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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 26, 1937, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE FEBRUARY 26 1931 THREE FARM WOMEN LEARN TO MAKE MOST OF FURNISHINGS 12000 STUDY SPECIAL WORK Increasing Interest in Tex tiles Furniture Is Reported farm incomes the last fesv years reduced purchase and replacement of home fur nishings but farm women are learning to make the most of what their homes already con tain Miss Nora Workman ex tension specialist in nishings at Iowa said Friday Of the 12000 studying home through extension service courses the last year 4000 report im proving rooms by means of fur niture rearrangement color sub stitutions or other simple changes based on the fundamentals of good art More than 1000 pieces of useless bricabrac were re moved from living rooms and 70G pieces of worthwhile furniture brought down from the attic and made usable in many cases by refinishing at home Increasing interest in methods of selecting textiles and furniture indicates that homemakers will buy their furnishings more care fully as increased income makes purchase possible Miss Workman stated Household textiles studied from the standpoint of the con sumer numbered 8145 The USD of leisure time for crafts is turning from hand manu facture of useless articles to those that are artistically sound at tractive and practical home fur State college rural women furnishing Mrs Franzen Rites toBe Held Saturday at Church in Wesley services for Mrs Carl Franzen 52 who died at a Mason City hospital lateWed nesday following a days illness with heart disease will be held Saturday atternoon at oclock at the Methodist church in Wesley with the Rev Arthur Bottom in charge Marie Charlotte Carlson was born Aug 10 1884 in Ostergotland Sweden She came to America in 1S04 living in Minneapolis for six years then in Chicago four years On June 17 1914 she was married to Carl T Franzen and soon there af ter they came to Wesley where they lived ever since To this un ion were born two children Enar and Helen both whom are al home Mrs Franzen received hei schooling in Sweden was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith Upon their residence al Wesley the family joined the Methodist church where Mrs Franzen was always a hard and faithful worker She leaves besides her husband and two children three brothers Knute E Carlson of Washington Otto M Carlson of Chicago and a brother Frans in Sweden also a sister Mrs David Johnson of Min neapolis Burial will take place in the Evergreen cemetery near Wes ley Farmer Near Rake Succumbs at Work Bracke 70 died suddenly of a stroke Monday eve ning xvhile working outside on his farm 6 miles west of Rake Mr Bracke who was unmarried lived in this community several years and on the farm where he residec for the past 25 years He is sur vived by no immediate relatives HERE AND THERE Miscellaneous Items From 125 GlobeGazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota Edith Logan Ledyard Winner at Armstrong Logan won first in the humorous division in the preliminary declamatory con test at Armstrong Miss Logan will speak in the second round of the state rontest in he near future Will Crown Queen annual high chool carnival will be held Fri iay evening at the school gym nasium The girl receiving the lighest number of votes will be rowned queen of the evening in a popularity contest Moving Near Britl farewell parly vas given Wednesday night for iflr and Mrs J H Page Mr and Mrs Page are moving March 1 o a farm north of Britt Vacation All Week Hans ell con solidated school was closed for he week as bad roads and snow vould not permit buses to get hrough The teachers all re urned to their homes Miss Paul ne Engleman to Waterloo Miss off to Cedar Falls Miss Flor ence Dunning to Iowa Falls Miss Doris Erickson to Decorah Vacation During Week ROCKWELL Pupils of the Rockwell public school have had vacation this week owing to weather and road conditions Honored at Shower GRAFTON A miscellaneous shower was held for Miss Ruby Borchert Tuesday afternoon at the lome of Mrs Martha ICrueger Miss Borchert plans to wed Sun day Feb 28 Former Resident Speaker Rev Oscar Ouverson from Aurora 111 is ex pected to arive in Fertile Monday o speak at the Fertile Gospel mission beginning Monday eve ning and continue through the week Mr Ouverson was born and reared in Fertile and now holds a pastorate at the Gospel taber nacle in Aurora 111 Attends Funeral at Waukon C Krieger left for Waukon Iowa Thursday to at tend the funeral of a niece who died at Tripp S Dak and was taken to Waukon for burial which will be Friday Hostess to Club Social Art club met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs W E Raw moving1 to Nebraska and Mrs Henry Bohnson will move to Ne braska next week The Elkliorn family from near Burchinal will farm the place Bohnson leaves Mr and Mrs Harry Collins will farm west of Chapin and Mr and Mrs Walter Bussc will occupy the rooms at the Ingham home Collins vacated Mr Busse will be employed by John Jcndrich Mr and Mrs Fred Westover who have lived in Thornton the pasl year will work for R J Canand live in the Richard Carr house Returns From Hospital Valley son of Mr and Mrs Ray Valley returned home from the Irish hospital al Forest City Thursday where he underwent an appendicitis opera tion last week Visit at llumcsfon Ralph Dahl and two daughters have been visiting her parents Mr and Mrs J B Throckmortcn of Humeston Proffram on Peace Gleaners society of the Congregational church met Wednesday for a luncheon at the home of Mrs W A Minor As sisting hostess was Mrs Ellis Mrs E P Hcaly had charge of th program on Peace Births are Reported to Mr and Mrs Rudolph Daake a four poun 14 ounce daughter on Wednesday evening at Cedar Valley hospita at Charles City This is the third daughter in the family Born to Mr and Mrs Wallace Chillier Feb 22 a daughter This is the first child in the family Birtlulav Is Celebrated GORDONSVILLE M i n group of women gathered al tl home of Mrs 1 C Kalstacl to cele bralc her birthday anniversary Kossulh Receives 520000 second ship ment for the 1936 cornhog pay ments was received here for Kos sutli county totaling Coming to Mason City HOTEL CERRO GORDO Tuesday March 2 From 8 A M to 5 P M And Monday Evening March 1 s P nr to n p nr HETCIIN EVERY 28 DAYS Dr J F ShallenbergerM7b The regular and reliable Chicago Specialist 1 will make my reg ular visit on the above date and will be glad to see those afflicle with rectal or chronic trouble Anyone ailing is welcome to come i for free examination I treat diseases the Stomach and Bowels Liver and Gall Blad der troubles Piles and other recta diseases Nervous diseasesdisease of the Heart Skin diseases Kidney Bladder and Proslatic troubles Catarrh Catarrhal deafness Asthma Bronchitis Rheumatism of th joints and muscles Neuralgia Sick headaches High Blood Pressure Goiter Diabetes Constipation Varicose Veins and Leg Ulcers Fe male disorders Hydroccle Epilepsy and other chronic discas Trusses and abdominal supports fitted and rupture treated Remember I have had 28 years of successful experience treatin this class of diseases and have successfully treated thousands of pa of them avoiding operations through my treatment an advice If you call and after an examination you desire treatment th cost will be reasonable I have facilities to give you high class sciei tific service If you are niling and will come in on the above date it will be pleasure Cor me to cxaniine you and advise you accordingly Addrei letters to DR J F SIIALLKNBERGkR HI 1511 E SSrd St Chicago Illino Infant Daughter Dies and Mrs am Lodens week old daughter ed late Monday Burial was Wednesday This was their first hild Patient From Wesley Schaef r of Wesley was operated on for pcndicitis at the Rockwell hos tal Tuesday He was accom anied here by his mother Mrs udolph Schaeffer Were in Marshalltown L Jackson nd brother Walter transacted usiness in Marshalltown Wednes ay They were accompanied by A Bower who spent the day ith relatives at State Center Meets at Church Ladies aid ociety of the Methodist church net Wednesday afternoon at the hurch parlor There was not a arge attendance owing to roads nd weather conditions Sheldon Returns Home ROCKFORD Otis Sheldon jrmer in Owen township who as injured in a train wreck while riroute to Geneva Nebr to at end the funeral of his father Jan 2 was able to return to Ills home e was able to leave the hospital t Council Bluffs 10 days ago and ent on to Geneva to visit his nother who is ill at her home here Mr Sheldons injuries were uite serious and he is still sut ering from the injuries to his ack and unable to do any work 650 Given T B Tests hundred fifty upils and teachers were given uberctilosis tests at Osage Tues ay and Wednesday Many rural chool children were unable to et through the snow blocked oads and the doctors couldnt get o Mitchell so more tests will be Jiven some time in April The ests will be read 48 hours after hey were taken by Dr Parsons 3f the stale tuberculosis depart iient in Des Moines These were iven at Carpenter St Ausgar Riceville and here Honored at Farewell Party and Mends of John Albers met at his lome with well filled baskets for a farewell party Cards were en oyed Mr Albers with his daugh er and family Mr and Mrs Rob Blake will move March 1 to he home they bought in Central Mason City They have lived on their farm for many ears Hans Brood has bought he home and will also move March 1 Mr and Mrs Loyd Bon norhave rented the Dunn farm ivhere Mr Brood farmed Move From Wesley and Mrs Lee Goelz from northwest of Wesley moved Wednesday lo the farm hey recently purchased which las been tenanted for several years by Mr and Mrs Lester arson and son Arvin The Lar sons moved the same day to the arm formerly operated by Mr 3oetz having leased it from Mr Goetzs father Anton Goetz Hostess at Bridjre Party Irving Jones en tertained at a bridge party Tues day evening at her home Mrs Smil Wendt and Ms O B Gil bertson received scoring prizes Band Benefit Held MANLY The Dr Robert Spearing home was the scene of Ihe latest Music mothers party Mrs Spearing entertaining at bridge Wednesday atternoon for the band benefit fund Mrs Joe Hovell received first prize Mrs Otto Lichtenstein second and Mrs G F Schaeffer low Appli cations for the amateur night are coming in to Laurence Halm also several more mothers have been surprised for breakfast this week Mrs Lee Mcncsli Mrs Ed An oasrtn MIR Edward Paine Buys Remaining Assets NEW W Crop per ot Ollumwa Wednesday pur chased the remaining assets of the closed Farmers Savings bank ol North Washington at an auction sale m the court room He paid for bonds stocks notes and stock assessments with a face value of Fined on Intoxication Cosgrove and George St John both of Algona were arraigned Thursday in P A Hansons justice of peace court on drunkenness charges Each were fined and costs of which SI5 was suspended on good behavior Forrest Mathcs Algona was given a JO day jail sentence by Mayot C F Spodit on vagrancy charges liinl to Band Direction DES B Bird has been appointed band director ot Drake university band accord ing to President D W Morehouse Bird replaces Harry Warfcl who resigned The band composed ol 70 members with a male chorus and instrumental and vocal solo ists will make a tour of Iowa March 8 to 13 Win in Declam Contest at the home declamatory contest were Lewis Mellem first and Roland juiiickspn second in the oratori cal Janice Ranum first and Iva Nell Burtness second in drama tic Walton Beach first and Blanche Johnson second in hu morous Judges had been selected from St Ansgar but were unable to reach here owing to the drifted condition of the roads so five lo cal teachers served as judges Americanism There are too many laws in this country we might to hnve a Star Returns to llawlcy Knudson re turned to his home at Hawlcy Minn Wednesday afternoon fol lowing a five weeks visit with relatives and friends here Visitor From Hollywood Opal Rivers who has been in Hollywood Cal since last fall is visiting her uncle and aunt Mr and Mrs H G Dawley Musical Numbers Given Ladies aid society of the Methodist church held a meeting at the church Wednesday afternoon Mrs Clayton Sanders led devotions and the president Mrs G J Meyer had charge of the business session The program included piano solo Miss Lillian Boulden reading ot poems by Mrs W F Selleek vocal solos by Miss Luella Damrow and an in strumental trio by Marian Schnug Beverly Johnson and Jean Oler Mrs Russel DeLano had charge of a patriotic contest Daughter Is Born and Mrs Paul Crawford are parents ot a girl born at the Nisscn hospital weighing 8 pounds They live on a farm just east of town Are Parents of Son to Mr and Mrs Fred Knapp an 8 pound son Wednesday Hosts to Club and Mrs Henry Smith entertained the Jun ior bridge club at their home Tuesday evening Mrs Wallace Berry and Bill Yerkes received high score prizes and Mrs Bil Yerkes and Marc Staudt seconc high Gets Money Post With the death of Reprcscn iative Tames P Buchanan 70 of Texas the chairmanship of the powerful house appropria tions committee passes to Rep resentative Edward T Taylor of Colorado above Taylor 79 the oldest member of the house has not been in the best of health recently and is expected to pass on some of the chair manships arduous duties to other committee members Plan Washington Dinner lodge A F and A M will observe Wash ingtons birthday Friday evening at which time a 6 oclock dinnei will be served followed by a slior program of musical selections anc recitations FOREST CITY GETS 2 FIRES orwith Also Gets High Ranking in Declam at Britt City Crystal Lake Corwith and Britt competed in the declamatory contest held at the Britt high school auditorium Wednesday night Winners were Oratorical first John Shall of Corwith second Roger Peterson of Forest City Margaret Hanson of Forest City second Maxine Perkins of Corwith First Lyle Gangsei of Forest City second Pat Dodson of Britt Judges were Mrs Nellie Midle ton Gerald Ryan and Arthur Van Meevren Know Your State A Fact a Day About loway Fish stocked in suitable waters in 78 Iowa counties numbered more than 143000000 Obnoxious fish totaling 1619636 pounds have been removed from the waters of the state Fortyfive miles of streams have been partly im proved by the construction of low head dams deflectors and other structures to create the proper en vironment for fish life Many Entries Made in Farm Institute Now on at Plymouth Farmers in stitute is in session at Hie school house Many entries were made in each division The Future Farmers of America have several exhibits in the junior division These boys also have a booth demonstrating soil testing and innoculation Mrs Bouck Mason City and Harlan Geiger county agent of Mitchell county are judges oC ex hibits The institute was postponed from Feb 1718 to this Thursday and Friday bccaus of the basket ball tournament at Thornton last week Aged Spillville Man to Be Buried After Funeral on Saturday services for John M Heroic will be held at St Wenceslaus church Saturday morning at 10 oclock Burial will be made near the St Clement church one mile south of Spillville where the family has a lot The Rev J P Broz and the Rev V J Hlubeg will officiate Mr Herold was boni near Spill ville April 21 1857 He was mar ried to Rose Bader who preceded him in death many years ago Two children survive Mrs Williemina Mikerh Spillville and Mike Spillville In 1895 he was married to Kaiherine Kuhn Eight children were born to this union Those liv ing are Ted Spillville Mrs Rose Beer Fetsina Hubert at home Frank Spillville Mrs Mary Hu ber Spillville and Mrs Amelia Wiltgen Ossian Besides the wife and children he leaves one brother Phillip at Crcs co 27 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren Mrs Kolla Hostess Clarence Rolla entertained Mrs L O Knudsens circle of Lutheran church at her home Wednesday afternoon MINTIRE MAN IS SENTENCED Pleads Guilly to Charge of Selling Liquor to Minors Buttplph ol Me Intire appeared in dictrict court here Thursday morning before Judge M II Kepler and pleaded guilty to a charge of selling liquor to minors and violating a liquor injunction He was sentenced to six months in the Mitchell county jail but two months were suspend ed on good behavior Ray Sulli van of New Hampton represented Mr Buttolph and County Attorney Carl F Conway the state Laurens World Wai Vet Dies From Old Wounds by Shrapnel LAURENS here received word that Harry D Huff man 43 Laurens World war veteran died unexpectedly in Phoenix Ariz They said Huff mans death was the result of old shrapnel wounds in the neck suf fered during the World war Move From Northwood Farm Ole Vinja and family from west of North wood moved to Kensctt Tuesday and will occupy the house owned by Carrie Narum Miss Narum who is very ill is being cared for by her sister Mrs Ed Gxilbrand aon al her home at Albert Lea Minn THANK YOU Friends of Chevrolet FOR YOUR LOYALTY AND WILLING PATIENCE V in waiting for 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