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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 16

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16 __TbHr*a»7, Ju. «, 1M4 MASON CRY GLOBE-GAZETTE UNIFORM VOTING LAWS URGED War, Navy Departments Give Views to States Washington, (U.PJ--The war and navy departments Thursday called for uniform legislation for the entire country to facilitate absentee voting by members of the armed forces'in this'year's elections. tri a joint statement. Secretary of Navy Frank Knox and Secre? taryl of War Henry L. Stimson warned that the services could not administer effectively' "diverse procedures" of the 48 states "as to 11,000,000 servicemen all over the world in primary, special and general elections." M e a n w h i 1 e, Representative George Bender ' (R-Ohio) praised "the good intentions" of governors who have sought to solve the sol. dier vote problem through special sessions of their legislatures, but said that "despite these good intentions our soldiers are not going to be able to vote unless the con- provides them with a simple, uniform federal ballot" The Knox-Stimson statement vas issued in reply to an inquiry rom the council of state governments, and was made public by he council. The statement said the war and lavy departments "do not advo- ate or oppose any particular vot- ng legislation" and that their pol- cy was to "assist and encourage ervicemen to vote, so far as prac- icable and compatible with mili- ary operations." It said that uniform legislation covering handling of absentee bal- ots would "tend to make more icssible an effective co-operation y the services." The senate, after rejecting a plan for federally-administered voting, passed a measure simply urging the states to expedite the process. SPEEDWA LAUNDRY Area Ration Boards in District Meeting Alcona--A meeting of local rationing boards from Forest City, Garner, Emmetsbiirg, Estherville, Spirit Lake and Spencer was held in the courthouse Wednesday with 100 board members and personnel attending. · ' R. E. Walter, head of the state OPA, and 13 other state officers were present. The purpose of the meeting was to go over problems which confront the different boards and discuss price and rationing programs. Wednesday was the 2nd anniversary of the.276,000 volunteer ration board members. The first rationing was for automobile tires. W. P. French is the local board chairman and R. I* UlcCon- nell is the chief clerk. UNITED FRUIT Co. ; 3S EAST STATE STREET Phone 748-749 Delivery Service IDAHO RUSSET POTATOES U. S. 1 Grade, 15-lb. Pk. 55c; 100 Ibs.... $3.05 GRAPEFRUIT Texas Seedless 5..25C "GROW MORE IN '44" IS VICTORY GARDEN SLOGAN State Plans Made for Increased Number, More Productive Gardens By Staff Representative Des Moines--"Grow more in '44," was the slogan given Iowa's 1943 and prospective 1944 Victory gardeners at the state Victory garden conference in Des Moines Wednesday. The conference was called by the Iowa State college agricultural extension service and the state defense commission to make plans for the 1944 Victory garden program. The slogan was the contribution of Mrs. Gordon Elliott, Des Moines, president of the Federated Garden clubs, but the thought was reiterated by practically every speaker in calls for more gardens and increased production from, plots used in 1943. The estimated 40,000 gardens in Iowa last rear must be increased to at least 44,0*0 In 1944, it was emphasized, U Iowa is to meet larger national quotas. Iowa should increase more than the 10 per cent national firure because of having a larger proportion of the good land, it also was suggested. Iowa's housewives canned more than 125,000,000 quarts of fruits and vegetables in their homes during 1943, it was estimated by Mrs. Ruth Hicks, food and nutrition specialist of the extension department. Her survey also showed that every family contacted had a garden except those who were unable to handle it because of illness or where both members of the family were working or some such acceptable reason. Spoilage was very low except in the case of corn and tomatoes, according to the survey. Mrs. Hicks declared that the spoilage of tomatoes indicated Z things: That the canners were not following accepted canning practices and that canning equipment was not of the best. The conference was assured Arthur Piehn, 57, Former Mail Carrier, Dies Suddenly Services to Be Held at Chapel at 2:30 on Friday Afternoon Funeral services for Arthur William Piehn, 57, who died suddenly Wednesday at his home, 325 3rd N. E., will be held at the Patterson funeral home Friday afternoon at 2:30 p. m., with 'the Rev. E. R. Dugger, pastor of the First Baptist church, officiating. Mr. Piehn, a life-long resident of Mason City, had been in failing health for some time. He was born in Mason City July 9, 188S, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Piehn, who preceded him in death, the father, March 10, 1903, and the mother. Jan. 10, 1916. He was also preceded in death by 3 sisters. Surviving are 2 sisters, Miss Minnie Piehn. 325 3rd N. E., and Mrs. Bertha Grant, 222 First S. E., 2 nieces, Mrs. Frank Carroll, 204 Ohio S. E., and Mrs. Cecil Cole, Glendale, Cal., and 2 nephews,* ORANGES, Navels, Size, Sweet and Juicy. Do»en..... APPLES, Winesdps; Pound lie; 40-lb. Box Good TANGERINES, Urge, Sweet and Juicy, Dozen APPLES, Roman Beauties, Pound lie; 40-lb. Bex MONARCH STRINGLESS BEANS, 'Green or Wax. No Points. Size 2 Can 2 Cans Monarch Grapefruit JUICE, No Points, No. 5 Con Monarch BORAX, Lb. Box . . . . Monarch PEANUT ' BUTTER, 16 oi.... Monarch COFFEE, Ib.... 29c PANCAKE FLOUR p S'/z-lb. Sack 23c FLOUR Pillfbury's Best 25-lb. Sack RAISINS, 2-ib. Pkg. 28c Imitation GREEN TEA, Can't Tell the Diff., Vi Ib Yacht Club FRENCH DRESSING, Battle..... CURRANTS, 12-ox. Pkg.. 22c Black WALNUT New, Fresh, Vi Pound MEATS, £^*i OJC Yacht Club TUNA, Light Meat, 7 ox. STAMP 2 b BOOK 4 To stretch your points and keep your budget down to earth ... to get nourishing, delicious tasting meat... buy any of Decker's quality SAUSAGE products with your STAMP No. 2 in RATION BOOK 4. Listed below is Decker's complete line of sausage items. Every one is of finest quality. Every one is a real point and budget value ... lowana Link Pure Fork Sausage lowana Balk Pare Fork Sausage lowana Smoked Country Style Fork Sausage lowana Fresh Country Style Fork Saosaf e lowana Franks S. C. Valne Skinless Franks lowana King Bologna lowana Big Bologna Horn KLst Bit Bologna lowana Braunscnweiger Bing Liver Sausage La Grata Chile Con Came Jellied Souse Roast Fork Leaf Beef Loaf Fickle and Pimento Loaf Cheese and Macaroni Loaf Cold Pressed Loaf Plain Lunch Loaf Dinner Loaf Fopnlar Cervelat Horn Kist Cooked Salami Crescent Salami Fanner Dry Sansage THESE 24 SAUSAGE ITEMS made and distributed by JACOB E. DECKER SONS 2 Pass Up Stop Signs; 1 Overloads Trailer Garner--Justice R. J. Fritsch fined 2 men each $3 and costs this week for failure to stop at stop signs. Lorenz Wedeking and Abe Van Hoosen, both of Clear Lake, were the men. Dale E. Cupp, driver for W. J. Evans of Clarion, charged with overload on a trailer, was lined $35 and costs. The coJrt remitted $30 of the fine when Cupp purchased the necessary license. I call a fig a fig, a spade a spade. --Menander (343-292 B. C.) Soldier Brothers See ! Each Other in Pacific Clarion--Mr. and Mrs. J. Earle Smith received word Tuesday that their sons, Pvt. Robert Smith and Pvt. Gerald Smith, both in the United States infantry who had not seen each other for more than a year, recently met somewhere in the South Pacific area. Gerald was on the dock when I the boat landed, and since he was wearing dark glasses, his brother did not recognize him until he I spoke. Robert has been In service since I June. 1943, and Pvt. Gerald Smith I will have seen 2 years of service j in March. 1944. .. CLASS GIVE PLAT Kensplt--The junior class at Kensett high school was to present a 3-act comedy, "Act Your Age," Thursday evening at 8 o'clock. Mn;.Clarks SALAD DRESSING Harold McGowan, Long Beach, Cal., and Hichard Timms Norfolk. Va. . . Mr. Piehn attended the Mason City schools and was graduated from the high school with .the class of 1907. For 22 years he was a mail carrier in Mason City. He was a member of the First Baptist church. Burial will be at Elmwood cem- tery. The Patterson funeral home in charge. G e r m a n s they will shoot you down ruthlessly. Stay in your homes. Anything is better than the roads." The broadcast further advised the Belgians to dig slit trenches and to build dugout shelters. latest Hungary spun from the fibers of nettles. military uniforms of are made from cloth Belgians Advised to Stay in Homes When Invasion Is Launched London, (IP)--In the name of the united, nations high command, the British .Broadcasting company radioed pre-invasion pleas to the Belgians Thursday to remain in their homes when military operations get under way. "If you are on roads, you will obstruct allied air forces which must be free to attack the enemy's communications," the broadcast said. "If, on the other hand, you hamper the movement of the NEED FLOUR FILL YOUR BIN W I T H MISS MINNEAPOLIS IPS DISTINCTIY BETTER that the war production board would be notified of the findings and a request made for adequate jars, lids, rubbers and such canning equipment. There will be plenty of hand gardening tools, the WPB has promised, and pressure is being brought to increase the production of wheel hoes still further. Lots of first year gardeners did a better job in 1943 than some of the veterans who did less work, declared Paul Stark, Louisiana, Mo., president of__the National Victory Garden council. He said that food is the dominant world problem of 1944 regardless of what happens along military lines. Top food production can hasten the military victory, however, he insisted. He quoted national and international authorities that rationing of food will continue for a year or two after the war has ended and for 4 or 5 years in England. Director R. K. Bliss of the extension department, who presided, also asserted that it will take all the nation's food producing capacity to continue the present allied strategy in dealing with liberated peoples. The nazis and Japs robbed and starved them; we feed and re-establish them, he pointed out. Gov. B. B. Hlckenlooper stated that food and industrial production by this nation is a challenge to dictatorship, proving; indisputably that people working under a system of free enterprise can outproduce those who are regimented. Marion E. Olson, Cerro Gordo county extension director, told the conference of the organization perfected by Charles F. Weaver, the OCD garden director for the county, particularly in getting gardeners off to a proper start. Thompson-ONeil Co SERVICE GROCERS '««« Clear Lake BUTTER, Ib. lirds Eye PEAS, I Points, pkg. . . . ' ROAST, Chuck, no nts, Ib. ...' £OC PORK BOASTS, Loin Ends, 4 Pts., Ib. SPARE RIBS, 1 Point, Ib. . . BACOX, 4 Pts. Lb.--Ib. SHORT BIBS. 4 Pts. Lb.--Ib. MEAT LOAF. Ham-Veal-Fork, 8 Pts. Ib.--Ib. . Fresh Dressed Chickens - Oysters - SYRUP, Dark, Ib. jars SORGHUM, 5 Ib. jars . . POTATOES, Cobblers, 100 Ibs. GRAPEFRUIT, Large 80 Size, doz Jack Sprat BEANS. Green or Wax, No Points, per can . . Home Made Bread lie Home Made Pastry 22,000,000 Gardens Goal of U.S. in'44 Des Moines, (£·)--Two million more victory gardens, or "a total of 22,000,000, is the 1944 goal o£ the National Victory Garden institute, Paul Stark, president, said. Stark, apple grower and nurseryman from Louisiana, Mo., addressed the state victory garden conference Wednesday, at which federal, state and local agricultural and garden groups were represented. "Food now is recognized by the army, navy and other government officials as a munition o£ war-just as important as xvarships, airplanes and tanks. A shortage of food supplies to our armed forces, our allies or our war workers would be disastrous--both to our yar effort and our post-war ac- ivities," he said. Stark said a recent survey showed that 47 per cent of the fresh vegetables eaten in 1943 came from victory gardens, giving the movement a place as a major food production front. "It is the institute's aim to increase the production from victory gardens in 2 ways: To increase the number of gardens through co-operation of industrial plants which will sponsor gardens and to increase garden crops by more efficient gardening methods," he said. FOOD STORE |!,I52S N F E D E R A L - Utt OUR PARKING iOr-PHCNE. 420 U. S. Good and Choice Beef CHUCK POT ROAST Ib. 28c Fore Ground BEEF (6 pts.). Ib. 26c Tender Yotmg GEESE. Ib. . . . 29c Tender Juicy CAPONS. Ib. 41c Barbecued RIBS (3 pts.), Ib. 39c Armour's Simon Pure Grainy Leaf LARD k Bring Your Own Container Lean Sliced BACON ENDS, (2 pis.), Ib. .. 22c| Del-Rich OLEO. Ib. 27c PICKLED HERRING, SALT HERRING, CORNED BEEF, SALT OR FRESH SIDE PORK Snnkist ORANGES, Med. Size, dox OQ I Big Mac Read LETTUCE, 2 for 25c Ye», We Hove BANANAS 2 Ibt. for 25c Nice Crisp Pascal CELERY, stalk . . 21c| BIRDS EVE FROSTED FRUITS and VEGETABLES Jack Sprat POSTPONE MEETING Emmetsbnrg: --The Palo Alto county board of supervisors was unable to hold its annual meeting early this year because of the illness of 3 members of the board. T. C. Troug of Mallard, Omeo Cottington of Ayrshire and E. A. Huskamp of Fenton were unable to be present. Mayflower Pink SALMON (16 pts.). can 27cl Texas SEEDLESS GRAPEFRUIT Mayflower GREEN STRING BEANS, No Points, 2 No. 2 Cons 27c Fresh Tomatoes - Sweet Potatoes - Cranberries Red Grapes - Winesap and Delicious Apples - Tangerines Jack Sprat CUT GREEN BEANS, No Points, 2 No. 2 Cans 29C CHEESE Prim-Ost, American Longhorn, Limburger, Old Fashioned Brick, Domestic Roquefort Blue Cheese COFFEE NASH, FOLGER'S, MONARCH, Ib IValnnts - Pecans - Almonds Roasted Peanuts Sec the Large Jack Sprat Ad an This Pa$« for th* Many Mangy and Paint Sonrim Vaktat to B« Found at Our Stora. POSTUM CEREAL Pkg. 19c PEANUT BUTTER Jack Sprat 8'/2-OZ. Jar 15c PRUNES Santo 50/60 2 Ibs. A A* Clara Size 4 ph. per Ib. Zvv PEANUTS -Jumbo Roasted 26c TIDY HOUSE 2 for 23c 'SPECIAL NORTHERN Jack Sprat Cot Green Beans . . . . Jink Sprat Cut Wax Beans . . . . No. 2 can No. I can 16c I 1 16c Jack Sprit Spinach Jack Sprtt Enriched Flour , 12 pU. , 9c 25 Ib. sack $1.29 5 ,°,£$2.49 8 or. pkj. Z for lack Sprat Enrlcbed Flour . . . . J*ck Sprat ECC Noodles Jack Sprat Vienna Sausage . . Lip ton's Continental Noodle Soup . . . . . . ,k,. lOc (a prepared soap mix) 25c 12c PANCAKE FLOUR »'.\ 18c Jack Sprat BUCKWHEAT FLOUR !£ 23c Jack Sprat BRAIN FLAKES *£: lOc WHEAT FLAKES " K: 9c Jack Sprat WHEAT CEREAL S ,V,': 15c Jfcck Sprat Salad or Horseradish MUSTARD 8 £T 9c Majorette COFFEE JACK SPRATA STORES Mason City Stores WILLSON GROCERY 404 Fifteenth St. N. W. Phone 241 THOMPSON-O'NEIL CO. 121 North Federal Phone 312 CHICAGO MEAT tr GROCERY «28 S. Jackson Phone tM CARL GRUPr 1333 North Federal BARRETT BROS. 20 Second St. N. E. Phone 420 Phone 43 SNYDER'S JACK SPRAT STORE H« Swtk Federal Phone Out-of-Town Stores JOE MACKTJ ..Minly. Iowa B. BANG Kensett CRDAHL A VOLD Nortbwood TED HUMPHREY Plymouth J. E. JACOBSON Nora Sprints W. S. KELSEY WM. YERKES Rockford ED MARONEY SwsMUIe D. S. MABB Thornton BOWEN GRUFP Sheffield SOLBERG SON Dougherty W. H. 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