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January 4, 1943

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 14

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14 URGENT CALL FOR TEACHERS Army Offers to Train Technical Instructors Tiie U. S. ch'il service commission announces the urgent need for qualified applicants to serve ss student instructors at army air force technical schools. Student instructors will pursue a course in radio operating or engineering, ail-plane mechanics, or shop work for a period of from three to six months, at 51,620 per annum. Successful completion cif the course will be followed by promotion to Junior Instructor st $2,000 per annum. Qualifications are: Completion of at least one year of college, or one full year of technical experience as aircraft or automobile mechanic, sheetmetal w o r k e r . welder, machinist, radio engineer, or radio maintenance and repairman, Students will be assigned to army air force technical schools located at v a r i o u s airfields throughout the country. The program is open to men or women, and should appeal to women who have had college training and teaching experience. Persons doing war work of equal skill should not apply. Persons qualified for this position are urged to communicate with the civil service secretary at any first-or second-class post office; the U. S. employment service, or write the regional director, 8th U. S. Civil Service Region, Main Post Office Building, St. Paul, Minn., for full information. MARINO MAYO FORFEITS BOND Charged With Assault and Battery by Wife Marino Lawrence Mayo, 939 Jersey avenue northwest, forfeited a $2r bond before Police Judge Morris Laird Monday on a charge of assault and battery. Mrs. Mayo, his wife, filed the information. The incident took place at a home on North Federal avenue, according to police records. The bond was posted when Lopez was arrested by police in the 600 block "on Polk avenue southwest on complaint of his wife, who alleged he struck her. * * * E. C. Tierney, city, was fined $2o and costs on a charge of intoxication. He was arrested by police in the 100 block on South Federal avenue at 8:13 o'clock Saturday evening. Emory Charles Williams, Eagle Grove, was fined S10 and costs on a charge of intoxication. He was arrested at G:I3 o'clock Monday morning in the GOO block 01, Second street northwest * * ¥ David Duenos, 408 Sixteenth street northwest, forfeited a SID bond posted when arrested in the 200 block on North Federal avenue at 5:30 o'clock Sunday morning on a charge of intoxication. Robert Sheffier, 647 Fourth street northeast, forfeited a S10 bond posted when arrested in- the 600 block on Adams avenue southwest at ]J;SO o'clock Sunday evening on a charge of speeding. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE P I /· .YOUR U. S. INCOME TAX Exemption $1200 for Family Head See Us First for Wallpaper and Wallpaper Supplies. BOOMHOWER HARDWARE The federal income tax is, as the name implies, a tax levied upon incomes and it is payable in relation to the amount of income. Income for federal income tax purposes means in general any compensation for one's services whether the compensation be in money or in goods or other services. It includes also tlie net value received for the product of one's labor, as- farm produce in the case of a fanner: income from investments; profit from business operations; and other gains from sales and exchanges of goods and property. Certain limited categories of income are. however, tax exempt and to the extent of such exemption are excluded in computing the tax. Because of exemptions from the tax given to persons having less than certain stated amounts ot income as well as because of various deductions and credits allowable only a small proportion .of the number of persons receiving income have until recently been subject to the tax. Thus, of the estimated 55 million persons in this country who received income in one form or another during the calendar year 1341 only some 2C million were required to file federal income tax returns for that year while of these same 2ti million more than 9 million were not taxable because of credits and deductions allowable. As a result of the lowering of exemptions, many more persons are now subject to the federal income tax than before and for the calendar year 1942 it is estimated that more than 35 million persons will file federal income tax returns. To the large number of persons now subject to the federal income lax who have never reported income before for federal tax purposes an understanding of the law and applicable regulations is of prime importance. An income lax return is a declaration on the part of (he taxpayer of his total taxable income for the'year together with the various deductions, exemptions and credits to which he is entitled. It is in reliance upon voluntary disclosure and the integrity of taxpayers generally that the cost of administration of the income tax can be : kept at a minimum. Though the return is a voluntary statement any person who willfully makes a return which he does not believe to be true and correct in every material matter is subject to the penalties provided by law. * ¥ * The first requirement of Ihe law is the filing of an appropriate return. For individuals generally, this must be done by March in following the end of the calendar year. The. return must be filed with the appropriate collector oi internal revenue for the district in which is located the legal residence or principal place of business of the person making (he return. _, Under the present law every single person and every married person not living with husband or wife, having a total income (earnings together with other income) of S500 or more, and married persons living with husband or wife throughout the taxable year who have an aggregate income (total earnings of both husband and wife, together with other income) of 31,200 or more, regardless of the amount of ne't income, must file a return. OBSERVE MOBILIZATION DAY GARNER -- Hancock county farmers have been requested to observe Farm Mobilization day on Jan. 15 at various township meetings for the purpose of organizing and planning the food production effort to meet the growing need of food stuffs. Sergt. Leo Allstot Leaves for Great Lakes Training National Pistol Champ Enlists in Aviation Ordnance With Navy MONDAY, JANVARY 4, 1943 Sergt. Leo Allstot of the Mason City police department, and one of the crack pistol shots of the nation, left Sunday afternoon via the Rocket for DOS Moincs for induction into the United States navy. Sergt. Allstot enlisted in the aviation ordnance department as third class petty officer. He will leave immediately for the Great Lakes N a v a l Training station, where lie will train for about a month. From there his destination is unknown. Sergeant Allstot received his orders Saturday, the morning following New Year's day. while he was in bed with influenza. ¥ * %· Sergeant Allstol hatl never handled a gun until he joined · the Mason City police department in 1928. By 1932 lie was winning consistently with the Cerro Gordo Rifle club in stale and national competition. In February 1934 he entered the National Rifle association competition with a .22 caliber pistol and the following month won his first national championship. * * * Ranked as one of the outstanding pistol and revolver marksmen in the nation--holder of six national pistol and revolver championships and winner of some 300 medals for competitive shooting. Sergeant Allsfot showed he was still in shooting form last September by winning first place in nine individual matches and two on a winning team in a 14 event program of the North Iowa Pistol tournament sponsored by the Iowa State Rifle association, in which marksmen from Minnesota, Nebraska, Illinois and Pennsylvania engaged. He was awarded the Iowa State Rifle association pistol trophy for winning match 12 * * * Sergeant and Sirs. A l l s t o t have presented their championship pistol exhibition at conventions, air-shows, motorcycle hill climbs, private club meetings, banquets, schools. Hie Cornlielt Sportsman's show in Des Moiiics ami the Northwest Sportsman's show in Minneapolis, often performing before crowds of 18.001) persons in one day. ^ ^ ^ ' Besides being the firearms instructor of the Mason City police department for the past 10 years. Sergeant Atlstot has made marksmanship his hobby. He was second vice president of the. Iowa State Policeman's association for two years, and third vice president for four years. He was president of the Local Unit No. 18 ot the Iowa State Policeman's association four years and president of the Cerro Gordo Rifle club two years and was a member of the faculty of the peace officers short course at the University of Iowa last fall. LEO ALLSTOT NESSENS ENTERTAIN GOLDF1ELD--Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Kessen of Renwick entertained a group of friends at a turkey dinner and party at their home on New Year's eve. Enrich Your Meals with Butter Husky, healthy children make our country stronger. Make sure your family obtains an adequate supply of dairy products--particularly butter. __^ / Butter Builds Better Bodies 'ASK FOR for the finest sweet cream butter Iowa State Brand Creameries, Inc. CO-OPERATIVE DISTRIBUTORS FOR 75 ASSOCIATED CREAMERIES Rare Animal Found to Be Alien Beaver ROCKFORD _ Several weeks ago a small boy living near Chav- lotte, lessl.v Iowa, came home WAR CHANGES CAFE PROBLEMS Many Iowa Restaurants Are Closed for Duration DES MOINES, M'l--The person who asks for a second cup of coffee in a restaurant now is the exception instead of the rule. Paul Martin, secretary or the Iowa Restaurant Operators association, said Monday that the public had responded wholeheartedly to the plea of restaurant men that customers get along on a single cup of.cplfee to conserve supplies. Before coffee rationing a majority of resturant patrons asked for a second cup. Martin said, but now only a scattered few want a refill. However, restaurant men are being hit by new problems at the rate of nearly one a week, Martin said, and many of them have given up and quit business. He declined to estimate how many of Hie 3.500 restaurants t h a t were operated in Iowa before the war have been closed, but said the total would be '"large." Inability to obtain food and help, and lack of customers be- c a u s e gasoline rationing prevents them from reaching outlying places, have caused most of the closings. Martin said. Butter is becoming a major problem in restaurants. Operators can't get as much as thev used to . breath- an( i have turned to two ways of to tell Ins mother of a | cut ling consumer demand. Some are giving smaller pieces and others are charging a penny or (wo instead of giving it with a Leo Kurtz Named Agent of M. St. L. Road at St. Paul J. A. Kime to Succeed Kurtz as Agent in Local M. St. L. Station I-eo C. Kurtz, for Ihe past year and a half local agent for the M. St. L. railroad, left Monday Lor St. Paul, Minn., where he will be agent tor the road. He is succeeded in the local office by J. A. Kime, who lias been agent for the road al Monmouth, 111., for about the same period of time. Mr. Kurtz lias been with the company for the past TA years. His appointment to the St. Paul position was effective as oi Jan. Mr. Kurtz came to Mason City in May. 1941, upon the death of S. L. Zea. He came here from Monmouth. Ill,, where Mr. Kime succeeded him in office, Mr. Kurtz plans to move his family to St. Paul. Mr. Kime, who will not move his family to Mason Cily u n t i l , .lime, has been witli the roa'd since 1915. He was agent at Albia, Iowa, before moving to the Monmouth station. His younger son. Donald, is a junior in the high school at Monmouth. His older son, George, is an operator [or the M. St. L railroad at Olds. LEO C. KURT/ ' strange animal he had seen in the woods. She paid lip service to his amazing discovery, and chalked it up to his imagination. However he caught the creature in a trap later, and up until now it has been identified only by guesses whirh have run to crosses between beaver, muskrat, ground hog opossum and other native animals! G. Braga of Rockford writes that the animal, whose picture he saw in a recent issue of the Globe-Gazette, may be a South American animal known as Ne- tura. He says that several of thes-- were raised by Wilbert Mund- showcr of Marble Rock a year ago, mid that one escaped, "and had never been found. The Netui-a was pictured with meal, as has been the custom. Most place-; have begun to feature the so-called "cheaper" cuts of meat on their menus becayse of difficulty in setting fresh ham. boneless cuts of beef and good steaks. Martin said. Thev ;et all She poul- Iry they want, he reported. a muskrat and a deer mouse to show comparative sizes, and it was nearly twice as large ;ts the muskrat, greatly resembling it otherwise. Who knows, he may have been out cementing pan-American relations. 2 North lowans Get Promotions in WAACs WASHINGTON. PP _ Seven Iowa women commissioned as third officers in the women's army auxiliary corps have been promoted to higher ranks, the war department announced Monday. North lowans advanced to setjond officers (first lieutenants) are: Kathleen McClure. Iowa Falls, stationed at Fort Oglethorpc: Dorothy A. Tomhave, Esthervillc. at Fort DCS Moines. LUTHER LEAGUES MEET TITONKA--A watch party was held ol St. John's Lutheran ch'urch here New Year's eve with the Luther league organizations from the churches at Lakota. Woden, Brill and Immanuel Lutheran as suests. PLAN ANNUAL MEETING GARNER -- The Garner Livestock Shipping association will hold its anual meeting at the I. O. O. F. hall on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 19-13. The meeting is scheduled for 1:30 p. m. Three directors will be elected at this meeting and the report of the year's business will be heard. The U. S. marine corps is training glider pilots and glider-borne troops. FMdi--if l_t at fe_rf Hancock Supervisors Name New Officers GARNER -- Supervisor F. J, Schoun was re-elected chairman of the Hancock county board of supervisors at the regular session of the board here Saturday. John Chambers, newly elected member of the board was sworn in and began his duties as supervisor. He succeeds George E. Klipping who retired from Die board on Jan. 1. The board approved raises in salaries of deputies, road employes and assessors ranging from 10 to 20 per cent. William Henschen was appointed county engineer to succeed Charles Merlen, who was called to active service as a major in the U. S. army. County Director of Relief H. H Mullin was re-appointed to succeed himself. SUPERVISE RATIONIJfG . GARNER--Hancock county rationing officials have appointed County Supt. Charles Whitney as chairman, Supl. S. T. Tweed and Dale Bardo of the Garner Leader and Signal as a special committee to supervise the distribution '-at ration book N r o. 2. Ruptured Men Get $3.50 Truss Free Pay No Money--Now or Ever For This Truss KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Doctor's Invention for reducible rupture is proving so successful, an offer is now being made to give everyone who tries it a §3.50 Truss Free. This invention has no leg straps, no elastic belts, or leather bands. It holds rupture up and in. Is comfortable and easy to wear. After using it many report entire satisfaction. Any reader o£ this paper may try the Doctor's Invention for 30 days and receive the separate S3.50 Truss Free. If you are not entirely satisfied with the invention--return it/ but be sure to keep the S3.50 Truss for your trouble. If you are ruptured just write the Physician's Appliance Co., 2342 Koch Bldg., 290G Main St., Kansas City, Mo., /or their trial offer. W O L F S - R E A D Y - T O - W E A R - W O L F S Minnesota Legislature to Be Opened ST. PAUL, (U.R) -- Minnesota's first wartime legislative session in ] 26 years will open Tuesday. I The last war-time legislature [was in April, 1917, when war broke out 12 clays before adjournment. J, A. A. Burnquist, now state attorney general, was governor when America went to war with Germany. He had begun his second term in office in January, after having completed the previous term of 'Gov. Winfield S. Hammond, who died in December, 1915. Actually, activity of the 1943 session began Monday, with members of majority and minority groups in both the house and the senate meeting in caucus to complete organization. Possibly the biggest task to confront the 1043 session will be , consideration of post-war rc- i habitation legislation. Its position, thus, will differ from that of . the World war I session which delayed all action on such meas- ', tires until a special session short: ly after the war. Gov. Harold E. Stassen promised voters during his campaign for re-election that a complete program to cushion the shock of unemployment would be presented to the legislature. So far he has outlined plans for extensive post-war construction programs, and has set up emergency reserves to meet the costs of the work. His action in freezing state highway department funds must be approved by both houses. The legislature must select a , new lieutenant governor to suc- j coed Ed Thyc when he moves I j into the governor's office late in I April. , Thye. who will succeed Gov-' i ernor Stassen when the governor j ; enters active service with the! i navy after the close of the lenis- I [ laturc, will be followed in office i i by the president pro tern of t h e ! I senate. Stntc statutes provide | that the senate shall name a [ I president pro tern at the end o f ; | the session, who will serve as ' lieutenant governor in the event of a vacancy in that office. The salary of the lieutenant governor is double that of a state senator THE SAlE'THAt ATTRACTS THE CROWDS! Large Assortment DRESS Two Featured Groups of Take Advantage of the Big Savings WOLFS * * PARADISE FOR BARGAIN SHOPPERS! Large Assortment COATS Values to $18 Values to $22 $1 133 $1 ^33 Drastically Reduced for immediate clearance. Large collection of all occasion frocks in beautiful pastel wools, dressy crepes, and smorf new rayons. Ail desired colors. All sizes. Complete Stock of DRESSES R Two Featured Groups of Untrimmed Coats Volues to $19 Values to $29 $1133 * Shetlands, Nylon Fleeces, Timmy Tufts and zipper wool lined coats in fabrics you will treasure. If you want to buy a good quality coat at a low price, attend this sole. SWEATERS Reduced S1.95 OO« values ®5£ 52 95 fcl «« Values ^A«So 53.95 £·* QO Value; $«*3e 100% All Wool M SPO * Complete Stock of off ·75- . -V -75, R E S S E S Formerly $6.00 to $17.00 HALF Price MAXAGES HOTEL DES MOINES, OP}--William W. Wallace. 38. manager of the Drake hotel in Chicago, has been appointed executive manager of Hotel Fort DCS Moines, it was announced here. SKIRTS Values to $3.50 Values to $5.50 $^.00 HATS /2 Price MIER WOLF SONS Costume Jewelry S8C

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