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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 12

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12 Tuesday, March 14, 19411 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Rationing Calendar *ow VALID: Blue and Red stamps in War Book 4 \v orth 10 points ea eh. Red tokens given in clumgc for Brown and Red meat stamps. Blue tokens given in change for Green and Blue processed food stamps. Brown meat stamps Y, z, Book 3; Red meat stamps AS, B3. C8. D3. E3, and F8. Book 4; Green processed food stamps K, L, M. Book 4; Blue processed food stamps A8. B8, C8, D8. E8, Book 4; Sugar stamp No. 30, Book 4, good Tor 5 pounds indefinitely; Sugar stamp No. 40, good for 5 pounds for canning ihrough Feb. *?3, 1945. Shoes, stamp 18, Book 1. and Airplane stamp 1. Book 3. (laltcr good indefinitely). Gasoline 10 A coupons good -for 3 Canons; B and C (issued prior to Dec, 1| good for 2 gallons each; B2 and C2 (issued ailer Dec. 11 good for 5 gallons each; E ^ood for 1 gallon non-highway gasoline: fl good for 5 gallons non-Iii^nivay gasoline. Fuel oil, new reason's period 4, 5, coupons good for 10 gallons each through Sept. 30. March -'0; Bro\vn meat stamps V, Z expire. March 20: Green processed food stamps K, L, M expire. March £1: Gasoline A coupon No. 10 expires. March 31: Third Inspection period, Class A ration tires expires. April 30: Shoe stamp No. 18 In Book 1 expires. Certificates no longer needed for recapping truck tires. Commercial vehicle inspections: Every 6 inonlhs or every 5,000 miles, \vhiehever occurs sooner. Late applicants for u-ar ration Book 4 apply in person at your local board and present Book 3. Red Cross War Fund at $37,500 Mason City Calendar March IB -- A free lecture on Christian Science by William D. Kil Patrick, C. B: S., Detroit, tlich., at Christian Science church at 8 p. m. March 18-- Lee H. Campbell, president of Iowa State Teachers association, to address County Teach crs Co tmciJ Cerro Gordo hotel at 6:30. April I4-1.V- : District music contest in Mason City. April 17 -- Annual meeting of Mason City Community Chest at 7,-SQ P. m, in Music hall. M*y 6-7-- Iowa Sta I c Bu Ildin R Trades Council convention in Mason City. NEARLY $3,000 ADDED IN CERRO GORDO CAMPAIGN $51,500 Goal of Drive for County; Pritcharci Urges Cleanup Effort · A gain of practically 53,000 on the Cerro Gordo county Red Cross svar fund front Tuesday pushed the total to 537,500, near the three-quarter mark o£ the campaign. According to Mrs. Thelma Raw, exective secretary of the Cerro Gordo county chapter, the war fund offensive- still has a lot of power and that if all workers will do their bit in cleaning up their part of the campaign the £51,500 goal should be reached without question. The funds added Tuesday came from all parts of the county, Clear Lake and other communities, as well as rural districts and in Ma- Teachers to Hear Campbell Lt. Arthur L. Clark Killed in Ac'tion Over France, Feb. 6 Was Previously Reported Missing on That Date; Was Pilot of Fortress Movie Menu CECII^-'-Sonu of Russia" ends Wednesday. "Corvetie K-'^JV* start* Thursday. PALACE -- "Son of Dracula" and "The Mad Ghoul" end Tuesday, "The Falcon and the Coeds" and "Always a Bridesmaid" start Wednesday. STRAXD-- "The Dishful Bachelor" and "Submarine Base" end Wednesday. STATE -- "Bombardier" and "The L, o n e Rider in Cheyenne" end Tuesday. "Captains of the Cloud-;" and "Striclly in Ifae Groove" start Wednesday. LAKE-- "Pistol. Packin' Mama" and "Whist lint in Brooklyn 1 ' end Tuesday. "No- Time for Lore" starts Wednesday. HERE IN MASON CITY Compare Shepherd's paper now. Time tested paints. Paynes. Baby Play Pens npw in stock. Boomhower Hardware. Buy your J. R. Walk ins Products at 404 6th S. E. Mrs. Mae Ford. 4379 Money at 4% and 4V£%, no commissions. Farm loans 4% 20 yrs., city loans 4 \'- %. \V. L. Patton 109 East State. A daughter weighing: 8 pounds 9 : /2 ounces was born to Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Baggs, Garner, at the Mercy hospital Monday. First Christian Church, Adams, at 4th St. N. W. Moving picture tonight. "Barabbas" (In sound). Wall Paper and Paints. Wide paper! lOc to 2oe single roll, 200 match and patterns. W. H. Mickey, 707 North Delaware. The Rev. HI. O. Lee will speak on "The World's Redeemer Is a Priest" at the Lenten Vespers to be held at the Central Lutheran church Wednesday evening at 3 o'clock. woo Lt. Arthur L. Clark, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Clark, 308 20th S. E., was killed in action in flight over France on Feb. B, according to word received by his parents from the German government through the Red Cross Tuesday. Lt. Clark, pilot of a flying fortress with the 8th army air force, was previously reported missing in action over France. At that time the pilot of the bomber follosving Lt. Clark on the raid had written his parents here that they had seen a direct hit by flak on Lt. Clark's ship, but had been unable to see whether the fortress crashed. Lt. Clark came to England in November. He joined the air corps . 1ST LT. ARTHUR L. CLARK in October, 1941, and received his commission as a fighter pilot at Spence field, Moultrie, Ga., in May, 1943. He later qualified as a thunderbolt fighter pilot but upon graduation was one of 28 chosen from his squadron for training as a flying' fortress pilot. He completed his bomber pilot training at Kearney, Nebr., last November. Additional space on the 4th arm of the Red Cross symbol was blacked out Tuesday as returns raised the amount raised to £37,- 500. When the goal of 551,500 is reached there will be a complete blackout of (he symbol. son City. In Mason City the industrial front still has some distance to go before reaching its objective, but there is confidence all along the line that the goal will be attained. "We must not, however, get over confident," said Paul Pritchard, general chairman, "We are urging all workers to get out and clean up that last bit of solicitation so we can complete this job. "This is a big job, but there are other jobs ahead for all of us, so let us put our shoulder to the wheel and get this campaign over with in the shortest possible time." Reports from other communities and states indicated excellent response to the campaign. The national goal is 3200,000,000- Dwyer Named Leadership Training Chief for Scouts Appointments Made to Various Staffs of Commissioners FINED $10, COSTS Fernie Miller, city, was fined $10 and costs Tuesday by Police Judge Morris Laird on a charge of intoxication. Police arrested Miller at 11:50 p. in. Monday in the 100 block on Washington S. W. FILE TICKET Ridgcway--The c i t y election will be held a t ' t h e Community hall March 27. Candidates on the Citizens' ticket are as follows Mayor C. T. Trytten; councilmen B. G. Guttormson, Henry Aschim O. A. Fosse. Phil Lusson and G. McQueen; assessor, Spence Bakken; treasurer, M. O. Rue. POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT I wish to announce that I am candidate for State Representative Republican ticket. Primary elec tion June 5, 1944. W. H. NICHOLAS Report Activities of Service Men, Women Eagle Grove--Lt. Helen Wright, aughter of Mrs. Viola Wright, is tationed in Australia, and is a su- ervisor in a base hospital.--Mavvin Franzen has been advanced rom pharmacist's mate 2/c to pharmacist's mate 1/c. His grade is he highest that has ever been vritten for that particular exami- lation. He is located at the naval lospital, at Farragut, Idaho.-Robert Roper has been trans- 'erred from Lowery Field, Colo., to Midland, Texas, for further instruction in navigation and bombardier training. Lt. John Kist of Announcement of the appointment of Carl Dwyer as chairman of the council committee on leadership training was made at the quarterly meeting of the Winnebago Boy Scout council, held in the school administration building in Mason City Monday evennig. Mr. Dwyer, who is manager of the Northwestern Bell Telephone company here, has been serving as chairman of the Cerro Gordo district committee on leadership training and now heads up the committee for the whole council. Appointment of the following men to the various district commissioner's staffs were also made at the board meeting: Neighborhood commissioners Al Stenseth of Forest City, Harry Heath ol Rake, Bud Olson of Buffalo Center and John Kepple oE Allison; assistant district commissioners,** Dr. J. L. Pauley and Ralph Lloyd Jones of Mason City; as district committioner, Jay Tubbesing of Mason City. Plans were presented at the board meeting for Ihe "Friends of Scouting" campaign, which will e conducted throughout the territory of the Winnebago Council ic next 6 weeks. M. C. Lawson, ouncil chairman of finance, will irect the campaign. Reports of other scouting activi- ies included a scoutmasters' train- ng course, which is being conducted in Forest City and Greene -md a den mothers' training ourse which is being conducted n Clarion. It was announced that in advanced scoutmasters' course s set up to start' in Mason City Vlarch 16, and scoutmasters' courses arc being set up to begin CARL DWYER --Gets Appointment this city is an instructor in this school.--James M. Whalen, navy V-12 USNR, has been transferred from Minneapolis, to Winona Minn.--Robert Nelson, son of Mr and Mrs. Norman J. Nelson visitet his parents for a few days, anc has returned to Camp Ward, Far ragut, Idaho.--Pvt. Lloyd Bachel i now located at the army air base at Bruning, Nebr. Ilanlontown--Mr. and Mrs. P. A Grove returned home Thursda from California having spent th winter there in the homes oE the! 2 daughters. Red Cross Services No. 12. Aids Men in Hospitals The American Red Cross is charged with the duty of providing recreation for convalescent men in army and navy hospitals. It furnishes them with games, radios, books, pianos and magazines; and it arranges motion picture shows both in ward and recreation halls and other entertainment. This is only one of the many services of the American Red Cross. Electric Motor Repairing By Experienced Men NEW AND USED MOTORS BOUGHT AND SOLD ZACK BROS. ELECTRIC CO. 312 Second S. W. Phone 977 soon in Charles City and Garner Twelve troops ivith 184 boys have already registered for summer camp, H. L. Campbell, district c a m p i n g and activities chairman, reported, pointing out that the 2nd period was already full. An extra camp period has been added, he stated, to fake care or the larger number of scouts who are expected to be in camp this summer. Dates for scout merit badge shows have been set for Garner, March 24: Clarion, April 18, and Mason City, April 22. Dates in other districts will be announced soon. Scout leaders from Charles Cily. Nora Springs. Osage. Garner, ns well as from Mason Cily. were in attendance at the meeting. Dr. J. L. Pauley, council president, presided at the meeting. WILL SPEAK AT COUNTY COUNCIL HERE SATURDAY To Hold Conferences With Various Teacher Organizations Here Lee H. Campbell, Spencer, president of the Iowa State Teachers association, will address the Cerro Gordo county educational council at a dinner meeting Saturday evening at 6:30 o'clock. The meeting will be held at the Cerro Gor- clo hotel. Invitations have been extended all teachers in the county to attend. Reservations should be made with Mrs. Marjorie Lindbeck, 18* 10th N; W., Mason City by Thursday, according lo Miss Hazel Thomns, county superintendent of schools. Mr. Campbell is at present speech instructor at the Spencer high school. He has taken an active part in the activities of the classroom teachers association. During 1942-43, he served as president of that organization and was editor of The Sounding Board, the official magazine. In the national education association he is a member of the advisory council for the department of classroom teachers. He was elected without opposition to the presidency of the loiva State Teachers association in November. 1943. Mr. Campbell is a graduate of Iowa State Teachers college with the degree of bachelor of arts in education. His varied experiences include teaching in the rural schools of both Iowa and Missouri, as well as the superintendency of consolidated schools. While in Mason City Saturday. Mr. Campbell will hold conferences with the representatives of various teacher organizations, as follows: 10:30 a. m.--Rural Teachers association, courthouse. 1:30 p. m.--Members of the Mason City teachers federated board and the executive council of Mason City Grade Teachers association. Junior High School association and High School and Junior College association, board room, administration building. 3 p. m.--Executive councils of Cerro Gordo county Town Teachers assocaltioii and Clear Lake Teachers association. From 4:45 to 5, Mr. Campbell will appear on KGLO, talking on the subject, "Iowa's Next Step in the Educational Program." Red Cross Water Training Called Essential in Army An American Red Cross peacetime program o£ water safe)!,; adapted to wartime needs has gained the status of an "essential* element of military training, according to Under Secretary o£ Wnv Robert Patterson. *-- : ~ j] This program, called "Func- LEE II. CAMPBELL --To Hold Conferences METHODIST SPEAKER--Guest speaker at the Lenten service ut First Methodist church Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock, will be Doctor Earle A. Baker, superintendent of the Waterloo district of the Upper Iowa conference. program, tional Swimming" by the Red Cross, has picked up the name of combat swimming, perhaps because, with its emphasis on self- preservation, it also stresses those commando-like abilities that enable the land fighter to be efficient when he must approach his goal through the water. The Cerro Gordo chapter of the Red Cross has given courses involving the same principles. Already the Red Cross-- at the invitation of the commanding officers--has taken the course to hundreds of military and naval establishments throughout the country. At an eastern army post, Maj. Gen. LeBoy H. Watson, commanding officer of an armored division, saw a demonstration of the work to be taught lo a limited number of soldiers who Mould serve as instructors for their fellows. His comment: "Every man i n . my division should have ii." Gen. Watson that night arranged with the Red Cross representative for a "command performance" the following morning for the benefit of Under-secretary-bf-War Patterson. "I feel that this functiona' Swimming course is one of the most beneficial and necessary phases of military training tha I have ever seen", Mr. Pattersoi said after viewing the demonstra tion. Two years of experience train ing men in the eleinents of functional swimming have shown tha it. can be taught en masse, an essential since few men entering service are skilled swimmers an even these must be given th' knowledge that makes possibl transfer of their peacetime abilit; to war value. The primary course to mak a swimmer of a fighting man, ha only eight elements -- floating breast stroke, side stroke, bac stroke, submersion and undenva tcr swimming, treacling water jumping and diving. These ar safety skills, and if instructio must cease here--as war move ments often necessitates--at leas LOCAL FIRM GIVEN AWARD Honorable Mention Is Made of Safety Work The Mason City lire department was awarded a certificate of honorable mention by the National Fire Protcclive Association for educational activities in the promotion of and during Fire Prevention Week, pel. 3-9, 1943. according to Acting Chief James Kellcy. The department also was awarded the certificate of honorable mention in 1942. COMPLETES ANTI-AIRCRAFT COUESE--Maj. Donald E. Price, Moffat, Colo., has completed a 4 week course in anti-aircraft target detection at the officers' division of the coast artillery command training center at Quarry Heights, Canal Zone. Maj. Price is battalion executive of an anti-aircraft searchlight organization, as well as a plans and framing officer. lie has been serving with the armcil forces guarding the Panama Canal since July 1G. 1812. Maj. Price's wife, the former Jean DcYoc, Mrs. I. K. Priee, lives at 310 Rhode Island S. K. In civil life Maj. Price was a district ranger in the U. S. forest service, slalioncil at Moffat. Colo. 2nd in Home Talent Series Is Wednesday Second of the series of Dale Ellsworth-Mildred Larson home talent shows, titled "Mason Cily to Broadway" will be heard on KGLO Wednesday evening at 9:30 o'clock. i The winner of 10 contestants ap- earing in this broadcast will ap- ear in the grand finals in a few 'ecks. The grand final prize is a ree trip to New York, Niagara 'alls and Canada to entertain the ;oya! Canadian air force. Following are the contestants Joan Bulgemann. West Bend ·ocal selection; Gerald Schroed- :r, Postville, pianist; Mildred Carson. Armstrong, vocal; Duanc ·lurphy, Mason City, violinist: la Mac Vaux, -West Bend, vocal; Thomas Campbell, Waukon, vocal; ~hyllis McClellan, Mason City. ;uest artist-marimba selection; Jretchen Zieman, Postville, vocal; Joverly Shipler, Swea' Cily, singer; Bill Enyart, Waukon, violin; Robert Lundquist, Swea City, bar"tone horn. . T R A N S F E R R E D TO NEW YORK--Howard Slocckcr. 2nd lieutenant in the U. S. army air corps reserve, wife and son, Gary, have been spending a few days here cnroiitc to New York uhcre Lt. Slocckcr is being transferred from Brownsville, Tex. Lt. Stocckcr is a flyer for the Pan-American airways and will fly from New York in Ihe flying boat ocean division. At Brownsville tic tlcw in a land plane with n coasUvisc division. Lt. Stocckcr is the son of Mr. and Sirs. Albert Slocckcr. 1001 Elm drive. With tlic Pan-American airways. I.I. Stocckcr is rated as captain. Navy Man Here 3 Days atUSESQffice James McWilliams. navy yard representative, who conducted interviews here in February, will be at the United States employment office on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to talk to men interested in employment at any one of the 6 U. S. navy shore establishments, announced the local navy recruiting office Tuesday. Mr. McWilliams will seek workers for the Pearl Harbor navy yard, the Mare island navy yard at Vallcjo. Cal.; the PudRet Sound navy yard. Bremerton. Wash.: the Hunters Point naval dry dock. San Francisco. Cat, and the naval ammunition depots at Hastings, Nebr., and Hawthorne, Nev. "Almost everyone who is not already working at a war job can find something he can do for the navy at one of these establishments," according to Mr. McWilliams. "The navy yards and the drydocks, especially, are in urgent) need of men. They're needed lo repair the ships of our navy when ] they return from battles at sea. They come into these navy yards, scarred and limping. We've got to have more men to send them back at the enemy as good as new--or better." Robert James Price Services Held at St. Joseph's Church Funeral services for Rober James Price, 14 months old son o Mr. and Mrs. George H. Price, 50' 3th S. E., were held at St. Joseph': f atholic church Tuesday morning with Father P. J. .Behan officiat ing. The child died at a local hos niial at 9:30 p. m. Sunday eve ning following an illness. Pallbearers were Duane Jarosh Mickey Dunn, Charles Clapsaddle and Gary Ebeling. Burial was Elmwood cemetery. The Meyc funeral home in charge. Youngest U. S. Soldier in England Sent Home London. (tfj--Pfc. Fred C. Bennett. 14-year-old member of a Negro engineer u n i t and claimant to the title of being the youngest U. S. soldier in the United Kingdom, is going back to Georgia to finish his book learning. The army announced Tuesday that Bennett, whose home is in Atlanta, had joined the army at Fort Bcnning at 13 after giving his age as IE. lie is being given an honorable discharge- England in 1581 prohibited im portation of logwood, one of th dyewood family of trees. !i G.P.DIEGKMANN RITES THURSDAY] Services to Be Held \ at St. James Church Funeral services for George P. 5 i e c k m a n n, 68, Northwestern States Portland Cement company hemical engineer, who died suddenly at 3:30 p. m. Sunday at his home, ,1103 Jefferson N. W., of a heart attack, will be held at 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the St. James Lutheran church, with he Rev.. Oswald E. G. Mall, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park cemetery. Masonic rites will be held at the ^raveside by Benevolence Lodge 145 AF and AM. Members of the lodge will meet at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at Masonic hall to attend the services. A short prayer service for members of the.immediate family and $ V) relatives .will be held at the chapel of the McAuley and Son funeral iiome preceding the services. The McAuley and Son funeral home in charge. Do unto the other fellow the way he'd like to do unto you, and do it fust.--Westcott. I the nmu has a. better chance of survival. \ With A, B, Cs of'swimming ·' mastered, the trainee assumes the.' role of a fighter, navigating in r . full uniform and with rifle anc! pack. He soon finds that his pack'.;v£ floats for thirty minutes or sc;-f and that his' uniform has little weight in water. He learns that his duffle bag his pants or his shirt can buoj him up if he blows air into thenr A ' man who can get out of rm clothing in the water also can remove a parachute harness or unlock a safety belt if he comes dowi in water--a fact the Air Force does not overlook. TOYS We make all kinds of . TOYS out of wood. Write or phone for . . . . · WHOLESALE PRICES · FREE CATALOGUE Toys on sale in Mason City at the Boomhower Hdw. CANFIELD McGANN TOY COMPANY 2087thN.E. Mason City 2573-J Just Received 300 NEW PATTERNS GLASGOW TAILORS 8 SO. DELAWARE QUITTING BUSINESS ^^B ^^^ ^^^^^^^_^_^^^^^____^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^M^^--K Obtained Another Week's Lease on the Building RAMSEYS 5c to 1 STORE FINAL 4 DAYS, Wed. Thurs. FrL, Sat. 1408 N. Federal SATURDAY NITE IS THE END! Take Your Pick of Any Item in This Store at Yes, half the original price, on any item in this store Final Selling Starts at 9 a.m. Wed. Cosmetics, Toiletries, Dishes, Toys, Glassware, Stationery, School Supplies, Paints, Household Items, Hosiery, Lingerie, Notions, Gifts, Books, etc. An extra 10% discount on every dollar's worth purchased

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