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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 16, 1944
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Clarion Farmers Elevator Has Gain of Over $39,000 EXCEEDS NET OF PREVIOUS YEAR 2 Former Employes in Aimed Forces Overseas Clarion--The 37th annual meeting of the Clarion Farmers Elevator company was held at the Clarion theater. The president, Cornelius Thompson, had charge of the business meeting. The financial statement was read by the manager, J. S. Stewart, and showed a net gain of $39,255.28 for the year 1943 as compared to a net gain of $31,012.21 in 1942. Mr. Stewart paid a short tributo to 2 former em- ployes, Stanley Tornke and Richard Amidon, who are now in the armed service overseas. He also' announced tiiat another employe, Leo Flaming, has been inducted and is waiting his call. L. W. Collins, W. J. Hagie and Harry Poundstone, whose terms as directors expired this month were re-elected for 3 year terms. Other directors are Harding Thomas, Albert Thompson, C. C. Woodin, Allan Robinson, William McCormick, and Cornelius Thompson. The board will meet Saturday evening and elect officers for the coming year. Oscar Heline of Marcus, president of the Farmers Grain Association oC Iowa was the guest speaker. He recently returned from England and he gave an informative talk on farming in England under war time conditions. Patronage dividend checks in the amount, of S26,B8ii.74 were distributed at the close of the meeting. Here *** There il Waucoma Voters Have One Complete Ticket |i Waucoma -- Waucoma voters will have but one complete ticket at the town election March' 27. Heading the Citizen's ticket for mayor is Charlie H. Miller. Councilmen are Dr. Vern C. Willis, Glen E. Finders, George Dungey, Henry Otters and Phil U. Balk; treasurer, Fred B. Reed, and assessor, Oscar J. Perry. Goldfield--Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Agard and children of Sioux City, Sgt. Wilbur Agard, who is stationed at the Sioux City air base and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Agard of Dawson, visited at the home of their mother, Mrs. Alice Agard Sunday. Stacyville--Norbert Salz, with the navy at Newport, R. I., has 11 days' leave after 15 months of training, and is visiting his parents. Mr. and Mrs. John Salz. Kanawha--Mrs. E. L. Rodebush of Tucson, Ariz., is visiting indefinitely in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Blomgren. Her brother, Victor Blomgren, Jr., o£ Des Moines, also spent several days last week in the home o£ his parents here. Stacyi-ille--Sgt. Robert Winkels is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Winkels after 3 years spent in the Aleutians. Kanawha--The local high school band was to present a concert at the Tall Corn theater Thursday evening. Rudd--Sgt. Francis Schweizer of Camp Adair, Ore., spent a short furlough at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Schweizer. Rake -- Pfc. Rudy Carlson of Fort Leonard, Mo., spent a 3-day leave with his wife and daughter at the Mrs. Bertha Nelson home, W a u c o m a -- Theon Smith, Standard Oil truck driver, who was in an auto accident Monday, was taken to St. Joseph's hospital, New Hampton, where an X-ray showed that he had suffered a fractured pelvic bone. St. Anssar--Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Groth received word that their son Dr. A. H. Groth of Baton Rouge, La., will speak on farm topics over station WWL, New Orleans, Saturday morning at 6:30. Ringsted--Dr. and Mrs. J. M. Fredericksen o£ Estherville were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Anderson. Joice--Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Calgaard and boys and Mrs. Le Roy Ulstad visited at the Twin Cities. Mrs. Calgaard went for a checkup at Falrview hospital. Suarville--Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Juveland and family of Lake Mills, Mrs. Knute Hovland and TRAINS IN NEW YORK--Cpl, George Nolle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nolle of Goodcll, is learning how to fight in Uncle Sam's army at Camp Edwards, N. Y. He was inducted iu November, 1912. His wife is employed as a maid at Ottumwa. BOND DRIVE OVERTOP Emmetsburg--Palo Alto county has gone over the top in the 4th war loan drive by exceeding its quota of $775,000 by 122 per cent. Total bond sales in the county during the drive were $1,032,551, according to word received by Chairman Harold Barringer from the Federal Reserve bank in Chicago. family of Emmons and Odine Juveland were Sunday guests at the parental E. K. Juveland home in courtesy of Mr. Juveland's 84th birthday. Joice--Mrs. Tom Tweed suf- WILL PAY HONOR TO SGT. W. WEIR Popejoy Soldier Was Killed in Action Feb. 3 Popejoy--Memorial services for Sgt. William Lee Weir, 30, will be held at the Gait Congregational church at 2 o'clock Sunday. The American Legion will have charge of the service. William Lee Weir was born at Warrensburg, Mo., March 17, 1914. His mother died when he was 5 years of age. In 1924 he came with his father, Walter Weir, to a farm near Gait, where they resided for many years. William was employed in the Popejoy community for 10 years when inducted into the army in May, 1941. He left the U. S. in Nov.. 1911, and was a member of the famous 34th division, serving with the 133rd infantry, Co. C. He was killed in action, Feb. 3. Besides his father, and stepmother, he leaves 4 brothers, Curtis, of Bradford: Otis, of ; Galt; Frank, of Goldfield, and Walter, MRS, FISHER, 71, DIES AT ACKLEY Rites to Be Saturday for Pioneer of N. Iowa Ackley--Funeral services for Mrs. Tietia Fisher, 71, will be held Saturday at 1:30 p. m. at the home by the Rev. Arthur Rumbaugh, pastor ot the First Presbyterian church, and the East Friesland Presbyterian church, where the Rev. Calvin Siemsen, will have charge. She died at 8:30 a. m. Wednesday. Interment will be in the East Friesland cemetery. Mrs. Fisher was born in Germany July 4, 1872, and came with her parents to Ackley when years old. _ In 1890 she was married to Frederick Fisher. They made theii home on a farm east of Cleves, retiring in 1929 and came to Ackley where Mr. Fisher died a leu years later. Surviving of the 11 childrei born to them are John Fisher, Toledo, Iowa; Julius Fisher anc Arend Fisher of Wellsburg; Josepl Fisher, Misses Marie and Freda, al of Ackley; Mrs. George Primus anc Mrs. Clans Janssen, Steamboa Hock. A sister, Mrs. Martin Jans sen lives at Danburg, Wis. Fenton--A guest Sunday in th Martin Hantelman home was Cp Mark A. Hantelman, son o£ Mi and Mrs. Otto Hantelman of nea Hollo, Canada. He is stationed a the Algona prison camp where h Is serving in the medical unit. NOW CHIEF NURSE--LI. Helen E. Wharlon. Iowa City, has been named chief nurse for the American filli army uuxv in Italy. Child Runs Into Post, Fractures Collarbone Kredericksburg--Rose, 8 y e a old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Al vin Wilhelm ran against a stce post in the basement of the schoo and broke her l e f t collarbone Rose has had her a r m broke twice before. LAN FOR RALLY OF BROTHERHOOD Congregations Meet at Northwood Church Norlhwood--P 1 a n s are being ompleted for a Lutheran Broth- rhood rally for men from the ongregations of the east half of he St. Ansgar circuit of the Norwegian L u t h e r a n church of \mericu, to be held at the North- vood Lutheran church Monday evening. The meeting will open with a 'ellowship supper at 7 o'clock in charge of the executive committee of the local brotherhood of which Oscar A. Olson is president. The Rev. A. E. Iverson of Min- icapolis, executive secretary of :he National Lutheran Brotherhood, will be the speaker. Arrangements are in charge of the St. Ansgar circuit officers headot by S. R. Torgeson of Lake Mills president. The Rev. O. II. Hove is loca pastor. DIES OF MEASLES Ackley--Funeral services fo: Donald Sprung, 5, son of Mrs Helen Bjork, Lansing, Minn., whi died Monday at Austin, Minn., o complications follov.'ing measles will be conducted at 2 p. m. Thurs day at the First Evimgelica church in Ackley by the Rev Walter Cerka. TAKES W A R P I C T U R E S -Margaret Bourke-Wliile, famous artist-photographer and author, (he first woman photographer accredited by the U. S. army, was to lecture at Cornell college, Mi. V e r n o n, Thursday evening on "Shooting (he War With the A. E. F." SUFFERS MENINGITIS Nashua--Mrs. Catherine Schullz who was stricken with meningiti and taken to a New Hampton hos pital Saturday in an unconsciou condition, was reported a littl better. Her husband was killed i an auto wreck 2 years ago. She i the mother of 2 small children. hursday, March 16, 1944 ^ . IASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE HOLD SERVICES FOR SGT, RANNEY Will Attach Gold Star to Church Honor Roll Fcuton--Preparations are completed for a service in honor oE he memory of S. Sgl. Willard E. tanney, sou of Mr. and Mrs. O. Ranney, at the Fenton Meth- idist church Sunday. The Rev. C. Preul will officiate at .the 2 p. m. service. Sergeant Ranney was killed in iction Jan. 13, 1944, during the icavy fighting in Italy. He was he first Fenton service man to jive his life in World war II. Mr. and Mrs. Ranney recently received the Purple Heart medal, awarded to their son posthumously for bravery and for wounds that caused his death. A gold star will replace the service star on the church wall. Friends of Sgt. Ranney are requested not to send flowers but those who wish may contribute money to a fund for a memorial, a lasting tribute to his memory. Rake--Pfc. Sigurd Hovland left Saturday for Minneapolis to visit relatives before returning to Camp White, Ore. He spent a furlouglr with his father, S. L. Hovland, and his brother, Clarence Hovland, and family here. COLDS T H E A I R 12 drops in each, open up (both nostrils to let J'ou Ibreatho freer. Caution: |Uso only as directed. Try METRO NOSE MOPS GETS PURPLE HEART Emmetsburg-- Mrs. Ellen K. Brereton received a purple heart from the war department awarded to her son, Capt. James Brereton, who was reported missing in action in the Mediterranean theater 1'cb. 7, 1342. STOCKHOLDERS MEET Kanawba--The annual stockholders' meeting of the Kanawha Co-operative Oil Company was held, and election of directors resulted as follows: Helmer Hill was elected new director, and William Engh and Ernest Carr, whose terms expired, were re-elected. The company paid a 6 per cent patronage dividend on business the past year, and an 3 per cent interest dividend on stock.' fered a major operation at the Mercy hospital at Mason City Thursday. Fertile -- Mr. and Mrs. Guilder Hegney and Mrs. Ernest Varner and two daughters left for Ada, Minn.,' to be with Mr. Varner who Is a government inspector. . Ackley -- Mrs. William Sailer is ill at her home with pneumonia. Ackley -- A surprise party was held for Mr. and Mrs. Coart Janssen Sunday evening to help celebrate their 48th wedding anniversary. Iowa Falls -- Francis C. Gruver, chief carpenters mate in the Seabees, is spending a 30-day leave with his wife, Myrtle, and sons after spending 23 months in the New Hebrides- Islands. Jr., of Dows; one sister, Mrs. Uneva Warron, of Eagle Grove, one half-sister, Beulah. The blue star on the service flag in the Popejoy Methodist church will be exchanged for a gold star Sunday. Luverne-- C. turned home B. Huff has re- from Knoxville, TAKES NEW JOB Marble Rock--A farewell party was held in the town hall Monday for Mr. and Mrs. M a y n e Spaulding fay a large group of neighbors and friends, Spaulding having resigned his position as manager of the Farmers' Co-operative elevator of Marble R'nck and accepted at Colo. a similar position Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. " \ ! ; An old-time favorite ' , for enjoyable tang ; i ' , - ., - v i ^ fj- \ ~ · · ···- i ~ - "~ '' ^ · " " , - ' ,-. f · An all-time favorite : t » for delicious flavor It will b« »asitr fo iupply you w ifh more HIRES If you return your empties. ew botlles ore tcarce. The glait is bu»y with war production. Tonn.. where he has been employed in a defense plant. St. Anscar--The Rev. \V. F. Belling, Mrs. C. A. Thacher, Mrs. J. Wilson and Dorothy Hume attended a Sunday school meeting Monday at the Central Methodist church at Charles City. · Garner--Miss Peggy Jacobs returned to her work the fore part of this week after an absence due to serious illness. Dougherty--Mr. and Mrs. Jacobs and daughter of Dougherty spent Sunday at the V. H. Simmons home in Garner. Chester--Dr. and Mrs. B. H. Rice of Cedar Rapids and their daughter, Mrs. Robin E. Larson of Coronado, Cal., were overnight guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Larson. Rudd--Clyde Burnett, a meteorologist student in Chicago, visited at the parental Neil Burnett home. Hake--Mrs. Helmer Peterson of Forest City arrived at the O. A. Hove home to help care for her father A. J. Hove, who is ill. Kake--Mr. and Mrs. W a y n e Thomas attended the funeral of his uncle, Charles Olson at Mapleton. Minn., Monday. Kanawha--Forrest .Rowley and Alfred Assink, both from Camp Davis, N. Car., have returned to their duties after spending a week's furlough in the homes 'o£ their parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Rowley and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Assink. Coulter--Mr. and Mrs. Henry Brown celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with open house fov 70 relatives and friends. Ventura--The town of Ventura oversubscribed its Red Cross quota of $350 in the drive that ended Tuesday. A total of 3427.75 was received. Sheffield--O. L. Krink is in Minneapolis this week attending the northwest lumbermen's convention. St. Auscar--Mrs. Clifford Tollcf- son and son, David, left Sunday for Chicago to visit her father, Melvin Frank, and her brothers and sisters. Goodcll--Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kramer received word their son, Louis, had landed safely with the armed forces in England. Joice--T. Cpl. Ted Rinden is home on furlough from Alva, OMa., where he has been stationed the past 4 months. Rake--Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Nelson of Belmond visited at the Carl Halv-erson home. Meservey -- A music hour will be held Friday evening at the school auditorium beginning at 8 Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations RAKE--The March meeting ot the P. T. A. will be held at the school auditorium Tuesday evening, March 21. RUDD--The W. S. C. S. was to meet Thursday at the home of Mrs. Art Bornstein. DUMONT--At a meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary Monday evening at the Legion hall, plans were made for the county Auxiliary and Legion meeting to be held here, March 31. ACKLEY--Eastern Star Auxiliary will be entertained Friday afternoon in the home of Mrs. E. W. Bruggman. ACKLEY--Mrs. Lester Schlamp was to be hostess to the Kil-Kare Bridge club at her home in the country Thursday. ACKLEY--Ackley Garden club will meet'Friday evening in the home of Mrs. William Westfall. CRESCO--Mrs. L. E. Emmons will be hostess to the Cresco W. C. T. U. Friday afternoon. President Mrs. C. L. Childe will preside and Mrs. A. L. Nichols will present the lesson.' DECORAH -- New officers Travel club arc: President: Mrs Everett Gross; vice president. Mrs A. F. Hnncer: and secretary- treasurer, Mrs. L. Dale Ahern. GARNER--The Garner Rotary club will hold regular weekly luncheon at the St. Boniface church hall Thursday evening. LATIMER -- T h e Methodist church will begin church service at 9:30 and Sunday school at 10:30. The Rev. W. Cunningham, the new pastor of the Latimer-Rowan charge will be here for the first time Sunday morning. March 19. NORTHWOOD -- Mrs. G. C. Hamersly was re-elected president of the P. E. O. at the annual election at the home oC Mrs. M. H. Kepler Tuesday evening. Other officers elected were Mrs. L. S. Barnes, vice president; Mrs. C. H. Dwellc. recording secretary; Miss Esther Webb, corresponding secretary; Mrs. M. H. Kepler, treasurer; Mrs. Lila Dwelle, chaplain, and Mrs. W. 1. Sayre, guard. Rites at Eagle Grove for Retired Trainman Eagle Grove--Funeral services for Robert McCarty, 67, pensioned C. N. W. conductor, who was run down and killed by a passing train at the C. G. W. passenger station, Sunday night, were to be held at the Methodist church Thursday, in charge of the Rev. C. W. Tompkins. Burial was to be in Rose Hill cemetery. He was born in Tama, and had lived in Eagle Grove for 37 years. He is survived by the wife, in this p. m. city; one son, Ronald, in Needles, Rockwell--Mrs. Glen Madole of Cal.. and by one daughter. Mrs. Brill visited at the A. .1. Williams Sidney Armstrong, in Ames; also and Mrs. Anna Coffin homes. by one brother, Ervin, in Tama. Hats off to the People who Produce i a^- A Electric Light and Power your T 1TK I l.i n tion is to cncounjpc and reward distinguished achievement in the electrical field hy "prizes to employees; by recognition to lighting, power, and railway companies for improvement in service to the public; by fellowships to deserving graduate students; and by the grant of funds for research work at technical schools and colleges'.' Establishment of the awards was announced twenty-two years ago in a statement issued by President Swope and dated December 2,"1922; "On May 16,1922, Charles A. Coffin in kis 7Sl'n year retired jrom the active leadership of the General Electric Company. Air. Co$in has been identified milk the development oj the: electrical industry since 1S82. He -.i-as the founder and creator r,j the General I'.lectric Company, of txhifk he has been, the inspiration ar.d, leader jor thirty years. "As an exprcsiifjri of npfirtcialior. nf i\fr. Coffin's threat tzork not or/y jor the General I'.lttlric Company but also for the entire electrical ii-.duslry ar.d rr;lA the desire to make this appreciation ciuturing anil tnr.- slriicli'^c as t\Ir. Coffin's lljc ar.d '^ork have bfcx. the Board cj Directors of the General Electric Company created on his retirement and now desires to announce ikf 'Charles A. Co§in Foundation.'" GERARD Swore, President Invest in Your Country's Futuro -BUY WAR BONDS 77ie Charles A. Cojjfifi Foundation confers a special citation for distinguished 'wartime achievetnent on the ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER INDUSTRY "Faced with unprecedented demands, the Electric Light and Power industry has met every icur-troditction requirement without delay and without impairment of its peacetime services In the fiubtic. Thin achievement merit. 1 ! the appreciation not only of American industry but of the entire nation. " J.HIS CITATION is richly merited --for here is a branch of industry that has done a remarkable war job that has i. not been generally recognized. If electric power should fail, or if It be too little or too late, the disastrous effects would startle all America. Vital machines would be motionless. Millions of homes would be coid -- a n d an ecnc blackout would descend over the land. I j i i t . e l e c t r i c i t y h;is not failed. Rather, in 194-3 twice as much power was produced as in the year before t h e w a r -with the m i n i m u m of new facilities--and despite large losses of skilled employees to the Armed Services. In the words of J. A. Krug, Director, Office of War Utilities of W.P.B./'Power men--public and private -- s h o u l d be proud of the job that has been done in --FROM TUB CITATION providing power supply. Power lias never been too little or too late." We of General Electric, whohavebuilt a large part of the electric equipment winch generates, distributes, and uses the electric power of America,take pride in the way this equipment is standing up tinder the strain of "forced draft" wartime operation. M a n y of the men and women rcspon- . ( sihlc for tins remarkable record arc your neighbors--the i n a n a g c r o r meter reader who lives across the street, t l i c g i r l in the accounting d e p a r t m e n t who is in your bridge club, the lineman with whom you bowled last night. A word of appreciation from you to them will lend added significance to this well deserved citation. General Electric Company, Sdienectady, York. GENERAL fl ELECTRIC HI** THt AINIIAl tUCTKIC RAMO PROGRAMS; "THI C-l AU*l*l OtCHUTVA" MNDAY 10 F. M. IWT, M«-"IHI WOtlQ TOPAT" NEWS, tVIHY WIIKPAY 6:«S t. M. IWT, CM,

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