Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 13, 1949 · Page 6
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„ 22 Jan. 12, 1849 ••••n City Gl»be-G»cl(e, Mnon City. la. Mason City Calendar WEDNESDAY —Community Concert »«rJes. Todd Duncan, baritone, at high school at 8:15 p. m. JAN. 17—Hearing on sewer rental ordinance at City hall at 7:30 p. m. JAN. 19—Annual meeting of Young Men's Christian association at Y. M. C. A. with 6:30 p. m. dinner. JAN. 24—Hearing at City Hall at 7 p. m. on purchase of City Parking Lots. JAN. 25—Morningside college choir at First Methodist church at 8 p m JAN. 25—Retailers division of Chamber of Commerce annual dinner meeting. Hotel Hanford, 7 p. m. JAN. 26-27—Little Theater play "The Glass Menagerie" at high school auditorium. JAN. 31—Annual meeting of North Iowa branch of the Lutheran Welfare Society. 6:30 p. m.. at Y. M. C. A. JAN. 31—Harrying Morrison, leader In discussion of "Civil Rights" at Friends of Libraries meeting at 7:3X> p. m. FEB. 1—Charles Eagle Plume to address Executives club at Hotel Hanford at 6:30 p. m. FEB. 13-14—Black Hills Passion play, sponsored by Kiwanls club. Roosevelt fieldhouse. FEB. IS—Mason City Credit Bureau annual dinner meeting at Hotel Hanford at 6:30 p. m. FEB. 17—Community Concert series, John Sebastian, harmonica player. FEB. SS—3 ; 000 school. KARCH »—Community Bary Ensemble. MARCH 17—Andre Mouton, club concert at high Concert series, representative at Port of New Orleans, at joint Chamber of Commeree-s e r v i c e club dinner, 6 p. m.. Hotel Hanford. To Operate Lake Nursery Pond Again r\t .11 . * * ********** #*# ***#**#* » HERE IN MASON CITY Fuller Brushes. Ph. 1358-W. For Sale—Cockers. Ph. 4689-W. San Juan Marne post of the V. F. W. held its regular open meeting of the month at the club Tuesday evening. Henry Pendergraft showed movies of "Amazon Treasures." Refreshments were served at the conclusion. Time tested paints at Paynes. Paper Headquarters. Shepherds. Charles Schaffer, manager of the Mason City Credit Bureau, •will be guest speaker at the Exchange club luncheon meeting Thursday noon at the Green Mill. He will speak on "Purpose, Use and Advantages of the New North Iowa Credit Guide." Watkins Products. Ph. 5197J. Wash-Iron at the Laundrite. Don Lambie, Kiwanis club member, will talk to his fellow members on income tax and recent changes at the club's regular luncheon meeting Thursday noon at Hotel Hanford. For economy try Scarlet Glo coal. Sterling Coal Co. Am driving to California. Ride to party helping drive. Write W-8, Globe-Gazette. The home office of the United Packinghouse Workers of America-C. I. O. has been moved to Room 1800, 608 S. Dearborn St., Chicago 5, 111., according to word received here Tuesday. Charcoal Briquets — ideal for grates and open fires. Burns with no smoke or gas. Co., Ph. 986. Wagner Coal Barker Gets Fine of $500 John S. Barker, route one, was fined $500 and costs by Judge M. H. Kepler in district court Tuesday when he pleaded guilty to county attorney's information charging lascivious acts with children. The court was advised by County Attorney James R. Brown that Barker has been under psychiatric treatment at St. Vincent's hospital in Sioux City for more than a month. He was arrested by a Cerro Gordo county deputy sheriff. Careless Driving Brings $100 Fine Russell Har'twell, Jr., 23, Nora Springs, was fined $100 and costs in municipal court Wednesday on a charge of careless driving. The charge placed after the auto Hartwell was driving Crashed into the rear of a Ruan transport truck at 6th and South Federal Monday night. Three of the 7 other Nora Springs youths who were riding with Hartwell were still in Park hospital Wednesday but all were reported in good condition. The Bluegills to Be Only Fish; No Hatchery Convert Eagle Lake to Duck Hunting The Clear Lake nursery pond will be operated this year to hatch and raise bluegills but the hatchery at the lake will not be used as a hatching unit next spring. And Eagle lake near Britt is being converted to a duck hunting lake. These and other facts were told to Stanley Haynes, president of the North Central Iowa Rod and Gun club, by Bruce Stiles, state conservation commissioner, in a specific query. Haynes made known the report at the club's meeting Tuesday night. Stiles said that while the hatchery will not operate as such, Iowa State college will continue to study and experiment at the lake and use the buildings as part of their research program. On 3-Year Cycle Under a system set up several years ago, it was decided to rotate stocking of game fish in the lake on a 3-year cycle. The first year there was to be no stocking at all; the 2nd, fry were stocked, and the 3rd, fingeriings were stocked. So in 1949 reproduction will be by the lake itself. "Stocking was an idea of one man. It had practically no background. The Iowa State college observers, by tests, can determine he relative number of fish and which is the best producer," Haynes noted. No details of cleaning or minor alterations for the pond were iven but it is assumed this is included in the program, Haynes re- "ated. Got 68,500 Pounds Carp In answer to the query on sein- ng at Clear Lake, Stiles issued he report that 23 days of seining n November produced fish in hese amounts: Buffalo, 1,070 rounds; carp, 68,500; quillback, 350; crappie, 687; walleye, 8,091; yellow bass, 9,950; silver bass, 412; northern pike, 115; bluegills, 70 bullheads, 8,261; catfish, 32; perch 1; suckers, 5; smallmouth bass, 12 and largemouth bass 107. The game fish are all returned :o the lake after seining. No seining is anticipated under .he ice this winter but another 1015-day period will be used in the spring. The Eagle lake project is progressing on schedule, Stiles' repor said. The draining is proceeding to completion and the lake will be completely refilled again nex spring and summer. It is to be developed primarily | as a duck hunter's lake but sight- feeding fish, bluegills, sunfish, perch and northern pike, will be stocked for the benefit of residents nearby. Start Work on Trap Work is starting now on the permanent steel fish trap at Ventura, the commissioner reported. No expected completion date was given. The Rod and Gun club adopted a resolution to urge the legislature to place a state bounty on all predators. This would include minor predators such as gophers as well as fox, coyotes, wolves, crows, and several types of hawks. Haynes also led a discussion on the proposed legislative program of the conservation commission and praised the anti-pollution bill. At present there is no anti-pollution law for lakes but only for rivers. The proposal clearly defines pollution, an indefinite word under the present statute, and changes the procedure for enforcement. It is proposed that a petition of 25 or more residents of the state could be the basis for an investigation with a hearing 1940 Chevrolet he was demolished. was driving Credit Union Declares 2 Per Cent Dividend at Annual Meeting .The Globe-Gazette credit union declared a 2 per cent dividend for its members at the group's annua meeting in the newsrdom Tuesday night. Reports of committees were heard and following adjournment the board of directors met and elected the following officers: L. A. (Jack) Whipple, president; Clifford Eggert, vice president; Luther Hodgins, treasurer, and Glenn Scott, secretary. THEY'LL FIND MORE DUCKS—Eagle lake, 2J/ 2 miles east and one mile north of Britt, is being drained. The report from the state conservation commission says it's to be refilled but made largely into a duck hunting lake. This photo of 2 hunters was taken at the duck season's opening, always an eventful day at Eagle lake. Factors Outside Farm Fences to Determine Income: Howe// to follow. Another point in the program would be to establish an advisory council on natural resources. It would be non-political and have an advisory function only. Mike Haaheim showed pictures he took last year in Norway for the evening's entertainment. The Rod and Gun plans a fox hunt Sunday, details of which will be announced later this week. Louis A. Page is chairman of the event. Factors outside the farmers'* own fences are likely to determine their financial welfare during the next few years, Herb Howell, Ames, extension economist and farm management specialist at Iowa State college, declared at the annual meeting of the Mason City Production Credit association Tuesday afternoon. Good farm management and efficient operation still will be important, Howell told the overflow crowd in the Hotel Hanford Wedgewood room. However, our relations with Russia and foreign spending are likely to determine farm market prices, he said. Short fed cattle on .a big corn crop never have made money and are not likely to do so this spring, Howell declared, but cattle for later market and spring pigs both look profitable. Farmers are not likely to lose any money holding corn either, he added. Get Modern Kitchen He advised farm wives to in- rease the family's living standard now and try to achieve better, modern homes while farm income s good. "You'll still be able to en- oy a modern kitchen when prices are lower," he suggested. Sgt. and Mrs. Leo Allstot and heir exhibition of pistol marks- nanship were very well received sy the crowd. This is the 15th year of the association, Secretary C. H. McDonough noted in his report. Since its organization in 1934 it has made 3,130 loans totaling $14,440,000 with only $2,060 in losses. There are 682 members now in Winne- jago, Hancock, Howard, Floyd, Worth, Cerro Gordo, Mitchell and Tranklin counties. They hold 5129,385 worth of stock plus $82,482 in reserves from earnings. Loaned $2,750,000 The government owned $170,000 worth of stock in the association from 1943 to 1945, McDonough pointed out. This has been reduced low to $5,000 which the association could pay off at will. The association loaned $2,750,000 in 1948, the secretary reported, calling attention to the fact that this money was spent locally and was of some importance in the economic life of the community. Credit is like fire, H. W. Mitchell, secretary of the Production Credit Corp., Omaha, warned the North Iowa members, it must be controlled and used wisely. Two directors, Ray Dunkelberg, Mason City, and Ernest Haugen, Osage, were re-elected for 3 year terms. The board will meet in February to elect officers. Long Time to Pay Worcester, Mass., (U.RX—It'll take Raymond Aldrich 16 years to pay for a trip he took to Florida and Georgia with lodge funds. The judge ordered him to pay back at $5 a week the $4,353 he stole as treasurer of an Odd Fellows lodge. ,ss?-S& A %2$|S£&- vilner* 1 c * :L»t l«*-~ '".r iVDS s-2tetf5S&??5rl Leading Drur and Department Stores Strieker Is Fined $300 Robert Lee Strieker, 1728 Pennsylvania N. E., pleaded guilty to county attorney's information charging him with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and was fined $300 and costs in district court Tuesday afternoon by Judge M. H. Kepler. Strieker 1 driver's license was suspended for 60 days. He was arrested by the highway patrol. Uphold Court Martial Embezzlement Verdict Tokyo, (U.R)—Gen. Douglas Mac Arthur's headquarters said Wed nesday that an army board of re view in Washington has upheld the guilty verdict rendered by general court martial in Tokyo against Army Department Em- ploye Roger A. Johnson, Rock Island, 111. Charged with embezzlement o military payment cer Lificates an< being absent without officia leave, Johnson was found guiltj on both counts and sentenced tc ono year at hard labor and fined $1,000. The dome of the Kentucky capi tol in Frankfort is a copy of Na polcon's tomb. Neal Webster" Dies Suddenly Was Co-Founder of Local Box Factory Neal Webster, 58, died suddenly at 6 p. m. Tuesday, as he and 2 sons were entering Guttenberg from Dubuque, where he had been hospitalized due to a heart attack. Mr. Webster was a brother of Ben Webster of Mason City. He was born at Waucoma, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Webster. His father was a former railroad commissioner. Mr. Webster was one of the original founders of the Webster Conover company in Mason City, which was started in 1923. Surviving are 2 sons and daughter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Production of Food Climbs to Pre-War Levels Washington, (U.R)—World food production finally has climbed back to pre-war levels with a 6 per cent increase during 1948, the agriculture department reported Wednesday. But per capita consumption still is lagging behind pre-war totals the department said in its annua" report on the world food situation The principal reason is that the world's population has increased 10 per cent since before the war Because production hasn'1 caught up with demand, the U. S taxpayer continues to pick up a big world food check. In the last 9 months, it has totaled close to $1,500,000.000, the report said. In western Europe, where the U. S. food bill is biggest, the lag between production and consumption has been offset partly by more efficient use of bread grains for flour and by diversion of some ivestock feed directly to Human consumption, the department said Compared with pre-war, the de partment added, world wheat pro duction in 1948 was up 4 per cent rice was down 2 per cent, suga up 8 per cent, potatoes up 5 pe cent and most fruits were nea pre-war levels. Carbon monoxide gas cannot be smelled and that makes it ver dangerous because it is highl; poisonous. It is formed as a resul of incomplete combustion. Buehner Joins Engineering Staff of Henkel Company Merchandise and Cash to Haag Family Contributions Still Being Received Here Contributions both in merchandise and cash for the Lloyd Haag family which lost its home and possessions in a fire Monday night are continuing to come in to the Uobe-Gazette. Included in merchandise assistance was a $6 basket of groceries given to the family at the Carl Jruop Food store Tuesday. "We hope our little bit will help." commented 2 cash donors in sending in their contribution Wednesday. "I always help out because it may happen to me some day," said another. "Here is a little offering to assist the Haag's on their comeback budget," wrote one contributor. Among the larger cash contributions received Wednesday were $17.60 from Sears Roebuck em- ployes, $15 from 2 neighbors and $12.51 from the "Belly Floor Gang' at Deckers. Following are contributions received at the Globe-Gazette up to noon Wednesday: Previously reported $101.94 Mabel Bartholomew Mrs. Harold Nelson B. C. Young Dick's Radiator Shop George Pierson Ruth and Jerry Snyder ... L. J. Jeffries W. A. Young Belly Floor Gang, Deckers Terry Sampson Unidentified Mr. and Mrs. W. Kasik . . . Mr. & Mrs. H. V. Clearman Mr. & Mrs. H. S. Clearman Michael, Marsha Clearman Neighbors Maynard and Shultz . Mr. and Mrs. Estol Smith Sears Roebuck employes . . Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Gilbertson Jack Buehner, who completed his course in architectural engineering at Iowa State college at Ames in December, has accepted a position on the engineering staff of the Henkel Construction company of Mason City. Mr. Buehner will be an assistant to A. E. Flynn, who is in charge of field work for the Henkel organization in Iowa, handling field estimation of costs and assisting in aying out buildings and supervis- .ng construction work. As soon as he is able to find an apartment, Mr. Buehner plans to bring his wife and 3 months old daughter here from Ames. Mr. Buehner, \vho grew up in Waterloo, played 3rd base on the Iowa State baseball team for 3 years and was captain last year. During the war served in the air Mr. Buehner corps as navigator on a B-24, flying missions in Italy with the 15th air force. Invalid Gels Treat Eyansville, Ind., (U.R) — Miss Louise Feuhring, confined by arthritis to her hospital room for 18 years, received a unique treat during the holiday season. She was taken on a sightseeing trip around Evansville by ambulance It was the first time out of her room since 1930. Glebe-Gazette Ph»f» JACK BUEHNER MACKET'S Furniture Shop FURNITURE REFINISHING 417 2nd Street N. W. Phone 782 1.00 1.00 2.00 5.00 1.00 5.00 1.00 5.00 12.51 1.00 2.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 15.00 5.00 17.60 5.00 Total $185.05 This is our 49th regular visit to our many friends hi Mason City 1 CAN HOLD YOUR RUPTURE AND GIVE YOU COMFORT AND RELIEF WITHOUT A "TRUSS"! THE SYKES ORTHOTONIC PRINCIPLE ENDS TORTUROUS "TRUSS" WEARING—LIFTS THE HERNIA UP INTO PLACE —COMPLETELY AVOIDS ANY PRESSURE ON BONE STRUCTURE— WITHOUT STRAPS, BUCKLES OR BELTS — ENDS RUPTURE PROBLEMS FOREVER! H. B. SYKES, Founder LEARN HOW — NOW.' {-SPECIAL FREE DEMONSTRATION FOR MEN-WOMEN-CHILDRENn AT CERRO GORDO HOTEL, MASON CITY SATURDAY 7 , JAN. 15, 10 TO 6 — EVG. BY APPT. 1 • ASK AT HOTEL DESK FOR ROOM NUMBER SYKES ORTHOTONIC BRACE CO. 36 Sa. Stat. St. "Sine* 19U" Chicago 3, III. WING THIS NOTICE WITH YOU Dr. Horace Seymour Beemer Brick and Tile Building EXTRACTION OF TEETH X-RAY Everything For Baby I Q-Tips — Sterilizers — Cotton Balls Infant Foods and Special Formulas— Baby Powders — Baby Oil Formulas "PRESCRIPTION SPECIALISTS" THE PRESCRIPTION SHOP 9 EAST STATE STREET W. B. Casey, Prop. W. B. McGrane, M&r. REPORT OF CONDITION OF THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK MASON CITY, IOWA • At Close of Business December 31, 1948 RESOURCES Loans and Discounts '. $ .5,457,299.57 Other Bonds and Securities 2,21 0,266.95 Stock in Federal Reserve Bank. . . Overdrafts Bank Building Furniture and Fixtures ........ Other Real Estate Owned Interest earned but not collected 24,000.00 1,436.24 210,000.00 14,197.21 none 69,140.49 United States Bonds 8,533,106.11 Cash and Exchange .,'. 5,103,338.15 $21,622,784.72 LIABILITIES Common Stock $ 400,000.00 Surplus 400,000.00 Undivided Profits 336,952.01 Reserves 280,899.37 Total $ 1,417,851.38 Interest collected but not earned 57,871.88 War - Loan Deposit 354,340.62 Deposits 19,792,720.84 $21,622,784.72 WILLIAM W. BOYD Cashier JAY E. DECKER Farmer and Stockman HARLAN W. GIRTON Secretary Northwestern Distributing Co. FRED C. HENEMAN President CARL A. HENKEL Vice President Henkel Construction Co., Inc. BOARD OF DIRECTORS FLOYD E. JOHNSON Secretary Klipto Loose Leaf Co. CARL 0. KLATH Vice Pres. Mason City Millwork Co., Inc. DEAN H. LIGHTNER Vice President FLOYD W. OSMUNDSON General Agent Equitable Life Insurance Co. of Iowa CARL A. PARKER Treasurer, Mutual Federal Savings & Loan Association JOHN A. SENNEFF Attorney EARL SMITH Attorney DOUGLAS G. SWALE Exec. Vice President L. S. THOMPSON President Thompson-O'Neil Co. E. H. WAGNER Secretary-Treasurer Pritchard Motor Co. MEMBER OF FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION AFFILIATED WITH NORTHWEST BANCORPORATION

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