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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 21, 1946, Mason City, Iowa 6 Sept 21 1S4C Muon City GlobeGsrelte City SENTENCED FOR WIFE DESERTION Dumont Man Paroled to Sheriff at Allison a charge of deser tion and abandonment of his wife and 3 minor children Duane Gor don Jamison of Dumont was sen tenced to not more than a year at Anamosa by Judge T A Beard more in district court here The sentence was suspended and Jamison paroled to Sheriff Frank Neal on condition that he pay a month for the support of the 3 children until they are 21 years of age or self supporting whichever occurs first The couple was married Dec 7 1940 when Jamison was in the aimed forces his wife residing with him part of the time at vari ous camps Since his discharge from the service in July 1946 Jamison has paid no money for tie support of his wife and children He has re sided in Texas and promised he would soon have a home prepared for his wife and children Butler county authorities went to Texas and brought him back for court action 4 OOP Homing Pigeons to Be Released at Britt Sunday Disabled Ackley Air Pilot Invents New Type of Crutch Lt Warren Van Eschen Makes Artificial Leg to Aid Convalescents Flyer Buys Stunt Plane Fischer De corah member of the Flying Tigers has equipped himself for next summers exhibitions by the purchase of a Rose Parakeet stunt plane with 65 horsepower mptorand a flying speed of 120 miles an hour It is a specially built plane light and very re sponsive to control the only one of its type in the United States Drops Note From Air to Parents at Nashua plane kept circling over the home of Mr and Mrs Claude Cook and finally someone noted a piece of paper fluttering in the air The note was picked up and the contents revealed that their daughter Edna was aboard the plane enroute to Illinois Miss Cook is working under the Civil Aeronautics Administration at Ma son City TAKES CREAMERY JOB Nora Coats of Nashua is a new employe at the Nora Springs creamery He will make ice cream and cheese Mrs Coats the former Dorothy Warye of Nashua is remaining there with her parents Mr and Mrs Lew Warye until housing can be found in Nora Springs INFANT BURIED Joseph infant son ofMr and Mrs George F Neuzil born Sept 12 at Mercy hospital at Mason City died Mon day Private services were held here at Sacred Heart cemetery AckleyjLt Warren L Van Es chen of Ackley University of Iowa student who was shot down in aerial combat over Germany sacrificed a leg for his country but his misfortune gave him an idea which is a boon to many or thopedic convalescents in army hospitals He developed a new type of crutch which is light and easy to handle carrying the bodys weight on the forearms instead of on the shoulders When shot down over Germany he was taken prisoner and his in juries necessitated the amputation of his left leg When he recuperated enough to move around he and 4 buddies improvised a wooden crutch which was extremely successful The men wanted to make more for other disabled prisoners but a lack of materials prevented them After Z years in a prisoner of war camp Van Eschen was re turned to the United States in a prisoner exchange At Walter Reed General hospital Washing ton D C he met his 4 buddies They talked about designing 3 new light weight crutch similar to the wooden versions they had been using in the prison camp A rough plan was drawn for a manufacturer in Washington After several modifications a sat isfactory model was produced The new cruitch adjustable to any length was cast of light alu minum Each crutch was madejin 3 sections weighed aboutlj pounds and could be dismantled for car rying convenience A3 inch spring band which clamps around the forearm prevents the crutch from falling away and leaves the arms free for opening doors smok ing and working When Van Eschen left the pital last January more than 150 of the crutches were in use by other disabled veterans there anc disabled men in other hospitals were using them also The idea for designing the crutch was entirely humanitarian We wanted something to help the other vets get out of bed up on their feet and out of wheel chairs Van Eschen said It worked too for some vets with body casts were able to use the new crutches when they couldnt use others Van Eschen has an artificial limb now and doesnt need the crutches He was a winning pitch er in the University intramural Softball league this spring BEGIN FLIGHT TO MILWAUKEE Wfll Be Fed Banded on Leg Then Sent on Way of this and sur rounding communities will see an unusual spectacle Sunday at 7 a m when some 4000 homing pig eons owned by various clubs in Milwaukee and Racine Wis will be released in the Ace Futurity 300mile race back to their homes This has been an annual event from Britt for many years that own being chosen because it is iust 300 miles from Milwaukee also because the town is free from wires and other obstructions which might impede the flight The pigeons to be used in this race were given by fanciers to the 3 S government without charge or use in World War II Later hey were returned to their own rs From time to time during the summer young pigeons were sent o the Milwaukee station at Britt rom fanciers at Milwaukee to be released These make the trip jack home to become familiar with the course and later they are sent back with other birds in the fall and all make the return trip together For many years HERE and THERE Little and Mrs Wil mer Lubiens of Fullerton N Dak are visiting friends and rel atives in this community Marvin Elliott who spent the past 2 weeks at Fullerton returned with them Richard Berge son of Mr and Mrs E B Berge who has been at home on furlough from his duties in the army air corps left for San Francisco from where he expects to be sent over seas Sheffield Mrs Elizabeth Storck and Mrs Lulu Storck are visiting relatives in Weilersmlle Ohio LeRoy Minn Gene Medinnus George and leave Friday to LT WARREN VAN ESCHEN FARM LOANS f TO 40 TZARS WW RATE NO FEES B R DUNN 210 L 0 F Bids Mason City Iowa Authorized Mortsasa Loan Solicitor for The Prudential Insurance Co of America Borne Newark N S TOWN WATER PURE E Melcher super intendent of the local water de partment advises Garner citizens that recent tests of the Garner water supply made by the Iowa state department of health Sept 12 indicated as satisfactory town water supply the NEW TEACHER NAMED Ardath Fruth Columbus Nebr has been elec ted Latin and English instructor in the Hampton high school to succeed Miss Marjorie Dolan who resigned Call the J C Puth Co Womans Club Organized at Whittemore womans clul has been organized here with 1 charter members It will be callec the Whittemore Womans club ani will be state and nationally fed erated The officers are Miss Eva Bes ler president Mrs H E Wood ward vice president and chairman of the program committee Mrs Edmund OBrien recording secre tary Mrs Bertha Ebert corre spending secretary MrsR J Richardson treasurer Meetings will be held on tb 3rd Thursday of the month din ing the usual club year Other members beside the offi cers are Mrs P J Andre Mrs Annabelle Behlmer Mrs R A Behnke Miss Teresa Duffy Mis Ella Burke Miss Alice Eisele Mrs Pearl Goddard Mrs Charlotte Harms Mrs Harry Seelyand Mrs John Waldron visrr WEST COAST and Mrs Orville Maben and Mr and Mrs Truman Glassel left the latter part of thi jast week for an extended visi vitb relatives and friends in Cal ifornia Mr Glassel will attend the national convention of the Amer can Legion in San Francisco while there THOMAS MACHINE CO WE DO ALL KINDS OF MACHINE WORK ALL WORK GUARANTEED Phone 2503 303 2nd S W Mason City CLOSING OUT PUBLIC SALE and sell at auction at the William Leonard farm located 2 miles south DUle north and 3mUes east of Thornton or 4 miles north and 4A miles west of 1 Tuesday Sept 24 Sale Starts at P M Lunch by Swaledale Ladies Aid 20 HEAD OF LIVESTOCK 20 Heltcr1S lonth5 Cot Oak Table 1 arts Drawn Corn tIanl wilh M 4 Moe 1 Hare Ptonte sfja flrY 1 DCCPC 8ft Grain Binder J McCormicfc sft Mle Oil Dilt f i wlre 2 Wheel Truck Wscons 2 Hish Wheel Wagons 1 End iilky Sets oii S SnBll Eow Corn rlow Old Lltchfleld Manure Spreads 1 Old 1 Grappllnr Hay Fork l Donble HnSS V8 IoKil Soprator 1000lb 3 Rope Hay Slincs 1 TVooJ Diiir Illamnrr Mil Vtk New Idca Hanl1 Corn Shcllcr 1 Steel Founder DraK SOtU Hos WsferVr Had f Coal RrJjS k Fre5nS Corn Binder 3 Bull Dot AntlFreeie Sft Binder EnfllaieU Fced S Set Deerlnit ouj s iiicjcie i tnstlaEe Scoop Fort Numerous Other Items Including Forks Sbovcls Etc whatever yon make with yoar banker before sale Ko property to be removed until WILLIAM LEONARD Ora Bayless Auctioneer First State Bank of Thornton Clerk B R Boldt agent at the Milwaukee station has had charge of tne release of pigeons sent in small numbers When large numbers are sent aS will be the case Sunday a man 5s sent with the birds to assist in their release Upon their release the birds will circle over the town 3 or 4 times to get their bearings then will start on their course back to Mil waukee The present shipment of birds is expected to arrive in Britt early Sunday morning The pigeons will be fed then marked on leg band as to time of departure and re leased The speed with which the trip is made back to Milwaukee de pends chiefly upon the wind and weather If the bird has a head wind its time is slow If it has a tail wind the best results are obtained Agent Boldt recalls that some years ago the first pigeon to reach Milwaukee after being released at Britt made the 300mile trip in 6 hours That bird had a tail wind Other birds have been clocked on the trip at 6J 7 and 8 hours The clubs at Milwaukee also re lease homing pigeons from time to time at Spencer and Sheldon in the same manner as at Britt the birds being timed from each place Crew Drains Beeds Lake at Hampton is in progress on the draining of Beeds lake and fish are being removed by means of nets placed at the Harriman park pool and at bridges in the dike The game fish are being re moved tothe rearing ponds below the lake and to pondsat Eldora and will be returned to Beeds lake when the water is high again the carp has not Disposition of been decided Fish removed include 704 crap pies weighing 315 pounds 324 bluegills weighing 108 pounds 11 bass weighing 15 pounds 3000 pounds of carp and 583 pounds of suckers After draining is completed as far as possible and all possible Eish removed the waters of the lake and feeder streams will be treated chemically to detsroy any remaining fish none of the chem ical reaching the waters below the dam The work will continue for about 2 weeks It is being done by state conser vation commission workmen with 3 J Koch supervisor at Spirit Lake in charge of removal of fish FARMERS BUILD SILOS Lyle number of the farmers west of Lyle are erecting silos on their farm Gus Schmidt Harvey Goetsch and Francis Nel son are a few A silo is also being nuilt on the George Awlfathers farm operated by Clifford Hor gen TAKES OVER STATION Garner Ray Love recently ook over the operation and man agement of the Ray Durant serv ce station on highway 18 in west Earner Love has had many years experience in the oil business ATTEND FEED SCHOOL Greiman own er and operator of the Garner Roller Mills Donald Auchampach and Robert Bauman recently at ended a nutrition and feed school at Iowa State college at Ames SIGN FOR BLUE CROSS A Cook president A the Hancock county Health mprovement association advises hat the enrollment for the com bination Blue Cross and surgical lan will close in Hancock coun y Sept 23 INJURED IN PALL Cresco Mrs Lena Malek suf red a fractured skull and re eived severe body bruises when he fell downstairs at the James Vlalek home at Schley Friday TO OPEN NEW CAFE Halverson lo al carpenter began work this week for Curtis Lura who is open ing a new cafe here Oct 1 Thomp on will then have 4 cafes enroll in the University of Minne sota Britt Elliott Hill son of Mr and Mrs Fred S Hill of Oak Park 111 recently visited his grand mother Mrs R S Rasmuson and aunt Mrs E P Healy and other relatives in the Brift community Lyle and Mrs A E Martin of Vaughill Alberta and Mr and Mrs A L Martin of Glendale Cal were callers Tues day on Lyle relatives and Mrs Art Rose had as their guests Mrs Grace Helm and daughter Orpha Helm and Mrs Roses brother Calvin Wilford of Willis Texas Guy Young entered St Josephs hospital New Hampton Wednesday where she was to undergo surgery HutchinsrMr and Mrs Merle Voiding have gone to Iowa City where Mr Voiding will continue his college course at the university has been re ceived here that Mr and Mrs William Engstler of Phoenix Ariz are the parents of a son born Sept 14 Bill Engster is the son of Mrs Charles Engstler of Garner and was prominent in high school ath letics in Garner and Mrs Robert Armstrong of Clinton 111 are visiting her sister Mrs Henry Christians and with other rela tives here Elling Virginia McMillian and Pearl Miller visited recently with Lucille Wesson in Des Moines Miss Wesson was formerly employed as bookkeeper in the Hancock county National bank Knudsen son of Mr and Mrs F N Knudsen of Kanawha now pilot with the Northwest Airlines appeared on theprogram at a meeting of the Kanawha Community club in the grade school building Friday eve ning LeRoy of Mr and Mrs E Westgaard are their son Chief Warrant Officer Elva of Trenton N J and their son inlaw E Streicher of Valparaiso Ind Axel Strom bom was taken to a Mason City hospital for observation and treat ment LeRoy Price re cently discharged has returned to his interrupted school work at Mankato Teachers college Watts of Mason City visited a few days with his parents Mr and Mrs Ralph Watts Rygh had an ap pendix operation at the Dolmage hospital in Buffalo Center recent ly Nora Louise Jer rell was a patient in the Mercy hospital at Mason City for a week She was brought to Nora Springs and will be cared for at the home of her sister Mrs Fred until she Leonard Woodwick of Camp Chester Mich was a re cent guest at the parental Henry Woodwick home and Mrs Herman Brunes returned from a weeks vacation They visited relatives in Adrian Ortonsville Hector Minn and George Iowa Ray Boots is visiting from Thursday till Sun day in the homeof her sonin law and daughter Mr and Mrs Louis Van Horn and daughter Mary Lou at Dougherty LeRoy Meyers 5 year old son of Mr and Mrs F R Meyers was taken to St Marys hospital Rochester Wed nesday evening and is in an isola tion ward for polio Margaret Baird has returned from Lohrville and Rockwell City where she spent several days visiting relatives and friends Gerber of Minne apolis is visiting at the Gust John son home Garner County Supt Mary M Gahan visited recently with 2 sisters in the Ft Dodge vicinity and Mrs Frank Mumby New Salem N Dakota visited their nephew Lee Mumby and family recently The Mumby family resided in this vicinity be fore moving to North Dakota over 30 years ago Lillian Bennett of Des Moines has returned home after a shortvisit here with the Joe Geibel Clarence Aitchison and Chester Moore families Muhlenbruck has gone to Waterloo where he is working with a tree service Electric Motor Repairing By Experienced Men NEW AND USED MOTORS BOUGHT AND SOLD ZACK BROS ELECTRIC CO SD2 Second S W Ph 977 Lloyd who has been suffering from pneumonia for 3 weeks or more is now a patient at Mercy hospital Mason City C Elling Garner insurance agent and Robert J Finalayson of the Iowa company attended a state insurance agents convention at Cedar Rapids Mon day and Mrs W E Arizona Clarence Scharlach of visitors Safford in the Tranary home and with other relatives Mrs Scharlach is the former Miss Norma Tranary and Mrs A Anderson plan to leave Saturday for a visit with their son and family Mr and Mrs Ralph And erson at Grundy Center until Tuesday of next week when they expect to go to Des Moines to attend the postmasters convention Leroy and Mrs J P Jensen had as recent guests her sisterinlaw Mrs Harvey Harrison and Mr and Mrs Harold Harrison of Rochester Ionia Robert Gilbert came from Chanute Field HI to spend a 15 day furlough with his mother Mrs Evelyn GEbert andfamily Leroy Minn Orlo Sorerison who workedin a hardware store since his discharge has enrolled in the state university at Minneapolis Ionia Mrand Mrs Wendall Short returned home after spend ing several months in Orlanda Okla with Mr Shorts mother Morris Golders and Barbara of North Hollywood Cal and Mrs Oscar Martin of Mason City visited at the Otis Quamme home a couple of days Nora Laura Rand lett left for Detroit Lakes Minn where she will make future home with her sister Mrs Richard Whittle She had been here since January 1945 following the death of her brother George Hpel and had been assisting her sisterin law Mrs George Hoel in the Hoel grocery since that time Clement Teigland was dismissed from the Broad lawns hospital in Des Moines where she has been receiving treatment for polio Wheelerwood Ashley Ferrier returned home from a weeks visit with his brother who lives at Des Moines Ackley Mrs Bertha Gressler left for Kansas City to visit her sister Mrs Carrie Ruppert and nephew and family Mr and Mrs Paul Christensen for several weeks Lyle and Mrs H A Peterson of Seattle Wash are making an extended visit at the W C Dennison home and with relatives at Austin Minn and Fountain Minn Meetings Of North Iowa Decorah Mon day club will inaugurate its 50th year on Oct 7 with a luncheon followed by a program meeting WEST XTNION West Union American Legion post will hold a stag meeting at the Country club Tuesday evening with a free lunch to be served beginning at 6 p m Degree staff of the local Rebekah lodge will hold a practice session at the I O O F hall Thursday evening opening meet ing of the Luther college womens club will be held Tuesday in the parlors of the Decorah Lutheran church Leonard Miller who was hi Red Cross service in Europe will speak Garner Eastern Star will hold a regular meeting at the Masonic hall Tuesday evening This is the first meeting follow ing a 2months vacation DECORAH The Stitch and Chatter I club will hold its first meeting of Jhe year Tuesday at the home of Mrs Alvin Hancer HUTCHINS Mrs Norman Missman will be hostess Wednes day afternoon to the W S C S of the Prairie Center church quarterly par ty of the U B Missionary Society will meet Tuesday evening atthe lome of Mrs Guy Minert An of fering willbe taken to be used Eor hospital and medicine in China POPEJOY At the September meeting of the Oakland Happy GoLuckies 4H club at the home of Kathryn Miller Roberta Olson was elected president Mary La Rue vice president Amy Boost secretary and treasurer Phylis Watt historian Phylis Ziesman reporter HAS GIANT TOMATO tomato of the Ox leart variety is on display at the lome of Mrs E C Nichols which measures 16 inches around and weighs 2 pounds Mrs Nichols es pecially likes this variety of to mato not only for its size but for he flavor WAR I VETERAN DIES AT LEROY LeRoy services for William J 50 will be held Sunday at p m at the Presbyterian church the Hev F N Hornick of Saratoga Iowa officiating Burial will be in the Chester Iowa cemetery Mr Kitterman was born Dec 8 1895 at Bradford III and farmed most of his life He was a veteran of World War I Because of ill health he retired front farming and entered the veterans hospital at St Paul where he died Wednesday night Surviving are the wife formerly Edith Malcomson a son Robert of Cedar Rapids his mother of LeRoy and a sister Mrs Mildred Lanoar of Nashville Tenn MotherSon Will Open New Whittemore Cafe Grace Muller has purchased the former Skow building from George Elbert who bought it a few months ago Mrs Muller and her son Cletus Muller plan to open a restaurant as soon ss materials for remodeling the 3rst floor are available The 2nd floor of the building is occupied by apartments Cletus Muller was in the army air corps for over 3 years He served as flight engineer in the ETO While there he received shoulder injuries from which he did not completely recover Mora Springs Groups Form Safety Council Nora organiza ion in the town of Nora Springs s urged to have a representative at a meeting in Charles City on Thursday for the purpose of form ng a county safety council ac cording to Frank Brunnerand J A Cutler who attended a safety ouncil meeting there Monday eve ning WHY PUT IT OFF2 Some people come to me with rectal trouble and when I tell them their trouble and what can be done they say Well I will think it over I cant understand the mind of anyone who wants to think it over about getting back his health It is the most im portant asset that he has It doesnt pay to put it off Special attention to prostatic trouble and sexual weakness of men Venereal diseases of mtn and women successfully treated W R COTHERN M D OFFICE Hi E STATE ST YELLAND and BANES TO THE PUBLIC Grand Opening Mutual Insurance Building OLD LIBRARY BUILDING So many people have asked WHEN ARE YOU GOING TO MOVE TO YOUR NEW QUARTERS The answer is WHEN JOE PUTH CAN FURNISH US SOME HEAT Joesoys it ought to be PRETTY QUICK ARE JUST A FEW LITTLE PARTS TO GET TO COMPLETE THE HEATING JOB AND OF COURSE THERE IS THE MATTER OF A GAS FIRED BOILER BUT THAT SHOULD BE ALONGANY Joe Anyway we want to assure you that we are going to have an opening some day and we want everybody in Mason City and vicinity to visit us and see the wonderful home office building of the Iowa Hardware Mutuals State street at Penn Avenue isthe location The phone number will be 305 We want you to see that nice lobby with the corrugated glass and glass block corner blocks Incidentally you might want to peek into R D Austins office on first floor and also P R Jacobsons office on second floor as his organization the IOWA RETAIL HARDWARE ASSOCIATION will occupy the entire west section on that floor Thanks to John Tubbe sing of Mason City Mill Works for splendid ideas and cooperation We also want you to see our accounting department in operation Tom Woldmoe calls it the MACHINE ROOM Well maybe that is a good name for it as there will be plenty of noise in that room but we hope the inch thick celotex on the ceiling will sooth thesound so that our visitors can enjoy the Hollerith International business machines the punch ma chines and the Elliot Fisher bookkeeping machines The general contractors Davey and Moen are doing a fine Detention Electric company the electrical work Ray Determan says YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE THE FINEST LIGHTED BUILDING IN IOWA I believe he may be right but at present he has only half of each fixture in stalled They give light but heavens knows when the other half will get here The way George Schrieber has slapped the plaster on over there is NOBODYS BUSINESS In some places its an inch and a half thick but George knows how to do it and he has those walls SQUARED TO A T Oscar Jewell and his gang bob in and out to take care of the painting and you surely will be interested in seeing what a nice job they are doing With the installed MUTUAL INSURANCE BUILDING sign over the old sign PUBLIC LIBRARY it will light up a new entrance to an in stitution which was organized in Mason City the same year that this library building was constructed The year 1903 was engraved in the southwest corner stone when the building was built It seems fitting that this should be a guiding stone for the future growth and success of an organization established in the same year and with headquarters in one of the leading cities of its size in America Sincerely IOWA HARDWARE MUTUALS By General Manager ;