The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 3, 1944 · Page 16
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 16

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, February 3, 1944
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16 Thursday, Feb. 3, 191* MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE No Slogans on Prisoner of War Mail Advice from Germany through Swiss intermediary channels states that mail addressed to American prisoners of war. held in certain prison camps under German control will not be delivered to the addressee if it bears indorsements cr slogans intended to promote our war effort, announced A. M. Schanke, local postmaster. Such mail will be condemned without the addressee prisoners being advised, U was pointed oat. These indorsements include such »s "V for Victory," "Win the War" ·nd'other of like chsraeter in- c l u d i n g postoffice cancelations reading "Buy t). S. Savings Bonds, Ask Your Postmaster," "Buy War Savings Stamps and Bonds," as well as postage stamps having patriotic themes as "Win the War" and "For Defense." This Is further confirmed through Information teat the American Red Cross from representatives in Swilter- land. ,s- In order that our nationals held by Germany will not be prevented, by this action, from receiving mail sent to them by their A m e r i c a n correspondents, the postoffice department has inaugurated a ' revised procedure for handling prisoner-of-war mail- Hereafter, letters properly enveloped, sealed and addressed and postal cards addressed to a prisoner of war shall be placed by the sender in an outer unsealed envelope (which will require no postage) simply addressed "Postmaster, Prisoner of War Mail." The postoffice will forward such' mall, without postmarking, to the censorship station for treatment and onward. transmission. This treatment does not contemplate any modification of the present method of addressing prisoner of war mill or.the privilege of sending surface mail free without the payment of postage. Letters should still bear the words "Postage Free" ia the upper right corner of the address side, the words "Prisoner of War" in the upper'-left corner, and the name and address of the sender on the back of the envelope. The name, rank and official address of the prisoner and the inscription "Via View York, N. Y." should be written on the envelope in the conventional position. ' Air maii, as distinguished from surface mail, cannot be sent postage free. Air mail service for prisoner of war mail is available only to Europe, except Italy,'at the rate of 30 cents for each half ounce. Senders should take care, IOWANA SLICED is BACON ^ FINEST QUALITY BACON TASTES BETTER AND IS MORE TEMPTING AT BREAKFAST TIME You con hove DECKER'S IOWANA SLICED BACON every morning become it is an ECONOMY food. You save precious points . . . a n d since it is all wholesome, nourishing meat, it's a thrifty buy. So enjoy the finest quality, best tasting bacon with eggs, waffles, pancakes, or use a few strips of bacon to make grand dishes for lunch or supper. But be sure you get IOWANA. Ask your dealer for DECKER'S IOWANA SLICED BACON. in the payment of such postage, not to use any stamp bearing" slogans or patriotic themes. Parcels sent to prisoners of war must have the so-called "Next-of- Kin" label affixed and be prepared in accordance with the instructions of the provost marshal general. However, under, no circumstances should the wrapper or the contents bear any of the objectionable indorsements. 3 German Prisoners' of War, Huddled in Giilly, Are Captured Hayes Center, Nebr.,- (/P)--Military police recaptured 3 escaped German prisoners of war as they huddled in a gully'12 miles south of here Wednesday; ending an intensive search by soldiers, peace officers and federal bureau of investigation agents. The prisoners, who escaped from the side camp here Tuesday night, were 're- turned^io the main camp at Indianola. When retaken they were still wearing blue denim prisoner uniforms marked "PW." There were 3,200,000 births in IheU. i in 1943. KROPMAN GROCERY 19 9th St. N. E; . Kropman's Entire Stock--Now oh Sale. We Need the Money "- to Buy" War Bonds. . Delicious ROASTED £l C*A CHICKENS. y*OV up Delicious White Raisin Bread Whole Wheat Bread Home Made Pastry and \ Bakery Goods PORK and BEANS, 3 Cans for. . . . . . . 25c We Carry a Complete -Line of Fresh Vegetables Ice Cold COKE, 6 lor. ., Candy Bars - Bulk Chocolates BUTTER, Pound Folger's, Hills Bros. COFFEE. Ib. .,... 31c SAVE at RAIZES! WE CLOTHE AND FEED THE ENTIRE FAMILY FOR LESS Men's Leather Jackets ALL SIZES CLOSING OUT at.. i Closing-Out Our WINTER STOCK At special low prices. Hundreds of bargains offered throughout our entire store. Just Received--New Shipment of Rubber Footwear for the entire family MEN'S 4-BUCKLE ALL-RUBBER only OVERSHOES YOUTHS' 3-BUCKLE ALL-RUBBER only OVERSHOES FRUITS S VEC. APPLES--WINESAP and DELICIOUS Calif. Sunkist Navel ORANGES £f s r«........ 2 DO, 45c Large Size, Doz. 49c ?;; CABBAGE , b 6c SHE AD LETTUCE I5c PASCAL CELERY 29c ·"ear GRAPEFRUIT 5 ,,, 290 FRESH MEATS BUTTER Decker's Skinless PORK CHOPS SIRLOIN STEAK BACON ENDS m » F , PORK CUTLETS Ib 29c Jlc 29c 2-lb. Box 1 American Wisconsin Longhorn Baker's . . Chocolate, Box Carnation Malted Af*. Milk, Lb. Jar 4)C Hershey's COCOA, «- Vi-lb. Pkg IjV MOTHER HUBBARD PANCAKE F L O U R . . . MILK, 3 Toll Cans. 25c 5 L . 35c Van Camp's PRE-COOKED GINGER BREAD MIX, Ib.. :. Betty Crocker SOUP MIX, Box. lOc AEROWAX, Pint . .\. . . . BLACK TEA, Seal of Minnesota' lb $249 BLEACH, Quart lOc BLEACH, Gallon Z9c Libby'f Deluxe PLUMS No. 2V 2 Can 23c .No. 10 Can 76c Nola Soap Flakes Giant Box 50c Farposo Soap Giant Box 69c Spark Gr.t,»i,ted S o a p , . . . . . C B^' 69c WASHBOARDS -- BROOMS SANDWICH SFKEAD OR Salad Dressing, 3--10c Jars 25c Folger's, Del Monte Chocolate Cream, COFFEE, Ib Royal Anne Cherries . 1 5c Fluf-Tex r n d d i n j Jill 3 V£, 25c Popcorn Vellew or While Ib. 15c JACK. SPBAT Vienna Sausage. . ' . . Con 12c Pancake Flour . 3 B.", 17c HORSE , BUGGY Bohemian Style DILL PICKLES, Quart 23C THOMFSON » · · · . _ . _ SEEDLESS Raisins.. . . Lb. Box 15c CUDABY'S OK I.IBBV S ~~~ " Chili Con Carne 25c Tenderoni 3 rV£. 25c Nabisco R1TZ CRACKERS, Pound Box 22c MBBV'S Tomato Juice JiO. i Can FLORIDA 0» TEXAS Grapefruit Juice SAM RAIZES DEPT. STORE We ROMTT* Rijht to Limit So. Fed. FARMERS! WE PAY 32c FOR EGGS SGT, YORK SEES 'ANOTHER 1918* Predicts Big Push to Be Under Way by Summer Jamestown, 'Tenn., (UJi -- Sgt. Alviix C. York, America's number one hero of World War I, took one look at battle front developments Thursday and said, "I see another 1918' in the cards for Germany and the axis satellite nations in Europe this year." "The big push will be well under way by mid-summer," he predicted, "and when it starts, the 3erman lines will bend, then sreak just like they did in the .ast war." . . Sergeant York who is still remembered for having captured a 3erman machine gun battalion of 132 men single-handed ia the first World War after killing 18 of the enemy with 18 shots, declared that 3itier's troops are "on the toboggan and just haven't become aware of it yet." .· ·.. \ . "When our invasion armies be;in to roll-in .Europe, I believe -he nazis will call it 'curtains' in short order. They never were good when they lost" the offensive in he last wa'ry and I don't think the Leopard can change its spots' over night." Sergeant_York has already sent one son into the U. S. army during his war.- He is George Edward York who was recently given a nedical^discharge at Camp ^amp- Mil after 7 months in the service The sergeant- expects to see another, 18 year old Woodrow Wilson York, inducted next month. Nlear^l5PetCentof State's Employes Have Gone Into Services D*s Moines, (JF)--Nearly 15-per cent of the state's employes have 5one into the armed forces since the war began, Gov. B. B. Hickenlooper disclosed Tuesday. /The governor said an additional 10, per cent had entered defense work and that many of those eventually also went into · the armed forces. . · The report showed. 1,518 state employes have entered the armed services, 1,111 went into defense work and 3,968-went into other employment. ./The state.had.11,568 permanent full-time employes, according to the last report to the federal bureau of census in October, 1943. Departments contributing the greatest number to the armed services included: Iowa State col- ege, 285; .State University of Iowa, 254; highway .department, 213; JiquoR commission,. 108; department of public safety, 96. ·Those going into defense.-work ricluded:. Highway commission, 304; liquor commission, 292. Those going, into other private employment included: From the Cherokee .. State hospital, · 613; Mount Pleasant hospital; 485; Iowa State college, 483; Glenwood state Ichool, «8; 'Oakdale sani- arium, 327; highway commission, !56; Woodward state school, 218; liquor commission,. 185; tax commission, 140. 50 Year Series of Payments to Former Prisoner Is Ended Des Moines, (J?) -- Death has ended a 50 year series of monthly payments made by the state of Iowa to a prisoner for injuries he suffered in a fall at the state penitentiary in 1891. The payments aggregated more than $13,000. State Comptroller C. Fred Porter said he had received word of the 'death in Minnesota of Frederick M. Hull,. 85, to whom the payments! were /made. Hull, serving V 3 year term on an · arson charge in connection with a fire .which, destroyed his Rock Rapids .furniture store, suffered 32 bone breaks when he fell 60 feet after a scaffold collapsed Dec. 12, 1891. Three prisoners died in the fall. i The injury left.Hull's jaw permanently crooked. He was pardoned after the accident. Pension payments - of $20 monthly were begun in 1894 and were increased to-530 a month in 3929. He was the only pensioner of his kind on state rolls. - - japs Allow Y. M. to Extend Aid to Prison Gimps in nes New York, f/P).--Permission to extend its work among war prisoners to prison, camps in the Philippine islands has been received from the Japanese government, the war prisoners' aid of the Y. M. C. A. announced here Wednesday. Officials of the association said they had learned of the permission several days before an nouncement of the atrocities suffered by American prisoners on Bataan. . -. War prisoners aid is a branch of the International Y. M. C. A. organization, the world committee o£ Y.-M. C. A., which has headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, It already is operating in prison camps in Japan proper and China. Pacific War Veterans With Long Service May Get Furloughs Home Washington, (IP) -- American veterans of lon« hitches in World war II, may soon be coming-home on furlough under a "troop rotation" plan to be inaugurated by the war department. Lt.-Gen. Millard F. Harmon, commanding general of army forces in the South Pacific,, disclosed that such a program will begin with men who have been in the area 2 years or longer. CHAMBER TO Garner--Th'e Garner Chamber of Commerce was to meet at the Garner opera house Thursday evening, beginning with a 6:30 dinner. Dennis Pratt of Algona was to talk on postwar aviation He recently attended a meeting ol the midwest airport planning conference at Kansas City. But he warned that it .would be tempered by combat requirements and transportation facilities, and that it could not be construed as promising a furlough for all men of 2 years service'in the South Pacific. j '"A program 'of rotation has been initiated," he said, "on 'a s c a l e considered' commensurate witS the means available. As those means increase, the program will be expanded." , In Washingtpn for staff conferences, Harmon also disclosed that approximately 60 per cent of the pilots and crews shot down over enemy territory in the South Pacific have been rescued. Ueerilie--Ed Fuois, · who ' been ill for, some time, was take!] to the Cedar Valley hospital Charles City for treatment The army's safety prograrjil reaches more than 40 per cent a; I workers in U. S. manifacturinA I plants. r : i TM j DIAMOND BROS. 30 EAST STATE STREET -- ACROSS FROM SEARS, ROEBUCKj VITAMIN ENRICHED FLOUR Diamond's Best $1.98 Reputation . .. $1.85 PLAIN 2 LBS. - -- - - - · ^ .L0». Noodles . 19c NO POINTS DIAMOND'S BEST CAKE BOX Flour... 19c KEN-L-BISK-IT Dog Food, 2 )b. bag 25c STRIKALITE 6 BOXES Matches. 21c VAN CAMP'S PBE-COOKED 2 BOXES Beans... 25c 2 POINTS PER BOX Strictly Fresh EGGS doz. 31 c GRAPEFRUIT 46-OZ. CAN Juice.... 29c HERSHEVS ' l fz LB. CAN Cocoa . . lOc DIAMOND'S BEST . LGE. BOX Oatmeal. 19c BRER RABBIT Molasses, 16 oz. jar 19c jFANCY GOLDEN 2 CANS Corn.... 19c V 13 POINTS RUBBING PINT Alcohol.. 19c N. B. C. Shreddies or Shredded Wheat 2 Boxes 24c PEARL 3 LBS. Barley.. 25c FANCY PICKLED DiU Tomatoes, qt. . 25c KITCHEN BOTTLE Bouquet. 23c Large Box Fjuftex PUDDING MIX. . FANCY SPICED PAIL BOX lening Burry's Cocktail uw^ Crackers, 25c 3',4 LB. BAG REPUTATION Pancake FLOUR . 19c 1 Lb. Jar Peach and Cherry Preserves 26c 8 POINTS KNOX BOX Gelatine. 19c CRISCO 3-lb. Can 59c With Coupon ~ P. and 6. Laundry Soap 6 Giant Ban 27e Peanuts. 29c 3 PKGS. AUNT POLLY'S Soap Nix 25c YELLOW CORN 5 Lb. Bag Meal....21c QUART JAR Peanut BUTTER . 41c Corn Country BUTTER lb.45c 5 LBS..MACARONI OR Spaghetti 35c Morton House With Noodles Turkey Consomme 3 Cans 29c 4 Points Per Can Fancy, in Heavy Syrup PEACHES, 2 No. 2Vz Cans. . 27 POINTS PER .CAN Paper ShelTPecans Pound 29c 2 LBTJAR CLABBER GIRL Baking: Powder 23c Rider's Tomato 5 CANS Soap . . . 25c , ' 4 POINTS PER .CAN P1LLSBURY MNCMK-WAmtS-WJFHMS PIGS' FEET Diamond Bros. 3 Cans for Milk . . . 25c LB. Raisins .. 13c ASSORTED LB Cookies . . 25c Velveeta 2 Jbs. for Cheese... 74c LARGE LB Prunes . . 14c LOOSE WILES BUTTER CRACKERS BOX -Ho....2}c COFFEE At Attractive Prices Diamond's Best . 30c Moca Bean . . . . 21c Brilliant . . . ___ 21c HEINZ ~ ~ . ~ J-llli Vinegar . lie QUART BOTTLE Bleach.. II TO PURIFY CLOSET BOWLS ' j Bowl-X..17 2 NO: 2 CANS FANCY SMALL SWEET : Peas....35c 15 POINTfe PINK TALL CAN Salmon.. 25c CALIFORNIA SARDINES CAN »J« U.U^TA^l J^LJ W/\iN Pilchards tic '16 POINTS RADIANT FURNITURE QT. BOTTLE Polish... 25c SUGAR Pound Pkg. Q "I 'Granulated* yjj | 2 Large-Boxes Kellogg's BRAN *-- . FLAKES ......;..Z7C- GREEN OR WAX 2 NO. 2 CANS Beans... 25c VAN CAMP'S Complete Dinner . A Meal for 6 for : only 6 meat -points 2 Pkgs. Tenderoni, 1 Jar Chili- Con ' Came . . . . . . . BAKING BAR Chocolate 25c KELLOGG'S Giant Size All-Bran. 19c PEPSI-CQLA Sweetheart, SOAP "£".......... 2pc JONATHAN APPLES 3lbs.£or.33c IDAHO RUSSETS, Peek lOO-lb. Bag ....... $2.75 Hewf LETTUCE, 2 for. . . MARSH SEEDLESS Grapefruit 10for...39c CALIFORNIA CARROTS 2 Bunches . . . . . . *5C Poseol ICjt CELERY, 2 f o r . . . . 4jC DUZ Large Box 23c ium Box !0e OXYDOL Large Box . . 23c Medium Box JOc Ivory Soap Lor§t Bar Medium Bar Camay Soap Tfcrek Bars 21e

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