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COIJR1ER HOME, FROM DIEPPE fly Sergt. £vereft Ogfesby As. Told To Men no Ducrksen V The Ward Of The Dying xv 7 y I also remember that during Ihis period at Rouen that one of the French nurses who was very good to all of us, ;iml who kept 'up a constant run of gaiety to keep the men cheered up/was led'a way by (lie German guards after a time. We'never kn'ew why, unless (he Germans felt that she was too good to us. ' Sometime after Ihis we were told< , that .'we were to be moved lo a regular prisoner of war hospital in Germany.'Some of the more seri ously wounded men luul already been moved. We had been Rouen more than three weeks. Tliey came ' for UB o;ie afternoon,-,graded iis andt pla'ced us on f slrelchers. We were carried to the train by hos- pilal ambulances hut ! the drivers, were none too careful. Some of the boys got quite a painful jolting. After what seemed lo be a long „ jolting 'ride We ber e 1 ' Oglesby th e station to be loaded or the train. And afte onto this train, the r being loaded Germans in , oJmrge seemed lo be at last Germans who were making n effort lo make us comfortable. Betler Treatment The trnin pulled out at about 8 P.' 711. Dial ' night. And though we were being treated well for the .first time since being taken prisoner, tli c food was still nothing lo brag about. It consisted of black bread, .some soup and a /£"J<ige tasting German jam. No ?.' but a hungry prisoner would ~ia.ve eaten the stuff, but at, that time I didn't care. I was suffering a relapse and an attack of "dy- sentary. Everything i ate was coming back up. The Germans on this train also talked a lot [ 0 the prisoner?, those of them who could 'speak English. They nsked us what, sort of iood We had gotten back in England. When we (old them it. was better food than they were offering us they refused to believe it and thought we were crazy. They swore that the' German submarines were slopping all the ships going to England .-inj that nothing was getting through. They thought England was starving. One German guard I remembered bad beeji an evangelist, before the war', and though lie was very friendly we also thought he was very stupid. One day tli c news cam e through that Stalingrad had fallen. .This fellow came running into pur car, sliouting at the top of 'his "voice, '•Stalingrad has falK en," He became 'very; cheerful u ovci i ' this piece of news and kept lelling us 1 it' would be time until the but ' matter of superior German arrtiy would win. The war would soon be over, he said, f Under British Doctors y'The "first voice We heard when the train stopped at , Lansdorf, Germany, our destination, wai a British"voice. It came from a British doctor who had been captured at Dunkirk and who was brought- were and to arrange for taking )is to the prison hospital. His appearance had an almost magical etfeci CM tl'.e men and it was nlmosl ns though he hod'suddenly moved into another world. We discovered (hnt the Germans were allowing the British doctors lo nm Die prison hospitals without Interference. This doctor promised us food, clg- ni'cls and tea. Some of the boys became deliriously happy . for (lie moment, but our troubles were nol yet aver. First w e had lo go through another one of those ordeals Ihe Germans were so practiced at putting us through. Tliey loaded a 'group of us on an Iron wheeled wagon; tied it behind a truck and started out toward the prison camp. Some of the boys with broken lirn&s snf- ferecl terribly from the jolting on that several mile trip. There wasn't even room for them lo He down and they had to sit up. At the hospital I was classified as having, a gun shot wound 1n Ihe right liing. 1 was put to bed and told not to move. I was told that neglect of my hmg had caused an Infection in my chest: On lop of that 1 had dysehtary. These British doctors couldn't understand 'low 'I had arrived at the prison camp alive and said that by all rules I should have been dead': And though it seemed to 'me that they were the best doctors In the world and gave me the best' care they could. I did become weaker and weaker. .They began putting the needle Into ' my che.sl' -'every two or three davs lo drain off 'the fluid. " ' , Sfy Case "Hopeless" Finally, I became so ill they carried me to Block I\>ur.' It was -he ward reserved for' hopeless cases, where men were taken to die: knew they had laken me there :o die. Many times before, since Dieppe, I had felt certain that "I was going to die and sometimes ivhcn the pain was bad f had even wanted to die. But now, when :hcy carried me to Block Pour and given me up as hopeless I became stubborn and made up- my mind I would not die. I stayed in Block Pour 31 days'. I don't even remember what happened. I only know that I lived and did not die, I ' that when' the doctors saw me lying, lay after-day without dying, v they finally cam e to give me "another examination. "They decided to 'give ne one more check over and de- .ermine if anything could be done or me. ' . First, they drained off the fluid •igain, this time with a needle big around as my little finger.'Tliouif;i hey had given an anesthetic,' It, "ell ns though my King would burst. They decided to operate, was a chance, just a slim Diere One Nazi loudspeaker' That's \Silefrt Now Corps photo /rom NKA.I a 1 gbnl, Ccrmau railway gun, neally knocked out by U S. Army Air Force Yanks clamber over , , . flyers who bombed Hie Civilcceliia railroad yunls Guns otjjhis lype were usud lo shell _; _ _ ' /rom a .distance i:' V"' 1 "" --------- — • ' Anzlo ods which arc wiek'cil' uj) by sclen- tlllc r'dsciirch,"'was tlie ! Advice Miss Cora U'e Uolemnn," county home di'monslratioa ugcnt, guve Mississippi County homemakers this week Tlie vltjlu methods of cannliiB. she explained, |irovlitc enough'' heal 10 iniike spoilage organisms Imrmlesr, so Ihal the food.will remain sound nnd they ulso provide' for scaling Jars ulr'-llglit so'that spoilage or- Bimlsins cannot gcl : ln l to the vanned product. In speaking of foods for mmilng purposes,- Miss Cojenmn classified them bilo ncld and noii- ncld Bi-oups; uiul pointed out ihul Ihe arnouhl of imlural acid ine product contains determines tho method which should' be vised In canning. iJcc'nmc fvillls nnd town- tots contain cnoiiBli hnlurnl aclil hot water bath method should i«. used for them, she said, in i lc | ( | foods, I he home demonslrntlon agent explained, practically till-(ho biiclciln are either rapidly killed -it the lempel-alme of boiling wal«r or Marriage Licenses • Tlie local office of the County Court L'lci-k i;i tim Coiirthouse has Issued man-Inge licenses lo the following during the past two weeks: P. W. Gllnioro und Miss Mary Ollie Sexton,' toth of Jlnytl, Mo.; Caleb Oliver and Miss Helen Wallace. Mth of Slkcslon. Mo.; Edward Oca ton and Miss Elizabeth Stokes, Jolh of TiptonvilJe. Tenn.; odda 3.:Trootci- and Miss Lillian Lambert, both of Parma, Mo. P. K. Ovet-hnlser .and MLss Zorn Jenkins, both of Keoknk, rmvn- Harold Dee Kirkindall and Miss •tcglna-Burnett, both of Eldorado, 111.; 1 J. N. Ilerron and Mrs. Ella Wolvei-ton, both of Manila, Ark.; George J. Shedd of Waltham, Mass., and Miss Cornelia Adtilr of Uingham, N. Y.; Jon Robfnron and Mrs. 'Avis Gaskins, both of Stur,V Ky. Jodie Randell Parks and Miss Martha Lee Goacli. both of Tip- .onville, Tenn.; Odiis C. Lllzclfemcr -\nd Miss Dorothy B. Davis, both of Jackson, Mo.; E<1 Um; and Mrs. jiila Normcm, botli of St. Louis; Sillier Martin nowell of Hayti, Wo., and Mrs. Julia Augusla Stanfill of Pascola, Mo.; Hiram Tucker i;nd- Mrs. Huth Leithcleiter, both of Hanisbnrg, ill.; William J. Chagnon of Ashland, Maine, and Miss Helen Warren of Blythevillc. William Nicholson Norton of Savannah, Ga. r and Miss Marjoric Slcanor Stevens of Blythevillc; Fred Huyden and Miss Natalie N. Johnson, both of St. Louis; Roy Slmo Reed and Miss Licurelle Alon,.both of Mnyfield, Ky.; Robert Lawrence Lorenson of Lovinyton, ill., and Miss Leila Taylor of Sulivan, III.; Alvln F. Hanipton and Miss Gloria Jean Hyrd, both of -yyardell, Mo.; Jlownrd -Thomas \Vorthliigton of Cf;iro, ill., and Mrs. Marie Poley of Centerlown, Ky. Dranon Lee Watson and Miss >Iabel \Vebb, bolli of B.irdwell, Ky.; Cecil Owens' aiid Miss Alma Green, toth of St. Louis; H. M. Howell -of Cairo, III., and Miss Lorraine I'ci-vin; of Orange, N J.; bale Aldridge and Miss Eileen Pi'le.s'o, both of Gabdcn..'Hl.,;<I<uiey Slaiito'n Pi-nice nnd MIs.sMn.xhic Dildlnc, both'of Steele, Mo.; Robert James lllitn and Mjss. Mavjorle J. Diiffek, L'olh of c.'iicago. l]l'. and ter, both of Dyer, Tenn.; Elmer 1'. Hyall and Mlsx Eugene Swat- ford. iviih of Dell, Ark; Cleveland I'. Kldi'l<U;e and Miss Mnxlno Ivlo both of Charleston, Mo.; l.estor McDonald of Vnnduscn.' Mo.; anil Miss Dlnnchc Mnx|ne Aleorn of Slkeslon, MO.; John E, Dn ailed; well, I would die anyway, so t didn't, matter. aboard the train to see how we chjmce.jhat^mighi. help. If it TOMORROW: f slowly recover ( ^»,« >n. >jmyu* ./j - vj*iuu r iji,, >uni —•••-•piiv<i, (>!>',, MUIIII iv, u\n ujjj • jij)(l Mis,s Jewel Williams 'vi Cha'rl6ston, Ml ' s ' Knii'lc Ashley, totli of Madl- Mo.; A.-P. Fields nnd Miss-Patricia " " " npt'iin. bolli'orVehlce,' 111'.;"Lymmi D. I'lcrcc'of- Slkdstbn,' v Mb,,' and Miss .'.Mildred pc\Vccsc, of - Haytl, Mo.; Clyde Dnrd of Cairo. Ilh, and Miss Riilli Hrinbr. ,of; Etist Prairie, Mo.; James. E.' Frcncli.and Miss I'hyllls Leach, both of East St. IiouL*;, 1 - 'III.; - Cli'arles -E. 'Mc- Phci-son of Blythevllle, ajid'MLu Frances llowell of Gordo, Alfl. • Thomns J. Downs'aVi'd Miss'~Mil- drcd F. -Marsh.-both' of--Jackson", Tenn.; Curlis Nell- Winchester and Mrs. Ethel Emma Durocki •bbth' ; df Cape Cijrai-dcau, Mo.; G. D. 1 Need- liani mid ,Mis.s . Mary E.. j,?hn;4on, both o; IJouslon,,Texas;''Sobert Gracy Klljiatrlck and ivjlss' Helen Kemp, boyi briUckmnn,.Ky,; V?il- liam Joe \Yhitesldc" aiid : Mb's Ar- lehe Adarni, bot.h ot 'Mount .Vcrnoii Tlld. ' ,-' ••'-. ". : ' ;',!,-; '•.'•! ' . . Fred AlcGhee arid ;. Violet Carney, bolh- of 'Jlnrrlsbnrg, ill.; George. Moll -niid" '^Miss Lucleati Wicks, botirbf Vleniiii/ill.v'Elincr D. Alsip ndd Mi.»rT;iicllle(i,.W.Icks, both of Vienna, 111.; Berfiie Cas- soul ot lllmo, .Mo.; nnd- Miss Opal Smith of Cnj>i! Girardeuu, 'Mo.; Jack Sale of Winchester, 'Va., > tt ucl Miss Elimbelir'doodwin ,of Ornnge Vu.; William.' Hall- Wisenan'l Jr., nnd Miss . Pauline-.EiaTa' Becker, boih of st. i/mk\.v "'.:.;;;• Thomas Edward taltton,'and' fvljss Alice Cai wile, botli • of: Blytheville; Paul T. Strickland of Greeiisbpro', N. c., ami Mrs. Lavern "Haiiuiipnd of TigBi-ett, Tenn.";' Lle'Ht. Richard Lynn Pcaiie of Milwaukee','-, ami Miss Doris Irwin', city; '• Wlllliim Lee Bracken nnd • Miss Do'rbihy Lunea.l Starnes, both of Haytl Mo ' Everett. D.''Hay and Mrs'.'-Pearl Jones, both of Marion, III. .'"'-'' Paul Mercer niid' r Mlss Nell Fos- 'Oiivllle, Ky.; Arthur Leu Manns nnd Miss Pniillno oranll. both of Rld|>lcy, Tcnn. Amly 1'cnrod Jr,, nnd Miss Mildred Loirfso Cox,' both'of Porta^e- vlllc, Mo.; T. j. Hiilson and Miss Eminn J, Henderson, both of Paris, Tenn.; EaH cook nnd Miss Fran'ccs Worlhcoll. bath of Klplcy, Tcnn • R skin T. Blnklcy of l^wlkes, Tcnn, nnd Miss Virginia Knlls of Rljilcy, Tcnn.; junior B. Owsley mid Miss Annie Sue'H'ilco.v, both of Dycrsburu. Tenn. • Mai-shun M. Dbunliis ,->r Greenfield, Tetin.,' and njlss Helen M. Whltworlh, of Kcnlon, Teiin.; !!nr- iy S, Medley ami Mrs. Violet Reynolds, both of Cryslal City, Mo • Arthur'- W. 7 ? lntt nnd Miss Jean M. Covey, Loth of Rochester, N. 'Y.; James Ellen Davis and Miss Nn- dlne Reynolds,bolli, it Hulls, Toiin. Siiui Victors Mildred Eivin, both of Caruthersvtlle r , Mo,, Qhr.i-les Odell Clavk aikl Miss Betty Jean Mnrhofcr, both of Ness City, Knns. William A. Kohl Jr., and Miss l/se Plenty Q/ Heof To tysure Success In Processing Foods llio you Doniin U Olllosple, bolti'of Norlli Toimvviiiulfl. N. Y,; b. W. l.lttcrell nnd Mrs. Grace Hnwbnckor 'botli of Uecntnv, 111.; Sylvanls N, Kindor of Clmffce, Mo., und Mm. Dor- olhy V., Slncy, of Slkcslon, M, V( John E(\vl Tuylor ii'nd Mrs. l-'loru Farmer, both (if clmilesUm. Mo • Aubrey A. Morton and Mr.s. Zulimi Wler, both of St. -|,oills; JCnck Curlln of Ukkiimn, Ky,, and Miss Ifnisel Hurst of Tluloiivllle, Tcnn. ncld oil Ihc fopfl. Tcmperalures higher limn' bollliig lend to lnju re Ihe lextiirt! of most fruits. For eannliig beets, licans, corn peas, griseiw, and oilier common vcgoliibiM (cxceiil loiuiitocs), liome- makers should use a steam |» : es.inre eooker, she nald. These vegclablcs are non-acid; and for (spoilage organisms In them lo be killed, n Icm- pernture higher thnn bollhn; m\M l« I'enched. The only way lo get a tern- prralm-o higher limn ixilllng Mlssi Colcmau poinied out, Is lo hold steam under prcssun). Slio warned Mississippi County homimmkcrs ngalnsl using the open kellle melliod and oven cuiinlni; Food canned by Iho open kcille method Is cooked In im ordlnnry pun or kettle, then pneked Inlo the Jar hot and scnled. llaclerln eaii Bi'l Inlo the food while it Is bulna transferred from Iho pun to the Imam! cause It lo spoil. This method Is dnngei-ous for canning non-acM vegetables, since th«i vegetables do not become hot enough for the bacteria lo be destroyed PAOE —": OUsMJ Com* RUSH CENTER, _ > Thlx one souildn -Ilk* a postww drenml Mrs. Fr«i Bartei of R CeuUr ioporte lhaf. Alter? "the 4 ' the family wa^h through tht. trio machine,' including thr«s Ihroifgii the wringei', • Kef hus found his glasses in the' pocket a pair of overalls that had-been In the family laundry, The glasses,*no[ In a case, »cro ''unhurt and tin- broken, even to a place which had been cemchled" _ j M t c ,veii canning' Miss Colonum explained tlml «|- Ihounh the oven sues lo 250 degrees 1-. or liluher, food In (ho Jius Rtnya about at Ixilllm; teiniicnitiiro. For vegetables, that is iwt hot onjuuli o kill the baclcrln, oven ciiimlni' Is dniit'erous, too, she .il.itod, for .sometimes steam builds n;> Jjn.'de he Jnrs until they cxplDtU, Iiili serious accidents, Dlf> YPU KNOW? I hiit your CQiigi'OMninii saw fit 'to'.fmhl lliu i'o nDPoyt.onm.unt hill, introilucod ' In Urn lant .4 o , of I e l,OK,»Mgru, which, if it luul p 11S Kad, would hnvi! Ki.yu.ii hadt Ai-kunsKK two Coiiurcssmctr.' 'The I'ir.sl ilis- ti^ct h(..s oyer 'I26,00fl people, tho H ccoiid hn.s only 180 000, no iuljiistmeiH IHIH been iniulc in over fit) voars-i TJI13 K NOT FAIK QK KQUiTAHL K, son' " ehm'go, .should ))e !imil ? — ypiif Cpiiffi-esHniiiii CougW (hist bill, niul it was liefOiited throiigli liix efforts— ili 1 THIS ml I, HAD BHC.Qty.IC A LAW IT WOUI,1) HAVK SlI.'ANT MORK TO IC'AST ARKANSAS THAN tl!o c-ffori 'oV 0 ,i LoiiKreHHniuij for the rest of his 'life (If he could 'sUv up there that long).' "We need changes in Washington." JULIAN JAMES for Congress Club. '••••' — I'olltlcul 'Adv. •f erfect £<// for CO-ED, CAKEtRGIRl BRIDE COTTON CHENILLE SCUFFSi : Cozy cotton chenille scuffs thai «rd- illii'dio tool •,' . ,'wlth Kielnerl'j'fi. injjiis siifl sliH-reslsiaiit sole, rcrftil for Inivclltis, launtlitg , iitid. «»«y - boiiilolr use. Kljflil ' faslil'oii..'rlthl shades: I'owilcr 'Bliie,''^Ictl'/'yeiloiri Uusly Uose;" : Nile ; (irein) W^lji, llui'sundy, Shcc'l I'ln.k."- .,,^-,.-.,". ' ' ' JrONEY CANJT BUY,' -' ^ nspirui- -, than yctiuino-puiro fil. : , ' an yctiuno-puro ., oBeiU 'Aspirin, world's largoal seller hi 10^. Wliy i>ny iiioro't Big 100 tablet size for 'only . ! )5,'. I'M SAVING WAST PAPER! I—.., All OY« th« country wirw and (Weethetra art collecting WWM papet. Tbqr uod«r««ad that our fighting mea desperately M«d Ak critictl war material. They art maJdag a weekly habit of wviac ' old Mwiptpen, boMi, wnp- ping*. They ar« oot bornlaf ot del troy log WUM papec —• tfat/ •*• Mndlng h to maW or wrap more diaa —- - ----- war ax dele* u*ed by our triolet, Do jx>#r p«t tlon^ ^4 th^, patriotic womto. Gtt your dub*, dvk and cfaurck Croup* b«Wnd thJ« moTement, Collect wait* P«P«-buadIt lt-«nd turn It In::'. and help L : ^0,J..VICIOBY,WA1I1 PAPER CAMPAI6N Our Postwar Plans for G.I. Joe... in a scries of ads on post-war opportunities When it's Q.ytf "over there," G. I. Joe will come home to a \vave of gratitude such as this country never saw. And he'a earned every bit of it—and more. But gratitude won't buy groceries—G. T. Jo^ wants to. go to work. He's got to/have a job—and a chance to grow into still better jobs. We nrq going to do our part in the great task of providing these opportunities. \ The day after Pearl Harbor, Esso Marketers adopted a plan of wartime benefits and job protection for our people in uniform. We published its main points hero recently. We now \ ' ' ' ' ' want to tell you about two plans for taking returning servicemen into our organization. Here are then- main points. PLAN ONE covers our own employees as tlicy come PLAN TWO aims to take as innny new people as posai- blc from the armed services into our business. Post-war petroleum will need more people. Wartime experience will equip many men for this bu'miusa. Hero Ls our plan for these men: 2. Review of changes in the man and in the business 1. Careful analysis of the man's abilities ns they can since he went awny to be sure he gels the best Job for best fit our business oil the basis of a venl career for him. him now. ..... , 2. Special training with pay to prepare tho mart for 3. Recognition of the development of men during the prompt assignment to a definite job on n regular basis. wor,by providing tetter jobs than they left, either^l once •> <r\ • \ r n i- • .• ' • u ' • : . "* •"• 3. Plus also means full participation in old-age pen- or ns soon as possible. ... ..... . .,..,,., ,, M - sion, disability, savings plan, and other individual job- 1. Assurance to each rniyi of his old joli or another as good or better. . 4. Provisions in the case of n man not physically up to SCCUrily ^"^ whi( * ° Ur cln P lo y ces shar0 ' his old job for finding one be can do, temporarily or per- 4. Opportunities for further training to prepare for manontly as soon as possible, ' advancement on a basis of proved ability. For Infornmllon please address Mr. T. J. KIckey, Division Mnnager Standard Oil Company of Louisiana 142S Donaghcy Building LIUIe Rock, Arkansas •STANDARD^OIL-COMPANY-OF^LOU-IS

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