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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, February 18, 1944
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8 Friday. Feb. 18. 1944 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Nimrod Gets Rabbit With Small Horns Garner--Charles Houdefc o£ west of Garner is exhibiting a rabbit with 14 smal horns, in his brother's billiard parlor here, which he shot a short time ago. The horns are individually located all over the head and Mr. Houdek, who is quite a nimrad, has never seen or heard of a wild rabbit with a similar horned condition. . · Mr..Houdek plans to have the rabbit mounted. United Service Women Ship Supplies to Base ; Buffalo' Center '.-- The United Service. Women shipped several 'boxes of supplies to the marine base in San Diego, CaL The shipment included 17 wool quilts, 164 handkerchiefs and 4 feather pil- ·toiys. Less than 3 months ago the unit shipped 134 handkerchiefs, 20 wool quilts and 27 feather pillows. SOLDIER VISITS HOME Lake Mills--Pfc. Harold Thorson has returned to Gainesville, Fla., after a 15-day furlough at the homes of his father, brothers and sisters. He is .a son of Alf Thorson of Lake Mills. He was promoted in December and received the good conduct medal A brother, Cpl. John Thorson, has been overseas 2 years, and another brother, Cpl. Marvin Thorson, is in the tank destroyer division in California. SOLDIER VIST S HOME Garner--Pvt. Harm Menke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harm Menke oJ Clear Lake, former residents oi the Garner community, was home on a 15-day furlough recently from Camp Hale, Colo. Mr. and Mrs. Menke have 3 other sons in the service, George, at Seattle Wash., Alfred in Italy, and Titus in the British Isles. Recent wore from all of them is that they are ·well. A BETTER AUIMINUMGLEANSER BOOMHOWER HARDWARE RETUKNS TO NE\V YORK-Fred B. Dralle, seaman 1/c, is back in New York following a recent leave spent visiting with friends here and with his mother iu Lamont; also a sister in Charles City. Seaman Dralle enlisted in Aug., 1912, and took his boot training at the Great Lakes. lie later spent 15 months in the Canal zone. Before entering the service he was a well driller here and made his home at 658 4th N. E. (Russell photo) ARRIVES I N E N G L A N D -Word has been received that Staff Sgt. Ernest Ruhnke, son of Sir. and Mrs. Gus Ruhnke, 910 Washington N. W., had arrived safely in England. Set. Ruhnke entered the service in Feb., 1941, and went with the AEF to Ireland. He was later sent back to Fort Benning, Ga., for further training. R E N T OUR ELECTRIC FLOOR SANDERS tvirne Van Hess Co Phone 17 20-2Z E. State WINTER COMFORT -PLUS ECONOMY TEAL wintertime comfort is possible only J-v when the desired heat level is maintained. Fluctuating temperatures not only waste fuel -- they are dangerous to health. Whatever type of fuel or equipment is used -you can reduce heat loss by following the suggestions listed below. For Heating Efficiency: * Avoid wasting hot water. * Keep windows closed. * Don't heat unused rooms. * Keep furnace in top condition. * Draw window shades at night. * Heat-seal your home with in- snlation, storm doors and windows, weather-slrippin?, calk- insr. PEOPLES* GAS # ELECTRIC COMPANY n £ssenliat Industry Giving You /-Vichrffy, Dependable Service '-****»- KHAKI AND BLUE WhttfThfV in the Are Doing * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * IN "UPPER 10 CLUB"--Sgf. Robert W. McCall, son of Mrs. Effie S. McCcill, 222 Jefferson N. W., shown farthest to the right in the row kneeling, recently completed the instrument trainer instructors' course ot Bryan field, Tex., with honor. He and 9 others became members of the school's "Upper 10 Club" when they finished the course with high scholastic grades. The 10 men were given certificates signed by the commanding officer of the field end by the director of the school. Whereabouts HAS 30 DAY LEAVE--Darwin B. Malta, petty officer 1/c, is home on a. 30 day leave from Long Beach, N. Y.. where he is to be stationed. Officer Mallo has been in Panama the last 24 months and before that was stationed for 6 months at Cristobal , Balboa. Mallo, whose work is welding, has been in the service over 4 years. His wife, who has been liviae in California with her parents, is fo be here durinff his leave and will return to New York with him. ----V-- liV ITALY--Tech. Sgt. Robert J. Miller, son of Mr. and'Mrs. H. C. Miller, 804 Pennsylvania N. E., u'ho has been overseas the last 2 years, is now stationed with the air corps in Italy. Sgrt. Miller was first in England and later participated in the African and Sicilian invasions. He enlisted In Jan., 1941. ALL-BUMffwfy MUFFINS 1VMY.' 1 teaspoon baklas ponder i'z teaspoon salt I'* teaspoon soda nd ihortemns and honey. AM CBK and beat until creamy. Add milk and All-Bran: Irt »»* w«!) most of moisture is taken up. but dry ingredients together: add to fi4t miitutc. stirring only onUl flour disappears. Fill frcairf muf- ! fin pans % full »,?* l-i*? " » I medium-hot ovca ,aK° y.). about | ^la minutes. TheyYo praise winners at any meal! And remember, juxtocc's ALI-BRAN is a rich natural source of protein, tho B vitamins, phosphorus, calcium antt iron! "Protective" elements urgently needed now! Make 50 rne today with f ALL-BRAN --V-- --V-- Kenneth LeRoy Whitney, seaman 2/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. 31aude Whitney, 677 East State, is expected home Monday from Newport, R. -I., where he is attending the navy V-12 program.- Orville' Linrooth, now on maneuvers in Tennessee, has heen promoted to private 1/c. Pfc. Ljn- rooth is in the glider infantry and was first, stationed at a camp in N. Car. He has been in the service since April, 1943. His wife, Mrs. Juanita Linrooth, lives at 340 29th S. W. Charles H. Debban, midshipman U. S. N. R., was in the first graduating class of the navy V-12 program at Park college, Mo. While in Mason City he lived with his grandmother and uncle, Maria and Leo J. Debban, 1020 Pennsylvania N. E. He entered the service in August- 1942. Aviation. Cadet Melvin II. Baker has returned to Miami, Okla., to continue advanced flight training in the British flight training school there fallowing a leave spent here visiting his father, C. E. Baker, 1404 Washington N. W. The British training school, a "good will" school, has about 20 U. S. army men-to every 10D British army men stationed there. Naval Aviation Cadet Albert E. Ewers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard C. Ewers, 310 10th N. E., arrived Tuesday frbnvTowa City to spend a 9 day furlough here before going to his new base at Ottumwa. He had previously taken training at St. Olaf college, Northfield, Minn., and at Loras college, Dubuquc. He entered the service in June, 1943. Word has been received thut Cecil T. Woklmoe, son of Mr. antl Mrs. T. M. Wolclmoc, 816 Monroe N. W., has been promoted to the rank of sergeant. Sgt. Woldmoe is stationed in the south Pacific and writes that he has it all over lowans in that the sun shines there the whole year around. He wrote that he had teen over to see John Carroll, son of Mrs. Mary Carroll, 221 West State, stationed with him, and also stated that John,had been advanced, though he did not name the promotion. Ernest CardarcIIi, hospital apprentice 1/c, has returned to San Francisco following a 10 day leave here visiting in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Cardarelli, 847 12th N. W. Joe E, Garcia, · radio technician 3/c, has returned to the west coast atter spending the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John E. Garcia, Sr., 714 6th S. W. Joe enlisted in the navy in Sept., 1942, and received his boot training at Great Lakes, III., later being sent to Hawaii for further training. Before returning to the west coast he was on duty in the north Pacific. Mr. and Mrs. Garcia also have another son, Pvt. John Michael Garcia, Jr., and a son-in- law, Pfe. Kick J. Kantaris, both in the army and serving overseas. --V---- Buy War 'Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. --V-- The Globe-Gazette is redoubling its efforts to obtain complete information about every serviceman in Mason City and Cerro Gordo county for its files. When yon call at the Globe-Gazette newsroom for yonr flae, you are not only paying tribute to your son or husband but yon are giving ns valuable information abom him in the most accurate way possible. This information will become part of a permanent record of the servicemen of this community. Return postage should accompany written request for these free flags. Parents Get Awards For Son Killed in War Garner -- Mr.' and Mrs. O. E. Ford received the purple heart awarded posthumously to their son, Pfc. Donald R. Ford of the marine corps who was killed in action in the South Pacific. They also received the presidential unit citation ribbon bar with blue enameled star for service in action against the enemy in the Solomon islands. HAD LEAVE -- Ronald Van Horn, hospital apprentice 1/c, has returned to the naval receiving barracks at Shoemaker, Cal., following a few days' leave here visiting his mother, Mrs. Rita Van Horn, 1830 South Federal. Van Horn received his Promotion at the first of the year. He entered the service in Feb., 19«. --V-- New Hampton Officer Recovers From Wounds New Hampton--Lt. Russell Finnegan, who was wounded twice in the face in Italy, Jan. 6, has informed his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Finnegau, that 'he has now been dismissed from the hospital. He said a shrapnel and slug from nazi guns caused his wounds. He said he had been awarded a Purple Heart and Legion of Merit, Silver Star. He wrote his parents that his wounds were suffered on an invasion oV-' Italy. ('' J SALES SKYROCKET Garner--War bond and starfl! sales at the Garner grade schoo skyrocketed during the past wee, 1 ! bringing the total for the year t 53,400. Most of the rapid increas' came Friday of last week -am: Monday, the close of the 4th wa ; loan. EASY TERMS will Par for Your GLASSES EYES EXAMINED OR. G. F. FAILOR, Opt. COMPLETES B O'M B AKDJER TRAINING--Staff Sgt. Gordon R. Schneider, with a marine bombardier squadron on B-25, has gone to Florida to take navigation and flight training following completion oj bombardier training at. Quantico, Va., and Cherry Point, N. Car. In civilian life Set. Schneider was associated with L. A. Ashland stores at Clear Lake and Osage. He was also representative of Schultz and Burch at Des Moines. Before his enlistment in Jan., 1942, he was owner and manager of the Royal cafe, Denison. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph F. Schneider, Clear Lake. PROMOTED TO CORPORAL-La Verne C. Kiltleson, soil of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence N. Kitlleson, 121 29th S. W., has recently been promoted to corporal in Greenland where he has been stationed since last September. Cpl. Kitlleson entered the service in April, 1913, and took training: in Louisiana and Philadelphia. He is in the transportation corp in Greenland. _V-ADVANCES TO MAJOR TS'ashua--The Rev. and Mrs. R. Gary Hufstader received word that their son, Robert Reynolds Hufstader, stationed at Fort Crook, Nebr., has been promoted from the rank of captain, to that of major. FALSE TEETH That Loosen , Need Not Embarrass Many wearers of false teeth have sul- forpd real ctnuarrassTnent because their plate dropped, slipped or wabbled at just the wrong time. Do not Jive in tear ot this happening to you." Jusl sprinkle a JiUJe PASTEETH, me alkaline (non-acidI powder, on your plates Holds false tcetji more firmly, so they teel more comfortable. Does not sour Checks "plate odor" (denture breath* Get FASTEETH at any drufl store. \\ DRtSS PRRADt" Fitted jacket and sWncd ikirc in band-screened print of Acetate rayon Jersey, Overscisrayon Crepe blouse. Combinations of Green anJ B l u e Pearl, P u r p l e and Whtrecap Aqua, Brown and Sunshine. Sizes 9 to 15, 95 Model Illustrated *50 Get to Knot? sell yourself Only geniuses and the very wealthy can afford to be careless about their appearance. The rest of us have to watch our clothes step. For clothes may- not make the man, hut they help J make that first impression. That's where HART SCHAFFNER ; MARX all-wool clothes come in. Their smart good looks 5ielp put you and your ideas over, and give your morale a healthy lift. And these clothes don't let you down. They're well tailored of fine fabrics ... the combination that stretches your clothes mileage and your money. Have you seen the new Hart Schaffner Marx 1944 models? A magnificent collection! ll.

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