The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 17, 1944 · Page 7
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January 17, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

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r, J«L IT, 1M4 7 JN cm GLOBE-GAZETTE . -^ - BUYS FOOL HALL (le Grove -- The pool hall iiipment, in the Beer building, has been purchased by William W. Willson of Harcourt, who expects to open up for business soon. The place was operated-for several months by Francis Scholt o£ Pocahontas, but hat been closed for several years. · ' ECONOMIST EESIGNS Ewneisburc--Mrs. G. M. Pratt, Palo Alto county horrie economist since 1936, has resigned, effective Feb. 1, No successor has been named, but it is expected that the vacancy will be filled soon. POLITICAL' ADVUTUEXENT POLITICAL ADVEETUEMENT POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT YOU voll iFRIDAY - JANUARY proven economy, right* kind of city VOTE - BUT VOTE FOR THE PRESERVATION IN NEW GUINEA--Cpl. Harry F. Hockenson, son of Air. and Mrs. H. O. Hockenson, 433 '1st N. E-, is now stationed somewhere in New Guinea, according to word received here. He writes that he sees plenty of "dog fighting" overhead but stays plenty close to his fox hole. Sgt. Hockenson is with the signal corps and took his training at Camp Crowder, Mo., before going overseas in April. His wife and son live at 828'/j 6th S. W. ---V---The U. S. army owns and op crates its own network o£ 55 radi broadcasting stations in England KHAKI AND BLUE What They 'Are Doing "hey I ling I * * * * * * * f if- * * * * * * GETS A E R I A L G U N N E R WINGS--Cpl. Donald F. Holm, quist, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Holmquist, 722 Harrison N. W., has received the wines of an aerial gunner- at Tyndall field, Fla. He is now spending a 13 day furlough with his wife and parents and will go to Columbia. S. Car., for further training:. ' QUENTIN L. JOHNSON --Cook 1/c CLAIR JOHNSON . --Staff Set. he'sdoinq- IN THE PRODUCTION DRIVE- IN THE 4TM WAR LOAN DRIVE He's beating his quota to beat the Axis! Display Your Colors Every patriotic borne in America will want to display this' emblem: Paste it on your front door or on a window to show (hat you bare done your (xut in the 4th War f *^n. H E IS an American wbrkcr. And he is proud of the part he is playing to beat his quota in the Production Drive. He is proud, too, of the part he is playing to help his plant beat its quota in the 4th War Loan Drive. For he is making more money today than he ever has, and.he realizes that part of those extra wartime earnings MUST, in all decency, go to back up our boys at the battlefronts. That's why every worker who Is purchasing War Bonds regularly on the payroll plan is asked to increase the amount daring this drive: .You are asked to invest in extra War Bonds --to do your part to help your plant meet its quota. Every American is being asked, daring 'this 4th War Loan Drive, to invest in extra Bonds. Buy at least one extra $100 Series E War Bond. That will cost you $75. and you get back at maturity $100, or $4 for every $3 you have invested. Invest more if you possibly can--$200, $300, $400--invest to the very limit of your ability. , Build Your Future with the World's Safest Investment All over the country men and women look to the future with confidence. They are the ones who have put part of their extra wartime earnings into the world's safest investment--U. S. Government War Bonds; What abont jo*? Are you letting the dollars slip through your fingers--dollars that should be put safely in War Bonds? - ThereareWarBondstofityonrneeds;:: Bonds which are backed up by the strongest "conjpaoy" in the world. Build that horn eyou have al waysdreame d about. Send your child to college. Buy the -wonderful things that are coming after the war. YOU CAN DO IT WITH WAR BOND SAVINGS. BACK THE ATTACK! [ BUY 1 WAR BONDS FIRST! HUGHES Feminine Apparel 3 SOUTH FEDERAL BUY WAR BONDS FIRST! DONALD L. JOHNSON ' --Seaman 1/c TWO IN NAVY, ONE IN ARMY---Mr. and Mrs..C. C. Johnson, 934 llth N. E., have 3 sons in the service, 2 of them overseas. Donald, 'seaman 1/c, is a gunner on a destroyer and was in the Mediterranean area the last time he was heard from. He took part in the invasion of Sicily and Italy and recently received a meritorious award. Seaman Johnson has made several trips to Africa and Russia on convoy duty and took part in the battle north of Norway in July, 1942. A 2nd son, Quentin, cook 1/c, is somewhere in the south Pacific. A recent letter from him written from Australia stated that he had been badly. burned about the face, arms and'"hands and had had several stitches taken on 'his face. He was at the Caveta naval base at Manila when the Japs came in. He was last in the states in August, 3 years ago. Staff Sgt. Glair Johnson .is in the army air corps stationed at Galveston, Tex. He entered the service in,Feb., 1942. / ' _v_ --v-- --v-Homer Radcliffe, Coxswain, Home After 7 Years Service a ARRIVES IN HAWAII--Mrs. William Newman, ST., 1409 Madison N. W.. has had word that her husband had arrived in Hawaii just before Christmas. Before leaving the states Cpl. Newman had finished an intelligence course at New River, N. Car. Cpl. Newman is a marine and has been in the service almost 2 years. Had Not Written Mother of Leave but Telegram for Him Gave It Away It was a happy Christmas for the Eadcliffe family here when Homer Radcliffc, coxswain, came home for the first time during his 7 years ol service in the U. S. navy. And it was especially fortunate that i his brother, Pvt. George W. Radcliffe, in the medical corps at Fort Bliss, Tex., was having a furlough at the same time. A telegram addressed to Coxswain Radcliffe and getting % here before he arrived, was the first indication his mother, Mrs. Maude Radclitfe, 1516 Hampshire N. E., had of his coming. The telegram was from, headquarters telling Radcliffe that his leave had been extended. Coxswain Radcliffe has participated in 5 major battles and holds several ribbons. He was on the Solomon islands for 18 months. At tHo time o£ Pearl Harbor, he was stationed at Long Beach, Cal., but was sent to Hawaii a few days later. Radcliffe left Dec. 27 to report fo San Francisco following a 3D day leave here. On Jan. 15, said Mrs. Radcl^ffe, it was exactly 7 years since he joined the navy. Besides his mother, he also visited with a brother and sister who live here. --V-- HOMER RADCLIFFE --Coxswain ' IN HAWAII AFTER GILBERTS --Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Fockler, 24 Oak drive, have had word from their son, Set. Clorus Fockler,' that he has been sent) to Hawaii for a period of rest following active duty in the battle of the Gilberts. When Ss«- Fockler first went overseas. last July, he landed at Kiska later EoiiiK to Hawaii and from there to the Gilberts. "We first die a 4-foot fox hole," Sgt. Fockler had written about the Gilberts, "crawl in, sleep in it and when it rains we wake up and pretend it isn't raining and sleep again-when we sleep." He had sent home some Jap coins, notebooks and similar trinkets. Jerry Fockler, another son of the Focklers, is attending the army specialized training pro gran at the University of Nebraska. Lincoln. He was graduated from the high scluwl here last spring and entered the service in July. --V-Whereabouts Carold C. Baker, seaman 2nd class, who returned to Farrugut, Idaho, following a 15 day leave here, has been transferred to Indianapolis, Ind., where he will en- ler a U. S. naval training radio school, according to word received from his. parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Baker, 619 6th Court S. E. Morris Macer, seaman 1/c, stationed at the Great Lakes naval training station, has received a certificate for being outstanding honor man at Camp Robert Smalls there, according to word received from his mother, Mrs. Ruby Macer, 817 Polk, S. W. Seaman Macer entered the service in June, 1943. He was here on leave in September. Aviation Cadet William L. Euslon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard L. Easton, 209 9th N. W., has completed his basic flying training at the Pecos army air field, Pecos, ' " - ' " ' " . - t " ' HOME FROM S. W. PACIFIC --Earl Warren Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. John G. Brown, route !i, shipfitter 3/c, is home on a 15 day leave from the west coast. He has been in the /southwest Pacific for the past 13 months. Brawn entered the service on Avenger's day, June 1, 1942. on City high school and a former^ tudent of the junior college. ; Robert J. Dyer, son of Mr. and VTrs. J. W. Dyer, 307 1st S. W., vho has been at Camp Dodge, s to report this week to the army air forces basic training center, efferson Bar-nicks, Mo., to begin lis training there. With him is 3onald F. Rowe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Rowe, route 1, also vith the air lorce. Ernest Link, seaman 2/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Link, 902 Fill- norc N. W.; is home on a IS clay euve from Farvagvit. Idaho, where ho has just finished his boot train- j. Seaman Link will return to ETarragut. for special training. He entered service in the navy last November. COLDS EVERYWHERE If this spreading wave of colds sweeps your vray and gets you with muscular aches, coughing, and natal congestion --try Pen etrp, modern medication in a base containing old-fashioned mutton ·uet like grandma used. Penetro works two ways at once to relieve these miseries: (1) outside, by counter-irritation, (2) inside, by vaporizing. Clean, white and stainless. So pleasant to use, 25c. Double supply 35c. GetPenetro. . Tex., and will now go into advanced training at that field. Cadet Easton is a'graduate of Ma- DIAMONDS 12 EAST STATE We Garantee . . . TO FIT YOUR TRUSS and stay right here to make good! TRUSSES Expertly Fitted What good to you is an "expert" truss fitter a, hundred miles away? Oar trained and specialized service . . . backed up by our guarantee to adjust your truss to your entire satisfaction , . . stays right here on the job year in and year out. That's the kind of guaranteed service yon want. USE OUR EXPERT FITTING SERVICE. PRIVATE FITTING ROOM

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