The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 1, 1945 · Page 17
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February 1, 1945

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 17

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE AIKMAN VISITS Latimer--S./Sgt. Ralph W. Jeusen of Maxwell Field, Ala., and Mrs. Jensen have been spending a furlough with his parents, Mr. and . Mrs. H. Iff. Jensen. Mrs. Jensen accompanied him to an air base at Lincoln, Nebr., where he will be assigned to a B-29 of which he is flight engineer. MrsClarks SALADDRESSING North Iowa Creamery Names Whitcomb Head Frederlcksburg -- F. W. Whitcomb, prominent dairy man, was re-elected president of the Fredericksburg creamery at the annual meeting. Leo Drape is secretary. The JVedericksburg creamery has the distinction of being the 2nd largest sweet cream butter factory in the United States. Hake---Peter Olson returned to Beverly Hills, Cal., after spending 2 weeks with relatives here. He came due to the illness and death of his mother, Mrs. Clement Olson. UNITED FRUIT CO. 33 East State Street . Phone 748-749 . 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No Points THURSDAY, FEBRUARY I, IMS Wire Came Just 5 Days Too Late By HAL BOYLE With the 517th Parachute Combat Team In Belgium, Jan. 25-(Delayed)--(JP)--In a regimental command post envious soldiers read a telegram: ·"Corporal Blank holds a letter appointing him to the U.S.M.A. in 1945 x x x " It was one of those things hundreds of soldiers dream about--an appointment of a frontline fighter to the United States Military academy. The telegram continued: "If found physically qualified x x x will be returned to the United States to undergo training x x x " The chance of a lifetime! No more crawling through freezing sapw under mortar fire. No more shivering at night in lonely foxholes--and no more "C" rations. The soldier was a parachute corporal who had fought .'through Italy, Prance and Belgium. A runner took the telegram to a fonvara company with instructions to bring back the corpora] immediately with full equipment --ready to start at once for home and West Point. But no .happy corporal came back. The runner returned with this brief message from company headquarters: "Corporal Blank was killed in action at Trois Fonts, Belgium." The telegram had come 5 days too late. Any good battlefield commander prizes the regard of his men above any recognition that higher headquarters can bestow. That is'why Capt. Earl E. Ehly, former Philadelphia physical education instructor,-treasures a letter written by a wounded man in his company to the commander of the 517th parachute combat team. "Dear Sir," the letter said. "I am in hospital now with a fractured 1 skull. .Being an enlisted man under your command I would like to bring to your attention the kind of officer you have under your command. "The officer I am referring to is Capt. Earl E. Ehly. Here were bis actions while we were engaging the enemy at Soy, Luxembourg-. We were advancing: against a heavy concentration of small arms fire, mortar fire and 240- millimeter artillery fire. 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The letter was signed with an enlisted man's name. The letter--which means more to Ehly than the hero's ribbons he wears over his left pocket--didn't add what the boys who patched up the wounded at the aid station r e m e m b e r . Capt. Ehly wouldn't permit them to give him blood plasma until he was personally shown that the supply on hand was sufficient for all his wounded men. Many Articles Shipped by Gamer Red Cross Garner--Mrs. E. J. Steil, production chairman for the Garner chapter of the American Red Cross, reports that JO boxes were shipped out the past' week. The shipment consisted ot the following articles: 72 filled kits; 2«1 bedroom slippers, 22 men's heavy bathrobes, 40 muslin gowns, 8 outing flannel pajamas. These items were made by the Garner branch assisted by the women erf the Klemme branch. W. K. CoJburn of Harlan jub- mitted his resignation at secretary-treasurer of an insurance firm after having held that office for 45 years. 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