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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 14

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FOURTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MAY 1 ·§ 1934 LOSSES FROM FIRES SHOWN ON MANY NORTH IOWA FARMS DROUGHT CAUSES QUICK SPREADING Special Precautions Urged by Firemen to Prevent Destruction. Reports received Tuesday from points in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota continued to indicate a large number of fires, particularly on farms. This widespread number of fires was attributed to no small degree to the lack of moisture, making everything extremely dry. Because of the danger of fires, firemen have pointed out that spe- ,cial precaution should be taken to prevent flames. High winds recently have also increased the potential damage which may result from fires. Fire Monday destroyed a barn, hoghouse and silo on the Ivan Riggs farm near Nashua, the Roy Edson farmhouse near New Hampton and two buildings in Mason City. Other losses included: Home, Barn Burns. STILSON, May 1.--Mr. and Mrs. Marcia Hunsley's home and barn Sunday afternoon burned to the ground. It was believed a spark from the chimney originated the fire. The Corwith fire team was called but with the high wind, the house was almost gone before it arrived. Sparks had been carried by the wind to a field on the W. W. Cooney farm whcih the firemen anc others put out. There was no in surance and nothing was saved ou of the house. Residence Is Destroyed. DECORAH, May 1.--The resi dence of Mrs. Ruby. Miller of Free port was burned to the ground Sat urday night in a fire of unknown origin, which also destroyed most o; the furnishings, with a few exceptions. Mrs. Miller was alone and asleep when the fire broke out. The house was insured. 700 Ohicks Destroyed. LYLE, Minn., May 1.--Fire which originated from an overheated kero- ssne brooder destroyed a brooder house and 700 seven weeks old leghorn chicks, at the O. R. Myclejord hatchery Saturday. The local fire department could not save the building and all effort was put forth to save the other buildings. A strong wind was blowing 1 and sparks flew a considerable distance. The damage was estimated at about S250 and no insurance was carried. Discovered by Passerby. GOODELL, May 1.--The local firemen and fire engine were called to the home of Mrs. Mary Dominey Monday to put out a fire in the brooder house. No one was at home when the fire was discovered by a fanner passing by on the highway. All other buildings were in danger owing to the high wind blowing directly at them from the fire. Barn Is Destroyed. KENSETT, May 1.--The barn or. one of the Chris -Dahl farms south west of Kensett which Mr. an Mrs. C. W. Linguist now occup burned to tlui ground Saturday. N livestock was lost but Mr. Linquis had just recently moved there an had all his farm tools and a new corn sheller in part of the barn His loss was about $100. The build ing was insured. Flames Are Checked. RICEVILLE, May 1. -- Fire which originated in the tall grass along the roadside southwest of Riceville threatened Sunday to destroy the buildings on the farm occupied b Mr. Siefkin. The Riceville fire department checked the fire before it reached the buildings although the department was not notified until after two hay stacks had been burned. Saved From Fire. OTRANTO, May 1.-- Fire of unknown origin threatened the buildings on the Allan Gordon truck farm north of town Monday forenoon. Telephone calls for help brought a large crowd of men who extinguished the flames and saved the buildings. ' · Cigaret Thought Origin. GARNER, May 1. -- A cigaret carried by a sparrow to the roof of the Gus Lade residence was thought to have originated the fire that caused some damage. The- Garner fire department was called out three times to extinguish fires the past week. Jerry Blair and family live in' the .Lade house on South Main street. JORGENSEIU8, ROCKWELL, DIES Farmer Survived by Wife, Three Daughters and One Son. H E R E A N D T H E R E Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota ROCKWELL, May 1.--John Jo gensen, 48, died at 1 o'clock Monda night at his farm home four mile southeast of Rockwell. He had bee in failing health for some time an suffered blood troubles and compli ations. Funeral services will be held the Lutheran church. Arrangement have not been completed. Surviving are his wife and three daughters and one son. The daugh ters are Mrs. Paul Jones, Sigrid and Norma and a son, Ernll, all of Rockwell. Mrs. Lucy Heyes Dies on Farm Near Lakotd LAKOTA, May 1.--Mrs. ' Lucj Heyes, living southeast of town died at her home Saturday after noon, after a few days' illness. He husband preceded her a few month ago. She leaves three sons and tw daughters. When I Visit there I Stay at the MORRISON ee afoe That's what many people like best about the Morrison. Everyone ii welcomed as a friend and treated as a guest--not fust a room number. The Morrison is equally famous as the home of the Terrace Garden and the historic Boston Oyster House, both of which have been redecorated in a way that makes them Chicago's. most distinctive restaurants. · In the Heart of the Loop · Bright, Inviting Rooms · Quick, Cheerful Service Reopening May 26 ... Even if you saw last year's Fair, there will be new surprises awaiting you this summer. Make your reservations now. IF YOU DRIVEI We wilt park your ear. Standard rates. No other dhargej. MORRJLS.OJN LEONARD HICKS Dintisr Visits In Sioux Falls. DOWS-- Mrs. H. M. Rummel and her mother, Mrs. Jennie Mulnix visited her sister In Sioux Falls, S. Dale., from Sunday until Tuesday of this week. Home From Hospital. BANCROFT-- Vera Mae Behnkendorf, 4^ daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Behnkendorf. left the Wobnke hospital Monday. Miss Sehnkendorf's right arm was caught in the wringer of the washing machine at her home and was badly bruised. Musical Program Given. CLARION-- Chapter FS of P. E. 0. entertained at a Mothers' day jarty Monday afternoon at the lome of Mrs. Charles Hansen. Fifty women were present to enjoy the musicale arranged by the program committee members, Mrs. C. H. Irowe and C. J. Nagle. Visit at Many Points. BURT-- Mrs. M. A. Dexter re- ;urned to her home here yesterday after spending a couple of months with relatives at Truman, Minn., Austin, Minn., Osage and Mason City. Anniversaries are Observed. LONEROCK-- The Emil Kraft amily drove to East Chain, Minn., iunday spending the day at the R. !. Borchardt home. The dinner was n honor of the Borchardt's son, Eu- ·ene, the Kraft's daughter, Ruth, nd Mrs. Chester Hoppe's brithdays ind the Kraft's and Borcbardt's ·edding anniversaries. l-iucile McGreevey Principal. LELAND -- Lucile McGreevey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. F. McGreevey, two miles west of Leland, has been employed as principal of the local school for next year, taking the place of Florence Rorvik who will go to Meservey. Two Anniversaries Observed. BANCROFT -- A family reunion was held at the Joe Johnson home Sunday. It was Mr. Johnson's sixty- second birthday and also the birthday of Mrs. John Badje of Buffalo ""enter, the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnson. Guests From Washington. MARBLE ROCK -- Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Horsfall of Spokane, Wash., and Fred Horsfall of Waterloo, spent Saturday with their niece, Mrs. Orie Lines and family. Guests From Missouri. ELMA -- Mrs. John Hyberger and 'anally, and Mr. and Mrs. George Evans and family are entertaining relatives who are here from Missouri, for the next few weeks. Visit In Ames. ROCK FALLS-- Miss Myrtle Krug and R. V. Wilkinson spent Sunday in Ames, Mr. Wilkinson going there on business and Miss Krug to visit Miss Margaret Dunkleberg, a former teacher in Rock Falls. Home From Hospital. HANLONTOWN-- Mrs. Clarence 3oel and infant daughter returned to the Marlow home after a two weeks' stay in Park hospital, Mason Suffers Broken Arm. CRYSTAL LAKE-- Robert Martin, 6, son of Oak Martin, fell from a horse Sunday and broke his arm above the elbow splintering the 3one which came through the flesh. Returns From Maynard. ST. ANSGAR-- Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Price 'and Tom Moon drove to Vtaynard Sunday to visit at the C. V. Carter home. Mr. Price and Tom returned home Sunday evening but Urs. Price will spend a week at the "larter home. Go to Rochester. BURT-- Mr. and Mrs. George L. 'ray went to Rochester, Minn., Sunday, where Mrs. Gray will go through the clinic. Suffers Crushed Finger. LAKOTA-- Denton Thaves, who s assisting his father J. Gus Thaves n the record office here, suffered a crushed finger Saturday when it was caught in a press. Arrives From Oregon. WESLEY-- Delmar Benner who :or the past 15 years has been located at Portland, Ore., employed at various mechanic positions, ar- ved here Sunday to make his home indefinitely with his mother and ather, Mr. and Mrs. George Benner. Are Parents of Son. OSAGE -- A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mork at Nissen lospital Sunday. Honored on Birthday. POPEJOY-- A family gathering was held at the Lloyd Kurd home unday in honor of the sixtieth irthday of Mrs. Kurd's mother, Mrs. Ed Alverson. Returns From St. Paul. MITCHELL-- Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Drake came Saturday to bring ome Mrs. Drake's mother, Mrs. itinnie Indra, who has spent the 'inter at their home at St. Paul. Hrey returned to their home Sun- ay. Guests From Fort Dodge. RUDD-- Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Ramsen, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ramsden Jid Mrs. Mamie Nelson's children f Fort Dodge visited at the E. E. iall home Sunday. Mrs. Nelson has een visiting at the Hall home for ome tune. Returns From Oshkosh. WODEN-- Bob Schiefelbein re- urned home Friday from Oshkosh, 'is., after a three weeks' visit with is mother and other relatives. Suffers Stroke of Paralysis. NEW HAMPTON-- Mrs. Margart Conley. aged mother of F. J. Cony, mayor of New Hampton, suf- red a paralytic stroke Saturday. er condition is considered serious YOUR IOWA An Interesting Fact Oally About the State You Are Proud to Call Vour Own! Of the appropriation made at the special session of the Iowa legislature, $50,000 has been set aside for a wide improvement program for Iowa's state parka Suffers Severe Stroke. LUVERNE--Mrs. Augusta Zweifel is in a serious condition following a stroke she suffered several days ago. Nominated at Caucus. CHAPIN--A republican caucus was held Friday evening at the C. E. Stonebraker implement store and the following nominated as follows: L. M. Crom and 'A. L. Rhutasel for trustees; T. B. Hamilton, clerk; Wayne Crawford, assessor; O. E. Gridley, justice of the peace; Donald Ruble, constable: C. A. Banker, central committeeman. Home From Relays. SWALEDALE--Donald Carr returned Sunday night from Des Moines where he attended the Drake relays. Guests From Fort Dodge. MESERVEY--George Sindlinger, daughter, Arlene, and son, Arnold, and Mrs. William Unverperth, all of Fort Dodge, visited at the William Prilipp, Sr., home Sunday. Mrs. Unverferth remained for a few days visit. Juniors Entertain Seniors. CARPENTER--The juniors entertained the seniors after a banquet with a show at Austin Friday evening. Returns to Sioux City. GOODELL--Mrs. R. F. Kernan returned to her home in Sioux City after visiting a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Griggs. . Visit at Ambor. ,MESERVEY-Mrs. Paul Hopkej and son, Lester, and Dr. and Mrs W. H. Finley drove to Amboy Minn., Sunday to visit relatives. Daughter Is Born. SWALEDALE--Mr. and Mrs Arthur Humberg, east of here, have a girl weighing % pounds, born April 28. Returns to Wiiuiebago. MESERVEY--Mrs. E. A. Yancke of Winnebago, Minn., visited her father, William Prilipp, Sr., last week, returning home Sunday. Home From Minneapolis. LYLE, -Minn--Miss Maryls HiJ- dreth is home from her work in Minneapolis to spend her spring vacation at the home of her mother Mrs. Ida Hildreth. Return From Prom. CHAPIN--Clarence Rhutasel, accompanied by Georgearl Strock of Sheffield were at Hazel Green, Wis., to attend the junior prom there. They returned home Friday morn, ing. Home From Hospital. SWALEDALE--Leste P e t e r s , 'the boy whose leg was broken in the ball tournament, returned home from the hospital. He was the second boj' of our team to suffer the same accident in less than two wesks. Visit at Guttenburg. MESERVEY--Mrs. Gerald Braga and son, Gary, are spending a couple of weeks with Mrs. Braga's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Purn- hage, at Guttenburg. Visiting: at WInthrop. CARPENTER--Vernon Sefert is visiting friends at Winthrop. V. Smisrud, St. Ansgar, is operating the service station during his absence. Go to Des Moines. LUVERNE--Supt. and Mrs. A. E*-ans drove to Des Moines to at:end the Drake relays Saturdaj'. Campaign for Highway Safety in Wright Is Started at Gathering CLARION, May i.--Representatives from Wright county towns met Friday night to hear F. J. Beans and Ed Murray of the state motor vehicle department in Des Moines discuss "Highway Safety." The meeting was sponsored by Roy E. Wilson, sheriff, of Wright county. At the close of the meeting Wilson appointed a committee to make the public "safety conscious" through publicity and informative meetings. Those on the committee are: C. B. Campbell, Clarion, chairman; Fred D. Fulton, Belmond; David Neilly, Dows; Jacob Knight. Eagle Grove; A. B. Clarion, Goldfield; - John Chandler, Gait; Joseph Patton, Rowan; James Middleton, Woolstock. Their work will begin May 6, - with national "Highway Safety week." ACTIVE AT 101 IOWANS INDORSE NATIONAL POLICY 9 of 11 Businessmen Urge Way of International Trade Revival. DES MOINES, May 1. UP)--A na- ional policy aimed at the revival of international trade today stood indorsed by nine of the 11 Iowa businessmen and educators who met here under direction of the commission of inquiry on national policy in international economic relations. President Robert M. Hutchins of he University of Chicago, who is hairman of the commission, presid- d at the meeting at which the pol- cy was indorsed yesterday. The two dissenting opinions were oiced by Milo Reno, president of Farm Holiday association, and 3arl Weeks, president of the Armand company of Des Moines. Discussing possible benefits to agriculture of trade abroad, Prof. E. | Mrs. Thomas Monahan, 101, Marquette, who is shown standing in front of her home, walks a mile and a half from her home to shop uptown three times every week and on every trip goes alone. "Gram," as she is called by the children, has traveled the seven seas. Born in County Gahvay, Ireland, in 1833, she vividly recalls the potato famine of 1847 when 1,000,000 p e r s o n s starved to death. (I. D. P. A. Photo). W. Schultz of Iowa State college said that the proposed solution was desirable in that it would permit fanners and export manufacturers to hold their foreign markets. FEDERATION TO MEET IN GREENE District Officials Are on Program to Be Given on Thursday. GREENE, May 1.--District officials will speak at the annual meeting of Federated Women's clubs of ' Butler county to be held in the Greene Presbyterian church Thurs-'-' day. Mrs. J. M. Wilson is county t chairman and Mrs. W. T. David- v son, secretary. (/' The morning program will include '"» community singing by Mrs. L. H. .: Davis with Mrs. M. B. Call as ac-'* companist, invocation by the Rev. . F. A. Munneke, reports by club v" presidents and committeewomen, , violin solos by Angela Shekleton ' with Margaret Dailey, accompanist ,' and address by Mrs. Carl Reed of Cresco, second vice president, I. F. · W. C. ' ; After lunch, Mrs. Shipton will )·. sing a solo with Mrs. Call as ac-\* companist, a play will be given by fa .he Allison Community club, Mrs. ' Call and Mrs. G. A. Carney will play i a piano and organ duet and Mrs. R. \ A. Santee of Cedar Falls, district di- · rector, will speak. Mrs, Ed Fleshner of Parkersburg will present a vio: in solo and Mrs. W. A. McClure of · :owa Falls will offer a reading. Busness and tea will conclude the ses- ', sion. ; Padlocks Broken in Theft of Corwith Gas CORWITH, May 1.--The Standard Oil company's bulk station here was broken into by thieves some- ime between Saturday night and Monday morning and around 200 gallons of gasoline taken. R. O. Danson, tank wagon driver, discov- red the theft Monday morning. 'ive padlocks were broken to gain ntrance to the tank. Sheriff E. P. Hanson is investigating the case. O ROUNDand FIRM and FULLrPACKED that's why you 7 // find Luckies do not dry out Luckies use the mildest tobaccos--for Luckies use only the clean center leaves --and these are the mildest leaves. They taste better. Then science plays its part in making these choice tobaccos truly kindtoyourthroat. "It'stoasted"--for throat protection. These mellow, fine- tasting tobaccos are cut into long, silky, full-bodied shreds and fully ·packed into every Lucky--so round, so firm, free from loose ends. That's why Luckies "keep in condition"-why you'll find that Luckies do not dry out, an important point to every smoker. You see, always in all-ways --Luckies are kind to your throat. (0 e C'S ,9V J3- 42! 2c; : ' 16 36 ·SH O'x Bil 24 ~t 17 US ed n- 111 ji- t's bf

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