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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 1945 9 Appointments to Iowa State College Staff Announced 2 PROMOTIONS ALSO DISCLOSED List Includes 2 New Extension Directors Ames--Nine appointments, 4 to the resident staff of Iowa State college, one to the Iowa agricultural experiment station staff and 4 in the Iowa agricultural extension service, were announced by Doctor Charles E. Friley, president of.Iowa State college. Two promotions also were disclosed. Appointments to the resident "staff include that of Doctor Howard L. Hamilton, now a medical research captain in the United States army. Hamilton will become assistant professor of zoology as soon as he is released from the array. He received his master's degree from the University of Iowa and his doctor's degree from Johns Hopkins University. Ralph L. Dewey, Washington, D. C., now principal economist in the .War Food Administration in charge of transportation, will become professor of 'agricultural economics at Iowa State college April L He is an authority on freight rates and was head of the division of transportation in the department of commerce before joining the WFA. · Doctor Gladys Stevenson; who has been professor of foods and nutrition at the University of California, Los Angeles, for 6 years, has been appointed research assistant professor o£ foods and nutrition. · Effective March 16, Doctor M. L Cushman will become assistant professor of vocational education. Formerly of the staff of Cornell university, Cushman now is training maintenance personnel at the Ford Willow Run plant near Detroit. Charles D. Reed, Des Moines, will join the Iowa agricultural experiment station staff as research professor in the agronomy section. Reed, now in charge of the United States Weather Bureau office in Des Moines and chief of the weather division of the state department of agriculture, will come to Iowa State college March 1. He will study weather conditions as they affect agricultural operations. Promoted are Doctor John D. Hyder to professor in the department of electrical engineering, where he is doing research work, and Dr. L. Meyer Jones to professor of veterinary pharmacology. Herbert B, Howell, Davenport, has been promoted from extension associate to extension assistant professor and is being transferred to the central agricultural economics staff of the: Iowa agricultural extension service. · . ' . A. P. Parsons, Creston, has been appointed assistant extension editor. Parsons for 16 years has been county extension director in Union county. Appointments of Cecil C. Car^ stens as county.extension director for Carrol] county and Kenneth B. Decker as county extension director for Jefferson county were approved. In peacetime, Liege was a leading industrial center of Belgium. How To Relieve Bronchitis · Creomulslon relieves nromptly because it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottte of Creomulsion with the understanding you must like the way it quickly allays the cough or you are to have your money back. CREOMULSION for Cooehs, Chest Colds, Bronchitis MARITAL MiXXJP--The former Miss Dorothy Jennings (above) is listed in marriage records as Mrs. Arnold Clinton, but she says she intended to become Mrs. Dale Howard. The mixup occurred, she said, when the license was issued' to Clinton in* stead of Howard when the former obtained it for Howard in Salem, Ark. The young woman's father of West -Plains, Mo., has filed "an annulment suit. LUVERNE YANK LISTED MISSING Luverne--Mrs. Martin Sweet received word that her husband Pvt. Sweet was action He had been stationed in Luxembourg in the last time she heard from him. She and her small daughter, Mary Lyle, recently came from Columbus, Ohio, to live with her parents for the duration. * Pvt. Sweet is 31 years old, was in headquarters division in Luxembourg and had been in Germany and Belgium. He was employed by the Ohio Finance Co., at Columbus, Ohio, before entering the service. LeRoy Bisdorf Dies of Parkinson Disease Ackler--Mr. and Mrs. Herman Miller of Ackley had word that their son-in-law, LeRoy Cecil Bisdorf, 38, of Waterloo, died Saturday at an Independence hospital where he had been a patient for the last 3 years. Born April 21, 1906, in Waterloo, son of Frank and Jennie Bisdorf, he was graduated from an East high school and following graduation, he attended -Western Union college at Le Mars for 3 years. He married Esther M. Miller of Ackley, Nov. 24, 1925. Surviving are his wife, one daughter, Betty Jean, 15, a son, Donald LeHoy, 13, now living at Minneapolis, his father at Waterloo, and one sister, Mrs. Elmer Trygg of Cedar Rapids. His mother died in"1924. The giraffe can live longer than a camel on a desert without water, run faster than a horse, and is voiceless. Banana oil is not made from bananas, but is a by-product of petroleum. IT FROM HIM FIRST NATIONAL BANK Yes--Those Savings are Important Part of the problem of home ownership is to secure a mortgage loan based on a sound atid economical plan for monthly payments that you can meet easily out of income. First National Bank offers a time tested program of that kind--one which provides substantial savings for the owner. INVESTMENT DEPARTMENT RITES TUESDAY FOR GUN VICTIM Dennis Hoitan Dies 5 pays After Mishap Joice-^Dennis Holtan, 20, who was accidentally wounded while itmting Jan. 7, died Friday at the Irish hospital in Forest City after remaining unconscious since his injury. ' He and Walter Johnson, a neigh- oor boy, were hunting on the John Heines farm near the Winnebago church when a shot fired from one.of the guns glanced from 3'rock, penetrating his head above the right eye and lodging in his brain. . · . . . . · He was taken to the. hospital at Forest City, where X-ray examinations revealed that the bullet had divided into 2 pieces after entering 'the brain. . 'Dennis is. the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hoitan, farming south of the Winnebago Lutheran church. He is survived by his parents, one sister, Eleanore,- married and a younger brother, Larry. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 p. m. at the Hanson funeral home in Forest City and at 2 p. m. at the Winnebago Lutheran church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The Rev. H. F. Huseth will officiate. FIRST NATIONAL BANK O F M A S O N C I T Y V E W B E 6 F D ' STUDY UNIFORM BUILDING CODE Conference to Be Held at Iowa State Jan. 24 Ames--Methods, to provide for safer and more sanitary construction of buildings used by the public in Iowa will be discused at Iowa State college in a building officials' conference called for Jan. 24. ' Announcement of the conference was made by Frank Kerekes, chairman · of the state building code central committee and professor in the civil engineer department at Iowa State college. Kerekes said the conference is sponsored jointly by the central committee and Iowa State college, with the Iowa engineering extension service co-operating. "The conference has been called because of a growing interest in good and economic construction and in the development of a uniform state-building code for Iowa. At present .the state has no- such code. Safety and health, requirements for buildings now are governed only by varying local requirements except in 19 Iowa cities 6£ more than 15,000 population where Iowa laws made it mandatory for each to set up its own building code," Kerekes states. Invitations to the conference have been extended to building commissioners * and inspectors, mayors, city managers, city engineers and plumbing and electric wiring inspectors in some 75 Iowa cities. The building code committee as well as members of the Iowa Engineering society, of Iowa Sections-of the American Institute of Architects and the American Society of Heating and Ventilating Engineers will be represented a1 the meeting. The state conference will open at 9 a. m. at the south ball room in Memorial Union. Sessions wil be held both morning and afternoon. A 5:45 p. m. dinner meeting will conclude the conference. Aged Kossuth Farmer Dies; Funeral Monday Algona--George Eden, Sr., farmer in Buffalo township -since before the town of Titonka was chartered, died at his home. Funeral services were to be helc Monday at the home at 1:30 p. m and at the Methodist church at 2 o'clock with the Rev. W. L. Patterson in charge. Burial was to be in Buffalo township cemetery. Mr. Eden, 75, \ was born on a farm near Ackley and came to Kossuth county in 1893 with his parents. In 1895 he bought a farm 4 miles southeast, of the present town of Titonka and lived there till 1937 when he moved to town. He was married in April, 1899^ to Anna Tjarks who died in 1904 and in June, 1908, he marriec Louise Sprick who with these children survive: Allen, Etta, .Bfc. George Eden, Jr., in the A. A. F. in France, Erwin and Lester. Titonka; Mrs. Ida McGregor, Swea City; Mrs. Ronald Ortman, Burt, and Lula at home. Loses Leg Broken 3 Times in 6 Years Nashua--Birds! e Robinson, it farmer and dairyman, near Plainfield, was operated upon Saturday at a hospital in Iowa City for the amputation of his leg. It wa broken 3 times in 6 years and ,, tumor had formed in the hip, the bone believed to be diseased. His wife a brother-in-law, Jesse Frost Mrs. Jake Sudol, Ted Ernwine Mrs. Floyd Robinson, and Henry Schmidt went from here Thursday, all donors of blood for transfusions. During the Civil war, the number of mowers manufactured to offset the enlisstment of farm labor more than tripled. HERE and THERE Nora Springs--Kay Nelson has moved from the Roy Fellows place west of town to the Charles Brentner farm northwest of Nora Springs. · Sexton--Cpl. George Beukema, Fort Knox, Ky., spent a short pass /with his mother, Mrs. Peal Beukema and family recently. Chester--Mrs. Arthur Zidlicky left for Little Rock, Ark., to^ be with her husband while he is in training at Camp J. T. Robinson near there. / Chester--Fritz Wagner of St. Paul came Friday for a short visit at the home of his nephew, Freddie Baldwin. Goodeli--Elaine Peterson of Chicago, Merle Peterson, seaman 1/c, who is being moved from San Francisco, CaL, to New York, and Harold Peterson, seaman 2/e, New York, are visiting their brother, Roland Peterson and sister, Mrs. Lauritz Peterson. Popejoy--Hrs. Raymond siagle, who became overcome from gas fumes from a washing machine Tuesday and was taken to .the Iowa Falls Municipal hospital, but was brought home. Her condition is satisfactory. Manly--Mrs. Mabel Hartzook and daughter, Jan, left for Des Moines where they will visit in the homes of R. N. Hartsook and Mrs; George Tjaden. She will also visit with her grandmother* at Webster City before returning. GoodeH--Otterbein ..Guild met in the Evenson home with Zelda Eimbrink' hostess. Janyce Nelson was given a going away gift. Irene Kester, Mrs. Spencer and Barbara Boiler received birthday gifts. Riceville--Lt. Arthur Gaffey writes his father, John Gaffey, that it was very hot Christmas day which he spent in New Guinea. Rock Falls--A group of friends and neighbors gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Garkowski Thursday evening for a surprise farewell party. Mr., and Mrs. Garkowski will soon leave for a farm near Mason City where Mr. Garkowski will be employed. Popejoy--Mrs. Franklin Petrie and son, Terry, returned home Saturday, after spending 6 weeks with' her parents, Mr., and Mrs. Joe Saunders, at Ogden. Garner--^William 'Harbison, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Harbison, passed his physical examination for entrance into the merchant marine and expects to be called to duty soon. He went to Minneapolis for his examination. Nora Sprtngsr-W. H. Meredith of Waterloo came to Nora Springs for' a visit with his sister, Mrs. W. H. Enfield. Mr, Meredith has been a conductor on the interurban railway between Waterloo and Cedar Rapids for the past 30 years, and retired on Jan. 1. Sexton---Fred Laymon, Burlington, visited a few days recently with his daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Gabrielson. Riceville--Mr. and Mrs. Tom Burke received a letter from their son, Francis, with the seabees on Admiralty Island. He has been with the seabees the last year, being in New Guinea part of the time. Kanawha--Mrs. B. E. Poundstone returned home after visiting her mother and sister at Fond du Lac, Wis. RicevUle-- Mr. and Mrs. Paul Marr received a letter from" their son, Lt. Merwin Marr, stating he had recently arrived in the Netherlands East Indies. He is a pilot in the air force. · Stilson--Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Zuehl entertained a group of relatives in honor of the 35th wedding anniversary of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Zuehl. Among the relatives present were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence De Waard of Corwith. Kudo--Mrs. Bud Miller has word from her husband, who is stationed at Camp Ord, CaL, that he is confined to with a serious case of tonsilitis. It wilj be a month before he is in condition to have his tonsils removed. Nora Springs--Mrs. Elsworth Fingalsen was taken to Mercy hospital in Mason City for an operation for appendicitis and complications. ' Belmond--\V. C. Tyrrell is in Des Moines attending the state legislature as representative from Wright county for his 2nd term- Mrs. Tyrrell joined him Friday. Ionia--Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Brown received word that their son, Edward, arrvied safely in the United States, and will soon be home on a furlough. He was seriously wounded in action in France and his mother received the purple heart for his bravery. Rndd--Word has been receivec here that Marvin Novak, who was Rudd's blacksmith before entering the service, was promoted to staff sergeant His mother, Mrs Pearl Novak now, lives at Cedar Rapids. Garner--Supt. and Mrs. H. L Bush of the Hancock county R. E A. are having as their guests, Mr and Mrs. H. L. Bush, Sr., of Hannibal, Mo. Kanawha--Mrs. Verlyn Friedow has gone to California to join her husband who is in the navy stationed at San Diego. Kanawha---Pfc. Jerome Kalvig writes his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kalvik, that he has arrived in England and has visited London and Plymouth. Bancroft--Raymond Merran arrived home' Sunday having received a medical discharge from the army. Raymond returned to the states Oct. 7 after serving 32 months overseas. Kensett--Mrs. E. G. Johnson visited her mother, Mrs. M. I. Martinson, at Lake Mills recently. Bristow--Miss Ardith Flanni- u n is ill with pneumonia at the lome of her parents northwest of town. Nora Springs--Doris Jean Severe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. -eRoy Severe, was brought home from the . Cedar Valley . hospital at Charles City, where she was taken. New Year's night for an emergency appendectomy. Belmond--Robert Tomson of the navy,.and Mrs. Tomson are visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alii in Tomson. Robert has been in service in English waters and has the purple heart. Riceville--Elmer Mosher returned from Chicago where he spent several weeks with his daughter, Miss Marine Mosher. auatt ha--Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Hanson of St. Louis, Mo.,, have been visiting in the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. arid Mrs. 'Abner Toftey and family. The Hanson (family were former Kanawha residents. , KIceville--John Gaffey received a letter 'from his son, Cpl. Paul Gaffey, stating he has been in the hospital at Westover, Mass.,, the past 2 weeks with cold and .complications: He is with the air force and' states bad weather has .retarded training. Dougherty--Mrs. Leo Holding is a patient in Mercy hospital, Mason City. Kensett--Mrs. OHne Cooper returned from Iowa City where she visited in the home of her son and daughter-in-law, .Mr. and Mrs. Leon Cooper. Bancroft--Mr; and Mrs. Harold Hamilton left Monday for For I Hueneme, Cal., where they will visit their son, Harold, seaman 1/c, who is stationed there. Orchard--T. E. Bennett, who lives on a farm near, here, suffered a light stroke Saturday anc is still confined to his bed. Last week Mr. Bennett was on the grand Jury at Charles City. Thornton--Cpl. Howard Long arrived from Little Hock, Ark., to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs Lorenzo Long, and other relatives here. · Bancroft-John and Joe Wesselman received word of the death of their uncle, Peter Dieckman at Beckemeyer, IIX FARMERS CO-OP HAS BEST YEAR Alta Vista Creamery Has Gross of $378,000 Alta Vista--Patrdns of the Alta fista Farmers Off-operative association met in Municipal hal! 'or their annual meeting. Clem itecker, president, was chairman of the meeting and Carl A. White, secretary. ; Balloting resulted in re-elec- ion of all incumbent directors. They are Clem Hecker, president; Albert Tenge, vice president; Will Joachim, secretary-treasurer; Alphonse Tillman, August Felder, ick Kolbet and Ernest Schulz. Buttermilk was sold at auction with Albert Blitz.-acting as auctioneer/It was sold for an average of-1% cents per gallon. The financial report read at the meeting showed that the past year was .the largest .in the institution's . history. Total business transacted was $378,607.21. During the year 809,940 pounds of butter were manufactured. Butterfat purchased totaled ' 652,005 pounds. The ' overrun was 24.22 per cent and the average price paid per. pound'of butterfat was 31 cents. Butter sold during the year totaled 810,056 pounds. O f . this patrons purchased 41,480 pounds and local sales aggregated 9,189 pounds. Acting secretary of the organization is Carl A. White, George Pross is buttermaker and manager, Herbert Lauck and Henry Ronni are assistants. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations · GARNER--Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Yohn will be hosts to the M T Bridge club at their home, Wednesday evening. ROCKWELL--Mrs. Pearl Me- Cauley will entertain the 500 club at her home Tuesday afternoon. NORA SPRINGS--There will te a special meeting of the Rebekah lodge "Thursday evening for the purpose of installing the new officers. R O C K W E L L--The Rockwell Women's club will meet Thursday IOWA FALLS--The annuaLpar- ish dinner for members of St Matthews Episcopal church was to be held Monday evening. NORA SPRINGS--The Music Mothers -will meet at the E. L. Snyder home Wednesday evening a 7:30. IOWA FALLS--The Forum discussion group will have a dinner meeting in the Princess banque room Tuesday evening. NORTHWOOD--Mrs. Leon S Barnes was to be hostess at the lo cat chapter of D. A. R. at her horn Monday evening. IOWA FALLS--Mrs. Marion Bragonier will be hostess to the Parchment club Tuesday evening NORA SPRINGS--A meeting of the Parent-Teachers' association will be held in the schoo: auditorium Tuesday evening. IOWA FALLS--Mrs. ' E l m e r Ringoen will entertain the Culture club at her home Thursday evening, ST. ANSGAR--The Garden club will meet Tuesday with Mrs. Al bert Peterson for a pot luck din ner at 12. IOWA FALLS--Mrs. F. N. Cole of Iowa Falls will be guest speaker at a meeting of the Alden Woman's club Tuesday evening HTJDD--The W. S. C. S. of t t Methodist church will meet in the social rooms of the church Thursday. CHESTER^-The ladies of the Lutheran church will serve their annual lutefish and meat ball supper in the church dining room Thursday. IOWA FALLS--T h e Unites Servjce Women will have work meetings in the assembly room of the city hall Tuesday and Wed nesday afternoons. ST. ANSGAR--The River View and the Knutson cemetery societies have united with the Firs Lutheran society. The following officers' were elected: President, Mrs. Otto Tesch; vice-president Mrs, William Groth; secretary Mrs Leon Thorson; treasurer, Mrs Carl Dahl. i DENTIST PRACTICE LIMITED T(T .PLATE WORK 18 FIRST ST tEDARRAPIDS SOUTH EAST DESMOINES MBSON CITY SIOUX CITY Given Medal for Courage, Skill in Air An Eighth Air Force Bomber Station, England -- Sgt. Merle I. Russell, 19, of Northwood, Iowa, lias been awarded the' air medal f o r "meritorious achievement, coolness, courage and skill" in aerial warfare. Sgt. Russell is waist gunner on a B-17 Flying Fortress participating in 8th air force bombing attacks on nazi war making installations. He is a member of the 34th bomb, group, a unit of the 3rd bombardment division, the division cited by' the president for its now historic England-Africa shuttle bombing of Messerschmitt aircraft plants at Regenburg, Germany. · Sgt. Russell is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Russell, 05 North Eighth street, Northwaod. Before entering the army air forces in September, 1943, the sergeant was employed as an auto mechanic by Morris Holstad in Northwood. Decorah Woman Seeks Divorce, Custody of 2 Children, Support Decorah--In a divorce petition filed Friday, Anita Odegaarc charges Earling Odegaard with cruel and inhuman treatment, asks the custody, of 2 minor children and $30 per month for their support. The petition states that they : were married June 9, 1939, at Rapid City, S. Dak.,'-and they separated recently. Economics Professor Takes News Position . Ames--Doctor Margaret G. Reid, professor of consumer economics at Iowa State college, resigned effective Monday to become head of the family economics division in the bureau of human nutrition and home economics, United States department of agriculture. That announcement was made by Doctor Charles E. Friley, president of Iowa State college. Miss Reid joined the staff of the department of economics at Iowa State college in .1930. She is the author of 3 books, "Economics of Household Production," "Consumers and the Market" and "Food for People," the latter published in 1943. During the 1943-44 school year Miss Reid was on leave of absence from the staff here to serve in the bureau of the budget in Washington, D. c. : Popejoy--A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Akers at the Hampton hospital Wednesday. AGED ORCHARD RESIDENT DIES Charles Fink Rites Will Be Held Monday Osage -- Funeral services were to be held at 1 p. m. Monday for Charles A. Fink, 70, at Champion's funeral home, in charge of the Rev; Stiles Lessly. Burial was to be in the Orchard cemetery. . Charles A. Fink was born 'July 6, a874, at Oneida, 111., son 'at Andrew W. and Henrietta Beadle Fink. He moved with his parents to Grundy county as a young boy, attended school there, grew to manhood and began farming. He was married Oct. 8, 1897, and lived oh a farm, coming to Mitchell county in 1912. They settled oh a farm east of Osage, then moved to the Orchard community,- and retired to Orchard 3 years ago. He served as president of the Orchard school board for many years. A stroke was the cause of death. Surviving are his wife a daughter, Mrs. M. C. Lockwood, Mason City; 4 sons, Milo, Edwin, Dale, and Charles Edward, near Orchard; 2 sisters, Mrs. A. J. Kline, Conrad, and Mrs.- Frank Hall, Hastings, Nebr., and 5 brothers, Harry, Clyde, and Ralph of the Conrad community, George, Chicago, and Gus, whereabouts unknown. Garner Resident for 44 Years Dies at Home Garner -- Funeral services for Alexander A. Ross were to be held at the Bohn funeral home Monday at , 1:30 p. m. with the Rev. E. F. Broberg, pastor of the Methodist church, in charge. Interment was to be in Memorial Park cemetery at Mason City. Alexander Ross was born Oct 31. 1871, in Glasgow, Scotland. He came to this country as a young man and on Oct. 25, 1900, he was united in marriage to Abbie Busick. He came to the Garner vicinity 44 years ago and lived on a farm near Garner He leaves his wife, 2 brothers Dr. W. G. Ross of Kempton, 111' and Walter of Garner, and as sister, Mrs. Sam Barr of Manhattan, fc I If you're waiting for a home telephone · · · you naturally wont to Know: how soon we con fill your order. iWe wish we could tell you but the 'fact is that it depends on these two things: The extent to which" present subscribers njcry decide to give up service, thus releasing centred office equipment, instruments, outside wires, etc. 1 2 The extent to which manufacturing facilities and manpower, new and released equipment, are available after the needs of war are met. i In many places where more central office equipment is required, the end of tile war will not end waiting lists. 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