The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 2, 1944 · Page 9
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 2, 1944
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3OLMR LAKE GLOBE-GAZETTE i DEADLINES' ». m. for A aod Adi p. m. for New* Fbane 2S» or 25» AND KGLO OFFICE 207 West Main St. CUor Lake Briefs Mr. and Sin. f. V. Walker and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kennedy left Wednesday lor Hot Springs, Ark., to spend a couple of weeks. Sweetheart Is good bread. Lt. Raymond FUtler, who has been at Carlyle Barracks, Pa., lor special medical officers' field training, is being transferred back to Camp Crowder, Mo., March 9, he writes'his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Fistler. He had mountain climbing field trips with details o£ helpers, gas mask tactics and many other types of training The Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce will meet for a 6:30 o'clock dinner and program session at Legion hall March 8, C. A. Pease, president, announces. O. B. Snueclns went Wednesday to Omaha, Nebr., to attend a 3 day session for, sales managers held by the Standard Chemical Mrs. A. I. Sondrol Dies of Injuries in Auto Accident Funeral to Be Sunday at 3 p. m. at Home in Clear Lake 26 Students William c Rate Honor Roll Listing Manufacturing place. company o£ that Mr. and Mrs. Ray Ebauch and family moved Wednesday from 313 N. Oak street to 114 S. Elm. Oakland club will hold an all day session at the Stanley Oredsen home March 9 with potluck dinner at noon. Members are to bring scissors and needles for sewing as the club quilt is to be tied. Jimmie Winterstein, 9 months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Winterstein, E. Main street, is ref r o m an attack of covering measles . Jimmie Kocourek, 13, son of Mrs. Gae Kocourek, 215 E. South street, is suffering with St. Vitus dance. He has been confined to his bed several weeks. Clear Lake--Mrs. A. I. Sondrol, 79, died early Thursday at her home, 301 Jefferson street, froni the effects of injuries received in an automobile accident last May 9. Her battle for health was valiant but a, week ago it became clear that she could not overcome the overwhelming obstacles and from that time on her immediate family wai in constant attendance at her bedside. Caroline Palmer Sondrol was born Nov. 29, 1864, in a lug cabin on the shores of West Okoboji. Spirit Lake, the Cirst child of Eber and Lydia Denny Palmer and one of the first white children born in Dickinson county. Roaming through the woods and riding over the prairies in child- lood developed in her close ob- ervation of and love for nature vhich later made her an ardent vorker for conservation. Mr. Palmer carried mail from Spirit Lake o Sioux City and his daughter often accompanied him on the ong trips, sitting on the saddle in front of him or bouncing over the prairie trails in a spring cart. Blinding snowstorms or swarms Clear Lake--Twenty-six Clear Lake--William C. Murphy, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Murphy, E. Division street, received his wings as a flying gunner corporal Tuesday at Las we^Tmed orHhe high Vegas, Nev having completed chool honor roll for tho first 6 the course Monday He expects veeks in the 2nd semester, Miss to teve a 10 day furlough and Catharyne Chambers, high school may visit his parents here Upon principal revealed Thursday. Of his return to Las Vegas he wil hese 4 were in "A." 4 in "B" and | get_a new Assignment. he remainder and B." Corporal Murphy " has been writes tha strenu Woman, 27, Becomes Secretary of Demo National Committee Washington, (IF)--The 27 year old wife of a wealthy Alabama umberman, Mrs. Dorothy Mcilroy Vredenburgh, Wednesday jecame the first woman ever to icld the post of secretary of the democratic national committee. Chairman Robert E. Hannegan announcing the appointment Tues day. said it was made "in rec ognition of the important par sion were Tom Joslyn, Ray Bieber I yegas,' and Veronica Latham, freshmen; David Graven, Jeanette Buck, Bett^ Burns, Lola Kimball and Bridie Ryan, sophomores; James I j us t got Jorgenrud and Donald Lomen, where juniors, and Virgina Able, Marcia f eet an( j ;t Ashland, Mary Lou Garth, Char- 1 g roull d " leta Harris. Peggy Heffner, Joan Jodan, Marjorie Pprtwood and Wanda Stanton. seniors. months. The me mes and, essential. Ice in La _ D Corporal Murphy write 'but we got the tailend o£ th RATS KILLING CALVES Niles, Cal., OI.PJ--Gordon B. aing, Alameda county agricul- ural commissioner, says rats have illed calves in several central California dairies. He says the ounty health department has dis- ributed a half-ton of poison grain 3 Alameda county areas during he past G months. storm at Los Angeles and the mountains are covered with snow, down from 'upstairs' is 10 below at 18,000 is 65 plus on the Luverne--Mrs. U. S. Grant in- viled to her home Monday afler- : B" division students were noon, 15 of her near neighbors Grace Corwin, Jeannine Render- and close friends, to help her I celebrate her 87th birthday anniversary. son and Beth Rice. 9th grade, and Roberta Furleigh, llth. which young democrats will as sume in the forthcoming cam paign." Mrs. Vredenburgh is nationa vice president and committee woman from Alabama in th young democratic clubs -fit Amer ica. As secretary she succeedei George E. Allen of Mississipp and Washington, who recently re signed. Visiting in Memphis when she received word of her appointment, the Mississippi-born party worker said she was thrilled "right down to my toes," and that she planned to leave for Chicago immediately to confer with Ambjose O'Connell, committee vice chair- Thurtday, March 3, I»*4 9 MASON CITV GLOBE-GAZETTE MADE IT TOO EASY Oakland, Cal., (U.PJ--Miss Alta Brown told police she hid five $100 Jills in the fingers of a glove and left it on her dresser. Then she Wfint to a show, leaving the key to her apartment under the doormat. When she returned, money and glove had disappeared. INCOME TAX Service Bureau 213 FIRST NATIONAL BANK BLDG. TELEPHONE 1026 THIEVES REPLACE DOOR Berkeley, Cal., (U.PJ--Police reported a pair of thieves patched jnd replaced a drugstore door which they had battered down .vhile carrying out a 250-pound safe containing $700 in negotiable paper. MEN! Be fiire to visit our FREE SCHICK SHAVER CLINIC Friday, March 3 Saturday, March 4 Take advantage of this exceptional opportunity to have your SCHICK SHAVER put In perfect condition. Oirrie Van Hess # 20 E. STATE i I Women Study Contributions of 2 Groups Auxiliary Women in Need of Material for Rehabilitation Work Clear lake--A request for do nations of material suitable fo carpetrags to be sewed by mem bers o£ the American Legion aux- ilary and sent to the Veterans' hospital in Des Moines for rehabilitation work of men there was voiced by the group following a session at Legion hall Wednesday evening. The soldiers weave the rags into rugs which are then sold, thus furnishing both exercise and a little income for the invalids. Donations may be left at either the A. B. Phillips or Earl Noll homes. · . . The evening was spent sewing on Red Cross kitbags. The auxiliary voted $10 to the Girl Scout council. The Clear Lake unit sponsors senior Girl Scout troop 2, directed by Mmes. N. B. Rice and Ralph Replogle. Refreshments were served by the community service committee, Mmes. T. G. Burns, Harlan Ott, R. A. Monaghen, H. E. Freeman and W. C. Carroll. The sewing circle is to meet March 31 and the auxiliary next on April 6. of locusts added an extra thrill . Clear Lake--What various re- occasionally. Once shelter was ligious and racial groups have con- taken in the wigwam of friendly tributed to the building of Ameri- Indians who gave the little girl a ca. was studied by women ot the pair of liny moccasins which her Congregational aid who met at own children later wore. When Clear Lake homes Wednesday aft- the Sioux went on the warpath ernoon. A pamphelt, By Different many hours were spent in the Boats," was used in explaining the - - ' many nationalities which have been assimilated into the body o American citizenry. Mrs. Charles Findson gave the lesson for group 1 at the home of Mrs. L. G. Stunkard._ Mrs. Ray Sandry is hostess April 5. Mrs. Arthur Pryor entertained group 2 and Mrs. M. A. Arneson gave the lesson Mrs. C. P. Beckett is the In 1883 Miss Palmer was mar- | nc xt hostess. Group 3 met at the home of Spirit Lake stockade. Spirit Lake and Cedar Rapids [ schools laid the foundation for her education which continued through life. She taught school 2 1 years in Dickinson county, walking several miles daily to enjoy the morning air and prairie sun- | rises and sunsets more fully. ried to Andrew Ivar. Sondrol, THIS IS A REMINDER TO SAVE AT TfiE IOWA SHOE BROKERAGE "It's a good habit to form" Mrs. \V. H. Bishop entertained group 5 and Mroes. Verne A Senior Girl Scouts Do Red Cross Work Clear Lake--Mrs. Homer Briar presented a Junior Red Cross project to members of Senior Girl Scout troops 2, 3, and 4 at the library clubroom Wednesday evening and some work was done. The next meeting is to be arranged. Brownies, directed by Miss ! Annie Baker and Mrs. Kenneth i Fistler, met at junior high after I school to study China. A story, "Little Apple and the Big, Black Pipe," by Dorothy Rowe was read | and also a magazine article. Patsy I Elsbury read a poem and a collec- | tion was taken to help Chinese Girl Scouts. Next week the Brownies will bring stories and poems about China and show Chinese souvenirs. merchant in Estherville. They Mrs. Fordo Lee and Mrs. T. G. moved to Clear Lake in 188G and Burns presented the lesson. Mrs. Mr. Sondrol was associated in I c. F. Crane entertains next. Miss business with John Halvorcison 2 Kate Choate gave the lesson for years before establishing the Son- group 4 which met at her home, drol company which existed until plans were made for the fellow- 1940. After Mr. Sondrol's death in s hip supper at the church March 1806, Mrs. Sondrol was active in g. Mrs. Hans Peterson is the next the business as long as health | hostess, permitted. For more than 50 years Mrs. Sondrol occupied the present Spindell and Ralph Heplogle were home, extending hospitality to 1 guests. Mrs. Spindell presented relatives and friends and opening the lesson. Mrs. C. C. Branson is it freely for club and church at- hostess in March, fairs. Five generations called it I Group 4 is in charge of all aid "home" for her parents lived with activities during March, her many years, her children and The Rev _ Thomas B. Collins first, grandchild were born there pastor suo k e O n the first group o and her great-grandchildren have words lrom t h o Cros3 "Father known and loved'it from infancy, -forgive them, for they know no During her life in Clear Lake what they d ,, for the Lenten se Mrs. Sondrol has labored for Us ries ses! : ions at th6 Methoclis welfare, lending influence and church Wednesday evening. Cir support to all worthy projects. cle 2 of the aid was jn c i larg , 0 Scenic beauty and civic improvement claimed much of her attention. It was due to her interest and effort that a sidewalk was first laid to the cemetery, water was piped through the grounds, the retaining wall built on the north and vines and s h r u b s planted in the parkway. Mrs. Sondro! labored hard for the State park and was one oC the largest donors toward it. During her regency of the D. A. R. the old camp mcetinir grounds were obtained as a D. A. R. park and the historic site thus preserved. She was one of the organizers of the Civic league. As chairman of the conservation committee her last project was development and improvement by native plantings of the disposal plant grounds and vacant areas in approaches to the city. the dinner. A session is held eac Wednesday evening during Lent Double C class members hole a short business session after th Lenten service and then a socia hour with games and refresh ments. The committee includec Mr. and Mrs. G. E- Punke, Mr. an Mrs. Glen Frank and Mmes. Ralph Tarr and Robert Miller. The next meeting is April 5. Clear Lake Council Grants Four Permits Clear Lake--W. F. Vernou was granted a class B beer permit and a cigar permit at a special session o£ the city council Wednesday evening. Roy Hammond received permission to move a building through the streets and John McBride to repair a building. i Clear Lake Calendar 1 Friday--W. R. C-iat I. O. O. F. * hall, 2 o'clock. O. N. O. club, Mrs. Hyle Lowman, 301 E. Main street. RUPTURE SHIELD-EXPERT, H. L. HOFFMANN of Minneapolis, Minnesota, will demonstrate, without charge, his "Rapture Shields" in Mason City, Iowa, at Hotel Hanford, on Monday, March 6, 1944 From 10 A. M. to 4 P. M. Please come early. Evenings by appointment. I have been supplying my shields to rupture sufferers in this territory for ten years and longer. I have fitted thousands of cases in the United States during this time. There are many of my satisfied customers rilht here in yonr community. CAUTION: It neglected, rupture may cause weakness. Backache, nervousness, stomach and gas pains. People having large ruptures, which have returned after surgical operations or injection treatments, are especially invited. "If you want it done right, don't experiment. See Hoffmann." If unable to see me at this time address: HOFFMANN'S SURGICAL APPLIANCE CO. 1U MASONIC TEMPI,! Mrs. Sondrol was a life member of the State Conservation society and a pioneer club woman. She was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's clubs for 30 years, serving on civil service reform, conservation and international relations committees and representing the federation at several biennials. Locally she was a charter member of the Progress club, Pythian Sisters and Daughters of the American Revolution. She was also a member of the Eastern Star and the S a r a t o g a club, the Browning society of Mason City and the L. B. U., pioneer society of Spirit Lake. She was a member of the Congregational church, her first interest outside the home, and worked in all its departments and attending regularly as long as health permitted. For 25 years she had charge of the communion service which she furnished entirely, as well as flowers for the pulpit each Friendly Garden Club Holds First Session; Other Groups Meet Clear Lake--Bulbs of various kinds were given members of the Friendly Garden club as prizes in a question and answer contest arranged by Mrs. Andre w She i mo, president, at the first session of the season at the home of Mrs. Clarence Prescott Wednesday. Mrs. Cora Hill was a guest. Plans for spring gardens were discussed* AIi-s. "Hans Johnson, Fertile, will be hostess April 5 and election of officers will be the main order of business. , Other clubs also met Wednesday. Plans for the annual banquet of the Lake Township Oweso club were made at a club session at the home o£ Mrs. Theodore Diercks. It will be at 7 o'colck Monday evening at Emery schoolhouse- Miss Laura Bishop and Mrs. Archie Olson were guests and Mrs. Georqe Long won the prize in a contest. Mrs. Elmer DeWitt will entertain March 22. Verses about spring were used to answer roll call by members of Linger Longer club at the home of Mrs. George Starkey. Mmes. R. S. Moore, Starkey, Ruben Fryer and Harvey Coe won prizes in games played. Mrs. Henry Van- Zuiik will be hostess March 1G and Sunday morning. Although a suffered for many ycars from neuritis, she led a life of activity, usefulness and interest which has been an inspiration to all who knew her. Surviving arc 2 brothers, Frank Palmer, Hot Springs, Ark., and Clyde P a l m e r of Tcxarkana, Texas; 2 sisters, Mrs. Waldo Wintersteen, Fremont, Nebr., and Mrs. P. D. Vincent of Texarkana, Texas; a son, T. E. Sondrol, and a daughter, Edith S. Naylor, both of Clear Lake; a grandson, Lt. T. E. Sondrol, Jr., Camp Stewart, Ga.; a granddaughter, Mrs. Edwin Gilfillan; and 2 great grandchildren, Carol Ann and Charles David Gilfillan of Clear Lake. Funeral services will be conducted at her home on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock by the Rev. Verne A. Spindell, pastor of the Congregational church. Burial will be in the Clear Lake cemetery under the direction of Robert Williams. Mmes. Starkey and Fryer will arrange a program. Miss Bessie Baker presented a lesson on the U. S. navy for Home Improvement club members at the home of Miss Esther Tesene. Mrs. Lyle Sutton was a guest. Mrs. E. E. Studyvin is hostess April 5, Stillman Tells Lions of Red Cross Drive Clear Lake--E. B. Stillman, chairman of the Red Cross campaign in Clear Lake spoke to the Lion's club at Legion hall Wednesday noon of the merits of the approaching drive. Harry Haven, assistant coach, showed the Red Cross sound movie. "At His Side." Aviation Cadet Wesley Robbins was a guest of Fred Martin. Seaman 2/C Jim Lane, former Lion's Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gaxetle carrier boy. EVERY PAIR IS A NATIONALLY ADVERTISED BRAND YOU SAVE TO 50% $3.95 $4.95 $5.85 Spend your stamp wisely now for shoes that will brighten your winter wardrobe and will wear well into Spring. New as tomorrow's headlines and designed to please. Ladies, we just received t h a t big stock of shoes you have been waiting for. Mam Fioor Shoe Dept. "a* ff te Prir. OUR BASEMENT STORE IS NOT ELABORATE"NO FANCY FIXTURES" -- BUT WE DO OFFER VALUES! ALL WOOL REVERSIBLE Finger-Tip COATS The all wool, all-purpose coat. It's in the short finger-tip length the juke-box crowd prefers. Railroad stitched and with deep flap pockets. Blue, Brown or Teal Little Boys' Long Sleeve TEE SHIRTS All Woo! Sleeveless SWEATERS We have the largest selection of men's sleeveless sweaters in town. All wools, brushed wools in all sizes. ; You Save 51 $ | xO Close Out! 387 Pairs LADIES' RAYON MESH HOSE Pr. Sizes 10 to 20 S. FEDERAL Jacket Clearance Formerly SI 2.95 - $Q85 Same in Boys' $6.95 Sizes 8 to 18 MASON CITY

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