world over. Ir-Ik of feeding the world fJid policing the world with armed forces at Vyartine strongfch'is pure poppycock. The cost of such schemes with higher wages for \ striking workers, farmer’s lobbjdsts and over-prer-sure groups would banlcrupt us for thouscinds of years to come. Better give the war torn counties the minimum possible aid and help them to get on their feet as quickly as possible and to contribute our share towards a world police force that will keep a close watch on Gremiany and Japan. If we go Isolationist and try to do the whole job alone, v;e are headed for trouble. Well thanks for letting me get this rather lengthy monologue, expressing one soldiers idea of our post war policy, off my chest. Sincerely, P.f.c, Jit a.'-:,' Osborne Orlando, Florida ■>(“ mmmmn: annouiiced V/ell, theres alv/ays gotta be a first time for everj^hing, and this is the first engagement the Hoover R^dl has had the pleasure of announcing. In case you haven’t already .guessed who the lucky couple arc, we'll let you in on it. Dr. -and I>Irs. J, T. Jones of Ghelby announce the cn(,agomcnt of their youngest daurhter, Frances Holland Jones, to Aviation C’ det G. V/, Clay, Jr. Tlie wedding will bo in tho Spring, following G. Vif's graduation as aji Ensign in the Naval Air Corps, Frances is a lovely girl and we thirJc "G" :ic a mi.rhty lucky young man, (Incident- cJJLy he thinl^s so, too) She is employed at Hills, hol ’ing the position of secre tary to genial Tod Caldwell, whom you all know, G. W, is the eldest son of Rev, end Mrs, G, W, Clay, Mr. Clay is* the Methodist paster of the Belwood charge. All you boys hurry and come on home, so we can all go to that big church wedding, they’re planning and ycu know that grand old custom of kissing the bride, - VJell, whatcha* waiting for? Seriously, Fivr.ces and G, we're all thrilled for you both, and we’3.1 be seeing you at the Church, one of these days, ■»(' ^/\ ■J'" Maybe seme of you boys heard Mrs, Roosevelt .tell this joke on her recent trip to Australia and some of the islands, A soldier from Verrf.ont was looking verj^ down-in-the-mouth one day, so his Top- Sergeant stopped and asked, "Vfli^ts the matter. Soldier", he replied, that he just felt terrible, because he hadn’t killed a Jap end al3, of his Imdrlies had, so the Ser- rt;j.nt said, ”Avj, thats easily remedied, just go up on that hill yonder, and yell. To Hell v^ith Hirohito and some Japs are sure to stick their heads up and I promise you wil3. get to ld.ll a Jap.” Next day, the Scr[;;eant sav/ the Scjne soldier, looking more dejected than ever and asked if he didn’t get to kill a Jap, and he said, "V/ell Sarge, I did exactly as you told me', a Jap stuck his head up and yelled, ”To Hell with Roose velt" and you know dam well, I coulddi’t kill a good Republican like that, -5(- First Sailor: "V/hy don’t you laugh when the Chief tells a joke?" Second Sailor: "I don’t h?.ve to, I’m being transferred tomorrov/," Boatsw’ain to sailor: "Wipe that opinion off your face," "iVhere’s the first ser^'eant?". "He’s over in the barracks hanging himself," "Did you cut him dov/n?" "No — he wasn’t dead yet," So pleased to meet you. Miss Guilder, M^r husbrjid has told me so little about you.

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