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March 25, 1937

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 25 · 1937 THREE 100 GARS BLOCKED AFTER NORTHWOOD TRUCK CRASH SINGLE WAY LAME OPENED i'Some Motorists in Autos 3 Hours;-Then Engines . Won't Start, NORTHWOOD -^ Apuroximate- ly 100 automobiles were stalled one mile south o£ Northwood Wednesday afternoon from one to three hours when a large trailer-truck side swiped a smaller cur that was stalled in a snow bank, causing the truck to "jack-UniJCe" and block the highway. There was no telephone nearby and before word could be sent to Northwood and Kensett to stop traffic the steady oncoming traffic caused a line of cars to form for about a half mile in either direction from the stalled truck. Some of the motorists were forced to remain at the'scene oE the blockade for three hours in cars without heaters. Go Into Ditches. Plows were of little aid, owing to the resulting congestion, but after much work, a single )ane was provided and southbound cart; were sent back to Northwood, a place being made for them to turn around, and then the .northbound cars were allowed to pass on through to Northwood. While |jgjj. standing, many of the motors were covered witli the wet snow that was blown under the hoods by the strong wind and would not start of their own accord. Service cars from Northwood towed these cars to town. Several of the cars, in attempting to pass the blockade before the arrival of highway crews, got off the grade into the ditches.. So far as could be learned, no one was hurt. The hotel in Northwood was crowded to capacity and many private homes were thrown open to care for those who could not obtain accommodations at the hotel. IVire Service Injured. About four inches of snow fell by dark Wednesday, and though the snow was wet and heavy, it drifted considerably in the high wind. Bus .traffic was abandoned. Northbound trains were but little behind schedule, but southbound trains were held up by a train stalled north of Albert Lea with engine trouble. No telephone communication xvas ' possible early Wednesday forenoon but one -circuit was opened to Mason City shortly before noon but was inadequate to handle the many calls waiting to be put through. Western Union wires were down, making the sending-fof commercial/messages impossible. A bieak in'the-electric Bower line from Mason City occurred just north of Kensett, leaving the town of Northwood without light or power for about one hour until the repair crew could locate the break and make repairs. Electric stoves a.nd refrigeration and motor driven heating plants were - useless most of Wednesday forenoon as the current was much below normal for a time before the break 'occurred. ' · . . The primary school was dismissed Wednesday forenoon owing to lack of-heat. Several rural schools in this vicinity did not open Wednesday. : HERE AND THERE :-: Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota JMave to Mason City. POPEJOY--Charles McElvania moved to Mason City Saturday. Mr. McElvania and daughter, Inez, are employed there. Taken to Rochester. TITONKA--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stecker took their son, George, to Rochester to the Mayo clinic for diagnosis and treatment Monday morning. George was seriously burned some time ago and his trouble now seems to be in the bone of one jaw. Bruno Stccker and Miss Etta accompanied them to Rochester. Succumbs in West Virginia. FREDER1CKSBURG -- F r e d Wittier, local grocer, received word of the death of his sister, Mrs. Edward Yeaker, 02, of Elizabeth, W. Va.. Visitor From Minneapolis. SHEFFIELD--Mrs. L. T. Stene- hien, Minneapolis..visited her sisters, Mrs. F. H. Rqdemeyer, Mrs. A. F. Iverson and Mrs. W. Skov- gard, the past several .days. Moved to Detroit. GALT--Lawrence Loux accompanied his sister, Mrs. Pete Rieland and Iwo children lo Detroit. Mich., where they will make their future homo. Home From Florida. BURT · who had Know Your State A Daily Fact About low ay Although colt numbers have been increasing the past three years old horses are dying at n more rapid rate and tolal numbers on Iowa farms this year at 807,000 head ai'e again' below the previous year, the reduction totalling 18,000 head or 2 per cent. Operetta to De Presented. LEDYARD-- T h e h i g h school glee clubs are working on the operella, "The Mysterious Master," which they will present soon. Visitors From Fernald. CHAPIN--Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bootjer of Fernald spent Sunday and Monday at the home of (heir daughler, Mrs. John Cleveland and family. Return From Ayrshire. ROCKWELL--Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Campbell have taken up their residence in Rockwell again a f t e r several years' absence in Ayrshire. Hurt Couple Wins. ·LONEROCK -- Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Mai-low were hostesses to . four tables of 500. Mr. and Mrs. Margaret Morness. Arulul . Bierstedt of Hurt won higli been employed at a prizes. I G. W. Fireman, 50, Succumbs at Clarion CLARION--W. F. Fleming. 50, fireman on the Chicago Great Western railroad, died early Wednesday, following an illness of several months. Funeral services wilt be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon, at the St. John's Catholic church. The Rev. J. M. O'Donnell will officiate. St. Ansgar Man Hurt in Fall From Pole ST. ANSGAR--Marie Robertson, who lives north ot SI. Ansgar, was injured Tuesday afternoon. He had climbed a telephone pole to trim some branches from a tree when he fell, dislocating his shoul- winter resort at Rock Ledge, Fla., returned home Sunday. Her mother, Mrs. N. I. Morness, had met her at Chicago. Held at Two Churches. MILLER -- Special L e n t e n sen's pa church services are being held al Jensen, the Lutheran churches here and at Ellington Prairie every evening 'this week, the Rev. C. B. Gunderson is pastor. Mr. Olson, dean of Waldorf college, is the principal speaker. Move From Hampton. CHAPIN--Mr. and Mrs. Walter Shroyer and family of Hampton moved their household goods here the firsl of the week and are in the Mrs. T. B. Hamilton residence in the south part of town. The Walter Brown family of Sheffield moved this week in the Mrs. Laura Stevens residence recently vacated by Mrs. .T. M. Mordick and daughters who moved with their son east of Chapin. Patient at Hospital. KANAWHA--Muriel Larson is a patient at the Lutheran hospital at Des Moines, where she submitted to an ear operation last Friday. Her condition is satisfactory. . At University Hospital. ; ; : .BRITT;--MX. - and Mrs. Frank Casler drove to Iowa City Monday where Mrs. Casler entered the University, hospital for examination. Return From ^Iclvin. WESLEY--Mrs. H. J. Sherman and Joe Materii returned from Melvin where they were called due to critical illness of their sister Mrs. Primising, wife of Dr. C. J. Primising, who is somewhat improved following an operation for the removal of an appendix. Former Superintendent Visits WODEN -- Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Zwald and family of Ocheyedan called on friends in Woden, Sunday, having spent the week-end with relatives in Garner. Mr. Zwald was superintendent of schools here and is now located at Ochoyedan. Return From "Wisconsin. ST. ANSGAR--Mrs. A. E. Sponheim and daughter, Dorothy, returned from Weenah, Wis., where they were visiting with friends. Spends Vacation With Relatives. BELMOND -- George Rienfeld, Jr., of New York City came from Coe college, Cedar Rapids, Sunday to visit Mr. and Mrs. Herman L. Schultz. Mrs. Schult?. is Mr. Rien- fcld's aunt. Visitors From \Vintcrsct. SEXTON--Mr. and Mrs. Will Comp of "Winterset arc spending Visitors From California. COULTER--Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hansen arrived in Coulter Tuesday from Los Angelts, Cal., for a brief visit with Mrs. Hansen's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Simon several days here with Mrs. Comp's sister, Mrs. Harvey Steven and family and other relatives in Algona. Sunday they with Mr. and Mrs. Steven went to Mapleton, Minn., to spend the day with Prize Winners 'Named. . ANSGAR--The Cafeteria 500 club met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Rosel Tuesday evening. A dinner was served and the evening was spent in playing 500. The high score for the women was won by Mrs. M. A. Tolcfson and for the men by Hugo Bub- lilz. The low score for the women went lo Mrs. Joe Wiggams and for the meji.lo E. L. IJansen, At Kites 7ii Illinois. SHEFFIELD--A. L. Wartnaby, in'company with his father, J. S. Wartnaby, Mason City, were in Scales Mound, 111., to attend the funeral of a relative. Meets With Alnslccs. ROWAN--The Y. M. C. class of tha Methodist church met with Mr. and Mrs. Ike Ainslee Tuesday evening. Plan Easter Breakfast. ST. ANSGAR, -- The M. E. church is having a sunrise Easter service at|6:3p'a.'m;-in.the church which will'te followed by ah Easter breakfast served by the young people of the Epworth league in the basement of the church. Present for Wedding-. ROWA.N--Mrs. Rex Boinglon of Oelwein is here to attend the wed- d i n g of her niece. Miss Mae Hyde. Visitors From Ames. . KANAWHA -- Mrs. Margaret Branson and Lila Fromm of Ames visited at the home o£ Dr. and Mrs. A. L. .Tudd. Mrs. Branson and Mrs. Judd arc sisters. School TVot Held. RUDD--School was not in session Wednesday because ot the weather and road conditions. Home From College. POPEJOY--Vera Akcrs, Hazel Hansen and Nat Waggoner, Iowa State college sludents at Ames, nre spending the spring vacation in homes here. Helen Schnase, roommate ot ,Miss Akers, was a guest of Miss 'Akers. Submits lo Operation. KANAWHA--Mrs. Fred Muhm was taken to a Mason City hospital Tuesday where she submitted to a major operation. Return From Sfuari. WHITTEMORE -- Mr. and Mrs. Casper Kcnne returned home from Stuart, h a v i n g spent the past few months with the ' latter's mother. Mrs. Anthony Arigcr. Plan All Day Session.' POPEJOY--The Oakland township Farm Bureau women will hold an all day meeting at the home of Mrs. Jake Dietrich Monday. Clara Blank, H. D. A., will Guests From Minneapolis. ST. ANSGAR -- Mrs. Fred L. Hansen and daughter, Joan of Minneapolis, have been visiting Mrs. Hanson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Hollalz, and other relatives. Provides for Children. MARBLE ROCK--Mrs. Rebecca Ewald sold BO acres of her .farm land north of town to her sons Henry and Edgar Ewakl, and purchased 80 acres from Willard Bucklen which she gave to hei daughter, Mrs. Elmer Lines. Away Two Months. MILLER--Mrs. Mary Nonnweiler returned to her home at Brit Svmday after spending about two months here with her son, A. 11 Nonnweiler and family. Visitors From MarshaUtown. GOODELL--Mrs. Rose -Hough Ion, son Reginald, and daughlei Daphne, of Marshalltown and he son, Cholm, of Garner and Mrs Francis Gossard and daughtei Margerel, of Marshalltown visilct Ihis week-end with (lie former' daughter, Mrs. D. M. Conlan. Daughter Is Corn. GOODELL --Mrs. Ray Harrcl son of Ames came to care for Mrs Ralph Slokeabury and new daugh ler, who has been named Ev Marie. This is the Slokesbury 1 fourth child. Plan Educational IMcctiiifT. CORWITH -- An educationa meeting on the production of so beans and hybrid seed corn wi be held at the American Legio ball at Corwith Friday cvcnin sponsored by the Multins Fee and seed slore. H, H.'Turner Grand Junction, a pioneer cor breeder ot Iowa, will talk on hy brid seed corn and tell of his e periences in its production. A rep resenlative ot the soy bean mi at Fort Dodge will talk on so bean production and processing. 'lineral at Rudd Is Postponed to Friday by Road Conditions RUDD--Because of weather and oad conditions funeral services Miss Leota WiUel, 22, will be eld at the -Rudd M. E. church riday afternoon at 2 o'clock intend of Thursday us" first planned, liss Witzel, only daughter of Mr. nd Mrs. Elmer Witzel, died Tues- ay at t h e Iowa City hospital ot eritonifis and 'pneumonia, 'lol- owing an operation. She had been n poor health for some time but lad been at the hospital only ibout one week. Besides her larenls, two brothers, Howard and lubert, survive. She is a grand- laughter oC Mrs. John Witzel of }udd, who will be 8C years old next June. Hanson Will Manage Kanawna Experiments KANAWHA--Mr. and Mrs. F.V- erett Hanson have moved into the apartment joining the office of Dr. L. W. Eller. Mr. Hanson has returned from a three months course of agricultural work at the Iowa Stale college at Ames and w i l l manage the Northern lown agricultural experimental" station at Kanaw.ba under the direction of Dr. C. S. Reddy of Ames. Mavble Rock Business j Changes Are Reportec M A R B L E ROCK--J. D. Moore purchased .the Cities Service station from George Riller and began operating it Tuesday. Mcs dames Crane and Dalilon wil operate a hamburger stand in tin front end of the Goetzinger build ing as soon as it can be made ready for their occupancy. Mi and "Mrs. C. C. Shultz have p.ur chased a restaurant in Clarksvillc and will move there immediately TRIAL DELAYED BY SNOWDRIFTS udge's Car Stalled, Then 'Hit, Finally Towed to Northwood. NORTHWOOD--A jury was chained Tuesday in the case of Carrie Raub vs. the Loyal Pro- ectiye Insurance company but rial was held up Wednesday by he inability of attorneys and witnesses" to reach Northwood. Judge T. A. Beardmore and his · e p 6 r t e r, George Blake, let I Charles City for Northwood at £ i. m. and reached Northwood a' 11:20 a. m., having been slallec n snow drifts, run into from be- liind by a car whose driver could not see their car owing to the ail jeing filled with snow and finallj being towed to Northwood from near Kensett by a truck. Attorney L. · T. Bosworlh o Manly, representing the plaintiff skidded into the ditch 2 mile south ot Northwood on his way here Wednesday morning. Attor ney John SennefC of Mason City defense attorney, did not star from Mason City until he receive word that Judge Beardmore ha a r r i v e d and could not reac' Northwood owing to the blockad south of town. Jurors all reached the court house by 10 a. m. and owing to th condition of the side roads wer advised not to try and get home so obtained rooms and remaine hoping that Thursday would pel mil altorne3'£ and witnesses t arrive and permit trial of the casi Will Move Office. EAGLE GROVE--William H Grill, who has occupied the Se curity bank building on Wos Broad\yay for the past few montl with his real estate and insuranc office, will move early in Apr to the L. E. Beer building direct! opposite, after sundry repairs an improvements have been made. Die 0. Turvold, 53, Lifelong Northwood Resident, Succumbs NORTHWOOD--Ole O. Turvold, 3, a lifelong resident of the Northwood vicinity, died Wednes- ay in an Albert Lea hospital. He yas suffering from mastoid infcc- on and was taken to the hospital ^uesday but was not strong nough to submit to an operation, le is survived by his w i f e and even children. .Funeral plans have lot been announced. Mr. Turvold vas a member ot Shell Rock Lu- heran congregation and the rites vill be conducted by the Rev. B. A! Benson, interim pastor of that group. ,ifelong Resident of Marble Rock Is Buriec MARBLE ROCK--Funeral services for Grant Mills were hclci Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock ·it his home here, in charge of the Rev. Alfred Van Benschoten of She Baptist church. "Ulysses S. Grant Mills, f i f t h child ot .Tohn and Louisa Phillips Mills, was born near Marble Rock April 14, 18G6, and spent his en- lire life in this community. He was married to Miss Eiir.abell Carbiener on Nov. 10, 188.8. Retired from farming, he moved l town in 1915. He is survived b; his wife, two sons and two daugh ters, eight grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Also two sisters one brother and five nepllew^ The children are Mrs. Harry Ware ot Mason City, Mrs. Guy Garbc and Louis and Vearl Mills o Marble Rock. The sisters fire Mrs Patience Caswcll of Chicago an Mrs. Will Earth. ST. Fcldt Buys Garage. ANSGAR--Alvin Fcldt Carpenter purchased the stock o the St. Ansgar garage, former! owned and operated by C. P. Gold berg, who has moved to Texa: Mr. Feldt will operate the garagi assisted by Lloyd Hansen. s4J5fl VERDICT IN SLED INJURY ky Seriously Hurt While "Hooking" Ride Behind Automobile. WATERLOO, (/P) -- A district ourt jury returned a verdict for ·1,750 in favor ot Harry Junior Jamuel.son, 13, of Waterloo, for njurics allegedly sustained Jan. 6, 93G, while "hooking" a ride be- lind the a u t o m o b i l e of Cyrus M. "ihcrrill, treasurer, of the Cham- crlain corporation; Waterloo. The boy had asked .'513,000 for njuries. They included a brain in- ury which physicians said may au.se epilepsy, a badly bruised ,rea at the lower end ot his backbone, and injuries to his right leg ind foot. That -leg is about an inch shorter and the foot is so tender le can hardly walk on it. Sherrill testified he did not invite the boy to catch a ride with n's sled, but Unit he could hear shouts of boys behind his car. He did nothing to get them to leave '.iis car, he said. The boy let loose of the Sherrill car and coasted in front of a car driven by Russell Cowin, coming from the opposite direction. The case was dismissed as to Cowin upon order of Judge R. W, Hasncr. and IGNITION SERVICE CENTRAL AUTO ELECTRIC CO. ··!.- First SI. S. IV. "Luckies don't catch your throat easy der and receiving other bruises. ' Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Steven. Coming to Mason City HOTEL CERRO GORDO Tusday, March 30 From 8 A. M. to 5 P. M. And Monday Evening, March 29 8 P. M. to fl P. M. RETCKN EVERY' 28 DAYS Dr. J. F. Shallenberger, M. D. The regular and reliable Chicago Specialist, I will make my regular visit on the iibove dale and w i l l be glad to see those afflicted with rectal or chronic trouble. Anyone uiling is welcome lo come in for free examination. I treat diseases of the Stomach and Bowels; Liver and Gad Bladder troubles; Piles and other rectal diseases; Nervous diseases; diseases o£ the Heart; Skin diseases; Kidney, Bladder and Prostatic troubles; Catarrh; Catarrhal deafness; Asthma; Bronchitis; Rheumatism of the joints and muscJes; Neuralgia; Sick headaches; High Blood Pressure; Goiter; Diabetes; Constipation: Varicose Veins and Leg Ulcers; Female disorders; Hydrocele; Epilepsy and olher chronic diseases. Trusses and abdominal supports fitted and rupture treated. Remember I have had 28 years of successful experience treating this class of diseases and have successfully treated thousands ot patients--many of them avoiding operations through my treatment and advice. If you call and after an examination you desire treatment, the cost vill be reasonable. I have facilities to give you high class, scientific service. . If you are ailing and will come in on the ,-ibove date, it will be a pleasure for me to examine you and advise you accordingly. Address tetters to DR. J. F.S HALLE NBERGEK, M. D., 15M E. 53rd SI., Chicago/Illinois have charge of the lesson. Visitor From Clmska. ROWAN -- Kenneth Keith of Chaska. Minn., spent a few days with his parenls, Mr. and Mrs. n. H. Keith. Kanawlm Bans Fireworks. KANAWIIA--The town of Kanawha is in accord with the state legislature. The council passed an ordinance prohibiting the sale and use of fireworks within the city limits. The American Legion and the Legion Auxiliary met with the council, rcnuesting the passing oC ] the ordinance. i Californian Bny.s Farm. 1 OSAGE--R. J. Morrow sold his 43 acre farm and buildings on the east edge of town to A. M. Ulir of California who will lake possession A p r i l I. Mr. and Mrs. Morrow u'ill gn l.o Chicago to he ncnr j t h e i r daughters, F.lhel and Corcla Morrow. Givnn Farewell Party. CALMAR--The members of Hie Ladies' Auxiliary of the American Legion hold a farewell dinner Tuesday evening in honor of Mrs. Emil Buck, who will leave in the near f u t u r e for her new home in DCS Moiiics. Twenty-five women were nrcsenl. Says Iowa Looks Host. TJUMONT -- Mr. and Mrs. Ar- Ihur Springer, local painter and interior decorator, and three children, Clair, Ruth and Doris, returned home from Florida Monday night where they had spent the winter with her brolbor. Mr. Springer has had work all winter with the exception of one day, but says Iowa looks best to him. The children have re-entered third and sixth grades at school. "The thing I prize most is my reputation for saying what I think. Here's what I sincerely think about smoking--it's one of the greatest pleasures in the world, but it can be utterly spoiled by throat irritation. My job's tough on the throat and Ihave to be careful to keep my voice clear. Long ago I found that Luckies are easy and smooth and don't catch your throat. That means everything in a job like mine. Next time you hear the usual e Cheerio' at the end of my broadcast, you can picture me reaching for a Lucky an instant later." JI independent survey was made recently among professional men, and women--lawyers, doctors,lecturers, scientists, etc. O£ those who said they smoke cigarettes, more thanS7%stated theypersonally prefer alight smoke. Mr. Carter verifies the wisdom of this preference, and so do other leading artists of the radio, stage, screen and opera. Their voices arc their fortunes. That's why so many of them smoke Luckies, You, too, can have the throat protection of Luckies--a light smoke, free of certain harsh irritants removed by the exclusive process "It's Toasted". Luckies are gentle on the throat. THE FINEST TOBACCOS-"THE CREAM OF THE CROP" A Light Smoke "It's Toasted"--Your Throat Protection AGAINST IRRITATION-AGAINST COUGH aS^^Wt/r-^S^s^^ aSSSSK^^iiii^MS^e^^'^^^*!^^ I W^;^*iiSaai^S^J;E«iSai2K2'gjS^^ " ^ . ^^!^^

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