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NORTH IOWA'S DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME D t rM H V -· £ U T C !' I ·-, T 0 T '' i N C) "THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION iTTTTTTl VOL. L Associated Press and United Press Full Leased Wires (File Cents a Copy) MASON CITY. IOWA. FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 1944 This Paper Consists ot Tv:o Sections--Section On» NO. 1ZT F. R. Nominates Graven CUT VEGETABLE North Iowa U. S. Judge MASON CITYAN SELECTED FOR FEDERAL BENCH - Nomination Referred to Judiciary Group Before Senate Action W a s h i n g t o n, (fPf--President Roosevelt Friday nominated Henry N, Graven of Mason City for the Northern Iowa federal district judgeship. The nomination was sent to the senate where it was referred to \ the judiciary committee. Under senate procedure, the committee will call a public hearing before acting on the nomination. Graven, 50, a state district judge, will succeed Federal Judge George C. Scott of. Sioux City, resigned. Senator Gillette (D.-iowa) recommended Graven for the post from a list of 2G applicants. Gillette said this is the first time that a democrat has been nominated for federal judge of the Northern Iowa district. The senator said' the choice was d i f f i c u l t because there were 20 aspirants, all able lawyers w i t h experience and judicial qualifications. "The department of justice conducted an independent investigation and in the meantime had requested me to recommend one ot the list as my choice." Gillette .said. "I recommended T. E. Diamond of Sheldon. '·Mr. Diamond was past the age limit which the president had specified for federal j u d i c i a r y ap- poinlmenls. The department of justice advised me that due to this policy tile president could not nominate Mr. Diamond. "Al the same lime the department stated that as a result of its investigation, it had selected the names of 3 men, anyone of whom ivould--be satisfactory lo the |J.c- paremnt. On this list \vere Jesse Marshall of Sioux City. Judge Henry Graven of Mason City and Luke Li nun n of Algona. "Mr. Marshall is in the armed services and \vas automatically eliminated because of the policy not to take men from the armed services if others ,are available. I was well acquainted with the fine qualifications of Mr. L t n n a n and knew him well personally. I am slightly acquainted with Judge Graven. "On the basis of communications and recommendations from Ihose who knew bolh candidates and especially on the basis of geographical location in the district. I recommended Judge Henry Graven." NEW SCHEDULE OPA Officials Credit Gardeners for Outlook; Increase Fruit Points ABBEY RUINS --Taken by a German and 'radioed to the U. S. from Stockholm this picture is said to show the ruins of Benedictine monastery atop Ml. Cassino in Italy after the first allied bombing and shelling of the ancient abbey which the nazis used. ' Report Bulgaria Has Named Place for Peace Conference London. (U.R)--Bulgaria has named a d e f i n i t e place for an armis- j lice conference w i t h the United Scales and Great Britain, reliable | advices from the continent said Friday, coincident with reports that 1-- * R u m a n i a has followed the Bui- Washington, UP) -- A n u m b e r of canned vegetables including tomatoes. peas and corn w i l l have substantially lower point values beginning Sunday, but shoppers will have to give up considerably more ration points in buying | canned fruits. I The ration cost of tomato and citrus juices also will be boosted in the Mariih chart of processed food values,/\vith grapefruit juice. point free during the lust 3 mouths, back on the list at 1 point for a number Z can. Increased likewise are the point values 011 canned fresh lima beans, tomato catsup and grape juice. OPA announced the new ration values Friday. No change is made in the current values on frozen foods, preserves and jellies, dry beans, canned soups and baby food, but the revised chart gives point-free ratings lo canned fresh-shelled beans, dry prunes, raisins, currants and mixed dried fruits. Victory gardeners and home canners received "full credit" from OPA Administrator Chester Bowles for the sharp downward .adjustment of vegetable point-values, which the changes make the lowest since the start of rationing. ''They did a magnificent job last year," Bowles said in expressing a hope that more victory gardens will be grown in 1944. "It will be possible to keep ration points at. or even near, present levels only if the food output this year is ereat- er than ever before." The vegetable revision slashes the ration cost of a number "2. can of peas from 10 to 3 points. For the by-Mitchell I)es Monies. .(/Pi--Jake More, j chairman of Ihc democratic state c e n t r a l committee, announced Thursday the party's state organization would support a slate oi' stale office candidates headed by Hichard P. M i t c h e l l , Fort Dodge' lawyer and former justice of the Iowa supreme court, for governor, dthcrs on the slate were: Oscar K. Johnson, Kanawha druggist and former state representative, for l i e u t e n a n t governor: Mrs. Gcne- vieve E. Nichols of Iowa Falls, secretary of slate; Peter J. Kics, Dubuque, former member of the state unemployment security commission, auditor; E. G. Doughman, Busscy banker, treasurer: Harry K. Garrelt. Corydon lawyer and former assistant attorney general, for attorney general: Dr. A. F. McGreevy, Sioux City veterinarian, secretary of agriculture, and James M. Bell, Burlington real estate man and former mayor of that city, commerce commissioner. More said the slale was agreed upon at lhe Jackson day dinner last Saturday, which was attended by most of the active Iowa democrats. Nomination papers now are being circulated by the central committee for those candidates. Map Plan to Shift 3rd of Italian Fleet to Russians Heavy U. S. Reinforcements Landed on Los Negros Isle ISy RICHARD C. BERGHO1.Z Associated 1'rcss War Editor Gen. Douglas Mac-Arthur reported Friday thai "heavy ground rcinforccnicnls" have been kmdcd on Los Negros island in lhe Bismarck sea A d m i r a l t y group lo back up firsl cavalry division forces *which invaded Ihc strategic. Japa- HEAVY LOSSES INFLICTED UPON GERMAN FORCE Allied Positions Are Intact as Offensive of Enemy Collapses their residence for the present, Judge Graven said. The federal appointment is for life.. The.salary, is $10,000 a year with the right to retire on a pension of the same amount upon reaching the age of 70. The/federal northern district of Iowa/consists of the approximate north h a l f of the slate. There is but one judge for it but court is held at Sioux City, Fort Dodge, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Dubuque and Mason City. THAW HAMPERS RED ADVANCE Many Roads Impassable But Gains Continue , Judge Graven became district judge in January, 1937, when Gov. Nelson G. Kraschel appointed him to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Judge J. J. Clark. He was re-elected without opposition in 1938 and 1942, bolh the republican and democratic district judicial conventions nominating him in 1942. lie is a graduate of Ihe University of Minnesota colleges of arts and law and received the honorary doctor of laws degree from Capi- tnl university at Columbus, Ohio, in 1912. He started practicing la\v at Greene in B u t l e r county in 1921 upon completion o[ law school. He remained there until 1936 when he was appointed attorney for the fowa state highway commission a position which he resigned to accept appointment as district judge. He was trial judge in the months' hearing of the multi-million dollar McNidcr estate case and recently finished the 41;. months' trial of the Iowa Southern Utilities case at Newton t appointment of the Iowa supreme court. Law reports show that the su- ! preme court has never reversed : his decision as a trial .judge. He was director ot legal institutes for j the Iowa State Bar association in j 1910 and 1941 and served as a member of the supreme court committee to formulate new rules of civil practice and procedure which went inlo effect July 4, 1913. Judge Graven is a veteran of World war 1, having served overseas 1 i years and participated in 4 major battles with the U. S. engineers. He has been a member of the American Legion since 1919. He railroaded for a time before taking up law and xvas for several years a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen. He is an active member of the American Lutheran church and is chairman of its national board of pensions. He is of Norwegian descent. The Grnvcns i m k c - t h r i r home at Clear Lake and have 3 sons. David. II; Stanley. U, and I.lnyd, By EDDY GILMORE Moscow, (fP) -- Despite a freakish, spring-like thaw which tampering military operations the red army is continuing its smashing offensive to liberate the soviet Baltic republics and has materially improved its positions dispatches from the front said Friday. Temperatures w e r e reportei almsnl as liiph as they usually an 11 late April or May. and mcltci ice and snow was said lo be mak ing many roads impassable. Russian forces, nevertheless cap lured more territory bctwcei Luke Peipus and the Finnisl g u l f and tightened their hold 01 Narva's communications, while i the suburbs of Pskov Russia tommy-gunners inched forward i fierce fighting, frontline advice said. ars and Finns in sounding out lie allies on .the prospects of a eparate peace. 1 uf prmation ± from, .neutral. Euro - pean capitals" which" appeared rust worthy, said Bulgarian peace overtures had reached the stage vhere Sofia is anxious to learn xaclly what terms the allies arc ireparcd to offer. "It is absolutely true thai Bulgaria i= asking for armistice erms," this informant said. He icknowledged that the Bulgarian 'eelers still were in the prelimi- lary stage. Military observers said Ger- nany would be hard put to force Bulgaria lo remain in the war, nasmuch as the Bulgars have some lo divisions in the field itgainst no more than one or two divisions which Hitler could spare roni his Jugoslav campaign for police measures. The uncertain factor in the situation appeared to be the attitude of the Bulgarian army toward a separate peace. Meanwhile, a United Press dispatch from Ankara quoted Budapest reports that Rumania has sent a special peace envoy to Stockholm to meet with Mme. Alexandra Kollonlai, soviet ambassador to Sweden. The dispatch said Premier Nicholas Kallay of Hungary was questioned at a government party meeting in Budapest Wednesday regarding the departure of a high R u m a n i a n o f f i c i a l for Stockholm by special plane. It was Mme. Kollontai who conducted the preliminary peace talks with former Premier Juho K. Paasikivi of Finland last month and laid down the 6 conditions under which the Soviets would be willing to grant Finland an armistice- s from 10 to 5 and asparagus from lo to 10. Fresh lima beans are hiked to 25 points for a number 2 can (now 20 points) while tomato catsup goes from 18 to 23. -Explaining-the sharp boost o canned fruit point-values, OPA says movement of these items into consumption has been nearly I f per cent faster than scheduled resulting partially from earlict reductions of vegetable values which released more points foi b u y i n g fruit. Ranging from 6 to 13 points, the point value hikes on canned f r u i t for number 2 1 /. cans, give peaches as well as pears a new value n 43 points, raised f r o m 30: pine apple is increased 7 points to a total of 43; cherries, exclusive o maraschino, so from 27 to 3* points; fruit cocktail gels a ncv value of 43 points, up from 36. For f r u i t s in No. 2 cans, poin values on apples arc increased points to 18. and applesauce i up 5 points lo 25. The hike on tomato juice is~fron 3 io 6 poinls for a number 2 can Stocks are far below a 3'ear ago OPA said. In giving number 2 cans o grapefruit juice a I-point value OPA said the juice was mad point-free last December to mov the large supply into consumptio before arrival of the new pack This has been accomplished, th agency said, "and it now become necessary to put a point value o the item to get belter d i s l r i b t i t i o of t h e new pack.' 1 Orange juice and blended r i t r i juices, returned lo the open mar- j ' kcl this season, arc given a -[(^(-.tir-ilp point v a l u e for n u m b e r '2 cans "to [ V--UUJJ1C assure fair distribution." Yankee Bombers Again Assault Rome Railways Allied Headquarters, Naples, U.R) -- A m e r i c a n heavy bombers 'at- ct;ed Rome for the third lime of 1C war Friday, dropping tons of xplosives on the Littorio and Ti- urlina railroad yards and Hie ily's main airdrome 35 miles lo ne norlh. Smashing at Ihe keyslone ot jcrman transport above the Italin front, flying fortresses and iterators of the l a t h air force, ilastering Ihe vail yards et'fec- ivcly and carpeting the Vitcrbo air icld with bombs. "Early reports indicate that the ailway yards were well covered and that the airdrome bombing vas good,'* a special announcement said. Earlier reports did not reveal whether Ahe .bombardment was icavier than those of last July nnd August when Rome was at- lacked previously by American lieavy bombers, btit it was observed thai Maj. Gen. Nathan F. Twining's' 15th air force now has more bombers than ever before. Flying fortresses handled the j Rome assignment while the liber- | cilors flew on north to smash at the Viterbu, airport. The Tibuvtina rail yards lie about. 2 miles southeast of the main rail s t a t i o n in Rome, Station di Termini, across city from V a t i c a n City. The Littorio yards, one of targets of the first raid on Rome ast J u l y 19. arc in the northern environs of Rome. They carry the hulk of freight t r a f f i c from industrial northern Italy. Since the Anziu beachhead campaign began, the Rome area has been attacked by medium bombers several times, particularly its air fields and suburbs. American A3C dive bombers hit the Rome yards on Feb. 15. Rome is regarded as a purely military target because it is feeding German troops and supplies into the Anzio front. The allies long have known that the Germans were using the r a i l w a y yards extensively. German air forces probably h a v e used the Vilcrbo field for attacks on I h e allies in the An/io beachhead. ncse held slepping-stone Tuesday. 'The i n i t i a l operation was launched as a reconnaissance in force." the communique said, "but the enemy's garrison, although outnumbering our own troops, was so completely surprised and outmaneuvered into d i s p e r s e d positions that the reconnaissance was immediately developed into complete occupation.'' Moinole airdrome. Hie 5,000-foot airstrip which is the prize of the operation, fell lo the Texas- trained cavalrymen immediately a f t e r the lindins and lias beei held againsl counter-attacks since then. Engineers now arc whipping it into shape for use by allied planes. The reinforcements reached Lo. Negros after the original l a n d i n i force had fought bitterly agains enemy attempts at night lo i n f i l trate " the t h i n American line guarding the harbor and beach head. Several thousand Japanese sol Allied Headquarters. N a p l e s , {/P--A strong German drive into the center of the Air/.io beach- i head this week was described officially Friday as "a cosily faU- u re.'' Allied headquarters said positions remained intact with all lost ground regained. The enemy offensive, the 3rd large-scale attempt to drive the American ami British forces into the sea. has now collapsed. Two final German assaults with lanlis and infantry late Wednesday were repulsed, it was announced, , ., ., , -. , and no new attacks ,-u,ne Thurs- wl " le lhe cavalrymen Availed re diers are reported on LOB Negro and a larger enemy force may b on adjacent Mantis island, largos of the admiralty group. Both Ma mis and Los Negros were rippc by heavy and medium bombei , ! iiiforcemenu U a . V . i American troops of the 3rd i n - j Other allied airmen blasted tat f a n t r y division bore the brunt of the attack and scored "a complete defensive success." a hcadciuarters spokesman said. Less than a week ago. the 3rd, originally composed chiefly of troops from the Pacific coasl. was o f f i c i a l l y commended for previous exploits on · the beachhead. Whether the enemy is regrouping for a continuance of the offensive from some other sector is unknown, but a blistering- attack delivered from the air · Thursday by flying fortresses, liberators and lighter aircraft served as a stron deterrent. Lt. Gen. Mark W. Clark, commanding general of liic 5lh army. the the the Yankees Attack Berlin First Time; Fighter Planes Make Sweep London, i/T.i--Formations of American fighter planes carried the war to Berlin by daylight Friday in the first USAAF strike at the nazi capital, while powerful fleets of U. S. heavy bombers from the and south rocked north-* = wcsl \veslcrn Germany and Rome. Headquarters of the U. S. 8th air force anuunccd that British- based American fighters nego- liatco the 1.000-mile round trip flight to Berlin on an "offensive sweep." The brief anouncemcnt indicated the raiders had machine- gunned nazi targets in the capital, inasmuch as the length of the flight would make it difficult, if not impossible, for the fighters to carrv anv appreciable bomb load. It wa? the first time Berliners have watched the insignia of the light raid on the ci!y. On Jan. 30. 1343. a force of speedy RAF mosquito bombers hit Berlin twice in : broad daylight, interrupting a nazi party anniversary speech by Propaganda Minister Paul Joseph Goebbels. (This disclosure may presage a sweep by American heavy bombers over the German capital, until recently considered too distant from British bases for daylight bombing because fighter planes accompanying the A m e r i c a n air- force liad been restricted to coverage of flights at targets less dist a n t from England. A round t r i p Point values for the items which changes were made: ] CANNF.n VF.GF.TABI.ES: , Old N r w PI. PI. Val. Val. Asp.Tragu:- "No. 2' .. l-i 10 Bcati?. fresh shelled other th;in t h a n limas "So. 2 .. a 0 Beans, fresh lima 'No. it . 21) S5 Corn. ex. vacuum packed 'No. 2 10 a Corn. Vacuum packed U2 or.)., a ft INo. 21 ............ in Tomalocs No. 2 .......... in Tciiulo Catsup (H oz.l ......... IB C A N N K H F R U I T S : Apple? 'No. 2' .. ........... 12 Apple Sauce "No. 2i . . 2i Cherries, except maiapctiiiio N'o. . Mixed Fruits 1X0. 2 ' ; Peaches 'No. 2; . . . Pears 'No. 2 ' » Pineapple* 'No. 2 ' ? ' . ( T I C K S : Fruit Nectars 'No. 2' . Grapclruil Juice No. 2' Citruj, Juii-c- 1 'No. 2' .. Grape juice ' p i n l ' Tomato juice 'N". 2' . D R I E D FRl ITS: Prune.*, raisins or c m r a n l dried [mils 'per Ih.' g Aid in Had $2,800 m Savings DCS lUoincs, JP)--Slale o f f i c i a l s discovered a man and his \vifc on Ihc Social Welfare Assistance rolls had 52,800. Both were in their nineties. "Why didn't you spend the money to support yourselves'.'" they were asked. "We were saving it for our old age," was the rc- piy. said Thursday night the enemy had suffered a serious setback. This latest German failure to wipe out (he beachhead, other allied officers said, meant t h a i heavy losses have been inflicted on the '.', divisions which spearheaded (he assault, centered on a 1.000-yard front midway between C'arrocclo and Cislcrna. The Mediterranean a l l i e d air forces, hurling v i r t u a l l y llteir entire slrenglh Thursday againsl the Germans around lhe beachhead, dropped about 40.000 frngmenla- tion bombs from some L G O O j planes-- a record for this type of attack in this theater. American f l y i n g fortresses, liberators, medium, light, and f i g h t e r bombers all participated, the attack being concentrated on the Carroceto - Vellelri - Cisterna line. The German air force made no attempl to inlercept the formations. Ten enemy planes were sighted on one occasion but (hey failed lo f i g h t . In the final attack late Wednesday in their 2-day offensive the Germans were forced to cross open c o u n t r y :nid a l l i r t t a r t i l l e r y j tore hu:,'!: holes in t h e i r ranks ! even before they iicarccl the al- | lied lines. Sufoscuuciitly. American IriKins wiped out a fr.w m i m i r 1 infiltrations. j "Everywhere now OUT l i n e s re- i m a i n intact as before Hie c i l f e n - ' -sive began," an allied m i l i t a r y commentator said. The enemy losses included 9 tanks knocked out by one A m e r i can anti-fank unit and an entire company of possibly 100 men ambushed by the British d u r i n g a diversionary German assault near t h e Moletta river headwaters south nf Carrocclo. gets along lhe enemy-held Nc uinea coast, picking on Hatib bay installations for a 170-ton a tack. Rabaul. New Britain, took 38 ton pounding. On the Burma front. Japanese troops have eounter-a 11 a c k c d against allied troops driving on the important base at Akyab. -IK miles away, while another allied force, only 3D miles north of Akyab, are meetiiipr stiff resistance, southeast Asia allied headquarters said: 'American bombers swept over Japanese supply areas in northern Burma, the communique said, starting large fires. Japan lost more than 6 ships a day--1R1 in all--during February, allied communiques showed. Included were 25 u n i t s of lhe enei my's bailie fleet. In all, n third of Japan's pre-war navy lies on the bottom of the sea. F. R. DISCLOSES DISCUSSION IN ALLIED CIRCLES U. S. and British Are Already Using Some of Surrendered Tonnage Washington, (.-ft -- President Roosevelt said Friday that discus- ions were about half completed or transferring roughly one-third f the surrendered Italian fleet to Uissia. The president also told a press- ·adio conference t h a t Edward R. Stettinius. acting secretary of stale, would go to London soon to .liscuss w i t h British officials a .lozeu or more questions awaiting solution. He disclosed that the United States and Great Britain already were usins some of the Kalian tonnage that was surrendered with the capitulation of Italy, and that efforts now are being made to determine how many of these ships or their equivalent can be (urncd over to the Russian navy. He said this was the question he bad told previous press conferences that Marshal Stalin had brought up through his Washington ambassador. He described it as a rather old question and related to what ships or their equivalent would go to Russia. He emphasized that so long as tlie war lasts the allies will USD everything afloat against the enemy but t h a t a f t e r the war that was something else. Asked whether the ships would be manned by Italians, Mr. Roosevelt replied some may and some may not. As for Italian ships which escaped to the Balearic islands, the president said that was a Spanish problem. He said that since Italy surrendered to the United Slates, Great Britain and was thouibt I5uy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Weather Report TO RtiCAST Mason City: Snow f l u r r i e s and colder Friday afternoon and Friday night; lowest temperature in Mason City 15; Saturday cloudy and continued cold. Iowa: Rain south and cast and snow northwest portion Friday night and Saturday forenoon, changing to snow flurries and ending Saturday aflernoon. No decided change in temperature lill colder Saturday a f t e r n o o n . Fresh to strong winds. Minnesota: Snow soulh and occasional l i g h t snow north portion F r i d a y night and S a t u r d a y forenoon, changing (o f l u r r i e s anti e n d i n g Saturday a f t e r n o o n Slightly colder Friday n i g h t colder Saturday a f t e r n o o n . Fresl to strong winds Saturday. IN MASON CITY Globe-Ga7.ette weather statistics: M a x i m u m Thursday 43 M i n i m u m Thursday n i g h t 32 At 8 a. m. Friday 32 Rain ,01 inch YEAR AGO: M a x i m u m M i n i m u m U. S. air force flash across the ... ,, . --. _ ^ _ , skies over their battered c a p i t a l , I to Berlin from the British coast is 7. They have no plans to chance I but it was not the first allied day- I 980 miles.) 2 Warring Guerrilla Bands in Greece Agree to Combine Efforts Cairo, (iPi--An agreement ending the civil war in Greece has been signed by the 2 warring bands of Greek Andartes. it was announced o f f i c i a l l y here Friday. The guerrilla factions have agreed to devote their j o i n t energies against the Germans. TO HOLD _ . VOUR |0\ NEWSPAPERBO '^S YA KNOW HE COLLECTS TOMORROWc advisable to distribute the Italian fleet roughly on a one-third basis to each. He would not say how much tonnage was involved. As for Stettinius' trip, the president said the acting secretary ot state, accompanied by several assistants, would leave soon after Secretary H u l l returns from a southern vacation. He said it would not be a f u l l dress conference and that there would not be a headline in it. Asked whether he would lake up the question of the permanent committee in London created at the Moscow conference, he said llinl was one of a t h i n g s b u l was not the top subjecl lo be discussed. Recent reports have said Iliat the United States-British conferences would touch on political as well as economic problems. T h e president c o m m e n t e d briefly on other international topics, but said there was nothing new to report on the discussions between the British and the state deparlmenl regarding a new un- derslanding wilh the French comm i t t e e of national liberation. He said these discussions have been in progress for a month and arc s t i l l proceeding. They are understood to involve the q u e s t i o n whether I h e a l l i e s w i l l g r a n t f u r t h - er recognition U Ihc c o m m i t t e e as the- temporary responsible gov- e r n m e n t for Ihc French h o m e l a n d once- France i." rcoccupicd. To a question whether Great llril:iin and the Uuilcd States were "cracking down" on neutral Turkey in an economic way. .Mr. Konscvclt said he did not know. He suggested the state department be asked about it. lie said he know nothing more about the Russian-Finnish situation t h a n what he has seen in the newspapers and he declined comment on a pending senate resolu- t i o n regarding the status of Palestine. RAF Announces Bombs 5 K | LLED (N Weighing 6 Tons Are TEXAS BLAST Hitting Nazi Targets London. f/Tj -- Bombs weighing 12,000 pounds are now crashing down on German targets w i t h enormous destructive effects, the air ministry disclosed Friday. The largest previously-announced bomb used by the RAr" was a 4 tonner. * - · --- -- ---------------This new giant RAF weapon o f j r i c d in the bellies "of Lancaster destruction was invented by Brit- bom ish scrcnlist.s for attacks on spe- bombers which attacked a Gcr- man aircraft factory at Albert, in cial targets. northern France. Thursday night. "Its destructive effect on a big! "Night photographs showed the factory is already proved to b c j 12,000 pounders hit the factory enormous.' 1 the air ministry said, 'fair and square.' " the annotmce- Yonr nr\vMiapcr boy is nol re- nuirctl to c;trry a Glohc-Ga/cllc lo a n y o n e who owes him more than 4«c. ment continued. "Thfi i-'rews had been uivcn strict [ i n s t r u c t i o n s to brins the d Series of Explosions Reported in Plant Tort Worth. Texas, (U.P.I--A series ol explosions tiiat swept through sections ot the Pan- A m e r i c a n Fireworks company on the outskirts of the city killed at least 5 persons Friday, police said. A= long as 3 hours after the original blast, occasional explosions still were occurring. Stale highway patrolmen and soldiers from the Fort Worth army air field kept thousands ot spectators at least 1,000 y a r d s friim the scene. "A few of bombs brought down t h e greater part of the very large Gnumc-Dhonc aero e n g i n e ; works at Limo2c on the n i g h t (if bombs! back if there was the Buy War Savings Ronds and '· Yen. R." · slightest doubt about i d e n t i f y i n g Stamps from y o u r Glnhc-Gaicttc I The gigantic missile was c a r - i and hiting the target.'' ; carrier hoy.

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