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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

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Thursday, February 17, 1944
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lharles City Globe-Gazette iOUNTY PASSES 1UOTA IN DRIVE Floyd County Over in 4th War Loan Campaign Cbarles City--Floyd county has xceeded its fourth war loan uota o£ $1,021,000 but is still tiort on E bonds, according to an nnouncement Wednesday b y lounty Chairman I. W. Lackore. Lackore said the county sur- assed its quota Tuesday night, tie last day of the original date ;tet lor the closing of the drive, imt the county is still about $75,- fbo short on E bonds. ;·] The drive has been extended to jjie end oj the month, Lackore ·uid. · _ Considering that there was no i'ouse to house canvass and that ¥0 pressure has been brought on layone to purchase bonds, the lmmittee in charge of the drive |'-'els that Floyd county has done |iry well. POST TOTAL SALES lij Charles City--Totals of the war f-ind and stamp sales through Ijeb. 4 'were posted on the th'er- Ijiometer in the center lobby of Ijie Charles City high school Wed- Jjesday. Altogether the Charles Itity public schools have pur- Thased $32,798.55. Senior high ''ought $15,526.35, almost one-half JjE the total. The amount of bonds I'nd stamps bought by junior high lotaled $11,112.20. HAVE GOLDEN WEDDING Charles City -- Mr. and Mrs Henry Webber, 500 Third avenue l-elebrated their 50th wedding an- |iversary Monday. Old friends Imd neighbors came in during the Ifternoon and eyening to help [hem celebrate 'the occasion. Parrots live to the age of 50. Women's Club Speaker Reviews "The Patriots" Charles City--Highlighting the Charles City Women's club program was the review Tuesday aft- 5rnoon of the current play, "The Patriots" by Lt. Sidney Kingsley, which was presented by Mrs. Hugh Buffum, of Cedar Falls, chairman of the Iowa Federation of Women's clubs. At the close of Mrs. Buflum's address, a girls' sextet from the tiigh school sang "Wait for Me Mary" and "There's a Land," accompanied by Miss Sumner. The words and music to the second song were written by Miss Mabel Kellogg of Chicago, a former resident of Charles City. During the business meeting presided over by Mrs. George Blak, president, Mrs. N. Frudden, Mrs. Merten Klaus and Mrs. H. Palmer were chosen members of Hie nominating committee. Mrs. Buffum was a guest of Mrs. George Buckman, chairman of the program committee, while in Charles City. BOILAEDO-VANCE Charles City--Word has been received here of the marriage o£ Miss Vivian Vance, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ola Vance, formerly of this city, to Pvt. John Boilardo of Chicago. The \vedding took place in Gainesville, Fla., Christmas day. They were attended by the bridegroom's sister and friend. Pvt. Boilardo is stationed in an embarkation camp neai New York City and Mrs. Boilardo is making .her home with hei father in Chicago. resent there seems danger of a mastoid infection. Mr. and Mrs. Will Balkenende 3f Marble Hock, are the parents 3f a daughter, born at the Cedar Valley hospital. T. Sgt. Lester Bahlman arrived Sunday to spend a- 25-day leave vith his parents, Mr. and Mrs. xniis Bahlman. He has been sta- 'ioned in Alaska. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Miller received word from their son, Pvt. Gerald J. Miller, that he has been 'ransferred from Glendale, Cal.. o Lom'.ta, Cal. He is with a lighter squadron. Washington P. T. A. will be lost to the study clubs of Cen- ral. Lincoln and McKinley schools Triday afternoon at 2:30 in the iVashington building. Mrs. Chris rtauser will speak on "Character Building of, the Child." Refreshments will be served. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Champion at:ended the funeral in New Haven Tuesday of Mrs. John Green, who was instantly killed Saturday in an automobile accident. The meeting of the Women's department of the Christian church which was to have been held Thursday, has been postponed one week. It will be held next Thursday at the home of Mrs. C. A. Danforth. The W. B. A. will meet v.-ilh Mrs. E. G. Larson Friday evening at 7 o'clock. Pythian Sisters were to have a regular meeting in the K. P. hall at 8 o'clock Thursday evening. Charles City Briefs Mrs. Mae Benson, secretary to Principal Harry M. Clark, of the Charles City high school, has been Unable to carry on her work a school this week because of hei daughter. Shareen, who has had a succession of illnesses including f l u , measles and earache. A From where I sit Joe Marsh I Sure's a lot of talk going around I nowadays about po'st-war plan- I ning... folks passing resolutions . statesmen holding corifer- en«v --- governments making I promises to each other. Bnt as Bert Childers says: I "What good Is all tbls drawing «p of plans unless each one of ,»s decides to make his corner ||0f the world a better place to From where I sit, Bert's put I the problem in a nutshell Gov\ ernments can pass all the reso- l-lutions and make all the treaties they can think of-and it's still up to the -people themselves to see to it that the world is ruled by tolerance and understanding. Unless we make up onr minds to respect the other fellow's rights and liberties--whether it's the right to enjoy a glass of beer occasionally or the right to Tote according to our conscience --all our post-war planning won*t' be worth the paper that tl's printed on. \No.7SofaSerie* Coprrifhl, 1944, Bnwng butry Foundation HERE and THERE Le Roy, itliun.--A. E. Salre returned to his defense work at Pueblo, Colo., Monday night after being culled here by the serious sickness of his son, Gordon, in the Colonial hospital, Rochester. Mrs. Satre remained with him. Carpenter--Mrs. Eugene Nicholson, Mrs. J, W. Gambell,: and Mrs. Mildred Hogan and son, Phillip, Forest City, have been visiting at the Fred Nicholson home. Rake--Pfc. Arthur D. Johnson of Camp Young, Cal., was given a medical discharge from the 'array and arrived here last week. Garner--A crowd estimated at 1.200 people attended the victory checkup meeting of the Hancock county Farm Bureau at the high school auditorium in Brill Monday evening, Dougherty--!V(rs. Clifford Ross and infant son are visiting S. Sgt. Ross in Columbia, Mo. Clarion--Pvt. J. R. Ashpole of Jefferson. Barracks, Mo., is spending a 10 day leave at the home ol his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Ashpole. His wife, who is teaching at Latimer, spent the weekend at the Ashpole home. Cresco--Ira Baldwin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Baldwin, Sr., of Cresco, has been promoted to seaman first class, in the navy. Le Boy, Minn.--A co-operative dinner was held in the municipal juilding Monday sponsored by the American Legion auxiliary honor- ng the 25th anniversary of the American Legion. Emmetsburc--Mrs. William Carney left for Tuson, Ariz., Tuesday K. Bond-Selling Waiter Sets 51/2 Million Goal N'ew York, (U.R) _ Louis Schwartz, waiter in a Sixth Ave. delicatessen, has sold almost $3,000,000 worth of war bonds in a one-man campaign on which he was launched by AWVS customers to whom he served sandwiches right after Pearl Harbor. Last month, Schwartz heard that his son-in-law, Lt. Thomas Berschig was a prisoner in Germany after 40 missions in a P-47 Thunderbolt. He hurried out to the Far'mingdale, N. Y., Republic Aviation Corp, plant, took a good look at the Thunderbolts and announced that he had set himself a new quota of $2,500,000 to put 33 more of them in the air by July. Schwartz's waiter jacket is decorated with i n s i g n i a of every known military organir.ion in recognition of his bond-selling. Recently, he added the only male membership badge of the AWVS and he has just become a WAC. DISPLAY RAKE CARVING Chicago, (U.R)--The Cihcago Art Institute is displaying a rare 15th century wood carving that was discovered by a staff member as he wandered through the collec- tipn of a Sew York store last summer^ Dry Oswald Goelz said he recognized the work of Nikolaus Gerhaert of Leyden in a carved bust of St. Margaret, even though it had been badly painted and mis- catalogued as a Spanish carving of the 16th century. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy =V.-N *';-.· Get Our 'SIX STAR SERVICE SPECM'TODAY -and keep your car or truck serving you and the U.S.A. for the duration Today, it's more important than ever before to keep your car in A-l condition at all limes. ... Here are six things you should have done immediately and regularly fo make your car run better--last longer--serve for the duration. . . ·. Come in today. Let us give your car Jhis "Six-Star Service Special. 1 ' let us help you to "sav« the wheels that serve America." Lei's All Back the Attack! BUY WAR BONDS S R CHEVROLET CO., Inc. 13 South Washington Phone 665 Ma'son City, Iowa where she will join her who is stationed there. husband She has jeen visiting here at the home of ier parents, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Skow, Sr. Mclntire--Mrs. Howard Shipman came Tuesday from Sycamore, 111., to help in the parenta Irvin Wheeler home. Her stepmother is recuperating after major operation at Mercy hospita in Mason City. New Hampton--Mark Elscheid, New Hampton contractor, has purchased the former Clyde Bigelow home on South Water ave. Goodell--Alvis Berhow receivec word that his cousin, Ernie Ber- iiow, is with the armed forces in India. Rake--Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Strand o£ Bonham, Tex., arrived at the M. J. Erdahl home where they visited her parents enroute to Decorah to attend the funeral of Mr. Strand's mother, Mrs. O..K. Strand. i Garner--Mrs. C. L. Strate left for Des Moines Tuesday and will spend several days there on business in connection with the Iowa department of the American Legion auxiliary. Crystal Lake--Ivan Nielsen left the first of the week for Farragut, Idaho, alter spending the first navy furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Nielsen. Kana\vha---Cpl. and Mrs. Leslie Faber of Camp Dodge spent Sunday in the .parental L. E. Faber home. Tommy Delger, who is also stationed at Camp Dodge, accompanied them to Kanawha and visited with his wife and daughter and other relatives. Plymouth--Mrs. John Pearce is confined to her bed with what seems to be rheumatic fever. Miss Nettie Armstrong is . caring for her. Kake--Mrs. Bpriict Overgaard of Dalton. Minn., was a guest at the home of her sister, Mrs. I. T. Ganjjstce and at the Jonas Johnson home tin's week. She left Sunday to visit another sister at Woden. Armstrong--Mary and Margaret Thompson o£ Leland, visited Saturday with their sister, Miss Winifred Thompson. Fenton--The Fenton Forwards 4-H club met with Dorothy Dreyer Saturday afternoon. Rlccvlll'e--Cpl. Edward Burke, who is attending radio school at Truax Field, Madison, \Vis., visited at the R. J. Burke home. Swaledale--Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lester Bonner at the Benson nursing home Feb. 12 a daughter. Goodell--Mrs. G. H. Blakewell is spending this week with her daughter, Mrs. Markwardt in Axis- tin. Minn. Kanawha--Tom Rose submitted to an operation Tor gullsUmc- ;it Mercy hospital at Mason Cily Friday. Garner--Mr- and Mrs. Kenneth Juhl and family have moved back to Garner from Des Moines. Mr. Juhl will leave this month for service. He was employed by the Valley Transport company from Forest City and worked out of Des Moines. Goodell--Cpl, Orville Kropp of Seatle, Wash., is visiting his brother, Gilbert Kropp. Faulkner--William and Nickolas Keninger, Raymond Haupt and Donald Kloetzer went to St. Louis, Mo.. Friday night where they visited with Pfc. Joseph Keninger who is in training with the army oir force at Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Kake--Pfc. Max Smith of Iowa Cily visited at the parental Dr. M. W. Smith home. Armstrong--Pvt. and Mrs. Laverne Guinn arc the parents of a daughter. Bradford--L. J. R^nk of Spirit Lake came for his wife and daughters who have been visiting her parents the past week. Dutnont -- Pfc. Don Gruis of Camp Butner, N. Car., was honored at a dinner Sunday at the George Stackhouse home. Eagle Grove--Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Thebiay are spending several days at Excelsior Springs, Mo. Protivin -- Annbel Bouska left Saturday for Chicago where she will visit her brother, F r a n k Bouska. Geneva--About 30 attended a family night supper Sunday evening at the Methodist church. Buffalo Center--The American Legion Auxiliary held its annual Americanism tea Saturday afternoon. Armstrong--Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Knipe visited with their son, Lt, James Knipe, who was enroute rom Carlisle Barracks, Pa., to Vancouver, Wash., his next assignment. Scarville--Mr. and Mrs. George iVucrflcin, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hanson of Forest City, attended a birthday party in honor of R. H. Keith in Rowan Sunday afternoon. Kanawha--H. V. Caldwell and John Chambers attended "the funeral of George W. Godfrey, at Ames Sunday afternoon. The men ivere classmates when they were students at Iowa Stale college a number of years ago. Clarion--Sailor and Mrs. W. A. Wilkinson of Wilmette, 111., came Friday for a visit at the home of tiis parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Wilkinson. Mr. Wilkinson, who has been at the naval air base at Glenview, 111., left Saturday foi Dallas, Tex., for assignment to a flight school. Manly--Mrs, Jean Ogg returned Sunday from Mercy hospital at Mason City where she spent several weeks because of a heart ailment. She is at the home ol hei parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Murphy S. Sgt. Ogg is somewhere in England. The Oggs have a daughter 6 months old. Armstrong -- George Fothergill who has been visiting his sister Mrs. W. G. Bocker, of Reinbeck returned to his home here las week. Greene--Max Heidenwirth, who leaves for induction into the U. S service Friday, was honored at party at the home of Mr. and Mrs Vern Willey, Monday. Thornton--Dr. and Mrs. Juliu Wolken are the parents of a soi born in a hospital at Iowa City Dr. Wolken is overseas with the army. Stacyville--Mrs. Clarence Hack enmillcr, who has been staying with her husband, Sgt. Hackenmiller, at Brownwood, Tex., i visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs Mattie Miller, while hei- husbanc is on maneuvers. Freshmen Nurse Class at U to Start June 12 Iowa Cily--Next opportunity for freshmen to begin work ii the University of Iowa school o nursing arrives June 12. when a class of some 100 selected women will be enrolled. Preference again will be given to qualified applicants for admis sion to the United States cade nurses corps, duplicating the sit nation of last November when a freshman class was admitted. Iowa's school is one of those approved by the U. S. public health service for the establishment of a nurse corps. Members of the unit, pledging themselves to remain in nursing throughout the war. receive tuition, books, certain fees, uniforms and maintenance. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations MANLY--Members of the Le- Jion Auxiliary met Tuesday eve- ling for a 'rag sewing contest* md business meeting. Mrs. Ted jndstrom and Mrs. Robert Wilder were in charge PLYMOUTH -- The L e g i o n Auxiliary will give n "War Stamp Tea" at the Methodist church social rooms on Washington's birthday Tuesday. ' SWALEDALE -- The Catholic Ladies Aid was entertained at the home of Mrs. Edward Moroney Tuesday. NORTHWOOD _ Mrs. A J. Heiny, Mrs. Elmer Thompto and Mrs. W. I. Sayre were to entertain the Hast Presidents club of the Legion Auxiliary at a (i:30 o'clock dinner at the Quality cafe Thursday evening. The event will be in honor of Mrs. T. E. Riley who will move March 1 to Ottumwa. CARPENTER--Mrs. Melvin Anderson and Mrs. William Anderson will be hostesses to the N. L. Aid society Friday afternoon at the parish house. SHEFFIELD--The Inter Nous club was to meet with Mrs. Raymond Neilsen Thursday afternoon Mrs. M. E. Helms was to be hostess to the B-2 Study club Thursday afternoon. The Thursday Study club was to be entertained at the home of Mrs. J. W. Dunnette. Buys Motion Picture House; Show Saturday Stacyville--The Stacyville Opera iouse company has purchased the entire moving picture equipment ormerly owned by Sylvester Mayer and will show movies Saturday. Russell Tyler is the new nanager. Stacyville has been without pictures the past year. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. DANCE RUDD, IOWA Saturday, Feb. 19 MUSIC BY MAC AND HIS TRUCKERS SPECIAL Noon Luncheon 40c Every Day -Except Sunday · Hams Mo:1e Pastry · Home Made ICE CREAM FREDA'S Ice Cream Shop 217 No. Federal · Where to Go · · What to Do · D A N C E Malek's Band Fri. Chuck Hall Sat. Sam Campbell Sun. 1ATI BUS WED, FBI., SAT., SUN. Ray Pearl Tonite (Thurs.)-Scandinavians Fri.--Don Erickson Sat.--Clmck Hall Sun.-Don Erickson Tucs. ENDS THUR9. "GOVERNMENT GIRL'- FR1OAY - SATURDAY RICHARD qUIN'E "WE'VE NEVER BEEN LICKED" CO-FEATURE CHARLES STARKETT "Cowboy In the Clouds" ALSO SERIAL MAI. SAT. S: 1)0 P. M. Thursday, Feb. 17, 1944 9 MASOX CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE LEG IS AMPUTATED Ottumwa, '(U.R)--Physicians at the Ottumwa naval air base amputated the right leg of Cadet Robert F. O'Brien, 22, Grand Rapids, Mich., after he was injured in the collision of 2 training planes, the public relations office of the naval air school here announced Wednesday. PALACE NOW SHOWING FUN ON THE RUN . to the tempo of limily u tits! -- and -A MYSTERY THAT DEFIED SOLUTION! Mat. 21c - Eve. 30c ?£ AND WILD BILL ELLIOTT in Death Valley Man Hunt" POWER-PACKED WESTERN ADVENTURE NOW! ENDS SATURDAY 2 FIRST RUN HITS ' SMASHING FISTS AND CRASHING BULLETS ...OF DESPERATE MEN IN LOVE! ] Boisterous! Brawling! Thrilling! Exciting! Kith RICHARD DIX JANE WYATT VICTOR JORY ALBERT DEKKER EUGENE PALLETTE CECIL - ibe - Big - Shove* - Flay Only - Two - Doys - More NOW PLAYING A - Most - Timely - Attraction STARTS SATURDAY Stony THE THRILLING R O M A N T I C STOHYof MARIE AND PIERRE CCRIE... whose great love lor each other was equalled only By their faith in a s t r a n g e d r e a m ! GARSON PIDGEON Pittm HENRY TRAVERS ALBERT B ASSERMAN flOBERt-WALKER C. AUBREY SMITH DAME MAY WHTTTY VICTOR FRANCEN ELSA BASSERMAN REGINALD OWEN VAN JOHNSON PLAYING - TO - CAPACITY - HOUSES - EVERYWHERE! Dance Rudd, la. TUESDAY FEBRUARY 22 : Music by Huck Shaffer and His Orchestra This will be the last dance at which Huck Shaffer and his orchestra will play. Come and join with your friends in making this farewell dance one that Huck and his boys will always remember.

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