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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 12

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12 THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 1945 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE U To. D NM - «J»«. CmUtt»i £CLEAR LAKE GLOBE-GAZETTED Phone 239 or 259 AND KGLO OFFICE DEADLINES: t Ate tor Ntw. 507 West Main St T,R. ADAMS LISTED MISSING Former Globe-Gazette Eniploye Lost Dec. 17 , Clear Lake--- Report from the war department to Mrs. Ted R. Adams at Waterloo states that her husband is missing in action In Germany Dec. 17. Mr. Adams is the former manager of the Clear Lake Globe- Gazette office leaving here in the fall of 1942 for other newspaper work in,Omaha. Mr. Adams took his basin training in.the infantry in Camp .Wplters, Texas, and it yeas not learned :at this writing how long he had been overseas. The' Adams have a daughter, Julia Ann, and a son, Marc McCreary. Word of this message reached Clear Lake through Mrs. Olav Smedal, now living at Ames. Directors and Officers Are Re-Elected to Loan Group Clear Lake Briefs Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Hofer returned Tuesday from Minneapolis where they, spent the weekend w^th their daughter, Julianne Hofer, a student at the University of Minnesota. Robert Sweiger assisted at the Ward funeral home during Mr. Hofer's absence. Art Butts, well driller, electric pump sales, service. Phone 224. The Lake No. 4 PTA will meet Friday, evening at 8 p. m. at the Baker school, east of Clear Lake. Robert Ellefson, A. M. M. P. 2/c of the U. S. Navy stationed at an airbase .at Jacksonville,- Fla. 'arrived Wednesday morning for a furlough with his. sister, Mrs. Clifford Legreid, HOI East Main, and with his mother,' Mrs. Ole Elle'jf- son. Forest City. · New House of Swansdown Suits just arrived at Hansen's. Mrs. Donald Cnx, North 3rd street, has received word that her husband, Pfc. Don Cox, has recently been moved from Walla, Wash., to Camp Howze, Texas. He recently -was graduated from a course as surgical- technician anc since that time has been transferred' to the ; infantry in his new location, ; v : Mr. and Mrs. George Gerk re- centlv learned that their son. Pvt. Art Gerk is how located on Leyte in the Philippine'rlslands. He remarked that one night · his foxhole, filled up: with' water in 2 hours;. He has also seen action in the invasion pf the Aleutians, and the 'Marshall Islands. He has been overseas almost : 2 years and Has 'never had^a furlough/ He ; said he hoped to return to Clear Lake this summer. · - " - '_ Hansen's dr«s sale ''has 'many interesting bargains The Kebekah Social C i r c l e meets Friday afternoon at 4 p. m. at the I. O. O. F. hall and dinner wi]J be served at 6 by the committee headed by Mrs. Jens Wind ' Lt. Commander Robert A. Phillips. son of Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Phillips, has recently .been sent to Cairo, Egypt, for a lew months' assignment doing research work in. typhus, fever. He made, the -trip via plane and word has already been received here that he has landed safely. He has been doing research work for -the navy in the east prior to this assignment. The adult class In men's nhysi- cal education will begin Monday night at 7:30 at the high school gym, according to annbunccmen of Coach Bob Heston. All men or boys out of school are eligible to enroll. ' . Carroll D. Anderson, hospital apprentice 1/c, U. S. N., Charleston, S. Car., is visiting in Clear Lake on a 3 day leave. He accompanied a patient to the Veteran's hospital in the twin cities. · Mrs, Chris Johnson is spending .her 2nd week in the 'Mercy hos pital, Mason City, where she is going through the clinic. Her mother-in-law, Mrs. Andrew Johnson of Ogden is staying in Clear Lake -with the Johnson family Mrs. Johnson came here from Council Bluffs where she -hac been visiting. GROUNDS CLUB IS ORGANIZED Clear Lake-- A meeting was held at the home of Mrs. Scene Nielson at the camp ground to organize a club for .the la'dies of the Camp Grounds. Mrs. Noah Van Horn was elected president, Mrs. Harold Eygabroad as vice president, and Mrs. Ubbe Winter, Jr, as secretary and .treasurer. It was decided to name the club Camp Ground Social club, and to hold meetings every 2 weeks =,«« «? Ub i. ha - s I5 numbers' and after the business meeting and election of officers, the time wa lunch wa MOSTROM LEADS BIBLE STUDY AT DORCAS CIRCLE - Dorea s c r c e ir Luther an Aid society met Wednesday at the home of Mrs. John Ehason with Mrs. A. Folkman as co-hostess. Mrs. Hans Jensen led the d - tne Rev R - Moslrom led the Bible study. Guests were Mrs. Arnold Rass- munsen, Mrs. Dora Hansen, the Hey. and Mrs; Reuben Mostrom and Johnny, Mrs. Oscar Thompson, Mrs. Carl Ashland, Mrs. Mar- tm Andersen, Mrs. Chris Ester- |ard, Mrs. Viggo Jacobsen. The February meeting will be at the come of Mrs. Jacob Jacobsen. . Thompson-- Pfc. Earl Hestness s spending a 30-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Hestness. He was wounded action Oct. 20. JOHN BOHNIKG 3 Per Cent Dividend Paid to-Investors During 1944 Clear Lake--W. H. Ward and Frank Knutson were re-elected to the board of directors of the Clear Lake Federal Savings and Loan Association Wednesday evening at the annual meeting in the offices. Officers re-elected · at this time were D. E. Kenyan, president; Dr. A. S. Dice, vice president; and John Bohning, secretary-treasurer. Few new buildings have .been erected during the past year, but the reserves and undivided profits have been increased to $10,452, 5942 having been added this past year, it was reported. Divided checks of 3 per cent were paid to the investors during the past year. About $40,000 was made in new \oans. The newest service of the organization is ^the making of loans to .veterans to give them a' start on the way to home ownership. · A sum of $20,000 has been invested in war bonds. The report of^the secretary said in part-- "~ . "Prospects 'for this · year are brighter. It depends a good deal on the war. In another year we hope to have more loans than we can take care of and that we can invite more investments into pur association. We hope to render 'the best possible financing service to the people 'who want to own their own homes or to invest in residential real estate in this, community. We shall continue-to pursue those objectives in 1945." D. E. KENYON Brownies Hold' Skating Party Clear Lake--Lincoln , Building Brownies held a sliding and skating party after school Tuesday at the lake, and then went to the Mrs. B. B. Bailey home', 305 South Second street for refreshments. Mrs. James Knipe and Mrs. Bailey are the leaders. ' ' ' The Brownie No, 4 group with Mrs. C. E. Melcher as the leader; met at the Junior high school Girl Scout rooms Wednesday afternoon. The children studied about the "Children' of Holland." The ; next meeting will be Wednesday, January 31, at the school. Furs May Not Be IJeld After Jan/20 Clear Lake--January 10 marks the close of the 1945 season on fur ^.bearing- animals 'and trappers are reminded that furs 'may not be held in -possession after Jan. 20 without permission, according to Jack Stevens, conservation officer. Permits to hold furs after this HI-TRI GIRLS PLAN PARTY FEB. 24 Clear Lake -- The Hi-Tri girls rriade plans to hold their annual social event of the year on .Feb. 24, at the regular meeting Wednesday evening at the. home economics rooms of the high school. There were 30 girls present Guests will be invited for this party which will be planned in detail within the next few weeks. Jacqueline Kimball read two articles on "Youth" from the magazine Seventeen. Billie Barlow and John Bisgrove were in charge of the · refreshments served. ' " ' - . - which were CARD CLT1B MEETS AT MUNDTS Clear Lake--Newcomers Card club was entertained at dessert luncheon at the home of Mrs. J: W. Mundt, Washington and Center streets, Wednesday afternoon. Five tables of contract were completed with Mrs. G. C. Covington, Mrs.. Floyd Porter, Mrs Fred' Miller, Mrs. M. J. Watson and Mrs. H., E, Shelp receiving the prizes. Mrs.- L. H.TVToore and Mrs. L. W. Mahone.will be the hostesses at a dessert luncheon' at the Witke cafe on Jan. 31. Here ^ There Sheffield--Mrs. Donald Schultz, San Diego, Cal., came Thursday for a visit at the home of her parents, the Rev. and Mrs. O. . H. Jones. Bode--Mr. and Mrs. 'Sam Thorsland and family of Gruver visited at the home of Mrs. Thorsland's mother, Mrs. J. B. Jacobson. Their daughter, /elma, remained here, and has entered this semester in high school as a junior. The family is moving here March 1. Stacyville--Mrs. Ottmor Weber oE Greene v i s i t e d Slacy- vUle friends recently. Her husband, Pvt. Ottmer Weber, former manager of the Stscyville Lumber Co., is in France. Kake--S/Sgt Clifford Sabin is visiting his mother, Mrs. Mary Sabin at Frost and other relatives here. He has been overseas for more than 2 years with the 34th division in North Africa, Sicily and Italy. He was wounded in action last year. Coulter--Cyril 1 March, who recently moved to Coulter, purchased the Mary Jones residence and is now occupying it with his family. 1OWAN SHSSING West Union--Mrs. 'Cleo Moore, wadena, has been notified by the war department that her husband, Cleo Moore, has been missing in achon since Dec. 16. He was in the £uropean theater. Mr. and Mrs Myron Moore, Faycttc, are his parents. date until, June 30 may be obtained free of charge by writing to the Stafe 'Conservation , Commission, 10th. and Mulberry, Des Moines 8, Iowa. Wayne Wood Receives Infantry Combat Badge . Clear Lake--Mrs. Wayne Wood has received word that her husband, Pfc. Wayne Wood, has received the expert infantry combat badge. He is a machine gunner with the 9th, army. The letter, dated Jan. 4, stated he was back in Holland for a few days pass. He landed in France in November and has .-since been in Belgium, Holland and Germany OES INSTRUCTION SCHOOL FEBRUARY 21 C l e a r Lake--Park chapter No. 35 of the O. E. S. me in regular session Wednesday draping the altar in memory of C. E. Wright, a long time member of the chapter. Lunch was served by Mr. Luscomb, Mrs. Mrs. W. Lucas, Mrs. W. and Mrs. E. Ll Yeager. The next meeting will be February 21. There will be a school b instruction at 1 o'clock precedec by a noon luncheon for officers protems and special guests. Initiation will be held in the evenin" with regular meeting at 7:30. Dinner will be held at 6:30 with Mrs G. ,E. Curphy and committee in charge, By order of the. worthy grand matron a good will offering wil be taken for the Order of the Eastern Star Iowa Service Men's fund for the benefit of disabled veterans in hospitals. and Mrs. Elmer H. R. Bplogle E. T. C. BRIDGE CLUB CONVENES AX WITKES Clear Lake--E. T.-C. Bridge club met at Witke's cafe for desser Juncheon' Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Mark Brooks as hostess Mrs R. M. Cole received the prize for nigh score, Mrs. Keith Craw ford, a guest, 2nd high, and Mrs, Keith McGowan, consolation. Mrs Lawrence Brown will be hostess on Jan. 31. · Clear Loke Calendar Friday--United Service Women' unit, Legion hall, 2 o'clock. Re bekah Social circle, I. O. O, F hall, 4 o'clock; family supper, 6 o'clock. Past Noble Grands club, I. O. O F. hall, 8 o'clock. Basketball, Clear Lake vs. Hum boldt, high school gym, 7:30 o'clock. Dorcas Society of Gospel Tabernacle, T. E. 'Nelson home, 31 Burden street. Rebekah Social Circle, I. O. O F. hall, 4 p. m., dinner at B. Lake No. 4 PTA, Baker school 8 p. m. ICE HARVEST BEOIXS Garner--Fred Becker, local ic dealer, has started his annual ic harvest and will put about 30 tons of ice in storage. The ice i being hauled from Clear Lake, i about 18 inches thick and of ex cellent quality. The storing of io will take about a week. Plymouth--At a teiephone com pany meeting, Leonard Cobeer was elected vice president to sue ceed John Brower, who moved tc 'Mason City recently. SGT. DAVID MOBSE. WOUNDED IN FRANCE--MM. Thelma Morse, New Hampton, received a message from tbe war department Monday night informing her that her husband, Set. David Morse, was ·slightly wounded in action Jan. 1 in France. Sgt. Morse is the son of Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Morse, New Hampton; formerly of.' Clear Lake, and the brother-in-law of Mrs. Emma belle Morse, South Fourth street, Clear Lake.. CORN CEILING PRICES LISTED Sale of Butchered Meal* Require Ratioo Stamps Clear -Lake--Important information has been released by the Clear Lake ration board "regarding the sale of farm slaughtered meat. It is subject to the same provisions of wartime rationing which affect meat obtained from any other legitimate source, it is pointed out by the office of price administration. However, iarm -families who v raise animals for their own use .are not required to give up points for meat from these animals, if home or custom slaughtered. Farm families may also borrow and lend meat to each oth'er without exchanging points, but when rationed'cuts of home or customs slaughtered meat are sole or given away, red points must be collected by the farmer and turned into the local war price and rationing board! All farmers who sell, rationed meat may get from their war price and rationing board the new official table of point values- The smaller cuts are listed on the consumer table. Large cuts or carcasses--such as'a quarter of beef half of a hog, or whole carcass--are listed on the trade point value table. Both tables are printed on the same sheet. · Families buying meat from a farmer may use as many as 18 red stamps from each book 'in advance of the general validation dates. This gives the consumer 180 extra points a book for buying farm meat in large quantities tc store lor future use. Several factors must be taken into consideration in computation of correct ceiling prices for corn it was pointed out this week by Walter D. Kline, director of the Des Moines OPA district. In explanation of 'his statement the official stated that the OPA .ceiling is based on No. 2 yellow shelled with moisture content o not more than-15^4 per cent. Be auctions must be made for com having greater moisture conten and for grades lower than No. 2 The ear corn price must alway be less than that for shelled com to the extent of the value or cos of shelling. Kline said that complete information ' on corn prices is being sent to all local war price and ra tiomng boards in the Des Moine district of 64 Iowa counties He urged all interested persons to make inquiry at their own boarc office for information applicable to their shipping point. "Both buyers and sellers of corn should exercise care in establish ing the price a.bushel," the OPA official stated, "and Hhis advice applies to all larmer-to-farme transactions as much as to othe kinds-of sales. Although the q'uot ed market price may actually b a few cents below the ceilin prices, .the grade and moisrur content may call for deductions greater than the few cents differ ence between selling price ana quoted market or ceiling price. In other words, a sales price of a feu cents under ceiling might actual!be above-ceiling for the grain con cerned." More than 5200,000 was paio. into the United States treasury in 1944 as a result of enforcemeri steps, taken against violators OPA rationing, price'ceiling c rent control regulations in the De. Moines district of 64 Iowa coun ties, it has been reported by Wai ter B. Kline, 'director. The exac amount of the payments was S27 010.81. Violators ' of food regulations headed the list of those makin payments, their total being 5162, 116.05. Payments were made ii other classes of violations, as Jbl lows: Industrial materials, $18, 204.97; rent control, $12,079 34 sen-ices, 39,316.71; trucks, ST 871.80; fuel, 54,589.46; consumers durable goods, 51,693.31; wearin apparel, SS4G.01, and automobile. and tires, 5493.16. In announcing information from the report to him by George E O'Malley, district enforcement at tomey; Kline declared "the recorc is commendable from every stand point but we shall never lose sigh 01 our. firm determination to em phasize in preference to enforce ment" Besides collections, O'Malley re ported that operations in his divi sion the past year included: 2,71 investigations in which 2,218 vio lations were found; 97 court unctions to prohibit future viola- ons; 52 treble damage actions in ourts; 13 suspension orders inn- ting rights.of individuals named 0 deal in rationed · commodities; 1 warning notices against further iolation of OPA regulations, and ·eferral of 12 criminal actions to T nited States attorneys. W.CT.U. Donate $25 to Worthy Causes Clear Lake -- Mres. Raymond Batchelor discussed "Liquor Advertising'.'' at the January meeting of the W. C. T. U. Wednesday afternoon.at the Mrs. C. O. Lomeh home, North Fourth street; Mrs. Otto .Petersen led the devotions and Mrs. Walter Wood gave a condensation in the Readers Digest of "Life of a Teacher." Assisting hostesses were Mrs. Ray. Robbins and Mrs. Walter Wood, Donations of $10 to the blood plasma fund and $15 to the county educational work .'were made by the union. The next meeting is Feb. 21. . ' : . : · . BUnlontown -- James Lee, who accidentally shot himself recently, was'released from a Mason City hospital Sunday. SAVINGS UP TO y 2 ARY EARANCE GOWNS AND PAJAMAS REDUCED Regular 4.50 to 5.95. Plain colors and print, crepes. Broken sizes. SLIPS REDUCED Begular 3.50- fb 3.98. Plain and lace trimmed styles. Tearose only. RAYON PANTIES 59 .Regular 88c. S c a n t i e "·style with all elastic top. Small, medium and large. HANDBAGS PRICE Entire s t o c k . Leathers and fabrics in black and colors. Many styles. SCARFS 64 Regular $1 values. Rayon .wrap-around or muffler. DICKIES PRICE Dickies Vz price. Assorted styles in white and colors. NOVELTY JEWELRY PRICE Regular 51 and up. Plastic pieces, novelty pins and. earrings. BED PILLOWS Reg. 4.25 3.00 CHENILLE RUGS Reg. 8.50 6.00 BRIDGE SETS Hand Blocked Reg. 4.00 2.29 LAUNDRY BAG Heavy Canvas Reg. 1.69 1.00 ALL KIRSCH CLEANERS Vz Price RE-GROUPED! RE-PRICED! $ 5 $ and 10 VALUES TO 29.95 A really good selection of dresses in crepes, wools, .jerseys and wool and rayon combinations. Both dress f and casual styles included. Suitable for w$dr now- through spring. Plenty of black and brown . . . high shades and pastels. Broken sizes. $ DRASTICALLY REDUCED! REG. VALUES TO 49.95 27 $ 37 CHESTERFIELDS AND BOY COATS STYLES 100% wool fabrics . . . warm interlinings . . . coats from our regular stocks, drastically reduced for clearance. If you're in the market for o new coat, take advantage of these terrific mark-downs. Ail sizes, but not in every style. -;. $ PRICED AT GREAT SAVINGS! ·V ' FINE FURS AT TWO LOW SALE PRICES 88?108 Our entire stock of fine fur coats has been greatly reduced. You'll be wise to buy your fur coat now while the selections are good . . . and at these saving prices! Every coat backed by Eatons'· guarantee of long wear. Many furs to choose from. 12 MONTHS TO PAY GIRLS' COATS, COAT SETS, SNOW SUITS. . . . . . . . . . . CHILDREN'S QUILTS, Reg. 3.9 ..... BROADCLOTH ROMPERS, Reg. 1.98 to 2.29. ANKLETS, Assorted Colors, Sixei 7 lo9'/2 BOYS' ALL WOOL SWEATERS, Reg. 4.50 ; JODPHURS, Reg. to 1.98, Sites 4 to 6x BOYS' COTTON SUITS, Reg. 1.69-1.98 CLEARANCE TABLE ASSORTED PIECES Up to *2 OFF 1.98 1.79 19C 2.79 $1 $1 PRICE BLOUSES a-d *2 Reg. to 4.95. J e r s e y s , crepes, cottons. Slightly soiled. / GROUP OF SPORTSWEAR PRICE Reg. 4.50 to 12.93. Group of weskits, jerkin suits, a n d jumpers. k Assorted colors and sizes. Excellent buys! SKIRTS PRICE Reg. 4.50 to 11.95. All wool in plain colors and plaids. Pleated' or gored styles. FUR TRIM COATS PRICE Values to' §125. 100% wool fabrics with fine fur collars or tuxedo fronts. Mostly high shades. ENTIRE STOCK HATS an, Values to 14.95. 100% wool felts and fur felts in black and high shades. Many styles to choose from. ROLLINS SEAMLESS MESH HOSE Regular 52c values. Good winter shades. ROLLINS IRREGULARS for Reg. 76c to 87c. 42 to 45 gauge. Broken sizes, of course. ANKLETS 2 i 25' Regular 29o values. Most!y pastel shades. Broken sizes.

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