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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, January 29, 1945
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I MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MONDAY, JANUARY 29, 1945 Would Defer Local Option Elections Until Year After VOTE WOULD BE UNFAIR TO GI'S Amendment Prepared to Bill Now in House Des- Moines, .(/P)--At l e a s t 1 major amendment was reported bein$ prepared for the local option beer bill which was to be heard In the Iowa house of representatives Monday. The amendment, according to reports, would seek to postpone all local option elections--in event the measure allowing local option to; be voted was passed--until 1 year after the war had ended. Those sponsoring-- the amendment asserted it would be unfair to the absent servicemen to call such elections any sooner. ' · In some Des Moines churches Sunday; congregations were urged by ministers to get in touch with their state representatives and urge passage of trie local option measure. Some house members said they had been subjected to pressure over the weekend from church people in their communities seeking passage of the bill. New Hampton Woman Dies; Funeral Monday New Hampton--Funeral services for Miss Anna Barnett, 70, were to be held Monday at 10 a. ·».' at St. Joseph's church here with the .Bev. John Frost, assistant pastor, officiating. Miss Barnett died in a hospital Here Friday following a heart/attack, 2 days earlier. » She .was born near McGregor Sept. 4, 1874, daughter of Patrick and Mary.Meade Barnett. For 40 years she was a cook at the Ferris hotel at Marquette, 13 years ago she -came here. Surviving are 2 brothers, William and James Barnett, both of McGregor; 3 sisters: Miss Mayme Barnett, McGregor; Mrs. Timothy O'Hara and Mrs. Thomas O'Hara, both of . Sioux Falls, S. Dak. Hanlontcwn--Miss Bobbie Mae Mostrom of Kansas City, Mo., is visiting at the home of her parents,- Mr. and-Mrs. Albert Mostrom. · . TSONTT let the little one suffer. - £* KcTe fi «y» «ch smarting, quickly and gently with soothing, carefully medicated Resinol. _ Several generations of mothers nave used this bland ointment to aid baby's comfort, let their lap. P7 experiences guide yen. RESINOL S. SGT. MARLEN C. MONSON Gl. PRISONER OF GERMANS, CITED Crystal Lake Airman Given Medal, Cluster Crystal Lake -- Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Monsori of Crystal : Lake received a letter from the war'de- partment informing them that by direction of the president the air medal and one oak leaf cluster have been awarded; their/son. S. Sgt. Marlen C. Monson, air corps. The award was made for exceptionally meritorious achievement, while participating in 5 separate bomber combat missions, and for the destruction of one enemyair- plane while serving as crewman on . a bombardment mission over enemy occupied conteinental Europe. "The courage, coolness and skill displayed by this, enlisted man upon these occasions reflect great credit upon himself and the armed forces of the " United States," the ..citation'stated. The awards cannot-be formally presented to Marlen at this time, hence the decorations will me presented to his parents.! Mr. and.Mrs. Monson last w,eek received a letter from their son, Warlen, who is'a prisoner of the Germans. This was the first letter since last spring. The last letter was written Oct. 4, 1944, and the one before, that on April 12, 1944. He said his health and spirits were good and asked about each member of the family. He had received 6 letters since being taken taken prisoner in March; 1944. . . . e. " ~ " PLAN BAND BENEFIT St. Ansgar-^-The Music Mothers club of the local school are sponsoring a benefit box social for.the band to be held at the schoolhouse Wednesday evening. A musical program has b e e n arranged by Don I. Barrows, music instructor of the local school; MISSING IOWAN REPORTED SAFE Bingsted--Lt Ted Weiby, a bomber pilot who was reported missing in December, 1943, is now known to be alive. His parents living near Armstrong, this week received a brief letter from him 'from a prison camp in Germany. Why he has not written before is not known. Once before he was reported safe. This was early last year, but that report was unfounded at that time. Now he is known to be safe. Funeral to Be Morlday forXensett Resident Kensett--Mrs. Gunhild Nelson, 77, of Kensett died Friday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Gibbie Olson here. Funeral services were to be held Monday at 2 o'clock at the Lutheran -church in Kensett, wtih the Rev; Thor Sigmond officiating. Burial will be at Silver Lake cemetery, with Bride's funeral home of Manly in charge. · There are 5 children, Mrs. Olson, Mrs. Olga Nelson, and Gus Bakken, all of Kensett; Mrs. Clara Seter, Mitchell,- and Melvin Batton, Hanlontown. . Northwood Air Gunner Made Staff Sergeant An 8th Air Force Bomber Station, England ^-Merle I. Russell, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Russell,. Northwood, Iowa, has been promoted from sergeant to staff sergeant. . ' Sgt. Russell is radio operator and gunner-on a B-17'Flying Fortress which is participating in 8th ah- force bombing attacks oh German industrial targets and military strong points in,the path of allied armies on the western front. The sergeant is .a member of the 34th bomber group, a unit of the 3rd air division, the. division cited by. the president 'for its how historic England - Africa shuttle bombing of .Messerschmitt plants at Regensburg, Germany. Before entering the AAF. in September, 1943, he was an auto mechanic. Fertile Telephone Co.« Elects 1945 Officers FertUe^-The Fertile Incorporated Telephone company elected the following officers: President, C. O. Shehno; secretary and treasurer; N. .E. pleld; board members are John'iHolakar,:, Sam .Hall, "Roy Westcott ,Gus Haugen and-P. J. Ouverson. " Mrs. Ainiee Nye was r rehired as operator and it was voted to hire a half time assistant at the board. Tver. Stensrud was also rehired as lineman. *. Birds do not fly in foggy weather .but get around by walking, We Reserve the Bight to Limit PHILLIPS MILK OF MAGNESIA 50e Bottle LYDIA E. PiNKHAM VEGETABLE _* COMPOUND, $1.35, Large Bottle. 71C Sodium Fluoride £r' ound ,. : 17c Lady Esther Fonr-Pnrpose Cream 150 Sheet R o l l s . . , . . TABLETS III IMEIUII inilllt TIRED A C H I N G FEET? Do n" ts uffer n eedlessly... there's a Dr. Sch'oll Arch Support or omer'Foot Aid for most every common.foot trouble. MECHANICAL PENCILS .00 Value. Complete With Package 4LAj» Extra Leads and Erasers..'. . . . . . . . . . OjfC PAPER Valentines TOWELS Cords, Folders, With Envelopes. VEGETABLE BRUSHES Stiff Bristle, Wire Wound, m ^ :mm Wood Handle 7C TOILET TISSUE 1,000 Sheet «) « « _ R o l l s . . . . . Z for 11C "Silver Dawn - clean White - , HOUSEHOLD BROOM SI.50. Good Quality Broom.... THESE PRICES AT OSCO DRUG MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY 19c SNOWFLAKE BLEACH Mokes Clothes White. ^^ i-One Gallon Jug ) . 2 / C LT. ROBERT J. EIEL PILOT AWARDED MEDAL CLUSTER Citation for Service for Bomb Raid in Italy Osage--The air medal with the first cluster has been awarded Lt. Robert J. Eiel, son of Dr. and Mrs. John Eiel, Osage. The presentation was for his skill as a pilot over Italy during a bombing raid in October, 1944. The citation states: .The medal was ;· awarded for 'meritorious achievement -while participating in aerial flight as pilot of a B-20 type aircraft. On Oct. 11, 1944, Lt. Eiel was a member of a formation which attacked a road bridge in Italy. With remarkable skill Lt. Eiel kept his plane in perfect: formation enabling his bombardier to release all of his bombs within the target area thereby aiding his flight to bomb with greater accuracy) Lt. Kiel's combat proficiency has reflected 'real credit upon himself and the U. S. Army Air Forces." Lt. Eiel has been 'more than 2 years in service. This is his 3rd ci- :ation. He first received the croix de guerre with palms 'during the : nvasion of France for meritorious service on a bombing raid, and then, with his group, received the presidential citation as a result of :he bombing raid. In s his last letter be states they lad "an unusually nice Christmas at the post, for they gave the French children of the village a party and gifts. His^ wife, the former Phoebe Gail of Los Angeles, Cal.; is'to arrive iri Osage, Feb. 8, to visit relatives." She is with her parents for the duration. L Riceville Gold Star Mother of World War I Dies of Heart Attack Kiceville--Mrs. Mary Gue, 84, died Thursday evening at the home of her son, Guy Gue. Death was due to a heart attack. Mrs. Gue is survived by 2 sons, Guy of Riceville and Howard of Seattle, Wash. Mrs. Gue was a gold star mother of World war 1. The Roy Gue unit of the American Legion and Auxiliary are named in honor o£ her son, Roy Gue, who gave his life for his country in World war After leaving the white house, President John Adams lived longer than any other ex-president, 25 years. P.oik lived the shortest time as an ex-president, 3 months. LIQUOR CARRIER GIVEN $100 FINE Take Kansan on Count . of Improper Labeling Hampton--Ross E. Welch, who gave his address as Wichita, Kans., was fined $100 and costs by Justice George D. Patterson on a charge of ..having improperly labeled liquor. . . · One and one-half cases of various kinds of liquor bearing Minnesota seals, were found in the car when Welch was arrfisted by a state highway patrolman.. Welch, who was accompanied by his wife, was enr'oute from Minneapolis to Des Moines. His car- bore a Kansas license number. Junior Red Cross Fills Gift Boxes Nora Springs--The members of the Junior Red Cross in the local school, under the chairmanship of Miss Alma Nubson, have" filled 10 gift boxes with educational and health gifts to go to children in Europe who have suffered from the war. \ Each box contains such items as pencils in a case, penholder, pen points, crayons, small pads of paper, erasers, 'compasses, protractors, felt penwipers, small pencil sharpeners, colored drawing pencils, slate pencils, modeling clay, blotters, toilet soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, washcloth, pocket combs, needles, thread, thimble, matched buttons on card, handkerchief, marbles, paint box, color book, or .small games or toys. Nashua Yank Missing ~ in Luxembourg Action Nashua--Pfc. Raymond C. Ross, son of Mrs. Warren Dean, has been reported missing in action in Luxembourg, according to a message received by his wife, living with her father at Woodward, who telephoned his mother Saturday. He had been in the army 5*4 years, being stationed at Ft. Riley, Kans., before entering the war. He left for overseas in July. His -wife and 2 children, Raymond Stanley, 2, and Linda Kathleen, 2 months, whom he has never : seen, are at Woodward. He was- born "at Mason City, April 28, 1921, where his father was employed at Decker's, and who died there in 1932. Soon after that Mrs. Dean and children came to Nashua, Raymond being 15 years old then. His wife last heard from him Dec. 15. Mrs. Dean has another son, Pfc. Verlon Dean, in the infantry in Luxembourg. Mr. Dean, stepfather of Raymond, received word the past year that his son, Pvt. Donald Dean, had been killed in action in Italy. Editor Will Addre* Brotherhood Meeting Clarion--W. Earl Hall, editor of the Mason City Globe-Gazette will be the guest speaker at the February meeting of the Brotherhood of the Congregational church Wednesday evening, Feb. 7. Mrs. P. M. Sims is chairman of the dinner committee. Cochabamba, Bolivia's second largest city, is an aviation center. HERE and THERE Kudd--Norman G. Manship, athletic instructor in the school till his call into the service, stationed at a Greenville, S. Car., air base, is spending a 2 weeks' furlough here and at Le Grand with his mother. ~ Klemme--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Barz celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary at their home here Jan. 24. Bancroft -- Richard Kallasch, with the navy at Patuxent River, Md., is spending a leave with his parents,'Mr. and Mrs., Joe Kallasch. Ionia--Mr. and Mrs. Steve Adams are parents of a daughter at the Ne\y Hampton hospital. Belmond--Mr. : and Mrs. Ray Klemme received word 'of the birth of a daughter to ,Lt and Mrs. Douglas Klemnne. Lt. Klemme is overseas and Mrs. Klemme is with her parents at Cedar Rapids. Bassett--Word has been received that Leighton Idler, son of Elsworth Idler, has arrived safely in Italy. Leighton was graduated from the infantry school at Ft. Benning. Ga. Iowa Falls--Mrs. F. N. Cole, second vice president of the Iowa League of Women Voters, will attend a state board meeting in Des Moines Tuesday. Bassett--Pvt. Ray Idler returned to Hot Springs, Ark., where he will be reassigned. He has served at Ft Richardson, Alaska. He spent his furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Idler and family. Chester -- Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Winslow of Elkton, Minn., and their son. Wayne F. Winslow of Camp Peterson, Farragut. Idaho, who is spending a.short leave at home, visited Chester friends. The Winslow's were former Chester residents. Allison--Mrs. S. B. Dailey went to Sioux City Friday morning to visit with her daughter, Lorraine, who is taking cadet nurse training at Mercy hospital. Lorraine underwent an operation for appendicitis Jan. 22. Meservey--H. Lischer, Sr., was called to Northficld, Minn., by the serious illness of his sister. Garner -- The James Brozik estate home was sold recently to Mr. and Mrs. John Kelly who will take possession .immediately. Mr. and Mrs. Kelly are retiring from, the farm. - - Rlceville--Mrs. Everett McCord of Iowa Falls visited her daughter, Mrs. Robert Minnis and family. Gamer--Hancock county REA board members and Supt. H. L. Bush relumed recently from a national meeting of R. E. A. officials at San Antonio, Texas. Rudd--Seabee and Mrs. Ivan Wallbaum came for a short visit in the parental George Wallbaum home. Ivan is on a rifle range in Rhode Island. They returned to Rhode Island Thursday. Rudd--Mrs. Bud Miller received word that'her husband has left Camp Ord, CaL, and is now on his way overseas. Mrs. Miller is in the country home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. William Stiles. Klemme--Mrs. John Day left for California where she will spend about 3 months with 1 her son, Dorance Day and family. Thompson--Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Tinderholt are the parents of a son born Jan. 23 at the Municipal hospital at Forest City. Belmond--Miss Sue Fritz underwent a major operation in Rochester Friday. Garner--Grade School Principal Charles Tompkins announces that war stamp sales at the Garner grade school have gone over the $2,000 mark this year. ROUTS ENEMY--S. Sgt. Floyd T. Zobel. son of Mrs. Ella Zobel of Fertile, with the parachute infantry, has been awarded the bronze star medal by direction of the president. The honor is for heroic achievement in connection with military operations against the enemy on Leyte Dec. 1,1944. During an advance along a trail, S. Sgt. Zobel, a squad leader, suddenly encountered the enemy. Quickly . maneuverine his squad into a flanking movement, he succeeded in routing enemy with ; heavy casualties, "His courage, cool judgment and initiative are in keeping with the high traditions of the military service," the citation stated. WOMEN ADVANCE IN JOURNALISM War Offers Chance to ' Take Important Jobs Iowa City--The war opened new doors permanently to women in journalism as they came forward in 1943 an d 1944 to meet the challenge created when men went off to the armed forces. This is pointed out in a report published by the University of Iowa school of journalism. "As women rose 'to meet the heed of journalism, what was happening outside o£ the school of journalism was reflected more violently in the school. At one time in 1944, the Daily lowan was being published by an all-girl staff of desk editors and advertising salesmen. r "The editors, of all--3/student publications now are women and the last 2 editors of the lowan have been the first women to hold that position in 20 years," according to the report. It probably will be several years before enrollment in the Iowa school returns to its usual 60 per cent men, although in · the past year the number of men has increased 150 per cent, largely as result of returns from military service. ·Sharpest increase, in enrollment in the history of the Iowa school has occurred in the past 12 months. A year ago, class registration was 278 and it now is 541, an increase of 95 per cent. About one out of every 9 students in the liberal arts college is registered, in journalism. In the past year, women graduates .of the school have gone not only to a variety of positions as newspaper reporters and desk editors, but to such employment as news researcher (Time), photographer (Life), radio news editor (press association in New York and United Press in Dallas, Tex.), wire n e w s editor (Associated Press in Dallas, Tex.) wire news editor (Associated Press), and public opinion researcher (Gallup enterprises). YANK HAS OPERATION Joice--Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Evans received word that their son, Sgt. Lynn Evans of 'the Persian Gulf command located . at Hamadam, Iran, had suffered an attack-of appendicitis. He*was taken 150 miles to.a hospital where his appendix was removed Dec. 27. His wife is at Boulder, Colo. $100 Monthly if Sick or Injured! Up to $6000 For Accidental Loss of Life. Limb or Sight! OMAHA, NEB.--In order to bring~kl around insurance protection withii tie budget oi added millions, old re liable Service life Insurance. Com. pany has just announced an ainTm| new combination Sickness-Accident and Hospitaliiation policy that costi only $1 a month, vet pays cash benefits that are big enough to be worthwhile. This new Service "Gold Seal" poHcj provides a monthly income up tc $100 a month for either ncknen or ·radent disability plus hospital benefits to over $650 for a single confinement. Policy also provides np to $6000 accumulated cash for accidental foes of life, limbs or sight. (JO, this is not the usual "limiteS" policy. This policy pays as specified, for ANY and ALL accidents, ALL the common sicknesses, even for minor injuries; and disability benefits are paid.from first day of disability. No ·raiting period. . -Policy issoed BY MAIL at big savings tomen or women, ages 15 to, 69. NO MEDICAL EXAMINATION vrequired. Interested persons may obtain this policy for 10 DATS' FREE EXAMINATION without cost or obligation by sending their name, age, address and name of beneficiary to the Service Life Insurance Company, Dept. 85 Omaha 2, NebnukaV^ ADV. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations NORA SPRINGS--Owing to' the illness of Mrs. Ann Seaman, who was scheduled to be the next hostess to the Neighborhood club, the club, will' meet, instead, at the home oi Mrs. H. F. Gildner Thursday for a pot luck dinner. GARNER^-The Men's Contract Bridge club will hold a regular session at the Garner Legion hall Tuesday evening. CHESCO--The Royal 'Neighbors of America installed officers at special ceremonies Thursday, evening. GARNER--Dr^ and Mrs. C V Hamilton will be hosts to the M T. Bridge club at their home Wednesday evening. PLYMOUTH--The W. S. C. S. of .the Methodist church .will meet Wednesday afternoon at the church parlors. · ' OIL GO-OP HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING Company Has Biggest Business in History Northwood--The annual meeting of _ the Worth County Cooperative Oil company was held this week. D. W. Carnes,- manager, announced that the company was entirely free of debt.' The year 1944 had the largest volume of business in the" history of the company, total, sales being $100,846. A patronage dividend and a dividend on the capital stock for 1944 was voted. John M. Slosson of Northwood is president of the company and Floyd E. Ensign is secretary-treasurer. All officers and .directors were re-elected for another year! The directors include John M. Slosson, Thomas A. Johnson, Floyd E. Ensign, Lief Oddeh, L. H. Tur- vold, Ed Follmuth, George Dahl, F. H. Siebrecht and Ernest Fenney. DIES AT DECORAH Decorah^-Mrs. Lillian Beckman, 43, daughter of the late Mr..and Mrs. Erick Gilbertson, died Friday^ Funeral services were to be conducted Monday and burial was to be in the Lutheran cemetery. She was married in 1918 to Frank Beckman of Ossian, who preceded her'in death. Surviving are her brother, Gust, of 'Deborahy Herman' and Arnold, Minneapolis. ! CHAPLAIN WITH RATION MISSIN The Rev. B. B. Matthe as Clarion Minister Clarion--Clarion friends hi received word that the Rev. Bn B. Matthews, who was'a chap] with ration's 3rd army, is miss in action. Mr. Matthews was pastor of t local Church of Christ for 5 yet prior to his enlistment in Ju 1943. Mrs. Matthews is at present i covering from a major operati at the home of her parents in M waukee, Wis. New Students Enroll at Upper Iowa; Budge of Past Year Balanced Fayette--Upper Iowa, 88 ye; old, and despite decreased enro ments like many other institutio has maintained its high staridar as a university and balanced budget, Doctor. V. T. Smith, pre dent, reported. Several new st* dents have enrolled for the 2:'. semester which opened last wee Several new courses have be added to the 2nd semester 's'dn ule. Rites Held Saturday for Wesley Woman, 8( Wesley -- Funeral services Mrs. Mary Goete, 80, who d Wednesday evening at her ho here following a stroke sufferec week before, were held Saturc morning at St. Joseph's Catho church with the Rev. t. N. Kl in charge of the requiem mass. Mrs. Goelz left 7 children all 1 ing in this community exc Frank Lindenmeyer, a son by former marriage. The" others elude Mrs. Helen Johnson, Geo Goetz, Leo and Joe (twins), Hei and Dorothy Goetz, all of Wesl Her husband died in 1930. She £ leaves 3 stepsons, Mike P. Gc' of Wesley, John and Fred Gc-' of Lostant, 111., a sister, Mrs. V Lane of Princeton, 111., arici brothers, Frank Bruer and .He. Bruer of Hermspin, HI. j DDES IN CHICAGO Ackley--Word has been receij here of the death in Chicagoi John McCullough, former Act resident.. He; was; struck; by .a , Nov. 29' sustaining-a broken' | ahd'leg injuries. ' ' Siiwess Stori the dress 0 with the keyhole neckline "Succejs Story" -- mous, feminine and] Vi fabulously in demand] --this dress is a read'] success story. J u s tj| dressy enough for all young date-filled ex-'.' istence, you'll be de-f lighted with the bow-i tied sleeves, the twirly, peplum, the so-right?' set of the Carlye shoulders. Rayon crepe in an interesting tex ture--finished with a nicety of detail. $1995 Exclus rve With

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