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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa • 10

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10 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1944 OWd iSotYi let rails Uver reel Before ens 771 7 Chute Op bard Ackley High Here There HEMP PLANT TO MAKE TEST RUN to Observe UPPER IOWA SET FOR GALA EVENT New Albin Clergyman Homecoming Speaker Fayette Miss Dora Carter, ESCAPES FROM NAZI HELD AREA 5 of Crew 2 Dead; 3 Get Away Orchard Word was received Mine Loads Delivered for Mill Processing Garner The Britt hemp mill by Marguerite Schrader Fisher received 9 loads of hemp Saturday, taking in a little to process to Homecoming Ackley Ackley high school was to observe its annual homecoming Friday evening beginning with a football game in which the Ackley Raiders were to meet Teachers High, Cedar Falls. Featuring the evening, the homecoming queen and her attendants were to be chosen by popular vote of the tudent body. The homecoming dance was to conclude the entertainment, sponsored by the alumni association. through a letter from her hus see how it works out. worn wun hemo is Droizressing much more favorably this year than last and chairman of public ceremonies committee of Upper Iowa university, announced Friday that the Rev, DeWitt Clinton of New Albin, a member of the class of 1943, would be the speaker at the special convocation service of the U.

I. U. homecoming celebration Oct. 28-29, at the Fayette Methodist church, Sunday morning, Oct. 29, at 10:30 o'clock.

band, Lt. David W. Fisher, that he was safe and back in Italy again. This was the first news she had of him, since he had been listed as missing in action for 3 months. On May 18, after a raid over Ploesti, Romania, their B-24 machines are tying as much as zu acres in 1 day.

Negotiations are under way to use war prisoners from the Al-gona camp to do the stacking at the mill. Delivery of this year's crop is expected to begin in the next 10 days. Liberator had gone down. Lt. Fisher, bombardier, and his pilot, Lt.

Steve Helfrich of Long Basil Rowland, a soldier now Former Resident Dies ynr ') IT- i 1 1 I irh it A v. I i i Island, N. managed to escape ST. ANSGAR CUBS GIVEN CHARTER Installation Rites Followed by Awards St. Ansgar A charter from the national council of the Boy Scouts of America for the purpose of Riving the cubbing program to the boys of the 9 to 12 year age of the community was presented to the American Legion Auxiliary of St.

Ansgar by Dr. E. K. Allen, neighborhood commissioner, and was accepted on behalf of the Auxiliary by Wilmer Rosel, chairman of the committee for the Auxiliary. Charter members of the pack are A.

Byron Golberg, A. Tess-man, pack committeemen; Mrs. Ben Mouw, Mrs. J. "Wright, den mothers; Gene Gerlach, cubmas-ter; L.

Vandermyde, R. Thacher, den chiefs; Jack Wright, Richard William, Carl Tesch, Ronnie Rosel, Richard Rosel, James Rosel, Eugene Henry, Phillip Hanna, Robert Biege, Dick Barrows, cubs. Mr. Gerlach presented to the parent of each cub the bobcat award and they in turn gave this award to their son. The installation ceremony was closed by the cubs giving the cub oath and law.

Following the installation ceremony a Mitchell district Boy Scout court of honor was held. The Rev. O. A. Langehough, chairman of advancement, was in charge and he was assisted by Dr.

E. K. Allen, L. Vandermyde, scoutmaster of troop 52; Father J. G.

Schmitz, chairman of leadership training. in training and a 1943 graduate in the fine arts division of U. I. who is home on a furlough, will sing at this special service which climaxes the 2-day special from the German-held Balkan countries where their plane crashed. One of the other members of their 10-man crew escaped through Greece to north Africa by a different route.

He was the ball- Iowan Ready for Combat With Enemy This annual event will turret gunner, Sgt. George Bar- many features, and many alumni from over a wide area are expected to be present; One of the special events will be the U. I. U. nett of Keota, who reached allied territory 3 days after the other 2.

Five of the crew are prisoners of war in Germany, and 2 boys are dead. One's chute failed to open, and the other one never got out of the plane. honor roll service at the college Garner Mr. and Mrs. Robert McMillin of Denver, are visiting at the parental Roy L.

McMillin and Ed Boenke homes. Mr. McMillin accepted a position with the Western Mineral Products company of Minneapolis, and they will go there to live about Nov. 1. Thornton Dr.

and Mrs. H. A. Janson returned Tuesday evening from northern where they visited relatives for several days. Garner Dr.

R. E. Ulrich of Garner was re-elected a state director for 2 years of the Iowa Chiropractors association at the convention held in Des Moines this week. He represents the northern district At the convention Dr. Ulrich served as sergeant-at-arms.

Belmond Pvt. Dick Foss is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louie Foss, for 10 days. Ringsted Sgt.

and Mrs. Wayne McKay of Camp Leonard Wood, are visiting Mrs. McKay's parents, Mr. and Mrs. F.

G. Pieter-sen. Clarion Mr. and Mrs. Dan Leonard received word of the birth of a grandson, Richard James, Oct.

10 at Sioux City. Mrs. Stober is the former Francis Leonard of Clarion. Rake Mr. and Mrs.

Ramon Nelson are the parents of a son born Oct. 13 at the Dolmage hospital in Buffalo Center. Cor with Louise Escher, who was taken suddenly ill Saturday morning is somewhat improved. Her son, Pvt. Robert, and family of California, and her daughter, Lois, who is employed in Peoria, 111., are home.

Itingsted Mrs. Ralph W. Anderson and 2 children of West Union came herethis week for a visit at the A. L. Anderson home.

Manly Mrs. Barbara Vanek of Lake Forest, 111., and Mrs. Tracy Dunham of Chicago, are visiting Mrs. Mary Chehock, who is a patient at a hospital in Mason City. Swaledale Lincoln Sykes, son of Mr.

and Mrs. Ben Sykes, former residents, who has been in the navy for many years and just returned from South Africa, was a visitor in town, accompanied by his sisters, Mrs. Roy Kiser and Mrs. Desta Sterns, Mason City. Nashua Mr.

and Mrs. Howard at Central City Home Goldfield Mrs. a Cunningham, a former Goldfield resident, died early Sunday at Central City, following a long illness. She was born Jan. 22, 1866, west of Central City.

On April 7, 1910, she married Dr, A. S. Cunningham, an early Goldfield physician, and they resided here until his death. Following his death she returned to eastern Iowa to make her home. She became a member of the Congregational church at an early age and was also a member of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by 5 step-children: Ray L. Cunningham of Goldfield, A. H. Cunningham of Storm Lake, Mrs. Lillian Tappen of Cedar Rapids, Hal Cunningham of Buhl, Idaho, and Carl Cunningham of Springfield, 111.

gymnasium, at 2:45 p. m. Saturday afternoon, Oct. 28. This service will especially honor 9 former students of U.v I.

U. who have made the supreme sacrifice in "We had bombed Ploesti that day and were on our way home. Two motors were out No. 3 and No. 4.

We had lost sight of our formation and had lost eonsid en World war II, also all sons and daughters of Upper Iowa who are now in the armed forces. able altitude. I had just come back from the nose where I had kicked Two yaars ago at homecoming, the first Upper Iowa service flag 15th Army Air Force In Italy 2nd Lt. Ernest L. Anderson, 20, of near Lake Mills, Iowa, arrived overseas at this 15th AAF P-38 Lightning fighter base in Italy to begin his combat career as a pilot against the axis.

A graduate of Lake Mills high school, in May, 1941, and former student at the University of Iowa, Anderson entered the army Dec. 1,. 1942. He received flight training and was awarded his pilot's wings and commission Feb. 8, 1944, at Luke Field, Ariz.

Lt. Anderson will pilot his Lightning as a member of the top scoring fighter group in the Mediterranean theater of operations, a veteran unit credited with over 550 aerial victories. the nose-wheel door open Bob, the navigator, was still up in the was dedicated with 150 stars upon nose. There were 6 of us on the it. At present there is a total of 477 who can be thus honored, in cluding 12 who have been hon flight deck.

Suddenly, without any warning, our No. 1 engine went dead and the plane went into a violent spin to the left. I was standing at the time in the bomb bay talking to "Tex," the nose gunner. Threw me off balance. Our altitude was around 14.000.

orably discharged and 9 who are indicated with tiny gold stars. The celebration opens Saturday morning, Oct. 28, with a band concert on downtown streets of Fayette at 10:30. The band is directed by Prof. Louis Malloy.

in charge and below us mountains ranged of instrumental music at U. I. U. in height up to 8,500 feet. Forest City Soldier SERVES AS COOK Slicing bread for hungry GI's is Sgt.

Harry E. Jungling, 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius 1L Jungling, Clarksville, cook with a 15th AAF B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment squadron based in Italy. Jungling's group recent received the distinguished unit citation for its extraordinary achievement in destroying 40 nazi aircraft while raining ruin on an important German target in the Balkans.

It has staged more than 140 attacks on enemy installations throughout Europe. A farmer in civilian life, Jungling entered the AAF in August, 1942. He has been stationed in Italy since last January.1 His wife, Darlene Jungling, also lives in At 11 o'clock class stunts will be given at the gymnasium. At 2:45 will be held the U. I.

U. honor role service; at 6 o'clock the col Highlandville Woman Dies of Heart Attack Decorah--Mrs. Htfvor Bentley of Highlandville was found dead in bed Wednesday morning at her home. Apparently she died in her sleep of a heart attack. She was subject to heart trouble but had not been ill recently.

Mrs. Bentley's maiden name was Sarah Olson. She is survived by the following children, Gjer-mund Bentley of Decorah; Mrs. Oscar Winger of Decorah; George Bentley of Mabel, Mrs. J.

G. Thune of Adel, Iowa; Henry Bentley of Decorah; and Lawrence Bentley of Spring Grove. lege dinner at the Methodist Goldfield Woman Dies After Stroke at Home Goldfield F-u a 1 services were to be held at the Wilson funeral chapel at Eagle Grove Friday afternoon for Mrs. William Slater who died suddenly at her home Tuesday night. Mrs.

Slater had been in poor health for some time. A heart attack caused her death. Mr. Slater was at his work at the soybean plant at Eagle Grove when she was stricken, but a nephew, Jack Slater, who has made his home with them was at the home. She is survived by her husband and the nephew whom she has raised.

church; at 8 clock an overture by the college orchestra in the gymnasium and at 8:15 a homecoming play "George Washington Slept Here." "By the time I had regained my sense of direction and balance, we were, spinning more to the right. I dove headlong Into space, followed by the others. I can recall every second of my drop. My first thought was to wait, because the plane might spin into me. Then I pulled my cord-but the chute did not open! I had stepped falling so fast just a slow end over end In the air.

I can't say I opened my chute, but I was-clawing at it trying to rip the silk from the Back. There Wounded Second Time Algona Louis Fickbohm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Fickbohm, farmers west of here until a year ago when they moved to Forest City, has been wounded for the 2nd time in military campaigns. His first wound was received 5 days after D-day and the last was with the First army in Germany.

He was shot through the knee and is hospitalized in England. Crooks celebrated their 25th wed ding anniversary Sunday, 52 relatives being present at a family dinner. nourishment and "amoebic dysentery." They contracted the latter sometime in June, and without any medical attention, it grew worse. tion to 1st lieutenant. He is eligible for several medals, including the Purple Heart and the distinguished flying cross.

He has already received the air medal. Lt. Fisher is the son of Mrs. James In the Balkans, where so much of SEAVER RITES HELD St. Ansgar Funeral services were to be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the First Lutheran church for William Seaver, 78, who died Monday morning at his home.

The Rev. O. Langehough officiated. Burial was t5 be in the First Lutheran cemetery. the ground is mountainous, the people use every foot of ground that can be tilled for gardens.

Even human waste is used for fer Statisticians figure that if all the lumber cut in the United States during the past 135 years were stacked, it would make a cube exactly one mile in each dimension. Fisher, of Iowa City, and was agency, manager for the Davenport Democrat in Iowa City sev About 153 pounds of bolts, nuts and rivets are used in the average truck, according to the war production board. LUND RITES SET Rake Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 at the Zion Lutheran church for Albert H. Lund, who died at the University hospital in Minneapolis Tuesday. Chaplain S.

O. Sorlien will be in charge of the service. Burial will be in the East Zion cemetery. The native beverages of Nor was only the scream of the falling plane to hear, on its death plunge. "I was in a bunched my head down, falling headlong, with my knees drawn up.

With a terrible shock the chute opened. Blood spurted from ray mouth and nose, and I felt like a-giant hand had torn me in two. I saw tilizer, and any ground that had the germs ori it would grow dis EXAM DATES SET Garner County Supt. Charles S. Whitney announces that examinations for uniform county certificates will be held at the courthouse in Garner Oct.

25, 26 and 27, beginning at 8 o'clock p. m. It would take 225 years for a normal student to complete the 2,470 courses offered by the Pennsylvania State college. eased vegetables. They evidently ate some infected vegetables.

They were thin, losing between 40 and eral years before enlisting. Movie Plan. Given Okay mandy and Brittany are cider and apple brandy. The New Flat Top 50 pounds. This was due partly from dysentery, partly to 1 periods with no food whatsoever, and partly because of the nervous strain they were under, walking, and trying to keep away from the Joice The Joice Independent school received a double A prior ity to put in a movie system with Germans.

a public address, plus screen and David wore out one pair of G. shoes, walking over and around lit microphone. The cost will be over $500. Each class of the high school has been the At one time they were so close to being captured, that the heel was shot off of Lt. llelfrich's boot.

assigned to raise a quota toward paying for it. The seniors begin Saturday with bake sales at the local stores. The new system is Mrs. Fisher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

George Schrader, of Orchard, rj hti mil -v expected to be here before Christ' mas. M. A. Wehrle is superintendent. was with Lt.

Fisher throughout most of his training. She has been the plane explode upon hitting the ground. This all took place in seconds. I looked up once, looked down, and then out loud prayed. I was going to land not far from the plane.

Steve was to back at this time, not over 60 yards away. I tried to maneuver to land in snow on the side of the mountain, but instead I crashed onto large rocks. There I was winded, bleeding, and in occupied territory. Got a few cuts about the face from the jagged rocks. "Steve and I had landed together near our plane.

The spin of the plane was very tight, otherwise we would have landed some distance away. The others were floating down into the valley and Umber. Just to give you a rough idea, Steve jumped last with not over 1,000 feet clearance. I should have come down last, because a chute slows you down, yet we landed at the same time. I will be safe in saying I fell some 4,000 to 5,000 feet as a free drop, before my chute opened.

"The plane was burning fiercely with black oily smoke towering hundreds of feet into the air. Our position was well above timber-line. There were sheer cliffs and cragk on either side. Falling any (GO) staying with her parents, until David returns home on furlough, sometime in November. He was to leave Italy soon, after rejoining his squadron, receiving his promo SMART FROH THE WORD Inhabitants of the Commander Islands, situated in the Bering Sea, are descendants of Russians and Aleuts.

II Trimmed Ik. Cafot Flattering Pillbox where but where we did would have meant certain, instant death. 7 FIND THE MOST BECOMING HAT YOU EVER OWNED The others floating down into the valley and timber were picked up til" gSyoJ almost Of the 3 boys that were in the back of the plane, I'm not just sure, but I twnlc at least 1 of them didn't get out. I do know that ALL of i us didn't get out. We were told Crossroads of a million private livesf that 2 were found and buried near R88 sea Kicevo, Yugoslavia.

In This Special Selling For reasons of military security, Lt. Fisher couldn't reveal just ex actly where they spent those 3 months, nor how they were evacu ated and returned to Italy. However, he has written a few interest With Broadway stars bringing you KGLO I P.M. Saturday ing details of his summer which he spent in Yugoslavia and Albania. They spent some of the time with the partisans under the command of Marshal Tito in Yugo Forward slavia.

He saw how the partisans live, eat, fight and carry on their guerilla warfare against the Ger mans. He says the Yugoslavs are swell, every, inch a man and sol iltr A You'll find everything that's new in millinery in this special selling. You'll find the "more hat" angle that you've been reading about in the latest fashion forecasts. Even your favorite calot looks new with trimmings of bows, feathers, veils. Every hat is more flattering this year because hats are real hats again.

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At night around their campfires, in the mountains, they would sin, a fx too, and it was really impressive, Sheepraising is of the most im portant industries there, and they use the wool, the meat and the Brought to joa bj on onuun CAKE FLOUR. milk. After the boys were evacuated THE (Jsod COME FROM they were taken directly to the WHERE hospital at Bari, Italy. There they were given treatment for under.

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