Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on November 2, 1950 · Page 9
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GIKim Prises Gum Amid 'C'Rations - , . . . - ; , , B y H A L BOYLE ; U.S. EIGHTH ARMY HEADQUARTERS, Korea, Nov. 2. (/P)-rThe republic of Korea (ROK) doughboy has his own native version of GI Joe's famous combat- ration. It has helped fuel him in his, swift .foot marches through north Korea." GI Kim; the typical South Korean infantryman, seems to like, his new '"C" rations. But if an American soldier were handed a package'of this, his reaction prob- , ably would be: "Whaddaya do with It, anyway-fire it from a mortar?" And if told he had to eat it he would ask,-indignantly, "How do I get » transfer out of this chicken- feathered outfit anyway?" For he would find that he had to gorge raw dried codfish, with tinned 1 .chicken', and noodles; eat rice cakes flavored with red pepper Instead of. crackers with meat and beans. Then, he would munch green peas and beans for dessert'instead of gulping canned fruit cocktail and coffee. These might be straage and unacceptable to his palate, but they are staple items in GI Kim's diet. His "C" rations contain such other delicacies as rice starch to be kneaded with water into a thickish paste, dried cuttlefish and kelp-or seaweed. The only tilings in the package familiar to American troops are salt cubes, sugar and three sticks; of chewing gum. 1000 front-line troops eight days a "The ROK troops ar e really fond I month on an emergency basis, of the gum," saiU Lt, Col. William [said, ; " ' ' F.' Runge, Sanford, Fla., of the Korean military advisory group. he Runge is senior U. S. adviser to the South Korean army's quartermaster general. He helped develop the new field rations, based largely on. a study Of South Korean habits made some years ago by a Japanese scientist. The emergency rations, small in bulk,' were designed to be eaten uncooked and still be Usty and nutritious enough to give ROK soldiers the energy they need to fight. 'An individual ration, clad in waterproof plastic, weighs about 4 pounds and provides one soldier 3,210 calories a. day. Runge said about 600,000 packages a month will be ordered. "That gives enough to feed 75,- RUK 'troops behind, the- lines, who can cook food without danger,, will continue to get the usual ra- ; tion. - .' "Relatively, the ROK's have done as well or better than GI's in the matter of getting a balanced diet," said Runge. "Each soldier eats [Yank Wins Cross At Tender Age TOKYO, Nov. 2, (jPKPfc: Charles L. Schanholtz, 17, Winchester, Va., has. been awarded the distinguished service cross for extraordinary heroism. · A U.S. 24th infantry division an- ripuncement from Korea said Sclian holtz is one of the youngest soldiers to receive the.cross. . The citation, read by Maj. Gen. SO.1U. J . t L * l l ( 5 ^ « J J « V J i ·_!,_/( t J 4 k , i .« bO T . T _ _^, - " - ,, " about a pound and a quarter of| John H - Church, division com- rice. But he'also has canned fish,| mander ' said: dried fish, wheat flour, rice flour I 'When., attacked by superior and flavoring, as well as a great enemy forces, Pvt. Schanholtz, dis- assortment of fresh vegetables. regarding personal safety, twice And GI Kim is a practical soldier tossed out hand. grenades thrown himself.' He gets vitamins as hel i n £ o his mortar position." Schan-| marches, picking onions from the holtz-was wounded in the .action,' field and apples and pears-from the during the Kum river battle in the trees. If there are germs on- themjearly part 1 of the war. itier. he doesn't worry. Nobody ever toldi Schanholtz, promoted to private' him the difference between'a germ first class, has returned to duty as French Strike Red Forces SAIGON,Vietnam, Nov! 2. (IP)-- Frencli forces carried out co-or- dinated ground and air sweeps from their new defense perimeter along the rich Red river delta today but gained no important re- suits. Warplanes hammered targets in the Phulangthuong area 30 miles northeast of Hanoi--largest city of northern Indochina--while ground troops, attacked northeast of Phu- "angthuong. The strikes were aimed at punc- ;uring new concentrations of the Communist-led Vietminh forces. Meantime other. French air attacks w_ere directed against Vietminh troops massed east of Laokay, only major French bastion on the northwest Indochina-China fron- and a.geranium. a rifleman. A French military spokesman said Vietminh pressure in the Lao- 1 Ft. Kennequin, an outpost two miles east of Loakay, came under mortar and machine gun fire yesterday , w - _ _ ' v The genera! lull along the-northern frontier gave the French a chance to reinforce their troops in the Dinhlap -area, the western anchor "of the shortened new defense line on the Chinese frontier. The military spokesman denied press reports that Dinhlap had been evacuated. kay area continued to ease. Only week.. State Guard Continues Recruiting Campaign PHOENIX, Nov. 2. (U.PJ--A six- veek drive to bring the Arizona national guard up to its new authorized strength continued today. .Guard officials reported 66 recruits joined "the state unit last TNuridty Evtnlna, Nov. t, 1»SO Phoenix To Get New Gas Piping WASHINGTON, Nov. : 2. (#)--El Paso Natural .Gas Co. has been authorized to proceed witij construe* tion of $1,038,404 m new; pipe: line facilities 1 to-'serve.'the Phoenix-area., The line will'increase, deliveries to the city to :about* ,143,000,000 cubic feet daily, almost: doubling- present services,.The company's, .plans-..-call for building some, 31. miles "of. combination IE-inch and 10-inch 'line,: 1-1*4 , miles of 4 ] ^-incJi'.line, 5%,miles.of. 12%-inch line and six new city:gate metering and regulating,.stations.. A temporary certificate authorizing the construction was .issued/ by the federal- power commission -yesterday. . . 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