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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 16, 1944
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, Feb. 1C, 1944 11 MASON crrr GLOBE-GAZETTE Rationing Calendar KOW VALID: Brown meat «Urap3 V. W, X, Y, Book 3. Green stamps G, H, J, K, L, M, Boole 4, Sugar stamp No. 30. Book 4. good for 5 pounds. Sugar Stamp No. 40, good for 5 pounds for canning, through Feb. 2fl. 1945. Shoes, ttamp 18, Book 1, and Airplane stamp 1, Boole 3. good Indefinitely. Gasoline , 50 A coupons good for 3 gallons: B · and C (Issued prior to Dec. 1» good for 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 good for 10 gallons each, reb. 20; Green stamps G. H, J. expire. Feb. 2»: Brown meat stamp Z valid, Feb. 26: Brown meat stamps V, W X, expire. F«b. t8: Fourth inspection period. CJaw B * ration expires; Fifth Inspection period. Class C ration or bulk'coupons expire- March 13: Fuel oil period 3 coupons expire. March M: Green stamps K, L. M expire, expire. Mrcb. 20; Brown stamps V. Z expire. March 2): Gasoline A coupon. No. 10 ex- pites. Mircfa 31: Sugar coupon No, 30 expires. March 31: Third inspection period. Class A ration expires. Commercial vehicles: Every 6 months or every .5.000 miles, whichever occurs - sooner. ! Certificates no longer needed for recapping tires. ! Late applicants for war ration Book 4: '·', Apply in person at your local board and j present Book 3. j Mason City Calendar ·1 F«b. IS--C. ChJa-1 C h e n g , nalive of -' China. International Understanding lecture at high school auditorium at S P. m. ,lb. 21--Annual spring meeting of Cerro Gordo County Tuteiculosls association at 6:30 in English room ol Green .Mill. Feb. 22--Retailers' Victory b o n d party and dance. March 13--School election. TBJMeeting^to Hear Dr. Parsons Movie Menu CJX'IL--"DtstinatEon Tokyo" no«r pliy- iaf. "Mldinnc Curie" stirls Saturday. PALACE--"Ijrceny Wilh Music" and ·Mystery Broadcast" now shotrini. STKA.ND--"Sine Your Worries Away" and "Hitler's Chilflrtn" end Wednesday. "Ihlrd Fint«r Led Hand" and ·Death Valley Manhunt" start- Thursday. BTATE-- "St» t e Door Canteen" ends Wednesday. "The Kansan" and "Naity : Nuisance" start Thursday. | ''AKE--''Government Girl" ends Tburs- HERE IN MASON CITY Buy your J. E. Watkins Products : at 404 6th S. E. Mrs. Mae Ford. 4379 i A son weighing; 5 pounds 12 ·J ?iV-n C V v = s b °TM to Mr ' and Mrs - ·! Willard Brager, Ventura, at the ·j Mercy hospital Tuesday. V New Location Kcmblc's Don-nil town Flower Shop. 1:5 N. Federal. A daughter weighing 7 pounds \s ounces was born to Mr. and 11 Mrs. R. C. Robinett, 402 Jackson 1: N. W., at the Mercy hospital Tues|' day. Wallpaper Specials 25c a bundle and up. Boomhower Hardware. ; Louis H. Cook, director of re- · search for the Iowa Statae Tax Commission, will be the speaker at tho TMTM TM « « f ; _ « o£ Kiwanis --- -" *iit.t.iiii£ uj, JV1WUI1I5 club Thursday at the Hotel Han- 't ford. Firemen ivere called io the 800 V block on Delaware S. E., at 9:10 P- m. when natural gas leaking from a main caught fire from a cigaret. The fire was extinguished with a shovel. Sam W. Waymer, Kansas City, .deputy regional executive for the '(Boy Scouts of America, is spencl- ;-pg the week in the Winnebaeo council on his regular service lour. He attended the executive committee meeting at Mason City (Tuesday noon and was on the pro- ·*""" for the Mitchell district of honor at Ricevillc Wed" evening. ] FORFEITS S10 BOND ' · EIec.0 Perez, 724 President S. i W. forfeited a $10 bond before Police, Judge M o r r i s L a i r d Wednesday on a charge of intoxication. Perez was arrested "by Police m the 400 block on South J? ederal. There are more than 26 million cows on United States farms. Place Your Order NOW For House and Barn PAINT Boomhower HARDWARE Keep Those Tin Cons-- ANNUAL SESSION _, OF CERRO GORDO TTus Isn't a One-Week War UNIT ON MONDAY ~ GET 'EM READY FOR BIG SPRING SALVAGE PICKUP Election of Officers and Reports on Seal Sale'to Take Place, The annual spring meeting of the Cerro Gordo County Tuberculosis association will be held in the English room ot the Green Mill next Monday evening, starting with a 6:30 o'clock dinner, according to Dr. V. E. Wicks, president. Guest speaker at the meeting vriJl be Dr. John Parsons, Des Moines, who lias been actively associated with tuberculosis work in Iowa lor years. The business session will include election of officers for the coming year and directors for a S year term. Reports will be made by Mrs. R. E. Nyquist, county seal sale chairman, and Mrs. Floyd Johnson, Mason City chairman, on the most successful campaign ever held in the county. The meeting'is open to all persons supporting the organization by the purchase of Christmas seals. Establishes World Record in Firing Gun Pfc. Alex Preftakes, son of Air and Mrs. Peter Preftakes 405 \Vest State, has established a new world's record in firing a trench mortar gun, firing 299 out of a possible 300 shots, according to a telephone call received here from Marine Pvt. Dick Bailey San Diego, Cal. - ' Pfc. Preftakes enlisted with the marines a year ago and was firsl sent to Millsaps college, Jackson, Miss., as a student in the marine corps. He took his boot training at San Diego. Cal. Pvt. Dick Bailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy L. Bailey, 1104 2nd S. W., entered service with the marines at the same time and has been with Preftakes throughout their training. He is with the engineers and expects to go on overseas duty soon. Fire Which Started^ in Closet Destroys Nick Homerding Home A fire which was believed to have started in a clothes closet, practically destroyed the- apartment residence of Nick Homerding, 325 3rd S. W., Tuesday, according to firemen. The off shift was called but remained at the central station the event of another fire Eour lines' of I'.i inch hose, ,, booster line and 2 hydrants were used at the fire. Fire burned up through the ceiling of the apartment and under the joists to the opposite end of the building before it was extinguished. Mrs. Daisy Scott Rites Held; Burial at Elmwood Cemetery Funeral services for Mrs. Daisy Crosby Scott, 65, Hanlontown who died at Mason City hospital early Sunday morning, following an illness, were held at the Major Memorial chapel Tuesday afternoon, with the Rev. George O Marsh, pastor of the First Christian church, officiating. Mrs. Phillip Jacobson sang "The Old Rugged Cross" and "In the Garden." Mrs. Roy Servison accompanied. Mrs. 'Susie Keltz was in charge o£ flowers. ' Pallbearers were A. Lehman O L. Wardwell, D. L. Kasser and Arnold Talle. Burial was at Elmwood cemetery. The Major funeral home in charge. THE BEST IN GLASSES at LOWER PRICES Are Yours at Mason City Branch of the Service Optical Co. of Des Moines Uira, t,r t «t ««t,il Op(i«I Fitn,-Br, n cht5 In rtinclp.l Co*. Cili.i Here at Our Mason City Office Von Can Get Complete First Class Eyeglass Service x by 2- '*" iccordin « For a Better Deal On Eyeglasses SERVICE OPTICAL CO. 207 SOUTH FEDERAL AVE. Ground Floor -ss,^^^^^ in war bonds from E. A. Pottei an I. O. 0. F. member. the transaction is Oliver F. Repp, 2 master of the grand lodge off- Iowa, shown standing. The purchase was made by Mrs Huffman for the Rebekah assembly. The funds came from the endowment fund for the I. O. O. F home in Mason City, a fund which was raised by Odd Fellows and Rebekah lodges throughout the state. Also purchased Tuesday to help boost the Cerro Gordo county total for the 4th war loan drive was 51,000 in war bonds for the STATE INCOME TAX ALSO DUE Individual Blanks Not to Be Mailed This Year A reminder that state income tax returns also must be filed this year was given North lowans Wednesday by L. W. Williams Mason City, district supervisor for the state tax commission. Individual blanks for the return will not be mailed out this year, he reported. Anyone with a gross income for 1943 of 51,000, if single, or $1,500, if married must file a return, Mr. Williams added, regardless of whether or not any tax is due Blanks are available at all banks and the county treasurers' offices in the courthouses as well as at Mr. Williams' office in the courthouse in Mason City. The returns must be mailed not later than March 30, according to law. The taxpayer also is authorized to reduce the amount of tax he figures by one-half as was done last year, Mr. Williams said. Mrs. C. Cummings Rites Held; Burial m Elmwood Cemetery. Funeral services for Mrs. Christina Cummings, 94, who died suddenly Saturday at her home 942 Delaware N. E., following nn illness, were held at the Major Memorial chapel Tuesday afternoon, with Doctor Paul Peterson, pastor of the Arnold Wesley Methodist church, officiating. Mrs. Harold Wolfe sang "The Old Kugged Cross" and "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere." Mrs. Roy Servison accompanied. Mrs. Milton Decker and Mrs. Gerald Snyder were in charge of flowers. Pallbearers were Ralph Bowen Lloyd Allen. Carl Grupp, P l0 y Taylor, Gerald Snyder and Richard Grupp. Burial was in Elmwood cemetery. The Major funeral home in charge. Chain Stores, Mail 'rder Houses Account for 4th of Retail Sales Washington, (U.R)--Chain stores and mail order houses, with record 1943 sales aggregating S14,- 500,000,000, accounted for almost one-fourth of all retail sales in the United States last year, the commerce department reported Wednesday. A study published in the department's monthly magazine, Survey of Current Business said the 1943 chain store-mail order sMes indicated the spending of approximately Sll?, per capita by the civilian population in chain AAA NOW PAYING DAIRY SUBSIDY January Applications to Be Filed by March 31 Dairy are now , or e Rebekah degree team and $1 333 for the Queen Hebekah lodge in Mason City. This is the 2nd time the I. O. O. F. lodge has made substantial war bond purchases in Cerro Gordo county, 510,000 havinm . ..-been invested in 3rd war loan- vhlle milk bonds. feed bein subsidy payments made on January NON-YELLOWING W H I T E E N A M E L Full-lustre, tile- like finish Iliac won't turn y«l» low in kitchcni or bathrooms.. · _ Coven in on« coat . . . Stiyi R-ishable . . . Dries overniiht- Quart This purchase in behalf of the Rebekah assembly Tuesday raises to $122,026.50 the amount invested m war bonds by the Iowa grand lodge endowment fund (Lock photo, Kayenay engraving) 350"Students at Y. M. Youth Center Event Nearly 350 attended the youth recreation center program at the i. M. C. A. Tuesdav evenin" From 7:30 to 10:30 the hi»h school students danced in the banquet room or played ping- pong and checkers in the Hi-Y room. New coat racks are being built in order to care for wraps. One large enough for 200 coats is being completed and others will be built as needed. A coat checking system will be worked out in the near future with someone permanently in charge. As yet students .have not found a suitable name for the center, but several names arc being considered. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Girton and Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Dillon chaperoned the Tuesday night dance. Standard Oil Gives Cerro Gordo Bond Credit of $110,000 Allocation of SI10.000 in wnr bond purchases to Cerro Gordo county in the 4th war loan drive by the Standard Oil company of Indiana was announced Wednes- ! day by J. B. Welsh, local repre- ' seniativc. The local allocation was i part of the $10,000,000 subs-crip- ! tion made by the company in this ! war bond campaign. i Previously the company had I been making its subscription on I n national basis in a few large! amounts with the principal cities 1 in which it operates getting most' of the credit. } In order to assure distribution of its 4th War loan subscription in I accordance wi!h the new policy. ! the company submitted more than a thousand separate allocations to the Federal Reserve bank of Chicago through which credit will be accorded the individual counties. ^ -- . . . . . · -- _ . . i C T H K . V A t U l l a l i l l l W i l l V sales of butterfat and whole milk according to an announcement Wednesday by Clarence E. Ulum chairman of the Cerro Gordo county AAA committee. , Individuals selling bulferiat or hile mill; in January may receive the subsidy payment any -- -- --"«··..· I'ttJ 1111,11V llll time durins the month of February. The new rates established are ·5 cents a hundred pounds on whole milk and 5 cents a pound on butterfat. · Persons who were unable to obtain satisfactory evidence of October. November arid December production and sales may now receive payments for thos'e months by filing ^uch evidence with the county AAA committee before Feb. 2!). Application for the January subsidy payment must be filed not later than March 31. The dairy feed subsidy payments arc made to partly reimburse farmers for the increased cost of ffrain and protein supplement in an effort to keen production of dairy products to a high level and to keep the cost of dairy products to the consumer down Dairy feed subsidy payments have been made in Cerro Gordo county for the last quarter of 1U43 on 329,«:u pounds oC butterfat and 25,170 pounds of milk, making a total ol $20,774.24 Ronneberg Speaks at Ames Dairy Conference manager of Urgent Need for Tin Sounded by Flagman, State Branch Chief The urgent need for tin cans from which jo obtain the strategic material, t i n , is being reflected in appeals to county chairmen in the campaign from Herbert C. Flagman, executive secretary for Iowa of the general salvage branch of the war production board. Mrs. H. C. Pendergraft, Mason City women's salvage chairman was informed that Iowa fell down miserably in tin can collection this winter. In December Iowa shipped only 88 t o n s -- 1 6 tons from Davenport, 56 tons from Des Moines and 10 tons from Waterloo. · But if Slason City, Cerro Gordo and Xorlh Iowa housewives arc doing what is their patriotic duty, they arc saving up u l,i K reserve of uroccsscil tin cans ready for (he sunns: pickup, Mrs. Pcnaergraft stated. Because of limitations in trans- Allan Duitman Begins Duties as Field Scout Executive Completes National Boy Scout Council's Course in N. J. for Executives Allan Duilimin, Scoutmaster o[ troop 21 and active in the leadership training work as director of a numbci- of the courses during the last 4 years, Wednesday assumed hia duties as field Scout executive for the Winnebugo council ot the Boy Scouts of America Mr. Duitman returned Tuesday from Mendham, K. J., where he had attended for the last month the executive training school operated by the national council of the Boy Scouts of America. The new Scout executive formerly was employed by Sears Roebuck and company's store in' Mason City, having come here from Chicago 1 4 years ago. He is a native o£ Waupim, Wis. He has been Scoutmaster of troop 21 sponsored by the First Congregational church of which he is an active member. ALLAN UVJITMAN' --Lock photo Capt. van der Linden on Move Again Testing Troops Former Globe-Gazette Employe Giving Corps Fitness Tests Capt. John Van Der Linden, formerly of the Globe-Gazette news staff, writes from Camp Hucker, Ala., where he has buen stationed the last few weeks, that he has been doing some traveling lately and that it looks as though he would be doing a lot more. The traveling is in connection ^.....·uau u ( miiKaiions m trans- ·""· 'raveling is in connection portation it is not fea=ible-to hold with his latest assignment, that tin can pickups in Mason City °£ giving corps "physical fitness more than twice a year, but this tests." At the time of writing he" SII Oil Id tlflh if C C O n t Vin unit ·.·*·.,·. ^ r wriC f 1 tltclii rid t lin 4m-l.. -.i- - I 1 - . . - ^ , - u j - i - i i i , mil, U n a should not lessen the volume of tin cans out of this community it was pointed out. Plans will In; in the miikiii" soon for the Mason City sprins nickui) and every home in the city should have a simply of tin c;ms that :ue clean, tops and bottoms removed, flattened and paper wrapper removed. These tin cans can be kept in a box or basket container ready for the time when they can be placed on the curb in front of the house for the spring pickup. Something of the critical need for tin cans is shown in the appeal of Flagman to the county ;md city organizations in campaign. "This is no lime for complacency--for thinking the war is 'in was finishing the tests at Camp Ruckcr and was planning to go to Fort Bcrmin", Ga.. to arraiT'c for similar tests there. He wrote that he also expected to make trips to Camp Shelby, jMiss.; Camp Gordon, Ga., and Fort Jackson, S. Car., all containing troops the bag' and that we need .«, longer save scrap iron and steel fats and grease, tin cans, rags waste paper and* other items " 7i" wrote. "Kemember that the Japs have captured and still bpld 70 per cent of the world's production of tin out nf which the United States used to Ret 90 per cent of its needs. Our stockpiles of tin must be carefully guarded. A limitci) amount of tin comes from Bolivia Africa, Wales and a few remote areas of the world. "Much of our recoverable tin must come from used tin cans So, until the. time when the" United _Nations*1i:ivc captured the large tin producing areas of the world and have freed the -seas of enemy submarines we must augment our supply of tin in every signed to his corps. But," ho states, he always "did like to travel." Before goins to Camp Ituckcr, C:ipt. Van Der Linden Imd been on maneuvers in Louisiana and was train commander of the troop (rain taking IX Corps from there to Camp Kucker. "Sixty hours later," he writes, .,,..,..., "we had completed our journey the t i n ) (700 miles by auto!) by a sort o'f | 'great circle route' which took cis through (in order) Louisiana. Texas, Arkansas. Tennessee. Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee (again), and finally to Atlanta, Ga. "It's a miracle to me hoiv the nenls possible xvay and therefore must make tin can.salvage a program for the duration ot the war. "Tin can salvage is not just a one-week, or a one-month drive any more than this is a one-week or a one-month war. Every household must remember that the saving and preparing of tin cans is a continuous job ns long as we have a war on our hands'" A. L. = , Iowa State Brand Creameries Inc.. was in Ames Wednesday attending the 3-day dairy industry week war conference at lown State college. He was one of a number ot speakers on the scs- ,,,«,,, ,,, t n u u m , G , sjons devoted to butter, ice cream, first loUors o""ho market milk and milk sanitarians ' " Mr. Ronneberg was on the buttd- leiiiaminq letters are ftu- -i I-ito WeSaf atllnu^' Cd *"· £? orVominenr^'in %£ How To Uncle Sam Soulh Portland, JJe., (U.R) The British ministry of war shipping has its own method of choosiiv- n name for cargo vessels built fo'r hem in the United States. The - . -- _. ..._ name nvc in deference to "Uncle Sam." the ing letters are for a I;ikc. railroad ever figured out such an itinerary, but they managed it. Anfl it must have been necessary --mule evidence (o prove the IcuRllis to which they must go to handle (he tremendous troop movements continually u n d e r way. "Anyhow," he continues, "we got to Fort McPherson. which is in the outskirts of Atlanta, and Shortly thereafter the good wife arrived and we have been and will be enjoying it very much. They (ell me t h a t - A t l a n t a has 5 girls to every man! It's a pity that they station ineligible old mar- ciecl men like me in such a place." Capt. and Mrs. Van Der Linden were in Mason City d u r i n g the holidays. Brother and Mother of Blanche Ely Die Only One Day Apart Clarence Ely. Denver Colo brother of Miss Blanche Ely, former teacher at Washington school. Mason City, died Sunday, according to word received here. The following day her mother- died at Wintersct, Iowa. Surviving are her father, a brother and sister. Funeral services for Mr. Ely were held Wednesday at Denver. CAPT. JOHN VAX DElt LINDEN Col. Wallace Addresses 80 at Men's Club Col. Irving "Speed" Wallace author and explorer of Latin America, addressed approximately 80 men at the pancake dinner ot the mt^n's club of the First Conrgegational church Tuesday evening. He told o£ his travels and experiences in Mexico and displayed a large collection of Mexican handicraft. The speaker was introduced by Warren Kuby, Mason City high school art instructor and illustrator of Col. Wallace's last book President Samuel P. Griesemer was in charge of the meeting Glen H. Doty was chairman of the program committee. Howard Grimm, aviation ord- nanceman 3/c, on furlough from the southwest Pacific, was the guest of honor. He wears the Purple Heart for wounds received nt Pearl Harbor and also took part in the Midway and Coral Sea battles. Ninety-one per cent of Great Britain's single women between 18 and 40 are in war industry or women's volunteer services. Officers Re-EIected by Co-Op Oil Company J. B. Rooney. Dougherty, \Vas re-elected president of the Farmers Co-Operative Gas and Oil company at the annual meeting of the stockholders and directors at the Y. JJ. C. A. Approximately 220 persons attended the meeting. C. M. Schumacher, Thornton was re-elected treasurer, and John Ashland, Clear Lake, was again named secretary. ! Main speaker at the meeting! was the Rev. Alvin N. Kogness. Reports were given by the officers. Buy War Savings Bonds and ! Stamps from your Globe-Gazelle ! carrier boy. FINE DIAMONDS Great Ring Viiliics ADY'S WATCH SHOP 19 IVest State Phone 889 NOW ANY W O M A N CAN M A N - S I Z E D J O B Enjoy Clean, Free Running Drains Clogged, dirty and smelly drains are a definite menace to the health of your family. Dangerous sewer germs lurk and breed in the filth, grease and refuse that stop up your pipes. The minute you nonce a slow-running drain, put a Carter Water Pressure Dram Cleaner to work. It will clean out filth, soap cards corrosion and other stoppages in double-quick time! Any housewife can handle it, readily. SO EASY TO USE The Carter is a patented device that uses water pressure to clean clrains-and operates on an entirely different principle from anything you have ever seen. Simply attach and it works automatically. Has no moving parts. Uses no caustics or other dangerous chemicals. Good for m a n y years of service-wherever you want it, whenever you want it! wjrt 2Vi !l. hose. family size, witfi 7'/i ft. hose, $3.95 Carter Water Pressure Drain ^Cleaner CURRIE-VAN NESS CO. 22 E. STATE

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