The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 16, 1944 · Page 22
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 22

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 16, 1944
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22 Thursday, March 16, 1944 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE HEAD PRISONER IN UNIQUE ROLE War Prisoner Aid Co-Operates With Him The man of confidence is the elected leader of the prisoners and his job is an exacting one. He represents his fellows in dealing with enemy authorities, supervises camp activities and is responsible to the commandant and to his own men for discipline and morale. A visiting, neutral secretary of ;war prisoners aid of the Y. M. C. A. calls first on the commandant and then sees the man of confidence, upon whose co-operation and ability depends the success, in that camp, of the organization's world w i d e program of education, recreation, religion and, vocational training for war prisoners. From the man of confidence, the secretary learns the needs of ' 1 the men. Required materials are then shipped f r o m the nearest center of War Prisoners Aid of the Y. M. C. A., a participating service of the National War Fund, with headquarters at Geneva, Switzerland, and national offices KHAKI AND BLUE What They Are Doing * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * PROMOTED TO 1ST LIEUTENANT--Erwin S. Ferris, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. K. Ferris, 510 Carolina S. E., has been promoted to the rank of 1st lieutenant at Fort Stunner, New Mex., where he has been stationed the last year. Lt. Ferris is an instrument Instructor with the army air corps. NEED FLOUR? ASK FOR MISS MINNEAPOLIS irs DISTINCT BETTER at 347 Madison avenue, New York City. An outstanding American man of confidence is Sgt: Floyd M Bennett of Stalag HI. E., Germany. Prisoners, camp authorities, and visiting Y. M. C. A. secretaries have praised the morale of this camp, and the unusua qualities of its man of confidence whose problems exceed those o the mayor of the average city Sergeant Bennett is 23 years old FINISHES SUPPLY COURSE-- Cpl. Joseph J. Lukes was among 5 lowans in the recent erad- uating class of the quartermaster non-commissioned officers administration and s u p p l y course at Gamp Lee, Va. Gpl. Lukes has been transferred back to the general supply office at Alamasordo, New Mex., where he had been stationed before beginning the course at Camp Lee. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lukes, 439 5th S. W. --V-- BROTHERS FINED Iowa. Falls --Harold Reed and Lee Reed were fined $25 each and costs for intoxication at a hearing in Mayor Frank M. Cottrell's court Tuesday evening. The men are brothers. T h e y were arrested on the street Saturday night. UNITED FRUIT CO. 33 East State Street Phone 748-749 Delivery Service FRESH VEGETABLES AND FRUIT GRAPEFRUIT GRAPEFRUIT 20c ORANGES ' ' i r g e ...... 3 IBs. HEAD LETTUCE, Cleaned Washed ............ Each fAfi * W and POTATOES, IDAHO RUSSETS, Strictly U. S. 1 Grade. 15-lb. Peck 59c; 98-lb. Sack CELERY, Pascal, Nice Large - Bunches, Each 20C .,* 25c HEW POTATOES Si. 1 ,,, 29c APPLES, Fancy or Winesaps, 2 IBs Delicious AVOCADOS, Large, Fancy, 2 for Fresh Asparagus, Cucumbers, Spinach, Tomatoes, Broccoli, Parsnips, Parsley, Young Onions, Radishes, Green Peppers, Cauliflower, Endive, Peas, Rhubarb. PECAN MEATS, Fresh, Large Halves, COft Vz Pound . . . . jly V PRUNES, Extra Large, 2 Pounds... 35c MONARCH BREAKFAST Lb. Bag 16c MONARCH PRUNE PLUMS, Packed in Extra Heavy Syrup No. 10 Con Pillsbury BRAN, 100%, 20-ai. Box Northern TISSUE, 3 Large Rolls. .'. . OCCIDENT Enriched SO-LB. BAG F A M I L Y F L O U R BAKES BETTER BREAD S RADIOMAN 3/C--Dale V. "aulken, radioman 3/c since ast October, is now stationed vith the I). S. submarine branch at New London, Conn. He entered the service in Feb., 1943, and took boot training at Farragut, Idaho, later attending the naval radio school at Northwestern university. Faulken is a graduate ol the Hamilton business college and was employed in Mason City at the time of entering the service. --V-Fertile --T. Cpl. Irvin Schuler of Shreveport, La., arrived Tuesday at Mason City to be with his wife and see his infant daughter, Juditl Men, at the Park hospital. Mother's Device Helps Yank Keep 'Em Rying Patterson Field, Dayton,' Ohio, (U.R)--A young soldier-mechanic's memory of his mother's beer bottle-capping device helped him in- ent a machine which has proved important contribution of the ot HAS NEW DAUGHTER--Lloyd E. .Morris, motor machinist's mate 2/c, is smiling because he has just received word of his new baby daughter, Diane Marie, who was born Jan. 19, 1944. Mate Morris is believed to be in the vicinity of Italy or north Africa. He has seen action in the invasion of Italy and in the Sicilian campaign, and has had another silver star added to his campaign bar. The Morrises have another daughter. Judith Ann. Mrs. Morris and daughters are making their home with her mother at 422 5th S. W. MADE C O R P O R ' A L -- Dean Koch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Koch, 39 24th S. W., has been advanced to the rank of corporal at Fort Leonard Wood. Mo., where he is battalion supply clerk with the field artillery. Cpl. Koch \vas here on a furlough recently. His wife and daughter live with his parents. --V-The department of agricultur estimates that civilians woulc buy about a 4th more meat 1944 than they consumed in an pre-war year, if they could get i service command's task eeping U. S. planes [lying. ASG_ headquarters here re- caled that S/Sgt. Herman Fieldman of Cleveland, Ohio, with the 2th air force command in North Africa, tests spark plugs for U. S. ighters and bombers. Before installation of his inven- ion, Fieldman and fellow soldiers urned out 300 tested spark plugs daily--but it wasn't enough. One day Fieldman's thoughts urned to home and the days hen he used to help his mother cap beer bottles. He thought the ! lever device which pushed caps ' on bottles could be used as a basis for a machine to speed up spark i plug testing. i In Ins spare time he constructed the machine patterned after the bottle-capper. He installed a foot pedal to operate the lever. The plug was inserted in a docket, foot lever pressed, current turned on and the output of tested plugs tripled. The device now turns out 1,000 plugs daily. Only 5 in Service Ask for Elettion Ballots New Hampton--Five Chickasaw county soldiers have filed application with Mrs. Naomi Drape, acting county auditor, for election ballots. Of the 5, only one has requested a primary ballot. More than 1,000 men and women are in the "service from Chickasaw county. For VARIETY PUDDING MIX For 2 ditTrteni dessert each dij-. Just add preserves, jam, ficsh f r u i t -- or any other favorite Sivor -- to FiUF-TEX and milk. !n less than 5 minutes you have a delicious, nourishing dish to set befo;e y o u r family. .Economical, too. for a pickigc of »"LUF-rEX serve* 16. U«fr far MM IMW, ·»cirw«, fff- PROMOTED TO CORPORAL-Herbert L. Kennedy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kennedy, 136 25th S. W., was recently promoted to the rank of corporal at Boca Raton field, Fia., where he has been stationed since last November. Cpl, Kennedy entered sen-ice in July, 1942, and first served with the medical corps, but was transferred to the air corps in Feb., 1943. He is now attending radar school at the Boca Raton field. --v-Whereabouts Pvt. Leon Wayne Richardson has returned to C a m p Ho\vze, Tex., after spending a furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.- E. Richardson, 207 19th S. E. Pvt. Richardson entered the ervice in December, 1942. Fvt. Donald E. Heddens. son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Heddens, route 1, has been awarded the Good Conduct medal at Fort Trancis E. Warren, Wyo., where he is stationed with the quarter- m a s t e r corps. Pvt. Heddens is a graduate of the Mason City high school and was a member of the school band and orchestra. He was attending Chillicothe Business college, Chillicothe, Mo., a the time of his induction. February, 1343. He was with the band, orchestra and glee club a Chillicothe. Pvt. Clarence C. Smith, son o C. G. Smith, 1S32 Washington N W., who has been in Italy sine the first invasion, has received Bronze Battle stars, one for th Sicilian campaign and the 2n for the present Italian campaign He has been overseas since Apri 1943. Pvt. Smith entered th service in June, 1942. Cpl. and Mrs. D. J. Perdue have returned to Rockford, 111, following a few days furlough spent here visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Purdue, 946 1st S. E. Perdue is assistant band master at Camp Grant, Rockford. III. Pvt. Joe A. Simmons, formerly employed by the Milwaukee railroad here, has been transferred from Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Tex, to Fort Snelling, Minneapolis. His wife who has been visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G c o r g e Walter, 211 20th S. E, will go to Minneapolis during his stay there. Daniel M. Scholl, gunner's mate 3/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Scholl, formerly of route 4, now of Nora Springs, route 2, is now taking LST (Landing Ship, Tank) training ot the amphibious training base at CaiVip Bradford, Norfolk. Va. Lloyd Russell, seaman 2/c, has returned to Farragut, Idaho, to await orders after spending a 15 day leave with his wife at 933 Tyler N. W. Donald L. Lorcnz, son of IWr. and Mrs. J. W. Lorenz, 211 Adams N. W., has begun training as an/ aviation cadet in the a r m y air forces training command school at Yale university. --V-POSTMASTER QUITS JOB Charles City,"* {if}-- T. C. Kelly, Charles City postmaster for nearly 11 years, Wednesday announced his resignation because of ill health. His successor has not been announced. Any contract, deed or will forbidding a person to marry is not valid in United States law. Here's your NEW and Breakfast of Champions *TTM MI1K *·· Fltarr · ^jcfc. For that good, big breakfast you need these crucial days--for big helpings of whole grain nourishment you should be getting--here's an old favorite in anew, convenient and bigger package. You know Wheaties, "Breakfast of Champions." You know the excellent food values you get from these whole wheat flakes. You know that famous Wheaties "second helping" flavor. Now--don't hold back on second helpings. Here is the Extra-Big-Pak. Easy to get-easy to carry --easy to eat. Buy your E-:ctra-Big-Pak of Wheaties today. General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis, Minn. LOOK FOR THIS DISMAY AT TOUR CROCK'S " iftd"B.-rtl:fsn of ti" K: Kjpitirtd rrii; n*:!*:* of GE.NEKAL MILLS, IXC,

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