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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 19, 1943
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JUNIOR CHAMBER SERVICE MEDAL TO BE AWARDED Observance of Week to Be Climaxed Here Wednesday Evening A distinguished service medal will be awarded to some young Mason City man at the meeting of the junior division of the Chamber o£ Commerce Wednesday night at 6:30 o'clock in the Green Mill. Past presidents of the Junior division and presidents of the service clubs will be guests of the Junior Chamber, which with this program will bring to u climax the special observance of national Junior Chamber week. * * * T h e distinguished service medal will be awarded to some youiiff mau 35 years of age or tinder who has made an outstanding contribution to local community service the past year. The recipient need not be a member of the Junior Chamber. Last year a non-member, II. C. Pendergraft, teacher, received the honor. * * * In addition to the award, the Wednesday night program will include entertainment by Don C. White, magician. Reports on various projects will also be given. As a part of the local observance of Junior Chamber week FOR COLDS' COUGHING, MUSCLE ACHES PENETRO WITH THE MUTTON SUET BASE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1943 Sterling Prusia spoke Monday night over the KGLO North Iowa Forum on aims and achievements of the nation-wide movement. "Junior Chambers of Commerce have made themselves units for effective community vtirtime action because of their program of constructive projects," stated Roger Lyons, president of the local organization. 'So effectively have m o s t Junior Chambers of Commerce integrated their program toward winning the war that it has received the enthusiastic approval of civic, military, and governmental leaders." In many communities, including Mason City, the Junior Chamber of Commerce lias been the leader in organizing scrap collection campaigns; in others it was the first organization to volunteer its services as blood donors. In fav-of£ Hawaii the Junior Chamber of Commerce was giveir specific defense responsibilities by the military authorities. In many areas the Junior Chamber has improved industrial and military health through vigorous educational programs about venereal disease and the initiating of legislation for control of commercialized prostitution. Selection of the recipient of the distinguished service key is being made by a committee of leading citizens and the award is to be presented after approval ol the committee's nominee by the United States Junior Chamber o! Commerce who affords the recognition through the local organization, the latter an affiliated member of the national group, the selection being made on the basis of the recipient's contributions to the welfare of the community in the past 12 months. The winnei need not be a member of the local Junior Chamber of Commerce. Based on qualifications of a -ike nature but of national scope, the United States Junior Cham- oer of Commerce annually presents a similar award to the young man Vvho has effected the most significant contribution to the welfare of the nation. A committee of important national leaders conferred the national award on Captain Colin P. Kelly, Jr., last year. Captain Kelly, army pilot hero who gave his life while destroying the Japanese battleship "Haruna." symbolized for America's youth the sacrifice necessary to preserve the freedom which is (he heritage of every American. This year's national presentation will be made by William M. Shepherd president of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 21. Youths of 17 May Enlist in Reserves, Recruiters Reveal BOSTON. (/Pi -- Youths of 17 how may enlist in the army reserves, but they won't be called into service until sometime during the six months after their 18th birthdays, Maj. Gen. Sherman Miles of the first service command has announced. Recruiting officials said this was the first time in a generation that boys have been permitted to enlist in the United States army before they became 18 years old. Miles said that, under a new policy of the army, the youths, provided they are American citizens, are physically fit and have their parents' consent, can enlist either in the army enlisted reserve corps, unassigned, or. if they qualify, as aviation cadet: in the air corps enlisted reserve Bookkeeping System to Be Simplified DES MOINES. (ff) -- Gov. Bourkc B. Hickenlooper appointed two members of the state executive council as a, committee to investigate t h e possibilities of simplifying the state's b o o k k e e p i n g a n d accounting system. State Auditor C. B. A k e r s a n d Treasurer W. G. C. Bag- Icy are to make a preliminary study and re- BAGLEY port back to the council. The legislature will be invited to have committee work .with the executive council committee. '·The last session of the legislature appropriated 53,000 a year for such a study, but none of that has been spent," the governor pointed out. "My suggestion is that we immediately take steps to have a preliminary survey made Of the state's accounting system. My opinion is that we ought to be able to make very great progress by July 1, t h e beginning o f t h e n e w liscal year," he added. The governor p o i n t e d o u t t h a t i f a n y changes are to be made in the AKEKS b o o k k e e p i n g system they should be made at the beginning of the new business year. Ho said some legislation might be required to facilitate the change-over. The governor's idea is that the state can profit by the experience of other states in respect to simplifying its bookkeeping. He believes that some duplication of procedure can be eliminated to the end that the state's business would be carried on with fewer employes. The governor said the slate Certified Public Accountants' association has been "very generous to advise on some of the things which might be done" and that the state would have access without cost to the results of national studies of the problem extending over several years. Other action taken Monday at the new governor's first meeting with the slate executive council was the re-election of William E. Brown, 32, of Onawa as secretary. Brown, publisher of the weekly Onawa Sentinel, has held the 53,600. a year post as secretary of the council since Jan. 1, 1942. The council ylso approved some liquor store leases as follows: Belmond, $30 a month; Ijvormore $25: Tiplon, $50; Walnut, $25; New Market. S20. DEADLINES! II a. m. (or Ncwi ud Ad. fl p. m. for Radla New* [LEAR LAKE QDBE-CAZETTE Pboue Z39 or 259 AND KGLO OFFICE 207 West Main St. II Yo» Do Not Kccelve Papa* ·Befoi* 5:30 p. m. Call I3» M 15» Karges Now Training in Washington, D. C. Word was received here from Evron M. KiirKes, Mason Cityan who is now in Washington, D. C., training for Red Cross work. He said there were 115 in his training class. "They certainly arc pouring out Red Cross information to give us a good background of what the Reel Cross is doing," wrote Mr. Karges. "We are to be here for two weeks--then to the area--and from there we do not know where we will be stationed. 1 ' HERE'S NEW "WAR.MODEL" ENRICHED WHITE BREAD THIS ORDER... Your Betsy Ross Bakers Long Since Perfected Easy-Slicing Betsy Ross "War-Model" Enriched White Bread Far from lowering the quality of your favorite loaf, these new Government rulings actually make it possible for us to give you a finer, more desirable bread that will continue to be a mealtime delight. It's a bread you'll really enjoy . . . a bread that gives your family the kind of nourishment that builds a greater store of vitality, strength and stamina vitally needed in these tense war days. NEW SCIENTIFIC METHOD Our lain tfHnf experts, mrtinsin clan ntferalio* tcilk the ilfff cf one tf America's foremest cereal laboratories, perfected an entirely item a*J afferent t*Hnt Uc**Ii*t to produce Alt finer food -f'Wtr-Mtitt 'Itfftta't rail, teller. Just try this new "War-Model" Bread in competition with any other loaf. See how much more easily it slices--and how smoothly it spreads without the crumb rolling up beneath the knife blade. Remember! These superior qualities in this "\Yiar-Moder' Bread are not accidental. We worked long and hard to achieve them --to perfect this better bread for your war-time nutrition. COLD WEATHER BIGGEST NEWS Many Events Await Return to Normal CLEAR LAKE--Weather and a long scries of postponements tells the story at Clear Lake. Temperatures Tuesday morning were variously reported at from 21 to 32 degrees below zero. Whatever the report, all agreed that it was plenty cold. The Red Cross surgical dress- ng group Monday night was reduced to the supervisors and packers, no workers appearing because of the cold. More work will have to be done to catch up on the quota when the weather moderates. The meeting of the Ladies Double C club scheduled at the home of Mrs. G. E. Punke Tuesday evening was postponed until Jan. 27. * * y. The C. L: A. club at the high school was postponed because the Lions' game with St. Joseph's at Mason City was advanced from Tuesday to Monday night. Then the Mason City game was called off because of roads and weather. The D. U. V. session at Legion hall, scheduled to open with a potluck dinner, was postponed until further notice. So few Odd Fellows braved the elements for the lodge's regular meeting that those who came could not hold a meeting. Next Monday may be better. The Red Cross standard first aid course scheduled to open Wednesday evcninc at Lincoln school has been postponed until Feb. 3 when it is hoped the weather will have calmed down and the temperatures become normal. * * * A number of rural schools were closed Monday and others on Tuesday due »o bad roads and inability to heat buildings. Oue hundred fifty-eight, or 22 per cent of the children enrolled, were absent from Clear Lake schools Monday because of the weather. No check was available for Tuesday's attendance but it was beUeveii to be smaller than on Monday. The Mason City and Clear Lake railroad laid off the last two buses Monday night but was running on schedule Tuesday morning. The Milwaukee train from the west was four hours late Monday night and the one from the east three and a half hours late Tuesday morning but they were getting 'Jirough. Garages were doing a good business pushing cars around the streets, trying to get them started. The city water department reported the standpipe and all hydrants in working order. To Wed in Chicago Jan. 22 CLEAR LAKE--Mr. and Mrs. E. \V. Winnie, 409 Vincent street, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter. Marguerite, of Chicago, to St. Sgt. I. W. Stockton, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Stockton, Morgantown, Ind. The wedding will take place in the army chapel at the Stevens hotel in Chicago Jan. 22. Sergeant Stockton is sta. tinned in Chicago as an instructor in the radio mechanics division of the army air corps. Miss Winnie is employed by the American Medical Association Publishing house in Chicago. PROGRESS CLUB STUDIES SOUTH Cotton Culture Topic Presented by Leader C L E A R L A K E--Mrs. W. H. 3ishop spoke of the cultural, po- itical and industrial life of the southeastern section of the United States for the lesson of the Prog- ess club which met Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. C. W. Woodford. "The Southeast and its Old South'" was her topic. Mrs. A. J. Itjesdorf spoke on, ''Cotton--Foremost Fibre of the World," telling of the very great increase in the use of the seeds and linters for commercial purposes. The seeds are used for making oil and meal which have many uses with the list increasing daily. The lintcrs, the fuzzy material clinging to the seeds after they have been ginned, are another valuable source ol much needed materials. Cotton is now planted across the southern part of the United States from coast to coast and much money has been expended to experiment its culture and to develop new uses for the product. One man has said that the time may come when cotton is grown for its seed and the fibre will be a by-product. Mrs. J. C. Davenport will be hostess Feb. 1 at which time Mrs. W. H. On- will review "A Southerner Discovers the South" by Daniels for the lesson. URGE WORKERS FOR RED CROSS Sponsors Need, Help to Make Dressings CLEAR LAKE -- The urgent need for workers at (lie restroom for the Red Cross surgical dressings was emphasized by members of the production committee Tuesday. No sewing or knitting is on hand at present, they pointed out, and all energy is being concentrated on the surgical dressing quota. At present only 13,700, or many less than a fourth of the quota of 60,000, dressings have been completed. It is important that the quota be completed before another is received. For this reason the committee requests that women and girls turn out whenever the whether is favorable in order to set the work done. Folding the CYRIL KOPECKY AVIATION CADET Enrolled at Maxwell Field, Montgomery CLEAR LAKE--Cyril C. Kopecky. son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kopecky, 324 East Main street, is now enrolled as a student ofticer iti the army air forces pre-flight school for pilots at Maxwell Field, Montgomery, Ala., it was ' announced Tuesday. The school, in which Cadet Kopecky will receive an intensive course in grnund training, is located on the outskirts of Alabama's capital city. Upon completing the course at Maxwell Field, Cadet Kopecky will be sent to one of the primary flying schools in the army air forces southeast training center for flic first phase of his flight training. Cadet Kopecky was graduated from Mason Cily high school and from the Rising Sun School of Aeronautics, Philadelphia, Pa. He had served nine mouths the United States army before being appointed an aviation cadet. The Library Reading club also met Monday. Mrs. Harold Aitchison was hostess. Mrs. A. H. Runcie reviewed "Life of Clara Barton" by Mildred Pace for the lesson. Mrs. A. II. Skcllinger will be hostess Feb. 1 when Mrs. John V. Bohning will speak on "Women in Aviation,' 1 for the program. * * * Mrs. Frank Baber was a guest of the Monday Niters who met at he home of Mrs. G. H. Garth for M'icige, Mrs. Baber won high and Mrs. Shirley Kimball second high scores. Mrs. R. M. Cole will en- tcrtaiu Feb. 1. Clear Lake Briefs Mr. and Sirs. Soenc Jsielson, Camp Grounds, have received word from their son, Carlyie, that he is now stationed at Camp Young, Indio, Cal. He is in the quartermaster's battalion. Ail Butts, well drilling, elec. pump sales, service. Phone 224. John Trcscotl is quite ill with pneumonia at Mercy hospital, Mason City. He was tnken to the hospital Saturday. Mary Fat Tarr, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Tarr, has nearly recovered from her rcceiv illness. Her brother, Dickie, ant' cousin. Dora Mae Homer, have recovered from the mumps and no more of the children have come down with them. C. \V. Butts, Sr., clee. pumps jacks and pump repair. Phone 107. Miss Mary Ann Hushes, K. N., who lias enlisted in the service, planned to leave Tuesday evening Clear Lake Calendar Tuesday -- Red Cross surgical dressings, restroom, 7:15 o'clock. EA chapter, P. E. O., Mrs. A. A. Joslyn, 515 East Main street, 7:30 o'clock. Do Your Bit club, Mrs. Carrie Zirbel. Verity lodge No. 250, A. F. and A. M., Masonic Temple, 8 o'clock. Wednesday -- Lake T o w n s h i p Farm Bureau, Ben Skadeland home, noon. Lions club, Legion hall, 12:15 o'clock. Sing and Sew club, Mrs. Tom Barlow, noon. Red Cross surgical dressings, restroom, 1:30 o'clock. Newcomers' Card club, Mrs. Floyd Porter, 308 North Second street, 1 o'clock. E. T. C. Bridge club, Mrs. Lawrence Brown, 103 Pleasant street. B. P. club, Mrs. -W. A. Isaacson, Mason City. Lakeside Ladies aid, officers, Frank Marlowe home. W. C. T. U., Mrs. J. C. Davenport, -115 North F o u r t h street. Dorcas circle Zion Lutheran aid, Mrs. Walter Sorensen, 115 Clara street. Intramural basketball, high school gym. C:30 o'clock. O. N. O. club, Mrs. Keith Raw, 111 Southwest Center street. o-- ..-_ ..i.. UUKI,-. i ftuni:; tn(j f f, ,, . ., - , ,'-' dressings is simple and easy to tor Canlp Crawdcr . M°-, to begin learn and the restroom is " '"""'" forlablc place to work, equipped to accommodate i cam- It is 50 or more women nt one time. The room is open Wednesday. Thursday and Friday alternoons at 1:30 o'clock and on Monday and Tuesday evenings at 7:15. Supervisors and packers will be present no matter what the weather so no one should hesitate to come whenever she has an hour to spare. Every woman willing to help is welcome to come and do her bit. Boy Scout Troop 17 Practices New Game CLEAR LAKE--Boy Scouts of troop 17 at their meeting Monday evening practiced a new game, "Skin the Snake," which they will present in a demonstration of games at the Boy Scout circus to be hold at Mason City soon. The patrols arc working en their separate tasks tor a window demonstration. Girl Scouis of (roop 2 met in Miss Manevva Johnson's room at the high school in the afternoon and worked at bookbinding. A girl may bring her own book to rcbinrt if she wishes and if not a book may be obtained from the school library. The troop holds another meeting next week. Sea Scouts suffered a small attendance due to the cold weather as did troop 30. Both meet as usual next week. Senior Girl Scout troop 4 also took a weather vacation. her work. The regular monthly session of Will Introduce Bill :o Change Primary Vote to September The condition of Sherman Hanna, who is seriously ill at Park hospital, remained unchanged Tuesday. Park chapter No. 35, O. E. S.. w i l l be held at Masonic temple Wednesday evening at 7:30 o'clock. No dinner is to be served at this meeting. Tlicre are always folks who want a home of their own. They cannot build now, so maybe the house you have for sale is the one they \vould like to buy. Try listing your Clear Lake property with us. Our office is well located and easy for folks to drop in. L. C. Stuart, Clear Lake, Main St., ground floor, opposite to Park Band Stand. H o w a r d Henderson suffered bruises and a shaking up Monday when he fell from a platform in the Sam Kennedy warehouse to the concrete floor 13 feet below. Mr. Henderson missteppcd while working in the afternoon. He was taken to Mercy hospital where examination revealed no serious injuries. Mr. and Mrs. I.cstcr Morclz entertained at dinner Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Art gtcffcnsonn, Buffalo Center; Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Olcson and family. Radcliffc: Mr. and Mrs. Sylvan OIc- son, Forest City, nncl Mr. and Mrs. Maynarcl Morctz and Mr. and Mrs. George Kabridc, Clear Lakc,_in honor of their brother, Herbert Oleson, Tacoma, Wash, who was called here by the serious illness of his father, Frank P. Oleson, Forest City. The latter is getting along quite well and Herbert left Sunday evening to return to his home. Hansit Moore, PFC, arrived Tuesday morning from Fort Di.v N. J.. to spend a 10 day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R S. Moore. DES MO1NES, Ralph E. Benson OP) -- Senator (R.-Jcffcrson) said Tuesday he would introduce a bill to change the primary elcc- Lton date in Iowa from the first Monday in June to the first Tuesday alter the first Monday in September. Benson said he believed the change would bring more interest to the primary from both the farmer and the laboring man and eliminate the necessity on the part of the candidates of waging two separate campaigns. "June is a busy time, both for the farmer ami the laboring man," 1 he said. "In September, however, the laboring man is in his Labor Day vacation period and it is a slack season on the farm. "The later date would benefit those who campaign because their acquaintances and platforms could be carried over from the primary to the election. It would tend to eliminate two complete campaigns." he added. Benson said that his bill would provide the same intervals of time for filing nomination papers, affidavits of candidacy, preparation of ballots and canvass of the votes after election that are provided under the present law. FIRST LADY IN CANADA MONTREAL, tfp)--Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt arrived here by train Tuesday for her first visit to Montreal in seven years. She will speak Tuesday night at an aid to Russia rally. The city was decorated with the stars and stripes. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier hoy.

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