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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 31, 1945
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE . WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 1945 U You Do Not . Keeelve Paper Before 5:30 t .m. C«U M9 or «9 CLEAR LAKE GLOBE-GAZETTE DEADLINES: 11 ·. n. log New. »nd A! fi p. m. for Kidlo Newi Phone 239 or 259 AND KGLO OFFICE 507 West Main St. Mrs. Everett Enabnit Zion Circle Member CUar Lake--Mrs. Everett Enabnit was welcomed as a new member of Zion circle of the Zion Lutheran aid at a session 'in the church parlors Tuesday afternoon. The Rev. Ruben Mostrom and Mrs. Kenneth Jennings were guests. Mrs. Charles Cunningham, hostess, led devotions and. the Rev ; Mr. Mostrom gave the Bible lesson. Mrs. Henry Christiansen entertains Feb. 27. . ' . . - . . . . . . BETTY FOSTER CLUB HOSTESS · ' · · Miss Betty Foster' entertained the Eager, Beavers ;,c}ub.Tuesday evening at a smorgasbord dinner followed by work on hobbies. The club meets .again next Tuesday evening. , ; .... · , The predecessor pf ..the' roller bearing appeared first in-1100 B. C. A picture painted on a rock at El Bersheb in. that year shows workers placing cylinders of wood in the path of a great slab of 'Stone as other men pulled it.for- ward. Representative Won't '· Shave Until House Disposes of Option Bill D«s Moines, (IP)--The house had a bit of fun .Wednesday at, the expense of Rep. D. A. Donohue (R.- Tipton), who hasn't shaved for a week and says he won't until the local.option bill is disposed of. When the session opened, Rep. Carroll Lane (R.-Carrbll) asked that action on the local option measure be deferred "to give the member (Donohue)' a chance to prove he can grow a good beard."! Speaker Harold Felloh (R.-In-l dianola) ruled- out:Lane's request! with the comment: "We can't wait! that long." , . TEACHER QUITS Joice-- Mothers of the Dahlseide,) school district gathered at thej school Friday afternoon as a fare-; well courtesy to the teacher, Mrs. I Duane Field, who is unable toL finish the term because .of her! health. . The women gave Mrs.l Field a sum of money and served! refreshments. Esther Helgeson| began as teacher Monday. ·f flj: I . f-M '$ J NEW SITE OF LAKE POSTOFFICE--At the extreme left is seen the.front of the new home-of the Clear Lake post- office which is to be moved to the Sondrol building on S. 4th street June 1, Postmaster Mary D. Carroll announced Wednesday. The federal government has take'n a 10 year lease on on the : -property and will install all new. federal equipment, making the new quarters strictly up to the minute. " . The local postoffice has been at its present location on N. 4th street about 40 years, old timers state. In early days Vic Stanfield and Ira Conklin conducted a news stand in the front lobby. Other places which have hdused the office^are the .-- -- ·--=- : : -- *present sites of Moeller's store, Halford's Cafe, Kennedy's stand and the rear of'the Clear Lake Bank .and Trust company building. Undoubtedly there were others. ' · · ' · . ' ' · ·. . · : Mrs. Carroll became postmaster ; in 1933. Preceding her were : Matt I Olson who served under Kardirig | and Cbolidge; J. C. Palmer, Wood-1 row Wilson:',J. C. Davenport, W. H. Taft; William Gray, who died in office; ' George -Watts; under McKinley arid Roosevelt; -J. H. Woodstock, Cleveland; Charles Johnson, '· Harrison; John- Etzel, Cleveland, and T. A. Beaver. It is impossible at this time to give accurately further. details: of the early days; COOK IS NAMED FLEET CAPTAIN Snipe Class Sailboat Club Names Officers Clear\Lake -- Members of the Clear Lake Snipe class sailboat club met at Waterloo Sunday and elected L. F. Cook, Waterloo, fleet captain, it was learned Wednes. day. Don Toepfer, Mason City, was chosen secretary and Dan Davis measurer. Tune up races will start May 30 and the regular season about June ' 15. Davenport club members will be guests of the Clear Lake club: for a 3-day series'of races in Clear Lake in June and a return series at Davenport in August. Lyman Harris is building a new snipe class boat and others are being added to the fleet. Sponsors expect at least 12 boats in this class this year, a 100 per cent increase over 1944. The Dr. L. E. Woodward trophy, a 13 inch model, of the famous · Gloucester fishing schooner, Gertrude Thebaud, will be up for contention July 4. Other trophies have been purchased for the Labor day race and for the highest point winner of the season/ The Clear Lake Snipe club was organized at Waterloo' in January, 1944, by Mr. Cook. At that time only one snipe was owned in Clear Lake. Now the club is a member of the International Snipe Class Racing association, the largest class of one design boats in the world, Mr. Cook states. Clear Lake Briefs Lost: Brown billfold containing 3 return ^Railroad tickets to .Peoria; also work passport -card. Reward. Maxine Dominy. Return to 213 S. 4th. C. E. Oilman. Y. M. C. A. secretary at Mason City, will supply the pulpit at . the Congregational church Sunday morning. Century club will meet ; with Mrs. M. \V. Hughes, 517 N. 4th street, at 7 o'clock Sunday evening. Others on the committee are Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Gilmore and Mrs. Harold Thompson. Congo club will meet at the church at 6:30 "o'clock. Dr. K. R. Rogers is sponsor. The Woman's club chorus prac- ·ticed at the library clubroom Tuesday afternoon. The next practice is Monday at 1:30 o'clock at the home of Mrs. B. B. Bailey, 305 S. 2nd street. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davis have received a letter from their son, Pfc. Ray O. Davis, San Diego, Cal., stating that he is getting along fine following an operation on his right foot Jan-. 17 for the removal of schrapnel. He hopes to be able to walk again by the end j of the week. They also heard from / their other son, Pfc. Edward Davis, who is in fhe Netherlands East Indies. He said it had rained there heavily. He had received letters from several old friends which had made him very happy. · Sir. and Mrs. C. A. Comstock. Ixs Angeles, Cal., formerly ol MASON CTTYAN TO SPEAK-A. L. Ronneberg, manager' of Iowa State Brand Creameries, Inc., and a member of the national war food advisory com' mittee, Mason City, will address members of the Clear Lake Cooperative Creamery association at the annual meeting to be held at I. O. O. F. hall, Clear Lake, Monday. Marion Olson, county extension director, will also speak.'.-' The high school orchestra, directed by John Kopeeky, will Play daring the luncheon hour. Other musical numbers will be given on the afternoon program, George Prestholt of Peter's cafe will serve, beginninc at 11:30 o'clock. ' . Daring the business meeting directors will.tie elected and a report. by':the-majiajer, .L. K. ' Jacobson, will ;be iclych.' Mem-'. ·bers of the association and their families will attend. Clear Lake, write that their youngest son, Clifton, has completed boot training at San' Diego, Cal., and will go next to New York for 4 months of schooling as a storekeeper. Mr. and Mrs. Comstock, with Mr. and Mrs. Halvor Comstock, had visited their son, Pvt. Rodger Comstock, at Auburn and found him much improved. Although not able to write he likes to receive letters and they sent his address as "Fvt.' Rodger K. Comstock, 39154081. DeWitt General hospital, Ward 203 A, Auburn, Cal." and-hope friends will write to him. ' Eebekah degree staff practiced at I. O. O. F. hall Tuesday evening, the date having been advanced a week. The next regular practice is March 6. William Coffin re-entered Mercy hospital. f Mason. City, Wednesday for further care and treatment The meeting of the Poultry Improvement association, scheduled at the ; home ot Mrs. Orren Porter Monday.'has been postponed until March 5. - T/Sgt. Monday SING, SEW CLUB SETS EXAMPLE Aids Merrforial Fund by Bond Purchases Clear Lake--Sing and Sew club members have undertaken to buy a war bond for the Soldiers' Memorial fund for each "son, husband, brother or son-in-law of a club member who is in the service and have now purchased 4, Mrs. A. B. Phillips, chairman of the fund 'committee, revealed Wednesday. The club members now have 7, eligibles in- the service so plan to purchase 3 more bonds soon. ' . . ' Money for the bonds has been 'obtained through (Selling lunches, giving plays, fholding auctions, making quilts and by other means which net the club financial gain. The group had one bond and has just taken out 3 more. The Soldiers' Memorial fund has now reached the sum of $8,334'.80, Mrs. Phillips states. Besides the donations from the Sing and Sew'club, recent donors have been the Edwin Zook family who gave in memory of the late Henry Thomas, Ventura, D. F. Byers and Mrs. Emma Kimball. Sponsors hope to obtain funds enough to erect ' a community building for Clear Lake, to be used by the people of the town and surrounding territory as a social center. as money is received it is invested in war bonds to await the time when materials available^or the proposed b'uilding.'' · "-· .- · . ·- '" /:; Donations-may be given to Mrs. Phillips or to any other member of the committee, Mmes. Jens Wind, Forde Lee, R. M. Monaghen or Karl Hass. ..The oldest employe still on'the i job, in point of years of service, is Wes Hill, rural carrier,'who' began in 1911.. Oscar Frederickson, city carrier, began in 1918, C. C. Branson and Ralph Ott joined the force in 1920 and\Forde' .Lee in 1921. ' · . "::t£?.. j The present leSse on the loca- , tibn expired Jan. 31 but an exten-1 sion was obtained until May 31 to give.time for fitting up the new : quarters. Mrs. Bendt to Give Musical Interpretation Clear Lake--Mrs. Fred Bendt, assisted by Mrs. B. B. Bailey, pianist, will · present vocal and instrumental music of South and Central American countries for the program of the Civic League at the library club room Tuesday afternoon. The meeting is in charge of the press committee, Mmes. A. A. Joslyn, L. E. Ashland, J. C. Davenport and T. J. Farnan. The business session opens at 2:30.o'clock. . Tea will be served at the-close. The committee.,includes" Mrs. Willis Miller, chairman, -'assisted by Mmes. Oscar Thompson and mer Moffett Tesene. and Miss Father GLASS GLASS FOR EVERY PURPOSE · OBSCURE GLASS · WINDOW GLASS · STRUCTURAL · AND PLATE For Store Fronts, Desk Tops and Dresser Tops DAVEY AND SON 15 2nd S. W. Phone 874 Robert J. Chizek \Jeft for Lubbock air .field, Lubbock. Texas, after spending a 15 day furlough with his parents. Mr. arid Mrs. John J. Chizek, and with his sister, Mrs. Bert Dusold, and family. Mason City. Enroute home he visited -his sister, Mrs. Dick Peters, and, family at Du- Quoin. HI., and, Cletus Chizek, and family, at South Bend, Ind. . Girl Scouts will collect waste kitchen fats Saturday. Any housewife who has fat and is not contacted by ttie Scouts by Saturday morning is asked to call Mrs. B. A. Morse, who is in charge, and she will, see that a collection is made. Loyal Queens 4-FI club will meet at the home o£ Bonnie Al- len'on Feb. 17, it was announced Wednesday. Royal club will meet Thursday afternoon with Mrs. J. R; Buttleman, 201 E. Division street. "Tomorrow the World" Is Chosen Play Clear take -- "Tomorrow the World," a dramatic production by James Gow and Arnaud d'Usseau, has been .chosen by Miss'Sarah Senior as .the all-school play to be presented at the high school in the near future, it · was announced Wednesday. The play ran for more than a year in New York with Ralph Bellamy and Shirley Booth as stars. The movie version, starring Fredric March and Betty Field, has just been released,-Miss Senior states. The story is that of a small German boy brought to the United States and depicts his reactions to the people of America and the struggle undergone in an attempt to instill democratic principles within the \varped Soiil | of the youthful nazi. j No date has yet been set fori the production and the cast has i not yet been completed. t ENTERTAINED BY . LIONS CLUB Miss Catharyne Chambers, high school principal, announces that the following students, those making the greatest improvement in the 3rd period of 6. weeks over their records in the 2nd period, were entertained at dinner by the Lions club on Jan. 17: Lawrence Fell, Veryle Henriksen and Ruth Ann McEldoon. 9th arade: Don Covington and Marjorie Sutcliffe. 10th; Nikki Bendt, llth, and Robert Ashland, Don Lomen and Goldie Markworth, 12th. Gremlins Winners in Little Four Bout Clear Lake--The Gremlins piled up a score of 43 with Bieber scoring 15 points in a battle with the Tigers in the Little Four intra- murals at the high school Tuesday evening. Butler score 6 points for the Tigers. The Bombardiers defeated the Gunners 10 to 6 in the 2nd Little Four encounter. In the Big Six struggle the Hawks downed the MacLucs 21 to 14 with Doescher marking 9 for the winners and Goodell 7 for the losers. The round between th Bobcats and the Wildcats will be! played at a later date. . ' The intramural series' will continue, next week Wednesday evening; The public is invited and there is no charge. The Clear Lake 2nd team was to play in the county tournament at Mason City Wednesday evening. Clarion will meet the Lions here Friday evening. Brownie Team Wins Treasure Hunt Prize Clear Lake--Brownies ot the Lincoln school held a treasure hunt Tuesday afternoon with the winners receiving a prize. One article found was a package of lunch which was served and then the troop went to the skating rink for a half hour. Next week Betty Burns will teach the girls a South American folk dance. Brownies at junior 7\igh school finished valentines, started last week, to be sent to an orphans' home. Plans were made for a valentine party Feb. 13. Cresco--Richard Kakac of the merchant marine is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John T. ) Kakac and family. He is stationed I at Sheepshead'Bay, N. Y. Is Contributed to Blood Plasma Fund Clear Lake --Friends and neigh-r bors of the late Mrs. Ben Dakcr, whose funeral was held at the Congregational church Monday, have contributed $24 to the blood plasma fund as a memorial to Mrs. Daker. The fund will be presented by the family to the local Red Cross branch for administration. The arch which frames the sets on a stage is called a proscenium, j Clear Lake Calendar Thursday--Rotary club, I. O. 0. F. | hall, 12:15 o'clock. ' Twentieth Century club, Mrs. Arthur Pryor, 228 S. 3rd street, 1 o'clock. Crescent club. Mrs. J. G. Linden, 312 N. 4th street. Sorosis club, Mrs. W. F. Rich, 300 N. 3rd street. Royal Neighbor club, Mrs. J. R. Buttleman, 201 E. Division street Busy Bee club, Mrs. Lynn Hyde. Zion Lutheran aid, church parlor?. Girl Scout troop 1, junior high school, 4:15 o'clock. Surgical dressings, Red Cross work room, 1:30 o'clock. Thete Rho Girls' club, I. O. O. F. "hall, 7:30 o'clock. Eager Beavers. Miss Betty Fos- ; ter, 403 N. Oak street. United Service Women's unit, Legion hall, 7:30 v o'clock. Exclusive at Yotinkers Introducing... TAILORBROOKE EXCLUSIVES Your favorite silhouette . . . in a Tailorbrooke, known for its master hand- tailoring . . . its classic beauty .. . its authentic styling. You'll cherish its casual simplicity as a year * round ... all time costume. In colors that make you sing. 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