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jjjjjjjjjIIIGQQilRF^ of Land Pressure Is All That's Saving Germany 0 O of News by ackenzie , i * Editorial Comment Writttn Today and Movtd by Telegraph •r Coble. y OeWITT MacKENZIE ^Associated Press War Analyst Classified Adi mutt b* In office day b«fdf« ; publication. All Want Ads cash In ddvanc*. Not taken ovtr the Phon*. On* flmt—ic word, minimum SOc ThfM Hmw—JV'ie word, minimum SOt Six Hmn—Jc word, minimum ?Sc OM month—lie werrf, mlnmlum $1.T» tates are for continuous insertions only fHE MORE YOU TELL THE QUICKER YOU SELL." For Sole SEE US BEFORE Y6U BUY, sell or trade furniture. The best place in town to buy furniture. Ideal Furniture Store. '.27-lmpd. grim Allied edict of Cairo Ittiat the Japanese empire is to be |ttfsmembered is, by indirection, the possible news for Herr Hit- because it means that his own fdfsry of doom is hastened. hen we stop to analyze ,the ^implications of the Allied decision ifojcegarding Japan, we immediately ^'•"•^counter an all-important fact Jfch- a lot of folk are inclined to Lfpfget. This is that the operations *" '*the various theatres of our glob- j?al*war are broadly speaking inter- fidependent. " " can't just say that we are fgoing to render Nippon impotent, '' id, then willy-nilly fling all our i ^resources into that alluring adven-' Ijt^jr^^We * have to remember that 6we*ve readied the critical stage in lour drive to destroy Hitler's great JSnd 'still dangerous fighting ma- £cl&ne, and that if we relax our ef- Iforts by an infinitesimal fraction, p?e t shall do our global cause great harm. corollary is that we must filnish off the Nazi Fuehrer before Lwe^can stage an all-out offensive |in"r/the Orient. This doesn't mean -I that we can't pursue major opera- .ytion's against the Japs while still pressing for the killing Germany. £fSuch attacks already are boiling " j upland will be intensified. *"'' " it does mean is that the | t ,;| moment has arrived for the big t'^three—America, Russian and Brit- s£f ain? — to prepare with all speed |\%£or*the coup de grace in Europe, | SO as to release our vast striking jxiwer in that theatre for use lagainst the Mikado's forces. The in- Fdications are that this is exactly upon which the Allied f chiefs, are working. I 1 thing remains to be done with, the air offensive in Border to crush the life out of Hit- f that's the establishment of the 'second-front in France, so as "Vto^get the Nazi gangster's army — this" strongest remaining weapon — ||>etween two powerful Allied forces. |TrVat's the essential for early vie "M^"— barring a collapse of Ger morale, which we have no ^.j-fto bank on, although it's le- ;imate to hope that it may hap- ; Military y "experts generally agree 150 MULES. MARES, SADDLE horses, jacks, stallions and Shetland ponies. All stock guarantee!!. , Free truck delivery. At same location for 30 years. Windle Bros. 516 West Broad., Texarkana, Texas. 23-tf 40 ACRES MIXED LAND. 30 IN cultivation. Good spring well. Mile Wood. Three Southwest Teams Have Top 5-Year Average 2 MARES 5 AND 8 YEARS OLD 8 miles South Hope on Highway -29. L. C. Belts. 29-6tp FOR SALE: ONE ELECTKIC 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 we had a strong army well festatilished in France right now should be headed for a quick |wih.-;-lt's lack of pressure by lane "" 'the western front which USED BAB i 971-J. By ORLO ROBERTSON New York, Dec. 3 (IP) — Although playing only ah informal schedule, Boston College moved front and center in the five-year football scoring records of the nation's leading colleges compiled today by the Associated Press. With Tennessee, the 1942 leader, not playing this year, the Eagles advanced from second place to take the lead svith an average of 844 for 38 victories, seven defeats and one tie since 1939. They won three of their four games this season and tied the other. While Iheir average was ten points under lasl season's figures, . the New Englanders won the top east of Blevins. See Jess I spot by a margin of three percent- 27-6tp I age points over Notre Dame, which used nine victories in ten games to boost its five-year standing from .837 to .841. The Irish have a five- year record of 37 triumphs, seven setbacks and three ties. Three Southwest schools showed the biggest improvement in comparison with the figures covering the five-year period ending in 1942. The Texas Aggies, who'll meet Louisiana State in the Orange Bowl, jumped from 14th to 3rd place with an .813 average. Texas, host to Randolph Field in the Cotton Bowl, vaulted from 32nd spot to seventh with a percentage of .783 and Tulsa, headed for the Sugar Bowl after two unbeaten seasons, took over eighth as compared to 23rd in 1942, with a figure of .773. Six teams have scored more than 1,000 points during the span with Duke's Blue Devils showing the most prolific offensive. Largely because they rolled-up 33? points in nine g;ames this season, the Southern Conference champions tallied 1,249 points in 47 games. Although Georgia had a bad year the Crack- GOOD MARE AND MULE. Smooth mouth, Weight 1100 Ibs. Cheap. Smiths, Proving Ground Road. 2-3tc BUGGY. PHONE 3-ltc Lost DARK COLORED HORSE MULE. 8 years old. Medium size. See T. S. McDavitt. Reward. 23-tf Answers to Questions You Wont to Know About Joining Arkansas Training Unit of Women's Army Corps Q. Will the WAC unit being formed by my state be especially honored? A. Yes, and you as a member will be officially honored. Q. Will members of my state WAC training unit leave home together? A. Yes, and with special ceremonies on departure.. 5 ! Q. Must my hair be cut short? A. No, just so it is neat and above • your collar. Q. What insurance do I got? A. Life insurance at special low Army rates. Our State WAC Unit Is Forming Now and Will Be Specially Honored ... Join and Train With Your Neighbors SPOBTS ROUNDUP If lift I Mm* ta Associated Press Sports Columnist LADIES' WHITE GOLD WATCH, downtown Friday. Leather band. Reward Mrs. Fred While, Phone 15. 30-3tp BLACK HORSE MULE, COMING four years old. White nose. Weight, 900 Ibs. $10 reward if put in my lot. Ned Purtle, Prescott, Route 1. l-6tp ONE. SORREL HORSE, BRIDLE and saddle. Weight 850 Ibs. Lost in Hope, Nov. 29. If found, report' to Hope police. l-6tp DODGE WHEEL AND TIRE, BE- longs to Basil Rider, lost on Patmos hi-way. If found return to Doyle Bailey's Cities Service •Station. ' 3-3tp Notice CHRISTMAS GIFTS ON DISPLAY and on hand at my home. All kinds of Fuller brushes. 902 South Fulton, Phone 138. Mrs. Leon Bundy. ' 23 -t£ worst time of year for invasion across the English channel. Rough seas, fogs and bad flying weather prevail. Still, it's possible to stage an invasion, for there are ways of overcoming many of the weather handicaps. Moreover, it's indeed bad weather that doesn't,cut .two pethig 5y£i}if : e'nftniy 'i as ^WfJl as.y.ou;. i&ctually,''fhere,'are"cir- 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 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL FOR 30 days only! Mattresses remade. Sheeting 3.95. Striped tick, 5.95. Free delivery. Phone 152. Hope 'Mattress Co. 24-lmp New York, Dec. 3..'(/P)— While Judge W. G. Bramham emerged as the dominating figure of the four-day gouging and slugging match known as the minor league baseball meetings (and didn't -he tear into-the opposition in that concluding speech? Two behind-the- scenes operatives are worth a-little more attention . . . Nearly everybody admits that Bramham has done a swell job as head of the minors and they don't blame him for wanting to keep a $25,000 a year position So today we give you Elmer Daily and Branch Rickey, Jr. Innkeeper 'Daily, a hotel man from Edcns- burg, Pa., officially in minor league promotional director and head of a couple of non-operating bush leagues ... He admits he has been rather busy with under- cofer work this week and from what we hear, he's the one 'who looked after Ihc dclails of preserving Ihe Bramham regime . . .He's inclined to talk about the difficulties of running a hotel; at home, he'd probably discuss baseball first ... At any rate, Elmer apparently proved the theory • that it takes a country boy to outslick Ihc cily slickers. doesn'l wanl definile. lo say anything loo _ file the "Allied high command isn't found it feasible to open up |sVcond-front thus far, the signs _ ^e that preparations for this great p^tfperation a re being pressed with l5''aij*3peed. Time is run nignagasi t '*th_e. Allies m this matter, for while E|th~e*Russians probably will be able '*-' *«* Continue their terrific offensive ;h the winter, they're likely bogged down as soon as the thaws and rains come, if we are to get Hitler be- 'iween the two mill-stones, it must .'^_ well before spring so that f advantage may be taken of pres- ^sure by the .Red/armies. That apparently is what'-the Allies have ( determined to, achieve if possible, , a.n(ff}t>"is a titani<? task, f^r,Unfortunately, this js >bout the ALL TYPES OF HOME AND building repairs. Specialize in re- roofing. Estimates free. A. M. Rettig, Phone. 221. 29-6tc the; Allies the; job. One;would expect.that simultan- eo'usly" with" the cross-channel at-| tack, there would be an invasion of the Rhone Valley in Southern France by the great French army which is waiting in Algiers for its chance. There might be other diversionary attacks. Pending a clean-up of the European situation we needn't expect an all-out offensive throughout the Japanese theatre, it seems to me we shall need all the European equipment for the final Jap show. Meantime, however, the essential preliminary offensives .under Lord Mountbatten and the American command in the Pacific can be got well under way. GIVE. iMAG'AZlijE', SUBSCEjipt- ion.s for Christrrias. Not Sfaiioried yet. New or renewal subscrjp- tions on any magazine. See Chas. Reynerson at City Hall. 30-tmc Lobby Patrol Although Luke Appling is in the army, the White Sox feel lhat he will be out again by next season. His right ankle, where it was broken a few years ago, is held together by wire . . . For the same reason, Cardinal officials aren't worried about Marty Marion's 1-A classification. He fell off a cliff when he was a kid and his right leg is wired up like a radio set ... Connie Mack, who rightly deserves the appcllalion of "Ihe old genllc- man" took time off. Ycslerday for a trip to Westchestcr county lo pay his respects to the ailing Ed Barrow .... Best laugh of the trade lalk came when Sieve O'Neill, chinning over a Doc Cramer for Jim Bagby Irade with the Indians, vas told r that it would go through f he'd throw in Dizzy Trout wilh Cramer. Dizzy only won 18 games ast summer . . . Incidentally, most of Ihe Irading rumors fell flal when I was learned that Al Smtih was 11-A. That means the Indians won't jc so eager to get rid of Bagby. The Most Urgent War Job In the Nation Today Get All Details from the United States Employment Service at Hope, Ark, Men and Women Needed at Once If •Attractive Scale of Wages • Work Week 54 Hours • Time and Half for work in excess of 40 hours • Transportation Advanced • Complete Living Facilities Available Work in Pacific Northwest I A Vital War Construction Job •I UBQRERS^CARPENTERS Laborers and Carpenters Will Be Hired f In the Hope Office Office Workers and Many Other Skilled and Semi-Skilled Jobs If Now Engaged in Essential Activity, Do Not Apply Apply to the U. S, Employment Service 201 I, Second Sf»* Hope, Ark. (Applicants should bring draft registration and classification t, and social security card") VLL TYPES OF HOME PAINT-; ing and interior decorating. Call 397-W for free estimates. Tom Middlebrooks. 3-6tp HUNTING OR SHOOTING ON our farm or pasture land. Boyd Bros. Emmet, Ark. 3-ltp Wanted to Rent Twig Off The Old Branch Young Rickey, a short, stocky man with a lop-sided hat and a twinkle in his eye, provides a'con- trast to his placid and pontifical parent . . . Branch, Jr., only appeared on the convention floor a couple of timesi probably ( ^because of 'the.danger th'arsomeone would yell "a&out ;ichain ' store dqmiria- tipn,.'> but ^heiJle.fliUh'e,?, iijnpVefeSibn ifliat !;he'.jeo'uldr.h'dv'eji presented the ("insurgents"''case a;lot better than Isome bf. the spokesmen and that he'll really go places^ in the base- ,ball'business; i . * After the meeting he was arguing that he could swing the small circuits to an en tirely different stand on the major' minor agreement if he only had a month to present the facts to- the club owners , . . And he also has the family talent for talking circles around any given subject when'! he 63 Unofficial Records Before Amateur Council Columbus, O., Dec. 3 (/P)— The National Amateur Athletic Union opens its annual three-day meeting here today to act on 03 unofficial records Up for approval. Secretary Daniel Ferris said other "Important" problems would be discussed, but he was not at liberty to divulge their nature immediately. Three of the unofficial marks, Emmett J. Cashin's brcat stroke marks in the 200-meter and 200- yard breal stroke, and John D. Powell's halt-mile walking record, have been protested, Ferris said. The secretary sard the kick style used by Cashin in winning his events last April 10 at Palo Alto. Cal., and the style used by Powell in a meet at Los Angeles last July 10 were being questioned. Ferris said the A. A. U. was not planning to reopen the case of Jim Thorpe, who in the 1912 Olympic Games at Stockholm was deprived of his' nlcctals and trophies on the ground he had competed for pay in baseball. There had been some intimation the case .would be reopened and an effort made to have the medals returned to the elderly Indian. Last winter the Oklahoma State Legislature passed a resolution calling for restoration of the medals. Ferris said the A. A. U. was powerless to act, since the medals Thorpe won were sent to the second-place mon. Trophies are never retained permanently, Ferris said, and arc always in competition, remaining in the custody of each champion only so long as he retains the title. Among the American records to be considered are three set by Guilder Hacgg, Swedish running star, during his tour of the U. S. last summer; Ensign Hugh Cannon's discus throw of 174 feet 10 1-8 inches, and the 300-yard dash time of 30.2 seconds by Cliff Bourland. Ensign Cornelius Warmcrdam's pole vault of 15 feet, 8 1-2 inches is the outstanding indoor mark up for consideration. Others include 8:51 for two miles by Ensign Greg Rice; 1:102 for GOO yards by Hugh Short and 00.9 for the 00-yard low hurdles by Harold Stickel. Billy Briggs Dies Following Attock Billy Briggs, former Hope boy, died this week at Tampa, Fin., following a heart attack. He was a member of the armed forces. Mi-. Briggs was the son of Mrs. Florence Meek Hodges of Shrcvc- port, a long-time resident of Hope. Labor Wanted in Building of du Pont Plant Labor recruiting is announced here today 'by the Hope district office of the U.S. Employment Service for a new war plant to be constructed at an unnamed site in the Pacific Northwest by the du Pont interests. Following a meeting with state labor officials and a representative of du Pont, Floyd Sharp, state di rector of the War Manpower Commission, said all recruiting tor out uf-slate industry would be discon tinued until the Pacific area con struction job is' staffed. "Vital importance of this projcc' is indicated by the fact that al representatives of major aircraf and ship-building industries, for merly given highest labor procure ment priorities on the state, have been asked to cease recruiting tern porarily," he said. ".This drive will be conductci with sufficient control of man power to prevent jeopardizing labo needs of essential industries in Uv state. Seasonal farm labor will b' returned to the farms when it i needed next spring," he said. Co-operation Urged Mr. Sharp urged farm operator and persons employed in non-es scntial industries to co-operate in providing labor necessary for construction of the plant. Company representatives -will be stationed in local United States Employment Service offices to interview and hire applicants. Managers of USES offices of the stale will do the hiring in their areas, authorize medical examinations and send applicants to Fort Smith. There they will be met by company representatives and transportation funds will be advanced. Exact location of the plant cannot be divulged, Mr. Sharp said. Representatives of the company have slated an "unlimited" number of workers is needed. Randolph Field Places 3 on All-Southwest Dallas. Tex., Dec. 3 (/I 1 ) . lolph Field's Ramblers, who jlaycd a heavier schedule ..than nost colleges, yet landed in the !ollon Bowl, came up with three men on the first All-Southwest service football team. • Glenn Dobbs, former Tulsa All- America pnsscr who led the Ilnnv Dlers to nine victories, honds the Randolph trio on the All-Star, eleven. He was everybody's- choice. Reasons: 105 passes for 1,408 yards; some of the greatest punt- ng Texans have ever seen; nrtd consistent sparking of Randolph running plays. ; The selections: Ends: Jack Russell. Blackland Field, Tex.; and John Svonsoh, Norman, Okla., naval, an ex-Lafayette star. Tackles: Al Baisi, Camp Robinson, Ark., former Chicago Bea^s and West Virginia U. performer: and Rate Nabors, Uibbock 'Air Field, Tex., former Detroit L'Jojis player. > r Guards: Delbcrt Davis, Randolph; and Marion Rogers, South Plains Field, Tex. > Center: Lciland Killian, Randolph. Backs: Glenn Dobbs, Randolph, cx-Tulsa; Rogers Smith, Lubbock Field; Connie Sparks, Klrtland Field, Albuquerque, N. M.; ar)d Elroy Fry, Abilene Air Base, Tex., and nation's leading scorer ns quarterback for Texas A. and "I. in 1938. springs 20; ducks 22 1-2; gccsc 23 1-2. Scout Bomber Challanooga Joe Engcl was lolling some lall tales yesterday about fiis experiences as a scout for | ST LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., Dec. 3 Clark Griffith reached the point of discovering Bucky Harris — "There was the dangdest fight you ever saw going on at first base" — When Harris spoke up from a corner of the room: "Yes, you let yourself in for the worst • trouble you ever,- .had when you found me, Joe." ; ' •?< He had just 18 ° lbs U P steady to 5 higher; light- ,vC .-The . FIVE OR SIX-ROOM HOUSE. Prefer Ward 1 or 2, Employed in city. Reasonably permanent. No small children. Reference. Call Hope Star. 2-tfdh. ioffer''tp' 1 take'/Jfe)fb"'Pennobk*s .place as/Red Sox fa'frivbosS and the current report is that he'll follow Pennock to the- Phillies ... When yes- terddy's'American Lcague, l iri<'qUin& ended, Prexy Will Harridge asked if there were any further suggestions. Jack Zeller of the Tigers spoke up: "Yes, let's all sit here until Some one makes a deal.". . . If any one had agreed they probably still would be silling. er weights steady to 10 lower; sows weak lo 15 lower; bulk good and choice 200-270 lbs 13.70; lop 13.75 sparingly; 280-30 lbs 13.0035; 170-190 lbs 12.90-13.50; 140-160 lbs 11.75-12.75 few 12.85; mosl 120140 Jbs 10.75-11.75 100-120 lbs 5.750.75.', s'bulk good soWS 42.10-15; few 12.25; medium kinds 12.0 dowrr. Slags 12.25 down. Thursda'y' in clearitip and individual steers and heifers 11.00-13.50; commori and | medium ;beef cows.8.75-10,50: medium and go3riaiiiage" J ancr"beef "WlW-'O^p- 11.50; good and choice vealers 14.75; medium and.good 12.25-13.50; cows receipts approximately 50 per cent; nominal range slaughter steers 10.25-16.50 slaughter heifers 9.00-15.75; stocker and feeder steers 7.75-1325. Sports Mirror By The Associated Press Today A Year- Ago — Boston College wins Lambert Trophy as Eastern football champions. Three Years Ago — St. Louis Browns buy pitchers Denny Gatehouse and Frilz Ostcrmucllcr from Boston Red Sox; Pirates gel Slu Martin. Five Years Ago — Crowd of 101, 000 sees Soulhcrn Cal lopplc Noire Dame from ranks of unbeaten, un- licd 13-0. •*;•••;} il i -. ; '. '•'••. •%':': Today in Congress By The Associated Press Senate — Moves loward vote of soldiers vole bill Judiciary subcommittee considers amendments to bill exempting nsurance companies from antitrust laws • . ' Banking committee hears Mayor jaGuardia on subsidies Finance committee works on tax bill Truman committee hears President Green on post-war labor problems. House Routine session. Deaths Last Night By The Associated Press. Arm'e Von Tempski Fresno, Calif.— Arminc Von Tem- pski, 44, nuthur and lecturer. Her oulobiography, "Born in Paradise," became a bcsl seller. The Army has filled soldiers wilh shoes ranging in size from 2% lo 18. Fights By ':h Boston — Ralph^ZafioilH 140 '1-27 Providence, R, I., outpointed Izzy Jannazzo, 149, New York, ((. Fall River, Mass. Freddy Cabral, 149, Cambridge, Mass., out- pointed Buddy Farrell, 152, Newark, (10). THREE OR FOUR ROOM FURN- ished apartment for permanent family. Contact Hope Star. 30-tf UNFURNISHED HOUSE. MAN going into business here; wife teaches. Phone 646-W. 30-6tp FIVE OR SIX ROOM UNFURN- ished house. Phone 471. 30-6tc Market Report For Rent NEW YORK STOCKS <§> New York, Dec. 3 — (fP)— Assorted favorites continued in the recovery van of today's slock market but many leaders were unable to extend the advance. The two-day come-back inspired a little profit taking here and there. Prices slipped after the opening and trends were a bit indefinite near the close. Dealings slackened with transfers for the full strelch around 550,00 shares. LARGE BEDROOM FOR TWO girls. Private entrance. Adjoining bath. Call 823-W after 6 p. m. 521 West 4th. 27-6lp TWO UNFURNISHED ROOMS. Private entrance to bath. 821 West 7th St. 27-6tp FOUR ROOM APARTMENT UP- sta'irs in njy home. Furnished or unfurnished. No small children. J. A. Sullivan, 404 North Main. 29-tf 2 ROOM APARTMENT. PRIVATE entrance. Corner Foster and Spruce Streets. 2-3tpd Wanted to Buy TABLE TOP GAS RANGE COOK, stove. Call 768 from 1 to 4 p. m. 29-tf GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, ycc. 3 (/P)—A hasty Covering movement by previous short sellers created a sharp 'upturn in wheat immediately prior to Ihc close loday, sending December and May conlracls to a new seasonal peak. Offerings were extremely light and the market responded quickly to the covering movement. Earlier, the market had sold off on a report the United Slales government was negotiating for 150,000,000 bushels of Canadian wheat for shipment up to the end of July, 1944. Oals and rye recovered nearly all their lost ground in the closing minuics. The- uoaru announced trading in December contracts will end Wednesday, Dec. 22. At the close wheat was 1-8—5-8 higher, December $1.66 1-8, oats were 1-8— 3-8 lower, December 77 3-4', rye was 1-8 lower to 1-2 higher, December $1.15 1-4, and barley was unchanged to 1-2 high er, December $1.18 1-4. Cash wheat none. Oats, No. '2 white'81; No. 3 white 80 1-2; sample' grade while 72 1-2; Barley, malting 1.251.40 nom., feed 1.121.18 nom.; field seed per 100 lbs timothy 5.75-6.0 nom.; red top 14iOO-l5.0 nom.; red clover 31.50 nom; sweet clover 10.50 nom, POULTRY AND PRODUPE Chidago, Dec. 3 — (If)— Poultry live; r unsettled; 1 car, 39 trucks colored broilers, fryers, springs 24 1-2; rocks broilers, fryers A LARGE BEDROOM FOR TWO girls, Kitchen privileges, Private entrance Adjoining bath. Call 635-J after 4 p. m. 410 North Main. 2-3tp The first praclical seeding machine was patented in the United tales in 1840. WARNING! BEWARE OF BOWEL WORMS Eoundworms Inside you or your child can cause real trouble. And you may not know what IB wrong.Warning uisns are:' picky appetite, nervousness, uneasy otomacn, itching parts. Get Jayno'a Vermifuge riitht away I JAYNE'S in America's leading.pro- prietary worm medicine; used by millions. Acts gently yet expels roundworms. Be euro you set JAYNE'S VERMIFUGE I How To Relieve Bronchitis tf ' Cr^ornulslon relieves promptly because it goes right to the seat of thfe trouble to help loosen and expel germ.laden phlegm, and aid nature, to soothe vtmd heal raw, tender, in* flamed bronchial, mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of Greomulslon with the understanding you must like the way it. quickly allays the cough or you are to have your money back. CREOMULSION lor Couehs, Chest Colds, Bronchitis f~ 1 Wonted —Milk Attention Farm Producers! We'will buy all the fresh milk you can bring in to Olie's Dairy Personal PERMANENT WAVE, 59c! DO your own Permanent with Charm- Kurl Kit. Complete equipment, including 40 curlers and shampoo. Easy to do, absolutely harmless. Praised by thousands including Fay McKenzie, glamorous movie star. Mxmey refunded if not satisfied. Morgan & Lindsty. if. ers arc second with 1,241 points in 53 contests. Then comes Boston College with 1,224 points in 46 games and Tulsa with 1,202 in the same number of games. Defensively, the honors go to the Texas Aggies, who held their opponents to 277 points, an average of only 5 1-2 points for 50 conlests. Missouri was 17th with a percentage of .673 for 33 victories, 16 defeats and one tie. Oklahoma ranked 20th with .651-28 wins, 15 losses and 3 ties, and Nebraska was 41st with 24 wins, 21 losses, urn; tit for u ucri,eutu(,t. oi .553. You Bet I'm Helping to Win the War! WARD'S is helping to win the war by protecting your health! We've stocked our shelves with First Aid supplies for any emergency . . . Our laboratory is prepared to fill your prescriptions accurately and well. Let us help you keep strong and well for Victory! The Leading WARD & SON We've Got It PUBLIC SALE I will offer for Public Sole of my farm three miles East of Hope near Rocky Mound road on Monday, December 6, 1943 Commencing at 10 o'clock, the following personal property: Two-Horse Wagon Mower, nearly new Rake, nearly new Post Drill Anvil and Forge Planet Jr. Double Wheel Hoe and Seeder with all Hoes, Rakes and Disc 1 Steel Scalding Barrel 1 Section Harrow, nearly new 1 Cultivator 2 Two-Horse Turning Plows 2 One-Horse Turning Plows 1 Go Devil Harrow 1 Set Eagle Claws 1 Steel One-Horse Harrow 3 Pair Scales Some Galvanized Roofing Some Household Furniture About 100 Bales of Hay Tools and other things too numerous to mention. A. (. MONTS, Owner €01, MQCKETT. Auctioneer c Ci 0 o 0 te£*i'iW' ll v' i / Cu **SS\ .Uffc will YAH Ctti L**»***«*tl Hope 45TH YEAR: VOL. 45—NO, 43 Star Arkansas: Fair this afternoon, tonight and Sunday; warmer Sunday. HOPE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1943 of (AP)—Means Associated Press (NEA)—Msans Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n PRICE 5c COPV Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor ALEX. H. WASHBURN Spain—Graveyard of Ideology Many Conferences, But Little News •'is s THe d Urre h f ' SSUe ° f ° national ma 9°zine publishes what r>i PP os ® a '° ^ e a true story of present-day conditions inside £^te^» Wn -^Tjr£±?^ ~ Olruo. U long ago became evident that many Americans bet on Ihe wrong horse when Ihey favored Franco as a lessor evil lhan the Communists in Spain's Civil War. • If • • ftl • s P a 'n is ruined for generations to VUaHfIA in KlrtTI come - For that she has to thank ff CUUC 111 llnZI "on-Spanish "friends" who pro• w wgw III I1U&.I p OSod lo figllt for idcology rathcr than p a I r i o I i s m . . , Russian "friends" who wanlcd lo try out Ihc Communisl remedy on ihe Spanish dog . . . German and Italian "friends" who said Fascism was a sure-cure. Everybody had a patent medicine —bul Ihcrc was only one dog lo try il on. So Spain is dead. Remember thai. Remember il and resolve for the sake of your own country always lo be a lem- perate and common-sense citizen.' You arc a Liberal, a Conservative, a Radical or a Tory, as the case Clark Smashes in Nazi Lines in Italy By NOLAND NORGAARD > Allied Headquarters, Algiers Dec 4 (/p)- Lt. Gen. Mark W. Clark's Fifth Army has smashed a wedge inlo Gorman defenses after the heaviest artillery and aerial bombardment of the Italian cam( >paign had pulverized many str'ong- - poinls, and has driven ahead two miles along the Via Cusilina toward Rome, headquarters announced today. (The Algiers radio reported the Fifth Army had laken the imporl- , )ant town of Calabritlo, about seven miles southwest of Mignano.) On the Adriatic front, the British Eighth Army knifing ahead toward the "back door" to Rome, approached the outskirts of San Vito, ,,•,16 miles below Ihc port of Pescara' and also swept up the towns of • Lanciano, Trcglio Orsogna and Caoli, air in inland 'country' beyond the Sangro ridge. Orsogna, iho farthest point of advance inland, is about eight miles beyond the San• ' : $ftwr'-S ••• i ~-*.'*^iSKifa™&* i -British and American troops of the Fifth Army launched their full scale offensive on mountain positions guarding bolh sides of the Via Casilina, a main road lo Rome j Thursd, y nighl, it was disclosed! * The assaull, aimed in Ihe direction of Cassino, dr»vc the Germans from the important Camino and Maggiore heights, west of Mignano, front line dispatches said. These dispatches- said the might*i lest artillery barrage since Gen. Sir Bernard L. Montgomery bi-ol>e the German Africa Corps at El Ala.mein in Egypt bellowed from the throats of hundreds of guns as the Americans and British ^launched their offensive. Extremely biller fighting continued yesterday and today as Iho thrust carried into the maze of fortified positions dolling the slopes of. 2,80-fool Mount Camino four miles southwest of Mignano and deeper . into the rough mountain country north and northeast of Mignano. Considerable numbers of prisoners were taken as Clark's headquarters reported Ihc onslaught wqs. "proceeding according lc: ^plan,'.' and Ihc frontline accounts 'haid the Fiflh Army now holds heights which provide observation over Ihe enemy in the Liri valley below and beyond Cassino, The Eighth Army, in hammering through to Orsogna for its biggest ,1 gain, placed a deep wedge in the Germans' secondary defenses, sev- c.-iiig highway routes without which the enemy could not hope to main- rmany Sealed Underpass fo Open Wednesday Continued on Page Four) l> '•3' Keeping Up With Ration Coupons Processed and Canned Foods: November 1—First clay for green slamps 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 slamps A, B and C in Ra- iion Book 4. Meats, Cheese, Butter and Fats: Meat, Cheese, Butter and Fats: . Npvember 21 — tfirst day fur brown stamp L in Book 3. November 28 — First day for stamp M in Book 2. December 4 — Last for for brown slamps G, H, J and K in Book 3. December 5 — First day for brown stamp N in Book 3. t, December 12 — First day for brown stamp P in Book 3. December 19 — First duy fur brown slump Q in Book 3. January 1—Lasl day for brown stamps L, M, N, P and Q in Book 3. Sugar: November 1 — Firsl day for sugar slamp No. 29 in Ration Book 4. Good for five pounds. * , Gasoline: November 21—Lust duy for No. 8 coupons in A Ration Book, good for three gallons. B and C coupons are good for two gallons may be ... but first you are an American. You may compromise your conscience at times, but never your patriotism. Ideologies, like fashions, have their day and die—but a good nation manned by men who arc patriots first, is pretty close to being eternal. The Swiss and the English have been going on for hundreds of years, But Spain is dead. * * •* i complained the other day about Reuters, Ihc British news agency, "beating" the world oti news of the Roosevelt-Churchill-Chiang conference at Cairo. '""1 was 'wasting "myi't'tme".' ' ' From Cairo Roosevelt and Churchill went..to Iran (Persia) and met Stalin. So Ihis morning Ihe Moscow radio lold all about it- while London and Washington knew nothing for Iheir own reporters. So il looks as Ihough Ihc only way we can gel any Unilcd Nalions news first, or at least on time wilh European corrcspondenls, is lo hold Ihc nexl conference over here. Thai's how it is. This is a personal condolence to J. N. Hoiskcll,.; editor of. the Ar- kansas'Gazette, whose son, Ll. Carrick W.' Hbiskell,' was lahn'ounced Ihis morning as killed while piloting an Army transport plane between India and China. The war rolls on, wilh a mounting tide of personal grief. May we hope Ihul Ihe end is near, for which such sacrifice has been made. Australians Driving Up Huon Peninsula By The Associated Press Japanese possession of Die entire Huon peninsula in northeastern New Guinea was threalened today by the advance of Iwo Auslralian tinils baltling to clear that stralc- gic sector for a possible invasion of New Britain island. Veteran "Digger" troops have captured nearly half of Ihe peninsula coast and are now puching inland as well. Only the narrow Dumpier strail slands between Huon and the lower extremity of New Britain, Japan's major base in Ihc Southwest Pacific. One Australian force is closing in on Wareo, 11 miles northwest of coastal Finschhafen and the juncture of jungle trails forming the line of Japanese retreat. A second unit advanced toward the mountain redoubt of Warco. Allied bombers continued to smash ul Japanese bases on the toe of New Britain where invasion landings might be made in the drive lo neulralize, if not di- rcclly assaull, Ihe island's battered strong-hold of Rabaul. Borgen Bay was the lalest target of more than HO Mitchells. Aside from China, there was a lull in ground action elsewhere in the Pacific llieatcr. but Allied fliers gave Ihe enemy no respite in the Solomons. Possibility the costly fight for Tarawa in the Gilberl islands might lead lo entirely new methods of assaull on Japanese islands defenses was suggesled in Washing- Ion as delayed dispatches told of development of a strong American base on the captured Mid-Pacific atoll. For Die lOlh successive day, Allied bombers encountered no enemy interception over Bougainville, ihe lasl sizable Japanese holding in ihe Northern Solomons. Two air fields the enemy had managed to repair were rendered in- FDR, Churchill, Stalin Conclude War Conference <JVft \m & —Europe ; By E. C. DANIEL London, Dec, 4 (fi>)— The Moscow radio announced today the long- awaited Stalin -Roosevelt'-*/ 1*,Churchill conference has been con- 1 * eluded at Teheran, Iran, and in^'j London it was expected historic de- <• : -; cisions apply both to the battlefieldf;'* .and to political questions would be' "* made public soon. j The declaration which will surelj*s' f ( present faltering Germany theXM&$ choice of unconditional surrendei, f $*& or certain bloody defeat by his- * '*" tory's greatest land and air offend sive awaited only completion of ar- '. rangements for its simultaneous re- * | lease at all three capitals. British and American authorities' were understood to be in conference on the arrangements. Moscow's broadcast that the con-. ference actuary has been held was the opening gun of what is expected to be the biggest barrage yet aimed by the Allies at the apprehensive Axis in a nerve war offensive. As a result of the Thursday night broadcast by U. S. Senator Tom Connaly and the subsequent Moscow announcement that the conference' actually had been held, the decisions doubtless will be published earlier lhan originally intended. Considerations for the safety of Premier-Marshal Joseph Stalin, President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill, the main reason for delaying an announcement, were obviated,. /by the Moscow radio statement/ It said the heads Reds Closing in on Zhlobin, Key Rail Point London, Dec. 4 — (/P)— Red Army troops, sloshing forward through knee-deep snow and mud, were closing in from two directions today on Zhlobin, important German- held rail and communications hub at the juncture of the Gomel-Minsk and Leningrad-Odessa railways in While Russia. Far to Ihe south other Soviet forces plunged deeper into German lines west of their Dnieper river bridgehead below Kremenchug, and hurled back fierce countcral- tacks aimed at the up-river Soviet positions in the Cherkasy area, a Russian communique said. There was no mention in the Soviet bulletin regarding developments in Ihc Kiev bulge, where the Germans sit astride newly-recaptured Zhitomir and Korosten in the Leningrad-Odessa line, but Berlin broadcasts said there had been no clash of major importance in lhat rain-soaked area for the past 30 hours. Gen. Constantino Rokossovsky's white-clad troops were reported raising havoc with the German railway network northwest of Gomel, and the army communique said more than 10 populated places were overrun in Friday's steady advance. Keypoints taken in this Lwo-pronged drive, aimed at enveloping Zhlobin, were Sverjon and Oovsk to the north and Soltanovku and Staruya Rudnya lo Ihe southwest. The latter town is only nine miles from Zhlobin. TOP—On the north side of Ihe Missouri Pacific main-line, looking south down Hervey streel through the newly-constructed underpass. Upper lefl is Division street, lower lefl North Hervey streel, and running oul right side of picture is Pond street (old Fulton road.) BOTTOM—On the south side of the Missouri Pacific, looking north on Hervey street. Division street crosses Hervey right and left, and al Ihe intersection the City of Hope has inslalled a Iraffic light! — Wide-angle photos by Hope Star Underpass Built Jointly by City and Railroad; Vehicular Section Alone Cost $33,000 The Hervey streel underpass connecting the north and south sides of Hope across the Missouri Pacific tracks has been completed by Ben Sira & Co., Dallas con- Iraclors, and will be thrown open to motor traffic nexl Wednesday, December 8. The underpass was built Continued on Pago Four) AIR LINE TO IQUASSU i Buenos Aires UP — The gov- i eminent has ordered the army air | force lo establish an air line from ' this capital to Ihe tourist center al the Jguassu Falls in the jungle at the Brazilian frontier. The line will carry only mail until its success has been proved sufficiently lo transport passengers. Army pilots will be used, but the government lias directed the air force to train Civilian pilots for use on tlxe run, contract ncgotialcd by Mayor Albert Graves and the city council with the Missouri Pacific, Ihe contract providing lhal Ihe railroad would pay all cosls in excess of $10,000. The contract was restricted to thai portion of Ihc underpass serving slrcet traffic—Ihe railroad paying the entire cost of the supporting structure for its tracks, Ben Sira & Co.'s contract was approximately $26,000, for labor alone, with materials bringing the total contract cost to about $33,000. Missouri Pacific nol only paid for its track-supporting structure at Hervey streel bul also bore the entire cost of a pedestrian-underpass, construcled principally for Ihc use of school children, al Washington slrcet .which was finished several months ago. Plans for the Hervey slrcel underpass were drawn by City Engineer C. O. Thomas. M. D. McDowell, resident engineer for Ben Sira & Co., went to work on its construclion September 15, and finished November 30. Cily Engineer Thomas said Ihe newest concrete on ihe job would be 12 days old by Wednesday, December 8—and Ihe structure will therefore be opened to traffic that day. The approach to the underpass from the north side of the tracks is a scries of graceful turns and slants from three diferent slrcels, including North Hervey street, which is Ihe roule lo Slate Highway No. 4 (Washington, Ozan and Nashville). Tlie approach from the south side is through a deep cut at the Hcrvey-Division street intersection. Drainage at the low poinl in Ihe underpass is by gravity, and should give no Irouble in Ihe rainy season, Engineer Thomas said. Because of Ihe war scarcily of melals il was necessary lo build lha railroad's supporling structure out of wood, which required a center pillar lhal divides Ihe underpass inlo Iwo roadways. But as soon as steel is available Ihe railroad will inslall a modern structure, eliminating the center pillar and making a single street-width road- Yellow Cab Taxi Overturns, None Hurt A luxi, owned by Ihe Yellow Cab Co.. overturned' last night on old Highway 67, near Cook's Gin, it was learned today. Apparently Ihe driver was unhurt. The vehicle was badly damaged. Jessie Brown, manager of the company, was nol available for a statement and the uccidenl was nol reported to the city or stale police. The incident was Ihe second in which a local laxi has overturned on a highway in recent months. The Rocky mountains are believed by scienlists to be about (30,000,000 years old. City Election Set for Jan. 18 by Committee Prospective 'candidates for six Cily of Hope offices have unlil December 18, Iwo weeks, in which lo file fees with, J. P. Duffie, secretary of Ihe Democratic City Central Committee, Terms expire for the following officials: Alderman Ward 1, W. E. White; Alderman Ward 2, Jessie Brown; Alderman Ward 3, Edwin Stewart; Alderman Ward 4, Dale Jones; City Clerk and Recorder, T. R. Billingsley; and Cily Attorney, Steve Carrigan. The Central committee set the prcferenlial primary elcclion for Tuesday, January 18, with the runoff primary for Tuesday, February 1. ARKANSAN PROMOTED Washington, Dec. 4(/P)—Temporary promotion of Maurice Wayne Chastain, Bcntonvillc, Ark., from 1st lieutenant to Captain was announced today by the War Dcpat- mont. 130 Muskrats to Be Put in Grassy Lake Dr. P. B. Carrigan received Ihe following telegram Ihis morning from Leroy Giles of Ihe Slale Game and Fish Commission at Manila, Ark.: "Am expressing 130 live muskrats for big Grassy lake. Should arrive late Saturday al Hope. Have wired Earl Barham to pick up and release muskrats," This is parl of a reslocking program being carried oul by the State Game and Fish Commission. Grassy lake has been found ideal for muskrats. Gets Promotion Washington, Dec. 4 —(/PiAward of the I3lh bronze oak leaf cluster to the air medal to 1st Lt. John L. White of Kensetl, Ark., was an • nounced today by the War Department. Lt. While is attached lo the 12th air force in North Africa. School Supt Jones Endorses Boy Scout Financial Drive Hempstead County Council Boy Scouts of America. Dear sirs: The Boy Scout organization deserves the whole hearted support of the citizens of this community We are fortunate in having scout leaders and business men who are giving their time to this organization. The counseling and guidance training that the boys are receiving in Boy Scout work is of the highest type. A boy is fortunate to be a member of a Scout troop, and we as citizens of this community should consider it a privilege to be able to give our money to support such a fine organization that stands for so much and means so much to our boys and our com unity. JAMES H. JONES, Superinteacjent of Schools. met v 'a-few- days' 'agb." The British news service Reuters said in a Moscow dispatch that a British embassy spokesman announced the British and American ambassadors to the Soviet Union Sir Archibald Clark Kerr and W. Averell Harriman, left Moscow a fortnight ago to attend the Stalin- Roosevelt-Churchill conference It said they were accompanied by the heads of their military missions. Harriman and Sir Archibald attended the earlier Cairo conferences of President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill and Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek, and it was speculated men that they made the trip to the Middle East primarily to sit in on a conference with Stalin, By JUDSON O'QUINN London, Dec. 4 (/P)— Decisions on how to deal with Germany on the batllefield and on "a number of political questions" have been taken by President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill and Premier Stalin at a conference in Teheran, capital of Iran, the Moscow radio announced today. The meeting of the leaders of the Untied States, Great Britain and Ihe Soviet Union, which Axis and neutral commentators had reported taking place for several days, was held in Teheran "a few days ago," said a brief announcement recoro, ed by the Soviet monitor. It was the first joint meeting of the "Big Three." The announcement made m an official Soviet news agency broad? cast for provincial Russian papers, said: "A few days ago in Teheran, a conference took place between the leaders of the three Allied powers President Roosevelt, Prime Mmis~ ler Churchill and Preiiner Stalin Diplomatic and military representatives took part in the conference "At the conference, questions on the conduct of the war against Germany were discussed as well as a number of political questions. "Corresponding decisions were adopled which will be made public laler." The announcer inlroduccd Ihe slalcmcnl thus: "I am about to broadcast a statement to be inserted in every newspaper," He read it at dictation speed twice, and then once al ordinary speed for checking purposes. The Moscow "scoop" on an event, which had been expected since the Quebec conference in August and the October meeting of U. S. Secretary of State Cordcll Hull, British Foreign Secretary An- Ihony Eden and Soviet Foreign Commissar Vyacheslav Molotov in Moscow, caught both official London and Washington flatfoolcd. Neither capital had any official news for immediate release. The Soviet monitor said full details of the conference might be announced between noon and 2 p. m. Eastern War Time today, basing his prediction on the customary routine of the Moscow radio when announcing future broadcasts. Since be did not take into account any special arrange* on Page ifr* ^t

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