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January 5, 1945

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

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---^^^^ MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 1945 PLENTY OP GLOVES-Mrs. Edith Possehl, employe in the Goodneh plant at Akron, Ohio, holds gloves newly made of synthetic rubber. These are some of the first to be released for general, sale, rather, than to essential industries. ADVENTISTS TO BROADEN WORK Church Raises Funds to Reopen Hospitals Plans to s t a f f hospitals in Ethiopia with Christian physicians and nurses, and to" extend work into vast sections of Africa calling for mission schools and clinics, were discussed by the Sabbath school of the Mason City Seventh Day Adventists church in a special program recently. Ethiopian hospitals operated by the Adventists at the request of Emperor Haile Selassie before the Italian occupation have been reopened, it is reported, and will continue their work. Leaders announce that other missions projects highlighted during the quarter by Sabbath schools , the world around, and for which special funds are provided this week, include a medical center in the ancient city o£ Baghdad, the securing of ah Adventist doctor tor Jerusalem, and the re-location of their training school now in Beirut, Syria. It is reported that the training school has, during the past 5 years, sent 16 young men into these Bible lands as teachers and preachers. One of its out- schools is described as located 2 miles from the ruins o£ Nineveh, and having a staff of G teachers .and an enrollment of 150 pupils. Hydrotherapy treatment r o o m s now operating successfully In Jerusalem will soon be enlarged into a hospital, with a physician and nurse in charge, according to plans. Church leaders here have just received word from the Adventist general conference at Washington, D. C., that 6 young missionary couples have recently gone to Egypt, Syria, Palestine and Iran.. These are young ministers and their wives, who have been given training at the Adventist Theological seminary in the Arabic language and in the customs of the Mohammedan peoples. IOWAN IN ITALY NAZI PRISONER Pf c. Lawrence Butz of Ridgeway Is Captured Ridgeway--Mr. arid Mrs. Frank Butz received a telegram from the war department Tuesday stating that their son, Pf c. Lawrence But2 is a prisoner of the Germans. Word was received by the government through the Red Cross. In November Mr. and Mrs. Butz received a telegram that he was missing in action in Italy since Oct 21. Pfc. Lawrence Butz h a s been overseas 3 years, in Ireland, England, Africa and Italy and was wounded in action in Italy in May. SELLS RESIDENCE Ringstefl--Charles W. Kunath has sold his residence property to Mrs. Evelyn Hansen who takes possession next week. She will not only occupy it as her home, but will move her Beauty Salon into it. The Kunaths operated a cafe here for 3 months'and since selling it they have purchased a tavern in Lake City where the family moves next week. Be Jabers! Looks Like War on Erin Somewhere in Italy, (U.R)--"Gus- sie the Goose" was a smart bird. When she joined up with a battery of British gunners at .El Alamein she quickly discovered that the cook-house was the center of a soldier's life. All the way -across the western desert, in Tunisia, Sicily and Italy "Gussie," who was adopted as the battery's official mascot, never otice missed chow. So it was natural one day when she got lost in the mountains of Italy where the gunners were resting, that she turned up at the cook-house of a nearby camp -- the London Irish Regiment. Two of the famous regiment's cooks were discussing how they would disguise the evening's ration b£ corned beef when "Gussie" waddled up, honking happily. "Shure an' it's a miracle," said one of the cooks. "Be iabers, it 'tis that,^ replied the other. "It \yid be timptin' Providence to allow th' paur cratur t' git mixed up in a battle, nauw, widn't it?" asked cook No. 1. "It wid shurely," replied cook No. 2. "Let's git t' work!" Some time later a. party of anxious gunners dropped in and asked, "Anybody seen a goose hereabouts?" · The Irish cooks replied in the negative, but an ammunition passer discovered a pile of white feathers behind the cook-house. "Gussie" was listed on the bat- ry's roll as "Missing . . . ttue to perfidy." There was some talk of shelling the Irish camp, but nothing ever came of it. DENTIST · ·»"·»· ivb »1IT|| · KV | V/ PLATE WORK IB FIRST STiCEDftR RAPIDS SOUTH EAST DESMOINES MaSON C I T Y SIOUX CITY LEGION BOOSTS BUILDING FUND Garner--The American Legion building fund now has $7,290 in subscriptions according to Dr. E. H. Phillips, chairman: The advance solicitation campaign will je concluded soon and the "One Thousand Men" plan will then be launched. A meeting o£ the general committee of the memorial building fund has been called by Mr. Phillips to meet at the Legion hall Sunday afternoon. Courses in Traffic Officer Training to Be Gven at Institute A m e s , (IP)--Courses in traffic officer training, traffic engineering and automobile care will be among those offered at the national institute for wartime traffic training which will be held at Iowa State college Aug. 20. Postwar traffic problems will be emphasized, with Prof. Ralph A, Meyer o£ the college's civil engineering staff serving as coordinator of the institute, College President Charles E. Friley announced Thursday. Traffic engineer and others engaged in safety work {rom throughout the midwest were expected to attend. Ringsted Woman Seeks | Divorce in Petition Eingsted--A divorce was filed in district court at Estherville this week by Mrs. Harvey C. Christiansen, charging her husband with cruel and inhuman treatment She asks custody of her 2 daughters, 9 and 7 years old, temporary alimony, s u i t money and attorney fees. The couple was married J u n e 6, 1934, at Nashua. Ontario has added religious instruction and patriotic exercises o school schedules. DRESSES One rack of odds and ends in dresses. Broken sizes. Merkel's Second Floor $390 MILLINERY, $1 ANKLETS, Pr. 15e A group of hats formerly priced up to $7.98. Merkel's Second Floor CHILDREN'S HATS, 79c Hat and bag sets and knit caps. . Merkel's Second Floor Slightly' soiled, light and dark colors, sizes 8% to lOVs- Merkel's First Floor .% HOSE, Pr. 25c Green, wine and blue % length stockings, sizes 9 to 11. Greatly reduced! Merkel's First Floor WINTER COATS $18 to $78 Fur trimmed and untrimmed coats fashioned by well known makers. Quantity is limited and they're going fast so come.in to see them as soon as possible. " Merkel's Second Floor PURSES 99c, $1.99, $2.99 Three groups o£ leather, fabric 'and fabricoid purses in large' and medium sizes. Good color assortment. Heg- ularly priced from $1.98 to 55. Merkel's First Floor COTTON STOCKINGS Pr. 59c Broken sizes in cotton mesh stockings. Merkel's First Floor HOPSACKING Yd. 79c 'This 36 inch drapery material comes in green, wine, rose, blue. Also used for couch covers. Merkel's Second Floor CELLOTONE Yd. $1.49 50 inch in two-tone striped d e s i g n . Wine, rose and green. Jlerkcl's Second Floor RAYON RUGS $2.98 Rainbow Rugs in p a s t e l shades with fancy borders and fringed. Size 24x48. Merkel's Second Floor RAG RUGS, $2.49 Hand woven rugs in assorted colors, size 22x36. Merkel's Second Floor BLANKETS, $4.25 All - purpose blankets f o r home, cottage or camp. 15^ cotton and 25% wool. Green only. Merkel's Second 'Floor PRINTED SHANTUNG Yd. $1.39 Our regular $1.79 Shantung printed in beautiful designs and colors, suitable f o r house coats. 39 inch. Merkel's First Floor CORNICES, 59c Colorgraphic cornices make beautiful windows. Durable washable, adjustable for windows from 2 to 5 feet in width. 'Merkel's Second Floor SPUN RAYONS Yd. $1.19 In printed floral patterns, 39 inches wide. Reaularlv $1.49. Merkel's First Floor GARMENT BAGS $1.69 Buy them now at this low price. Made of glazed chintz. Merkel's First Floor PRINTED SATINS Yd. $1.69 Take advantage of this spe- .cial reduction. Quantity is limited. 39 inch width. Regularly $1.9fl. Merkel's First Floor WARDROBES $3.49 E - Z - DO Sturd -1 - Built Wardrobes for that extra closet space. Giant size, 66 x 30 x 22 inches. Wood grain finish, sturdily constructed. Holds up to 25 gap, ments. Moth humidor included free. Regularly $3.98. Merkel's First Floor LAUNDRY BAGS 2 for $1 Here's another b a r g a i n worth going after. Made of glazed chintz. Merkel's First Floor T /2 PRICE TABLE Table Mats, regularly 51 | o 51.93 Place Mats, were S3.75 to $4.59 Table Cloths, were $i o 53.39 Hot Dish Pads, were 69c and 15c Clothes Pin Bags were 35o Napkins were .390 Place Mats were .......29e Place Mat Sets were gi.98 (o 52.50 Mcrkcl's First Floor SHAG RUGS V* Price Our regular, 55.50 rugs now $3.25. Size: 24 x 43. Merkel's First Floor HOOKED RUGS $2.49 Hand made rugs regularly priced at $4.98. Merkel's First Floor GIRLS' DRESSES $1.98 Cotton and spun rayon dresses in sizes 7 to 14. Merkel's Second Floor JUMPERS, $2.49 Checks and plaids in part wool and rayon. Sizes 4. to 14. Were $3.50. Merkel's Second Floor JUNIOR DRESSES $6.95 to $12.95 Crepes, woolens and rayon flannels in one-piece and two-piece styles. Sizes 9 to 15. Merkel's Second Floor BOYS' COATS $10.95 Sheep-lined coats of gabardine in natural color. Sizes 12 to 16. Regularly 514.35, Merkel's Second Floor BOYS' COATS $12.95 and $10.95 Finger-tip length reversible coats in sizes 8 to 16. All wool with gabardine lining. Merkel's Second Floor GIRLS' SUITS $7.90 Just five suits in sizes 7, 8 10, 12 and 14. Of 50% wool and 50% rayon in checks and plain. Were $15. Merkel's Second Floor SWEATERS $2.75 and $3.75 Slip-overs and a few cardigans in a good color assortment. All wool! Sizes 34 to 40. Formerly -priced up to 57.95. ' Merkel's Second Floor SNOW SUITS Less 7 /4 Wool and gabardine snow suits in sizes 3 to 16. Regularly $8.95 to 516.95. Merkel's Second Floor toddlers' COAT SETS, Less 'A Wool and part -wool coat and legging sets in sizes 1 to 4 Regularly $9.95 to $12.95. Merkel's Second Floor SKIRTS, $1.90 $3.90 * Merkel's Second Floor BLOUSES, $1.90 to 36 Merkel's Second Floor GIRLS' COATS Less !/4 One rack of coats and coat and legging sets of wool and part wool. Sizes ? to 14 Were $16.96 to $19.95. Merkel's Second Floor COSMETIC BAGS $1, $1.25, $1.98 Wine and blue fabric, with waterproof lining. Fitted * with bottles. Merhel's First Floor BASEMENT! , WINTER COATS, $8 A group of tweeds, btack and plaid coats in sizes 12 to 45. Formerly priced up to $25. Come early Saturday to get your pick. SWEATERS, $1.90 Alt wool, slip-over sweaters with long sleeves Assorted colors. Sizes 34 to 40. SKIRTS, $1.49 Pleated and flared skirts in plaids and plain caters. Sizes 24 to 30. . Merkel's Basement DRESSES $5.95 to $14.95 A large group of Woolens, Crepes and Wool Jer- S ? V , S !°v r AT erly pr!ced U P to 522.95. Desirable styles! Wonderful values! Sizes 10 to 44. Merkel's Second Floor CLEARANCE OF YARNS, Each 25c Odd lots of our regular 45e and 50c Yarns; Glossilla Raw Silk; Faislee Tweed Wool; Angel Knit; Caprice Pure Silk; Nubby Knit; Sport Angora; Crepe Angora; Germantown; Cobble Crepe. Kwiltee (heavy yarn), regularly 7Qc, .. .now 35o Dawn, 100% wool, regularly 39c, ...now 20c Chenille, regularly 29c, ...now 15o Merkel's First Floor MEN'S ROBES $1-98 Small and medium sizes, of wine and blue brocaded rayon. Were $3.50. Merkel's First Floor STATIONERY 69e Belmond Lord with 120 sheet and 60 envelopes. Velio Kiting with 60 sheets and 40 envelopes. Regularly 51 Merkel's First Floor DAYTIME DRESSES $1.49 and $3.49 tcTlVonT ray ° ns ' and novelt y cottons. Sires 12 Merkel'* Second Floor COMPACTS, $1 Round compacts with leatherette c o v e r . Resularlv 51.98. * Merkel's First Floor GUEST TOWELS 2 for $1 Regular 65c to $1.25 guest towels priced f o r quick clearance. . Merkel's First Floor BRIDGE SETS All Linen, were $6.25 now §4.98 Rayon Sets, were $3.75, now $2.98 Cotton Sets, were ?2.98 to $3.39, ..now52.69 Printed Cotton, were $2.50 and $2.25, now?1.79 Cotton Sets, were $1.98 now $1.69 All Sets have 36x36 inch Table Cloths w i t h Four ·Napkins. Merkel's First Floor MEXICAN RUGS $5 All wool rugs made by hand m Mexico. Regularly Sio Merkel's First Floor " FELT RUGS f /2 Price Regular $2.50 rugs, i8 x 3o, now J1.25 Regular $4.93 rugs 22 x 44, now $2.49 Regular $6.98 rugs, 24 x 48, now 53.49 Regular $9.25 "rugs, 28 x 58, now .· $4.62 Merkel's First Floor SERVICE MEN'S KITS, 50c $1.49 Were $l and $1.98 KHAKI DUFFLE BAGS, 50c Were SI Merkel's First Floor Blue Rose byLanchere SPECIAL FOI A LIMITED TIME AT 29 · LOTIONS . \ in. ·SHAMPOOS · SPECIALTIES · IATH PSEPARATIONJ · FACE POWMI · R O U G E .«11PSIICXJ

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