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Kossuth Among Counties Over Quota in Bond Drive HOGS BRING TOP |To Explain PRICES AT SALE Duroc Gilt Sells for- $300 at Winter Auction Mount V-on-Under^u s- Iowa Falls-- A top price oE $300 the University oÂ£ Iowa, Doctor - Duroc Breeders assoc nesday. The buyer was Gilkey in the senate chamber of the Old Farms of Owatonria, Minn. The Capitol building m Iowa City. Be- was consigned by Willard ginning Friday and continuing Klein each succeeding Friday night for Three buyers, John Markhara oÂ£ 5 weeks, Mr. Keyes will speak f Lyle Minn Â· John Grief and Son on "American Archaeology fcast lot Dallas Center, and Gilkey of the Rockies." . . . . . . arms paid S2QO e a c h for gilts During the course of the 6 lec- hfch were consigned by Robert tures. Mr Keyes will d.scuss the 3stheimer and Willard Klein. culture of the ice-age Indian liv- Other high prices include $185 ing on the high plains, followed paid by Gilkey Farms and Lake by the archaic cultures of the* I Fa Â·PKOF. CHARLES K. KEYES Bass Farm of Baton Rouge, La'., post-glacial period. An explana- I -- foi- gilts consigned by Merle tion of the 3 great patternsiof In- I 'priCOV I jPT^S Chrisfensen. . , _ | dian.culture,, the woÂ£tand Jype,- VjCIlbUi UC lÂ£ Letter Come DaJd 3 by^GUkey"Â¥armsi and $130 1 also be included in the series. paid by Robert Dittmer ,of ^La-| _ Mr. KeyejJa_s mad^a^feUme Icona All were consigned by Wil- study of Indian archaeology and illard'Klein Three of the B boars is one of the leading authorities Isold were-judged by specialists j on this subject in the country, ilamong Duroc breeders as the out- Hstanding fall boars offered lor sale I any place in the United States. The average price paid for the gilts and the 8 fall boars was $142. The sale attracted a large '~rowd of buyers from several iktates. EXCEEDS SHARE BY $1,215,000 Amount in State Goes ardeau^Mo. Beyond Half-Way Mark Des Moiites, (IP)--Iowa bond [sales in the 4th war loan campaign had passed the half way mark Friday in the drive to reach the state's 5177,000,000 quota. Kossuth county was added to the slowly growing list of counties I which have gone over the top on subscriptions. Kossuth exceeded its quota 51,215,000, which is one of the larger quotas lor a rural Iowa county. Eugene Murtagh, county chairman, reported that I additional subscriptions w o u l d swell this total. Other over top counties are: Allamakee, Pocahon- jtas, Madison, Adair, Van Buren land Benton. Six other counties were reported over their quotas I but have asked that no announcement be made until they had completed their sales canvass. The committee put new stress on the importance oÂ£ people rnak- HERE and THERE 5s^M Â»!?* n * * ' i Joice.-- Clarence Teaford, local farmer, is visiting at the home of his mother this week at Cape Gir- Dougherty--Mrs. Andrew Marzen visited at the home of her sis-ter, Mrs. Mary Wilson, in Garner. Hutchins--Mr. and Mrs. Penn Eckels and Inez visited with Mrs. Eckels' sister, Mrs. Clifford Axon, and family of Goldfield. Joice--Ole Sersland of Decorah is a visitor this week at the home of his sister, Mrs. C. H. Cornelius. Popejoy--A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Oilman Hanson Monday. Kanawha -- R o b e r t Johnson spent the weekend visiting his father, J. C. Johnson. Tommy Delger also spent the weekend with his family. Both boys are stationed at Camp Dodge. Hutchins--Mrs. Charles Warner . of Lincoln, Nebr., and Mrs. Joe Swift of Graettinger returned to their homes following a brief visit here with Mrs. Helen Larson and family. Clarion -- Mrs. Oren Thatcher returned Thursday to San Ber- Hanlontown--Mrs. J. O. Jacobsen and Patty returned to their home at Cherokee after spending 10 days with friends here and relatives at Lake Mills. Latimer--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lemke, Jr., and children oÂ£ Ames, were recent visitors at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. G Lemke. Kanawha--Mrs. Leonard Carlson has resigned her position as beauty operator at Brown's beauty shop, where she has been em ployed the past year. Hutchins--Will Benzler of Brit is visiting w i t h Alice and Wil Klippel. Clarion--Mr. and Mrs. Stephe Trausch are the parents of daughter, Michelen Elaine, b o r Jan. 31 at the Martin hospital in Eagle Grove. St. Ansgar--Mrs. C. Hommes is in Mercy hospital at Mason City where she submitted to a major T7V.~ _-_,_ T~),~TM~. on the importance oÂ£ people rnak- returned Thursday to San Ber- P I OTYl I ELl IS \~ m S gÂ° od Â°" their signed subscrip- nar dino, Cal., after a 3 months' Â·^ ^- V ^ A A A -*- VVA, Â±*~J l * i ~ Â« ~ V... n n l n n l l T r TM i Â»-oVn ei n a + tici I ..: -i _ i i l - ~ V. nn ^ n r\t Vior- TMrtiViOV Hardin County Rural (Electric Co-Op Meets Iowa Falls^-The annual meeting of the Hardin County Rural Electric Co-Operative will be held Wednesday in the Metropolitan theater Preceding the meeting a ATTEND FUNERAL tions by actually purchasing the Nora Springs--Mrs. Jessie Mer- | bonds they have subscribed for. "In many counties, the sign-up e en /excel,^ and there.are rill Dwelle received a communica- Hon this week, through the International Red Cross, from her up is a]most complete, and now cousin. Dr. Theodore C. Merrill, 1h(r i mme diate need is for a heavy who has been a prominent physi- I wave 0 Â£ bond buying as people cian in Paris for many years. take u p theil . subscriptions," V. L. This was the 3rd time she had clark, executive manager of the heard from him since the German comm jttee, said. occupation of Paris; the first time . We ,j 0 no t w i s h t 0 place a through the American consulate lh e a v y burden on the issuing agen- at Marseilles and the 2nd timel c j e s during the last few days of through the Red Cross. the campaign, and we hope that the funeral of Mrs. John Carroll, Tuesday morning. Mrs. Carroll died suddenly of a heart ailment. Le Roy, Minn.--Ray Newhouse, in training at Purdue university, is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. Newhouse, at Riceville, and his sister, Mrs. R. Nauman, here. J, whose terms expire. GETS RADIO POSITION Goo dell--Mr. and Mrs. Josh Montgomery received word their daughter, Evelyn, freshman at Drake university, has been appointed assistant continuity writer for the radio programs of Drake university. .Â» uu B .. . . . _ _ . _ , , - _ - , I L 1 1 U ^UJlll-IHl^ll, " l *'- i " *= i4Wf - inn*. The message received this week peop i e w m t a k e up their bond had been written Aug. 9, 1943, re- subscriptions as speedily as pos- ceived the German censorship sib]e in or i e r to facilitate bond stamp Dec. 31, and was received processing here Jan. 27. It read: ' "Received your letter. Many thanks. Am continuing as usual. Very well. Wish could have been with you Maine. Pass my news visit at the home of her mother, Mrs. Eliza Kirstein. Garner--War stamp sales at the Garner grade school totaled 52,000 Tuesday. The totals are for the current school year. The report was made by grade school principal Charles Tompkins. Otranto -- The Misses Marlys Baldner and Phyllis Peterson of Austin were house guests of Phyllis Dockstader over the weekend. St. Ansgar--M. A. Houg entertained his Sunday school class of boys and girls at his home Tuesday evening. Hurt--Mrs. C. C. Smith left last Friday for a visit with relatives in Des Moines and Omaha. SGT. WILLIAM F. TOMASEK operation. B u r t--Pfc. Albert Voigt, who has been stationed at Fort Dix, N. J., is spending a 10 day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Voigt. Bristow--Mrs. William Brandenburg of Dumont, assisted by I others, entertained a group of officers, mostly past worthy matrons of the Eastern Star lodge, at the Brandenburg home Tuesday night. Six attended from here. Leroy, Minn.--Sigurd Aga of Nashville, Tenn., is spending a furlough with friends here. Dumont--Mrs. Warren B. Hardy and baby daughter, accompanied by her mother, Mrs. H. U. Anderson, left early Wednesday morning for Louisiana where she will join her husband. Her mother will return home after a few weeks. Hanlontown--M. T. Rye left re- WAUCOMA YOUTH ESCAPES DEATH I Friday, Feb. 4, 1944 3 MASON CITY OLOBE-GAZETTB FENTON SOLDIER KILLED IN ITALY S. Sgt. Willard Ranney Was in Invasion Force F e n t o n--Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Hanney, who live on a farm near here, received a message from the war department Thursday evening that their son, S. Sgt. Willard Ranney, 24, was killed in action in Italy Jan. 13. No further details were given. Willard entered the service in April, 1941, receiving his first training at Camp Claiborne, La. Soon after Pearl Harbor he was transferred to Fort Dix, N. J., and from there he went to Belfast, Ireland, landing there Jan. 26, 1942. Sgt. Ranney was in a hospital in north" Africa part of last October and all of November, suffering with jaundice. He went back to the front Dec. 1, and was with the first A m e r i c a n Expeditionary Force in Europe. He has a brother, Arlo, living at home. omasek, assistant engineer and of district court vail open nmner and 9 others, aboard an day, Judge Tom Boyton presid- AAF Hying fortress/ran out of ing. The grand jury is c.appear as when attacked by the Ger- | Tuesday and the petit jury Feb. mans, but luckily they were near he English coast when they baled H A D I O N I C H E A R I N G A I D Complete with miniacure Radio Tubes, Crystal Microphone and Batteries MADE BY ZENITH RADIO CORPORATION J. H. LEPPER 28 1st St. S, E. aiason City, la. along. Love, Theo." Messages of this type are limited to 25 words and senders are cautioned to confine 'the contents to matter ol a purely personal character. Aged Woman Injured in Auto (jrash in West Clarion -- Clarion relatives received word that Miss Elizabeth Richards, whose home is in En- cinatas, Cal., suffered head and hip injuries in an automobile accident there Tuesday. Miss Richards, who is 80 years old, visited her sister, Miss Lydia Richards and her brother, Arthur Richards, here a year ago, making the trip by automobile which she drove herself. W. B. Kingsbury Rites Held at Osage Friday Osage--Funeral services were to be held Friday at 2:30 p. m. for W. B. Kingsbury, 84, who died Wednesday p. m. at his home in Osage. The service was to be at Champion's funeral home and at the Osage cemetery. Surviving are his wife, Anna Walker Kingsbury, 5 sons, Dr. Forrest B. Kingsbury of the University of Chicago; Frank W. Kingsbury, Osage; Dr. Joe Kingsbury, now enroute to Teheran, Iran, to assist in planning for civil service work in Iran; Dean, civil service work. New Hartford, N. Y., and Clark, El Paso, Texas. There are 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. LcUoy, Minn. -- Mr. and Mrs. Harold Despard came from Minneapolis for a week-end furlough with his parents, Charles Despard. Dumont--Twenty-six Mr. and Mrs. members Ei vJur duty here in North Iowa is clear. It is to put our dollars into War Bonds NOW. This 4th War Loan Drive is OUR Drive--our chance to back the attack. Remember, we're not asked to give; only to lend--in the world's safest investments; investments which give a generous return to YOU and YOUR COUNTRY BACK THE ATTACK! ftU Farmer, Stock Buyer Dies at Le Roy, Minn. Le Roy, Minn.--Walter Hall, 54, died at his home here Wednesday from a heart attack following influenza. He was born in Le Roy. After mpleting his high school educa- io'n in 1909 he engaged in farm- g and later was in the livestock nd grain business. Survivors are his wife, 2 daugh- ^ ^^ ers, Mrs. V. S. Pease of Colorado, ^ crson nd Mrs. N. Scholer of Le Roy, nd a son, Donald, in the armed orces at Amarillo, Texas. There re 4 grandchildren. Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Delia Meyers of Portland, Ore., nd 2 brothers, Carl and Ralph, of _e Roy. Funeral services were incomplete. of Bristow chapter O. E. S. which included the 194?, and 1944 officers together with the past matrons and past patrons, entertained Tuesday evening at the home of the worthy matron, Mrs. W. A. Brandenburg in honor of the junior past matron, Mrs. M. E. Johnson. Plymouth--Keith Ehlers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. Ehlers, is home on furlough from Texas visiting his parents and sisters, Mary Ellen and Rose Mary. A brother, Harry Masten Ehlers, is in a camp in Florida. Kanawha -- Danny Veldhouse, son of Mr. and Mrs. Heiko Veldhouse, is enjoying a furlough at home following completion oi his boot training at Forragut, Idaho. Latimer--Opl. Clerk: Clemtmt of Ft. Dix, N. J., and Mrs. CleVnent of Garner visited at the E. Dohrmann home. Kanawha--Mrs. S. 3. Tande is enjoying a visit from her 2 sisters, Mrs. George Jacobson and Mrs Ed Shelley of Madelia, Minn. Woden--Lt. Ralph Anderson of cently for Tucson, Ariz., where he will spend a few months enjoying the sunshine climate. Stilson -- Mrs. Louis Bonette ant daughter of Angus, Minn., spen the past week with her parents Mr. and Mrs. F r e d Zueh], he brother and family, Mr. and Mrs LeRoy Zuehl, all of this neighbor hood, and with her sister, Mrs Clarence DeWaard and family a Corwith. Woden -- Paul Goslin, radioma 2nd class, arrived last week t spend a furlough at the home of Sgt. Tomasek, 9 Others February Court Term Bale Out of Fortress Opens at Forest City 15 - out. At one time, Pilot Lt. Rob-I ert W. Moyers of Vincennes, Ind., lev/ only 10 feet over the water | after the plane was attacked. Sergeant Tomasek landed on a lill near a steep slope of a 200 foot clitt and 1 man landed in the water, but all the crew were reunited the next day, uninjured, at Penzance, a coast town. Sergeant Tomasefc entered the service Sept. 23, 1042, and before that ran the Tomasek meat market. Samuel Mots* invented the first Telegriph Pol patented th* Holtaw Ground Blad* for cooler, quicker, "Ftather Towdi" ihavin g his parents. He has been on Guadalcanal for some time. He enlisted in the navy 2 years ago. Burt -- Mrs. Harold Angus left Tuesday evening for San Diego, Cal., where she will visit a sister and brother-in-law. Garner -- County Superintendent Charles S. Whitney announces that the annual county spelling contest will be held at Garner on April 1. COLDS' COUGHS AND MUSCULAR ACHES Reported sweeping this section -- Grandma't idea for medication proves help to thousands-When colds* coughing iveara you down, irritates you, and your chest muscles ache, RctPcnctro. lUibiton.throat, chest and back. Pcnetro is the salvo with modern medication in a base containing old- fashioned mutton euct. And remember medicated mutton suet Tva9 Grandma's standby. Penctro works two ways: (1) Inside, meditated vapors get into nose and throat passages. Their warming comfort soothes irritated nasal membranes. I (2) Outside, Penctro acts liko a comforting plaster to stimulate circulation rtghl where rubbed on. Clean, yrhUe. stain less--always pleasant to use. 25c--double* supply 35c. For real relief of thes colda* miseries--be auro to get Penetro* HOLLOW GROUND R A Z O R BLADES PAL RAZOR BLADES and Shaving Supplies BOOMHOWER HARDWARE . Fort Meyers Flying Field, Fla., arrived Sunday morning for several days' leave at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe An- iditor Speaks to Club on Building for Peace F o r e s t City--Introduced by President M. O. Nilssen, Earl Hall of Mason City Wednesday night addresesd the international relations club of Waldorf college on the problems of peace. The world's dearly won knowledge that wars arc bad business will prove the one most effective foundation stone in constructing an effective peace organization by the nations of the world, he concluded. A number of townspeople were guests at the meeting. Manly-- Mrs. Delia Heiny entertained at dinner Sunday, Mrs. John Heiny and son, of San Francisco. Cal., and Dr. and Mrs. Martin Hoge, of Lake Mills. Riceville -- Mrs. Charles Gilbert of Mason City is visiting her sister, Mrs. Dan Foster. St. Ansgar -- A group of relatives met Tuesday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Halvorson in honor of their son, Cpl Gerald Halvorson, who is home on a furlough. He will leave Monday for Fort Dix, N. J., where he i stationed. Plymouth-- Mr. and Mrs. Walte Harmon had as Sunday guests their 2 sons, Eldred and Donald both in the service. Eldred had stay of only a few hours from camp in Texas. Donald had ard Johnson, home on leave from ] arragut, Idaho. They presented Corwith Woman Files Petition for Divorce Garner--Sarah Weider of Corwith filed suit for divorce from Frank Weider in Hancock county district court. In her petition she alleges that the defendant was on Oct. 19, 1937, convicted of a felony, arson, and sentenced to 5 years in the penitentiary at Fort Uadison. Petition slates further that defendant escaped from the penitentiary June 9, 1939, has not been apprehended and plaintiff has no knowledge of his present whereabouts. The couple was married Dec. B, 1913, and lived together until Oct 19, 1937. They, have 3 children all daughters who have reached their majority. longer furlough from a camp Florida. Lc Roy, Minn.-- Members of t! junior class of school held a buffe lunch and program honoring Wil- | l F him with a billfold. Bristow -- Mrs. Bernice Krull and son have gone to Gaineville, Texas, to be near the husband and father, Pvt. George Krull who is located at Camp Howzie. Sheffield-- Mr. and Mrs. Otto storck and Mrs. Frederick K. Oelkers went to Rochester, Minn., Tuesday where Mrs. Storck was admitted to the Mayo clinic. Utn* Forest City Aviator Is Missing in Action Washington, (fP--The navy Friday listed Mauritz H. Nelson, aviation radioman, Forest City, as missing in action. QUITS ICE BUSINESS New Hampton--William Wilkins has turned over the retail delivery of ice in New Hampton to Hughes and David, fuel dealers. Mr. Wilkins has been in the retail ice I business here for 22 years. THE SAFEST AND BEST INVESTMENT BUY WAR BONDS WATCHES fUanehard!* DIAMONDS 12 EAST STATE RHYTHM STEP SHOES That combine walking ease and brilliant styling with ihsir wonderful shock-absorbing invisible Rhythm Treads for heel, arch and ball of your foot. They add grace and Â«ase to your carriage . . . fashion to your costume. Every evening when you rest in the quiet and peace of your own fireside -- REMEMBER -Every fighting man is fighting to keep U. S. A. safe for us. BUY -- BUY -- BUY BONDS to help him. Nichols Green "Where the GOOD SHOES Come From'