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fi i' K IT *• »•** *'„ L s ^-> I "T. L ' HOPt STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS fhyriday, November JM, W * ^*t Tfe^^ 1 "* *( falsified , mlftmltim $2.70 art for continuous insertions only MORE YOU TELL THE QUICKER YOU SELL." Nofic* for Rtnt FOUR ROOM FURNISHED apartment Private bath, electric refrigerator. Automatic heater. Newly decorated. 905 S. Elm. Phone 576. 8-6tc FIVE ROOM FURNISHED HOUSE. No pets. Telephone Elsie Weisenberger, Library, City Hall. 9-3tp HOUSE, ONE AND ONE - HALF mile on Rocky Mound Road, Good water and electricity. J.V. Moore. 9-3tch OHDER YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFT 'Magazines now to avoid the rush i and delay. New or renewal subscriptions on any magazine published. See Chas. Reynerson at City Hall. 12-lmc TWO-ROOM HOUSE NEAR HIGH school. No utilities except city water. Cecil Weaver, phone 568-J. ll-3tc SALEt ONE ELECTRIC ^isfcwing machine, several non- electrics, two hand vacuum , cleaners. Sewing ma chines f* bought, sold, rented, repaired. Barnes Allen, 621 Fulton St., ' Hope, Ark., phone 322-J 2-lmp FRIENDS, IF YOUR OLD MAT tress needs making over we can make it just like new. All work guaranteed. Cobb's Mattress Shop. 712 West 4th street. Phone 445-J. Erman O. Bright. 10-6tp FURNISHED APARTMENT. TWO rooms and kitchenette. Utilities paid. Phone 10 or 688. ll-3tp ROOM FURNISHED APART- ment. All new furniture. Bath, garage. Utilities paid. Prefer couple. 712 East Division. ll-3tc Personal HAVE YOUR OLD M A T T RE S S < made new. Prices ! reasonable. Used furniture bought or accepted as payment .on your mattress. ' Phone 152. Hope Mattress Co. , 10-lmp PERMANENT WAVE, 59c! DO your own Permanent with Charm- Kurl Kit. Complete equipment, including 40 curlers and shampoo. Easy to do. absolutely harmless. Praised by thousands including Fay McKenzie, glamorous movie star. Money refunded if not satisfied. Morgan & Lindsey. tf. RAILROAD TICKET FROM HOPE to Tacoma Washington for sale, _$44. See Hope Star. , ll-3tp ANYONE 'EMPLOYED AT THE Lone Star 2nd Shift and wishing a ride each day, call 598-W. ll-3tpd For Sole Bs 11 , Kff I?' SEE US BEFORE YOU BUY. ' ] sell or trade furniture. The best place in town to buy furniture. ,- Ideal Furniture Store. 27-lmpd. 150 MULES, MARES, SADDLE L'horses, jacks, stallions and Shet- *,iland ponies. All stock guaranteed **Free truck delivery. At same I location for 30 years. Windle •'Bros. 516 West Broad., Texark , 'ana, Texas. 23-t Lost or Strayed. COMING TWO YEAR OLD HALF breed White-face Bull. If information please call J. V. Moore, .Phone 767. 9-3tch Wanted ARKANSAS GAZETTE CARRIER Boys. Apply Jack's News Stand. ll-3tp SADDLE STALLION. MARE AND 3 month old mare colt, and mare tpred August 2. Registered Jersey S 1with Heifer calf. Weaning pigs -^Double vaccinated. • My home - ,The Pines, for sale or trade. W £ M. Ramsey. 9-6tp MY FARM ON SPRINGHILL vroad. One mile from city limits. J,4 room house electricity, phone, < automatic pump, hay barn with {"sealed'grain bin, chicken house, '• smokehouse,'pumphpuse, All new. <,Main fences new. 15 acres. 100 ^assorted fruit- trees and' grapes. sMineral rights. Contact Dr. Zimmerly. H-6tp Wonted to Buy 'MEN AND BOYS' CLOTHES, MEN J- and, boys' shirts. Ladies' and Jchildrens' coats. Men, women d childrens' low heel shoes, . Patterson Store, Hope, Ark. 19-lmc SECOND HAND OVERSTUFFED living room suite. Odd chairs. 'Call 29-W-12. ll-3tc Lost KEYS IN LEATHER Z IT 1 P E R case 'with name Kern-Limerick, at postoffice Sunday. Grit Stuart, Hope. 10-3tc Reol Estote for Sole 266 .ACRES ON HIGHWAY 55, 1 ' m}les from Okay, a mile from Saratoga. Electricity. Five ten- nant /houses, one six-room dwelling. Large and small barn. Forty acres in alfalfa. On school bus r'oute, 196 acres'in cultivation. Clear of debt. Apply J. M. Wil- Washington By JACK STINNETT Washington Looking ahead: A court fight that is bound to cause a big stir will come when Robert M. Lovett, William Dodd and Goodwin Watson sue for their government salaries. The jobs of Lovett, Secretary, of the Virgin Islands, and Dodd and Watson in the Federal Communications Commission, were abolished by Congress. However, Secretary of Interior Ickes, who is Lovett's boss, and the FCC are going to make a scrap of it. Ickes merely shifted Lovett over from secretary to assistant to the governor of the Virgin Islands. If his check isn't forthcoming, he'll sue on the grounds that Congress has no constitutional right to take the action it.did. Out of it may come a decision 'which will determine whether bureaus, departments and agencies have the right to employ any one they wish —and whether Congress, aside from its senatorial approval'of presidential appointments, has anything to say about it at all. In the gossip corners here they are saying that there is a congressional ground swell to get rid of Secretary of the Treasury Morgen- thau and give the job to Economic Stabilizer Fred M. Vinson. Until it gets, into the open don't pay too much attention to it. At one time or nother, almost every member '.of IB President's cabinet has been 'fired" by rumor. Morgenthau ever has been popular "on the lill," but the same could be said f several others, who are still around or have been given bigger obs. The latest rumor probably grew iut of the kicking around the House* Ways and Means Committee has given the treasury's tax bill pro- >osals, but it shouldn't be forgot- en that Vinson has openly backed hose proposals to the hilt. Military circles here are positive that there soon will be another Aerial Duel Is Looked for in N.WJrishGame Chicago. Nov. 11 —(/P)—That fellow on the spot is Otto Graham. 190 pound left halfback of the Northwestern Wildcats, who is nearing the close of a brilliant three year career as one of the greatest passers in Western Con ference history. Otto and his mats tangle with the Nation's no. 1 touchdown machine, Notre Dame, next Saturday at Evanston. He's on the spot be cause the clash, 23rd in a series dating back to 1889, is being billcc as a passing duel between him anc Johnny Lujack. the freshman sen sation who stepped into Angelo Berteilli's shoes and found a perfect fit. Comparatively speaking. Graham's will be pretty much a solo effort, %vhile the Notre Dame youngster will have a heap of help. Frank Leahy's 18-year-old quarterback find will have a supporting cast which has rolled up .a gain of 3,284 yards in its seven consecutive triumphs, topping the nation with an average of 479.1 yards per contest. In their march toward the National Championship the Irish have piled up 287 points to their opponents' 31. Only Bill Daley of Michigan has scored on the ground against the first string Notre Dame line. He did it once. With the return of the ailing Julie Rykovich at halfback and last Saturday's unveiling of another frosh star, Bob Kelly, the Irish coast along with the greatest collection of ball carriers in the country. Of course, there'll be 10 other fellows helping Graham. The Wildcats fondly hope to upset the Irish and, keyed to a high pitch, they can be counted upon to give their best in an attempt. It is extremely doubtful, however, that their best will be gooc enough. Graham is considered Northwestern's only offensive threat following the transfer of navy trainees Herman Frickey and Don Buffmire. Flat Top Hellcats Get Set to Takeoff for Tarawa S Navy Phofo From NF.A) Topside on a U. S. flat top, four Hellcat fighters are towPd into position for n takeoff just before the Navy task force raid on Jap-held Taruwa in the Gilbert Islands. No Laundry Troubles Here born, Okay, Ark. 3-2wks.pd Wonted to Rent FIVE OR SIX-ROQM HOUSE Prefer Ward I or 2. ( Employed in 'city. Reasonably permanent. N small children. Reference. Call Hope Star. 2-tfdh the wage and farm products price ceilings. The pressure is getting too strong. However, the hold-thc- linc forces, headed by "Little President" Jimmy Byrnes, Vinson and even the president himself, arc expected to fight so hard that the •'cracks" will be only small ones. Word is being handed out here to business men that even if the most optimistic predictions of our military experts about the end of the war should come true, they may expect at least two more boom" years of war production. Latest bolster for the opinion is the navy's decision to build three super-super aircraft carriefs. Washington — Easily the most amazing war bond drive ever conducted in this country was the "Buy A Bomber" campaign sponsored by the Treasury Department and the Prison Industries Branch of WPB. The final figures have just come across the desk of Maury Maverick, director of WPB's Prison Industries. Approximately 120,000 inmates of prisons in 46 states and the District of Columbia bought $983,000 worth of war bonds, 353 per cent of their quota, and more than enough to buy three bombers. This doesn't represent anything like the total volume of war bonds bought by prisoners. It is merely the amount purchased in the three weeks' "Buy A Bomber" drive. Only two states (Idaho and Georgia) failed to report. Onlj Slid Luckman Better Than Ever As Pro Bobcats Seeking Revenge Over Magnolia Eleven Hope's Improved Bobcats will make their finnl appearance on the local field Friday night when they neet the Magnolia Panthers In a ion-conference game. The kickoff s set for 8 o'clock. It will be the second meeting of the two teams. In the first game Magnolia passed to a 13-0 victory. Fumbles probably cost the Cats the game as the Hope team gained 20H yards from scrimmage to Magnolias' 100, and made to 13 first downs to the Panthers' 5. This time the Bocats f .will have the advantage of playing on theii home field and are out to get re vengc. The game has been designated as homecoming and elaborate festivities, including the crowning of a queen, are planned. Miss Freda Fuller has been elected queen and will be attended by two maids from each of the four upper classes. The High School Band will preform, as in past games, iit the halftime period. ' More than 40,000 women ore pati| of the civilian force manning tri Army's storage depots. Sports Mirror Just before the big battle of the Volturno, American soldiers north of Naples rested up and washed the dust of war out of their uniforms Here a group of G. I.'s do their laundry at a fountain at the Italian queen's palace, hanging their wash on marble statues. SPORTS ROUNDUP •By Hugh S. FnUertra, Jr, New York, Nov. 11 WV- Just vhen everything seemed peaceful, ic furore about the major league jasball has broken loose again . . . Pred (Newark News) Bcndel ame up with a story from a source ™ at t er -- getUng as fal . as as the mat UIL ^_____'_ „,„_,,.„„ F , a __ inducting four-star general to take his place t For Sole or Trade 1941 PLYMOUTH^TUDOR. PR!- vately owned, New tires. In good condition. Phone 27-W-4. 10-3tp Salerno 'was renowned .throughout Europe for its med.jcal college and health center from the 10th to the 19th century. alongside Chief of Staff General Marshall and Generals MacArthur and Eisenhower. The appointment may tie up with rumored proposed shift of General Marshall to some position such as United Nations chief of staff. Some bets are that it will be Lt. Gen. Brehon Somervell, now commander of the army service forces. Economy-minded Congressmen will get a pleasant shock when Leo Crowley presents his bud for next year. They'll find that he slashed deeply into the payrolls of OWE, Lend-Lease, RFC and the other agencies which FEA recently absorbed. Considerable firing ready has been done. Observers are now positive that J some cracks soon will be made in eight others failed to exceed their quotas. The Jackson State Prison in Michigan alone purchased $130 471.55 in war bonds and stamps, al though the quota for the entire state was only ?22,986. The average prison worke makes only 25 cents a day and in most instances the few little luxu ries he is privileged to purchas have to come out of that. At the beginning of the drive prisoners were asked to subm names for the bomber they wer to buy. When the total was in, three names had to be selected. The three names selected were: ArJniW 1. "Spirit of St. Germain," sub- j Anfccies mitted by the State Prison Col- I ony, Norfolk, Mass. ! 2. "Striped Lady," Associated Press Sports Columnist Rose Bowl) .is that the National League doesn't want to disappoint the fans but ; finds it hard to say no to the army air force . . . Rip Sevvell was turned down by the By BOB MEYER United Press Staff Correspondent Chicago, Nov. 11 UP—For a plavcr who was ready to quit pro football in disgust two years ago, Sid Luckman, the apple - strudcl eater from Brooklyn, is doing all right today. Luckman, the roly-poly quarterback of the Chicago Bears, is walking away with national pro league passing honors, even to the extent of outdistancing Washington's Sammy Baugh by 417 yards. When the Bears defeated Green Bay, 21-7. in rain and mud last Sunday, it was Luckman who keyed the boar attack by completing eight of 16 pass attempts for i 186 yards and two touchdowns, I handling tho soggy pigskin as if it | were a baton. His performance against the Packers brought his year's total to 1 70 completions in 126 attempts for I 1,375 yards. Luckman has thrown 16 touchdown passes to Baugh's I and averaged .555 to "Slingin 1 Sammy's" .540 per cent. After the Bear-Green Bay game, the Packers agreed to a man that Luckman was the "most outstanding quarterback in the business." The Luckman-Baugh rivalry will get a test Nov. 21 when the Bears play at Washington. Strictly from Brooklyp, Luckman attracted national attention while playing for Erasmus Hall high schooU He declined offers from many colleges to attend Columbia | because he wanted to play under 'Lou Little. His judgement was up- hid when he later gained all-America honors. Luckman's biggest worry is his waist-line. It is drastically affected by Applo-Strudel, his fatal temp- Itation. Bear officials, realizing I Luckman is not worth much in the lineup if his weight exceeds By The Associated Press Today A Year Ago: Alsnb wins Victory Handicap at Belmont's special charity meeting, boosting earnings to $345,165. Three Years Ago: Roger Peckin- pauqh signed to manage Clcvchmd Indians at $12,000. Five Years Ago Alan Sothoron dismissed as Milwaukee managci and replaced by Mickey Heath. 0 o ve can't quest on say in 944 model baseball will have a ynthetic rubber core instead of ba- ata, which is a kind of rubber, anyway, but not a very popular dnd last summer . . . But National League Prexy Ford Frick says hasn't heard any discussion of the subject and it hasn't been listed as a topic at the major league meetings in December One sure thing is that minor leaguers, would like to have a livelier ball next season. They've missed those big batting and home run records that were very useful when it came to selling players. 205 Jamp Blanding, center. His military career, it seems, followed the same path as his famous blooper pitch . . . Jackie Rockne, 17-year-old son of the famous Notre Dame coach, is a star southpaw passer at Champion Academy, Prairie Du Chien, Wis., but he's only a 140-pounder . . . The British broedcasting will give the boys overseas a new kind of reveille on Nov. 20 by broadcasting the Beau Jack-Bob Montgomery fight at 8:55 a. m., Central War time. Quote, Unquote Frank Leahy, the tearful tutor of Notre Dame: Every team that installs the T formation will do a lot of fumbling in the first season. We did our fumbling last year." One-Minute Sports Page Latest dope on the proposed shift Self Service When Coach pounds, have threatened to fine him if he so much'as-walks past a bak- Gl'V ' f- ' • <Early in'the 1941 season, Luckman's passing wen! haywire. He wanted to quit football but was persuaded to change his mind. His passes started clicking and he finished that year with a passing efficiency of 57.1 per cent. While Luckman paced all passers this week, Tony Candeo of Green Bay leads ball carriers with 386 yards gained and a 5.4 average per'try. Harry Clark of the Bears was close behind with 384 yards and a 4\5 average. . Hutson paced pass receivers with 197 yards gained and maintained his scoring lead of .55 points despite his mark of only' one point last Sunday. Harold Clark of (the Coliseum, not the Holy Trinity High school at Trinidad, Colo., quit to join the army air force, it looked as if football was out for the duration . . . But 17 kids begged to play and the superintendent said okay .... The boys ran their own practices, arranged their own three-game schedule and won two out of three. I .... After losing 32-0 to the strong Florence team, they whipped then two traditional rivals, Holy Cross Abbey of Canon City and St Mary's of Walsenberg by bit scores . . . Wonder how the coach will rate when he comes back? selected by al " i the prisoners at Concord, N. H. ! 3. "Fighting Felon," picked by CARS WANTED! W6NIIPU5IPCAR5TO REPLENISH OUR STOCK For A Few Days We Will Pay You Special High Prices for CLEAN USED CARS Bring your car to us as soon as you can! Take advantage of present high prices to sell your car! All cars:QjEe needed! HOPE AUTO (0. Yt«r FwJL {teeter thsne ?77 the inmates of the famous state penitentiary at San Queintin, on :ian Francisco bay. If these names cause a smile, wipe it off. They were picked by three men who know their prison.-; nd prisoners and the three names re full of significance. When that ignificance is understood, it is doubtful if any bomber crews fly- ng today will be prouder of the names their ships sail under. The No 1 bomber was named for Arthur St. Germain, a prisoner at Norfolk who, with 40 others, volunteered to undergo a dangerous ' ?lasma test conducted by U. S. i lavy physicians. It cost St. Germain his life, but as a result, the lives of thousands of soldiers and sailors are being saved today. "Striped Lady" is a prison jargon title, picked in recognition of the splendid contribution to the war effort being made by the inmates of women's prisons. "Fighting Felon" symbolizes the wish of most prisoners that they might personally strike at the enemies of democracy. Thus has Maverick written into his record another chapter of one of the most fascinating stories of the war effort— the voluntary contribution being made by the _ men and womep ordinarily considered L social outcasts. The Luftwaffe Still Comes to London ill as mown by Uus picture' of' suburbanites .Qigging themselves after the fourth in fovi?-•'• u <- Service Dept . Lt. Col. "Jcenks" Gillem, former Scwanec and Birmingham-Southern grid coach, is in charge of special services of the Third Air Force in Florida .... Capt. Arthur Nchf. son of the old-time Giants' pitcher recently was appointed a marine flight leader and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his exploits over Guadalcanal after doctors had said he never would fly again because 'of an eye injury . . . Mounting Moans Coach Bob Higgins of Penn State puts in a claim for the season's . hard-luck prize on this basis: H> \ Eight V-12 players declared ineligi- ' tale before the season started; (2) A good marine tackle was shipped out just for poking a fellow marine; (3) 17 more marines sent to boot camp in mid season; (4) His veteran fullback joined the ail- force and left the same day; (51 His best freshman back was lost because of injuries after two minutes of play, two good frosh prospects flunked out and three regu- i lars were declared ineligible on the eve of the Cornell game and (6) To cap the climax, a promising frosh tackle borrowed a bicycle without brakes and ran smack into a delivery truck, ripping his leg open. INSPIRATION FOR IVANHOE Rebecca Gratz, of Philadelphia was the inspiration for Rebecca in Sir Walter Scott's "Ivanhoe. 1 She had been described to Scott by Wasbin2ton Irving. SARONG- STRONG GRAPETTE? PKIZE Washington, Nov. 11 (/P)—First Lt. William H. McDonald, son of Henry G. McDonald of Smackover, Ark., was listed by the War Department today as missing in action in the European area. The Azores canic origin. BACK GUARANTEED ! This offer made because testa prove Country \ Hub finer and whiter than costl Kroger's Country Club Flour is triple- milled from top-crop wheat—it's fully enriched—none finer at any price. 20-oz. Loaf V** *** »1*« TMM Will •o« * Soliflcr't ut*. win YM CM Hope Star fH<£ WfeAtHfeft Arkansas: Continued fair; slightly warmer in southeast and extreme south portions this afternoon; slightly cooler tonight; little temperature change Saturday, 45TH YEAR: VOL. 45—NO. 26 Sto* of Hop*, U9»; Press, 1M7. Consolidated January I •- 1*29. HOPE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, MOVEMBIR 12, 1943 (AP)—Means Associated frft** (NEA)—Mions Newspaper Enterprise Ass'fi fRICE Sc COPY' i| New Pacific Attacks Near Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by NEA Columnist PETER EDSON Tire Report Reveals Problems Just where the United States stands today on its critica rubber supply, with estimates of production and demand for the remainder of the year and for 19,44, is revealed in Progress Report No. 4, covering the third quarter of 1943, now released 0 by the new rubber director, Col. Bradley Dewey. ~~ " gives Last Rail Going North, South in Ukraine Is Cut Today's War Map Fights Last Night By The Associated Press Elizabeth. N. J. Freddy Russo, 129 1-2, Railway, outpointed Frankic Leta. 132, Irvington, (6). Today in Congress By .The Associated Senate — In recess Foreign relations subcommittee considers resolution calling for shipments of food to European children House Routine business Smockover Officer Missing in Action (OFFEE Kroger's Clock BREAD White ONIONS POTATOES LETTUCE 60 Size Head Tevas ORANGES Per Lb. KROGER Texas fr| GRAPEFRUIT 5 Lbs. Weather Slows Allied Push in Italian Hills By EDWARD KENNEDY Allied Headquarters, Algiers, Nov. 12 (IP) — Extremely bad weather and difficult terrain in front of the Germans' winter defense line slowed the Allied drive in Italy to limited gains, Allied headquarters announced today. A one-mile advance by Lt. Gen. Mark W. Clark's Americans of the ~ Lt . Fifth Army and the capture of one • more commanding feature on the slopes of Mount Camino near Mignano at the western end of the Allied line were announced. Gen. Sir Bernard L. Montgomery's Eighth Army engaged in sharp patrol t :. skirmishing near Acquaviva in the central sector and exchanged artillery fire with the Germans across thq Sangro river in the cast. A sharp German counterattack at Calabritlo near Mignano was j-v\ beaten back by Clark's Fifth Army ••' ahd prisoners were taken. With little change in the past 24 hours along the whole length of the front. Allied Air Forces opened a new offensive on the supply lines .^nj.the Fortress of; Europe, 'Libera 1V . W ,_, •J*ltf(%"tfit- ; th'd'15tM^AIf'' i Fo'rce""rEffcnea' Inventory, Jan. 1 across the Alps into Southern New supplies: France for two smashing blows at Crude imports railways and war industries at An Synthetic nccy and near Cannes in coopera lion with similar assaults by the TOTAL RAF in Britain. RAF Wellingtons Requirements struck by night at the freight yard for year at Prato near Florence. The Liberators were unescorted and all returned safely. Despite the slow Allied march, the Germans apparently had little hope of holding Gacta very long. Aerial reconnaissance showed they had blown up the oil tanks at that west coast port nine miles behind the present lines. Reconnaissance also brought back evidence they had carried out new demolitions at Leghorn, sinking two more ships in Leghorn harbor in an effort to close its northern entrance. The Germans apparently had decided to dispense with *•' the use of Leghorn even for coastal shipping and sealed the harbor to impede any Allied raids or coast- hopping landings. There also was widespread Allied air activity over the front and ^.behind the lines. American invaders blew up an ammunition dump, attacked a bridge, strafed a locomotive and destroyed four trucks near Cassino, eight miles beyond Mignano. Warhawks attacked several strong points. Bostons and Baltimores blew up a chemical works at Bussi, 23 miles northeast of Avczzano, and South African and British fighter- bombers plastered numerous gun positions. Jubilee hall at Fisk university was built with $250,000 which the original Fisk jubilee singers earned on their first world tour. Keeping Up With Rotion Coupons Processed and Canned Foods: November 1—First day for green stamps A, B and C in Ration Book 4. November 20 - Last day for blue stamps X, Y and Z in Ration December 20—Last day for green stamps A, B and C in Ration Book 4. Meats, Cheese- Butter and Fats: October 24-First day for brown stamp G in Ration Book J. October 31-Firsl day for brown stamp H in Ration Book 3. November 7-First day for brown stamp J in Ration Book 3. November 14 - First day for brown stamp K in Ration Book 3. -—Europe The report gives flat assurance that all of the synthetic rubber plants will be in production by early 1944 and that enough rubber can be produced before the crude stockpile is all gone. This assurance is, however, qualified: 1. The supply of tires and other essential rubber goods will be short for a long time. 2. The synthetic rubber production program is being completed far later than wished for. It was 76 per cent completed as of Nov. 1. 3. Still ahead are the product- on problems of expanding the ubbcr industry to process syn- hotic rubber, and expanding of Hied industries to produce suffi- icnt rayon cord for heavy duty ires, carbon blacks and other natcrials necessary in the making if rubber goods. 4. The next six to nine months vill be the most difficult. 5. Solution of the rubber crisis vill depend on management, labor, scientists, engineers and the utmost of self-sacrificing co-opcrat- on by all rubber users. * * * BALANCE SHEET Striking a summarized balance sheet that tells the complete story of supply and demand for the next year, the report reveals that ay Dec. 31, 1944, Ihe national stockpile of both synthetic and crude rubber may be as low as 151,000 long tons, or approximately only half a year's requirements for military uses alone. All figures following are in long tons: London, Nov. 12 —(/P) —Reuters reported from Moscow today that the Red Army had stormed to a point ten miles northeast of the western Ukrainian rail center of Zhitomir on the last north-south railroad held by the Germans in the Western Ukraine. The Germans were said in various Russian dispatches to have applied the torch to the Crimean port of Kerch, a city of 105,000 invested from two sides by Russian amphibious forces shuttled across the narrow Kerch Straits from the Caucasus. The Moscow radio declared the German line in the Gomel sector of While Russia near the famed Pripct marshes "has been broken," BBC said. It was in this area the Germans said yesterday the Russians were attacking with numerous rifle divisions, masses of tanks and planes. The reported Russian gain in the Zhitomir area would mean an overnight advance of Gen. Nikolai Va- tutin's First Ukrainian Army of 11 miles and place the Russians within 70 miles of the old Polish frontier. , , ; Henry C. Cassidy, Associated Press reporter in Moscow, said "traffic is about at an end on the Korosten-Zhitomir sector of the Leningrad-Odessa railroad." C«pt Mebiri BOUGAINVILLE ISLAND •V1943 443,000 60,000 233,000 736,000 531,000 C4EA Service Tclepnoto Yanks land reinforcements for the Marines at Empress Augusta Bay and the battle continues against the Japs landed north of Laruma River. WLBSeeksMore Power to Fight Next Coal Crisis By JOSEPH A. LOFTUS Washington, Nov. 12 (/P) A majority of the War Labor Board believes another coal crisis is possible and, in effect, pleaded poverty of authority today to deal with it. Industry members of the board addressed themselves directly to Congress in a statement strongly urging immediate consideration of amendments to the War Labor Disputes Act "to require responsibility of unions and to provide additional protection for workers, employers and the public against those who misuse the power presently permitted." The three public members who approved the Ickes-Lewis agreement a week ago said in their formal opinion in the case that the possibility of new labor troubles "together with the shock experienced by the whole country as a result of the United Mine Workers' defiance of the no-strike pledge, must of necessity bring into the forefront of consideration and dis cussion the whole question of the responsibility of unions for antisocial acts and of the capacity of government as at present constituted to present such acts." WLB spokesmen said this was an expression of the board's feel- Jap Claims Are False; Marines Secure Position 1044 205,000 81,000 818,000 1,104,000 953,000 Balance in stockpile, Dec. 31 205,000 151,000 The figures show the dwindling stockpile, in spite of vastly increased production, and indicate that any unexpected demand for military rubber, or a breakdown in civilian rubber-borne transportation, would bankrupt the works. The supply of scrap rubber is more than adequate, svith some 745,000 tons on hand and a monthly usage of only 35,000 tons. The old tire collection brought in 12 million carcasses, but a part of them are of such loss- quality that they will have to be burned. Getting by involves the use of every casing that can be salvaged and rctreadcd. Use of reclaimed rubber has been largely abandoned. The German communique asserted Nazi and Rumanian troops had halted Russian attempts to extend their bridgeheads around Kerch in the eastern Crimea and had thwarted efforts to reinforce the Red Army already on the eastern shores of the Black, Sea peninsula, Berlin said also., the Germans had beaten 'back a Russian effort to cross the Dnieper river in the marshes around Nikopol, where the Germans hold their lone bridgehead on (he east bank of the river. "In the area of Kiev, the battle in the depths of the salient is con linuing with undiminished violence," the German communique said of the major Russian attack 60 to 75 miles west of the Ukrainian capital, "southwest of the city, strong Soviet attacks collapsec while further south German counterattacks succeeded in retaking several villages. "North of Chernigov (in the Gomel area), the impetus of enemy attacks decreased as a result of heavy casualties. Nevertheless, there was embittered fighting." The Germans reported heavy Russian attacks repulsed northwest of Smolensk and near Nevel where the Russians "tried to widen their salient, especially north and south of the city." SYNTHETIC CAMELBACK The report brings out that passenger car size tires and camelback for recapping are now being made entirely of synthetic rubber, that medium-sized tires arc now being made of from 10 per cent to 30 per cent synthetic, but that all heavy-duty, high-speed tires in the largest sixes, and the larger airplane tires,' must still be made from natural rubber only. Of the "feed stock and other materials going into synthetic rubber production, there are reported to be adqua.le supplies of jenzol, used in making styrcne, md of alcohol. But because the sutylcnes from petroleum are used 'or both high-octane gasoline and jutadienc for synthetic rubber, his supply situation will be light. Colonel Dewey reports that it is still too early to predict what the ultimate post-war costs of synthetic rubber are going to be. Certain plants with, low-cost raw materials hold out hope for Buna S rubber — of which 735,000 of the i',50,000 tons annual U. S. and Canadian production of synthetic rubber will be — may cost less than 15 cents a pound. Average prices of all production today, however, arc running al 36 cents S, 33 cents for Butyl, for Neoprene, and 40 imported crude. for Buna 45 cents cents for X for November 1 - First day sugar stamp No. 29 in Ration Book 4. Good for five pounds. GUARANTEED WANM coupons in A Ration Book, good for three gallons. B and C coupons are good for two gallons Blow From Brother Kills 13- Year-Old Paragould, Nov. 12 — (/P)— Guy Swink, 13, of nearby Bard Com- •nunily, was dead today, victim of a list- blow on the temple struck ay his 17-year-old brother during a friendly scuffle yesterday. The term "dog days" for late summer originated in the belief that dogs were especially liable to go mad at that time, although actually fewer go mad in summer than in any other season. De Marigny Is Acquitted of Murder Charge By E.V.W. JONES Nassau, Bahamas, Nov. 12 .(/P) — Alfred de Marigny is a free man today, and the mystery which surrounds the slaying of Sir Harry Oakes is more baffling than ever. A Bahamas supreme court jury decided by a nine to three vote last night it was not the handsome do Marigny who beat the aged multi-millionaire on the head last July 8 and set fire to his bedroom and bed in an apparent effort to hide the crime, w*l But in acquitting the husband of Oakes' daughter Nancy, jurors recommended he be deported — a suggestion which apparently has no legal standing. The 12 picked men were unanimous in saying they did not want him to remain in this colony. Once the "not guilty" verdict was announced to cheering spectators who jammed the tiny courtroom, police officials again were confronted by an unsolved killing with clues which have grown colder during the four months dc Marigny was under arrest on a murder charge. i A reporter asked Attorney General Eric Hallinau whether a new investigation would be started. "Nothing as far as I am concerned," he replied. "It's completely closed, call it a day." Police Commissioner Frederick Lancaster echoed his statement. The end of Nassau's widely-discussed murder trial was as spectacular as were the 22 days of testimony and arguments. The jury had retired aA 5:27 p. m. after hearing a long charge by Chief Justice Sir Oscar Bedford Daly, who set the stage for the Supply Lines Leading Into Italy Blasted London, 'Nov. ' 12* (ff)— British- based RAF bombers struck a heavy blow at the French' Riviera rail link with Italy last night a few hours after Mediterranean-based Liberators and Flying Fortresses blasted the same area iri the two way assault to seal feeder arteries to Nazi armies in Italy. The RAF blow was "heavy anc well concentrated" at Cannes, only 15 miles east of Antheor, target of the Thursday daylight assault by the Mediterranean-based Libera tors and Flying Fortresses. Other Mediterranean-based for mations surmounted the Alps to blast the important Nazi bearing factory at Annecy, nestled in the mountains 30 miles south of the Swiss frontier and 40 miles west of the Italian frontier. Allied bombers have hit repeatedly at similar plants in Germany and Italy, in an effort to end German production of this vital war product. Las ntight's return blow at the Riviera railway emphasized the importance with which the Allies view this rail link as the result of damage to the Brenner Pass and the Mt. Ccnis tunnel railroads during the past 48 hours. •Repdrts.on the deadly accuracy of the Allied airmen came through immediately. Dispatches from Spain said some ........ By CHARLES H. McMUTRY Pearl Harbor, T. H., Nov. 12 (/P)— Uncle Sam is prepared to slice himself a Thanskgiving feast from the Japanese defense perime ter. That is the definiate conclusion drawn here from the Armistice Day address of Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, commander in chief of the Pacific fleet,' who last night told a nationwide radio audience: "Our time has come to attack Henceforth we propose to give the Jap no rest. All hands in the Pa cific . . . Share this restflve We have no illusions aboul the op position we will encounter or the osses we must endure . . . We see beginnings of a new victory." The admiral, in his boWest declaration of the war, almost called his next shot. Said he: "Our northern flank in the Aleutians has been secured. In the South and Southwest Pacific in lensified attacks by all forces have placed the Jap in a precarious position. In other areas he has been relatively unmolested but hence forth we propose to give him no rest." That draws a clear picture. —War in Pacific ing that it may crisis arises. need another State Revenue Inspector to Tour County Revneue Inspector I. L. Pilkintbn, will make tour of county for owner's convenience. Due to gasoline rationing and to conserve tires. Automobile and truck owners living in all communities of Hempstead county will have an opportunity to register their cars and trucks in their home town provided they take advantage of a schedule worked out for hteir convenience by I. L. Pilkinton, State Revenue Inspector. Fulton—Tuesday, November 16th at Temples Store. Ozan—Wednesday, November at Wilbur Jones Store. 17 German civilian trains had stalled in their stations two been days. The Swiss radio asserted Mondane at the French end of the Mt. Cenis tunnel was in smoking ruins. Britain-based Mosquilos also made a three-ply attack on Berlin Hannover and the Ruhr, in one o: their biggest operations, the ail ministry said. Airfield and railway targets in France and the low coun tries were attacked by intruder pa trols and mines were laid it enemy waters. In the night's operations scvei bombers and a fighter were lost the air ministry said. Accident Fatal to Arkansas Woman Walnut Ridge, Nov. 12 (/P)— A grade crossing accident at Hoxie last night killed Mrs. Roy Meadows, 33, and critically injured her husband, assistant director of the U. S. Employment Office here. He was brought to a Walnut Ridge hospital. The Meadows' 15-year-old son, Roy, Jr., was hurt slightly when a Frisco train struck their car. Grocery. Columbus Blevins—Thursday, November 18 t I. W. Hendrix Service Station. Patmos—Friday, November 19 at D. Riders Store. Washington — Saturday, November 20 at Washington Hardware & Monday, November 22 at C. W. Wilson Store. Spring Hill—Tuesday, November 23 at Joe Porterfield Store. McCaskill — Wednesday, November 24 at Chester McCaskill Store, Saratoga—Friday, November 23 at Stanton's Store. The inspector said that he would be in each town on the above dates [rom 1 p. m. until 5 p. m., and tha all motorists who fail to purchase their 1944 tags while he was in their home community would have to meet him at another point or apply at the Revenue Office in Hope sometime before December 31st to register their cars or trucks. The Hempstead county revenue office is urging county owners to register their cars as soon as possible to avoid the last minute rush. Many owners have to stand in line during the last few days of the buying period because they put off reg- "Legislative sanctions more thorough-going than now exist," the opinion added, "may be required unless organized labor itself demonstrates from now on its determination to accept the bitter with the sweet, and to comply with the orderly processes of government which have been , set up to cop with war-time conditions." The opinion was signed by Chairman William H. Davis, Vice Chairman George W. Taylor and Dr. Frank P. Graham. The fourth public member, Wayne L. Morse, dissented. The industry statement was signed by George Mead, Reuben Robertson, James Tanham, and Walter Margetts. The three public members saw the possibility of an issue arising over travel time figures when the .ime comes for restoration of private operation of the mines. "Until," they sa.id, "an accurate and comprehensive travel time study has been made it will be impossible to determine whether the future terms will be the same as those now in effect. If it should be There are two "other areas" —the Central Pacific and Japan proper. This conclusion therefore is logical: The Pacific command is planning an early invasion of one or more of Japan's well defended Pacific bases. Admiral Nimitz strengthened this inference with his conclusive remarks: "We know that our ships and our planes alone cannot destroy the enemy. The Jap has dug himself in. We must-land; and dig him- out."; •'The United States does not yet seem ready to attempt to dig the Japanese out of their homeland where presumably they still have the bulk of their naval strength. The United States does, however, have the greatest fleet in history in the Pacific as evidenced by the multi-carrier raids on Marcus, Nauru, Tarawa and Wake islands within seven weeks in September and October. The combined fleet units are so great that one naval officer, who say fellow officers' men fighting Southwest Pacific Allied. .Head- • quarters, Nov. 12 (ff) — General MacArthur and Admiral; Halseyr gave the lie today to Japanese claims of sinking battleships, i aircraft carriers, cruisers arid de- / stroyers dunng the current' Allied drive in the Northern Solomons toward Rabaul. * 7| Not one Allied warship has gone down, the two leaders said'through their spokesmen. The naval score since the maj rines landed Nov. 1 on the now, firmly secured Empress Augusta bay beachhead on Bougainville's west-central coast thus reads: Against Japan — Three, cruisers . and eight destroyers sunk} at least 11 cruisers and four destroyers damaged; and two cruisers prob-^ ; ably damaged. Against the Allies — Damage to an undisclosed number of warships. n "Japanese^laims of sinking warships and of a naval battle subse- i quent to the naval action reported off Bougainville the night of Nov. 1-2 are without any basis whatsoever," General MacArthur's spokesman said. The Nov. 1-2 battle was the one in which American warships, interr cepting an enemy task force of J.2 heading for the Bougainville.beach- head, sank a cruiser and four destroyers and damaged two cruisers and two destroyers without loss to themselves. Admiral Halsey's spokesman was even more to ithe point. He said • the Japanese had not sunk a single,', Allied warships since the -United States v ~deslfbyer * "ChevaTier'^fyent" down Oct. 6. «r Even in the Chevalier's case,,the Japanese claim was clouded. For that destroyer sustained only damage during a battle in the Vella gulf which resulted in the sinking of a Japanese cruiser and two dq- stroyers and the damaging of two other destroyers. Later the Chevalier collided with another Amei-ir can destroyer and was cut ( in two. On Bougainville, the marines and army reinforcements now have established a solid six mile-long position and at nearby Choiseul, ,1 found, as a result of a travel time study, that terms less favorable to the miners than those now in effect must be laid down with respect to some or all portions of the industry, another issue of compliance may be presented which will determine finally whether or not the present powers of government are adequate to deal with recalcitrant unions." istration until the last Please bring your 1943 registration card, Mr. Pilkinton said, as this form contains most of the information necessary, if the car or truck is the same as that for which license was purchased last year. Office al Court House open from 8 a. m. to 4:30 p. m. each Wednesday. acquittal by pointing to weaknesses (Conlijnwcd on Page Three) INJURED IN BLAZE El Dorado, Nov. 12 —(/W— A fire at the Lion Oil Refining Company butadiene plant near here last night slightly injured five em- ployes. The blaze, caused by blowing out of a cylinder connection, was quickly extinguished. J. B. Rogerman, superintendent, said Chickens Eat Muskrat Even If People Won't Baton Rouge, La.' —(/P)— Chickens, unlike most people, like to dine on the liwly muskrat. A farm woman found her chickens were not getting enough animal protein in their feed, ground up 500 dried muskrat and mixed it in with the rest of her flock's rations. -w f «• BEAUTY TO TOUR STATE Little Rock, Nov. 12 —(/P)— Jean Bartel, 19-year-old Los Angeles beauty who was selected "Miss America, 1943" at Atlantic City last month, will make a personal appearance he*-c next Wednesday and only minor damage resulted. The province of Katanga, in the Belgian Congo, produces gold, platinum, diamonds, radium, iron, tin and copncr. Arkansan on Plane Shot Down by Japs By NORMAN BELL An Aleutian Island Base, Sept. 15 (/P)— (Delayed) — The squadron leader's four-motored bomber went down but its guns kept blazing at the attacking Zeros until it hit the sea. "We could see the tail-gunner still firing when the tail broke off," said the special radio man of another plane, Cpl. Charles Hopp of Chicago. Cpl. Hopp, himself wounded, was telling about the last gallant fight of Major Frank T, Gash of Fresno, Calif., the squadron leader. Major Gash's Liberator bomber was lost in a raid from an Aleutian base Sept. 11 on Japan's Para- mushiru island. The Japanese Zeros swarmed to center their attack on his plane as the Liberators started on the flight back to the Aleutians after dropping their bombs. "It went down with one motor out and another on fire, said Cpl. Hopp, who was in another bomber which maneuvered to shield Major Gash's crippled plane. Major Gash's Liberator was one that failed to return to their base from the raid but it was believed that the others reached land. Members of Gash's crew includ ed Technical Sergeant J. Canno- way. Warren, Ark., and Sergeant Homer J, Simmons. Rd. 1, Summerville, Mo., gunner. desperately against great odds in the Solomons a year ago, exclaims repeatedly: "This is what we dreamed of! Remember when we were down to our last carrier? (That isn't quite true but almost) Remember how outnumbered we were in the battle of Santa Cruz? Remember the great odds against us in all those night surface battles off Guadalcanal? Nov. 13, 15 and 30? This is what we dreamed of — but I still can't believe my eyes!" That the United States now is ready to throw great fleet units against the Japanese is evidenced clearly in Nimitz's succinct statement: "Our time has come to attack." where marines landed Oct. 27 to divert the Japanese from the impending thrust at Empress Augusta, the American forces have withdrawn, their mission completed, Today's;communique reported a 22-ton bombing raid by Liberators on the naval-base of Soerabaja, Java, entrailing a roundtrip flight of more than 2,000 miles; _the sinking by aerial action of an' enemy destroyer off Kavieng, New Ireland; and a ^possible torpedo hit on a cruiser by planes raiding Ra- baul. ' Thursday in connection with nationwide bond selling tour. her Seventy-seven mills produced about 4,242,000 tons of paper in Canada last year. Fordyce, Nov. 12 (/I 3 )— George Rummell. 50, Cleveland county farmer, was killed when a Cotton Belt railway train and Ws truck collided at King Island crossing yesterday. FDR Proclaims November 25 As Turkey Day Washington, Nov. 12 —{/Pj—President Roosevelt, who once experimented with an earlier Thanksgiv ing Day — on which many states declined to go along —today pro claimed the traditional fast Thursday, November 25, as the day "for expressing our thanks to God for his blessings" in 1943. These, he said, have been many, including the biggest food-crop year in American history. The proclamation read: "God's help to us has been great in this year of March toward world wide liberty. In brotherhood with warriors of other United Nations our gallant men have won vie ories, have freed our homes from 'ear, have made tyranny tremble and have laid the foundation foi freedom of life in a world which will be free. Our forces and hearths and mills have wrought well; and ou weapons have not failed. Our farm ers, victory gardeners, and croi volunteers have gathered an stored a heavy harvest in the barn and bins and cellars. Our total foo production for the year is the greatest in the annals of our country. "For all these things we are devoutly thankful, knowing also that so great mercies exac! from us the Two Billion Dollar Tax Bill to House Washipgton, Npv..l2 —OT— Given new slogan by Chairman Dough- ^ on (D.NO— "You can shear a <r heep every year but you pan skin but once"— the Ways and \Ieans Committee headed toward he House floor today with a S2,- 42,900,000 tax bill. Rep. Carlson (R-Kansas), com-, , nittee members, predicted "the louse and the country" would accept this second wartime revenue •neasure, which, is about one-fifth he $10,500,000,000 asked by the administration. U will provide new 'ederaj revenue to supplement the ipproximately $38,000,000,000 col- ected under the present t^x laws. The bill formally approved by the committee last night, calls principally for higher postal rates, ligher excises on so-called luxuries—liquor, horse racing, amusements, furs, jewelry, lipstick and other consumer items— and an increase in the wartime levy on- corporation "excess profits." It alters but little the taxes on individual incomes and makes no change in the normal and surtax levies on corporate earnings. The 20 per cent withholding rates against (he taxable portions of wages and salaries would rcrnum the same. There is no retail sales tax plan, and present rates on estates and gifts would not be dis' turbed. Major provisions of the bill include: ' 1. Merger of the Victory tax with. greatest measure of sacrifice and the individual income levy, pick- Service ' l«e up $12,000,000 in the process by "Now, therefore, I, Franklin D. repealing the Victory levy and Roosevelt, president of the United raising toe normal personal m- (Continued on Page Three), (Continued on Page Three)

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