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' \ I* ,, •-; > -;- | .-; T ^- (H> ^. Alt -^ t)|At ; • t ^^^»^J "***« I t , * • F W to People. 1 Editorial Comment : Written Today and Moved by Telegraph , or Cable. by DE WITT MAC KEN2IE < r Associated Press War Analyst """ It's taking a mighty lot of dif- 'lerent materials to win the war and build our brave new world, and ( *ofien in studying the:current news * in preparation for writing this col- ' Umn I feel like breaking away from the formal article and just setting down some of the medley of impressions one gets from this humanized daily history of mankind and today we'll mix it up a bit: What first—the war or the murder case in British Nassau?" all right) I'll concede the mystery story. Red - robed and bewigged Chief Justice Sir Oscar Bedford ^Daly declared in charging the •Ajury: "No man in the empire, even in /time of war, can be found guilty "except on verdict of a jury." Impression: that law applies in ^-'America, too. One of the things this war is being fought for is to l-r.isustaln such rights. You have that JF" driven home when you recall Hit- sV ler's savage threat in his Munich beer-hall speech last week: "What has happened in 1918 will i not happen a second time. When * many thousands must fall in battle, it will not hesitate to put a few hundred criminals (people advocating peace) to death at home." The Red forces thundering southwestward from Kiev are a hundred miles or so from the Rumanian frontier. .That border is Hitler's lid which is keeping all hell from breaking loose in the Balkans. Impression: The moment the Fuehrer-is forced to withdraw his )'control from this cockpit of s'outh- „ eastern Europe, the Balkans will v blow up in his face. No wonder the • J -- Allies and the Turks are whispering animatedly. . War Production Board Chairman Donald Nelson, in telling a press conference about his recent trip to the Soviet Union, said the Russians had perfected the flow of ma'. tenals in war industry—"I mean the flow of material into a plant, and the flow of materal out, much better than we have." , Impression:when you're fighting the greatest battles ever waged and are consuming more war material than ever before has been poured into conflict, you have no alternative but to perfect your flow of supplies. There can be no consid-. eration in Russian industry of any; ( thing but to move supplies as fast \ as human strength and skill per" f mit That's a home-front job, and Russian .civilians are a lot nearer the actualities ol war than* ~we 4n i America,^ '* -'' * i" Classified Adi mutt b* In office day b«fof« publication. All Wont Ads Cosh In advdnc*. N6t taken over the Phone. On* flmt—It votd, minimum 39i Ttift* «lm«s—S'/it word, minimum SOc il» timti—5e ward, minimum 7J« On* month—lit ward, mlnmium $2.70 •.dies are for continuous insertions only THE MORE YOU TELL THE QUICKER YOU SELL." Notice ORDER YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFT magazines now to avoid the rush and delay. New or renewal subscriptions on any magazine published. See Chas. Reynerson at City Hall. 12-lmc For Sole SEE OS BEFORE YOU BUY, sell or trade furniture. The best place in town to buy furniture. Ideal Furniture Store. 27<lmpd. 150 MULES, MARES, SADDLE horses, jacks, stallions and Shetland ponies. All stock guaranteed. Free trtick delivery. At same location for 30 years. Wihdle fBros. 516 West Broad., Texarkana, Texas. 23-tf FOR SALE: ONE ELECTRIC sewing machine, several non- electrics, two hand vacuum cleaners. Sewing machines bought, sold, rented, repaired. James Allen, 021 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 HAVE YOUR OLD MATTRESS made new. Prices reasonable. Used furniture bought or accepted as payment on your mattress. Phone 152. Hope Mattress Co. 10-lmp RAILROAD TICKET FROM HOPE to Tacoma Washington for sale, $44. See Hope Star. ll-3tp SADDLE STALLION. MARE AND 3 month old mare colt, and mare, bred August 2. Registered Jersey with Heifer calf. Weaning pigs. Double vaccinated. My home, The Pines, for sale or trade. W. M. Ramsey. 9-6tp MY FARM ON SPRINGHILL road. One mile from city limits. 4 room house electricity, phone, automatic pump, hay barn with sealed grain bin, chicken house, smokehouse, pumphouse, All new. Main fences new. 15 acres. 100 assorted fruit trees and grapes. Mineral rights. Contact Dr. Zimmerly. , ll-6tp SPORTS ROUNDUP ONE JERSEY COW, FOUR years old in April. One whiteface heifer calf, three months old. V. B. Otwell, 523 W. Ave. D. 12-6tp Ne,w York, Nov. 12 (#)— Mexican sports fans are getting so enthusiastic over baseball that Mexico City newspapers are spending a lot of money to get box scores on Cuban winter league games, In which a few Mexicans are playing, . . . . And a recent fight between Juan Zurita and young Finnegan in Panama drew a record crowd of 12,000 . . . Looks as if it might pay some of our pro athletes to investigate this good neighbor business — especially since they say that, due to Mexico City's high altitude, curve balls become mere wrinkles and a 400-foot hit is nothing unusual Come to think of Real Estate for Sale ANYONE EMPLOYED AT THE Lone Star 2nd Shift and wishing a ride each day, call 598-W. ll-3t.pd 266 ACRES ON HIGHWAY 55, 1% miles 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 route. 196 acres in cultivation. Clear of debt. Apply J. M'. Wilborn, Okay, Ark. 3-2wks.pd. For Rent Wonted to Buy MEN AND BOYS' CLOTHES, MEN and boys' shirts. Ladies' and childrens' coats. Men, women and childrens' low heel shoes. R. M. Patterson Store, Hope, Ark. 19-lmc SECOND HAND OVERSTUFFED living room suite. Odd chairs. Call 29-W-12. . ll-3tc FOUR ROOM FURNISHED apartment. Private bath, electric refrigerator. Automatic heat- cr. Newly decorated. 905 S. Elm. Phone 576. 8-6tc Robertson Gives His Selections for Saturday By ORLO ROBERTSON New York, Nov. 12 (IP)— Heading into the home stretch with a season's record of 181 victories, 42 setbacks and eight ties we give you the following winners (we hope) on tomorrow's football program: Notre Dame-Northwestern — "Go you Northwestern, break right through that line." Having given a cheer for the Wildcats, will the secretary please cast the usual ballot for Notre Dame, but look out, Otto Graham may make it tough. North Carolina-Penn — Even with Bob Odell a possible absentee due to illness, we can't see the Tar- hells emerging victorious. Odell's absence, however, may make it close. Cornell-Dartmouth—A tough one. Dartmouth has the experience: Cornell has Howie Blose. On the hit-and-run play, Cornell. Georgia Tech-Tulane —A chance for Tech's All-America candidates, Eddie Prokop to show his wares, eorgia Tech. Texas Christian-Texas — The Longhorns, rolling along toward their Thanksgiving Day title clash with the Texas Aggies, aren't going to be stopped by a weak TCU Today's Guest Star eleven. ! Billy Kelly, Buffalo Courtier-Ex- March Field-Southern California press: "The idea that a man is able to play baseball or football but can't pass his draft board physical has been the subject of consider able scoffing. But records show that even in normal times many ballplayers have many ills. Bellyaches are so common in' baseball that it is almost an occupational shortcoming. In fact, bellyaches on Associated Press Sports Columnist TWO-ROOM HOUSE NEAR HIGH school. No utilities except city water. Cecil Weaver, phone 568-J. ll-3tc Lost KEYS IN LEATHER ZIPPER case with name Kern-Limerick, at postoffice Sunday. Crit Stuart, Hope. 10-3tc For Sale or Trade 1941 PLYMOUTH, TUDOR. PRI- vately owned. New tires. In good condition. Phone 27-W-4. 10-3tp FURNISHED APARTMENT. TWO rooms and kitchenette. Utilities paid. Phone 10 or 688. ll-3tp it, while they're talking about bringing California cities into the big leagues after the war, why not Mexico City, too? he bench are the chief cause of icadachcs among managers and in the front office." Service Dept, When he enlisted In the army, Dave Jimlnez, former high school football and track man from Fres no, Calif., had fought two amateur bouts and lost them both, Now, under the coaching of Pfc, Bernic Reyes, Dave has become the out standing middleweight of Camp Kohler, Calif., with nearly a dozen victories in a row . ficers set four new shooting records in Marine of- world pisto a registered During the Boston Bruins-Detroit Red Wings hockey game last weekend, boss Art Ross of the Bruins was summoned to the telephone by a newspaperman, Who told him that his son, Art, Jr., had shot up two German barges in France . . . Replied Ross: "I'm glad somebody ] in the family is doing well, because ' we're taking a apasting here right tournament on the Quantico, Va. range the other day . . .And they're pretty good at firing at the running Jap target, too . . . Seaman Phi Muscato, Buffalo middleweight has packed on so much weight the Sampson, N. Y., Naval Train ing Station that he expects to be a i full-fledged heavyweight, like his brother, Corp. Joe, before the war ends. 2 ROOM FURNISHED APART- ment. All new furniture. Bath, .garage. Utilities paid. Prefer couple. 712 East Division. ll-3tc THREE ROOM FURNISHED apartment. Utilities paid. Close to Schooley's store. Phone 38-F- 11. Mrs. J. E. Schooley. 12-3tc Wanted to Rent FIVE OR SIX-ROOM CHOUSE. Prefer Ward 1-or 2. Employed in city. Reasonably permanent. No small children. Reference. Call Hope Star. 2-tfdh. Personal — March Field defeated San Diego Navy; San Diego whipped Southern Cal. A quick reverse, Southern Cal. Virginia-Duke — The Cavaliers have been on the upgrade but not enough to stop the high-scoring Blue Devils from Durham. Wisconsin-Michigan — The Wolverines haven't been the same since Bill Daley left, but Elroy j Hirsch still is around and his presence spells another step toward thc Big Ten title for Michigan. Great Lakes-Indiana — There's too much all-around power at Great Lakes for the Hoosier civilians. Navy-Columbia — Columbia definitely will show up at Baker Field. But it'll be a Navy show from start to finish. Oklahoma-Missouri — Thc Soon- ers to win the Big Sox title in this one, despite advice to the contrary from a'Tiger fan. Princeton-Yale — A tree scoring affair with Yale on thc long end. Illinois-Ohio State —Paul Brown nas his youngsters really rolling. Ohio State. Iowa-Minnesota — The Gophers have been taking their lumps the Cleaning The Cuff Alvln Dark of Southwestern Louisiana Institute, rated by some experts as the best back in thc south, also is a good enough shortstop to be a big league prospect, a good golfer and one of thc best basketball players ever to show at Louisiana State, where he played before the marines shifted him to S.L.I. . . . Don Gorman, who'll play center for Columbia against Navy tomorrow, served 20 months in the navy before entering the V-12 program. He wqs stationed at a West Indies "lease-lend" island base before coming to Columbia as a lease- lend player. Russia, and establishment of goodwill. Disputes 'Will;:, sub,bumb- to ta , v , Anthony ^Eden, British foreign 8V** secretary,i gave the House of Com>s> " mons an'accountmg of his stewardship at the Moscow tripartite con, ference. He,djdn't make many disclosures, but he did say the major > success of the parley was in "the basis of gpod-will and confidence" A it established among the big ir~f three. 1 That naturally pleased this columnist, who more than once before '»», the conference suggested the biggest thing which could come out of it would be, the removal of distrust among Britain, America and How To Relieve Bronchitis Creomulsion relieves promptly because Jt goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe aw} heal raw/tender, in- ST.. flamed, bronchial mucous mem. , brapes, ,Tell your druggist to sell you » bottle of Creomulsion with the un, ilerstandingf you must like the way it ; mjicldy allays the cough or you are to nave your money back, .CREOMULSION ferComkl.CktitCoUs,' ' TmpcessioirS Tfo of a)l< peace, AIs'o, it*' does seem like a r good idea for,a-foreign-mm- ister, or other members of cabinet, to appear before parliament and talk direct to the members. Do I hear someone paging "that gallant American Eagle," Mr. Cordell Hull?" 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 srtar. Money refunded if not satisfied. Morgan Lindsey. tf. Wonted -t- ARKANSAS GAZETTE CARRIER Boys. Apply Jack's News Stand. ll-3tp last few weeks, but they'll them this time. Minnesota. give Sampson Naval Station-Army — Dr. Mai Stevens, 'coach of the Sailors, has been waiting for this game, but we think he should have waited a few years longer. Army. Texas Aggies-Rice — Rice has showed decided improvement but the Qwls' aren't going to spoil the Aggies title quest. UCLA-Calif — The UCLANs to take a weak Berkeley outfit. Arkansas-Sourthern Methodist — Honest, we flipped a dime and it came S.M.U. And here we go over the chalk lines: Iowa State over Drake. Tiger, Zebra Clash Can Decide Title Little Rock, Nov. 12 (/P)—Those Little Rock Tigers and Pine Blutf of enthusiasm for their annual grid- Zebras can always drum up a lot iron get-together but tomorrow afternoon thc excitement will be fairly bursting through the walls of Jordan stadium in the Zebra city. There's more than an ancient football rivalry to be settled this time. The outcome will shape thc Arkansas High school conference championship picture. If the Zebras win, they're probably assured of the title. But if they lose, they'll step down from their top spot and a four-way chase will be on between Pine Bluff, Hot Springs, Little Rock and .Fort Smith. -Hot Springs' Trojans Coul'd bounce, into the immediate lead'.if the" Zebras' lose, and th.e .Troja'ns come-'out successfully 'in "their,en- rt&ern'eni \vit^lRuSRoUv)U6|iWiiight. 1 RUii dUi«,i Ih'ivJ! ',!<»r,n<M Ailr'rllp Smart Money Backs Lamotta Over Zivic By SID FEDER New York, Nov. 12 (/P)— Fritzie Robert Morrison, member of the British House of Commons, suggested that a reward be offered by the Allies for the capture or "destruction" of Nazi leaders. The foreign office replied Allied plans now being worked out will make such a reward unnecessary. Impression: That "last mile" is the toughest, Herr Hitler. Come to think it over, it's also the toughest for the executioners, as we saw when they balked at "hanging the Kaiser" after the last war. American and British bombers yesterday made heavy attacks on Brenner Pass and the Mont Cenis tunnel. Impression: These are Nazi bottle - necks into northern Italy. They're at once the routes for supplies and reinforcements into Italy, and the mountain gateways for escape of Hitler's forces from the peninsula. Cork up these bottlenecks and Marshal Rommel's expeditionary force in Italy will be in a nasty position. i Market Report ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK ®—— fWSpiithj!hfe''a ! i ht 1 Whfert it Worries You Bet I'm Helping to Win the War! WARQ'S if helping to win the war by protecting your health! We've Stocked pur shelves with First Aid supplies for any erper- flency , . . Pur laboratory is prepared to fill your prescriptions 3 od well, tst us help you keep strong and well for Th.u-<n, WARD & SON D'ww's* .^Phone 62 Got ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK Naitonal stockyards, 111., Nov. 12 (/P)— (WFA) Hogs, 12,000; 180 Ibs up steady to 10 higher; lighter weights 10-15 higher; sows steady to 10 higher; lighter weights 10-15 higher; sows steady to 10 lower; bulk good and choice 200-270 Ibs 13.70 top 13,70; odd lots 280-300 Ibs 13.35-60; 170-190 Ibs 13.00-50; 140-160 Ibs 11.85-13.00; 120-140 Ibs 10.80,12.00; 100-120 Ibs 0-85-11.0; bulk good sows 12.65; few 12.75; stags 13.00 down. Cattle, 3,000 calves, 800; steer supply limited; confined to few odd lots mostly common and me dium; inquiry slow, few heifers and mixed yearlings about steady; good mixed yearlings up to 13.00; cows draggy at Thursday's decline; common and medium beef cows 8.00-10.00; medium and good sausage bulls 9.00-11.25; vealers 25 higher; good and choice 15.00; medium and good 12.50-13.75 nominal range slaughter steer 10.80 - 16.50; slaughter heifers 8.00-16.00; stocker and feeder steers 7.75-13.00. Sheep, 2,500; receipts mostly trucked in lambs and ewes and few yearlings, market not established. Jly high 19.03 — low 18.92 — close 18.96 up 8 Middling spot 20.28N up 2. N-nominal. 'to^H'.-'llhU'r'dle ..„, ..., ;hore : lD' meet i'Little: Rpqk"Wildcats, The wildcats ;i wili be out to revengeHhat loss to Fort Smith last year which, knocked them out of the champion-i ship race. The Camden Panthers and Fordyce Redbugs meet in a conference cellar tilt at Fordyce. In non-conference games, Blytheville mets Tech High in Memphis; El Dorado plays host to Texarkana; Forrest City visits Wynne;' Jonesboro goes to Batesville and Hope entertains Magnolia. Zivic and Jake Lamotla tangle in a ten-rounder in Madison Square Garden tonight, and all signs—including thc bookmakers' slates in the better 49th street betting shoppes — point to thc possibility Fritzie won't be nearly as frisky j when it's over. That is,' all signs point that way except the one Frisky Fritzie is carrying. In his usual few thousand well-chosen words, thc last ot thc Five Flying Zivics has been giving all who will listen, as well as those who can't help themselves, the Pittsburgh equivalent of thc "I'll moidcr da bum" routine. Since this may be "thc kid's last fight"—he reports for his draft board "screen test" Sunday— you can't go overboard on Jake. With Fritzie, anything can happen, even though he'll be outweighed some ten pounds this time, and in his recent trips to the post has ap- 'peared to be running out of gas like a guy who's lost his "A" book. The Broadway betting gentlemen are so sure Mr, Flatnose's number is up this time that they've posted a 1 to 3 favorite's price-tag on Jake, a belter from the bronx who is built something like a fire hydrant, who fights something like a guy batting his way out of a swarm of bees and who still stands Bobcats to Meet Magnolia in Homecoming A large crowd of local fans are expected to'DC on hand tonight when Hope's Bobcat team makes its final appearance -on the home field. The Cats meet Magnolia's Panthers, a team which already holds a 13-C victory over the locals. The Bobcats' hopes soared this week with the return of Rogers, fleet back who has been out the past two games. His return will greatly offset the loss of Billy Wells, line-plunging mainstay of the Cat backfield, probably will not see action, due to an injury. Although once-beaten by the Panther's thc Hope team has Improved considerably since they played the Columbia county eleven, October 8, and are gunning for revenge. Although thc game is set for 8 o'clock local fans will be on land by 7:45 p. m. to see home coming queen, Miss Freda Fuller, attended by her maids and accompanied by the High School Band, srescnt the football to the Hope Bobcat captain. In return mem jers ot the team will present aouqucts of chrysanthemums to the queen and her maids. This afternoon in the schoo auditorium gala festivities arc planned with the crowning of thc queen in a special ceremony Misses Betty Jean Murphy anc Peggy Marie Pentecost will heralc thc queen. On thc stage, which will be a replica of a medieval court, thc queen will be surrounded by her maids and thc football captain will make the presentation ot thc crown. The court jester, emerging from a mock football game, will predict a smashing defeat for thc visitors. The queen will be attended by two maids from each of thc four upper grades. Thc maids selected arc: 9th grade — Betty Joe Morion, Bonnie Anthony. 10th grade — Frances Lewis, Band to Be Homecoming Game Feature The Hope High School Band wl. perform both before and during the halt at thc football game tit the local stadium tonight. Before thc game thc band will form the selling ' or the coronation ot the queen and he procession of the queen's party. This ceremony will begin promptly at 7:45. The band while maneuvering on he football field, will form the let- ors HOPE and be led in a yell .'or the queen by the cheer leaders. The band will then march to the^ niddle ot the field and form a slar.^ The lights will be turned out and the field will be lighted by several large red flares. While thc band plays the head drum major. Mary Roy Moses, and thc majorclts, Rosemary Coop, Betty Robins, anci^ Revii Roberts will be featured in a baton twirling routine. Thc marching band tonight will be made up of fifty members of the high school bund. Thc band has appeared a/t all home games thi*£ year and has performed at thc half of each, .giving marching demonstrations and forming letters and ' various formations. It has been a vital part of every ball game and has played in thc stands throughout each game. • ^ Next week the band will go to Nashville for the Hope-Nashville football game on Friday night. Class Ring Found 4 Despite Tanks, Troops With thc Second Army on Maneuvers in Tennessee — (IP)— Capt. Samuel Hayes of Boise, Idaho,_ lost his West Point class ring in.4[ a blackout jeep accident. Two weeks later he returned to the spot, which had been well- trampled by tanks and troops. There was the ring in full sight. Hope Star tHfe WEATHER Arkansas: Fair this afternoon, tonight and Sunday; cooler this afternoon except in southwest portion, continued Cool tonight; warmer in west portion Sunday. 45TH YEAR: VOL. 4S—NO, Star of Mop*, !«»»; Pr* Consolidate! January ft, IS HOPE, ARKANSAS; SATURDAY, NOVEMBER ts, 1943 (APJ—M«ofi» Associate! Prtts '•--—Mftons Newspaper Enterprise Ass'fi PRICE 5c COPY , \ Nazi Our Daily Sliced Thin by NEA Columnist PETER EDSON on Leros Reinforced! -© Jones's Food Policy Outlined Through the President's food message to Congress, and through various statements in appearances before Congress, the 1944 program of War Food Administrator Marvin Jones is beginning to appear. Judge Jones himself has made public no complete report on the plans he has been making since his appointment last June, but unofficially and in broad outline his policy may be said to shape up somewhat like this: ; ® First—establish definitely, .and then let the farmers know well in advance of their planting seasons, just what both the floor prices and the ceiling prices will be on all the agricultural products needed in the war effort. Second — let them know what quantities of each of the farm products will be needed. Third—then sec that the farmers will have enough fertilizer, farm machinery and labor to handle those crops. Judge Jones, us an ex-congressman himself, is considered one of the best operators the Department of Agriculture set-up has ever had in dealing with Congress. Prices and Quantities The major part ot his attention Sue Sutlon. llth grade — Alice Jones, Gwcn Evans. 12th grade — Sara Jane Murphy, Louise Collier. JOHN REESE - - Agent for - Uniforms - Slacks • Suits ' Dresses Very Sheer Hosiery in Latest Shades 306 South Laurel St. Hope, Ark. as the only whip sugar nose-masher ever to Ray Robinson. Jake and Fritz fought twice before this year and cut up a pair of disputed decisions. POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, Nov. 12 — (fP)~ Poultry, live; weak; 6 cars, 48 trucks; hens 22 1-2; leghorn hens 20 colored, broilers, fryers, springs 24 rocks, broilers, fryers, springs 26 leg horn chickens 21 1-2; other prices unchanged. NEW YORK COTTON New York, Nov. 12 —(/Pj— The cotton market moved higher today on persistent trade price fixing and replacement buying by commissior houses: attracted by recent declines. After registering gains of 80 cents a bale the market lost about half the gains on increased hedge selling and profit taking. Late afternoon values were 20 to 40 cents a bale higher, Dec. 19.40 and May 19.19. Futures closed (old contracts) 2( to 40 cents a bale higher: Dec high 19.73 low 19.60 — close 19.64 up 4 Mch high 19.47 — low 19.36 — closi 19,39-40 up 7 May high 19.23 — low 19.10 — 19.14 up 7 NEW ORLEANS COTTON New Orleans, Nov. 12 — (/P)—COL on futures advanced here today n mill price fixing and short cov- ring. The market closed steady, 5 to 50 cents a bale higher: Dec high 19.83 — low 19.74 — close 19.78 up 10 Ach high 19.60 — low 19.50 — close 19.53 up 9 rtay high 19.40 — low 19.30 — close 19.31-32 up 9 ly high 19.22 — low 19.13 — close 19.13-14 up 7 Oct high 18.81 — low 18.72 — close 18.73B up 7 Dec (1944) high 18.85. — low 18.65 — close 18.63B up 10. B-bid. NEW YORK STOCKS New York, —Nov. 12 (/P) rThe— lock market stumbled in the latter part of today's session after etting off to a fairly good start on an extension of the recovery move. While selected issues were propped by dividends, earnings, statements and individual situations, initial upturns running to a point or so generally were substan- lially reduced in most cases or converted into minus signs near the close. Transfers were around $10,000 shares. Deaths Last Night By he Associated Press John F. Flaacke New York — John F. Flaacke, 88, assistant secretary of thc Chemical Bank and Trust Company and employed by the bank 72 consecutive years. Thc dictionary is the most-used 30ok in Army libraries. CARS WANTED! WE NEED USED CARS TO A M Pi REPLENISH OUR STOCK AINU 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 are needed! HOPE AUTO (0. Your Ford Dealer Phone 277 Coal Crisis Again Looms; Anti-Poll Tax Fight Ahead By The Associated Press Washington, Nov. 13 The coal- wage dispute drew renewed attention In thc capital today as President William Green of thc American Federation of ..Labor (AFL) protested suggestions of War Labor Board members that thc government needs more power to enforce union compliance with its demands. Green termed the suggestion "unjustifiable." It was made by WLB Chairman William H. Davis, Vice Chairman George W. Taylor and Dr. Frank P. Graham, all public members of the board. Davis, Taylor and Graham replied 'that they referred to future labor-management disputes and not to past or current controversies. They said that 'organized labor "except for the United Mine "*•' Workers" had established an excellent record in the war effort. The WLB public members deplored John L. Lewis' continued defiance of the board and Uts orders and said such, an example,, if .;fol- (i lo_w£d by .,pthc£;,u,niqnsi ^wpulrVC'jzeV. ''quire more stringent labor legislation. Lewis is head of the United Mine Workers. Green termed the statement as an "indictment" of all labor, and said thc Workers of America had reason to be proud of their production record in thc war industries. 3 Additional Jap Ships Sunk; Toll at Rabaul Climbs —War in Pacific by The Associated Press Japanese planes and warships continue to slip down Into Rabaul heedless of the steady toll American bojbers have been taking of that fortress on New Britain. Seven Japanese warships have been sunk and 23 damaged in Ra- baul's harbors this month and hundreds of planes destroyed in thc air and on the ground. Yet 200 American army and navy bombers found 23 warships in thc harbor Thursday where there weve only five when the first big attack was made on shipping at that strategic base Nov. 1. And other convoys were on thc way down from Truk, supply base for the enemy's South Pacific line. Three Japanese warships were sunk and 12 damaged in Thursday's raid, including one crusier sunk and another damaged. Carricr.based American planes Blood onid Mud his program — quantities needed and thc the floor, >4 '- .i\V \<f-i. tack for the month. Thc second time this Japanese sent 70 Poll Tax Fight Senator Smith CD-SC) claimed would not be achieved. At the close wheat was 1-4—1-2 higher, December $1.57 1-2— 5-8, May $1.56 1-2—5-8, rye was 1-8— 5-8 lower, December $1.11 1-4—1-8, oats were 1-8—3-8 higher and bar ley was 1-8 lower to 1-8 higher. Corn none. Oats, no. 1 mixed 85 1-2; no 4 white 81 1-2; no white heavy 85 1-2; tough and must i sample 'grade white 73 1-274 1-2; ' Sample grade white 76 1-2 -78 Barley, malting 1.30-1.46 hard 1.201.23 feed 1.10-1.18; sample grade tough 1.17. Field seed 100 Ib weight; Timothy 5.75-6.00; red top 14.0015.00; red clover 31.50; sweet clover 10.50. OOTOU reel GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, Nov. 12 —(/P)— Milling demand propped up the wheat market today, but trading was on a reduced scale and gains were confined to minor fractions. Rye \yas under moderate commission house pressure while barley and pats showed little change from the previous session. Most traders seemed to be awaiting fresh news as an incentive to take either side of the market. Heavy livestock marketings, reducing demand for feed grains, served to restrain bullish enthusiasm. Reports from the southwest emphasized the prospect that the government's winter wheat acreage goals: NERVOUS RESTLESS |l«C|IUIHPAVS u OfTb|lilltl?- Do functional periodic disturbances make you leel nervous, cranky, irritable, fldsety. tired and "dragged out" —at such times? Then start ot once—try Lydla B. Piukham's Vegetable Compound to relieve such symptoms. Plnkbam a Compound Is famous not only tQ help relieve monthly pain but also accompanying weak, tired, nervous feelings or tills nature. • Taken regularly — Plnkham's Compound tvelps build up resistance against such symptoms. Tor yws thousands upon thousands ot womeo and girls have reported benefits. FoUpv label Sections. Well worth, trying! (YDIA T PINKHAM' THE OLD JUDGE SAYS.,. "Mornin 1 , Judge...meelin' someone?" "No, Sam, I'm just going up the line a ways on business. Wasn't that a troop train that just pulled out?" "Sure was, Judge.. .stopped over here for ten minutes and what a swell bunch of fellows they were." "That's true all over, Sam, Our present Army is the best trained, best disciplined, best behaved in American history. That's \vhy I get my hair up when I hear of some people trying to dry up the areas around Army camps. Why, in a recent report made by the government, it said the Army usually prefers its camps to be located in wet instead of dry communities. And there's a sound reason. In a wet community the Army can control drinking. In dry communities where bootleggers run wild it's al- ir.ost impossible. We know that from our nearly 14 years of experience with national prohibition. "There's no getting away from it, prohibition does not prohibit." that Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt is behind an anti-poll tax measure which threatens to send the Senate into another filibuster. "I think Mrs. Roosevelt and the administration as well are behind this bill," Smith said, and added that he would fight the measure "as long as I have breath." The bill passed the House last spring, but was lulled in the Senate by southern senators. It would ban payment of a poll tax as a prerequisite for. voting for federal offices. Eight southern states now have poll tax laws and their 16 senators arc lined up solidly against the repeal bill. GOP Working For '44 Thc Republican National C mittce's publicity agents are /turning out pamphlets claiming,/ that the 1943 elections mean goad tidings and happy hunting toy next year. r Supplements to Chairman Harrison E. Spanglcr's "victory memorandum" of 1943 proclaimed: "Since this victory memorandum was issued, the 1943 elections have come and gone and the results mo'rc than ever confirm the prospect of victory for 1944," A mechanical 1 "ear," used as a herring spotter in Canada, hear fish 250 feet under water. support prices that will be guaranteed to farmers next year. The labor, fertilizer and machinery requirements have not been neglected, but have in thc main been handled by deputy administrators in thc WFA. Acreages to be planted in the various crops next year have in thc main been agreed on. The last of thc "teams" of agricultural experts who went out to the states to collect data on what could be grown next year, returned to Washington about the first of November, and by No vembcr 15 the totals should be ready for presentation to congressional committees. J. B. Hutson, president,, of tn e Commodity Credit 'CorpdrrftioVi, ~w h o s c -subsidising future hangs in the congressional balance, may make the presentations to Congress in his dual role of director of thc Food Production Administration, in order to give Congress estimates of what will be needed by CCC to establish and maintain the support prices needed to get the production. , ,•,.;• Judge Jones himself- has made the estimate , that hisi .program would'1 require ' ; 500 : i millibr|' dollars for subsidies in the 'next 16. months, on top ot the subsidy appropriations already made by Congress and the money that will be received from thc sale ot crops already purchased and held by thc government. The 1943 subsidies are costing some 800 million dollars. Cross Purposes While the War Food Administration is working to have its program planes out to attack one carrier. Only six of the Japanese survived and not a single ship in the carrier force was seriously damaged. In the Rabaul and fleet action, 88 Japanese planes were shot down against a loss of 17 American planes. By Friday only eight warships remained in the harbor and thc 300 planes on Rabaul's airports had been considerably reduced as the Japanese presumably dispersed thc others to scattered bases. However, in spite of heavy losses, a spokesman for General Douglass MacArthur pointed out, the enemy "is able to continuously maintain the strength of his air forces"- in the area. •* "He can fly even his fighter types from the empire itself to this front in four days. By this means, it is possible for him to fly in from 10 to 150 planes a day." In contrast, Murlin Spencer, Associated Press War correspondent Two husky Australian fighting men.carry a wounded buddy through mud and slush of New Guinea to advanced medical station near bac. Yanks Capture 2 More Towns in Sharp Fighting By EDWARD KENNEDY Allied Headquarters, Algiers, Nov. 13 (/P)— American troops in sharp fighting have captured two more towns north and northeast of Venafro, and a British patrol has crossed the Sangro river along the eastern end of the Nazi winter line in Italy, it was announced today. Dispatches from Italy disclosed for the first time that the enemy's bitter counterattacks on Thursday had succeeded in gaining some ground on the fifth army's front. In resuming the advance, fifth army units recovered high ground they had taken Wednesday but lost to the Germans Thursday. The new surge carried the Americans beyond the limits of Wednesday's advance. CThe German communique, without mentioning the day of the action said "some heights on both sides of the valley of Mignano" were retaken by the Germans in counterattacks after heavy fightnig. The communique said "the enemy was flung back to his orginal position.") There was bitter fighting under extremely difficult conditions at several points as the Allies lashed out against the massive Nazi line, but the front as a whole saw little Says Women Drink Their Coffee Black New Orleans —(/P) Jerry Laurent says it's the women who drink their coffee black at the famous Morning Call coffee house in the historical French quarter of New Orleans. When a couple comes in and orders 'one black and one regular (with cream),' nine time out of ten the black coffee is for the lady," Laurent said. "They explain that coffee with cream has a tendency to make a lady fat." Laurent has served coffee at the morning call for the past ten years. »•<• Russians Take Last Point Before Key Rail By HENRY C. CASSIDY Moscow, Nov. 14 — (/P) — Red Army troops, driving directly westward down the Kiev-Zhitomir high- All-Out Effort to Re-establish Aegean Foothold: —Europe Cairo, Nov. 13 —(fl>/rhe Germans " threw parachute troops, divebom- ; bers' and seaborne reinforcchients: against British and Italian troops , defending Leros Island today in what appeared to be an all-out effort to regain that Aegean stepping stone. ,| t A British communique acknowl- • edged the Nazis had been success- *' ful in reinforcing" their beach heads' in the second day. of bitter fightings for the Dodecanese Island but said/ the stubborn allied defenders had inflicted heavy casualties upon the invaders. t ^ Long - range RAF fighters <and> > bombers sped to the support of the* way, have passed Korostyshev, the beleaguered British garrison, the last important town before the stra- fighter planes strafing the Gerrnan| tegic Leningrad-Odessa railway. Gen Nikolai Vatutm, conqueror of Kiev, took Korostyshev yesterday after covering his flanks by investing Radomyshel to the north forcements. beachheads in long sweeps over the island, and bombers blasting away at near-by island bases from, which Germany could rush reui- *!. Advertisement Tka l sppnwreii by Cvii/crcwf oj Alcoholic Smtase Iniiuitiicf, luc- Keeping Up With Ration Coupons Processed and Canned Foods: November 1—First day fur green stamps A, B and C in Ration Book 4, November 20 — Last day for blue stamps X, Y and Z in Ration Book 2. December 20—Last day for green stamps A, B and C in Ration Book 4. Meatst Cheese, Butter and Fats: October 24—First day for brown stamp G in Ration Book 3. October 31~First day for brown stamp H in Ration Book 3. ,-, November 7 — First day 9 for I brown stamp J in Ration Bouk 3. November 14 — First day' for brown stamp K in Ration Book 3. Suyar: 'November 1 — First day for sugar stamp No. 29 in Ration Book 4. Good for five pounds. Gasoline: ^ T November 21—Last day for No. D coupons in A Ration Book, good for three gallons. B and C coupons are good for two gallons each. accepted by Congress, WFA itself is being worked on three ways by Congress, by the farm organizations and by industrial labor pressure groups—all at somewhat cross purposes and for different motives. Sen. Harry F. Byrd has openly ttacked the whole subsidy idea as 'bypassing" Congress. Sen. Carl Hatch, apparently believing it will >e impossible to get approval for urlhcr subsidies, has had a group if congressmen meet with Judge ones in an effort to find other means of meeting the same end, vhich is to keep control over the cost of living. This ultimate objec- ive is as much a part of the Jones program as are his proposals to accomplish it. The farm organization leaders <eep up their needling of the War Food Administration, but largely on current problems. They opposed ,he recently established ceiling on soft wheat. They are against establishing ceilings on citrus fruits, now under consideration. They are particularly opposed to any price rollbacks. Labor groups, on the other hand, keep up their pressure campaign for rollbacks on the cost of living. It is against all these confused und conflicting forces that thc War Food Administrator must work for thc acceptance of his program, which since thc 10,000-word food message to Congress has now become the President's program. Maybe Judge Jones can put it over. If not, watch for a lot of midnight oil burning around WFA. Polish Food Needs To Be Huff After Wor who recently returned from the states to MacArthur's headquarters, found the American Southwest Pacific forces were st|U.,;iri need ot more men and material) ;>• as they have been since, the! command was created. i Use of carrier-based planes pre-j sumably is relieving the shortage of land-based planes which Spencer reported has kept the tonnage of the heaviest bomb-load dropped on Rataaul below the daily average poured down on the Japs by the Allied command in India. The latest Japanese defeat at Rabaul and failure of their attack on the carrier failed to halt Japanese propagandists who continued to report great naval victories, fought and won with words over the Tokyo radio. Robber Caught in Act at McElroy Home Officers caught a man who identified himself as Richard Mc- Nomaca^it) MIC act j?f,..£R b b'r\g-.the. Fred "McElroy home on Highway 67, just beyond the Hope city limits, about 10:30 p. m. last night. The rober gained entrance to the house by breaking a glass pane in Sawmill at Crossett Gets Service Award end Kornin to the south, in steady but cautious advance. The First Ukrainian Army Is now less than 15 miles from Zhitomir, a The Maritza airfield on man-held island of Rhodes was hit! during the night, and an enemy* I convoy was attacked in daylight; Russian communique said, and yesterday near. Antikythen* island,; i • i , ] _«_ 1J__ «l.mi4. wiir4*trn^r KA+iirAni-1 : f door. Mr. called police and Mrs. McElroy when they entered _ ______ f ______ their home and discovered signs of robbery. Police Chief John Turner. Officer, Brown, Mosicr and State Policeman Howe!!.! arrived, a short time latei-iHnd'iirolintl ffiei.njtjbef: in a back : bech-bom;!' He'>,made< >no re : sistance and was lodged in county jail. Face Looks Familiar New Castle, Va. — (/P)— Mrs. George W. Craft, 73 years old, believes she is finally becoming a familiar figure around the New and the War Department to wit ness presentation of the Army-Navy "E" award to employes of the Crossett Lumber Company for their achievements in war production. The principal speaker at the ceremonies, Gov. Homer M. Adkins, said in a prepared address that Crossett, since the day of its founding, had been one of the state's .most valuable assets. Crossett industries long ago enlisted for the fight out nation now wages," the governor said. "No symbol of that enlistment was needed—so far as our state was concerned. But today it has come —the "E" pennant. "It will serve a good purpose. As it waves from its flag staff, you will be reminded that not only the but also the change during the last 24 hours, Allied headquarters announced. Alied airplanes struck out in new forays into the Balkans yesterday, bombing an oil refinery at Berat and the nearby Kucove airfield in Albania, and the airdrome at Mostar in Yugoslavia, besides carrying out widespread operations against German transports and supplies in Italy. A naval communique disclosed a heavy sea bombardment of enemy Crossett, Nov. 13 —(/P)— Towns poslt i ons a i ong the Gulf of Gaeta people turned out here today with Tuesday n j gnl an< i again at dawn „«,„=„,„ .„*. t ^.*i^. :gpy^pniepa wedn , eb . day- RAF p i anes , ]omecl in »nt m «,,t. the blastjng o£ the ^azis' western coastal flank, dropping flares to guide the gunners on the British destroyers Tyrian, Tumult, Gren ville, and the Polish destroyer Pio- run. U. S. troops in the push above Vencfro captured Filignano, four miles north, and Pozzili, two miles northeast o'f Venafro. The Germans were putting up the most stubborn resistance on the Fifth Army front in the Venafro and Mignano regions, where any deep Allied wedge there would seriously impair other points of their line. In one clash, Americans seized a hill, killing 30 Nazis and wounding 30 more. The retreating Germans ran into one of their own minefields, suffering further casualties. American losses were one killed, and three wounded. Coassack advance guards, after by< passing Korostyshev, are reported operating in the immediate vicinity of that via rail junction city. Traffic between the hard pressed German forces north and south of Zhitomir appeared likely to be cut soon, if it has not already been interrupted. Meanwhile the main forces of the First Army were reported massing for a direct assault on the rail center, front dispatches indicated, after a day's advance which netted them 100 , towns, an unspecified number of prisoners and great quantities of war sup- Castle Christian Church. She _has been teaching a class for the last 50 years has missed attending the class only a half-dozen times because of illness. Steady progress by Red Army spearheads toward Korosten, another rail junction on the> Leningrad-Odessa line northwest of Kiev, also Was reported in the Red Army communique. South of Rechitsa, where Soviet troops were driving into the Pripet marshes to, flank the German-held stronghold , of Gomel, 1,000 Nazis were killed and many prisoners taken, the com- munique said. Here again the retreating Germans gave up large stores of war gear. which lies about midway between 1 Crete and the Greek mainland. At least two vessels were hit, the Brit-J ish announcement said. ' Shipping and the harbor of Suda bay on Crete were blasted twice* by the British yesterday. '' Advices to Allied headquarters! here said there was no question' that the situation on Leros was critical. (BBC broadcast an announce- . ment that fighting was still under way, with the main Nazi drive moving on Leros, mam town on the island. , ^,1 ' (The .Berlin'radio announcement early today that) thef" ^ island had fallen, and said that/. British gains made during the"* Aegean campaign begun shortly*"*vi after Italyls scapitulation had been Army Intelligence Does Not Share Civilian Optimism for An Early End of Present War London —(/P>— Thc Polish government, studying post-war rehabilitation needs, estimates it will require well over 1,600,000 tons of food to feed Poland for six months after the war. The study breaks down meat needs to an average of 25 pounds for each person in the half-year, or just about one pound each a week. The fattening qualities of a big juicy apple, a large orange, und u medium si/i-d petal... urc In.: same. Washington, Nov. 13 — (IP)— Army intelligence, whose business it is to get all thc information obtainable about the enemy, today blueprinted for congressional examination the reasons why many military authorities do not share recent public optimism over prospects for winding up the war in a hurry- And Muj. Gen. George V. Strong, acting chief of the military intelligence division, after an exhaustive review of what the United Nations arc still up against, made this i grave observation: "Our main advantage in thc struggle is our ability to produce weapons. If. through unwillingness to face facts, we give up this advantage, if through over optimism we slow down production and relax our efforts, we may find that our opportunity for victory has escaped us permanently." The blueprint consisted of a review of a recent address before House members in secret session by Strong in which he presented data indicating the Germans are stronger now than in 1939 when they invaded Poland and that the real fight against Japan in the Pacific has only started. It was sent by the War Department to all congressmen, and was made public by Rep. Outland (D-Calif), who had previously quoted some of Strong's statements. The report as to Germany made these points: Germany has more than 300 well- irained divisions. United Nations optimism is based almost entirely on the ability "!' Russia to keep nearly three nuar- ters of the German army occupied and the ability of British and American aviators to continue tremendous raids on Germany's European fortress. German manpower increased from 23,000,000 employed in essential war industries in 1939 to 35. 000,000 now. Included in people of Arkansas, army and navy of the United States o ^ h^i of America recognize your worth Sunday school | fl yom . cxtraordjnary efforls . "That is thc highest recognition, the greatest tribute, that can come to any people on earth." Sawmill employes, men and women, were authorized by Under Secretary of War Robert E. Pat- terxon to wear the "E" award pin lapel during the next six months. There were 982 named for this award. To continue wearing the pins they must keep up the production which earned them. "I am sure that the pride of the lumber-jack and his wife and kid- pride of the paper mill employes dies is no greater today that the pride of the paper mill employes and his family, or the research chemist and his family, or thc clerk in the Crossett's corner drug store," the governor said. "You sawmill workers have upheld the traditions of Crossett, and in winning this award for the timber and lumber industry, you have joined Arkunsans in our ordnance works, our mines and mills and refineries, in a splendid demonstration of the calibre or Arkansas citizens generally." Col. F. G. Shcrrill, chief of the Army engineers' materials and equipment branch at Washington, came here to make thc presentation. Chief Justice Griffin Smith, or Arkansas, acted as master of ceremonies. E. C. Crossett and Peter Watzek, manager ot the local company were hosts to visitors. reduced to the islands of Samos; ",'f? * • iyS German armament Adkins Addresses Methodist Session El Dorado, Nov. 1 3—(/P)— Governor Adkins stressed the need of laymen's interest in the spread of Christianity now and in the postwar period in an address prepared for delivery today at the Little Rock Methodist conference. "Is it nothing to you and me," he said, "that 36,000,000 of our own American youth are receiving no religious instruction, Jewish, Catholic or Protestant?" The governor asserted that 80,00,000 of our citizens are not affiliated with any church, and only about forty per cent of our church people attend church with any reg- ularlity. Post-war are many new models of tanks, self-propelled guns, rocket guns and other equipment in some cases better than anything the Allied armies have. The German air force has become the weakest point of the Gcr- than forces in Europe, but even this weakness should not be overemphasized. Germans have lost many of their best pilots since 1939. Until last July their production more than made up for their materiel losses in combat. During the first six months of this year german aircraft production rose approximately 25 percent. During that time, despite losses, the Germans were building up a surplus of planes. Since July their losses have exceeded production, but un ; less this high attrition rate is maintained their losses will be quickly recuperated and to feed this recuperation the German air force has refused combat wherever possible. Germany's steel position is excellent. In 1938 she had a' production of 25.600,000 tons. She now controls resources with a total steel production of 42,000,000 tons, Germany maintains tremendous coal production. In 1942 she produced 186,000,000 tons. Axis Europe (Continued on Page TJircs) plans must include world-wide evangelism and a great Christian expeditionary force to the lour corners of the earth, he said. Announcement was made at yesterday's session that $8,000 had jeen set aside as a starting fund for construction of a Methodist orphanage. The board of conference claimants reported that $12 per service year had been apportioned for payment to claimants this year representing a total expenditure of more than $26,000. The conference will close tomorrow with announcement by Bishop Charles C. Selecman of appointments for the coming church year. Three Arkansas Airmen Decorated Southwest Pacific Allied Head quarters, Nov. 13 —(/P)— Three Ar kansans attached to Southwest Pa cific army air forces have beei decorated for meritorious perform unces in this area. First Lt. Paul to reynuhnr, nD vern. Ark., was one of four officers and men in the fifth air force to receive distinguished flying crosses for a bombing flight, Aug. 20 voer Wewak, new Guinea "during which they beal off savage attacks by enemy planes and dropped tlieir missies on the target area." Circus Record Kept Of Past Century Chattanooga, Tenn. — W)— Circuses may come and go. but A. L. Chumley, Chattanooga free lance writer, has the records of most all of them. Chumley Barnsdall's Hodnett Well Hits 2000 Ft. Stamps, Ark. Nov. 13 —(Special) Barnsdall Oil Company was drilling ahead at below 2000 feet at its Hodnett No. 1 in the NW NW section 10-15-24 in the new Midway field of Lafayette county and that company's Brunson No. 1 in the C of the NW NW section 3514-25 remains a location. The test will probably not be drilled until completion of the present Hodnett. Near Bradley, also in the county, Kerlyn Oil Company of Tulsa Okla. had derrick up at its wildcat test to be known as the International Paper Company No. 1 in the C of NW SW NW section 19-19-24, and were expecting to begin .drilling operations some time next week. MRS. GLADYS MARTIN Correspondent Seabee Cook Broils Fine Gator Steaks Island X((Pl— The U. S. Navy's Seabees stationed here are augmenting their meat rations in an unusual way. Near the 80lh Naval Construe lion Battalion's diggings there is a swamp containing alligators. One day one ot the 'gators ventured too close to civilization and promptly wound up in the Seabees galley. Henry T. Christian, ship's cook Second class, a native of Florida and an authority on alligator anatomy, prepared the evening meal for the officers' mess. One officer summed up the sentiment of thc mess by asserting that "those succulent suarian steaks were simply superb." Now regular hunting parties go after the crotters. In has the last 50 years, collected hundreds of handbills, heralds, booklets, programs, route books, tickets, passes and other similar items which he says represent most of the circuses in America for the past century. His oldest item is an advertisement of Hicketl's Circus in a Philadelphia paper dated July 22,1791. Writer Finds MacArthur Needs Material (Editor's N° te: When he first went into the Southwest Pacific as a war correspondent in 1942, Murlin Spencer found General McArthur in grivious need of more men 'and materiel. Recently returned to MacArthur's headquarters from a three month's vacation tour of the United States;' Spencer finds the need still as great despite popular belief at home (hat the needed ajd h.a.Shbeen sent,) By MURLIN SPENCER ',' Southwest Pac^ic Allied The several scpre persons from San Francisco to New York who told me emphatically that General Douglas MacArlhur's Southwest Pacific command is receiving great increases in war supplies and men, are mistaken. But it required a 7,500-mile voyage to make sure. Their constant repetition of the phrase, "but MacArlhur is receiving much more now," almost convinced me they might be right, despite the fact I had left the general's headquarters only short time before, Only a few short talks with key men and common soldiers were needed to learn that the constant pleas for more mep and more supplies, voiced for more than a year, haven't changed the situation materially- MacArthur's own headquarters, after the raid on the Jap • nese fortress at Rabaul in October, gave one clue. It was the largest raid ever staged by Lt. Gen. George C. Kenney's Fifth Air ForCe in the Southwest Pacific and approximately 300 planes took to the air to dump 350 tons of bombs on that New Britain base. KNIFE TRADE EXCLUSIVE Memphis. Tenn.M'jSign in the window of a sporting goods store: "Hunting knives for servicemen only." WALTER CRAIGHEAP St. Petersburg, Fla. -- Walter Graighcad, former secretary-treasure of thc Chicago Cubs of the National League and one-time Chicago hotel director. Squirrels Go On Tour Barber, Okla. —iJP)— Hundreds of gray squirrels, on a migratory journey, recently moved through Cherokee county. Scientist and sportsmen have puzzled over the motive that causes the shy re- dents to gather in bands and travel across country apparently oblivious to man's presence. The pleasant lemon-like sceni which is us.ed in soaps and cosmetics frequently comes from a tropical grass called cymbogon.

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