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The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa • Page 7

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European Refugees Look Forward to Going Home New Suggestion For Hay Fever NEW YORK, N. Y. (U.I) The millions of hay fever sufferers in the United States can find relief through an adequate diet, containing vitamin and the use of colloidal manganese, Dr. K. AT.

Joncphflon sail Saturday. Explaining in layman's language a technical paper he presented before the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Dr. SKIT. 21. Mil.

DE3 MOINES SUNDAY REGISTER Ct-7 was an "effective remedy" for hay fever which he said was making Inroads on the health of the country." He Baid the disease was primarily due to diet deficiency and that the use of colloidal manganese will banish the wheezing and sneezing of sufferers. Grim German Joke Of Hitler, Gocring STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN Cin A traveler from Berlin Saturday said a typical story going the rounds in the Reich capital was that after the war was )rst Hitler and Rciehmarshal Herman Goe-ring were hanging aide by side from a gallows, convicted as war criminals. Goering turned to Hitler and said: "Didn't I always tell you. Adolf, the war would be decided in the air." Their Only Complaint of Government Shelter-Not Enough Work. MRS.

CAR.V STEVENS DEAD. YONKERS," N. (JP) Mrs. Cara Rogers Stevens. 85, former national president-general of the Daughters of the Revolution, died Saturday.

Josephson said his treatment HELZB ERG'S UuamanA Okap 1 I negated -v C-sf-' ry k' v- r-i Gif ts Preferred by Men Overseas Thin is a street scene in the 80-aere temporary settlement established by the war relocation authority at old Fort Ontario, Oswego, N. for refugees who have fled Europe with the intention of returning when war ends. Emigres maintain services, staff dining rooms. ing about 30 for a demonstration If group. Ten or a dozen others are f' ii If If attending parochial school.

Oth- A ers are going to two elementary "4 i schools and Oswego High school. 1 -1 activities (library, recreation rooms, playground), four on internal security and nine in the fire department. Refugees also are entirely staffing the dining rooms and are completely In charge of a kosher kitchen feeding 200. The WRA did not anticipate that some of the refugees, underfed for months, would want as much to eat as a combat soldier. v' CilflA to Service Men 4eiitIJl Overseas Must Mailed .7 (T WfcA Before, October l.Mh All ornPrlc Federal Tait Standing on the steps of the hospital at the emergency shelter on the shores of Lake Ontario are Dr.

Avram Ktihvarger and his wife, a nurse, who were interned in Italy before being freed by His services have been accepted for refugees. ZIPPER KIT "They are fitting In pretty well," the WRA spokesman said, "although the superintendent of schools did ask for a circular to parents it seems the children were not accun-lomed to the quiet of American classes." One thing that is helping the people to remain calm is a taste of self-government. It was determined, when they arrived, to give them a direct sample of democracy in action. To this end, a general advisory committee of 10 was set up, headed by Leon Levi, a' Yugoslav lawyer. Its vice chairman, Dr.

Ernst Wolff, Vienna novelist, once was a script writer in Hollywood. Fredi Baum, a Yugoslav and brother of Mrs. Ruhvarger, is official interpreter. When this advisory committee was contemplated, "the refugees came up with the idea that it should be formed on a nationality basis," a WRA spokesman says. Compromise.

"We finally compromised. The Yugoslavs, Germans, Austriansito to $1250 paper which would be entirely in English, with European politics ruled out at the refugees' own request. There are radios in each of five recreation halls, and one of the interested agencies proposes to send six more. Liberal Terms ripper with 10 Leather fitted case fastened complete necessary utensils. IDENTIFICATION BRACELET $Q00 By Lindsley H.

Crocker. OSWEGO, N. Y. (JP) One of the first questions asked, when European refugees arrived at the war relocation authority's Fort Ontario emergency refugee shelter last month for the war's duration, was: "Will we go back to Europe?" The answer was, and still is, -yes," the WRA says. The refugee were brought to this country under a definite agreement that they would and many of them are looking forward to a speedy end to this European war, ho that they may regain their homelands.

This, the WRA says, is particularly true of the Yugoslavs, whose native land has escaped some of the devastation of other countries. Their 363 form the largest single gToup among the 1 differ- i i ent nationalities. The manner of the refugees' return has not been decided. Meanwhile, their attitude is typified by the calm resignation of Dr. Avram Ruhvarger, 32, and his pretty wife, Zdenka, 19, both Yugoslavs.

Only Complaint. Their onlv complaint: NOT ENOUGH WORK. "We are very happy to be here," both say, but Dr. Ruhvarger, working in the shelter hospital, adds "only one appendectomy; not enough to do." Work assigned to the refugees depends on their capabilities thus, some find themselves busy 10 or 11 hours a day in essential services, while others have nothing to do, There has been some agitation for outside employment, but the WRA has resisted this under the Washington originated policy that "we can't operate a public boarding house for people to go cut to work." Employed in Camp. At present, about 100 refugees are employed in maintaining the camp's services three In the administrative office, four on reports, five on welfare, 24 on operations including plumbing and garbage disposal, 27 on health service, 14 on community Oswego for shopping.

Wider visiting privileges, on a restricted scale, may come later. Meanwhile, various Jewish welfare agencies, the Friends Service committee (Quaker), a Unitarian group and others have organized a central clearing house committee which helps with such projects as providing transportation for some school children and locating relatives whose homes are unknown the refugees. B'nai B'rith and other organizations have contributed greatly recreational facilities, and a tion. Mimeographed bulletins in four languages are posted. Camp Newspaper.

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WALNUT AT SIXTH Second Church of Christ, Scientist Des Moines, Iowa Announces a Free Lecture On CHIUSTIAX SCIENCE Entitled "Chrittian Science: lit Revelation of God't Plan and Purpose to Man." By Hugh Stuart Campbell, C. S. B. of Chicago, Illinois Member nf the Board rf of Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Mass. WOMEN'S CLUB AUDITORIUM Woodland Ave.

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(Special cab! to th Chicago Dally News and The Dei Moinea Register.) rSSSSaSBff'WSarsSS' Borders The second largest problem was clothing. The principle was laid down that buying should be done through Oswego merchants, on a grant basis, as a relief project, with grants based on local figures. Oswego stores wanted to cooperate, but were operating on quotas so that, as the WRA spokesman put it, "if they sold oil tVii hAnooHracBaa Vi a refugees, that would leave the Oswego residents without any. We had to appeal to the jobbers and manufacturers to increase their quotas, and so everyone got an initial grant. Clothing Grants.

"A basis for a continuing grant for clothing replacements was set, ranging from $4 a month for children under 10 to $8.50 for adults, to cover necessities. Relatives in this country also sent many clothes." The typical American diet had to be altered to provide dark, full-bodied bread, rather than white, and more milk was added. Education. Erich Wittenberg, a Czech who used to run a coal mine, set the stage for solution of the major problem of education for the 162 children. Wittenberg was busj' on this problem even before the refugees reached American soil Aug.

4. When the WRA officials began educational planning, he came up with a card index of those to be taught. Now, Wittenberg is head of the educational subcommittee of the general advisory committee, and is overseeing the teaching of his own two children and the 160 others who are attending Oswego schools. Oswego Teachers college is tak- they have joked about their wounds. Men who have escaped with lost limbs or burned faces are fully aware of what they are doing when they joke with a one-legged buddy about his stump.

Looking into the future they know they are helping him to get his anchors down for the civilian days ahead. ALL THIS JOSHING HIDES THE FINEST KIND OF LOY- ALTY. In their German prison camps these men have watched out for each other constantly. The one-armed have run errands for the one-legged; men with burned faces have read aloud to stretcher cases; all have shared human kindness under mutual adversity. And so, almost subconsciously, these returning American war- riors have been preparing a sort of protective covering against the time when they will don civilian clothing and try again to fit themselves into the kind of world from which they have so long been isolated.

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Open House. Visitors still are admitted, but they must name definite persons they wish to see. The refugees' movements, meanwhile, still are restricted to the 80-acre fort and, on timed passes, QU jj 1 iJ Hf RAYON MARQUISETTE CURTAINS $949 84 in. wide to pair 75 inches long Washable SHAG RUGS $139 II Large 20x30 Size All pastel colors for use In bedrooms and bathrooms. i rm 7Z I I'SIIKI CHICK KN FEATHER PILLOWS Feather Proof A.

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"Those are men you are proud to have met," said one, who had just watched a one-armed sergeant carrying his one-legged buddy up the ship's windingstair-case, one kidding the other vigorously the while. "AS YOU SAY IN AMERICA, THEY'VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES." Now, as the Gripsholm rears American shores, that tribute to American grit comes back. And in the minds of all, including your correspondent, who watched them as they boarded the ship there is no doubt of what these American repatriates have been doing out there in the Atlantic as the ship bea3 them homeward. Lots of Kidding. They have been subtly building a foundation for meeting life, handicapped by loss of limb, burned face, or recurring nightmare of battle and captivity.

And they have been doing it by that eld American method of rugged, I aight-f rom-the-shoulder kidding, from "velvet-glove" style to that of raw, uninhibited joshing, which is possible only among men who have shared the same terrible experiences. They have been joking about lost les and empty armsleeves. They have been railing earn other "Half Man" and "Stumpy" and "Frankenstein." The man with the dangling right sleeve has said: "I'd give my right arm for a date with that curse. The man with both legs off far above the knees has answered: "I'll kick you in the teeth if you dfln't pay back that douph you lost shooting craps outside Anno." Helping VtfX Set. And there has been nothing sadistic or bullying about the way ma we rift a CHARGE IT! Never Any rest or Carrying: Charge 111 Trlcra Include Fed.

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