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-'*(•' HOPE STAR, HOPE, A ft K A N $ A Tuesday, NovemberJj,Jj!f43^ j,. df-s* f , Navies Now Strong Enough to Blast Invasion Coast ilysis of le News by K* . lackenzie > n c> •ditoriol Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph 1 or Cable.. . MacKENZIE Press war Analyst uehrer Hitler in his rat-in-the- ner, speech in the Munich beer r. yesterday challenged the Al__ t> to open a second-front in |EiiW>l5e, which likely was an an- et to Premier Stalin's promise st Saturday that the second-front far off." such invasion talk is in and in fact has all Europe d seem to be a good time to g with invasionitis, this seem to be a good time to lsvter a couple of questions that " received from newspaper edi- They naturally reflect reader er^st in this consuming subject. ne editor wants to know why, if !fiAlIIed air forces are able to do h, enormous damage to Hamand other German cities, ,e same bombers can't destroy Hitlerite defenses over hun- s of square miles on the ench coast and thus pave the for the landing of a great 4iv the immediate future with- t XUidue loss. ^that certainly is a legiti- query and it puts a finger on tactics upon which the Al- depend when they get, for the great adventure the English channel. The a§is that the Anglo-American air navies in Europe could do the job; Having .said this, however, it must be pointed out that up until recently neither the British nor the American fleets were strong enou'gh tor such an undertaking or to do round-the-clock, big-scale bombing of German cities, .for that matter. I'd hate to have to record here how pitifully small the combined Anglo-American fleet in England was a year ago. The admission of weakness can be made now that the crisis is passed. .There have been other delaying factors. It has been essential to destroy Hitler's war industries as the sure and quick way of crippling his army, which is his most powerful weapon. This has called for the employment of all the bombing strength the Allies could muster. Also, before staging a big-scale invasion of Western France, it was essential that trans-Atlantic communications be secure so that there be no stoppage in the flow of the mountainous supplies and reinforcements needed. This meant that the U-boat menace must be got in hand, and that finally appears to have been achieved. We now presumably have sufficiently large fleets of war planes so that the Allied high command can order bombardment of the French coast when the moment is right. The fall weather is perhaps against invasion, but otherwise the time seems ideal, with the Germans racing against disaster in Russia. Could the Western Allies have staged invasion before this? Moscow has felt that they could and they were unduly cautious, but that's a matter for the British and American commands to decide. One thing is certain: We dare not i*r FIRST; SJCNOFA oV* * USE 666 I* TABLE!*, 5ALVE. NOSE DROPS Shiniifg Example Market Report Something for post-war wear Is this aluminum foil evening dress modeled by Charlotte Block at metal congress in Chicago. 9T. LOUIS LIVESTOCK ©— National Stockyards, 111., Nov. 9 (IP)— (WFA) Hoss, 12.500; weights 180 Ibs up 20-25" lower: bulk 13.75; n few sales 13.80-85; top 13.85 for around two loads; lighter weights 35-65 lower; bulk 140-1(30 Ibs 12.0013.00; 120-HO Ibs 11.00-12.25 100120 Ibs 10.00 - 11.2:5; sows 35.50 lower; bulk good grades 12.75; n few up to 13.00; stags 13.25 down. Cattle, G.OOO calves, 2,000; opening strong on all classes and moderately active several loads good to choice steers 14.85-16.00; medium 11.65-12.50, including four loads about 800 Ibs replacement steers at 12.00: choice mixed yearlings 15.00: common and medium cows 8.50-10.50; sausage bulls strong to 25 higher: top 11.25 vealers unchanged: 'good and choice 15.25 medium and good 12.75 and 14.00; nominal range slaughter steers 10.00-16.50, slaughter heifers 8.0015.50; stocker and feeder steers 8.00-13.25. Sheep, 3,500; lambs opened steady to small killers; 14.00 paid for deck mostly choice wooled lambs; a few comparable clipped lambs 13.50. POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, Nov. 9 —(If) — Poultry i live; firm; 2 cars; 39 trucks; leghorn hens 21 12 other prices unchanged. Butter, firm; receipts 227,961; | market unchanged. Eggs, firm: recupts 7,065; market unchanged. positions may have changed in this undertake the landing of an army respect, however, since the tripar- beach-heads. Failure would be ca- such friendly cooperation among tastrophic. The French coast will have to be blasted to smithereens by bombers and naval guns before we can get ahead with this most titanic and dangerous operation of its kind in the history of the war. The other question submitted t£> this column asks why the Allies haven't invaded Yugoslavia before this. The answer involves several factors. For one thing the Russians haven't wanted an invasion of thjis territory, which they regard as their sphere of influence. The TEETH HELD FIRMLY BY Comfort Cushion' NOW WEAR YOUR NATES f VUr i HUD COMFORTAILY SNUG THIS WAY J. World's largest selling plate powder. Recommended by dentists for over 30 years. 3. Dr. Wernefs powder is economical; a very small amountlasts longer. 4. Made of whitest, costliest ingredient—so pure you eat it in ice cream. Dr. Wernet's plate powder is pleasant tasting. inQiay oocic if ftof 09J, 9 ...»B f ^\~~^\ **" t^h Hr. Wernet s Powder 'RECOMMENDED BY MORE DENTISTS THAN ANY OTHER! the big three. Still, as my questioner points out, this isn't the whole story. Another and very important reason is that before invading Yugoslavia the Allies had to have control of Southern Italy, with plenty of airfield from which to operate. And the fact is that the Anglo-American drive up the Italian peninsula hasn't gone as well as expected. The probabilities' are, too, that the Allied command would want to be prepared to strike at other points in the Balkans simultaneously. This would involve ousting the Germans from the Aegean islands. It might mean the granting of bases to the Allies by the Turks. There's considerable speculation whether the conference in Cario'between British Foreign Secretary Eden and Turkish Foreign Minister Menemencioglu may have been concerned with some such move by Turkey. s BO easy to wear your plates regu- L ->larly—all day—when held firmly in * nlace by this "comfort-cushion"— > dejatist's forrnula-I 5. Wernet's plate powder forms $MngVcpmfort-cushi6n" between "e'and gums—let's you enjoy solid ^ IK avoid embarrassment ol loose •l^platSL Helps prevent sore gums. ---- - ,_ 3 <*. & Notice , I have opened a Plumbing Shop at 122 South ^Sr'.Walnut Street and am equipped to handle anything jSSsiToiA the plumbing line. No job is too small or too large. • Fixtures, Pipe and Fittings • 24-Hour Service Homer Walters 122 S. Walnut St. Phone 772 Jap Position Becoming More Critical-Knox Washington,—Nov. 9 —(/P)— Secretary of the Navy Knox declared today that the present situation in the South and Southwest Pacific areas warrants the statement that "the Japanese are now in a more critical position than ever before in that area." The navy secretary added at a news conference that "it no longer is a uestipn of holding their outpost positions, but one of actual survival in the southwest area." He described as "nothing short of a disaster" to the Japanese the loss of use of six heavy cruisers in that area. "If they don't look out," Knox said, "they svill be short of those very vital heavy craft when they want to go to sea with their entire fleet." Reviewing actions in the South and Southwest Pacific areas in the last ten days, he declared there NEW YORK COTTON New Yoi-k, Nov. 9 (/P) — Cotton futures advanced about a $1 a bale today on modifications of early peace hopes following Prime Minster Churchill's address. Inflationary implications drawn from the agitation for higher wage levels vas a factor on the upturn. Late values were 70 to 85 cents bale higher: Dec 19.57. Mch 19.31. May 19.05. Dec open 19.63 — low 19.38 — close 19.62-63 up 22 Mch open 19.38 — low 19.36 —- close 19.36 up 22 May open 19.12 — low 18.85 — close 19.10 up 19 Jly open 18.93 — low 18.66 — close 18.91 up 21 Middling spot 20.28N, up 17. N-nominal. NEW YORK STOCKS New York, Nov. 9 (^P) Buying courage revived to some extent in today's stock market, after six successive declining sessions in which Monday's relapse was one of the sharpest of the year, and leading rails and industrial specialties enjoyed a good rally. Dealings, fast in the forenoon with large blocks of low-priced issues crowding the ticker tape, tapered in the third hour. Gains, at the best, ranged from fractions to points with scattered climbers up 4 or more. Peace quotations were trimmed in the majority of instances near the close. Transfers were around 1,500,000 shares against yesterday's 2,340,180. Bonds and commodities regained their composure. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, Nov. 9 W) — Prime Minister Churchill's nddress today tended to dampen the optimistic reports of an early peace In Europe, which hnd been a disturbing influence in the grain market, and enrlier losses were more than wiped but. Wheat and rye futures opened with fractional gains on reports of some flour buying, but scntterecl selling appeared and values dipped below yesterday's closing levels before short covering broke the decline. Rye led the enrlier dip and at times was at the lowest level in a month. All futures closed nt or near the day's highest levels, wheat finishing 3-8 to 1 1-8 higher than yesterday's close December $1.57 1-4, May $1.56 1-4 to 3-8, and rye ended the session unchanged to 3-4 Up, December .... $1.11 3-4—7-8. Oats closed 3-8 to 1 higher nnd barley 5-8 to 7-8 up. Cash wheat, none. Corn, sample grade yellow 95; No. 5 white 1.17: Oats, sample grade mixed 75;. No. 2 while'85 1-4; sample grade white 78. Barley, malting 1.30-1.46 nom. • * • NEW ORLEANS COTTON New Orleans, Nov. 9 (/P) — Cotton futures advanced here today on short profit taking, mill price fixing and Premier Churchill's declaration that.the end of the war was not immediately in sight. The market closed very steady, 80 cents to $1.35 a bale higher. Dec high 19.74 low 19.54 — close 19.74 up 26 Jan high 19.69 — low 19.68 — close 19.65B up 25 Mch high 19.52 — low 19.33 — close 19.48-50 up 21 May high 19.30 — low 19.09 — close 19.29 up 27 Jly high 19.10 — low 18.89 — close 19.06 up 21 Oct high 19.70 — low 18.46 — close 18.65B up 16. B-bid. Spot cotton closed steady, $1.30 a bale higher. Sales 1,355. Low middling 15.59; middling 19.49; good middling 19.94. Receipts 4,334; stock 197,178. FLOUR INSURANCE' Heliotrope - - Sweet Home--- Purasnow- — Red Star-- There may be times during the coming winter when it will be impossible to get all the flour you need when you want it. There is a good stock of these famous brands in wood barrels available now. See your grocer for prices and get a winter supply of your favorite brand, packed in a sturdy wood barrel that will make an ideal permanent flour container for your pantry. Now Available in |200-Lb,Wood Barrels Ritchie Grocer Co. Wholesale Distributors Hope, Arkansas have been "several important mil itary defeats for the Japs." He listed first the landing of ma^ rines on Bougainville where posi tions now are being consolidated in preparation for "cleaning out the Japanese on the island." He put in second place the night surface engagement in which American warships sank one Japanese cruiser and four destroyers and damaged two cruisers and two destroyers, with the loss of an American ship. Third, he said, was the surprise attack on Rabaul harbor by navy carrier planes and then by army bombers. Navy planes, he said, hit five of six enemy heavy cruisers with bombs and torpedoes and the sixth was torpedoed. Of two light cruisers, he said, one was torpedoed and bombed and the other was bombed. He added that of the 19 or 20 Japanese destroyers there, two were torpedoed. In addition, he said, American planes destroyed or shot down and five fighter planes and two torpedo bombers missing. Two other torpedo bombers were lost in crashes upon their return. Knox declared there is "absolutely no truth" in Japanese radio claims of heavy destruction of American warships in the South Pacific. It is just another "fishing expedition" in hopes of obtaining information, he said. Knox said that heavy assaults on Japanese shipping have forced the enemy to use small freighters and barges more and more. During the last ten days, he said, about 100 such craft, many of them carrying troops, have been bombed or strat'ed. On Choiseul island, he said 143 Japanese dead had been counted. In addition, he said, 180 tons of enemy supplies and equipmentjiad been destroyed there. American losses there were nine dead and 16 wounded. Allied Salient (Continued From Page One) Schweinfurt, Germany, by bombers based in England. Durazzo in Albania was attacked Sunday night, while last night a railroad bridge south of Grosseto in Italy was blasted by bombers. In the battle area, Allied planes pounded gun positions on the Eighth Army front and attacked enemy trains. Ordnance Established New Record An Army Ordnance maintenance battalion established a remarkable record for combat efficiency in keeping the fast-moving tanks and trucks of the Second Armored Division rolling northward from Licata to Palermo. Col Keith F. Adamson, commanding Southwestern Proving Ground said today that ,95 Ordnance officers and enlisted, men fought in the front lines at Gela and Bampobello for two days and helped the division to establish the American bridgehead in that area despite direct assault by German tanks, shelling by 88-rrim guns, and continuous bombing and strafing by the Luftwaffe. "When the division lunged northward on two parallel, routes,", he said, "highly trained Ordnance combat mechanics followed the American armor closely along narrow, twisting, rocky, mountainous roads. Bridges and .tunnels had been dynamited. Booby traps and demolition mines were numerous. Army Ordnance tanks and trucks were therefore subjected to the most brutal sort of punishment. "Despite these time-consuming obstacles," Col. Adamson declared, "the Ordnance battalion roared into Palermo only five days after the Division had bivouaced outside the city, with all vehicles in running condition except those completely destroyed by enemy shell fire or 'cannibalized' by Ordnance troops." Explaining the word "cannibalized," Col. Adamson said that at the start o'f the 39-day Sicilian campaign, the battalion had only a few extra medium tank engines and no extra transmissions. Ordnance troops therefore cannibalized — that is, completely stripped — three damaged General Sherman tanks of engines, transmissions, tracks, suspensions and all other equipment in order to keep other tanks going. As a result of this ingenuity, the battalion was able to do major repair work, involving removal each time under battle conditions, of 12 tank engines and six transmissions. This was in addition to the quick repair work done on all damaged half-tracks, trucks and cars of one of General Patton's hardest-punching divisions. ARMY MAN MISSING Camp Robinson, Nov, 9 — (/P) — Pvt. George Brookhart, 30, Baltimore, Md., is missing and believed by his superiors to have drowned near Oil Trough, the camp public relations office announced. Brookhart's absence was noticed after his company, attached to the 66th Division here, completed an engineering problem on the White River Sunday. Sforza Spikes Prospects for Assembly By WES GALLAGHER Italian Government Headquarters in Southern Italy, Nov. 0 (/P) — Prospects of assembling a patchwork cabinet representing the various Italian political factions faded today with Count Carlo Sforzn's refusal to join any government headed by King Vittorio Emanuele Sforza, pre-Fascist foreign minister who returned to Italy recently after a long sojourn in the United States, was said to have the support of the leaders of Italy's six anti-Fascist political parties. The sudden flurry ot activity that had sent both the king and Premier Pietro Badoglio scurrying to Naples in an effort to broaden the cabinet thus simmered down to a political truce based on Sforza's promise of "parallel" collaboration at least until Rome is retaken by the Allies. It was expected that the Badoglio government would make some official statement soon on its plans during the interim. Allied officials have been following a strictly hands off policy. One spokesman indicated that as long as Italian politics do not interfere with military operations and there is no undue delay in forming a representative government the Italians \votild be left alone. "It all boils down," he said, "to a question of whether it is best that a temporary broad-based cabinet be formed now. which undoubtedly would have lo be chafigcd when Rome is reached, or whether it would be better to wait until we get to the capital for n more solid government." While the king's position on the throne apparently is secure for the moment, not even the mosl op- limislic members of the government hold out much hope that he will be able to avoid abdicating in the Rome political Junta formed after the fall of Benito Mussolini is of the same mind as the Naples group which is one of ils offshoots. At least 75 edible kinds of seaweed grow in the waters around Hawaii. Outbreaks Follow Hitler's Address Stockholm, Nov. 0 — (/Pi — A Swedish newspaper, in contact with sources within Germany, said today that disturbances, including the shooting of n number of persons, occurred in several cities yesterday after Adolf Hitler's beer cellar speech. The llnnclels Sjoefarts TIclnlnKcn. of Goctcborg, named '.lit 1 cities UK Kssen, Cologne, Duosscldorf, Mannheim, Hannover and Hamburg. These cities arc in hoavily- bombod areas where morale suffered a serious blow and where hundreds of foreign workers still are employed in war industries. Outbreaks of sabotage and plundering in those areas also followed the speech, this dispatch said, but such reports should be viewed with considerable reserve. If disturbances did occur, they may have been only on a small scale, since Heinrich Hiinmler's Gestapo and Blackshirts still maintain a tight control. Such reports could be part of a propaganda scheme to create overconfidence in Allied nations. Missing In Action Cleveland — Jnoob J. Ripner, 57, War Department announced today two more Arlumsans are missing tin action In the European area. They are Second Lieutenant Joseph E. Carter, husband of Mrs. Charlotte T. Carter, route S, Texnrktmn: and Staff Sergeant Glllos K. Gentry, son of Henry C. Gen- Iry, route 2, Little Rock. -.. . ..«w^.-»-. • — Abaca, source of hemp, reaches harvest age about 18 months after plan tini?. The brass in 1,000 radio lubes would make u hundred Army Ordnance caliber .30 cartridges. NAME WITHOUT GAME Epicurus, famous Greek philosopher, gave his name to our word "epicurean." Although the word stands for luxurious tastes and good eating today. Epicurus was one of the most temperate of me/i, satisfying himself with a simple meal of barley cake and water, . CARS WANTED! WE NEED USED CARS TO A kl f\ REPLENISH t>UR STOCK For A Few Days We Wil Pay You Special High Prices for CLEAN USED CARS Bring your car to us as soon as you can! Take advantage of All cars are present neeaed! high prices to sell your car! UTO (0. I Your Ford Dealer Phone 277 Worn Hope What is WAR DOQ DUTIES If you've wondered in which branch of the service your enlisted war dog will serve, he'll be trained as a specialist lor sentry duty, attack operations, messenger service, silent scouts, casualty relief or as a pack ?nd sledge dog. Before the war with Germany broke out, 43 percent of the population, of Poland was under 20 years of age. C AN YOU close your eyes to the mounting figures in the casualty lists? Can you close your minds to the knowledge that fewer lives might be lost—if you would step into WAC uniform now and work to hasten the end of this war? The Army's call is urgent! More Wacs are needed at once for 155 types of Army jobs—such as dispatching planes, making maps, checking supplies, assisting in hospital laboratories. Every eligible woman is needed. You are needed—and without delay! Are you an American citizen—over 20 and under 50 years of age? Are you without dependents, without children under 14? Then join the WAC at once! Right now a new WAC company is THE ARMY HI THE answer? being formed—of women from your own State. Find out about joining thia special group. Go to your nearest U.S. Army Recruiting Station. Or mail the coupon below. Do it today! (If you are ineligible for the WAC because of age or family responsibilities, take over the job of an eligible woman and free her to join the WAC.) Apply at nearest U. S. ARMY RECRUITING STATION (Your local Post Office will give you the address of the station nearest you.) WACS... f NEEDS YOU! WOMEN'S ARMY CORPS GET THIS FREE BOOKLET-MAIL COUPON TODAY! THE ADJUTANT GENERAL 14-AK-18 U. S. ARMY RECRUITING AND INDUCTION SECTION MUNITIONS BUILDING, WASHINGTON, D C. Please send me a copy of the new illustrated booklet about' the Wac» .. . telling about the jobs they do, how they live, their training, pay, apd opportunities Cor service. i V c C Tuesday, November 9, 1943 HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Social and P ersona I Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone 768 Between 8 a. m. and 4 p. >ocial Calendar iicsdfiy, November 9th jj|lVtrK. Hub Jonc.s ;uid Mrs. Dick yhilo will he hostesses to members '.the Iris Garden club lit the home ; Mrs. Jones. 223 Wesl Sixth street, ; iiiU o'clock. 'Mrs. Oliver Adams will bo hostess members of the Tuesday Con- i-atil Bridge club, 2::i() o'clock. I Class parly for Eii/elnati class of the First Baptist Church, home of Irs. Hay Allen with Mrs. A. 1J. So'wdcn and Miss Gcraldine Collier, bo-hostesses, o p. in. /cdneselny, November 10th Members of the; John Cain chap- Jc.r. of the Daughters of the Amcr- gratn presented to the- entire; su- cioly at the church ye.slerday afternoon. Following the business .session, Mrs. C. W. McConnell presented the program on "The Pagan World." Assisting were Mrs. A. Brown, Mrs. Hugh Jones, Mrs. Eel Thrash, and Mrs. Queen. Mrs. F. L. Padgill gave the dovoliona! pro cueding the program. Plans were made by members to attend the district meeting to be held in ProseoU Friday. By FAITH BALDWIN , COPYft'lOHf, 1*AJ. MEA SERVICE, INC. Reception to Honor the Rev. and Mrs. M. W. Baguctt Honoring the Hev. and Mrs. Millard W. liafiMett, who are leaving November 15 for Commerce, Texan, to make their new home, members of the First Christian Church will entertain with a reception at the Kan 1,'evolulion will be hostesses at j church at 7::JO Thursday evening. *(i silver tea at the homo o[ Mrs. '' ll] members of the church and ICh.-i.rles A. llaynes, 3:30 lo (i tncir families are invited lo attend. Fn'ei'ock. Thin is an effort of the lehajiler lo secure funds for I hi; [ Methodist W. 3. C. S. Holds fbltmd bank fund. I Business Meeting | " ' '...,... I A business meeting of the \Vom:>a Garden club, home of Mrs. j < - n's Society of Christian Service . Newborn, Jr., with Mrs. j Allowed by the annual v, eek of W-v ft U, co-hostess. 'J:;!U! Player and scff denial-pro] Mi <ram j war, held at Ihe First Methodist Church Monday afternoon. .; of Paisley P.-T.A. will ; Mrs. O. A. Grave? opened the '.he school with James Till! STftllVl IVIu-ii ,!iin ']'ln>lll|l- NOIL iM'i'OUH'H Dm'lur Hull'* :IMH|M(- tlllf. IIP joliiH I'"' Hull linllMHinlil. lOinlly. II VlMlUiiKT iVurxc. N Kind «• M><> lirr fnllK'l* rt'IU>v<-tl <tf tvlfvlli cnllH. A":im'.v, ^polled null bored, Iff tlcllKl't 1 "! to lt:i\c n ynunir itinti nrouiitl. Mrs. (lull IN iifrnltl Vnn- ff'H iillcnlliiii \i-lll I)- illHlrnrlcd from iveiiiiliy 1'riiiiU i:<k:::r. IV* Kinlly.' Itoivrvrr, ulimit I''i-!t!ik Kil- m\r fnvllt'M d> ('"• S.'ilnrtlriy Night Unlive III I In 1 ' "O «lull. DREW WARNER. CIIAPTKR VIII H E was thinking, looking nt Kmily, worth a do-.cn of. Nancy, and doesn't knov/ it, wouldn't believe it, if you told her KO. Ho iU"ow a deep breath. lie .'-'aid, • "Sit down and heiivcn'.s sake yourself." Tlicre was a f,'o<»l deal she could tell Frank Kd.^ar, P!H> reflected. Since his father':; illne.;s Frank's practical mother had virtually taken hi."- place, in 1110 mill. That is to .say Carter, the superintendent, consulted hrr on everything important. And Frank had trc- menclou:; infUifnce. willi his mother. The mill worker:;' homes were I.:'.!!; to me, for tx'll me all about Sprnggius program with artjan selection!,'. The special .service theme, "Kingdom nir, space, nr. corners, Odors from iffiiiiit ' an 'Victory Through Com-! Within and \\ilhou'." was an-I nteresls," 3 o'clock. i nounccd by lhe leader, Mr:;. H. M. : "W"iiir3c!«iy. November 11th "I'iu- monthly dinner meeting for lyember:; of the Mnsiness and Pro- fwssior.;;! \\'omen's club will be held a"? the Barlow. 7 p. m. Mrs. Uoy ^enhenson will present the pro- lj<;ic)an World Discussed fty Baptist Society "Circle No. 1 of Women' Briant. Mr:,. Clyde Mrs. Lin'.iS Walker, M Broach, and Mrs. H, T. sisted on the program. A K"od attendance wa 1 lendriekson, , .'.'• '" hile as- reported. Coming end Going .-'Hiiry Qtnirch Society was in of the First Baptist charge.'of the pro- 1 ' PETROLEUM JF.UY THIS WAY VrcsH Miiroliiio lii-twnim tliumb it ml iiiwr. Sproiul lihnvly apurt. Lun(5 iibriM prove Morolm';fi high' quality. For minor cuts _ — uuUubruaious.Ou.triplesizc, lUc. NOW •fa Starts Wednesday !o \VAVIO Mary Frances llanmionsj left Monday night for New Orleans | where she will be stationed. j li,lmer McLain. Lima, Ohio at-1 turney. will arrive Wednesday from SI. Louis In ho liiu r ; uest of Mr. and! Mrs. Pal Casey, lie is cnroute to ! Fort Worth. GooiMe Newborn, III. has re-i Un nod to Mendrix College. C'unway, j after a week-end visit with rcla-i lives and friends. | Lt. and Mrs. Harry Scgnar of) Camp Coxcomb. Calif., are spend-] ing five day:; in the city with Lt. Sefinar's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sefinar. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Houion have returned from Little Hock where they made the acquaintance of their new j;rani't!aiif',hter, Frances Ann Iini:'ji.'i. infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles !tout.o:i. Jr. They were | accompanied by Mrs. Ludic Single-1 ton v.-ho remained for a visit withj her daughier. Mr:;. Rupert, Blake-1 ley. and Dr. Blakeley. . | i Sfil. Inmost Porter of Fort Leon-j anl u'nod. Mo., is visiliny relatives Inadequate lisht, plumbin:?, plus «.l; things that ciawled. bat! drain 1 ; .. . . She :;milod at Frank. He must have enough horror;; of. his own to live \vilh. Momori'j.s. Shock. Why should she burden him further? "Suppose you tell me," f;he suggested, "about what Europe was like . . ." His face clouded. ". . . \vhon you jiir.de your 'Grand Tout'' right a!->r :.- . :ool. Nancy left the room, with Jim beside her. He put his hand on her arm, in the hall. He said, "You did him good. You wouldj you know." "Why?" she asked, "I'm no enrthly use in a sick room. . . ." "Neither arc flowers." "I bet you tell that to aYl the R'trls," she said tritely. She was pleased as well as amused. It was not a new thing for her to^hear, nor was it a new look she ,had scon in his eyes. She had heard pleasant things, she had seen that look. ... It always interested and excited her. . . . There had been a lime when it had done more than that. She must not, she told herself, think about Drew Warner. I'll never get over it, she thought, going down the stairs with Jim beside her, never. But I must. The last trip with Aunt Martha. The trip on which Aunt Martha had met Christopher and had therefore loft Nancy more free than she'd over been. And Drew walking beside her on the golf course, his dark head shining in the sunlight, his lean sardonic face, expressionless. Drew, astride the beautiful russet mare, riding beside her along leaf-dappled paths. Drew, impeccably attired, leading her into a faultless tango while a South American band throbbed its heart out. Once Aunt Martha had roused herself from her own roseate dream to warn her niece, "You'd best be careful, Nancy, he hasn't a cent, he's been married and divorced, he's not young. . . ." Before the war. been womiorfui." The cloud p;i! ; s "I did have a fun," he at It lell of a lot of do * •;• IN V.'erit lliv; ;ior'a tray the ]tii.-;sell has been noti- !• .',n!i, D. C. KusKcll, Jr.. u!ic'i.i in Ir.ciia. told her that himself, hold- •ng her in his arms, kissing I-P k her with a sort of angry desperation. "I don't love you, do you hear me? I'm not capable of loving any woman, and I'm too old for you— I'm past 40. ... If it's any satis- faction to you I want you—even enough to marry you, you crazy kid, if I could. But I can't. I've enough to keep me, in comfort, enough with which to amuse myself—but not enough for the things you'd want, a settled marriage, a home, children. I don't want those. I tried a settled marriage once. It didn't work. I loathe staying in one place. I'm not much good, I tell you, Nancy. Maybe I'll enlist in the Navy one of these duys ... if they'll have me." With revulsion, she recalled her arms about his neck, her voice pledging, "I wouldn't tie you down, I wouldn't mind being poor." "That's what you think. I married a rich woman, Nancy, I thought I wanted that. I liked it for n time. Then I got fed up. She made a settlement on me, to get rid. of me. A settlement, you understand? I'm the kind of a man who takes settlements from women. Look, you're leaving tomorrow and I don't want to see you again, ever. I'll forget you. And you'll forget me. Or won't you? Have I hurt you enough to make you forget me . . .?" She stumbled, remembering and Jim caught her. For a moment he held her pliant body in his arms and was aware of his accelerated pulse. "Stupid of mo," she apologized. They went down, and into the drawing room, Nancy apologetic and explanatory. "Frank, I didn't mean to leave you so long . . . I'm sorry." "Skip it," he said cheerfully. "I've been perfectly happy." He grinned, "And I've actually succeeded in getting Emily to promise to come to the club with me Saturday night." . "You're a miracle man," said Nancy, "I've coaxed and coaxed. But no result." Emily's eyes looked across the room into the eyes so like her own. She asked, anxiously, "You don't mind, do you?" and Nancy's answer, "Don't be a goof," said as plainly as words, "why should I?" Belligerently Ellen struck the gong for supper. (To Be Continued) Labor Widens (Coiitmucil T'i-orn Fuse Onu.i Countless Marines Died in Fierce Battle for Allied Beachhead on Bougainville ® si n led th'.'ir deman ai'fl iia'.K/nl \vay. T sl:iU?smen. no! dr-ii The ii-ct-.-il incfc inc.'r.fl'.'ii »y at', cit ktsl May, hut Kta tor Fred M in an orderly ir leaders arc p.OL'.r.os." '.'- was rccorn- '.ui'r.cy board ion Direc- ilix Vin.-'.nn veiocd it. Vin- . lltiWi-Yl.T. Ot lllC SCC- propusal I'm- a sliding in city. e.sult in "adcli- iind is "unwork- eable of applica- Mr.-,. John lor, Patsy Diei;o, Calif. of their aii.i L. Fra/icr and daugh- and Carolyn, of San , were week-end guests , Mrs. Harry Fisk. Mrs. W. K. Hif?.hrill has returned "Vi'iii a week-end visit with Sgl. HUhfill at Camp 'Robinson. Hubert Klliot. U.S.N.K., is .'-pending a lew clays in the city with Mrs. Klliot. They plan lo visit Mrs. Klliot's brother, Fred French, in Hollas durini: hi;.; slay here. HftL I Starts Today THEY'RE AT IT AGAIN... in their NAME. _PHONE I 0 Staff Sgl. t'!ri:fd lo S a furious;!', and Mi:;. H !!o|j(;rt Hales lias re- piK,';- Field. Ga.. a ft or with His pai'iinls, Mr. 11. Bales. o:id board i scale of incrcai to 10 "cents. TlK. I such a nlaii 'A'uiik! i 1 irma!y iii'.Hiihlics' | able and hniirat I lion." i Pndcv iho .slidini.-, scale plan, aboul MfH),01)0 skilled shopmen, now tin;.; f 10:11 ',!(> to !)7 cents a hour, would be limited lo a 5-cont incroas'- 1 . Union spokesmen contend this-, would leave those employed '.oo far be!o\v the "going" rale for .similar jobs in other in- ClO Chiel Murray, announcing a .••Irc'isvoikciv' meeting on Nov. 30 lo (loleniihi'. Hie cMe-nl of the demands lo bo made, commented that "one may art-nine that other i!tiin:is \'.i!li lilt .'.ami; grievance will follow with demands for an By GOERGE JONES United Press Staff Correspondent In Ihc toughest battle of the entire Solomons campaign, countless marines died last Monday as they stumbled ashore to struggle for a beachhead on Bougainville island. The marines went on fighting even though outnumbered and three of, their landing boats wer.e four hours o£ fighting the •epeatcd for the third time their claim that two Allied aircraft carters, two heavy cruisers and two destroyers were sunk in the six-day engagement. This enemy claim was utterly unconfirmed by any Allied source. General MacArthur's communi- que made no mention either o) § shattered, and after i-,i;i«inu from •} j bitter hand-to-hand mion chiefs said (marines won. C'pl. I... Mart in lias arrived from Denver, Ci.lo.. fi,r u few clays visit willi his mother and other relatives I before ri'por'iin;; lo Sail Lake City. Mean Business lUDiitinued From Page One) •nechanism, based on the processes of true democracy, which can go ar toward accomplishment Of such in objective in the days and months of desperate emergency which will follow the overthrow of he Axis." The president said that responsi- jilily for alleviating the suffering and misery occasioned by the German and Japanese campaigns of plunder and destruction "must be iissumcd not by any individual nation, but by all the united and as- ocialcd nations acting together." "No one country," he added, 'could or should — attempt to bear the burden of meeting the vast relief needs—either in money or in supplies." Describing as immediate and urgent the work confronting Unrra, he said the organization will have to operate at first in areas of food shortages because many of the most fertile food regions of the world are either under Axis domination or "have been stripped by the practice of the dictatorships to make themselves self-sustaining on oilier people's lands." "Additional regions," he continued, "will be blackened us the German and Japanese forces in their retreat scorch the earth behind them." The cooperating nations, working in these food shortage areas until the resumption of peaceful occupations enables and liberated .peoples once more to assume the full burden of their own support, must assure a fair distribution 'of available supplies among all of the liberated peoples and ward off death by starvation or exposure, Mr. Roosevelt said. Using the British-American assistance to civilians in French Africa as an example, he added: "We have shown that while the war lasts, whenever we help the liberated peoples with essential supplies and services, we hasten the day of the defeat of the Axis powers. "When victory comes there can certainly be no secure peace until there is a return of law and order in the oppressed countries, until the peoples of these countries have been restored to a normal, healthy, elf - sustaining existence. This means that the more quickly arid ffectually we apply measures of elief and rehabilitation, the more quickly will our own boys over- eas be able to come home." In defeat or in victory, he said, he United Nations have "never deviated from adherence . to the jasic principles of freedom, toler- •uice. independence, and security." "Tomorrow," he concluded, "the Unrra' begins its first conference and makes the first bold steps toward the practicable, workable realization of freedom from want. The forces of the United Nations Special Delivery Anxious to meet the daddy he has never seen—one of General Montgomery's Eighth Army warriors— l5-mon1h-o!d British boy 'Rodney Twitchett shows how he could fit into a suitcase if they'd just ship him to his father. ickes Coil Continued for Harmony Air WACs to Participate Armistice Day Recruiters tor the Air WACs Will: participate in the American Legion's parade and Armistice Day program in Hope this Thursday, November 11. They will be: Lt. Albert J Nagler and Staff Sgt. Carter McCuan, of the Army; and Lt. Laura Smith and Corp, Sophia Stachina of the WACs. Lt, Nagler, Sgt. McCuan and Corp, Slachina are attached to Majors Field. Greenville. Texas; while Lt, Smith is in charge of the WAC recruiting station at Texarkana. Bauxite/ Clay in State Unlimited Little Rock, Nov. 9 (/P) The aluminum industry can find "untold millions" of tons of bauxite- bearing clay in Arkansas if it wishes to supplement domestic bauxite ore, State Geologist Joe W. Kimzcy says. "Anytime the aluminum industry wants to change from bauxite to bauxite-bearing clay, Arkansas' is capable of furnishing as much of that type ot material as any other state," he asserted; Tho geologist's comment was: prompted by a recent report by the National Academy of Sciences to the House Irrigation Committee that'll had approved seven', processes of making aluminum ore of domestic materials, including clay deposits on the Pacific Northwest and the Tennessee Valley. ground fighting on New Guinea or at Bougainville. ibor has borne in Hie stabili- f- f>'* A L&b< The liev. Mrs. J. \V. m! Mrs. \V. P. Graves, Ha:-pc-r. Mr. and Mrs. HTIV.C. LawK.Vi Richardson, j Ruby Kweat. Laei Pauline liiniMin a; e. inference of hos held in Hoi cr -4- 10. e Ro-.vc. and i aticnnerl a ; PenU'co.st.'il Springs No- j Airport Asset t« Communiques 'In Orvillc Taylor ha-; ;n-rivod in Kn.itlaiul accurdiiiK' In a ?J-.13.-.V.£ iiK3i- ,< t\r> s/.'r^'ajtrii^.^-'^; -j and m 9 • I • f\ Philip Dorn in _ Accident u n (I 1 u <1 e m nit) 1 Co m [i Greening insurance Agency Phona Hope. Ark. Ulan uiie-ieiitli a dud develop additional lest batch. 11' \\M--W lejeel lhe t-nliri it Woiketl oVCi'. "Oiii 1 i>a- mil monthly, and In than 11' inoniii:- in': I'.'.e lobtin^ of . plaee yourselves a fii'.lncr pilot." :i:'.'iieon. "Another ..it you. and you i:, \ i'1'.n 1 shelis hil- n!v art! oxpltxlinj. 1 ,. i ei.tl i^es receive hei, ;, ou'll see the our lesiinys to .••:• shells and fuses, if iiises and shells it 01' each batch r.ii! • I'snally less if i>i,e percent. If i. wo ask for an out of the same also test bad, we amount and have n li r.c? Doctors and nurses have enlisted for the duration to cure for our boys in We're prepared to PINCH-HIT while they're away . with simple home remedies, First Aid needs and a well- stocked prescription department. Call on us in any emergency. Ward & Son Phone 62 The Leading Druggist We've Got It lca us over $100.000 !nl been smaller i (he las! levised a system >yoe • to ,ui\ e them .k r.f the plant by I, >r a lour of the ii.- 1'cl'oro they start !..i'iiove ihis plan i-lier what i:oes on. •IT i.'a 1 . i ill.-, into the V.'.. 1 believe wo L'.el with this plan." n spoke on the future the u'ar. He stated •1 i.-. the best in the i He;.. ami would be in the town. It is lhe thousands of will never return to • y'.aled. Col. Adame Hope next month, *o ol absence prior Two companies of soldiers were .supposed lo storm the beachhead bnl actually only one-half of a headquarters company and one combat platoon reached the landing point at Torokina Cape. A concentrated bombardment was supposed to destroy the enemy positions, but only three out of 2! pillboxes were knocked out.and i big Japanese gun was left untouched. That gun wrecked three landing boats and drove several boals to other beaches. To make things worse enemy dive-bombers forced (ho transports lo sea and Allied reinforcements were held up for nearly two hours. On the beach, lhe living mingled wilh the dead, but' the survivors dashed into the brush to forge a t'efensc line. One squad finally succeeded in destroying the big Jap gun, then some 75 marines drove against an enemy force nearly three times Iheir size. The Japs were entrenched in pillboxes and prepared posilions but j the marines knew they could win. ' in the midst of lhe confusion of j buttle, they sent a message back to i the convoy which said "Old. Glory I waves on Torokina Cape. Silualion well in hand." Three hours later all the fighting was over. A communique from Gen. Douglas MacArthur's headquarters said today the big Japanese sea and air bas<j of Rabaul, New Guinea, was stormed Iwice on Friday in a day and night attack. Australian bombers carried out the second attack scoring hits on an enemy heavy cruiser and a cargo vessel. In other attacks on the same night, bombers sunk four coastal vessels off the Tanimbar islands off lhe Dutch New Guinea coast and attacked two small cargo ships. A lone reconnaissance plane bombed a destroyer tender in the Cape St. George area of New Ire- i'ifieen ' ' iinc ' :uu ' ll bomber unloosed explosives on an enemy light cruiser at Kavieng, 150 miles north of Ra- baul. Tokyo radio claimed lhe Japanese had destroyed 56 Allied warships and damaged 78 more in lhe battle of Bougainville island, last major Jap post in the Solomons. In lhe same broadcast the Japs 5,000 Miners Still Out in Two States . Fort Smith, Nov. 9 —(/P)— Con mining in the Arkansas-Oklahoma field, halted a week ago when 5, 000 United Mine Workers joinec the nationwide walkout, remainee at a standslill loday while open tors awaited a reply lo their re quest for increased coal prices. R. A. Young, president of lhe Arkansas-Oklahoma Coal Operators Associalion, said Fuel Administrator Ickcs had not answered the as- socialion's demand for a coal price boost. The demand was filed last week after the War Labor Board approved a $1.50 daily wage increase granted United Mine Workers by Ickcs. An operators spokesman said when the request was filed the mines would not be reopened until they were assured of increased prices to compensate for added production costs resulting from lhe wage hike. Chennciulfs Planes Bag Jap Destroyer march forward and the peoples of the United Nations march with them." The singing started at noon and 30 minutes laler came Mr. Roosevelt's 15-minute address pointing up the historic, precedent-making agreement holding forth to conquered peoples a promise of speedy rehabilitation as soon as their lands are freed. Today in Congress liy The Associated Press Senate — rountinc session Interstate commerce committee questions FCC Chairman Fly again on Wheeler-White radio bill Mililar subcommittee hears Attorney General Biddlc on war contract termination Judiciary subcommittee considers Byrd bill lo dismiss and prosecute federal officials accused of misusing government cars House—routine session Elections committee hears Harrison Spanglcr, Republican National chairman, on soldier vote legislation. 57 Enroll in Adult Night Classes night New York, Nov. 9 —(^(—Jointly acclaiming the Moscow pact, Secretary of Interior Ickes last night called for continued American-Soviet harmony while War Production Board Chairman Donald M. Nelson asserted that Russia's obligations to this country will be repaid in full. "The fate of civilization," said Ickes, "and the lives and well-being of future generations depend on the relations between the United States and the Soviet union. Nelson declared that Marshal Joseph Stalin told him during a recent conversation that "any obligation undertaken by this government (Russia) will be repaid in full, and not in token payments." The two officials spoke at a rally in Madison Square Garden celebrating tht 10th anniversary of resumption of diplomatic relations between the United States and Russia. Th6*y shared the rostrum with Andrei A. Gromyko, Soviet ambassador to the United States, Joseph E. Davies, former ambassador to Russia, and other speakers. Asserting that "it is of tlie'ut most importance for our"two"nations to understand each other," Ickes assailed "The Hearst press and the Patterson - McCormick newspaper Axis" which, he charged, are "deliberately fostering ill-will toward Russia." By expert packaging,- Army Ordnance has reduced overseas shipping space 66 percent for 37- mm guns; 17 percent for carbines; 21 percent for 105-mm howitzers; 20 percent for Garand rifles; and 30 percent for Thompson submachine guns. Nazis Raid London for Seventh Night London, Nov 9 —(IP)— Three Ger- * man planes were destroyed last • night as raiders gave London its seventh straight night alert while ^ rescuers were still digging for victims of Sunday's dance hall bombing in which a large number of persons were killed. A school building was hit in* the London outskirts, with a few .'perv sons reported injured. Bombs scattered over the south of England caused a number of casualties.! Meanwhile, the Air Ministry an r , nounced that new reconnaissance:: photographs of the heavily-bombed Ruhr industrial city of Kassel showed that the city had ceased to exist as part of the Nazi war industry "for some time at least," 50 factories having been destroyed or badly damaged. "QUARTERM (STRESSES" . -In•'peacetime one out of every seven civilian jobholders in the U. S. Quartermaster Corps is a woman. In June, 1943, the ladle's had taken over to a one to three ratio. COLDS To Help Prevent I from developing Put a few cVops of Vicks Va-tro-nol up each nostril at the very first sniffle., sneeze or sign, of nasal irritation. Its quick action aids " Nature's defenses againstcolds.Follow, directions in folder. of the best ways to WHOOP 01000 Chungking, Nov. 9 —W- 1 )— Maj. Gen. Claire L. Chcnnaull's Sky Dragons, supporting Chinese troops on the Burma front, sank a Japanese destroyer and four other vessels in the former treaty port of Amoy on Sunday and blasted the Japanese airdrome at Kiung- shan on Hainan island yesterday to destroy four parked planes and damage many others, U.S. com- muniques announced today. The raid on Kiungshan airdrome evidently caught the Japanese napping, as no opposition was reported. Direct hits were scored on two hangars and bombs were dropped on an enemy freighter spotted by the mitchclls on their homeward flight. Amoy is on a Chinese island of the same name nearly opposite the center of Formosa. The raids were carried out without loss. TONS OF MAPS NEEDED Map tonnage is something to be reconed with during the progress of a battlo. The first assault in North Africa called for 110 tons of maps, whereas 400 tons more were added as Ihc campaign progressed. 57 enrolled in the Adult School last night at the high school office. Classes start tonight at 7 p. m. and will continue for a period of 12 sveeks on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7 to 10 p. m. Enrollment is still open, announced W. V. Fitts. coordinator. To Get More Strength for You Who Lack Blood-Iron! You girls and women who suffer from simple anemia or who lose so much during monthly periods that you feel tired, weak, "dragged out"due to low blood-iron— Start at once - try Lydia E. Pinkham's Compound TABLETS (with added iron). Pinkham's Tablets is one of the greatest blood iron tonics you can buy to help build up red blood to give more strength and energy and to promote a more ro* bust bloodstream-in such cases. Taken as directed—Pinkoam's; Tablets is one of the very J?est and: quickest home ways to get precious iron into the blood. Just try Pinkham's Tablets for at least 30 days.Then see if you, too, don't remarkably benefit. Follow label directions. Well worth trying! flub •.•uKi-. aii son v. ill lakin.u a it; !iis ro (Jin;sts VVrha !«.•:; Nichols William.-. Uaniels vvas ijiliuciucod us a member ol the club, and was comed i were Walter -eii and Bill and Ed Mc- rkanu. Mil-lord new wel- club bv died Hall. Plate Lunch 45c Choice of Three Meats; Potatoes and Two Vegetables; Corn Sticks and Rolls; Dessert and Drink. CHECKERED CAFE It's 5,a'f!e to Be Hungry FINEST DEPARTMENT STORE -t ,e r J S

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