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12 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1845 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE U YOB Do Not Becelve Paper Before 5:30 P .nil CiU 23$ »r *M CLEAR LAKE GLOBE-GAZETTES! DEADUNCBt rw d A*f ttr New* Phone 239 or 259 AND KGLO OFFICE 501 West Main St. IN PACIFIC WATERS--Donald L. Patterson, seaman I/c, son of Sir. and Mrs. G. L. Patterson, 301 S. 4th street. Clear Lake, is seeing a lot of water these days. He entered the service from Mason City last Feb. 23 and got boot training at Great Lakes. On April 9 he was assigned for duty on the west coast and has since been serving in the Pacific area. One trip he was out several .' months, traveling more- than "' 8,000 miles.by .sea, and now has ; been out about 3. He was at Saipan on one trip. His wife and son, Donald, Jr., live at 117 5th street N. E., Mason City. ' GPL. K, JOHNSON SUFFERS INJURY Seriously Wounded on . German Front Jan. 17 Clear Lake--Mrs. Kenneth L. Johnson, who makes her .home with - her parents, Mr. and Mrs: John .Grell,-. 710 N- 3rd street, received the following telegram from the war department Thursday morning: "We regret to inform you that your husband, Cpl. Kenneth L. Johnson,- was seriously wounded ·in action in Germany Jan. 17. Mail address follows direct from hospital with details. J. A. Ulio, the adjutant general." Cpl. Johns on'entered the service Nov. 13, 1942, and was trained at Little Rock, Ark., and Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., before going on maneuvers in Arizona. He was then sent to Camp Forest, Tenn., and came home on furlough before going overseas in the fall of 1943. He landed in Ireland and went thence to England, Belgium and Germany.-He was with a com- bat'battalion of engineers. 'Cpl. Johnson is a son of Mr. and Mrs. William Johnson, Forest City, formerly of Clear Lake. He was employed by the Imperial Seed company before entering'the service. Mrs. Johnson was Corabelle Grell before her marriage. They have 2 children, Robert, 3, and. Anita Mae, bom 2 weeks after her father entered service. Mrs. Johnson is now employed by the Imperial Seed company. LEAGUE WANTS "EQUAL RIGHTS" Amendment Is Sought by Industrial Women Clear Lake--Mrs. R. E. Hayden, state chairman of the National Woman's party, an organization devoted to securing the adoption of an "Equal Rights" amendment to the federal constitution, has received a letter from Ella M. Sherwin, New York City, corresponding secretary of the Industrial Women's League for Equality, explaining the status of the proposed legislation and requesting Mrs. Hayden to work for membership in the party as the most effective means of supporting the amendment. . 'She says "The principal opposition to the Equal Rights amendment is based on the fallacy that discriminatory labor laws regulating women's work but not men's are:- 1. Desirable; 2. Will be inoperative immediately upon the passage of the amendment. We feel that the most effective way for National Woman's party members to support the amendment at this time is to give all possible aid in building our organization. "Officers of the A. F. of L. and C. I. O. -have no mandate from members to oppose the amendment. They simply take it upon themselves to continue the old A. F. of L. policy of the end of the 19th and start of the 20th centuries to recommend special laws for women. ' , "It is our job to call the attention of the rank and file of both labor organizations to the fact that the policy of the horse and buggy era is out of date and that equality of rights nnder all laws MKS. WEDS IN WEST--Mr. and Mrs. William H. Davits, 122 E. Division street, Clear Lake, announce the marriage of their daughter, Ella Jane, to Don Pramer, E. M. 1/c, U. S. navy, son .of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Pramer, 617 E. Main street. The ceremony took place at the parsonage of the First Presbyterian church, San Francisco; Cal., Jan. 25. , Clear Lake Briefs Art Bntts, well driller, electric pump sales, service. Phone 224. Daughters of Union Veterans will meet at Legion hall Monday evening'for regular work and to make plans for the year. Mrs. C. C. Locke has returned to her home in Albert Lea, Women Make 2,500 Surgical Dressings Clear Lake -- A group of 26 w o m e n folded 2,500 surgical dressings in the-Red Cross workroom Wednesday afternoon. This leaves 2,000 of the 9,000'quota received last" week yet to, be finished. Mrs. H. N. Halvorson, production chairman, announces that 10,000 2 by 2 inch dressings have been received and that work-on them will. begin as soon as the others are completed. Mrs. Hal- yorsoh hopes that, with a good turnout'each day, the new quota may be finished next week. The Bed Cross workroom is open each Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock and all women 'of Clear Lake who can possibly do so are urged 'to come and help get the dressings made in record time, Mrs. Halvorson said. is now essential. "Will you pass the word along ·to other members of the National Woman's party and to any other interested parties in your state that we will welcome their aid?" The Equal Rights amendment referred to by Miss Sherwin reads: "Equality of rights under .the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on account of sex." It is explained that under existing "protective legislation" for women in various states, men workers "scab" on women workers by taking jobs at lower wages than the rate set by law for women and at longer'hours than the maximum hours'set by.law for women. This is NOT because men want to be unfair but because the state has neglected to extend its protection to men. ~t . · " ".The 'protective laws' are now in abeyance because of. the war," Miss Sherwin wrote. "If they, are permitted to come into effect again at the end of the war, women by the thousands will be displaced by men, just as they have been in the past whenever a new protective law has been enacted. ' "The Equal Rights amendment Is the instrument through which American women can obtain the right to share equally with men in the right to a job and American men can share equally with women in protection against low wages and long hours of work. It is the duty and the privilege of American ,working people to-adopt all necessary measures to humanize our industrial setup. The Equal Rights amendment will insure the protection of a Fair Labor Practices act to all workers in all industries." Members of the party are being asked to send letters to their senators and representatives in Washington, D. C.,' urging them to vote favorably on the proposed amendment which is soon to.be presented to the current congress. A number of senators, including Senator Gillette of Iowa, h a v e the At headquarters, further endorse- after spending a few days with her mother, Mrs. Anton Christiansen, and ' other relatives and friends. . Arthur Mahr, Caledonia, Wis.; is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Mahr and Myrtle. Wa-Tan-TTe club, woman's service organization, will meet a't June and Johnny's Monday, evening for dinner and a business session. The nominating committee will report. Members who cannot attend are asked to notify either Mrs. B. A. Morse or Miss. Linda Herreman, hostesses. Verity lodge No. 250, A. F. and A. M., held a special meeting at Masonic Temple Wednesday evening to give candidates first degree work. Eli Lcvang, Fertile, will speak at the Gospel Tabernacle Sunday morning and evening. Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Lelth returned Tuesday from a trip to attended the funeral of Mrs. C. J. Douglas, sister-in-law of Mrs. Lelth, at Champaign Saturday and then went -to Chicago for the weekend with 'their daughter-in- law, Mrs. Claron Leith and family. Antiques Are Displayed by Do Your Bits Cleaj Lake--A display of antiques arid work on blocks for hospital laprobes claimed the attention of members of the Do Your Bit club who held an all day session at the A. R. Cain home Wednesday. Guests included husbands of members, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Westcott and Mmes. Oscar Thompson, Fred Moffett and Kenneth Deyo and Dorothy Mae. The same group played progressive court whist at the Cain home in the evening. Lunch was served. Mr,-Albert Huber entertains Feb. 14. \ , - ' - · ' Other' groups also met Wednesday. Mrs. Lawrence Brown was hostess to the E. T.'C. Bridge club with Mrs. Howard Nye as a substitute. Prizes were . a w a r d e d Mmes. R. M. · Cole, B. C. Myhr and Nye. Mrs. Myhr will be hostess Feb. 14. Mmes. L. %V. Mahone and tarry Moore entertained the Newcomers' Card club at a dessert luhbh- *m at Witke's: Mrs. .George Sedel- meir was a guest. Prizes were awarded Mmes. Elton Hilts, Moore and Jerry' Watson. The next meeting is a guest day event Feb. 1 with Mmes. H. O. Sandberg ana C. E. Mosher entertaining. Mrs. Betty. Bowers entertainet the Camp Ground Social club a a social session with refreshments Mrs. John Byl entertained Lak Township Oweso club and Mrs Melvin Evans was welcomed as « new. member. Mmes. Aimer Swan son and Don Gabrielson wpr prizes in a 'contest. Plans weir made to serve lunches at the J. B Osnes sale Feb. 7, the money t be uesd in purchasing copies o famous pictures for rural school in co-operation with the Lak View club's project. Mrs. Car Christensen will be hostess Feb 21. Shoeman Speaks to "Safety" WLB DECISIONS RULED BINDING Ward Case Had No · Bearing on Matter Chicago, VP)--Decisions of the war fabor board on wage adjustments "are' binding," Chairman Edgar L. Warren of the sixth regional WLB reported Thursday, despite court rulings that hoard PROMOTED IN ITALV--Ken- neth C. Rish, son of Mrs. Emma BUh, 702 S. Oak street, Clear Lake, has recently been promoted from the rank of private first class to that of .corporal,, it was announced by the war department Wednesday. CpL Rish is * squad leader in Lt. Gen. Mark W. Clarke's 5th army in the 85th, "Coster 1 ; division. Be was awarded the bronze star for heroic achievement in action on Oct. 1, 1911, in Italy. directives are only advisory. Warren said that since the Montgomery Ward decision in federal court "some employers" had informed the board that "they no longer regard WLB regulations stabilizing wages as binding." "The court's finding that WLB orders are advisory applies only in disputes between labor 'and management on issues other than wage stabilization. Rulings of the board on wage adjustments are binding and adjustments may not e made without WLB approval," he said. Warren said the WLB authority over wages is embodied in the war stabilization act b£ 1942, which was not involved in the Ward case. Issues in the latter were presiden- :ial seizure powers, the Smith- Connally war labor disputes act, and the war powers act. "' meantime the government made its first move for an appeal from Judge Philip L. Sullivan's decision holding that President Roosevelt lacked power to seize the mail order house properties. A transcript of the records was filed with the clerk of the district court for certification to the U. S. circuit court of appeals. Gov- ernment'attorneys have indicated they may ask the appeals court for a writ o£ certiorari. to''carry the i case directly to the United States 1 supreme court. AT FIRST- SIGN OF A BEEF WENT UP Bill Henry of near PleasantviUe lad quite a problem oh his hands one day when be found his bull in the haymow. After building a runway of baled hay'and with some considerable persuasion the animal descended to the ground. Iowa Falls--Lt. and Mrs. James Haslitt and daughter of ; Ardmore, Okla., are visiting Mrs. .Haslitt's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Barker. Lions on Clear Lake--Patrolman Shoeman, Mason City, spoke on "Highway Patrol and Highway Safety" for the. program of the Lions club at Legion hall Wednesday noon. Next week members of the Lions basketball squad will be guests. Willis Miller and W. J. McGowan are the February program committee. African Lily in Bloom at Davis Home Clear Lake--Mrs. Fred Davis, 614 S. 4th street, has an African lily in bloom for the first time. The bulb, 6 inches in diameter and 3 inches deep, was stored in the basement but started growing so last'week she brought it up and placed it in soil. The stem, mottled green and brown, is about 5 feet tall and l^i inches in diameter. The flower is a reddish color and shaped like a calla lily with the pistil a deep' red and about 24 inches long. Mrs. Davis has had the bulb several seasons, she puts it out in the garden during the summer and stores it in the winter. Many neighbors and iriends have called to see the rare flower. THE IOWA SHOE BROKERAGE OFFERS Ot/TSTAND/MG- WARM CLOTHES FOR EVERYONE Popejoy--Mrs, A. E. White is visiting her sister, Mrs. Lola Hags- dale of Des Mouies a few days. Mrs. Hagsdale recently submitted to a major operation. 1£GAL NOTICE ANNUAL REPORT OF L. L. RAYMOND TREASURER OF CERRO GORDO COUNTY For Period Beginning Dec. 31, 1943, Including Dec. 31, 1944 »nd : TransI e rs Total Disbursements and Trans ters Current Balance Stale 5127.4T2.32 PHERD'S mn CITY'S pledged their support to amendment, sponsors state. ments from prominent persons all over the United States are being received daily. FROM THE WILDS F. D. Snook of Iowa Falls will believe most anything now. Recently, he received a shipment of clothing from the J. W. Thompson family of Nenaria, Alaska. A note accompanying the order requested Mr. Snook to clean the clothes and send them back to Alaska. Needless to say it was the 1st' order from Alaska for Mr. Snook. HELP WANTED IN DRY CLEANING DEPARTMENT Time and One-Half Overtime Paid Vacation Good Wages -- Steady Work Services Held for John Michael Coale at Lake Cemetery Clear Lake--Committal services were held at the graveside in Clear Lake cemetery Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock for John Michael Coale, son of Sgt. and Mrs. Hugh Coale, who died at birth in a Mason City hospital Tuesday morning. The Rev. Ruben Mostrom, pastor of the Zion Lutheran church, conducted the rites. Ward's funeral home was in charge. Only close relatives attended. 'The child was the first in the family. Sgt. Coale is in service in the south. Pacific. Mrs. Coale, nee Ethel Hansen, is making her home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hansen, 504 N. 4th street, lor the duration. Her condition was reported good Thursday. Clear Lake Calendar Thursday--Rotary club, I. O. O. F. hall, 12:15 o'clock. Twentieth Century club, Mrs. Arthur Pryor, 228 S. 3rd street, 1 o'clock. Crescent club, Mrs. J. G. Lindon, 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. Busj- Bee club, Mrs. Lynn Hyde. Zion Lutheran aid, church parlors. Girl Scout, troop 1, junior high school, 4 o'clock. Red Cross" w o r k r o o m, 1:30 o'clock. Theta Rho girl's club,-I. O. O. F. hall, 7:30 o'clock. Eager Beavers, Miss Betty Foster, 403 N. Oak street.. United Service Women's unit, Legion hall, 7:30 o'clock. · Friday--Surgical dressings. Red Cross workroom, 1:30 o'clock. Women's Relief corps, I. O. O. F. hall, 2 o'clock. Daughters of the Revolution, Mrs. C. A. Pease, 406 N. 2nd street, 6:30 o'clock. Basketball, Clear Lake vs. Clarion, high school gym, 7:30 o'clock. ; Saturday -- Used fat collection, Girl Scout troops. Soldiers' Bonus County Poor Court Expense ..... Soldiers' Relief .... County Insane .... Domestic Animal ... Fair Grounds ' Teachers' Institute . T. B. Eradication .. School Library Sec, Road Mainten.. Sec. Road Construe.. Unapportloned Taxes. State Insane County School County Bond Bridge Bond Poor Funding Bonds School Districts 465.01 13,568.53 4S.200.45 9.134.80 13.125.S3 20.408,71 6.513.59 90.52 701.10 7.224.47 2.26468 19.178.87 39.369.66 2.G45.23 1.241.72. 20.757.57 3.553.84 29.503.73 16.38683 $ 34.R66.5Z · 370.69 ' 328,386.56 109,032.55 11.159.04 12.041.53 50,136.22 4.118.ZO 6,039.51 267.84 5.399.39 3,022.23 108,192.14 72,387.87 " 23.759.45 135.74 20,341.53 Corporations 10.195.27 Townships Automobile Permanent School . Temporary School '. Emergency Suspense Mason City Paving Mason City Sewer .. Slason City Sidewalk. Clear Lake Sewer ... Clear Lake Paving .. Clear Lafce Sidewalk. M. C. Water Main .. Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Emp. Del. Bond Account Drainage Certiticntes D. D. Bond No. 23 . i D. D. Bond No. 31 . D. D. Const. Accts. . Old Age Pension ... State Institutions -. 1933-36 Refund AccL Fine Fund .-. Use Tax 115.88 223,846.85 39.86 98.93 48,878.63 3.607.88 1.466.49 2,007.74 851.71 J.396.01 376.44 252.54 5.17 526.79 2.465.80 50,672.40 S02.553.0S 472,702.51 1.013.22 171.133.84 1.000.00 70.75 659.78 1,261.27 239.54 2.609.31 1,378.84 $162,338.84 835.70 141,955.49 · 154.233.00 30.933.84 25.167.51 70.544.93 10.632.19 0,130.1)3 969.04 13.223.36 5.286.89 127,371.11 171.757.53 23,759.45 2.780.91 21.583.25 20.757.57 3.555.84 80.176.13 919.439.89 402,901.78 1.129.10 400,080.69 1,039.86 169.68 49,533.41 4.S65.IB 1,706.03 4.617.05 2,230.55 1.396.01 376.44 232.14 5.77 $ 34.624.0S 465.01 132.431.60 30,897.96 21,506.37 3.412.17 49.137.99 2.649.05 6.036.09 314.83 1,870.31 2.911.95 122,074.61 34,602.56 23.759.4S 2,639.14 20,354.25 20.757.57 3.535.84 60,331.33 905.603.69 473.772.26 1,001.59 153,940.21 9B.93 . 11.000.71 1,318.91 157.92 2,601.10 1,461.18 SNOW SUITS! COAT SETS! Mothers! You've never seen such values. Warm enough for the coldest days--yet just full of style. Sizes for boys and girls. $3.95 » $12.95 Boys' Long Pants Winter weights. Sizes to 20's. Stripes and plain colors. $2.95 SALE! LADIES' RAYON MESH HOSE 29c P , OUT THEY GO! LADIES' $ COATS! DON'T WAIT! 3 1 Yd. of Cloth Is Worth · Much More 57.62 30.152.67 274.06 Bang's Disease Eradication Voting Machines - . Voting Ala chine Bond and.Interest County Insane Hospital Bond and Int. i2.sii.na 744.73 6.461.97 2.G40.70 46.8S4.13 13,376.90 2,015.71 8.875.13 13.437.87 3.150.53 O.D. 133.31 57.6236.614.64 2.314.7S 46.834.18 1.663.69 15.538.7 S 2,428.23 8.875.19 65.000.00 I3.S68.71 18,063.93 12,963.25 763.75 3,063.46 2,224.05 35.243.53 131.66 10.012.35 2.286.99 2.295.43 64.772.98 8,835.33 370.69 9.523.81 63.135.04 5.427.47 21.755.34 2I.W6.S4 7.693.14 73.94 654.21 11.353.5S 2,374.94 5.296.50 137,154.97 141.83 1.229.00 19.844.90 13.636.20 9.129.52 127.51 246.140.48 1.039.86 70.75 38,537.70 3.520.2S 1.548.11 2.015.95 769.37 1,398.01 376.44 226.99 5.77 474 .»2 2,436.78 O.D. 139.31 57.B2 33.551.18 90.71 11.640.65 1.533,83 5.526.41 141.21 6,579.74 227.02 13,306.21 10,822.57 Ladies', Girls' All Wool SLIPOVERS Loads of bright color all wool sweaters for the girl 4 years to 20. Button styles too. $149.o $2.95 ALL WOOL SWEATERS AT BIG SAVINGS Men's and Boys' Coat Sweaters 20 Styles, $3.50. All Sixes.. Values to |== $1.98 Ladies' Work SLACK SUITS The only thing for defense and chore work. Sizes 12 to 42. Others to 52. Regular price $3.95. $2.95 Coveralls Same Price Men's and Boys' Leather JACKETS Genuine l e a t h e r at a greatly r e d u c e d price. Now is the time to bny. $8.95 Odd SNOW PANTS Match t h a t s n o w suit jacket today. These are real values at these low prices. - MACKINAWS! SHEEPSKINS! JACKETS! DRESSES! PAJAMAS! PANTIES! BOYS' SUITS! UNIFORMS! MEN'S PANTS! AT PRICES YOU WANT TO PAY $ 786.193.29 ,»2,387,069.54 «,173,262.83 S2.328.342.44 S 844.950.39 O.D: 139.31 O.D. 139.31 O.D. 139.31 S 7S6.053.98 $3,173,123.52 S 844,781.08 RECEIPTS Balance on hand December 31, 1943 From Current Ta-ies si,780.773.35 From Delinquent Taxes 31.639.88 Penalty. Interest and Costs 10.570.24 City Special Assessments 14.855.34 Drainage TasAs 7.141.87 Principal ot School Funds 1,000.00 Interest on School Funds . 70.75 Teachers' Examination and Institute Fees ..^ 23.00 Cigarette Licenses ;.;.*. ^....... ,. 712.50 Sale of Bonds and Certificates 65.000.00 $ 736.013.38 13,376.90 166.70 5,420.30 2.88350 23.X6.01 4.50 3.058.25 2.50 5,132.25 11.401-75 1.081.31 Automobile !..i. ,,..."." ........... . ...... .... ....... ... ...... 171.133.84 Fines and Forfeitures Trust Funds (including unclaimed fees) from Clerk Care of Patients In State Institutions Care of Patients in County Institutions Sale of Produce County Home Sale of Bridge Material Fees of County Auditor (dcg license collections) .. Fees of County Treasurer Fees of County Recorder - .................. Fees of Clerk of District Court Fees from Other Sources For the Women That Know Good Shoes! Nationally Advertised Brands at savings to 50% " The finest of brands and makes --full of the new styles. Widths as narrow as AAAA and sizes 31/3 to 11. The largest stock of shoes you ever saw and at re- dnccd prices-,loo. . . ,, . . . . . . . Miscellaneous Collections (not included in classification above) ........ ... Transfer from Funds 83.884.71 130.523.17 TO FAR PLACES Egg graders at an Elk Horn concern have received letters from many parts of the world as a result of having affixed their names to eggs being processed at the plant One of the eggs found its way to a troop transport where Fireman First Class Laverne Hanses serves. He wrote his sister, Viola, bookkeeper at the produce house, that he had found 1 of the eggs from Elk Horn, with the signature of "Helen Peterson, Elk Horn, Iowa" written on it. TOTAL RECEIPTS 52,363,232.32 S3.149.306.30 DISBURSEMENTS Stale Treasurer's Receipts S 186,995.34 County Auditor's Warrants 529,621.33 City Mayor's Orders 473.738.29 Drainage Warrants 3.057.51 Drainage Certificates and Bonds ' 703.75 City Special Certllicates 4.275.35 School President's Orders 80S.75J.23 Township Clerk's Receipts .....................*.*.......... 997.63 County Bonds Redeemed 8.COO.OO Interest on County Bonds --· 1,047.50 Prl. and Sec. Road Bonds and Certs; Funding; Bonds 58,328.75 Miscellaneous Payments (not Included in classtiicauon above) 1,484.07 Transfer to Funds 130,523.17 Balance on Hand December 31, 1944 Cash on Hand S 786.053.93 Taxes Collected 2,363,252.32 TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS ?2,304,525.22 $ 844,781.03 Bank Balance-...S $44,781.08 3.149,306.30 Disbursements ............ 2,304,525.22 the finest shoes that money can buy EVERY PAIR A NATIONALLY ADVERTISED BRAND Yes! The best known brands at less than their advertised price. Styles and sizes to suit the most particular men. Save to 50% All Sixes All Widths One Big Lot LADIES' SHOES Odd lots of the finest shoes made. A size Cor n e a r l y every foot. Styles galore. $2.95 Ladies' and Girls' MOCCASIN TOE OXFORDS Reg. $3.95 values. Leather or synthetic soles. Widths as narrow as AA's. Sizes to 10. $2.95 IOWA SHOE BROKERAGE

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