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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MONDAY,. JANUARY 29, 1945 Your Neighbors in the KHAKI AND BLUE What They Are Doing RATED SEAMAN 1/C--Boger F. Catalan, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Cahalan, 416 6th S. E., who is stationed somewhere in the south Pacific on a gunboat; has been given the rating of seaman 1/c. Before entering the service 'last May, he was employed at Swift Company. His wife and son Joey live at 321 Delaware N. E. HOME FROM SEA DUTY-Frank Kasik, torpedoman 1/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kasik, 819 6th S. W., is home on leave from the Pacific after 15 months on a destroyer hi the Pacific. 9e bad taken part in 6 Invasions. Kasik was employed at S i e e Mason company at the time of entering the service In September, 1942. --y-- BACK FROM SEA DUTY--Sophus Morck, electrician's mate 3/c, is in Mason City on an g day leave from' 10 months on board a destroyer escort in the Atlantic. He came from Boston, Mass., and will report back there for farther seas duty at the end of-his leave. Morck is visiting at the Odd Fellows home, where he made his home 13 years prior to entering the service in July, 1943. He was graduated from the Mason City high school in 1943. He has one brother serving in the army and one in the navy; also a sister hi the WAC's. (Lock photo). y IN SOUTH PACIFIC--Second Lt. Dean L. Huxtable recently left for duty in the south Pacific, according to word received here. He is in the signal corps attached to the air corps. Lt. Hax- table spent a 10 day leave with his parents and his wife and son last November prior to being sent to a port of embarkation on the west coast. His wife and 9 months old son are living with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Huxtable, formerly of Mason City, now of Armstrong. MoMT.1 1/C MELVLN WILSON --Home After 2Vi Yeirs MAUDE ELIZABETH WILSON --Sp I2/c at Washington, D. C. S/SGT. DELBERT LAUDNER --In German Prison Camp SON HOME -- HEAR FROM SONJN-LAW IN PRISON CAMP -- Melvin ,W. Wilson, MoMM 1/c, son of Mrs. Mae Petitt, 229.6th N. W., arrived home fox- a 30 day leave after an absence of 2.y* years. Petty Officer Wilson served aboard a minesweeper in the Mediterranean area and is entitled to wear 6 bronze stars for "participating'in 6 major engagements. At the end of his leave .he. will'report to Diesel classification center "at Philadelphia, Pa., for further assignment.- . " : The first direct word reeeive'd .from S/Sgt. Delbert D.'Laudner, who is interned in Stalag Luft No. 4, 'German prison camp, ca'me this week to his wife, the former Mary Lou Wilson. The-card was postmarked Sept. 14, 1944. It stated that he was all right and not to worry. Sgt. Laudner was shot down on a bombing-mission over Yugoslavia last July 2, and later was reported to be a prisoner of war of the. Germans. Sgt. Laudner's parents, Mr. and-Mrs. J. D. Laudner of Rockford,'also received a card. · . ' ' . . . · · . Maude Elizabeth Wilson, Sp (1 2/c), has returned to Washington, D. C., after spend- a ing a 15 day leave .at her home here. She enlisted in the WAVES last April and took her boot training at Hunter college, New York, receiving the rating of IBM specialist 3/e. --Y-- --V-- ' *' ' --V--- son of Mr. and Mrs. .William Kasik, 815 6th S- W., has finished his training at the Great Lakes and has gone to Norfolk, Va., where he is- waiting further assignment. He spsnt 6 months with the merchant marine before .joining the navy. Raymond Midness has been rated chief petty officer at his station on the Pacific where he has just recently gone. Midness was previously on duty in the Atlantic. He has been in the .service ZVz years and was home in November. His wife .and son live at 683 East State. Pvt. EUvin Hnntley, has re- SGT. C. M. KEiSDORF GM 3/C A. A. REISDORF BROTHERS OVERSEAS-- WIVES IN DEFENSE \VORK --Sgt. C. M. Reisdoii, who was employed by the Milwaukee railroad here before enteinrig the service'/ is now an engineer in the railroad service of the army in Belgium. He had been in France and stated that he preferred Belgium, where about 50 per cent of the people spoke English. He also thought the towns in Belgium cleaner. He had spent Christmas in Belgium. , : . JHis brother, A. A. Reisdori, gunner's mate 3/c, has been in the Pacific since December. At the time of entering the service last March he, was employed as a merchant in Duluths Minn. , ; ' - The wives of the 2 men are both leaving this week for Cedar Lake, Ind., where they will work in a defense plant. Their husbands are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Reisdorf , Clear Lake. - . ' . --V-- \ ' -- Y-Combat Infantryman's Badge to Soldier on Front Lines Is Back in Action Following Wounds Received in November Pfe. Oliver L- Gregerson, serving on the western front in Europe, has been 'awarded .the combat infantryman's badge for superior performance of duty on the front lines in Germany according to .word received here. Pfc. Gregerson is back in action following recovery from wounds received in Germany on Nov: 7, for which he holds the purple heart. Telling what had happened, Pfc. Gregerson wrote: "The sergeant and I went beyond our front lines to set a trip wire.. While doing this we were spotted by the Germans who zeroed their mortars in on us. I guess they thought they knocked us but and consequently ceased fire. So I came back arid tried again and succeeded. A piece of- shrapnel hit the palm of my hand but didn't cut it very deep so it wasn't too bad, although I was shell shocked that night and the next day too." Pfc. Gregerson is the son of Mr. and Mrs. O. Gregerson, 1210 4th S. W. He is serving with the 7th army. ' -- V-- PFC. OLIVER GREGERSON turned to Fort Riley, Kans., alter furlough , of 21 days spent with s mother, Mrs. Bertha Huritley, 21 Delaware N. E. .This was his rst furlough since he entered the rvice Sept 22, 1942. He has just iturned from overseas duty in ie Aleutians. While home he also sited his sister, Mrs. George lartip. at .Winona, Minn., and his rother Ed at Rockford, 111. Sgt. James E. Kenshaw, son of Iiv and Mrs. George S. Renshaw, oute. 3, .has been assigned to the 'training "command .radio chool at Sioux Field, S. Dak., for raining as a radio . operator-jne- lanic. The information came rom headquarters, at the field. · Charles C. Sinclair, seaman 2/c s home on a 6-day 'leave from ie Chicago navypier visiting at ie home of his mother, Mrs. Doothy Sinclair, 312 6th S. W. Pvt. Burdette E. Stewart, son of flr. and Mrs. C. F. , Stewart, ^1430 rtadison N. W., has reported .to Leesler field, Biloxi, Miss., to take he army air forces training com- nand examinations to determine ils qualifications as a pre-avia- lon cadet. The announcement was made by the public relations pf- ce at the field. Sgt. Joseph H. Chehoch, son of tfr. and Mrs. John E. Chehock, 'lymouth, is returning from 30 nonths of overseas service with he signal corps in the Asiatic- Pacific theater of operations, according to information received from headquarters of the 7th service command at Omaha, Nebr. Sgt. Chehock was scheduled to go o the Fort Snelling installation center before coming to Plymouth. Sgt. and Mrs. W. F. Ffaltzgraff are here oh a 20 day furlough from Clovis, N. Mex., where the ser-. ;eant is radio technician on the B-29. They will return to Clovis at the end of their visit. Sgt. Henry Dihlraann who went overseas in November landing [irst in England, is' now in France. His work is with combat engineers. Mrs. Dihlmann teaches at Hockwell. Sgt. Dihimann is the son of Mr and Mrs. Fred Dihlrnann, 228 2nd S. W. Leon H. Woodward, Jr., seaman 2/c, is here on leave from Farragut, Idaho, where he has just finished his "boot training. He is visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Woodward, Air Medal Awarded. to Sgt. Harold Mix, . Ball Turret Gunner An 8th Air Force Bomber Station, England -- Sergeant Harold C. Mix, 21 year old ball turret gunner on an 8th air force B-17 Flying Fortress, has been presented the air m e d a l f o r "meritorious achievement" during bombing attacks on nazi military and industrial targets and in support of allied ground forces. The award was presented by Col. Charles B. Dougher ot Wilkes-Barre, Pa., commanding officer of the 94th bombardment group. Sgt. Mix is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mix of Mason City, Iowa. His wife, Mrs. Maxine Mix, also lives in Mason City..He was butcher before enlisting in th army air forces. --A-Whereabouts Ffc. John L. Delancy, son of Mr and Mrs. J. L,.- Delaney, 524 6t S. E., has entered the field artil lery officer candidate school a Fort Sill, Okla., according to wor received from the public relation office at that post. Upon-comple tion of the 17 week course he wi be commissioned a 2nd lieutenan of field artillery in the "army, was stated. Pvt. Edward J. McLaughlin who entered the service in December, is now stationed at Cam Roberts, Cal. He is the son of M and Mrs. Hugh P. McLaughlin 807 Connecticut N. E. His wit lives atjNapa, Cal., where Pvt Me Laughlin was employed in a ban before catering the service. Pv McLaughlin is a graduate of th Holy Family high school and thk. Hamilton Schoool bt Commerce, Mason City. William Kasik, Jr., seaman 2/c, Posthumous Award to Lt. Cookman Fifteenth AAF in Italy--Second Lt. Robert G. Cookman, 204 Crescent drive, Mason City, Iowa, pilot of a 15th air force B-24 Liberator bomber, reported killed in action by the war.department, has been awarded the air rnedaL posthumously for "meritorious achievement in aerial flight while participating in sustained operational activities against the enemy." . . Lt. Cookman had. participated in major attacks against such strategic targets as the Vienna Oster- reichische Motor works, Austria, the Milan Breda works, Italy/ and other important targets in Austria, Germany, Italy and Hungary. He was killed when, he'was forced to bail, out of his plane on Oct 23, 1944. . Before entering the army on Feb. 1, 1943; Lt. Cookman attended Mason City junior college. He was commissioned at Frederick, Okla.,'on Feb. .8, 1944. . His wife,.' Mrs. Mari anne Cookman, -lives at .the Mason City, Iowa, address.. Pfc. Edwatd'O'DonneU Member of Group to Get Certificate Award Pfc. Edward F. O'Donnell, son of Mr. and. Mrs. Edward. O'Donnell, route 2, is a member-of the 773rd tank destroyer group which received a certificate of commendation from their commanding officer for meritorious and outstanding service. The-citation read in part: "For the superior combat, action of the entire headquarters company at Argentan, at Le Bourg St. Leonard, Hill 129, and Chambois, at Mantes Gassicourt, at Neufcha- teau, Chatenois, Poussay, Mier- court and Charmes, at Gerbervil- ler, Rehainviller, Moncel, Fram- bois, and Luneville, and in the Foret de Mondon and the Foret de Parroy. "From Aug. 13, 1944, to Oct 15, 1944,-while under my direct observation, your achievements and success have been outstanding. Due to your high esprit de corps, excellent training, superb leadership and unwavering fortitude, you have met and decisively beaten the enemy at every opportu- "Through your association with the 2nd French armored division, 90th infantry division and 79th infantry division you have won their deepest admiration and highest respect and in so doing have immeasurably contributed to the ultimate fulfillment of our supreme mission of meeting and beating the German "wherever'and whenever we find him. 1 ' ''· r Pfc. O'Donnell was in Luxem- S^CLEAR LAKE GLOBE-GAZEHEill 239 «r tS» AND KGLO OFFICE M7 West Main St. 1824 South Federal. He will report back to Farragut at the end of his leave. The right to wear the boots and wings of the U. S. army paratroops has been accorded to 2 Mason Cityans now stationed at the parachute Fort Benning, Ga., according to information received from the public relations office there. They are Pvt. Harry Sigman, 502 4th N. E., and Pvt. Charles ~ S, W. A. Terpeney, 209 5th bo'urg the last time he was heard from, 2 weeks ago. He has been in England, Scotland, France, and Germany. 300 Visit Cle^r Lake Skating Rink Sunday Clear Lake--Will Scherf, custodian of the Clear Lake ice skating rink, reports that about 300 persons were on the rink Sunday, many coming fronrout-of-town to enjoy the sport.'Fancy skating.was dqne by Mr. and Mrs. Martin and Miss Cleo Hurd, Mason City, and Miss Lois M. Hurt, local teacher. Mr. Scherf reports .that skating was good all last week. The rink will be scraped and sprayed again some day .this week to keep it in good condition. School days the rink is open from 4 to 6 and from 7 to 9 with Mr. Scherf supervising. Longer hours are arranged for weekends and holidays: The skating rink is sponsored by the Civic League with the recreation committee, headed by Mrs. Henry N. Graven, in charge. "March of Dimes" Contributions $136 C l e a r L a k e -- Contributions amounting to ?136 have been received so far in the March of Dimes drive at thqj Lake theater, C. E. Mosher, manager, reported Monday. The collections started last Thursday and are to be continued each performance through next Thursday evening. The money, half of which is retained for work against infantile paralysis in Cerro Gordo county, is contributed in honor of the birthday of President F. D. Roosevelt. So far as has been learned by Mr. Mosher, no other local ac- tivityfor obtaining money for the fund has been put into operation. Persons wishing to contribute may have the opportunity at the Lake theater each evening through Thursday. Mr. Mosher states that any individual or group wishing to make a contribution to the fund with- HOLD RITES FOR MRSJJAKER . Aged Woman Dies at Whittier, CaL, Jan. 22 Clear take--Funeral services for Mrs. Ben Daker, 81, who.died in Whittier,; CaL, last Monday, were held at the. First Congregational church Monday afternoon. The Rev. Verne A. Spindell, pastor, assisted by the Rev. C. W: Hicks,/pastor of the Church of Christ,' conducted the rites. Burial was in Clear Lake cemetery. Ward's funeral home was in charge. Pallbearers were Pearl Hickok, Charles Wolford, Shirley Stanfield, Walter Wood, Art -Enabnit and Bert Mathews. Mrs. C." A. Pease, accompanied at the'piano by Mrs. W. W. Choate, sarig "My Homeland" and "Safe in the Arms of Jesus." Flowers were arranged by Mmes. Raymond Nickerson and Russell Walls. · . . Relatives from-away present foe the rites were a half-brother, Harry Cook, and Mrs. Cook, Hopkinson; -a son, John Daker, and Mrs. Daker, Tintah, Minn., and Mrs. Harvey Hussey, and Darrell, Worthington, Minn.; 3 daughters, Mrs..M. A. Heath, Tahawus, N. Y., Mrs. Hugh.E.. Kilburn. Whittier, Cal., and Mrs.: Paul C. Jackson, Manson; the Rev. Mr. Jackson and Althea and John, Mahson', and Pfc. Ben .Jackson, N. 'Camp Hood, Texas, and his wife, Mrs. : Jackson, Manson. , Mrs. Daker was born Sarah Ann Cook, daughter, of Richard and Sarah McCaffrey Cook, May 30, 1863, -at Hopkinton. She grew to womanhood in that vicinity and was united in marriage to Benjamin Alfred Daker at Hopkinton Dec. 25, 1883. They .lived on the John Daker homestead 4% miles south of Clear Lake until 1916 when they moved to Clear "Lake and later to an acreage near Oakwood where Mr. Daker died in November, 1927. Mrs. Daker kept up the home until 1939 when she retired to a cottage nearby, where she lived summers and spent the winters with her children. Last-Dec. 5, she went to California to spend the winter with Mrs. Kilbum, shortly after became ill and did not recover. Nine children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Daker. Besides those already, mentioned she is survived by another daughter,-Mrs. C. L; Trego, Clear Lake. She has 15 grandchildren and' 5 great grandchildren. Besides her husband she was preceded in death by 4 Children, Richard, Vincent, Doris-.and Melvo, all of whom died in childhood. ; . : ' . · · ; · - .·;'"-' -,- -·.';'.- -: " ·'.- Mrs. Daker was a member, of long standing in. the First Congregational church, Clear Lake. A lover of the Bible, she spent much time as a teacher and Christian worker, attending services faithfully as long as her health permitted. Spindell Gives Farewell Sermon at Lake Church THE REV. V. A. SPINDELL Reviews Principles He Believes Reflect Will of God for Man Clear Lake--The Rev. Verne A. Spindell .chose "Reminiscing" for · the topic of his farewell sermon at the Congregational church Sun. day morning, closing a pastorate of more than 3 years in the local pulpit. In presenting.a summary of his sermons during the period' the Rev. Mr. Spindell said -that he had always spoken of the things" which he believes are the will of God. . These, briefly,' are: That 1 men should live In peace upon the earth which He has riven us, that men should harbor no discriminatory prejudices in their hearts acalnst thofc who differ from themselves in color, national origin or creed and that men should seek first His Kingdom of love and # peace and righteousness: T. _· ' i-» 11 - -i [ M r . Spindell stated that during ft/1 IOC tn I 1r\r»Lr ms-pastorate 59 had been added 1VJ.1OO J_U.llUL/iVj to the membership of the church, Tests to determine their qualifications as pre-aviation cadets are now being given 4 Mason Cityans undergoing the army air forces training command's processing at Keesler iield, Miss. The announcement came from headquarters at the field. The local men are Pvt James Dickerson, son of C. L. Dickerson, 315 South Federal; Pvt, Everett Bowers, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Bowers, 19 5th N. W.; Pvt William Dallas, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Dallas, Sr., 1105 Quincy N. W., and Pvt. John R. Shannon, son of William Shannon, 1004 Delaware N. E. Y In the ancient Roman theater actors wore symbolic colors: old men, white: young men. purple; parasites, grey; courtesans:, yellow. Myrna Jean Myhr Receives Certificate of Award in Music Clear Lake--Myrna Jean Myhr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. 'C. Myhr, received a certificate of award from the American College of Music, Kansas City, Mo., at a piano recital at the home of her instructor, Mrs. Austin Minette, 514 Clara street, Sunday afternoon. The award was presented by Mrs. Minette and signifies that Miss Myhr has completed certain requirements In piano. She will continue with Mrs. Minette, taking advanced work. She was presented a dictionary of musical terms by Baker by Mrs. Minette. Miss Myhr also sang 2 numbers for the. program.. Rosalyn Peterson, daughter of Mr. arid Mrs. Otto "B. -Peterson, played "Italian Barcarolle" by Denza. Her name was unintentionally omitted from the pro^ gram published Friday. The recital was attended by a large group of relatives and friends of. Mrs. Minette's piano students. Fred Linahon Wed Sunday Clear Lake-- Miss Harriet Bullock," daughter of Mrs. S. Bullock, 621 East Main street, became the bride of Fred Linahon, Clear Lake, in a simple ceremony at the First Congregational church, M a s o n City, Sunday afternoon. Dr. Hoy C. Helfenstein, pastor, performed the ceremony at 1 o'clock in the presence . of ' immediate members of the 2 families. Attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Maynard R. Hall, brother-in-law and sister of the bride. Following the ceremony a 3 course wedding dinner was served at the Hall home. The dinner table was centered with a large wedding cake decorated In pink and white. ···· ' After a short wedding trip Mr. arid Mrs. Linahon will be at home at 621 E. Main street. Mrs. Linahon will :continue to operate' the insurance business -in which she has been engaged for a, .number of years; After completing matters in connection with his farming interests, Mr. Linahon will operate a business in Clear Lake, Clear Lake Briefs * ' For sale: Kitchen ranee and furniture, Call evenings, .403 N.-Qafc. "? Miss. Mary Dale Sherman, Chicago, spent the weekend ul Clear Lake with her. grandfather, Ray. Sherman, and her aunt, Mrs. Lona Brose.. Miss Sherman is a freshman student at Carleton college, Northfield, Minn. New print, linen and Swiss handkerchiefs at Hansen's. Mrs. Seymour Hall has .re- . turned from spending a. few days with her sister, Mrs. C. S. Vorse, Des Moines. Buy yonr wash dresses now Clear Lake Calendar Monday--Learn to Sew class, high school, 7:30 p. m. Monday Niters, Mrs. Robert out attending the theater may do so by contacting him or leaving it at the theater before Thursday night Mrs. Jerald Jensen Is Honoree,at Courtesy Clear Lake--Mrs. Jack Runs entertained a group of women friends at her apartment, 219% W: Main street Thursday evening complimentary to Mrs. Jerald Jensen with 16 friends present The time was spent playing pinochle and other games and prizes were awarded. Mrs. Jensen was presented a number of gifts. Refreshments were served. Other groups have also met recently.. Mrs. R. W. Peterson, as- Heston, 325 East State, 8 p. m. Double Four Bridge club, Mrs. Leonard Cash, 510 Kimball, 8 p. m. ' I. O. O. F. lodge, I. O. O. F. hall, 8 p. m. Tuesday--United Service Women's unit, Legion hall. Zion circle, Zion Lutheran aid, church parlors, 2:30 o'clock. Woman's club chorus practice, library clubroom, 2 o'clock. Brownie troops, Lincoln and junior high schools, 4 o'clock. Rebekah degree staff, I.O.OT. hall, 7:30 o'clock. Eager. Beavers club, Miss Betty Foster, 403 N. Oak street, 7:30 o'clock. from.Hansen's fine selection. Mrs. E, W. Winnie received.a birthday card Friday from her son, Lt. Marvin Winnie, f r o m France which was mailed-Jan. 12. He stated that he had just returned to France after making a trip-to Belgium. Mrs. C. N. Humphrey, 317 South St., received a letter f r o m her daughter, Mrs. D. A. Tice, Omaha, Nebr., stating that her husband, D. A. Tice, who is working in a defense plant had turned in a suggestion to improve the work and had received a cash prize for it Mrs. Bob Cash plans to leave Tuesday for Camp Fannin, Tex., to spend 2 weeks with her husband, Pvt. Bob Cash, who is stationed there. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Petenen and Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Hayden left Sunday to spend several days in Chicago. Rebekah decree staff will practice at, I. O. O. F. hall Tuesday evening at 7:30 o'clock. Carl Johannessen, staff captain requests all members to be present. Mr. and Mrs. George Franklin and family, Nora Springs, spent the weekend with Mrs. Franklin's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Orren Porter, 301 Winnie street. Mr. Frankline recently returned from Fairbanks, Alaska, where he spent a year -"with a construction crew that a new heating plant/and complete redecoration of the inside of the church had been accomplished and that several hundred dollars had been contributed toward a memorial organ fund. At present the Congo club is having a new sign made to be placed in the parking in front of the church and the Century club is having the inside doors of the sanctuary re-upholstered in tufted artificial leather. Mr. and Mrs. Spindell and family -will move Tuesday to Clinton where the former has accepted the pastorate of the First Congregational church. Other church 'croups held sessions Sunday. The Conjo club met in the Congregational church par- Ion with Marilyn Kimball leading devotions. Barbara Lee reported on John, the Baptist, for the timeline study and Boh Eeplogle oh Woodrow Wilson. On behalf of the club Betty Born* presented Mr. - Spindell. sponsor; 'a line leather billfold in appreciation of his helpfulness. The. Rev. Ruben Mpstrom presented a study of the 2n$ and 3rd f articles of the creed at the Zion ·'- Lutheran church. A large attend- i' ance was noted and Tabitha circle · ' served; Next week Trinity circle H will serve. . . '! Luther.League met at the Zibn-' Lutheran church with James JorJ genrud in charge. Roger Jensen!' and Veryle_ Henriksen led theT topic, "Missions," and Mr. Jorgeri-t rud the discussion following. Next! weekr.the'group will meet r at;this| usual time and go to Ventura for a! toboggan party. \ · " ' ; · ' · I Youth Fellowship .met "at the} Methodist church for a social hour followed by supper served by a ,,, church circle directed by Mrs H *| E. Freeman. Marilyn OH led the S'l senior g_roup in a discussion of the Sw Philippine Islands and Mrs.'W. M S ! Hubbard the juniors on the Amer- (fL,. ican Indians. A cabinet meeting is !2r-l to be held Thursday evening. . VI Mrs. M. H. Duesenberg gave a 4* lesson on Acts 12 for the Christian !·'' Endeavor society at the Church of ' i Christ. Next week the society will '.;' meet at Mrs. Duesenberg's home · with Harvey Coe, Sr., leading the 'i lesson. Lunch will be served at 5' the close. ,' I TIRED OF LIFE You've heard the story of the fox jumping for the grapes, this one is a. little different. Clarence Houg of'West Union found a fox caught in the crotch of 2 tree limbs, apparently caught when it attempted to jump for a bird sitting in a bush. The fox had been unable to-free itself from its "trap" and froze to death. The first ironclad war -vessel was built by Admiral Yi Sun Sin of Korea in 1594, 270 years .before the Monitor and Merrimac of Civil war fame. building an airport. His return trip was made by plane. ' Zion circle of the Zion Lutheran aid will meet in the church parlors Tuesday at 2:30 o'clock with Mrs. Charles .Cuningham as hostess. Mrs. Ed Meiners entertained W. L. A. M. club Friday at an all-day meeting with potluck dinner. The time was spnt informally. Mrs. Amos Brekke will be hostess Feb. home in Minneapolis. Mrs. Larsen accompanied her. Carl Larsen, torpedo man 2/c, left Sunday for a new assignment on the east coast after spending a 10 day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Larsen, and family. He has served overseas. 7 months. Wallace Edgar, reservist, is leaving soon for the south for a 2nd examination for entrance into the air corps. His brother, Cleworth Edgar, is recovering from an attack of flu. Both are sons of Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Edgar, 804 S. 4th street Before the invasion of France, the underground was supplied with thousands of weapons capable of firing captured German ammunition. iliary Sewing circle Friday afternoon. The time was spent in sewing carpet rags. Mrs. Henry Volstad is hostess Feb. 23. ' Mrs. Edwin P. Callanan entertained the Eager Beaver club at dinner at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Heitland, Thursday evening. The time was spent working on hobbies. Miss Betty 27. Mrs. turned Arthur Friday H. Latimer re- evening f r o m sisted by Mrs. J. Aurdal, enter- Foster is hostess Thursday eve- tained the American Legion Aux- | ning. Berkeley and Los Angeles, CaL, where she spent a month with her daughter, Mrs. Robert S. Butler, and family. Clarence Bishop, M. A. M. tfe, and Mrs. Bishop arrived Saturday evening to spend the weekend at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Drew, and with other friends in Clear Lake, their former home. Mr. Bishop is now stationed at San Francisco, Cal. They have been visiting relatives at Leroy, Minn., and Earlville. Mr*. Fred Beadt announces that the Woman's 'club chorus will practice at the library clubroom Tuesday at 2 o'clock. Elsie Elisabeth Koran, who bus been spending a week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Larsen, returned Monday to her

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