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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 14, 1944
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A Tuesday, March 14, 1944 MASON riTY GLOBE-GAZETTE GROUND IN ITALY REPORTED SOFT Armies of Both Sides Are Mostly Mudbound Allied Headquarters, Naples, (/P) --The weather has improved in Italy but the ground remains extremely soft, holding both the allied and German armies mudbound except for patrol operations which Monday included sharp clashes near Minturno and Cassino on the main 5th army front, headquarters announced Tuesday. Allied raiders probed the German lines around Cisterna and Littoria in the beachhead area below Rome and American troops seized 13 prisoners and dispersed the remainder of a German patrol. The British smashed a machine- gun position and repelled a German attempt to cross the Moletla river. The Germans launched a f n i r l j strong attack from 3 directions against Indian positions on the 8th army front last Sunday, it wa announced Tuesday, and fightin lasted until the Germans withdrew. It was estimated that it will lake another week at least for th ground to harden sufficiently t permit large scale operations. Allied planes {lew 1,000 sortie Monday, headquarters said, will medium, bombers pounding Ger man communications in centra Italy, including rail bridges at Sar zana and Viareggio as well as vai yards at Spoleto, Perugia an Fabriano. Three enemy plane "were destroyed for a loss of 6 a! lied craft. The Germans raided the beach head 4 times Sunday and one Sunday night, dropping anti-pei sonnel bombs. No damage was re ported. "I'm Shot," Yells · Japanese in English Cape Gloucester, New Britaii -- (Delayed) -- (fP) -- "I'm shot screamed a .Tap in English, on be ing winged by marines on patro "Shot, hell, you're dead!" yelle back Marine Sgt. Philip D. Ma tola, of Brooklyn, N. Y., sendin home a burst with his tommy gu And it was a fact, too, add Tech. Sgt. Hans R. Johansen, marine corps combat corresponc ent, who witnessed the incident lere»»' There Alta Vista-- The White Elephant ale, which was a feature of the arenl-Teachers association meel- ig at the high school Thursday etled $21. Le Roy, Minn.--Mrs. Clyde IHcheH and son have gone to Orando, Fla., to be with her hus- and, Cpl. Clyde Mitchell, sta- oned there. Klemme--Mrs. Ed Blanche! left or Livingston, La., where she will isit her husband, T/Sgt. Blanchet or several weeks. Cresco -- Sgt. Paul Morgan, son f Mr. and Mrs. Leon Morgan of ear Cresco, who is stationed at 'age Field, Ft. Meyers, Tex., is isiting home folks. Eagle Grove--Mrs. Robert D. 31ue of this city, and Mrs. C. W. ankey of Clarion, attended a leeting of the Iowa Federation of Vomen's clubs at DCS Moines hursday. Luverne--Misses Lucille and renc Behnkendorf have leased ooms in the bank building at GoldJield and will open a beauty arlor. I'lyinouth--Miss Abbie Lara way ; very ill- at a hospital in Mason City. Emmctshurg--Pfc. Ronald Corey who is stationed at Shreveport, La., is in Emmelsburg on a 12-day furlough visiting at the lome of his mother, Mrs. Lotta :orley. Allison--Mrs. Ethel Cashman and Miss Myrna Halfhill were co- fiostesses at a post-nuptial showei Friday evening at Mrs. Cashman's home honoring Mrs. Donald Opperman, who before her marriage was Miss Mildred Anderson. Clarion--Mr. and Mrs. James Dixon of Eugene, Ore., are visiting her father, R. W. Breckenridge at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Campbell near Rowan. Klemme--Shirley Stille. only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Quintin Stille, is seriously ill at Mercy hospital, Mason City, suffering with pneumonia. Hurt--Kent Ryerson and Herbert Weiske returned to Farragut, Idaho, Saturday, after spending a 10-day furlough with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Ryerson and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Weiske. Aekley--Pvt. Willard Voy, who has been stationed the past 13 months in Texas, is home on a furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Voy. ' Hanlontown -- Crian Hegney, who is in the air corps and stationed at Lowry Field, Denver, Colo., is home on a 2 weeks' furlough with relatives and friends here.' I it T» D. NX Fatxr i:2» *. m. Call OS «.**· CLEAR LAKE GLOBE-GAZETTE H I M . tui « * mi. Imi Kill a N««. Pbaue 239 or 259 AND KGU OFFICE 281 West Main St. PROMOTED AGAIN--Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Maassrn. Clear Lake, have received word that their daughter, Miss Anna Maassen, WAVE, has been promoted from the rank of yeoman 2nd class to first class. She became yeoman 2nd class last Aug. 1. Miss Maassen enlisted in the service Jan. 1, 1943, took basic training at Stillu-ater, Okla., and is non- stationed in Washington, D. C. Mrs. Mausscii and daughter, Geneva, plan to visit her in the near future. Post-Nuptial Event Honors Mrs. F. Sell Clear Lake--Mrs- Charles McGowan entertained a group of 20 friends at a post-nuptial miscellaneous shower Monday evening honoring Mrs. Frederick Sell, nee Patricia Wilson Hushaw, who is visiting her parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Hushaw briefly. The evening was spent in sewing on lunch cloths for the bride. Mrs. Sell received a number of gifts, presented in a huge basket, for her new home. Her mother was a special guest. Mrs. McGowan served refreshments at the close. TRIPP FUNERAL HELD AT WARDS Former Resident Is Buried at Clear Lake Clear Lake -- Funeral services for John Leonard Tripp, 71, were held Tuesday afternoon at Ward's funeral home with the Rev. Thomas B. Collins, Methodist pastor, conducting the rites. Burial was in Clear Lake cemetery. Mrs. L. E, Jacobson, accompanied by Mrs. Harry Mason, sang ·'Lead, Kindly Light" and "The Home of the Soul-" Mr. Tripp was born at Oskaloosa, Kans., June 16, 1873, the son of Flavious and Emily Tripp and died March 8 at the home o£ his daughter, Mrs. Ardena Frazier, Des Moines.. He was married to Miss Mary Jane Gibbons of Hairisburg, Mo., June 1. 1835. Mr. Tripp was an employe of the Milwaukee railroad and the family lived successively at Hartley, Sanborn and Everly before coming to Clear Lake where Mrs. Tripp died Nov. 4, 1936. Mr. Tripp is survived by 6 children, Mrs. Dulcie Selzer, Henryville, Ind.; Vernon C. Tripp, Camp Bradford, Norfolk, Va-; Earl L. Tripp, Irvington, N. J.; John Tripp, Pomona, Cal.; Mrs. Frazier Miss Isabel Ann Cassidy Bride of Capt. H. J. Larson Officer in Army Air Corps Married Feb. 12 in New Jersey HOLD FIELD RITES Joice -- Funeral services were icld Monday afternoon at the Anderson funeral home in Lake Mills nd at the Beaver Creek Lutheran church at Joice for Sophie ?ield, 7G, who died Thursday at Y O U R H E A R I N G Has H prevented your helping in the war effort or affected your social life? 93% of all hearing deficiencies can be scientifically benefited by Sonotone. Mr. Guy G. Aronhalt, manager for Sonotone Hearing Service, will conduct a SPECIAL HEARING CLINIC WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15 Hanford Hotel, Mason City HOURS 11 TO 6 If you hear but have trouble understanding, come in and consult with Mr. Aronhalt. Complete hearing tests and consultation are without charge or obligation. Special attention will be given those with difficult cases. SONOTONE OF ROCHESTER ENTERTAIN FOR SON AND BRIDE Mr. and Mrs. Chris Axelsen entertained a group of 35 relatives and friends at their home Sunday afternoon in honor of their son, Morris Axelsen, carpenters mate 2/c, and his bride, nee Peggy Jean Johnson, who were married March 5' The afternoon was spent informally and refreshments were served. Mr. and Mrs. Axelsen returned Sunday morning from a short wedding trip to Pcoria,. 111., where they visited the former's sister, Mrs. Maxine Dominy, from Thursday on. Mr. Axelsen returns to his base at Treasure Island, Cal., Friday. Mrs. Axelsen will remain with her parents, Mr. and and Gerald Cal. D. Tripp, Redlands, Mr. Tripp retired from active labor in 1937 after having been an employe of the Milwaukee road 40 years. He was a member of the Methodist church. Attending the rites were his son, Gerald, who arrived from California Monday and the Frazier family from Des Moines. Clear Lake -- Miss Isabel Ann Cassidy became the bride of Capt. Harold J. Larson of the U. S. army air corps at Orange, N. J., Feb. 12, it was learned in Clear Lake T u e s d a y . The ceremony took place at the Grace Episcopal church in Orange and was performed by the Rev. Lane Wickham Barton, rector. The bride is a daughter of the late Attorney Frank F. Cassidy and Mrs. Cassidy who formerly lived at Adams, Mass., but now o£ Orange. Captain Larson is the only son of the late N. L. Larson and Mrs. Larson, 220 S. 3rd street. The bride, who was given in marriage by her uncle, William Weber, of Orange, wore a gown of powder blue and charteuse hat. and an orchid corsage. She was attended by her sister, Miss Tiel Cassidy, who wore a pale pink dress with light blue hat and corsage of tea roses. The bridegroom was attended by Capt. Charles Kilger of the U.-S. army air corps. A reception for a few close friends and the immediate families of the bride and bridegroom followed the ceremony. Mrs. Larson attended Mary Washington college in Fredericksburg, Va. Captain Larson was graduated from Story City high school in 1934 and from Iowa the home of her brother and sister. Sever and Johanna, at Lake Mills. The original meaning of coffee (or quahwah, as the Arabs called it) is strength. Support the Red Cross **iive IB « spirit of mercy for the cauwe of mercy" "SALADA" TEA Mrs. Harold J. Larson Mrs. J. present. P- Johnson, for the Scrap Paper Drive Will Be Saturday Clear Lake -- The scrap paper drive scheduled by Boy Scout troops for Saturday was postponed because of the weather and will be held this Saturday if the weather is favorable, it was announced Tuesday. Troop 30 held the regular- session at the Methodist church Monday evening and troop 17 continued the uniform contest at junior high school. Plans were made for a story-telling session next week' Sea Scouls worked on apprentice requirements, signaling and semaphore. Plans are in the making for a swimming meet at Mason City in April. State college, 1 Ames, in 1939. He received his wings at Kelly Field, Texas in June, 1940, and was assigned to March Field, Cal., from where he was a co-pilot on an army bomber which flew to Hickam Field, Hawaii, in May, 1941. He was assigned to duty at New IT'S TIME FOR A NEW UNIFORM Orleans, La., in 1942 and there sent to New York from city where he is on duty as pilot with i the anti-submarine patrol. | Capt. and Mrs. Larson are living at Garden City, Long Island. N. Y. Mrs. Larson returned to Clear Lake Feb. 28 after attending her son's wedding and visiting relatives in the east. 10« FIRST AVENUE BLDG. TELEPHONE 5088 Woman Tells Why She Wants Mate Arrested Washington. (U.R) -- An irate woman, describing her husband as "bow-legged and wing-footed," wants the district attorney to issue a warrtn for his arrest for these reasons: "Before he went into the navy the other day, he tried to make sure I wouldn't get an allotment He hit me with his fist, threw me into the bathtub, struck me on the head, face, and body with a brick and shot at me as I ran into the street and then threw the brie] after me when he missed. "Even though he is my husband I don't think he loves me." Cubs, Wildcats Win Elimination Tourney Clear Lake--The Cubs defeated the Cyclones 28 to 30 in the Little Six elimination tournament last weekend with Gerk counting 13 or the winners and Eastman B or the losci-s. In the Big Six the Wildcats defeated the Haxvks with Swanson making 15 points for the !ormer and Newman-7 for the latter. · In the semi-finals the Wildcats beat the Tigers 25 to 20 and the Hawks the Bombers 13 to 11. The Cubs downed the Foxes 11 to 7 and the Cyclones the Panthers H to 9. A class tournament is next on the schedule, Harry Haven, assistant coach, announces. Lake Election Quiet; 100 Ballots Are Cast Clear Luke--An even hundred votes were cast in the school election at Clear Lake Monday afternoon,' the City hall being used as the polling place. Roscoe Miller was re-elected for a 3 year term with 99 votes and Earl Noll for 3 years with 96 ballots in his favor. James H. Bailey was elected for one year to fill a vacancy with 96 ballots to his credit and H. G. Garth for one year with 92. L. W. Sherman was re-elected treasurer for 2 years with 98 votes. Tiie board meets for organization next Monday evening. Clear Lake Briefs Mrs. Frederick Sell, nee Patricia Wilson Hushaw, left Tuesday noon for Normal, III., to join her husband. Mrs. Sell, who has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Hushaw, the past 10 days, has resigned her position as music instructor at Coggon. Want to Rent--Small home in Clear Lake. Refs. Ph. collect 1259, Mason City. V. H. Goetlsch. who has been employed at the Williams furniture store, severed his connections Tuesday and plans to leave Wednesday for Gladbrook to spend a short time with his parents and other relatives. He reports at Toledo Friday and leaves immediately for Des Moines for induction into the army. Mrs. Goettsch and children plan to accompany him to Gladbrook. Odd Fellows practiced for 2nd degree work at 1. O. O. F. hall Monday evening and A. R. Cain, staff captain, announces that the 2nd degree will be given candidates next Monday evening. Linger Longer club will meei Thursday at the home of Mrs. August Bilker, 611 Emerson street, instead of with Mrs. Henry Van- Zuuk as first announced. Mrs. Burdette Line has had word that her son, Ensign Robert M. Bliss, is now stationed at Lido Beach, Long Island, N. Y. Delegates from the first ward in Clear Lake to the republican convention at the courthouse in Mason City at 10 o'clock Friday morning are Mmes. M. P. Hughes, R. E. Hayden and Arthur Johnson, Dr. H. C. Krueger, Dr. F. L. Knutson, C. A. Knutson, E. B. Stillman, W. H. Orr. R. J. Galloway, Ira W. Jones, Edward Boyle and J. C. Davenport. Mr. and Mrs. Burdette Line spent CHOSEN HEAD OF PROGRESS CLUB \ Mrs. Ralph Replogle Re-Elected President Clear Lake -- Mrs. Ralph Replogle was re-elected president of Progress club at a session Monday at the home of Miss Katherine Davis. Mrs. M. A. Arneson was re-elected vice president, Mrs. W H. Bishop recording secretary. Mrs. J. C. Davenport, correspond- ; ing secretary and Mrs. T. E. Sondrol, treasurer. Mrs. Davenport presented a lesson on "Stalin," developing hei subject from articles found in magazines since December, 1043. She told many things of the man's personal. and family life and gave the background for his rise to power. Mrs.' C. F. Crane will be hostess March 27. Other groups also met Monday. Mrs. Keith Raw entertained Beta Omicron chapter of Beta Sigma Phi at a potluck dinner after which Miss Wanda Carr presented the lesson on "People." Mrs. Howard Lamm is hostess March 27 with Mrs. F. G. Drew as lesson leader. Mrs. Harold Kocourek, Boston, Mass., was a guest of the Navy Mothers club at the regular session at Legion hall Monday evening. Mmes. Hans Hansen anc Harry Beal served. The next Sunday with the latter's uncle, Wes Hill, who is at the Mayo clinic, Rochester, Minn., for a checkup. Donald Thomas, air corp cadet who has completed his course at Dubuque, is spending a week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Adam Thomas, while awaiting orders. He expects to leave Wednesday. Miss Oraa Button planned to leave Wednesday morning for Sheldon to be with her mother, Mrs. Margarctta Button, who is criticallv ill. The Rev. L. Wartime drivers find Studebaker the ideal economy car TJERITS -what a big-city physician, name J. JL on request, recently said: "In my general practice, I can always count on my Studebaker these war days for reliable, low-cost performance.'' That doctor is one of many hard-working civilians who are getting exceptional tire, gas acid maintenance economy from their Studebaker Champions, Commanders and Clear Lake Calendar Wednesday--W. C. T. U. institute, Church of Christ, 10 o'clock. Service men's prayer meeting, "W. N. Hill Home. 500 W. Division street, 10 o'clock. Clear Lake township home project leaders, Mrs. Clarence Tro- f!0. Liske Township Farm Bureau, Don Blnir home. noon. Lions club, Legion hall, 12:15 o'clock. Dorcas circle. Zion Lutheran aid. Mrs. Sam Villadsen, 115 N. Elm street. St. Margaret's Episcopal Guild, F. Scheie. .loice, A. Knutson, 410 N. 3rd h i g h Presidents. In face, today, after well over two years of war, hundreds of thousands of essential motorists from coast to coasc arc still enjoying dependable transportation at low cost, thanks to the quality of Studebaker crafts- m a n s h i p a n d t h e a d v a n c c d p r i n c i p l e s o f Studebaker engineering. NORTH IOWA MOTOR CO. YOUR STUDEBAKEK DEALER FOR SO TEARS 29 Fourth N. E. -- Mason City, Iowa -- Phone Sflfi ;. . Prooe^f and Pneamoter in Automoiiv* Progna Mrs. C. street. · Brownie troops, junior school. 4 o'clock. Lenten fellowship service. Methodist church, G:30 o'clock. Park chapter No. 35, O. E. S., Masonic temple, dinner, 6:30 o'clock; chapter, 7:30 o'clock. Do Your Bit club. R. J. Nelson home, evening. Union Township Farm Bureau, Lakeside church. Men,Women! No Pep? Worn Out, Exhausted, Want New Vitality at 211« 60? In you kcoir tcriy you [Ml exbiiBlai. wora-otit. pclc*s. lira I n vllMlhv? Thousands have bern RUT- |)rt««0 to find Their weaknesses were ilua solely tn horty lack or Iron. They were rimaitd at results of yrfptr.y up wIMi Ostrex Tonic Tableu. Oalrejs con*Aln! IJi(MJ(w:fc doses O. tnn: propfi-jlttltc doses v i t a m i n Bi. ralt-ium. Po 1C jrv'.r. Ion. are a wei*. worn-ou;. riin-!mvn vlclitn or Lron-lefli-tencT- anil you W.T.I ncir r*p. vim nn-1 vitality. Iry Ostre.t this verytlir, ,15c IrnrtxJucsOrviUenow cw.'v-"C* For wlc al all d r u p store?: everywhere-in M,~*on Ci!v. al Ford Hopkins, OSCO Drug a n d Walgreen. will speak on "The Third Words From the Cross" at the Lenten service at the Zion Lutheran church Thursday evening at 8 o'clock. Lake Township Farm Bureau will hold the last day meeting ol the season al the Donald Blair home a mile east and Vi mile north of the county farm Wednesday. A potluck dinner will be served at noon. A group of Mason City Rebekahs were expected to come to Clear Lake Tuesday evening to meet with Tina Rebekah lodge and to bring with them the cup won by Clear Lake membership at the convention last April. Four persons tied for the cup so the home lodge of each gets to keep the cup a fourth of the year and it is now Clear Lake's turn. The Mason City Rebekahs were to be guests and refreshments were to be served. Mrs. John Kopecky is confined to her home with flu and complications. Amonjf the Clear Lake men who are to report at Des Moines Wednesday morning for physical examinations are Earl Snodgrass, Everett Graves, Roy Burns, John Gardner, Robert Webb, Frank Baber. Merle Peck. H. T. Christiansen^ Leonai'd Walls and C. C. Mitchell. Others may have been notified but could not be contacted readily. meeting is a work session Marcl: 27. Miss Eleanor Olson entertained L. D. R. at her home in Ventura with Miss Lois Ann Olsen leading devotions and Miss Lois Ann Lnn n lesson on the altar. Miss Lucille Olson led in a study of the 4th commandment and plans were made for a guest night at the meeting April 10, the place to be announced. The Methodist Sunday school board met at the home ot Mrs. Paul Miller with 22 present. Mrs. W. E. Rich, superintendent, was in charge. Mrs. G. E. Punke led devotions and Mrs. Harry Mason gave a financial report. Mrs. Arthur Hammond, superintendent of the junior, primary and nursery schools, introduced her teachers. Mrs. O. A. Shoop, nursery; Ray Bachellor, MIT. C. A. Bouline and (he Misses Bernicc Swanson and Hummel, junior: Mrs. Miller, intermediate; Mrs. Punke, youth groups, Mrs. Thomas B. Collins, adult, ami Mrs. E. Watts, Triple S class. Each spoke briefly. The Rev. Mr. Collins spoke and a discussion of aims, plans and accomplishments followed. Mrs. Shoop and Mary Alice, who are leaving to make their home in Salt Lake City, were presented gifts. Refreshments were served. PAPER NETS S37.90 Hanlontown -- The children of Ihe Hanlontown school under the direction of Superintendent Micklick collected 5,350 pounds of scrap paper. A f t e r paying expenses, the pancr netted SS7.90. This amount was turned over to the Red Cross. Specializing in Acme awl Chronic Disease B*m« Calls Answered Day er Nllhl Dr. A. P. Fankhauser, D. C. S. O. T. Technician Thone 854 for Appointments 22 3rd St. N. W. and DAMON'S is the place to go--for the best. DELUXE POPLIN One of the finest [or every day use. GABARDINE AND POPLIN You will want several at these special prices. 349 398 Ideal for beauty operators, nurses, doctors' aids. Be sure to see these on your next trip downtown. Dflmonss DOWNSTAIRS STORE WHEN YOU WEAR YOU WEAR THE BEST Nuw is the lime to lay in a supply nC Uicsc ever popular mesh hosiery--for your every day needs. MESH HOSIERY SPUN RAYON Shades of Turf and Oak $1.40 PR. RAYONS Rica Sun - Rio - Tan $1.22 PR. COTTON MESH Willow and Hickory $1.50 PR. 'Cotton RUN-PROOF Willow Shade $1.65 PR. In Mason City It's Damon's Your Hosiery for I DflmOlYS STREET FLOOR

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