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The Globe Gazette
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Saturday, September 12, 1942


Here Is a Directory of War Activities Agencies in Mason City
to Be Used as a Household Guide. It Can Be Clipped Out
and Pasted in a Convenient Place.

Red Cross - For all activities (first aid, home nursing, etc.) except production, chapter headquarters, 19 1/4 North Federal avenue, phone 1321. For sewing, knitting, surgical dressings, production headquarters in Lincoln school basement, (after Labor day) Mrs. Jay LORENZ, chairman.

Navy - Recruiting office, C. R. MOORE, officer in charge, Federal building, phone 739.

Army - Recruiting office, Sgt. Gerald E. NELSON, officer in charge, Federal building.

Draft Boards - No. 1, Max CLAUSEN, phon 578; No. 2, Dorothy PRICE, phone 831, Federal building.

Rationing Board - C. A. ANDERSON chariman, phone 1316, Federal building.

Books for Servicemen - Mason City public library, Miss Lydia M. BARRETT, phone 716.

War Jobs - U.S. employment service, 19 Third street north-east, phone 28, Clay COWAN, manager.

Civil Air Patrol - Stanley H. MacPEAK, commander, phone 170, Armory, Tuesday and Friday nights.

Iowa State Guard - Capt. Leslie R. WHIPPLE, phone 548. Headquarters in armory, phone 706.

Auxiliary Firemen - Chief Daniel H. SHIRE, phone 61 at central fire station.

Auxiliary Police - Chief Harold F. WOLFE, phone 2140, at police station.

Grease Salvage - Home chairman, Mrs. H. D. MAKEEVER; Dealer's chairman, George WATKINS; County chairman, F. W. KRUEGER.

War Savings Bond Drive - E. H. WAGNER, chairman headquarters at Chamber of Commerce, 121 1/2 East State street, phone 146.

Scrap Metal, Rubber and Rags - L. A. PAGE, chairman. For collection call 146, the junior division of the Chamber of Commerce.

Defense Transportation - For information call B. J. DRUMMOND, manager traffic department, Chamber of Commerce, phone 146.

Phonograph Records - Take to any grocery store or Service Men's club, 317 North Federal avenue, phone 2032.

Air Raid Setup - J. F. WAGNER, chief warden; Walter B. and Fred C. WILTS, assistant chief wardens; George BARRETT, first ward; Charles W. BARLOW, second ward; A. L. SCHMIDT, third ward; Roy V. HARRIS, fourth ward, and Everett HUFFMAN, New Haven and Central Heights.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2011



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