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January 31, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 4

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4 tt»ait,T, Jan. It. 144 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE "-\ Charles City Globe-Gazette BOYS RANSACK FARM PROPERTY Persons Ranging From 12-20 Years Arrested Charles City .-- According to Floyd county Sheriff B. F. Atherton, a gang of young hoodlums, who have been breaking into the Miner cabin at Miner's camp, northwest of Charles City on the outskirts, near the Cedar river, and destroying property, has been rounded up. Sheriff Atherton said they also broke windows and ransacked a farm house north of Charles City. One of those apprehended has admitted the depradations, accord7 ing to the officer, who stated that 8 had already been implicated,' 2 girls and 6 boys, and that 2 more will be picked up shortly. Sheriff Atherton also said that 2 stolen revolvers have been recovered from 2 of the "gang" whose members range in age from 12 to 20 years; that juvenile com r plaints have been filed and a hearing before a judge in district court will be held shortly The sheriff said he also learned that they had intended to tackle Asthma Mucus Fought Easy Way Choking, gasping, wheezln?, recurring attacks of Bronchial Asthma ruin your sleep mad Tub Tour blood of vitally Import am oxygen because you can't get air la and cut of your luiigs properlv. But now It Is no lanKT necSiarr'to suffer from these terrible attacks without the ben eat 7011 may receive mm * physician's prescription called Men«*co. Within a very short time after tbe first dose, Men*aeo ingredients start clr dilating thru the blood, thus retching the ·mallest as well as the largest Bronchial tubes where they usually quickly help Hq IT. loosen and remove thick strmnul mucus (phlegm), thereby promoting In- breathing and more restful sleep. In fact Meadaco has proved so successful In helplni thousands of sufferers from recurring tpasms of Bronchial'Asthma that it 1* soli under a guarantee of mancy bact unless wmpletely satisfactory. So get Mend*c* « · ^ " i TO m you Mendaco tss sf noiher vacant house on a farm orth of Charles City, which inci- entally belongs to the sheriff imself. The officer said that in the irge Miner nabin, windows were roken, furniture turned upside own, and some broken, a stove 'as overturned, and ashes scat- ered on the floor, lamps and ishes scattered and broken. In le Girl Scout cabin, locks were roken, dishes and windows brok- n, bedding cut open, and feathers :rewn all over the floors, -and ut in cupboards and cooking tensils. In" a 3rd cabin, windows vere broken, furniture over- urned and the place generally ansacked, with soap chips, clean- ng powder and plaster scattered n the floors. Charles City Briefs Word has been received thai )6rdthy Dawson, formerly of Charles City, has received hei commission as an ensign in the WAVES and is now stationed a Los Angeles, Cal., where-she is studying meteorology. Pvt. John Farrel and wife arrived here Friday to spend a week's furlough at · their home 301 Tenth avenue. Private Farre las been stationed at Camp Wol iers, Tex., and is being trans ferred to Fort Meade, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hilde brand are the parents of a daugh ter, born at the Cedar Valley hos pital Saturday. Mr. and Mrs.^Ger aid Anderson are the parents o f . daughter, and Mr. and Mrs. Art Kielsmeier, also the parents of daughter, born at the hospital. Mrs. Herman Nelson left Sat urday night for Chicago on a buy ing trip in the interests of he shop. She expects to be gon about a week. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Baughma and son, Don, of .Dubuque, for merly ol Charles City, spent th weekend in Charles City, wil Mr. and Mrs." Ray DeBoest. M Baughman is manager of the Cap ital Tobacco Corporation at Du buque. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Onstine Mason City were in Charles City Saturday' afternoon. Mr. Onsti lold Funeral Tuesday or Mrs. Anna Petznick Charles City--The' remains of Irs. Anna Petznick, who died aturday at her home in Minne- polis, after a long illness, will ar- ye here Tuesday morning, and ll be taken in charge by Gross- lann's, where funeral services ill be held Tuesday afternoon at o'clock with the Rev. Walter M. ritschel, pastor of the St. John's Jutheran church, officiating. In- erment will be in Riverside cem- tery. Mrs. Petznick, prior to going to Minnesota about 40 years ago, ved in Charles City most of her ife, being the daughter of Fred nd Augusta Havner, and was married to John Petznick, who vith one daughter, Mrs. Edna Scharf, both of Minneapolis, survive; also 2 brothers, Fred and 2us Havner; 2 sisters, Mrs. Augusta Voielker arid Mrs. Ida Hoeft, all of Charles City. Mrs, Petznick- was born in Charles City. the pockets of soldiers and sailors. These are being sent to them all over the world. One of the first books so chosen was "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" written by Betty Smith and 'published by Harpers. Of interest to Charles Cityans, is the cover illustration, which was done by Mrs. W. K. Pope, of New York. She is the former Betty Carney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carney, of Charles City. BOARD AND ROOM ·v GfNI AHERN THE HOUSE NEXT DOOR ^ 15 FORTY MILES AWAY,-BUT THE EASCHER THERE ISW'T LOMESOME,-- --- T EM YE ARS vAGO HE. CAUGHT A BUFGLAR it-! HIS HOUSE, AND HELD A GUN ON HIM EVER. SlUCETOMAKE K1A\ STAY / on business, and Mrs. Onstine, visiting friends. Mr. Onstine is a salesman for the Capital Tobacco Corp^, at Mason City. Lt. and Mrs. Floyd Hildebranc are the parents of. a son, Donak Ernest, born Jan. 23, at Santa Paulua, Cal. Lt. Hildebrand is : pilot in the air corps stationed a Great Falls, Mont., and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Hildabrand, of Charles City. Maxine Knudslien and Audre K l u w e left for Emmetsburj Thursday, where they spent the weekend. Mrs. Donald Beckwlth receivec word from her husband that h has been advanced from fireman 2nd class to fireman first class. H is in O. G. U., Camp Scott, ^Earra gut, Idaho," waiting to be sh'ippec out. Former Charles City Woman Does Cover Ar Charles City--Each month th literary critics are choosing a fe\ of the best modern books to b published in special editions to fi Osco Drug Savings Scrub Brushes 101161 8c 1,000 Sheet Eyensoft. (Limit 2) ............ 2 Rolls 9C . . . . 2 for 45 C 500 Sheet Boxes. {Limit 2) Clinic A D Vitamins Halibut Liver Oil Capsules HAIR PINS 100 (Limit I) 49c 6 DIVISIONS LAND NEAR ROME Armor, Heavy Artillery Ashore on Beachhead By WALTER LOGAN! Representing The Combined 1!. S. Press Aboard A Destroyer Off Anzio, taly. (U.P.)--Six allied infantry di- isions (normally 30,000 men) iave been put ashore in the al- icd beachhead south ot Rome de- pite almost ceaseless enemy jombing. The initial invasion troops have teen reinforced with armor and heavy artillery and it is possible hat the Germans south of Rome vill be pinched off between the 5th and Sth armies in the future. (Homer Bigart, another American correspondent, reported from :he beachhead Saturday that the nvasion forces had massed enough men and guns to "secure a bridgehead wider and deeper than that grasped at Salerno in 21 days of bloody fighting.") (The initial forces ashore at Anzio. Bigart said, captured German b a t t a l i o n headquarters, where they found plans showing where every mine in the area had been planted.) Allied supplies continue to pour into the beachhead despite bombing which has been far more frequent-than at Salerno. _ With the exception of one day when rough seas delayed us, however, "there has been a steady stream of landing ship-tanks and liberty ships heading in to Anzio with supplies. · At almost any hour, day or night, ships can be seen going both ways. · j The Germans, making use ot the Rome area airports', have tried virtually cverythine in the book to break up our convoys and disrupt the beaches Abut have failed. Allied fighters and anti-aircraft batteries beat off dive-bomber, torpedo plane, high level bomber and glider bomb attacks. Allied cruisers screened by de- stoyers carry out daily artillery duels approximately 5 miles north of the beachhead with German coastal batteries. To the south, destroyers cruise slowly up and down ahe coast, firing rapidly at German concentrations ashore and in the lulls at the edge'of the Pontine marshes. ; .' lOc Box 2 13 (Limit 2) Sunkist Oranges GOOD QUALITY. 220s. *5/* (Limit 2 Dozen) Dozen fJ\ Emerald Oil Lady Esther 5 JerisHair Oil Bird Seed 60c p owder 39c 39c 60c Bottlc (Limit i French's. (Limit 1 ) TO-oi. Box. . lOc Carnation MILK 2 Cans 11 Palraolive SOAP 2 Regular Cakes 1C RockfordSox Model Spark Plug (Limit I Pair) Pair. 9c SMOKING TOBACCO l-lb. Pkg. 5c Plug Tobacco. (Limit 2) (Limit 2) Book Matches 50 Envelope Bo ' IF YOU WENT TO COOK AT TERRY'S RANCH, MDU VJOULDMT STAY A MONTH/---WE WERE THERE, AKOrrS SO LONELY VDU FIND YOURSELF TRYING TO JAM THE LITTLE DOGRONTHS CUCKOO CLOCK. SO THE BIRD WILL. STAY OUT v;rTH MOU / age. They remained on untreated stalks, eventually killing them. Bell plans to take his compound to the University-o£ Illinois college oC Agricutlure for further testing. Soldier on Furlough Home Learns of Death of Brother in Italy Cresco--Cpl. Lloyd Fenskc, sou of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fenske, who is stati6ned at North Camp Polk, La., is at home on furlough, and upon -his arrival here was shocked to learn of the death of his brother, Elmer, who was killed in action in Italy Jan. 3. Corporal Fenske is spending his furlough here with his wife and family. ENJOYS FURLOUGH Cresco--T. Cpl. George Leffler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Leffler o£ Cresco, who is stationed at Geiger Field, Wash., as instructor in carpentry at the aviation engineers training unit, is on furlough at the parental home. He is accompanied by his wife. Woman Badly Injured in Fall Into Basement Clariou--Mrs. O. W. Thompson? suffered severe injuries Wednesday evening when she fell down ; the basement stairs at her home, j No bones were broken but she has; a painful cut on her head, back i injuries- and her face and hands { were badly bruised. Tuesday: -- Worcester, Mass.-The French language is spoken by 4(^ million people. Cresco -- Mr. and Mrs. Harry Crawford of Cresco enjoyed ·· few days visit from their son, Donald, o£ the merchant marine who has b e e n stationed at Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, N. Y., as 2nd cook and baker. DEAR MOtt'.- WUU.E AWR5 THE/ LAKE. US TO GET DEED TO HUfeSE AVS. VEST \JESIS.-TIE GUYS K\D ME I ALSO R5T CM A ap ROOMED LIFE. *UR DUBU/CAREFUL Sot* P.S..I AUMAVS US£ 91SFBJC6RS WTO A BE1X CRVPTOtJUOTE--A cryptogram quotation F V R P A M T E L W I L O M F H M A R M T E Y P M W . P T K J T H G V W P S L M S R -- W I F A M T . S J D R F Part of Jap Flag on Ship Clings to Plane Operated by American Washington, (.^P)--The story o[ ho\v an American pilot flew his bombing plane so Ipw in attacking a Japanese snip that he car[ ried away the Rising S'jn flag and I part oC the mast was told Sunday by Col. Kendall J. Fielder, assistant chief o[ staff for U. S. military intelligence in the Centrdl Pacific. Speaking on'the Army Hour, an NBC broadcast, Fielder identified the daring pilot as Lieut. James Brown of Pittsburgh. The nttack, he said, occurred during a recent raid off Wotje in the Marshall islands. When Brown returned to the base after successfully bombing the vessel, Fielder said, the Japanese flag and part of the mast still were attached to his landing gear. '*The Jap ship, a cargo vessel," he added, ''was sunk." Saturday's Cryptoquote: WELCOME EVER SMILES FAREWELL GOES OUT SIGHING--SHAKESPEARE. Blond Haircutter Trims Soldiers and They Like It Special session of Analgesic Balm Lnden's Cough Drops COFFEE (Limit I) One-ounce Tube SCREEN ENAMEL 50c. Black Dot. Quart 19c WOODBURY Dry Skin Cream MAKER Drip-o-lator. (Limit I ) $1.00. 8-Cup China JERGENS LOTION Monday -- Ti*««l«y -- Wednesday Iowa Legislature Cost State $9,276 DCS Moines, (/P) -- The 3-day session of the Iowa legislature .vhich passed the bill designed to facilitate voting by persons in the armed services cost the -state $9,276.53, a recapitulation by the state comptroller's office showed. Largest item \vas the salaries of the legislators, each of whom received S10 for each of the 3 days. Total salary costs were 83,240 for the representatives and $1,360 for the senators. The legislators also received 5 cents a mile for transportation from their homes to Des Moines and back. This item totaled $1.372 for .representatives and $649.60 for senators. There was one exception in both the salary and mileage item. Representative Earl G. Fishbaugh, Jr., (R.. Shenandoah), who attended the session on leave oE absence from his army air forces station at Tampa, Fla., declined to accept cither salary or mileage for his attendance. By EMILIE BASEL United Press Staff Correspondent Scott Field, 111., (U.P.) --Women and barbers are popularly supposed to do more talking than a campaigning congressman, but Virginia Micheel, head-trimmer to the soldiers'stationed here, disqualifies jokesters on both counts by snipping in silence. niiss Micheel worked as a beauty operator for several years ne- fore she followed her father and S brothers into the barbcrinff profession. Now, after 6 months at barber college and 2^-j years apprenticeship, she is the sole wom- mau barber at the army post here. The soldiers like both her silence and her skill with the clippers apparently, for she averages between 40 and 50 haircuts a day. Most of them, she said, are requests for ''anything but G. 1." She -has found that most of the soldiers cling' to their own style of trim, but if the back of the head and neck are neatly clipped military authorities make no complaint. The required length of the serviceman's crowning glory is about 2 inches, according to post regulation, but Miss Micheel doesn't bother to measure it. Her own practiced eyes tell her when to quit the clipping. Men, she said, digging back into her beauty shop experincce, talk just as much as women while their locks are beinr streamlined but don't give out with their personal intimate life as much. She works quietly, throwing in an occasional word only to show the orating soldier that she's an appreciative audience. The blond,- 21 year old clipping expert believes her family holds a record in bartering history,,,with 5 ot them practicing the trade at the same time. Her father, a barber since the age of 16, works in their home-town, Germantown, 111., but the children work at MRS. J. MUSEL DIES Chester--Mrs. James Musel. 70, died at her home Friday night following a long illness. She had used a wheel chair the past 2 ears after suffering a stroke- She survived by her husband, 5 sons and 3 daughters. Two sons arc in service, 1 1 in England. in Australia and GETS TROMOTION Cresco--Sgt. Hubert Ernst, son | of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ernst of Cresco, was recently promoted to the rank ot staff sergeant "somewhere" in England, with the armored engineers. During his absence in the service his wife is staying at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Wocll- stcin, in Cresco. . Scott Field Exchange Shops. The only non-barber in the family, with the exception of mother and 10 year old sister Lillian, is her brother Roger, a clerk in the exchange sfiops. Lillian is already casting the shadow of her future career by deftly scissoring the heads of her unprotesting dolls. Miss iMichecl is proud of her solo standing as the only woman barber at Scott Field, but more that her customers keep coming back for more in spite of her formidable competition in the persons of 35 male barbers at the post. -There are about 10 or 12 women barbers scissorinsr servicemen at army camps throughout the nation, she said, with 6 of them keeping the fuzz off G. I. necklines at Fort Lawton, Seattle, Wash. Father Paul Likes Bleak Alaska Isle Tununnk, Nelson Island, (U.P.)-- Father Paul C. Deschout, Jesuit priest for 10 years on this bleak, little-known sea island, much difficulty learning the ways of the Eskimos here as they had becoming accustomed to his. When the Belgian-born priest was called to an outlying village to officiate at a funeral, he found the village elders sitting on a bench in the kashim, or men's house. He began shaking with them, moving along the line of skin-lad hunters, trying to gain their confidence. "I was halfway along lhe line ot men," Father Paul relates, "when I found myself shaking hands with the dead man. They had brought him into the kashim for a last visit before buried." . " Father Paul has been off Nelson Island only once in 10 years, and then he hurried back, homesick for his bleak island home, his tiny chapel, and the wild Eskimos he works, hunts and lives with. With his team of 8 malemutes, the priest travels constantly'among the native villages, pinch-hitting in every capacity from midwife to reindeer herder. Today Father Paul was preparing for a trip to a remote village on the other side of the island. All the men of this village were away on the reindeer round-up-and 4 children were about to be born. The men wanted Paul to bring them news ot their wives and offspring as soon as possible, and the women wanted him there with a medical kit. "One thing about it," Father Paul laughed, "if the babies are all boys. I'll be the most messenger on Nelson island when I return." Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier l«r. · \ k, Farmer Tests Method to Combat Com Borer Watseka, III- years work, John old \Vatseka farmer, believes he has developed a new method o: combatting the voracious ,corn borer. He has prepared a compounc which he mixes with commercia fertilizer. The compound in the fertilizer is taken into the grounc and absorbed into the cornstalk. The subsequent taste is unplcas ant to the borer but not toxic livestock. In his tests the borers left th treated stalks in 2 days, too. short a time to have done much dam LUNCHEON SPECIAL BAKED CHICKEN LOAF MASHED POTATOES VEGETABLE DRINK PARK INN ENDS MONDAY "CLAUDIA" .MEXICALI ROSE' TUBS. - WED. John Wayne Martha Scott "IN OLD OKLAHOMA TOGETHER in a Dither! The four top funsters o' the air--re-united for the laugh hit of the year! Jimmy Lydon : "HENRY ALDRICH HAUNTS A HOUSE 1 LYNN KERNS WED. MALEK'S BAND FRI. LYNN KERNS SAT. Mid-Winter Star Attraction NEXT SUN. GEORGE OLSEN and His Orch. With All HIS RADIO STARS E. BROWN in "The Daring Young Man" Late Bus Wed. - Fri. - Sat. - Sun. ENDS TONITE, MON. "Action in the North Atlantic "Two Fisted Justice" NOW - PLAYING ALLAN JONES ^ JANE FBAZEE . ATE !»EE«-Mf KUW.FUK KTUR.IOUUa Mm JUCE C tlEUCt - KKM ky Florion Robtrti NOW SHOWING 2 Top Hits! (UK-- A f t e r 3 · Bargain Pricw · Mat. lie - Eve; 3*c - Fl«s Tax

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