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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 13, 1943
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 1943 '-"*-· ARMED SERVICES WhaTke " in the * ·* * * * * * * - * * Gets Promotion to First Lieutenant Hank Hook, who was a member of the KGLO announcing staff, has been promoted to the rank of first lieutenant. He was recently transferred from the Cactus ordnance plant at Dumas, Tex., to the tank-automotive c e n t e r development branch in Detroit. The Hooks were recent visitors in Mason City, enroute to his new station, and they write that their small son. Sandy, is now completely recovered from a siege of scarlet fever which confined him to his bed during the holidays. Now Stationed in New Mexico , Robert- W. Bagley, former solo cornetist with the municipal band, now holds the rank : of · sergeant in ' the army air corps band at Carlsbad, Itf. Mex., where Mrs. Barley is also Jiving-. Mr. Bagley, who is the son of State Treasurer and Mrs. Willis G. C. Bagley, resigned his position as director of Roosevelt high band and orchestra in Des Moines to enter the arm)-. Attends Officers' Candidate School . Cpl. Robert L. Major, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Major, 209 Second street northeast, left Jan. 4, for Camp Berkeley, Tex., where he entered officers' candidate school -in -the medical administrative corps. Mrs. Major will remain-in Mason City. On Furlough From Alaska Cpl. Roger W. Banmann, son of Mr. ana Mrs. William Baumann, 1131 Fifteenth street northeast, arrived in Mason City Jan. 2, for a 14 day furlough with his parents. He \vas recently made a corporal at Anchorage, Alaska. * * * * * * * ff *' Are Doing it f f ?t -. Like Father Like Son DONALD EDWARDS * * * * * :;: : DAVID EDWARDS Father, Son Agree on Which Branch of Service They Like Recent Reunion in Douglas Bey Joins Navy as Ensign Douglos Bey, sou o£ Mr. and Mrs. R. Bey, route 4, has resigned his position as mathematics and aeronautics instructor in the high school at Rockford, 111., and will report to Dartmouth college at Hanover, N. H., as an ensign in the navy. Bey was a former Maquoketa, lo\va, junior college instructor. He took a course at the University of Illinois last summer that permitted him to qualify as pre-flight instructor at Rockford. His wife and f o u r year old daughter will continue to make their home at Hockford until Mr. Bey completes his indoctrination course, at which time they will join him. Victor, Jacob Legler Meet in California Mr. and Mrs. Hem-y Legler, Sr., recently received word from their sons, Victor and Jacob Legler, that :hey had spent some time together n California during the month of December. The Leglers live at 1894 North Carolina avenue. PFC Victor Legler lias been with the medical corps since May 1942. He is now at Fort Ord, Cat. Cpl. Jacob Legler has been in the signal corps in California since September, 1941, but has recently been transferred to Drew Field, Fla. WHEREABOUTS Paul Clausen is located at the rreat Lakes naval training station preparing to become a specialist in the U. S. navy. He is enrolled m the school for shipfitters. Mrs. Clausen remains in Mason City at (04',i Pennsylvania avenue southwest. * * * .Francis H. Ryan, son of Mrs. Mabel Ryan, 4H Jefferson avenue northwest, entered the merchant marines last November and is now located at the recently opened Sheepshead bay at Brooklyn, N. Y He is training to be ship's clerk * * * Dale Virgil Hahn. son of Mr and Mrs. Charles Hahn, has enlisted in the Seabees for construction work. He will operate a die- · l shovel. * * # Frank J. Goerner. 39 Sixth street northeast, has been promoted to machinists mate second class. He is at Pearl Harbor * * * Paul Schiesberir, chief petty officer m the navy at Great Lakes ill., has taken a group of men in ihe service to Philadelphia, according to word received by Mrs Schiesberg. While in Philadelphia he vjsted with her brother, Joe OErien, tester for the navy * * * Pvt. Wallace R. Maillard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Maillard, 2515 Jefferson avenue southwest, writes that he is transferred to the U S naval hospital at Seattle. He has been stationed at Pearl Harbor. Pvt Maillard is in the marine C ? r f s ' a 5 d took his basic training at San Diego. * * * From the naval traininr station at Great Lakes. III., comes word that Robert Bennett, son of Mr and Mrs. W. L. Bennett. 114n' ;orlh Federal avenue, is enrolled m the service school for torpedo- men. _ Norfolk Made Boy "Happiest Sailor" When the United States entered the f i r s t World war, a youth named David E. Edwards ran away from home, and joined the navy. Today lie is hack in the service of the U. S. navy, and what's more, Donald D. Edwards, his son. also wears the navy blue! David Edwards .is. the son of Mrs David O'Donnell, 315 Monroe avenue northwest. The elder Edwards is now a petty officer first class; his son is a bugler first class. David Edwards re-entered the service as a cook in August, 1942. His son had entered a-year earlier. Young E d w a r d s went from Great Lakes -to San Diego, and finally asked to be transferred to Norfolk, Va., : in the hopes of seeing his lather, whose permanent station is New York City. Above at left is the picture of the "happiest, sailor alive," taken when his father came to Norfolk to see bim on a surprise furlough. FURLOUGHS Pvt Harold Dahlstrom, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Dahl.slrom. 18 Seventh street southwest, has arrived home for a ten day furlough. He is stationed at Love Field, Dallas; Tex, * * * PFC George Haddy. who is ·with the paratroops at Fort Benning, Ga,, has returned to his station after spending a five day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. Haddy, 420 Twentieth street southeast * * * PFC Herman J. Moellers has returned to Los Angeles after a 14 day furloorh spent here with his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Sirs. Frank Majewski, route 8. Enroute to his base, he planned to visit his sister, Sirs. Homer Argetsinger at Omaha. ' * * * Lt, John Pautey, of the U. S. marine corps, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. · E. · Panley, 83 River Heights drive, is spending a week's Furlough with his parents here. He was graduated from a · ten · w«eks' officers' candidate school at Quanlico, Va., commissioned, and attended a second 10 weeks' school for reserve officers. He will go to the marine base at San Diego next Friday. Service Flags Offered Free Service fla* sheets for display in windows are offered free by the Globe-Gazette to parents and relatives who have someone in the armed services. One flag sheet is riven for each son in the service. All you need to do' is stop in at the Glabe- Cazcttc newsroom, and it will be given you free of charge. Return postage should accompany requests by mail. .,.,-,... ^.y.-. .-...- -~ ,,,. Gets Captaincy at Camp Atterbury Captain George W. Hannaman, son of Mr. and Mrs. w. F. Hannaman, has just received his promotion to that rank at Camp Atterbury. Ind. He entered the service in May, 19*1, upon his graduation from Iowa State college. ' Has Returned to San Diego Cecil E. Deeg, electrician's mate first class, has returned to San Diego after a furlough spent here with his parents, Mr and Mrs. G. Deeg, 20 Jefferson avenue southwest. (Photo by Russell) . ,, --*-Is Commissioned Second Lieutenant It. Donald Leo Moon, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Moon, 1429 North Federal avenue, has been promoted to second lieutenant at the infantry school at Fort Benning, Ga. He was inducted into the army on Feb. 10, 1941. To Be Stationed at New London, Conn. C. E. Harris, torpedo man first class, and his wife, are visiting here in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Hams, 215 Jefferson avenue northwest. He has been on a submarine, while his wife made her home in Clarion. They will go from here to New London, Conn., where he will be stationed. --*-BIRTHDAY GREETINGS Carl Patchen, formerly superintendent of the Mason City water department, Tuesday telegraphed birthday greetings to his mother. Mrs. Bertha Patchen, 90S Pennsylvania avenue northeast. The cable came from "somewhere in England," where Patchen. lieutenant, junior grade, in a construction battalion ot the navy is stationed. TAKES NEW POSITION N E W HAMPTON--Walter E. Dunham has been appointed clerk in the New Hampton liquor store succeeding Milton Waltz, who resigned to accept a position as truck driver for the Cole Rendering company. WORK AT STATE HOUSE NEW HAMPTON--Two Chickasaw county men, Harry Upham of Fredericksburg, assistant senate file clerk, and John Tietjen, assistant doorkeeper in the house, are employed while the state legislature is in session. Both served during previous sessions. ENTER DEBATE PARLEY DECORAH--The high school debate group will enter .two teams in its first tournament ot the year, which will be held at West Waterloo on Jan. 10. Those on the lirst squad are James Peck, Helen Louise Knight, Frances Falck and Edward Meyer. Squad two con- sists of Robert Rosenthal, Mary Peck, Keigh Howland and Catherine Holt. According tj the United States 'treasury department, the average life of a dollar bill is just nina months, and at the end of that tima it has to be replaced. WINTER COATS $ 16 $ 19 $ 29 Also a Limited Group at l /2 PRICE and up WINTER DRESSES $3 $g $g About 300 Smart Dresses to Choose From! and up LADIES' HOSIERY $1 Pr. Cotton mesh stockings regularly priced at 51.35. Sizes 9 to 10V*. Merkel's First Floor GIRLS' HOSIERY Pr. 19c Cotton sports hose in % and 7 /s length, good colors. Regularly 25c a pair. Also a group of 39c hose at 29c. Merkel's First Floor HOSIERY, Pr. 50c One table of full length cotton stockings, % cotton sport hose, wool foot socks and Aralac a n k l e t s regularly priced at $1 a pair, IMerkel's First Floor MEN'S SCARFS $1.39 Fringed scarfs of silk and rayon in good patterns. Were S1.93. Merkel's First Floor LADIES' GLOVES 74 C/ $1.24, $1.74 Three groups of white and beige fabric gloves slightly soiled. Merkel's First Floor DRAPERY REMNANTS '/2 Price Cretonnes, c u r t a i n nets, damasks, crashes, h o m e- spuns, etc. · Merkel's First Floor LUNCH CLOTHS Less i/s Homespun cloths with tan backgrounds, colored designs and fringed edges, also scavfs, vanity sets, chair sets, place mats and napkins. Merkel's First Floor SCARFS and VANITIES »/2 Price One lot of scarfs and vanity sets o£ lace, organdy and batiste. Merkel's First Floor RAYON GOWNS 98c One lot of rayon knit gowns, all by well known manufacturers. Broken sizes and colors but a very good assortment of styles. Were up to $2.98. . Merkel's First Floor MEN'S TIES, 59c A group of men's rayon, silk and wool tics in a large choice of colors and patterns. Were up to SI.50 Merlcel's First Floor WINTER HATS A clearance of about 75 hats of fur felt, velvet and feather hats. Many splendid values in blaek-^also Salute Blue, Valor Red, Australian Green, Kelly Green, Purple and Navy. All headsizes. VALUES UP TO $7.50! MERKEL'S SECOND FLOOR DRAPERY FABRICS, Yd. 19c Cretonnes and Homespuns in wine, rust, blue, green, plaids and florals. 36 inch. Regularly 39 c. Merkel's First Floor QUAKER PANELS Less 1/3 Lace curtain panels in sheer mesh, coarse nets and ray- ons in 2'/4 yard length. Only one or two of a kind. Merkel's First Floor ART NEEDLEWORK '/z Price A group of finished models in yarn, plaid lunch cloths and place mat sets. Merkel's First Floor BRIDGE SETS, $1 Regularly S1.50. Of Indian- head in pastel shades Merkel's First Floor LINED GLOVES Pr. $1.98 Fabric gloves lined with chamois skin. Black and brown with tan stitching. Merkefs First Floor LUNCH CLOTHS 1.79 $1, WINTER COATS $ 6 90 $ 10 90 $ 12 90 All Winter Coats Greatly Reduced in Our Basement and up 15 WINTER COATS PRICE Broken Sizes in Tweeds, Wine, Black and Teal. Were $10.95 to $16.95. COTTON DRESSES $1.29 Button Front and Slip-on Styles. Some are 80 square prints. Broken sixes up to 52. Were SI. 59 to $2.25. RAYON DRESSES A small group of dresses Formerly priced up to $4.98. $2.90 SATIN SLIPS, 98c Gored rayon satin slips with face trim and adjustable ·shoulder straps. Sixes 32 to 42. TEAROSE AND WHITE Regularly up to $1.39 MEKKEL'S BASEMENT TheMcrkelCo. One lot o£ our regular $2.25 Queen Anne Lunch Cloths, size 54x54 inches, in floral patterns with borders in red, blue, grey and rose. Merkel's First Floor GOWNS and PAJAMAS, 98c Regular $1.19 and $1.29 outing flannel gowns and pajamas in large sizes. Merkel's First Floor OUTING GOWNS 59c White flannelette gowns in sizes 16 and 17. Were 79c. Merkel's First Floor LINGERIE 1 2 Price One group of slightly soiled and broken sizes of panties, slips, knit underwear vests and panties, Merkel's First Floor JEWELRY, lOcEo. Odd lot of car rings, necklaces, beads and bracelets. Merkel's First Floor ASH TRAYS lOc Eo. Sparkling glass ash trays , with shell border design. Merkel's First Floor TOILET ARTICLES 59c Eo. Odd lot of ladies' hair brushes and hand mirrors in shaded enamel and brocaded gold finish. Blue, gold, green and white. Merkel's First Floor JEWELRY Less 1/4 A group ot n e c k l a c e s , brooches and bracelets oE m e t a l set with colored stones. Regularly S3.98. S2.9B and S1.98 less '/A Merkel's First Floor

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