The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on April 29, 1936 · Page 3
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April 29, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 29 · 1936 FOURTH DISTRICT VETS TO GATHER More Than 1,000 Expected at New Hampton When Legion Meets. NEW HAMPTON--More than 1,000 members of tfae^ American Legion from the fourth district are expected to attend the annual convention here Wednesday, May 6, according to Joseph E. Smith; general chairman in charge of local arrangements. Others on the committee are R. P. Blankenheim, J.- G. Schueth, W. J. Gleason, J. p. Rigler, E. J. Maurer, F. J. Moore and Charles Brandt. . The women of the Lutheran church will serve a banquet. After an address of welcome by V. S. White, mayor of New Hampton reports by the members of the district directors will be made as follows: Americanism, J. F. Chrigten- son, Charles City; highway safety, E. F. Felder, Guttenburg; junior baseball, L. L. Raymond, Mason City; graves registration, G. G. Yoran, Manchester; employment and refief, Frank reeling, Waukon; legislative, V. S. White, New Hampton; publicity, Ralph Ferris, Independence; marksmanship, William Tate, Manly; education of war orphans, Ernest Nicholson, McGregor. Short talks by vice district commanders will follow the reports. They are Harold Gaunitz, Lansing; Thomas H. Tracey, Manchester, and Lyle Stunkard, Clear Lake. Frank Miles, editor 'of the Iowa Legionaire, will give an address. R. J. Laird, department adjutant, will conduct a question box. State Vice Commander James I. Dolliver will deliver an address. W. G. Henke, Charles City, state commander, and Paul F. Smith, Independence, district commander, will close the programs with short addresses. THREE Funeral for Downing Is Held at Rockwell; Five Children Survive ROCKWELL--A large number of friends and relatives attended the funeral services of Edward E. Downing Monday morning at Sacred Heart chuirch, Rockwell. Solemn requiem high mass was celebrated with the Rev. Norbert Barrett, celebrant; the Rev. · John Hartigan of Iowa Falls as deacon, the Rev, J. Collins of Dougherty as sub-deacon, and the Rev. P. J. Boyle of Strawberry Point as master of ceremonies. Edward Eu t ~°.ne Downing was "born at Waukon, May 6, 1872, one of six children of Edward and Ann Mooney Downing. From Waukon the family moved to a farm near Ossian, where they lived several years. In the spring of 1884, be moved with his parents to a farm near Swaledale, where he grew to manhood. On Sept. 18, 1900, he was married to Mary McGee of Rockwell. To this union were born five children, all of whom survive. Ann and Agatha at home, Daniel and Margaret of Maf-on City and Frances of Charles City. In 1914 he moved from his farm near Swaledale to his home in Rockwell, where he resided until his death Friday. Besides his wife and children he is survived by two sisters. Mrs. R. J. Hart of Swaledale and Mrs. M. M. Gaffney of Clear Lake. Pallbearers were six nephews, Francis Hart, John Hart and Raymond Derry of Swaledale; Walter Gaffney of Mason City, Justin, Regan and Walter McGee of Dougherty. Rites for Walsh are Conducted in Bristow BR1STOW -- Funeral servioes were held at the United Brethern church Sunday afternoon for Floyd D. Walsh who committed suicide at his home Friday. The Rev. George Vance conducted the service. Music was by a mixed quartet composed of Mrs. A. M. MorforJ, Mrs. C. A. Waite, H. C. Newbury and H. L. Searle,.with Mrs. C. S. Stewart at the piano. This was one of the largest attended funerals held here for many years. Burial was at Oak Hill. Corwith Seniors Will Present Play May 7,8 CORWITH -- The senior class play, "Tiger House," will be presented at the Merchants theater in Gorwith May 7 and 8. The cast includes Edward Evans, Orvis Clapsaddle, John StuII, Merle Whittaker, Miriam Tabb, Frances Massion, Gladys Jackson, Betty ' Wilhite. Thelma Chambers and Betty Mas- lerson. 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