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January 12, 1943

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 14

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 1943 Rationing Calendar TtRES--Passenger car inspoctio deadline--Jan. 31. Commercia vehicles inspection deadline- Jan. 15. GASOU.VE-- "A" book coupoi No. 3 (4 gallons each) good unt Jan. 22. FUEL OIL--Period 2 coupons (1 , gallons each) good until Jan. 20 Zone B; Jan. 27. Zone A. Pe riod 3 coupons (11 gallons each .good until Feb. 20 Zone Z- Feb 22, Zone A. COFFEE--Coupon No. 28 ( ' pound) valid Jan. 4 to Feb. 7. . .SUGAR -- Coupon No. 10 ( pounds) expires Jan. 31. REGISTRATION -- All person who do not hold war ratio Book No. 1 (Sugar Book) raus register with their local vvu . price and rationing boards be fore Jan. 15 to be eligible to War Ration Book No. 2. - Rationing boaud offices in post office building. Here in : Mason City l/nitized Wallpaper at Payne'i .' Father C. Burnett Whitehea, of the St. John's Episcopal churcl in Mason City is in Davenport thi ·week, attended an executive ses sion of the bishop and council o the diocese of Iowa. Picture framing--Shepherd's. Mrs. Vivian T. Neal, 305'/ North Washington avenue, is nov , receiving training at Westministe university, St. Louis, Mo., pre paratory to becoming an instruc tor in radio in the army air corps Her husband, Bennett C. Neal, i in the army and is stationed a Camp Welters, Tex. · M he's in the service . . . givt him a money belt. Abel Son. Inc . i Birth certificates have been filet .for Wendell Douglas, son of Mr .and Mrs. Wendell Bainter, 41i ·Washington avenue northwest born Dec. 13; Craig Allen, son oi .Mr. and Mrs. Frank Conway, 21 1 ,*. Sixth street northeast, born Dec" 13; Patricia-Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrse. Wayne Larsen, Route 1. born Dec. 13, and Wanda Lou, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hougen, 917 Filmore avenue born Dec. 13. Refinance to Advantage your home contract or mortgage. M C Loan lav. Co., 109 E. State St. Herbert L. pleson, purehasiuc agent for a ship company in Tacoma. Wash., is visiting this week in Mason City and Forest City called home by the illness of his father, Frank Oleson of Forest City, in a Mason City hospital Mr. Oleson, who lived his boyhood in Forest City, was a resident of Mason City from 1914 t 0 1919, having been associated with the Blythe-Markley, S e n n e f f Bliss and Witwer and A M' Schanfce firms during that time For several years before taking over his present position, he was with the federal immigration department. _ Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette earner l*oy. NO ASPIRIN FASTER than genuine, pure St. Joseph Aspirin. World s largest seller at 10*. None safer jjonc surer. Demand St. Joseph Aspirin' MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE M,? r ?s s Elects. .*«cers ; Plans Campaign Red Cross Recreotion Work in Mason City! TABLEAU GIVES STORY OF WORK OF ORGANIZATION Tremendous Program of Chapter Reflected in Annual Reports Cerro Gordo county's chapte o£ the American Red Cross he] its annual meeting at the hig school auditorium Monday nigh the largest und most inclusiv meeting br its kind held by thi organization in Mason City, an the auditorium was well filled I ireet the local workers and few Mason Cityans working i the field at present for.the Re Cross. The evening was climaxed b a presentation of the story of th Red Cross in tableau form, wit a commentator, John Dibble re latmg events in the organization' history. The production was by group from the Mason City Littl Theater, under the direction Mrs. Velma Grippen * * * Throughout the program, it was an evening of reports, uniforms, introductions and reviews and the word was "successful" throughout. Activities of the local chapter during the past year were on the same stupendous scale in which all war activities are now carried on. * ¥· * t Assistance to. 107 veterans medical care for 29 veterans, 36 active servicemen aided in com municating with their families, di rect relief for 48 families of ac ive servicemen, the first 100 per :ent junior enrollment since World war 1, 160 Christmas boxes "or children of foreign lands, the warding of 772 standard. 260 ad- 'anced and 89 First Aid certifi- ates, 688 home nursing certifi- ates and 84 nutrition certificates ·ere but part of the service- Seventeen motor corps certifi- ates also were issued to women i'ho have given 102 hours of vol- nteer service. Twelve women . r ere enrolled lor nurse's aide raining. Through the American National Red Cross inquiry was nade concerning the welfare ol 5 servicemen. Through the In- :rnational Red Cross 130 civilian icssages were transmitted. * ¥ ¥ Fifty-eight qualified for First iid instructors, the local chapter erved as host to Surgical Dress- ngs Institute and provided two eople as supervisors; provided 98,695 surgical dressings for the rmy and navy; produced 2055 nitted and 26,109 sewed gar- aents for the service organiza- ons and foreign war relief- filled 10 comfort kits. Surgical dressings workers, knit- "rs and sewers numbered 2,106 id volunteered 55,854 hours' of srvice. Chairman T. L. Connor intro- uced the committee chairmen: i". R. E. Smiley, home service; Irs. Rob Roy Cerney, junior Red ross; Larry Heeb, first aid; Mr=. arle Sheka, first aid; Chris Lettier, disaster; Mrs. W. Earl Hall ---··" ----^^B^^HWHH^H^HBM Announcement The combined facilities of the Midland Investment Company and the United Financial Service are now located in one office at 15' 2 N. FEDERAL AVE. You now have at your service two Mason City's leading personal finance companies. of WHEN YOU NEED MONEY JUST CALL 57 Briefly outline your needs. I twill be necessary to make but one trip to our office, thus conserving tires and gasoline. MIDLAND INVESTMENT CO. combined with UNITED FINANCIAL SERVICE "Family Finance Counsellors" J5 ? /2 North Federal Avenue Over Ford Hopkins Drug Store publicity; Mrs. John Senneff, eamp and hospital service; F. W. Osmundson, war fund; Mrs. R. E. Smiley, nutrition; Mrs. Jay Lorenz, production; Mrs. Frank Pearce, motor corps, rmd Mrs. H. L. Campbell, nurse's aide. Chairman F. W. Osmundson of the svar fund committee an- lounced the forthcoming drive for funds, speaking briefly of the commendable committee he has working with him. Mrs. J. E. McDonald, secretary, read the minutes of the last meeting and Roy B. Johnson, treasurer, cave the treasurer's report, showing a balance of $5,881.50. * * * Miss Nancy Cummings, a r senlative of the midwest b,^^. of the Red Cross, spoke briefly o he functions of the Hed Cross ·ecruiting nurses, public health lursmg, disaster nursing, teaching iome nursing and volunteer nurse's aides. Officers elected were T. L. Connor, chairman; Syd Thompson, 'ice chairman: F. W- Osmundsn 'ice chairman: Mrs. J. E. McDon- ild, secretary; Roy B. Johnson, reasurer. The executive commit- ee elected consists of the officers and Rabbi Nathan Levinson Mrs Jarl Dean, Ralph Lloyd Jones lerman M. Knudson, W. Earl Hall Miss-Ellen Smith, former director, of vocal music at the Mason City high school and now Red Cross recreational worker in the U. S. navy hospital at .Great Lakes, was the guest of honor of the North Iowa Concert League ticket organization at a breakfast in the Green Mill Tuesday morning. Simultaneously some 80 members of the air corps en- route front Georgia to Sioux Falls, S. Dak., stopped at the Green Mill for breakfast. Miss Smith is shown above leading some of the army men in singing. The boys were also entertained by a girls' trio, Donnis Klempnauer, Maxine Ludeman and Betty Gruns, who came to sing at the breakfast meeting which was held in the English room of the cafe. Heading the ticket organization of the league is Mrs. John Vance. (Lock photo, Kayenay engraving) = Hughes J. Bryant Named as riv | Assistant Clerk in House 1 h , H - u - ' he latter three being branch direc- The board of ,,,,.,, ^ tlje . ear will be Ralph Lloyd Jones I.H. Boyce, W. Earl Hall, Roy B! T. L. Connor, D, H. Fitzpatrick! Irs. J. J. Sheldon. Rabbi Nathan .evinson. Mrs. Ben Skadland, frank Sturgis, Dr. T. A. Nettleton, ; Irs. Earl Dean. Marion E. Olson Irs. Ernest Buss, Dr. R. E'. imiley. Mrs. ,T. C. Davenport. Lester ·Iilhgan, Mrs. Floyd Johnson, C. E. Cornwcll. Syd Thompson,' Mrs. Helen Shipley, Enoch A. forem, Mrs. Hugh Shepard, H. M. 'inudson. Miss Hazel Thomas the Rev. Alvin N. Rogness, L. L. Raymond, the Rev. Carl Kurt, Mrs. John Senneff, Mrs. George A Reynolds and L. J. Skyles. * * * The staff includes Mrs, Mabel . Sondergaard, executive secreary: Mrs. Thelma Raw, home ervice secretary; and Mrs. Marge Hepp, office secretary. Taking part in the tableaux were L. Hudson, Mrs. Emerson Deck- r. Gale Grippen, Ed Dunlop, Wiliam Laupitz.Marshall Erwin. Dick Vhipple, Bernard Main. Phyllis Uchty. Mary June Poshusta Mrs. Don Honn, Karl Haasc, Waren Tilton. Dan Hamilton, Mrs. -urtis Friesncr. Richard Mntt Dean Hugi. Stratton Shannon," *uth Kellogg, Willis Bramhall. Thompson, Jack Shumate, J. - Fitzgerald, Jim Archie, Les Val- ntme. Mrs. D. G. Klernpnaucr Irs. Fitzgerald and children, J. J., r., and Rosemary, E. A. Smith lichelle Sherman, Jo Ann Blow- re. Mrs. E. A. Narland, Mrs. ames Woods. Miss Kay Siesseger, Iiss Katherine Wenzel, Bonnie uck and representatives of the arious Red Cross departments in- (uding knitting, sewing, surgical ressing, motor corps and the like. * * * John Dibble--narrator, told the tory of the Red Cross over a pub- e address system. Mrs. B. Raymond Westell sang Angels of Mercy."' Carlcton S t e w a r t . Marjorie mith ami Ralph Geer furnished the_ musical accompaniment. F. L. Hudson and Margo Mulane furnished speaking effects. The production was directed bv Mrs. Charles Grippen. assisted by Gcorge Bowling. Frank Cola and Eleanor McLaughlin. James Kelso was in charge of makeup. from the University of Iowa law lirectprs for the school in 1935. He is a former chairman of the fourth district Young Republican league and his father is a lifelong republican. The house accepted the recommendations of its patronage committee in making the selection. Others named by the committee include Tom King, Shenandoah, reading clerk, Lillian Ka-., nealy, Ames, enrolling clerk, Phyllis Rogers, Coon Rapids, general clerk. W. J. Scarborough of DCS BATTERIES Recharged 50e 112 South Federal Former Mason Cityan Is Recommended by Committee for Post Hughes J. Bryant of Mason City was named assistant clerk of the Iowa house o£ representatives as the 30th general .assembly convened Monday. A year ago Mr. Bryant was ap~ pointed deputy secretary of state by Secretary Earl G. Miller. He '·"-* beeri oracticine law with his HUGHES J. BRYANT Moines was elected secretary of the senate. Other officers named by the senate committee included Hope Hull, Jefferson county, and Edna Gillispie of Polk county as journal clerks and Frank Buck of Story county, scrgeant-at-arms. Food Production to Bring Victory, Financial Security Annual Meeting of Production Credit Association Held Members of the Mason City Production Credit association, at their annual meeting Monday in the Y. M. C. A.,'heard H. W. Anway, secretary of the Production Credit Corporation of Omaha, say that increased food production will not only pave the road to victory but also the road to financial security. Amvay said unlimited demand, plus price assurances, presents the farmer and rancher a two-fold" opportunity to help his nation and himself. * * * "Doubling up" on rides, and a shorter meeting, allowing members time for other business brought 68 members to the credit co-operative meelinz. * * * The members re-elected Ray Dunkelberg of. Rockford to the board of directors and elected Ernest Haugen to the board. Other Production C r e d i t association board members are Arthur Butler of Nortlnvood. C. M, Palmer of Forest City and L. R. Curran of Mason City. Starting at 1 p. m. the meeting was devoted to business of the association and a report of its activities in 1342 by Secretary- Treasurer M. E. Clavbur" * ¥ * Clayburg emphasized the availability of credit for increased food production and pointed out that the Mason City Production Credit association had loaned over S3.- 000.000 to farmers and livestock men during its nine years of operation. The Mason City Production Credit association serves farmers and livestock men in Cerro Gordo W o r t h . Winnebaeo, Hancock- Floyd, Mitchell, Franklin and Howard counties. Loans are made for all types of farm operations. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier b»y. TWO JUVENILES HELD BY POLICE Charged With Breaking Into Business Places Leroy Newman. S15 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, a'nd \Vaync Pickard, 515 Van Buren avenue northwest, are being held by police for juvenile court on charges of breaking and entering. The two boys, 15 and 14 respectively, were arrested by police Monday afternoon. They admitted to breaking into seven business establishments and obtaining approximately 560 in cash, five cartons of cigarets, candy and pop. One boy said he would stand guard as the, other entered the building. They began breaking into buildings about Dec 22 1042 they admitted to police. Places they said they entered were West-Hart Lumber company, Buchler-Bishop grocery Murphy-Olson grocery. H o m e Town gas station. Capital Tobacco corporation, Pastime Beer Garden and the Garfin grocery. Buy War Savings Bnuds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Electric Motor Repairing By Experienced Men NEW ANB USED MOTORS BOUGHT AND SOU) ZACK BROS. ELECTRIC CO. 302 Second S. W. Phone 877 TORESDAHL RITES HELD EAGLE GROVE--Mrs. Lina Toresdahl, 73, housewife, died at th'e residence on North Jackson avenue. Friday, Jan. 8. Funeral services were held Monday at the East Side Lutheran church in charge of the Rev. T. J. Severtson, pastor of the church. Burial was in Rose Hill cemetery. PLAN INCREASE IN '43 BUDGET Our Saviour's Church Holds Annual Meeting The estimated budget for Our Saviour's imatcc Luthicran church for 1943 was set. at about ?200 more than for 1942, according to reports read at the annual meeting o£ the church Monday evening. The reports showed a growth in membership and attendance at worship services. When receipts are completed the building will be debt free, according to the report of the building committee, which showed all bills paid. Last year's budget was met and exceeded by $400. Officers elected for the ensuin" year were Almon J. Brakke, chairman; Mrs. Henry Hendrickson, deaconess for three years; Merlin Badker, John Anderson Charles Allison and Albert Hunt. trustees- Mrs. Albert Hunt, secretary; Dallas VanHorn, financial treasurer- Herbert Schwanke, treasurer. ' Randall Jones was e l e c t e d building fund treasurer; Mrs. Randall Jones, church pianist; Betty Cogill, Jones, assistant Sunday pianist; Randall school superin- school secretary and treasurer- Arthur Erickson, assistant; Kenneth Johnston, head usher- George Rose, Harold Madole, Richard Bridgeford. Ted Bloxham and Fredrick Wander, ushers ELLEN SMITH ON Mason City PROGRAM!TALKS Calendar ON WAR EFFORT Reveals Extensive Work Carried on by Red Cross Expressing an appreciation at being home once again in Mason City, Miss Ellen Smith, former director of vocal music in the Mason City high school and junior college, and now a recreational worker of the Red Cross stationed at the United States Naval hospital, Great Lakes, III., told of the experiences she has had since leaving Mason City seven months ago. "For many years you have been giving dollars to the Red Cross," said Miss Smith, "and perhaps you havz wondered where this all go-js. Then along comes a war and you do so many things. You are all anxious to do your part. Are these things put to good use? I assure you they are." * * * Miss Smith told briefly of her training in Washington, D. C., after leavhie Mason City last June, of her assignment to Shepard field, Texas, from St. Louis on June 30, and of her later assignment to Great Lakes Naval hospital, giving her experience in both the army and navy recreational work iu hospitals. * * ··(· In Texas she said the Red C r o s s housed the lower floor offices, kitchen, recreational unit was a^two story structure, " b e i n g used f o r --, a u d i t o r i u m , lounge, library and lobby, and the upper floor being used for living quarters, for personnel and parents or families oE soldiers critically ill. Entertainment is provided for ~«..^, .JHIIMOJ annum superm- nuwever, IVLISS bmitn said White tendent; Richard Limning, Sunday Christmas" became the theme «^^i _,,--.._.. -_., . the boys at the .recreational cen ters and "the aim is to have as many as possible participate in group entertainment such as community singing," .according to" Miss Smith. At Shepard field. Miss Smith said, her contacts were interesting. 1 There the recreational workers were classified as officers. They ate at the nurses' mess and had "good food and plenty of it." With the coming of November, however, Miss Smith said "White song arid she asked to be transferred "back to God's country." As a result she found herself next at Great. Lakes naval training station, which presented prob- cla ,, lems almost in exact contrast to tion that of the army. Practically no tire recreational work had been undertaken in the naval hospital and this had to be built up from the beginning, with a Dutch commander of the old school in direct charge. What has been done in a short time at this hospital also was told by Miss Smith, including the Thanksgiving day dinner for the boys in the hospital, the Christ- Jan. 12--Farm Mobilization day. Jan. 2 1 -- A n n u a l meeting of.. Winriebago 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. 23--Women's Symphony Concert, high school auditorium, 8 p. m., second number North Iowa Concert league series. Jan. 2S--Doctor Max Habicht to give first of series -of International Understanding lectures at high school auditorium at 8 p. nj. Jan. 26-27--Apparel salesmen's caravan at Hotel Hanford. mas program and the carolling which was a job in itself. * * ¥ A few suggestions for the local Red Cross unit in preparation o£ kits and materials for the boys was given. She suggested that the Junior Red Cross cannot be too careful m putting things together for use and suggested that '.'It you are planning on giving something to the Red Cross, just don't give clean out the attic, but something that is usable." "I have already seen boys back from service at Great Lakes. That's the time when you feel you are doing something for the boys and I assure you we will have to give until it hurts." Mrs. Matilda Brakel Rites Held; Burial at Elmwood Cemetery Funeral services for Mrs. Matilda Brakel, 60, who died at a local hospital Thursday, following a lingering illness, were held at the Major Memorial chapel Monday afternoon with the Rev. M. O. Lee of the Central Lutheran church in charge. Mrs. Raymond Kiester sang Beautiful Isle of Somewhere" and ·Abide With Me." Mr*. Roy Ser- vison accompanied at the organ *" Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Schilling were in charge of flowers. Pallbearers were Erwin Siewert- sen, Paul Thompson, Casperson, Martin Robert Siewertsen, --. , ~.wuk.Li. kj*c%v d iseil Emil Casperson and Paul Matzen. Burial was at Elm wood cemetery. The Major funeral home in charge. Internal Revenue Office to Close for Three Days The bureau of internal revenue the Federal building will be --· '··-- Wednesday afternoon ciuiiaay to permit the offi- to attend a school of instruc- at the revenue in ZJes Moines. · m I CHE I " · RVMM00N --* CHEST GOLDS 'ffl NO H O S I E R Y P R O B L E M ! Wear Gotham Gold Stripe FUTURAY* ADJUSTABLES**. These marvelous new rayons have a superb dull finish ... they are sheer looking, smooth fitting, and they wear amazingly well. 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