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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

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were married in Charles City, and | if Too Do Not have lived here all o£ their lives. They have 3 sons, Guy, Nashua; Enrl and Glenn, Big Timber, Montana. fRodebush-Blomgren (Wedding Announced Kanauhu--Mr. and Mrs. V. A. [Blomgren of Kanawha announce (the marriage ol their daughter, jlMai-y Christine, to Stuff Sgt. Em- jmitt Lewis Rodebush, son of Mr. limcl Mrs. O. M. Rodebush o£ Fre- Ij'mont, Mo., pertormed Feb. 24 in I Hedrick chapel, First Methodist church, Tucson, Ariz. The Rev. IfRoyal Reisner officiated and the J couple \vas attended by Miss f Marcel la McManus of Oak Park, 111., and Pic. Harold Slobie. Organ music was played before and during the ceremony. A reception at the nurses' residence at the Pina county hospital followed the ceremony. Mrs. L. G. B a k e r of Algona and Mrs. Steelsmith of Tucson poured. The bride is a graduate of Kanawha high school, Northwestern university and Evanslon hospital Sciiool of Nursing, Evanston, Ill- She has been in the pediatrics department of Pima county hos- i:3?l!?l for the past 2 years. Thf. bridegroom was graduated j from "tf.e State Teachers college j at Springfield, Mo., and before going into service, was connected with the Frazier Brace and Engineering company at St. Louis, Mo. Staff Sgt. Rodebnsh is stationed at Marana Field, Tucson, and Mrs. Rodebush will continue her work at the hospital there. --o-SILVER TEA GIVEN* AT H. SMITH HOME x Mrs. Henry Johnson of Manly and Mrs. Marie Maddox entertained at a silver lea at the home of Mrs. Harry Smith. G12 3rd N. E., Sunday. St. Patrick's decora- i tions were carried out and the Young Matrons club was in charge I of the program. Mrs. Emma Strat- llon was master of ceremonies. 1 --o-[ CONGREGATIONAL, [WOMEN TO MEET Mrs. Henry Graven w i l l speak Ion "Juvenile Delinquency" at the Imeeting of the Congregational · Women's guild "Friday afternoon ·at the chuvch. Luncheon will be · served at 1 o'clock. ·FATHER GIANXOUKOS , 1\VILL BE SPEAKER ' Groups 1, 2 and 3 o£ the Pres- loyterian Women's association \vill pieet Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock .it the church with group 3 in -harge of the meeting. Father |A.mbrose Giannoukos of the Greek Drlhodox church will speak on ("Musical Antiquity." --o-- 7OLDEN WEDDING |IS CELEBRATED N'ashua--Mr. and Mrs. Fred IWright celebrated their golden Iv/edding anniversary Sunday. Miss |Mary Leghorn and Fred Wright Support Prices Are Incentive for Farmers to Raise Scarce Seed Receive Paper Before 5:110 p. m. Call ? or liJU CLEAR LAKE GLOBE-GAZETTE DEADLINES: II a. ra. (or News, and Adi * p. 111. for Radio Ncwf Pbaue 239 or 259 AND KGLO OFFICE 207 West Main St. The legume and grass seed support price schedule proposed for the 1944 season emphasizes shortness of the supply. It also offers an incentive to Iowa farmers to produce those seeds tor market, according to Iowa State college agronomists. Large q u a n t i t i e s of the seeds are needed for military purposes such, as seeding of airports, in addition to agricultural uses. Northern alfalfa, red clover, alsike clover and biennial yellow sweet clover seed prices have been increased 3 cents a pound over last year. Biennial white sweet clover and sudan grass have been increased 2 cents a pound. Proposed support prices now awaiting congressional action, in cents a pound, for common and certified seed, respectively, include: Northern alfalfa, 33 and 40 cents; central origin a l f a l f a , 30 and 37 cents; red clover, 28 and 34 cents; biennial white sweet clover, 9 and 15 cents; biennial yellow sweet clover, 9 and 15 cents; alsike clover 25 cents (common only); timothy, 4'.^ and 9 cents; smooth bromegrass, 13 and 18 cents; and sudan grass, 6 and 9 cents. COLDS Clear Lake Calendar V Wednesday--Service men's prayer meeting, W. N. Hill home, 10 o'clock. Do Your Bit club, Mrs. Raymond Zirbel, all day. Colonial club, Mrs. Ferd Matson, dinner. Lions club, Legion hall, 12:15 o'clock. · E. T. C. Bridge club. Mrs. B. C. Myhr, 520'.i W. State street, 8 o'clock. Thimble Bee club. Mrs. Glen Thompson. Lakeside Ladies' aid, Mrs. Ralph Kennedy. Methodist W. .S. C. S., church parlors. 2 o'colck. · Tnbitba circle, Zion Lutheran aid, Mrs. Peter Miller, 215 Victoria street. Brownie troop, junior h i g h school, 4 o'clock. Congregational aid, church parlors, 5 o'clock. Intramural basketball tournament, high school gym, 6:30 o'clock. Chamber of Commerce, Legion hall. 6:30 o'clock. Lenten fellowship service, Methodist church, 6:30 o'clock. Red Cross workers, City hall. 7:30 o'clock. Verity lodge No. 250, A. F. and A. M., Masonic temple. 8 o'clock. Food front meetings, Clear Lake township, Ventura and Lakeside schools, 8 o'clock. Lake township food front meetings. Baker and Emery schools, 8 o'clock. Relievo misery direct --without "dosing." RUBON+ Ackley -- Sgt. Carl H. Miske spent a IS day furlough w i t h his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miske. He is stationed at Albuquerque, N. Mex. CLOSED MARCH 8 OPEN MARCH 22 MATERIAL SHORTAGE B.B.DOBSON CANDIES 323 NO. FEDERAL VETERAN VISITS LAKE RELATIVES M. Sgt. Moral A. Byers Is Recovering Sight Clear Lake--M/Sgt. Noral Alexander Overs, a patient at the O'Reilly general hospital, Springfield, Mo,, returned there Monday a f t e r spending the weekend with his uncle and a u n t . Mr. and Mr B. F. Byers, 409 \V. Stale street, and cousin, Mrs. Donald Carr, Mason City. Sergeant Byers, who is at the hospital lor treatment of his eyes injured in an explosion while he was in England, is recovering nicely after undergoing 2 operations since Jan. 1. Sergeant Byers. whose home is at Velva, N. Dak., had been England with the 8th army force as foreman of the base accessory shop since Aug. 1, 1942 and was with the RAF 5 months before that. His eyes were injured in an explosion several months ago while he was on duty. He had been gradually losing his sight tiil he *as obliged to return to this country for treatment, to which his eyes are responding wonderfully and it is hoped he will eventually entirely recover. He lias the utmost respect for the English people and their fortitude since knowing what they have had to go through. The food is much better now, he says, since many of the large estates have been put into crops. Yet he was surprised, upon arriving in New York, to learn that practically anything one wished to order could be obtained in a restaurant here, since they had ben told in England that the United States was under rationing. Col. Delmer E. Wilson, commanding officer of the air corps squadron to which Sgt. Byers was attached, writes ''The accessory department has been one of the most progressive principally because of the skill and initiative of Sgt. Byers who continuously experimented, improved and constructed, in addition to carrying on the normal work of the department. "Testing equipment is scarce and it is up to each unit to provide its own. W i t h few plans and little advice from superiors Sgt. Byers developed and constructed a supercharger regulator test stand for A-7, A-ll and A-13 regulators; u power reamer for outer wing panel and stabilizer replacement; a pony brake for measuring clutch settings on landing gear retracting units, bombay retracting units and flap motors; a glycol pump test stand and complete overhaul procedure for, pumps, and eciuipment for flushing supercharger regulators w i t h o u t removal from the aircraft, All have been in operation 3 months or more and have proved successful." Another letter by Major lialc D. Ritchie, group engineering officer in the air corps, testified to the great service done by Sgt. Byers and of the loss his depart- ture was to the force. The first 10 planes to leave Engliand to bomb Germany were from Sgt. Byers' squadron. He says. "1 saw- the first U. S. planes on their first t r i p and that is something." Sgt. Byers landed in Liverpool during a bombing raid by the Germans, so learned early what bombings are like. He visited Oxford. Coventry and London. He has the highest regard for the Red Cross, which, he says, "gets a n y t h i n g for the service men that they want." Sgt. Byers was advanced from WOUNDED AT FRONT -- Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Awe, It. F. D. No. 2, Clear Lake, have received word that Ihcjr son. Vfc. M c 1 v i n Awe. was slightly wounded Feb. 3 somewhere in Italy. He is now in a hospital and setting along nicely; Scr- tfeant Awe entered the service in October, 1912, and went overseas in April, 1943, with a lank battalion (.M). He has 2 brothers in the service. Pfc. Gerald Awe. who left Mason Cily with the national guards, has been overseas 2 years and is serving as a guard in North Africa. Tfc. lioland Awe is in an anti-aircraft division stationed at Fort Fisher, N. Car. the rank of technical to master sergeant when it was learned that he had trained Ihe men in his unit sn thoroughly that any one of t h e m was as capable as himself to perform any of the necessary work at the base. Prospects now arc- that lie will fully recover his eyesight and be able to carry on his work as well as ever. FOLGER'S COFFEE has a flavor that's never been equaled any other coffee in the world Clear Lake Briefs Miss Marian Peterson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Peterson, eoa S. 4th street, is seriously ill at Mercy hospital, Mason City, where she was taken last Thursday. Miss Peterson had been in California for some time but became ill there and came home 2 weeks ago. June Johnny's will lie closed until March 15 for vacation. Catholic Ladies' aid will meet Thursday at 1:30 o'clock in St. Patrick's church parlors for a dessert luncheon. Mrs. Paul Crawford, committee chairman, will be assisted by Mines. F. G. Cookman, John Chizck. J. W. Anderson, Frank Coo. .1. C. Brahcny, John Barber and W. C. Carroll. Wanted--Woman or girl for day work. Mrs. Ed Boyle. The meeting of Catholic Daughters of America at the home of Mrs. W. C. Carroll Tuesday even i n g wa.s ])(.slpnnt'rl because of the storm. The D. U. V. meeting at Legion h a l l was canceled Monday night. Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Wed., 6:30 at Legion Hall. The fellowship supper scheduled at the Congregational church Wednesday at G o'clock and in charge of group 4 of the aid has been postponed u n t i l further notice because of weather conditions. Wanted: Woman to care for child during day in your own home. Phone 2ofl. Circle 5 of the Methodist \V. S. C. S. w i l l meet Friday a f t e r n o o n ul (lie home of Mrs. U W. Sherman w i t h Mrs. Glen Franks R i v - ing the lesson and Mrs. James Miller leading devotions. The date of this circle is now the 2nd Friday of each month. The test is in the toast. Ask for Sweetheart Bread. Methodist W. S. C. S. will be held in the church parlors Wednesday at 2 o'clock with Mrs. R. C. Taylor in charge of the worship service, Mrs. J. C. Davenport the lesson and Mrs. B. B. Bailey music. Circle '.'· serves tea. Sea Scont ship 17 met at the high sellout Monday evening lor basketball and ciiscussiun of tests and standings I'or the p e r i o d . Koy French is cnnfhicil to his home by illness. Charles G i l f i U a i i . \vlw has been ill at tile home of iiis grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. T. K. Soiulrol. several days, is improving and is now able to be up part ol the time. The executive board of Methodist W. S. C. S., which includes the elective officers and chairmen of the circles, will meet at the church :it 1:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. "What Price Peace" Topic for L.R. Club Clear L a k e -- " W h a t P r i c e Peace" was the topic discussed by Mrs. Olio B. Peterson and Mrs. Henry i\ T . Graven for Library Reading club members who met Monday at the home of Mrs. O. T. Hanscii. "Problems of Peace," "World Order" and ''The Church and Peace" were the subjects studied. Mrs. H. L. Krickson is hostess March 20 when Mrs. D. Kenyon will review a book for the program and officers will be elected. Other groups also met Monday Mrs. Oi'ren Porter entertained the Poultry Improvement association at a potluck dinner with 18 present. Diseases of poultry were discussed and Mrs. Charles Hanson presented a suitable guessing contest. The next session is at the M. L. N u t t y home April 3 witl potluck dinner at noon. Girl Scouts of troop 3 held n formal opening Monday after school with Beverly Roberts and Betty Goodell as color 1 bearers and Janet Rowc and Fayetta Sorensen as guards. After the patrol m e e t i n g s t h e girls played "clumps." Miss M u r i e l Anderson was in charge. Brownies met at the Lincoln school with Mrs. B. B. Bailey in charge. Each girl brought and directed a game and plans were made to hold a St. Patrick's day party March 15 with the j u n i o r high Brownies instead of meeting on Monday evening. j Members of Lake Township 1 Oweso club held the annual banquet for families at Emery schoolhouse. Reports of Red Cross work and other activities of the year were given. Mrs. Elmer De-Witt is hostess March 22. i Mines. Frank Smith, N. L. Larson and Frank Barlow \vere substitutes at a session of the Double Four Bridge club at the home of Mrs. Floyd Kimball. Mrs. Peter Miller won high, Mrs. L. E. Jacobson honors and Mrs. Leslie Canlow score prizes. Mrs. Miller is hostess March 20. ·ar plans for Clear Lake will be aken up at the Chamber of Commerce dinner at Loftion hall Wcd- lesday evening. Mr. Pease rc- luests members to come pre- lared with suggestions for a lumber of things which it will possible to do toward improv- ng the town as soon as the war s over. Plans for the 1944 season A'ill also get a preview at this neeting. NAMED C H A I I I M A N--Des Moincs. (/!')--The Iowa branch of the national woman's pariy, an organization promoting passage of an equal rights bill for women, completed its orsani- zaiion here Monday night, with Mrs. Lueretia Ilaydcn of Clear Lake as chairman. C. of C. Will Discuss Post War Activities Clear Lake--C. A. Pease, chair man of the Clear Lake Chambe of Commerce, announced Tuesday that a general discussion of post Tuesday, March 7, 1911 7 I.VSON CITY Gl.OHE-GAZETTi: Snow Drifts Slow Up Lake Services Clear Lake--While not exactly solatcd or cut off from the outside world by the storm Tuesday, Clear Lake residents knew there was a storm on. The mail train from the cast was n couple of hours late and papers from the west were entirely absent due to blocked highways. Several business men who live out from the center of town were unable to reach t h e i r offices. A car was buried in snow on the hill below Ihe outing club on S. 2nd street. Milk deliveries and other services were delayed and school attendance was cut, especially in the lower grades Mind Over Mailer Kansas City, Mo.. U.R1--Why tlv stomach-ache didn't cause a 15 year old youth to confess breaking into a local food market before 5 days had elapsed is some t h i n g thai Kansas C i t y , polici can't figure out. The youth final!} admitted spending 2 hours in th market eating several jars o hccse, a number of bags of pota- o chips and j a r s of olives, and I r i n k i n g a quart of beer, a q u a r t if m i l k and fi botllos of .soda pop. Ic said when he let! the market te look 21) pennies trom the cash ·Cjjislcr, a lii-pound ham. '1 boxes [ cheese. ·! boxes of candy, 30 ·artons 01 cigarets and a box o[ Tecn-Aficrs Go All-Out Traverse City, Mic'li.. (U.R--i\'a- Jody w i l l ever say a thousand odd .ocaL junior and .senior hij;h scliooL itudenls don't support the war cf- f o r l . They have iirotniscd Supt. Olcn Loon^is to ^ive up picture allows, malted milks, chewing gum UK! a number of other items and put the money thus saved into war Uinipi. The popularity of the c o f f e e houses as meeting places tor the people spread rapidly and carlyjn the 17th Ccnlury, when cafes appeared in Venice, France, Vienna and England. MUSCULAR " ACHES-PAINS For Quick Relief I" I RUB V,,jg N MUSTEROIF Wa-Tan-Yes Initiate, Install New Officers Clear Lake -- Miss Ella Mac Knop was initiated to membership in Clear Lake Wa-Tan-Ye club, women's service organization, al a dinner session Monday evening at the home of Mrs. William Burkhardt. Mrs. W. C. Wilke was assisting hostess and 16 members were present. The Misses Mary Collins and Elvira Mellem and Mmos. Witke and B. A. Morse formed the initiatory team. Miss Helen Risser was installed president, Miss Knop vice president, Miss Mollic MacGowan secretary and Miss Mellem treasurer at installation ceremonies conducted by Miss Collins, Mrs. Morse, Mrs. E. E. Thompson and Mrs. Gerald Brooks, retiring officers. Mrs. Thompson is the new board member. Mrs. Brooks read the a n n u a l report of the treasurer. Miss MacG o w a n and Mrs Thompson were a p p o i n t e d by Miss Risser as a committee to investigate and report on Ihe con- t r i b u t i o n of a bond UP Ihc Soldiers' M e m o r i a l fund. Mrs. Morse convention c h a i r m a n , reported ui the meeting of the convcntior committee and said that Ihc preliminary invitations would be sen out soon. Miss MacGowan was authorized to contribute S5 to the Red Cross in the citywide drive to be held Thursday. The next meeting is March 20. The resignation of Miss Oma Button from membership was accepted and the secretary requested to send her a note of appreciation for her g i f t to the club. The next meeting is March 2(1: F n L n · U L LJ Tays S10 I!ct Ithaca, N. V.. U.R--A bet between 3 shipmatc.s serving in the Pacific has enriched D a r t m o u t h college's 1944 alumni fund by S10. A letter and check have reached the Hnnover. N. II.. school from C. C. .loys. I I I . a Cornell University graduate. who explained that lie lost :i bet un t h e Dartmouth-Cornell | ( M · ! b ; i l 1 ;uime inst November to I.. T. Merriam. Jr... nnd A. S. Eisemun, .lr.. both D a r t m o u t h men. They had agreed to pny the bet to the winning college's a l u m n i f u n d . Kids Sillily Spanish Sau Diego, (U.R)--Fourth grade children will be taught conversational Spanish under a new program announced by Will C Crawford, superintendent o£ city schools. The classes, which wil be held informally, will use no books or written mailer. The purpose is to Rive every student taking the couivc a knowledge Spanish a d e q u a t e to s:ct by Mexico, only 15 miles south of here. darnci 1 -- Carl W. Bohn and unity Treasurer ffoy U M c M i l in. prc-sol(citation committee on he Kcd Cross war f u n d drive, rc- Kirtccl over Sfj(l() in subscriptions -Yiday atlc-moou. Happy Relief When You're Sluggish,Upset WHEN CONSTIPATION makes you feel punk as the dickens, brings on stomach upset, sour taste, sassy discomfort, take Dr. Caidwcll's famous medicine to quickly pull the trigger on lazy "innards", and help you feel bright and chipper again. OR. CALDWELL'S is the wonderful senna laxative contained in good old Syrup Pepsin to make it so easy to Ukc. MANY DOCTORS use pepsin preparations in prescriptions to make the medicine more palatable and agreeable to take. So he sure your laxative is contained in Syrup Pepsin. INSIST ON DR. CALDWEIL'S--the favorite of millions for 50 years, and feel that wholt- sotne relief from constipation. Even finicky childrea IOTC it. CAUTION: Use only is directed. DR.CAIDWEITS SENNA LAXATIVE eo " wuw ·" SYRUP PEPSM IT COSTS SO LITTLE TO MAKE YOUR HOME FRESH, COLORFUL, LIVABLE FOR SPRING! TRY ANY OR ALL OF THESE! GORGEOUS NEW LUNCH CLOTHS · AND UP Spun rayons and cotton. Beautiful patterns. All colors. Square and oblong. COTTAGE SETS New arrivals. Gay prints, dots, velva 7 rae patterns. PR1SCILLA CURTAINS Extra fine white marquisette. French ; headed ruffle. 53 in. wide each half. FRESH SPRING CURTAINS! FIELDCREST QUALITY SHEETS Cannon and extra smooth. Fieldcrest. Fine woven. Full and twin size. LUXURY TOWELS 1 5O EACH Deep-pile, luxurious Womsutta towels. Gorgeous colors. TO MATCH . . . HAND TOWELS. .75c Cloths 25c DISH TOWELS 2O C EACH Bleached muslin. 36 in. square. Hemmed and laundered. Ready for use. FRUIT AND PLAID PRINT TOWELING, Port Linen 59c Yd. \

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