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July 19, 1945

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BENSON COUNTY FARMERS PRESS Wounded Sailors Will Swim Back to Health Seaman 1/c Joe Panza of Saratoga, N. Y upper left, hurries toward the water as he prepares to enjoy another day in sun and surf where once stood the exclusive Garden City Beach club, now used by wounded convalescents of the St. Albans Naval hospital as a beach resort. Center, cards, food and refreshments being served some of the wounded by volunteer hostesses. Right, sun baths are a popular feature at this resort. New Members of President's Cabinet Sworn In Pep. Clinton P. Anderson of New Mexico, upper left, who was sworn in as secretary of agriculture by Justice Wiley Rutledge. Before a gathering of over 2,000 in department of Justice, Tom C. Clark of Texas took oath of office from Judge Thurman Arnold as attorney general. Lower right shows Democratic Na- tional Chairman Robert E. Haunegan as he was sworn in as postmaster general. Upper right, Judge Lewis B. Schwellenback of Washington takes oath as secretary of labor from Judge Sherman Minton of Indiana. Woman Fire Warden G.I. Meets General--His Father Back to Horse and Buggy Days When the nation's governors opened their annual conference at Mack- Inac island, Michigan, they found only horse carriages awaiting them. Automobiles are not allowed on Mackinac and even the progressive gov- ernors had to be content with a horse and buggy. Much of session was taken up by reports on the United Nations charter and discussion of food problems. Hull Signs United Charter Former Secretary of State Cordell Hull, a delegate to the United Na- tions conference at San Francisco, who was unable to attend because of illness, is shown signing the United Nations charter at the state depart- ment in Washington. HniI, although ill, was consulted by other delegates before and during the conference. Charter met with his activ~ support. How War Hit Merchant Shipping Sheriff Pickets OPA Wearing a hogshead, Sheriff Kirk S. King of Rockford, Ill picketed the OPA office as a protest against reg- ulations which virtually denuded him. He needs 4~ yards of cloth for a suit, but OPA says that is too much cloth. OPA regulations provide that three suits must be made from 11 yards of cloth. Big League Record The all-time major league record was broken when Frank Hayes, 29- year-old Cleveland Indian catcher, appeared in his 218th successive game, without missing an appear- ance in the lineup. The record was broken when he caught against the Philadelphia Athletics. He Fired Last Shot Rarely, if ever, does a mere Heutenant greet a general of the army with "hello, pop." But Lt. Bruce Arnold did it that way when he met Ms dad, General of the Army H. H. Arnold, on Okinawa. The general is commanding general of the army air forces. His son is with the 834th AAA on Okinawa. Meeting took place during inspection trip. Yank Weds Russian Princess The crowning ceremony of the Orthodox rites featwres the wedding of Princess Xemta Romanoff, daughter of Prince Andrew of Rusoia, and Lt. Calhoun Ancrum of the U. S. army, in the Russian Orthodox church, i~t. Phillips, in Buckingham Palace road, London. They met while IAeu- tenant Ancrnm was stationed with U. S. troops in London. Carrying her day's supply of wa- ter in the tank on her back, Dorothy Martin, fire watcher, clambers over the r~ough path to her home on top of the tower on top of Iron moun- tain. She lives alone, and she says she loves it--at present. New York Farm Boy Instead of dodging a ~morting automobile in the streets of his home city, New York, this school boy from the sidewalks of Gotham proves he enjoys running the tructor to aid war. Pfc. Dominic Mozzetta, 19, of Providence, R. L, who fired the last This statistical table issued by the U. S. navy and British admiralty, shot in the European phase of the shows the total loss of merchant ships by the AIHes during the war, war, shown as he arrived at Camp until fall of Germany. First column, or 588, represents the loss of U~. S. Shanks, N.Y. Mozzetta was on res- ships. Second column, or 2,570, represents the British loss, and last col- cue patrol, on May 7, when be fired umn shows the total loss of all other Allies until V-E Day. the lastbullet at a Nazi sniper. Popular Ration Free Dinner Farm Fish Ponds Prove ,-,x ~:~ Thousands of lobsters were cast Relaxation as well as food Is provided by the farm fish pond. This up on the beach near Santa Mouicu l~.nden a North Carolina farm yielded 90 fish in three days this spring-- ] Canyon, Calif and for hours men, st, ot mere edible. It was built by simply throwing up earth dam across women and children swarmed over a zow, eroded field, then equipping it with a spillway in the corner. Iti the beach to gather ration-free sea is fed by springs and was stocked with bluegill and bass. gifts.