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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 13, 1943
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^ WEDNESDAY, JAJOJARY 13, 1943 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Farmers Show Enthusiastic Response to Mobilization Day FORMER WODEN MINISTER DIES The Rev. Mr. Meyer Succumbs in Dubuque WODEN--The Rev. D. J. Meyer, formerly pastor of the Christian Reformed c h u r c h near Woden, died at Bethany home at Dubuque Monday morning, Jan. 11, at the age ot 80 years. He had been living at Bethany home the past two years and had beejj in failing health for some time. The Rev. Mr. Meyer was pastor of the Christian Reformed church lor 21 years and previous to that served a pastorate at Owensville, Mo. His wife preceded him in death four years ago. Surviving are five sons, The Rev. John Meyer of Blue Earth, Minn., Elmer, Paul and Ed of Woden, Dan of Rowan, and Elmer of Woden, and four daughters, Mrs. Conrad Limberg, Mrs. Harm Eden, Mrs. Ed Limbers and Mrs. Adrian DeWaard, all of Woden. One daughter died in infancy. Funeral services will be held Friday at the Conrad Uimberg home at 1 o'clock followed with services at the Christian Reformed church at 2 o'clock with the Rev. H. J. Kuizema in charge. Burial will be in Bingham township cemetery. Boone County Over Top in Hemp Contracting BOONE, (/P)--B o a n e county farmers have gone "over the top" in signing contracts to grow hemp for the government in 1943. Required to sign for 4,009 acres, they oversubscribed that goal by several hundred acres. Meeting the requirement will mean the government will erect a processing plant here at a cost of $235,000 which will employ 100 people. "A Soldier, Sailor and Marine" in One Family ALTA VISTA--Mr. and Mrs. Nick Nosbisch now have a soldier a sailor and a marine in the family. Ralph Nosbisch is in the army service at Camp Edwards, Mass" Leon is a marine at the San Diego Cat., base, and Monday, their youngest son Gerald, who had enlisted in the navy, left for active service. TO CONDUCT INTERVIEW OSAGE -- Thursday afternoon from l:30"to r 4,-Don-ScheU of the U. S. Employment office will be in the office of Birchard Brush to interview anyone who migh be interested in applying for work in defense plants, shipyards anc other positions. At present, there are openings at Hastings, Nebr. Cherryville, Kans., and at Prove Utah. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazelle carrier boy. Here's How I Licked Wartime Constipation! ft wot M»/ offer I wo* told H's often du* to /act of "bulk' I "Seen;- like I was al- i Ways -dosing' up on I account of constlpa- I tlon.That sort of stuff gets a fellow down, ! "Then a Iriend j pointed out that these war days were upset- tin J our whole way o£ living. Particularly in how we eat. Said I ought to take care my meals were properly balanced-and mafce sure I got plenty of 'bulk." Because lack of 'bulk' Is one of the commDn causes of wartime constipation. Those medicinal laxatives gave me only temporary relief; they didn't get nt the cause. "But, XFLLOCC'S JIU-MAN really fi*ed me up. It, corrects this kind of constipation by supplying 'bulk.' And It tastes swell, too. Just eat it regularly and drink plenty of water. ALt-aiA is made by Kelloct's in Battle Crack.' Victory Patterns HOLD VARIETY OF PROGRAMS Discuss 1943 Outline of Food Production Thousands of farmers through- ut Iowa and the nation gathered i community meetings early uesday afternoon ant! evening i observance of National Farm lobilizatioii day, designed to aunch them on their 1943 food reduction campaign. Most of the community meetings listened lo the messages of President Roosevelt, Secretary Wickard, lord Woolton, British food minister, and Maxim vinov. the Russian ambassador, though n some communities original programs were conducted. * * * Three meetings were lield in Cerro Gordo county, with groups athering at Dougherty, Clear With enough planes in the air, the allies can lie sure of victory in the skies. Aerial victory will be insufficient, however, unless it is backed up with mammoth quantities of food--giving strength to soldiers, civilians, and oppressed people liberated from imi chains. Contour farming is a modern way to help assure this food. Farmers all over the nation report bigger yields of war crops through contour farming. It's the victory pattern for the land. HERE and THERE Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota THOMPSON* -- Sevrine A n d e r- son, U. S. navy, arrived Saturday to spend a furlough with his mother, Mrs. Mary Anderson. His wife came with him. GOODELL-- Jack Burnett who is in army training at Butner, N. C., is recovering from a major operation in the hospital there. PLYMOUTH -- ' Harvey Otterness of Minnesota is here visiting his parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Otterness. for a short period. HAYFIELD -- Mr. and Mrs. Omar Reynolds of Morrison, 111., have returned to their home after a week's visit at the W. R. Reynolds borne here. GOODELL Mourlam in Fresno, Cal., came for a visit at the parental J. H. Mourlam home. MITCHELL-- S a n d r a. infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Klcckner, was taken to the Nissen hospital at Osage Friday and placed in nil oxygen tent. The baby is suffering from a bron- Tech. Sgt. Harvey army training at chial ailment. SHEFFIELD-- Pvt. Fred Timmerman. Camp Edwards. Mass., came Sunday for a few days iur- the Congregational a bob sled ride on lough at his home. ALGON'A -- The Pilgrim Fellowship of church had Saturday night with 22 boys and girls in the group. For several of the young people it was their first sleigh ride. SPILL VILLE -- Frank Kapinos nnd Mike Tupy returned from the Rochester hospital where they were patients several weeks. NORTHWOOD -- Mrs. B. E. Carey of Northwood started teaching Monday morning In district No. 5 of Deer Creek township. R O C K W E L L -- S g t . Donald Ralph Cross, son of Mrs. Clif Hennigar, Rockwell, has returned to camp in Florida after spending a furlough at ho'me. HANSELL -- Donald R. Burke, son oC Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Burke of Hansell, was commissioned second lieutenant in the army Tuesday upon successful completion of the officer candidate course at the infantry Benning, Ga. school at Fort ^^^^^"^^^^^^^^^·^^·········^^ Quitting Business AUCTION SALE ENDS Saturday Night That's right. Last going out of busi. nci* auction sale Saturday night, Jan. 16. Balance W. H. Potts Jewelry stock must be sold this week. Auction daily at 2 p. m. and 7:30 p. m. Wonderful jewelry bargains. Everything sacrificed. More amazing values as end neon. Grand closing out climax now. Buy at your own price. Potts store gone forever after Saturday. W. H. Potts, Jeweler U EAST STATE STREET MASON CITY KAXAWHA--Mr. a n d Mrs leorge Abbas, Jr., and family an moving to Goldfield where he ivil drive the tank: wagon for the Standard Oil company. .BURCinXAL -- Richard Craw :ord, son ot Harry Crawford, un lenvent an operation at a hos pital in Mason City Friday fo appendicitis. PLYMOUTH--Dr. and Mrs. A rl. Chilson have as their sues their daughter, Frances Chilsor Wave in the service, u'ho i taking training at Cedar Falls. GOODELt--M e r 1 e Peterson who is in the navy at the Grea Lakes, is enjoying a furlough i ihc home of his brother, Rolan Peterson. BE13IOVD--Mr. and Mrs. Mil Nelson and sou ot Orville, Cal o have been visiting relative nere and at Algona, will leav this week for their home ac corapanied by Mr. Nelson's la :her, Martin and brother Marsoi who expect to get employment i alifornia. HAYFIELD--Pvt. F. C. Marvi. Johnson and wife left Sunday fo Fall River, Mass., after ;i week' visit with relatives here. GOODELL--Mrs. Francis Dahl strom started work Monday as stenographer in the bank at Brit TITOXKA--The Her. and Mr A. Mardorf are parents of a bab boy born Saturday at a Maso City hospital. They have anothe son. Mr. anil Mrs. George Ama hav a baby girl born Wednesdaj They have three other childrei all boys. ALGONA--Mrs. H. E. Rist le Saturday to visit" her daughte Mrs. Hugh O'Roiirke and her in fant son, Dennis Michael, at Flin Mich. GAKN'ER-- Mr. nnd Mrs. Fran .T. W. ITVubos arc the parents baby boy born to them Sunda afternoon. This is their third EO RICEVILI.E--A son was born Jan. 8 to Mr. and Mrs. Clair Palmer at the local hospital. A son was born Jan. 10 to Mr. and Mrs. Victor Zobecfc, at the local hospital. FEXTOX -- Robert Schwartz, stationed at Stuttgart, near Little Hock, Ark., has been promoted to staff sergeant. FENTON--Karl Schwartz, stationed at the army nir base, Rapid City. S. D.. has been promoted to sergeant. TITOXK A -- Charles Peterson of Ijakota has been checked in as tank driver for the Mid-Continent oil company hero. He comes from Lakota and replaces Leo Orthel who has rented and moved to a farm. Mr. Peterson has a wife and one child and has rented the Esther Askin home in the south part of town. BRITT-- Mrs. Ernest Barlik, wife ot Ernest Bartik ot the State bank at Britt. lias taken over the job of operating the machines at the Princess theater. DUMONT--Mr. and Mrs. Chester Ackcrman were given a surprise courtesy in honor o£ their twentieth wedding anniversary Sunday evening by a group of 55 relatives. FERTILE--Cpl. Kenenlh Haugen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Haugen returned to Camp Carson, Colo., after spending 5 days here with his parents. BURCHISAL--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Best have received word that their son, P. F. C. Floyd Best, has been dismissed from a hospital at Camp Standing, fla., after undergoing an operation on his cheek. THOMPSON'--Pvt. Orvie Thorsheim stationed in California is spending a 12 day furlough here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Thorshcim. ,ake and Mason City. All o£ these groups listened to a rebroadcast, over KGLO, of the president's ncEsage i-ead by James F Syrnes, director of stabilization. At Garner, under the sponsor- File Petitions With Wright Court Clerk CLARION--In three -new suits filed with the clerk of court of Wright county, divorce is asked in two and separation in the third. Helen Caquelin Middleton has filed suit, asking divorce from Harold Middleton, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. They were married at Triumph, Minn., April 11, 193fi, and are the parents of one child, Sandra Sue. Claude Bernard is asking for divorce from Lola Bernard, whom he states he married in June, 1930. He furllier states that she left him in June of 1942 and went to Seattle, Wash., taking with her their two children. She has since refused to return to her home. He asks that he be granted an absolute divorce. Cloie Norfleet charges her husband, William Thomas Norfleet, with cruel and inhuman treatment She states that they were married Aug. 28, ISO? at Monticello, 111. ship of the Hancock county Triple A, the women of St. Boniface !alholic church served a special 'Farm Mobilization Day" dinner o 160 persons gathered for-the program. * * * Immediately following the dinner at Garner, J. SI. Townsend 1 , Hancock county Triple A. chairman, read the president's proclamation. * * * Confining t h e m s e l v e s to speeches, the Hancock farmers set out definite aims toward achiev- ng a greater 1943 food, production. Speakers for the evening were Edwin Josten, Triple A committeeman, who talked on "The Outlook ot Plantings ot Various Crops in 1943;" A. E. Rasmussen, Triple A committeeman, spoke briefly on "Hemp as a War Emergency Crop," and pointed out the needs of the fiber for rope lor the U. S. navy: Paul Henderson, county extension director, spoke on -'The Part the Farm Bureau Intends to Play in the Food Production Program," and Fred C. Missal, county auditor, discussed briefly "The Right Attitude Toward Rationing." * * * Carl .Maloiie, .farm .management specialist from Iowa Stale college, was the main speaker un the program at Clarion, directed by Floyd Hiilinc and sponsored by the Clarion Commercial club and Ihe Clarion night school. * * * Malone's topic was "The Present Day Conditions and the Future Problems Facing the Farmer in the Production Effort." He was followed on the program by H. B Vanderlip, Wright county war board chairman, who presented the 1943 production quotas for Wright county, and Aaron Bowman, Wright county extension director, who discussed the new oat varieties, the protein situation anc the ceilings and floors in connection with livestock producing. At Clarion the Rebekah lodge members served dinner at the I. O O. F. hall to the farmers anc speakers who gathered for the mobilization meeting * * * Farmers of Union. Cresco, Plum Creek and Irvincton townships of Kossuth county gathered at the Algona high school auditorium early Tuesday afternoon to discuss and plan their production drive for 1943. * * f If. D. Hulehins, a member of the Kossutli county war board, as the main speaker on the program discussed the great effort needed to produce food and fibre not only for our soldiers, but for the large army of defense workers and the starving nations abroad. "The greater our victories, the greater become our responsibilities in feeding the starving populations," Hutchins observed. "This is our task, the individual is important only in so far as he is a part of the great movement to bring victory " * * * Fred Timm, Algona manager of the Northwestern Bell Telephone company, completed the program with the showing of two war theme moving pictures. * * * In all north Iowa areas Farm Mobilization day directors and committees announced that they were highly pleased with the response and enthusiasm displayed by the farmers of their areas. Rockford Postoffice Claims Quarter Business Was Largest in History ROCKFORD -- The Rockford postoffice had (he biggest business in its history during the last quarter, according to Lynn O. Smith, postmaster. Up to last Saturday cash receipts for stamps totaled $2,386.16 foi- the quarter o£ October through December. During Christmas week 25.000 letters and cards and 500 air mail letters were cancelled. December 19 was a banner day with 9,000 letters and cards being cancelled. The postmaster reports that patrons did- very well in mailing early. they were married Aug. 28, 1907 at Monticello, 111. Plaintiff asks that she be given a degree of separate maintenance economic and that the court fix and determine the amount to which she is entitled and that she be awarded Rockwell Girl Reports to WAACs GARNER--County Superintendent Charles Whitney recently sent every rural school director such amount as may be just and equitable in the form of periodical payments. Hancock County to Vote on Text Book Uniformity snd secretary information relative to county text book uniformity nnd township boards who want to meet with the county superintendent on the matter have been requested to get in touch with the superintendent's office. At the election ol the county superintendent, presidents of the rural township b o a r d s voted unanimously to urge the adoption of a uniform system of textbooks throughout the countv and elections will be held in the near future lo determine it the people of the county are ready to adopt the suggestions of the presidents of the township boards. Petitions have been circulated and enough petitions have been returned lo the office of the superintendent to assure a vote on the proposition. .TAKES NEW POST ALLISON-- Fred Knoche of Parkersburg has been appointee as a member of the Butler counlj board ot social welfare. He succeeds John Schoeneman, Jr., oE Parkersburg. Other members of the board, re-appointed for 1943 are Miss Freda Maass, Greene, , and Frank Fishel, Shell Rock ROCKWELL -- A u n a Marie Dorsey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Dorsey of Rockwell, reported Tuesday to the U'AAC training center at Fort Des Moiiies for her basic training. Miss Dorsey was su-orii into the organization on Nov. 24 at the Des Moints recruitLis center as an auxiliary. She was graduated from the Hamilton school of commerce in 1938 and was employed in Mason City for several years by the Dunn and Mason law firm. For Ihe past year Miss Dorsry has been in the veterans administrative office in Knoxville. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations DUMONT UNITS PICK OFFICERS DUMONT -- The annual Congregational meeting ol the Reformed church was held Monday at the church. The following officers were reelected: Rube Wearda and John Rewerls, elders; Harry Meindcrs, deacon; William Popingo, treasurer; Mrs. H. J. Potter and George Reiners. pianists; Jake Reeners, caretaker. All organizations gave good reports. The congregation decided to hold its annual mission festival the first part of June. Officers of the Ladies' Aid elected were: Mrs. H. J. Potter, president; Mrs. August Bohlen and Frances Wearda. vice presidents; secretary. Mrs. R u b e Wearda and treasurer, Mrs. Jake Reiners. POPEJOY -- Mrs. Elmer Cox, Mrs. Dale Cox, and Mrs. A. R. Trousdale will be hostesses to the W. S. C. S. at the church dining room, Thursday afternoon. * * * ACKLEY--Presbyterian Ladies Aid society meets Thursday afternoon in the church parlors. Hostesses will be Mrs. Will Scov- riek, Mrs. R. L. Probasco, Mrs. A. H. Werner and Mrs. A. 1'. Rumbaugh. * * * RAKE--The January meeting of the P. T. A. will be held at the high school auditorium next Tuesday evening, Jan. 19, at 8 o'clock. * * * GOLDF1ELD--The local W. C. T. U. chapter will meet at the home of Mrs. Andrew Fisher on Friday afternoon. * * * BELMOND--St. Olaf Ladies- Aid will meet on Thursday with Mrs. Joseph Toftey, Mrs. Sorin I Tally and Mrs. Ben Mehur as i hostesses. * * * ACKLEY -- The Garden club meels Friday evening, Jan. 15, in he home of Mrs. F. J. McGreevy. loll call will be responded to vith a poem that can be illus- rated in the February "dish garden arrangement." The exhibit vill be arrangements of Mexican scenes using plant material. * * * CHAP1N -- The Congregations- Ladies Aid sociely will hold its first meeting ot the year in the church parlors Thursday. A picnic dinner will be served. * * * CHAPIN--All persons interested in first aid work are asked to meet in the school auditorium Thursday evening of this week at 7:30 for the purpose of organizing a first aid class. * * * LELAND--The January meet- . Ing ot the P. T. A. will be held i at the schoolhouse Thursday evening. Supt. S. F. Truesdell will be the speaker. * t * HELD FOR MANSLAUGHTER COUNCIL BLUFFS, OP)--Mrs Jane Nilan, 87, o[ near Oakland was injured fatally when she was struck by a truck ns she crossec the road lo her mail box. Sherif: Riley C. Nelson said Ronald Rol- lette, 30, Beloit, Wis., the driver was charged with manslaughtet and his bond set at $1,50(1. CONDUCT RITES FOR COLLISTER Methodist Minister Buried at Plymouth PLYMOUTH--The Rev. T. C. Collister's funeral was conducted at the Methodist church here Tuesday afternoon. A previous service had been conducted in Cedar Rapids, home oC the former Plymouth pastor at the time of hi* denth. Mrs. Collisler was unable to attend the services because of illness. His children, with the exception of Lorus, now in service with the navy, were present for the ceremony. Ray Wei! of Osage, soloist, sang "One Day," accompanied at the organ by Mrs. L. E. Sarchett. The Rev. L. E. Sarchett read the Scripture and the Rev. William Balbreth of Waterloo offered prayer. Burial was made in the family lot of the Plymouth cemetery. Pallbearers were Oiein Peshot, Frank Peshot. Oswald Strand, R. L. Dixson, George Reynolds and John Brower. One son, John, had preceded him in death. MOVE TO ALBERT LEA ALEXANDER--Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Undenstrom and children left Monday for their new horn* in Albert Lea, Minn. day afternoon; hostesses are Mr». Carl Harlson, Mrs. Paul Schleusner, Mrs. Paul Carrs, Mrs. Ed Hettenbach, Mrs. L. Gelner and Miss Elizabeth Olinger. * * * CORWITII -- Hawthorne Camp R. N. A. will meet Thursday night at the home of Dr. and Mrs. P. E. Walley with Mrs. Glen Dunlap assisting. * * ¥ KANAWHA--The W. S. C. S. ot the Methodist church will meet in the church parlors Thursday aft- ST. ANSGAR--The young people's society of the Immanuel's Lutheran church will meet Thursday evening at R o'clock. * * * CARPENTER--The Deer Creek Ladies Aid sociely meets Friday. Hostesses are Mrs. Reuben Eske and Mrs. Albert Miller. * * * ST. ANSGAR--The Cemetery society of the First Lutheran church will meet Thursday afternoon. RUDD--Culture club meets at the home of, Mrs. Ben Duesenberg Saturday. * * * FOREST CITY--The ladies ot the Catholic Aid will meet Thurs- BELMOND -- Trinity Lutheran aid society will meet in the church basement Thursday. Hostesses are to be Mrs. Ralph Roberts and Mrs. Kenneth Hanson. WAKE UP YOUR LIVER BILE- waw owi--And r«u'S ii^ 0* «f fed in the Mtmint Rim to C» The live r rtould pour nut ahont 2 pint* of ttitv juice into ynur fmwrlj every ilxy- It thi* liile in not Jlowint frvely, your food may not digest. Jt may j nit decay m the Jioirfjj. Thp/i ffas tiloalA up your Rtomich. Ynu get con- Mirmcd. You feel flour, lunlc and the world lonka punk. It ukc. HOM tuod. old Cutter*« Little Liter PiH« lo net tbne 2 piau ot bil« fio«- inj freely to mike you f«l "u and up." g«t a packane today. Take a directrrf. Mertive m rr.ikinc bile flow treeli-. Ailt for Carter'* LicUe LiT«r Pills. 10^ and 25^. 150 PLAID FLANNEL SHIRTS SI. 59 Values 5 « . I 9 REVERSIBLE FINGER-TIP COATS All Sixes. Teots tr Browns. Value* fo $16.50 .99 20 MEN'S ALL WOOL FINGER-TIP COATS Teats Brawn. All Sices. Sfl Volues to $12.50 6 .88 10 BOYS' WOOL FINGER-TIP COATS Values to $11.50. $, Brown and Teal S .48 57 BOYS' SUITS $4.98 -- $6.99 -- $8.99 $9.28 -- $11.88 SHOE REDUCTIONS $4.50 Volues $3.97 $5 $5-50 Values $4.39 $5.50 fir $6.95 Volues $5.98 $7.50 Values $6.39 $5.50, $6.50 and $6.95 ROBLEE SHOES One $*.66 Group Our Patriotic Duty--ii to bring you good merchandise ot below ceiling prices if possible. So, with what you save here you eon buy more stamps and bonds--then we con feel we, too, have had a port in this big job. INVEST IN THESE GREAT SHIRT BARGAINS $1.85 Shirts, Made by Van Heusen $1.43 $2.25 Van Heusen Shirts $1.87 One group of $1.85 and $1.00 $2.25 Shirts, at 1 70 LEATHER JACKET REDUCTIONS $ 8.50 LEATHER Spf.67 JACKETS / $12.50 LEATHER $ ft ,95 JACKETS y $13.95 LEATHER $1«.97 JACKETS 11 $18.50 FINE S - 8 8 PONY LEATHER $21.50 FINE $ PONY LEATHER $11.85 SUEDE S LEATHERS Space Does Not Permit Us to Quote All Jacket Prices. We Also Offer o Great Stock of Wool Jackets. SUIT REDUCTIONS $25.00 SUITS $30.00 SUITS $35.00 SUITS $40 and $42.50 SUITS -88 5 1O- 15 $14.45 1*1. 10 O'COAT REDUCTIONS $22.50 $ . 9 7 VALUES $25.00 ? VALUES ............ $27.50 and $30 $ VALUES ............ $32.50 and $35 $ VALUES ............ $37.50 $ VALUES ............ 450 Fine Garments Way Below Ceiling Prices UNDERWEAR REDUCTIONS 39e Ribbed Undershirt.. 28e 2 FOR 55c All Winter Underwear Cut for Clearance. Some Fine All Wool Union

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