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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 1945 i Rationing\Calendar . MEAT--7ft» Boot No. red ctaraps QS, R5. SS. T5, US. VS. W5 and X5 now valid. Next urics will be validated Jan. 28. .FBOCESSED FOODS--The Book No. 4 blue cUmps XS. Y5, Z5, A2, B2. C2, D2. £2, F2 and G2 now valid. Next series will be validated' Feb. 1. ', SHOES--Stamps No. J. 2 and. 3 on the airplane sheet In Book 3, are sood Indeil. EUGAK--Stamp 34, labeled "Sugar" in Book 4, good for 5 pounds, is now valid. Next stamp becomes valid Feb. 1. GASOLINE--The 6 HA coupons are good-for 4 gallons each through March 21, The ISA coupons become valid March 22. B5, C5, BS and C6 coupons good for 5 gallons each B* and C4 coupons no longer valid. NOIE--Blue and Red-stamps In War book 4 worth 10 points each. Red tokens given in change for Red meat stamps. Certificates no longer needed for re* capping truck tires. Certificates no longer needed to purchase inner tubes or to purchase used farm implement tires. Commercial vehicle Inspections every 6 months or every 5.000 miles, whichever occurs sooner, 'The Mason City war price and rationing cilice is open from 1 to 3:30 Monday through Friday and from 8:30 a. tn- to 12:30 p. m. on Saturday. Mason City Calendar Jan.. IS--Annual meeting ol Wlnnebago council of Boy Scouts at Hotel Hanford. Business session at 5:30 and banquet at 6:30. ' J»n. 25--Annual Y. W. C. A. meeting: dinner at 6:30 at Y. W. Jan. SO--Annual meeting of Cerro Gordo county chapter ol Red Cross at high school auditorium at 8 p. EQ. Jan. 30--Annual dinner meeting ol Mason City branch of Lutheran Welfare society at Y. M. C. A. banquet room at 6:30 p. m. Feb. 1--Federal court session starting at 1:30 p. m. Feb. 5-3--Red Cross blood donor clinic for Cerro Gordo county at Y. M. C. A. in Mason City. Feb. 25--Law enforcement conference in Mason City under FBI sponsorship. f eb, 25--Concert by James Melton, tenor, inonsortd by Mason City Community concert association. Salvage Calendar County Chairman, Ivan Barnes. Women's Division, Mrs. H. IX Makeever PAPER: Tfc bundles securely, loose paper In bags or boxes. Boy Scouts collect, first Saturday of February. Phone TIN CANS:' Remove labels, clean, cut -both ends and flatten. Hold for future Pickup. Phone Mrs., Pendergrafi, city chairman. 4489-J. For cut of town collections call or write Ivan A. Barnes, Foresters Bldg. Phone 1300. WASTL VATS: Deliver to your local market Two red points ana 4c per pound. City-wide collection by Girl Scouts and Cubs-, Feb. 3. RAGS; Collect clean rags and old clothing of all kinds. Leave at courthouse. IRON; Farm scrap badly needed. Sell to dealer or give to salvage 'committee. CONTAINERS: Cardboard containers ol all binds must be saved. Grocers will be unable to furnish cartons or sacks as in the past Use your own container *hen shopping. MOVIE MENU CECIL--"lie' Frlncess nd the pirate' «ndi Wednesday. "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" starts Thursday. PALACE--"My G»l Loves Music" »nd "Mademoiselle Flri" end Friday. STB AND--"Son I; ot the Open Ro»d" and . "Double Indemnity" end Wednesday. "The Canterville Ghost" and "Valley 61 Venieanee" sUrt Thursday. | STATE--"Impatient Years" and "The Black Parachute" end Wednesday ".None Shall Escape" and "Hint ot lh Cowboys" start Thursday. LAKE--"Step Lively" and "Gambler's Choice" now showtnr. HERE IN MASON CITY Farm loans tailored to your needs. M. C. Loan Investment Co. George E. Miller, Chicago, secretary ol the committee on postwar planning for traffic safety, a division of the National Safety Council, will be the speaker at Kiwanis club Thursday noon at the Hotel Hanford. Kiwanis International is one of the nationally sponsoring groups and 'the local club's safety committee is sponsoring the meeting. Birth certificates have been issued for David Carl vie, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lauritz A. Skuttle 625 First S. E., born Dec. 21; Dianna Louise, daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ray Gildner, 922 15th Place N. E., born Dec. 22; and Helen Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Edward Flynn 218 10th N. W., born Dec. 23. Am still selling J. K. Watkins Prod. Mrs.Ford,^404 6 S.E.Ph.4379 Mr. ana Mrs. Faye Crawford 219 Vermont S. E., are the parents of a daughter weighing 1 pounds 2 ounces, born at Park hospital Tuesday. Paper Hdqtrs. Call Shepherds. A 6-pound 15-onnce daughter was born Tuesday at Mercy hos f pital to Mrs. Glenn Bredlow, Gar- f~ner. The baby's father was killed ; in action recently. f For wallpaper, Paynes. Ph. 245. Mr. and Mrs. Joyce Clark, 410 26th S. W., are the parents of a son weighing 7 pounds 12y. ounces, bom Wednesday at Mer" cy hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Gale Bull, 1022, N. Hampshire, are the parents of an 8-pound, 2-ounce daughte born Wednesday at Mercy hos pita!. A son weighing 8 pounds, U'/i ounces was born at Mercy hospital \Vednesday to Mr. and Mrs Francis Trich, Manly. A danghier weighing 7 pounds 1 ounce was born Monday at Mercy hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Addison Olson, 677 1st S. E. Power Engineers Visit Lehigh Cement Plant The National Association of Power Engineers Iowa No. 5 met Tuesday evening. As an educational feature S. B. Wyborney, chairman of the educational committee, conducted a tour of the Lehigh Portland Cement company, giving the members and auxiliary an opportunity to see the plant in operation. The February educational program is in charge of R. M. McCauley, assisted by L. J. Whalen. Following the business meeting Tuesday evening, the auxiliary served a lunch. Buy yonr War B o n d s and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette i«i-Hr.r hoy. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE $23,598,616 County's Bond Total GERRO GORDO IS INCREASING ITS SALES STEADILY Total E Bond Sales $8,497,780 Since U. S. Entered War Cerro Gordo county residents have purchased $23,598,616 in war bonds the 3 years of the war, according to compilations prepared by the state war finance committee and received here by Fred C. Heneman, regional director. Of this amount $8,497,780 were in E bonds, purchased entirely by individuals. The figures show that purchasing has increased as the war has gone on'. In late 1941 purchases totaled ?242,«2 of which were E's. In 1942 Cerro Gordo residents bought a total of $2,745,595 in war bonds, of which $1,777,292 was in E bonds. The following year purchasing jumped to $7,539,913, or 193 per cent of the quota set for the year. Of this $2,481,343 was in E's. Cerro Gordo county really showed what it could do in 1944. Then war bond purchases here totaled $13,070,676, of which $3,996,713 was in E's. The remainder of the purchases were scattered through all categories of bonds, the heaviest outside of E bonds being in the short maturity Ys's, purchased mainly by corporations. Total purchases of war bonds in all divisions by Cerro Gordo county from the start of the war to Dec, 31, 1944, may be summarized thus: E Bonds $ 8,497,780 F bonds G bonds C bonds A bonds (1942) %s IMs 2's ZV-s 1,027,971 3,270,000 1,663,985 30,350 4,019,485 . 328,000 3,184,500 523,700 992,845 Total 523,598,616 The figures show that Cerro Gordo county bought a considerable share of its bonds between drives, particularly the E bonds. E bond purchases for the 6 war loans totaled $4,652,857 against the over all purchase of $8,497,780, showing'-.that men and women went on quietly buying and putting away E bonds between campaigns as well as during the drives. . Total purchases of bonds In the 6 war'loans reached $18.046.855 campared with the grand total of $23,598,616. The county went over the top in total sales in all war loans. Amount purchased and percentage of quota in each war loan are shown in the following: War Loan 1st ..... 2nd .. 3rd 4fh 5th Amonnt Bought $ 547,103 2,074,000 ' ,. 3,539,838 , . 3.474.937 3,951 7 6th 4,459,211 Percentages No quota 154% 133% 138% 13fi% . 162% Total . . $18,046,855 E bond purchases and percentage of quotas for each drive are: War Laan Amount Bought $ 302,400 512,000" 1st ... 2nd .. 3rd ... 4th ... 5th ... 6th ... Percentages No quota No quota 723,881 87% 1,053,200 96% 1,007,929 93% 1,053,447 114% Total ... 54,652,857 Relatives Attend John E. Neil Rites . Out of town friends and relatives who have returned to their homes after attending the funeral of John E. Neil at the Major funeral home Monday include his widow, Mrs. Neil, and Charles Neil of Crane Lake, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Block of Hibbing, Minn.; Fireman 1/c and Mrs. James Hopper of Virginia, Minn ; Mr. and Mrs. George Neil of Carroll; Glen Neil and Earl Closson of Minneapolis; M. J. Albert of Cedar Falls and Mrs. Wilber Coe of Ventura. Three sons of Mr, Neil, unable to attend the funeral, were S Sgt John E. Neil, Jr., with the army in Egypt; T/5 Chester Neil, with the army in Germany, and Cpl. Raymond Neil, with the army in France. Mrs. Raymond Neil of Salinas, Cal., also was unable to attend. RITES FOR INFANT HELD Funeral services for Judith Elaine Langlote, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Langlotz, who died Monday, were held Tuesday at 2 p. m. at the Meyer funeral home. The Rev. O. Mall, pastor of St. James Lutheran church, officiated at the short prayer service. Burial was in Elmwood cemetery. The Meyer funeral home was in charge. Foxhole "Research" GarreU, Ind., ttl.PJ _ Just ask S/Sgt. Judson Witherspoon, a marine veteran of the South Pacific, how many strands of silk it takes to weave a Hawaiian grass skirt. He'll tell you--many more than 8,000, 'cause that's when he got tired of counting. While spending a period of soliture in a foxhole, Witherspoon made a grass skirt out of strands of silk taken from I a parachute. Special Services Planned for Church of Nazarene THE REV. M. K. MOULTON $6,000 CRUSADE QUOTA ACCEPTED BY METHODISTS Planning Conference Held at Local Church With 200 Attending Climaxing Tuesday evening's planning conference at the First Methodist church, attended by more lhan 200, was the acceptance by the official board of $6,000 as the share of First Church in Methodism's $25,000,000 crusade tor Christ. The local church proclaims its definite commitment to the impassioned challenges of the crusade launched by the general conference in May, 1944. The action taken is direct testimony that members have caught the spirit and, together with 8,000,000 other Methodist crusaders across the nation, are moving forward to develop to its fullest the 4 year postwar program planned. Doctor Earle A.; Baker, district superintendent, who presided, explained the S major spearheads of the movement: 1. A new world order; 2. World relief and reconstruction; 3, Evangelism; 4, Stewardship; 5, and church school advancement. "These are not 5 disjointed causes," declared Doctor -Baker. "They are linkefd together like the fingers on a hand. The thumb should be 'Evangelism' because it comes to a point of contact with all the fingers, enabling each in its turn to take a firmer grip." A panel headed by M. E. Olson emphasized the broadening scope of First Church's program. Participants in the discussion were Dr. T. E. Davidson, church school superintendent; F. C. Heneman, teacher of Junior and seniors boys, and Gilbert Bovard, president of Senior Youth Fellowship, all of whom pictured the results which are being achieved in "selling" the church school program, and outlined goals which have been established in the church school and youth fellowship areas. Mrs. W. D. Thrams, church librarian, appraised certain books and" magazines of informative and devotional nature, available at the book table in the church foyer, or in the church library. Espousing the cause of missions was Mrs. Harold W. Morgan, secretary of missionary education in the Woman's society, who reported 5350 in the society's budget for the crusade. Erdix Swift presented a recommendation of the Board of Missions, which resulted in acceptance of the $6,000 Crusade quota. "Highlights of 1B44" included highly favorable financial reports presented by Ira Stinson, H. W. Barker- and Judge W. P. Butler. Mrs. H. L. Wright, president of the Woman's Society, reported increase in membership of 111, and stated the 1945 budget had been increased $1,000 over 1944. She proposed these rules for the 1945 Victory Garden,'released in the current issue of the Upper Iowa Conference News Reel: "First--Plant 5 rows of P's: Presence, Promptness, Preparation, Perseverance and Purity. Next, to these, plant 3 rows of squash: Squash gossip, squash criticism, squash indifference. Then, 4 rows of lettuce: Let as be unselfish and loyal; Let ns be true to obligations; Let us obey rules and regulations; Let us love one another. No Gar- The Rev. M.K. Moulton of Los Angeles Here Until Sunday Night Special services were to begin Wednesday night at the Church of the Nazarene, 331 West State at Madison, with the Rev. M. Kimber Moulton, pastor of the First Church of the Nararene, Los Angeles, Cal., special speaker. In addition to his pastoral duties in California, Mr. Moulton is general'young people's president lor t h e general Church of the Nazarene, holding this position for the past 5 years. He is coming to Mason City directly from the yearly meeting of the general board of the church which closed it's sessions in Kansas City Tuesday afternoon: His trip east for the business sessions enabled the local congregation to obtain his services for the 5 d a y s ending Sunday night, Jan. 21. i The Los Angeles church of which Mr. Moulton is pastor is the Mother church of the denomination and one of it's largest. Founded by the late Phineas F. Bresee D. D., in 1895, the church, then organized as the Church of the Nazarene, became the nucleus for the present denomination with .more than 200,000 in membership arid churches in all parts of the world. The present structure in California, located at 25th and Magnolia, Los Angeles, covers an area o£ a half a block. Sunday school attendance the past year weekly averaged 500 and the church raised $70,000 for all purposes. Money is raised in the Church of the Nazarene solely through tithes and offerings. Mr. Moulton delivered a message before 3,000 young people in Minneapolis last June at the general assembly of the denomination and intends to include that message entitled "My Life I Give 1 in the series at the local church. Services will commence each evening at 8 o'clock and the public is cordially invited. ALBERT GILDNER DIES SUDDENLY Funeral Services Set for 1 p. m. on Friday Albert Gildner, 65, 322 1st N. E., died suddenly at his home Wednesday morning at 3:45 o'clock. Funeral.services will be Friday at 1 o'clock at the Major Memorial chapel, with the Rev. Carl J. Sentman of Radio chapel officiating. Burial will be at Nora Springs. Mr. Gildner was born Feb. 12. 1879, on a farm in Falls township. A contractor, he had lived in Mason City for the past 29 years, haying lived previously in Nora Springs. Surviving are his wife; 2,,sis- .ters, Mrs. Lydia Gashel and Miss Mabel Gildner of Nora Springs; 5 brothers, H. F. and N. J. Gildner of Nora Springs, Arthur Gildner of Randelia and Con and Fred Gildner of Mason City. The Major funeral home charge. is in Scarville--A post-nuptial shower was held in the Immanuel church parlors, in courtesy of Mrs. Paul Hawkinson, nee Marlys Wagner. den is complete, without turnips: Turn up for meetings (on time); Turn up with a smile; turn up with new ideas; turn up with determination to make everything count for something good and worthwhile." Recommendation f r o m t h e Board of Missions," presented by Mrs. W. J. Maytham, chairman, resulted in acceptance of a - $4,40C minimum to World Service, over and above the Crusade quota. Doctor M. B. Kober, in an analysis on "The Direction of our Marching," summarized certain encouraging and gratifying trends in local church activities. In a moment of consecration at the altar he called upon his audience to join him in a resolution for more religious living and for the building of a consecrated, spiritual life which shall prove adequate for the living of these days. Preceding the conference a fellowship ' dinner took place in the social rooms, at which Charles Cornwell presided, with Lester Milligan at the piano, and the Rev. A. W. Gauger voicing a prayer of thanksgiving. F.H.A. REAL ESTATE LOANS FIRST NATIONAL BANK OPA Collects $200,000 From Ration Violators in 64-County District NEW BLOOD PLASMA DEDICATION LABEL--In response to many requests, the Red Cross label on the standard army-navy package of blood plasma has been redesigned so donors may dedicate their blood in honor of a- friend or loved one in the armed forces. The inscription goes on the label as shown above. One label may be filled out for each blood donation made by residents of this community during the Feb. 5 to 9 visit of the St. Paul mobile unit in Mason City. ' Donors May Dedicate Blood to Anyone in Armed Forces New Plan in Effect for Visit of Mobile Unit Here Feb. 5-9 Mason Cityans and residents of Cerro Gordo county will have an opportunity to dedicate a pint of blood to someone in »the armed forces- during the visit of the St. Paul Hed Cross mobile blood donor unit here the week of Feb. 5 to 9. Announcement 'of the new plan was made here Wednesday by Mrs. Floyd Johnson, chairman of the local plasma campaign. Each donor will be given a label on which he may write his own name and the name of the service nun or woman in whose honor the donation was made, Mrs. Johnson explained. The labels will be pasted on the outside of standard army-navy packages of plasma for shipment overseas. The plan was adopted by the American Hed Cross plasma service at the request of friends and r e l a t i v e s of servicemen, who wished to- give their blood' in honor of their fighting men, Mrs. Johnson said. She . pointed out that in the processing laboratories p l a s m a from many donors is mixed and that the plasma in the package on. which the donor's inscribed label is pasted may not necessarily contain any of the plasma procured from that particular donor's own blood. But the label is symbolic of the donor's gift--which might be the gift of life to a badly-wounded man. Inscribing a label in someone's honor does not mean that the donor's blood goes directly to that person, she added, as plasma is not shipped to individuals but to army and navy medical officers who administer it to any wounded men who may need it, often in the front lines. Mrs. Johnson reported that requests for appointments for blood donations still are being received at the Red Cross office, 19 1 /!; N. Federal, but that a few more are needed. Specifications for prospective donors. include the following: Donors must be between 18 and 60 (those under Zl must have parental consent); they must weigh at least 110 pounds; 10 weeks must have elapsed since the last donation; persons with diabetes, tuberculosis, convulsions, colds or any acute or chronic illness or disability are not acceptable; donors should wait at least 6 months following a major operation and 3 months after a tonsillectomy. Persons eligible under, these conditions are asked to call Red Cross headquarters. They will be Dr.Fankhauser,D.C. HEALTH COUNSELOR S W. State St. Wtlr BH C . Men-. Wed., Sat Eve. 1 to 8:30 Ph. 8.T4 for Yonr Appointment GLASS O F M A S O N C I T Y GLASS FOR EVERY PURPOSE · OBSCURE GLASS · WINDOW GLASS · STRUCTURAL · AND PLATE For Store Fronts, Desk Tops and Dresser Tops DAVEY AND SON 15 2nd S. W. Phone 874 J. E. JOHNSON SUCCUMBS HERE Funeral Arrangements Are Still Incomplete John B. Johnson, about 80, died Tuesday evening at his home, 1445i£ 4th S. E. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The body is at the Major funeral home. Mr. Johnson was born in Sweden and came to this country with his parents at the age of 19. They settled at Forest City, where he lived for 6 years, moving to Hayfield, where he lived 40 years, and finally, 17 years ago, to Mason City. He was a retired carpenter. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Charles Lackore of Hayfield, and a brother, P. M. Johnson of Mason City. The Major funeral home is in charge of arrangements. Merle Peters Family Moves to Des Moines Mr. and Mrs. Merle Peters and 3 children, Jack, Tom and Jerry, have moved to Des Moines, where Mr. Peters has. been transferred by Standard Brands, Inc., with which he has been for the past 18 years. He will be employed by the firm in the Des Moines area Paul Meaney, who has returnee from 4 years duty in the armed forces, will succeed Mr. Peters in Mason City. ACTRESS MARRIES Hollywood, (/P)--Audrey Long, 22-year-old screen actress, and Edwin Hubin, 35, associate film producer, were married Tuesday notified later of the time and date of their appointment at the mobile unit's headquarters which will be set up at the Y.M.C.A in Mason City. OPA NEWS-- More than $200,000 was paid into the United States treasury in 1944 as a result of enforcement steps taken against violators ot OPA rationing, price ceiling and rent control regulations in the Des Moines district of 64 Iowa counties, it has been reported by Walter D. Kline, director. The exact amount of the payments was S217 010.81. Violators of food regulations headed the list of those making payments? their total being $162,116.05. Payments were made in sther classes of violations, as follows: Industrial materials, $18,204.97; rent control, $12,079.34; services, $9,316.71; trucks, $7,871.80; fuel, $4,582.46; consumers' durable goods, $1,693.31; wearing apparel, $646.01, and automobiles and tires, $493.16. In announcing information from the report to him by George E. O'Malley, district enforcement attorney, Kline declared "the record is commendable from every standpoint but we shall never lose sight of our firm determination to emphasize compliance in preference to enforcement." Besides collections, O'Malley reported that operations in his division the pats year included: 2,713 investigations in which 2,218 violations were found; 97 court injunctions to prohibit future violations; 52 treble damage actions in courts; 13'suspension orders limiting rights of individuals named to deal in rationed commodities; 11 warning notices against further violation of OPA regulations, and referral of 12 criminal actions to United States attorneys. Moisture arid Grade Set Corn Ceiling Several factors must be taken into consideration in computation of correct ceiling prices for corn it was pointed out this week by O. A. Buchanan, chairman of the Mason City war price and rationing board. In explanation of his statement the official stated that the OPA ceiling is based on No. 2 yellow shelled with moisture content of not more than 15% per cent. Deductions must be made for corn having greater moisture content and for grades lower than No. 2. The ear corn price must always be Jess than that for shelled corn to the extent of the value or cost of shelling. He urged all interested persons to make inquiry at their own board office for information applicable to their shipping point. "Both buyers and sellers ot corn should exercise care in establishing the price a bushel," Buchanan stated, "and this advice applies to all farmer-to-farmcr transactions as much as to other kinds of sales. Although the quoted market price may actually be a few cents below the ceiling prices, the grade and moisture content may call for deductions greater than the few cents difference between selling price and quoted market or ceiling price. In other words, a sales price of a few cents under ceiling might actually be above-ceiling for the grain concerned." Newcomer in "30 Seconds Over Tokyo" A little more than a year ago a charming, vivacoius wisp of a girl played a special matinee of "Claudia" in New York "to mark the beginning or end of a stage career. The audition was a success and in 2 years the then Broadway unknown has rocketed to stage prominence and a motion picture contract calling for her to play one of the plum screen roles of the year--Ellen Lawson, wife of hero Lieutenant (now Major) Ted Lawson, in the film version of "Thirty. Seconds/ Over Toyko," which opens Thursday at the Cecil theater, with Van Johnson and Hobert Walker, and Spencer Tracy, the latter as Lieutenant General James H. Doolittle. Wide-eyed, eager Phyllis Thaxter, the unknown of 2 years ago, recently reported to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios to prepare for her star-making role. She received her first introduction to the. magic and ways of Hollywood. "It's all very bewildering but very fascinating," she remarked as she met countless people--prod u c e r s , directors, cameramen, beauty experts and technicians-- and as'she was initiated into the film capital fold. Brunette, hazel-eyed Phyllis was born in Portland, Maine. Her father, Sidney Thaxter, is a judge of the Maine supreme court. Her mother, who was Phyllis Schuyler, gave up a theatrical career with the Ben Greet Players to marry and have a family of 4. Following graduation from high school in Portland, Phyliis served her theater apprenticeship in summer school in Maine. In 1939 she tried .Broadway, obtaining walk- on bits in several sows. A maid in "There Shall Be No Night," was next and then came "Claudia" and success. Phyllis is not married and says there are no prospects at the moment. Willis Bemis Wins Armour Prize for Contest Suggestion Willis Bemis, a carpenter employed at Jacob E. Decker Sons, Tuesday was presented a War Savings Bond by the superintendent, for being one of the successful prize winners in Armour and company's national prize suggestion contest, which is open to all Armour employes for suggestions on betterment of product or for savings in equipment. NEW BUSINESS HOURS Now In Effect At Mason City Local Office Closes at 5:30 p. m. ..* Emergency Service Available On Gall In revising P. G. E.'s schedule of business hours, the management has been insistent on maintaining the same high standard of service .to which you are accustomed . . . at the same time, providing a reasonable degree of convenience in gaining access to the office and Sales Department for the transaction of business. To fulfill these conditions, the following procedure has been put into effect under the new plan: Opening hours of 8:30 a. m. remain unchanged. But beginning ^ last Monday and continuing thereafter, P. G. E.'s Mason City office and Soles Department is closed for the transaction of business at 5:30 p. m. each week day, including Saturday. After business hours, an attendant is on duty at all times to receive and dispatch emergency service calls only. The -attendant may be reached by calling phone 1388. If you receive no answe/from this call phone 1399. ' In case you are in doubt at any time regarding the placing of emergency service calls, KINDLY REFER TO YOUR PHONE DIRECTORY FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION. k MASON CITY OFFICE SALES DEPT. Included flno PEOPLES .GAS ELECTRIC COMPANY (D An Essential Industry Giving You Fri«nd(y, D«p«ndablc Service

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