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MOM SfAK, HOP I, AftKANSAft frldoy, . '-' ."V* si an Setback Proves Germans Stiff Have Str Classified Ad* mutt b« In office day btfor* publication. All Wont Ads cash In advance. Not taken over the Phone. One tlm«—]c w«rJ, minimum JOe Three tim«»—3Vje word, minimum 50e Six tlmei—3c word, minimum lit One month—lie werd, mlnmlum $a.70 <otes are for continuous Insertions only THE'MORE YOU TELL tHE QUICKER YOU SELL" lysis of News by Mackenzie Editorial Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. .By DeWITT MacKENZIE f Associated Press War Analyst |%, Over-confident folk must have {[received the shock they deserve ftwhen. they saw the badly mauled | Hitlerites suddenly flare back with h& heavy counter-attack on • the [southern flank of the sharp Zhito- nir salient and force the Musco- ites to withdraw somewhat. _ ^;Such a display of strength and i |tgorale, coming on top of the Na_zj feet front Pl . ice> $350 o.oo. R. O. For Sale 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 horses, jacks, stallions and Shetland ponies. All stock guaranteed. Free truck delivery. At same location for 30 years. Windle Bros. 516 West Broad., Texarkana, Texas. 23-tf ALLEN street HOME east of JUST ACROSS fire station. 75 E-Tccapture of Aegean islands and rtfee' difficulties encountered by the i-Allies'in Italy, certainly is disturb- frlng tc-'wishful thinking. Still, I hope " of this column hadn't misjudged the situation, because only Jafst Tuesday I pointed out that the Jpfermans were attacking to slow i'down the Red drive at Zhitomir, [§nd added that "the ability Of the j to stage such counter IjJnrUsts should dispel any notion Iftliat they are a crushed and routed JTarmy." ^However, while this is a sharp [reminder that the Germans still Ehav'e much strength and are dari- J»gerous, it doesn't alter the fact f-th'afthey are on the road to defeat; "uch bursts of striking-power are urely defensive. Zhitomir salient show Kouldn't be surprising. The sur- ~ising thing would have been if it idn't come, for that would have Bpported the idea that the Hitler- 'es were indeed in a state of col- JDf course, their battle-front is : in .; ^precarious position as witness Rpday's reports of smashing Red fcvictories at Korosten and in the qniel sector — and under such ...j.^rcumstances they might be Ohrown into a debacle. But- they f.ljEaven't been in such a disorgan- I'ized state yet. "Jilt's almost a truism that any great army, fighting on a broad *" A pnt, can always make a dent in he enemy line by a quick and I'hcavy concentration of troops at a f " "yen point. The Germans are said "have employed 150,000.men on a ^ narrow front below Zhitomir, and What's a lot of troops. The signifi- p --~r thing Is that while the Red at bent, it held and surged back. !^.The -German attack on the flank ,'offthe Zhitomir salient was calcu- | Mated to give them time to with- their own imperiled right ., „ tb.the south.' That right flank bulges out toward the east in a ~~ eat arc more than 600 miles long. :$The Zhitomir salient is stretch- ir out a long, wiry arm that threatens to turn this arc into a t-hujge trap in which great numbers |.6t'*Germans might be caught. With- Mri'ithis is the smaller Dnjeper^bend Bridewell, Agent. 19-3tp 80 ACRE FARM SIX MILES FROM Hope on Rosston highway no. 4. Two houses and barn. See Mr. Roy Collier, 806 West 4th St. or call 149R. . 13-6tp ONE GIRLS BICYCLE. IN GOOD condition and good tires. See L C. Mays, Phone 126. 17-3tp TWO, 500 CHICK, CANOPY TYPE. Lyons electric brooders. Price $15 each. Lee H. Garland, 503 South Elm St. Phone 270-W. 18-3tp Wonted to Buy MEN AND BOYS' CLOTHES, MEN and boys' shirts. Ladies' and childrens' coats. Men, women and chlldrens' low heel shoes. R. M. Patterson Store, Hope, Ark. 19-lmc Lost SMALL BLUE - TICK HOUND. Last seen November 3 on Mayo River, $10 reward. See C. M. Momom, Hope, Rt. 1. 15-6tp Real Estate for Sale 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. Wanted to Rent FIVE OR SIX-ROOM HOUSE Prefer Ward 1 or 2. Employed in city. Reasonably permanent. Nc small children. Reference. Cal Hope Star. 2-tfdh 4 OR 5 ROOM HOUSE. PERMA nent employment. No small children. Phone 404-W. 13-6tp FIVE OR SIX ROOM HOUSE, unfurnished. Going in business here. Call 646-W. 18-3tp Notice CHRISTMAS GIFTS ON DISPLAY and on hand at my home. All kinds of Fuller brushes. 902 South Fulton, Phone 938. Mrs. ;'Leon Bundy. . 19-tf 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 Wanted MAN TO MILK COWS. WILL • furnish house with running water wood, truck patches. Good wages. Will take moderate size family. If interested, see L. C Sommerville, Phone 815-J. 19-3tp Personal FOR SALE: ONE ELECTRIC sewing machine, several non- electrics, two hand vacuum cleaners. Sewing machines bought, sold, rented, repaired. James Allen, 621 Fulton St., Hope, Ark., phone 322-J 2-lmp PERMANENT WAVE, 59c! DC your own Permanent with Charm Kurl Kit. Complete equipmen including 40 curlers and shampoo Easy to do, absolutely harmles Praised by thousands includin Fay McKenzie, glamorous mov star. Money refunded if nc satisfied. Morgan & Lindse t Redskins Will Draw Crowd at Chicago By BOB MEYER United Press Staff Correspondent Chicago, Nov. 19 UP — Short unts and passes from pro football ircles ... The Washington Redskins will lay to their fourth consecutive ellout crowd at home Sunday when hey battle the Chicago Bears in a preview" to the league playoff Dec. 19 ... The game has been old out for two weeks with 91,000 equests for only 35,450 seats . t will be the third straight appear- ,nce the Bears have made before apacity crowds . . . They had 43, 25 at the Green Bay game in Chi ago and 56,681 at New York last Sunday . . . Out of that throng of 56,681 at Vew York, only one man found the ormula for stopping Sid Luckman He was a fan who refused to relinquish the ball after the sixth 3ear touchdown . . . William A. Shea, representing Owner Ted Collins, has announcec ;hat Boston's professional fdotbal team will be called the "Yanks," . Collins, veteran radio man and manager of Kate Smith, wa granted the franchise last Jun and will be ready to operate hi club next year . . . A bianco at the home towns o the pro stars reveals that famou men still spring from homeable be ginnings . . . Frankie Sinkwich, De troit backfield ace, was born Zagreb. Croatia, for example . . . Buckets Goldenberg, Green Bay guard, came over from Odessa, Russia, and Mike Corgan, Detroit fullback, was born in Olongapo, Philippine Islands . . . Other foreign-born pros include Enio Conti, Phil-Pitt guard, of Naples, Italy, and Ray Hare, Redskin back, of Glcnbush, Saskatchewan . . . Al Hoptowit, Bear -tackle, was born on the Yakima Indian reservation in Washington . . . Doug McNulty, Bear fullback, and Roy Zimmerman, Phil-Pitt back, both hail from Kansas, but any similarity to their home towns is strictly coincidental . . . McEnulty is from Longanoxie and Zimmerman from Tonganoxie . •-' Nashville-Hope to Battle it Out Tonight Nashville is making big plans to ntertatn the Hope Bobcats tonight vhen the two teams meet in the second of a two-game series on tho Scrapper field. The game will be homecoming 'or the Scrappers and Miss Mary Elizabeth Bright, sister of the late Vasco Bright, one of Hope's football greats, will be crowned queen. Vliss Bright is attending school in Mashville this year. Bands from the two schools will perform during the halftime period. In the first contest the Bobcats came from behind to tie the Howard county eleven 19-19, In one of the best games here this year. It was a battle all the Way with Hope scoring all their touchdowns on the ground, while Nashville look to the air. Tonight's game promises to be even better than the first contest as both squads will be gunning for a victory. Many local fans plan to accom pany the team. propellers' horizontal fins. These fins are diving fins and at no. lime do these .submarines take on Water ballast to submerge. The submerging and surfacing is accomplished entirely by these fins plus the power furnished by the two propellers. However, alter firing a torpedo, to compensate for the loss of weight there is n small trap door beneath the bow of the sub through which sufficient water is taken on to maintain a balance. Otherwise the sub would assume a vertical position. The air tanks in the fore part of the midseclion control the flow of water through this door and egulate the valves for emitting any excess water. The only means of entrance or exit to the submarine is through a 15Vi inch opening atop the conning .ower. You will perhaps notice the lower rung of a ladder just in front of the officer. This gives them thcii start up. The rest of the way, they have to pull themselves hand ovci hand. They have no room to bane their knees. IT they should do so they would become stuck in the conning tower shaft. The surface speed is estimated at 14 knots; submerged, G to 8 knots, the diving depth only 15 feel. The hull is made of 1/4 inch to 3/8 inch plate steel and comes in Jap Sub three sections^ The bow hoilsirig the 'irlng power; the mldsectlo'ft .housing the batteries, the officers' tfnd mechanic stations and the stern housing the motor and drive shaft. These three sections are bolted 1(5- gethcr. ' • The blue grey material on the outside of the submarine was put on by the Navy Department for touring purposes. The tracks running around the bow and stern sec in cradle-like rests are there so thnt we might roll the submarine over on its side when coming to a low overpass or bridge. The port- THtfil Kr*ed with O « the™ roimdworms can cftune f«»l Other warning nre: unen»y stomach, Mr- Vou.ne.is, Uchlna P^ts-.K youoVen •u»p«t toundworms. 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LOUIS LIVESTOCK' © National Stockyards, II., Nov. 19 uneven; 180 Ibs. up steady; lighter weights steady to 25 lower mostly 15-25 lower sows 15-25 lower; bolk good and choice 20-270 Ibs. 13.60-70; mostly 13.60; top 13.70; 280-350 Ibs. 13.00-50 170-190 Ibs. 12.85-13.50; 140-160 Ibs. 7.50-12.65 few 12.75 120-140 Ibs. 10.50-11.65; few 11.75; 100-120 Ibs. 9.50-10.75; most good sows 12.50 few 12.60; stags 12.75 down. Cattle, 2,'500 calves, 800; generally steady in active cleanup trade; odd lots common and med- ium steers 10.0-12.50; medium and good heifers and mixed yearlings 9.00-12.50; common and medium beef cows 7.75-10.00; medium and good sausage bulls 9.00-11.0; good and choice vealers 14.25; medium and good 11.75-13.00; nominal range slaughter" steers 9.50-16.25 slaughter heifers 8.00-15.50; stocker and feeder steers 7.50-13.00. Sheep, 2,000; receipts mostly trucked-in lambs and ewes; market opened steady; around two decks good to mostly choice wool- ed lambs to small kilers 13.25. E. PINKHAM'S Wonted —Milk t Attention Farm Producers! We will buy all the fresh milk ,;, -' you can bring in to Qlie's Dairy ;rap which the world has been watching tensely for several weeks. Rather paradoxically, such German counter-attacks are really to the advantage of the Muscovites. Every fresh effort of this sort further weakens the Nazis, who no longer have the reserve manpower or the equipment to do more than stand off defeat for a while longer. Well, so much by way of explaining the significance of Hitler's display of strength. The Russians still retain the initiative and are doing a masterful job of cutting to pieces that ever lengthening German front which hourly becomes more difficult to defend. Super-optimists and wishful thinkers can resume their placid contemplation of the show. The fresh Red triumphs north of Zhitomir are of great importance —fully warranting the roars of triumph which last night burst from the throats of 124 victory guns in MOSCOW. The capture of the railway junction of Korosten, sixty miles from the old Polish border, has severed communication between the German armies in the Ukraine and those in White Russia in the north. The fall of Rechitsa to the north places the invaders in the Gomel sector, with its strategic railways, on a tough spot. Yesterday was another grand day for Russian arms. SPORTS ROUNDUP -If li|h S. Fitortti, Ir, Associated Press Sports Columnist New York, Nov. 19 (/P)— Drum beater Harry Markson is beginning to wonder if the 135-pound boxing division wasn't misnamed "lightweight" when it should have been "welterweight." . . . Because, he will bring a dozen new golf balls. . . . . The postman will make the awards of varsity football letters for Lawrence College (Wis.) this fall. Nine of the 19 men who won them have been transferred by the says, "the lightweight title always navy . . . Manager Tommy Thorn- is in a welter of confusion." That leads right up to the fact that Bobcat Bob Montgomery and Beau Jack will fight for the New York- Pennsylvania version of the title tonight and ten days later Sammy Angott, who regained the N. B. A. championship by whipping Slugger White, will appear merely as a "leading contender" when he fights Bobby Ruffin in the same ring . . . The lightweight and bantamweight titles are the only ones that haven't been "frozen" for the duration, which explains the concentration of chaos. Sea lions reach a weight of 1,200 to 1,800 pounds. Are You 'REALLY DEAF"? Fe,w people are actually "deaf". Most people who are called "deaf are really only har4 of hearing, and could enjoy conversation with family and friends, music and other normal activities with the New Symphonic Acousticqn, mil PRIVATE DEMONSTRATION Tuesday,. November 23, Como Hotel, Hot Springs, Ark. Wednesday, November 24, Main Hotel, Glenwood, Ark. Thursday, November 25, Garner Hotel, Nashville, Ark. Friday, November 26, Commercial Hotel, Gurdon, Ark. Whether you »re now very hard of hearing or if you are just losing your hearing—don't miss this opportunity to learn how you can be helped to HEAR PETTEB.-thanks to new discoveries of the U.S. Government Deafness Survey. No obligation. AsJf for Acousticofl. Lightweight Thinking Stretching a few points, if Beau Jack wins tonight's brawl, he'll be only the second 135-pound cham pion to regain the crown from the same man who took it from him. . . . . The other was Lou Ambers, when he beat Henry Armstrong . And in that case, Montgomery can think a toothache for saving him from becoming the shortest-reigned 135-pound boss in ring history . Adding a few more items on the same subject, besides two worlc champions and one ex-champion, the next two Garden cards wil present the lightweight champions af Louisiana (Ruffin) and of Texas (Mike Delia, who fights in a pre lim tonight. ACOUSTKON .HtL IN " '- IL'Vlh'iVI'M HNJIN-. Observation Post Baseball Secretary Leslie O'Con nor reveals some major leagu players received as little as $3 ; game for playing in the Souther: California winter league ... Be Branch Rickey didn't have any thing to say about those big salar ies. One-Minute Sports Page Young Johnny Lujack really, i filling Angelo Bertelli's shoes Notre Dame. When he needed new pair of gridiron brogans re cently, equipment manage brought out a pair of 10 1-2's tha Bertelli had ordered but never had used . . . The U. S. Golf Association will begin its 50th year Dec. 22, with no hope that Santa Claus s of the Baltimore Orioles recent wrote to 21 ball clubs asking if icy had any players to sell. Seven een answered they were interested n trades but not in selling for aosh. set, from striking a floating object and exploding, and second to cut larbor and other protecting nets. The prong between the two warheads is there for towing purposes only. These submarines were towed n groups to a target area. Now after firing the two torpedoes the submarine was to seek a third target, dive under it or come along side of it and the officer would touch off the demolition charge, destroying the crew, the submarine and the target. The entire firing power is controlled by the officer from his station directly beneath the conning tower. He also controls .all the navigation of the submarine from there. When you are up on the catwalk and look through the ports at the section, you will sec a reasonable facsimile of a Japanese officer, in an authentic uniform standing at his post behind the periscope, within arms reach of all the valves, switches, buttons, necessary to fire the sub's charges and navigate it. You will also note that the officer has no room to sit down. The mechanic fares little better. You will notice as you peer through the next group of ports that the mechanic can recline on batteries, but he has no room to stand up. His sole duty is to keep the motor running. The highest point within the submarine is directly beneath the coning tower and that is only 5 feet 1 inch. When the officer and mechanic go from one compartment to the other they must assume a crawling position. The submarine is powered b; 1 storage batteries, similar to the jattery in your car. In this par- .icular submarine there were 10- jatteries alligned in four banks When the energy from one banl- was spent the officer would throw a switch to another bank and so on until all the power was expended Then the submarine would have to surface as there was no way tc recharge the batteries. In surfacing the submarine would become an easy prey either for the element of the sea or for its intended vie tim. An electric motor in the ster of the sub turns a dual drive shai spinning two propellers in opposit directions. The reasons for the tw propellers are many. They give th submarine additional power an' speed, prevent torque (that is th turning over of the sub) and kee it on an even keel. You will see on either side of the Gel Rid of Carbon in Combustion Chamber Slow Wartime Driving Sludge Can Ruin Promotes Sludge! Car Engines! "DE-SLUDGE YOUR CAR'S ENGINE!" Stop Oil Pumping and SparkPlug Fouling VITAL TO CAR ECONOMY AND PERFORMANCE... ADVISABLE EVERY 10,000 MILES! A complete do-sludging job will do thes* things for you :~; i I Give you better gasoline economy. 2. Restore complete lubrication to all vital parts of your engine. 3. Eliminate corrosive and damaging chemical deposits which contaminate yaur lubricating oil. 4. Increase all economy and In many cases eliminate oil pumping. 5. Improve the smoothness of engine performance. 6. Prolong the lite of your engine. LIT YOUR CHEVROLET DEALER "DE-SLUDGE YOUR CAR" AND HELP TO KEEP IT SERVING DEPENDABLY AND ECONOMICALLY FOR THE DURATION! SKfD YOUR WAR BONO PURCHASES-Speed the Day of Victor/ Remove Sludg* and Carbon Deposits Clean Carbvn- Coated Valves Clean Sludge- Packed Piston Rings Clean Sludge- Clogged Oil Screen Young Chevrolet Co. HOPE C ARKANSAS Service Dept. After seeing the Army-Notre Dame and Dartmouth - Cornel ames while he was on furlough, 3 fc. Charlig Callahan sends word rom Peterson Field, Colo., that he igures Colorado College can be anked with any team in the coun ry except the Irish . . . Hillsborp, Ohio, hitherto noted only for turn ng out Joe Hiestand, the trap hooter, and this columnist's ok man, hud three representatives or an army baseball team which piled up a year-long string of 27 vie- ories, starting on Fiji and ending n Guadalcanal with a single loss o a marine outfit. The CO.O. of ho unit, Col. Deforest R. Roush, First Sergeant Howard Duckwald, shortstop, and Corp. Kenneth Johnson, outfielder, all hail from Hillsboro . . . Leland "Bunky" Morris, the H2-pounder who played a lot of good football at Syracuse U., has aeen discharged from the army because of a "bursted knee" he received playing touch football at camp. Crimson Construction The Liberty ship Percy D. Haughton, named for the famous Harvard coach, will be launched Monday at Portland, Maine , . . We assume it has been constructed along regular Harvard lines —a South Boston line and a back bay taackfield. CUT AUCTIONEERS' PRICE $83 Fremont. O. —UP— A Fremont housewife paid a steep price for a washing machine at an auction sale here, but time proved it to be a good buy. Although the woman paid $100 for the machine, the Sandusky county ration board ruled the auctioneers had violated OPA. price ceilings and ordered a refund of $B2. NOTICE For Sale At Auction All Buildings and Equipment Located Al Old CCC Camp 6 Miles South of Hope Monday, November 22nd Sale Starts at 10 O'Clock |y the American Legion Hope Star tHE WSAfHER Arkansas: fair, this afternoon, tonight and Sunday; not quite so warn in north portion this after- hoon. Y^Aft; \fol_. 45—NO. 33 Star of Hop*, 1899; Press, 1927, Coroolldattd January IB, 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS; SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1943 (AP)—Means Associated Press (NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n PRICE 5c COPY s Strike Near Cherkasi a Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor ALEX. H. WASHBURN On Being Ourselves Even While Fighting a War I have been reading the complete-text report which our five American senators published following their return from a world tour of the fighting fronts. You will recall who the senators are: Richard B. Russell, Georgia; Al-i ~~~—~~ O'oerl B. Chandler, Kentucky; Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., Massachusclls; James M. Mead, New York; and Ralph O. Brcwster, Maine. They agreed on a 10-point summary, one Horn of which stirred the whole Allied world. That was No. C, which read as follows: "The United Statse has con- slruotcd huge airfields all over the world at tremendous cost to our people. The use of some of these fields in the future may be just as essential to our security as battleships or divisions. We have no postwar rights of access to these fields outside the Western Hemisphere at the present time. These rights of access are also indispensable to the vitally important growth of commercial .v.-'ii.lon." It was this unanimous conclusion of the five senators which stirred up our English Allies following pub- Formations of Planes Again Cross Channel London, Nov. 20 (/P)— Formations of light Allied planes swept out across the channel today in a swift follow-up to a heavy assault by the RAF last night on the German chemical center of Levcrku- son where poison gas compnnonls are made. The daylight foray was ( O a continuation of the intensive new aerial offensive which has seen six hc^vy raids from Britain "in four days. : Last night's four-engined bomber assault, directed also against other unspecified Rhincland targets,, was lication of the report. But no such harmony exists among the five when discussing UIIOMVV.4&4VM IVIllllvmUU VUl UULDl , Wtlo .. .. ..... .. . , the second within 12 hours against other matters "J their nd vidua Nazi'centers of. chemical warfare £P rnlts ' Despite the fact that he is .,' j „„„ u m.._ i i /..MAJ the ijrandson of that Lodge who and. research. Five bombers failed to'return. : Although details were lacking, the., force of heavy bombers presumably was smaller than the record fleet of some 1,000 four-engin- c4 heavyweights flung against Berlin .and Ludwigshafen's chemical plants Thursday night with their bomb bays crammed with 2,50 , lonjt^tons. of>ib]ockbustor»-and-*ia"- ' ccndiaries, one of the heaviest airborne loads of the war. Unfavorable weather conditions prevented an immediate asses- ment of the damage done last night in the fifth raid of the war on • Lwerkusen's chemical plants. The city was last hit on Aug. 22 Canadian formations played an important part in last night's assault, and a Hoyal Canadian air force com muniquo said that three of the five missing planes were Canadian. Berlin's blazing suburbs lit up the ;dark skies as the result of the Thursday night assault on that most" important of bombing targets, and reports to Sweden and London said chaos was evident in | the German capital. American Fortresses escorted by Thunderbolst attacked targets on western Germany by daylight yes terday and returned to their base without loss. Pilots said they did I not encounter a single enemy fight " cr and but little anti-aircraft fire The targets were not named in th U. S. communique and no explana tion was given for the mission. As last night's raid carried th current Allied air offensive I ^ New Heights, Maj. Gen. Willian E, Kcpner, chief of the U. S. Eight Air Force's fighter command, declared that "Now we have only to increase our bombers and support fighters proportionately and •m. concentrate against heavy industry *'• for Germany to crumble." Kcpner said the Allies had defeated the strategy of the German high command in the air. We have been outnumbered occasionally," he said, "but we have de* fcatcd them every time." He added that German "rocket" planes were not causing the Allies much worry, characterizing combat with rocket ships as a"holiday" for the American fighters. he grandson of that Lodge /recked American participation in ic League of Nations a quarter entury ago, I found Senator Lodge Hering this impressive caution ic American people: "Insofar as foreign opinion about the United States is concerned, there seem to be two impressions. One is an expecta- \.tian of gifts and favors from the United Statcs'wliich are far beyond our capacity to confer. The other is a fear, which I think is unreasonable, of the expansion of our foreign trade and of our world-wide aviation. "Again I was impressed with the dangers of overstatement and of making promises which are impossible of fulfillment. I submit once again that a clear, frank statement of national aims, based on national interest and guided by justice, wquld accomplish more , good for the world and would cause (ess hatred and disillusionmerit later on. In other words, there is no League of Nations as yet—and America alone is not going to deliver a quart of milk every day to every living person throughout the world, no matter what somebody may promise in the heat of war. That's what Lodge meant when he emphasized the phrase "national aims," as differentiated from loose- jointed international talk. All the more reason, therefore, to feel gratified at the outcome of the recent Moscow por'fercnce b:- twcen Britain, Russia and (he United States. It was a meeting of three national governments to outline, in the absence of any international framework, a dependable alliance for handling the post-war world . . . and, incidentally, to choke off irresponsible promising now that might lead to another war later on. Allies Strike at Jap Defenses Over Wide Area —War in Pacific By The Associated Press Growing Allied air power bom- nirdod Japanese defensive posi- ons over a great explosive arc tretching nearly a sixth of the fay around the world from the real naval base at Socrbaja, ava, to aerial outposts in the mid- 'acific Gilbert and Marshall slands. Allied dominance over the outer ringcs of Japan's southern defense vas indicated when army Libera- or bombers completed their sixth uccessive day of raiding Gilbert- Vlnrshall bases without the loss of i man or plane. In the newest thrust, carrier- based American planes poured 90 ons of bombs on Nauru, a third of the way down from the Gilbert- VTurshall group toward the Solo- nons. This raid completed a day's work Thursday that included an attack on Bctio island of Tarawa atoll of the Gilberts. While major fighting was limited to the New Guinea theater, the quickening American activity throughout the Pacific brought a warning to the Japanese home front. Hereafter, said Admiral Kichisaburo Nomura (the prc- Pearl Harbor "peace envoy" to Washington) America's counter-operations against Japan "with Anglo-American sea power as the root," will be "hastened and will steadily swell." The Nipponese military lent important emphasis to this fear by the reported withdrawal of heavy forces of seasoned troops from North China and:,Manchukuo, Chi-, nesc sources predicted they were headed for the Southwest Pacific. Allied soldiers advanced in bitter jungle fighting on the New Guinea land front as the air arm swung out in the most extensive campaign of the Pacific war. Radio Tokyo said Japanese forces at Satlclberg, New Guinea, had repelled an American tank- supported attack Tuesday. But General Douglas MacArthur announced that Australian fighters had advanced against enemy plateau positions only one mile from Salzclborg in, the battle to flank "Jap-held New Britain. Maj. Gen. Eugene Reybold, chief engineer of the U. S. army corps of Appropriations Cut Underway in Congress —Washington By The Associated Press Washington, Nov. 20 — Congress appeared ready today to take off on one of its periodical appropriation-slashing campaigns. Government spending for the war could be cut by $25,000,000,000 this fiscal year, in the opinion of Senator Russel (D-Ga), through careful congressional examination of all requests for appropriations. "The war plants are built and the machine is functioning smoothly, and now we have time that we didn't have before to examine appropriation requests carefully," Russell, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, commented. The latest economy spree on Capitol Hill started with the Wai- Department's disclosure that it was returning to the treasury $13,000,000,000 it wouldn't need this year. The kick-back is part of the $71,500,000,000 army appropriation bill. Senator Maloney (D-Conn) said when the measure was passed that he fell it contained "waste and extravagance," but added the appropriating committee didn't know where to cut it. Rep. Tabcr (R-NY) disclosed thai the navy expected to save be- YEAR OF ATTACK Amtrieans Land at Salerno Sept. 9 Allies Land at Oron, Casablanca and Algie on Nov. 8,1942 Quit Zhitomir But Offset Loss byTakingOvruch • — Europe It has been a year of steady advances for the Allies in North Africa and Europe, but the road to 'Germany is still a hard one. Map spots key war events through the year following the British-American invasion of North Africa on the night of Nov. 7-8, 1942. twccn $4,000,000,000 and $5,000,000,000 of its current allotment. From other members of Congress came demands that House or Senate committees probe the expenditures and appropriation requests of all war agencies to seek further refunds. Although the Treasury said Fifth, Eighth Armies Move Up in Italy By EDWARD KENNEDY ' Allied Headquarters, Algiers, Nov.j 20 (/P) —Despite mud, flood and ifierce enemy opposition, both the Allied Fifth and Eighth armies have! gained ground at several points on the Italian front in the last )M hours and the British have advanced five miles to capture Perano i in the Sangro river valley. decreased outlay would not alter Affjed headquarters announced its - request for " $10,50,000^0'00' 1 -~in' -thal / *te«*&f-"6«nY~Sir- Bernard-Is? Legion May Form Powerful Bloc By JOY PAISLEY Little Rock, Nov. 20 —(fl 1 )— The American Legion, should it wish to desert its announced "no-politics" stand, could form a powerful bloc in Arkansas' 1944 elections,,, predicts an informed capital observer who is a legionnaire. the engineers, said in New Guinea that it looked as though the Japs were on the run in the Southwest Paci fie and, given enough men and equipment, the Allies would keep them running. In Washington, Secreatry of the Navy Knox declared: "Our positions in the South and Southwest Pacific grows stronger as the Japanese positions grow weaker." The battle for final supremacy in the Solomons erupted in pulverizing raids on Buka, just off Bougainville, where, in three days, American planes and warships laid down a 241 ton barrage of bombs and shells. There was no word of ground action on Bougainville itself, Japan's last major hold on the Solomons (hey once dominated. new taxes, Chairman George (D- Ga> of the Senate Finance Committee observed that the refunds certainly would cut the prospective deficit. Tax Debate To Start George said also that he was sure the Senate would support the 52,140,000,000 (in new revenue) tax Mil already approved by the House Ways and Means Committee, which originates all levying legislation. The measure probably will pass the House virtually in its present form two days after it reaches the House floor for debate Tuesday. Most of the new revenue is to be picked up from higher postal rates, increased excises on luxuries and boosted excess profits levies on cor porations. Food Czar Needed? House members embroiled in a dispute over legislation to ban consumer subsidies may have to wrestle with new suggestions tha a food czar be named to contro both prices and production. Montgomery's Eighth Army had taken the little town on the east side of the flooded river, about a mile and a half northeast of Archi, ind the point of origin lor recent enemy counterattacks in the area 3out 13 miles inland from the Ad- •iatic. Continued on Page Four) tr 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. Meats, Cheese, Butter and Fats: October 24-r-Firsl day for brown stamp G in Ration Book 3. October 31—First day for brown starrip 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. Sug^r: November 1 — First day for sugar stamp No. 29 in Ration Book 4. Good for five pounds. Big Liberators attacked Soeraba- ja in a 2400-mile roundtrip flight for the third raid this month on the former Dutch naval base. An airdrome on nearby Bali felt the sting of Alied bombs for the first time. In China American fighter planes smashed at enemy positions in the Tungting lake and Salween river areas but Chinese dispatches said Chinese troops were forced to withdraw in one area when the Japs used poison gas. . -rua 9 IJBI — Missouri Youth Admits Slaying Harrisonvillc, Mo., Nov. 20 —(/Pi — Charged with first degree murder and manslaughter, tow-headed Donald Gene Ervin, 14, clung to his story today that he had killed a neighbor farm woman because he didn't "like" her and "became mad when she said she was going to tell my father I was hunting with a gun." In the presence of his grief- stricken father, Loyd Ervin, and Rep. Jenkins (R-Ohio), chairmai of a Republican food study com mittce, said that on Monday he would suggest the food czar proposal as an amendment to a measure extending the life of the Commodity Credit Corporation, a •. bill which includes the subsidy ban. Supporters of the administration's subsidy program maintain that its elimination would lead to inflation. Opponents contend its continuance means nationwide regimentation and destruction of free Hpdnett No. 1 Giving Trouble to Drillers Stumps, Ark. Nov. 20, (Special) Burnsdall Oil Company encountered difficulty at its Hodnelt No. 1 test in the Midway field of Lafayette county, and operators were compelled to plug back to the 1100 £uut level to straigntcn hole, drilling will proceed tomarrow. Exact location of the Hodnctt test is the NW NW section 10-15-24. That company's Brunson No. 1 in the NW NW section 35-14-25 re- muins location. In the southern part of this county. Kerlyn Oil Company of Tulsa Okla. were completing rigging operations at its wildcat test near Bradley, known as the International Paper Company No. 1 and located in the NW SW NW of lwo attorneys retained to represent enterprise. Rep. Rampseck GaJ, the Democratic whip, November 21— Last day for No. S coupons in A Ration Book, good far three gaUons. B and C coupouis arc good for two gallons section 19-19-24. Operators expect to spud in early next week. The test is located about % mile south cast of Bradley, contract depth is 6300 feel or the Petit Lime. ARKANSAN PROMOTED Washington, Nov. 20 (/P) Levi Dale Ward, 308 Barton St., Little Rock, Ark., has been promoted temporarily from second to first lieutenant in the air corps, the War Department announced today. .^fqf The first passenger elevator was installed to New York iu 1857. lim, the boy went over his story 'or two hours yesterday in the office of County Attorney George R. Chamberlin, steadfastly insisting he had hit Mrs. Wilma Russell, 28, with a rock last Tuesday afternoon and dragged her body into u culvert. His father, wiping tears from his eyes frequently, repeatedly urged the boy to "tell the truth." American automotive war plants are turning out an estimated ten billion dollars worth of war material annually. CD- said after general debate was concluded in the House yesterday that the anti-subsidy forces had gained strength since last summer. McNutt May Ask Veto The Senate is expected to pass a measure on Monday putting Prc- Pearl Harbor fathers at the bottom of the draft pool and stripping War Manpower Commissioner Paul V. McNutt of authority over Selective Service operations. The measure passed the House without dissent two days ago. Capitol Hill sources heard, however, that McNutt may ask President Roosevelt to veto the bill. «qr. -j •»»— Germans Block Petain's Speech By THOMAS F. HAWKINS Bern, Nov. 20 —(/P)— Marshal Henri Philippe Petain has drafted a new French constitution along Democratic lines which the Nazis have prevented him from promul gating, and has renounced Pierre Laval as his successor in a decree ulso hushed up, it was disclosed today. The 87-year-old chief of state's abrupt turn from German domination, which he had previously declared France honor-bound to follow because of the 1940 peace treaty, was revealed in the publication of a speech he was never permitted to deliver. The magnetic north pole is about 1,400 miles away from the geographical pole. Two Arkansas Officers Get Star Award Southwest Pacific Allied Headquarters, Nov. 20 —(/P)— Two Ar kansans, Lt. Roger J. Conway, Texarkana, and T-Sgt. Charles W. Grantham, Stuttgart, have been awarded Silver Stars by Gen. George C. Kenney, commander of Allied Air Forces in Australia, foi a mission in which their pilot led a formation through a bombing run despite interception by 30 Jap fight crs of which 13 were destroyed. They were members of the Lib erator crew led by Maj. Dale J Thornhill, Shreveport, La. Thorn hill's formation encountered in tense flak as it approached Boran airdrome near Wewak, New Guin ea Aug. 29. Just as the bombin run was started, the formation wa jumped by 30 Jap fighters. DC spite these attacks, the formation continued over the target and destroyed many grounded Jap aircraft. Thornhill then did everything in nis power to protect one aircraft which has been crippled in combat. $1,124 Netted War by Visit of Submarine Slavs Gain Despite Nazi Reinforcements London, Nov. 20 —(/P)— Yugoslav Partisans were battling heavily reinforced German and Quisling forces in widely-scattered areas, scoring successes in Serbia and Hercegovina but falling back before steady enemy pressure in Dalmatia, a communique broadcast by the Yugoslav Liberation Army reported today. Severe losess were inflicted on the Nazis and Chetniks on the Bosnia-Serbian border near Sjemce, more than 100 enemy dead being counted in fighting which still continues, the bulletin said. Other German attacks were repulsed at Dra- govice, near Smederova, the report added. Fulbright May Get in Senate Race By SAM HARRIS Little Rock, Nov. 20 — (/P)— Rep. J. W. (Bill) Fulbright, Fuyette- ville, frequently mentioned as a possible candidate for the United States Senate in next summer's primaries, makes his first visit to Little Rock in several months Dec. 10 and political dopesters wondered today if his role in the campaign may not be determined by the visit. Burma Front Rivals Scenes of Zone Grey By FRANK L. MARTIN A U. S. Air Force Camp in Northern Burma, No. 9 (Delay- d) —(/P)— This Allied camp with- sound of Chinese manhinegun re rivals the frontier scenes de- cribed by Zane Grey. I am spending tonignt in a primitive camp under tall trees be- ide a river full of 18-inch fish and jordered by the heaviest jungle. Around me the glow of more than dozen sparkling fires is reflected upon the faces of Americans, Jritish, Chinese and local native ighting scouts. The meat of wild )uffalo killed this morning is cook- ng in blackened pots over all the fires. Chinese with bren guns and longhaired natives with long, antiquated rifles aVid wide, flat-bladed cnives are standing guard on the camp defense perimeter. All the men here are wearing dirty clothes that were torn to shreds as they fought their way more than 10 miles through forgotten trails. We made our beds on freshly cut elephant grass with a low bamboo lean-to over our heads to protect us from the dew which falls like rain during the night from the tree tops. The natives circled the fire nearest to me cooking fish heads on a stick with hot wild peppers picked beside the river. Conversation around the American campfire halted when a Chinese soldier stumbled into camp seeking medical aid. Later an American doctor reported he extracted from the wounded soldier a piece of shrapnel from a Japanese mortar shell. Tal, blond Col. L. E. Seeman of Memphis, Tenn., just walked into camp from 14 miles away. While Sccman picked off leeches in the firelight Robert R. Laurel of 10 Hawlcy Terrace, Yonkers, N. Y., brought him a buffalo rump from a steaming kettle The Japanese submarine which was shown downtown in Hope last night under the auspices of the U. S. Treasury netted $1,124.50 in War Savings Stamps and War Bond sales, it was disclosed today. Admission to the viewing scaffold erected alongside the sub was by By HENRY C. CASSIDY , Moscow, Nov.;,20 — (/P)— Battling subobrnly against heavy German pressure, Red Army troops , ha\£6 fV*l*- abandoned the strategic rail (city f t il of Zhitomir but have offset'that ' reverse with' a. surprise drive' , , across the Dnieper river to the ( ** gates of Cherkasi, and the captufe ^1 of Ovruch, 25 miles north of Koro-"" sten, the Soviet war communique said today. »., The retreat from Zhtiqmir, most/,'' serious setback of the 1943 cam-"-*- paign, was ordered by the Russian supreme command' . apparently ;, when it was found impossible to < reinforce troops holding that new-" ly-captured junction on the Lenin- ^ grad-Odessa railway. The Red " j Army forces withdrew to positions "more advantageous" for defense, the war bulletin said. However, the drive against Cher- kasi, midway between Kiev and Dnepropetrovsk, staged by air- • • borne troops and guerrillas, gave the Russians additional support for > , their left flank Tagainst reinforced enemy units and brought' new threats of encirclement of German forces in that salient. (A reuters dispatch from Moscow said Russian forces had driven to within a mile of Cherkasi after"*passing. Dakhnovka, four i pules to the northwest,of the-city). ' Capture'of Zhitomir by the Germans failed/to reopen communications between the' German armies in the Ukraine and White purchase of Bonds or Stamps, which the buyer then kept., Total sales :-\vere $449^50 in War Savings Stamps, wmlef cash re : ceipts from the sale of War Bonds were $675. The submarine, one of two captured in -the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor two years ago, arrived in Hope at dusk yesterday after a visit in Prescbtt, and spent the night here. Crowds continued to swarm around the big steel boat until midnight last night. The crew in charge of the ex position complimented Hope police on their handling of the crowds inside roped-off Main street^ between Second and Third, and praised the good behavior of the spectators, patiently waiting their turn to mount the viewing scaffold. As Bobcats Lose to Nashville Russia, and occupation of Ovruch further widened the -gap between^ the enemy, forces. Russian para-* frbopersr^Bis'^t^eherltasv "played"*a» key role in the storming of Ovruch; , the communique said. , . , Two thousand Nazi troops were reported-killed in the assault'on Cherkasi and another 1,60 were wiped out in the battle for Ovruch. More than 30 towns were caplure- ed in the latter advance and troop trains and other military gear fell into Russian hands. In all, more than 4,60 Germans were left dead on 'yesterday's battlefield, the Soveit war bulletin reported. '•' Another Soviet, advance was reported in the Rechitsa area 1 in White Russia, where Gen. Constantin Rokossovsky's army advanced to within six miles of the confluence of the Dnieper and Berezina rivers.. This point is 25 miles from Zholbih, capture of which would seal off all rail lines'lead-, ing to the beleaguered German- held city of.Gomel, , Nashville, taking the initiative in the early minutes of their homecoming game here tonight, the Nashville Scrappers went on to defeat Hope, 26 to 7. Nashville received and after carrying the bal 47 yards, and held and Norwooc kicked out on the Hope seven Hope fumbled and Nashville recovered on the five. Ramsey and Norwood plunged • the distance, Ramsey's plunge was good, Hope was held The only sound tonight is occasional mortar and machinegun fire from a few miles south, the calls of the night jungle birds, the bux- xing of thousands of insects and the noise of a radio machine under a huge tree bearing lemons the size of grapefruit. Reinforced Japs on Offensive in China Chungking, Nov. 20 —(/P)—-Japanese reinforcements are driving southward in China's central "rice bowl" area but along the Salween river in the Burma border region the Chinese have scored strategic successes, an army spokesman declared today. Maj. Gen. C. C. Theng told a press conference Japanese forces operating in the pocket between the Yangtze river and Tungting lake had been increased from 60,000 to 80,00 and that this new power had enabled them to cross the Li river in considerable strength. for extra point after two first downs and kicked to Nashville's 30. The Scrappers carried the ball down the field on line plays and end runs with Norwood making an offtackle plunge for six yards and the second touchdown. Conversion failed. Early in the second quarter, the Bobcats scored when Bell went around end for 11 yards. Pass for point was good. Early in the third quarter Norwood plunged over for Nashville's third touchdown, after Nashville had recovered a Hope fumble on the Hope 30. Plunge for the point by Ramsey was good. Midway of the final period Nashville carried the ball to the Hope one but lost it on downs. On the third play, Hope fumbled and Nashville recovered on the Hope 18. Nashville scored quickly with Ramsey plunging for the touchdown but failing for the point. Preceding the game Mary Elizabeth Bright was crowned queen. Hope and Nashville bands maneuvered on the field. Nashville and Hope tied earlier in the season at Hope. Fascist Leader Is Released i by British London, Nov. 20 —(/P)— Sir Os, wald Mosley, pre-war leader of British Fascists, was released from < internment early today despite the protests of British labor groups. The former Blackshirt leader, who had been interned for three and a half years; left Holloway prison in an ambulance with his wife who had been interned with Irrigation was practised by ancient Egyptians. the No Increase of Butter to Public Washington, Nov. 20 —(/P)— The amount of butter available for civilian use will not increase in the him. While a group of newsmen and photographers wailed outside the jail, Sir Oswald was taken out by a rear door shortly after 7 a. m. The home office said there would be no statement until Herbert Morrision, home sepurity minister, makes his promised "full explanation" when Parliament reconvenes. The government had announced that the decision to free the Mo»- leys resulted from his failing health. Sir Oswald and his wife slipped from the re?!- door of the jail in the pre-dawn blackout and were whisked away to an unannounced destination. Their freedom was believed to have been tempered by tight restrictions which presumably included a ban against any fresh politic dl activities. Mosley was described as gaunt and depressed from his years behind the bars even though he and his wife had lived in a comparative "luxury flat" in Holloway prison. Morrison had been swamped by lesolutions and bitter complaints since the announcement that the former Fascist leader would be freed. As protests continued to pour into the home office today, trade unions scheduled a "gigantic protest J"a '4 even utough the W at the London coliseum to- * _ . . . . • . l^fMM'nilf government has discontinued its purchases until April, and prospects for greater production are slim, the Office of War Information said today. morrow. t» lip—first U. S. census, taken in 1790, showed a count of 3,929,214. persons.

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