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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1943 FARM MACHINE NEED STRESSED Gwynne Assails New Cuts in Allotments WASHINGTON--"The farmers will meet the demand for food for ourselves and our allies," predicted Congressman John W. Gwynne of ihe third Iowa district, in a speech in the house of representatives. Disdussing proposed 1943 production quotas. Congressman Gwynne claimed, "Farmers will be asked -to produce more food. They will do so in spite of the shortage of manpower and other difficulties." The congressman said, "It is discouraging, however, that announcement is now made of further cuts in the supply of new farm machinery. For example, for the whole state of Iowa there will be allowed the following quotas of certain essential machinery: "Horse drawn row crop planters, more than one row--400; tractor drawn row crop planters--207; tractor drawn cultivators--2,992; tractors--2,051; farm wagons--1.050; cream separators--1,162; horse drawn mowers--404. "This will mean, for example, an average of six new corn planters for each county. On certain equipment no quotas at all were established. "We also have constant appeals from small companies making farm equipment of their inability to get small quantities of material necessary for making farm machinery. The situation is complicated further by the fact many men skilled in the repair of farm machinery are now in the service. "We in the agricultural communities recognize fully the ne- essity for getting the maximum production of planes, tanks and guns. However, the United States production of steel in 1943 will approach twice the combined output of the axis nations. We wish to urge that food also is necessary to win Â· the war. We trust those in authority who fix the quotas for machinery will take a broad and realistic view of the situation and allot for making and repairing 'if farm machinery the maximum tonnage of materials consistent with the military program." Decorah Boy Has Leg Amputated at Rochester DECORAH--Carl Hexom, son of Mrs. David Hexom of Eecorah, underwent an operation for the amputation of his leg above the knee at Rochester, Minn., last week. The operation was necessary because of a disease that closed off the circulation in, the blood vessels of the leg. Mr. Hexom lives on the Hexom s home farm west of Waukon. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Your Neighbors in the ARMED SERVICES What They Are Doing * * * * * * * * * * * * * * WHEREABOUTS Upon being graduated recently from the molders school at the Great Lakes naval training; station, John T. Fuller, fireman first class, was sent to the flcetivcldine school at the V. S. destroyer base at San Diego, Cal. His wife. Mrs. Fuller, lives at 220'/i Twelfth street southeast. The- first transatlantic race was in 1S6S. yacht DIAMONDS Ady's Watch Shop 19 West State Fhone 889 Henry Schonwald, who was associated with his father, Sigmond Schonwald, in the operation of the Mason City Dyers and Cleaners shop, 1401 North Federal avenue, is serving in the army. Shortly after entering the service in July 1941, he took a 13 weeks' training course in laundry work in the quartermasters replacemen at Fort Francis, Wyo. He was later transferred to the heavy ordnance division at Camp Cooke, Cal. (Russell photo) * 9 " ' Meals, Morale, Mail Service Good in Pacific From the southwest Pacit conies a letter from James Ka Aviation Cadet G e o r g e C. coder, son oÂ£ Mr. and Mrs. G. Gooder, 1113 Third street outhwest, has arrived in Santa na, Cal., where he has begun is training in the army air corps, "e finished the CPT course here hile he was in junior college. * Â·* * Mr. and Mrs. Cart H. Peterson, oute 4, received a cable Monday rom their son, Pfc. Carl Luvcrne eterson, saying tht he had ar'.ved safely in North Africa. * * * Robert W. Lewis, son of Mr. nd Mrs. Holly Lewis, 410 Second treet northeast, is now enrolled s an aviation cadet in the army ir force pre-flight school for ilots at Maxwell Held, Montgom- ty, Ala. * * * Robert Seeberger, son of Mr. nd Mrs. Grover C. Seeberger, 10 North Monroe place, who lett icre last week, is stationed at Camp Young, Cal., in the quarter- mosler corps. His brother, Albert leeberger, was made a corpora! ecently. He is at Camp Shelby, Vliss. * * * Pvt. A. T. Gravlie, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Gravlie, 614 Sixth treet southeast, has been accepted or officers candidate school in army of administration. He wil legin the training at Gainsville Fla., Feb. 11. Pvt. Gravlie was reared in Mason City and is graduate of its high school and unior college. He was graduated from the University of Illinois las year. * * * Fred L. Hull, 21. son of Mr. an Mrs. Alvey F. Hull, 704 Eleventh street northeast, was graduate Tuesday from the school for ma chinist's mates, one of the man naval service schools operated a the U. S. naval training static at Great Lakes. He is now elig ible for promotion to a third clas petty officer rating. * * * Technician fifth grade Albei Albert Gomez and PFC Davi Gomez and PFC David Gomez brothers of Mason City, are stationed at the Ordnance unit training center, Flora, Miss. JLt. Ernest Harmon, son of air. and Mrs. C. B. Harmon of Northwood, was graduated from Fort Banning, Fla., on Jan. 8. He and his wife will go to Camp Roberts, Cal. Miller, quartermaster second class, in which he telfs how grateful he and other Mason Cityans in the armed forces are for the copies of the Globe-Gazette that were sent to them. "It really makes us feel close to home and our families," Miller said. He also promises that the boys are getting along just fine and doing everything in their power to win the war as quickly as they can. The meals are good, the morale is 100 per cent around here, and mail service is excellent, Miller states. Kenneth "Ken" B r u n e r, chemical engineer, and son of Mr. and Mrs. R. II. Bruner, Vermont avenue southeast, lias been promoted to first lieutenant, according to word received by his parents. Lieutenant Bruner has been in England since last September. He received his commission while still at Iowa State college, where he was in R. O. T. C., and was called to active duly on June I, 1942. From Ames Lieutenant Bruner went to Edgcwood Arsenal, Maryland, and then to Esler Field, La., before his embarkation in September. He received word of his promotion on Christmas day. according to the letter received by his parents. Lieutenant Bruncr is in the chemical warfare service and is assigned to the air corps. (Lock photo, Kaycnay engraving) GRESCO CLUBS PICK OFFICERS Masons, Eastern Stars Hold Joint Installations CRF.SCO--Masonic and Eastern Star lodges of Cresco held joint installation of officers at the Masonic hall Friday night, Jan. 15, following a picnic turkey supper. M. Z. Daily and F. O. Luchr were installing officers for the Masons, and Mrs. M. Z. Daily, Mrs. Bess Fye, Mrs. H. R. Schi'o- dcr, and Mrs. E. H. Allen for the Eastern Star. Following are the officers installed for the Cresco lodge No. 150 A. F. A. M.: Albert L. Nichols, worthy master; Donald Webster, senior warden: Percy Haven, junior warden; C. E. Phelps, senior deacon; R. F. Davies, junior deacon; Max Ganz, senior steward; F. C. Taft, Tyler; Jean A. Thomson, treasurer, and George Powers, secretary. Eastern Star chapter: Mrs. Percy Haven, worthy matron; C. C. Nichols, worthy patron; Mrs. Albert Aegerter, associate matron; R. E. Wenger, associate patron; Mrs. C l e v e Phelps, conductress; Mrs. R. F Davies, associate conductress; Mrs J. A. Cutting, secretary; Mrs. Lyle Pederson, treasurer; Mrs. William Connolly, jr., chaplain; Mrs. E H. Allen, organist; Mrs. Claud Sovereign, marshal; Mrs. George W. Turner, Adah; Mrs, C. C Nichols, Ruth; Miss Helen Gassett, Esther; Mrs. Emil Christians Martha; Mrs. W. A. Bents, Electa Mrs. J. B. Kirschman, warden and Fred C. Faft, sentinel. Rites Will Be Held hursday Afternoon or Eagle Grove Man EAGLE GROVE--K. J. Engh, 3, retired farmer, died at liis ate residence Monday. Jan. 18. Funeral services will be held 'hursday, Jan. 21, at the East iide Lutheran church, in charge f the Rev. T. J. Severtson, pas- or of the church, and burial will e by Kubitschek Kastler, in (ose Hill cemetery, Eagle Grova 'Surviving are the wife and sey- :ral children. He was born in Vorway, old country, and had ived in this city and vicinity lot "nany years. Distributed by: CAPITAL TOBACCO CORP. t!3 Fourth St. S. W. Phone 153 City, Iowa Hattlestad Sells Farm, Moves Into Decorah DECORAH--Mr. and Mrs. Ottc Hattlestad have sold their farm in Decorah township and have pur chased the Hans Fagerlie home on Mechanic street. Their farm \va purchased by Elmer Evanson, wh has rented it to Mr. and Mrs Martin Olson, formerly of Mason City. The woodchuck is also called groundhog or American marmo bertha Halvorson of iiagle Grove Succumbs EAGLE GROVE--Mrs. Bertha lalvorson, 51, widow, died at her ate residence Sunday, Jan. 17. Funeral services will be held at he East Side Lutheran church n charge of the pnstor, the Rev T. J. Sevcrtson, but time and date were not made known. Her husband. John R. Halvor- on, died at Oakdale, in Apr! 1941. Surviving are the wi d o y Ihrce sons and two daughters The sons are Selmcr in Eagle rove, Clarence in San Diego !al., and Harold in Oakdale. The daughters are Ruth, 12, and Jean 16, at home. She was born in Stavanger Norway, had lived in the U. S for 32 years, and had been 28 years in Eagle Gro.ve, Jumps From Burning Truck; Breaks Leg DES MOINES, (/P)--Joseph Mil 28, DCS Moinep, suffered an in jured leg Tuesday when h jumped from his truck as the mo tor caught fire three miles sout of Pella, Iowa. MRS. MICHAEL SIMONS DIES STACYVILLE--Mrs. M i c h a c Simons, 89. died at her home ii Stacyville Sunday, Jan. 17, aflc a brief illness. Her husband pre ceded her in death 33 years ago She was the mother of elcve: children. THREE HANSELL MEN ARE FINED Two Plead Guilty to Intoxication Charges HAMPTON -- Howard Tucker, 9, living east of Hansell, and loward McCIemons, 31, employed near Hansell, pleaded guilty be- ore Justice D. W. Parks Monday on charges of intoxication. A companion, Erwin Holm of Han- iell, pleaded guilty to disturbing ,he peace. The three were arrested alter McCIemons and Tucker got into in altercation in the back seat of Â·lolm's car on the streets oÂ£ ; Iampton early Sunday morning. 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