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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE HOEVEN NAMED TO COMMITTEE ,V Agricultural Placement ': Ends Appointments By E. P. CHASE Iowa Daily Press Writer ^Washington, D. C., (1DPA)-- The republican house committee onj committees have named Charles R.yHoeven, Alton, as the republican member from Iowa on the house agricultural, committee. This completes the Iowa committee assignments with the exception of those.of the newest member, Rep. James I. Dolliver, Ft. Dodge. Â· ' Western republicans out-gener- alded republicans in the east in the committee placings, capturing an increased number of the minority places on important committees. One of the hardest fighters for western recognition was Rep Karl M. LeCompte, Corydon Iowa, member of the committee on committees. The result mark, an epoch in republican history. I indicated to no small extent tha control of the republican party i passing to the west where th party was born. Recent presiden tial elections have shown thi trend. The growing strength o rganized labor, especially in the ongested areas of the eastern sea- oard, makes such control im- ossible. It seems logical that if he republican party is to. svin vic- ories in the future it will be done iy the more liberal appeal. Uncertainty of Life--The house adjourned Monday out of respect o the memory of Rep. James Francis O'Connor, one of the two members oÂ£ the house from Mon- ana. O'Connor was found dead n bed at his home in Washington. A few days prior to his passing he lad visited with Rep. John Iwynne of Waterloo and told Mr. Gwynne that he was getting iveai-y of congressional service, that he had a ranch in Montana and that after his current term fie intended to give up his lav. practice, all political activities and live out the rest oÂ£ his days on the ranch. O'Connor, a democrat, was born in'California Junction, Iowa, and received his general education at Iowa university and the State Normal school, now the State Teachers' college at Cedar Falls. Iowa Manufacturer--C. L. Parris of the Parris-Dunn company, Clarinda manufacturers, arrived in Washington Monday to spend the balance oÂ£ the week. He is here checking on the possible moves to be made in connection with the proposal for universal military training oÂ£ the youth oÂ£ :he nation after the war. Parris' concern manufactures' dummy rifles, which are quite generally used in training. He visualizes the extensive use of them in whatever program in the United States should adopt. Parris says that service men to whom he has talked almost unanimously favor giving the military training through the schools and colleges and taking care of those, who do not go to college, through the National Guard and other organizations. This and That--Charles H. Tye of Orange City, .county superintendent of schools of Sioux county, has been in Washington visiting his sister, Mrs. Karl M. LeCompte . . . David T. Loepp, former mayoi of Sioux City, now a major in Uncle Sam's service, is another Washington visitor. Yanks Dig in for Winter in Italy Here's what science says about cigarettes: By FRANK MILES With the 5lh A r m y Jan. 22, (I. D. P. A.)--A Hah page ORDINARY CIGARETTE EXTRA LENGTH PROTECTS THROAT THE EXTRA LENGTH OF TOBACCO ACTS AS AN EFFECTIVE NATURAL FILTER IN REDUCING THROAT IRRITATION FOUND IN CIGARETTE SMOKE* a prvtnincHt testing laboratory ffoutfaeverguess ffay eosfyou fess BENEFIT -- ENDOWMENT FUND -ODD FELLOW HOMES ODD FELLOWS HALL, Mason City TWO BIG NIGHTS Friday Evening, Jan. 26th, 7:30 P. M. Saturday Evening, Jan. 27th, 7:30 P. M. PURPOSE--The proceeds to be used for the Endowment Fund of the Odd Fellow Homes organization that spends $60,000.00 in Mason City every year. GAMES OF ALL KINDS REVUES--A gorgeous assembly of the most beautiful blonds and brunettes found in captivity. Um! Um! PALM READING--MADAM MAZULLA, world famed palmist, will let you know what the future holds in store for you. PEAUTY PARLOR--Something new, get the latest beauty make-up. (Men by special appointment). CLOWNS--Here for this event from the world's great Battum, Battum and But- tum Circus. You will go home laughing after seeing these comedians. FANCY WORK BOOTH--Work of Art that you won't want to miss. REFRESHMENTS -- Doughnuts, Coffee, Pie, Cake, Candy, Pop Corn Balls and Cold Pop. FUN FOR ALL--ALL FOR FUN-AT A PRICE ALL CAN AFFORD 25C ADMISSION THIS IS A WORTHY CAUSE--BE THERE Sponsored by the Mason City Odd Fellows and Rebekahs. Kentucky Derby Racers Just Arrived Today From Chicago pictures and a story in The Star and Stripes describing army lif in north 11 a 1 m a k e s y n t h i n k h o \ much the pie t u r e w o u l change if th war in Europ should end sud denly. F i f t h a r m leaders rightl believe that on w a y to w i quick victory is to prepare for a long fight. The war might have been over if all American civilians had acted on that idea since Pearl Harbor. German bombers were aloft in this area shortly before I wrote this article. At such times I am always homesick. The Stars and Stripes article appeared under the headline-- "Shackin' Uji for the Winter:" Yankee ingenuity will spell Hie difference between comparative comfort and complete misery for many a 5th army soldier this winter," said the writer. "The 1st armored division," the 34th infantry division and many another outfit is tasting for the 3rd time the devil's brew, which passes for winter in Italy and Tunisia. More r e c e n t arrivals have needed the experience of winter-wise veterans. "As a result, the front today is a patchwork of jim handy houses With only a shelter half and his wits, the GI has burrowed anc built until he achieved some degree of protection .from the mud snow, rain and cruel wind. Sonn dwellings are caves slanting int cliff sides.. Others are dug intc hill soil./Facile hands have con verted abandoned packing cases into boarded tent 'sides. Floors ar built up and paved with empt shells or carpeted with s t r a w Mud plasters . draughty cracks Lard cases become stoves. These ersatz dwellings are no handsome nor do they make life the field comfortable. They serv only to .temper the discomforts. But those practical. demonstra- NEITHER TOO YOUNG" NOR TOO OLD--Victory gardens are as necessary as ships, planes, tanks and guns, says War Food Administrator Jones. Here every member of the family, from old age to infancy, can. make his contribution to the war effort. FARM AND HOME WEEK, FEB. 13-15 Planning for Future Is Theme of Course "Planning the Farm Home of the Future" will be the theme of the hnmemakers' session at Farm and Home Week to be held Feb. 13-15 at Iowa State college. The meeting is scheduled for Feb. 14. Dr. Paulena Nickel), head oÂ£ the department of home management, is chairman. The meeting is designed foi families interested in the preplanning they may do now beton building materials are availabli and specific farm home plans car be made. Dr. Nickell stresses tha the meeting is planned for boll- men and women. Discussion questions which ar to be raised include: Can we at lord to remodel or build a ne% home, and how shall we linanc the project? What does farm fam ily living require oÂ£ a house? Ho\ can the home be planned to b both the social and economic cen ter oÂ£ the fai-mstead? Is the ol house worth remodeling, or woul the wiser step be to tear it dow and start building anew? Speakers outstanding in horn planning and management hav been tentatively scheduled. A fu program will be announced late A WOI radio program for home makers will be sponsored througl out Farm and Home Week -by th Division ot Home Economics 5\va State college. The program ill be planned by Mrs. Eleanor Hlkins, popularly known on the r as Martha Duncan. The largest forest owner in the . S. is the American farmer who olds 30 per cent of the wood land, mall industries own 29 per cent liile the government is 3rd in otal holdings with 26 per cent. The a r m y calls malaria the l o s t important disease in t h e Â·orld. U. S. W. RESUMES WORK Nora Springs--The local unit of the United Service Women of America has resumed full time work following a month's cessation ot activities during December. The chief project at the present time is making quilts, afgans and laprobes from the $50 worth of wool material recently purchased from Paul Artz, Slippers are being made in quantities, as are handkerchiefs, involuntary pads and wash cloths. HELP WANTED IN DRY CLEANING DEPARTMENT Time and One-Half Overtime Paid Vacation Good Wages -- Steady Work tions of Vank ingenuity are destined to play a major role in car- | rying the 5th army through its' 2nd winter." Cpl. Gerald L. Buckles, D e s Moines, holds the silver star for gallantry in action at Tunisia, North Africa, in February of 1943. The lowan, in the 34th division, repeatedly crawled through hostile fire to help wounded comrades in his duties as a rifle company aid man in the terrific fight for Sened Station. Staff SRI. John E. Sellers, Boone, of the 91st "Powder River" division, has received the bronze star for heroic achievement in action with the 5th army in north Italy. Sgt. William ,T. Fenske, Cresco, has been cited lor exceptionally meritorious conduct when he and 3 comrades repaired and evacuated a badly needed equipment truck in an area under heavy enemy shell fire. He is of the 34th division. Second L.t. Robert C. Burdick, Sioux City, received his commission as a battlefield promotion from reconnaissance sergeant after he had shown outstanding valor. Given 5th army 30-day furloughs: Pfc. Frank J. Trenkamp, Preston; Pfc. Joe W. Hazher, Des! Jloines; First Sgt. Clifford W. i Benedict, Council Bluffs; Sgt. j AVilmer J. C. Jens, Giemvood; Sgt. ! Clifford H. Keeton, Council Bluffs; Â· Sgt. Glenn A. Carlson, Elk Horn; Sgt. Robert R. Jorgensen. Audubon; and Pfc. Charles While, Mus- caline, all of the 34th division. Â· Trenkamp wears the p u r p l e , heart for wounds at Cassino, the European theater ribbon with 4 campaign stars and the combat infantryman badge. Hazher has the silver star, the European theater ribbon with 4 stars and division citations. He has 3 brothers in service: Leo, a navy seaman in the states; Abraham, a corporal in the air forces, and Bernard Hazher, a tank corps private, both in France. Benedict has the purple heart and the combat infantryman badge. Jens has the same decorations and the European theater ribbon with 4 stars. Keeton, Carlson, Jorgensen and White have the ribbon and badge. mem, "Smging fne praises or cr Beer wifn Extra Barley Goodness" In the decade before the war, average annual shipments from Alaska consisted of 832,600,000 in canned salmon, $5,300,000 in other fish, 82,600,000 in furs, $15,900,000 in gold, $2,400,000 in other minerals, and $400,000 in miscellaneous products. Exports totaled S50.200.000 a g a i n s t $34,200,000 worth of imports. Brewed from the finest barley obtainable, the full plump grains that grow in the Northwest are first carefully malted and aged to bring out the full rich flavor. Then selected hops are steeped just long enough for the delicate flavors to enter the brew. That's why Hamm's Preferred Stock Beer is a premium beer, full bodied, rich in extra barley goodness. Always smooth and mellow. Order it at your dealers by carton or case. If you ask for Hamm's Preferred Stock Beer and your dealer has none, it may be because there is one paramount demand which must be supplied, but ask, nevertheless. THEO. HAMM BREWING CO., St. Paul, Minnesota, Brewers of HAMM'S BEER LISTEN TO: "Preferred Melodies," Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri., 6:45 P. M.; Â·Eyewitness News,* Sat., 6:45 P. M., Station KXEl. Please remember we cannot supply you with beer unless you promptly return our own cartons and cases through your dealer.