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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 15, 1944
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14 Wednesday, March 15, 1944 MASON CITY GIX)BE-GAZETTE Rebekahs Get Cup Won in 1943 Contest Clear Lake--The contest cup, given to any Rebekah lodge in the district which had a member reciting the secret work perfectly was delivered to Tina Hebekah lodge at I. O. O. F. hall Tuesday evening by 15 members of Queen Rebekah lodge, Mason City, which had held it 4 months. At the 1943 convention, 3 lodges qualified so each had the cup 4 months. The other was Cedar Valley Rebekah lodge, Charles City, which had it first. At the end of 4 months Clear Lake is to deliver the cup to the I. O. O. F. home at Mason City where it will be placed in a case permanently, the U *·· D» Beceiv attar* S:3« p. m. C»U 539 or !S» CLEAR LAKE GLOBE-GAZETTE » p. m- In B*«l* New* Pbuw 239 or 259 AND KGLO OFFICE 2*7 West Main St contests, carried on since having been abandoned. 1935, Miss Alice Eklund, past president of Theta Rho Girls' club, carried the Hag as the delegation entered the hall, forming a V between the altar and the noble grand's station. Mrs. A. L. Heady was pianist and the group sang "God Bless America." Mrs. Maynard D. Fessenden, noble grand, introduced the successful contestant, Mrs. N. T. DeWitt, who gave the history of the cup and contests instituted by Clear Lake. The cup was delivered to Mrs. George Prestholt, noble grand, who thanked Mason City delegates. Brief talks were given by Mrs. Fessenden, Mrs. Doris Diercks, conductor of the Rebekah assembly of Iowa, and others. A social hour followed. Hefreshments were served by Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Ward and committee. Other groups also .met Tuesday. Mt. Vernon Township Farm Bureau met in the evening at the Harold Alleman home. Miss Lucille Buchanan spoke on group insurance for the members and an open discussion on live stock and other farm problems was held. The next meeting is April U at the Hans Tokle home. Mrs. Oscar Peterson entertained the Hi-Lo Bridge club with Mmes. Peter Anderson and Frank Siesseger substituting. Mrs. James H. Bailey won high score and Mrs: Merle Scanland low. Mrs. Arthur Johnson is hostess March 28. Mmes. Dora Hansen and M. N. Nelson were substitutes for Mrs. Will Scherf and Mrs. W. J. McGowan at a session of the U. Y. . B. Card club at the home of Mrs. A. C. Ligget. Mrs. A. C. Sater will entertain March' 28. WOMAN'S CLUB HEARS REVIEWS Miss Stella Barker Speaks on Salvage Clear Lake-- Mrs. H. J. Steinberg, Mason City, reviewed "Men in Motion" by Henry J. Taylor lor the program of the Clear Lake Woman's club at the library clubrooms Tuesday afternoon. The book opens with a scene in the garden of Sir Arthur Tedder, Cairo, Egypt, a few minutes after the airport at which Mr. Taylor, the author, had arrived, was bombed by German stukas. Mrs. Steinberg quoted from the book "The original mistake was made when engineers supplied the world with mechanical inventions but forgot to supply it with new men." Taylor pointed out that he expects great migration from Europe after the war and believes the way to peace is through colonization of Africa which he says has been exploited but never developed. "Germany will not fight to the bitter end," he states, "but will seek another armistice and wait lor her 'destiny.' " Again he said, "The upon peace of a strong Europe depends France and the united efforts of England, France and the United States. America is incomparably better off than the rest at the world for here democracy is working." Mrs. Steinberg also reviewed "A Bell for Adano," the story o American soldiers building an governing a small town in Italy The people needed food, water and restoration of industry bu the loss of an ancient bell taken by Mussolini to make cannon transcended all other woes. Miss Tommy Bendt, accompa nied sang by Miss Jean McFadden "Kashmiri Song" by Amy FARMERS PLAN ANNUAL SESSION Co-Operative Group to Meet at Church Clear Lake--The annual meet- ng of the Farmers Co-operative company will be .held next Tuesday at the Methodist church with members and their families at- .ending. Dinner will be served at noon. Election of officers will be the first order of business in the business session. Reports will be heard and any necessary business appearing will be taken up. Moving pictures furnished by the Consumers' Cooperative of Kansas City will form the entertainment feature. Gross sales in the 2 departments of the co-operative in 1943 amounted to §309,526.69 and the net savings were $15,486.28. Since reorganizing 3 years ago 100 new members have been obtained and the net savings have been 546,317.32. ' Clear Lake Calendar Thursday--Ho'tary club, I. O. O. F. hall, 12:15 o'clock. Twentieth Century club, Mrs. Guy Wisgerhof, 707 North street, 1 o'clock. Crescent club, Mrs. E. W. Winnie, 409 Henry street, 1 o'clock. Linger Longer club, Mrs. August Bitker, 611 Emerson street. Know Your Neighbor club, Mrs. Merle Davis. Sorosis club, Mrs. Ri-C. Taylor, 610 Walnut street. Hoyal club, Miss Ellen Nielsen, 507 Clara street. Priscilla circle, Zion Lutheran aid, Mrs. Raymond Erickson. Child evangelism class, S. H. Peterson home, 201 N. Oak street, 4 o'clock. Girl Scout troop 1, junior high school, 4:15 o'clock. Boy Scout board of review, junior high school, 7:30 o'clock. Spanish class, library clubroom, 8 o'clock. Modern Woodmen of America, Ward's store, 8 o'clock. , Theta Rho Girls' club, I. O. O. F. hall, 8 o'clock. Woodford Finden and "Giannin Mia" by Rudolph Friml. Miss Stella E. Baker, assistan state salvage representative, spok on the great need for salvaging waste paper, fats and tin for the war effort, saying that these are things every woman can do in he» own home and that they are vastly important in replenishing the diminishing supplies resulting from the war. Literature was distributed. Mrs. Ed Hocum reported that Mrs. Seymour Hall has been chosen secretary in place of Mrs. Fred Baum who resigned and that contributions have been given for the Brownies and the Girl Scout council. Mrs. W. C. Carroll reported on the Brownie project and Mrs. B. B. Bailey requested articles for her Brownie troop's supply box. Mrs. Nichols gave a financial report. Mrs. Walter Neuberger announced that the April meeting will include a potluck luncheon at Ventura at a date and place to be announced and that the planting of native bluebells in Mclntosh park will be a feature of the day. Tea was served with Mrs. Nichols pouring. Table appointments were in green, silver and crystal. Mmes. Carroll, R. B. Kennedy, Henry Volstad and Hocum were the committee. CAPT. RAWLINS PERKINS CLEAR LAKERS VISIT --Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Kruggel have received a letter from their son, Ray Krugge!, petty officer 1/c. in which he said that he had just returned from a 7 day leave. He had been with C'apt. Rawlins Perkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Perkins, Clear Lake, for several days and they had a swell time talking over events back home. Officer Kruggel has been in the British Isles the past 16 months. He said that Captain Perkins, who is in charge of Negro troops, has a big problem but gets his job done in fine shape and is liked very much by his men. tures advertisements firms. Correspondent Reports Crash, Fatal to Husband Des Moines, (U.R)--Mrs. R h e a Hensley, United Press correspondent at Grundy Center performed her duties faithfully Wednesday when she reported a fatal automobile accident in her territory. The victim was her husband, Jasper, 37, whose car skidded on an icy road and overturned. the committee for children's day to be observed May 28. The next meeting is at the Robert Nichols home April 11. Mrs. Harold Hansen was welcomed as a new members o£ Elizabeth circle of the Zion Lutheran aid at a session at the home of Mrs. Ferd Matson Tuesday. Mmes. Hiram Shook and J. P. Anderson and Miss Vira Shook were guests. Mrs. Berta XJnderkofler led devotions and the Rev. Ruben Mostrom the Bible lesson. Mrs. Harold Angel .will be hostess April 11. Pastors of Sub-District at Lake Clear Lake--The Rev. and Mrs. Thomas B. Collins entertained ministers of the sub-district and their wives at dinner Tuesday noon. The afternoon was spent in a conference among the men and a social hour. The next meeting is at Britt April 25*when the Rev. and Mrs. F. E. Robinson will be hosts. Other church groups also met Tuesday. The Congregational Sunday school board met in the evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Arneson for a potluck dinner. Progress of the Lenten project was discussed and Mrs. M. S. Gilmore was appointed chairman of Pfc. Edward Davis Now in New Guinea Clear Lake--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davis have received a letter from their son, Pfc. Edward Davis, who is now in New Guinea where he says it is really hot and the land is mostly jungles and coconut trees. While on the boat the men slept on deck most of the time. He said he hoped mail would not be too long in coming. Private Davis is in the gas supply division. A letter from another son, Pfc. Ray Davis, says that the Globe- Gazette is coming through fine and all the boys read it, also the magazines. Private Davis was on an island in the central Pacific for a rest period when he wrote, the letter being dated March 1. SENSATIONAL PERFECT FOR DYED OR BLEACHED HAIR ChzrnvKurl v.\-\vcs dyed linir a* b»;ui- tifuliy rs it *!«;!; naliirnl Iviir. If your hpir is frayvlyrd or h ached, z. Chiirm- Kurl TV.IVC wiU J'taXe" . . , and t«p your secret, too! } t FOR COMPUTE HOMEKIT He sent 6 pictures of Tarawa and said he had been in that battle. New men had arrived from the states to fill in the losses. Private Davis plays in the marine band and also does litter Clear Lake Briefs Mrs. H. A. Lord. 20S 5th street, arrived Monday evening from Salina, Kans., where she had spent a month with her son, Cap!. Paul Lord. Mrs. Lord also visited her other son, Charles, in Detroit, Mich., and Bert at Beaumont, Texas, during the winter months. C. W. Butts, Sr., well drilling and pump repairs. Phone 107. The meeting of the Loyal Queens 4-H club scheduled for Saturday at the home of Melva Cannon has been canceled. Mrs. Almond Copley returned Tuesday to her home in Chicago after spending since Saturday with her brother, Thomas Ross, and aunt, Mrs. Herbert Copley, and other relatives. Want to Rent--Small "home in Clear Lake. Refs. Ph. collect 1259, Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Jensen received a V-mail letter Tuesday from their son, Pfc. Gilbert Jensen, stating that he is now in India. They had not heard from him since C h r i s t m a s when they had greetings by cablegram. Private Jensen, who is with an airdrome squadron, said that it was getting warm in India and that there were many different kinds of people there. His wife, a WAC, is in a communication unit in southern Italy. The Jensens have not heard from another son, Victor, since Feb. 1. Try our Real Silk Hose, 97 cents a pair. Phone 25-W. Merriment club, scheduled at the home of Mrs. Homer Grimm Stamps from Tuesday was postponed a week carrier boy. because of illness in the Grimm family. Priseilla club, which was to meet at the home of Mrs. M. N. Nelson, was postponed until-March 23 because of the weather. Wanted: Girl or woman to care for children days. Inquire at Plainview Cottage, Camp Grounds. £. W. Winnie, Otto B. Petersen, J. R. Buttleman and Mmes. N. B. Rice, L. W. Sherman and E. A. Colburn are the committee men and women to represent ward 3 at the county republican convention at Mason City Friday. United Service Women's club will meet at 2 o'clock at Legion hall for a work session. .Lt. and Mrs. Homer Cobb, who spent 10 days with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cobb, returned to their home at Newark, N. J., Tuesday. While they were here the Cobbs received a letter from another son, Herbert Cobb, radio man 3/c, now in the south Pacific, and a phone call from, their daughter, Mrs. Noble Rice, nee Betty Cobb, Washington, D. C. Mr. and Mrs. James Landingham returned Tuesday from Des Moines where Mrs. Landingham attended a cosmetology convention. Pfc. and Mrs. Frank Baker are the parents of a son born Wednesday morning at Mercy hospital, Mason City. He is the first child in "Newspaper" Tells of Play, "Our Town". Clear Lake--A new publication, "Grover's Corners Sentinel," a 5- column 2 page news organ heralding the "premiere" o£ "Our Town," to be presented in the high school auditorium Friday evening, made its appearance in Clear Lake homes and b u s i n e s s places Wednesday. The "ribbon" indicates the big news of the moment, and news articles tell of the stage, without scenery, sound effects and their importance in the general scheme of things, makeup and what it means to the play, costumes and how they are obtained, editorials, notes on the author, Thornton Niven Wilder, acknowledgements, admission notice and "Who's Who." An entire column is given over to the cast and producing staff. The former includes Laurence Brown, Eugene Goodell, Darrel! Edgar, Donald Lornen, Mary Lou Garth, Betty Burns, D o n a l d Thompson, Jackie Kimball, Dick Patterson, Gladys Asbe, Donald Swanson, James Jorgenrud, Jeanyce Miller, Bob Ludwig, Norma Jean Myhr, Charles Tifft, Tommy Bendt, Eugene Reynolds, Frankly n Goodell, Burgess Peterson, Bob Ludwig, Donald Goranson, Charles Crane, Roberta Furleigh, Shirley Bisgrove, Doris Erickson, Katie Barber, Burton Benner, Charleta Harris, Blanche Irons, Lois Hein and Florine Luther. The staff includes Frank E. Brandt, dramatics coach, as director, and Donald Lomen, Don Swanson, Burgess P et e r s e n, Franklyn Goodell, Jesse Wenger, Eugene Reynolds, Hoy French, Strode Hinds, Joan Jodan, Elaine Kudej, Lola Kimball, Nikki Bendt, Darrell Edgar, Dorothy Crane, Marcia Ashland, Cleve Monaghen, Roberta Furleigh, Doris Erickson, Shirley Bisgrove, June Enabnit, Peggy Heffner, Bob Krueger, Bob Ludwig and Marguerite Hill. The 2nd page of the paper fea- from local 2 LEADERS TOUR IN JEEP Mountbatten, Stilwell Go Near Front Lines With the Chinese Army in the Hukawnr Valley, Burma, March 7, (U.R) -- Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten, supreme allied commander in southeast Asia, slipped behind the wheel of Lt. Gen. Joseph W. StilweU's jeep Tuesday and drove the American commander over dusty Hukawng val-' ley roads on a tour o£ this front. After a lengthy conference with the general at the latter's headquarters Monday Mountbat- ten relegated StilweU's regular driver, T/4 Windon Draud o£ Baton Rouge, La., to a precarious perch in the rear of the jeep and started for the front. Monday night, after a journey over rutted roads, they reached the post of Maj. Gen. Liao Yao- Hsiang, where they remained overnight in a bamboo hut. Tuesday they visited the village of Maingkwan, once the largest in the Hukawng valley but now a charred mass of wreckage. Driving south through a fog, the party could hear the Japanese machine guns cracking across a jungle valley. A halt mile from Maingkwan, General Liao pointed out in the jungle grass the bodies of 80 Japanese killed by an ambuscade. The stinking corpses still lay at the spot where the enemy had been surprised by Chinese forces of StilweU's north Burma command. Accepts Religious Consolations Just Before Execution Chicago, WJ--For the last 18 months a condemned slayer in the Cook county jail boasted to fellow inmates t h a t he never would "b u r n" rejected all religious consolations. But Paul Le Hoy Williams, 25 year old convicted killer of a south side grocer, who had been confident that the death sentence imposed on him Oct. 20, 1942, would not be carried out, had a change of heart as his hour of execution neared early Wednesday. Three minutes before he led to the electric c h a i r , the pasty-faced^Williams accepted the f a i t h of the Episcopal church, knelt in his cell with the jail chaplain in prayer. The chaplain, the Rev. Albert E. Selcer, walked with Williams from his death cell to the chair and, in response to Williams' request, intoned a prayer, the slayer repeating the words. Originally scheduled to die on Jan. 16, 1943, Williams was granted 4 stays of execution. Tuesday his last legal attempt to escape the death penalty failed when the state supreme court refused to delay the execution. CLAASSENFOR CONGRESS POST Demo Is Candidate for 2nd District Nomination Cedar Bapids, (IP)--Geoi-ge C. Claassen, 57, Cedar Rapids attorney since 1917, Tuesday announced his candidacy for the 2nd district congressional nomination on the democratic ticket. It was the first announcement for the office, by a democrat. Rep. H. O. Talle, Decorah, the incumbent, and Municipal Judge W. A. McCullough, Clinton, are candidates for the republican nomination. Claassen, born in Campen, Germany, came to this country with his parents when he was 3. He attended Grundy Center schools and the University of Michigan law college. He also at- ended officers training school at ort Snelling, Minn., in 1918. He s married and the father of a on, a technical sergeant in North Vfrica, and a daughter. Minneapolis Couple Arrested on Illegal Transportation Charge Hampton--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Discher, Minneapolis, were being held at Hampton Wednesday following their arrest at 4:15 p. m. Tuesday near Sheffield on a charge of illegal transportation of liquor. The couple was arrested by the Iowa state highway patrol. A quantity of liquor was in the car, which was being driven to Salina, Kans., according to information given the patrolman. 4,000 lowans in Armed Services Ask Ballots Des Moines. t/Pj--Secretary of State Wayne Hopes said Wednesday approximately 4,000 lowans in the armed services had requested absent voter ballots for the June primaries. There have been 774 such requests in the last 15 days and the number received daily is increasing steadily as election time nears, Ropes added. Body of Farmer Found in Barn of Employer L e R o y, -Minn.--The body of Marion Mensing, 50, was found hanging in a barn on the W. J. Armstrong farm, 5 miles east Ol LeRoy, where he was employed Officers believe he committed the act Sunday, the day before the body was found. Mensing was single. He leaves a sister, Mrs. J Ahrens, living just across the road 2 brothers, Dan and Charles o: Chester, and 2 sisters at Austin Minn, Charged With Burning Newly Born Infant Willmar, M i n n . slaughter charges Wednesday against Westrum, 21, who allegedly (U.R)-- M a n- w e r e filed Miss Norma Hoffman, Minn., disposed of her Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette newly-born baby by burning the infant in a furnace. Miss Westrum, whose condition was described as fair, was held under guard at a local hospital. Bandit Scores Failure San Francisco, (U.R)--A holdup man who used a shotgun to take S400 from bay area hotels--over looking several thousand dollar beneath the counters--scored a complete failure in his most re cent effort. 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