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4 Friday, Jan. 21, 1944] MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MRS, HARRY LUTZ DIES THURSDAY Active in Church Work; - Was Leader in Society Iowa Falls -- Funeral services for Mrs. Harry M. Lutz, 66, lifelong resident of Hardin county; who died at Ellsworth Municipal hospital Thursday morning, wil^ be held at the Wood funeral chapel Saturday at 2:30 p. m. with the Rev. John Clinton officiating. She was born Ara Belle Wil* liams, daughter" of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Williams at Eldora June 12, 1877. She was married to Harry M. Lutz at Alden April 3, 1901. She was a past' worthy high priestess of the White Shrine, member of the Methodist church, and the Eastern Star. She is survived by her husband, 2 brothers, James Williams and Oscar Williams, both of Iowa Falls. 4,000 lowans Ready ioDonaf^Bl6o(d \MehReque Hold Rites at ( Cresco for Mrs. P. H. Lickteig Cresco--Funeral services were '' held Tuesday at St. Joseph's Catholic church, Cresco, fpr Mrs. P. H. Lictkteig, 61, who died at Mercy hospital Sunday. The Rev. A. C. Woejrdolf, officiated with burial at Calvary cemetery. As Barbara Susan Perry, she was born at St.-Lucas, Sept. 4, 1882, a daughter of Mr! and Mrs. Theodore Perry, both deceased. She.was married May 30, 1906 to Peter H. Lickteig, and lived on a farm in Howard* Center township until 2 years ago when they retired and moved to Cresco. \ Surviving are her husband and 5 children: Mrs. John McAlister, Theodore, Mrs. William O'Brien, Mrs. Owen Grube, all of the Cresco .vicinity, and Miss Bernadine Lickteig of Des Moines, also 3 brothers and 4 sisters. HE'S MIKADO--Edward Fritschel, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Thro. Fritschel of New Hampton, appears in.the title-role of the Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, "The Mikado," given by 'the Wartburg college music department at the Waverly high school auditorium Jan. 26 and' 27. Musical excerpts from "The Mikado" rank.high in the favor of the American armed forces. Joseph Kuhn, 80, Dies; Rites to Be Saturday Spillville--Funeral services for Joseph Kuhn,- 80, will be held Saturday at 9:30 a. m. at St Clement's Catholic church. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery, the Hev. J. P. Chihak officiating. Mr. Kuhn was born in March, 1863, and died Wednesday evening following several months' ill' ness.. · He .spent his entire life on the farm with his brother John and .sister, Hegina Kuhn. He.never married and is survived by 4 sistersj Mrs. Kathryn Harold, Spillville; Mrs. Mary Sa- belka, Heilly Ridge; Mrs. Anna Schneberger, Calmar; and Miss Regina Kuhn, at home; and 2 brothers, George A. .Kuhn of Fort Atkinson and John Kuhn, Spillville. Places 4 Men in Military Reserve Pool Osage--The Mitchell county selective service board released the following -names of men leaving for pre^induction physical examination: Eddie Zacharda, St. Ansgar; Lloyd Anderson, j Carpenter; Francis Phillips and R o m a n Mauer, Stacyville. ' This.'is the first time that this type of call has been issued. Several such calls will be made in order to b u i l d - u p a pool from which future calls may be made. It does not mean that the men have beeen inducted--merely examined and found fit or unfit. A certificate of fitness will be given the men and.they are then subject to call at a later date. These aminations are in force for ; day period. · The following reservists left Thursday: Claude Black, Mitchell; Valejo, Bullis, St. Ansgar; Raymond Dieterichs, St. Ansgar; Ernest Sawyer, Jr., Osage and Fred Shadle, Riceville.' DONORS LIVE IN 77 LOCALITIES Department Has List of Names When Needed Des Moines, (/P)--The state health department has on file the blood type of nearly 4,000 lowans, it .reported Friday. These potential blood donors are located in 77 cities and towns where department technicians have obtained blood frbm volunteers for the serum which it distributes throughout the state for emergency use. When an lowan donates blood in one of these blood clinics, a card is placed on file in the state health department giving the donor's name, "age,; address and blood type. If a rare blood type is needed for a transfusion in any of the 77 communities where 'the clinics have been held, the department is able to furnish a list of persons in that locality having the correct kind. "I don't know of any other state organized to co,ver the entire state in the. collection of blood serum," Dr. Carl F. Jordan, director of the division' o£ preventable diseases, said. He explained^ that most programs for collection of serum cover only a small radius around large cities. Iowa's ' program under the state department of health has-worked "very well," Dr. Jordan added. , Blood obtained by the technicians at the clinics is brought to the department headquarters in Des Moines, the serum pooled and distributed where needed. Serum, Dr. Jordan said, will keep the individual alive in most emergency cases until a donor with the same blood type can be found for a whole blood transfusion. HERE and T H E R E ex- 90 Mrs. Jacob Ammerman Rites at Alexander Alexander--Funeral services for Mrs..Jacob Ammerman were held Wednesday at the Green funeral home and Reformed church by the Hev. N. J. O. Boomgaarden. Burial was in the Alexander cemetery. She'was born Feb. 8, 1885, in Germany. At the age of 4 years, she came to the United States with her parents, where they lived for 3 years ner Ackley, then moved to the vicinity of Chapin. She was married Feb. 22, 1905, to Jack Ammerman of Chapin. They lived at Chapin 2 years, then came to Alexander. Her husband died in 1935.' She- is survived by 4 children^ Jerry, Jake, Mrs. Louis Brandt ol Alexander and William of Sheffield, her aged father, Jerry De Vries, also 3 brothers, Philip De Vries of Alexander, Jerry De Vries of Breckenrmidge, Minn., ' and William De Vries of Glcnville, Minn. 2 Iowa Officers Meet in South Pacific Area · Greene--Dr. and Mrs. Kepler of Greene received a " letter 'from their son, Lt. (j. g.) Edwin C. Kepler, stating that he had, for the 3rd time, met a pal, Lt. Bob Zoller of Waverly. The first time was in Iceland, again in New York City arid this time, somewhere in the Pacific area, where he is now located. \ Plymouth--Orrin Ipeshak and Robert Wilford are re-decorating the. town hall. L«iand--Ed Knutson, local produce man, is spending this week taking'baths at Mudbaden, Minn. Meservey--Mrs: Karl an Blewett is a patient at the Lutheran hospital following a major operation. Stacyville--Fred Kennedy of Rudd is the new manager of the Stacyville Lumber 'company. Eagle Grove -- Mrs. Nellie Kauffmann is visiting her sister, Mrs. E. C. Kepler, in Los Angeles, Cal., to spend about a month. She will be visited while there by her son, Lt. Dean Kauffman, of Camp Stuart, Ga., who will, have a short leave. On- her way -home she will also visit her other son, Pvt. Arlo Kauffman, who is stationed at Pjttsburg, Cal. Iowa Falls--Mrs. Floyd Klippel was named president-of past presidents of the American Legion auxiliary at a meeting at the home of Mrs. C. A. Wartchow Tuesday evening. Mrs. John Allison was elected secretary-treasurer. Kanawha--Mrs. Russell Burnquist went to Mason Ciiy where she submitted to surgery at Mercy hospital. K a n a w h a--S. Sgt. George Freerksen is home on a week's furlough from Camp Bowie, Texas, and is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mi's. F. T. Freerksen. ! Goodell--Fred Grotz of' Saskatchewan, Canada, is visiting relatives, the Cashmans and Gerald Burks. Dougherty--Robert Jensen 'of the navy is visiting his parents. Rake--The January meeting of the P. T. A. was held at the schoo auditorium on Tuesday evening with J.'w. Lindsey as the speaker Thompson--The Rev. and Mrs W. E. Ellison received word Tuesday that a son was born to their daughter, Mrs. Robert Ellison Tuesday at Jackosnville, Fla. Mrs Ellison left Tuesday evening for Jacksonville^- · Dougherty--S. Sgt. · Laurence Flaherty and Mrs. Flaherty o Windfield, Kans., are visiting in the Chris Adams home. -Rake--Henry Sundermeyer o Cold Springs, S. Dak., arrived thi. week for an indefinite visit at thi. home of his brother, Mr. and Mrs W. C. Sundermeyer. Woden--Mrs. Tom Lackore lef Wednesday for a visit -with relatives at Rochester, Minn., and MRS, F. KAMISH DIES AT MANLY Lived in Manly Since Marriage 41 Years Ago Manly--Mrs. Frank Kamish, 60, died suddenly at her h o m e Wednesday afternoon. Funeral is tentatively set for Sunday, with the Rev. Raeker officiating, and the Bride funeral tiome in charge. Burial will be at Manly. ' k Mary Cinkle was born in Jugo- slavia. She was married to Frank Kamish at Manly in 1903 and lived in this community ever since. Nine, children were born, 6 of whom are living. They are James Kamish, Dai- hart, Tex.; Frank Kamish, Forest City; Edward .Kamish, Manly; Mrs. Martha Keeney, Manly; Mrs. Wilma Henninger, Minneapolis, and William Kamish, A u s t i n , Minn. - She also leaves her husband and 5 'grandchildren. Minneapolis. Eagle Grov -Mr. and Mrs. J. O Beware Coughs fro* comma cdfe That Hang On Creomulsion relieves promptly because it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe and heal Taw, tender, inflamed bronchial mucous membranes. TeH your druggist to sen you . «bottleof Creomulsion with the understanding you must like the way it quickly allays the cough or you are to have your money bade. CREOMULSION forCottffa, Chest Colds, Bronchitis VISIT SHORTENED A fire at .his home caused Harry Chittenden of Victor to \:ut short a visit with some neighbors New Year's eve. A group of young people informed Chittenden that his house was on fire, as they could see the blaze as they passed by. The fire had started in an upholstered chair where Mr. Chittenden had been sitting earlier in the evening and it is thought that ashes might have fallen from a lighted cigar or cigaret.,The chair, radio and a rug were damaged. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations BRISTOW--The aid and missionary society of the United Brethren church met Wednesday at the home of Mrs. J. E. Olson. IOWA FALLS--Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lerch were to entertain the officers of the American Legion and their wives, the officers ot the auxiliary and their husbands at their home Friday evening. KANAWHA--Mrs. Albert Vander^Ploeg was to be hostess to the ladies' aid of the Kanawha Christian Reformed church Friday afternoon. GREENE--McKinley Circle Garden club, which was to meet at the home of Mrs. Frank Lockwood. Friday, has been postponed until Jan. 28. GREENE--Mrs. H. C. Murphy of Minneapolis was called to Greene because of the serious illness of her mother, Mrs. Thomas Corbette, who has made her home with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Knight, the past 2 months. Mrs. Corbette was taken to the Cedar Valley hospital at Charles City, Tues'day. KANAWHA--The Past Noble Grands club will meet Monday evening in the home of Mrs. Harlie Muhm. . i KANAWHA--The newly elected Farm Bureau officers for Erin township are Floyd Fr.iedow, director; Helmer Hill, chairman, and Ray Morris, secretary. KANAWHA--The Kanawha Lutheran Evening Guild will meet Tuesday evening in the home of Mrs. Herbert Emmons. THOMPSON--The annual meeting of the Thompson Red Cross will be held at the town hall Monday evening. Officers and directors will be elected. THOMPSON--T h e Thompson McBeth are visiting their daughters, Mrs. Barbara McGrath, and Miss .Marjorie McBeth, in Long Beach, Cal- The small granddaughter, Joyce McGrath, will ac company them when they return home. Clarion -- P v t Bruce Smith o Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., was thi honor guest Wednesday evening at a party given at the home o his brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs. J. P. Rink. Private Smitl is home on a 10 day'furlough vis iting his wife and daughter at th Frank Miller home._ Kanawha--Mr. and Mrs. Harri Twedt and 3 children, Mr. Irs. Roy Selbrade and 3 children nd Miss Beulah Prelip, all of airmont, Minn., hav.e been' visit- rig in the parental Frank Prelip ome. Garner--Attorney B. C. Berge ttended the income tax school or attorneys at Des Moines the ast week.- Kanawha--Mrs. Archie McCor- lick has gone to Newport News, fa.,' to join her husband, who is aking combat training. Enroute he will stop in Chicago for a visit vith Mrs. Henry Harriman, Jr., nd family. Goodell--Mr..and Mrs. Harvey Sriekson and 3 children of Moline-, 11., Edith and Helen Spitler of Minneapolis, Harold Spitler, Mr. nd Mrs. Donald Spitler and 2 ons of Burlington visited ' over light Wednesday among friends. Rake--L. B. Erdahl is spending his week in the Twin Cities at- ending a state fair board meeting nd the Farm Bureau convention. le will also visit his daughter,"Mr. and Mrs. Iver Anderson, and amily at Monticello, Minn. Thompson -- Mrs. Curtis Lura eft Monday for San Diego, Cal., yhere she will visit her husband, vt. Curtis Lura. Garner--Pfc. Leo Liska came Saturday morning for a 14-day furlough from his duties in the army. He is spending his furlough at the home of his parents here. Kanawha -- K i n d e r g a r t e n classes started Monday in the grade school building with Miss Jacqueline Kudej teacher. She also teaclies 1st grade. Mrs. Alvin Hanson has been hired to teach 2nd grade. Goodell--Mrs. Wayne Chambers left the fore part of the week for her home in Snoqualine, Wash., following a months' visit at the parental John Chambers home. Wayne is in service overseas. Rake--Sgt. Iray Satre of Cali- fgornia is spending'a furlough-at the parental Iver H. Satre home. Thompson -- Pvt. Dale Kinden of Camp Carson, Colo., is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kinden, on a 10-day furlough. Garner--Mr. and Mrs. Verle Kraus are the parents of a daughter born at the Rust nursing home Sunday morning. Hanlontown--Mr. and Mrs. Eli Cplby, daughters, Janice and Karen, left Wednesday evening for Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to visit their son, Aviation Cadet John Eli Colby -whois ill with pneumonia. T h o m p s o n--A post-nuptial shower honoring Mr. and Mrs. Frances Burnham was held Sunday, evening at the town hall.'Mr Burnham is on furlough from the navy. ' - " Clarksville--S. Sgt. Carl Heine spent a 15-day -furlough here with his parents and wife's relatives, after completing a special radio course at Fort Benning, Ga- Sergeant and Mrs. Heine left Wednesday morning for Camp Adair. Ore., where he will report for duty. · % Clarion--Mr. and Mrs. A. S. COMPANY GAINS $19,400 IN YEAR Co-Op Concern Has\ Best Year in Business Garner--The Hancock County Co-Operative Oil association reports 1943 the best.year of any year in its 13 years of business. Sales in 1943 totaled $161,855, -an increase- o£ ?19,417 over 1942. Over $7,500 in dividends was paid for the year. Twenty-six shares of new stock were'issued. Three directors were elected for 3 year terms. G. A. Goll, Klemme, and Milo Brown of Garner were re-elected. Elmer Anderson of Goodell, was elected to succeed Henry. Brede who resigned. The 11 directors on the board will meet in February to elect officers. In its 13 years of business the association has shown a total net gain of 583,128. Cash dividends paid to stockholders during that period totaled $53.156. This figure does not include dividend on capital stock.. Booklet to Contain Data on Education Iowa City--A booklet containing the text of the 10 lectures on the general subject of "American Education When P e a c e Comes" soon will be available at the University^of Iowa. · The lectures were given by university faculty members in the Baconian series last fall. Each concerns the various aspects of post-war education from the standpoint of an expert in a particular field.. Included in the publication are talks by President Virgil M. Hancher, "The University;" Dean Harry K. Newburn, "The Challenge to Liberal Education;" Dr. M. W. Lampe, "Religion;" Prof. George Glockler, "The Natural Sciences;" Dr. M. E. Barnes, "Public Health;" Prof. H. O. Croft, "Engineering;" and Prof. Troyer Anderson, "Social Sciences." The 1943 series was the 58th since the establishment of Ba- conian lectures here in 1885. JOINS, RED CROSS--Mrs. Neva Scarrou, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Jackson of Dumont, left for St. Louis where she will begin training in Red Cross service. Her brother, Lt. Harry Jackson, back from North 'Africa, spoke to a group of friends and neighbors..at a farewell courtesy before her departure. Backstage in Iowa Politics No Hair Pulling in Citadels of Major Parties After Special Elections; , State Employes Back Bond Campaign Although a legume, peanuts do not add nitrogen to the soil, as do other legumes. | By PAUL R. BUMBARGER (Iowa Daily Press Writer) Des Moines, (IDPA)--There was no evidence of hair pulling or finger nail biting in the citadels of the 2 major political parties after high school concert band, under the direction of John F. Tesar, will present a vesper concert Sunday afternoon at 3 oclock at the high school au'ditorium. H U T C H I N S--Mrs. Kenneth Donovan will entertain the C. C. H. club Tuesday afternoon, nated free. YOU CAN BORROW MONEY on your LIFE INSURANCE policy cash values. Or, if you already have 6% loans on your Life Insurance policies, you can SAVE 25% to 3Q% interest by replacing such loans through us at much lower r6tes. Complete details will be sent you by mail upon request. First National Bank Mason City, Iowa Over 7* Years of Sound Banking MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE COKrORATTON PAPER DRIVE SUCCESS Cresco--Cub Scouts and Camp- lire girls collected about 10 tons oC scrap paper and magazines in Cresco during the last special drive which was superintended by the Rev. A. L. Walker and JWiss Janet Feuling. Ed Cenek did the baling at the courthouse and the paper was hauled by city and county trucks. All labor was do- special elections to fill 8 legislative positions. Republican State Chairman Willis York said his "organization is jubilant over the outcome" in which the party retained all seats at stake. Jake More, chairman of state democrats, was in Washington,' trying to line up a Jackson Day banquet speaker for Iowa. Other members of the party took heart at narrow margins in Marion and Crawford county races. Both republicans and democrats professed to find a favorable drift in the voting. ONE SESSION SENATORS--To aveit 2 elections prior to the special session, a deal apparently was made in the 2nd and 5th senatorial districts to elect men willing to serve only in a single legislature. Both Senators Charles W. Wiide, Fail-field, and T. M. Thompson, Creston, hail from counties, whose position in a senatorial rotation system ends in 1944. If present house members had won the senate scats in. the special election, it'would have been necessary to fill the house seats vacated by calling another election. Representative A. L. Doud, Jr.. Douds, has been reported eyeing the 2nd district senatorial post. There have been rumors that both Representatives R. B. Hawkins, Leon, and X. T. Prentis, Mt. Ayr, might seek the 5th district office. G. B. Price, Leon republican, already has taken out nomination papers. SETTING PACE--It lowans generally back the 4th War' Loan like state employes, success of the drive is in the bag. Since June, state toilers have been buying the securities to the'tune of §32,000 a month. Payroll deductions average 10 per cent and every one of the 668 employes of the liquor control commission put that percentage of salary, into bonds. The governor's office leads the pack with a 15 per cent average. CAUCUS STRAWS--First indication of what might be the legislative answer on state income tax forgiveness will come from the republican caucuses preceding the session. It wouldn't be the desire of those attending to embarrass the administration, so they will seek to learn his attitude before convening. The chief executive's message next day isn't likely to upset any caucus applecarts. State house observers believe it improbable but possible that Wilkinson and daughter, Norma, are visiting Miss Bernice Wilkinson in Omaha. Waucoma--Pvt. Joe Farley and Mrs. Farley are visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John E. Farley and family. Private Farley, army air corps ,,' stationed at Lincoln, Nebr., is recovering from a recent operation. Riceville' -- Pvt. Carl Mueller from Camp Howze, Texas, is spending his furlough at the home of his parents, Mr.-and Mrs. tlick Mueller. 'Popejoy--Cadet Burl Evans of the naval flight school at Ottumwa came Wednesday for a few days' visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Evans and sons. Kanawha--Pfc. Joseph Omvig returned' Tuesday evening to his duties at Camp Dix, N. J., after a furlough with his father, Abel Omvig, and other relatives and friends. Garner--Miss Frederica Girres began her duties in the Hancock county rationing office here this week. She succeeds Helen Scott who resigned. Rake--Mrs. Neil Smith of.Jack^ son, Miss., arrived for a visit at, the parental Iver Okland home. Goodell--The Cal Thomas,'Earl Ruka and Don Braner families were honored, with farewell parties Tuesday evening at the former's home. . Garner--The Butz hatchery announced that the first : hatch of Granny Could Dress Swell at Low Cost 1 Decorah--Miss Virginia Sutherland, new manager of the Montgomery Ward order office, was confronted with a strange and different Montgomery Ward catalog--one published in 1876. The tiny old catalog, which must be of value as a collector's item, was found by William Bucknell of Decorah while cleaning out his attic and he brought it to Miss Sutherland for her inspection. Glancing through this tiny catalog is like a little glimpse into your." grandparents' lives because in 1876 this catalog offered Albina bustles for 25 cents and Lotta bustles for only 15 cents. (Granddaughter today gets "Scanty Panties" for 35 cents.) When grandma,, then wrinkle- less and giddy, got a dollar from papa she could buy 1 hoop skirt, 1 bustle and 1 hair braid with which to dazzle the smooth-faced swain who is now your grandfather. VICTIM OF TRUCI MISHAP BURIED Betty Sparks' Funeral^ Held at Algona Friday Algoua -- Mr. and Mrs. Donl Sparks and son George arrived! late · Wednesday by automobile! from St. Cloud, Fla., where they I were on a business mission whenl notified of the accidental death ofl Betty Sparks in a truck accident! Sunday. A daughter, Mrs. Frank! Green, who is a nurse in a Seattle | hospital, arrived Thursday night, j Funeral was to be held Friday! at 2:30 p. m. at the Baptist church! with the Rev. R. F. Kittrell in I charge. There was to be a prayers service at the home at 1:45. Burial! was to be in Riverview cemetery.! Betty Sparks was born on a? farm west of Algona June 28ji 1929. She was a sophomore high school and was active in church work. She was president of her Sunday school class, a member of the church choir, thd B. Y. P. U. and the World Widd Guild. She was an assistant in thq vacation Bible school. Surviving are her. parents, sisters, Mrs. Frank Green of Se-l attle, Lois, Eleanor and' PaulineJ and 5 brothers, George, Darrell,' Everett, William and James. William is in the hospital recovering from injuries which cost the lifej of his sister. Legion, Auxiliary in Joint County Meeting Allison---Principal speaker the joint county: American Legion J£ and Auxiliary meeting was Dr. Charles Logan of Keokuk, state] commander. His topic was "Ourj Boys and Girls in Service." Claude! Sankey, 3rd district commander,! of Clarion, and Mrs. Zoe Treganza, 3rd district president, of Water- j loo, gave short talks. James Graven, Lawyer, Undergoes Operation Greene--James Graven, attorney at Greene, was taken to the Cedar Valley hospital af Charles City Wednesday wherp he submitted to an appendectomy. Church Holds Annual i · · Meeting; Report Shows Finances in Good Shape Cresco -- Following t h e all church night picnic supper at the Congregational church' of Cresco Wednesday evening! the annual' business meeting was held with reports and election of officers. The following were re-elected for the ensuing year:' W. H. Tillson, moderator? Miss Lucy L. Lewis, clerk; Paul Farnsworth, ''financial secretary; J., A, Thomson, treasurer; C. CV Nichols, chairman board of ushers; Mrs. J. A..Thomson and Mrs. J. C. Fculing, music committee.' Those' newly elected are: B. K. Warner and J. L. Craig, deacons; R. H. Conrad, trustee for. 5 years; Mrs. Conrad, member of religious education committee. Reports of officers showed the church in a splendid financial condition and the trustees sur-* prised the Rev. E. Forest Byers, by adding $100 to his salary for the coming yearT APPOINT COMMITTEE Garner--At a recent meeting of the Gifford Olson post of the American Legion, Commander William Ingram appointed a committee consisting of Dr. E. H. Phil-; fe.fl lips, Dr. F. A. Bonstetter, C. L.: Strate and Fred C; Missal to make plans for the sending of 2-boys, to the annual Boys State. Three clubs in Garner are^ sponsoring the sending of the boys. They are: The American Legion, Rotary and Lions clubs. Clarion--Mrs. Emma Fobes was taken to the Clarion General hospital Tuesday suffering with pneumonia. baby chicks to be produced this year will be ready for distribution Feb. 14. .. » Klemme--Mr. arid Mrs. Henry Jost visited at the Walter Detra home at Greene the first of the week. Home Barred to Soldier Lamar, Mo., (U.P.).-- When Jim Findley, soldier from San Diego, Cal., arrived at his home here to visit his family, he didn't expect to have.to spend his furlough entirely with friends. He thought he was lucky until he' reached the front door of his home ahd found a quarantine sign. His sister, Marjorie, had scarlet'fever. DENTIST PLATE WORK IB F I R S T ST CEDAR RAPIDS SOUTH EAST DESMOINES MflSON C I T Y SIOUX CITY the caucuses will give a green light to tax "suspension. A determined teacher, effort is being made to put on the agenda as an emergency measure, legalization of shooting on shift methods in Iowa coal mines. MAN WITH BROOM--Soon visitors may walk.into capitol offices and find the boss sweeping out. It T s the help situation! Auditor C. B.. (Chet) Akers says he is "desperate" lor skilled help. He has lost 12 men, 3 of them certified public accountants and 2 recent withdrawals having 20 years' seniority. It's the same story on real talent in all slate departments. TOURNEY GUESS--Strictly because of the greater seating capacity with a minimum collision with armed service programs, mark it down as this guy's guess the boys' high school basketball tournament might go to Iowa City's University field house. While not centrally located geographically, Iowa City is near the center of the state's population. Hotel accommodations were strained when the event was staged there in 1940 with 16 teams and thousands of fans ' present. This year there will be but 4 teams and fewer fans. BITS--State Treasurer John M. Grimes suffered no calluses on the palms in handling 5 million bucks worth of state-owned federal bonds . . . Fellow office holders are envious because of the campaign appeal of inviting voters to shake the hand of a man who once held all that dough . . . Two lines dropped from a story last Thursday in a Council Bluffs Nonpareil typographical accident . . . It gave politicians a chuckle . . . The item reads: "Gov. B. B. Hickenloopcr said Thursday he had walked away from prison farm No. 3, 4 mites northeast o£ Anamosa reformatory Wednesday night'' . . . It was the governor's announcement of a renewed investigation of the institution and escape of 4 men from it overnight. BOND SALES GOOD A]gon*--Members of the faculty at the Bryant, .Third ward and high school have pledged bond purchases already turned in for more than §1,200. Additional money is yet to be received. This excellent showing makes an average bond purchase of almost a $50 maturity value for each R EN T OUR ELECTRIC FLOOR SANDERS BETTER CARE LESS REPAIR Your refrigerator is performing a vital wartime job in saving precious food and safeguarding the health of your family. To assure its continuous performance for the duration--give it careful day to day attention. For riiajor repairs, call your appliance dealer. ZI-Z2 E. 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