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January 28, 1943

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Your Neighbors in the ARMED SERVICES What They Are Doing * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * John Foster Gets Shrapnel Wounds in Pacific Action Family Believes He f' Is on Guadalcanal; Expect Him Soon Vernon S. K. 'Belsetb, petty officer second class, is now in training for gunner's mate at the Great Lakes school, lie entered service Oct, 30, 1942, after 13 years in the employ of Jacob E. Decker and Sons. (Russell photo) T. R. Pattschull, 622 Connecticut avenue southeast, has received word for the first time in four months from his son, Cpl. Esten LeKoy Pattschull, stationed in Alaska. He mention's that they are doinu their ' own cookine and getting along very 'well. James W. Allen, formerly with the Firestone lire and rubber company, has completed a course in Diesel engineering at Norfolk and Cleveland, and has been · transferred to Bay City, Mich., where he will be a naval inspector in the shipyards He left here with Mrs. Allen and their tivo children after a two weeks' leave. . __ JL _ WHEREABOUTS Pvt. Harry Junior Elicit, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Ellett, 322 rmrd street northwest, was graduated from the air force radio school at Scott Field, 111., Satur- « ; t - - - - coson, 541 Nineteenth street southeast have received word from their spn-m-law, Pvt. Dale M. Kennedy, that he has been promoted to the rank of corporal at the army air base at -Midland, Tex. * * * Second Lt. Milo W. Kccd has completed a six weeks course of military instruction at the air forces officer training school at Miami, Fla., and was graduated. Mrs. Reed makes her home at 1001 Elm drive. ' · " · - . * * * John A. Angclides, son of Mr and Mrs. Abe Angclides. 610 President avenue southwest, has been made a corpora] at Camp Dodge. He entered the service in Sept. 1D42. ~~w -- , BILLIONS OF DOUGHNUTS NEW YORK, (U.PJ-- The Doughnut Institute calculates that Americans ate 560 million "tiozen that is 6,720,000,000 doughnuts last year, including some 10 million dozen donted by the industry !o servicemen. Two automatic doughnut machines went along with the American forces occupying North Africa. Buy War Savins* Bonds and Stamps front" your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Foster, route 3, Mason City, have received the following letter from Capt. C. P. Lancaster, headquarters U. S. marine corps, Washington, D. C.: "Delayed information h a s reached marine corps headquarters that your son, PFC John ». Foster, U. S, marine corps, received multiple shrapnel wounds in action against the enemy on Nov. 24, 1912." The family knows from letters received that Private Foster was on an island in the South Pacific and has reason to believe that he was on Guadalcanal, Mr. Foster said. A number of letters have reached them from their son during the last several weeks following a silence ol several weeks. One of the letters said that "maybe I'll be seeing you soon" *· but none of them mentioned that he had been wounded. Private Foster was enlisted In the .marines on Aug. 10, 1941, and left San Diego for the South Pacific on Jan. 5, 1942. JOHN FOSTER Fire, Wind Badly Damage Camp Carson Mrs. Ralph SchiKman, 311 Rhode Island avenue southeast, has received a letter from her brother, Pvt. Charles R. Keal of Camp Carson,. Colo., which gives details of the fire that swept the camp last week. * * * Keal sf.ys the fire was only half of the trouble; the other half was a 90 mile an hour gale * * * "When I realized how serious it was," Keal writes, "I started back to the barracks for'my stuff. Then the lights went out, and there were live wires all over. I met an officer who told me to head for the west end of the camp and stay in a deep ditch. "I started. out alone, crawling most o£ the/time, boards and sections of buildings flying over my head." * * * After spending most of the nieht in (he muddy ditch, Keal continues, watching the buildings blow up as if they were being bombed, a truck came to take the soldiers back to the barracks. * * * "Our quarters were cold and most of the windows had blown out," Keal wrote, "and there was little sleep that night. "Upon our return to'camp, we were issued cots and blankets and put in the prison stockade. Then we worked like dogs." , There are now 500 men. rebuilding the camp against a . fighting, cold wind, and clothed only in what they were wearing the night of the fire, Keal concludes. But new clothes are on the way --*-Ambulance on Job Minute Before Injury Efficiency, plus! That's the army at Amarillo Army Air Field. A new record'--probably an all- time record--for ambulance runs was set Saturday, when an ambulance arrived one minute before the patient was injured! * * * Here's how it happened. Maj. Frederick B. Shaffer of Mason City, post administrative inspector whose office is responsible for keeping: everyone on the field "on their toes," was making some of his usual inspections, and called an ambulance to simulated fire in the 625lh technical school squadron. He limed the ambulance, which made a four-minute run from the post hospital, at the extreme far end of the field. "Pretty good," he saftl. Just then a breathless soldier detached himself from a group Playing football across the street, dashed up and yelled, "a soldier just got his head split open over here. How about the ambulance." And Major Shaffer turned the vehicle to good use at once, sending it to the scene. The soldier was Pvt. Hiram H. Russell, whose injury was not serious, and who returned to duty later in the day, thanking his lucky stars (the ones he saw from the bump on his noggin) that the ambulance was nearby --*-10 Year Old Applies to WAAC VINTONDALE, Pa., (U.PJ--Ten- year-old Florence Averi told recruiting officials of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps that she could "clerk, cook and sew" and wanted to join the WAAC because she "figured it's the only way to win this war besides buying war bonds and stamps."/ : . Gail Kincsbury was recently graduated from naval training at Norman, Okla., as an aviation machinist's mate third class, and has been appointed to be an instructor of engines in the school there. He is the son of Sirs. John Loken, 1447 Fourth street southeast. (Russell photo) Homer Friend, motor machinist's mate second class, has returned to Chicago after a six day furlough spent with his wife and two small sons'at 52Z Thirteenth street southeast. He is stationed on the Chicago river patrol, and is one of the men who helped \save other boats when the Antiloe exploded and burst into flames last Saturday. (Photo by Russell) Service Flags Offered Free Service ttag sheets for display In windows are offered free by the Globe-Gazette to parents and relatives who have someone in the armed services. One flag sheet is given for each son in (he service. All you need to do is stop in at the Glabe- Gazctte newsroom, and it will be given you free of charge. Return postage should accompany requests by mail. *-TRIPLETS TO 1-A GARRETT, Pa. UR--Less than a week after his draft board told him he was classified 1-A, Harry Ray, Jr., 19, became the father of girl triplets. The Rays' "A-l" daughters have been named Jean, Joan and Joyce. Their mother is 18. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. THURSDAY, JANUARY 28. 1943 LUXOR Jergei's Morning Glory 3 DAYS -- PRICES EFFECTIVE THURSDAY - FRIDAY . 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Subject to Federal Ta».: Forhan's Tooth Paste 59c Large Tube KIND'S HONEY and ALMOND CREAM, 2-50c Bottles. 49c Gillette SHAVING CREAM, Giant Tube 3Jc Why Pay More! 75c DUST MOP, With Handle 39c CASCARA AROMATIC, Norwich, 3 oz.. 33 C SAL HEPATICA, $1.20 Size 97c SLOAN'S LINIMENT, 35e Site 2 9 C CITROCARBONATE, 75e, Upjohn's 57c BISODOL, 25c, Powder 2 l c PETROLAGAR, Full Pint 89c SERUTAN, 60e Size 49c UNGUENTINE, $1.00, 3-oz. Size 89c PENETRO RUB, Large Si*e ?T 00 Handy Wood Stools Sturdy, Unfinished. Ready fo Assemble. Smoll, IVi foot Size... S T l $1.29 SYRUP OF FIGS DOAN'S PILLS Fl , 2 j c MILK OF MAGNESIA PALMOLIVE SOAP, Cale! TIDY HOUSE * ,,.,«;..; 17c REMINGTON ELECTRIC RAZOR Large, A j ^ A 2'/2Foot Size.. ^1«O7 IVORY SNOW IVORY SOAP TRUSS COMFORT MAr BE YOURS It it our biftiness to retain hernia correctly by fitting the proper type of appliance to suit your individual requirements. We offer you SATISFACTION IEST QUALITY APPLIANCE $2.98 Threesome . . . . 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