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10 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE WEDNESDAY, .JANUARY 17, 1945 ^M ^M " · -- . . . _^ _ _ _ _ .__. ± . . . . .----.«·«*·** A ) ,w«Mt wm-l* * « J *««*/ Manyjowa Cities Make Plans for Memorials to War Heroes ,_.. ^H ^K ^ -^_- _ _ _ * ^j; Ifr^jfAt · *. - - - . W r. ~ "~ -- ' . . . . . . . ^"^^ · ^W^^ ^^^r ^B^T SEES DAUGHTER FOR FIRST TIME Soldier Comes Home From South Pacific Kanawha--Sgt. Lester ,J. John ton is home on a 30 day ftirloug visiting his wife and daughter a the home of her parents, Mr. an Mrs. Ed Varo, and with his par cnts, Mr. and Mrs. Joel Johnson and family. Lester is with the marines an was stationed in Iceland for som .time. He has been in the south Pacific for almost 2 years and saw action at Bougainville and Guam and had never seen his daughter Jill Colette, who is 16 months olc He recently sent his wife a Jap a nese sword and other souvenirs among them being a watch chair and wrist watch band. At the con elusion of his furlough, Sgt. John son will report to Parris Island S: Car. Police Continue Search for Nebraska Convicts . Des Moines,. (£)--Search con tinued Wednesday for John Giles 37, and Edgar Cook, 31, former Nebraska convicts who broke' ou of .the Council Bluffs jail Satur day and were reported last seen at Parnell, Mo. Thirteen cars carrying l o w . highway patrolmen and other of ficials blocked all roads betwee Hamburg and CentervUle Monda n i g h t and Missouri officerv blocked roads south of the horde after the pair had been seen a Parnell about 6:30 p. m. Monday Giles and Cook were .wearin shoes when last seen, althoug they broke out of jail barefooted had stamps for gasoline and pur chased meat and cheese using i ration, book issued to a Clarind resident. Officials said the mer chant who took the coupons die. not notice the name on the ration book. DIES AT OTTUMWA eway--Word was received here of the,death of the Rev. John Courtney, a native of Bluff ton, at Ottumwa Monday. Father Courtney was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Courtney. A brother, M. B. Courtney, of Hidgeway, his son, Bud, and Mrs. Zita Clark left Monday for Ottumwa. ARRIVES OVEASEA Waucoma --Mrs. M a r g a r e t Tomosek received word that her son, Pvt. Mark Tomosek, infantry, has arrived in England. Another son, CpL Charles Tomosek, army air .corps, stationed at Lincoln, Nebr., has been promoted to sergeant.' . . ·' . Poor Digestion? E 5 Headachy? na Sour or Upset? aa Tired-Listless? an Do you fed headachy and upset due to poorly digested food? To feel cheerful and *^PPy again your food must be ^Eachday.Natoenmstprodnceabout two pints of a vital digestive juice to telp digest your food.'II Nature fails, your food may rexnzin undigested-leaving you headachy and irritable. Therefore, you must increase the flow of this digestive juice. Carter's little Ijiver Pills increase this flow quickly-- oiten in as little as 30 minutes. And, you're on the road to feeling better. Don't depend on artificial aida to counteract indigestion--when Carter's Little Liver Pals aid digestion after Nature's own order. Take Carter's little Liver KUa as directed. Get then at any drugstore. Only 25*. HOME ON LEAVE--Dale E. Hurd, motor machinist's mate 3/c, son of Howard H. Hurd of Thornton, is spending a 30-day leave with his fathers and sisters southwest of Thornton. He has been on ship 23 months. After his leave he will be stationed at Philadelphia. ALUMNI GROUP ADDS MEMBERS Iowa City-- New life members in the University of Iowa's alumni association now total 105 since Dec. I in the "drive to secure 10,000 by 'centennial year of 1947, it was reported Monday. Many of the new life members, who submit a Series F government bond of $18.75 in payment for a membership, are service men. The bonds aid in- the war loan drives in addition to helping the alumni association. Dies After Illness of Bronchial Pneumonia Nashua--Carl Smith died Monday after , a brief · illness from ironchial pneumonia. He was born in Nashua Aug. 4, 1882, son of Dwight and Florence Smith. He was^married to Hallie Huff- pan who survives, .also 3 children, Edna, Viola and George, all at home; Two brothers, Howard iT. and Rollin Smith, and one sis- er, Mrs. G. L. Whitman, all of Waterloo, also survive. The funeral '. will be held 'hursday at 2 p; m. at the Cheno- veth funeral home, and inter- nent will be in Greenwood ceme- ery. Air Force Navigator Made First Lieutenant Iowa Falls--Lt Robert Chrlund as completed training as a navi- ator, and was commissioned a nd lieutenant at San Marcos ex., Jan. 13. He is spending a 5 day furlough with his parents, Tr and Mrs. V. J. Ohrlund, and ill return to San Marcos for a ew assignment. He was inducted into the army ir force Sept. 11, 1943, and re- eived preliminary training at the niversity of Cincinnati and San Antonio, Tex. YANK RETURNS Ridgeway--Mr. and -Mrs. Irvin untz received a letter'from their on, Pvt. Willis Kuntz, in which e stated that he is in the states : the Halloran General hospital t Staten Island, N. Y., and that e expected to be transferred to hospital nearer home. Pvt, .untz w a s wounded in Prance ug. 5 and had been in a hos- ital in England before returning o the states. WHAT A DIFFERENCE P SURVEY SHOWS MAIN PROJECTS Charles City Plans Recreation Center Des Mornes, (ff)--Plans of Iowa cities for memorials to honor heroes of World War II range from hospital additions to baseball parks,-,an Associated Press survey showed Wednesday. Some cities and towns are far along on memorial plans while others have appointed committees to make recommendations. Only a few have-failed to consider such a project. The "survey seemed to bear out an opinion of R. J. Laird, state American Legion adjutant, who said most memorials would be buildings or other permanent projects that could be used by the communities as a whole, instead of just memorial shafts in the city parks." · Wans have been completed at Burlington to build a new base- 5" IJf'f °" a 22 - M « t"ct owned by the American Legton. The nark u *? J» financed by ponular subscription. It will include a brick and concrete grandstand and lights for night use. Two Softball fields ana a parking area will be provided outside the regular baseball space. Baseball followers hone to put the city back into organized baseball at the end of the war. The park also will be used by focal teams. . . Burlington's half-million dollar auditorium was erected as a memorial to her dead irvWorld war I h 9.^ rl « s City plans -to erect a building which will house patriotic organizations and be used as a recreation center. Waterloo, home of the famed 5 ·"·--n brothers/has a fund of , , i P ar ' of which was contrib?n ^ °S,. throughout toe nation for .the ."Fighting Sullivans' Memorial.' It has been invested in war bonds to be used later along with other funds for-a memorial to the Sullivans and other Water- top dead. · Memorial hall there \vas built m memory-of Spanish American and Civil war dead. Some Waterloo residents favor iwr until later to decide what 'of memorial should be built. ver : *«e Is considerable sentiment for a recreation building, swimming pool or other similar project. · Cherokee is raising $100,000 to enlarge the Sioux Valley hospital, the enlargement to be designated as-a memorial to service men from Cherokee county who lost their lives in World war II; A coinmittee'has been appointed at Muscatme to raise a memorial t w % * 60 ' 000 - A stadium may nf* nittT*- iti*, «,, ,1 i_* ._ 1 - ** Here »* There Ackley-- M. M..Vietor was taken Sunday by ambulance for further treatment at Iowa City. ; Wesley-- Mrs. Henry VanOost- mg'and son Donald VanOosting radioman 1/e, of Charles Citv, visited at the Frank Kouba parental home. Donald has been in the African theater ot war for the past 2 years. Swaledale-- Mrs. C. A. Miller, PFC. OTTO OSTBY IOWA GI MISSING IN LUXEMBOURG Kensett Infantryman Last Reported Dec. 20 Kensett --Mrs. Otto Ostby received notice from the war department that her husband, Pfc. Ostby, was listed as missing in action since Dec. 20. He had been in the infantry in Luxembourg, entering the service in April, 1944. He trained at Camp Fannin, Texas. ' Mrs. Ostby and son, and his parents, Mr. and. Mrs. Paul Ostby, live at Kensett. · There are 4 brothers iri the service, Lt. Roger Ostby, stationed in Burmuda; 2nd Lt. Wallace Ostby, in Texas; Thomas Ostby,' yeoman 1/c, stationed in a navy recruiting office in Springfield, III. and Pfc. William Ostby, overseas in France, in the medical corps. Editor Hall to Speak at Sheffield Tuesday Sheffield--W. Earl Hall, managing editor . of the Mason City Globe-Gazette, will speak in Memorial hall in Sheffield Tuesday at 8 p. m. Mr. Hall,": who spent 2 months in the European theater o£ war, will have for his subject "A Roving Editor Reports." h d n ° decision been At.Sioux City informal approval of erection of 'a memorial · monument at the entrance of Stone A , given f a y * e American veterans and veterans of foreign wars. A downtown historical and art museum to be called a World War II Memorial, has been suggested by the city planning commission. A _ permanent roll of honor for semce people was erected in Atil C 'VTf* 1 .** 0 ' At thc en *rance the City Park square, it bears names of men and women in service alone with gold star service men, . · ' The Council Bluffs city council nas named a special committee to Plan a memorial, but no decision has been reached. The state's outstanding monument to heroes of past wars is the soldiers and sailors monument on the state capitol grounds, dedicated to servicemen of the Civil war. There are monuments, cemetery plots, buildings, and highways built or named for heroes of other wars -in nearly all Iowa cities. Women to Carry Over Many War Activities IMPROVE CHURCH Goodell-- The men of the com- "i^^r 31 " 0 P ainti "g the basement of the V. B. church. The women will meet Thursday for an all day house cleaning. A dedication service_for the new furnace with a basket dinner will be held Sunday in the church. Farmer Near Lelarid Dies; Rites Thursday Leland--Henry J. Charlson, 60, farmer residing 2 miles west of here, suffered ,a severe stroke, at his home Thursday afternoon and was taken to the Forest City hospital where he died Monday. He leaves a wife and^S. children, 2 boys and 3 girls. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p. m. at West Prairie church and Interment made there,- . Hayfield--Mrs. Mona Lowe Is ill and under the doctor's care at her farm home here._ 4 for I0« 10 for 25* SINGLE OR DOUBLE EDGE potk fodoy.! PAL PIONEERED; PEmCTEO ARD PATEHTEO THE 1WUOWWCW RAZOR BLADE PAL RAZOR BLADES and Shaving Supplies BOOMHOWER HARDWARE . WAVE TRANSFERRED Wesley--Alvina Oppedal, pharmacist's mate 2/c, who served as a WAVE for the past 2 years, was transferred to the Board of Trade building in Chicago and is now employed under Dr. Gillespie at headquarters for 12 other medical naval stations. She is a daughter of Mrs. Tillie Lcebig and was employed at the Kleinpeter store here before her enlistment. JOINS MARINES Wesley--Tom' Carman, a senior in high school here enlisted in the tnerchant marine and is expecting his call within the next week or so. He is a son of Mr and Mrs. A. J. Carman. The Gar- mans received word from the war department a fortnight ago advising them of the death ot their oldest son, Paul, which occurred over Germany Sept. 11. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations THOMPSON--The Methodist W. S. C, S. will serve, lunch Thursday at 4 p. m. at the town hall. THORNTON--Mrs. John Stamback was to be hostess to the Quality club at her home Wednesday. BEUVIOND--Mrs. Dorothy Higgins is sponsoring a Vanishing Tea for the U. S. W. Thursday evening. CABPENTER--TKe Ladies will flneet Friday afternoon at the parish house. MANLY--Women of Bethel GUNNER GRADUATES Goodell--Sgt. George E. Jenison, recently graduated as a gunner and is in camp at Lowrie E. ield j Denver, Colo. His parents, the Earl Jem'sons, farm near Belmond. He is a grandson of O Sandberg of Goodell. His brother, Leland Jenison, is a navy instructor at Wesconnect, Fla. Evangelical church circles will meet at their church dining room for a 1 o'clock luncheon Thursday, when circles will serve the luncheon and the country circles furnish the entertainment. HANLONTOWN--The Hanlontown Ladies' aid will meet Thursday, Jan. 25. GARNER--The Garfield township boys 4-H club will hold the next regular meeting at the home of Vem Grau Monday evening, Jan. 29. BELMOND-- Circle 2 of the Trinity Lutheran aid will meet with Miss Julia Johnson Thursday MESERVEY--P. T. A. will meet Monday evening at the school gym. THORNTON--The St. P a u l American Lutheran Ladies' aid society will meet in the church parlors Thursday. KENSETT--The Elk Creek Ladies aid will hold its first meeting this year Thursday afternoon. GARNER--The young married group will hold regular January meeting at the C. D, of. A. hall Tuesday evening. IOWA FALLS--The Woman's Association of the Congregational church will meet at the church Thursday at 10 a.-m. for an all- day meeting. -WAUCOMA--Mrs. Paul H. Belding was elected.president of Band Mothers society at a meeting Friday afternoon, Mrs. Howard Smith, vice president and Mrs. Roy McEnaney. secretary-treasurer. GENEVA--Mrs. Lowell Grice will be hostess to the Ladies' Aid society in the Methodist church parlors Thursday afternoon. HUTCHINS--Mrs. Henry Weiland will entertain the Hutchins Bible Study class Friday afternoon. Mrs. E. M. Paulson will have charge of the lesson. R. N., who has been visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs G. A. Eddy the past month, returned to her home in Rochester, Minn.' She was accompanied by her sister-in-law, Mrs. G l e n n tddy, Jr., who will spend several days with her. Hake--Mr. and Mrs. Joe Olson of Clarion visited friends here Sunday. They came to attend the silver wedding of Mr. and Mrs Fred' Havnen. Fertile--Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bergen accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jenkins motored to Minneapolis where they were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Halverson. Scarville--Pvt. and Mrs. Nels Nesje are the parents of a son born Jan. 12 at the Naeve hospital in Albert Lea. Pvt. Nesje is stationed at Camp Welters, Tex. Kanawha--Mr. and Mrs. Robert Trainer are the parents of a daughter born Sunday morning at the Clarion hospital. The baby's father is stationed in Hawaii. Plymouth--Sgt. Eldred Harmon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Waller Harmon, prisoner of war guard at the prison camp in Algona, was hove over.Sunday, . Popejoy--Mrs. N. C. Crocker and daughter and Mrs. Ross Carver, and daughter of Minneapolis, visited in the home of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E.~Carr Mrs. Lucia V. Hart of Kerman, Cal., is spending several weeks with her parents, assisting in the care of Mr. Carr. · ScarvUle--Mr. a n d Mrs. Luverne Anderson and David of Conger visited at the O. I. Anderson home. · · · Fertile--Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Sheimo came home from Garden Grove where they were guests 3 weeks at the home of Mrs. Shei- mo's mother. Ktceville--Mrs. Ernest Quick of Junction City, Ore., and Mrs. Glen Ewert of Eugene, Ore., are visiting their mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Clark, and sister, Mrs. Guy Loper. Alexander--Mrs. John Arends received word from her son, Lt. Jesse Arends, of Washington, D. C., stating he received a commission as captain. Brotivin--Vitalis Andera arrived from Ft, Benj'amin Harrison, Ind., after receiving a medical discharge.from the army. He is the son .of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Andera. · . ' Garner--A county meeting on war food production for 1945 will be held at'the^C. D. of A. hall Tuesday. Alta Vista--Sgt. Robert Hentges, here on. furlough from North Camp Hood, Tex., and Miss Mercedes Kramer went to Chicago to visit Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hentges. Mclntire--Mrs. Bertha Shipman returned home after visiting the past 5 weeks with her son, Howard, and family at Sycamore, 111. Chester--Mr. and Mrs. Lee Teach were recent guests of relatives at Corning. Hntchins--Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Hinders and sons, Chris and Harold, and Mrs. Helen Larson, were guests of their relatives, the B. G. Larson family, at Nora Springs Sunday. Hanlontown--Mrs. G e r t r u d e Karnatz sold her house to Franklin Raymond, possession given immediately. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Jensen have rented the house for some time. Plymouth--Paul Cheheck is in a Mason City hospital recovering from an operation. Alexander--Lt. Lowell Trafford of Ft. Knox, Ky., and Mrs. Trafford of Belmond are visitors at the Simon Stofier home. Mclntire--Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Machin and family of Milwaukee are visiting the parental A. Machin home. Raymond has been honorably discharged from the navy, after serving the past 3 years. Chester--Mr. , and Mrs. John Nath of Riceville were recent guests at the home of his brother Louis Nath. Hutchins -- Robert Kellogg o! Grand ' Meadow, Minn., and his brother-in-law, Newman Mortenson, of Durikerton, visited the latter's cousins,'JVIrs. Jerry Fox and Mrs. William Wooge, and their families. Fertile--A surprise was held for Mrs. James Purcell and son, Vem when about 40 neighbors came with well-filled baskets. Mrs. Purcell and Vem plan to move to Fertile in the near future. Sexton--Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Noble, Chicago, is visiting his mother, Mrs. Drusie Noble, and other relatives. ' SOLDIER CITED FOR HEROIC ACT Alta Vista GI Clears Trail of Land Mines ' Alta Vista -- The bronze stair medal for heroic achievement in action has been awarded to Pfc Elvoy M. Marr, son of Mrs. J. C Marr of this place, according to word received here Saturday. The award was made by Maj. Gen William G/. Livesay, U. S. Army. The citation said in part: "For heroic achievement in action Sept. 15 and 16. 1944, near Casal, Italy. . "When the problem of supplying front line company became acute due to the lack of good roads, Pfc. Marr volunteered to clear a trail known to be mined. Working under excellent enemy observation and being continually harrassed by severe enemy sniper and automatic fire he, courageously moved over the exposed area" sweeping and probing for mines. That night a vehicle using the trail exploded an undiscovered mine. The following day Pfc Marr went out 2 more times to sweep the road and repair the damage done the previous night. Again he was subjected to severe enemy fire but refused to take cover until he had made a careful check of the entire road. In his gallant devotion to duty Pfc Marr reflects the highest traditions of the army'of the United States." Pfc. Marr entered military service-in October, 1942. He also took part in the African campaign. Rites Held at Duncan for Aged Farm Woman Garner -- Funeral services for Mrs. John Wellik were to be held at the St. Wenceslaus church in Duncan Wednesday at 9 a. m. The Rev. J. S. Skluzacek, pastor of St. Wenceslaus, was in charge and interment was in St. John's cemetery near Dun.can. Mrs. John Wellik was born a t , Calmar June 3, 1874, and died at r her home west of Garner Mon- '· day. She'and Mr. Wellik were married 50 years ago. Mr. Weliik preceded his wife in death She leave 3 daughters, Lucy at home, Mrs. James-Tlack and Sister Mary Ludwicka, O S B of Lyle, 111. ' "' One son, Edward of Garner 2 grandchildren, Mrs. Leonard Ray- hons and George Tlack of Garner 4 sisters and 1 brother. ' Mrs. Wellik was a member of the Rosary society. : MISSING--Mr. and Mis. John Richie* of Wesley received word from the war: department that their son, Lt. Urban H. Richter, 28, of the army air corps, was missine in the Asiatic theater of war sine* Jan. 26. Be entered the service Jan. 28, 1941. On March 13,1914, he left for Indo- China in a B-29, landing In India. On his last 10 or 15 missions he was first pilot on .the Plane. "The: Hush Order," so called because 15 days after It left the factory it made its first mission over Formosa. Riceville Man Takes SutterfnakerPosition Kensett--John Benson of Riceville has been selected as butter- maker by the Farmers "Creamery company at Kensett at.a meeting recently. : , . · . · · T For the ipast 6 years,' Hubert Hagen of the Tenald -creamery las been in charge here. Mr Benson expects to move to Kensett witbJiis family and take over his new work Feb. 1. Plymouth--Mr. and Mrs Glenn Harmon of Mason City were !uests at the home of Mr. and Mrs- Orrin Peshak. 'f M J i '! i TO TEST PUPILS IN BASIC SKILLS Experts Will Examine 69,500 Grade Children Iowa City _ It's for their own good--but 69,500 Iowa school pupils may not feel that way about the testing program which was to begin Wednesday under the sponsorship of the University of Iowa. In grades 3 to .9, tests will be given in basic skills, according to Prof. E. F. lindquist of the college of education, director of the program. Schools have until Jan 31 ii to complete the testing. · · !{:' The 1945 enrollment, largest in ' ( several years, includes 336 school ; '· systems and rural pupils in 19 ii counties. All pupils in each grade I j J will be tested under uniform con- j ditions in silent reading comprehension, work-study skills, basic language skills, and basic arithmetic skills. i Teachers and school officials will become better acquainted with the educational' accomplishments and capabilities of .each pupil. Instruction and guidance then may be better adapted to his individual needs, interests, and abilities, Professor Lindquist explained. . A new plan oj scoring has been adopted for 1945 so teachers now can begin using test results immediately after scoring. Formerly the materials were not provided until after the norms for the current program had been established. : SOLDIER RETURNS Wesley -- Sgt. Donald Kraus' who has been in the MediterranJ ean war zone since August; 1943' telephoned his- father he had jus'j anded in Massachusetts anc would be coming home on a fur-j ough within a short time. Donald first served in Africa, then- ii 3 Palestine, then Sicily and morjil i-ecently in Italy. "'' Frotivln--Cpl. William' Dostal, Jr., Gerald Dostal and L o u i s Schmitt motored to Decorah from where CpL Dostal left for Camp Hood, CaL, after visiting his parents,; Mr. and Mrs. Wl C. Dostal on his furlough. I Relief At Last For Your Cough CreomnlsUm relieves promptly because It goes right to tne seat or the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender inflamed bronchial mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of Creotmflsion with the un- aefstandtag you must like the way it quickly allays the cough or you are to have your money back. 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