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February 16, 1944

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

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IOWA GOVERNORS ARE HEALTHY 4 Former Executives of State Still Living By PAUL R. BUMBARGER Iowa Daily Press Writer Des Mohies--Being governor o£ Iowa is a reasonably healthy job. Despite trials, tribulations and overwork through nearly a century of statehood not an Iowa chieE executive has died while in office. This disclosure by State Historian Ora Williams is significant especially in this election year when several good citizens will aspire to move into the executive offices on the first floor of the state capital. It raises a question of h o \v a governor keeps fit. Gov. B. B. Uickenlooper has cothinff as simple as an apple a day formula but he does try to squeeze in 7 hours sleep a night. Attention to official duties has prevented him from indulging much in recreation. He misses his hunting. Scales show that there's nothing like an election campaign or prolongec session of the legislature to gnaw at his weight. He tilts the beam at 165 normally. Ten pounds were lost during the regular general assembly last year. He drops off that much during campaigns. Other testimony to vigor o! governors is offered by 4 living former Iowa executives--Dan W Turner, Corning, merchant - farmer and dean of the group; Clyd( Herring,. Washington, busines: consultant; Nelson G. Kraschel Omaha, general agent for the Federal Land bank, and U. S. Sen George A. Wilson. Governor Hickenlooper, wV|c aspires to be U. S. senator at con elusion of 2 years in office, wil join ranks of 3- lowans who did not seek to serve consecutiv terms at helm of state. They were Samuel J. Kirkwood, gov ernor during 2 separated inter vals;.Frank D. Jackson and Fran cis M. Drake. Iowa's governor, 6th state na tive to hold the office, would be come, if elected, the 7th chief ex ecutive to attain U. S. senai membership. O t h e r s w e r James W. Grimes, Kirkwood John K. Gear, Albert G. Cum mins, Herring and Wilson. There is an historical backdrop too, for Iowa's ^forthcoming bal lot battle of the legislature's pre siding officers. Speaker of the House Henrj "W. Burma, Allison, is a republi can candidate for governor. His tory records names of 3 speaker elected to the highest state of fice. They were George W Clarke, N. E. Kendall and Geai Lt. Gov. Robert D. Blue, Eagl Grove, who seeks .republican gu bernatorial nomination, wants t follow a pattern set by Clarke William L. Harding, John Ham mill and Hickenlooper, all lieu tenant governors who w e r elected governor. Two other lieu tenant governors became low chief executives because of va cancies in office. T h e y wer Warren G a r s t and Joshua G Newbold, who succeeded Cum mins and Kirkwood respective] when they resigned to go to th U. S. senate. Eastern Star Holds Instruction School North wood -- Northern Ligh_ chapter of the Eeastern Star hel a school of instruction at the Ma sonic temple Monday. Mrs. Aim Freeman of Clear Lake, distric instructor, conducted the schoo Mrs. Freeman, local officei and Mrs. V.'. N. Hiatt xverc guest at a 6:30 o'clock dinner served a the Northwood cafe. The ritualistic work was give at the. evening meeting with th degrees of the order being con ferred on Mrs. Fern Hiatt. Visitors were present from Manly. Mrs. Morris Bakketun worthy matron of the local chap ter. Crescp Kiwanis Club Hears 2 U. S. 'Speaker: Crcsco--The C r e s c o Kiwau club was addressed Monday . its regular weekly luncheon b William R. Zipsie ot Cresco, wh has returned from Maffin Island where he spent II months in gov crnment construction work, an Ray Owens, chief gunner's mat also of Cresco, who returned from government work in the Arct circle of the north Atlantic, eac telling some interesting expen cnces in the regions off the north cast Canadian coasts. SEAL SALE GOOD Joice--Mrs. Willis Larson chairman of the Christmas Sea drive for the town of Joice, re ports that out of 60 letters sen out. 2 were returned with th seals, there was no reply from and total receipts were $63. NEW LOCATION Dr. Horace S. Beemer EXODONTIST 302 Foreign Bldg Extraction Teeth, X-rov t tCHT k»WW "WHAT I'D to \oroour you 80VS TO PLAY U.S. ARMY il»ER£S IN ITALY. DEAR, 1 GUESS THE SACGE SETS FED 1 ME. BEEF fiKUT HOT GETHNS UP TO THLreoHT. UE. BARKS O5T TUfiT TO VWE GUVS «Cli CF THE UUES TOO. yotK, son RS.. ME- TKEGENBMS EH Charles City News DENTIST PRACTICE LIMITED T6" PLATE WORK IB FIRST ST iCEOAR RAPIDS SOUTH EAST DESMHINES MASON CITY SIOUX CITY Zharge 2 With Selling 3eer to Minor at Floyd Charles City--Syvellia and Marjuerite Flynn, mother and daugh- ;er, who operate a beer parlor at ?loyd, waived a preliminary hear- ng in justice court here Tuesday on a charge of selling and dispensing beer to a minor. They furnished a joint $500 bond for their appearance at the next term of court. VISIT RELATIVES Charles City--S. Sgt. Merle T. Nordschow has returned to Camp Gordon, Ga., after spending his furlough in the city with his wife and son. Merle, Jr.. at the A. H. Howlancl home, and with his parents, Mr. and Mrs, H. G. Nords- chow. A daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nordschow, Meridith, a Kenney technician in the infantile paralysis division of the Okla- home Crippled Children's hospital, Oklahoma City, will return to her work Wednesday atter visiting her parents. Another daughter, Mrs. Paul Jenison of Belmond, has returned home after several days visit with her parents. lowans File for Degrees Iowa City--University of low students now are filing applica tion for degrees to be awarded a the spring commencement Apri 23, Registrar Harry G. Barnes ha reported. \ The ceremony, in normal time held during the first week o June, will mark the end of th second semester of 1943-44 an will be followed immediately b. a summer semester. ONLY CHILD DIES Luverne--The 8 months old so of Mr. and Mrs. Macha died Sun day morning ot pneumonia. Fu neral was to be held Wednesda; Mr. M a c h a is manager of th Pioneer cheese factory 5 mile east of town. Neale was thei only child. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations GREENE--Mrs. Lou Squires and Irs. Eber D. Wilder will be host- sses to the McKinley circle Garen club Friday afternoon at the lame of Mrs. Wilder. BR1STOW--The girls ot the C. . C. class of the United Brethern 'Unday school elected officers as ollows: President, Miss Dorothy 'arkinson; vice president. Mrs. -ois Eberline; secretary, Miss Ardath Hershey; treasurer, Miss Bety Hahn. PLYMOUTH--Mrs. Lola Anderon and Mrs. Birdie Brower were o be hostesses to the W. S. C. S. of he Methodist church Wednesday afternoon at the church parlor. K A N A W H A--The Kanawha Womans club is sponsoring a community-wide observance of the World Day ot Prayer on the first Friday of Lent, Feb. 25, at the Kanawha Lutheran church at " p, in. FOREST ClTY_Chia-I-Cheng will be the speaker at an institute program Thursday evening at the civic center. Mr. Cheng will speak on the theme "Oriental Nations as Contributors." KANAWHA--Golden Glow Rebekah lodge is sponsoring a benefit card party at the I. O. O. F. hall Friday evening. CRYSTAL LAKE--The W S. C S. will meet Thursday afternoon in tile Methodist church basement. GARNER--The next meeting of the M. and T. Bridge club will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mel Paulson 'Thursday evenin" March 2. The club met Monday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Strate. MANLY--The next meeting of P. T. A. will be held at the school house Monday. P L Y M O U T H -- " T h e World's Day of Prayer" will be jointly ob- erved at the Methodist church Friday afternoon, Feb. 25 at 2 o'clock. ALTA VISTA--The Woman's Missionary society of the Evangelical church will meet at the parsonage Thursday at 2 o'clock. HANLONTOWN--The Ladies' Aid will be entertained in the church parlors Thursday. United Service Women Make Large Shipment Luverne--The United Service Women made a large shipment of goods sent to the marine base at San Diego, Cal. It included 8 lap- robes, 1 quilt, 70 fracture pillows, 12 wheel chair pillows, and 75 handkex-chiefs. More than 22 million of Britain's 33 million persons between the ages of 14 and 64 are in the armed services or essential production. aas Rations for All 'ars Used by Ottumwa Movelty Firm Revoked Ottumwa, (A 1 )--Gasoline rations for all automotive equipment owned by Harold Ginsberg, operator of the Ottumwa Novelty company, have been revoked for .'e Mcm- veported a 90 day period, effective Monday, Fob. 14, it was Tuesday by the Wapello county war price and rationing board. The order affects 2. passenger cars, a station-wayon typo U'uck and 2 trucks. The action of the ration board resulted from a hearing conducted h e r e Jan. 28 in which Ginsberg was charged with improper use of gasoline ration coupons, use of gasoline from a 1,000 gallon storage tank located al Agency, and possession of 4 new automobile tires for which no purchase certificate had been issued by the ration board. The Ottumwa Novelty company was raided last Dec. G by agents of the federal bureau of investigation and Ginsberg later paid a S500 fine on a charge of illegal possession of gambling de- 3 Boys at Waterloo Confess Taking Part in Theft of $382 Waterloo, (IP)--Police Chief H. R. Crumrine announced Tuesday the arrest of S Negro boys, Iwo 13 years old and one 15 years old, who confessed, lie said, taking part in burglaries of 4 downtown offices and a barber s li o p and theft of $350 cash from a delivery truck. About $25 of the $332 cash stolen was recovered, t h e chief said. The trio entered the offi- Wednesday, Feb. 16, 1914 3 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ces and barber shop through transoms, Crumrine reported. i\ money sack which contained $350 cash and $116 in checks was stolen from the Broell Food Market truck Feb. 3, owners disclosed. OSAGE BOY HONORED ' Faribault, Minn.--Among those accorded academic and military honors by the faculty of Shattuck school for the period just ended was Frank Ahrens of Osage. His record shows "high scholastic and high military honors." NONE' St.Joseph Helps You Overcome FALSE TEETH Looseness and Worry No longer be annoyed or feel Ml at case becnvise at loose, wabbly false tcelh. FASTEETH. an Improved ikalln« (non-acid) powder sprinkled on your plates holds them firmer so they feel more comforlable. Soothing and cooline, to gums made sore by excessive acid moulh. Avoid embarrassment caused bv loose plates. Get FASTEETH today at any dniK store. ATTEND FUNERAL Charles City--Last respects for Mrs. Nellie North were paid Monday afternoon at Grossman's chapel and at the Bassett church, the Rev. C. D. James officiating. Burial was in Hoivley Hill cemetery at Bassett. Out-of-town relatives attending were Mr. and Mrs. Grant Gobdlander. Huron, S Dak · Mr. and Mrs. Walter Grou and Mrs. Bill Kroemer. Cedar Palls- Henry and Ray Huffman. Waterloo: Mrs. Clarence North, Cedar Falls, and Mrs. Will Erion, Alta Vista. Charles City Briefs Charles City--Mrs. Maynard L Malland left Tuesday noon for McGregor to join her husband in making their home there. Mr Malland was formerly a salesman at the Bissonnette Chevrolet gar- ] age here and lias now, with' Glenn Grapp, of Charles City,! purchased a garage at McGregor. Mr. and Mrs. John Pagels are the parents of a son born at the Cedar Valley hospital. The February general meeting of the Congregational church women will be held . Thursday afternoon at 2:30 in the church parlors. Mrs. J. G. Morgan will have charge of the devotionals The subject, "A Christian Pattern for War Planning," will be discussed by D o c t o r Frederick! Jienke. The president. Miss Grace' Troutner. has called a cabinet I meeting for 1:30 p. m. Mrs. Dean Maxson received I word that her husband. Cpl. Dean I Maxson, has received the good conduct ribbon. This was awarded for one year's service with good conduct at all times. Corporal Maxson is stationed with the 14th armored division Vt I Camp Campbell, Ky. I Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Mannin« i received word that their son ' Russell, is now stationed in Sicily! He is assigned to' a troop carrier squadron in the army air corps The Tabitha Circle of St. John Lutheran church will meet Thursday at 2:30 p. m., at the church Mrs. Victor Miller and her committee will be in charge of refreshments. The executive board will meet at 2 o'clock. Our Lady of Perpetual Hope circle of the Sacred Heart guild will meet Thursday at the home of Mrs. W. B. Stager, 207 3rd avenue, for a 1:30 dessert luncheon Mrs. Adams will be the assisting hostess. NEW WATER The Tama water pump station has been modernized with the installation of a new air-tight head and propeller blade on one of the old pumps. The new pump was also brought up to the surface of the ground. The other pump was made - more sanitary some years ago. The 2 pumps have now increased the amount of water pumped per minute from 260 gallons to 400 gallons. The installation of the air-tight head also makes it impossible for germs to get in the water mains through the pistons. The Federal mint was established in 1792. J U N I O R S L I K E T H E TRIM TAILORING OF WARDS Wards didn't forget the juniors when they chose their new Spring Carol Brents. And like the misses' styles, this trim fly-front rayon twill has the same enduring workmanship. 9's to 15's will like it in a blue, gold, aqua or melon color. 7.98 AsV about Wanlt Tims Payment Flan. M See Our Coaf Clearance on Main Floor ontgomery Ward 102-4-6 South Federal Avc. Telephone 860, 861 World s Largest Seller at 10- MONTGOMERY WARD rs! Cut your family shoe bi|l! UY YOUR CHILDREN'S SHOES AT WARDS \AfCrW\j MISSES' MOC TYPE OXFORDS FOR SCHOOL AND SPORT 2.59 You'll see them in the classroom, at Ihe soda fountain . . . wherever youngsters gather! Rugged, dependable moc lype oxfords are popular with the younger set because they blend so well wilh skirls and sweaters . . . and they're comfortable too! Here ore three favorite, long-wearing styles--the classic moc type oxford, the one eyelet drawstring, and the lace-to-foe tie. Rationed. i. FOR SCHOOL OR SPORTS! GIRLS' RUGGED OXFORDS 3.25 Trim shoe: styles thai fashion-conscious teen-agers and their thrifty mothers are looking for! Your daughter will wear them with her stacks as well as to school! if she does a lot of walking, sh'll want cither a classic oxford or the moc vamp style in smooth brown leather with leather soles and walking height heels. The moc oxford with black robber sole is built for action! MISSES'BROWN SPORT OXFORDS 2.29 BOYS' MANNISH OXFORDS 2.89 The comfortable, sturdy leather oxfords younger girls take to because they're styled like Big Sister's! Both the race type and the perforated oxfords are ideal for school! Sizes 12Vz (o 3. Rationed. These neat oxfords are every bit as trim as Dad's, and just as sturdy! The wing tip oxford with new Plioflex soles, and the moc oxford with lire-cord soles are but two of Wards smart styles. YOUTHS' WING TIP OXFORD 1.79 He'il get tots of wear from this good-looking oxford in rugged brown leather with Pliofle* sole! YOUTHS' BUFFALO OXFORD 2.98 Genuine buffalo with non-$cuff tip mokes this as rugged o shoe as you can find. Rotioncd- NON SCUFF TIP OXFORD 2,29 Children's neat brown oxford wilh reinforced iTp to prevent jcuffing. Sizes 8'/l to 12. CHUBBY ANKLE ROOT } 69 Y/hito kid, made to give infants' chubby onWss the support they need. Sfzes 2 to 4, not cch'oncd. ._ Drastic Reduction. 350 Woman's Winter Coots to choose ^ Jf f'°«" f°r final clearance. Displayed on main floor. .Montgomery

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