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jl *^u^ jji _t -il ^v "H^sl"^^*!* i \ j (? *1 & * Jj 1 ' i, *i / * '•'A * ; V j * * £ ,_ 1 * '^Tf^rm *'• HOPE STAR, MOP t, ARKANSAS Momlay, Mondoy, November 22, 1943 HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Page Hire* J jj*. S«nV- " -v - * j- t -I.,...., .i..i-j--.t-_---j. i. i . . -ii ~ J -'-'-U—"***™*tST ""'"-- '"•"^JTT^S*""""-"--^"V - -—'""-' -'- '"""*™*_" ' --*-.. .......__. ..±-;-. t ._.., _._,-'—.:-L^ • .^——- ..._ ii ( | , Robou/ Seen Main Objectives of New Offensive x- ... . u - - - • _. - ——•- —•" ; • '"" """ "" ' " '"' T'" 1 i _ ._ ji ..~..«,iiirwi (Vr\m ihf Social ana P criona I SEAGOING HITCH HIKER Editoriol Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. fjj&ey.OeWITT MacKENZlE Associated Press War Analyst i So Adrriiral Chester W. Nimitz, I'/ouT'commander in chief of the Pa- l^cdlic, fleet, meant business when E about a fortnight ago he announced I io the world at large, both friends f'and foes. "Our time has come to |£strike; henceforth we propose • to : 'give the Jap no rest anywhere." 1 He jwasn't slow in implementing j 4hfe challenge. Our great bombers I -Started janging the Gilbert and^"Marshall islands, with devastating f results, and today . United States I' hiarjnes and army units are ashore ^ol^lVfSkin and 'Tarawa atolls in the /Gilbert group our first invasion fnortf? of the equator — engaged in P heavy battles with the Japs -Th& ultimate objective of this .ae'w^pffensive is capture of the t ?Jsf4fid'of Truk, Japan's great naval | J and"dir base, close to 1500 miles ^-•-yf of the Gilbert and Marshall ri'ds. At this base the .Japs .maintain a large fleet — the =big- Sfges^ 'sea-unit outside Nipponese If hanie waters. I*" Reduction of Truk likely will I'mean the biggest naval engage- *ment of the war. A clash with the 'Mikado's ileet is something we t have'"been seeking for a consider|' .able time now. but the Japs have avoided i* As we close in on them, i however, their alternative is to light or to run away and thereby permit us to crack the mam defensive ring southeast of Japan. , This new offensive in the -Gil- '•berts undoubtedly will be coordi- . .nated with the attack on Rabaul, L another straetgic Jap naval and pair base, on the northern tip of ^ 'Hew Britain island. If we are suc- 'cessful in both 'these ventures, we (V. S Navy Photo Fiom NEA) . Jusl ;>n optical illusion, luil the- Freighter seoins In he- low in" lit? Navy pnlrnl blimp in this pit-lure. Soys Cattle Industry Is Sabotaged Little Rock, Nov. 22 .— (IP)— No industry in America is "in such a .state 'of chaos, suffering from threats, orders and directives" as the livestock and meat industry, W. W. Fuque, Jefferson City, Mo . field director for the Producers Livestock Association of St. Louis, said today. "I feel that our industry is being sabotaged by a group of dreamers •that are more interested in social reform than the production of food," Fuque said in an address prepared for delivery at the livestock panel meeting of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation's convention here. "Cattle are not being put on feed •in usual numbers, of "the Department of Agriculture iigures are correct. August 1, their report showed 11 per cent Jewer 'than the preceding year andathis was 19 per cent Why Does a Turkey Cross the Road? shall have severed the Japanese de-| fewer than were on^feed the y ? ar fences T this whole area and eason this year until grass ca'.tle ic a - - before. From the close of the grass start moving next year it looks like »_ ACl*i-3wO *»* fc»«»u ,.,,„ f,™ moved our own bases well forward towards Truk and Japan itself. v .. Of course, this is just the '-beginning, of an offensive which has far to go, and we shouldn't expect it T- to achieve all jrts objectives in the ^Stamediate future. However, it cer- ^italslyrfis .heartening to see 'our ,\,forces in the -Pacific, and especial- l'-ly our navy, reach that point of ' *'stieng.th where we can carry the to the enemy without <cessa- 'When you stop to think what =ned to our fleet at Pearl ;Harthe present operations speak ,nes for our power of recovery. k>rn now on our offenslve .in" the may be expected 'to swell ...^ until it reaches its climax, te same tune we :mnst .remem- lat we can't throw everything tould like to -immediately into ir against.the Japanese, ire we can go all out against tado's forces we must smash irmans. Once we have done .^(S — and it's well on its way „„,£— we shall be able to release .terrific striking power against the established. Good comrnercial demand was the primary support for wheat. Although the December delivery was firm, oats tended to lag behind other grains. Barley was firm. At the close wheat was-3-8—7-8 higher, December $1.03 1-8—$1.B3, rye was up 1 3-4—2 3-4, December SI.17 7-8—SI.18, oats were ahead 1-8—7-8, December 78 5-8. and bar- LEY GAINED t —1-2, December SI.20 1-2. Cash wheat none. No corn. Oats, No. 2 white 86 1-287 No. 4 while 80 1-2; regular sample grade white 78 1-2—3-4. Barley, malting 1.30— .1.45 norn.; feed 1.15-1.23 nom. Field seed per 100 Ibs, timothy 5.75-6.00 nom; red top 14.00-15.00 nom; clover seed 31.50 nom; sweet clover 0.50 nom. Canol Oil Not in Interest of Government Washington. Nov. 22 ~»(/IV- Petroleum administrator Hnrold L. Ickes today denounced us not "ni the interest of the government," the $130,000,00 U. S.-financed Ciino'l Oil project in Canada, said it had been undertaken by the War Department without prior consultation with his office, nnd asserted "it ought to be junked now." Departing from a prepared statement to the senate's Truman war investigating comitmtee. Ickes told Chairman Truman (D-Mo): "It never would have been under, taken if AVC had had anything to i sny about it. "We might as well save the $30,000.000 it is estimated it will cost to complete it. 'It's not sound business judgment to buy something that is worth nothing and will have no value after the war, in order to benefit the imperial oil company and the Canadian government." First tooth in the colossal Anglo-American^navies and air fleets. Hitch-Hiking Hens Go-: for Long Ride Livingston, Mont. (/P)/A couple of J»IIP boys, in town on errands the Saturday nijht dance, in front of the postoffice after dusk. Immediately s an outburst of cackling eath their truck. They dis- more than, a dozen hens there, "Maw's white leg- exclaimed one of the They jumped into the truck ed homeward, with the hens their precarious perch. i icattle :run .of 50 per cent or more aelow normal." In an -address -prepared for delivery to the dairy panel conference, Owen M. ^Richards, Chicago, general manager of the American Dairy Association, suggested "as we go about,.post-war food planning, it'is' better to 'be realists than idealists." "We'll have to coordinate our thinking for tomorrow with the existing today," he said. "Sharing scarcity, invasion of substitutes, price ceilings and the like are dangerous to the food busi- •ness only in their retention. As long as they can be confined to the wartime emergency, there's hope for 'business as usual" in the future. "Shifting -from a program of sharing scarcity to one of production to meet wartime food requirements WiH make a difference of more cheese, more butter, more eggs, more milk, more beef and other basic foods." Speaking before the -convention's women's conference, Miss May Cresswell, Mississippi state home demonstration agent, urged conservation of time as well as food. "Some study by the homemaker of the homemaking job might enable her to save - time and This one probably wishes it hadn't tried But the narrow escape from the auto won't spare the bird long, for it's doomed to wind up as a Thanksgiving dinner lor a U. S. outfit somewhere in Britain. Getting the Big Head Strength," she said. If all the tasks assigned farm women in the war effort, their household tasks must be streamlined, she said. McNutt Asks Veto of Father Legislation Washington, Nov. 22 l/Pt— Wai- Manpower Commissioner Paul V. McNutt was reported ready today to ask a presidential veto for non- father draft legislation coming before the Senate which would strip him of authority over Selective Service. The legislation, a compromise of :onflicting Senate and House ver- i With the usual display of lUng power, 2-weeks-old Spencer Lee Little of San Jose, Calit., displays the tooth discovered by his mother just after he was born. Death Delays Hou^e Action on Subsidy Washington. Nov. 22 —(/I 1 )— Two sudden deaths among the Hous membership today delayed at leas a day a showdown vote on th administration's consumer- subsid program, and removed from the scene one of the leading figures In the bitter subsidy dispute. Shortly nfter the House arranged to suspend business 2-1 hours In respect to Hop. Dittcr (H-Pai, n powerful figure in his parly's counsels, killed yesterday In n nnvy plane crash, Hop. Stengnll (D-AUK. frequently an administration stalwart, but recently lined up attains the White House subsidy plans, died suddenly in n Washington hospital. Sten^ill, stricken with n heart attack, had as chairman of Hie banking committee wielded powerful influence in this dispute, playing an important role in lining up form state opposition to consumer- subsidies. , His death automatically elevated Rep. Spcncc D-Kyi to the chairmanship of the banking committee. Spcnce has taken the position "subsidies should be sustained nder the present circumstances in icw of congress' instruction to the resident to hold the line." While the two deaths will delay ic house decision in the controvcr- y, it was not expected to affect ic outcome. Even the most opli- nislic of President Roosevelt's tnlwarts on capitol hill have conceded privately the measure banning subsidies will be passed by a substantial margin. The subsidy vote had been sched- ilcd for this afternoon, to be fol- owcd with debate on the new tax bill. With the leadership determined lo complete House action this week on both these items a Thanksgiving Day sessin appeared likely. (PJCK 'UP HOUSE PASSAGE) Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phons 768 Between 8 •. m. and 4 p. m. i' Social Calendar |(vlondny, November 22nd The Women's Missionary Society lot the First Baptist church will |mccl at the church, 2:30 o'clock, tor Mission study. JTuesdny, November 24th The Cosmopolitian club will meet I at the home of Mrs. Lamar Cox I with Mrs. Lawrence Martin, co- j hostess, 7:45 o'clock. Mrs. Joe pjlack will hiivo the program on •'China." Floyd Butler and daughter, Anita, Mrs. E. L. Butler, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Simmons and daughter, Mrs. Brill Horlon of San Diego, Calif., and Mrs. Joe Yocum and daughter, Nettle Lou. NEW YORK STOCKS New York, Nov. 22 UP>— While here wore scattered exceptions, jtock market leaders generally backed into lower territory today without exhibiting any real weak- icss. Irregular tendencies prevailed at the start. Prices then began to slip, and,'" near the close, declines of fractions to a point were widely distributed. Dealings were relatively sluggish throughout and transfers for the full proceedings approximated 600,000 shares. Bonds were uneven. NEW YORK COTTON New York, Nov. 22 — (fP)— The cotton market today was under pressure of hedge selling and December liquidation which met only scale down trade support. The controversy over subsidies and continued favorable war developments •had an unsettling effect on the market. Late afternoon prices werei After a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Dan Green in Texarkana, Miss Mary Jones of Trinidad has arrived lo be the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Lewallen and Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Thomas. r- 20 to 50 cents a bale lowe 19.71, Mch 19.49, May 19.26. Dec sions. requires pre-war fathers b called only after the nationwid pool of available non-fathers ho been exhausted. Administralionists and anti-New Dealers alike have expressed dissatisfaction with the measure, already passed by the House. Senator Wheeler (D-Mont) told reporters the legislation would have no effect upon the taking of fathers since it "lacks force." Wheeler said the compromise proposal, which grew out of his original bill lo prohibit induction of parents this year, is at best "an expression of congressional feeling that fathers should be taken only as a lost resort." The giant panda originated in western Nebraska 20 million years ago. pnlconlolgisls believe. CAN VITAMINS CHANGE GRAY HAIR? According to Good Hi ' CulciumPantotlumalpi Dinner Party Is Given By i Hi.cjh School Latin Class •A delightful dinner party was by members of the second ir Latin class of Hope High i School at the Barlow Saturday eve- |nini! at 7:30. For Ihe occasion the guests were appropriately gowned in various lidtiplnlions of the early Roman logn. The Roman lamp place cards .iiid handprinted programs further curried out the Latin theme. The circular table was centered _with n bouquet of chrysanthemums Mid shasta daisies in a white pottery bowl decorated with Doric columns. Alice Lorraine Heard served as mistress of ceremonies and Mrs. R. P. Bowcn, class teacher, gave ^hc invocation. Laura Ann Garinflo Pilso assisted on the program. Enjoying the memorable occasion with Mrs. Bowcn were the following .students: Carolyn Jo Golv liny, Alice Lorraine Heard. Laura Ann Gnranfln, Lonora Ann Cald- ifci/ell. Eva Jean Mihmi, Martha Louise Brown, Don-is Urrcy, Matilda McFacklin, and Jesse Clarice Brown. First Lt. Robert Porter left over the week-end for El Paso, Texas, after spending .last Thursday and Friday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Porter. He will he in El Paso two weeks and then will be assigned to Camp Swift, Texas. Post-War 'Dream Boat'. t y • I* iV-ication voyngers after the war may cross the Atlantic in 42 hours in high-speed ocean liners which could be built quickly and cheaply/would travel 80 knots. Mechanix Illus rated Magazine *rUsts ! conception of such a liner is drawn from plans of Al B. Hayes, designer of the radical new conciete cargo ship. Municipal Court In King's Court Room Mother Plans Party for Students Mrs. Ross Bright, room mother for the fourth grade at Brookwood school, assisted by Mrs. Blair Shuford gave a Patriotic party for members of the grade and their teacher, Mrs. Jess Davis, at the school Friday. The red, white, and blue color scheme was carried out in the candy cups and other favors. Cookies and candies were served with chocolate during the period. The party grade was tendered the because of the P. T. A Housekeeping U-«l* with on gray hair: Age—did not Bccm to a(Tcct rcsulls. The earliest resixmse occurred in a GO year old; the lau-st in a 2ii year old. Color—began to appear nenr the roots of the hair. The color may not appear all over the head nt the same time. Symmetrical areas, perhaps on lire temples or the hack of tlw head, may show traces of color first, after which Ihe color will spread lo other parla of the head. Time —varied from 1 month to 6 months. Results— 88% of thone tested had ixjsitiveevi- dence of n return of some hair culur. • Now thousands use C KAY VITA, which contains 10 mxm. of Calcium I'antothenale (the tested amount) I'LUS .150 U.S.I 1 , units of BI. Try Cf'.AYVITA. HO day supply, SI.50. 100 days, S/l.OO. 1'honc. write John P. Cox Drug Co. Hope, Ark. Coming and Going * Mrs. Henry King Mcllurg, 111, has returned from Cheyenne, Wy., wlicr she visited Captain McHarg. After u, visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Lewis, Mrs. O. Grcgroy and son "Mike" of Lorailo, Texas left today for Oklahoma City and Enid to join Lt. GiTgroy in u visit with relatives. Mi', and Mrs. M. M. McCloughan wire enjoying a visit from their "on. Merrell Edward McCloughan, United Sl-.itcs Naval. Reserves, stationed at the Great Lukes Naval Training center, Chicago. Sunday following motored over from Texai'Hana to spend the day with McCloughans: Mr. and Mrs. attendance record made by mothers of the pupils. Hospital Notes Clyde Robertson is a patient in the Julia Chester hospital following a recent appcndiccctomy, friends will regret to know. Communiques Pfc James A. McCullough, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. McCullough of Hope, has graduated from an intensive course in airplane mechanics at Sheppard Field, Texas. Mary Frances Hammons, daugh- cr of Mr. and Mrs. Foy H. Ham- lions, Hope, has graduated from he Naval Training school for Yeomen at Slillwaler, Okla. and uis reported to Headquarters ot he Eighth Naval District, New Orleans, for duty in •Management. Miss Hammons has earned the petty officer rating of Yeoman, third class. St.Joscph ~ NONE SAFEB^ WORID . S IRR 6!ST SilUR-AT IDl NEW SAENGER pt Springs : 'jntinued From Fage One) _„ ,. down on the runway i-, at ajl American base in .darkness k brokffl, by spotlights. The crew and \ pass^njgers were braced in the rear Section of the plane against a nose- ove* or crash into stone-filled re- "yetaments. The^-Libera-tor touched the run£; brakes smoked, the tire on the left side screamed and the right •Wheel, thudded irregularly along the coral The plane lurched but remained upright; turned only par• tialjy. around as it came abrest its own, "run, home safely. Two-thirds of the world's people P Spend their whole lives producing food. Appointment (Continued From Page One) cialy as deputy sheriff," the court said. "He did not seek to arrest either of them. He simply consti- :uted himself the court and jury, tried, convicting them, and proceeded to execute sentence, corporal punishment to one and death to the other. He committed a wrong in acting where the law not only imposed no duty on him at all but prohibited him from acting." Missing In Action Washington, Nov. 22 (/P)— The War Department reported today that three Arkansans and 553 other United States soldiers were miss- Heart disease ranked first among •the ten leading causes of death in |- Canada in 1940. Relief At Last For Your Cough This solid face on display at the National Geographic Society in' Washington is a cast of a 20-ton, 1300-year-old basalt sculpture discovered in Mexico. Dr, Matthew Stirling, kneeling, leader of Geographic-Smithsonian expedition that unearthed it, introduces the Geographic's head, Dr. Gilbert Grosvenor, to the head. Market Report ing in action. Missing in the European area are S-Sgt. Wayne D. Rowlette, son of T. O. Rowlette, Wooster; Sgt. Claud J, Smith husband of Mrs. | —;• 0 .55;"medium" a ndfgood sa'us"- Th ^t f w S ^ lth w R v '<S P °Tr ' U* bulls 9.0-11.0; vealers steady; and Sfgt Walhe H. Van Sandt Jr = d and chojce H ^_ medjum and ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK w _ , . , National Stockyards, 111., Nov. i taking and the December contract 22 —UP)—(WFA) hogs, 22,50; open- wenl to n new hlg s j nce 1]3 % a '. rn4 ) y ing steady on average Friday on to a peak since 1929 and July to 200 Ibs up; good and choice 20-270 | best levels since 1928. Ibs 13.60-70; 280-30 Ibs 13.25-50; 180- "" " "" """ 190 Ibs 13.25-50; 170 Ibs down 25-40 lower .140-170 Ibs 11.75-12.50 100130 Ibs'9.25-10.75-sows 15.25 lower; largely 12.35. Cattle, 5,50; calves, 1,20; market active; steers strong to 5 higher; mixed yearlings cows and heifers steady to strong bulls steady; medium and good steers 11.00 - 14.50; medium and good mixed yearlings and heifers 9.501^.50: common and medium cows son of Mrs. Eathel Van Sandt, Ethel. Orphanages in the Netherlands axe distinguished by the old-fashioned figures of a boy and a girl on the frontage. The ice plant of California is so called because glittering beads on its surface give it the appearance of being coated with ice. .. good and choice 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 sleers 7.50-13.00. Sheep, 4,50; early deals confined to few lots good and choice leirnbs to local interesls al 13.25-50; strong to 25 higher than Friday; nothing done on packer accounts; mostly native trucked lambs. ^eomulsto re^vegjjirow^tjj be* pel cause it goes right to the sea} ot the to trouble to belp loosen and germ laden pWesgnj, a»4 a& to soothe and heal raw, tender, to* flaauijl bronchial mwom ffi$i»« branes. Tell yoMr dniggls$ to sell you * feofcfcte of CreomsJsJon . derstanding you m (juicily allays the to ikave your von/asy t&e 'Way }t or yen* are is below 18,000 feet altitude. POULTRY AND PRODUCE • — Chicago, Nov. 22 —(/Pi— Poultry One half of all the atmosphere jj v c, firmer; 26 cars; hens 20; leg- u-i— 10 nnn *„,.* -,u;t,,^o horns 20, colored broilers, fryers, springs 23 1-2; rocks, broilers, fry- {ers, springs 26 leghorn chickens 20, roosters 17; ducks .23 1-2; geese 24; turkeys 29 to 35. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, Nov. 22 (JP>— Advancing about 2 cents in aggressive buying, rye led another upturn in grain prices today. Wheat was strong despite considerable profit- ^o«««wvr«w .w»w> you (W your child can cause real trowble. An4 you may not know „!.<,» !« orrgng. Warning tigns ore: picky oervciua0G68» unea&y utomacb* ' Get jAyne'e Verznifuse risht «**r. ««**.E'S it America's leading pro* pnetanr worm ojedicine; used by miUiona. Act* *«»tly yet expels roundworms. f« sw* yo« grt JAVNS'3 v»«"nir.n! t FOOD PICNIC HAMS PORK CHOPS EGGS FRESH DRESSED POULTRY The strength in rye was attributed mainly to the fact that this grain is selling below parity, the point al which ceilings may be SEASONING IN TECHNICOLOR! CARROTS GRAPES TOMATOES ONIONS GRAPEFRUIT ORANGES STUEART'S Mrs. LJle Dies Sunday at Bay, Ark, Mrs. Maude Raines Lile. who was he wife of the lute H. ,1. Lile of luncsburo, died Sunday morning at he home of her dauHhter, Mrs. •lorman Cherry of Bay, Arkanscs. A native of Joncsboro, Mrs. Lile iad mnde her home in Hope for the pasl few years. She is survived by two sons, Dr. J. M. Lilt; of Hope and Dr. H. ,T. Lile of Jonesboror, four daughters, Mrs. Paul Lewis of Mope. Mrs. W. C. Bilycn of Findley, III.. Mrs. Herman Cherry of Bay, nnd Mrs. Alden Baker of Harrisburtf. Funeral services will bo held at the First Baptist Church in Joncs- boro Tuesday at 2 p. m. with burial in the Jonesboror cemetery. 'Twin Fifties' Pvt. Otis Warren Butler, son of Mrs. Lodie'F. Butler of Hope lit. has reported to Keesler Field, Biloxi, Miss, to begin training as :> proaviation cadet. Mrs. at Daughter Here Mrs. Rebecca Holland Gill, mother of Mrs. J. M. Bush of Hope, died at the home of her daughter early today. She is also survived by two •let, New grandchildren, Jessie M. Bush and Industi'i:;! Mrs . A. E. Slusser of Hope. Burial will ho held ;it Rosclawn cmctcry at Little Rock at 10 a. m. imorrow. The body will be taken verland lo Little Rock and will /c the Herndon-Cornclius funeral omc at 7:30 a. m. _ Unhappy piglel gets a beauty b-itli fiorn Mary Yriarte of Arte- sw, Calif before competing in 4-H Club show. ALTO Lost Times Today James Cagney Oklahoma Kid' —Starts Tuesday— Humphrey Bogart in 'Five Graves To Cairo' Mary Durant to Trial on Slaying Charge By HENDRIX CHANDLER Melbourne, Nov. 22 —(/P)— The Mary Durant murder trial got under way slowly in I'/.ard circuit court today. The opening being delayed more than an hour while the court awaited arrival of members ot the jury panel coming in from 1 remote sections of the county. A further delay; wVs:' acc'c. by overcrowding,of the courtroom, Presiding Jurist \Johp j L. JBledsp'e lield up proceedings ( for -several minutes while the crowd which packed into every available fool ol loor space in the comparatively argc courtroom rearranged itself. The comely, red-haired girl was ipprehended last month by feder il agents at Shelbyvile, Tenn., and ins been in jail here without bail on a first degree murder charge since. Her counsel and Proseuctoi Ernie Wright said they expected the selection of a jury would take as long as the presentation of test imony because of the widesproac interest in Ihe case hereabouts Wright said four state wilnesse. hud been summoned and H. A Northcutt, one of her attorneys :;aicl the defense would have abou as many. Sneiiff J. A. Rodman announcei after the girl's return to -Arkansa that she confessed the slaying, say ing that her stepfither had abuse her since she was 12. He did IK disclose the nature of the allege abuse. Tho sheriff said she related she obtained a 2U calibre rifle, shot Du- i.-int while he slept last Dec. 4, buried him that night in the yard, and lived alone in the house for three weeks before departing. The Federal Bureau of Investigation entered the case when a federal charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution was filed. | Here for the trial was Mary's I'mother. Mrs. Armanda Rose Dutant, 44, who has been in Michigan several months. Wright said he would ask the court to not press a murder charge against the mother. "A< the time the case broke we suspected it was either the mother or the daughter who did the crime so we filed against both of them," said Wright. "Now it seems that the mother 'was not involved." Rodman said the girl told officers that her mother had left Calico Rock some time prior to the shoot- Columbia Reduces Highway Debt Little Rock, Nov. 22 i/P)Colum- iii county reduced its ' highway cbl by 51,7Ca.22.HjQlH42 t .coniptr.qK er J. "Bryan SinY:, ;mmial 'audit as disclosed. The audit said total cncum- (U. S. Navy Photo From NEA) An impressive study is this marksman drawing a bead with his "twin fifties" from the deck of a PT boat, a craft which has been a thorn in the side of the Japs in scores of South Pacific operations. City Docket: Albert Dye, driving u car without owner's consent, dismissed on motion ot city attorney. Bob Roberts, disturbing peace, plea of guilty, fined $10. Dale'Ellis, drunken driving, forfeited $25 cnsh bond. L. G. Chambers, drunkenness, forfeited $10 cash bond. L. G. Chambers, drunkenness, forfeited $10 cash bond. A. W. Arnotl, drunkenness, forfeited $10 cash bond. II. W. McClain, drunkenness, forfeited $10 cash bond. T. P. Rogers, drunkenness, forfeited $10 cash bond. Doak Jones, drunkenness, forfeited $10 cash bond. State Docket: Henry Voss, burglary, plea ol guilty. Held to Grand Jury, bond fixed at $250. James Conway, selling cigarettes without a permit, tried, fined $25. Notice of appeal, bond fixed at Jessie James Stuart, disturbing peace, tried, found not guilty. Jessie Jamse Stuart, simple assault, tried, found not guilty. Church to Ignore Rationing Order Little Rock, Nov. - 22 UP) Of- ce of Price Administration (OPA) egulations requiring charitable or- anizalions to collect points for ra- ioned foods given needy persons will be ignored by the congrega on of the East Side Missionary Japtist church here,' says its pas- or, the Rev. James MacKrell. The district OPA office here announced last week charitable agen ies must register as retailers and rolect points for rationed food they distributed. 'We intend to take offerings for needy people from time to time as he occasion may arise and we are not going lo observe the OPA reg ulalions," said a telegram which he pastor reported had been sen ,o President Roosevelt and the Ar tunsas senators. Mr. MacKrell, conductor of daily religious radio programs from a Little Rock station, said the action was taken "in full knowledge" of penalties prescribed for violation of OPA regulations. Army Ordnance Constantly Seeks Ways to Save Costs Southward bound to cover Pacific war events for the U. S. picture pool. NBA-Acme photographer Tom Shafer receives his membership card from King Neptune as transport crosses the equator. Bottle Baby ranees of $l(),2G!j.3'J remained gainst tho highway fund. The ounly general, road, and farm-to- narkct accounts had a net balance if $!>,017.M at the.- close of the 'ear, the audit showed. Accounts of all county officials vcre ruportud in good condition. The perfection of catapult ap- saratus has made possible the use f aircraft abroad the U. . S. Davy's largest battle wagons. Tho time required to build B-24 jibcrators has been reduced from an average of 100,000 to 30,000 nan hours. The Ordnance Department, Army Service Forces, is referccing some uf the fiercest competitive battles in American industrial history. Prize money in these slugfesls goes to Uncle Sam. Col. Keith F. Adamson, commanding Southwest.cm. . P r i^v rn g 'Ground', 'cited ''the following typical example, in the explosives field. One Ordnance Department contractor ,in an all-out effort to outstrip o .1 h c r manufacturers of smokeless powder, developed a new process which saved .7 gallons of alcohol for every 100 pounds of powder produced. In April 1941, in the manufacture of 100 pounds of powder, nearly 8 gallons of alcohol were required. In August of the same year, only 7 gallons \vqre :us.ed, 'fjodayj .less thiiri 2 gallons ar.e^u(ilfi'ed. ; , '. -', The secret 'process of ''the enterprising Ordnance contractor was ber program and other military and civilian uses. As a result of the keen rivalry in the industry, Uncle Sum raked in the chips on this one development Alabama Solon Dies Unexpectedly Washington, Nov. 22 —f/P)— Henry B. Steagall (D-Ala), chairman of the House Banking Committee, died unexpectedly today. Sleagall was the leader of the battle in the House against the administration's food subsidy program. alone to the tune of $41,004,000. He was born at Colpton in Dale . The contractor who developed the | county, Ala., May 19, 1873, served process received increased prestige I in the Alabama legislature, and and recognition in the industry as the blue-ribbon pace-setter in the economical manufacturer of smokeless powder. • • Col. Adamson said that the competitive instincts and cost-saving habits of American industrialists, which enabled them to make such an outstanding success in peacetime, have persisted today in the government-owned plants which are operated for the Ordnance Department by private industrial contractors who are now spending the taxpayers'! money instead of their own. These industrial partners of Uncle Sam have been reared in an atmo- Lonergan Enters Plea of Innocent New York, Nov. 22 (/P)Waync Lonergan, 25, RCAF cadet, pleaded innocent today to an indictment charging him with first degree murder in the slaying of his wife, Patricia, a month ago. The plea, routine because a defendant may not plead guilty to first degree murder, was taken speedily before general sessions Judge George L. Donncllan. Lonergan did not speak during the procedure. His chief counsel, Edward V. Broderick, entered the plea and an associate counsel sought and received 10 days to file motions. Broderick told reporters later ho arrangements had been made to have a psychiatric examination of the defendant. Assistant District Attorney Jacob Grumet said outside the courtroom he hoped to bring Lonergan to trial "some time in January." The tall, slender Canadian serviceman was taken into custody in Toronto soon after his wife's body had been found, strangled and beaten, in her Beekman Hill triplex apartment. The district attorney's office said Lonergan confessed the crime. Orphaned by a dog poisoner, wee puppy is fed by Vickie Black of Birmingham, Ala. pyomptly m,adc available to the en- | sphere of cost consciousness for tire smokeless powder industry, thereby releasing millions of gallons of alcohol for the critical rub- competitive survival, and their in sistence upon economy has not been abandoned in the performance of a By FAITH BALDWIN COPYRIGHT, 1943. NEA SERVICE, INC. PROPOSAL, CHAPTER XIX "TT wasn't — charity," Emily explained patiently. "And it had ing. Noithcutt said the girl's hus- and t The Y anks Are Coming' bund, an army sergeant who she married in Missouri after leaving Calico Rock, would not be here. He has been stationed at Camp Forrest, Tenn., but is being trans- Icrred, Northcutt said. COLDS y Itl j Relieve misery, as most W do. Bub the throat, chest and back with • C/r£rtlSiTi» tiwe*tested ^f VAPPH"H J. nothing to do with my organization. It was perhaps a tribute to a very brave little girl." She was talking, literally, over Mary's head. "Your wife must be built up, she must have nourishing food. If you are going to let your pride stand in the way—?" He said heavily: "I'm sorry, I forgot I couldn't afford pride any more." He squared his .shoulders and looked at her. "If I get the job," he said, "I'll repay you, every cent." "Of course," she said. Emily picked up her bag and went to the door, with her arm around Mary's thin shoulders. "I'll be back tomorrow . . . and I hope that you'll have good news for me." she said. * "PRANK bounced up the steps of - the Hall house that evening with unflagging energy. Nancy was in the long porch swing and flopped a lazy hand at him. "I don't flattei myself you've come to see me,' she said. He pinched her ear and saic cheerfully, "No, • Infant. Where's big sister?" "I haven't the remotest idea Sit down. Don't you feel the hea at all?" "Nope. I've had a set of tennis a swim and a hearty dinner," he said promptly. "Looked for you at the beach." "Bores me," said Nancy, "too much sand and water. Here come: Emily . . . want me to depart?" "No," said Emily and "yes" saic Frank. They laughed and Nancj got to a sitting posture and eyec them with concern. "Get together," she advisee "anyway 1 was just waiting fo a street car." She went into the house am frank sat down in the swing and atted the place beside him. "Come here, woman. I have lews." Emily went over obediently. He aid, "I expect praise. I wrangled a job for Elster, checking stock. It sn't much, won't pay him a for- une, but it will serve till we can find something better. How's that?" "It's wonderful," she said sincerely, "and I'm grateful." "How grateful?" He slid his arm around her, pulled her close, 'Uncles bearing gifts usually get dssed." But she turned her face away so hat his mouth touched her cool cheek. "Come, come," he protested, "is that nice, is that hospitable?" She said, moving away: "I've outgrown the porch swing days, Frank." "Good old days." He sighed. "Not that I recall ever—" He pulled her toward him again, "No," she said, definitely, "please—" "I can wait," he said. He leaned back and produced his cigare 1 case. "Smoke?" "No, thanks—" "Mind if I do—?" "Of course not." He said, lighting his cigaret: "How am I to convince you tha this isn't just one of those thing: —if I asked you to marry me would that—?" She said gently, "Frank, you don't mean it, not really." "I do. I am asking you. Go aheac and turn me down. I'll ask again presently." * * * "1VTANCY, standing at the drawing - 1 -' room window, hidden by th draperies, turned away and wen upstairs. She found her mothe lying on a chaise longue reading "Where's pad?" "Office." "Jim?" too," Millicent laiu he iook aside. She said, "Sit down a ninute. I want to talk to you." Nancy sat down. She thrust her ong fingers through her mop of ilk hair, yawned, was silent. Her mother said: "You aren't being very fair to im Thompson." "Why?" "Don't hedge. You know why. Or arc you in love with him?" "Of course I'm not," said Nancy rossly, "but I'm entitled to some muscment." Millicent said, after a moment: "I thought that you and Frank—" "I chased him," said Nancy rankly. "I hog-tied him. I stran- iled him with dates. I kept him iusy for a while." She looked at her mother, and added, "I knew what you wanted. Mrs. Frank Edgar. Not bad at all. I thought jerhaps I'd like it, too, But it looks as if I'd been jilted, in a sense." She added carelessly, "As I just overheard Frank asking Emily to marry him." Millicent gasped. She said, star- .ng at her daughter: "You overheard that?" "I did. I was in the drawing room, the windows were open. He didn't care who heard him. Don't look like that. What does it matter which one of us lands him?" 'You're terribly cold-blooded." She looked at Nancy as if she had never seen her before. "Did—did Emily—?" Nancy shrugged, "She refused, I assume. I didn't wait. He seemed to take it for granted that she would refuse. He said, he'd ask her again." "She's a fool," said Millicent with energy. "She's an idealist," said Nancy, or maybe it's a realist. I wouldn't know. She wouldn't consider the mills and stockings gratis for the rest of her life." She extended a pretty leg and looked at it reflectively, "now, if he'd asked me—" "Well?" "Oh, how do I know? I'm not in Ipve with him . . . neither is Emily. Hut at least I know that love doesn't make much sense," Her mother said: "You're thinking of Drew Warner." (To Be Continued) iad represented the third Alabama district almost 30 years. After two years in the Southeast Alabama . Agricultural school, Abebville, Ala., Steagall attended the University of Alabama and was graduated in law. He engaged in private law practice, then was named Dale county solicitor. After service in the state legislature he became third district prosecuting attorney. , and served in that office for seven years before being nominated for Ihe'64th'.Congress; in'.' 1914, iHe! had teen elected to' 15 consecutive terms in the House. House Physician George W. Calver announced death occurred at George Washington University hospital about 9:30 a. m. Dr. Calver reported Steagal suffered a heart attack after making a speech Friday. Inches His Way Through County Stillwater, Okla. —(^County As- sesor John Blankenship, after months of work, is well along with his task of measuring every building in Payne County. , Blankenship figures, however, it will take him another year to-complete the measurements which were started last January. Using a tape measure and working with assistants. Blankenship is measuring all buildings in compliance with a 1941 assessment act. The gray locust takes on the color of the dusty plain where it makes its home. There are only about 40,000 Eskimos in the entire Artie region. war-time job. "Army Ordnance," Col. Adamson .said, "regulates and supervises the keen competition between its contractors. It lays down and enforces the ground rules of the game. No contractor, for example, can make any change in process, method or technique, which in any way involves safety and security, without prior approval of the Ordnance Department. It is a fixed Ordnance i policy that operating costs shall never be reduced in any instance at the expense of personal safety. "Experience has demonstrated that production incentives other than those of a purely financial nature are very effective. Personnel and plant rivalry between Ordnance operating contractors, resulting in a safe reduction of operating costs, is saving American taxpayers many millions of dollars a year." Razor back Start- Practice for Tulsa Fayelteville, Nov. 22 (/P) Ar- j kansas' Razorbacks began today their lasl week of football practice for 1943, overhauling their newly functioning passing attack for the with Tulsa University at Tulsa. The Porkers, who lost 19-13 Fri- j day night when'they tried an aerial a minute against Oklahoma Ag- gies at Fort Smith, will be shootr ing for their third win in nine starts when they go to Tulsa. Other Southwest Conference teams will be playing until the end of the week. The conference title will be at stake when Texas and traditional Thanksgiving battle Texas Aggies clash at Colege Station Thanksgiving; Texas Christian University and Southern Methodist University play Saturday at Fort Worth, and Rice will engage Southwestern of Georgetown at Houston Saturday. Texas was idle last week. T.C.U. bowed 6-13 to Rice; Texas .Tech beat S.M.U. 7-6. Died In Prison Camps Washington, Nov. 19 —OP) —Five additional Arkansans have died of disease in Japanese prison camps, the War Department announced today on the basis of messages received through the International Red Cros. They were: Pvt. Marvin M. Hart, son of Mrs. Oevia E. Hart, 107 West 12th Street, Little Rock. Pfc. William H. Mouser, son of William A. Mouser, Blevins. Pvt. Dennie B. Stedman, son of L. G. Stcdmnn, Rt. 2, Alexander. Pfc. James V. Thomasson, son of Mrs. Dora Thomasson, Rt. 2, Rison Pfc. Waldo T. Wynne, son of Mrs. Mamie Bunker Wynne, Lake Village, NOT A. W. O. L., SIR Johnson City, Tenn. — (A>)— Put this soldier down as lost, sir, he wasn't A. W. O. L. He burst into police headquarters here and begged the sergeant to call his camp and "tell them I'm not a deserter. I just got lost." The soldier told the sergeant he was from Massachusetts and stationed at Camp Tyson. He said he "got lucky" in a "game of chance." That's all he remembered and didn't have the slightest SPG Ball Team Starts Work Under Coach A softball''team under the man- agership of Victor Calonico of the Southwestern Proving Ground Medical detachment, has been organized at the proving ground. Sgt. Leonard German is business agent for the group. Headed by Floy Stanley,'Mary Lee Stodder, Pat Hyman, Alma C. 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