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April 4, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE · -----· , _ . : iviAauiN UITY ULUiJE-GAZETTE TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 1039 5 BRONZE^IARKER TO COMMEMORATE 4-H AT CLARION ·h · · ^^ · · ·· ······ _ _ _ -- -- -- - --·-- i - i '· . · ..- - _, - . . - - - . -PLAQUE WILL HONORBENSON Former Educator of Wright Is Credited With Idea of 4-H CLARION, Iff)--Wright county '4-H clubs are planning to erect a bronze marker to commemorate the birthplace of the 4-H club emblem near here. The plaque will honor Oscar H. Benson, who as county school superintendent here in 1907, is credited with originating the idea of the 4-H emblem while visiting a rural school in Lake township. On Large Boulder The clubs plan to place the marker on a large, native boulder and place on it the inscription: "The birthplace of 4-H club emblem--1907.--In commemoration of the foresight and vision o£ O. H. Benson, Wright county superintendent of schools, who originated the idea and emblem of the 4-H clubs in America." Under present plans the original project membership 3-leaf clover and the present 4-leaf clover emblem of the 4-H clubs will appear in the center of the plaque. Contribute to Fund Members oj all Wright county clubs are contributing to a fund lor .the memorial, and the committee in charge plans to complete it sometime this year. Benson, alter leaving Wright county, served as national director of junior extension work or 4-H club work for the federal government for 10 years, during which time the work was expanded to every state in the nation. At present, Benson is national director of rural scouting, with headquarters in New York City. Services Wednesday for Mrs. Horatio Fay, 83, of Osage OSAGE--Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Champion Funeral home in charge of the Rev. John D. Kern of the Osage Baptist church for Mrs. Horatio Fay, 83, who died Sunday. Surviving are her daughter, Alta, with whom she made her home and her son, Ellery of Portland, Ore. Burial will be in the local cemetery. Frank Kennedy, 48, Swea City Veteran of World War, Dies SWEA CITY--Frank Kennedy, World war veteran, 48, died at the Colman hospital Saturday night from a blood clot. He was a bachelor and had been in the commercial trucking business in Swea City for the past 10 years. He is survived by one brother from Texas who will come here to complete funeral arrangements. TWIN CALVES BORN STACYVILLE -- Twin calves were born on the Falk Brothers farm this week. Recently Fred Huemann's cow gave birth to twins. Loss of Rake Boy's Eye Feared as Air Rifle Shot Result RAKE--Glendon Merle Larson, seven year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Larson, severely injured his right eye when the shot from an air rifle hit him in the eye Sunday evening at 6 o'clock while playing at the home of a neighbor. He was taken to .the Naeve hospital in Albert Lea, Minn., immediately. Doctors fear he will lose his right eye. LOWE ALGONA'S CITY ATTORNEY Succeeds Bonar in New Capacity; New Police Chief Named ALGONA--At a reorganization meeting held Monday afternoon w i t h Algona's newly elected mayor, Leighton Misbach, several changes were made in the city setup. J. D. Lowe was appointed as the neiv city attorney succeeding J. L. Bonar who has served in that capacity for 40 years. Arthur Moulds, who has been on the police force the past year, was appointed the new police chief, succeeding H. E. Van Alstyne. Tim .O'Brian, a former patrolman and who recently has acted as the clerk of the license examiners, was added to the police force. Cecil McGinnis, also a member of the force the past year, was retained. Adah Carlson and her assistant, Laura Mitchell, were re-appointed as city clerks. MOZWWS ARE CONDUCTED Sheffield Man Dies in Kentucky After Lingering Illness SHEFFIELD -- Funeral services for James L; Mozena were held in Sheffield Sunday afternoon at 1:30 at the Wartnaby funeral home with the Rev. B. Brown in charge. Burial was made in Rockford. Mr. Mozena died March 30 in the U. S. Veterans' hospital in Outwood, Ky., from a lingering illness. He enlisted in the U. S. navy in 1923 and saw active service in many parts of the world. He was honorably discharged Oct. 6, 1933. He was also a member of the V. F W. He is survived by his father, N. C. Mozena, one sister, Mrs. G. V Carman, two brothers, C. Mozena all of Sheffield and D. C, Mozena Oakdale. MEFFERX TO SPEAK ALLISON--Mrs. Fred Lane will be in charge of the W. C- T. U meeting which will be held at tht home of Mrs. E. C. Reisetter Wednesday afternoon, April 5 Supt. Holland Meffert of the Allison public school will give a talk IS 83 YEARS OLD 'DUMONT -- Mrs. John Boots celebrated her eighty-third birthday Saturday. BRITT WINNER OF MUSIC TEST Has 13 Firsts in A Class; Thompson of B Schools Highest HURT--The North Central District Music contest closed here Saturday evening. Britt carried off high honors of the contest with 13 firsts. Thompson was high among class B schools with eleven firsts. Armstrong won seven, Swea City six and Burt, Graettingei- .and Rmgsted each live firsts. Other schools winning one or more firsts included Ahjona, Mallard, Lakota West Bend, Ledyard, Titonka Corwith, Emmetsburg, Fenton, Wesley and Luverne, String Bass Solo Results not previously reported follow: In the String Bass solo Class B-C event, Mildred Johnson Brift, the only entry, was rated iri division 2. In the Concert Band Class B event, Britt was in division 1 and Buffalo Center in division 2. In the Trombone Solo Class B-C Meli'in Steinbron, Mallard, rated division 1. Kathryn Haglund, Swea City, Donald Halverson, Thompson, Wallace Hawcolt, Burt and Merle Harms, Buffalo Center, were in division 2. Corwith and Dolliver also had contestants. Tuba Solo Winners At the final session Saturday evening the first event was the Tuba Solo Class B-C. Archie Haughland, Thompson, Gordon Giddings, Buri, and Paul Madsen, Ringsted, were in division 1. Elvin Kluger, Swea City, and Leo Grady, Graettinger, were in division 2. In the Brass Quartet, Class B-C, Thompson was in division 1 and Buffalo Center in division 2. In the Miscellaneous group Stringed Instruments, Class B-C, Britt and Wesley both were in division 1. French Horn Solo In the French Horn solo, Class B-C, iuella Weiske, Burt, Mary Fitzgerald, Britt, and Pearl Haugland, Thompson, were in division 1 and Barbara Wolf, JLuverne in division 2. In the Baton Twirling, Class BC, Ardys Hansing, Thompson, and Miss Francis, Britt, were rated in division I. Luverne, Swea City First In the Chamber group of Wood winds, Luverne and Swea City were in division 1, and Titonka, Armstrong, and Thompson in division 2. Corwith and Buffalo Center also competed. The final event was the Cham ber group of Brass, in · which Ringsted was the only entry and rated division 1. Vocal music judges were Pau Ray, Coe college, Mrs. B. Pear Mapel, Des Moines, and Clifford Royer, Buena Vista college. Instrumental judges were Alexis Parlova, Mankato Teachers college, Victor Moellcr, Worthington Minn., and John McWhirter, Des Moines. Home Wrecked by Natural Gas Explosion Easter Cantata to Be Given on Sunday RAKE -- A two-part Ladie Chorus will give an Easter cantata, "Our Living Lord" at the Liberty Lutheran church Easter eve ning. Miss Ruth Luzum is direct ing the chorus with Adeline Er dahl piano accompanist. ,.. N E W S P R I I G H O S I E R Y In weights for occasion F8JCED AT ^V li ^^5 ·I imi Spift! G O T H A M GOLD STRIPE WSERT SIM -- « stintan copper BRISK -- » light neutral beige SUNRISE ·-- a« animated suiiluu AFTERNOON -- a gleaming rose-boiyo AlOHA -- a radiant sunburnt iiade BURNT TAN -- a golden ua Dflmorvs South Dakotan to Speak at Churches for Lenten Period JOICE--In connection with the Lenten service, a special speaker, K. O. Loken of Watertown, S. Dak., will speak at the Bethany church each evening this . week through Thursday, also here at Concordia on Wednesday afternoon and at Beaver Creek on Thursday afternoon of which churches the Rev. L. F. Scheie is the pastor. SUFFERS SHOCK AFTER ACCIDENT Clarksville Cashier Escapes as Car and Freight Train Meet CLARKSVILLE--H. N. Reints, cashier of the Iowa State bank in Clarksville, escaped with slight injuries, and severe shock when the car he was driving was struck by a northbound freight at the Rock Island crossing on highway 53, in the south edge of Clarksville. The car was demolished in the collision. Several other accidents have occurred at this same crossing, where vision is partially obscured because of nearby houses. Upper Iowa Cappella hoir to Sing Over Stations WOLWSUl FAYETTE -- The Upper Iowa university a cappella choir, under the direction of Prof. Russell G. Harris, will present Upper Iowa's next regularly scheduled broadcast Wednesday, April 12, nt 4 p. m. over WOI and WSOI. This group has just returned from a concert tour in northern Illinois and Eastern Iowa, the highlight of which was Chicago with a broadcast from radio station WLS. During the spring weeks the choir, composed of 35 voices, will be giving concerts in various A natural gas explosion, fo!- lowed by fire, wrecked the home of Mrs. Marie J. Borland In Cedar Rapids early Saturday. The front of tlic house was blown away, the roof fell in, and the foundation was crumbled to bits. Mrs. Borland's brother-in-law, Leo Borland, Virgil BIcKasson, a. roomer in the house, anfl Vance Gardner, a former roomer, were seriously burned and Injured. The men had gone to the basement to shut off the gas supply preparafory to IWrs. Borland's moving from Hie house. 'The simtoff valve was broken in the attempt to close it and the explosion occurred a few moments later when the escaping gas reached the furnace in which a coal fire was burning. {Iowa Daily Tress photo) NEWS-WORLD OF WESLEY IS SOLD Basler Couple From Renwick Buys Paper Owned by Zerbe Pair WESLEY--Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Zerbe, who for the past four and a half years have owned and published the Wesley News-World, sold their publishing establishment Saturday to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Basler of Renwick, who Monday morning, took possession and are this week getting out their first edition. This is their first owned printing shop, Mr. Basler having since his graduation at the loWa University at Iowa City from a journalism course last June, 1938, been employed as an advertising salesman for the Des Moines Messenger. They have one child, a son, Gary, 4, and for the time are driving to and from Renwick. Mr. and Mrs. Zerbe have purchased the Winfield Beacon at Wimield, a town of about 1,000 population in southeastern Iowa and Mi". Zerbe, for the past two weeks, lias been assisting in the editing of that paper. The Zerbes sold their house Saturday to Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Hoot, local hardware dealers. Plan Twelfth Annual "Senior Day" May! at Fayette School FAYETTE--Upper Iowa university's twelfth annual "Senior Day" will be held on the Upper Iowa campus Monday, May 1. Attendance nt previous senior days has averaged 600. A program has been arranged similar to that of previous years which interested the seniors of northeastern Iowa high schools. It will include a play, instrumental and vocal music and will conclude in the afternoon with the Upper lowa-Loras college baseball game. Services for Mrs. Elizabeth Genshaw, 88, Cresco, Held CRESCO--Funeral services were held Monday at the Immanuel Lutheran church for Mrs. Elizabeth Genshaw, 86, her pastor, the Rev. L. W. Moench, officiating, with burial at Oak Lawn cemetery. A son, Bert Graham of Philadelphia, survives. Plymouth Aid Will Convene Wednesday PLYMOUTH--The Ladies Aid of the Methodist church meets Wednesday at the church parlors, Mrs. Ed Phillips and Mrs. Marrion Scarrow entertaining hostesses. Conduct Rites for Leonard Sebastian, 77, Retired Farmer CRESCO -- Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Bradley funeral home for Leonard Sebastian,77, retired farmer of Cresco, who died here after a lingering illness. His wife preceded him in death about six weeks ago. A son, Leslie Sebastian, and daughter, Mrs. Ward Craft, both of near Cresco, survive. The Rev. Arthur D. P h e l p s , minister of the Congregational church, officiated at the funeral, with burial at New Oregon, south of Cresco. HERE and THERE Interesting Items From 125 News Correspondents Throughout North Iowa and Southern Minnesota Born on April 1 GOLDFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. Howard Stevenson are the parents of a nine pound son, Thomas Lawrence, born on Saturday, April 1. Leave for Wisconsin CALMAR--Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Shilling and son, Billy, left Saturday for their home in La Crosse, Wis., after several days' visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Bocvar and family. Visit at Rochester. LIME SPRINGS--Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Thomas drove to Rochester, Minn., Friday and were accompanied home by Roger Buchanan and Peter Garrison who had spent a few days at the C. E. Anderson home. Go io Washington, Iowa CHESTER--Supt. and Mrs. B. L. Eyestone went to Washington to spend the weekend at the home of her parents. Ilome From Hospital FERTILE--Mrs. Sophia Hammervold returned home on Friday evening after spending two weeks at Iowa City state hospital, consulting the clinic there in regard to her health. To Lake Charles, La. CRYSTAL LAKE--Mike Nelson, daughters Raemond, Alice and son, Billie, left Saturday for Lake Charles, La., to spend two weeks visiting their daughter and sister, Mrs. Charles Vanderworker and husband. . Purchases House RAKE--Mrs. Mary Legried purchased the house owned fay G. E. Tananger which has been rented by Mr. and Mrs. Martin C. Olson for the past several years. The new owner will move in May 1. Return From South ALTA VISTA--L. L. Reinhart and his brother, Sam Reinhart, returned last week to their respective homes after spending the winter in the south. L. L: Reinhart visited at the homes of his son, Leroy and daughter. Mrs. Harry Converse and families at Houston, Tex., while his brother spent the winter months at Miami, Fla. Visitors at Rowan HOWAN--Mrs. Edith Ross and daughter, Marladene of Minneapolis, Minn., visited relatives and friends in Rowan last week. Mar- ladene has accepted a position as county leader of 4-H club work in Minnesota. Visit in Minneapolis SHEFFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Kammeier spent the weekend in Minneapolis at the home of their daughter, Mrs. B. B. Webster. On Vacation Visit PLYMOUTH -- Bruce Chilson, son of Dr. and Mrs. A. H. Chilson. who is a student at S. U. I. at Iowa City is spending his Easter vacation with his parents. At Parental Home SHEFFIELD--Milo Rodemeyer, Minneapolis, spent the weekend with his parents, Dr. and Mrs. F. H. Rodemeyer, Residence Moved LEL-AND--W. B. Skellenger and crew of workmen moved the residence recently vacated by John Buren and family from the location on Main street to Mrs. W. P. Buren lots east of the Lutheran church on Saturday. Visits at Sheffield SHEFFIELD--Ashton Carhart, Minneapolis, spent the weekend with his mother, Mrs. H. L. Carhart. Visitors at Greene GREENE--Among the local visitors are Mr. and Mrs. Dan Barth, Charles City; Mrs. E. Lyman, Cedar Rapids; Miss Ruth Barth, Manly; Miss H. Black, Allison; Robert Fischer, Cedar Falls, and Mrs B. McCarthy and daughter, Miss Ruby of Jesup and Dysart, Parents of Son SHEFFIELD -- Mr. and Mrs. Harry Borcherding are parents of a son born Sunday. Are From An oka, Minn. RAKE--Mrs. R. H. Oswald and son, Virgel, of Anoka, Minn., arrived Saturday to spend a week visiting at the Arthur Halverson home and with other relatives here. Returns to Montreal GOLDFIELD--Miss Elsie Keith who was called here several weeks ago by the serious illness and death of her brother, D. H. Keith, left Friday evening for her home at Montreal, Canada. On Business Trip GREENE -- William Gerhard made a business trip to Minneapolis Saturday, Goes to Rochester, Minn. CALMAH--Miss .Seraphia McManus, R. N., left -Friday for Rochester. Minn., where she is employed after a visit at the home of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Marc Broihier. Parents of Son TITONKA--A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Friest on Thursday morning. March 30. Visit at Lake Mills LAKE MILLS--Visitors at the A. F. Ruby home are Mr. and Mrs. William James and family of Hardy and Mr. and Mrs. Warren Ruby, iMinncsotans Visit RAKE--Mrs. J. M. Midthune. Joan. Janet. Robert, and Gary of Minneapolis, Minn., came Saturday to spend a week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Nesheim. Return lo Calmar CALMAR--Mrs. K. Wangsness. T h e o d o r e Wangsness, Agness Wangsness and Mrs. George Holverson and children, Kermit and Constance, arrived home Saturday from a motor trip to Minneapolis. Celebrate Anniversaries RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. Beryl Hanscn and son. Terry, went to Foribault, Minn., Friday for a visit at the Melvin Bailey home. April 1 is the birthday anniversary of Mrs. Bailey and the wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Hansen so they celebrated together. Returns fo los Angeles ROWAN--Miss Mary Steffens returned to Los Angeles, Cal., after spending the past month visiting relatives and friends in Rowan. Goes to Minneapolis LAKE MILLS--Mrs. Gabriel Olson, former resident here, left Sunday for her home in Minneapolis after spending a few days visiting friends. From Blooming Prairie, Minn CARPENTER -- Miss Evelyn Farrington of Blooming Prairie Minn., is visiting at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Ed Dreher and grandmother, Mrs. B. Gilbertson. Returns to Carpenter CARPENTER -- Mrs. C. M. Goldberg returned from Rochester Friday where she had been for treatments and a major operation at St. Mary's hospital. Visitor From Chicago LAWLER--Father Wynne of the dominican order, Chicago, arrived Sunday and will hold a three day retreat for the men of Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish. Missionary Society to Meet Wednesday KANAWHA -- T h e Woman's Foreign Missionary society of the Methodist church will meet Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. John May with Mrs. Emery Sanford as assistant hostess. Mrs. S. A. Barber will be the leader of devotions and Mrs. W. H. Darrah, the p'rogram leader. Mrs. Julia McEvoy Buried at Dougherty DOUGHERTY--Mrs. Julia McEvoy was buried here Tuesday morning in St. Patrick's cemetery. She died in Dubuque Saturday morning. She is survived by one son, Leo of Mason City. IB 70 YEARS OU SWALEDALE -- Mrs. Jennie Ingham celebrated her seventieth birthday Sunday. Forty-five relatives and friends were present. Returns CALMAR to Calmar Miss Germaine Kryson, R. N., of St. Mary's hospital, Rochester, arrived home Saturday for a week's visit at the home of her mother, Mrs. Frank Kryson and family. Return From South GOLDFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. W. E. McGowan r e t u r n e d home Thursday from a three months' vacation trip through Florida and other southeastern states. Leaves for Davenport GREENE--R. Kocher left Sat- uciay night for a few days' stay at Davenport. At Parental Home BRITT -- Miss Irma Morgan who teaches at Hampton spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Morgan, and brother, Dr. Harold Morgan, and family. At Parental Home SWALEDALE -- Mrs. H o l l y Shaffer of Nevada spent several days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. McCaulley. Parents of Son CALMAH--Mr. and Mrs. James Yirkosky are the parents of a nine and one-half pound boy born to them at their home Saturday night At Parental Home CARPENTER -- Orie Heard, Worthington, Minn., spent the weekend at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Heard. Returns to School CHESTER--Robin Larson returned Saturday to Cornell college after spending the week's spring vacation at home. On Vacation Visits SHEFFIELD -- Abigail Gilchriest, Betty A t k i n s o n and Frances Atkinson, students at Grinneii college, Grinnell, are spending a week's vacation at their respective homes here. YOU Always win on GOSSARD'S Magic Circle . . . because You are ONE of the Seven Basic Types MISS DAVIS GOSSARD'S Figure Stylist will gladly analyze Your Figure, and suggest the correct GO S SARD for You . . . She will be here ONLY Wednesday, April 5th Damon's

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