The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 19, 1944 · Page 3
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 19, 1944
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Jan- 19, 1844 3 %SON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE SOCIAL SECURITY URGED FOR ALL SELF EMPLOYED Board Includes This Group in 8th Annual Report to Congress Social Security protection for farm operators; business and professional men and women, and others of the so-called "self-employed," is urged by the Social Security board in its 8th annual report to congress, according to Wesley K. Wilson, manager of the board's Albert Lea field office, which services Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Hancock, Howard, Mitchell, Win- ncbago and Worth counties in Iowa. Mr. Wilson pointed out that facts concerning the earnings of these Americans indicate they are as sorely in need o£ the benefits of social security as the millions of wage and salary workers now covered. According to Mr. Wilson, the report discloses between 10 and 11.7 j million "self-employed" through- j out the country. About half of Mhese are farm operators,and the ' other . hall are professional and \ small business people. Of particular interest to such groups in the · Albert Lea area, Mr. Wilson said, are these words in the Board's report: "Self-employed persons are often thought of in terms of well- to-do business and professional men whose work is 'independent.' Yet the 10 to 11.7 millions persons excluded from substantially all participation in social insurance by reason of their self-employment represent for the most part oper- ,, ators of small farms and stores, K, repair services, and the like, whose li' returns are small and whose 'independence' is largely illusory. The common notion that 'being in business for oneself guarantees a certain job security is disproved by the statistics on business turnover and mortality, farm foreclosures, and dispossessions. "As a group, the self-employed are older than wage earners and. more likely to have families dependent upon them. Although a few self-employed persons derive very large incomes from their business or profession, before the war the proportions in the various income brackets were about the same as lor persons receiving wages and salaries; since that time, moreover, various wartime controls Have severely affected Half of Kossuth at Bond Quota dressings. The rooms will be LONE ROCK IS AGAIN 1ST OVER Whittemore Over Top on $30,000 Quota Algona -- Fourteen of the 28 ownships in Kossuth county were eported over their quotas at the nd of the first day of the 4th war can drive, Gene Murtagh, Algona, ounty war finance chairman, re- 'ealed Wednesday. Lone Rock (population 170) vas the first town over its quota n the 4th war loan campaign as t was in the 3rd last September, according to the town chairman, Frederick Schultz. Its quota is $10,000. Whittemore, with a quota of $30,000, had subscribed $36,000 Wednesday morning, and A. D. Brogan, the chairman, said he expected to get $10,000 more before he closed up the solicitation. Luverne township was the firsl over the top in the county while Ramsey was reported soon after The county is the largest in the state with 28 instead of the usual 16 townships. sister, Mrs. Bert Caldwell, Rushville, 111.; a half-sister, Mrs. E Wilhelm, and a half-brother, D E. Cox. He was preceded in death by his wife and a son Louis. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the chapel o£ the Odd Fellows -home with the Rev. G. H. Bamford officiating. Burial was in Elmwood cemetery. The McAuley and Son funeral home was in charge. small businesses. "Letters received by the board indicate that many owners of little unincorporated businesses look longingly at the protection which wage earners have under the Social Security act and other social insurance legislation. Often they are contributing under such laws in behalf of their employes while they themselves have no adequate means of making provision for their old age or assuring the support of their families if they should die or become disabled. The report also recommends coverage for domestic servants." One single comprehensive system of social insurance should be established, the board urges, which would cover all workers throughout the country and would provide some income for American families to live on whenever the (breadwinner cannot work and I earn, together with a considerable part of the costs o£ hospital and medical care. Such a single system, it asserts, would result in "much greater simplicity and economy in operation." For employers in every city and town, Mr. Wilson explained, this would mean only one employer report for social security I. purposes, one set of wage records and one local social security office from which information and service on, all social insurance questions could be obtained. MarsKalltown Man Is Sentenced for Murder WAR PRISONERS BUILD CHURCH Neutral Y. M. Delegate Visits German Camp American prisoners 'of war at Slalag 3B, German prison camp southeast of Berlin where the largest number o£ Yanks now held in thst country are interned, are settling down to camp life and a comprehensive program of leisure time activities had been worked out, C. E. Oilman, general secretary of the Mason City Y. M. C. A. stated Tuesday, following receipt of a cabled report from his organization's War Prisoners' Aid headquarters in New York. The American prisoners have themselves constructed a beautifully decorated camp church holding 350 persons, and also have an excellent library containing 6,200 volumes, of which 80 per cent were received from the Y. M. C. A., the report reveals. "One can say that the whole community gathered together to illiam H. Lowderman ies at 1.0.0. F. Home William H. Lowderman, a rosi dent of the I. O. O. F. home fo the last 4 years and a forme Waterloo lodge member, diet Tuesday 1 in the hospital at th home. He was born March 17 open "Monday"'ancTf uesday after- 1878, at Littleton, 111. He is sur noons o£ each week. Kits and bags vived by his daughter, Mrs. Mar will also be made. garet Callahan, Manchester; Charles Turner Knapp, "ormer Manly Resident, )ies at 1.0.0. F. Home Charles Turner K n a p p , 77, ied Wednesday in the hospital t the I. Oh O. F. home. He came the home a year ago from rtanly. He was born at Albert ^ea Dec. 25, 1866. A son, Glen [napp, Anaheim, Cal., survives, ^uneral services are to be held 'hursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at he Odd Fellows home chapel vith the .Hev. G. H. Bamford of- iciating. Burial will be in Elm- vood cemetery. The McAuley and son funeral home officiating. WILL GIVE OPERETTA Geneva--The school will present the girls' glee club operetta under the direction of Mrs. Dale Johnson Friday evening. Just 2 drops Penetro Nose JDropa In each n o a t r l l kelp you breathe freer almost instantly. Relieve the head cold naaal misery. Only 25o--2% times as much for Goc. Caution: Ue only aa directed. P«Betro Kale Drops construct the house of worship," neutral Y. M. C. A. delegate who visited the camp asserted. He said that the pulpit, the altar, trellis-work railing dividing the altar from the rest of the chapel, and other interior fillings were made by war prisoners out of Red Cross food parcel crates, and declared: what these ·Marshalltown, (IP) District Judge B. O. Tankersley sentenced WaHer Bailey, 40, Marshalltown Negro, to an indeterminate penitentiary sentence of not to exceed 30 years on a second degree murder charge in the razor slaying of William Clair St. John, 45, white. St. John was wounded fatally in a fight in the home of Bailey's wife, Willie Ann Bailey. Mrs. Bailey also was wounded. "It is really astonishing carpenters achieved with little pieces of wood." Ancient and modern art are seen side by side in the chapel. The masterpiece, in the opinion of the visiting delegate, is a large mosaic; weighing 550 pounds, made entirely of glass and cement, showing Christ walking on the water, which is installed over the entrance and flanked by oil paint- iugs of Christ healing the sick and Christ with fishermen. Above the altar, which is painted white, hangs a crucifix carved by a prisoner of war. A reading room also has been decorated by the American prisoners, and all the books carefully catalogued and indexed wilh-the aid of index cards supplied by the Y. M. C. A. The camp library also has received bookbinding materials from the Y. M. C. A. so that wornout books can be repaired. War Prisoners Aid of the Y. M. C. A., a participating service of the National War Fund, is an in-" ternational, neutral organization serving war prisoners throughout the world. 'Spring Chicken' .at 90 Southwest Harbor, Me., (U.R)-- "For my family I'm still a spring chicken," says 90 year old Samuel Ward Newman, whose brother recently died at the age of 98. His uncle died 2 years after celebrating his I07th birthday. POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT I V FRIDAY Economy Efficiency and City- Manager form of Government Fuel Oil Conservation Essential If Civilian Rations to Continue "Consumers who are burning oil faster than their ration permits should take immediate steps to decrease their consumption," said Orla -A. Buchanan, chairman of the local war price and rationing board. "The heating season is about half over and a check against your total allowance will show how you stand. The oil industry, working in co-operation with the petroleum administration for war, is doing an outstanding job in supplying fuel oil. "However,- after satisfying the rising military and war industrial demand, there just won't be enough oil left for civilians unless householders are extremely careful with their current rations. Thermostats should be turned down; if possible all rooms should be insulated, and those not actually needed should be closed up. "Additional rations under the new provisions will be allowed only in emergencies such as, illness, change of circumstances such as the addition of a child or an increase in floor space actually used. Oil stocks are still far below normal." MAKES KITS, BAGS Kanawha--The local chapter of the American Red Cross opened its surgical dressing rooms again last Friday. Mrs. K. L. Hatten and Further Reductions Coats on FOR WOMEN AND MISSES IN WARDS GREAT JANUARY COAT CLEARANCE You've seldom seen such morvelous values! Lavishly fur-trimmed dress coats... causal coats, timeless classics! Many in pure wool! Even smart sturdy coats for girls! Every coat is well made, finely tailored. Every one was made to sell for much more than its clearance price. But hurry! They're going fast! Not every sire in every coaf, but you'll find sizes for misses and women in the group. 1 4 . 9 8 A N D 16.98 C L A S S I C COATS FOR WOMEN AND MISSES IO.5O 19.98 PURE W O O L C A S U A L C O A T S . NOW REDUCED TO 12.75 21.75 TWEEDS - FLEECES CLASSIC FITTED, NOW ONLY 14.75 9.98 C O A T S FOR G I R L S . . : GAY STYLES FOR SIZES 7 TO (4 6.5O M Select your coat new ... you can pay later on Ward* monlhly payment plan. ontgomery Ward 102-4-6 South Federal Aye. Telephone 860, 861 SAVE IN WARDS anuary Q t \ * earance DRASTIC REDUCTIONS / ON FURS FOR EVERY NEED AND BUDGET! SABLE-DYED CONEYS... Regularly *47 44 Plui Federal Tax Ousfanding vetoes at their original price -now reduced for immediate clearance! lovely luxurious fur coals.. made from sturdy Australian buck jktn», reinforced for wear! Sizes 12 to 44. GROUP OF FURS Regularly *69 59 50 federal Tox The soft, lustrous furs you've admired all season, .now at an unbelievable low price t China mink-dyed coney, seal- or beaver-dyed coney. Many with turn-back cuffs. Sizes to 44 included. LUXURIOUS FURS Regularly »89 77 Plu» Federor Tax Silver and sable ombre-dyed coney, raccoon-dyed opossum, seal- or beaver-dyed coney! Fine, silky pelts, expertly blended into deep rich Jones. Every one a rare valut I Turn-back cvfft. 12-44. Select your fur coat now ... you can pay later on Ward* monthly payment p!on7 M ontgomefy Ward 102-4-6 South Federal Ave. Telephone 860, 861

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