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January 4, 1945

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 15

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American combat units on all battlelironts now use a shorter lighter and sturdier bayonet. The' blade has been shortened 6 inches, weighs less and can be used as a trench knife. In some North Carolina bogs as many as 3 types of insectivorous plants compete in their trapping of insects. _ JM* Sluai 1. CONTAINS LANOLIN 2. IT'S KIND TO VOUR HANQS 3. CLEANS AND RENEWS EVERYTHING 4. WONDERFUL FOR DISHES AMD THE FAMILY WASH gcttf · 4T GROCERV · HOWE.- DRUG T O D A Y U S R I E T Y * DEPI S T O R E S MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Proposal to "Shake"Japan Was Given Up · Washington, (U.PJ -- A plan to 'shake" Japan's key industrial centers into ruin with. man-induced earthquakes was seriously considered--but never tried by military-and scientific authorities here in the dark days immediately following Pearl Harbor, it was .learned Tuesday. The plan called for explosion of millions of pounds of dynamite to be dumped into the sea near the island empire at certain "trigger joints" in the earth's crust. It was never adopted. But it was not A Treat from Wheat LAN-0-SHEEN is on sole at BOOMHOWER HARDWARE whoily rejected. Rather, the idea was put aside while the more prosaic methods of warfare were employed. Top-ranking scientists advised that in theory the plan might be feasible. But, they pointed out, it would take tremendous amounts of explosives, many ships, many men, and involve risks since the operations would have to be carried out in waters very close to Japan. And with it all, the outcome was uncertain. It was for these reasons, back in those days when ships, men and time were at a premium, that the plan was pigeon-holed. One of the most energetic sponsors of the "quake weapon" idea was Leo Ranney, internationally- known engineer long interested in the study of earthquakes. He found that stresses and strains are gradually built up in the 35 mile crust of the earth as some areas sink and others rise. When stresses built up to a critical point, he learned, a "trigger" would set a quake in motion. He developed a theory that it would be possible to provide a man-made trigger big enough to induce an earthquake. In studying Japanese earthquake history, Hanney learned that Japan rests atop an earth wrinkle, the bottom o£ which lies 150 miles east of Japan under water 6 miles deep. A shallower wrinkle lies west of Japan in the Japan sea. W h e n the earth's crust is broken, it breaks up into blocks. Tokyo, he found, was on 1 block. The stresses there wero relieved by the destructive 1923 earthquake- Osaka and Nogoya, Ranney discovered, were on another block where stresses have been building up for many years. After the U. S. entered the war, Kanney studied the feasibility of shaking up Osaka and Nagoya by setting off a powerful trigger under the Osaka block. He reached the conclusion it could be done. He came.to Washington, where he discussed this idea with well- known scientists and war authorities: Load a dozen submarines with steel drums containing all told about 12,000,000 pounds of high explosives and with about a dozen additional drums containing time bombs. The drums would be in- closed in a net and sunk to the bottom just off Osaka harbor to await detonation by the time bombs. The depth of the water in this area, Ranney figured, was 2 miles--enough to provide an ex- cellent tamp for the explosive charge. Hanney estimated that at that depth, jf the charge covered 4,000 square feet--or an area o£ 40 feet--the downward pressure resulting from the explosion would be in the neighborhood of 1,358 000,000,000 pounds. He was convinced this would be enough to do the trick. The chances are that Ranney's plan--or others like it--will not be given a test during this war. The war high command here obviously feel that fellows like MacArthur, Mitscher, Halsey and Spruance are doing a pretty good job of shaking up the Japanese in their own way. ITS NATIONAL FOP LOW PB/CFS EVERYDAY ... ££ lOc Gingerbread Mix V5*' 19e PU-LSBUKY'S CAKB FJ.OOB Sno-Sheen ... *%£· 26c NANCI TAI.BOT Doughnuts ... ?,,},» 16c C03IE AGAIN--ORANGE Marmalade .. 2 ;£- 32c COME AGAIN Grape Jam ... *,«' 36 c COME AGAIN Plum Preserves s ;£ 37 e UBBVS -Apple Suiter . 3 ^ 34c National--116 points Evap. Milk 3 ~JJ£ OI -..26c Karo Syrup BLUE LABEL S-Ib. Glass NOODLES NATIONAL'S QUALITY MEATS PURE -^ ^ GROUND BEEF » 2§ c AND TOMATO SAUCE HURFF'S 6Iass BEEF ROASTS U. 5. «*T GOOD AOC Lb BEEF SHORT RIBS ECONOMICAL c Lb- r*. 21C tb. 33c u,. 35 c u, HC MEA-TT. sEtEcr SPARE RIBS MIDGET-- POKE PORK CUTLETS READY tOK THE 1' 4N PERCH FILLETS FBESH, FROZEN", ROUND NORTHERN PIKE HEADLESS AM DIIESSED--SCAIXD WHITING CENTER CCTS HALIBUT STEAKS Ib 39 C R O U N D STEAK COFFEE OUR "^ Lb. 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"Feed must be put out for the birds because of the continued heavy cover of snow and ice, and everyone can help," the commission said. "And cover must be provided for the birds to protect them from the extreme cold and snow. 1 ' Although conservation officers have 23.000 pounds of feed on hand and the commission has several thousand bushels of grain in storage bins on state property, the help of the nublic in feeding and protecting the birds, especially qunil, was solicited. "It is impossible for the conservation officers to cover their entire territories in providing feed and cover for all game birds.'.' the commission said. "Some officers have as many as 5 counties to cover. They need the help of snortsmen's organizations and individuals as well." lowan Killed When Streetcar, Auto Collide Des Moinos, (Jf) -- Harold Hayward, 24, Des Moines, was killed and 2 other persons injured Wednesday night in the head-on collision of an automobile and streetcar at 3Gth street and University avenue. Patrolmen Gordon Cota and Chester Britton said they believed the car, driven by Hayward, got out of control as he swerved to miss a parked car They said it appeared the automobile skidded across the streel and into the path of the streetcar which had just started up after making a stop. Crystal Lake--Cpl. Gene Wright of Sioux Falls, S. Dak., left after spending a few hours visiting his new sisters-in-law, Mrs. Maxine Fender and Carol Jean Enderson at the home of- Mr. and Mrs. Clifi Stewart, MrsClark's SALADDRESSING HIGHEST PKE-WAR CRESCENT ·HOODS.ES ,, TENDER IN s MINUTES' A Delicious Treat with Poultry or Meat ^^^^^^^^"^^^ Kropman Grocery 19 Dth STREET N. E. 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