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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, February 10, 1944
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24 Thursday, Feb. 10, 1941 MASON CITY GLOB^-GAZETTE Gives Talk on Quality, Care of Linoleum Clear Lake--Mrs. Leo Swans on talked on qualities of linoleum and hpsv to care for it at a meeting of Do Your Bit club at the home of Mrs. Bert Prescott Wednesday. ..Mrs. Leo Elting spoke on "Step Savers." A potluck dinner was served with husbands as guests. Mrs. A. R. Cain will entertain at a card party next Wednesday evening and Mrs. George Jamison at an all day session Feb. 23. Other groups also met Wednesday. Merriment club held a postponed session at the home of Mrs. Marvin Renshaw: Materials for a Bed Cross afghan were distributed for the women to work on. Mrs. Homer Grimm is hostess March 14. Mmes. Charles George, Herbert SheJp and Merle Miles won prizes at a session o£ the Newcomers' Card club at the home of Mrs. Sidney Brownstone with. Mrs. Fred Miller assisting. Mrs..Floyd Porter received traveling prize. The next meeting is Feb. 23. Mrs; James Braheny reviewed "Between Tears and Laughter" by Un Yutang for the program of Today's club at the home of Mrs. Jack Barnes. "Mrs. O. E. Gilfillan was a guest. Mrs. Don Stork entertains at a social session Feb. 23. Mrs. Keith McGowan entertained the E. T. ,C. Bridge club with Mrs. R. M. Cole substituting for Mrs. T. A. Hein. Mrs. .C. C. Shideler won high score prize and Airs.-Cole 2nd. Mrs. E. A. Musgjerd is hostess Feb. 23. "Heffeman Proposes Search for Evidence of Amelia Earhart New York, (/P)--Sunset, July 18, 1937, and a U. S. navy task force turned homeward from a search of more than 250,000 square miles of the Pacific with the announcement that Amelia Earhart had been given up for dead. The government wrote finis to the search for America's tawny- haired, tomboy aviatrix, who had vanished into equatorial skies 16 days before while on a world- girdling flight. Now, 614 years later, the government has been asked to reopen its investigation into the disappearance of Miss Earhart, the first woman to fly" across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. .Hep. Heifernan (D-N. Y.) proposed in Washington Wednesday that the army and navy look for possible evidence that she had been forced down in the Marshall Islands while enroute from Lae New Guinea to Rowland Island] 2,556 miles distant and on an airline route south of the Marshalls. The legislator suggested that the Japanese might have concealed the fate of the aviatrix and her navigator, Frederick J. Noonan. He said that Miss Earhart may have flown over the Marshalls, only to have been shot down or forced down by the Japanese after she had seen their "illegal operations" in the -islands. Some of Germans Made Prisoners Are Poles; Get Stinging Lecture By REYNOLDS PACKARD ( The Combined American Press) At the Aiizio Beachhead Front, Feb. 9--(Delayed)--AEter undergoing 15 minutes ol. concentrated American artillery fire, almost 100 Germans crept from their fox holes in one front sector Wednesday, crawled into the center of no-man's land, raised their ·white flag and then sprinted to the American lines to keep from being shot down from behind. Capt. Edmond J. Tomasik, of New Bedford, Mass., recognized some of the Jprisoners .as Poles, Of Polish origin himself, Capt. Tomasik addressed 3 of the group in their own language for about o minutes. They were embarrassed by what he said. He related later: "I told them I was horrified to see Poles fighting as part ol the German army and that they should be ashamed of themselves "They replied that they were compelled to fight, as they had been inducted and given no other choice, so I just ended the conversation by saying: 'Well, then, you didn't need to resist for 15 hours/'" Youth at Dance Sees Fire, Puts Out Blaze .Nora Springs--Youngsters attending a school dance prevented what might have been a serious fire at the McK-in Jones home north of the schoMhouse. Sparks from the c h i m n e v started a blaze on the roof. Maurice Saylor saw the fire from the dance floor naci aroused members of the family. Mr. Jones lifted Maurice to the roof and he beat out the flames with his coat. AH that was necessary for the fire department to do when it arrived was (o use a little chemical to put on the finishing touches to the smoldering embers. MRS. H. WORTH DIES Dccorah -- Funeral services were held Sunday at the Fjelstul funeral home for Mrs. Henry ' Worth, who died Feb. 3, the day after her 84th birthday. Mrs. Worth, whose maiden name was Lucy McMillin, was born Feb. 2. 1860, in Allamakee county. She and her husband celebrated their golden wedding 9 years ago. ' U YOB Do N»l Receive Payer Before 5:3» p. m. CM -'» »r -Jo!) CLEAR LAKE GLOBE-GAZETTE DEADLINE*: 11 ». m. f.r N'ewi m*t »«· ». «. fer Phone 239 or 259 AND KGLO OFFICE 2«7 IVest Main St. DRAMATIZATION GIVEN AT CHURCH Patriotic Theme Is Used for Program Clear Lake--Dramatization of tfie book, "We Are All Americans," in pageant form with Mrs. Arthur Hammond in charge, assisted by Mmes. Neil Slocum and Carrie Watts, formed the program for the Methodist W. S. C. S. session at the church Wednesday afternoon. During the presentation Mrs. F. G. Drew sang a Negro spiritual and Sally Slocum an Irish melody. Beverly Ballantyne gave a read^ ing. German, Norwegian and Hungarian folk music was presented by Robert Replogle, Kay Ellerson, Ramona Tanner and Mary Lou Brandt. .»· Mrs. E. E. Studyvin led devotions and Mrs. James Bailey, new- Jy installed president, presided. During the business session the society voted to purchase 3 war bonds at $100 and new hymnals for the church and to donate $100 to the Ferry O. Hanson missionary fund. Announcement was made that the 'Rev. M. B. Kober, pastor or the First Methodist church in Mason City, will be guest speaker at the World Day of Prayer service to be held in the church Feb. 25 at 2:30 o'clock. This is an interdenominational service and all are welcome, it was announced. Because of this service the circle meetings will be arranged for different dates and announced in the papers. Mrs. F. M. Graham, president of the W. S. C. S. of Wesley Methodist church, Mason City,, and Mmes. Adeline Hudson, W.. .L. Thomas and J. C. Johnson, Mason City,-were guests. Tea was served at the close by circle 2 with Mmes. H. M. Fox and Peter Knutson pouring. The table was decorated in a valentine theme. The next general meeting is March 8. Other church groups also met Wednesday- Mrs. John W. Cole, who entertained St.. Margaret's Episcopal Guild, was elected its president. Mrs. C. A. Knutson, retiring president, became treasurer. Mrs. L. J. Kutchara is vice president and Mrs. D. F. Byers secretary. Mrs. Knutson led the lesson. Plans were made to attend church for the next meeting which falls on Ash Wednesday, Group 3 of the Congregational aid, Mrs. Forde Lee, president, served about 80 persons at the fellowship dinner at the church. Group meetings will be held March 1 with the lesson study of "A Christian Pattern for Building America." Mrs. George Starkey, assisted by Mrs. H. Jorgenrud, entertained Tabitha circle of the Zion Lutheran aid with Mrs. G. Hllljegerdes in charge. Mrs. Otto B. Petersen led the Bible lesson and Mmes. Harold Anderson, C. O. Lomen and J. B. Osnes were guests. Mrs. Peter Miller entertains March 8. Chinese Poems Read by Miss Ida Clack Clear lake--Miss Ida Clack read selections from "From Bamboo GlatJe to Lotus .Pool," a book o£ Chinese poems translated into English by her brother, Robert Clack, for the program of Semper Fidelis, national high school honor society, Wednesday evening. Each member brought a guest and Miss Jean Davis, a. former member, was an out-of-town guest of Miss Catharyne Chambers, club sponsor. Valentine games were played and refreshments were served. Joan Jodan and'Peggy Heffner served and Charleta Harris 1 and Harriet Doyle arranged the entertainment. \ BROWNIES PLAN PATRIOTIC TEA . · Brownie troop met at junior high school Wednesday after school and worked on plans for a patriotic tea for mothers to be given at the library clubroom Feb. 26 at 3 o'clock. Marilyn Dorainy, Nancy Ludwig and Marjorie Walls are the hostess committee and Anna Mae Hoit. Ruth Ann Miller and Barbara Folkmann are serving. The troop sent 2 of its best beanbags to the kindergarten class as a gift of appreciation for the use of their room. The troop meets each Wednesday after school with Miss Annie Baker as leader.. Clear Lake Calendar Friday--Christian . Workers, Mrs. Claude Jacobson, 511 E. Main street. Deborah circle. Zion Lutheran aid, Mrs. Keith McGowan, 506 E. Main street- Surgical dressings. Red Cross workroom, 1:30 o'clock. Star club, Mrs. Henry VanZuuk, 701 Jefferson street. Lakeside Ladies aid, Mrs. J. C. Oehlert. Double Dozen club, R o b e r t Hickok home, 7 o'clock, i Claim Jewish Population of Pinsk Massacred London, (.?)--The Polish telegraph agency said Thursday that the entire Jewish population of Pinsk and its surrounding towns and villages have been massacred by the Germans. Pinsk, a manufacturing town m eastern Poland, had a peacetime population ot 32.000,' the majority of which was Jews. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Clear Lake Briefs Lt. R. P. Fisller haas been transferred from Camp Crowder, Mo., where he spent 5 months, to the Medical Field Service school at Carlyle, Pa. He intends to be there for a 6 months' training course. New Spriur Hats at HansenV A total of 1,508 surgical dressings were made by 15 women at the Red Cross workroom Wednesday afternoon. The work continues the remainder of the week. R. S. Edison, Cedar Rapids, visited his sister-in-law, Mrs. Daryl Kilborn, Tuesday evening at, the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles .George. Bright new pins and jewelry $1.00 at-Hanson's. Roy Hammond was granted permission to move a building through the streets at a special session of the city council Wednesday morning. New Blouses arrived at Hansen's. The Rev. Walter C. 'Berggren, Polk City, who has been conducting evangelistic services at Gospel Tabernacle this week,-will speak Thursday and Friday evenings at 7:45 arid on Sunday at 11 o'clock and in the evening-at 7:45,that being his final service. Friday evening's subject is "Is Eternal Punishment Reasonable?" and Sunday evening's "The Unpardonable Sin." No service Saturday evening. · Buy Pendelton All W o o l Blankets at Hanson's. About 75 men were served'a turkey dinner at Masonic Temple Wednesday evening preceding the regular session of Verity lodge, No. 250, A. F. and A.. M. Work was given in the 3rd degree. The next meeting is March. 8. . i . · Mrs. W. F. Steinkamp Buried at Clear Laljce Clear Lake -- Funeral services for Mrs. William F. Steinkemp, 82, who died at a Mason City hospital Tuesday, were held 'at Ward's funeral home Thursday afternoon. The Rev. C. W. Hicks, pastor of the Church of Christ, conducted the rites and burial was in Clear Lake cemetery. Pallbearers were Walter Estel, Mason City, and Sam Hyde, E. W. Winnie, Frank Vernon, Ray Sandry and Kenneth Becker. Mrs. L. E. Jacobson, accompanied by Mrs. Harry Mason, sang "Till We Meet Again" and "In the Garden." Relatives present for the rites included Charles Steinkamp and Mrs. Forest Mohr, Omaha, Nebr.: Mrs. Jack Bauman and "daughter, Viola, Kansas City, Mo.; Mrs. Elmer Waters. Minneapolis, Minn.; Mrs. Frank Steinkamp, Fort Smith, Ark., and Mr. and Mrs. Frank White, Mason City. Children unable to attend were Frank Steinkamp. who is in the service, Mrs. Goldie Bartlett, Ridgeivay, Colo., and Mrs. Mario Mattaia, Tacoma, Wash. Besides her husband^ who died in 1939, Mrs. Steinkamp was preceded in death by 2 sons, George 1925, and Ray, 1929. T, PETERSEN, 73, DIES OF ILLNESS · Funeral at Williams' Sunday at 2 O'Clock Clear Lake -- Funeral services for Theodor .Petersen, 73, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Emma Nelson, R. N., at Waverly early Thursday morning Joli lowing a short illness, will be held at Williams funeral home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Rev. R. K. Mostrom, pastor of the Zion Lutheran church, will be assisted .in conducting the service by the Rev. T. P. Solem, Osage. Burial will be in Clear Lake cemetery. . . . . . Mr. Petersen was born Aug. 18, 1870, at Stubkoging, Denmark, where he was confirmed in the Lutheran faith when a child. He came from Denmark to. America in 1894 where he lived on a farm near Clear. Lake. He was married to Miss Johanne Christenscn of Clear Lake and they continued to live near Clear Lake and Swale- dale until her death June 29, 1940, since when Mr. Petersen had made His home" at Waverly. He Avas a member of Odd Fellows lodge No. 187, Clear Lake. Mr. Petersen is survived by 4 children, Otto B. Petersen, 204 E. Main street; Mrs. Joseph M. Johnson, Mason City; Mrs. Nelson, Waverly, and Miss Rosie Petersen, R. N.. formerly of Chicago, who has been at her father's bedside, the past few weeks, and 9 grandchildren. Talk to Lions About Share-the-Ride Club Clear Lake--H. C. Brown, Mason City, president .of. the Iowa, state safety council, and Ralph Thomas, Des Moines, of the state transportation committee, spoke before the Lions club Wednesday noon at Legion hall on the practicability of a share-thc-ride club in Clear Lake. ' Seaman 2/c Philip Philippe, Seaman 2/c Cat-roll Anderson and Seaman 2/c Gerald Jensen were guests of R. J. Galloway. Edgar Gage, Mason City, was a guest of E. M. Dusenberg. .Luverae--Max Block went to Geneseo, 111., Tuesday, to attend the funeral of his brother. The maximum duration of an eclipse of the sun is seven minutes. Don't Neglect Slipping FALSE TEETH Do fali* leeth drop, silo or wabble when you talk. cat. laugh or sneeze? Don't be annoyed and embarrassed by such handicaps. 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