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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 5, 1929, Mason City, Iowa TWENTY MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE OCTOBER 5 SIMPSON COLLEGE IS FINANCIALLY HEALTHY SAYS HILLMA OFFICIAL FINDS REPORTS UNTRUE ABOUT COLLEGE Made Plea for Funds to Sc core Conditional Grant to School INDIANOLA CXt 5 ports which credited him with say ing that Simpson college would be forced to close its doors unless ad ditional funds were raised were de clared erroneous today by Pres John L Hillman Hillman who wascred rHed with making the statement at the Des Mbines conference of the held here recent ly said tthat his plea to the con ference was for assistance in raia irig necessary to procure ihe last of the conditional pledge of the general education board At the time of the conference the educator said he submitted a report which showed the healthy financial condition of the institu tionHe estimated the net worth schoolat whereas the c estimated Talue in 1919 was 5660501 President Htllman explained that Jriorder toreeerre the conditional pledge for education board it jwas necessary to sum of 5200000 for Use iosiitutian He cited tojsKsrethat the enroll Snent oJ the was increasing the financial status ofttteiBsKhitioawas secure HERE AND THERE Miscellaneous Items From 100 GlobeGazette Correspondents iii North Iowa and Minnesota Ames Woman Scores Grand Slam in Game With Perfect Hand AMES Oet 5 In an afterdinner game Mrs W P Nichols was dealt a perfect bridge hand here Mrs Nichols received the ace king queen jack ten nine eight seven and five of spades the acfe and king of hearts the ace of diamonds and the ace of clubs Nichols bid a no trump tthen changed bidding spadesand scoring a grand slam It was estimated later the second bid netted her seven points less than she would have made on a successful no triump Did New Set of Officers Selected at Fayette Legion FAYETTE Oct were by the American Legion Thursday evening as follows Com mander Ivan H Ressfer vice com Snander Fred Denning adjutant lylc Woolridge finance officer Forest B Claxton historian John Sr Neuenschwanderchaplain pr J IX Parker sergeant at arms At trus Step members of executive committee JamesMcSweeney and Ray Belles Aged Osage Resident to Be Buried Sunday j OSAtJE Oct O B Ot lion born 60 years ago m Norway Thursday night at her in Cedar township ten omles souUi west of Osage The funeral will be IheldSunday afternoon in the Rock churchwiththe Rev O C Myhre in charge RETURNS FROM WEST HAMFTOJIDr J C Powers has returned from amonths visit at the home of his daughter Mrs B B Me Dowell at Gal 10 OPES PRACTICE D S Belter of Lu therhas opened an office of dentistry in the Marsohair building He is a graduate ofthe dental department Qt University of Iowa at loua City Svith the 1929 LEASES DINING ROOM WE Ward of Sheffield hiss leasedthe dlhlhe room intho HoteliCoonley and she has ENJOY WIENER ROAST alter boys of StPatrioks churcli enjoyed a wiener roastIn father tColllns grove Wed liesday evening CHANGE MADE Frank Springer moved into the house In the northeast part ot town recently purchased by John Hemlngsen The house by the Springers trill beoccupied by Mrs Gcoree Jensen ARE FROM MINNESOTA andMrs Martin formerly a farm in this vicinity were here Sat urday and Sundayfrom Kllenaale Minn at tlie N P MaBsen home MEET IN AUUSON TV F Ray of Los has arrived in Allison Sne met her husband here and they wiU goon to Philadelphia to visit their daushter START MISSION MEETINGS of mission meetlngsvstarted Lutheran church in coulter Thursday evening Assisting the pastor the Rev FG Rastnussenin theso saryices are the Rev HP E Hansen Rodhjelm ot StaplehnratNebr arid the Rev M G Christiansen ofHarlan VISIT EV BRISTOW C Cllne of Lawton Okla and Jerry Cllne of Canby MInn are here visitingrelatives IS CONFINED TO BED Pomeroy is con fined to tor bed by sickness Her niece MrsFlorence Pomeioyof Buffalo Center lias arrived to care for her WERE INIIUMBOLDT W H Ulcholas and Mr and Bur little soridrdve to boldton business Thursday VISIT COULTER FRIENDS LNielsen and son are liera fr6mi Selma for a visit withi Mrs F Broun and Mr and Mis1 Henry Bioun ATTEND CATTCE snow and Mrs A L Sur visited their son Leiand at Wat erloo a couple of days tills week and attended the cnttle congress r MAKE J110 from the an nuiU bazar and suppei heldby the Lutheran Ala In tVve basement oftbe church on Wednesday amounted to about 110 ARRIVE FROM NEW YORK nnd Mrs SamMallory former residents of this place who moved to Sharon Springs N Y a few years atthe home ot Mrs Mallorys sister MrsN Charles Niensdedtand at of their son andwife Mr and Mrs Claire Mal loryofisoutheast of town FIRM CHANGESHANDS Auto Service com pany Uiast changed hands Lea W Tucker Is retiring from the firm and his brother K TV Tucker takes over The name of the firm haa been changed to The Motor Inn The former proprietor expects to lo cate clsewheie ATTENDS CONFERENCE H J IVllllams let tThursd ay mornl n g f or Iowa CI ty tpattendthe superintendents confer ence at that place RETURN TO CARROLL and Mrs Albert GreseyjIiave re turned to their home at Carroll after a few days visit with the latterssister Mrs LutherMaln RETURN TO ROCKFORD and Mrs F L MeriIck hove returned from for several days with Jlr and Mrs Pierce atBoa Molhes TAKK CHARGE OF WORK Rev and Mrs W who have LEAVES GARNER FRANK M HANSON Garner Is going to lose a citizen when Frank M Hanson leaves there to accept an appointment as assistant di rector ot tho budget for the state Mr Hansons long exper ience as a banker and business man and his familiarity with bndgeting principles were be lieved by 3ov John Hammill to qualify him In a special way to perform the duties of the office which ho Is to enter The Han sons will of course make their homo in Des Moines Shell Rock Resident Held on Intoxication Charges in Waverly WAVERLTT Oct Rut ter of Shell Rock is under arrest here on a charge of driving a motor vehicle while intoxicated and also for notreporting an accident J H Byvank who filed information against him charged that Rutters car was parked on the paving on No 218 in the evening without parking lights and that Rutterwas drunk Rutter was held under 5500 bond on the first charge and on the second He was released oa bonds signed by a friend Emmetsburg Doctor Becomes Member Honor Organization BMMBTSBtmG Oct H Lj Brereton of this city has been elected to membership in the Am erican College of Surgeons a so ciety which takes in North and South America To be elected to membership a surgeon must prepare details of 100 surgical operations 50 of which must be major opera tions Dr Brereton Is a graduate of Rush Medical college Chicago and his interneship was spent in Cook County hospital He will be formal ly received into the fellowship at the national meeting in Chicago Oct 15 Clarion Legion Elects I Officers for New Year iCLARION Oct 5 At the an several weeks here with relatives havfc faual election of officers of the Clar left ror Wayland he n115 have ion American Legion the following were elected to make up the per sonnel H O Salisbury commandei Ralph Tomllnson vice commander Frank Champlin adjutant Paul finance officer George E Cook historian the Rev Guy J SVright chaplain Osage Youth Passes J Bar Examinations x DOSAGE Oct 5 RayCumminga irrbo has been workingas subin the postbffice and at night has been studying low with Attorney A E iBrowh passed the state barexam Ination Thursday in Des MoihesMr Cummings graduated r in 1921 from the Cedar Valley Junior college and lkdone year inthelaw college at the state university Funeral Services Are Held for Osage Man OSAGE Oct born Dec 2 1845in Germany who died Wednesday night was buried Saturday afternoon The RevJohn of the Baptist church con ducted theservices in theCham pion funeral Surviving are1 Mrs Kirgus and four children Will Mrs Harry Smalley and Mrs Frank Jeffries or Osage and Mrs Clarence No ss of Waterloo Cops Victims of Theft INDEPENDENCE Kans Oct 5 is one thief who would fare poorly if local police could lay their hands on him Three water melons donated to the forcewere placed in a water cooler Whenthe officers prepared for a feed and the lid only three green rinds their tyea place of the V B church at thot CAIX IN CEDAR FALLS ROCK J Er an a Mrs IV A GMner ana Mr and Mis Henry Brod recht went to Waterloo Friday to the cattle They win also ylsit their daughter MrsClara garment at Cedar Falls until Sunday GOES TO COAST Mr and Mrs John Walk and family are leaving Manly Satur day lor Los Angeles Cnl where their future home will he Mr Walk was formerly teller in the local bank He has now a position In a Los Angeles bank RETURN TO RIVER FALLS Mrs Alice Auchnm imch ianddaushterGladys have re turnee their at River Falls TVJs after visiting withrelatives at and other places for the past week PASTORSCHANGE CRYSTAL A change of pas tors will take since1 confer ence The Rev E Stanworth ana fam ily are about to move to Sonbourn Stamworth will take up the pastorate of the M E church at that place TMe Rev McNutty of Sanbourn will come to this church ana will give Illsfirst sermon here next Sun day TO MEET EVERY TWO WEEKS Womens Embroid Thornton Farm Bureau Meeting Well Attendee THORNTON Oct Farm Bureau held its annual meeting Thursday night church parlors Tho officers in the Lutheran Leiand Jacobsen chairman and John Henricksen sec retary and treasurer were reelect ed Movies were shown Marion Ol son county agent gave a talk Miss Theresa Mors gave several readings and three girls gave a dia log We suspect that any man whose patri9tism is his chief course of in come would be greatly overpaid if he starved to Diego tTnion LOSES INDEX on the Peter Smith farm east bt town suffered the loss oE theIndexfinger on hia leff hand when It was so badly crushed in a corn binder that It was necessary to amputate It at the knuchle CONORESS HOCK and Mrs B L WhitB nnd daughter Merle went to CedarPalls Friqay to spent the week end with their son and brother Ever ettWhite and wife Tftey will attend the Cattle congress at Waterloo while there IS INITIATED ROGK was a large attendance at the IT TV A lodge Thursday evening when Oscar Sand wick was initiated TO HOLD RALLY DAY ST AN S rally day pro gram of the St Ansgar Methodist Sunday school will be held on Sunday Sixnew Sunday school teachers will be Installed three in the Junior de partment and three In the intermed iate section The most thoro study of the constituency of the Sunday school has been mads this year that baa been made for many years It is expected that all records for attendance will bo broken CONTINUES COLLEGE WORK FORESlr Lyng who has been employed for some months in a hardware store at Jackson Minn has returned to Forest City to take up his former position as clerk in Larson Charlson clothing store HJelmerHjel mervlck who has been employed at the clothing store during Lyngs ab sence will continue his college work at St Olaf college NorthfleM Minn CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY A Wilder retired merchantand banker and president of the Humboldt county fair association will observe his seventyfirst birthday Oct G Wilder was born in Illi nois Oct 6 1858 and accompanied his father E A Wilder Sri here In 18G5 at theogre ot 7 ATTEND PARTY HOCK large delegation from here attended the reception of the RevWilliam Galbreth at Ply mouth Thursday evening when he was presented with a new car given by the people of Plymouth and Kock Falls PURCHASES PROPERTY Hurdhas purchased tho property of John Walk and will take possession Monday RETURN TO WISCONSIN Martin Berg and son Charles of Superior Wls iave returned to their home after visiting at her parents home Mr ma Mrs Charles Bist and other rela tives for two weeks TO VISIT FATHER H P Pike has started for Joliet 111 where she will spend three weeks visiting her father and other relatives TO ATTENDTO BUSINESS MrsiCqnrai Myreof Minneapolis have arrived to look after his residence property and attend to other business They will return Saturday LEASES HIS FARM account of poor health Eddie Langerud has decided to give up farming and lias leased his farm for next year to James Herman son In the spring Georga Rysmyr and family will movo to the Moen farm a mile north of here that tho Herman sons leave TO WORK IN BANK L Nagel has accepted the position of teller in the local bank made vacant by the leaving of John Walk Mr Nagel comes to Manly from Glenviile Minn whero for eight years he has been employed in the First State bank Mr and Mrs Nagel will move to Manly in the near future TO SEND COMFORTERS of the Eng lish Lutheran Aid society have met several afternoons this week to work on six comforters which are to be sent to the orphans home at AVaverly TO REPAIR HOUSE ROCK Johnson nnd daughter Velora went to Thornton Thursday where he will help reshlngle and repair buildings on tho old form home of theJohnsons RETURN TO THORNTON Kettle Thada and mother Mrs Agnea Thada have returned home from Clear Lake where they have been operating the Tourist park grocery store MOVER TO BURCHINAL and Mrs Brno Morris and family have moved Into the Charles Beat homo from Mason City They have gone to Des Moinea for a two weeks visit Ventura Veteran Forged His Fathers Permission Joined Army at Age of 16 Guarded Frontier Against Indians EDITORS NOTE This is one of the series of sketches concerning out GA it veterans Readers who know veterans who havo not been asked fpr their pictures for this series would oblige the Globe Gnzette by sending in their name and address VENTURA Oct only surviving veteranof the Civil 5Var is Edward J Sherf who is still hearty andhale at past 82 years of age He was born Juns 24 1847 in midocean Notwithstanding this fact he is not a man without a country hay ing served the U S A the country ofhis adoption both in times of peace and war He servedin Civil War for more than two years Parents Were From Saxony His parents were both natives of Saxony who in 1847 decided to seek a new home beyond the seas His father was a woolen worker in Germany but soon after landing in this country found employment in railroad construction at Milwau kee Wis In 1856 when Mr Sherf was nine years of age his father removed his family to a pieceof rough timber land in Saux county Wis the tract toeing known asBaraboo Bluffs This land vwas cleared and grubbed out with much labor and young E J SHERF Edward had to take his share in this hard labor In 1866 his father purchased a tract of land in Floyd county Iowa Thejourney was made ina prairie schooner Hia son assisting in mak ing a good farm of this wild prairie Later the family moved to Lake township Clear Lake Forged Fathers Consent The Civil War cloud which had been gathering for many yeara burst in all its fury and in 1863 Mr Sherf enlisted in Company L of the Third Wisconsin cavalry He was only 16 years of age and forged his fathers consent Sixteen months of his service were spent on the frontier among the Indians He carries vivid recol lections and mementoes of the war onhis person having been wounded three times The scar of a saber cut is still visible on his head and hand and a bullet is lodged between the thumb and forefinger right tiarid and ia still a vivid memory Settled Near Ventura Immediately after his discharge ing and railroading In 1869 he mar ried and the following year went to Floyd county He purchased 80 acres of wild land for 5380 near Ventura ia 1872 The lumber for the new house was purchased from W C Tompkins for and hauled from Clear Lake with oxen Ho farmed railroaded etc and later purchased an additional 80 acres for He was a member of the G A R post at Clear Lake He has always been an enthusias tic hunter and during his life has owned over 100 shotguns Sue got her first peek at her new baby brother Well how do you like him asked her daddy Fine exclaimed Sue I got tired of playing with sawdust dolls Im glad to get a real meat one this Pathfinder 148 MILES OF PAVING LAID Work Finished in September Gives Iowa Total of 2200 Miles Oct con struction in Iowa duringSeptember gave the state 1488 additipnal miles of paving the state highway commission offices Ksre reported By this thapaying for 1929 wasbrotto 61274 miles much more for the year thanwas expect ed before the annulling of the 000000 bond issue last spring The number ofmiles of paving in the state Prior to the decision of the un constitutionality of the bond Issue it had been expected that the amount of paving to be laid in 1929 would be approximately 600 miles The paving laid already exceeds that amount and if good weather continues it is expected that con siderable more will be laid by the end of December Iowa already leads the other states In the amount of highway construction completed or under contract for 1929 If twenty ad ditional of paving are laid this month the miles actually con structed in 1929 will exceed those either laid or under contract in any other state Construction during September was surprising in view of the rains early 4 ia tfce Ji d CoyXenaau administrative engineerof the high way commissionstated Much of the paving laid during 1929 was made possible by the vot ing of bonds by counties The coun ties approved issues this year mak HANCOCK COURT IS CONCLUDED Judge Kepler Northwood Has Heard Number of Cases in Garner GARNER Oct Kepler of Northwood adjourned district court here until Nov 18 after a two weeks session The last case tried Friday was that of Bessie Wright versus Harry Wright for alimony The judge took the case under give a verdict later In the case of the B versus Henry Nahneng1 Henry Keeper of Kiel damages for a klclf givi enga the jury returned for the plaintiff of 525 The costs are in the of M E Minister Dies SIOUX CITY Oct If Rev M J McCabe 62 Methodist minister of Rinard Iowa hospital here last night Jle been a member of the eru Iowa conference for 24 yearm and had lived in Iowa for 53 vO STERLING STANDS FOR QUALITY Mason Citys Infants STORE The largest stock of7carefully selected Infants in north ern Iowa has made this store the natural headuarters for mothers Everything that par ticular mothers might want is here in a wide variety of clever styles ing 532380000 available for road ery club held their first meeting of tho year at the home of Mrs O H K Eldahl The society will meet every ttvd weeks and will next boenter tained at the Mrs Eddie Am brbson IS GIVEN SHOWER Mra J W McNulty and Mrs August Chris tiaji sen were host at a handkerchief ehowar In fare well John WalkThe evening was spent playing bunco Mra Walk for LoaAnscles where she will make her home WILL BE USED FOR SCHOOL THORNTON A community basket social will be held In the Thornton theater Friday Oct II at 8 oclock A musical program ia being arranged Proceeds from the sale of baskets will be school activities Imported Castor Rex Buck Service NOW IS YOUR CHANCE TO GET STARTED v IN COtOUR REX RABBITS A few of the very finest bred does for sale of the following New Zea land Whites American Blues Chinchilla Silver Martens Havana Mink Rabbit We have quality Come and look us over Write for my folder on how to feed and care for Rabbits EARLS RABBITRY NORA SPRINGS IOWA WELL THAT DEPENDS Mosr GRACIOUS SIR a ONme fluToMonv PROPELLING LIQO1O YOU HflVE iri GflS CONfMHER ight of the Road is Particular see the belong to theHonorable Order of Effortless Aristrocratswhich august body forbids its members j the slightest exertion of physical effbttThe last two motorists I deigned to ride with used such an indifferent petrol I was called upon to push their chariots up the V Hence my concern as to the kind of petrol you use no fear about the benevolent use Parco Gasoline the tramp what a marvelous discerner of quality you 1 are I shall be glad to grace you with my company since your pulchritudinous bus is propelled by Parco the Petrol of Pep i Power and Punch A Product of Producers Refiners Corporation For Sale by Highway Oil Company Mason Cits j ;