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January 18, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

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Tuesday, Jan. It, 194* 3 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZCTTE Rationing Calendar fi*w v»U4: Brown meat stamps R. S, T, U, Book 3. Green stamps D. E, F. G, H, J, Book 4. Sugar stamp No. 30, Book 4, good for 5 pounds; Shoes, stamp 18, Jxwk 1, and Airplane stamp 1. Book 3, good indefinitely; Gasoline 9-A coupons good lor 3 gallons; B and C (issued prior to Dec. 1) good for 2 gaV each; B2 and C2 (issued alter Dec. 1) good for 5 gal. each. Fuel oil, new season's period 2, 3 coupons good for 10 gal. each. Jan.'^l: Green stamps D. E, F expire. Jan; 2): Gasoline 9-A coupons expire. Jan. 22: Gasoline A coupon. No. 10 valid. Jan. 23: Brown meat stamp V valid. J«n. 25: Fuel oil period 2 coupons expire. Jan. 20: Brown meat stamps R, S, T, U expire. Jan. 30: Brown meat stamp W valid. Feb. 7: Fuel oil period 2 coupons expire. Feb. 8: Fuel oil period 4 coupons valid. Feb. 20: Green stamps G, H. J expire. Feb. 2*i; Brown meat stamps V, W expire. Feb. 28: Fourth inspection period. Class B ration expires; Fifth inspection pe- road. Class d ration or bulk coupons March 13: Fuel oil period 3 coupons expire. .March 21: Gasoline A coupon, No. 10 expires. March 31: Sugar coupon No. 30 expires. March 31: Third inspection period, Class A ration expires. Commercial vehicles: Every 6 months or every 5,000 miles, whichever occurs sooner. Certificates no longer needed for recapping tires Late applicants for war ration Book 4: Apply in person at your local board and present Book 3. Poor Time for Criticizing War, Says Rilea Doe (POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT) (POLITICAL AUVEBTISliMENT) {POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT) Mason City Calendar Jan. 18--Start of 4th War Loan Drive. Jan. J8--Annual meeting Association for . Preservation of Clear Lafee, Y. M. C. A., 8 p. m. Jan. SC--Annual meeting of Winnebago council of Boy Scouts at Hotel Hanford. J»n. 21--Special election on abandonment of city manager form of government fn Mason City. '\ Jan. 24--Annual meeting of Y. W. C. A.. |' Jan. 25--Annual meeting of Mason City branch. Lutheran Welfare society, at Y. M. C. A, at 6:30 p. m. Movie Menu "What a Woman" starts Thursday. PALACE --"AtrliL dinner" and "The Heat's On" end Tuesday. "The Crime | Doctor's Strangest Case" and "Coastal 1 Command" start Wednesday. STRAND--"The Big: Street" and "Lucky Lejs" end Wednesday. S T A T E--"Nightmare" and "Cinderella SwJnt* It" end Wednesday. ' LAKE--"In Old Chicago" and "The Cilj- That Stopped Hitler" end Thursday. HERE IN MASON CITY Buy your J. R. Watkins Products at 404 6th S. E. Mrs. Mae Ford. 4379 Firemen were called to the H. J. I Kassell home, 316 Vermont S. E., at 7:51 p. m., when hot ashes in wood baskets caused a fire. Wallpaper Specials 25c a. bundle and up. Boomhower Hardware. Fred B. Dralle, seaman 1/c, has returned to his home in Lament, after spending a week in Mason City visiting friends. He will spend the remainder of his 30 day leave with his mother and relatives at Lament and with his sister at Charles City. Pvt. Albert E. Polacek, son of . Mr. and ,Mrs. Sam Polacek, 210 Sixth S. W., is home on a 12 day . iurlough. Pvt. Polacek is in the motor transport company and is I stationed at Camp Kohler, Sacra;_ menlo, Cal. Birth certificates have been filed for Jay .Richard, son o£ Mr. and Mrs. Aliaert Joseph Funk, 223 Hampshire N. E., born Dec. IB; PhyL Jay, son of Mr. · and Mrs. Henry Dirck DeWolf, 912 Madison i N. W., born Dec. 21; and Lynette [ Sue, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Leland Garlock, 327 llth ! N, E., born Dec. 23. MATERIALS AND PRODUCTION ARE ON ALLIED SIDE Rotarians Hear Dollar Cost Staggering, But Cheap for End Gained "Do we have what it takes to win this war?" Rilea W. Doe of Oakland, Cal., vice chairman of the committee on "relief to war affected Rotarians, told Rotarians of Mason City Monday noon at the Hotel Hanford that the average American has what it takes, but added that it is "very poor timing to be criticizing things of which we know nothing." 'Total \rtclory in the shortest possible time regardless of the dollar value is what we want," said Mr. Doe. "Do we have what it takes to pay the price for liberty or democracy, or whatever you want to call our way of living? I say we do!" "Doubters and wallers who are pointing their fingers, either from ignorance or from deliberate intent, are sabotaging our needed unity of thought and faith in our objectives. They are doing a lot to tear down the thing called national morale, which is hard to build, but easy to destroy," said Mr. Doe. "We have the materials, the productive capacity and the determined man-power to do the job, so I invite you to join our team of 130,000,000 All Americans in this rocking, socking game of vindication. "The experts say that this is a war of materials and productive capacity--not just a conflict of armed forces. There will be many lives lost but the cost of each fatality is staggering. "In the time of Julius Caesar it cost 75 cents to kill a man; during the 30 years war in the 17th century, $50; during the Civil war, 85,000; during World War I, $25,000; and in the present war S125.000. "The immensity of the figure Vawter Is Flight Instructor at Beacon Airways, LeMars Gives Navy Cadets Bi-Plane Training; Has 1,200 Hours Flying Among the Mason Cityans who are serving as civilian flying instructors, "the heroes without medals," as they have been termed, is Wayne F. Vawter, formerly of 916 Jackson N. W., at present employed as a flight instructor at Beacon Airways, Western Union college airport, Le Mars. Mr. Vawter started his flying career June 1939 at the Midway airport; -Mason City, with Max E. Bruns as his instructor. He has flown over 1200 hours and has been instructing at Le Mars since Oct. 5, 1942. He enlisted in the army air corps reserve April 1, 1942, and is now giving flight instruction to navy cadets in navy NSN's, svhich is an advanced navy training bi-plane. He was appointed assistant chief flight instructor July 11, 1943. Mr. Vawter was formerly employed by the General Mills Incorporated, South Federal avenue, Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Vawter now reside at Le Mars. WAYNE F. VAWTER --Teaches Navy Cadets North Iowa Officers Are Given Promotion Washington, (/P)--The temporary promotion of 11 Iowa officers was announced Tuesday by the war department. Promoted from 2nd to 1st lieutenant were Kenneth H. Hanna, Forest City and Frank T. Pickart, New Hampton. INJURED IMPROVE Algona -- Billy Sparks, Ervin Forbes and Eldon Hovey, patients at the Kossuth hospital following a truck accident Sunday evening which cost the life of Betty Sparks, are all getting along satisfactorily. 1 FRANK J. ENBUSK Audits - Systems - Tax Sen-Ice TAX ATTORNEY CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT First NafI Bank Bldg. Phone 93 should convince us that the present war is too expensive to be quibbling about military maneuvers or military leadership. If we lose only money and not something far more precious, so far as I am concerned, the dollar cost will be cheap." Mr. Roe briefly sketched the progress of the United States in the war to the present day when it is producing a fighting plane every 10 minutes, a 10,000 ton tanker every 10 days, a fighting ship every- 36 hours. "Let's give back the army to the generals, and the navy to the admirals and apply our talents to our own business and lay off the things we know nothing about. . . . Those boys out there are helpless without your toil and sweat and confidence. "Let's quit complaining about trivial things. Let us at home deliver the same measure of unselfish service that we expect of those at the front. Don't be too busy to work on the bond drive or the salvage drives. Let's all double our efforts. We dare not say, I'm too tired, loo busy or too shorthanded. The boys in uniform have to perform anyway, no matter how tired they are. Can we do less?" 'Mr. Roe was introduced to the group by Lee P. Loomis, program chairman for the month. Ward R. Hamilton presided in the absence of Father C. Burnett Whitehead, president of the club. Junior Rotarians Leo Sweeney and Jack Spokec gave their reports at the close of their period o£ meeting with the group, the boys giving their hearty approval of the club in all respects. Guests of the club included Rotarians A. L. Brown, Algona; Ole Carlson. Humboldt; Aaron Bowman, Clarion; Ross Huntzeger, Hampton; I. W. Hillstrom and W. Earl Hall, the guests of L, P. Loomis; Sterling Prusia, the guest of L. G. Hawkins; Howard Brown, Charles City, A. L. Hagen, Osage, Fred Clark, Ames, Paul Payne, Cresco, L. G. Albough, Ames, Paul Borglinor, Allison, Paul Henderson, Garner. Clark Meacham, Thompson, and William St. Clair, Northwood, the guests of Marion E. Olson; Herman Knudson, Leo Davey and Walter Sharp, guests of Charles E. Strickland; and Fred H. Kellogg guest of Earl Smith. Has Your Will Changed / with the Times? How long has it been since you last looke'd at your Will? How does it "stack up" under bewildering new conditions? Have you checked it from a tax standpoint lately? You should review your Wii! without further delay. UNITED HOME BANK Memfcw Federal System TRUST CO. Member Federal Discount Insnranee Corporation OWNED AND OPERATED BY YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS TO ADDRESS COUNCIL -- M. C. Coughlon, assistant county attorney, will speak on "Youth Problems" at the regular meeting of the Council of Social Affciicics at the Cerro Gordo hotel Wednesday noon. This program is in charge of the education division of the council and continues a discussion started at the last meeting when Mrs. Curtis Friesner of 'the high school faculty spoke. Bill Tate Talks on Sportsmanship to Monroe High Y Club Bill Tate talked on "Sportsmanship in Athletics and in Everyday Life" at the Monroe Junior High Y club Monday afternoon and brought out 3 important points that should be applied by every sportsman--determination, will to win and courtesy to the opponent. The boys enjoyed this program more than any presented this year. Tate told the boys to carry their sportsmanship into their school work and everyday life. "If your studies are hard, get some determination and work harder at the ones you have trouble with than any others," said Tate. Monroe Junior High Y club meets each Monday at 1 p. m. and is under the supervision of P. 0. Brunsvold and Dave Tripp. NOTICE The Globe-Gazette again reminds all publicists interested in the election Friday at which the people of Mason City will vote on whether or not they wish to return to the aldermanic form of government that Wednesday is the last issue of the Globe-Gazette in which new issues may be raised in any advertisements appearing in the columns of this paper, unless the parties presenting the advertisement are willing that it should be presented to the opposing parties before publication, for possible answer in the same paper. The officers of the Globe-Gazette are the sole judges of whether or not new · controversial elements are involved in any advertisements presented. This long established policy with respect to political advertising is based on a wish to be fair. JUNIOR CHAMBER WEEK OBSERVED IN MASON CITY Services of Young Men's Organization Outlined by President Junior Chambers of Commerce exist to give civic service and to train their members for leadership. The many thousands of members of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, svhich is the only national organization composed exclusively of young men, has pledged itself to building a greater America. This statement was made by Bob Dull, president of the local Junior Chamber of Commerce, on the KGLO Forum Monday evening. This week is being observed nationally as "Junior Chamber of Commerce Week." The high point of the week will be the presentation of a distinguished service award key, at a Founder's day banquet Tuesday night, to the young man of this community, between the ages of 21 and 35, who has given the most outstanding contribution to the community in the past year. Similiar presentation are being made by Junior Chambers of Commerce throughout the nation. Mr. Dull jointed out that the Mason City Junior Chamber was organized and chartered in 1930. The presidents during this period have been: George Wolf, Charles Cornwell, Bob Finlayson, Dr. Don FiizGerald, Leo Sweesy, Bob Stoyles, Fred Wagner, Jay Tubbesing, Don Wicder, Dr. Harold Morgan, Paul McAuley, Allen Patton, Eddie Jones and Roger Lyons. "The member of the Junior Chamber, representing e v e r y walk of life, have joined together to build a greater community, state and nation. Though often considered a business organization, it is more than that. It is primarily devoted to th^ community itself; regardless of whether civic improvement is the result of projects emphasizing business, public health, safety, or the prosecution of the war effort to its fullest efficiency," Mr. Dull said. Stating that time did not permit him to review the entire activity of the local organization, Mr. Dull did point out that it has been instrumental in promoting scrap metal and rubber salvage drives, as well as collecting over 200 old radios for the army air force technical school at Sioux Falls, S. Dak. "We have always assisted in arranging the Navy day parade and also the annual Band Festival parade, which we hope will be contined again after the war," the local president declared. He also pointed out that the local group sponsored the first mass enlistment of WAVES and SPARS in the United States, which was held on March 19, 1943. Each year the organization plays host at one of its dinners to the young farmers of this com- Imunity in an effort to understand their problems and become better acquainted. It was pointed out that the Junior Chamber has 99 members in the service and Christmas cards were sent to each one by the service men's welfare committee, directed by Bob Cahalan. "Here is an organization of young men with with a common desire to succeed in their respective fields and in their efforts to effect greater contributions to the community and national welfare. Ideas and programs tried in one community are offered as helpful suggestions and exchanged to the mutual benefit of every member of the community," Mr. Dull said. Shown above is Lawrence Szymeczek in his grocery store at 940 North Tyler avenue. He is the father of the 3 boys, pictured below, who are in the service. CERTAINLY I am Voting o Friday -- the 21st and here's why -- TEACHER RESIGNS Goodell--Clara Smith resigned her position as 7lh and 8th grade teacher in Klemme and on Tuesday finished the semester's work. The faculty and pupils honored her with parties. She will care for her mother, Mrs. Lewis Johnson. GEORGE SZYMECZEK Machinist's Mate 2nd Class. Stationed at Corpus Christi, Tex. JOHN 1. SZYMECZEK Sergeant -- Instructor in Armored Force. Stationed at Camp Campbell, Ky. JOE SZYMECZEK S e r e e a n t -- \Vilh F i g h t er Squadron. Stationed somewhere in England. George B. Selden patented the first automobile PAL RAZOR BLADES and Shaving Supplies BOOMHOWER HARDWARE BOARD APPEAL AGENT--The naming of Rob Roy Ccrncy as Kovcrnmcnt appeal asrent for draft board No. 1 of Cerro Gordo county was announced Tuesday by Harry Ditch, board chairman. Mr. Ccrncy takes the place of Lester Dibble, who resifrned upon soinff to a Kovcrnmcnt position in Washington. The board chairman also announced that A. J. Fcrlcy had been named chief clerk to lake the place of Max Clausen, who left on a 3 months leave. Mr. Clausen has been chief clerk for 3 years. Phone 350 Headquarters Foresters Bldg. 2nd Floor wm Why should our boys come home to a DIFFERENT TYPE of government than when they left--for Uncle Sam's service? SO THAT'S WHY I AM VOTING NO - FRIDAY - THE 21st VOTE NO-WHILE THE BOYS ARE AWAY! For the City Manager Form of Government Committee for the Preservation of City Manager Form of Government

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