Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 28, 1948 · Page 6
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StNickVisit SUI Hospitals Everybody Shares in Gifts and Yule Cheer St Nick he visited a the the Were the „* r ed from ° f • S enerou s lowans • previous weeks. In re- a request for gifts for became Santa's helpers. Personnel Assists room" t W+6 ,? k £ efore Christmas, a worn in the basement of Chil- workshnn 5 ^ 31 resem Wed Sanaa's workshop More of his helpers, in 356 ^'Wal Personnel, spent wrappmg and marking the toys, dolls, games and goodies for youngster's stockings _ Ever _ since the Yule trees and decorations were put up in all hospital wards on Dec. 15, the holiday atmosphere pervaded the area. A public address system carried traditional music to patients and em- ployes. Church groups and university . organizations toured the wards singing Christmas carols. And .-when old Santa made his rounds. Christmas eve, not a child was left out, thanks to the old gentleman s helpers scattered throughout Iowa. Although the celebration was aimed at the more youthful patients, everybody in , the hospital received some sort of a gift. ' A Difficult Job Such a round of activities isn't easy to accomplish. Much of the credit for planning and arranging the program goes to the hospital •-'—>-••— •••"«*•«.••' j(ii»n.iiiin^mmppi««vwMmmiii«p!M«iimMP«OTwiww •" "» ' (owo, Minnesota Begin Search for Largest Turkey IjjtjjKjKj*^^^^^^^^^^^^^* ^-* • ^^ *— *y ^"^ ^^ ^^ • • .m ^tm W . LEARNS TO WRITE-Until a few weeks, ago, 10 y'earotd Joann Baker of East Des Moines had always written with a pencil held between her teeth as shown in picture at left above. NOW a student-patient at the Iowa hospital-school for severely handicapped children at the State University ot Iowa, she is learning to write with her hand. ^ _ A victim of a joint disease,' rendering her leg and arm joints unstable, the little girl has become adept at usin'^ her mouth, as a replacement for hands that are wasted from lack of use. • In the picture at right she takes a try at her new found art ot writing in the. same manner as hev classmates. Christmas committee. This group was responsible for planning the festivities, seeing that there were enough gifts for all, and seeing that Santa was there to distribute them. The celebration didn't end Christmas eve. In the wards and dining rooms, patients found LANE BROS., INC. Will Save You Dollars when you MOVE-UR-SELF and DRIVE-UR-SELF Cars and trucks for rent. Everything furnished but the driver. -Phone 447 —- 801 South Federal themselves feasting on typical holiday delicacies of chicken, cranberries, ice cream and aE the trimmings. On tables and on individual trays there were decorations in keeping with the spirit of the time. Many children at University hospitals can't express their appreciation for the gifts they received. But from their hearts goes a "thank you" to the many lowans who helped Santa and hospital officials make their Christmas a merry one. Around the turn of the century, a milling executive named Addison Igleheart started working to develop a finer, softer flour simply because he liked cake and wasn't satisfied with- cake made with ordinary flour. As a result he 'developed a special cake flour—and a new American food specialty was born. SCHIFF'S Annual.. NOW ON J CLEARANCE PRICED All sizes but not in every style. SAVE ON THIS GROUP OF DRESS HIGHER PRICED SHOES • Brown Suede with Brown Snakeskin Trim • Black Suede with Red Snakeskin Trim • Green Snakeskin Values to 9.95 In AA to B Widths 21 SOUTH FEDERAL Mason City's Most Modern Popular Priced Shoe Store Will Feature No onal Show ? H , U ^ in Rites Set for Ask Damages L O r °w i uL5r n ? W Truck Crash Joice Farmer in 2 Suits at Loser Will Present- Best Bird to Winner Des Moines—A contest to determine whether Iowa has better turkeys than Minnesota will feature the National Turkey Federation convention to be held at Hotel Savery Jan. 6 to 8. The convention will include a dressed turkey show. Gov. Robert D. Blue has challenged Gov. Luther W. Youngdahl of Minnesota to produce a larger dressed turkey than can be found in Iowa. Winner Takes All If Minnesota wins, Gov. Blue has promised to present the largest turkey to Gov. Youngdahl. If Iowa wins, Gov. Blue expects Gov. Youngdahl to do the same. This will be the first time a dressed turkey show of national scope has been held in connection with the national convention. Another feature will be a turkey breeders' mart where breeders, hatching egg producers and hatch- erymen will be given an opportunity to meet customers. Manufacturers of turkey indus- - 0 *„ * -r. try feeds, equipment and supplies which 2, Mrs. Anthony V also will be on,hand with exhibits ^ ldt .f"? * Irs - ^ ullus Kiel > wer ? of their products. hospitalized, both women suffer- of their products. The convention exhibit will open at 10 a. m. Jan. 6 and the 'kickoff luncheon will be at noon with Gov. Blue welcoming delegates and visitors. The national Good Egg club will name "King Gobble" at this luncheon. Discuss Marketing: There will be a panel discussion at 2 p. m. on opening day with Herbert Byers, Salt Lake City, chairman of the marketing board of the federation in charge. A > luncheon and style show for women will bo held at noon Jan. 7 when "Queen Gobleen" will be chosen. There will be a panel discussion on poultry production at 2 p. m., with E. Y. Smith of Cornell university, Ithaca, N. Y., in charge. Iowa turkey growers will have their annual business meeting and dinner at 5 p. m. A^turkey breeders meeting is scheduled for 2 p. m. on closing day with Dr. J. Holmes Martin, Purdue university, Lafayette, Ind., in charge. A 6 p. m. banquet will close the cenvention. HERE and THERE Meservey—Misses Charlotte and LaVonne Hurd, students-at Western college at LeMars, are spending their holiday vacation with their father, Howard Hurd. Crescp—Gene Duncan, student at Marquette university, Milwaukee, Wis., is spending his holiday vacation with his mother, Mrs. Lucy Puncan, and family, in Creseo. . Chester—Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dawson of PaTkers Prairie are visiting the latter's father, George Markham, and spending the holidays at the home of her brother- in-law, and sister, Mr. and Mrs. W~. J. Armstrong. . Latimer—Mr. • and Mrs. Walter Meyer and family, Mrs.' Dora Simons and Mrs. Katie Kinseth and daughter, Verda Lee Kinseth, attended the 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. 'and Mrs. Kenneth Bachmann at Hampton. Creseo—Miss Joan Meyer of Creseo who attends St. Catherine's college in St. Paul, is spending a 2 weeks'. vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo J. Meyer, and Marcelline. Thornton—Polly Schoneman has returned home from Dumont and is spending her Christmas vacation at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Schoneman. Nashua—Henry Pierre, Sr., 80, who had been visiting in the home of his son, Henry, Jr., .at Nashua for the past week became ill and was taken by the Chenoweth ambulance service to his home in Graceville, Minn. Thornton—A. P. Floy, 85 years old, was honored on his brithday by friends gathering at the John Hendrickson home. Nashua—Jack Gogg of Marion, former Nashua grocer, is still confined to his home with a heart condition. Goodell — L u 1 a Peterson is spending a week at Elma in the home of her aunt, Mrs. Arley Blickenderfer. Goldfield-^-First Sgt. Levant Lloyd and family of Roswell, N. Mex., is spending the holidays at the parental J. A: Matheson home. Joice—Mr. and Mrs. Julian Hagen of Lake Mills, formerly of Joice, are the parents of a daughter born Dec. 22 at the Naeve hospital in Lake Mills. Osaffe—Mr. and Mrs. Kcrbert M. Gjertson and son, David, arc spending the holiday season with Mrs. Gjertson's mother, Mrs. Jennie Sandven, Eagle Grove. Kanawha—A drive for funds for the new Odd Fello\vs hall was started, and a banquet with coon meat and other line foods, was served by the Rebekahs at a recent meeting. DENTIST PRACTICE LIMITED TO" PLATE WORK IB FIRST ST Cf OAR RAPIDS SOUTH EAST DESMOlNtS MASON ciTYfstyiux CITY Charles City — Cpl. Joseph J Rouse, son of Mrs. Pauline Huffman, route 4, sustained a fractured vertebra when an army truck in which he was riding collided with a German truck in the U. S. occupation zone of Germany Dec. 7, at 12:15 p.m. Col. John F. Bohlender, his commanding officer, has written Mrs. Huffman that there has been a slight improvement in the condition of her son, who is hospitalized. The improvement indicates, Bohlender said, that while the spinal cord was injured it was not 'severed. Cpl. Rouse's right arm and leg have been paralyzed since the crash. He re-enlisted in the army after serving in World war II. 5 Persons Injured in Falls at Calmar Calmar—Five residents of this community received injuries the past week resulting from falls in —'- = -'- 2. Mrs. Anthony Vonder- ing fractures of/ the leg. Mrs. Robert Bjonerud and Miss Bette Lu Noehl suffered sprained wrists from falls and Donald Meshling suffered a badly bruised leg when he slipped and fell on the ice. Mrs. Kiel and Mrs. Vcndersidt are both patients at the Decorah hospital. DIES IN DLLINOIS Swca City—Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. Lewis Erickson, 85, at her home in Rockford, 111., Dec. 16. She was one of the earliest settlers in the old Swea settlement in northwest Kossuth. She was confirmed in the old Zion Lutheran church in. 1875 with the first class to be received into that church. , Mr. Erickson died 4 years ago. She leaves 2 daughters at home. Edward Brunsvold Dies at Rochester Joice—Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p. m. at the Bethany Lutheran church in Joice for Edward Brunsvold, 65, local farmer, who died Friday evening at a hospital in Rochester after 2 weeks' illness. Burial will take place in the Concordia Lutheran cemetery east of Joice. The Rev. L. F, Scheie will officiate. Mr. Brunsvold was born in Hanlontown and spent most of his life in Worth county. He is survived by his widow, son Ernest of Joice, daughter, Mrs. Loren Nuss of Minneapolis; 2 grandsons; 3 brothers, G; E. and Theodore east of Joice, and Halvor of Hanlontown; and 2 sisters, Mrs. Martin Dahl- seide, east of Joice; and Mrs. George Escherich of 'Sorum, S Dak. Student Top Busy for Yule Vacation Charles City—Miss Kwan Hsu, a student at the University Minnesota, who had planned visit Mr: and Mrs. Merten Klaus, 106 Maple avenue during the Christmas holiday, wrote that it was impossible for her to interrupt her studies for a vacation. Miss Hsu. who is attending the university under an Iowa AAUW scholarship, wrote that she plans to take her master's degree examination in April. Because the war interrupted her education, she must write 2 papers each requiring approximately 150 hours work. Miss Hsu, who will return to China after she has completed het work, plans to visit Charles City during the spring vacation. Mrs. Klaus is fellowship chairman for the Iowa AAUW and also for the local branch. There . are more than 400 different species of rhododendrons and azaleas. !n z buits at Charles City C'h a r 1 e s C. i t y—Damage suits growing out of 2 accidents on Floyd county highways are on file in district court here. In one, $7,500 is asked for a permanent eye injury sustained by Dorothy L. .Gray, 14, when she was thrown against, a windshield as the car in which she was riding collided with .a truck owned by. Anthony Auchstetter, 207 Richings street, Charles City, Dec 31 The suit against Auchstetter was filed in the - girl's behalf by her mother, Mrs. Amanda Gray of Charles City, who was also in the car at the .time of the accident Driver of the car was the girl's grandmother, Mrs. Frank Howe Route No. 4. The collision occurred on road "J" near the northeast city limits of Charles City when the truck drove onto the ro.ad from the left and struck the car. According, to the petition, the girl received a cut over the right eye which is still painful, and impaired her eyesight. Another petition, filed on behalf of Lynn Reynolds, Cerro Gordo county resident, against Mr. and Mrs. Elwin H. Schuknecht of Floyd county, asks that they pay $842.86 Beware Coughs From Common Colds That HANG OH Creomulsion relieves promptly because it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of Creomulsion wxth the understanding you must like the way it quickly allays the cough or you are to have your money back CREOMULSION rorCougr^Chesteolds.Brofichitis for damage to his truck and loss of its' use. The petition cites a headon collision which occurred a mile east of Dougherty Sept. 21, when Reynolds was driving east, and Mrs. Schuknecht west. It charges she was driving at an excessive rate of speed, and failed to yield the right of way to the oncoming vehicle. Damages totaling $557.86 are sought for cost of repairing Reynold's auto, and $285 for loss of use. Co-Op Plans Party Garner — The .Hancock county Co-Op Oil association Christmas party to have been held at an earlier date, will .be held at .the All Vets - Social Center at Clear Lake Tuesday evening, beginning with a 6:30 dinner. The program originally scheduled for an earlier meeting.will be presented. Rhododendrons and azaleas both belong to the same genus of plants. 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