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February 15, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

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\ Rationing Calendar KOW VAUU; Brown meat stamps V W, X, Y, Book 3. Oreen stamps G. H, J. K, L, M, Boote 4. Sugar stamp Kg. 30. Book 4, good for 5 pounds. Sugar Stamp No. 40. good (or 5 pounds for canning, through Feb. 28. 1945. Shoes stamp IB. Boole J, and Airplane stamp 1, Book 3. good Indetinltely. Gasoline JO A coupons good for 3 gallons: B and C (issued prior to Dec. 1 good ior 2 gallons each; B2 and C2 (issued after Dec. 1) good for 5 gallons each. Fuel oil, new season's period 3, 4, 5 coupons tood for 10 gallons each. -Feb. id: Green stamps G. H. J. expire. F«b. tft: Brown meat stamp Z valEd Feb. 20: Brown meat stamps V, W X. expire. Feb. 28: Fourth Inspection period. Class B ration exulrcs; · Fifth Inspection period. Class C ration or bulk coupons expire. March 13: Fuel oil period 3 coupons expire. M»rcli 3»: Green stamps K. L. M expire. expire. ·Urch a»: Bro\vn stamps y, z expire Marcb 21: Gasoline A coupon. No. 10 expires. March 31: Sugar coupon No. 30 expires. Ifireh 31; Third inspection period. Class A ration expires. Commercial vehicles: Every 6. months or every 5.000 mites, whichever occurs ·ooner. Certificates no longer needed for recapping tirea, Late applicants for war ration Soak 4- Apply in person at your local board and present Book 3. Mason City Calendar F ",?;, '*~ c - chja 1 C h e n g , native of China. International Understanding lecture at High school auditorium at a P- m. Feb.j~_ReU!lltrs' i and dance. SUrcb IS-- School Victory b o n d party ' I ~·*· JM ovic Menu 'DeilfnxllDii Tokyo- now P Uy. 1'AtACE --"Henrj- Aldrlch-- Bor Scout" '' "i " Tr " n ' s D ««' Myilery" now STKANBul-HHIer'. Children" nd "Sin t , '" n . s y . « . . . Slare Door CantMn" and "Tasi Mislei" ,, : a \Teiutsiiy. ^T"* 1 ? 1 "* HI «»" "* "March »f Time end Tuesday. HERE IN MASON CITY r,- J . y J ur J - K - Walkins Products at 404 6th S. E. Mrs. Mae Ford. 4379 Dr. H. C. Krueger, Clear Lake, submitted to a major operation at the Mercy hospital Monday. New Location Kcmble's Downtown Flower Shop, 115 N. Federal. Potholders on top of the stove too near the flame caught fire at the AVass nursing home Tuesday morning at 6:17 o'clock and the fire department was called. Baby Play Pens now in stock. Boomhower Hardware. Birth certificates have been filed for Darlene Judy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Ellsworth Lonegran. route 4, bom Jan 28- David Edward and Mark Boyd, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Boyd Kentner, 13 14th N. E. born Jan. 28, and Mary Anne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Patrick Carney 115 14th N. W., born Jan. 28. | B. R. Dunn to Handle j V. F. W. Applications | for Muster Out Pay ''.! Commander Al. C. Carstens of (San Juan post, Veterans ol For- '· eign Wars, has announced that B. ! R. Dunn, attorney, Foresters [Jbuilding has been selected- to ac- jjccpt applications for mustering wout pay for former members of ijhthe army, navy, marine corps or ftfoast guard who have been hon- '·\orably discharged or possess a cer- jitificate of service. '· This selection of Mr. Dunn to handle this phase of the posts' assistance to service men, was due to the fact that the applications for pensions and compensation, which in the past has been taken care of by the pasts' service officer. Eddie Pearson, has in itself become a full time job. DIES AT YINTOX Thompson--Word \vas received here of the sudden death of Mrs E. H. Hurless of Vinton at her home Feb. 9 due to a heart attach. The Hurless family formerly lived here where Mr. Hurless owned a shoe and harness store. They moved to Independence 16 years ago.. POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT I wish to announce that I am a candidate for State Representative, Republican ticket. Primary election June 5, 1944. W. H. NICHOLAS FBANK J. ENBOSK Audits - Sjrrtems - Tajs Service TAX ATTORNEY CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT First NatT Bank Bldg. Phone 932 New Location GLASGOW TAILORS 8 SO. DELAWARE ART HEGG, Prop. Phone 456 Form 2nd Class of Mechanics THIS IS WAY TO REFIT PISTON-^These men got jobs in automotive service establishments or are doing improved work in their present jobs at automotive-repairs shops as result of 10 weeks of training. They were members of the first class in the school of instruction for automotive mechanics, which has just been graduated. Class members are shown in one of their final instruction periods at the Pritchard Motor company garage, with M. E. Aspenson, director of vocational training in Mason City schools, showing students how to refit pistons in a car. A second class will get under way next week, starting Monday evening. (Lock photo, Kayenay engraving) 'International' Talk Friday STORY OF CHINA WILL BE GIVEN Kivvanis Club in Charge of 1st Address W. M. Huffman, president of the Mason City Kiwanis club, will present C. Chia-I Cheng, noted Chinese scholar and publicist, at the first of a series of 4 lectures known as Institute of International Understanding, at the high school auditorium next Friday evening at 8 o'clock. Admission is free and the lectures are open to the public. The cost of the series i of addresses, which will be similar in *. scope and provacative thought, is being borne by 5 Mason City organizations, including the Lions, Rotary; Kiwanis and B. P. W. clubs and the teacers federation of Mason City. Mr. Cheng will appear at the high school auditorium for an address to high school and junior college students at 1 o'clock Friday afternoon, at which time George H. Harrer will introduce the speaker. Mr. Cheng is now serving as editor of the midwest bureau of .the Chinese news service, an official agency of the Chinese ministry of information. In 1928 he joined the American Bureau for Medical Aid to China. Later he became co-director o£ publicity and head of the Chinese participation department. With the formation of United China Relief, he became head of Chinese publicity; and organized the National Committee for Chinese Participation under the direction of Doctor T. V. Soong. Chinese minister of foreign affairs. Mrs. Anna Pruismann Rites Held at Good Hope Church, Titonka Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Pruismann, 82, were held Monday afternoon at the Good Hope church at Titonka with the Rev. O. A. Mardorf officiating. Mrs. Pruis- mann died Friday at Mason City. Pallbearers were Con Schmidt, Chris Brandt, Martin Brandt and William Swyter. Burial was in the Titonka cemetery.. Mrs. Theodore Rifce, Mrs. Martin Brandt and Mrs. John Harms were in charge of flowers. Music was furnished by the church choir which sang "Jesus, Lover of My Soul" and "Nearer, My God, to Thee." Miss Alice Paukuck was at the piano. The-Patterson funeral home of Mason City was in charge o£ the arrangements. WOOL GROWERS MEET annual lamb dinner will be held Wednesday noon at the I. O. O. F. hall. President is Burton Stacy, Bur Oak township. The group will hear Charles Sexton, representative of the Iowa Sheep and Wool FEED CARGILL FEED We Now Carry o Full Line of Feed For HOGS -- CATTLE -- POULTRY There Is No Feed Shortage at the FOLSOM AUTO CO. GENERAL AUTO REPAIRING Across Street From Hartford Hotel TO TALK ON MEDICAL BILL --Dr. L. R. Woodward will speak on the Wagner-Murray socialized medicine bill at the noon meeting of the Council of Social Agencies at" the Cerro Gordo hotel Wednesday. The program is in charge of the health division of the council. Reservations must be made by 5 o'clock Tuesday. SAVING OF COAL, OIL HELPS WIN, BAWDEN STATES WPB Representative Points to Importance of Conservation - "The saving of one ton of coal by one householder will not win the war. But. if 18 million do it, 18 million tons of coal will go a long way toward winning the war, said Lee Bawden of Clear Lake, field representative for the war production board, on the KGLO Forum Monday night. Mr. Bawden pointed out that recently the WPB requested.M. C. Lawson, executive officer of civilian defense in Mason City, to appoint a committee to sponsor and co-operate in the program of conservation of critical rescources. "This committee was organized alwot 3 weeks ago and from time to time, you as a consumer, will be requested by them in various ways lo co-operate in this important campaign^" Mr. Bawden said. Pointing out that many ways in which coal, the principal critical material at present, may be saved Mr. Bawden made these points: First, check the furnace--be sure it is operating to its best efficiency; second, cut ,_ heat output; third, eliminate any unnecessary Osase--Mitchell County Sheep ,-; f. hm ' na ^ JW unnecessary important savin and Wool Growers 'association's Ventll 5 t « m ' TMJ fourth, close off of this product. .-innnnl ]=iv,V, ,!;,,,,,,,- ,,,;!! i-- U - T J UnUSefl rooms. H wnc c o i r l Discussing fuel oil, Mr. Bawden ....I.* vitiu^o ui.vituii, iviytcatjtuii- TrtJ-i,. y,n, « * i, · · *-»·*.(- t u u i uui cum- live of the Iowa Sheep and Wool .?ay ; howe \_er, reserves of this munication facilities are stressed Growers' association of D es ",|£!l mate » ». are f ? st dlsa P- to *e limit," Mr. Bawden said. He Moines. The annual election of of- ,f 5 £1 ?** -° * amounts reminded listeners of the requests ficers is to be held. V sed by the air forces and greatly by the government for the cur_ increased navv and merchant mr- f^jTm^nf **r *~i~~i _ _ » , - , ,, servation of fuel oil are much the same as for coal. Manufactured or artificial gas cordm* to Mr Bawden. this country's supply of natural *as Is not inexhaustible. "Pipe to transport it are now over- v n r i . extensions ne sam. the present ones e r i 4 iten* for conserva- §3^ HARRY H. DORR DIES SUDDENLY Funeral Thursday for Lifetime Resident Here Harry H. Durr, 01, ;i lifetime resident of Cerro Gordo county, died suddenly Monday evening at his home, 415 (ith S. E. He formerly was a foreman at the Mason ' City Coca-Cola Bottling company j p. ,-,, ; but had been forced by ill health Farmers 1 lannino Jo '- relinquish that position al- aluicls A IdlllJHlg H ODT COMMITTEE, SCHOOL SYSTEM ARE IN CHARGE U. S. Transportation Nearer Breakdown; Lacks Replacements The critical shortage of automobile mechanics at a time when the transportation system of the country is 11'e a r e r a breakdown than ever has caused the local ODT committee to launch another class of instruction in automotive mechanics in Mason City. The first class has completed its course and its graduates are a vivid demonstration o£ the efficacy o£ the instruction given. Each graduate got a job with an automotive repair establishment or is doing improved work in the shop where he was already employed. Classes will get under way next Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock at the Ben Nelson garage. 613 S. Federal avenue. Classes will be held each' e v e n i n g Monday through Friday from 7:30 to 10:30 o'clock and lasts 10 weeks. | The school is sponsored by the Civilian maintenance advisory committee of the ODT and the Mason City school system. Funds for its maintenance are being made available through federal appropriations. There will be no entrance fee and no charge for tuition. Instructors have been selected from local garages and service stations. The need for automotive mechanics has heen critical for months'and. if anything, is more critical now than ever, according to Clayton Hart, committee chairman. Mr. Hart pointed out that surveys have shown our whole transportation system is nearer a breakdown than ever. With no replacements in equipment available there is need for more mechanics that ever before. Applications for entry mar be filed with C. \V. Cowan, director of the United States employment office, Mason City; M. E. Aspenson, manual arts building, or Ben "Bud" Koci, Grafton, to Tell Story of Tarawa Invasion Tuesday, Feb. 15, 1344 \\ IASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE To Speak at Lions Club Meeting and on ** KGLO Forum Here Marine Pvl. Lowell "Bud" Koci ot Grafton, 1 of the first 20 to set loot in Tarawa, is scheduled for 2 appearances in Mason City this week. Wednesday noon he will be the guest of the Lions club at the Green Mill and at 0:30 o'clock Thursday night, he will be the guest speaker on the KGLO Forum. On both occasions his talk will assume the form of an inlerviexv. For the Lions club the questions will be put to Pvt. Koci' by Earl Hall and Pat Patterson, chief of KGLO's newscasters, will handle the Forum interview. Those who have heard the Worth county marine, once a star athlete for Grafton high school report that his first-hand account of the bloody action at Tarawa tops uny thus far heard. * After serving the first invasion wave on to the island, out oE which 670 of the 700 participants were killed, Pvt. Koci was shot through his arm while on sentry duty. Following a brief time in a hospital at Honolulu and San Diego, he was permitted to come home for his further recovery. r\'T. LOWELL "BUD" KOCI -- Photo by Safford Lock Top Age for Men Is ·ed to 38 A Navy Chang* Nelson at the Nelson garage. to though he retained bis association with the firm. Mr. Durr was born Oct. 16, 1882, on a farm near Dougherty the -youngest of 6 children of Air. and Mrs. George Durr. In 1889 he moved with his family to Mason City where he had lived since. He was married Oct. 26. 1909 to Julia Willand. He is survived by his widow, a brother, O. S. Durr, Kansas Ciiy, Mo.; a sister, Mrs. Emery Buzick, Hattinger, N. Dak., and 4 nieces, Mrs. Herman Swanson, Dassel, Minn.; Mrs. James Dumin, Britt; Mrs. Grace Dunn, Hattinger, N. Dak., and Mrs. William Biddinger, Kansas City, Mo. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Claude and Edward, and William Kibbling. a sister, Mrs. He was a member of the First Christian church and of the Independent Order oE Foresters. Funeral services are to be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in the chapel of the McAuley and Son funeral home with the Rev. George p. Marsh, pastor of the First Christian church, officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood ceme- ·tery. Fined $10 for Pulling Children on Sled Tied to Rear End of Auto Wayne Page, 742 12th N. F,., was fined $10 Monday by Police Judge Morris Laird on a charge of reckless driving. Page was arrested by police at 12th and Carolina N. E. at 4:30 p. m. Sunday for pulling children on sleds behind his car. , Move Should Notify ODT Office on Gas The end of February is moving time for many tenant and lessee farmers and Fred C. Eslick, Mason City, district manager of the division of motor transport, office of defense transportation, warned Tuesday that they must notify the' district ODT of their change ot address if they wish to obtain gasoline allotments. Mr. Eslick explained that farm leases in this area generally expire on the last day of February and as a consequence there is a rather heavy movement of farmers from farm to farm in the first 2 weeks of March. Rationing boards, as a rule, stamp envelopes containing gasoline coupons "not to be forwarded." For that reason, Mr. Eslick said, farmers should immediately notify the district ODT office o£ their new address so that their records can be straightened out, thus preventing delays in obtaining new gasoline allotments. Qualified men up to 38 years ot age are now being accepted for general sea duty, according to Lt. Cornel. W. J. Amoss, in charge ot naval officer procurement for Iowa, at the Old Federal building DCS Moines. T Top age for general sea duty has been 35, it was explained. For exceptionally well qualified men this age has been now extended to 38. Men selected may expect to go into the amphibious command. Shipbuilders and manufacturers are now engaged in building 60,000 invasion landing craft and demands for personnel to command units of them are large. To qualify for this duty, men must be U. S. citizens in excellent physical condition who are graduates of accredited colleges or who have completed a minimum of 2 years of college with superior scholastic records. In addition, candidates must show records o£ progressively successful business experience since graduation. Sleep researchers c l a i m that only 16 per cent of the world's people know how to relax completely. tion--electricity, water, communications and transportation, have a direct bearing on the 3 previously mentioned materials and the extremely important shortage of manpower. Briefly it was pointed out that electricity is generated through the nse of coal, oil or natural gas and it is apparent, therefore, that important savings must he made Mrs. Edward G. Dunn Rites Held; BuriaJ in Elmwood Cemetery Funeral services for Mrs. Edward G. Dunn, 58, who died at a local hospital Saturday following a short illness, were held Monday at St. Joseph's Catholic church with. Father A. D. Gibbs officiating. Pallbearers were Tim Phalen [Frank Ryan, M. L. Mason. Dave' Ryan, Jack Dorsey and Barney I Sweeney. T. I. Connor was the usher. Burial was at Elmwood cemetery. The Meyer funeral home in charge. Mickelson, Belmond, Forfeits $25 Bond for Reckless Driving Richard S. Mickelson, Belmond, forfeited a S25 bond in traffic court here Tucday when he failed to appear to answer to a charge of reckless driving. Mickelson was arrested by local police ;it State and Washington avenues at 9:35 p. m. Monday after he was reported to have struck a parked car near First and Adams N. W., and failed to stop or report the' accident. MINISTER, DIES Father of Raymond Grant Succumbs The Rev. A. R. Grant, Sr., 77, who held pastorates in a number o[ North Iowa communities and father of Doctor A. Raymond Grant, former Mason Cityan died in a hospital nl Sacramento', Cal. The Rev. Mr. Grant had -made Ins home for the past 3 years in the same city where his son. Doctor A. R. Grant, was minister of the First Methodist church The son preached the funeral sermon The elder Mr. Grant held pastorates in Decorah, Shell Rock Chapih, Geneseo and Raymond fowa, having been a member of the Upper Iowa conference. The younger Grant was secretary o c the Mason Cily Y. M. C. A ir 19 l'J and 1020. Besides filling a pulpit the Rev Mr. Grant did extensive gardening, In his Iowa pastorates he was often referred to as the to- m;ito king. He u-as one of « sons in the family, all of whom became ordained ministers. He was a member of Ihe Masonic lodge al Shell Hock. DIVOKCEGRANTED N'ortliwuod -- A divorce- was granted in district court Monday to Marjory Hudson from W. W Hudson by Judge M. H. Kepler Custody of the minor child wa given to Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Dock endorf of Sioux Fulls, S. Dak parents of Mrs. Hudson. A building boom in Helsinki. Finland's capital, collapsed when the war blacked out the 1940 Olympic games. All species of bears except the heaviest are able to climb trees SAVING IN TRUCK MILES AIDED IN MOVING OF CROP Age of Vehicles Makes Transportation Situation Serious Motor -trucks moved 38 per cent of last year's huge farm crop at iome stage of the journey from !arm to market despite the fact hat there were fewer vehicles ivnilable for farm transportation .n 1943 than in the preceding year, rrecl C. Eslick, district manager o£ :he motor transport, Office of Defense Transportation, said Tuesday. Farm products arc moved to markets or rail junctions, and farm supplies from urban to rural areas, by about 1,600,000 trucks, the bulk ot which were farmer-owned. The rest were "for hire" trucks engaged wholly or primarily in hauling farm products. The increasing age of farm Irucks and shortage of replacement parts and manpower for repair and upkeep contributed to (he decline in available motor trucks for handling the crop last year, the ODT said. Another factor, it said, was the drifting away from farm transport by the "for hire" group of carriers (o more remunerative fields. The fact that trucks were able to transport the 13-18 farm crop, which was far in excess of normal peacetime production, was due largely to the co-operation of farmers and truck operators with the ODT's conservation program ODT officials said. This was accomplished, they explained through county farm and industry transportation committees, assisted by federal and state agencies and national and local farm organizations with 86,000 representatives in 3,022 counties throughout the country. The direct result has Iieeu, not curtailment of necessary transportation, but rather the elimination of wasteful and unnecessary operation, the ODT emphasized. Industry transportation . p l a n s were credited with playing an important part in curtailing mileage in (he distribution of farm products, with resultant savings ot gasoline, replacement parts, tires and manpower, and the preservation of the vehicles themselves. As of Feb. 1, 1344, the ODT had approved 508 committees under the dairy industry transportation program. These committees have submitted plans covering 148 milksheds, with yearly savings of 37,274,551 truck miles, 205,010,131 tire miles, 3,727,456 gallons of gasoline, and 2,484,970 man-hours. T A R P A U L I N S Carried in Stock or Made to Order 8 K 10 $ 680 10 x 12 10.20 12 x 16; 16.32 16 x 20 27.20 Mason City Tent, Awning and Canvas Co. Thirty carloads of spare automobile parts have been shipped to Alaska to complete reserve stocks of army ordnance depots along the Alcan highway. was said, too. that without -- ^ irs '. 2 . yc ?* s ?f , he a nd many other war hems' could was sufficient fuel oil-- not be prpduccd. em was transportation. "We all realize that our corn- however reserves of this munication facilities are stressed material are fast disap- to the limit," Mr. Bawden said He or e cur"5 V £ a " d ^ er ,f h ? nt ma ' tailnien °f telephone calls, both rine. He said the methods for con- local and long distance c*»T*trf»rtrtr* r*f ftifil «4l ntm ~,.,^u *u~ w _ . · .. «»....^%,. Lastly, it was said that war production depends upon trans- 'Conserve your cars. t i - n . onserve your cars, the 3rd critical resource, ac- gasoline, rubber and (rucks. Let's _ · -- ,,-.,._.....,, · UK*,**,* *tiiu nuvita. Lcfc s Recent help the railroads to continue the "--' excellent job they have been doing. 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