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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, May 3, 1934
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MAY 3 !· 1934 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE SEVEN THREE NORTH IOWA MEN SUFFER INJURIES IN EXPLOSIONS VESTWEBER OF BELMOND HURT Gaffney Is Burned at New Hampton; Dows Resident in Dynamite Blast. EELMOND, May 3.--While attempting to- draw gasoline from a tank in a machine shed at his farm home 4 miles southeast of here Wednesday evening, Henry Vestweber, Jr., was badly burned on the arms and face when the fumes from a lighted kerosene lantern caused the ·tenk of gasoline to explode. The shed and a good barn was . burned. The Belmond fire department was called and directed efforts towards saving the house, a crib of scaled corn and other small buildings which were nearby. The fire, which spread rapidly, was intensely hot. Mr. Vestweber was taken to the Steele hospital here where his burns were treated. An estimate of loss was put at ?3,500 as considerable grain was also burned. Oil Stove Explodes, NEW HAMPTON, May 3.--Alfred Gaffney, 27, laborer, received serious burns on the face, hands and feet when a gasoline stove exploded in his home here late Wednesday night. The damage to the house was small. Injured by Dynamite. DOWS, May, 3.--Duane Bridges was injured on the face and eyes Tuesday when he failed to leave In time before a charge of dynamite exploded. He was helping blast rock on the John Gouldberg place and, thinking the blast was failing to go, he lingered, though Mr. Gouldberg called him to run. He was taken to the hospital at Hampton for treatment and though seriously hurt it is thought his eyesight will not be permanently impaired. Large Crowd at Plays in Rural School Near Manly MANLY, May 3.--Three one act plays were presented at the Danville No. 6 school four miles west of Manly. The plays were put on by the former students of the school and proceeds from the play will be used to buy needed material for the school. The teacher of the school, Elizabeth Skarshaug, acted as director for all of the plays. A large crowd was in attendance, some being unable to see the plays because of lack of standing room. H E R E A N D T H E R E Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota AUXILIARY FOR WRIGHT ELECTS Dr. Young Heard. ST ANSGAR--Dr. and Mrs. J. Arthur Young drove up from Cedar Falls Sunday and Dr. Young delivered the thank offering sermon at the M. E. church in the morning and in the afternoon be conducted a board meeting. Visitor from Molinc. LONEROCK--Mrs. Henry Dietzel of Moline, 111., is here for an extended visit with her aunt and family, the H. A. Wieners. Crowd at Band Benefit. MANLY--A benefit dance for the Manly school band was held at the Avalon ballroom Monday night and more than 560 was made. The money will be added to the fund on hand and will help pay expenses of the band at the Iowa City contest Thursday and Friday. Music for the occasion was furnished free of charge by the Chesterfield orchestra, Harold Field, being the director, and the use of the hall was donated by C. R. Field. The dance was sponsored by the mothers of players in the band. Attends Dental Convention. BUFFALO CENTER--Mr. and Mrs. Rollin Stienmentz left Tuesday for Cedar Rapids where he will attend a dental convention. From there they expect to go to Decorah to visit the Pat Grothaus family. From Strawberry Point. BUFFALO CENTER--Mr. and Mrs. V. H. Hamlett of Strawberry Point were week-end guests in the home of her parents, Mr. anil Mrs. J. 7 . Stenersen. Daughter Is Born. RAKE--A daughter was born to llr. and Mrs. Henry Olson Sunday. Mrs. Kcphart Hostess. ROCK FALS--Mrs. Evelyn Kephart was hostess to the Bridge club at her home on Monday evening with high score going to Mrs. Joyce French and lew to Levetta Edgar. Mrs. Sheets Hostess. HUTCHINS--Mrs. Emmet Sheets was hostess to the C. C. H. club Tuesday afternoon. Buried at Protivin. D E C O R A H--Funeral services were held yesterday for William Novak, 42, farmer of Sumner township. The services were held from the farm home and burial was made in the Catholic cemetery at Protivin. The deceased was a bachelor. Surprised on Birthday. GOODELL--Friends and neighbors surprised Mrs. William Heginger, on her birthday. SEEKS NOMINATION \f*^ -- ' ' V TJINSO is wonderful in washers, too. Mak- Jtv. ers of 40 famous washers recommend it. Gives rich, lasting suds--am in hardest water. Safe for colors--easy on hands. Like magic for dishwashing! Tested and approved L ~ Good Housekeeping Institute. SHELL KOCK, May 2.--N. W. McGee, superintendent of . schools at Shell Kock, is a candidate for the democratic^ nomination for state superintendent of public instruction. He was formerly superintendent at McGregor, Grand Meadow consolidated school at Washta and Tripoli. SURE-1 WANT YOU \ U HUSBAND TONIGHT I KNOW HOW TIRED YOU ALWAYS ARE AFTER SCRUBBING THE WASH EVERY PUT YOUR MIND AT EASE, FRANK. I WASH CLOTHES ,, A NEW, "NO-SCRUB WAY NOW NO WONDER YOU LOOK PRETTIER AND FRESHER TONIGHT YOU SEE, 1 READ IN THE PAPERS HOW RINSO SOAKS CLOTHES WHITER WITHOUT SCRUBBING, SO I DECIDED TO TRY IT- WELL, IT WORKED .LIKE A CHARM -NOT ONLY THAT, BUT RINSO OETS CLOTHES 4OR 5 SHADES WHITER. AND NOW THAT THE CLOTHES AREN'T SCRUBBED THEY'LL LAST 10R3 TIMES LONGER-WE'LL SAVE LOTS OF MONEY Uncovering From Injury. PLYMOUTH -- Harley U rbatch. whose leg was broken while playing ball, is recovering nicely at his home. Leaves for Chicago. GOODELL--Miss Beulah Hinckley left for Chicago after spending several days with her cousin, Miss Mayme White. From Chicago she will go to Torrington, Wyo., where she will visit her cousin, Mrs. Gordon Sherman, before returning, to her home at Portland, Ore. Go to Montana. WESLEY--Herman Nordman and a brother-in-law of Harcourt, have gone to Floyd, Mont., to attend the funeral of a brother, Richard. Teacher's Father HI. CORWITH--Miss Esther Ladwig, third grade teacher, was called to her home in Sumner Tuesday on account of the serious illness of her father. Mrs. James Muto is teaching during her absence. Visitor From Washington. CHAPIN--Mrs. John Ingham of Washington, Iowa, is here visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs. G. A, Mayer. Guests From Freeport. HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Greenfield of Freeport, 111., are spending a few days visiting at the Henry Lolling and August Naefke homes. May Save Other Eye. FENTON--Mrs. Henry Warner, Sr., was taken to Estherville to the hospital for treatment of ulcers of the eyes. She has lost the sight of one eye, hut physicians hope to save the other. She is also receiving treatment for diabetes. C. S. Warner, her son, had a small tumor removed from his eye this week. Return to University. ROWAN--Misses Maxine Sheldon and roommate, Arlene Stribe, came from Iowa City where they are going to the university to attend the senior play. Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Sheldon drove to Waterloo with them" where they entrained to return to their school duties. Gasoline Is Taken. WESLEY--At the J. F. Lorenz services station thieves Tuesday night took a quantity of gasoline. Mrs Gardner Hostess. OSAGE--Mrs. W. C. Gardner was hostess of the First Osage Naturalist club Wednesday with her daughter. Mrs. Linton Arsers, and ·Mrs H M. Nichols, assisting. A roll caU on nature subjects and a paper, "Summer Birds" by Mrs. L. E. Ross, constituted the program. Return From Sioux City. C O R W I T H -- T h e Rev. O. E. Scbaal and sou, Lawrence, accompanied by Dr. W. G. Muhleman of Algona, reXrned Wednesday from a two dav trip to Sioux City. Hostess to K, N. A. KENSETT--- Mrs. John Knudtson entertained the R. N. A. lodge at her home in south Kensett Tuesday afternoon. , . Return From Illinois. CHAPIN--Mr. and Mrs. C. A. LeVitt and Mr. and Mrs. Don Bender and sons returned Monday from a week-end visit with relatives at Warren and Galena. 111. Visits in Minneapolis. KANAWHA--Mrs. Pets Christiansen left Monday for Minneapolis to visit her parents. THE BIGGEST-SELLING PACKAGE SOAP IN AMERICA REFRIGERATORS Special Prices We have various makes--new and used. A number of styles and sizes for all families. Special prices to -please every purse. See these wonderful Refrigerator values. Ill With Pneumonia. WHEELERWOOD--Margaret Ann Vepking is seriously ill with bron- hial pneumonia. Irraa Maassen has Iso been ill and unable to teach her chool the last two days. Attend Kites in Grlnnell. DOUGHERTY--The William De- rereaux family went to Grinnell Tuesday to attend the funeral of a elative. Works at Koclt Rapids. HANSELL--Robert Hannah, son of James Hannah is at Rock Rapids vorking with a construction cora- any. Honored on Birthday. GOLDFIELU--Miss Tressa Rasmussen was hostess to the members of the Mrs. Mary Irwin Sunday school class at a luncheon in honor of her mother,. Mrs. F. A. Rasmussen, who observed her birthday. Posters are Made. FAULKNER--The Farm Bureau Women's club met Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. John Bonewltz. Posters of the year's project were made for Achievement day. ^Leaves for Davenport. LAKE MILLS--Mrs. M. J. MacAvoy left Thursday for her home in Davenport. Mrs. MacAvoy has been here since the death of her mother, Mrs. O. B. Jenson, and has assisted her father in disposing of some of the household goods. Mr. Jenson plans to remain here for a time and then will go to Davenport. Return From Ames. JOICE--Mrs. M. A. Evans and son, Donald, and Byron Aasland returned Tuesday from Ames where they have bean visiting- relatives and friends for the past week. Final Meeting Held. KANAWHA--The Kanawha Woman's club held its final meeting for this year in the form of a spring party at the home of Mrs. Knute Fosen. Bridge formed the entertainment. Suffers Crushed Finger. GARNER--Bobby, 6, son of Mrs. Paul Craven, may suffer the loss of lis index finger on the rig-ht hand as the result of the wind slamming :he door on it. The finger was bad- y crushed. Move to Elma. PROTIVIN--Mr. and Mrs. John Halechok and daughter, Ottilia and son, Joseph, moved to Elma where tie holds a position in the butcher shop. Taken to Iowa City. ROCKFORD--Kenneth Ikenberry, son of Glen Ikenberry, suffered a severe throat hemorrhage Tuesday and was taken to Iowa City hospi tal. His condition is critical. Activity Banquet Friday. LEDYARD--The Purple and Gold Activity association will have ita annual banquet at the school Friday night. All'the high school students who will get monograms in activities will be entertained. Dr. Day Weaker. DUMONT--Dr. H. E. Day, physician here for many years who has been critically ill for four weeks, is gradually growing weaker. Two nurses are in attendance. Visitor From Aurora. BELMOND--Mrs. L. E. Kohn of Aurora, Nebr.. is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Henry Polmateer. She came here from Livingston, Texas, where she spent the winter at the George Polmateer home. Daughter Is Born. WHITTEMORE--Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Haag are parents of a girl. Recovering at Hospital. COULTER--James Johnson who has been seriously ill in the hospital at Hampton is recovering from the major operation he underwent three weeks ago. Moving to Mason City. ROCKFORD--Mr. and Mrs. Leo Miller and daughter, Betty, will move to Mason City May 8. Their two daughters, Thelma and Shirley, and son. Billy, will remain here until the close of the school year. Mr. , Miller is employed by Armour and j company "with hqadquarters in Ma- j son City. · Retum to Minneapolis. WHITTEMORE--Mrs. Will Kehoe and SOD, Adslore. daughters, Inez and Mary Jane Gebhart and Gertrude Farrell, all of Minneapolis, visited a few days with, relatives and friends and returned home Monday. Goes to Nevada. DUMONT--Mrs. H. M. Tipsword, who has been ill since January with complications following the flu, went to the sanitarium at Nevada for special treatments. She was accompanied bv her husband, pastor of the United Brethren church. Daughter Is Born. BELMOND--An 8 pound girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Baron. Tuesday. Mr. Baron is manager of the local Stromberg hatchery. Leaves for Oklahoma. FERTILE--Mrs. Mary Stout received word from her daughter, Rachel, at Baiko, Okla., that her son-in-law had died. Homer Stout left immediately to attend the funeral. Honored on Anniversary. WHITTEMORE--Mr. and Mrs William Meyer entertained in honor of Mrs. Meyer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Gade. About 90 were present. It was Cades' fortieth wedding anniversary. They have a fam ily of 13 children. Mrs. Jacobson, Dows, Again Named Head at Session in Clarion. Four hundred courses will be offered at Iowa State college this summer. CLARION, May 3.--The Clarion post of the American Legion auxiliary entertained other units of the county at a pot-luck luncheon Tuesday. Forty-five women were present. Mrs. Clara Gullison of Dike, vice district committeewoman, was the principal speaker. Mrs. George L. Kyseth of Clarion gave two poems; Mrs. Glen Braden of Goldfield gave piano numbers and Mrs. McNaughtOti and Mrs. Potgeter of Eagle Grove also appeared on the program. The Dows group, which had the largest number attending the luncheon, was seated at an honor table decorated with spring flowers and lighted tapers. At the business eting, Mrs. Oscar Jacobson of YOUR IOWA An Interesting Fact Daily About tho State Vou Are Proud to Call Your Own! Dows wag re-elected president; Mrs. Keister, Sr., of Goldfield, will be county vice president: and Miss Nellie Akers of Dows will be secretary- treasurer. 240 CornSog Contracts Are Sent in From Wright CLARION, May 3.--Two hundred and forty-four early payment corn- hog contracts were sent to Washington, Wednesday, and the farmers will probably receive their checks within two weeks. Of the 1.921 contracts signed in the county, 1,077 remain to be sent later There are only 70 Wright county farmers, an average of 5 to each township, who are not corn-hog signers. There are 1,931 farmers in the county. 250 LEAGUERS TO MEET SUNDAY Hawkeye Federation to Hold Convention at Hampton; Program Given. HAMPTON. May 3.--About 250 Luther leaguers and friends are expected in Hampton Sunday when the Luther league of St. Paul's Lutheran church will entertain the Hawkeye Federation of Luther leagues. The convention will begin with a divine service at 10:30 in the assembly room of the high school. The local pastor, the Rev. Paul T. Meyer, will preach the sermon on "The True Soldier of the Cross." The church choir, under the direction of Miss Gladys Larson, will give special music. The young people will have a picnic dinner io the high school gymnasium. During the meal "pep" songs will be sung and H. En gelbrccht of Belmond, vice president of the International Luther league, will speak on the Lutheran Bible camp in Clear Lake the first week in August and will show pictures of the International convention held in Madison, Wis., last year. At 1:30 a short program will bo given in the assembly room of tho high school. A. E. Rankin. superintendent of Hampton schools and president-elect of the Hampton Rotary club, will give a greeting and Miss Leona Wenzel, president of tho Hampton league, will welcome the delegates and guests. The chief address will be given by H. Engcl- brecht. The business meeting will be in charge of the president of the Hawkeye Federation, Lawrence M. Lorenzcii of Rockwell. The other officers of the federation are: Miss Louise Bruns of Woden, vice president, and Miss Audrey Hcndricksen of Thornton, secretary and treasurer. Delegations are expected from Belmond, Britt, Lakota, Mason City, Rockwell, Sheffield, Thornton, Titonka, Woden and Dows. After the business session the various leagues will participate in a dart base-ball tournament. Again Standard gives you greater value, by providing FURNITURE STORE 212 South Federal Ave. Grades to Give I'lay. FERTILE, May 3.--The eight! grade play, "Be Yourself" will b given Friday night in the gyrn o the high school. The two leading roles are played by Dannie Sandci son and Phvlis Bruc. 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