The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 8, 1944 · Page 3
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March 8, 1944

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

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HEAR OTTUMWA "PAYOFF" CASE Seek Public Safety Commissioner's Ouster Ottumwa, (ff -- The state was expected to rest its case Tuesday afternoon in the hearing on a petition seeking^ removal from office of G. E. Rho'ads, Ottumwa commissioner of. public safety. County Attorney John D. Moon said only one witness for the state remained to be heard when court recessed at noon. Nine witnesses were heard Monday and Tuesday morning. The removal action followed the nrrest of Rhoads on a charge of conspiracy, filed against him in connection with what Moon described as a gambling and liquor ''protection payoff" system in Ottumwa. Herbert Bagg, 44, former hotel clerk, also was charged with conspiracy in connectioi with the alleged payolf. One of the state witnesses Tuesday was Ray Coulter, operator of the Riverside Boat club, who tes- tilied that Bagg came to him in the summer of 1943 and told him he would have to pay S50 a month to operate a bingo game. Coulter testified that Bagg told him he was collecting "for city officials." It was the first time the term "city officials" had .been heard in the case. Rhoads had been the only one mentioned previously. .CROSS 'if Not Cop's Job to Post Signs . Iowa City --When a quarantine sign is tacked upon a house, it should be a health officer and n'ot a policeman who does the tacking. Dr. M. E. Barnes of the University of Iowa's department of hygiene and preventive medicine, said it is unfair to require policemen to put up such signs unless the attitude of the householder makes it necessary. ' "It is the business of the health officer to acquaint himself with the circumstances and give explicit information to the family about their activities. Only in this way can he obtain full co-operation, without which the placard ib meaningless and futile," said Dr Barnes. » The family whose home is placarded is entitled to full information as to what is expected am how to carry out these requirements. Only the health o f f i c e himself can give such informa tion. SBK Minnesota to Exhibit at Sportsmen's Shows St. Paul, Minn., (U.R)--Minneso- ta proposes to transport its "10 thousand lakes" and other charms to the sportsmen who because of war and rationing can not be expected to visit the state this year. The Minnesota Arrowhead association has prepared large specimens of mounted fish, scenic views, and colored movies to feature at sportsmen's shows in Chicago and Minneapolis. S. Valentine Saxby, Arrowhead secretary, is relying on these exhibits to make sportsmen nostalgic for their familiar playgrounds . in the state, to lure today's war workers to Minnesota after the war. j Middle American culture flourished for 2,000 years before the corning o£ white men, archaeologists believe. Relief At Last For Your Cough CreomuMon relieves promptly because it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of CreomuMon vith the understanding you must like the way it quickly allays the cough or you are to have your money back. CREOMULSION for Couzhs, Chest Colds, Bronchitis Red Cross Surgical Dressing Production Tops Billion Mark Washington. D. C.--One billion surgical dressings have been made by American Red Cross volunteers and shipped to army medical depots during the past 2 years, according to Mrs. Richard Bissell, national director of Red Cross volunteer services. More than 3,000,000 dressings a day are now being produced representing approximately 90 per cent of the army's total requirements for dressings, Mrs. Bissell said. Virtually all of these dressings go overseas. In addition to meeting army requirements, Red Cross volunteers have prepared a number of dressings to meet navy requests. Above army and navy requirements the Red Cross has shipped 48.000.000 dressings overseas for civilian wai relief since 1939. and also suppliec civilian hospitals in this country Mrs. Bissell stated that there are now some 3,500,000 women volunteercs in the Red Cross production corps. When coffee first made its wa into Europe, it was assailed as an infidel beverage. Not until Pop Clement tasted it and baptized *i as a Christian drink, remarking, that it was "so delicious that i would be a pity to let the infidel have the exclusive use oC it," dii coffee gain a foothold in Europe If you're lucky enough to have curtain stretcher, it will pay yo :o treat it with care. Keep th stretcher in a dry place, says Sue cessful Farming magazine, becaus excessive dampness leads to war and rust. Keep the pins strai^h and when through using it, take it apart and wrap it before putting away. Oil any hinges and bolts to keep them working right. Book Comedy ! ? or Theater Iowa City--Fifth piny in the omnumity series, "Papa Is All," comedy by Patterson Greene, vill be given next week in the University ol Iowa theater. It will be presented on the eve- ings of March 13 through 17, vith a matinee March 18, Wcord- ng to announcement by Prof- E C. Mabie. director of the theater STAR --Screen Actress Shirley Temple wears white sports shirt and shorts for a game of badminton. i War Prisoners Interned in Arizona Phoenix, Ariz.. (U.R)---The first troup of German prisoners of wai o be interned in Arizona arrivec lere at the Papago war intern- vient camp recently, Col. A. II Means, commanding officer, announced. Phoenix residents near the in ternment camp who saw thi trainload of prisoners arrive, csti mated their number to be belweei 600 and 1,000. Col. Means stated that the Ger man prisoners arc available fo employment in agricultural dis tricls and for other work as Ion as it does not contribute direct! to the war effort. Slacyville--Pic. Roman Hema surprised his parents, Mr. an Mrs. John N. Heman, when 1 walked in for breakfast. He w; home on a 3-day furlough after months of maneuvers in Tcnncs sec. ·ednesday, March 8, 1944 3 ASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE rojan Girls Mend Sox or Service Trainees I.os AiiKeles, (U.R) -- Naval and narine trainees at the University f Southern California said goodly to pricked fingers and clumsy iccdlcwork attempts when the ·aninus mending bureau opened up. Trojan co-eds established the leedle service which lakes care o£ loles in socks, loose buttons and other little matters that mothers used to bother with. The bureau, w i t h headquarters it the campus Red Cross center, las a s t a f f of expert menders, recruited from among the women students, who come 2 afternoons a week to darn socks exclusively [or the university's servicemen. 1-J5-,,J Set Date for 3pening of U Semester Iowa City--Its 89th fall semester will open at the University of Iowa Monday, Sept. 4, and will continue until Dec. 22, according to the official schedule -innounced by the office of Reg- strar Harry G. Barnes. Orientation program for new students and general registration will begin Aug. 31. Colleges in which classes open Sept. 4 are commerce, education, engineering, law. liberal arts, pharmacy, and graduate. , Beginning classes will enter the colleges of dentistry and medicine Oct. 2. the schedule revealed. These colleges will have been in continuous operation throughout the summer. As in 1943, there will be no interlude between the close of all summer work and the opening of the fall semester, for the special session for beginning freshmen, last of the summer program, will not end until Sept. 2. The British ministry of aircraft production has authorized construction of a 130-ton passenger plane, according to Flying. The huge British plane will have total h. p. of 20,000. a speed of 250 in. p. h., and a passenger capacity of 150. « War is a testing labora- // tory and out of its crucible --· ' come many refinements. Only those things will survive that can prove their worth. The railroads have withstood this gruelling test. They made the transition from peace to war quickly, without confusion . . . and their amazing cooperation with our fighting forces has won the admiration of ail. Some day--may it come soon!-the transition from war to peace will be accomplished. For that day, too, the railroads are preparing. On the ROCK ISLAND we are pledged to carry on through the war, vigorously and resolutely... to provide even finer transportation in the post-war rehabilitation days. Trains will be b e t t e r . . . schedules faster . . . there will be a degree of travel comfort never before experienced. Every transportation refinement that comes out of this crucible of war shall serve peacetime America. M O f t f W A R IOHDS iocr in* if in frari*p · R O C K I S L A N D L I N E S O N I O F A M I K I C A ' S R A I L R O A D S -- A I L U N I T E D F O R V I C T O R Y ... future cars with Glareless Lightini ^/"..OIL-PLATING YOUR ENGINE is like outdoing the future-today 3,965,194 people bought the "latest" cars--mostly 1941 models. Twenty- odd million cars are still older. All the probable new car orders--even if dated today--won't be quickly filled. Then what future car improvement is likely to mean more ; than the instant improvement of your present car's health? The least you can do for it is to have unsuitable scratchy old Winter oil drained. But get more than an oil change; adopt the major ad- vancement of oil that OIL-PLATES-simply by getting Conoco N^ motor oil for your indispensable Spring oil change. Conoco N^ adds protective OIL-PLATING to working parts by "magnet-like" effect. This comes from the special modern synthetic in Conoco NW« oil...at regular price. OIL-PLATING defies engine acids. These infest every engine; they're part of every explosion. They tend to corrode metals most when your engine's driven little--not heated throughout--often re-started after full cooling. Yet even for more favorable postwar driving you'll want acid-resistant OIL-PLATING. Why not get it without waiting? Today! Simply change to Your Mileage Merchant's Conoco Ntf oil for Spring. Continental Oil Company C O N O C O N Ui M O T O R O I L

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