Advance Algona, Iowa
'MAKING SCREENS FOR PRISON USE
-¥&& jfoMford.Lumber Cpycon-tractedf wijh the prison camp to provide 3fl paper holders, 750 soap dishfes. and 900 ventilator screens, but Manager M. J; Pool found himself up against it on where to find help.
Then Mrs. D. P. Smith and Mrs. AnTone Johnson heard about ; It and^volunteered to help, and j Mr. Pool says they have done a ! surprisingly good job on the | screens, which they tackled first.-
At- the start the women waited ; for the men to cut the screen, but now.they do the job from begin- j ning to end. They put in eight! to even nine hours a day, and j they operate sanding and mortis- j ing machines. They have also ; made some of the soap dishes •" j
Mr. Pool says that in the last | war there was a factory in Dav- j en port which was staffed by j women who made screens, etc., | and women are now similarly at; work in the same factory.- j
Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Johnson j do their work in the Botsford
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