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January 6, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

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Your Neighbors in the KHAKI AND BLUE What They Are Doing HAD LEAVE--Albert Young, pharmacist's mate 3/c, has returned to the district medical office in San Francisco following a 2 weeks* leave here during the holidays visiting his , wife and children at 329 27th S. W. --V-- SEES DAUGHTER F I R S T TIME--Capt. John M. Hood is home on a 1Z day leave visiting his wife and family at 49 Crescent drive, and seeing his baby daughter, Susan, 5 months, for the first time. Capt. Hood is commanding officer of a dental clinic at Camp Young, Cal. He was practicing dentistry in Mason City prior to entering the service in May, 1941. \f ^^^ -- ^^^ » HAD LEAVE HERE/-Harold Hennagir, ship's cook 3/c, has returned to Camp Endicott, Davisville, R. I., after spending a 10 day leave here visiting with his wife at 410 6th S. W. Mrs. Hennagir had been with him at Camp Endicott but will remain here for the present. (Russell photo) --V-- Says Hitler Is Walking His Last Mile By DEWTTT MACKENZIE Associated Press War Analyst The happiest thought I can bring you Tuesday is that this probably is the beginning of Hitler's last year of life liberty. WILL GRADUATE -- W o r d comes from the llth naval district, Phoenix, Ariz., (hat Lt. (i.e.) Schneider, former head of the English department in the Mason City high school, will be graduated from the naval reserve officers' indoctrination school at Tucson, Ariz., with the 14th battalion of that "Battleship of the Desert," Jan. 12. Lt. Schneider will at that time have completed 60 days of training in seamanship, navigation, ordnance, and communications, as well as a vigorous physical pro- tram. w Lt. R. W- Green Completes Course in Morale School Has Returned to Texas Camp From Washington and Lee University. -or anyway of You see, it's .like this: If our I General Eisenhower is correct in his prediction that the war will end in 1944-and there's wide spread agreement among the experts ' w i t h this forecast-- t h e n Hitler's fate is likely to MACKENZIE b e sealed in one of three ways. The fuehrer will (1) commit suicide in the despair of defeat, (2) be eliminated by his own followers, or (3) fall into the hands of the allies who will execute him, unless they inflict the more terrible punishment of life imprisonment. Of course there are other ways he might meet his desserts. He might be killed by bombs or on the MILD DECEMBER FAVORS FARMER All Corn and Soybeans Have Been Harvested Iowa Falls --December weather in the Iowa Falls vicinity was especially favorable for farmers because the temperature was above normal and there was little moisture. The average temperature for the month was 24.9 degrees, .which is 2.4 degrees above normal. There was a temperature range of 64 degrees, from 9 degrees below zero on the 23rd to 55 degrees on the 4th. Rainfall amounted to only 55 hundredths of an inch, which is 69 hundredths of an inch below normal. The .25 of an inch of snow which fell during the month had a low moisture content. All of the corn and soybeans in the vicinity have been harvested, and most of the hemp has been delivered to the mill.' GETS -HUNTING KNIFE MADE HERE ---Mrs. Rex Harpster had word from her husband, petty officer 1st class, with the sea- bees in the south Pacific, that he had received a hunting knife made by C. L. Lee, em- ploye at the P. G. E. company here. Officer Harpster had written that it was a "wonderful knife" and that he wouldn't take anything for it. Mr. Lee, it was learned, makes a hobby of collecting guns and knives and at the time the knives were in demand bat difficult to get, conceived the idea 'of making them for some of his friends in the service. Harpster was also employed at-the. P. G. E. before entering the service. y ARRIVES IN INDIA -- Cpl. Peter E. Gribben has arrived in India, according to word received from his wife, 811 4th S. W. Cpl. Gribben's record shows Keveral honors to his credit. He is the holder of Z rifle medals and one good conduct medal. He is also credited with training a wall scaling team which broke a 12 year record. He entered the service in March, 1943. Lt. Robert W. Green, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Green, 36 Beaumont drive, one o£ several officers especially selected to attend a 2 weeks' course in a special morale services school at Washington and Lee . university, Lexington, Va., has just completed the course and has returned to his post at North Camp Hood, Tex., according to word received from his parents. Lt. Green's work at Camp Hood as set forth in this course will be "to create and maintain in every officer and enlisted man a feeling of individual responsibility for participation in the war and to strengthen his efficiency as a soldier by increasing his understanding of why we fight, keeping him informed as to the course o£ the war and the news of the world," according to Gen. George C. Marshall, chief of army staff. Lt. Green is a graduate of the University of Iowa. He was called to duty at Camp Hood, Tex., in January, 1943, and received his commission in August --V-Whereabouts Word comes from the naval aviation cadet selection board, Minneapolis, that James Haddy, son,, of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Haddy, 525 Carolina, S. E., was enlisted as a naval aviation cadet on Dec. 22. He attended the Mason City high school. John Waslick, gunner's mate 3/c, USNR, attached to the U. S. naval armed guard center at New Orleans, La., has just returned to sea duty as a member of a naval gun crew assigned to an American merchant vessel, according to announcement received from headquarters of the 8th naval district, New Orleans. He is the son of Mrs. Cynthia Waslick, 516 Massachusetts N. E. Waslick joined the navy in Aug., 1942, and during his 7^4 months at sea visited ports in Australia, Central America, Iran, South America and the Caribbean. He took his boot training at San Diego, Cal. Joseph Francis Ryan, seaman 2/c, who is attending quartermaster's school at Great Lakes, III., spent New Year's day with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ryan, 1406 2nd S. W. Word has been received here that Philip Portwood, gunner's mate 3/c, son of Mrs. Ray Himrod, formerly of Mason City, is somewhere in Sicily. He wrote that the snapshots and Christmas packages received "made it seem more like home." His brother, Cpl. Leslie Gerald Portwood, is now overseas. His mother received Christmas greetings from him and he had stated that he was well. A cablegram reading "Love and best wishes for Christmas and the New Year to all at home. All well," came from Eugene Kirschbaum, stationed somewhere in England, to his parents, Mr. am Mrs. Ollte Kirschbaum, 142 Washington, N. W. Charles R. Butler, quartermaster 3/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. W P. Butler, 24 10th N. W., is here for a week's leave. For the pas 2 months he has been engaged in amphibious training at Solo mas, Md., where he is attachec to the staff of the commanding of ficer of a squadron of L. C. T.'s He will return there at the end o his leave. Previous to going t Maryland he attended a quarter master and signal school at Farra gut, Idaho. He also took his boo training there upon entering th service in April, 1943. Pvt. Clair S. Mellang, grand son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles K Mellang, 517 Massachusetts N. E left Monday evening for Califor nia after a 15 day furlough hen Pvt. Mellang is studying chemis try at the University of San Francisco under the army special ized training program. Raymond Gettman, naval avia tion cadet, has gone to Pensacola Fla., to continue his training fol lowing a week's leave here visit ing his parents, Mr. and Mrs George Gettman, 134 29th S. W He had been stationed at Min neapolis, Minn. · I LT. ROBERT W. GREEN ON DESTROYER--Kenneth R. Beckman, soundman 3/c, who has been on duty with a destroyer in the south Pacific the past year, is home on a 15 day leave visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Beckman, 231 4th N. W. Beckman is a veteran of numerous enga cements, having taken part in the invasion at Casablanca, central and north Solomons and the Gilbert and Marshall campaign. --V-Soldiers on Furlough Visit With Relatives Eagle Grove--Cpl. Spencer B mith, located at Camp Sibert, Ala., is spending a 14-day fur- ough with his parents, Mr. and Urs. Spencer Smith, Sr.--Nick Sadler, of Fort Custer, Mich., vis- ted with his wife, with Nick's "ather, Henry Sadler, and with, other relatives.--Orma Polmateer, s stationed with the WACs, in Boston, Mass., and has been advanced to the rank of mess ser- geant.--Pvt. George M. Elwood is ocated at Camp Crowder, Mo., and spent a 3-day furlough with relatives.--Mr. and Mrs. C. F. 31unt had a phone call from their son, S. Sgt. Donald Blunt, who is stationed at Camp Harvey, Gains- ville, Texas. y MISSING AFTER RAID London. (U.R--Capt. Carl F. (Cully) Eckstrom, of Minneapolis, former national collegiate boxing champion, is missing from a bombing mission to Ludwigshafen, Germany, Dec. 30, it was learned today. --V-CORPORAL VISITS Belmond-- T/Cpl. Raymond Kin- scth. Jr., arrived from Shreveport. La., to spend a 7-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Kinseth, and his sister, Luann. His other sister, Mary June, of Washington. D. C., also arrived for a visit with the family. --V-COYOTE KILLED John Frederick of near Winterset ran down a coyote in his pickup truck recently. The large animal had thick, brown fur, tipped with gray. The coyote met the truck and immediately turned and ran down the road with Frederick after him, finally catching up to and running over the animal. battle-front. However, we needn't speculate that far. The important thing is that one of the greatest war criminals of all time is walking his last mile. That's where Hitler is headed, but how about other war criminals. The allies have agreed that war-guilt shall be punished, but they haven't said just how or when. This problem has been simmering, and getting hotter, until now the question has arisen of whether the accused should be dealt with summarily as they are made prisoners, or whether their trials should be postponed until after the war. . ! Our soviet allies recently convicted 3 German soldiers and a Russian traitor for atrocities. The quartet was executed in the market place of Kharkov. Now the soviet trade journal "War and the Working Class" has reproved some foreign criticism ot the procedure. Among others, the Yorkshire Post, of Britain, is chided for suggesting that prosecutions of war- guilt be put off until after the war. The Post, by the way, is published by the father-in-law of Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden and long has been credited with reflecting Mr. Eden's views at times. That, of course, doesn't entitle us to conclude that the secretary's opinion is involved in the present incident. The soviet journal also smacked the Manchester Guardian (British) for saying Russians were acting in their own way in their handling of the trials. Having defended the soviet action, the Journal remarks tersely that the Kharkov affair is "only one of the first blows inflicted upon the hideous fascist beast." That's quite understandable when one stops to think of the horrible atrocities inflicted on the unfortunate Russians in the territory overrun by the nazi barbarians. It strikes me that there's no occasion for any conflict of view among the allies orer this question. Even if there were, it would be most indiscreet to air it in public and thereby give the enemy grist for his mill. The Russians are direct actionists--one of the admirable qualities which are winning this war. If they want to punish war-guilt as they go along, that would seem to be their business. The quarrel, if any, over such punishment is between them and the Germans. All other aspects aside, it's possible that a few executions such as were carried out at Kharkov might lessen the nazi terrorism against soviet citizens, or the hangings might cause reprisals. In any event, that's for Moscow to decide. ! The other allies haven't yet held i any war-guilt trials, and there has been no indication thus far that either America or Britain Intends to make a move in this direction until peace comes. However, there's small similarity between the situations of the western allies and Russia as regards German war guilt. The way things look, the Hitlerites have inflicted some 1 of the most awful PASTOR IS DEAD Lundgren, (/P)--The Rev. C. S. Gowin, 64, United Brethren pastor here the last 4 years and previously in several other Iowa towns, died at his home Monday. He suffered a heart attack last week. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Danielson to Head Seventh Service Area Washington. (fl) -- Maj. Gen. 'rederick E. Uhl, commander of he 7th service command, has seen assigned to command the th service command with head- luarters at Atlanta, Ga., and Brig. en. Clarence H. Danielson has een named to succeed General Uh!, the war department dis- slosed. General Uhl succeeds Maj. Gen. Villiam Bruden, whose new assignment has not been announced. Commander of the 7th service command since May 7, 1941, General Uhl was born in Harrold, S. Jak., on March 30, 1886, and was graduated from West Point in L910 and appointed a 2nd lieutenant in the infantry. General Uhl^ has headed one of the largest service commands in territorial extent and has spent much of his time in personal contact with military installations in this area, flying more than 80,000 miles to carry on his work. In order that"- tactical units should have the opportunity to carry on training free from administrative and supply details General Uhl has stressed servic and co-operation as the principa functions of hisicommand. He received his temporary promotion to major general on Feb. 14, 1942. General Danielson was born in South Dakota Aug. 7, 1889 and vas commissioned a 2nd lieu- enant in the infantry after being graduated from West Point in une, 1913. In January, 1943, he Decame director of procurement ervices, headquarters army serv- ce forces, and in November was named deputy chief of staff for ervice commanders, headquarters, army service forces. The 4th service command has een under General Bryden since March, 1942. The 4th service command, with ieadquarters in Omaha, includes owa states. and other mid-western Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. 10 Thnnfey, Jaa. «, 1*441 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTED HOLD TEACH FUNERAL Cresco --Funeral services we to be held Wednesday afternoon a t } the Bradley funeral home for P. M. Teach, who died Monday at the i] age of 76. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Mathew Teach, born in Ohio July 15, 1867, and had formerly lived in the vicinity of Lime Springs, Howard county. The Rev. George W. Turner, pastor 'of'tfce i Cresco Methodist church, ' of- ficated. with burial at Waterloo. Hanlontown -- Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Gesne are the parents of a baby girl born at the Mercy hospital, Mason City, Tuesday. Home-Mixed Syrup Relieves Coughs Quickly Saves Big Dollars. So Easy! No Cooking. A real surprise awaits you. in your own kitchen, for the relief of coughs due to colds. You can easily mix a cough syrup that gives you about 4 times as much for your money. Make a syrup by stirring 2 cups of granulated sugar and one cup of water a few moments, until dissolved. Or you can use corn,syrup or liquid honey, instead ot sugar syrup. No cooking needed--it's no trouble at all Then put 2',4 ounces of Pinex (ob- jned from any druggist) into a. pint bottle. Add your syrup, anfl you haT* a full pint o£ really wonderful cough medicine. It never spoils, lasts a family a long time, and children tow it. This mixture takes right hold of · cough in a way that means business. It loosens the phlegm, soothes the ,'' irritated membranes, and quickly^' eases soreness and difficult breathing' Finex is a special compound of proven ingredients, in concentrated form, well known for prompt action in coughs and bronchial irritations. Money refunded If it doesn't pleuw you in every way. barbarities of history on the Russians. While we're on the subject of war guilt, it's good to hear from Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek that F. D. R. approved at Cairo the Generalissimo's idea that "all Japanese militarists must be wiped out and the Japanese political system purged of every vestige of ag- gV e s s i v e elements." President Roosevelt some time ago declared Prussian militarism must be destroyed. W. E. DECKER DIES Cresco --Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 1m- m a n u e 1 Lutheran church, in charge of E. L. Bradley and Son, funeral directors, for William E. Decker, 44, single, farmer, with burial at New Oregon cemetery south of Cresco. In the absence of a pastor of the church, a minister from Spring Valley, Minn., officiated. ROCKFORD MAN GRADUATES Ames--Among 6 lowans among the sailors graduating in cooks, bakers and diesel companies which completed their work at Iowa State college naval training school over the weekend was Merle G. Meader of Rockford. He was in the diesel company. WARNING! 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