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8 Wednesday. March g, 1944 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Charles City Globe-Gazette GREENE FARMER DIES SUDDENLY Oscar Perry Victim of Heart Attack Tuesday Charles City--Funeral arrangements were incomplete late Tuesday for Oscar Perry, 86, -Pleasant Grove township farmer, who died Tuesday morning in the Cedar Valley hospital of a heart ailment. He was taken to the hospital Saturday after suffering, a heart attack last Thursday. The Hanns funeral home in Greene will have charge and interment will be in Eose Hill cemetery at Greene. Mr. Perry was born Nov. 24, 1858, 5 miles southeast of Charles City, on what is known as the Bonzer farm. He married Amy Tubbs at Greene in 1888 and moved to the farm in Pleasant Grove township in Floyd county, where he has spent the remainder of his life. His wife preceded him in death in 1936. He was a director of the First State bank at Greene for several years. He is survived by 2 brothers, George Perry, of Charles City, and Ed Perry, of Chicago, and one sister, Mrs. Carrie Davidson, of Charles City. Charles City Briefs Charles City--Funeral services for Frank Leider were to be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Grossmann's chapel. Miss Marilyn Parsons of Dayton, Ohio, formerly of Charles City, was operated on for appendicitis Tuesday morning ',at the Good Samaritan hospital in Dayton. A marriage license was issued Monday afternoon by District Court Clerk'L. V. Leigh to Joseph W. Farrell, 21, and Afrnina M. , Marker. 18, both of Charles City. NEW LOCATION Dr. Horace S. Beemer EXODONTIST 302 Foresters Bldg. Extroction Teeth, X-ray Looks Like Drought Due This Month Charles City--The "March of Dearth" started at the Charles City liquor store Monday. During the entire month of March, each permit holder will have to be satisfied to "quench" his parched throat with a "fifth", which may be purchased either during the week of March 6 or the week of March 20. On the alternate weeks, such miscellaneous spirits as gin, rum, vodka, or cordials may be purchased. Wine will be available throughout the month, although it may not be bought during the same week the whisky is purchased. Whisky will be available only in "fifths" during the 2 "whisky" weeks. DENTIST PRACTICE LIMITED TT .PLATE WORK IB FIRST STitEDflfi RAPIDS SOUTH EAST |DES MDINES MASON CITYiSIDUX CITY A license has been issued at bu- buque to Robert Dewey Mathews, of Elma, and Norma Mae Vick ol Charles City. The Past Matron's club will meet Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. Ralph Anderson for a 7 o'clock dessert luncheon. Calvin J; Harris H. A. 1/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Hamilton notified his parents of his transfer from Ireland to England. He thinks Ireland is a beautiful place. Ed Perry arrived Monday from Chicago to visit his brother, Oscar Perry, who died Tuesday morning in the Cedar Valley hospital. Mr Perry will also visit another brother, George, and his sister Mrs. Carrie Davidson, both o] Charles City. The general meeting of the Women's Society .of Christian Service will be held in the fireside room of the First Methodist church Thursday. The meeting will be preceded at 1:15 by a dessert luncheon. The worship service will be in charge 1 of Mrs. E. W. Sperry, the theme being "The Ministry of Healing." Dr. Verplanck Magdsick will review a play, "Tomorrow the World." The hostess chairman is Mrs. J. P. Henry. Members of W. R. C. will meet Friday at the hall for the final house-cleaning. A pot luck dinner will be served at noon. The president asks that as many as possible be there Friday even If only for an hour. Mrs. Christines Burnett's group of Congregational churchwomen will meet Thursday for a 1 o'closk luncheon at the home of Mrs. H. A. Hoger, 103 Sprigg street. Assisting hostesses will be Mrs. Malvern Horgen, Mrs. L. M. Garthwaite and Mrs. W. H. Buckler. . Mrs. Walker's division of the women's department of the Christian church will meet Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. J. I. Gault, 1400 Clark street. All members and friends are invited. EASY AS T H E AtPIfABET ;' (o be the las! \vorci in fashion. Join the initial craze. Pin idem in pairs on your lapel, your . bag. or your hat. Graceful, genuine Fucilc initials. 2 FLOYD YOUTHS KILLED OVERSEA Jesse Sherwin, Marine, L. Davidson, Victims Charles City--Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Sherwin, farmers living near Floyd, Monday received official .word from the war department, that their son, Marine Jesse Sherwin, had been killed in fighting in the South Pacific."Two weeks ago they received a letter from a friend of their son in the South Pacific, stating Jesse was missing but received no official word until Monday. Their son a graduate of the Floyd consolidated school, had been in the service about 2 years. Mr. and Mrs. William Davidson, also of Floyd, received word from the war department Monday, notifying them of the death of their only son, Lynn, a navigator on a flying fortress. He was enroute for overseas service and crashed near British Guiana Lynn was a graduate of the Floyd high school, class of 1932 His wife, n former Floyd school teacher, is employed in California. ' Iowa Soldier Pays Tribute to Red Cross Joice--In a letter to the Joice Victory club, Lt. Layne Granskou overseas, pays tribute to the -Red Cross, both American and allied. He says "they are just about the best bunch of people in this mess --no matter where you may be. Entertainment, food, comfort, luxuries come from the Red Cross. "And from what I've --ah heard--it does-take just a little nerve to carry out wounded, and take care of them under stuff coming over from some rather ob- jectional foe, across the way." Army Not to Renew Frat House Leases Iowa City--Reduction in the to- total of ASTP cadets at the University of Iowa, which may exceed 700, is indicated by the fact that leases of 8 fraternity houses will not be renewed by the army. These leases expire in May and the houses have been occupied by ASTP cadets since last spring. The program at its height included some 1,600 men. Last group of army air corps pre-meteorolog- nons upon graduation this week- sts, 155 men, vacates law corn- end. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations MANLY--The country circles of Bethel church will entertain at a lopnday luncheon at the church Friday. The town circles will have charge of a program. K A N A W H A--The Kanawha iVoman's Country club will meet Triday, afternoon in the home of VIrs. Andrew Heggen. FERTILE--The United Service Women of America, Fertile unit, will sponsor a Tag day Saturday 'or the purpose of raising funds for this newly organized unit. WESLEY-r-The American Legion Auxiliary meeting which was scheduled for last Monday night was postponed because of bad weather and road conditions. It will be held next Monday night. MANLY--Mrs. Witlard~Hunger- ford will entertain (he W. M. S. Thursday. FERTILE--The L u t h e r a n :hurch Ladies' aid will meet in the church parlors March 15. NORA SPRINGS--The Women's Christian Temperance Union will hold its regular meeting Thursday, at the home of Mrs. Karl Volkmann. ALEXANDER--Alexander unit of the Service Women's club is sponsoring a victory carnival and bazar. Friday evening at the school gymnasium. ACKLEY--Sunshine club of St. John's Evangelical church will hold its annual invitation guest night Thursday evening in the church social rooms. ACKLEY--Presbyterian Ladies' Aid society will meet Thursday afternoon in the church parlors ACKLEY--Helping Hand society of St. John's Evangelical church was to meet Wednesday evening in the home of Miss Anna Carstens. CHAPIN--The Missionary Sunday school class of the Methodist church will hold its regular meeting in the church parlors Friday afternoon. CHAPIN--The WSCS of the Methodist church will hold an all day meeting in the church parlors Thursday. SCARVILLE--Immanuel Ladies' aid will be entertained in the church parlors Thursday afternoon by Mrs. Miles Nelson and Mrs. George Wuerflein. SIX MEN INDUCTED Acklcy--Six more Ackley men were inducted in Ihe U. S. service Romaine Cabbctt and Harold Victor in the army, and Harvey Sict- sema, Burl McCown. Howard Cobie and and Arthur Lowell Schuhtz in the navy. Tokyo Admits U.S. Has Virtually Closed South Pacific to Japanese New York, (.1^--The Tokyo radio acknowledged Tuesday that American task forces have virtually closed the south Pacific sea lanes to large-scale Japanese ship movements and said the task of supplying outlying bases in that area has now devolved upon a fleet of wooden ships slinking from island to island by night. Â·'Dengue fever and Boeing planes," declared a Domei broadcast recorded by U. S. government monitors, are the worst enemies of this wooden fleet. "Huge enemy task forces," Dome! said, "ply in between our supply bases and the front lines. The enemy has made passage of larger transports infinitely difficult so the heavy responsibility of sate transportation of food and supplies has fallen upon the crews of these wooden ships. The ocean, upon which rains a torrent of bombs and shells, is the stage upon which these vessels perform." The broadcast added that the wooden craft "conceal themselves by day in the shadows of the islands and carry out their duties by night." STORM HALTS SCHOOL Bristow--No school was held here Monday because of storm and road conditions. Add a squirt of lemon juice or vinegar to tough post roast or chicken while cooking. Tenders it like magic! Plot Puzzles YMCA Wichita, KÂ»ns., (U.R)--The YMCA of Wichita owns a cemetery lot, but no one in the organization knows why. An official of the "Y" was reviewing the record of the board of directors prior to 1900 and found that the lot, ^5 by 20 feet and large enough for 12 graves, had been purchased. No reason for the purchase was indicated any place in the records, the official says, and so far as any one / knows, the lot has never been, Â· used. I fc- RASH Soothe, cool, relieve diaper rash--often prevent it with Mexsan!. .the Mtriufent medicated powder. Get MnmÂ» Wonted! Men And Women Who Are Hard Of Hearing To make tliis simple, no risk hearing t cst. 11 you are t empora rily deafened, bothered by i inline buizing head noises due to hardened or coagulated wax (ceru- inenj. try the Ourine Home Method test tiiat so many say lias enabled them to hear well again. You must hear better arter making this simple test or you get your rnoney back at once. Ask about Ourme Ear Drops today at Engler. Ford- Hopkins, and drug stores everywhere. You're giving to me when you give to the Red Cross! E LEVEN million men in the services --but one alone whose name you never forget--one alone for whom you would do anything, give anything. Through every dreary day you are buoyed up by thoughts of him. The long lonely nights are a little less lonely when you can read bis letters, see his picture upon your bedside table; And yet there is so little you can do for him. If only you could be sure of helping him when he needs you most. But you can be sure. For you give to him Â·when you give through your Red Cross. Wherever he may be stationed ;;; in camp or abroad, in desert, in jungle or icy waste, the Red Cross is at his side. Your Red Cross is there with "coffee and" when he finishes a long exhausting march. Your Red Cross is there when he is lonely and lost in some strange city on leave. Your Red Cross provides hostels, can-, teens, "a bed with clean sheets," cheer, comfort and companionship for him no matter where he may be. .Well or wounded, your Red Cross is at his side. The blood you gave goes to him, thanks to your Red Cross. His convalescence is made easy with books and games and gifts from a Red Cross worker. GIVE TO THE RED CROSS If he is a prisoner of war, your Red Cross will, to the utmost of its power, get your letters in to him, get his letters out to you, and straight from your heart, the Red Cross will send him real American food, cigarettes and tobacco. Wherever he is--wherever he may go -he will -never be out of your reach. For you give to him when you give through the Red Cross. Of course, you have given before. Of course, you will give again. But this year when the need is greater than ever . . . when it's your own men we serve . . . This year dig deeper than you have ever dug before and be glad that you can. For wherever he is The RED CROSS is at his side and fhe Red Cross is YOU! This SNELL SUPER SERVICE STATION S. S. KRESGE CO. ST. JOSEPH MERCY HOSPITAL THE HUB THE IOWA COMPANY, INSURANCE TRADEHOME SHOE STORE TRAVERS TIRE TREAD SERVICE TYLER-RYAN FURNITURE CO. WAGNER COAL CO. ZACK BROS. ELECTRICAL CO. ABEL AND SON. INC. AMERICAN CRYSTAL SUGAR CO. A. W. KNESEL AND SON, INSURANCE BRACKEN INSURANCE AGENCY BUTTREY'S CARL GRUPP FOOD STORE CARNES OIL CO Distributors Shell Petroleum Products CASEY DRUG CO. CHUCK LENNAN SWEETHEART BAKERY C. J. SMITH. ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION COMMANDER-LARABEE MILLING CO. CO-MO PHOTO COMPANY CRESCENT ELECTRIC SUPPLY CO. CURRIE-VAN NESS COMPANY DECKER BROS. DeWILDE AUTO SERVICE DR. PEPPER BOTTLING CO. DR. W. C. GRAINGER message contributed by these Mason City firms: EARL'S FRUIT MARKET FEDERAL FRUIT 5IAKKET- FISHER TYPEWRITER CO. FORD HOPKINS DR,UG STORE FRANK J. ENBUSK FULLERTON LUMBER CO. GAMBLE STORES GILDNERS GOODMAN'S JEWELERS GOODRICH SILVERTOWN STORES HAMILTON SCHOOL OF COMMERCE H. C. BROWN AGENCY, INSURANCE HERMANSON BROS. DAIRY HOME FURNITURE STORE IDEAL SAND AND GRAVEL CO. IOWA STATE BRAND CREAMERIES, INC. J. H. GREVE, OPTOMETRIST JACOB E. DECKER AND SONS J. C. PENNEY CO. JEFFERSON TRANSPORTATION CO. JOE DANIELS AUTO SUPPLY JOHN GALLAGHER, INC. KINNEY SHOE STORE KLIPTO LOOSE LEAF CO. L. A. PAGE LUMBER CO. LOCK STUDIO LUNDBERG'S LYONS CLEANERS MAJOR FUNERAL HOME MARSHALL AND SWIFT, INC. MASON CITY AUTO BODY REPAIR MASON CITY BATTERY, LES VALENTINE MASON CITY BRICK AND TILE CO. MASON CITY COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. MASON CITY FUR SHOPFE MASON CITY LOAN AND INVESTMENT CO. MASON CITY MOTOR COACH CO. MAX BOYD. TYPEWRITERS NICHOLS AND GREEN NORTHERN AUTO SERVICE NORTHWESTERN DISTRIBUTING CO. NORTHWESTERN STATES PORTLAND CEMENT CO. OSCO SELF SERVICE DRUG PARK HOSPITAL PARK INN HOTEL AND CAFE PATTIE INSURANCE AGENCY PEOPLES' GAS AND ELECTRIC CO. PFAFF BAKING CO. PRITCHARD SUPER SERVICE PRUSIA-DILLON CO. QUICK LUNCH CAFE RAY SENEY, JEWELER SAM RAIZES DEPARTMENT STORE SEARS ROEBUCK AND CO. SHIPLEY PRINTING CO. SIEG-MASON CITY CO.