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Brainerd Daily Dispatch (Newspaper) - February 8, 1950, Brainerd, Minnesota , Brainerd a organized Reserve corps Day was termed a a Brilliant Success by brigadier general Walter w. Hess jr., executive for the Minnesota military District with Headquarters in Minneapolis. Speaking at the third anniversary banquet last evening in Celebration of Reserve Day general Hess expressed deep Apprey elation to City and civic officials of Brainerd for the outstanding cooperation extended to the organized Reserve corps program. The banquet held at the club Lagual was the Climax of Brainerd organized Reserve corps Day activities. In the afternoon approximately 175 civic leaders of the Community attended a reception at the organized Reserve corps armory ten dered by mayor Levi Johnson of Brainerd in Honor of general Hess. Out of town distinguished guests at the reception included colonel Roland s. Henderson senior army instructor organized reserves state of Minnesota mayor John Montgomery of Park rapids mayor Oscar Provost of Crosby mayor John Rohr of Pine River mayor Clar once Rinke of Backus Edward j. Portem president of the Little Falls City Council and Ralph Martin president of the Staples civic and Commerce association. Honoured guests at the evening banquet besides general Hess included mayor Levi Johnson visiting mayors George d. Wing and major Al Macfarland and 1st lieutenant Robert Olson of the 194th tank battalion brain erd Minnesota National guard. To serve As Best ice can tue Brainerd area inca feature a Arotca and new picture member of the associated pre Brainerd Minnesota. Wednesday february 8, 1950 Ern ment must meet this problem squarely and make plans for the assimilation of the Indian into the White civilization or at least give him some Assurance of Normal employment opportunities. A furthermore we believe that Many of the restrictions which Federal Wardship places upon our indians must be released so they can at least Cut firewood for themselves or sell gravel without lengthy red in letters sent to senators Edward j thee and Hubert h Humphrey and the state s nine congressmen the director said Lewis operators agree talk contract unemployment census slated in City county i a. B. Johnstone Dies in his Home Here today conservator plans state fuel policy misinformation boil How the i for in Minne Rotrosen ent have u. S. Savings t Bond sales up in county St. Paul in James w. Clark state fuel conservator. I said today his office is preparing for Early issuance a statement of policy in connection with tile j current Coal shortage. I he said the situation in Minnesota is now worse than in i other parts of the country and is better than in some areas. He said he has heard it of no Public i building or institution in the i state thus far that has been i forced to close for Lack of Coal j among possibilities being considered for improving the situation in Minnesota the conservator said conversion of Coal furnaces to Oil and some method of allocation of existing supplies. The Pinch thus far has been principally the shortage of Stoker Coal. Gov. Youngdahl has set to a. In., tomorrow for a conference with Clark to consider reports developed by Ray Johanson head of tin Northwestern retail Coal dealers association. Washington it pm president Truman s Coal fact find ing Board today won agreement from John l. Lewis and the Coal operators to try again for agreement on a Coal contract through negotiations. The new bargaining sessions were set for 2 p. In. Est with the Board members sitting in As observers. The Board members were optimistic that the whole c dispute might be settled before Nightfall. David Cole chairman of tile Board had remarked that he believed an agreement might be reached a in two or three Lewis said it was operators doubtful the operators indicated they were less optimistic. The boards proposal came after a somewhat Stormy hour and a half of hearings during indians continued on Page Nisswa municipal liquor store showing increases bandits Rob Arizona Bank Coal continued on Page Phoenix Ari. Pm a two men at least one of them armed Early today robbed i lie Bank of Douglas in downtown Phoenix of $120,000 Cash. City police said the men caught the janitor outside the Bank about 0 a. Rn., forced him to let them into the building and waited until Jim Wise a bunk employee. Arrived about 7.40 a. In. Wise was forced to open the Safe. The robbers then locked the employees in a room and left. Bank officials estimated th1 men escaped with $120,000 in Bills of various denominations. Police had Only vague descriptions of the men. Nisswa a steady increase in returns of the Nisswa municipal liquor store was made available today. This Village store was established May 29. 1947. And at the close of that year dec. 31, 1947, not sales had aggregated $43.-096.29. New Orleans r while the government oilers surplus potatoes to Farmers at one cent a Hundred pounds. American food brokers Are buying Canadian spuds because Thev find the american Price supported tubers too costly. The situation came to Light Here yesterday when a million pounds of potatoes Froim Canada were unloaded from a boat j. Segari new Orleans food broker and consignee of the Canadian potatoes told newsmen a i done to know Why i can buy Choice potatoes from Canada and have them shipped Down Here cheaper than i can buy them from Maine or Idaho but i a tide of toys1 sent to Europe Philadelphia up a another Quot tide of toys from americans children moves to the children of Europe today aboard the s. S. Robert Maersk. Today a cargo the second in As Many Days is bound for England France Italy Greece and Norway. The first shipment of approximately 1.000,000 toys headed for the continent yesterday aboard the u. S. Lines flagship american defender. The american legion is sponsoring the a tide of toys Campaign. Tho american defenders toys will be distributed to needy children in the Netherlands Austria Berlin and the three Western zones of Germany. Snow removal costs $4,500 Snow removal from town area of Brainerd Winter has Cost an $4,500. This figure was role by members of the neers office and the Street department. Fred Eckholm fore Street department a trucks have Hauler a in 2,300 loads of Snow weather Minnesota Clearing and colder tonight preceded by some Light Snow Early tonight extreme East portion. Thursday generally fair. Low tonight Zero to to below North est ic-15 above Southeast. High thursday 15 20 North and 20 25 South. Find body of big Lake Man in Cistern big Lake. To inn. Tip the body of Ben Johnson. 69. Was found in the Bottom of his empty Cistern yesterday. Henry Nowark a neighbor who was called by mrs. Mabel Peterson a ii o t h e r neighbor found the body. A rung on the ladder going into the Cistern was broken and it was believed it had collapsed under Johnson a weight throwing him to the Bottom. Conservation local weather slate forestry Burea did you know that More than 7 million acres of Forest land and other wild lands have forfeited to the state for non payment of taxes stale Timber land ownership is divided As follows private 9, 800,000 acres of which one half is in Small scattered holdings and commercial tracts and the remainder form Wood-4 lots stale and county 7,000-000 acres of which 2,000,000 acres is state Trust fund lands Federal. 3,200,000 faces. Them Back to the Farmers at i a Way prices for Stock food. Meanwhile american Brok go to Canada for their stocks. Segari said Idaho Potat would Cost him $4.40 a pounds delivered to new 1 Missouri feels quake Lebanon. To. an ear Shock jolted this South Contr Missouri fit \ Cai in today to Aster area covering four North Central South Dako. .ojn11 have reached Heights of 18 feet following recent heavy Bliz Zard. Children Are shown in Eureka. S. A. Before Home a1 most half obscured by Snow. Rural areas Are even harder hit a Nea telephoto year a

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