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January 6, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

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·HtfafSSffftttf^y^ffff. toEAR LAKE GLOBE-GAZETTE 3K CASH RECEIPTS Pheoe 239 or 259 WINS PROMOTION--The promotion of Staff Set. Bill M. Lyons to the rank of technical sergeant has been announced by Maj. Gen. Frederick 1L. An- -derson, commanding officer of the 8th AAF bomber command, now stationed in England. Sergeant^ Lyons is a son of Mr. : and Mrs. H. A. Lyons, formerly of Clear Lake, now living in Corpus Christi, Texas. ' Sergeant Lyons, with a camera crew, installs and pre-sets the automatic cameras which make "strike photos" of bomb '. bursts on the targets. When the ',, fortresses return from their missions the exposed film is . rushed to the laboratory, de- 1 veloped and printed. Intelligence officers study these prints to deduct the damage done to the enemy. Sergeant Lyons was grad- · uated from Clear Lake high school in 1941 and joined the AAF in January^ 1942. He has a brother, Jim Ijrbns, in the marine corps in .the south Pacific, another, Clintou, in the same general area, and a sister, Miss Marjorie, who is a WAC. Announces Night School Opens Jan. 17 Clear Lake--Night school for adults will open at the high · school Jan. 17, Supt. T. G. Burns announced Thursday. Classes will be offered in vocational homemaking, typing, speech and men's "physical education. The speech class will take up play production and the work in homemaking ivill be decided according to the wishes of those who enroll. The series is for 10 weeks and the tuition is $1 per person, ^_ '; The intramural basketball program will start next week, Coach Bob Heston announces. The Lions are now putting in some strenu- jous practice to overcome the holiday slump. They meet Algona iere Friday evening in a double- leader to open at 7:15 o'clock, loach Heston believes the game ill be evenly matched. Marvin ihipman has been working with ie first team as guard and Cleve ]onaghen has shifted from for- ·ard to center. Two changes are noted in the jiisketball schedule. The Lions jflay Huniboldt there Jan. 21 and jilt. Joseph's, Mason City, will be $h Clear Lake Jan. 18. j Clear Lake teachers plan to jear Floyd W. Reeves, professor £ administration at the Univer- ity o£ Chicago, at Mason City juesday evening on "Some Edu- ptional Imperatives in Demobili- Btion and Readjustment." j Semester reviews are on this feek with the exams scheduled r next week Wednesday and hursday. Cards will be out Fri- .y afternoon and the new semes- » AND KGLO OFFICE NAVY MOTHERS FETE SEAMAN Wayne Knutson Is Honored at Dinner Clear Lake -- Wayne Knutson, Sl/c, was guest of honor at a dinner given by the Navy Mothers club at City hall Wednesday evening with about 65 persons present. Other special guests were his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Knutson, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Knutson and the Rev. and Mrs. Ruben Mostrom, Clear Lake, and Mrs. C. M. Anderson, Mason City. The Rev. Mr. Mostrom spoke of the new appreciation service men have of their homes and country aftei' being overseas and of the great appreciation people at home have of the service men. their gallant try and our way of life, closing witii a prayer that all would soon be safely home again. He presented a gift from the Navy Mothers to Seaman Knutson. Seaman Knutson told his audience .that they did not know how lucky they are to live in the U. S., some incidents in the war and the blackout in Glasgow, Scotland, every night for 4 years. Seaman Knutson wears 2 decorations, one for European campaign and one for American defense. He also has 2 citations signed by his commander, H. Biesemeier of the U. S. uavy. The one is for "efficiency, skill in landing craft operations, devotion to duty and courage" and the other "as a member of the assault boat crew demonstrating a high degree uf courage and skill in a hazardous assault." The program, arranged by Mrs. O. J.- Pierce, opened with singing "God Bless America.'' Mrs. L. E. Jacobson sang "Navy Mothers' Hymn," Barbara Martin played the accordion, the Nickerson trio sang and Arlene Prestholt sang and, with Carol Lee Garvin, presented a tap-dance number. Mrs. Walter Pramer accompanied. Mrs. Pierce announced that the club purchased 16G Christmas gifts to send to Clear Lake service men and replies were read from Ray Davis, Charles Barlow, Harold Hosband, Robert M. Bliss, Hurley Van Horn, Bob Walker, Chris M. Axelsen, Dale E. Beal, Conlan Monaghen, Merlyn C. and Howard Schmoll, R. A. "Art" Knapp, Raymond and Ralph Harms, Hollis Scotten, Roger L. Heitland, Edwin Wistey, David Barber, Kenyon Verbeckinoes. W. H. Pierce, Jack Hepp, Louis F. Kofoed, Donald R. Winnie, Arnold Duitscher, Raymond D. Hansen, Dean Peterson and Gordon Prestholt. Mrs. Pramer announced that if parents would like to obtain these letters as keepsakes they may do so by contacting her. The~dinjier committee included Mmes. Mabel Roberts, James Buck, H. G. Hansen, Frank Barlow, Lester" Moretz, A. R. Huey and Harry Beal. Patriotic decorations were used on the tables. 2*7 West Main St COMMITTEE CALLED--Post war planning committee representatives have been called to meet at the City hall in Clear Lake Friday evening at 8 o'clock, Dr. A. B. Phillips, mayor, announcer} Wednesday. These representatives have been appointed to this committee by the various clubs or organizations of Clear Lake. A diseus- ·sion of post-war plans for the city of Clear Lake will be the order of. business. INCREASE IN '43 Lake Postoffice Has $2,760 Gain in Year Clear Lake--Increase in receipts lor the year 1943 over the preceding-year at the Clear Lake post- office was $2,760.77, Postmaster Mary D. Carroll announced Thursday. The increase in the quarter ending Dec. 31 was 5963.07 over the corresponding quarter oi a year ago. Every, month in the year, as well as every month in the final quarter, showed an increase, she said. Total receipts for the year 1943 were $26,793.32. The rate of increase is more than 10 per cent. The good showing is due to 2 factors, Mrs. Carroll believes. The postoffice is serving more people this year than last, there being but very few vacant houses in the city. Another is that each family is writing more letters since nearly every one has some member in defense work or the services to whom letters are written regularly. The public co-operated exceptionally well in the early mailing of Christmas packages to sailors or soldiers, very few, if any, getting started too late to be delivered on time. r opens Jan. 17. Proceeds from the scrap iron ive conducted by the school irly in the fall have been al- purchase of supplies. The aSiool children use these supplies making Red Cross articles. VeBruyn, A. Pugh Form Partnership Clear Lake-- F. C. DeBruyn announced Thursday a change in name of his v business firm, the DeBruyn Super Service garage, to 1 that of DeBruyn and Pugh Im| plement company, his brother- in-law, .Armour Pugh, having entered into partnership with Mr. I DeBruyn. The firm now handles | the John Deere line of farm implements and also Cargill feeds. , The firm will still continue the service branch of the ness. arage busi- 'Tells Lions Club of Panama Canal Zone Clear Lake--Sgt. Keith Able spoke before the Lions club at Legion hall Wednesday noon. Sergeant Able told many oC his experiences in 3 years in the Panama Canal Zone. He spoke of the habits and customs of the people and gave a general outline of a soldier's life in Panama. Pvt Eugene Christenson and Pvt. Allan Wind were guests of Fred Martin. FIVE AID GROUPS MEET IN HOMES Japanese-Americans Subject of Lesson Clear Lake--The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from their homes on the west coast, their concentration in camps and their future prospects were discussed by members of Congregational aid groups who gathered at various homes Wednesday afternoon. The topic was "A Christian Pattern for Understanding. Mrs. M. P. Hughes was hostess to group 1. Mrs. W. W. Choate will entertain Feb. 2. Mmes. M. E. Gilmore nncl A. J. Enabnit were guests of group 2 at the Syd Thompson home. Miss Ida Clack led the lesson nnd will also be hostess next month. Mrs. A. A. Schramm, Marietta. Ohio, and Mmes. Verne A. Spin- clell, Ralph Rcplogle and George Michaels were guests of group 3 at the home of Mrs. N. B. Rice. Mrs. Robert Nichols led the lesson. Mrs. R. G. Schumacher entertained group 4 with Mmes. M. Stuart and Floyd Grimm as guests. Mrs. William Shaffer led the lesson and Mrs. C. A. Knutson is February hostess. Miss Lucia E. O'Neil led the lesson for group 5 at the home of Mrs. L. E. Ashland. Mrs. F. C. DeBruyn entertains Feb. 2. The aid is serving the Rotary football banquet in the church parlors Jan. 20. Group 2 will serve the fellowship supper at the church next Wednesday evenine;. The Double C class o£ the Methodist church met at the parsonage Wednesday evening with the Rev. Thomas B. Collins in chiirge of recreation. R. C. Taylor led the devotions and Mrs. Collins, teacher, was presented a gift. The committee included Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Lincicum, the Collinses, Miss Ruby Bragg and Mrs. C. A. Bouline. Mrs. Paul Miller is hostess Feb. 2. Colonial Club Lists New Members; 2 Other Clubs Hold Meetings Clear Lake--Mmes. Horace Petersen and Ed Lenning were welcomed as new members of the Colonial club and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Coe and Mr. and Mi's. Everett Petersen were guests at a dinner session Wednesday at the Shirley Coe home. Mrs. Archie Olson read "Star in the Window," from McCalls' magazine and Mrs. George Peitzke presented a guessing contest with Mrs. Shirley Coe winning the prize. Mrs. John Hyde entertains Feb. 2. Other clubs met Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Findson, Miss Betty Hanley and husbands of members were guests of the Home Improvement club at the Charles Findson home Wednesday. A potluck luncheon was followed by a social afternoon. Mrs. Robert Furleigh entertains Feb. 2. Mrs. Paul Rader presided at a meeting of the linger Longer club at the home of Mi's. Ruben Fryer and arranged a program of games in which Mmes. George Starkey, Everett Enabnit and August Bitker won prizes. Names were drawn for mystery friends. Mrs. R. S. Moore entertains Jan. 20. * * * IS HONORED AT BIRTHDAY PAKTI ' : Mrs. Anna Phillips was given a surprise party at her home Wednesday afternoon by 10 friends who came to celebrate her 78th birthday with her. Bridge was the afternoon's diversion and refreshments were served at the close. Mrs. Phillips received a number of gifts for the occasion. COMB ON AND SKATE!--The ice on the skating rink at Clear Lake is in the pink of condition, Will Schert', supervisor, announced Thursday morning. Following the snow of Tuesday night the city trucks scraped the rink Wednesday and Otto Petersen and Howard Nye sprayed the ice in the evening so that it froze to a fine, glossy surface. A large crowd was out Wednesday evening. Mr. Scherf commended the young people for their orderly conduct and excellent sporting spirit. Several helped with the scraping and spraying. A skating party, for everyone, was scheduled for Thursday evening and Mr. Scherf said that, if the night proved good for skating, he would leave the lights on untiJ 9:30 o'clock. No charge is made for skating on the rink which is a project of the recreation committee of the Civic League. Clemme Boy Honored it Waldorf College Klemme -- Eugene Hovercamp, ephcw of Miss Marie Becker vho has cared for him since his mother died at his birth, has been onored at a party at Waldorf col- cge, Forest City, when he was lamed "king." Each year an out- tanding boy and girl are chosen y the music teachers of the col- ege as "king" and "queen." Stu- ents who have high grades and »xcel in music are honored. Klemme also has the honor of laving Miss Arlene Willc, daugh- er of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Willc, vho was listed as one of the high lonor students at Waldorf college. This is Miss Wille's first year at Waldorf. Women Plan for Rummage Sale on Jan. 17 Clear Lake--Plans for a rummage sale to be held at Legion hall Jan. 15 were made by the American Legion auxiliary Wednesday evening. The committee includes Mmes. R. W. Peterson, Peter Anderson, J. W. Whitesides, Sam Kennedy, T. E. Sondrol and F. P. Walker. Persons having donations for the sale are asked to c^ll -Mrs. Peterson or leave at the Basket grocery. A memorial service was held Wednesday evening for Mrs. J. P. McGuire, Gold Star mother who died last Thursday. Mrs. Graven presented the lesson on legislation affecting the American Legion and auxiliary. The national defense committee, Mmes. L. E. Ashland, J. M. Lamey, E. A. Colburn and C. M. Pederson, will have charge Feb. 3. The sewing circle will meet Jan. 28. BUYS BEAUTIFUL HOME Nashua--Mrs. Elizabeth Thompson's home, one of the finest in Nashua, has been sold to Dale Coates, farmer, whose daughter, Mrs. E. L. Koch, will occupy it Buy War Savings Bonds an while her husband, Dr. Koch,, is Stamps from your Globe-Gazelt serving overseas. Mrs. Thompson I carrier boy. will make her home with he daughters and is spending the win tcr with one of them in Miam Fla. Practice of Getting Half Cent More for Butter Brought to End Des Moines, IIP)--An agreement has been reached, the Des Moines district office of price administration (OPA) said Monday, ending a practice by which creameries were realizing an extra half cent a pound for butter taken to a Waterloo 'warehouse. OPA officials explained the setup as follows: Eight northeast Iowa creameries, already established as primary distributors of butter unde OPA regulations, were set up again as primary distributors in a storage plant in Waterloo. The regulations permit a hal cent margin in the shipment o butter from one primary distrib utor to another. The butter wa 'hursday, Jan. 6. 1944 1 1 1ASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE icing taken to Waterloo, where it vas sold to the Lakeside Butter ompany, subsidiary of the Safe- vay stores. Lakeside was paying an extra lalf cent for butter which the reameries had been shipping to hemselves at Waterloo, the OPA aid. The officials held that the ad- Htional wholesale operation was lot justifiable expense and that he half cent 'margin should be discontinued. The ruling will have no effect on the normal operations of the -·akeside company in purchasing butter at Waterloo, the OPA said. An annual rainfall of 562 inches is been recorded at Maui in tho Hawaiian islands. Remarkable Treatment FOR STOMACH DISTRESS From Too Much Acid Stomach Are y o u tortured with the burning inlscry o£ too much free stomach acid? use of the famous VON TABLETS Is bringing comforting relief to Hundred: of such cases. Sin* cerely Grateful people tell of what they call the "wonders" Von's Tablet! Imve done for them. This gentle formula nims to counteract surplus irritating stomach acid and to bring relic! from such conditions. If you suffer from indigestion, gas, heartburn, belching, bloat* Ing. SOUL- stomach and other symptoms-due to excess stomach acid--you, too, should try Von's for prompt relief . , . right at home . . . without rigid liquid, diet. Get S1.25 trial size. Also available 52.00. S3.50 sizes. AT YOUR DRUGGIST. If he does not have Von's he cart get them, for you from hts jobber. Clear Lake Briefs Pvt. Roger Erickson, student at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, arrived Tuesday to spend until Saturday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Erickson, and family. Sirs. Ella Zea, who has been quite ill, is showing improvement. Mrs. B. A. Morse, chairman of the Tuberculosis Christmas Seal sale announces that the 2nd counting of the year will be made this weekend and requests those who have not yet sent in their return envelope and contribution to do so this week. The Service Men's Lounge fund has been increased by a donation of $5 from Andrew Larson. Fifteen women made 1,500 Red Cross surgical dressings Wednesday afternoon. The quota is 19,000. Mrs. Anna Thomas returned Wednesday f r o m Ainsworth, Nebr., where £he spent 2 weeks with her sister, Mrs. C. A. Holston, and family. Girl Scouts will collect salvage grease Saturday, it was announced Thursday by Mrs. B. A. Morse, chairman "of the Girl Scout council. Either Mrs. Arthur Hammond or Mrs. Otto Petersen will be at the Red Cross workroom from 1:30 until 3 o'clock in the aiternoon to take charge of the fat brought in by the Scouts. DICK Gratlidge, junior in high school, son of Mr. and Mrs. Har- I This Ca«pon and 19c Bay 1 Ib. Jar at SPRY at I . RODEWALD'S I LITTLE SUPER STORE | i SPRY . 'i.M9ci Clear Lake Calendar Friday--Woman's Relief corps, I. O. O. F. hall, noon. . Surgical dressings, Red Cross workroom, 1:30 o'clock. B. A. H., Mrs. George Ott, 501 S. 4th street, 6:30 o'clock. Basketball, Clear Lake vs. Algona, high school gym, 7:15 o'clock. Post-war planning committee, City hall, 8 o'clock. old Grattidge, enlisted in the navy Monday and passed his first exam at Mason City Wednesday. He goes to Des Moines next week for finals. Mrs. Clcmenl Reynolds has received a letter from her husband, Pvt. Reynolds, written Dec. 23 and stilling thai he had arrived in England. Mrs. Reynolds, who will be remembered as Grelchen Mason, and daughter, Joan, arc staying with her mother, Mrs. Clara Mason, for the duration. Fred Hill is confined to his home by illness. The fire department was called to the home of Mrs. William Fish, 215 S. Oak street, Thursday morning when a motor on the furnace caught fire. Damage was confined to smoke which filled the house Miss Ethel Carpenter returned to Chicago Thursday after visiting her sister, Miss Verna Carpenter, a couple of weeks. Chris Olsen entered Mercy hospital. Mason City, Wednesday for treatment. SIMPLIFYING OF TAXES IS URGED Carlson Calls Present System "Hodge-Podge" Washington, (/P)--A m a j o r legislative operation designed to make it unnecessary for millions of persons to file' any federal income tax returns at all was proposed Monday by Representative Carlson, (R-Kans.). Most income taxes would be deducted automatically from wages and salaries under his plan. The Kansan, a member oE the tax-initiating ways and means committee and author of the Ruml pay-as-you-go bill, described present revenue statutes as "a hodgepodge of language that can not be correctly and definitely -interpreted by a Philadelphia lawyer." Declaring simplification to be "the No. 1 tax job" lor 1944, he inserted in the Congressional Record ' his own suggestions for remedy, as follows: 1. Simplify and improve current withholding provisions so as to eliminate the need for any returns to be filed by 30,000,000 of the 40,000,000 to 50,000,000 taxpayers. "This could be done by adopting a graduated withholding from wages and salaries," he said, "and at the same time allowing a percentage of income exemption" in lieu of the present deductions for other taxes paid, interest and onlributions to churches and harily. 1. Combine existing personal in- ome tax laws into one base and ale. "Under existing law we have me base and varying rates for he regular income tax and a ieparate base and rate for the victory tax," he said. "Every taxpayer must wade through this nightmare of confusion in order o determine his liability." 3. Repeal earned income credit. 'There is sound argument for reaming the earned income credit, but its retention greatly complicates our tax return and is of little Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. One .tablespoonful of kitchci . fat will make 5 machine gun bul- I lets. actual benefit to the taxpayer." The ways and means commit- :ce, after long labors last summer ind fall, brought out a bill com- ;ining the victory tax with the normal income levy. The house passed the measure, but the senate finance committee struck this provision out oC the $2,000,000,000- plus 2nd wartime revenue measure. The senate will debate the measure when congress reconvenes next week. Help Kidneys If Back Aches --.--. rtmember that your ·» li_-.- T|U1 *° J 0 TM "»» and that these symptoms may b* due to non-organic Mid non-systemic Klterr and BUdder troubles--In such cases Cntu (a physician's prescription) usually tiMsprempt and jor- «us Mllef by hclplnr Th« Kidney. Rush out poisonous excess acids and VIMO. You have ««rythlni to fain and nothing to lose In trjrlnr Crrt... An Iron-clad guarantee ts- «ur« a rerund of your money on return of ty pick tie unlesi lullv sttlsStd. 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