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January 27, 1944

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

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16 Thursday, Jin. 27, 1944 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Army in Jeep Plays Santa to Eskimos Bethel, Alaska, (U.PJ-Just when the .native children of the Kuskok- wim river were getting used to /Santa Claus arriving by airplane instead of dog team, the local army post upset, river tradition by delivering Christmas presents in the roadless wilderness with--o£ all things--a jeep. The idea was decided on by Capt. Frank Novak of {733 Poplar Grove) Baltimore, Md., Lt. William T. Bowles,. Chinton, La., and Lt. Hurvey Jackson of (2100 Jonesboro Road) Atlanta, Ga. These amateur Santas had some 80 pounds of Christmas candy which they wished to distribute to Eskimo orphans up the river. So they loaded the candy in a jeep and headed upstream over the ice, bucking blizzards, snowdrifts and open water. They jockeyed the little jeep 100 miles into the interior, where no jeep had .ever been before, delivered their candy, and made a safe return trip to the base. "We told the kids that Santa had been mechanized," Lt. Bowles said. Buy War Savings Bonds anil Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Crop of Hemp Nets Farmer Over $1,500 Hampton--The Franklin county hemp crop ha? been stacked, most of it outside the Hampton hemp mill. The gross income from it will be approximately $400,000. ' Franklin county larmers have turned over 9,658 tons to the War Hemp Industries Inc. The hemp, according.to Fred Stover, manager, graded as follows: No. 1, 31%: No; 2, 41%; No. 3, 20%; No. 4, 8%. · ' A record crop was grown on the H. F. Slee farm south of town operated by Arthur Haisch. On an 80-acre tract, nearly 32 tons o£ hemp all grading No. ,1 were grown. It grossed $210.44 an acre and netted $191.69 an acre. The total net check $1,533.52. · Hampton's hemp mill will be one of 4 Iowa~ plants to remain open after the 1943 hemp crop has been processed. · OBJECT TO GADGET Minneapolis, (U.R)--The treasurer of the Minnesota Telephone as- ociation, J. C. Crowley, said Thursday that a gadget to cut oul all telephones on a farm Ime except the 2 in use willihot be installed ,because "there would be top: many objections from farm wives." VISIT THE A P MEAT DEPARTMENT We Handle a Complete Selection of Grade "A" and Grade "AA" Fresh;and .Smoked Meats ·» M- HAMS 5 Pts. lb.J (3 pts. Mb.)/ " 15 phi Ib.) 29c TM J2c Nearly Boneless Fork (4 plj. Ib.) ^ i}u«llly End Cut · (4 pis Ik V Butt Roast . (b. 29c Pork Chops Ib. 23e -1005, Pare Pirk (4 pts. Ib.) . Arm or Chuck · O pts ' Ib Sausage ib. 29c Beef Roast. '.- Ib. 25c S«l»r-Cortd Bicon l'pt. ib.) ' Fresh Sliced (2 pis I b ) Squares . . . . Ib. 17c Pork Liver. . Ib. !7e Saper-Blrht Quality Sirloin S pis. Ib.) Le»n Loin End Pork' (4 pl s Ib ) Steak Ib. 33c Loin Roast Ib. 25c Hortaers End Slices ~- i pt ib ) SLICED BACON, 4-lb. Box 69c Kiih-5 Mulberry ' (l P L ib.) SLICED BACON. Ib. 19c Graded U. s. Choice Shoulder (li pts Jb ) VEAL ROASTS . . . . . Ibt 23e Graded U. S.'Cb,.lce -" .. (7 pis. Ib.) VEAL CHOPS, . . . . . . . Ib. 29c WE CASH FAl'ROLl CHECKS FRESH FRUIT VEGETABLE VALUES 'HOT Fresh From Ne.rhrF.rras Eggs . . . . . c?;: 34c Enriched Flour 23 Ib.Bac Gold Medal $1.27 Still America's Favorite -lib f k f Ritz Crackers 21 c Sunny field Individual Pack Variety Cereals . . iTv; 20c Reliable F»ncy Cot Green Beans . . . . 2 !,' f , n · Pigs Feet.. 1," 38c Ideal Dehydrated Dog Food .. »£.*8c 28-Mnle Team ' «· ' " Borax 2 Jl£25c · BRO1VN STAMPS Fresh Colored (10 pts. A D C Dlf AT '\ft\tirt A r n r^nnr- I Fr " h c °'° rcd , d° P ls - l b AR |, BJG AT YOUR A - p -, STORE · Cheddar . .. . 31c "7 ^K 7 Uncle Sara is urging us to use plentiful foods in." Corn Country f l f i pts. Ib.) uncie aara is arming us to use plentiful toos. in- H ii I In ·· Jl O a lead of scarce ones--lo K ct caaenUal vitamins and H DllttCT print 4oC minerals regularly from Jresh fmlts and' So, stop In at your A P Super Market today-- While io, stop In at j-onr A A P Super Market lodly-- · · A A ' l l , 3 tall nd heap your buket hijh with the ibnndint. II tVOp JVlllK J cans *mt?* ^nonrishmr fresh foods displayed · v SS«»»3 ''Vielory Garden." KEY TO VITAMINS '4-|- EXCELLENT SOURCE -i- GOOD SOURCE CalifornU Size 150 Navel (Vitamins C-j-j- BI+) SEEDLESS ORANGES . . . . Doz. 49c Teias Manh Siie !K Seedless (Vilamlns C+4- B1+) GRAPEFRUIT ...... . . . . . . . 10 for 37c ·Idaho Russet (Vil. B-I- C-f California (Vit. A-^f- B-l- C+) ' Potatoes m,?h"b,r47c Carroi-s . . . O u«h!9c |,Teias .Vil. A+i- B-i- C-H- G4-J-) Emperor Broccoli . . bonchZOc Grapes . . . Ib. 17c Plus 1 Brown Point Each Van Camp's While Star (7 pts. ea.) Fancy Tuna . 7 »» 30c · GREEN STAMPS · Fresh Corn Oil Ihe' Cob (10 pts. e».) Niblets Dromedary CraDberry ' (S pts. ea.) SailCe . Strained c»°i" 14c. Sallan» Froil " (;w pis. e».) Cocktail.. Sno-White (VII. B-l- C++ G+) Brussels (Vit. AJ- C-f-f QJ-) li. - . -- russes . - - - - Cauliflower head 35c Sprouts . . 27c If It's a Fresh Fruit or Vegetable -- If It's Available -- A. F Has It! . America's Largest Selling Coffees EIGHT O'CLOCK . 3 - *59c RED CIRCLE. 2 Ba t ;47c BOKAR C O F F E E . . . . . 2 i£ 51c Jane Parker IW% ' AH Sugared Donuts Dated lor 'Freshness doz. 16c Jane Parker · . Completely Iced Caramel . CAKE size . White .Layers. Cream Filled, Caramel ^nd[e Iced A A F Enriched White Bread , Marvel . 2 1 ,::! 15c mm The Soap of Beautiful Women J Cakes Z *- m -w^* Pkgs. . . OXYDOL No Boiling No Scrubbing Pkgs. LUX SOAP ox.. ; Familyjfavoritc--full off fi flavor^2nd|nourishmcnt. Soaks Clothes'* 24-oi. ATTENTION FARMERS Brint U« T««r Etjs -- W e Pay Hirhesl Prices O Bars . SUPER SUDSz 24-or. Pkg*. P SUPER MARKETS BUY MORE BONDS r ' 'lieserve the Right to Display This Shield LIFE STRUGGLES ON IN SMOLENSK Correspondent Tells of War Torn Scenes EDITOR'S N O T E -- Harrison Salisbury of the United Press has written the following dispatch on Us observation enroute to and-in Smolensk to attend the Katyn atrocity commission h e a r i n g , which ended Wednesday with a finding that the Germans were responsible for the death of 11,000 Polish war prisoners. Salisbury tells how human and commercial life' slruceles to carry on in a land scorched by war and which only a few weeks ago was a battleground. By HAREISON SALISBURY Smolensk Russia, Jan. 23 (U.R)-- This is a city of death--a victim of invader's torch and gun which has suffered 135,000 casualties during German occupation--but life still struggles on. The, Kids of Smolensk were sliding in| the slushy streets- on their home-made sleds just like those o£ Minneapolis or Peoria. It didn't seem to bother them that the buildings on both sides of the streets v/ere scorched ruins. A 60 year «ld peasant woman, bundled in a black shawl, came down the street. She said the Germans burned her house when tbey moved eut last September. She now lives with 3 children in the cellar of the house, which they have rudely chinked up to keep out the cold. 'Soviet officials said that no more than 30,000 persons now live in Smolensk, which before the war had .been a busy industrial town and a ..trading area for a large agricultural area housing 185,000. Commerce struggles to survive. In the marketplace I saw at least 1000 peasants busily exchanging arm ^produce for remnants of onsumers goods which the pop- lation had salvaged. The pea- ants bring in eggs, potatoes and abbage on low, wooden, horse- rawn sledges. They exchange icir produce for roubles or for ots and pans. Almost the only people seen on he -streets are women^mostly middle or old aged--children and Id men. There were virtually no vornen 14 to 40 to be seen. Of- icials said 10,000 to 12,000 Smo- ensfc factory workers had been arted off to the west with their .achines before the Germans vacuated. , Industrial plants are being re- abilitated. The busiest place in molensk outside the market place r as the railroad yards. '.The initial estoration was of communications nd transportation. Coming into Smolensk on the pecial train which carried corre- pondents to the Katyn hearings, ve saw testimony to Russian ef- ciency in repairing', war damage.' or the distance from 35 miles utside Moscow, hardly a culvert r bridge had not been blown up. ach had been repaired by the Russians with s'toiit wooden restles. Every few miles along he roadbed lay t he'mangled re- nains of blasted locomotives and le steel frames of burned freight ars. From the windows we saw con-' truction gangs laying sidings, re- Jiforcing bridges and · bolstering he roadbed for double tracking. I saw train after train of Rusian soldiers moving up .to the front. Occasionally there was a motorized unit with its tanks on lat cars. All along the route were lurried villages. There were many resh-hewn log huts housing peasants and some of the populace was heltered in half-hidden military dugouts. T The troops in boxcars appeared dressed warmly and often were clustered around galvanized iron stoves chewing chunks of bread. Note to Fag Donor in U. S. Draws Blank Akron, O., (U.R)--S o m e w h e r e overseas is a disillusioned soldier. Behind his sadness is the story of workers in a war plant here who took up a collection to buy cigarets for the boys overseas. Some of them included their names, with the smokes. The soldier who received his was much impressed with the name of the donor--"Fay Willoughby." He was so impressed that he wrote back a thank-you letter, ending it with a romantic p. s.: "Who knows? This, note may be from your future husband." Back to the romantic doughboy came the answer--from a M r s . Willoughby,.who kindly explained that Fay was married to her and made a very nice husband. Railroad Crash Is Prevented by 2 Boys, Each 9 Years of Age Los Angeles, (fl)--"Hey, Look! The switch is open." "Yeah, just like on ray electric train." "Gee. it a train comes along-Bango." Robert Mulnick, Jr., and Norman Burns, each 9, had this conversation Wednesday on a railroad track. They told Harold Hauflaire of the Airco Corp. plant nearby who informed railroad men. They stopped a freight train QUOTA HALF RAISED Iowa Falls--Approximately 50 pei- cent of tlie $134,000 bond quota for Iowa Falls has been reached Richard Welden, chairman, reported Tuesday. The committee hopes the quota can be-reach'ec without making a house-to-house canvass. hat probably-would have jumped the switch and smashed into the war plant. ' Thursday t h e b o y s w e r e A DELICIOUS TREAT WITH - · POULTRY OR MEAT awarded $50 war bonds at a dent assembly, in their school; P. S. -- They were playi hookey at the time. In Packagac and Tea B*gm at Your GIOCK'S |MO»I i* UHR QUANTrms KISCBVEDI TESTIFIES ON LIVING COSTS Congress, Public Must Help Avoid Increase Washington, (iP)--Price Administrator, Chester Bowles told a senate labor subcommittee Thursday further increases in living costs are inevitable unless he gets "the vigorous support of congress and the general public." Asserting that "efforts to hold :h'e line against -any further rise n the prices o£ food have been hampered by the continuing uncertainty on the use of subsidy payments," Bowles stated: "For. every single pound of pressure which we have received toward more effective price control in the interest of the great masses of our people, we have received 100 pounds of pressure designed in one way or another to raise present prices to higher levels.'' Bowles, testifying before the Pepper committee inquiring into the economic status_ of white collar workers, termed the inquiry "unprecedented" because he said, he was accustomed "only to pressure from one direction." i "In the past when we have been called before ny group in congress or elsewhere, inevitably it has been to explain why we have failed to raise the price of this product or that," he commented, adding that he shared the committee's concern for "the growing economic threat to the millions of people in' the white collar and fixed income group." He said OPA's efforts to obtain badly needed production of inexpensive clothing had been hampered by the unwillingness of some corporations to manufacture such clothes "in spite of the fact that many of their firms are now making between 4 or 5 times the average profit earned during the pra-war period." HAMS QUICK SERVE .WHOLE I POINT VALUE 74 Point .»·!«« 7 Butt Portion 36c Lb. Shank Portion 35c Fein* Vol.* 5, NATIONAL'S QUALITY MEATS Beef Roast Brown- Ration Stamps R-S-T-U Expire \ January 29 SWIFT'S PREMIUM BEST BLADE CUTS FOR COOKING-- Paint VrtM * MAZOLAOIL FOR COOKING-- Point V«lv« 5 WESSON OIL Glan 29c I DECKER'S IOWANA--SLICED 'BACON Lb. 35c i_, i -ic-Jisssffissssas PORK LIVER I 11 - l/« " I SWIFT'S-- Point V»Iue I . . · Glau 1-lb. IOWAXA AND BLACKHAWK ·* BRAUNSCH WEIGER Lb 33c -. FRESHLY soian PACK--JIEDIUH r SLICED OYSTERS .... ,,. 790^^..^ IValleyed Pike 23 C -, BLAND LARD SWIFTS--Point Valwr * ___ __ - _ BLAND LARD . . . . c!- b . 56c! l EVAPOEATED MU.K--Point V»ln« 1 . jft$ IGARNATION l ^- 9c|i ARMOUR'S--Point Vlae I TAMALES Gla» AKMOUB'S -- Point Value J WINTER CAUGHT VEAL PORK LOAF VV 23 AKMOCR'S--Point VHue ! · POTTED MEAT r . . ^r 10 MORKEIJ.'*-- Point Value 1 LIVER LOAF "^ Corn Country or Brooklield 16 Points Per Lb. IVORY SOAP TOILET SOAP 6 Mid. C si» Cok. Crystal White 3 Gi '· LAUNDRY SOAP Flni battle deposit 6 !*-« Bottles ri«s battle deposit SWEET GIBL BRAND GINGER ALE . . SWEET GIBL BRAS» COLA FTtEXCn STVT.B " SALAD MUSTARD.. ^ lie GREAT SOUTHERN--« Pol«U DRIED BEANS .... ^ 2Sc nitlED--« Point. NAVY BEANS . . . . . SJ· 28e NATIONAL CNRIClfTD WHITE BREAD ...,,£*£;, He FOR FIh\YOKING BV E X T R A C T . . . . *£ 24c FACIAL SOAP WOODBURY'S 3 HOUSGROLD CLEANSER KITCHEM KLENZER HAZEL BATHROOM TISSUES 4*^ 18c LUNCHEON MEAT P O ' N T V A L U E 5 T R E E T A R M O U R ' S LUNCHEON MEAT P O I N T V A L U E 5 6c KRAFT ASST. CHEESE SPREADS 5 L.S.AO V ^^^...-..~r-,-^£3= ---- --^J 7 ^!^-^*^**^!- TEMPER FASCW- ^ ^fe LAR G ^ « mi--- |^c ST ^*JiS!Bs.~ 2 lJ»Tfc-= IW* 21 e 6c 5 45 ^ 'NATIONAL F O O D S T O R E S

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