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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 23, 1929, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTg WEDNESDAY JAR i3 NEW TELEPHONE BUILDING HEARS FINISH AT RUDD 8000 Feet of Underground Cable to Handle All Messages RUDD Jan 23 Farmers Mutual Telephone company operating exchanges at Nora Springs Rudd Floyd and Eockford Is just compjet ins a S10000 fireproof telephone ex cnanga buildinhere With the com pletion all telephone poles will be re moved from the business streets of Rudd Blsiit thousand feet of under ground cable laid during J82S will handle the messages The company last year also rebuilt no miles of pole line and remodeled its office buildin at Floyd Crystal Lake Rebekahs and Odd Fellows Install HERE AND THERE Miscellaneous Briefs From the GlobeGazettet 100 Correspondents in North Iowa and AHEDALE MEV SHU Zimmerman Earnest Nolte Ehrnpee two car oacls of cattle to Chicago Monday night Mr Xolte went into Chicago with this shipment noUGHERTV WOMAN LEAVES Viola Mullen eft for Mankatq Minn Monday vhere she will attend the Mankato Commercial college LAKE Jan the last meeting recently held by the Rc bekah and I o O P lodge at their joint installation the following were installed hi the Rehekah lodgs Mrs Emma Gahrielson noblo grand Mrs Christina Boddum vice srand Mrs Ada Juhl secretary and Mrs Amy Davis treasurer Tlie followingtook office in the I O O F Paul Matsen noble grand Henry Rasmussen vice grand John Davenport secretary and A B Dav snport treasurer After the meeting the evening was spent in dancing Mason City HiY Boys Give Garner Services GARNER Jan HIY boys H Mason City accompanied by their leader Evron A Karges had charge Bf the Sunday morning service at the Congregational churcu Among the boys were the captain of ast years team the captain of this team and the cheer leader Some of the church women served ths visitors a chicken pie dinner in tho church dining room LVMOUTH CONTEST SCHEDULED The declamatory elim nation contest will be held Thursday tfternoon at the school house AT THORNTON August Hansen is set ously ill at his home here Mrs John Benson of Swnlertale is assisting with i Is care ACKLEV All TO MEET Tlio Ladies1 Aid society f the 1irst Presbyterian church wiil leet Jan 31 with Mrs S Gay Roose elt Mrs John Humke Mrs Martin Flyken and Miss Luella Meyer as host sses RUDD MAX VACATIONS Herman Schroder local sec tion foreman on the C 31 and St P railway is taking a six weeks vaca tion Paul Rader of Nora Springs is substituting for him CUTS ICE FOR CLARION W P Lambert Xew ton has started cutting ice at Lale Coinolia The ice is of good qualify and about 13 inches thicK RECEIVES WORD OP DEATH GIKL BORX AT FERTILE and Mrs Oliver FALLS MAX AWAY A Glldner left day to attend the in Jelel5 convention being held n that city this week He was se nnrrt rVS delesate the Cerro Oordo Formers company of Mason w if r i u a Thompson Farmers Savings bank re C M Visit at Brlstovr BRISTOW Jan Helen Rose who teaches at Haniontcnvn spent the weekend in the K D Rose home here She was accompanied by Misses Helen Strawhorn and Lucile Blumer who teach at Hanlontown and Miss Mildred Blumer Albert Lea ccived word Tuesday of the suddsn death of lug father at Northwood RETURNS TO HOCK FALLS ROCK FALLSMrs Edith stantev returned from Myrtle Minn Monday where she had been the past six weeks taking care of her daughter Mrs James Devaney and ter Elain who were ill with scarlet TWIN GIRLS BORN girls were horn to RETURNS TO LAKOTA inm returned liome Monday evening from Brook ings S Dak where he had spent a iveek visiting at the home ot his brotherinlaw M and M Jfra STAY AT ALGONA ALGONWOn account of the bliz no il would city Jlmita to ga home promised places for them to stay overnight ACKLEY GIRL BORN girl was born to Mr and Mrs Otto Winter last week ENROLLS AT WALDORF Bray en rolled at Waldorf college Monday He finished his work here at tiie close of the first semester and will graduate with his class in the spring LAT1MER MAN ATTENDS Hempel was called to hit home at TVatUins the lat ter part of the weok to attend his mothers fanernl Hans Hoed took care ot the elevator during his ab sence home In Home In CHARIVARI AT COULTER 50 friends gave Thomas Jolmnsen and bride a chart vari Monday evening The young people then had a luncheon at the Andy Brodule cafe in Latitner OHSERVE ANNIVERSARY X is o observed tho fiftieth anniversary of its found ins Monday eveningat the home of Mrs W H Goettel with a special pro vin ij gram Tlie thirtieth anniversary of rs Kalph DeViies at their the Ackley chapter was also celebrated Los Angeles Cal Jan 34 at the same time RETURNS TO THORNTON Hanners re turned Friday from a visit 0 several weeks with relatives living at Hock ford 111 LEAVES ROCK FALLS ROCK and Harold Bohnsen left for Wisconsin Monday with their brother John who has been here visiting his parents since Christ inas They are driving MOVE TO RUDD and Mrs Oscar Ken iJUj jan J4 Mr and Mrs DeVrics were fonuer resi dents of Ackley moving to the Call forma city September 1927 ALGONA YOUTH ILL Lindhorst sopho more in the Algona high school lias an infection in one hand caused by freezing it while repairing his engine enroute to echool one morning FOREST CITY COUPLE ATTENDS FOREST and Mrs H O Paulson drove to Armstrong Sunday to attend the funeral of Mrs Mary Hanlonfoirn Couple Attends HANLONTOvVX Jan ftnd Mrs Otto Smeby and son Oscar left on iunsra Thursday of Mr Smebys mother who died Monday at the OEO of SS years ut iijL a iiitny Lileberg who had been making her homo with Mrs Paulsons brother Kntlte Ersland Mrs Llleberg was the mother of Mrs Knute Ersland ALDEN ROADS HAD ALDKX a number of autoists on their way home from Al bert Lea yesterday afternoon wore srue and sonwho havebeen residing to turn over the Fort At at Greene the past vear returned t anson Park made such in 1120 at Greene the past year returned Rudil to live Mr TCensrue has ob Lained a position as mechanic at th Zimmer garasre MEET AT ALGONA Rotary club me Monday noon at a luncheon at til REPRODUCTION OF OLD BARRACKS IS BEING AGITATED Iowa Delegation in Congress Has Bill Asking for WEST UNION Jan of the Iowa state board of conservation made public concerning the Fort Atkinson stats park are signifi cant to northeastern Iowa and to the state at large The plan calls for an appropriation y congress of about to be ised in the purchase of the id mili ry reservation at Atkinson or a part of it to restore the old bar ot which about one third re mains to reproduce the buildings which have been destroyed on their original sites and in other ways re tore this place to its exact appear anco when it was used as a fort from 849 to 1849 Bill Gels Approval A bill has been drafted to conform to the ideas of the members of tho state board of conservation and placed in the hands of members ot the Iowa delegation in congress It is under stood that several members of the Iowa delegation have expressed their approval of ita purpose Remnants of pioneer military worl of the federal government in Iowa arc few At old Fort Madison only the wel remains not a stick or stone of any structure At Fort Atkinson there ara two well preselved buildings the sun house and the magazine both made of stone There is in addition to these two buildings tlie remains of the two story barracks already re ferred to The well has been restored as it originally was with the exception of a cement foundation and another gun house has been erected on the old site It has been said that Fort Atkineon was the only military reservation ever built by the United States government to protect one tribe of Indians from another All these things made it pe culiarly appropriate that the federal government should take it over for the purpose Of restoration ft is said Would Give Park The state board of conservation is understood to take the position that it Is willing to turn over the Fort At FORM FORT ATKINSON AS IT IS TODAY Woman Finds Brother Thot Dead 23 Years Jan 23 flVMrs S E Gates lias found tho brother she had not seen for 30 years and for 23 oc those years had believed dead brother j T Wycotf arrived for a visit recently Ho ilso plans to visit relatives In other nearby towns Thanks u aviation man need no lonser siy ns the crow mil Sciencejliijtjir 16 Men Are Freed of Gambling Charges in Emmet Cafe Man Pay ESTHERVILLE Jan of fining the 1C men charged with gambling in a Hingsted restaurant on Sunclny a fine of ami costs was mposed on the proprietor at the hear ng in the courthouse here County Attorney William S Johnston prose cuted O O Christiansen was tho of the cafe Sterling Stands for Quality Top left hmnl corner Block house as it noiv stands Top right liaml corner Magazine present appearance Bottom left Imiul cornerOld dwelling on park site Lower rislit Imnd corner ncmiiants of one of the oldtime buildings Center As the fort appeared in 1815 drifte fl ROY BORV AT LAKOTA of speeches on topics of inter AT home of Mr and Mrs Henry Folkcrts to the national Government on condi tion that the restoration be made or they are willing to continue to main tain It as a state park should the na tinal government prefer that course Their purpose is o get it restored as it was while in use as a military post Fort Atkinson is now on a primnrv road a stretch between Caimaiand New Hampton having been added to tlie primary road system last fall Tho ilstoric trial Old Military11 over which Brigtulier General Henry Atkin on department commander rode in May 1840 to start a military post to irotect the Winnebnsoes and over vhich the materials and Biipplles for building of this fort and for the oMiers were hauled frm Craw ord at Prairie du Chlen Wls cross njj the Mississippi river at Mc actually ends at his state park However tho modern rail O ST T with the road marlt ra bearing a relief of a soldier takes n more than the original mileage or his trial TIitB modern o M T was lade a primary road In 102S 0 J THOMPSON NORWOOD DIES Heart Disease Fatal to Live stock Dealer in Blizzard XORTHWOOD Jan J Thompson Northwood pioneer grain and livestock dealer of Worth county died from heart disease Tuesday after noon at about oclock at tho Sever Knutson farm eight miles southeast of Northwooa He was driving his Ford coupe which became stalled in the snow and the exertion of attempting to extricate tho car from caused death is thu Mr Kntuson noticing tlie exliaused condition of Mr Thompson spread robes foe him by the car walking back to the house being inadvisable be cause of tho bllzznrd and hurried to the house to call a doctor returning it once to do what he could to revive Mr Thompson until help arrived A doctor from Northwood drove to he farm at once and while there were still faint evidences of life Mr Thompson was beyond help and died a tew minutes after the doctor ar Ived He was for years a resident of Melronville where he was in part nership with J H Huber Later he moved to Northwood purchasing the grain coal and livestock business of P G Giiidingor which was managed he name of O J Thompson under th and Son They sold out at a later Sate to en gage solely in the livestock business both Mr Thompson and his son belnt independently engaged in this work at lie time of the death ot the father He leaves a widow three sons and three daughters Funeral services have not yet tieen announced Livestock Shipments at Spencer So Heavy That Yards Have to Be Bigger SPENCER Jan 23 OTSo much livestock lias been shipped out i Spencer since the opening of the con ccntratlon plant tho first ot the yeai tliat the Milwaukee railroad 1ms foniid it necessary to enlarge its stock yards here and accommodotions are being made for night work Tho railroad has a crew At work buildingchutes to accommodate the many trucks which unload here In the first three weeks of opera tion well over 20000 hogs were re ceived by the Spencer branch of Swift and company which paid out 60333 for the animals More than a third of these hogs were tracked into Spencer by farmers living within a 20mile radius Brisfow riay Given BRISTOW Jan 23A capacity louse witnessed the presentation of Tho Gypsy Rover an operetta ponsored by tJO municipal band here 1st week Every Winter COAT in this store has been re duced to a point where they should sell out in a very few days Prices Have Been Cut to the Limit wm SEs BB 1HH Trade Where YouDv the Best Jub CoOperation in Forest City Is Urged for Community Projects FOREST CITY Jan 6 men attended the oclock Com mercial club dinner served at MabetV private dining hall Monday evening Rev Joseph Richard of the S ames Catholic church was the mai netker of the evening giving his per lonal observations of the communit life ot Forest City since his adven into the town a year ago His sug Bastion for community service Is tha organizations such as the Commercia club American Legion notary clu and Womans club should foster 30111 one community project and see I thru Floyd Osmundson Rave a short tal In behalf of the golf club and Profes sors C B HeJgcn and Ove S Olson spoke in regard to the County Fa I association Directors for the ensuing year wer elected as follows E N Bmnstad M vin Clauson H X Rye T D Mangan Ir O Paulson Floyd Fisher A Hawkes W C Hanson and R E Hanson These directors will mce soon to elect their own officers THE r Thompson Methodists Meet to Make Plans for Easter Services Jan 23The official board of th M 15 Sunday Sch00 met at the home of Mrs B O OHair Monday when all committees wcro ap pointed to arrange for the Easter pro gram and other business was talcen up P PEOPLES GAS AND ELECTRIC CO For Better Appliance Elect at Fertile FERTILE Jan MThe Fertile umber company had its yearly meet ns last week and tho following offi era were elected President A A vice president Tames Iurccll ccretary J K Kirk directors H V r i oward and man H E Halverson T1fmbven th0 hcat Jcar for thc no Lumber company since It was organized In 103 it I3 said Hnnlnntown Man ItaHcr IIANLONTOWN Jan 23JoIln GangBness who 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