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February 2, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

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[WILDLIFE CLUB ! IMPROVES PARK Gresco Men Donate 630 Man-Hours to Project Cresco--Six hundred and thirty man-hours of work have been donated by the Cresco Wildlife club in . the past 3 weeks toward improving the new 3G-acre park at Vernon Springs now owned by Howard county. A mulligan stew was served Sunday afternoon to the workmen. The meat and vegetables were donated by the grocers and restaurant men of Cresco and the stew was prepared by Ray Hy- ;berger and George Hamilton. This is probably the only county park in northeastern Iowa. The Cresco Wildlife club purchased the land and dam from LeRoy Salisbury lor 52,000 and immediately ihad it deeded to Howard county. ' Improvements o£ the park area [will be handled by a 5-man park board consisting of D. E. Henry, {A. M. Wildman, L. L. Lowry, W. [D. Hebig and A. L. Eischeid. The Jmprovements will be financed by ,he Cresco Wildlife club. Net receipts of the concession it the fair run by the Cresco Wildlife club amounting to $1,340.28 [were turned over to the Vernon springs Park fund. I This amount, together with private donations to date brings the [total to 52,638.64. Of this amount, 12,000 was paid for the property^ [leaving a balance at S638.64 on land to be used for improvements. height Ton iMiles Score .ain Over '39 , Marshalllown--"T h e railroad, lhave taken on more than 85 per [cent of the added load imposed on .'all forms of domestic transpor ;by war conditions," declared Z JO. Hopkins, representing the ; western railways' committee on . public relations, in an address be : fore the Kiwanis club here Tues · day. "Measured in ton miles,'* Mr Hopkins continued, "freight serv lj ice by all domestic transpor I agencies last year was opproxi lj : , rnatcly 460 billion greater than ii 11 1939, the year the war began in Europe. Freight ton miles by rai [Ij last year were.almost 400 billion [ : greater than in 1939. "Inland waterways and Grea Lakes carriers, pipe lines anc i trucks, combined last year per i formed an amount of inter-citj |j : freight service less than 35 pe j cent greater Ulan in 1939. Th ·;j railroads performed upwards o (!. 117 per cent more freight servic h j than in 1939. In addition to that h' railroad passenger service volum Mast year was more than 3A time 'a .greater than in 1939." intbh High Swimming i Team Forced to Use Women's Rayon Panties |, Clinton, /P)_War's exigencie H have hit the swimmers now. Clin » ton high's team, winner of 8 out o ·|9 meets, have been forced by th E shortage of silk to use women' wrayon panties as a substitute fo ·'.trunks. Coach Howard Judd ha That! extra padding and a draw Istring added to the feminine un Jraentionables and yet they weig f.Jess than 2 ounces. Irs. Gandhi Reported to I iBe in Weak Condition l| ·' Bombay, UP)--Mrs. Mohandas K h Gandhi, wjfe of the Indian nation h ahst leader, had another and se ( vere heart attack Monday and he '}_! condition is very weak, an officia i; bulletin said Tuesday. She ha ,' been ailing for months. i CREAMERYMEN MEET Stacyville--The annual meetin · 4 of the Stacyville crenmery \vj Ij be held at Visitation church ha n Tuesday. Lunch will be served ; n noon. UNDERGOES OPERATION St. Ansgar--Word was receive [·, from the Red Cross Friday b '.Mrs. Ernie J. Hansen, that he husband who is a cadet in a spe cializing unit at State collcgc^Pa is in the hospital where he sub mifled ,to an appendectomy. Protect and case abr.*ai: 'tl fmurt* a ^' n ^^ Mcxsana. th it! L H A r F "oo'Wng. medicated pow (4 VjVnv« der AUoreHeveb,,^^ 1 ^ A N N O Y S itching, of imtatcd ski HEALTH QUIZ Hi y« haw pir tittstin? IK NO D D D C fc jw fiel tral-Isttes? d Now everyone knows that to get the no put o[ the food you eat-- you must di jea it properly. But what most people don' know is that Nature must produce abou two pints ot the digestive juice-- live bile-- each day to help digest your food If Nature fails-- your food may remai unoJcested-- lie sour and. heavy in vour digestive tract. to aid digestion ia to incrcuc the flo^To hver bile. Now, Carter's Little Live Pills start to increase this flow quickl for thousands--of ten in as liule »s thirty minutes. When bile flow increases, your diEestion may improve. And, soon you're en the ro»d to fteline better-whidi i *hat you n tltet. Don't depend on artificial aids to conn tewct. indiKMtion-whcti Cancr's aia iii»«tion after Nature's own order when Pills'toda^-- Gtt C * rtcr ' 3 L ^ l) K. You will be glad you didT^ Here "" There Garner -- The Boone township arm Bureau held its annual elec- on of officers at the regular meet- ig the past week. Fern Huling as elected director; Jack Ostcr- amp, chairman, and Victor Loe- ig, secretary-treasurer. A c k l e y -- Earl Folkcrs, who pent 2 weeks at home, is sta- loned at Fort Dix, N. J. Previ- usly he had been in Camp Grante, Cal. Goldfield--Mr. and Mrs. Arthur iaugland and son of Jackson, linn., spent the weekend with elatives and friends here. Ackley -- Burton McCown re- urned from near Kodiak Island Alaska, where for the .past 6 months he has been employed at onstruction work. Garner--Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Daly and family of DCS Moines vere visiting friends and relatives n the Garner vicinity the past veek. Northwood--George A. Owens, vho spent the past 4 months at he home of his sister, Mrs. W. I ~ayre, went to Des Moines Monday where he will enter the veterans ' hospital for treatment. He vas accompanied by his sons ·"ronklin of Traer, and James o: Toledo who had spent the weekend in the Sayre home. Garner--Home project .women md their husbands will discuss .he subject of "Care and Feeding of Poultry" at township meetings during February. Fertile--Miss Ardis Suby of Minneapolis, who is taking X-ray tech nician course at .the General hospital, was a weekend guest of he: Jarents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Suby Scarville--Mr. and Mrs, T o m rlaukness of Mason City spen Monday at the Mrs. Martha Feland home. Hutchins--Mr. and Mrs. Norrii Larson, accompanied by Mr. anc Mrs. Birdeen Larson of Rudd, at- .ended funeral services at Eagl ~rove for their uncle, Helge Vorland. of Hardy. Bradford--Cpl, Eime Dohlman returned Sunday to -Camp Stew art, Ga., after spending severa days with his wife and daughter Alexander--Cpl. Herbert Wirt o£ Yacatut, Alaska, is spending a furlough with his sister, Mrs. Ken neth Myers. St. Ansgar -- Mrs. Chas. A Thacter left Friday to spend a few-days visiting relatives at Dar lington, Wis. ' Ridgeway--Miss Joyce Hovdei has joined the cadet nurses, and Ictt Sunday for Minneapolis, wher she will attend Hamline universit. for a few months before entering Asbury hospital to complete her training. Chapin--Mrs. Vern Pascoe returned home Sunday from the hospital at Hampton where she had a major operation, Clarion--Ensign Hubert Peterson of Ottumwa, spent Sunday and Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H, O. Salisbury. Fertile--Senator Leo H. Elthon came home Friday evening from Des Moines where the legislature was in special session. Leland--Mrs. Christ Cleveland and Charles Albertson were to leave Leland Wednesday for Washington, D. C., where they will visit for a month .at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Rygmyr and family. Sexton--Ivan Stratton of Misr soula, Mont., was a Sunday visitor at the home of Mrs. Sarah Wise. He has been a patient al Rochester. Sheffield--Kenneth Perry, who is stationed in the Panama Canal zone, and Mrs. Perry, Sanborn, were weekend guests at the N. L. Bohlen home. Popejoy--Max Trousdale arrived from Fort Bragg, N. Car., Sunday for a visit with his wife and parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Trousdale. Scarviile--Betty Ann Larson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Larson is a patient at Mercy hospital in Mason City. Garner--Ensign Dick Tompkins arrived home Saturday evening for a short leave from his duties in the navy. Ensign Tompkins flew home from San Diego, Cal. He is the son of grade school principal and Mrs. Charles H. Tompkins. Plymouth--Mrs. Anna McCready was speaker at the Methodist church Sunday night. Scarville--Mrs. Martin Dakken returned to her home in Kanawha Sunday after spending a - week with her sister, Mrs. Hilda Larson. Rake--Donald Thompson, who completed his semester, at Luther college at Decorah last week, spent a wee kat the parental M a r t i n Thompson home. On Saturday he left for Des Moines to enroll in a radio school. Ventura--Mrs. Orren Chism has gone to California where she will visit her daughter. Alexander--The Rev. and Mrs. N. J. O. Boqmgaorden went to Rochester, Minn., 1 Monday morning to visit for a few days with relatives. St. Ansgar--E. L. Hansen was to arrive home Wednesday from Excelsior Springs, Mo., where he has been for 3 weeks, taking trcat- menls for rheumatism. Ridgcway--Mrs. Dick Beaumont and Miss Pearl Rue left last week for San Diego, Cal., where they will seek employment. Chapin--Miss Fern Hay, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Hay, completed her basic training at Fort Des Moines and is now stationed at Camp Stoneman, Cal. Manly--Those from Manly who attended the annual convention of the State Grain Dealers association at Fort Dodge recently were M. H. Barker, Chet Doebel, Courtney Lawyer, H. D. Backhaus and Glenn Poegler. Rndd--Sgt. Eugene La Coste arrived Saturday on a 20 day furlough which he is spending with his parents and other relatives here. n«r TM only To the P«opl« of this Community TELL IT TO THE MARINES You can' c fi nd die money, or you feel that the war is won--ot you haven't been canvassed-or you'll do it tomorrow or-- ; Tell that to the Marines, especially those Marines who bought Tarawa ·w'uh blood and tears. Tell that to Muk Clark's Fifth Army boys in Italy. You have only a few days to do your duty in the Fourth War Loin Drive. Do you need a brass band to awaken you to your responsibilities to the fighting men from tin's community? For your own sate, we hope not. Your country needs you now, but always keep in mind you need your country more. You can't afford not to buy Extra War Bonds. Your teal canvasser is your son and your neighbor's son. In already too many instances, he is visiting homes here in the spirit because his rendezvous with destiny was death. Fall to do your duty by buying Ei- tti Wat Bonds and you ate slamming the door of your home--his home--in his face. Whatever the final outcome of the Fourth War Loan here and-nationally, it will be a failure for YOU unless you have bought all the Estra Wat Bonds you^an possibly buy. You alone are the judge of your fidelity to our fighting men. THE EDITOR. DRAFT BOARDS HOLD MEETINGS Charles City Will Be Host to Unit Saturday DCS Moiiies. liP) -- Local draft boards from 31 central Iowa counties met here Tuesday with state selective service officials in he first of a series of regional meetings for discussion of recent changes in regulations- Other regional meetings will be held at Iowa City Feb. 3, Charles City Feb. 5, Storm Lake Feb. g and Atlantic Feb. 10. Brig. Gen. Charles H. Grahl, state selective service director, said the conferences would go into various procedural angles of the new pre-induction physical examination setup for inductees and various administration problems which have come up with different local boards. General Grahl said state headquarters would not give local boards any new directives or orders. WANT TO TEACH Garner--County Superintenden Charles S. Whitney reports tha 12 applications we re received by his office during January for certificates to teach. Girls making applications for certificates were Alice Madson, Carol Fox, Phyllis Steenlage, Marjorie Redeniug, Dorothy Neuhring, Donna Kahlstor Doris Weiland, June Fillenworlh Mildred Sweeney, La Von Higdon Earlene Neva Van Buskirk an Lyurehe Van Hoosen. Plan New Drive on 1 Oc a Pound Tax for Colored Oleo Washington. /P)--Another drive in congress to eliminate the 10 cents a pound tax on colored oleomargarine will be started shortly a representative of the National Association of Margarine Manufacturers disclosed Tuesday. The proposal has been defeated twice recently--once in the house agricultural committee and then in the "senate. GOLD MINER IN ALASKA Nashua--Lou Carpenter, who has been a gold miner at Fairbanks, Alaska, for the past 32 years, arrived the -latter part o the week for a visit at the home o his step-mother, Mrs. Nellie Carpenter. Enroute here he stopped at Rochester, Minn., where he went through the Mayo clinic am will return there .Wednesday anc Thursday will submit to a majoi operation, which will necessitate his being in the hospital for a month. WILL MANAGE STORE Ackley--William Scowrick was sworn in Tuesday as first clerk manager at the liquor store. 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THAW NOT ONLY A TAIRB. . Uncover Joy Riding Ring of 5 Girls Who Used Parking Lot Cars Omaha, {JP)--pa Irons at a downtown parking lot here wondered what happened to their gasoline while their cars were parked on the lot. Lt. Bill Cich of the auto theft bureau said Tuesday the problem was solved when detectives uncovered a joy-riding ring of 5 girls who have been going on WOUNDED BUT SAVED BUDDY Distinguished Service Cross Is Recommended A U. S. Bomber liase In Eiig- aiitl. (JP -- The distinguished serv- ce cross has been recommended !or a fortress radioman-gunner who, though twice wounded and and temporarily blinded, saved a comrade's life and kept firing un- .il he became unconscious during the tough raid on Bremen Nov. The hero is Tech. Sgt. Marcus A. Bouclreaux ot Gonzales, La., who is returning to the United Slates for further medical treatment of his eye. When a burst of cannoiifire struck the flying fort "Miss Donna Mae," Boudreaux was knocked to the floor and wounded over the left eye, but he stumbled back to his gun to fight off further enemy attacks. A 2nd head wound did not de- ler him although his vision was continually obscured by blood. After the bomber's oxygen system was knocked out, Boudreaux administered 'oxygen from an emergency supply to another gunner, Sgt. Robert 1C. Hastings, Atlanta, who was lying dazed in the ship's waist. Repeated enemy attacks drciv him back to his hot gun; where pleasure rides on the average of 3 times a week since last July in cars of patrons who parked then cars at the lot. All but 1 of the girls arc under 16 years of age. Deputy C o u n t y Attornej George Cogan who said he has signed statements from the girls declared he will file charges against the operator of the parking lot for permitting the girls to take the cars. Ventura--rlelen Steuerwald has recovered from a 2 months' illnes: and returned to her duties a: waitress at Mason City. Wednesday, Feb. 2, 1944 3 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE the bombardier. It. Brooke B. ISaier of Palmyra, Pa., found him unconscious from lack of oxygen in the shambles of the radio room. Revived at a lower altitude, Boudreaux "even then wanted to get up and help the ship home with the radio," said the pilot, Lt. Irvin A. Eisler, Sonierset, Pa. The report said Boudreaux' coolness and gallantry in action and extraordinary heroism were directly responsible lor saving a crew member's life and contributed greatly to the safe return ot the aircraft and crew. $9,692,000 Equipment Purchase Authority Sought by Milwaukee Washington, (fP)--The Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific railroad Tuesday asked the interstate commerce commission for authority to issue $7,260,000 of equipment trust certificates in connection with the acquistion of equipment costing $9,692,000. 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