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\ FLYING FORT IS CHRISTENED Bought With Bonds From Â»'Iowa, 5 Other States At a U. 8. Bomber Base in En*Dec. 30.--(By Mail)-- in a 5-day contest held by army air corps personnel at this base The pame was ready'and'the Â«e*My plans were ready, but be bember wasn't. She became busy'that she had It missions be* eredM before there was foe tolwU tke who A flying fortress which was just another bomber until a 25 foot scroll bounced out on to its floor during a peacetime mission has been christened'; the" "Northern Queen" in honor, of 9,000 war bond buyers. The scroll of all the .M* _ ' are resident* tl t Mribcrn --Mentana, MinneaoU, Nerth Dakota, Septh Dakota, Wiseentia aad Iowa. ^^ It was placed in the B-17, probably ra tha bomb bay," before it was flown here from America. Aftei the plane reached ' England, thV pilot was tiunsferred somewhere else, and no one at this s field' knew about the scroll until it bounced out on the flooi. ' Then elaborate arrangements were: made. to Â· have the fortress christened. Her name, the era Queen," was chosen 'North. _ 'from ) among 60 suggestions submiftec When the" big ; day rolled around; Hoi; Frederick W. Castle of New York and Washington, command- rig officer of this ' base, christened: the fortress by tapping her new chin turret .with a bottle of sherry decorated with ,a long/red, white and blue ribbon.-tt was only a "tapping" .so; as not to'break [he bottles The ^wine was''saved for" a party held by the bomber's combat.-and ground . crews that night The people of those 6 states can feej that/they made a direct contribution to tne allies in the aerial battle of Germany at its said Col. Castle, IThis is helping us turn; the climax," bomber, scales against the "nazis." He praised the ship's record of having destroyed 5 enemy fighter planes on its last 6 missions. .YEOMAN VISITS HOME \ Wesley--Gertrude Otis, yeomai 1st class, left Monday for her work'in Washington,' D. C.,' where shei'is employed in Admiral King's office, following .a visit here with her-'mother, Mrs. Mary Otis, anc other relatives HERE and T H E R E Corwilh--Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Hanfcihs left Monday for Illinois where they wilTriieet a brother of Mr! Hankihs whoru he has not seen for : 20 years... . . : , ' ' . Rake-^Mr. and Mrs. Gust East- void "and .son, .Truman, and Mr. and - Mrs. Johnnie -Eastvold of Borupj-'Mihh., arrived Saturday to spend a week at the home of Mrs. G. Eastvold's' mother,, Mrs. Mary Quame,-and other relatives here. Searvllle-- Mr. and Mrs. Martin Bakke otForesVCity, Mr.'and Mrs. Ervin Thompson 'and family, Walter .Tveit 'and Marjorie Peterson were-Sunday.-guests at the John Thompson home. Â· New Hampton--Seaman Richard O'Brien'arrived home Monday att- ernoon for a furlough with his mother^ Mrs Charles Cerb, k Â· Klemme-- Mr. 'and' Mrs. Walter Law and/son o'f Milwaukee spent the weekend in Klemme visiting lelatives. ' Plymouth--Mr. and Mrs. Howard McNitt are the parents of a son born at Mercy hospital Jan. 6. Kak^--Mr ana Mrs Taylor Moore, of! Bakerfield; Cal., visited relatives here this week. Â·Manly:--Pvt. Bob Strand of Camp Dodge,'also Mrs. Strand and GOOD BREAKFAST ...WITH PLENTY OF IOWANA SLICED BACON FINEST QUALITY BACON TASTES BtTTER AND IS MORE TEMPTING AT BREAKFAST TIME When you buy S L I C E D BACON, get the kind that will tease their morning appetites . A. BACON that will be brown, crisp and tender when taken out of the hot' skillet. E n | o y t h e f i n e s t G e t PECKER'S IOWANA SLICED - BACONi YOU'LL : APPRECIATE THE ECONOMY IN POINTS AND MONEY, TOO heir 3 daughters, .visited tor 3 ays at the-home of his parents, r. and Mrs. Phillip Strand, Scarville--Mr.- and. -Mrs. Lu erne Larson of Crystal Lake r ere Sunday guests at the Art [attison home. ( .Â· Riceville--Miss Inez May Graves r ent to Greenville, 111., Monday where she will enter college. ' Klemme--Mrs. Ethel Petersen eft Monday .for Buvbank, Cal., vhere she will be employed. Â· Bake--Miss Alice Skogen, R. N., f Minneapolis, returned this week Iter a visit'with her mother, Mrs. Gertrude' Skogen.. Manly -- Charles Honker left Wednesday for Monona, called be- ause of an accident which befell iis'sister, Mrs. Mary Kreger,'82, who fell and broke her hip. Hutchins--Miss -Vivian Smith intertained . her 4-y club, the Jingham Boosters, Saturday with 2 members and their leader, Mrs. Clarence.Bird, presents , t; Anstar-- Mrs. M. E. Glayer has returned from. Tennessee where she spent the holidays with ler husband who is in camp. Fertile--Pfc. ;Fredricfc Kirk left for his camp at Shreveport, La., a f t e r - a 10 day : furlough at the .ome of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fames Kirk.. . Lyle,, 'Mtad.--!Dri.' and Mrs. 3eorge Melzer, of Lyle are spend- ng ; soneftiirie with their daughter in-Texas. |. .Â·..Â·': Â·-Â·' ' ':Â· .." St. AnÂ«Â»r--Mrs: Wayne Pederson -left this week"/for Seattle, Wash., to visit' her- husband,- Cpl. KROPMAN GROCERY 19 9th St. N. E. Delicious . /Â· Â· ROASTED (1 Eft CHICKENS 31.DU up HOME MADE PASTRY ., and BAKERY GOODS Ice Cold COKE, 6 for ..... BUTTER, Folger's, Hills Bros. O'l COFFEE, lb. . . . . . . UlC Nice Solid HEAD Â«JC LETTUCE, 2.for . . .^DC Fresh, Large PASCAL CELERY PORK and BEANS, 3 cans for .... Â· PURE GRAPE JAM - 25c at RAIZES WE CLOTHE ANP FEED THE ENTIRE FAMILY FOR LESS Men's 40% Wool Gloves-Mittens .For the Entire Family Gloves and /Mittens for WORK or DRESS Large Variety dt LOW PRICES Men's Rockford Sox 2 - 25Â« FRESH MEATS I^'lMMST:,..^..;:ai;;^ijc- skinless,WIENERS.-....... tb 29c SLAB BACON b Z?c PORK CUTLETS lb 33c : ' 2-lb. Bexf VVVVCP Wisconsin American VUBJM9 Unghorn MEATY SPARE RIBS b 19c POULTRY -- OYSTERS -- HERRING NO PIG TAILS/BRAINS, PIGS FEET POINTS OXTAILS, NECK BONES FRUITS J VEC. Calif. Morel ORANGES 29c Sise Dor. 29C CRANBERRIES s _ lb 29c LEMONS -- CARROTS -- CELERY CABBAQEiS- ^r ONIONS Ib 6c Â· . Â· Â· 50-*. $Kk of Onions, $2,79" " ' ; Grapefruit -- SweÂ«t Potatoes -- Dotes KeÂ«ter Styk DILL PICKLES. Qt. J^.. Baker's CHOCOLATE, B^ JÂ«AY, 2-fc. Jw.. 3 Large Bars to a Customer Wheaties,' BÂ«......," 9c Srape-Nuts/Box.:..; J3 e Kraft' Dinner, : Pks... ; lOc Jack Sprat Pork jfc- Beans. l5Vi 7 M. Pka. jC Limit One Qwoker . . . Oats, 3-lb. Tube... Tendcroni, 2 Pkgs.. Campbell's' Park Beans, 23-ex. Can 22C .. 19c 19c Delicious Casserole Dish PIG IN A POKE Â·: Â·Â· Betty Crocker Keeipe In sacks of GOLD MEDAL, 50 Ibs. "Kitchen-tested ENRICHED FREE! Loaf Pan With WIN GOLD FLOUR : 50 Ibs. BLEACH, Gallon 29e Horse and ; Pancake Flpur 3-lb. B o x . . . 17c lutt Nrey'* PUDDING Frail, ChAcotat* IfSCOtCh^ m SALADA TEA, Pk,.. BUT MORE WAR BONDS BETTY CROCKER SOUP IOC COFFEE SAM RAIZES DEPT. STORE W.I FARMERS! Your EÂ«as Bring More 4t RAIZES Wayne Pedei'son, who is stationed there. _ Bristow-- Pvt. Floyd Dralle from Fort LÂ£\vis, .. Wash.. .- arrived to spend a furlough with his parents. Mr. and Mrs.' Henry Dralle, Jr. ' Northivood -- Pvt. Ted Groe is spending a 10 day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. 'T: O. Groe. Pvt. Groe is stationed at Camp Carson and this is his first visit home for^over a year.' Le Roy, Minn.-- Miss Elizabeth Ann Price entertained at dinner Sunday in honor of her nephew, Roland Diddams, of ' Spring Valley, home on transfer. Â· : ' Garner -- The Hancock county supervisors. will 1 hold a hearing on the establishment of drainage district' No. 137 at the courthouse here i Monday. The hearing .was continued [rani Dec.- 21. Kaaiwba-- Pyt. Roy Hanson arrived Friday night from Fort Frances E. Warren, Wyo., for a 10 day furlough with -his wife at tKe home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. b: Gorton, and with other relatives and friends here. Spillville -- Mrs. Tony Schmitt left for Mason City Sunday after a week's' stay here with her mother who is seriously ill. Rake-- Donald Hanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Enoch Hanson, of Hansville, Wash., has enlisted in the merchant marines, and is stationed at Avalon, Cal. The Hanson family moved'from Rake to Washington this fall. Â· Kudd-- Floyd Parshall, petty officer 2nd class, of the submarine 'division, who is ' stationed at San Francisco, came -Saturday night for an over Sunday visit in the home of his sister Â· an'd husband, the Rev. and Mrs. Floyd Fisk. Forest City -- Peter Etzen came from the army camp at Meredian, Miss., to spend a furlough with his family. Clarion -- Mrs. G.' W. Smith and daughters, Marjorie and Jean, left Sunday for Miami, Fla., where Miss Marjorie will become th% bride of Lt. John A. Ellsworth, U. S. N. R. Saturday. ' ' | Belmond -- Marie Zieger went to Mason City Sunday to spend a week in the George Hunst home. Mrs. Hunst submitted to a major operation in a Mason City hospital Monday. Â· Woden-- Clarence Milbrandt, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Milbrandt, is at a-hospital at Buffalo Center following a minor operation. Stilson-- Mr. and' Mrs. Henry Brear and sori; Thomas, bÂ£ Spottsville, Ky., have moved into the Busse house where they will live until March 1, when they will move to the farm they purchased from the Metropolitan Life Insurance company, now occupied by the Fred Terhark family. Corwith -- Sailor Alfred Halligani who is stationed at .Bainbridge, Md., arrived Sunday 'for a 5 r day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Halligan. Bake-- Pf c. Nordeari Alne, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Ame, is now stationed at a rest camp in Australia. Scarville -- James Cunningham, Yeoman 2nd class, arrived Saturday to spend his leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Cunningham. James is attached to a unit of the naval air force, Atlantic fleet. Plymouth -- Mr. and Mrs. Paul Chehock received word that their son, Lester, of Camp Bland ing, Fla., has been promoted to sergeant. He is an instructor in machine gun and rifle. . , Â· . Â· Riceville -- The Bev. and Mrs. Fred -Lester of, Oskalopsa are the new pastor and wife -in the Free Methodist church here. Klemme-- 7Cpl. Elmer - Langlitz arrived Thursday to spend his first furlough in two and a" half years. He has been in overseas service in the Caribbean area, and is enjoying a visit with -his parents, .Mr. and Mrs. Will Langlitz. Manly -- Mrs. Homer Schlotler- back received word from her son, Pvt. Marcus Bartusek, that he has arrived at .Camp Roberts, Cal. Manly -- Mrs. Clarence Hogan left Tuesday' for Portland, Ore., to visit her sisters and brothers, then to Camp Roberts where she will visit her son,- Cpl. Willis Hogan. St. Anscar-- Richard Lorenzen of Portland! Ore., is visiting for a few. days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nick E. Lorenzen. He is en- Book Tells What Leads Men to Drink, Mount Vernon--To approximately 5,000 ^army and navy- chaplains; has gone the book written by Dean Albion R. King of Cornell college on" "The Psychology of Drunkenness." This work approaches the problem of intemperance by analysis of the nottvations which' lead men to drink and dence at to effects on the mind and behavior. Arrangements with authorities for this distribution to the chap- rains in the^anned services were made by Doctor Ernest H. Cherrington of the Methodist board of temperance, and the distribution has been made by the servicemen's Christian league of Philadelphia, and financed by Cornell, college and other friends. The 72-page book is accompan- I iÂ«d by an outline for discussion] that may also be used as a reading guide. It is intended that this will serve in making the book more 'useful in regimental libraries or in the chaplains' educational pro- Ttnuwtor. Ju. II, 1*44 If MASON CITY GLOM-GAZBCTB YOUNGSTEtS ENJOY ICE Wester--The Lions club, sponsor of the ice pond this winter, ' has .flooded an open area west of the Frank Kouba, Jr., residence and many youngster* are enjoying the good winter sport. MrsC larks SALAD_DRESSING summary of the experimental evi- 30 EAST STATE STREET-- ACROSS FROM SEARS, ROEBUCK 19-lb. Bag Diamond's Best Vitamin Enriched Flour. $1.98 I TO OPEN DRAIN PIPES 4 LB. PACKAGE Farina. .25c NEAR-GALLON JUG Dills.... 69c FRENCH'S . JAR Mustard.. 9c CAN Drain-X..15c 5 REGULAR BARS SWAN . . . 2 9 c STRICTLY FRESH DOZ. 32c Corn Country BUTTER Ib. 44c Diamond's Best CAKE FLOUR, Box 19c 49-lb. Bag Reputation Vitamin Enriched'"' . Floor. $1.85 PKG. CHEF-BOY-AR-DEE Spaghetti Dinner . 32c ATWOOD , LB. JAR Coffee .. 31c Rider's Tomato 5 Cans FANCY, IN HEAVY SYRUP PEACHES, 2 No. 2/ 2 Cans . 27 POINTS PER CAN Paper Shell Pecans Pound 29c 2 PACKAGES MINUTE Gelatine. 22c DIAMOND'S BEST Baking Soda, box . . 5c QT"; BOTTLE FLOOR WAX Aero wax. 39c 3Â«A LB. REPUTATION Pancake FLOUR . 19c Soap.... 25c 4 POINTS PER CAN SUGAR 5 Pound Pkg. Â· Granulated 30c MOCA BEAN LB. Coffee.. 21c GRAPEFRUIT 46-Oz. Can Juice . . . 30c BRILLIANT LB. Coffee.. 21c 4 BAR DEAL FAIRY Soap....20c DURKEE'S \ LB. Oleo.... 27c 6 POINTS PER LB.' 1 Lb. Jar Peach and Cherry 1 Preserves 26c Early June 3 No. 2 Cans Peas.... J3c Staley's Golden 5 Lb. Jar Syrup... 3 Jc -JUMBO RIPE. PINT CAN Olives... 29c ajKd in forestry work. Â·rotivin-Clare CONCENTRATED Â·CLEANER Periex. 2 Boxes GRAPE-NUTS.. , BOX 23c 27c Pineapple Juice 3 12-Oz. Cans 9 POINTS PER CAN 2 Tall Cans Extra Fancy Pork and Beans 23c - . 14 POINTS 2 LB. BAG ARCADY Dog Food. 25c GERBER'S PURE OLIVE OIL, Bottle . . . $249 I SWANSDOWN Family Flour, 49 Ibs. $2.39 I SALAD DRESSING . PK 15c I ence Frana of the navy arrived home Friday for a short leave. Â· Alexander-- Roberta Smith of Des Moines, and Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Little of Scott 'Field, III., are visitors at the C.: D. Smith home. Mr. Little is with the army a i r corps. - Â· Â· - Â· Â· . ' Cresco -- S. Sgt. Joe E. Burgess of the army air corps, stationed at the Campbell army .air field, Ky., visited at the, home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hay Burgess at Cresco. . ' North wood -- Miss Lenore Anderson has gone to Minneapolis where she will begin training in the nurse' cadet corps at-the University of Minnesota. te Roy, Minn.-- Lt. Selma Orke, with the WAVES, stationed in Minneapolis, visited her mother and sister and brother. Hurt-- Lt. Robert Gray, who just graduated from aviation school at Freeman Field, Seymour, Ind., arrived Monday to spend a furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Gray. Kanawha-- Lt. Wilbur Stevenson is visiting his wife and son at the home of her parents, Mr, and Mrs. Harlie Muhm. Wilbur was graduated from the B lackland army air field at Waco, Tex;, oh Jan. 7. His wife arid son will return to Texas with him at the conclusion of his furlough. Carpenter-- Mrs. Eugene Nicholson and mother, Mrs. J. W. Gambell, Forest City, were weekend guests at the Fred Nicholson home. Armstrong -- Miss Genevieve Thackery of Elgin, 111., is visiting at the home of her mother. Mr*. Viva Thackery. NO POINTS 5 LB. BAG Corameal 21c 27c 2 Large Boxes Post BRAN FLAKES 17c 'S 1 Large Boxes Grape Nuts Flakes.. 2?c DIAMOND'S BEST Coffee.. LB. 1 LB. BAKING POWDER Calmet. l?c KITCHEN 4 CANS Klenzer.. 23c 3 .PACKAGES REPUTATION BRAND CHICKEN FEED IN 100-LB. BAGS ' Scratch Grains-$2.85 Egg Mash _ $3.45 Sweet Milk CHOCOLATE, Ib.. 45c Macaroni lOc 'SLICED SWEET PINT JAR Pickles.. 15c HERSHEY'S %-Lb. Can Cocoa... lOc lie 25c Large Box Fluftex PUDDING MIX.. Baking CHOCOLATE, Bar. Beef Steak Sauce, Barbecue Sauce, Hat Sauce, Pickled Peppers, 4 Aj, Botrie . . . . . . . . 1U Burry's Cocktail BOX Crackers. 25c Gold Medal Whole Kernel 2'No. 2 Cans- Corn....25c 13 POINTS PER CAN Lpx Flakes Rinso, large box 23c Small box .,,.._,,,,_. lOc MIRACLE WHIP, Pint . , . ; . . FANCY Â·' / RICE, 3 pounds Pink Salmon .._ VAN CAMP'S COMPLETE DINNER A 9fÂ»l fÂ»r f fir nty t mnl 2 Packages Tenderoni, 1 Jar Chili Con' Carne., 45c GRAHAM CRACKERS 30c _. 25c Red Salmon ........ _...... 40c CORTEZ Tana CAN Â· 28 8 POINTS Toilet Soap 21c Lifebvoy, Lux, 3 Bars Morton's Table 10 Lb. Bag Salt. ...19c FANCY SMALL SWEET 2 CANS Peas....25c 18 POINTS PER CAN PILCHARDS lie 2 ci. :..:;.; joe Heinz KETCHUP... .Z4c Hefnx CHILI SAUCE.. 30c Heine BAKED BEANS 1Â«c SARDINES in Tomato Sauce., POPCORN Pounds 25c APPLES Jonathans, 3 Ibs. . 33c Delicious, 3 Ibs. . . 33c 42c . $2.75 IDAHO RUSSETS, Peck : . . , . . , IOO-H. BM : SWEET'AND JUICY . FLOR1A OR TEXAS ORANGES Per Dozen 48c California Oranges 4 Ibs. _._.__:_. 39c MARSH SEEDLESS Grapefndt 12 h , ,.4c HEAD LETTUCE, each..... lie Cranberries Foul.. 3 25c RUTABAGAS, 5 PoÂ«n*...... WISCONSIN CABBAGE, 4 UM. . I9f.