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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 7, 1928, Mason City, Iowa U TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE WEDNESDAY MARCH 7 1928 Makes Good Food Better IARY of a OUGHBOY Being the Daybook Entry of a Mason City Boy Mem ber of the Rainbow Di vision on the Western Front Ten Years Ago To day Americas Biggest to t EDITORS is the second installment of a dally feat ure taken from the diary of Rob ert Free and a member of the GlobeGazettes advertising staff The dally entries In his diary are Interesting in themselves anfl they will throw an informative light upon the World pretty well the part played in It by the dough boy In this entry the writer tells of his second dar and night in the front line trenches By ROBERT FREELAND Private In Company G Second Bat tallon 168 infantry Rainbow Division TEN YEARS AGO TODAY March 7 1918 The day dawned bright and clear Several German and French planes circled over the lines and at intervals a German observation balloon loomed up far In back of their lines A few shells from the German artillery went sailing over the lines to the rear These evidently were Intended for the Minnesota artillery in back of us As the sun came out stronger the gas that had settled in the low spots filled with water and ice began to rise and It was necessary to wear the gas masks for a few minutes In damp weather gas will settle in any hole where thare is water and sometimes It is several 3aya before It will rise and is very dangerous when least ex We began work of repairing the shot up trenches Loose dirt was thrown over the top and posts and bob wire were brot into the lines and left there until darkness came An other meal was carried into the lines by the kitchen detail from each com pany and was served to the hungry boys about 10 oclock TVe were told that only two meals a day could be furnished while in the lines Men who were on posts served four hours on and four off When they were re lieved they would go to the dugouts to snatch a few minutes sleep Gas Guards Placed Gas guards vere established again this evening Guards on duty wese instructed as to the word Every one jiasing thru the trenches at night was halted before he came to a post and asked for the paas word This was onejthlngr essential to remember As American governments Criticism was not made by the judges so It ia not known exactly on what grounds the decision was made Indications were that the argument was so close that the decision was merely a matter of which team gave the most convincing and effective work The negative team of Boone will meet the local affIramtive here March 14 Mason City will be represented by Lawrence Jones and Milton Iloden field March 19 is the date which has been set for the dual debate with Des Moines university freshmen The lo cal affirmative team will defend the home platform while the negative de baters will go to Des Moines Will Seek State Charter for D A R Organization DES MOINES March 7 decision to seek a corporation charter was mada by the Iowa Society of the Daughters of American Revolution yesterday during the twentyninth an nual conference in session here J A Ttountree director of the United States Good Road association told the society of work done in mark ing historical spots and former Chap lain Winfred Robb urged that framed copies of the constitution be placed in public rooms The eleptlon of officers was sched uled for today This Brea6 Goodness Bread and Butter You know that Bread and Butter are the two articles of food that cooperate more smoothly and satis factorily than any other two articles There is no competition be tween them They cooperate for the good of the people that consume them We are so proud of the good quality of our bread 90 members that we d new barbwlre in front of the1 This was one bad job as the wet and muddy and so much wire was loose and tangled that it was a task to get around In front of the trenches In No j Mans Land They were instructed to drop to the ground whenever the Germans shot up a flare If they were slow In drop pins or were caught unaware before the flare they were to stand perfectly still Their faces and hands were blackened so the reflection of the flares would not show their faces Was Gas Signal At a green rocket was shot up from our lines to the left of us This was a gaa signal and immediately ev ry man donned his After an our and 16 minutes wo were allowed 0 remove them as the gas guard in ormed us that It had passed This was our first real experience under gas fire Thewlnd was In theGer mans favor this evening for gas at tack Our gas masks fit very tlghl and we had never used tliem over 15 minutes at a time lxfore This time tea serv 90 sectio States do er 1 the people the United not want the taste of our bread spoiled by having it spread with poor butter Therefore we urge every body Jiking our quality bread there are millions uhat do like it to insist on their grocers serving them with Quality Butter You see we are not selfish Good Butter men will ap preciate we are sure thii little boost that we are giv ing their product but wei hope at the same time that all of them will be as con scientious and as earnest Blue Ribbon Malt tract it seemed like days before wo could lake them off Several of the bojs became sick during the attack pron1 about SBlVing glOCers With ably from not getting their masks on In time and it was with difficulty that they could keep them on that length of time After It was over check of the jnen was taken and several were slightly sick They received Just enough to make them feel that wny The rest ofthc night passed uncvcnfr fully Every four hours new guards took their posts and men who lipd been on duty wero relieved from the watchful vigil Thus ended the sec ond day and night In trench life PLAIN OR HOP FLAVORED Wholesale Distributor WITWER GROCER CO Mason City Iowa Get This Lena Doll Send lOc with Coupon j FREE Recipe Book I Send covpon for Free Recfpc Book conufn tog 200 tested recipes for delkkuj foods utd Premier Silo Company 720 N Dept 1743 Chiugo 1 eneiote lOc as pajrmen t ift full for which rieut me PritoU the wuhaUe feoff 12inch Mod me FREE ind PREPAID Ktbben Milt Extract RKJJW Book D TROJAN DEBATE TEAM DEFEATED Stevens and Holman Local Team Lose to Boone Junior College Mason City Junior college debate team composed ot Mary Stevens and Irene Holman came out with the short end of a two to one decision a1 the debate held with the Boone Junioi college there Tuesday evening It was a close contest both teams doing ex cellent work The debate was on tha question Resolved that the United States government should cease to protect by armed force its capital In vested In foreign lands except after a formal declaration of The winning Boone affirmative team was composed of Wllllard Schroeder and Edward Lair The de bate was Judged by three lawyers of Boone namely John Jordan Captain Lee and Donald Boone The Mason City team was taken to Boono by Coach Guy L Crosen The debate was held In the Elks lodge rooms of Boone A banquet was given at 6 oclock by the Lions club The college debate served as the program The argument centered around Interpretation of the Mon roe Doctrine policy and the sound Of unsoundness of the iMiln Quality Butter as we are n serving them with Qual ty Bread And are we not putting a practical thought in your mind to be always sure to use good butterwith good bread And are we npt doing the fair thing by the grocers who are always so loyal to us in the distribution of bur Quality Bread We believe that every gro cer consistently selling good bread and good but well on his way to ward establishing a fine reputation in his commun ity as a reljable business man always looking aftei the best interests of the public original oil painting of this picture on display in our window this week Bakers of lAMDND Mason City Baking Company JUST Exactly What Is There Back of Good Clothes PURE virgin wool of the highest quality FABRICS loomed by firms that never low er their standards DESIGNERS that are artists an artist is born not made Economic law requires that such features be paid for but our 1928 value giving policy will provide TAILORING of the highest order Years of long training behind tailoring skill It puts the style into the clothes A FIRM that has the facilities to make such clothes and of unquestioned honor and integrity them for you at the lowest price consistent with such quality Hart Schaffner Marx Fine Clothes Get to Know Fine Shoes Your Hat Is Here ;