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DOES IT READ 1-43? Look at the date after your nune at the top of your paper. If it reads 1"43 your subscription expires this month according to our record*. PROGRESS- Volume 73 L Tl! PRO: - l l b t Q eairr daj t. Says Farmers To Meet Food Requirements j ·-- i Congressman G w y n n e ' Urges More Liberal Al-j knvances of Machinery to! Aid Food Program i The farmers will meet the de m*nd for food for ourselves a n d ' our. a'lies," piedictcd Congress I ,tOMD John W Gwynne, of the I 'Third Iowa district, m a speech 1 in the House of Representatives! Mond:i Discussing proposed 1943 production quotas. Congressman Gwynne claimed, "Farmers will be asked to produce more food They will do so in t,pite of the shortage of manpowei and other difficul- bes." The Congressman sad, "It is discouraging, however, that an nouncement is now made of fur tber cuts m the supply of new r farm machinery For example, for the whole state of Iowa there will be "allowed the following quotas of certain essential machinery Hoive drasvn row crop planters, more than one row--400, Tractor drawn row crop planters--207 Tractor d i a w n cultivators--2992, Tracto s--2051, Farm wagons-1060, Cream separators--11G2, Horse drawn mowers--104 "This will mean, for example, an average of G new corn plant- erf for each county On certain equipment no quotas at all were eetablibhcd. "We also have constant appeals from small companies making [ farm equipment of their inability to get small quantities fo material necessary for making farm machinery. The situation is complicated further by the fact many 1 J J»en skilled in the repair of farm machinery are now in the service "We in the agricultural commu j. nities recognize fully the neces sity for getting the maximum o planes, tanks and guns However *~~the United States production o steel in 1943 will approach twici the combined output of the Axi nations We v/.sh to urge that fooi i, ^Iso is necessary to win the war f ^~$f£ trust those in authority who - fix the quotas for machinery wil take a broad and realistic view the situation and allot for mak ard repaiung of farm ma, inery the maximum tonnage ol iterials consistent with the military program " THE CROSSROADS ARE BARE LA PORTE CITY, IOWA, THURSDAY AFTERNOON. JANUARY 21, 1943~ I Paper Price ,To be $2.00 Increase from Present Si "0 Rate to be E!ferti\e March 1 NEW YORK CITY-Pleasure cars on Times Square were scarcer than hens teeth on the morning after the OPA's emergency order banning the sale of gasoline to holders of "A," "B,' and "C" ration cards, went into effect Once jammed with honking motor cars, "The Crossroads of the World" was quiet with only a feu scattered taxicabs, trucks and busses in sight Reluctant to use the little gas they might have left, New York's motorists took to the subwajs as soon as the order went through Seventeen states on the Eastern seaboard were affected by the ruling-. Barger Urges Repairing : Of Farm Machinery ese elsecti ip Cross Has a usy Year in 1942 Porte City's Red Cross ^workers amassed an imposing list of accomplishments during 1342, 'it" was revealed today through a tabulation of the year's work by - ,Mrs A W Froning The local ' BIJIt during the past year made these things v ^260 comfort kits j , ^601 children's garments, con~^~ Silting of diapers, rompers, pa- *~jMnas, bed jackets, shorts, shirts, '^^nightshirts and pants 89 men's and women's garments, including pajamas, surgical coats, · Blips and nightshirts. 18 quilts, laprobes and mght- -alurts. J%. Training of local men and wom- 'jen in Red Cross activities resulted 'in completion of the first aic ttjftrse by 79, with four qualifiec "Tj instructors, training of 36 in e nursing, under the direction Mrs. Frank Nabholz. ome service cases for mem- of the armed services total- GAME POSTPONED The Jesup basketball game scheduled foi the lo .1 gm. nasmm this Friday lias been postponed, it was announced today. The Jesup school has been closed this week, and the team there has beer, un_ able to practice, local school authorities wcie told Another date foi the game will be announced soon Endorscs "Blue Taj Campaign Sponsored b Machinery Repairmen \t r V i r c price of th" b S2 t") .i s i a-id c l ° e w h e i ' v e n r in tin | ^ t t-= I h i j t ' i c I i P ( i u lirmj* t h e subs ( i t i o i n ~il\ t o th nu n , 1 1 than i th i d of loss i d In the m m n ,, i , l l U l |(1 p t i d 1 1 1 l ( , | c nisc of the s[ L id IIH c st ( f I K S S ibsc- i p t i o i v r c n e i s il, vs i'l b old i ito hm i s i i w e e k s l e f t bi 10 i f f o c s ' n t o e f f e c t of sped il i n t c r i t t l . i n t.so hundred s i b s c r i p t i r n s c\))ne ird w h o s e r a v merits e e i s e d d ung t| 1L , . , to ,i\oid iemos.il of tl e i f i o m the- = u b « i i i p l i n n li o u r a u l o m i f i c ' 'op o n e \ , ) i 0 1 s v ' t o m l h e \ c.i id ss i n s u d get the paper d u n n g tl e nil ' vcar at the present lev ,nci ^ c urpe t h a t re idi i , O f t 1 i s oi \ look at tin d i i i f i t l [h n .it the u p p i r l e f t h nd coi LETTERS From Men in Serv'c 1 u i \ 1 I I J L» 1 S I · ' r i it o, ' IIH i f S0111 C i t s 1 l h s i l o l k n "I 111-- in l l k s , -i I n i t H Hi I -. 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I 111 i \ Id I W I V | I,!, \ f t i i d u l l ' i r u i s d , ^ t i n , i is i ' I I H iirlit i l l I I I U | I t h i - I x i OFFICIAL Black Hawk County and La Porte City NEWSPAPER = Number 3 No Baseball This Spring Says Board TV~.n IJirj^ tions Tor.e of Spring Condi- Vbandunment Sports Pro- t i t \ high i bitch ill school , e n m iu K l,t, at the re meeting of th t \ ^1 i n v i f i r vi l ( . l \\ i b 1 1 ' l i t I I i I ^ i 111 U , 1 1 I I r limn M a v h , I x! , i II Wp Hi, i he in_\ Im end ni. ib the end of the m o n t h and i re | 11 n i, 1 n c w d l should be b t o u g l u in i | his L iu \, dl \ o u sent in promptly to ivoiii nussn K he ird f i o i i in me, I " IV lfcsllcs l i d "dim.; t i l Pin,; Tractors and be given t h i d i ^ l i n p i n lied s e r v i c e Tvs.ird in the form of the B l u e Victors tag iccoidmp to Paul B Barge i , 131 ilk Il.issk e o i m t s c'\ tension diic'ctoi Hovievci not ju I m\ machine can receive this aw aid. The ( V k l ' n e "ecks, if thcs w i s h md ,,' binder m u s t be 111 ppilcct le I ' ^ t a i -»ddcd on it i t the pn pair, icady to h e l p m thi gigantic I ent lcm P n c c food production piogi.im in oidei I · ] to be eligible | u the blue lag Whcr the mowei 01 the h iv nkc S\ T\ fA T · ' h a S l)Cen t h n i m ' J ' ] ^ e l u e k e d ind I III I IVUTT I lCTh v l l e n w o "i 01 I j i i k c n p a i t V/ll LJLail JJlallbecn replaced · -- -- i tig which w i l l 1 u i in i f i n ilk c o t l i r i i l n ' i I d l e r 'HI ' ( L (In |ol don. h i\i n e v e i h is. si irt (·* R e v i e w Cedar Falls Board ing Contingent to Army combirc This Week-End p r o p u l v Sixteen men from the La Porte City are.i .11 e included in the quo ta of d i a f t inductees who w i l l be sent to the reception u ntcr bv the Black Hawk rural boud Fri- The enure quota lists 74 ho is ^ t h.is not lucr! m s p e L L d ind i c p n r L . l ' and feel j u ^ t K pioiul tlul it is| re.idv to i'n i t s p u t 1-1 h d p i n g i Those whose subsci iplu,,s , v ' , i l , , k Ib I I h ,| b In r Id win P I I C .inv lime m f u t m i m o n t h s ] ] n m \ i n , i ,, n ,,|,| 1( , ,,,,, may alto renew dm ing l h m J 1 1 , ]K t i n t it \s M t .s Hut ss n loi i w h i l IT, sbdbs I '-.mill I S M C , ( ' ( i i 1 S ( || ml I k i d q i i u t i ( i mp i n s s i s i e e nt.iltalum l.\ the vs.u I (T U dossil (, t s U ivl ( H u s ) M i o l u i l n e i e i s . lie. in i w 1 ib i In is i m l \ f ( ss l u i e! ^ d iss ih s is J i om hi i us lh it Iv m 1 e i n n b n.k ( fl fi i l o u ^ l i tin , i l m i d is 'I In v il' II u i Ib i f u us p I, rk m tin n 1 s ss hi n 11 i \ i Im n 1' U ( l l l d l l l I l I, ( j | | l | d IS ,'Mrs. Clark u i i h c n p a i l s n isc y^v · rf, -. K^do^-Dies Today Funeral Services Snmhn for Lifclond Re.sidcnt 01 Community w i n t h e w a i . i .if llu k ii \ ch d i l c i docLoi ind i c p in lh F u n e r a l s c r v i w i l l In h. I fi Hi, i s fn in L Pi,, i ( ii,i|, , H I , ' lie UK i t i no I i i ifl i in},' l o t 'I I m 1 ' I)e ir L i h l o i J u s t i l e t ! i lo I l know l l i t I ni O K U r i e l \ \ c 1 is. i l u t s l o do I h s i i v good i t t i n \\ hen tin ssi i l l i i , n so v e i v f i-,t I sv i li the I m . p u t i 1 i njos ed tin , r i i m u c h to s. i ( h i . I ind l o l k ^ \ \ h i l , at h o n n i T i l s I I K si K i l l / N i s s 'N o i k ( i l s \ i on i sul ss is f, i l · idi lh. si I oh , i l k i oss \ mi K l i e i I Ull Hi d f i )m f i l l ] i ill w is .ind s i 1 1 m i n u t e s j^i l l u f ss , u L,MI I t ss is on \ i nil ml if I h l i i , I n - l i id , f h s \ I inos , , p , i day men From La Porte Citv will go the 'ollowmg Donald V Berrvhil], 19, p.ath lacking comp.mv laborer Jamet D Ercnnan, 19, R.ith Backing company Older clerk j Pisul D Dattgctt, 35, Rath Pack ng company liboier Harvcj L Ilincs, 30, truck driver Robert M Howell, 35, janitor William B Pearson, I 1 ), Iowa State college student Robert D Tcetci, 20, John Decrc ractor company clerk Others from this vicinity in lude Cletiib J Frost, Gdbcrtville, 21 Jath Packing company laborer Vincent H Herrman, La Porte one, 19, corn shellei 25 29 "21 '17 during the year rgest contribution of the was 570 89 turned over by Lions club from sale of scrap 1 during the club-sponsored gc drive. 5441 10 was ted for comfort kits iy individual or organization wlsnmg to do volunteer sewing or knitting is asked to call the Red Cross chairman, Mrs. A W| Froning, whose telephone number is S88. Due to the shortage of fuel oil, the sewing room is not open the cold weather, but there is plenty of work available those who volunteer . Knitters be notified as soon as yarn -liable OS lizabeth Cooper Piano Concert ^hzateth Cooper, daughter of nd Mrs. D. B. Cooper of La City, Iowa, will appear as t on the Conservatory Con- Frances Shimer college on evening, Jan 17. She will JValtz OP. 64, No. 2 by Being chosen from the ^p.ano students on the cam- perform in this concert |once each semester is re. a signal honor Elizabeth of Hiss Jane Eby, piano or at Frances Shimer col. ·ity route perator Melvin Charles Kncbel, Dunkcr ton, 21, farm laborer Vincent J Reuter, Jcsup route one, 25, rock quarry laborer Clement H Rourke, Raymond, 20, Rath Packing company meat sealer. Norbcrt Stcffsn, Dunkerton, route one, 19, student Melvin W Stout, Dunkerton, Iowa State college student. Robert P Strayer, Dewai, 36, ___ truck operator Earl r Youngblut, Jes,up loutc one, 20, truck driver Date and quota for the next call by the Ctdai Falli board ha= not yet been announced, but it is reported that it will call for a somewhat smaller number than the 74 going this month v ill l e s c u i c the ,m ts i t i n s ire ordeicd bv the J o r n u i 1 hi ssdd Cr w i l l i i j j in ,j u ti at e n b e l i c p a i i c d flu m iclin c w i l l t h i n be completely i c p m u l bv thi | service d c p i i L i n c n t of l i r eip ip ment d e a l c i , I v tin w d d c i 0 1 blacksmith or bs i ' i ici h ni ·-elf Vocational nj^i i i t u r t i . i c h e r ^ ·ire aho coopei i l l ,, 1 1 the j ) i o giam ind bin,, t if: en ne e c u i e d f i o m them as vs II , nn f iK an.l IK M i s e q u i p m e n t il, U the f i and i c p a i i men Blue tags e in .ilso be e e u i c d from Extension D i i e e t o i E u g e i u h o hai been c h a i ^ u l \ iih icsponsi biht of the in lelnn i \ piepaicd ncbi piogr \m in Ll iek llav k county Barger t h a i c v c r farrnei l ) I t ' 1 Bud C l i k Boi n ( a i i u I dss n d G, 18j7, TH.II L.i Poi , was i d a u g h t e r of Hi 'J honi is 1 d w . u d s In I ) K , M |, , , f| IH80 sho m in n d C h a j ' t s f l n l i n d the collide l i v e d o n i I n n s s . s t of here An ni.n v s i . U K M , C lark died .Sefit IS, 1 )J mil I I m f l a i k r e i n e d to a homi on tnc w e s t side of l a I'oi t( ( av I ' t S u r v i v i n g are siv 'ons Don Oil T , Vein Ii and 11 i m p ill of I Porle City, t w o t i s t e i s , M i s A l ' i Baker of ttorlhinplon, M i n n , u ' Mrs U m m a Cl.-rk of P.ock'w.ll l a , seventeen gr i n d c h i dre n mil '" , »" " · » ' ' ,, K L , , v , ,, , , u 11 1 , 1 b , l o , ' " , 1 1 , , , fo, I I I l P o i l e (il h i s t " n ,,' Tin-. 1 -i rim i u I u nion'lilv d onl b o n d O i t i s i o i i lo drop baseball thi s l'ii"i; vs i Insed on a number o f u t o i s pimeip.il o f winch w e I h i t m o ^ t ol Ihe- schools vvi | " 1 idi frann s ire plajeel arc -'II g e . u l i e r t h in L b u a l this sp I '' c '1 bos- vsill be btidh r | l n f a i m ind other work a e h i o l this ipnnp; and Pnrc V i l Olson ssill h i v e bo m i ' u l n - , in c o n n e c t i o n w i t h his p U i p 'I h i p duiiiii; t h e c' I IK n t h s of t h e sehool jeir thu ll n it bt possible to sp ,rc In 1 1 lo s i r s i as coach of th l mi \\ i 'i '-i.oiiil gi ule- teicher 1 i sen-nee li ichor seemed, the m l K I V « considerable ittcntion ' vs ( 1 (o s e c u r i n g a tcachei 1 mil', Ihi in ithcmnties and 1 plusieal i ducation clasbe, i d l i d u n t i l Ihe end of the first m tei bv K irlcna Thoma Ic d i u d i i l to imploy Mrs L F i i v lunporarilj as m a t h e m n t i c , I it h e r u n t i l ,1 reijular teacher i i hi f o u n d and to transfer the -C i p l U M c i l education classes P n n e i p i l \rt Olscn, w i t h n i l i o n th it he hi ichcscd of i p ( K i n l ic I'll inic classes if M oil ' I I l i u n g l i n w is s w u m m as i in n,In i of the school board, to I 1 ii h t h e Uso m o n t h s remaining i iln t u m uf M i s J l u v c l Pcnr- i n rtho-c usign ition ssas ac' 1" il l W ( i K i . i i l i n i An election ^ i l l hi hi Id in March to pick I l i u e l i i s for t h i c t ji.il t c i m s for t ' i POM l i o n s noss held by Mr I lului .mil How a i d Van Fleet I H I) u Mi --muli ' hi I'i ^u I u s 1 i, h i n i n l i n e : 111:11! i l l s t o I , 11 W r i ^ h l in I w n mo tl K I , m r l l l , | h i i i ^ r lic M| s u i t i n g t o v o u in, th imVinL' sou f, i mill,; Ihc honi, '· » P ipei Mv u l d i i In e n I h i n t r e d i n d if i t is po ibb foi I p i immediatclj c h c ' k i v c r a l l o f h i s | /, V(1 f c r r c d t B r d m | c n i l ( 1 , t n machines .ind o i d t i i c p a n s it once With p r a t L i t a l K no new ma chines a v a i l a b l e e e i \ o i l machine must be checked ic »· c.ircfu Ij to be sure that, an., p a i l tha shows signs of wcai m i l be re paired or replaced If parts arc ordered n o w , dealers w i l l be better aide lo secure them so that all machine^ w i l l be ready to gn w i t h then blue tag attached v hen spi ing comes he want adal Telephone Company Elects Directors Annual meeting of the Farmer's Mutual Telephone company was held Tuesday, with President Chas. R. Ruppnch presiding. J. G. Frank and Roy E. Wagner were elected directors to succeed themselves for the next three years, while G. E. Loveless was elected director to take the place of George Konicek, who has mov. ed to Dysart Lloyd Sides Is Honored ·-- Named Second Alternate for an Appointment to. West Point ' A d.iugh ei, IJthel Sadie, and ts-o sons Ross ,ind an infant, preceded li i Ul death The remans- are nt the 13am h a r t and J o h a n n M n fim, i.il h, n I uncral services w i l l be held at 4 p m S u n d a y at UK M LIKI l i i c h u r c h , w i t h Rev R II S'ippI officiating B u r i a l w i l l be in \\ ( icsv cemetery. Mrs. Morgan Passes Away Wife of Former Presbyterian Minister Dies Monday at Cedar Falls s. u to ci · 111111 ( i d m g tin I I 'o M I V CC ITH II I VS I II I I j i p l I e l i t e V M S m u c h i f v i i vsonli i D i i l m u i s. i d i n g it lo m nis- u l d r t s s 'Ih( p u i p o ( of m r b i n c i i n d d i e s s is t o i t l i i d U K L a s l e r n Sign il ( orjis diod il I t Mon rnouln frn i p r n o d of ^ t v ' n t er s ( e k s I l n coui ( of n n t r i i c l i o i is foi lei t v p ( i c p in m.I i n s l a 1 l i l i o n w o r k s A t I oi I \\nt, r hl l i i t( I d s pi op, i,it n f ,1 aboul i m o n t h In fo i e i m m g to I h i choi I M ni v i r l d i e s ssdl b 1 'i I)i in I II ppu t C o I I i \ 1 j t h Si 4 I r i i i n u l h N i \. / V. in 1 1 ilk ll .in If ip|ii i On ' I I MJ D ( . i i e s l M mi W i l l hm i sinci I vsi it, to v i i I isl b v tills t l l l M V i l in h ,,'!! ' h m k I h iv I n' I i n il s , I I II b i in ' to il ou [' M H I i I 1 I M c f l d l ,n A l l 1 , I I I I I i \ i \i 1 1 i i i , id ir in I i t i I I-.lo.vd Sid s, son of Mr and Mrs Warren Sides of t h i s citv ha-, been named s(cord aHcinale for an a p p o i n t m e n t lo it was announced thi C o n g i c s s m a n John \\ Mi O s s . n n c , m a th We ,1 Point, t week by GW j n n e l e t t e r an Mrs D W Moig.ni died ,, Sirton hospital in Cedar 1 ill o Monday night of a r u p t u r e d g i l l Widdcr and diabetes. As Cora May .Marshall, slu \ a the daughter of Willi.im and M i r \ Mai shall, born J u n e 17, 1881 at Hamilton, HI 9hc was m a r i i c d lo Rev. l W Morgan on Jun_ 1 19-0) RCA Morgan laired fion noi ncmg the appointment, urged I the ministry last May w h e n t h e v LEAGLE MEETS Catholic Ladies' League met last Thursday with Mrs. Julia Kelt- Mrs C. J. Stover and daughter, Mrs. Harold Trestle of Carlisle, Pa., are visiting at the home of Mre. Ellen Keegan that Llovd take the competitive examination for the appointment as it is impossible to say uhich of the appointees w i l l qualify Lloyd is now a student at loiva State Teachers college at Cedar Falls He was graduated from La forte City high school with high, cst honors in the spiing of 1941 Good Cheer club party for Sat. urday evening this week will be held at the home of Mrs 0. E. Miles, instead of as originally announced. moved to Cedar Heights to make then home Besides her husband she is s u i - vncd bj two daughters, Helen a! Crcath, Lynhurst, New, J t r s c \ , homo and Mrs. Dorolhy Mc_ I ' ' i )t 111 tl d o n ' t i s i i Ii t i u mi t II sou 111 , , r ,,' "- inn. A I i i im I I s ( i ( h i li u 1 1 uld hi p lied S O . . N - N ^ h i e ill c von i in t t i l l sh.it u , MIL,' to d. i exl I isl s i k s , h ,d i di\ ol lam on Mond.iv. , Tui d iv it vs i ( h i e . i ( i in,; \ \ ' i d n e c d i v the sm d i i c d it off, ind T h u r s d a y it s a' Lielov. f r e e / i n g 1 nil i and h it urd-iv it W T S i c i l l v s s rn, n c a i l s i n the bO's. "ics SH, don t let them r od sou bj th L [ihra c "Sunns S o u t h ' S i t i d a v sshi], it ssab so ss.irni we w c i e out f i l i n g at l.i"Iscap target^ Of cours', we tteic car s o n sine 11 b n o I /ou h is e h. n I f i , i Sinci I ' v i b i | i I si ick a b o u l 11 In I ( I h IM Her in iki n d i l , n 1 he r i on s i I , i ' v n hi r. is ni , 1 i , f n 'i tliiif n ail f f ' lh d i lh. n h tin I n n i .S IS M t ll| I I | i l i o n s s h e i * h i l i e r h t s foi i ( n|' ,1 th( MI t it i i 1 ' l i m e foi s i i l n i? \ i , j ng l o i n s i o ci fi s d i d s I h it I . MI I i ow and th. n I tbo j^l t ,1 i' I i i I \ f i i i a v c ss, u .1 i .s a m .ind drv i lim i I i ' ss is mist ilc n b ull m i t i 1 n i h a p p e n s to be tlu I i 11 of l'i l a m s season i n d l o , 1 n i ni i l a m v It is ilso s e r v dulls mo I of the l i n i i . UK id nt c I ' hands is MM cmd n i n Im m h a n d H i l l i n g In ing o I id I -h Dr. H. M. Garner's Brother Is Missing Dim ild Gcoigo G i i n e i , listed as- in i £ in i i t i o n in thi l i t st navy i H \ I t is i b i o l h t i of Dr II M ( , i i n i r f f - n m h of this ' U s l u l i o n I M I I I ; in W i t e i l o o '· i n n s i M l i d in I i Porte City n l u l s I ' M 1 \shdi hi i i l n r n c d to 1 l i i ,1 St i t ( s .'loni t l i c I'lnhp I I I ii d i f t ( i i omplcting 1 , i d i s l m u i l - , m the regular i u Hi u I it tin. tun. I h i t he m d i . i d i d i h o n t s i g n i n g u p i in i t h c i t, i in, .ml th it he i i ml nol to jjo I) ick to the n, nl 1 N J I III I) M I ' i i t Ii mil 1 1 HIT, i ssoikcr in a i ne ii P i I I i w is i n j u r e d re- u n l l v s - I K n the mule he ssas driv i n g in UH iiiiiu r i i away Bud- l i r i l 1 s U K ' ss is h i o k c n as he was 11 Imp in i c o i l c u , and it was ( n i ^ l i i bi tsi-cen the . u and the s h i f t ssali i r n c d m i i g c i i n i I LI I lack foi bicai 1 L i mi I c h i c k e n for i n d bos ss is it k'orjd h ' i i l h i i fried p 11 fi i br i k f a s t , 11 in I h in! lack cheese and We alto had i few meal,, Oh yes, we sausage or svith coffer We usually now I am -, a thop silling t e n t on w i lam to let up so w_ 1,1 i ind work A s s o u n o d o u b t h i t i by now, I am ,-liiping in svith rit.ir old niotliu ( i i t n J i n g f j l L s i / c d jiaeks, b a y o n e t ^ l i t isn t l i k e -i st( im h i a l c d 101 cdntccn The most uicomforl i b l e , md an innerspnn;' m i l t i e s s , ] liVsc d--n long II got along O K md the ch i m in ou S S I , ' ten id i lh.it s i t u a t i o n i h a n d l e d d r u s c n , but the captan ou wear them no matter two sons, Marshal, El Segundo,! how w a r m it is Calif and Stanley, in the a r m y ' I have already fiied the Spnnp- at Miami Beach, Fla. Also surviv I field Browning aulormtie rifle nnii ing are five grandchildren, a | t h c 22 caliber n f l c I managed brother and a sister lo make marksman w h e n firing Rev Moigan was pastor of the the Springfield. The day I fired Presbyterian church here from l i t it v,as raining very hard and 1925 to 1931 so the family is well I known in La Porte City. the mud was shoe-top deep Ty. pica! army life you can easily say. is prctly fair You abked me in the last leHc I received from \ou if I could tell \ u u w h a t we haip for food 1 don't think anjonc mil mind =o I will tell ou We have- all soil. n in i^'e 1 1 'i is a couple eggs each 1 s f, Jin t h i Arabs ard the cooks r\ ' h e m foi us it breakfast, ho M Hi' , i K r good Well cnuf foi d AM I can say is that I 11 IK oi I s to glad to lisc as- I am i( ss if Ihc p'-ogicss of the w j r i l l i , , i l l u m e is it is a t pie sent U i l l th .New Yc.ir is pretty 1 e at h mil noss, 1 hope that i u i ic foi Innate cnuf to get Mi later bs Clmstiras that [ \ / ' ( . a w c i k igo It svent out T i n n l i n e the vcri n c t t day, and 1 n d i i v t i n d It isould go from the i \ t ^ K p to I lorida I just now I, u u d t h a t the approximate time f i o m h e i c to I l o i i i l a is 5 das On the sshdc, things aren't bad U ill hen, and I don't think you n c i d to w o n y about me at all W e l l , I d better sign off noss, so please tell everyone "Hello, mil a Happy Holiday Season '. i or me, that docs not begin to e x p r e s s m wishes for ou, io ong now, I w i l l write often now Your losing son, Orcn (Si gt Orcn C Hojt) P fe --Dec 2?. I f i n a l l j got some of your let- rs -- about fifteen and several tlicrs from friends. Eierjonc got at least one package. I received l o u r s and '.hanks so much, it was swell and all will come in handy ncrc We had a v c « nice Christmas, but went ibo it our duties - - · - - - - ~r -- _ _ .._..,, u u u .b vui u w w t v a da of canned food, corn beef, picmcl usual \V C had tukey dinner and ham or 'Spam," various types of it really was wonderful I under- slcw, mixed vegetables, soup mixed fruits, coffee, tea, salmon, sardines, jam, peanut butter, sUard that there is a very fast air mail service from here to the U. S. fv

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