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^ MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE YourNeighbors in the KHAKI AND BLUE What The " * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * J. C. LOWE, S I/O --On Way Overseas y IN ALLIED ONSLAUGHT--Lt " Donald J. Schmitt, 21, co-pilot of- a B-17 Flying Fortress, re; eently participated in the great: est allied air onslaujht of the ' war, when more than 3,800 al; lied fighters and bombers at' lacked marshalling yards and oil centers in Germany. Lt. rSchmitt's 8th air force fort at~i tacked the railroad yards at · Giessea, a. vital nazi link bet tween Cologne and the Saar. The announcement w a s received -from an; 8th air force bomber station in England. : : it. Schmitt is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Schinitt, of 127 ! 12th street N. W., Mason City. iHis wife, Mis. M a r j y M. : Schmitt, lives at 1029 1st street, ; Mason City. Lt. Schmitt is a · member of the 493rd Bomb; : Group, commanded by Colonel Albert Helton, of .San Antonio, ·: Texas. The group is a unit of : the 3rd Bombardment Division, the division cited by the presi: dent for its historic En eland- Africa shuttle bombing' of ; Messerschmitt plants at Regens- bursr, Germany in Aug., 1913. --V-- COMMENDED -- Sgt. David E. .Edgar, son of William Edgar, Kock Falls, who has completed a year of service overseas with an 8th air force P-51 Mustang fighter group, has been commended by the group commander for his meritorious work daring' the year, according to word received from an 8th air force fighter station in England. A radio mechanic for one of the squadrons of the 361st fighter group, Ssrt. Edgar daily inspects the radio receiving and sending sets installed in the fighters to make snre they will be functioning properly when the pilots are escorting heavy bombers to a target in Germany. Whereabouts Bernard I/. Murphy, seaman 1/c, has returned to Washington, TrC following a short holiday leave spent with his wife and 2 children at 403 18th S. B. He has been attending the naval school of communications since September. Seaman Murphy entered the service in June and took his boot training at Great Lakes. Pvt. Inland J. Rezab, Plymouth, a member o£ the 81st "Wildcat" infantry division, has been awarded the combat infantryman badge, according to word received froni headquarters of the division. The Wildcat division recently invaded the southern islands of the Japanese-held Palau group, 500 miles east of the Philippines. Pvt. Thomas J. Ralph has gone to Fort George Meade, Md., following a 4 day Jurlough spent here CPL. ROLAND i LOWE PVT. CHARLES LOWE, JR. --In Belgium _ la Italy T° TO ,§?£? OVERSEAS-- The 4 sons of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lowe, 202 Monroe S. W.. are now all overseas: that is thes attTnow £ e t S T£V£ ^ 3S ^ l3St lelt " rece!vcd from S 1/c J C £7e stated that he was on his way across. Be had been home on a week's leave recently. He enlisted in the navy oa Dec. 31, 1941 Cpl. Roland Lowe is in Belgium. He has been overseas since last February .arriving first in England. On D-Day he was a member Prt rh i'°T n m Ft ? nce - P L Lowes w " e Uves *» Mason City T.»I£ { · ^ Ies towe. Jr., whose wife and 2 children live in Clear take, is serving in Italy. Pic. Harley Lowe is in Germany and 2 year old daughter, whom he has never s«n, liv ' Capt. Draper Long Entitled to Wear Distinguished Badge With The I5th AAF in Italy-Capt. Draper I. Long of 1104 W. State, Mason City, Iowa, a flight surgeon in the 460th bombardment group, is now entitled to wear the distinguished unit badge. At an impressive ceremony at its base somewhere in Italy, Maj. Gen. Nathan F. Twining, commanding general of the 15th army air force, pinned.the streamers of a distinguished unit an the standard of the 460th bombardment group for its "outstanding performance of duty in armed conflict witti the enemy." The citation which accompanied the presentation of the streamers; read in part, "On July 25, the 460th bombardment group was assigned the task of attacking and destroying the Zwolfaxing Airdrome installations at Vienna, Austria, which were being used for the assembly of ME-109's . ; . Throughout the day and nighl prior to the attack, the ground crews ; worked untiringly and enthusiastically to' have their aircraft at the peak of mechanical perfection to insure the success o: this vital operation." On July ZB, this group of B-24 Liberator bombers took off as lead group of- a wing formation one set course for the target. Attacked by 30 enemy fighters, the gunners threw up such a curtain of lead that -the attack was broken off. Adverse weather conditions forceo the bombers to bomb at a lower altitude than usual, subjecting them to intense and heavy antiaircraft fire. Although 3 bombers were lost, 2 so badly crippled they had to leave the formation and others badly damaged, the gallant crews pressed the attack and inflicted grave damage to the objective, depriving the enemy of one of his most important fighter assembly and repair bases. Continuing, the citation.. read, 'By their great determination outstanding professional skill and gallantry . . . the 460th bombardment group has reflected great credit upon themselves and the armed forces of the United States of America." Now under the command of Col John M. Price of Fort Dodge, Iowa, the group was led on the Zwol- faxing mission by their previous commander, Col. Bertram C. Harrison of Lecsburg, Va. visiting at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Ralph, 105 President court. PvL Ralph had just finished his basic training at South Camp Hood, Tex. Pvt. William Williams is spend- p.S a 5 day lay over pass with his family at 3J3 Washington W. W enroute to Fort Meade, Md., from Camp Fannin, Tex., where he had completed his basic training. Staff Sgt. George Simkins, Jr, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Simkins, route 1, who visited here during the holidays, left Tuesday :or Santa Ana, Cal., to report for reassignment. Sgt. Simkins has lust returned from England where le had been based since last March. Before going to Santa Ana he will spend a couple of days wuh his sister, Mrs. Lloyd Searle at Richmond, Cal. Word has been received that Bernard F. Monroe, fireman, 1/c, las beep assigned to a carrier in he Pacific. Monroe entered serv- ce m the navy last March and took his boot training at Farragut, Idaho. ^ Pvt, Andrew C. Cabrera, son of VIrs. Mary Castino, 1631 Monroe W. W., has arrived safely in France according to word received here His brother, Pfc. Mike Cafarero is serving somewhere in the south Pacific. Lloyd W. Hansen, fireman I/c, w , h ° spent 3 days with his family _ y Hanlontown-- Cpl. James Bruns- S! L ret £ rneJ Tuesda y to Camp ihelby, Miss., after a 16 day fur- ough at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brunsvold GETS UNIT BADGE -- Second Lt. Bennett A. Webster, 110 Carolina S. E., Is a navigator with a veteran 15th army air force ' Liberator bombardment group in Italy which has been cited "for outstanding performance of duty in armed conflict with the enemy." He is authorized to wear the distinguished 1 unit bad ff e. The announcement came from headquarters of the 15th AAF in Italy. --V-Distinguished Flying Cross toPfc.Ficken n aerial r a d i o operator, has been awarded a distinguished flying cross, it was announced by Bri? Gen. William H. Tunnerf font: majidmg general of the India- Ciuna division, air transport command. The award was made upon completion of 300 hours of operational flight in transport aircraft over the dangerous and difficult India-China air routes, where enemy interception and attack was probable and expected. The air trail over the Hump, famed route through the towering peaks of the Himalaya mountains oJazed by the air transport command, is recognized -by airmen as *e world's toughest. Today the Hump route is the only lifestrearn of vital military supplies for the allied forces fightng the Jananese in China. The citation accompanying the award adds: "FJying-at night as well as'by day, at high altitudes over impassable, mountainous terrain through areas characterized by extremely treacherous weather conditions necessitating l o n g periods of operation on instruments . . . requiring courageous and superior performance of his duties to overcome . . . he accomplished his mission with distinc- '·'on." The award was made for the period of service 21 October 1943 to 7 July 1944. (Pfc. Ficken was in Mason City in October at which time he told of his experiences in the far east to the Kimanians at one of their meetings.) -V-Iowa Falls--Sgt .and Mrs. Robert Klove are the parents of a son, Jon Patterson, born Dec. 30 at Ellsworth Municipal hospital in owa Falls. Sgt. Klove is stationed at Fort Francis E. Warren, Wyo --v-- Hanlontown--Pvt. Harris Kaasa las been hospitalized at Camp lood, Tex., the past 3 weeks with glandular fever. --V-- ClarksvJlle-- Lt. Col. H a r r y landed in England PFC. HARLEY LOWE --la Germany --V-- REPORTS FOR OVERSEAS-- Cpl. Andrew B. Conwell, Jr., has returned to Avon Park, Fla., following a holiday furlough of 6 days spent here visiting lus parents, Mr. and- Mrs A B ConwelJ, 833 10th N. E. From Avon Park' he will go to Savanah, Ga., to report for overseas doty. Cpl. Canweil is with the army air corps. --V-- MADE SERGEANT WITH STH AAF-- The promotion of Richard I. Burgraff, j r ., i 9 s - on of JIr and Mrs. Richard I. Burgraff 159 I«h N. W., has been announced by an 8th air force bomber station in England. Set Burgraff is the engineer and top ' ' y WITH U. S. S. BARNETT SINCE MVAK STARTED--Coxswain Wayne L. White, who reenlisted in the navy the day after Pearl Harbor, and who since then has been serving on the same ship, the combat transport V. S. S. Barnett, is in the states for B weeks schooling course at Camp Perry, Williamsburg, Va. He had b.cen home on Christmas leave. Coxswain White has 6 stars on his service bar: Guadalcanal, a, major combat, Sicily, Salerno, Normandy and southern France At the time of Pearl Harbor Unite, who had previously served 4 years in the navy, had been out of the sen-ice for 7. months. He is the son of Mr and JIrs. Ared White,' 820 8th N. E. Iowa Falls--Ensign Nelson Roberts is spending a leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Georfe Roberts, west of Iowa Falls. He completed training as a naval aviator, and soon alter he reports at to an aircraft carrier. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 1845 TO DBS MOINES -- Dr. H. C. Kroeger, Clear Lake, who was named last November as Cerro Gordo county representative In the state legislature, and Mrs. Krueger plan to leave Thursday for Des Moines where they will be at the Hotel Kirbwood daring the session. Miss Blar- traret Rader, Nora Springs, will go as secretary to Dr. Krueger Clear Lake Briefs Employed mother wants woman to care' for baby, her home "or yours. Phone 407-W. The Eev. Ruben Moslrom announces a series of 10 studies in the catechism and family fellowship to open at the Zion Lutheran c ?V rc S Sun(J ay evening at 8 Friends to Clear lake have learned that George Frederick Opel, a former resident now in the service, has recently been advanced from the rank of private first class to corporal. Cpl Opel is doing clerical work in the office of the quartermaster on Guadalcanal. Mrs. Opel and son George Frederick, Jr., 2, are living in Pasadena, Cal. The name of Anton Andersen was unintentionally omitted from the committee arranging the Danish Christmas tree and program at I.O.O.F. hall Friday evening Mrs. Irene Olsen Hansen, yeoman 2/c, a SPAR, returned to Long Beach, Cal., Tuesday afternoon after spending a 21 day leave with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Olsen, and family and her husband's parents, Mr and Mrs. H. P. Hansen. Miss Tommy Morse, New Hampton,' arrived Tuesday to spend a few days with'her sister- in-law, Mrs. B. A. Morse. Miss Opal Griewe, Garner, is expected to arrive Friday to spend the weekend with. Miss Catharyne Chambers and other friends. Miss Griewe, a former Clear Lake teacher, is teaching at Clinton this year. Pfc. Edgar Zobel arrived Saturday morning from Fort Knox Ky to visit Mrs. ; Zobel and other relatives a week. Pfc" Zobel is a guard at the prisoner of war camp at Fort Knox. Roger, Davis, yeoman I/c, Is spending a 3D day leave with Mrs. Davis at the home of her mother, Mrs. William Henry, and with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Davis. He arrived last Wednesday from New York City where he landed Christmas day. Mrs. Davis arrived a few days before from Portland, Ore., where she is employed in a supply office. Singing Cowboy Not to Yodel as He Works at Job of Senator Washington, ( H. Taylor, the singing cowboy, formally became the senator from Idaho Wednesday and he is not going to yodel as he works. "I didn't come here to play the guitar--I came to be a senator," said Taylor, who brought with him from Pocatello not only his guitar but a banjo, a saxophone, a trombone, a clarinet and a piano. "The family likes to sit around alter supper and have a jam session," Taylor explained. Th'e Taylors are a tuneful family. He sings baritone and strums his guitar or banjo. The Mrs. a pin-up brunet, sings contralto and operates saxophone and trumpet. Eon-Arod, 9, is both clarinetist and pianist. Two Awards to Haaheim in India Two awards, the air medal and the distinguished flying cross have been made to 2nd Lt John F. Haaheim, by Maj. Gen. Howard C. Davidson, commanding general of the 10th air force, EAC for his achievements with the famous 7th bomber group. The announcement came from headquarters of the 10th air force in Burma. His plane bombed Jap targets in Burma, Thailand, China and the Andaman islands, where exposure to enemy fire was probable and expected. He has served in the army 2 years and 5 months, 7 months in the India Burma theater. To date Lt. Haaheim has flown 31 combat missions, totaling 274 hours. He attended Iowa State" college at Ames for 2 years and Mason City junior college for 2 years. The lieutenant's wife, Mrs. Evelyn Adean Haaheim, resides at 725 Jefferson N. W. Women comprise 39 per cent o£ ;he workers employed in the air- trame industry of plane production in the United States, according to the war manpower commission. It Xol D« Mot Receive paper Before 5:30 9. m. cm ssa or sta CLEAR LAKEMBE-GAZEHE Phone 239 or 259 AND KGLO OFFICE 5f7 Wert SUln St DEADD.T8: 11 «, m. («r New »o4 All * p. m. for Etdl* K«wi First Lt John P. Urbatch Killed in Action in Germany Served With Hodge's ~ First Army; Enlisted in Hawaii Dec. 7, '41 , rc * e « Lake--Mr. and Mrs. George Urbatch, 819 W. 2nd street, received a message from the war department Tuesday stating that their son, First Lt. John P. Ur- batch, had been Mild in action in Germany Dec. 12. Lt. Urbatch had been with Hodge's first army in several major engagements. No particulars were given but the message said a letter 'would follow. Lt. Urbatch was born at Swale- dale Sept. 23, 1909, and was graduated from Swaledale high school and attended the, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 3 years. He then lived in Hawaii until his enlistment in December, 1940 His enlistment ended a few days before the attack on Pearl Harbor and he re-enlisted while Japanese., bombs were still falling. * Alter serving about a year he JOHN P. BHBATCH was sent to Fort Benning, Ga., for officers training which he finished in February, 1843. He then served 9'months at the proving grounds in Aberdeen, Md., and was at Camp Van Dorn, Miss., when ordered overseas last September. Lt. Urbatch was married June -- .. v-'u*.-u n tia iiitliJ. Jtsti -vLLQG 1, 1944, to Miss Lois Weyn of Baltimore, Md. She is living there now. Besides his wife and parents, Lt. Urbatch is survived by a sister, Mrs. Marjorie Urbatch Hartman, Hilo, T. H. CpL Loyal R. Cox of U.S. Marines Gets Bronze Star fttfWS II CPL. LOYAL K. COX Bond Sales in 6th : 'War'Loan- Total $195,675 Clear Lake--"Our total sales in the 6th war loan drive amounted to $195,675," M. A. Arneson, local we went over by , 20675 , asi.ble "No solicitation of buyers was table as in former drives and our people came in voluntarily and bought all they could. We are much pleased that Clear Lakers continued to give- their home town the reputation of always doing her part." Clear Lake was "over the top" in the drive when it was supposed to have closed Dec. 16 and bonds sold since have been taken as a "good investment" proposition. Attend Christening Party for Grandson Clear Lake--Mr. and Mrs. J. P. S o r e n s e n returned Wednesday from Chicago where they spent 10 days with their children and attended the christening of their little grandson, Dennis Erhart Bisballe. Others attending the party were the Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Jorgensen, Mr. and Mrs. Hans Villadsen and children and Miss Lucille Olson, Clear Lake and Mr. and Mrs. Ajidrew Jensen, Miss Herdis Huselund, Miss Sofia Pedersen, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Sorensen and family. A 5 o'clock supper was served by Mr. and Mrs. Bisballc. Mrs. Bisballe will be remembered in Clear Lake as Amanda Sorensen. Clear Lake Calendar Thursday--Busy Bee dub, Mrs. Jack Trimble, all day. ·Rotary club, I. O. O. F. hall 12:15 o'clock. Twentieth Century club, Mrs. Guy Wisgerhof, 707 North street, 1 o'clock. Sorosis club, Mrs. G e o r g e Brooks, 121 N. 3rd street. Crescent club, Mrs. R. R. Rogers, 403 N. 2nd street. Zion Lutheran aid, church parlors. United Service Women's unit, Legion hall, 7:30 o'clock. Verity lodge No. 250, A. F. A. M., Masonic Temple, B o'clock. Theta Rho Girls' club, I. O. O F. hall, 7:30 o'clock. Performance of the army ordnance 14-ton, 8-inch howitzer has proved one of the most remarkable achievements of the American drive on Germany, says Brig. Gen. A. G. Gillespie, commanding the Watervliet, N. Y., arsenal, where the guns are manufactured. Awarded for "Heroic Achievement In Action, Laysan Island, July 14" Clear Lahe^-Cpl. Loyal R. Cox, U. S. marine corps, has been awarded the bronze star medal "for heroic achievement in action against the enemy on Laysan Island on the night of July 14, 1944," his wife learned Tuesday when she received the medal forwarded by her husband. ..J 1 ? 6 acc ompanying citation said "While on outpost duty near a field hospital Cpl. Cox's position was attacked by the enemy. He showed great coolness and courage in the lace of a numerous foe and successfully beat off the attack. His actions, performed under difficult conditions, resulted in saving the kves of many patients and his conduct throughout was in keeping witr, the highest traditions of the U. S. naval service." The letter was signed by H. M. Smith, lieutenant general, U. S. Marine Corps. Writing to -his wife, Cpl.' Cox said, "Don't think I stuck my neck out Anyone else in our outfit would have done the same thing. I ]Ust happened to be in the right place at the right time." The award was received by Cpl. Cox Numerous Japanese souvenirs have been sent by Cpl. Cox to his sii! 6 ?B°' with thei . r 2 children, month, v 6 ' ' an l Dennis Loyal, 8 - - - . " - ·"-·"· "mteieus made from a Jap plane to his son and daughter. _ 9 p i- Cox entered the service in °. ctob S r 19 * 2 ' a "d was home on a short furlough in November 1943 ii^a Vas Jlu' overseE s in January! 1944, and therefore has never seen Krt o S °£' ¥**· £° x was Nanc y Grat- bdge before her marriage. First Semester Will Close With Exams; Report Cards Jan. 12 T - s e exams e irs half of the school year will be given next week Wednesday and Thursday, Miss Catharyne Chambers, high school principal announces. No classes will be held on £ nda y 0"' grades will be read in the morning and report cards wUl be ready at 1:15 o'clock. The afternoon will be given over to ar- g ' g e d U 3 e S a ° d Rn w team - w5th o ac Bob Heston and assistant, Julius Tescn, is making all kinds of pren- arations for the game at AlgoSa Friday evening. The boys, trying to work off the holiday lethargy are getting down to business Algona is regarded as a formidable £ e ^ the Lions ' have h °Pes in that they have defeated Webster City and Webster City has defeated Algona this year. It looks Iise there will be plenty doing This is pledge week for new members of the Masque and Gavel Drama club. Wednesday candidates were roaming the halls m picturesque garb and Friday they are to plan a pep meeting sufficiently strong to put the Lions out in front at the game at Algona. Monday .evening the pledges will be formally initiated. Miss Irene Floy, of the home economics department, is laying plans for the "Learn to Sew" class for adults to open Jan. 5. Further announcement will be made shortly. Applications for 123 Tires Are Allowed Clear Lake--Applications for 104 grade 1 tires were allowed in December by ration board 17-2, it was announced Wednesday. Eleven grade 3 tire applications were allowed before the restrictions on them were removed. The board al- DINNER HONORS FOUR NAVY MEN Musical Program Is Given at Legion Hall Clear lake--Four navy men Keith Jacobson, ' aviation radio technician 1/c; Donald Pramer electrician's mate 1/c, Dale BeaL gunner's mate 1/c, and Harold Hosband, pharmacist's mate 3/c were guests of honor ot the Navy Mothers club at a dinner at Legion hall Tuesday evening. Other honored guests were Mrs". Keith Jacobson, Mr. and Mrs. L, E. Jacobson and Warren, Mr and Mrs. Walter Pramer, Mrs. Dale Deal, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Beal and Mrs. Othillie Hosband. Mrs. Henry Johnson acted as hostess and announced the program. Mrs. Johnson led in the pledge of allegiance and the group of 75 or more persons joined in singing "The Star Spangled Banner" and "The Doxology." Mrs. A. B. Knutson accompanied at the piano Virginia Cash and David Boberts sang "Silent Night," Barbara Martin played "Whispering Hope," Anchors Aweigh" and other numbers on the accordion, Billie Cash played "The Marine Hymn" and other numbers, on the piano and Mrs. Nels H. Lefcwa, accompanied at the piano by Eugene Reynolds, whistled "Juanita" and "My Blue Heaven" as solos. Dr. A. B. Phillips was introduced and spoke briefly of present trends of the war and presented a gift from the Navy Mothers to · each of the honorees. Mr. Jacobson said that he works with radar and radio equipment and has been doing supply work in South America and the south Atlantic. He told of a recent trip to Rio Je Janeiro, describing some of the sights of that beautiful and modern city. Mr.'Pramer is leaving Thursday to return to his base for a new assignment after having spent a month at home. Mr. Beal spoke of the invasions and activities in European and Pacific areas in which he has been engaged and Mr. Hosband said that he works with a dental technician at Treasure Island. ·The dinner was served by Mmes. O. J. Pierce, Clarence Prescott Lynn Carter and Thor Kofoedt assisted by otbers.'The tables were decorated with flags and candles and streamers in. the national colors. Mrs. Mabel Roberts of the ways and means committee announced- a rummage and bake sale to be held in Legion hall Saturday beginning at 9 o'clock. ' ;ers Hosts" ~ at New Year's Event Clear.Lake^-Mr, and Mrs. Howard Krutsinger ? entertained a group of relatives Monday at a New Year's day dinner in honor of the birthday of their son. The table was centered with, a birthday cake on which were 7 candles for their son's birthday and 10 candles for the birthday of Charles Houeck on Wednesday. -Among those present were Mr, and Mrs. Krutsinger and Alberta Richard and Ronald; Mr. and Mrs. Clay Honeck and Charles, Hampton; Mr. and Mrs. Fay Gaulke and Roger, Lynn and Lowell,' Dows- Mr. and Mrs. Armin Passehl and Gordon and Jeanne Passehl, Latimer, and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Larsen and Patricia Ann and Mrs Star Larsen, Clear Lake. The afternoon was spent informally. To Attend Funeral of Mrs. Caroline Arends Clear. Lake--Mrs. Karl Bohlen 212 Orchard avenue, is at Alexander this week because of the death of her mother, Mrs. Caroline Arends, 91, Saturday at a Mason City hospital following a fall last November in which she suffered a broken hip. Mrs. Arends visited her daughter here last summer. Funeral services will be held at Alexander Thursday at 1 o'clock. A son of Mrs. Arends is expected to arrive from California. Clear Lake persons to attend the rites will be Mr. and Mrs. Bohlen and daughter, Mrs. S. K ; Jennings, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Latch and Mr; and Mrs. George Lunn. 'Tost-WarHome? Topic for Discussion Clear Lake--Mrs. R. C. Ingersoll presented a lesson on "Post War Homes" for members of Chapter EA, P. E. O., who met Tuesday evening at tie home of Miss Katherine Davies. The next meeting is Jan. 16 at the home of Mrs. Lee M. Bawden. A 6:30 o'clock dinner will be served. BROWNIE TROOP ADDS 3 MEMBERS Lucille Bruchner, Joan Braheny and Corinne Ashland were^ inducted to membership in the Brownie troop at junior high school m an informal ceremony Tuesday afternoon. Joan Drake was named secretary for 3 months to succeed Marjorie Beaum. Mrs. Keith Holt sent a book of pictures of Danish castles and other scenes in Denmark taken when she made a trip several years ago. Stories about Denmark were read and games were played. lowed 6 small implement tires and 2 large ones. One pair rubber boots were allowed. Two oil and 3 gas heating stoves were allowed and 2 oil cooking stoves for the month.

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