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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, January 15, 1945
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14 FEW PLANS MADE FOR VETERANS Survey of Legislatures Shows Laws Pending By UNITED PBESS State 'veterans' aid program still are in the blue print stag with little or no action taken by legislatures to help the returning ·soldier, a survey revealed Mon day. · ' · · ' . · Many legislatures do, however have veterans' aid bills pendinj before them and some action i anticipated this year. · The New Jersey · legislature i en exception. It passed a bill las year granting servicemen loans up to' $3,000/10 establish theraselve iff business. The' state guarantee; 90 per cent of the loan to thi lending bank. Proposed veterans' legislation ranges from free tuition at the state university to bonuses and huge public works programs The Ohio legislature has before it a $2o,000,000 appropriation bil to give veterans a bonus of S12.5' for each month of service over seas and ?10 for each month served in this country. Another bill before the Ohio legislature would permit servicemen to hun without a license. Illinois also i Nebraska's unicameral legisla ture also has before it a proposa to boost the state aid for veteran fund from $1,950,000 Jo 57,950,001 in 6 years. - . A proposal before the Washing ton legislature would create a $25,000,000 post war reserve func .for a huge public works program to provide work during s!ac] ,penods. -.. Another proposal would give lyeterans free tuition at the University of \Vasbington. Arkansa has a similar proposal which would give veterans $150 annually to continue their education - Another proposal · before "the Arkansas legislature would trans- v.fer $100,000 to the vocational education fund for the rehabilitation .of disabled veterans . The Texas legislature has before it a proposal to permit soldiers and sailors to vote without paying any poll tax. One Indiana legislator has proposed · th at soldiers who formerly worked for the. state be guaranteed their old job back and another has introduced a bill giving veterans preference in state jobs. Many legislatures have received no concrete proposals for aiding returning Veterans, but h a v e named committees to study the problem with an eye to introducing appropriate bills to cover the situation. , -_ At least .10 states, acting on the theory that if a man is old enough to fight, he is old enough to vote, show some interest in · proposals to lower the voting age to 18 years. .Georgia already has reduced the voting age from 21 to 1 8 years A bill to reduce the voting age m Ohio, which has the indorse- ment of Secretary of State Edward J. Hummel, has been introduced in the senate. A similar resolution has been introduced in the Indiana senate. Oregon and Oklahoma both have p r o p o s e d cbnstitutional amendments to permit 18 vear olds to vote. Other states where bills reducing the voting age have been introduced or will be introduced are New York, Nebraska, Illinois ·Wisconsin, Utah and Maryland. Hold Funeral Monday for Former Resident St. Ansgar -- Funeral services were to be held Monday at 11 a. m. at the Schroeder and Houg funeral parlors for Ole I. Kinnebere 70. of Duluth, Minn. .'Mr. Kinneberg was a former resident of this vicinity and was engaged in farming. Surviving are his wife and a daughter, who accompanied the body from Duluth to St. Ansgar He also leaves 3 sisters,'Mrs. Matilda Long, Omaha, Nebr Mrs Hannah Bartell, Waterloo Mrs Olga Zimm, Kansas City, Mo. a brother, Martin, who lives in California. Burial was to be in the First Lutheran cemetery, St 'ins- gar. The octopus always tries io devour itself when captured. SI 00 Monthly if Sick or Injured! Up to $6000 For Accidental Loss of Life, Limb or Sight! OMAHA, N2B.-In order to brio^ al ·rotund insurance protection withii the budget of added millions, old ro- Uable Service Life Insurant Com.- P«uiy has just announced an amarin. new combination Sickness-Accident ·nd Hospitahzabon policy that costi fiT »t f mo ?. th . ** J»ys cash benefits that are big enough to be wortJj- ris new Service "Gold Seal" polic? Provides » monthly iacozne up to 1100 a month for cither skknesj or ^erfent «Ii»i,ility plus hospitalben- sfifc to over $650 for a single confme- «nt. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 1945 Wisner Vice President of Columbia Concert Service Next Concert in Series Here Feb. 26 With James Melton, Tenor Arthur Wisner, western manager of Community Concert Service since its inception in 1930, has been elected a vice president of Columbia Concerts, Inc., of which Community Concert Service is a division: The .Community Concert service :s presenting a series of musical events in Mason City this season, the next concert of which is on Feb. 26, when James Melton, tenor, will appear. Announcement of Mr; Wisner's appointment was made by Arthur Judson, president of Columbia Concerts, .the world's largest concert organization which lists on its roster over 100 individual artists, as well as opeia companies, dance groups and other special attractions. Mr. Wisner, from whose Chicago offices approximately 200 Com-*" ARTHUR WISNER munity Concert associations are now serviced, was born on a farm n Athens, Mich. When he was a child his family moved to Battle -reek where his father helped aunch the "health food" movement which was to make the city's name famous. At high school, and t Michigan Business and Normal ollege, \Visner participated in many musical activties. He sang in hurch choir and glee club, played irst B-flat cornet in the band, and ormed a dance orchestra known s 'nviz's Fox Trot Five" which illed engagements throughout outhern Michigan. His talent for organization ap- arent from the very start of his areer, in 1917 Arthur Wisner en- ered education and recreational ·orfc at Camp Custer, Mich., rhere he remained for the duration of the 1st World war. His vork consisted of arranging a vast ntertainment program for the men m service, ranging from con- erts, movies 'and vaudeville to thletics and lectures by members f the University of Chicago. After te armistice his special assign- nent was to "ride" the troop trains rom Hoboken, New Jersey, to emobilization points and keep the lome-coming soldiers happy en- oute. Montana Representative )ies In Washington Washington, (U.R)--Rep. James . O'Connor, D.,. Mont., ranking epresentative from his state, died t his home here Sunday night, 'lis office said Monday. He was 66 nd \Tont. . provides to accumulated cash for accidcnt- / ·! IOD of We, lunbc or light. NO, this is not the usual 'limited" policyvTbls policy specified, * tor ANY and ALL accidents. ALL the common sicknesses, even, for minor injuries; and disability benefits are pud from first day of disability. No ·raiting period. Policy issued BY MAIL at b! e savings wmen or women, ages 15 to 69 NO MKDICAL EXAMINATION T*£t. interested persons may obtain this poUey for 10 DAYS' FREEKAim! ATTON without cost or obligation by ·ending their name, age, address and name of beneficiary to the Service fjfe Insurance Company, Dene. * 5 Omaha 2, Nebraska, ADV. a resident of Livingston, O'Connor was chairman of the "louse Indian affairs committee. O'Connor was born on a farm near California Junction, Iowa, nd aUenaia public and normal chools in Iowa. He was graduated rom the University of Nebraska aw school in 1904 and moved to lontana when he was 21. In his lew slate he engaged in cattle anchitiK and the practice of law. In 1917 he was elected to Ihe Montana state legislature. In 1918 he came here as special counsel for the federal trade commission- He was elected to the 75th congress on Nov. 3, 1936, and was reelected to each succeeding congress. ICELAND VITAL COG IN FLYING PLANES ACROSS Base Provides Many Services for Pilots, Navigators ,Wh o Stop By KEUEL S. MOORE United Press Staff Correspondent Meeks Field, Iceland, (U,PJ_They are still pouring the big bombers into Europe to pulverize Germany's resources to wage war. Within a few hours one morning, while 12 American correspondents were visiting this important army air transport command base approximately a score of sleek, shiny B-17s landed on the field, enroute to Britain. A youthful pilot, of one .ship, who cannot be named, said he had flownifrom Goose Bay, Labrador, in approximately 11 hours. "The weattier was exactly the way they said it would be, scattered clouds at 8,000 feet and slightly overcast over Greenland," he said. "We flew at 9,000 feet to 11,000 feet. It was dark over the icecap but we could see the ice glare below. We got on the beam 300 miles out. The radio was very good. It took us about 4 hours to fly from Presque Isle to Goose Bay." He appeared perfectly confident, and reassured to believe that there had been only 13 accidents in 7,500 crossings by tactical aircraft. This incident was typical of what goes "on here at this base, where Lt. Col. Hugli R. Gilchrist Clinton, Okla'., is ATC commander, and Lt, Col. Roger H. Kruse, formerly of TWA and former resident o£ St. Louis" and New York, is operations officer. The base provides many services. Pilots and navigators are briefed on the course to Britain and shott-n pictures of the approaches. Complete^ weather information indicates their course and altitude. Crews arc housed ~- . «"« oimuue. Lrews arc Moused O Connor is survived by his wi- overnight and planes checked and SV. IVIrs. Katharine A A i «* - c^nri^orl dow, Sirs. Katherine A d a m s O'Connor, a daushler. Mrs. Monte Forney of ITavrc. Jlont.. ana a son, Lt. Miles 3. O'Connor, TJSNK. Mrs. O'Connor is zi her home in Livingston. Lt. O'Conncr returned to active duty after a stay with his father early Monday. Funeral services will be held in Montana. Ambitious Feeders Tell of Short Course Clear Lake--Virgil Ashland and Carl Cooper, who attended the 4- H short course, gave talks on the things they learned there for the program of Lakes Ambitious Feeders 4-H club at the home of Robert Ashland Thursday evening The western lambs will be sold at Norlhu-ood Feb. 2 and 3, it was announced. HOLD OPEN HOUSE Rudd--The Hoover hatchery will have .open house Tuesday serviced. East bound the base Is used primarily by combat craft, as the larger transports usually fly direct from Xewfonnflland to Britain. WesVBound. because of the pre-- vailing winds, many transports slop here. Many carry wounded home. There is a holding hospital here for wounded who stop overnight and facilities for feeding wounded aboard planes that stop briefly. In one day 9 hospital planes stopped here carrying 16 to 18 patients per plane. Since D-day in Europe more than 15,00.0 wounded have been flown back to the United States Meeks field is only one of numerous American installations in Iceland. The Iceland base command, under Maj. Gon. William S. Key. Oklahoma City, is charged with the defense of the country Brig. Gen. Earle Duncan. Durham. Iv Car., is deputy commander Col. Albert D. Chipman, Grand Rapids. Mich., is sector command- whose defense area includes ,vestoc k 2 Meek Field. unique and American. armed forces here by invitation of .the country. Icelanders and Americans alike say this relationship is cordjal and mutually satisfactory: ' ' HARDIN COUNTY DAIRYMEN MEET Iowa Falls -- Arthur Kirchoff, secretary-treasurer o£ the Humboldt County Breeders' association, was to be the speaker at a meeting of Hardin county dairymen to be held in the senior high school building in Iowa Falls Monday evening. The meeting is one of a series of meetings planned by a committee of dairymen and the vocational agriculture department of Iowa Falls high school. Hardin county dairymen have expressed an interest in knowing more about the success oj artificial insemination assbciations for the improvement of dairy herds. GETS CITATION Belmond Louis Tokman recently received a copy of the citation given, his son T4 Leon R. Tokman when he was awarded the bronze star for meritorious conduct at Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea. National Red Cross , Sets Butler's Quota Allison--Hugh L. Mosher, chairman of the Butler county Red Cross, says the National R e d Cross has set the amount at $10,600 to be collected in Butler county for the war fund drive in the county the first week in March Mark G. Waugh, Clarksville, has been named war fund chairman. Co-Op Hires Manager of Retail Milk Sales Forest City--The Forest City Co-Operative Creamery association has hired Alvin Strand of Hani onto wn to take charge of the retail milk department that is being added to the creamery. The association has taken over the milk route of the Hanna dairy. Mr. Strand, former buttermaker at Hanlontown, who received an honorable discharge from the army air corps, has had considerable experience in pasteurization of milk. Dogcatcher Reprieves Canine Sentenced for Eating Licenses Springfield, 111., -- Bobo, a mongrel dog with an appetite lor automobile license plates, was saved from the death cell of the city dog pound Saturday. Bobo had been sentenced to die by · Dogcatcher John GaDagher who found him guilty of eating the soybean-compound state license plates off a number of automobiles. Gallagher said he caught Bobo in the act, but after he announced that the dog must die he got more than 150 pleas from persons wanting to take the mongrel into their homes. Then Chaplain Raymond O'Connor identified Bobo as the missing mascot of the St. Joseph's home for the aged. Gallagher released Bobo on probation. O'Connor said he feared there was not room enough in Springfield for' Bobo and those tasty license plates, so he arranged to send him to Arkansas. There, he hopes, Bobo'will not be subject to temptation. Sidewalk Repair Plan Put on Friendly Basis Chicago, (U.R)--Dallas, Tex., is carrying out a sidewalk repair, and replacement program which does not require critical materials, :he public administration clear- ng house reveals. AH sidewalks in the city were jurveyed and sections in need or areventive repair or replacement were listed. Propertv owners were notified of the cost of repairs leeded and given an opportunity -o have the work done by city :rews at cost or by private con- tactors in accordance with city specifications. Approximately 50 per cent of the owners acted oh receipt of the 1st letter; remaining owners are sent-a 2nd notice slating that if repairs are not made within 30 days the city will do the work and assess the c o s t against the property. Owners who disregard this arc contacted individually in a final effort to conclude the matter on a friendly basis. XAME WELFARE BOARD New Hampton--Mrs. L. P. Rich has been elected chairman of the Chickasaw county board of- social welfare and Clarence Cutsforth was named secretary. Mr. Cutsforth, who is supervisor from the Utica-Jacksonville district, succeeds Severt Roberson, who declined to continue. Men Who Get Up Nights Often Lose Their Pep a'lv?l*"$'·£ sassa' Sin! DrsJ£?i,. E '. J fi rI:0 5r m ' ! f s - Rheumatic ii ' swollen Anfctes. due to non-oreznlc ° i t"^ ·«. ush out e Cyit«x---only 35e.Tcar tkls ant: tax to 003? ini, aii t: be sure ID get suaranuii Cian. O'DEA . . , COMPLETE FINANCE service for retailers, distributors, jobbers, manufacturers, individuals. FAST EFFICIENT LOW COST SERVICE .H.A. Title arm Imple- ents otomobitci ome Appll- ncei Equipment .Account* Receivable \YarehnQ\e Financing Loam Tor Individual requirement* C. F. KR1Z Local Representative O. Box 32 -- Phone 2239 Mason City AGED RESIDENT OF GARNER DIES C. A. Schoenwelter, 89, Extensive Landowner Garner -- Charles A. Schoeh- wetter, 89, well known Garner resident, died at his 'home Saturday evening. He had been in failing health since last spring and seriously ill for the last week. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at the Methodist church'with the Rev. E. F. Broberg in charge. Interment will be in Concord township cemetery. Mr. Schoenwetter . was born Jan. 27, 1855, and died Saturday. Mr. Schoenwetter lived in Garner and Hancock county for many years and was an extensive landowner. He leaves 4 sons, Arthur, George, Edward 'and Victor, all living in the Garner-and Klemrne communities: 3 daughters, Mrs. Emil Pringnitz of Kanawha; Ella, Mrs. Hay Yeager and Myrtle at home. His wife died Feb. 1, 1944. Bode Captain Anxious to Clean Up Japs, Then Go and Finish Hitler Bode--Capt. Le Roy Enger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Axel Enger, is with Gen. Krueger's 6th army., which is playing an important 1 part in the invasion of Luzon in the Philippines. He remarked in a letter dated Dec. 21 that after they finished with the Japs they would go over and finish Hitler. FIRE DAMAGES HOME i Hampton --Fire gutted the interior of the John Immerman home on 2nd street N. E. The fire was discovered on the 1st floor in a room over the furnace about 6 p. m. It spread rapidly to the 2nd floor and attic and the family was able to save very little furniture and no clothing except what they were wearing. The house was. insured. It was owned by Clyde Rowe, Hampton. · Nearly all the quinine for American G d I.s in World War It d by Latin-America. Really "Super" Curtains Super Meadow Mist · With Wat-A-Set Finish, Each Panel 44x90 Wash Beautifully 3 $Q.19 EACH PANEL They're washable, the tailored rayon curtains you can depend on for lasting beauty and a fit at your windows. Less than 2 per cent shrinkage! Extra sheer, eggshell shade. 6-inch bottom hem. Super "Sheer View · 90-in. Wide to Pair Floor Length, 214 Yards 0 In Ivory and Colors .98 PAIR The ruffled curtains almost incredibly full v/ith sweep to the floor and deep, 6-in. cut ruffles. Novelty weave marquisette in fvory and soft colors, rose, peach, maize or-blue. Long wearing. Complete Workroom Service on Draperies, Slipcovers, Upholstery Y O U N K E R S FEDERAL AND FIRST STREET S. E. MASON CITY

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