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February 17, 1944

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

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CLAIM GILLETTE BACKING GRAVEN FOR U. S, JUDGE Unusual Political Interest Is Shown in North Iowa Appointment By E. P. CHASE Washington --(IDPA)-- President Roosevelt has made no appointment to the federal judicial bench in Northern Iowa, the place made vacant by resignation of Judge George C. Scott. Sen. Guy M. Gillette recommended Judge Graven of Mason City for the N O T R A T I O N E D W a t e r - r e s i s t a n t black cord uroywith- flufiy black fur trim and Seccc linings.' Wear them w i t h any type shoes, rub- .bersand footdotds.' Reg. §2.50 Special $|oo Dftmorvs appointment, .following announce inent that T. E. Diamond of Shel don, when Gillette had first rec ommended was disqualified be cause of age. Following that action the justic department selected 3 of 20-od candidates for the place and sug gested Sen. Gillette recommem one of the 3. The *3 men wer Judge Henry N. Graven, Attorney Jesse Marshall of Sioux City, an Luke Lmnan of Algona. Marshall 'VS. 016 armed serv »ces and in elig^le for the judgeship. This leaves the choice between Judge Graven and tinnau, on of the younger members of th «° U P seek""!? appointment. So hen. Gillette' recommended judg Graven and so far as known th appointment will be forthcoming The .developments in -this iu icial appointment have had ai unusual political interest at thi ;i!"f · _. Follo «'ing announcemen that Diamond had been disqual Hied came the frequently statei rumor that the administration de sirous of having Gillette ch'ange lus rnmd and run for re-election lor the senate, had made som. suggestion that if Diamond's nam, again wi-re presented the presi dent might waive the age Umi and appoint him with the pro vision that Gillette would play bal and run for re-election on the P P - - w - w o u c seem, that th.s talk was moon. of ThV-r 1 I e face of a statemen ot the facts as announced by Senator Gillette himself It can be said that, as of this date, the senator has not changed MP Pf 1 ?, bou i re «"ne from pub- ITM , TM hen his present term a senator is over. The idea held by i, ° den " c rats in Iowa he can be "drafted" to rur again would seem to be wUhout encouragement from Gillette him- n ft m O nv Syracuse CHINA PATTERNS · BELMOND · WELLESLEY · CORALBEL · HAMPTON -· QP:g.N .STOCK,. ..-,.: DINNERWARE Place Settings from $5.90. up Damon's -DOWNSTAIRS Comfort and Warmth Aren't Rationed! ~ Final Clearance Reg. $7.95 Now! lei the cold winds blow! Your feet will be toosry In these smart, worm bootj.. .with uppers of sturdy Elk's Skin nnd Reversed leather... completely insulated in loxuriou; [amb's wool.. Dflmorrs Navy Will Raise Food Outside U. S. Washington, (U.R)--'Way down upon the old Plantation, the United States navy is going to start raismg food for itself, its civilian employes, and any other one of the armed services which cares to fork over the appropriate amount for produce delivered. The plantation is in Trinidad British West Indies, and as soon as congress passes a bill recently in- w i i ? e t k b ^ Senat °l' David I. Walsh, D., Mass., the bluejackets are going to up anchor, down plow, and go int the farming busi- The process by which the midshipmen--many of them from the agncultural mid-west--are going to find themselves joining the navy and seeing the inside of a scientifically-managed .farm is expected to be extended in the future to the other plantations under navy control. The project, the navy says, will be self-supporting. Senator Walsh, chairman of the senate naval affairs committee said that the bill will not authorize the navy to purchase new land Only plantations and farms already acquired will be developed under its terms Specifically, the bill gives the secretary of the navy power to manage, operate, maintain and improve plantations and farms ?v' s V^, th , e =°" line » tal «»its of Distributed to Retdilers * -- ^^ *\. Vr -j ~«nk»Mcinai limits Ol the United States, to furnish food and food products to United States armed forces, their personnel, arid to civilians serving with them." The bill--which will put the navy into agriculture, apparently not in competition with domestic sources, but rather as a supplement to them--was introduced at navy request and has been cleared v the bureau of the budget alsh said. ' Main plantation concerned at present is that at Trinidad where it is included in the nava! operating base on that British-ownecl, U. S.-leased island possession. The Trinidad installation con- S ' rSt H.??l P 5 r , c TM mate ^ 10 ' G 9G acres, " * ··**'«' a^iKo were ori"iri- ally leased for 99 years under the London Agreement of March 27 1941. Approximately 3,500 were subsequently leased on Dec '4 , i r the remaining period of he basic 99-year lease About 2,900 acres is devoted to producing plantation and farm \alsh said. The plantation con- ains-an extensive acreage of citrus fruits, including grapefruit, oranjes and limes. It also produces lonka beans, coffee, coconuts nut- mess and maneoes. Walsh said other products, such as fresh vege- *Dles and livestock, conld be Funds for operation of all farms and plantations developed under he bill will be taken from funds Pa3 'f ent of naval Personnel, s of produce xvill . be made regard to other OLULL.^ property. ^ ° f government AH profits from sales will be deposited ,,, the treasury under miscellaneous receipts. While no estimate can be made it present of future costs oC other ilantations. the navy said in a re- ort it will present soon to the enate naval affairs committee he Trinidad plantation will be elf-supporting. Sergeants Run Along on Parallel Records Altoona Pa., (U.B-S/Sgls. Hich- Q S. McCachren and Henry range have run up a slick-to- ether record that's hard to beat n any front. The boys, both IS, were gradu- o!o * r T hlgil sch001 Aether in i ,' n ^ ducted into t"e army Feb 6, 1843, received basic traning at he same Florida camp; were warded their silver wings as enal gunners at Laredo Tex nd were given furloughs in October--together Separated for 2 months, the boys met again while home on Christmas furlough, returned to hen- respective camps and were transferred once again together as members of the same bomber crew at Hartford, Nebr. If you can stand more: Catherine is the given name of each boys mother. They dated sisters while home on furlough DISKS GO INTO USE FEB. 27 AS STAMP 'CHANGE' To Be Used With 10 Point Red and Blue Stamps in Book No. 4 Thousands of ration tokens, those little red and blue cardboard like disks about the size of A dime which will go into use on Feb 27* were being distributed Thursday to Mason City food retailers through the First National Bank and the United Home Bank and Trust company in exchange for ration stamps or drawn on retailers' rationing accounts. Retailers may call at the banks to obtain the one-point tokens according to the OPA. On Peb. 27 merchants will be permitted to start making change with the colored disks for the 10-point coupons in Ration Book No. 4. The red tokens will be used for meat and the blue for processed foods and the tokens will be M-orlh a point apiece. From there on you don't have to have Prof. Einstein's assistance but it might help you get through the first 31 weeks after Feb. 27, During that period", consumers, many groggy from tussling with U. S. Treasury Tax Form 1040 will be using food ration stamps in 4 different colors, with 2 different sets of values, plus ration tokens and one-point green and j brown stamps for "change." | Summarizing a new OPA a n - i nouncement Thursday, the out- Claim Gastel Gandolf o Not Army Target Washington, W)_The apostolic delegate to the United States, the Most Rev. Amleto Giovannis Cicognani, Thursday stated on behalf of the Vatican, that the papal villa at Castel Gandolfo, Italy, could not be considered a military target. The delegate issued this statement: "His eminence, Cardinal Ma- Ehone, secretary of state of his holiness, Pope Pius XII, has instructed me to state that the recent report appearing in the press and credited, to the allied high command, to the effect that the actual territory of the papal villa at Castel Gandolfo is 'saturated with Germans and therefore subject to bombing,' is not true. "His eminence declares that no German soldier has been admitted within the borders of the neutral pontifical villa and that no Ger- arc by man military whatsoever within it at present." A supplemental statement oy the information bureau of the national Catholic welfare conference added: '·In connection with the above statement, it may be recalled that according to recent information from Vatican City, they had opened the papal villa, including the official apartments, to those rendered homeless by the bombings of the surrounding area. '·The number o£ those to whom asylum was ottered .at the papal villa was estimated to have reached 15,000, mostly women and children. "Recent bombings of Castel Gandolfo resulted in the deaths of hundreds of these refugees and flic evacuation of many others. The Vatican radio on Feb, 15 stated that more than 10,000 refugees still remained at the papal villa, adding that it was not yet possible for them to go elsewhere Consequently, the broadcast said any warlike action against the papal villa not only would be a violation of its extra-territorial rights, but would imperil thousands o£ defenseless people." Osage Sergeant in China-Burma-India Air Service Honored An Air Service Command Base in India, W--Six native sons of Iowa have won recognition in the Cluna-Burma-India air service command under Brig. Gen. Robert C. Oliver. Their jobs contribute to the gigantic task of the' ASC in keeping 'em flying," against the Japs here. The recognition was in the form ol promotion and Ihe good conduct medal, awarded for fidelity, efficiency and honor upon completion of a year or more of service with the armed-forces Melvin L. Dykes of Clinton and William C. Baldwin of Riverton, Thursday, Feb. 17, 19*4 S MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE lieutenants, were promoted to captains. Albert J. Conrad of Kinross was promoted from staff to technical sergeant, and Paul L. McComb of Clarinda was advanced from private first class to corporal. Good conduct medals were awarded .to Sgt. Tech. Gordon R. Stanseli of Mayfield and Staff Sgt. Marvin L. Cowell of Osage. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. liver Tonighi CONSTIPATION with Its head«che mental dullness, upset stomach, lack of pep often result If bile doesn't flow every day into your Intestines 80 take Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets. Betag-purely vegetable,Olive Tablets a» too uder/ij Z to pep up sluggish bile low and insure gentle yet thorough bowel movements. Inexpensive. Follow libel directions. Feel tip-tip tomorrows look shapes up like this: 1.--One-point green stamps for! processed food will be used a s ' "change" for the first and last time between Feb. 27 and March 20. Brown meat 1 and fat stamps of one-point value have already been authorized as stamp change The use of one-point stamps as change" will continue until March 20, OPA said, just in case some stores haven't received sufficient quantities of tokens to give them in change to all customers. 2.--Green stamps K, L, and 31, and brown stamps Y and Z, all of which will be in use before Feb. 27, will retain their present face value ranging from one to 8 points. They will not have the 10-point value that all red and blue stamps will have when they fo into use with tokens Feb. 27. The green and brown stamps will expire March 21. 3---Five blue stamps for processed foods--A-8, B-8, C-8, D-8 and E-3--will become valid Feb. 27 and may be used through May 20. Each oE these stamps will be worth 10: points. Additional blue stamps will be validated at the rate of 5 every calendar month, and each of them will be good for 10 points regardless of the numbers on them. 4.--Three ID-point red stamps --A-8, B-8 and C-8--will be good for buying rationed meats, fats and oils on' Feb. 27 and will remain valid through May 20. More red stamps will be validated in clocks of 3 every 2 weeks after Feb. 27. 5---Tokens will be both red and nuc and will he worth one-point each. They will he given in change for the 10-point stamps only when purchases are made and 9 will be the limit to be given in one transaction. 6.--Green stamps N through Z j will not be used for anything un- · tii when and if OPA designates them for a specific purpose in a rationing emergency. Under the present stamp dates, the OPA explained the token system would not be in effect completely until March 21, when all validated green and brown stamps have expired. However, the agency suggested, individual consumers may graduate quickly to the complete token system by simply using the old greens and browns before starting on the reds and blues lowan Killed 4 Japs Trying to Attack Him as He Treated Wounded With U. S. Marines on N'amur island, Marshalls Group, Feb 3 (Delayed) (fP--Lt. Comdr. Herbert Sohn of Des Moines, Iowa killed 4 Japanese when they tried to attack him while he was treating wounded Americans on the interior of Namur island. The incident happened as the medical corps helped keep the marines organized against infiltration during the first night's invasion ot the island. Expect F. R. Will ' Veto Anti-Subsidy Washington, (;?)--Congress will loss the anti-subsidy bill to the while house Thursday, and then wait for it to bounce back. Administration leaders said President Roosevelt is certain lo veto this legislation which strikes at vvhat he considers the heart oC his wartime stabilization program And they voiced confidence that : the veto will be sustained. Elmer Davis Meets With F. R. on News . of Planned Operations Washington, (U.R)--Director Elmer Davis ol the office of \var information said Thursday after a white house conference that President Roosevelt is "very anxious" for American press coverage of the forthcoming European invasion to be "adequate both in volume and speed of transmission." Davis met with Mr. Roosevelt and white house press secretary Stephen T. Early. Davis said that the principal reason for his presence at the white house was that the president wanted to know the arrangements being made for coverage of "forthcoming military operations in other European theaters." Offringa Named Linn County Farm Director Ames, (if)--O. D. Offringa, for 20 years county extension director in Bremer county, will succeed Rex Conn as extension director in Linn county, it was announced Thursday following a special meeting of representatives of the Iowa Agricultural Extension Service and Linn County Farm Bureau directors. Offringa, who will assume his new duties March 1, came lo the United States from Holland in 1DI1 and is a graduate of Iowa Siate college. Conn resigned his position in Linn county to become farm 'editor of the Cedar Kapids I (^nr,rt**n _ I START FRESH FOR SPRING! SMART WAYS TO PLAN~AHEAD A GOOD basic outfit will do duty f« beyond its ««on: .hi, faihlon wisdom is true at any time, but even more when wartime demand* smart economy. Now, start out every membet of your family with new spring clothes th« will be smart and useful for many a long month! TO TAKE YOU E V E R Y W H E R E JR. BOYS' FLEECE TOPCOAT 6.25 Favorite single breasted model as carefully tailored as Dad's at a miniature price. Built of downy fleece that's a miracle of .lightweight comfort and heavy-duty sturdiness. Fashion-right Camel color to keep him smart-looking for dress, school or ploy. Sizes 2 lo 8. CAPS 5(lc BOYS' SPORT SHIRTS Popular long or short sleeve models. Tailored of air coo! fabrics in popular colors and patterns. Sizes 4 to 18. 79c -- 1.98 Tough for School! Smart for Dress! BOYS' SLACKS Real huskies that your boy will appreciate heartily, to mix ·with his favorite sweaters for school, with sport jackets for dress. In leading spring colors--a real balm to the family budget. 3.98 I The No. 1 Shoe of the Future! BOYS' PLASTIC- SOLED OXFORD 2.69 Husky, sensibly styled leather oxfords with the new miracle sole, heavy-duty plastic, that's double-tough, super flexible, damp-proof and light weight! A coupon-worthy shoe with scuffless, plastic tip for dress or- school. Tough-as-nails yet comfortable as a slipper. Russet or black in sizes 12 to 3. Sizes 8!» to 1114 2,49 Flower Bri C O A T S SUlfS 1 ea ALL WOOL SUITS in dressmaker-soft or smoothly man-tailored models of long-wearing oil wool Shetland-type fabrics. Spirit-lifting colors in sires 1 0 to 18. ALL WOOL COATS in perennially popular Chesterfields, easy-to-wear "boy" coats and broad-shouldered reefers. Built of sturdy Shetland-type fabric. at 1650 ALL WOOL SUITS efficiently man-tailored or softly feminine to team with accessories and wear all day. Of soft, yet sturdy fabrics. SMOOTH-FI T T I N G COATS expertly tailored of hard-wearing, bright-toned fabrics. Popular Chesterfields, belted models, "boy" coats. Sizes 10 to 18. Men's SPORT SHIRTS Men's BELTS 2.25 - 6.90 Men's HANKIES 10c Men's TIES 98c Men's DRESS HOSE Men's TOH'NCLAD SUITS . .25c - 59c .29.15 /clan SPORT JACKETS 6.90 Ladies' CRISP NECKWEAR ......... 08c Ladies' Lovely SLIPS ............. j gg Sheer BLOUSES ............ 1.49 Mesh HOSE ............... l-M Honolulu CREPE ........ 7j c yd. Ladies' HATS .............. i.gg APRONS .................. 43c SWEATERS ................ 3.98 Reduced PURSES ....... SI - S4 Reduced COATS ........ $g - $20

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