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Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, January 16, 1943
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HERE and THERE Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 1943 3 WHEELERWOOD--Milton Alitz of Hollywood, Cal., is here visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Alitx, -and other relatives and friends. CLARKSVILLE -- T h e Butler county selective service board received a special call for two more men and named Jack Bronsema of Parkersburg and John Buss of Allison to answer the call. They re- poted Thursday for examination at the induction center. CORWITH--Eighteen members of the senior class enjoyed a bob sled ride Tuesday evening with Kenny Wagner's tractor furnishing the power. After the ride the seniors were invited to the American Legion hall where they had lunch with the junior class. NORA SPRINGS--Mr. and Mrs. Art Hofler had word this week from their son, Ward, who left here Jan. 5, in answer to a call to duty with the coast guard. Mr. Hofler, who enlisted in that branch of the service last September, is on the reserve list. HUTCH1NS--Miss Lila Madson is employed at present at the C. A. Goepel home, north o£ Britt. OSAGE--A deed has been recorded transferring five lots in block 25, located on North Eighth street between Pine and Poplar streets from Lola Penney Johnson and Henry W. Johnson to Stanley Dieterichs. The Dieterichs, at present, occupy the house on one of the lots. GREENE--Sidney S. Kinserahl has resigned his position as welder in a Seattle-Tacoma, Wash., shipbuilding corporation, and has arrived in Greene, where he will spend a few days with his mother, Mrs. Kinsedahl, before entering the United States service. ALGONA -- Clarence Mawdsley was operated on Wednesday morning at the Kossuth hospital . GARNER--Keith Moe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chet Moe, is spending a 14 day furlough with his parents and friends here at Garner. Keith is a member of fhe U. S. coast guard and has been stationed in the oast CRESCO -- Frank Lybbcrt, farmer northwest of Cresco, suffered a broken right ankle Thursday from being knocked down by a heifer while testing cattle and came to Cresco tor medical treatment. TITONKA--At the annual election of officers for the Immanuel Lutheran Ladies Aid the following were selected to service in the organization for 1943: Mrs. L u c i l l e Ostermann, president; Mrs. Emma Ostermann, vice president; Mrs. Louise Plans, treasurer; Mrs. Gertrude Buss, secretary; members of the flower committee are Jennie Holtorf, Ellen Loeschen and Anna Attig. BRUT--Miss Maxine Vincent, B. N., is visiting this week with her mother, Mrs. J. E. Vincent. She has enlisted as a Red Cross nurse with the U. S. armed forces. ALGONA--Miss Shirley Stephenson was operated on for appendicitis on Wednesday morning at the Kossuth hospital. Miss Stephenson is employed at the Ben Franklin store. TITONKA--Dale Higgins, who enlisted and was accepted as an air cadet last June and has been awaiting call, has received orders to report Saturday "at DCS Moincs. He will be sent later to Tennessee for training. , ALEXANDER -- Mrs, Francis Eddy, who has resigned as a teacher in the Alexander school, left Thursday io join her husband at Rockford. Til. GOLDFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Stoakcs of Traer visited at the J. B. Henry and H. E. Stoakcs homes on Tuesday and Wednes day. POPEJOY_Mrs. J. P. Hansoi, entered the Iowa Falls Municipal hospital Wednesday for treat rnent. GRAFTON--Fred Christians of St. Paul, Minn., is visiting at the home of his brother, Mr. and Mrs Charles Christians. GARNER--Group No 1 of the women of St. Boniface parish of which Mrs. Lloyd Anderson is chairman, met Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. Lee Swaney KANAWHA--Mrs. Jack Maddick went to DCS Moines Tuesday to be with her mother who is seriously ill. DECORAH -- Chan Baldwin manager of the By-Rite Grocery store, has resigned his position, and next Sunday he and Mrs. Baldwin will leave for Milwaukee Wis., where he will enter a defense plant. A new manager has not been appointed to date NEW HAMPTON--The Phythian Sisters have elected the following officers and installation was held Friday evening: Mrs. Van Wymore, past chief of temple; Mrs. Vera Swartz, most excellent chief; Mrs. Ora Borcherding, most excellent senior; Mrs. Gertrude Uglum, most excellent junior; Mrs. Nellie Pose, manager; Mrs. Loretta Blethen, mistress of records and correspondence; Mrs. Janet Morse, mistress of finance; Mrs. Clara Koehler, guard; Mrs! Margaret Boettcher, protector KANAWHA -- The American Legion auxiliary met in regular session at the I. O. O. F. hall Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Edith Schroeder was installed as secretary to fill the vacancy caused by the former secretary moving out of town. The members voted to hold a rummage sale to raise funds for the organization. BELMOND--The ladies aid of St. John's church gave a farewell party for Mrs. Clara Meyer on Wednesray. ST. ANSGAR--LnVerne Nightengale, who enlisted in the signal corps a few weeks ago, has completed his course and is at the home of his mother Mrs. Lauritz Hansen, awaiting his call into the service. GARNER--Mrs. J. C. Morrison was hostess to the Dorothy club at her home here Thursday afternoon. ALGON'A--The Women's Bible Class of the Congregational church met for a covered dish luncheon Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs, William Dehnert. BELMOND-Lieutenant Douglas Klemme is spending · a week furlough with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Ray Klemme, GARNER--Mrs. W. L. Baggs was acting hostess to the Wednesday Entre Nous Bridge club on the balcony of the Garner cafe here Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Bags acted as hostess for Mrs. Keith Pollock who is absent from the city. High score prize was awarded to Mrs. C. N. Housch and second high went to Mrs. Cecil Stille. OSAGE -- Victor Jorgenson left Thursday morning to serve on the petit jury at Dubuque. Ben Donsker is also in Dubuque serving on the federal grand jury. GARNER--Edgar W. Dorow, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Dorow now technical corporal in the f i n ' ance office of the army air forces bombadier school, has received and accepted a recommendation to attend a finance school for noncommissioned officers at Wake Forest, N. Car., operated in conjunction with Wake Forest college TITONKA -- Miss Audrey Brandt was honor guest at ; prenuptial miscellaneous showei held in the Lutheran church basement Wednesday evening, the Luther League giving the party Miss Brandt will be married Sunday. WODEN'--A follow-up meeting of co-educational workers for the women of the town of Woden was held at (he home economics room of the schoolhouse Friday afternoon. CRESCO-Joint installation of officers of Cresco lodge No. ISO A. F. A. M., and Cresco chapter No. 301, O. E. S., was held at the Masonic hall Friday evening following a picnic turkey supper Frances Farmer Is Observed; Petition on Insanity Filed ' HOLLYWOOD, tU.F -- Actress Frances Farmer, 2S, underwent observation in general hospital Saturday awaiting a hearing on an insanity petition filed at the request o£ her sister-in-law. Dr. Thomas Leonard, psychiatrist, described the tempestuous blond as "mentally ill, hyperemo- tional and dangerous to others and probably to herself." Leonard, who obtained her transfer from an isolation cell of county jail, reported she was suffering from a manic-depressive psychosis, "probably the forerunner of a definite dementia! praecox, or complete breakdown. A hearing was set for Wednesday. When the sister-in-law, Mrs Kuth Farmer of Glendale, visited her in the drab steel room of the jail, "to see if there :s anythin" you want," Miss Farmer snapped: "You know what I want. Get we to hell out of here!" Hampton Groups Hold Election of Officers H A M P T O N -- A t the annual meeting of the Congregational church the following officers were elected: deacon, L. R. Krusemark\ trustees, Gail Henderson and J A Mallory; clerk, L. H. Davis; treasurer, D. D. Bramwell; ushers Nels Malm, A. J. Hobson, J. L. Simonsen. Howard McCord, Earl Branan. Church school superintendent Mrs. Kenneth Birdsall; assistant, Eugene Pearson; music committee' Mrs. Arthur Oliphant, Mrs. Bruce McDowell, Mrs. H. T. Boehmler, E. E. Butler and Donald Slarner. Ladies' aid officers are: President. Mrs. Eugene Pearson: vice president. Mrs. Vern Bonsall; secretary. Mrs. C. C. VanHorn; treasurer, Mrs. L. H. Davis. Pilgrim Fellowship officers are: President. Margery Humphreys- vice president, Donald Starner- secretary, Jean Swart?.; assistant Barbara Branan; treasurer, Richard Boehmler; advisers. M i s s Helen Churchouse and Miss Elizabeth Jean Beggs. So You Want to Go to the Movies-* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Lime Springs Sergeant Is 5th to Die From Automobile Accident DOUGLAS, Ariz., (#-- Sgt. Robert H. Morris of Lime Springs, Iowa, died Friday, the fifth victim of an automobile accident Wednesday. Morris was connected with the Douglas air base. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. New Mexico to Observe Birthday of MacArthur SANTA FE. N. Mex.. (/P)_Jan. 26, the birthday of Gen. Douglas MacArthur, will be observed as MacArthur day in New Mexico. SOLDIERING IS TOUGH ST. ANSGAR--Sgt. Keith Roll, son of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas O Roll, is in the hospital at Fort Riley, Kans., suffering from a back injury sustained in a tank drill. Their other son, Douglas stationed at Lowcry Field, Colo., is in the hospital with the measles. lickenlooper Says iis Office Accessible o Any Witb Business DES MOINES, (/P)-At his first sl " p '£! in "^"" m b c f I ? f sl "e ne « , ,. i with 80. South Franklin countv press conference following Ins j was second with 66 signers and GENE TIERNEY AND PRESTON FOSTER IN 20TII CENTURY- THE NATION'S TOP SINGING TRIO, THE ANDREWS SIS- Fox's epic drama of our heroes of the future, "Thunder Birds," with ters, and the No. 1 dance band, Harry James and his orchestra, in J°h" Sutton, is co-featured with "Moonlight in Havana" at the "Private Buckeroo," now showing at the State theater. Lake theater, TM " · Clear Lake. I f STALWART RICHARD DENNING PROTECTS FKIGHT- ened Dorothy Lamour from the junsle's dancers, in the technicolor picture; "Beyond the Blue Horizon," booked through Monday at the Strand. ANN SOTHERN, IN THE TITLE ROLE OF THE PICTURE "Panama Hattie," is surrounded by the funsters, Refl Skclton. Racs Ragland and Ben Blue, at the Cecil theater. Kesley Girl Killed | When Car Skids Into Ditch and Hits Pole PAQKERSBURG, tfP) -- Miss Marjorie Johnson, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Remko Johnson, living near Kesley, was killed Friday ivhen the automobile in which she was riding with a soldier home on furlough, skidded off Highway 20 at the edge of town, hit a telephone pole and overturned. Her companion, Sgt. William Card, of Parkersburg, suffered only cuts and bruises. Marjorie leaves her parents, three brothers and three sisters. Funeral services will be Monday at the Methodist church in New Hartford. LOU COSTELLO AND BUD ABBOTT IN UNIVERSAL'S PIC- turesquc comedy production, "One Night in the Tropics," now showing at the Fatace. Movie By MAGLOPII Tropical Trips Are Offered in Film Bookings What could be more appropriate than a trip to the tropics, particularly at this juncture, with not even a January thaw in sight? Your movie entertainment for the weekend provides .a little diversion from blizzards with "Panama Hattie," "One Night in the Tropics" and "Beyond the Blue Horizon." "Panama Haltie" at the Cecil theater is a film version of a musical c o m e d y which kept Broadway bright for many months. MOVIE MENU CECIL--"Panama Hattie." PALACE;--"One NS^M in the Tropics" and "Eyes in the Night." STRAND--"Beyond the Blue Horison" and "Pierre of the Plains." STATE--"Private Buckaroo" and "Joan of Paris." L A K E -- ( C l e a r Lake)--"Beyond the Blue Horizon" and "Pierre of the Plains." Ann "Masie" Sothcrn and Red Skelton arc the stars of the show which features Cole Porter music. Others in the cast arc Rags Ragland, Marsha Hunt. Ben Blue, Virginia O'Brien, Alan Mobrny. Dan Dailey, Jr.. Lena Hornc, the Berry brothers, Jackie Horner and Carl Esmond. Palace theater offers Jerome Kern music via "One Night in the Tropics" with Abbott and Costello providing the fun and Allan Jones and Peggy Moran, the singing. Nancy Kelly, Mary Boland, William Frawlcy, Robert Cummings and Leo Carillo are in the cnsf. "Eyes in the Night," the other Palace attraction, brings back Ann Harding to the screen after a five year absence. It is a mystery drama with Edward Arnold play- ing a blind detective. Donna Reed and Reginald Denny, Allen Jenkins, Horace McNally and Friday, a seeing eye dog, are also in the cast. At .the Strand theater i 5 "Beyond the Blue Horizon" in which Dorothy Lamour and Richard Denning do some technicolor cavorting and "Pierre of the Plains," a Northwest Mounted Police story with Joan Carroll and Ruth Hussey in the cast. State theater offers "Joan of Paris" which provides an opportunity to renew acquaintance with the screen's new romantic find, Paul Henried. Michele Morgan is Joan in this story about Paris under the gestapo. The Andrews sisters warble in "Private Bucknroo," co-feature, with Harry James and bis orchestra providing swing tunes. Clear Lake's theater has a double bill combining "Thunderbirds" and "Moonlight in Havana," the former about the aviation cadets in Arizona with Preston Foster, John Sutton, Jack Holt and Gene Tierney in the cast, and the latter a tuneful affair starring Allan Jones and Jane Frazec. Meighan to Be Tried in Waterloo Court on Drunk Driving Charge DUBUQUE, OTj--The federal grand iury returned a "no bill" Friday in the case of LcRoy Mci- Marines to Step Out of Role; Blow Bagpipes BELFAST, (P) -- The United States marines pride themselves in always beinc first--and perhaps this is another to add to their score. They are going to form a big- pipe bant!. Capt. Van I-cer K i r k m n n , commandant of the U. S. nnval operating base nt Londonderry, was st impressed by a local home guard bagpipe band in a parade- in which the marines marched that he announced the Americans would form one. The search is now under way for the necessary bagpipes. Death and Taxes Catch Up to Detroit Man DETROIT, (UK -- Death and taxes caught up with George A. Todd Friday. Tocid, a 60 year old widower and automobile plant mechanic, walked into the federal building, paid his 1942 income tax and slumped to the floor--dead from a heart attack SAT. - SUN. - MON. Mason City's Bicgest Program for Small Prices RICHARD DENMNG -- AND --· M i R h t y Story nf Great Northwest "PIERRE OF THE PLAINS" Rath flukey - John Carroll ALSO SF.H1AI* AND NE5VS LATE SHOW SAT. NITE Sun. Mai. Eve. 21c, plus tax Tucs. - Wed. Only BENNY F » C O ALLEN NEIGHBOR .UK tarn- wwtsru I ATso "Under AKC,'' A. Baxter comprising part? of Hardin and Franklin counties, the required 4.000 acres was signed in advance of the deadline, Jan. i5. Three hundred and forty-six fanners in this vicinity will raise the required crop. Hardin township led in the number of signers .. _ . signers nauguraiion, Gov. Bourke B. i Buckeye township with 57. Tho Hickenlooper said Friday his of- atreago ranged from four and one- ice will be "freely accessible to -my citizen who ha.s business with he state or comes to visit the of- ice." "There will be no policy of open or closed doors, either. The o f f i c e will be run to discharge the business of the si ate," he added. Hickenlooper said his first meeting with the slate executive council will be oMnday morning. "It's entirely up to the council, but so far as I am concerned, council meetings should be open to the press," the governor said. Relalive to appoinlments, he said, "there is no reason for any numerous or widespread dismissals or charges among the em- ployes." » Farmers of Iowa Falls Community Sign for 4,000 Acres of Hemp IOWA FALLS--In the canvass for hemp acreage in this district, DANCE at RIVERSIDE BARN DANCE 725 North Kentucky Saturday, January 16 Music by HAZEL and Her Band Admission 30c, Tax Inct. half to 43 acres. The next step in this undertaking will be the selection of a sita for the hemp mill which is to be erected in tiie s'icinily of, Iowa Falls. hen. Meighan was charged will bstructing a railroad right o near Cedar Falls with his an bile on Dec. 24 shortly befor a. troop train was due. Meighan will be turned over t the state for prosecution. Infor mation charging Meighan wit driving while intoxicated is on file in Waterloo municipal court. JOE BEDNAR DIES MANLY -- Joe Bednar passed away at his farm home north of Manly Thursday evening at 10:30 p. m. Mr. Bednar had been in poor health for the past year. DANCE TONITE LYNN KERNS AND THE POPULAR RHYTHM CLUB · SWING OUT TO THE STEPPING TONE MUSIC OF Lee Williams, Sun. RIDE THE BUS I.ATE ItUS AFTER IIAN'CK E V E R V WEI)., mi., SAT., SUN. NOW SHOWING TWO SMASH HITS A.W.O.L. FOR FUN! S\ Melody and i -- mirth blend for your pleasure! DANCE at the AVALON BALLROOM Manly, Iowa Saturday, Jan. IB THE SCANDINAVIAN ACCORDION BAND Admission 35c, Tax Incl. Ends Saturday "CALLING DR. G1LLESPIE" "PHANTOM PLAINSMEN" SUNDAY - MONDAY "SEA RAIDERS" JUKE BOX JAMBOREE' Cartoon and News Mai. I7c - Eve. 21c - Plus Tax PALACE NOW SHOWING TWO SMASH HITS For New Low Prices Mat. 2Ic - Eve. 30c Plus Tax Radio's Comedy Sensations! BUD LOU MBOTM3STE110 'One Night in the Tropics" ALLAN JONES NANCY KELLY Robert Cummines Mary Boland - Leo Carrillo \Vm. Frawlcy - Peggy Moran -- PLUS BIG CO-HIT -STARTLING AS A SCREAM.' LATE SHOW EVERY SATURDAY NITE 2nd Feature Allan Jones . 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