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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 18

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18 Thursday, March 9, 1944 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE TOTAL, EXCEEDED Cprwilh--Mrs. Dorothy Welter, chairman of the Red Cross drive for the town o£ Corwith, reported total collections 1 to date of. S382 with more money to be turned in. The quota for the town of Corwith is $245.51. HIGHEST PRE-WAR QUALITY AN IDEAL LENTEN FOOD Maximum Age, Medics Is Raised to 55 Years Des Moines--Maximum age for specialist medical officers has been raised to 55 years, Lt. Comdr. W. J. Amoss, U. S. N. R., officer in charge of naval officer procurement, Old Federal Building, said Thursday. He added that in some cases physicians who do not meet the physical requirements for general sea duly may be selected for service at shore stations. Only U. S. citizens who are graduates of recognized medical schools, members of state and national medical societies, and those whose services are made available by the procurement and assignment service for physicians for the area in which they reside will be considered. Greene--Pvt. Faul A. Crabtree, stationed at Drew field, Tama, Fla., is on furlough at the home ol his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Crabtree of Greene. HAVE YOU TRIED PUMPERNICKEL BREAD 15c 24 OZ. LOAF ON SALE AT YOUR GROCER FRI. SAT. UNITED FRUIT CO. 33 East State Street Phone 748-749 Delivery Service FRESH VEGETABLES AND FRUIT FRESH PEAS, 2 Ibs 29c|r,r OTATOB -..29c PRANCES , . . . . 3 ,, 29c GRAPEFRUIT .... 3 lb , 19c AVOCADOS, Florida, Large, Fancy, 2 for APPLES, Extra Fancy Winesaps, ^?M 2 Ibs 25C POTATOES 100-Ib. Sack $3.25 Si *.59c APPLES, Extra Fancy Delicious, % 9ji 2 ibs 25C PRUNES, Extra Large, Size 30-40, Monarch COFFEE, Reg, or Drip, lb.... BANANAS, Yellow, Firm, 2 Ibs PECAN MEATS, Large Halves, Vz lb. Monarch CAKE FLOUR, 2%-lb. B o x . . . 25c MONARCH FINE PEAS, , SweetjVariety. . . Size 2 Can Monarch PURE PRESERVES, Red Raspberry, 16 oz 33c Monarch BORAX, 2-lb. Pkg 25C Monarch SWEET PICKLES, Gherkins, Sweet Mixed, Sweet Relish, ·%«· 19 oz 44C CLOROX, Full Quart PANCAKE FLOUR Staley's Golden t a e y s o e n »4_ Sweetose .............. 5 Ibs. J4C NORTHERN TISSUE, 3 for. NORTHERN ·%*- TOWELS, 2 for. .. 21C OCCIDENT Ennched F A M I L Y F L O U R J A K E S : K E T T E R BREAD 50-LB. BAG $2-65 YANKS TRAP JAPS IN BURMA--Veteran American jungle fighters, battling for the first time as a major unit on the Asiatic continent, Have completed a block on the main Burma road linking Walawbum with Maingkwan (see map above), thus hastening extinction of 2,000 trapped Jap troops. Further to the south, allied troops made a successful raid against an enemy position on the coastal plain of Maungdaw. Red Cross Is Only Channel for Messages Washington, D. C. -- Through neutral international Red Cross facilities local Red Cross chapters are the principal channel of communication between the people of the United States and friends, relatives and American nationals in enemy and enemy-occupied countries today. More than a million and a half messages, welfare inquiries and replies concerning civilians have been handled by local Red Cross chapters throughout the country since all regular channels of communication were cut off by war. Messages run the gamut of human emotions, reflecting both tragedy and humor in the brief glimpses they give of life behind the lines in belligerent nations. From France recently came a message: "Circumstances difficult, rlope to see you soon under more 'avorable conditions." And from Holland word was received by relatives in California, "Maintenance grave. Answer through Hed Cross." Families separated by the war and anxious for the welfare o£ oved ones from whom they have leard nothing since the regular communication channels were closed are grateful for any news at all, whether good or bad, which vill relieve the strain of long uncertainty. From one small community in this country went this message to someone in Germany, "Hope you are well. Everything all right with is." And the reply came back, 'Happy (o get your lines. Everyone is well. Only my brother is dead so far." Because of censorship messages are restricted to personal news but it often happens that there is more significance in what is not written, than in the actual words. One such message said briefly: "Parents are sent away. No news from them. I had to stay here working." Whether or not the parents had been sent away to a concentration camp, moved in a mass evacuation to another country or whether they might have suffered an even worse fate, the relatives could only guess. Relief over receiving I o n i looked-for news frequently brings jubilant replies, particularly from persons in this country to their less fortunate relatives abroad. An Italian in this country almost overcome with emotion when a message was finally received from his father in Italy replied, "Happy news of you Here children healthy, mysel peppy, now an office big shot liked and respected. Your smiling loving son, -." In a strange mingling of pathos and humor a message from a man in Holland to his mother in this country said. "Happy to know you are well. Pity Xe\v York is so far away. Family and I are O. K Have a job at The Hague Cheerio!" And by return mail went back a reply from his mother, with he 1 allotment of 25 words carefully chosen, "Glad to hear from you Wish you would write your name instead of printing so I can really know it is you who writes me." Messages and welfare inquiric. from persons in this country t civilian relatives and friends ii enemy and enemy-occupied coun tries are accepted by transmitta by all local Red Cross chapters Communication originating in thi enemy countries and the replies to the messages and inquiries also pass through the local chapters for delivery to th'e addressees. This Red Cross communication service is given without charge to all persons wishing to get in touch with relatives and friends in countries where regular mai channels are closed. oan division of the farm credit administration, has canceled his .larch 10 visit to Mason City, it was announced Thursday by Marion E. Olson, county extension director. Instead, Mr. Petit will here from 8 to 12 a. m, March 24, to accept applications foi emergency crop and feed loans, Mr. Olson said. Emergency Crop and Feed Loan Supervisor to Be Here March 24 Arthur J. Petit, field supcrvisoi for the emergency crop and feed Only 1 Out of 3 Can Name His Senators Denver--Just over half Ihc civilian adult population of the United States can recall the names of one or both senators from their slate, according to a nation-wide survey by the National Opinion Research Center, University ol Denver. Out of every 100 penons aiked lo name the United SUtei senators from their state, 31 can name both correctly and an additional 22 can name one. But 43 out of each 100 won't attempt to name either senator, 3 mention one wrong name and don't know the other, and one mentions 2 wrong names. Trained interviewers canvassed representative nation - wide sample of civilian adults, inducing the proper proportion in each jeograpliicul section of rich and poor, young and old, men and ivomen, farm and city dwellers, voters, and non-volcrs. All were asked: "Can you tell me the names of Thornpson-0Neil Co '"" SERVICE GROCERS '»«« Frosted Foods Buy Birds Eye BAKED BEANS, 16 oz. Pkg. Ready to Serve. \ rj No Points, pkr. 1 / C FROZEN PEAS, pks 27c 28c 38c BEEF ROAST, Grade A Beef, 7 Points Ib LAMB ROAST, · Shoulder, 4 Points lb. . LEG OF LAMB, 7 Points lb FORK ROASTS. 97 Loin End, Z Points lb. . £· I C SMOKED HAM SHANKS. 3 to 4 Ibs. no 1 Point lb LLS. SLICE BACON, 1 Point lb Fresh Dressed CHICKENS FRESH FISH OYSTERS 38c Sunkist Oranges 55c 288 Size, 2 Dozen. Clear Lake Barter Pound 46c 85c POPCORN, New, 5 Ibs NEW CABBAGE, r Crisp, Solid, lb DC BISQUICK, o r 3'/, lb. pks. «DC GRAPEFRUIT, o r SO Size. 4 for LJC OXVDOL, nn Large Pkg £jC EGG NOODLES, | Q Sweetheart SOAP, 3 Bars 8 oz. pkg., 2 for 19c Home-Made Bread lie made of 4 Rolls ____ 25c NQ. TOWELS 2 Rolls 19c f=REE DELIVERY \JW*~ 4 FOOD STORE 1.1325 N FEDERAL-«f Ol/ft PARKING LOT- PHONE 420 , A Grade Beef POT ROAST, Ib. Loin End or Shldr. PORK ROAST, lb. . Mullet Fish FILLETS, Ib 28c 27c 39r Fresh «j/» GROUND BEEF, lb. £OC Fresh «/» Pork SAUSAGE, Ib. £DC Headless Dressed OO CORN COUNTRY BUTTER lb.46c Heinz Baby FOODS, doz 2 for 25c Calif. Long | f| CARROTS, 2 bchs. lilC Texas Seedless Jin Grapefruit, 10 for . . TWC Heinz 57 Steak Sauce, No Pis., hot. United States senators from his state?" loth right 31% me right, one don't know ..17 ine right, one wrong 5 ;oth wrong 1 ne wrong, one don't know .. 3 'wo don't know 43 Persons who have some college ducation are better informed on ils question than any other group ncluded in the survey. Of those ith a college background 57 per ent can name both senators cor- ectly and 25 per cent more can ame one--a total of 82 per cent aniing at least one correctly, ighteen per cent cannot name ither correctly. Of penons with a hUh school background 39 per cent can name both senators correctly; an additional 25 per cent can name one; while 45 per cent make bad guesses or don't know. Of those with leu education only 18 per cent can Klve the correct name for both senators: 17 per cent can name one; and 65 per cent either don't know or mention wrong: names. Twice as many men as women can name both senators correctly (42--21 per cent). It is also significant that twice as many voters --people who went to the polls in the last presidential election--answer this question correctly in comparison with people who did not vote In 1940 (38--19 per cent). GRANDPARENTS Patty, the young daughter of A/C Robert J. Wilson, is well supplied with grandparents. She has one great, great grandfather, 3 great grandfathers, 3 great grandmothers, 2 grandfathers and 2 grandmothers. Robert's parents live in Independence. SALADDRESSING Purple Plum Jam EGG NOODLES BISQUICK 40 Package 35c CHEERIOATS 17., " 9 25c Baking Powder Calumet 8 oz. Can 9c Potato Chips *""'''· 4 oz. pkg. 19c HONEY Pure Strained ' 16 oz. Jar 29c MSv Aunt Polly ' s Chicken PllA, Noodle, 2/ 4 oz. pkg. 2 for . VW ATTD Jock Sprot Enriched, 50 Ib. Bag 249 MAYFLOWER U HITE CREAM STYLE Corn No. 2 cat: KI.OS'DVKL Peas . JACK SPRAT Spinach SWEETHEART TOILET SOAP 19c Brown Beauty CHICKEN BROTH OXYDOL Large Pkg. Bartlett Pears . VAN CAMP'S Chili Con Garni . JACK SPRAT Vienna Sausage . CHEF-BOV-AR-DEE'S Macaroni Dinner No.2W 30 · can J 7v " oz 2Q«- · · jar ^7C 4oz. | ·) · · can I «C 6 o i 2 f o r 2 5 c Solid Crisp -I ft Head Lettuce, 2 for 1"C Sunkist -I i ORANGES, lb l l C KARO SYRUP - JAMS and JELLIES HORMEL'S CHILI - NICE ASSORTMENT OF CANDIES GELATINS - PUDDINGS Birds Eye Frosted Fruits and Vegetables BRING US YOUR WASTE 'FATS R E A D THE LARGE JACK SPRAT A I) ON THIS PAGE AND LET US FILL YOUR WANTS. JACK SPRAT? ^STORES Mason City Stores WILLSON GROCERY 104 Fifteenth St. N. W. Phone 241 THOMPSON-O'NEIL CO. 121 North Federal Phone 312 CHICAGO MEAT GROCERY «!6 S. Jackson Phone 996 CARL GRUPP 1323 North Federal Phone 4ZO BARRETT BROS. 20 Second St. N. E. Thonc « SNYDER'S JACK SPRAT STORE 616 South Federal Phone 218 Out-of-Town Stores JOE MACKU ................... Manly. , owa H. BANG ........................ ---- Kcnsett URDAHL i VOI.D ................ Northwood TED HUMPHREY .............. . Plymouth J. E. JACOBSON ................ x ora S p ri ,, g s W. S. KELSEY ....................... Rudd WM. YERKES .......... ............ Rockford EDMARONEY ..................... Swaledale D.,S. MABB ....................... Thornton BOWEV * GRUPP .................. Sheffield SOI.BERG SON ................. noi.sherly W. II. DIKTKICII .................. E1.I.INOSOVS Carncnlrr

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