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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 14, 1944
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MRS, KELLER, 82, Get Reports PIONEER, DIES Rites to Be Wednesday; Burial at Iowa Falls Iowa Falls--Mrs. Mavy Keller, 82, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Bessman, near Alden Sunday night. Funeral services will be held at St. Mark's Catholic church in Iowa Falls Wednesday at 10 a. m. She had been a resident of the Lee Center neighborhood in south Franklin county for nearly 0 years. She was born Mary Kiekles, daughter of John and Helen Kickles, Dec. 25, 1861, in Cook county, 111. She was married April 13, 1880, at Lemont, 111., to Adam Keller, who died in 1909. She is survived by 5 daughters: Mrs. Carl Ellingson, Mrs. Henry Bessman, and Mrs. John Bessman, all o£ Alden; Mrs. Kate Naehazel, Iowa Falls; and Mrs. Earl Cary, Hampton; 4 sons, William, Iowa Falls; John and Lawrence, both o£ Iowa Falls; and Albert, Steamboat Rock; and 3 brothers, M. M. Kiek- les, Iowa Falls; Alexander Kiek- les, Lemont, 111.; and Louis Kiek- les, Wheat on, 111. Burial will be made in the Catholic cemetery in Iowa Falls. on Prisoners byY.M.C.A. Following are excerpts from 4 letters of an American prisoner in Germany, to his wife, who forwarded copies to war prisoners aid of the Y. M. C. A.: ". . . Don't worry about me as I'm healthy as ever again, and very happy and comfortable under the circumstances I'm taking accordion lessons now. The Y. M. C. A. has sent in lots of musical instruments and sports equipment ./. . "I'm doing fine on the accordion . .. We're all living Hke gentlemen here, so don't w o r r y about my becoming tough. We have one orderly per 10 officers, a tailor shop, cobbler sbop and barber shop . . . The German government pays us in 'Lager Marks'. "I received a letter from the Geneva Y. M. C. A. stating you had sent me birthday greetings . . This is Monday morning and the busiest of the week because of Red Cross weekly food parcels . . At our table . . . We have a 6- man community 'mess,' a n d ' 2 men . . . draw all parcels and" ra- We get Wife of Surgical Chief at U.S. Hospital in Clinton Succumbs Clinton, (IP) -- Mrs. William J. Carrington, 59, wife of Lt. Col. W. J. Carrington, chief of surgical service at Schick General hospital here, died Sunday afternoon at their home in Oakhurst. Mrs. Carrington, who was in good health, retired for a nap and was found dead. Her husband is widely known for books on obstetrics and served terms as vice president of the American Medical association and as president of Kiwanis International. Charles City Globe-Gazette HOME SHORTAGE TO BE RELIEVED Tentative Okay Given to New Building Plan Charles secretary. City--I. of the W. Lackore, Charles City Greene--Lt. and Mrs. Warren D. Hardy and daughter, Linda, of Camp Polk, La., are visiting in the J. B. Hardy home at Greene and the H. V. Anderson home at Dumont. Old Age Policy Pays Up to $100 a Month! Needed Protection, ARCS 65 to 85, Costs Only 1 Cent a Day lion out the food along swell . "The Y. M. C. A. representatives were here yesterday . . . and spent some time interviewing officers write . . to purchase rne an accordion. My German pay is adding up as I don't spend for anything except beer occasionally." . I think this week I'll to the Y. M. C. A. . The Postal Life Casualty Insurance Co.. 2850 Postal Life Building. Kansas City. Mo., hns a new accident policy for men and women of ages 55 to 85. It pays up to $500 if killed, up to SI00 a month for disability, new surgical benefits, up to S100 for hospital care and other benefits that so many older people have wanted. And the cost Is only $3.fi5 a year! 1 cent a day-Postal pays claims promptly; more than one-quarter m illicit; people have bought Postal policies. This spccin] policy for older people is proving especially attractive. No medical examination. SEND NO MONEY NOW. Just write us your name, address and ae--the name, address and relationship of your liene- ficiary--and wo will send a policy for 10 days' FREE INSPECTION. No obligation. Write today. Yank Soldiers Meet in Nazi Prison Camp Anadarko, Okla., (U.R) -- Two Anadarko soldiers have met in a German prison camp, a letter from one of them revealed recent- iy- Lt. Charles M. Lawter, Jr., wrote his parents that he had met "the boy whose folks used to operate a cafe in Anadarko and whose dad used to be on the police force." Lawter's parents quickly realized he referred to S/Sgt. Robert Shipman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Knox Shipman. Lawter was captured by the Germans in the African desert last February and · Shipman Sicily last summer. MINOT RABBI TO SPEAK FRIDAY Brother of Rabbi Herson Coming Here Rabbi Abraham Herson of Minot, N. Dak., brother of Rabbi David Herson v of Mason City, will speak at the Adas Israel synagog Friday evening at 8 o'clock. The visiting rabbi, who will spend the weekend visiting with his brother, will speak on "Our Unfinished Symphony." Rabbi Herson is a lecturer on Jewish philosophy at the State Teachers college at Minot, is a contributor to Western Jewish News at Winnipeg, Can., and is the author of "Sedrah This Week" a philosophical commentary. He is a member of the speaker's bureau of his home community, on the inner committee on juvenile delinquency at Minot and a member of the ministerial association there. Chamber of Commerce, Monday stated that Walter T. Green, chief underwriter of the Federal Housing A d m i n i s t r a t i o n , was in Charles C i t y , Saturday and placed his approval upon plans to relieve the housing shortage in Charles City. The plan, however, must have a f i n a l O. K. from Washington, D. C., which Mr. Green practically assured. Under the plan material will be released for the building of 25 privately financed new homes and 15 privately financed apartment conversions besides 50 public apartment conversions. Mr. Lackore asks that anyone interested in building a new home in Charles City, or converting present homes and busi- to of Commerce offices in Charles City. Girl Struck by Auto at Street Crossing Suffers Concussion Charles City--Beverly Ann Taylor, daughter of Marion Coacher Taylor, was struck by an automobile Friday noon as she was crossing at Main and Hulin streets, on her way back to school. She sustained a concussion and bruises and was taken to the Cedar Valley hospital for treatment, and then taken home Saturday. WINS ESSAY CONTEST Charles C i t y--Duane Vance, 1806 E a s t Clark street, Charles City has been named a winner in a national insurance essay contest sponsored by the Woodmen Accident company. This contest was open to children in the 8th grade and under, and children from all parts of the United States entered. The subject of the essay was the present day need of accident and health insurance. Tuesday, March 14, 1944 3 MASON CITV GLOBE-GAZETTE Fred Meyer Purchases Beed Hardware Store Hampton--Lockwood Beed, proprietor of the C. L. Beed hardware store, has sold his business to Fred Meyer. Mr. Bccd first entered the hardware business more t h a n 5(1 years ago, assisting his father, the late Charles Beed. After the hitler's death, he continued the business alone. He will assist Mr. Meyer for the present. The new owner will remodel the store. ness places into apartments, call '· on him at the Chamber Taxes Boost Salaries Chicago, (U.R--The city of Chicago, by raising taxes on taverns, juke boxes, electric-eye guns, nickle 'amusement devices, etc., was able to grant pay increases of $200 a year to 17,000 city em- ployes, the public administration clearing house disclosed. By paying tbe new fee of $700 taverns can stay open until 4 a. m. on weekdays and 5 a. m. on Sundays. Juke boxes are licensed at $50; electric amusement devices $10; nickle amusement devices and electric-eye guns $20, they said. Charles City Briefs Supt. of Scools P. C. Lapham returned Sunday evening from Kansas City, Mo., where he attended a meeting of the National Association for School Administrators. The meeting was largely attended by superintendents of schools and others in administrative positions. Mr. Lapham also visited his daughter, Peggy, who is attending Cottey college at Nevada, Mo. District Court Clerk L. V. Leigh Saturday afternoon issued a marriage license to Wilfrid Burkhardt, 21, of Cedar Falls, and Carol Koehler, 18, of Charles City. Lt. and Mrs. D. J. Henagir of Phoenix, Ariz., are the parents of a son. David Lee, born Wednesday, March 8, at Poenix. Mrs. Hen- na'j-ir was formerly Amelia Kobliska of Charles City. Lieutenant Henagir also formerly resided here. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Taylor are the parents of a son, born at the Cedar Valley hohpital. A'daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Mfies? t/re //urr/ca/?e ///t m FOLGER'S COFFEE proved' a ///e Sacer/ 'i ''·»//,. · vsz. * --f/* *+ / /A. W/ HERE'S A DRAMATIC EXAMPLE OF WHAT A CUP OP MOUNTAIN GROWN FOLGER'S COFFEE CAN MEAN . . . SENT IN BY MRS. RALPH E. NICOL, OF HANDLEY, TEXAS. Dear Judy and Jane: We were marooned in our trailer when a hurricane came howling down. The water came up everywhere--roofs were blown off, windows smashed in, houses blown down. We were expecting every nioment to be swept away or blown over. After a couple of days we ran out of everything we had to eat but we still had our good old Folger's Coffee. We got along great on nothing but black Folger's Coffee until the storm cleared and one could get out. That black cup of Folger't Coffee was a real life saver. Very truly, Why Thousands are Switching to Folger's T^OLKS have always found extra comfort -·- and cheer in the extra vigorous flavor of mountain grown Folger's Coffee. .;it's helped thousands to weather all kinds of storms. So it's natural that in these difficult days of war, folks are turning by the thousands to Folger's Coffee. For those who once taste Folger's delicious miracle of flavor never want to miss it again. No other coffee has that flavor. Only \ Wilkinson of Nashua at the hospital Saturday. Marvin Egerdal, 1309 Missouri avenue, was inducted into the army last week at Fort Snelling, Minn., and has been sent to Camp Grant, 111., for training. Mrs. Bessie Smith's group of Congregational churchwomen will meet for a 1 o'clock pot-luck luncheon in the fireside room of the church' Wednesday. St. Margaret's Guild will meet March 22 instead of March 15 as previously announced. Relatives of Pvt. Harold Horn have been informed that on March 11 he was graduated Irom school of instruction and survey specialists of the field artillery at Camp Roberts, Cal. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lofgren and Mr. and Mi's. Earl Snyder spent Sunday in aWterloo visiting relatives. Aviation Cadet Max W. Carter just reported for duty at the Big Spring Bombardier Schoool, at Big Spring, Texas, where he will begin his training as a bombardier, it was announced by Col. Robert W. Warren, commandant at the school. Cadet Carter is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Carter, 301 Tenth avenue, Charles City. He was graduated from the Charles City high school in June, 1942, enlisting the following" day. PAPER BRINGS NEWS OF LOVED ONES -- Many an American mother, wife, sister and sweetheart, anxiously awaiting word from her boy overseas, owes a debt of gratitude to these WAVES who handle the mail i'or the home front. Waste paper has a thousand and one strategic war uses. It brings news, it feeds, it fights, it helps save lives. The waste paper you save will be reprocessed to make containers for blood plasma, food, ammunition. Start saving it for victory! Experiments show that wild rabbits have keener eyes than tame rabbits. AT FIRST SIGH Of A «66 TABLETS. SALVE. NOSE DBMS INJURES FINGER Sextan--Little P a u l Opheim, youngest sort of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Opheim, suffered a painful accident Monday morning when he ran the sewing machine needle through his fingernail and on through his finger. Nora Springs -- Marjorie Fredricks underwent an appendectomy at Mercy hospital in Mason City Thursday. Fish Gels 'Fresh' Red Wins, Minn., (U.RJ--Clerks at the Red Owl store had a fish story they were telling today. A woman came in to look over the pike supply and was bitten by one of the fish, a large pike. Startled customers gaped as they pried her finger loose from the mouth of the fish. When told that the fish was dead, the woman commented, "Dead or not, it's mighty fresh!" FRAMES MADE-TO-ORDER Any Size--Any Style Latest Mouldings RUSSELL PHOTO STUDIO Next J. C. Penney Co. Phone 2272 PHILIP MORRIS Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations LYLE, Minn.--Mission Circle No. 1 will meet at the home of Mrs. Oscar Hansom Wednesday afternoon. HAMPTON--Newly elected officers of chapter AC P. E. O., are: Mrs. J. A. Sheets, president; Mrs. H. B. McGee, vice president; Mrs. R. R. Stuart, recording secretary; Mrs. C. R. Harrison, corresponding secretary; Mrs. H. W. Peterson, treasurer; Mrs. D. M. Beggs, chaplain; Mrs. Paul Skarstad, guard. GARNER--The Ell and Liberty home project training school will meet at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Verner Stromer March 22. On March 23 the Madison 4-H boys will meet at 8 p. m. at the Hutson home north of Hayfield. GARNER--The Bingham 4-H boys will meet at the Dick Schutjer home on the evening of March 20. The Amsterdam township boys 4-H meet on the evening of the 21st. GARNER--The Boone township Farm Bureau will hold a regular meeting at 8 p. m. March 24. Dr. G. B. Senior of the extension service will speak on poultry diseases. GARNER--The Orthel home ning at 6:30 with Mrs. A. R. Specht and Mrs. Eda Elliott hostesses. MANLY--Mrs. Elma Freeman, Clear Lake, will be in Manly Friday, March 24, when she will hold a school of instruction at the Eastern Star Temple. Two sessions are scheduled for 1 and 8 p. m. CARPENTER--The Ladies Aid of the Deer Creek congregation will meet Friday at the parish house. "Colonel Stinky" Adds "Wings" to Air Outfit Pocilello, Idaho, (U.R--Colonel Stinky has earned his wings. But, with 212 flying hours to his credit, he is still bossed around by Sgt. Joe Stewart of the Pocatello army air base. The "colonel" is Stewart's cocker spaniel and, of course, is head of the base canine intelligence division. Colonel Stinky has his own flying jacket and parachute and a specially-fitted oxygen mask for high-altitude flying. He was presented with a pair of silver wings after 200 flying hours. F o r identification C o l o n e l Stinky is never without his dog tags. the Folger people know how to blend precious mountain coffees from the World's Coffee Paradise to produce that special flavor- vigorous, richly delicious, never equaled by any other coffee in the world! During these war days, folks who are working for Victory to the very limit of endurance are finding just the lift they need in mountain grown Folger's. There's a mountain of flavor in every spoonful of Folger'sl C O F F E E " project training school will meet with Mrs. Penn Eckels Thursday afternoon and in the evening there will be a food alert meeting at Corwith schooShouse for Boone and Magor townships. The Magor Farm Bureau will meet at the Magor Center schoolhouse. CHAPIN--The Philathea Sim- day school class of the Methodist church will hold a social and sale in the church parlors St. Patrick's day, March 17. There will be a one-act play and other numbers. CRESCO--The Junior'Chamber of Commerce board of directors of Cresco elected John Tuchek, president; Edwin Malek, vice president; Reucl Dahle, secretary; William Penne, treasurer. The board of directors are William Adams, Ralph Bauercamper, Reuel Dahle, Dr. W. B. Kennedy, Dr. R. B. Koger, Edward Malek, William Penne, John Tuchek, and Edward Vrba. ACKLEY--At the last meeting of the Presbyterian Missionary Fellowship, election of officers resulted as follows: President, Mrs. Ferdinand Schultz; vice president, Miss Louise Humke; secretary, Mrs. C. H. Brandt; treasurer, Mrs. Frank Goettel. MANLY--Mrs. Nina Kersflaw entertained officers o£ the Eastern Star in 2 groups honoring the new worthy matron, Mrs. E m m a Skram of Kensctt. Mrs. Skram was presented with a gift. PLYMOUTH--Mrs. Mary Hcl- mer and Mrs. Josephine Tennihill will be hostesses to the W. S. C. S. at the church social rooms Wednesday. MITCHELL--The Unily Study club will meet Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. John Jacobson. HAYFIELD--The Madison Ladies Progressive club joined the Red Cross 100 per cent of their 20 members, as they have for several years. IOWA FALLS--The past presidents of Ihe American Legion auxiliary will have a potluck supper at Edgewood Wednesday eve- Robbers Rub It In Kansas City, Mo., U.R)--Officials of a steel company here are regretting their neglect in fixing a window which was broken about 2 months ago when thieves entered the office. The robbers failed to obtain any money on the first trip, but they returned to the office again one night recently. After taking S132.50 from the filing cabinet, they left a typewritten note saying, "We broke the window some time ago. Thanks for the trip back." Still It's Overtime Marion, III., (U.R)--The Williamson county February grand jury made a record here by investigating all cases, indicting 5, inspecting and reporting on the jail, drawing their pay and adjourning --all in one day. They worked one hour overtime. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. w.W. Austit invented the motorcycle. Pal paltnftd th« Hallow Groond Blad* for coaler, F«o*«r Touch" shaving PAL RAZOR BLADES and Shaving Supplies BOOMHOWER HARDWARE -- Proved less irritating to the M)NE U I) THROAT! First, in laboratory research, P H I LIP M O R R I S were proved definitely and measurably less irritating. But that's not all! In addition, the findings of a group of distinguished doctors prove that: WHEN SMOKERS CHANGED TO PHILIP MORRIS, SUBSTANTIALLY iVERT CASE Of IRRITATION OF THE NOSE OR THROAT-DUE TO · SMOKING-CLEARED UP COMPLETELY OR DEFINITELY IMPROVEDI Full reports of these findings appeared in leading medical journals. No claim of curative effects is made for PHILIP MORRIS cigarettes. JUTT-- this evidence cer^ tainly proves them less irritating -- therefore safer to smoke. BUY MORE BONDS -EXTRA BONDS. THEN HOLD 'CM I OR PHILIP MORRIS Ameripa's Finest Cigarette Far finer flavored--and proved far less irritating to the nose and throat!

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