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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, January 31, 1944
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10 Monday, Jan. SI, 1944 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE U. S. S. Ready for Larger '44 Program New Y o r k , (U.R)--With the American merchant marine playing an ever enlarging role in the prosecution 'of relentless w a r against the axis, United Seamen's Service is prepared to handle an imprecedentedly large number of xpen-during 1944 in its more than 60 world scattered centers, it was announced by Douglas P. Falconer, executive director of U. S. S. Approximately 468,000 d a ys' lodgings will be supplied the men at the U. S. S. residential clubs in the United States, compared with about 244,000 during 1943. At the residential clubs abroad, operated in co-operation with the -war shipping administration, a minimum of. 200,000 days' lodgings will be provided, Mr. Falconer said, compared with about 70,000 in 1943, when only part of the present vast U. S. S. network was in operation. The total of check-ins at home and abroad,in the recreation and residential clubs is expected to be nearly 1,260,000 the U. S. S. director stated, compared w i t h about 721,770 in 1943. At the five rest centers operated in the United States by United Seamen's Service in concert with the W. S. A. an aggregate of about 46,000 hospital days was recorded for 1943. Mr. Falconer said that i£ the present load continues during 1944 there will be at least 56,400 hospital days of service rendered at these centers for the convoy men. "United Seamen's Service to date," Mr. Falconer said, "has kept pace with our armed forces, opening centers in north Africa, Sicily and Italy and in the south seas soon after our troops had pushed the enemy back. In anticipation . of the imminent invasion of Europe, U. S. S. is ready to move in and establish centers for merchant seamen in France, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Norway or any other place in which military beachheads are established." U. S. General in Italy Traffic Cop at Heart Washington, (U.R)--U. S. army military police in Italy are fond of one brigadier general, -who apparently likes to direct traffic. Here is the latest report from 5th array headquarters about this one-starred traffic cop whose activities have been described before. Unfortunately, because of security rules he must remain anonymous. Pvt., Joe McNary, Philadelphia, was directing traffic at a by-pass when the general's jeep rolled up. "Been here Jong?" the general asked. McNary said not too long. "Getting a bit tired, though, aren't you?" · McNary said not too tired. "Tell you what," said the persistent general. "You take a 10- minute break under the tree over there. Take 15 or 20 minutes and have a few smokes. I'll direct traffic." McNary' did. Juniors Have Own Club Wenatchee, Wash., (U.R) -- An exclusive club, solely for the use o£ high school and junior college students, has been opened here to provide a meeting place for juveniles. The club offers facilities for dancing, ping pong, table games and reading and has a fireplace, piano and juke box. ACHING MUSCLES Johnson's Red Cross Plaster helps relieve backaches and other muscular aches and pains, for these reasons-- odor er tetwof soM · Grm CMSUtt pauhra totust. RED CROSS PLASTER LIFE'S Little TROUBLES -CANT SLEEP- No need to lie in bed--toss- worry and fret because CONSTIPATION or GAS PRESSURE won't let you sleep. Be sensible--get up--taVe a dash of ADLER-I-KA as directed, to relieve the pressure of large intestines on nerves and organs of the digestive tract. Ad- Jerifca assists old food wastes and gas through a comfortable bowel movement so that bowels return to normal size and the discomforts of pressure stop. Before you know it, you are asleep. Morning finds you feeling dean--refreshed and ready for a good day's work or fun. Crt Jrff.rlk. lr,mr'" -IK-IIM I.J.r. HAS F U R L O U G H --Stt. T. Wayne Cheney is home from / Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., on a 10 day furlough visiting his wife^at 1005 Fillmore N. W. He will report to Fort Leonard Wood at the end of his furlough but expects to be transferred to a motorized school in Texas. Sgt. Cheney is the son of Airs. Seth Cheney of Nora Springs. PROMOTED TO SERGEANT-John W. Hartmann, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Hartmann, route 2, has been promoted to the rank of sergeant, according to word received here. Sgt. Hartmann is in the engineering department with a heavy bombardment group at Alamogordo, N. Mex. He entered the service Jan. 19,1943. His mother and his wife have just returned from a 2 weeks' visit with him at Alamogordo. --V-- WITH LST's --Robert H. Buchanan, son of Mr. and .Mrs. Orla Buchanan, 117 Carolina S. E., is at present with a landing ship, tank LST) unit running supplies from north Africa to Italy. He took part in the invasion of Sicily and Italy. Buchanan is rated as a petty officer 2/c but is acting as petty officer 1/c pending' promotion. He was graduated from signal school at the University of Illinois, the 3rd highest in his class with a 95 per cent average. His wife, Mrs. Virginia Buchanan, lives at 117 Carolina S. E. --V-- OSCO DRUG RETURNS TO TEXAS --Cpl. Gordon McDouglc, son of Mr. and Sirs. Herman McDougle, 821 Carolina place S. E.. has returned to Camp Roberts, Cal., after spending a 14 'day furlough with his wife and son here. Cpl. McDouglc is with a field artillery unit al Camp Roberts. (Russell pholo) SOLDIER IMPROVES Crcsco--Cpl. Elmer Derr, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Derr of the Cresco vicinity, is home on a 2 months' f u r l o u g h recuperating from injuries received in a truck accident while on duty at Foster Field, Tex., and has been in a | government hospital there. ARRIVES IN AFRICA -- Word has been received by Mr. and Mrs. James H. Holub. 530 llth N. E., that their son, Vincent J. Holub, technician 5/c, has arrived somewhere in north Africa. Holub entered the service in May, 1913. Whereabouts Five hew recruits from Mason City to arrive at the U. S. naval training station, according to word received from the station Great Lakes, 111., are James J Boyle, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs." J.T Boyle, 21 9th N. W.; Clem A. Herman, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs Nick Herman, 512 loth N. W. Benny Kramer, 18, son o£ Mr. ant Mrs. P. B. Kramer, 929 Carolina Place S.'E.; Parke J..Steece, husband of Dorothy Steece, 308 12th N. W., and Melvin Wilson, Jr., 18 son of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Wilson, 434 East State. Pvt. William W. Maxwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Maxwell 119 12th N. W., who entered thi service on Jan. 15 is now stationei at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., witl the army au\ corps. John S. Gerard, seaman 2nd class, has finished his boot train ing at Farragut, Idaho, and i. spending a 15 day leave here vis iting his wife at 1516 Delaware S. E., and his mother, Mrs. Marjorie Gerard, 124 Jefferson N. W Seaman Gerard w i l l return t Farragut for further training. Pvt. John (Jack) L. Sloan, son o£ Mr. and Mrs. John M. Sloan 220 14th N. E., is home on a week's furlough from Fargo, Dak., where he Is studying engineering in the army specialized training program. Pvt. Sloan entered the service in July and took his basic training at Camp McClellan, Ala. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Diercks, route 3, returned h o m e Friday from, a visit with their son, Jack, Jr., hospital corpsman, in Norfolk, Va. Jack is completing his hospital course studies in the U. S. marine hospital in Norfolk. Upon completion of his work he expects to ship out to sea in the merchant marine. Naval Aviation Cadet Raymond A. Anderson,'son o£ Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Anderson, 104 Louisiana S. E., has just been graduated from pre-f light training in the navy V-5 program at St. Mary's college, Cal., and has been transferred to the naval air station at Livermore, Cal., for primary training. Cadet Anderson entered the service last May and before going to St. Mary's had trained at Monmouth, 111., and Ontario, Ore. BROTHERS MEET Hampton--Mr. and Mrs. Lee Stacy of Hampton received word this week that their sons, S. Sgt. Walter and Cpl. Robert Stacy, had met in England for the 1st time in 2 years. Sergeant Stacy has been in England 14 months and' Corporal Stacy 3 months. --V-GETS COMMISSION Goldfield--Mr. and Mrs. John Whyte received a letter from their son, Sgt. John Whyte, Jr., who has been stationed in Italy, stating he had been promoted to 2nd lieutenant. Lieutenant Whyte was one of the first of the Goldfield boys to be inducted in service snd has been overseas for 2 years. He has seen much active duty. --V-JOINS WAVES Acklcy--Betty Hadley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Hadley, was sworn in as a WAVE at Des Moines. She has now gone to Hunter college, New York City, where she will receive 6 weeks training before being transferred. Miss Hadley is the first young woman from Ackley to become a WAVE. * --V-COMMITTEE MEETS Iowa Falls--The program committee of the state conference of t h e Congregational C h r i s t i a n churches of Iowa will meet in the Congregational church in Iowa Falls Tuesday. The Rev. Nelson 1. Baxter of Iowa Falls is chairman of the committee. Oth- eer members will come from Hampton. Des Moines. Ames, Exira, and Grinnell. The state conference will be held in Iowa Falls in May. y SELLS LUNDGREN FARM Garner--Mark F. Miller. Brill reallor, recenlly sold the southeast quarter of Section 28 in Orthel township to Frank Kelly. The farm was the property of Clarence Lundgren, who is moving a house across the road to another 80 tract which he owns and where he will reside. OVERSEAS 23 MONTHS -- Robert H. Shaffer, boatswain's mate 2/c, has left for Norfolk, Va., following a 1 30 day leave here visiting his parents, Mr.' and Mrs. H. E. Shaffer, and brother, Normau, 2330 26th S. W., and his sister. Mrs. Pearl Bode of Rudd. Mate Shaffer entered the navy in Nov., 1940, and has served 23 months in the Pacific and Asiatic waters. (Russell photo) y GETS GOOD CONDUCT RIBBON--Mrs. Roy W. Myers has had word that her husband, Cpl. Myers, has been awarded the Good Conduct ribbon at Camp Maxie, Tex., where he is stationed with a tank destroyer unit. Mrs. Myers is employed in the offices of BIythe, Markley, Rule, Dibble and Cerney, attorneys, and makes her home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs, George Long, route 1. V-- PROMOTED TO SEAMAN 1/c --Ray Borrill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Borill, Ventura, has been promoted to seaman 1/c somewhere in .New Caledonia, where he is now stationed. Seaman Borill went into the service shortly after being graduated from the Ventura high school last spring and has been overseas since October. He was a Globe-Gazette carrier for 6 years. ----Y-- Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your GIobc-Gaiettc i carrier boy. i O N O V E R S E A S LEAVE-Arthur H. Olsen, machinist's mate 2/c. son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Olscn, 1512 North Federal, is home on a 30 day leave from overseas duty in the south Pacific, where he has been the last IS months. Mate Olscn has participated in 5 major engagements. He will report to the cast coast at the end of his leave. This is the first time in nearly 3 years that Olscn has been home. His wife, formerly of Seattle, Wash., is visiting here with him. They are also visit- ins his 2 sisters, Mrs. Mary Ncsset and Mrs. L. G. Pence, Mason City, and friends and relatives at Manly. QUITTING BUSINESS A COMPLETE MIGHTY CLOSE OUT!! RAMSEYS 51 STORE "WE QUIT" 1408 No. Federal "WE QUIT" ENTIRE STOCK PRICED FOR QUICK ACTION-I NOTHING RESERVED OR HELD BACK -- PRICES SMASHED TO LESS THAN PRE-WAR LEVELS- STOCK CONSISTS OF COSMETICS, TOILETRIES,! DRY GOODS, HOSIERY, GLOVES, MITTS, LINGERIE, THREADS, YARNS, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, STA-| TIONERY, NOVELTIES, NOTIONS, GLASSWAREJ ENAMELWARE, PAINTS, ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES AND HUNDREDS OF OTHER "HARD TO GET ITEMS." BE HERE EARLY FOR BEST SELECTION. SALE STARTS 9A.M. WED. FEB. 2 VASELINE Petroleum Jelly Another bargain-busting value. 3 _ 'LIMIT C OF TWO ITATW Look ot fhis IkUlA, Limit or two BUTTONS 21: HIT A " fresh stock 1*1 * All the wanted colo SANITARY BI TURKISH TOWELS 22x44 inch. $1.00 values. 67* REG. $1.00 Or HAMMERS .. /"* 6-FOOT m- RULES *TMC QUALITY «- PLIERS * c BUTCHER *n- KNIVES S"* LOOK ! ! Face Powders and Creams, Rouge, Lipstick, Talc, Powder Puffs, Lotions, Cutex, Toothpastes, Harr Oil, Shampoo, Etc. Your O-. Choice ^) C Ea. LADIES' QUALITY SLIPS Values ^§^PC MENTHOLATUM Reg. 30c Value While it lasts. 21° Safety Pins Assorted sizes on card. Never again at this low price. 7 _ LIMIT C OF ONE P" cc ' ! ]O£ ards to If ts 8c 1 W TC R e 9 u ' Qr O2«* Imt A 9 29c Value «3v WASH CLOTHS 11x12 inch. Cannon quality. lie BREAD 19«t KNIVES *SC 10c CREPE Q _ PAPER «* IVz-OUNCE «ft*ji YARNS O* ALL COLORS P- FLOSS, 3 for.. 5* RAYON PANTIES Reg. 65c Value Elastic waist, double crotch, quality rayon. WINDOW SHJ BROOMS ?-;";;' UTILITY NAT CLOTHES LIN Ladies' Cotton Stockings 25c values. First quality. 19« 29c VALUE 92«i STATIONERY *5* 10c VALUE Q_ ENVELOPES . 5C LEATHER Jft- BILLFOLDS . . VF+ ELASTIC J- HAIR NETS *v STORE CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY TO PREPARE STOCK Whiteware Hundreds of cups, saucers, plates, bowls, pitchers -- all going at low BARGAIN PRICES HANES KNITS, SHIRTS V SHORTS Reg. 50c 2*7f* SHIRTS 3/» Reg. 59c Am- SHORTS 4'* Ladies 9 Anklets ill ±; s 12c Children's StcKrdngs;;; 19c ALL FIXTURES FOR SALE COMPLETE SET OF VARIETY STORE FIXTURES, THREE CASH REGISTERS, CANDY SCALES, SHOWCASES, ETC ALSO ONE 10-FOOT PERCIVAL DOUBLE DUTY MEAT CASE AND ELECTRIC MEAT SLICER. ROCKFORD liS^i sox -m Reg. 15c Value ft|j| Get in line early. BMB Limit of 4 Pairs. rap! kDES ^ ibre ' , 12c P^ iffmStt9 Now only A A V g^h'jj,J quality. Q«_ jf|j|d J9 values 7OC W«M S ieg 3 ^ 11 - 19cfi| E5L p « lT 'T. JJclH Enamelware jj||°| PAILS i| Reg. $1 .00 values. jM'I Limit of One. JEM' 69« i ioc VALUE fir rail BIAS T A P E . . . 8C 1} 10c VALUE fir W THREAD 0 C IK DR. SCHOLL'S O«ltf! CORN PADS . »v |H ADHESIVE e- 'ill TAPE . . . SC 6 PAINTS 1 v 9 House and inside gloss. Top | 9 quality. Never again at this i H bargain price. 1} · ?r ts :.... 69c|| at G °"° n $1.29 I! FINE QUALITY M BRASSIERES I Values A «% |~ 50c 33 C li GREETING 1 CARDS 1 HUNDREDS TO CHOOSE · FROM A · Choice ^LC Each · Now * | i RAMSEYS 5',?1 STORE,TM I

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