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Thursday, February 1, 1945
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THUBSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1945 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE InstattmentLoan Bill for State Banks Passes Senate* 37-11 2 AMENDMENTS ARE ACCEPTED lowans Could Borrow at $6 Per $100 Charge Ocs Mobies, (8*1--lowans could borrow up to $2,500 from state banks at a charge not exceeding $8 per $100 or one per cent per mouth under a bill which · now goes to the house of representatives, having passed the state senate Wednesday. . The senate passed the installment loan bill 37 to 11. The bill would limit installment loans by any one bank to 15 per cent of its total resources and maximum period of a loan to 24% months. National banks also could avail themselves of the privileges accorded state supervised banks by the bUL A measure^ which would allow larger aid payments to large families under the aid to dependent children act was recommended Wednesday, by the house child welfare committee. The bfll would increase the yn^yunmfTft \vhidl pijjV be pid, to one family from the present $50 to $75 and boost payments to a single child from the present $15 maximum to $18. Each additional child now is allowed up to $10 but not more than $50 to one family. The bill would raise the figure lor additional children to $12. ' ' The national 'defense committee proposed creation of an 11-member Iowa development commission to replace the present Iowa industrial and defense commission. The members.would be appointed by the governor and include 2 .legislators from each house. ' Before passing, the installment loan bill, the senate accepted 2 amendments from the floor. The amendments reduced the original provisions from a charge of $7 per $100 or 1.1 p_er cent per month and put in the limit of one bank's total installment lending-to 15 per cent of its total resources. 6ILUGAN BUYS GRAND THEATER Sheffield --The Grand theater "owned fay Dr.-F. H. Rodemeyer, Sheffield,'was sold the-past week to L. P. Gilligan of Kanawha. The theater was built in 1937 by Dr. Rodemeyer and. is one'of .North Iowa's finest modern theaters. Dr. Rodemeyer assumed ; management of .the .theater until AprtU 1938, when he leased it to Mr, Gilligan,.who has since operated it. · Mr. Gilligan also manages the Tallcorn theater in Kanawha. Plan Memorial Rijes for Lt. Paul Holland Bode-- Memorial services for Lt Paul Holland, son of Mr. and Mrs Leo Holland, will be held at the Lutheran church Sunday at 2:30 p m. Lt Holland was killed in Germany Dec. 23. HOME COSTS $6,000 New Hampton-- Emil Boos sold his house on North T.irm av -e., to Mrs. George KJerna for a reported consideration .of more than $6,000. The house is tenanted by J M. Page. GI Returns FromC-B-I War Theater Cresco--S. Sgt. James Owens is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Owens. He arrived in the states recently after spending 3 years in the China-Burma-India theater of war. Sgt. Owens made, the trip to San Pedro, Cal., on a naval transport that brought back to the states hundreds of wounded navy and army men besides several hundred civilians. The trip took 36 days. , , He will report from here to Hot Springs, Ark, for reclassification and reassignment. PLAN SURVEY OF COUNTY DITCHES 60 Farmers Selected to Assist in Project Clarion--Plans have been completed with the Wright county board of supervisors, the soil conservation service and state and county extension service to. make a reconnaissance survey of the public drainage system of Wright county Feb. 5, , Over 200 miles of open ditches will be surveyed lor any conditions which will obstruct the ready Dow of water, such as vegetable growth, amount of silting and the erosion of banks. The condition of private and public tile outlets will also be observed and recorded on the survey map. Paul Jacobson, district agent for the soil'conservation service, wiB supervise the survey. He will be assisted by other drainage engineers from the soil conservation service, extension engineers from Iowa State college and county engineers supplied by · the county boards. From 4 to 6 engineers will work on the survey until it is completed. . A county soil -conservation committee has been appointed by the Wright county Farm Bureau. They are George Hake of Belinond, chairman; Jelske Cramer, Wall Lake; George Frohling, Eagle Grove; Fred Kraft, Boone township; and Allan. Robinson, L a k e township. Sixty farmers have been selected by the county soil conservation committee and board of supervisors to assist the drainage engineers with the survey.-. Each farmer asked to give one-half day of his.time helping'with the survey in his own community. One engineer and one farmer will make a team and from. 4 to 5 miles of ditch can be surveyed each half day. It is expected that the entire drainage survey of Wright county can be coanleted in 2 weeks. An open meeting will be held in every township in the county after completion of the survey. Soil conservation engineers will show the results of the survey at -this time. Leland Buttermaker Takes Minnesota Job Leland -- W. J. Anderson; local buttennaker, has accepted an-advanced position with the creamery at Melrose,. Minn., and will take charge there March 1. At this time no one has been, hired to take his place. Through snow, rain, sleet--schedules «re consistently maintained, carrying the nation's .flight and passengers every d»y of the yew, « IIC ^ W i* ««« *°"M P« «» * background in dealing with emergencies. If yon had seen it go through yesterday, icesheathed from pilot to tender, wouldn't you have felt like giving a cheer for cha monarch of sub-zero weather? Following along behind were car after car of those products of your farm or factory, far «the eye could see. And yon knew they'd ga tier* tetdy to do * wartime job. Mass-production and mass-movement, when tied co Amen- can ingenuity, are took of victory, both here and over the sea* Prompt and safe handling has always been a watchword with men of the Soo Line-one of America's railroads united in the war effort. .M INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM F«r tuUUnee In ?: at yonr ,, ( r . ve , , t rti*nu, SSfc SSZff J GUERRILLA SERVICE ENDS --Mrs. Iraline Dunning Acpsta' (left), and daughter Dolly Dunning, 15, formerly of Los Angeles, are shown in Dagupan, Luzon, in the Philippines after being flown out from a secret guerrilla airfield^ by Piper Cub plane. Both are Americans who were in Manila at the start of the war and have been working with Filipino guerrillas. Mrs. Acosta, who at one time lived in Milwaukee, Wis., holds the rank of lieutenant while her daughter worked as a nurse. HERE and THERE Britt--Mrs. Grace Winters, after spending 2. weeks with Britf friends and with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schwab of near Corwith, returned to her home in Wayland. I* Koy, Minn.--Floyd Wells, who has been in the navy for some time and in the Western hospital several months, has been honorably discharged and returned home a week ago. He had rheumatic fever. Garner--Hancock county Representative W. S. -Pritchard spent the weekend with his son in Garner. Mr, and Mrs. Pritcha_rd are living in Des Moines while the legislature is in session. Gobdell--Mrs. V. Harris of Murdock, Kans., is spending a few days with her husband. Mr. Har- ris.recently purchased an interest in the .Goodell State Savings bank. Mra^jHarris is ' employed in the Murdocfc bank but will come here to live: "April '1: Geneva--rCpL Paul Neymeyer is home on an 11-day furlough from Camp Gordon, Ga., with his parents, Mr. and-Mrs. Buri Neymeyer. Hutchlns--Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dallman and daughter, Frances, and Miss Lillian Swanson and their guest, Harold Manson of Dundee, went to Algona recently to surprise Mr. and Mrs. Guy Harmon on their 23th wedding anniversary. .Clarion--Mrs. A. J. Bredahl and son, Mark, are visiting her sister, Mrs. M. G. Holmes in Omaha, Nebr., Chester--Mrs. Harold Jones and Miss Beth Thomas of Waterloo were recent Chester visitors. ' Stacyville--Paul Spartz, cadet at Truax Field, Madison, Wis., visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Spartz. Popejoy--Melvin Slagle of Iowa Falls, who came from Farragut, Idaho, for a : 5-day leave, spent Tuesday with his brother, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Slagle. Goldfield--T/Sgt Paul Beveridge, who has been-many months in New Guinea, is on furlough and has been visiting friends in this vicinity fir several days. He goes from, here to Miami Beach, Fla. Editor and Mrs. Wiley Beveridge and son of Sumner visited here Sunday. Alia Vista--Vincent Lentz, Virgil and Emil Chihak and Henry Attleson took S. Sgt ' Alphonse Chihak to Waterloo where he boarded a train for Hot Springs, Ark., after spending his furlough here. , Bradford--Elmer Peer, with the navy in the South Pacific, Mrs. Clark Walsh of Davenport, Mrs. [ra Hartman of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Peer and daughter and Mrs. Dale Ward of Des Moines were visitors at the J. W. Flynn' some. Geneva -- Mr. and Mrs. Burt Meymeyer sold their home to Ed Warneke of Ft. Dodge. It will be occupied by Clyde Knoll. West Union--Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pels, whose 25th wedding anniversary occurred Saturday were loriored on 2 occasions that day at their home. Relatives came at noon for a picnic dinner, and a group of friends came that evening. Allison--Miss Fanny Gannon, iome management specialist of Iowa State college, was to lead a discussion on planned spending, including outlook for home equipment in the immediate postwar period at a meeting at the courthouse Thursday. 'Sheffield--Cpl. Merlin Hardman, Mountain Home, Idaho, is spending a 15-day furlough with Mrs. Hardman and their 2 children. Bristow -- Mrs. Herman Niehaus, 80, has been quite ill here at her home but is showing some improvement. ' Blceyille--Mrs. Norbert Burke is visiting her father, E. L. Wiley in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was called to Ohio to attend the funeral of an uncle. Hanlontown--Sgt. Donald Ouverson returned to Fort Leavenworth, Kans., after spending a furlough with his wife and son Dennis. Lyle, Minn.--Gerald Hartson sold his restaurant 'and beer business including the building, to Hugh Brynn of Austin,'Minn. Hanlontown--Carpenters mate 2/c and Mrs. Louis Westfall left for their home at Wililamsburg, Va., where the former is stationed with the seabees. Rake--S. Sgt. and Mrs. Maurice B. Felde of Alexandria, La., are the parents of a son born Jan. 19. The mother is the former Marcella Benson. Manly--Miss Gladys Borg of Northwood visited at-the 1 home of Mr. and Mrs. Duncan McKercher at Manly. : KicevUle--Mrs. Kate feuese and Mrs. Charles Graff returned from Waterloo where they visited with relatives. · West Union--An employes meeting of Interstate Power Company workers was held Monday in West Union, with approximately 40 persons from 10 points in the district present. " · Wsncoma--Mr. and Mrs. John E. Farley went to Rochester, Minn., Sunday bringing home their daughter, Jean, a senior cadet nurse at St. Mary's hospital. After 3 weeks' vacation Miss Farley will receive further training at the Veterans' hospital at St Cloud, Minn. Manly--Mrs. .Homer Schlotterback entertained the U. S. W. at her home when they made hospital slippers. Mrs. Henry Alitz was hostess tq another group the same evening when they worked on wool quilts. Dougherty -- Mrs. Ella Breen and Mr. and Mrs. James O'Connor atended the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hall in Farley Tuesday. Dcunont--Mr. and Mrs. Harm Bents and daughter, Evelyn, Mrs, William Bents and children; Mrs. Dora Ubben and daughters and George Stackhou'se attended a dinner Sunday at the John Gmiss home at Rockford in honor of a nephew, Cpl. Corely Gruiss who has returned from 2% years of service overseas. Rndd--Mr. and Mrs. Lyle En gel, Greenfield, are the parents of a son born at the Methodist hospital, Des Moines, Jan. 15. The mother is the former Corienne Smith, who was a teacher in the Luveroe school at one time. Carpenter -- Pvt. Walter Beltz, Fort Sill, Okla., came Saturday to spend a 16-day furlough with his wife and children. Lnverne--Mrs. Fred Kruse and her brother, Harold Davidson, left for Robertson, HI., to see their mother, who suffered a broken hip in a fall 2 weeks ago. Wancoma -- s / s £^ .Vincent Brannon in service in England and France for 18 months, arrived Friday for 20 days' furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James E. Brannon and his brother, Leonard Brannon, and family. Latimer--Petty Officer 2/c Fred Crowther o£ San Francisco, Cal., and Mrs, Crowther of Marshalltown were recent visitors at the Floyd Muhlenbruck home. Stacyville--Mrs. Harold Hockaday and children of Savannah, HI., are visiting at the parental John Brown home. Lyle, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hammond .and daughter, Beverly of Radcliffe, came Tuesday to visit Mrs. Hammond's mother, Mrs. Amelia Ostenson, who has been ill. Chester--Mrs. Lee Teach went to Rockford, 111., to visit her sisters, Mrs. Ruth Stokes and Mrs. Leonard Kolstad. St. Ansjar--Miss Alice Wirth has returned to her position in Milwaukee after spending several weeks with her mother, Mrs. Josephine Wirth. She was called here by the illness and death of her father, John Wirth, Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations GARNER -- the Madison and Ellington t o w n s h i p nutrition meeting wil be held at the Madison Center schoolhouse Tuesday. LYLE, Minn. -- Lyle American Legion Auxiliary was to meet with Mrs. O. G. Blakestad Thursday afternoon. , GARNER -- The Ladies Aid of _it: Paul's' lAjtheran church will meet at the church Thursday afternoon. The Walther League was to meet Thursday evening. GARNER--The board of direc- ;ors of the Hancock county Farm Sureau will hold regular meeting at the Farm Bureau office Wednesday. - GARNER--The mission study group of the W. S. C. S. of the Methodist church will meet at the parsonage · Friday afternoon. ' ST. ANSGAR--Mrs. Fred Vedder and Mrs. O. F. Wilke were to be hostesses to the Immanuel Lutheran Aid society at the church Thursday afternoon. GARNER--The Garner C u b Pack will meet Tuesday evening at the high school. Cubmaster Paul Beckwith has requested all parents and cubs to b«» present, GARNER--The Ladies Aid of Zion Reformed church will meet at the church Friday afternoon; ST. ANSGAR--Airs. O. A. Langehough, Mrs. Melvin Sponheim and Mrs. Selmer Sponheim were to be hostesses to the First Luthi eran Ladies Aid society' at the parish house Thursday afternoon. FLAN SOILS MEETING Garner--The Hancock county extension service is sponsoring a soils meeting at the I.O.OJF.-" ball in Britt Tuesday. The meeting will 'open at 10 a. m. and will stress fertilizer needs on various types of soils for efficient., crop production. The need of lime on certain soils will also be discussed. CO-OP DECLARES DIVIDEND OF 10% Annual Report Shows , Net Profit of $22,591 Garner--Sales of, .the Farmers Co-operative society totaled $518,588 in 1944,. according 'to a report given at the annual meeting at the I. O. O. F. hall. The total is $38,000 less than 1943 sales, due to wartime shortage of certain materials sold. The society showed a net profits of $22,591 in 1944. A 5 per cent dividend on stock and 5 per,cent dividend on merchandise were declared. ' Two new directors were elected, Harvey Goll and William Boehnke, all others, were re-named. Directors for the year are: .Concord, Rudy Gelner, Albert Kramer; Garfield, 'Albert Abele, Frank Chizek; Liberty, August Kropp, H. A. Greiman; Ell, Charles.Goll, Harvey Coll; at large, Charles Grau, F. W. Steiff, O. N. Johnston, William Boehnke and C. D. Daniels. - .After the regular meeting the directors .elected .officers as follows: F.. W;' Steiff, president; O. N. Johnston, vice president; William Boehnke, treasurer, and C. ». Daniels, secretary. Boehnke is the only new officer. JURYlEMLLED ON DAMAGE SUIT Garner--The Hancock county district court petit jury has been called back for 10 a. m. Feb. 8, to hear the case of Bernice Wolf against ICE. Carr and Mrs. H. E. Carr. . . . ' · Plaintiff seeks $595 claimed for back rent ( and $300 damages claimed due for removal of shelving, bins, counters and tables from premises described as lot -3 in block 2, Anderson's addition to Hot Lunches at Meservey Given Okay Meservey--C. D. Amos of the War Food Administration, Des Moines, recently visited the Meservey school to check, the hot lunch program. After spending several hours at the school house and having dinner with the children and their teachers, he was highly pleased with the- project. In comparison with other school lunch projects in the state, ileser- vey rates very high, be said. The kitchen and dining room facilities are ideal, the food is well cooked, nicely served, and the behavior of the children during the dinner hour is excellent. \ Each teacher serves as hostess for her pupils, the atmosphere is congenial and the entire procedure, courteous and orderly. Each one stays at the table until everyone has finished eating and then they, are excused. -· : A large part' of the credit .goes to the Superintendent, R. C. Hill. This is his 2nd year in Meservey and his plan both last year and this year is a completely balanced hot meal at noon, as the Meservey school is'consolidated arid many children come to school by bus. About 100 are served each day. Mr. Amos said the large use of agricultural products in this lunch program, was right in line with the work of the W. F. A. * Getting the farm products back to the children to promote healthy bodies and alert minds, is promoting the state's welfare. Mr. Amos said the P. T. A. Summer Canning Project for the hot lunches was a splendid idea, and resulted in the conservation of food and a saving of points. Rake--Mr. and Mrs. Carl Havnen and Betty are spending a few days in Des Moines where Betty went for a checkup at the- Iowa Lutheran hospital. They will also visit at the Ernest McCall home. HEAD OF PLANT KILLED IN FALL Ansel Kornegor Dies Hour After Accident Boekford--Ansel Leon Kornegor, 40, , superintendent of the Rocfcford Brick and .Tile company plant, died Tuesday morning at 11:30 o'clock enroute to the Cedar Valley hospital, 'Charles City, where he was being taken following an accident 'at the plant 'at 10:30 a. m; Tuesday. Mr. Kornegor ; . had' climbed up to extricate a lump of clay which was obstructing movement in a carrier, when he fell against a pulley, and dropped 10 feet to the floor, fracturing his skull. Mr. Kornegor has been plant superintendent for about a year taking over that position .when his father, George Kornegor,' resigned after serving for 30'years. He was born in Nevada, Iowa April 7, 1905, and moved with his parents to Kockford in rtl4 He was a graduate of Rockford high school, 'attended Iowa State college, Ames, where he studied ceramic engineering and was a graduate of the 2-year business course of Hamilton School of Commerce, .Mason .City. : .'He was an active member of Sirius iodge A. F. and A. M. and the Royal.Arch Masons, -serving as a past worshipful master of the former. ;. " Surviving Mri Kornegor "are his widow, Viola (Kaiser) Komegor and 3 children, Donald George, 9- Marleen, 7, and Russell Dean, 2; Jus parents, Mr. and - Mrs. George Kornegor, Rockford; S brothers, Herman, Moline, .I1L; George, Jr. Rockford, and Ralston, in the U. S. armed forces and one sister, Mrs. Ben Schriever, Rockford.- F u n e r a l arrangements w e r e pending word .from his brother in the armed forces in India. Hayfleld--Mr. and Mrs. Frank. Heller are at- Minneapolis visiting at the home of their daughter. 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