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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, March 3, 1944
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Your Neighbors in the KHAKI AND BLUE What They Are Doing 4' TRAINS FOR "D" DAY^First Lt. W. C. Whorley, son ofVMr. and Mrs. C. W. Whorley, 401 14th N. W., is with a field artillery unit in the European theater of war taking intensive pre-invasion training in preparation for "D" day when the unit will come Into full play, according to word received from headquarters in that area. Lt. Whorley is liaison pilot with the field artillery. He has been overseas since last June. --V-- HAS. FURLOUGH -- Sgt. Raymond Arthur Campbell, on record as the first draftee from Cerro Gordo county, is home on a 12 day furlough from Fort Bragr. N. Car., where he is stationed with the headquarters battery of a field artillery unit. Set. Campbell is a graduate of the Rockwell high school and was employed as a truck driver before entering the service in Feb., 1941.. He won his promotion on Feb. 25. - _v-- - GET FBI JOBS Fredericksburg -- Miss Helen Greisert, daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. Emil Greisert and a graduate of Fredericksburg high school last June, left for Washington, D. C., Whereabouts Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lowe, 337 24th S. W, 'have received word from their son, Pvt. Roland A. Lowe, that he has arrived safely in England and is trying to locate his brother, Sgt. Harley T. Lowe, who has been overseas nearly 14 months. The Lowes have 2 other sons in the service, J. C. Lowe, seaman '1/c, who is in Michigan but expects to be sent out soon, and Pvt. Charles Lowe, Jr., of Waterloo, who is in Camp Wolters, Tex. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Cookman, 992 6th S. W., received a cable from their son, Sgt. Dan Cookman, stating that he had arrived safely in New Foundland. Sgt. Cookman is tail gunner on a B-17. He was here on furlough in Jan.- uary. Among those being graduated from an intensive course of machinist mate training at recent service school exercises at Great Lakes, 111., was Richard Allen Torkelson, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Torkelson, 114 29th S. W., according to word received from that station. Seaman Percy Glynn Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Johnson, 41 23rd S. W., is now attending aviation radioman school at Memphis, Tenn. He finished his boot training at Farragut, Idaho. Albert W. Secory, Jr., able- bodied seaman with the merchant marine, called his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Secory, 1011 Fillmore N. W., from Elizabeth, N. J., saying that he had just arrived from England, and had had a good trip. Secory is on convoy duty with a tanker. Pfc. Ray Jackson, son 6f Mrs. Maude Jackson, 609 Jefferson S. W., has arrived in Virgfnia from north Africa, according to a message received by his mother. Pfc. Jackson had not been heard from for a year, the last previous message stating that he had been in a hospital in Africa with a back injury for nearly a year. Jackson was a member of the 34th division that trained at Camp Claiborne, La., and later went to Ireland. Fvt. Michael John Tatone, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Tatone, 126 14th N. W., has begun airplane mechanical training at the Keesler field B-24 liberator bomber school, Biloxi, Miss. Pvt. Tatone had recently completed his basic training. Pvt. Dean Koch has returned to Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., following a furlough spent here visiting his wife and daughter, Deanna Rae, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Koch, 39 24th S. W. Pvt. Koch is battalion supply clerk with the field artillery at Fort Leonard. He took his basic training at Camp Roberts, Cal. Donald A. Walske, seaman 1/c, has'fihished" shore patrol school at Farragut, Idaho, and is now stationed at Los Angeles, Cal., on duty. His wife, 1450'/2 North Federal, left Wednesday to join him there. He is the son of A. R. Wolske, Osage. Pfc. Carl Nettifee. son of Mrs. Mullin, petty' officer 1/c, is on duty in the south Pacific. He was in Mason City in December on a 20 day leave from Norfolk, Va., where he had been attending school. He will have been in the navy 8 years in July. Martin F. Mullin, also petty officer 1/c, is stationed at a New Orleans. La., navy base. Pvt. and Mrs. Bill Benson left Friday for Denver, Colo., after spending a 15 day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Benson, 910 Carolina N. E. Pvt. Benson is stationed at Lowry field in Denver with the army air corps. Before enlisting he was employed at the Vega Aircraft Plant in Burbank, Cal. The Benspns have another son in the service Hugh, in the navy at Miami, Fla. Robert a 3rd son is now employee at the Vega plant waiting to be called into the armed forces. MADE FIRST LIEUTENANT-Promotions for lowans as announced by the war department Thursday included one to Lester B. Davis who was advanced to the rank of first lieutenant. Lt. Davis is in.the army air corps and before entering that branch of the service was a member of Company II, leaving Mason City with the national guard in Feb., 1941. He is the son of Mrs. Delle Davis, formerly of Mason City now of Los Angeles. --V-- TRAINS AS CADET North wood--Miss Wanda An derson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Peder Anderson, left Tuesday eve ning for Moline, 111., where sh will begin training as a mcmbe of the U. S. cadet corps at the Lu theran hospital. Miss Anderso came last week from Washington D. C., where she has been em ployed in the U. S. treasury de partment. FILE FOR BOARD New Hampton--The present directors, John Snyder and A. '. Riley, will be candidates for re election to the New Hampto board of education. OWAN MISSING N AIR SERVICE Lt. Marvin Haskins of Air Unit Lost at Elba Eagle Grove -- Mr. and Mcs. eorge Haskins of this city have eceived a telegram from the war epartment, statfhg that their son -t. Marvin Haskins, in the army ir corps, has been missicg since an. 25. The action in which he vas engaged was over Elba, one if the small islands off the coas if Italy. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Corps, prior to the entry of the United States into the war He svas awarded his wings, anc was finally transferred to the U S. army air corps. He married a Canadian girl, an [hey have an 8 month old daugh ler, who, with the mother, is liv ing with the latter's parents i Windsor, Out, Canada. Marvin was a graduate of Eagl Grove high school; studied art i New York City, and left a fin position when he went into th Canadian service. NEW AGENT ARRIVES fresco--Dennis Kapler of Crcs co succeeds C. E. Phelps as th American Railway Express agen at Cresco. Mr. Phelps has bee promoted to the office at Decora after 12 years at Cresco. ncrease in Waste at Salvage Reported or Iowa by Flagman Des Moincs, (/P) -- A total of 06,700 more pounds o£ waste fats vas salvaged during January than n any month before the meat- ioint bonus was offered, Herbert 'lagman, general salvage chair- nan for the war production board, aid Thursday. · January collections reported to date were 252,000 pounds or about 65 per cent of the 383,300 pound quota. The record high before points, were given in exchange for ats was 145,300 pounds last October. Iowa's old quota was 274,000 pounds a month; January 1, this was increased 109,300 pounds a month. Flagman said the state never had met its quota, but that in spite ijf the recent raise, the January (jollection was a higher percentage of quota than previously collected in Iowa. In i December 165,000 pounds were collected, 59 per cent of the lower quota. Points were first of- feredjfor salvaged fats Dec. 13 -- 2 for each pound in addition cents a pound already being given for fats. Friday, March 3, 1944 3 MASON C1TV GLOBE-GAZETTE e r e j o r poinn fo to thj 4 STOUDKR .SPEAKS Allison -- A vaccination school was held Tuesday at the community hall in Allison. Dr. K. W. Stoudcr, Iowa State college extension veterinarian, conducted the school on hog diseases and sanitation. FALLS INTO BASEMENT Nashua -- Mrs. Paul Kausch threw her shoulder out of joint Tuesday for the oth time, when she missed the last basement step and threw up her arm to save herself from falling. Unable to obtain help, she remained on the floor an hour and a half before a doctor arrived. ^DIAPER- RASH Booth*; eooli *U«T« diaper rash--often pre- Men,Women!NoPep? Worn Out, Exhausted, Want New Vitality at 21 to 60? no you know v-ky you CM! exhausted, worn-out; penlcis. low) u vLluUiy/Thousands have two surprised to nml their wrflknnwn wer» du« wlfly to body lack of Iron. Thfy were cww.vd ai rraulKi ol ptvplna up wtih Ostrex Tonic Tablet*. talr« con- lains trurapeustc oasts ol Iron: pTOphi/lattU dowa vliamlQ Hi. calcium. So It you. loo. are * weak, worn-out, mmlowa vicilm of Iron-deficlencr airf you want new ijep. vim nt vLtnJliy. try Usirex thla veiy day. 3c Introductory «iieno»r only 2Ucl OSCO DRUG Mason City, Iowa ONE OF THE VERY NEW, VERY SMART , . where she will be employed in offices of the FBI. She was accompanied by Miss Joan Graves of Rolfe, who will also work there. Robert M. . Green invented the first ke cream soft Pol patented the Hollow Ground Blade for cooler, quicker, "Feather Touch" thawing PAL RAZOR BLADES and Shaving Supplies BOOMHOWER HARDWARE George Nettifee, 21 16th S. W., is home 'on a 17 day furlough from Las Vegas, Nev., where he was just graduated from a gunnery school. He will report to Tampa, Fla., at the end of his visit. Melvin Wilson, Jr., seaman 2/c, recently spent a 15 day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Wilson, 434 East State. Seaman Wilson has finished his boot training at the Great Lakes and is stationed at Norfolk, Va. He entered the service last December. Seaman 2/c Howard Crane, Jr., has returned to Farragut, Idaho, after spending a 15 day leave here visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Crane at 940 Pennsylvania N. E. He completed his boot training at Farragut in February and is now taking specialized training there. Among those being graduated from an intensive course of quartermaster training at the Great Lakes naval station on Feb. 29, was Joseph F. Ryan, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Ryan, 1406 2nd S. E. Everett Edward Miller, shipfit- ter 2/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miller, Clear Lake, has been overseas since December, somewhere in the s"oulh Pacific. Miller is w i t h the seabccs in the navy. Cpl. Harry Gelt of Mason City in the army specialized training program at Clark university, Worcester, Mass., recently took HAD LEAVE--Lt. (j. g.) R. E. Hughes, son of Mrs. Koy E. Dull, 819 Monroe X. W., is back in New London, Conn., following a 4 day leave here recently. Lt. Hughes is' an instructor in sub warfare training: at the U. S. coast guard academy there. He received his commission after heing graduated from the academy in June, 1942. (Jean Marsh Wright photo) V-- HERE ON FURLOUGH--Set. Rex W. Robertson, son of Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Robertson, 511 Massachusetts N. E., is home on a week's furlough from Camp Grubcr, Okla., where he is stationed with an engineering: battalion. His wife makes her home with her mother, Mrs. Minnie Toinbce, 2216 21st S. W. WORRYING ABOUT Local Hauling Service? Well don't you worry onother minute. Just calm yourself . . . for if you've got LOCAL HAULING that you want done, ± and you want the job done right, at an economical ^ cost, just telephone OMA BURGENER His number is 2146-W part in an army musical program, "Wcarin' Brown,'* written and presented by men in the unit there. "One of the highlights of the evening was the excellent performance turned in by Cpl. Harry Gelt," stated a letter f r o m the school. Celt's name appeared as having given assistance in production as well as being in several scenes in the musical. Cpl. Gelt had been active in other army shows before coming to Worcester, it was stated. Before entering the service he was an automotive service manager here. Mis. Frank Thornton has received word that her husband, somewhere in Africa, has been promoted to petty officer 2/c. Officer Thornton entered service with the jeabccs in the U. S. navy in June, 1342. He is the son of Mrs. Glen Thornton, 1442 Hampshire N. E. Donald Lewis Patterson, son of, Mr. and Mrs. Grovcr L. Patterson, Clear Lake, who entered service in the navy in February, is now j stationed at the Great Lakes where he is taking his boot train- I ing. Pfc. Raymond .1. Mullin, son of the late John M. Mullin, who went overseas last July is now stationed in New Caledonia with the quartermaster corps in the army. He recently sent his sister, Mrs. Viola Crowe, 1426 Madison N. W., some bracelets engraved by a native and made from the wrecked parts of a Jap zero. some, foreign coins, spoons and sea shells. Pfc. Mullin has 3 brothers in the service, one in the army and 2 in the navy. Pfc. Robert W. Mullin, with the army engineers in Canada, is now in the hospital with a broken arm. Walter C. J U S T R E C E I V E D ! 1,500 PAIRS ROLLINS Celanese HOSIERY Half Hats 95 Just a little strip of a hat with twice as much frill . . . that's your suit hat for this Spring. Straw or felt in all the gay spring colors. A SOFT FRILLY DICKIE 3 25 Froth 'n frill for your suit front . . . so dainty and fresh, so easy for making quick changes. Sheers and cottons. White and pastels. · THEY FIT BETTER! · THEY ARE SHEERER! · THEY WEAR LONGER! · THEY DRY OVERNIGHT! We were extremely fortunate in being able to secure this tremendous shipment of famous ROLLINS CELANESE HOSIERY! And you are extremely fortunate, too . . . for when you wear CELANESE, you con truly appreciate real beauty in hosiery! Full fashioned, perfect fit, long wear, and best of all they DRY OVERNIGHT! Two popular shades. Sixes 8Vz to lO'/z. GIVE TO THE RED CROSS WAR FUND BONDS! A "SUITABLE" BLOUSE 98 Never too many of these in your wardrobe . . . and we've styles galore--soft ones and strictly tailored ones--in white and lovely, lilting spring colors. ONE OF OUR NEW Spring Bag The finishing t o u c h -your bag -- should he a bag you'll be proud of . .. such are these new leathers and fabrics in so many styles, such eye- catching colors.

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