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our 0 Hope Star SWf'ot Hoe*, 1899; Pr«« 1927. ConsolldoHd January IS, 1929. Mblhtwd »v*r# Weik-doy afternoon tr Star Publishing Co. Inc. (C. t falnwf and Alex. H. Wasnbum) « th« Star bulWiixj. 212-214 South Walnut strt*t, Hop« Ark. Hold Everything C. I. PAIMIR, Prwloent AiDl. H. WASHiURN, Editor and PuHUh.r Entered as second class matter at fostoffice ot Hope, Arkansas, under Act of March 3, 1897. the the (Ap)—Means Associated Press (NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass n. Subscription Rat* (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier, per week 15c; Hempstead, Nevada, Howard, Miller ana Lafayette counties, J3.50 per year; wher* $6.50. else- Member o» The Associated Preu: The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to »he use for republication of all news dis- oatches credited to ft or not otherwise credited In this paper and also the local news published herein. National Advertising Repres«ntatlv«— Arkansas Dollies, Inc.: Memphis, Tann.. Xterick Building; Chicago, 400 North Michigan Avenue; New York City. 292 Madison Ave.; Detroit, Mich., 284i W. Grand Blvd.; Oklahoma City. 414 Terminal IBdg.; New Orleans, 722 Union St.. SIDE GLANCES |COP». t»*l 9f ME* StBVICr. INC. T. M. HCC. U- S, The Seventh Cross p t 3 T A R, HOPE, A, R K A N Idiod enth* u.t. ^..^_ ILLUSTRATIONS BY WILLIAM SHAM y.- November i, HOPE STAft, HOPE, ARKANSAS "I hear they're gonna discon- I tinue this bus—the government says it's a luxury JineJ 1 ^-" Dad: "Son, I'm spanking you because I love you." '"It's O.K., George,' Pciul said quietly." I N THE TRUCK YARD the following evening, George bent lower ns lie always did \vlicn he heard steps approaching. He hammered'a piece of tin. Somebody stopped in back of him. "Hey, George!" He looked ciuickly, and as quickly down again. "It's O.K., Paul said quietly. "He at the side exit of the "He told his ciunl her new helper was quilting." "You must. 15e calm. I know the man who has fixed it up-l-'icilli-r, who works in rny shop. Saner, the architect, helped, too. They're absolutely trustwpnhy." "I'll do it," said George. Paul hurried away to lell his Aunt that her new helper was quitting. In a few minutes he was back. "Well, George . . . George replied: "Yes, Paul?" Paul hesitated ahotit leaving him; but when George urged him lie went without taking leave, without a took, stepping quietly into the street. In their hearts both felt that unappeasable burning "The car door opene.d as George approached." that people experience when they have a presentment they will never meet again. George changed his clothes and walked along Schnefer- gasse past the parked ears. He spotted the blue Opel and compared the numbers. They checked. The door of _the car was opened as George approached, but the driver spoke no word as they rode to the lliederwald settlement and stopped in a quiet street before a yellow house. The driver got out. liven then he did not speak to George} he only motioned to him with his shoulder. A woman opened the door for them. Inside, the man Distributed by Kli\E Features Syndicate In co-operation with tht Book-of-thc-Month Club, Inc. "A woman was wailing at Ihe entrance." St' said to George: "1 am Dr. Kress. Some of your friends^ know me from attending a chemistry course of mine.W This is my wife." . _ |i They sat around the table, talking in low, strail^d 't voices. Suddenly the gravel in the path outside crunched ' under light footsteps. The two men gave a violent starto "You met me by accident in front of the movies," George|j said softly but firmly. "You had known me in the cheni-i•'; istry course." Kress nodded. Like many timid people hej.i was, calm in the face of danger. * *» "i (Continued tomorrow) ' ;' By J. R. Williams a tew minutes he was back. "Well, vjtwiu^-, •- «»•• -"•"• 'i / - - , ' Olympia at eight-fifteen. A small blue Opel car. Here s the number. "Get in at once." George hanimcrcd the straightened edge crooked again. "Who is it?" "I'doii't know." "1 don't know svhcthcr to do it." Orawlnes copyricM, 1912, by King Features Syndicate. Inc. Text copyright, 1»«. by Little. Drown 4 Co. By Golbraith QUR BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hoople OUT OUR WAY *UNNY BUSINESS Hewhberger /I'M WKITIM' A LET7C.R TO / PAVE IW 1TA.LV- AMD AS 1'P / LIKE TO SAV A FEW WORDS I TO HIM MYSELF, VOU PUT \ YOURS DOWN) OM "THESE, \ 'CAUSE TH' LAST FOUR \ LETTERS I'VE WROTE HAD v *-—. K1OTH1M' OF MINE tM ' UG-ASMV</TELL- /V\E, LAO, !•=. COACH/ C6MS'lifANAPsTED ? / COOLDM'T CUP STUCK OM 6ALL.-> BETTER- IP WOO <yEtf THE OTrAER. TEAfA OUT FOR A, DOCV< CfXMMOT BEAR TO LOOK — BUT MV MAM EL AT THE END ROBBER TO BRlMG 8A.LL BACK. TO PASSER. •: n •::,; M 2$^^^$wM;'Z^*;..^ "«*||2fe/t*,"'V-^ '^~mmm$2:$&il --:^-'- ^^ •' -~'-' l*-^'*-^^ "He may have the moon, Ma, but I wish we coulclrsend him some of these fall winds to cool off tiiat jungle he fnlks about!" You sal*l not to break ranks while marching across Ihis field, and she wouldn't get out of Ihe wayl" By Walt Disnf Leslie Turner Donald Duck Wash Tubbi THEI?E! NOW WHO COULD ASK A LITTLE PADDING AND IT'LL BE JUST AS GOOD; *50. PWOOlE .' 1 CAM MAkE C)NE _ JUST AS GOOD OUT OP ( THAT OLD BARREL i"J THE C3AI?AGE ! BOSCO GOT S gopy UP A BETTER TO SIT OM THAM- CLEAR BLACKOUTS Thimble Theater By Kred Harmon Woman Scorned 1 SHALU ASK MISS OVL IF SHE HAS AM ABSOLUTE REMEOV FOR HICCUPS WHAT /\ FOOL L E Of ("YiSELF j 1 VOAS LOVE \\MTH THAT s RED HEAD-' RED RYDER ROBBED CNY UNCLE ALL f\Y FAULT TH 1 SHERIFF QUITE SO-THE 6UDDEM SHOCK OF TOO MUCH SEADUST UPSET HIS MUSCULAR COVOTROL 'OPEVE, I AM -STILL- V VER MISTAKING, OMVIMCED SWEE'PEA'S )> UMMPV-VA ^r- .UDDEM LAPSE INTO A SAO) 'IM 5PILL, 1 RYDER— "lOUR PRIDE \\MLL6URh) tUELL- UJHV OOM'TCHA* AST HER ? ow HE-AD y-/ CH1MESE IS QUITE SIMILAR TO THE .ICC.UPS Hl^^ •> BUT YOU'RE CSOirOG TO TRX SYLVIA. LSO FIRST TO HIS X RANCH—EVEl^ IF THE , ^ PO55E DlONJ'T HMD Hlf\ E r-W ETURrV, By Edaar Martin Wasting No Time I Boots and Her Buddies Bv V. T. Homli Prehistoric Technique ' X ME AM 1 „•\' VANiKTH' ^."^Z 50 VOL) CUVS JUST CUM AM' LEAVE THIS AFFWE T' ME - IT'S MV UTTLE RED VJAGON/ 1M S, OOP.' - WITH'iM 1M MY I YOU MEAM YOU KKJOW r • OV\IM -- THE THIEF VJHO TOOK THE GENGHIS ^ KHA.K) SVJOPD "AlHlV-E ( ( WHEELS RIGHT j \ OFF'M IT.' , WHICH DOMT \MCLUDE TH' ASSISTANCE OF A BUNCH OF PROFESSORS,' :' SAND •MITCH By Chic Yowng Suspicions Verified! By Merrill Blo The Authority Freckles and His Friend* 3ME WEMT UP TO <^ j/BETTER S=E =-EPTOOEASYTO.; > WHAT'S SUIT ME j— ^ ( SOIMG OK) GOOP MISHT. COOKIE WHATS THAT GAtX5ET FOR? Irs A VERY SPECIAL DEVICE THAT TAKES CARE OF AMY- BODY you DOM'T LIKE i HE TREASURY DEPARTMENT ASKED ME TO "^ THANKS, LEMD YOU A GUM FOR. DISPLAY IM SHADVSIDE- £ ?__COLON&L BARR.' AMD I'VE ARRANGED IT/—TME" GUM WILL BE , DELIVERED TO THE CORNER OF MAIM AND MARKET/ L HOPE IT SELLS A LOT OF &ONDS / VOU SlfAPLV DlA HIS MUMBER.WAl A FEW SECOMDS AND BEFORE YOUl KNOW IT YOUJj* PARTY IS DISCONNECTED «FDR Says Tree Growing Is His Occupation By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL nydi.' I'arh, N. .-., r;ov. S I/PI— President HiHispvi'll exercised Iho American right of ihc- secret ballot, n the old Town Hull hero Inclny — ilt it was no secret for whom he ° voted in the only election of statewide interest. v He hnd nmmunccd before hunt! ' tlinl he intended to vote for Willinm „ N. ':;isVtoll. Hie Democratic randi- > .|y]nte for lieutenant governor. • ' Mr. Roosevelt drove up to the ;. white frame Town Hull shortly be., fore noon, went inside nnd (jtivo n cheerful "good niorniri.u" to the * election board. ~ |% "Name, plenseV" inciuired 'ftmma Crnpser. eletMion inspector, who has been Koing through the same mutino for yours. "Franklin n. Roosevelt." "Occupation?" "1 think this time I'll s;iy tree ..grower. I'm growing more trees than I urn farming." Always before Hyde Park's most distinguished resident has tified himself as n farmer. Miss Crapser told the chief exec- £jtive he was voter number 205 in today's off-year election, which received .national attention only in so far us it mi^hl provide any harbingers of trends for the presidential balloting in 10-14. . Mr. Roosevelt spent only a min- i,T.le behind the drawn j.'reen curtains of the votiny booth, pulling i the levers that tasl his ballot in races for lieutenant governor, one minor Dutchess county office, and positions in the local Hyde Park Forestry Chief Urges PuSpwood Harvest "PULI'WOOD, snivlogs nnil nllior fores! products lire urgently tiRcdml wnr nmlcritils. \Vi- af c ilrpcixlinK on tlic fnrni Hooilliind owners of tin; country for a very MiliMnnliuI t-liiirr of ilic pro- tluclloti llmt will bn rci|iiircd to hack up our men nl the fighting from?. . . . I wnnt lo \n-(;c «>ver)- fnrni woo<1.« owner wlin 1ms pulrnhle lini- licr lo do Iwo things: Flrsl, ml mill nmrkrl us tnticll wooil us lin cnli; nnil srrnml, follow good forestry prnelloi' in fulling il, an (lull n good Stand of young liinlicr will lie Irfl eroding for future crops. "Our leclinicnl foresters are availalile In ninny lornlilics to uilvise on gimd riming praclici- nnil to help fnrni woods owncru find iniirkcls for their timber." . Lyle F. WulU, Chief of It. S. Forest Service, U. S. Fural Scnice I'kuto Occupation of Treasury Island Easy Task for Yank Invaders ny REMBERT JAMES government. Mrs. Roosevelt, who identified herself as Anna F.. rather than Eleanor, was voter 20(i and her secretary. Miss Malvina Thompson, was number 'Ml. On the way to the polls from his .J.ncostral home overlooking the Hudson, the chief executive drove past the Poughkct-p sic elementary school in accordance with a custom of many yeais. The faculty. 175 screeching children, and a mon- doy greeted him there. The president looked over the host of pupils and remarked: "I should say the population of thi i itr.yii isn't r.'oin.g to die out. Gut a pretty nice school, haven't you?" The kids chorused "Ye.':." After 'till, the president of the Uniled States selected the architectural style of the building and the use of weathered field stones from old walls in the neighborhood for its construction. "Well, it's good to see this ".school." Mr. Roosevelt said. And pulling up a blue navy cape which protected him from the chill of an overcast fall day, he sped away lo the Town Hall just off the main street of the village. Oil and Gas LaFayette County, Arkansas. t. Prepared by "Mrs. Eunice Trip- I "lett, Lewisville, Arkansas. Royalty Deed: 1 25(ilh interest (2M; royalty acres). Dated Oct. 23, J043; filed Oct. 23, 1948. Gene Goff and wife to Gilbert S. Johnson, Jr.— '• of NE'/:, of Sec. !). Twp. 15 S., je. 24 West. Oil and Gas Lease: 10-year term. Dated AUK. 12, 1943: filed Oct. 22, l!)4:i. Carl Baker and wife to Kerlyn Oil Company—Commencing at a stake at point of intersection of West line of Woodruff St. by South Tine of 4th St. in Town of Bradley, and extending thence South along the West line of Woodruff St. 355 feet and 5 inches tu an iron stake on West line of Woodruff St., the of beginning, extending South Woodruff St. 83 feet and 4 inches to an iron stake at SE corner of Jno. W. Barker old place, thence Wesl along South line of Jno. W. Barker's old place 140 feet to an iron stake, thence North irallel In Wesl line of Woodruff SI. 03 feel and 4 inches to an iron stake, thence Easterly direction 140 feet to West line nf Woodruff St. lo an iron stake. Ihe point of beginning, lands located in NW'/i of <-jW'/i of See. 1H, Twp. HI S., Rge. Wesl. Royalty Contract: 1/filh interest! (10 royalty acres). Daled Jan. 1943; filed Oct. 22, 1943. W. C. DeWolf to .luhn B Jameson—Wli of NE of Sec. 2, Twp. 18 S.. Rge. 24 '"esl. (This instrument is to replace like instrument dated about April 1. 1941, which was lost or mislaid before being recorded.) Oil and Gas Lease: 5-year term. Dated July HI, 1943; filed Sept. 30, '943—The Ohio Fuel Supply Company to Kerlyn Oil-Company—NWVi of SE'Ai and SW'.:i of NE'A of Sec. 19; NW'/.i of SWA of Sec. 18; all in Twp. 19 S., Rgc. 24 West. Oil and Gas Lease: 10-year term. Dated Sept. II. 1943; filed Sepl. 30. J. R. Muiice and wife lo Ker- fyn Oil Company—SU of SE'A. EVJ of NE'/i of SK':i. NW'-i of SE'/i, less j 0 acres in NE corner of See. 13; >,;, of SE',.'i (.1 Sec. 11: S',;. of SE'/i of Sec. 2,'i: all in Twp. IU S., Rgc. 25 West; and NW',.i of SE'.-i. SW 1 /! K.1 NE'/i, NW'/i of NW'/i of Sec. 19: SWA of SWVi, and N'.- of SWA of Sec. IB, Twp. 19 S.. Rge. 24 West. Mineial Deed: 85-; of all my undivided interest. Dated Sept. 10, 1943; filed Sepl. 30. 1943—Francis fM Scott and wife tu Kerlyn Oil Company—All thai part of the NE'A of NWA of Sec. 13, Twp. 19 S., Rge. 25 Wesl, lying Easl of Ihe Cotton Belt Righl'of Way. containing 23.04 acres. .-Royally Deed: 1 128 Int. Daled lepl. 25/1943; filed Sepl. 30, 1943— j Mamie E. llarrel. and J. A. J Ian-el and wife to E. F. Friedell—NW'/i of SE'A of Sec. 35, Twp. 17 S., Rge. 24 West. Royally Deed: 1 T28th Int. Daled -.•pi 27," 1943; filed Sept. oO, 1943. F. Friedell tu H. F. Briley— NWVi of SK'/i of Sec. 35, Twp. 17 S., Rge. 24 West. Mineral Deed: S.'-Hhs Int. Daled Sept. 29, 1943; filed Sept. 30. 1943— "klar Oil Corp. In Sam Sklai—S'/i; Aboard U. S. Troops-Hip. North! ern Solomons, Ocl. 27 i Delayed i i I/I 1 ) — Alter hours of steaming i northward in darkness, this mot- ide ! ley but powerful convoy of troop I and supply carrying cralt and de- 'ytroyors reached the Treasury islands 11! dawn today. Allied troops streak asiiore in landing boats under the rover of the heaviest bombardment from U. S. warships since the invasion of Guadalcanal, Aug. 7, I!)t2. Japanese machine gun nests along the bench and mortar batteries were silenced by thundering i.'ialvos from three destroyers and U. S. gunboats. The Japanese yarrison. estimated to number between 2011 and lit)!), relrealcd into the jungle 1 and were largely destroyed during heavy fighting of the next 14 hours. Treasury is 30 statute miles from heavily garrisoned Hutigain- eupiod S!uirlland islands. 'General Douglas MacArthur's ) communique for Thursday announced th landing of Allied forces mi the treasury group alter "minor" opposition." i The Treasury landing occurred in daylight, only seven or eighl I miniiles flying lime from Japanese j airfields at Ballale. Kahili and • Kara in the southern Bougainville area but the explanation for mea- i ger Japanese air resistance was i simple Allied raids on recent I v.'i'cky had made the enemy fields i unserviceable and many Japanese planes had been destroyed. f went on the beach with the i Treasury invaders while our i heavy 'I'.mhardnient still was in Cruiser Savannah Slightly Damaged Washington, Nov. '/. (/Pi Hit by a German bomb off Salerno, the iighl cruiser Savannah was damaged and some 1 members of he crew were killed and wounded, the navy said today. The bomb landed atop a gun turret. Flames starter! by the explosion were brought under control in 20 minutes, while navy doctors were treating the wounded men. The ship carried on in support of the landing troops and continued to operale effectively, the navy reported. She was assigned a covering job with the cruiser Boise, the Philadelphia and other naval units. The navy said next of kin of all reported casualties aboard the Savannah had been notified. Tho cruiser was skippered by Captain Robert W. Cary. 53, Kansas City. Mo., who was uninjured. Cary lists bis official residents: as Bunceton. Mo. His wife, >1rs. June Christian Cary, now lives at Newport, R. I. DINOSAURS AND GASTROLITHS Many of the d,,.->. r.-.irs were unable to chow their food, and had lo swallow stones, so that their food mighl bo ground fine in their gi/- zard-liko stomachs, after the manner of chickens. Great numbers of these stones, called gastrolilhs by colleclni-s, have been found in Wyoming, near dinosaur fossils. Swank Spa Is Hospital for American Wounded Destroyers and gunboats began the shelling al .1:40 a.m., hurling hundreds of hiidi explosive shells, l.a'u-r. landing boats carrying villc, anchor of Japan's South Pa- | troops pumped 10.000 rounds of cific .holdings, and only 15 miles j machine gun slugs into enemy from the intervening Japanese-oc- § beach positions and into the jungle I on sharply rising hills. i .pj ]e | K)al on v.-hich I was riding shoved off from ils ship at 5:47 a. m. as the bombardment was reaching maximum. Il headed for Down at White Sulphur Springs, W Va.. where Jap diplomats relaxed after Pearl Harbor before then return to the Orient, the tamed Gicenbner hotel has become an Army hospital. This resort, with 11? lorests. mountains, lakes, sports lacilities and .funeral baths will oe the rebuilding ground lor American soldiers wounded in body ot mind Here a group ot patients and then guests sit in front ol Uie mam building. nc\v known as the Ashford General l-losoital. SE'.;, of Sec. 31; SW>.,. N-.- of SE 1 .,, of SKV., i,f Sec. 32: SW/.i of SW'.'i ! of Sec. 33. all in Twp. 19 S., Rge. | 24 Wesl: and N'-.. of SK!:, of Sec. i 34: N',i of SW'/j of Sec. 35: NE 1 .-.,) of SWV 4 . and SE'/.i of Sec. 3li, all in! Twp. 11) S.. R«e. 25 Wost. ' Royalty Deed: Dated Sept. :>8. I 1943;' filed Sept. 30, 1943. R. E. ; Meinert and wife to Atkinson, el i al.7—Certain royally interest under! the NE',.1 of Sec. 35, Twp. 17 S.. I Rge. 24 West. j Royalty Deed: 3 (i40ths Int. >'.',royalty acres I. Dated Sept. 27. 194,'i: filed Sepl. 2!), 1D43. Fannio- Lee to G. C. Hurst --N>- of SW':i of Sec. 35. Twp. 17 S., Rge..24 Wesl. beach three miles ahead nnd Stirling island and across ! ci'aniiel d M'-n island. Reach- | Ibf entraiu'i! to tlu^ channel it a mile away. The troops croiichwd on the deck of our bout. Machine! Gunners Kenneth Barnard, Fort Smith. Ark., and Richard Franklin. Stratford, Conn., held their fire until we were within 50 yards of Ihe hostile shore. Then they opened up." The slinging smell of gunpowder mingled with the fragrance of jungle flowers. Other boats were fir- l ing, loo, and the din grew greater I and smoke floated low over the trees ahead. Dozens of while cockatoos fluttered over jungle growth covering a hillside. Landing boat bottoms grated on the coral, 10 yards from shore. Barnard and Franklin lowered the ramp. Troops with fixed bayonets rushed out in shallow water and then plunged into the bush where I for the next minute or two there (Editors note: The following dispatch was relayed from New Delhi whore il was received after Iransrnission by runner, jeep and .plane.) By FRANK L. MARTIN With Advance Units of the Chinese Army in Northern Burma. Oct. 18 (Delayed i (/Pi— Part of a rejuvenated American - trained Chinese army is concentrating today in the mountains of Northern The lonely Naga trr.ils wind Burma to clash again with the i through misty valleys where the Japanese who forced them to re-| sky is hidden by foliage and up treat more than a year and a half i sleep, heart-breaking hills into thick, dark clouds of cold rain. ing camps. Many Americans attached to Lt. Gen. Joseph W. Slil- well's slaff had been in Ihe jungle for six months. They ran out to ineel me. asking for news of Ihe culside. I left the Ledoraod near a trail infested by millions of bloodsucking leeches and rriosquilos. along which I waded knee - deep in mud. As many as 25 leeches at a time | work through openings in clothing j or drop down one's neck to attack j all parts of the body and draw off I accustomed to the monkeys in the two centiliters (about 2-3 of an i tree-tops, to the screaming and camp at the entrance to Burma, which was under the command of Col. Jarnes Darby, Greenville, S. C., and travelled through beauliful mountain passes with friendly, Naga 'porters and a guide. The second day out. I became Increase in War Spending for October . ir 't ! Washington, ' Nov. 2 </P> October war spending exceded that in September by more than a million dollars a day, the treasury's end-of-lhe-month statement disclosed today. Expenditures for war activities last month aggrebated $6,898,000,'' 000, and increase of $37,000,000 over September and the fourth highest one, only May, June and August each a $7,000,000,000,000- plus month — say larger sums spent. Net receipts in October amounted to $2,030,000,000, of which $557,000,000 represented payroll deduction under the current payment tax act, a $117,000,00 decline from September. September net receipts of $5.447,000,000 reflected third quarter tax payments. Total governmental expenditures for the first four months of the current fiscal year aggregaged $291720,000,000, of which $27,605,000,000 went for war purposes. In the corresponding period a year ago total spending was $22,246,000,000, of which $20,247,000,000 was for the war. Net receipts for the four months of $12,206,000,000 compared with •$2,467,000,000 in the same peridd last year. ' c October war bond sales totaled $1,708,000,000 and redemptions $144 000,000 compared with sales of $935,000,000 and redemptions of $40,000,000 in the same month last year. \ ouncei o ago. With and other landing liireed to halt dead while our ships silenced {.'.HNS which still were :- ;<•>•! at us. After several minutes. shore. 1 fire diminished sv.'aim diaries "Chick" Hickory. N.C.. headed iilnn.i; with others into mid channel. pointing for the landing, still viats were in li.- water Japanese throwing Japanese and Cox- Martin, our boat was an occasional rifle crack. Then the landing boat, started back to sea for another load of men. The second trip was equally successful. While supplies were being unloaded on the beach Barnard glanced at a wooden post, on the boat, just in front of his machine gun station. Half buried in wood after penetrating a portion of the bulkhead were two Japanese machine gun slugs. Chinese troops camp- At the end of each ed in the jungle-blanketed valleys, j arc American-built rest and along with aged Naga head- | with an American supply hunter tribesmen, are American officers and men to advise the Chinese. I jomed the Chinese advance units by walking' five days from the end of the nearest road along nairow headhunters' trails. Along the trail were hundreds of skeletons of fugitives from Burma, safely from the advancing Japanese. The human bones line both sides of the doctor spend times times times leave every The f blood before dropping off. i whistling of eagle wings, to seeing ' the ?hiny skeletons, the constant I leech attacks, foot- long fishing I worms on the trail, large land i crabs, the thick, damp, suffocating I air smelling strong of decaying ve- ! gelation. i Every step must, be watched care- i fully because of the danger of '. cobras and tiny, deadly krite • snakes and elephants and tigers in !the underbrush. ! At nightfall, I arrived at an peak. To j American jungle rest camp and, chopping \ while washing my clothes and pick! ing off leeches, listened to the ex- day's march camps officer, and cook where the troops the night in clearings some- in the thickest jungle, some beside a stream or some- on a mountain the trail means foot of the way. More Arkonsans i Are Promoted \ Washington, Nov. 2— (>P)The War I Department announced today the ! temporary promotion of Clarence .' William Bale and Charles Dodsqn } Dishroom of Hot, Springs from t Captain to major. i Other temporary promotions are: I First lieutenant to Captain: David ; Clarent-e Neal. Huntington, and j Clarence Arnold Shumaker, Little | Rock. ! Second lieutenant to first lieu- [ tenant. Li'it 1 Ernest Erunspn, ' Judsonia, and Frank Marion Haris, j Russellvi.lle. j trail is too tough for motor vehicles and horses, and only an ] elephant is able lo furnish the | power for the heavy work of build- 1 perienccs of Ihe men. The nexl day al another camp 1,000 feet above the. clouds, I was greeted by Lt. E. R. Sisney, 1402 Spirit of PauB Bunyan Spurs Victory PuSpwood Drive r ~""" " —<-?-' ~ ~ - i WITH PAUL IJUNYAN (I.cn Coslh-y) ilii-cclin? thorn, thcso Intcriiatiniuil Fulls, Minn., Imsinoss loaders learn liiu use of llio. picnrtiiin durinj: lln- Koin-hirhiit); Couiily 1'nliiwooil Drive. l-L'fl to right ure IIuroM iNlorsc, 1'at V.'olfc, Ken .S|ii!fliii:in, fl'ayor Kr<ij;scii(; anil Cliurlir Kcloln. Thrsi; cut lugs will provide ilio inilpwodd itsi-il in ruaiiinfj; i-iniluiin-rs in whirli aniiiiiiiiiliiiii, I'ooil and uiolical Mipplios are parUcd aiid shipped to our urnird forces ovcrscaSi UlIC cofd of pulpwootl cut today juay wive a soldier's life tomorrow. Cut an exlru cord ISO\\'l 'Vr i* -sV -fr * *• l'ul[)wood llt'lps lo Pass liit^ Aiuuiuui- liuu. Cut an Kxlra Cord '1'liLs Mnnih! More Pu Landings for svery local boy in service SGT. DOROTHY DALE TAMPLIN, USMG Vi'onu'n's Ki-serve, checks Marine Corps iicld Iclephonu ei[iiipincnt packi-cl in trans, parent waterproof containers. These grease-proof and M'atcrtighl rellophuiiu wrappers are made of pulpwood—carry; millions of vital ordnance equipment tit all battle fronts. For more successful Leatherneck landings, cut your fchuru of pulpwood TODAY! Wl! 938 sheets of bluepi-ini paper (22x3-1) for field maps and -war-material designs. 13 weather-proof shipping containers of 30 Ih. capaeity to ship food, inedh'al supplies and ammunition. 137 hospital waddings for einergeney field operations. The life of your eon, brother or husband may depend on tiny one or all three items right now! Help bring him home sale by cutting an extra curd of pulpivood today! Washington By JACK STINNETT Washington — at the moment, the "contract terminations" program is in that state of flux whic^i all big government projects go through in their infancy — that is', they are pulled this way and that to see what agency, wjll gain con-' trol. With billions involved, that is understandable. It's no secret that the General Accounting Office would like to have the job of winding up Uncle Sam's affairs with producers of war materials. It's no secret either that the A:-my partic- uarly, but also the navy, maritime commission, lend-lease and several others would prefer they be given a free hand to terminate their contracts in their own way. There's no doubt Congress is going to have a hand in it, probably, according to observers on the hill, by the creation of a new agency, to settle the 50 billions or so of unfulfilled contracts that may be outstanding when this war ends. Right now a Senate subcommittee of the military affairs commit- Lee is holding hearings with legislation in mind. In the House, the ways and means committee has a contract renegotiations bu-commit- tee which already is talking of extending its activities to "contract terminations." It's possible that the administration has beaten both of them to the draw. It recently established the war contracts renegotiation policy board, headed by Joseph M, Dodge, chairman of the War De r partment price adjustment board, with representatives from the navy, maritime commission, War Shipping Administration, the Treasury, RFC and WPB. Although their duties were specifically sent forth as renegotiation of contracts lo eliminate excessive profits, it is being said that if they function effectively, the administration would like to hand over to them the vital program of terminations. The army already has and is coiv inuing to hold a beautiful dress •ehearsal for peace, time contract erminalions. They have terminat- 3d some 8,000 contracts worth about five billion dollars, and out of this, less than 500 cases have iad to drag through as much as six months of red tape before final settlement. JJKONKO NACl'RSKI, former Gopher, now will* Chicago Beurs pro- };ruhU-i-~, cul.s and luuil.s pulp-.vuud fur Miiuu-M)l« uiij Oiilyrio t'.iuupaiiy (luring truiuing. Ituiining iiilcri'orrucc ure his l»o J!i'.,!iUo, Jr., 5; tiucl Tuny, 3. Tlicj'\u cul uioro Utuu u cord for .VicJ this luoutlj, Have vou? _i_ - -:;—" KING STAYS HOME Under a proviso of the constitution of Norway, King Haakon can je dethroned if he is absent from :iis country for more than six months at a time. Duck St., Stillwater, Okla., who served me jungle fowl cooked southern style by an American Negro. Another day brought me close? to the front positions, spending the night in a bamboo-thatched shack where transients claim Mess Sergeant Frank Ma,rtin, Akron, O., turns out the best food this side of Calcutta. Taking care of the sick and distributing supplies to Naga porters Chinese troops and Americans were Lt. Robert Barker, Oakland, Calii., and Harry Allen, St. Louis, Mo., in a bamboo hospital was Harold Fox, ail COth St., Colu, bia Mo. Reaching the forward Chinese positions, I found the troops in high spirits. American officers and engineers were working with th.e Chinese helping them to learn American tactics in the field.

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