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FORMERLY THE CfMARRON NEWS Volume 47 r Boise City, Cimarron County, Oklahoma, Thursday, May 17, 1945 Number 46 NEWS!BEHIND THE Why Waste Boypower? Use Waterpower I Sever r]:|/ I Senator intertains BATTLE FRONTS : I .... { : Civilians at War .: e Loan (Jff i Prices The government needs and asks ~ I ][~~l f~ -- f'~. , [ Dayit~se ~ze~ in the 179th week of [ OO{ cim Countymr I New Lo~nnced 1 ~lan nZ to 1SrP::ld M~n~eri:l' F Lower [ at ' p State ave s Prices terlai s pments and the retu Standard F r Farm ........... Barrn oI'~'murape'" a~ c:sualties make plea- o -I uys $125,500 In I Include Sorghums ravel ,more unwarranted VharJTo Market System ...... everSUret ' - " I Opening" of Drive 1 And Barley Crops 2. Return to sea, if you are an OI~LAHOMA CITY.--A lo~v[~ .= --: ~~[ Cimar~on county's participation[ CCC loans witl be made to farm- ...... : .... -~ ~aman Shus no~v s~anaaru o construction on Iarm- ~-=- __ = ==-- - - .:::.:::::::. ............................ in the Seventh War Loan is get- era on a r~ote-and-chattel-mortgage ~~p ~stif!i s~h~:eedsn ~ ~~ss~wjhrlf~dga~;~ 1 B I / andaSiSonfrthe'barleYbasis ofstreda note-and-loann farms agreemen.t when stored in approv- ed warehouses. The loan rates per bushel for No. 1 barley at terminal basic mar- kets are: 95 cents at Chicago and 91 cents at Kansas City. o 2~h.e loan rates for farm~red ~)arley grading No. 1 will vary from 76 cents to 84 cents in 0kid. Discounts from these rates wi!l be tnvo cents per bushel for No. 2 grade, 5 cents per bushel for No. three grade, eight cents per b~h- el No. 4 grade, and 15 cents per bushel for No. 5 grade. A discount of two cents per b ashel will al~ply proximately 15,0{)0 ,were cril~pled r,~.., .... mmmsl~-^~s have ur~" ~~-"- : --- _ _ [ o" ] " ". ~rtg [ to mixed barley. Barley grading ....... monetar- loss ~roml ...... ~ ~ " ", .... '' s- ~-- -_: :- -_ _ _ [g anu it will reqmre our united ~eevily, ga~lleky, er~otty or 1 bleached shall not be eligible for 'loan. farm people. M " Austin edn an That s what this farm boy in the Uharrie mountains of North Care- , ~No storage payment w11 be , Tex., W esday d a~ten estro ed The t on to the fact that men--our 000 in ~roperty wa4s d Y. ' - Thursda,, lina thinks as he uses his homemade bucket-toter to get some water I made in conn.ection with loans on majority of fanm a~c~aen~s anal ~-~aers said coun~c,, comanission ~rom a spring several hundred yards down the hill. W~n the bucket me_.n.-~have dmd and others are I ~farm-stored barley. A deduction fires can ~e ,preven~ea, sam .~ er ..... ould be call~Jd~in ~to discuss reaches the spring, metal weights wired to bucket lip cau~ it to tilt over ~lng ueam every nay in me ~'a- ~f seven cents per bushel will be Department of Agriculture, ~Yaa/roSdw ira--rove~ents in the 77 and fill. Then the boy winds the bucket back up the hill wRh the con- c~zc. made on warehouse-stored barley sim~le three point safety ~ counties ~ the s~te as soon as a verted auto wheel. [ Oklahoma has already suffered] umess the producer has paid the : ciaen~ ! storage char~s through (1) learn~re ~o recogmze the aCarm m" 1 formula was worked out. Half of :. ..... r " 15,334 casualties in the war, 15,334 April 30. and f" ' ~ t or the t~o cents a gallon extra gaso A.O. Johnson Sustains Fathe of Local Man ......... / hazards on your f reasons why every one of us should l~46. removeyo a~," ~-azards that you can, line tax. ~mposed. . ~ by t~he Leg~sla-r the Painful Inmrles. Dies In Wichita ~e Seventh War Loan carillon. Dece~,nf~r 31, 1945, and v~ll ma- of el ture ~s be~r~g ~mpounded fo The r ' 3 learn to live and work s Y , . . . wa departments tabulation -ure on A~ril 30, 1946, or earlier ( .} ..... t be s~ates share o~ matching the farm- A.O. Johnson sustained pmnfulC.A. Wilson of Stratford, father ..... +h~.t o.~ ....... n~l~h, wimthosehazards~hat canno .. . .... ,~.h ......... 4 .... ,~,.,~ v~--...-! ~gondemand. All loans will be ad. ........ a or removed to,market phase of the post war injuries Tuesday, while a~temptdng of W~lton Wilson, die~i in a Wxc~-/ mares have been killed in action "mme~iatety corr~c~u ..... '/ ministered in ~e county by county 1 re am. . ta, ~ar~s., hospital, ~aonaay mgh~, . . M,~torist Warned Against Battery p ~g~;la ...... ;,t ;~ ..... ~., ....... m to load a h~rse on his truck aS the[after a ,,ear's ill ....1,690 are reported rmsston, 1,451 agricultural cormervation oammit- "- ,, ...... vo-a-rs .............. pro~ .... ~ John Ta@gart farm east of Boise[ ~ ...... . | are prisoners of the enemy and[ tees under the general supervision .~ ~ ~- -':~'~ w~de~uread racket take a few months for enouga City. / He ~as proceeded m death by a / 8,180 have ~een wounded. / of t~he State committees. ~!i~a~epor~s o~w .... ~,,~-~-~---nts" money to accumulable for a projec~ ,m.^ .._.....~.~ .... ~...a ..~ ~ ~a I son wno was Killed in a car ace~-/ Buv and keep War Bonds~ / Price sup~rts on 1945 grain lii stor g .... War m every county m the state. The l ...... -..^a 1. .... n ...... ~ ,.~.._ [ dent seven years ago, and a laugh-/ -- [ ~mrghum crop will al~o be avail- have caused ammm ..... la~ requires distribution of the '/_ ~'~"~.~ ~'~-~. "~'~'~" ~"'~ ~ter, Mrs. Leered Arrer~burg of|~m_r~._ .~ ~r~ ~,~ / on (Board o~:[iClalS lurer es ne is aole ~o De a~ou~ on Prod~ - mone,, on tahe basis of nop~ation, " ' ' ' '~ Pueblo, who died two mon, tlm ag~o / lvlc 'Rle uonunues 'lOl able to farmers throug~h C,CC loans. the conservation of auto ~,.~' ~a ~,:oa ~,~-^ ~" crutches [. .~ . ", --- ' Loan rates range from $1.93 to ested t~ . ...... ~ ...... ...... e~ge, " [~wrs. w imon and eight children~[l~OW Imnr~vement t m~bile ~ttea~:n~: ~.~nndiTa~'e ~ha~ ~he high~/y coat, fission anklet- }survive ldm. | ........ ~ .......... / $2.24 per 100 [bs. for No. 2 or said. Th , _ . pates earl~'4&ppro~priation by Con- Com~#,n~w~,~f Held/ The Wilsons have lived at Strat-~ R. L McBride, who was serious-[ b~tter grain serg~hurns at terminal "' " ndors are aomg , ..... ~.~.~.~ . .. ...... l~ic lmt~kettt.The rates for battery do~e. ~e ..... grees to c~" 0at the poet war ~v , ,~r . ~ ~r~ /ford the past,.15 ~ears, and would/ly injured ~pvfl 21 m a motor-f fa, m-stored here weane ay ve/have marriedyears in c le Keyes, grad- ir~g No. 2 or bet~r will vary from $1.73 per 10~ lhs. in Ok- $1.60 to lahama. IMscaunts are eight cents per 100 ~bs. for No. 3 and 16 cents for No. 4 grade. A three-cent discount applie~ to mixed grain sorg~ma~s. Discolored weevily or smutty grain sorghums with more thain 13 per cent moisture stored on farms or more than 14 per cent m~)i~ture stored in warehouses, are not eligible for loan. The dosing date on loans is February 28, of next year. Farm- for elec~ " . , " " ~ . , . , " " ' . . . ers may dbtain deta}ls of the loan "" "Y " ~ ....... su~ ,uric to $40,606,000 the f~r~ year and .......... g.~ .., I students completed their work: . .po ....... , lm .... - program from county A.AA corn- of d~til.lea wa~erhamzedana" theP ~m ~'~38 582, ,000 the second year. They ~v~anmr~g' and m~ mason ~ zlc" Or~ha ............ R1~.n.~h~ Cavt no.., .~_~,~,.~,~,~,~ ...n .mriy. al~a~a, arm. red craver. ~ec-. minces. acid. WPB re-emp . - call for $34.981,000 the first year Men~ers of the class unable to be] S in t~ath~atics and ~-~,-,,~a ,ml assrstance m Oklahoma will portarme ~ regular inspection, and $34.966,0G0 the second year ~resent were John Garrett A],Sm[ Hill, Felt .~"l~ in 'Comrnerc'~e"'~'" again be available through AAA ddi water at short interv.ats " . 1 f,,~,~ on and Verle F~lis S 2]c ,- '.' -" ." .- " , ,navments for harvestin~ these The award was made ul~on com- a ng . , from the state genera ...., - " t x~.o sumen~s wm receive ue- '," -"" ~' . pletion of 300 hours of ~perational r in in oruer and ~eriodic ,recha g" g . increase of nearly 76 per cent over ~1 grees in July They are Marietta Iseeds. A~though the 1944 harves~ Eight in transport a~rcraft over essential me%or vehciles may le e and three mer~bers of his ~--~ ~_,T'~ u :- ~ -- was large it was not enou~ to that this year. g , . Bu-s~-, ~ ~ ~,. m ~nmerce, . , . ~." he kept in ceperation during the war Among the bills approved was staff. The committee will continue and Margaret "Hibchirt~s-Lower,, ~atiafy worla-wide requlremenvs, the dangeroous and difficult air routes, where enemy interception period, the $96,000-a-ye~r agpr~priatien to serve until Kerr names the formerly of Plainview, will receive It is estimated that U. S. farm- and attack was probable and ex- Waste Vegetable Leaf Usefiul for the new board of five mear~bers board, her B. S. in Home Economics. ers would plant 20 per cen~ more pected. The award was made for Addition to Poultry Feed to be n.a~ned by the governm" frarn The ~overnor also signed the Georgia H~ll of Felt ranks h~gh- :alfalfa and clover if seed was Pierson, ~ilot, has been awarded ~he period of service from Novem- ~ Waste vegetable leaf dneal is an the so~l district sttpervisors to bill creating a revolvir~g fund in est scholasti.c~ly of all seniors available. Allied countries may the D~sting~ished Flying Cross, it her 20, 1944, to March 3, 1945. Lt. excellent chick feed .sa~)plement, replace the present committee corn- the state highway commission and finishing their work at this' time. need as much as 30 ,million pounds W~s announced ,by Brig. Gen. Wan. Pierson arrived .Sunday mornirtg accordil%g to the U. S. Department ~f Agriculture. Ex~erianents to find .uses ~or the large tonnage of waste leaves in the production and processing of vegetable crops . slmwed.that the blade ~portions of the leaves are high in protein, The News has been given per- mission to prin~ the following let- carotene and r~boflmbin, all of ter recently received by My. and wl~ch are needed in poultry feed. Mrs. J. J. BoHinger of Tyrone, Investigation covers ,work on the from their son, Capt. Win. H. waste leaves o~ broccoli, beets, Bol~lir~ger, who is in Aerial Rocon- spinach, %urai,ps, carrots and 1.irna n~ss'ance, with the American Ar- bean ~ines. Detailed results of my in Ettro~pe. erupt. Rollinger is this large scale research are con- a brother of Mrs. Grady Lucas of rained in mimeograph .circular Boise City. A I C - 7 6, "Processing Vegetable Wastes ~or High-Protein, High- The News asked permission to Vitamin ,Leaf Meals." The circular pass' the let~r .on to its readers, discusses method.s ~f processing, in the interest of the coming ,gen- eq~pment required and costs in- era~ion which, if we ~ail in the vaPted. Typical anaylsis and yields control of the bruaal Nazi ideology now, will be faced with a third also are ,given. The circular may World War 25 or 30 years hence, be had free on request to the F~st- with the possible annihilation of ern Regional Research Laboratory, civilization. tVailade~phia 18, Pa. Heavier Fuel Oil Calls Far April 23rd, 1945 Clean Burners Next wlntcr'a home heating ell Dear Folks: ~ll be of a slightly heavier grade Once ~more I am doing a lazy than ~vas available last winter, the thing. Instead of writing individ- Petralemn Administration ~or War uat letters, once .more I have some- said. Cleardng of oil ~urnaes and thing to say that wil~l interest all burners during the next few of y~, and I didn't want to write ~aonths is more necessary than so many letters which would mere- ever ibecause of the effect war de- ly be repetition. rnands have had on doanestic grades Yesterday I saw something that of fuel oil. The l~ghter fuel oil in real,ly opened my eyes. No doubt comn~on use prior %o 1942, PAW said, 'has"gone ~to war. It 4,s going irtto D~esel ell used for land, sea and ~m~phiblous o~perations, and ~nto the manud~a.cture of 'high oc- tone gasoline for combat and sup- ply planes. A~ a result of the drain caused ~by Diesel oil and aviagon gasoline requirements a large, pro- l~ortion of the .o~l now available for home heatlag is the "cracked oil" ~eanaining from the manufacture of aviation gasoline. posed of Dr. H. G. Bennett, presi- providing $150,000 to buy mach- Or~ha Cayton, Griggs, is second ~xf alfalfa and red clover seed for H. Tunher, comananding general ~f to ~pend a leave with ~ mother, dent of Oklahoma A. and M. col- ~nery for soil conservation w~rk. highest ranking senior,reha/bilitation planting in 1946. the India-China Division, A. T. . Mrs. Nova Pierson, and sisters. American Army Officer of Horrible in the past :few days you have read and heard over the radio of the new eviderme of Nazi atrocities. Some time ago I wrote of seeing the bodies of some 168 Belgians who had been slain by the Ger- mans, just because they refused to work as the Aanericans were ap- proaching the airfield where they were working. Well, when our tro~ps ea~ptured the Genman town of Wiemer earlier this month, they found a concentration camp (Buch- enwald) near the town. --human ashes--and bits ef bones. This camp was for German po- Mind you, this was some 11 days litical prisoners of all countries, after the place had been ca~ptured. There were some 30,0()0 interned Most of the stufg had ,been cleaned there cohen the Yanks arrived, ttp, but enough was purposely left Now for some of the ur~believ~hly so everyone could witness it and gruesome details. First, let me see for hianself. At the time we say that I am telling you this be- arrived some 150 persons were cause General FAsenhower and all dyir~g every day from starvation the h~gh officials want the people and torture. Our medical officials back harne to know who our enamy immediately removed those who is and the atrocities he has oould possibly be saved to ho~pi- commibted. Soldiers are being tals. However, there were hun- taken to th~ cav~p from all over dreds who were so far gone and so they can see first hand the evi- their bodies so emaciated that they deuce. Also, a delegation from could not acce~t food or medical the British Parliament and many treatment. Although efforts have correspondents, as well as hun- been made to save them, great dreds ef German civilians, so they " too can see for themselves, and so the whole world will ,be ir~foraned. As I said, there were some 30,000 from many c~untries found there when we arrived. In addition, some 51,000 had ~been murdered, and died there durktg the past six l years. With .my own eyes I saw the re- mains of what, just a few days ago, were living corpses. They stacked an a large wagon side on four tiers of shelves that iust as you would pile on cord wood. There was a pile of these pitiful .specimens on the ground nearby. P should estimate well over 100 on the wagon and. pile. Just inside the building nearby was the crematory. There were 12 furnaces, each capable af burn- ing three 'bodies at once. Inside the furnaces were the charred re- mains of the people they were burning w~hen we got there. Out- side were two large piles of ashes lined either wall. Their feet were placed against the walls and their heads toward the center aisle. In this "manner about 400 could be cro~vded into this one building. Thirty-eight prisoners had died in this one room the day the Yanks ~ot there. I saw the register book with their names, their nationality, their offense, their prison terms and their sickness listed. Just rmw as I am typing this, the radio has annommed that at t~e insistence of General Ike, a full report of the atrocities of the "camp unnamed"--~but I ~m sure it is this one or one like it--qbe placed before our Congress and the SF Conference. It is very hard for people to conceive that any so-called civilized nation could possibly reach to so low depths. They even had a "museum" w~ere parts of the haman body were dis- played. An example were placards af tatooed flesh stripped frexn the owners, as if they were etchings. I saw clu~s with which they beat to death those they wanted to get rid of, and the racks alor~g the wall of the crematorium where the bodies were hanged--just like you hang elothes--awaitlng their turns or until they were dead. I saw the kitchen where their daily ration, which was more nearly like pig ~lop, was prepared. I con- sisted of ~bout 24 large boilers of 1000 liters (250 gallons) each. I saw metal bowls lying in the bunks ma~y of which were without mat- tresses and many that were cover- ed witch human refuse from those boo sick or weak to move. People who were human beings had to live under conditions rm animal couM stand. I could go on, but I think I have told you e~ough. In- cidental~ly, I took any camera, but did n~t take a l~eture, for could not brk~g myself to record on film the flings I had seen. I will be vividly embedded in my memory forever. My ~ulde happened to be a Swiss National, about 55 or 60, who had been i~ternod in 1941 tz~a~e ha had crewed the from hoane in Zurich to visit his sister group of small independent states living in Genmany. He had work- with no aneans for building up any ed in the dispensary I ,mentioned kind of heavy industry again. For- aJbeve, and apparantly fared well. ever the means for waging war He looked pretty healthy and well should be taken away from her. fed. It seems that some got bet- In conta~st to the inharnan~t ter treatment than others. This and horrors I saw at Buchenwald, ~aan sh~wed me a little ante room, on xny way to and from the place about 8 ft. by 8 ft., in wl~ch the I passed through some of the 9rst. patients were stacked when they tiest country I have ever seen* * * died or were dyirtg. T~ere was blood ~II over the floor and wa~. This is a monument the Nazis and the SS have given the world. There are many others like it all over Germany, Poland and Russia. The c~mp .commander had been ordered to destroy all the bodies and other evidence, but the Ameri- cans got there before they had completed their task. They still had thousands to burn and bury when we arrived. Maybe the mass of German people are not to bl~ame for bhose atrocities, but they are to blame and should be held responsible to ever allow mmh a regiane to get hold of the country. They were 1{)0 per cent back of their Fuehrer and the Nazis, as long as they were winning and on temp. They no~ claim complete in- nocence and complete dislike for the Nazis, just like after they lost the last war. I think every Ger- man should have to suffer the oonsequences. Then perhaps, they wi.ll not be so quick to let a bunch of maniacs get control ef their country. They may then question their leaders instead of dbeying all orders and not asking w~hy. Never agai~ should Germany ,be permit- ted to become a ~orld power. It ahouhi be ~ in~ a Many of the officers ha~e remark- ed that they couldn't see why Ger- many wanted to conquer any more lands, for they already had ~e pret~est country in the world. That would seem the tr~th. I has been some time since I have heard from any of you. In fact, I have received no lettem ex- cept from ~ ~fitten after April firsL Our mail is just now catch- ing up wi~h us, so no doubt I'tl hear soon. This may not 'be a very interest- ing letter, but at least it shotfld be revealing. You may think I am a sadist too, for writing off such hor- r~le thin~gs, but I want you a~d every American back home to know ~bout Buchenwald and the other ca~nps like it. Some of my best friends have been killed because of the people who were responsible for such atrocities. I want to see that they get wi~at is due them. F~very Amar~ean and Allied soldier and nurse and Red Cross g~rl who has seen Buchenwald feels exac~y the same way. I~ ever I fett any tolerance for the Germans, the last bit of it lef~ a~ter I saw this "monurner~t to the Nazis and their S~q fanatics." Lots of love, Bill.