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. _ Â« C 8Â», W44 _ _ ON CITT-GLOBE-GAZETTE lOOST COMBAT 'LANE OUTPUT Increase of 50 Per Cent in 1944 Is Announced 11 ' ." '-** Â· / J Wuhincton, (IP}--The nation's 44 aircraft production program ; for a 50 per cent increase in Manufacture of combat planes on up' of the record smashing 1943 J'utput, Charles E. Wilson, chair- Ifaan of the aircraft production I icard,-disclosed Wednesday. The combat craft the Germans find Japanese will see this year vill be "very substantially, larger hah the models Hhey supplant," ilson reported. The gross air amework of .1944 production is iheduled to be 26 per cent above .e total weight of 1943 airframes. Wilson said that more than JOO.OOO planes are scheduled for Â·eduction this year, each with an ge airframe weight of more _ 10,000 pounds. The aircraft lustry: completed 85,946 planes ; year, averaging 8,630 pounds airframe weight. ; W,ilson reiterated, that 1944 jheduiing calls for increased pro- ion of heavy aircraft--for- ies, liberators and super-for- r esses--and a reduction in the imber of training craft and non imbat models. Gross weight of airframes pro iced in 1943 was 741,800,000 jurids, Wilson said. This will be creased to more than 1,000,000,00 -pounds, airframe weight, in 944. 1 The aircraft production boss ointed out that unit production f airplanes will not increase so narply this year as lost. Produc- on in 1943 was approximately 0,000 more units than in 1942 ut the scheduled 1944 increase is bughly 15,000 planes. Judged on the basis of 1942 av- To III* of this Community rot/ ARE IMPORTANT There is no such thing u * "little" avestmeot in the Fourth Wtr Loan. Your $25 or 150 or t100 Extra WÂ»r Bond may not have -great importance in your mind in making up a 5 i/i billion dollar total for individuals. But multiply yourself by 130,000,000 Â»nd then you see'in reÂ«l perspective how truly great each citizen becomes in massing national strength against the Nazis and the Japs. Capt. Maurice Witherspoon, Navy chaplain aboard the Carrier Valp when she sank, tells or" Â» rescued wounded sailor, who, as he regained consciousness, asked: "Did I do my best?" That's the only question you, too,' have to ask yourself when you decide the extent of your personal participation in the Fourth War Loan. There undoubtedly will be large single purchases of War Bonds in this community, but yours--if it it "your best" v will deserve equally the red, white and blue shield you are privi leged to display in the window of your home. ,"Let's all Back the Attack. THE EDITOR. Charles City News Pilot Flies- Every Ocean in 10. Years JNew York, (U.R)--Capt. Haakon G. Gulbransen, in 10 years as a Pan-American Airways pilot has logged 9,000 flying hours, the equivalent of 1,170,000 miles, over nearly every ocean traversed by the inter-continental airline. Gulbransen first took to the air as a naval reserve trainee at Pensacola, Fla. He joined Pan-American in 1933, served his apprenticeship in the Caribbean and was transferred 40 the Pacific shortly after the route to the Orient was pioneered. Gulbransen piloted clippers from San Francisco to Manila and later flew South American routes out oÂ£ Rio de.1 Janeiro before returning to the Caribbean in 1938/ . In 1940, when Pan-American opened its headquarters at La i Guardia Field's marine terminal, Gulbransen was transferred, here and has been flying the Atlantic route ever since. --. ... _ Bora in Brooklyn, N. Y., .Gul- Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gerdes Ibransen was graduated from Col- Forest City, became the bride_pf ' - Edward J. Nauman, son of Woodcrafters Present 'The Pageant of Light' Charles City--The Woodcrafters of Charles City was to give "The Pageant of Light," at the First Methodist church at 7:30 p. m Thursday. The pageant is dedicated to Miss Ruth St. Denis on whose 64th birthday the program is to be given. Sun-Boy Jimmy Bieber is responsible for the arrangement of the numbers. Th pageant shows ithe beginning o the use of fire on the part of man kind and its value to man in th development of the various arts. Miss Helen Gerdes Weds Edward Nauman Charles City--At 8 o'clock Wed nesday morning in a single rini ceremony performed by Fathe O'Brien at the Immaculate Con ception church, Miss Helen Ge des, of Charles City, daughter o POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT erage aircraft weights, iWilson said the 1944 production will be equivalent to 167,000,000 of 1942 vintage. , lumbia university, where he was a I Edward J Nauman, son of Mr. member of the football team and and Mrs. Ed Nauman of Charles winner of the 1931 intercollegiate City. Attendants were Leone Esser 1 . . . . . . . -- | aru i rj a i e Groesbeck. After t h e a 3-course wedding I breakfast was served, at the St. to .the immediate [relatives and a few friends. The bride has been employed as beauty operator at Helmers 1 Beauty shop, while the bridegroom,.recently given an honor- Akron, Ohio, ttl.RWUnited ha- able discharge from the army, is lions merchant seaman are using employed at the Daily Press. After 'shower curtains" as identity-pre- | a brief wedding trip to Sheboygan, Wis., the couple will be at home 1 fencing championship in foils. He lives with his wife and 2 children | ceremony at Great Neck, N. Y. Protect Navy Papers With "Shower Curtain'I planes | Jt works lhis wayj ru bber com-1 in Charles City. TOMORROW Economy Efficiency and City- Manager form' of Government Marine Pilot Strafes Japs, Spares Horses An Advance Air Base, Solomon Islands, (U.R)--Marine divebomber pilot 2nd Lt. John A. Allen, 22, of Orosi, Cal., likes horses and be won't shoot them, even when the Japs are using them. On a recent reconnaissance night over Jap positions on Bougainville, Allen spotted half-a- dozen enemy horse-drawn carts on a trail. He dove and strafed the Japs who leaped into ditches on both sides of the trail when his plane appeared, but he would not strafe the horses. "I've never heard of horses declaring war," he said. pany 'officials here explain: Nor- City Briefs tiedoed, the papers recording their origins, histories and ratings usu- p v t. Matilda/Ross of the army ally had been made -illegible by nurse corps at Fort McClellan, immersion in salt or oily water. So, 'Ala., is spending a 10 day fur- because lack of papers frequently | i ou gh with her father,. John Ross, delayed their/return to duty, they devised some active envelopes of shower curtain fabric at 906 East Blunt street. Capt. and Mrs. C. H. Moore came Sunday from Grinnell for a Chester -- Louis Nath was a weekend b u s i n e s s visitor in Omaha. AT FIRST SKNOFA coated with Koroseal, a limestone- short visit with Mrs. Moore's coke-salt synthetic material. Im- mother, Mrs. Grace Hines. At permeably sealed by pressure of present they are visiting Captain a hot flatiron, the envelopes Moore's parents at Lime Springs, stayed watertight despite long im- He is being transferred from mersion, according, to the report Grinnell to a special assignment, received by L. H. Chenoweth of I Mr. and Mrs. Conald Osier are the B. F. Goodrich Co.'s Koroseal the parents of a son born at the division. ' , Cedar Valley hospital Wednesday Use of the envelope, which is morning., Mr. and Mrs. Newton worn tightly strapped to the sea- Hahn are the parents of a daugh- man's b o d y , has now spread ter born at the hospital.. through united nations merchant Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Wilson of fleets and thousands of sailors are Floyd are the parents of a daugh- using them to protect the papers I ter born at the hospital, they must have in order to keep The Past Chiefs of the Pythian vital war products sailing, Cheno- sisters -will meet Friday eveninj weth reported. | at 7 o'clock for a dessert lunch a the home of Mrs. Myrtle Walker USE 666 666 TABLETS, SALVE. NOSE DROPS Rake--Cpl. Sinclair Langsev spent his furlough with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Langsev, and other relatives. He left this'week for Camp San Luis Obispo, Cal. TRADEHOME "O.P.A. RELEASE--WOMEN'S LOW PRICED SHOES" Regular Rationed S h o e fr now "RATION FREE" a n d going on sale at greatly REDUCED prices. ' - *Â£*: c ; t^ s Donald G. Beck with, fireman nd class, left Monday -with iuddies for Farragut, Idaho, . 15 day leave visiting his wif and family. Pythian Sisters was to meet i regular session Thursday at 8 m. in the K. P. hall, with the ne\ officers presiding. Special enter tainment is planned in addition t the business routine. There was a large,attendance at the joint P. T. A. meeting of the grade schools of Charles City, which was held Monday evening at the high school. Father's night was observed and Dr. Ray Fox of Charles City gave a very interesting talk on "Recent Advances in Surgery." Dr. L. S. Went worth of Rockford gave an informative talk on penicillin. A special meeting of St. Charles Lodge No. 141 A. F. and A. M. was to be held Thursday at 7:30 p. m. Hundreds and Hundreds Pairs of Our Superb Quality Regular Shoes Leather Soles RATION FREE! * ' 7 Blacks Guaranteed Values to $4.99 , . . Browne . . . Blues . . . Reds . . Beige. x Cirh' sport e MÂ«a1 for school RATION FÂ»Â«r BAG SALE Hundreds of stunning Bags for now and all year. Sold as high n $4.99. Buy now while quantity lists as This Sale Mult End Sat., Jan. 29th. You can buy your EASTER FOOTWEAR NEEDS NOW in this wonder, ful RATION FREE SALE. At great Savings to you. TRflD^HOITK Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations JOICE -- The Bethany Ladies Aid was entertained Thursday at the church parlors. BOCKWELL -- The Cemetery association will meet Friday at the Ziedler home. ROCKWELL -- The Women's club was to meet Thursday at the home of Mrs. Mary McLaughlin. JOICE--The Concordia Ladies Aid will meet Friday at the church parlors. JOICE -- New officers for the Beaver Creek congregation for this year are: Arthur Holtan, vice president; Henry Bang, secretary; N.N E. Fjeld, treasurer; George Fjeld, deacon; Martin Tweed, trustee; Lars Amundson, cantor. GREENE--Retiring roaster Forrest Hann, acting as installing officer, assisted by Glenn Lindell as installing marshal* installed officers of the local lodge A. F. A. M. at the Union lodge hall Tuesday night. FERTILE--The Rev. S. L. Schuler of the First Christian church of Fertile will speak at the Fertile Gospel Mission Sunday at 11 a. m. ALTA VISTA--More than 100 mothers and daughters gathered in-Forester hall Tuesday night for the Mother-Daughter b a n q u e t given by the Rosary society of St. Bernard church. KANAWHA--The C. D. H. S. bridge club will meet Friday evening in the home of Mrs. George Daniels. GARNER -- Loyalty Rebekah lodge was to meet Thursday evening at the'I. O. O. F. hall with Mrs. Ray Nelson presiding. HANLONTOWN--The P. T. A. will hold its monthly meeting at the schoolhouse Tuesday evening. 18 SO. FEDERAL Open Â» a. m. to 5:3Â« p. sucx MASON CITY n.-- Sat. Â· a. m. to t p. i Â·SUFFERS STROKE New Hampton --Frank Pietan, former president of the Chicke- saw county Farm Bureau, suffered a paralytic stroke. It is reported that Mr. Pietan was stricken blind. Carpenter--Mr. and Mrs. Walter Belz and children visited his father, Andrew Belz, who is a patient at a hospital at Rochester. I DELIGHTFUL PRINT When "Prints*' come, can Spring be far behind? We 'think not and so will you when you see this glorious collection of gay, colorful Prints for immediate wear. There are one.and two piece styles, pencil slim and flattering. All sizes. J TO WEAR NOW ... UNDER YOUR COAT The first sign of Spring is the new suit you'll wear under your coat now, alone later on. We've hundreds of smart 100% wool suits in the traditional man tailored styles and the new cardigans ... in all the tempting colors of Spring. INVESTMENT SAVINGS IN EATONS GREAT CLEARANCE OF HIGH QUALITY FURS! 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