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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 31, 1945
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 1S« MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Iowa Coal Output Awaits Action on Shooting on the Shift LEGISLATURE TO TUDY PROBLEM Bill Allows Blasting While Men Are in Pits DCS Moines, OP)--The future-of coal mining in Iowa depends upon the present legislature's action regarding shooting on tile shift in the pits, John M. Drabelle o£ Ce- "dar Rapids asserted Tuesday at * public hearing before the senate and house mines and mining committees. Drabelle, 1 of 5 speakers - favoring the bill, is president of the Iowa coal institute and chairman ol a committee on mining appointed in July, 1943, by former Gov. B. B. Hickenlooper. He said shooting on the shift would result in greater coal production and put Iowa on a competitive, basis with other states. The 3 state m i n e inspectors have approved shooting on the shift, the house mines and mining committee has recommended a bill providing it and a senate bill would permit it with restrictions on the type of explosives used. Opposition was voiced by J. C. I Lewis of Des Moiues, representative of the united mine workers of America (CIO), who told the meeting that 99 per cent of the I state's mine workers were against I shooting on the shift, and J. P. JAgnessen, Centerville, UMWA I board member in district No. 1, I who declared the paramount ques- |tion was that'of safety. John Schuler, Des Moines coal (operator, speaking in favor of the 1 bill said mechanization could suc- Iceed'ih Iowa it given the oppor- Itunity without restriction. He (reported that Iowa had dropped I from production of more than 9,- flOO.OOO tons of coal in 1917 to less |than 3,000,000,000 tons in 1943. Ichuler added that only 3 states -Iowa, Indiana and New Mexico -did not permit shooting on the [shift'., . Shooting on the s h i f t means lastinE coal loose with explo- Hves while the men are in the pits. Present Iowa law prohibits Meanwhile the house appropriations committee.approved an in[crease of 5500,000 a year in the appropriation for primary roads PROMOTED--Lavern G. Finlayson, son of Robert Finlayson of Rockwell, has been promoted to corporal in the quartermaster's corps of the 1st 'arm; in Belgium. Cpl. Finlayson has been oversea since July 1, 1941. His wife teaches'at Newton. and other highway commission activities. The senate appropriations committee, meanwhile, was preparing to begin work on budget recommendations for the current biennium with -the hope o£ completing all budget appropriations before spring recess, tentatively set to begin Feb. 23. The senate also received late Tuesday a bill from Sen. Hoss R. Mo wry (R. Newton) providing that trade and'vocational courses be taught at Iowa State Teachers college, Cedar Falls. Osage Yank Wins Medal in Germany Osage--The bronze star medal has been awarded S/Sgt. Donald A. Christenseri, 102nd infantry division, for a meritorius service in France, Holland, and Germany from September, 1944, to Dec. 26, 1944, in connection with military operations against the enemy. S/Sgt. Christensen showed untiring devotion to duty and willingness to work long hours in obtaining vehicles, tentage and supplies · for the establishment and maintenance of the command post for his division during the early stages of its operation on the European continent. - On Oct. 2, 1944, he was placed in charge of vehicles in a limited time that materially aided in the move of the headquarters of his division to the western front in Germany. The outstanding devotion to duty, ingenuity, and in- itative shown by S/Sgt. Christensen in the performance of his duties reflect great credit upon himself and the military service, the citation stated. INVENTORY FILED Decorah -- Property, estimated worth $25,004.42, is listed in the preliminary inventory of the estate of the late Alfred Peter, Sr., Ridgeway, filed in probate court here Monday. Barbara Peter, widow, is bequeathed all of the estate except 2 small bequests. SON WOUNDED Cresco--Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Daskam received .word Monday that their son, Glen, had been wounded in action somewhere in the European theater of war. \Millions Switch To Mutton Suet Idea , For Chest Colds Quickly Rclicra Children'* Colds' [.; Coo***, Looms PMepn Many mothers all over America switching to.this idea of get- j fast relief for these chest cold cries. They are amply follow- j Grandma. For years she count- 1 on mutton suet to help carry her ome medication to do its pain-eas- ngr work on nerve ends in the skin. I No wonder so many more now wel- Icome Grandma's idea as improved Iby science--Penetro, with its multi- I medicated formula in a base con- I taining motion suet--that acts both I as counter-irritant and pain-reliev- ler when you spread it'on, and as I a soothing aromatic when breathed I in. And so today Penetro hurries I along newer help in the old reliable ·way--help that eases painful mis- I cry, lessens coughing, loosens I phlegm, soothes chest rawness--so that you can rest more comfortably and give nature a chance to restore vitality. That's why millions are 1 switching to Penetro today--why droffgists are recommending-it. 25c, i double supply 35c. For all your family's chest cold miseries, be sure you get white, easy-to-use Penetro. CHAMBER ELECTS Decorah--Semor Tofte, president: Frank R. Miller and L. H. Hurlbut, vice presidents; E. L. Amundsen, secretary, and Nels E. Haugen, treasurer, are'the 1945 officers of the Decorah chamber of commerce. Crystal Lake Farmer Dies; Funeral Friday Forest City -- Funeral services for Carl Smith, who died Saturday at San Diego, Cal., from a heart attack, will be held at the Methodist church Friday at 2 p. m. The Rev. C. H. Patterson will officiate and burial will be in Oakwood cemetery. I Carl Smith was born in Germany and came to this country with his parents at the age of 5. They settled, in the Crystal Lake vicinity. He had lived in this community since. He was married to Ethel Scanlon. They have lived on a farm east of Forest City for many years. Surviving are his wife and 2 sons, James in the navy at San Diego, Cal., and Glenn with the army at Fort Leonard Wood. Mo., 2 granddaughters living in Forest City and a sister, Mrs. Chris Cook ot Crystal Lake. His parents, a sister and 2 brothers preceded him in death. CARLOS TAYLOR PROMOTE SCOUT TO EAGLE RANK Leaders at Ceremony Honor Carlos Taylor Charles City--Carlos Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben M. Taylor oi Charles City, received the aware of Eagle rank at the Floyd district Boy Scout court of honor held in the Marble Rock high school gym Monday evening. The ceremony was conducted by Art White, Eagle scout of troop 21 Mason City and Richard Von Berg and Dan Fruden, Eagle scouts of troop 72, Charles City. Also taking part in the ceremony was Harmon Smith, chairman of the troop committee of 72 of which Taylor is a member, Mrs. Taylor and W. W. Clarke, field scout executive. The Marble Rock high school band under the direction of O. K. KESSEL FUNERAL TO BE THURSDAY Private Services at Home; Relatives Come Cresco--Private funeral services for Dr. George Kessel, prominenl physician and surgeon, who died at his home here Monday, will be held at the Kessel home at 10:30 Thursday morning. The Rev. E. F. Byers, pastor of the Congregational church of which Dr. Kessel was a member, will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Lawn cemetery east of Cresco. Relatives here to attend the funeral are his daughter and fam- ly, Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Haas of Smmetsburg, Joan Haas, who is a student at Grinnell college, and Mrs. Alan Shackleton of Omaha. Capt. Alan Shackleton, a grandson ol Dr. Kessel, who was reared in the Kessel home, is somewhere overseas. Funeral services for Dr. Kessel's son-in-law, H. L. Lissf elt of New York City who died in a New York hospital at almost the same hour as did Dr. Kessel, were to be held Wednesday afternoon in New York. Mr. Lassfelt became ill of pneumonia on Sunday afternoon and died Monday evennig. Volunteer Firemen . Plan Entertainment Dourherty -- The first regular meeting of the newly organized volunteer fire department was held Monday night. Committees were appointed for various entertainments in connection with the fireman's ball Feb. 7. Everyone will dance to the Scandinavians. All proceeds will be used to give Dougherty and surrounding community better fire protection. A rabbit lunch was served after the meeting. CADET INJURED -- Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Roeder of Rockwell have been notified by the war department that their son, A/e John S. (Jack) Boeder, was ta- taken to Borden's General hospital at Chfckasha, Okla., with a back injury. No further details were given. Jack, who Is 19 years old, enlisted at .Mason City nearly 2 years ago, and was training as a pilot in the AAF. CORPORAL, WOUNDED Cresco --- Mr. and Mrs. W. A Daskam received word from the war department Monday tha their son, Cpl. Glen Daskam, wa wounded in action somewhere in Belgium Jan. 16. Cpl. Daskam was with a tank destroyer divi siQn. Conklin, scoutmaster of Marble Hock troop, gave a the half ENLARGES HATCHERY Otranto--rJohn Klusmeier, proprietor of the Otranto hatchery, has enlarged his building to accommodate the increase in business. hour concert before the opening of the court of honor. Dr. Ruben H. Koenig, chairman of advancement for Floyd district, presided at the court of honor. SALE NETS $93.50 Otranto--The people of Otranto township responded very nicely to the Christmas seal- sale. The amount up to date is $93.50. Mrs. Oilman Rust is chairman. Manly Girl Accepts Iowa Teaching Post Manly--Miss Adelphia Mitchell who has been spending some time in the home of her mother, Mrs. H. G. Mitchell, in Manly, has .accepted a place on the high school faculty at Missouri Valley, beginning her new duties Monday. Miss Mitchell/who has been a college instructor, had planned-to spend the year at home with her mother, but because o£ the urgent need ol teachers changed her plans. Night Fire Destroys Farm Home Near Osage Osage--A fire occurred at the Ray Hernon home 8 miles north- cast of Osage while the Hernons were enjoying a card game with their son and his wife. They noticed a bright light coming from outside. Upon investigation they discovered the roof was ablaze. Help was summoned immediately, but they were only able to salvage some of their possessions from the 1st floor. The house burned completely. The farm is owned by Alice Nixon Heberly o£ Waterloo. Iowa GI in Italy Sees Grid Clash Bassett-- A letter received by Mr. and Mrs. Will Crandall written Jan. 10 by their son, Pvt. Charles Crandall in Italy, states that he attended a football game New Year's day between the 5th army and the 12th air force, the 5th winning, 20 to 0. ' He says the 5th army team hac a burro which furnished lots ,of fun during the game. He had turkey and all the trimmings for New Year's and he got a big kick out of the fact tha the turkey was from the Jasperson and Ball plant at Charles City. A year ago last Chrustmas they also had a Jasperson and Ball turkey He said he had a big drum stick and neck. He stated that he had just fin ished working on his truck anc that it was probable he would g out and drive it that night. H wrote that a traveling P. X. vis ited them. PLAN FOX HUNT Coulter--The Franklin count; Conservation league scheduled fox hunt for Sunday. All member are to meet in Coulter at 1 p. m. ALGONA PASTOR CALLED TO WEST Doctor David Martin Goes to Maficopa, Cal. Algona--Doctor David R. Martin serving his 7th year as pastor of the Congregational church here, tendered his resignation to the congregation to become effective March 1. He has accepted a call to the community church at Maricopa, Cal., north of Los Angeles. Doctor Martin came here from Pelican Rapids, Minn., where he was pastor for 5 years and prior to that had served the Congregational church at Austin, Minn. Next Sunday morning following worship there will be a meeting o£ the congregation to discuss plans for the future and act on the resignation. The timber line is the altitudinal boundary of natural tree growth. 6 SELECTEES LEAVE FOR DUTY Iowa Falls -- The Hardin county elective service office reported le names o£ 16 men who left owa Falls Tuesday for Fort Snel- ing, Minn., for induction into the rmed forces. The group includes Wallace E. Cessell, Iowa Falls, transferred rom Virginia; Edward A. Willms and Keith 4 Voight, both of Ackley; Robert B. Hegland, Myon W.- Linn, and Arnold B. Os- rem, all of Hadcliffe; James R. Criswell, Evan L. Lyman, and Ernest B. Beecher, all of Eldora; jaurice E. Reifschneider, Myrle S. £ngelson, Lowell Kulow, and Alert A. Krueger, Jr., all of Hub- jard. Also, George F. Baldwin, transferred to Emmctsburg; Alton E. Vlinner, transferred to Marshalltown; and Helge* W. Pierson, Steamboat Rock, transferred from Minnesota. Pins Plenty ot Wear to Boot William Shakespeare established himself as an actor before be gained fame as a playwright. HERE and THERE Bassett Mr. and Mrs. John S Is Should '· wif» bandiMil? Iw hui- Hew would a 7-y««f-oU dtfln* matrioe*? Kv* «v»r w«th th«m- Yoa'H hear answer* lo questions like thcie in a lively prrtgram of games, quizzes, contests. Children, adulti, bomcmaking experts all pat-- ticipale. Nothing lit* it ao An air. ·Housem Frazee and Mrs. Harriet Sisson spent a day recently at Nashua. Manly--John Hanson, son o£ Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hanson, who spent the past 2 years in infantry {raining at Camp Roberts. Cal., and specialized training in medicine at: the University of Kansas, and was then stationed at a hospital in Denver, is now at his home here. He was honorably discharged, and now plans to finish a law course at the University of Iowa. Chester--Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Knapp'and children of Elma were recent guests oC Chester friends. AHisan--Mr. and Mrs. Chas. J. Miller attended the 40th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Hagarty at the Hagarty home in Greene Sunday. Iowa Falls--Mr. and Mrs. Clifford. Powers are the parents of a daughter born Jan. 29 at an 0ska- loos a hospital. Popejoy--Wilmer James Peterson, who has been stationed at a New York base the past few weeks is spending a 5 day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Peterson. Mclntire--Mrs. Roger Rasmussen and son Arthur Lee left for Manhattan. Kans., to live so they can be near'her husband, Lt. Roger Rasmussen who' is in officers school at Fort Riley, Kans. AIU Vista--Mr. and Mrs. H. W Essman and family of Charles City were guests at the home o Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Weber Sunday. Rudd--The Rev. E. E. Clements accompanied a number of thi members of the M. Y. F. to a fel lowship rally p£ the Mason City group held in the Methodis church in Nora Springs Sunday afternoon and evening. Luverne--Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Hersom were called to Fonda 01 account of the serious illness o an aged aunt Carpenter--Mrs. Mary Nichol son visited at Forest City the gues of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Eu gene Nicholson. Plymouth--Cpl. Laurel Helm i Art linktaftor as MatMr of C«f»moni«i MONDAY THdOUCH RUDAY 1:00 P. M. STATION KGLO home on a 30 day furlough from an army hospital. He is the oldes son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Helm. Hi foot was injured oversea when large log struck him. Waucoma--Born to Mr. an Mrs. William Balk a son Jan. 28 a St. Joseph's hospital, New Hamp ton. Woden--Mrs. Frieda Larson returned home Tuesday from the General hospital at Algona where she has been confined,- following a major operation. Alexander -- The Alexander hatchery, operated by Mr. and Irs. Oscar Hensil, was opened for usiness Monday. Fertile--Mr. and Mrs. E. W. arner and children o£ Greenville. :ich., are visiting at the parental ome of Mr. and Mrs. Gunder egney. Sexton--Mrsl Joe Balk left Tonday for Excelsior Springs, Io., where she will lake treat- ients. Goodell--Mr. and Mrs. Ralph enison returned from a 2 weeks' isit with their son. Flight Of- icer and Mrs. Cleo Jenison who re at Sedalia, Mo. Britt--H. H. Mullin, local insur- nc'e dealer and county relief vorker, became ill recently and s confined to his home. Swaledale--Edwin Ingham re- urned to his work in a defense ilant in Hastings, Nebr., after a 2 veeks' visit with his mother, Mrs. "ennie Ingham. Thompson--Robert Alvey of lollandale, Minn.. Miss Charlotte 'ensen of Albert Lea. Minn., .and \Irs. H. J. Swcnson and daughter. 2Ilen of Forest 'City. Mr. and llrs. Kerm Alvey and Jerry and Caren were recent guests in the B. Alvey home. Swaledale--Miss Virginia Palus, student nurse at St. Mary's lospital, Rochester, M i n n . , returned to her duties after a 2 weeks' vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hans Pahus. M a n l y -- T e d Rumbley o£ the Manly Lumber company attended a lumbermen's convention in Minneapolis last week. He was accompanied by Mrs. Rumbley. Iowa Falls--Mrs. Hattie Caine is a patient in a Des Moines hospital with a fractured hip. She fell Sunday morning as she was leaving her home to attend church. Fanlkner--Mr. and Mrs. Otto Winters took their little daughter, Mary Ann, to Waterloo Monday for examination and treat- DIES IN MINNESOTA Rake -- Funeral services were held Monday at- the Schutter funeral home at Buffalo Center and Zion Lutheran church at Rake for John O. Jordahl, a long time resident of this community who died Jan. 24 at the home of his daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Kluth at Blue Earth, Minn. He was 78 years old. INFANT BURIED Manly--Carol Lyn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Ringham o£ Manly, born Jan. 25, lived but 4 days. Committal service was held Tuesday with the Rev. Harold Henriksen of the Lutheran church officiating. Burial was in the Man- Funeral for Father, Memorial to His Son Held Jointly Tuesday Coulter--The funeral ot Peter Krogh and memorial services for his son, Sven Krogh, were held Tuesday afternoon at 2 p. m. at St. John's church east of Coulter. Mr. Krogh was California where The body ot shipped from he and Mrs. Krogh were visiting their children. Flight Engineer Sven Krogh was killed in action a year ago in the European war theater. The Rev. Mr. Juhl, local pastor, officiated. ENTER BAND CLINIC Jolce--Joice musicians will participate in a band clinic Feb. 15 at' Forest City. LaVerle Field, David Scheie and Ellen Lou Granskou will play iri the 155- piece band. The brass sextette from Joice, which includes Adeline Sanden, Ardis .Lindflott, Syvilla Tweed, VaLois and La- Verle Field and David Scheie will take part in the brass ensemble. Richard Sucher of Mason City is the Joice bandmaster. Of course you want them to look well . . . but please . . . don't sacrifice their foot comfort for it With PIED PIPER Shoes your youngsters look good when they are "dressed up" and yet they are well shod for the toughest and roughest playground tussles. , Wenty of toe room in these shoes . . . built just right! SEEKS DIVORCE Clarion--Dorothy Smith has STUDY FIRST AID Garner--A first aid meeting sponsored by the extension service of the Hancock county Farm Bureau, will be held at the I. O. O. F. hall in Britt Friday afternoon. "First Aid in the Home" will be the topic for discussion. Miss Nora Workman, with the extension service ol Iowa State college, will I be in charge of the meeting. I 105 NORTH FEDERAL brought suit for divorce against J. Hubert Smith charging cruel and inhuman treatment. She asks t h a t ' h e r maiden name, Dorothy ly cemetery with Bride's funeral I H. Helmick, be restored. Plaintiff home in charge. is represented by G. R. Hill. SCO DRUG Match up your make-up on face and legs with ANGELS PREACHING OVER EVERY CITY W H E N W I L L IT BE? W I L L Y O U H E A R T H E M ? READ REVELATION 14, THEN COME TO THE HOTEL HANFORD THURSDAY, FEB. 1 ment by a specialist. Popejoy--Mrs. Herman Kienol and Mrs. Ted Hartkopp were returned home from Mercy hospital, Mason City, Saturday. Alta Vista--The Rev. J. F. Wiehl went to Dubuque Sunday where on Monday he read his 25th anniversary mass. CAKE MAKE-UP foc» imooifi, glowing . . . [fgt a diuiiKilii, nt-bran* «J». OXMM t*sA Ton cr Copp»r far dranoflc «ff«t ttfim to ttraak or tpol -- pong« en Muly. 7:45 P.M. lit ji fws O T H E R L E C T U R E S Wednesday, January 31 On the Brink of Eternity Friday, February 2 New Clothes For Old Without Charge In the Wedge wood Room ii ii Seats Are Free

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