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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, April 20, 1936
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8*, TEN. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 20 J| 1936 ROCKWELL VETS HIT APPOINTMENT Demand Reconsideration in Selection of Woman Over World War Veteran. ROCKWELL--Apopintment of a "person other than an ex.-service man" as Rockwell postmaster has stirred up a warm controversy in this community. An extended resolution calling for reconsideration was adopted Friday night by Gallagher post, No. 208, of the American Legion here. The controversy grows out of the recent appointment of Mrs. Marcella E. Roeder for the postmaster- ship. Tom Dolan, a we'll known World war veteran,, carried the backing of the local service men, republican as well as democratic, it is contended. Mrs. Claude Keenan was a third applicant for the position. Against Mason, Biennann. The Legion's resolution, directed against Larry Mason of Mason City, as county democratic chairman, and Fred Biennann of Decorah, as fourth district representative in congress, reads as follows: "Whereas, the members of the Gallagher post, No. 208, American Legion of Rockwell, Iowa, are familiar and acquainted with the circumstances of the appointment of the postmaster in Rockwell, Iowa, and, "Whereas, said post is well acquainted with the applicants for the appointment to the office of postmaster at Rockwell, Iowa, and, point to War Record. "Whereas, in fact and in truth one of the applicants who is a member of the Gallagher post, No. 208 American Legion, Rockwell, Iowa and who ranked very high in the examinations for said appointment and who bears the very highest qualifications necessary to the office and who also saw considerable service in the World war, and who hears an excellent reputation in this community and whose qualifications for the duties of said office can no; be questioned, and, "Whereas, contrary to 'the rec ommendations of the members o this Post and citizens of Rock-well Iowa, and contrary to the rules o civil service, and contrary to thi preference which should be given to an ex-service man in appointments made of such offices, and, "Whereas, recommendation for appointment of the postmaster OJ Rockwell, Iowa, has been made to a person other than an ex-service man by the chairman of the democratic party of Cerro Gordo county, Iowa, and also by the representative in congress of the fourth district of the state of Iowa, all of which was well known to the said parties who made the recommendation for appointment And, , Befer to Bonus Vote. "Whereas, the representative in congress of:the fourth district has openly been opposed and did vote against the granting of the ex-service, man of the adjusted service compensation. And, "Whereas, when the boys returned from the World war in 1919, the pol- itteians and the stay-at-homes promised that they would make up for all that the soldiers had suffered and lost and promised that they would never forget .that as long 1 as the American blood ran red; American hearts would remember the boys who had saved our ideals of democracy and freedom. "Now therefore, be it resolved, that the members of the Gallagher post, No. 208, American Legion Rockwell,. Iowa, being, assembled hereby acclaim themselves strictly opposed to the actions of the chairman of the democratic party o Cerro Gordo county, Iowa, and the representative in congress of the fourth district of the state of Iowa relative to the recommendation for appointment to the office of post master of Rockwell, Iowa, and in sist to them that an injustice has been done to an ex-service man o:" the World war. And, further, ' Reconsideration Is Urged. "Be it resolved that the said coun- . ty chairman of the democratic party and the fourth district representative of the state of Iowa, be notified that their recommendation should be reconsidered and that proper consideration should .be given to the ex-service man and appli cant for the appointment as postmaster of Rockwell, Iowa, And, further, "Be it resolved that because o: said injustice done to the ex-service man that each member of the Galla gher post, No. 208, American Leg ion, Rockwell, Iowa, be opposed to voting for them in the corning elec tion to hold any office in public And, further, "Be it resolved that a copy of thi resolution be mailed to every Amer ican Legion post in the fourth dis trict of the state of Iowa." H. B. McGaheran is listed a mover and E. D. Smith as seconder of the resolution. The copy bears the signature of A. T. Clarke as post commander and Anthony Scholl as post adjutant. Youth Who Changed Mind About Theft of Car Leams It Paid CEDAR RAPIDS, UP)--Gerhardt Treder, 18, of Chicago found it paid o abandon his idea of seeing the vest in another's car and give him- elf up to the police. Chicago police notified local au- horities that Henry-Rospett, owner f the car which Treder "borrowed" while washing it Friday, would come .ere for the machine and had no de- ire to prosecute the boy. Treder was released to return to Chicago and his job. He had walked nto the police station here Saturday morning and told officers to lock lim up because he had stolen a car n Chicago. He abandoned the automobile when it ran out of gas west if Cedar Rapids. FAVILLENOTTO RUN FOR SEN ATE orrrier Iowa Supreme Court Judge Will Stick to Law Practice. SIOUX CITY, (.T)--F. F| Faville, former Iowa supreme court justice, announced Monday he has decided against entering the race for the republican nomination for United States senator from Iowa. "Many friends throughout the state," he said, "urged me to become a candidate and the rumor baa persisted that I would do so. "But I have considered the situation from every angle, decided to continue practicing law and let the other republican candidates contest among themselves." DR.HAECKEROF HAMPTON DIES Town's Oldest Physician Ha Practiced Since 1895; Hold Rites. HAMPTON--Dr. .uewis E. Haeck er, 73, oldest physician in Hampton died Saturday night,after severa weeks' illness with heart disease He had practiced here since 1S95. Dr. Haecker came to Franklin county at the age of one year with ais parents from Wisconsin. Surviv- jig are two brothers^ E. D. o: Hampton and T. L. of St. Paul anc sister, Mrs. C. F. Johnston of heffield. His wife died 16 mouths ago. . Funeral services were held 'Monday . 'afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, the Rev. W. C. Cleworth, M. E. pastor officiating. GOODRICH HEADS IOWA JAYCEES Five From Mason City Back From Convention of Iowa Junior Chamber. Kenneth Goodrich'of Boone, for merly of Mason City, was electe president of the Iowa-State Junio Chamber of Commerce at the. con vention held Friday and Saturday a Davenport. Mr. Goodrich was sports editor on the Mason City Globe Gazette before moving to Boone where he is managing editor of th Boone News-Republican. Five from Mason City attende the convention. Official delegate were Fred Wagner, president of th local orgaiuzation; Bob Hirsch, 01 ver Deeney and Don Wieder. Thes four, who will make reports to th local Junior Chamber at a meetin at 6:30 o'clock Monday evening in Park Inn, were accompanied on th trip by Ernest Hill, who recent! moved here from Sigourney. At the convention, which dre 550 for the largest convention o the organization ever held in Iowa other officers elected were Charles Rueffel of Davenport. Thad Church ill of Sioux City, E. J. Van Nos trand of Newton and Howard Lyo of Des Moines, vice presidents Council Bluffs was selected as th next convention site. Fred Wagner of Mason City was chosen on the nominating commil tee at the convention. Growt among the various organizations o the state was reported. Plans for prgressive program of activities wa. announced by the new presiden who succeeds J. Warren Pattie c Marshalltown, formerly of Clea Lake. Subdistrict Farm-Labor Meeting Held in Algona ALGONA--Fred C. Wentz of Titonka, announced himself as a, candidate for sheriff of Kossuth county on the farmer-labor ticket at a sub- district meeting of the farmer-labor party held Saturday evening at Algona with County Chairman Fred Dutton, Ledyard, in charge. Irving Charleston, Forest City, a candidate for state representative from Winnebago county, outlined the farm- labor platform. Mrs. G. W..^Clark, Fort Dodge, candidate for congress in this district, gave her first campaign speech at this meeting. Another meeting will be held Thursday evening at Algona. Mrs. Chatman Funeral Is Conducted at Osag OSAGE--Funeral services wer held. Sunday afternoon at th Champion funeral home in charg of the Rev. Stiles Lessly of th Congregational church for Mr Frank Chatman, 65, who died sud denly at her home here Thursdaj Maggie Hill, the daughter of M and Mrs. John S. Hill was born March 14, 1871 in Floyd count Later she was married to Fran Chatman and they made their horn here the past 16 years. Survivin are her husband, a daughter, Mr Roy Richards and a brother, Georg Hill of Phoenix, Ariz. Former Resident Dies. GREENE--Mrs. Annie Kivell r ceived word Saturday that h brother, Herbert Morrill of Boulde Colo., died April 18. Mr. Morrill a former resident of Greene. Fire Destroys Another Keokuk Landmark Another brick house in Keokuk, one of the old landmarks, fell victim to fire when the Limburg home was discovered. (Iowa Daily Press Photo) Ruptured Appendix Is Cause of Henderson's Death at Lake Mi LAKE MILLS--Arthur Henderson, 39, son of Mrs. Helen Henderson, who lived east of town died Friday afternoon at the Kingland hospital, le was operated on. for ruptured ap- jendix and his condition was considered serious all the time. He is survived by his mother and several jrothers and sisters. "ormer Nashuan Succumbs at St. Petersburg Home HARLAN, UP) -- Adrian M. Shields, prominent as an athlete while a student at Nashua high school several years ago, died Sunday at his home in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was educated at the University of Iowa and at Georgetown. A sister, Mrs. Ralph Hays, lives lere. Succumbs in Canada. CLARKSVILLE -- Mrs. Isabelle Connolly received word of the death if her brother-in-law, Joseph Connolly, SO, at his home in Toronto, Canada. His second wife, Miss Mary lhaw, to whom he was married a. 'ew years ago, and a sister, Mrs. Sarah Cardwell of Billings, Mont., are his only near survivors. HARPER BECOMES SIMPSON HEAD Inaugural Features Include Educational Conference and Reception. . INDIANOLA, UP)--Simpson college inaugurated its new president Monday, Dr. Earl E. Harper, former president of Evansville college. Evansville, Ind., who succeeds Dr. John L. Hillmari, retiring, after 17 years as Simpson's chief executive. President Eugene A. Gilmore of the University of Iowa presided at an educational conference during the morning. Speakers were Dr. J. Hugh Jackson, dean of the graduate school of business at Leland Stanford university; Miss Agnes Samuelson. state superintendent of public instruction and president of the National Educators, association, and President H. M. Gage of Coe college, Cedar Rapids. Charge Is Given. Bishop Frederick D. Leete of the Omaha area of the Methodist church administered the charge to Dr. Harper during the inaugural in the afternoon. The new president then conferred honorary degrees of doctors of education upon Miss Samuelson, Dean J. A. Torbett of Evansville college and a degree of doctor of .music upon Dr. James Russell Houghton of Boston university. Herring Among Speakers. Following the inaugural, Dr. Har per and Dr. Hillman jointly held i reception in the administration building 1 . Gov. Clyde L. Herring was amonj the speakers at a noon luncheoi honoring the new and retiring presidents. Others were Dr. W. J. Davi son for the board of education o the Methodist church and Dr. H. C Bergstahler, president of Cornel college. 1 A service in tribute to Dr. Hill man's 17 years of service to the col lege was held Sunday night in th Methodist church. Dr. D. W. More house, president of Drake univer sity, spoke. Many Dead Fish Come to Top of Medium Lake EMMETSBURG--Hundreds o dead fish have come to the surfaci of Medium lake here the last few days, confirming fears of .loca sportsmen that many fish perishe' during the prolonged cold of las winter. M.any of the fish are carp but a few game fish are included in the heavy toll, and officials ex pressed the belief that other gam' fish died early in the winter ani sunk to the bottom of the lake. COONEY TO OPEN ELECTION DRIVE Files Papers for Attorney General; Nearly Over Recent Illness. DBS MOINES, OP) --Matt D. Cooney (D) of Dubuque, a memoer of the state parole board, has filed lis nomination papers for Iowa attorney general. Frank Carrell, also a parole board member, said Cooney is nearly recovered from a recent illness and would launch an active campaign for the nomination this week. Harold E. Davidson (R) of Clarinda also filed for attorney general while Thomas L. Outran (D) of Ottumwa filed for agriculture secretary. The following filed for congressional nominations: George E. Burdock (D), Oskaloosa,' fifth district; M. E. DWolf (R). Spencer, ninth district; Edward C. Eicher (D), Washington, first district, and Frank B. Hallagan (R), Des Moines, sixth district. The following filed for state representative: Republicans: Leo M. Penquite Colfax; Dean W. Peisen, Eldora; Stanley M. Thompson, Yale; John R. Gardner, Lisbon; Russell Smith Jr., Fairfield; A. C. Wisecarver Fairfield, and David A. Dancer, Lamoni. Democrats: Lloyd W. Zipsie, Lawler; Henry M. Hartman, Burlington- Tom J. McCabe, Mount Pleasant A. H. Baumhover, Carroll, and Charles G. Johnson, Marathon. The following filed for the state senate: Republicans: G. R. Hill, Clarion and M. A. Aasgaard, Lake Mills. Democrats: Winfred Mighell, Hoi- stein. 100 Fine for Algona Man Is Given; Other Cases Also Handled ALGONA--Albert Davis. Algona, appeared before Judge F. C. Davidson Friday on charges of illegal possession of intoxicating liquor and was fined 100 and costs amounting o nearly $35. If in six moiUhs time the fine is not paid, Davis must serve 90 days in jail. Earl Luks, Eagle Grove, who fin- shed serving his sentence at Algona on charges of writing checks without funds, was turned over to Sheriff Wilson of Wright county on Rites for Mrs. Leet, 78,HeldatWaverly OSAGE--Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at Waverlj in charge of the Rev. Frank Cour of the OsSLge Methodist church fo Mrs. Alice Leet, 78, who died late Friday night at the home of he daughter, Mrs. Roy Owen, with whom she made her home the pas 10 years. Surviving are two sons John of Waterloo and Tom of Manl: and four daughters, Mrs. Sadi Owen. Osage; May of St. Louis Mo.; Eva of Minneapolis, Minn., and Ruth of California. Burial was in the family lot at Waverly beside he husband. Leaves for Chicago. SHEFFIELD--Mrs. W. W. Brow, er left Saturday for Chicago to vis it her daughter, Mrs. Charles Bailey and Mrs. W. C. Reynolds and son Glen Brower. Her two grandchild sen, Charles and Joari Bailey, who have been spending the past montl here returned to their home with her.' charges of wile and child .desertion, there. Andrew Lauenthol, Luverne,. waived preliminary hearings before. Justice P. A. Danson Saturday on charges of' profanity. M. F. Brown and Will Hedrick of Fort Dodge filed the charges. The court dismissed the defendant and costs to be paid by the county. M. J. Weigand, Algona, waived preliminary hearing- before Mayor C. F. Spccht and was given a 15 day jail sentence, suspended on condition, that he pay the costs within a few days. · Will Build House. RAKE--Martin C. 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And they've got real flavor!" Smoking Camels Assists Digestion and Promotes Weil-Being When people are tired, worried, ot nervous, the flow of digestive fluids slows np. Science now recognizes that smoking Camels has a favorable influence in increasing the flow of these digestive fluids. Thus, there are sound, definite reasons why rumple add to the enjoyment of your meals. Camels,are supremely mild--never get on the nerves or tire your taste. Enjoy Camels as much as you like..* for their good cheer and "lift"... for their rare flavor! Camels set you right! FEEDS THOUSANDS daily. Miss Lenora Hinn, dietitian, says: "With me, it's always Camels! Smoking Camels stimulates digestion, causing increased flow of digestive fluids." \ TOBACCOS I. BtjraMJ Totaeco CompffiT, Wtatoa-SalHB, H. C. THE TERRACED MARINE DINING ROOM of the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago. Those who dine at leisure also appreciate Camels for their aid to digestion. "Good times and good tobacco go together," says Fred (left), mailred'hotel. "So many of DUE guests smoke Camels. They are immensely popular." CAMELS ll "" * i * i'' r ir i.i

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