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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

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10 Thursday, Feb. 10, 194 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Rationing Calendar )fOW VAZJDi Brown mut stamps V W, Book 3. Green name* G H. J K. U.M. H Boole 4. Sugar stamp Ho 30, Book 4, good lor 5 pound;. Suga Stamp No. 40, good for poun fo canning, through Feb. 28, 1913, Shoes stamp 18, Book 1, and Airplane stamp 1, Book 3. good Indefinitely. Gasoline 10 A 'coupons good for 3 gallons: I and C (Issued prior to Dec. 1) good fo 2 gallons each; B2 and C2 (issued a He Dec. 1) good lor 5 gallons each. Fue oil, new season's period 2, 3 coupons good for 10 gallons each. Fek. I: Fuel oil period 4 coupons valid. F«». 1»: Brown meat stamp V valid. Fefc. S»: Green itampi O. H, J, expire. rt». 2t: Brown meat stamp Z valid. fet. It: Brown meat stamps V. W. X. . expire. F*». 28: Fourth Inspection period- Class B ration expires; Filth Inspection period. Ciass C ration or bulk coupons expire. KlKh a: Fuel oil period 3 coupons expire. r * en "amPJ K. L. U. N Varch i»: Brown stamps V. Z expire. Mirth SI: Gasoline A coupon. No. JO expires. March 31: Sugar coupon No. 30 expires March 31: Third inspection period. Class A ration expires. Commercial vehicles: Every e months or every 5,000 miles, whichever occurs sooner. ~ Certificates no longer needed for recapping tires, Late applicants for war ration Book 4** yCUr 10 Mason City Calendar Feb. 11-- Bishop Alexander P, Shaw to speak at First Methodist church at ( p. m. on "Social and Racial- Costs of n Felt U_c. Chia-I Ch-ng., n a t i v e of f^-.^'^'tor.al Understanding lecture at nigh school auditorium at a ^^ ^"d p a r t y Movie Menu Tims' f.r .» rUT . « , , , Scant" and "Tanan'» " ·*«* S»t.rd.y "T» Jtfiny Girls" tig Fridl" H E R l N MASON CITY Floor Sanders. Boomhower Hdw. Dr. K. F. Kuni has returned from a couple days' visit with xus son, Ray, naval cadet in the college of dentistry at the Un - versity of Iowa. ' - . WaHuns Products S. E. Mrs. Mae Ford. 4379 o A daughter weighing 7 pounds 8% ounces was born to Mr. and Mrs. Emil Bohn, 1126 3rd S W at the Mercy hospital Wednesday' New Location Keznble's Downtown Flower Shop, 115 N. Federal A daughter weighing 7 pounds 5 ounces was born to Me. and Mrs George Price, 504 9th S. E., at the Mercy hospital Thursday. Firemen were called 'Wednesday to extinguish a fire which started in a car owned.'by -Mrs Irene Bell, Cerro Gordo hotel, due to a short in a battery connection The 2nd dance for Legionnaires, their wives, mothers and sweethearts, will be held Saturday night in the enlarged Legion clubrooms. Orchestra, music will again be provided, INCOME TAX Service Bureau 213 FIRST NATIONAL BANK BLDG. TELEPHONE 1026 Head^Red Cross, $51,500. Appeal Key persons in the Cerro Gordo county Red Cross peal for $51,500 war fund ap- were named Thursday by GeneraT Cha'irmar! Paul Pntchard. ; The campaign , is scheduled to get under way^March 1 to raise this county's quota of the funds to carry on the great work of the Bed Cross at home, as well as in camps and on battle fronts all over the world. Roy L. 1 B»Uey is to head Che solicitation in the territory outside of Mason City in rural districts and towns, with E. B. Sttll- man In charge of Clear Lake C. E. Leffler will head" campaign in Mason City. the BOY I* BAILEY --County INFLUENZA WITH SINUS TROUBLE IS WIDESPREAD Epidemic Continues to Be Only Disease of Any Consequence The number of influenza case with complicating ear and sihu conditions continues to Be out standing in Mason City, accbrdini to the monthly report submittec by Dr. C. M. Franchere to City Manager Herbert T. Barclay. Few ' other communicable dis eases were reported for the month of January, according to Dr Franchere. One case of scarle fever that developed complication and had been- in the hospital- i couple of months, was releasei. and one new case was admitted tc the Isolation hospital. Two case of scarlet fever were isolated ir homes. Continued high bacterial counts from some of the dairy plants i s problem of both the laborator; and sanitary departments and i handled accordingly. Aside from Die labor problems on the farms the dry, windy weather and condi iions tending to work against thi cleanliness of dairy products in general, could not be much worse according to Dr. Franehere. Forty-five births and 42 deaths were reported for. the month of Fanuary. Dr. L. N. Stott, sanitary inspector, reported 17 samples of water and 24 samples of milk: and cream collected for testing. Sixteen-dairy ilants and 10 dairy farms were nspected. Four stores and mar- rets and 4 fruit and vegetable tands were inspected. Seven complaints were investigated. Two ases of scarlet fever and 1 case f chicken pox were placarded. Miss Mabel E. Sucher, bacteri- jlogist, reported 104 milk .analyses J-t water analyses, 2 G. C. smears ne Vincent's Angina, one T. B putum, 83 blood counts, and 24 irinalyses. Three Delinquents Wanted by Board No. 2 Selective service board No. 2 innounces 3 delinquents, John ..ester Cannan, Harold Mads on nd Julius Leon Logghe, Jr. Any- ne knowing the whereabouts of hese men are asked to report to the board. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12 Coleman "SERVICE DAY" For Your Coleman Appliances A Cotaaon iqctory mro ^jfl be at out «tor» to wpair and adjust any Coleman appliance*. So brina in any C o l e m a n appliance you have that needs s e r v i c e work done on it Ii it U not convenient for you to be here on the service day. bring your appliances in ahead oi time. WeH hold them for the factory man. Expert Service Work REASONABLE CHARGES One Day Only To Coniuft The Expert Watch him do (he work. Ask him questions about the care and operation and the bes» fuel to u*e. He will nlad- ly qire you expert advice. Your only cost will be for new parhi necessary, and a reasonable service charge. 112 South Federal Under Mr. Bailey in the county solicitation will be Ted Wolfram Ventura, for the west half of the county and R. J. Wilson, Mason City, for the east half. C. R. Dwyer is Mr. Leffler's cochairman of the campaign in Mason City. Clayton Hart is head of the advance solicitation. Leslie Hawkins will head an organization for soliciting firms employing U or more persons and Murray Olson, Junior Chamber representative, is in charge! of soUcitlnc firms with leu than 10 employes. Loren Grout will be in' 1 charge of the solicitation among teachers W-. C.' Lun.dberg, the railroads and Mrs. Rena Mack Harding, the residential sections. ' · At the February meeting of the executive committee of the Cerro Gordo county chapter Wednesday evening Chairman T. L. Connor announced appointment of the following committee chairmen: Dr. T. A. Nettieton, home service; Larry Heeb, water safety- Mrs. R. C. Willey, first aid; Mrs Earle Sheka, co-chairman, first aid; Chris Letter, disaster; Mrs. Harry Sondergaard, volunteer special services; Mrs. Jay Lorenz production; Mrs. Joe Sberal, motor corps; Mrs. R. E. Smiley nutrition;. Mrs. , H. L. Campbell, nurses aide; Mrs. W. Earl Hall, public information; Mrs.'Rob Roy Cerney, junior; Mrs. H. J. Brims co-chairman junior; Miss Laura Walpole, home nursing; Mrs. William Peterson, co-chairman home nursing; Mrs. H. A. O'Leary, camp and hospital committee; W. p. Butler, speakers bureau, and Paul Pritchard, 1944 war fund. , Mrs. Harold Campbell ' announced 25 were ready for a nurses aide class to start March 14. Classes will be held Monday Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the nurses home of the Mercy hospital. Mrs. Jay Lorenz, production chairman, reported 1.5*9 hours of surtlcal dressing to January. 144 hospital bed sheets made In Mason City, Clear Lake, Ventura and Meserver and the acceptance of a UuoU of 432 filled kit bats to be distributed to soldiers at point of embarkation. Miss Ruth Giard, home service secretary, reported handling of 157 cases for ex-service men, 435 for army and 58 in navy in present service during December and January. These included furlough investigations, disabilities, discharges and referrals. Mrs. H. A. O'Leary announced 2 appointments. Mrs. Charles E. Strickland and B. O. Roderick, on the camps and hospital committee. Chairman WiUey of the first aid* committee announced 1 standard C. E. LEFFLER --Mason City class and 2 advance classes going. From how on emphasis will be on rural cl BEADS SERVICE CORPS-Howard -E. Bruce, manager of the Mason City division office of the Standard Oil company, has been appointed county executive of the' citizens service corps by W. Earl Hall, Cerro Gordo county civilian defense chairman. Mr. Bruce will serve as chairman of the executive committee of the service corps which is composed of the persons in charge of salvage, bond sales, Victory eardens, housing, manpower and other war service committees in the county. Mr. Bruce replaces M. C. Lawson. who resigned because oi the press of duties in connection with his recent election as president of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce. SWANSONS WILL GET $4,874;05 Government to Pay Accidental Death Claim The family of Merle Swanson, killed several years ago in an automobile collision with a works progress administration truck will receive a total of $4,874.05 in settlement of claims against the government, it was Revealed Thurs day. President Roosevelt has signed a bill (house resolution 1875) authorizing payment of 53,000 to Carl Swanson, Mason City, in connection with the death of his son; 51,574.05 to the legal guardian of Geraldine Cecelia Swanson for injuries suffered by the child in the accident, and of ?300 to Aimer Swanson for damages to her automobile. The word was received here in an Associated Press dispatch from Washington, D. C. Miss Mary E. Kelly Services Held at Ihurch at Rockwell Funeral services for Miss Mary Ellen Kelly, 52, who died Monday morning folowing an illness of several years, \vere held Wednesday at the Sacred Heart church at Rockwell, with Father L. W. Klassen officiating. Pallbearers were Charles Sloan, Tames Curley, George Sturges, Frank Koppen, Henry Scholl and Anthony Scholl. Burial was at the Sacred Heart cemetery at Rockwell The Pat- crson funeral home in charge. FORFEITS $5 BOND Mrs. Dan Soumas, 316 N. Madion, forfeited .a $5 bond before D olice Judge Morris Laird Thursday on a charge o f ' operating a ruck without a driver's license. She was arrested by police at :30 p. m. Wednesday in the 100 ilock on Washington S. W. The labor cost of constructing Sie 1943 armada of fighting and merchant ships in the U. S. totaled 4,300,000,000. New Location GLASGOW TAILORS 8 SO. DELAWARE ART HEGG, Prop. Phone 456 MOO COLLECTED IN FORFEITURES, FINES IN COURT Total of 53 Offenses Reported by Police of City During January A total of 5400.70 was collected in fines and forfeitures during January, according to the monthly report submitted to City Manager Herbert T. Barclay by Chief Harold Wolfe of the police department. During the month 52 offenses were reported or known to police. Offenses included burglary 1. larceny of more than $20 value 4 larceny under ?20 value 2, auto theft 1, driving while intoxicated 1, intoxication 26, traffic violations 7, other offenses and investigations 9. Dispositions of arrests included straight fine or jail 14, bail forfeited 20, held to grand jury 1 dismissed 7, released to others 2 county jail 1, city jail 14. Fourteen persons attended traffic school. Twenty-seven collisions were reported and one pedestrian injured by an auto. Nine lodgers were reported for the month, 29 doors and windows were found open, 31 night lights were not burning, 171 street lights were reported out and 34 dogs were killed. One suicide was reported for the month. One' auto was reported stolen and recovered and 5 bicy- BISHOP HERE F R I D A Y-Bishop Alexander P. Shaw of Baltimore, Md., will speak at the First Methodist church Friday evening at g o'clock on "Social and Racial Costs of Peace." This is the 3rd in the series of Forums sponsored by the local First Church on the general subject of "What Price Peace?" The bishop is one of the foremost leaders of the Negro race in America and it is believed that his appearance here will be the high point in the series of Forums, for he is described as "a great mind, a wonderful spirit, and a gifted orator." Thex lecture is open to the public. eles were stolen and recovered. Ten finger print records were filed and 4 suspects were photographed. Mrs. Hanf ord MacNider on War Ballot Commission One of 2 Republican Members of State Vote.Organization Des Moines, (£)--Willis York of Madrid, republican state chairman, announced the appointment of Mrs. Hanf ord MacNider, Mason City, and C. A. Bowers, Conncil Bluffs, as the republican members of the state war ballot commission. Mrs. MacNider's husband is a brigadier general and is,serving in the southwest Pacific. Their son, Tom, recently joined the air corps. Bowers is Pottawatamie county auditor, a veteran of the first World War, and has a son in the air corps. Mrs. MacNider and Bowers will serve with 2 democrats appointed previously and Secretary of State Wayne Ropes as the commission* to assist in dealing with the vote of service personnel in the 1944 elections. The commission was provided for in the soldier vote act passed by the recent special session of the legislature. MRS. HANFORD MacNIDER Gets Purple H x eart Award for Pvt. Shinn Mrs. Harry DoHer, 511 Jackson . W., has received the Purple Heart award for her brother, Pvt Martin Shinn, who died on Nov 21 from wounds received in action on the Italian front The citation signed by Henry L. Stimson, secretary of war, reads"This is to certify that the President of the United States of America pursuant to authority vested in him by Congress has awarded the Purple Heart, established by Gen. George Washington at Newburgh, N. Y., Aug. 7, 1782 to Pvt. Martin Shinn for military merit and for wounds received in action resulting in his death Nov 21, 1943, given under my hand in the city of Washington this 12th day of January, 1944." Memorial services for Pvt. Shinn were held at the First Methodist church on Jan. 27, with Doctor Marvin B. Kober, speaker, and the Rainbow division veterans of World war I in charge of arrangements. Babassu, a tall, fan-shaped Brazilian palm, provides oil thai substitutes for olive oil in all its uses. Mrs. Kristine Pansier Rites Held at Baptist Church at Rockwell Funeral services for Mrs. Kristine Louise Fansler, 74, who died at a Rockwell hospital Monday following a long illness, were held Wednesday afternoon at the Baptist church at Rockwell, with the Rev. A. S. Grarup, Sheffield, officiating. Mrs. Ed Callahan and Mrs. Ed Bergman sang "Safe in the Arms of Jesus," "Old Rugged Cross" and Shail We Gather at the River?" Mrs. Clarence Otkins accompanied. Mrs. Addie Miller, Mrs. John Hendricks and Mrs. Fred- Eihler were in charge of flowers. Pallbearers were Chris Ytzen, Art Hanson, Art Humberg, Herman and Louis Yytzen and Tom Sawyer. Burial was at the Rockwell cemetery. The Patterson funeral home in charge. PRIORITIES MAY DELAY OPENING OF OLD LIBRARY Lions Discuss Further Plans for Establishing Youth Club in Building When Mason City's youth center in the old library on East State street opens is dependent largely upon how soon alterations and repairs authorized by the city council at its meeting this week can be completed, Richard E. Homey of the special youth committee told the Lions -club Wednesday noon. "Getting the necessary priorities," he saidi "is the principal problem. This may prove particularly difficult with respect to the gas installation. An OFA representative is expected here in a few days. After that the picture will be clearer than it is now." Under present plans the Lions club would take over, equip and assume responsibility for the operation of the youth center after the building has been placed in condition for use by the city. The club's main program was an observance of the 34th birthday of the Boy Scout program, with Henry D. DeWolf, scoutmaster of Troop 35, in charge. With him were Air Scout Gilbert Bovard, Seascout Melvin Smith, Cub Scout Stanley Judd and Scouts Sanford LoomiSj Jack Page, Kay Holtz, Keith McGuire, Jerry Herbener, Craig Tierney and Richard Under. ^Mr. DeWoIf outlined the scope of Scouting as it was exemplified in last year's Winaebago council program, which now is being participated in by the largest number of Scouts in history. Letters from army, navy and FBI leaders were presented to show how Scouting is proving helpful in the nation's war effort. A b r i e f playlet, written by Gilbert Bovard, was presented as a stimulant to the current war bond campaign. It took the form of an adaptation of the famed Dickens "Christmas Carol" story, with Jerry Herbener undergoing the Scrooge transformation. W. H. Rees presided in the absence of Leo Davey. Russell Girton introduced the program Guests included Jim Bunton of Des Moines, the Rev. Aubrey Edmonds of Our Savior's Lutheran church, Lt. David Shipley and Scout Executive, Earle K. Behrend. 9 Flower decorations for the tables were provided by Lion Hay Whorley, the occasion being the occupancy by his company of the space south of the Qreen Mill for a downtown retail shop. _It is estimated that some engines in use on the Canadian railways build up a mileage of 16,000 miles in 30 days. TARPAULINS Carrfed in Stock or Made to Order 8 x 10 $ 6.80 10 x 12 10.20 12 x 16. 16.32 16 x 20 27.20 Mason City Tent; Awning and Canvas Co. Sl ' eat enigmas ol this ^ a «d the peace to follow f! One of China. At least, to many Americans Chinese are thinking after m'any years of struggle for survival. Some of. these problems of China will be discussed at the first of a series of lectures given under the sponsorship of the Institute of International Understanding. This lecture will be given jt the high school auditorium at 8 o'clock in the evening of Feb. 18 by C. Cnla-I Cheng, who will speak on "Oriental Nations as Contributors," This will be the first of a se- -_es of 4 addresses to be given on successive Fridays, the last on March 10. Other addresses will be by Doctor Jay C. Field on "The Americas as Contributors" on Febi 25; David Cushman Coyle 'British Commonwealth of Nations as Contributors" on March 3, and Doctor Albert Parry, "The Russian Republics as Con- * tributors" on March 10. The Kiwanis club will be in charge of the first address when C,. Cnia-1. Cheng, presents, his views, on. China, and. oriental problems. The speaker was born in Foochow, Fukien province, the birthplace of the late president of China, Lin Sen. He was educated in the Chinese classics and in a national competition in 1923 won a scholarship to Tsing Hua college in Peiping. Graduating from Tsine Hua college in 1929 he won a government scholarship to study in the U. S. A. Be took his B. A. degree from Swarthmore college in 1931. He then attended Yale university law school and school of graduate studies. In 1938 Mr. Cheng joined the American bureau for medical aid o China, becoming co-director of aublicity and later head of the Chinese participation department. He later became head of Chinese publicity for United China Re- ief. i- Sponsormg this series of lec- iures in Masori City are 5 civic organizations, Rotary, Lions and Si wants' clubs, the Business and Professional Women's club and the teachers federation. The Lions will have charge of :he 2nd of the series, the B. P. W., the 3rd, and the teachers, the 4th. The success of previous series of International Understanding addresses assures large gatherings [or these. All admittance is free and the public is invited to at- Internationol Understanding-Address on China by Noted Scholar Feb. ;end. All expenses of bringing :hese distinguished scholars to Mason-City will be borne by .the sponsoring organizations. High school. and junior college students will have an opportunity :o hear the 4 speakers at special appearances ifternoons. at 1 o'clock in the Three Leave Selective Service Boards Here Glen Clyde Russel reported at ;he navy recruiting station, DCS Moines, Feb. 8, to go into service with the ship repair unit (SRU) and Raymond John Roggetnan, at the same station on Feb. 9, for service with the regular navy, ac- ON TEACHER COMMITTEES --U. II. Boyce, science instructor in the Mason city high school, has been appointed to serve on 3 special committees of the Iowa State Teachers association, according to an announcement made by President' Lee H. Campbell of Spencer.v Mr. Boyce is chairman of the' finance committee whose work! it is to prepare and administer the annual budget of the asso-i ciation. He is also a member of the committees on membership and Midland Schools, the official publication of the association. cording to announcement made h/j local selective service board No.T Board/ No. 2 reports that Merri J. Hendrickson has-left"for an ii duction station after a furlouj here following acceptance in tl army. More than 10,000 tons of see., have been sent from the U. S. the soviet union to increase duction of food. AT FIRST UGH OF A USE 666 TABLETS. SALVE. NOSE DRO ^ ROJj --at teen, in the February Esquire Arrow Candy Stripe Motifs the tastiest ties of the year! One look, and you will find yourself falling like a ton of brick for these handsome new Arrows. The patterns and colorings are as new as tomorrow and truly a treat to the eye--the variety seems endless. Each knots [ perfectly, stoutly resists wrinkles. If you've already anted up for this week's War Bond may we suggest you $ come in for a few today 1 j AN EXCELLENT VALENTINE GIFT Get to Know F O R A R R O W T I E S V!

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