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20 ' Thursday, Feb. 17, 1344 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Records of Spirituals, Hymns Made Iowa City--Negro spirituals and Norwegian hymns form the latest additions to the collection' of religious music being gathered in the University of Iowa's school of religion project. Doctor Marcus Bach of the school of religion and Doctor 'Addison Alspach of the music department recorded hymns at the Norwegian Lutheran church in Decorah last Sunday. At the African Methodist Episcopal church in Cedar Hapids Friday evening, the university, men will make records of the old-time spirituals sung by the Negro congregation. It is likely that the collection soon will include music sung by Indians at the Tama reservation although no date for the visit to this center has been arranged yet Dr. Bach said. ' This project, started more than a year ago, is directed at preserving Iowa's religious heritage. It has the co-operation of the Library of Congress, in which the original recor'd is filed. One record goes to the contributing group and another is kept by the school of religion. About a dozen varied congregations have sung their music for the university men and in many cases interviews with older mem- bers of the groups have been re corded. These include Welsh at Craw fordsville, Czechs at Cedar Rapids Danish at Cedar Falls, Dutch Pella, monks at the abbey of Melleray, near Dubuque; Sw'edisl at Stanton, and Germans a Homestead. Japan Refuses to Negotiate for 3rd Exchange of Nationals Washington, (U.R)--Japan refuse to resume negotiations for a thirc exchange of nationals even thoug her pretext for halting them--al leged bad conditions in Japanes relocation camps here--has been found groundless by neutral in vestigators, it was revealed Wed nesday. The disclosure was made in slate department testimony re leased by the house appropriation committee in recommending a to tal of $231,304,700, or $5,987,00 less than requested by Presiden Roosevelt, to finance the state justice, and commerce depart ments for the 1945 fiscal year. Assistant Secretary of Stat Breckenridge Long, according t the testimony, told the commit tee that disturbances at the Tul Lake, Cal., relocation camp le» Tokyo to break off the indirec talks for the prisoner exchang and to ask the Spanish embass; in Washington to investigate. The neutral Spanish diplomat made the investigation and re ported favorably on treatment at forded internees, but the Japanes still refuse to resume the negotia lions, Long said. PUBLIC SALE of LIVESTOCK AtSO EQUIPMENT S 1? S ate in the armed servi «- * will dispose of my ^?T S r e , eqUiPment at my farm l°*ted one "»* t of Thornton, second house west of cemetery, on-Saturday, Feb. *19 AT ONE O'CLOCK C-VTTI.E-1G llolsleln b e i f e t s Md " C . « , . U ,«!, , ^ C ° C " bi " dC - TM M " C '" ·=° u I , T "'" ""* "" TM-"- ·""··"· Ensl ., , * *' C """' """ 4 °-"- "' *""· m " hi " , , - ' *»P'- Cream ^ Wi . """" """*"· l.W»-P«»n* « p i eilv, power attachment, ew. About GO tons of tmilazc. TEBMS:-C«h , or what evrr strnniement. 5 ou make ,,-Hh v.ur banker irfor, ; the ,»i e . No properly to be removed until settled tor. CARL FLOY, Owner Ch«. Crabb, Auctione Auction Sale |° W ., my «»«". » will hold a Closing Out Sale at the farm M r t h o r r 16 ?," 5 ' of . ai . as ;, n C »y »" Highway 18 and Z miles north, or 3 miles west of Nora Springs on Hi E hway 18 and 2 Falbfo" S ° U ' h ' 1 mile cast and '/a mil O l Monday, Feb. 21 Beginning at 12:00 O'clock 98--HEAD OF LIVESTOCK--98 HORSES: 1 gray mare, about 1500. One black mare, about 1500. ** aa . of Shorthorns. 1 blue roan cow with twin heif- calves at side. 5 cows just fresh, with calves at side. 1 heavy springer. 5 yearling heifers. 2 yearling steers. SHEEP: 25 ewes, 1 buck, 1 lamb. HOGS: 3 brood son's. 45 feeder pigs. bushcts of corn - 10 ° bushels ot MACHINERY: 3 tractors-- 1 Allis Chalmers. Model V. C.. 3 plow n " *"?4 row Allis Cha ""ers cultivator. One Mc- -Deermc la:30 tractor on steel. Both in good shape. "cCornu-ck-Deering combine on rubber, with pick- M i!*, 1 C0lnbme m°t°T. 1 windrower. 1 International portable hay baler M by 18. One John Deere 3-bottom suTt p?ow n^ ?l" e f ^ D « re 2- b otton,-14-i n ch plow. One McCormfck- picker "onrTM! r 1SC ' °" C McCormick-Deerins single row S t e l hav Y«.SS «t ,T n » undcr dra C- One John Deere all · / H P « -- s - o r s e engine V/, H P TERMS.- Cas^ or make ^arrangements with the clerk before th. sale. io property Jo be removed until settled for ZIRBEL FARM SALE E. ZIRBEL, Owner On Bayless, Auct. First National Bank, Mason City, Clerk Chicago Hog Prices Drop ·TM^»*TM^^--«-- -*- TOP OF SI 3.90 PAID SPARINGLY Fed Steers, Yearlings Steady in Transactions Chicago, (fP)--Hog prices declined in slow trade Thursday, with the top of $13.90 paid sparingly. Fed steers and yearlings were steady, the demand centering on short-fed offerings. Lambs steady to 15 cents were fully higher. Packers spurned the 200 to 240 pound hogs selling at the top price Thursday, preferring · the l i g h t weights and sows which were scarce in the mil of 17,000 sal- ables unloaded here. The popular price was §13.75\ which was paid for most of the supported weights over 240 pounds and for many swine weighing 170 to 190 pounds. Sows gained 10 cents, choice light weights bringing §13.10. Big packers had 13,000 additional hogs shipped in on direct billings, but a fairly good clearance o£ all stocks was reported. (WFA)--S a 1 a b 1 e hogs 17,000; total 30,000; fairly active, steady to around 10 cents lower on 240 Ibs. down, other butchers fully steady; sows strong to 10 cents up; good and choice 200-330 Ibs. mostly §13.75, few loads 200-240 Ibs. 513.80-13.90, top $13.90 sparingly; good and 'choice 170-190 Ibs. $13.25-13-75; sows mostly $12.75-$13, choice light weights to $13.10; fairly good clearance. Salable cattle 5,500; salable calves 700; fed steers and yearlings steady; medium grades active; good and choice offerings slow; bulk 513.75-16.25; top $17, paid for 1104 Ib. Illinois fed yearlings; next highest price $16.85; demand broadest for shortfeds selling at $16 downward; stockers steady, mainly $11-513, with half- fat 850 Ib. offerings $13.75; all butcher cattle strong, active; instances 10-15 cents higher on heifers; bulk heifers $13-$15; mixed, steers and heifers $16; cutter cows $8 down; most fat cows' S9-S11.50; strictly .good offerings to $13; bulls fully steady at $9.507.1.50 mostly, heavy sausage offerings selling up to $12, and outstanding beef bulls to S12.50; veal- ers scarce, steady at $15 down. Salable sheep 6,000; total 6,500; active, iambs fully steady to IE cents higher; sheep steady; 3 loads good and choice fed wopled western lambs $16.50-16.75, early top $16.75 to shippers on one load; medium and good lambs $15.7516.40, deck medium to good natives included at $15.75; deck common to medium 69 Ib. woolcd lambs $13.75; 2 loads common western slaughter ewes $7.50. Good Packing Sows -270-300 Ibs ........... "...'.... $1170 300-330 Ibs ............. ,...' S1170 330-30) Ibs ........... ? S1170 Ibs "' Ibs IDS.- XJ-MO Jos. Midwest Livestock (THUKSDAY'S PRICES) 'Trend Good Butchers Albert Lea Minn. Steady 140-150 150-160 160-170 170-180 180-200 200-220 220-240 240-270 270-300 300-3.10 330-360 Ibs ................... S S 8 0 Ibs ................... $10.70 Ibs ................... Sll 10 ' Ibs Ibs Ibs Ibs. Ibs Ibs Ibs ................... Ibs ................... S12'85 Sll'70 S12"0 S1340 jia'io S1340 Austin Minn. Steady S 9.60 SW.60 S11.10 S11 ; 40 91130 . 912.20 S13.40 S13.40 S13.40 S13.40 513.40 $12.90 Sll.70 Sll.70 Sll.70 , Sll.70 $11.60 $11.50 Waterloo Steady Sll.65 512,15 512 Si S13.J5 313.45 SI3.45 SI 3.45 S13.45 512.30 SI 1.75 S11.75 SI 1.75 Sll.G5 SI 1.55 $11,45 Cedar Rapids Steady to 5e higher SIUO Si 150 S12.95 513.45 S13.45 $13.45 S13.4 SI3.45 $12.90 S11.80 SI 1.30 911.80 Sll.70 Sll. 80 811.50 RYE PRICES DECLINE CENT All Other Grains Are Also Reported Weak C h i c a g o , (/P) -- Hye prices dropped about a cent and al other grains were weak Thursdaj following a Washington repor that a final contract between thi United States and Cuba for im industrial a l c o h o l had beet signed. The molasses would supplant grains in manufacturing industrial alcohol. Commission houses we're persistent sellers of rye. Some loca traders gave the grain support in early dealings, but this type o_ buying was not aggressive. Interest in the wheat market wa light. Houses with cash connections were on the selling side Weather was considered mostly favorable for the winter whea crop. Final prices were at the day'i lows. Wheat finished %-%c lower, May $1.68%, oats were unchanged to V-.C lower, May 78%c rye was down I'/i-Hic, Maj $1.26-1.26%, and barley was %· I'/ac lower, May $1.21. Local Livestock Steady. HOC.S MASON CITY-- For Thursday 140-130 S 8.90 150-160 S 9.90 :. 160-170 S10.30 170-180 Sll 90 380-200 SI2 90 200-220 S13.M . 220-2-10 513,40 Good light lights Good light lights Good liRht lights Good light liEhlB ood light lights ood light lights Good med. ;vt. butchers Good med. ivt. butchers jood med wt. butchers .. Sood med. wt. butchers .. 300-330 S13.40 jOod med, wt. butchers .. 330-360 S12.00 3ood packing sows jood sows Good sou's food sows ..... . ood SOWS Good sows One to excessive rn o ots, n call (he plant before delivering any hois. JACOB E. DECKER SONS. CATTLE MASON CITY-- For Thursday . - . . 270-300 S13 40 . ____ .. 27U-3QO S11.70 ............... 300-330 Sll.70 ............... 330-360 Sll.70 ..... . ......... 360-40031170 ............... 400-450 Sll GO ............... 450-500 S! 1.50 of hots, nltlse Choice steers and heifers Sood steers ,and heifers Metf. steers and heifers Com. steers and heifers Tows, dry fed rom. cows 3ulchcr bulls 3olosna bulls Bologna bulls. licht Cutters || Canners. heavy incK. light ;ancy select calves aus.ou-u.uu Calves, cd. to choice 130-130 Sll 00-1-' 00 Ca vcs. fair to good 130-190 S 9.00-10 00 Calves, common to fair ... S 7 50- 8 SO S14.00-I5.00 . 512.50-13^0 .. S 10.00-1 UO .. S 8.00- 3.50 .. S 8.50- 9.00 . S 7.50- 8.CO . s . 9 8.00- 9.00 . S 7.00- 8.00 . S 6.00- 7.00 . S 5.00- S.Ot) S 4.00- 5.00 S 12.00-13.00 . MASON crry-For Thursday Genuine sp. ambs. gd. to ch. SH.50-15.50 ·emiine sp. Iambs, gd. to ch. SI3.50-1-! 50 BurSTM °"'" S ' ·""- 2 '°° Bu " s S .73-1.50 Eisenhower Praises Training of Troops banning Invasion London. (.4=)--Gen. Dwighi. u Eisenhower, the invasion commander, told a group of enlisted men Thursday during a whirlwind our of field units in Britain: ' If you can fight as well as you re doing this training, God help he nazis." Stopping over in London before ontmumg his field inspections reneral Eisenhower declared: "I found the troops in good spir- t and intensively engaged in effi- icnt training for the big job that ics ahead." CHICAGO CASH C R A I X (Thursday Marled) Chicago. «',--No cash wheat Oats, sample grade tough 80'/*c Barley, malting S1.23g'1.44i n'aminal- loed SI.laT, 1.22V.. nominal: No. !. 51.33 Field seed per 100 Ibs.: Timothy Si 73« G nominal; red lop S14«j]a nominal:' red c o v e r S31.30 nominal; sweet clover nominal. Mason City Grain MASON CITY-For Thursday No. 2 white oats 7rjc No. 2 shelled corn (15',-i% moisture) " $10'' No. 2 car corn (15% moisture) gg c No. 2 soybeans " si Barley " "75., CHICAGO GKAI.V CLOSE (Thursday Market) , WHEAT^lay .... July Sept. . , Dec. . . OATS -May July Sept Dec. RYE-- ..... Sept. . Dec. . . " . ; " BARLEY -May" .. July . . Sept ..... High . 1.G9'..'. . 1.B7 Close I Kf.'., Qo(li, n Hides rorntshta by Wolf Brn DEEF From 15 Ibs. u p From 15 Jbs. do\vn . Inc., · $5.00 Be . I I wholesale tfore Says Gillette Domination Petitions Will Be Circulated DCS Moines, f/P) -- Jake More, emocratic state chairman, said Thursday he had informed Sena- or Gillette (D.-Iowa) that peti- ons would be circulated to place ie senator's name on the ballot or re-election, but declined to all it a draft movement, "The petitions will be circulated nroughout the state, under the irection of the senator's friends nd probably county chairmen nd Party organization people" lore said. "It isn't n draft nomination." he eclared. "It has been my policy o ask our county organizations o circulate petitions for any dem- cratic candidate." lcrs in wholesale quantities. Gigantic Anti-Tank " Ditch Built Along Coast of Denmark London, P) _ Thc Germans have built extensive anti-invasion defenses including a gigantic anti-tank ditch, along the coast- me of Denmark, just over 300 miles across the North Sea from iritam, and have increased the n ? z .' .occupation forces to 7 full divisions, according to reports from the continent. The ditch was described as stretching from Jammer Bay on the northeastern tip of Denmark to a point several hundred miles to the south. Behind the ditch the nazis were said to have erected concrete bunkers and heavy gun emplacements and to have laid extensive mine fields The reports said thousands of workers completed the fortifications this year. Five big -surface airports have been b u i l t north of Jutland anri there are others underground it was said. All fortified areas are banned to the Danes. Fifty thousand German troops were estimated to be stationed at a big camp near Aalborg. 15.000 more on the island of Zealand and about 10,000 on Funen. The strength of police battalions combat creased. to sabotage was also in- O. ATTEND FUNERAL CiaritMi-- Mr. and Mrs. H. Salisbury returned Sunday evening from Sparta, Wis.. where they attended funeral services for Ensign Robert Peterson who was killed in an airplane accident at uttumwa. They were accompanied home by their daughter, Miss Ruth Salisbury of Seattle, Wash. It is estimated that thc number of students enrolled in teachers' colleges has decreased from 175 000 to 72,000 in the last 3 years RAIL STOCKS REVIVE BRISKLY Commitments Again Lightened in Afternoon New York, (#}--Rail stocks revived briskly in Thursday's market, after a morning of considerable indecision, and, while scattered industrials followed · with more or less enthusiasm, numerous leaders continued to exhibit a high degree of apathy. Although commitments again were lightened in the forenoon on the idea the railway upswing had run its course, and that other groups had refused to confirm the bulge, thoughts of reinstated gr increased dividends apparently inspired bidders to have another try for a price hoist. Slight irregularity ruled at the opening in slow dealings. Gains running to 2 points or so were well distributed but losers were plentiful at the last. Transfers were around 800,000 shares. Union Pacific touched its best level for J943-44, along with Rustless Iron. Favored were Santa Fe, Southern Pacific, Illinois Central, Atlantic Coast Line, Park Tilford, Evans Products, Chrysler, Sears Roebuck and Douglas Aircraft. Backward were Bethlehem Kinney, Texas Co., Anaconda, International Harvester, U. S. Rubber, and Philip Morris. Secondary rail bonds regained popularity. '; Produce (Merchant Quotations) {Cash Quotations by E. G. Horse) MASON CITY--For Thursday -=gs. current receipts 29c Springs, heavy breeds . . . . .24c Leghorn springs, 2 Ibs. over 21c Heavy bens 21c Hens, under 4 !bs. . /. I8c Cocks, heavy I7c Cocks. Legfiorns \^c All No. 2 Poultry 4 cents less Eggs, at retail 38c Butter, Iowa State Brand 49c Butter, Corn Country 48c Butter, Brookfield 49c CHICAGO PRODUCE (Thursday Market) Chiraro. t?,--Butter. f i r m ; receipts 214.547; markuf unchanged. ERSS. receipts 18,811: top grades f i r m ; current receipts steady; market unchanged. ' CHICAGO POULTRY (Thursday Market) C h i c a g o , (.P/--IW. F . A.I-i-Officiall trucks: market unchanged. KSTI.MATED LIVESTOCK RECEIPTS (Thursday Market) Clifcato. ,,r, -- iVf. F. A.)--Officially estimated salable livestock receipts for Friday: Hogs HMO; cattle 1.003; sheep 3.000. Miscellaneous CHICAGO POTATOES (Thursday Jtarket] to. WJ--IW. F. A.I--Potatoes, ar. 88: on track 161: total U. S shipments SOS: supplies light: demand very alow: market slichtly weaker and unsettled; Idiho Russet Burbanks U S Jf 0 '-. 1 -. 83 - 231 '" 13 - 331 Wisconsin ChippcW U. S. Jvo. 1, S2.33: Florida Bliss Triumphs c - '· »-"«:'3.M nor 50 Ib. sack. per bushel crate. BOARD AND ROOM By GENE AHERN I WAS TELLING ONE OP THE. GOVS ABOUT A TUMI GOT TO SPEND «BT CP/HV T/ME OUR CAMP. HE THINKS W FCEnY SMAET AST ME- CODLD L GWE MM, SOME KJlWTERs.. 1 VOOR. SOt ' Re. MUST -17 CRYPTOQirOTE-- A cryptogram quotation B G P W G J L Z A K L 2 M L I W J V S I M I L R , I S M J L R W G J L I Q W Z N M I T K L R T I L R T N I W W. « r i q W ) e : A CARELESSNESS ABOUT PERSONAL APPEARANCE BECOMES MEN-OVID ' TM K Backstage in Iowa Politics E. G. Dunn of Mason City Mentioned · as Possible Demo Candidate for United States Senate Post By PAUL R. BUMBARGER - (Iowa Daily Press Writer) rib.^ Vi e - S ' I D P A -- Advance publicity bills Wendell Willkie's cared ?n ,'" ^ M ^ CS 3S 3 com Paratively- private showing. If he limited nn?v Cr t - m h ^ ernat ! on befove a Sunt "ay evening reception --limited only to "republicans"-he wouldn't get lonesome. Willkie will be ,n town when the annual National Farm Institute and a con- «^° » IOWa America n Legion post officials are in session fic« «,TS Jlf*^ HIT , CU , : ,9P e " door P0«cy Prevailing at capitol of- w/cf r^ If n f hort - llved setbacks last week. Abraham Lincoln was responsible. Before emancipation from preparation of Lincoln day speeches, republican officeholders followed a formula-one well closed door, a dozen or so histories littering a broad desk, a telephone can or two to city library's information department, a stenographer nearby to take dictation and 2 aspirin. Real Estate Transfers Enbusk, Frank J., and wife, to M. P. Firgard and wife as joint tenants. $1. (WD) Lot 18 in Boyd's North Shore Add to Clear Lake 2-7-44. Bean, Ada et al to Heiko Kuhlers 514,080 (WD) NWft of 33-9G- 22 11-17-43. The climate of Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands is hot and' moist, averaging about 80 degrees the year around. /VoAH NUMSKUL PEARNOAH=PO FOL.KS O HAVE= A LIMITE IT /reue WHEN A sii?Ai=f=e 'STICKS OUT HIS /JECK" REAUL-Y MEANS SOUTH . i i i ' democrats a re pondering effect o f having 2 illettes on this year's ballot. If Guy M. doesn't run- for U, S senate ,, , , Jm ' 8 be a ca ndidate for governor. Or, if it appeared to party leaders results would be amuzin' but not confusin', an all out 'UIette policy could evolve, A ,S DI ^ BURK - S: L ' St ,? n to chat ot hal£ dozen rock-ribbed mem- of either major political party in Iowa and you learn that crosses may be borne in November elections. Some republicans are reluctant to accept Willkie. Someidemocrats are bitter about Senator Gillette's anti-administration antics. ^h^ PA ? S t T ? "Y? : Federal and sta te income taxpayers will be cheered to learn they car, keep more cash alive than dead Under me^cV^n "V^TM 5 m " e exem P' ed fTM Payment of ' t a x on n??i« -P,SS eS - Not S0 on P urcha se of a casket or burial costs DUNN MENTIONED: If Senator Gillette cannot be weed by demo- 0 r i a g m ' a n ° r i g i n a l S° OEfive » man" might take his pta« . fn appointed judge by Gov. B. B. Hickenlooper " The may mahe a trip east soon. . . . Boone may lose one well-fed I individual m Sen. A. E. Augustine if the hemp plant he mana-e shuts down but it has gained the full-time presence of anolher^Ly" T Q u t n n executive secretary of the Iowa High School Athletic assoc- iaton. whose headquarters have been moved there from Des Moines. No More Medals to Gripsholm Starts for Be Given Dogs But Chips Can Keep His Washington. (U,P.)--Chips, hero dog decorated for capturing a machine gun post in the Sicilian campaign, sets to keep his silver star medal--but hereafter, the war department revealed Wednesday, no "animal or fowl" will be decorated by the army- Chips' declaration, which will remain unique, was awarded by Maj. Gen. Lucian K. Truscott, Jr. In order to prevent such future decorations, the war department clarified its regulations to read "the award of war department decorations to other than persons, that is. human beings, is prohibited. If it is desired to recognize the outstanding services of an animal or a fowl, appropriate citations may be published in unit general orders." CLARION--The newly Delected officers of the G. A. A. arff Ruby Anderson, president; Margaret Peterson, vice president: Hotcn Glasgow, secretary; Aletha Pyle. assistant Secretary, and Sally Tompkins, treasurer. Lisbon for Prisoner Exchange With Nazis N'ew York. (IP)--The exchange liner Gripsholm pointed its bow across the Atlantic again Wednesday, this time toward Lisbon where more than 1,000 axis war internees will be exchanged for a similar group of Americans, including wounded and sick soldiers now nazi prisoners. The sleek Swedish motorship, carrying enemy diplomats. German nationals and prisoners of war. sailed out of New York harbor Tuesday, assured of a safe passage by all belligerents. H is expected to dock in the Portuguese port about Feb. 24. The department said that names of those who will board the Gripsholm in Lisbon will be made public as soon as they are received. SELLS INTEREST New Hampton--C. D. Gleason has sold his interest in the former Tibbets Brothers t a v e r n in Sumner to Frank Winn, New Hampton rural mail carrier. Gillette Opposed to Blanket Authority in Big Fund for UNRRA - Washington, (^ -- Opposition fi-om within both major parties developed in the senate Tuesday over a resolution which 'would authorize $1,350,000,000 for the united nations relief and rehabili^- tation administration (UNRRA ) The resolution, passed by the house, will be taken up by the senate Wednesday with the 16-to-l backing of its foreign affairs committee. Senator Gillette (D.-Iowa) the committeeman who voted against it, said he would oppose giving blanket authority to spend the people s money" on an agency operating outside the control of this country. v "No one is more in sympathy with the objectives of UNRRA than am I," said Gillette. "But we'll only have one vote among 44 nations. I don't like the idea of giving our financial backing to the tune of 51,350,000,000 with no control over it whatsoever." UNRRA is an agreement signed by 44 governments for the relief of liberated Europe and the east Senator Taft (H.-Ohio) said he would offer an amendment specifying that the financial authorization be cancelled if UNRRA's charter is changed from its present form without congressional agreement. lowan Home After 3 Years of War, Army Duty; Gives Views Des Moines, (JP)-- After 3 years of war and army duty, including distinguished participation in the North African and Italian campaigns, Lt. Col. Edward Bird, 29, came home to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William C. Bird, Monday. Colonel Bird wore the Silver Star for gallantry in leading his men against a strong nazi force at Sened, Tunisia. Two fingers o£ his right hand are missing. They were lost when he became the target of a German machine gun nest when he went beyond an outpost for reconnoisance purposes in Italy. The young officer, in an interview,, expressed these views: The European war will end '·late this year" but we face heavy losses' in the coming months. The morale of American troops high. American doctors and nurses at :ront line hospitals and those at :he rear are doing wonders in caring for wounded men. The British arc real fighters. ''The folks at home surely nrcn't doing too much by buying all of the war "bonds they can or raising all of the food that is hu- nanly possible when you consider he American wounded -- men with amis and'legs shot off--or men blinded." The reunion with his parents was the first since he left for :amp Claiborne, La., in 1941. After 15 days at home Colonel Bird will return to Schick hospital at Clinton where doctors will work on the remaining 2 fingers on his right hand. Ft. Jackson Officers Turn Up as Marksmen Fort Jackson, S. Car., (U.P.) 'Swivel chair" officers of the Fort lackson station complement pack a mean rifle when the occasion demands; . Of the 14 officers firing on the! rifle range. 12 qualified as marksmen. One officer, Capt. Auburn H. Carter of Columbia, S. Car., plugged a 210 out of a possible 220. Hereford Bull Brings $38,000 Auction fop Sulphur, Okla., (U.R)--One Here- 'ord bull at an auction sale conducted at the Roy Turner ranch lear here brought 538,000, be- icved to be a world's record for any breed of cattle. The bull was T Royal Rupert, he champion of Turner's famous show here. It was purchased by Charles Pettit of the Flat Top ranch, Walnut Springs, Tex., and he Gladacre farm of Dallas, Tex. Turner sold 20 bulls from his herd for a total of $138,925. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. 'LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE OF THE APPOr.VTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR STATE OF IOWA, CERRO GORDO COUNTY, ss.--No. 6100. Notice is hereby eiX'en. that the uttder- icncd has been duly appointed and qualified as Administrator of the estate of A n n a S. Dunn. Deceased, late of Ccrro Cordo County. All persons in- rtcbled to said estate arc requested to nakc immediate payment: and these By MARGARET RILEY. Deputy! NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL Januar; Term. t - j * t TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN- You arc hereby notified, thai an instru- TM C i nl ii.°/i lvr . il ' ns Purporting to be thc ast Wilt And Testament of Michael Mc- Laughltn. Deceased, dated Sept. 10th $38. havinc been this day filed, occned and read. Monday, the 13th day of March ?C. IS _" wd for hearing proof of same t h e Court House in Mason City. l o \va bclore the District Court of M jd County.' °r, l h , c £ lcrk of **'"* Court; and at 2 o clock P. M.. cf thc day above men- ioncd all persons interested arc hereby notified and required to appear, and how cause, if any they have, why said nsmimcnt should not he probated and allowed as and for the last Will and Testament of said deceased Dalcd at Maton City. Iowa. February S. H. MacPEAK. Clerk District Court By MARGARET RILEY, Deputy.

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