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January 26, 1945

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 1845 OPA Collects Over $389,000 in Year From Iowa Violators OVERCHARGE ON FOOD TOPS LIST Most Money Collected. Goes to U. S. Treasury Des Moines, (/P)--The office of price administration c o l l e c t e d $389,442.04 during 1944 from Iowa firm-: and'individuals violating its regulations, an Associated Press *urvey .showed Friday. Comparative figures for 1943 were not available from all of the .6 district OPA offices that have sections of Iowa under their jurisdiction. ' However, in places where comparisons were available, they showed that collections last year were approximately 30 per cent above 1943. * The total collections were approximately one-fifth of the cost of administering the OPA program in the state last year, the survey showed. OPA officials have estimated that the most of administering the program in the midwesl region last year was slightly over 76 cents per capita. On that basis it cost about $2,000,000 for Iowa In a few cases, money collected from violators of OPA regulations Joes to the persons who were overcharged,, but in most. instances it goes direct' to tlu United States treasury. None of i' goes direct to the OPA. The big majority of the ease* Involved overcharges for food. Violators of ceiling prices on food paid more than 5280,000 of the total collected. Landlords wh .overcharged tenants on rent con tributed $22,500. Approximated $27,000 was paid for violators o OPA ceilings on farm machinery ·automobiles and trucks. The figures were compilec from reports of the 6 OPA of flees on the Iowa cases they hand led last year. Their location an the number of Iowa counties o which they have jurisdiction are Des Moines, 64 counties; La Crosse, Wis., 2; Moline, 111., 11 Sioux City, 10; Omaha, 10, an Sioux Falls, S. Dak., 2. Lifetime Resident of Goldfield Dies After Heart Attack Goldfield--Mrs. Chris Hanson, a life long resident of this vicinity died at Mercy hospital at For Dodge Wednesday. Mrs. Hanso: had undergone a major operatic: Jan. 3 and since h^d been show ing steady improvement, whe she was stricken Wednesday noon =·· Mrs. Hanson is survived by her husband and 3 sons, Albert o Goldfield, Howard of Eagle Grwv and Glenn of Waterloo. SAVE MORE GET EXTRA USED RED FATS- POINTS fckniMHerllolcky - PIMPLY SKIN Htri'sMHoMdOlhr fcfofKtka « Mwty Bt*k It TOUR skin has broken out with tXKly ·arfce pimples .-- rashes -caused by local Irritations, or I£ yoi ·utter from an externally causei Itching 1 , burning skin soreness, g to your druggist and get a mI Dottle ot Moone'a Emerald OH an use as airected. Soon you'll find 1 ·tart right fn to aid nature clear Tip tie trouble--promoting- raster heal Ing. Use for ten days and It then you are dissatisfied. Money Back, ill Druggists sen Emerald OIL OS CO DEIIG CO. HERE and THERE WINS CONTEST--Jeanette Dahlby, high school senior, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul O. Dahlby of near Joice, was chosen winner .over representatives from Northwood .and Manly in a good citizenship contest at Northwood sponsored by the D. A. R. The contest is based not only on food citizenship but abo scholarship and leadership. Bliss Dahlby will represent Worth county in the district contest. She was named outstanding student in her class. BURT CHURCH TO INSTALL PASTOR The Rev. F. Reith of Beloit Takes Charge Algona -- The Rev. Luther Loesch, pastor of Trinity Lutheran church here, who has been supply pastor ,of the Burt congregation since early November, will install the Rev. Ferdinand Reith as pastor there Sunday in services beginning at 2 p. m. Mr. Reith has served a charge at Deloit for the past 8 years: He was born at Carpenter, 111., and was educated at Orchard Farm, Mo. His theological training was taken at Concordia Seminary, Si Louis, Mo. The church at Burt had formerly been served by the Rev. L. Richmann who in November resigned to accept a call to a Lutheran church at Ormsby, Minn. The new pastor is married and has 2 sons, Louis and Paul. Manly--Miss Martha Knowles visited in Mason City with her friend, Mrs. M. -Wells. Mr. and Mrs. Wells were former residents of Manly where they operated a grocery and market. Plymouth--Miss Phyllis Scarrow of Clinton, who has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Scarrow, for a week, re- 1 turned to her work in Clinton this week. Hanlontown -- Arthur Jensen, who is employed at the Fertile Co-Op Elevator Co., entered Park hospital at Mason City Monday where he underwent an operation Tuesday morning. Mrs. Jensen went to Mason City Monday evening to be with him. St. Ansgar--First Lt Paul F. Wold, stationed at Valley Forge, Pa., in the medical corps, enroute from Knoxville -where he accompanied 2 soldiers to the hospital there, visited. his mother, Mrs. Anna Wold for a few days. Bake--M. M. 1/c and Mrs. Andrew Christensen are the parents of a boy, Larry Keith, born Jan. 19 at a hospital in Albert Lea, Minn. Sailor Christensen is somewhere in the south Pacific. Allison--Miss Viola Schrage and Mrs. William Shirer entertained Mrs. Austin Williams, Mrs. James Allan, Mrs. John McWhirter, Mrs Kenneth Smith, Mrs. Harry Codner, Jr., Misses Arlene Busch Pauline Buroker, Arlene Fleshner at a sled party at the E. W Schrage home Tuesday evening Following the sliding an oyster supper was served by the hostesses. La timer -Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ohlendorf of Cedar Falls visitec with Mr. and Mrs. Louis Muhlen- bruck. . Cresco--Mrs. Harry Caward o Los Angeles, Cal., arrived Thurs day, called by the critical illnes of her mother, Mrs. Nellie White. Manly--Guests in the home o Dr. and Mrs. G. H. Schaefer wer Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Straus of Shef field, former Manly residents. Clarksville --: Bernard Markle Jr.-, 2 year old son of Mr. and Mrs Bernard Markle of Des Moines is recovering in the hospital from the results of eating insect powder Clarion--Mrs. Earl Evans o Clarion submitted to a major op eration at St. Mary's hospital a Rochester, Minn. HANCOCK FUNDS SHOW BALANCES · Garner--Hancock county supervisors Monday approved the semiannual report of Hancock county Treasurer Roy L. McMillin. The report discloses a balance on| hand as of Dec. 31 in the sum of $616,258.47. On June 1, 1944, the balance on hand totaled $571,759.86. . 'Hancock county funds all show ample balances and tax collections in 1944 broke all previous records according to the report. Ricevllle -- Clifford P e a r c e , manager of the local telephone ompany, is in St. Paul this week Mending the Minnesota State 'elephone convention. , Clarksville--Mr. and Mrs. Law- ·ence Litterer are the parents of son born Jan. 17 at the Waverly hospital. Garner--Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jethke are expected to return Thursday from Stillwater, Okla., where they have been visiting their daughter, Patricia, of the AVES stationed there. Boy, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. 5. S. Ecklund went to St. Paul o attend the annual meeting of he editorial association held in he Lowry hotel. Latimer--Carpenter's mate 2/c Vayne Henning of San Francisco, Cal., and Mrs. Henning are the arents of a daughter, Jacquelyn ?uth Henning, born Jan. 18 at the jutheran hospital in Hampton. Clarksville--Mrs. R. W. Ash was hostess at her home Monday evening to the woman members of ie teaching staff of the local school. Decorah--Former County Audi- JOT Norman Lee, who is stationed at a camp in Oklahoma, is visiting ·as parents near Ossian. He expects to be assigned to overseas service soon. Pdpejoy--Mr. and Mrs. Jurgen Iverson of San Diego, CaL, visited Tuesday in the Anton Lambertson borne. Manly--Mrs. S. S. Westly was hostess at her home to a group of women, members of the E. O. D. birthday club, when she served a 7 o'clock dinner. Mrs. Clarence Hogan was guest of honor. Riceville--Mrs. John Hughes is spending part of this week at the home of- her sister, Mrs. Harry Theis in Waukon. Garner -- Abe Mezvinsky of Ames was in Garner looking after business Tuesday. Mezvinsky owns several large farms in Madison and Orthel townships and is petitioning for drainage improvements on his farms. Sensett--Charles Ciner of Plymouth is supplying at the bank in Kensett, in place of Mrs. Otto Brunsvold, who with her daughter Sharon left Wednesday for Los Angeles, to visit their husband and father, who serves in the navy. THE REV. JOHN TENNANT 8 TO GRADUATE FROM CORNELL The Rev. John Tennant Will Deliver Address - Mount Vernon--The Rev. John W. Tennant, Cornell, '27, pastor of the Gobin Memorial Methodist church of Greencastle', Intl., which is associated with DePauw university, will deliver the mid-year commencement address at Cornell college Sunday at 3 p. m. The degree of doctor of divinity will be conferred upon him at the ceremony. Eight seniors will be graduated: James Edward Compton, Chicago, philosophy and religion; David I. Hull, Iowa City, biology; Henrietta Jenkins, Perry, economics; W. Wayne Sands, Iowa City, biology; Joan Kathleen Searls, Postville, English; David R. Clutterham, Freeport, 111., mathematics; Elsie Frances Jones, Saint Joseph, Mich., English; and Louis Walter Soldan, Jr., Boston, Mass., biology. The last 3 will be graduated to absentia. 2 GI'S WOUNDED, 1 DIES OVERSEAS Pvt. Van Horn, Hampton and 4 Brothers Serve v Hampton--Mr. and Mrs. C. C. VanHorn received word from the war department that their youngest son, Pvt, Ray VanHorn, was seriously wounded in action Jan. 6. He was serving with the 7th army in France. Pvt. VanHorn is 1 of 5 brothers in service. They are Lt. Robert VanHorn of the army air force, Sgt. Dean VanHorn of the field artillery, Sgt. Paul VanHorn, a paratrooper, and Pvt. Frank VanHorn in the army service unit. Sgt. Dean and Sgt. Paul recently returned from overseas service where the former served 2% years in the Mediterranean area and the latter completed 32 jumps behind enemy lines in the south Pacific area. Cpl. E. E. Wheeler, serving with the U. S. forces in Belgium, died there of a heart attack Dec. 30, according -to official word received by his wife. He had been overseas since last August. His wife and son, Terry Lee, live at Hampton. Word received from Sgt, Leslie F. Korth, son of Mrs. Mathilda Korth, states that he suffered a broken arm and leg in action in Luxembourg Dec. 27 and is in an English hospital. Sgt. Korth received the Purple Heart for wounds received last September in France. RUSSELL D. WENZEL DIES IN WASHINGTON Goldfield -- Relatives received word recently of the d e a t h of William Matheson at Seattle, Wash., where he had made his home for many years. He was a former Goldfield resident and has several brothers and sisters in this community. NJPill 4A : S£EG! O.:._.* LUC NEtWO « K.^.1 VE n, MONDAY BOTANY lANOUKl...Th» beauty preparations dry skins welcome--because, being so much richerin lanolin, they do such on effective smoothing and softening job. In lovely Ji lower-sprigged^co ntoin ers. D A M O N ' S COSMETICS . . , Street Floor Tan m try find ft«5» SSi "Viaorj^t'ctSad." tai fli» qy°ray rwim'm unJiurgmt. Polio Fund Drive Opens at Ipjva Falls Iowa Falls-^Floyd KUppel of Iowa Falls, chairman of the Hardin county committee to raise funds for the National Paralysis Foundation for infantile paralysis, was mailing approximately 5,000 letters to residents of the county Friday. Working on the committee with Klippel are Dr. L. W. Schalk of Alden, Gomery Canada and D. D. Walker, both of Buckeye; Murray Landon and Elmer Bo eke, both of Hubbard; C. O. Rubow and Henry Janssen, both of Eldora; Fred Reed of Owasa, Dr. F. N. Cole of Iowa Falls, William Topp of Radcliffe, Henry Janssen and Henry Gelhorn, both of Steamboat Rock; E, H. Biersbom of Union, Walter Hauser of Whitten, V. S. Nelson of Ackley, Frank Beran and Elmer Eng^eson, both of Garden City; Clair Til Ms of New /Providence; and Mrs. Ruth Cousin, public health nurse of Iowa Falls. Mrs. O. K, Dick of Iowa Falls is chairman of the Hardin county branch 'of the national foundation; Wilson Hadley of New Providence, vice chairman; and Ralph Harmon of Iowa Falls, treasurer. GI'STASTES IN READING SHOWN University's Display Reveals Preferences Iowa City--The tastes in read- ng matter of G. I. Joe overseas, varied assortment of periodicals ud books, now are on display in ie University of Iowa library as ie first exhibit of its kind in the Kanawha Man Dies in Mason City Hospital Kanawha--Ode Mallow, 54, a resident of Kanawha for the pasl 18 years, died Monday morning in a hospital at Mason City. Mr. Mallow had been in ill health for some time, and a few weeks ago went to the home of his brother George Mallow, in psage where he was cared for until taken to the hospital Jan. 21. Mr. Mallow was born in Illinois and lived for on his claim number of years in Canada, after which he came to Kanawha where his brother, George; was engagec in the garage business. Surviving are 4 b r o t h e r s George, at Osage; WiO, at Clear Lake; Edward in Washington; am Robert in Canada. Burial -was in the family lot at Eldora. JOINS FORCE West Union--Russell Whitney West Union, was, reported Wednesday as a member of the force of the West Union liquor store, t fill the vacancy caused fay the recent death of George Simpson. SAVE MORE GET EXTRA USED FATS- RED POINTS DENTIST .PLATE WORK IS F I R S T ST iCEDARRAPIDS SOUTH EAST DESMOINES M A S O N C I T Y SIOUX CITY tate. The material includes special mall editions of leading magazines, such as "Time," "Headers' Digest," "News Week," and "New forker." And there are magazines of western stories and out-, loor life. Special editions of magazines are issued for distribution to soldiers in widely separated battle areas. Most of these are much reduced in size, with advertising omitted, and printed on thin paper. Included in the display are 25 itles of books,' typical of those issued to the fighting men at the rate of 30,000,000 a n n u a 11 y through the special services division of the army. These books are irinted in pocket-sized form on hin paper and are not available to civilians. Humor, mystery, poetry, essays, riography and history are well ·epresented in the collection. The :ervice man under this plan has access to the best and latest books. The university's library officials spent some weeks making the collection for exhibition. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations CLARKSVILLE--The Clarksville Woman's club will have guest day at the home of Mrs. C. W. Kearnes Friday afternoon, Feb. 2. Guest speaker will be Miss Clara Frenzel of Waterloo. CLARKSVILLE--Mrs. E. M. Mark was hostess to members of the Past Matron club at her home. The newly elected officers are: President, Mrs. R. W. Sylvester; vice president, Naomi Stevenson; secretary treasurer, Hazel McCague. POPEJOY--Mrs. Lloyd Kurd was to entertain the Oak Hill Cemetery association Friday afternoon. A covered dish lunch was to be served. HEART ATTACK TAKES GROCER George Hoel Leaves Widovy, Son in Service Nora Springs -- George Hoel, grocer at Nora Springs for about 5 years, died suddenly from a heart attack at his home Friday morning. He had been in failing worked as usual AGED RESIDENT OF CRESCO DIES Cresco--Mrs. Nellie White, 83, resident of Cresco for 60 years, died at the Mrs. George L. Champlin home Thursday evening after a week's illness.. She was the widow of the late Emory O. White. Mrs. White had closed her own home and was living with -Mrs. Champlin for the winter. Her daughter, Mrs. Harry Caward of Los Angeles, Cal., arrived Thursday. The body is at the Bradley funeral home awaiting funeral arrangements. health, but Thursday. Surviving are the wife and one son. Pic. Hames H. Hoel, who is recuperating in a marine hospital in California. Funeral arrangements had not been completed Friday morning. DATES SET FOR GRADUATIONS Iowa City--Dates of 3 University of Iowa commencements in April, June and August were announced Wednesday by Prof. F. G. Higbee, director of convocations. The spring affair is April 22, with degrees to be awarded in all colleges except medicine, dentistry and nursing. This corresponds to the pre-war June commencement, the earlier date being caused by the fact that the university is on the accelerated program. Awards In medicine and dentistry, and possibly nursing, will be conferred at a commencement June 17, Prof. Higbee said. The affair is scheduled for June because of the difference in the semester closing dates of those colleges and other units of the university. . Date of the summer convocation is Aug. 8, marking the end of the teaching term of the summer session. PROMOTE SAILOR IN BATTLE AREA Thornton Man Served in Adm. Halsey's Fleet Thornton -- Russell D. Wenzel son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Wenzel received the rating of machinis mate 2/c somewhere in the Philippine area on New Year's day. Petty Officer Wenzel is serving on a light cruiser with Admire Halsey's 3rd fleet and has 18 months o£ combat duty to hi. credit, this being his 2nd time overseas. The first 10 months were spen in action in the south west Pacifi where he took part in the bom bardment of Bougainville an other Islands in the vicinity of th Solomons. He received bronr stars for the Admiralty Islan campaign and the New Brunswlc' peninsula action. Machinist Mate Wenzel's 4 yea old" daughter, Sharon, resides a 1020 Delaware N. E., Mason City TANK MISSING Clarion--C 1 a r i o n friends re ceived word that S./Sgt. Josep G. Moore has been missing i Luxembourg since Dec. 20. Sg Moore is the son of Mr. and Mrs W. A. Moore, former resident here and now of Cedar Rapid where Mr. Moore is a railwa clerk. SAVE MORE GET EXTRA USED FATS- RED POINT RITES HELD FOR WORLD WAR I VET DeGraw Bear Member Marble Rock Council Marble Rock--DeGraw A. Bear, 6, died Tuesday at his horn* in j ilarble Rock after a long illness. le was born in Spring Green, Wis., Aug. 4, 1888, to William and Belle Bear. He came with his par- I nts and 'sisters to Marble Rock j t an early age and has since made his home here. 1 Mr. Bear served in World Wari and farmed till a year ago when \ ie retired because of ill health. I Ie had been a member of the '·. own council for years and was '· also active in the American Le- ; gion and the Masonic lodge. '; He leaves besides his mother, I Mrs. Belle Bear of Marble Rock, 4 inters, Mrs. F. M. Gates of Faribault, Minn., Mrs. E. H. DeWitt of Waterloo, Dorothy Bear of Iowa Mty and Stella Bear at home/also I nephews, Donald and William Sates of Faribault and Eugene DeWitt of Waterloo, all of whom are now serving in the South Pacific, also twin nieces, Mary Lou and Betty Lou Gates of Faribault, Minn. Funeral services were conducted :n the home Thursday by the Hev. George C. Foster and at Hillside cemetery, Marble Hock, by the American Legion and the Masonic lodge. Ackley Woman, 82, Dies a Week After Brother A c k 1 e y--Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Meickley, 82, will be held Saturday at 1:30 p. m. at St. John's Evangelical R e f o r m e d church, the Rev. Frank C. Kroll officiating. Burial will be in Westfriesland cemetery. She married William Meickley 46 years ago and came to Ackley in 1900. He died in 1912. Surviving are 1 brother. .Eno Eden, Clear Lake; 2 sisters, Mrs. Etta Stohr, Woden, and 'Mrs- Mary Bruns, Titonka. A brother, George, died last week at Titonka. GIRL HAS OPERATION Rake--Ruth Sorlien, }0 year old daughter of Chaplain and Mrs. S. O. Sorlien, underwent an operation for appendicitis at the Dolmage hospital in Buffalo Center Wednesday evening. I! For Tea at its Best SALADA" 4 Killed, 20 Injured in 68 Auto Accidents in County During 1944 Cresco--The report of Sheriff Percy Haven for 1944 shows that there were 68 automobile accidents in Howard county checked fay his office. Data from these reports shows there were 4 persons tolled, 20 injured so seriously as lo need medical attention and.the damage to automobiles and property was $12,312. This is a substantial increase over the year of 1943 when there were 29 accidents checked by the sheriffs office. Eleven persons were injured that needed medical attention but there were no fatalities. Damage to automobiles and property amounted to $3,675. LeRoy, I\[inn.--Lt. Marguerite Bhend arrived on a 30-day furlough with home folks. She has spent 25 months as a nurse in Africa and Italy. She flew by plane to New York. Iowa Sculptor Makes Statue of Costa Rican Ames--A .statue of the popular Costa Rican ex-president, Don Ricardo Jimenez Oreamuno, fashioned by the sculptoring fingers of Iowa State college's Christian Petersen, recently was unveiled in a gallery in San Jose. To create the image, the Iowa sculptor worked from a group of photographs to capture in clay the spirit of a man he'd never seen. Jose J. Jimenez Nunez, rector of the University of Costa Rica, has sent commendation attesting to Petersen's success in portraying Oreamuno as the people of his "happy land" know him. Jimenez Nunez praises "the beautiful work that the artist carried out in making the. statue of our distinguished public man." Jimenez Oreamuno has served 3 times as president of his country whose law prohibits any man from serving 2 consecutive terms. Consequently, his terms have been intermittent with those of other presidents. Old Age Assistance Pay Averages $28.01 Garner--Two hundred and 58 Hancock countians received old age assistance totaling $7,226 during January, according to E. Mar- Ion Paulson, county director of old age assistance. The January average was $28.01. TEA In Package* and Tea Bag* at Your Groo«x'« T. B, UNIT MEETS Garner--The annual meeting of the Hancock County Tuberculosis association will be held Saturday following a 1 o'clock luncheon on the balcony of the Garner cafe. The meeting was called by Mrs. Ray Baker of Britt, president. Clarksville -- Wallace Perkins, seaman 2/c has finished his boot training at Farragut, Idaho and is home on a 5-day leave visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Perkins. ' Clarksville -- Mrs. lallie Scott received word that her son T/5 Duane L. Scott, now in Luxembourg, had been advanced to Sgt. He is with the armed forces under General Patton. SENDS MOKE KITS Dnmont--Mrs. Maude E. Staid, chairman of the Red Cross sent 102 kits' for overseas this week, making a total'of 432 sent by the organisation to St Louis, Mo. Clarion--Mr. and Mrs. William Colwell of San Francisco, Cal., are the parents of a son born Tuesday. Mrs. Colwell is the former Dorothy Day, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 0. G, .Day. Latimer -- Ed Passehl left for Maywood, 111., for a visit at the Johti Yakel home. Mrs. Theodore Heineking and son of Hampton accompanied him. When you wear Selby ARCH PRESERVER Shoes you just know you'il have the kind of comfort that lasts -- for Selby comfort is protected by exclusive features that have been built right into the shoe. Make your next pair Selby Arch Preservers. MOST STYLES SEARCH PRESER WHERE THE (JOO. tJ/UVi COME FROM BUY U. 3. WAR BONDS AND STAMPS _ _ _

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