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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, February 24, 1944
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U. S. CASUALTIES TOTAL 157,865 36J005 Americans Are Reported Dead \ Washington, (ffi t _ American casualties in the war now total ' 157,865, of which 36,005 are dead. Undersecretary of War Patterson reported Thursday that U S army casualties from Dec 7, 1941 to February 7, 1944, totaled 118,128, divided as follows: killed, 19,499; wounded, -55,545; missing, 26,339; prisoners of'war, 26,745, Casualties in the sea services-Navy, marines and coast guard based on reports up to Thursday ^ have amounted to 39,737, as folilows: killed, 16,506; wounded, 9 -?2; missing, 9,491; prisoners, 4,418. '!?atterson said that of the 45,- ai».soldiers wounded, 24,289. have j.'Jrned'to duty. ",Of the total prisoners, }ie said, 664 have been officially rear ted by the enemy to have died ,*n prison camps, mostly in Japa/ nese-occupied areas. He com- f merited that "it is known that the actual number must, in sad real( ity, be much' larger." f i . -v U Speakers Will Compete in Forensics Iowa City--War and post-war issues will be discussed within the next 10 days as University of Iowa speakers compete in 2 forensic tournaments, Prof. A. Craig Baird of the speech department has announced. Three girls will represent the university in the Missouri Valley intercollegiate conference sessions at University of Nebraska Friday and Saturday, competing against speakers for some 22 universities and colleges. They will appear in debate, discussion, radio speaking, and victory speaking events. Personnel 'of the squad is Eleanor Keagy, Ottumwa; Louise Hilman, Betten- dori, and Velma Martin, Laurens. Five speakers will appear at the Western conference touranment at Northwestern university, Evanston, 111., opening March 1, with the chief question being the Unit- It ed States participation in establishment and maintenance of an international police force. In this tournament, the lowans will be Tom Wuriu, Iowa City; Dorothy Kottemann, Burlington- Bruce Huges, Sioux City; Donald Ecroyd, Arkansas City, Kans., and Richard Baxter, Mt. Peasant. Limit Editions at Sioii* City Because of Dispute With Union : r Sioux City, (JP)--Arrival of a 2nd federal conciliator w a s ' awaited Thursday in connection with a dispute which' resulted in the Sioux City Journal-Tribune (afternoon) and the Sioux City Journal (morning) going on a one-edition basis Thursday. The Journal-Tribune Publishing Co. announced that the 10 members of the sterotypers and electrotypers union (AFL) employed by the papers had left work in connection with "a dispute concerning wages and vacations." The company asserted its intention to continue publication pending "further negotiations looking to.ward settlement." One U. S. department of labor c o n c i l i a t o r was unexpectedly called away, the company said but another conciliator was ex' RESCUED PROM LOS ANGELES DEW-An unidentified woman driver (top), who tried to run through afloSS' * I" L f Ange eS after a heilvy rainstorm, found the 'T "" d Y-f n V rooned in the heavy southern a l o n t o ese .The;" 1 " 1 * ** ^ track End to Criticism of Deferment in Essential Work Asked by Grahl Des Moincs, (^p)_An end to community criticism ot men who have been deferred from military service because they nre in essential work was asked by Brig Gen. Charles H. Grahl. Grahl, state selective service director, asked members of the Iowa Independent Oil Jobbers association to aid in curbing what he described as "the heat and pressure" on 'such deferred men "The man who has been deferred has. been told by a governmental agency that he is more essential to the war effort where he is," Grahl declared. "It is unfortunate that the people of his community do not fee! the same way about" it and make criticism." Edward F. Stegen of Chicago regional OPA rationing executive told the association full co-operation was needed to make rationing' work. "We are going to try to keep civilian cars rolling but we want you to help us see that these cars are preserved and not abused" Stegen said. pected to arrive few days." 'within the next 11 Still Receiving Hospital Attention for Food Poisoning Council Bluffs, (/Pj--Hospital attention was still necessary Thursday for 11 persons who became h- .?, £ , iei " J? ttendi ng a Washington birthday dinner party at St. Paul's Episcopal church here Tuesdav night The total treated at hospitals was 24 and many others who attended the dinner were given treatment at home There was no official "probe of the cause of the illness, described as food poisoning. Between 150 and ITo attended the dinner which included, on the menu chicken on biscuits, mashe'a potatoes, V E L V E T S O F T N E S S F O R D R Y S K I N V E L V E T ^ R O S E S S K . I N C R E A M Don't mrss this opportunity--take advantage of the special price and buy two or three jars of this luxurious cream. Smooth it over skin thaf is chapped or dry-pro - »*cf your precious complexion ond keep your skin soft and petal- smooth. For a limited time . . - DAmorrs COSMETICS--STREET FLOOR Hear Hitler Ordered Nazi Chiefs Killed for Poor Showing Stockholm, (JP-- Estonian refugees arrivine in Sweden have reported rumors that Adolf Hitler visited Pskov In Russia and Narva and Heval in Estonia at the end of January and ordered the execution of some high German officers because of their poor showing against the red army on the northern Iront. At least one officer was shot and another committed suicide according to these rumors. 4 U J other was supposed to have been dismissed. Numerous stories have popped up in recent weeks as a result ot the German defeat at Leningrad one being that the troops Tax Collector Says Blanks Not So Bad "Now a days one hears and sees in papers much about (ne new income tax blanks being so complex and difficult to understand or follow," pointed out E. H. Birmingham, collector of internal revenue for Iowa, Thursday. "Much of this is exaggeration and imagination," he declared "Many persons Jook at the blank and without reading it jump to the conclusion that it is impossible for them to understand it. As a matter of fact, if you will read the instructions on the blank carefully and answer the questions on the blank just as they appear without worrying about why they are made that way, you will be agreeably surprised to see how .easily you can figure your own tax and make your own return. "A large part of difficulty experienced in preparation of returns is not in the return itself but in assembling and arranging the necessary facts and figures to be entered on the return. Each person preparing a return should before touching the blank, enter on a separate work sheet itemized amounts expended for contributions, interest and to whom paid, taxes, and all information called for on the blank and after checking and verifying figures then enter same on the blank." Those needing assistance can get it from any deputy collector 11 they come in time he added but in every c a s e they should bring all their figures with them us well as the blanks sent them ·The time is now short and this matter should be given immediate attention by those desiring or CY- pectmg aid," he warned. f i, y ?i U find that you catlnot all the blank yourself, fill as much as possible before coming in. Remember that returns must be in the hands of the collector by March 15, and that taxes due must be paid in full at that time and not quarterly as heretofore." Will Hold Reception for Injured Sergeant Grafton--A reception for Sgt Roy Belz will be given at Emmanuel Lutheran church here Friday at 7 p. m. Editor L. Barnes of Norlhtt'ood will be the speaker Sergeant Belz, son of Mr. and Mrs' Fred Belz of St. Ansgar, has been overseas about 2 years. He was in- ~.ii- ^_i*i£ Liiat. me troops were ~*-«. ^ OL. .mis^eii, nas ocen state from long inactivity and that ? verseas about 2 years. He was in- they were poorly equipped There J ured in action-in Italy. The event have been reports of an ammuni- ls - s P° ns °red by the American Le- tion shortage. rnrrnhni~*t nr i t~ g'on at Grafton. £ *-* VJJ. M i l H H l l l l U l J l -shortage, corroborated to some extent by reports that some Estonian conscripts were given carrier boy. e ° f the To Interview Men for Navy Commissions Lt. Claude R. Piker, USNR, will be at the navy recruiting station m the posloffice building here next Tuesday, to interview men interested in obtaining commissions in the naval reserve. Qualified men up to 38 years of age are now being accepted for general sea duly. Top age for sen- era! duty has been 35, it was explained, but for men with outstanding records the age has been extended to 38. To qualify for this duty, men must be V. S. citizens in excellent physical condition who are graduates of accredited collesres or who have completed a minimum of 2 years of college with superior scholastic records. In addition, candidates must show records of progressively successful business experience since graduation. Billets for technical specialists up to oO years of age are still open and include: Mechanical or electrical engineers, restaurant managers, aerologists, clergymen, doctors, dentists, communication specialists, chemists, executives o£ industrial concerns or large retail stores, physicists, ceramic engineers, c h e m i c a l engineers mathematicians, patroleum engineers, purchasing agents, radio engineers, shipping experts, stevedores, and warehouse managers. Two years of college required. Men are also needed for special procurement programs. The number of men needed, the requirements and the age range vary with each program. The most important of these special programs calls for: Audio visual co-ordina- tors; oil refinery experts; scrap metal and reclamation specialists- oil terminal supervisors; International Business Machines supervisors; construction men in steel structures, tanks, boilers, or in production, installation, maintenance and operation oC mechanical, or electrical machinery; industrial safety engineers; job analysis and evaluation experts; packaging engineers; and specialists in machinery manufacturing,, installation, and service with particular knowledge of steam turbines, internal combustion engines, reciprocating steam engines or electrical equipment. Two years of college required. War Pay Was SI Chicago, (UJ9--Current controversies over compensation for returning servicemen recalls to Walter A. Klopp, Chicago, his mustering out pay from world war I Klopp entered the army the day before the armistice and was honorably discharged the next day. Three months later he received from the government a check for $1 as compensation for service. Kidneys Must Clean Out Adds . Excess ados, poisons and wastes in vour blood are removed chlcHy by your kidneys. SSI IJ p ii l "* h . ti i.P utnl ?8 pa Wts, Bndc- acfce, swollen Ankles. Nervousness Ftlmu- n»tlc pains, Dlizlnsss. circles under Eyet and farilni i-orti out, often are causea bv mm ; organfc and non-systemic Kidner ani ' " ni .1, ping the . s right to i-ork o -or neys flush out excess acids waslcs. And this cleanslns nurllrtnE Kidney action. In just a day or fo rnnyEls? iJtfl'if y ?" te ' 1 J-oungcV, strong?? and better than in years. An Iron clad euarantw Insures an immediate refund It thl lull cost SSSllffi ?o »°l? I " t ^ ly f'kficd. YOU h a v e g noShln to se under Dress Up Your Dining Room Table With TAYLOR, SMITH and TAYLOR FANCY DINNERWARE "£3 FROM DAMON'S 32 PC. STARTER SET SERVICE FOR SIX 53 PC. SERVICE FOR EIGHT 93 PC. SERVICE FOR TWELVE Floral and modernistic designs with o high glore--with every appearance of true China, beautifully styled border. Patterns with ones of Brown, Rose and Blue. Put these on your must see lists today and visit our Downstairs Store. AMERICAN ROSE--93 PC. SERVICE FOR TWELVE . $26^ S 6 95 BLUE WHEAT 32 PC SERVICE FOR SIX SERVICE FOR EIGHT--$19.95 For the best in dinnerwore if will pay you to shop DAMON'S for everything ,n glassware ond dinnerware for your special table. MAIL AND PHONE ORDERS WILL BE PROMPTLY FILLED DflmOITS DOWNSTAIRS STORE Questions Record Ilarrisburg, Pa., (U.R)_"That's not much of a record," the Evening News said, ·,referring to a re- Port that 59,000,000 passengers passed through New York's Grand Central station last year. The paper pointed with pride to records showing that the 238 local busses carried 54,6a5,000 fares in the same period. Thursday, Feb. 24, 1941 r MASON CITY GLOBE- GAZETTE CLAIM 17,000 BURIED IN MINE Red Star Reports on Krivoi Rog Executions Moscow, OT--A Red Star dispatch from Krivoi Rog said Thursday the Germans had destroyed that mining center in the Dnieper bend and executed )V,000 Russian civilians and buried them in a mine at Valiavka. The Red Star's correspondent, Major Kltiren, said the red army discovered the bodies at the bottom of the mine Food produced in America's victory gardens in 1043 amounted to 2 billion pounds more than the total relief food sent to Europe after World War I. How To Hold FALSEvTEETH More Firmly In Place Do your false tecUi annoy ana em. barrass by slipping, dropping or wab- bling when you cat, lauch or talk? Just sprinkle a little PASTEETH on your I*""- This ilfcalfn, Inon-acldl powder TM L , £f lcc , t , h IIOT « [lrml * and »«re fJ!?/ » , y 'i, " Kummy, gooey, pasty taste or fceltnc. Docs not sour. Chectes d ' G e t Regularly to DRESS AND PlAY SHOES Many styles! New! Exciting! Fine, smooth fitting gabardines with long-wearing, synthetic soles that wear as well as leather (or better.) CLEARANCE OF NON RATIONED HOUSE SUPPERS 300 PAIR Values to $2.99 Regular S 4 PLAY SHOES REDUCED TO They're wonderful!...FVincring, carefree casuals si a truly rcrrurUablc saving I Black or brown gabardine with sturdy synthetic soles. All sizes. DflmOITS

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