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BEADLINEf: u ·. ·. t.r »··· mmt \ii « ». m. (M luklU 9 4 B ·«» « K * ^ A M W k ·!»*-,·.». M.M««*. M ^^ ··· V^B M · · Bk MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE SATURDAY, JANUARY S, 1943 PboM 231 or 259 AND KGLO OFFICE ZVt West Main Si U Y«o Do Not Receive p»p*f Before 5t» P. ·. Call 139 u W» Radio Class to Start at High School The first class of radio night school, from the latest course offered through E. S. M. W. T.. will meet Monday evening at 7 o'clock in the Mason City high school. In announcing the course opening, Leo W. Born, class instructor, said new registrations were still being sought. Anyone, man or woman," who wants to learn all practical, fundamental phases of radio this way, may enroll at class-time, he said. ' L. L, Minor is the other E. S. M. W. T. instructor. He and Mr. Born will lead classes three times weekly in studying the radio fun- xlamentals. ·i E. S. M. W. T. stands for "Engineering, Science Management AVar Training." Three classes of .jlS weeks each have been conducted here. In an announcement ^last Monday, Mr. Born reported a high decree of success in undertakings by students of those three classes. The meeting ~ Monday will be held in room 311 of the high school. Clear Lake Calendar Sunday--Youth Fellowship, Methodist church, 6:30 o'clock. Luther League, Zion Lutheran church, 6:30 o'clock; Sunday evening fellowship, 7:45 o'clock. Congo club. Congregational church, 6:30 o'clock. Christian Endeavor, Church of . Christ, 6:30 o'clock. Monday--Methodist Ladies Study club, church parlors, 'i o'clock. Girl Scout troop 2, high school, 4 o'clock. Red Cross surgical dressings, restroom, 7:15 o'clock. Boy Scout troop 30, Methodist church, 7:30 o'clock. Boy Scout troop 17; Sea Scout ship 17, junior high school, 7:30 o'clock. j Senior Girl Scout troop 4, junior high school, 7:30 o'clock. L. D. R., Miss Lois Hein, 506 East Main street. Navy Mothers' club. Legion hall, 7:30 o'clock. O. E. S. officers' practice. Masonic Temple. 7:45 o'clock. Past Noble Grands club, Mrs Chris Estergard, 500 West State street. C. L. A. club, high school gym, R o'clock. Odd Fellows lodge, I. O. O. F. hall, 8 o'clock. Tuesday--Lake township home project leaders' training school, Miss Alma TokJe, all day U. Y. B. Card club, Mrs. H. C. Anderson, 201 East Main street. Hi-Lo Bridge club, Mrs. W. H. Ward, 105 East Main street. Fertile Federated Study club Mrs. Edna Hill Priscilla club, Mrs. J. C. Palmer, 108 South Oak street. Merriment club, Mrs. Rollin Luscomb. Wa-Tan-Ye club, Peter's restaurant, 6:30 o'clock. Congregational Sunday school board, R. R. Rogers home, 403 North Second street. 6:30 o'clock. Red Cross surgical dressings, restropm, 7:15 o'clock. Mobilization day mass meeting, high school, 8 o'clock. Tina Rebekah lodge, I. O. O. F. hall, 8 o'clock. Verity lodge No. 250, A. F. A. M., Mason Temple, 8 o'clock. Wednesday--Clear Lake township home project leaders' training school, Mrs. Shirley Stanfield home, all day. Do Your Bit club, Mrs. A. R. Cain, all day. Lions club, Legion hall, 12:15 o'clock. Lakeside Ladies aid, Lakeside church, 12:30 o'clock. C. L. C. club, Mrs. George Newman, 514 North Third street, ::15 o'clock. Red Cross surgical dressings, restroom, 1:30 o'clock. Today's club, Mrs. James Braheny. 409 North Elm street, 2 o'clock. W. S. C. S., Methodist church . parlors, 1 o'clock. Tabitha circle, Zion Lutheran aid. Mrs. Jens Jensen, 106 East Main street. St. Margaret's Episcopal Guild Mrs. George Bennett, 800 South Third street. Congregational aid, church parlors, 3:30 o'clock; fellowship supper, 6 o'clock. Intramural basketball, h i g h school gym, 6:30 o'clock. O. N. O. club, Mrs. Keith Raw 111 West Center street. Lake's Ambitious Feeders. Chris Jaspcrson home. C. D. A.. Mrs. Ned O'Neill 104 South Oak street, 8 o'clock. Beta Omicron chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, Mrs. F. G. Drew, 319 South Second street. Verity lodge No. 250, A. F. and A. M., Masonic temple, 8 o'clock. Thursday--Rotary club, I. O O F hall, 12:15 o'clock. Red Cross surgical dressings, restroom. 1:30 o'clock. W. R. C. circle, Mrs. Charles Woodward, 104 East Division street. Catholic Ladies aid, St. Patrick's church parlors. Lake View club, Mrs. £ E Thompson. B. P. club, Mrs. Will Tibbets. Oakland club, Mrs. Audrey Orcutt. Sorosis club, Mrs. R. D Hobbins, 2H North Fourth street. Altrurian club, Mrs. R. B. Kennedy, 223 North Third street Trinity circle, Zion'Lutheran am. Mrs. Earl Huntley. · 506 Henry street. Child evangelism classes, Louis Kniwboa a n d s. H. Peterson LYLE F, WATTS WINS ADVANCE Is Appointed Chief of U. S. Forest Service CLEAR LAKE--Lyle F. Wads formerly of Clear Lake, has been appointed chief of the United States forest service, Claude A. Wickard, secretary of agriculture, announced in Washington, D. C Friday night. Mr. Watts was far- merly regional forester at Portland,-Ore., and in recent months has been serving as assistant to Secretary Wickard. Watts, who was born in Lincoln township in 1890, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Walls, was graduated from Clear Lake high school and Iowa State college. In 1931 he entered the forest service as technical assistant on the Wyoming national forest. Mr. Watts has two brothers, Shirley and Cecil, living in Clear Lake, and a sister. Mrs. Alice Meyers, at Mason City. His ap- pointement fills a vacancy in the forestry post caused by the death of F. A. Silcox in 1939, Earle H. Clapp had been acting as chief since that time. Announce '43 Ice Harvest to Open Monday CLEAR LAKE--The 1943 ice harvest will open Monday, the weather being favorable. Ira Stewart announced Friday. A field has been cleared and planed opposite North street and 25 men have been engaged to assist in the work. , About two inches of slush ice was planed off the field and the remaining ice, now sufficiently thick for economical cutting, is in fine condition. Trucks will be used for transporting the ice to ice-houses. Mr. Stewart plans to fill his own ice-house, on Sixth street, between Benfon and Jefferson streets and any other orders, from out of town or in Clear Lake, that may be received. A number o£ orders have already been taken. Ice will be sold wholesale from the ice-house this coming summer, Mr Stewart states. Stewart brothers have been in the ice business 47 years, building their first ice-house in 1896 and the present one in 1911. Chris F. Jacobsen has taken over the former ice delivery business o£ Choate and Chizek and will deliver from the Stewart ice-house the coming season. Christian Workers Plan Special Event CLEAR LAKE--Plans for a special church night Jan. 15 were made by Christian Workers who met at the home of Mrs. Ralph Bowers Friday. Committees on program and refreshments were named. Mrs. Lucy Coe presented a lesson in two parts, '-The Value of Good Literature" and "A Child's Obedience to God." Mrs. Austin Reynolds will be hostess Jan. 22 when Mrs. C. W Butts will give the lesson * * * MRS. C. O. LOS1EN CIRCLE HOSTESS Mrs. C. O. Lomen assisted by Mrs. Henry N. Graven, entertained Deborah circle of the Zion Lutheran aid Friday with Mrs. Arvig Nelson as a guest. The Rev. Ruben Mostrom presented the Bible lesson and Mrs. Fred Rogers led devotions. The next meeting is Feb. 12. Trapping Season to Close on Sunday CLEAR LAKE--The Iowa trap- Ping season for 1942-1943 will close Sunday night at 12 o'clock on the following animals: badger mink, raccoon, skunk, opossum, civet cat and muskrat. J. Z. Stevens announced Saturday. Skins of hides of the above named animals may be held for 10 days after the closing date or until Jan. 20. 1943, without a permit. A permit to hold such fur after Jan. 20 may be obtained upon application which should be filed w:th the State Conservation commission, lOth and Mulberry DCS Moines, within 10 days after Jan 10, 1943. Acording to Iowa law, it is unlawful for any person except a licensed fur dealer to ship, transport, or sell any skins or hides of any fur-bearing animals to dealers or buyers outside of (his state unless he first obtains from tho commission a special permit authorizing such shipment. homes, 4 o'clock. Girl Scout troop 1, junior high school, 4 o'clock. Pythian Sisters, No.. 83, I. O. O. F. hall, dinner, 6:30 o'clock; temple, 8 o'clock. Chivalric lodge No. 82, Knights of Pythias, I. O. O. F. hall, 8 o'clock. Junior Federated club Mrs James Lane, 113% North Third street. Friday--Red Cross surgical dressings, restroom, 1:30 o'clock. P. T. A., Lake school No. 5. Rebekah Social circle, I. O. O. F. hall. 4 o'clock, family dinner, 6 o'clock. Church of Christ, churcli night service. Clear Lake Briefs For Sale: Good corn shelter. R. H. Holt. Phone 69-W. Olav Smedal lias been moved from the receiving station at Boston and is now aboard a sub chaser, Mrs. Smedal learned Saturday. His new address is Cox. Olav Smedal, M-2, U. S. N. R. c/o Postmaster, New York City. Max Paulson, son of Mrs. and Mrs. Henry Paulson, had been promoted to the rank of seaman first class, his parents have learned. He is now in Philadelphia in charge of a construction 'crew which is remodeling the Aycr building which has been taken over by the navy. Art Butls, well drilling elec. pump sales, service. Phone 224. Sine and Sew club will meet at the Tom Barlow home Jan. 20 for a potluck dinner. A training school for home project leaders of Clear Lake township will be hold at the home of Mrs. Shirley Stanfield Wednesday. Miss Lucille Buchanan, HDA, will present the lesson. Each woman is to bring sandwiches and one other dish for the noon luncheon. Dan Karr. who is being cared for at a Mason City nursing home, is showing no improvement. C. AV. Butts, Sr., elec. pumps, jacks and pump repair. Phone 107 Pvt. Ralph McCoy returned to his home in DCS Moines Friday evening after spending a couple of days with his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. M. Vawter. Private McCoy is a paratrooper with the air corps and planned to return Saturday to his position at Fort Benning, Ga. Other guests at the Vawter home were Lt and Mrs Wayne Vawter of Sheldon who flew down Friday and returned Saturday. Lieutenant Yawter is flight instructor for the C P T at Sheldon. Miss Lois Hein will entertain the L. D, R. Monday evening with Miss Betty Foster assisting. Past Noble Grands club will meet at the home of Mrs Chris Estergard, A l t e r apartments. Monday evening for election o£ officers. Sponsors request a good attendance. For Rent--Beautiful neiv small home, insulated, gas heat. Phone Roy Peterson, phone 393. The H. D. club, which was to meet Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Ruben Fryer, and the Linger Longer club which was to meet at the name place on Thursday, have each been postponed a week. Twenty-einht women made 1,400 surgical dressings Friday afternoon. The restroom will be open Monday and Tuesday evenings at 7:15 o'clock for any who can come better at that time. Mrs. V. M. Wallis won the prize in a contest held at a meeting of the Star club at the home of Mrs Robert Miller Friday. Mrs. Charles Ransom assisted. Mrs. G E Wallen will entertain Jan. 22. Roger Allen. 3, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Johnson, who reside north of Clear Lake, is improving following a serious attack of flu. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hanson have received holiday greetings from their son. Tc Sgt. C. M Hansen. who is somewhere in Africa. He said that he was fine. airs. Claytus Stclchcr, 119'/. North Fourth street, returned F r i d a y from Saskatchewan, Canada, where she spent 10 clays With her husband. Mrs. Melcher reports that, while in Canada one of the workmen in her husband's crew reported hearing KGLO on his radio on an Z o'clock morning broadcast. · Mrs. Chris Larson and daughter, Miss Emma Larson, went Saturday to Minneapolis, Minn, to spend several days with their granddaughter and niece, Elsie Kogan, 2V4 years, who is making her home with her grandmother Mrs. Rose Kogan, Mr. and Mrs. Otto E. Pctersei went to Minneapolis. Minn Sat tirday to attend the funeral of ai aunt. Mrs. F. D. Lcilh. who lias spent ihc past in days with her scn-m- liiw and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Kroger. Rock Island. Ill is expected to return home Tiles (lay. She has been assisting iu the cnrc of Wallace, Jr.. who hai been ill with pneumonia. Removal at the barricades OK the coasting hill on North Third street was authorized at a meeting of the city council Friday evening. Frank P. Olcson, Forest City, father of Mrs. George Kabrick and Mrs. Lester Moreiz. who i seriously ill at Park hospital. Mason City, underwent blood transfusions both Friday and Saturday. Pvt. Leon Hayes arrived Saturday morning from Camp Cora- delle, Fla., to spend a seven day furlough with his-parents, Mr and Mrs. Harvey Hayes. Townscnd club met at Cily hai Friday evening. Mrs. Charles Cunninsham was rc-cleclcd president, S. H. Peterson, vice president, and Mrs. OIlic Peterson secretary-treasurer. Mr. and Mrs William Tedder will entertain Jan. 22. Girl Scout Iroop 2 met at ihc high school Friday alternoon to work at repairing books. They meet again Monday after school Mr. and Mrs. Frank Zirbcl, Mr and Mrs. Bert Prcscott and Ja Westcott and Jean were guests o; t h e C o f f e e c l u b which mei Wednesday att he George Prescott home for a picnic dinner. The next meeting is Feb. 3. Verity lodfe Xo. 250, A. F. and A. M., will give work in the third degree at the Masonic Temple Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. On Wednesday evening insinuation of officers will be held with Dr C. E. Wright installing officer and A. W. Mathics installing marshal LEADERS PLAN LAKE PROGRAM Invite Public to Events on Mobilization Day CLEAR LAKE -- Mobilization ay, a movement to co-ordinate Business, professional and labor groups to promote a better understanding of the labor problems of each, will be observed at Clear Lake Tuesday evening at a mass meeting of citizens at the high school at 8 o'clock. While the proclamation of the day made by President Roosevelt was primarily in the interests oE food production, the'co-operation o£ all other departments is needed to make it a success. Local industries, are asked to assist in this great movement to bring food production to the highest possible degree of efficiency. Ira W. Jones and Leo Stork- are assisting Marion Olson, county agent, in arranging a program at Clear Lake. Speakers will be named to talk on the creamery and dairying industries, to tell how schools may co-operate and what the rationing board is doing to help to conserve materials, as well as on numerous other topics. Business in general will also be represented, a panel discussion and an open forum are in prospect. Sponsors arc concerned that each organized group In Clear Lake and the surrounding territory be represented by as many persons as possible and that the? take . back to their groups ihe ideas presented and resumes of discussions heard. The meeting is open to all vithout charge. Names of spcak- TS will be published as soon as the program is completed, Mr Jones announced Saturday. Five Assist at Installation of W. R. C. Head C L E A R L A K E -- M r s . C. E bherwood, conductor, and color bearers. Amelia Burmeister, Margaret Johnson. Mrs. Fred Warren and Mary Belle Schmilz, Mason City, assisted Mrs. H. R. Peitzke installing officer, to install officers of the W. R. C. at I O O F hall Friday afternoon. Eight other Mason Cily corps members were guests. Officers installed were Mrs. A R. Cain, president; Mrs. J V Charlesworth, senior vice president; Mrs. E. E. Strong, junioi vice president; Mrs. Russell Roberts, secretary; Mrs. Henry Van- Zuuk, treasurer; Mrs. I. L. Paulson, conductor; Mrs. Richard Kabrick, guard; and Mrs. Emma Hudson, patriotic instructor. Mrs. Charlesworth, press correspondent; Mrs. Oscar Thompson musician; Mrs. Fred Moffett, chaplain; Mrs. Charles Woodward assistant conductor; Mrs. Charles Johnson, assistant guard, and col- orbearers, Mmes. Fred Funk, S. E. Eldred, Clara Bartmess and Ol- he Peterson. Gifts of appreciation were'given Mrs. Sherwood and her colorbear- ers and to Mrs. Peitzke. The corps presented a gift to Mrs. Cain for her work as president last year and the W. R. C. circle a gift to ils president. Mrs. Kabrick. -Mrs. Emma Duncan and several others of the guests spoke briefly A dinner was served at 12:30 o'clock The next session is Feb. 5. TELLS MISTAKES TO BE AVOIDED M'" 5 -, A - A . Joslyn spoke on Mistakes to Be Avoided in the Post-War Transitional Period' for the program of the D. A. R which met at the home of Mrs. L. E. Ashland Friday evening. Mrs. Joslyn said that, in looking back to the period following World war I, it becomes clear that nothing short of complete victory will be satisfactory. Also that in the midst of the present war our statesmen must prepare for peace by organizing their ideas for presentation at the peace table. The United States must b Frank King Reported Missing in Action in South Pacific Parents of Local Man post with prepared (o help build \var world in accordance the American way ot life. The acceptance of the resignation of Mrs. T. R. Adams as recording secretary was followed by the appointment of Mrs George Ott to fi!l the vacancy Mrs. C. F. Crane will act as cor responding secretary and Mis: Mollic McGowan as press reporter. 1 Mrs. L. C. Stuart will be hostess Feb. 5 and Mrs. Ashland will give the lesson on "Woman Power and the War." Mrs. Fred Dawson Is Buried at Clear Lake CLEAR LAKE -- Funeral services lor Mrs. Fred Dawson. 76 who died al her home. 116 E a s t Stale street. Thursday evening alter a long illness, were held a the Methodist church Saturdav afternoon. The Rev. Thomas B Collins, pastor, conducted the riles and burial was in Cleai Lake cemetery. Ward's funcra home made the arrangements Ed Rushia, Charles Ransom Harvey Coc, W. J. McGowan Ray Baker and Charles Wolforc were pallbearers. Mmes. Wolford Ransom and B. A. Davis arrangec the flowers. The Rev. W. H. Ashcraft, pastor of the Gospel Tabernacle, and Miss Vivian Turner sang "M Saviour, First of All" and "Beautiful Garden of Prayer." Pvt. Leon Hayes, a nephew, arrived Saturday morning from Camp Coradclle, Fla., to attend the rites. - Potton Officer Candidate FRANK KING Receive Word From United States Navy Mr. and Mrs. Ray King, 105 Fifteenth street northwest, have received word from the United States government that their son Frank King, 21, of the United States navy, has been reported missing in action. No details have been received. Mr. King enlisted in October, 1937. He was a first class petty officer on duty in the Pacific He enlisted here upon his graduation from the Mason City high school and was serving his second enlistment. Mr. King's wife, who was at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1341 when the Japs attacked, is now residing in California with her mother. A brother, Raymond King, Jr., is in the quartermaster division ~ of the army stationed in Northern Ireland. He was in the first contingent of the A. E. F. to reach Ireland. RED CROSS GOES ROUND WORLD TO Mason City H E L P MILLIONS Calendar Leffler Speaks en Contributions of Local Chapter "What is the Red Cross?" C. E. ^effler, chairman of the annual Jerro Gordo county Red Cross meeting Monday night, posed that eading question at the outset of u's KGLO Forum talk Friday. "What is the Red Cross? Have you ever been asked that question'.' 3r asked it of someone yourself?" Mr. Leffler began. The answer came in a variety of illustrations: "Thanks for Hie sweaters. We wore them all through the battle." --From a soldier's letter. * * * 'In Ihc far north doughboys blew frosty breath into their hands to ward off the Arctic chill. Inside two long huts Red Cross workers were preparing warm refreshments. "Three thousand xvomea and children were carried to prepared places of safety as the first bombs fell on Pearl Harbor. "The mother of four small children in dire need has been given a helping hand--maybe here in our own home town--yet you and I have heard nothing of it. * * * "A hurricane strikes in Texas, a flood in Ohio, a fire in New York, an earthquake in California--immediately, aid is given to all people in need, irrespective of race, creed, or politics. * ·¥· * "That's the Red Cross!" said Mr. Leffler. "No, not all of it, by any manner or means." Mr. Leffler told of the contributions of the people at home in making these acts of aid possible. The home front has made the sweaters, contributed to the morale work in the far north, and praised the Red Cross work at Pearl Harbor, be snid. "Don't you think," Mr. Lofller asked. "this U an organization we should all know more about?" He urged attendance at the annual meeting Monday night o£ the Cerro Gordo county chapter. Its scene is_ the Mason City high school auditorium and the time is 8 o'clock, Mr. Leffler announced * * * A dramatic answer to that question, "What Is the Red Cross?" will be given, with members of the little theater group staging a production directed by Mrs. Charles Grippen. Miss Ellen Smith, formerly director of vocal music in the local schools, and now a Red Cross as sistant field director at Great Lakes naval training station, will ;ive a report. The m e e t i n g . Mr. Loftier stressed, is open to the public. BANKS MAKE REPORTS EMMETSBURG -- Statement . ~- · · -- «kw.vi,»tiu otitjj ftujpnus, i\cmDic s i: in' showing the condition of, the two shop will give a 35 boauct h a n k e T-,orr ll-tr. r t *.r,t~~*i cr : ~ ft , .,. .. n";-* here, the Central Savings Savings bank, have been in Iowa Trust and show that there creases in several departments. The combined total footings are 53,661,188.06, which is an increase of $"18,154.55 since the last statements were issued three months ago. Jan. 11--Annual meeting of Cerro Gordo county Red Cross chapter, high schca auditorium at 8 p. m. Jan. 11--State guard dinner dance at Hotel Hanford. Jan. 12--Farm Mobilization day Jan. 2 1 -- A n n u a l meeting of Winnebago Boy Scout council at Hotel Hanford. Group sessions at 3 p. m.. council business meeting at 5:30 and banquet at 6:30 p. m. Jan. 25--Women's Symphony Concert, high school auditorium, 8 p. m., second number North Iowa Concert league series. Jan. 26--Doctor Max Ilauichl to give first of scries of International Understanding lectures at high school auditorium at 8 p. m Jan. 26-27--Apparel salesmen's caravan at Hotel Hanford. City Briefs Children playing with matches set fire to papers on the floor ol a vacant yarage at 218 Fiftcentl street northwest, about 5:18 o'clock Thursday afternoon. Firemen used a handpump to extinguish the blaze. A daughter weighing 7 pound Hi ounces was born to Mr. am Mrs. Lester Johnson, Rockford at the Mercy hospital Thursday. A son iveighiiif 10 pounds 1J- ounces was born to Mr. and Mrs Vern Aiger, Garner, at the Merc hospital Friday. Rita Jean Is First Baby Born in '43 Rita Jean. 7 pound 14 ounce daughter bom to Mr. and Mrs Richard Wciland, Britl, ;it the Mer cy hospital at 8:26 o'clock Ncv Year's night, was the first bab born within tile limits of Mason City in I!)43. acording to thi judges, and will be the rccipien of the prizes offered by a numuc: of Mason City merchants. Official announcement of tin winner will be made to the par. cuts and the first child and parents will receive credit for S? worth of Betsy Ross Vitamin I bread, to be purchased from th parents' grocer; 52 in laundry work by the Ideal American and Zoric Dry Cleaners; and 8 by 10 hand painted photograph from the Russell studio. The Carl Grupp Food Shop wil give $2 credit for baby food; the P. G. E. will give $5 credit toward the purchase of merchandise: the First National bank wil open o SS savings account for the baby; Marshall and Swift com pany will give S5 credit in fin trade. Ilerinnnson Brothers dairy wil give S2 in milk tickets: the Proscription Shop will give S3 ji baby supplies; Kcmblc's Flmvc. flowers to the mother: ...-....,, ....... ...^ V,V,.L, U L .j.4v*(, fc ;, i m w u i s 10 me moincr: ,Lyo Bank and Trust company, and the cleaners will give S2 credit nn ri. Tmvn TV,,,, -,,,,, c ,,. : ,,-.,,. clc:lnin g. K resge's store will Rivt a layette, and the Mason Citj Globe-Gazette will give a year subscription to the paper. Buy War Savings Bonds an*. Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carcicr boy. Mrs. John Humphrey, Local Pioneer, Dies at Hospital Riles to Be Held at St. Joseph's Church on Monday Morning Mrs. John Humphrey. 78. died st a local hospital about 12:20 o'colck Saturday morning, following an illness of two years. She was a pioneer resident of Mason City, having lived here for the past 74 years. Mrs, Humphrey was born Mary Belle Emerson, daughter of Matt and Sarah Emerson, May 25, 1864, at Beaver Dam. Wis. She was married to John Humphrey, Feb. 26, 1888, at St. Joseph's Catholic church in Mason City. * * * Surviving Mrs. Humphrey are her husband, a retired engineer of the Milwaukee road, one son, Steven J. Humphrey, Clear Lake, one daughter, Mrs. L. J. Finnegan, Mason City, and a grandson, L. S. Willis O. radon, associated with his father, W. L. Patton, and his brother, lloger Patton! in (he real cslale, insurance and loan business, has received word that iie has Qualified as a volunteer officer candidate in the army and will report at Camp Dod^c on Jan. 2« or 27. Miss Cain to Be Navy Instructor Finncgnn, Kansas Cily. Mo. Mrs. Humphrey wns preceded in death by her parents, and o sister, Anna. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic church, the Ladies' Auxiliary of the B. of L. E., and the St. Joseph's Tabernacle society. * * * The body will lie in stale at the Humphrey home, 221 East State street, from Saturday evening until the time of services. The Rosary will be said there at 8 o'clock Saturday and Sunday evenings. The Tabernacle society will say the Rosary there at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 o'clock Monday morning at St. Joseph's Catholic church, with Father Gerald Steiert in charge. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Catholic cemetery. The Meyer fu- ncra) home in charge. Miss Ethel M. Cain, girls' adviser and mathematics teacher at Alasou City high school, is the fourth (cachcr to leave the school system in the last three weeks. She resigned effective Friday to go to Cornet! college as mathematics instructor in the navy's fire-flight school there. Miss Annabcllc Wooilwnrd, former kindergarten teacher at Harding school who reported tins week to the army's technical radio school as instructor, has been replaced by Mrs. Wilbur Clinc, formed kindergarten teacher at Otlunnva. lUrs. Roberta Seimers. who formerly taught at Goldficltl, has laken the place vacated in ninth jiradc English at Koose- vclt junior hiffli school by an ss Vivian Bancroft. Miss Bancroft accepted a position at Newton hish school as dramatics instructor. IMMANUEL HAS ANNUAL SESSION Reports Show Church Progress in Year Reports of fhe work of the Immanuel Lutheran church for (hi past year, as submitted to the n n n u a l meeting of the churcl Friday evening, showed an encouraging progress and severa records established. Membership was shown to bi at n peak figure, amounts re ceived in membership fees set ; new high amount, and pledges fo the comint; year were the best i- the History of the church. All cur rent obligations of the churcl were ]Kiid. The ;iu:;iliarv organ! zations rcuortctl progress in bot lin:mci;ij ami service programs. Board members were elected ^ follows: To the board of do;icoii Vcrncr Gustafson. Henry Hcrlin djihl, J. II. Hallbcck ;jnd E. . Kramer; to Ihc board of trustee R. C. Fcrnstrom and Gcorg Schrivcr: secretary, B. E Setter berg; Sunday School superinlen dent, Mrs. Howard Gage; organis Miss Glendora Settcrberg: hea usher. George Schriver; auditoi Airs. Roy Myers. Delegates to tl district and state conventions w be selected by the board of ai ministration. Presidents of the various group within the church as elected fo 1943 are Mrs. Vc-rner Gustafson president of the Dorcas Aid sc ciety: Miss Olive Larson, Women Missionary society: Miss Marccd( Balck. Martha Missionary sodct Rachel Nielsen, the Junior Mi'- sionary society: and the paslor Ihe Luther League. Presidents the Brotherhood and of the dh sions of Ihc Dorcas Aid socici will be clcc-tcd at January meet ings. The Rev. B. T. Erholm pastor of the church. * if *· TO BE THRIFTY have Pulh do your Plumbing and Ilc'alingr. One way to SAVE. J.C.PUTHCO. AIR RAID WARDEN NROLLMENT IN 1ST AID AT 500 Classps on Monday Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 7:30 p. m. The largest enrollment over egistered in Red Cross first aid lasses in Cerro Gordo county ,-as reported at the opening ses"- ions of the course for Mason 'ity's air raid wardens and fire catchers. More than 500 attended 10 first week's classes. J. F. Vaguer, chief air raid warden, eported Saturday. Attendance is expected to crowd the 700 mark during the cominsr week. ' Mr. Wanner said, and eventually it is hoped to have more than 1,000 men trained in first aid as part of the air raid precautions setup. * * * "It is hoped that all fire watch- rs will take the first aid course," aid the chief, "so that they will c qualified to replace air raid ardens who may drop out or bo :mporarily unable to serve." Those who missed the first class should not hesitate to attend the comlnp week, Mr. Wagner said, because the first lesson will be reviewed so that everyone still will start off on equal terms. Anyone who is unable to at- :nd the class at his regularly issigned time and place may at- end any of the other classes dur- ng the same week, he added, be- ause the same lessons are being given each place the same week. * ¥ * The schedule for the coming vcck is the same as previously, ill classes starting promptly al :'JO p. m.: MONDAY--Roosevelt j u n i o r lifih, third ward sectors 5, e, 7, 12, 3, 14, 19 and fourth ward sec- ors ·!, 5, G and 9. TUESDAY-- H a r d i n R school, .irst ward sectors 15, 16', IT, 19, JO, 21, 22. Monroe school, second vard sectors 4, 5, C, 7, 8, 12 13 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24; WEDNESDAY--Wilson school, second ward sectors 19 and 20 and fourth ward sectors 11 and 13. Central Heights at school THURSDAY--Jefferson , school .irst ward sectors 13 and 18 and bird ward sectors IB, 17 18 "0 21 and 22. Grant school, fourth ward sectors 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 10 12 H. Garfield school, third ward sectors 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11 anci 15. High school, first ward sectors 1, 2, 3, ·}, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9/10, 11, 12 and'14 and second ward sectors 1, 2, 3, 9, 10 and 11. Mrs. Ora L. Pringle Services Held; Burial at Memorial Park Funeral services for Mrs Ora L. Pringle, 54, who died at a local hospital Wednesday following in illness of nbout five years, were held at the chapel oC the Me- Auley and Son funeral home Saturday afternoon, with the Rev- Paul Arnold Peterson of the Wesley Methodist church in charge. Mrs. Paul Peterson sang "Beau- t i f u l Isle of Somewhere." and "Cily Foursoiuarc." Mrs. Ray Cntcs accompanied at the organ. Mrs. Sid Bemis and Mrs. Paul Carey were, in charge of flowers. Relatives nnrl friends attending the services from out of the city were Mr. and Mrs. William Ballard, Waller and Clarence Ballard, Mrs. Inez White, Mrs. Lavina Rose, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Mosher, Mrs. Grace Porter, all of Rockford, and Mr. and Mrs. Bert Furness, Sheffield. Pallbearers were Sid A. Bemis, William Lane, Howard Leonard, Mox Schutz, Jess Dennis and Perry Freitag. Burial was at Memorial Park cemetery. Mrs. Nick McCloud Sues for Divorce on Grounds of Cruelty Ruth McCloud filed suit for divorce from Nick McCloud in district court here Saturday on the grounds that he is a convicted felon. McCloud was sentenced July 15. 1941, to seven years in the state penitentiary on a bad check charge, according to the petition. Mrs. McCioud also asks custody of a minor child. The couple was married Aug. 15, 1939, at Forest City and lived together until July G, 1941, Mrs. McCloud sfated in her petition. Buy \Var Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. THOMAS MACHINE CO. \VE DO ALL KINDS OF MACHINE WORK ALL WORK GUARANTEED Phone 2503 303 2nd S. VV. STason City Electric Motor Repairing By Experienced Men NEW AND DSED MOTORS BOUGHT AND SOLD ZACK BROS. ELECTRIC CO. 302 Second S. W. Phone 917

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