Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 19, 1964 · Page 5
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States hope to save ducks from lead shot poisoning CLEAR LAKE — Because so many dycks die of self-induced lead poisoning, not of the hunter-caused variety, experiments are being conducted to determine the feasibility of switching to iron shot in shells. SUMMER CROWDS ARE GONE — A picnic table and fireplace keep each other company as winter grips Clear Lake State Park. The wintry sun casts long shadows as it makes its brief pass over the area. Only an occasional squirrel in the treetops and a few rabbits inhabit the park where formerly hundreds of human feet trod the beaches. Now it is deserted and quiet. News about Clear Lake Harlan Kollman, 12, was dismissed Friday from the Mercy Hospital where he had been a patient two weeks for care and treatment. Shop the Grethen House Christmas Bar for unusual Candles, Napkins and Tree Orna ments.—(Adv.). Sandra Perkins, a junior at Goucher College, Baltimore, Md., arrived Thursday evening to spend the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Perkins. Billy's Casino open daily except Sundays until further notice.—(Adv.). Mrs. C. C. Branson was dismissed Friday from Park Hospital where she received care and treatment for one week. Remember Grethen House for those special gifts for "Her."—| (Adv.). Eisenberg Jewelry, the ideal Christmas gift. Nichols Shop.— (Adv.) Lake Oweso Club met Friday with Mrs. Norman Oak. Contest prizes were won by Mrs. E. I. Nagle and Mrs. Walter Zuehlke. Mrs. Arnold Pearson will be hostess Jan. 21. For th* man in your life, re member the Grethen House Tie Bar.—(Adv.). Evelyn Pearson Robes, $10.95 to $19.95, at Nichols Shop.—Adv. Grandmothers Club will meet Monday evening for a 6 p.m. potluck supper and Christmas party at City Hall. Families will be guests. Buy her a lovely new Dress, one of the most-wanted gifts. Regular and half sizes in a good selection at Hansen's.—(Adv.) Lady will pay for ride to M.C. Mon. and Thurs. nites to H.S. adult classes 7-10 p.m. Call 74926 Sunday.—(Adv.) Lakeside Ladies Aid held a community potluck supper and Christmas party Thursday evening at the Lakeside Church. A program was given by the children. Treats were distributed by Santa. House fire kills six children in suburb of Detroit DETROIT (AP) —A raging f &^.^\Ktf*.*«t':&& DISCHARGED — Cpl. Peter Smith has been discharged from the U. S. Marines and is at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. Max Smith, Clear Lake. He has been m the service three years, being stationed most recently in the communications section at Camp Pendleton, Calif. house fire broke northeast Detroit out in the suburb of Warren early Friday, killing six children and critically burning their mother. Three other children escaped. The dead were the sons and daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Turner Cox — Martha Ann, 10; Mary Jo, 8; Charles, 11; Diane, 9; John, 14, and Jimmy, 3. Their mother, Mrs. Marie Cox, 35, was listed in serious condition at Holy Cross Hospital. The three surviving Cox youngsters, all boys, were taken to the hospital for observation. Group asks updating of government DBS MOINES CAP)—An "updating" of local government in Iowa, including county consolidations and the merger of city and county functions where feasible, is one o£ the legislative goals of the Iowa Taxpayers Association for 1965. The association said in a poli cy statement Friday that the state should look ahead to its significant population shifts and allow lowans to choose from optional forms of county government that best suit their needs. Regarding financial policy, the association said Iowa's economic growth will yield enough additional revenue to meet new demands in general operations of state government without a tax increase. For programs to raise state money as a replacement for local property taxes the association said it would not oppose an increase in the state sales tax but did not believe income taxes should be tapped for that purpose. , In the face of impending demands for a big boost in state aid to local schools, the associa- 41 attend Legion event CLEAR LAKE—Forty-one Legionnaires attended the free membership dinner served by the VFW Auxiliary, at the VFW Post Home Thursday evening. The program was given by six members of Boy Scout Troop 17, who attended the National Jamboree at Valley Forge, Pa. Billy Kennedy showed slides of the trip with Curtis King giving the narration. Randy and Ron Miles, Robert Calhoun and Elwood Zipse Jr., were the other four boys from the troop on the program. T. E. Nelson Jr. is the scoutmaster. The troop is sponsored by the Legion Post. Richard Van Slyke read a letter from the Department of Public Safety thanking the post for the gift of a flagpole to the Ma son City highway patrol office. Membership awards will be given at the January meeting scheduled at the VFW Pos Home. City officials, bank have parties at Witke's Restaurant CLEAR LAKE — City officials and appointed city employes held a Christmas party with i dinner at Witke's Restauran Thursday evening with 24 per sons attending. The Clear Lake Bank and Trust Company dinner party wa attended by 41 employes anc guests with a grab-bag gift ex change held. Movies of the bank ACCEPTS POSITION—Miss Ramona Latch has accepted a position as a reservationist with Nortwest Orient Air Lines, Seattle. She started her work Monday. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Latch, Garner, formerly of 'Clear Lake. Graduated frbm Ventura High School, Miss Latch attended Mason City Junior College a year. She received her taining for the Air Lines at Gale Institute, Minneapolis. Students on way home from Utah grounded in Iowa John Smoley dies at 69 of heart attack CLEAR LAKE — John A Smoley, 69, died suddenly Fri day following a heart attack in Mason Citj\ A retired employe of the Mason City Brick & Tile Company, he had made his home at 129 Fletcher Drive Clear Lake. Mr. Smoley was born Jan. 10 1895, in Carroll County, son 01 John and Elsie (Engles) Smoley. He attended school in Marengo. He served in the Iowa National Guard and entered the U.S. Army in April 1916, serving as a private in World War I Later he served two years in the U. S. Marine Corps. He was married to Mary Lillie in May 1922 at Marengo They lived in Des Moines wher he was employed by the Fire stone Tire Manufacturing Co. In 1929 he moved to Mason City and was employed by th Mason City Brick & Tile Co. H was married to Cornelia Haroldson Sept. 24, 1952, at Rock Island, 111. He had lived in Clear Lake' since 1963, when he retired because of ill health. Surviving are his wife, Cornelia; a son, Ray A. Smoley, Buffalo Center; a daughter, Mrs. Gordon (Anna Mae) Beebe, Lake Mills; a stepson, Clair Haroldson, U.S. Navy, Norfolk, Va.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Donald (Shirley) Holcomb, Salina, Kan.; a brother, Glen Smoley, Newton, and four sisters, Irma Long, Red Oak; Blanche Vogelar, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Elsie Cardy, Weyauwega, Wis., and Alice Franks, Aurora, and 12 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two broth ers and two sisters. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Ward Funeral Home in Clear Lake. Pastor Richard EUingson of Zion Lutheran Church, Clear Lake, will officiate. Burial will be in Clear Lake Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel from Sunday until the time of services. Hold R.N.A. Yule party for juveniles Gene Goccke, waterfowl bi- logist, has just returned after pending two weeks in St. Louis, Io., and Alton, 111., on research roje'cts for the State Conservation Commission. Th« experiments were con- ucted at Nilo Farms, a shooing preserve operated by the Min-Mathison Co., maker of firearms and ammunition. Accord- ng to Goecke, wild ducks pick ip lead shot from the bottom of marshes while feeding and as a result lead poisoning is sometimes caused, resulting in death. The shot is also picked up with grit in sandy and graveled areas. The biologists examined ducks tilled by individual private hunters at the preserve by means of fluoroscope and X-ray, ["he ducks and shells were by the arms com Although suits will the not experiment re be known for some time, Goecke said the iron shot does not cause death if the ducks ingested it during feed ng, as it passes ,hrough and does oxic reaction. harmlessly not cause 'urnished pany. Biologists from Michigan and iowa attended. The research end of the project is being carried on by the Mississippi Flyway Technical Section, of which Iowa is one of the 13-member states. The research is one of the means by which the states hope to boost the duck population and preserve waterfowl for better hunting. Goecke said the iron shot was a bit larger than the lead shot with mostly No. 4 and some No 6 size used. The arms compan> research is for the purpose of producing a shell of comparable weight and velocity Glob«-G*i*t»«, Mason City, la. Dec. 19, 1944 To be pastor of Mason City Open Bible Church CLEAR LAKE — The Rev. Danny P. Miller, pastor of the Clear Lake Open Bible Church, >vill preach his farewell sermons Sunday, Dec. 27, at the morning and evening services at the church. Mr. Miller duties Jan. 3 will assume his as pastor of the First Church of the Open Bible, Mason City. He will succeed the Rev. C. W. King who accepted a call to Ottumwa. Mr. and Mrs. Miller and three children, Susan, Kevin and Candace, will move to Mason City. A new pastor for the Clear Lake church has not been named. Mr. Miller served five years as pastor here. Before coming to Clear Lake he was assistant pastor two years at the Open Bible Church in Waterloo. Before that he was assistant at the .lewell church The REV. D. P. MILLER spond to the lead shot. Want Ad — 423-4270 SIOUX CITY UP> men and women CLEAR LAKE—Royal Neighbors of America held a potluck dinner for juveniles, their parents and members Thursday - faomc 115 (evening at the IOOF Hall. Fifty students at were served dinner. Brigham Young University, opening ten years ago and o other Christmas parties wcr shown. The Ford Motor Co. and Manly school teachers held parties at Witke's Wednesday eve n i n g. Other groups entertaining at Provo, Utah, here Friday were night grounded when a BENEFIT ASSOCIATION CHARLES CITY — The Woman's Benefit Association elected nfficers at its Christmas party. Mrs. Josephine Fankhauser is president; M r s. Grace Hines, treasurer; Mrs. Lucille Venz, financial secretary; Mrs. K e n- neth Troge, recording secretary; Mrs. A. W. Bernard, auditor; Mrs. Emma Spyr and Mrs. Zimmer were appointed officers of fraternal committee and Mrs. Bernard, publicity. CHRISTMAS GUESTS L E L A N D—Mr. and Mrs. Charles Moen will entertain guests in their home over the Christmas holidays: Their son, David Moen, and his wife from Chicago; their daughter, Mrs. Jack Ferman, Mr. Ferman, and their daughters, Amy and Beth of Detroit; and their son, tion warned against creating a "common pot in an unwise attempt to spend an equal amount on the education of every child." It said it is a proper function of the state to be concerned with adequate educational opportunity of al! children and to provide help to school districts which obviously are unable to meet a minimum educational level. The association said, however, it would only support aid to distressed districts on a plan "soundly premised." Christmas parties included the Britt Lions Club, State Highway Commi s s i o n, Rockford Telephone Co. and Lake Mills Cooperative Co. Clear Lake calendar MONDAY Clear Lake stores open fnr Christmas shopping until 9 p.m. Women's Club bowling, Melodee Lanes, 1 p.m. Library Reading Club, Mrs. John DeLong, Christmas Tea 2 p.m. Junior Chamber of Commerce holiday project, take children on shopping tour of city stores, 6:30 p.m. City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m. chartered plane flying them home for Christmas landed with disabled engine. The students spent the night n a Sioux City hotel and were under way again before noon Saturday. They are members of the Yankee Club at the university and are mainly from the states of New York and New Jersey. The club chartered a four-en- l'me Constellation from the Fly- ng Tiger Line. One engine developed an oil leak over Sioux City and caught fire but the plane landed safely at the Sioux City airport. TO RHODE ISLAND RICEVILLE — Dr. and Mrs. T. G. Walker, Riceville, will spend Christmas holidays with their son, Lt. Jg. Tim Walker, his wife, Sharon, and their new The program included games and Christmas carols. The children received apples, popcorn jails and candy canes. Mrs 'aul Callanan and Mrs. Lyle Stevens were dining room chairmen; Mrs. L. E. Jacobson and Mrs. Fred Fankell, games, and Mrs. Ed Heitland and Mrs. Jake Nannenga, invitations. At the short business mcel- ..ig it was reported that Die, Royal Neighbor Club distributed! 14 baskets of fruit to shut-in members. Roberta Newell was appointed as special auditor. The Royal Neighbor Club will meet Jan. 7 at the home of Mrs. Roy Westcott. Irene Chase will be co-hostess. The next lodge meeting will be Jan. 28 at the I OOF Hall. PRINCESS CANDIDATE CHARLES CITY — Teresa Victor was chosen from Brownie Troop 218 as princess candidate for Burning of the Greens. Her son, Jeffrey Thomas, who waq alternate is Jackie Linn. Mrs. born Dec. 7. The Walkers are stationed at a naval base near Warwick, RJ. Ervin Mohring is troop leader with Mrs. Francis Richey as ,co-leader. AIR FORCE MEDAL BLOOMFIELD — Sgt. Kenneth L. Rominger of Bloomfield was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal while stationed at RAF Alconbury, Eng land. He earned it as editor of the 10th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing base newspaper, The Photogram. Kermit, M o c n's of St. sister, Louis. Mr. Miss Alvina Moen of Minneapolis will also visit in the Moen home. TO CALIFORNIA LELAND—Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. Olson have left for California where they will spend the winter visiting their daugh ters, Mrs. Eldon Ha gen, at Thousand Oaks, and Mrs. Truman Bakke, at Hawthorn. Mrs. Tom Bakke of Fertile made the <rip with them. AROUND THE CLOCK DRY CLEANING . , . Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday SPECIALS! Men's and Ladies' SUITS OQc a\ WJ> ^ajkej* ••») «•«•«•> JffJ Jffv AROUND THE CLOCK DRY CLEANING PRESSING 715 North Federal On« Hour S»rv?e«— Plenty «f Fr*« Parking Hours i A.M. To 12 Midnight WE WILL BE CLOSED CHRISTMAS EVE AT 5:00 P. M. At Family Drug SUNDAY «c MONDAY 59c DISH lOQt. Size 29 49c DOUBLE GLO TINSEL H"xl2"xiy 2 " Styrofoam . Sunday Hours 9 A.M. To 6 P.M. GARLAND 29c BLOCKS . .29c $1.49 WHITE RAIN HAIR SPRAY 75 16 Ox. NESTLE Creme Rinse & Shampoo 59' ?2.00 DESERT FLOWER Hand Lotion 75 GLASS ORNAMENTS MINIATURE BOX OF 24 10 c 59° SPARKLING TREE BASE Flame Proof Cotton Covered With Sparkle 16"x54"Sixe 29 47c Extra Fancy 2 Inch _ Tree Balls 27 i, V/HAMILTON I AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC CAN OPENER with cord storage and handle 77c Door Strap Bell Ringer 'VVI iMIUfJ 49 FREE! AT FAMILY DRUG 11 "Admiral TV Set. Register Daily. No Purchase Necessary. Drawing Dec. 24th At 3 P.M. WINNER OF TV SET DEC. 13, WAS GILBERT BEDNAR MANLY, IOWA rim stir Cireen Stamps Opens all Khape* ami sizr ran* Cord itocate In hark rteceised handle In casn fnr added portability Retractable (all can hrarkrt Hardener! ilecl cuttfni wheel Removable Magnet Cutting wheel anfflril fnr xmonthrr cutting eclgr • (tnaranleed r, year* Cuaranlee provides free repair and parts exrrpllnf cord set and tl.inner due to niHuae, when returned (o on*» nf our authorized service station* lUtrrl on product guarantee certificate. SPELLING and Counting Board $1.00 Value 57 SILICONE '= COVER £ 24' G. E. 20 Bulb Indoor Lite Set C-6 G.E. SERIES TREE LITE BULBS 29c Pkg. Of Four 19 General Mills SNO-FLOK Complete Kit Was $2.98 $199 1 WHILE 30 LAST! $5.00 REVLON 12- Piece - Nail Polish & Lipstick $000 Sets While They Last! Per Set MEN'S RUBBERS Poinsettia PLANT Per Pair Artificial Potlfd 99 CHESS GAME Complete $1.00 Set ORNAMENT HANGERS 57 EXTENSION ELECTRIC CORD Referred In I.I ml I Qu.nllllri — Federal Tai Charged on TaiaMi Merchandise.

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