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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 31, 1953, Mason City, Iowa 18 Oct 31 1953 Maioa City GlobeGazelle Miion City It Which Way Wind Blows Football Victories It probably wont happen agai in 100 years but last Salurda brought whooping victories fo every college and university rep resented by the GlobcGazctt newsroom one The office wag suggested Ilia skip day was in order affec ing the following Earl Hall Jin Van Heel and Hobcrt Duncan Jensen and Fran Grant Iowa Slate Teachers Luctt Critzman St A Norem an Rolf Hofstacl Mankato Berg McLaugiilin this will trim yiur force sonic what wrote Jim VanHeel in note o the editor The Wisconsu Badgers lost to Ohio Slate in th final furious quarter We wisl Carl Wright success in putting on nil of the paper formerly farm service director for Radio Station KGLO in Mason City now hotd the srme type of position will WNAX at Yankton SD Randolph now has rounded out wide rienetin this field He has en Radio Stations WLS WHO and WOW and also was livestock edlto for Farmer if Judge Dougherty Judge Charles S Doughcrly wa sworn in Tuesday as the new chie justice of the criminal court in Chicago The occasion was u sig nificantone The judges newly assigned sev enth floor courtroom in the Crimi nal Courts BuHding was jammcc flowers Democratic polili clans and friends The nay who grew in the little town of Dough erty in the southeast corner o Cerro Gordo County has come a long ways Boyhood friends and relatives re member him as having had a sweet singing voice and that he was sucl a self effacing boy that everyone there loved him Evidently Charlie Dougherty has kept this boyhood charm A Raymond Grant who served as YMCA secretary for a brief period 30 years ago before en tering the Methodist ministry now elevated to the resident bishop of Portland Ore area of that denomination is to be in charge of the Sunday Nov 15 morning worship opening three da Centennial Convocation and Con ference on Religion In Higher Edu cation at iff alma mater Cornell College Mount Vernon Frank Asper When the Mason City Chapter of the American Guild oC Organists entertained a five state convention of that organization some three years ago the event was a tre mendous success in every way ex cept financially When the dele gates left for their homes and he bills came to thechapter found itself several hvmdred dol lars short To make up the deficit the chap ter the following year brought Frank Asper the distinguished or ganist of the Salt Lake Taber nnclc to Mason City for a concert The concert was a fine success and the deficit was more than made up The current issue of the Diapa son the monthly publication of the American Guild of Organists and the Canadian College of Organists carried a page advertisement for Frank Asper quoting from the re views of several newspapers Among them was the Mason City GlobeGazette which was quoted as stating Asper chose a program that held appeal to a varied audi ence organists and other music lovers alike Someone versed in history called our attention to the changes that have taken place since the Dem ocratic president Grover Cleve land once said It isnt up to the government fo support the people but for the people to support the government Charlie Knouse When Charlie Knouse was Boy Scout executive of the Winncbngo Council in Mason City some years ago no one hereabouts dreamed that he had a latent talent that wasnt to come into fruition uulil he started editing small town weeklies in Kansas Since then his column Gazin n Thinkin Mostly has become one of the most quoted in the country Last week the Iowa Falls Citizen called attenlion to a recent Knouse column in the Linds borg Kan NewsRecord in wbic a couple dozen two line bils of humor and wisdom were run with the introduction Youre slipping brother when Youre slipping brother when you feel your oats and corns at the same time it takes you just half as long to get tired anc twice as long to get rested you prefer not to have a good time than to get over it your wife tells you lo pull in your stomach after you already have you the food you are pay more attention to than to the waitress more interested in chasing a little while ball than anything else you stop hoping for the best and try o avoid the worst you look to see if your garter is drag ging when a girl looks twice at you your idea of gelling ahead is staying even In terms of pension passion and you thinli rather Ihm Ward R Hamilton head of the Hamilton School of Commerce was stopped out on the territory the other day for a regular car check up When the officer saw his drivers license he said My name is Ward also my father went to your school Whoopihg Cranes Ever since Bob Smith discovered Iho nesting grounds of the birds in Northern Canada n couple year ago Mason City and Clear Lake has hart a special interest in the whooping crane of which there are only 21 survivors In the news this week was the report from Rockport Tex thai anyday now these 21 innjcslic white largest migratory fowl on the North American con fly in to spend the win er on nearby Arkansas National WildlifeKcfugc Since the start of observations at the wildlife refuge 14 years ago hc cranes have reared 57 young and have brought them safely from Canada However 54 of the flock lave been killed by hunters or ani rials or have died of disease or accident leaving a net gain of only hrec The whoopers stand more than our feet high and arc snow white except for sharply etched black vlng tips black logs yellow bills ind bare red crowns if A picture of the Welcome Wagon loat which appeared in the Mason City Centennial parade made the October issue of the trade organ if Welcome Wagon Inc New York City which circulates among hostesses and other personnel In he United States Canada and ther countries The picture was rovided by the news minded Mrs tuart Grummon former Globe azette society editor Community Chest Drive at on Quota Only is lacking in pledges for the 1953 Mason City Commu nity Chest campaign to reach its quota division chairmen reported at their meeting Friday afternoon The reported is per cent of the goal and an additional is expected from the solici tation of firms and Jarger donors it was noted This would leave only to go for the general solicita tion teams Successful conclusion of the drive by next Friday was asked by the campaign chairman Fred Wag ner and the division chairman said they expected to do so The reported in the lust week brought the total to about more than on the compar able date a year ago according to Secretary Treasurer Mary Steb blns 2 Divisions Over Two more divisions No 2 re tailers and No 8 distributors and building reached their quotas Division 2 has now reported 95R25 on a quota of and has one team to make further reports II L Currie is chairman Merrill Gibson and John Mackin cochair men Division 8 has a total of on a quota of The chairman is John Moen and the cochairmen C W Smith and John Pan ley NEWS of RECORD Births Reported Al Mercy lo Mr and Klrby 1ayne ill Oth UK Fridayi girl to Mr and Mra fee Jaspers NurtU Friday f ire Calls Twelve the top more They teams were wont over Team 33 coal grain and building materials Don Hubacher J J Dor scy and B C Myhr lieutenants team 15 department Carl Skaggs captain team 17 druggists and florists Burr Good now captain Richard Schcnkcl berg and Robert Johnston lieuten ants team 19 hardware glass nnd paints Willard Egli captain Ralph Shepherd Jr lieutenant 25 service stations co captains L E Snell Richard Scholl Demus Grippen and W A Taylor learn 34 beauty shops Mrs T G Peterson captain team 37 hotels Wallace Chrislcnsen captain J R Gillam nnd E J Kuhn lieutenants cam 38 laun dries and cleaners Charles Swift captain team 39 music and theaters Carl Swab captain Al Crowder Maynard Odden snd James Greene lieutenants team 30 Western Union team 74 petro leum products E L Day captain and R L Gripp lieutenant team 79 Carl Nielsen captain Lynn Cole and Frank Jeffrey lieuten ants Employe Awards Tiss Among Mason Citys most clis nguishcd sons is Wayne Tiss vice resident BattenBarton Dur line Osborne and in charge of he Hollywood office of this big ad cvlising agency As such he su ervlscs such television and radio iiows as Jack Benny Amos n ndy Groucho Marx Danny Thoni s Burns nnd Allen General Elec ic Theater and Cavalcade of vmcrica This information and the fact iat Tiss was among 30 of Mason itys distinguished sons honored t the Centennial celebration this vimrncr is contained in an account f his life in the October issue of he Iowa Alumni Review He was elected for the Hawkeyc Person lity of tho month Not long ago Tiss had occasion o meet at a dinner with Meredith Vilison lop network musician and nterlainer the magazine stated Another distinguished son Ma on City Willson and Tiss had layed together in a Mason City aucc band back in the good old lays The hearty laughter from the TissWHIson table attracted the nt enlion of olhcr Brown Derby din rs The cause Someone had re how they used to borrow doughnuts off Mrs Glanvilles back torch in Mason Cily Mason City boys and girls moved about Friday night for their tricks or treats at the homes of neighbor hood friends At the home of Mr and Mrs Don Petfinger 1123 Vir glnia N E for instance 48 young sters showed tip for individual treats of candy and other goodies Like other households that enjoy having children come to the door the Pertingers were planning an other large influx Saturday night On Halloween last year the word got around the Pettingers were having taffy for treats and 80 tots showed up The employes of firms receiving awards for achieving their indi vidual quotas in this report arc those of James Refrigeration Com pany Western Union and Mont gomery Ward and Company Wagner pointed out that only 53305 more is needed to put Mason City in the win column in 1053 and that efforts of the past week showed that the job could befin ished in Ihc next seven days He urged every worker to follow up all unrcportcd cards even in Ihose learns which already have gone over their quojas In this way he said we can make this goal and help out those teams which for some reason have not been able to quite reach their quotas Weve all worked hard for several months Making this goal will compensate us for that work because we will know that our Red Feather agencies will be assured of the money they need to operale in the coming year In the womens division Ward 2 with a quota ot has gone over the lop with already nccounled for and more lo come Mrs R II Isensee is chairman and Mrs Howard Haydon co chairman Some Not Home Mrs W H Rues chairman of Hie womens division and Mrs Louis Wolf cochairman have been sorting and reviewing cards turned back by workers in the womens division Many of these will be re assigned for followup since the workers have indicated that many contributors were not at home dur ing the campaign Mrs Roes pointed out that everv one should have the opportunity of participating in this 10515 campaign and she believed that many who were missed during the 10day campaign period would welcome a return call She urged all Ihosc who might not have been contacted by a block solicitor lo call the Chest office and a worker from the Wom ens Division will come to their home for the contribution The J953 campaign of the Com munity Chest raises the funds for eight Red Feather agencies Boy Scouts Girl Scouts Family Serv ice Inc Public Health Nursing Association Salvation Army girls department of the YWCA Boys department of the YMCA and USO Winter Is Just Around the Corner ORDER YOUR COAL NOW WHILE DELIVERIES ARE PROMPT AND THE GROUND IS DRY COMPLETE LINE OF Coal Fireplace Wood Charcoal Briquets WAGNER COAL CO 323 4th S W Phone 986 Mon in Phone Booth Was Merely Dummy Mason City police accustomed o a wide variety of Halloween tricks Friday night were unruffled when a resident called nnd excited ly said a man is lying on the ground near the telephone booth in East Park An investigation proved the man to be a dummy repletewith pjaid shirt cap and jeans Officers took the dummy to headquarters and hung it in the squad room saying the prankster did a realistic job Al pm Friday to Tattle tin inc ril NW Kraut fire At pm Friday o Kajeiiay njt On It 1st no flrct nmnVe in csllcjllni At pm Friday to Suulli Dump font of Mmiruu SW MjtiirkK from rubbish fire to nearby cornfield At pm Friday to Northwestern Jnrtland Cement Co quarry east ol Highway 0 and brush on fire At pm Friday lo Milwaukee Rail roicl Irurki DUO block of Van Jiurcn SW train fire Police Court Hubert E Ewers 21 llTi N Carolina S5 and cosU or seven tlayn CareleM William F Cruijr 19 111 Dili NW till and cunts nr Hi days Urlvlnr While License Was Getiree V Axlollj Xli Delaware NE 15 dnyn In Ihe county Jnll Overtime Iarltlnt Mrs Kobert Glnzer V Wentvlew Hr i Vcrn Tenney Ouzgei Mrs Fred WIKs JUS lit StV E r Aniumlaini 1 1IIU SW Hubert Nailer SOI CitulIni SK A 1 1III1 Purest Cily I IV 11 Whrle JOK iiiI NEj Junrjih Slmoii seu Hampton Dun Iletselltik Ili Wcsivlew Dr Kcnnvlli Long UlVi Tennessee SE Francis CiaFfiiey Iluokwellr Carlelon Stewart Ilii SE William Veriielit I VIS Ilaiupililrr NKi Gerald Hmuon 2i 20Ui SK each forfeited Vaugh Sol JWI Blh NW three for feited lUy Culllm Carolina SE five rlolfttlnna forfeited 55 Improper 1arklnjf James Harlnr Ki remujlvnnU NK forfeited SI New Car Sales Mctvln N Smith Mcscrvcy Ford Henry Clay or Ktltll Mary IMllca Clear Like Huiekl Ed lUUIand Clear Lake ttuick Herman AT Knudsun Clear Lake ISulckt Hurl Ccorjre or Dorothy Rose Ames Sprints Chevrolet I Kobert Morrli Evans ISIS Delaware SE Chevrolet Marriage Licenses Wllltam A 1rentier ss and Jacqueline Joyce Molcllan 1ft both of St Pauli Gloria Arthur Carlson 3H and Elaine Mary Kitehii both of Sllllwater Minn Wallace Collium lUchanlson and Alice May Iomkcr iitf linlli nf Hastings Minn Wallace Mlmr4or 30 am 14 both of Minneapolis Divorces Filed Gharles M arson against Margaret May Maraan nn proumla of cruelty lie asks for Absolute divorce and additional rellcl court may deem necessary Married Sept S3 1023 Separated Oct JOSLt Ilcverly Jean Barborlo against Charles Jonoph llarberln on grounds cruelty She asks absolute divorce custody ol chilli temporary anil permanent alimony and support money as court may deem necessary tllln to certain real estate In Molueti court costs and attorneys tees Married May G JU3U Separated Sept U Justice Court Frederick B IllaVesley 11 bigamy bound to January 111II term ol Cerro Gordo County iranil Jury and released under bond R Bundle Wi fltli SW failure to trans fer nuto registration within fiveday per iod 3 and costs R W Stevens Clear Iakc driving truck without operators li cense SS anil costs and operating truck with defective equipment S1U and costs i Charles Johnson IS Slst HK operating motor vehicle without A valid chauffeurs license and costs Minerva Luna Route I operating a motor vehicle without a drivers license 55 and costs Lloyd Hiveri snn JHH Rhone Island NK failure to stop nt a STOP sign SI nnd cnsts Everelt llansen Route U operating a motor vc htclo with an expired drivers license SI and costs Death Notices 1ROVOPUIOS Mary 111 of 617 E Stale died at n Mason City hospital Friday morning following nn Illness Funeral serv ccs will be Monday at X pm at the Transfiguration Hellenic Orthodox Church with Father Nicholas E Georgacopoiilos oftlclallng liurlal win bo rt Elmwood Cem etery A prayer service will bo held at Ihe Major Memorial Chapel at pm Mon day BAHTUSEK Cadet Dale E 81 son of Mr and Mrx Kobert Iturlusek Tv er NW was killed Tuesday when hls jet trainer crashed near Itcimrldes Tex Funeral services will be held at i pm Tuesday at the TaUcrsonJamcs Chapel with Doctor Uoyil A GusUfsoti pastor of theIlrst Methodist Church officiating Military rites will be conducted at Memo rial 1ark Cemetery Margins Tabulator who has BOTH Margin widths lhat can be set auto mnticilly is n feature of few port iiblcsautomatic setting and clear ing tabulator stops for typing neat straight columns of names dates addresses or figures is a feature1 of few portables Hut only one otTicclypc portable offers both these features as well as ninny othersask about the 9750 TAX HEDRICK BROTHERS m East Mason City Iowa PHONE S43 Mason City Calendar OCT Cily High School dramatic department presents threeact comedy Tile Curious Savages pm high school auditorium OCT High and High School Halloween parly sponsored by Junior Chamber of Commerce High School Gymnasium following Mason CityFort UcOge football game NOV election polls open 7 am to 8 pm NOV 315 MasonCity Little Theater opening play The Male Animal High School Auditorium pm NOV Christian Science lecture by J o Ii n J Sclovcr CSU Long Beach Calif church auditorium pm NOV of Cedar JiapidsMason City High Sclioui football Roosevelt Stadium pm NOV Niglit Mason City High School and Junior College Family Night pm NOV Club Lucle Palmer undersea artist and photographer Jlotcl Hanford pm NOV American Veterans and Auxiliary district meeting VFW Club NOV City Junior College play The Hobo Hlgb School Auditorium HERE IN MASON CITY Storm windows repaired Pick up and del Boomhower Hdwe Get your travelers checks at the United Home Bank and Trust Co Try Farrers for mattresses up holstery Reliable for over 20 yrs Phone 979 Hiway 106 W of M C Country Club First National Bank for Travel ers cheques For a complete selection of Sun beam appliances its Boomhowers Enjoy Bob on NBC radio brought to you Sunday at 5 p m by Mutual of Omaha J J Wolsfeld local manager Queen Rebekah circle 12 oclock luncheon 65c Also bazar Nov 3 at IOOF Hall Evangelical Bazar and luncheon Tues Nov 3 14th N W and Adams Serving from 10 lo p m It is surely worth SOc a year for our children and our neighbors children to have a san itary safe supervised and modern outdoor swimming pool Committee favoring the purchase of Skyland Park Nick De Wilde cochairman Adv I will not be responsible for any debts made by anyone other than Marson GlobeGazette photo CANDIDATES FOR gioup sponsored by the Rebekah Lodge completed the advanced course in First Aid given by the Cerro Gordo Chapter of the American Red Cross and plans to take the instructors course starting Dec 7 From left to right back row are W E Brown firsb aid chairman of the county Marie Huba cher Berenice Reynolds Mrs J C Dickinson instructor Mrs Maynard Fessenden Mrs I J Repp and Mrs C W Hubacher and seated victims Mrs G G Weida and Mrs N T DeWitt D Bartusek Service to Be Tuesday Funeral services for Cadet Dale E Bartusek 21 son of Mr and Mrs Robert Bartusefc 1026 Tyler NW will be held Tuesday at 2 pm at the1 PattersonJames Chapel with Doctor Lloyd A Gus tafson pastor of the First Meth odist Church officiating Cadet Bartusek was killed Tues day when his jet Irainer crashed near Benayides Tex The body will arrive in Mason City Monday morning with military escort and will lie in stale at the chapel uhlil the time of services Military rites will be conducled at Memorial Park Cemelery WE DO ALL KINDS OF MACHINE WORK ALL WORK GUARANTEED THOMAS MACHINE CO PHONE 2503 303 2nd S W Citj LONG SLEEP FORT WORTH Tex freshmen baskelball players al Texas Christian University sleep in nine special beds Shortest of the five is Charles White who is sixfoot five Tallest is John Pickens at six POUTICAL ADVERTISEMENT 1OLITICAL ADVEHTISEiMENT VOTE FOR TIM THIS ADVERTISEMENT PAID FOR BY TIM PHALEN Tor less than half the cost of a set ot tires you can enjoy the greatest achievement in car con trol since Passenger Car Power Brakes Faster acting easier to apply and completely safe for all driving conditions Bendix Pas senger Car Power Brakes give you smoother quicker straightline stops Braking effort is cut in half Just a touch of the toeis all they require for safe positive braking action Be sure to see the BendixPassenger Car Power Brake today Find out how easy it is to have this great new finecar feature on 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