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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 23, 1945
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ·rUESDAY, JANUAHY 23, 1945 U You Co N«t Receive P»pcr · Before 6:34 p .m. CeOl Z39 or 1S» CLEAR LAKE GLOBE-GAZETTE DEADLINES: 11 ·. m. foe New* and Ads 6 p. to. for Kadlo News Phone 239 or 259 AND KGLO OFFICE 507 West Main St. HETUHNS FKOM PACIFIC-(J. G.) Eldo M. Kurtz of Hollydale, Cat, has returned home for a 30 day furlough with his family after spending 18 months overseas with the U. S. navy, according to word received by his parents-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Briar, East Alain street. He has been with the oxygen - detail at several naval bases in the south Pacific. Mrs. Kurtz is the former Sara Briar of Clear Lake and during her husband's absence has been employed to the blue print division at Vul- tee's Aircraft Co. ICE RINK IS IN FINE CONDITION Custodian Has Flooded Ice for Young People Clear Lake -- The community I ice skating rink at the Municipal I beach is in first class condition I Tuesday after undergoing 24 hours lot care. The rink was cleared of jail snow by the city maintainer (Monday and Monday evening Will I Scherf, custodian, assisted .by Otto I Peters en, flooded the rink. The ·weather was perfect for freezing IMonday night and now a crisp |-oat of ice covers it all. Skating ^parties are proving liuite popular this year and sev- al are planned. Mr. Scherf asks at organizations wishing to l:ponsor parties notify him so that fie can have the rink in good con- lition. Approximately 300 or 400 per- ons skated or visited the, rink iunday afternoon and -evening, Jius necessitating - some_ reconditioning work. " : ·'. - '·'·'. * ' ; ' Mr. Scherf" asks that skaters be tareful not to kick snow from he side back on the rink. ·Chamber of Commerce (Plans Dinner Friday dear Lake -- The J a n u a r y (meeting of the Chamber of Com- Imerce will be Friday night, 6:30 [o'clock, at the Witke Cafe with [women of the organization in 1 charge of the dinner and ticket I sale. Tickets may be purchased from any of the members of the committee: Mrs. I. R. Morgan, Mrs. Hay Nichols, Mrs. Paul Van I Loan, Mrs. Veneta Beckner, Miss Hilda Hagenbruch,. or Mrs. Manilla Neal, or at their places of business. Members of the ration board will be guests at this meeting. Clear Lake Briefs Art Butts, weU driller, electric pump sales, service. Phone 224. Kenneth E. Liucicum, Sound M. 3/c, arrived Thursday from an 18 months' stay in the south Pacific aboard a destroyer, for a 22 days' leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Lincicum, East Main street. His boat received damage in the Philippine area and has returned to San Francisco for repair. He returns Feb. 7. Mr. and Mrs. Leland Tenold and daughter have returned to Clear Lake and taken apartment at the V. ,M. Wallis home, South ourth street. Mr. Tenold has been working inthe shipyards at Richmond, Cal., for mare than a year. . Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Baskett returned to their home at Eldon, Mo., Sunday after a week's visit with their granddaughter, Karen, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lareon, 711 North Third street. S. Sgt.and Mrs. W. L. Baskett, who spent their furlough in Kansas City and Eldon, accompanied them to Clear Lake. He will report back to Delhart, Texas, on Sunday. Circle No. 2 of the W. S. C. S. of the Methodist church will hold a 1:30 o'clock Indian luncheon Friday at the home of Mrs. M. A. Hintzman, North Fifth street. Members are to bring their own table service. The Eed Cross workshop -for making surgical dressings will open at 1:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon and continue on Thursday and Friday afternoons until the work is completed, according to announcement of Mrs. H. N. Halvorsou. Floyd Nesbit, Walnut street, has purchased the Richer cottage, on Glen Cove Drive from El win Valley and is moving it ihrough the streets on his lot on West Second street, just east of one" of his houses. He hopes to modernize it as soon as possible. Skellenger's movers are doing the moving. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Thayer have WOUNDED IN BELGIUM--Mr. and Mrs. George P. Newman, 511 North 3rd street. Clear Lake, received a telegram from the war department Sunday stating that their son, Ffc. James Newman, was slightly wounded in Belgium on Dec. 23 and that the hospital would send further details. They have received letters from him written Dec. 28 and on Jan. 2 In which he states that he had received a tetanus shot for his wound and was back at his work at press headquarters of the First Army. The above photo was taken in Belgium. MRS. BEN DAKER DIES IN WEST Lived Most of Her Life in Clear Lake Clear Lake--Word was re- eived of the death of Mrs. Ben Daker, aged resident of Clear Lake, who died at the home of er daughter, Mrs. Hugh Kilburn t Whittier, Cal., at 7:30 Monday morning. She " ad spent almost her whole life In Clear Lake and left last all for the west to spend the win- er with her daughter. She has ieen in failing health all winter nd 2 \yeeks ago became ill. Mrs Daker is survived by a daughter Mrs. Austin Heath, Thatus, N. Y. vho was with her when she died Mrs. Clarence Trego, Clear Lake Mrs. Paul Jackson, Manson; Mrs Cilburn, Whittier, Cal., and a son fohn Daker, Wheaton, N. Dak The bod;' will be returned to Clear ^ake for funeral end burial, bu as yet plans are incomplete. Farewell Courtesies Are Held for Spindells Clear Lake--An all church din ner will be held at the Congrega tional church Wednesday as are well to the pastor the Rev.' 'erne Spindell and family, who Ian to move next week to their e\v home at Clinton. The sup- ier will be served at 6:30 p. m. A dinner party was held at the lome o£ Mrs. John Perkins, north hore, with Mrs. J. P. Hansen, Jrr, as assisting hostess, in honor of Irs. Spindell Monday evening. A hower of gifts was presented to he honoree and bridge was played n the evening. Mrs. O. E. Gilfillan received the prize for high score and Mrs. Syd Thompson, the second high. As a special feature of the Progress club Monday afternoon at the Mrs. W. H. Bishop home, North Third street, the hostess and Mrs. R. Replogle served refreshments as-a farewell courtesy for Mrs. Spindell. A rose was presented to the honoree. Supt. T. G Burns spoke to the group on the proposed school legislation, telling of the great need for Iowa to modernize her method of school support, and laws regarding certification of teachers. The nex meeting will be with Mrs. T. E Sondrol Feb. 5. jirl Scouts Troop 5 'lans Skating Party Clear Lake -- Troop 5 of the irl Scouts which met Monday afternoon at the high school plan o hold a skating party at the ice rink Friday night with refreshments afterwards. The troop has chosen new patrol eaders: Gaybell patrol--Rosalyn Petersen, leader, and assistant, Jorma Huntley; and Mindimaifick jatrol--Edith Hansen, leader, and Juana Kay Baum, assistant. The girls danced an old English-dance, 'Weaving the Waddle," at the meeting. ? LAKE VIEW CLUB FLANS GUEST DAY Clear Lake --Mrs. Earl Lamber will be hostess to the Lake View club Thursday afternoon. Presi dents of several of the rural club will be guests of the club and th annual bazar will be held at thi time. 3lear Lake Calendar Vednesday -- W.L.A.M. club, all day meeting, Mrs. Ed Meiners. Stafford Post American Legion, 7:30 dinner. Today's club bridge party, Mrs. Mel W. Hughes, 517 N. 4th. 8. Service Men's Prayer Meeting, Mrs. W. N. Hill, 500 W. Division street. Lions club, Legion hall, 12:15. Brownie Troop 3. St. Margaret's guild, 2 p. m., Mrs. John Cole, 407 S. 2nd street. MRS. K. McGOWAN FETED AT WATSON HOME Clear Lake--A party was held at the Mrs. Jerry Watson home, South Oak street, Monday evening in honor of Mrs'. Keith McGowan.' Mrs. Herbert Shelp was the assisting hostess. Prizes were presented to Mrs. Victor Young high; Mrs. William Durham, second, and Mrs. Frank Baber, consolation. AUSTRALIA IS TOPIC FOK TTT SOCIETY Clear Lake--AQ chapter of th' TTT society will meet with Mrs Henry Volstad Thursday wit Mr. Fred Rogers leading the les son on Australia and New Zealand OYSTER SUPPER HELD AT AUSTIN PITKIN HOME Clear Lake --Mr. and Mrs. Austin Pitkin, 102 Jefferson, entertained members of the Coffee club and their families at an oyster supper Saturday night. The evening was spent in playing games contests a n d Chinese checkers There were 27 present. The nex meeting will be at the home Mrs. J. L. Tomkins on Ftb. 7. BETTY FOSTER FETED ON BIRTHDAY Clear Lake --The Eager Beaver club honored Miss Betty Foster Sunday evening with a dinne and theater party in celebration of her birthday. A gift was alsi presented to the honoree. Thi next meeting will be a 7 o'clock dinner Thursday evening at th home of Mrs. Edwin Callanan south of Clear Lake. fry 6 Officers on Mack Market Charges Paris, (/P)--The U. S. army's Irive against black market looting if its supplies widened in scope Tuesday with a prosecution announcement that 0 and possibly 7 fficers would be brought to trial --the first one next Saturday. Five enlisted men of the 724th railway operating battalion were brought before a courtmartial charged with the theft and sale of supplies en route to the front. Ten soldiers from the 716th railway operating battalion were convicted Monday and sentenced ;o 20 to 30 years at hard labor. Originally, 2 officers w e r e among the 184 persons accused of railroad looting. Testimony in the eases already tried developed evidence against 4 additional officers, against whom charges have been filed, and involved a 7th officer -vhose case still is under investigation. r- t: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Des Mplnes, (£)--The house of representatives joined in a resounding song. Tuesday. It was "happy birthday" in honor of Rep. William Kruse (R., Charles City) who was observing his 55th birthday. Kruse was called to the pit in front of the speaker's stand while the members joined in the song in his honor. returned from Washington, D. C., where they visited with their son- in-law and daughter, Capt and Mrs. W. R. Junk. ' Mrs. Ivan Martin, 61J East Main street, entertained the 12 Whatz club at her home Monday at a dessert luncheon. Prizes in bridge were presented to Mrs. Walter Pramer, high,- and Mrs. Albert Wessels, consolation. Mrs. H. Sutcliffe will be hostess on Feb. 5. . Sir. and Mrs. Roy French, Division street, received' a telephone call from their daughter, Mrs. Reba Homer at Wichita, Kans., Sunday telling them that her son, Tommy Homer, is seriously ill in a hospital there. He had been in the-hospital for one week and Was some "improved aVthis time. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Corwin and family, 205 S. Center street, returned Monday evening from Cedar Falls where they attended the funeral of Mr. Corwin's father, W. H. Corwin, who died Friday morning. He had been in failing health for 3 years, suffering several strokes during that time. His mother, Mrs. Corwin, is also in poor health. The Briar Ice company did not fill their storehouses with lake ice this year, but will bring in the artificial ice from. Mason City as it was. necessary for it to do the last of 1944 season. IRINA KHRABROFF TO SPEAK AT H.S Native Russian toAppea on Lecture Program C l e a r Lake--Madame Irina Khraboff, a native of Hussia, will be at the Clear Lake high school assembly p r o g r a m Thursday morning'at 11 o'clock; Madame Khraboffs lecture is intended to give a general background of events in Russia, and to enable the student of foreign affairs to . better understand the amazing Russian ally. Her story concerns the efforts of a great people to re-establish themselves after long centuries of Czaristic oppression. According to advance information she is married to a Serbian from Yugoslavia, and is therefore able to lecture on both her own and her husband's homeland. Fact is :oftpn stranger than fiction, ; and^ the facts .ol Irina Khra- boff V life rival the wildest flights of fiction. She was born in Warsaw but brought up in St. Petersburg, where her father, a Russian general, was stationed. After fluctuating .fortunes there, her parents came to the .United States. Here Miss Khraboff studied English and later became an American citizen. She has returned to Russia several times since then, and was in the Baltic states jusl prior to the outbreak of the present war. Julia Thompson Rites To Be in Minnesota Clear Lake--The funeral services for Mrs. Julia Thompson will be at Slayton, Minn., Friday. Wafd's undertakers will take the body to Slayton Wednesday. f toyal Queens 4-H club will nieet with June and Virginia Ashland, Thursday evening. Lesson on Preparing Talk Given Sorority Clear Lake -- Beta Omricron chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority met Monday evening with Mrs. Jack Hepp, 301 East Main street, and Mrs. F. G. Drew presented a lesson on "Preparing a Talk," Mrs. Jack Winkler spoke on "Voice and Vocabulary," and Mrs. C. L. Green on "Before An Audience." Mrs. Hepp gave a travelog on "Germany." The next meeting will be with Mrs. Keith Raw on Feb. 12 with Mrs. Raw giving a book report on "Eisenhower, Man and Soldier," and Miss Wanda Carr presenting a paper on "Test of Expression. 1 ; Ceiling Prices for Alfalfa Announced Clear Lake--Ceiling prices on alfalfa hay sold has been announced by the Clear Lake ration board 17-2. The price for bulk or loose alfalfa hay is $22 per ton with additional allowance of $5 for baling or a total of $27 for baled alfalfa .hay. This applies for hay sold a auction also. Where a producer sells to a feeder in less than carload lots h is permitted a mark-up of $1.5 per ton. This would hold true i hay was sold at auction if th producer was the man that wa having the sale and the purchase was the feeder and he bought it i less than carload lots. Consult Our Specialist on HEARING On Thursday, January 25th "Hotel Hanford -- Mason City Bonrs 10" a. m. to 5:30 p. m. If J«M km ay npcrfwtica m jour iwrnricfc come K nd tavt * xintiftc, n£anebic t*t madt,.witixwt cox. nctfe HEARING AIDS ** ymnjt* tarn nth thy OB brfp jaTit t amber oTjmr taOf er a dot friend wfco bu tkfa .drctoaot to to er «L New Low Price--complete with individually moulded earpiece. If unable to attend this Clinic--Write for Free Booklet or * Demonstration in Yovr Home--No Obligation. AUDIPHONE CO. OF IOWA, INC. 305 Union Bank Bid;. -- Davenport C. HAROLD RATHBUN--District Representative 3J5 Columbia Circle, Waterloo 10 More Added to Class in Adult Sewing Here Clear Lake--There were about JO new adults enrolled in the vocational homemaking class at the high school Monday evening, according to announcement of Miss Irene Floy, instructor. The women spent the evening fitting their patterns, cutting out material for their sewing project and making dress forms. Thirty were in attendance. Pfc. Floyd Mahone Is Wounded in Belgium Clear Lake--Pfc. Lloyd 'L. Mahone was wounded in action in Belgium on December 29 according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Mahone, 508 W. Jefferson. He writes that he is in a hospital in England but is able to move around as the wound is in his left arm. He is paratrooper and was in Holland previous to the action in Belgium. He was stationed at Camp Shelby, Miss., before going overseas. ROYAL NEIGHBORS PLAN FOB INSTALLATION Clear Lake^-The Royal Neighbors will hold installation of officers Thursday night at the I. O. O. F, hall, preceded by a 6:30 potluck dinner. Members are to bring their own sandwiches and a covered dish. A program will be presented by Mrs. Fred Fankell anc Mrs. Walter Pramer. The installing staff and officers will meet at 1:30 in the afternoon to practice for installation. ~ INVENTORY EATON'S GREAT We must make room for new spring shipments! That's why we're featuring these tremendous values in smart fall and winter wearables! FAR UNDERPRICED TO CLEAR! REAL SAYINGS ON ALL WOOL W I N T E R COATS TWO GREAT CLEARANCE PRICES MILLINERY Feather trims, sailors, pill-boxes. . 37 One Group SPORTSWEAR Price Jerkins, jumpers, jackets, slacks. FURTHER REDUCTIONS ON SMART WINTER DRESSES Values to 39.95 Values to 59.95 Untrimmed and fitted coats. Chesterfields, box coats 100% wool fleeces, tweeds, melton cloths and suede cloths! Excellent investment values for tfiis year and next! All heavy winter weights for wear right now . . . good fashions . . . warmly lined and interlined. Selection includes black, brown and every good winter color. Sixes 10 to 20, 9 to 17, 38 to 44 and half sizes . . . but not in every style, of course. One Group BLOUSES Reg. Values to 14.95 Formerly to $4.95. Some slightly · soiled. Values to 12.95 HANDBAGS Price Alligators, fabrics. leathers, cords. Reg. to 125.00 FUR TRIMMED COATS REDUCED Formerly priced from 49.95 to 129.50. Popular tuxedos, fur-trimmed sport coats, dress coats. Luxurious furs and fine all-wool fabrics plus excellent tailoring end styling. Broken sizes. Odds and Ends JEWELRY Price Plastics, wood, glass, etc. Regular $1 and up. One Group LINGERIE Reduced Gowns, pajamas and slips --Some slightly soiled. Reg. Values to 22.50 Fine Rayon Crepes! Lovely Soft Wools! Jerseys! Prints! Velveteens! Black, Brown, High Shades, Pastels! Time to stock up now on dresses for all winter long . . . and next winter, too. You'll find these our usual smart, wearable dress fashions . . . now underpriced for quick clearance. Broken Sizes JustH HOUSECOATS Reduced /if Quilted satins, crepes, cottons. $1.00 TABLE Knit rompers, boys' wash suits, overalls, cotton longies. Values up to 3.98. 1 TABLE ODD LOTS Mittens, girls' cotton knit pants, baby bonnets, anklets, sanitary pants, blouses, cotton knit pants. Values to 2.00. 1 AM Now .' *VV to

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