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Red Cross Scrapbook 1941: page 5 - January

Title

Red Cross Scrapbook 1941: page 5 - January

Description

A page from the 1941 scrapbook of newspaper clippings from the Arkansas City (Kansas) Traveler. The scrapbooks were created by local Red Cross volunteers.

Creator

Arkansas City (Kansas) Traveler

Source

Arkansas City Public Library, Arkansas City, Kansas

Publisher

Arkansas City Public Library, Arkansas City, Kansas

Date

1941-01-04

1941-01-09

Contributor

Red Cross volunteers

Rights

In Copyright In Copyright

Used with permission of copyright holder. Further reproduction prohibited without permission.

Format

application/pdf

Language

English



Citation
Arkansas City (Kansas) Traveler, “Red Cross Scrapbook 1941: page 5 - January,” Digital Arkansas City, accessed February 4, 2023, https://arkcity.digitalsckls.info/item/23.
Text

A. C. Lions Club Launches Highway Safety Campaign
The Arkansas City Lions club is staging a campaign to promote safe driving and one of the means it is using is a group of 26 billboards over the city featuring safety slogans. Posed in front of one of the boards in the 100 block on East Adams avenue are L. D. Kuhns, State Highway Patrolman Paul Mansfield, Ivan Upson, Lee Circle, W. E. Burton, Morton Glass and Chief of Police Lester Richardson. Other slogans used are “Take Time to Be Safe,” “Public Safety Starts With You,” and “Don’t Gamble With Human Life.” (Cornish Photo)
I FOUR INTO ARMY TOMORROW.
Local Group Will Fill District’s January Quota.
Four Arkansas City volunteers will leave tomorrow morning for Wichita to fill the January quota for the local selective service district.
The four, are Clarence Heilig, Marvin Bradbury, Melvin Anderson and Elmer Potterton.
They will be given physical ex-animations in Wichita tomorrow by army physicians and be assigned to a military camp for a year of intensive training.
Three more local youths have volunteered during the last few weeks and await new quota assignments for the district.
The new volunteers are Raymond Ausmus, Virgil Werther, and Randal Walker. 1-9-41
FOOD STAMPS BRING GAIN.
Cowley County Families Spend
$29,689.50 Under New System.
Blue stamp food dollars totaling $9,896.50 were added to Cowley county’s trade volume during the month of December as a result of the Food Stamp program, it was announced today by Edward J. Wagner, area representative for the Surplus Marketing Administration.
Seventy-four percent of all cases eligible to take part in the program made food stamp purchases during the month, and bought a total of $19,793 worth of stamps from the county stamp issuing office.
Food stamps totaling $29,689.50 in value were exchanged for food commodities during the month. Of this amount, $19,793 represents orange stamp expenditures and $9,896.50 was expended in blue stamp purchases.
It was pointed out by Mr. Wagner that had it not been for the Food Stamp plan, the families which participated in the program in Cowley county last month would have been able to spend $19,793 for food products instead of the actual $29,689.50 expended through i the food stamp program.

Original Format

Newspaper

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