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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 9, 1944
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^ Farmers Can 9 t Depend on Help of Parolees This Year Thursday, ^arch 9, 19U H MASON CITY GLOBK-GAZETTK LOWELL H. KOCI I Marine, Hurt at Tarawa, in Navy Hospital Grufton--Mr. and Mrs. John Koci, living near here, have .received word that their son, Marine Pfc. Lowell H. "Bud" Koci is in a naval hospital at Sar Diego, Cal., where he will un ticrgo surgery on his left arm which was penetrated by a Jap anese bullet during the marim invasion of Tarawa 2 months ago L o w e l l spent much of the month o£ February with his par onts here, following brief hos pitalization at Honolulu and San Diego. Several homecoming cele brations were staged in his honoi the largest of them at Plymouth where the Kocis are affiliatei with the Methodist church. .The local boy was 1 of 20 sur vivors in the first wave of' 70 marines to land on the Gilbert is land stronghold. Popejoy Methodists Receive Certificate P o p e j o y -- T h e Methodic church, the Rev. L. E. Gatch, pas tor, has received a certificate o award from the extension servic of Iowa State college and th Iowa Christian Rural Fellowshi for 1943. This certificate was given, recognition of a strong religion program and its aid, through rui al leaders in helping to develo important agricultural progron- pertaining to food conservatio and youth activities. Now Rated Favorite Aspirin By Million* The favorite of millions from coast t coast, is genuine pure St. Josep Aspirin. Judged clinically, as you doctor judges it, no aspirin can t more for you. Tliere is no surer aspirin so why pay more? And why ever a cept less than St. Joseph's guaranty gives you? Get St. Joseph Aspiri: world's largest seller at lOc. H E R E - " / T H E R E Belmond -- Merle H o k c 1, who Derates the Standard station, ent to Des Moines for u pre-in- uction physical examination. Northwood -- Mr. and Mrs. O. H. hompson have gone to Los An- eles where they will visit in the ome of Mrs. Thompson's' 1 brother, . J. Johnson. On March 12, they ill go to Douglas, Ariz., to be resent when their son, Dean, ill receive his w i n g s at the )ouglas army air field. Thornton -- Mr. a n d Mrs. Joe tames moved Monday to a farm ear Mason City. Meservey -- W a l t e r E. Slasor, magician, will entertain in the P. A. program March 13 at the chool gym at 8 p. m. Swaledale -- Sgt. Harold Goad f Pueblo, Colo., who has been pending a 10 day furlough with is parents, the Rev. and Mrs. ioad, has returned to camp. Kanawha-- Mrs. Harley Dawes nd baby son from Seattle, Wash., re visiting in the parental T. H. 'hompson honie. Mrs. Dawes is he former Miss Helen Thompson, and her h u s b a n d has left for iverseas service. Joke -- Men of the Bristol Lutheran congregation served a dinner following regular services at he church Sunday to raise funds 'or the upkeep of the cemetery. Approximately 250 dinners were served, with proceeds of $80. Scarville -- J a n i c e Swenson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Swenson is a patient at Park hospital in Mason City. Cresco-- The home of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Barnes of Cresco, was gladdened during the week by a visit of their son, Sgt. Herbert Barnes P. Barnes, Jr., and his wife from Fort Monmouth, N. J., where Sergenant Barnes has been stationed at Camp Charles Wood. Corwith -- Mr. and Mrs. N a t e Studer are parents of a son, born at their home north o£ Corwith Monday. Mrs. Studer is (he former Imogcne Neuroth of Wesley. C o u l t e r -- Glendon Guldberg left Wednesday for S a l t Lake City where he will resume his FURLOUGH ENDS -- Lt. Don Stricby left Friday for Drew Field, Fla., alter spending a few days visiting his mother, and Mrs. Clara Strieby. sister. Dorothy McDonald. Don is a former Garner boy who has seen 13 months service with army engineers in Hawaii before joining the air force. He attended the schools of navigation at Ellington Field and San Marcos, Tex., from which he was graduated last October. Since graduation he has been stationed in Florida. Goldfield--Mrs. Orvel Griffith returned home Tuesday from a 2 weeks' visit w i t h her husband, Pvt. Orvol Griffith, who is stationed at Springfield, Mo. Thornton--Harold Thada, who has been a patient in a hospital for 2 weeks, was brought to his home northwest of town. 1 C larks vllle--B o r n to Mr. and Mrs. Art Fisher a son, March 3. He has been named Arlis Earl. Waucoma--Relatives here from away for the Rolla Rogers funeral were: Dr. Roy W. Rogers, St. Alls- gar; Othmar C. L u c e , Newton; Dr. and Mrs. Gordon R. Luce and Donn, Decorah; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Oslrander, Mr. and Mrs. Clint Ostrander, Fayclte; Mrs. Esther Platt and Lavcrna, Du- buo.ue; Mrs. Lida Ostrander, Alpha, and Mrs. Neil Webster, Jr., Somers. Kanawha--Franklin Bilbrey of the navy is enjoying a 25 day leave and is visiting his wife and' 2 children. He will also visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Bilbrey of Clarion. Franklin has been stationed in Iceland for the past 10 months. Garner -- Verne Vanderschoor, Garner mortician, returned to Garner Sunday after having a trip to Orange City to report for his pre-induction examination. Mr. Vanderschoor expects to enter service about April 1. J o i c e--Mrs. Lyle Monson of NOT SO MANY IN STATE PRISONS Most Men Ready to Be Freed Not Qualified Des Moinus, (/!')--Iowa farmers should not count on much assistance from parolees this summer in meeting their needs for help in producing requested bumper war-time crops, Sam D. Woods, secretary of the state board of parole, said Thursday. "There probably will not be as many parolees available for farm work this year as usual because there are less men in the penitentiary anil reformatory now, especially the reformatory," he asserted. "We can't tell now, however, what the future will be as to the parole list. "We letters PFC. \V. R. "RAY" WRENCH in the ISlh replacement Cadet Guldberg spent a duties wing. 10 day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Karl Guldberg of Coulter. R a k e--Douglas Jagcrson, 16 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Orion Jagerson, had a mastoid operation at a Rochester hospital Wednesday. Carpenter--Mrs. R a y Konrad and 2 daughters returned home from Fort Bragg, N. Car., where she had resided to be near her husband, who is in service and now in New York, awaiting his call overseas. Carpenter--Mr. and Mrs. 'L,. N. Priem and Mr. and Mrs. Nuel Culbertson visited Mrs. M a u d Stowell and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Vry in Charles City Sunday. Alta Vista--Word was received here that Pfc. Clctus Dockendorf has been transferred from Salt Lake City, Utah, to the army air base at Casper, Wyo., where he is taking his advanced training as a gunner on a bomber. Rake--Pfc. Glen Hercm arrived Saturday from Laredo, Tex., to spend a 10 day furlough at the parental Carl Herem home. He was graduated from aerkil gunnery school at Laredo and received his gunner's wings. He will report at Fresno, Cal., when he returns. · Manly--Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Miller are the parents of a girl born March 1. The name is Janice Marie. Swaledale--R a 1 p h Peters of Joplin, Mo., visited at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sinkie Peters, Saturday. Scarville--Mr. and Mrs. Carl Franzen of Britt were Sunday guests at the Tom Torgerson home. Corwith -- A food production meeting will be held in the Corwith high school building on the evening of March 1G. Little Cedar--Pvt. Oliver Cockrum came from Camp Fannin, Texas, Saturday to visit with relatives and friends, here. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Cockrum, of Riceville. Rake--Pfc. Sigurd E. Hovland of Camp White, Ore., arrived Saturday to spend a furlough with his father, S. L. Hovland, and brother, Clarence Hovland, and family. Private Hovland has been stationed in Alaska for over 2 years. Fopejoy -- Mrs. Isabel Ellefson returned home after spending 2 months in the F. E. McCord home at Iowa Falls. Ackley--Supt. T. C. Green returned from Chicago where he attended National Education association convention. Le Roy, Minn.--Philip Price left Sunday for Wold Chamberlain Field, Minneapolis, for further training after several days' leave with home folks. Alexander--Lt. and Mrs. Wilbur Latham and son, Joe Latham, of Norman, Okla., are visitors at the Willard Latham home. Belmond--Mr. and Mrs. Gordon · Buchanan are parents of a daughter born at the Belmond hospital Monday. The father is with the seabees. Sheffield--Mr. and Mrs. George POSTURATORS The rough and tumble play life of active boys and girls calls (or a shoe that can take abuse, and at the game time relieve such tendencies as turned ankles and weak feet- PIED PIPER POSTURATOR ' ^ J ankles in place,... tend to relieve shoes hold strain and help Nature overcome weak feet and in- correct posture. Kpffjll Ample toe room,.too, for growing ieet. ; Additional stocks have just been received. Garth are percnts of a daughter born Tuesday at the Lutheran hospital. Hampton. Rockwell--Arthur Francis, stationed in Detroit, Mich., arrived Friday for a furlough with his mother, Mrs. George Francis. Dutnont--Mr. a n d Mrs. Floyd Piper arrived Saturday f o r a week's visit in the Rev. Elton Miler and S. R. Piper homes. They I go from here to Dallas. Tex.,: vhcrc he will be assigned to an ir transport command. St. AnsRar -- Mr. and Mrs. Claude Comer of Cedar Falls spent the weekend at the home of Mrs. Comer's parents, Mr. and "Mrs. John Von Bergen. Dougherty--Fourth. 5th and 6th grade pupils of St. Patrick's school will present a program in '.he hall Friday evening. Armstrong--Mrs. A n n a Beck was taken to the Estherville hospital because of a heart and kidney condition. Buffalo C e n t e r -- A - d a u g h t e r , Margaret Ann was born at the Dalmagc hospital Saturday to Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Sowers. rrotivin--Mr. and Mrs. Ed Prochaska and daughter of Cedar Rapids visited with Mrs. Anton- ctte Sindclar. Clarion--Mrs. L. A. Porter and Miss Harriet Schumpp will attend the presidents and secretaries conference ot the American Legion Auxiliary March 17 al Hotel Fort DCS Moines in Des Moines. Little Rock, Ark., arrived here to assist with the work ot the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Kittleson. Mrs. Kittleson is recovering from a recent major operation. Cresco--Urban Upton, seaman 2/c, son of Mrs. Joseph Volz of Cresco, has returned to his naval training station at Great Lakes after a visit with his wife and daughter at the parental Volz home.. While Seaman Upton is in the service, his wife and daughter are living with her parents at Virginia, Minn. Carpenter--Mrs, Eduard Ellingson, Shirley and Maryanne, accompanied Mrs. Dcwitt Blair and son to Waterloo · Sunday where Mrs. Ellingson will make her home with her sisters, Mrs. Irving Olcson and Betty Ellingson for the duration. Nora Springs--Pvt. and Mrs. H. J. Schuver, Mrs. Kick Schuver, Miss Evelyn Schuver and Miss Geraldinc Swanson, left Thursday morning to visit at Sheldon with Mrs. Nick Schuver's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Juqgers. Woden--The t o w n of Woden went 50 per cent over the top in the Red Cross war fund drive. The total amount taken in was $216.50; the quota for the town was $150.93. Nora S p r i n g s--The Teeple Hatchery has been given authority by the war production board at Des Moines to build an addition, 22 by 24, to house a new incubator. Armstrong--T h c Tommy Dale family, s o u t h of town, have moved to a farm near Haifa. N o r a Springs--Mrs. Claude Demo left Tuesday morning for Columbia, S. Car., for a visit with her son, Cpl. Rex Demo, who is located at Fort Jackson, S. Car. Chester--Mrs. Harold Ullom and her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Billy Ullom and 2 children, left Sunday for Charleston, S. Car., where Cpl. Billy Ullom is stationed. Fenton--Mrs. J. A. G. Smith went to Fort Dodge Sunday to attend an institute for conference officers of the W. S. C. S. at the First Methodist church. St. Ansgar--Donald Halvorson, a marine, who has been attendins have received 15 or 20 the last month from farmers requesting parolees tor farm work. The prospects are that we will not be able lo fill the requests very early if at all. Men who will be released in the next couple'of months, with a few exceptions, are not qualified for that type of work. Those who are, already have found placements." Unless the man is qualified, the farmer doesn't want him, Woods asserted. The board placed about 75 to 100 men on farms last year, but men now being paroled are being released for other specific reasons, he added. Woods explained there are a lot of prisoners who could get jobs on farms because they are qualified, but the board does not think the men concerned should be paroled yet. Clyde W.Ross, 60, Dies; Funeral at Wilbur, Neb. Clarion -- Clyde W. Ross, 60, died Wednesday morning at the Clarion General hospital following an illness of several months. Funeral services will be held Saturday in Wilbur. Nebr., where Mr. and Mrs. Ross formerly resided. Mr. Ross was born Dec. 8, 1884, in Swanton, Neb., son of Mr. and Mrs. Eithel Ross. In November, 1919, he was united in marriage to Miss Daisy Klein. For the past 6 years Mr. Ross had been employed at the McMil- in Clarion, he was engaged in farming and was at one time on the police force in Wilbur. Besides his wife he is survived by 2 sisters, Mrs. Henry Zufall and Mrs. Myrna Ross of Bird Island, Minn.; and 2 brothers, Otis Ross of Fonda and Charles Ross of California. len Machine shop Prior to that time Ames Student Groups Select New Officers Ames--Two student groups nt Iowa State college--Health Council and Ward System--have named new officers for the coming college year. North lowans getting posts follow: Ruth Kettlcson of Eslherville was named president of the Health Council. David Grim, Nashua, is vice-president of the ward system. SOLDIER KILLED IN PLANE CRASH Wilfred Wrench Loses Life Near Savannah, Ga. Nora Springs -- According t messages received Ihis week b., Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Wrcnc! from the war department, thei son, Pfc. Wilfred R. '-Ray Wrench, lost his life on Sundaj March 6, in a plane crash on routine flight from the army ai forces' Chatham field at Savanna! Ga. A message received Monda morning informed them that h was missing, and a 2nd wire Tues day morning confirmed the fac that he had lost his life. Private Wrench was one of 1 men believed lost in the A t l a n t i ocean somewhere southeast Jacksonville, Fla., after an appai ent crash of a heavy bomber. Th bomber carried 10 officers an enlisted men, as well as instrux tors routing the training fligh The bomber was in a formatio with ;i others from the air base. Officers said the formation le the Georgia base about 8:40 a. n Sunday and that radio reports ot the plane's distress were received at about 10 a. m., when it dropped out of formation. Daytona Beach, Fla., residents reported that a large airplane, possibly an army bomber, exploded 30 miles off St. Augustine Sunday. The body of one man was brought ashore at Daylona Beach. Wrench, 19, was graduated from the local high school in 1941. He entered the armed forces about June 1, 1943, and received his wings as an aerial gunner at the Harlingen, Tex., army air field last November. The Wrench family moved from here March 1 to a farm 4 miles west of St. Ansgar. They have 3 other sons: Edward S. Wrench, who received a medical discharge 0. G. SOLEM DIES FOLLOWING FALL Defense Plant Worker Has Brain Hemorrhage Decorah--Funeral services will c conducted here Friday at If) a. \. .at St. Benedict's Catholic uurch for Orlando G. Solcm, 2C, 'ho died at St. Francis hospital in Waterloo Sunday evening, lie suf- ered a brain hemorrhage when c fell down a f l i g h t of stairs in is home in Waterloo whore he vorkcd in a defense plant. The lev. Father M. E. Nolan will offi- iate and burial will be in St. 3cnedict's Catholic cemetery. Orlando Solem was born in Wiii- icshiek county Dec. 21, 1917, son f Mr. and Mrs. John Solem. He vas educated in the Winneshiek mtnty schools. Miss Dolores Uhl- Mihake became his wife June 21, 1038. Mr. Solem is survived by his 'alher; his wife; 2 daughters, Shirey Ann and Janice Mae; and 11 brothers and sisters. ROBERT J. GOOUSE1.I, Mel Paulson Chosen Head of Chamber Garner -- Mel Paulson, Garner clothier, was elected president of the Garner Chamber of Commerce at a meeting of the board of directors Monday evening. He succeeds Walter Edelen. New director? elected recently for a 3 year term are: Gil Kirschner, Mel Paulson and Wayne Wes- cnberg. Outgoing directors arc: W. S. Pritchard, Jr., and W. .L. Baggs. Kirschncr had been appointed to fill the vacancy caused bv the resignation of Robert Sinclair. Other officers of the Garner Chamber elected Monday arc: C. 11. Schisscl, vice president; G. B. Kirschncr, treasurer; E. C. foiling. secretary. The newly elected board and officers will begin their term of office April 1. NASHUATO LOSE ITS ONLY PAPER Editor R. J. Goodsell Called to War Service Nashua -- For the first time since 1807, when the Nashua Weekly Post was established, Nashua faces the situation of being without a local newspaper. Definite word was received Tuesday by Robert J. Goodsell. present owner and publisher of the Nashua Reporter, that he w i l l be called In military service, and he will be allowed 30 days to pro- part to Conditions make it Manly--Mrs. Ed Pinla enjoyed a visit from Donald Walk of Mason City. He also visited in the home of Mrs. Fred Kraubotz. necessary for him to close the Reporter office for the duration and there will be no regular issues of the paper. However, he plans In put out a small edition next week explaining the entire situation to his subscribers. The job department will remain open while he is attending to business pertaining to his departure. Mr. Goodsell purchased the Reporter from G. E. Ellison 3 years ago. He worked under extreme difficulties the past year, many nights staying at his post all n i g h t in order to get his paper out that week. Clark Baldwin, his helper, left for the service in 1042, and is a photo engraver at a navy base in New Caledonia. His family consists of a wife, son, Gregory, :{!··: years old and Linda, 17 months old. last year after having served 3 years in the regular army and having attained the rank of master sergeant. An illness with spinal meningitis, during his period of service, left him totally deaf. He is now employed in a Minneapolis defense plant. Another brother, Don, has been in the navy since last fall and is now located in California. The 3rd brother, Darrell. is at home. Mr. and Mrs. Seth Cheney of Nora Springs arc the grandparents. Northwooil--Dr. II. F. Johnson attended the Minnesota state dental convention held recently in Minneapolis. AT FIRST SIGN OF A USE 666 666 TABLETS, SAIVE. NOSE DROPS 105 NORTH FEDERAL BECOMES MAJOR Washington, (IP) -- Six Iowa army officers have been given temporary promotions, the war department announced Thursday. They included: Captain to major; Husscll Henry Nies, Charles City. IN PRODUCTION AND BOND PURCHASES Getting Up Nighb MaketnanrFedOM , -.-.ptaff th poisonous excess »c!tl s »hd wastes. You litre everything to gain and nothing [o lose In trying CJ»|«T. An iron-cl«d ninintM assures a rr.'jnd of your money or. return of """!,, pickax unftsj iuV ,,ii"«t(i Don" deity. Get Critet t a i s x - t e x ' rift.a :·'»'! nil inn i «M}' I5 Gustavus Adolphus at St. Peter, Minn., has completed a 10-day furlough at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Halvorson. and left Monday for Asbury Park, N. J., to continue his training. Ackley--Frank Johns, who left last fall for St. Petersburg. Fla., to R p c n d the winter, has ret u r n e d to Ackley. Itockwcll--Mr. and Mrs. Join 1 . Tagesen arrived at tiic parental home Sunday. John, a carpenter's male 1/c, is stationed al Algiers, New Orleans, La. Alexander--Cpl. Carroll Hcn- sel of Camp Crowder, Mo., is here for a fc'.v days' leave with his wife and daughter, at the Oscar Hensel home. Nora Springs--Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Schlosser moved t h i s week from their farm south of town, which they recently sold to Martin Hinrichsen, into their home in Nora Springs, formerly the "Judge 1 ' Bright residence. J o i c c--Mrs. Emmet Johnson and son. Lynwood, arc spending this week at Davenport with Mr. Johnson who is employed at. a defense plant at Rock Island. Kanawna--Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Schroedcr of Washington. D C.. arc spending a 14-day vacation in the homes of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schrocdcr and Mr and Mrs. S. A. Barber. Clarence has a position in the United Stales naval research laboratories. Carpenter--Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Parrott, Tripoli, spent the weekend al the home of her mother, Mrs. Carrie Culbcrtson. Hanlnntown--Mrs. Steve Harmon, Minneapolis, and Dorothy Furness. Charles City, arc spending a few days in the parenta" John Furness home, coming especially to see their brother, Cpl Carl Furness who is home on a furlough from California. Nora Springs--Marcella Jeffrie daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. A Jeffrie, became ill wtih rheumatic fever and is spending 6 weeks i: bed. She is a student in the local high school. Plymouth--The Rev. L. E. Sarchett went to Cedar Rapids Wednesday to attend counselors' training school. Boy, With $1,288, Was 'Just Betting on Dogs' Cambridge. Mass.. (U,P.)--While Francis'Kirslis. 17, was being arraigned ns n stubborn child, District Judge Louis L. Green peered quizzically at him over his spec- aclcs. and demanded: "What is that bulge in yotu acket pocket'."' The boy nonchalantly removed he "bulge," which proved lo be $1.288 in bills. "Where did you get that'."' asked he astonished judge. "Oh, I was just betting on the dogs," explained the boy. The court impounded the money pending a decision on w h a t to do with the "stubborn child." War Workers Leave San Francisco, (U,R)--A recen survey of Kaiser shipyards ant other Bay area war Industrie: showed 10,000 war workers were leaving Richmond each month. Ai estimated 525 families are leaving each week by automobile foi their homes in Minnesota, Wisconsin. Michigan, Mississippi Kansas, Illinois and Texas. FULLERTON LUMBER CO PHONE 642 pdrt...puf your name down fOMUI War Bond Now! TIATS OFF to America's workers who are meeting their quotas in the production drive . . . and in bond purchases too! The A;ci.s h:is already foil the power of their production might As Premier Stalin has said, "Without American machines the United Nations never could have won the war.*' But we've still got a lung way lo go. That's why your Government calls upon you once again to match the power of your production effort with your investment in war bonds. Your plant can't meet its quota unless you meet yours. And that means you must buy extra Bonds, in addition to your regular W a r Bond subscription through payroll deductions. Suppose it does mean some personal self-denial; it also means nothing less than keeping your America free! That's worth investing for--every dollar you can--S200--S300--or more! And remember you get back $100 for every $75 you invest now. Do your part--sign up now for all the Bonds you can possibly buy--and keep 'em! BUY WAR BONDS The above space contributed by THEO. MMM MnttNC CO, Si. Paul 1, Minntsnta, Brewers of HAMM'S "TMermi stock" BEER irSTIN TO "Preferred Mtlodiei," Mon., W«d., Fr!.. 6:45 P. M. ; "Eytwitneit N«wi." Tu«t , 6:5 P. M.; "Nighl Cop Yorm," Thuil.. 6:4i P. M. ond Sal.. 7:1 5 P. M -Slotion KXll.

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