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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, May 10, 1934
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FOURTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MAY 10 1934 22 YOUTHS WILL RECEIVE IOWA FARMER AWARDS AT AMES 3 IOWA FALLS BOYS ARE LISTED Lake Milk Is Represented in Group Honored for Achievements. AMES, May 10. UP) -- Twenty- two youthful Iowa agriculturists today were informed they would receive the degree of "Iowa Farmer," awarded each year by the Iowa Association of Future Farmers of America at its conference at Iowa State college. The Iowa youths who will he awarded the degrees at a banquet here tomorrow night in connection with the Future Farmer program, are: North lowans IJstcd. Lloyd Bone of Winterset; James Cox of Woodbine, Elvin Fickel of Fairfield, William Gilbert of Iowa Falls Robert Grummer of Belle Plaine, Allen Hall of Corning, Stewart Hitchcock of Muscatine, Marvin Jec?ele of Denison, Forrest Killius of Iowa Falls, Harlan Krocger of Tipton. Donald Krogh of Sergeant Bluff, Arthur Kirchoff of Humboldt, Robert Long, m of Sac City, Leroy Miller of Clarinda, Clarence Meyer of Iowa Falls, Paul Shoeman of Waukee, Williard Sprecher of Lake Mills, James Summers of Malvern, Harold Van Zandt of Muscatine. Harold Wentzel of Tipton, Horace Westcott of Denison and Wallace Wingert of Tipton. Made on Records. The awards were made on the basis of service and achievement records submitted by local chapters to the national organization. The points considered in the records of the Iowa farmers were agricultural community service, supervised practice program carried out, capacity and training for leadership, achievement in school and community life, declaration of intention to enter a farming occupation, marked attainment in scholarship in all high school subjects with an average grade of 85 per. cent or above, earnings and savings, en- H E R E A N D T H E R E Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota , dorsement of -the load F. chapter and the rank of Farmer." F. A. "Future RITES HELD FOR '""BnstoW--TM.-,--,., Crushed by Stone, Dies at Iowa City. BRISTOW, May 9.--William Ackerman, 39, farmer south of here died Tuesday night at the hospita at Iowa City. Funeral services were held in Allison Thursday afternoon Born near Allison he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harm Ackerman anc his mother and three brothers, Fred of Aredale; John of Clarksville; Herman at home, and three sisters Mrs. Grace Bomeman of Dumont Mrs. Hattie Dailey of Bristow anc Gertrude at home, survive. William was managing the farm after his father's death and three ·weeks ago while digging a hole in ·which to bury a large stone suffere injuries which caused his death. Th stone slipped and fell on its victim so that it crushed the pelvis bones Hostess to Club. FLOYD--Mrs. Florence Wilcox was hostess to the members of the Happy Hour club at her home. Mrs. A. F. Brockman and Mrs." Clyde Curry assisted the hostess in serving luncheon. Entertain Faculty. OTRANTO--Mrs. Dale and Mrs. Delbridge entertained the faculty and Mrs. O. P. Stillinger and Miss Beth Hart at dinner Wednesday evening. Visit In Marshalltown. POPEJOY--Mesdames Ed Acker man and Neil Maulsby spent Monday in Marshalltown with relatives if the latter. Visitor From Minot. LAKE MILLS--Mrs. Henry Johnon of Minot, N. Dak., is visiting Mrs. J. W. Johnson. Henry Johnson las been here for some time. Returns to Towa City. ROCK FALLS--Mrs. Elizabeth Roebuck returned to Iowa City after visiting at the L. C. Bliem home. Will Enter Hospital. GALT--Pauline Hopkins will en- er the hospital at Iowa 'City Friday for an operation on her hip which was broken a few years ago jid left her crippled. Planned at Plymouth. PLYMOUTH--Mothers' day will ae observed at the churches Sunday and the Rev. T. C. Collister will speak at the Methodist Episcopal hurch on the "Mother of Moses" and the Rev. Donald Mack will have special singing at Free Methodist and special theme. Has 2 District Officers. LXJVERNE--Luverne W. H. Mis- ionary society of the Methodist hurch now boasts two district of- icers. Mrs. H. H. Phillips was elec- ed secretary of young peoples' work at the district meeting held at Jarner last Friday and Mrs. Ray tone was re-elected district secre- ary. . Returns From Conference. LATIMER--K. J. Traugott re- urned from a conference held in Indiana. He was a delegate from t. Paul's Lutheran congregation. Mrs. Johnson Hostess. FENTON--The Fenton Woman's lub met Tuesday at the home of Airs. E. K. Johnson with Mrs. Ernest Vetteler as assistant hostess. Eighteen members were present. Two papers were given, "The Origin of Mother's Day," by Mrs. E. C. Weiabrod, and "Is the Home Losing tts Influence," by Mrs. J. A. Schwartz; 1 The hext^and -"last meeting .of the club year will be held at tie home of Mrs. Elmer Weisbrod, June 12. Leave for Vocational Contests. GARNER--Jay Vendelboe, it structor, left this morning for Ames with 19 of his pupils from freshman, sophomore · and junior classes to attend the state high school vocational contest. Twelve of the Garner boys will take part in the various contests. Teachers Are Elected. COULTER--The Coulter schoo board hired: Grammar room, Miss Glendene Burry, Des Moines; Miss Gwendolyn Graves, Clarion, intermediate; Miss Theresa Peterson Cedar Falls, primary: Students Hold Picnics. JOICE---Members -of the junto: and senior high school classes en joyed a picnic at Rice Lake Stati park. Members of the intermediat grades had a picnic Tuesday after noon. TEACHER 51 YEARS --Iowa Dally Prws Photo. Mrs. Elizabeth Washburn, who will have completed 51 years of teaching in the Oskaloosa public schools at the close of the present school year, is retiring. The Oskaloosa F.T.A. is sponsoring a public testimonial dinner for her May 15. She has never been absent or tardy in performing her dally school duties. YOUR IOWA An Interesting Fact Daily About the State Vou Are I'roud to Call Your Own! There are, on ' an average, horses on each Iowa farm. 4.4 Pitzen Relief Engineer. CLARION, May 10.--The Iowa relief administration office, with headquarters in Des Moines, has appointed T- A. Pitzen of Waterloo as resident work relief engineer for Yright county. Mr. Pitzen has so far approved applications of the county engineer and the board of supervisors for three projects with 12,966 man hours' employment. Smith to Teach Music. ROCKFORD, May 10.--Lyle H Smith who has served as music and English instructor for the past three and one half years in the high school at Greeley, has been elected as teacher of vocal and instruinen tal music and English in the high school. Mr. Smith is a graduate of the Mason City high school, also Mason City Junior college and Park college, Mo. He is an experienced band man and a soloist. Represented at Festival FLOYD--Floyd schools were rep- esented in the Floyd county musi- al festival today with a girls' dou- jle quartet and the fifth and sixth jrade pupils in a mass chorus-. Miss luby D. Smith gave a cornet solo. Nutrition Lesson Given. OTRANTO--Mrs. H. Rowland, 'r., met with a group of women Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Otto Blakestad and presented the lesson on "Cooking Meats." Hostess to Society. GRAFTON--Mrs. Albert Crider entertained the Ladies Civic club at her home Tuesday evening. Honored on Birthday. LAKE MILLS--Mrs. O. E. BU- tad was surprised on her birthday Tuesday when a number of friends :ame to her home to help her cele- rate. The afternoon was spent in- ormally. Honored at Shower. LEDYARD--The sewing club was entertained at the home of Mrs. Cecil Peterson Tuesday evening in honor of Miss Genevieve Kitley with a miscellaneous shower. Miss Kitey, who has been assistant basket- jail coach here, was entertained Wednesday evening by the girls' basketball team at a kitchen shower at the Peterson home. Miss Kitley las been third and fourth grade :eacher here for two years, and will e married in the near future. Will Have Treatment. GALT--H. O. Kellogg, who has een ailing for some time will enter the hospital at Iowa City Friday lor treatment of the nerves. Revival Meetings Held. ORCHARD--There are revival meetings at the local Congregational church al! this week and next week. A minister from Brighton conducts the services. Visit in St. Paul. OTRANTO--Mrs. Georg« Woodley is spending, the week with relatives in St. Paul. Visitor From Hollywood. THORNTON--Carl Hansen, Hollywood, Cal., arrived for a three months' visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Niels Hansen. Wendell Schroder of Gait Dies; Funeral Will Be Held Friday GALT, May 10.--Wendell Schroder, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schroder, died at the hospital at Hampton Tuesday, following'an operation two weeks ago. He leaves a wife and one son. Funeral scrv-' ices will be held Friday. Music Recital Planned at Swaledale Saturday SWALEDALE, May 10.--A recital by Mrs. Charles Crabb's music class will be given Saturday afternoon at Mrs. Crabb's home. Participating will be Ann Jendrich, Gene Ulun, Joy Casper, Lorene Taylor, Mary Margaret Jendrich, Dena Kramer, June Fatten, Minnie Hess, Millicent Peters, Helen Mae Crabb, Gayl Proctor, Leota Hunt. Algona Officers Probe Galbrith Store Burglary ALGONA, May 10.--The Galbrith store south of town, was broken into Tuesday night. All the tobacco in the store was taken, also three dozen pair of overalls and two dozen work shirts and some other work clothes. Local officers are working on the case. No arrests have been made. Visitor From Albany. SWALEDALE -- William Ward HELD ON DRUNK DRIVING CHARGE Nelson, 70, Charles City, Is Bound Over to Grand Jury at Decorah. DECORAH, May 10. --N. S. Nelson of Charles City, who ran into a car driven by the Rev. Olaf Brevik, former Lutheran pastor of Winneshiek county, Tuesday evening north of Ridgeway, appeared before Howard Barthell, justice of the peace yesterday morning, chaged with driving a car while intoxicated and without a driver's license. He waived preliminary hearing and was bound over to the grand jury, which meets in October. Nelson, 70, is a spark-plug salesman. He was being held last evening In the county jail, but officials expected his release today on bail. Former Businessman in Popejoy Dies in West POPEJOY, May 10.--Word was received yesterday by W. R. Busch that his brother, C. P. Busch of Couer D'Alene, Idaho, had died. The latter was proprietor of the meat market here several years ago. Kiester of Dows Elected Chapin Superintendent CHAPIN, May 10.--At a meet- Ing of the Chapin school board, G..H. Keister of Dows was elected superintendent and I. L. Huffman of Garrison elected principal of the Chapin school for the coming school year. William Jewell who has been the janitor of the school for a good many years was rehired. BESCHQUIZZED ATEMMETSBURG Results of Questioning by Officers Not Divulged in Investigation. EMMETSBURG, May 10.--Leo Besch of Bode, serving a 10 year sentence at Fort Madison on a statutory crime, was brought to Emmetsburg Wednesday afternoon to be questioned with Estel Anders, Decatur, 111., Joe Thilges, Whittemore and Ole Thorsland, Bode, tor- ture'robbers, who named Besch as an accomplice. Folloing his trip here, on which he was accompanied by Hancock county officers, he was returned to Forest City. Officers here did not divulge what informa tion was obtained from him regarding the robberies:. FIRE DESTROYS CALMAR HOUSE Blaze Is Whipped by Strong Wind; Nearby Buildings Are Saved. CALMAR, May 10.--The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. John Wag- nsness and family about two and one-half miles northeast of Calmar Wednesday was destroyed by fire. The fire which was thought to have originated from an overheated stove, had gained such headway in only a few minutes that the family narrowly escaped. Mr. Wagnsness had started a fire in the kitchen stove and had gone to the barn to start the milking, when only a few minutes later A he heard the children screaming. On reaching the barn door, he saw his house was all aflame. Mrs. Wagns- ness and the children barely had time to get out in their night clothes and nothing at all was saved. The Calmar fire department was called but, due to the strong wind, aid not attempt to fight the fire but spent its time in saving the surrounding buildings. The farm is owned by Mr. Wagnsness's father. Former Resident Dies. GENEVA, May 10.--Relatives here have received word of the recent death at Fort Lupton, Colo., of Mrs. Julia Page Clock. Mrs. Clock, a daughter of one of Geneva's oldest families, grew to womanhood here. Guest From Chicago. LATIMER--Mrs. Walter Nelson of Chicago visited her father, Cornelius Johnson. mctfiel mote ifuin Be individual --choose the ONE Gift every mother needs and wants -- lovely 3 Pairs in a Beautiful $Q85 Mother's Day Box for ^ 2 pairs in special gift packing . . $1.95 1 pair packed for Mother's Day . 1.00 Others $1.25 to $1.65 Factory Haled and ett!Hed 01 to quality and IrohtiMi by Better Fabric* luting Bureau Mother's Day Sunday- May 13th New gift buying chart guides anyone to just the style and color she'll prefer If you know what colors Mothe' wears, we'll guarantee to give you hosiery that will narmonize Ask to see colo' guide 'or easy buying at hosiery counter of Albany, Mo., is visiting his son, Bob, west of town and son, Floyd, of Clear Lake. Honored on Anniversary. LONEROCK--The V. V. Frye family entertained in honor of Mr. Frye's parents who celebrated their thirty-eighth wedding anniversary. -.. . . . . . : ... Gnest Day Observed. LUVERNE-r- The annual guest day party of the Tuesday club was held at the Community hall. The program included: Solo,-Florence Hof; poem, Josephine Holdcroft; reading, Maxine Smith; readings, Mrs. Opal Morrison. Visits at Marshalltown. GORDONSVILLE, Minn. --.Mr. and Mrs. Grover C. Hamersley and two sons. Millard and Winston, went to Marshalltown, taking Mr. Hamersley's mother, who will visit or a time in the home of er daughter. Honored on Anniversary. THOMPSON--One hundred relatives and friends came to the Erick iardelen home Sunday to surprise Ir. and Mrs. Gardelen on their ortieth wedding anniversary. Mr and Mrs. Gardeien live four miles lorthwest of Thompson and are old esidents of Winnebago county. They have six daughters and one on. Their daughter and. family. »Ir. and Mrs. Henry Flaxbarth and on of Minneapolis were present. Club Holds Homecoming. CORWITH--The Corwith Woman's club held its annual guest day and the first homecoming Tuesday at the Methodist church parlors, with 54 in attendance. Mrs. A. F. Wagner played a piano solo. In Observance of National Poetry Week, Mrs. A. R. Gardiner gave a talk and quotations from old and new- poets. A cantata, "Evangeline," ivith music by Noble Cain, was given under the direction of Mrs. J. W. Duckett Mrs. Brickey Hostess. STILSON--Mrs. G. C. Brickey entertained the Corwith Royal Neighbor lodge Thursday afternoon at her home in Stilson. ' · Will Continue Service. GORDONSVILLE, Minn. --The Rev. William Crosley of Northwood spoke in the M. E. church on Sunday morning and will continue the work as pastor of the church here during the summer. Taken to Iowa City. STILSON--Miss Nancy Kearney took her mother, Mrs. Henry Christenson, to Iowa City for medical treatment. Visitor From Minneapolis. THOMPSON -- Leonard Ashpole, who is employed in Minneapolis, is spending a part of this week visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Ashpole. Rock Falls Juniors and Seniors Meet at Banquet ROCK FALLS, May 10.--The seniors of Rock Falls high school were guests of honor at a banquet given by the junior class at the Cerro Gordo in Mason City. Wilma Brown was toastmistress. Toasts were given by Jerome Wilkinson, Olive Jensen, Lucile Hewitt; Donald Durton, Superintendent French, The welcome toast was given by Dorothy Thomason and the senior response by Jessie Bliem. Loki was a demigod in the Scandinavian mythology-. His appearance was beautiful and he was possessed of great knowledge and cunning. Sty^No XC01 Whiic S«TM,c!.r Sim 1J.20 If you like dresses of fine quality materials, carefully made and smartly styled, now's your chance to get one or two. at a price far below their real worth. Our .famous Betsy Ann dresses included. There are sheers, ·pure silk crepes and prints in navy, black, brown, rose, French blue and gold. Banquet Dresses .. $6.50 A special group reduced -- including organdies, crepes, taffetas and nets. Sizes 14 to 20. Another group reduced to $9.90. MERKEL'S SECOND FLOOR Buy a White Hat Now... and Buy it BIG! See These Clever . . . Princess Peggy DRESSES $2-98 These lovely sports dresses come in plaid, striped and plain white seersucker and waffle cloth. Every one is cleverly styled and some have sun backs. Sizes 14 to 44. Other Princess Peggy Dresses at $1.98 MERKEL'S SECOND FLOOR SHORTS Blossom Out In Many Varieties. Others $1.98 White hats will lead the season .... and you may just as well be one of the leaders of this smart fashion. We've many styles . . . in rough straws, stitched fabrics and soft felts. All headsizes. Give Mother a Hat for Mother's Day, Sunday. New styles and materials. All head- sizes! MERKEL'S SECOND FLOOR Shorts of plaid tissue gingham will receive applause wherever shown and are priced at Others of pique in white and colors at $2.98. Separate shorts, without tops, made of gaberdine and duck at §1.25 and $1.98. Separate knit sports shirts at 79c to $1.25. MEKKEL'S SECOND FLOOK

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