Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 2, 1945 · Page 5
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 2, 1945
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" aa *?' aa " a * ft * fiS S^^ "SGT.O'LEARY" HELD IN JAIL Brought From Prison to Face Larceny Charge :·_ Waterloo. (#}---'Sgt.' Richard OLeary," who became the object of a nationwide hunt after he "recruited" 35 youths at the state training school for boys at Eldora and deposited them before surprised army officials at Fort pes Moines, was being held in jail Tuesday on a charge of larceny. "O'Lcary," whose real name is Marion L. Taylor of Oelwein Iowa, was returned from Kansas Sunday by Deputy Sheriff Floyd Mastain on a warrant accusing ASON )CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE him of taking $150 worth of equipment from a Waterloo restaurant. He had just completed a term at the federal penitentiary at Leavenworth on a charge of impersonating a federal officer Taylor popped into the limelight in Iowa on Jan. 7, 1941, when, with spurious government requisitions, he hired a bus to take to Fort Des Moines the 35 training school boys he had signed up for army service. The bus drove into the army post and unloaded before a surprised and unwarned group of soldiers and officers. Taylor parked the bus and disappeared. He was arrested in Kansas 3 weeks later. Northtt'ood--Atty. O. J. Wardwell is at Rochester, Minn., a patient at the Worrell hospital. Atty. Rob Roy Cerney o£ Mason City is looking after Mr. WarweU's business during his absence. Parents Hear From 4 Sons Serving Country Ackley--Attorney and Mrs. F, J. McGreevy received letters recently from each of their 4 sons in the service of our country. Cpl. Robert, tail gunner on a heavy bomber, told ot his safe arrival somewhere in .England. Quartermaster 3/c Wilfrid, stated he is well in New Guinea. Cpl. Hubert is thought to be somewhere In France, an Pfc. Geraid is somewhere in the Dutch East Indies.' Car Skids on Highway; Pastor, Wife Injured Chapin--The Rev. and Mrs: H M. Tiffany met with an accident on returning home from little Ce- dar where Mr. Tiffany officiated at the funeral of a friend. When about 3 miles north of Mason City they struck a spot of ice in the road causing the car to skid and tip over in the ditch. They were taken to a hospital at Mason City where it was found that .Mrs. Tiffany had a broken collarbone. Both occupants were badly shaken up and the car badly wrecked, Mrs. Tiffany is still in the hospital but her husband returned home. Former Bristow Youth Gives Life to Country Dumont --Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Brandenburg have been advised ot the death of their nephew, Cpl. Calvin Brandenburg, Waterloo, which occurred Dee. 15. Cpl. TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 1945 Brandenburg was with the medical corps in Belgium and is the son of Mrs. Jennie Brandenburg Waterloo. He was born at Bristow and spent his youth there. The family resided at Tripoli where his father died before moving to Waterloo, North lowan, Wounded in New Guinea, Visits North wood--Mrs. Fred Neuman is enjoying a visit from her son, Pfc. August Neuman who came from Fort Sam Houston, Texas, where he has been hospitalized for recurring malaria and injuries received from heavy artillery concussion. He was in the heaviest of fighting in New Guinea from April 3, 1943, to July 8, when he was injured. Cites Iowa Flyer for Performance of Duty 15th AAP in Italy--Cpl. Ivan G. Gerdes, 24, Nora Springs, Iowa, is a linesman with a 15th AAF signal coips which was recently cited by Brig. Gen. Fay R. Upthegrove, Clean, N. Y., for "outstanding performance of duty," on the occasion of the anniversary of the signal corps' second year of operation. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George D. Gerdes, Nora Springs, Cpl. Gerdes was graduated from Nora Springs high school and was employed by the Consolidated Aircraft Corp., of San Diego, Cal., prior to entering the armed forces Jan. 4, 1943. Albania has 1,759 highway in an area square miles. miles of of 10,629 1st '45 Baby (Unofficial) Is Reported A 9-pound son born Jan. 1 at 1:10 p. m. to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Arndt, 2323 19th S. W., is Mason City's unofficial New Year's baby. The child, born at Mercy hospital so far is the 1st baby reported born withm the city limits in 1945 The Arndt baby--or another, in case the records at the Cerro Gordo county courthouse show an earlier arrival when the records are checked on Saturday morning before the official winner is announced--will receive a number of gifts from Mason City merchants and business establishments. Rules in the annual New Year's baby contest stipulate that the gifts are awarded to the 1st child born within the city limits after the beginning of the new year. In case of a tie involving a girl and a boy the girl--presumably in line with the "ladies first" adage--will be declared the winner. A tie between 2 babies of the same sex will be decided by the relative distances of the parents' homes from the courthouse, with the awards going to the one who lives closer. ATTEND WEDDING North wood--Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Huso, daughter, Doris, and son, Wayne, Mrs. Arnold Talle and the Rev. Martin Galstad went to Tulsa, Okla., Wednesday to attend the wedding of Miss Clarice Lomen of St. Paul, Minn., and Cpl. Wilford' C. Huso which took place Thursday. They returned home Friday. A GREAT ONCE-A-YEAR SALE EVENT AT EATONS Standard Eaton Quality Merchandise From Our Regular Stocks . . . Now Priced at Savings! REG. MS TO 6.95 SPORTSWEAR SPECIAL PRICES ON B L A N K E T S "CHATHAM WOOLWICH 7 ' Reg. 10.95 8 Fine 100% wool in a blanket with a famous name. Warm yet light. Pastel shades. "CHATHAM SUTTON" Reg. 5.95 4 95 $2 $1 25% wool, 25% cotton, 50% rayon. Satin bound A variety of pastel colors. 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Literally hundreds of beautiful dresses . . . far underpriced to save you dollars. All new styles for Fall and Winter. Your chance to have the several new dresses you'll need at these drastic clearance savings. Sizes for misses, women and juniors. PLUS TAX Ves . . . as fittle as $95 buys you a really handsome fur coat at Eatons if you buy during this clearance event! All the fur styles ore new. for this season. All coats have been carefully selected for quality of pelt and good workmanship. Mink Dyed Coney Northern Seal Mendoza Beaver BUY YOUR FUR COAT ON OUR EASY PAYMENT PLAN Ask us about the 12 Payment Plan that mokes paying for your fur coat so easy at Eatons.

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