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January 31, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

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g Monday," Jan. 31, 1944 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE WIDOW OF G, A, R, VETERAN DIES Mrs. Elsie Bullis Was Early Pioneer of Iowa low* Falls--Mrs. Elsie Bullis, 84 year old widow of a Civil war veteran, d i e d of penumonia at ttye home of her nephew, M. P. Bullis, Sunday morning. She was born near Lyons, Wis., July 15, 1859, daughter o£ Charles and Lovina Packard. In 1864 she came in a covered wagon with her parents to Hardin county. She was: a graduate of Iowa State .Teachers college in Cedar Falls, and taught at Alden and Livermore for several years prior to her marriage to J. W. Bullis, Aug' 15; 1889. Mr. Bullis was blinded in. the battle of Gettysburg. . He died in November, 1923. Mrs. Bullis was a member of the Congregational church, a past chaplain of the Iowa Falls chapter, : Daughters of the American Re,vo- lution; "and a member of the Charles Payne's Woman's Relief corps. She is survived by a sis^ter; Mrs. I. C. Bullis, who lives near Iowa Falls. Burial will be made in Union cemetery. Housewives Turn in Waste Fats to Get Meat Point HERE and THERE Klemme--Mr. and Mrs. George Thieman moved to Klemme Friday from their farm from which they are retiring. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Beiers also moved to Klemme. They too are retiring. Alexander--Miss Marjorie Richard went to Mt. Vernon Thursday where she will enter Cornell college for the remainder if the year. Garner--Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lorenz of Duncan were honored at a silver wedding party at the, Duncan Community hall. ,· /-.. Cresco--Zachary Gardner,--' son of Mr. and Mrs. Rupert Gardner of near Cresco, who has a rank of petty officer , 1st' class as master diver of the navy, spent a week with his "parents 'and left Sunday for his new station at Albany, Cat Iowa Pilot Completes Mission Over Europe Denison--1st Lt. Charles G. Cassaday, 26, recently completed his first mission over nazi-occupiec Europe, headquarters of an'AAF Photographic Group Reconnaissance has disclosed.. The 26 year old Denison resident displayed courage, skill and coolness piloting his P-38 lightning, and in escaping the watchful eyes of the enemy, to return to his aerial reconnaissance station in England, with pictures vital to crushing the nazi war machine. Lieutenant Cassaday is operations officer, and pilot, lor a photographic reconnaissance squadron. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Cassaday, reside at Denison. His wife, Mary Jean Crow Cassaday, lives at Mason City. Postmaster at Lawler Retires at Age Limit New Hampton--D. P. O'Connor, veteran Lawler postmaster, Monday retired from the postal' service, after serving more-than 18 'years. Mr. O'Connor has reached the age of 70 and must retire. Manly--Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Culver had as their guest Friday Mrs. G. L. Carlton of Vinton. Garner -- Verne Vanderschoor went to Jewell where he will "assist in the Art Fleenor funeral home for severaL weeks while Mr. Fleenor has an operation at Rochester, Minn. Rake--Ensign John Sorlien of the navy is spending a leave at the parental S. O. Sorlien home. His father, Chaplain Sorlien, is stationed at Chicago. Siilson -- Mrs. Mae Busch and sons, Clarence of Libertyville, 111., and Donald, serving, in the navy and now on furlough, visited their relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Emery Long and their nephew, Arthur Izzard, for several,days. Rock Falls--Leonard and Chester Calvert have gone to Grand Rapids, Minn., where they are packing Leonard Calvert's furniture to be moved back to Rock Falls. Mr. Calvert has been inducted into the navy. His family will live here. Plymouth--Miss Elizabeth Hanson of New York City, who has been vacationing with her parents, Mr and Mrs. J. O. Hanson, and other j relatives, left Friday night for her work in New York. Nora Springs--Mrs. Nick Schuver returned home last Thursday evening from Sheldon. She had been called there the precding Thursday by the serious illness of Emmetsburff--A group of Palo Alto county 4-H leaders and club members were to attend the 2-day district 4-H training school in Spencer Tuesday and Wednesday. Belmond--The following men who are in the armed forces are home on furlough: Merle Whippie, sailor,. from San Francisco; Cpl. Orlando Hokel, Nashville, Tenn.; Harold Shultz, petty officer 2nd class, Washington state. Nora Springs--Mrs. Jack Morris was taken to the Park hospital in Mason City suffering with quinsy. Goldfield--Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Lewis entertained a group of relatives at a family dinner recently in honor of their son, Cpl. Gene Lewis, who was spendin ga furlough with home folks. : Klemme -- Chief Petty Officer Walter Drake of the navy returned to his work in the state of Washington. He has served in the navy 8 years and expects to stay at least 20 years in the service when he will be eligible for retirement. ** Nora Springs--Mrs. J. E. Tatum and Mrs. D. K. Tatum drove to Waterloo and met Pvt. Dawes Tatum of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., who is spending a week at home as a "delay enroute" to a new post in California. BIG INCREASES SEEN IN AMOUNT Families Benefit by Getting Food Credits Des Moines, (IP)--A "tremendous increase" in the amount of waste fats being turned in to Iowa grocery stores since meat points have been issued for them was reported Monday by Herbert Flagman, state salvage chairman. During N o v e m b e r , 11C.OOO pounds of fats were collected in the state; incomplete reports on the December collections show 190,000 pounds, and Flagman said the amount still was increasing. Points paid for the waste fats are issued to rendering companies by the OPA, Flagman said, pointing out that one of the problems - - · · · did th'e had been that some grocers not know how to get back points they paid housewives. It is up to each grocer to turn collected fats over to a rendering company and get his reimbursement in meat points, Flagman said. Company Has Best Year in Sale Volume Northwood--John Slosson was re-elected president of the Worth county Co-operative Oil company at the annual meeting this week. Floyd E. Ensign was re-elected secretary-treasurer and Thomas A. Johnson vice president. All directors were re-elected including John M. Slosson, Thomas A. Johnson, Floyd E. Ensign, Leif Odden, L. H. Turvold, Ed Follmuth, George Dahl, F. H. Siebrecht and Ernest Fenny. Total sales of $91,616.11 were reported for the year, which is the largest volume of business in the 17 year's history of the organiza- Waldorf College Club Presents W. Earl Hall Forest City--The Waldorf International Relations club is presenting W. Earl Hall, editor of the Globe-Gazette, as speaker Wednesday evening at the Waldorf chapel. His topic will be "Bases for a Durable Peace." GETS COMMISSION Goldfield--Miss Marjorie Hanson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Hanson, has been commissioned an ensign in the navy nurse corps and reported for active duty at Great Lakes naval station. She was graduated from the Iowa Methodist hospital at Des Moines in 1943 and is a member of the American Red Cross nursing organization. her mother, Mrs. John N. Jungers. Popejoy--Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Rogers were given a farewell party at the church dining room Thursday night by members of the Wesleyan group. They are moving to a farm near Buckeye. Rock Falls--Vernel! McDonough is home from Idaho where he has taken his band training for the navy, visiting his wife and little son, David, for a few days. Manly--Guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Duclos for a couple of days were Mr. and Mrs. H V. White and children, Larry and Jane, of Nashua. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Duclos, of Austin, Itinn. Manly--Miss Marie Perkins, who teaches at Hampton, spent the weekend at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Perkins. ·Buffalo Center -- Mr. and Mrs. Mel Abbas and family moved Friday to Burt, where they purchased a home. Garner--Pvt. Lester Neuberger has returned to Camden, N. J., after spending a furlough with relatives and friends near Klemme for the past 2 weeks. Cresco- Mr. and Rake--Sgt. Odin Johnson and Pfc. Justice Sullivan, both Rake soldiers, met in Hawaii recently. Clarion -- Mrs. Harvey Armstrong has gone to Rochester, Minn., where she entered the Mayo clinic for observation and treatment. Carpenter--Mrs. Bessie Martinson and Lou Bartlas, Forest City, called Wednesday at the Olof Anderson home to visit Mrs. Roger Martinson and son, who will leave Thursday for Oakland, Cal., to join her husband, who is employed there. Rockwell--Pvt. Denny Treston, stationed in Florida, a r r i v e d Thursday and his sister, Mrs. Cecil McMonigle of Minneapolis came Friday for a visit with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Treston. Plymouth -- Pvt. Walter Ward, son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Ward, came home Thursday morning on an 8 day furlough. He is in the surgical division. Belmond--Mr. and Mrs. John McConville are the parents of a son born at the hospital Monday. Mrs. McConville is the former Margaret Dillon. Alexander--Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Latham and Mr. and Mrs. Merle Hanson were honored at 2 farewell parties before Amoving to Hampton. AIRMAN KILLED IN NAZI FLIGHT S. Sgt. Svend Krogh, 23, Fails to Make Return Hampton--Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Krogh of Hampton received word from the war department that their son, S. Sgt Svend Krogh, 23, had been killed in ac- 1VIEBT MR. GROUNDHOG--Here's the fellow thought by some to be the No. 1 long range weather forecaster. According to popular superstition, the groundhog wakes from his long winter sleep Feb. 2, .crawls from his underground burrow and takes a look-see. If the sun is shining and the hog sees his shadow he retires to his bed for 6 weeks'-more of winter. If no shadow puts in its appearance he hastily leaves his winter home for a 6 weeks prowl (object: Matrimony) in the lovely pre- spring weather. ___^ lion. Emil Justin and George H. Farnum, representatives of the W. H. Barber Co., of Minneapolis, spoke to the group. tion. He after was the first reported missing liberator bomber on .el Thompson--Cpl. Adain Hagenson and- wife visited his mother and sister. Cpl. Hagenson is in military police at Ft. Des Moines. ·Raymond Owens, son of Mrs. W. H. Owens of Cresco, who has been in the navy as seaman 1st class, telephoned his mother upon his arrival at San Louis Obispo, Cal., that he will be home soon on leave. Cresco--Cpl. Raphael Baker of Cresco, who has been stationed at North Camp Polk, La., spent a furlough with his wife and other relatives here. Goldfield--Mrs. A. A. Herrick of Des Moines has been spending several weeks at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S- W. Pinkham and assisting in the care of her mother, who has malta fever, malta fever. Nora Springs--'Melvin "Mully" Fredricks, pharmacist's mate 3rd class, arived home from Norman, Okla., where he has beeri stationed at the naval hospital. He is spending a sick leave here with nis parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Fredricks, having undergone an operation Dec. 31 for the removal of a chip from his elbow, broken in a fall at a Norman roller skat ing rink. Bristow--Mrs. J. E. Needham has gone to Phoenix, Ariz., to visit her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Voigts. which he was an aerial engineer failed to return from a bombing mission over Germany Nov. 26. His parents later received encouraging word from the sister of the navigator on the plane. The commanding officer had informed her that the plane had dropped out of formation but was under control and he felt sure it had made a safe landing. No details were received from the war department. Sergeant Krogh entered the service in September, 1942, and had been stationed in England since last September. Before leaving for England he flew over Hampton in a bomber- He is survived by his parents, a sister, Miss Inger Krogh, employed in the shipyards at San Pedro] Cal., and a brother, Hjalmar, who recently passed his pre-' induction physical examination at Camp Dodge. Firm Begins 2nd 50 Years of Existence Goldfield- -- Mrs. Agnes M. Whyte, senior member o£ the Whyte Son Hardware and Implement company has sold her interest to her 2 sons, Kenneth M., and John S Whyte. The firm has been, in business over half a century. The policy of the firm will be the same as before. It will continue under the name of Whyte Son. There will be grandsons taken into the firm later so as to continue the firm name for the second 50 years. Female Births Exceed Males for Second Year New Hampton--Births in Chickasaw county in 1943 totaled 250, Donald W. Barnett, clerk of the district court, said Monday. Of the total, 130 were girls and 120 boys. With a population of 15,000 the county had a birth rate of 16.6 per thousand." Contrary to the national trend, Chickasaw county has for the past 2 years had more girls than boys. WILL COLLECT PAPER Manly--Plans are completed for a paper collection by the United Service -Women of Manly Wednesday. -·5r£5^ *" «4 k»""\ViU"* ,«", «""vt«' W In Cerro Gordo county the campaign for funds by means of subscription sheets and direct contributions continues to February 5. Contributions may be moiled or taken to the chapter headquarters at 310 North Federal, Mason City. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations ACKLEY--Mrs. Emma Martin! will be hostess Tuesday evening to members of the Presbyterian Missionary Fellowship club. KANAWHA--A meeting for the election of officers o£ the local chapter of the American Red Cross will be held Wednesday at the Farmers State bank. CLARION--Newly installed officers of the I. O. O. F. lodge are noble grand, Marion Spencer; vice grand, Lewis Stevens; secretary, Clair Woodley, recording financial secretary, S. L. Perry, and treasurer, R. E. Duer. During the same evening the officers of the Marietta Hebekah lodge' No. 501 were also installed. They are noble grand, Mrs. W. Lesher: vice grand, Mrs. Laurence Henriksen; inaneial secretary, Mrs. EU Stott; ecording secretary, Mrs. Earl Strever, and treasurer, Mrs. John Youngs. MANLY--The Rebekah order vill hold a basket social at the Odd Fellows hall Tuesday evening. Proceeds will go to the endowment fund. This will be fol- owed bv dancing and cards. NORTHWOOD--The W. S- C. S. of the Northwood Methodist church will hold ' the February meeting at the home of Miss Bessie Livingston Wednesday afternoon. Le ROY, Minn.--At a meetin of Naomi circle Wednesday at the Dr. M. P. Morse home, these officers were elected: Mrs. T. Madge president; Mrs. Norris Arke, vice president and Mrs. Eiver Jacobson, secretary. ACKLEY--St. John's auxiliary will meet Wednesday evening a the church social rooms. NORA SPRINGS--The regular meeting of the American Legion and the auxiliary with the usual 6:30 pot lutk supper, will be held Tuesday evening. The national defense program and the social evening have been postponed indefinitely. NORA SPRINGS--The Rebekah lodge will meet at 7:30 Thursday evening for initiation. ' GARNER--The Garner Lions club will hold its regular semimonthly luncheon at the C. D. A. hall Wednesday noon. A historical paper will be read covering the early history of Hancock county, by J. N. Sprole. ACKLEY-JolIy ' Ate will be entertained Wednesday afternoon in the home of Mrs. William. Schultz. ACKLEY--Ladies Aid society of the First Evangelical church will meet Thursday afternoon in the home of Mrs. Anna Oelmann. GARNER--John Planz was elected president of the Bingham township boys' 4-H club. Charles Bird was elected vice president and Imko Hussinga was named leader. ACKLEY--St. Mary's Cemetery society will meet Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Croker home. WEST UNION--Dr. Royal H. Holbrook, extension speaker for the engineering department of Iowa State college, whose hobby is boosting Iowa, will be guest speaker at the West Union Citizens club meeting Monday^ evening, Feb. 7. 9,112 TONS HEMP BRING $382,000 Iowa Falls Mill Among 7 in Iowa to Be Closed Iowa Falls--The total value of the hemp grown in the Iowa Falls area is 3382,469.68, E. C. Wirds, manager of War Hemp Industries, Inc., in Iowa Falls, reported. A total of 9,112 tons of hemp was delivered at the mill. Of this amount 3,800 tons were No. J; 2,281 tons were No. 2; 2,050 tons were No. 3; and 978 tons were No. 4. The No. 1 grade amounted to approximately 40 per cent of the total crop; 25 per cent was No. 2. All of the hemp has been stacked, and all has been delivered at the mill except one stack at a farm southwest of Iowa Falls. The Iowa Falls mill is one of the 7 hemp mills which will not be operated after the 1943 crop is processed. Worth County Sends 8 to Military Services Northwood -- Eight men from Worth county reported Friday at Des Moines for final examinations for entrance into the armed services. They are Virgil Dale Swanson, Benjamin Dale Jannsen and Williard I. Sayre II, all of Northwood, Marvin A. Winden and Roger Nelson Sheimo of Lake Mills, George Duane Lindflott of Kensett, Felimon Ruiz Mejia of Manly, Warren Sam Thompson, Hanlontown. Thompson had previously qualified as an aviation cadet and went at this time for induction. LUTHER HARMO BURIED MONDAY Lifelong Resident of Worth County Was 5 Northwood -- Funeral servi'jcc- for Luther Harmon, 58, were toj held Monday afternoon at j; o'clock at the Conner funeral hrS and at 2 o'clock at the First SI Rock Lutheran church in NoH wood in charge of the Rev. 3\|| tin Galstad. Mr. Harmon was born in Wfl county near Tenold, July 10, iS son of Mr. and Mrs. Iver Harijj He was married to Laura Bill Oct; 30, 1917. To this union 4 ! and one daughter were born.jj roy, in the armed services i Honed at Sheppard Field, Tif Obert at home, Russell near I ly, Stanley and Lois at home Mr. Harmon was a resided Worth county his entire lifj attended the Lutheran acadeq Albert Lea, Minn. Surviving besides the and 5 children are 4 brothel one sister: Ole Harmon! Northwood, Henry in Calij Severin near Kensett, Heh Northwood and Mrs. Ole of Kirkhoven, Minn. Burial was to be in Sunsq cemetery. DIES IN KANSAS Clarion -- Graveside SC 1 were held Sunday afternol Evergreen cemetery for M Rickett who died Wedne her home in Caldwell, Rickett was the mother oi Charles Story of Rock Rapf former Clarion resident. Farmer Husks Last of His 86-Acre Com Crop Rake--J. M. Jones, 67, farmer residing 4 miles east of Rake, completed his corn husking Friday. He had 86 acres and husked it all by hand himself. Mr. Jones who is a widower, has the household duties to perform in addition to his f a r m work. His youngest son, Milburn, is a 1st lieutenant in the army and the other children are married. HOLD FUNERAL New Hampton--Funeral serv- ces for John T. Donovan, 7G vere held Saturday at 9:30 a. m n St. Joseph's church with the lev. J. Jl Leen, pastor, officiat- ng. Mr. Donovan died in Los Angeles, Cal., Sunday. Call on our LOAN Officers... /NOT IF YOU COWVIN^ FIRST NATrONAl WILL THEY ASK ME TOR SOME SECURITY? . . . if a personal loan wodld settle a sound obligation in full. First Natfonal Bank makes a specialty of assisting small borrowers under an In- .stallment repayment plan that is both fair and economical. PERSONAL LOAN DEPARTMENT I! w\ m\ ?$m FIRST NATIONAL BAN + ^ i O F M A S O N C I T Y , MEMBER f D.I Cresco--Pfc. Roger Ratcliff, son of Mrs. Alice Ratcliff of Cresco, with the army at Maxton. N. Car- left Thursday after a 2 weeks' furlough with home folks. "Thanks a lot far getting my call through last night. I'd been vailing a long time, but it was worth it, to get to talk to the folks at home. "All of us realize how busy the lines' arc, and we all Anow it isn't your fault that some calls take so long," * - * * In this way, a soldier expressed his appreciation to one of our long distance operators. There is somelhing'mighty gratifying about providing a service that unites men and women in the camps with mothers, sweethearts and friends--and, although lines are extremely busy with the war, we are making every effort to get their calls through. That is why we ask the public to make only urgent long distance calls between 7 and 10 p.m.--about the only time most service people have to call. NOHTKWI3TIIM till TILIPHOHI COMPANY To* Still V«r« Tim* to Cef TUs "Baftfe 1*1*9.'" 4fk War KOMI Drirc Contia«e* Vmtlt Feb. 15. i j£J£T^S£^C£^-in^:^Sfr?^^

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