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January 27, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 13

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_ _ . J » n . M , 1M4 13 iN. Cm GLOBE-GAZETTE lotioning Calendar · v vi 11*: Brown meat stamps R, s. T. _ , V, Book 3. Green stamps G. H. J, ··Book 4. Sugar stamp No. 30. Book 4, | food for S pounds; Shoes, stamp 18, JlBook i, and Airplane stamp J. Book 3. R' good indefinitely; Gasoline 10-A cou- I pons good for 3 callous; B and C (u- ['itued prior to Dee. 1) good for 2 cal. J/each; B2 and C2 (issued after Dae. li \ good for 5 gal* eachr Fuel oil, new r. .season's period 3 coupons good for flO i'gal. each. |a*.£9: Brown meat stamps R, S. T, U i expire. I'an. 34: Brown meat stamp W valid. V'ifc. IT Green slamps K, L, M valid. ' 7: Fuel oil period 2 coupons expire. |f«fc, ·: Fuel oil period 4 coupons valid. ±«: Green stamps G. H. J expire. |*eb. M: Brown meat stamps V, W expire. ~,£8: Fourth inspection period. Class B ration expires; FUth inspection pe- i riod. Class C ration or bulk coupons expire, March 13: fuel oil period 3 coupons ax- plre, refc £·: Green, stamps K, L, M expire. rehSl; Gasoline'A coupon, No. 10 ex[ pires. . ' 'arck 31: Sugar coupon No. 30 expires. arch 31:. Third inspection period. Class ! A ration expires. J Commercial vehicles: Every 6 months lr'.' every 5,000 miles, whichever occurs poner. I Certificates no longer needed for recap- 1 K tires. .ate applicants for war rafion Book 4: ~y in person at your local board and nt Book 3. $51,500 Local Red Cross }ason City Calender . M--Rillev club organization meeting course of Instruction. I 2»r-Open house at Service Men's |ib for Legionnaires, wives, mothers §id sweethearts, --Waste paper and grease colleo day. 13--Maj. Frank Miles to speak at milton graduation exercises at First fethodist church. IS--Retailers' Victory' bond party dance. PRITCHARD HEAD OF BIG CANVASS SET FOR MARCH Cerro Gordo Drive Part of Nationwide $200,000,000 Campaign Cerro Gordo county's quota ,in the forthcoming $200,000,000 war fund campaign of the American Red Cross is 551,500, it was announced Thursday by Paul Pritchard, chairman tor the local chapter's campaign' chairman. The campaign will take place in March. The quota is based on the needs of the chapter plus its apportionment p£ the budget of the national organization. It If the largest quota in the history of the Cerro Gordo county chapter. ·. "The increase in the requirements for Red Cross work results from increased . needs for work with the armed forces," Mr. Fritchard said. "The total number of Lions Propose Making Old Library Into Youth Center ·A program designed to lessen'if not solve one vital'phase of the community's so-called youth problem was outlined by Dr. C..F. Starr to the Mason City Lions club at its weekly meeting at the Green Mill Wednesday noon. The proposal offered by him was to convert the old library on East State lovie Menu -- ·"Ar«iind the World" now play- LACE-- "H*re Comes Elmer" nown Guest'' now jhowiuj:. RAND-i"Bember'* Moon" and lack Karen" end Friday. .-- "lankee Doodle Dandy" vnday. KE-- "Yonnt Ideas" and "Adventure* kf Tartu" en* Thursday. "The Avenger" In* "Death Valley Kanccrs" start friday. "The ends men in the armed forces of, the United States to be served by the Red Cross has been very greatly increased durin£ the last year and irents-Wives ' MEN AND WOMEN IN THE' IVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY our help Is needed in compiling the ·Id war II history of Cerro Gordo nty men and worn en, c only way the FRIENDS OF Ll- RIE5 can get this vital in tor ma lion r you procuring one of the ques- ·aires for each one of your family service, fill out as many of the tions as you know and mail or bring "ic Mason City Globe-Gazette, trom it will be forwarded to the nds of Libraries files at the Mason ··'library. . m may receive the questionnaire at -Globe-Gazette or the Mason City ary. Get -yours now, fill it out and* d it in. You want the record of your . husband or daughter in this Cerro irdo ccunty history that is being com- 1 now. IERE IN Guitar. Phone 729. obert Kinnan, son of Mr. and «.· Fred Kinnan, 408 26th street ", .reports he saw a robin Satur- Briy your J. R. Watkins Products 14 6th S. E. Mrs. Mae Ford. 4379 son weighing 8 pounds 6% :es was born to Mr. and Mrs. pnry B rower, Clear Lake, at the cy hospital Wednesday. 'Ibor Sanders. Boomhower Hdw. f embers of the American ~Le- Jn have been asked to turn out the memorial service for Pvt. rtih Shinn at the First Meth- st church, meeting at 7:30 ock. , firemen extinguished a roof fire |he home of Ernest-Scheetz,'916 ginia S. E., at 8:12 p. m. Wedday: The fire started from |rks from the chimney. he condition of L. E. Reed, hrles City, was reported as fair |he Park hospital Thursday. He ne ill while driving Tuesday ht and his car ran off- an em- Ikment near- the KGLO towers. Iwas not injured in the accident, was taken to the hospital for ptment of his illness. y Morning Service [Bethlehem Church; jistor's Mother Dies ue to the absence of the Rev. | A. Hinz, pastor of the Bethle- i Lutheran church, the Sun-' morning services will not be Id,' but an evening service at ko will be conducted by the Sv. George Kupke of Garner. ·Pastor Hinz and family are at- liding the funeral of M,rs. Hinz's pthcr, Mrs. R ; Schroth of Mil- lufcee, Wis., who died Wednes- ly^evening. The funeral will be |ld Saturday afternoon at the Calvary Lutheran church, raukee. The pastor and his family in- hd to return home Monday eve- ag. PAUt S. PRITCHARD --"There are Larger Needs" the dispersion of the forces to more and more combat zones and outlying stations necessitated Red Cross service at many more locations." Viewed as a total, Mr. Pritchard emphasized, the Red Cross goal seems large, but if it is considered in relation to the number of men now in the armed forces he said it represents "a very modest sum for Red Cross service for a full year." "We are confident^' he added, "that the people of Cerro Gordo county and of all America will respond generously to this appeal and provide the resources necessary for the continuance of the activities which the army and navy have requested the Red Cross to render on behalf of the men in the armed forces and their 'families." The following statement, Mr. Pritchard said, shows by the main divisions of the program the funds required to be raised in the campaign of March, 1944, for the operations of the Red Cross for the year March 1, 1944, to Feb. 28, 1945. -Approximately 90 per cent of the total funds of $200,000,000 will be devoted to activities directly connected with, or a necessary part of, Red Cross service ^nd assistance to the armed forces. In the following tabulations the first 9 items show activities wholly for the armed forces. Most of the other activities are, in large part, for the armed forces or necessary for the conduct of those services. Red Cross service in arrny and street into a youth center at which dancing, games and refreshments would be available at lowest cost and under appropriate rules. Under the plan as presented by Dr. Starr, member of a special Lions club committee studying the youth problem for several months, the old library would be repaired and altered with a view to making it most suitable for the new use. Fullest co-operation" with all other interested individuals and agencies would be invited under the plan explained by Dr. Starr and other members of the special committee, which included Dr. M. D. McMichael, chairman, W. H. Rees, Otto Satler, the Rev. A. N. Rogness and Richard E. Romey. While unanimous approval was given to the general idea by rising vote of the club, final action on the assumption of underwriting responsibility was deferred until next week for further study and consideration: i Ail members of the club were asked to attend a high school P. T. A. meeting Thursday night at which J. L. Dalton, head of the F. B. T. for Iowa, was to be the principal speaker. His counsel on specific approaches to the problem was to be sought. A fundamental in conducting such a youth center, based on experience in numerous other communities where the plan has been operated successfully, lies in giving boys and girls the fullest possible measure of responsibility. In laying the groundwork here, there has been consultation with representatives from the high school student body, the city council, P. T. A. representatives and many others -with a known interest in the 'subject. "There is no thought," said Mr. Satter, "that this youth center will in any sense take the place of home influence or parental discipline. What we have in mind is a place where boys and girls can get together on appointed evenings for 2 or 3 hours of clean, healthful recreation." Dr. Starr in his presentation identified himself as one who doesn't believe there are many essentially bad boys or girls. Most o£ them who end up in penal institutions could be saved by bettered invironment and influences in their formative years. Nor would he accept" the" thesis that our youth of today is more disposed to delinquency than the youth of other generations, including his own. Certain changes in the American, pattern of life. If a.plan proposed by the Lions club is carried out, the old Mason City library building, which has been vacant 4 years, will be converted into a youth center with provisions for dancing, games and refreshments. 2 SCHOOLS GET TONS WASTE PAPER IN DRIVE Money to Be Used for Red Cross, Christmas 1 Cheer, Other Activities For an example ol what the school children are doing in collection of waste paper let's take- a look at the Monroe and Washington schools, of which Miss Emma Behm is principal. In their first of a series of weekly collections the boys and girls, in co-operation with (heir teachers and principal, gathered Z 1 /tons. Magazines, newspaper, cardboard and waste paper was included in the collection. Washington brought in 2,569 pounds and Monroe, 2,789 pounds. The combined collection brought 540.65, which is to be placed in what will be known as the Monroe-Washington waste paper fund Money in this fund will be used for such causes as the Red Cross, children's club work, Christmas Sheer fund and other activities that may come to.the attention of After Operation in 1943-- -»" ----Polio Victim 36 Years Walks Without Brace It costs money to fight infantile paralysis--but the expenditura yields remarkable results. This became evident in the 1943 outbreak o£ the disease, which was the first in 12 years. Almost 12,000 persqns--men, womena and children -- w e r e stricken with infantile paralysis last year. It costs about $1,800 to give a year's care and the Kenny treatment to one patient. Fortunately all didn't require a year's treatment, but the total cost reached a high figure. 1 The returns on this expenditure, however, were phenomenal beginning with the last World war and accelerated by the present war, have created , added problems and temptations for youth. "I would not, however," he- added, "want to be understood as suggesting that the things we are proposing at this time is any passing fad. To the contrary. I think that the need existent today will in all probability become greater rather than less after this war. "It might be, of course, that what we're*suggesting would have to be set down as a *noble experiment' after 6 months or a year. But I think it's a great deal more likely that we'd be entering an important long range program." BANCO DEPOSITS AT DEC. 31 HIGH Net Income at Peak for Last 12 Years The 1943 annual report of Northwest Bancorporation and affiliated banks and companies was released Thursday by J. C. Thomson, president. Combined deposits of affiliated banks including the First National of Mason City, as of Dec. 31 1943, were $912,808,532, which i: higher than for any previous yearend. On a comparable basis, the consolidated net income of the holding company and its affiliates o£ $3,432,226, equal to $2.21 per share, was not only higher than for 1942 which was $1.61 per share, but for any year since 1931. As .the result' of retention of a larger aggregate amount of earnings by affiliated banks, the income of the holding company decreased from $1,113,280, equal to 72 cents per share, in 1942 to $962,333, or 62 cents per share, in 1943. Two dividends of 25 cents each were paid in 1943, similar to amounts which were paid in 1942. Total capital and surplus of Northwest Bancorppration increased from $41,593,011 as of Bee. 31, 1942 to $44,261,090 as of Dec. 31, 1943, the latter being equal to $28.52 per share, as against $26.80 per share at the end of 1942. Local Brick and Tile Workers Vote CIO as Bargaining Agent By a vote of 98 to 51 employes o f ' t h e Mason City Brick and Tile c o m p a n y Wednesday afternoon decided to be represented by the International TJnion of Mine, Mil 1 and Smelter Workers o£ the C. I O. in collective bargaining with the employer. , the groups. A garage, across the street from the Washington school in the 1000 olock on Washington N. W., is used for storage. As this project got under way so successfully expressions of appreciation went to Miss Rehm, the teachers of the schools and the janitors .for their excellent cooperation. in relief from suffering, in warding off lifelong crippling. And even in Cerro Gordo county, which has been relatively free from the disease so far, but must be on the lookout for the future, funds have been expended with most satisfying: results. That is why the campaign now under way to raise additional funds is so important. A. J. Thompson, assistant secretary of the local chapter!of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, Thursday pointed out that the principal expenditures of the chapter in 1943 were for hospitalization and corrective operations in cases of long standing. The outstanding case of the year financed by the local chapter was that of Mrs. Albert De Marls, the wife of a Jacob E. Decker and Sons ''employe, residing at 210 14th N. E., Mason Every story should have a hap.py ending: and it will for such as these if ample funds are raised in the current campaign conducted by the Cerro Gordo chapter and other units of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. City. Mrs. De Maris, a woman in her*-forties and the mother of 9 chil- as removed entirely and for the the holding company and its affiliated banks, which are not included in figuring the book value Mr. Homey in contemplated use discussing the of the old li- of the corporation stock, increased from $6,946,991 at the end of 1942 to $8,851,786 at the end of 1943. Substantial write-offs w e r e made on banking premises. Affiliated banks by charge-offs, \vrite-downs, or addition to their own reserve for contingencies, had provided for all assets classified as doubtful or loss by supervisory authorities, by corporation examiners, or their own officers. SGT. RYAN RITES HELD AT CHURCH Military Honor.s Are Given Crash Victim Funeral services for Sgt, Dennis P. Ryan, 22, who was killed in an airplane crash at Birmingham, Ala., Tuesday, Jan. 18, were held at St. Joseph's Catholic church ·Wednesday, -vyith Father P. J. Behan officiating. Full military rites were held'at the graveside at St. Joseph's Catholic cemetery. Pallbearers were Raymond Donnelly, Lloyd Kelroy, Patrick Curtin, Kenneth Holmlund, Marcel! Balek and Thomas Clausen. Attending the services from out of the city were Mr. and Mrs Louis Fernctte, Prairie du Chien Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Wilber Hershey, Oklahoma City, Okla., Mrs Elnora Moorhead and Pat Ryan Chicago, and James Ryan anc daughter, Morlene, Portland, Ore Tech. Sgt. John Ryan, Ft. Lewis Wash., Pvt. 1/c and Mrs. Raymond Benish, Kansas C i t y , Kans Norene Sullivan, Chicago, Mr. anc Mrs. Leo Cota and Mr. and Mrs Sylvester Cota, Des Moines, Mrs Fred Bahusen, Rockwell, Fathe Vern Cross, Mr. and Mrs. Wi' Cross, and son, Tech. Sgt. Bi Open House Saturday Night for Enlarged Legion Club Rooms An open house for Legionnaires, wives, mothers and sweethearts -will be held at the enlarged Service Men's club. Saturday evening, it was announced Thursday by Commander Oscar Jewell. Lunch will be served from 8 to 11 o'clock with-dancing in the new and enlarged Legion rooms. Rees could hardly believe his eyes vhen he sleepily answered the doorbell at his apartment. On the tep was a 5-Coot alligator. Rees aroused the janitor who coaxed he alligator into a basement ocker, and later turned it over to park attendants. navy hospitals at home and abroad, $26,200,000. Service in army and navy Amps and stations and in combat zones, $36,000,000. Assistance to chapters in home service work, $5,850,000. Blood^ donor service, $4,000,000. Emergency financial assistance to servicemen, $3,500,000. Chapter production of surgical dressings, garments and other articles, $2,100,000. / Emergency morale supplies for men in combat zones and hospitals, $3,850,000. Servicemen's clubs overseas, $27,000,000. Service to U. S. prisoners of war, $1,500,000. Disaster relief and civilian war aid, 53,850,000. Foreign war relief, $2,200,000. brary said that the main floor would become the center of the project. The upstairs would be boarded off, at least for the time being- One sizable room, formerly occupied by book stacks, would be floored over for dancing, with booths around the room. Another room or 2 would be set aside for ping pong and other games. Provision would also be made for a small kitchen, a milk bar, lounge, powder rooms,- juke box, soft drink machine and other items found essential in successful youth centers of other communities. ALIJGATOR ON PORCH New Orleans, (U.R)--James S. The U. S. public health service advocates control of tuberculosis by mass X-ray tests of war workers and their families. dren, the youngest being twins born just 2 months before she entered the hospital lor treatment, was stricken with infantile pay ralysis 36 years ago, resulting in a badly crippled left leg, on which 'she never afterwards walked without a brace. The brace used through her adult years was a heavy, cumbersome iron a f f a i r which was not inly ill-fitting and consequently painful but actually dangerous to her health. This woman was sent by the local chapter to The University hospital at Iowa City for the purpose of procuring a well-fitted, camfort- rocuring a well-fitted, comfort- ible brace, but after an examina- ion by the hospital doctors she was advised that they could perform an operation on the knee which they believed would eliminate the need for a brace. The local chapter agreed to finance such an operation and i was performed at once--in August, 1943. After the operation he: lower body and effected leg wa placed in a cast and she was re turned home in an ambulance. On subsequent trips to the hospita several of which had to be mad in an ambulance on account of th cast on her b o d y , checkup seemed to indicate that the opera tion was successful, On her last trip back to th hospital a few days ago the cas ret time in 36 years she could alk on this leg. without a sup- ort, although she was advised to ssist herself with crutches until er ankle became strong enough o support her full weight. It seems apparent that Mrs. De ·Taris will walk without any sup- ort whatever. She will probably ave to return to the hospital at bout 2 month intervals for the ext 6 months for observation, or which the chapter will pro- ide transportation. Up to date the total cost to the hapter in this case has been less han $300 and it was suggested by Mr. Thomson that if the generous people of our county who provided the funds through cam- jaigns in previous years, which made this assistance possible could see the benefits to this wife- and mother from the expenditure of this modest amount they would lave convincing proof of the real value of their support of this most worthy cause. This would be true' not for one year only but every year as similar cases will arise each year if the reserve funds are available to care for them, as well as giving first and immediate aid, which is so vital, to new cases through the 2 nurses now available in the county, trained in the Kenny method of hot applications, which training was sponsored by the local chapter. Grandpa 164 Times Jena, Ark., (U.PJ--James H. Sex- Ii, a native of North Carolina and (resident of Polk county for 40 died recently at the age of leaving '164 grandchildren. en Sexton died he left Uncle 20 grandsons and 10 greaf- ndsons in the armed forces. His endants included 69 grand- [iMren, 94 great-grandchildren Id-one great-great-grandchild. Repairs and alterations on the building, much, of which would be necessary in the ordinary maintenance o£ the building by the city, would approximate $4,000 and special equipment for which sponsors would have to assume responsibility would approximate $2,500, it was estimated. D r a w i n g on correspondence Pine Condemnation Appeal May Go to Jury Friday Noon Presentation of es'idence by Charles A. Pine in his appeal from a condemnation award by the city of Mason City was completed at noon Thursday and City Solicitor Charles E. Cornwell indicated that the case probably would go to the jury about Friday noon. He said that presentation of evidence by the city would hardly consume more than half a day. Mr. Pine is asking $4,950 damages for a drainage ditch which the city cut through the center of his 43 aero farm in order to carry surface water off the airport runways. The city condemned 3 acres of land. Cross, Hampton. Cpi. Marcus Ryan, Hawaii, was unable to attend. Sgt. Franklin L. Persidcs, Oklahoma City, escorted the body to Mason City from Alabama and attended the services here. The Meyer funeral home wns in charge. Mrs. Percy Donaldson Asks Divorce, Custody of 2 Minor Children Refa A. Donaldson has filed suit for divorce in district court here against Percy R. Donaldson on grounds of cruel and'inhuman treatment. She aslcs custody of '2 minor children, title to the home in which she is living and for the court to fix the amount of support money to be paid by Mr. Donaldson for the 2 children. The couple was married Aug. 22, 1917, at Cumberland, Wis., according to the petition. r Health, education services, $4,900,000. and safety General service and assistance to Red Cross chapters, $5,100,000., General executive and finance, $2,200,000. For contingencies, $11,750,000. Total required for the national and. international activities, $140,000,000. Requirements of 3,756 chapters, $60,000,000. Total campaign goal, $200,000,000. from other cities in which youth tuberculosis, centers have been established, Mr. Satter pointed out that there has been success in all cases where, the sponsoring organization has taken its responsibility seriously and where co-operation has been had from boys and girls, and from others interested in the subject. "But," he added, "in no place has it been a cure-all. It won't be a cure-all here. It will succeed in j u s t the measure that those behirld it work and make it succeed." The Army. Navy and Coast Guard have developed small-film technique in the X-ray hunt for ^The CIO in Michigan has organized a safety training course for union representatives at Wayne University, Detroit. NEW LOCATION Glasgow Tailors 8 South Delaware ART HEGG, Proprietor NAMED PIN-UP GIRL Hollywood, OJ.R)--Jeanne Crain, movie starlet, was bitten by a neighbor's dog recently and soldiers convalescing at a nearby airbase promptly voted her their pinup girl--"the girl we'd most like to chase dogs away from." She sent them an autographed pre- bite picture Thursday. The department of interior reports that the value of minerals mined in 1943 was 58,030,000.000, or nearly 500 million dollars greater than in the previous year. Men are dyiny...areyou buying? 1TF YOU'RE inclined to say, "I can't J- afford any more Bonds," just take another look at the casualty lists. At least $100 extr^ in Bonds--over and above your regular buying--is needed as your part in putting over the Fourth War Loan. 'At least $100,.$200,' $300, or $500 if you can possibly scrape it up. Look ^t those grim lists in today's paper. Buy your Bonds while the names are still fresh in your mind. Z^r^ BACK THE ATTACK! Uwa State BnuM Crea»eries, l»c. Get to Knu* GOOD CLOTHING FOR MEN AND BOYS ON FEDERAL--OPPOSITE THE PARK

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