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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 12

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 15, 1944
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12 Wednesday, March 15, 1914 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Charles City Globe-Gazette New Houses Will Be for War Workers C h a r l e s City--The 25 new h o u s e s to be authorized for Charles City are primarily for war and other essential workers and the critical material will not be released for the building. of homes by owners, according to 1. W. Lackore, secretary of the Charles City Chamber of Commerce. These houses, he s a y s, will probably be built by a group of people and will be rented. Individuals of course may also build for rental purposes. However, Mr. Lackore said, applications will be received from private individuals to convert their present homes, or upper part of business buildings into apartments. The FHA will also remodel for apartments. Charles City Briefs Relatives gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Saturday, to participate in a homecoming celebration for Mr. and Mrs. Nelson's daughter, Margaret, who returned home from Sunnyslope Sanitarium at Ottumwa, where she has months. been for Raymond the past Nelson, HERE and T H E R E Blood Donors' Clinic Will Be Held March 28 Charles C i t y--Announcement was made Tuesday that a blood donor clinic would be held at the Cedar Valley hospital, Tuesday, March -28, starting at 8:30 a. m. This clinic is being sponsored by the local American Legion post and it is hoped that a good number of blood donors will be available. It will-be necessary to make reservations for this service and those wishing to donate blood should phone 817. WOLFF-IOIMONS Charles City -- Relatives and friends received an announcement of the marriage of Cpl. Alfred O. Wolff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert V/olff, of Charles City to Allene Timmons, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Timmons of Dover, Dela. The marriage took place last Saturday at Dover. SIAMESE TWINS BURIED Charles City -- Private funeral services for the Pollard Siamese twins were held Wednesday morning at a.Charles City funeral home, with the Rev. Clarence Dwight James, pastor of the Central Methodist church officiating. Burial was in Riverside cemetery. uncle of Margaret's, who accompanied her home from Ottumwa, returned Tuesday to his government, work there. The Rainbow Girls met Monday evening for a 6:30 dinner. The table decorations and place cards were in keeping with St. Patrick's Day. Mrs. Tgivor, Mrs. Howland, Mrs. Carr, Mrs. Edwards, Mrs. Cavett, Mrs. Mitchell and Mrs. Alcott, were in charge. Norma Daddow, Mona Melrose, Dorothy Burgess and Jo Ann Carter were initiated into the order- Miles Sullivan was graduated from aviation gunnery school at Alameda, Cal., and has been transferred to bombardier school at San Diego, Cal. Mr. and Mrs. 'Dale Frazee ore the parents of a son born at' the Cedar Valley hospital. Mr. and "Mrs. Kenneth Sido of Rockford are the parents of a daughter, born at the hospital. The March general meeting of he Congregational Churchwomen's Society will be held in the church parlors Thursday at 2:30 x m. There will be a meeting of :he cabinet at 2 o'clock. For the program, Mrs. Harry M. Clark will review the book, "New World A-Coming" by Roi Oltley. Tea will be served by Mrs. Charles Bonzer and her committee. Mr. and Mrs. Irving Knechtges Firemen Get 2 Calls at Once After Long Wait Charles City--Short upon the heels of the story about Charles City volunteer fire fighters not being called out for 4 weeks, came 2 fire alarms Tuesday morning shortly before 2 o'clock. One call was in Charles City, the other came from the country where a hog house, a hog and a load of oats were destroyed. The tenant on the farm is Harry Heinselman. Firemen were unable to go owing to the inclement weather and also being on the Charles City alarm Rockwell--Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Yarrow arrived Friday for a short visit at the home of Marshall Yarrow. Clifford is stationed with the air corps in New Mexico. Armstrong--Sailor Hauseman, serving in the seabees at Camp Endicott, R. I., is home on furlough. He was accompanied by his wife and daughter. Geneva--Donald Clock is home from Grinnell on a 3-day leave. His sister, Mildred teaches at demons, at the same time. Little damage resulted in Charles City at the Uptown Dairy on North Main street, where a chimney had fallen down and set fire to some wood in an unused old boiler room at the rear of the building. Fire Chief Walter Blunt went to the scene of the fire again Tuesday about 10:30 where [ire smoldering under a cement floor was extinguished. Julius Engelby Dies; Hold Rites Wednesday R a k e--Julius Engelby, 68, a member of this community for several years, died at his home in Blue Earth, Minn., Sunday fol- owing an illness of several years. Mr. Engelby was born in Norway where' he spent his boyhood. In 1893 he c a m e to America and settled near Jewell, where he was married and lived few years, then moved to a June, who also spent Sunday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Clock. Manly--Mrs. Gretchen Porter of Des Moines, spent the weekend at the home of her father, S. 1. Geissinger. Mrs. Porter and her father were dinner guests in the Mark H. Hansen home Sunday. Alia Vista--Otto J. Lentz, Harry Fitchel of this place and J. J. Meyers of Ionia left Monday for Minneapolis to attend a business convention. Plymouth--Mrs. Eva Lantz returned from Mason City where she spent the winter with her daughter, Mrs. Grace Trevitt. Armstrong--Mr. and Mrs. Sam Anderson and family have moved o a farm near Gridley. Ridgeway--Verne Hovden, seaman 2/c. left for Farragut, Idaho, after a furlough with his parents, ilr. and Mrs. Henry Hovden. Bradford--Mrs. Andrew Weigold of Mountain Lake, Minn., and Andrew Lehman of Grantsburg, Wis., are visiting at the home" of their brother, John Lehmann. Fopejoy--Mr. and Mrs. Bert Jackson and Miss Lillian Jackson of Madison, S. Dak., are spending a few days in the F. E. Dodd and Mrs. J. T. Thorpe homes. Scarville--Mrs. Robert West of Marshalltown is visiting at the HOLCOMB HEADS NEW FARM STUDY Aggie Professor Once Farmed Near Swea City Ames --· John Holcomb, county extension director of Woodbury county at Sioux City, has been appointed 'associate professor of agriculture at Iowa State college in charge of the new 2 and 4- year work in farm operation. Hol- · comb's appointment, announced by H. H. Kildee, dean of agriculture, and approved by the state board of education, becomes ef- · fective July 1. The 2-year program which Holcomb will handle leads to a certificate, while- the 4-year curriculum leads to a bachelor of science degree. Both are intended for have received a box of yellow Armory roses from their daughter, Mrs. Cleo Knechtges Miller, awarded her on the west coasi broadcast last Monday morning where she was a guest at Sardi's breakfast room in Hollywood Cal. She was accompanied by her aunt, Mrs. M. E. Murphy, of .Los Angeles, Cal., at whose home she has been visiting- for the past : weeks and at Highland Park and Hollywood and to be near her husband who was stationed al Glendale and Lomita camps. Cleo left Los Angeles last Tuesday'eve- ning for Madras, Ore., where her husband is stationed at the present time. A 6:30 o'clock picnic supper, to which the husbands are invited, will precede the regular meeting of Pythian Sisters in the K. P. hall Thursday evening. The business session will open at 8 p. m. National lodge I. O. O. F. was to meet Wednesday at 8 o'clock for work in the 2nd degree. farm north of Rake. He lived on this farm for 23 years when his health failed a n d he moved to Blue Earth. He is survived by his wife, sons and 1 daughter, and brothers. Funeral services w e r e to be held Wednesday afternoon at the Albert Engelby home at Hake followed by services at Bethania Lutheran church with .the Rev N. Okerlund officiating. Buria was to be made in the Bethania cemetery. home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Armstrong. He has been in Alaska since August. Bradford--Mr. and Mrs. John Lehmann, Sr., Mrs. Andrew Weigold, Andrew Lehmann and Marlys, Barbara and Ear!, spent Sunday in Story City. Rockwell -- Paul Francis left Monday to enter the service. He is the fourth son of Mrs. Francis now in uniform. Geneva--Mr. and Mrs. Evanel Johannsen are parents of a daughter born -Monday. The father is overseas with the army forces. Rake--Mrs. Orion Jagerson and son Douglas returned from Rochester where Douglas underwent a mastoid operation. - Northwood--Mrs. Harry Keig was hostess to members of Sigma Beta chapter of Delphians at her home Monday afternoon. Dumont--Mrs. Clifford Day received a cablegram from her husband, Sgt. Pay, that he has arrived safely in England. Plymouth--Mrs. James Davis is in a hospital in Mason City suffering from a second blood clot formation. Armstrong--Bobby Steinberger has been confined to his home because of the mumps. Thompson--Mr. and Mrs. Ray Buntell of Kensett visited Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Folken and Mrs. Katie Hildreth. Fertile--Cpl: Vernon Seglem arrived home to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Enos Seglem. Sgt. Truman Bakke arrived at the same time on a furlough with his Woman Pleased With 7 ur Coat Until It j Zlimbs Out of Wbdow ! Gary, Ind., (/P)--Mrs. Otto Reis- ng saw what appeared to be a eautiful fur on the bed in her opm, rushed to her husband and ried "You got me a new furpiece s t's so lovely!" She led her hus- and and children into the bed- oom to show them her discovery. They saw the "fur" come to ife, yawn, amble over the bed and through an open window and climb a tree. "That," said Reising, who had protested that he HADN'T bought lis wile a present, "is a raccoon." "That," said Mrs. Reising, "is he kind ol fur I want. Maybe you better get a gun and go hunt- n g." GOVERNOR'S WIFE SAVES FAT--A photographer encountered Mrs. B. B. Hickenlooper at her meat dealer's and clicked her turning in a No. 5 size can of'used fat. "This is justice," said Mrs. Hickenlooper. "A national magazine recently took a picture of the governor cooking hamburger, but when the time came for me to scrape the grease from the skillet into my fats container, the magazine photographer was gone." She added that meat dealers are "co-operating magnificently" in the fat salva'gc campaign. REPORTS QUOTA PASSED Greene--George R. Watterson, local Red Cross war fund chairman, reports $1,092 raised in Greene to date. The quota was $600. home of her mother, Mrs. A. I. Martinson. Hanlontown--Minnie Brunsvold s Minneapolis, is spending a few days in the home of her sister, Mrs. John Trustem. Joice--Dr. C. \V. Peterson of Fertile has purchased the Tom Knutson farm which will be worked this year by Selmer Knutson. Protivin--Pfc. Ernest Novotny of Gulfport, Miss., visited with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bouska Saturday. Rake--Cpl. Ellsworth Russ and Cpl. Clinton Larson, both of Rake, met in England where they are serving in the army. Clarion--Leonard Cramer of the navy arrived Monday for a visit with his wife and son and the parents, both, coming from Camp Haan, Cal. Scarville--Mr. and Mrs. Roy Randall of DCS Moines and Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Westrum were Sunday dinner guests at the Victor .Randall home in Lake Mills. Joice--Mrs. H. M. Kittleson visited at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Rollin McGirr at Chicago. Mr. Kittleson .visited with his daughter, Mrs. Percy at Mason City. Carpenter -- Miss Geraldine Priem, student of St. Olaf college, Northfield, Minn., spent the weekend at the parental L. N. Priem home. Rake -- Miss Berdene Frandle, student nurse at Broadlawivs General hospital in Des Moines, is spending a vacation at the parental Oscar Frandle home. Geneva -- Lou Ihde returned Sunday from Los Angeles where he has spent the winter. He was accompanied by his sister-in-law, Mrs. Kate Ihde. Goodell -- Cpl. Francis Dahlstrom of Camp Carson, Colo., is visiting his wife in the parental Nels Bock home. Iowa Correspondence Courses Are Popular Iowa City--Enrollment in University of Iowa correspondence courses for the current year totals 2,920 persons, more than in recent years, according to Miss Helen Williams of the bureau of correspondence study. She said that some 200 courses are available through the extension division and that many teachers have been able to renew their certificates because of their study by maiL SPECIAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY DANCE R U D D IOWA Friday, March 17 Music By MAC AND HIS TRUCKERS CLOSED EVERY FRIDAY THE PINES is CLOSED on Friday of each week. Not open March nth, or succeeding Fridays. But open for business the other 6 days of every week. THE PINES 2503 4TH STREET S. VI. Mason City CLEAR UKE J WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY FRED McMtJRRAY CLAUDETTE COLBERT "NO TIME FOR LOVE" SPECIAL "MAKCH OF TIME" ALSO - NEWS I7c TIL 6 · THEN* £li WED. » T1IURS. · FRI. ·fessfe Buy War Savings Bonds anc Stamps from your Globe-Gazetti carrier boy. END WED. "BASHFUL BACHELOR" "SUBMARINE BASE" n c TILL 6:00 - THEN o-1C Plus Tav - Child. I IK ff\. THUR. - FRI. K Suda should seldom be used in cooking, since it destroys vitamins. JAMES HEOV STEWART-UMARR .» CLARENCE BROWN'S PRODUCTION I'COME LIVE WITH ME'I AN M-G-M PICTURE -fltt- "Wagon Tracks West" Wild Bill Elliott PALACE · END FRIDAY · ANDREWS SISTEKS In "Always A Bridesmaid" With Jacks and Jills -- And -- THJIIUS UPON THtlllS! ^^ ^ TIE T O M C O N W A Y JIAN HOOKS Gaorff* Civol Don't Miss This Bier Mystery Thriller · BARGAIN PRICES · MAT. 21c - EVE. 30c PLUS TAX Musical I Cohit Ozzie Nelson Oreh. Leon Errol · START SATURDAY DANCE Tonite (WED. TO CHUCK HALL ortd His Orch. HAZEL'S BAND FRI. JIMMY BARNETT SAT. SAM CAMPBELL SUN. Ray Pearl's ORCHESTRA NEXT TUES. LATE BUS AFTER DANCE FRI. - SAT. OVERRAN EUROPE/ lft WASSPAREDf JOHN HOLCOMB ·students who expect to do gen- ·eral farming as their life work. It includes study in such fields as livestock, crop production, farm management, soil fertility, Jarm machinery, farm dairying and poultry husbandry. Holcomb was graduated from Iowa State college in agriculture and science in 1935 and has had 13 years of experience in teachin; and farm operation in Iowa. He has been located as a high schoo teacher at Wesley, Rudcl, Armstrong. Manson and Sac City. He farmed for himself for years near Swea City. His experience has also included that o conducting the successful adul evening school at Sac City. He became county extension director at Sioux City in 1943. Besides having charge of th work of farm operation, Holcomb will teach and help to develop a survey course in agriculture for freshman students in the division at Iowa State college. ROUGH RIDERS OF THE ATLANTIC... Scourge ol the Wolf-Plane and Sub-Raider! The First Shocking Story of the Trial of War Criminals tntt OfflAMCff.. they'll tight j anything that flies or floats! \ The director of Sergeant York and -. "Air Force' . . now brings you the greatest story of the sea! COUHA9Ef.. challenging any odds to get theiz convoys through! ~ I noun CITY FARM IN BLACK Chicago, (U.R) -- A municipal larm, Alliance, Nebr., is reported by the public administration clearing house to have grossed $16,000 during the last 2 years. Now that the farm is on a secure financial footing, plans are being made for its expansion, they said. ·urriij Randolph Scott with James Brown Noah Been), Jr. Barrij Fitzgerald Andg Devine Fuzzg Knight David Brace Thomas Gomez Richard lane ud Ella,Raines WITH I* ANN JOEBESSERj MILLER! . . no mightier drama of men and ship* ha* ever been told! CECIL 3-DAYS-ONLY F STARTING · TOURS. I LAST - TIMES - WEDNESDAY "SONG - OF - RUSSIA" with ROBERT TAYLOR AND SUSAN PETERS *HI,LO,JACK and the DAME THE VAGABONDS , *,?/'* \ I' -. *.

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