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January 28, 1943

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

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MASON Oi'r CORN AND WHEAT GROWERS TO GET RIG AAA CHECKS $188,219,000 on Corn Largest Amount Ever Granted for That Crop WASHINGTON, (P)--Northern and western com and \vheat farmers will get a lion's - share o£ 5595,500,000 in benefit payments to- be distributed among growers for complying with last year's federal crop control programs. Southern cotton farmers will g«t the smallest .amount since the supreme court invalidated the first agricultural Adjustment act and processing taxes in 1936. * ¥ # These tacts were disclosed in a preliminary report of the agriculture · department on 1943 farm subsidies. * * * Payments to wheat farmers -will total about- $133,477,000, the second .largest amount set aside for wheat growers in any one year since the crop programs were inaugurated in 1933. The top was $137,555,000 in 1939. Payments on tile 1941 crop totaled $107,353,000. Corn payments will amount to $188.319,000, which is the record for t h a t crop. Payments on the 1941 crop totaled $130,186,000. Until the 1942 crop year, cotton payments exceeded those for any other commodity. T h e y will amount to about $78,833,000 compared with 5184,957,000 for the 1941 crop and a peak of $205,595,000 for the 1938 crop. The decline in cotton payments is explained in the improved price position of this crop. One type of payments,--called parity 'payments --are distributed among only those major crops which averaged less than the parity price at the marketplace during the crop marketing year. * * * Three major crops normally entitled to parity payments were said by the department to have averaged parity or higher. They were cotton, most types of tobacco and rice. Parity payments will be paid on only corn, "wheat and a lew minor types of dark tobacco. The department .will pay §179,- 000,000 to farmers who used recommended c r o p practices designed to rebuild soil productivity. Says No Need for Shortages of Materials IOWA CITY--Development of western hemisphere sources oJ vital strategic raw materials coulci produce enough to fill current United States needs in many of tli em. _. This is pointed out by Charles A. Hickman, in a study for the doctor of philosophy degree at the University of Iowa. . Such sources, he said, could fill needs in nickel, quartz, crystals, coconut shell char, antimony, tungsten, and mercury. Producers could provide "significant portions'' of manganese and tin re quiremehts, and small quantitie: of rubber, quinine, mica, and chromium. "On a long range basis, the western hemisphere could produce a very .'appreciable quantity of most of- the fourteen materials Such a transformation would require a large scale investment, an appreciable length of time, at least equality of tariff tieafment, am" elimination of drastic transports tion arid labor shortages," Di Hickman said. Kc'.spys that such'expansion of western hemisphere sources might marke'dlr influence United States foreign economic policy, foreign investment, and foreign trade. "Perhaps part of the needed investment might be advanced by public agencies such as the Export-Import bank or the proposed Inter-American b a n k . United States foreign trade also might be altered, with the volume, geographical distribution, and composition of our total world commerce being affected," s a i d Dr. Hickman. + CLUB NEWS + Meetings of North Iowa Organizations The harp, lute, psaltry, sackbut, viol, cornet, dulcimer, 0ute, pipe, organ, trumpet, '- shawn, bells, cymbals, tabret and tim- brel are all musical instruments mentioned in the Bible. SHEFFIELD--Major and Mrs. X. C. Andersen and two daughters, Minneapolis, visited at the C. D. Foster honje Monday. Major An- lersen, who has been stationed at ?t. Snelling, has been transferred to Camp Phillips, Salina, Kans., where he will be stationed in the new hospital. They will visit his parents at Creighton, Nebr., en- route to Salina. , GOLD FIELD-- Mmes. Raymond Lester and C. A. Anderson visited at the Harry Anderson home at River Rouge, Mich., last week. DUSIOXT-r-Over 125 were present at the meeting o£ the Parent- Teachers association Monday evening at the school auditorium. The program consisted oJ community singing, special music- by the grades and Carl Boeckemeier showed motion pictures of the scrap drive and other pictures. The school board served refreshments. EAGLE GEOVE -- K e n n e t h Boughton, formerly of Britt, is located at Camp Chaffee, near Little Rock, Ark. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Boughton of this city, and has an undertaking establishment in Britt. MANLY--Mrs'. James Wood entertained tile contract bridge club at her home Monday afternoon. WODEN-- Fred Smith left .Monday from Britt for Camp Dodae at Des Moines for induction into army service. SCARVH.1.E -- Albert Larson and Roy Bendickson left Sunday for Camp Dodge.^Des Momes. DUMONT-- Mrs. R. J. Hanawalt of Rock Lake, N. Dak., and Mrs. Sam Santee were hostesses at a surprise' supper Tuesday evening at the Clifford White home honoring Mrs. White on her birthday. SHEFFIELD -- Captain Asliton Carhart who has been stationed with the army air forces at Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio, has been sent to Miami Beach, Fla., for six weeks military arid physical training at the officers training school, MANLY--Mrs. Charles M. Bartlett was honored at a shower\ at the home of Mrs. Scott Brown. Mrs. Cy Bogue and Miss Clara Diekman were assistant hostesses. Favors of the evening were sweet pea corsages. .NORTHWOOD-- Word was received here, that Paul Ebert, son of Mr* and Mrs. W. Ebert, has finished his basic training as ground mechanic'of the air corps at Midland, Tex., and has been trans- ferredto Amarillo, Tex. BUFFALO CENXEIU-The United Sen-ice Women held their regular monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon and a report of the waste kitchen fat and old silk and rayon hose was given. The ladies spent the afternoon working on quilts toLbe sent to marine bases. ·-' RICEVILLE--Mrs. Albert Cum- rnfngsof;-Monticell6, Minn., is visiting at the home; of Mrs; L. M. Mosher. · · ' · ' - . MANLY --Mrs. Harry Gavin was hostess to the library benefil bridge club Tuesday afternoon. High' score went to Mrs. Fred Philips, and low to Mrs. Lee Johnson. GOLDFIELD--Mrs. Eimer W. Swan spent the weekend with her husband at Waterloo. She was unable to return to her; school duties on Monday because of the storm 2nd Mrs. John Haupt taught In her place. RUDD '_- Keith and Kenneth Neilson are home on a nine day furlough from the navy. Upon returning Keith will enter radio school and Kenneth will attend motor machinist school. WODEN--Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Lackore left this week for a visit with relatives at Rochester and Waseca, Minn. SHEFFIELD--Pvt. Bwight Watt, Camp Hood, Tex., came Tuesday for a 10 days visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. V. W. Watt. DTOIONT-- About 35 were present at the pot luck supper of the Christian homemakers Sunday- school class.at 1 he parlors of (he Evangelical church Monday ove- ning. The ^Dmes were in charge of Mrs. Uovd Faber DECORAII _ Robert Hulsebus, son of Mr. and Mrs: L. B. Hulse- bns, Meservej", has been appointed advertising manager of College Chips at Luther college. He received his appointment at the annual Chips banquet. GARNER--Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Stupka have received word that their son, Raymond, has been promoted to the rank of technical sergeant. He is stationed in California. KODD--Mrs. Wes Ki-ause left Tuesday for a visit with her daughter and family, Mrs. Adrian Burlingham of Cedar Rapids. ALGONA --The annual snapshot contest opened at the high school on Monday. Jan. 11, and it will close Feb. 11. The only qualification for the contest is six good pictures. EICEVILLE--Thomas Rasmusson, who is stationed at a camp in Louisiana is home on a 15 day furloiieh. WODEN--Mr. and Mrs. John Huisinga were called to Des Moines Monday due to the serious illness of their daughter. Dorothy, who is in nurses training there. She is suffering an attack of blood poisoning. WODEN--Mrs. W. L. Tindall returned to her home hero this week following a week's visit with relatives at Bloomfield and Montezuma, Iowa. She also visited her daughter, Virginia Lee, who 15 a student at Grinnell. COULTF.K--Mrs. Franc Horn, who has been ill at her home west of Coulter for the past three weeks, was removed Tuesday to the Lutheran hospital at Hampton for observation. RAKE-- Miss Marjorie Hanson, R. N.. is spending a few days with friends in Mason City and at Luther college in Decorah. STACYVILLE--John Wink els, seaman second class, of the U. S. lavy and stationed at New Yorlc harbor, is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Winkels of Meyer. !ie has seen service for over a year and this is his first visit home. KANAWHA-- Mrs. Adolph Espe rias gone to Cedar Rapids to visit indefinitely in the homes of her daughters, Mrs. Russell Moss, Mrs. John Schnetzier and Mrs. Edith Berhow. She will also visit her grandson, Merlyn Berhow of the United States navy, who is home on a short furlough from his duties at Treasure Island, Cal. HUTCHINS-- Mr. and Mrs.'John Devin attended funeral services at Humboldt Monday for the former's aunt. Mrs. Mary Devine, nd accompanied the funeral cortege to Livermore where burial was made. Mrs. Devine died Thursday night. KANAWHA--The Birthday club met Monday., afternoon at the home of Mrs. Don Anderson in honor of the birthdays of Mrs. Anderson and Mrs. J. L. Clark, both of iheir birthdays coming on the same day. The afternoon was spent socially. Gifts were presented to the honorees, and lunch was served by tiie committee, consisting of Mrs. John Hewlett. Mrs. G. C. Hanson, and Mrs. W. P. Truesdell. RAKE --Russeil Johnson, who teaches at Floyd, spent two days at the parental Gust Johnson home. RAKE--Corp. Carrol] Rake of Camn Chaffee, Ark., arrived here on Monday to spend a 10 day furlough with his parents, Mr, and Mrs. Johnnie Rake. NORTHWOOD-- Robert Ebert, son of Mr. and Hrs W. Ebert. leaves Chicago Saturday for Nashville. Tenn., to train as an army cadet. ALLISON--Mrs. W- C. Shepard entertained at a 6 o'clock dinner Monday evening as a birthday courtesy for her husband, HANLONTOWN-- Gordon Mith- us left on Monday for Chicago where he lias been employed, having been home on a seven day furlough before being inducted into the nrmy. EAGLE GROVE--Miss Dorothy Keller, daughter o£ Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Keller, recently joined the ranks of the WAACs. and is located at Daytona Beach. Fla. RAKE--Mrs. Art Baum and sons Larry and Fredrick of Burt are spending a few days at the parental Ole Ryg home. Her brother, Pvt. James Ryg, is home on a furlough from Georgia. ; OTRANTO--James Pacey is enrolled in the junior college al Austin and began work Tuesday, OTRANTO -- Mr. and Mrs. Charles Howard are spending some time at the home of their son since Mrs. Addison Howarc and son, Danny, came home from the hospital, RAKE --Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Mylan and - family of Redfiek spent Saturday at the Lud Lunc home. STACYVILLE--Kenneth Young son of Mr. and Mrs. Herb Young of St. Ansgar, former residents o: Stacyvillc. has joined the navy and will take his final examination and induction into service Feb. 2 at Ties Moines. 1 I U T C H I N S _ Pvt. Charle: Knapper, who left New Year's day to begin his army training is now in training at Camp Bowie, Texas No word lias come for four weeks from his brother who was stationed in the Aleutians when las heard from. RAKE--Mrs. Elmer Johnson and Marie returned home this week from a visit with relatives in Minneapolis nnd Bie Lake, Minn Her brother, Justin Haugen of Big Lake, accompanied her home for a visit. GARNER--Tlie Garner Jeep club was entertained at the apartment of Miss Irene Hoick here Tuesday evening. Following a 6:30 potlucK dinner the group enjoyed the eve- mng with jewing for the Kec 1 Cross. Miss Myrtle White, deputy couniv auc'itor. was elected a new. | member of the club .and was in- j itiatcd Tuesday evening. GARNER--C. L. Bredt, field auditor for the state tax commission, will be in Garner on Friday, Jan. 29. to audit income tax returns. Bredt will be at the courthouse from 9 a. m., to 4 p. m. HUTCHINS-- Mrs. John Devine received word recently that her brother. John O'Connor, formerly of Ft. Worth, Tex., is with the U. S. forces in- Africa. Before going to the front in Africa he was stationed in Ireland about a year. RAKE--Pvt. Virgil Walle spent the weekend with friends in Rtke. He has received his honorable discharge papers from the U. S. army due to poor health. He has bren suffering from asthma and has been in the hospital much of the time. Private Walle was stationed at Texas for the first three weeks of his training after enlisting in August, 1942. Since then he has been attending radio school in Sioux Falls, S. Dak. Prior to cn- listins in the army he taught junior high and coached football and baseball at the local school.! RAKE --Mrs. Luveme Erdalil and Miss Joan Bultrud spent the weekend at the home of the lat- ler's Barents in St. Paul. RAKE --Mr. and Mrs. Sam Russ of Iowa Falls were dinner guests at the Dr. J. E. Russ home on Saturday. PLYMOUTH -- Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Stevens were host and hostess to the Farmers Wives and Daughters club Wednesday for an all day meeting. A luncheon was served at 1 o'clock and a program will be given. JANUARY 28. 1943 SHIP PAINTER--Gladys Connelly, former hairdresser and now one ot 300 women work- ins at a shipyard at an eastern Canadian port, wields a paint brush on a 3,000-tou cargo vessel. BUILDING SUBS IN BIG CHUNKS Wisconsin Firm Turns Out Undersea Crafts . MANITOWOC, Wis., (IP)--Here on the shore of Lake Michigan, a thousand miles from salt water Charles C. West is building submarines as they never were buil' before. Six thousand men and women are helping him, not only experienced shipbuilders, but cherry- pickers, country school teachers barbers, some of them driving 6( miles'to work daily in the clatter ing yards of the Manitowoc Ship building company. Geographically, this is probably the safest place in the world to build submarines. It is also the strangest, lor the undersea- craf must be floated along inland waterways all the way to the Gulf of Mexico before they can begin to.fight. One, the U. S. S. Peto.'alread; has reached New Orleans. Fou' more impatiently ride the Mani towoc river in various stages o commissioning, and five are 01 the, ways. The navy will not disclose the number of submarine, to be constructed in Manitowoc but it has permitted a general account of how the job is beinj, done. West, who is president of th Manitowoc Shipbuilding c o m- pany, explains the method in fiv words: "We build t h e m ii chunks." Sixteen chunks or sub-assemblies, plus a conning tower, a are built on jigs indoors, the hoisted through the roof and lak on the ways, where they resemb a thickly sliced loaf of'rye bread Welders take over at this point and under their sparkling tools the chunks become a submarine. West said the Peto was the firs submarine ever built in this manner for the United States navy Her sister ships are now on a pro duction line, with hulls bein; completed in 30 per cent o£ thi time it took to put together thi Pcto. foecently a British subma rine builder came to Manitowoc ' to inspect the oporr.tions. Before I he left, West said, he announced the Manitowoc technique would be adopted in his yards. West's yards have been building water craft since the days of the sailing vessel. During the last war it was freighters. But subs are something new. A FLYER THROUGH THE AIR Fred Schoenfeld of near Ida irove took a tumble in his car ecently, that he doubtless would igt care to repeat. The wheels aught in a crusted snow bank, causing the car to go out of control and down a 20-foot embankment. Fred climbed out of the back seat, where he found himself, looked for a broken bone, but found only a skinned nose. ALDEN DESCENDANT DIES j took pride in telling (lie famou? COLL1NGDALE, Pa. (U.R--Frank story cf his ancestors "Why don't , . . -R. Aideu, 73, direct descendant of Pilgrims John-and Priscilln Alden, is dead. Alden, who has been suf- you speak for yourself, John?" In each of his family's nine generations there was a John and Pris- OFFICERS RE-ELECTED DECORAH--The following officers were re-elected at the annual meeting of the Building and Loan association: George Johnson, president; Allen Wise, vice president; Roy Algyer, secretary-treasurer. Charles Aitfillisch and William N. Johnson form the board of directors. Whiting range in weight from one-half to one and one-half pounds. When caught in the early spring they arc known as the "cigaret" size. Bajr War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. VOUR KEV SflTISFRCTlON FULLERTON LUMBER CO. Phone 642 SWEATER* Many color combination* Leather Button* Size*: 32 to 36 Are*: 8 to 14 Raglan Form fit · Fall cut $1.49 'npainte WOODEN KITCHEH SO WORLD ATLAS World CUSSWAUE 6 FT. STEEL. MECHANICAL RULER Strong-Sturdy braces Bolted durable frame Paint la match Kitchen Value SI.00 6 at. Ci«Utd CUP» Deadline lot tax payment - '« 7 weeks. Use this simple, 5* complete aid. 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