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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 25, 1944
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·sday, Jin. S5, 1944 5 CITY rU.ORW-04ZETTE ENTIST FILES OR HOUSE SEAT Dr. J. C..Davis, Oelwein, Asks G. 0. P. Nomination / West Union--Dh J. C. Davis, ilwein, announced Monday his ndidacy for the republican nomi- ition for representative from e Vlst district, which Is Fayette junty/ Dr. Davis, a dentist, is principal-, interested in farming, owning 4 l-irms near Oelwein, to which he I.Aves personal attention. He has Ihsided in Oelwein for 40 years, lye recently was elected chairman ]f the republican county commit- fce to fill a vacancy. 1T h e present representative, orge I* Scott, West Union, is rving his 5th term. Licenses, Fees Bring State $541,000 During Year T H E R E 1st 5 New Cases for muary Term of Court lUeona--On the court calendar Fl the January term, compiled I. Helen White, clerk, there are It 5 new cases. They are: Ipkelly Oil Co. vs. B. F. Sparks Ibealed from justice court. IJohn Von Hove vs. D. E. Wil- In, law and account. Plaintiff in lis case charges failure to relive pay for work, feed,'etc. [E. A. Kissel vs. D. E. Wilson, I al, landlord's attachment. IK. S. Cowan vs. T. H. Holmes, Intract jAlyda m. Allen vs. Ehle D. llan, divorce. lies From Hawaii to l/ife's Funeral at Dows ·Dows--Raymond Jetmund, a labees, who has been stationed in le (Hawaiian Islands, arrived londay morning, to assist in fu- tral arrangements for his wife, §Dzel Jetmund, who lost her life trly Wednesday morning, when f-e Sanders cafe "-was destroyed Wr fire. T Jetmund flew by plane to Oma- fi, the rest of the trip being made tf train to Belmpiid, where he was let by relatives. The funeral will |^ held at the Presbyterian church . Dows at 2 p. m. Wednesday.*" Ackley--Milon A. Wikert, of the navy, is home from Norfolk, Va., on a 30-day leave. He has been in the navy 2 years and for the past 6 months has been in the Mediterranean area. Kanawha--James Berhow is enjoying a furlough with his father, Albert Berhow, and other relatives and friends here. Lefty is with the navy and has been In the Italian area. Le Roy, Minn--Wendell Nordby and Robert Qsheim, seniors in high school, leave Monday for Ft. Snelling where they will begin naval training. Ackley--Cpl. Robert Willems of Norfolk, Va., Is home on a 10- day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bohl6'Willems. Bancroft--Julius Stork, fireman 2nd class, Norfolk, Va., is visiting at the parental Anton Stork home. Forest City--Ernest Peterson,-U. S. N., is spending a 3 weeks' leave in the parental John Peterson home. He just returned from convoy duty on an aircraft carrier. Bancroft--Mrs. Omer Kelly and son Tommy lett for Lafayette, Ind., to join Mrs. Kelly who is stationed there. Garner--Miss Pearl Miller, receptionist for Dr..C. V. Hamilton, is enjoying a 2 weeks' visit with her aunt in Oakland, Cal. Bancroft--Mrs. Minnie Gilbert and Mrs. Buhle Gilbert of Mason City visited recently at the E. J. Seeney home. Mrs. Seeney and her guest visited Sgt. Franklin "Tip" Koons at Swea City. Nora Springs--Mrs^ F. B. Duster returned home from Aberdeen, S. Dak., where she had spent 3 weeks visiting with her sister, Mrs. H. H. Smith, and brother, J. F. O'Con- Aleona--Cpl. Darl E. Snyder of Baer Field, Ft. Wayne, Ind., visited with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Snyder. He was enroute to a secret destination. Northwood--Sgt. and Mrs. Robert O. Void are parents of a daughter Jan. 15 at a Cedar Rapids hospital. Sgt. Void recently completed his training at New London, Conn., and has since moved to a destination as yet unknown to his parents, Mrs. K. O. Void of Northwood. Chester--Freddie Baldwin went [o Cooperstown, N. Dak., to visit his mother, Mrs. Fred Baldwin. Rockwell--Jay Meany, son of Dr. and Mrs. J. F. Meany, arrived home Saturday frwom Loras college. Dubuque and Monday went to Des Moines for induction into the service. Le Roy, Miun--Cpl. Kenneth Lawrence of Camp Campbell, Ky., is visiting his mother and other relatives on a 12-day furlough. Riceville--Mrs. Elizabeth Noble has gone to Chicago to visit her sons. Mildrum and Curtis. Ackley--Mr. and Mrs. John Ammann of Carlsbad, N. Mex., and Mrs. Herman Pepperling of Billings, Mont.,, visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Ammann, north of Ackley. Bancroft--Sgt. Edward Mescher of Camp Maxey, Texas, is spending his furlough visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mescher. WAR HAS EFFECT ON MANY ITEMS Tax on Oleomargarine Offers Largest Total DCS Mollies,' (IP)--Harsy Linn, secretary of the state de- p a r t m e n t of agriculture, announced Tuesday fees received by his department in the calendar year 1943 totaled $541,224.45, compared with $441,608.32 in 1942 and $458,344.18 in 1941. Oleomargarine taxes brought in the largest single amount last year, 5225,551.40, against $142,146.60 in 1942 and $149,700.50 the previous year. The large increase last year reflected wider use o£ the substitute for war-rationed butter, department officials said. Also showing considerably increased sale was mixed feeds. A charge of 10 cents per ton is made for inspection of commercial feed, and this brought in a total of $108,506.89 last year, compared with $79,420.47 in 1942 and $63,739.70 in 1942. The war showed its influence also in the collection of gasoline pump license fees. The revenue from this source in 1943 was $28,609.50, against $48,282 in 1942 and $60,567 the year before. A decrease in the number of stations in the state was indicated LAKE YIELDS ROUGH FISH--State seine crews operating on Storm Lake retently removed more than 70,000 pounds of carp and buffalo, with 50,000 pounds being taken in a single seine haul under the ice. The rough fish are in good flesh and size and for the most part marketable and will ultimately be used for human food. Game fish taken in the haul are returned to the water. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations IOWA FALLS--Members of the American Legion auxiliary and their families will have a potluck supper at' the American Legion hall Wednesday evening, followed by a business meeting. * IOWA FALLS--Mrs. W. A. Wolgemuth, assisted by Mrs. C. E. Powers and Mrs. Earl Kessell, was to' entertain the members of the Etude club at a 1 o'clock luncheon at her home Tuesday. GARNER--The Boone township Farm Bureau will meet at the Center school Thursday evening. NORA SPRINGS--The January meeting of the Open Door Sunday school class of the Methodist church will be held at the home of Mrs. Thomas Treloar on Thursday. GREENE--The local O. E. S. club will meet with Miss Marion Hodgdon Thursday afternoon. DOUGHERTY--The ladies of the north side division will spon- DIES IN^CALDJOKNIA j Rndd--Mrs. Anna Hodge re- pived word Monday of the death her friend, Mrs. Myrtle Kuliri Jlaiden, which occurred Jan. 16 at fakland, Cal. Mrs. Maiden was Irmerly a resident of Mason City. [Buy War Savings Bonds and Bamps. from your Globe-Gazette Irrier boy. \ · nor. Bristow--Pvt. George Krull, who has been enjoying a furlough with his wife and son, returned to Camp Howzie, Texas, Friday. His wife accompanied him for a short visit. Chester.--A moving van from Rockford, 111., was in Chester to get Mrs., Ruth Stoakes' household goods, taking them to Rockford where she has employment. Nora Springs--Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Chqate were entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Stork at Clear Lake, in honor of the Storks' son, Duane, who leaves Friday for duty with the army. Bancroft--Flight Officer and Mrs. Harold Presthus, Fort Worth, Texas, are visiting at the parental Hans Presthus home and with Mrs. Presthus' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Baker in Algona. Dougherty--Lester Campbell, Al Lelkway is .attending the grain dealers convention in Fort Dodge Tuesday and Wednesday. Belmond--Mr.', and \.Mrs. Karl Ahlman have moved to Iowa City. Bancroft--Mrs. Angeline Haupert fell and cracked a bone in her nose while on her way to mass. Garner --.Mrs. I. C. Hastings, president of the Gifford Olson unit of the American Legion Auxiliary and Miss Mabel Olson, secretary, have been appointed delegates to the spring conference to be held in Des Moines. Bancroft -- James Schemmol, seaman 1st class, Lafayette, Ind., is spending a few days visiting his father, Emil.Schemmel. Nora Springs---The Hev. David Lang visited with his mother and other relatives at Cedar Falls Friday. by the total received from registration fees. The' totals were §1,- 440.70 in 1943, $1,611 in 1942 and $1,937.58 in 1942. However, there were other increases attributed to the war. Locker plant licenses brought in $8,808 last year under the impetus of greater storage of food, compared with collection of $6,144 in 1942 and $6,164 in 1941. Hatchery licenses, affected -by greater production''of chickens to supplement rationed meats, resulted in fees amounting to $9,480 last year, $8,900 in 1942 and $2,930 in 1941. The hatchery law became effective July 1, 1941. You May Always Suffer From CONSTIPATION UNLESS- Cresco--Mrs. C. L. Childe was hostess Friday to the monthly meeting o£ the Cresco Woman's Christian Temperance .Union. Bancroft -- The children and their famines gathered at the Frank Fangmann home to help Mr. and Mrs. Fangman cele"brate their 54th wedding anniversary Sunday evening. Nora Springs--Mrs. Paul Artz is a new member of the force at the First State bank. Manly--Mrs. Mike Denlnger enjoyed a visit from her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. ,'M. McMahon, of Rowley. . 'Nora Springs--Mivand Mrs. E. C. Hpfler left for Sioux City to spend the weekend with their daughter, Lt. Patricia Holier, A. N. C., at the army air base station hospital. Algona--Sg You. correct faulty living habits--VTIPS* liver bile flows every day into your intestines to help guard against constipation. So use common sense! Drink more water, · catmorelrultandvegetables.Inthemean- time to Insure gentle yet thorough, bowel movements^--take Dr. Edwards* Olive Tablets--their ingredients are praised by Borne , of the highest medical authorities. I ! Olive Tablets, being purely ucgetaWc. are wonderful not only to pep up liver bilo How but also aid in elimination. No griping or weakening effects. Test tonight to feel 'tip-top' tomorrow. Inexpensive. All drugstores. Follow label directions. ' and Mrs. Earl NO PEP MENTALLY DULL HEADACHE UPSET STOMACH with gas, bloating. Huase arrived Friday from Camp Robinson, Ark., for a 15-day furlough with his mother. Northwood--Cpl. and Mrs. Milton Julson are visiting the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Julson. Cpl. Julson has been stationed at Nashville, Tenn. Mrs. Julson is a member of the high school faculty at Frost, Tex. Plymouth--C. R. Lamson, rural carrier, has .been ill with flu for several days. . · Nora Springs -- Ralph Rowley returned from Camp Joseph T. Robinson, Little Rock, Ark., where he spent several days with his son, Pvt. Charles F. Howley. New Hampton--Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Leichtman are the parents of twin sons born Friday. STATION AGENT AT WESLEY DIES R. B. Hopkins. Employed by Milwaukee 54 Years Wesley -- Funeral services for Richard Benjamin Hopkins, 74, who has served as depot agent at Wesley for over 50 years, were held Monday afternoon at the Methodist church with the Rev J. A. Biggs in charge. He died Saturday at 9 a. m. Mr. Hopkins "'was born March 26, 18G9, at Charles City. He moved to a farm near Titonka in his childhood where with his parents he lived in a sod house and among the early settlers ,pf Kossuth county. Later they moved to Wesley where as a boy he attended the public school. He was active in Mrs. Milo Mather Dies; Rites to Be Wednesday Clarksville--Mrs. Milo Mather, 59, died at the Cedar Valley hospital, Charles City, Sunday. She was graduated from the Newton high school in 1903 and from Iowa State college in 1907. She was married to Milo Mather in'1910 and is survived by her husband and one son, Robert, of Washington, D. C., and her mother, Mrs. Eliza Lister Miller, ' of Boulder, Colo., 4 brothers, Robert and William Lister of Providence, R. 1., Ernest Lister of Spokane, Wash., and Walter of Colorado Springs, Colo., and one sister, Mrs. J. E. Coates of Cedar Rapids. , Services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 from the Community church and burial will be in Lynwood cemetery. Advances to Corporal in Pacific Air Force Garner--Charles E. Freed, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Freed of Garner, was recently promoted from private to corporal serving as a member of a fighter control squadron of an air unit in the south Pacific. Corporal Freed is a unit transportation chief. He was graduated from Mason City high school in 1936. Prior to entering the AAF he was a truck driver. Another F r e e d son, Howard Freed, chief petty officer, is stationed somewhere in Alaska with the United States navy. W, SGHROEDER, ST. ANSGAR, DIES Funeral Will Be Held at Church -Wednesday St. Ansgar--WilliamjF. Schroeder, 82, died at his home here Saturday evening following a few days' Illness with heart disease. Born in Germany, he was a resident of this vicinity for many years. He is survived by his wife, Antonia, 2 sons, Oscar G. Schroeder, St. Ansgar and Alvin Schroeder, Little Cedar; 3 daughters, Mrs. Melvin Julson, St. Paul, Mrs. E. H. Mielke, Wheaton, Minn., and Mrs. Robert Feldt, St. Ansgar. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Immanuel ' Lutheran church, the Rev. Paul Brammer officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery south of St. Ansgar. sor a masquerade dance in the hall Wednesday night. GREENE--The handicraft department of the local Woman's club will meet at the home of Mrs. Herbert Cliff Wednesday afternoon. PLYMOUTH -- The Farmers' Wives' and Daughters club' meets at the L. Stevens farm home southwest of Plymouth Wednesday. L, WEST, FARMER, DIES SUDDENLY Body Found in Bed at Home;' Funeral Tuesday Wesley -- Funeral services for Leo West, 68, who died at his home Saturday night about 11 o'clock following a heart attack after going to bed for the night, were held Tuesday at 10 a. m. at St. Joseph's Catholic church in Wesley with the Rev. L, N. Klein in charge. Mr. West was one of Wesley's substantial farmers, having lived on the same farm southwest of town for many years. He leaves besides his wife, 3 daughters and 4 sons as follows: Mrs. Ben Matern of Thornton; Mrs. Gaylen Vitzthum of Wesley; Mrs. Paul Studer o£ Corwith; Wilbur, Cletus and Donald at home and a son, Walter, who is with the army overseas. Burial was in the St. Joseph's Catholic cemetery. NURSE RETURNS HOME Alia Visfa--Mrs. Frank Maruska received a telephone call Saturday night from her daughter, Lt. Regina Maruska, army nurse, stating she had arrived In the states from Africa and would home. Enroute she will stop at Chicago and Milwaukee. FERTILE--The Farm Bureau of Worth county district No. 7 will meet Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Glea Hall. MANLY--The firemen's auxiliary of the B. of L. T. held its annual election of officers, with Mrs. Julia Ehquist as installing officer. Mrs. Ermine Todd Is the new president; Mrs. W. S. Ford, vice president; Mrs. Clarence Hogan, treasurer; and Mrs. Frank Garvey, secretary. SEXTON--Mrs. Oscar Hammond will entertain the W. S. C. S. Thursday at her home. MITCHELL--At a meeting of the Unity Study club at the home of Mrs. Agnes Parkhurst the following officers were elected: President, Mrs. Agnes Parkhurst; vice president, Helen Schmidt; secretary and treasurer, Mrs. Maude Wynn. RIDGEWAY--The Lincoln Ladies Aid society will meet at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 2, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Bakken. RIDGEWAY-^The local P. T. A. organization will hold a meeting at the school Thursday evening of this week. Hold Rites at Woden for Mrs. Russell Kopf Woden -- Funeral services for. Mrs. Russell Kopf, 38, daughter of Mrs. A. W. Hutchinson, were held Monday afternoon at the Methodist church with the Hev. Gerhard Hjelmaas, pastor of the Methodist church at Crystal Lake officiating. Mrs. Kopf died at her home in Waterloo Thursday afternoon following several months' illness. Before her marriage, Mrs. KopI was Etta Mae Bird. She lived in the vicinity of Woden previous to going to Waterloo. Surviving Mrs. Kopf are her husband, her mother, a stepfather, A. W. Hutchinson, 2 brothers, Clarence Bird of Woden, John Bird of' Columbus, Ohio, and 3 sisters, Mrs. Hans Smith of Wo- · den, Mrs. Clifford Butts of Cedar Falls and Mrs. Don Wilson of Woden. Burial was in Bingham township cemetery. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. ATBRST SMKFA 666 TAttErS.$AUrt. NOSE MQK Money wanted at once to put ADOLF HITLER OUT OF BUSINESS · $4 retail guaranteed for every $3 you lend · Oj«ck action assared by 10 million American fighting nen · Buy your extra War Bonds today affairs of the school and community. At the! age of 19 he became interested in the work at the Milwaukee depot as an apprentice, and for about 2 years he was relief man working at Emmetsburg, Ruthven and Cylinder. He was united in marriage to Miss Linda Mossness of Cylinder '·Sept. 11, 1893. To this union was born one child, Hazel Gerdes, who is postmaster at Wesley\ His first wife died Feb. 20, 1923. His record as, an em- ploye of the Milwaukee railroad has extended over a period of 54 years. He was married to Mrs. Jeannette McMurray March 2, 1937, and besides his wife, he leaves one daughter, Hazel, and 3 sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Casler of Britt, Mrs. Ruth Latham of LeMars and Mrs. Minnie EIwcll of Austin, Minn. FIRE DAMAGES HOME W o d e n--Considerable damage was caused by fire at the George Pommer home Monday afternoon. The rafters and roof of the house were damaged. DIES IN MINNESOTA West Union--Mrs. Ella Billmeyer, 70, died Jan. 19 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Maurice Sorenson, Stewartville, Minn., where she had lived the past year. The funeral was held Friday at Auburn where she was born and had spent her life until a year ago. Only survivor is her daughter, Mrs. Sorenson. Cigarets in N. Africa Sent From Iowa Falls Iowa Falls--Miss Geraldine Gilbert, Red Cross hospital recreation worker in north Africa, has written to friends in Iowa Falls that recently one of the other recreation workers in the some hospital opened a carton of cigarets and found they had been ser»t by the Iowa Falls Chamber of Commerce. - Miss Gilbert, a former kindergarten teacher In the Iowa Falls schools, is a daughter ot Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Gilbert. TO ATTEND CONFERENCE Cresco---Plais are nearly complete for a group of Howard county 4-H club boys to attend the district 4-H short course and conference to be held at Waterloo Thursday and Friday. County Agent Paul N. Payne and a dozen or more members and leaders from Howard county are planning to attend. TEACHER RESIGNS Stilson--Mrs. Olga B. Hodson has resigned her position as teacher of the Stilson schools and has gone to Charles City where her husband is now employed. Mrs. Gladys Jackson Brockman has been hired to teach in her place. PEOPLES GRSind ELECTRIC CGMPRNY FOX HUNTERS ACTIVE Goodell--Forty men engaged in n 2nd fox hunt Saturday and shot 2 red foxes and 28 rabbits. TETS all pitch in and help wipe Hitler off the m»p without delay-- I * and then do the same thing with Tojo. We can delirer the knockout punch fast, if we will. But it's going to take superhuman effort. The lotzlplus strength of this entire nation must be forcefully thrown in---not just on the firing line but back here at home as wed. It can be done--and it will be done--if every one backs tiic attack by investing to the limit in America's Fourth War Loan right now. And remember, this is no gift we're making--it's a loan at good interest to the strongest government on the face of the earth. Tbss advertisement prepartd cud cantribmted by T H E S T U D E B A K E R C O R P O R A T I O N ATTACK-' 3 PERSONS INJURED Clarion -- Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Schutt suffered minor injuries and Ed Beebe, driver of ^ Fort Dodge grocery truck, suffered shoulder injuries when their cars collided at an intersection 6 miles south and one mile west of Clarion Saturday afternoon. They were brought to Clarion - for treatment. Mr. Schutt is a farmer living south of Clarion. An enterprising Yankee fur trader on the west coast once swapped a rusty iron chisel for $8,000 worth of furs. LEADERS GET DATA Garner--Help with subject matter for all the girls 4-H club leaders and assistant leaders will be presented at a meeting on Friday in the conference room of the Central States building in Britt. GETS COMMISSION Cresco--Lt. Gerald Herold, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Herold of Cresco, has been commissioned 1st lieutenant by order of Gen. Douglas MacArlhur in Australia. ICE IS DANGEROUS Ventura--The icei on the upper part of the lake is a popular playground. The ice is not an entirely safe playground. What Would Ufe Be Without E Y E S PrecxMK Beyond Price CREDIT A» Ix»w As 81.00 A Week QUALITY GLASSES* It is only 6 minutes by bomber plane from Dover, England, to Calais, nearest port in occupied France.' '-, . - ' : '- .·" .'-:···. lENSBNOPWAi'CO DR. G. F. FA1LOR, Opt. 19V 2 No. Federal W A N t V f ° . . How about it? What has the lamp bulb you forgot to turn off ^hen you came up out of the basement got to do with helping to win the war? Obviously, not very much: But multiply this lamp by the millions of other lamps which people forget to turn off in attics, in closets, in unoccupied rooms -- every day -- and you get some idea of the part the conservation of electricity can play in saving urgently needed fuel, manpower a ad transportation facilities; Nobody expects you to sit around in the dark or overwork your eyes under insufficient light: You can have all. the light you need; -- whea you need it-- ·where you need it Won't you show your appreciation of this abundance of essential light, in the face of so many necessary wartime scarcities, by remembering not to waste it? PEOPLES* GAS fr ELECTRIC COMPANY JU Essential Industry Giving Ym Friendly, DcpemfoUe $ema»

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