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THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 193 \ ~ Ismay, chief of staff to the office of the British minister of defense and W. Averell Harriman, U. S. lend-lease co-ordinator in Ene- land. ;f. R. Confidence in : Troops Is Renewed · ALLIED HEADQUARTERS IN 'NORTH AFRICA, (#)--Lt. Gen. -Dwight D. Eisenhower announced .Thursday receipt ot a message Irom President Roosevelt declaring he was returning from North · Africa to the United States with renewed confidence that American soldiers "shallbe victorious." The message, addressed to American soldiers in north Africa by the commander in chief, said: "My brief visit to north Africa lias given me increased assurance and a deeper feeling of pride in the leaders and men of the American armed forces. * * * "The officers ana men who landed with the initial assault, those who are now carrying on at the front in Tunisia, and those who are irainin? themselves for future combat are deserving of "the highest com- ..mendation. i * * * "I could not but note your alertness, your smartness and the pride you take in yourself and your splendid equipment. I return ·to the United States with renewed confidence that the American soldiers, equipped with the best equipment the world can/produce, led by men who have proved themselves in battle, and all imbued with the will to win, shall . be victorious. . "Officers and men ot the armed forces in north Africa--I commend you. ··? "President Roosevelt, commander in chief." WELFARE GROUP PLANS MEETING Annual Dinner of Mason City Unit Thursday Eve / The Rev. A. W. Young, DCS Momes, secretary of : the Iowa Lutheran Welfare society, will be the speaker at the annual meeting of the Mason* C i t y branch Thursday evening at 6:30 o'clock at the Central Lutheran church .The meeting will open with a dinner served by women of St. James Lutheran church of Mason City to be followed by entertainment and a business meeting. In addition to Mr. young's address, moving pictures of the work «£ the Lutheran -Welfare society will be shown arid'music will be provided by a string trio from Ma. son-City high school: Dean S. L. _ Rugland, branch president' "will preside at the meeting. .*! C. R-.Lindquist, Des Moines executive secretary of the Iowa society, .will give a. report of the work in the Mason City branch as well as throughout the state during the last year. The Lutheran Welfare society devotes its activities to child welfare, particularly the placing of children in foster homes. In addition to Central, St. James, Trinity, Immanuel and Our Saviour's Lutheran churches co-operates in the work of the Mason City branch. Legislation Protecting Dogs Is Introduced by Congressman Bradley WASHINGTON, (U.PJ -- A dog's best friend is- his congressman-particularly master. if the same is his ;,. Legislation protecting District of Columbia dogs- was introduced Thursday in the house by Representative Fred Bradley. (R.. Midi.) master and congressman ot Curley, a springer spaniel. Curlcy was lost last week and picked · up 18 miles away from home. Bradley feels his pet was stolen and dropped by what h- / describes as "dog racketeers." The three bills he presents .Thursday Bradley believes, will help correct canine racketeering. · One will make illegal the harboring of any dog more than 48 .hours without permission of its owner, unless the holder reports to the dog pound. The penalty would be a $100 fine or 90 days in jail. The second makes the injurin" of a dog "by auto or otherwise" punishable also by S100 or 90 days unless the culprit assists the animal and reports the injury to the district police. ; A third calls for $300 or 90 days lor dog poisoners. The IS'eiv Orleans fat salvage campaign stresses used fats by teiimg housewives that waste fats from half a dozen fried shell crabs make enough glycerine, processed Beware Coughs Irm ttmm* cdrft That Hang On CreqmulsJon relieves promptly be- £"« it goes right to the seat of fee to help loosen and ' n · TM» soothe and heal raw, tender In. named bronchial mucous mem- sell you CREOMULSION , Cli«tCdH», lnmchiri» Dining Car Cook Chargec With Slaying ALBANY, Ore., (.4J--A first de gree murder charge which author ities said was based on cii'cum stantial evidence and a report* confession, h a s been brough against a dining car cook in th slaying of a navy bride aboard California bound passenger trai last Saturday. * * # District Attorney H a r I o w Welnrich filed the charge in justice court Wednesday, nam- Inr Robert Folkes, 2*. Los An- eeles. second cook aboard a unit of the Southern Pacific's West Coast Limited as defendant/He is held in Los Anreles. where. Weinrick was informed, be made a statement admitting the kill int. * * ' * The charge against FolUes con tituted the first important devel Dpment in the fantastic case sine. :hc morning five days ago, whei the body of Mrs. Martha Virgin! James. 21, of Norfolk, Va.. wa found in the aisle of a sleeping ca on the speeding train. The comely young woman, fou- months' bride of another Virgin- an. Ensign Richard F. James, hac een slashed across the throat a she. lay in lower berth 13 sjeeper D. · / . In Los Angeles Detective Capt Verne Rasmiisen 'said Folkes ad mitted the killing, saying he ha stabbed Mrs. James with a sharp boning knife at the instigation o another unidentified man. * * * Rasmussen said Folkes, in a signed statement told ,of a deal nude with a man on the train who asserted!; informed the cook be had to tti Mrs. James "out of the way" and offered him $1,000 to "do tbe job/' * * * Folkes said the man first as ierted he was Mrs. James*' lius and, Rasmussen reported, bu ater the Negro cook referred tc urn only as "the other mail." En sign James was not on (he train with his wife. The detective quoted Folkes a slating he didn't get any money from the man, but that'he entered Mrs. James' berth, straddled the upper portion of her body anc stabbed her with the knife. Folkes is to be brought to Albany, seat of the county in which the killing occurred. Testimony tending to associate Folkes with the crime was given by Harold Wilson, a marine corps private who occupied the berth above Mrs. James. . Wilson is being detained as . natcnal witness because, the dis- :rict attorney said, "He simply has .00 much vital testimony for us o release him." John Punches, !0, a dining car waiter who.al«o lad been held as a material witness, night. was released Wednesday LOSSES HALF OF THOSE OF JAPS MacArthur Reports on Papuan Campaign By DON CASWELL G E N E R A L MacARTHUR'S HEADQUARTERS. Australia, (U.H) --Gen, Douglas MacArthur announced Thursday allied losses in .he victorious Papuan New Guinea :ampaign amounted to less than half those o£ the Japanese forces "It will be recalled that Japanese Papuan forces were estimated at around 15,000, with some probably escaping or being evacuated," an army spokesman said. An accurate count of Japanese losses probably can never be made." . / It is known that sickness accounted for a considerable number of allied casualties. Allied planes raided the Japanese in many sectors on Wednesday, including a smash at supply depots in the Lac area, on the Huon gulf, for the 15tli successive day. Thc other raids were: Single iterators, in separate attacks, bombed airdromes at Gasmafa. on New Britain, and at Finschhafcn, n the Salamaua area: A-20 havoc ight bombers strafed Mubo vjl- age area, 12 miles south of Salamaua: beaufighters swept coast between Cape Wart Hunt and Salamaua: Hudson patrol bombers raided Kai island, 400 miles north of Port Darwin, while other ludsons attacked shipping at Jobo. on Arloe island, 175 miles to the cast. Three Japanese bombers raided Port Moresby airdromes from Hfih altitudes early Wednesday with minor damage, and one Japanese plane was crippled by an allied interceptor. A small allied marchantman was recently bombed and sunk V the Japanese off Wessel island n the Gulf of Carpentaria. All survivors were located and casualties were light, (lie communi-, MASON CITY GLOBErGAZETTE Russians Step Up Offensive at Pace Threatening Nazis With Defeat at Many Points . By LOUIS F. KEEMLE United Press War Analyst In the wake of the "unconditional surrender" conference of President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill the Russians are stepping up their smashing offensive at a pace wftjch threatens the Germans with military disaster at several points on the long eastern front. j~«iw · Ther ^ s f- ians are writiD K the final, grim chapter to the historic siege of Stalingrad. It is ending in a staggering defeat for German arms. Of an estimated 220,000 axis* troops which started the assault, AIR YA LISTENIN? Another Drama of "The Commandos" British night-raiders and Russian guerillas spring an un- pleasant-sui-prise on a nazi garrison in occupied Poland, during Thursday night's "The Commandos," on KGLO at 8 «* '* # V V * # O V I o o k Thrt rlrtlmnH* *·-.,* r _ fewer than 5,000 remain in the field. The remnants are disorganized, cut off from supplies, and in some c a s e s without m m u 'n it i o n . T h o s e w h o continue t o f i g h t a r e s p u r r e d into hopeless resistance by Germ a n officers who are blindly f o l i o w - ing Hitler's order to die rather than surrender. KEEMLE The axis losses in men and equipment at Stalingrad are only part of the picture. According to the soviet army organ Red Star, 102 axis divisions have been routed or knocked out ot action since the Russian offensive started a little more than two months ago. The axis was estimated by Josef Stalin to have had 1 240 divisions when the offensive started. # * * The Russians now present a serious threat to the main German base »t Kharkov, in the Ukraine; to Rostov, at the entrance to the Caucasus, and to the German army in the Caucasus. * * * The red army is closing in on Rostov from north, east and south, if Hostov is taken, there is a prospect that the German army in the Caucasus, originally estimated at about 185,000 men may be cut off to suffer the same fate as the army at Stalingrad. In the area to the north of Rostov, the Russians are close to Voroshilovgrad .and are driving directly toward Kharkov. North of Kharkov, they have cleaned out Voronezh and are headed for Kursk. Success of these two drives might lead to encirclement ot Kharkov should the frontal drive fail. The deliberations at Casablanca had a direct bearing on these Russian successes. The allied leaders decided on all possible aid to Russia, both military and material. The announcement disclosed a determination to hit the axis at various points to relieve the pressure on Russia and it is to be assumed that these attacks will not be long in coming * * * As to material aid. it it reported from,London that a bit improvement has been made in the northern supply route to Russia. Convoys are better protected and losses have been reduced sharply. The Russians themselves are aiding In this and reported a few days ato that their dive bombers and torpedo planes had sunk 10 snips In an enemy naval force # * * The report that Ihe Russians have entered the Finnish Arctic port of Petsamo has not been confirmed, but it does not sound impossible. The Russians may not be planning an invasion of northern Norway as previously reported, but it is quite possible that they want the port to strengthen further the defense of the supply lines. Errol Flynn Denies AH of Charges Made by Two Girls Declares He Scarcely Met Peggy Hansen at Fred McEvoy's Party HOLLYWOOD, Cal.. (U.PJ--Errol lynn declared to a jury Thursday that he'd barely met 17 year Id Betty Hansen, much less sub- ected her to statutory rane ·'* ·* *./,· Flynn. 'who also had denied a " charges of Peggy Saltertee. 16, his other accuser, took up in detail Ihe case of Miss Hansen. blond waitress who crashed a party at the home of Fred McEvoy in Ihe fashionable Bel Air movie colony. * * * Flynn appeared tense. He wore dark brown suit, with shadows under his eyes to match. "Every statement made about me by this witness was false" he sajd of Miss Hanson's charges Then he described the tennis party given by McEvoy and told how the guests gathered in the house for drinks before dinner. He said it was an informal party and that he'd noticed Miss Hansen, but had not been introduced to her. "The first time I ever paid any attention to her," he continued under questioning of his attorney Jerry Gieslcr, "was when she came over and sat on the arm of my chair. I paid, no particular attention to that because all the other chairs were occupied. * *' # . "But she began to slide down into the seat. Soon It became a Iiule uncomfortable, she Sept on sliding. And it became quite uncomfortable." * * * Flynn said Miss Hanscn's sliding occupied about 10 minutes "Didn't you talk to her?" asked Criesler. "I believe," said Flynn, "that I aid get the impression she was Nebraska, she also told me like to visit the studio some time and she asked me what I was drinking. I told her a martini. 'She asked me what a martini was. I laughed and she asked if que said. [ack Holt Begins Life as Army Captain CHEYENNE. Wyo.. (U.K -- Jack Holt, 5,T year old veteran of movie adventure thrillers, Thursday began the life of a captain in the quartermaster corps. Holt reported for duly at the Fort Warren quartermaster corps training center. He was assigned to the officer replacement pool for train- ng prior to. a permanent assignment. Buy Mar Savings Bonds and sumps from your Globe-Gazette earner boy. she couid try it. She took my . drink and drank part of it. "Then we went into dinner. "Miss Hansen looked a little rocky. It looked as though sli e were about to get sick. "This was right after the soup. So Mr. McEvoy asked me if I would take her into the music room so she could lie down on the divan. "I did so. I was back at the table m 30 seconds." After dinner Flynn said lie and the host adjourned to the sun room where they spent about halt an hour, drinking and chatting. * * * "I believe I heard some music from the other room. Anyhow I did go out the back door to get my tennis racquet which I'd left by the pool and then I went home. * * ¥ "Didn't you say goodbye to everybody. including Miss Hanson?" asked Gieslcr. -Yes. I said goodbye to them all. but I paid rto attention to her.'' "Did you kiss her?" Gieslcr asked. Flynn said he didn't. Gieslcr continued: "Did she kiss you then?" ' "I don't know." Flynn said. ''She sort of seemed to hang on to me and if she,hissed me it must have been where I wouldn't notice it." Flynn denied going upstairs or telling Miss'Hansen that he intended to take her up. His attorney: then asked' him a series of short questions.' These questions Flynn answered with a staccato: "No-no-no-no." "But you did'sit here in this court and hear Miss Hansen's statements?" Flynn said he had listened carefully. "Were they true or false'"' "They were false," Flynn replied. Giesler then stood with feet wide apart in the center of the courtroom and demanded in a loud voice whether Flynn had had intimacies with either Betty or Peggy. Flynn shouted: "No, I did not" to each question. The portly Giesler turned slow- Jy to the prosecution lawyers and with elaborate politeness said"You may have the witness.' 1 Associate Prosecutor John Hop- Kins began the cross examination with questions about Flynn's birth m Tasmania, his naturalization as an American citizen, and his friendship with / the stuntman. ^i3.0O K I L O C Y C L E S Thursday P. M. 4:M Millb.t 4;S4I Art lou « Genlui* CBS 4:43 Be* Bernle. Wrlflcy Gun), CBS 0:1X1 Tr»k»diiin. CBS 9:15 John SeDaitUn u Uls Haimno CBS 5:» B*btr Tucker'i Voi«, CBS 5:15 Tbe WerU Today. CBS ti:M Kews ml ike S'atlin. P. G. E. 6:1S Harry Jamrs. Cbttltrtitlds. CBS fi:3* KGLO Ftruai K:lt Hnn Akud 6:1.1 Sr.rti Camera ::«« Meet CorlJis Arcber. CBS 1:::w Lin Service 7:13 News at Ibp 11'orld. Vance .llu Can ran r :M Cfmrntattit. CBS 11:3* Wartime LlvejUck Production »:15 Klni'a Men »:m tint Un«. Wrlfler Gum. CBS »:J* Inilituu af *a«Ia fujlDeen, CBS »:« Treatur? SUr Fa»«i 1:M ErrDlni- Newj *aai4o, Tint N*. Uanal Bank 10:2* T« Be Annaujiced. CBS lt:3» Carmen Cavallara'. Orcheitra, CBS 11:** FMU New, CBH »=« Del C.artW, Orcht.tr.. C BS ll:3*]Seil BanJabB's Orchestra, CBS 1Z-M Fresa New,, CBS l!:0: 8 If a Off c feature is Columbia net- Friday G:«» Dawn rural, Utludln, Mirktl. t:U Moroint News Beii«d». Glake-Ga- iftle 7:W Carcilr Pr. duels rrciram ',:I3 Bible Broadcasts, Kadlo Chanel 1:Sf Keep Time with Dam»n'* 8:1-, T.dar in oafe »:*j -X.rnlni- Bible Henr, he Rev. JJr. Prince 9:» Clear Like an the Air 9:l Marnlac; Caacerl S.-34 Cbeerfol IJttle Eat/gl, Tidy Home Products :U "«*«'«''a Children, Wonder Bread, CBS W:0« Nem Dijcjl, Jacob E. Decker and Sons 10:13 IValtx Time 1»:2» Meet the Band 10:13 Home Town .Vewn, ]o« a s h o e Brokerage ll:0» Kate Smtlb Speak., General Foodi. CBS 11:1.1 Ujilerr Melody Game U ! S F " m Fnnl - 'aeludinc I»rkel«- 12:13 Bits »nl Bid li:3« Front Paic NCWJ. Mon.ln reed 12: U Mld-dajr Review J:0» Vouni Dr. Matone, General Foods, ' CBS 1:1? Accent on Music ;1:M H'e Lore and Lrlrn. General Foods. CBS ;!:« Caeiar petrillo's Orcliestra, C B S . :::M American Spirit -:l! Slnj Alona-, CBS i:M School of the Air, CBS 3:W Press News. CBS J:IS Green Vatler. V. S. A., CBS 3-.M exploring Music, CBS 3:» Mountain Music, CBS ·I:M Mallbaa: ":3» Are Von * Genius?. CBS Gnm. CBS xiliary Corps r. C. 1; E. , Fhitco CBS . 4:1J Ben Bernie. Wrifley *»:W Women's Army Aux S:l.; World Today. CBS C:t* New* of the Natio fi:IJ Our Secret Weapo G:SO KGLO Forum K:U Uour» Ah cm 0:K Sports Camera · :(W K«| Smith Show, General Foods. 7:3* Advemlues of Ike. ·Thin Man. Genera! Foods, CBS \ : V - . ' · ' · ··JS Onan Interlude "r j ' , "'·'* Pl"Tho«sc. Philip Morris. CBS X:» Mews ·« tbe World. Vance *:4S Soldiers of the Press »:«« Comedy Caravan. Camels. CBS 9:13 Joe and Ethel Turp, CBS 1«:(W Evening News Roundup I»:-JU Guy LombardoS Orchestra. CUS I«:3B Abe LyniJn'j Orchestra, CCS I h U U F t t s j Xen-s. CBS ' I1:1K Sammy KayeV Orchestra, ens ll:::i) Charlie Wtithfs Orchestra. CBS r-:00 Press Xewa TM Buster Wiles. i The dapper star, had earlier told the jury and a breathless roomful of Flynn fans it was not true that he was guilty of misconduct with Miss Satterlce aboard his yacht off Catalina island one night in August, 1941, nor, was he intimate with her the next day cnroute back to the mainland. On the Saturday night when Miss. Siitterlce alleges lie entered her stateroom and made love to her, Flynn declares, he went to bed in his own quarters soon after the party of four had returned from shore. He denied he went to her cabin. Defense Attorney Jerry Giesler asked: "Did she say, 'I am J. B.--Jail Bait and did you say you would be willing to take your chances on that?" "I said no such thing then or any other time." * ¥ * On (he return trio next day-I when. Miss Satferlee testified, Flynn invited her below deck to see the moon through a porthole, Flynn said he was away · from the wheel only once or twice. These absences, he said, were for only about five minutes each. ¥ * * Miss Satlcrlee had been invited on the cruise, Flynn said, to be photographed with him in fishing pictures for a national magazine. 2 Negro Women Sue Restaurant for $2,500 , CEDAR RAPIDS, f/Pi -- Emma Turner and Catherine Negroes, filed suit in Collins, district court Thursday for damages of S2,aOO each against Eleanor Wagner and W. A. Drake, operators of the "Me Too' 1 restaurant. The petition said the plaintiffs were refused service in the restaurant. Violation ot the civil rights statutes of the state was alleged. POULTRY SHOWER HELD GALLATIN. Mo.. (,-Pj--A poultry shower honored the Rev and Mrs. Lelan Atkins. Each couple brought a Jive pullet. W H 1010 Kilocycles REU NCTWOKK TIIUBSDAY EVENING GlOO Sundown Serenade 6:13 Nc\vs of the World G:3U News 0:43 Answer Mati 7:UO Coftec Time 7:20 Alclrich Family 3:00 Music Han «:3il Arkansas Traveler S:UO Abbott and Cos'.cllo 3:30 Jlaic-h of Time 10:00 Victory Tune Time 10:15 News J0:30 News Reporter 10:45 Memorable Music 11:00 News: Music 11:15 Three- Suns 11:30 Kews 11:43 Music; War News 12;0tt Swing Shilt Matinee 12:30 SiRn Ofl FKIDAY EvrNINC 5:3J Sam Morris 5:45 Pop Stover's Cane S:ao Heaven and l!ome B:t."i Melcdv Mustangs !!:-" farm Nou's fi:l.» Jerry and Zcldn ·:«[ Ncws 1:15 Time to Shine 7:30 Ncu's 7:« Uncle Stan S:0» Edith Dunham Webber 8:l: Austin at the Orcan 8:3J Cliff and Helen 8:43 Aunt Jenny »:0» Jerry and Zclda 9:U O'Neills 9.-30 Help Mate 9:45 Lone Journcy 10.00 Koad of Life 10:15 Vic and Sade 10:30 Snow Village !0:45 David Hnnmi 11:00 Judy and Jane 11:13 Borderland Buckaroo* JAMES R.LONIE RITES SATURDAY Former Farmer and Storekeeper Dies -o°S AGE ~'' ames Robert Lonie, 16, Brownviile, retired farmer and former storekeeper at Little Cedar, died Tuesday night at the university hospital in Iowa City Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Shcllady funeral home in Osage with Miss Marjoric York pastor of the Little Cedar Methodist church, officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell cemetery. Mr. Lonie was born in Wisconsin in 1866 and came to Iowa at the age ot 3. Death came suddenly o£ a heart attack after he seemingly was recovered from an eye operation. Surviving are the widow. Mac Aldnch Lonie, and three daughters. Miss Miriam Lonie, at home- Mrs. Roy Fairbrother. Orchard, and Mrs. Henry McRorie, Sandstone, Minn. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. :. The taken from the work. "Chips" Davis, leader of the commando band, has led his men on many raids into Germsfn-held territory, but this will mark their first contact with the Russians. Their meeting is accidental, the Russ guerrillas capturing Chips and his men when they land by bomber in Polish territory. The situation makes for active organization of the united nations' principle. 5 * * * She's In Again . Confusion worse confused, the ideal to which, the the' principal character of KGLO-CBS' "Meet Corliss Archer" apparently directs all her efforts, is all but achieved in her latest escapade, Thursday evening at 7. Corliss is played by Priscilla Lyon, her father by Bob Bailey, mother by Helen Mack, and her most ardent admirer, 16-year-old Dexter Franklin, by Irvin Lee. By the way, there's another of the Corliss Archer stories, by F. Hugh Herbert, in the February "Good Housekeeping." if. *· if. To Be Honored CBS's chief television engineer, Dr. Peter C. Goldmark, receives a fellowship from the Institute of Radio Engineers Thursday night. A special broadcast on KGLO- CBS from 9:30 to 9:45 p. m. will make public some proceedings of the I, R. E.'s conference. No single gathering is being held because of gasoline rationing. Instead, the radio engineers are meeting in their own bailiwicks and are carrying on a convention by, of all things, radio. Doctor Goldmark, who is only 36 years old, invented color television. ,He has been with CBS since 1936. Songs of America Songs loved by Americans, ranging f r o m Stephen Foster's "Oh, Susannah" to Irving Berlin's "Alexander's Ragtime B a n d," make up the "Treasury Star Pa- rade'' program on KGLO Thursday night at 9:45. Lanny Ross will sing the ditties, and David Broekman's orchestra will supply the background. Other melodies fo be heard"Down by the Old Mill Stream," "The Banks of the Wabash, By the Light of the Silvery Moon," "Abide With Me," and "Rose Anne of Charing Cross." The last is a new war song. * * * Miniver Author Jane Struther, author of "Mrs. Miniver," will be'the guest o£ the "The School of the Air," on KGLO-CBS Friday afternoon at 2:30. The special occasion will be a salute to Britain. Mrs. Struther is to explain how the British feel about democracy, Britain's attitude toward the postwar world and the movements toward better understanding between America and England., * * * Plans Big Dance Martin Block, announcer for the KGLO-CBS Saturday night songfest, "Your Hit Parade," has b e e n appointed entertainment committee chairman for the president's birthday ball celebration in New York. He has selected ttie talent for the gala event Saturday night at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel. Sammy Kayc's orchestra, which debuted Wednesday eve in its new KGLO-CBS sponsored spot, will broadcast from the New York ball. This program will be heard on CBS and all other major networks. --R. w. L. Agriculture Head to Talk on Forum A. J. I.ovcland. loiva agricultural war bond chairman, will be sucst speaker Thursday evening on the KGLO Forum at 6:30. The official's topic i s "Food Goals Tor '43." LOCAL FARMER HANGS HIMSELF Body of Roger Luther Found in Barn by Wife The body of Koger Clark Luther. 53. rarmhjmcl residing two miles cast of Mason City on Twelfth street northcost. was found hanging from a rafter in the haymow of the barn at 5:30 o'clock Thursday morning. Acting Coroner Verne A. Met- tlcr pronounced the death suicide. He was taken to the scene by Sheriff Tim Phalen. air. Luther's wife discovered the body after a search about the premises. He had got up in the night and dressed and left the house and his wife became alarmed when he did not return Surviving Mr. Luther are his wife and one small son and a son in the service. Mr. Luther had been employed by the Milton Lewis dairy farm for the past seven years. The body was taken lo the Major funeral home. PREDICTS SHOE RATIONING DES M01NES. I,?!--T. Henry Foster, president of John Morvel'l company, predicted that tho.-e would be rationing of the country's shoes by the end of 1943. Foster, addressing the Iowa Vetcrinnry Medical association, also emphasized (hat the loss of food animals was not n loss of food alone, but oC many by-products also. ELECT OFFICERS LYLE, Minn.--The Worth While club met Wednesday at the Francis Nelson home. Election of officers was held at the business session, following a pot luck dinner. Mrs. Martin Willingar was elected president, Mrs. Frank .Berg vice president, Mrs. Warren Stephens, secretary and Mrs. Simon Myhre, treasurer. There are a number of interesting caverns in Nevada, the most noted being Gypsum Cave which is 20 miles northeast of Las Vegas. SAVE IN STEVENSONS EXCEPTIONAL SAVINGS ON FURS · MINK CONEYS · SABLE CONEYS · CAlUCUL PAWS · SEALINES- · NORTHLAND SEALS 0 · MENDOZA BEAVERS' ("Dyed Coney) $ 88 - Beautiful quality -furs, drastically reduced to clear! Many styles to choose frorri, . all exceptional values. COATS Values to 69.50 Sport and dress coals, all sizes. DRESSES Values to 19.95 Wools, crepes, velveteens, all colors. i I BUY U. S. WAR BONDS f (i

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