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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 13

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1945 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE 13 Rationing Calendar MEAT--The Bouk No. 4 red stamps Q5, H5, S5, T5. US. V5, W5 and X5 now valid. Next jseriM will be validated Jan. 28. PROCESSED FOODS--The Book No. 4 blue stamps X5. Y5, Z5. A2, B2. C2. D2, E3, F2 and G2 now valid. Next series will r be validated Feb. L ' SHOES--Stamps No. 1, 2 and 3 on the Airplane sheet In Book 3, are good Indefinitely. SUGAB--Stamp 2t, labeled "Sugar 1 : in Book 4, good fot 5 pounds, is now valid. Next stamp becomes valid Feb. 1. GASOLINE--The « l*A coupons are good for 4 gallons each through March 21, The ISA coupons become valid March 22. B5, C5. B6 and C6 coupons good for 5 gallons each and B4 and C4 coupons no longer valid. · . . . NOTE--Blue and Red stamps in War Book 4 worth 10 points each. Bed tokens given in change for Red meal stamps. Certificates - no longer needed tor recapping truck tires. Certificates no longer needed to purchase-inner tubes or to purchase used farm implement tires. Commercial vehicle inspections every 6 months or every" 5,000 miles, whichever occurs. sooner. The Mason City war price and rationing office Is open from 1 to 3:30 Monday through Friday and from 8:30 a. OK to 12:30 p. m. on Saturday. County's Farm Goals for '45 Set Mason City Calendar Jan. S5--Annual Y. W. C. A. meeting: dinner at 6:30 at Y. W. JED. 2*--Annual meeting of Cerro Gordo county chapter of Red Cross at high school auditorium at 8 p. m. Jan. 30--Annual dinner meeting of Mason City branch of Lutheran Welfare society at Y. M. C, A. banquet room at 6:30 p. m. Feb. 1--Federal court session starting at 1:30 p. m. ' TM Feb.- *-»--Red Cross blood donor clinic .for Cerro Gordo county at Y. M. C. A. ~i. in Mason City. F«h. 15--Law enforcement- conference in Mason City under FBI sponsorship. F**. WJ--Concert by James Helton, tenor. sponsored by Mason City Community , concert association. Salvage Calendar County Chairman Womm'j Division Ivan Barnes Mrs. H. D. Makeever Tie bundles securely, loose pa. per in bags or boxes. Boy Scouts col* lect first Saturday of February. Phone 200. TIN CANS: Remove labels, clean, cut both-ends and flatten. Hold for future pickup. Phone Mrs. Fendergraft. city chairman, 4489-J. For out of town collections call or write Ivan A. Barnes. Foresters Bldg. Phone 1300. WASTE FATS: Deliver to your local -market. Two red points and 4c per 'pound. City-wide collection by Girl JScouts and Cubs, Feb. 3.' BAGS: Collect clean rags and old cloth' Ing of all kinds. Leave at courthouse. IEON: Farm scrap badly needed. Sell Mo dealer or give to salvage committee. CONTAINERS: Cardboard containers of all _ kin da most b« saved. Grocers will be'unable to furnish cartons or sacks -as In the past. Use your own container , when shopping. " MOVIE MENU l CECIL--"39 Second I Over Tgkjro" ends ; Wednesday. "Gypsy Wildcat" aUtts Thursday. I? PALACE--"Recilesi Aft 1 * »nd "Enemy of Women" end Friday. IjSTRAND--"Sensations of IMS" and "Hour Before Dawn" end Wednesday. "The- Hairy Ape" and "40 Thieves" ; start Tharsday. IsTATE--"Heavenly DaysTM and "Woman ·f the Town" end Wednesday. "The Hovse Across tbe Bay" and "The Kan* san" start Thursday. (LAKE--"My Pal. Wolf" and "Meet Mis, Bobby Socks" now showinr. RURAL LEADERS GATHER AT Y, M, FOR CONFERENCE Ulum, Clark Discuss Quotas and Shortages in Food Production The'job ahead on the food production front was outlined to iead- of various county organizations Wednesday at the .Y. M. C A. in a meeting called by Ernest W. Buss, chairman of the Cerro Gordo county department of agriculture war board, at which Claience E. Ulum, state AAA field man, and Fred F. Clark, district extension supervisor, spoke. Farm production goals for thi county were announced by Mr Ulum, who said that the acreage in corn would remain practically the same, the minimum beini 129,000 in comparison to a 130.00C acreage last year. An increase in oats of 2,000 acres was indicated, the fifrur this year being 62,000. Soybean acreage will be cut in favor o flax, since there is tt need for mor linseed oil. -The 44,000 acreage o soybeans will be cut to 39,000 (o 1945. Flax acreage will he increase' from 300 to 1,400. The tame ha goal will be 27,000 acres and rotation pasture will be increased from 11,540 to 14,540 acres.' A. G. Quamme of the American Crystal Sugar company said that 5,000 acres of beets would be required in the state, a goal of 250 in Cerro Gordo, or there would be a sugar shortage next year. Mr. Clark reviewed the progress of the war to date, the food record to date, future needs for servicemen and civilians and then discussed supplies and prices. "We have made progress in the war during the past year," said Mr. Clark, "but the war is not over yet. We have much hard Sighting ahead. Our food record is good, hut there is a big job ahead. We are best equipped for good pro- OPA NEWS-- 3 ARE FINED ON TRAFFIC COUNTS IN POLICE COURT Each Fined $100 and Costs; Tietjens Appeals to District Court Three Mason City autoists, charged with reckless driving, were fined $100 and costs or 30 OPA Nabs 4 Men for Gas Ration Violation days in the county jail; in traffic Four Mason Cityans have^been penalized as "willful violators of OPA regulations" during the past month, local war price and rationing board officials disclosed "Wednesday. All 4 violations involved misuse of gasoline rations. R. W. Tapaeer, 30% 2nd N. E., had his B book revoked for 60 days for speeding. It was his 2nd offense, according to rationing officials. Martin Lien, route 4, had his A book revoked permanently for using it to obtain gasoline for a car other than the one for which it was issued. Charles Udelhofen, route 1, was denied use of his B book for 90 * Herald PhotO)~ NINE REASONS FOR GIVING--Nine swell reasons to give to the infantile paralysis fund campaign. These youngsters walking out of Miami's Jackson Memorial hospital, won their battle over infantile paralysis last year, thanks to dollars and dimes given to the fund-raising appeals 'of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. The campaign in Cerro Gordo county is now on. court Wednesday. The sentence of Merrill Tietjens, route 4, has been appealed to district court by his attorney, Leslie R. Boomhower, Jr. Tietjens was arrested Sunday at 3 a. m. at 115 S. Washington fol- duction and know how to do the job. "It is an obligation and an opportunity for the farmer to produce to the maximum. Impending shortages will mean we must have more food production this year on the farms and in our own victory gardens. He listed as shortages for the coming year: Sugar, fats and oils, meat supplies and dairy products. Supplies of feeds, wheat, cotton and wool are good. Limitations on mill production will probably hold up clothing production e v e n though there is a year's supply of wool ahead, he stated. Demands and prices, Mr. Clark expected to remain heavy throughout the year. '· 23RD GENERAL DIES Lt. Gen. Isaku Nishihara, 53, director of Japanese army mechanized forces headquarters, died from "complications of pneumonia" Tuesday, the Tokyo Domei agency said Wednesday in a broadcast reported by the FCC. His death raised to 23 the number of Japanese generals reported to have died since May 23. lowing a collision at 12:25 a. m. with a Yellow cab in the 200 block on S- Federal. He is free on days because, officials said, he S. | used it for gasoline to make a fishing trip, and Robert Heimbuch, route 4,- suffered 90-day revocation of his B book on a similar charge. The board announced the names in line with a new policy of issuing periodical lists of persons violating OPA regulations. Several warnings HERE IN (MASON CITY Farm loan* tailored to your needs. M. C. Loan Investment Co. ' Mr. and Mrs. George Hltzhusen, ,, Rockwell, are the parents of a ·'daughter weighing 9 pounds V 4 M ounce, born Wednesday at Mercy I'l hospital. · ! The Pantry Is now open from 6:30 a. m. to 8 p. m. ' A son weighing 5 pounds 6'4 ounces was bom at Mercy hospital Wednesday to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Hoyt, Manly. Rent our floor Sanders. Boomhower Hardware. Mr. and Mrs. Lav-erne Ouverson, 205 S. Louisiana, are parents of a daughter weighing 8 pounds 1% ounces, born at Mercy hospital Tuesday. Paper Headquarters. Shepherds. F. R. Newman, president of the Iowa Falls Hotary club, will speak on "Interesting People I Have Known" at the next meeting of Kiwanis «lub at the Hotel Hanford Thursday. He was at one time constabulary officer in the Philippines and spent considerable time there and on the oriental mainland. For wallpaper, Paynes. Ph. 2*5. Hebel, 25 Years in Taxi Line, Sells Yellow Cab to Koehler, Osborne TRIALS OF GI JOE 'Po!k, Nebr., (U.E) -- Pvt. Dick Gustafson's first letter home after his induction puzzled, t h e n amused, his mother. The opening paragraph read: "Dear Morn: Army life is O. K. but I hate to go to bed." Mrs. Gustafson didn't understand because she knew that her 18 year old son was fond of sleep She read on: "It's so hard to make the bed the next morning." FAMILY SERVES - Fredericksfcurg -- The entire family of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kerr * sons and 1 daughter, are in th services of their country. Recently the Red Cross sent Mr. and Mrs Kerr the purple heart as a rec ognition of services rendered b 1 their second son, Don, who wa wounded in Italy in October. The Mason City Yellow Cab company, owned and operated for many years by Henry Hebel, has been purchased by J. E. Osborne the Mason City Motor Coach impany and R. D. Koehler of os Angeles, it was announced 'ednesday. Announcement of the transac- on was made by Allan F. Beck, irough whom the deal was con- uded. Mr. Osborne has operated the lason City Motor Coach corn- any bus line system in Mason ity for the past 8 years. Mr. Koehler, who will» be as- ociated with Mr. Osborne in the wnership of the taxi line and /ho'will take over the. management of the cab comoany, arrived ith Mrs. Koehler. They will make their home in Mason City. For the past 5 years Mr. Koeher has been field representative £ the Douglas Aircraft corpora" m. The new owners will take over ctive' operation of the business riday, at which time Mr. Hebel ivill retire from more than 25 ears of cab business in this community. It was on Jan. 1, 192.0, that Mr. Hebel, who was reared on a farm near Plymouth, started the Hebel :ab line here. In 1927 he changed he name of his line to the Black and White. In 1929 Mr. Hebel' purchased he Yellow Cab company business rom Fred' Eslick and combined the 2 lines into the Yellow Cab company. In normal times Mr. Hebel operated 12 vehicles, but since the war operations have been restricted to S cabs. The new- management is hoping to increase the service by the addition of more cabs as soon as priorities can be obtained. Mr. -and Mrs. Hebel and their 4 daughters recently moved into newly, purchased home at 229 2nd N. E. Their daughters are Repays Poor Fund 'Plymouth. Ind., CU.PJ--The hon esty "of 70 year .old J. A. Goddard was shown recently when he hirec a taxi to make a 15-mile trip t repay to. the West township poo fund $50 of the $65 he had bee given 3 years ago to pay for a hos pital bill. Goddard told Trustee Henry Samuelson he would pa the balance soon, but Samuelso and County Auditor Harry Fergu son decided Goddard had p a i more than enough under the cir cumstances, since very little mon ey given out of the poor fund eve is returned. " I PASTOR WILL LEAVE Ackley--The Rev. 'William No land and daughter, Beva will leav Ackley Feb. 15 for their new as signment at Fayette. Mr. Nolan has been the Methodist pastor her I /several years. Pvt. Wilson Is Wounded in Action in Germany Letter Written by Red Cross Follows Telegram Received Pvt. Leland L. Wilson was seriously wounded in action in Germany on Jan. 1, according to a telegram received here. Pvt. Wilson's mother, Mrs. Lester Wilson, lives at 2332 21st S. W. His father is in service with the seabees and is now at the United States convalescent hospital at Santa Cruz, Cal. They were both home in August of last year. Since the telegram came a letter written by the Red Cross for Pvt. Wilson has been received by his mother. It reads: "The Red Cross is writing for me because my right arm has a slight flesh wound, but is a little stiff. Some shrapnel hit me on the side and to the back, but luckily caused no internal injuries. I'm ^ telling you just what happened and there is .nothing to worry about. I'm getting the best of medical care. I'll be moved to a general hospital soon but keep using the same address until I can send a new one. I'll keep letters coming to you and let you know how I'm getting along." Pvt. Wilson entered the service in July, 1943. He took his basic training at Camp Haan, Cal., in the anti-aircraft and later was transferred to the infantry, at Camp Carson, Col. There he took part in an emergency diet test after which he was sent to Fort Jackson, S. Car. Before going overseas last October he had been stationed at $100 bond pending a hearing on his appeal. Ingvard Martin Johnson, 41 23rd S. W., was arrested Tuesday at 12:46 a. m. at 21st and S. Federal after a collision with a gasoline transport truck. Lester C. Esser, 1217 N. Federal, was booked Wednesday at 1:35 a. m. after his arrest near 1st and S. Beaumont-drive. Police said Esser's car collided with a parked automobile in the BOO block on N. Federal. iave been issued by the board regarding other complaints. PVT. LELAND WILSON Postponing Hardware Convention ;. The 47th annual ..convention of the- Iowa Retail Hardware dealers, schedued in Des Moines Feb. 13 to 16 has been postponed in compliance with the suggestion from the war committee on conventions, Washington, D. C., it was announced in a joint statement by William A. Broquist, Des Moines, president, and Philip R. Jacobson, Mason City, secretary of the Iowa Retail Hardware association. "Despite the loss in time and expense in preparing our war conference program and exhibit, it is our desire to co-operate in every respect to hasten victory and the return of our boys and girls," de- · clared these officers on behalf of the association directors and all retail hardware dealers in Iowa. Girl Suffers Broken Leg, Collarbone When Struck by Automobile Belva Rucker, 9, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Rucker, 1707 S. Federal, suffered a broken left leg and collarbone and severe bruises Tuesday evening when she was struck by a car driven by Mrs. Frank Barowski, Central Heights. The girl was r reported in fairly good condition at Mercy hospital Wednesday. The accident occurred about 7:45 p. m. at the intersection of 18th and S. Federal. An eyewitness reported that Belva stepped into the path of 'the Barowski car, which had swerved to avoid hiting her. The only important basic foot commodity not thus far price-controlled will come under OPA ceilings after Jan. 29, when the much- discussed live cattle ceilings go into effect. The new ruling Is expected b rationiiiff"off!cials to make distrl button of the better grades of bee more equitable and to hold dow prices. The live-cattle ceiling i designed to square a "viclou circle" which, according to OPA threatened the whole meat pric structure. Before the establishment of on the-hoof ceilings, OPA explain some few slaughterers, intereste only in getting all the choice bee hey could, paid whatever price 'as necessary to get it. These rices were often so high the aughters had to charge their holesalers excessive prices and le wholesalers in turn hiked leir price to the butchers. Butch- rs who paid the overcharge assed the difference on to their ustomers. Under the new directive, the rice of meat will be controlled 11 down the line. No slaughterer vill be able to pay more than $18 hundredweight for any grade of attle. No slaughterer will be permitted to buy only the top grades if beef. They will have to take ome of each grade, spreading heir purchases so that- other laughterers have an equal chance at the high-quality meat. OPA and the office of economic stabilization hope the plan will mprove distribution and control of meat prices all down the line. Lard, cooking and salad oils, shortening, grapefruit juice and orange-grapefruit juice are the foods again returned to rationing and given a point value. 1 Two points a pound is the new value placed on lard, shortening, cooking and salad oil, effective last Monday for Mrs. John Q. Housewife. Institutional and industrial users can accept deliveries on a point-free basis through next Saturday. Wholesalers and primary distributors must keep records of all these point-free deliveries. The institutional users are required to take an inventory of lard, shortening, cooking and salad oils and citrus juices on hand as of Jan. 27. These inventories are to be filed with local war price and rationing boards by Feb. 10. NAVIGATOR VISITS Waucoma--Second Lt. Matthew J. Blong, who was graduated 'as a bombardier navigator Friday al Childress, Tex., arrived Sunday to spend 15 days leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Blong when he returns to Texas for.fur- ther assignment. HERT INFANT DIES HERE Funeral Scheduled for Thursday at 2 p. m. Karen Mae Hert t infant daughter of 1st Lt. and Mrs. Henry Hert, died in a local hospital Tuesday afternoon after a short illness. The body will lie in state at the Meyer funeral home until the funeral which is scheduled for Thursday at 2 p. m. at the funeral home with'the Rev. Lowell Young, pastor of the Alliance Gospel tabernacle, in charge. Burial will be in Elmxvood cemetery. The child was born in . Mason City on June 14, 1944. Her mothe lives at 313 S. Delaware, and Lt Hert is stationed in France. He iad never seen his daughter. In addition to her parents, Karen s survived by a brother, William, /», a grandfather, William Hert of" Mission, Tex., and a grandmother, Mrs. Blanche Johnson of rtason City. The Meyer funeral lome is in charge. COUGHS ir Bronchl»l [rrltltlon Due to C°U« Here's good news for the people of the U. S. A.. Canada's greatest cough medicine is now belna made and sold right here, and il you have any doutt about what to take this winter' lor th« common cough or bronchial .Irritation get a bottle ol Buckley's CANADIOL Mixture. You won't be disappointed- it's different from anything el-: you «ver used--one little sip and you get InrUnt action. Only «c a; Osco Drug Co--and a]] good druggists. R. D. KOEHLEK Co-Owner and Manager HILLS RITES HELD West Union--Funeral services for Aaron A. Hills, 62, who died Saturday at the Fayette county home, were conducted Tuesday afternoon from the Burrham funeral home by the Hev. William Goldsmith. Interment was in the West Union cemetery. Survivors are his wife, son, and 5 daughters. In the first 90 days of the invasion of Europe, the army issued 125 million maps. Fort George Meade, Md. Koiso Agrees to New Jap Political Party f By UNITED PRESS Tokyo revealed Wednesday that Premier Gen. Kuniaki Koiso has yielded to pressure from critics of his war and home front policies and agreed to the formation of a new, all-powerful political party which would try to shape a "national structure for victory." A'Domei News agency broadcast intercepted by FCC monitors in New York said Koiso had agreed to support the new party advocated by the Imperial Rule Assistance association, Japan's totalitarian party. Domei offered no details on the scope and nature of the new organization, which presumably was being created by the influential IRAA as a "front" for a stronger direction of the Japanese war effort. HENRY HEBEL --Ran Cab Line 25 Years --Photo by Frank Free J. E. OSBORNE --Co-Owner Dorothea, student at Winona, (Minn.) college; Joann, high school student; BarbaVa Jean, attending Holy Family parish school, and Henrietta, 3 years. Mr. Hebel has not announced what his future plans are. F. H. A. REAL ESTATE LOANS FIRST NATIONAL BANK i + ^ l O F M A S O N C I T Y r + ^ i SONS VISIT HOME . Ventura--Marcus a n d James Wolfram, sons of the Rev. and Mrs. W. T. Wolfram, are enjoying a few days at home during the semester change at their respective schools. Both boys are studying for the ministry. James will return to St. Louis but Marcus will leave Sunday for Portland, Ore., where he will begin his year as vicar. He will work under the missionary board for the states of Oregon and Washington. SMOKE EATERS' HOP Wesley--The annual firemen's ball will be held at the Kleinpeter hall Tuesday night, Feb.. 6 with Malek's orchestra. Tom McMahon is fire chief. NOTICE! WEST SIDE WATER BILLS Were Due January 1 All properties with unpaid bills are subject to have service shut off without further notice. after January 25. A worthwhile saving of 10 per cent is made by paying your water bill before the I Oth of the month. NOTICE: Office closes at 12 o'clock (noon) on Saturdays. Mason City Water Department PLEASE ACCEPT OUR THANKS! We have sold our taxi business, effective Friday, January 26, 1945, to Mr. R. E. Kohler and Mr. J. E. Osborne. And so we wish to thank you, our friends and customers, for your patronage, and for your loyalty, helpfulness and co-operation during our 25 years in the taxi business here in Mason City. We especially appreciate the kindness and patience you have shown us during these war years when it was difficult for us to give our usual type of Yellow Cab service. To our successors, we extend very best wishes and we sincerely hope you will continue to phone 1000 when in need of taxi service. YELLOW HENRY HEBEL CAB CO. EVELYN HEBEL

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