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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, January 4, 1945
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--.^',M~^---^ ' ' ·" · ' · - ~ 12 THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 1945 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Charles City Globe - Gazette Aged Floyd Resident Dies at Charles. City Charles City--Oscar W. Peterson, 78, died Tuesday evening in the Cedar Vnlley hospital where · he had been a-patient since Sunday afternoon. Mr. Peterson resided 3Vi miles north of Floyd on highway 218 and had been a resident of that community for the past 13 years. Before moving to the Floyd community the family lived near Fort Dodge. Oscar Peterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew L. Peterson' was born Oct. 19, 1856,' in Stockholm, Sweden. He came to this country with his parents when he was a lad 6 years of age. On Feb. 14, 1896, he was married to Christina Fisher at Fort Dodge. To this union was born 2 sons, Loren D. Peterson and J. Franklin Peterson, both living near Floyd. Besides these children and their mother, there survive 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Two of the grandchildren, Ronald W. Peterson and lone J. Peterson, are in the armed services, the former in the navy, the latter in the WAVES. Both are stationed in California. Two sisters and 4 brothers, all living away from this community, also survive. 7 Directors Elected by Loan Association Charles City -- At the annual meeting of the stockholders o£ the Charles City Building and Loan association held Tuesday evening, following the board of directors meeting, the. 5 outgoing directors were re-elected for a 3 year term: W. E. Dodge, H. C. Doore, N. Frudden, A. R. Eggert and Harold Henry. John G. Legel was elected to fill the unexpired term of one year of A. A. Stiehl, resigned and the Rev. Wesley Belling to Jill the un- expired term of Dr. Sivert Eriksen, resigned, who is moving to St. Paul, Minn. Kids Enjoy Winter Days Along Rivet Charles City -- Youngsters are enjoying the winter days sliding down the banks of the Cedar river where the proper incline warrants. Skiing up-river is also a popular winter sport, older boys and girls taking hikes up along the Cedar river bottom, hills and vales. The countryside is beautiful at this time of year and the weather has been perfect'for all outdoor winter pastimes. Blue, birds, robins, flickers and cardinals are sojourning in Charles City this winter, along with many other species of regular winter residents. Feed is plentiful as many residents have erected' sheltered feeding tables where they "keep the table set" for their leathered friends. Single Ring Service Unites Local Couple Charles City--Doris Gail Dodge, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Dodge, and Clifford Maulsby, Jr., son of Clifford jVtaulsby, all of Charles City, were married Sunday at the First Baptist church parsonage, the Rev. A. G. Benedict performing the single ring ceremony. Maxine Freiburg was maid of honor and Garland Van Kleet acted as best man. A wedding dinner was .served at 5 o'clock to immediate relatives at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Maulsby left Monday for Minneapolis, Minn., for a short honeymoon. They plan to start housekeeping in an apartment at 305 South Iowa street, in Charles City. A reader of Successful Farming suggests that mothers get together on the goodies they send their sons in the service. In her community 5 or 6 meet for an afternoon of cooky-baking and candy- making.. It's lots of fun; the cost is low, and there's a fine assortment of tidbits. Shells fired from the famous Long Tom (155-mm.) guns, manufactured at the Watervliet, N. Y., arsenal, carried blood plasma,' morphine and sulfa drugs to a "lost" American battalion fighting on a hill behind the German lines during the battle for western France. For Tea at its Best "SALADA" TEA In Package* and Tea Bags at You* Gro c «r'« Chorles City Briefs Charles City -- Sgt. Laverne Hoeft has returned after 20 months in the Aleutian Islands and is haying a 21-day furlough which he is spending at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Hoeft. Boys ot the senior high school wishing to enter the annual ping pong .tournament at the Y. M. C. A. are asked to sign up at once. Pfc. Eugene C- Morey returned to the states Dec. 30, from the Aleutian area, according to word received from his wife at Osage. Harlan Grapp, who enlisted in the army air corps sometime ago, has recently been called to service and is stationed at Ft. Leavenworth. A male quartet from the Wheaton college choir was to present a program of song Thursday at 8 p. m. at the Covenant Evangelical Mission church. Mr. and Mrs. John Jacobson received word Tuesday that their son, Pvt. Kenneth O. Jacobson, had arrived safely overseas. He is with the marines; Bernard E. Schwartzkopf, MM 2/c, is enjoying a 20-day leave from the navy with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Schwartzkopf. He has been in the Pacific theater of operations for the past 18 months. Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Fletcher returned to their home in Los Angeles, Cal., following a holiday visit at the parental H. A. Miller and H. V. Fletcher homes. · Mrs. John Schaefer has left for her home in Alamogordo, W. Mex., after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Havey. Masons were to hold a special meeting Thursday evening. Dinner at 6:30. Lodge at 8 p. m. was to be addressed by the Rev. Stiles Lessly of Osage. A 50 year certi- ficate was to be presented to one of the members. Visiting brethren are welcome. . Mrs. Franklin Cerwinske returned to her home at Floyd after spending the holidays here with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cerwinske. George Heuser of Minneapolis, formerly of Charles City, was stricken with pneumonia and has entered a hospital there, according to word received by friends here. Miss Virginia Wright returned fo Des Moines after spending several days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl J. Snyder. Mr. and Mrs. Cleston Hamm and son, Clyde, spent the weekend at Waterloo, with the former's mother and other relatives. Pvt. Carl R. Elfers of South Camp Hood, Tex., left Saturday for Kansas City after spending 4 days at. home on furlough "Skip" Bradley Wishard sends season's greetings to his Charles City friends from'neath the Southern Cross: "Skip" is sailing the high seas on the U. S. S. Custer. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moore of Des Moines and Miss Edith Blanck of Chicago spent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. George Blanck and family and Mr. and Mrs. Augy Gerberding. Sgt. and Mrs. Joe Meyers and son of Grand Island, Nebr., have been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Meyers and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Morey. They returned to Grand Island Wednesday evening. The January meeting of the Lutheran Brotherhood was to be held Thursday evening at 8 p. m. The following officers for 1945 were to be installed: Eldon EUer- man, president; Art C. Martens, vice president; Marvin Soehren, secretary and .Fred Troge, treasurer. The business meeting was to be followed by a program and social hour. Refreshments were to be served. Escaped From Nazis, Fought With Greeks 3 Years, Meets Death London, (U.R) -- Australian Sgt. Dick Turner was captured by the Germans w h e n they swept through Greece in 1941, but he escaped and took to the hills. For 3% years he took part in the anti-nazi resistance movement, and finally joined a British military mission in Greece. After the Germans left, his job was done. He bade his Greek friends goodbye and climbed into a truck to go to an airdrome and catch a plane out of the country. A sniper took a shot at a truck' on the way to the field. The bullet fatally wounded T"-"-- a dispatch from Greece said Wednesday in sketching his adventures there. Saarbrucken is the chief city of the historic Saar district in Germany. MANY STYLES--Smart and Modern Select Glasses That Become You This is a ful-vue rimless styfe and goes with either single vision or bifocal lenses. This rimless style is one of many Service Optical styles. Glasses should become you. The Arcway is top-rim, ful-vue, and shockproof. It cuts down'on lens breakage. The Travelare is the sturdiest glasses made rimmed oil around. They are, however, very smart, and ful-rue, and shock-proof. A Registered Optometrist is in charge of Eye Examination. Come in for yours. SERVICE OPTICAL CO. 207 South Federal IOWA'S LARGEST RETAIL OPTICIANS Mason City Bake--Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Johnson are visiting their son-in-law and daughter, Sgt. and Mrs. Harold Engebritson, at Laredo, Texas. Latimer--Mrs. Jens Roed acci- Jentally fell on ice and cracked a lone in her right wrist. Rake--Myron Varland, son of. and Mr. and Mrs. Selmer Varland of Albert Lea, and Pvt. Robert H. Quame, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hen-y Quame met on the island o£ laipan where the latter is sta- ioned. The boys, former class- nates, spent 2 days together while HERE and THERE Varland's ship docked in the har- )or at Saipan. Latimer -- Miss Shirley Hicks returned to Des Moines Monday :o resume her school work at A. I. Popejoy -- C. H. Peterson and daughter, Elsie, returned home lunday ' after spending 10 days with the Ben Cecola and Paul Rupp families in Chicago. Rudd--The postoffice has been moved into the'building one door east of the Rudd cafe, recently purchased by Postmaster Baber from E. A. Hansen of Clear Lake. Crystal Lake--Mr. and Mrs. Tames Nelson are the parents of a ~an born Saturday at the Forest !ity hospital. Rudd--Mrs. Henry L e n z of -flenwood is spending the winter ri the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. A. Dockstader. Bode--Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hanson of Mason City were recent guests at the home of his mother, Mrs T. O. Hanson. Bristow--Mr. anil Mrs. Fred Jherman were hosts at a family dinner complimentary to their son, Leonard, who has been on furlough here, after serving for 3 years in Australia and other over- leas points. Jolce--Mr. and'Mrs. Art Olson md son, Adrian of Florence, Mont., visited relatives and friends at Joice and Lake Mills during the holidays. Meservey--Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Messelheisn and daughter, left for Albuquerque, N. Mex., where they will make their home. Goodell--Mrs. Arley Blickenderfer, Betty and Roger of Leroy, Minn., are- spending this week' in the home of "her mother, Mrs. James Christie. . Garner--The Amsterdam township nutrition meeting will be held Friday at the Melvin Severson home. Swaledale--Pvt. Earl Ver Heist, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mel Ver Heist, who has been stationed at Camp Hood, Texas, returned to a new camp for further training. He also visited with his wife at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ollinger, near Clear Lake. Kensett--Sgt. and Mrs. Phillip Sigmond of Dodge City, Kans., were recent guests in the homes of the Rev. and Mrs. Thor Sigmond and Alfred Anderson. Joice--Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hunt, Mrs. John Moen, Mrs. John Johnson of Bricelyn, Minn., and Joseph Odden of Nansind, Alberta, Canada.j-were visitors at the J. H. Bang home. Rake--Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shantz left Monday for Monticello, Minn., where Mrs. Shantz will visit with her sister, Mrs. Iver Anderson while her husband is in the Twin Cities and St. Cloud, Minn. They visited at the L. B. Erdahl and Ramon Nelson homes here the past 2 weeks. Joice--Mrs. T. O- Gordon spent the past week at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Edward C. Clark, at Iowa City. Rake--Arden M. Espeland, seaman 2/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Espeland , is stationed at Memphis, Tenn. P l y m o u t h -- Miss Annabelle Lyke, a teacher in the schools of Des Moines, spent her vacation al the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Lyke, near Plymouth. Rake--Miss Gloria Heath, who is taking cadet nurses' training at Fairview hospital in Minneapolis visited a few days at the parenta: Harry Heath home. Latimer--Pvt. and Mrs. Richard Merrill and children visited Tues day \vith his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Merrill, at Bristow. Atta Vista--Mrs. P. J. Ruden of Emry, S. Dak., Mrs. William Thomas o£ White Lake, S. Dak. left Tuesday for their respective homes after a visit at the Otto J Lentz home. They, accompanied by their sister, Mrs. Otto Lentz, re turned Saturday from Anamos; where they had, gone to call 01 another sister. B r i 11 -- Miss J e a n Senneff daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank \V. Sennoff, spent the holidays with her parents and sisters. Miss Senneff is studying journalism a the University of Missouri at Co lumbia. Rudd--Miss Lucille Wallbaum cadet nurse in the state university is spending a 5 day furlough with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Wallbaum. Alta V i s t a -- T h e Evangelica Ladies Aid will meet Thursday a 2 p. m. at the home of Mrs Webb. Bode--Recent g u e s t s at ,.., Magnus Hongved home were M, and Mrs. Carl Mathiason and fam ily of Thor, Charles Collins b_ Humboldt, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Neids, Mrs. L. Becker of For Dodge, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Knutson of Duncomb, and Pfc Glenn. Mathiason of Fort Lewis Wash. iUelionvillc -- F r i e n d s neighbors of Mr. and Mrs. Krcd Longemann. and their son, John arranged a dinner at the Carpenter parish house Sunday in honor of the Longemann's silver wedding anniversary, which was New Year's day. A gift o£ money wa presented to them. Rudd--Keith Nielsen, seaman 1/c, of Nora Springs, who formerly lived near Rudd, is spending a 30 day leave in this vicinity after a year's absence in the serv ice in the south Pacific. On tht expiration of his leave he will re- joice--Adolph T w e e d , local inner, who .spent the past 3 veeks at a hospital in Albert Lea, vhere he suffered a major opera- ion, was released and returned home Friday. Woden--Mrs. Luther Larson daughter, Patricia, returned home after visiting at the John ..arson home at Scarville. Goodell--Mr. and Mrs. Francis 'earson moved Monday into the Jachman house vacated by the Hughes family. Mr. Pearson was ecently discharged from the army and with his wife came from Cal- fornia where he was in training. Garner--County Treasurer and Mrs. R o y L. McMilU'n received wrd from their son, Robert in Minneapolis, that a daughter was iorn to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mc- ;her left for Naperville, 111., where he will resume her school duties. Her father, G. E. Raecher, accom- anied her to Chicago where he vill attend a Chevrolet m'eeting. the arid turn to San signment. Francisco for reas- Millin. Meservey--Miss Kathryn Rae- Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations GARNER--The' missionary division of the Wi S. C. S. will meet at the home of Mrs. Herman Olson Friday at 2:30 p. ra. C A R P E N T E R -- T h e regular meeting o£ the American Legion and Auxiliary will be held Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Marjorie Cook, GARNER--The Ladies' Aid of St. Paul's Lutheran church was to meet at the church basement at 2 p. m. Thursday and the Walther league Thursday evening. I O W A FALLS--The Isabella Literary club will meet with Mrs. F. N. Cole Friday afternoon. Mrs. A. H. McLeod will review the highlights of 1944. GARNER--The Garner Garden club will meet Monday at the home o£ Mrs. E. J. Steil with Mrs. Chet Rice assisting. CHESTER--The W. S. C. S. will serve its annual soup dinner in the church dining room Wednesday. GARNER--The Garner Royal Neighbors will meet at the C. D. of A. hall Friday evening. RUDD--Mrs. Vinnie Loterbour will entertain' the Culture club Saturday in the home of Mrs. Nell Utter. Election of officers. V IOWA FALLS--The Iowa Falls chapter; O. E. S., will meet in the Masonic hall Friday evening with the new officers as members of the social committee. ' GARNER--The Boone township Farm Bureau will hold its initial meeting of the year at school district No. 6 Friday evening. County Supt. Charles S. Whitney will discuss school code revision. BRADFORD--The W. S. C. S. will serve dinner Tuesday at the church basement at noon. The regular meeting will be held in the afternoon. Dr. Fankhauser, D. C. Health Counselor 5 W. State SI. Ph. 854 ALL THE TIME IN '45... DEPEND ON PENNEYS Front Page Fashion News All Ladies 9 Coats Reduced X Lovely serviceable coats that you can use now. Mohair Curls, Tine Chesterfields, Fitted and Boxed styles. Browns, blues and blacks. All popular styles. Now Only TWEEDS, MOHAIR CURL $10-$15-$2? 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