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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, March 20, 1944
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'MONTGOMERY WARD WARDS OIL SALE Charles City Globe-Gazette CELEBRATE 55 YEARS MARRIED All Children at Home for Sperry Gathering Charles City--For the second time in 54 years, a family reunion w«s held at the W. R. Sperry home in Fayctte in which all the Sperry children were present. The first time was 27 years ago. The Sperrys have 6 sons and 2 daughters. The Spcrry's were celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary Monday. They have 12 great grandchildren a_nd 15 great great grandchildren, all living. Mr-3. Sperry was 85 years old Sunday. Those attending the reunion were: Mr. and Mrs. Horace Sperry, Minneapolis: Mr. and Mrs. R. E. farley. Waucoma; Mr. and Mrs. Abbott Coleman, 2 children, Lawler: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sperry, Lawler; Mr. and Mrs. L. Sperry. Charles City; Major and Mrs. Myron C. Sperry, and daughter, Betsy. Fresno, Cal.: Robert Sperry. and son, Bobby, Cedar Rapids; Cpl. and Mrs. William D. Sperry. Milwaukee, Wis.; the Rev. and Mrs. O. E. Paul, 2 children. RockEord; Mrs. Maide Larson, at home. 'MONTGOMERY WARD "SUPREME QUALITY" PENNSYLVANIA OIL plus fedtral Ian You can't buy better oil than "Supreme Quality" ... ct any price --and here's why: (1) 100% pure Pennsylvania, refined from costly Bradford-Allegheny crudes! (2) Double-dewaxed and triple filtered to be impurily-free! (3) Long-lasting and free-flowing! (4) Saves wear on your motor... gives top lubrication under all conditions! Bring your containers and SAVE! FIRST QUALITY RIVERSIDE TlkiS Tires are scarce, and will be, for o long time. That's why you must get the most out of the tires now on your car. If you are eligible for new tires--then get 1 st Quality Riversides, made of GR-S synthetic rubber, and available in limited quantities on Grade 1 Certificates. Fisher Plant Gets Another U. S. Contract Charles City--The war department, in Washington, D. C.. has just notified the Fisher company of Charles City, that it is one of 5 firms selected from a group of over 30 manufacturers to furnish additional items for both the army Former Iowa Boy Becomes Cornet Star Charles City--Carlisle Tornow. son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Tornow, formerly of Charles City, has become a cornetist of note in the vicinity of Modesto. Cal., where he now resides with his parents. Carlisle, now 18 years old, s u f - fered a chest i n j u r y in an automobile accident before he was 5 years old. At the time he was living in Charles City. A physician later recommended that he start taking lessons at the age of 11 on the cornet to strengthen his injuries. Carlisle, a versatile musician, a member of the Mordesto symphony orchestra and has also been featured soloist for many concerts and with several dance orchestras. Mrs. Oscar Immer of Charles City, is Carlisle's sister. SEEKS TROUBLE IN U. S. BOMBERS Charles Cityan Spots Failure in Equipment SAVE AT MONTGOMERY WARD ON Values ML* Home and navy. It be at least a month before production can start, as new and special machinery and equipment must be installed. The award of these additional contracts is an honor bestowed upon the Fisher company and its employes for the good work the company has turned out in the past -for the army and navy and is a recognition of the quality of workmanship and promptness in meeting the schedule of production. The Fisher company was the firsl woodworking factory to receive the army-navy "E" award and the only woodworking factory to receive this honor for the 2nd time. Charles City--At an AAF Bomber Station Somewhere in England: Filling a vitally essential place in the highly-organized maintenance crews on a (lying fortress base, S/Sgt. Verne Erien, 27, of Charles City, specializes in electrical equipment. Sgt. Erien. with his fellow electricians, is in charge of all electrical equipment on the planes in his u n i t , including instruments. He traces down electrical failures in the forts, removes the faulty part or parts, and repairs them in his shop. Erien entered the armed force in October, J 9 4 1 , and before going overseas in September, 1942, he attended Sheppard Field, A. M. School, Texas, and the Boeing Flying Fortress School at Seattle. Wash. In civilian life, Sgl. Erien was H mechanic and electrician tor the Oliver Tractor Works in Charles City. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Erien of Osage. Seabee Cook Returns to Visit Sick Mother Charles City--George Schrader, ship's cook 2nd class with a Seabee vmit in Trinidid, flew home March 3, having been called here illness of his W. Schrader o[ was contacted 18-MONTH GUARANTEE! "KWIK START" fccc. 5.95 100 amp.-hr. cap.--no olher popular-car baltery has more! "45- heavy djty plates, 18-morithquar. SALE! "STANDARD" SPARK PLUGS 27C Compare famous brands! Porcelain insulator, long-life electrode, leak-proof copper gasket. by the critical mother. Mrs. H. Waterloo. He through the Red Cross and that organization made arrangements for this emergency leave. George was manager of the Waverly liquor store before entering the service and is to return to d u t y March 23. He is dividing his time between his mother in Waterloo and his wife and little daughter who now live at the home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Seibel, in Charles City. Charles City Briefs Charles City--A 7 o'clock buffet linner was enjoyed by the members of the Stone school community at the March meeting Friday evening. M. E. Sogarct gave a talk on "Foods for Victory." Games and cards furnished further entertainment. Mrs. Fred Krurnrey and Mrs. B. L. Lambert had charge of the party. Girl Scout troop No. 5 w i t h Janet Eriksen as leader held n pot-luck dinner in the lunch room of the high school Thursday. There were GO in attendance with the Cub | Scouts as guests. Mrs. Elmer Waller Mrs. D. L. Carbaugh as- "SHERWOOD" ARCHERY SET FOR ADULTS 6.95 5 T /z-ft. lernonwood bow, 6 arrows, larger, eatrier guard, tab. "Championship' Set. ...4.95 Joe Gordon "Personal" Glove Mildred Allison and Pfc. A. G. Steffler Wed Charles City--Word has been received of the marriage of Miss Mildred Allison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Allison, of Nashun, to Pfc. Allen G. Steffler, son o£ Mrs. Holt Bean, of Charles City, at Salina, Kans. The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Benjamin Lantz at his home MEDIUM-HEAVY CANVAS COVERS 3.98 6x8'. Waterproofed, single-fill canvas. Reinforcing patches with loops every 5 feel. on March 11. Mrs. Steffler attended Nashua 2.98 Bitter quality, ma[or league sire. Patented ball trap construction. Inner-greased pocket. Light' weight "T" Shirt high school and has helped her parents on the farm until this winter when she was employed at the Yellow Cab in Charles City. Mr. Steffler is also a graduate of the Nashua high school and was employed at the Crystal Ice plant previous to his induction into the army. Mrs. Steffler will make Salina her home for the present while Mr. Steffler is stationed at Camp Phillips nearby. 49c ^ m Llgbl and cool ;;. and iong- weoring, too! Reinforced ctew neck, long body. White cotton. Good-looking and long-wearing. Wide assortment of colors. Sizes range from 6% to 7%. Lightweight Poplin Pullover 025 Full sport cul . . . slips over cloTri- ing. Water and wind resistant. Knit band at waist, cuffs, sleeves. HOLD KID PARTY Charles City -- Announcement was made or the March party for Knights of Pythias, Pythian Sisters and friends at the regular session of Pythian Sisters in the K. P. hall Thursday night. It will be held Saturday evening, March 25. and will be a "kid" party. At the regular meeting Thursday night, husbands of the members were guests at a picnic supper which preceded the regular meeting. sisted in serving. District Court Clerk L. V. Leigh I Friday afternoon issued a mar-11 ge license to James Kelsey. 22, !| of Rudd, and Mary Lois Gray. 19, of Charles City. Mr. and Mrs. Robert White are the parents of a son born at the Cedar Valley hospital. Mr. and Mrs. G. V. Wood and daughter. Wendy Gay. of Cedar Rapids, spent the weekend with the former's brother, .1. E. Wood and family in Charles City. Arnold E. Johnson, fireman 1/c, who has been at home on a 10- day leave, attending the funeral of his father, and visiting bis mother, Mrs. Anna Johnson, also his brothers and sister. 1 ;, returned to Norfolk, Va., Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Toepfer and 2 children left Thursday for their home at Downers Grove. 111., following a week's visit with Mrs. Toepfer's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Will Watkins. They came here to attend the funeral of Mr. Toepfer's father. Henry Toepfer, which was held last Monday. Open house was held Saturday evening at the new American Legion home and many servicemen here on leave, veterans of both wars were present as well members of Mill-shall A. Shannon post No. 174. Lt. and Mrs. Harold L. Meurer arrived home the past week from Marfa, Tex., where he just completed bis pilot's training, received his silver wings and was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in the army air forces. Lt. Meurer entered the army Feb. 6 at Los Angeles Cal. Frorh there he went to a college training detachment at Washington Stale college. Wash., to Santa Ana, Pullman for prc- ELECTS OFFICERS Charles City--At the meeting of the Men's Brotherhood of Central Methodist church Thursday evening, the following were elected as officers for the coming year: President, Donavon Krusc: vice president. Fred Stocker; secretary, A. M. Mauser; treasurer. H. J. Benz; pianist. Walter Bartz. M ontgomery GROTH-MAPES Charles City--Friends and relatives in Charles City have received announcement of the marriage of Marjorie Mapes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Mapcs, formerly of Charles City, now of Minneapolis, to Sgt. Alfred Groth of Chicago. The ceremony took place Saturday. March 11. at Columbus, Ga., where the bride- flight, to Oxnard. for primary, 1 Merced. Cnl.. for basic, and t Marfa. Tex., for advanced train ing. He will return to Albuqucr que, N. Mcx.. where he will trail as a first pilot on a B-24. The \V. R. C. guest party will b held Tuesday afternoon at 2 p. ill groom is stationed. The Rev. W. L Rauch of Waverly. performed th ceremony. The Rev. Mr. Rauch i now at the Lutheran Service ccn ler at Columbus. * Visit our Calaiop: Department for items not carried in the store. Or shop by phone--from the catalog pages! .Monday. March 20. 10U :j MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE GENUINE INNERSTRAP FELTED COTTON MATTRESS Here is "Better Quality" mattress construction that means greater sleeping comfort... plus long service! Genuine double-sewn inner- straps prevent lumping, stretching . . . lengthen the life of your mattress. Prebuill border keeps sidewalls trim and neat. Covered in colorful woven-slrtpe ticking in long-wearing quality! Matching Box Spring 24.95 Only 20% Down! Monthly Payment Plan! :' 4 DAYS ONLY! |O OO FULL-PANEL CRIB 18th CENTURY TUFTED OVAL SCATTER RUGS Sin 24x42' 6.39 An impressive saving! And look at the features! Solid hardwood construction! Automatic drop side for convenience! Full end panels for protection from drafts! Beautiful hardwood grain is protected by Wards best finish in birch or maple effect. Popular 6-year-old, 30x54-inch s^e! See il at Wards! Felted Cotton Mattress, 9.95 NEW DBAPS3IES SPRING . . . See this beautiful "Carved" effect oval rug. You'll love its distinc- live patlern and delicate 1 8lh Century coloring ... copied from hand made French designs. Unusually practical as well as beautiful. Use them in any room in your home. Heavy cotlon yarns are vat- dyed in refreshing colors. Tub-fast and sun-resistant. Size 21x36" 4.79 27x48" 7.59 4.49 Made of popular nubby textured cotlon that drapes beautifully! And printed in the best dyes available! Well made! 2'/z yards long to hang in graceful sweeping folds! Buy at Wardsl STRIPED CRASH FOR DRAPERIES HARDWOOD DOOR MATS Kty. 1M 98c yarrf 59 C New! Smart in modern rooms! Rows of fine colored yarns woven on soft textured cotlon. Makes good-looking, inexpensive draperies, couch throws . . . even bedspreads! 36 inches wide. An efficient mat to keep your floors clean. Mode of hardwood sials with space between. Three sections . . . easy to keep clean, lies flat. Sturdy. Comes in natural color. VENETIAN BLINDS CUSTOM MADE [10 tq. ft, mr'nj'mwm) 44 None belter at this low price! Washable enameled wood slatsf Automatic mechanism! Cornice top! Bring your window measurements to Wards TODAY -. ; ; get FREE ESTIMATEI M * Visit our Catalog Department for items not in store stocks "to Give your budget a lift... use our Monthly Payment Plan' ontgomery Ward

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