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February 15, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

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Tuesday, Feb. 15. 1944 3 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE \ Your Neighbors in the KHAKI AND BLUE What They Are Doing MONTGOMERY WARD * * * * * =(' * * * * * * PROMOTED AND AWARDED --Raleigh King, in the Haxvai- ians since Bfarch, 1942, has recently been promoted to the rank of sergeant, according (o word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert King, 1G Madison N. W. Cpl. King was also awarded the Good Conduct medal. Before entering the service in March, 1341, Cpl. King operated part of the truck line for Kins Brothers. SOME OVER 38 ARE DRAFTED Exceptions to General Policies Explained Des Moines, (/P) --Many Iowa men over 38 years old, but all in certain special groups, now ' are being drafted, state selective headquarters said. The "over 38's" n o w b e i n g drafted are exceptions to the general army.rule that it will not accept any inductees over that age. The selective service act raakes all men between 18 and 45, inclusive, subject to the draft but the v.*ar department has ruled it will, generally speaking, not dralt or accept for induction anyone over 38. Col. Ralph A. Lancaster, assistant state director of selective service, explained, however, that "quite a number o£ 'over 38"s' are being taken" in 3 special groups. The largest group consists of men who either were once discharged from the army because of being past 38 or ivho were released from the army and placed in the enlisted reserve. Of the latter several are being reinducted, .Col. Lancaster said. Col. Lancaster added there have been several cases of men past 38 who were discharged to enter some particular type of work or to 'take up some particular job and who are no longer in that job nor in that type of work. "A few of these are being called up again and reinducted," the colonel-said, "but the instances arc rare." The Colonel declared that in such cases local boards apply through state headquarters to national headquarters for "a waiver of age" which, if granted, results in the man being reinducted. A 3rd group of possible reinduc- tions o£ men over 38 are those who fall into a definite clear cut "public morale" status, Col. Lancaster said. Those are men past 38 who are known to be working against the public morale, who refuse to cooperate in any war activity, he said. IN ENGLAND--Cpl. Michael II. Cross has landed safely in England, according to word received here by his mother, Mrs. Joe Cross, 221 14 Js'. W-. and his wife, .816 Massachusetts S. E. CpJ. Cross is with the antiaircraft, automatic weapons. --V-- Iowa Junior Chamber Asked to Establish Kinnick Scholarship Des 3Iomes, (fl)--The state convention of the Junior Chamber of Commerce will be asked to act upon a proposal for establishing tile Nile Kinnick Memorial scholarship as a statewide project, Fred Schwengcl, state president, said Monday. The scholarship now is being sponsored by the Iowa City Junior Chamber of Commerce in memory of the former Iowa university football star who was killed in a crash at sea last summer. Schwengel, who is from Davenport, said the state board in a meeting, here Sunday considered the memorial to be of statewide interest but that any action would be taken by the convention. The state convention is scheduled for April 7 and 8-at Hotel Kirkwood, Des Moines. PAL RAZOR BLADES and Shaving Supplies BOOMHOWER HARDWARE LARRY M. FINN --Pharmacist's Male 2/c JOHN LELAND FINN --Fire Controlling 3/c : BOTH IN PACIFIC -- Two sons of Mr. and Mrs. Lelaud Finn, 314 8th S. E., are on duty in the Pacific area. Larry M. Finn, pharmacist's mate 2/c, is in the navy air corps there. He is a graduate of the JIason City high school and worked in the auto accessory department at Lord's before entering the service a year ago. John Lelaml Finn, fire controlman 3/c, is aboard a battleship in the Pacific and has spent the last 20 months at sea. He entered the service in Nov., 1941. Mr. and Mrs. Finn at present are living in Portland, Ore. --V-- --V-- GETS PURPLE HEART--Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Xorquist, 641 1st S. E., have received word that their son. Tech. Sgt. Lyle A. Norquist, has been transferred to the 5th general hospital in England and is getting aloi)£ fine. He was presented with the Purple Heart medal on Feb. 2. Sgt. Nomuist was wounded in action on the European front in January. He was an engineer and'gunner on a B-17. --V-- HAS FUKLOUGII-- Cpl.. Wayne Anscll and wife from Camp Phillip, Kans., are here on a 15 day furlough visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. anil Mrs.. Guy Angell, 100S 12th N. E. Cpl. Angell entered the service in December. 1941. --V-- John Wilker invented the first phosphorous mitches. Pal patented the Hollow Ground Blade (or cooler, qwclcer, "ftatktr Touch" sh ovin a SevenReserve Air Corps Men to Wear Lapel Seven young Mason City men all 17 years of age, have volunteered and been accepted lor enlistment in the air corps reserve and will be presented with this official air corps lapel button to be worn with civilian dress while they are on an inactive status, according to announcement by the U. S. army. Those qualifying are Robert \V Lee, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. C tee, 220 25th S. W.. a junior in high school: William J. Dallas Jr.. son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J Dallas, 1107 Quincy N. W., senio in high school; Roger M. Ruti high school junior, son of Mr. an Mrs. Charles H. Hutt, 845 12tl N. W.; Everett R. Bowers, son o Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Bowers, 34 Pennsylvania S. E., junior; Rober D. Kislia, son of Mrs. Lulu E, Kislia, mi 1st N. W. ^enioi Richard G. Welsh, son of Mr. anc Mrs. Verl Welsh, route 3, senioi and William M. Engeforetson, sor of Mr. and Mrs. Otto G. Enge bretson, 803 Monroe N. -W., sen ior. The new badge which wi identify its wearer as a mcmbe of the U. S- army air toi'te, silver-finished with a blue en amel center. Upon reaching th age of 18, the young air corps re servists will be eligible to begi their preflight training. As hig school students their call to activ duty may be deferred until th end of the current semester, pro vided it is completed within months after they reach the ag of 18. --V-Whereabouts IN SICILY--Mr. and Mrs/ L. V. Fox, 1132 East State, have had word that their son. U. Dale Fox, had arrived ijj Sicily. Lt. Fox, as an air pilot, had made the trip flying and reported a good trip. He was commissioned at Ellington field, Houston, Tex., last September. IS WARRANT OFFZCEK-- John William Ilutson, stationed somewhere in Italy, has recently been promoted to warrant officer in the air corns. Warrant Officer Hutson made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Bert Lieuwen, 503 2flth S. E. and worked with jHr, Licinven at the Lieuwen service station. lie enlisted in the army air corps in December, 133D, and received his early training at Hamilton ana nicCord field. -- V -AIR MEDAL Nora Springs-- T. Sgt. James W. McCombs, stationed at a liberator bomber base somewhere in England, was awarded the air medal Jan. 14. Sgt. McComb's wite, the former Nadine Frese, and David James, reside with son, Mrs. McCombs' parents, Mr. and Mrs. George J. Frese, Jr. Sergeant McCombs is an aerial gunner on the liberator and had completed '5 missions on Jan. H. --V-Buy War Savings Bands and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Robert Carroll, son of Mr Mary Carroll, 221 West State, In entered the Nashville army center, Nashville, Tenn.. as aviation student. He will tal physical and psychological examinations to determine for which branch of air crew service, bom- bardicring, navigating or piloting, he is best fitted, according to information received from the center. Carroll is a graduate o[ the Holy Family high school. Roy Duff, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. \V. Duff, Mason City, has one of the most important desk jobs in the army, according to word received from headquarters of the United States army air forces 8th composite command in northern Ireland. He is a teletype operator and handles incoming and outgoing messages to different headquarters. Cpl. Duff is a former junior college student here and has been in the army \ year. Mrs. Royal II. C. Nelson, 603 Carolina S. E., has had word that her husband, Pvt. Royal H. C. Nelson, has been transferred from Camp Grant, 111., to the Vaughn General hospital at Fort Sheridan, 111. Pvt. Vcrnon Harold Gullcrman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vcrnon Gutterman, 818 Georgia S. E., has begun airplane mechanical training at Kccsler Field, Biloxi. Miss., at the B-2-J liberator bomber school there, according to word received from ihe field. Pvt. Gutterman was selected for the course on the basis of his excellent marks received on the army mechanical aptitude tests. Aviation Cadet James Richard "Dick" Mettler, son of Mrs. Maye Mettler, 322 Jefferson N. W., has completed basic pilot training in the .army air forces at Chico, Cal., army air field, according to word received from that base. He has b e e n transferred to Stockton F i e l d , jCal., for advanced pilot training. Another aviation cadet to complete the basic flying training course is Cadet Hilmar G. Erick- Y son, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Erickson, 22B 25th S. W. Cadet Erickson was graduated from the Narana army air field, Tucson, Ariz., and will now go to an advanced flying school to complete ais training. Also graduated from basic pilot: training at the Narana flying' school at Tucson is Cadet Late Stucland, son o£ Mrs. M. Stuelancl, 221 North Federal. Before entering the air corps Cadet Stueland was attending the University of Iowa, where he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity and Delta Chi Omega. --V-Will Promote Visual Aids Iowa City--Use of visual aids in Hie classroom will be the general subject of a series of 5 conferences in Iowa cities during March. The affairs will be held under the joint sponsorship of the Uni-, versity of Iowa extension division's bureau of visual instruction and local school officials. Places and dates ore Burlington, March 20; Muscatinc, March 21; Davenport, March 22; Clinton, March 23: and Dubucjiie. March 24, Director Bruce E. Mahnn o f : the extension division hns announced. 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