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February 11, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

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fTALIN WRITES 0 CHURCHILL Voices Red Objections to Some Polish Chiefs t. London, (if) -- Premier Marshal Joseph Stalin in a personal letter Prime Minister Churchill has |foiced the Russian objections to I pine members «f the Polish gov- [Iroment uvLondon and this latest liommunication "is believed to Mfer little hope of an early solu- Ijion of the knotty Polish problem I t was reported Friday. I- The statement of the soviet (Viewpoint apparently f o l l o w e d lostly the ~ reply the Russians I'nade to Secretary of State Corl leU Hull's offer of mediation. 1 The Russians told Hull the time Jivas not yet ripe for United States I'jelp in solving the difficulty. In reply to a letter from Jphurchill Stalin was believed to tiave gone further and to have Declared his reluctance to dea nvith , certain members of thi l-' J olish government whom he al feged to be anti-Russian. It is' : known that, Moscow 1 Displeased with Gen. Kazimier osnkowski, Polish- commander Ip-chief, Wladyslaw Raczkiewcz yolish president, Marian Kukiel ipinister of defense, and Tadeus glomer, foreign minister. . The Poles have contended the onld not shake up their govern ment just to please the Bussians. bey also have been firm, pub- cly at least, in rcfusinr to'ac- ept ouirifbt the Curzon lint, uccested by Russia as a border. Many believe the Poles would ccept the Curzon line, however, : a way were found to save London government's face when and if it gets back to War- aw. The Poles' refusal to give ground in the Russian dispute may have figured in the ministry of information's action Friday in cutting off the paper supply of he ^nofficial weekly Polish newspaper, "Wiadomosei Polskie." The newspaper has carried much criticism of Russia. OUGHS or Bronchial Irritations Due to Colds Here's good news for the people o the U.S.A. . Canada's greatest coug i »M'clne la-now being made ana sol I, n«Et here, «nd if .you Save any doub If f^° ut what to lake this winter to I! these persisting nasty Irritating cougtu ninttfnc trom colds get a. bottle a Buckleys CAIvADIOL Mixture To · won't be disappointed --It's difteren Irom anything else you ever used--on My" «?-^all ???-^: lnsUllt "t"" 1 OSCO Drue Woman Read Own Obituary for 2nd Time Nashua--Mrs. A. D. Leaman is jetting tired of reading her death notice in newspapers. When she saw the notice in a prominent Iowa paper Thursday she wired the. editor as follows "Prefer carnations. Object to age Expected more publicity." Once before she read of he own ..death shortly after a siste died of scarlet fever. A newspape came out with the announcemen that memorial services svould b held for her Sunday. "Probably the third notice will never read," Mrs.'Leaman re marked Friday. "After the notice Thursday peo pie called by phone to my hous and inquired concerning my deatl Others, more considerate of m husband's feelings, - called t friends who were likely to kno if I was still living. "The minister called a few min utes ago and. said he would b down. The undertaker was sur prised he hadn't been called. A yet, I haven't received any flo\v ers." War Savings 'Bonds an Stamps from your Globe-Gazett carrier boy. I EATONS FINAL %***** · OF WINTER DRESSES TWO CLEARANCE PRICES VALUES TO 9.95 · CrepeSj Jerseys · Black and Colors · Broken Sizes VALUES TO 16.95 · Crepes, Jerseys - · 1 ancI2pc. Styles · Broken Sizes A final clearance of winter dresses! These are really outstanding values ... all are higher priced dresses, selling now at a fraction of their original price. A good selection in ..a complete range of colors and sizes, but not in every style. BUY BONDS WILLKIE HOLDS NO PUNCHES ON WISCONSIN TRIP Says He's Committed to Overthrow a Group That's Been in Too Long By LEONAKD C. SCHUBERT United Frees Staff Correspondent Milwaukee', (UP.) -- Wendell L. Willkie's big hat is in the ring gain for the presidency of the Jnited States, but this time; it will mete e a ring-wise veteran who will said, ight to keep it there. Wlllkie wants the republican nomination and he said he's wiling tot take 'em as they come to ret ,it without looking for any 'straw men" to knock over to set a start. He picked Wisconsin as Ac first of a- number of states in which he will sample public sent- meat because he said he had leard that this was, politically, a 'touch" state, where the voters were.cold to bis advocacy of postwar participation by the United States in a program of international co-operation for the preservation of peace and extension of the principles of democratic government. Unsuccessful .in his 1940 effort to defeat President Roosevelt's bid for a 3rd term, Willkie didn't pull any punches during his 4 days in Wisconsin. He pressed an inquisitive finger on the public pulse at the 2 largest cities in Wisconsin --Milwaukee and Madison -- and cheeked his findings against the political heartbeat of 2 small communities--Portage and West Bend. When he departed for New York, he said he was satisfied with the response his visit elicited. Audiences, public and private were startled by his frankness and acceptance of realities. He reported that he had heard isolationism was landlocked in the middle west and was prepared to meet that contingency. One group heard' itself appraised as "not much of a political asset" in connection with "Willkie's assertion t h a t he \yasn't going to worry if it dis- iked his proposals for co-opera- ion between, capital and labor. Another heard him say that he vouldn't indulge in an' off-the- record discussion of party principles, but wasn't averse to re- Mason Cityan in Brunswick Air Attack London, (#) -- The fury of the nazi attempt to prevent American bombers from reaching the target in Thursday's raid on Brunswick was described by Lt. Arthur Mittman of Muscatine, Iowa. German Focke-Wulf f i g h t e r s "kept coming in, 6 abreast and head-on in drove after drove, declared Mittman, pilot of the bomber "Breaks of the Game." "We were lucky to get only a few flak holes and one 20 millimeter hole through one wing," he said. . "Then the P-47s showed up and our worries were over." °~ Lt. Morris Traub of Mason City, Iowa, a bombardier, in describing the results of the Brunswick, at-" tack, said he "saw a thousand fires." He has 4 brothers in the service, Lt. Ben Traub, navigator instructor at Monroe, La.; Sam Traub, 1st class metalsmith in the navy, somewhere in the Pacific; Joseph Traub, in the navy V-12 program, Clinton, Miss., and Abe Traub, seaman 2nd class, stationed on Mare island. Lt. Traub is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Traub, 319 3rd N. W. He was commissioned at Childress, Tex., last July IS. LT. MORRIS TRAUB --"Saw 1,000 Fires" vealing inside information on the conflict of personalities in the loust for the biggest election prize n the world--the presidency of the United States: At an informal reception sponsored by the Milwaukee county republican women's organization, kVillkie drew a gasp of surprise from a predominantly feminine audience of about 200 when he recalled that many critics in his own party had called him harsh names after he came out with an early advocacy of lend-lease and selective military -service and added that doubtless many of had voiced the speech at West Bend, Willkie said he knew that those present same criticism. In a homey many his, audience were quainted with him, however, he won overwhelming support, he said. . At one Milwaukee meeting he was introduced by Mrs. Charles Barth, the former Helen Armfield, who as a girl was a neigh- the Willkies Elwood. German descent arid cited his kinship with their feelings in this coincidence with his origin. More than any others, he said, such Americans should prize freedom, oppose oppression, and be receptive to the idea of postwar cooperation to preserve peace. As a humorous sidelight in his career, Willkie said that he had lived most of his life in communities which customarily gave most of their votes to democratic candidates. He said be had lived at Rushwood, Elwood and Bloomington, Ind., Goffeyville, Kara., Akron, Ohio, and New York, N. Y. She said she wouldn't be able to face her mother if she failed to do what she could to support Willkie's candidacy. Willkie recalled humorously that their fathers frequently had opposed each other in court as rival attorneys; On snch 'homey remarks' «s these Willkie drew chuckles and applause from audiences in Milwaukee county, which in 1940 gave him 78,731 fewer votes than it cast for President Roosevelt. Willkie called no attention to this verdict, but said he -was religiously committed to the overthrow of a national administration which he was convinced had remained in power until it was no longer attuned to the electorate's needs and desires. At the end of World War 1, North America was confronted with the problem of providing 60 per cent of the world's food supply- More than a quarter million teachers received an estimated In every ward where he lived salary below $1,000 during the and fellow residents became ac- | school year 1942 r 43. makes it MEUICA'S VVOIUTK: Change now to this coffee of finerX fresher flavor! Freshness is the secret! of coffee flavor, so, AP Coffee is sold In the fresh bean. Then it's Custom · Ground when you buy. Coffees, ground days, even weeks before they're sold, can't offer the fine flavor of really fresh coffee. So buy AP Coffee--there's a blend to suit your taste. For real coffee pleasure, buy the coffee that's fresh when you buy it, full.flarored when you drink U...AP Coffee! CENSORS PRAISE MORALE OF IU TROOPS IN ITALY Say Soldiers Usually Don't Exaggerate But Tend to Understate Washington, (U,fi -- The U. S. army's morale in Italy is high. Nobody knows this better than the censors. "Our boys write about the war as though it were a cream-puff duel," according to 1st Lt, Frank T. Slather of (1517 Hawkins St.) Nashville, Tcnn. Mather supervises the work of a number of regimental censors of a regiment in the 45th division, composed of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Oklahoma former National Guardsmen. The chief letter - writing characteristic of American soldiers is to understate, he declared in a report from 5th army headquarters received here. "They rarely dramatize or mention the horrors of total war," he said. "They're content to cripe about small things, such as not getting enough chocolate candy iu their rations, and will ear about bombings and artillery attacks. "To me their letters indicate that, come Hell or high water- and they have been getting both-they're still able to laugh, "One mart recently spent 3-quarters of a letter giving his opinions on the situation which he considered hopeless to the Germans. 1 deleted so much' I thought it would be best to return the letter to him for rewriting. His next letter got around the whole thing by advising his family to ignore' the newspapers arid start reading Gibbon's 'Decline and .Fall of the Roman Empire.'" One of the most- trying problems, according to 1st Lt. Charlie L. Bennett of (613 N. Broadway) Hugo,Okla., comes up when a man wants to write home about a friend who has become a casualty. "From the standpoint of the injured man, there's good reason why this shouldn't be done. His actual condition is likely io be exaggerated, causing the family unnecessary anxiety." Army rumors are so spontaneous and so subject to exaggeration that letters to kin of casualties are only permitted when the facts are fully substantiated, and only after it is reasonably sure that an official notification has reached the nearest kin. The censors know they are running neck and neck with the first sergeants in the army's traditional unpopularity sweepstakes. "I know I've been called every name in the book, not to mention a few choice references ad-libbed," 1st Lt. John Titko of (2065 Was- cana Ave.) Lakewood, O.. said, "I can sympathize with the men. Tm sure this is one of the most thankless jobs in the army." Titko cited the example of a soldier trying to tell his family why he was so happy, describing minutely a nice bivoua'c area, olive groves, lush countryside, and naming a town. "He'll drag my name through the' Italian mud when he gets the answer to this," Titko said. Soldiers are forbidden io identify places where they are or mention commanding officers of the rank of colonel or above. These rules only make common sense, 1st Lt. William P. Galvin of (410 W. 22nd St.) Cedar Falls, Iowa, declared. "Any soldier has a pretty good conception of information that would be valuable to the enemy. U he would only develop writing from that.standpoint, censorship would become practically an extinct art." Because V-mail is photographed in reduced size, censorable lines are obliterated with pencil. Censors make deletions from enclosed letters with scissors. For that reason soldier's correspondence must be on only one side of the page. Each company appoints one of its officers mail censor, and he, in turn, elicits whatever aid he can IrCm his brother lieutenants. The job is strictly extra-curricular, being in adilion to an officer's regular duties. picked 2 other winners in the I midwest--Buchanan at Cincinnati and Wilson at St. Louis. I The democrats also have met at Denver, San Francisco, Houston, Philadelphia, twice at New York, and 3 times at Baltimore. Here » There DESTROYED 640 PLANES Guadalcanal, (/P)--Allied airmen destroyed 640 Japanese planes at Babaul, New Britain, between Dec. 17, 1943 and Feb. 8, South Pacific headquarters announced Friday. Our losses were listed as 130 planes. Friday, Feb. II, 194* 5 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Pinball games have gone to war, their electrical rachet relays converted to intricate temperature controls. · Garner --Mr. and Mi's. A. L. Prouty o£ Nashua visited at the B. L. Prouty home the first of the week. The men are brothers. St. Ansgar--E.. L, Hansen left Tuesday evening for Bellefonte, Pa., to visit his son, Cadet E. ' Hansen, who is in a' hospital. Karuwha--Mrs. William Brummund, Jr., submitted to an appendectomy at a Hampton hospital Monday. Rake--Mr. and Mrs. Everette Amburgcr are the parents of a son born Tuesday at the" home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Herem. Popejoy--Harry Armstrong was taken to the Hampton hospital Tuesday for abdominal, treatment and an operation. Dougherty -- Frank Goerner of the navy, stationed on the east coast, and Mrs. Goerner of San Diego spent Wednesday in the Mrs. Ella Ereen home. During the first World war, the U. S. provided allied nations with about 3 billion pounds of meat and 300 million bushels o£ wheat a year. VICTORY! Girl Scouting was founded in the U. S. on March 12, 1912. IF^^^^^ Protect nd cue abrased All ·*!*·* ritin w ' th Me * M o». the I.HDrr soothing, medicated pow Vllfll b d cr . Ako ie ii eve burning, A N N O Y S itching, of irritated akin. [ B M RICA'S FAVORITE AT ALL AP SUPER M A R K E T S Parties Like Chicago for Conventions Chicago, (U.R--It may be coincidence, but past performances show that when the major political parties selected their presidential candidates here, these candidates won the elections in 2 out of every 3 contests. Since 1857 the republicans have held I I ot their 22 national conventions at Chicago. Of these II, 7--Lincoln, Grant, Garfield, Harrison, Theodore Roosevelt, Taft and Harding--were elected. The democrats have held 6 of their 22 conventions here and 4 candidates picked at Chicago won the presidency. They were Cleveland, first and third nominations, and Franklin, D. Roosevelt, first and third. -Six other republican conventions have met in the midwest at Minneapolis, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Kansas City and twice at Cleveland. Four presidential winners-Hayes, McKinley, Coolidge, and Hoover--were picked at these 6 conventions. The OOP's 5 other conventions were held in the east--4 at Baltimore and one at Phila-, The democrats have held 13 of their national conventions in the middle west. Besides the 4 at Chicago, they have met twice at Cincinnati, 4 times at St. Louis, and once at Kansas City. They SINUSITIS Is an infection of the sinuses (air cells) of the forehead and nose. In a normal and healthy person there can be no sinusitis. In sinusitis the human framework is entirely out of mechanical balance. The body is not in plumb. There is muscular and nerve irritation which causes faulty posture. The arms and legs are of uneven length--thus creating a sacro-llliac or sacro - l u m b a r distortion. The cure consists in making; scientific mechanical corrections, so as to relieve and correct the true cause of this ailment. This is accomplished by scientific manipulation and in reasonable tune the sinuses are normal and remain so and correction is GUARANTEED to be soothing and painless. Call'at my office for a free booklet "This is Chiropractic." If yon have sinusitis and are discouraged, why not consult. DR. A. P. FANKHAUSER D.C. 22 3rd St. N. W. Phone £51 for Appointment JUST RECEIVED NEW SHIPMENT YARN IN OUR DOWNSTAIRS STORE NEEDLEPOINT YARN 100% wool--Antique brown and gold, cream, green, rose and Flemish tile!. Sweater and Stocking YARN-- 2 oz. skein. 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