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February 1, 1945

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

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10 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1,. 1945 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE World Series Movie Seen by Lions Club The Lions club held its weekly . luncheon meeting W e d n e s dTy noon in. ; the English room-at the Green Mill cafe. - Pictures of the 1944 World Series baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the. St. Louis Browns were shown. Bill Tyler, chairman ot the boys' and girls' program. committee gave a brief resume of the activities. A telegram received from WPB requesting compliance with the national brown-out restrictions 'was read by'H. J. Reibcr. W. H. Rees, president of the Lions club, president T STAOIN H T HTH presided. C. E. Gilman presided at a short business session after the meeting. . Guests were Erdix Swift,- J. H. Galhouh, Ralph : Thomas, Chan Welch, Lt'OYg.) William Harper U.,S. N., S./Sgt. Paul C. Sailer, U. S. A., Herb Ohrt, Reuben John- -j son, Perley p., Brurisvold, Joe ..Rogers, Bud Sufer, Volney Hansen, C. E. Burretts and T. L. Con~. nor. Fifty members were present. Purchases Vacant Lot for Postwar Building New Hampton--A. L. Riley, New Hampton business machine dealer, Tuesday purchased-the vacant lot at the corner of Main! street and Chestnut ave., Iroih E. J. Feuling, ' STJPT. T.G. BURNS - C..A. KNUTSOV ' TO DISCUSS STATE AID FOR SCHOOLS ON KGLO FORUM--Supt. T... G. -Burns of the Clear· Lake public schools and C.,A. Rnutson; Clear Lake, former : i ; epresenta- tive from this county, will : appear ;.pn'the KQLO Forum Friday evening at 6:45 o'clock, in a discussion on liow state support for schools · would iserve to. raise the ^standard of education in.this state.-.-it; will he brought out that \VhiIe some children who live,in rich-districts go to;fine schools taught by well paid competent, teachers, .others,, who de-' serve just.as good training, are iioused in 'old,"'dirty, poorly equipped buildings and are. taught'".by underpaid inexperienced teachers. A program of state'aid would remedy such a condition, these speakers will point out. . publisher of the New Hampton Tribune. The lot, which Mr. Feuling purchased from the John Weidman heirs in 1930,'has been vacant for 20 years. It has a front-, age of 22 feet on Main street. The consideration was reported to be 55,000. Mr. Filey, is expected to erect a building on the site alter the war to house his business. Biceyille--An epidemic of the mumps is going through the Riceville public schools TRAFFIC DEATHS IN GERRO GORDO DOWN. STATE UP Last 4 Months of 1944 Showed Downward , Trend in Accidents - . An increase of 6' motor : vehicle traffic' fatalities over 1943's total is, indicated in ;a '1944'traffic report i-eleased ^Wednesday. by the Iowa department of public safety. ;. Ce'rro Gordb county had 1'death resulting from a traffic-accident during the ; year; In 1943, 2-persons were killed in the county.." , ' ' ; Last'year's state total'was .310; 1943's was 304.-Despite this increase, there were 5 fewer fatalities during .December of 1944 than during the ; same month of 1943-31 'compared with 36. Six', months of last year show a decrease and 5 show an' increase, with the fatality rate remaining the same for the months of July.for both years. Contrary'to other years, the last 4 months of 1944 showed a definite decrease in bo^h accidents and fatalities. April and June were the months'during-which the rate rose most sharply. " ';., Fourteen Iowa counties were without a fatality during 1944. They were Adair, Adams, Audubon. Cedar, Chickasaw, Decatur, Emmet, Fremont, Hancock, Keokuk O'Brien, Page, Wihnebago and Wright. The accident statistic division's records show that there were 18 DURING BUy JUWE BOtiDS FOR VICTORY! iff- JwtZK:: "or your Va/ent/ne,.. A charmingly personal gift that says "I love you darling!" Delightfully gay perfume--exquisitely lovely hankies--new "old- fashioned" jewelry--nostalgic little gifts she'll forever remember! All on our famous Main Floor. Marines Resumes Practice After Retirement From Army more females and 12 fewer males killed in 1944 than in 1943. 'The division of safety education f the Iowa State Safety, council as begun work on the fatality and safety records for the 61 lar- est cities'in the state. For the st time, 28 cities in the 2,500,000 population group also will ake part in the AlMowa Traffic afety contest. Results of the con- est will be announced about (larch 15. ' ; Purposes of the contest are to improve traffic safety education these cities, : to procure more omplete accident reporting by leir citizens and; the assistance f the state department of public safety to-the ,city in'matters of raffic.control.reporting and traf- "c safety in general. According to the Iowa code, sec- ion 5020.06 all accidents involv- ng the death or injury of a per- on, or property damage .ambunt- ng to more than $25, must be re- orted. By complete reporting of ccidents, the police and the mayor may be aided in removing azards and adjusting regulations o that accidents may be prevented n the future, H. C. Brown/chairman of the state safety council nd secretary of the Mason City- erro Gordo county council, believes.- · · · . . · ' Accident reports are confidential and are used by traffic engineers, traffic safety educators and nforcement officials only. They annot be used in court. * . Cities are graded in the contest ach year not only on their acci- ent, records but on safety activi- ies in the schools and among adult groups. An award dinner is held each year to honor the winning itles. .: MAJ. HARRY MAKINGS - --Laek-pbolo To Be Associated With Dr. L W. Swanson Here; Was 30 Months Overseas Maj, Harry Marines has been honorably retired from the U. S. army and is resuming medical practice in Mason City. He is to be associated with. Dr. L. W. Swanson in the Foresters building. Maj. Marines returned-to the states last .October, after having served 30 months overseas with the medical corps, his last station being at New Caledonia. Upon first going to 'the Pacific in March. 1942; he was stationed at Honolulu and Pearl Harbor. In late 1942 his unit went into action at Guadalcanal and following the completion of that campaign, participated in-ithe upper ·Solomon' cahipaign. After a- year in the Solomons he went to New Zealand and from there to his last station at New Caledonia. _ . "I feel that the Japs are clever nd very tenacious fighters but Magazine Claims 5 German Prisoners Sentenced to Death New York, (IP}--Five German prisoners of war have been sen- enced to death by 'a court-martial Newsweek magazine says, iecause they beat to death a fel- ow prisoner they suspected of giving valuable military information to the United States. Newsweek, in its Feb. 5 issue, declares the men killed a comrade at Camp Tonkawa, Okla., Nov. 5, 1943, and now are awaiting ."their doom in a federal penitentiary." ' The dead man was identified as CpL, Johann Kunze. The 5 men, all n o n-commissioned officers, vei-e identified as Walter Beyer, lie American soldier surpasses hero." said Maj. Marines, hat he thought there was still a ot or difficult fiehtinr ahead. "The medical work was inter- sting; esoeci ally the caring of ropical. diseases in conjunction with the regular battle casualties, "remendous progress has been made in caring for malarial and ther tropical diseases," he said". Ma3. Marines received his commission as first lieutenant in-the nedieal corps upon -graduation rom the University of Iowa in 'une, 1936. He was .called into ictive service in the army in ·ebruary, 1941, the. 3rd Mason City physician to be called, Dr. ~J. E. Harrison and Dr. Irving iternhill having preceded him. He .was first sent to the station lospital at Fort Riley, Kans,, vhere he remained a year, re- eiving his captaincy there in De- -ernber, 1941. His promotion to major ' came a year ' ago in New Zealand: Maj. Marines, though beginning iractice here at once, will be in the army reserve until April. STOVER REVIEWS FARM INSTITUTE Closes Final Day of Talks on KGLO Forum '^Farmers' Union, members in Morth Iowa have accepted President Patton's call to service when n his recent New Year's message ie challenged the members of the organization to think daringly, to plan boldly and to act with greal intensity," said F, W. Stover Hampton, vice. president of the state organization, in closing the 2 day conference Wednesday alt ernoon with a talk over KGLO. "Throughout t h ' e conference there was a deep conviction tha 1945 is the year of decision and that gigantic reconversion anc post war problems are already upon us and that the need for intelligent planning and action is urgent," said Mr. Stover. "The reward for courageous action now to solve these problems and % grasp these opportunities is the greatest prosperity and wides security and the most stable peace this nation and the world hav ever known. . "The penalty for inaction, inde cision and evasion may be ou death as free men, as family typi farmers, death of our democrat and ultimately all democracy. A, President Pattou has often statct it, the choice is abundance publicly planned or scarcity private]' planned." The trend of the conference here brought out the fact that the people must not lose the peao after the war has been won. I there is to be a permanent world peace, the level of production must be maintained in peace time as in war time, Mr. Stover pointed out. "We must have a world organization with power to enforce de cisions against those who disturb or break the peace. There must b full employment, which must b maintained by private, enterpris if possible, by a combination o private enterprise and public un dertakings if necessary. Neither o these goals can be won and heli without the others." Concluding the conference here on Wednesday Al Loveland, chairman of the AAA, talked on "Planning Post-War Farm Production" and participated in a panel discussion on a legislative profrram with H. L. YounB, director of the Iowa FSA and Ben Henry, president of the Iowa CIO. "I think that the Farmers Union has a great future," said Mr. Loveland. Its 'leadership thoroughly believes in the rights of the common man.-What happens in the next few months wtH decide whether we will have a future for the common man or the aristocrat." H. Lu Young, director of FSA, said, "I don't think we would have an FSA today had it not been for SEAMAN DISCHARGED Iowa Falls -- Donald Nehring, eaman 2/c in the navy, has re- eived a medical discharge and las returned to his home. For the past 3 months he has been hos- litalized in Oakland, Cal. He was nducted into the navy in March 944. Northwood--Miss Gladys Urdahl is spending the mid-semester vacation from her -studies at St. Olafs college, Northfield, Minn., vith her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Urdahl. Tim Patton ari'd your national or- for it. - We want security for j ganization fighting tooth and nai nan and his wife and his kids on the farm. The roots of democracy are in the farm home." Berthold SeideJ, H a n s Demme,| Will! Scholz and Hans Schomer. "Under the articles of war thel court had no choice but to pro-1 nounce the death sentence," the] magazine says. "The nazis ap-' peared entirely satisfied." 2ND TIME Biirt--Mr. arid Mrs. Glenn Hut-1 zel received word from the war! department that their son; Pfc. I Kenneth Hutzel, had been seri-'- ously wounded in Europe. A letter! was received from the son Mon-l day stating that the wound wasj not very serious. This was the 2nd) time he had been wounded. Stacy vUie--Lt and Mrs. Joel] Blong of Great Lakes Naval Sta-1 tion are visitors at the home of the latter^ parents, Dr. and Mrs. B. T.N Hartnell. Lt. Blong is'a dentist infi the navy. FLOWER SHOW rettiest excuses.for hats.of the season! Huge roses, tender nosegays or tiny blossoms perched at enchanting angles and garnished with whispy veils. For that flattering color accent. '5 .98 Your "" WAR BOND is the best investment in the world 8ETTEK THAN CASH! i * Greenbacks don't grow in value-- War Bonds do! ·*· Both are promissory notes of your Government-both are guaranteed by your Government. 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