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SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 1943 YIELD REPORTED TOPS IN HISTORY Total Is $72,591,792 as 5 Taxes Hit Peaks DES MOINES, yP)_The nation's first year in World war II sent Iowa's income from special taxes soaring to the highest yield in the state's history, it was reported Friday by W. G. C. Bagley, state treasurer. Iowa's 13 special taxes and liquor store profits in 1942 totaled nearly 4% millions above the previous year, it was disclosed when Bagley entered 1942 figures into the records. Total yield from 14 sources was $72,591,792. Five special taxes hit all-time peaks. Sales tax receipts, barometer of the expenditures of the state's citizenry, amounted to $19,329,112 establishing a new record for the fourth consecutive year. The 1941 sales tax yield was exceeded by 52,057,038. State income tax totals al«o shattered the 1941 record high. Income receipts amounted to $8,491,482, a new record for the third straight year. Liquor profits from the state's retail stores was 55,000,000, nearly one and one-half millions over the 1941 figure. Cigaret, insurance premium and inheritance returns all beat the 1941 totals. The war brought some decreases in tax collections, however. Gasoline tax revenue dropped $1,331 614 to $16,868,577, and motor registration fees totaled $13,248,126 down nearly $450,000 from 1941. Other yields down slightly were oleomargarine inspection fees and chain store taxes. "The railway equipment car tax increased for the fourth consecutive year and the state barrelage Income From Special Taxes Soars in First Year of War Navy Reports lowan Missing GOLDFIELD -- Mr. and Mrs. Robert Haupt and Elliot Lee of Des Moines were guests the first of the week at the Rev. John Haupt home. CRYSTAL LAKE--Juanita Earp of Iowa City is home spending New Year's with her mother, Mrs. J. O. Earp: GOLDFIELD --Junior Fuss of Estherville is spending the holidays at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Wiggins. DUMONT--The navy department reports that Newton Lee Vane, 22, above, son of Mrs, Oliver, Stubhe, is missing in action. Mrs. Stubbe also has another son serving with the navy. Joseph Titus Vane. A daughter, Jane Vane, lives at home. RETIRED FARMER DIES SUDDENLY Lifelong lowan Was President of Co-Op MANLY -- Henry Benjegerdes, 72 years old, died suddenly here Friday, Jan. 1 . H e was born in a e GarnaviJJo, Iowa, but had made | stationed at Camp Hullen. Tex HERE and THERE Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North lowo ond Southern Minnesota -£,o'"-*- '.imiiiug m uLs luomes in recent 5»T. ANSGAR--Mr. and Mrs. months, is spending the week at Harold Goodrich, Bonnie and Don of Dayton are spending a few days at the home of Mrs. Goodrich's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Gunderson. CHESTER--Mr. and Mrs. Harvard Barr of Janesville are visiting at the parental Frank Prohaska hoine. GREENE -- Norma Montgomery of Greene, who teaches in a rural school in Butler county, is spending a two weeks vacation with relatives at Gulfport. Miss OSAGE--The condition of Mrs. Amelia Graff, 06, is reported as satisfactory at the Nissen hospital. Mrs. Graff seriously injured her leg when she slipped into the state highway truck that was cleaning and scraping the ice from the Seventh and Main street intersections. RAKE -- Mr. and Mrs. Paul Moore and family of Buffalo, Minn., visited at the Raymond Nelson home on Wednesday. NASHUA--Lt. G. M. Ellison of the army medical corps, son of G E. Ellison, former editor of the Nashua Reoorter. and Mrs. Ellison, is to go to Washington, D. C his home in Worth county since tax on beer gained for the fuTst 1879, and had farmed in that wne since 1938. county Emce 18g5 He was president of the Farmers' Co-operative company. He iss urvived by two daughters, Mrs. Courtney Lawyer and Miss Elsie Benjeegrdes, both of Manly; one son, Dr. T. D. Benjegerdes o£ Beaver, plda.; three brothers, Emil, Carl, and P. B. Benjegerdes, all of Manly; and three sisters, Mrs. Herman Dobel, Mrs. A. T. Dobel, and Miss Minnie Benjegerdes. Three grandsons and one granddaughter also survive. Funeral sendees will he held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at St. Paul's church. The Rev. Paul Laubengayer is in charge. Burial will be at Plymouth. Friends may call at the Brides funeral home. ASK MINNESOTA AIRPORT FUNDS Commission to Seek Network of Airfields ST. PAUL, Minn., (U.R)--The Minnesota aeronautics commission planned Saturday to ask the le"- islature for additional funds to provide a statewide network of airports designed to make the state a hub of post-war global air travel and freight transportation * * * :. In a report prepared for the legislature, t h e commission said Minnesota "lies or, the most direct air route to the Orient, and provides quick and easy access to northwestern' Canada. Alaska. Russia. China. India and the South Seas." * * * "The Twin Cities area is the natural location for one of the great aviation centers of the nation," the report said. The commission declared Minnesota had "lost immeasurably" in aviation leadership during the last 10 years, dropping from among the first 15 states to "well dov.Ti toward the bottom." The commission cited Nebraska with 16 airports as large ns Wold-Chamberliin field in Minneapolis as an example of Minnesota's lagging position in the field of aeronautics. A primary system of 12 airports to be located at M.inkato. Brainerd, Winona, A u s t i n . TVorthinffton, Faribaalt, Grand Rapids, Detroit Lakes, Red ·Win*. CrnoRston, Fergus Falls and Jfew Vtm. was suggested by the commission. In addition, the commission's proposed a secondary system of airports to be located at 52 other Minnesota towns. , The commission's airport construction plans call for the state to provide grading ar.d drainage pt 640 acres for each field, paving of two runways 150 feet wide and 4,000 feet long and installation of basic lighting facilities. Blames "Night Out" for Making Him Kill Mother in London LONDON, flj.fi) -- Berek Thayer Lees-Smith, 20, blamed a "night out" Saturday for making him kill his mother, Mrs. Marion Scott Key Lees-Smith, a wealthy and socially prominent A m e r i c a n who claimed descent from Francis Scott Key, composer of "The Star Spangled Banner." The body of Mrs. Lees-Smith, 50, was found Thursday in her apartment in t h e fashionable Marylebone district of the west end. A detective inspector testified that Lees-Smith, a graduate of Cambridge, had confessed when he was arrested. DECORAH -- M i s s Everetta 3eardon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Everett Heavdon, is spending the lolidays with her parents. Miss iteardon is a student at Milwaukee Downer college and has been chosen queen of the junior prom which will be held sometime i: January. CRESCO --Kenneth Craft, who is in the U. S. army "somewhere' overseas, sent a holiday greeting by cablegram to his parents, Mr Cornell Students Get Extra Week When Navy Equipment Is Delayed MOUNT VEHNOW--- President John B. Magee of Cornell .College has announced an extension of its holiday recess until Monday, Jan. 11, rather than Jan. 7, as previously planned. The vacation period has been extended because of the delays in equipment delivery necessary for converting Cornell's facilities to handle both the liberal arts college and the navy preparatory flight training program. Cornell students arc being notified both by wire and mail asking them not to report back to the campus before Sunday, Jan. 10, except for a limited number of students on the college employment program who received special notice. The first class will be at 7:45 a. m. Monday, Jan. 11, and ine first meal will be served at Pfeiffer hall 'Sunday evening, Jan. 10. Workers Accept Calmly 7 County Job Freeze in Vital Industries DES MOINES, (/P)--William S. Barnes said that workers are accepting "calmly and sensibly" the seven-county job-freezing program in the Des Moines area. The agreement, which freezes vital and essential workers to their jobs, became effective Friday. Barnes, chairman of the area war manpower commission, said reports indicated that comparatively few persons resigned their jobs because of "fear" of the new plan. Those employes who have quit their jobs failed to understand the agreement, designed to hold essen ttal workers to their jobs and thu: added that the freezing measure: are not permanent. "Some people thought the pro gram would freeze them at theu present job for the rest of their lives,'" the manpower chairman said. W. R. COTHERN, M. D. RECTAL SPECIALIST RECTAL DISEASES treated by mild office and ITS salisficd is avoided and you s ' iu Mason cii ^ Ward Craft of 'nea and Mrs. fresco. RUDD--Miss Cleone Blunt, whc is now a member o£ the WAAC at Fort Des Moines. has concludes a VIEH here with her brother, L. M Blunt, and family. EAGLE GROVE--Mr. and Mrs Philip Gnffm of Hawarden spen Christmas and several days fol lowing, as guests of the former' sister and brother, Miss Kather '" Thomas I- Griffin -- L i e u t . Everet Martin, son of Mr. and Mrs Francis Martin, has returned t his camp in Ohio after spendin his Christmas leave here " KAXAWHA--Mrs. James Yea kel was honored at a birthda- dinner at her home Tuesday eve ning. Guests included Mr. am Mrs. Joe Larson and family am ftylo Cnrr of Nevada CRYSTAL LAKE--Mrs. Alvin Matson and infant son came horn Tuesday from the Irish hospita in Forest City. GOLDFIELD -- Mrs. W. B Coulter and Forrest Coulte spent several days the first of th week at Winnebago, Minn., having been called there by the deatl of Mr. Coulter's sister, Mrs Wil Colby. W. R, Coulter was unabl to go because of illness ST. AXSGAR -- Virginia Wai ters of Washington, D. C., was recent visitor at the home of he cousin, Mrs. William Belz CHESTER -- Mrs. Lee Teac and Miss Virginia Anderson \ven to Rockford, 111., Wednesday for few days visit with Mrs. Lconar Kolstad. RAKE--John Sunde of Gre; Lakes naval training station vi; ited at the home of his brothe Edwin Sunde and family week. EAGLE GROVE--Thomas Har ot Beaumont, Texas, and Huber Hart of Corpus Christi, Texas, ar visiting their parents, Mr. nr Mrs. John Hart. Both boys are the coast guard. CRESCO--Mr. and Mrs. He man Ernst have received wor thi that their son, Clarence, wh has been stationed at Camp Le Va. r has been advanced to th rank of second lieutenant. He vis ited a few days with his parenl here before being transferrc elsewhere. ST. AXSGAR -- Bertram / Janzow, age '24. son of Mr. an Mrs. August Jnnz'ow, has bee transferred from the Great Lake Training Station to the U. S. nav hospital at Corpus Christi, Texa GOLDFIELD -- Captain and Mrs. Sidney C. Cleveland of CORWITH--Wendell Woodbury, ·ho recently was graduated from he state university at Iowa City, sceived orders to report at Fort lenning, Ga., Jan. 31, to complete is officers training. CRYSTAL LAKE--Mrs. Ejnan ohnson returned home Tuesdav ·om Forest City where she had ibmitted to a major operation at he Irish hospital. GOLDFIELD -- Lester Olson, 'ho has been taking signal corps ·aining in Des Moines in recent IB parental L. L. Olson home. -He iaves Monday for Fort Leaven- .'orth, Kans., where he has been ssigned for supplemental instruc- Lon. RUDD--Miss Ruth Wallbum left tr Chicago Thursday noon after a isit here with her parents. GOLDFIELD -- Lester Hanson, ·ho recently enlisted in the navy, sft Thursday for Des ,Moines .'here he reported for duty. Mrs. lanson and children will continue o reside in Goldfield for the pres- nt. ST. ANSGAR--Mary Ann Balsey, who is taking a nurse's train- ng at Rochester, is spending two veeks at the parental James Balsey home. GREENE--Miss Betty Lindell etumed to her duties in the postal elegraph company at Minneapolis, Tuesday after a short vaca- ion spent here with her parents, ·Tr. and Mrs. A. F. Lindel). OSAGE--Among I**, births at he Nissen hospital are: A son to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Eisterhold f Meyer: a son to Mr. and Mrs. vlarvin Sharp of Orchard; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Matt Fox of New laven; a daughter to Mr. and Urs. Arthur Rauen of Stacyville. RAKE--Harold Lee of Ransom, ill., is visiting at the home of his grandmother, Mrs. Hannah Soren- lon and other relatives here. POPE.IOY--Mrs. Max Trousdale recently resigned her position as teacher in the rural school, Alden No. 2. and left Thursday for Lawton, Okla., to be near her hus- aand, who is stationed at Fort Sill. Mrs. Fern Bailey will fill the vacancy made by Mrs. Trousdale. KANAWHA--Leonard S o b e k has received word that his brother Gordon, is recovering from a fool injury received while in action in New Guinea. GOLDFIELD--Mr. and M r s Clinton Woodward of Sioux Falls S. Dak., and Mrs. Stanley Machacek of Cedar Rapids were guests a the parental J. A. Matheson home several days the past week. CRYSTAL LAKE--The infan son of Mr. and Mrs. Luvern Smith is ill at home in Crystal Lake, o pneumonia. SHEFFIELD--Richard Furness Ph. M. 3/c who is in training a the national medical center, Bethesda, Me!., came Thursday for a furlough at the home of his p'ar- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Furriers DECORAH--E a r 1 Headiiigton George Carlson. Carl Cole am Raymond Quandahl have returnee from Dawton Creek, Alaska, wher they have been employed on th_ Alaskan highway. They plan to remain here for about a month CRESCO--Pvt. Edward On'dra- set, stationed xvith the U. S. armj at Pine Bluff, Ark., spent a fev days furlough with his parent Mr. and Mrs. James Ondrasek here, ALLISON--Pvt. Don dpperman of Camp Barkeley, Tex., arrive. Thursday morning on a ten da- furlough. He will visit his moth er, Mrs. Dessie Opperman, am other relatives. ST. ANSGAR--P. E. Highum o Fort St. John, British Columbi Canada, is visiting at the T. A Groth home. Mrs. Highum and son have been at the parental Grot home while Mr. Highum has bee employed in the construction o tae Alaska highway since last .Tub He will return to Alaska in month. GOLDFIELD--Thomas J. Ust» returned home the first of th v;eek from the Iowa Methodis hospital, Des Moines, where he re cently underwent a major onera tion. GOLDFIELD--Mrs. George Fri day of Cedar Rapids is spendin the week with friends in this vi cimty and Mr. Friday is spendin the week at Perry, Iowa, on busi ness. FOREST CITY--Mrs. Clara Car son and son, Carol, returned fron Arlington Heights, 111., Wedne day. They had gone there to a tend the funeral of her sister Mi Sarah Weeks. RICEVILLE--Mrs. J. A. Uran wife of Dr. Uran, is spending two months vacation in Des Moin- with her daughters, the Misses El uai worKers to their jobs and thus *'""· °'«'"-T ~ t-ievciand of forestall labor shortages and labor " Ion '-.g°ruery, Ala., were visiting "piracy," Barnes explained. He r ? Iatlvc s and friends in this vi- added that the freezine measures F lmty th!s w e*. Captain Cleve- -- --^. Capta... ^.^.*_land is serving in the operations detail. He and Mrs. Cleveland drove their car here EAGLE GROVE--Mr. and Mrs. Howard Schoonover were holiday guests o£ Mr. and Mrs. Art NO NEED TO TRAVEL SEVERAL HUNDRED MILES o -el v ^rlT-T ln J 1 ,* 80 " City lwc " t --f°«'- «ars and cuar- y \\ork. I do not travel from place to place. Private diseases of men and women successfully treated. * EAST STATE ST. QV E K 1ELLAXD AND HANES Packard in Mason City. KANAWHA -- Airs. V i o l e t Coons has returned to her home at Longmont, Colo., after visiting in the homo of her son-in-law and daughter. Dr. and Mrs. George Daniels. CORWITH--Walter Claude of Omaha and Mrs. Velma McClosgy of Granville, N. Dak., have been called to Corwith because of the death of their father, Julius Hens- -Tom Sullivan re- chen. CHESTER signed his position as janitor at the public school and went to Burlington where he is employed at the ordnance plant. Tom Edwards takes his place as janitor. ---- ,,,,,,,.,.. n,* ,j f fci^t, i»iIO.1CJ J len Vivian and Margaret Uran - . -- Mr. and Mrs. Or ville Faber have returned to the home at Ov.-atonna, Minn., afte having spent several days at th homes of their parents, Mr. an Mrs. G. W. Judd and Mr. and Mr L. E. Faber. KANAWHA-- Mrs. Tillie Hughe has moved to Goldfieid to mak her home with her daughter. CORWITH-- Miss Bertie Mitch ell, who has been confined to he home following an operation, wa taken back to the Mercy hospita at Mason City Thursday for ob servation and treatment. CRYSTAL LAKE-- Mr. and Mr Loren Farrell are the parents c a daughter, Irene Beverly, bor at ihe home Tuesdav morning GOLDFIELD-- Miis Martha Ka belc was a caller at Rocheste Minn., this week, where she wei for a checkup at the Mayo clini ST. AXSGAR-- Miss Delia Hu ion, who is employed in defeni work at Seattle, Wash., visitc friends here this week. KAKE-- Miss Arlene Rake Ic Norris Receives Bust Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Senator George Norris of Nebraska look at a bust of him presented to the senator at a New York dinner. Jo Davidson sculptured it. RITES ARE HELD FOR MRS, BOWEN Lifelong lowan Is Buried at Thornton THORNTON--Funeral services for Mrs. Mell Bowen, 76, who died at her home here Tuesday morning, were held at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. M. Schumacher Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. Bruce Jones, pastor of the Methodist church officiating. Cora Brogan \vas born at Muscatine, Iowa March 24, 186G and moved to Franklin county with her parents where she grew lo womanhood. She married Mell Bowcn on Feb. 26, 1890. They lived in Franklin county until 1905 when they purchased a farm adjoining the town of Thornton, from which they retired in the spriiif of 1919. " Before suffering a stroke eleven years ago she had been an active member of the Rebekah lodge and Quality club. She is survived by her husband, Mell Bowen, one daughter, Mrs. C. M. Schumacher, one grandson, Charles Schumaker, of Arlington Heights, HI; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Hartwig of Thornton, and ".Irs. Orilla Brov.'er of Boone and one brother, Jesse Brognn, Thornton. Burial was made in the Thornton cemetery. AL60NA MAN IS CRASH VICTIM Is Killed Over Oakland Bay in Formation Flying ALGONA--Mr. and Mrs. Sam \Iedin received a wire that their on, Lt. Howard Milburn, 24, with he army air corps, crashed over JaklaiKl Bay, San Fransisco while lying in formation. The body has not been recovered. Mr. and Mrs. Medin were await- ng a New Year's visit from lum as he had planned to fly home, Lt. Milburn was graduated a r'ear ago from Ames in dairying, after which he entered the nir corps and was ready at this time for overseas duty. He is survived by his mother and father, and three brothers, Kenneth who operates Lost Island creamery, Grettjnger; Carl, a Federal Butter Grader, Dubuqus; and Russell of the Whittcmore creamery. Charles City News Lorraine Vollum, 19, Dies at Charles City CHARLES CITY--Miss Lorraine M. Vollum, 19, only child o[ Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Vollum of Charles City died at the Cedar Valley hospital here, at 7:50 a. m. Friday. A graduate of the Charles City high school with the class ot 1941, hhe xvas in nurses training at Rochester, Minn., when taken ill. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in St. John's Lutheran church here, with the pastor, the Rev. Walter M. Fritschel. officiating, and the body will be taken to Albert Lea, Minn., former home o£ the Vollums, for burial. Algona Couple Observe 60th Anniversary ALGONA -- New Year's day was the sixtieth weddin? anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Willson, pioneers of Kossuth county. They spent the day quietly at their new home. The couple received Sifts of flowers while many friends called to offer congratulations. MivWillson is 83 and Mrs. Willson is 80. The marriage o£ Miss Peck to Lester Willson 60 years ago united two pioneer families. The vows were said before the Rev. Mountain at the Baptist church. Following the ceremony the young people were given a reception at the Free Methodist church. The wedding day was cold and the snow was banked on the streets of the small village higher than a man's bead they recalled. Mr. Willson remembers the days when, he hired a horse and buggy from the livery stable to drive four miles into the country to eal upon his fiancee only to fine his horse unhitched and gone when he xvas ready to leave for home--a prank of the fiancee's young brothers. Mrs. \Villson is known in the community as a wonderful cook She cooks to please the eye as well as the palate. She told o how on. this last Christmas d a j she made a beautiful salad as a gift for a neighbor while Mr Willson wrote the Christmas poetry to accompany the gift. Three sons. Roy, Howard, and It-win, who live in Utah, Cedar Kapids and Milwaukee were unable to be present at this sixtieth wedding anniversary of their parents. ', MRS. NICHOLS DIES AT OSAGE Prominent in Qubwovk; Leaves Husband and Son OSAGE--Mrs. Hugh Nichols, 64 ·ears old, Michell county Red Cross chairman for 20 years died ^riday after an illness of six .'eek's duration. She was well- :nown throughout the state for he prominent part which she laycd in women's club work. Daisy Tupper was born ana pent most of her life in Osage. She was graduated from the high chool here and attended St tfary's school at Faribault, Minn. She v.-as married to Hugh Nichols and the couple made its lome in various localities for almost 30 years before returning o Osage to live. Mrs. Nicliois was a member of :he Order of Eastern Star, the D. A. R., and the Wa-tan-Ye club. Surviving are her husband and one son, Major Richard T. Nichols of Madison barracks, N. Y. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon :it :he Champion funeral home here, and will be conducted by the Rev. Stiles Lessly of the Congregational cliurch and by the Rev. John D. iCcrn ot the Baptist church. Burial will beb made in Osage cemetery. Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY--Funeral services for Dr. William Jay, former Charles City veterinary, were to be conducted Saturday afternoon at Superior, Wis., according to word received here. Burial v/iil take place there. Dr. Jay had resided at Superior since leaving here four years ago. Virginia Wright left Thursday for Des Moines where she expected to spend A'ew Year's and the weekend with friends, returning here Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Buckman have been called to Wyandotte. Mich., by the unexpected death of their daughter-in-law, Mrs. Paul Buckman, 24, a bride of six months. Navy Mothers will hold their meeting Wednesday, Jan. G, at 7:30 p. m. instead of Jan. J3, as previously announced. Norma Jane Walton oC Ames is a holiday visitor in Charles Cilv. W. E. Gildner ot Mason City, was a business visitor in Charles City Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Martens, are the parents of a daughter, born at the Cedar Valley hospital Thursday. Mr. Martens is head of the industrial arts department of the Charles City public Schools. Hold Annual Election of Church Officers LTJVERNE--The annual business meeting of the Zion's Evangelical cliurch was held at th community hall Wednesday a f t - ernoon. Preceding the session dinner was served by the women of the church. The Rev. E. C. Granner presided and the following officer, were elected: Trustees, Pau Blumcr, Ed Marty and Free VIerkle; treasurer and class lead er, F. C. Fritzemeier; assistan class leader. George Merkle: pi anist. Alice Mae Merkle; assistant Eleanor Woito; ushers, J o h n Smith .inrl Phillip Blumer. Sunday school officers are Superintendent, Elmer Merkle assistant. Lawrence Marty; sec rotary, Melvin Marty; treasurer Bernard Wolf. At the close of the rr.eetin the P.ev. Mr. Granner spoke o iiic year's accomplishments, com menting upon the fine activitie carried forward during the yea by the various church dcp'art mcnts particularly those servin the young people of the churd and community. on Thursday for Manfcato to spend until Sunday at the J. W. Osbornc home. CRESCO--Mr. and Mrs, Herman Van De Weerd o£ near Cresco enjoyed brief visits from their two sons, Bert of the U. S. navy, San Francisco, and Marion of the U. S. army, who were home on furlough. RUDD--Mrs. William and Mrs. Keith Stiles arrived home Wednesday night after a visit with Keith Stiles of the U. S. army at Pueblo, Colo. ST. ANSGAK--Mrs. William A. Fox is at the Colonial hospital, Rochester, receiving treatment for a broken hip bone, caused by a fall on the ice. Eagle Grove Doctor Is Called to Service EAGLE GROVE -- Dr. R. W. VanZwol, dentist, has been commissioned as first lieutenant in the U. S. navy, and will report for duty Jan. 5, at Hulchinson, Kans. A farewell dinner was given for him at the Pixlcr cate Tuesday evening, at which time he was presented %vith- a wrist watch. Attorney John Henneberry actec! as master ot ceremonies. The doctor has made many contributions to the community, r.nd has given generously of his time, especially as a member of the school board and Chamber of Commerce. It is hoped that he will be ablc_to return at the end of the war and resume bis practice here. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations CLARION--The Brotherhood of the First Congregational church will hold its regular meeting Wednesday. Since this is the date of the annual church meeting the two will combine and a covered dish dinner will precede the church reports and election. * # # LTJVERNE--The Christian Endeavor society of the Evangelical church held a New Year's party at the horn a of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hefti Thursday evening. There was a large attendance of young people and after the business meeting and a devotional service A skating party \vas enjoyed after which a chili con came supper was served by Mrs. Hefti. * * * CLARION --The Rev. F. M. Blish of Newton, former pastor of the First Congregational church in Clarion, \vill be the guest speaker Tuesday evening. Jan. 5, nt the meeting of the Woman's club. * ¥ * SPILLVILLE -- The Thursday night club enjoyed a Christmas party at the home of Mrs. H. G. Hang. Prizes in cards were won by Bernice Bernatz and Mrs. C. J. And era. ¥ * * CLARION--The Sisterhood of the Congregational church will meet for the regular program and tea Wednesday afternoon. The committee in charge includes Chairman Mrs. Granville Smith, and Mrs. Albert McCormick, Mrs. E. O. Hansen. Mrs. Carrie Poncin, Mrs. H. S. Austin. Mrs. Perry Beckett. Mrs. Otis Harris. Mrs. Arthur Richards, Mrs. C l a y t o n Brown, Sirs. Margaret Fuller and Mrs. G. W. Sharp. * * * WORTHWOOD--The Legion and Auxiliary will hold a joint meeting in the club rooms Tuesday evening. A pothick supper at 7 o'clock will precede the business session and social hour. ENTERTAIN' AT BRIDGE WODEN--Mr. and Mrs. Dais Rittenhouse entertained a group of friends at their home on New- Year's eve. Bridge was played at four tables with high score favors being won by Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Orthel and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Quinn. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ted Bode of Ceylon. Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Dunmire of Titonka. Mrs. Hewitt, 75, Injured in Fall BRISTOW--Mrs. L. H. Hewitt fell at her home on Wednesday night and was taken to the Lutheran hospital for examination. She suffered a broken arm and a broken hip. She is 75 years of age. I-OSE 5 COWS LUVERNE-- The Aksel Kiel- sons, north of town had- the misfortune to lose five head of cattle when a strav/stack toppled over on them. Will Train Women for Army Inspectors' Jobs SEATTLE (U.PJ--The University of Washington's engineering department is planning a special course to train women for army inspectors' jobs. The course will consist of an introduction to all parts of airplane construction and specific study in the value of work done by various war industries, particularly airplane plants. The first class, which will begin as soon as Washington, D. C., approves it, will be limited to about 25 women. They will be paid approximately S125 a month. Members of the class must be accepted by civil service and upon the completion of the course they will be given a short army training course. Heretofore, men have been doing the inspection work. The women will be hired as civilian , employes of the army. 1943 JANUARY 1943 SUNMONTUEWEDTHU FR1 SAT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17181920212223 % 25 26 27 28 29 30

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