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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 24, 1945
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1945 Iowa Youth Eludes Nazis for a Week Br FRANK MILES With the Fifth Army in Italy, (IDPA)--An Iowa youth, who was knocked unconscious by a shell, recovered hours later to find himself in enemy territory. He dodged nazis for a week, got a little food from a friendly Italian family, ate Gome black bread which Germans -had left on a former camp site and finally surprised comrades of his outfit by returning to them ready for action. Information on nazi installations and movements he acquired proved of great value to his, officers. His name cannot be made public until after the war ends. ' Another lowan, well known for his athletic exploits in one section of the state, while in" an,Italian city led a would be buyer of army issued toilet articles, candy and tobacco for a black market into the hands of authorities. An Iowa special police ordered to guard two American' prisoners on an outdoor job discovered one was a boyhood friend and school classmate of his in their home town. "Folks,, at home, who let down in activities thinking the ; war is almost over, should realize you can get killed just as dead by the last shot as by the first one in a fight," remarked a fifth army GL . . Two escaped Jerry prisoners were recaptured a short distance from a house in which I was sleeping. They knocked on a door of the residence of an old Italian and asked for food, saying they were American soldiers. One wore a German paratrooper trousers, the other ordinary German army field pants and both had on PW jackets inside out. - . ' . . . · "* . Suspicious, the native callec · two American GIs of a signa: battalion working nearby anc they were taken into custody. Cpl.-Warren M. Johnson, 22 year old Des Moines youth of the 34th division homeward bound on 30- day furlough, has a splendid record. · A former national guardsman he landed overseas with the 168th infantry · in April of 1942. After service in Scotland and Ireland, he was in the original landing a1 Algiers and was a rifleman, runner, bugler and mail orderly in the Tunisian and Italian campaigns through the cracking of the Gothic line. He was awarded the purple heart and oak leaf cluster for ."wounds received in toe Tunisia fighting. He wears'the European theater ribbon with four campaign stars and the combat infantryman badge. His first battalion; won the distinguished unit citation for heroic action at Mount Pantano, Italy, which enables him to wear a medal signifying his part in the battle. Johnson . was graduated from North high school in the capital city. He -was engaged in photography work before entering the .army. Senate Votes to Raise Pay of Governor Des Moines, (fl 3 )--The Iowa senate voted 42 to 4 Tuesday to increase the salary of the governor from $7,500 to $10,000 a, year. The measure now goes to the house. Senator John P. Ber? (R.. Cedar · Falls) introduced the bill and snoke briefly, merely saying he thought the governor of the state was entitled to more than S7.50I a year. It carried without fnrthei discussions It was the first major measure .passed by either house this session. Senators voting against the pro posa! were Leo Elthon (R., Fcr- tile), F. J. Pine (R., Columbu: Junction), Fred .T.- Ritchie (R. Marcus) and De Vere Watsdn (R: Council Bluffs.)-. ' ' : -\ . i Meanwhile bills to--liberal!* Iowa's unemployment compensa tion and workmen')! compensation laws were introduced in both houses, along '.with proposals tha the legislature meet every year instead of- in the-.odd numberec years, as at present, and that municipalities be permitted to cu cigaret license fees in half becaus of the war-time cigaret shortage. The compensation measures al had the same aim---liberalization --but some of the details were dif ferent. Primarily, they would in crease the unemployment compen sation benefits from the presen $15 weekly maximum to $18 01 $20. The weekly maximum benefi under the workmen's compensa tion laws would be increased from $15 to $18. Some.of the measure would reduce the waiting periof for benefits to begin under eithe law from the present 2 weeks t 1 week. · . · A total of 13 bills--5 in thi house and 8 in the senate--relat ing to proposed changes -in the laws were introduced during th morning. The.customary proccdur will be for the measures to go t committees in the respectiv houses. The committees will de cide which bill to report out fo debate in each chamber. If eac chamber adopts a different set o changes, a joint committee wi iron out the differences. WORKMAN INJURED Nashua--The first serious acci dent during the ice harvest oc curred when Merle CJraescr wa struck by a pike pole that 'pene Ira ted his leg to the depth of inches. HERE and THERE THE. MATWE.S HERE /RE CSZWHLV BOCSBS POR. THE CUMATE ..THEY KEEP BMS- HCWTHE SUWS8NESAUKET BJERV .THEJJE AWT HO PEAL COLD WWES HERE 1-24- Charles City Globe-Gazette WAITRESS HELD ON THEFT COUNT Waterloo Woman Taken for Alleged Pilfering Charles City--Shirley Smith, of Waterloo, who has been doing waitress work' in Charles City, was arraigned in the court of Justice John W. McGeeney, Tuesday afternoon, on a charge of petty larceny. · ' The case was continued in order to give her an opportunity-to compensate for $8 which it is alleged she took from a cash register where she _ worked as waitress, also $6 room rent, and other items of expense amounting to more iian $20. Police officers arrested Miss Smith Saturday night in a cafe where she was working, when it was alleged she had taken a dress jelonging .to her landlady which she was wearing at the time of ler arrest. Police Chief, Henry DeBoest said he had been in conversation with Mrs. Mary Law, Waterloo,' police matron, and if Miss Smith :ould dispose of her case by pay- ng the expenses, she would probably be paroled to Mrs. Law, and ient home. INFANT DIES Charles City -- Burial services or the infant daughter o£ Mr. and Urs. Richard Rodamaker who died Tuesday morning at birth were o be'held Wednesday at , 2 p. m. at the Hauser funeral home, the Rev. Walter M. Fritschel, pastor of St. John's Lutheran church, officiating, cemetery. Surial Besides at Riverside the pajents, there are 3 sisters and one brother surviving, also the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Myron Hoda- maker and Mr. and Mrs. John Meiners. Charles City Briefs SK 2/C, A. L. Westberg is spending part of a. 30 day leave visiting his. mother, Mrs. Hilma Westberg, at the Fred Siefkes home. He has been on a P. T. boal in the South Atlantic for the pas) 24 months on convoy duty. · S. Sgt. and Mrs. Howard Shaw of Baltimore. Md., are visiting for 10 days at the Ed Ponto home, St. Jude's Circle of the Sacred Heart guiid was to meet Wednesday evening at the John Blessington home. Sgt. La Verne Hoeft returned to FprfRiley, Kans., after a 21 day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Hoeft. This is Sgt Hoeft's first furlough since he entered the service in 1942. He has just f returned overseas. from 20 months The Help Your Neighbor dub will meet Friday at the home of Mrs. Harry Miller. The meeting will start at 10 o'clock. The firsl home project lesson will be given at that time. A pot luck dinner will be served at noon. Merlyn Fonto of Minneapolis spent the weekend at the Ed Ponto home. Chapter P. E. O. met at the home of Lucy Buckman Friday evening. The program topic was "Famous Women, Our Seven Founders." and was carried ou in pageant form by Minnie Kellogg. Central P. T. A. held its January meeting Monday evening Children of the 5th grade enactec the play, "Bonnie Blue Eyes Baby." Lois Slinger, accompanied by Miss Smith sang 2 selections entitled "Only a Rose" and "End of a Perfect Day." The Rev J. G. Morgan, in his discussion o the topic, "When Did Johnny Become a Gangster?" pointed out the many causes of juvenile delinquency in the present day and suggested -possible ways of eliminating this menace. A skit entitled. "Education, a Tremendous Crisis- was presented by Miss Henning, Mrs. Eastman, arid Omer Johnson, pointing out the urgen need of state legislation to make the teaching profession more attractive to our younger people if we are to avert a serious teacher shortage. The authorities have been advised that some one has been tak- ng mail out of mail boxes in the rlughes apartments and the postmaster and police department wishes to call attention to the fact that there are severe penalties for pilfering or molesting U. S. government mail. The Congregational Church Council was to meet at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Lampinan Wednesday evening at 7:30 p. m Meetings Of North Iowa ^Organizations GARNER--The " Or'thel town- ihip nutrition meeting will be leld at the home of Miss Alice Clippel Thursday. Sessions wil begin at 10:30 a. m. CLARION--Newly elected offf- cers of the Lake Junior Stockmen are Shirley Pardun, president larold Naefke, vice president; Pa Chul, secretary-treasurer, and Erlin Van Haaf ten,.'. reporter; The next meeting will be; held Feb. 12 at the home of Leland Barnes. CHAPIN--The W. S. C. S. o£ he Methodist church wiE hold an all-day meeting in the church parlors Thursday. ST. ANSGAR--The W. C. T. U was to meet Wednesday after- 10 on at the home of Mrs. R. L. Valentine. GARNER--The Boone township lutrition meeting will be held a the C. L, Jurgenson home Tuesday. Sessions will be held from 10:30 a. m. to 3:30 p. in. NORA SPRINGS^-Owing to in clement weather, the meeting o the Nora Springs Music Mother which was to have been held Jan 17, was postponed until 7:30 p. m Wednesday, Jan. 24,'at the E. L. Snyder home. STACYV1LLE -- The American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring card party and lunch at the cit. hall Tuesday evening for the ben efit of the infantile paralysis func POPEJOY--Mrs. I. W. Berry hill, Mrs. Alex Peterson, and Mrs George Crawford will be hostesse to the W. S. C. S. Thursday aft ernoon. Sheffield--Mr. and Mrs. C. L. ammeicr went to Linton, Ind., unday for a visit at the home of leir daughter, Mrs. B. B. Weber. Riceville--Lt. and Mrs: Paul oche are rejoicing over the ar- val of a son; John Paul, born an. 17 at Charles City where rs. Roche is staying at the par- ntal Clancy home. Lt. Roche is t Camp McCa'll, N. Car. Wesley--Victor Loebig returned ome from San Antonio, Tex., here he with 7 other men went s delegates to the national R, E. . convention. Alexander--Harry Green of Las egas, Nev., army air field, v is pending- a furlough with his wife nd children. He will report at incoln, Nebr. Swaledale--Mrs. Glenn Eddy, r., and son, Mickey, left for the ome of her parents in Mansfield, a., where she will make her ome. Her husband, who is in. the ervice, has been sent to Ft. ileade, Md. He spent the weekend ith his aunt, Mrs. Herman Roser, n Jersey City, N. J. Alexander--Charles Peters, son f Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Peters, has oined the navy and has gone to he Great Lakes naval station, 'hicago, for his boot training. Fredericksburg -- The members nd friends of the Baptist church ill hold a meeting this coming ·eek to complete plans for remodeling the church. · Scarville^Judith Johnson of Qester is assisting with the work t the Kenneth Hage home. Bristow--Mr. and Mrs. John Ubben and small daughter, Janet, f .Hampton, have been visiting ier parents, Mr. and Mis. Edward Rheingaus. Sunday they went to Aredale to visit Mr. Ubben's par- nts. Scarvillo--Mrs. Martin Dakiri ol ·Canawha is visiting at the home f her'sister, Mrs. Hilda Larson. Manly--Dr. and Mrs. R. B Spearing are visiting in Chicago vith their daughter, Miss Dorothy vho is attending school. Alta Vista -- Mrs. John Doyle and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Morrissey and baby of Charles City vere recent guests of Mr. and Mrs, Adrian Doyle. Manly--Mr. and Mrs. Leo Hynes and children went to Cedar Rap- ds where they are visiting relatives and meeting a brother of Mr, 700 at U. Hold Part- Time Jobs Iowa City--Some 700 of the 3, 500 campus students at the Uni verstiy of Iowa now are doin some kind of outside work fo self-support, it was estimated b Robert L. Ballantyne, manager o student placement in the office o student affairs. Of these, nearly 500 have part- time jobs and about 100 are em ployed by the university dinin service. Jobs in various local busi ness establishments account fo the remainder of. the workers. "We believe that outside wor is beneficial to the student. I many cases, the working studon is among .the class leaders, hot in academic studies and in extra curricuiar activities," Manage Ballantyne said. If a student finds it necessai. to work and yet his class schedule are not favorable to such action his adviser helps to re-arrang the class schedule. Hundreds of students file ap plication cards with complete in formation about themselves wit the office of student affairs These cards even given the heigh and weight of the student. "In one case, a business estab lishment asked for a cashier, happened to know that the ceilin of the office was low, so picke out a short girl, much to the snr prise and pleasure of the employ er," Ballantyne said. Often the office can make job for a needy student, simply by a study of the application card. Noting some special qualification, Ballantyne tells employers of the availability of such a person, with the result that the student is quickly placed. rrived at the home of his wife i~ "anlontown. He also will visit his arenfs, Mr. and Mrs. Martin uverson in Fertile. He is sta- oned at Fort Leaven worth, Kans., n the personnel staff at head- uarters. Luverne--Arlo Dehnert of the avy, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed ehnert, arrived home on a 20- ay leave. He has been in the ervice almost 2 years and this is is first trip home. He took part in major engagements. Carpenter--Mr. and Mrs. Cliford Ellgen, Sr., and Seaman and drs. Clifford Ellgen, Jr., and Paul /ere recent guests at the Sena erkins' home at Glenville, Minn. Sexton--Joe Gurdett from North akota came Saturday evening to ee his sister, Mrs. Essie McMa- on, who is ill. Iowa Falls -- Pvt. Creighton Inau is spending a few days with 'TIS parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. ·Cnau. He is a radio operator and as been in training at Camp irowder, Mo. He will-report in 'ennsylvania for a new assign- lent. · - . Carpenter--Mrs. Earl Gerlech, hairman ot the Christmas seal ale in this area, reports total sales f $98.80. Bode--Wayne Olson, 18, son of itr. and Mrs. Melvin Olson, was ent to the Great Lakes naval raining center for his preliminary training. Popejoy--Mrs. Ted Hartkopp ubmitted to a major operation al VIercy hospital, Mason City; Tuesday. Bristow--Miss Hattie Folkerts vas home over the weekend re- urning to Waverly Sunday when e teaches in the orphanage. Calmar--Olois Zweibamer concluded a 5 day furlough and re- NOW THRU FRIDAY 2. Unusual Hits You'll Hate It But You'll Be' Glad to See This Co-Hit I DIABOLIC TRADER fn WOMEN'S LIVES ynes who .is home on short fur- jugh. Fertile--Sgt. Donald Ouverson turned to his new base in California. He received his basic training at Camp Fannin, Texas. Dougherty--Mrs. Julia. Mullen received word Friday of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Mineart of Albany, Cal., Jan. 16. Woden--Mrs. Frieda Larson underwent a major operation,at the General hospital at Algona recently. Mrs. Frank Truesdell is substituting at the local school during her absence: Fertile--Pvt. Marvin Zobel, who completed his basic training at Camp Fannin, Tex., is spending a few days' leave at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Zobel. He will report at Fort Ord, Cal. Luverne--Orlando Olson, of the lavy, .who is spending a 10 day leav.e at the home of his parents, the Jflhn Olsons, Dakota City, was a recent guest at the home of his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Lowmiller. Goodell --Mrs. Paul Voetman and Paul Gary of Tripoli are spending 2 weeks in the parental Theo Kemp home. Mr. Voetman is in the service overseas and his wife _NOW SHOWING TINT HEW SUI is filling his position as bookkeeper for the Tripoli Lumber company. Sexton--Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd H. Steven and children, Mapleton, Minn., visited Sunday with, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven. Bode--Mrs. R. F. Gullixson received word from' her son, Lt. Garmon Aure, that he has arrived safely somewhere in England. His wife is making her home with her mother in California during his absence. o Joice -- Mr. and Mrs.. Aimer Tweed are the parents of a daughter born Jan. 17 at the Irish hospital at Forest City. Bode--LeRoy Selvig of the navy and Mrs. Selvig concluded a 30 day leave at the home of his .par- ents,-Mr. and Mrs. Thor'-Selyig,! and left .for Norfolk, Va.;". where] he expected to receive orders. BODE--The next meeting-ofI the Ladies Aid will be held_,Sat-l urday afternoon with Mrs.-ArchieI Holland. ' ' "'·*·'·" · Bristow -- Mr. and Mrs. H. -R.I Duffield received a phone "'call I from their son, Lt. Douglas, at San I Angelo, Tex., . airfield that al daughter had arrived at his Home. I LET'S BOWL OPEN EVERY DAS AT NOON I Lytie's Bowling-Center) 20'A EAST STATE., · Ends Fibber McGee and Molly Wed. "HEAVENLY DAYS" THE PICK OF HITS STATE SH1RYNJOFFETT Grey Shadow COMPANION Hit MrMfi? $% fc. -~ with Bob Crosby, Lynn Merrick Plus Latest News lirSDANCETIMfl ^··^··^·········B AT ^·^···s^MHM^J Ft;,- .HPV/'.'Jj £9H CHUCK HALL, __ WED.) MALEK'S BAND FRI.1 RAY GRAY SAT.-SUN.j {Members of Armed Forces, in "Uniform, admitted free except for "name" bands. Q! LATE BUS^ EVERY FRI. . SAT. 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