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January 29, 1943

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 4

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Your Neighbors in the ARMED SERVICES What They Are Doing « * « * * * * H * * * * * * * * * * * * * Roy Allen Tipton, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Tipton, 410 President avenue southwest, was recently commissioned second lieutenant in the V. S. army air force at Mather field, Cat. He was graduated from the Mason City high school and Iowa state college. Cpt Delberi L. Kinnan. son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kinnan, 514 First street northeast, is now confined to * hospital at Fort Crook, Nebr., with a broken leg. His wife, Mrs. Kinnan, left Tuesday for a short visit with him. Cpl. Kinnan left here with tte national rnard in Feb., 19*1. Be is m military police. First It. Glade Sperry, son of Mrs. Merrill Avery, route 2, was promoted to that rank at Boswell, K. Mex., where he is an instructor in navigation and bombardierinr. His commission came early in January. He has been in the service one year. Ellefson Writes of Veiled Women and Pink Houses EDITOR'S NOTE: Letters from Africa, Ireland, England, Alaska, and the Pacific continue to come, but haltincly, to this department. If we can shorten the treat distances between Alason Cityans stationed over all parts of the world, we shall consider Ibis column to be justified, whether or not It fills the requirements for local news. Here Is all we ask: 1. If your receive an especially interesting letter brine it to this department. Z. Clip this sheet, and send U overseas. Today's most Interesting lette comes from Sgt. Vernon Ellefson son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Rose 32o First street northeast, who is in North Africa. "No one was more surprised tc land here than we were," write Ellefson who was only recently promoted to the rank of sergeari' "The country is pretty, the peo pie are friendly, but the money is most confusing." "They have so many notes tha when one gets change, it is jus a handful of paper. "Tangerines; oranges, dates ano figs grow here the year around and we are getting our fill." Sergeant Ellefson was amazev to find the architecture so ad vanced. The buildings are modern the houses are stucco aod painte white, yellow, pink or brown. It is interesting to discover tha the beers served in Africa are more nearly like the American brew than any the men in Ellefson's outfit had tasted on the continent. "We must not speak to the mos- lem women who dress i n white robes, and wear veils," writes Ellefson. He concludes that they are all jetting along very well, and thai they are picking up a few French phrases as they go along. WHEREABOUTS Charles P. Pippert, route 2, has eported to the U. S. naval train- ag school at Butler . university leldhouse for an extensive 16- veek course designed to train urn as a navy signalman. * * * Pvt, Kenet Pearce, son of Mr. id Mrs. Frank D. Pearce, 22 eaumont drive, is now stationed : Camp Santa Anita, Arcadia al. On-Feb. 3, he will report at le Aberdeen proving ground at berdeen, Md., for officers train- ng in the ordnance department. 'tis training will commence Feb. * * * Paul Handel, formerly with the [ay-tag company here, is now at- ending an officers candidate cnool at Camp Davis, N. Car. irs. Handel is studying at the 'ale theater. * * * Ready to begin his basic train- ng course which, when completed /ill qualify him for duty with the nnorcd force, Pvt. Lee Anda eitrich Berding, son of Mrs Dick erding, 343 South Carolina ave- ue southeast, has reported at the .raining center at Fort Knox, Ky. Bay \Var Savings Bonds and tamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Staff Sgt. Robert F. Hnbbard is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew L. Hnbbard. 224^ West s '«Jf »««e«, and the husband of Mrs. K. F. Hnbbard, 3 Louisiana avenue southeast. He is enjoying a furlough from the glider field at Stuttgart, Art He will return there Tuesday for the beginning of his basic V^" 11 ?/' He enter «n the service July 28, 1912. Ralph B. Jones has been promoted to the rank of strgeant at l.os Angeles. He entered the service April 29, 1942 as first cook-in the medical corps. He was formerly with the Conoco service. His wife now lives at Moorhead, Minn. PUBLIC ACCEPTS LESS SERVICE "Customer Always Right" Is Casualty of War CHICAGO, (JP)~A major war casualty on the home front is the cherished business policy that "the customer is always right." With patrons plentiful and help scarce, the public is becoming accustomed to taking--and liking treatment that would have war-' ranted the pink slip in bygone days. A few examples of this revolution in public relations that have turned up in Chicago are: A suitcase laden passenger, boarding an elevated train for a strange destination, told the conductor, "I'd like to get off at Belmont avenue." "Well, go right ahead, Buddy; nobody'l! 'stop you," was the reply. A grocery customer finished off his order with "and two pounds of coffee, please." "1 can let you have only one pound," the clerk told him. "But I have two stamps," the customer protested. "So write me a letter," the clerk yawned, A bowler, anxious to keep his game moving as fast as his opponent's on another alley, began signaling the pinboy to speed up setting the pins. The signals only slowed down the boy; he left the pins lying in the pit and the bowler standing nervously. After about five, minutes of this silent treatment, the pinboy yelled: "Now, fella, if you've got that hurry-up feeling out of your system, I'll set your pins." A housewife went to her neighborhood market repeatedly trying to buy something besides pork, the only meat the dealer had to offer. By Saturday she had despaired of buying anything else and greeted the dealer with, "well, I guess I'll finally have to take some of that pork.'' "Today, lady, you gotta take steak or nothing," he told her. Profitable Prices to for Canners Assured Growers of Vegetables WASHINGTON. (U.R)--Secre- tary of Agriculture Claude R. Wickard announced that the government would purchase the 1943 crop of tomatoes, peas, sweet corn and snap beans from canners and then re-sell the products to the canners at a discount in a move to insure profitable prices to grow- OEADUNEli II a. ·. (w N«s u« At, tf.rn.ttt ··41 · N«w. LTM TOOBMAJOI FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 19« If T.i U, s.t tecelve Pap B*r.r. i.M f . m. Call 138 ft t IS PROMOTED--Clear Lake- CD!. Glenn E. Edwards or the armored force school at Fort Knox, Ky., is the son of Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Edward*, E. F. D. I. He entered the sen-ice March 31, 1943. (Photo by Bussell) Mr. and Mrs. p. j. i^ua, 1539 Jefferson avenue nortfaw e s t nave received word from their son, CpK Vincent Laner, that he nas arrived in Africa after spending ten months in Ireland and England. Honor The Boys Serving Their Country Display a Service Flag FREE! P u r e d obov, is someone In «* ser v ice . One flog wH, in windows - ond the t need a ° ls Itfl 5 "i at the Globe-Gazette newsroom. The Hag will be even to you free of charge. ers. Canners, xmder the program, must pay specified minimum prices to the growers on their purchases. A similar program involving the same products was in effect In 1942, but under it canners were not required to abide by the minimum prices recommended by the agriculture department. The program, It was explained, will enable canners to pay higher prices to farmers, but will keep retail prices from increasing. The loss will be absorbed by the government. Wickard said the action represented the first step in a program to encourage farmers to produce sufficient quantities of the four crops to keep canning and dehy- ' drating plants operating at full capacity. Clear Lake Briefs C. W. Butts, Sr.,' well drilling and pump repairs. Phone 107. Mr. and airs. Paul Palmer visited their son, Paul Palmer, Jr., S2c, at Clarion Wednesday evening. He arrived on sick leave Wednesday morning from Treasure Island, San Francisco, Cal., where he suffered a broken leg about three weeks ago. He now gets around on crutches. Roger Caffrey, who has been at Great Lakes naval training station since November, arrived Thursday to spend a seven day leave with' his parents,, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Caffrey, who live north of Clear Lake. There are always folks who want a home of their own. They cannot build now, so maybe the house you have for sale is the one they would like to buy. Try listing your Clear Lake property with us, Our office is well located and easy for folks to drop in. L. C. Stuart, Clear Lake, Main St., ground floor, opposite to Park Band Stand. Mrs. Phoebe Watts received a telegram Thursday from her son, Herbert, who is in the navy, stating that he is back in the United States. He had been stationed at Portland, Maine, and Mrs. Watts did not know he had gone from there. His daughter, Miss Elaine Watts, Des Moines, who is spending a week with her "WORLD PEACE" LESSON THEME Mrs. R. B. Kennedy Talks to Altrurians CLEAR LAKE -- "Plans. For World Peace" was the lesson presented by Mrs. R. B. Kennedy for Altrnrian club members who me( at the home of Mrs. Ralph Hayden Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Earl Saxton, Hampton, was a guest. Mrs. E. K. Neal entertains Feb. 11 when Mmes. Henry Volstad and Chris Johnston will have the lesson on Iowa. * * * Other clubs also met Thursday. Mrs. Elmer Luscomb was hostess to the Lake View club. One of the Red Cross quilts is now completed and two more are nearly so. Mmes. E. E. Thompson and Lyle Stevens were in charge of the work. Mrs. Leo Alstott, Mason City, will entertain at a 1 o'clock luncheon Feb. u * * ¥ Mmes. Henry Curvo and Fay Mason were guests of the Linger Longer club at the home of Mrs. George McNeish. Games were played and prizes were won by Mmes. Walter Bisgrove, Curvo and Reuben Fryer. Mrs. R. S. Moore entertains Feb. 11. * * Mrs. T. L. Sears of the Bid "M Hi s was a guest -_ -- ,,-- ..^ ^^'i Bridge club which met at the home of Mrs. A. J. Bower. Mrs. E. L. Yeager won high score, Mrs. E. C. Henningsen, second high, and Mrs. Sears consolation. Mrs. John Hayes will entertain Feb. 9. Mrs. Irene Chase entertained the O. D. O. club for a social afternoon with refreshments. Mrs. Jens Wind will be hostess Feb 26. * * * Members of the B. P. club who met at the home of Mrs H. H Walrod spent the afternoon in sewing and visiting. Mrs. D. D Dye will be hostess Feb. 5. "What the Citizen Should Know About Civilian Defense," by W. G Benger and H. H. Railey, was reviewed by Mrs. Willis Miller for the program of the Sorosis club which met at the home of Mrs. E O. Clapper. Mrs. L. W. Sherman will be hostess at a 1 o'clock luncheon Feb. 11 with Mmes. Carrie Watts, Miller, L. E. Jacobson and William Burckhart as the committee. grandmother, plans home Sunday. to return . Harold Aitchison, manager of the Farmers Elevator company, returned Thursday from the Grain Dealers' convention held at Fort Dodge this week. Karen Casperscn mumps. Js HI with . Miss Berdean Beckner returned to her school work at Iowa State Teachers college, Cedar Falls, Thursday evening, after spending a few days at home. Mr, and Mrs. Walter Jensen have received word that their son, Joe, who is stationed at Gardner Field, Taft, Cal.. has been- promoted to rank of corporal. Joe is a mechanic in the air corps. His brother, Gordon Jensen, has spent the last two months in a hospital, suffering from arthritis of the . He has a birthday Feb. 4 ... would appreciate hearing from friends. His address is Ward 59, Station hospital, Camp Brut"--. N. Car. Girl Scouts Planning International Month CLEAR LAKE--February being international Girl Scout month, programs of troop 1 will be arranged to include studies oE the countries in the allied nations group, it was announced Friday. The troop is also planning for the second collection Feb. 6 in the salvage grease project which the girls have undertaken. Games were played at the Monday session. Senior Girl Scout troop 3 met at the home of Dorothy Ann Crane with Mrs. Frank Brandt reviewing "Our Hearts Were Young and Gay" by Cornelia Otis Skinner and Emily Kimbrough for the program. The troop will meet at the homes of members the second and fourth Mondays of each month Virginia Fankell is the hostess Feb. 8. _ Plans to meet Tuesdays at 4:30 o clock instead of Thursdays were made by Senior Girl Scout troop 4 at their meeting. A review of Red Cross first aid was held with Mrs. T. G. Bums teaching. Lake Branch Needs Help in Emergency CLEAR LAKE -- All record were broken by workers Thurs day when 10,000 Red Cross surg ical dressings were made in speeded up effort to complete th Feb. 15 quota by Friday night s that it could be shipped Saturday according to a request from na tional headquarters. In the afternoon 64 wome made 5,400 dressings and in th evening, a special session, 57 wo men made 4,600. The rooms wer to be kept open Friday afternoo and evening when 6,000 more ha to be made to complete the quota Mrs. Jay W. Lorenz, Maso City, county Red Cross productio chairman, received notice Thurs day of the urgent need for dress ings and communicated with Mrs H. K. Halvorson, local production chairman, so that extra sessions were arranged for two evenings By calling a number of organiza tions meeting Thursday, the won was spread and an extra larg number of women turned out t work. Additional tables were ar ranged at City hall and the wo men worked fast and furious t produce the needed dressings in r f= ord , time. Mrs. Halvorson an other leaders express their appre ciation of the generous and speedy response to the emergency appeal Clear Lake Churches ZIO.V UNITED LUTHERAN Sunday school, 9:45 o'clock Morning worship, 11 o'clock Ser mon theme, "Lord Also of Temp ests. Both choirs will sing Luther League, 6:30 o'clock. Sunday evening fellowship 7:45 o clock.--Ruben Mostrom, pastor. GOSPEL TABERNACLE Sunday school, 10 o'clock. Morning worship, 11 o'clock. Sermon theme, "The Antichrist Program Being Some of the Things the Church Should Be Doing." Young People's meeting. 6:30 o'clock Praise service, 7:30 o'clock. Sermon topic--"Jeshurun Waxed Fa and Kicked." Monday--Men's -. . . C . W . Butts home Winnie street, 7:30 o'clock Wednesday--Prayer meeting at H W. Dunsmoor home, 212 Jeffer' Merit Awards Given to Lake Boy Scouts CLEAR LAKE--Boy Scouts of troop 17 received merit awards as follows at the board of review meeting Thursday evening at junior ,, h 'gh school: LeRoy Olson, patnfindmg; John Freeman, swimming, personal health; George Dean, carpentry, woodwork, aviation; Tom Joslyn, scholarship, bird study, civics. In troop 30 awards went to Dick Garth, first aid; Charles Miller, pioneering. Chris Johnston was advanced to first class. The board included the RPV Thomas B. Collins, Ralph Ott and S. P. Hansen ·on street, 7:30 o'clock.--W H Ashcraft. pastor. CONGREGATIONAL Church school, 10 o'clock. Worship service. 11 o'clock. Sermon heme -- "Beyond Tomorrow's ionon. Anthem--"Jesus, My Saviour, Look on Me" by Wevin- womens chorus--"I Will Exali i *?'£, Lord " b y Harris. Congo club, 6:30 o'clock, Jacqueline Kimball in charge. Practice for Pil- Jrim Fellowship Sunday, skating party and refreshments. -- Verne A. Spindell, pastor. METHODIST Sunday school, 9:45 o'clock. Horning worship, 11 o'clock. Sermon theme--"The Things That Tesus Began to Do." The choir vill sing. Youth Fellowship, meet t church at 3:30 o'clock to go o Garner.--Thomas B. Collins as tor. CHURCH OF CHRIST ' SCIENTIST North East street Sunday school, 0 a. m. Church service, 11 o'clock LAKESIDE Sunday school every Sunday, 0. Mrs. Maurice Miles, superin- endent., BETHEL CHAPEL At Legion hall, Sunday school, 1 o'clock, Sunday morning serv- ce, 11:30. Sunday evening serv- ce, 7:45; Mrs. Eoy Ebaugh, lay pastor. ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC Masses, 8:30 and 11. Confes- ions heard Saturday evening at ·:30.--E. J. Supple, pastor. CHURCH OF CHRIST Bible School, 9:45 o'clock. Lord's Supper and preaching service 10:45 o'clock. Miss Myrtle Furman, Marshalltown, a missionary to India, will be guest speaker. Evening service, 7:30 o'clock. C W Hicks, pastor. Present Program of Movies for Rotary CLEAR LAKE--E. M. Duesenberg showed moving pictures of his 1942 work in Alaska and Supt. T. G. Burns showed government pictures of the army and navy for the Hotary club program at I. O. O. F. hall Thursday. W. F. Ingraham, Mason City, was a visiting Rotarian, Ralph Replogle was a guest of M. A. Arneson and Harold Miller was a guest of C. F. Crane Clear Lake. Calendar Friday--Basketball. Humboldt vs Clear Lake, high school gym, 7:15 o'clock. City council, city offices, 8 ' o'clock. Lake Township Oweso club Lake school No. 5, 7 o'clock. Red Cross surgical dressings restroom, 7:15 o'clock. ' . . . Dnesenberg, of the Deusenberg ConstrucHon company, will show moving pictures of his work on the Alcan highway in Alaska last summer, for the program at the annual meeting of the Clear Lake Co-operative creamery to be held Mond-.y at I o O F. hall. Lunch will be served members and their families at 11:3B o'clock. A business meeting, with election of officers and hearing of annual reports follows. The pictures will then be shown. DENTIST PRACTICE .PLATE WORK !8 F I R S T ST CFDR RAPIDS SOUTH EAST DES MOINES M«SDN C I T Y SIDUX CITY R.N, A, INSTALLS NEW OFFICERS Mrs. P. D. Leith to Head Organization CLEAR LAKE--Mrs. P D Leith was installed oracle of Clear Uake camp No. 7669, Royal Neigh- Dors of America, at the regular session at I. O. O. F. hall Thursday evening. Mrs. Carl Johannessen nstalling officer, "was assisted by Mrs. Walter L, Jensen, ceremonial marshal; Mrs. F. G. Cookman, assisting ceremonial marshal- Mrs James Miller, installing chancel- OT; Mrs. George Perkins, past oracle, and Mrs. Fred Fankell, installing musician. Other officers inducted to their positions were Mrs. H. W. Knut- on, vice oracle; Mrs. Verne Peteren, recorder; Mrs. Cora Hill rhancellor; Mrs. Cookman, receiv- a \ M f- ^ alter Post - inner sentinel; Mrs. Ben Cottrell, outer sentinel; Mrs. Harold Winterstien, musician; Mrs. Clarence Prcscott marshal; Mrs. B. C. Myhr, assistant marshal, and Mrs. Perkins, i r f " Fhillips is P - ician. The graces are Mrs. V E *?. u '» Unselfishness; Mrs. C. C. u ^l 11 ' f a i t h r Mrs - Neil Siocum, Modesty; Mrs. William Dolley Endurance, and Mrs. Gus Heinrich Courage. Miss Lucia E. OWeil is The flower committee includes ISSUES SCARLET FEVER WARNING State Health Department Asks Aid of Families DES MOINES, (£)--The Jcwa state health department announced Thursday that 138 cases of scarlet fever have appeared in 46 counties of the state this month compared with 97 cases a year ago. This disease has been increasing slightly week by week since the third week of December and may be expected to become more prevalent during coming weeks, the department said. "Control is more difficult this year than before the war because ol the extra cue loads physicians are carrying, and the public must take increased responsibility in helping prevent spread," officials pointed out. The department urged families to co-operate with physicians in reporting cases and following isolation regulations. (Isolation is for ~ minimum period of 21 days.) Under scarlet fever- isolation regulations, immune persons in the home, including school children, may be released to live elsewhere with the approval of the local board of health. They should not, however, handle milk or food or attend public gatherings for a week after last exposure to the patient, the department added. Mmes. E. C. Callanan, Luick, Miller and Ellen Nielsen. Mmes. Cookman, Hill and Johannessen are. the committee' on resolutions. Mmes. Leith, Winterstien and Cookman served. The camp voted to give $5 to the service men's honor roll board fund. The next meeting is Feb. 25 when candidates wiU be initiated. The officers are requested to meet for practice at 2 o'clock of that day and to have their charges learned. The serving committee is Mmes. Luick, Mitchell and SIo- ""tn. * * * FRIENDS GREET K. VEKBECKMOES Kenyon Verbeckmoes, S/l/c, was honored by a group of friends who gathered Thursday evening at the home at his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. John Hayes, for a social evening. Mov- ng pictures of Alaska, taken by Lloyd Liesenberg, and slides depicting scenes in California, were shown for entertainment. A Dutch unch was served at the close. RHEUMATISM RELIEVED S3 TMTS- experience to the tnatmeof ot Arthritis, Neuritis, Sciatica. Luin- ftS"i. **!?, Gout ' obKlt y- Hypertension High Wood Pr.-s.urel. Hypotension tLow Bipod Pressure). Excellent tram and bus service, via N. W. R. R. and Greyhound bus to Shalcooee. J!! nn - ! iVn* S ,'- U K R - to Ctart£ Minn.: Milwaukee R. B. to Glencoe^ Minn.: Greyhound bus Glencot to Shakopee. Write for Booklet T. MCDCCRA SANITARIUM SUAKOPCE. MtSN. Enjoy the grand and glorious feeling provided by a G-E G-C Sunlamp Complete With Timer 39 95 SUNLAMP You know how good the sun's warm rays make you feel. 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