The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 25, 1944 · Page 8
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February 25, 1944

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

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8 ' . Friday, Feb. 25. 1344 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Your Neighbors in the KHAKI AND BLUE * * . * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ' * * * ROBERT G. HARRER --Flight Officer --Y^ JERRY HARREK ON LEAVE FROM NEW YORK --William G. Comstock, ship's cook 2/c, wife ana 2 children, Buddy and Diane Beath Cornstock, are here on a leave fronl New York visiting his parents, air. and Mrs. F. L. Comstock, route 2. Comstock has been sta- /tioned in New York for the last 2 years and will report there at the end of his leave. His wife and children will return with him. --Aviation Cadet --Russclj photo HARRER BROTHERS VISIT HERE--Flight Officer and Mrs. Robert G. Harrer, the former Katherine Burke, who have been visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Harrer, 153 Crescent drive, and Dr. and Mrs. T. A. Burke, 328 Pennsylvania S. E., return this week to Camp Maxon, N. Car., where he is an instructor in the glider service. Camp Maxon is the center where the final phases of-training for the air borne commands is carried on. Mrs. Harrer will remain in Mason City for the time being. A brother. Aviation Cadet Jerry Harrer, left Tuesday for the naval flight training center at Olathe, Kans., after a 'week's visit at the parental home following the completion of his pre-flight training at Iowa City naval pre-flight school. The 3rd brother, Lt. Don G Harrer, 4 B-17 co-pilot, now in" England, has been actively engaged in a number of the raids which the 8th army air forces have made over the continent during the last 4 weeks, according to letters received from him by his family. Mrs. Don Harrer, the f o r m e r Betty Hakes, is visiting at the present tune in Muscatine. --V-Whereabouts John L. Cooper, motor machinist s mate 1/c, has returned to his base in. the Caribbean area after spending a 16 day furlough with his wife and 2 sons, Maurice and ^V^^f^^rW.Hismoth- A. _ DONALD G. HARRER . --Lieutenant --V-- IN ENGLAND--Sjrf. Robert R. Clark, son of Mrs. Kathleen Clark, 420 Pennsylvania N. E , has been in England since the first of the year, located with civil affairs in the American school center there. Sgt. Clark entered the service in Oct 1942. " , --v-- Mrs Grace Jenson, 103 Monroe . w., has received word that 2/ r h°ri' PaUl P " Hiatt - seama « £/c, had arrived in north Ireland faeaman Hiatt reported the country "beautiful but rainy." Pvt. Salude Flores is here from Lamp Fanmn, Tex., to spend a 7 £ a y f urlough with. his wife, Mrs Esther Flores, 832 Carolina N E Before entering the service in Oct 6, 1943, Pvt. Salude was employed at Decker's. Kavaya, marine corps, of Mr. and "Mrs. Joseph ya 517 6th S. W., was graduated with the rate of private 1/c recently from the naval' pir technical training center located -at Norman Okla. While at the Norman school he studied the course for aviation metalsmith Word has come from China that Gail Goldstein has been promoted o sergeant He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Goldstein, 718 Monroe N. W. Sgt. Goldstein entered the service in May, 1942, and has been ,,, china since September. Manne Fvt. Dick Bailey, son of d M ' HOME FKOM G E O R G I A -- Cap't. Vern E. Mott is here from !? r * Benmnsr, Ga., spendin- a 30 day leave visiting his family at 615 6th place S. E. Capt MoU is with the 4th service command and is a member of the infantry officer replacement pool at Fort Benning. He has been stationed this last year at Camp Wheeler, Ga., and before cominp there had been 2 years at Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Capt. Mott was formerly at the national guard and was called into the service in 1941 He received his captaincy in Dec., 1942. --V-- RETURN TO OKLAHOMA-- Sgt. Merle (Vcrnon) Leonard wife and baby, David Vernon have gone to Lawfon, Okla following a 15 day furlough here visiting- at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Valentine Leonard, 146 14th N. W., and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Royce Fairer, 805 Elm Drive. Sgt. Leonard is with the military band at the Fort Sill post near Lawton. Beware Coughs from common colfc That Hang Ofl e ° * Ioosen and c*Pel 11 P, h £ Bm ' "H* aid nature Bnd heal raw - tender, in- .bronchial mucous mem- e "Marine Chevron,"" publica- Ca? f " nd %Vista, San Diego, Lai., telling of a new sel£-sus- fainmg mobile unit to operate at the front at the elbows of the artilleryman, mortarman, and rifleman instead of a considerable distance behinci the lines as here! -°F e - Stationed with Pvt. Bailey me ban Diego base are 2 other Mason Cityans, also marines Pvt ieo King, son of Mr. and Mrs' Leo D. King, 203 26th S W and Pvt. Bob Church, 214 5th N'' E Word has been received" here that Pv!: Willis G. Nichols has been stationed at Camp Wolters! "X., where he is taking his basic Pvr m w h V1 i'^ 3 ", antL - tan * "nit. rvt. ivjchols wife and children live at 2074 Carolina N E Aviation Cadet John s ' Fritchard son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul S. Pntchard, 832 1st N W GETS GUNNER'S WINGS-? nP h L v wr .^ n K«Wer. son of John Kreider, Rockwell, was graduated last week from the army air forces flexible gunnery school, Laredo army air field Laredo, Tex. Along with his diploma he received a pair of aerial gunner's silver wings and is now qualified to take his Place as a member of a bomber combat crew, --V-- stage of his flight training Cadet Pntchard completed primary^ Donald W. Lattimer, son of Mr and Mrs \y. D . Lattime^S 5th ^. E., has returned from D es Mo nes where he enlisted for ge Kafer is ion with the un- b CREOMULSION forCouihf, OwtCoWs, Bronchitii -b - us n his basic training at Camn Fanmn and expects to go neuvers at his new base October? th y--Fred Van Eschen, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Van Eschen" who is in cadet training at Iowa City, is on a few days leave He wn £ '? * Iinnea P°"s where he will be slationed. MARRIED AT BASE CHAPEL --Cpl. Joseph j. Johnson, s6n of Mrs. Blanche Johnson, of the «.irk apartments, and Miss Lucile Brown were d at the Great Bend army air base chapel Sunday afternoon. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs Ora Brown, Great Bend. Vows were read by Group Chaplain Cecil C. Cowdcr. Cpl. Johnson is stationed with the army band at the Great Bend base.. (Photo ty Free) --Y-- Goodcl!-Pfc. Burdette Sellers v.ho has been in training at Shepherd Field, Wichita, Falls, Texa* me past year, came Saturday to visit with his home folks and his wife and son, Larry, who arc nere from Paxton, III. Burdette is being transferred to San Franciso. West Union Red Gross Plans-Drive West Union--Lee G. Johns, West Union, will begin work Monday as chairman of the Red Cross drive in the North Fayette county chapter. Mr. Johns is vice president of the West Union Citizens' club and is associated with the sales division of the Central States Power and Light corpora-- tion. Town chairmen of the North Fayette county chapter a r e - t h e Rev. c. Barlels, West Union; Miss Clara Smith, F a y e t t e ; Max Thoma, Elgin; Ed Dugstad, Clermont; Dr. V. C. Willis, Waucoma- Mrs. L. H. Hauth, Hawkeye; Mrs. B. H. Kuennen, St. Lucas; Mrs Grant Lauer, Eldorado and Dover township; the Rev. V. C. Grant Randalia; Mrs. Alice Leonhart, Wadena; Ludwig Leyh, Banks township; Hey Finch, Alpha; Mrs. Florence Musser, Auburn; Clifford Bishop, Union township. These chairmen will organize squads of volunteer workers. The drive in West Union'will begin Monday. West Union's quota is $1,950. Cellulose Will Play Major Role Iowa City--As the past century has been called "the age of steel " so the coming era may be called the age of cellulose," according to Prof. George Glockler, head of the University of Iowa's chemistry department. "Many articles of commerce will be made from synthetic lumber derived from cellulose especially grown for this purpose by the botanist and treated by the chemist. This will be necessary because a serious metal shortage will have to bo faced," Prof. Glockiei- said. He declared that cellulose when digested with water and acids, changes into starch-like materials and sugar-like substances which have nutritive RE-ELECTS OFFICERS t°i, iCe r- rht U board ol directors the Joice Co-Operative Creamery met Saturday evening for the annual business session. Claire Dahl was re-elected president and Clarence Slattum vice-president. J. a. f Hagen was re-hired as but- termaker and J. H. Bane retary. · CHART A NEW COURSE FOR YOUR BUDGET Suddenly it's Spring! Well, practically! Because these enchanting new dresses really snatch a leaf from your calendar . . . snatch hearts on furlough dotes! BeWitchfngly feminine lingerie blacks. Springtime-fresh prints, sunshine pastels--dresses to send your spirits. soaring_"his" too! All at AMAZINGLY low prices. $ 8 95 to '25 00

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