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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 25, 1944
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Officer Need Still Great, [Says Amoss "There will be no reduction for |1 the first 6 months of 1944 in the rate of. procurement of civilians who are: qualified for specialists commissions In the United States naval reserve," said Lt. Comdr. W. J. Amoss, USNR, in charge of naval officer procurement for Iowa. "The need for · officers is still very great," he declared. "The sea battle is going our way but our goals have not been reached. How swiftly we can complete the job depends to a large degree on how quickly we f i can secure and train the officers 13 that are needed by. our forces It afloat-and ashore." I'. Lt. Comdr. Amoss paid tribute to the excellent civilian response, observing that, "Men from Iowa are serving on all fronts." The Lgreat unfilled need for specialists ' vas discussed as he urged more tien to offer their services if they not currently engaged in essential war work or employed by federal agency. Commissions e available in the ranks of en- jTV lieutenant (jg), lieutenant, nd lieutenant commander. Rank dependent on age. There are 3 classes urgently |,wanted as commissioned officers. 3ne of the largest groups needed college graduates under 35 ars of age, in good physical I condition, who can offer a record [of successful business experience. I The type of experience is not im- I portant, for men within this group [·will be given training for officer [duty afloat. The 2nd group is technical spe- Iclalists between 35 and 50 years I of age, and in many cases these [specialists can be under/55 years I of age. They are mechanical or Ielectrical engineers, , restaurant {managers, aerologists' 'clergymen, [doctors, dentists, communication l;specialists, chemists, executives of I industrial concerns or large re- Itail stores, physicists, ceramic en- I giueers, c h e m i c a l engineers, I mathematicians, petroleum engi- I neers, photographers,. purchasing I agents, radio engineers, shipping [experts, stevedores, and ware-, [i house managers. The 3rd group is men needed [ for special procurement programs. The number of men needed, the requirements and the age range I vary with each program. The most important of these special programs calls for audio visual co-ordinators; oil refinery experts; production expediters and analyzers; industrial, personnel and la' bor relations executives; scrap I metal and reclamation specialists; oil terminal supervisors; interna- Vtional business machines super[ visors; construction men in steel j structures, tanks, .boilers, or . in production, installation, mainten- jance and operation of mechanical lor electrical machinery; teachers I of engineering subjects 'or;.teach- 1 ers .and administrators of voca- rtibnal education; industrial safe- I ty engineers; job. analysis and [evaluation experts; packaging en- GIVE YOUR HEAD COLD THE AIR I Don't lit head coMi 1 na»il nuerie* get a 1 bead itart. Do thia--now! Uw.jit 2 drop* Peaetro Note Drop» in each nostril- They eoothe u they touch, cod and ·hriolc a* they act. Open cold-clogged soar.. You breathe freer almost instantly to giva yoor head cold the'ajr. Penetra Nose Dropi are real prescription type medication, containing genuine ephea* tine. You'll agree they're tops in drops and their top quality is guaranteed by J- Plough, Inc. Economical, too. 25c for I. a generoua riw. 2J-J times u much for n '£0c. Caution: Uae only aa directed and 1 ahrayi be aure that you ask for and get PENETRO PROMOTED TO SERGEANT-Robert E.- Crawford has been promoted to sergeant, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Crawford, 1719 South Federal. Sgt. Crawford enlisted in Feb.; 1913, and was sent to Sheppard field, Tex., for his basic training, then attended technical school at Fort Logan, Colo. He is now stationed at the Lincoln army air field, Lincoln, Nebr. Sgt. Crawford was trained in engineering and operations but at Lincoln is in the supply department. your Neighbors in the KHAKI AND BLUE What They Are Doing HERE ON FURLO.UGH --Cpl. and Mrs. Joseph Slangier, son of Mr.i and Mrs. Joseph Slang- ier, 946 East State, are here from Amarillo, Tex., to spend a 15 day furlough. Cpl. Staneler is with the army air forces at Amarillo and his wife works in a defense .plant there. They will return ''Thursday. -Mrs. Slangier is the daughter of Mrs. Gertrude Karnatz, Ilahlontowii, and is a. graduate of the Hamilton school of commerce here. y HAD LEAVE--J. C. Lowe, sea_man 1/c, has returned to his base at Groose lie, Mich., after spending a 6 day leave here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lowe, 337 24th S. W. Mr. and Mrs. Lowe have 3 other sons in the service of their country, Set. Harley T. Lowe, somewhere in England, Pvt. Roland A. Lowe near New York, and Charles, Jr., Waterloo, who is lo report for duty Feb. Z. --V-- A S S I G N E D T O R A D I O SCHOOL--Sgt. Frank A. Conway, son of Frank H. Conway, 126 12th N. W., has been ^assigned to the army air forces training command radio school, Sioux Falls, S. Dak., for training as a radio operator-mechanic. Upon completion of the 20-week course he will be fully trained to take his place as a member of a highly skilled bomber crew of the army air forces. / --V-- COMMISSIONED E N SI G N-Henry A. Steddorn, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. II. A. Steddom, 1025 2nd S. W., is home on a week's leave from Notre Dame university where he was graduated Thursday from the na'val reserve midshipman school and commissioned an ensign. Lt. Steddom's father went to Notre Dame for the graduation and the 2 returned lo Mason City together. (Lock photo} --V-- ON FURLOUGH HERE--Set. Dan Cookman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Cookman, 902 6th S. W., is spending an 8 day furlough here with his parents. Sgt. Cookman is now attached to the combat crew detachment at Ardmore, Okla. He received his training as a gunner at the Wendover field gunnery school, Wendover, Utah. PROMOTION AND LEAVE-Robert J. McCann has been promoted to aviation radioman 2/c, aiid is now home on a 12 day leave from the west coast where he will return for further 'training. He is the son of Mrs. Fern McCann-Canfield, 208 7th N. E. gineers; and specialists in machinery manufacturing, installation, and s e r v i c e with particular knowledge of steam turbines, internal combustion engines, reciprocating steam engines or electrical : equipment. · All men interested in making application lor - a commission should write or call at their nearest procurement office and ask for application forms. y Whereabouts Gerald I. Brooks, Clear Lake who entered the service in Dec em ber. is now stationed' at Nortl Camp Hood, Texas, in the army supply branch of the service. He i a graduate of the Clear Lake higl school and of the Hamilton schoo of commerce in Mason City. Hi wife at present is employed in th business office of the Globe-Ga zette. Going to Camp Hood at th same time is James West, son o Mr. and Mrs. Gerald West, 8 Linden drive. Mrs. Clarence Gillard has re cently word from her husband Pfc. Clarence Gillard, saying tha MADE COAIMANDING OFFICER--Mrs. A. J. Siesseger, 84 Linden drive, has received word that her husband, Lt. 'Tony" Siesseger, has been detached from his present station and duties with the ordnance and ammunition company and assigned as commanding officer of the 4th base depot ammunition company somewhere in the southwest Pacific. (Photo by Free) : -'-· IF YOU'VE BEEN WANTING A PAIR OF' LOAFERS Now We Have Them ie had arrived safely in north Africa. 'Pfc. Gillard was previously stationed at Fort Dix, New Jersey, le entered the service in May, 1942, and was first stationed at Camp Shelby, Miss., later going to Arizona for desert training. Mrs. Gillard spent one week with her lusband at New Jersey before he !eft for overseas. Aviation Cadet Robert C. Gustafson, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Gustafson, 324 14th S.-E., recently arrived e at the 309th army air forces flying training detachment at the Missouri institute of aeronautics near Sikeston, Mo., for instruction in the primary phase of the army air forces flying training program. He. had taken his preflight training at San Antonio, Texas. Robert Norval Neve, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick T. Neve, has finished his 8 weeks of boot training at Farragut, Idaho, with the rating of seaman 2/c and has been transferred to Memphis, Term., for further training. Seaman Neve is in the navy air corps. Cpl. Carl Ggldstein, son of Mr and Mrs. Herman Goldstein, 718 Monroe N. W., is with the medical ! corps.somewhere in India, accord- I ing to word received for Friends [ of Libraries here. Corporal Goldstein is a graduate of the Mason City high school and attended the junior college. Beipre entering the service in May, 1942, he was v employed by the Nehi Bottling Works. Melvin Wilson, Jr.. son of Mr. GETS P R O M O T I O N AND AWARD--Mr. and Mrs. Ethan Johnson, 1740 Pennsylvania N. E., have received word that their son, Floyd C. Johnson has been promoted to the rank of corporal and that he had received the Good Conduct ribbon. Cpl. Johnson was formerly employed by the Farrer Mattress company. --V-- IS LIEUTENANT--Samuel Figelman, formerly living at 718 Monroe N. W., Is now a 2nd lieutenant with the quartermaster corps in the exchange office at Camp Ellis, 111. Lt. Figclman entered the service in May, 1942. He took officers' training 'at Fargo, N. Dak. MADE STAFF SGT.--Harrison W. Gilpin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Gilpin, 30 2nd N. W., has recently been promoted to the rank of staff sergeant, at San Louis Obispo where he is stationed. Sgt. Gilpin was home on a short furlough recently. (Lock photo) y BECOMES S E A M A N 1/C-Donald "Pete" A. Wolske who is attending shore patrol school at Farragut, Idaho, has been promoted to seaman 1/c, according to word received by his wife, Mrs. Wolskcf 145014 North Federal. Before entering the service last September, Seaman Wolske was employed at the Jacob E.'Decker Sons plant. as, is Aviation Cadet William A. Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. William S. Taylor, 1120 Pennsylvania N. E. Cadet Taylor was appointed to pilot training in June, 1943, and received his primary flight training at Sikeston, Mo., and his basic flight training at Winfield, Kans. At the completion of his rigid training at Pampa, he will be assigned to duty as an instructor or a combat pilot. PROMOTED TO SEAMAN 1/C --R. L. Alsbury, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Alsbury, 1014 .Delaware N. E., has recently been graduated from the nava! air technical training center at Norman, Okla., and promoted to seaman 1/c, according to word received from his mother, who writes that she is temporarily stationed at Richmond, Cal.. directing the opening of maritime nurseries for war workers in the shipyards there. Seaman Alsbury has been assigned to a gunnery school at Pcnsacola, Fla. He took his basic training at Farragut, Idaho, after being graduated from the Mason City high schol last June. Mrs. Alsbury writes that they expect to continue their work in Mason City as before as soon as the work at Richmond gets under way. V Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Tuesday, Ian. 25, 1911 3 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTB Armed Forces Join Appeal for Dimes The secretary of war, the secretary of the navy and commanders of the nation's fight against its 'foes abroad have joined in endorsing the 1944 March of Dimes appeal for the home-front battle against infantile paralysis, it was announced by Basil O'Connor, president of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. Said Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox: "The important work of fighting infantile paralysis, which scourged the nation this past year with the worst epi- - demic in 12 years, must not be neglected. I am sure that all Americans will give their full support to the campaign to help wipe out this dread enemy of humanity and to rehabilitate its victims.** Secretary of War Henry L'. Stimson declared: "Once again, while we are engaged in fighting the enemy without, on fronts reaching around the world, the fight against a treacherous enemy within, infantile paralysis, must continue unabated. The campaign, for funds to fight this enemy through the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, carried on in connection with the celebration of the president's birthday, is an activity which I heartily support. It merits the consideration of every American." Among the others backing the 1944 infantile paralysis appeal, which continues to .Tan. 31, are Lt. Gene William F. Knudsen, di- ector of war production; and ;ear Admiral, D. G. Sutton of :ie United States marine corps. All 4 of the commanders of the vomen's armed services, Col. Oveta C. Hobby of the WACs; Lt. Col. Ruth C. Streeter of the ma- ine corps women's reserve; Lt. Comdr. Dorothy C. Stratton of he SPARS and Capt. Mildred H. McAfee of the WAVES also endorsed the home-front .health battle. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Protect and case abraded skin with Mcxstmn, the Eoothing, medicated ppw- dor. Also relievo burning, A N N O Y S itching, of irritated skin. ~r ON /LEAVE HERE--Gordon Keith Ankeney, seaman 1/c, h'as returned to Lake Union field, Seattle, Wash., following a 15 day leave spent at the home of his foster parents, Mr. and HIrs. Fay Thompson, route 3. His wife, who is employed in the Boeing airplane factory at Seattle remained there with her work. (Russell photo) and Mrs. Melvin Wilson, 434 East State, who entered service in the avy in December is now taking s boot training at Great Lakes, 1. Wilson's wife lives with his $100 Monthly for Sickness and Accidents Plus Hospital Benefits--Pays Up to $1,000 if Killed--Costs 3c a Day Wedgie LOAFERS o n d regular s t y l e . . . in brown, beige and white. They just arrived. If you have been waiting for this shipment . . . now's the time to stop in. $.95 f'm.95 3 and 4 Bc-fc JHOt JIORC 105 NORTH'FEDERAL POLICY SENT FREE FOR INSPECTION A NEW sickness--accident-hospital policy that pays up to JjIOO a month for disability from sickness or accident--and hospital benefits in addition--pays your beneficiary up to $1.000 if you are killed--costs as little as 3 cents a day! And most important--It covers ALL accidents from the very first day ALL sickness from the very first day, except those specifically excluded in the policy No waiting period of 7 or 14 days as So many policies' require. It has other benefits--you wil see them all for yourself when you send for a regular policy on FREE inspection without obliga lion. Postal now is offering this pro tection on a monthly paymen plan of only $1.00 a month--o on quarterly, semi-annual or'an nual payments. BUT SEND NO MONEY. Write for policy on fre inspection. No medical examina tion. Write today--send full name address, age, occupation, an name ol beneficiary to Postal Lif Casualty Insurance Company 341 Postal Life Building, Kans; City, Mo. arents here. Nick P. Frank has been pro- noted to the rank of private first lass, according to word received ere by his father. Jacob Frank, r., 120',4; 9th N. W. Pfc. Frank vas inducted into the army Lpril 26, 1943, and- received iis basic training at Camp Edvards, Mass. He is now on ma- leuvers near Nashville, Tenn. Second Lt. Arthur O. Stageberg. ormerly with the International Harvester company here, is now at lamp Lee, Va.. where he is at- ending a highly specialized 6 veeks' course of instruction with he basic supply officers course ^To. 19, at the quartermaster school. Pfc. Eugene Francis Kramer, ;on of Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Kramer, 1315 Jefferson N. W., has reported at Keesler field, Biloxi, Miss., a unit of the army air forces training command, to begin training as a pre-aviation cadet. Cpl. Lawrence Espinosa, with the 65th mess squadron at Fort L6- gan, Colo., has been home on a furlough visiting his wife and 2 children and his parents at 1603 Washington N. W. Corporal Espinosa recently was : commended by his commanding officer as an "expert" with the bayonet. Pvt. Merle Eugene Kadolph, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph A. Kadolph, Cerro Gordo county, who entered the service in the army ,air corps on Jan. 4, is now stationed at the Amarillo army air field, Amarillo, Texas. Sgt. Charles F. Kanfmaa, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Kaufmann, 25 9th N. W., has arrived atPeter- son field, .Colorado Springs,' Colo., for assignment lo the combat crew training school as an air mechanic and gunner. Sidney H. Sanborn, son of C. S. Sanborn, 707 East State, with the 95th general hospital, Fort Jackson, S. Car., has been promoted to the rank of technician 4th grade according to word received from headquarters there. Scheduled to receive his silver pilot's \vings and officer's bars soon at the twin-engine advanced flying school of the army air forces raining command at Pampa, Tex- Alexander Grahjm Bell invented the 1st practical telephone Pal patented rhe Hollow Ground Blade for cooltr, quk!«r,"Fea thcr Touch" ihavin 3 I HEAR A LOT OF FOLKS HOME CLAIM THE) AFFORD TO BUY A EXTRA WAR. BONO W HAT WOULD « wounded soldier think of you if he could hear you say: "I can't afford to buy an extra War Bond?" He might remind you that he couldn't "afford" to go to war] But he went, and now he's making more sacrifices ... for you. No wonder he expects you to do something that will help him.' Especially when all you're asked to do is to buy an extra SI00 War Bond this month. So check over your budget ... see if you can't swing at least an extra $100 ... or $200 ... or $300 ... or even $500 for extra War Bonds. You'll find that you can ... and it's no sacrifice, either, for War Bonds are the best invr"*- ment in the world today! PAL RAZOR BLADES and Shoving Supplies BOOMHOWER oM BACK THE ATTACK! MAY WE TAKE YOUR ORDER KIDNEYS MUST REMOVE EXCESS ACIDS Help 15 Miles of KidiMvl Flush Out Poisonous Wl ]} youtave an eicsflaof acidaiaya TOUT 15 miles of kidney tube* vt*j worked. These tiny filters and tniMtL. ing day and Bight to help Nfe0* ril eystem of ezcesa adds and POJMMMH^ When disorder of kidney tunetioiB · poisonous matter to remain in yottr H may causo naE£in£ backacbc^rheuic "* leg paioa, loss oE pep and energy, | nifibtn, Bwclliap, pufimess under , icadnchea and dizziness. Fteqqent Of V passages with smarting and bonnnc I times showg there is something moag with your Iddneya or bladder. Kidnci-s may need help the same ubomb* 90 aak y ourdruratst for Dorm'a PUIi, uacd mic- ccssfully by millions for over 4O years. They pive happy relief and will help the 15 miles of kidney tubes flush oat poisonous vuta from your blood* Get Doan^a Klfa. SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO

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