of live coals and the resultant flames shot out, burning the child's face. A cap he wore prevented his hair from igniting. Attracted by his screams, members of the household rescued him before other ' parts of ' his clothing caught fire. St. Ansgar Creamery Directors Renamed ST. ANSGAR--At the annual meeting of the creamery held Wednesday afternoon all of, the old officers were re-elected. The report of : a profitable year was distributed to those present. Tweedt New Manager of Theater in Manly MANLY--The Lido theater at 'Manly has changed management H. A. Anderson has turned the management of the show over to "Doc" Tweedt, who is leaving Kraus' store where he is employed now. Donald Duclas wil resume his old position there. Mr Anderson is building a new theater at St. Ansgar and will manage it. Neighbors Discover Fire in Dows House DOWS--At the L. E. Carter idence, fire started in the (upper story and was discovered by neighbors when smoke began pouring from the windows. Mrs. Sartcr had just 'left to do her morning shopping. The fire was put out by firemen before much damage was done. ADMiTSTHfFT OF THREE CARS Young Man-Is Held After Leaving Carpenter Oil Station. OSAGE, (UP)--John W. Griffin, 25, arrested at Osage late Wednesday after a Carpenter filling station owner 'reported a young man had bought gasoline and ,driven 'away without paying, confessed to police th'e theft of three automobiles. Griffin said he stole 'cars at Colfax and Sioux City and Shakopee, Minn. He said he lived at North English and that he has served two prison terms for auto theft. Local police said officers were coming for Griffin from Newton. MRS, TWEED OF FERTILE DIES Funeral to Be Saturday;" Husband, 10 Children Are Survivors. FERTILE^Mrs. Ole Tweed died at her home Wednesday. Funeral services will be" held Saturday at the Bethel church near Joice. -Me.;. Tweed leaves her husband and one son, Aimer, and nine daughters, Mrs. Amanda Amundson, Mrs. Threasa Roath, Mrs. AI- vina Brosdal, Mrs. Agnes Suby, Mrs. Frances Hall, Mrs. Thelan Elthon, and Feloi-a, Gladys and lona'May at home; her aged mother, .Mrs^ T. T. Kamsay and : two brothers, Oscar Ramsay and Theodore .Hamsay and two sisters, Mrs. Lavs Amundson and Mrs. Christ Rusley. , . Mrs. Tweed had been in failing health for more ilian two years. At one time she entered a hospital at Rochester, Minn. Suffers Tooth Infection. ROCKWELL--Miss Vivian McMonagle has been confined to her home for several "days with a serious tooth infection. '·: : Follow Vicks Plan far Better Control of Caldf When Colds THREATEN... VICKS VA-TRO r NOL Helps Prevent Many Colds \ 5 S I**. If a Cold STRIKES... VICKS VAPORUB , - Helps End a Cold Quick**; FulldttalU o/ite Pica is a Vtda Padaft 1 mimm«i.^.»:.i^-.....1-111 j.nim.j.i Noted Metropolitan Opera Star finds Luckies easy on her precious throat- Marjorie Lawrence says: Downtown Community Hall Is Favored in Nora Springs Vote NORA SPRINGS--At a meeting of the Commercial club Tuesday evening with several visitors present the building of a community house and gymnasium was discussed. A vote of those present on the location stood about two to one for having it downtown and the vote to build such a building by the town council instead of the school board was about the same ration. This is just a preliminary vote. Algoha Boy, Fatally Injured by Falling Farm Silo, Buried ALGONA -- Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the Merritt funeral home for Dwane Lowman, 4, who died at the Kossuth hospital here Tuesday after being crushed by a falling silo at the Brown's Woodside dairy farm south of town. The boy is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Lowman, a sister Byrenne, his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Sereid in Minnesota and his Grandmother Lowman. Burial was made in Emmetsburg, his former home. Will Go to DCS IMoincs. ' GARNER--Mrs. C. E. Barnes and Mrs. J. E. Tierney wili go ,to Des Moines Sunday .wh'ei'e. they will attend a state meeting -lor state highway safety council executives. "You must Iiave a big voice to sing Wagner. My favonterole of 'Brunne hilde* in Wagner's *Gotterdctmtner- ,-Hrig' is a very exacting one. Yet- when I am back inmy dressing room after 1 have finished singing, there is nothing I enjoy more than lighting up a Lucky. It is a light smoke-- so ' gentle-- so smooth-- that it does not irritate my throat in iheleasi. I agree with, the others at the Metropolitan that alight smoke is a wise choice." BRILLIANT SOPRANO OF THE METROPOLITAN OPERA COMPANY .n independent survey was made recently among professional men and women--lawyers, doctors,lecturers; scientists, etc. Of tnose who said they smoke cigarettes, more than87%stated they personally prefer a light smoke. Miss Lawrence verifies the wisdom of this preference, and so do other leading artists of the radio, stage, screen and opera. Their voices are their fortunes. That's why so many of them smoke Luckies. You, too, can have the throat protection of Luckies--a light smoke, free of cer* tain harsh irritants removed by the exclusive process "It's Toasted"* Luckies are gentle on the throat. THE FINEST TOBACCOS-"THE CREAM OF THE CROP" A Light Smoke "It's Toasted"--Your Throat Protection AGAINST mRlTATlQN-AGAINST COUGH Th. Aaerlua T L

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