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Upholds $1026 Verdict Rites at AltaVista for Veteran of War I . . *„„ ., a tne mot,™ by attorneys City asking for the dty of 1 T.f Jnew trial. more that funeral Wednesday Alta Vista — Military services were held afternoon for Frank 1 died of pneumonia at the Veterans hospital at Des Moines Sunday ihe Rev. Henry Mueller officiated Lutheran church and mem- embers of the local Veterans cf Foreign Wars and American Ltgion post of New Hampton were °n charge of the military rites. Burial was in Howard cemetery at Elma suffered . le g on a f ° r Pushed onto nT V ce and sn °w •nowplow. ^bing by a city Rites to Be Friday for Cresco Pioneer deceased was born n Charles City, Dec. 11, 1 888 H" came to Alta Vista in 1916 and followed the barber trade for a nun . He was a veteran of Mason City Globe-Gaiett*, Muon City, la. D eCj 23. 1948 11 Draftees' and Veterans' Guide— Impossible to Estimate Number of Draft Eligibles By THOMAS M. NlAL Its impossible to estimate accurately how many draft eligibles are going to be hustled into the army. Congress has decided we need to maintain a certain manpower level to make our country secure Cresco — services y west of Cresco" Alta Vista, Roy of Fort Dodge Gilber t. ' Mr£ er . and one sister Mrs Charles (Gertrude) Lukrite of Alta Vista. One sister, Estelle died about 30 years ago. as: o, vas arried ,„ Miss' /£n. Drunken Driver Fined $300; License Taken Cresco—Robert Sexton of Cresco was fined $300 and costs in dis- tiict court when he was arraigned before Judge W. H. Antes and Pleaded guilty to a ch£™ of if, eratmg a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Information was furn- Excepting , ,,„ are 3 grandchildren. "Deaf, Dumb" Man Talks Too Much It was recommended by the court that Sexton's drivers license be surrendered and canceled and that no new driver's license shall be issued to him for a period of GO days. Sexton stated that he has no liquor permit. The cpurt ordered that no liquor permit shall be issued to him except in the manner provided by law Clear Lake Briefs We. Elston Hill. Fort Meade, Maryland, has arrived to spend P S * tmas with his Parents Mr and Mrs. Clarence Hill. Horses and bobsled for hire for parties. Phone .776. Mrs. Robert Bell. 510 S. 4th . h" recu P« ratin e at her home her recent stay in the Mercy hospital Mason City. Her mother- stuart Bel1 is Retail Bakery Store will be closed all day Christmas Order ' T ° PP tea rolls and Tacoma, Wash., (U.R)—it good while it lasted, but. was B - 49, a tran- here and handed them a note saying "I am '**" w il nd dumb - l a m a veteran of World war I. I need help. Please . help me." Police didn't bother mm. Later an officer dropped into a »rfl% 2"*? sur P ris ed to find the deaf and dumb" transient arguing with the proprietor about the price of a meal. Carman was booked orderly conduct. for dis- Fire Engines Don't Go as Fast as You Think Chicago, (U.R) — Almost every- iHTr'tVii*-.!.™ .e; , - J ,J Ir- a j' d Mrs ' C1 ««a«e Hill have received a copy of the Los Angeles Times m which a picture of their son S/Sgt. L. O. Hill, appeared The ptcture shows him holding body thinks wildly on th fire trucks speed trip to a blaze but apparently they don't. It's all an illusion, John A. Arnold of the National Retailers Mutual Insurance Co., discovered. "When an engine rolls down the street with its red lights flashing and its siren screaming,, people think it is going twice as fast as it IO T *V**'»»*».;.J found, city travel more is," he said. Actually, Arnold fire trucks seldom ., ^ H»-J.VAVJ111 — M vv-i J.I.IVJL C than 35 miles an hour. They don't have to because most fire stations are within a mile and a half of a fire and the time saved isn't worth the risk of a crash. all the marine reserves to h2n Se *l° r , the P ic lu« in order to help the drive for "Toys for Tots" m which it is hoped that all orphan s stockings will be filled for Christmas. Lake Township Oweso club held a Christmas party Tuesday evening, in the city hall, with a large attendance. The entertainment included an exchange of gifts, program and refreshments. Clear Lake Rural Teacher's club met at the home of Mrs. Harold Aitchison Tuesday evening, and sang carols. The hostess plaved several numbers on her new solo- vax, and served refreshments es and ARRIVES AT LAKP T>W „, - . ~—— — _ Dr. C. Greer Succumbs to Heart Attack t Clear Lake — Mrs. S. E. Eldrcd nas received a clipping about Dr . - . . m. in a plane piloted by Ted 1r Sauke. They circled over the lake several times and landed from the southwest. As Santa left the plane he was laughing heartily while the cnil- drove to Minneapolis F Mervin aster vhn h , " er who had visited for 10 days at the home of Mr. Raster's parents Mr " It is our pleasure at this time of year to wish all our friends a Merry Christmas SHADY BEACH South Shore AL CARDARELLI Clear Lake Charles __„, , clllura home. Mr. and Mrs. Hill- jegerdes returned Wednesday Brownies 4th grade had a Christmas party including a tree and g lft exchange at junior high srhnni Wednesday after school Lysne was a guest. Carols were sung Mmes. Paul Lysne and H. B. Cook, leaders, served treats of ice cream and cookies Cub Scouts Den 2 had a Christmas p arty Wednesday- after school at the home of Mrs. Charles Davis, Jimmie Jacobson and Dickie Du regger had charge of games, and Dennis Mosher, Gary Leach and Wayne Nesbit furnished refreshments. Games were played and songs sung. "Flying Eagles" f chosen for a name for the den Christmas .activities in the was _._- • — — -•-••*»^.«j. j..n LI 1C Methodist church in Clear Lake will culminate with the showin<* of the motion picture "Where L , ov £ ]* G ° d Is >" a dramatization of Tolstoy's story of the same name, Sunday evening at 7-30 Mr and Mrs. John J. McGill I nd ^ amily recentl y moved to 304 b. 4th street from Detroit, Mich. Ice Harvest Start is Still Uncertain Clear Lake—The beginning of ice harvest is uncertain, as Chris Jacobsen has taken the work of hauling freight and express for the month of December, and has not had time to measure the ice Charles S. Greer, 48, retired army veterinarian, who died suddenly at Tulsa, Okla., following a heart attack Dec. 7. A military T ™ a ii sei ' v . lce was held at the R. L. Mob ley funeral home of Sand springs. v . D , r - ^reer was the husband of Viola Turner, daughter of Mrs George Grimm, who formerly lived on East Main street Mrs Greer was graduated trom the Clear Lake high school. Dr. Greer, who had been in good health apparently, became ill shortly after arriving at his office where he was stock yard veterinarian, and died before reaching the hospital at Tulsa. Dr. Greer was a native of Pennsylvania, educated at Plttsburg university and at Iowa State college.^Ames, where he received his "in veterinary medicine in He entered the Veterinary Corps of the army immediately after graduation and served for 19 years, including 4 years in Hawaii, troop duty with cavalry units and extended service in Washington, D. C. He was discharged from service at Pomona, Cal., as a lieutenant colonel in 1945. , Dr. Greer was active in professional organizations and had served as president of the District of Columbia Veterinarians' association. He was a member of the Oklahoma Veterinarians' association, the Sand Springs Rotary club, Theta Chi fraternity, the United Presbyterian church of Washington, D. C. and a 32nd degree Mason. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite Consistory of Guthrie. Dr. Greer is survived by his wife, a daughter, Charlene, a student at the University of North Carolina; a son, Charles, Jr., a student at the Horace Mann junior high school, and 5 brothers Dr Joseph Greer, of California; George and Walter of near Pittsburgh, Pa., and Ralph, Turtle Creek, Pa., and 2 sisters, Mrs. Homer Thompson, Unity, Pa., and maroon colored Hri, r u ,, by Walter Cookman to Lake theater where a line of Civic League Delivers 16 Gift Baskets , waited to arrive and the theater to open for ... scheduled for 10 a. m. The free movie %.„„ uuc Brown in "The Tender Years' dog story, shown from 10 a' m until C p. m. for adults and children. ^Santa threw out boxes of crack- fi' ^ a £ k ,,r as he rode merrily through Mam street and handed out treats to the children at the theater, assisted by C. E. Mosher and other theater employes He also visited all stores during the day, as well as shut-in children and some adults, and left treats. The Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual Santa Glaus , ., Mrs. Chester Elliott, Murrayville Pa. Gov. Roy T. Turner of Oklahoma canceled his planned trip to the Interstate Oil Commission at Wichita, Kans., to attend the funeral of his brother-in-law Dr C S. Greer. to see how thick these days have made it. colder His son, Bynum Jacobsen, is now hauling the ice, delivered by their company, from Mason City = c +v^;,. as their hausted. supply has May this Christmas bring you gladness and a full measure of contentment. And may the New Year open up new vistas of happiness!! FRETTEM'S DAIRY PHONE 5 CLEAR LAKE Phone Enterprise 23000 Mason City May gifts galore grace your hearth, may joy rule in all your hearts! CLEAR LAKE MiLLWORKS Rudy Hansen Clear Lake Chapters of Beta Sigma Phi Have Potluck Dinner Clear Lake—XI MU and Beta Omicron chapters of Beta Sigma Phi had a potluck dinner at 7 Monday evening in the homemaking room at the high school. Christmas games were played and a brief program given. Charm sisters were revealed by a gift exchange. Names were drawn for new charm sisters for next year. The Misses Maxihe Christenson and Lola Kimball and Mrs. B. E. Stewart, Lincoln, Ga., were guests. Beta Omicron chapter will meet at the home of Mrs. Richard Harry Jan. 10. 65 Children Attend Lions Christmas Party Clear Lake—Lions club held their annual kiddies Christmas party, Wednesday noon, at the V. F. W. hall, with about 65 children present. A turkey dinner was served after which Santa Glaus distributed gifts. The children and the club members sang a group of Christmas carols, accompanied by Mrs. Burdette Bailey. The Christmas party committee included George Newman, Kenneth Becker and Dr. Dean Clapsaddle. day, furnishing treats and the show. Barry Pumb is chairman of the committee in charge, assisted by Mr. Mosher and Archie Larson. Mr. Mosher reported a full house 01 approximately 500 attending the show in the morning. Ice Skating Rink Planned at Clear Lake Clear Lake—The ice on the lake froze rough this year, so a place at Lincoln school has been chosen to be use-d for an ice skating rink. The snow has been removed, and the rink flooded Wednesday night It was partly frozen during the night and a finishing coat will be put on Thursday night if the weather is cold enoueh. H not the last coat will be put on the first night the thermometer reaches near zero, which is necessary to keep the water from running off. The lake froze too rough this year to be used for skating near the city. Flooding the ice makes it crack, so it is almost impo*- sible to make a rink on the lake It is reported to be smoother near the North Shore. Otto Peterson and Su.pt. T. G. Burns are the committee who have charge of the rink. They are trying to get it ready for use during vacation. Chapter AE of P. E. 0. Sisterhood Party Held at Bawden Home Clear Lake—Chapter AE of P E. O. Sisterhood held a Christmas party at the home of Mrs. L M Bawden Tuesday evening with Mrs. Herman Knudson as a guest Money was sent for 2 CARE packages. Mrs. Warner M. Hubbard read a 1948 Christmas play, "Uncle Jimmy Versus Christmas" by Fred Eastman. Mrs. C. F. Crane will be the hostess Jan. 4 and Mrs. L W Mahone will give the lesson. tee. announced Thursday that the Civic League 16 baskets from that Wednesday and 9 fn ganizations. Assisting Mrs'." Miller free show were Mmes. G. E. Curphy and Arthur Hammond. Mr. Curphy d°was Joe E. Uvered all the baskets. Many who received the baskets were old people who lived alone. A chicken and fruit and perishable articles were bought by the league and put in each basket Mr. and Mrs. Peter Miller dressed the chickens. Toys were donated by the Home Improvement club. The children', free show, which was donated by C. E. Moshei manager of Lake thfa*.«"- H-~... -.' crowd of 150 to 200 children "Saturday and a large amount of jams, nice canned fruit and a good assortment of other home canned articles were brought by the children. The movie was a Gene Autry western movie and much enjoyed by the children. Mrs. Arthur Johnson, who was chairman of the Welfare committee, for 14 years, was presented a rose, from the committee. Senior Scouts Hold Christmas Parties Lake — Senior Scouts 303 sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce with Clarence Pease as leader, will play a 4-H team as a preliminary game Thursday evening at the high school gym, their leader has announced. The second game will be Clear Lake V.F.W., who play the Garner team. Senior Scouts will meet Jan. 5 for their next meeting. Boy Scout Troop 30 held a Christmas party Tuesday evening at junior high school, played games, had ice cream, cookies and apples for treats. Dr. G. H Git- troop committeeman and Strode Hinds, who attends Iowa State university, were guests. Chuck Miller, scoutmaster, had charge Boy Scout Troop 75 met at the fion Lutheran church, with 6 Ventura boys who have joined the troop present. Tests passed previously were reviewed. Bud Thoe scoutmaster, has announced that boys 12 years old are invited to visit the troop and also to join Boy Scout troop 17 met at junior high school, played games and had I a study period. Roger Heetland Played taps for closing followed ay the Indian benediction Before we can must reach it. The level has maintain it we Set at about nnn ,000 men for the army alone It is a good deal less than that to- e only congress de•^ , - - cided, to get it up to the 900 000 mark is to have selective service. It would be simple enough to take that 900,000 figure, subtract from it the strength of the present army (645,000 on Oct. 31) and Sa .V emust draft the Ql ^0 Clear number Junior Can't Be Computed But that's not so, because the all-important question mark, voluntary enlistments, cannot possibly be computed. Right now jobs are pretty easy to get and nobody has to go into the army to make a living. But suppose we had an economic setback in the next 3 ™? ntl ?s and jobs became just a little tougher to find. Even a minor ^cession could channel hundreds of civilians into the army as volunteers. For every one who enlisted one less would have to be drafted. Or figure that high-paying job, are going to be with us for a long time Figure that, as a result hardly anybody is interested in -he $75 a month army job Then the army would have to" reach its manpower level almost wholly by the draft. Monthly draft calls might go up to 40,000 or 50000 instead of 10,000 and 15,000. ' And if and when it does there will be an immediate reaction—a Jot of tne men who feel pretty sure they 11 get drafted will start enlisting on their own hook. _ You can see it is a very sensitive picture all the way around. Every little army announcement o'f monthly enlistmentjfigures providing for payments to former prisoners' of war?" It's still a' law, but congress didn't appropriate any money to carry it out. The next congress undoubtedly will do so. From F. E. A., Landover Hills, Md.: "Can an officer in the navy get a GI bill loan to build a house?" No, unless he has a discharge or separation papers issued after Sept. 17, 1940. From Mrs. A. K., Detroit: . Would the only son of a mother whose husband was killed in the last war be eligible for the draft?" There's nothing in the draft law to prevent his being drafted-just because his father was killed in (he war. However, he might obtain a depenlency deferment if the mother is fully dependent on him. (Editor's Note: You may address personal inquiries to Major Nial in care of this paper. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope.) or future draft calls c¥H upset the pattern of the moment. That's the reason nobody can tell you accurately when the first 21- year-olds will be called in the T V ' ' ° r the first 20-year- Its a question of wait and r see. Questions From R. B. H., Butler, <<Tiru i. — ' *•* ^ 4C:1 1 rd.. Whatever happened to that law Soybean Seed Alloted to Mitchell Farmers Osage — Members of the Mitchell county seed committee met recently and made allotments of approximately 2,000 bushels of Hawkeye soybeans to 115 farmers in all townships in the county. These beans have been grown by 9 farmers during the 1948 season and will all be used for seed purposes next summer. Members of the county seed committee include Fred Langrock, Hugh Min- ms, M. A. Woodward, Gerald McGrane and Arthur Gerlach. Growers the past year included Ervin Baldner, Leo Jax, Clair Johnson, Elmer Clausen, Gaylord Lunde, L. E. Christiansen, Marvin Edginton, Lloyd Odden and LaVern Wilde. CARD OF THANKS I wish to thank the American Legion Auxiliary and all my friends and relatives for their cards, gifts and other expressions of sympathy during my recent stay in the hospital. Mrs. Robert Bell Merry CHRISTMAS Lake Barber Shop Twenty Carriers Receive Presents Clear Lake — Twenty Clear Lake carriers of the Mason City Globe-Gazette were presented gift certificates Wednesday. The certificates are good for purchases in all Clear Lake stores and vary in amount with the length of service rendered by the carrier. Fatness Can Be Inherited Providence, R. I., (U.R)—Fatness due to overeating can be inherited, the Brown University biology department reported after experiments on "Butterball," a rotund mouse, and her progeny. But the inherited fatness also can be corrected, as it is in humans, by proper diet, laboratory workers found. To insure daily repetition of prayers, twelth-century Persian" decorated their dwelling \val!s with clay tiles in which prayers were inscribed. Child Recovering ' Swea City—Mi-, and Mrs. John Haisman and daughter, Hazel,have returned from Rochester Minn., where Hazel was a patient at the Mayo clinic. The little girl is recovering alter a serious illness, but is not yet able to return to school. Friends and neighbors have presented the Haismans with a purse of money to help defray hospital expenses which have been a heavy item for the Hais- mans throughout the past year. FINER'S SELF SERVE STORE Clear Lake Each flicker of the Yuletide candles lights the way for us to wish you a wonderful Christmas abundant with health, happiness and prosperity. And may we include in our greeting our sincere thanks for your appreciated patronage of the past year. CLUB LIDO SOUTH SHORE SINCERE Two of the best joys of Christmas are having good friends and wishing them a great deal of happiness. CLEAR LAKE BANK AND TRUST CO. Clear Lake, Iowa CLEAR LAKE ^^

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