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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, January 18, 1945
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10 THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 1945 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Woman Seeks $10800 Damages as Result of Truck Collision AIRBORNE YANK KILLED ON LEYTE Pvt, Jerry Miller Was in Service Two Years Mclntire--Pvt. Jerry Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. F.: Miller of Fayette, was killed in action "on Leyte, Dec. 7, 1944, according to word received here by his mother. Mrs. Miller is a teacher in high school. Pvt. Miller was a paratrooper with the llth airborne .'division. He entered service in January, 1943, and received his training at Camp Mackall, N. Car., and Camp Polk, La. He went overseas in May, 1944. . . Plans for Blue Gross ' Hospital Program in Butler County Begin Allison--Plans for a Blue Cross hcspitalization insurance program are underway, according to Mrs. -·Elmer;-. Chester, county .health chairman; and women from-each town and township in the county \yill meet in Allison soon'to make final plans for an educational program. The signup is expected early in February. IOWA CHAPLAIN RAISED IN RANK Priest of Alia Vista Promoted to Captain Alta Vista--Barrett . Hoverman received word Monday stating that his son, Father Vincent Hoverman, Catholic chaplain, was promoted from the rank of 1st lieutenant to captain. Father Hoverman entered army service in January, 1944. Since June last year he has been stationed at Williams Field, army air base near Chandler, Ariz. Truck Driver Fined for Vehicle Overload Garner--Adron L- Carter of Des Moines was fined $15 and costs on the charge of overload by Justice B. J. Fritsch here the past week. Carter was driving for the C. W. Transport and was arrested on a highway a .mile west of Garner. 1 SAILOR VISITS . Garner-^Kenneth Wilson, son of Mary Wilson of Garner, : who is home on leave from the navy, is spending several days .with rela-. tives in Mason City and Marble 1 Rock. Rake--Harold Johnson left Saturday evening for San Antonio, 'Texas, on a business trip. He accompanied others in the county on the R. E. A. committee to attend a convention. CANT KEEP GRANDMA IN HER CHAIR She'. «. «, » Young«t«r- Now her Bccludu u fetter i c r one* thsy d u c o r t r t !«!·» « ««!' trmil. m»y be tSS ». Thetadner.»re Nature-. t -pni ~j '" iMI V" ur druwdst for Doau's in""· usc 5'! tl «M5f"lly by millions for over ,? TM ra -.Tlu:y itjvo happy relict suul iriil hrfi tiio lo miles of kidney tubes Bush cut poiaon- oua TTMln tarn your blood. Get DoonVKlli. ORVnXE SABIN RITESlELD~FOR N. IOWA SOLDIER Orville Sabin, 29, Dies at Veterans' Hospital Rake --Funeral services were held Tuesday for Orville Sabin, 29, from the home at Frost, Minn., and from Zion Lutheran church at Rake with the Rev. H. O. Mosby of. Frost in charge. The .military funeral was in charge of the Rake American Legion" post with the Legion from Bricelyn, Minn,, also attending. Orville Sabin, son of Mrs. Mary Sabin died Friday at the Veterans hospital at Minneapolis where he had been for several weeks. He was born to Mr. and Mrs. Nels Sabin March 7, 1915. He lived with his mother until he was inducted into the army Dee. 2, 1943. He received his basic training at Camp Roberts, Cal., and left the states April 5, 1942, for duty in Alaska, He served 2 years with the infantry in the Aleutians · and received a medical discharge Jan. 27,1944, from General Barnes hospital in Vancouver, Wash. He had been in ill health since. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Mary Sabin, 6 brothers, and 5 sisters. . Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations '. POPEJOY--Mrs. l! W; Berryhill will be hostess to the-January meeting of the Mothers club Friday afternoon. IOWA FALLS--A joint installation of officers of the Iowa Falls chapter. Order of Eastern Star, and the Mason's Home lodge will be held in the Masonic hall Friday evening. ACKLEY--Mrs. Harry S. Lekwa will -be hostess Friday afternoon to the Eastern Star Auxiliary. . ' . ACKLEY -- St. Marys Study club \yas to meet Thursday afternoon in the home of Mrs. Robert Oppold. _LATIMER--The American Legion Auxiliary was to meet Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. Carl Guldberg in Coulter. MESEHVEY -- Music Mothers will meet Wednesday in. the music room. RAKE--The January meeting of the P. T. A. will be held at the school auditorium Monday at 8 p. m,- Archie Frandle .will show moving pictures taken -by Roy Doege of. the Seabees, taken at Pearl Harbor. CAPTAIN WILL VISIT Dnmont--Capt. P. M. Van Hoi!ten, who is at Wakefield hospital, Camp Atterbury, Indianapolis, Ind., with his wife, will arrive the latter part of this week to visit his mother, Mrs. J. Z. Pfaltzgraff and family.,Capt. Van Houten recently returned from overseas. Here's PILLSBURYS BISCUIT BAKE ... ond your baking is GUARANTEED! "% . · BISCUIT BAKE T ^- Vj»-*.«-*'»' Try a oc *y good recipe, usn« PUUbair-i BatT^'^'"*^ IUIMUTUU ·F. MJIAJJT11D BJUCWc! . - BISCUIT BAKE nourishment of PilUburr's Bat Si'm S Taa : 2J m ; nuoa · Vi teupoan Woicescenhire uace * · 3 cupt cooktd, diced pen- 10CJ, arroo, celelj ind · M oup cooked, sliced onion · 2 cnpi cookrj, Jic«l pork a to male i «a^^^r^^ffi^^ss^ fttcnuv- «·«%·«.._ ·* . · '/ rap shortening, melted · n nip Rurausr's B«sr Enrobed Fioun ·IXteUpOOOIMjt WKU1TTOWNO · K c · 2W|*WMb»Jacgpc?£le» · H teaspoon uk ' * far GwaranfMd Baking MORE PROPERTY CHANGES HANDS Chickasaw County Has Increase in Transfers : New ' Hampton -- Real estate transfers in 1944 in Chickasaw county were 25 per cent greater than, in 1943, James' H. O'Neill, county -recorder said. A total of 667 deeds were recorded compared with 532 in 1943. , Real estate mortgages were the same for both years, 199, each; mortgages releases and assignments in 1944 totaled 423 while in 1943 they were 473. Marginal releases of mortages increased 11 in 1944 to 145. Chattel mortgages filed totaled 706 instruments/compared with 834 in 1943. A total of 422 miscellaneous: instruments were recorded compared with 364 in,1943. The total number of. instruments filed in 1944 was 2,568, compared with 2,536 in 1943.. O'Neill reported that 52 old age pension liens Wfre filed, an increase \ of 12 over 1943; hunting and fishing licenses were issued to 1,740 in 1944, an increase of 78 over 1943; honorable discharges o£ persons in service filed totaled 47, an increase of .5 over 1943. Discharged Aviator Given Creamery Post Rake--Alvin G. Strand, aviation instructor in the army air corps, received his honorable discharge and has now accepted a position in the Forest City Creamery to pasteurize milk. ' Here «·* There Stacyville--Miss Darlene Wahl of Grafton is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Augusta Gergart at Stacy- viile. Plymouth--Mr. and Mrs. John Pearce went to Riceville Monday to visit their son and family. C. C. Pearce. Rudd -- Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schroeder received word that their son Dale has landed in France. Rake -- Mrs. Henry Sabin of Wausau, Wis,' is visiting at the Conrad Hesseldahl and Roger Sabin homes. Hanlontown--Leslie Larson attended the implement dealers' convention at Minneapolis. Meservey--rDr. and Mrs. G. Earl Jurgenson are -spending ·· a few days in tie twin cities. · ; A . . Lei and --^ Mr. and Mrs. Harry Anderson and Mr. and Mrs. B.SM. Haugen returned Saturday after a visit with Sgt. and Mrs. Gilman Haugen at Camp Knox, Ky., Sgt. Haugen expects to be sent overseas soon. Coulter--Franc, Horn will quit farming, having" purchased a residence in Coulter which he and his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Christiansen, will occupy. Sheffield--Pvt. James Schroeder, Camp Miles Standish, Mass, is spending a furlough at the home ot his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E, C. Schroeder. Ackley---John Cooney was taken by Brandt's ambulance to Sioux City Tuesday. He will be cared for at the home of his sister, Mrs. M. Wilson. Riceville--Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Root left for Norwalk, Cal., to visit their daughter, Mrs. Jim Benson, and family. Goldfieia--Mrs. Frank Keister, Mr. and Mrs. Devere Keister of Elmore, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mussrnan of.Lakota, were recent guests at the Ralph Field home. . Rndd--B. A. Duesenberg left for San Antonio, Texas, to attend a convention where he is a voting delegate Irom the Butler county R. E. A. Stacyville--Mrs. Lenn Gerbig entertained at a family dinner honoring her husband on his 75th birthday anniversary. NEW WORDS AND PHRASES War brings, into being a host of new words and phrases and gives new significance to many with which we long have been familiar. Hundreds of new terms not yet found in standard' dictionaries have been coined to name new inventions and products, new ways of life and thought. This timely, new, 44-page booklet is a compilation of many such words and phrases. Besides definitions, there is a long list of foreign place names found in the- news dispatches and their English pronunciation. Fifteen cents postpaid. Use This Counon The Mason City Globe-Gazette Information Bureau, 316 Eye St., N. E.. Washington 2. D. C. I inclose herewith 15 CENTS in coin (carefully wrapped in paper) for a copy of the booklet NEW WORDS AND PHRASES. Name. Street or Rural Route City State (Mail to Washington, D. C.) DECOR ATEP -- Pfc. Orlin A. Franklin of Clarksville is awarded the D.S.C. by fcol. John P., Wheeler, commanding officer of the Hot Springs, Ark., army ground and.service forces redistribution station. Adjutant, 1st Lt. Robert A. ' Barr, holds the citation. .- · S - : - · ,-- - - - . Clarksvil^Yaiik Given: DSC for Valor Under Enemy Fire Hot Springs, Ark.--The distinguished service cross, the nation's 2nd highest award, was awarded to Pfc. Orlin A. Franklin of Clarksville, Iowa, Friday, by his commanding officer, Col. John P. Wheeler. The presentation was a part of the regular Friday morning award ceremony held each week at the army "ground and service forces redistribution station;.Hot Springs, Ark. ' The ceremony was conducted' ^ with full military formality; the station's military police .detachment formed a guard of honor and lie 386th ASF band played. Pfc. Franklin's citation, signed by Lt. ~cn. Mark W. Clark, was read over the public address system by 1st Lt Robert A. .Barr, adjutant, to an audience of citizens and soldiers assembled on the national park lawn to witness the presentation. Telling of Franklin's "extraordinary heroism in action on April 26, 1944, near Anzio, Italy," the citation states: "Pfc. Franklin was automatic' rifleman for a 7 man patrol with a mission to capture an enemy occupied house. After making its.way through the enemy wire, the patrol was suddenly subjected to terrific machine gun, mortar, and grenade fire, which severely wounded Pfc. Franklin, the patrol leafier, and 2 others. The leader ordered the patrol to withdraw, but'Pfc. Franklin, although his left arm was rendered useless from his wounds, stayed In firing position to cover the withdrawal. His fire permitted the patrol to get back through the enemy wire, and he continued to fire until dust from a mortar explosion pammed his piece. He then took an M-l rifle from one of Ws comrades whom he believed to be dead and resumed fire." The citation, further states,that 2 enemy soldiers approached to within 25 yards of the wounded patrol leader and the man who was assisting him to move, but Pfc. Franklin wounded both Germans and the patrol leader was evacuated successfully. Weakened from his own wounds, Franklin was unable to evacuate another of his comrades who was too severely hit to move, but he rendered first aid to this soldier and searched the area for other casualties. While withdrawing, he was again wounded, but succeeded in making his way back to friendly lines. The courage and unselfish, de- votion to duty displayed by Pfc. Franklin saved the lives of several of his comrades and are deserving of the highest praise, 1 ' the citation states. ; Pfc. Franklin, son of T. J. Franklin of Clarksville, is assigned to ihe station complement of the Hot Springs Redistribution station. He served 32 months overseas in' the European theater and 'returned to the states last September. Charged With Sale of Beer*Without Permit, Sporaa Is Bound Over .Garner--Henry Sporaa, charged with selling beer without a permit, was bound over to the grand jury .by Justice R. J. Fritsch Tuesday afternoon. His bond" was fixed at $500 which was furnished. The defendant w a i v e d preliminary Hearing. The information was filed ay Marshal Aaron Greirnan who made the arrest Tuesday. Kake--Mrs. George Smith and Darlene returned from Camp Chafee, Ark., after spending 2 months- with her husbnd, Pfc. Smith. They will make their home with her mother, Mrs. Anna Vaagen. . . MARCH OF DIMES GETS UNDERWAY Garner^G. B. Kirschner, Hancock county chairman for the "March of Dimes" announces thai the drive will continue until Jan. 31. ' . ' Letters "have been mailed to each person in the county by township and town chairmen, according to Mr. Kirschner, who expects the drive to exceed last year's totals. Aged Chester Woman Dies; Rites Tuesday Chester--Burial services f o r Mrs. Ellen Baldwin, 78, who diec Saturday in Independence, were conducted at Chester Hill cemetery Tuesday afternoon, the Rev Lamont Smith officiating. The funeral was held at the Larson funeral home in Lime Springs. LODGES INSTALL-Manly-^Joint icstalation of the Rebekahs of Northwood and I. O O..F. and .Royal-Blue of Manly was held in Manly Tuesday evening with John Holt, Anna Helwig, Clara Knudson and Earl Fehman as installing officers. Rudd--The United Service Women decided to contribute $28 to th Marshalltown service center. GO TO YOUR HEAD Suddenly you want the prettiest hat imaginable ond what is more flattering than a Joal hat of velvet flowers--in colors os dramatic as a clash of cymbals? " Exclusive with us. CO-OP HAS 20% BUSINESS GAIN Sales for Past Year Near $200,000 Total Garner--The '· Hancock County Co-Operative Oil association had its biggest year in history, according to W. J. Barz, manager, at the annual meeting Monday. Merchandise sales for the year were $192,442, a 20% gain over 1943. The co-op has shown a consistent gain ever since it was established 14 years ago.- · Stock dividends last year totaled $660 and patronage dividends $7,351. Stock certificates were issued to 23 new members; Directors re-elected for 3 years were: Charles Grau, W. J. Barz, E. C. OUenburg and Oscar Greiman. Erwin Rosendahl was elected director to succeed F. F. Boehnke who requested that his name be withdrawn. Directors will meet on Feb. 10 to organize and elect officers.- Carl Wbiwod, president, presided at the annual meeting. Charles, Grau is secretary. NAMED PRESIDENT . The Methodist, conference of Christian . education at Nashville, Tenn./ elected Albion R. Kin;, dean of men and professor of ethics and religion at Cornell college, Mt. Vernon, as president of the section on college teachers of religion. Membership in the organization includes all teachers of religion'in Methodist colleges and Wesley foundations. BROTHERS MEET IN BATTLE ZONE Hanlontown Soldiers Visit in French Area Hanlontown:--Sgt. Alvin Furness, who was on a Short furlough somewhere in France recently, met his brother, Sgt. Carl Furness, also stationed in France, Dec. 28- They had not seen each other for over 3 years. » They have 2 other brothers in the service, Sgt. Ingvpld Furness and Sgt. Melvin Furness. · . SAYS INJURIES ARE PERMANENT i Baking Company and Driver Defendant's · . Osage-- Virginia Warrington of Osage has brought a $10,300 damage suit in Mitchell county dis- I trict court against Arner Berg and | the Continental Baking" company : of Waterloo for personal Injuries j and property damages arising \ from a collision Dec. 11. 1 The accident happened 4 miles! east of Osage when a pickup] truck she was driving north on] highway. No. 218 and the baking I company truck driven by Berg in j a southeasterly direction collided. ] In addition to .the $10,000 damages for personal injuries to herself, medical aid, hospitalizatlon, permanent injury, pain arid suffering, loss of time as a housewife and ambulance expense, the plaintiff Warrington in a second. | count asks for $800 as .damages to the pickup truck. The ease is expected to come i to trial at .the February term of court which opens on the 13th. Dumont Woman Hears From Son Captured at Corrigedor; He's OK Dumont--Mrs. Elbe Anderson, I matron of the county home at Al- I lison, received a card Tuesday! from her son, Lloyd Anderson, I who has been a prisoner of war I since Corrigedor fell 3 years agoJ The card was dated July 15 and I stated that he was well and had I received a package and to. .tellI everyone hello. Sheffield--Mrs. H. A. Jensen,! Seattle, Wash., came Monday forf a 3, weeks' visit at the home on her parents, Mr. and Mrsi AugustJ Oelkers. ^^ V ^^ ' '^^^

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