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th Continued from Page Three PFC. BEAVE~ HOME .. Private First Class David J. Bea- ver will return to Camp Swift, Tex- as, the latter part of this week fol- lowing a furlough with his parents; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Beaver of Mifflinburg. H'is address is as follows: Pfc. Da- vid J. Beaver 33612473, 1563 Eng. Depot, Camp Swift, Texas. HOME ON LEAVE ......... > 7" ! . ~ :, ""~: " ~: ...... A year a~go" Secretary' .... of AgrlcuI-~e ~ttr4~many smaliTe~)a~l~'farmers whoMi~-Itfl)urg'heretofore) ] of Perd~t'town, Miss Alice Taylor [) , , ,, ture C/nude Wickard observed that relied on a single crop for their live- ) isburg, and Harold Keister NEWTON i NI~R, Co~e~onam many Amemcan farmers "have a hhood. Too often a perverse weath- I hnburg, R. D. Mrs. J .E. Everitt attended the forgotten crop that can be harvest- er--a long drought or a severe ~ ~ Chalfont Antique Sale at Milton, last ed any time" in an appeal for greater storm--wiped out their season's SEA~f~E'$ WORLD FAIR Friday. production. Today he work before ,harvest time, Seattle, Wash, is planning a Miss Louise Burrey has enrolled as a student at East Stroudsburg Col= lege. J. O. Slear has sold the homestead farm to H. E. Wert. N. M. Benner is under the care of Dr. J. S. Purnell for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Burrey of Mon- tandon spent Thursday with L. E. would have to change his description of pulpwood. It is no longer "a forgotten crop". Lots of farmers have War Bonds, to show for the pulpwood they have ~old in the last year. Others have new farm equipment or cancelled mortgages. All have improved oodlands if they thinned their Patriotism often pays in cash as well as in the satisfaction of know- ing that one is serving his country. GUESTS IN GAST HOME Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gust entertain= ed in honor of their daughter Elean. or, and house guest, Miss Ellen Schoen at their home on Mifflin- war world's fair to be held two years after labor and are available. : ]cave with his parents, Mr. and ,Mrs. ! : H. Spessard Strunk of Mifflinburg. Cadet Strunk recently completed the sophomore year at Temple Univer- sity Medical School, Philadelphia. He !ii:' spent several days during the past week in Brooklyn, N. Y., where he attended the wedding of a classmate, days with her daughter, Mrs. Ralph VISITS ANDBE FAMILY Hartman in MH,ton. Earl Noll ,has accepted a position Coxswain M. A. Dreese, LCT Staff, as a teacher in an Industrial School Mare Island, Calif., spent the week- in Quakertown. end of August 12th with the Andre William Royer of Lansdale visited Family in Eldorado County, Mos- recently with his mother and aunt, quRo District, California. It was a Mrs. Reber. very happy event. Rev. Russell Mayer of New Berlin Burr~ and family Cadet William Strunk, ASoV-12 (s) The Vicksburg Flower Club held U. S. Naval Reserves, is spending a a very successful Flower Show here on Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Baker of Wa- shington, D. C., and Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Baker of Philadelphia spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Geyer. Mrs. Alice Baker is spending a few :. MARLIrN I,EINBAC~I called on E. L. Benner and family on ~ANSF~ Saturday. Silo filling is in full swing at pre- .Fireman Second Class Marlyn Leinbach has been transferred from sent. Camp Peary, Virginia, to the basic The Guild of the Reformed Church ~::;: : ~ngineering school at Gulfport, Miss- met in the Dreisbach Church, Sun- SssippL Mrs. Leinbach and twin day afternoon. ~:,., : Sons, Ray and Billie, reside on West J. Paul Cook and wife spent La- ~.z: Chestnut Street, Mifflinburg. bor Day in Philadelphia. IrlSlT8 HERE BLOOMSBURG FAIR TO Private Harold Stees, Army Air ENTERTAIN C'HILDREN Corps, stationed at Pope Field, Fort School children of Central Penn- Brag.g, North Carolina, spent from sylvania, more than 56,000 strong, Sunday until Tuesday with his pa- will be entertained by the Blooms- zents, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Stees. burg Fair, held day and night from was accompanied by Miss Eliz- September 25 through 30. The ~air McCloud of North Carolina, association will see that the young- who also'visited in the Stees home. sters are admitted absolutely free, AT PEARL HARBOR ~ven paying the tax on their tickets. Schdol children of Columbia, Mon- ~'i~: Seaman First Class Benjamin C. teur and lower Luzerne counties C~ambers, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. will be guests on Tuesday, Septem- B. C. Chambers of Mifflinburg and 27, and those of Luzerne, Lackawa~- First C'la~s Harrison Zellers, son af Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Zell- era, aiso of Mifflinburg, had the ~leasure of meeting at Pearl Hat- 'b or on August 29 when the ship on )i~\ which Seaman Zellers is a member of the crew had docked there. Sea- iiiI:!I Cahmbers is ployed in the office at a Navy Ammunition Depot near Pearl Harbor. The two youths lived on adjoining farms during their childhood, were playmates and were :: also members of ~he same class in the Mifflirtburg P~blic Schools. co . COM AT MmS ONS 15th A~F in Italy--Corporal My- ron O. Mack, 29, whose wife Mrs. na, Northumberl'and, Schuylkill, Sny- tier, Union, Lycoming, Sullivan, Le- high and other counties on Friday, September 29. Many of the schools t~ring their bands and add much color to the exhibit. Tickets for the children are obtainable at any en- lrance on school days. The livestock parade of the prize winning animals, always a feature at Bloomsburg Fair, will be held on Friday afternoon, September 29, on : the race track. 'l~his al~ays attracts [ the interest of thousands and comes[ | after all of the "blue bloods", of the I livestock realm have been judged.I A magnet for interest during theI judging is the eaCtle arena on the i west end of the grounds where seat- ing accommodations for 1,000 Are provided. Judging of dairy and beef cattle is on from Tuesday through Thursday during the fair. The entertainment features of Bloomsburg Fair are certain to es- tablish a~ new high. There will be an elaborate night show each eve- ning during the exhibition; horse racing from Tuesday ~hroug~ Fri- day; an automobile thrill show on Saturday aRernoon, September 30, and eight ,acts of the world's bedt vaaudeville with the races and thrill show during the afternoons and with the revue at night. Two gigantic midways wilI be on either end of ,the Bloomsburg Fair grounds of 114 ~cres, largest in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. PULPWOOD NO I~NGER "A ~ CROP" "This is a clap I'H never neglect again", many farmers today are say- ing of pulpwood because of their ex- perience during t, he last year." Many farmers start thinning their woodlands a year ago in response to Government appeals and because it was a patriotic thing to do. Now they are keeping it up because putpwood cutting is also good busi- I! eSS. Rita E. Mack and son Ronald live at 1697 Clifview Ave, Baltimore, ~Id., has recently arrived overseas and has begun flying combat missions. His group led by Col. Frederic E. Clantzberg, :Fresno, Calif., has at- tacked such important Nazi targets :C as the Markersdorf Airfield, near Vienna, Austria; the southern French i coast, softening it for invasion; and cn "D" day they laid down a bar. rage of bombs along the beaches to stifle any German opposition to the landir~g. A 1933 grarduate of Mifflinburg :High School, Mifflinburg, Mack worked for the Glenn L. Martin Co. electrician, until he Joined the A.4_Y~ i on October 27, 1943. He received his wings during ~lay, 1944, at Las Vegas, Nevada. t OE RATIONING wrm vs ~: ;': Civilians cannot hope for an early end of shoe rationing, W'PB says, Unless imports of hides increase or there is a large cutback in ~ilitary orders. Hide shortages con- in spite of a large domestic of cows and calves. Heavy el- and military consumption antl imports account for the trees properly. ,burg, R. D., Saturday evening. Guests ' 'TA ~ t E T $ ~ulpwood has been a life saver for included Miss Mary Kathryn Speese - - A System that. this :, epi.g/ our America, the wages of a man will buy twice as much as the wa of a working man in England... ;4 as much as in the average European ,.. 20 times as much as in the nations of the Orient. This is the result of the American system... upon free labor and free business.., the system brought m Americans the greatest wealth and the most freedom of any nation on earth. This is the American system, too, which will and successfully solve the problems which come war.., just as it has met and solved the problems years of American fife. It's a system worth keepingl 9r #r Since the beginning of time, the only road to pros- Pedcy has been P-R:O-D-U-C-T-I-O-N exchange of goods and e ces at a profit--the American system of hbor and business. From it you have earned personal benefits--your home towns have enjoyed increas. ing advantages--and your nation has become the richest on earth. IX[ AMERICA SYSHM HAS CR[AT D lll[ [ TAKIB[[ THI|I;S FOR l'OU: --the highest standard of living in the world; --the accumuladon of personal savings and worldly possessions--your schools, yoar Idghways, your buildings--your life nsurance, your home, your automobile; --money to pay the cost of govern- merit, local, state md national, includ- /Jag the payment of governmental debt; \ And with it, you haw the right to think, to speak and to worsh/p as you choose--rights forbidden to millions not living under the fre American s stem. @ !