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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 18, 1944
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f*\^ 1 f***- /! 1_ /"· '*.*. Charles City (jlobe-viazette LEGION LEASES 20-ROOM HOUSE Takes Over Former Home of Mrs. Hausberg Charles City--Marshall A. Shannon American Legion Post, No. 174, hopes to have its new home at 900 West Fergusa* street, ready 'for occupancy by Feb. l.'The building committee of the post has 'signed a 2-year,rental lease with Carlisle Ellis, himself a Legionnaire, taking over the spacious former 20-room Theresa Hausberg home, which is being remodeled suitable to the Legion's use. The Hausberg home was bought by Mr. Ellis at an administrators court sale, following the death of Mrs. Hausberg at the age of 101 years The large structure also cpn- , tains a basement..'Mr. Ellis had intended to remodel the large edifice into an apartment house when priorities permit, but gave the Legion an opportunity to lease it. The building is o£ brick. The entire east of the 2 downstairs rooms and one upstairs, will be given over to Boy Scout troop No. 71, which is'sponsored by the - post, and the scoutmaster has requested that · the-decorative motif be left to the troop. A trip was made to Nashua to look over the Scout cabin there in^order to get ideas how to carry out the decorations of the "space allotted to them, ^he formal garden in the back yard, will be used by the troop as .a recreation ground. The middle section of the" large building which was .formerly the dining room will be given over to the junior auxiliary girls and other · patriotic'organizations which an - now using 'the Legion hall at tti city hall, such as Navy Mothers and. other patriotic organization that may wish to use the quarters In this section the old pantry wil be converted into a ladies' res room, and the old library into a kitchen. ; The main structure is to be th meeting place of- the Legion am Auxiliary. Two large rooms and : hallway being tied, together, th larger room having a large dor merjvindow and immense back porch. The smaller of 2 downstair rooms is to be a lounge and read ing room, has a large fireplace large book shelves on each sidi of the fireplace, the width of the room. ' The upstairs is to be convertec into a recreational center, a placi for Legion stag parties, card room pool tables, 3 large'Bedrooms being thrown together, also containing a men's, toilet. There is stil room upstairs which could be usec by a caretaker, which is yet un. .assigned. The attic covers the en- re structure and has capabilities f being turned into one of the est dance flors in Charles City. The front of the building is uvrounded by landscaping, some vergreens having been set out y Mr. Ellis since he purchased lie building. The shrubbery which /as in the yard prior to the' pur- hase, and several- trees in the ard, -mostly hard maple, and the mmense front porch which covers most of the front of the building, ives the large structure a setting f depth and size. The. building, is located'in the eographical center of the city, 2 locks west of the high school and ust across on the southeast corer from the Manual Arts and Central school building.* Workmen n tearing out'some of the parti- ions found that the structure was uilt with square nails which vere used many years ago when ilanks were £ull 14 inches wide and full 2 inches thick. There-are front and 4 rear entrances and 3 lights of stairs ta the large build- ng. The original deep green carpeting used by Mrs. Hausberg vill be retained by the Legion in he reading room and lounge. The adies of the Auxiliary feel that :he old and decorative chandeliers are entirely in -harmony with the lome-like atmosphere ol the en- ire structure. · ·'lay Horseshoe Game in Middle of January ' Charles City--Louis Sturm and Cdson Brown Monday reported aat they playjed a game of hoi-se- tioes outdoors, Friday, the first me they have ever been able to oss horseshoes in the middle of anuary during^ the nearly 10 ears they'have been playing to- ether. . ' " CpI.\L Martin Injured in Bougainville Clash . Charles City--Mrs. Luther Martin received word from her Husband, Cpl. Luther Martin, that he was wounded at Bougainville when a piece of shrapnel struck him between the eyes. There were no particulars .other than he woult be out of action for a time. BERESFORD SPEAKS Charles City--A meeting fo: cattle- feeders and others inter ested in livestock problems was t be held in the courthouse Tues day 'evening, at 8 o'clock. Bex Beresford, well known authority on livestock problems and member of the extension servic of Iowa 'State college was to hav charge. He was to discuss the cat tie feeding outlook and variou problems of feeding and manage ment. ATTEND DOUBLE WEDDING Charles City -- Mr. and Mrs William Quade and Mr. and Mrs Clarence Brude, and Gloria, at tehded the double wedding o Helen Ha user to Paul Stille and El don Hauser to Evelyn Ascher a Pleasant Hill near Charles City Sunday evening. Both Helen anc Eldon are the children of Mr. anc Mrs. Frjed Hauser. .The wedding took place in the church, followet by a reception in the church parlors. There were about 15ft guests Your Neighbors . in the ChoTrles City Briefs RobertiLJghtbody left last week or Los Angeles, Cal:, where he vill work for Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. He has been released rom the army to go back to work n the aircraft industry and is now n the enlisted reserve corps. Mrs. Robert Burgraff surprised ler parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. I± Irenton, by arriving here from Fan-field, Cal., Saturday for 'a ; month's visit. She has been with her husband, Capt. Robert Bur- ^raff, who is.the official adjutant at the Fairfield Suisun air base. A marriage license was "issued Saturday by District Court*Clerk V. Leigh to Edward J. Nauman, 20, and Helene' M. Gerdes, 24, both of Charles City. Charles Scott, an ,ad setter for the Daily Press for the past 8 years, left Sunday for Williamsburg, where he has accepted employment with a newspaper and expects to acquire an interest in the. business. Mrs. Scott and daughter, Virginia, will remain In Charles City until the end of the school year when they'will join Mr. Scott at Wililamsburg. * Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Pudil are the parents oC a daughter born Monday at the Cedar Valley hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Arndt are the parents of a daughter born Saturday at the hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Dean Maxson are the parents of a son born Saturday at the hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Paulus of Hockford, are the parents of a son born Saturday at the hospital. Mrs. Floyd Clark, a former resident of Charles City, is a guest at the home of Mrs. Margaret Hausberg. Mrs. Clark came" from Milwaukee, Wis., where she visited her daughter, Mrs. William B. Vilter. M: G. Smith, Sr., has gone to Philadelphia, Pa., to visit his son, Lt. Chandler Smith, and family. His wife has been there since before Cnristmas. Mrs. Paul Braverman is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Oskel Basuk on her way to her home in New York, after visiting her husband, Cpl. Paul Braverman, in California. KHAKI AND BLUE Tech. Sgt. Lyle A. Norquist , Wounded in Action Overseas Parents Receive Word He Is in Hospital Somewhere in England What They Are Doing g Tuesday, Jan. is,] MASON CITY GLOBE-GA RETUENS FOR SEA DtJTY-- x Paul John Clausen,, petty officer 3/c. has returned to .New York City to- report for sea duty following a 5 day leave spent here visiting his wife at "JOV/2 Pennsylvania S. W., and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Clausen, 142 llth S.. W. --V-- : . INFANT BURIED Manly--Graveside services were held for Mary Pauline, Infant daughter' of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Optman Thursday .with the Rev. C. A. Eerring.officiating. NEW SHIPMENT OF WANTED YARNS When you do your own knitting you do your port to alleviate the shortage of knit goods. Then put your savings in War Bonds to Back the Attack! The new arrivals in yarns include the following: / Knitting Worsted Angel-Laine ' ' Sweater Yarns , Casa-Laine Stocking Yarns Sweater Floss Angel Zephyr _ , v _ 3 _ . Baby Yarn Germantown Zephyr A fine variety of colors to choose from. -Priced from 45c to 98c each.- STAMPED GOODS Guest Towels,, Kitchen Towels, Bridge Sets, Scarfs, Vanity Sets, Aprons, etc." NEEDLEPOINT Pillows, footstools, chair seats in needlepoint and crewelpoint. Merkel's First Floor INFANTS' WEAR Stamped dresses, kimonos, sacques, bibs, etc. RUGS Make them .with candlewrck cotton or Magic Tuft. You'll enjoy making them and using them. SAVE 1/4, 1/3, Yes 1/2 On COATS-- SUITS DRESSES Hundreds of Garments Marked Down For Clearance TO BE RECLASSIFD2D--Paul James Carey, motor machinist's mate 2/c, has left for Norfolk, Va., for reclasslfication. following a 30 day leave here visit- ins with his wife and daughter, Mrs. Carey and Jo Ann, 917 Georgia N. E.. and with his "parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Carey. 942 8th N. E.; also with Mrs. Carey's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S., A. Bemis, 917 Georgia N. E. Carey has been in the south Pacific for the past 10 months. --V-- TRANSFERRED--Lt. Miles J. Murphy, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Murphy, 316 l«h N. W., has been transferred to Rosecrans field, St. Joseph, Mo., for farther training with the army air transport command. He had been stationed at Brownsville, Tex., with the Braniff air lines since receiving his pilot's wings in June, 1913. --V-- Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Norquist, 643 1st S. W., have received word that their son, Tech. Sgt. Lyle A. Norquist, engineer and.gunner on a B-ll, has been wounded in action and is in a hospital \ somewhere in England. . In a letter written to his parents on- Dec. 29, he had told of being invited with 4 other boys to a rabbit dinner at one of. the oldest inns in that part o£ England. The meal, he had written, was served in courses with cherry wine alter each course.' He said that he had an enjoyable Christmas, that the people over there "had surely put ·hemselves out to make us boys feel at home." Sgt. Norquist had stated that if the people back home could see planes explode in the air they surely would think twice before they walk out on their work. Nor-* quist enlisted in the army in March, 1942, and was graduated from the aerial gunnery school at Wendover, Utah, in February, 1943., --V-Whereabouts Pvt. Robert S.' M o s s , Mason City, stationed at Camp San Luis Obispo, Cal., has been*- awarded trie army's Good Conduct medal for exemplary behavior, efficiency and fidelity while serving in the army, according to word received from headquarters at his camp. Pvt. Moss entered the service in June, 1942. Joe Whalen, seaman 2/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Whalen, ' 412 14th N. E., has returned to Farragut, Idaho,' for further training after spending a 14 day leave here. Seaman Whalen had · just finished his boot training at Farragut. He was a senior in high school when he entered the service in November. \ Pvt. Andrew T. Uossmaii is now stationed at Fort McClellan, Ala.', where he is taking his basic training, according to word received here by his w i f e , Mrs. Viola Hossman. Prior to entering the service, Pvt. Rossman was employed at Swift and company. His wife and 2 children live at 121 6th S. W. . A Gilbert Dushcck, .son of Mr. and Mrs. John Dusheck^ 834 8th N. E., has been promoted to the rank of staff sergeant, somewhere in England where he is now stationed. Staff Sgt. Dusheck is chief records clerk with the personnel department in the army air forces.' Pfc. Dick Cahalan, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Cahalan, 416 6th S. E., has been transferred from Hawaii to somewhere in the south Pacific. Pfc. Cahalan had written his parents that the natives there vreot "awfully good to him," that he was enjoying himself but working hard, from 12 at night to 12 at noon. He wrote that he had been to church on Christmas and the following Sunday and hoped that he could continue to attend. Gordon O. Carman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin "H. Carman, Mason City, has recently been promoted to the grade of private 1/c, word received from headquarters at Washington, Pfc. Carman is now stationed somewhere in the Aleutian area. \ GETS TRANSFER Eagle Grove--Olin Engh, who has been an employee in the local A. P. store for several months, has been appointed manager of the company's store'in Lake City, and assumed his new duties there. He will remove his family to Lake City as soon as a desirable residence is secured. LYLE A. NORQUIST --Tech. Sgt. Buy War Savings Bonds| Stamps from your Glebe-C ·arrier boy. . :. HAS 10 DAY LEAVE--S 1/c and Mrs. Allen Gray are visiting at the home of Seaman Gray's parents, Mr. and Airs. Knute Knutson, 803 4th S. W., and with his sister, Mrs. Don Wright, Mason City, while he is on a 10 day leave from Norfolk, Va. They were married in Washington, p. C., last May. Mrs. Gray is making her first visit, to Iowa. Seaman Gray, formerly with the Mason City Tent, Awning and Canvas company, has been in service a year and a half, having finished his training at ' Great Lakes last February. He was in the Mediterranean campaign. S 1/c Don Wright is« now in England. --V-Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. ' AT MIAMI BEACH--Cpl. Ellsworth Helm, Plymouth, who has been stationed at Miami Beach, Fla., -the past year with the army air corps? was visited by his wife during the holidays, Mrs. Helm is a teacher in the Rock Falls school. .Cpl. Helm has been at Miami Beach since entering the service save for. 2 weeks at Midland, Tex. (Russell photo) --v-- . TRY THE SPECIAL LUNCHEON ONLY 40c ,THE PARK INN CHINESE FOOD We make a wide variety of grand tasting Chinese dishes, including Chicken Chow Mein which you may enjoy here or take aliy quantity, home. THE SODA GRILL ADVANCED--Maurice S.''Johnson, who has been in the navy 3 years this month, has been advanced to water tender 1/c, according to word received from his mother, Mrs. Gertrude Johnson, 2518 Jefferson S. W. Johnson is stationed in the south Pacific on a supply ship. He has also had 15 months of duty on a submarine. Johnson had a furlough in March of last year. LEFT FOR SEA DOTY--Mr. and Mrs. John Pcatcc, Plym- ooiilh, received word that their son, Walter Pcarcc, petty officer 3/c, had left for sea duiy somewhere in the Atlantic. Walter has served in the navy for 3 years and has been stationed at Corpus Christ! and Kingsville, Tex., until a month ago when he went to the navy yards at Philadelphia. Two other sons of the Pearces serve in the army. Sfrt. Alva Pearce has been in the service 4 years and in that time has not been home. He was stationed for over 3 years in Hawaii nad for the'past several months has been in Australia. Sgt. Pcarcc cabled" New Year's greetings to hi} parents. Pvt. Loyal Pearce. a 3rd snn, ts in the coast artillery at Camp Tendfeten, Va. To the People Of ibis Community DREAMS COME TRUE Facts, based on surveys, reveal that 13 per cent of Americans T. am z new auto after the war, 33 per rent hope to build or mairf a down payment on ,OL new borne, 28 per cent plan a travel vacation and 30 per cent look forward to new home furnishings. Howmuchof this grand national dream becomes reality depends largely upc* the individual's War Bond buying today. An extra $500 or an extra 31000 stored up in Extra War Bonds will mean the difference between postwar happiness or frustration for you. Place this current -4th War Loan on an intimate personal basis. What does it mean to you? Naturally your first interest is in the -welfare of your country, and the well-being of someone in uniform. However, you can't escape the fact that Wat Bond; combine your personal self-interest and the interest of the nation. And so it is proper for you to think of the direct benefits which will .come to you because you have been far-sighted and have saved up your -war earnings in War Bonds. You can't afford not to buy Extra War Bonds during the 4th War Loan. THE EDITOR. STUDIES LANGUAGES -- Cpl. Henry Dihlmann has gone to New York university lo study languages in the army specialized training program, according lo word received from his wife. 119 9th N. E. Previous lo that he was stationed with the military police at Williamsport, Pa. Cpl. Dihlmann Is a graduate of the Mason City high school and was editor-in-chief of the 1938 Masonian. He is also a graduate of the junior college here and of Cornell college.. His wife is a teacher at Rockwell. Cpl. Dihlmann is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dihlmann, 228 2nd S. W. (Photo by Free! N o r t h w o o d -- Pvi. H a r o 1 Schmidt, son of Mr.* and Mr Fred Schmidt, arrived salely England, according to a letter re ceived this week Sooth Shore, Cleat Lak DANCING EVERY NIGHT Come--Try Our Delicious Food Steaks - Fried Chicken Home Barbecued Ribs Fried Fish 17 c TILL 6:00 - THEN 21' TUES. - WED. RKO Radio Picture with Barton Maclane na Pa[fetl« · Agnes Moorehud · Sam ievent * Ray CclJj'ns · Marion Martin«Wm. On CO-HIT LUCKY LEGS" Jinx Falkenburg Leslie Brooks IUES. - TVEP. - TUL'l ' Tyroar F»w«r Alice Faye * 0«n A "IN OLD CHICAGO" Actual War Picture "THE CITY THAT' STOPPED HITLER" i^^^HMBl ALSO NEWS T. WED. - S:«0 P. TOPS IN FUN) DANCE TO AL MENKE Featuring Johnny G laser and the Baud' With a Million Friends WED. NITE SCANDINAVIAN ACCORDION BAND FRI. DON ERICKSON SAT. · _ RIDE THE BUS Late Bus \V«d. - Fri. - Sat. - Son.'i n cTILL 6:00 - THEN n* Plus Tix- Chilli. 10c £ J TUES. - WED. Diia Brian n O K l E V V | ID s rnsatio : a s ! B S « I Me 'til 6 Cold River Stages Big Slum for ths USD: Guy Kibbee - Gloria Warre MASON - CITY'S - BEST - TUBA'S -- NOW - PLAYING MICKEY RODNEY GARLAND CIM an - "Rag* ' ftogiond TOMMY DORSEY and Stt OreS IT'S - A - GREAT - SHCHfi STARTS THUR. t?«^w R U S S E L L ·S-ua* A H E R N E WILLARD PARKER «td Aim DINEHART Columbia Picture* END TUES. -- "AERIAL GUNNER," "HEAT'S ON PALACE UNDER A HYPNOTIC SPELL... STARTS WEDNESDAY! ARNER BAXTER j IYW mntKX RKMUD OBMY

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