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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, January 29, 1945
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MONDAY, JANUARY 29, 1945 War Roster Hits 8,640 v Iowa City--The service roll at the University of Iowa Friday s ' 0 ° d ^ ?,640 alumni and former students in the armed forces an increase of nearly 200 in the past month. It was reported by the war records office that 138 persons are listed as casualties, more than half of them dying in action, as result of wounds, or in enemy prison camps. Algona Students Sell $3,945 in War Stamps Aleona -- Students in- home rooms of the high school launched a triple threat campaign Oct. 3 to raise funds for the purchase of a $65 parachute, a $185 motor scooter or a $250 life float through the sale of war bonds and stamps. A goal was determined by each room to be met Dec. 7 and at that time 11 of the 14 rooms had met their own quota. A program was held in the auditorium and awards received from the United States treasury were made.. James Burns, victory chairman; was master of ceremonies arid 'Major Hutton from the P. Wl camp here made the presentation to presidents representing each home room. He then presented; 4 enlisted - meSi from the camp who had seen overseas serv- . ice. ' ! The men talked particularly .about need for such equipment as the money the students had subscribed would buy. Enough money had been subscribed to buy 5 par- .achutes, 4 motor scooters and 2 life floats. The t o t a l s a l e s amounted to $3,945. Name Cambridge Man Canning Plant Head A c k l e y --F. C. Harrington of Cambridge will be the new Ackley canning factory manager. T. I. Christie, who has been manager . the past 12 years, will leave Feb. 1 for Marshalltown where he has been transferred. Luke Backa of Marshalltown will be the new manager at Cambridge. AIRMAN MISSING Hampton--T./Sgt. Edward Van- Every is missing in action over Germany since Dec. 31 according to word received from the war department by his sister, Mrs. Pearl Chaney of Hampton. For more than a year Sgt. VanEvery has been stationed in England, serving as an engineer in the air corps. Before that he served for some time in the south Pacific area. He has received numerous decorations. · · ' - ' - · ' ' 3-' · · : . - - · · , '~ . -.. EASE BACKACHE USE HEAT! *?",' rc !i. cv " mu!tlt pain"-?TM*;?, f g tc . "T. /", r ° s " '"'"me, contmutd heat relief, for.ilayi, right at tie .ore ,pot, apply one big Johnson's RED CROSS PLASTER -- or the heavier, warmer Johnion 1 . Back Pl«ter The mild, active medicalian cently head the back, .tin up blood circulation, -fightl congestion, eases pain. ... Warm cloth covering retains body heat, protect back agninst Shilling, provides continuous support.... .Try this clean, easy, proved way to ' heat treat" simple backache and other muscular painj-TODAY. (In case of chronic backache, ice your doctor.) Always insist on the GENUINE, made by Johnion Johnson. RED CROSS PLASTER BACK PIASTER ^ Rudd Boys Make Auto Trip to Coast States Rudd -- Homer Moore, Wendel Hobbs, Art Roy and Fritz Koehler took a 2 weeks' jaunt through the west recently, making the trip with Boyd Stiles in his car. At Sedgwick, Colo., Roy, Koehler and Hobbs were "dropped off" to be shown · the wonders of the wile and woolly west by the latter's father of that place. Moore anc Stiles continued the journey to San Francisco, where Boyd began work in a defense plant, anc Homer continued on his way by bus up the coast to Vancouver Wash., where he visited his mother and sister whom he hac not seen for 2 years. Iowa Hospital Tower Joins WPB'Brownout' Iowa City--The hospital tower at the University of Iowa, illuminated beacon for 17 years, won't b~e seen at night after Feb. 1. Its battery of floodlights which has caused the elaborate tower to be seen for miles will be turnec out in accordance with the WPB order to eliminate display uses o] electricity to conserve fuel. . Robert E. Neff, hospitals administrator, said that numerous other lights at the hospital will be eliminated and only the absolutely necessary, ones would be_ retained. DIES IN CALIFORNIA Hampton--Relatives here received word of the death of Peter Krogh which occurred suddenly Wednesday night in Los Angeles, Cal. Mr. and Mrs. Krogh, who are residents of Hampton, went to California about a month ago to visit their children, Miss Inger Krogh, San Pedro, and Hjalmar, of the navy, stationed at Oceanside. A son, Svend, was killed in action a few months ago. Arrangements for the funeral are indefinite pending the arrival of the family Monday. The body will be taken to the Johnson funeral home. OFFICERS INSTALLED SI. Ansgar--Immanuel L u t h- eran church installed the following officers: Deacons, A. C. Bartz and L. R. Falk; school deacons O G. Schroeder and Wilmer Dieterichs; trustees, H. E. Falk, Robert Feldt and George Adrian; secretary, Lawrence Dieterich; treasurer, Wilmer Mueller; sexton, Frank Betow; chief ·usher, George Gutmann. ACCEPTS CALL Lyle, Minn.--The Rev. and Mrs. A. N. Olson of Hanley Falls, Minn., met with the appointed call committee and personally presented his acceptance of the call to become pastor of the Six.Mile Grove, Mona, and Lyle Lutheran church. DIVORCE GRANTED Allison--A divorce was granted Friday to Dale V. Brown against [Leona C. Brown. Desertion and cruel and inhuman treatment were charged. The defendant was given permission to resume her maiden .name. j PETERSON TO SPEAK Klemme--Doctor Paul Peterson of Mason City will speak at the Methodist men's meeting in Klemme Tuesday. His topic will be "The Preacher Goes to Sea." He will tell of his own experience on the high seas. Lunch will be I served. Nora Springs -- Miss Suzanne Quinby left for Chicago and began work as an x-tay technician in the Evangelical hospital. It's a year for sharing Sleds,rides to work,seats on trains, and party lines. Most people on party lines use a simple system to make telephoning smooth-working and convenient. It goes something like;this . . . They listen before calling to nuke sure the Ene is not in use. ... They never make a long series of calls. ; .. They answer a ring promptly and make sure the receiver is in place when they're through taifcing. .. . Mostimportant,theykeeptheircallsshort. Such "sharing" on party lines means better service for all. N O t T H W E S T I K N K i l l T E I I F H O N E C O M P A N Y BOARD AND ROOM By GENE AHERN °YKcE%V s ^, AN' NOT BOODER. MUH PAL - OA HOUSE.-" SO, NOW YER. ). GONNA TAKE A WA1TA MINUTER- PULL DOWN THAT BUNCH OF BANANAS/--I "R.EMEMBERYOU NOW/--YEH,--! , RASSLED YOU ONE TIME WHEN I WAS KNOWN A5 TH''HOODED SOLLEAGUES or GRUNT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE CRYPTOQUOTE--A cryptogram quotation T W . S P U W H V E H A C T E A T P K O H V E H A , N W W S H A T W K E R S W H A . G X A H A T W R W H A -- R G P S W Q . AlUT ICOWH' AT THAT KIMO4 A -SK3N 'OP IT A40M-.- AW, BEACH, I SEE WERE THEY NOW GOT FIUE.-SWR. 6ENERAIS..CAU Yoii IMAGINED'? THE/ KEEPAW16 nr-TOOHERX.TDUGHtR.TO GET TD.1HE TOP..KK. 10* ID QUIT TUE «* HERE and THERE Allison--Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fuls sold their residence property here to Charles Shipton, possession to be given Feb. 15. Mr. and Mrs. Fuls will move to Clarksville for the present. Mr. Shipton has been operating a farm southwest of Allison and plans to move here. St. Ansgar--Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Vandermyde went to Waterloo where Mr. Vandermyde attended an -R. E. A. manager's conference. Hanlontoun -- Mrs. Marea Mau, who was operator of the local telephone exchange for many years, is now chief operator for the Iowa State Telephone company. Garner--Mrs. C.. H. Tompkins left Monday for Lawton, Okla., to spend several weeks with her daughter, Mrs. C. E. Thomas. Mr. Thomas is a first lieutenant in the U. S. army and is stationed at Lawton. Nora Springrs--Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Rookey, who were married recently, have set up housekeeping in the John R. Adams log cabin on the east edge of Nora Springs. Mr. Rookey is employed on the Adams farm. Mrs. Rookey was the former Edith Plummer. Riceville--Mr. and Mrs. Gus Edmonds and sons of Johnston are visiting her sisters, Mesdames Clarence Kleckner, Harvey Stark and Harley Engelhardt and broth-- Ralph Torney and families. Manly--The White Shrine Kensington was entertained Thursday by Mrs. F. B. Kershaw. Refreshments were served and a gift presented to Mrs. Harry Harbor as guest of honor by the hostess. · Manly^Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Ra- chut are making an extended trip to Chicago where they are visiting their daughter, Miss Dorothy. The Rachut's who sold' their store in Manly recently to Mr. Cahalan of Mason City, are enjoying a vacation. Popejpy--Burr Stewart of Roberts, Wis., is visiting his mother, VIrs.'E. Corcoran, and mother-in- law, Mrs. M. C. Grupe, a few days. Klemme--Mr. and Mrs. Claire West sold their residence in Slemme to Vemer Christie of Uoodell. The Christies are leaving their farm near Goodell and will jo into the garage business' in Klemme. Manly -- Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Knowles, Mrs. Henry Knowles and Dan Knowles of Manly, were n Northwood on a pleasure and business trip Wednesday. Bancroft--Cpl. John Sudmeir of Chicago is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Sudmeir. John will eave at the end o£ the week for J visit with his brother Richard at Washington, D. C., and from there will leave for Miami, Fla., vhcre he will report for duty. Bassett--Stanley Bigelow joined he marines at Minneapolis. He will be assigned to Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bigelow. Stanley has 2 brothers in the service. Iowa Falls -- The Girl Scouts were to hold a court of awards at the American Legion hall Monday evening.' Mrs. Arthur Westbury and Mrs. Glenn H. Long, 'troop leaders, are in charge. Sheffield--Pfc. James McNall, Denver, Col., and Mrs. McNall, Sacramento, Cal., are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Messerschmidt. Belmond--Mrs. James Waddington will leave soon for California to be with her husband who is stationed there. Mrs. Howard Finn will take her place in the First State bank. Sheffield--Lt. and Mrs. John Atkinson, Camp Ellis, 111., are visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Atkinson. Bristow--The January meeting of the U. S. W. was held at the home of their president, Mrs. C- L Yost, Sr. Chester -- Mrs. Oliver Knode went to Waterloo to visit her husband at the home of his mother. He has just finished at Great Lakes naval training station and is assigned to active duty. He will report at Norfolk, Va. Goodell--James Hanson of Hartland, Minn., is visiting his son, Amos Hanson and family. Hanlontown -- Mrs. George Goodell and Mrs. Ivan Shaffer entertained at a pre-nuptial, personal shower for Miss Verms Ausenhus, manager of the Community Co-op store whose marriage to Stanley Gesme took place Sunday. Garner -- Shirley Larson, a WAVE, stationed at Washington, D. C, came for a visit at the parental Amos Larson home near Forest City. She has been in Washington, D. C., since June, 1942. Enroute to Forest City they visited relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Johnston. Allison--William Crawford is a patient at the Lutheran hospital at Hampton. Manly--Mr. and Mrs. Ben Ringham living north of Manly, are the parents of a girl, born at their home Jan. 25. Riceville--Dr. and Mrs. R. W. McEachran of Geneva, Nebr., and their son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. McEachran and daughter of Wayne, Nebr., visited at the home of their daughter and sister, Mrs. L. C. Shaw and family Charles McEachran is with the Red Cross in the southwest Pacific. Klemme--Mrs. Lloyd Ax left for Mineral Wells, Tex., for a visit with her husband, Pvt. Lloyd Ax, who is stationed at Camp Walters.' She will also visit at the J M Neuberger home at Brownville! Tex., a brother-in-law of Pvt. Ax, before returning home. Charles City Globe-Gazette FIVE YOUNG MEN GALLED TO DUTY Charles City--Five Floyd county young men left Charles City Thursday evening by bus for Fort Snclling, Minn., for induction into the army or navy. Those going were: Peter E. Goebel, Floyd; Robert E. Mullen, Rockwell; Dean E. Marchant, Rockford; Jack E. Ferguson and Dale T. Krieger, both of Charles City. Chorles City Briefs Cpl. Raymond Nehls arrived home Friday noon lor a 30-day furlough after being in the south Pacific for 27 months. G. F. Ardery was elected third vice president of the Lions club at the meeting of the club Friday to fill a vacancy. In memorium services Were held for the late C. G. Gray, who joined the organization in 1923. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Tobin received a long distance call from their son, S. Sgt. Michael J. Tobin, that he is back in the United States after being overseas for 3 years. Michael has been wounded twice. He will receive a 21-day furlough in the near future. He has been in Italy. , Miss Merle Laughlin presented the problems of "Health and Ju- v e n i 1 e Protection" Wednesday night at the meeting of the Lydia Circle of the W. S. C. S. at the First Methodist church. Mrs. Irene Horsley had charge of devotions- her theme being "The Wide Open Doors for the Sick." Tea was served by Mrs. Eastman, Mrs. Allison and Miss Bernard. Pfc. Edward Bennett has arrived in England, according to word received by relatives. Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Loper and children of Berkeley, Cal., were in Charles City Saturday from Waverly where Mr. Loper's mother, Mrs. H. L. Loper of Charles City is seriously ill in a hospital. Another son, Pfc. Ivan E. Loper who is stationed in the Hawaiian Islands, is also at his mother's bedside, having been granted an emer'en- cy furlough. The parents and teachers of Central school will · meet at 7:30 Tuesday evening, for a social evening. The may friends of Mrs. Robert Rabe of Minneapolis will be pleased to learn that she has recovered from her recent illness. There will be a Red Cross meeting of all East St.-Charles school Bride Feted at 'South Sea Coronation' Charles City -- In a colorful South Sea island setting, Mrs. Raymond Havey, assistant deputy clerk in the office of District Court Clerk L. V. Leigh, who was Mary pslerman before her recent marriage, was feted at a miscellaneous shower at the Frontier club Thursday evening. Part of the lower club room was enclosed with gaudy paper streamers to represent the grass shacks of the south seas. Individual favors of palm trees and parrots formed tiny islands around bottles holding lighted tapers in the center of the tables. Upon their arrival the guests were given colored paper ukeleles upon which were written the names of the islands and ports in which the bridegroom has been stationed during the past 30 months in the south Pacific These corresponded to the names of the islands, at each table and indicated where the guests were to sit. Over 50 guests formed a Conga line and escorted the bride to. a throne where she was crowned queen of islands and presented with a lei of fresh flowers and a rolling pin scepter in an elaborate ceremony. Following the "coronation" Huth Lane Ruth entertained the queen and her "subjects" with an unique dance of the.islands. Each "island" group gave original pantomimes before the queen's throne and when she had guessed what they represented they presented many lovely gifts. Wilma Kupker won a can of pineapple for having learned the most names m an "ice breaker" game at the beginning of the party. Refreshments were served -on gay napkins. The hostesses were Mes- ?ames Wendell Kellogg, Keith Webster, Lloyd Kogle and William Weissenbuehler and Misses Belva Grnnneman, Dorothy and Darlene Osterman and Doris and Thelma Sylvester. districts and Independent district at the Hpbert school house Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. Lawrence E u g e n e Schneider AMM 3/c returned to his station at San Francisco, Cal., following the funeral of his father, the late J. Louis Schneider. The Past Noble Grands met Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Ronald Costello. Each TO TAKE CHARGE AT CEDAR FALLS Former Charles City Pastor Accepts Call Charles City--The Rev. J. H. .Cochrane, 38, formerly pastor of the First Baptist church here, now of Pasadena, Cal., has accepted the position as pastor of the First Baptist church at Cedar Falls, according to an announcement just released. The Cedar Falls church has been without a pastor since May 1, 1944, when the Rev. Clark Crowell resigned to accept a pastorate at Iowa Falls. Mr. and Mrs. Cochrane will arrive in Cedar Falls prior to March 25, when he will take over his duties. He is at present assistant executive secretary of the Southern California Baptist state convention. Besides the Charles City church, he has held pastorate in Iowa at Winterset. He Is a graduate of Ottawa university, Kans., and of the Baptist Theological seminary, .Philadelphia, Pa. Both he and Mrs. Cochrane have been active in young people's work. TATTOOED DOG MISSING Cheyenne, Wyo., (U.R)--A Cheyenne dog owner is looking for his missing Irish terrier, which carries his owner's brand. The initials "C. E. P." are tattooed on the animal's stomach, his owner reported. member wrote a "get well" message to Past President, Mrs. Harriet Neis. Wahoo and 500 were played. Mrs. M. L. Lubben was pleasantly surprised with birthday cards and . a birthday cake made by Mrs. Lena Waite. Donations for a kitchen shower to be given to the Odd Fellows home at Mason City were brought. Mrs. Alice Annis of Waterloo and Mrs. Ed Rowley were guests of the club. The next meeting will be held at the I. O O. F. hall the fourth Wednesday afternoon in February. v Services were held at the Starr Home Sunday afternoon at 2-30 with the Rev. James Delahooke pastor of the First Methodist church in charge. Navy Lt. (j. g.) Robert L. Rubel and wife, were weekend guests of the former's uncle, Harold Hecht. Lt. Rubel has seen considerable action in the war and is here on a short visit before returning to Ottumwa for further flight training 'Supermen' Find Tough . Time at End : Chicago, (U.JS--They may hav had fun in their heydays, but dictators come to no good end, according to a summary released bjS the Encyclopedia Brifanniea of the t- last days and deaths of 3 famou«f totahtarians. ' Tsar Nicholas II was executed without trial, shot by a Russians commissar, and his entire family 1 was lined up before a firing squad I When the St. Petersburg govern-' ment failed to agree to a British I proposal to put the Tsar and his I ' family in asylums and while the! counter-revolutionary forces were [ moving to rescue the dictator and ' his family, local authorities at f Ekaterinburg, where the ruler was · confined, agreed to a quick exe-I cution. · Napoleon Bonaparte spent his t last days in a small farmhouse on ' the island of St. Helena deprived of all contact with the outside world. Not even his family could communicate with him. The kaiser, who was burned m ^ effigy nearly every day r during World war I, met a death not nearly so unpleasant. He spent his last years in exile in-Holland, and when he died in 1941 Hitler or- - dered a military funeral for the , old German emperor who had ' been the most hated man alive * during World war I. ! LONG TENURE For 40 years, Barney Bunkers has held the office of justice of peace' in Remsen. 'During that time he has handled approximately 2,000 cases, but none of them marriages. It is believed that Mr. Bunkers' record tops all records of length of service in Plymouth county. Mr. Bunkers was re-elected last fall and is now serving his 41st year in office Colon Troubles Often Serious FREE BOOK--Explains Causes and Related Ailments A new. FREE book contains many diagrams, charts and X-Ray pictures o£ rectal and colonic. conditions. Write today. Thornton Minor Clinic. Suite Ming of the Shies through Unemf Efes-- Many of Ihe "ou«..fa»t» portions of .he sreat tt e leading edges of Ihe wings... Ine.inlricale Boeing B.2D Superfortresses aTM produced in engine cowlings . . . and Ihe four great Wright Chrysler Corporation plants. Here you see these vital parts--coming at you from a Jap's eye Cyclone engines of 2,200 horsepower each. view ... the giant pressurized nose cabins . . . 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