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Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, January 29, 1943
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FRIDAY. JANUARY 29, 16*3 Charles City News RITES HELD FOR MRS, A, WEGNER Survived by Husband, Two Children at Home C H A R L E S CITY--Funeral services were conducted at Grossman's chapel Thursday afternoon for Mrs. Albert Wegner, 39, who died in the Cedar Valley hospital here following an illness o£ one week. The Rev, Arnold Jahr, pastor of St. John's Lutheran church of Nashua, officiated at the service here and at the churcj- in Nashua. Burial was in Gc- :n- wood cemetery at Nashua. Mrs. Wegner was born June 15, 1903 at Waterloo, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Shultz. She was married to Albert Wegner at Charles City, Oct. 4, 1922. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Margaret and Bu^y, her parents, one sister, Mrs. Irving Ryan of Waterloo, and one brother, Albert Shultz, also of Waterloo. One brother, Harold Shultr, preceded her in death five years ago. RITES SATURDAY FOR MRS, BECK Dies on Wednesday Following Operation C H A R L E S C'l T Y--Funeral services will be held Saturday al'ernoon at 2 o'clock at the Grosmann chapel for Mrs. Viola Beck, 91, who died late Wednesday afternoon at the Cedar Valley horpital following an operation. Bom on Feb. 18, 1858, at Hamilton, Ind., she moved with her family to Charles City in 1860. She was married to Charles F. Beck. They resided on a farm in Greene until 1904. Mr. Beck preceded her in death in 1906. She is survived by one daughter, Florence, Charles City. Mrs. Beck was a charter member of both the Rebekah and Pythian Sister temple in Greene, later transferring membership to the chapters in Charles City. She was past noble grand and past chief of the orders. Since living in Charles City, she was a member o£ the Christian church. Funeral Thursday for Mrs. Fred Vermilya C H A R L E S CITY--Mrs. Fred Vermilya, 75, died Thursday morn- day morning at her home, 400 Kelly street, following a short illness. She was born Sept. 20, 1867 at Monmouth, III. She is survived by her husband, who is owner of the Charles City Trading- store, and three sisters: Mrs. H. O. Sawyers, of Seymour, Iowa; Mrs. J- F. Reed of Ottumwa, Iowa, and Mrs. J. D. Johnston, of Charles City. One daughter, Bonnie Lee, preceded her in death in 1910. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. H. M. Grant, pastor of the First Methodist church, Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at Grossmann's chapel, with burial in Riverside cemetery. Heat Begins to Fail in 21 Omaha Buildings After Labor Dispute OMAHA, (ff)--Heat began to fail Thursday in 21 downtown Omaha buildings served by the Brandeis power plant as labor difficulties between the Brandeis representatives and the operating engineers' union, an A. F. of L. affiliate, entered a new phase. The buildings included the city hall, where attorneys and other: wore overcoats to keep warm. During the night the union ordered heat stopped in all of the buildings except the Faidley and Baird buildings, which provide space for army and navy offices When E. F. Pettis, secretary- treasurer of the Brandeis company, arrived at the plant at 6 a. m., he found only one of. three boilers in operation. Pettis declared he asked the men to fire up another boiler "to keep the buildings warm until we can find out what this is all about," but the men said the union would not permit them to Taylor, Formerly Editor of Star-Clipper at Traer, Succumbs TRAER, UP)--E. E. Taylor, 81, for more than 50 years prominent in the civic life of Traer, died Thursday morning after an illness of several months. Mr. Taylor edited the Traer Star-Clipper when it was named as the besl country weekly in the United States in 1927, 1928 and 1930. Three months ago he sold the paper to his sons, Elmer, Jr., and Harry, and Cecil Martin. Another son, Glen, is a bank president in Phoenix, Ariz. Mrs. Taylor survives. Born near Traer in 1861,'in ,, log cabin, Mr. Taylor began his newspaper career by setting type in the Clipper office, Traer's tirsi newspaper. When he was 17 he founded the Traer Slar. Franciscan friars were the first white men to set foot what is now Nevada. They crossed the territory on their way to California in 1775. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE HERE and THERE Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota E A G L E ' GROVE--c. o. Schwenck is recuperating from a serious case of sciatic rheumatism, and is being taken care of at the Raymond Jordan home, on North Commercial avenue. EAGLE GBOVE--Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brauman and family have gone to Albuquerque, N. Mex., Afhere they expect to make their future home. EAGLE GBOVE--Ensign Robert Younkin of Denver, Colo., has been a guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. McBeth. He is an instructor in the naval air corps in Denver, and was cnroute to Corpus Christi, Tex. Mrs. Younkin, the former Virginia McBeth is visiting with her parents for a time CORWITH--Louis Erickson returned Sunday night from San Diego, Cal., where he had been stationed with the U. S. armed forces for the past three months. Mr. Erickson has reached the 38 year age limit and has been given an honorable discharge, THORNTON--Mrs. Fred Throssel who with her husband has operated the Eau Kay Barber and Beauty Shoppe for several years, has disposed of the beauty shop equipment to Seydell Floy and leaves Sunday to join her husband at New London, Iowa. Mr. Throssel is employed as inspector in the Burlington munitions plant. CORWITH--The D. Y. T. club met Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Clarence Oxley, instead of Mrs. Vern Zeigler, as Edna Zeigler has the mumps. GREENE--Mrs. V. B. Anderson left Wednesday for Seattle, Wash., to join Lt. Anderson for a short visit. Their two children are with their grandmother in the Ander- son.home at Greene. Mr. Anderson served as a recruiting officer at Kansas City until Jan 12, when he was called to seaboard duty CORWITH--The Woman's Federated club met Tuesday with Mrs. Frances Barkley. Mrs. Neva Hauswirth give a review of the book, "Days of Our Years," written by Pierre, van Passen. CORWITH--Frank Clapsaddle, living west of Corwith, will hold a closing out sale Thursday, Feb. 4, when he will dispose of his farm machinery and stock. Because of ill health, Mr. Clapsaddle is forced to retire, but will continue to make his home on his farm which his son, Charles, will manage, NORA SPRINGS--E. E. Sherman and Henry Buckman returned home Tuesday morning from a weekend business trip to Chicago. GREENE--The Handicraft club met .Thursday at the home of Mrs. John A. Ludemann. Mrs. C. F. Frudden had charge of the program. - - . . . STILSON--Mrs. L Callison now in her 86th year, is very sick with an attack of neuritis, since last Saturday. CORWITH--Mr. and Mrs. Emil Sorenson are remodeling the house they recently purchased from the Ben Major estate and are planning to move into town as soon as the work is completed. They held a farm sale Thursday. Their son Charles, will take charge o£ the farm. NORA .SPRINGS--Mrs. .Alma Fame went to Waterloo Monday, where she will take a four-week defense training course in the West Waterloo high school building. NORA SPRINGS--J. Leonard Davies o£ Cresco called on his parents, the Rev. and Mr:. Robert Davies, here Tuesday afternoon. He was on his way home from Des Moines, where he had attended a meeting o£ the executive board of the state teachers' association. NORA SPRINGS--Miss Mary Coleman left Sunday to return to her teaching duties at Sioux Falls, 5. Dak. Mrs. Chris Paulson has been engaged to assist in the care of her father, G. H. Coleroan, who sufferer another stroke Monday an iUll n q u i t e a se r'ous condition. CORWITH--Mrs. Hazel Peterson is confined to her bed by illness and is being cared for at the home of Mrs. Frances Oxlcy. SPILLVILLE--Alvin Sbiral of the U. S. navy, and Pvt. Bohumir * . l i m e s h of Califormnia, are spending their furlough here WEST UNION-E. T. Alcorn, postmaster, left Friday for the army, as a private, with the hope of soon entering a volnnteer train ing school for officers NORTHWOOD-Hugh L. Loedle of Xelso, Wash., an uncle of Mr; H. H. Satterlee of this city was a guest from Monday to Wednesday in the Satterlee v home. The Leedle family formerly resided in North wood and in Mitchell county Robert Lccrile, father of Hugh L Leedle, operated the mill on the Cedar river at Otranto and also at usage for several years " LYLE, Minn.--Lt. L. 'M. Wall arrived Tuesday morning for Pri h \' S wi £ e and in fant 0 daughter. From here he goes to Texas, where no win be stationed. His wife and baby will join him soon SHEFFIELD-W. B. Trowbridge has gone to Harrisburg, Pa., on a week s business trip. He will also visit his sister, Mrs. S. H. McNall and family. DANCE --at-The Avolon Ballroom Manly, Iowa SATURDAY, JAN. 30 BOB BLACK And His Orchestra Admission 35c, Tax Incl. ACKLEY -- Clarence Humke, 'armer north of Ackley, made a business trip to Omaha, Neb., where he bought two carloads of young feeder cattle. HUTCHINS--Pvt. Loren Cook :s training at Camp Phillips, Kans. Mrs. Cook recently went to Salina, Kans., to make her home there. ACKLEY--Rebekah Circle met Friday in the home o£ Mrs. Frank LAWMAKING PAY $3,100 DAILY Expect Cost to Be on Par With Other Years DES MOINES, W--The current session of the Iowa legislature is costing approximately $3,100 a day. C. Fred Porter, state comptroller, estimated Thursday that .it would cost about $310,000 for the session, which usually lasts aboul 100 days. That' would be about the same as the cost of previous sessions. Porter said. * * * Porter pointed out that the cost of the session probably would not vary from previous years because, while the salaries of the clerks and other em- ployes were raised this year because of the increased living cost, there will be matching reductions in other expenses. In the last session $1,150 was spent to settle an election contesl and there is no such contest this year. Printing the records of the last session cost $34,418 and Porter said that would be reduced considerably this year if the session is shortened as many lawmakers have suggested. The cost of the last session was approximately 5308,952. Among the major expenditures were: Senators' salaries, $52,000; representatives' salaries, $109,500; senators' mileage, $645; representatives' mileage, $1,398; senate em- ployes, $34,436; house employes $58,847; chaplains, $620; extra help in the law library, $3,405 extra help for custodian work $7,710; inaugural of the governor, $316; miscellaneous equipmenl (typewriters, etc.), $2,303. BARNEY ROSS KAYOED'CHAMP' Chief Offered Him Daughter as Reward PITTSBURGH, (£)--The story f how Barney Ross, U. S. marines lero and former boxing champion, kayoed a native "champ" in Samoa and was astonished when a native chief offered him his daughter in marriage as a reward, was disclosed here Thursday. Ben Malamude, former Pittsburgh basketball player serving as a pharmacist second class, re- ated the incident in a letter. Re- 'erring to Ross as "one of my patients," Malamude wrote: "Incidentally, in Samoa, the ma- .·ines made Barney get into the .'ing with a colored native French soldier, who was giving our army and navy heavyweights a going TM'er. "This guy weighed 215 pounds, and was the idol of all the natives. Everyone wanted Barney (former welter, junior welter and lightweight titlist), to fight him but Ross didn't care for the idea The prestige of the marines was ai stake, however, and the match was finally made. "They used 16 ounce gloves, but Barney had the Samoan on the deck 11 times before putting him away in the sixth round. Ross became the big hero then, and one of the native chiefs offered him his daughter in marriage anc wanted him to share his crown." Dr. Barger Installed as President of Iowa Veterinary Association DES . MOINES, (/P)--Dr. J. A Barger of Des Moines was in- sealled as president of the Iowa Veterinary Medical association Thursday as its annual convention drew toward a close. Dr. George A. Hawthorne 01 Clarinda was elected president for 1944. Other new officers are Dr. V V. Vanderloo of Dubuque, vice president; and Dr. C. C. Franks of Des Moines, re-elected secretary and treasurer: and Dr. Robert D Wall of Des Moines, executive officer of the fourth district. Buy War Savings Bonds A Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. * AFTER THE PRESIDENT'S Birthday Ball stop in for a treat . . . food or beverage. We have what you like . . . and serve it the way you like it, THE SODA GRILL DANCE of RIVERSIDE BARN DANCE 725 North Kentucky Saturday, January 30 Music by HAZEL and Her Bond Admission 30c, Tax Incl. 39th Annual Danish MASQUERADE BALL SURF BALLROOM Clear Lake Tuesday, Feb. 2 SCANDINAVIAN ACCORDION BAND 7-CaAJnzes-7 LADIES 37c GENTS 78c Late Bos to Mason City Adventures of a Professor and Bubble Dancer in Preview Film at Cecil By MAGLOPH "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" was the light repast which topped oft the evening's entertainment, "Pittsburgh," at the Cecil theater Thursday evening for preview* :rowds. Bearing no relation to the song, nor to Mary Martin, the comedy is about what happens when a bubble dancer and a professor of astrophysics (whatever that is) get together. It all happens when the bubble dancer, Martha O'Dris- Actors,, Authors and Critics at Woollcott Memorial Services NEW YORK, (ff)--Actors, authors, playwrights and critics attended memorial services in Columbia university's McMillin theater Thursday for Alexander Woollcott, who died Saturday night after becoming ill during a radio broadcast. There were no religious services. The body of the author and raconteur w a s cremated Tuesday The ashes will be deposited a Hamilton College, N. Y., his alma mater. GROW 15-LB. CELERY STALK CHULA VISTA, Cal., (U.R)--A 15-pound stalk of celery, presumably spurred to such growth by the government's new wartime agricultural drive for greater production, is believed to have been the largest celery stalk ever grown in the state. John C. Maurer anc Sons, who produced it and have been growing celery for 50 years stated it was the largest they haw ever seen. Coffee Shop Is OPEN ALL NIGHT EVERY NIGHT Jefferson Coffee Shop At the Bus Depot Specie! Saturday LUNCHEON ROAST TURKEY Celery Dressing Cranberry Sauce 35c Try Our Evenint Dinners 35 up · Birbrcaii Bib,. Steak. Cbjeken. Sea Food* The Covered Wagon "Fireproof" "Where Fool Is Kii\«" W« Cmler to Fartlei 1 ( I i i ( ( i MOVIE PARADE Lol WASHINGTON,' (/P)--American oldiers sent to Egypt will find it's perfectly proper to "zoop" their MOVIE MENU CECIL--"Stand By AH Networks" Friday only. "The Black Swan" starts Saturday. PALACE--"Stand By AH Networks" Friday only. "China Girl" and "Secrels of a Co-ed" start Saturday. STRAND--"Penny Serenade" and "Pacific Rendezvous" end Friday. "Deep in the Heart of Texas" and "Sullivan's Travels" start Saturday. STATE--"Parachute Nurse" and "Scattergood Meets Broadway." LAKE--(Clear Lake) -- "Grand Central Murder" and ".Mexican Spitfire's Elephant." indirect Report Is Made That Russians fiave Entered Petsamo LONDON, (If)--The Morocco ·adio broadcast a report Thursday jredited to "a Swedish source" lhat the red army had entered Petsamo, Finland. The broadcast was heard by the Associated Press. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette :arrier boy. coll, is enroute to the hospital in a taxi not quite fleet enough for the stork. She and the baby arrive at practically the same moment at the home of the professor, Richard Carlson. Well, it's an interesting situation and equally interesting are the developments. Others in the cast include Cecil Kellaway, Frances Giffoi'd, Florence Bates, Mabel Paige, Velma Berg, Francis Pierlot, Fern Emmett, Betty Farrington, Milton Kibbee, Maurice Cass and Alfred Hall. BENEFIT DANCE I. O. O. F. HALL Mason City Saturday, Jan. 30 ProfiU will be donated to President's BirtlKfaj- Ball fund . . . t o flfhl Infantile Paralysis. Music by EARL'S Rhythm Orchestra 75c Couple LAST TIMJES FRI. ^^^^ "PENNY SERENADE" Irene Dunn* - Cary Grant "Pacific Rendezvous" Lee Rowtnan FUN' SITES WEn. AND TK1. SAT. - Sl/N. - MON, ·E HrtCH-HIIED " TOHEMPEM.../ JOEL McCREA VERONICA "DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS" Johnny Mark Brown " ^ SERIAL - NEWS I.ATE SHOW SATUKnAY XITK ENBS FKIIIAV "PAKACmiTE NURSE" . "Se*tler(ood Meets Broadway" IT'S rax KITE STABTS SAT. Tht Range Buster* 'tXAS rootlet* Mtr*'sfo»Sno W to CO-HIT aw* -^ Away-- ""BnEHyiMK t* KAY KYSER'S BAND PLUS--CARTOON A N D NEWS CLEAR UKEi FRIDAY - SATURDAY VAN HEFLIN CECILIA PARKER 'Grand Central Murder CO-HIT LEON ERROL "Mexican Spitfire's Elephant" Serial "Perils of Nyoka" SUN. - MON. - TUES. Clwdette's MS! exc'rtwg rtMMwy J O N E S . FRAZEE . JEAN Continuous Sunday 1 to H Kids lOc - .Irs. 19c - Adulls 30c t's Courteous to ink 3 Cups of »ffee in Egypt coffee. And in either Egypt or Iran, to as'oid offending their hosts, they should drink three cups of coffee but refuse a fourth. Those nre some o£ the hints in the army's newest guidebook which the war department disclosed Thursday had been issued to troops in Iran, Egypt and New Caledonia. DANCING BUILDS MORALE DANCE: KEEP THOSE SPIRITS UP Fezz Fritsche Tonite · OLD TIME · CHUCK COFFEE and Kis Orch. Featuring Kachel Saxlon SAT. and SUN. Danish Masked Bali Tues. Scandinavian Accordion Band--Public Invited. LATE BUS FRIDAY--HUCK SHAFFER -^lUC AND HIS UillJS '· NEW SENSATIONAL BAND HOTEL HANFORD Sfartin? 7 p. m. Dinner and Dancing all evening. $|. 50 Plus Person 1 Tax DANCING ONLY, ALL EVENING A la Carte Service Person 33c Plus Tax TODAY (Fri. Only) "STAND BY ALL NETWORKS." John Beal STARTS SAT. SOMETHING TO GET EXCITED ABOUT! romance that ever pounded, your heart! .x^^^^K^VT s ' *% TIERNEY - MONTGOMERY · BARI CbinaCiri VICTOR McLAGlEN Alan Baxter · Slg Rumann co-HIT A SCARING TALE OF A G18I/5 MAU INFATUATION; LATE SHOW EVERY SAT. NITE NEW LOW PRICES MAT. . 21 c EVE. - 30e P l u s Tax CHILD. IOC loday (Friday) "Stand By AH Networks" WHERE BIGGER AND BETTER SHOWS PLAY Starts Saturday ^...with black villainy7witrv (fiery romance, with breathless deeds of daring ;.. ini the roaring era of Lovej Cold and Adventure!/" Tyrone Maureen, POWER- O'HARA t* m*^, rTm*L. uTMMvfo/ ·?'.'.' C Laird Cre ga r'-lTh omo* 'Mitchell · George Sander*' Anlhonyduinn- George Zucco · Extra Added · "BARNYARD WAAC" (Cartoon) "UNUSUAL OCCUPATION" PARAMOUNT NEWS LATE SHOW SATURDAY NITE 10 P. M

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