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*t HtcOM class matt* M th« o A A3 I, f jb*> jj £APV*-&jyffeaA't Afew^i 'y ffllXK^M«ons Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n •tf&f j? wHMlcwpWPW Kojpft (AnvoyS PoyODie) in r» A*«rt<t)s Bf elfy earrlef, p«f week iSc, "•—-*"•-t N*rtdo, Hbwand, Milter ona -——'- «• y«w; «U«- the PTMs-te txcluslvely entitled to lt» lrt» for republlcofloft of all news dls- credited to n or not otherwise M this paper and oUo the local ncrelrw •etteientathr D*HtH, IM.; Memphis. Tenn., Mrttfc •uildlna; Chicago, 400 North Mlchv MM Av«ni»; New York ClfV. 292 Madison §fit; Detroit, Mich., 2841 W. Grand Blvd.; OMdrxXM CUV, 4t4 Terminal IBdfl.: New 01 Mans, 722 Union.St.. Combined Operations :£££,; -:• •oMho-Monfh >f- UIOSTHATIONS It WlUlAfe came do%vn to cheer you boys upl" The dominion of Canada has one telephone and one automobile for every nine persons. SIDE GLANCES By Galbroith IMI t* HCA Minuet. UK. r n: REO. u. s. PAT. OFF l.know youre tlie foreman, but I've directed my own novwehold for 20 years without male interference—and don't call me madam!" aHBBIlillliPlliMMMB^^^^^MMHBniBIIIIIIMlBliiaBaiBiiaBiii^^ f) .M0.».t 6bnlight Night Bad As U.S. leet Which Blasted Marshall «Slands Await Jap Dive-Bombers * tiO> i f ARKANSAS n*!f #- . •" f *.«,o icdgc carrier e, Whose planes shttk two Japa" cruisers and four other yes- •islcrday In a big raid on the A , --,-•- s ,, mid ' Pacific Mnrshn's ,hns Just finished benting oft a seven ,,n,hd,.one-half hour attack by be- Commandos were on guard. G EN, CLARK and his staff landed on the coast of Africa, and despite the wetting Hamblen and Courtney got, reached their objective in time.. On shore they were welcomed by the Frenchmen they had sailed to meet, and led up:a path to a large colonial, house. The Britons passed the rest of the night in sleep, but Clark and his staff were deep in conference. It was very late when the Americans retired, and by then the Commandos were awake and on guard. There were several alarms during the day, but it was not until about seven in the. evening that anything serious occurred. There was a Drawings copyright. 1943, by KIne Features They hid in d cellar. report that two gendarmes were, on the wny to-investigate movements around what was supposed to be a vacant house. .'The mission nml their hosts, already in conference several hours, leaped into swift action., The French . ofRccra^tore off'their mcdalcd tunics and :put on civilian clothing, but the Americans and the Commandos stayed in their uniforms. The French .then thrust the whole . party,into a smajl cellar just off the 1 courtyard; beneath a line of storerooms, and warned them to be absolutely quiet. ' >.-•..-. . ^ ," As'the trapdoor was let -down on the mission the They heard people i.. , frenchmen scattered dust and debris over it. The cellar itself was small and pitch black ( and the eight men in the mission, were jamnieil in like sardines. They remained motionless and heard people walking in the courtyard above. Iri whispers they discussed the advisability of having Courtney return to the shore and contact the sub with a radio, set. they had cached there, but decided td wait developments. • After a half hour's search the igendarmcs left, and Gen. Clatk and his party hurried to the shore. Courtney, vising a special code, did the signaling, and the sub came A comber caught them. take otf. They set out and had almost reached tli'eir"g&T' ; i when a huge comber caught them. The men on short?' saw the pair paddle madly up the wall of water, then th« bow of the lioat reared and they fell backward under.it.' Clark hung on to his notes and'maps, but lost ovcrbo«rd a bag containing $18,000 in American gold. The men ; ashore rescued them. Neither was hurt and the boat wttf*' undamaged. (Tomorrow: The mission reaches the tub,?? FUNNY BUSINESS Syndicate. Inc. Tut copyright, 1948. by H. M. SUttlonory Office; Dlatrlbuted by King Featurca Syndicate In conjunction with tht Mtcmlllui Co. and the Book-oMhe.Vonth Club, Inc. '^•^^3^?^^ •'•;" ' ' • ^ ;;v •'•-'• : -" <•'" ^' ByJiershbcrger OUR BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hooplc . _ „.FR\END&~ •WE'RE' 1M TOWN FOR. A WEEK OR GO, MRS. HOOPLE TAKING PICTURES FOR.' COM.E INi.I'LL VMMAT 1 H AV/E/ BV TME VsJKV, TOLD vOHSM \T CAIUE. TO PICTURED, 700 OF OM DOLLAR BILLS SO THE RULE PAN PIRSTT, EAT MOD <3P/\RE THE toR£,E& H/X H/X l VOU HAD A ROOM.'-^I'M. MR. F ROMP AND THIS IS MR.-BLAGGET.' OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams NEW) BUSINESS= / I'VE MADE A LIST OF NEIGHBORS WHO VVOM'T OR CAM'T FOOL WITH A'VICTORY (3ARDEW MEV.T SPRING AMD I'M SURE I CAM GET A LOT OF WORK FOR LJS.NEX.T SUMMER. IF VOLJ'LL GO IM OSJ IT WITH ME.' MOT ME--^V THIS WAR THAT'S TOO \ CAUSIKJ FAR AHEAD.' I TH' I LIKE TO I WEREM'f WAIT TILL. I ( PER IT ARE.' - s COT TH' WIFE \ WIMMIM'.IT.' < AM' KIDS TO WHY, THIS COUSJ' SUPPORT ( TRY HAS GOT T/ BEFORE I 6O \ WORM CATCHIM'- SUPPOKTIKJ') THE EARLV ' BIRD.' ( j.r?.vm.i.'»">= TH£ WORM'S, TURM c ;,;r •y..", j,;y f °,^ „ a "* ' "Ficio's jusl asking you if you have any ration points to ; snare." '•••'•' Look Closer By Leslie Turnei S.V HE TELEPHOTO APPARATUS THERE, BRUNNEft, BUT 1 DON'T WIP.E&STAND HOW THE RUSSIANS " HELP US <5ET IT THRU TOWN #1, YOU WILL SEE! WE HIPE THE MACHINE UNDER THIS CLOrHW6... THEM WE 60 TO ^VA6ENS8UI8a ; -I/ EVERYONE THINKS \ v ,/ WE POWATE CLOTHIN6 ' THE , COPR. 1943 BY NE< SERVICE. INC. "V. M. hug. IT Y THE HIPIN6 P',A<1E IS WORKeOA IN VIEWiCAiTAiM EASY.' BRUNMER,\ THE NA7lS"AftEfc'r frTEONLV CAMOUFLAGE EXPefiix; BUT , WHERES youB UNDER- 6ROUNO ft,. RADIO I. 7 y &•- Rider An Official Visit By Fred Harmon 'iv, YOU (AAT E>E A U.S. rAARSHAL, E>UT VIA 1OU 15 COUNTERFEITER-' f -w ONLY THINS HE DRA\\J \5 A BRAND.' THAT DOESN'T &OTHER YOU'D BE. CAREFUL J THAT COVO&OT HATRED loot* ond Her Buddies Tsk, Tsk! By Edqar Martin Dogwood Puts His Foot in It! By Chic Young WONPERRJU WOMPERFUL/ PASWCJOR THAT IS REMARKABLE WHEN VOU CONSIPER THAT VOU HAVEN'T TAKEN ME OUT PANCINQ IMTWO Donald, Duck ', The Eternal Woman By Wait Diiney '. y— the Mnrsholls Kwajalein atoll whore no Is located. We hit hard, setting four Japa- >uese,cargo ships and two cruisers vjilf a Ienvin 8 them sinking. Th« dozen enemy planes which loot to the uir promptly were shot down. .Before noon we opened our tleclv and: took aboard our returning tor- ,v.fj° n J) divc l)om ber planes with l nf ir Hellcat fighier escort, then "S c , d a now air combat patrol. .We know we had stirred up a hoi-i riot sanest In the Marshnlls and thai ine Japanese would throw cvery- )^»ff -available at us. However none of us guessed al Its intensity. Two'minutes past noon, low flying,,torpedo planes came, 'within gun. fire range and dropped their J oes. They were shot down _. ' nnti-airdraft batteries. One- vo. Three. »A11 exploded, and 'burned. j. "Swell, as long as they come, iii ;i durtng daylight," said the gunnery jofrtcer.-Lt. Cmdr. F. R. Putnam, We looked at the .east toward - .Harbor. There was a cloud ,—irrnation but not enough for pro-' •lection. ' t -. °!Ehe half moon seemed bright .•.even before sunset. .•As. the sun was sinking our Osquawkbox" sounded, "Jap snoop•*/" Is-, closing." -"That snooper will be only one of tWbrry of TEETH Slipping or Irritating? . Don t be embarrassed by loose ;/afee.-.teeth slipping, dropping or •fjvnbblihR when you eat, talk or •lough. Just sprinkle a little FAS- ;rpETH on your plates. This pleas'.ant powder gives a remarkable Wcnae-of added comfort and security •byr holding plates more -firmly. No .gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling n . It's alkaline (non-acid) Get JPASTEETH at any drug store. HI, DAISy. lX \ v DO?/SO GLfXD \ I BOUGHT lS,r-rf VOU COULD WOULDN'T VOL) U-/HAE-NESSED UP 1 LIKE TO STEP INTO! LIKE ACIRCUS , AAV BEDROOA\ /HORSE AND % AMD FF?ESHEN M.PAINTED LIKE A UP BEFORE tlHOTTENTOT! " DIMMER?/\THEIiUSSV/ <) C-, C Top, l«m, «Mr iftifln PioOutlion, «-UH.{li.lto.»cJ Popeye "For Adult Use Only" Thimble Theater (^ IT'S READV^) J'AT'S SWELL, SLUEE'PEA WILL H^BS dURED NQUJ 'HELP ME POUR OFF THEulUICE,POPeVE C 1 r OKAV, 6RA'MAU; CUE POURED TLOENNV BOTTLES OF THE STUFF, DOES Sluee'PEA HAFTA TAKE ALL OF IT ? .—. 1 ''• r cCr, ^ HEAVENS, NO! THAT'S ALL FOR ME -IT'S TOO STRON6 FOR THE BOV-BESIDES,THAT JUICE HELPS MV MISERIES! •> •'•.coMitfc:'.- COC/V.T POPEVE JOINS THE N ( / Wanted —Milk > 'Attention Farm Producers! N-We will buy all the "fresh milk P'- w . • you can bring ia to Olic's Dairy o plane skipper. -... cruiser opened fire wilh two destroyers joining in. "It's a Mitsubishi," announced the fire control aft, This Is a heavy bomber which Japan has had in production about n year, It has Iwo engines and can carry UTO one-ton Iffrpcdocs. .That mottling-.our fighier skipper, Ltv Comdiv Phil Tori'ey clocked'one at over 300 miles per hour.'.''- • The squawkbox said al 9:50! p. m. '&• group of planes Is 'closing. They are dropping floal lights. Another group Is off our starboard bow now closing." In the .dar.knoss we strnlnecl to see the swlfl low-flytng, death-dealing planes .which carried enough dynamite to blow our • formation sky high. Commander White- voiced liis admiration. "Those Japs are cool customers," he said. "Jusl look al them taking more than two hours .to get n fix, on us, then circling us and keeping maneuvering. Now walch them close in for the kill." And so -they did. 'Ships began firing first lo our port beam, lo our slarboard, aft and dead ahead. ;Thcy fire almosl simultaneously and then -the Japanese seemed to withdraw. Tirne for the dropped lorpedoes lo make Iheir runs passed. Nothing happened. Soon the Japanese organizer who had been nicknamed "Tojo, the Lamplighler," dropped some flares as. he circled us. He was outlining our formalion for the boys on high. • "Damned clever those Japanese,", says an anli-aircrafl gunner. For anolher three hours, unlil midnight,. Ihe planes made Iheir runs at. us and retired while Tojo kept lighting up Iho street lighls, Finally he dropped four parachule flares which lit up c"£n Ihe heavens for miles. There was n low whistle behind me. "Pass Ihe strychnine," said a pilot. "I've had enough." Everyone is lenscd' for Ihe blow but it didn'l come. "I have lo hand il lo Ihe admiral for some nice evasive Indies." said the lorpedo skipper. "Those Japs are good bul he's giving Ihem all he can lo make il harder." "God , I can'l help remembering Ihe Liscome Bay," said a gunner aloud. • (The Liscome Bay was an escort Carrier sunk by a Japanese submarine during operations around; the newly-won Gilbert islands). "I saw her explode Ihe olher morning before dawn. The flash Gl Soap Apparently Tastes Good to Them By WILLIAM L. WOROfeN Wilh tho Seventh U. S. Air Force in the Pncific, Nov. 25 —(/P)— (Delayed) — The Polynesians in the ofCicers mess nrc excellent waiters and likeable chaps, but ... Right from the "start,; Lt. JHmes McKinncy of Hawklnsvillei. Cia., jhad trouble with one pt the Poly,"I ncsinns who insisted on ekling u cake of OI soap. And he still hasn't been able,to convince any of them that a slice of bread should be placed under jam, They lake their jam slraight. On. the first day the boys cnme, their leader shook hands with the lieutenant and asked; "We friends' now?" "Yes," McKinney said, "We're Mends." And the native replied, "1 appreciate you." /Every morning, since they've gone through the same ceremony, word for word. Today McKinncy tried to explain to his crew why special preparations were being made for Thanksgiving dinner. They didn't understand. Finally he tried to convey the general idea with simple sen^ tcnces, including, "We are all thankful for God's gifts last year." He got no further. ; . All 12 waiters immediately dropped to their knees and waited: for McKinncy to lead them, in prayer. Temporary Army Promotions Listed Washington .Dec. 9 — Temporary r""motions of four Arkansans from first lieutenants to captains, and temporary promotion of another from second to first lieutenant yere announced today by the War Department. Elevated to captains were Jesse' Benjamin Woods, Hoi Springs; Rufus Crew, Kingslarid; Martin Franklin Liebenguth, Little Rock, and John Glen Russell, Tucker. William Orrick Miller, Stuttgart, was,promoted to first lieulenanl. The oldest stone arch bridge in the U., S, was one built in 1809 near Frederick, Md. Alley Oop The Answer By V. T. Homlin , _r EVEN THOUGH T PON'T KNOW X7^ «^!K&E^^ _.; .Ti" . ;tr^.i- r>u ?i. i »w= XINCSI IH THW UP TRV1N' T'SET BKCK\WEA«IN' '•'\S TH' PC KHAN* SWORD PSEJ 1$ NO REASON FOB ME TO ee.-t SEEMS T'BE A PRETTy SC50D PASSPORT," .4^ \& nwg i <s<rr OUT QF THIS' Pt«kC£"-WHAT HAP. PEN&D T& THEN TWO - jFrwklei and HU t t KROGER'S Country Club Quality t 25 fc 1.39 Ernbossy p^g _ ^^ MARSHMALLOW10 ( Country Club English Peas 16c No. 2 Can «|, 1V Spotlight ^COFFEE a M>$, , . , . 59c Standard PEARS No. 2>A Sue Can . , , , , 27c Kroger's Clock Bread 20-0*. Q Uaf , 7V A Trying .Situation Mope--, IT , WON'T WORK! IV Merrill WE'PE JUST TRYING To GET UNPRiSSfQi/j JTexQC Juicy ORANGES 5 Lb$. \ • ^ rMesop SJ PPLES Lb $t e»qi», Pink pr Whit? RAPEFRUIT iHOGER^ r S Irbv. must have gone up 10 miles." Below decks the tension must be even worse. The men can't see. They've been down for more than 20 hours. As midnight approachs our skipper decides that the men below | might be wanting rest- and orders the squawkbox. silenced. A man telling me about that decision next day said, "They left us with Jap torpedo, planes closing in. We waited' for word and waited; The uncertainty was killing." Topside, if. was a beautiful night i except for the. Japanese. The moon silvered the whitecaps but unfortunately for us it silhouetted us as we made ;a twisting wake, a river of soap suds. You caught the enormity of our task force as the firing commenced on both sides. Suddenly to the starboard a cruiser brought 'down a Mitsubishi in flames. It burned on the water, lighting- the sky. . That made it a flaming beacon for marauding Japanese torpedo planes. The admiral is tired but he stands by. He has seen more action in the past three months than perhaps any other admiral in the same length of time in the Pacific — Marcus, Wake, Tarawa. He has fought off attack after attack. For a few minutes, the attack has ceased, Then it is on again. Our llth warning tonight is sounded. Part of our force opens fire. Rear Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery changes the course, turning the stern of our formation so that the Japanese will not get a broadside target. "I'm just too tried to give a damn." says one man. He flops on the steel deck and is dead away in five seconds. Exhaustion has won over fear. We open fire. Tracers- fill the heaven with strings of red, Our five-inchers speak right up with authority. The Japanese retire but other planes come in and circle our formation, waiting for a chance to come in. Now they're getting ready to close in from all sides, We could not keep track of them any longer. One drops its fish. We maneuver, wait and again are safe. Finally the moon dips below the horizon and it becomes darker. "It's still four hours until sunrise before we can see those devils and knock the Hell out of them," says a marine gunner. Eventually, exhausted men fall into their sacks after nearly 24 hours of continuous duty. *"""** irnigjfH&ftp, ^w«.WMU**ti-^=M«^-\~4.i" Turkish Baitt Could Tip Scales m«rout, and thtir utt by the Allttd airfare** would bring itr«4*fk ••Ikon Urgtti within HUNGARY CRIMIA Sevastopol BULGARIA • Aryan Karohitar Entrance of Turkey in war on side of Allies would open Dardanelles to Allied naval units, tuning off Axis lines of supply in the Black Sea to N«)s in Russia CODEC ANISE IS, New bases for Allied raids on the Balkans and German-held Russia would be available should Turkey join the war against the Axis. Opening of the Dardanelles would speed lend-lease shipments to Russia, now carried the long way around via the Persian ; Washington By JACK STINNETT Washington — January may -ushr er in the most historic year of Wrold War II. That remains to-'be seen, but one thing is certain, -that month will make- the opening of the all-important 1944 political campaigns. ..,•'•' ' •" '.• Both major parties have selected January for the '44 campaign • kickoffs. The Republican National committee- will- meet in Chicago Jan-. 10-11 to pick the/ site and name the date of their convention. On Jam 22; the Democratic National committee will meet here for the same- purpose. In addition the Democrats have promised through National Chairman Frank c: Walker that, they will, at that time, hod one .or more "Jackson Day" banquet at t. • _i_ . , - . * . •. > which party spokesmen "the answers to a lot lions." will give of que'si LIFE'S'Uttto TROUBLES No seed to lie & I?S(J—toss-^ worry ^nd fret because CON-, STIPATION or GAS PRESSURE won't let yoij eteep. Be sensible—get up—take, » dash pf as directed, to relieve the pressure of large intestines on nerves and organs of the digestive tract, A<}- lerika assists old food wastes and gas through a comfortable bowel movement so that bowels return to normal size and the discomforts of pressure stop. Before yoq know it, you are asleep. Morning finds yo.u. feelujjj! sleaa—xe|r«shii| an,(j seafly (or a goo4 day's wo/¥ Of f.ip, ,C.o, Those who anticipate that any' of these "answers to a lot of questions" will have anything to d'o» with clarifying the status of the fourth term are slated for disappointment.. Ambrose O'ConeU, vice chair :man of the committee, when ask:ed point blank if the fourth -term would be discussed, said' VI ddiibt it .very much." Political observers here are more positive than that. Although some Roosevelt backers may choose that time : to restate their allegiance, it is considered certain that the President himself or any one who can speak for him, will wait until the last minute to make his announcement. That's hot even very deep, dark strategy. The presidential race next year depends much on the tide of wan. For the President to make-a move in either direction too soon might mean only riding the crest of a wave that will be no more than a ^'ipple^when it reaches the beach next November. •; It ii that same faptor, some think, which may cause the Democrats to name the date^ of their convention as close to the election as possible — perhaps as late as September, In that also, they would have the advantage of gauging the tide of war at the latest date, ; with additional possibility that they could make political hay out of the declaration that any long drawn- out national campaign that would, hamper the war effort. As a matter of fact, except for the opportunities for pulse-feeling among the political leaders ' of both parties, the January sessions are not expected to reproduce any clues as to who the candidates wilt be. There is almost certain to be no such clue in the selection of com vention cities. While it sometimes happens that one potential candidate or another gains prestige through: selection of a 'convention city in one of his own strongholds; the determining factor this year is almost bound to be transportation. For that reason, observers here think it most likely that both parties will pick Chicago. There 'are several other cities still in 'the running for both conventions. Philadelphia has made a strong bid for the Democratic convention. Cleveland, Detroit and St. Louis also have been discussed, as possibilities. But Chicago still has Die edge in that it is not only geographically rigjit from a transportation standpoint, but it is believed that it caa best supply accomodtj- tions without disrupting its local war effort. In any event, the national campaigns will be in full sway before January is written off the calendar. Sympothy for Chaser MiUington, Tenj?, —M— Sign in a MttMngtofl r e s 19 14 r a n it: "Hangover special: $ eg^s any style, b}a.«k coffee, 2 aspirins, one bout's sympathy —'35 cents," mt^^mi^m^fim^mmit, u 1 y.'W Deaths Last Press By Tha Associated ' Daniel, B. Lloyd Washington — Daniel B. Lloyd, 83, official reporter of debates for the Senate GG years. Dr. Charles H. May ' New, York — Dr. Charles IT. May, 82, opthalmologist and author of '"The Manual of Diseases of the Eye," standard text in medical colleges. MO.-PAC. SUED FOR $15,000 .... East St. Louis, 111., Dec.-9 —(/P) -f- The Missouri Pacific railroad has been named defeandant in a 'suit for $15,000 damages filed by United States District Attorney William Hart in behalf of 30 locomotive engineers, firemen and trainmen. The suit charges violation of the federal hours of service act. It s"eeks : $500 for each employe, including five working on trains from Paragould, Ark., to Dupo. Hollywood By BOBBIN COONS Hollywood — Mr. Lester Alvin Burnelle took his old guilar down to Ihe headquarters of the musicians' union the other day, plucked out a few tunes, paid his $50, and got his card. Mr. Lester Alvin Bur- hetle, guitar-player, is now a member in good standing. But Lester Alvin—firned Smiley Burnette of the weslerns — was being modest, Inking along just a guitar. The fact is, Smiley is practically a one-man symphony orchestra, master of many instruments and wrestler with many more for a total (If you count his jewel-handled musical saw) of 52. ' "But I've practically give up the musical saw," he says. "It's out in my workshop now, and I'm using it as a saw." He and his wife are turning out toys for underprivileged children's Chrislmases — which is a good' use, if you ask me, for all musical saws. Smiley's musical leanings asserted themselves at an early age; even before his parents tried to give him lessons on piano and cornet. He also made conquests' in bizarre instrumental fields. When he was chief musician, handy man and sweeper-out at a little radio station in Tuscola, 111., he used the opportunity to demonstrate his assorted talents. Later, on tours, he used to play between 15 to 20 instruments in the course of one tune. But that, avers Smiley, is just show stuff. In pictures, now, he seldom plays anything besides accordion and guitar. It's at home in North Hollywood that the Burnette talents really quiver the air. Mrs. Burnette is tolerant, the three children either don't mind or are helpless, and the house is "far enough away" from neighbors. There Smiley can practice playing the. novachord with, towel over it, or five instruments at once, or take a turn at the glockenspiel or wrangle with vibr'a- harp, mandola, trumpets, xylophone, or mandolin. In his more bucolic moments he- can tear- into his ocarina, his musical pitchfork, his cowbells, or his tub fiddle — a home-made contrivance made from u tub. Neither Smiley's music nor his musical compositions (around 30: including "Deeper and Deeper," "Ridin 1 Down the Canyon," and "Lonesome Guitar) are aimed at What he calls the "mink and' monocle crowd." Neither are the movies in which, wearing sloppy clothes to make his 246. pounds look bulkier than they are, he has built his following. But they're what he likes. FIVE YEARS FO.R ROBBERY Paragould, Dec. 9 — (/P)— A circuit court jury yesterday decreed five years imprisonment lor Melvin Steward, former taxi driver, after finding him guilty on charges of robbing J. J. Jones, a farmer of $51 near Paragould last August. They Go to tattle With Rye and Rum Camp Claiborne, La". (IP)— "Henrietta" and "southern Select" are going, to battle. They are vehicles in the- 634th Tank destroyer battalion, instead of identifying, a vehicle by number, the battalion has named each tank, jeep, truck and command car after a brand of beer, or a cigar, of just about anything the happens along. Even the reconnaissance motorcycles hav& monickers, Scheme of the naming is that the first letter-of a name indicates that vehicle's company; Thus "Assassin," is a company A tank. "Hopa- long Cassidy' 1 is a headquarters command car,, and so on. Agriculture provjides a hood for 32,00,00 people United States, 28 Counties Moke Tax Settlements Little Rock, Dec. 3WP)—Twenty eight of Arkansas' 75 counties have paid 1943 'tax settlements totaling $1,300,06505, Auditor J. Oscar Humphrey said today. Asserting the collectore were "unusually t slow" in filing, the returns, Humphrey said, he attributed the delay partly to a shortage of clerical workers in may county offices. . More than half of the' counties had made settlements dt this time last year. '• ' ' v Deadline for filing total settle - ments Is midnight Dec. 31. They have been 'payable since Nov. 28, date of delinquent tax sales. Teh '28 counties Which have, filed returns include, Jefferson, Ou'achl- ta h Phillips, Pope, Union and Washington. Way Of The' World, Los Angeles —"I can't sell him," sobbed 12-^ear-old-' Barbara "Olsen as her young"steer was led to the Livestock show. "He's just like- one of the family.." •, Others reminded her 'that rules of the show required the sale. Finally she pushed' out her chin, gave the angus a last hug,: and-said, "I guess thatfs the way it's got to be for, us. cattle breeders." NOW SHE SHOPS "CASHANOCflRRr Without Painful Backacb* Many tufleren reliive naniiic lm«V«l>*. quickly, once they diwover that the real came of their trouble may be tired kidney*. The kidneys are Mature'! chief way of tak- inc the exce««. acida and watte, out ol th« blood. They help -most people pa« about 3 pint* a day. When dnorder oi kidney function, permit* poiionoiu matter to renuun in your, blood, it may cauae naiging backache; rheumatic paini, , leKlwin*..kMt oiftfJaA «mv,,«ttnKup ni«U», twcUiiib. miffineat under tha. «*§.. headache* and di»»lne»». Frequent or icaoty paiHCe*>Uh;iraarawp nod. tuiniug i times' ah* Bhow« there » aon»thiu« wron§ witb your ludncyi or bladder,. ». • • Don't wait I Alk your drugfii* for Doan'l Pilli,, uaed Mcwnfully by mfllion*' for over 40 year*. Th«y aivehappy relief and.will help the -15'mi|e« of kldoey tubes ftuih outpoison- ou* waete-froia your blood. G«t Doon'e Pllla. COB SUAB '4 SIGH ROBISON'S ANNUAL SALE OF - - LADIES' FALL COATS and SUITS In these Coots and Suits are included famQus brqnds .such as . .. . '• -. • : •' \ ...•*' •-.'•' "' • It Ep FERN LOUJS MARCUS and other-distinguished merchandising names One Lot Ladies' COATS to sell at $20 One Lot Ladies' Coats - Suits 12.50 Eoch Each One Lot Ladies' COATS One Lot Ladies' COATS $6 3.50 Each Each One Lot Children's COATS 1.98 Each We Gjive Eagle Stamps The LiQding Department Store Geo. W. Robison '6» Co.

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