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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, January 4, 1945
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10 THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 1945 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE _ -- ,, "-"-t^v^-i.* vyx j. i VJJjr\_/UXy-VJrriZJlJ A 1 u SeconcTSon^of Osage Family of 6 Soldiers Gives His Life ST. ANSGtR PoRU Lutheran Pastor at 9^^M_ - · · ' · · ' ' · .* ..'. ·... · · · · , ..,,,,._..... ,.,, . . . . . ST, RESIDENT DIES Lived in Vicinity 55 Years; Rites Friday St. Ansear--John Wirth, 72, died at his farm home east of St. Ansgar Monday, following an illness ol 2 years. Born in New York City, he had been an resident of the St Ansgar vicinity for 55 years. About 6 years ago, because of failing health, he was compelled to give up farming but he and Mrs. Wirth continued to reside on the larm. Surviving are his wife, Josephine, a son, Major William Wirth in Normandy, 2 daughters,- Alice, o£ Milwaukee,, Wis., and. Mrs. James Reynolds, Waterbury, Conn.) 3 grandchildren, also a brother, Henry and a sister, laura, of St Ansgar. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 o'clock at the home, the Rev. O. A. Langehough officiating. Coulter--The Rev. Alfred Jen-,'n, who has been pastor o£ the Nazareth Lutheran church in Coulter the past 5 years, has accepted a call to Sydney, Mont Mr. and Mrs. Jensen and daughter, Hosalie Jensen, will leave in March. P.O. AT GARNER ENDS BUSY YEAR \ Receipts During *44 Pass $17,000 for Peak Garner -- Carl O. Roe, Garner postmaster, ·.announces that receipts at the local postoffice for the past year.are the biggest in history. Receipts totaled $17,864. December also broke all records for previous December receipts when 52,449 in stamps was sold. During the past year the local office sold $30,160 in E war bonds and $7,688 in war stamps. A total of 17,500 6-cent air mail stamps and 2,800 8-cent air mail stamps were sold during the past 12 months. The postoffice paid 525,280 in 3944 to rural carriers, star route carriers, postal employes and mail In addition the local office handled over 30,000 pieces of free mail for rationing board, extension service and Triple A. There are more than 1,000 persons per square mile in the Saar district in Germany. to serve in S, SGT. NISSEN FERTILE, KILLED Young Farmer Loses Life in German Drive Fertile--Official notice was received by Mr. and Mrs. Amos Nissen that their son, Donald, had been killed in action somewhere in Germany on Dec. 16. S/Sgt. Donald Luverne Nissen, 26, entered the service in October, 1941, and took his basic training at Ft. Ord, Cal. From there he .vas sent to Ft. Sill, Okla., then to Louisiana and then to the easl coast and overseas landing in England in July. Donald Nissen is a graduate of Fertile high school with the class of 1936 and since then assisted his father on the farm until he entered the-army. He leaves his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Nissen, one brother, Marlyn, one sister,' Shirley. OFFICIALS TAKE POST FOR 1945 Board Reorganizes at Decorah; Begins Work Decorah--At .the organization meeting of the Wianeshiek countj board of supervisors, Henry Lubke was re-elected chairman. E. G Soland, 1st district, is the only new member, succeeding Nanfrec Sand. Carlton Gager, 3rd district re-elected in November, also qualified. The board re-elected Frank W Arneson county engineer, Mr. anc Mrs. Gilbert Anderson stewards at the county home, and Dr. J. J Daly, county physician. James Hepburn, republican, sue- MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL KANSAS CITY-FT. WORTH DALLAS-HOUSTON Effective Sunday, January 14, 1945 DAILY SCHEDULE Ho.5Q» iMt.poi;. , r . 6:15 pm . St,P«t . , r . 5:43 pa *o.SOT 2:15pm.r. ..M^li-..l. pa, Z-Spmcr. MjionCity Iv. 3 : M p m **pm«r. DciMoinc, IT. l-.Ktm »=5 to «r. Inn, cil,, 9KK.m 9JSpmlr.I«j«cit7,llc.,r. 8 Jo in .9 =20 p.1 ir. 8:24 im JO^Opm.r. . TopcU . Ir. 7 :23 am I2:59«n.r. . Widrit. . IT. ':44» m 3-.45.oj,. . EIRra, . Ir . l:K , a 7:50 .n..r. Fl. Worth IT. 10:00 pn .v, ,*,, l:lStmtr. . 4:45 pm Heavy wartime travel demanded itl Among military and essential civilian travelers there has been a growing and urgent need for Cast, through sen-ice between the Twin Cities and Texas. The i'.Tin !tar Rocker, bringing into closer association the North Star State and the Lone Star State, meets this need with TCI 5\ir!,2. v ?J lent serv '« over ROCK ISLAND'S "Mid-Continent Route." Like the distinguished insignia of a General or an Admiral, the Twm Star mtitnm h- Sf? Rocket » symbolic oj leader, ship. This train inaugurates through streamline service which reduces traveling time between these important business centers. Equipment provides through reclining seat chair cars, parlor car and dining car service between Minneapolis and Houston, and double bedroom-sectional sleeping car service between Kansas City and Houston. OTHER IMPORTANT CHANGES E£ M£2SS r io ] S 1 5. B S2^ 1 r?! c "»- *"«:,;{ 5-- °* ·*» *** 11 =25 pm. ThTM«h iucafr,',£«..: r'£ £S~ c 1 ?." 1 OM'hou,. .""I T««. .!,o «f» D I t »r '"'"nwwwiii o:w pm, ic*ve «ai ~ - t- pm * " now mntl «"« K»n- ..i-i.'fi.'Ssi 11 """'" K - ; * f-°fe5' raM,;S T " ! y!f^SSTM ?£ gr ig^ Eg? ««*« sjj Minna 12:io «», arrive St Piul 7-JS .ra* "ocil'ito "°? * 8:3S ""' Wi " m3k * f '·Pn* if r - K « nl " Cilr to Minl^poi;,; ...... .,,-.,,. Mm.CO.VTi.NENT SPE- ·««·«»«. Mia=« D .li.. CIAL will Irm K.TH., City 11:30 on,, 11" JA Milan -4:50 m, irrue St. Th ITM'! tr TM r ° M""»««polii 12:15 pm. o , n i «n . o «od Roettt .tmcc to Oklihoroa and T " " "5 " w i l l coimcrt iritn . S07 .no iOS «, jr, olr . Trtin , . i p . . pm. i iletf, a( an Ktatn Citr to Twin Rock Island 0 »co. «rriT« Mulr 2:00 pJS. « C i t y FreieM ana Pass - A ^ So. Federal Ave., Jlason City, Iowa ROCK ISLAND LINES ^-T/5 EICHARD DIAZ _M. SGT . PH LLIP DIAZ _ PV T ALVIN DaBILLO ceeded Harry Haugen as county recorder. Mrs. Hepburn will be his deputy. Emmet Otteson has appointed Curtis Thompson, De- coral), as his deputy to succeed Paul Hoyem, who resigned last September to engage in educational work. lOWAlALLSPOST TO INITIATE 27 Legion Takes in Vets of Second World War Iowa Falls-^-The W. Paul Hyman post of the American Legion will initiate 27 new members into the post Wednesday evening, Jan. 10 according to an announcement by Ralph E. Harmon, commander. All but one of the men are veterans of World war II. The group includes Esthus Price, Walter Rhoades, Don Rose, Vernon Sendek, John Welden, Claude Brass, Dr. M. G. Wuebben, Herbert Lieser, Virgil Abkes Paul Brass Fred Mills, Kenneth Kreamer, L, Howard George Reed, Don McDonald, George Larson, Charles Caldon, Shuler Dix, Joe Hover- stein, Neil Borden, Kenneth Kline, Elmer Hanson Hay Warner Don Coyle, Richard Comly, and Paul Anderson, veterans of World war II, and J. N, Sours who served in World war I. Members of the initiation staff will be Ralph Harmon, commander; Floyd Klippe], first vice commander; Harry Gardener, second vice commander; Frank Pettibone, chaplain; Clyde Clemens, sergeant at arms; and L. E. Mark, past commander. LEGION SEEKS BUILDING FUND . Post at Osage to Hold Sale to Raise Money Osage--The ' American Legion post here voted unanimously to start solicitation o f a building fund, and a community auction sale will be held Saturday, Jan. 27, to raise money for the purpose. The move for a new Legion wme in Osage was prompted by he need for more room. Quarters were too small for the large post of World war I veterans. With the addition of World war II veterans more space will be needed. The plan is to contact all mem- er, farmers and others who may want to donate new or used ar- Jdes, poultry, livestock or other terns which may be sold to the highest bidder. Cash also will be acceptable. W. J. Dorsey has offered to cry the sale gratis and E. Melton will donate the use o£ his storage space for the sale. Commander Guy Lou appointed a committee of Legion members to make plans for the sale. E. Melton s chairman other mernb«x-s being Earl Penney, Holland Ham, Cliff Jewitt and Jerry Elman. Solicitation committees have been appointed for Osage and the surrounding territory. PLAN 2ND LESSON Dnmont--The 2nd lesson of the lome project work of the Farm s u r e a u , "Remodeling of given Jan. 11 at the Legion "rom 10 a. m. until 4 p. m. 4 OF BROTHERS Here * There ARE OVERSEAS One Is Jap Prisoner;' 3 Serving in France Diaz received word Tuesday that their son, S. Sgt. Felix Diaz, was killed in action somewhere in Germany Nov. 30. He was one of 6 sons to serve their country, 2 of whom have given their lives. A brother, Pyt.Lupe Diaz, entered the service * in December, 1940, and received a medical discharge from the .army at West Palm Beach, Fla. He entered a veterans' hospital, underwent a major operation and died June 2 1344. ' Pfc. John Diaz, another brother, is a prisoner of war of the Japanese, captured in'.March/ 1942. Another "brother T/5 Rithard Diaz, is with an engineering division in France, and still another brother is M. Sgt. Phillip Diaz now doing clerical work in the 2nd commander zone in France. A half-brother of the above boys is P.vt. Alvin DaBillo who was wounded in France in August 1944, and hospitalized in England. He recovered and is back on active duty in France. Sgt. Felix Diaz was born in Mason City in May, 1925, and moved with his parents to Osage when he was 2 years old. He attended the Osage public schools and achieved a high scholastic record. He also was a star athlete, especially outstanding as a wrestler. Felix entered the service in September, 1943, was trained in Colorado and Nebraska, and was sent to England in June, 1944. John entered the service in December, 1940. He was sent to the Philippines in March, 1941. ENDSlFYHRS SELLING HORSES Iowa Falls--J. W. "Jack" Brown has completed 50 years in the horse sale business. For the past 30 years he had been an auctioneer, and has held sales in many parts of the state. He is known over the slate as a lorseman and auctioneer. F o r many years he had a large horse barn in Iowa Falls. His bam was destroyed by fire June 20, 1933 and the one built after the fire was sold several years ago. Woman Dies of Injury in Fall at West Union West Union--Funeral services for Mrs. Walter Rhude, 39, West Union, who died Monday at a Dubuque hospital, were to be held at 2 p. m. Thursday at Bethel Presbyterian church by the Hev. j. W. TJkena. Survivors are her lusband and 2 daughters, Beatrice and Walda. Mrs. Ruhde's death came as the result of a fall on a cement floor a few days before Christmas. BALANCE BOOKS G o o d e 11--Josephine Domeny president, Mrs. Lee Robbins, secretary and treasurer of the Rosary Society, balanced their books and report receipts for 1944 were S573. It has been spent for expenses of the Si. Mary's church. Alta V»sta--Mr. and Mrs. Orval Piehn, who spent their holiday vacation at the parental H. L, Piehn home, returned to Morris Clarion-- Sgt. Robert Coats who George Coats. Meltonville--Mrs. Bessie Logemann and Mrs. Sylvia Brunsvold left Tuesday night for a visit at the home of their brother, Harold Smith, near Seattle, Wash. « GoodeU--Roy Clark of Spencer is spending a few days in the homes of friends, the Lauens anc Mike Kearneys. Garner -- Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Boehnke are the parents of a son Mark Allen, born at the Care- Others home Dec. 31. Kensett--Miss Harriet Brunsvold, who has been employed a Waterloo for the past year, is visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Brunsvold, at Kensett. Manly--Mrs. H. E. Simpson returned to her home here Monday with her son. born" at a hospital in Mason City. Scarville--Donald Bendickson son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bendickson, is recuperating at Mercy hospital in Mason City after an appendectomy. Donald "is a senior in the Scarvillq high school Rake--Miss Helen Hart, who i attending beauty culture school ii Des Moines, was at the parents Robert Hart home during the holidays. Scarville--Miss LuVerna Nel son, who is employed at the Mer kel store in Mason City, visited a the parental Miles Nelson home Swaledale--Mr. and Mrs. Walter Zoofc returned from Waverly Ul., where they visited with her parents. Manly--Mrs. Hazel Christiansen, who works at a hospital in St Paul, was in Manly for a day the past week and visited at the home of Mrs. Mary Clark. Jofce--Pvt. Erwin Berry spen a few days with his wife and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bern- He came from Texas and reporter! to Fort SneUing Saturday Kake--Cpl. Wallace Lund, son of Mi-, and Mrs. Bert Lund, has arrived in England, according to word received by his parents. Joice--James Gustafson, who suffered an emergency appendectomy recently at the hospital in Forest City, was dismissed and returned home. Rake--R. H. Hart and family moved into the house they pu chased from Selrrier Varland the east edge of town. Palmer Teigland has rented the H a r farm. Donald Gullord and family moved from Bricelyn into the apartments over the feed shop. Plymouth--Miss Feme Harmon and Adrian Stevens, students at Ames, returned to their studies after the holiday vacation. Rake--Donald Thompson, avia tion student at Sioux Falls, S. Dak., spent a 3 day leave during the holidays at the parental Mar- tm C. Thompson home in Elmore and with relatives here. Crystal Lake -- Doris Voldu, 6 left for Des Moines after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr and Mrs. Gerald Voiding. NAMED CHAIRMAN Garner--C. H. Schissel has been appointed chairman of the gasoline rationing division of the local rationing board. He will succeed B. L. Prouty who has resigned. Most varieties of hard cheese are made from whole milk. FIRE DESTROYS N, IOWA SCHOOL Building, Contents Go; $5,000 Loss Estimated Nashua -- The schoolhouse at lepublic and coal shed containing 7 tons of coal were burned Tuesday night with an estimated loss of $5,000. The fire originated from a stove which exploded. Only a community church and house are ocated at Republic. Over $1,000 "worth of improvements had,been made within the past 2 years. The loss included a ianola, a radio belonging to the eacher, Pauline Ablert, of Lawer, and all her encyclopedias. Miss AhJert was unable to get to C'" 1 "? school-Tuesday, and someone had built the fire in the afternoon, replenishing it in the evening. Gamer, Belmond to . Tangle Friday Night Garner--.The Garner high school quintet will meet the strong Belmond Broncos in a doubleheader on- the local floor here Friday evening, Jan. 5. This is a North Iowa conference contest. Kudd--Fvt Homer Burcham o£ Camp Gruber, Okla., gave his family a pleasant holiday surprise by coming home on a 3-day pass. He returned to Camp Gruber Monday. His sister, Miss Kathryn Burcham, of Webster City, who had spent the holiday vacation in the Burcham home, left Monday evening for Wools lock where she teaches in the schools. OSAGE SOLDIER LISTED MISSING Pvt. Rudolph Anderson ;'· Served With Infantry Osafe--Pvt. Rudolph Anderson is reported missing in action SOOT*. where in Germany Dec. 15. Tb« message came to his wife, the former Hildegard Troge, assistant at the office of Dr. Sam Savre. He entered the service in January, 1942, was with the military police for some time, then transferred to the engineering department then to the infantry in-July 1944. He left for oversea in .October 1944. ';' Mr. Anderson's last letter was written Nov. 30, somewhere in Belgium DECIDED REDUCTIONS ON OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF QUALITY FUR COATS $ 95 GROUP I--FINE FURS DRASTICALLY REDUCED GROUP 2--FINE FURS DRASTICALLY REDUCED GROUP 3--FINE FURS DRASTICALLY REDUCED 3 $ 1 195 Yes, truly values in every sense of the word. Every coat is from our regular stocks, every coat has been especially selected for fur quality. We recommend these buys to you with complete confidence in your satisfaction. Mink-dyed Coney, Northland Seal, Mendoza Beaver, Sable-dyed Coney, Persian Paw, Skunk-dyed Opossum, Silvered Kit Fox, Brown Cara- cul, Indian Lamb Paw. 12 MONTHS TO PAY A

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