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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 1943 " ' ~ - -- - - i - . . - - - _ _ _ _ _ - _ _._ _ ... . . --· V -- · -- , -U*.U~**^ ,*. A. .*-* AJ.JU.L1OJLX./1 J. » ( J A l l U/lt-n. Z i I iif^^ f£ State Capital 7s Getting Set for Opening of New Legislature Announce Candidates for House Speaker DES MOINES, (JP)--A general assembly atmosphere s p r e a d through Des Moines Thursday as legislators began arriving to participate in the preliminaries leading to the opening of the session Monday. First major act of the lawmakers will be to select a speaker of the house and a president pro- tern in the senate * * * Republican caucuses will be held Saturday at the Kirkwood hotel to choose those officials, who will be formally elected when the sessions opens. * * * Senator Frank Byers of Cedar Rapids, republican who served as president protem in the last session, is getting the most mention for that post. Announced candidates for the house speakership are Henry W. Burma, Allison; Earl C. Fishbaugh, Jr., Shenandoah; Harold Nelson, Sioux City; A. H. Avery, Spencer; Albert Steinberg, Ames, and W. N. Judd, Clinton. All are republicans. The speaker receives $1,000 in addition to the regular $1,000 paid the lawmakers for the session. Both house and senate republicans have been notified o£ the caucuses. The house meeting will be held in the morning and the senate session in the afternoon * * * There probably will be no democratic caucuses because the republican majority in both houses is so overwhelming, * * * The legislative efficiency commission, named several weeks ago to prepare non-controversial bil so the lawmakers would have something to work on at the start of the session until regular committees begin functioning, now is meeting daily at the statehouse Raphael R. R. Dvoorak, of -Toledo, chairman, said the group expects to have several bills" ready to introduce on opening day. Edward Van Every Was Twice Decorated by General MacArthur HAMPTON -- "The Japs are good marksmen and good bom- ers, but we have the better planes md pilots." So said Sgt. Edward Van Every, thrice decorated hero of the Pacific war area, in a luncheon address at the Coonley hotel Tuesday noon. The modest, soft spoken youth whose mild manner belies his adamant courage under fire, ex- ressed complete confidence in the iltimate victory of the democratic powers. * * * Sgt. Van Every is spending a week's furlough with relatives here and is to be the guest speaker at many gatherings dur- in his stay. * * * A graduate of the Hampton high school in 1935 and a member of the U. S. army air corps the ast three years, Van Every was* aboard a transport ship four days out of Hawaii when the attack was made on Pearl Harbor. His ;hip then went to Australia. The first of his decorations, two of which were presented by Gen. Douglas MacArthur, was the silver- star, awarded after a flight into enemy territory in the Philippines. After landing at a secret base o Mindeiuu, the plane in which he had been flying, was blown up by the enemy. The crew, according to the sergeant, then decided to join the numerous U. S. soldiers who, he says, are fighting a guerilla warfare in the hills of the islands. However, they were rescued by a plane at the end of three weeks. * * * His second.decoration, the Oak Leaf Cluster, was also for a reconnaissance flight, this time over Hans Hansen Funeral Conducted at Nashua NASHUA -- Funeral services were held Thursday at the Chenoweth and Sons Funeral home for Hans Hansen, 88, .who died Tuesday at the home of his daughter Mrs. Gary Fisher, after an illness of a lew days. Born in Denmark and 'married there in 1882, came to America in 1887. he For many years the Hansens lived on farms in Chickasavv county, most of the time in Richland township. They moved to Nashua in 1914 Surviving are the widow and seven children: 'Chris. Minneapolis, Minn.; Mrs. Guy Rogers Orient; Mrs. Arthur Tipling Fontetfella; . Mrs. Charles Otto Bassett; Mrs. Henry Knutson Fredericksburg; Mrs. Gary Fisher and Carl, Nashua. Fred Gruver Funeral Rites Held Thursday WEST UNION--Funeral serv ices were held Thursday afternoon for Fred Gruver, 69, proprietor ofa shoe store here, who died Tuesday, after having suffered from a nervous disorder fo about a year. Born in Fayette county of pioneer parents, Mr Gruver had resided here all his life, being in the harness or shoe business for about 40 years. Hi was a member of the Methodis church. He is survived by his widov and son, Harold, now in charge o the store, also a daughter, Mrs L. J. Fleckenstein, Fort Madison and another son, George, nov with the'navy in the south Pacific. Funeral services will be held 3n Thursday afternoon. CAUCUSES TO BE Hampton's Pacific War Hero Butler County FRANK LYNCH HELD SATURDAY Holds 3 Outstanding Medals to Hold School [IIIIED AI uci n , ,, ... Edward Van Every m. ' :.jSf n *,\ n -- ,,,,,,,,,. · UHCIIHt flLLI) SGT. EDWARD VAN EVERY Three times decorated-- twice by MacArthur. Guadalcanal, w'ith him was the marine general in charge of the invasion. Two of the crew were killed, two motors were broken, and only a four minutes' supply of gas remained when the plane landed, * .* * His third decoration, the Distinguished Flying Cross, was awarded for 13 hours of continuous bombing in the south Pacific. Van Every personally ' got" eight Jap zeros and hit 25 more, although he says he is not sure any of the latter were completely destroyed. The sergeant, who has had 3,000 hours in the air, in all his experiences, has never been wounded. Van Every, who has come ,,, personal contact with a number of Jap prisoners, mentioned four in particular who were flying officers. Three of them spoke perfect English. Two of these were graduates of Stanford university and the third, of the University of Southern California. In response to a question as to their attitude toward Americans he said, "They think we are dogs, but we think they are rats." Speaking of conditions in the places where he has been stationed, the sergeant said that the temperature ranges from 85 to HO degrees. The natives are primitive and easily influenced and on the side of whomsoever gets there first. Immediately after "Pearl Harbor," according to Van Every, the U. S. troops had few planes but now arms and ammunition are Plentiful, and the food is both plentiful and good. The morale of our troops, he reports, is high. The thing most appreciated by the boys, declared Sgt. Van Every, "is news--any news from the U. S. A. One of the home town papers which reached me." he said, "was read by boys from 16 states." Enjoying the visit of Sgt. Va Every are his sister, Mrs. Pearl Chancy of Sheffield, and hi brother. Oris A. Van Every 01 Hampton. Another brother. Merlin is stationed at Camp Crowder, Mo. The sergeant is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. L, E. Van Every who were Hampton ^residents BUTLER COUNTY MEN INDUCTED 31 Qualify for Service With Armed Forces CLARKSVILLE--Of the 62 men who were called for induction into the service of the United State from Butler county, only 31 pass cd the physicals and were inducted on Jan. 4. Four of these Paul Miller, Bristow; Merlyn J Majewski, Greene; Joe Janssen Allison, and John Seal, Greene were for limited service. ·Those inducted for genera jeryice w e r e Frank Allison Parkersburg; William Berning hausen, New Hartford; Ernes Bohn, Bristow; Eddie Brjnkman Clarksville; Chester Christiansen Parkersburg; Clarence Christian sen, Parkersburg; T. M. Earlv Janesville; John Ellinger, Masoi City; Julius Escherhausen, darks vilte; Robert Fischer, Greene Bernarr Hagen, Parkersburg; Pau Hamilton. Greene; Paul Harms Allison; Charlie Hinders, Allison Herman Johnson, Dumont; Wil lie Kampman, Kesley; Alber K i u i t e r, Clarksville; M a 1 v i i Kuehne, Plainfield; Galen Mart zahn, Greene; Stanley P o n d Greene; George Reiners, Dumon: Lester Richards, Aredale; Cheste Rounds, Parkersburg; Juel Schas fcr, Greene; Lester Shepard, Air son; Eime Tuitjer, Allison; Hei man Williams, Parkersburg. Thes men are now on furlough unr Jan. 11. The local board is now reclassi fying men between the ages i 38 and 44 into a new classifica lion 4-H. Men who have rcache the age of 45 are being reclassi fied into 4-A. New selective scrv ice regulations require every reg istrant to have in his posscssic at all times his notice of elassifi cation and a certificate that I has registered. If his notice i classification has been lost, mi: laid, stolen or destroyed, he mu apply for a duplicate at his loc board office. 'or Assessors ALLISON -- H. J. Pfaltzgraff, ounty auditor, will be in charge f the annual school of jnstruc- .on for assessors which will be eld in the courtroom at Allison aturday, Jan. 9, commencing at 0 o'clock. Assessors for the year 1943 are: Township, Fremont, Martin Wede- :ing; Dayton, Boto Schrage, who s substituting for Harry Backer, tow in the army; Coldwater, Wil- 'Ur Landers; Bennezette, C. E Jarnett; Pittsford, W. B. Ufford- Vest Paint, Fred Wiebke; Jackon, Martin Schmidt; Butler B I. Bowen; Shell Rock, Elmer Ku- ilank; Jefferson, Don Ramige; uplcy, John Ackerman; Madison ienry Smith; Washington, W. B 3rass; Monroe, DeWitt Burchard Albion, Herman H. Brocka; Beaver, John Tencate. Town--Greene, Frank Knight Aredale, H. S. Dye; Dumont, Ray loots; Bristow, Jake Wessels; Alison, Henry G. Henricks; Clarks- ·iye, Walter G. Best; Shell Rock :. \V. VanVlack; Applington -larm H. Dreyer; Parkersburg Soy Patterson; New Hartford Wayne Towsley. Hancock County Has Only 53 Registered for Sixth Draft List Mrs. George Huffman of Nashua Dies in Charles City Hospital NASHUA--Mrs. George Huff man died Tuesday at? the Ceda Valley hospital in Charles City. Mary L. Johnson was the daughter of William and Susan Johnson. She was born in Iowa Dec. 18, 1861 and was married t George Huffman June 16 1914 In 1919 Mr. and Mrs. Huffman moved to Nashua. She is survived by her husbam and two step-daughters, Mrs John Ford and Mrs. Carl Smith all of Nashua. Tentative plans lo the funeral were set for Thursda., afternoon at the Huffman home HutchinsCCH.Club Installs New Officers HUTCH1NS--Mrs. Henry Wei land was hostess Tuesday after noon to the C. C. H. club. Ther was a goodlj' number of membei present and Mrs. Ed Robinsin sister-in-law of the hostess, c North Platto, Nebr,, and Mieha Loebig of Wesley, were guests. Mrs. Leo Sankey presided ; the business meeting d u r i n which the following officers wer elected for the current year: Mr James Durnin, president; Mr Paul Montag, vice president, an Devine,' secretary Mrs. John treasurer. Retiring officers were Mr; Forrest Eckels,. Mrs. Herbert Mis sal and Mrs. Leo Sankey. GOES TO DES MOINES BELMOND--Marv'is Hake Icf Wednesday night-by bus for DC Moines to attend a three day ta meeting. She will be secretary t S. A. Stole of Fort Dodge. Buy War Savings Bonds' an Stamps from your Globe-Gazett carrier boy. EAGLE GROVE--Frank Lynch, 1, prominent farmer east o£ own, died at the hospital in Fort 'odge Monday, Jan. 4, after a lort illness. About two months go he was kicked by a cow and blood vessel in his leg was rokcn, which with other com- lications, caused his death. Funeral services were con- ueted at the Sacred Heart church i Eagle Grove Thursday by 'ather Frein of Webster City. Burial will be made in Calvary cmetery. He is survived by his wife, one on, Francis, and one daughter, Irs. Marie Decker, in Omaha, 'Jebr. Mr. Lynch had been a resident of the city and vicinity for many years. ^orwith Young People Set Pace in Purchase ·f War Bonds,.Stamps CORWITH---The pupils of the J o r w i t h consolidated schools which has- .an enrollment of 275 lave since September 22, 1942 purchased 52,404.30 worth of war stamps and bonds.- The junior class leads in the amount bought in high school anc !he eighth grads is leading in junior high. Thursday's sales to :aled §168, the juniors buying $4 worth and the 4th grade $26.50. H E R E and T H E R E Interesting Items From 125 News Correspondents Throughout North lowo ond Southern Minnesota LeROY, Minn. -- Miss Lenora ilahoney returned to her work at Cahler's nursing school, Rochester, Tuesday after her vacation spent vith her mother, Mrs. Ora Maloney and her sister, Arlene. The alter two leave Thursday for Oak- and, Cal., where they will reside. LeROY, Minn --With Mrs. Nora Sawdey, installing officer, and Mrs. Nora Sawdey' as installing marshal Saturday, these women were installed in the W. R. C.: Mrs. Florence- Stevens, president; Mrs. Ruby Jensen, senior vice president; Mrs. Harriet Proctor, junior vice president; Mrs. Lena Brown, treasurer; Mrs. Edna Armstrong, secretary, and chaplain, Mrs. Winifred Daily. DECOKAH--The Dccorah Child's Study club held its regular meeting Jan. 4 in the public school building. Mrs. Everett Gross led the pre-school group and the discussion on "How Children Learn." Mrs. Adolpli Helgeson elementary group. Her topic was '·Future Citizens." LeROY. Minn -- Mrs. I. Bernstein and children and Miss Esther Noiman of St. Paul, visited at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Naiman during the f u r - lough o£ their brother, Max, who lelt Tuesday for Camp Blanding, Fla. Miss Naomi Dannovsky of St. Paul was also a guest in the Naiman home. WAUCOMA-- Lt. Neil Webster, having completed officers' training at Fort Monmouth, N. J., arrived Sunday to spend 10 days furlough with his mother, Mrs. Hazel Webster. DOUGHERTY-- Vincent Kelly of the U. S. navy stationed in Virginia, spent a few days here on leave. CHAPIV-- Sgt. Wilbur Wiles arrived last week for a visit with parents, Mr. and Mrs. I?. Wiles. . . has just completed a Knox, Ky., and will return to Camp Young at Indio, Cal. CHAPIN--PFC. Edward Koch ot Camp Carson, Colo., is here on a furlough for a visit with his father, Alfred Koch and with his relatives. ACKLEY -- Mrs. Francis McGough left Sunday to make her home at the Saint Anthony home in Dubuque. Mrs. Ira Studebaker and daughter, Mary-Alice, accompanied her, and will visit with relatives at Dubuque for several days, before returning to Ackley. ACKLEY--Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hanig and daughter, Mary-Joe, of Fort Dodge, and Mr. and Mrs. Nick Hanig and daughter, Jana, o£ Waterloo, have been guests in the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Hanig. SCARVILLE -- Pvt. Alvin T. Holstad, who is stationed at Fort Lawton, Seattle, Wash., is spending his furlough visiting friends and relatives here. Mrs. Herman Hagen Funeral Rites Held '' LAKE MILLS--Funeral scrv ices were held Wednesday after noon at the Salem Lutherai church for Mrs. Herman E. Hag en, 88, who died Thursday, Dec 31, from riu and other complies lions. The Rev. J. L. Knutson presided over the funeral rites and interment was made in the family lot at the Lake Mills North cemetery. Born in Illinois, a daughter of Hans and Anna Kaidahl, December 15, 1865, Mrs. Hagen was baptized in the Lutheran faith. She was united in marriage with Herman Hagen in 1880. The couple had eight children, three of whom preceded her in death. Mrs. Hagen is survived by five children, Eddie, Helmer and Josie and Mrs. .Tack Coffey of Lake Mills and Mrs. Marie Kramer of Goshen, Ind. ' 'm forever wearing QUICK RELIEF FROM Symptoms of Distress Arising from STOMACH ULCERS DUE TO EXCESS ACID FrMBaokTedtefKenwTrMtmratUwt MmtHdp or it Will Coit Y*D Nothing OTErtwomiltitm battles of HieWrLtARD TREATMENThavobeen sold tornKttnt wnptomsorrtuTrPSsariBinpfromStMnach Mrt DuoO.rt.1 Ukm duo In E«cw» AcM-- Poor DrnitiM,, Sour or Upwt Slimwh, CMilnm. Hurtbum. Slnpln.rxu.rtc.. duo to Emu «cM. Sold on ISdaTc' trial! AiM for "WlllM't MMMK." which fullv explains Ihis treatment--fr«t--at Enr- ler Dm* Co.; .Fnrd Hopkins n r u i Slort; Self Scrrice nrui; Walcreen Druir Slurp. GARNER--Only fifty-three ^ year old boys registered in Han cock county during the sixt registration called by the pres dent of the United States, whic was concluded on Dec. 31, ac cording to a report released this week by Hancock county selective service officials. Of this number Kanawha listed 3, Corwith 2, Miller 2, Goodell 2 of Klemme 8, Crystal Lake 4, Woden 5, Garner 12 and Britt 15. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. QUINTUPLETS relieve coughing of CHEST COLDS At the first signs which may warn of a eold--the Dionn* Quintuplets' chest?, throats and backs ace rubbed with Musterole--a product made especially to promptly relieve couRhsduetocolds. nuke breathing easier and break up local congestion in the upper bronchial tract. Musteiole rives auch wonderful rc- rults because it's MORE than just an ordinary "salve". It's what 80 roany poctorsandNuraesciIlairiodfrnrm/nVT- irritant. Since Muslerole is used on the Quintf--you may be sure it's last about the BEST cold-relief made! IN 3 STRENGTHS: Children's Mild Musterole for children and people wit ti tender ?kin. Regular for ordinary cases and Extra Strength for stubborn cases. MUSTEROIF Chickasaw County Employes Start Year.With Pay Raise Harold Utley Takes * -Post as Chairman of Supervisor's Board NEW HAMPTON --Harold Utley of New Hampton is the new chairman of the Chickasaw county board of supervisors succeeding Severt Roberson. Utley is now serving his third year on the board having been rcelectcd to a second term last November. County employes received wage increases ranging from $2 a month to $10 a month. Mrs. Emma Biermann and John Moetsch, assistants at the county home received $2 a month increase in wages; P. J. Biebcr, assistant county engineer; Miss Edna McFarland, deputy superintendent of schools; Miss Stella Knutson, relief office assistant; Ward Hammond, deputy auditor; Mrs. Evelyn Moetsch, deputy treasurer; Frank Lansing, courthouse janitor; Miss Pearl McKee, deputy county recorder, each received an increase of $5 a month. Ray R. Sisson, deputy sheriff; Miss Rosemary Hughes, a deputy clerk of court, and Mr. and Mr? Sylvester DeBettignies, c o u n t y home managers, each received an increase of 510 a month. E. W. Hahn, county engineer, received an increase of S100 a year. Sadie Cutsforth, clerk in the office of the county treasurer, was hired on a yearly basis at S75 a month. During certain times of the year she will assist in the office of the county auditor. No extra allowance was made for help in the auditor's office. Previously the clerk in the treasurer's office was hired for eight or nine months a year. Truck drivers and county road workers received an hourly raise in pay. Common laborers who formerly received 30 to 35 cents an hour will be paid 40 cents an hour; tractor operators who were paid 35 to 40 cents an hour will now receive 45 to 50 cents an hour. H. A. Schultz, who is the county mechanic, will receive S143 a month; last year on an hourly basis he was paid 51,683.85, representing an increase of approximately less than S3 a month. Severt Roberson of New Hampton: Eugene Albough of Nashua and Mrs. L. P. Rich of Fredericks- burs were rcappointed to t h e ' board of social welfare. The men are members of the board of su- nervisprs and republicans. Mrs. Rich is a democrat. · U. S. Army · U. S. Navy · U. S. Marines · U.S. Air Forces INSIGNIA K N I V E S Give him an insignia knife, with his branch of the service stamped in gold on the handle. Your choice of red, black and white handles. S a f e t y closing and opening device, with leather case. MAIN FLOOR--JEWELRY DEPT. DflmOlYS IMPROMPTU BLOUSES" Through the day--into the night. Correct for all occasions. You'll love the convertible collar, French cuff, on these washable rayons. Chamois yellow, blue, tan, brown white, pink. Sizes 30 to 40, short and long sleeves. Also white cotton broadcloth, short and long sleeve,- tailored styles, all sizes. Joan Kcnley collarless blouse with plain or pleated frnnt, short sleeve, washable ray,on. 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