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s^^^T^f T-•^^'F^T^T'T^f^f' ' '' ?VT'-? *"•** '- v ^ n • V''^* j- , 'TS>J5.~'f??l HOP! STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Wednesdoy, N^^ e ies ^;. ,^ > t malysis of [tie News by Mackenzie Editoriol Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph • or Cable. V * j (This column,, conducted as i. a daily feature by DeWitt MacKenzie, is written today in his , absence by 'J M. .Roberts. Jr 1 Winter weather, dire enemy of 'the Nazis in the east, has -turned 'against them ~m the west as well. .JXirough' Ice-forming cloxids which kept Beflin's defensive fighters out oi the air, the RAF has repaid the found Way to Defeat Bad Weather ' «^r ... — — &'Luftwaffe iar all it |«London and now is ^interest. It was Hitler who promised to fj-i-epay Britain with hundreds of ttnds t ot explosives for each dropped on Germany, but it the RA~F which has carried to 3erlm 10,000 tons of bombs this tyear, as" compared with, the 7,580 Idropped'on London during the bat- |»tle-of Britain. Berlin, Hamburg, 1 Cologne'and the Ruhr, not London, suffered history's heaviest well as on her industry. The sources available pre-ordain that. But there is no denying that in 1940 Britain bowed her head to the storm and said "we can take it and will come back;" that in 1943 Himmler is executing people for defeatism inspired by the wreckage in Western Germany. While Allied aviation leaders have been promising heavier and , heavier blows against Germany t there'has kept recurring the old ' reminder that, in past years, the weather'has restricted important bombing forays to five or six days a month. How must the Germans feel now. as winter starts, with a shattered hope for help by nature in the west, and Hitler's armies in the east in even worse position than they'were in the two previous years? So far as is publicly known, weather is still the greatest hindrance which air forces have to lace. If the Allies continue able to ignore it — even use it to 1 help them — Germany is indeed near the end-, of her fighting potential * 'No enemy plane shall drop its could do to bom 'bs on"German soli""— Goering" piling on the b-But the last two raids on Berlin 'carry a significance over and | l above their material weight. ©•$, There *have been some hints that "* " Allies have. developed techni- tcal means of overcoming bad wea- ' ther around their targets Whether '..the usejof fast, low tracer planes r.to mark the target with flares is whole story on this remains to repealed. But the last raids on Ji'WBerlin, the greatest of all, have ."',,„_ made through weather on W' Which the Germans formerly de- gAi»ended for a breathing spell. * j ' It is natural that we should get ^exaggerated reports of' the effect )'pt bombing on German morale as NO ASPIRIN can do more for you, so why pay more? ,»»World'slargestselleratlOj!.36tablets20£ pyaOO for only 35£ Get St. Joseph Aspirin. Patton Keeps Command But 'By HAL BOYLE Alied Headquarters, Algiers, Nov. 22 (Delayed) — (IP) — TBe case of'Lt. Gen. George S. Patton, Jr., versus .a shellshocked army private is now being tried before the court of American public opinion. rhe case already has been tried in private.chambers, so to speak, and a decision made by Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and the War Department. That decision was that both men should remain on their jobs — because good generals, • temperamental or not, are too scarce to be spared. So are good privates. There' wasn't anything in the way> of punishment to be dished out in the case to the soldier who got slapped. ;He had a good fighting record.,He had ,been sent back for treatment over his own protest, and medical examination disclosed he was a victim of true battle fatigue— or '.'shell-shock." ?He suffered no physical .injury when ithe .general struck him twice .and called: him "yellow belly" and C.Alexander Choiieul, invadtd by U. S. troops on .Oct. 28, It a *pars«ly inhabited, denit- ly wooded and mountain- out isle, 2260 squart milci in area. Principal products are coconuts and sea shells, which are used in button manufacture. % 4 Pacific Ocean f & SdfomonSea Miles 0 15 ®- Report -»»P "oi., Q Allied lo.e. -*— Miles .0 200 GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, Nov. 24 (/f>) — Profit taking got the better of the grain market today, prices dropping more than a-cent at times in wheat and rye while oats-and barley declined fractionally. Buying was restricted in all pits on the possibility of important international developments over the Thanksgiving holiday. At the close wheat was 7-8— 2 cents -lower. December $1.61 7-8— $1.62,-rye was off 3-4—2 1-4, Dc- 1 eembcr $1,16 5-8—3-4, oats were, 1-8 i—5-8 lower, December "78 5-8. and I barley was off 1-4—7-8. December $1.18 3-8. No corn. Oats, No. 2 while 86; I No. 4 white 82 1-2; No. 1 special ! rod weavily 85 1-2. Barley, malt| ing 1.301i40 nom.; hard 1.20—1.30 nom.; feed .1.15—1.23 nom. Field seed per 10 Ibs, timothy 5.75—6.0 nom.; red top 14.00-15.00 nom; red clover 31.50 nom. sweet clover 10.50 nom. •NEW YORK STOCKS New York, Nov. 24 <fP)— Selling to lighten speculative commitments because of tomorrow's holiday had a-mildly depressing effect on today's stock market. With .exception of the oils the i general run of industrial and rail i leaders started on a slow decline after an irregular opening and near the close losses, fairly widely distributed, ranged from fractions to more than a point. Dealings amounted to approximately 700.000 shares for the five hours. pointed lower. to 15 higher 140-170 Ibs 11.25-12.00; "in-KJO Ibs 9.25-10.90; sows 15 - 20 higher at 12.50-55. Cattle, 4,000 calves, 1,000: all classes fitly steady in sctive trade; good and Choice steers 14.00-10.00: common and medium steers 11.2513.60; medium and good mixed yearlings and heifers 10.00-13.0; common and medium beef cows K.fiO-10.50; good 11.00-12.00; medium and good sausage bulls 9.0011.00 good and choice vcalers 14.50; medium and good 12.0013.25; nominal range slaughter steers 9175-16.50; slaughter heifers 8.25 - 15.75: stocker and feeder slcers 7,75-13.25. Sheep, 2,000; supply mostly native trucked lambs; no early sales; generally active higher. House Believe (Continued From Page One) cent withholding date against wages and salaries. The measure merges the victory 'tax with the normal income lax without losing any of the present victory taxpayers. Students With Downtown jobs Organize Club Students of Hope High School holding part time downtown jobs recently formed a "Diversified Occupation Club," with Vernle Fills, occupational cordinalor, appointed advisor by Superintendent .1. II. .loncs. The purpose of the club is to bring about closer relationship between students und business houses. The first meet ing wns held Monday with the following officers being elected: President—Billy TJan Jones; Vice- President, Lyle Allen; Secretary- Treasurer, Mickey Boyctte; Editor- This Crime Pays for the Farmer Viborg! S. D. I/I 1 ) The shotgun loaded with salt and pepper is passed us (i means of defending n melon patch. Timon Swensbn, who cuught ri group of youngsters n- mong his watermelons, took them before ihe judge who ordered thorn to pick 10 bushels of corn niv.l contribute their earnings to the Red Cross. Today in Congress By The Associated Press Senate — In recess until Fridiiy Truman Committee hears C. E. Wilson, General Motors president, on postwar plant conversion problems; also additional witnesses on Canol project. Assistant Attorney General wen- ft< Promotion Manager, Don Rogers.! dell Berge testifies on war mobili- Commiltccs include: Social, Annie | gallon bill before military subcom- Earl King, Margaret Phippin. Aus- I rnittcc. tin Huss; Membership, Glen Hart, j . •• •—— Mary Lou Booth, Opal Smith; Education, Mattie Mac GarrcH. Mil Kiwanis: J. H. Jones, Rotary; Mrs. cation, Mattie Mac GiirrcH. il- Eueone ' \V h i t e P -T.A.: clrcd Purtlc, Thomas White; Act- „,,.*!„,„ M™,.,., n' n,,,l P W Mrs. Bonds The raised $2,139,300,000 in this way: would be $154,000,000, ivity, Jean Bryant, Normii Jean Duke, Mildred Richardson and Zelvriii Aaron. The first regular meeting will be held at Hotel Henry Friday night, with Alex H. Washburn as guest speaker. Special guests will include presidents of the following local civic organizations: ,C. W. Tnrploy, Thelma Moore, B. and P.W. ously attack it dirqctly and at ils Choiseul and the Rabaul-Solomons war arena, Personal Core For Your Clothes * Each; article of clothing you bring in for dry cleaning receives careful, persona) attention. Buttons are feewn on, repairs expertly made and we hand press your clothes. A Trial Will Prove It. HALL BROS. Cleaners ft Hatter* J Phone 385 to Arouse Suspicion of FBI NEW YORK COTTON New York, Nov. 24 W)— The cotton market moved erraticaly today as early rallies of as much as $1.20 a bale brought out heavy i liquidation and carried prices off j as much as $1.90 a bale from the ) hiphs for the day. Late afternoon values were 35 to 85 cents a bale lower, Dec 19.38, Mch 19.35 and May 19.15. (Editor's Note: The . reason why Axis spy and sabotage plots against the U.S. haven't succeeded is the FBI'-s system of "conhter spies." Here's the story of how this war on nerves works.) "coward" before other soldiers in the; hospital ^admission tent. He subsequently'recovered from battle fatigue and rejoined his unit. The .incident created an under- the-su0-iac"e" seaa'tion in: the Seventh :Arrny, then;.\ as :' : riow, : ' cqjn-. manded"'by Pattbn. It caused more conversation, spoken aloud or whispered ;both .among officers and enlisted men, than the .capture of Messina ending the Sicilian campaign. . Frankly, there was considerable bitterness, but it was not drawn on the question of r^ank. -Patton's action was deplored by his officers as much as by his men, I heard only one man defend the .general's deed. He was a lieutenant, and he said: ."It would do this army good if a few more men were clouted over |the head now and then." There is ;this to be said for Patton: He was under great strain. The .incident took place between two amphibious landings, which cracked the German line along the north coast of Sicily. In deciding on trying the landings, Patton knew he was gambling with hundreds of lives. No pressure could be greater. Then, too, he was quoted afterward as saying he had hoped his outburst would snap the soldier back into shape. •Mikhail: "You look positively beauuiul tonight." ..Elsie: "Oh, you flatterer!" • Mikhail: "No, it's true. I had to •lopk twice before I recognized By FRANK I. WELLER Washington, Nov. 22 —(/P)—Fear of the FBI counterspy caused Hit- to warn his new espionage-sabotage graduates . . . "Do not arouse suspicion of the G-men!" He doesn't want this gang to meet the fate of his early underground agents in the U.S.A. German plans went into a tailspin when G-men secretly operated with Hitler's' first spies and about all he got was a mess of misinformation. His agents had the dope all right, but it was FBI-doctored when it reached Germany and caused more harm than good. It's almost an Edgar Allen Poe story the way G-men captured 33 ranking members of the dangerous Frederick Dquesne spy ring in York. J. Edgar Hoover says that never is espionage history did a country stand to lose more than this one. All of DuQuesne's crew were master spies. They were planted in war factories, shipyards, within the armed forces and in some government bureaus in- Washington. They had details for firing ships, including the French liner Normandie (which later burned accidentally), accurate details on Chrysler tank production, airplane production, the Ford plants, defense Her gang had rounded up an amazing amount of factual information on munitions and airplane factories, military and naval bases, helium .gas, and the cargo and sailing dates of convoys. All this she turned over secretly to FBI for "doctoring" and devious dispatch to Hitler. The Guyula Rozinek case is considered typical of hundreds of individual espionage-sabotage arrests. Rozinek was a captain in the German army but no one knew it in the west coach chemical plant that hired him. Ke -misgued \vlu:n a fellow worker badgered him into yelling: "Hitler is my Fuehrer and my God! All Europe wi'il bo fr«:c when he wins." J. 'Edgar Hoover says this FBI spying on spies is just like setting a,rat trap. He baits it by pretending not to know anything about the spy and all the time secretly siphoning the clanger out of his doings. "Better," says he, "to deal with the devil you know than with the devil you don't know, meaning that a new spy might be harder to catch than the one who is known and can be picked up anytime. Instead of swatting the hornet's nest with a single blow, the FBI collars spies one by one as they become dangerous. Authorities se cretly maneuvered an excellen chemist convicted of espionage in ini-7 «•-,,-, n Hitlor-picked American war.job into a place where he could ue used to Allied advantage and do no harm. A German spy interned in Australia in the last war was ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National stockyards, 111., Nov. 24 (fP)— (WFA) hogs, 12,50; fairly active; 20 Ibs up mostly steady with Tuesday; good and choice 13.60-70; 180-190 Ibs steady to 10 higher.13.25-60; 170 Ibs down strong from the 44,000,000 individual taxpayers; $616,000,000 by hiking the corporation excess profits rate from 90 to 95 per cent; $1,201.700,000 from boosted excises on luxuries and semi-luxuries, and $166,800,000 crn ~ lental expenditures.".He point- by increasing postal rates on some. ed Qut )hnl , ola , ,f cdera] rcvenue Rates on liquor are increased | rot . oi pt s had been increased from from $0 to $9 a gallon; on beer. I .jr 700 000 000 in 1939 to nbou t $43,from S7 to S8 a barrel, and there 1 480i(mooo for 1044 , counting the ire slight hikes on wine. Amon« j g2 000 OQO 000 k)s addcci b th(J cur . articles affected by other boosted rent ^,111 This, he said, is an increase of 70 per cent in taxes while the national income has climbed about 100 per cent. Asserting the American people bear the heaviest tax load of any country in the world, he said the average individual tax (state and local included) is about $357 n year, compared with $291 for the United Kingdom and $261 for Can- ionage-sabotage crew . . . . . . "Do no arouse suspicion ol he G-men!" excises are jewelry, furs, luggage, cosmetics, telephones, transportation, general admissions, cabarets, cowling alleys, billiard and pool tables, and electric light bulbs. j The measure raises the local let- I ler rale from two cents to three, airmail from 6 cents to 8, doubles third class charges, and increases some other mail charges. There is no change in.the 3-cent out-of-town letter rate or the second class mail charges. This, Doughton declared in his prepared address, "is not a treasury bill, a joint staff bill, a CIO Bill A Chamber of Commerce bill or a National Association of Manufacturers' bill, it is a Ways and Means commiltee bill." The place to attack inflation effectively, he said, "is to courage- Beware Coughs from common colls That Hang Creomulslon relievos promptly because it goes right to the seat of tne trouble to help loosen and expel , , . serin laden phlegm, and aid nature source—attack the cause — prices^ fo S00 the and" heal raw, tender, in- wagcs and retrenchment in gov^> fl ame( j bronchial :mucous .mem- ' branes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of Crcomulsion with the understanding -fou must like the way.lt quickly allays the cough or you are to have your money back. CREOMULSION for Coughs, Chest Colds, Bronchitis (I! (i Wanted —Milk Attention Farm Producers! We will buy all the fresh milk you can bring in to Olie's Dairy, SKIN IRRITATIONS of PIMPLES ACNE TETTER ECZEMA (oxtornnlly cauied) Check Itching—Burning the antiseptic—otisy way withfiiinousBlacknnd White Ointment. Promotes healing, lessons sonrrins. Uao only as directed. Cleanse dully with Black and White Skin Soap. JOHN REESE - - Agent for - Uniforms - Slacks - Suits Dresses Very Sheer Hosiery in Latest Shades 306 South Laurel St. Hope, Ark. <i FRISCO LINES [ST LOUIS SAN FRANCISCO RYJ plans of the Panama Canal, correct specifications on Sperry and Norden bombsight parts, and data on just about ever war plant, communications center, American weapon, steel and muntions production, convoys and armed service training posts. FBI contacted William Sebold. a German-born naturalized and loyal American citizen coerced into the DuQuesne gang by the Gestapo. He secretly kept G-men informed. Through him they set up a short- wave radio outfit to transmit re- All of them -:-j"v* 'rt t f •;; *>V b shoved into work he could not molest. G-men call this "preventive technique" and U. S. counter-spy "war of nerves." In almost every instance a spy or saboteur is allowed to make his contacts, with' FBI agents right beside him. Then the FBI hauls up the net and takes the whole gang. Hoover .arrested the head of Hitler's maritime spies as a "draft dodger." The Nazi had a swejl chuckle about decadent democracy and dumb cluck Americans until he finally found out why he was in jail. His buddies are there with him now. FBI captured an entire New ports to Germany . . fixed up by the FBI. Even Sebold didn't know FBI was making motion pictures and sound recordings of his interviews j York spy outfit by following one with Nazi big-wigs. man all day with a motion picture One of the kingpins was the bad j truck. Sometimes a dozen G-men late-fortyish German Major Paul \ are on the heels of a single spy. Borchardt from the last war who j FBI has interned 1,974 Japanese, almost got into U. S. Army Intelli- j 1,448 Germans, 210 Italians and 14 gence. Probably the most dangerous Frisco; has answered oar country's call five times. Now, serving as a vital transcontinental Iink...b9rder 7 fexborder, coast-tp-eoast...: carrying its full share of roads' responsibilities... is ;jhjfve earned its, fifth stripe for wartime service for otjr country. L* ol 4meri«t'f Qrfft .18-6 f«r was Ulrich Von Der Osten who had worked for Hitler and Franco in Spain. This reporter still jitters when G-men tell him that for eight days in 1941 he lived next door in a New York hotel to Von Der Osten. Well armed and ruthless, yet he was freehanded with good liquor, funny stories and midnight lunches and called himself Julio Lopez of Buenos Aires. I heard "Lopez" tele- phing in German, Spanish and Italian after radio newscasts and once wondered aloud whether this po- Ute, smallish, well-dressed and fiftyish gent could be a spy. "Look, farm boy," my friends said, "people in New York often speak more than one language." G-men had "Lopez," your correspondent and other Lopez neighbors spotted all the time. FBI broke up a second spy plot when agents nabbed ^lajnorous 34- year old Grace Buchanan-Pineen, great granddaughter of the last Count de Neen of Brittany, in Detroit and offered her jail or a job as counter-spy. ! of other nationalities. The FBI has its eyes on many other unsuspecting sympathizers who now aru lying low but alert to aid any new spy outbreak. There are in the United States some 80,000 members of active or reserve foreign military forces; 20,000 non-diplomatic official and employees of foreign governments; 10,000 to 15,000 representatives of foreign business concerns, and ap proximately 750 publications and 3,700 organizations under foreign influence or control. There were nearly 934,000 German, Italian and Japanese aliens living in the United States when war began. Pearl Harbor gave unparalleled impetus to the desire for American citizenship, and in the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, the number of aliens implying fo> first papers was 343,487 . . . The .greatest on record. Among them were Hitler agents specifically directed to become naturalized. FBI weeded out the lead ; ers, "denaturalized" them, und clapped them under enemy alien control. So, Hitler tells his last-ditch es- 11 11' y, •Hoveftibct 14, 1943 H 0 P I S T A R, HOPE, ARKANSAS ^1 octal an UnJP ertona I Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone 768 Between 8 a. rn. and 4 p. Calendar BVcmber 26th ftant call meeting of the S'sic club will be held at 7:30 p. m. Mrs. J. C. president requests all ^attendance. fie Feild Has 5lub and Two Guests berries and red roses Clonil decor of the .1. T. ! Tuesday afternoon when Jc Anne Fcild was hostess lesday Contract club rind Graves and Mrs. Alice Love. Mrs. George Peck was a tea guest. After the spirited games War Stamps were awarded Mrs. George Newbern, Jr., for club high.' The hostess served a delectable salad course with coffee. 1 PETROLEUM JELIYTHISWAY I'ntw Morolinn between thumb nml (InRi-r. (Spread slowly npnrt. Long fibres provo Moroliue. 8 high qimllty. For minor cuts, 1)111-11.1, bruises. Be, tripleoitc, lOo. Cosmopolitan Club Entertained At Lamar Cox Home Mrs. Lawrence Martin and Mrs. Lamar Cox were hostesses lo members of the Cosmopolitian club for the November meeting last evening at the home of Mrs. Cox. For the occasion the home was beautifully decorated. On the mantle was noted a large woodei bowl filled with chrysanthemums and autumn leaves, while th Thanksgiving theme was carried two additional players, Mrs. Alber Wednesday - Thursday By FAITH BALDWIN 1*44 •tnVICC, INC. O** ". •ranchot Tone NOW SHOWING 2 Mary Healey in m Coming' OTHER PLANS ' CHAPTER. XXI TJfyTIEN they returned Frank had left and Emily was upstairs. Nancy came into her room, her checks bright with wind, her eyes heavy, her hair tumbled. She said, "I went out lo Lnwson on a call with Jim. . . " Emily was brushing her hair with long, even slrokcs. She said, without comment: "I saw you C,(i." Nancy looked ;it her with strange, lialt-rcluclanl malice. She said: "You sent Frank home early." "I was tired.'* "I heard him ask you to marry him." Emily shruKgwl indifferently She said, "He doesn't moan it. It's his way oC buing—Haltering, dare say ho auks;—everyone—" "He didn't ask me,' 1 said Nancy "I would have jumped at the chance." Emily laid clown tin; hair brush "I don't believe thai, Nancy,' she said. "Why?" "You don't, love him." "I like him," said Nancy. Sh perched on the edt.sc of the bci and clasped her hands around ho knees. "He's physically attractiv to me. I like his background an< his money and tin; things I coul do with it. What more could ask . . .?" "A great deal," her sister said She looked with level <-yc.s at th younger girl. "You have it you," .she «iicl bluntly, "lo love on man very much. Tim', man isn Frank. If you mnrriod him or an man whom you didn't love, yo vould be miserable." "Ser. you," said Nancy, "don't udge me by yourself. I take it ou refused the offer?" , "Naturally." "Poor mother," said Nancy. "She ct her heart on my capturing Frank .. . but failing that it would 30 an equal feather in her cap if did. Now, thanks to you, she oses out both ways." Emily's firm red mouth straightened. She picked Up the brush jgain and drew the stiff bristles lirough the cloudy dark hair. * * * VTANCY slid of! to bed. "Good i ^ night," she said, "and pleasant dreams . . ." At the door she turned. "Don't get any high-minded no- lion," she warned, "about handing Frank over to me. I'm no longer interested . . . I've other-plans." The door closed behind her. Emily stared for a long moment at She her her own face in the mirror, saw with detachment that mouth was unsteady and that her eyes brimmed with tears. Nancy, she thought dully, whom she loved very much, had become her enemy. It isn't my fault, Emily thought, refusing to let the tears fall. Other plans? Which included Jim? ButNancy wasn't the woman for Jim, she would hurt him, she would ruin him. She wouldn't, consciously, perhaps, but the damage would be done just the same. And there's nothing I can do, Emily thought, nothing. Nothing anyone could do. Nancy tearing the snapshots of Drew Warner into fine pieces was thinking that, loo. She Ihought, serves Emily right. If she wanted Jim Thompson why didn't she do something about it when they were in Boston together . . .? I'm not sorry for her." • She wasn't sorry for anyone, except herself. Drew, she whis- pered, muioiy, jjrew—• Anything lo forget, strike out, Wound, hurt, stab . . , never mind who got In your way . . . After a while your own pain might dull, might cease to trouble. When it did you could afford to be kind to people again. But now you were armored in agony, you were encased in it, it didn't matter to you what happened 16 anyone else, * * * 'T'HE long summer slipped quiet•*• ly toward autumn. Outwardly things were litllc changed. Jim had settled to his routine, he and David Hall Worked together in complete amity nml understanding. Almost every fine evening Nancy went out with Jim on his early calls and waited for him in his car. The car had i\ radio and she amused herself while he was gone. They would come home and raid the ice box. Sometimes Doctor Hall insisted on taking the early calls himself and giving Jim an opportunity to get off to the beach or the club with Nancy and her crowd. Frank was a constant caller, dogged, determined. Emily, tired of .battling him, went now and then lo Ihe club or beach with him, occasionally Jim and Nancy were with them. II looked to tnc rest of Cranberry like a very settled foursome. Even Elsie Edgar wns aware of it. "You know, Mllicent," she told her friend, "I've always preferred Nancy but Emily's a nice girl and I've always liked her. Of course I would never sland in Frank's way. I'd like him lo marry, and settle down." She added that she had a special place for Nancy in her heart because she had always reminded her of the little girl whom the Edgars had lost many years ago. "Emily is so serious." added Elsie, a large, vital woman, "and I'm serious enough as it is. Nancy's the sort of girl I need around that gloomy old house. Howove-. it's up to Frank and, I suppose, Emily. He told me that she had already refused him 11 times this summer. I simply cannot understand it. I was certain he was joking." Black mark against Emily who dared to refuse an Edgar. (To Be Continued) the and club held De- out in ;i s.oeri;' Mrs. ,h,<- Bl.ici, prcvic business Hireling and the Deed-mix.'!' mooting Christmas tree; will be comber 21. Another in a scrirjs of studies on ! the Allied Nations was presented by Mrs. Black using the topic, "China—Yestfrclay." Her talk on the geography and history cif ancient China to the time of Sunyatsan was illustrated with a hirgn map. > Mrs. Kelly Bryan! lold uf Ihe customs and <-r>;'i•."i.-loi-iKlie.'i of the Chinese peopio. ii. i-murludiiiK the program, Mrs. K. I,. Broach gave an interest inj.', Chinese U-i;cml recently translated into Mndam Chianfl Kai story was, "The' Wife Chow." Miniature glass objects made in nmmnccd China were presenled lo each guest. ' The hostesses served a delightful salad course with hot coffee during the social hour. Each guest received a corsage of chrysanthemums. Coming and Going Miss Nell Louise Broylcs of Henderson Stale Teachers Collage, Arkadelphia, will spend the Thanksgiving holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Broyles. 5 to 55i V I OO% Wool (II n Camel Tans, Reds and Blues 'II' In Parliament-The voice Churchill is a Tank Town echo as he says of Rommel und the UaJis: "The Lees and the Grants (topped him at El Aliuuein. 'ihe Slier- "What Do You Mean -Tank Town?" Why, it's the Detroit (Chrysler) Tank Arsenal where U. S. Army tanks are made. ,,,_ Some have called it ihe tank capital of Ihe world. tf> Started and finished on farmland in the fall and winter of 194U-'41. It was going strong many months before we got into the war. «t •—• It doubled and redoubled its production •—-time and time again. BACK THE ATTACK- Its main street is all icdoors—a multilane manufacturing highway, down through the vast arsenal building. *»• — Its freight depot sees the big boys loaded on their flatcars—en route eventually to worldwide battlcfronts. • t • _ Its schools, hospital, restaurants, police force, testing tracks—all serve Tank Town and its hustling army and civilian population as it works night and day. • • • — The TANK TOWN story is now being toJd in Action, the world over. It is a story of production skill and effort at home and fighting ability and stamina abroad. -BUY WAR BONDS Heavy Satin Lined Velvet Collars Velvacuna - Water Repellent Sizes 9 to 17 12 to 40 ihe • AfiteMi 4e«»iM. and tbsijr duller pi victory w *«eei» of Tvwte wd Bizerte h»rk back M> . 1 auk Tow*,U. S- &• On the tbcirwaytbrousbbeacliesundduuesioSnlerao, wbcrc the flowers Uiut draped lUew in victory became a Jar distuut Took TQWO CM 'or ponds inri On the Road to Rome -The md» Rome become Tonic TPWD bigbwayi u« the Eisnt Sberranas udvuucc on puvcaxeaid laid by Kooiati eoMierors over 2,000 yews »go. English by Shek. The of Chuang War Bonds and Stamps Mrs. Louis Crainc and son, Joe, of Lake Village arc guests in the Will Atkins home this week. Mrs. Jack' Meek and daughter, Carolyn, will arrive today from Bradley to bd guests of Mrs. Mcek's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rue. Mr. Mceks will Sunday. K. G, Mc- join them The Rev. and Mrs. Paul Gaston and Miss Lucille Ruggles arc spending the remainder of thbiwcek in Dallas with friends. ! . •',., Mr. aiid Mrs. Cl4ulA'ijjohnson and children, Linda . a'ndi ijtenneth, of Washington, D. G.;'Arrived yesterday for a "visit with relatives and friends. J. W. Bourdon, chief yeoman in the U. S. Coast Guard, of Charles ton, S. C., is spending the Thanks giving holidays with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Bearden. saults on London wore staggered today trying to conceive the havoc wrought in Berlin by two such heavy attacks in a row. They compared the situation with that in London the night of May .10, 1941, when it was generally agreed if the German bombers had returned the next night the chaos would have been virtually unbearable. The May 10 raid on London was scarcely one-fifth the force of Monday night's assault on Berlin. In relatively clear weather some Nnzi night fighters were up last night but even Ihcy were fewer than usual in raids on Berlin, RAF pilots said. Fires from Monday night's attack could be seen 50 miles away >y pilots returning to the target a cconcl,time. Stockholm eyewitness reports aid every building in the zoo area i the southwest corner of the ergarten was wrecked. Fashion- bie restaurants opposite tho Kaier Wilhelm memorial church arc n ruins. These include the restau- ant Traubc, Cafe Berlin and Cafe Am. Zoo. The Ufa pulucc,- Berlin's largest cinema, was destroyed, these eye- Lewis Won't Accept Offer of Operators Washington, Nov. 24 — (/Pi— Operators producing about 50 per cent of the nation's soft coal have offered the United Mine Workers a contract that is substantially acceptable, but Union Chief John L. Lewis declared today the miners are "not interested" in an agreement with halt the industry. Refusal of the Southern Coal Producers Association to sign on a portal to portal basis and the absence of the Captive (steel company) mine operators from the wage conference appeared to be the principal obstacles to a contract that would be virtually national in scope. Conferees agreed to resume their discussions forthwith. The AFL progressive mine workers and a representative of their employers in Illinois meanwhile submitted a tentative wage agree ment to the War Labor Board. The contents were not divulged. The contract offered to Lewis is substantially the Ickes - Lewi agreement under which the mines are now operating, plus the $40 re1 reactive payment for undergroun travel time. Edward R. Burke, president o the Southern Producers, said his group would sign a contract that would assure equivalent earnings, but he declines to pay the money on a portal to portal basis and wants eight hours of productive work assured instead of "assumed" as is provided in the Ickes-Lewis agreement. "The group I represent," said Burke, "is unalterably opposed to a contract that would inflict on I he industry a portal to portal arrangement, beyond, the period of government control." A portal to portal day is based on the time a miner enters the mine until he leaves it, rather than on actual productive hours. The Ickes-Lewis portal to portal agreement assumes an average of 45 minutes travel time per man per day. In some mines traveling con sumes more than 45 minutes and the actual production hours therefore are reduced in direct proportion to the increase in travel time. CM No. 5253 It Raring to Go Knoxville, Tenn. (/ty- Southern locomotive No. 5253 without a ghost of a hand at the throttle or a man board, roled out of the Ashcville, tf, C., shops recently and headed ack toward Knoxville on the main inc. Five miles later she coughed o a slop — undamaged and no larm done. Railroaders, unable to explain the locomotive's antics, >aid they guessed it was just home lick. Seaweed was used as a throa medicine before the discovery of .odine as a treatment for goiter. CHILDREN'S COLDS FOR fclrtfif HELltF from miseries of colds-coughing, phlegm, irritation, clogged upper aif passages- rub throat, chest, and back with Vicks VapoRub. Its poultice-and- , vapor action brings relief without dosing. ALSO, FOR HEAD COLD "sniffles", melt a spoonful of VapoRub in hot water. Then have the child breathe in the steaming vapor; VICKS <!" VAPORUB Hotel Barlow A former baby carriage plan' which was converted lo war work is now making pilot seats for air craft. Our Thanksgiving Dinner Fresh Shrimp Cocktail, Fresh Fruit,Cocktail or Tomato Juice Cocktail 4> _ Celery and Olives Fresh Vegetable Soup Choice: Roast Young Turkey, Barlow Dressing '• Baked Fat Goose, Apple Sauce Dressing Roast Long Island Duckling, with Dressing. Barbecued Fresh Pork Spare Ribs Candied Sweet Potatoes Fresh Green Beans Baked Squash Hot Biscuits Choice: Head Lettuce Special Dressing or Fruit Salad Choice: Fresh Pumpkin Pie Mince Meat Pie or Served Home-Made Ice Cream Coffee-Tea-Mi Ik from: 12 to 2:30 p. m. — 6 to 8:30 p. m. Price--1.00 plus tax Mrs. J. B. Ellen has gone t Amarillo, Texas, for a 10-day visi with her son, John Henry Ellen who is stationed at the Amarill Army Air Base. Mrs. Jack Fountain has returne from a visit with relatives in Coltei James R. Henry returned toda lo his home in Dallas after a brie visit in the city. Unlikely Berlin (Continued From Page One) witnesses' said. The'tiergarlen was •aked with bombs; apparently because heavy anti-aircraft batteries were located in the park. A. B. Weat-herington, Navy Lt., Is Visitor Lt. (j.g.) A. B. Wealherington of the U.S. Navy and Mrs. Weatherington are here for several days visiting in Hope and Blevins, Lt. Weathcrington having been superintendent of Blevins schools for several years. He loll Blevins to become superintendent ;it Malvcrn and then joined the Navy as a com missioned officer. He was until re cently stationed at Hollywood, Fla. but will leave here Saturday for ; new assignment at Corpus Christi Texas. Women of H OP E A Message from Your Governor Throughout the history of America, men and women of Arkansas have never failed to answer the call of service to their country. When the last gun in this war has been fired, and the history of this world turmoil, is written, I .am confident• that once again, the daughters, as weir'as*the sons of Arkansas, will have proved their right to this heritage. As Governor of the State and as Honorary Chairman of the All-States Women's Army Corps Recruiting Drive, I have designated the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary of Arkansas to sponsor this undertaking and urge cooperation of all of our citizens in this Campaign to the end that Arkansas will again be in the forefront in this, another important war effort. "Th« FrUwdly Stars" lo 10 lo 12 blocks long were enveloped in flames this morning. RAF fliers returning from last night's raid declared they "never saw such fires" as those raging in Berlin's streets. The RAF's smaller loss in the second allack indicaled strongly Berlin's defenses — anti - aircraft guns, searchlight batleries and probably night fighter bases aiound Ihe cily as well—were hard hit in Monday night's raid. (The German high command claimed only 19 British bombers downed). This meant the Alljed attack was gaining in strength and immunity Veterans of the 1940-41 aerial as- Lemon Juice Recipe Checks Rheumatic Pain Quickly If you suffer from rheumatic, arthritis or neuritis pain, try this simple inexpensive home recipe that thousands are using. Get a package of Ru-Ex Compound, a two-week supply, today. Mix it with a quart of water, add the juice of 4 lemons. It's easy. No trouble at all and pleasant. You need only 3 lablespoonfuls two times a day. Often within 48 hours—sometimes overnight—splendid results are obtained. If the pains do not quickly leave and if you do not feel better, return the empty package and Ru- Ex will cost you nothing to try as it is sold by your druggist under an absolute money-back guarantee. Ru-Ex Compound is for sale and recommended by John P Cox mid 'drug stores House and Barn on Turner Farm Burn A tenant house and barn on the Add Turner farm six miles west of Hope burned about noon Tuesday. The buildings were partly covered by insurance, but the contents of both were a total loss. Oil and Gas LaFayette County, Ark. Prepared by Mrs. Eunice Triplett. Lcwisvillc, Arkansas. Royally Deed: l/1280th interest. Dated Oct. 29, 1943; filed Nov. 16, 1043. G. E. McClatchcy and wife to William L. Horncr—E'/4 of NE'A of Sec. 10, and WM> of NW'/i of Sec. 11, all in Twp. 15 S., Rge. 24 West. Royalty Deed: 3 G-lOlh interest (3 rovalty acres). Dated Nov. 15, 1943; filed Nov. 18. 1943. G. C. Hurst lo Fred T. Haddock—NVa,of SWV* of Sec. 35, Twp. 17 S.. Rge. L'4 West. Royalty Deed: 1 128th interest 110 royalty acres). 10-year term from April 4, 1941. Dated Nov. 12, 1943; filed Nov. 19, 1943. W. W. Bradley and wife to J. Z. Werby— NWVi of Sec. 35, Twp. 17 S., Rge. 24 West. Deaths Last Night By The Associated Press Herman Ullstein New York—Herman Ullstein, 68. one of five brothers who controlled Ihe Ullslein Verluc Publishin. House, Germany's greatest publishing empire until the Nazis deprived them of their property. In Berlin alone the brother? ordered four daily nt-vvsp^t" > - • M ORE WACS are needed at once for 155 types of Army jobs- such as dispatching planes, making maps, checking supplies, assisting in hospital laboratories. Every eligible Arkansas woman is needed. You are needed—and without delay! Are you an American citizen—over 20 and under 50 years of age? Are you without dependents, without children under 14? Then join the WAG at once! Right now a new WAC company is being formed—of women from Arkansas. Find out about joining this special group. Go to your nearest U.S. Army Recruiting Station. Or mail the coupon below. Do it today! GOVERNOR OF ARKANSAS (If you are ineligible for the WAC because of age or family responsibilities, take over the job of an eligible woman and free her to join the WAC.) Apply at nearest U. S. ARMY RECRUITING STATION Post Office Bldg., Texarkono, Ark. THE /tRMV NEEDS WACS... NEEDS YOU! WOMEN'S ARMY CORPS GIT THIS FREI BOOKliT-MAIl COUPON TODAY! U. S. ARMY RECRUITING STATION (14 _ AK Z. ? 2J" " TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS Please send me a copy of the new illustrated booklet about the ... telling about the jobs they do, how they live, their training, pay, opportunities for service. NAME. ADDRESS. CITY. STATI_ »•»* »»**»****£* &jf&* PfcVMOWfM t tttfif * tiff ft ' y. CHS. fMlYfifft ^ysftggj8»»»»y^*fl»^giii|

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