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December 24, 1957

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 21

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A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO SVERT THE LOGANSPORT PHAROS-TRIBUNE , A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE Season's Greetings From The Classified Advertisers Ship Carries Joy to Children in China WASHINGTON — A project that surely will gladden the hearts c£| all during the Yuletide season is' "Toys for Taiwan." On Nov. 1, a shipload of toys, candy, dolls and clothing left here en the first lap of a journey to the children of the Far East. Under sponsorship of the Department of Virginia Auxiliary of the American Veterans of World War II and Korea (AMVETS), an area resident appeal Oct. 7 produced 300 dolls, 1,500 toys, clothing and cartons of candy and chewing gum. Mrs. Marie Favvley, president of the Auxiliary, was the guiding light in the drive, assisted greatly by Maj. Gen. James Dreyfus, chief of tiie Foreign Aid Branch of the Signal Corps and his staff. Mrs. Fawley was inspired to spearhead the project after read- ing a magazine article by Sfc. Werner Krenzer, presently assigned to the Military Assistance Advisory Group in Pakistan. She -wrote "to the sergeant for details of articles needed and the process for shipping. He replied that the drive had begun when he was stationed in Korea in 1952. He was sent to Taiwan, Formosa, in December of 1955, where the welfare work was continued. When he left in 1956 it was taken over by Maj. Eraest Brass:. Mrs. Fawley reported that there had been many cash donations. "The money, contributed largely by persons who have no children and so have no left-over toys to donate, was used to purchase more toys, plus chewing gum and candy," she said. Nov. 1 was the deadline for the ITS *«€«***«€€** (iy <£/ooo Please ceeept our best wishw for the Holiday Season^ Carroll Co. Farm Bureau Co-op Ass'n. Inc. Delphi - Camden - Yeoman - Brlngliurst 120 E. Franklin .. .. .Phone 21 ... Delphi, Ind. shipment in order for the gifts to reach Taiwan in time to be distributed to orphanages and refugees by Christmas. The Church Worid Service, Inc., offered to handle all shipping arrangements. Mrs. Fawley said further contributions, 30 pounds or under, might be sent directly to Maj. Eraest H. Brass, A014086.A, Ah- Force Section, Hsin Chu ABAT MAAG Taiwan, APO 63,' San Francisco, Calif. "The Chinese children, so humble by their very nature, are so delighted by it all," wrote Krenzer, "And to the American servicemen who play the role of Santa, it wil remain an unforgettable memory.' ...fROM YOUR JOHHDKR! DEALER JENSEN IMPLEMENT CO. 118 Burlington Aye. Phone 4657 As you «nter into Hie spirit of Chrietmai occasion, we hope you will take juvt a .moment to accept owr beet wishes for the Seatonk Itf • been a pl«a*w« to eerve yew and we invite yow « *oot*m»ed friendships, JF ^ BOYD'S GARAGE 1309 George Street Phone 2581 Ninety per cent of farm families and 30 per cent of the city families put up home canned food. Sixty per cent of farm families and 10 per cent of urban families do home freezing. turn f to you crt-ound *tie clock on fob Chrfstmo* Doy From ROBERT W. CHAMPION Insurance 224 Third Street KEITZER DRIVE-IN & EMPLOYEES On State Road 24 fend «emennbranee w» bwi9 *ase greetings •h>^o»»M) to-paper *«* may res* wflfc you on Day. Grable's Chevrolet Twelve Mile, Ind. Ph. 2241 GREETINGS Otto Hilbert Young America Feed Mill Young America, Ind. Phono 265? We would Eke to put into words the very nice things we're wishing yoa flus Christmas. Yet, k is not so much the phras- ing of a Christmas greeting but &e thought that pervades t k that counts. And so we send to all our friends the very old yet always new Greeting —A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, to aft. LOGANSPORT METAL CULVERT CO. 220 Hanna St. Phone 5157

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