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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 31, 1949, Mason City, Iowa 1G City Jan 31 Mason Clly la Plan Campaign foiEquipment Alumni atEllsworth Will Engineer Drive Iowa of Ellsworth college are planning a campaign to raise aboul lor tile rol for lirchase of equipment fh SuPPLes not obtainable through other sources A committee has Ixeti named to make plans Three faculty mem bers have been named on the committee They are Lewis An derson instructor in art Randall laylor instructor in science Or ville Gaulke instructor in business training Ross Elliott of Iowa Falls now a student at the University of Illi nois is president of the alumni as sociation Swea Cityan in Worldwide Air Service Alberl C RI v rau lorces son of Mrs Blanche Richardson of Swea City is serving as an administrative technician in the Airways and Air Communications Service AACS at heauquarters Military Air Iransport Service Wash rePoitecJ lor duty in tne AACS in August 1948 AACS is the worldwide communications network of the MATS Shortly after its creation MATS was given the added responsibility of helping to supply the city of Berlin by air At present Qpera has Priority and an MATS planes and personnel are directly or indirectly support ing this tremendous task INFANT DIES Charles services will be held Tuesday afternoon at Grossmans chapel for Dennis Kay Ehlmg born at Cedar Vallev hospital Nov 13 1948 who died at the hospital at 3 a m Sunday of intestinal trouble He was the infant son of Mr and Mrs Wil liam Ehiing The Rev Wesley F Belling of the Floyd Methodist church will officiate and burial will be m Riverside cemetery Besides the parents he is sur vived by 2 brothers Kenneth 6 years and Dean 22 months grandparents Mr and Mrs Os car Ehling of Floyd and Mr and Mrs William Harms of Norwood Minn paternal grandparents Mrs Ernestena Lefke City Herman Bachmann and Mrs Christopher Harms b o I h Norwood Minn On the corcler owners is a producers kit containing 3 scripts of short plays for party recording 10 devices lor making sound effects and a soundeffects handbook Passenger Train Derailed at Manly slight delay to traifjc resulted here Saturday mghi when northbound passen ger train No 32 on the Chicago Great Western railroad was de railed just outside the yard limits ol the town A broken rail was given as thecause The 2coach train with diner and sleeper was cleared about midafternoon Sun day A wrecking crew from Mason City cleared the tracks There was Uttle delay to other trains which were rerouted Gives Book Review Charles L L Old ham of Mason City will be view the book The Big Fisher man by Lloyd C Douglas at the meeting of the Charles City Womans club Tuesday Mrs Old at Lucilles Tea Room preceding the meeting The meeting will be held m the Fireside room of the First Congregational church at p m Livestock AUCTION WEDNESDAY FEB 2 1 P M 350 HEAD OF LIVESTOCK 350 Navive stocker and feeder cattle all 200 HEAD OF CATTLE and lambs ami Forest City Auction Co C Hill Manager Phone 461 Sale Barn Phone 488 ted Poland China Gilts Offered at NIGHT SALE Thursday February 3 Sale Barn Allison Iowa These Outstanding Spotted Poland China Gilts Have Been Bred to SPECIAL DELUXE J Champ and Res Gr Champ Boar Missouri 1948 MEMORIES PRIDE Second Top Boar in Karl Carlson Sale Free Catalog on Request HIEHAUS BROTHERS GREENE IOWA i As I am auiltinK farminir T will sell at Public Auction 011 my farm on Hi hJa Manly 3 miles south aml 4 mile west of Grafton Thursday February Sale Starts at P M Hunch Served by Plymouth Church School Class 10 HEAD OF SHEEP 8 Bred Ewes 1 Lamb 1 Buck TEAM OF BAY about 2600 ABOUT 100 of Hens and Pullets FARM MACHINERY ETC W C Allis Chalmers Tractor complete with rubber liffhts and power tjkeTtrf Allis Chalmers Cultivator nO Tractor 112 Allis Chalmers lit Combine complete with pickup straw spreader and wind rower McCormick 8ft Grain Binder McCormickncerlnir Corn Binder like new OwUoiina Single Chain Elevator steel Hay Loader Allis Chalmers fnft Disc TaiKtrm Disc vseclion Steel Drax I section Wood JMcCormickDcerlm IP SinKlerow Corn Pickrr new John Deerr Corn Planter with Turtitizrr AtUrhmrnl anel Wire John Ocerr hndgrttr Sieder Bob Sled JJltle Oeiiius MrCormick Decring Jlfi Tractor Plow Power Cylinder Corn Shellcr fitrlfirld Hnriire Spreader Onient Mixer Slip Scraper Tutnblcbur fresno Scraper SiliDelivery Rake Sleel Water Tanks Ex lensioii Ladder It MrrormickDeerinff nad shelter Steel Wacons IVaron Boxes Horse Cultivators Woodwheel Wajron Kmernon ft Mower Wardi Orainbuster Hammermlll 75ft Himmrrmill Belt Hay Rark Flcctric Pump Jack HIKI Ib Platform Scale 200 Bales Straw Timothy and Clover Hay bu Clinton Oats Some Feed Bunks I0ir Chevrolet Truck Hi ton shortwheel base Brooder House 8x12 ft Hudson Oil Burning Brood er Stove Some Small Tools and Other Articles HOUSEHOLD pee Tin Can Sealer I piece Breakfast Set Beds and Dressers and Other Artlclti Set Harness Saw Saddle or mnkc with clerk before sale No property to be removed until settled for LEWIS PESHAK J Auctioneer Manly Bunk Clerk REUNION COVERS 58 kept busy these days reading and answering fan miil over a at 312 8th Sl E HeiG Coking O h i n h li i T v L LII iiiil SiSSirs Jiewed acquaintances after a 58 year ase Crochet Champ is Found by Cousin After 58 Year Reserve Unit Will Hold 2nd Meeting Here Monday Night Company F 410th infantry 103rd reserve division vil hold its regular meeting at the Jackson 1809 South federal Monday at 8 p m This unit has just recently been activated in Mason City and held its tirst meeting on Jan 17 There were 3 officers and 17 enlisted re servists present Assignments within Hie oigan have partially been filled However there are still vacancies for 2 company grade officers and cadremen Any reservist re gardless of branch may be as signed to this type vinit and all reservists and former servicemen are urged to attend the Monday night meeting Further information may be ob tained from Capt Tony Magnani the unit commander or by Con tacting Major Victor Oils at the local reserve office Phone 5492 Draftees and Veterans 90 Days Active Duty Entitles Vet to Training pattern seekers He gets other requests ranging ister who wanted a pen pal And visiting at the family home re cently has been a cousin whod lost track of him for the immediate past 58 years Saw in Chicago Paper ones Mrs Margaret Justman of LaGrange 111 Sitting down to supper one night in December she picked up the Chicago Daily tCws snd spotted Lous picture there was no resemblance there out she linked the family name and trait likenesses to thenCan adian heritage Lou got her letter inquiring if His fathers name was Henry his mothers name was Ella his older brother was named Berry and his younger Ed If aii this was true and his father was born in Ontario then he was a cousin of the letters author it concluded The arrange ments were made and Mrs Just man renewed an acquaintance she had made slightly out in Granville Iowa in 1890 Lou was 3 at the time so doesnt recall the incident too clearly He does remember that after leaving Ontario his fam ily became v indefinitely separated from their relatives Lists Income A lady in Terre Haute Ind sent one of the more unusual let kind Louis passes on to his wife also his publicity agent for further scrutiny The Hoosier said she owned 2 houses had a month income and was a good Christian She implied that she lonely A similar note arrived from New Hampshire but Lou notes the In dianan had more revenue in J Said the lady from New Hamp shire with a blunt hint of possible romance I have month in come 4 acres of land but no Dinldings on which a house could be built and I want friendship No Pattern Between runs from Mason City to Sioux Falls the champ tries to answer his correspondence He didnt say what he told the 2 ro manticists but he has almost a stock answer f jr pattern seekers He doesnt have any pattern I just go at it the hard way he explains Besides I couldn turn patterns out fast enough foi all of them Letters from everywhere ac companied by dimes quarters or dollar bills have come in with requests He tries to explain to each one as best he can but its taking most of his home time these days Men Write Too Its surprising the number of men he hears from One who had knitted all of his life wrote that he was ready to become a crochet ing convert The retired preacher 89 who lives in Providence R L penned a 6page letter by way of introduction informing Mr Walter that he too was quite a fancier of the neerfles and also of woodwork ing He requested as much infor mation on woodworking as on cro cheting noting that the Mason Cityans shop in his garage almost dwarfed his home Back in 1917 Lou wrote a rec ommendation for one of his fire men to get a job in Alaska That was the last he ever heard of the man or the job A clipping came the other day taken from an An chorage paper sent by an Alaskan rail engineer With it was a belated thank you note for the recommen dation Walter passed out 31 vcars ago Art Moore now a conductor on the Alaskan railway is another who used to work with Lou who found time to write Hes been jone 27 years Val Buehner a onetime fireman with Lou who is now a Chicago machinist dropped a line to renew acquaintances after a 30 year lapse Wants Out of Dog House Walter says he was misquoted in a statement credited to him concerning the greater ability of men to crochet than women A lady in church the next day turned n her pew and offered to chal lenge him but his blank stare l f irom matrimony to a retired min he had read the article got him out of the predicament One Mason City resident sent a clipping about Lou to her sister m Washington D C to show that Mason City does make occasionally It crossed Aged Resident of Charles City Dies Charles services were held Monday morning at i a m at the Immaculate Concep tion Catholic church for John W Bryant 80 who died Saturday morning at the Cedar Valley hos pital after a few months illness Father Vincent Merfeld officiated and interment was made in Cal vary cemetery The Knights of Columbus and Rosary Society met at 8 p m Sunday at the Hauser funeral home to recite the Rosary Mr Bryant had lived in this community all his life His wife died in 1946 Surviving are 3 chil dren Clarence Bryant Charles City Mrs John Evans Orchard Albert W Bryant Pomona Cal a granddaughter Angela Bryant and 2 sisters Mrs Ruby Bartlelt Charles City and Mrs Fred Mil lei Osage By MAJOR THOMAS M NIAL Who is entitled to apply for on theiarm training under the GI bill Any World war II veteran who served at least 90 days on active duty some of which camo between Sept 16 1940 and July 2s 1917 And any one dis charged with a serviceconnected disability doesnt even need 90 days active duty What kind of discharge Any kind given under conditions other than dishonorable Finally how does a veteran apply for onthefarm training By contacting his nearest veter ans administration office getting a certificate of eligibility and see ing his local county agricultural committee I hope this answers a wholo bunch of questions on this ject which have recently come to me Bad Conduct Discharge allowance plus his wages from work exceed those ceilings the a lowance is cut back proportion ately Question from G F Bridgeport Conn Where can I get informa tion on burial and cemetery of an honorably discharged war veteran Write your nearest veterans ad ministration office or pay a visit to your local undertaker Almost all undertakers have the full word on a veterans burial benefits Question irom WPB Louis ville Ky I am about to start my education under the GI bill is it possible for me to get that ad visement and guidance test be deciding on my course of study Yes All you have to do is re quest it Do that at your nearest VA office and they will tell you where and when to take advise Licenses at Recqrd Mark Fayette County Hits Peak in Registration West record number of motor vehicles registrations for Fayette county for the past year were announced by Mrs Doris Springer deputy county treasurer Total registrations reached 11 746 with 7960 of these being followed by 2119 trailers Of the 40 licensed car dealers here it was added 10 deal in used vehicles only and the remainder in new vehicles Query from TLD New Ori ivent and guidance the news with one coming back from the Capitol in which was a story taken from the Washington Post telling of Lous exploits e The champion was featured in a page spread of the Milwaukee railroads magazine for January ne s due for some railroad stream lining in Life Ladies Home Jour nal Country Gentleman Good Housekeeping and Ladies Home Companion plus numerous others The news syndicate Strange as It Seems was one of the latest to leave a calling card Lou gets mail at home the local Milwaukee station and at Sioux r alls Hes getting so commonplace with the postal department that luture correspondents wont have to put much more than for an adclres Mens Crocheting Champ Working on the Railroad U S A Swea City Women Aid Girl Scouts Swea women who have volunteered to help the Girl Scouts get their court of awards are named below Mrs S H Hammer will instruct in international friendship Mrs William Boland outofdoors Mrs Giegor Deim music and drawing Betty Eatton homemaking La Vonne Swanson literature and dramatics Mrs Charles Schemmel agriculi ture and nature Mrs Bob Schwartz community life Mrs Clarence MorseLli health and salej ty Norm a Jean Boland sports and j games and Mrs J A Peterson arts and crafts At t v VJJ leans I got a bad conduct dis charge from the navy Is there any way 3 can get that changed to an honorable conditions dis charge You can try Write to the Secre tary of the Navys Discharge Re view Board Dept of the Naw Washington 25 D C Tell them you want to appeal your discharge under section 301 of the GI bill They will notify you what to do Also any veterans organization can help you prepare your case Question from F T Spokane Wash l served exactly 89 days on active duty in the Navy Isnt beinfi rtn t faSS your Physical dont rate a deferment on other grounds and get called up But no one is going to be drafted at least until April The army can celled all draft calls for February and March Education Ceilings Quf y ftom PTW Pittsburgh What are the ceilings under the GI bill education plan For a single veteran with no cte pendents the ceiling is 5910 a month For one dependent it is 270 a month and for more than one uependent it is a month Once the veterans subsistence You may write Major Nial in care ot this newspaper concern ing your own serviceconnected p oroblem Fnilnco o i Credit Association Will Meet at Elkader West Lauer di rector of the Elkader Production Credit association for Fayette county will attend the annual meeting of the organization Tues day Feb 8 in St Josephs parish hall at Elkader The meeting was postponed from Jan 25 because of road conditions The meeting is expected to be IlP laVCfCiff I n 1 J J JJ 1 problem Enclose a selfaddressed larSesl held to date Lauer stamped envelope said and wil1 attract members from Allamakee Clayton Dela Born to Mr and Mrs at t auKinti at Mercy hospital Mason City Fri day ware Fayette Dubuque and Wm neshiek counties The butternut species C I CAB LINE PHONE 731 55c ANY PLACE IN TOWN FOR 1 or 2 PEOPLE 10c Extra For Each Additional Passenger Stolen Car Found Charles 1947 Nash sto len from Burdefte Snyder of Austin Minn cab operator and found at the Castle club here was returned to Austin The car had been parked at the Castle club since Monday morning of last week An Austin man is being sought for questioning in connec tion with the theft Floyd Man Arrested as Reckless Driver Charles Ander son of Floyd was fined and costs of afternoon when he pleaded guilty before Mayor Harold S Henry on a charge reckless driving Anderson was arrested Thursday night while trying to get his car back on Highway 218 near Waverly hill at the city limits DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS WE ARE CONTINUING OUR TAX FREE Although wallpaper first was used in the 16th century if did not receive popular use for anoth er hundred years GttD A HIM DOWN Poor little cheat muscles so light they feel so sore trom hard coughing it hurts him to oreathe Quick MenUiolatum Its wprm gently stimulating action Mips lessen congestion witliout irri tating childs delicate normal skin At the same f ime comforting vapors lessen coughing spasms SALE TUESDAY MENTHOLATUFVI QUICK NO FED TAX NQtW 2 NEW SONOTONES FOR UNDERSTANDING Come in them ot SONOTONE NOT JUST HEARING rworkiiiR O W E R helps millions never satisfied before SPECIAL DEMONSTRATION AT HOTEL HANFORD WEDNESDAY FEB 2 from J to 5 p m Free consultation and hearing test L J Ginthner Certified SONOTONE Consultant of Mason City m charge 211 South Taylor Ave Phone 3m Sable Dyed Coneys Four Flare Moutons Silver Blue Coneys No Seal Dyed Coneys Stenciled Lapin Coats And Many Others These Coats Regularly Sell to Plus Fed Tax All New 1949 Fur Coats With Pure Silk Pure Dye Linings NOW YOU PAY ONLY FOR THE COAT NO FEDERAL TAX EASY TERMS MIER WOLF SONS ;