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F. R. Asks New Peak in Food Output; Cut Main Crop Benefits the birth of the agricultural ad| justment administration in; 1933. Declaring that 194* will be even more critical than last year on the food front; the chief executive predicted that, barring unfavorable neither, farm production would be even.greater than the record of 19Â«. I Mr. Roosevelt's plea for more food was made in connection with ;a recommendation to congressthat agriculture department spending m the 1945 fiscal year be reduced $314,000,000, or nearly 33 per cent. pirect appropriations under the president's proposal, would total $658,849,592 compared with $972,583,364 appropriated for the current fiscal year, ending June -30. These figures include funds for the war food administration.. Mr. R*Â«seYeU's recommendation -ould give the department Its smallest 1 appropriation since 1Â»M, when $53MM,MÂ« was provided.' Th? recommendation'.did not include, however, funds to carry out food and farm subsidy phases of -the administration's stabilization program The president previously had asked congress to authorize a billion-dollar subsidy program of which roughly $400,000,000 would be paid from funds of the department's commodity credit corporation (CCC), obtained in loans from trie Reconstruction Kinance corporation (RFC). On AAA crop payments, Mr. Roosevelt said : "Much of the .government's'as- sistance to agriculture in the past 10 years has been intended to reestablish farmers' purchasing power This has been achieved--and more Farm prices in 1943 were 115 per cent of parity, and farm income in 1943 is estimated at 150 per cent of parity." The president said the problem is no-longer to increase farm prices generally, but rather to adjust relationships among prices ot the various farm products in harmony. ; with relative production . needs. - , Â· . ; . . - -- lis end," he' said,' the xvar mistration has -worked , ; food as w o r e d out a, schedule of farm support or minimum prices for the I9*i crop season. -Application of these support prices, will depend, the presi- Â· dent saj* jupon congressional action toy*xtend the life of the Â£ ESCAfED JAPS -- Navy It. John Kennedy (above), son of Joseph p. Kennedy, former U. S. Ambassador to Great Brit- am, dodged Japs by swimmlnr from Island to island for a week after'an enemy d e s t r o y e r sheared his PT boat In two last August in the south Pacific, according u the story told newsmen by. young Kennedy. (AP wlrephoto) , ' Â·' HURT IN BLAST OF MACHINERY Earl Lamoh Gets Cuts, Bruises Thawing Pipe ' Â· te Roy, Minn.--Earl Lamon suffered painful injuries and shock when a welding machine exploded while he was thawing out a pipe with an acetylene torch. He received cuts about 'the lace and arms and numerous bruises when he was thrown .violently to the cement walk. Nothing but pieces were left of the machine wth which he had been working. '-While the. injuries are not-of themselves serious, Lamon will not be able to carry on his duties at the blacksmith shop Jor several days. Â·Â·_ 'Â· FIRE LOSS SMALL r e re com Pany was called Wednesday to a fire which *Â« d .stoted- in the work shop of A No J*hern Implement company. A spark from an engine caused the blaze _which started on the floor Board of Education ; ~ May Begin Skiing [ Endowment Fund Farms DeÂ« MolneÂ», (Â£'--The state board of education may begin selling a number of its ^endowment fund farms soon,. David A. Dancer board secretary, said Wednesday. Various experimental farms are not included in (the- properties likely to be Â«old, he said. The State University of Iowa owns 8 farms in -Johnson, county and l each in Clay, Calhoun, Iowa and.Kouuth counties. ,Â«, Iowa State college owns 2 endowment fund farms in, Grundy county, 2 in Lyon and I each in Buchanan, Delaware, Jasper, Hardin, Butler, Warren, Kossuth and Marshall. i Dancer commented that insurance companies had disposed of most of their farms, partly in keeping with state.insurance department recommendations that as much foreclosed land as possible fce returned to owner-operators. He said state educational institutions probably should-do so for the same reason. Much of .the, .endowment fund by forecUaure. Dancer discusÂ»ed methods used in farming state board of education properties at a meeting with the^ state soil conservation committee Tuesday. The discussion was purely general in, scope and he committee had no objections to list concerning soil practices following on the board's farms Charged With Violating "Trading, Wilh Enemy" Act in Indictments volved.financing mÂ«thods used by Smrt in telling large quantities of industrial diamond* here and abroad. ' Smit was also charged Â·. with transporting industrial diamonds to Germany and i axis-controlled countries. Â· . - . He failed'in one attempt to sell a large supply to Japan,-according to Schachner. Smit also negotiated with most of the big defense industries in this coun- M York, (U.B--The Chase National bank, largest in the world, -was charged Wednesday with violating .the: "trading with the enemy" act in indictments. handed up by a federal grand Also named in 8 of 7 indictments, 2 .of which involve the bank, was Leonard J. A. Smit, a refugee Dutch international dia mond dealer, of Saddle River, N. J. Both the bank and. Smit were charged additionally with violating the export, control law ... According to Assistant United States Attorney Bruno Scbachner the charges against the bank in- m tpti COMING HOME ^Â£3rÂ»J'**S'Â°Â»* m 1 " with his parents, the W1U S ves. Andy, anotherTson who has been in the navy for'lÂ« year* Â» chief .petty officer? J?S5 home this week. Donald another son, is in the coast guard artillery serving j n Alaska also- u expected home Â»oo n . ' ^Â° 8PAB VISITS HOME Clarion--Miss Luella Smith 0 ,TM" 1 3d class, SPAR, of the nited States coast guard arrived home Teusday from St LnSs fSr a ^V Plough with her mother Mrs. Adelina Smith. At thecon- her ^lough she will U Aids City Solicitors in Institute low* City--University of Iowa faculty members and administrators are. co-operating in the hold- o*~ ]n i titute for city solicitors to occur here next Monday. Iii* V! air was ar Â«nÂ«ed by the arf of trustees of the solicitors' division of the Iowa League of Municipalities, with the H Virgil M Hancher and Df. Bruce Mahan, director of the extension division? S f1? ldn ? Proeram win nt Hancher, Prof. Perty Bordwell, acting dean oj the law Hollin Perkins ot n : and Prof. Wilber , j S* ters mayor of Iowa acy fee The university's aid will con- ofTM? ?* h ^l, donation ot facilities of station WSUI for a radio program at 3:30 p. m. -Led by Fred T. Van Liew of Des Moines the d wUl center around cur- problems. Other particl Thunday, Jan. Â«, 1*44 7 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE pants will include Don. Hines of Cedar Rapids, Roscoe Jones of Atlantic, and Ross Lemke oÂ£ Newton Prof. Perkins oE the university will talk at the morning session on "Recent Trends in Criminal Law." The luncheon program will feature Acting Dean Bordwell and Mayor Teeters, Included among the speakers and their topics will be Mayor Max Conrad of Burlington, "Housing and Current Municipal Health Problems;" Judge W. A. McCullough oÂ£ Clinton, "Juvenile Delinquency and Curfew Problems'" and Don Hines of Cedar/Rapids, "Municipal Employes and Vacations With Pay." Rectal Soreness Oot Kolfof Now foxy Way, --Sit In Comfort ProUrmon Bcetal It m 4ulclf; 4Â«peadabla' Mliavar at itching, painful t*etal Â·orcMH -aymptoma which nay mlto Â·uompur puv anil hÂ«morrhci.iÂ». Bringa aoothlac MBM ol UBlozt won eonUrt, forma pro. toctini: Â«lÂ«a eÂ»Â»r mart Â«na, helM tatnr lrjÂ«tuw Â«nu, ali Matur* heal tip raw. BroJoa UMtxa, KÂ» cfl -- BÂ« ETMM to aUin tiotabf. Bold m Boner bade cuaraaUe. Get thii modern imUtt VxUr ... Hk tot PROLARMON RECTAL U.S.155MM., Guri Hits Foe Everywhere . Philadelphia, W.PJ-- Equally at P ome : m the desert, the jungles of New Guinea and the mountain terrain of . south Italy, Uncle Sams famed "long Tom" 155 ooo.. gun, .developed by U S army ordnance, has moved to be a hard-punching, efficient, lone- n ' AT OSCO SELF-SEKV1CB MtDO No Need to Dream 1 We Have What You Want In WHITE GOODS GAUZE DIAPERS They're necessities! You need as many as you cari get. Buy double gauze diapers. Fast drying and sorbent. Size 20x40. BABY HOODS There're plenty of cold days ahead! Show b a b y off, warm and snug, in his new bonnet. range weapon. W . ss are seeking to" prohibit future f ood Subsidies:- ? U.S. BLACKOUT PRACTICES CUT " War ^Lphgei: ExpecterJ to Strike Continent evidence . . , . e w . evience that the war no longer is expected to hit- continental United States is ousciosed in the announcement by Uie war department and the office OL 'Civilian rtofo^aA Â«u.. Â·Â· __ ,,. _-_ -"*. wwi^u^K that no more .. blackouta and alerts wiU ---- J . except in," coastal areas . Heceot3y : the . nationwide dim- out was eUminated and earlier the thousands of volunteer airplane spotters were relieved of their Last nighfs announcement said the action ending blackouts and alerts in the interior was taken to cut down interference with war productwn and was .made possible' ?y therfactithat "most communities are sufficiently v well ^rean' 1Z.CCI fo COD* toith Â«itnTi " Â«*tÂ»Â«Â»* n=(Â»n^.'' n S r r Â« asol aWy be anticU pated." Provisions have, been made, however, for resumption of the extra precautions should it become^necessary. Â· . Â· ^ alt *Je territory of a coastal statt In (hi ? particular order, PennsyU vania;and Vermont were incJuSi Pecause of. their .proximity to the coast, but the gulf coast state* were not =-wÂ«a hard-hitting gtm blasted north Africa, bom- ^--.-- -J and Bizerte, -helped .S* 1 *.-.*^:.Â«Â»Â»Â». out, ot SicUy in 39 and fired thÂ« first projectile: Messina:tb_the Italian main- i"^^ 0 ? ys afÂ£er ' he "Â»rines landed on Rendova Island in the southwest PacUic, a row of 155 aaa. 'long- Toms" were -. pouriar Â» steady stream of fire into the Japs on !Iunda, 11, miles away. Col. D. N. Hauseman, recently Â£onTMandingthe Philadelphia ord- -"'--- 'Â·--- -*Â«i-les and in r the heavy artillery duel for the Volturno river line, the .rugged. 155 mm f" n .J va s. more than a match for the, best; field artillery the Germans had. There it poureij a murderous fire into the nazi defense line.- It accurately obliterated German bombers, fighters : fully 15 miles away. 0 -"^ In Italy, said Colonel Hauseman, the pattern of allied advance has largely been a battle for strategic airdromes. Fannlne oat in a circle from every new airdrome, captured by the allies ,Â« , ,,,,,,,,. deadlier circle over Get Ready for Spring .Gay Rayon Prints 59e 98c Colorful Patterns on sturdy r Â«- wave lust right lor tho; Collon Ptlnls COTTON BATS 69c SWEATER SETS BABY BOTTLES Keep your b a b y healthy. Use Even- Flo bottles. :ort bait.- i lb.. rart-wÂ«Â«l Balti, Â» Ibi., i,Â». KMP Health'.In V.or H. m= wi ,|, MATTRESS COVERS -in Germany and Aw rJ^w 155 mm - ^^ is Counted Col. Hauseman emphasized "the big guns like the long Tom played a most important -part." . 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